LG 4.2 Cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer (DLEC888W) User Manual – Page 9
Posted on 13 Aug, 2019
Product: LG 4.2 Cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer (DLEC888W)
File size: 5 MB
Prior to the first use of this appliance, use all-purpose
cleaning products or a solution of detergent and water,
with a damp cloth to remove from the inside of the
dryer drum/drying compartment any dust or dirt that
may have accumulated in the inside of the dryer. Plug
in your dryer after reviewing the following parts on your
dryer’s Electrical Requirements.
Close the door to the dryer drum/drying
compartment and, after completing all steps in this
manual for proper installation of this dryer, start the
dryer on a heat setting, as described more fully in
the operating instructions that accompany the dryer.
The following instructions are applicable to
installations of the dryer in a manufactured or
mobile home. Any installation in a manufactured
or mobile home must comply with the
Manufactured Home Construction and Safety
Standards Title 24 CFR, Part 32-80 or Standard
CAN/CSA Z240 MH and local codes and
ordinances. If you are uncertain whether your
proposed installation will comply with these
standards, please contact a service and installation
professional for assistance.
1) The electrical connection for an electric dryer
must be a 4-wire connection. More detailed
information concerning the electrical connection
is provided at the manual section entitled
Electrical Requirements for Electric Dryer
Following are several warnings and instructions
concerning making the electrical connection for
electric dryers. More detailed information
concerning the electrical connection is provided at
the manual section entitled Electrical Requirements
For Electric Dryer and it is important that you
thoroughly review that section, and the remainder of
this manual, before taking any steps to install or use
1. Use only a new U.L. listed No. 10 (copper wire
only) conductor power supply cord kit rated 240
Volts (minimum) 30 Amperes and labeled as
suitable for use in a clothes dryer.
2. 4-wire cord is required for manufactured (mobile)
home installations and use and where local codes
do not allow grounding of this appliance through
neutral. As well as all new construction after
January 1, 1996.
3. For additional instruction on connecting the dryer
to an electrical power source, please refer to this
manual’s section on Electrical Requirements for
Confirming Heat Source
for Installation of Your
Dryer in a Manufactured
or Mobile Home
Preparation of the Dryer
• Use a new UL approved 30 amp power
supply cord or 10 gauge solid copper wire.
• Use a UL approved strain relief.
• Disconnect power before making electrical
• Connect neutral wire (white or center) to
• Ground wire (green or bare) must be
connected to green ground connector.
• Securely tighten all electrical connections
• See installation instructions for complete
• A 4-wire connection is required for all
mobile and manufactured home
installations, as well as all new construction
after January 1, 1996.
• Failure to do so can result in fire or