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Prepare Electrical Wiring - GE GLD6500LWW/CC/BB Installation Instructions Manual

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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,
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protected by a 15 or 20 ampere circuit breaker or time delay
fuse.
• Wiring must be 2 wire with ground and rated for 75°C (176°F).
• If the electrical supply does not meet the above requirements,
call a licensed electrician before proceeding.
Grounding Instructions–Permanent Connection
This appliance must be connected to a grounded metal,
permanent wiring system, or an equipment grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and be
connected to the equipment grounding terminal or lead on
the appliance.
Grounding Instructions–Power Cord Models
This appliance must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction
or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock
by providing a path of least resistance for electric current.
This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipment
grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must
be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is installed and
grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
WARNING
The improper connection of the equipment
grounding conductor can result in a risk
of electric shock. Check with a qualified
electrician or service representative if you
are in doubt that the appliance is properly
grounded.
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4
18"
1-1/2" Dia. Hole (Max.)
Receptacle
Location
18"
Area
6"
6"
Figure E
For models equipped with power cord: Do not modify the plug
provided with the appliance; if it will not fit the outlet, have a
proper outlet installed by a qualified technician.
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Cabinet Preparation & Wire Routing
• The wiring may enter the opening from either side, rear or the
floor within the shaded area illustrated above in Figure E and
defined in Figure A.
• Cut a 1-1/2" maximum diameter hole to admit the electrical
cable. Permanent wiring connections may pass through the
same hole as the drain hose and hot water line, if convenient.
If cabinet wall is metal, the hole edge must be covered with a
bushing.
NOTE: Power cords with plug must pass through a separate
hole.
Electrical Connection to Dishwasher
Electrical connection is on the right front of dishwasher.
• For permanent connections the cable must be routed as
shown in Figure E. Cable must extend a minimum of 24" from
the rear wall.
• For power cord connections, install a 3-prong grounding
type receptacle in the sink cabinet rear wall, 6" min. or 18"
maximum from the opening, 6" to 18" above the floor.
Alternate
Receptacle
Location
3"
from
Cabinet
24"
from Wall
Ground
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