Models:
TABLE
9962
OF
CONTENTS
_ suggest you retain this manual for future reference.
Please record the model and serial numbers in the
Page
Safety Instructions
spaces below. These can he found in the upper left corner of the tub opening.
Model Number
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1
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2-4
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5
Checking
Rinse Aid .........................................
6
Ensuring
Hot Water ........................................
6
WARNING
6
sure the appliance has been properly grounded
Loading
Information
Adding
Detergent
Special Tips .......................................................
Selecting
Cycles/Options
Serial Number
- Check with the installer to make
to
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7-8
avoid
possible
electrical PERSONAL
shock. Be sure you
read
the
IMPORTANT
SAFETY
Starting the Dishwasher ................................
Water Conditions .............................................
8 9
9
INSTRUCTIONS
on page 1 before you start to
use this dishwasher.
Energy Saving Tips .........................................
Maintaining the Dishwasher .........................
10
10
Washing Special Items ....................................
Before You Call ................................................
ii
12 13
NOTE: In our continuing effort to improve the
quality of our dishwashers, it may be necessary to
make changes to the appearance without revising
this manual.
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IMPORTANT
PERSONAL
SAFETY
Products _th
a (_) label have been listed with
Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc. - those with a CSA tag
have been listed "Mth Canadian Standards Association.
Nevertheless, as with any other equipment using electrieity and moving parts, there is a potential hazard,
WARNING - When using your dishwasher, fol!ow
basic precautions, including the following:
.............................
8.
9.
INSTRUCTIONS
Be careful not to touch the heating element on
the bottom of the tub during or at the completion
of a cycle. It may be hot.
Use only detergents and rinse additives designed
for an automatic dishwasher. Never use soap,
laundry detergent, or hand washing detergent in
your dishwasher. Keep these products out of
reach of children.
1. Read all instructions before using the dishwasher.
2. Use the dishwasher only for its intended function,
10. Do not sit, stand on or abuse the door or dish
racks of the dishwasher.
3.
Disconnect electrical power to dishwasher befbre
attempting to service,
4.
To avoid electrical shock hazard, the sides and
back must be enclosed and the front panels must
be attached before electrical power is applied to
the dishwasher. Refer to the installation instruc-
11. Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be
produced in a hot water system that has not been
used for two weeks or more. Hydrogen gas is
explosive. If the hot water system has not been
used for such a period, tuna on all hot water
faucets and let the water flow from each for severaI minutes. This will release any accumulated
tions for proper grounding procedures,
5.
6.
7.
Connect to a properly rated, protected and sized
power supply circuit to avoid electrical overload.
Children should never be permitted to operate
hydrogen
To reduce the risk of injury when loading items to
mendations.
locatedsowith
handles
Also, load
items
they the
are not
likelyup.
to damage
the sharp
door
seal.
_'_
smoke or use an open flame during this process.
12. Do not wash plastic items unless marked "dishwasher safe" or the equivalent. For plastic items
not so marked, check the manufacturer's
items should be
_"
gas. As the gas is flammable, do not
or play in, with, or around this dishwasher,
be washed, sharp or pointed
t_
reeom-
13. Do not tamper with controls.
14. Always
remove
the door
to the
wai_hing from
eompartment when
removing
an old
dishwasher
service or discarding it.
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SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS
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Page
LOADING
Before
INFORMATION
Washing
T_qgieall?;tile majority of loads contain items of"varying
size and type. That's why your new Maytag dishwasher
is designed to aeeolnmodate a variety of dishes, glasses,
stemware, utensils and pots and pans.
The tbllowing illustrations and information will help
you becnme more f_miliar with your dishwasher racking system. After a few dishloads, you will be able to
determine the best arrangement for your items.
Upper
Rack
(Features
vary depending
on model)
The upper rack is designed with great flexibility arid
versatility: Glasses, cups, stemware, light-weight plastics, small plates, bowls, pans, long-handled utensils
etc. can be loaded in this rack.
• Don't Prerinse! Simply scrape off any bones or
large food particles.
The disposer in your dishwasher will handle the occasional pits, fruit seeds and
popcorn. These items will be chopped into small
pieces during drain and removed with the drain
water. You may hear a chopping noise dnring drain.
This is normal.
• If connected to a food waste disposer, make eertain
the disposer is empty before starting the dishwasher. This allows proper draining.
• Remove certain foods (such as mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, vinegm; salt or dressings) from
stainless steel flatware as soon as possible. These
foods may cause rusting and pitting if allowed to
remain in contact with the surface for an extended
period of trine.
Items can be centered behind a single tine or loaded at
an angle to maximize space. For best results, leave a
small space between pieces so they do not touch during
the cycle.
• Serape or soak items with burnt on foods as they
require more energy than the rest of the load to clean
satisfaetorily.
• Soak or wipe a starchy film from utensils used to
cook foods such as potatoes, pasta, rice, oatmeal,
etc...as they require more ener_, than the rest of the
load to clean satisfaetoril}_
General
Recommendations
• Place all items in the racks so they are separated and
facing center. This ensures the water sprav can reach
soiled surfaces for good washing and rinsing results.
• Wedge flat, lightweight items (such as plastic lids)
next to the silverware basket or along the sides and
back of the racks.
Glasses, tmnblers, stemware and cups can be placed in
the top rack. Do not load these items over the tines.
It makes them more difficult to rinse.
Correct
Incorrect
• Load items so they do not rest over the top of the
wash tower. This water spray- is needed to properly
clean items in the upper rack.
• Avoid blocking the upper and lower spray arms by not
allowing items to extend beyond the racks.
• Place glasses in any row of the racks for proper cleaning and rinsing. Do not load glasses over the tines.
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ill
Place stemware in the Stem-Lock
area(s) for added
support. The curved design oll the \_ari Lock Support
(left) and Stack-Rack (right) holds stemware in place.
Taller stemware will fit better on the right side as the
rack is deeper there,
Lower Rack
(Features
vary depending
on model)
The lower rack is designed to accommodate a variety of
large items such as dinner plates, mixing bowls, pots
and pans, baking dishes, etc.
Back
The Vari-Lock Snugger on the left (select models) can
be adjusted by grasping the wire and rotating it left or
right as needed. Simply move the wire to the left to
snug items against the rack or to the right and rest it on
top of lightweight cups or plastics. Do not load items
on top of the wire.
Tall items such as bakeware and large platters can be
)laced on the left side or across the back of this rack.
Back
The Stack Rack desigu on the right side of the upper
rack folds up or down for loading flexibility of a variety, of
items. Fold it down to hold long-handled knives, spatulas and spoons or short items like cups or juice glasses.
Fold it up for taller items like glasses, bowls, plates, etc.
Front
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With the Stac_Rack shelf raised, thin items like cookie sheets or pizza pans may be placed along the lel'_cside,
With the shelf down, two levels of glasses and cups can
also be loaded.
Create-A-Space
tines across the center of the lower
rack allow saucers and bowls to be loaded between rows
of plates.
CreateASpace
Positioning the Fold Away tines flat in the back left
corner proxSdes convenient loading space for large,
bulky.' items like pots and pans or ]nixing bowls.
Removable
Utensil
Basket
(Design
depending
on model)
varies
The basket can be removed for ease in loading and
unloading items. Place items in tile basket with some
handles up and some dox_m.This prevents them from
nesting together and improves cleaning results. (Most
knives or sharp, pointed items should be placed in the
basket with the handle up. Be sure thin, _inel), pointed
items do not extend through the basket and block the
lower wash arm.)
Use the covered section of the basket for small, lightweight items like baby spoons, plastic measuring
Convertible tines ii] the back right corner can be positioned to proxide narrow spacing ibr loading dinner plates
or wide spacing for loading deep bowls, pots or pans.
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spoons, small plastic items, etc. Close the coven
ADDING
DETERGENT
Use a detergent designed specifically ibr use in an auto-
Detergent
Placement
matic dishwasher. Be sure it is flesh and stored in a
cod, dU place (not under the sink),
Add detergent to dispenser cup just before you select
the cycle and options.
Never use laundry detergent
or hand dishwashing detergent
in your dishwasher
as it
will cause severe oversudsing
and possible
leaks.
Recommended
Amount
The amount of detergent to nse depends on tile water
hardness (measured in grains per gallon
gpg) and
the amount of soil on the dishes. Too little detergent
results in poor cleaning, hard water fihning and spotting and poor drying. Too much detergent causes permanent etchingcloudiness.
As a rule, use 1 teaspoon of detergent per grain of water
hardness. Use a minimum of.3 teaspoons in soft watch
Place tim reeonunended amount of detergent in both
cups for Norm'a] and longer cycles. Do not divide the
recommended
amount between the cups.
The following chart includes specific recommendations. (Refer to the package directions on concentrated
detergents.)
Water Hardness*
So[_ (0-3 gpg)
Detergent
Use
3 teaspoons
Smart
Start
If dishes are not prerinsed, place proper amount of
detergent in both PRE WASH and MAIN WASH cups.
If dishes are prerinsed, add detergent only to tlm
MAIN WASH cup, Close the coven
Sani
Scrub
Place proper amount of detergent in both the PRN
WASH and MAIN WASH cups. Close the lid.
Quick Wash
Medium (4 9 gpg)
4-9 teaspoons
Hard (i0-12 gpg)
10-12 teaspoons
*Your local water utility or state university extension service
Place the proper ammmt of detergent
1eVASHcup only: Close the lid.
Rinse & Hold
in the MAIN
ca_ tell you the de#,reeaf water hardness in your area.
Do NOT use detergent in this cycle.
For water hardness of 13 14 gpg add more detergent (1
teaspoon for each gpg) to the beginning of the main
wash portion of the cycle. Unlatch the door. Open it
slowly and add detergent to the bottom of the tub. The
dishwasher will continue through the cycle.
*If the Delicate Wash option is selected, use half the normal
amount of detergent.
If water hardness is 15 gpg or harder, it is virtually
impossible to get good results with any dishwasher.
The only- solution is a mechanical water softener to
improve water quality and detergent effectiveness.
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CHECKING
RINSE AID
ENSURING
and filming,
[ reduces
Regular spotting
use of a rinse
aid improves drying and ]
water
is necessary.
water temFor good
cleanlng The
and incoming
drying results,
hot
perature
should be 120-140°F
to properly
activate the detergent and melt greasy food
soils.
Your Ma?tag Jetelean TM dishwasher features an automarie rinse aid dispenser located near the detergent
cups in the door.
The clear window in the center of the dispenser cap
allows you to see if there is rinse aid in the reservoir.
When it is time to refill the dispenser, the words "LOW
RINSE AID" will light in the control panel display,
_'__-_-
E.
HOT WATER
To
incoming
temperature, and
turn
the
hot check
water the
faucet
nearestwater
the dishwasher
let on
it run
into a glass in the sink. Place a candy thermometer in
the glass and cheek the temperature once it has stopped
rising. If the temperature is below 120°F (49°C), have a
qn_i}ied person raise the water heater thermostat setting.
Before starting the dishwasher, turn on the hot water
lancet and let it run until the water is hot.
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SPI:CIAI_ TIPS
/
//
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* Select
-..
H_d© j,-/
"- -'J"
To add rinse aid to the dispenser, turn the cap counter-
Smart
Start
This selection monitors the items whieh affect
results and dexelops a cycle for best results.
•
clock_dse to open. Remove the cap and pour liquid
rinse aid into the opening. Replace the cap and turn it
cloclc,_dse,
Use
HOT
Water
Hot water dissolves and activates the detergent, dissolves grease from the load and improves drying
results. Refer to page 6 for more information.
•
Use
Proper
Detergent
Amount
For best soil removal, good duing results and prevention of fihning, etching and spotting, the proper
amount of detergent must be used. Refer to page 5
for recommended amounts.
•
Use a Rinse
Aid
Regular use of a rinse aid improves di'ying results
and reduces spotting and filming. See page 6 for
more information.
•
Load
the
Dishwasher
Properly
To ensure soiled surfaces get adequate wash action,
earefnlly follow the loading instructions on pages
An adjnstable cap found on some models allows you to
adjust the amount of rinse aid dispensed. A raised dot
on the cap indicates the recoimnended initial setting.
Typically, use the LESS setting for so{_ water and the
MORE setting for hard water. Set the cap anywhere
between these amounts as needed. To improve drying,
turn the cap towards the MORE setting. When adjusting or replacing the cap, be sure it is securely in place
before closing the dishwasher door.
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•
2-4.
Select
Heated
Dry
For improved chying select Heated DU,
SELECTING
CYCLES & OPTIONS
Your dishwasher is designed with a system which allows
computer
controls to .interpret and adapt to vacious sit•
nations with human-hke reasoning, It also provides you
•
.
,
.
,
.
.
" ¢.
the opportunity- to select varlons cycles ann optmns o_
),our choosing[The following information will help yon
select the appropriate cyele and options for each load•
SMART
START
This utilizes sensors to develop an optimum cycle based
on the water temperature, soil level, detergent presthee, and uash-- arm speed and rotation. The sensors
continuously monitor these conditions to adjust the
cycle and time up or dox_mas needed, lou may notice
the time in the display change as the cycle is
adjusted.
To cancel a delay:
- DELA'*.....
1 ....... n_ht Will _O
Press the
Dao a_ain. Tne mmeator
. ,
, _.,, " ....
_"
out anti rue eyele _vnl stal_[ nlulqeolatelv.
"
OPTIONS
Pressing the OPTIONS pad allows you to select any of
the six additional lit pads. When selected, the pad will
lieht and a tone will sound. Options inehlde:
_"
SANI SCRUB is designed for loads with heavy or
_°
dried-on soilss. It cheeks the water temperature of the
mare _ash and final rinse to improve eleamng and dr).ing results. (HEATED DRY may or may not be selected with this cycle.)
Itis activated bypressing the SMART START pad. The
When selected, the indicator on the pad will light and a
tone sounds. "_SH, ,',',,;',_and an estimated e?cle time
indicator on the pad will light and a tone will sound,
WASH, ;;_'.',?,and an estimated cycle time will appear in
• la_
•
•
,-_ •
the dis
appear in the display.
..............
, _
, _
_ .
_ul,_
vv_a_ _sa snort cycle for use on (rusty or ve_"
P ' want
)"
Yon ]nay
to select a drying option with this e_,cle.
lightly
ately. soiled items you wish to store or reuse immedi-
The control remembers the last option selected so it is
not necessa D- to reselect it each time unless yon want to
change
option. Refer to HEATED DRY on page 9
for morethe
information.
When selected, the indicator on the pad will light and a
tone sonnds. \VASH, ,'2',,,d7 and an estimated evcle time
appear in the display.
_"
RINSE & HOLD is a cycle designed to rinse a few
soiled dishes being held until tim dishwasher is full. It
helps to minimize an)' potential food odors. A dD' cycle
is not available with this cycle since the dishes are not
yet washed.
Car)
_'_
e_
_"
DELAY START
This feature can postpone or interrupt any cycle from
10 minntes to 12 hours
by pressing the DELAY pad.
The time increases by 10 minute increments until 30
minutes is reached• It then increases to 60 minutes and
continues to increase in i hour increments until 12
hours is reached.
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imv
¢_
To set up a delay:
2 Rinses
Press SMART START and/or an}' options. Then, quickly, press and hold the DELAY pad until the desired
amount of delay time appears in the display.
Main Wash
2 Rinses
Dry
11
_.
Gal.
_.
NOTE: If delay is chosen Without tlr_ _se_ectfi?_a- _
cycle and/or optiorls, the &_hwa_h_the
last wash cycle used in the, del W,_,_i
o_ _,_ _f:_l
The indicator on the pad lights and a tone sounds when
selected. DELAY and the delay time remaining appear
in the display as the time is counted down to the start
_"
of the cycle.
R_I_NSE
..... & IROL"D _"
To interrupt a cycle:
Press and hokl the DELAY pad until the desired
amount of time is displayed. The cycle will resume
when the delay time runs out or when the DELAY pad
is pressed again.
rinses, _shes
.
_.
being
held for
a&tla0adtordducepotential
food odor in the dishwasher.
'
Rinse
OFF
2
Gal.
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STARTING
When the cycle is selected, the indicator on the pad will
light and a tone sounds. RINSE, 7."!P,_
and an estimated
cycle time appear in the display,
HEATED DRY improves dha;ingby adding heat to the
dry cycle. When selected, tbe indicator on the pad will
light and HEATED DRY will appear in the displ W.
If you choose not to use this option, press the HEATED DRY pad to turn the ligbt off and the dishes will be
THE
DISHWASHER
After loading, close the door; press the door until the
latd_ clicks.
NOTE: If your water heater is located a long dislance from the kiteheu, nm the water from the hot
water tap to clear the line of cold water before
starting.
fan dried only. Towel d_ng of some items may be necessary,
With either of these d_7 options you may notice moist
air being released from the dishwasher througb the
vent located below the controls. You m W also notice
that some items with concave bottoms or Teflon-coatings are difficult to dry and may need towel drying
Turn the dishwasher on by firmly pressing the pad corresponding with the chosen cycle. Pressing Smart Start,
or an optional cycle (Saul Scrub, Quick Wash or Rinse
& Hold) will start the dishwasher (fill will begin). The
indicator light [br the selected cycle will gknv.
before putting them away_
Through words, symbols and nmnbers the display win-
Display
HEATED DRY and make sure the incoming water
temperature is 120°-140°F.
NOTE: For best drying results, use a rinse aid and
DELICATE
WASH call be used with any cycle,
inelnding Smart Start to create a gentle wash and dry,
cycle for china and eustal. Press the Delicate Wash pad
after selecting a cycle. The indicator on the pad will
light and a tone will slmnd. DELICATE WASH will
Window
Cycle Progression:
The dishwasher will indicate the portion of the cycle it
dow indicates what is happening in the dishwasher.
is currently in. Estimated time remaining in the cycle
(in minutes) also appears in the display.
WASH _
This symbol flashes to indicate the wash
circulation has started. Soiled items can be added while
in this portion of the cycle.
light in tile display. Use half as much detergent as norreally required,
RINSE .:':'iF:'7.
This symbol flashes to indicate the rinse
circulation has started.
CANCEL any cycle before it's finished by pressing this
pad. The indicator on the pad will light and a tone will
sound. Tile dishwasher will drain, if needed, and shnt
off.
DRY
IJJ,_'lJJJ
The fan symbol will light during the d_
period and the fan blades will flash when the fan is on.
The heat symbols will light when Heated Dry is selected. If the sensors indicate that additional drying is
needed, the fan may run for a few minutes after the end
of the cycle.
Child
Lock
To prevent children from accidentally starting the dishwasher or changing the cycle and options, press the
padlock symbol t_ located next to the Smart Start pad 3
tinles within .3 seconds. LOCKED will appear in the
display. To cancel, again press the padlock .3times with-
Special
Indicators:
CLEAN - appears at the end of a complete wash cycle.
It will remain lit until the door has been opened continuonsly for 60 seconds.
in .3seconds.
DELAY - appears when the Delay pad is pressed. The
]
NOTE:
trols.
This does not lock the door, only the eonI
DELICATE WASH
appears when this option has
time
(in
h°urs
°r
minutes)
als° dispIayed"
been chosen with any wash iscycle,
HEATED
DRY - appears if Heated DU is selected.
HEATING - appears when the water temperature is
low and tile beating element is on during washing or
rinsing portions of the cycle. It is NOT lit during the
drying portion of the cycle.
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LOCKED - appears when the Child Lock has been
activated.
To remove film:
(Try one of the following.)
9,
LOW RINSE AID appears at the end of the cycle as
a reminder to add more rinse aid to the dispenser in the
door. It shuts off after the door is opened.
1. A damp cloth and mild scouring powder.
_..
PF appears when there has been a power failure. Any
option selected before the power failure will need to be
reselected.
"2.A half-cup white vinegar in a Rinse & Hold cycle
(without dishes and detergent). Follow with a regular detergent wash.
Soft
Water
can promote etching if too much
detergent is used, items are prerinsed or the water tern-
RINSED - appears after a Rinse & Hold cycle,
Service
Indicators:
perature is too high. It is a permanent
erodes the surface of the glass.
Refer to the "Before You Call For Service" section if
BLOCKED DRAIN, BLOCKED WASH ARM or
WASH ARM appears in the display. If any other code
The beginning stages can be identified by a "rainbow"
Iook -- shades of blue, purple, brown or pink when the
glass is held at an angle to the light. In advanced stages
appears,
Maytag
the surface appears frosted, spotted or cloudy.
_.
Canada
Etching can happen in any dishwasher and there is no
relationship to the cost or quality of the glass.
To prevent:
_.
contact
Customer
Service
1-800-688-2002).
Adding
your
local
(U.S.
a Forgotten
servicer,
or
1-800-688-9900;
Item
film which pits or
For proper cleaning, the forgotten item sholzld be
added early in the cycle, while the wash symbol (........ )
1. Adjust the detergeut amount to water hardness. (See
pg. 5)
is lit.
1. Unlatch the door and wait until the sound of circulating water stops.
2. Adjust the water temperature.
'2. Open the door and add the item.
3. Latch the door. The cycle will continue at the point
it was interrupted,
Rust
3. Don't prerinse.
vates etching.
(See pg. 6)
This removes food soils and aggre-
,,
Minerals
can turn the dishes or tub interiora brown, red or black color if iron or manganese is
in the water.
To prevent:
WATER
Hard
Water CONDITIONS
containing calcium
can
1, Draiu
yourmineral
home's deposits.
water heater once a year to flush
away any
cause a lime film or deposit on the tub and dishes. You
may first notice this as "cloud}," glasses,
2. Check _4th a water treatment company like Culligan
or Kinetieo to see if a filter is needed in the home.
_'
To confirm
To remove:
_
minerals
if the film is due to hard water,
soak a
glass approximately
5 minutes in undiluted white
vinegar. Rinse and dry'. If the fihn is removed, it is
due to hard water (if not removed,
see Soft
Water).
To correct:
(Do _ot use this method oft metal iterr_s.)
1. Adjust the detergent amount to the degree of water
2. Select the Rinse & Hold cycle. Add I/2 cup RoVer
Rust Remover and let the dishwasher complete the
cycle.
hardness. (See pg. 5)
"2.Check water temperature.
(See pg. 6)
3. Use a rinse aid to improve the sheeting action of"the
water. (See pg. 6)
1. Use a rust removing compound like RoVer Rust
Remover (available from Maytag Parts Distributors
by using Part No. 57961).
3. Follow with a detergent wash.
The only permanent solution is to install special filters
which can remove iron and manganese from the water.
Page
C
ENERGY SAVING
TIPS
1. Don't prerinse!
2. Select the Light/China cycle and let tile dishwasher
2. Wash full loads. The same amount of electlici_
water are used.
and
3. Load correctly for best washing results,
4. Operate
the dishwasher
during
off-peak
hours.
Check your local utility fbr rates.
MAINTAINING
THE
DISHWASHER
Your new Maytag Jetelean TM dishwasher requires little
maintenance attention. However, if you are going on
vacation, leaving a summer home or storing the dishwasher ff)r an extended period of time, you may want to
review the following information,
Dishwasher
Interior
The inside design is normally selfLcleaning. However,
you mav want to periodiealIy check the bottom of the
dishwasber tub to see if any" large particles have not
gone through the strainer portion of the module.
You may also want to wipe the edge of the inner door
liner to remove any food soil splashes which occurred
during loading.
Odors
Any odor inside the dishwasher is likely related to a
chemical (chlorine) odor frmn the detergent or a food
odor from soiled items sitting in the dishwasher. Try
using a different detergent, espedaIly a lemon scented one, or purchase a fresh package and see if the odor
decreases.
We also recommend using the Rinse & Hold feature if
dishes are to he held for a couple of days before washing. This will remove most food soils that may cause an
odor.
For a strong odor, try"one of the following:
I. Place baking soda in both sides of the detergent cup.
Select Light/China and let the water circulate for
about 10 minutes. Stop the dishwasher by unlatching
the door and let stand overnight. Then restart the
dishwasher by latching the door and let it complete
the cycle.
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fill with water. Then open the door and pour one cup
of chlorine bleaeh into the bottom of the dishwasher.
Latch the door and let the dishwasher complete the
cycle.
Storage/Moving
Fill both detergent cups with a fresh scented dishwasher detergent or baking soda and select a Normal
cycle. Allow the dishwasher to complete the cycle.
Then turn the water supply- off"and set tbe dishwasher
to drain. Operate the drain twice to ensure most of the
water is removed. Last, disconnect the electrical supply
and prop open the door.
Dishwasher
Exterior
The front of the dishwasher can be cleaned with a soft
damp cloth and liquid spray cleaner. Do not use any
abrasive powders or cleaning pads.
WASHING
SPECIAL
ITEMS
=
Knowing what can and cannot be washed in your dishwasher is important. Most tableware, cookware and silverware can be washed safely in your dishwasher,
However, if you have any doubts about an item, check
with the manufacturer.
f'aeturer, simply test-wash one small item for several
washes before attempting to wash an entire set.
NOTE:
It is the user's responsibility
washer.
mine if dishware
If you earmot reach the mann-
should
be washed
i
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to deterin a dish-
]
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Dishwasher
Safe?
Special
Yes, except
anodized alu-
High water temperature
minum and
some cook-
ware.
No
Information
Special
No
High water temperature
and detergents may affect
finish. Check cleaning
instructions.
Seasoning will be
removed, and iron will
rust.
Yes, except
antique or
hand-painted
Always check manufacturer's recommendation
before washing. Antique
china,
hand-painted or over-theglaze patterns may"fade.
Gold leaf may discolor. If
in doubt, test-wash a
small item for several
weeks before washing
entire set.
Yes, except
antique or
lightweight
delicate erystal.
Safe?
Mways check manufactureds recommendation
before washing. Some
types of leaded crystal
may etch with repeated
and detergents may
discolor or pit finish.
_o
No
water temperatures and
Cannot
withstand high
detergents.
_[
Yes
Always check manufaeturer's recommendation
_._
¢_
safe")
before washing. Plastics
vary in their capacity"to
withstand high water tern)eratures and detergents.
Yes
Yes, except
with commercial "darkening".
washings. If in doubt, test
wash a small item for Sew
eral weeks before washing
an entire seL
Yes, except
milkglass,
Mi!kglass will yellow with
repeated dishwasher
washing.
No
Will discolor,
....
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•
,
Information
1_
_un a Rinse & Hold Cycle
select models) if not washmg immediately. Prolonged
contact with foods containing salt, vinegar, milk products or fruit juice could
damage fin/sh.
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_"
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Run a Rinse & Hold Cycle
select models) if not washimmediately. Prolonged
contact with food contain-
I
I
t_
ing salt, acid or sulfide
(eggs, mayonnaise and
seafood) could damage finish. Commercial "darkening_'may be removed by
detergent.
No
May rust.
No
Always check manufacturer's recmnmendation
before washing. Wood may
Warp, crack or discolor.
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BEFORE YOU
CALL...
Cheek these points to help save yon time and money:
Won't Fill
•
•
•
•
•
•
Be sure door is latched securely.
Be sure the water is turned on.
Check that the dial/pad is properly selected for a cycle.
Allow time for select models to drain/pause before filling.
Check your home's circuit breaker or fuse box.
If LOCKED appears in the display, press the Lock Pad 3 times within 3 seconds
to unlock.
• Cheek inlet hose for a kink.
• Check water valve inlet for sediment and dean if necessary.
Won't Drain/Water
Tub Bottom
Detergent
in
• If hooked up to a food waste disposer, be sure the knock--out is removed from
the disposer inlet.
• Be sure the drain hose is elevated at least 32" so water cannot siphon back into
the tub,
• Check drain hose for a kink.
• Check your home's circuit breaker or fuse box.
• Cheek that the cycle is completed.
Cup Not Empty
• Check that the cycle is completed.
• Be sure dispenser is not blocked.
• Use fresh detergent stored in a cool, dry place.
Seems Noisy
• A water valve hiss during fill is normal.
• Water eirculataion sounds are normal.
• A thumping sound may be a wash arm bumping an item that is extending beyond
the racks.
• Chopping or grinding sounds may be heard during drain as the internal food disposer chops hard items like fruit seeds, nuts, etc.
• Humming during drain is normal.
• A snap noise is the detergent cup lid hitting the door liner when the dishwasher
door is opened at the end of the cycle. This is normal.
• Proper installation affects the noise level.
Cycle Takes Too Long
• Check to see that the incoming water temperature is at least 120-140°F.
Has An Odor
• Dishes being held for a full load may need to be run through a Rinse & Hold
cycle while waiting. (Select models)
• Many dishwashers have a "new" smell when first installed. It disipates with use.
• A ehemical odor is usually the ehlorine bleach in dishwashing detergents. Yon
may want to try another brand.
• Dishwasher not draining properly. (See "%Von'tDrain" section.)
Leaks
• Cheek that the dishwasher is level. (Refer to the Installation Instructions.)
• Suds can cause the dishwasher to overflow. Measure the detergent carefully and
use only detergents designed for use in a dishwasher. Less detergent is needed in
soft water. Try another brand ff sudsing continues.
• Follow directions closely on how to add a forgotten item. (See pg. 9)
• To avoid rinse aid leaking from the dispenser, be sure the lid is securely attached.
Displays
WASH ARM
Displays BLOCKED
and beeps
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• The lower wash arm is turning too slow due to excessive sudsing. Try another
brand of detergent and use recommended amounts.
DRAIN
• Make sure _e food w_te disposer is empty"to allow proper draining.
• If thediqx_ser is em_pty,the drain h0se may be bloekekl madservice iSneeded.
t_
Displays BLOCKED
ARM and beeps
WASH
I 5S_¢-J_J
(Dry fan) tunas on after
Icycle is complete
• Cheeklower dish rack for items extending belowthe hack (such as flatware, small
lids, etc,) which would prevent the lower wash arm from tnrning properly.
• Cheek that drain hose loop is 32" high. Refer to installation instructions.
• Drying time will be added if the water temperature
is low. Refer to page 8.
Food Soil Remains
On Dishes
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Glasses Are Cloudy/Spotted
• Adjust detergent amount to water hardness. (See pg. 5)
• Cheek water temperature. Incoming hot water should be between 120-140°E
(See pg, 6)
• Use a rinse aid like Jet-Dry- or Cascade Rinse Aid* regularly, to improve drying.
• Don't prerinse. The detergent needs food soils to act on.
] Items are Stained/Discolored
• Aluminum utensils can leave marks when they rub against other things, Leave a
slight space between items.
• Iron deposits in the water can leave a yellow, brown or orange film on dishes. A
filter may be needed or periodically use RoVer Rust Remover.*
• Food soil stains normally require hotter water and more detergent to remove
and prevent.
Items Not Properly
Dishware
Dried
Check water temperature. (See pg. 6)
Run hot water at the sink before starting the dishwasher.
Select Sani Scrub cycle.
Check water hardness and adjust detergent amount accordingly. (See pg. 5)
Use fresh detergent stored in a cool dry place.
Load items so they do not block the wash arms or center tower. (See pg. 4)
Load the utensil basket with some handles up and some down.
Do not place glasses over tines.
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
Be sure Heated Dry is selected.
Use a rinse aid like Jet Dry or Cascade Rinse Aid* regularly; to improve drying.
Turn the rinse aid cap towards the MORE setting.
Check water temperature. (See pg. 6)
Select Sani Scrub.
Increase detergent amount to match water hardness.
Load properly. (See pgs. 2-4)
Plastic items have a porous surface and tend to collect water droplets. Towel drying may be necessary.
• Glasses and cups with concave bottoms hold water and require towel drying.
is Chipped
• Load dishes according to instructions so they do not strike each other.(See pgs.
• We do not recommend washing fine antique china/crystal in the dishwasher.
• Do not load glasses over the tines.
• Do not overload.
° Brand names are tmdcmafl:s of the rc<specti_ern_nufcmturet:
For further
assistance
eontaet
Maytag Customer
Assistanee:
U.S.
Canada
1-800-688-9900
1-800-688-2002
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MAYTAG
INTELUSENSET" DISHIN-ASHER
WARRANTY
Full Three Year Warranty
For THREE (3) years from the date of original retail purchase, any part which fails in normal home use will be repaired or
replaced free of charge.
Limited
Fourth
Through
Fifth Year Warranty
After the third year from the date ot o_ginal re_l p_urebase d3_qugh the fi_ year, allof th d following components whicli fail
in normal home use will be repaired Qrxeplaeed fre_'df_charg e _@_h_ p_ it_f_ with _e owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation.
These components include:
Any parts of the Jetalema system for all models: i_ah_di:ng th e comt$/6te p0wer m0dLfle assembly, center spray"nozzle_ spray arms,
wash process sensor, top wash _rm hose, a0d motor.
Computer
"
Touch Controls - any 0uc_oproeess_a_d
touch _d
Ii
_sT_fiab es;
All models against rust, including _e_ri6r eab!n_ __fi_ rro.t_ e_Y_ >_ ¢o_e_e,
m9das, the exterior front panels and accessory side panels or bnilt-in models, a_d n))lon coated ra_k_ 6a_-ailable"o_1selected model_/_.
Full Life Time Warrmaly
Fourth through Lifetime
After the th,rd year from the date'oJ] bngmal ret;ail_lta/ase
_r_'tlie
_fe_
tlio produc%should the tub or door _ner
develop a water leak in n6rmal.ho_e tis&,[e_ i h_a&_@
p{*_ t_<_W_10ofi_
_[)_ _ade F_E;E OF CHARGE.
PLEASE NOTE: These f_ll ;warrantms KnO_he limrte 0 _g_gfity apply _fi
tl_ dJ_t_Ta_her
_slogt@,,nthe gm_¢ 5tates or
Canada. Drshwashers located dseM_ere ax_ dc,ve_ _the lf_wm'ran_y_
_ag
pans winch _ dunngthe firsyears.
Canadian Residents
This warranty covers only rinse diil_wash_ _ast_led an _p_
unless the dishwashers are brought 3fitb _ada
dflg _)ransfer
The
t_tt;k_
6P_i_euce
_gen _
_
_
eeffic warranties expre_,@9ve_
are _d ONbY W_r_ltiea _ro_d
sp
specific legallrights; _tma_M_:_
80_ fi_
To Receive
_h _ana&_' Staflda_ds _sociation
%_nited States to Canada.
h3__ _ai_fae_er.,
_
Warranty gives you
flint va_ fro_n's_ate to state.
Warranty
Service
To locate an authorized service cnmpany in your area contact the Maytag dealer from whom ),our appliance was purchased; or call
Maytag Customer Sewice at the number listed below. Should you not receive satislaeto D, warranty service, please call or write:
Maytag Customer Assistance
c/o Ma)4ag Custmner Service
EO. Box 2370
Cleveland, TN 37320-2370
U.S.
1-800-688-9900
CANADA
1-800-688-2002
When contacting Maytag Customer Service be sure to provide the complete model and serial number of your appliance, the name
and address of the dealer from whom you purchased the appliance and the date of' purchase.
Should you still have a problem, write to: Major Appliance Consumer Action Program, 20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago,
Illinois 60606. MACAP is an industry' sponsored but independent group of consumer experts who receive and act on complaints from appliance owners.
NOTE:\_qaen writing about an unsolved service problem, please include the _'bllowing inforrnation:
(a) Your name, address and telephone number;
(b) Model number and serial number (found on the upper left corner of tile tub opening) of your appliance;
(el Name and address of your de_der and the date the appliance was bought;
(d) A clear description of the problem you are having.
(d) Water hardness, detergent brand and amount, water temperature, and cycle used.
MAYTAG
FormNo.205CM
PartNo.6 913551
• One Dependability
Square
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Newton,
Iowa 50208
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