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Step 16: Connect Power Supply; Step 18: Pretest Checklist - GE 206C1559P195 Installation Instructions Manual

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Dishwasher Installation


If a power cord with plug is already installed,
proceed to Step 17.
If the dishwasher came with a factory-installed
power cord and you want to convert it to a
permanent connection, refer to the instructions on
page 16.
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
#282 French
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.
• Secure house wiring to the back of the junction
#282 French
#282 French
box bracket 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
bracket. Use UL-listed wire nuts of appropriate size
to connect incoming ground to green, white
to white and black to black.
Figure Z
If junction box cover is already installed, skip to
Step 18.
In this step you will need the junction box cover and
the #10 hex-head screw from the screw kit set aside
in Step 1.
• Install the junction box cover using the #10 hex-
head screw. Check to be sure that wires are not
pinched under the cover.


Verify that power is turned off at the source.
Open the dishwasher door and remove all foam
and cardboard packaging.
Read the Owner's Manual to familiarize yourself
with the operation of the dishwasher.
Check to be sure that the wiring is secure under
the dishwasher and not pinched or in contact
with door springs or other dishwasher
Check that the door spring does not contact the
water line, fill hose, or adjacent cabinets. See
Steps 13 and 14.
Pull lower rack about halfway out. Check to be
sure it does not roll back into dishwasher or
further out. If it does, relevel the dishwasher.
See Step 12.
Check to be sure control panel does not touch
adjacent cabinets. If it does, reposition the
dishwasher. See Step 13.
Turn on the hot water faucet at the sink to verify
that the water temperature is at least 120°F
and not more than 150°F. Adjust water heater
if necessary.
Add two quarts of water to the bottom of the
dishwasher to lubricate the pump seal.
Turn on water supply.
Check for water leaks. Tighten connections
if necessary. See Step 14.
Remove the protective film, if present, from
the control panel, access panel and door panel.


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