Reading the post about the outlet on the other side of a bar sink below 18 inches not being GFCI’d but people writing up anyway for safety reasons, got me thinking about the dishwasher outlet. Just curious if anybody has called this out.
NEC is somewhat vague.
422.16(B)2…Receptacle shall be located to avoid physical damage to the flexible cord…The receptacle shall be located in the space occupied by the appliance or ADJACENT thereto…The receptacle shall be ACCESSIBLE.
90% of the time here in North Texas the outlet is in the cut out of the dishwasher. Here is a Whirlpool brand spec.
[FONT=Univers][size=1][FONT=Univers][size=1][FONT=Univers][size=1]• Power supply cord must plug into a mating three prong,
grounded outlet, located in the cabinet next to the
dishwasher opening. Outlet must meet all local codes and