Benton Harbor 3369093 Installation Instructions Manual
Part No, 3374368 IMPORTANT: Read and save these instructions. IMPORTANT: Installer: Leave Installation Instructions with the homeowner, Homeowner: Keep Installation Instructions for future reference. Save Installation Instructions for local inspector’s use. Undercounter Dishwasher 7,/?3 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. Before vou start... L 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. Electrical ground is required. See “Electrical requirements. I IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. 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. Protection so that water inlet valve and drain cannot freeze. l/4” minimum clearance between motor and flooring to prevent motor from overheating. l l l Corner location 2” min. door to cabinet or wall. - l l l Cut openings Water line: l/2” hole or larger. Drain line: I-l /2” hole or larger. Power supply cord: 1- l/2” max. hole. Direct wiring: 314” hole. DO NOT pinch power supply cord or kink power supply cable between dishwasher and cabinet. Grommet required for electrical cable or power supply cord hole cut in a metal cabinet. 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 is in conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 - latest edition* and all local codes and ordinances. Failure to follow these instructions could result in electrical shock or other personal injury. Electrical wiring and components must not contact any plumbing material or drain hose. . Cabinet opening must completely enclose sides, top and back of dishwasher. Failure to do so may result in personal injury from exposed wiring. Personal Injury/Product Damage Hazard Avoid opening dishwasher door before dishwasher is installed. Dishwasher, before it is installed, may tip over when door is opened, resulting in personal injury or product damaae. l The unshaded area must be free of pipes or wires. Electrical outlet must be installed in an adiacent cabinet. 4” min. rderside :ounter ieight. , DO NOT install dishwasher over carpeted flooring. l b- Figure 1 24”oDenina,\ w’idth - 24” depth V + 23-718” width __) t 33-7/a” min. height Copies of the standards listed may be obtained from: Figure 1 2 e *National Fire Protection Batterymarch Park Quincy, Massachusetts 20.3/4” Association 02269 Read and follow the “Electrical requirements”, “Water requirements” and “Drain requirements” sections before installing dishwasher. Tools and materials needed for installation: Wiring methods Electrical requirements Pick one method to follow, depending upon your dishwasher and local codes. A Electrical Shock Hazard Electrical ground is required on this appliance. If cold water pipe is interrupted by plastic, non-metallic gaskets or other insulating materials Do Not use for grounding. 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 serious injury or death. Direct wire method (cdble connecting dishwasher to a junction box). l l l l l l l l l l l l l electric drill Phillips screwdriver 2 adjustable wrenches pliers measuring tape flat-blade screwdriver pipe wrench keyhole saw tubing cutter (not shown) pipe-joint compound l l l l l wire stripper and utility knife 5116” and l/4” nut driver or hex socket 3 twist-on wire connectors for 16. gauge wire (not shown) 90” elbow with 3/a” N.P.T. external threads on one end. The size of the other end must fit your water supply line. (not shown) gloves (not shown) Parts supplied for installation: l 2 drain hose clamps . 2, No.-10 x l/2” Phillips-head screws 0 drain hose Remove parts from bag. Check that all parts were supplied. l l l L 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 20ampere, 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. Panel A with Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect electrical power at the service panel (fuse box or circuit breaker box). Failure to do so could result in serious injury or death. Recommended method - grounding 1. 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” 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 from 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 1 Water reauirements I - power supply cable stud Figure 3 B. Power supply cord method (connecting dishwasher to outlet). Local codes may permit the use of a U.L.listed, flexible, three-conductor, power supply cord terminated with a threeprong, grounding-type plug. It is recommended that cord kit (Part No. 43 17824). 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 cord used must be a U.L.-listed, three-conductor, 16-gauge cord that meets the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 - latest edition* and local codes and ordinances. The length of the 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 cord to the dishwasher frame or terminal box. The flexible 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,* and all local codes and ordinances. Follow the instructions packaged with the flexible cord. grounding J-prong, groundingtvoe wall receptacle 3-prong, For your personal safety, this appliance must be grounded. A power supply cord having a 3-prong grounding plug must be used. 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 the dishwasher opening. Panel B 1 cabine]Alternate waterline locations U.L.-listed strain relief or conduit connector 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 located .i!. ‘, on the back of the terminal box. Do Not 2i U-S!‘Yeped 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. Regrdmended The hot water line to the dishwasher must provide between 15 - 120 psi water pressure. The hot water heater should be set to deliver 140°F water temperature to the dishwasher for best results. Use 3/8” minimum O.D. copper tubing or l/2” minimum plastic tubing inlet line. Dishwasher inlet valve has 3/8” N.P.T. internal pipe thread. Now start... With dishwasher in kitchen. water supply pipe II 4 / Drain requirements 1 n Rough in water line to the dishwasher cabinet opening using one of the routing methods shown. Cut l/2” or larger hole in cabinet wall for water line. The drain hose MUSThave a high drain loop, 20” minimum ABOVE FLOOR, to prevent backflow or water siphoning out of dishwasher during operation. NOTE: An air gap MUST BE USEDin the high drain loop if the drain hose is connected to house plumbing lower than 20” above the floor. Drain hose, supplied, meets AHAM DW- 1 test standards. Cut 1- l/2” hole in cabinet wall for drain hose. Additional drain line (a minimum of l/2” I.D. and no longer than 20 feet) can be used if needed. 2 n Install a shutoff valve in the water line where it can be easily used. 3 n 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 electrical shock or other personal ~ iniurv. alternate electrical wiring location electrical wiring \ R 4 -I- H Cut a 1- l/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. Install wall receptacle on rear or side wall of a cabinet next to dishwasher opening. Install a 3/4” U. L.-listed conduit connector to connect the flexible armored or non-metallic sheathed, copper cable (with grounding wire> to the fused disconnect, circuit breaker or junction box. Run the cable through the hole in the cabinet opening. The cable should extend 24” from the back wall. Recommended drain hose connection methods: Drain hose to air gap to waste tee. air-gap kit (Part No. 300096) 8 w Remove the 4 screws attaching access panel and toe panel to dishwasher using a l/4” hex socket, nut driver or Phillips screwdriver. Remove access panel and toe panel. 6 n Measure heiaht of cabinet opening from the 6ont edge of the underside of cabinet opening to floor. Check chart for that height opening. Put the wheels in the required position. The dishwasher should be installed as level as possible from front to back. Loosen and then turn front levelers the number of times indicated in the chart I 34” ! I 1 ! 9 w 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. Check that front leveling legs are firmly against the floor. Align dishwasher door with cabinet doors, so that spacing is the same on both sides. tee L 20” minimum clearance to floor I k i clamps Entry must be above trap. Drain hose to air gap to disposer 0 air-gap kit (Part No. 9 n Connect drain hose to an air gap or waste tee using one of the recommended or alternate methods. Cut hose connector to fit. if needed. 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 models). Do Not cut drain hose when connecting to a 7/8” disposer connector. Knock out plug from disposer inlet. Secure drain hose with hose clamp provided. DO NOT cut ribbed section to shorten drain hose. For additional height: 1. Add shims under the wheels. 2. Turn front levelers (each turn is approximately 1/16” in height). You may have this type drain connector... waste r to floor I Entry mui be above trap. I I Install air gap according to kit instructions. If other brands of 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. 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. Numbers correspond to steps. straight I. \ -/ or this type. 7 n 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. 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. Connect to garbagedisposer connector. Cut here to connect to waste tee or l/2” copper tu,birig-. Drain hose r Y traight end Panel C Alternate drain hose connection methods: TOP mountina brackets attached Drain hose to waste tee. ,~~n~e~ol waste tee’* 18 20” minimum clearance to floor 10 x l/2” L n Turn on electric subplv. Start dishwasher and allow it to complete a cycle. Check that dishwasher is working properly and that there are no water leaks. II IN 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. d ut hose ctor. 20” minimum clearance to floor Do Not drop screws into tub. w Ooen dishwasher door and 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 entering the pump area when securing dishwasher to countertop. I! ‘All parts are available through your dealer local hardware or plumbing store. or Personal Injury/Product Damage Hazard l The dishwasher must be secured to the countertop to keep it from tilting when door is open. l Do Not drop screws in dishwasher tub. If screws should fall into pump, pump and motor damage may occur. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury or product damage. 13 w Secure dishwasher to countertop with two, No.- 10 x l/2” Phillips-head screws from parts bag. You MUSTsecure dishwasher to keep it from tilting when door is opened or closed. Do Not drop screws in dishwasher tub. Remove paper from bottom of dishwasher. Product Damage Do Not solder within 6” of plastic water inlet valves. Failure to follow this instruction could result in product damage. water Equally spaced \ inlet valve \ 14 w Open door approximately 3” 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. 10 n Connect 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. n Check electrical requirements. Be sure you have correct electrical supply and recommended grounding method. See Panels A and B for proper connection. Panel D 19 w Reblace the access bane1 and toe panel. The toe panel must be positioned to contact floor. 20 ’ 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 hose. If dispose is already installed in sink, you may need to out disposer to remove inlet plug. 11 17 w Check that all parts have been installed and no steps were skipped. Check that you have all the tools you started with. 15 n Check door for prober 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. 16 w Take a few minutes to read the Use and Care Guide to fully understand your new dishwasher. w If changing color of door and access panel or installing custom panels, follow the ‘To change door panel color” and ‘To change access panel color” instructions, Panel E and back cover. Congratulations! You have just finished installing your new undercounter dishwasher. Keep installation lnstfuctions 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 Injury Hazard handle panels may cause personal to other materials. 1 slivers. may cause personal to other materials. 1 2 n Carefully slide color access panel upwards and remove. Do Not remove spacer. m Lift /w door panel(s) at outer edges. Use one hand to bow bottom of panel(s). Remove panel(s). Do Not remove spacer. File or sand edges of paToy Injury Hazard handle panels n Push up with thumbs on each end of access panel top trim to unsnap trim. Remove top trim and set it aside. n Insert finger under one end of retainer and pull towards you in a peeling action. Set retainer aside. >ttom dge Figure 4 Cut door pa clear access panel when door is in open position. Heavy-duty door springs must be used if custom door panel weighs more than 4 pounds. Heavy-duty Door Springs Kit, Part No. 43 18050, is available from your dealer or parts supplier. Maximum door weight is 8 pounds. Wood access panel This panel is wider that door panel. 3 w With desired color facing out, bow access panel and insert into access bane1 frame. Slide panel down into groove along bottom of access panel frame. with desired color facing out, into one side of door frame. 4 Personal Wear gloves and carefully. Cut metal edges iniury or damage This panel is narrower than access panel. Bow door panel(s) and insert other side of door panel(s) into door frame. 5 23-5116” I 4-711 All edges routed to 7/32” thickness. Top view ,7/32’ thick 4 n Line up 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 access panel. n control b- console 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. n To install customized wood panels in door and access panel Dishwasher door panel and access panel (if model is so equipped) can be customized to match wood cabinets. A standard l/4” (7/32” actual thickness) wood panel can be used as is for customizing the door and access panelscabinetmaker cut the A door panel thicker than 7/32”, requires routing the top and bottom to a 7132” thickness. An access panel thicker than 7/32”, requires routing all four edges to a 7/32”. It is recommended that a cabinetmaker cut the customized panels because of the precise cuts required. (See Figures 5 and 6.) Wood door panel Cut accurately for a snug fit between door side frames. Note: Custom panel fits between, Not inside frame. l/4” min. n Cut wood door and access panels using specified dimensions. Make sure wood grain direction matches cabinet wood grain. 2 w 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. 3 w Insert finger under one end of retainer and pull towards you in a peeling action. Set retainer aside. 4 Lift door panel(s) at outer edges. Use one hand to ’ bow bottom of panel(s). Remove panel(s) and spacer. Save panel(s) and spacer for future use. n top of panel under control console 6 Snap one end of retainer into channel as shown. Push inward while sliding thumb along full length of retainer. n Panel E w 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. 8 n Push up with thumbs on each end of access panel top trim to unsnap trim. Remove top trim and set it aside. 9 w Carefully slide color access panel and spacer upwards and remove. Save color access panel and spacer for future use. Snap into 6 Push in Snap one end of%tainer into channel as shown. Push inward while sliding thumb along full length of retainer. n 7 n 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, Part No. 33774368 01993 10 n 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. 11 n Line up 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. Benton Harbor, Ml 49022 If the dfshwasher is not operating properly.. . Check these points: l Is the door closed tightly and latched securely? l Has the cycle been set correctly to start the dishwasher? l Is the water turned on? l Has a house fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? l 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... 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 and serial number. Both numbers are located on the serial/rating plate located behind the door on the front frame of the dishwasher opening. Printed in U.S.A.
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