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For a grounded, cord-connected dryer: 

This dryer must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or 
breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock 
by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. 
This dryer is equipped with a 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 local codes 
and ordinances.
WARNING: Improper connection of the equipment- 

grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock. 
Check with a qualified electrician or service representative 
or personnel if you are in doubt as to whether the dryer is 
properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with 
the dryer: if it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet 
installed by a qualified electrician.



Electrical Requirements

It is your responsibility:


To contact a qualified electrical installer.


To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate  

and in conformance with the Canadian Electrical Code, 

C22.1-latest edition and all local codes. A copy of the  

above codes standard may be obtained from: Canadian 

Standards Association, 178 Rexdale Blvd., Toronto, ON  



To supply the required 4 wire, single phase, 120/240 volt,  

60 Hz., AC only electrical supply on a separate 30-amp 

circuit, fused on both sides of the line. A time-delay fuse or 

circuit breaker is recommended. Connect to an individual 

branch circuit.

Installation spacing for recessed area or closet
The dimensions shown are for the minimum spacing allowed.


Additional spacing should be considered for ease of 

installation and servicing.


Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and 

floor moldings.


Additional spacing of 1" (25 mm) on all sides of the dryer is 

recommended to reduce noise transfer.


For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation 

openings in the top and bottom of the door are required. 

Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are 



Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.

Mobile home – Additional installation requirements
This dryer is suitable for mobile home installations. The 

installation must conform to the Manufactured Home 

Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280 

(formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction  

and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280) or the Canadian 

Manufactured Home Standard CAN/CSA-Z240 MH.


Metal exhaust system hardware, available for purchase.  

For further information, please reference the “Assistance  

or Service” section of the “Use and Care Guide.”


Special provisions must be made in mobile homes to 

introduce outside air into the dryer. The opening (such  

as a nearby window) should be at least twice as large  

as the dryer exhaust opening.


This dryer is equipped with a CSA International Certified 

Power Cord intended to be plugged into a standard 14-30R 

wall receptacle. The cord is 5 ft. (1.52 m) in length. Be sure 

wall receptacle is within reach of dryer’s final location.

4-wire receptacle (14-30R)


Do not use an extension cord.

If using a replacement power supply cord, it is recommended that 

you use Power Supply Cord Replacement Part Number 8579325. 

For further information, please reference the “Assistance or 

Service” section of the “Use and Care Guide.”