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GEAppliances Safety hlformation . . . . . . . 4 - 7 Opera ting lnstructions GSC3200 Connecting Elecuici / y . . . . . l l GSC3230 Control Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 GSC3400 Control Settings . . . . . . . . . . . 13 GSC3430 Dial Cycles . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 , 15 I , oading the Dishwasher Racks . . . . . . 18 , 19 Optional Accessories . . . . . . 21 Unicouple . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 - 10 Using the Dishwasher . . 16 , 17 Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . 20 Troubleshooting Tips Before You Call for Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 - 27 Customer Service Product Registration . . . . . . . 29 Service Telephone Numbers . . . . . . . 3 , Back Cover Win'rainy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 www . geappliances . com 16504700 , ° 213 49 - 5887 07 - OOJR
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GE & You , A ServicePartnership . Important ! Two easy ways to register your appliance / . 5 _ ' Throtl ¢ _ h tile . . . i . nterrlet at x _ o ° eatl - : ) - ) liance . s . . . ( onl Complete and mail tile enclosed Product Registratior _ Card Write the model and serial numbershere . # # Youcan find them on the tub wailjust insido the door . Staple sales slip orcancelled check here . Proof of the origina / purchaso date is needed to obtain service under the warrant . _ iii ! i ! _ ! _ ili ! ! iiiiii ! ! ii ! i ! / iiii _ Manual Inside ? ( ) u will find many helptill hirers on how to use and maintair _ } our dishwasher properl } , lust a little preventive care ( m } our part can save yOU a g - real deal of time aild nlolley over the lile ot your dishwasher . _ i _ , l _ ! iiii ! iiiii
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i _ iiiiiiiiiliiiHil ; ili ! ! iiii You'll tind man } answers to common problems here . [ tyou review our chart ot Troubleshooting Tips tirst , you ma ) not need to call for sea - vice atall . If YouNeedService lfyou do need service , you can reke _ , knowing help is only a phone call away , A list of toll - ii'ee ( alstomer service numbers is included in the back section . Or you can always call the GE Answer Center < ' ) at 800.626.2000 , 94 hours a day , 7 days a week . OR Visit our $ \ ebsite at : www . geappliances . com iii ? iiiiiiiii / / ! i / / i ! iiiii7
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IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION . READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING . A WARNING ! For your safe _ the information in this manual must be foflowed to minimize the risk of fire , explosion , electric shock , or to prevent property damage , personal injury , or loss of life . WATERHEATESRAFETY Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater thathas notbeen used for two weeks or more . HYDROGENGAS IS EXPLOSIVE , If tile hot water has not been tlsed tot two weeks or more , prevent the possibilit 3of damage or ir { itu ) , by turning on all hot water tm _ cets and allow them to run tor several minutes . Do this betore using any electrical appliance which is connected to the hot water s _ stem . This simple procedure will allow any built - up hvdro _ , - en oas to escape . Since the gas is flammable , do not smoke or use an open fianm or appliance during this process . i ! iiiiiiHiiHiililH ! iiiiiHi ! iiiii ! iN _ i ! iiil i _ i ! ii _ i : iiiiii ! i ilii _ i : iiii ! i : ii ! iliii ! iiiii _
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Use your dishwasher only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual PROPEIRNSTALLATION ANDMAINTENANCE This dishwasher must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before # is used . If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher , you can receive one by calling us toll - free at the GEAnswer Cente _ 800.626.2000 . s _ , Connect to a grounded _ l ) ispose of discarded metal , permarmr _ t wiring appliances and shipping or system ; or run an equipment - packing material properl ) . grour _ dir _ oconductor with N I ) o not attempt to repair the cirolit conductors and or replace any part ot ? x _ ur connect to the equipment - dishwasher unless it is groundino terminal or lead specitically recommended of the appliance . in this manual . All other N Improper connection ot the servicing should be reterred equipmentNTounding to a qualitied technician . conductor can resuh in a risk N To minimize the possibility ot of electric shock . Check with electric shock , disconnect this a qualified electrician or iiiiHi ! i iiiiii ! ! appliance ti'om the power service representative if you supply betk _ re attempting any are in doubt whether the maintenance . NOTE : Turning appliance is properly the disl'rwasher otl does not grounded . disconnect the appliance t ; ' om the power supply . We recommend having a qualified technician service your appliance . l { i { { iiii ! i > ii _ i , ! ii { iiiii ! ii iii ! ! iii i iiiHH 5
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IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION . READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING . A WARNING ! DONOT . . . i ¢ Do not tamperwith controls . i ¢ Do not allow children to play inside , on or with this i _ Do not _ tbuse , sit on , or stand appliance or any discarded on the door or dish r _ tck oi appliance . die dishw _ tsher . s _ iI ' ) o not discard a dishwasher without first removing the door of the washing compartment . i _ Do not store or rise combustible materials , g _ / soline or other tlammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity ot this or any other i ! iiiiiiHiiHiililH ! iiiiiHi appliance . ! iiiii ! iN _ i ! iiil i _ i ! ii _ iiiiiiii ! i ilili _ iiii ! ili ! iliii ! iiiii _
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WHENUSINGYOURDISHWASHER _ Non4 ) ishware Items : Do not _ Use only powder , tabs or wash items S [ lch as electronic liquid detergents , or wetting , air cleaner fihers , furnace agents recommended for use in a dishwasher and keep filters and paint brushes in them out of the reach of your dishwasher , l ) amage to children . Cascade ' ) dishwasher and discoloration Automatic l ) ishwashing or staining of dishwasher I ) ere r ? ge l - _ thas been approved may result . ti ) r use in all GE dishwashers . s _ ? I , ) o not touch the heatino - s _ ? 1 ' Jocate sharp items so that element during or they are not likely to damage immediately _ ffter use . the door seal . i ¢ Do not operate y ) ur dishwasher unless all i _ I , oad sharp knives with the handles up to reduce the risk enclosure panels are properly ot cut - t } T ) e ir _ juries . in place . N I ) o not wash plastic items N ( ; lose supervision is necessa U unless marked dishwashor if this appliance is used by or near children . solo or the equivalent . For plastic items not so marked , s _ ' i1 h ( h oad " g t plastic items so check the mamfli _ cturer's they Mll not become recommendations . dislodged and drop to the bottom ot the dishwasher - the } might come into contact with the heating element and be damaged . READAND FOLLOWTHIS SAFETYINFORMATIONCAREFULLY . SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS i _ / } tiiiii _ i _ _ l " ilJiii _ _ / ' iiii 7
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About the unicouple . Before Operating the Dishwasher the First - time Attachthefaucetadapter . The special faucet adapter supplied with your dishwasher must be assembled to the sink tim ( el betbre you can use your dishwasher , The taucet adapter is designed to tit standard spouts having internal or external threads . You willfind the adapter and two washers in the faucet adapter packet in your dishwashe _ Toinstall faucet adapter , first remove the old aerator or iii _ iiiiiii _ _ iii _ i trim ring on your tm _ cet spout . If faucet has external threads : Insert the thinner otthe m'o washers into tile faucet adapter and attach it to tile iI taucet spout . Tighten with pliers . If faucet has internal threads : Insert both otthe washers into the faucet adapter and attach it to the faucet spout . Tighten with pliers . If tile faucet adapter threads do not match your t _ tucet spout , } our local hardware or phmfl ) ing suppl } store normall } has additional fittings to adapt } our tm _ cet spout to the special faucet adapter . / NOTE : A sink sprayattachment hose can burst ff it is installed on the samesink with your dishwasher We suggest that you disconnect the sick spraya ttachmeet ff your sick has one and plug the hole . ilii i : iiii ! i : ii ! iliii ! iiiii
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How to Connect the Unicouple iiii iiH ! ! i ii iii iiiiii ! Pull Unicouple and its hoses completely ( ) tit fl'orn storage cornpam - ner _ t located at rear oI dishwasher and attach it to the timcet adapter , Attach tile Unicouple connector to tile taucet adapter b ) depressing the collar at the top of the connector . When Unicouple is all the way up onto the adapter , release file collar . It will then snap into position to h ) ck the Unicouple in place . The U nicouple's small hose carries xcater ti'om tile tmlcet to the dishwasher . Its large hose carries drain water to tile sink . Be sure Unicouple is pointing toward the sink bowl drain opening and tile sink drain is open tier water that will drain tram your dishwasher . If your dishwasher drains into a disposer , operam the disposer until it is completely empty beti ) re starting the dishxcdsher . Turn hot water rill } on beiore starting the d shwasher . How to Disconnect the Unicouple from Faucet Adapter P , elease tile water pressure b } depressing tile pressure release btltton . This relieves water pressure and protects ' _ OII , and the room , fi'om severe splashing . Rele _ tse Unitouple ti ' ( ) nl thucet b } depressing tile collar at tile . . . . . . . t . o . . p . . . o . . f . . . t . h . . e Unicouple connector . iili ! i ! i ! i , liliii 9
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About the unicouple . How to Disconnect the Dishwasher Rem . . . . o . ve the power ( ord plug , fl'om the . . w . . all re ( eptacle . i ) isconnect Unicouple fl'om taucet adapter . NOTE : Whenmotorstopsat theendof thefinal dnse , theUnicouplecanbe disconnectedandreturnedtostorage , How to Drain Excess Water From Unicouple Hoses 11the sink is 34 " or higher ti'om the floor , the excess water in Unicouple hoses cannot be drained directly into the sink . It will be necessat T to drain excess water fl'om hoses into a bowl or stfitable container that is held outside and lower than the sink . H
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About connecting electricity . A CAUTION , forpersonalsafety : iiii iiH ! ! i ii iii iiiiii ! DONOTUSEAN EXTENSIONCORDORAN ADAPTERPLUGWITH THIS APPLIANCE . DONOT UNDERANY CIRCUMSTANCESC , UTORREMOVETHETHIRD GROUNDINGPRONGFROMTHEPOWERCORD . GROUNDINGINSTRUCTIONS - - Thisappliance must be grounded . In the event oI a malflmction or breakdown , grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path ot least resistance tbr electric current . This dishwasher is equipped with a cord having a grounding conductor and a grounding plu , The plu , must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is installed and grounded in accordance with the NATIONAt ELECTRICCODE , ANSI / NPFANO . 70 . DANGER - - hnproper connection oI the equipment / grounding conductor can resuh in a risk of electric shock . Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman ityou are in doubt as to whether the dishwasher is properl } grounded . [ ) o not modit _ , the plug provided with the appliance ; itit will not fit the outlet , have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician . Electrical Requirements : i ; " This appliance must be supplied with 120V , 60 Hz , and connected to an individual , properly grounded branch circuit , protected by a 15 or 20 amp circuit breaker or time - delay fuse . N If the electric supply provided does not meet the above specifications , it is recommended dmt a i i i _ / iiii i i i : licensed electrician install an approved outlet . N Your dishwasher cir _ fit should not be used tbr any fllsurepropergroundexistsbetoreuse other appliance while the dishwasher is in operation as the dishwasher requires the lull capacity otthe drcuit . _ If the wall receptacle ym ph N the dishwasher's power cord into is controlled by a switch , turn on the switch . / /
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About the dishwasher controlpanel Youcan locate your model number on the tub wall just inside the door . Throughout this manual , features and appearance may vary from your model . Models GSC3200 and GSC3230 CYCLES E _ ER _ Y OPTIOnS , ON ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; POTS _ ORMAL H _ TE _ PWASH HEATEDDRY & PAN _ WASH _ N _ FP _ _ FF RINSEONLYr . _ ATEDD _ _ r _ Models GSC3400 and GSC3430 _ TARTDELAY • _ _ TART [ HRS _ _ _ HORT CYCLES ENEn _ yOPTIONS @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; _ ; ; ; 2 ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
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ControlSettings iiii iiH ! ! i ii , iii iiiiii ! O Cycles POTS & 9.5gal . , 63 rain . Rinse - Rinse - Rinse - MaWinad _ - Rinse - Rinse - Rinse PANS Forheavilysoileddisl _ esorcookwarewith dried - on or baked - onsoils . Everydaydishesmaybe included . Tiffscyclewill not removeburned - onfoods . NORMAL 8.0gal . , 63 min . Rinse Rinse _ MainWashq : _ inse - RinseRinse WASH Forloadsof everydaydishes , glassesandcookware witl = mediumsoils . NOTE . " Manydisl _ esI _ avelighter soil than normal . Choosinga cycle other than NORMAL WASHwiii saveenergyandwater . LIGHT 6.7gal . , 63 min . Rinse Rinse - MainWash - Rinse - Rinse WASH Fordisheswith light soils . SHORT 6.6gal . , 55 rain . Rinse MainWasl _ Rinseq : _ inse - Rinse WASH Forquicklywashing loadsof everydaydisheswith medium soils that havenot driedoil , su @ as loadsconsistingmostly of glasses . RINSE 3.9gal . , 12min . Rinse Rinseq : _ inse ONLY Forrinsingpartial loadsthat will bewashedlater . Do not usedetergent PLATE Forwarming cleandishesandserving plates . Thiscyclewill take WARMER approximately32 minutes . HOT adds1 . 5gal . , 30 rain . to selectedcycle . Rinse - StartSelectedCycle START Preheatswashwater to correcttemperature . Make sure the l ) ial is at the OFFpositiorL s _ ' l _ atch the door . O Energy Options HI TEMP Providesextra heat for bestperformance , it isusedbest WASH with heavily - soileddishes . HEATED Turnsthe dryingheater on for fast drying . Thiscycle will extend DRY ON the time to your wasl _ cycle . Availableon aii wasl _ cyclesexcept RINSE ONLY , Addapproximately32minutesto tile cycle . HEATED Shutsoff tile dryingheatoptions . Dishesair dry naturally DRY OFF andenergyissaved . i _ / tiiiii _ ihi _ iil _ iP / iiii O Start Slowly turn the DiM to the START1 ) osition . Don't turn it past the STARTposiuon , or you could accidentally miss a rinse . There is a time delay between start - up and water 1ill so you 13 will not hear anywash action right a _ cay .
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About the dial cycles . Short Wash ROT START OPTION START DELAy % ' _ STAR T For quicklywashing loads ot eve ) 3 ( la _ , dishes with ( HRS ) ' _ SHORT medium soils that have not dried on . ¢ , OFF _ Select the NORMALWASH ( ycleand any options . pLATEWARMER mt _ leDDRy _ _ lie sure the door isunlatched . m _ N _ TmDRYOm _ Slowlyturnthe Dial to SHORTWASH , _ I atch the door to start the c ? vle . Rinse Only HDT START OPTION START DELAy g ' _ START For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later . Do not uso dotorgont Make sure HEATED DRY OEEis selected . Be sure the door is unlatched RINSE ONLY : _ { _ Slowly turn the I ) ial to RINSE ONLY . Iatch the door to start the cycle . Plate Warmer ROTSTART OPTION START DELAy g ' _ START For warming clean dishes and serving plates . This ( 7 , cle ( HRS ) _ SHORT WASH • . x , t - wdl take approxlmatel , 32 minutes . ) Ix ) ad clean dishware to be'warnle ( l PLATE WARMER > _ , Select HEATED DRY . ON . ilii i : iiii ! i : ii ! iliii ! iiiii lie sure the door is unlatched Slowly turn the Dial to PLATE WARMER . l _ atch the door to start the cycle 74
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Hot Start HOT START iiii iiH ! OPTION Preheats wash water to correct temperature . ! i ii , iii iiiiii ! START DELAy _ ' _ STAR T ( fiRS ) % SHORT , _ - WASH Select the HOT STARTcvcle and am other option . OFF _ { Be sure the door is unlatched . P _ TEWARMER _ N _ TmD Slowl } turn the l ) ial to HOTSTART m _ O ORYOFF } I _ atch the door to start the ode . Start Delay ( GSC340a0ndGSC343o0nly ) HOT START OPT } ON START DELAY % ' _ START The STARTBELAYwill allow you to delay the start time oi ( RRS ) ' _ SHORT WASH any c ) cle not on the ] Dial automatically t { ) r up to 6 horn's . OFF Be sure the door is mflatched . pLATEWARMER Select the wash cycle and option } ou want . m _ TmD . vom Slowly turn the Dial to desired time . The CYCLEON . . . . . . . l . i . . g . . h . . t will come on . l _ atd _ the door to start the ( v ( le . { { i : : 15
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Using the dishwasher . Checkthe Water Temperature The entering water must be at least 120 ° F . and not nlore than 150 ° F . , tbr ettective cleaning and to prevent dish damage . Check tile water temperature with a candy or meat thermometer . Turn oil tile hot water taucet nearest the dishwasher , place tile thernlometer in a glass and let tile water run continuousl } into tile glass until tile temperature stops rising . UsedebD , T ® RinseAgent Jet - Dry _ rinse agent removes spots and prevents new tilm build - up on } our dishes , glasses , tlatware , cookware and plastic . Fill the rinse agent dispenser until it reaches the botton _ of lip inside the opening . Replace cap . To check it rinse agent is needed , renlove tile cap and look into tile dispenser . ( ) n sonle models , the dispenser can ) e checked by r s ll - l ( h " p e ' s g t e ( lear center of the till cap 2 or 3 times , lt'rinse agent tills tile center ot the till cap , you have enough . A full dispensershould last about one month . If rinse agent spills , wipe up the excess . ForgettoAdda Dish ? A forgotten dish can be added any time betore tile detergent cup opens . Push tile door latch to tile lefl . _ I ) o not open the door tlntil the water spra } action stops . Steam : : : : : : : : : I _ I1 _ - l } rise Ollt of tile dishwasher . Close tile door and push tile latch to tile far right . 16
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ProperUseof Detergent iiii iiH ! ! i ii , iii iiiiii ! Use only detergent specithally made tot use in dishwashers . ( ascade ' _ Automatic Dislm _ ashing [ ) ete _ \ gent has been approved ior use in all GE dishwashers . Keep your detergent tt'esh and d [ ) - . Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until ? xm're tea @ to _ ash dishes . The amount of detergent to use depends on whether your water is hard or soft . With hard water , you need extra detergent . With soil water , you need less detergent . Protect ; , xmr dishes and distm - asher by contacting ? xmr water department and asking how hard ? xmr water is . Twelve or more grains is extremely hard water . A water sotiener is recommended . Without it , lime can build up in the water valve , which could stick while open and cause tlooding . Too nmch detergent with soil x _ - atercan cm _ se a perrnanent cloudiness of glassuvu'e , called otching . You'll find two detergent dispensers on the RINSE ONF require detergent in the main cup . I fvour dishes h _ n , eextra heaw soil or eVOllhavept door ofyour dishwasher . All wash cycles exc ipig ; _ hoaprden wcautepr alysootl . Xina _ y , raswhcanytcletos wadidth tdwetoergwerHashes towitlille _ @ _ also use the open cup . _ hen using automatic Main " cup . . _ \ _ dishwashing detergent tabs , simply place one tab in the main cup and close . Be sure the Dial is OFFbeiore adding detergent . ( ) therwise , the detergent cup will not close and latch properly . Add detergent dlen close the main cup . NOTE : To open deteNent ( alp after it has . . . . . . . . . . been closed , simply turn the detergent cup handle counterclockwise until it releases . A snapping sound may be heard . i _ liiiii _ liii _ ' _ " lii _ liiii _ tii 77
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Loadingthe 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 Tile upper rack is tor glasses , tups and saucers . CtlpS al - ld glasses fit best alol - l _ tile sides . This is also a secure place tor dishwasher - sate plastics . The upper rack is good tot all kinds of odd - shaped utensils . Saucepans , nlixing bowls and other items should be placed l _ lce down . Securelargerdishwasher - safpelasticsovertwo fingers whenpossible . Makesuresmallplasticitemsaresecuresotheycan ? fall ontotheheatingelement . An upperwasharm ( onsomemodels ) is locatedabovethe toprack . Checkto makesurethattall itemswill notblock rotationof thisarm . The Wash Tower Keepthecenterareaclearinthelowerrack . Tile wash tower rises throtlgh tile tenter of tile lower rack during the wash and rinse portions of tile cycle . Don'tblockit ortoadtall thingsnexttoit . Also , be careful not to let a portion otan item such as a pot or dish handle extend through ttle bottom rack , This could block tile wash arm and cause poor washing results . 18
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Lower Rack Whenioadingthelowerrack , donot loadlargepiattersor traysb thefrontrightcornerTheymaypreventdetergent fromcirculatingduringthewashcycle . The lower rack is best used tor plates , saucers and cookware , IJaNe items such as broiler pans and racks should go along the sides , 1Joad platters , pots and bowls along the sides , in corners , or in the back , The soiled side ot items should t _ lce the center of the rack . Silverware Basket t'ut flatware in the removable basket with tork and knil _ ' handles up to protect your hands . Place spoons in tile basket with handles down . Mix knives , torks and spoons so they don't nest to , , - ether I ) istribute exenlx Small plastic items such as measuring spoons and lids ti'om small containers , should go in the bottom of the silverware basket with silverware on top . A security cell cover ( Oil some Don , t let any item extend . . . . , models ) hinged in some through bottom . handles can be lowered to either side to secure lightwei , ght , items ti'om the etlects ot tile vigorous wash action . iili ! i ! i ! i , liliii 19
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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 wax . Never use sharp objects , scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part of the dishwasher . Protect Against Freezing II your dishwasher s leti in an unheated pla _ e during tile winter , ask a service technician to : _ { Cut off electrical power to the dishwasher . Remove r ftlses or trip c rcut ) reaker . Turn off'the water suppl ) and disconnect the water Sumpcoverscrews : : : : : : : i : n : : l : e : t : : : line i ] ? Ollltile water valve . : : I ) rain water ti'om tile inlet line and water valve . ( Use a pan to catch the water . ) Reconnect tile water inlet line to tile water vah , e . Remove the plastic sump cover in the tub bottonl and use a sponge to soak up water in the rubber boot . I _ " i't _ Does YourDishwasher Have an Air Gap ? Twotypesof _ 7 , . 11 _ 1 ' . II I1 _ An air ap pr ( tects your dislm asher against xsater backing up into it it a drain clogs . Tile air gap is not a part ot the dishwasher . It is not covered byT , xmr warranty . Not all plumbing codes require air gaps , so } x ) u may not have one . The air gap is easF to clean . Checktheairgap anytimeyour Turn off'ttle dishwasher and Ritioff tile chrome dishwasherisn " tdrainingwell . lover . Unscrew ttle plastic cap and clean x _ dtha toothpick . 20
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_ iiii _ l ¸ iii _ , iiiiiiiii ! iiii Aboutoptional accessories . Vocuanchangtheedooarndlowearccespsanealppearaonfcyeour 1 _ dishwasher by ordering one of these optional accessories : CoPloarnels 1 / 4 " Wood Panel Trim Kit ; _ : 3 / 4 " Trimless Panel Kit These accessories are available at extra cost ( VISA , MasterCard or Discover cards accepted ) by calling 800 - 626 - 2002 . Specify accessory number when ordering . Descriptionsof OptionalAccessories Colorpanels - - Replacenlent door panels and lower accesspanels are available in the t _ dlowing ( olors : _ GPF3OOA ( Almond ) i _ GPF3OOB ( Black ) _ GPF3OOW ( White ) Wood panel trim kit - - This accessory contains trim and instructions tor you to supply and install a [ ' 4 " thick decorative wood door and lower access panel : _ ; GPF325A ( Almond ) _ GPF325B ( Black ) i _ GPF325W ( White ) NOTE : The GPFIO0dishwasherdoorspring kitmust also be ordered and installed when the doorpanel weighsfour Ibs . ormore . Trimlesspanel kit - - This accesso _ ) ( " ontains parts and instructions fi ) r you to supply and install a 3 / 4 " thick de ( : orative wood door and lower access panel : N GPF375 NOTE : The GPFIO0dishwasherdoorspring kitwill be included with the trimless panel kitand must be installed with it . 21
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Before you call for service . . . Troubleshooting - tips Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service . Possible Causes What ToDo iiiiiiiii ! { iiiii ! iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ! D7ishwasherwon ' trun Fuseis blown , or the Replace fl _ se or mresetove cir ( _ fit breaker . Re circuit breaker lripped any other appliances ti'om the circuit . Noise Some of the sounds Soft _ ( ) od disposal you'll hear are normal shredding action . Drain valve opening to pump _ ater out . ' Timer control as _ ycle progresses . Detergent cup opening . Ttle motor st ( ) l ) l : 3ilw . . d , urin g " tile ( hTing period . Utensils are not secure Make sure evel3 thing is secured in dishwasher . in the rack or something small has dropped into the rack Motor hums l ) istm - asher has not been used on a reglflar basis , h } ' Oil d ( ) not tlSe } ' ( ) [ ff dishwasher often , set it to fill and pump out once evervweek . This will help keep the seal moist and the garbage disposer clear . 22
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Possible Causes What ToDo A small amount of clean Water standing in This is normal the bottom of the tub water around tile outlet on tile ufl ) bottom at file back ot tile tub keeps tile water i _ iiiiJi , / ! i , ui ] { ii { i / i seal lubricated . Water won'tpmnp Drain is clogged lfy ) u have an air gap , iiiiiiiii iii ! out of the tub clean it . Check 1osee ifymr kilchen sink is draining well . II not , you may need a plumber . Ifthe dishwasher drains into a disposer , run disposer clear . Suds in the tub Correct detergent ' Use only automatic wasn't used dishwasher detergents to avoid sudsing . Cascade ' : _ utomatic I ) ishx _ ashim , - l ) etergent has been approved t0r use in all GE distm _ lshers . To renlove stlds t ] : ' oill the tub , open the dishwasher and let suds evaporate . Add 1gMlon of cold waterh to the tub . Close and latc the dishwasher , t'ump out water by slowly turrfir N tile Dial until a drain period is reached . Repeat if necessa U , Rinse agem • _ b . ' _ a _ , sw . i [ p3etl rinse _ aoen [ was spilled spills mined ateh , , 22
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Before you call for service . . . Troubleshooting - tips Possible Causes What ToDo iiilg ! { iiiii ! iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ! 7 Stained tub interior Detergent with Sorne ( tetergents contairi colorant was used colorant ( pigment or dyes ) that will discolor the mb interior with extended use . Check the detergent cup tor signs oI an ) discoloration . Itcup is discolored , charNe to detergerit without an } colorant . Cascade ' > Automatic I ) ish _ ashino Detergent has been approved tor use in all GE dishwashers . Some tomato - based Use of tile RINSEONLY foods can stain c ? vle ( on some models ) aiier adding tile dish to tileel load call decrease the lev ot stainino Low inlet water Make sure inlet water Dishesdon'tdry temperature temperature is correct . Rinse agent dispenser Check the rinse agent is empty dispenser . Dishesandflatware Raise the " _ caterheater Inlet water temperature notclean is below 120 ° F . temperature to 120 % . Use tile HI TEMPWASHor HOTSTARToption . TIII'II on a t _ iucet . Is water Water pressure is temporarily low coming out more slowly than usual ? If so , wait until pressure is normal bet ( _ re using y ) ur dishwasher . Air gap is clogged Clean the air gap . hnproper rack loading Make sure lane dishware does not block tile detergent dispenser or tile wash arm . 24
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Possible Causes What ToDo Spotsandfihning Use det - Dt _ rinse to Exlremely hard water agent onglassesand renlove spots and prevent Low inlet water flatware new fihn build - up . temperature i _ iiLJ , ! , ii { ii { i / i To renlove Stllbborll spots Overloading the and pre - existing tilm fl'om dishwasher glassware : iiiiiiiii iii ! Improper loading I Remove all metal utensils Old or damp powder fl'om the dishwasher . detergent 2 I ) o not add detergent . Rinse agent dispenser 3 Select tile longest c7t , ie . empff 4 Start the distm - asher and Too little detergent allow to mn tor 18 to 22 minutes . I ) ishwasher will n ( ) wbe in tile main wash . 5 Open tile door and pour 2 ( _ lps ( 500 nil ) ot white vinegar into tile bottom of the distm _ asher . 6 Close tile door and allow to complete tile tycle . If vinegar rinse doesn't _ mik : Repeat as above , except use 1 / 4 { rip ( 60 ml ) ot citric acid crystals instead ot vinegar . Cloudinesson Combination of soft This is called otching and water and too much glassware is permanent . To prevent detergent this ti'om happeMng , use less detergent ityou have soft water . Wash glassware in the shortest c ? vle that will get them clean . Water temperature Ix _ wer tile xx _ aterheater entering the dishwasher temperature . exceeds 150 ° F . 25
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Before you call for service . . . Troubleshooting - tips Possible Causes What ToDo Yelloworbrownfihn Tea or coffee stains Remove the stain by hand , iiiiiiiii ! iiiiii ! iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ! 7 on insidesurfaces using a solntiorl of i / 2 cup bleach and 3 cups warm water . A WARNING Betore deanir _ g interior wait at least 20 minutes alter a cT , _ lefi ) r the heafir N elernerlt to cool dowrL l _ ailure to do so can resuh in bl3ri1s . An overall yellow or A special fiher in the water brown film can be caused supply line is the only way by iron deposits in water to correct this problem . Contact a water sotiener company . White fihn on inside Hard water minerals ' To clean the interior , apply surfaces dishwasher detergent to a damp sponge . Wear rubber gloves . Donotuse any type ot cleanser oilier than dishwasher detergent because it may cause foaming or sudsing . Cascade ( _ Automatic l ) ishwashing Detergent has been approved i0r use in all GE dishxcdshers . 26
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iii : llil Possible Causes What To Do Detergent cup lid Dial is not in the OFF Turn tlle Dial ( o OFF won't latch position and slide tile door latch to the lelL i _ iiiiJi , L ! , ii { ii { i / i Oetergent left in Dishes are blocking the Reposidon tlle dishes , dispenser cups detergent cups Steam This is normal Steam comes through tile iiiiiiiii iii ! vent by the door latch during ( IDing and when water is being - lmmped o111 , Black or gray Almninmn utensils have Remove marks with a mild , marks on dishes rubbed against dishes abrasive cleaner . 27
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GE Service Protection Plus TM ( ; E , a name recognized worldwide for qualit ) and dependabilit } , offers ) ou Servke Protection PlusTM - - con ] prehensive protection on all ) our appliam es - - No Matter What Brand ! Benefits Include : We'll CoverAny Appliance . • Backed by GE • All brands covered Anywhere . Anytime . * • Unlimited service calls • All parts and labor costs included • No out - of - pocket expenses • No hidden deductibles • One 800 number to call You will be completely satistied with our servi ( e protection or you may request your mone ) back on the remaining value of ) our contract . No questions asked , It's that simple . Protect your refi'igerator , dishwasher , washer and ( h3 er , range , TV , VCR and rnuctl more - - any brand ! l'lus there's no extra charge for emergent ) servke and low monthl ) financing is available . Even icemaker coverage and food spoilage protection is oflered . You can rest easy , knowing that all your valuable household products are protected against e × pensive repairs . Place your contidence in ( ; E and call us in the U . S . toll - t _ ' ee at 800 - 626 - 2224 for more illformatioll . * Allbrm ( s ( oxere ( lp o20 } etl'sl ) l ( , ill he ( onin ! n IU . S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ , _ g . ( . : zZ ¢ , _ , . a . . e . . Please place in envelope and mail to : General Electric Company Warranty Registration Department P . O . Box 32150 Louisville , KY 40232 - 2150 29
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Consumer Product Ownership Registration I ) ear Customer : Thank ) ou for purchasing our product and thank you for placing your contidence in us . We are proud to have ) ( Ill as a customer ! Follow these three steps to protect your new appliance investment : • o your Consmner tile registratkm below , Manual careflllly . Product Ownership store this document in It will help wyouwner's Complete and mail 2 M'ter l - nailino 3 ead your uOr Registration today , a sate place . It operate yo l - le Have the peace of contains il - lIormation appliance proper b . ltyou have questions , mind ( ff knowin _ we you will need should or need more Call contact _ , - ( ) 1i1ll yOll reqllire service . information , call the the unlikely'event of Our service number is GE Answer Center ® a satety moditication . 8 ( t ( t C , E CARES 800.626.2000 . ( 800432 - 9737 ) . Model Number Serial Number I I I I I I I I I I I III I I I I I I I I Important : If you did not get a registration card with your product , detach and return the form below to ensure that your product is registered , or register online at www . geappliances . com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . , . , _ . J . . : i . , t . _ . e , . , e . . . . . . Consumer Product Ownership Registration I . . . . . . . . . . . I I , , , , , , , I Model Number Serial Number Mr . [ ] Ms . [ ] Mrs . [ ] Miss [ ] Name ! ! I I ! I I ! I I Nanle I I I I I I I I I I I I I Street I I Address l I i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i Ap # tI , , , , , , , I E - mailAddress I I I , l ip I I ( itv i i i i i i i i i i i i i State ( ; ( > ( let I I I I Date l > la ( ed In Use Phone Month _ l ) ayL _ _ earL = _ Numberl , , I - I , , I - I , , , I ( ) ccasionall ) , we me } allow selected companies to send ) ou information . [ ] Check here it ) ou do not want this information . GEAppliances General Electric Company Louisville , Kentucky ww _ goapp / iances com 3O
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GEDishwasher Warranty All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers , or an authorized Customer Care ® technician . For service , carl 800 - GE - CARES . g GEWill Replace : One Year Anypart ot the dishwasher which iidls due 1oa detect in Fromthe date of the materials or workmanship . I ) urir _ g this fullone - year original purchase warranty , ( ; E will also provide , free of charge , all labor and in - home service to replace tl _ e detective part . SecondYear Anypartof the WaterDistributionSystemwhich tails due Fromthe date of the to a detect in materials or workmanship . Associated original purchase inlet and drain pluml ) ing parts are not covered 1 ) ythis warranty . I ) uring this second - year limited warranty , you will be responsil ) le tor anylabor or in - home service costs . Ten Years The PennaTaf ® tub or door liner , flit thils to contain _ cater 1 From the date of the due to a detect in materials or workmanship such as original purchase ( xacking , chippir N , peeling or rusting . I ) uring this full ten - year warrant , GE will also provide , free of charge , all labor and in - home service to repla ( e the ( tetective part . _ Service trips to your home to teach you _ Damage to the product caused by how to use the product . accident , fire , floods or acts of God . Improper installation . i _ Incidental or consequential dmnage to personal property caused by possible _ Replacement of house fuses or defects with this appliance . resetting of circuit breakers . _ Cleaning or servicing of the air gap i _ Failure of the product if it is device in the drain line . abused , misused , or used for other than the intended purpose or used colmnercially . Thiswarranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeedingowner for products purchased for home use within the USA , In Alaska , the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or servicecalls to your home . Some states do not allow the exclusionor limitation of incidental or consequential damages . This warranty gives youspecific legal rights , and youmay also haveother rights which varyfrom state to state . Toknow what your legal rights are , consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney General Warrantor : GeneralElectricCompanyL . ouisville , KY40225 31
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ServiceTelephoneNumbers . GEAnswer Center _ 800.626.2000 The ( _ FAnswer ( _ enter ' " is open 24 hours a day . t days a , , reek . OR Visit our _ , _ ebsite at : ww _ geappliances , com In - HomeRepairService800 - GE - CaR ( EsoSo - 432 - 27aa Expert ( ; E repair service is only a phone call awa } . SpecialNeedsService800 . 626.2000 TDD 800 - TDD - GEAC ( 800 - 833 - 4322 ) ( ; E otters , t _ ' ee of dmrge , a brocl . m . . . r . e to assist in l ) lannin ° _ a 1 ) arrier - t _ ' ee k tchen for persons with lint ted mobil tv . ServiceContractss00 - 6 _ - 2224 _ iii ! i ! _ ! _ ili ! ! iiiiii ! ! ii ! i ! / iiii _ l'urchase a ( ; E service contract while _ our warranty s still in ettect and you'll receive a substantial discount . ( ; E Consunmr Service will still be there after your warrant ? expires . PartsandAccessories800 - 626 - 2002 lndMduals qualitied to service their own appliances can have parts or accessories sent directly to their homes ( VISA , MasterCard and l ) iscover cards are accepted ) . _ i _ l _ ! iiii ! i { iii Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed by any user , Other servicing generally should be referred to qualified ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; service personnel Caution must be exercised , since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation , ServiceSatisfaction lf } x _ u are not satistied Mth the service you receive front GE , tollow these two steps . First , contact the people who serviced your appliance . Next , if } xm are still not pleased , write all the details - - including your phone number - to : Manager , Cusummr Relations , GE Appliances , Appliance Park , I . ouisville , KY 4 ( t225 . 32 PrintedinCanada
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