Electrical Requirements - KitchenAid KSSS48MWX00 Installation Instructions Manual

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Electrical
requirements
Electrical
Shock Hazard
l
Improper
connection
of the
equipment-grounding
conductor
can result In a rlsk
of electrical
shock.
Check
with a qualified
electrician
or
service techniclan
If you are
In doubt as to whether
the
appliance
Is properly
grounded.
9 Do Not use an extension
cord
with thls appliance.
Such use
may result In a fire, electrical
shock, or other personal
Injury.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC only, 15-or-20
ampere, fused, electrical supply is
required. A time-delay fuse or circuit
breaker is recommended.
It is
recommended
that a separate circuit
serving only this appliance be
provided.
Recommended
grounding
method
DO NOT, UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES, REMOVE THE
POWER SUPPLY CORD GROUNDING
PRONG.
For your personal safety, this
appliance must be grounded. This
appliance is equipped with a power
supply cord having a 3-prong
grounding plug. To minimize
pozsible shock hazard, the cord
must be plugged into a mating
3-prong, grounding-type
wall
receptacle, grounded in accordance
with the National Electrical Code,
ANSI/NFPA
70-latest edition, and
local codes and ordinances.
See
Figure 1. If a mating wall receptacle
is not available, it is the personal
responsibility
and obligation of the
customer to have a properly
grounded, 3-prong wall receptacle
installed by a qualified electrician.
Figure 1
3-prong
grounding
type
wall receplacle
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Water supply
--
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requirements
Use only l/4" copper tubing
for
water line.
The water line to the refrigerator
must provide 15-100 psi water
pressure.
The preferred method of installing
the plumbing to the refrigerator is
through the wall. An optional
method is installing the water line
through a floor opening.
If the
copper tubing is installed through
the floor, the hole cut in the floor
must be angled 45O toward the front.
You will need enough l/4"- copper
tubing to connect from water line to
refrigerator,
a saddle-type
valve and
a union. Rough in the water line
before installing the refrigerator.
See
steps that follow.
Product/Property
Damage
Do Not Install
copper tubing
In an area where temperatures
drop below freezing.
To do so may result In water
damage.
1
.Find a 3/8" to 1" vertical cold
water line near the refrigerator.
Measure the distance from the
cold water line to the refrigerator
location.
Add 24 inches for the
final length of
copper tubing
you will need.
Cut both ends
of copper
tubing'square.
2.Turn off
main water
supply and
clear water
line.
3.
Ground electric drillor use a hand
drill. Drill a 3/l 6:' hole in vertical
cold water line. Attach a saddle
valve to the water line with a
clamp in an easily accessible
location.
Insert a washer
between clamp and line. Check
that inlet end is solidly in the drill
hole. Tighten packing nut.
Tighten the pipe clamp screws
evenly so washer makes a
watertight
connection.
Do Not
overtighten
or copper tubing
could be crushed.
4. Slide compression
nut and sleeve
on copper tubing.
Insert end of
copper tubing completely
into the
outlet valve.
Tighten compres-
sion nut to outlet with an adjust-
able wrench.
Do Not overtighten.
Product
Damage
Flush at least 2 qts. of water
through
the copper tublng
and
Into a bucket before attaching
to
the refrlgerator
to get rld of any
particles
In water line. Check for
water leaks around the saddle
valve.
Fallure to do so may result In
product
damage.
5. Run water through water line,
valve and copper tubing into a
bucket to flush out any particles in
the water line. Turn the saddle
valve to the "OFF" position.
6.
Route copper tubing to the
refrigerator
location.
compression
nut
copper
tubing
sl&ve
&ion
7. Slide compression
nut and sleeve
over water line.
8.
Connect union to compression
nut and sleeve and tighten.
Do
Not over-tighten.
Electric
Shock Hazard.
Electric
drill must be grounded
to prevent
severe or lethal
shock if water is in line and
enters drill during
use.
Failure to ground
drill may
result in personal
injury.
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