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Installation Steps - Whirlpool 3380268 Installation Manual

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Installation
steps
With dishwasher in kitchen.
Cut hose
to fit.
screw- or
spring-lype
clamp
(50.8 cm) " Entry must be
minimum
above trap.
clearance
to floor
If local plumbing
codes
permit,
dishwasher
drain hose may be
connected
directly
to waste
tee. The waste tee connection
MUST be made
ahead
of the
trap and a minimum
of 20
inches (50.8 cm) above
the
floor.
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect electrical power at the
fuse box or circuit breaker box
before installing dishwasher.
Make sure that the water supply
line, drain hose, and wiring do not
touch any exposed terminals
of
the dishwasher
wiring.
Failure to do so can result in death
or electrical shock.
Keep cardboard
shipping base or
plywood under dishwasher until it is
installed, or slide dishwasher onto
cardboard
or hardboard
before
moving It across the floor.
The cardboard
or hardboard
will
help protect floor covering when
dishwasher is moved across the floor
during installation.
Do Not cut
hose
connector.
screw-
or
clamp
(50.8 cm)
minimum
Entrymust be
clearance to
above trap.
floor
If local plumbing
codes
permit, dishwasher
drain hose
may be connected
directly
to disposer. Most disposers
have 7/8"" connectors
or
special
connectors
are
Remove
II M I
available
at plumbing
supply
houses.
Knock out disposer inlet plug
toe
_
panel
from inlet. If inlet plug _
panel
ground clip
Make sure this clip stays
falls inside disposer, _,_.'_
" _
'4
attached to access panel•
you must remove
/
inlet plug before
[ I_._
_
II • Remove the 4 screws a_aching
connecting drain _ _\
_!_j_i_
access panel and toe panel to dish-
hose. If disposer is \_I \ _
washer usinga I14"hex socket, nut
already installed in _I disposer-
driver or Phillips
screwdriver. Remove
sink, you may
need
inlet plug
access panel and toe panel.Make
to take out disposer
surethatground clip staysattached
to remove inlet plug.
to access panel.Set panels aside on
a protective surface.
Wheel
Number
Min.
Position
Of Turns
Cutout
(See
To Adjust
Height
Illustraflon)
Levelers
34" (86.4 cm)
I
9
34-I/8" (86.7 cm)
2
6
34-5/16" (87.2 cm)
3
3
34-112" (87.6 cm)
4
0
For additional
height:
I. Add shims under the wheels.
2. Turn front levelers• Each turn changes
height by approximately
1/16" (0.16
cm).
• Measure
height
of cabinet
opening
from the front edge
of the
underside
of cabinet
opening
to
floor. Check chaff
for that height
opening.
Put the wheels in the
required
position.
Loosen and then turn front levelers
the number
of times indicated
in
the chart. The dishwasher
should
be
installed
as level as possible from
front to back.
To prevent damage
to floor covering,
tilt dishwasher backwards
on wheels
when moving across floor.
• Latch
dishwasher
door. Push
dishwasher
into
place, sliding
drain hose
collar _
through
hole cut in cabinet
opening.
Do not kink power supply cable
between dishwasher and cabinet.
If dishwasher is equipped
with a tub
collar and does not fit in cabinet
opening or cabinet opening is less
than 24 inches (61 cm) wide, partially
pull dishwasher
out of cabinet.
Start
at one side of dishwasher
and pull
tub collar off of dishwasher.
Completely
remove tub collar and
save. Push dishwasher
back into
cabinet
opening.
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