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Installation Preparation

PREPARE DISHWASHER ENCLOSURE

This Wall Area
must be Free
of Pipes or
wires
34-1/2"1/4"
Underside of
5"
Countertop
to Floor
Plumbing and Electric Service
Must Enter Inside This Area
Figure A
Floor MUST be Even
With Room Floor.
• The rough cabinet opening must be at least 24" deep, 24"
wide and approximately 34-1/2" high from floor to underside
of the countertop.

DRAIN REQUIREMENTS

• Follow local codes and ordinances.
• Do not exceed 10' distance to drain.
NOTE: Air gap must be used, if waste tee or disposer
connection is less than 18" above floor to prevent siphoning.
DETERMINE DRAIN METHOD
The type of drain installation depends on the following
questions.
® Do local codes or ordinances require an air gap?
® Is waste tee less than 18" above floor?
If the answer to either question is YES, Method 1 MUST
be used.
• If the answers are NO, either method may be used.

CABINET PREPARATION

• Drill a 1-1/2" diameter hole in the cabinet wall within
the shaded areas shown in Figure A for the drain hose
connection. The hole should be smooth with no sharp edges.
IMPORTANT
– When
connecting drain line to disposer,
check to be sure that drain plug has
been removed. DISHWASHER WILL
NOT DRAIN IF PLUG IS LEFT IN PLACE.
24"
Min.
5"
4"
4"
Cabinets
Square
and
6"
Plumb
24"
Min.
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WARNING
• The dishwasher must be installed so that drain hose is no
more than 10' in length for proper drainage.
• The dishwasher must be fully enclosed on the top, sides and
back, and must not support any part of the enclosure.
#282 French
CLEARANCES: When
installed into a corner,
allow 2" min. clearance
between dishwasher
and adjacent cabinet,
wall or other appliances.
Allow 28-3/8" min. clear-
ance from the front of
the dishwasher for door
opening. Figure B
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Method 1 – Air Gap with Waste Tee or Disposer
An air gap must be used when required by local codes and ordi-
nances. The air gap must be installed according to manufacturer's
instructions.
Drain Hose Hanger
Remove
Drain
Plug
Method 2 – "High Drain Loop" with Waste Tee or Disposer
Tip: Avoid unnecessary service call charges
05D-1294B
Always be sure disposer drain plug has been removed before
attaching dishwasher drain hose to the disposer.
To reduce the risk of electric shock,
fi re, or injury to persons, the installer
must ensure that the dishwasher is
completely enclosed at the time of
installation.
Countertop
Dishwasher
Clearance for Door
Opening 2" Minimum
Figure B
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Figure C
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Drain Hose Hanger
32"
Min.
18"
Min.
Figure D
923-40B
28-3/8"
32"
Min.
18"
Min.
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