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Samsung DMR78 Series Installation Manual

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  • Page 1 !f yOU aie ha2ing prob!ems instai!ing this dishWashe, Please ca!l : 1 _800,SAMSUNG (726,7864) for assistance : the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To recewe more complete service. please register your product at...
  • Page 2 It's your responsibility to use common sense, caution, and care when installing, maintaining, and operating the dishwasher, Samsung is not liable for damages resulting from improper use, IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 3 GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For a permanently connected appliance: This appliance must be connected to grounded metal, a permanent wiring system, or an equipment-grounding conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and connected to the equipment-grounding terminal or lead on the appliance. The dishwasher is very heavy.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    oont nt Product dimensions PREPARING THE DISHWASHER Cutout dimensions ENCLOSURE STEP INSTALLING THE DISHWASHER Checking the parts and tools STEP Selecting the best location for the dishwasher STEP Water supply requirements STEP Electrical requirements STEP Preparing the dishwasher STEP Placing the dishwasher and connecting water supply line STEP Leveling the dishwasher...
  • Page 5: Preparing The Dishwasher Enclosure 5

    PRODUCT DIMENSIONS Side view Rear view 27" (686 _ .._" (DMR78 series/ (DMR78 series DMR77 Series/ DMR77 series) DMR57 Series) 20 _/2"(520 mm) 24 _/2"(622 mm) i The water supply Side view 24 *A" (629 mm)
  • Page 6: Installing The Dishwasher

    Be sure that you or your installer follow these instructions closely so that the new dishwasher works properly and that you're not at risk of injury when washing dishes. STEP 1 CHECKING THE PARTS AND TOOLS Before starting on the installation, prepare all the necessary tools and parts required to install the dishwasher.
  • Page 7 Tools required Electric drill Safe ty glasseS Gloves Flashlight Adjustable wrench Wire stripper Pliers Nipper Pencil Flat screwdriver Tape measure Phillips screwdriver Hole cutter Level Tubing cutter Cutting knife installing the dishwasher 7...
  • Page 8: Step 2 Selecting The Best Location For The Dishwasher

    ew installation If the dishwasher is a new installation, most of the installation work must be done before the dishwasher is moved into place. Replacement If the dishwasher is replacing an old dishwasher, the connections for the dishwasher being replaced must be checked for compatibility with the new dishwasher and replaced as necessary.
  • Page 9: Step 3 Water Supply Requirements

    STEP 3 WATER SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS 1. The dishwasher can be connected to either the hot or the cold water supply. If the temperature of the water supplied to the dishwasher is below 149 °F (65 °C), connect it to the hot water supply.
  • Page 10: Step 4 Electrical Requirements

    STEP 4 ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS The electrical requirements for the dishwasher are as follows: • In the United States, in accordance with the National Electric Code/State and Municipal codes and/or local codes. • In Canada, in accordance with the Canadian Electric Code C22.1-1atest edition/Provincial and Municipal codes and/or local codes.
  • Page 11: Step 5 Preparing The Dishwasher

    STEP 5 PREPARING THE DISHWASHER 1. Ensure that the circuit breaker and water supply valve are turned off before proceeding with the following steps. 2. Ensure that the kick plate is placed on the cushion front, and make sure to keep it. 3.
  • Page 12: Step 6 Placing The Dishwasher And

    STEP 6 PLACING THE DISHWASHER AND CONNECTING WATER SUPPLY LINE 1. Adjust the four leveling legs at the bottom of the dishwasher after measuring the height of the cabinet opening from under the countertop to the floor. (Refer to the figures in STEP 7.) 2.
  • Page 13: Step 7 Leveling The Dishwasher

    STEP 7 LEVELING THE DISHWASHER Open the door and place the level against the top of the tub from inside and check whether the dishwasher is level. If it is not level, rotate the leveling legs at the bottom front of the dishwasher until the dishwasher is level.
  • Page 14: Step 8 Securing The Dishwasher

    STEP 8 SECURING THE DISHWASHER The dishwasher should be fixed to the countertop or side walls for additional stability and safety. 1. When the countertop is made of wood or the material will not be damaged by drilling, follow the instructions in 2-1 below. When the countertop is made of granite, marble or any other kind of material that can be damaged by drilling, follow the instructions in 2-2 below.
  • Page 15: Step 9 Connecting The Drain Hose

    STEP 9 CONNECTING THE DRAIN HOSE Check the parts on the sink to which the drain hose is connected. There are several ways to insert the drain hose into the drain hose connector of the sink, as shown in the following figures. Connecting the drain outlet must be done in accordance with the water pipe installation regulations in your region.
  • Page 16 3. Check the size of the sink's drain hose connector. If needed, cut the drain hose so its end fits into the sink connector (1/2 in., 3/4 in. or 1 in. - as shown in the Figure below). If the end of the drain hose does not fit into the drain hose connector of the sink, use an adaptor purchasable at a plumbing/hardware supply store.
  • Page 17: Step 10 Wiring Connections

    STEP 10 WIRING CONNECTIONS Before connecting the power cable to the dishwasher, make sure to turn off the circuit breaker. Check to remove the junction box cover located at the bottom right at the front of the dishwasher. You will find three power wires from the dishwasher including the grounding line. Connect the power cable to the dishwasher.
  • Page 19 Power supply 120 V, 60 Hz AC only Water pressure 20 - 120 psi (140 - 830 kPa) Dimensions 237/8x 243Ax 337/8in. (605 x 627 x 860 mm) (WidthxDepthxHeight) (49 °C) Nominal inlet water temperature 120 °F Specifications are subject to change without notice for quality improvement purposes. The actual appearance of the dishwasher may differ from the illustrations in this manual.
  • Page 20 QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS? 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) Code No.: DD68-00027A-01_EN...

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