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GE GSD6000 Series 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

STOP
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.
• 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.
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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.
GSD6000 Series
PDW7000 Series
– The dishwasher MUST be installed

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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    GE Consumer & Industrial 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 STOP Read these instructions completely and carefully. IMPORTANT – Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
  • Page 2 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 or sides of cabinets. Junction box cover and #10 hex head screw Junction box cover and #10 hex head screw ■...
  • Page 3: Installation Preparation

    ��� • 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.
  • Page 4: Prepare Electrical Wiring

    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 cable direct connections the cable must be routed as shown in Figure E. Cable must extend a minimum of 24" from the rear wall.
  • Page 5 (Optional, but strongly recommended and may be required by local codes.) • Water connection is on the left side of the dishwasher. Install the hot water inlet line, using no less than 3/8" copper tubing. Route the line as shown in Figure F and extend forward at least 19"...
  • Page 6 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. Power Cord...
  • Page 7 05A-1182J interference with base of dishwasher. STEP 10– SLIDE DISHWASHER DO NOT PUSH AGAINST FRONT PANEL WITH KNEES. DAMAGE WILL OCCUR. • Slide dishwasher into the opening a few inches at a time. �� �� �� Figure O • As you proceed, pull the drain hose through the opening under the sink.
  • Page 8 Otherwise, see Note below. Note: The brackets are available for purchase when needed for models not factory equipped with the side mount kit. Order part GPF65 from your authorized GE Appliance Dealer. • Fasten the left-hand bracket to the left side of the dishwasher frame.
  • Page 9 STEP 15–POSITION DISHWASHER, SECURE TO COUNTERTOP OR CABINET In this step you will need the 2 Phillips special head screws from the screw kit set aside in Step 1. The dishwasher must be secured to the countertop or the cabinet sides. When the underside of the countertop is wood, use Method 1.
  • Page 10: Drain Line Installation

    IN PLACE. Tip: Avoid unnecessary service call charges. Prior to connecting drain hose be sure excess hose is not trapped, kinked or crushed by the dishwasher. Pull excess hose through the cabinet opening to prevent hose damage and pump out issues.
  • Page 11 120°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 Add 2 quarts of water to the bottom of the dishwasher to ■...
  • Page 12 Check for leaks under the dishwasher. If a leak is found, turn Check for leaks under the dishwasher. If a leak is found, turn ■...