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DISHWASHER : MDB - 3 UIDE iiiii i a a _ a Installer : Please leave this manual with _ ' - , , , . _ FEINTSYTRUC . . T . . . . I . . O . . . . . . N . . . . . SPage 1 : : : : : i ] thisappliance , Consumer : Pleaseread and keepthis manual for future reference • Keep sales _ ING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P . . . a . . g . . e _ . . s - . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i receiptand / or cancelledcheckas proofof _ , purchase . ! iiiii ModelNumber = ' _ , . _ . . S . fiWASEHSINSGEN . T . . . . I . . A . . . . . L . . P . . S . age 5 iiii _ iiiii SerialNumber _ IROLS ATAGLAN . . . C . . . . . E . . . Page 6 - 7 w _ P _ ATINGTIP . S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P . age ' 7 a ii Data of Purchasa _ flAL CARITEEM . . . S . . . . . . . . . . P . . . a . . g . 8 . e . . a _ ANDCLEAN . . I . N . . G . . . . . . . P . . . a . . g . 8 . e . . . . . : : : : : : : a _ a _ _ RE YOCUAL . . . . L . . . . . . . . . . . . Pages 9 " 10 i ; ii ' If youhave questions , call : a _ WABRANT . . . Y . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 11 1 - 800 - 688 - 9900 ( USA ) 1 - 800 - 688 - 200 ( 2CANADA ) 1 - 800 - 688 - 208 ( 0U.S.TTYfor _ UIDE DEL'II [ IU _ , g . _ . . . . U . . . R Page 12 hearingorspeechimpaired ) ( Mon . - Fd . , 8 arn - 8pm EasternTime ) Interneth : ttp : / / www . maytag . com DEULSUA . R . . . I . O . . . . . . . . . P . . . a . . g . 2.6e . . . . . Forsemice information , see page 11 . : : Pact No . 6 917283 A " • http : / / www . maytag corn 99002562 Utho U S A _ 2002 Maytag Appliances Sales Co
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IMPORSTAF . EHITHtYSTRUCTIOHS RECOGSNAIFZEESTYYMBOWLOSR , LDASB , ELS WHAT You NEEDTO KNOW ABOUT SAFETY . . . . . INSTRUCTIONS warning and Important Safety Instructions appearing in this manual are not meant to cover all possibleconditions and situationsthat may occur . Common sense , caution , and care must be exercisedwhen installingm , aintaining , or operatingthe dishwasher . Always contact your dealer , distributor , service agent , or manufacturer about problems or conditions you do not understand . washed , sharpor pointeditems shouldbe locatedwith the handlesup . Also , load sharpitems so theyare not likelyto damagethe doorseal . , Do not touchthe heatingelementon the bottom of the tubduringor at the completionof a cycle . It will be hot . 9 . Use only detergentsandrinseadditivesdesignedfor a residential automatic dishwasher . Never use soap , laundry detergent , or handwashingdetergentin your dishwasher . Keep these productsout of reach of Productswitha ( _ ) labelhavebeenlistedwithUnderwriter's children . Laboratones , Inc . - thosewith a CSAtag have been listed withCanadianStandardsAssociation . Neverthelessa , s with 10 . Do not sit , standon or abusethe dooror dish racksof the dishwasher . any other equipment using electricity and moving parts , thereis a potentialhazard . 11 . Under certain conditions , hydrogen gas may be producedin a hotwatersystemthat has not beenused for two weeks or more . Hydrogengas is explosive . If the hot water system has not been used for such a period , turn on all hot waterfaucets and let the water flowfromeachfor severalminutes . Thiswillreleaseany accumulatedhydrogengas . As thegas is flammable , do 1 . Readall instructionsbeforeusingthedishwasher . not smokeor use anopenflameduringthis process . 2 . Usethe dishwasheronly for its intendedfun _ on . 12 . Do not washplastic items unlessmarked " dishwasher 3 . Disconnect electrical power to dishwasher before safe " or theequivalent . For plasticitemsnot so marked , attemptingto service . checkthe manufacturer'srecommendations . 4 . To avoidelectricalshockhazard , the sidesand back 13 . Donot tamperwith controls . must be enclosed and the front panels must be 14 . To preventaccidentacl hildentrapmenatndsulfecalJon attached before electncal power is applied to the risks , always remove the door to the washing dishwasher . Refer to the installationinstructionsfor compartmentwhenremov _ = nagn old dishwashefrrom propergroundingprocedures . serviceor discardingit . 5 . Connect to a properly rated , protectedand sized 15 . Usecau ' , ionwhenunloadingthedishwasher . Disheswill powersupplycircuitto avoidelectricaloverload . be hot if unloadedshortlyafter acycle has completed . 6 . Children should never be permitted to operate , or 16 . Certified residentialdishwashersare not intendedfor play in , with , or aroundthisdishwasher . licensedfood establishments . 7 . To reducethe riskof injurywhen loadingitems to be Save These Instructions for Future Reference !
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LOADIFIG BEFOYROESUTART GENERAL RECOMMLEONADDEIDNG ( Rackfeaturesvaryby model ) > Don'tprerinse . Simplyscrapeoffany RECOMMENDATIONS bonesorlargefood particles . For best dishwashingresultsfollow these > If connectedto a food waste disposer , guidelines to determine the best : _ Itemscanbe _ ntered behinda single make certain the disposer is empty arrangementfor youritems . tine or loadedat an angleto maximize beforestartingthe dishwasher , space . > - Scrapeoff tomato - basedfood soils > - Avoid blockingor preventingthe spray ( see page8 ) . arms from spinning freely . Do not > Remove certain foods ( such as allow items to extend beyond the I Facesoiled surfacestowardsthe mustard , mayonnaise , lemon juice , racks . t . . . centerof the dishwasher . vinegar , salt or dressings ) from stainlesssteel flatwareas soon as possible . These foods may cause rustingand pittingif allowedto remain in contact with the surface for an extendedperiodof time . UPPERRACK The Stack - Rack is designed to hold stemwarein place . Tallerstemwarewillfit The Vari - Lock " Snugger ( select models ) betteronthe rightside asthe upperrackis on the left secures lightweight items in deeperon thisside . place . It can be adjustedby graspingthe wavywireand rotatingit leftto snugitems 10 Place Settings againsttheouterrackortotherightto rest Glasses , cups , stemware , light - weight ontopof lightitems . Donot loaditemson plastics , plates , bowls , pans , long - handled top of the wire . utensilsetc . can be loadedinthis rack . Do not load glassesoverthe tines . Thefoldingtines ( selectmodels ) locatedin the front right corner provideconvenient loading space for large , bulky items like potsand pansor mixingbowls For bestresultswithtall glassesa , lignthe Vari - Lock " Snugger ( selectmodels ) wavy TheStack - Rack ( selectmodels ) ontheright wirewiththearrowonthe rackclip . Restthe side of the upperrackfoldsupor downfor bottomof the glassagainstthewavywire . loadingflexibilityF . oldit downto holdlong - handledknivess , patulasandspoonsorshort itemslikecupsorjuloeglasses . Foldit upfor talleritemslikeglasses , bowls , platese , tc . The cup clips ( select models ) located in the centerof the upperrackcan beusedto hold light weight plastic items , cooking utensils , knives , etc . inplace . Clip the item betweenthe line andthe clip .
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LOAD ( CIHOHGT , , tUED ) ADJUSTABLEUPPER RACK ( select models ) To lowerthe rack : > " Pullthe rackfullyout . > Placehands oneachadjuster . > * Pressdownonthe topbluebuttonand push down ( the button will slide towards the centerof therack ) . > The rackwill cometo astopwhen it is in position . Toraisethe rack : The Adjustable Upper Rack ( select > - Pullthe rackfully out . models ) can be raised or lowered to , _ " Placehandsoneachadjuster . accommodatetallerplates , plattersp , ans , I The dishwasherwill not operate > - Liftup bothsidesuntil rackcomesto a etc . inthe upperorlowerracks . Fullsize correctly if the upperrack wash stop . platescan be loadedin the upperrack armconnectionisnotalignedwith when the upper rack is in the lower one of the water inlet holeson position . backwall A varietyof large items such as dinner LOWREARCK plates , mixing bowls , potsand pans and bakingdishescan be loadedinthis rack . 3 saucersare loadedonthe rackunder theStack . ( select models ) Tallitemssuchasbakewareandlargeplatters Canbeplacedonthelef _ side . 10 Place Settings Back Back Withthe Stack - Rack ( selectmodels ) shelf raised , thin items like cookie sheets or ConvertibleTines ( select models ) in the Positionintghe Fold - Away " Tines ( select pizza pans may be placed along the left models ) fiat in the back , left comer back , right corner can be adjustedto side . With the shelf down , two levels of providenarrow spacingfor loadingplates providesconvenientloading space for glassesandcups Canbe loaded . or widespacingfor loadingdeep bowls , large , bulkyitemslike pets and pansor pots or pans . Flip tines up for narrow mixingbowls . spacingor downfor widerspacing . 3
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rack for loading miscellaneousitems and REMOVABLEUTENSIL utensils . This is also a safe BASKET ( Design varies by model ) place to load sharp For best cleaning results , prevent items knives and from nesting together by placing some pointed items in the basket with handles up and items . some with handles down . Load knives , handlesup and spoonsandforks handles down , through the slots in the hinged SPLIT & FIT UTENSIL coveredsection ( s ) ( when closed ) . BASKET ( Select models ) Be sure that thin , finely pointeditemsdo " The split silverware basket can be not extend through the basket . separatedandplacedinseverallocationsin This could block the lower the bottom rack . Hold the basket firmly washarm . alongthe sides . Followthe unlockdirection Small , lightweight items arrows imprintedon the basket and slide like baby spoons and the basketapartuntilit splitsintotwo . Load plasticmeasuring spoons flatware and utensils into should be placed in the _ th sectionsorjustone , section ( s ) with the hinged dependingupon your cover ( s ) . load . ODDS & ENDS BASKET ( Select models ) Usethis supplementablasketin theupper of the rack stop . The rack stop will REMOYTIHileGUPPERRA ( K snap openandcan be easilyremoved by pulling straight out . Take care to The upperrackcan be removedwhental ] supportthe track while removingrack or oversizeditems needto be loadedinto stops . the lower rack . Unload the rack prior to Roll the rack all the way out of the removing . track and remove from the TO REMOVE : dishwasher . > - Roll the upperrack 1 / 3 to 1 / 2 of the Reverse the above procedure to wayout . replace the upper rack into the Rack Sto dishwasher . : _ Removetheplasticrackstop fromthe end of each track . To remove each plastic rack stop , push inward ( towardsthe rack ) on the ridgedarea
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DISflWASEflSlHSGEHTIALS To check theincomingwatertemperature , Beforestartingthedishwasher , turn on the riOTWATER turn on the hot waterfaucet nearestthe hot water faucet and let it run until the dishwasherandlet it runintoa glassin the wateris hot . Thisassuresthat the initiaflill For optimal cleaning and drying sink . Place a candy thermometerin the of wateris hot . results , hot water is necessary . The glass and check the temperatureonce it incomingwater temperatureshould be has stopped rising . If the temperatureis 120 - 1400 F ( 49 - 600 C ) to properly below 1200 F ( 49 ° C ) , have a qualified activate the detergentand melt greasy person raise the water heater thermostat food soils . setting . The amount of detergent to use is detergenteffectiveness , and protectthe DETEDSENT determinedby the hardnessof the water dishwasher parts from the damage that and soil levelof the load . Refer to the hardwatercan cause . Use a detergentdesigned specificallyfor following chart for detergent usage use in anautomaticdishwasher . Besure it recommendations . isfreshandstoredina cool , dry place ( not underthe sink ) . Do not usedetergentwiththeRinse Only cycle . Leavethe detergentlid openwhen RECOMMENDEDAMOUNT runningRinseOnly . Toolittledetergentresultsinpeercleaning , In extremely hard water conditions ( 13 hard water filming / spotting and poor grains per gallonormore * ) , it is difficultto drying . Too much detergent can cause achievegoodresultswith any dishwasher . permanentetching ! cloudiness . A mechanical water softener may be necessary to improve water quality , * Your local water utility or state university extension sen / ice can tell you i Soft ( 0 - 4 gpg ) LightSoil 5 teaspoons the degree of water hardness in your Normal Soil 6 teaspoons area . Heavy Soil 8 teaspoons * * Add recommended amount of Medium ( 5 - 9 gpg ) LightSoil 7 teaspoons detergent to either side of the Main Normal Soil 8 teaspoons Wash compartmenL Heavy Soil 10 teaspoons Hard ( 10 - 12 gpg ) LightSoil 9 teaspoons Normal Soil 10 teaspoons Heavy Soil 12 teaspoons rinse aid is belowthe indicatormarksand " 3 " . Adjustit upto the = MAX " settingfor RINSAEID the windowis nearlyclear , it is timetorefill hard water , Set the lever anywhere the dispenser . Check the dispenser betweenthese amountsas neededto get Regular use of a rinse aid improves monthly . the bestresults . Replacethe cap andturn drying , reduces spotting and filming , it clockwiseto dose . and reduces moisture left on the Toadd rinseaid to the dispenser , tum the dishwasherinterior . cap ceunterdockwiseto open . Remove the cap and pourliquid rinse aid into the An automatic rinse aid dispenser is opening . The amount of rinse aid located next to the detergentcup . The dispensedduringthe cycleis adjustableby window next to the dispenser cap movingthe leverinside the reservoirarea . indicates when the rinse aid reservoir For most water conditions use needs to be refilled . When the level of manufacturers recommended setting of S
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COFITRAOTALSGLANCE HEAVYWASH RINSE ONLY CYCLAEFSIDWATUESRAGE Longcycle for heavyfood soils . 8 gallons . Rinsesdishesbeing helduntilthereis a AUTO CLEAN ( selectmodels ) full load . Controlsodors . 2 gallons . NORMALWASH Manufacturer'srecommendedcyclechoice for all day - to - daysoiltypes , Medium cycle for average food soils . Dependingon the number of fills , water Normal dishloads vary from day to day , i Cycle times shown in the usagerangesfrom3 to 6 gallons . Auto Clean is recommendedbecause it numericadl isplay ( selectmodels ) selects the number of water fills best increase or decrease , based on LIGHT WASH suited for the soil level of each load . each load's soil level , water Dependingon the number of fills required Short cycle for light fond soils . Water temperatureandselectedoptions . water usagerangesfrom 3 to 8 gallons . usageis 5 gallons , I Usingthe ExtraRinseoption will increase water consumptionby L , , , , _ 1 , , _ gallons . to sanitize dishware . At the end of the toweldryingof someitemssuchas plastic OPTIOFIS cycle , whenthe cyclemonitor recognizes and teflon may be necessaryand more that the properconditionshave been met , moisturemaybe noticedadheringto the TOUGH SCRUB " ORTOUGH the SANITIZEDlight illuminates . dishwasherinterior , Witheitherdry op _ on , it SCRUB " PLUS ( selectmodels ) is normalto noticevaporescapingfromthe Sanitizatiomn aynotbe achievedif there is doorvent . Select this option ( select models ) when an interruptionof the cycle , power failure washingloads with hard - to - removefood or if the incomingwater temperature is START / CANCEL soils . Tough Scrub " or Tough Scrub " below 120 ° F ( 49 ° C ) . Pluscanbeselectedwithanycycle ( except Tostarta cycle , dosethe doorandpressthe RinseOnly ) . Dependingonwhichcycleis EXTRARINSE ( selecmt odels ) START / Cancepladonce . Tocancewl hena being used , this option adds fills , heat c'yde is running , pressthe STARTICancel Select Extra Rinse to add an additional and / orwashtimeto thewashcycle . padonce . Thedishwasherwilldrain , then dnse to the cycle . Anextrarinsehelpsto Forbaked - ond , ried - osnoilss , elecHteavy shutoff . Toturnthedishwasheorffwithout improveresultsin hardwatersituations . Wash alongwiththeTough Scrub " or drainingp , resstheSTARTICancepladtwiea , ToughScrub " Plusoption . HEATEDDRY The dishwasherremembersyour lestcyde SANITIZE so you donot haveto resetthe cycleeach SelectHeatedDry to tom on the heating time . Tostartthedishwasheur singthesame elementduring dry for enhanceddrying Select SanitizewithAuto Clean ( select cycleandoptionsselectedonthe previous resultsW . hen HeatedDry is not selected , models ) , Heavy , Normal , or LightWash wash , justpressthe START / Canceplad . illuminatesduringtheentiredry periodand illuminatesat the end of the cycle when DISPL ( sAelecYt models ) goes out whenthecycle is completed . conditions have been met to achieve sanitization . Thelightwillremainlit untilthe The display will show the approximate The WASHING ( select models ) light door has been open for 30 seconds cycletime . " 2H " willappearinthe display illuminatesduring all rinse and wash continuously . representingany cycle time greater than portionsof the cycle . 99 minutes . The HEATING DELAY ( select models ) light illuminateswhenthe cycle is being I When Sanitize is selected , IHDICALTIGOHRTS extendedto heat the water . cyclesare monitoredto assure TheCLEANlightilluminatesatthe endof The CLEAN and SANITIZED ( select senitization . Unusualllyow water the cycle and remains lit until the door models ) indicatorlights will not re - temperature will prevent the illuminateafter a power failure untilafter has been open for 30 seconds senitization protocolfrom being thenextcycleis run . continuously . satisfied and the SANITIZED lightwillnotilluminataet theend The DRYING ( select models ) light The SANITIZED ( select models ) light ofthecycle .
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CONTRAOTLASGLAN ( CCEONTINUED ) 4 . As soon as the START / Cancelpadis TO CANCELA DELAY : DELAY pressed , theflashingwill stopand the When the delay is counting down , press delaytimewill begincountingdown . The Delay option can be used to the Delay pad again . The indicatorlight Thedelayindicatowr illremainlit until automaticallystartthe cycleat a later time will go out and the cycle will start or the delaytimehascounteddown . to reduce daytime heat buildup in the resumeimmediately . 5 . The cyclewill automaticallystart as home or to take advantage of reduced soonas thedelaytimeexpires . TO CANCELA DELAYANDCYCLE : energycosts if availablein your area . TO SET UP A DELAY : Press START / Cancelonce to drain andturnoff the dishwasher . 1 . Closethe door . Selecttheappropdate Or cycle andoptionsfor the load . I ! If 30 seconds elapse between _ - Press STARTICancel twice to turn 2 . Pressthe Delay paduntil the desired i settingthe cycle andoptionsand I dishwasheroff withoutdraining . amountof delay timeis selected . I pressingthe START / Cancepl ad , I 3 . The Delayindicatorandthecountdown display ( select models ) will flash until theSTART ! Cancepl adis pressed . SETTINGTHECONTROLLOCK : CONTRLOOCLOKPTION 1 . Press the Heated Dry padfor three ( select models ) seconds . I Ifa cycleoroptionpadispressed 2 . An indicator light next to the lock The control touchpads can be locked to after the controls have been i graphic will illuminate when the locked , the indicatolrightnext to prevent unwanteduse . If this feature is controlsare locked . the lock graphic will flash five activated betweencycles , the dishwasher times . Onselectedmodelswitha cannot be operated until the controlsare TO CANCEL : unlocked . If desired , the controls can be countdown display , the display 1 . Press the Heated Dry pad for three will flash an " L " simultaneously lockedafter a cycle or delayhas started . seconds . withthe lockindicator . 2 . The indicatorlight will go off . | Thisoptiondoesnotlockthe door , onlythe dishwashercontrols . 5 . To preventunplannedcycle or option 1 . Grasp door handle and unlatchdoor OPERATTIIHP5S changes , theseselectionsare " locked withoutopeningcompletely . All lights in " after 1minute . will flashto indicate thatthe cycle is suspended . STARTTINHDGEISHWASHER 2 . Waitfor the watercirculationto stop . 3 . Openthe doorand addthe item . 1 . Afterloadingthe dishweshear ndadding 3 ¸ 4 . Closeandlatchthedoor . Ughtswillstop ! ffa cyclepadis pressedafter the i detergent , close the dishwasher by flashingwhenthedooris propedyshut . pressingthedooruntitlhe latchclicks . controls have been " locked in " , i 5 . Aftera slightdelay , the cycle resumes 2 . To start the dishwasher , select the I the light abovethe current cycle I automaticallyatthe paintof interruption . desired cycle and options . The I willflash threetimes . ! indicator lights for the selected cycle | If STARTICancelis not pressed and optionswill illuminate . i within 30 seconds , the dish - i 3 . Pressthe STARTICancelpad . Aftera I Extendedinterruptionof thewash washerwil ! tumoff I L . . . . . . . . . . . . _ " " _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pause , the fill will begin . The display cycleis not recommended . _ countdown will flash until START / Cancelis pressed . ADDINAGFORGOITTTEEMN 4 . To cancel an option , pressthe pad again . To cancel a runningcycle , For best cleaning , the forgotten item presstheSTART / Cancelpad . should be addedearlyin the cycle . 7
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SPECICAALRITEEMS Most tableware , cookware and flatware can safely be washed in your dishwasher . Check with the manufacturer . Aluminum Yes , except anodized Hkjh water temperatureand detergentsmay affect finish . Cast Iron No Seasoning wltl be removed , and iron will rust . China / Stoneware No , ff antique or hand - painted . Always check manufacturer'srecommendationbeforewashing . Antique head - paintedor over - the _ jtaze patterns may fade . Gold leaf may discolor . Crystal No , if antique or delicate Alwayscheck manufacturer'srecommendationbefore washing . Some typosof leaded crystal crystal , may etch with repeated washings . Filters Not recommended . Mayleave a dingy deposit or stain on dishwasher interior . Glass Yes Milkglass can yellow with repeated dishwasher washing . Gold - Platad Flatware No Willdiscolor . Pewter , Tin No Plastics Yes , top reck . Alwayscheck manufacturer's recommendationbefore washing . Plasticsvary intheircapacity to withstand high water temperatures and detergents . Disposable plasSc items are not dishwasher safe for this reason . Stainless Steel Yes Run a Rinse Only cycle if not washing immediately . Prolongedson act withfoods containing salt , v negar , milk products or juice coulddamagefinish . StarlingSilver or No , ifhas commercial Always check manufacturer'srecommendationbefore washing . Run a Rinse Only cycleif not Silverpleta " darkening ° . wash = ngimmediately , Prolonged contactwith food containingso [ t , acid or sulfide ( beggsy mayonnaiseand seafood ) coulddamage finish , Commercial " darkening " may beremoved detergent , Wooden items No Woodmay warp , crackor disco ! or . CARAENDCLEANING For discoloration , wipe with Cameo IFITERIOR EXTERIOR Stainless Steel Cleaner * , usinga damp spongeorsoftcloth , Rinseimmediatealynd Thefrontof the dishwashercan becleaned The dishwasher intedoris normallyself - dry . Torestorelusterandtoremovestreaks , cleaning . Periodicallcyheckthe bottomof Witha soft damp cloth and liquid spray followwithStainlessSteelMagicSpray * . the dishwashertub to see if any large cleaner . Do not use abrasivepowdersor particleshavenot gonethroughthestrainer cleaningpads . portionof themodule . STORAGE / MOVING StainlessSteelCareandCleaning ( select Wipe the edge of the inner door linerto models ) Fill detergentcup with a fresh - scented remove any food soil splashes which Do not use a cleaningproductcontaining dishwasherdetergentor bakingsoda and occurreddunngloading . chlorinebleach . Always wipe with the select the Normal Wash cycle . Allow the The color from some tomato - basedfood grainof the stainlesssteel . For daily dishwashetro completethe cycle . Thenturn soilsmay occasionallyadhere to various cleaningandlightsoil , usea softclothor the water supply off and drain the components of the dishwasher interior , spongeand one of the following : mild dishwasher . To drain , press the causing temporary discoloration . To detergenatnd water , a solutionof white START / Cancepladonce . Operatethedrain minimizethis : vinegarandwater , Formula409Glassand twice to ensure most of the water is SurfaceCleaner * ora similarmulti - surface _ - Removeexcess tomato - based food removed . Last , disconnectthe electrical cleaner . Rinseanddry . Topolishandto soilsoffof dishes , priorto loading . supplyandpropopenthedeer . help prevent fingerprints , follow with Run the Heavy Wash cycle when Whenturningthe watersupplyto the home Stainless Steel Magic Spray * ( partNo . washingloadscontainingtomato - based off , thewatershutoffat thedishwashemr ust 20000008 ) * * . foodsoils . betamedoffatso . For moderateto heavy soil , clean with Changedishwasherdetergentand be Bon Ami * , usinga soft cloth or damp sureto usea dishwasherdetergentthat sponge . Rinseanddry . To restoreluster containschlorinteo betterfightstaining . andtoremovestreaksf , ollowwithStainless SteelMagicSpray * .
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BEFOYROEUCALl CHECK THESE POINTS TO HELP SAVE YOU TIME AND MONEY . PresstheSTART / Cancalpad to start the dishwasher . Be sure door is latched securely . Be sure the water is turnedon , Checkthat the pad is propedyselected for a cycle . Anowtime to pause before filling . Check your home's circuit breakeror fuse box . Check inlet hose for a kink . Checkwater valve inlet for sedimentand clean if necessary . Ifhooked up to a food waste disposer , be suretheknock - out is removedfrom the disposerinlet . • Checkfor food obstructionin the drain or disposer . Check drain hose for a kink . • Check your home's circuit breakeror fuse box . • Check that the cycle is completed . . This is normal . Thesensor ( select models ) in the pump muststay submergedso a shortfill of wateris addedalter thecycle's last drain . . Check that the cycle is completed . • Be sure dispenser is not blocked . • Use fresh detergentstored in a cool , dry place . A water valve hiss dudngfill is normal . Water circulationsounds are normal . A thumpingsound maybe a wash arm bumping an itemthat is extendingbeyondthe racks . Choppingor grindingsounds may be heard as the internalfood disposerchops harditems likefruit seeds , nuts , etc . Hummingduringthe drain is normal . A snap noiseis thedetergent cuplid hitting the doorliner whenthe dishwasherdoor is opened at the endof the cycle , This is normal . Properinstallationaffects the noiselevel . • ToughScrub " orToughScrub " Plus ( selectmodelso ) rSanitizehasbeenselectedandthecycleisextendedto heatwater . • Checkto seethattheincomingwatertemperaturies 120.140Fo ( 49.60oC ) . • Run dishes being heldin the dishwasherthrougha Rinse Only cycle . • Many dishwashershave a " new " smeflwhen firstinstalled . Thiswill dissipatewith use . • Dishwashermay not bedraining propedy . ( See " DishwasherWill Not Drain " section . ) • For a strong odor , place baking soda in both sides of the detergent cup . Select LightWash and allow the water to circulatefor about 10 minutes . Interrupt the cycle by unlatching thedoor and let it stand overnight . Restartthe dishwasher by latchingthe door and allow it to completethe cycle . Anotheraltemath'eis to usea dishwashercleaning productsuchas Jet - Dry DishwasherCleaner * . • Checkthat the dishwasheris level . ( Referto theInstallationInstructions . ) • Sudscancaese the dishwasherto overflow . Measurethedetergent carefullyand useonlydetergents designedfor use ina dishwasher . Less detergent is needed in soft water . Try anotherbrand ifsudsing continues . • Followdirectionsclosely on how to add a forgotten item ( pg . 7 ) . • Toavoid dnse aid leaking fromthe dispenserb , e sure the lid is securely attached . • Thisis normal whentheAuto CleanorNormalcycle ( selectmodels ) is selected andthe dishwasherdecidesto skiporadda drain and refill . • Thecountdown display ( select models ) flashesafter a cycle is selected untilthe START / Cancelpad is pressed . • The countdown display ( select models ) and the delay indicatorflashafter a delay is selected until the START / Cancelpad is pressed . • Allachve displayindicatorsflashif thedoor is opened dudnga runningcycle or delay . • The currently selected cycle flashesifthe consumerattemptsto changethe cycle aftercycle " lock - in " . 9 • The lock indicator flashesand thecountdowndisplay ( selectad rnodels ) flashesan . L - if a pad is pressedwhile the sentroilock is enabled .
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WHIASNTOCTOVEBRYI'EHDEWSEARRANTIES : DISH , SHRERR ttTY I . Conditionsanddamagesresultingfl'omany of the following : a , Improperinstallation , delivery , or maintenance . b . Any repair , modification , alteration , or adjustmentnot authorizedby the manufactureor r an authorizedservicer . c . Misuse , abuse , accidents , or unreasonableuse . d , Incorrectelectriccurrent , voltage , orsupply . e . Impropersettingof anycontrol . 2 . Warrantiesarevoid if the onginalserialnumbershave beenremoved , altered , or cannotbereadilydetermined . 3 . Productspurchasedfor commerciaol r industrialuse . 4 . The costof serviceor servicecallto : a , Correctinstallationerrors . b . Instructthe useron the properuseof the product . c . Transportthe applianceto the servicer . 5 . Consequentialor inddental damagessustainedby any personas a result of any breachof thesewarranties . Some statesdo not allow the exclusion orlimitationof consequentialor incidentaldamages , sothe aboveexclusion maynot apply . TORECEWIVAERRJ SNETRVVICE To locateanauthorizedservicecompanyinyourareacontactthe Maytagdealer from whom your appliance was purchasedor call MaytagAppliancesSales Company , MaytagCustomerAssistanceat the numberlistedbelow . Shouldyou not receivesatisfactorywarrantyservice , pleasecall or write : MaytagAppliancesSales Company Attn : CAIR ® Center P . O . Box 2370 Cleveland , TN 37320 - - 2370 U . S . 1 - 800 - 688 - 9900 CANADA 1 - 800 - 688 - 2002 U . S . customersusing TTY for deaf , hearingimpairedor speech impaired , call 1 - 800 - 688 - 2080 . NOTE : Whenwritingor calling abouta serviceproblemp , leaseincludethe followinginformation : a . Yourname , addressandtelephonenumber ; , b . Modelnumberand serialnumberof yourappliance ; c . Nameand addressof your dealeror servicerand the date the appliance was purchased ; d . A clear descriptionof the problemyou are having ; e , Water hardness , detergentbrand and amount , water temperatureand cycle used ; f . Proofof purchase ( salesreceipt ) . User'sguides , servicemanualsandpartsinformationare availablefl'omMaytag AppliancesSalesCompany , MaytagCustomerAssistance . MAYTAG • 403 West Fourth Street North • P . O . Box 39 ° Newton , Iowa 50208 11
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