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Kenmore 58714008002 Installation Instructions Page 2

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Measure height of cabinet opening
from underside of countertop to floor.
Check chart for height opening and
suggested adiustment.
Leg Leveler Adjustment Chart
Height of
Number of Turns to
Cabinet Opening
Adjust Levelers
34" (86.4cm)
34%" (86.7cm)
345/16" (87.2cm)
34V2" (87.6cm)
For additional height add shims under levelers.
Move dishwasher to front of installation area.
Loosen the front and rear leveling legs by turning
Refer to chart for number of turns. See
Figure 8. Front levelers should allow V4"below underside of
Front Leveler
Figure 8
Rear Leve_r
If levelers have to be removed, make sure floor is free of
Place dishwasher
inside cabinet area so that it is centered in
opening. Use caution when moving dishwasher to prevent
damage to dishwasher, floor, and cabinets.
Check that dishwasher is level from side to side by placing a
level against the top front section of the tub. See Figure 9a.
Figure 9a
Figure 9b
Check that dishwasher is level from front to back by placing level
on side of opened door. See Figure 9b.
Adjust levelers up or down until dishwasher is _evel.
Helpful tip for built-up floors:
Measure height of opening from underside of ceuntertop to built-up
floor, if the height is at least 33-3/4" (84.5 cm), the dishwasher will tit
into the opening without modification to the countertop or flooring.
Put front and rear levelers all the way up. If the opening is at 33-3/4"
(84.5 cm), the countertop mounting brackets may need to be removed
to avoid damage to the top of the dishwasher console.
If so, fellow
directions in Step 9 for floor anchoring when ready to secure unit.
Electric Shock Hazard
Plumbing material and drain hose must not come in
contact with wiring or electrical components.
Failure to follow this warning could result in
personal injury from exposed wiring.
1, Pull out unit and check to see if drain hose is correctly attached to
the drain pump assembly. If drain hose is not ettachedto drain
pump, follow the instruction sheet (included with drain hose) on
how to correctly install the drain hose to the drain pump assembly.
2. Move unit back in place while routing drain hose through access
hole. Use caution to prevent damage to the dishwasher, floor and
cabinets. IMPORTANT:
Make sure there are no sharp bends or
kinks that might restrict drain flow.
3, Secure drain hose to sink drain, disposer, or separate trap with a
Be careful not toovertlghten
clamp or you
may damage end of hose. Do not connect hose to horizontal pipe
between sink drain and disposer.
4. Be sure unit does not rest on drain hose. It should be free of
electrical components and door springs. Do not cut corrugated
drain hose. Pull excess through cabinet and place under sink.
Make sure hose does not come in contact with any sharp edges.
See Figure 10.
Sink at Le
The drain hose loop must be at least 32" high from thefloor
insure proper
Property Damage
Do not solder within 6" of the water inlet valve. Damage to
the plastic parts in the valve may occur.
Use care that no sealer, dirt, or other objects enter the valve.
Damage to the filter screen may occur.
Be sure the dishwasher is placed where the water inlet valve
will be kept from freezing, If the valve freezes, it may rupture
and flooding may occur.
Water Line
Flush water line before connecting it to water inlet valve to
prevent early clogging of filter screen. Place a bunched towel
over end of line to prevent splashing. Open valve for a few
seconds and let water drain into a pan. Turn off water supply
at shut-off valve.
Figure 11
Route water line to water inlet valve as shown in Figure 11.
While firmly pulling water supply line into g0 ° elbow, tightly
connect water supply to water inlet valve. Supply line must be
free of kinks, scales, chips, and lubricants.
Turn on water supply and check for leaks.
If water inlet valve clogs, make sure water supply is off. Remove
four (4) screws at inlet end of valve and clean filter screen.
Electric Shock Hazard
Make sure electrical power has been disconnected at fuse box
or circuit breaker box.
The dishwasher must be connected to a grounded metal,
permanent wiring system, The equipment-grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and
connected to the appliance's
equipment grounding terminal
or lead. It is the consumer's responsibility
to contact a
qualified installer to make sure the electrical installation
conforms with the National Electrical Code and local codes
and ordinances.
Do not connect the dishwasher to the power supply until the
appliance is permanently grounded.
All wiring connections must be enclosed in the junction box.
This unit has copper lead wires.
Joining aluminum building wire to stranded copper wire
should be done by a qualified electrician using materials
recognized by UL and local codes.
Do not use an extension cord. Such use can result in fire,
electrical shock, or other personal injury.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in death or
serious injury.
Electrical Supply
Remove junction box cover and pull house wiring into junction
box. See Figures 12 and 13.
Use a UL listed strain-relief bushing, not included, at box to
stabilize wiring.
Be sure electrical cable is not routed behind
Junctinn Box
(In place)
Figure 12
Inside junction box, attach ground wire under head of grounding
screw and tighten. See Figure 13.
Connect incoming black lead to dishwasher's black lead and
incoming white lead to dishwasher's white lead with wire nuts or
other suitable connectors, not included. Wire nuts should be tight.
Replace junction box cover. See Figure 13.
White Wire to
White Wire
Black Wire re
Black Wire (Hot)
Figure 13
The dishwasher must be secured to keep it from tilting when door is
opened. Choose one of the methods described below to secure unit.
Countertop Anchoring
Adjust levelers (see Step 5) so mounting brackets touch
underside of countertop. IMPORTANT:
Dishwasher must rest
on floor_o
not hang from countertop. See Figure 14.
Screw mounting brackets firmly to countertop using screws
provided in literature packet.
Open and close dishwasher door slowly. If door hits mounting
bracket screw heads, adjust front levelers.
Note: Open and close door to make sure it does not hit
surrounding cabinets or countertop.
Figure 14
Floor Anchoring
This procedure is difficult and should be used only if countertop
mounting brackets cannot be used.
Screw V4" lag screws, not included, through holes provided in
frame rail. See Figure 15.
Use expansion fasteners if floor is concrete.
l]se I/*" lJ_ Screws
(not incfu_ed_
Figure 15
,r serious injury.
could result In death
Cut Hazard
Metal color panels are sharp and should be
handled with care. Wear gloves to protect hands.
Failure to follow this warning may result In injury.
To Remove and Replace Outer Door
Unlatch and open door. Using a Phillips head screw driver,
remove two (2) screws from inner door. Save screws to
reassemble. See Figure 16a.
Figure 16a
Close and latch door while holding both sides.
Place one hand on each side of door and pull down at top
1/4". Pull entire door assembly toward you to
remove. See Figure 16b.
Figure 16b
Place door where it will not get scratched or damaged while
completing installation.
When ready to replace door, fit the slots on each side of top door
edge over the tabs on the metal liner. Push on sides to insure the
door is flat. Push up from bottom until there is no gap between
door and control panel. See Figure 16c.
Figure 16c
Control Panel
Metal Liner
Side View
Unlatch door and open while supporting outer door on both sides
at bottom to keep in place. Align screw holes and replace screws.
Before starting the dishwasher,
check these items:
r_ Drain hose is assembled to drain pump.
All packing materials and consumer literature have been
removed from unit.
G_ Dishwasher is level and securely fastened.
LJ Open and close door to make sure it does not hit surrounding
cabinet or countertop.
Water and drain lines have no kinks.
Wiring connections to junction box are tight.
Water supply is turned on.
Joints are free of leaks.
Refer to Step fO, numbers 5 and 6, for replacing outer door.
Adjust door springs to balance weight of door. A correct spring
setting allows door to remain horizontal in opened position, yet
will rise to close with slight lift fo finger.
If necessary, increase tension by moving springs to a hole toward
rear of unit or decrease by moving them toward front. See Figure
Figure 17
Move s rings tawa_l
rear _ishwasher
increase tension.
Turn electrical supply on.
Operate the machine
through at
least one fill and pump-out,
checking the following items:
At first fill, make sure water completely covers filter surface.
(Motor pump sound may be heard before water enters unit).
At pump-out, make sure all water is pumped out.
LI Check water connections again for leaks.
Electric Shock Hazard
g all connections are correct, there are no leaks,
and unit runs properly, replace the kickplate
assembly before placing unit into operation.
Failure to follow this warning could result in
electric shock,


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