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Whirlpool WDF750SAYM Installation Instructions Manual

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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER
STAINLESS STEEL TUB
INSTRUCTIONS D'INSTALLATION
LAVE-VAISSELLE SOUS COMPTOIR
AVEC CUVE EN ACIER INOXYDABLE
Table of Contents .............................................................. 2
Table des matières .......................................................... 25
W10401504D

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  • Page 1 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER STAINLESS STEEL TUB INSTRUCTIONS D'INSTALLATION LAVE-VAISSELLE SOUS COMPTOIR AVEC CUVE EN ACIER INOXYDABLE Table of Contents .............. 2 Table des matières ............25 W10401504D...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DISHWASHER SAFETY................2 Make Power Supply Cord Connection ..........13 Determine Cabinet Opening..............14 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ............. 3 Tools and Parts..................3 Choose Attachment Option..............15 Location Requirements................4 Move Dishwasher Close to Cabinet Opening ........16 Drain Requirements ..................
  • Page 3: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Parts needed: Tools and Parts Gather the recommended tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here. All Installations Tools needed: Other parts you may also need: NOTE: Parts available for purchase in plumbing supply stores. Check local codes.
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    Location Requirements Grounded electrical supply required. Check location where dishwasher will be installed. The location must provide: Do not run drain lines, water lines or electrical wiring where they can interfere with or contact dishwasher motor or legs. easy access to water, electricity and drain. The location where the dishwasher will be installed must provide convenient access for loading and unloading dishes.
  • Page 6: Drain Requirements

    Drain Requirements Water Supply Requirements A new drain hose is supplied with your dishwasher. If drain A hot water line with 20 to 120 psi (138 to 862 kPa) water hose is not long enough, use a new drain hose with a pressure can be verified by a licensed plumber.
  • Page 7: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WARNING Prepare Cabinet Opening— Existing Utilities Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical power at the fuse box or circuit breaker box before installing dishwasher. Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. If the water line and the cable extend to the locations shown, proceed to the “Install Drain Hose”...
  • Page 8: Prepare And Route Water Line

    Route cable from power supply through cabinet hole (cable must Wood cabinet: Sand the hole until smooth. extend to the right front side of cabinet opening). Tape cable to Metal cabinet: Cover hole with grommet included with power the floor in area shown. This will prohibit cable from moving when supply cord kit.
  • Page 9: Install Drain Hose

    Route water line and tape it to the floor in area shown. This will keep it from moving when dishwasher is moved into cabinet opening. Attach the water supply line (copper tubing or flexible braided line) to the hot water line using a connection configuration that is in Install Drain Hose compliance with local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 10: Waste Disposer

    1. Fit rubber end of drain hose to waste tee and cut if needed. NOTE: Do not cut ribbed section. 2. Attach rubber end of drain hose to waste tee with a large drain hose clamp (provided). Use pliers to squeeze clamp open and move into position.
  • Page 11: Prepare Dishwasher

    Option D, No waste disposer – with air gap Prepare Dishwasher WARNING Tip Over Hazard Do not use dishwasher until completely installed. Do not push down on open door. Doing so can result in serious injury or cuts. 1. Connect rubber end of drain hose to WARNING air gap and cut if needed.
  • Page 12 Using two or more people, grasp sides of dishwasher door frame and place dishwasher on its back. Using a ¹⁄₄" hex head socket, nut driver or Torx ® ® screwdriver, remove terminal box cover. Retain for later use. Remove and discard the plastic rail cover on each side of the dishwasher frame.
  • Page 13: Make Power Supply Cord Connection

    Make Power Supply Cord Connection WARNING Option A, Power Supply Cord: Electrical Shock Hazard Electrically ground dishwasher. Connect ground wire to green ground connector in terminal box. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock.
  • Page 14: Determine Cabinet Opening

    Listed/CSA Approved twist-on wire connectors. Determine Cabinet Opening If needed, see website for animated representation of this step. Visit www.whirlpool.com/electrical under FAQ tab. Measure height of cabinet opening from underside of countertop to floor where dishwasher will be installed (you will need to measure the lowest point on the underside of the countertop and the highest point on the floor).
  • Page 15: Choose Attachment Option

    Option A, Countertop Attachment Remove the brackets from the package and insert into the open slots on the left and right-hand top of the dishwasher collar as Built-up floors: If the kitchen floor is higher than the cabinet shown. opening's floor - for example, the kitchen floor tile does not extend into the cabinet opening - add shims as needed in the area shown to bring the dishwasher up to 34"...
  • Page 16: Move Dishwasher Close To Cabinet Opening

    Push the plastic buttons out of the side of the tub. NOTE: Save the buttons to cover the holes after dishwasher is installed. IMPORTANT: Double-check correct placement of utilities. Grasp the sides of the dishwasher at the edges of the door panel. Tilt dishwasher backward on wheels and move dishwasher close to cabinet opening.
  • Page 17 IMPORTANT: If wheels were removed, cover the floor when moving the dishwasher to avoid damage to the floor. Slowly move To adjust the door spring tension, unhook the spring from the rear dishwasher completely into cabinet opening. Do not kink or pinch leg of dishwasher.
  • Page 18: Connect To Water Supply

    Check that leveling legs are firmly against the floor. Close and latch the door, and place level against the front panel. Check that dishwasher is centered from front to back in the opening. If Place level against top front opening of tub. Check that needed, adjust leveling leg until dishwasher is plumb.
  • Page 19: Connect To Drain

    After hose is connected, remove towel. If needed, see website for animated representation of this step. Visit www.whirlpool.com/drain under FAQ tab. Place paper towel under 90° elbow fitting. Turn on water supply and check for leaks. If leak occurs, repeat previous step.
  • Page 20: Make Direct Wire Electrical Connection

    Make Direct Wire Electrical Connection NOTE: If the power supply cord was connected earlier, proceed to WARNING “Secure Dishwasher in Cabinet Opening” section. Option B, Direct Wire: Electrical Shock Hazard Electrically ground dishwasher. Connect ground wire to green ground connector in terminal box.
  • Page 21: Secure Dishwasher In Cabinet Opening

    Listed/CSA Approved twist-on wire connectors (not included). Secure Dishwasher in Cabinet Opening If needed, see website for animated representation of this step. Visit www.whirlpool.com/electrical under FAQ tab. Check that dishwasher is still level front-to-back and side-to-side in cabinet opening. Tighten strain relief screws to secure cable.
  • Page 22 Secure dishwasher to countertop Locate brackets on top of dishwasher and secure dishwasher to countertop with two, #10 x ¹⁄₂" Phillips-head screws (included). The dishwasher must be secured to keep it from shifting when door is opened. Side mount dishwasher to cabinet NOTE: If side mounting dishwasher to cabinet, you must drill pilot holes in cabinet to avoid splitting the wood.
  • Page 23: Complete Installation

    Complete Installation WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, Place the plastic access panel against the dishwasher leg. fire, or electrical shock.
  • Page 24: Check Operation

    Check Operation Additional Tips Read the Dishwasher User Instructions that came with your Expect longer wash times. Your new dishwasher will average dishwasher. 2-3 hours per load, but use nearly 40% less energy than older models. Designed with a low wattage, low energy consumption Check that all parts have been installed and no steps were motor, your dishwasher washes longer to ensure exceptional skipped.
  • Page 25 W10401504D © 2013. 6/13 All rights reserved. Used under license in Canada Printed in U.S.A. Tous droits réservés. Utilisé sous licence au Canada. Imprimé aux É.-U.