GE Dishwasher Installation Instructions Manual

GE Dishwasher Installation Instructions Manual

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GE Consumer & Industrial

Installation Instructions

If you have questions, call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) or visit our website at:


Read these instructions completely and
– Observe all governing codes
and ordinances.
• Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these
instructions for the consumer and local inspector's
• 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.
• Sink Requirement - This Spacemaker
is designed to be installed under a special shallow
sink. Three types of sinks are available: GPF95, a
single bowl sink with the drain hole on the right
side of the sink; GPF96, a single bowl sink with the
drain hole on the left side of the sink; and GPF97, a
double bowl sink. Purchase these sinks from your
authorized GE appliance dealer.
– The dishwasher MUST be
installed 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.


Read and observe all CAUTIONS and WARNINGS
shown throughout these instructions. While
performing installations described in this booklet,
gloves and safety glasses should be worn.



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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    GE Consumer & Industrial Appliances Installation Instructions Spacemaker Dishwasher ® If you have questions, call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) or visit our website at: BEFORE YOU BEGIN IMPORTANT – The dishwasher MUST be STOP installed to allow for future removal from the Read these instructions completely and enclosure if service is required.
  • Page 2: Drain Hose

    PARTS SUPPLIED IN INSTALLATION Screw Kit PACKAGE: Hex Head Phillips Head Two 8-18 x 5/8" Phillips head wood screws ■ Junction Box Screw Wood Screws Junction box cover and #10 hex head 1/2" long ■ 5/8" long ������������� Junction Box Cover screw ������������...
  • Page 3 Area “C” when using either single or double bowl be run through Area “A.” sink. Refer to Figure A below and Figure F1 on • Hot water line to dishwasher is installed in Area “B.” page 6. • Garbage disposer, water lines to faucet, waste...
  • Page 4 32" minimum, high drain loop will result in Disposer Installation Waste Tee Installation improper draining of the dishwasher, which may cause damage. Install waste tee or disposer and the air gap according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 5 The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. Electrical Connection to Dishwasher Electrical connection is on the right front of WARNING The improper connection of the equipment dishwasher.
  • Page 6 Refer to Areas A and C in Figure A on page 3 and Figure F1 below. This is necessary to provide clearance for the dishwasher when it is installed in the cabinet.
  • Page 7: Dishwasher Installation

    • Product Samples and/or coupons–Step 21 base. STEP 2: CHECK DOOR BALANCE Figure H • With the dishwasher on the wood base, check the door balance by opening and closing the door. 06M-2101A • Screw leveling legs back into the dishwasher •...
  • Page 8 Figure J attached to the dishwasher frame and toward the center of the dishwasher as shown in Figures L and M. • Place the hose clamp over the small end of the Note: Check That Harness Leads Are •...
  • Page 9 10 foot long hose may be purchased from an CORD, IF USED, THROUGH CABINET authorized GE appliance dealer. The 10 foot long • Upright the dishwasher and position it in front of hose is part number GPF10S. the cabinet opening.
  • Page 10 If the insulation is “bunched up” or interfering with the springs, • Adjust the level of the dishwasher by individually straighten and re-center the blanket prior to sliding turning the four legs on the bottom of the 06F-1847Da the dishwasher into its final position.
  • Page 11 Make sure the door spring does not rub against the or control panel damage. fill hose or water supply line. Make sure the dishwasher is centered in the cabinet and the door opens and closes freely without hitting the adjacent cabinets. Drive mounting screws...
  • Page 12 IMPORTANT – Total drain hose length must plug has been removed. Dishwasher will not drain ���������� not exceed 10 feet for proper drain operation. if plug is left in place.
  • Page 13 Steps 13 and 14 Pull lower rack about halfway out. Check to be ■ sure it does not roll back into dishwasher or further out. If it does, re-level the dishwasher. See Step 12 Check to be sure control panel does not touch ■...
  • Page 14 This could take up to 4 minutes. If water does not enter the dishwasher try the following to correct the problem: Check for leaks under the dishwasher. If a leak is – Check to be sure that the water is turned on ■...
  • Page 15 • Align the access panel to the dishwasher. • Select the two 8-32 x 1/4" machine thread screws just removed and insert them through the top holes in the access panel and into the dishwasher frame. • Tighten these screws.
  • Page 16 SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE GE Consumer & Industrial General Electric Company ������������������� Louisville, Kentucky 40225 Pub. No. 31-30219 Dwg. No. 206C1559P159 ND 06M-2101 (1/07)

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