How To Install a Dishwasher

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  1. Empty
  2. Prepare to Install
  3. Disconnect and Remove the Old Dishwasher
  4. Install the New Dishwasher
  5. How to Install a Countertop Dishwasher
  6. Wrap Up

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Prepare to Install

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Disconnect and Remove the Old Dishwasher

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Install the New Dishwasher

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How to Install a Countertop Dishwasher

{"blocks":[{"key":"8k9ch","text":"In case your question is meant for a countertop dishwasher, here are the steps for installing one:","type":"unstyled","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":98,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":98,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":98,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":98,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"c6aoc","text":"Place the dishwasher on the countertop and level it. Choose a spot that’s close to the sink for drainage purposes.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":114,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":114,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":114,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":114,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"8u3ie","text":"Remove the sink faucet's aerator and replace it with the one that came with the portable dishwasher's packaging.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":112,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":112,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":112,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":112,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"68olg","text":"Connect the dishwasher to the water supply by attaching the straight end of the inlet hose to the back of the dishwasher and the bent end of the inlet hose to the faucet. Then, tighten both ends using pliers.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":208,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":208,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":208,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":208,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"b0vm6","text":"Use the plastic U-bend included with the dishwasher to bend the drainage hose into a U-shape on one end, then connect the bent to the drainage pipe or sink.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":156,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":156,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":156,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":156,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"7ragg","text":"Use the provided clip to attach the other end of the drainage hose to the drain port at the back of the portable dishwasher.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":124,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"fsep7","text":"Turn on the water faucet and check for any leaks.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":49,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}},{"key":"4ao0g","text":"Plug the dishwasher into an outlet.","type":"ordered-list-item","depth":0,"inlineStyleRanges":[{"offset":0,"length":35,"style":"color-rgb(0,0,0)"},{"offset":0,"length":35,"style":"bgcolor-transparent"},{"offset":0,"length":35,"style":"fontsize-11pt"},{"offset":0,"length":35,"style":"fontfamily-Arial"}],"entityRanges":[],"data":{}}],"entityMap":{}}

Wrap Up

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