FRIGIDAIRE 675000800908 User Manual
Dishwasher, Installation instructions, Before you begin
Before You Begin
Read all instructions before installing dishwasher.
For your safety, please read and observe all safety
instructions. This guide will help you anticipate drain, water, and
electrical connections, and help you select the best location for the
Tip Over Hazard
Do not use dishwasher until completely installed.
Do not push down on open door.
Failure to follow this warning can result in serious
Tools and Materials Needed for
Flaring Tool / Tube Cutter (for copper tubing)
Pipe Joint Compound (for iron pipe plumbing) or
Pipe Thread Tape (for sealing threads)
Saw, Keyhole or
to 2” Hole Cutters
Screw Drivers, Slotted and #2 Phillips (magnetic tip
Tape, Electrical or Duct
Wire Stripper or Utility Knife
Wrenches, 2 Adjustable (for copper tubing)
or 2 Pipe wrenches (for iron pipe plumbing)
Parts You Will Need*
• Brass Elbow, 90° with a
” National Pipe Thread
• Conduit Connector
• Wire Nuts, three (3) for 12-14 gauge wire (UL Listed)
• “Y” Branch Tailpiece and
Connector Kit (See Step 4)
• Air Gap Kit (See Step 4)
All the parts can be found at local hardware, electrical and
plumbing supply stores.
Electric Shock Hazard
Electrical, water, and drain lines must be confined
to shaded areas in Figure 2.
Electric conductors, water, and drain could be
Failure to follow these instructions could result in
fire or electric shock.
NOTE: If dishwasher is installed at end of a cabinet, sides and
back must be fully enclosed.
Connections For Electrical,
Water, and Drain
Locating the Connections
Review dimensions in Figure 2 to locate dishwasher’s drain,
water, and electrical connections.
All utilities must be routed in shaded area in the Figure 2.
IMPORTANT: Disconnect power before starting installation.
Note: Locate the electrical supply and dishwasher’s electrical
Locate water inlet valve behind kickplate on bottom left
underside of unit.See Figure 4. The valve has a
” NPT female
Wrap 90° elbow (not included) with pipe thread tape (or apply
joint compound) and thread it into water inlet valve. When
tightened, elbow should point toward the left. To prevent bending
of bracket or breaking of valve, avoid overtightening.
See Figure 4.
NOTE: Put unit on its back being careful not to pinch the Water
Remove two (2) screws at front of the kickplate using a #2
Phillips screw driver.
Tilt and pull forward to remove see figure 1a.
NOTE: It is not necessary to remove the outer door for installation.
junction box on right underside of unit behind kickplate
assembly. See Figure 4. Determine where you will connect
to hot water supply. Review Figure 4 and note the location of
water inlet valve. Determine where you will connect the drain
3. Cut access holes for the Electrical, Water and Drain hoses in the
shaded areas as shown in Figure 2.
The dishwasher operates on a 120 volt, 60 Hz electrical supply.
Provide a separate circuit with a fuse or circuit breaker rated for
at least 15 amps (20 amps if connected with disposer) but not
more than 20 amps.
Pull electrical cable through hole into installation area.
Be sure water inlet valve is protected from freezing. If valve
freezes and ruptures, flooding may occur.
Determine amount of tubing needed to connect hot water supply
to the unit’s water inlet valve. Extra hose length is necessary.
High-pressure and high-temperature Stainless Flexible hose with
a minimum inner diameter of
” may be used. A shut-off valve
installed outside dishwasher cabinet is best.
Route water supply line into installation area.
9. Stand dishwasher back upright for further installation.
Incoming hot water temperature should be at
least 120°F (49°C). Water pressure should be between
Do not use the furnished drain hose or a rubber garden hose
for the water supply line. Either of these hoses can burst.
Flooding may occur and cause property damage.
Electric Shock Hazard
Observe all local codes and ordinances for
electrical and plumbing connections. All electrical
and plumbing work should be performed by
qualified persons. Failure to follow this warning
could result in death or serious injury.
Make sure your location has the correct drain, water, and
electrical outlets to make the connections.
Do not install unit
under a cooktop range. Damage to tub or other components will
Floor should be flat and free of any obstruction.
IMPORTANT: For proper operation and appearance of unit,
cabinet opening should have dimensions as shown in Figure 2.
If unit is to be placed in a corner, there must be at least a 2-inch
side clearance to open door.
IMPORTANT: Drain, water, and electrical lines should be
roughed-in before going any further.
OWNER: Read your dishwasher
Use and Care Manual.
important safety information for operating this appliance. It also has
many suggestions for getting the best results from your dishwasher.
Electric Shock Hazard
Disconnect electrical power at the fuse box or
circuit breaker box before beginning installation.
Failure to follow this warning could result in death
or serious injury.
Printed in U.S.A.
As a precaution, it is recommended, but not required that the
cabinets enclosing all sides of the dishwasher (including the
underside of the countertop) be sealed with an oil based paint
or moisture-proof polyurethane to prevent possible steam/
Leveling and Securing
5. Choose one of the methods of attachment below to secure unit,
holes need to be pre-drilled using a #5 drill bit regardless of
the option chosen:
a. Top Mount Cabinet Clips (Preferred Method of attachment)
b. Side Mount Cabinet Clips (to be used when Side Mount
is not an available option)
CAUTION: Use extreme care in mounting the dishwasher as
to not scratch, bump or otherwise damage the console or tub.
To install using Top Mount Cabinet Clips:
Depending on the depth of cabinet, the Top Mount
Clip have a break off point that can be removed if
NOTE: Install Top Mount Clips before unit is installed into the
cabinet. Insert the installation brackets to the front
top slots of the dishwasher. (See image below)
To install the Side Mounting Clips.
Depending on space allowed in cabinet the Side Mounting
Clips can be installed with the holes for the screw up (preferred
method) or down as shown in the illustrations below.
NOTE: Install Side Mount Brackets before unit is installed into
the cabinet. Insert the installation brackets to the side slots
of the dishwasher. (See image below)
To prevent serious injury from sharp edges, wear work
gloves when handling, unpacking or disassembling unit.
3. Remove two (2) screws at front of the kickplate brace using a
#2 Phillips screw driver. Slide up and pull off.
Measure height of cabinet opening from underside of countertop
Move dishwasher to front of installation area.
Loosen the rear leveling legs by turning counterclockwise.
9. Check that dishwasher is level from side to side by placing a level
against the top front section of the tub. See Figure 5a.
6. If levelers need to be removed, make sure that the floor is free of all
7. Carefully place dishwasher inside cabinet area such that is
centered in opening. Use caution when moving dishwasher to
prevent damage to cabinet, dishwasher and floor.
8. Front of door needs to be even with the front of adjoining cabinets.
Front levelers should allow 5/16” below underside of countertop
to top of console.
10. Check that the dishwasher is level from front to back by taking
out the lower rack, place level on the lower rack wheel support at
the bottom of the tub. See Figure 5b.
11. Adjust levelers up or down until dishwasher is level.
Holes need to be pre-drilled using a #5 drill to secure
12. Screw mounting brackets firmly to cabinet using screws
provided in literature packet. See Image Below.
13. Open the door remove the tub cap on both sides of the tub.
Install screw through the dishwasher side hole to the wall of
cabinet. Reinstall tub cap.
14. Open and close dishwasher door slowly. Ensure that there is
clearance to the console. Adjust accordingly until door opens
and closes freely.