Whirlpool DU920QWDQ4 Undercounter Dishwasher installation Guide
Part No, 3369679 IMPORTANT: Read and save these instructions. IMPORTANT: Installer: Leave Installation the homeowner, Instructions Undercounter Dishwasher with Homeowner: Keep Installation Instructions for future reference, Save Installation Instructions for local inspector's use. Rev, B Before Proper electrical, drain and water supply lines must be available or must be installed as specified within shaded area. Wiring should not cross in front of motor or dishwasher legs. See Electrical, Water and Drain requirements. you start... Proper installation is your responsibility. Make sure you have everything necessary for correct installation. It is the personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to contact a qualified installer to assure that electrical and plumbing installations meet all national and local codes and ordinances. IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Read and follow the "Electrical requirements", "Water requirements" and "Drain requirements" sections before installing dishwasher. Corner location door to cabinet ground is required. Electrical See "Elect rical requirements." Cut openings Water line: I/2" hole or larger. Drain line: I -I/2" hole or larger. Power supply cord: I - I/2" max, hole. DO NOT pinch power supply cord or kink power supply cable between dishwasher and cabinet. 2" min. i or wall. Property Damage Protect dishwasher and water lines against freezing. Grommet required for electrical cable or power supply cord hole cut in a metal cabinet. Failure to do so can cause water damage. Direct wiring: 3/4" hole. The unshaded area must be free of pipes or wires. Electrical outlet must be installed in an adjacent cabinet. DO NOT install dishwasher over carpeted flooring. 2-I12" _0" 6" 34" min. underside counter height. /_ 2-112" 5"-_ / Figure I 24" opening width / ql I T'I 33-718" min. 24" depth _\ _ \ 23-718" width 1 Side view Back view I Figure 2 Electrical requirements Wiring • 5/16" and I/4" nut driver or hex socket • 2 adjustable wrenches • pliers • 3 hvist-on wire connectors for 16-gauge wire • measuring tape • flat-blade screwdriver • 90 ° elbow with 3/8" N.P.T. external threads on one end. The size of the other end must fit your water supply line. (not shown) • gloves • pipe-joint compound • wire stripper and utility knife for • 2 drain hose clamps • 2, No.-10 x I/2" Phillips-head screws • drain hose Panel A • Do Not ground to gas pipe. • Do Not modify the power supply cord plug. If it does not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. • Do Not use an extension cord with this appliance. • Do Not have a fuse in the neutral or grounding circuit. A fuse in the neutral or grounding circuit could result in an electrical shock. • Check with a qualified electrician if you are in doubt as to whether the appliance is properly grounded. Failure to follow these instructions could result in death or serious injury. • safety glasses Parts supplied installation: bag. Check that methods A. Direct • Phillips screwdriver • tubing cutter from: Pick one method to follow, depending upon your dishwasher and local codes. Electrical Shock Hazard • Electrical ground is required on this appliance. • pipe wrench • keyhole saw • Cabinet opening must completely enclose sides, top and back of dishwasher. A side panel kit is available from your dealer for installing your dishwasher at the end of a cabinet. Failure to follow these instructions could result in death or serious injury. Copies of the standards listed may be obtained *National Fire Protection Association Batterymarch Park Quincy, Massachusetts 02269 20-3/4" Tools and materials needed for installation: • electric drill Electrical Shock Hazard • It is the personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to contact a qualified electrician to assure that the electrical installation is adequate and in conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 -- latest edition* and all local codes and ordinances. • Electrical wiring and components must not contact any plumbing material or drain hose. Personal Injury Avoid opening dishwasher door before dishwasher is installed. Dishwasher, before it is installed, may tip over when door is opened. Failure to follow this instruction may result in personal injury. height Remove parts from parts were supplied. Check location where dishwasher will be installed. The location should provide: • Easy access to water, electricity and drainage lines. • Convenient loading -- the best position is left or right of kitchen sink. • Opening that is square for proper dishwasher operation and appearance. • Cabinet front that is perpendicular to floor. • 1/4" minimum clearance between motor and flooring to prevent motor from overheating. all If codes permit and a separate grounding wire is used, it is recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the grounding path is adequate. A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only, 15- or 20-ampere, fused electrical supply is required. Time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only this appliance be provided. The dishwasher must be connected copper wire only. with wire method (cable connecting dishwasher to a junction box). Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical power at the service panel (fuse box or circuit breaker box). Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury. Recommended method grounding -- I. Disconnect power supply. 2. Run flexible, armored or non-metallic sheathed, copper cable (with grounding wire) from fused disconnect, circuit breaker or junction box through the 3/4" cabinet hole to the dishwasher location. The cable must extend 24 inches from the back wall. The hole cut through a wood cabinet should be sanded until smooth. The hole cut through a metal cabinet must be covered with a grommet (Part No. 302797), available at your local dealer or parts supplier. A U.L.-listed strain relief or conduit connector must be installed at each end of the power supply cable (at the dishwasher and at the junction box). Wire sizes (COPPER WIRE ONLY) must conform with the rating of the dishwasher. grounding wire cover screw dishwasher wiring grounding" connection stud U.L.-listed strain relief or conduit connector power supply cable Use 3/8" minimum O.D. copper tubing 1/2" minimum plastic tubing inlet line. Dishwasher inlet valve has 3/8"" N.P.T. internal pipe thread. 3. Remove the dishwasher terminal box cover. Connect the white and black wires of the power supply cable to the white and black leads in the terminal box with twist-on wire connectors. (See Figure 3.) 4. Loosen the front nut on the grounding connection stud U-shaped located on the back wire of the terminal box. Do Not loosen the rear nut on the grounding connection stud. Form the bare grounding wire into a U-shaped hook. Wrap the grounding wire hook around the grounding connection stud between the two nuts on the stud. Securely tighten the front nut over the grounding wire. 5. Check that strain relief or conduit connector screws are tight. Replace terminal box cover. supply cord method (connecting With dishwasher in kitchen. The hot water line to the dishwasher must provide between 15-120 psi water pressure.The hot water heatershould be setto deliver120"Fwater temperature to the dishwasher forbest results. Figure 3 B.Power Now start... Water requirements dishwasher to outlet). Local codes may permit the use of a U.L.-listed, flexible, three-conductor, power supply cord terminated with a three-prong, grounding-type plug. It is recommended that the power supply cord kit (Part No. 4317824), available at your local dealer or parts supplier, be used. Follow the instructions packaged with the power supply cord kit. If the cord kit is not available locally, the flexible power supply cord used must be a U.L.-listed, three-conductor, 16gauge cord that meets the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70latest edition (*, See Panel A) and all local codes and ordinances. The length of the power supply cord must not exceed six feet. It must be routed so it does not touch the dishwasher motor or the lower portion of the dishwasher tub. A strain relief (Part No. 596171), available at your local dealer or parts supplier, or a similar part must be used to secure the flexible power supply cord to the dishwasher frame or terminal box. The power supply cord must be plugged into a mating, 3-prong, grounding-type wall receptacle, grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA 70 -- latest edition, (*, See Panel A) and all local codes and ordinances. • Put on gloves and safety glasses. or cabinet_ alternate waterline locations Drain requirements water supply ,pipe t 20" mJn. to floor The drain hose MUST have a high drain loop, 20 inches minimum ABOVE FLOOR, to prevent backflow or water siphoning out of dishwasher during operation. NOTE: An air gap MUST BE USED in the high drain loop if the drain hose is connected to house plumbing lower than 20 inches above the floor. Drain hose, supplied, meets AHAM DW-1 test standards. Cut 1-1/2" hole in cabinet wall for drain hose. Additional drain line (a minimum of 1/2"" I.D. and no longer than 20 feet) can be used if needed. • Rough in water line to the dishwasher cabinet opening using one of the routing methods shown. Cut 1/2"" or larger hole in cabinet wall for water line. • Install a shutoff valve in the water line where it can be easily used. m Flush water line into a bucket to get rid of any particles that may clog inlet valve. Turn shutoff valve to the "OFF" position. Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical power at the service panel (fuse box or circuit breaker box). Failure to do so could result in death or serious injury. electrical alternate electrical wiring Recommended grounding method 3-prong, groundingtype wall receptacle - "------- ., • 0o :r: " Figure 4 grounding prong For your personal safety, this appliance must be grounded. To minimize possible shock hazard, the power supply cord must be plugged into a mating 3-prong grounding-type wall receptacle, grounded in accordance with National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 -- latest edition (*, See Panel A) and all local codes and ordinances. See Figure 4. If a mating wall receptacle is not available, it is the personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to have a properly grounded 3-prong wall receptacle installed by a qualified electrician. The receptacle should be installed on the rear or side wall of the cabinet next to dishwasher opening. Panel B Cut a 1-1/2" maximum hole for power supply cord or a 3/4" hole for direct wiring in the cabinet or floor for the electrical wiring to pass through. If this hole is cut in a wood cabinet, sand the hole until it is smooth. If the hole is cut in a metal cabinet, the hole must be covered by a grommet (Part No. 302797), available at your local dealer or parts supplier. If a power supply cord is used, install wall receptacle on rear or side wall of a cabinet next to dishwasher opening. If power supply cable is used, install a 3/4"U.L.-listed strainrelief or conduit connector to connect the flexible armored or non-metallicsheathed, copper cable (withgrounding wire)to the fused disconnect, circuit breaker or junctionbox. Run the cable through the hole inthe cabinet opening. The cable should extend 24 inches from the back wall. 4 screws. Remove Floor Damage 1i, dishwasher backwards on wheels when moving across floor. Failure to do so may cause damage to floor covering. 1 Drain hose to air gap to waste tee. 300096) spring . • Latch dishwasher door. Push dishwasher into place, sliding drain hose through hole cut in cabinet opening. Do not pinch power supply cord or kink power supply cable between dishwasher and cabinet. waste tee .k T :::lccess panel panel _ding clip bsure thisclip stays attached to access panel. 6. Remove the 4 screws attaching access panel and toe panel to dishwasher using a 1/4" hex socket, nut driver or Phillips screwdriver. Remove access panel and toe panel. Make sure that grounding clip stays attached to access panel. Set panels aside on a protective surface. • Connect screw- spring- minimum clearance type clamps to floor to disposer. air-gap kit Part No. 300096) Cut hose connector to fit. drain hose to an air gap or waste tee using one of the recommended or alternate methods. Cut drain hose connector hose connector to fit. or 20" Drain hose to air gap _1 Check ___, that front HI_=__ leveling legs are IJ ]1"_ _'_ -firmly against the IJ II _-floor. ALign PIII dishwasher door with cabinet doors, so that spacing is the same on both sides. 4 i 11/De J clamp to fit, if needed. mlnlmum hose clearance tofloor Entry mustbe above trap. Install air gap according to kit instructions. If other brands or air gaps are used, they should be checked to make sure they allow for the same air flow. Connect the air gap to a waste tee* or disposer using a rubber connector*. Most disposers have 7/8" connectors or special connectors are available at plumbing supply houses. drain hose connector Wheel Position (See Illustration) Number Of Turns To Adjust Levelers 34" 1 9 34-1/8" 2 6 34-5/16" 3 3 34-1/2" 4 0 Min. Cutout Height For additional height: I. Add shims under the wheels. 2. Turn front levelers (each turn is approximately 1/16" in height). 1 Measure height of cabinet opening from the front edge of the underside of cabinet opening to floor• Check chaff for that height opening. Put the wheels in the required position. Loosen and then turn front levelers the number of times indicated in the chart. The dishwasher should be installed as level as possible from front to back. If connecting drain hose to an air gap or waste tee, cut end of drain hose as shown. Secure drain hose with screw-type or spring-type hose clamp (clamp type varies with dishwasher models). If spring-type clamp does not fit smaller section of drain hose connector, a smaller clamp will be needed. (Smaller clamps are available at local plumbing supply distributors.) Knock out disposer inlet plug from inlet. If inlet plug falls inside disposer, you must remove inlet plug before connecting drain hose. If disposer is already installed in sink, you may need to take out disposer to remove inlet plug. If connecting drain hose to a 718" disposer connector, DO NOT cut end of drain hose. Knock out plug from disposer inlet. Secure drain hose with screw-type or spring-type hose clamp, (clamp type varies with dishwasher models). DO NOT cut ribbed section to shorten drain hose. Numbers correspond to steps. You may have this type drain connector... or this type. Door, access and toe panels not shown. 1 1, L-shaped • Put spring-type drain hose clamp over connector. Push drain hose onto connector. Use pliers to open clamp and slide clamp over drain hose and connector. Check that drain hose is secure. Connect to garbage disposer connector. I 11, Cut here to connect to waste tee, air gap or 1/2" copper tubing. 7, 12, 8, If screw-type clamp is used instead of spring-type clamp, use a 5/16'" nut driver to tighten drain hose securely to connector. To minimize noise and vibration, route drain hose to avoid contact with door springs, motor, water line, cabinet or flooring. Do Not run drain hose over top of tub. Panel C 8, i Connect to dishwasher drain 13. - connector. _" _ straight end Top mounting brackets attached to underside of countertop. 9• Check that all parts have been installed and no steps were skipped. Check that you have all the tools you started with. Drain hose to waste tee. Cut hose Phillipswaste screw-or _ 0 to fit. 0.". Ill head screws "ml spring-type clamp I II I1I clearance to floor If local plumbing codes permit, dishwasher drain hose may be connected directly to waste tee*. The waste tee connection MUST be made ahead of the trap and a minimum of 20 inches above the floor. Drain hose to disposer. :Do Not cut hose Entry must be above tral: If local plumbing codes permit, dishwasher drain hose may be connected directly to disposer. Most disposers have 7/8"" connectors or special connectors are available at plumbing supply houses. Knock out disposer inlet plug from inlet. If inlet plug falls inside disposer, you must remove inlet plug before connecting drain disposer hose. If disposer is inlet plug already installed in sink, you may need to take out disposer to remove inlet plug. *All parts are available through your dealer local hardware or plumbing store, Door and access and toe panels i U"/_/--J_-._-_'._'Z-J'i'_'_/ll I"_----------___=II I I I | I__'_'----_ oo hown 4• Electrical Shock Hazard N Open dishwasher 11 I door and Personal Injury Hazard • The dishwasher must be secured to the countertop to keep it from tipping when door is open. • Do Not drop screws in dishwasher tub. If screws should fall into pump area, pump and motor damage may occur. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury or product damage. 5 or • Secure dishwasher to counter- top with two, No.-10 x 1/2" Phillips-head screws from parts bag. You MUST secure dishwasher to keep it from tipping forward when door is opened or closed. Do Not drop screws in dishwasher tub. Remove paper or towel from bottom of dishwasher. equally spaced Do Not solder water supply line within 6 inches of plastic water inlet valve. Failure to follow this instruction could result in product damage. water inlet valve o Connect \ Check 6 • Open door approximately 3 inches and check for equal spacing between inner door and tub sides. If necessary, loosen screws that fasten dishwasher to countertop and shift tub. Tighten screws. water pipe or tubing directly to water inlet valve. Do Not run pipe or tubing across front of motor or dishwasher legs. Turn on water supply and check for leaks. electrical requirements, Be sure you have correct electrical supply and recommended grounding method. See Panels A and B for proper connection, 7 • Check door for proper operation. Door should close easily without slamming and open with its own weight. If necessary, close door and adjust both door springs by moving spring ends to different holes in base. 8• Take a few minutes to read the Use and Care Guide to fully understand your new dishwasher. Panel D • Reinstall grounding clip over edge of access panel. • Affach toe panel, access panel and grounding clip tightly to dishwasher leg. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or serious injury. remove all shipping materials. Remove bottom rack. Place a newspaper, large sheet of paper or a towel over bottom of dishwasher to prevent screws or other items from dropping into the pump area when securing dishwasher to countertop. CAUTION: 3. supply. screw- or spring-type clamp 20" minimum clearance to floor 2• Turn on electrical o,./111 1 10 x I/2" minimum t • Staff dishwasher and allow it to complete a cycle. Check that dishwasher is working properly and that there are no water leaks. access _I0 panel grounding clip Make sure this clip is toe 1 attached to access panel. • Reattach the toe panel and access panel. Check that grounding clip is attached to the access panel. The bottom edge of toe panel must be positioned to contact floor. 2. If changing access panel panels, follow panel color" panel color" back cover. color of door and or installing custom the "To change door and "To change access instructions, Panel E and Congratulations! You have just finished installing your new undercounter dishwasher. Keep Installation Instructions available for easy reference. To change door panel color To change access color panel NOTE: The opposite side of the door color panel is a different color. (For models so equipped) Personal Wear gloves and carefully. Cut metal edges injury or damage Personal Wear gloves and carefully. Cut metal edges injury or damage Injury Hazard handle panels This panel is narrower than access panel. File or sand edges of wood panel to avoid slivers. Injury Hazard handle panels door closed may cause personal to other materials. door may cause personal to other materials. m Insert finger under one end of retainer and pull towards you in a peeling action. Set retainer aside. retainer 1 Push up with thumbs on each end of access panel top trim to unsnap trim. Remove top trim and set it aside. Figure 5 Heavy-duty door springs must be used if custom door panel weighs more than 4 pounds. Heavy-duty Door Springs Kit, Part No. 4318050, is available from your local dealer or parts supplier. Maximum door weight is 8 pounds. Wood access Insert side ofone door panel(s), with desired color facing out, into one side of door frame. | panel This panel is wider than door panel. i_llll_ 23-s/16" ,, With • access Cut door panel to clear access when door is in open position. • Carefully slide color access panel upwards and remove. Do Not remove spacer. Lift • door panels at outer edges. Use one hand to bow bottom of panel. Remove panel(s). Do Not remove spacer. desired color facing out, bow access panel and insert into access panel frame. Slide panel down into groove along bottom of access panel frame. _i All edges routed to 7/32" thickness. Top view 7/32" thick edges of top trim with sides of 1 Line up access panel frame. Tilt back of trim down and slide into place. Snap front of trim down to cover top edge of access panel. door • Bow panel(s) and insert other side of door panel(s) into door frame. To install customized wood panels in door and access panel control console channel top edge 7/32" Push in • on door panel(s) near the top and slide panel(s) and spacer up inside bottom of control console, allowing panel(s) to rest on channel at bottom of door. Dishwasher door panel and access panel (if model is so equipped) can be customized to match wood cabinets. A standard 1/4" (7/32"" actual thickness) wood panel can be used as is for customizing the door and access panels. A door panel thicker than 7/32", requires routing the top and boh'om 7/32" thickness. Wood door panel Cut accurately for a snug fit between door side frames. Note: Custom panel fits between, Not inside frame. spacer • using wood wood frame -'I/4 ,,_;_ mm. Figure 6 Cut wood door and access panels specified dimensions. Make sure grain direction matches cabinet grain. m File or sand edges of wood panels to avoid slivers. Dishwasher is subject to some humidity. Cover both sides and edges of wood panels with moisture-resistant sealer. Personal Wear gloves and carefully. Cut metal edges injury or damage Injury Hazard handle panels may cause personal to other materials. to a An access panel thickerthan 7/32", requiresroutingallfouredges to a 7/32". Itisrecommended that a cabinetmaker cut the customized panels because of the precisecuts required. (See Figures5 and 6.) co panel _'*panel m Insert finger under one end of retainer and pull towards you in a peeling action. Set retainer aside. Lift door at outer • panel(s) edges. Use one hand to bow bottom of panel(s). Remove panel(s) and spacer. Save panel(s) and spacer for future use. top of panel under control console Snap into channel, Push in along length of retainer. between sides panel fits between, Snap one end of retainer into • channel as shown. Push inward while sliding thumb along full length of retainer. Panel E not inside, door frame • Insert top of wood door panel between sides of door frame about 3" below console. Rotate wood door panel down against dishwasher door. Slide top edge of wood door panel under bottom edge of console. Press lower portion of wood door panel in place between sides of door frame, allowing wood door panel to rest on channel at bottom of door. 0 retainer wood panel channel Snap into channel, • Insert wood access panel into access panel frame. Slide panel down into groove along bottom of access panel frame. It may be necessary to remove the two screws securing top of access panel to dishwasher frame and tilt access panel forward to install some wood panels. Push in along length of retainer. edges of top trim with sides of access panel frame. Tilt back of trim down and slide into place. Snap front of trim down to cover top edge of wood access panel. Snap one end of retainer into channel as shown. Push inward while sliding thumb along full length of retainer. • 7 • Check operation. Door should close easily without slamming and open with its own weight. If necessary, close door and adjust both door springs by moving spring ends to different hoes in base. Check your Use and Care Guide for a toll-free number to call or call the dealer from whom you purchased this appliance. When you call, you will need the dishwasher model number and serial number. Both numbers are located on the serial/rating plate located behind the door on the front frame of the dishwasher opening. thumbs on each end • Push up with of access panel top trim to unsnap trim. Remove top trim and set it aside. Part No. 3369679 Rev. B © 1995 Check these points: • Is the door closed tightly and latched securely? • Has the cycle been set correctly to start the dishwasher? • is the water turned on? • Has a house fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? • Has electrical power been interrupted? Note: If the motor has stopped because of overload, it will automatically reset itself within a few minutes. If after checking these points the dishwasher still does not run or complete a cycle, call for service. If you need assistance... door for proper slide color access Carefully panel• and spacer upwards and remove. Save color access spacer for future use. If the dishwasher is not operating properly... panel and _ Benton Harbor, MI 49022 10% postonconsumer Printed recycled waste/ paper. 50% recovered materials. Printed in U.S.A.
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