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Start Up Guide; Before Using Your Dishwasher - Kenmore 17761 Use & Care Manual

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Up Guide
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, fire, or electrical shock.
A power supply of 120 volts, 60Hz AC, 15 or 20 amps, is
NOTE: A special adapter must be installed on the faucet
before the dishwasher can be connected. Complete
Installation Instructions and the adapter are packed with
your dishwasher. See Installation Instructions.
moving your dishwasher make sure the door is latched.
Hold the dishwasher at the top front corners.
• For a grounded, cord connected dishwasher:
The dishwasher must be grounded. In the event
of a malfunction
or breakdown, grounding will reduce
the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least
resistance for electric current. The dishwasher
equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding
and a grounding plug. The plug must be
plugged into an appropriate
outlet that is installed
and grounded in accordance with all local codes
and ordinances.
Improper connection
of the equipment
grounding conductor
can result in a risk of
electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or
service representative
if you are in doubt whether the
dishwasher is properly grounded. Do not modify the
plug provided with the dishwasher; if it will not fit the
outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified
For a permanently
connected dishwasher:
The dishwasher must be connected to a grounded
metal, permanent wiring system, or an equipment-
grounding conductor
must be run with the circuit
conductors and connected to the equipment-ground-
ing terminal or lead on the dishwasher.



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