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3, Route the power cord (pigtail) or cable conductors through
the strain relief clamp.
A CAUTION - The conductors should not extend into
the dryer more than necessary to make the electrical
4. Refer to the Typical Electrical connections listed below
and make the electrical connections as instructed. We
recommend that a qualified service technician or electri
cian be consulted before connecting the dryer.
NOTE; DO NOT REMOVE THE INTERNAL GROUND WIRE
OR BRASS STRAP EXCEPT WHERE INSTRUCTED AND
REQUIRED BY LOCAL CODES AND ORDINANCES OF
5. Check to be certain all conductors are correctly installed.
Then securely tighten all terminal nuts and the ground
6. Tighten the strain relief clamp.
7. Replace the supply cord cover plate.
8. Complete the dryer installation.
TYPICAL ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS
3-WIRE SYSTEM WITH GROUNDED NEUTRAL -
Connect power cord conductors to the line 1, neutral,
and line 2 terminals of the terminal block as shown in
Some 3-wire flat type power cords are not color
coded. When using this type of power cord, connect the
center conductor to the Neutral, connect one of the out
side conductors to line 1, and connect the other outside
conductor to line 2.
3-WIRE SYSTEM WITH GROUNDED METAL CLAD
CABLE OR RIGID METAL CONDUIT
- Remove the
internal green ground wire or brass strap from the
Neutral terminal and the ground screw. Connect the
power cable conductors to the line 1, Neutral, and line
2 terminals as shown in Figure #2.
FIG. # 2 - 4 WIRE
An approved grounding type strain relief clamp
or conduit connector must be installed for this type of
- Remove internal green ground wire
or brass strap from the Neutral terminal and the ground
screw. Connect the power cord green grounding con
ductor to the ground screw. Connect the remaining
power cord conductors to the line 1, Neutral, and line 2
terminals as shown in Figure #2.
BEFORE OPERATING YOUR DRYER READ
ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS LISTED IN THE