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Electrical Requirements; Wiring Methods - Whirlpool 3380268 Installation Manual

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Electrical
requirements
Electrical Shock Hazard
Electrically ground dishwasher.
Connect ground wire to green
ground connector in terminal box.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to do so can result in
death, fire, or electrical shock.
Check with a qualified electrician
if
you are not sure dishwasher
is
properly grounded.
It is the customer's responsibility:
To contact a qualified electrician.
To assure that the electrical
installation
is adequate and in
conformance
with all national
and local codes and ordinances.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only,
15-ampere,
fused electrical
supply is
required.
A time-delay
fuse or circuit
breaker
is recommended.
It is
recommended
that a separate
circuit serving only this dishwasher
be provided.
The dishwasher
must be connected
with copper
wire only, in
accordance
with all national
and
local codes
and ordinances.
Grounding
instructions
Dishwasher must be connected
to a
grounded metal, permanent
wiring
system, or an equipment-ground
conductor must be run with the
circuit conductors and connected
to the equipment-ground
terminal
or lead on the dishwasher.
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Do not connect dishwasherto
electrical supply until dishwasheris
permanently grounded.
Do not have a fuse in the neutral or
ground circuit.
Wiring methods
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect electrical power at the
fuse box or circuit breaker box
before installing dishwasher.
Failure to do so can result in death
or electrical shock.
Pick one method to follow
depending
on your
dishwasher and local
codes.
A=
Direct wire method
(cable connecting
dishwasher to a
junction box)
If your dishwasher
model
is not
equipped
with a power supply cord
go to Step 1.
If a power supply cord is attached
to dishwasher
but dishwasher
must
be directly
wired to meet local
codes...
The power supply cord
must be
removed
and dishwasher
wired
directly. To direct
wire this product,
order kit #4317979. Electrical
connections
must be contained
within the terminal
box and meet all
national
and all local codes
and
ordinances.
IF THE POWER SUPPLY CORD IS
REMOVED, THE DISHWASHER MUST BE
CONNECTED WITH COPPER WIRE
ONLY
(10.2 cm)
l
m Put on gloves and safety glasses.
= Disconnect
electrical
power
supply.
alternate
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electrical wiringl
locations
--
6 I1
[15.2 cm)
(10.2 cm)
2-I/2"
(6.4 cm)
(25.4 cm)
wiring
(12.7cm)
(5.1 cm)
mCut a 3/4" (1.9 cm) hole for the
direct
wiring to pass through.
Right
side is easiest location.
If the hole is
cut in a wood
cabinet,
the hole
should
be sanded
until smooth. If
the hole is cut in a metal
cabinet,
the hole must be covered
by a
grommet
(Part No. 302797) available
from your local dealer
or parts
supplier. Run flexible, armored
or
non-metallic
sheathed,
No. 14-2
cable
(with ground
wire) from
fused disconnect,
circuit breaker
or junction
box through
the 3/4""
(1.9 cm) cabinet
hole to the
dishwasher
location.
The cable
must
extend
24"" (61 cm) from the back
wall into cabinet
opening.
lAfter
the
_
te_rm_ n
dishwasher is
installed in the
opening,
al
remove
the
box cover
dishwasher
terminal
box cover.
strain relief
• Install a U.L.-
listed/CSA-cen_ifled
strain relief to the junction
box. If using conduit,
use a U.L.-
listed/CSA-certifled
conduit
connector.
Wire sizes must conform
with the rating of the dishwasher.
black
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I
ground
rellef__
-I wire
m Connect
the white wire from
the power supply wire to the white
wire in the terminal
box with a twist-
on wire connector.
Connect
the
black wire from the power supply wire
to the black wire in the terminal
box
with a twist-on wire connector.
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