Electrical Installation; Grounding Requirements - Frigidaire FAQG7021LB0 Installation Manual

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The following are specific requirements for proper and
safe electrical installation of your dryer. Failure to follow
these instructions can create electrical shock and/or a fire
This appliance MUST be properly grounded.
Electrical shock can result if the dryer is not properly
grounded. Follow the instructions in this manual for
proper grounding.
Do not use an extension cord with this dryer. Some
extension cords are not designed to withstand the
amounts of electrical current this dryer utilizes
and can melt, creating electrical shock and/
or fire hazard. Locate the dryer within reach of
the receptacle for the length power cord to be
purchased, allowing some slack in the cord. Refer to
the pre-installation
requirements in this manual for
the proper power cord to be purchased.
A U.L.-approved strain relief must be installed onto
power cord. If the strain relief is not attached, the
cord can be pulled out of the dryer and can be cut
by any movement of the cord, resulting in electrical
Do not use an aluminum wired receptacle with a
copper wired power cord and plug (or vice versa).
A chemical reaction occurs between copper and
aluminum and can cause electrical shorts. The
proper wiring and receptacle is a copper wired
power cord with a copper wired receptacle.
Dryers operating on 208 volt power supply will have
drying times than dryers operating on 240 volt
Grounding requirements
= Electric dryer (USA)
Improper connection of the equipment grounding
conductor can result in a risk of electrical shock. Check
with a licensed electrician if you are in doubt as to
whether the appliance is properly grounded.
For a grounded, cord-connected dryer:
The dryer MUST be grounded. In the event of a
malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce
the risk of electrical shock by a path of least
resistance for electrical current.
After you purchase and install a 3 wire or 4 wire
power supply cord having an equipment-grounding
conductor and a grounding plug that matches you
For a
wiring system, the plug MUST be plugged into
an appropriate, copper wired receptacle that is
properly installed and grounded in accordance with
all local codes and ordinances. If in doubt, call a
licensed electrician.
DO NOT modify the plug you've installed on this
appliance. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper
outlet installed by a qualified electrician.
permanently connected dryer:
The dryer MUST be connected to a grounded
metal, permanent wiring system; or an equipment
grounding conductor must be run with the circuit
conductors and connected to the equipment-
grounding terminal or lead on the appliance.

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