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Step 18: Connect Power Supply; Step 19: Pretest Checklist - GE 206C1559P197 Installation Instructions Manual

General electric built-in dishwasher installation instructions
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If a power cord with plug is already installed proceed to
Step 19.
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
Si el cableado doméstico no cuenta con un cable de 2 hilos con
conexión a tierra, un instalador debe realizar una conexión a tierra.
Cuando el cableado doméstico es de aluminio, asegúrese de usar
un compuesto antioxidante y conectores de aluminio a cobre
aprobados por UL.
In this step you will need the junction box cover and the
#10 Hex head screw from the screw kit set aside in Step 1.
• Secure house wiring to the back of the junction box with a
strain relief.
• Locate the three dishwasher wires, (white, black and green)
with stripped ends. Insert dishwasher wires through the small
hole in the junction box bracket. Use UL listed wire nuts of
appropriate size to connect incoming ground to green, white
to white and black to black.
• Install the junction box cover using #10 hex head screw.
Check to be sure that wires are not pinched under the cover.
Note: Check That Harness
Leads Are Threaded Thru
Small Hole in Bracket
Figure AA
Do Not


Review this list after installing your dishwasher to avoid
charges for a service call that is not covered by your
Check to be sure power is OFF.
Open door and remove all foam and paper packaging.
Locate the Owner's Manual set aside in Step 1.
Read the Owner's Manual for operating instructions.
Check door opening and closing. If door does not open and
close freely, check for proper routing of spring cable over
pulley. If door drops or closes when released, adjust spring
tension. See Step 2,
Check to be sure that wiring is secure under the dishwasher,
not pinched or in contact with door springs or other
components. See Step 10.
Check door alignment with tub. If door hits tub, level
dishwasher. See Steps 14 and 15.
Pull lower rack out, about halfway. Check to be sure it does
not roll back or forward on the door. If the rack moves,
adjust leveling legs. See Step 14.
Check door alignment with cabinet. If door hits cabinet,
reposition dishwasher. See Step 15.
Check that door spring does not contact water line, fill hose,
wiring or other components. See Step 16.
Verify water supply and drain lines are not kinked or in
contact with other components. Contact with motor or
dishwasher frame could cause noise.
Turn on the sink hot water faucet and verify water
temperature. Incoming water temperature must
be between 120°F and 150°F. A minimum of 120°F
temperature is required for best wash performance. See
"Prepare Hot Water Line," page 5.
Add 2 quarts of water to the bottom of the dishwasher to
lubricate the pump seal.
Turn on water supply. Check for leaks. Tighten connections
if needed.
Remove protective film if present from the control panel
and door.

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