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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
ALL ELECTRICLaundry Centers
he following are specific requirements
fe electrical installation of your laundry
center. Failure to follow these instructions can create
electrical shock and/or a fire
hazard
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This
appliance
MUST
beproperly
grounded. Electrical shock can result if the laundry center is
not properly grounded, Follow the instructions in this manual
for proper grounding.
_Do
not use an extension cord with this
laundry center. Some extension cords are not designed to
withstand the amounts of electrical current this laundry center
utilizes and can melt, creating electrical shock and/or fire
hazard, Locate the laundry center 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 laundry center and can be cut
by any movement of the cord, resulting in electrical shock,
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
OR aluminum
wired
power
cord with an
aluminum wired receptacle,
NOTE: Laundry centers operating on a 208 volt power supply
will have longer drying times than laundry centers operating
on a 240 volt power supply.
GROUNDING
REQUIREMENTS
Non-Canadian ELECTRICLaundry Center
_
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 laundry center:
1, The laundry center MUST be grounded, In the event of
malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk
of electrical shock by a path of least resistance for electrical
current.
2, If your laundry center is equipped with a power supply cord
having an equipment-grounding
conductor and a grounding
plug, 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,
For a permanently connected laundry center:
The laundry center MUST be connected to a grounded metal,
permanent wiring system; oran equipment grounding conductor
MUST be run with the circuit conductors and connected to the
equipment-grounding
terminal or lead on the appliance,
Canadian ELECTRICLaundry Center
_lmproper
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 laundry center:
1, The laundry center MUST be grounded, In the event of
malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk
of electrical shock by providing a path of least resistance
for the electrical current,
2, Since your laundry center is equipped with a power supply
cord having an equipment-grounding
conductor and a
grounding plug, the plug MUST be plugged into an
appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded
in accordance with all codes and ordinances, If in doubt,
call a licensed electrician
ALL GAS Laundry Centers
1, The laundry center, when installed, MUST be electrically
grounded in accordance with local codes, or in the absence
of local codes, with the National Electrical Codes, ANSI/
NFPA (latest edition) or in Canada, CSA C22.1 Canadian
Electrical Code Part 1,
2. The laundry center is equipped with a three-prong (grounding)
plug for your protection against shock hazard and should
be plugged directly into a properly grounded three-prong
receptacle, Do not cut or remove the grounding prong from
the plug,
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