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D.
Check to see if you have a water meter in
your home. To have a grounded
water pipe,
the meter
must
have a wire clamp to either
side of the meter. You can yround the water
pipe by securely clamping a length of No. 6
copper wire for 200 amp service (or less> to
bare metal as shown Use yroundiny
clamps,
certrfied by U.L., to attach wire to pipe.
I
r-
I
G.
If drain is too short,
measure how far
trap outlet is from tube and buy a drain trap
extensron with a slip nut. Install trap
extensron.
11
Optional
dishwasher
drain
connection
If you do not plan to connect a
dishwasher drain to the disposer, go to
Step 12.
Lay disposer on its side. Insert trp of
screwdriver
at an angle into drain hole
opening. Tap screwdriver
with hammer until
molded
plug pops out. Remove loose plug
from disposer.
I-L When it
fits, tighten the
AID
nut on the trap.
For double sit&
we recommend use df
separate traps for disposer and second
sink.
14
Optional:
Connect to
dishwasher drain.
If you do not plan to connect a
dishwasher drain to the disposer, go
to Step 15.
Make sure connections
comply with
local plumbing codes.
A. A dishwasher drain connector
kit may be
purchased
from a hardware store. Use worm
year hose clamp on dishwasher connectron
Remove clamp or fitting from end of
dishwasher drain hose.
12
Connect
disposer
to mounting
assembb
1
A.
/
A.
Lift the disposer and iositron
it so that the
disposer's three mounting ears are lined up
under
the ends of the sink mounting
assembly screws
6. Holding the disposer in place, turn the
lower mounting ring with ears to the nyht
until
all three
ears lock Into place In the
mounting assembly The drsposer will now
hang by Itself. The mounting ring will be
locked in place later.
B. Slrde large end of rubber coupler over
disposer inlet tube. Fasten coupler to
disposer with clamp provided.
13
Attach the
disposer
waste line
C.
Insert one end of the plastic tube into the
coupler and fasten with 7/e" clamp.
pipe to drain trap.
A.
Remove any foreign materials that may
have dropped
Inside the disposer grinding
chamber
D.
Slip the gear hose clamp over the
dishwasher
drain hose pushing it back 2-3
inches. Slip drain hose over plastic tube.
Slide clamp in place and tighten.
Be sure to tighten all three clamps.
B.
Turn the disposer around. Compare your
disposer waste line pipe with the two types
Illustrated in C and D. Attach waste line
pipe as specified.
15
lock
disposer
in place.
C.
If not already assembled,
place the gasket
over the end of waste lrne pipe. Gasket must
be installed as shown to prevent leaking.
Insert tube Into disposer openrny. Place
flange over waste line pope and gasket.
Secure flange to disposer with screw
provided.
D. Insert the gasket into the disposer discharge
outlet. Gasket will be held in place by the
waste line pipe flange. Place flange over
waste line pipe. Secure flange and waste
line pipe to disposer wrth scretis)
provided.
Insert screwdriver
orjam-breaker
wrench
into left side of a disposer mounting lug
at the top of the drsposer. Turn screwdriver
or jam-breaker
wrench to right until
disposer IS locked firmly In place.
MODELS
GClOOO
GC2000
GC3000
D.
16
Check for
leaks and
proper
operation.
A. Slovvly run water through unit. Then place
stopper seal In position and fill sink.
B.
Remove stopper and permit water to flow
Check for leaks at all plumbing
connections
If there
IS
a leak, tighten the connection
at
that point.
C. Turn on electrical
power supply.
D.
Turn water on. Run dispenser
for one minute.
Check that disposer
IS
operating
correctly
Check for leaks at all plumbing
connections
again. If there
IS
a leak, tighten the
connection
at that point
E,Rotate disposer until waste line pipe aligns
with drain trap.
Make sure all connections comply with
local plumbing codes.
F. If tube is too long,
saw off excess tubing
with a hacksaw Make sure cut
IS
clean and
straight.
PANEL C

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