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ge . com Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . 2 , s ADW ! 000 Series Operating Instructions Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 GHDA300 Series Control Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 GSD ! O00 Series Control Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 5 GSD2000 Series Dial Cgcles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 GSD3000 Series Flashing Displag Lights . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Loading the GSD4000 Series Dishwasher Racks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 GSM2000 Series Loading Place Settings . . . . . . . . . . 11 HDA2 000 Series Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 HDA2000 Series Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . . . 8 , 9 HDA5000 Series Troubleshooting Tips . . . is , 14 Consumer Support Consumer Support . . . . . Back Cover Warrantg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1S Write the model and serial numbers here : Model # Serial # Youcan find them on a label on the tub wall just inside the dooE 165D4700P343 49 - 55025 - 1 04 - 07 JR
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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 , explosion , electric shock , and to prevent property damage , personal in ] ur 9 , or death , _ tls WARNING ! WATERHEATERSAFETY f _ , , J ' _ " _ Under certain conditions , hydrogen gas may be produced in o water heater that has not been used for two or more weeks . HYDROGEN GAS IS EXPLOSIVE . Ifthe hot water has not been used for two or more weeks , prevent the possibilitg of damage or injurg bg turning on all hot water faucets and allow them to run for several minutes . Do this before using ang electrical appliance connected to the hot water sgstem . Thissimple procedure will allow ang built - up hgdrogen gas to escape . Sincethe gas is flammable , do not smoke , use an open flame , or use the appliance during this process . PROPERINSTALLATIONAND 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 the dishwasher / appliance to a grounded • Do not attempt to repair or replace ang part metal , permanent wiring sgstem ; or run an of your dishwasher unlessit is specifically equipment - grounding conductor with the circuit recommended in this manual . Allother servicing conductors and connect to the equipment - should be referred to a qualified technician . grounding terminal or lead of the appliance . • To minimize the possibilitg 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 ang maintenance . Check with a qualified electrician or service NOTE : Turning the dishwasher off does not representative if you are in doubt whether the disconnectthe appliance from the power supply . appliance is properly grounded . We recommend having a qualified technician • Dispose of discarded appliances and shipping serviceyour appliance . or packing material properly . CAUTION : Toprevent minor injurg and propertg damage • Non - Dishware Items : Do not wash items such • Contents washed in Anti - bacterial mode , if as electronic air cleaner filters , furnace filters and available , mag be hot to the touch . Usecare before handling . paint brushes in gour dishwasher . Damage to the dishwasher and discoloration or staining of the • Using a detergent that is dishwasher mag result . not specifically designeduse for dishwashers will ca • Closesupervision is necessary if this appliance the dishwasher to fill with is used bg or near children . suds . • Load light , plastic items so theg do not • If your dishwasher is connected to a become dislodged and drop to the bottom of wall switch , ensure that the switch is the dishwasher - theg might come into contact on prior to use . with the heating element and be damaged . • On dishwashers with electronic controls , if you choose to turn the wall switch off between wash cgcles , allow 5 - 10 seconds after tuming the switch on before touching START / RESEtoT allow the control to initialize .
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ge . com WARNING ! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPERDISPOSAL 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 : • Take 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 the Dishwashing Detergents , and Jet - Dry ® and dishwasher when opening or closingthe door due Cascade Crystal Clear ¢ rinse agents have to the possibility of small fingers being pinched in been approved for use in all GE dishwashers . the dooE • Locate sharp items so that they are not likely • Do not discard a dishwasher without first removing to damage the door seal . the door of the washing compartment or the latch • Load sharp knives with the handles up to reduce keeper . the risk of cut - type injuries . • Do not store or use combustible materials , gasoline • Do not wash plastic items unless marked or other flammable vapors and liquids in the dishwasher safe or the equivalent . For plastic vicinity of this or any other appliance . items not so marked , check the manufacturer's • Do not allow children to play with , on or inside this recommendations . or any discarded appliance . • 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 Control Settings Cycles An indicator light above the selectedpad will be ON to indicate which CYCLEhas been selected , on some models . POTS & PANS / For heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried - on or baked - on soils . Everyday dishes may be included . HEAVY WASH This cycle will not remove burned - on foods . ( onsomemodels ) NORMtAIJ For loads of everyday dishes , glasses and cookware with medium soils . NOTE : Hang dishes have lighter NORMtAL WASH soil than normal . Choosing a cycle other than NORMIAL WASH will save energy and water . SHORT WASH For quickly washing loads of everyday dishes with medium soils that have not dried on , such as loads ( onsomemodels ) consisting mostly of glasses . WATERSAVER For dishes with light soils . LIGHT WASH ( onsomemodels ) RINSEONLY For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later . Do not use detergent . DRYING For warming clean dishes and serving plates . This cycle will take approximately 50 minutes . PLATEWARMtER HOT PREWASH Preheats wash water to the correct temperature . HOT START CHINA CRYSTAL For lightly soiled china and crystal . ( onsomemodels } O Options An indicator light above the selected pad will be ONto indicate which OPTIONhas been selected , on some models . HI TEiVlp Turns on the heater in all final rinse cycles to help prevent spotting on dishware . This option may be RINSE turned ON or OFF during the wash cycle . ( onsomemodelsl HI TEMP Energizes the heater to boost water temperature in prewash and main wash fill cycles . Recommended WASH for use with heavily soiled dishes . Option may be turned ON or OFF during the wash cycle . HEATEDDRY Shuts off the drying heat option . Dishes air dry naturally and energy is saved . Open the dishwasher door OFF to speed drying . HEATEDDRY Turns the heater on for fast drying . This cycle will extend the time to your wash cycle bg 50 minutes . ON DO NOT use with RINSE ONLYcycle . LOCK When the LOCKpad istouched twice within 3 seconds , all pads become inoperative . Youcon lock the controls to ( electronicmodels prevent any selectionsfrom being mode . Or you con lock the controls after you hove started o cycle or selected only ) DELAYSTARTso the cycle or DELAYSTARTisnot interrupted . Children cannot accidentally start dishwasher by touching pads with this option selected . Tounlock the dishwasher after it has been locked , touch the LOCKpad twice within 3 seconds . Thelight above the LOCKpad will turn off . DELAY HOURS Delays the start of a wash cycle for up to 8 hours . ( onsomemodels ) RESET Touch RESETto cancel options . ( timer models ) START / RESET Touch START / RESETone time to start dishwasher cycle . Touch START / RESETa second time to pump out ( ebctronic modelsl and then turn off the dishwasher . Do not touch START / RESETmore than one time unless you intend to end the cycle . 4
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ge . com Control Settings Cycle Chart Model Cycle Water Usage ( gal . ) Cycle Time ( min , ) GSDllO0 Hot Start Option 1 2.5 10 Heavy Wash 7.0 11207 Normal Wash 5.7 1 Rinse Only 2.2 5340 Plate Warmer 0.0 HDAll00 Hot PreWash Option 1 2.5 1017 ADWl100 Normal Wash 5.7 1 Drying O . 0 40 GSD1300 Hot Start Option 1 2.5 10 GSD2100 Heavy Wash 7.0 11207 GSD2101 Normal Wash 5.7 1 Light Wash 4.5 113 Rinse Only 2.2 5340 Plate Wormer O . 0 HDA2100 Hot PreWash Option 1 2.5 10 Heavy Wash 7.0 120 Normal Wash 5.7 117 Water Saver 4.5 113 Rinse Only 2.2 53 Drying O . 0 40 HDA3500 Hot PreWash Option 1 2.5 12 Heavy Wash 7.0 118 Normal Wash * 5.7 118 Water Saver * 4.5 114 Rinse Only * 2.2 53 Plate Wormer O . 0 40 GSD2300 Hot Start Option _ 2.5 1218 GSD2301 Pots & Pans 7.0 1 GSM2200 Normal Wash * 5.7 118 Light Wash * 4.5 114 Rinse Only * 2.2 53 Plate Warmer O . 0 40 GSD2700 Hot Start Option 1 2.5 12 Heavy Wash 7.0 118 Normal Wash * 5.7 118 Rinse Only * 2.2 53 Plate Warmer O . 0 40 GSD3300 Hot Start Option _ 2.5 12 Pots & Pans 7.0 118 Normal Wash * 5.7 118 Rinse Only * 2.2 53 Plate Warmer O . 0 40 GHDA350 Hot Start Option 1 1.3 3103 Pots & Pans 8.2 Heavy Wash 7.0 103 Normal Wash * 5.7 103 Light Wash * 3.4 95 Rinse Only * 2.2 4233 Plate Warmer 0.0 GSD4000 Pots & Pans 8.8 112 Heavy Wash 7.5 108 Normal Wash 5.7 105 China / Crystal 6.3 80 Rinse Only 1.3 3 1 Hot Start Option adds water amount and cycle time shown when selected . * Normal Wash button should be pushed to run this cycle . NOTE : Not all models have every cycle listed .
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About the dishwasher control panel You can locate gour model number on the left tub wall just inside the door . Throughout this manual , features and appearance may vary from your model . Please match the control panel for your unit to a similar control panel below . Normal Wash or Water Saver Heavg Wash 7 / F Light Wash Hot Prewash or Hot Start 6 I Heated Drg Option ® Off 0 Off Plote Warmer INeoted [ START WATRR SAVER • • Pots Normal HOT PREWASH OPTION o HI Temp Wash Heated Dry & Pans Wash On Off On Off OFF ® Cycle EnergySaver Selector Option PLATE WARMER • RINSE ONLY ( HEATED DRY ON ) • ( HR ' , TED DRY OFF ) Start Hot Start Cgcles Options • Light Wash Option ® Off 0 m ! Rinse ° tJ ( Heated Drg On ) Hot Sta rt Option Start Options Cycle on Light Wash o ( Heated Drg Off } Cycles Options c _ , _ II 0 _ 0 0 _ 0 e Ill _ 248 O LtPALdW . sL _ Wj . sl _ dsTdL ° . LJU , . sjLw . LLJoRuc , . j Cou _ juEsIj 6
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Operation of models with cycle dial ge . com Rinse Only i . mtStart o For rinsing partial loads that will be washed late _ Do not use detergent . Off 0 : _ Li _ h _ W _ s _ q _ Make sure HEATEDDRYis not selected . Slowly turn the Dial to RINSEONLX Be sure the door is unlatched . Latch the door to start the cycle . Plate Warmer or Drying Forwarming clean dishes and serving plates . This cycle will take approximately 39 minutes . c _ fo L _ bwgs , * H ° a _ ' toed _ r _ . iO . n . ) . . . . . . . Load clean dishware to be warmed . _ Slowly turn the Dial to PLATEWARMERor SelectHEATEDDRYON DRYING . U lemed Dr u C ' _ I Be sure the door is unlatched . _ Latch the door to start the cycle . Hot Start or Hot Prestart Option o • Preheatswash wateE StartOei _ 1 , ; % o ! ID [ \ \ / _ Light , Cash Selectthe HOTSTARTor HOTPRESTART Slowly turn the Dial to HOTSTARTor . . . . . . H . . . O . . . T . . . P . . R . ESTART . . . . . . . c . . y . . c . e and any other option on the push button pad , atch the doorto start the cycle . _ ii Be sure the door is unlatched . Short Wash or Light Wash or Water Saver For quickly washing loads of everyday disheswith light to medium soilsthat have not dried on . OI 0 Light Wash L Be sure the door is unlatched . _ Latch the door to start the cycle . Slowly turn the Dial to SHORTWASH , . . . . . . L . . . I . G . . H . . . T . . WASHor WATERSAVER . Start Delay ( on some models ) s _ rt _ ei _ , 1 _ , - ' , The STARTDELAYwill allow you to delay the start time of any cycle automatically up to 6 hours . Be sure the door is unlatched . _ Slowly turn the Dial to the desiredtime . . T . . h . . e . . . . . . . . C . . . Y . . C . LEON light will come on . Selectthe wash cycle and option you want . Latch the door to start the cycle . Start ( Models with a Dial ) Slowly turn the Dial to the STARTor ON position , or the selected cycle . Don't turn it past the START , ON or cycle position ; you could accidentally miss a prewash . There is a time delay between start - up and water fill so you will not hear any wash action right away . _ ; _ Latch the door to begin the cycle .
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Operation of electronic models ( model GSD4000 Only ) Using the Dishwasher Door door must be closed and locked into place to select a LOAD SELECTIONor an OPTION . Ifthe door is openedduring a cgcleand left open , the dishwasherwill beeponce every30 secondsuntil the door is cosed and arched into p ace . Start Close and latch the doon Touch the START / RESET pad to begin the cycle . Water fill begins and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins . NOTE : The dishwasher remembers your last cgcle so you don't have to reprogram each time . When the dishwasher is loaded and the door latch is in the locked position , the control panel lights will be ON and displag the last settings you selected . If you don't want to change ang of the settings , simply touch the START / RESETpad to begin the cycle . Also , if a power failure occurs , NORMAL and HEATEDDRYwill automatically be programmed . Hake any new selections and touch the START / RESETpad to begin the cycle . Clean This light is illuminated when a wash cgcle is complete . The light will stag ON until the door is opened . Flashing Displag Lights Lights What It Means What To Do This is normal . Allow the dishwasher to drain and reset before you start a new The START / RESET pad wash cycle . has been pressed . Control Error Pressthe START / RESEpTad to turn off the beeper If the CLEAN CLEAN light continues to flash , call for service . PLUS A BEEPING SOUND Control Error Pressthe START / RESEpTod to turn off the beeper and the a dishwasher will attempt to reset . Restartthe wash cgcle . If this error continues , turn off the power to the dishwasher at the circuit breaker for 30 seconds . Try the dishwasher again . Asj If the error is still present , call for service . PLUS A BEEPING SOUND 8
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Using the dishwasher ge . com Checkthe Water Temperature The entering water must be at least 120 ° Fand run continuouslu into the glass until the temperature not more than 150 ° F , for effective cleaning and to stops rising . prevent dish damage . Check the water temperature Adjust the maximum / minimum temperature of the with a candy or meat thermometeE Turn on the water heater if necessaru to deliver water at the hot water faucet nearest the dishwasher , place proper temperature . the thermometer in a glassand let the water UseJet - Dry ® RinseAgent Jet - Dry ® or Cascade Crystal Cleare rinse agents remove spots and prevent new film buildup on dishes , glasses , flatware , cookware and plastic . Filling the Dispenser Fillthe rinse agent dispenser until it reachesthe bottom of lipinside the opening . Replacecap . To check if rinse agent is needed , remove the cap and look into the dispenseE A full dispensershould lost about one month . tf the rinse agent spills , wipe up the excess . Proper Useof Detergent Useonlu detergent specificallu made for use in Besure the Dial is OFF before adding detergent . dishwashers . Cascade ® and Electrasol ® Automatic Otherwise , the detergent cup will not closeand latch Dishwashing Detergents have been approved for use properlu . Add detergent then closethe main cup . in all GEdishwashers . Keep uour detergent fresh and dry . Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until Uou'rereadu to wash dishes . Open _ @ The amount of detergent to use depends on whether your water is hard or soft . With hard water , you need extra detergent . With soft water , you need less Mai _ detergent . Protect uour dishesand dishwasher by contacting NOTE : To open detergent cup after it has been uour water department and asking how hard uour closed , simplu turn the detergent cup handle water is . Twelve or more grains is extremely hard counterclockwise until it releases . A snapping wateEA water softener is recommended . Without it , sound may be heard . lime can build up inthe water valve , which could DO NOTUSE HAND DISH DETERGENT stick while open and cause flooding . Too much detergent with soft water can cause a permanent cloudiness of glassware , called etching . Usethe information in the table below as a guideline to determine the amount of automatic dishwasher detergent to place in the dispenser NOTE : Usinga detergent that is not specifically Number designed for dishwashers will causethe dishwasher of Grains Detergent Cups to Fill to fill with suds . During operation , these sudswill spill Lessthan 4 Fill to 1 / 3 of main cup out of the dishwasher vents , coveringthe kitchen floor and making the floor wet . 4 to 8 Fill to 2 / B of main cup Becauseso manu detergent containers look alike , 8 to 12 Fill main cup store the dishwasher detergent in a separate space Greater than 12 Fillmain cup and open cup from all other cleaners . Show anuone who may use the dishwasher the correct detergent and where it You'llfind two detergent dispenserson the inside door is stored . of your dishwasher . Allwash cycles requiredetergent While there will be no lasting damage to the in the main cup . When using automatic dishwashing dishwasher , your disheswill not get clean using detergent tabs , simply place one tab in the main cup and close . a dishwashing detergent that is not formulated to work with dishwashers . 9
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Loading the dishwasher racks For best dishwashing results , follow these loading guidelines . Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets mog vorg from gout model . Upper Rack Securelarger dishwasher - safeplastics over The upper rack is for glasses , cups and two fingers when possible . saucers . Cups and glasses fit best along the sides . Thisis also a secure place for Make suresmall plastic items are secureso dishwasher - safe plastics . The upper rack is theg can't fall onto the heating element . good for all kinds of odd - shaped utensils . Saucepans , mixing bowls and other items should be placed face down . Lower Rack The lower rack is best used for plates , When loading the lower rock , do not load largeplatters or trays in the front right saucers and cookware . Largeitems such as broiler pans and racks should go along the come _ Thegmag prevent detergent from circulating during the wash cgcle . sides . Loud platters , pots and bowls along the sides , in corners or in the buck . The soiled side of items should face the center of the rack . Don't block the wash Wash Tower tower or load toll things Keepthe centerarea clear in the lower next to it . rack . Be sure items don't fall The wash tower risesthrough the through rack and block rotation of the sprag arm . center of the lower rack during the wash and rinse portions of the cgcle . Also , be careful not to let a portion of an item such as a pot or dish handle extend through Tower the bottom rack . This could block the wash arm and causepoor washing results . Don't block the upper rack wash towe _ Do not cover upper rack tower Inot present on all models ) Silverware Basket DON'T LETANY ITEM EXTEND THROUGH Put flatware in the removable basket with BOTTOM OF SILVERWAREBASKETAND fork and knife handles up to protect gour RACK , TO ENSUREPROPER FUNCTION hands . Placespoons in the basket with OF SPRAYARM . handles down . Mix knives , forks and spoons so theg don't nest together Distribute evenlg . Small plastic items , such as measuring spoons and lids from small containers , should go in the bottom of the silverware basket with silverware on top . 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 may vary from your model . Upper Ruck - - lO place settings Upper Rack - - lO place settings Lower Rack - - lO place settings Upper Rack - - 12 place settings Upper Rack - - 12 place settings Lower Rack - - 12 place settings Forget to Add a Dish ? A forgotten dish can be added ang time before the main wash . _ Push the door latch to the left . _ Once the water calms , open the door Steam mag rise out of the dishwasher _ Add forgotten dish . _ Closethe door and push the latch to the far right . Tips for Loading and Good Wash Performance _ Don't block the lower rack wash tower _ Don't let items fall through rack and block spray arms . 11
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Caringforthedishwasher To clean the control panel use a tightfg dampened cloth , then dry thorough % j . To clean the exterior , use a good appliance polish . Never use sharp objects , scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part of the dishwasher . Protect Against Freezing If Four dishwasher is left in an unheated place Drain water from the inlet lineand water during the winter , ask a service technician to : va ve . Usea pan to catch the wateE Reconnectthe water inlet line to the Cut off electrical power to the dishwasheE water valve . . . . . . . R . . . e . . m . . . o . . v . . e . . f . uses or trip circuit breakeE 17 Turn off the water supplg and disconnect the Remove the plastic sump cover in the tub water in et inefrom the water va ve . Sump cover screws - ' * bottom and use a sponge to soak up water in the rubber boot . Does Vour Dishwasher Have an Air Gap ? Air gap _ [ 4ii _ _ i4 ! _ r _ : _ _ j k An air gap protects Four dishwasher against Theairgap iseasgtoclean . water backing up into it if a drain clogs . _ ; Turn offthe dishwasher and lift off the The air gap is not a part of the dishwasher chrome cover It is not covered bg Four warrants . Not all Unscrew the plastic cap and clean with plumbing codes require air gaps , so Sou mag . . . . . . a . . t . o . . o . . t . h . . pick . not have one . Check the air gap ang time gout dishwasherisn'tdraining well . StainlesSsteel Panels The stainless steel panels can be cleaned Youcan order StainlessSteelMagic with StainlessSteelMagic or a similar # WXlOX15 through GEPartsbg calling 800.626.2002 . product using a clean , soft cloth . Optional accessories 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 includesside - mounting brackets and 1 / 4 " Woad panel trim kit - - This accessorg instructions for securing the dishawasher : contains trim and instructions for gou to supplg : : Ji : G : PF65 and install a ] / 4 " thick decorative wood door : Consult Four GE Appliance dealer to get the correct : : J _ G : : PF25B ( Black ) GPF325B / GPF425B kit for Four model . : : Ji : G : PF2SW ( White ) GPF32SW / GPF425W _ } GPF25C ( Bisque ) GPF32SC / GPF425C These accessories ore available at extra cost from G £ Call 800.626.2002 to order , or see Four 3 / 4 " Trimless wood panel kit - - This accessorg authorized GEAppliance dealer Visa , MosterCord or contains parts and instructions for gou to supplg and install a B / 4 " thick decorative wood door : Discover cords are accepted . SpecifF accessorF number when ordering . _ : GPF375 / GPF475 NOTET : he GPFIO0dishwasher door spring kit must also be ordered and installed when the door panel weighs four lbs . or more . Thiskit is included with the 3 / 4 " trim kits . 12
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Before you call for service . . , geeom Troubleshooting Tips Save time and manes ! Review the charts on the following pages , or visit Be . cam You mob not need to call for service . Problem Possible Causes What To Da Dishwasher won't run Fuseis blown , or the • Replacefuse or reset circuit breakeERemoveang other appliances circuitbreaker tripped from the circuit . • TrU pressingthe START / RESEpTad ( Electronicmodels ) two times . Poweris turned off • In some installations , power to the dishwasher is provided through a wall switch , often located next to the disposer switch . Makesure it is on . Noise Some of the sounds • Soft food disposalshredding action . gou'll hear are normal • Drain valve opening to pump water out . • Timer control as cgcle progresses . • Detergent cup opening . • The motor stopping during the drging period . • Waterdrainingout of tub immediatelgaftertouchingthe START / RESEpTad . Utensils are not secure • Make sure evergthing is secured in dishwasheE in rack or somethingsmall has dropped into rack Rattling dishes when • Make sure dishesare properlg loaded . Seethe Loadingthe dishwasher rocks section . the sprag arm rotates Motor hums • Dishwasher has not been used on a regular basis . If Soudo not use sour dishwasher often , set it to fill and pump out once everg week . Thiswill help keep the seal moist . • A small amount of clean water around the outlet on the tub bottom Water standing in This is normal the bottom of the tub at the back of the tub keepsthe water seal lubricated . Water won't pump Drain is clogged • If Sou have an air gap , clean it . out of the tub • Checkto seeif sour kitchen sinkis draining well . If not , Soumag need a plumbeE • Ifthe dishwasher drains into a disposer , run disposercleaE Suds in the tub Wrong detergent • Useonlg automatic dishwasher detergents to avoid sudsing . was used Cascade ® , Cascade _ Complete and Electraso ® l Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been approved for use in all GEdishwashers . • To remove sudsfrom the tub , open the dishwasher and let suds dissipate . Add ! gallon of cold water to the tub . On Modelswith a Dial : Closeand latch the dishwasheEPump out water bg slowlg turning the Dial until a drain period is reached . Repeatif necessarg . On Modelswith ElectronicControl : Pump out water bg pressingthe START / RESEpTad , then ! O seconds later , pressSTART / RESETpadagain . Repeatif necessarg . Rinse agent was spilled • Alwags wipe up rinse agent spillsimmediatelg . Stained tub interior Some tomato - based • Useof the RINSEONLYcgcle after adding the dish to the load foods can cause reddish can decreasethe level of staining . GErecommends Cascade _ stains Plastic Boosterto help remove these tgpes of stains . Tea or coffee stains • Removethe stain bg hand , using a solution of ! / 2 cup bleach and 3 cups warm wateE WARNING Before cleaning interior , wait at least 20 minutes after a cgcle for the heating elements to cool down . Failureto do so can result in burns . An overall gellow or • A special filter in the water supplg lineis the onlg wag to correct brown film can be this problem . Contact a water softener compang . caused bg iron deposits Jn water White film on inside • GErecommends Jet - Drg ® or Cascade Crgstal Clear _ to help surface - - hard water prevent hard water mineral deposits from forming . minerals • Rundishwasher with citric acid to remove mineral deposits . Citric acid ( Part number : WD35X151 ) can be ordered through GEParts . Seeback cover for ordering information . 13
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Before you call for service . . . Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishes don't dry Low inlet water • Hake sure inlet water temperature is at least 120 ° E temperature • SelectHEATEDDRY . • Use HOTSTARTand ADDEDHEAToptions . • Selecta higher cycle , such as POTS & PANSor HEAVYWASH . Rinseagent dispenser • Check the rinse agent dispenser and fill as required . is emptg Dishes and flatware Inlet water temperature • Raisethe water heater temperature to 120 ° R not clean is below 120 ° F . • Use HOTSTARTP , OTS & PANSor HEAVYWASHand HI TEMPWASH . Too little detergent • SeeUsingthe dishwasher section , refer to Proper Useof Detergent for detergent recommendations . Old or damp powdered • SeeUsingthe dishwasher section , refer to Proper Useof Detergent for detergent detergent recommendations . Water pressure is • Turn on a faucet . Iswater coming out more slowlg than usual ? If so , temporarilg low wait until pressureis normal before using gout dishwasher Air gap is clogged • Clean the air gap . 0mproperrack loading • Hake surelarge dishware does not blockdetergent dispenseror wash arm . No air gap or high . Verify that you have an air gap ora high drain loop . Referto drain loop the Installation Instructions . Spots and filming Extremelg hard water • UseJet - Dry ® or Cascade Crystal Clear _ rinse agents to remove spots on glasses and and prevent new film buildup . Low inlet water flatware • To remove stubborn spots and pre - existing film from glassware : temperature 1 Remove all metal utensils from the dishwashen Overloading the dishwasher 2 Do not add detergent . Improper loading 3 Selectthe longest cgcle . 4 Start the dishwasher and allow to run for 18 to 22 minutes . Old or damp powder Dishwasherwill now be in the main wash . detergent Rinse agent dispenser 5 Openthe door and pour 2 cups ( S00ml ) of white vinegar into the bottom of the dishwashe _ emptg Too little detergent 6 Closethe door and allow to complete the cgcle . Ifvinegar rinse doesn't work : Repeatas above , except use ! / 4 cup ( 60 ml ) of citric acid crystals instead of vinega _ Cloudiness on Combination of soft • This is called etching and is permanent . To prevent this from glassware water and too much happening , use lessdetergent if you have soft waten Wash glassware in detergent the shortest cgcle that will get it clean . Water temperature • Lower the water heater temperature . entering the dishwasher exceeds 150 ° R Detergent cup lid Dial is not in the OFF • Turn the Timer Dial to OFF . won't latch position Detergentleft in Dishes are blocking the • Reposition the dishes , dispenser cups detergent cups Steam This is normal • Steam comes through the vent by the door latch during drying and when water is being pumped out . Black orgray Aluminum utensils have • Remove marks with a mild , abrasive cleane , marks on dishes rubbed against dishes Control panel lights Time too long between • Each pad must betouched within 30 seconds of the others . To relight , go offwhen you are touching or selecting touch any pad again or unlatch and relatch the doo , setting controls pads Controlpanel Door latch mag not • Callfor service . responded to inputs be properlg seated but dishwasher never filled with water 14
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GE Dishwasher Warrants All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers , Staple your receipt here . or an authorized Customer Care c _ technician . To schedule Proof of the original pumhase service , on - line , 24 hours a day , visit us at go . cam , or call date is needed to obtain service 800 . GE.CARES ( 800.432.2737 ) . Please have serial number and under the warranty , model number available when calling 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 From the dote of the this limited one - year warranty , GEwill also provide , free of charge , all labor and in - home service original purchase to replace the defective part . What Is Not Covered : • Service trips to gour home to teach gou how to use • Incidental or consequential damage caused bg possible the product . defects with this appliance . • Improper installation , deliverg or maintenance . • Cleaning or servicing of the air gap device in the drain line . • Failure of the product if it is abused , misused , or used for other than the intended purpose or used commerciallg . • Damage caused after deliverg . • Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit • Product not accessible to provide required service . breakers . • Damage to the product caused bg accident , fire , floods or acts of God . 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 . 1 This warranty is extended to the origina ! purchaser and ong succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA . If the product is located in on area where service bg o GE Authorized Servicer is not available , you mag be responsible for o trip charge or Sou may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location . In Alaska , the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to sour home . Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages . This warrants gives you specific legal rights , and you mag also have other rights which vary from state to state . To know what sour legal rights ore , consult your local or state consumer affairs office or sour state's Attorneg General . Warrantor : General Electric Company . Louisville , KY 40225 15
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Consumer Support ge . com Have a question or need assistance with gour appliance ? Tr U the GE Appliances Website 24 hours a da U , ' I aGn UEdaAUpof ptheligaeand cFoer sgreaWter ecobnvseniietnece and faster service , gou can now download Owner's Manuals , order parts or even schedule service on - line . ScheduleService ge . com Expert GErepair service is onlUone step awa Ufrom gour door Get on - line and schedule gour service at gour convenience 24 hours ang dag of the gead Or call 800 . GECARES ( 800.432.2737 ) during normal business hours . RealLife DesignStudio ge . com GE supports the Universal Design concept - products , services and environments that can be used bg people of all ages , sizes and capabilities . We recognize the need to design for a wide range of phgsical and mental abilities and impairments . For details of GE's Universal Design applications , including kitchen design ideas for people with disabilities , check out our Website todag . For the hearing impaired , please call 800 . TDD.GEAC ( 800.833.4322 ) . Extended Warranties ge . com Purchase a GE extended warrant U and learn about special discounts that are available while gour warrant U is still in effect . You can purchase it on - line angtime , or call 800.626.2224 during normal business hours . GE Consumer Home Services will still be there after gour warrant U expires . Parts and Accessories ge . com Individuals qualified to service their own appliances can have parts or accessories sent directlg to their homes [ I ( VISA , MasterCard and Discover cards are accepted ) . Order on - line todag , 24 hours everg dag or bg phone at 800.626.2002 during normal business hours . J Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed bg ang user . Other servicing generally should be referred to qualified service personnel . Caution must be exercised , since improper servicing mug cause unsafe operation . Contact Us ge . com If SOUare not satisfied with the service gou receive from GE , contact us on our Website with all the details including gour phone number , or write to : General Manager , Customer Relations GE Appliances , Appliance Park Louisville , KY 40225 In Canada write to : Director , Customer Relations , Mabe Canada Inc . Suite 310 , 1 Factor U Lane Moncton , N . B . EIC 9ivi3 ge . com Register sour new appliance on - line - - at sour convenience ! Timel U product registration will allow ' l fRor eenghainscetdercomYmounuicartioAn ppanldiaprnomcpteservice under the terms of sour warrantg , should the need arise . You mag also mail in the pre - printed registration card included in the packing material . _ ' _ Printed in the United 5totes _ Printed on Recgcled Paper
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