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Water Line Connection; Water Requirements - Whirlpool 3380268 Installation Manual

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ground connector
ground wire
FigureA
m If the ground connector
Is
located
to the left on the back of
the terminal box and looks like
Figure A, loosen the front nut on the
ground
connector.
Do Not loosen
the rear nut on the ground
connector.
Form the bare ground
wire into a
U-shaped
hook. Wrap ground
wire
hook clockwise
around
ground
connector
and between
the rear
and front nuts. Securely tighten
the
front nut over the ground
wire.
Tighten strain relief or conduit
connector
screws.
OR
ground
connector
washer
screw
ground wire
FigureB
If the ground connector
is located
in the center on the back of the
terminal box and looks like Figure B,
loosen the front screw on the ground
connector.
Form the bare ground
wire into a U-shaped hook. Wrap
ground wire hook clockwise
around
ground connector
and under the
washer. Securely tighten the screw.
Tighten strain relief or conduit
connector
screws.
m Replace
terminal
box cover.
B.
Power supply cord
method
(connecting
dishwasher
to outlet).
Local codes
may permit the use of
a U.L.-listed/CSA-certified,
three-
conductor,
power
supply cord
terminated
with a three-prong,
ground-type
plug.
Some models are already
equipped
with a power supply cord. If a power
supply cord
is not supplied,
Power
Supply Cord Kit (Part No. 4317824)
is available
at your local dealer
or parts supplier. Follow the
instructions
packaged
with the
power supply cord kit. If the kit is
not available
locally, the power
supply cord used must be
a U.L.-listed/CSA-cen_ifled,
three-conductor,
16-gauge
cord
that meets all local
codes
and
ordinances.
The length of the
power supply cord
must not
exceed
six feet (1.8 m). It must be
routed so it does not touch
the
dishwasher
motor
or the lower
portion
of the dishwasher
tub.
strain relief
power cold__
A strain relief, available
at your local
dealer
or parts supplier, or a similar
part must be used to secure the
power supply cord to the
dishwasher
terminal
box.
Follow direct
wire instructions
for
disconnecting
wires inside the
terminal
box.
Recommended
ground
method
3-prong, ground-type
wall receptacle
3-prong
ground plu(.
ground
prong
supply cord
For your personal
safety, this
dishwasher
must be grounded.
To
minimize
possible shock hazard, the
power supply cord must be plugged
into a mating
3-prong
ground-type
wall receptacle,
grounded
in
accordance
with all national
and
local codes
and ordinances.
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.
The receptacle
should be installed
on the rear or side wall of the
cabinet
next to dishwasher
opening.
Water
requirements
All solder connections
must be
made before the water line is
connected
to the dishwasher to
prevent damage
to inlet valve.
Do Not solder within 6 inches (15 cm)
of the inlet valve. The plastic part of
the inlet valve could be damaged.
The hot water
line to the dishwasher
must provide
between
15-120 psi
(103-827 kPa) water
pressure.
The hot water heater should be set
to deliver 120°F (49°C) water
temperature
to the dishwasher for
best results.
Use 3/8" (9.5 ram) O.D. copper
tubing
or 1/2" plastic tubing
minimum
inlet line. Dishwasher
inlet
valve has 3/8" internal
pipe thread.
Water line
connection
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect electrical power at the
fuse box or circuit breaker box
before installing dishwasher,
Failure to do so can result in death
or electrical shock.
l
m Disconnect the electrical
power supply. Put on gloves and
safety glasses.
cabinet
wall
supply
pipe
6 n
(I 5.2 cm)
locations
(10.2 cm)
2-I/2"_
(6.4 cm)
10"
cm)
(12.7 cm)
(5.1 crn)
mCut a 1/2" (1.3 cm) minimum
hole in cabinet
rear wall or floor for
water
line,
m Rough in water
line through
the
1/2"" (1.3 cm) minimum
hole to
dishwasher
cabinet
opening.
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