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Direct Wire Connection - Whirlpool 29" Wide Models Installation Instructions Manual

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6.
Connect remaining wires
Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws.
Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover
into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down
screw. Now, go to Venting Requirements.
3-wire Power Supply Cord Connection
Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground
conductor to neutral wire.
A.
B.
C.
A. 3-wire receptacle (NEMA type 10-30R)
B. 3-wire plug
C. Neutral prong
D. Spade terminals with upturned ends
E. 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief
F. Ring terminals
G. Neutral (white or center wire)
3.
Remove center screw
Remove center terminal block screw (B).
4.
Connect neutral wire
C
Connect neutral wire (white or center) (C) of power supply cord
to center terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw.
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F.
D.
E.
B
B
B
5.
Connect remaining wires
Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws.
Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover
into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down
screw. Now, go to Venting Requirements.

Direct Wire Connection

Direct wire strain relief
1.
Attach direct wire strain relief
G.
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
through the hole (B) below the terminal block opening.
Reaching inside the terminal block opening, screw the
removable conduit connector onto the strain relief threads (C).
2.
Attach direct wire cable to
strain relief
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 screws.
For 3-wire Direct Wire Connection, see page 12.
For 4 wire Direct Wire Connection, continue to step 3 below.
A
B
C

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