Amana W10212195A Dishwasher User Manual

120-volt, 60 Hz, AC-only, 15- or 20-amp fused electrical
Copper wire only, 2 wire with ground
Time-delay fuse or circuit breaker
Separate circuit
Direct Wire Connection
Use flexible, armored or nonmetalic sheathed, copper wire
with grounding wire that meets the wiring requirements for
your home and local codes and ordinances.
Use a UL-listed/CSA-approved conduit connector.
Power Supply Cord Connection
Use Power Supply Cord Kit (Part Number 4317824) marked for
use with dishwashers. Kit contents include:
Voltex, Inc., UL-listed 16-gauge 3-wire power supply cord with
a 3 prong grounding plug
Neer C-500 ⁷⁄₈" strain relief
3 wire connectors
Grommet (Part Number 302797)
Follow the kit instructions for installing the power supply cord.
NOTE: Power supply cord must plug into a mating, grounded
3 prong outlet, located in the cabinet next to the dishwasher
opening. Outlet must meet all local codes and ordinances.
IMPORTANT: If you plan to install a garbage disposal, an
additional separate 120-volt, 60 Hz, AC-only, 15- or 20-amp fused
electrical supply is required.
Water Supply Requirements
A hot water line with 20-120 psi (138-862 kPa) water pressure.
120°F (49°C) water temperature at dishwasher.
³⁄₈" O.D. copper tubing with compression fitting or flexible
braided water supply line.
NOTE: ½" minimum plastic tubing is not recommended.
90º elbow with ³⁄₈" N.P.T. external pipe threads on one end.
IMPORTANT: Do not solder within 6" (15.2 cm) from water inlet
Drain Requirements
Use the new drain hose supplied with your dishwasher.
NOTE: If a longer drain hose is required:
Use a new drain hose with maximum length of 12 ft (3.7 m)
that meets all current AHAM/IAPMO test standards.
Use a new drain hose that is resistant to heat and
Use a new drain hose that fits the 1" (2.5 cm) drain
connector on the dishwasher.
Connect drain hose to waste tee or disposal inlet above drain
trap in house plumbing.
Connect drain hose to house plumbing 20" (50.8 cm)
minimum above the floor.
NOTE: It is recommended that the drain hose either be looped up
and securely fastened to the underside of the counter, or be
connected to an air gap.
Use a drain air gap if the drain hose is connected to house
plumbing lower than 20" (50.8 cm) above the subfloor or floor.
Drain Air Gap
Use ½" (1.3 cm) minimum I.D. drain line fittings.
If required, the drain air gap should be installed in accordance
with the drain air gap installation instructions. When
connecting the drain air gap, a rubber hose (not provided) will
be needed to connect to the waste tee or disposer inlet.
NOTE: Do not connect drain lines from other devices to the
dishwasher drain hose.
1. Disconnect power.
2. Turn off water supply.
Prepare Cabinet Opening—
Existing Utility Hookups
Follow the steps in this section if you are installing the dishwasher
in an existing cabinet opening with utility hookups.
1. Check that the water supply line reaches to the front left-hand
side of the opening where the water connection will be made.
2. Check that the direct wire reaches to the front right-hand side
of the opening where the electrical connection will be made.
3. If the existing utilities extend to the locations shown, see
“Install Drain Hose.”
4. If the utilities do not extend to the locations shown, see
“Prepare Cabinet Opening—No Existing Utility Hookups.”
Disconnect electrical power at the fuse box or circuit
breaker box before installing dishwasher.
Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
Electrical Shock Hazard
A. Water supply line
B. Direct wire
DBI Water supply Direct Wire
(15.2 cm)