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ge . com Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . 2 , s ADW1000 Series Operating Instructions Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 GHDA300 Series Control Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 GSDIO00 Series Control Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 5 GSD2000 Series Dial Cgcles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 GSDSO00 Series Flashing Displag Lights . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Loading the GSD4000 Series Dishwasher Racks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 GSN2000 Series Loading Place Settings . . . . . . . . . . 11 HDA1000 Series Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 HDA2000 Series Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . . . 8 , 9 HDA3000 Series Troubleshooting Tips . . . is , 14 Consumer Support Consumer Support . . . . . Back Cover Warrants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Write the model and serial numbers here : Model # Serial # Youcan find them on a label on the tub walljust inside the dooE 165D4700P343 49 - 55025 01 - 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 A WARNING ! WATERHEATERSAFETY f _ . . J ' . _ " _ Under certain conditions , hydrogen gas mag be produced in a 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 , gou 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 gour dishwasher unlessit is specificallg 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 supplg 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 gou are in doubt whether the disconnectthe appliance from the power suppl ! : ] . appliance is properlg grounded . We recommend having o qualified technician • Dispose of discarded appliances and shipping service ! : ] ourappliance . or packing material properlg . A 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 specificallg designeduse for dishwashers will ca • Closesupervision is necessarg if this appliance the dishwasher to fill with is used bg or near children . suds . • Load light , plastic items so theg do not • If gour 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 gou 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 _ k 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 : 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 OwnePsManual . 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 GEdishwashers . the door . • 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 upto 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 . ( onsomemode ) s ) NORMAL / For loads of everyday dishes , glasses and cookware with medium soils . NOTE : Hang dishes have lighter NORMAL WASH soil than normal . Choosing a cycle other than NORMAL 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 30 minutes . PLATEWARMER 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 TEMP 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 . ( onsomemodels ) 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 30 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 have started o cycle or selected only ) DELAYSTARTso the cycJeor 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 ( electronicmodelsl 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 Heovg Wash 7.0 11207 Normal Wash 5.7 1 Rinse Onlg 2.2 53 Plate Wormer 0.0 40 HDAl100 Hot PreWash Option 1 2.5 1017 ADWl100 Normal Wash 5.7 1 Drging 0.0 40 GSD1500 Hot Start Option _ 2.5 10 GSD2100 Heovg Wash 7.0 11207 GSD2101 Normal Wash 5.7 1 Light Wash 4.5 113 Rinse Onlg 2.2 53 Plate Warmer 0.0 40 HDA2100 Hot PreWash Option 1 2.5 10 Heovg Wash 7.0 120 Normal Wash 5.7 117 Water Saver 4.5 113 Rinse Onlg 2.2 53 Drging O . 0 40 HDA3500 Hot PreWash Option 1 2.5 12 Heovg Wash 7.0 118 Normal Wash * 5.7 118 Water Saver * 4.5 114 Rinse Onlg * 2.2 53 Plate Warmer 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 Onlg * 2.2 53 Plate Warmer O . 0 40 GSD2700 Hot Start Option 1 2.5 12 Heovg Wash 7.0 118 Normal Wash * 5.7 118 Rinse Onlg * 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 Onlg * 2.2 53 Plate Warmer O . 0 40 GHDA350 Hot Start Option 1 1.3 3103 Pots & Pans 8.2 Heovg Wash 7.0 103 Normal Wash * 5.7 103 Light Wash * 3.4 95 Rinse Onlg * 2.2 4233 Plate Warmer 0.0 GSD4000 Pots & Pans 8.8 112 Heovg Wash 7.5 108 Normal Wash 5.7 105 China / Crgstal 6.3 80 Rinse Onlg 1.3 3 1 Hot Start Option adds water amount and cgcle time shown when selected . * Normal Wash button should be pushed to run this cgcle . NOTE : Not all models have everg cgcle listed .
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About the dishwasher control panel m 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 Heavy Wash q / _ _ , F Light Wash or Water Saver Hot Prewash or Hot Start @ Heated Drg Option O Off O _ On Off / l SIWRT WArER SAVFR O HOT PRE \ _ / ASH OPTION • Pots Normal HI Tamp Wash Heated Dry & Pans Wash On Off On Off OFF O 1 LILILILI Cycle EnergySaver Senector Option PLATE _ / AI _ ER • RINSE ONLY ( HEALEDDR ' / ON ) O ( HT _ , ] ED DRY OTF ) Start Hot Start Cgcles Options 0 e LightWash Option 0 Off 0 ( Heated Drg On ) Hot Start Option Start Cgcles Options Cycle on Light Wash @ ( Heated Dry Off ) Cgcles 6
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Operation of models with cycle dial ge . com Rinse Only For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later Do not use detergent . Off 0 LNIt / vqs _ MakseurHeEATDERiDsYnostele _ ed . SlowtulyrntheDiatolRINOSENLY . O [ _ te Wermer _ Besurtehedooisrunlatched , atcthhedootorstatrhtecycle , Plate Warmer or Drying _ t Stl , r _ Forwarming clean dishes and serving plates . This cycle will take approximately 39 minutes . o # o woh Load clean dishware to be warmed . _ Slowly turn the Dial to PLATEWARMERor SelectHEATEDDRYON . , DRYING . [ l _ otod D _ j of Be sure the door is unlatched . Latch the door to start the cycle , Hot Start or Hot Prestart Option Preheatswash water to the correct temperature . Selectthe HOTSTARTor HOTPRESTART Slowly turn the Dial to HOT STARTor HOT PRESTART . cyc e and any other option on the push button pad , Latch the door to start the cycle . Be sure the door is unlatched , Short Wash or Light Wash or Water Saver Hotst _ ll i st _ l _ _ , _ g _ 1 . * _ ' _ For quickly washing loads of everyday disheswith light to medium soilsthat have not dried on . P _ wo _ m _ _ , ! i ) ¸ : Be sure the door is unlatched . Latch the door to start the cycle . Slowly turn the Dial to SHORTWASH , F _ , , _ _ . _ . . - . ' . _ LIGHTWASHor WATERSAVER . Start Delay ton some models ) The STARTDELAYwill allow you to delay the start time of any cycle automatically up to 6 hours . i ; ¸ ¸ ¸ ¸ Q 0 Li r _ £ ges _ Besurtehedooirsunlatched . _ SlowtluyrntheDiatol thedesirteimd e . CYCLEON light will come on , Selectthe wash cycle and option you want . _ Latch the door to start the cycle . Start ( Hodels 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 _ The 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 cycle 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 display the last settings you selected . If gou don't want to change any of the settings , simply touch the START / RESETpad to begin the cycle . Also , if a power failure occurs , NORMAL and HEATEDDRYwill automatically be programmed . Make any new selections and touch the START / RESETpad to begin the cycle . Clean This light is illuminated when a wash cycle is complete . The light will stag ON until the door is opened . Flashing Display Lights Lights What It Means What To Do The START / RESETpad wash cycle . Thisis normal . Allow the dishwasher to drain and reset before you start a new has been pressed . Control Error Pressthe START / RESEpTad to turn off the beepeEIf the CLEAN CLEAN light continues to flash , call for service . PLUS A BEEPING SOUND Control Error Pressthe START / RESEpTad to turn off the beeper and the dishwasher will attempt to reset . Restartthe wash cgde . If this error continues , turn off the power to the dishwasher at the circuit breaker for 30 seconds . Trg the dishwasher again . If the error is still present , call for service . PLUS A BEEPING SOUND 8
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Using the dishwasher ge . com The entering water must be at least 120 ° Fand run continuouslg into the glass until the temperature not more than 150 ° F , for effective cleaning and to stops rising . Check the Water Temperature prevent dish damage . Check the water temperature Adjust the maximum / minimum temperature of the with a candg or meat thermomete _ Turn on the water heater if necessary 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 Clear _ 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 dispense _ A full dispensershould lost about one month . tf the rinse agent spills , wipe up the excess . Proper Use of Detergent Useonlg detergent specificallg 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 properly . Add detergent then closethe main cup . in all GEdishwashers . Keepgour detergent fresh and dry . Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser Open cup until gou're ready to wash dishes . 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 Main ! ! _ _ detergent . Protect your dishesand dishwasher by contacting NOTE : To open detergent cup after it has been your water department and asking how hard your closed , simply turn the detergent cup handle water is . Twelve or more grains is extremely hard counterclockwise until it releases . A snapping wate _ A 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 mang 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 angone who mag 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 , gour 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 mag vary from gour 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 rack , do not load largeplatters or trags in the front right saucers and cookware . Largeitems such as broiler pans and racks should go along the comer Thegmag prevent detergent from circulating during the wash cycle . sides . Load platters , pots and bowls along the sides , in corners or in the back . The soiled side of items should face the center of the rack . Don't block the wash Wash Tower tower or load toll things Keep the center area 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 tower 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 rocks and silverware baskets may vary from your model . Upper Rack - - 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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Caring for the dishwasher To clean the control panel , use a lightt _ ldampened cloth , then dry thoroughlF , . To clean the exterior , use a good appliance polish . Never use sharp objects , scouring pads or harsh cleaners on antj part of : the dishwashen Protect Against Freezing If your dishwasher is left in an unheated place Drain water from the inlet lineand water during the winter , ask a service technician to : va re . Usea pan to catch the water : Reconnectthe water inlet line to the Cut off electrical power to the dishwasher : ' water valve . Removefuses or trip circuit breaker : Turn off the water supp ! g and disconnect the Remove the plastic sump cover in the tub water in et inefrom the water va re . Sump cover screws bottom and use a sponge to soak up water in the rubber boot . Air gap Does Vour Dishwasher Have an Air Gap ? An air gap protects Four dishwasher against The air gap is easy to clean . water backing up into it if a drain clogs . Turn off the 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 toothpick not have one . Checkthe air gap ang time Four dishwasherisn'tdraining well . Stainless Steel Panels The stainless steel panels can be cleaned Youcan order StainlessSteelMagic with StainlessSteelMagic or a similar # WXIOX1Sthrough 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 / / 4 " Wood panel trim kit - - This accessorg instructions for securing the dishawasher : contains trim and instructions for you to supply GPF6S and install a ] / 4 " thick decorative wood door : Consult Four GE Appliance dealer to get the correct GPF2SB ( Black ) GPF325B / GPF42SB kit for Four model . : : ! GPE2SW ( White ) GPF325W / GPE42SW GPF2SC ( Bisque ) GPF32SC / GPF423C These accessories ore available at extra cost from GE . Call 800.626.2002 to order , or see Four 3 / 4 " Trimless wood panel kit - - This accessorg authorized GEAppliance deolen Visa , MosterCord or contains parts and instructions for Souto supplg and install a 3 / 4 " thick decorative wood door : Discover cards are accepted . SpecifF accessor F 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 go . com . You mag R not need to call for service . Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishwasher wont run Fuseis blown , or the , Replacefuse or reset circuit breaker Removeang other appliances circuit breaker tripped from the circuit . , Trg pressingthe START / RESEpTod ( Electronicmodels ) two times . Power is 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 . goull 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 / RESEpTod . Utensils are not secure , Make sure evergthing is secured in dishwasher in rack or something small has dropped into rack Rattling dishes when , Make sure dishesare properlg loaded . Seethe Loadingthe dishwasher racks section . the sprag arm rotates Motor hums , Dishwasher has not been used on a regular basis . If gou do not use gour 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 . VVaterwon't pump Drain is clogged , If gou have an air gap , clean it . out of the tub , Checkto seeif gour kitchen sinkis draining well . if not , gou mag need a plumbe [ , Ifthe dishwasher drains into a disposer , run disposerclear . Suds in the tub Wrong detergent , Useonlg automatic dishwasher detergents to avoid sudsing . was used Cascade ? Cascade _ Complete and ElectrasoPAutomatic Dishwashing Detergents have been approved for use in all GEdishwashers . , To remove sudsfrom the tub , open the dishwasher and let suds dissipate . Add 1 gallon of cold water to the tub . On blodels with a Dial : Closeand latch the dishwasher . Pump 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 10 seconds later , pressSTART / RESEpTad again . Repeatif necessarg . Rinseagent 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 Boaster to help remove these tgpes of stains . Tea or coffee stains , Removethe stain bg hand , using a solution of 1 / 2 cup bleach and 3 cups warm wate [ WARNING Before cleaning interior , wait at least 20 minutes after o cgcle for the heating elements to cool down . Failureto do so can result in burns . An overall sallow or , A special filter in the water supplg lineis the onlg wag to correct brown film can be this problem . Contact a water softener comports . caused bg iron deposits in water White film on inside • GErecommends Jet - Dry _ or Cascade Crystal Ctear _ 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 oMake sure inlet water temperature is at least 120 ° K temperature _ SelectHEATEDDRY . Use HOTSTARTand ADDEDHEAToptions . Selecta higher cgcle , such as POTS & PANSor HEAVYWASH . Rinseagent dispenser _ Check the rinse agent dispenser and fill as required . is ernptg Dishes end flatware inlet water temperature _ Raisethe water heater temperature to 120 ° R not cleon is below 120 _ F . _ Use HOTSTARTP , OTS & PANSor HEAW WASHand 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 gour dishwasher Air gap is clogged oClean the air gap . improper rack loading oHake sure largedishware does not blockdetergent dispenseror wash arm . No air gap or high oVerifg that gou have an air gap or a high drain loop . Referto drain loop the Installation Instructions . Spots and filming Extremelg hard water UseJet - Dry _ or Cascade Crystal C ' / eor _ 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 dishwasher . 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 ( 500ml ) of white vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher . emptg Too little detergent 6 Closethe door and allow to complete the cgcle . Ifvinegar rinse doesn't work : Repeatas above , except use 1 / 4 cup ( 60 ml ) of citric acid crgstals instead of vinegar 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 gou have soft water . 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 Dia ! 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 bg the door latch during drging and when water is being pumped out . Black orgroy Aluminum utensils have • Remove marks with a mild , abrasive cleaner . marks on dishes rubbed against dishes Control pond lights Time too long between * Each pad must betouched within 30 seconds of the others . To relight , go offwhen you ore touching or selecting touch ang pad again or unlatch and relatch the door . setting controls pads Control panel Door latch rnag not _ Callfor service . responded to inputs be propedg 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 Core 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 warrants . model number available when calling for service . For The Period Of : GE Will Replace : One Year Ang part of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship . During From the dote of the this limited one - gear warrants , 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 , delivery 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 commercially . • 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 . EXCLUSIONOF IMPLIEDWARRANTIES - - Yousrole 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 limitedto oneyear 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 , Sou mog be responsible for o trip charge or Sou mog be required to bring the product to on Authorized GE Service location . In Alaska , the warrants 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 warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you mug also hove other rights which varg from state to state . To know what gout legal rights ore , consult gout local or state consumer affairs office or gout state's Attorneg General . Warrantor : General Electric Compung . Louisville , KY 40225 15
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Consumer Support ge . com Have a question or need assistance with your appliance ? Try the GEAppliances Website 24 hours a day , ! ' aGnyEdaAy opf tpheliyaeanr ! Fcoer gsreWaterecobnvsen ! ietnoce and faster service , you can now download Owner's Manuals , order parts or even schedule service on - line . ScheduleService ge . com Expert GErepair service is only one step away from your door . Get ondine and schedule your service at your convenience 24 hours any day of the year ! Or ca ! l 800 . GE.CARE ( S800 . 432.2737 ) during normal business hours . RealLife DesignStudio go . cam 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 . Fordetails of GE'sUniversal Designapplications , including kitchen design ideas for people with disabilities , check out our Webs ! to today . For the hearing impaired , please ca ! l 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 and ! no anytime , or call 800.626.2224during normal businesshours . GEConsumer Home Serviceswill still be there after your warranty expires . Parts and Accessories go . cam Individuals qualified to service their own appliances can have parts or accessoriessent directly to their homes [ I ( VISA , MasterCardand Discovercards are accepted } . Orderon - line today , 24 hours every day or by phone at 800.626.2002during normal business hours . J Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed bg any 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 satisfiedwith the service you receivefrom GE , contact us on our Website with a ! l the details including your phone number , or write to : General blanager , Customer Relations GEAppliances , Appliance Park Louisville , KY40225 In Canada write to : Director , Customer Relations , blabe Canada Inc . Suite 310 , 1 Factory Lane Ftoncton , N . B . E1C 9F13 ge . com Register your new appliance on - lineJat your convenience ! Timely product registration will allow ' l fRor eenghainscteed rcoYmmouunicraAtionppanldiaprnomcpet 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 . t Printed in the United States _ Printed on Recycled Paper
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