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Just purchsed G1173Vi - failed to fit due to exiting pipework on wall being directing in line with the inlet hose which is located directed above the waste hose. Had no problems fitting previous 2 dishwashers, is this common? Pipes are sealed to the machine Can you suggest a solution? obviously I cannot move exiexisting pipework.

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Hi there!

You say - "obviously I cannot move exiexisting pipework."
, but I would consider it necessary if you need to fit this machine.

The only other option is to fit a diferent model - with connections similar to the one you removed.

Any competent plumber will be able to move pipework in under an hour, and would be considered normal if fitting a sink or similar.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

  • Richard Perkins
    Richard Perkins Jun 19, 2008

    Will this not solve the problem for you?

    I cannot see how anything else can be done.

    I would really apreciate if you rated this as useful at least.

    Thank you.


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