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ge . com Safety Instructions . . . . . . 2 , s EDW4000 Series Operating Instructions Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 EDWSO00 Series Control Panel and Settings . . . 4 - 7 EDW6000 Series Loading Place Settings . . . . . . . . 11 GHDA400 Series Loading the Racks . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 GHDA600 Series Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . 11 GLD4000 Series Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . 8 , 9 GLDSO00 Series Troubleshooting Tips . . 13 , 14 GLD6000 Series HLD4000 Series Consumer Support Consumer Support . . . . . Back Cover Warrants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1S Write the model and serial numbers here : Model # Serial # Youcan find them on the tub wall just inside the door 49 - 55031 03 - 07JR 165D4 700P350
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION . READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING - - SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS WARNING ! For your safety , the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion , electric shock , and to prevent property damage , personal in ] ur 9 , or death , _ tls A WARNING ! WATERHEATERSAFETY f _ , , J ' , _ " _ Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced in o water heater that has not been used for two weeks or more . HYDROGEN GAS IS EXPLOSIVE . Ifthe hot water has not been used for two weeks or more , prevent the possibility of damage or injurg bgturning on all hot water faucets and allow them to run for several minutes . Do this before using ang electrical appliance which is connected to the hot water sgstem . Thissimple procedure will allow ang built - up hgdrogen gas to escape . Sincethe gas is flammable , do not smoke or use an open flame or appliance during this process . PROPER INSTALLATIONAND MAINTENANCE This dishwasher must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used . If you did not receive on Installation Instructions sheet with % your dishwasher , you con receive one bg visiting our website at ge . com . • Connect to a grounded metal , permanent wiring • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part sgstem ; or run an equipment - grounding of your dishwasher unlessit is specifically conductor with the circuit conductors and recommended in this manual . All other servicing connect to the equipment - grounding terminal should be referred to a qualified technician . or lead of the appliance . • To minimize the possibility of electric shock , • Improper connection of the equipment - grounding disconnect this appliance from the power supply conductor can result in a risk of electric shock . before attempting any maintenance . Check with a qualified electrician or service NOTE : Turning the dishwasher off does not representative if you are in doubt whether the disconnect the appliance from the power supply . appliance is properly grounded . We recommend having o qualified technician • Disposeof discarded appliances and shipping serviceyour appliance . or packing material properly . A CAUTION : To prevent minor injurg or propertg damage • Non - Dishware Items : Do not wash items such • Contentswashed in Anti - bacterial mode , if as electronic air cleaner filters , furnace filters and available , may be hot to the touch . Usecare before handling . paint brushes in your dishwasher . Damage to dishwasher and discoloration or staining of • Usinga detergent that is dishwasher may result . not specifically designeduse for dishwashers will ca • Closesupervision is necessary if this appliance the dishwasher to fill with is used by or near children . suds . • Load light , plastic items so they will not • If your dishwasher is connected to a become dislodged and drop to the bottom wall switch , ensure that the switch is of the dishwasher - they might come into on prior to use . contact with the heating element and be damaged . • Ondishwashers with electronic controls , if you choose to turn the switch off between wash cycles , allow 5 - 10 seconds after tuming the switch on before touching START / RESEtoT allow the control to reboot .
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ge . com . t _ WARNING ! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSAL OF THE DISHWASHER Junked or abandoned dishwashers are dangerous . . . even if they will sit for ' _ justa few days . " If you are getting rid of your old dishwasher , please follow the instructions below to help prevent accidents . Before You Throw Away Your Old Dishwasher : mTake off the door of the washing compartment or remove the door latch keeper ( as shown ) . Door latch keeper When using your dishwasher , follow basic precautions , WARNING ! including the following : • Usethis appliance only for its intended purpose • Do not operate your dishwasher unless all as described in this Owner's Manual . enclosure panels are properly in place . • Useonly powder , tabs , liquid detergents or rinse • Do not tamper with controls . agents recommended for use in a dishwasher and • Do not abuse , sit on or stand on the door or dish keep them out of the reach of children . Cascade @ , rack of the dishwasher ` Cascade @ Complete and Electrasol @ Automatic • Do not allow children to play around dishwasher Dishwashing Deter _ nts , and Jet - Dr & l @ and when opening or closing door due to the possibility Cascade RinseAidw rinse agents have been of small fingers being pinched in door . approved for use in all GEdishwashers . • Do not discard a dishwasher without first removing • Locate sharp items so that they are not likely the door of the washing compartment . to damage the door seal . • Do not store or use combustible materials , gasoline • Load sharp knives with the handles upto reduce or other flammable vapors and liquids in the the risk of cut - type injuries . vicinity of this or any other appliance . • Do not wash plastic items unless marked • Do not allow children to play with , on or inside this dishwasher safe or the equivalent . For plastic appliance or any discarded appliance . items not so marked , check the manufacturer's recommendations . • Do not touch the heating element during or immediately after use . READAND FOLLOW THIS SAFETYINFORMATION CAREFULLY . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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About the dishwasher control panel . CFomr odelswith sensor : EDWGO00Series , GHDA600 Series , GLD6000 Series ) You can locate gout model number on the tub wall just inside the doon Throughout this manual , features and appearance nag varg from gour model . D El Ell Im ControlSettings O Status Indicator Lights TheStatusdisplaytellsyou what'shappeningwhilethe dishwasherisin operationand mayflash , indicatinga malfunction ( seepage8 ) . ThelightswillcomeONindicatingthesequenceof operationthe dishwasherisin . SENSING Displayedwhilethe sensoris measuringthe amountof soilandtemperatureof wate _ ( onsomemodels ) Thedishwasherwill adjusttheselectedcycleto achieveoptimalperformance . WASHING Displayedduringprewashandmainwashperiods . ( onsomemodels ) RINSING Displayedduringrinseperiods . ( onsomemodels ) DRYING DisplayedduringHEATEDDR ' / . ( onsomemodels ) SANITIZED Displayedwhencyclehasmetsonitizationconditions . LightremainsONuntildoorisopened . CLEAN Displayedwhen awashcycleiscomplete . ThelightstaysONasa reminderthat the dishesare cleanuntilthedooris relatchedor untilanothercycleisselected . _ Time Remaining Display Ionsomemodels ) Duringoperation , the displayshowsthe minutesremaininguntilthecycleis complete . Thedisplaymayadjustthe remainingtimewhilethe sensinglight ison . Thetime displayedat the start of eachcyclemaychangefromthe factorysettingasthe unitcustomizesitselfto homeuse . Duringa delaystart , the displaywillshowhoursof time remaininguntilthe cyclestarts . D Cycles Thelightabovethe selectedpadwill beONto indicatewhichcyclehasbeenselected . Thisdishwasheris equippedwith a dirt andtemperaturesensor . Cyclelengthandtimewill varydependingonthe soillevelandtemperature . ANTI - BACTERIA Heavy8 . 5gal . , 84 min . or SANI WASH Medium7 . 3gal . , 78min . Light6 . 1gal . , 75 min . Thiscycle raisesthe watertemperatureinthe finalrinseto sanitizeyour dishwareT . hecycle lengthwillvary dependingonthe temperatureof your inletware [ NOTET : heAnti - Bacteriacycleismonitoredfor sanitizationrequirementsI . fthe cycleis interruptedduringor alter the mainwashportionor ifthe incomingwatertemperatureisso low that adequatewaterheatingcannotbeachievedt , he sanitizingconditionsmaynot bemet . In thesecases , the sanitizedlightwillnot illuminateat the endofthe cycle . NOTEN : SFcertifiedresidentiadl ishwashers ( ] renotintendedfor licensedfoodestablishments . POTS Heavy10 . 9gal . , 102min . & PANS Medium8 . 5gal . , 78min . Light 7.3gal . , 73 min . Thiscycle ismeantfor heavilysoileddishesorcookwarewithdried - onor baked - onsoils . Everydaydishes ( ] resafeto beusedinthiscycle . NORMALWASH Heavy 8.5gal . , 65 min . Medium 7.3 gal . , 60 min . Light 4.9 gal . , 49 min . 4 Thiscycle is for medium / heavily soiled dishes and glassware .
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ge . com SPEEDCYCLE 7.3gal . , 35min . or Thiscycle isfor evergdagdishesandglassware . SPEEDWASH ( onsomemodels ) CHINACRYSTAL 7.3gal . , 48 min . ( onsomemodels ) Thiscycle isfor lightlysoiledchinaandcrystal . RINSEONLY 2.5gal . , 12min . Forrinsingpartialloadsthat willbewashedlater . Donot usedetergentwiththiscycle . NOTEO : nlytheAnti - Bacteriacyclehasbeendesignedto meetthe requirementsof Section6 , NSF184for soilremovalandsanitizationefficacy . _ Options Thelightabovethe selectedpadwill beONto indicatewhichoptionhasbeenselected . PRESCRUB Forusewithheavilysoiledand / ordried - on , baked - onsoils . ThisoptionMUSTbeselectedPRIORto ( onsomemodels ) startingthe cycle . Thisoptionadds16minutesto thecycletime . NOTEC : annotbeselectedwith RINSEONLYcycle . HEATEDDRY Shutsoff the dryingheatoption . Dishesairdry naturallyand energyissaved . Forfasterairdry , LightOFF youcan propthe dooropenafterthe CLEANlight illuminates . HEATEDDRY Turnsthe heateronfor fast drying . Thiswillextendthetotal runtimebg8 minutesforthe SPEED LightON CYCLE3 , 8minutesfor NORMALand POTS / PANaSn , d30minutesfor allothercycles . NOTEC : annotbeselectedwithRINSEONLYcycle . LOCK Youcanlockthe controlsto preventanyselectionsfrombeingmade . Oryou canloci < the controls afteryou havestarteda cycle . Childrencannotaccidentallystartdishwasherby touchingpadswiththisoptionselected . To LOCKthe dishwashercontrol , touchandholdthe HEATEDDRYpadfor 3secondsT . helight belowtheHEATEDDRYpadwillturn on . ToUNLOCKthe dishwashercontrol , touchandholdthe HEATEDDRYpadfor 3 secondsT . heLOCKlightwillturn off . ADDED Whenselectedt , he cyclewillrun longerwiththe heatingelementonto improvebothwashand HEAT dry performanceN . OTEC : annotbeselectedwith RINSEONLYcycle . DELAYHOURS Youcandelaythe start ofa washcyclefor upto 9 hours . Touchthe DELAYHOURSpadto choose the numberof hoursyou wantto delaythe start of the cycle ; thentouchSTART / RESoEnTetime . Thedishwashewr ill countdownandstart automaticallyat the correcttime . Touching START / RESEaTsecondtime will cancelthe DELAYSTARTselection . RESET Tochangea cgcleafterwashingstarts , touchthe START / RESEpaTdto cancelthe cgcle . The START / RESEligThtwillflashwhilethe wateris pumpedout if neededT . histakesapproximately 90 secondsW . henthe lightstopsflashing , the dishwashercan bereprogrammedand restarted . _ t Start Closeand latchthe dishwasherdoorandselectthe cycleanddesiredenhancementsT . ouchthe START / RESEpaTd onceto beginthe cycle . Waterbeginsto fillthe dishwashera , ndapproximately60secondslaterthe washaction begins . TouchingtheSTART / RESEpaTda secondtimewillcancelthe cycleandcausethewaterto drainout . Thiswill takeapproximately2 minutes . NOTET : hedishwasherremembersyour lastcgcleso goudon'thaveto reprogrameachtime . Whenthe dishwasher doorisfullyclosedt , he controlpanellightswill displaythe lastsettingsyou selected . If youdon'twantto changeany of the settingss , implytouchthe START / RESEpaTdonceto beginthecycle . Ifthe doorisclosedt , he indicatorlightswillturn off ifthe START / RESEpaTdisnot pressedwithintwo minutes . Toactivatethe display , openandclosethe doorortouchany pad . Also , if a powerfailureoccurs , NORMALandHEATEDDRYwillautomaticallybeprogrammed .
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About the dishwasher control panel . C omrodewlsithooustensor : EDW4000Series , EDWSO00Series , GHDA400Series , GLD4000Series , GLD5000Seriesand HLD4000Series ) You can locate your model number on the tub wall just inside the doon Throughout this manual , features and appearance may vary from your model . ! ! e SANITIZ _ O _ / iJOptions _ ? _ / . " • Cycles It . Jf - h _ . . . . ii ® 2 4 8 WASH NORMAL _ TART " DELAY " / ME " dEa00 ( AS . o ] , N II - irt Control Settings H Status Indicator Lights The Status display tells Uou what's happening while the dishwasher is in operation and mau flash , indicating a malfunction ( see page 8 ) . The lights will come ON indicating the sequence of operation the dishwasher is in . SANITIZED Disploued when cycle has met sanitization conditions . Light remains ON until ( on some door is opened . models ) CLEAN Displayed when a wash cycle is complete . The light stays ON as a reminder that ( onsome the dishes are clean until the door is opened or until another cycle is selected . models ) Cycles m The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which cf / cle has been selected . SANI WASH 7.3 gal . , 97 min . ( on some This cycle raises the water temperature in the final rinse to sanitize your dishware . models ) The cycle length will va % depending on the temperature of your inlet water . NOTE : The SANI - WASH cycle is monitored for sanitization requirements , If the cycle is interrupted during or after the main wash portion or if the incoming water temperature is so low that adequate water heating cannot be achieved , the sanitizing conditions may not be met , In these cases , the sanitized light will not illuminate at the end of the cycle . NOTE : NSF certified residential dishwashers are not intended for licensed food establishments . POTS & PANS 8.5 gal . , 89 min . or HEAVV This cycle is meant for heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried - on or baked - WASH on soils . Everuday dishes are safe to be used in this cucle . NORMALWASH 5.9 gal . , 56 min . This cycle is for medium / heavily soiled dishes and glassware . LIGHT WASH 6.1 gal . , 36 min . ( on some This cycle is for everyday dishes and glassware . models ) CHINA CRYSTAL 6.1 gal . , 39 min . ( on some This cycle is for lightly soiled china and crystal . models ) RINSE ONLY 1.2 gal . , 6 min . For rinsing partial loads that will be washed laten Do not use detergent with this cycle . NOTE : Only the SANI - WASH cycle has been designed to meet the requirements of Section 6 , 6 NSF 184 for soil removal and sanitization efficacy .
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ge . com _ l Options The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which OPTION has been selected . HOT START For use with heavily soiled and / or dried - on , baked - on soils . This option MUST be ( on some selected PRIORto starting the cycle . This option will improve both wash and dry models ) performance . This option adds 20 minutes to the cycle time . NOTE : Cannot be selected with RINSEONLY cycle . HEATEDDRY Shuts off the drying heat option . Dishes air dry naturally and energy is saved . Light OFF For faster air dry you can prop the door open after the CLEAN light illuminates . HEATEDDRY Turns the heater on for fast drying . This will extend the total run time by B8 minutes . Light ON NOTE : Cannot be selected with RINSE ONLY cycle . LOCK Youcan lock the controls to prevent any selections from being mode . Or you con lock the controls after you have started a cycle . ( on some Children cannot occidentally start dishwasher by touching pads with this option selected . models ) ToLOCKthe dishwashercontrol , touchandholdthe HEATEDDRYpadfor 3 secondsT . helightbelow the HEATEDDRYpadwillturn on . ToUNLOCKthe dishwashercontrol , touchand holdthe HEATED DRYpadfor 3secondsT . heLOCKlightwill turn off . HOT WASH When selected , the cycle will run longer with the heating element on to improve both wash and dry performance . NOTE : Cannot be selected with RINSE ONLY cycle . DELAY HOURS You can delay the start of a wash cycle for 2 , 4 or 8 hours { delay time options may vary by model ) . Touch the DELAY HOURS pad to choose the number of hours you want to delay the start of the cycle ; then touch START / RESET one time . The dishwasher will count down and start automatically at the correct time . Touching START / RESETa second time will cancel the DELAY START selection . RESET To change a cycle offer washing starts , touch the START / RESETpod to cancel the cycle . The START / RESETlight will flash while the water is pumped out if needed . This tokes approximately 90 seconds . When the light stops flashing , the dishwasher can be reprogrammed and restarted . Start Close and latch the dishwasher door and select the cycle and desired enhancements . Touch the START / RESETpad once to begin the cycle . Water begins to fill the dishwasher , and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins . Touching the START / RESETpad a second time will cancel the cycle and cause the water to drain out . This will take approximately 2 minutes . NOTE : The dishwasher remembers your last cycle so you don't have to reprogram each time . When the dishwasher door is fully closed , the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected . If you don't want to change any of the settings , simply touch the START / RESETpad once to begin the cycle . If the door is closed , the indicator lights will turn off if the START / RESETpad is not pressed within two minutes . To activate the display , open and close the door or touch any pad . Also , if a power failure occurs , NORMAL and HEATEDDRYwill automatically be programmed .
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Using the dishwasher . Check the Water Temperature The entering water should be at least 120 ° F Turn on the hot water faucet nearest the and not more than 150 ° F , for effective cleaning dishwasher , place the thermometer in a glass and to prevent dish damage . Check the water and let the water run continuouslg into the temperature with a candg or meat thermometer , glass until the temperature stops rising . Use Jet - Dr _ j ® or Cascade Cr _ jstal Clear ® RinseAgent Jet - Dry * or Cascade Crystal Clear _ ° r _ inse agents remove spots and prevent new film buildup on gour dishes , glasses , flatware , cookware and plastic . Filling the Dispenser The rinse agent dispenser holds 100 ml ( 3.5 fl . oz . ) of rinse agent . Under normal conditions , this will last approximatelg one month . Trg to keep it full , but do not overfill . [ ] IViakesure the dishwasher door is fullg open . F ] Turn the dispenser cap to the left and lift it out . r _ Add rinse agent until the indicator window looks full . Indicator r _ Clean up ang spilled rinse agent with a damp cloth . window Dispensercop E _ Replace the dispenser cap . Rinse Aid Setting The amount of rinse agent released into the final wash can be adjusted . The factorg setting is at the midpoint . If there are rings of calcium ( hard water ) spots on dishes , trg a higher setting . If gou see foam in the dishwasher , move the indicator to a lower setting . To adjust the setting adjuster Remove the dispenser cap ; then turn the adjuster counterclockwise to increase the amount of rinse agent , clockwise to reduce the amount of rinse agent . Dish Preparation Prior to Loading • No pre - rinsing of normal food soil is required . • Remove leafg vegetables , meat trimmings and excessive amounts of grease or oil . • Scrape off hard soils , including bones , • Remove acidic food soils that can discolor toothpicks , skins and seeds . stainless steel . • Remove large quantities of ang remaining food .
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Using the dishwasher , gecom Proper Use of Detergent Use onl U detergent specificall U made for use Medium Medium Extremely in dishwashers . Cascade + _ and Electrosol + > Soft Soft Hard Hard approved for use in all GE dishwashers . Keep uour detergent fresh and dru . Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until Uou're read U to wash dishes . The amount of detergent to use depends on H MAIWNASH Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been _ _ < _ " whether uour water is hard or soft . With hard \ water , you need extra detergent . With soft water , Uou need less detergent . For heovilg - soiled loads , use the Pots and Pans or Protect uour dishes and dishwasher bu Hearst Wash cgcle and odd o little extra detergent . contacting uour water department and asking how hard uour water is . Twelve or more grains DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT is extremel U hard water . A water softener is recommended . Without it , lime can build up in the water valve , which could stick while open and cause flooding . Too much detergent with soft water can cause a permanent cloudiness of glassware , called etching . Use the information in the table below as a guideline to determine the amount of automatic dishwasher detergent to place in the dispenser . Number of Groins Detergent Cups to Fill Less than 4 Fill cup to first line NOTE : Usinga detergent that is not specifically 4 to 8 Fill cup to second line designed for dishwashers will causethe dishwasher to fill with suds . During operation , these sudswill spill 8 to 12 Fill main wash cup out of the dishwasher vents , coveringthe kitchen Greater Fill both Main Wash and floor and making the floor wet . than 12 Pre Wash cup Becauseso many detergent containers look alike , store the dishwasher detergent in a separate space from all other cleaners . Show angone who may use the dishwasher the correct detergent and where it is stored . While there will be no lasting damage to the dishwasher , gour disheswill not get clean using a dishwashing detergent that is not formulated to work with dishwashers . Forget to Add o Dish ? A forgotten dish can be added any time before [ ] Add forgotten dishes . the main wash . [ ] Close the door . r _ Squeeze the door latch to release the door . r ' _ Do not open the door until the water spray action stops . Steam mag rise out of the dishwasher .
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Loading the dishwasher racks . For best dishwashing results , follow these loading guidelines . Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model . Upper Rack Althoughthe upperrackisfor glassesc , upsand Securelargerdishwasher - safpelasticsover2tines saucers , potsandpanscanbe placedinthisrack whenpossible . for effectivecleaning . Cupsandglassesfit best Hakesuresmallplasticitemsaresecuresothey alongthe sidesT . hisisalsoasecureplacefor can'tfallontothe heate _ dishwasher - safeplastics . Besurethatitemsdonotprotrudethroughof Theutilityshdf ( onsomemodelsm ) ag beplacedin thebottomof therackandblockrotation the the upordown positionto addflexibilitgA . wine middlesprayarm . Thiscouldresultinpoorwash glossholder ( onsomemodels ) secureswine performanceforitemsintheupperrack . glassesfor bestwashabilitgB . ecausewineglasses Check to make comeinvarioussizesa , fterloading , slowlgpush sure that no items inthe rackto makesurethegwill clearthetop of will block rotation thedishwasher . of the wash arms . Theupperrackisgoodfor allkindsof odd - shaped utensilsS . aucepansm , ixingbowlsandotheritems shouldbeplacedfacedown . Fold - downtines ( on somemodels ) provideflexibilitgfor extra - largeand hard - to - fititems . Lower Rack Fold - downtines ( onsomemodels ) provide Thelowerrackis bestusedfor plates , saucersand flexibilitgfor extra - largeand hard - to - fititems . The cookware . Largeitemssuchas broilerpansand tinesmag beleftinthe uppositionorfoldeddown bakingracksshouldgo alongthe left - handside . to customizethe lowerrack . Loadplatters , potsandbowlsalongthe sides , sin cornersor inthe back . Thesoiledsideof item . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . O . . . o . . n . . o . . t . . le . . t . . a . . n . . y . . . i . t . e . . m . . . . . . . . shouldfacethe centerof the rack . Ifnecessarg , extendthrough vtheerware oversizedglassesandmugscan beplacedinthe bottom of the sil lowerrackto maximizeloadingflexibilitg . basket . Itemsthat extendthrough the rack Also , becarefulnotto let a portionof an itemsuch couldpreventthe spray asa pot or dishhandleextendthroughthe bottom rack . Thiscouldblockthe washarm andcause arm fromturning and causepoor wash poorwashingresults . performance . Single basket Ion some models ) Silverware Basket Thelidsof bothendandmiddlebaskets Toloadflatware , simplgpushthe adjustable ( onsomemodels ) canbeclosedto containsmall handleto eitherside ( onsomemodels ) P . ut flatwareinthe removablebasketwithfork and items . Longitemscanbeplacedonthe utilitgshelf inthe upperrack . knifehandlesupto protectgourhands . Place spoonsinthe basketwith handlesdown . Hix knives , forksandspoonssotheg don'tnest One - piece basket Ion some models ) basket ( onsome together . Distributeevenlg . Smallplasticitems , models ) can hold _ . suchas measuringspoonsandlidsfrom small The accessor _ l _ . small items such _ iq , _ , _ . q _ containersshouldgointhe bottom ofthe as : babg bottle silverwarebasketwiththe silverwareontop . Theone - piecesilverwarebasket ( onsomemodels ) corn cob holders , etc . Three - piece basket ( on some models ) canbe placedinthefront , rightsideorbackof the nipples , plastic lids _ lowerrack . Avarietgof optionsis availableregardingthe three - piecesilverwarebasket ( onsomemodels ) in gourdishwashenThecompletebasketis designedto fit onthe rightsideof the lowerrack . Additionallge , achendof the basketisremovable to addloadingflexibilitgto accommodateflatware andlowerrackcapacitgneeds . To remove end baskets , grasp the basket at opposite corners and slide apart . 10
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Loading place settings . . , ge . com Follow these guidelines for loading 10 place settings . Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets mag varg from gour model . Upper Rack - - lO place settings Lower Rack - - lO place settings Lower Rack - - lO place settings Follow these guidelines for loading 12 place settings . Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets mag vorg from gour model . V Upper Rack - - 12 place settings Lower Rack - - 12 place settings accessories . Optional You can change the appearance of gour Non - wood countertop bracket kit - - This is for dishwasher bg adding a custom panel trim kit . installations which have non - wood countertops and includes side - mounting brackets and Wood panel trim kit - - This accessorg contains instructions for securing the dishwasher . trim and instructions for gou to supplg and install • GPF65 a 1 / 4 " thick decorative wood door : • GPF525B ( Black ) These accessories are available at extra cost from • GPF525W ( White ) GE . Coil 800.626.2002 to order . Visa , Hastercord • GPF525C ( Bisque ) or Discover cords ore accepted . Specif _ ] accessoq ] number when ordering . Trimless wood panel kit - - This accessorg contains parts and instructions for gou to supplg and install a 3 / 4 " thick decorative wood door : • GPF575 ll
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Caring for the dishwasher . Cleaning the Door Panel Stainless Steel Door Panel ( model Before cleaning the front panel , make sure gou know what tgpe of panel gou have . numbers ending in SS ) Referto the last two letters of gour model The stainless steel panels can be cleaned number . You can locate gour model with Stainless Steel Hagic or a similar number on the left - hand tub wall just product using a clean , soft cloth . Do not inside the door . If gour model number ends use appliance wax , polish , bleach or with BB , WW , CC , SAor BG , then gou have products containing chlorine on Stainless a Painted Door panel . If gour model Steel doors . number ends with SS , then gou have a You can order Stainless Steel Hagic Stainless Steel Door panel . If gour model # WXlOX15 through GEParts bg calling number ends with CS , then gou have a 800.626.2002 . CleanSteel Door panel . CleanSteel Door Panel ( model numbers Follow the instructions below for cleaning ending in CS ) the door panel for gour specific model . Use a clean , soft , lightlg dampened cloth , Painted Door Panel ( model numbers then drg thoroughlg . Do not use appliance ending in BB - black , WW - white , CC - bisque , wax , polish or ang chemical agent on SA - silver metallic , BG - graphite metallic or CleanSteel doors . GS - silver ) Do not wipe the dishwasher with a soiled Use a clean , soft , lightlg dampened cloth , dish cloth or wet towel . Thesemay leave then drg thoroughlg . You mag also use a a residue . Do not use scouring pads or good appliance wax or polish . powdered cleaners because these products can scratch the finish . Cleaning the Control Panel To clean the control panel , use a lightly dampened cloth . Then drg thoroughlg . Protect Against Freezing If gour dishwasher is left in an unheated [ ' _ 1 Drain water from the water inlet line place during the winter , ask a service and water valve . ( Use a pan to catch technician to : the water . ) [ 3 _ ] Cut off electrical power to the [ _ 3 Reconnect the water inlet line to the water valve . dishwasher . Remove fuses or trip circuit breaker . Turn off the water supplg and disconnect the water inlet line from the water valve . Does Your Dishwasher Have an Air Gap ? Air gap An air gap protects gour dishwasher The air gap is easy to clean . against water backing up into it if a drain [ ] Turn off the dishwasher and lift off the clogs . The air gap is not a part of the cover dishwasher . It is not covered bg gour warrantg . Not all plumbing codes require Remove the plastic cap and clean with [ - 2 ] a toothpick . air gaps , so gou mag not have one . Checkthe airgap anbJtime Four dishwasher isn't draining well . 12
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Before you call for service . . , gecom Save time and money ! Review the charts on the following pages , or visit ge . com . You may not need to call for service . _ , _ roubleshooting Tips Error Messages Possible Causes What To Do START / RESEsTtatus Youhove pressedthe • Pressthe START / RESpEaTdonlgwhengouwantto restartthe indicator light flashing START / RESEpTod while the dishwasher . dishwasher is running . This will cancel the cgcle . The light will stop flashing after the dishwasher drains ( about 90 seconds ) . Dishwasher BEEPS This is o reminder that gour • Closeand latchthe doorafteropeningit mid - cgcle . dishwasher door has been left once every 30 seconds open during operation . It will continue beeping until gou close the door . Problem Passible Causes What To Do Dishesandflatware Lowinlet water temperature * Hakesureinletwatertemperatureis correct ( seepage8 ) . Turnon not clean the hot waterfaucet nearestthe dishwasherl , et rununtilthe water temperaturestopsrising . Thenstart thedishwasherandturn off thefaucet . Thisinsuresthe enteringwaterishot . Water pressureis temporarilg low * Turnon afaucet . Iswatercomingout moreslowlUthan usual ? Ifso , waituntilpressureisnormalbeforeusinggourdishwasher Airgap or disposerisclogged • Cleanthe airgap orflushthe disposer . Improperrackloading • Hakesurelargedishwaredoesnot blockthe detergentdispenser orthe washarms . Seethe Loadingthedishwasherrackssection . No air gapor highdrain loop • Verifgthat gouhaveanair gapora highdrainloop . Referto the InstallationInstructions . Spotsandfilming Extremelghardwater • UseJet - Dry ® orCascadeCrystalClear ® rinseagentsto removespotsand onglassesand Low inlet water temperature preventnewfilm buildup . flatware Overloadingthe dishwasher • Toremovestubbornspotsand pre - existingfilmfrom glassware : Improperloading 1 Removeall metalutensilsfromthe dishwasher Oldor damp powderdetergent 2 Donot adddetergent . Rinseagent dispenseremptg 3 Selectthe POTS & PANSor HEAWWASHcgcle . Toolittle detergent 4 Startthe dishwasherandallowto runfor 18to 22minutes.Dishwasher will nowbeinthemainwash . 5 Openthe doorandpour2cups ( 500ml ) of whitevinegarintothe bottomof the dishwasher . 6 Closethe doorandallowto completethe cgcle . Ifvinegarrinsedoesn't work : Repeatasabove , exceptuse1 / 4cup ( 60ml ) of citricacidcrgstals insteadof vinegar . Cloudinesson Combinationof soft water and • Thisiscalledetchingandis permanentT . opreventthisfrom happening , glassware too muchdetergent uselessdetergentif youhavesoftwater . Washglasswareinthe shortest cgclethatwill getthemclean . Water temperatureentering • Thiscouldbeetching . Lowerthe waterheatertemperature . the dishwasherexceeds150 ° F Sudsin the tub Wrong detergent • Useonlgautomaticdishwasherdetergentsto avoidsudsing . Cascade ® andElectrasoPAutomaticDishwashingDetergents • Toremovesudsfromthe tub , openthe dishwasherandlet sudsdissipateC . loseandlatchthe dishwasherPumpoutwater _ _ _ havebeenapprovedfor useinallGEdishwashers . bgtouchingthe START / RESEpaTdonce ; then 30secondslater , touchthe START / RESEpaTdagain . Repeatif necessarg . Rinseagent wasspilled • Alwagswipeup rinseagentspillsimmediatelg . 15
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Beforegou callfor service . . . Problem Possible Causes What To Do Detergent left in Dishesare blocking the • Repositionthe dishes , so the water from the lowersprag arm can dispensercups detergent cup flush the detergentcup . Seethe Loadingthe dishwashersection . Aluminumutensilshave • Removemarkswitha mild , abrasivecleanen Blackor gray marks ondishes rubbedagainstdishes Dishesdon'tdry Lowinlet water temperature • Hakesureinletwatertemperatureisat least120oR • SelectHEATEDDRY . • UseHOTSTARHT , OTWASHorADDEDHEAToptions . • Selecta highercgcle , suchasANTI - BACTERSIAA , NIWASHP , OTS & PANS or HEAWWASH . Rinseagent dispenseris emptg • Checkthe rinseagentdispensear ndfill as required . Controplanel responded Doorlatch mag not beproperlg • Makesurethedoorisfirmlgclosed . seated to inputsbut dishwasher never filledwith water Water valvemag beturned off Hakesurewatervalve ( usuallglocatedunderthe sink ) isturnedon . Stained tub interior Sometomato - basedfoodscan Useofthe RINSEONLYcgcleafteraddingthe dishto the load causereddishstains candecreasethe levelof staining . GErecommendsCascade ® PlasticBoasterto helpremovethesetcjpesof stains . Tea or coffee stains Removethe stainbghand , usinga solutionof 1 / 2cup bleach and3 cupswarmwaten WARNING Beforecleaninginterior , waitat least20minutesaftera cgclefor the heatingelementsto cooldown . Failureto dosocan resultin burns . Anoverallgellowor brownfilmcan • Aspeciafllter inthe watersupplglineisthe onlgwagto correct becausedbgirondepositsinwater this problem . Contacta watersoftenercompang . White film oninsidesurface - • GErecommends Jet - Dry ® or Cascade Crystal Clear _ to help hardwater minerals prevent hard water mineral deposits from forming . Rundishwasherwith citricacidto removemineraldeposits . Citricacid ( Partnumber : WDSSX151c ) an beorderedthroughGEParts . Seeback coverfor orderinginformation . Dishwasher won't run Fuseis blownor circuitbreaker • ReplacefuseorresetcircuitbreakerR . emoveangotherappliancesfrom the circuit . is tripped Poweristurned off • Insomeinstallationst , he powerto the dishwasheris providedthrougha wallswitch , oftenlocatednextto the disposerswitch . Hakesureit is on . Controlpanelis locked • Unlockcontrolpanel . Seepage5or 7 . Reboot gour control • Turnoff powerto the dishwasher ( circuitbreakerorwall switch ) for 30secondst ; henturn backon . Control panel lights Time too long between • Eachpad must betouched within 30 secondsof the others . go off when you're touching of selected pads To relight , touch ang pad again , or unlockand relatch door . setting controls This is normal • Asmall amount of clean water aroundthe outlet on the tub Water standing ine the bottom of th tub bottom at the backof the tub keepsthe water seal lubricated . Drainis clogged • If gouhaveanair gap , cleanit . Seepage12 . Water won't pump out of the tub • Ifthedishwasherdrainsintoadisposer , rundisposerclear . • Checkto seeif gourkitchensinkisdrainingwell . If not , gou mag needa plumben Steam Thisis normal • Warm , moistaircomesthroughthevent bgthe doorlatchduringdrging andwhenwateris beingpumpedout . Thisisnecessargfor drging . Sanitized light does Thedoorwasopenedand the • Donot interruptthe cgcleangtimeduringoraftermainwash . not illuminate at the cgclewasinterrupted during end of the cgde or after the main washportion ( Anti - Bacteria Theincomingwater Raisethe water heater temperature to between 120 ° F and 140 ° E cycleonly ) temperature wastoo low Noise Normal operating sounds • Detergentcup opening . • Waterentering dishwasher . • The motor stops and starts at varioustimes during the cgcle . • Drain pump soundsdurinqthe pump out . Rattling disheswhen the sprag • Hake suredishesare properlgloaded . Seethe Loadingthe dishwasherrackssection . 14 arm rotates
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GE Dishwasher Warrants . All warranty serviceprovided by our Factory ServiceCenters , Staple your receipt here . or an authorized CustomerCare _ technician . Toschedule Proof of the original purchase date is needed to obtain service service , on - line , 24 hours a day , visit us at ge . com , or call 800 . GE.CARE ( S800 . 432.2737 ) P . leasehaveserial number under the warranty . and model number available when coiling for service . For The Period Of : GE Will Replace : One Year Any part of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship . During this From the dote ofthe limited one - gear warranty , GE will also provide , free of charge , all labor and related service to original purchase replace the defective part . What GE Will Not Cover : • Service trips to gour home to teach gou how to use • Damage to the product caused bg accident , fire , floods or acts of God . the product . • Improper installation , deliverg or maintenance . • Incidental or consequential damage caused bg possible defects with this appliance . • Failure of the product if it is abused , misused , or used for other than the intended purpose or used commerciallg . • Cleaning or servicing of the air gap device in the drain line . • Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit breakers . • Damage caused after deliverg . • Product not accessible to provide required service . EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES - - Your sole and exclusive remedy is product repair as provided in this Limited Warranty . Any implied warranties , including the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose , are limited to one year or the shortest period allowed by law . I This warrantF is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA . If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available , you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service . Proof of original purchase date is needed to obtain service under the warranty . In Alaska , the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to your home . Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidenta ! or consequential damages . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . To know what your legal rights are , consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney General . Warrantor : General Electric Compang . Louisville , KY 40225 15
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Consumer Support . GEAppliances Wetsite ge . com Have a question or need assistance with your appliance ? Try the GEAppliances Website 24 hours a day , anu day of the year ! For greater convenience and faster service , you can now download Owner's Manuals , order parts or even schedule service on - line . ScheduleService ge . com ExpertGErepairserviceisonly one step awagfrom your door Geton - line and scheduleyour serviceat your convenience24 hours any day of the year ! Or call 800 . GE.CARE ( 8S00.432.2737 ) duringnormal businesshours . RealLife DesignStudio ge . com GEsupports the Universal Designconcept - products , services and environments that can be used by people of all ages , sizesand capabilities . We recognizethe need to design for a wide range of physical and mental abilities and impairments . For details of GE'sUniversal Designapplications , including kitchen design ideas for peoplewith disabilities , check out our Website toda9 . Forthe hearing impaired , please call 800 . TDD.GEAC ( 800.833.4322 ) . Extended Warranties ge . com Purchasea GEextended warranty and learn about special discounts that are available while your warranty is still in effect . You can purchase it on - line anytime , or call 800.626.2224during normal business hours . GEConsumer Home Serviceswill still be there after your warranty expires . Parts and Accessories ge . com Individuals qualified to service their own appliances can have parts or accessoriessent directly to their homes ( VISA , MasterCardand Discovercards are accepted ) . Order on - line today , 24 hours every day or by phone at 800.626.2002during normal business hours . Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to beperformed 6g ang user . Other servicing generally should be referred to qualified service personnel Caution must be exercised , since improper servicing mag cause unsafe operation . Contact Us ge . com If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE , contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number , or write to : General Manager , Customer Relations GE Appliances , Appliance Park Louisville , KY 40225 Register YourAppliance ge . com Register sour new appliance on - line - - at sour conveniencesTimely product registration will allow for enhanced communication and prompt service under the terms of your warranty , should the need arise . Youmay also mail in the pre - printed registration card included in the packing material , or detach and use the form in this Owner's Manual . _ ' Printed in the United States _ Printed on Recycled Paper