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Step 14 Level Dishwasher - GE Built-In Dishwashers Installation Instructions Manual

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STEP 13
SLIDE DISHWASHER INTO
FINAL POSITION (cont.)
Special Considerations for Positioning
The controls on these models are designed to be hidden
by your countertop. Align the dishwasher as shown in
Figure U. Leave a 1/2" minimum gap between the
underside of the countertop and the top of the
dishwasher door as shown in Figure V.
Use the leveling legs to increase or decrease the amount
of gap between the controls and the countertop.
IMPORTANT
— Leave a 1/2" minimum
gap between the controls and the underside of the
countertop to prevent condensation and damage
to the control panel from screw heads.
Figure U
Controls Hidden by
Countertop
Countertop
1/2"
Min.
Dishwasher Door
Figure V
Installation Instructions
Countertop
STEP 14
LEVEL DISHWASHER
IMPORTANT
proper dish rack operation and wash performance.
• Make sure 1/2" minimum gap is maintained.
• Place level on door
to check that the
dishwasher is level
side to side.
Remove lower
rack, place
level on lower
rack track inside
tub to check that
the dishwasher is
level front to back.
• If the dishwasher is not level, adjust the four leveling
legs as illustrated in Figure X.
• If adjustment to the right rear leveling leg is required,
access it by loosening the junction box bracket screw
(through the access hole) and rotate bracket clockwise.
Figure X
• The dishwasher is properly leveled when the level
indicator is centered left to right and front to back.
The dishwasher door should close without hitting
the sides of the tub.
• Replace the lower rack when leveling is complete.
TIP: Avoid unnecessary service charges for poor wash
performance and rack operation.
Pull the dish racks halfway out. They should remain
stationary. Open and close the door. The door should fit
in the tub opening without hitting the side of the tub. If
the racks roll on their own, or the door hits the side of
the tub, relevel the dishwasher.
IMPORTANT
the dishwasher is centered in the enclosure and the
door does not hit adjacent cabinets.
11
— Dishwasher must be level for
Use Level
to Check
Front to
Back
Figure W
Access Hole
Turn legs
to adjust
— After leveling, verify that
Use Level
to Check
Side to Side
Junction Box

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