Model 1375 Quick Start Guide We know you’re excited about owning an ASKO dishwasher and you’re anxious to get started, so here’s a brief summary of the operation procedures. The page references in this Guide refer to the Use and Care Guide. To get the most out of your dishwasher’s features, we recommend that you read the Use and Care Guide. THE CONTR OL P ANEL CONTROL PANEL 1 6 2 Hi Lo 3 On 4 Rinse and hold Pots and pans Normal wash Light wash Rinse Plate warm Temp boost 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 Off Heated dry PROGRAMS AND OPTIONS To select a program, simply turn the control knob to the appropriate program number. Select Temp boost and Heat dry by pressing or releasing the buttons, as indicated on the control panel. Options Programs 1 Rinse and hold To rinse dishes that you plan to wash later that day. 2 Pots and pans For the heaviest soiled loads, such as pots, pans, casseroles, etc. 3 Normal wash For normally soiled loads, such as plates, glasses, bowls, and lightly soiled pans. 4 Light wash For lightly soiled loads that are washed immediately after use. This program is good for delicate items, such as fine china and crystal, but you should set the Temp boost to Low and the Heat dry to off. 5 Rinse This program rinses the dishes. Select Heated dry if you also want them heat dried. 6 Plate warm This program activates the heating element to warm the dishes. Temp boost If this button is set on Hi (released), the main wash and final rinse are heated to 140° F. If it is set on Low (depressed), the dishes are washed at the household hot water temperature. Heated dry Releasing this button activates the heating element for a short period after the final rinse to dry the dishes faster. CHANGING A PROGRAM If you decide to change the program after you have started the machine, simply turn the control knob to the desired program. The machine will drain so the new program will start with clean water. AMOUNT OF DISHWASHING DETERGENT TO USE We recommend that you use only unscented, granular automatic dishwashing detergent. Generally, one tablespoon of detergent is needed for a normal wash load. More heavily soiled items, however, may need more detergent. Also, the amount of detergent needed can vary due to differences in water hardness. The harder the water, the more detergent you may need. (See page 5.) In any case, you should never use more than three tablespoons of detergent. QUICK ST AR T PR OCEDURES STAR ART PROCEDURES Refer to this page in the Use & Care Guide. 1. Load the dishwasher. (There’s no need to pre-rinse. Simply scrape off large food particles before you load the dishware.) 3, 4 2. After you’ve pushed the baskets back inside the unit, manually rotate the upper and lower spray arms to be sure they turn freely. 3 3. Make sure there is rinse aid in the dispenser. Add rinse aid, if needed. 5, 6 4. Add automatic dishwashing detergent and close the dispenser cover. (See “Amount of Dishwashing Detergent to Use” on the other side of this Quick Start Guide.) 4, 5 5. Close the door securely. 6. Set the Temp boost and Heated dry options as desired. 7. Turn the control knob to the desired program. The dishwasher will start. ENER GY SA VING TIPS ENERGY SAVING ♦ Don’t pre-rinse. Simply scrape off large food particles before you load the dishes. ♦ Wash only full loads. ♦ Don’t use the high wash temperature for lightly soiled dishes. ♦ Avoid using Heat dry. (You can speed up the drying process by opening the door slightly to release the moist air.) COMMONL Y ASKED Q UESTIONS COMMONLY QUESTIONS ANSWERS 1) Where do I put the prewash detergent? 1) The prewash detergent goes in the small compartment between the main wash detergent compartment and the rinse aid dispenser. (See page 4.) 2) Where do I put the rinse aid? 2) The rinse aid goes into the rinse aid dispenser. (See page 5.) 3) Why does my dishwasher run so long? 3) If the temperature of the water entering your dishwasher is below 120°, the dishwasher runs longer because it heats the water to the proper temperature for the program selected. Raising your water heater setting may help shorten the cycle times. If this doesn’t resolve the problem, call the ASKO Advisory Center. 4) Why am I getting a white film on my dishes? 4) You may be using too much detergent or washing your dishes in water that is too hot. Try using less detergent and a lower temperature setting. (See pages 5 and 8.) 5) Why is there always water left in the bottom of my machine? 5) It’s normal to have some water left in the sump area near the drain. If the water fills more than the drain area, see page 9 for possible solutions. Refer to your Use and Care Guide for additional information.