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KitchenAid KD I8 SERIES Installation Instructions Manual

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BUILT-IN
DISHWASHER
KD-
I8 SERIES
INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
MR. INSTALLER: HAVE YOU CHECKED!
PLACEMENT
OF DISHWASHER
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1. Remove styrofoam
packing
blocks from top and corrugated
motor block packing from rear
of unit after dishwasher
is removed from skid.
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2. Properly
positioned-level,
aligned and square with cabinet opening.
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3. Anchored
securely, either to cabinet or floor.
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4. Installation
debris removed .from under dishwasher.
ELECTRICAL
CONNECTION
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1. Separate
115 volt,
60 hertz,
1 phase branch
with
a 15 ampere capacity
protected
by a
maximum
of 15 ampere fuse size.
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2. Dishwasher
properly
grounded.
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3. All connections
in conformance
with local electrical
code.
PLUMBING
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0
1. Water supply
at dishwasher:
20 to 120 P.S.I. pressure, temperature
of 140" F. to 160" F.
and l/2"
O.D. (min.) copper tube.
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2. Drain lines at least 5/8" O.D. copper tubing or equivalent
without
drain air gap and with no
tight bends (kinks) or other restrictions
to prevent complete
draining.
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3. Drain
lines at least g/16"
l.D.copper
tubing
or equivalent
with drain air gap and with
no
tight bends (kinks) or other restrictions
to prevent complete
draining.
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4. Compliance
with all aspects of local plumbing
code.
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5. Make sure drain hose does not touch any electrical
components
or terminals.
OPERATIONAL
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1. All internal
packing material
and labels and door pads removed.
Place detergent
in both compartments
of detergent
dispenser, close cover(s) and
operate dishwasher
through
complete
"Normal
Cycle."
Note: KDC has cover over
only one of two compartments.
Check: Proper
Fill-Water
level approximately
l-1/2"
below
centerline
of 4 Way Hydro
Sweep tubes. Complete
Drain.
Detergent
Dispenser-must
operate
automatically
and completely
dispense
detergent.
Dishracks,
for freedom
of movement
and adjustment.
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THANK
YOU
MR.
INSTALLER:
1. Complete
Installation
Check
List.
2. Leave all literature
(Incl.
Check
List) for customer.
3. Notify
dealer that electrical
work
and plumbing
are completed.
FOR DEWED INSTRUCTIONS, FOLLOW METHODS DESCRIBED IN THIS FOLDER

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  Summary of Contents for KitchenAid KD I8 SERIES

  • Page 1 DISHWASHER BUILT-IN I8 SERIES INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS MR. INSTALLER: HAVE YOU CHECKED! PLACEMENT OF DISHWASHER 1. Remove styrofoam packing blocks from top and corrugated motor block packing from rear of unit after dishwasher is removed from skid. 2. Properly positioned-level, aligned and square with cabinet opening. 3.
  • Page 2 KD-IK INSTALLATION An installation kit (KD-IK) for KitchenAid dishwashers is available from your local KitchenAid dealer. This kit contains all parts and complete instructions needed for replacing almost any old dishwasher, or for a ne$ dishwasher installation.
  • Page 3: Drain System

    KitchenAid dealer distributor. Drain connections must be in compliance to either right or left side or to an air gap. Note figure 4 for dimensions locations of drain line.
  • Page 4: Final Installation

    (A, Fig. 6) shows routing methods electrical supply line hook-up KitchenAid dishwasher. CAUTION: No other outlets appliances should be on this circuit FIG. 6 FINAL INSTALLATION emove Styrofoam packing blocks and POSITIONING corrugated motor...
  • Page 5 CONNECTING CONNECTING WATER SUPPLY LINE DRAIN LINE Make certain fill line has been flushed clear of foreign meet local Connect dishwasher drain materials. Use compression (furnished) to connect installations plumbing code. See suggested l/2” O.D. copper fill line to dishwasher fill valve.
  • Page 6: Details And Connections

    Turn on water and electrical supply. Then power. Then, push door handle down to lock position push button for cycle desired. “Normal Cycle” button. Let dishwasher push KITCHENAID DIVISION TROY. OHlO 45374 PAINTED IN U.S.A. FORM 12106F (Rev. 11-78) (Supsds.

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