Wire direct wire connection, Direct wire connection, Attach direct wire strain relief – Maytag WED4890BQ Installation User Manual
Page 10: Attach direct wire cable to strain relief, Prepare your 4-wire cable for direct connection, Connect wires to terminal block, Connect neutral wire, Connect remaining wires
4-wire Direct Wire Connection
A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes
and where local codes do not permit 3-wire connections.
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).
Attach direct wire 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 11.
For 4 wire Direct Wire Connection, continue to step 3 below.
Attach direct wire cable to strain
Direct wire strain relief
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 1
" (38 mm) from
remaining 3 wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm). Shape
ends of wires into hooks.
Prepare your 4-wire cable for direct
To connect wires to terminal block, place hooked end of wire
under terminal block screw (facing to the right), squeeze hooked
end together, and tighten screw.
Connect wires to terminal block
Connect neutral wire
Connect neutral wire (white or center) (C) of power supply cord
to center terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw.
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