GE CDWT9 - Cafe 24 in. Dishwasher Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation Instructions
Built-In Dishwasher
If you have questions,
call 800.6E.CARES (800.432.2737)
or visit our Website
In Canada call 1.800.561.3344 or
Read these instructions
The dishwasher MUST
be installed
to allow for future removalfromtheenclosure
if service i srequired.
Observe all governingcodes and
• Note to Installer
- Be sure to leave these instructions
for the
and local inspector's
• Note to Consumer
- Keep these instructions
with your
Manual for future reference.
• Skill Level - Installation
of this dishwasher
basic mechanical,
and plumbing
skills. Proper
is the responsibility
of the installer.
due to improper
is not covered
the GE Appliance
See warranty
• Completion
Time - I to 3 Hours. New installations
more time than replacement
If you received a damaged dishwasher, you should
immediately contact your dealer or builder.
Optional Accessories - See the Owner's Manual for available
custom panel kits.
Read and observe
shown throughout
these instructions.
While performing
in this booklet,
gloves and either
glasses or goggles should
be worn.
Stainless Steel Tub Models
imagination at work
31-30280 04-11GE



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  • Page 1 GE Appliance Warranty. See warranty information. • Completion Time - I to 3 Hours. New installations require more time than replacement installations.
  • Page 2 Installation Preparation Screw Kit PARTS SUPPLIED WITH Countertop Bracket INSTALLATION KIT: [] Two #8-18 x 5/8" Phillips special head screws, to #8 Phillips #10 Hex-Head secure dishwasher to underside of countertop or #8 Phillips Pan-head Top-Mounting Special Head Screws J-Box Screw sides of cabinets.
  • Page 3 Installation Preparation-Enclosure • The dishwasher must be installed no more than ZOfeet PREPARE DISHWASHER ENCLOSURE from sink for proper drainage. • The dishwasher must be fully enclosed on the top, sides To reduce the risk of shock, fire, or injury and back.
  • Page 4 Installation Preparation-Drain PREPARE DRAIN PLUMBING METHOD 1-Air Gap with Waste Tee or Disposer Drain Requirements • Drain hose must not exceed 10 feet in length. • A high drain loop or air gap is required. See below. Drain Method The type of drain installation depends on the following: •...
  • Page 5 Installation Preparation-Electrical Supply PREPARE ELECTRICAL WIRING FOR PERSONAL SAFETY: Remove house fuse or open circuit breaker before beginning Alternate installation. Do not use an extension cord or • adapter plug with this appliance. ," _ Receptacle Location 1-1/2" Oio. Hole(Max.) PARA SEGURIDAD PERSONAL: Retire el 3"...
  • Page 6 Installation Preparation-Hot Water Supplg PREPARE HOT WATER SUPPLY CAUTION Hot Water Line • The line may enter from either side, rear or floor within the The hot water supply line pressure must be at least 20 PSI. shaded area shown in Figure F. Lower pressures could cause the water valve to leek and •...
  • Page 7 Dishwasher Installation CAUTION Tgpe 1 - One-hole cable Adjust tension by moving spring hook to one of the three holes Do not remove the wood base until you are ready to on the tub leg. install the dishwasher. The dishwasher will tip over INCREASE when the door is opened if the base is removed.
  • Page 8 Maximum power cord length is 6 feet. Power Cord base with an adjustable wrench or 15/16" socket. Kit WX09X709Z0, available for purchase from an authorized • Discard base. GE Appliance Dealer, meets these requirements. White Figure K • Screw leveling legs back into the dishwasher frame approximately Z/8"...
  • Page 9 120" long hose (10 feet) may HOUSE WIRING be purchased from • Position water supply an authorized line and house wiring GE appliance on the floor of the [5:, _5J 4'' dealer. The enclosure to avoid Z0' long...
  • Page 10 Dishwasher Installation STEP 12 - INSTALL COUNTERTOP BRACKETS STEP 11 -INSERT DRAIN HOSE (Continued) THROUGH CABINET • Fasten the 2 brackets to the back of the tub frame in the • Position dishwasher in front of cabinet opening. Insert drain hose into the hole in cabinet side.
  • Page 11 Dishwasher Installation STEP 14- SLIDE DISHWASHER INTO Special Considerations Positioning FINAL POSITION Top-Mount Control Models • Push the dishwasher the rest of the way into the cobinet. • Push the sides with your hands. Do not push the dishw(]sher The controls on these models are designed to be hidden by with your knee, as this will damage the door.
  • Page 12 Dishwasher Installation STEP 15 - LEVEL DISHWASHER STEP 16 - SECURE DISHWASHER TO COUNTERTOP OR CABINET I MPORTANT- Dishwasher must be level for proper dish rack operation and wash performance. In this step gou will need Countertop__ the 2 Phillips special head Mounting '__ _"J.->J_,I screws set aside in Step 1.
  • Page 13 Dishwasher Installation NOTE: TOTAL DRAIN HOSE LENGTH MUST NOT EXCEED 10' FOR STEP 17 - CONNECT WATER SUPPLY PROPER DRAIN OPERATION. Connect water supply line to the 90 ° elbow. • Slide compression nut, then ferrule over end of water line. DRAIN LINE INSTALLATION •...
  • Page 14 Dishwasher Installation STEP 19 - CONNECT POWER SUPPLY STEP 20 - PRETEST CHECKLIST Skip this step if dishwasher is equipped with power cord. Review this list after installing gour dishwasher to Verify that power is turned off at the source. avoid charges for a service call that is not covered by your •...
  • Page 15 Dishwasher Installation STEP 21 - DISHWASHER WET TEST STEP 23 - INSTALL SOUND UPGRADE KIT IF EQUIPPED [] Turn on power supply (or plug power cord into outlet, if equipped). Skip this step if your model does not have the Sound Upgrade Kit.
  • Page 16 STEP 25 - LITERATURE • Be sure to leave complete literature package, Installation Instructions and product samples with the consumer. SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE GE Consumer & Industrial General Electric Company Louisville, Kentucky 40225
  • Page 17 La garantie des appareils et ATTENTION) montr_s dans ces instructions. Pendant m_nagers de GE ne couvre pas les d_faillances du produit l'installation d@crite dans ce livret, il faut porter des gants et caus_es par une mauvaise installation. Consulter les des lunettes de s_curit_.
  • Page 18 Preparation pour I'installation PII_CES FOURNIES AVEC LE KIT Ensemble de vis Ensemble de supports de comptoir D'I NSTALLATION Deux vis sp6ciales 5 t_te cruciforme n° 8-18 x 5/8 po, pour fixer le lave-vaisselle au-dessous du plan de travail. Vis 6 t_te cruciforme Vis sp6ciales 6 t_te Vis pour boTte...
  • Page 19 Preparation pour I'installation - Enceinte PRI_PARATION DE UENCEINTE DU • II faut installer le lave-vaisselle 6 moins de 3 m (10 pi) de I'@ier pour que 1'6coulement soit ad6quat. LAVE-VAISSELLE • Le lave-vaisselle dolt @treenti_rement enclos sur le haut, les c6t6s et I'arri_re.
  • Page 20 Preparation pour I'installation - Vidange MI_THODE 2 - Dispositif anti-siphon avec raccord PRI_PARATION DE LA PLOMBERIE DE en t_ d'_gout ou de brogeur 6 d_chets VIDANGE Exigences de vidonge • Le tuyau de vidange ne peut pas #tre plus de 3 m (10 pi) de long.
  • Page 21 Preparation pour I'installation - Alimentation lectrique PRI PARATION POUR LE BRANCHEMENT I LECTRIOUE P"!V:\VJ I _;111 k_1:1 _ 1:1 _ I I SI_CURITI_ : Autre emplacement- Enlever le fusible du circuit ou _'i- possibledela d_clencher le disjoncteur avant de prisede courant commencer l°installation.
  • Page 22 Preparation pour I'installation - Alimentation d'eau chaude PRI PARATION DE L'ALIMENTATION D'EAU PRUDENCE: CHAUDE Le pression de le conduite d'elimentetion d'eeu chaude Tugau d'eau chaude doit _tre d'au moins 1,4 bar (20 psi). Une pression plus • Le tuyau peut entrer d'un c6t# ou de I'autre, de I'arri_re ou du feible risque de causer une fuite dens le robinet et des sol, dons la zone hachurOe montrOe 6 la figure F.
  • Page 23 Installation du lave-vaisselle Tgpe 1 - C6ble 6 un trou PRUDENCE: Ajuster la tension en plaCant le crochet de ressort dans un des trois trous du pied du bac. Ne pas enlever la palette en bois avant d'etre pr_t 6 installer le lave-vaisselle.
  • Page 24 Installation du lave-vaisselle I_TAPE 7 :INSTALLATION DU CORDON I_TAPE 4" DISPOSE DE LA PALETTE EN BOIS, INSTALLATION DES PIEDS DE MISE _, NIVEAU D'ALIMENTATION Sauter cette 6tape si le lave-vaisselle doit _tre branch6 de I MPORTANT- Ne pas enlever la palette en mani_re permanente sur le circuit 61ectrique de la maison.
  • Page 25 I'ouverture, afin I (5 1,1! (5 po) po) I1_ 1%. 1[z d'6viter toute m6nagers GE.Le interf6rence avec "_15 cm la base du lave-vaisselle tuyau de et des divers 3 m (10 pi) ,(6 po) 616ments sous celui-ci. porte le...
  • Page 26 Installation du lave-vaisselle I_TAPE 11" INSERTION DU TUVAU DE • Fixer les deux supports 6 I'arri_re de la cuve 6 la position choisie en utilisant les vis 6 t_te cruciforme large n ° 8 fournies VIDANGE ,a,TRAVERS L'ARMOIRE avec I'ensemble. •...
  • Page 27 Installation du lave-vaisselle I_TAPE 14" PLACEMENT DU LAVE-VAISSELLE Points 6 consid_rer pendant le placement _, SA POSITION FINALE de modules 6 commandes mont_es le haut • Pousser le lave-vaisselle tout (_fair dans I'armoire. • Pousser des mains sur les c6t6s. Ne pas utiliser le genou pour Les commandes de ces modules sont con_ues pour @tre ne pas endommager la porte.
  • Page 28 Installation du lave-vaisselle I TAPE 15" MISE A NIVEAU DU I TAPE 16" FIXATION DU LAVE-VAISSELLE LAVE-VAISSELLE L'ARMOIRE A cette _tope, il faut les I MPORTANT - Le lave-vaisselle doit _tre de niveau 2 vis sp_cioles 6 t_te cruciforme mises de c6t_ pour obtenir un bon d_placement de I'_gouttoir...
  • Page 29 Installation du lave-vaisselle I TAPE 17" BRANCHEMENT REMARQUE : POUR OBTENIR UNE BONNE VIDANGE, LA LONGUEUR TOTALE DU TUYAU DE VIDANGE NE DOlT PAS L'ALIMENTATION D'EAU DEPASSER3 m (10 pi). Brancher le tuyau d'alimentation d'eau au coude 6 angle droit. INSTALLATION DU TUYAU DE VIDANGE •...
  • Page 30 Installation du lave-vaisselle I_TAPE 19" BRANCHEMENT I_TAPE 20" LISTE DE VITRIFICATION AVANT DE FAIRE LES ESSAIS L'ALIMENTATION I_LECTRIQUE Sauter cette _tape si le lave-vaisselle est @quip@ d'un cordon Examiner cette liste apr_s I'installation du lave-vaisselle d'alimentation. V_rifier que le circuit est hors tension pour @viter les frais d'intervention qui ne sont pas couverts •...
  • Page 31 Installation du lave-vaisselle I TAPE 21" ESSAI DU LAVE-VAISSELLE AVEC I_TAPE 23 -INSTALLATION DU KIT DE DE L'EAU RI DUCTION DE BRUIT, LE CAS I CHI ANT Mettre le circuit sous tension (ou broncher le cordon Sauter cette _tape si le module n'est pas _quip_ du kit de d'alimentation dans la prise de courant, si install6e).
  • Page 32 I_TAPE 25 - DOCUMENTATION • Prendre soin de I(]isser (]u consomm(]teur I'enveloppe complete de documentation, les instructions d'installation et les 6chantillons de produit. LES DONNEES TECHNIQUES PEUVENT CHANGER SANS PREAVIS GE Consumer & Industrial General Electric Company Louisville, Kentucky 40225

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