Tools and materials needed for installation: screwdriver 2 wire nuts (size 54) Installation Instructions IMPORTANT: Read and save these instructions. Optional tools and materials needed for some installations: IMPORTANT: Installer: Leave Installation Instructions with the homeowner. Homeowner: - - pipe wre lch Keep Installation Instructions for future reference Save Installation Instructions for local electrical inspector’s worm gear clamp use. or auger Before you start... Read the Electrical and Plumbing Installation plastic tube Instructions. Proper installation is your responsibility A qualified technician should install this disposer. Make sure you have everything necessary for correct installation. It is the customer’s responsibility to contact qualified electrical and plumbing installers to assure installation is correct and meets all local codes, 01996 Whirlpool Corporation dishwasher drain connector d 0” Lb 0 0; on-off electrical (Et ampere Form No./Part No. 71620/4211597 Start the installation 3 Installation dimensions Garbage Disposer Dimensions Remove old disposer. Electrical Shock Hazard - II B* - Distance from bottom of sink to center line of disposer outlet, Add l/2 inch when stainless steel sink is used. C* - Lenqth of waste line oroe from center line of dysposer outlet to end of waste line pipe. IMPORTANT: Plumb waste line to prevent standing water In the disposer motor housing. Compare your new disposer mountrng assembly with the exrstrng mountrng. If the mounting assemblres are the same, complete Steps 3-A, B, D, E. A. Using a pipe wrench, disconnect the drain line where It attaches to the disposer waste line pipe. Drawing shows just one model type. wrench or screwdriver into right side of a disposer mounting ring lug at top of disposer. Hold disposer with other hand Turn jam-breaker wrench or screwdriver counterclockwrse until lug lines up with one of the sink-mounting assembly screws. Caution: Potential Drawing shows just one model type. gasket Mounting assembly screw(s) F!!v 6. If old disposer mounting is the same as your new one, insert end of jam-breaker “;y Check that all parts were included. sink flange Disconnect from electrical SuPPlY. Failure to do so could result in death or electncal shock. Property Damage. Hold disposer with one hand while turning to prevent it from falling when the mountrng ring is disconnected. metal flange I Failure to do so could result in damage to cabinet or floor. 2 rubber Remove disposer C. If old disposer mounting is different from your new one, remove the nuts on the mounting ring usrng pliers or an adjustable wrench. Remove old disposer. You may need to remove a clamp or Mist the disposer to remove it. mounting ring and 3 screws snap ring 2 D.Turn disposer upside down and remove the electrical plate. Electrical requirements Electrical ground is required on this appliance. E. A U.L.-listed conduit must be provided connector at the junction box. E* Use a screwdriver to remove the grounding wire Remove wire nuts from power wires. Separate disposer power wires from the cable wires Loosen screw(s) on strain relref and remove cable from the disposer. F. It is the personal responsibrlity Electrical Shock Hazard Electrrcal ground is required on this appliance. 1Do Not ground to a gas pipe Do Not have a fuse In the neutral or grounding circuit. Check with a qualified electrlcian if you are not sure the appliance is properly grounded. Failure to follow these instructions could result in death or electric shock. A. 120 Volt, 60 Hz, AC only, 15 or 20 Ampere fused electrical supply is required. (Timedelay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended.) It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only this appliance be provided. B. THE DISPOSER MUST BE CONNECTED WITH COPPER WIRE ONLY. C. Wire sizes and connections must conform to the requirements of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 704atest edition* and all local codes and ordinances. D.This appliance should be connected to the fused-disconnect (or circuit breaker) box through flexible, armored or nonmetallic sheathed, copper cable (with grounding wire>. The flexible armored cable extending from the appliance should be connected directly to the junction box. and obligation of the customer to contact a qualified electrician to assure that the electrical installation is adequate and is in conformance with the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA 704atest edition* and all local codes and ordinances. Copies of the standards listed may be obtained from: If old disposer mounting is the same as your new disposer mounting, go to Step 5. E Loosen screws and remove the mounting ring and back-up rings. A hammer may be needed to loosen nngs. * National Fire Protection Association Batterymarch Park Quincy, Massachusetts 02269 G.For continuous feed models: Install a 15- or 20-amp wall switch above the countertop and junction box inside cabinet as shown. (switch and electrical wiring can be obtained locally.) Position switch in a convenient location. Connect switch to junction box. 6 Push old sink sleeve up through the srnk hole and remove. H.Clean sealant from sink hole rim usrny a screwdriver or putty knife to scrape away all traces of putty or caulking from the sink hole rim. Hole rim must be as clean as possible for a yood, watertight seal. 4 A. Use wrench “P”-trap. PANEL A Go to Step 3-D. To install our sink’s firs Y disposer : to loosen nut at top of I screw I 8 6. Remove nut at top of sink strainer. Remove extension pipe. C. Loosen the large-diameter nut at the base of the strainer by placing the trp of a screwdriver on the ridge of the nut and gently tapping the screwdnver with a hammer. Attach the upper mounting mm assembhr, IA A. Working from under sink, slip the ccond rubber gasket, then the metal back-up ring (flat side up>, up and over sink flange gasket 8. Holding the rubber gasket and metal backup ring in place, attach the mounting ring to the sleeve with the three mounting ring screws Do Not tighten screws at this time. D. Remove nut. C. Push rubber gasket, metal back-up ring and mounting ring further up sink sleeve. Slide snap ring onto sink sleeve until it pops Into place in the sleeve yroove. E. Push the strarner assembly up through the sink hole and remove 5 D.Tighten mounting screws until entire mounting assembly is seated evenly and tightly against sink. Clean sinkS drain line. If installing in a new home, go to Step 6. Remove drain trap Using an auger, clean out the horizontal drain pipe that runs from the trap to the main waste pipe. Watch these t&b spots when routin the auger. A. Holding the mounting assembly with one hand, use the other hand to insert jambreaker wrench into one of the lugs of the lower mounting ring. Turn assemblycounterclockwise and remove. I l Remove electrical plate from the bottom of the new disposer Pull out the black and white electrical wires Locate the yreen grounding screw under plate. B. Insert strain relief Into hole Insert power supply cable through strain relief. Pull cable wires through opening where disposer wires are located. Tighten strarn relief screws. Separate the mounting assembly. A 9 Make electrical connections 1D.t-i 1 _ C. Connect power supply cable wires to the disposer wires using electrical wire nuts or by soldering wires together. Be sure to connect white to white, and black to black. Wrap wire connections with electrical tape. Put wires back inside disposer housing. Note: This appliance is equipped with copper lead wires. If connection is made to aluminum house wiring, use only special connectors which are approved for joining copper to aluminum wires in accordance with the national electrical code and local codes and ordinances. B. Loosen screws on mounting assembly until they are level with mounting ring surface. C. Use screwdriver to pry off snap ring sleeve D. Take assembly 7 A. 1 I apart and set aside Apply rubber asket or putty so sink flange. The rubber sink flange gasket should always be used where possible. Place rubber gasket over sink flange. Go to Step 7-C. w Electrical ground is required on this appliance. Failure to follow these instructions could result in death or electric shock. Electrical ground is required on this appliance. DO NOT reconnect electrical current to main service panel until proper ground is installed. A.If the cable leading to the disposer has three wires, attach the green grounding wire to the green Qrounding screw. Go to Step 10-D B. If the cable does NOT have a grounding wire, attach a length of copper wire (no smaller than the other cable wire) to the yreen yrounding screw C. Attach the other end of the grounding wire B. If sink opening does not permit the use of a rubber seal, plumber’s putty may be used. Form putty into a long roll by rolling it between your hands. Press roll under sink flange rim. C. Place flange into sink drain hole. Push down gently, but firmly to make sure flange sits evenly over yasket or In putty PANEL B to a yrounded metal cold water pipet DO NOT ground to a gas supply line or hot water supply line. Use grounding clamp to secure wire to pipe. If non-metal or plastic pipe IS used In water connectrons or water supply you must have a qualifted electrician install a proper yround. *Grounded cold water pipe must have metal contlnulty to electrlcal ground and not be Interrupted by plastic, rubber or other electrIcallnsulatlny connectors such as hoses, flttlngs, washers, or gaskets (Including water meter or pump) IA. - U D. I Check to see if you have a water meter in your home. To have a grounded water pipe, the meter must have a wire clamp to either side of the meter. You can yround the water pipe by securely clamping a length of No. 6 copper wire for 200 amp service (or less> to bare metal as shown Use yroundiny clamps, certrfied by U.L., to attach wire to pipe. G. If drain is too short, measure how far trap outlet is from tube and buy a drain trap extensron with a slip nut. Install trap extensron. Optional dishwasher drain connection 11 I-L When it fits, tighten the AID nut on the trap. For double sit& we recommend use df separate traps for disposer and second sink. 14 If you do not plan to connect a dishwasher drain to the disposer, go to Step 12. Optional: Connect to dishwasher drain. Lay disposer on its side. Insert trp of screwdriver at an angle into drain hole opening. Tap screwdriver with hammer until molded plug pops out. Remove loose plug from disposer. If you do not plan to connect a dishwasher drain to the disposer, go to Step 15. 12 Make sure connections local plumbing codes. Connect disposer to mounting assembb 1 A. A. A dishwasher drain connector kit may be purchased from a hardware store. Use worm year hose clamp on dishwasher connectron Remove clamp or fitting from end of dishwasher drain hose. Lift the disposer and iositron it so that the disposer’s three mounting ears are lined up under the ends of the sink mounting assembly screws 6. Holding the disposer in place, turn the lower mounting ring with ears to the nyht until all three ears lock Into place In the mounting assembly The drsposer will now hang by Itself. The mounting ring will be locked in place later. A. B. B. Slrde large end of rubber coupler over disposer inlet tube. Fasten coupler to disposer with clamp provided. Attach the disposer waste line pipe to drain trap. 13 C. Insert Remove any foreign materials that may have dropped Inside the disposer grinding chamber D. Slip one end of the plastic tube into the coupler and fasten with 7/e” clamp. the gear hose clamp over the dishwasher drain hose pushing it back 2-3 inches. Slip drain hose over plastic tube. Slide clamp in place and tighten. Turn the disposer around. Compare your disposer waste line pipe with the two types Illustrated in C and D. Attach waste line pipe as specified. Be sure to tighten all three clamps. 15 C. If not already assembled, place the gasket over the end of waste lrne pipe. Gasket must be installed as shown to prevent leaking. Insert tube Into disposer openrny. Place flange over waste line pope and gasket. Secure flange to disposer with screw provided. D. Insert the gasket into the disposer discharge outlet. Gasket will be held in place by the waste line pipe flange. Place flange over waste line pipe. Secure flange and waste line pipe to disposer wrth scretis) provided. comply with lock disposer in place. Insert screwdriver orjam-breaker wrench into left side of a disposer mounting lug at the top of the drsposer. Turn screwdriver or jam-breaker wrench to right until disposer IS locked firmly In place. MODELS GClOOO GC2000 GC3000 Check for leaks and proper operation. 16 D. A. Slovvly run water through unit. Then place stopper seal In position and fill sink. B. E,Rotate disposer until waste line pipe aligns with drain trap. Make sure all connections comply with local plumbing codes. F. If tube is too long, saw off excess tubing with a hacksaw Make sure cut straight. PANEL C IS clean and Remove stopper and permit water to flow Check for leaks at all plumbing connections If there IS a leak, tighten the connection at that point. C. Turn on electrical power supply. D. Turn water on. Run dispenser for one minute. Check that disposer IS operating correctly Check for leaks at all plumbing connections again. If there IS a leak, tighten the connection at that point A. / r- I Instructions pertaining to risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons. Important safety instructions: 10. a. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR CORD-CONNECTED UNITS. This 7. To reduce the risk of injury by materials that may be expelled by a food-waste disposer, place the stopper in the drain/grind position when grinding Do not put the followiny into a disposer: appliance In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding provides a path of least resrstance for electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock. If this appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipmentgrounding conductor and a grounding plug, the plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. a. Clam and oyster shells. b. Drain cleaner, PERSONAL INJURY HAZARD When using electric appliances basic precautions should always be followed, including the following: Read all the instructions appliance. before using the To reduce the risk of injury, close supervision is necessary when appliance is used near children. Do not put fingers or hands into waste disposer. c. Glass, china or plastic. d. Large, whole bones. e. Metal, such as bottle caps, tin cans, or aluminum foil. 8. When not operating a disposer, leave the drain cover in place to reduce the risk of objects falling into the disposer 9. Before pressing red reset button, be sure the wall switch is In the off position and on batch feed models remove the stopper from the run position. Turn the power switch to the OFF position before attempting to clear a jam or remove an object from the disposer, When attempting to loosen a jam In a waster disposer, use a self service jambreaker wrench as described in Use and Care Guide. When attempting to remove objects from a waster disposer, use lony-handled tongs or pliers. Failure to follow these instructions result in serious injury. could --- b. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR PERMANENTLY CONNECTED UNITS: This appliance must be connected to a grounded, metal, permanent wiring system; or an equipment-grounding conductor must be run wrth the clrcurt conductors and connected to the equipment-yroundiny terminal or lead on the appliance. Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical ground is required on this appliance. Do Not ground to a gas pipe. Do Not change the power supply cord plug on cord connected appliances. If it does not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. Check with a qualified not sure the appliance grounded. For service information, Save these instructions. electrician if you are is properly Failure to follow these instructions result in death or electric shock. 01996 WhIrlpool Corporation Form No./Part No. 71620/4211597 must be yrounded. INSTALLER - Please leave Installation Instructions with the homeowner or occupant. could call toll-free 1-800-253-l 301 PrInted In U S A.
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