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GE GLD6500LWW/CC/BB Installation Instructions Manual

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Appliances

Installation Instructions

Built-In Dishwasher
If you have questions, call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) or visit our website at: www.ge.com

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Read these instructions completely and
carefully.
IMPORTANT
– Observe all governing codes and
Stop Sign
ordinances.
• Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these instructions for the
consumer's and local inspector's use.
• Note to Consumer – Keep these instructions with your
Owner's Manual for future reference.
• Skill Level – Installation of this dishwasher requires
basic mechanical, electrical and plumbing skills. Proper
installation is the responsibility of the installer. Product
failure due to improper installation is not covered under
the GE Appliance Warranty. See warranty information.
• Completion Time – 1 to 3 Hours. New installations require
more time than replacement installations.
GLD6500LWW/CC/BB
IMPORTANT
to allow for future removal from the enclosure if service is
required.
If you received a damaged dishwasher, you should
immediately contact your dealer or builder.
Optional Accessories – See the Owner's Manual for available
custom panel kits.

FOR YOUR SAFETY

Read and observe all CAUTIONS and WARNINGS shown
throughout these instructions. While performing
installations described in this booklet, gloves, safety glasses
or goggles should be worn.
READ CAREFULLY.
KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
– The dishwasher MUST be installed

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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    Appliances Installation Instructions Built-In Dishwasher If you have questions, call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) or visit our website at: www.ge.com BEFORE YOU BEGIN Read these instructions completely and carefully. IMPORTANT – Observe all governing codes and ordinances. • Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these instructions for the consumer’s and local inspector’s use.
  • Page 2: Installation Preparation

    Installation Preparation PARTS SUPPLIED IN INSTALLATION PACKAGE: Two #8-18 x 5/8" Phillips special head screws, to Two #8-18 x 5/8" Phillips special head screws, to ■ secure dishwasher to underside of countertop. Junction box cover and #10 hex head screw Junction box cover and #10 hex head screw ■...
  • Page 3: Drain Requirements

    Installation Preparation PREPARE DISHWASHER ENCLOSURE This Wall Area must be Free of Pipes or wires 34-1/2"1/4" Underside of 5" 4" Countertop to Floor Plumbing and Electric Service Must Enter Inside This Area Figure A 24" Min. Floor MUST be Even With Room Floor.
  • Page 4: Prepare Electrical Wiring

    Installation Preparation PREPARE ELECTRICAL WIRING WARNING FOR PERSONAL SAFETY: Remove house fuse or open circuit breaker before beginning installation. Do not use an extension cord or adapter plug with this appliance. Electrical Requirements • This appliance must be supplied with 120V, 60 Hz., and connected to an individual properly grounded branch circuit, #282 French protected by a 15 or 20 ampere circuit breaker or time delay...
  • Page 5: Prepare Hot Water Line

    Installation Preparation PREPARE HOT WATER LINE • The line may enter from either side, rear or floor within the shaded area shown in Figure F. • The line may pass through the same hole as the electrical cable and drain hose. Or, cut an additional 1-1/2" diameter hole to accommodate the water line.
  • Page 6: Step 2: Check Door Balance

    Dishwasher Installation CAUTION CAUTION CAUTION CAUTION CAUTION Do not remove wood base until you are ready to install the dishwasher. The dishwasher will tip over when the door is opened if base is removed. 625Dia30 STEP 1: PREPARATION Locate the items in the installation package and set aside for use in the listed steps: •...
  • Page 7: Step 5: Install Power Cord

    The power cord and connections must comply with the National Electrical Code, Section 422 and/or local codes and ordinances. Maximum power cord length is 6 feet. Power Cord Kit WX09X70910, available for purchase from an authorized GE Appliance Dealer, meets these requirements. ������������������������...
  • Page 8: Step 8: Position Water Line And House Wiring

    Dishwasher Installation STEP 8: POSITION WATER LINE AND HOUSE WIRING • Position water supply line and house wiring on the floor of the opening to avoid interference with base of dishwasher and components under dishwasher. 5" 5" 4" 4" 6" Water House Line...
  • Page 9: Step 13: Push Dishwasher Into Final Position

    Note: The brackets are available for purchase if needed. Obtain a GPF65 kit from your authorized GE Appliance Dealer. • Fasten the left-hand bracket to the left side of the dishwasher frame and the right-hand...
  • Page 10: Step 14: Level Dishwasher

    Dishwasher Installation STEP 14: LEVEL DISHWASHER IMPORTANT – Dishwasher must be level for proper dish rack operation, wash performance and door operation. The dishwasher must be leveled left to right and front to back. This assures the dish racks will not roll in or out on their own, circulation water will fl...
  • Page 11: Step 16: Connect Water Supply

    STEP 16: CONNECT WATER SUPPLY Connect water supply line to 90° elbow. • Slide compression nut, then ferrule over end of water line. • Insert water line into 90° elbow. • Slide ferrule against elbow and secure with compression nut. IMPORTANT –...
  • Page 12: Step 18: Connect Power Supply

    Dishwasher Installation STEP 18: CONNECT POWER SUPPLY If a power cord with plug is already installed proceed to Step 19. WARNING If house wiring is not 2-wire with ground, a ground must be provided by the installer. When house wiring is aluminum, be sure to use UL Listed anti-oxidant compound and aluminum- to-copper connectors In this step you will need the junction box cover and the...
  • Page 13: Step 20: Dishwasher Wet Test

    Dishwasher Installation STEP 20: DISHWASHER WET TEST Turn on power supply or plug power cord into outlet, Turn on power supply or plug power cord into outlet, ■ if equipped. Latch door. Latch door. ■ Push “Rinse Only” pad. Push “Rinse Only” pad. ■...
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  • Page 16 SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE GE Consumer & Industrial © 2005 General Electric Company General Electric Company ������������������� Louisville, Kentucky 40225 Pub. No. 31-30217 Dwg. No. 206C1559P157 ge.com ND 06G-1871 (8/06)