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Frigidaire FDB101SAW2 Installation Instructions

Frigidaire fdb101saw2: installation instruction.
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Dishwasher
Dishwasher
Dishwasher
Parts You Will Need*
Dishwasher
Dishwasher
IMPORTANT: Disconnect power before starting installation.
3
Roughing In
Figure 6
1
• Drain Hose Clamp, 1
/
"
Diameter (included)
4
3
• Elbow, 90° with a
/
" National Pipe Thread (not included)
8
Electrical
Installation
• Strain Relief Bushing (not included)
Air Gap
• Wire Nuts, two (2) for 12-14 gauge wire (not included)
1. The dishwasher operates on a 120 volt, 60 Hz electrical supply.
Instructions
Provide a separate circuit with a fuse or circuit breaker rated for
at least 15 amps (20 amps if connected to disposer) but not more
*
Electric Shock Hazard
If required:
Available at:
than 20 amps.
Right Side
Observe all local codes and ordinances for electrical
• "Y" Branch Tailpiece and
Plumbing Supply Store
2. Note the locations of electrical supply and dishwasher's electrical
Installation
and plumbing connections. All electrical and
Connector Kit (See Step 4)
junction box on right underside of unit behind kickplate assembly.
plumbing work should be performed by qualified
• Air Gap Kit (See Step 4)
Plumbing Supply Store
See Figure 3.
persons. Failure to follow this warning could result
• Fasteners for floor
Hardware Store
in death or serious injury.
3. Cut access hole in shaded area shown in Figure 2.
anchoring (See Step 9)
4. Pull electrical cable through hole into installation area.
1. Make sure your location has the right drain, water, and electrical
Water
outlets to make the connections. Do not install unit under a
1. Determine where you will connect to hot water supply. Review
cooktop range. Damage to plastic tub will occur.
Figure 3 and note the location of water inlet valve.
3. If you connect to a sink trap, local codes may require you to
install an air gap kit, not included. The drain hose will be routed
Electric Shock Hazard
from dishwasher to air gap inlet as shown in Figure 6. An air gap
90°
90°
Disconnect electrical power at the fuse box or
kit is available from a plumbing supply store.
Property Damage
circuit breaker box before beginning installation.
4. If you connect to a disposer, the large end of drain hose will fit.
Failure to follow this warning could result in death
Electrical, water,
Do not use the furnished drain hose or a rubber garden hose
Figure 7(a). The knock out plug must be removed from
34
1
/
" min.
4
or serious injury.
and drain lines
for the water supply line. Either of these hoses can burst.
inside disposer inlet before making the final fit to drain hose.
must be confined to
Flooding may occur and cause property damage.
See Figure 7(b).
shaded area.
18"
24"
• Examine dishwasher and locate connections. See Step 4.
min.
4"
2. Be sure water inlet valve is protected from freezing. If valve
• Locate dishwasher where there is easy access to drain, water,
Drain
freezes and ruptures, flooding may occur.
Larger end
Motor
and electrical lines. The best location is on either side of the
of hose
End
3. Determine amount of tubing needed to connect hot water supply
kitchen sink for access to existing plumbing and ease in
fits disposer
7
1
/
"
2
inlet fitting.
to the unit's water inlet valve. Copper tubing must have a
Cut for
5
/
" connection.
loading dishes. See Step 4.
8
3"
minimum
3
/
" OD. High-pressure and high-temperature rated
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• Electrical, water, and drain connections are not the same for
Hot
Drain Hose
Electrical
plastic tubing with a minimum inner diameter of
1
/
" may be
Water
4
Figure 7(a)
all age, brands, or models of dishwashers. Check the location
Wiring
Line
used. A shut-off valve installed outside dishwasher cabinet is
Cut for 3/4" connection.
and length of home utilities. See Step 4.
best. See Figure 4.
6"
6"
• A 15-20 amp, grounded, 120 volt AC only, electrical supply is
1
1
/
"
1
1
/
"
2
2
required. See Steps 4 and 8.
24"
Drain Air Gap
Figure 2
• If dishwasher drain hose will be connected to a food disposer
Sink at Left
for the first time, knock out plug located inside disposer inlet.
IMPORTANT: For proper operation and appearance of unit,
See Steps 4 and 6.
cabinet opening should have dimensions as shown in Figure 2.
INSTALLER: Leave Installation Instructions with owner.
• Kinked water or drain hoses can cause problems. See Step 6.
If unit is to be placed in a corner, there must be at least a 2-inch
OWNER: Read your dishwasher Use and Care Manual . It contains
• Dishwashers need to be connected to a hot water supply with
side clearance to open door.
Alternate
important safety information for operating this appliance. It also has
enough water pressure to insure an adequate fill. See Steps 4
Drain
many suggestions for getting the best results from your dishwasher.
2. Remove any carpet from area to provide motor clearance. Floor
and 7.
Through
should be flat and free of any obstruction.
Floor into
• Each home installation differs. You will need additional parts
Through
Separate
listed above to complete your installation. See Steps 4 and 7.
Cabinet
Trap
Printed in U.S.A.
154416401
IMPORTANT: Drain, water, and electrical lines should be
• Flush water line prior to making the final connection to
(11/01)
roughed-in before going any further.
prevent clogging of dishwasher's filter screen. See Step 7.
Remove
• The dishwasher will look, sound, and perform best when
Sink at Right
Knockout
properly leveled. See Step 5. (NOTE: If levelers are removed
Plug in
Before You Begin
during installation, make sure the floor is flat and free of any
Disposer
2" Drain Hose Hole
Electric Shock Hazard
obstruction.)
Figure 7(b)
Electrical, water, and drain lines must be confined
• Anchor the dishwasher to countertop. See Step 9.
Read all instructions before installing dishwasher.
to shaded areas to prevent damage to electric
Figure 4
conductors, water, and drain lines. See Figure 2.
5. Before cutting drain hose access, check both sides of selected
For your safety, please read and observe all safety instructions.
area to avoid interference. Cut a 2" diameter hole in shaded area
This guide will help you anticipate drain, water, and electrical
Failure to follow these instructions could result in
4. Cut water access hole in shaded area in Figure 2.
shown in Figure 2.
connections, and help you select the best location for the dishwasher.
fire or electric shock.
2
Installation Preparation
5. Route water supply line into installation area.
6. If the cabinet wall is wood, sand edges of hole until smooth and
rounded. If cabinet wall is metal, cover all sharp edges with
IMPORTANT: Incoming hot water temperature should be at
electrical or duct tape to avoid cutting drain hose.
least 120°F (49°C). Water pressure should be between
NOTE: If dishwasher is installed at end of a cabinet line, sides
1.
Remove two (2) screws at front of the kickplate assembly
20–120 psi.
and back must be fully enclosed.
using a #2 Phillips screwdriver.
Tip Over Hazard
2.
Tilt and pull forward to remove. (Figure 1).
Drain
Do not use dishwasher until completely installed.
NOTE: It is not necessary to remove the outer door for installation.
1. Review Figures 5 and 6 to see the different ways to connect
Connections For Electrical,
However, you might find it more convenient to do so. You
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Do not push down on open door.
dishwasher to drain system. Choose method that best suits your
can find directions for removing door in Step 10.
need.
Failure to follow this warning can result in serious injury.
Water, and Drain
Kickplate Assembly
Figure 5
1
IMPORTANT: Do not cross drain, water, and electrical lines in
Installation Tips
Entry Must be
Adjustable Toeplate
front of dishwasher motor or frame.
Above Trap
Kickplate
Locating the Connections
Tools and Materials Needed for
1. Review dimensions in Figure 3 to locate dishwasher's drain,
Installation
water, and electrical connections.
"Y"
Water Inlet
2. All connections must be made in shaded area in Figure 2.
Branch
Drill, Electric
Valve
Bottom Screws
Tailpiece
Driver, Socket
3
/
",
1
/
" ,
5
/
"
Figure 3
16
4
16
Flaring Tool / Tube Cutter (for copper tubing)
Front
Left Side
Right Side
Flashlight
Figure 1
Gloves
49
1
/
"
4
24
1
/
"
23
7
/
"
1
8
22
/
"
4
2
Level
Sink at Right
3. Locate water inlet valve behind kickplate on bottom left underside
Sink at Left
Pipe Joint Compound (for iron pipe plumbing) or
of unit. The valve has a
3
/
" NPT female fitting.
8
2" Drain Hose Hole
Pipe Thread Tape (for sealing threads)
Door in
3
/
4. Wrap 90° elbow (not included) with pipe thread tape (or apply
3 3
"
4
open position
Pliers
Min.
joint compound) and thread it into water inlet valve.
Safety Glasses
5. Tighten elbow with a wrench, leaving elbow pointing toward rear
Saw, Keyhole or
1
/
", 1
1
/
" to 2" Hole Cutters
2. If you connect to a sink drain, entry will need to be above trap.
2
2
of unit. To prevent bending of bracket or breaking of valve, avoid
A "Y" branch tailpiece and connector kit, not included, will make
Screwdrivers, Slotted and #2 Phillips (magnetic tip
Floor Line
overtightening.
3
3
3
3
/
"
17
/
"
16
/
"
4
4
8
this method easier and includes all needed fittings and
preferred)
From rear to
From floor to
From rear to
junction box.
instructions. See Figure 5.
Tape, Electrical or Duct
water inlet
center of water
valve.
inlet valve.
Tape, Measuring
Junction Box
Wire Stripper or Utility Knife
(not visible)
Wrench, Hex-end
Wrenches, 2 Adjustable (for copper tubing)
or 2 Pipe Wrenches (for iron pipe plumbing)
Electrical Supply
Floor Anchoring
5. When ready to replace door, fit the slots on each side of top door
5
Leveling Dishwasher
Sink at Left
edge over the tabs on the metal liner. Push on sides to insure the
This procedure is difficult and should be used only if countertop
1. Remove junction box cover and pull house wiring into junction
door is flat. Push up from bottom until there is no gap between
Clamp
mounting brackets cannot be used.
within Cabinets
box. See Figures 12 and 13.
door and control panel. See Figure 16c.
Connector
1. Screw
1
/
" lag screws, not included, through holes provided in
2. Use a UL listed strain-relief bushing, not included, at box to
4
32"
frame rail. See Figure 15.
stabilize wiring.
1. Measure height of cabinet opening
Figure 16c
2. Use expansion fasteners if floor is concrete.
from underside of countertop to floor.
IMPORTANT: Be sure electrical cable is not routed behind
Check chart for height opening and
dishwasher's motor.
Control Panel
suggested adjustment.
Pump Motor
Use
1
/
" Lag Screws
4
(not included)
Leg Leveler Adjustment Chart
Remove
Metal Liner
knockout
Height of
Number of Turns to
Through
plug in
Cabinet Opening
Adjust Levelers
Cabinet
disposer
Figure 10
Figure 15
Door
34" (86.4cm)
0
Through
The drain hose loop must be at least 32" high from the floor to
Wall
34
1
/
" (86.7cm)
2
8
insure proper drainage.
5
34
/
" (87.2cm)
6
16
9
34
1
/
" (87.6cm)
2
Finishing the Water
7
10
Removing & Replacing Door
For additional height add shims under levelers.
Side View
Through
Connection
Floor
2. Move dishwasher to front of installation area.
Junction Box
3. Loosen the front and rear leveling legs by turning
(in place)
counterclockwise. Refer to chart for number of turns. See
Figure 8. Front levelers should allow
1
/
" below underside of
4
Figure 12
countertop.
Property Damage
Electric Shock Hazard
Do not solder within 6" of the water inlet valve. Damage to
3. Inside junction box, attach ground wire under head of grounding
Disconnect electrical power at the fuse box or
the plastic parts in the valve may occur.
6. Unlatch door and open while supporting outer door on both sides
screw and tighten. See Figure 13.
circuit breaker box before beginning installation.
at bottom to keep in place. Align screw holes and replace screws.
Use care that no sealer, dirt, or other objects enter the valve.
3
/
" Socket
4. Connect incoming black lead to dishwasher's black lead and
Failure to follow this warning could result in death
16
Damage to the filter screen may occur.
incoming white lead to dishwasher's white lead with wire nuts or
or serious injury.
3
/
" Socket
Be sure the dishwasher is placed where the water inlet valve
16
other suitable connectors, not included. Wire nuts should be tight.
will be kept from freezing. If the valve freezes, it may rupture
5. Replace junction box cover. See Figure 13.
and flooding may occur.
11
Checking the Installation
Cut Hazard
Water Line
Metal color panels are sharp and should be
1. Flush water line before connecting it to water inlet valve to
handled with care. Wear gloves to protect hands.
Strain Relief
Ground Wire
Before starting the dishwasher,
prevent early clogging of filter screen. Place a bunched towel
(not included)
Failure to follow this warning may result in injury.
over end of line to prevent splashing. Open valve for a few
check these items:
Wrench
seconds and let water drain into a pan. Turn off water supply
Front Leveler
at shut-off valve.
To Remove and Replace Outer Door
Rear Leveler
Drain hose is assembled to drain pump.
Figure 8
All packing materials and consumer literature have been
1. Unlatch and open door. Using a Phillips head screwdriver,
removed from unit.
remove two (2) screws from inner door. Save screws to
4. If levelers have to be removed, make sure floor is free of
Dishwasher is level and securely fastened.
reassemble. See Figure 16a.
Figure 11
obstructions.
Open and close door to make sure it does not hit surrounding
Through
Wall
cabinet or countertop.
5. Place dishwasher inside cabinet area so that it is centered in
Figure 16a
opening. Use caution when moving dishwasher to prevent
Water and drain lines have no kinks.
White Wire to
Junction
damage to dishwasher, floor, and cabinets.
Wiring connections to junction box are tight.
White Wire
Box Cover
Through
Water supply is turned on.
(Neutral)
6. Check that dishwasher is level from side to side by placing a
Cabinet
Black Wire to
Joints are free of leaks.
level against the top front section of the tub. See Figure 9a.
Black Wire (Hot)
Replacing Door
Figure 13
Through
1. Refer to Step 10, numbers 5 and 6, for replacing outer door.
Floor
2. Adjust door springs to balance weight of door. A correct spring
9
Securing the Dishwasher
setting allows door to remain horizontal in opened position, yet
2. Route water line to water inlet valve as shown in Figure 11.
will rise to close with slight lift fo finger.
3. While firmly pulling water supply line into 90° elbow, tightly
3. If necessary, increase tension by moving springs to a hole toward
connect water supply to water inlet valve. Supply line must be
rear of unit or decrease by moving them toward front. See Figure
Figure 9a
Figure 9b
The dishwasher must be secured to keep it from tilting when door is
free of kinks, scales, chips, and lubricants.
17.
opened. Choose one of the methods described below to secure unit.
4. Turn on water supply and check for leaks.
7. Check that dishwasher is level from front to back by placing level
5. If water inlet valve clogs, make sure water supply is off. Remove
Countertop Anchoring
on side of opened door. See Figure 9b.
four (4) screws at inlet end of valve and clean filter screen.
Figure 17
8. Adjust levelers up or down until dishwasher is level.
1. Adjust levelers (see Step 5) so mounting brackets touch
underside of countertop. IMPORTANT: Dishwasher must rest
8
2. Close and latch door while holding both sides.
Finishing the Electrical
Move springs toward
on floor—do not hang from countertop. See Figure 14.
rear of dishwasher to
3. Place one hand on each side of door and pull down at top
increase tension.
6
2. Screw mounting brackets firmly to countertop using screws
Finishing the Drain
Connection
approximately 1/4". Pull entire door assembly toward you to
provided in literature packet.
remove. See Figure 16b.
Connection
3. Open and close dishwasher door slowly. If door hits mounting
bracket screw heads, adjust front levelers.
Note: Open and close door to make sure it does not hit
Figure 16b
surrounding cabinets or countertop.
4. Turn electrical supply on.
Electric Shock Hazard
Plumbing material and drain hose must not come in
Operate the machine through at
contact with wiring or electrical components.
least one fill and pump-out,
Failure to follow this warning could result in
Electric Shock Hazard
checking the following items:
personal injury from exposed wiring.
Make sure electrical power has been disconnected at fuse box
or circuit breaker box.
1. Pull out unit and check to see if drain hose is correctly attached to
At first fill, make sure water completely covers filter surface.
The dishwasher must be connected to a grounded metal,
the drain pump assembly. If drain hose is not attached to drain
(Motor pump sound may be heard before water enters unit).
permanent wiring system. The equipment-grounding
pump, follow the instruction sheet (included with drain hose) on
At pump-out, make sure all water is pumped out.
conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and
Use Phillips Head Screws
how to correctly install the drain hose to the drain pump assembly.
connected to the appliance's equipment grounding terminal
#8 x
5
/
" (included in the
Check water connections again for leaks.
8
literature packet).
or lead. It is the consumer's responsibility to contact a
2. Move unit back in place while routing drain hose through access
qualified installer to make sure the electrical installation
Figure 14
hole. Use caution to prevent damage to the dishwasher, floor and
conforms with the National Electrical Code and local codes
cabinets. IMPORTANT: Make sure there are no sharp bends or
and ordinances.
kinks that might restrict drain flow.
Do not connect the dishwasher to the power supply until the
Electric Shock Hazard
appliance is permanently grounded.
3. Secure drain hose to sink drain, disposer, or separate trap with a
If all connections are correct, there are no leaks,
clamp. IMPORTANT: Be careful not to overtighten clamp or you
All wiring connections must be enclosed in the junction box.
and unit runs properly, replace the kickplate
may damage end of hose. Do not connect hose to horizontal pipe
Joining aluminum building wire to stranded copper wire
assembly before placing unit into operation.
between sink drain and disposer.
should be done by a qualified electrician using materials
recognized by UL and local codes. This unit has copper lead
Failure to follow this warning could result in
4. Be sure unit does not rest on drain hose. It should be free of
wires.
4. Place door where it will not get scratched or damaged while
electric shock.
electrical components and door springs. Do not cut corrugated
Do not use an extension cord. Such use can result in fire,
completing installation.
drain hose. Pull excess through cabinet and place under sink.
electrical shock, or other personal injury.
Make sure hose does not come in contact with any sharp edges.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in death or
See Figure 10.
serious injury.

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