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Step 18 - Connect Power Supply; Step 19 - Pretest Checklist - GE CDWT980RSS - Cafe 24" Tall Tub Dishwasher Installation Instructions Manual

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Dishwasher Installation
Skip this step if dishwasher is equipped with power cord.
Verify that power is turned off at the source.
• Locate junction box cover set aside in Step 1.
• Secure house wiring to the back of the junction box with a
strain relief.
• Locate the three dishwasher wires, (white, black and green)
with stripped ends. Insert dishwasher wires through the small
hole in the junction box. Connect like-colored dishwasher and
power cable wires using UL-listed wire nuts of appropiate size.
• Install the junction box cover. Check to be sure that wires are
not pinched under the cover.
Figure II
If house wiring is not 2-wire with a ground
wire, a ground must be provided by the
When house wiring is aluminum, be sure
to use U.L.-listed anti-oxidant compound
and aluminum-to-copper connectors.
Si el cableado de la casa no es de 2 cables
con un cable de conexión a tierra, el
instalador debe suministrar una conexión
a tierra.
Cuando el cableado de la casa es en
aluminio, cerciórese de usar un compuesto
anti-oxidante aprobado por U.L. y un
compuesto de aluminio a cobre.
Review this list after installing your dishwasher to
avoid charges for a service call that is not covered by your
Check to be sure power is OFF.
Open door and remove all foam and paper packaging.
Locate the Owner's Manual set aside in step 1.
Read the Owner's Manual for operating instructions.
Check door opening and closing. If door does not open and
close freely, check for proper routing of spring cable over
pulley. If door drops or closes when released, adjust spring
tension. See Step 3, Figure J.
Check to be sure that wiring is secure under the dishwasher,
not pinched or in contact with door springs or other
components. See Step 9.
Check door alignment with tub. If door hits tub, level
dishwasher. See Step 14.
Pull lower rack out, about halfway. Check to be sure it does
not roll back or forward on the door. If the rack moves,
adjust leveling legs. See Step 14.
Check door alignment with cabinet. If door hits cabinet,
reposition or relevel dishwasher. See Steps 13, 14 and 15.
Check that door spring does not contact water line, fill hose
or other components. See Step 16.
Verify water supply and drain lines are not kinked or in
contact with other components. Contact with motor or
dishwasher frame could cause noise. See Steps 9 and 11.
Turn on the sink hot water faucet and verify water
temperature. Incoming water temperature must
be between 120°F and 150°F. A minimum of 120°F
temperature is required for best wash performance. See
"Prepare Hot Water Supply," page 6.
Add 2 quarts of water to the bottom of the dishwasher to
lubricate the pump seal.
Turn on water supply. Check for leaks. Tighten connections
if needed.
Remove protective film if present from the control panel
and door.
Avoid service call charges by ensuring there is an air gap
or drain hose routed through the required 32" minimum

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