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Direct Wire Connection - Whirlpool WED97HEXL0 Installation Instructions Manual

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Direct
Wire
Connection
Direct wire strain relief
Unscrew the removable conduit connector (A) and any
screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking
on strain relief). Put the threaded section of the strain relief
(C) through the hole below the terminal block opening (B).
Reaching inside the terminal block opening, screw the
removable conduit connector (A) onto the strain relief threads.
4=Wire Direct Wire Connection
iMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection
is required for mobile homes
and where local codes do not permit 3-wire connections.
f
"1, Prepare
your 4=wire cable
for direct
connection
Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so
dryer may be moved if needed.
Strip 5" (127 mm) of outer covering from end of cable,
leaving bare ground wire at 5" (127 mm). Cut 11/2'' (38 mm)
from remaining 3 wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm).
Shape ends of wires into hooks.
Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain
relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be in
a horizontal position. Tighten strain relief screw against the
direct wire cable.
wire and neutral
wire
,====,=_=_
Remove center, silver-colored
terminal block screw (B).
Remove neutral ground wire (E) from external ground
conductor
screw (A).
if your wiring looks like this:
4-wire direct connection:
Go to 4-Wire Direct Connection on
this page,
3=wire direct connection:
Go to 3=Wire Direct Connection on
page 12.
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