Monogram Built-In Dishwashers Use & care guide

GE Monogram®
Installation
Instructions
with
Optional Trim Kit
Installation Instructions
Built-In
Dishwashers
Models
ZBD5600
ZBD5700
ZBD5900
Before you begin - Read these instructions completely and carefully.
IMPORTANT - Save these instructions for local inspector’s use.
IMPORTANT - OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING CODES AND ORDINANCES.
Note to Installer - Be sure to leave these instructions with the Consumer.
Note to Consumer - Keep these instructions with your Use and Care Book for future
reference.
This appliance must be properly grounded. See “Power Supply”, page 8.
CAUTION
WARNING
CAUTION
AVERTISSEMENT Cet appareil doit être correctement mis à la terre.
Consulter « Alimentation électrique » page 8.
If the dishwasher is a new installation, most of
the work must be done before the dishwasher
is moved into place. If this dishwasher is
replacing another dishwasher, the connections
must be checked for compatibility and replaced as necessary.
If you have a question concerning the installation of this product, call the GE Answer
Center® Consumer Information Service at
800.626.2000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you received a damaged dishwasher, you
should immediately contact your dealer or
builder.
CAUTION
CAUTION
• This dishwasher must be installed to allow
for future removal from the enclosure if
service is required.
• Use this appliance only for its intended
purpose.
CAUTION
ATTENTION
For Monogram local service in your area,
1-800-444-1845.
For Monogram service in Canada,
1-888-880-3030.
For Monogram Parts and Accessories, call
1-800-626-2002.
Contents
Installation of this dishwasher requires basic
mechanical and electrical skills. Proper
installation is the responsibility of the installer. Product failure due to improper
installation is not covered under the GE
Appliance Warranty. See the Use & Care
Guide for warranty information.
• Ce lave-vaisselle doit être installé de façon
à permettre la sortie ultérieure de
l’enceinte en cas d’intervention.
• Il ne faut utiliser cet appareil que pour
l’usage pour lequel il a été construit.
Design Information
Models Available .............................................
Product Dimensions .......................................
Advance Planning ..........................................
Standard Installation in 24" Deep Cabinets .
Optional Trim Kits .........................................
Corner Installation.........................................
3
3
3
4
4
4
Installation Preparation
Parts Supplied .................................................
Materials You Will Need ................................
Tools You Will Need .......................................
Prepare the Opening .....................................
Water Supply ...................................................
Power Supply ..................................................
Prepare Drain Plumbing ...............................
5
6
6
7
7
8
9
Installation
Step 1 Remove Wood Base .......................... 10
Step 2 Install Leveling Legs
and Toekick Brackets ................................. 10
Step 3 Install Water Inlet Fittings ................ 11
Step 4 Install Power Cord ............................ 11
Step 5 Level the Dishwasher ........................ 12
Step 6 Slide Dishwasher into Opening ....... 12
Step 7 Connect Water Line ......................... 12
Step 8 Install Drain Line .............................. 13
Step 9 Connect Electrical ............................ 13
Step 10 Secure Dishwasher to
Countertop or Cabinetry ........................... 14
Step 11 Install Toekick Assembly ................ 15
Step 12 Install Side Filler Strips .................. 15
Panel Kits
ZPF25 Door Panel Kit .................................. 16
1/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
ZPF75 Door Panel Kit .................................. 19
3/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
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Design Information
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwashers
Models
Available
ZBD5600 WW, ZBD5700 WW
White Dishwashers
ZBD5600 BB, ZBD5700 BB
Black Dishwashers
ZBD5900 SS
Stainless Steel Dishwasher
These dishwashers are designed for versatility,
adaptable to virtually any installation.
These models have a full length trimless door
without the traditional access panel. The
black and white models can be customized
with decorative panels of wood or other
material.
Product
Dimensions
A – 34” Min. adjustable
to 35” max.
B – 23-5/8”
C – 23-1/2” total depth
D – 4” max., 2-7/8” min.
E – 5” escutcheon height
F – Adjustable, to 3-1/4”
G – 25-1/4” from cabinets
face (depending on depth
of cabinets)
C
G
B
E
A
Toekick
F
Advance
Planning
• The black and white models may be covered
with custom decorative door panels of wood
or other materials to match cabinetry. See
“Optional Trim Kits,” page 4.
• The stainless steel model does not accept
custom panels.
• A custom toekick can be installed to match
cabinet toekick material. A continuous
toekick may be installed to form an
unbroken line at floor level.
– A continuous toekick should be installed
in such a manner that it can be removed if
service is required.
D
• Tub flange trim is supplied to conceal any
slight gap between the dishwasher and
adjacent cabinetry.
• These dishwashers may be installed beneath
countertops of stone or other materials that
will not accept screws. No trim kit required.
See “Secure dishwasher to countertop or
adjacent cabinetry”, page 14.
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Design Information
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwashers
Standard
installation
in 24” deep
cabinets
• Install in standard 24” deep cabinets:
– The dishwasher door will be flush with the
front face of adjacent cabinetry.
• With a 3/4” thick custom door panel in
place, the exterior is trimless and fits flush
to adjacent cabinetry.
Optional
Trim Kits
• ZPF25W, white or ZPF25B, black custom
panel kit – Provides for the installation of a
1/4” thick custom door panel. See page 16
for installation instructions.
• ZPF75W, white or ZPF75B, black custom
panel kit – Provides for a trimless appearance using a 3/4” thick custom door panel.
See page 19 for installation instructions.
Corner
installation
• For a corner installation, allow 2” clearance
between dishwasher and adjacent cabinet
or wall.
• Dishwasher must be placed no more than
10 feet from sink for proper drainage.
Cabinet
Depth
24"
Cabinet
Resting
Against Wall
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Installation Information
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwashers
Parts
Supplied
Remove the hardware accessory bag and
other parts from inside or taped to the
outside of the dishwasher. Check contents
against drawings to insure that all parts are
included.
■ 2 toekick slides
■ 2 toekick support brackets
■ 2 side trim pieces
■ 2-piece toekick
■ 16 Screws (see illustration)
■ 2 leveling legs
■ Junction box
Screw A
(2) Countertop
Mounting
Screws
Screw B
(4) Side Trim
Screws
2 Leveling Legs
Screw C
(4) Toekick
Bracket
Screws
Left and Right Side
Toekick Support Brackets
Screw D
(2) Cabinet
Mounting
Screws
Screw F
Screw E
(2) Toekick (2) Junction Box
Screws
Slide ScrewsColor Matched
Front Toekick Panel
Left and Right Side
Toekick Slides
Inner Toekick Panel
2 Piece Toekick
Junction Box
2 Side Trim Pieces
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Installation Preparation
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
Materials You
Will Need:
(not supplied)
■ 90° elbow (3/8" NPT external thread on one end and opposite
end to fit hot water supply line)
■ Thread seal tape
■ UL listed wire nuts (3)
For new installations only:
■ Air gap for drain hose, if required
■ Waste tee for house plumbing, if applicable
■ Electrical cable or power cord, if applicable
■ Screw type hose clamps
■ Strain relief for electrical connection
■ Hand shut-off valve (recommended)
■ Water line 3/8" O.D. min. copper or 1/2" O.D. min plastic.
Air
Gap
Wire Nuts
Electrical Cable
or Power Cord
90° Elbow
Screw Type Clamps
Thread Seal
Tape
Hot Water Line
Shut-Off
Valve
Waste
Tee
Strain Relief
Tools you
Will Need:
(Not Supplied)
■
■
■
■
■
■
■
■
Phillips head and flat blade screwdrivers
Adjustable wrench (6")
3/8", 5/16" and 1/4" nut drivers
Level
Carpenter’s square
Measuring tape
Safety Glasses
Safety glasses
Coupler
Flat Blade Screwdriver
Nut Driver
Phillips Head
Screwdriver
Flashlight
For new installation only:
■ Tubing cutter
■ Drill and appropriate bits
■ Hole saw set
Hole
Saw Set
Adjustable
Wrench
Tubing
Cutter
Flashlight
Measuring Tape
Drill
and Bits
Level
Square
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Installation Preparation
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
Prepare
the
Opening
• The rough cabinet opening must be 24”
min. deep, 23-5/8” min. to 24” max. wide.
The opening height should be 34” min.
and 35” max.
• The opening should be free of extraneous
pipes and wires.
34" to 35"
Underside
of Countertop
to Floor
This Wall Area
must be Free of
Pipes or Wires
1-3/4"
24"
Min.
6"
23-5/8" Min.
24" Max
Water
Supply
• Hot water line may enter from either side,
from the rear, or from the floor within the
shaded area shown.
• Turn off water supply.
• Cut a hole approximately 1-1/2” in diamRight Side Entry
eter to admit water line. Access hole must
Shut-off Valve 1-1/2"
Approx. 40"
Dia.
be round and smooth.
1-3/4"
from Wall
Hole
• Install a hand shut-off valve in the supply
line in an accessible location, such as under
Hot
the sink. (The shut-off valve is optional, but
6"
recommended and may be required by
local codes.)
Left
Side Entry
• Install the hot water line, using no less than
Approx. 30"
3/8” O.D. copper tubing or 1/2” O.D.
Cabinet Face
2" from Floor
from Wall
plastic tubing.
• The water line must be long enough to
form a smooth natural loop with no sharp
bends or kinks between the cutout entry
and fill valve location, centered at the front
of the dishwasher.
• Adjust the water heater to deliver 120°F
min. water temperature.
• The water pressure of the hot water supply
line must be 20 to 120 psi.
• Before connecting, flush water line to clean
out debris.
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Installation Preparation
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwashers
Power
Supply
WARNING
FOR PERSONAL SAFETY:
REMOVE HOUSE FUSE OR OPEN
CIRCUIT BREAKER BEFORE BEGINNING
INSTALLATION.
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD OR
ADAPTER PLUG WITH THIS APPLIANCE.
FOLLOW NATIONAL ELECTRICAL
CODES OR PREVAILING LOCAL CODES
AND ORDINANCES.
Alternate
Receptacle
Location
18"
18"
6"
Receptacle
Location
Area
1-1/2" Dia. Hole (Max.)
AVERTISSEMENT
2"
SÉCURITÉ
IL FAUT ENLEVER LE FUSIBLE DE LA
MAISON OU OUVRIR LE DISJONCTEUR
AVANT DE COMMENCER
L’INSTALLATION.
IL NE FAUT PAS UTILISER DE
RALLONGE NI D’ADAPTATEUR DE
FICHE AVEC CET APPAREIL. IL FAUT RESPECTER TOUS LES
CODES D’ÉLECTRICITÉ NATIONAUX OU LES CODES ET
RÈGLEMENTS LOCAUX EN VIGUEUR.
Electrical Requirements:
These dishwashers must be supplied with a
120 volt, 60 Hz power supply with an individual, properly grounded branch circuit,
protected by a 15 or 20 amp fuse or circuit
breaker or time delay fuse.
• Wiring must be 2 wire with ground.
• If electrical supply does not meet the above
requirements, call a licensed electrician
before proceeding.
Grounding Instructions:
This appliance must be either connected to a
grounded-metal permanent wiring system, or
an equipment-grounding conductor must be
run with the circuit conductors and be
connected to the equipment-grounding
terminal or lead on the appliance.
WARNING
THE IMPROPER CONNECTION OF THE
EQUIPMENT - GROUNDING
CONDUCTOR CAN RESULT IN A RISK
OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. CHECK WITH A
QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN OR SERVICE
REPRESENTATIVE IF YOU ARE IN
DOUBT WHETHER THE APPLIANCE IS
PROPERLY GROUNDED.
3"
2" from
Cabinet
6"
24"
from Wall
Ground
Black
White
Cabinet Preparation & Wiring:
• Wiring may enter from either side, the rear,
or from the floor within the shaded area
shown.
• Cut hole 1-1/2” max. diameter within the
shaded area to admit the electrical cable or
power cord. The hole must be free of sharp
edges. If the cabinet wall partition is metal,
the edge of the hole must be covered with a
rubber protector.
Electrical Connections:
The electrical connection is on the right side
of the dishwasher.
• For cable direct connections, the cable must
be routed as illustrated. The cable must
extend forward a minimum of 24” from the
rear wall.
• For power cord connections, install a
3-prong type receptacle in the rear wall of
sink cabinet next to the dishwasher. Install
the receptable at least 6” and not more than
18” from the dishwasher opening. The
receptacle should be at least 6” and not
more than 18” off the floor.
• Allow approximately 3” between cable and
adjacent cabinetry.
AVERTISSEMENT
LE MAUVAIS BRANCHEMENT DU
CONNECTEUR DE MISE À LA TERRE DE
L’ÉQUIPEMENT PEUT CAUSER UN
RISQUE D’ÉLECTROCUTION. EN CAS DE
DOUTE SUR LA MISE À LA TERRE DE
L’APPAREIL, CONSULTER UN
ÉLECTRICIEN QUALIFIÉ OU UN
PRÉPOSÉ DE SERVICE.
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Installation Preparation
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
Prepare
drain
plumbing
• Follow local codes and ordinances.
• Dishwasher drain hose must not exceed 10
feet in length for proper drainage.
– The dishwasher is supplied with a 3/4”
I.D. drain hose, 78” long. Add up to 42”
length to the factory supplied hose if
necessary.
• Dishwasher must be connected to waste line
with an air gap (not supplied) or 30”
minimum, high drain loop (depending on
local codes and ordinances) to prevent
back flow into the dishwasher.
• An air gap must be used if waste tee or
disposer connection is less than 12” above
floor to prevent siphoning.
• Install waste tee or disposer and air gap
according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
• Cut a hole in cabinet wall, approximately
1-1/2” in diameter for drain hose.
• Install drain hose hook to underside of
countertop.
CAUTION
CAUTION
Method 1 – Air Gap with Waste Tee or Disposer
Use this method when waste tee or disposer connection is less
than 12” above the floor.
Waste Tee Installation
Disposer Installation
Method 2 – High Drain Loop
with Waste Tee or Disposer
Use this method when high drain loop is at least 30” above the
floor.
30"
12" Min.
Min.
Waste Tee Installation
30"
Min.
18"
Min.
Disposer Installation
An air gap MUST BE USED if the drain
hose is connected to waste tee or disposer
lower than 12” above the floor level.
Failure to provide the proper drain connection height, 12", with air gap or 30”
minimum high drain loop will result in
improper draining of the dishwasher which
may cause damage.
CAUTION
ATTENTION
IL DOIT Y AVOIR un dispositif anti-retour
si le tuyau de vidange est branché à un té
d’égout ou à un broyeur d’ordures qui est à
moins de 30 cm (12 po) au-dessus du sol.
Si le tuyau d’égout n’est pas branché à une
bonne hauteur, au moins 30 cm (12 po),
avec un dispositif anti-retour, ou si la
boucle d’égout haute n’est pas à une
hauteur d’au moins 75 cm (30 po), le
lave-vaisselle se vidange mal, ce qui peut
causer des dégâts.
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Installation
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
Install Custom
Door Panel
• If you intend to install custom door panels,
refer to installation instructions provided in
this booklet. The panels should be in place
before installing the dishwasher.
Step 1
Remove
wood base
Cut the shipping carton and use it as a pad
under the dishwasher. This will protect the
finished floor in the kitchen.
• Lay the dishwasher on its back.
• Remove the 4 screws holding the dishwasher to the wood base. Discard screws.
• Retain wood base.
• Insure that the floor of the cutout is the
same level or higher than the rest of the
room. If the kitchen floor is tile, it may be
elevated above the floor of the installation
cutout. Pieces of the wood base may be
placed into the cutout floor to make it level
or higher than with the kitchen floor. This
will allow for easy removal for any future
service.
Step 2
Install
leveling legs
& toekick
brackets
22-7/16"
• Un-wrap the drain hose and pull to the rear
of the dishwasher. Take care not to kink or
crush the hose.
• Install toekick support brackets on the left
and right sides of the mounting brackets
using 2 screws each. See illustration for
correct orientation.
• Install the front leveling legs provided in
the parts package. The legs should be at
least 2” from the bottom edge of the
mounting bracket.
• Adjust leveling legs to installation height.
Tighten leveling leg locking nuts on the
rear.
2" Min.
Mounting Bracket
Screw C
Toekick Support Bracket
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Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
Step 3
Install
Water Inlet
Fittings
• Install the 90° elbow onto the water inlet.
Use thread sealing tape or pipe thread
compound.
• The 90° elbow should face the left or right
side, depending on water line routing.
Step 4
Install
power cord
• Install strain relief onto junction box and
tighten against incoming wires.
• Strip 1/2” insulation from end of power
cord wires.
• Connect incoming wires to dishwasher wires
using wire nuts of appropriate size.
• Connect the white to white, black to black
and incoming ground to green wire.
• Push all wires into the junction box and
secure cover with screws onto dishwasher
frame.
(If used)
Skip this step
If dishwasher
will be wired
direct.
Note: The power cord and connections must
comply with the National Electrical Code,
Section 422 and/or local codes and
ordinances.
IMPORTANT: The power cord must be no
longer than 6 ft from the junction box to the
plug. DO NOT PLUG IN POWER CORD AT
THIS TIME.
Screw F
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Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
Step 5
Level the
Dishwasher
• Carefully upright the dishwasher, taking
care not to bend the leveling legs. Make
sure the leveling leg locking nuts are
secure.
• Check to be sure the dishwasher is level and
at the cutout height.
Step 6
Slide
Dishwasher
Into Opening
• Insert drain hose into the hole previously
drilled in the cabinet wall.
• Slide the dishwasher into the opening a few
inches at a time.
• As you proceed, pull the drain hose
through the cabinet wall under the sink.
• If a power cord is used, guide the end
through a separate hole.
• Check to be sure there is no interference
with waterline or house wiring.
Step 7
Connect
Water Line
• The water supply line should be flushed to
clear any foreign material before connecting to the dishwasher.
• Make sure there are no sharp bends or
kinks which could restrict the water flow.
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Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
Step 8
Install
Drain Line
• Follow all local codes and ordinances.
Drain Line Preparation
• The dishwasher is supplied with a 78” long
corrugated drain hose.
• If the location requires a longer drain hose,
add up to 42” length to the supplied hose.
Use 3/4” inside diameter hose and thin
wall copper coupler to join the hose ends.
Note: Total drain hose length must not exceed 10 feet for
proper drain operation.
Drain Line Installation
• Connect drain line to air gap, waste tee or
disposer using either method 1 or 2 as
previously determined.
• Secure connection using appropriate
clamps (not supplied).
• Make sure drain hose is not kinked.
Note: Remove drain plug before connecting to disposer.
Dishwasher cannot drain if plug is left in place.
Step 9
Connect
Electrical
(For direct
connection to
house wiring)
WARNING
Method 1 – Air Gap with Waste Tee or Disposer
Waste Tee Installation
Disposer Installation
Method 2 – High Drain Loop
with Waste Tee or Disposer
Fasten to underside
of countertop
30"
12" Min.
Min.
Waste Tee Installation
Fasten to underside
of countertop
30"
12" Min.
Min.
Disposer Installation
If house wiring is not 2-wire with a
ground wire, a ground must be provided
by the installer. When house wiring is
aluminum, be sure to use U.L. listed
anti-oxidant compound and aluminumto-copper connectors.
AVERTISSEMENT
Si le circuit de la maison n’a pas deux
fils, plus un fil de terre, l’installateur
doit installer un fil de terre. Quand les
fils de la maison sont en aluminium, il
faut prendre soin d’utiliser une pâte
anti-oxydante et des connecteurs
aluminium à cuivre sur la liste UL.
Screw F
Verify that power is turned off at the source.
• Install a strain relief onto the junction box
and tighten against the incoming wires.
• Strip 1/2” insulation from end of incoming
wires.
• Use wire nuts of appropriate size and connect white to white, black to black and
incoming ground to green wire.
• Push all wires into the junction box and
place on dishwasher frame. Secure with
screws “F”.
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Step 10
Secure
Dishwasher
to Countertop
or Cabinetry
To maintain position and alignment the
dishwasher must be secured to the countertop
or to adjacent cabinetry.
If countertop is of stone or other hard
material, secure the dishwasher to adjacent
cabinets.
• Check to be sure that dishwasher is adjusted
to correct height and is centered in the
cutout.
• Open and close dishwasher door to insure
proper operation of the door. If there is any
binding or rubbing, readjust leveling legs.
Secure dishwasher to countertop:
• Drill pilot holes through the mounting
bracket and into the underside of the
countertop. Install 2 screws “A” provided.
Note: Take special care to ensure
countermount screws are driven flush so they
do not damage top of door, when door is
closed.
Screw A
Secure dishwasher to adjacent cabinets:
• Remove plastic plug button on the inside of
the dishwasher frame. One on each side.
• Drill pilot holes through the holes and into
the adjacent cabinets. Install 2 screws “D”
provided.
• Replace plastic plug buttons.
Screw D
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Step 11
Install
Toekick
Assembly
• Install toekick slides to toekick support
brackets. Use slide stamped “L” on left and
“R” on right side.
• Align front and inner toekicks, matching
screw holes.
• Align toekick to second screw hole in
toekick slide as illustrated.
• Install color matched screws “E” through
the front of the toekick and into the toekick
slides. Do not tighten screws.
• Carefully, slide assembly back until it is
aligned with adjacent cabinetry toekick.
• Adjust the height of the panel by loosening
screws and sliding the front panel down,
even with the floor.
• Carefully, hold the door and open fully.
Ensure that door does not strike top of
toekick.
• Adjust toekick height if necessary.
• Tighten screws.
Front Toekick Panel
Inner Toekick
Left Side
Toekick
Slide
Slide toekick out
Screw E
Step 12
Install
Side Trim
Attachment Screws
Pull tab while
Pushing toekick in
• Side trim filler strips are packed with this
dishwasher. If the cabinet cutout is wider
than the dishwasher, install the filler strips
on both sides of the dishwasher to cover
gaps.
• Open the door fully.
• Place side trim against dishwasher tub and
install 2 screws, loosely on each side.
• Adjust trim to correct width. Tighten screws.
Side
Trim
Screw B
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ZPF25 Custom Door Panel Kit
1/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
Note: It is best that 2 people perform this installation.
ZPF25B, Black trim
ZPF25W, White trim
The ZPF25 trim kit provides support for 1/4”
thick custom door panel.
Tools and Materials required
• Phillips screwdriver
• Gloves to protect against sharp edges.
WARNING
Kit Contents
Note: Maximum custom panel weight is
10 pounds.
To prevent electrical shock,
disconnect electrical power
supply to dishwasher before
changing panels. Do not
operate dishwasher when
door assembly is removed.
• Metal door
• 8 wood screws
• 6 “C” clips
• Door Trim
• 2 Door Springs
AVERTISSEMENT
Pour éviter les
électrocutions, il faut
débrancher l’alimentation
électrique du lave-vaisselle
avant de changer les
panneaux. Il ne faut pas
faire fonctionner le lavevaisselle quand la porte est déposée.
(8) Screws
Metal Door
Door Trim
“C” Clips
2 Door
Springs
Step 1
Cut 1/4”
Thick Custom
Panel to Size
• Cut door panel to the dimensions shown.
• The bottom left and right corners should
be cut at 1/4” radius. See illustration.
Note: The trim will conceal the cut edges of the panels.
1/4"
Radius
Cut
1/4" Thick
Door Panel
25-1/2"
23-1/8"
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ZPF25 Custom Door Panel Kit
1/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
Step 2
Remove
Existing
Metal Door
• Open the door fully.
Caution: One person should hold the door
while the other backs out screws to prevent
the metal door from falling.
• Remove 6 screws on the inside the inner
door frame. Retain screws.
• Remove the 2 screws with o-rings located in
the bottom center of the inner door. Retain
screws and o-rings.
• Remove the outer door.
• Remove the 2 screws holding the center
door bracket to metal door.
• Retain bracket and insulation.
• Discard metal door.
Step 3
Assemble
Panel to
Door
• Place the supplied metal door on a flat
surface.
• Place the custom panel on top of the metal
door.
• Place supplied trim over the custom panel.
• Press trim to panel and install the color
matched screws provided. Install 3 screws
on each side and 2 screws on the bottom.
Decorative Panel
Door Trim
Door Panel
Step 4
Install Door
Center
Bracket
• Turn the assembled door over with appearance side down.
• Install center door bracket onto door using
original screws.
• Place insulation around support bracket.
Insulation
Install Screws
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ZPF25 Custom Door Panel Kit
1/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
Step 5
Install
Assembled
Door onto
Dishwasher
• Locate the “C” clips in the parts package.
Place one clip, flat side up, over each of the
screw holes, 3 on each side of the door.
Note: One person should hold the door while the other installs
screws to prevent the door assembly from falling.
• Hold the assembled door to dishwasher
inner door and slide up against control
panel. Control panel has posts that should
engage the 2 holes in the top of the metal
door.
• Install the original center screws and
o-rings.
Note: Center screws and o-rings must be securely fastened to
prevent future leaks.
“C” Clips
• Install original screws to sides of inner door
frame, 3 each side.
Step 6
Install
Door
Springs
The additional weight of the custom panel
may require that the heavy door springs be
installed.
Test Door Balance
• With one hand under the door, slowly open
the door fully.
• Open and close the door to check for
proper balance. Correct door balance
should prevent the door from raising by
itself from a full open position and prevent
the door from falling heavily.
• If the door falls heavily, damage will occur
from repeated use.
• Install one or both new springs provided.
Push
Rod
Guide
Install New Springs:
• Close and latch the dishwasher door.
• Locate door spring on left side of dishwasher.
• Disengage the push rod guide by pushing
down on the guide and slowly pulling the
guide out of the mounting position.
• Carefully release the tension on the spring
and remove the push rod guide from the
rod.
• Remove the spring and replace with the
spring that has a yellow marking.
• Reassemble the push rod guide into the
original position.
• Test door balance.
• Install right side spring if needed.
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ZPF75 Custom Panel Kit
3/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
ZPF75B, Black
ZPF75W, White
Note: It is best that 2 people perform this installation.
The ZPF75 provides for the installation of
1/2” to 3/4” thick custom door panel.
Tools and Materials required
• Phillips screwdriver
• Gloves to protect against sharp edges
• Nut driver
WARNING
Kit Contents
Note: Maximum custom panel weight is
10 pounds.
AVERTISSEMENT
To prevent electrical shock,
disconnect electrical power
supply to dishwasher
before changing panels.
Do not operate dishwasher
when door assembly is
removed.
Pour éviter les
électrocutions, il faut
débrancher l’alimentation
électrique du lave-vaisselle
avant de changer les
panneaux. Il ne faut pas
faire fonctionner le lavevaisselle quand la porte est déposée.
• Metal door
• Support bracket
• Label
• 18 Screws
• 2 Door springs
Metal Door
Screw Y
Screw X
(6) Not Used
(10) Wood Screws
Step 1:
Determine
Custom
Panel
Sizes
Screw Z
(2) Support Bracket
Screws
Door Springs
Support
Bracket
The custom panel should be constructed in
the same manner as cabinet doors. All edges
can be seen and must be finished for the best
appearance.
Custom
Panel Size
Countertop
Cabinets
Dim. A*
Floor
Bottom of 3/4" Max.
Adjacent Cabinetry
Top
3/4" Thick
Door Panel
*Height
23-1/8"
• Measure dimension A, from underside of
countertop to bottom of adjacent cabinets.
– Subtract 5-1/8". Control panel height is 5".
Allow 1/8" for gap between bottom of
countertop and top of control panel.
– Add 1/4". The custom panel will slide up,
behind control panel.
*Height is equal to A minus 5-1/8" plus 1/4"
EXAMPLE:
*Height = 30-1/2" minus 5-1/8" plus 1/4" is equal to 25-5/8".
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ZPF75 Custom Panel Kit
3/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
Step 2
Remove
Existing
Metal Door
Step 3
Install Door
Center Bracket
• Open the door fully.
Caution: One person should hold the door while the other
backs out screws to prevent the metal door from falling.
• Remove 6 screws on the inside of the
frame. Retain screws.
• Remove the 2 screws with o-rings located in
the bottom center of the door. Retain
screws and o-rings.
• Remove the door.
• Remove insulation and foam inserts,
discard metal door.
2 “O” Rings
2 Foam
Inserts
• Install new center door bracket onto door
using screws “Z”.
• Place insulation around support bracket.
Support Bracket
2- Depressions
Flat Face
Screw Z
Metal Integrated Door
Step 4
Assemble
Custom
Panel
• Lay custom panel on a flat surface, appearance side down.
• Place the new metal door panel onto the
back of the custom door panel. Align sides
and top edges.
• Drill 1/8” pilot holes, 3/8” deep, through
the metal panel and into the custom panel,
3 each side.
• Secure custom panel to metal door with
3 screws “X” on each side.
• Drill 1/4” pilot holes through the top
return flange, approximately 1/4” deep.
Drill 1/8" Holes
(3 Each Side)
Screw X
Drill 1/4"
Holes
Custom Panel
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ZPF75 Custom Panel Kit
3/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
Step 5
Install
Assembled
Door onto
Dishwasher
Note: One person should hold the door while the other installs
screws to prevent the door assembly from falling.
• Check to be sure that foam inserts are in
place.
• Hold the assembled door to dishwasher
inner door and slide up against control
panel. The control panel has posts that
should engage the 2 holes in the top of the
metal panel.
2 “O” Rings
Foam
Insert
Foam
Insert
• Install the original center screws and
o-rings.
Moisture Strip
Control Panel
Post Holes
Note: Center screws and o-rings must be securely fastened to
prevent leaks.
• Install original screws to sides of inner door
frame, 3 each side.
Step 6
Install
Door
Springs
The additional weight of the custom panel
may require that the heavy door springs be
installed.
Test Door Balance
• With one hand under the door, slowly open
the door fully.
• Open and close the door to check for
proper balance. Correct door balance
should prevent the door from raising by
itself from a full open position and prevent
the door from falling heavily.
• If the door falls heavily, damage will occur
from repeated use.
• Install one or both new springs provided.
Push
Rod
Guide
Install New Springs:
• Close and latch the dishwasher door.
• Locate door spring on left side of dishwasher.
• Disengage the push rod guide by pushing
down on the guide and slowly pulling the
guide out of the mounting position.
• Carefully release the tension on the spring
and remove the push rod guide from the
rod.
• Remove the spring and replace with the
spring that has a yellow marking.
• Reassemble the push rod guide into the
original position.
• Test door balance.
• Install right side spring if needed.
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ZPF75 Custom Panel Kit
3/4" Thick Custom Door Panel
Step 7
Install
Custom
Toekick
• Slip toekick slides into guides by pulling out
the metal tabs.
• Hold custom panel against toekick slides
and mark screw hole locations.
• Remove toekick and drill 1/8" pilot holes.
• Remove toekick slides and secure panel to
slides with 2 screws each. Use screws “X”. If
panels are 1/2" thick, use caution when
driving these screws.
• Insert the assembled toekick into the
support brackets by pulling out the metal
tabs.
• Carefully, slide assembly back until it is
aligned with adjacent cabinetry toekick.
• See product installation instructions to
reinstall the dishwasher.
• Carefully, hold the door and open fully.
Insure that door does not strike top of
Screw X
toekick.
Pull Tab While Pushing toekick in
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Notes
Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher
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NOTE: While performing installations described in this book,
safety glasses or goggles should be worn.
To obtain specific information concerning any
Monogram product or service, call GE Answer Center®
consumer information service at 800.626.2000—any
time, day or night.
For Monogram local ser vice in your area, call
1-800-444-1845. In Canada call, 1-888-880-3030.
®
Monogram.
General Electric Company
Louisville, KY 40225
NOTE: Product improvement is a continuing endeavor at General
Electric. Therefore, materials, appearance and specifications are
subject to change without notice.
Pub. No. 49-5860-1
Printed in USA
 1999 GE Appliances
(N.D. 458) 9/99
Part Number: C82 0017x
Issue A