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CONNECTING
ELECTRIC DRYERS (continued)
CONNECTING
ELECTRIC DRYERS
,A WARNING:
Connect the power cord to the fermlnal block. Each
colored wire should be connected to the same color
screw. Wire color indicated on manual
is connected to
the same color screw in block. Fallure to follow
these
instructions may result in a short or overload.
Grounding through
the neutral conductor is prohibited
for: (1) new branch=clrcult installations, (2) mobile
homes, (3) recreatlonal vehlcles, and (4) areas where
local codes prohibit grounding through
the
neutral conductor.
Four=Wire Power Cord
* A 4=wire connection is required
for all
moblle and manufactured home installations,
as well as all new construction after
January 1, 1996.
* A UL-listed strain relief is required.
* Use a 30=amp, 240=volt, 4-wlre,
UL=ilsted power cord
with #10 AWG=mlnlmum
copper conductor and closed
loop or forked terminals with upturned ends.
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Remove the terminal
block access cover on the upper
back of the dryer.
Install a UL-tisted strain relief into the power cord
through-hole.
Thread a 30-amp,
240-volt,
4-wire, UL-listed power
cord with #10 AWG-minimum
copper conductor
through the strain relief.
Hot
_
Neutral
(Black)
Ground
Wire
_1 Transfer the dryer's ground wire from behind the green
ground screw to the center screw of the terminal block.
Attach the two hot leads of the power cord to the outer
terminal block screws.
t_t Attach the white neutral wire to the center screw of
the terminal block.
Attach the power cord ground wire to the green
ground screw.
TIGHTEN ALL SCREWS SECURELY.
Reinstall the terminal block access cover.
Three=Wire
Power Cord
* A 3=wlre connection is NOT permitted on
new construction after January 1, 1996.
" A UL-listed strain relief is required.
* Use a 30-amp,
240-volt,
3-wire, UL-tisted power cord
with #10 AWG-minimum
copper conductor
and closed
loop or forked terminals with upturned
ends.
Terminal
Block
UL-Listed 3-Wire
Power Cord
Remove the terminal block access cover on the upper
back of the dryer.
Install a UL-tisted strain relief into the power cord
through-hole.
Thread a 30-amp,
240-volt,
3-wire, UL-listed power
cord with #10 AWG-minimum
copper conductor
through the strain relief.
I_
Hot
(Black)
Ground
Screw
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White wire from
dryer harness
Neutral
0
0
0
@
0
Attach the two hot leads (black and red) of the
power cord to the outer terminal
block screws.
Attach the neutral (white) wire to the center terminal
block screw.
Connect the external ground (if required by local
codes) to the green ground screw.
TIGHTEN ALL SCREWS SECURELY.
Reinstall the terminal
block access cover.
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