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Safety Instructions
Operating
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2, 3
Instructions
GSD4800J
Care and Cleaning
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Control Panels ...............
Control
Settings
Flashing
Display
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Using
the Dishwasher
Troubleshooting
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Tips
Consumer Support
Consumer Support...
_'arrantv ..................
(;SD4 300 Series
6
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Accessories
Series
5
Lights
Loading the
Dishwasher
Racks
Optional
10
4
8, 9
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11
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6, 7
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12, 13
Back Co_er
15
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model #
Serial #
You can lind them on a label on the
tub walljust inside the doox_.
165D4700P307
49-5083
01-05 JR
IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.
A WARNING!
Foryour safety,the informationin this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire
or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent propertydamage, personal injury,or death.
WATERHEATER
SAFETY
Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced
for two weeks or more. HYDROGEN GAS IS EXPLOSIVE.
If the hot water has not been used for two weeks or
ii_iury by turning on all hot water fimcets and allow
using any electrical
appliance
which is connected
to
will allow any btfilt-up hydrogen
gas to escape. Since
open flanle or appliance
during this process.
in a water
heater
that has not been used
more, prevent
the possibility
of damage
or
them to Hm for several minutes.
Do this before
the hot water system. This simple procedm'e
the gas is flammable,
do not smoke or use an
Use this appfiance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual.
PROPER
INSTALLATION
AND MAINTENANCE
This dishwasher
must be properly installed and located in accordance
with the Installation
Instructions
before it is used. If you did not receive an Instaflafion
Instructions
sheet with
your dishwasher,
you can receive one by visiting our website at GEAppliances.com.
• Connect to a grotmded
metal, pemmnent
wiring system; or mn an equipment-gromMing
conductor
with the circuit conductoi_
and
connect to the equipment-gromMing
or lead of the appliance.
• Do
temfinal
rated
at least
not
attempt
to repair
or replace
any part
of yore" dishwasher
tmless it is specifically
recommended
in this manual.
M1 other
• Imi)roper connection
of the equipmentgrounding
conductor
can result in a risk of
electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician
or service representative
if you are in doubt
whether the api)liance is properly grotmded.
• Use sui)pl ) conductors
(167°F),
and ,shilI))im*_.
• Dispose of discarded appliances
or I)acking, material properl).
servicing
technician.
should
be referred
to a qualified
• To minimize the possibiliD' ot electric shock,
discom_ect this appliance
fl'om the power
supply before attempting
any maintenance.
/VOTE."Turning the dishwasher
off does not
discom_ect the appliance
ti'om the power sui)ply.
We recommend
having a qualified technidan
service w_m" appliance.
75°C
WARNING!
DONOT...
• Do not
tamper
• Do not ab/Ise,
sit on, or stand
dish rack of the dishwasher.
• Do not
discard
removing
•
Do not
gasoline
the
store
a dishwasher
door
on
the
without
ot the washing
or use combustible
or other
the vicini_,'
• Do not allow children to pla? arotmd dishwasher
when oi)ening, or closim,_ door due to the
possibility of small finge_ being pinched in door.
xfith controls.
flammable
of this or any other
door
or
• Do not
fi_t
compartment.
materials,
wq)m_
and
appliance.
liquids
allow
this appliance
in
children
or am'
to play with,
discarded
on
appliance.
or arotmd
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_, WARNING!RISK OFCHILDENTRAPMENT
PROPER
DISPOSAL
OFTHEDISHWASHER
or abandoned
Junked
dangerous...even
days."
dishwashers
if they
If wm
are
dishwasher;
getting
please
to hel I) prevent
will
rid
tollow
are
sit for
of wmr
tile
'ijust
a ti_w
old
instructions
below
accidents.
Before You Throw Away Your Old Dishwasher:
• Take
off tile
door
COllll)artii/ent
keeper
of tile
washing
or relllOVe
tile
door
latch
(as shown).
Door latch keeper
WHENUSINGYOURDISHWASHER
• Use
only
or rinse
dishwasher
powder;
agents
and
of children.
and
detergents
tor/lse
kee I) them
ot/t
® Automatic
and
Ai_ "_rinse
in all
liquid
Cascade ®, Cascade
Electrasol
Detergents,
tabs,
recoi//ii/ended
•
plastic
dishwasher-safe
or
reach
plastic
items
not so marked,
check
Ilia n tI[_1ct tlI'eI"S recoil] i/lendations.
the
Non-Dishware
items
® Complete
Dishwashing
Jet-DrlF
agents
have
GE dishwashers.
of the
wash
in a
and
been
•
Cascade
Rinse
approved
fl)r
Do
not
and
paint
or staining
Do not touch
immediately
•
Do
not
•
operate
Close
i,oad
are
supervision
is used
light,
plastic
dislodged
of the
dishwasher--they
contact
with
the
result.
element
dm'ing
tmless
properly
is necessa_
T if this
children.
heating
or
all
in place.
bv or near
and
filters
discoloration
dishwasher
items
become
such
fiu'nace
may
heating
use.
yore"
panels
appliance
•
the
after
For
dishwasher.
and
of dishwasher
•
marked
wash
filters,
in yam"
to dishwasher
enclosure
m
m
Do not
cleaner
brushes
Damage
• Using a detergent
that is not specifically
designed
for dishwashers
will cause the
dishwasher
to fill with suds.
air
tmless
equiwdent.
Items:
as electronic
use
items
the
so they
drop
will
to the
might
element
not
bottom
come
and
into
be
damaged.
• I,ocate sharp items so that
to damage
the door seal.
they are not likely
• I,oad sharp knives with tile handles
reduce tile risk of cut-Upe iqjuries.
up to
READAND FOLLOWTHISSAFETYINFORMATION
CAREFULLY.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS
3
About the dishwasher controlpanel
You can locate your model number on the tub wall just inside the door. Throughout this manual, features
and appearance may vary from your model.
CYCLE SELECTIONS
OPTIONS
CLEAN
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Cycle Chart
4
Model
Cycle
GSD4300and
GSD4800Series
Pots & Pans
Normal Wash
Light Wash
China Crystal
Rinse Only
I
Water Usage (gal.)
CycleTime (min.)
11.5
7.0
8.2
8.2
1.6
66
58
52
36
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ControlSettings
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Cycle
Selections
The light above the selected pad will be ONto indicate
which CYCLESELECTIONhas been selected.
POTS& PANS Forheavilysoiled dishesor cookwarewith dried-onor baked-onsoils.Everydaydishes may be included.
This cyclewill net removeburned-onfoods.
NORMAL Forloadsof everydaydishes,glassesand cookwarewith mediumsoils.
NOTE:Manydishes havelighter soil than normal.Choosinga cycle other than NORMAL will save energyand water.
LIGHTWASH Fordisheswith light soils.
CHINA CRYSTALForlightly soiled chinaand crystal.
RINSE ONLY Forrinsing partial loadsthat will bewashed later. Do not use detergenL
O
Options
Thelight above the selected pad will
be ON to indicate which OPTIONhas been selected.
HI TEMP Turnson the heater inall postrinseandfinal rinse cyclesto help preventspottingon dishware.This option maybe turned
RINSE ONor OFFdudngthe wash cycle.
HI TEMP Energizesthe heaterto boost water temperaturein all prewashand main washfill cycles.Recommendedfor usewith
WASH heavilysoiled dishes.Optionmay be turned ONer OFFduringthe wash cycle.
HEATEDDRY Shutsoff the drying heatoption. Dishesair drynaturallyand energyis saved.Youcan propthe door openafter the
OFF CLEANlightilluminates.
HEATEDDRY Turnsthe heater onfor fast drying. This cyclewill extendthe time to yourwash cycle by30 minutes.
ON NOTE:Cannotbe selectedwith RINSEONLYcycle.
LOCK WhentheLOCKpadis touchedtwice within3 seconds,all padsbecomeinoperative.Youcan bck tile controlsto preveotany
selectionsfrombeingrnadeOryeacaoloci(thecoatrobafteryeahavestarteda cycleor selectedDELAYSTARTsotile cycleor
DELAYSTARTis not interrupteo(
Children cannot accidentally start dishwasher by touchhTgpads with this option selected.
Tounlocktile dishwasherafter it has beenlocked,touchthe LOCKpadtwice within 3 seconds.ThelightabovetheLOCKpadwill
turn off.
DELAYHOURS Youcan delaythe start of a washcycle for up to 8 hours.Pressthe DELAYHOURSpadto choosethe numberof hours
you want to delaythe startof the cycle,thenpressSTART/RESETThemachinewill count downandstartautomaticallyat
the correcttime. PressingSTART/RESETa second time will cancel the DELAYHOURSselection.
NOTE:if you forget to fully closetile door,a remindersignal will beepuntil you do so.
RESET Tochangea cycleafter washing starts,touch the START/RESETpadto cancel the cycle. After water is pumpedout and
the motor stops,you can repregramand restart the dishwasher.Thiswill take approximately90 seconds.
O
Start
Close
and
latch
approximately
the
door.
60 seconds
NOTE: The dishwasher
"_ hen the dishwasher
lights, will be ON and
If you don't
the cycle.
Touch
later
the
the
START/RESETpad
wash
action
to begin
the
c_('le.
Water
fill begins
rememl)ers
veto" last c}cle so you don't haxe to rei)rogram,
each time.
is loaded and the door latch is in the locked position,
the control panel
display the last ,settin-s_, _()u, selected.
want to chan*,eo am, of the settings,,
simply, touch
the START/RESETpad to beoin
Also, if a power failm'e occm's, NORMAL "and HEATED DRYwill automatically
be I)r°grammed,
Make am new selections
and touch the START/RESETpad to beoin_ the c_cle.
O
Clean
This",;lwht
"_
opened.
]"s illuminated
and
1)egins.
when
a wash
cycle
is complete.
The
light
will stay
ONtmtil
the
door
is
.
Flashingdisplaylights.
Lights
What It Means
What ToDo
This is nomml.
_Mlowthe dishwasher to drain and reset befin'e xou start a new wash cxcle.
The START/RESETpad
has been pressed.
Z
Control
Error
Press the START/RESETpad to turn off the beepex:
to flash, call for serxice.
Control
Error
Press
CLEAN
If the CLEAN light continues
PLUSA
BEEPING
SOUND
the
attempt
service.
START/RESETpad
to
to reset.
Then
turn
restart
off the
the wash
beeper
cycle.
and
the
If this error
dishwasher
continues,
will
call fin.
PLUSA
BEEPING
SOUND
Usingthe dishwasher.
Checkthe Water Temperature
The entering _ter must be at least 120°F and
not more than 150°F fin" effective cleaning and to
prevent dish damage. Check the _ter temperature
with a candy or meat thermometer;
Turn on the
hot _:_ter fhucet nearest the dish_:_shex; place
the them_ometer
in a glass and let the _ter run
continuously
into the glass until the temperature
stops rising.
UseJet-Dry* or CascadeRinseAid* RinseAgent
Jet-Dry _ or Cascade Rinse Aid *_rinse agent removes
glasses, flatware, cookware and plastic.
spots and prevents
Filling the Dispenser
Fill the rinse agent dispenser until it reaches the bottom
of lip inside the opening. Replace cap.
To check it rinse agent is needed:
On some models,
dispense_:
remove
the cap and look into the
On some models, press the clear center oI the fill cap
2 or 3 times. If rinse agent fills the center of the cap,
w)u have enough.
A full dispenser should last about one month.
ff rinse agent spills, wipe up the excess.
new fihn buildu I) on your dishes,
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UsingtheDishwasherDoor
The
door
tit ust be closed
and
locked
into
place
to select
If the door is opened
during
a c}cle and left open,
door is closed and latched
ii_to [)lace.
LOADSELECTION
or
a
the dishwasher
will beep once
an
OPTION.
every minute
until
the
ProperUseof Detergent
Use only detergent
specifically made fi)r use in
dishwashers. Cascade®,Cascade® Completeand
ElectrasoF Automatic Dishw:lshing Detergents
have
beet) approved fin" use in all GE distm;tshers.
Kee t)
your detergent fl'esh and dry Don't put powder
demrgent into the dispenser until you're ready to
wash dishes.
The
amom)t
whether
w)u
need
need
water
extra
to use depends
on
hard or seCt._]tl/
is
detergent.
_,\]th
soft
DO NOT USEHAND DISH DETERGENT
hard
water;
water;
you
less detergent.
Promct
your
(ff detergent
your
NOTE: To open detergent
cup alter it has been
closed, unlatch the door: Press the START/RESET
pad three times within two seconds and the
detergent
cup will release. A snapping sound
may be heard.
umr
water
dishes
and
dishwasher
departlnei)t
and
by contacting
asking
how
hard
_mr
water is. Twelve or more
grains is extremely
hard
wateI: A water softei)er
is recommei)ded.
_.*(ithottt
it, lime
can
stick while
build
up in the
open
and
sott
cause
_ter
wamr
\:five,
flooding.
detergent
with
cloudiness
ot glassware,
You'll
find
two detergent
dispensers
door
of yore" dishwasher
All wash
RINSEONL_require
Wash
cup.
cycles wifll
_\%en
tabs, simply
close.
can cattse
which
Too
could
much
NOTE:Usinga detergentthatis notspecificallydesigned
for dishwashers
will causethedishwasherto fill with suds.
Duringoperation,thesesudswill spilloutof thedishwasher
vents,covenhgthekitchenfloorandmakingthe floorwe_
a pemmnent
etching.
called
detergent
on
tile
in tile main
t\_o washes
will also use the
using
automatic
dishwashing
place
one
tab in tile
inside
cycles--except
main
cup.
Because
open
store
fl'om
detergent
cup
so many
use the dishwasher
where
it is stored.
and
detergent
coi)tniners
tile dishwasher
detergent
all other
cleaners.
Show
the
correct
look
alike,
in a separate
space
anume
who may
detergent
and
_4]/ile there will be no lasting damage to tile
dishwasher; yore" dishes will not get clean using
a dishwashing detergent
that is not t0mmlated
to work with dishwashers.
Forget toAdd a Dish?
A tbtgottei)
_Push
_Once
_Add
_
dish can be added
mw time heft)re
tile main
wash.
the door latch to the left,
tile water calms, open
flngotten
tile (loot: Steam
may rise out of tile dishwasher:
dishes.
Close tile door and push tile latch to tile flu" fight.
Loadingthe dishwasher racks.
For best dishwashing results,
may vary from your model.
follow these loading guidelines.
Features and appearance
of racks and silverware
baskets
Upper Rack
The upper rack is fin" glasses, cups and sauce_s. Cups and glasses lit best along the
sides. This is also a secure place fin" dishwashe_safe
plastics. The uI)per rack is
good fin" all kinds of odd-shaped
utensils. Saucepans,
mixing bowls and other
items should be placed ti_ce down.
The cup shelf (on some models)
flexibilitx:
may be placed
in the up or down
position
to add
Securelargerdishwasher-safe
plasticsovertwo tineswhenpossible.
Makesuresmaflplasticitemsare secureso theycan't failontotheheatinge/emenL
Checktomakesurethattaftitemswff/not blocktherotationof thetop washarm.
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The Wash Tower
Keep the center area clear in the lower rac£
The wash tower rises through
the center
wash and rinse portions
of the cycle.
of the lower
rack
dm'ing
the
Don't block or load tall things next to the Wash Tower
Mso, be careflfl not to let a portion of an item such as a pot or dish handle
extend through
the bottom rack. This could block the wash ann and catLse
poor washing results.
Lower Rack
When loading the lower rack, do not load large platters or trays in the front right comer
Theymay prevent detergent from ckculating during the wash cycle.
Tile lower rack is best used fl)r
such as broiler pans and racks
pots and bowls along the sides,
of items shotfld tace the center
plates, saucers and cookware,
i,arge items
shotfld go along the sides, i,oad platters,
in corners,
or in the back. The soiled side
of the rack.
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Silverware Basket
Put flatware in the remo\;d)le
basket with fork and knife handles up to protect
w)ur hands. Place spoons in the basket with handles down. Mix knives, lOrEs and
spoons so they don't nest together. Distribute
evenly. Small plastic items, such as
measuring
spoons and lids fl'om small containe_,
should go in the bottom of the
silverware basket with silverware on top.
Don't let any item
extend through
bottom.
Single basket
Caringfor the dishwasher.
To clean the control panel use a lightly dampened cloth then dry thoroughly. To clean the exterior
use a good appliance polish.
Never use sharp object, scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part of the dishwasher.
Protect Against Freezing
If _our
dishwasher
is left in an unheated
during
tile winter,
ask a set\ice
place
technician
to:
(',/it off electrical
power
to tile dishwasher,
Remo_e
fl/ses or trip circuit breaker;
Sulepcoverscrews
Turn off tile water
............................
the water inlet line
supply and disconnect
fl"0 m the water
,_¢-
xalxe,
:
Drain
xalxe.
water froin
(Use a pan
tile inlet line and water
to catch tile water;)
P.econnect
tile water
water _lx e.
Reinoxe
tile plastic
::::::::::::bottoil/}lIld
rise
in tile rubber
inlet
suinp
a sponge
line
to tile
coxer
to
in tile
soak
tip
tub
water
boot.
Does YourDishwasher Have an Air Gap?
An air gap
water
Tile
protects
backing
your
up into
air gap is not
dishwasher
it if a drain
a part
_ff tile
against
The a# gap is easy to clean.
clogs.
Turn
dishwasher:
ch
It is not
plumbing
not have
Checkthe airgap anytime your
dishwasherisn'tdraZniw well
10
covered
codes
()lie.
by your
warrant},.
Not
require
air gaps,
so wm
I'OlIle
off tile
dishwasher
and
lilt off tile
and
clean
co_,eI;
all
may
Unscrew
tile plastic
.................
a t O0 thpick.
cap
with
About optional accessories.
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You can change the door and lower access
panel appearance of your dishwasher by
ordering one of these optional accessories:
:_ 1/4" Wood Panel Trim Kit
These accessories are available at extra cost
(VISA, MasterCard or Discover cards accepted)
by calling 800.626.2002.
Specify accessory number when ordering.
:_3/4" Trimless Wood Panel Kit
Descriptionsof OptionalAccessories
Wood panel trim kit--This accessox_' contains
trim and instructionsfi,r you to supply and install
a 1/4"
thick
access
panel:
decorative
wood
GPF425B(Black)
GPF425W(White)
door
and
lower
GPF425C(Bisque)
NOTE."
The GPFIO0dishwasherdoor spring kit
Ill tlSt alSObe ordered and installed when the
door panel weighs 4 Ibs.or more.
Trimless wood panel kit--This accesser}
contains parts and instructionsfin-you to supply
and install a 3/4" thick decorative wood door
and lower access panel:
GPF475
NOTE:The GPFIO0dishwasherdoor spring kit
will be included with the trimless wood panel kit
and
IlltlSt
be installed
with
it.
About rack accessories.
Baby Bottle Holder
Part Number: WX69X200
Preventsmovementof baby bottles during the
dishwasher cycle
Snaps easily onto any dishwasher upper rack
Eliminateshand washing
For best results, the
Baby Bottle Holder
should be installed
Youcan order a package of 5 BabyBottle Holders,
at extra cost, by calling 800.626.2002,
orthrough the
Intemet at GEAppliances.com(Visa,MasterCard or
Discover cards accepted).
Fits all babybottles
on the upper rack
of the dishwashe_
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Before you call for service...
Troubleshooting -tips
Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or
visit GEAppliances.com.
You may not need to call for service.
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
Time too long between
touching of selected
pads
• Each pad must be touched within 30 seconds ot tile othe_.
touch any pad again, or unlock and relatch tile doox:
Controlpanel responded
to inputs, hut dishwasher
never filled with water
Door latch may not be
properly seated
• Call flw service.
Dishwasher
Fuse is blown,
circuit breaker
• Replace tuse or reset circuit breaker. Remove
fl'om tile circuit.
• T_T resetting tile START/RESETpad.
Controlpanel
lights go
off when you're setting
controls
won't run
Noise
or the
tripped
Some of the sounds
you'll hear are normal
any other
To relight,
appliances
• Soft food disposal shredding
action.
• Drain \:dye opening to pump water out.
• Timer control as cycle progresses.
• Detergent
cup opening.
• Tile motor stopping during tile drying
period.
• xAhmr draining out of tile till) immediately
START/RESETpad.
tile
Utensdls axe not secure
ha the rack or something
small has &copped into
the rack
• Make sure eve_Tthing
Motor
• Dishwasher
has not been used on a regular basis. If you do not use
wmr dishwasher otten, set it to fill and puln I) out once eve_ y week.
_Fhis will hel I) kee I) tile seal moist and tile garbage disposer clear.
hums
is secured
alter vou touch
in dishwasher:
Water standing in
the bottom of the tub
This is normal
• A small amount of clean water arotlnd
tile outlet on tile till) bottom
at tile back of tile tub keeps tile water seal hfl)ricated.
Water won'tpump
Drain is dogged
• If w_u have an air gap, clean
out of the tub
• Check to see if your kitchen
a l)lumbe_:
• If tile dishwasher
Suds in the tub
Stained tub interior
Dishes don't dry
_2
drains
it.
sink is draining
well. If not, you may need
into a (lispose_; run disposer
clear.
Correct detergent
wasn't used
• Use only automatic dishwasher
detergents
to avoid sudsing.
Cascade_, Cascade_ Complete and Electrasol®Atltoulatic Dishwashing
Detexgents
have been approved
t0r use in all GE dishwashex_.
• To remove suds ti'oul tile tub, open the dishwasher
and let stlds
e\_q)orate. Add 1 gallon of cold water to tile till). Close and latch tile
dishwasher: Pump out water by pressing tile START/RESETpad; then
immediately
press tile START/RESETpad again. Repeat if necessary.
Rinse agent
was spilled
• Mwavs wipe up rinse agent spills immediately:
Detergent with
colormat was used
• genie detergents
contain colorant (pigment
or dyes) that will discolor
the tub interior with extended
use. Check the detergent
cup tot signs
of any discoloration.
If cup is discolored,
change to detergent
without
any coh)rant. Cascade_, Cascade_ Complete and ElectrasoF Autolnatic
Dishwashing
Detergents
have been approved tot use in all
GE dishwashe_.
Some tomato-based
foods cma staka
• Use (ff tile RINSE ONLYcycle (on some models) atter adding tile dish
to the load can decrease' the level ot staining. GE recommends
Cascade_ Plastic BoosteF to hel I) remove these types of stains.
Low inlet water
• Make sure inlet water temperattu'e
temperature
• Select HI TEMP RINSE and/or
Rinse agent dispenser
is empty
• Check
tile
IJnse
agent
is correct.
HEATED DRY
dispensei:
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Problem
Possible Causes
What ToDo
Dishes and flatware
not clean
h_let water temperature
is bdow 120°F
• Raise the water heater
• Use HI TEMP WASH.
Water pressure is
temporarily low
•
Air gap is dogged
• Clean
Improper
rack loading
• Make sure large dishware
wash _1II11S,
Extremely
hard
Spotsand filming
onglassesand
flatware
Low
hllet
water
the
Improper
Old
TIIFU oU a taucet. Is water
('Oil/lug ()/It uloI'e slowly than usual? If so,
wait until l)ressure is iaolmal before using your dishwashei:
the air gap.
does not block file demrgent
dispenser
or file
2 Do not add detergent.
3 Select tile hmgest
loadhlg
or dmnp
to 120°F.
• Use aet-Drl_ or Cascade Rinse Aid _ rinse agent to remove spots and
prevent new fihn buildul).
• To remove stubborn spots and pre-existing fihn fl'om glassware:
t Remove all metal utensils fl'om the dishwasher:
water
temperature
Overloading
dishwasher
temperature
cycle.
4 Start tile dishwasher
and allow to mn fi)r 18 to 22 minutes.
Dishwasher will now be in tile main _v:lsl/.
powder
detergent
Rinse
agent
Open tile door and pour
bottom _fftile dishwasher:
dispenser
2 cups (500 ml) of white \inegm" into tile
empty
Too little
Cloudiness on
glassware
Yellow orhrown
on tub
film
Close tile door and allow to complete tile cycle. If vinegar rinse
(h)esn't work: Repeat as above, except u_ 1/4 cup (60 ml) of dtfic
acid crystals instead of vinegm:
detergent
Combination
of soft
water mid too much
detergent
• This is called etching and is pemmnent.
To prevent this from
hal)pening,
use less detergent
if um have soft water: Wash glassware
tile shortest cycle that will get them clean.
Water temperature
entering the dishwasher
exceeds 150°F
• I,ower
Tea or coffee
• Remove tile stain by hand,
3 cups wmm water:
stains
tile water heater
in
temperatm'e.
using a solution
of 1/2 cup bleach
and
A WARNING
Before cleaning
heating element
An overall yellow or
brown fihn can be
caused by iron
in water
Whitefilm on inside
surfaces
Haacd water
• A special
problem.
interim; wait at least 20 minutes after a cycle fin" tile
to cool down. Failm'e to (h) so can result in bm'ns.
filter in tile water SUl)ply line is tile
Contact
a water softener
company.
onh'
way to correct
this
deposits
minerals
• GE recommends
Jet-Dry _ or Cascade Rinse Aid _ to hel I) remove
some hard water mineral stains.
• For extreme staining, clean tile interior by applying dishwasher
detergent
to a damp sponge. _4'ear rubber gloves. Do not use Guy type
of cleaner other than those recommeuded
or hand dishwashing
(lete_gent because it may cause foaming or sudsing. Cascade s,
Cascades Complete and ElectrasoF Dishwashing Detergents haxe
been approved fin" use in ;111(;E dishwashe_.
Detergent left in
dispenser cups
Dishes axe blocking
detergent
cups
the
• ]lel)osifion
the dishes.
Steam
This is normal
• Steaul comes through tile veut bv tile door latch
when water is being i)umped out.
Black orgray
marks on dishes
Aluminum
utellsils have
rubbed against dishes
• Reulove
inarks with a mild, abrasive
dining
d_ying and
cleanen
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• Dmnage
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after
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