Connect Dishwasher Drain; Attach Specification Decal - Kenmore 60581 - 3/4 HP Food Waste Disposer Use And Care Manual

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Connect the dishwasher to the disposer through an air gap (A).
dishwasher manufacturers
recommend that the discharge water runs through
an air gap to prevent backflow and/or dishwasher
contamination.) Ensure
knockout plug is removed (see Instruction
1). Plumbing connections must
comply with local plumbing codes.
If you have a 7/8" diameter dishwasher drain hose, use a hose clamp to
attach the drain hose to the dishwasher
inlet. (Verify that hose you are
using is rated for dishwasher use.)
If you have already attached a dishwasher drain connector to your dish-
washer drain hose (for drain hose other than 7/8" diameter), use a hose
clamp to attach the drain hose/connector
to the dishwasher inlet on the
The disposer specification decal has a removable portion to place on the front
side of the installed disposer, containing important information in the event
service is required.
1. Detach perforated portion of specification decal from lower portion of
2. Apply decal to disposer where it can be easily read.
I_ jA
The disposer
is complete.
Using the stopper,
fill the sink with water.
the stopper,
turn disposer
on, and check
under sink for leaks.
on the next page before operating
the disposer.
When using electric appliances, basic precautions are always to be followed, including:
• Read all instructions
before using the appliance.
• To reduce the risk of injury, close supervision is required when an
appliance is used near children.
• Do not put fingers or hands into a waste disposer.
• Turn the power switch to the off position before attempting to clear a
jam, removing an object from the disposer, or pressing reset button.
• When attempting to loosen a jam in a waster disposer, use the self-
service wrenchette
or a long wooden object such as a wooden spoon •
or the wooden handle of a broom or mop.
• When attempting to remove objects from a waste disposer use a
tongs or pliers. For a disposer that is magnetically
actuated, use nonmagnetic tools.
• To reduce the risk of injury by materials that are expellable by a
waste disposer, do not put the following into a disposer:
Clam or
oyster shells, caustic drain cleaners or similar products, glass, china,
or plastic, large (whole) bones, metal (such as bottle caps, tin cans,
or utensils), hot grease or other hot liquids.
This product is designed to dispose of normal household
food waste; inserting materials other than food waste
into disposer could cause personal injury and/or property
To reduce the risk of injury, do not use the sink containing
the disposer for purposes other than food preparation (such
as baby bathing or washing hair).
Do not dispose of the following in the disposer: paints,
solvents, household cleaners and chemicals, automotive
fluids, plastic wrap, or whole corn husks.
Replace anti-splash baffle when worn to help prevent entry
or ejection of material and water.
FIRE HAZARD: Do not store flammable items such as rags,
paper, or aerosol cans near disposer. Do not store or use
gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in vicinity
of disposer.

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