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Prepare Electrical Wiring - GE CDWT980RSS - Cafe 24" Tall Tub Dishwasher Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation Preparation–Electrical Supply


FOR PERSONAL SAFETY: Remove house fuse
or open circuit breaker before beginning
installation. Do not use an extension cord or
adapter plug with this appliance.
fusible de la casa o abra el interruptor de
circuitos antes de empezar la instalación.
No use un cable de extensión o enchufe
adaptador con este aparato.
Electrical Requirements
• This appliance must be supplied with 120V, 60Hz., and
connected to an individual properly grounded branch circuit
protected by a 15- or 20-ampere circuit breaker or time-
delay fuse.
• Wiring must be 2 wire with ground and rated for 75°C (176°F).
• If the electrical supply does not meet the above
requirements, call a licensed electrician before proceeding.
Grounding Instructions–Permanent Connection
This appliance must be connected to a grounded-metal,
permanent wiring system, or an equipment-grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and be
connected to the equipment-grounding terminal or lead on
the appliance.
Grounding Instructions–Power Cord Models
This appliance 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.
This appliance 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 and ordinances.
The improper connection of the equipment
grounding conductor can result in a risk
of electric shock. Check with a qualified
electrician or service representative if you
are in doubt that the appliance is properly
La conexión incorrecta del conductor de
conexión a tierra del equipo puede resultar
en choque eléctrico. Consulte con un
electricista calificado o representante
de servicio si tiene dudas de la conexión
a tierra del aparato.
Figure E
For models equipped with power cord: Do not modify the plug
provided with the appliance; if it will not fit the outlet, have a
proper outlet installed by a qualified technician.
Cabinet Preparation and Wire Routing
• The wiring may enter the opening from either side, rear
or the fl oor within the shaded area dimensioned in Figure A
and illustrated above.
• Cut a 1-1/2" max. diameter hole to admit the electrical cable.
Cable direct connections may pass through the same hole
as the drain hose and hot water line, if convenient. If cabinet
wall is metal, the hole edge must be covered with a bushing.
Note: Power cords with plug must pass through a separate
Electrical Connection to Dishwasher
Electrical connection is on the right front of dishwasher.
• For cable direct connections the cable must be routed as
shown in Figure E. Cable must extend a minimum of 24"
from the rear wall.
• For power cord connections, install a 3-prong grounding
type receptacle in the adjacent cabinet rear wall, 6" min.
or 18" max. from the opening, 6" to 18" above the fl oor.
The receptacle must be accessible and therefore cannot
be installed in the back wall of the dishwasher enclosure.

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