Start Up Guide
Before using your dishwasher
Tip Over Hazard
Do not use dishwasher until completely
Do not push down on open door.
Doing so can result in serious injury or cuts.
• For a grounded, cord connected dishwasher:
The dishwasher must be grounded. In the event
of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce
the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least
resistance for electric current. The dishwasher 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 installed
and grounded in accordance with all local codes
– Improper connection of the equip-
ment grounding conductor can result in a risk of
• For a permanently connected dishwasher:
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Electrical Shock Hazard
Electrically ground dishwasher.
Connect ground wire to green ground connector
in terminal box.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, fire, or electrical shock.
electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or
service representative if you are in doubt whether the
dishwasher is properly grounded. Do not modify the
plug provided with the dishwasher; if it will not fit the
outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified
The dishwasher must be connected to a grounded
metal, permanent wiring system, or an equipment-
grounding conductor must be run with the circuit
conductors and connected to the equipment-ground-
ing terminal or lead on the dishwasher.