Care and Cleaning
Clean the control panel with a
lightly dampened cloth. Dry
thoroughly. Do not use abrasives
or sharp objects on the panel.
They can damage it.
Clean the outside with a good
appliance polish wax. The outside
cabinet finish is durable, but it can
scratch. So use no scouring pads
or harsh or gritty cleaners.
Appliance Polish Wax & Cleaner
(Cat. No. WR97X216) is available
from Hotpoint Appliance Parts
The inside usually takes care
of itself. If it should ever need
cleaning, use a mild cleansing
powder. Scouring pads and harsh
cleaners can mar the finish.
A special kit (Cat. No. WD35X5073)
for changing a convertible
dishwasher to a permanent built-in
installation is available from your
dealer or service organization.
How to prepare your
dishwasher for winter
If the dishwasher is to be left
unused in an unheated location
during the winter months, have a
service technician take the
following steps to prevent the
machine from freezing:
. Remove fuses or trip circuit
breakers to remove electric power
from the dishwasher.
Disconnect the water inlet line
from the water valve and drain.
dishwasher and blow on small
plastic outlet to remove water.
Replace water valve and water line.
Remove plug in bottom of rubber
boot and drain completely. Replace
Remove the two mounting screws
as shown and pull the top toward you
to remove it from the dishwasher.
To remove the protective cover,
use a scissor to cut the bag from the
under side. Then reinstall the top
taking care to engage the rear
brackets as shown.
DO N~ operate the dishwasher
without the wood top in place.
Care of the wood top
Before using, wipe well with a
dry cloth to remove surface dust.
Saturate a clean cloth with mineral
oil and polish all exposed wood
surfaces until they gleam. Allow
the oil and repeat the treatment the
next day. Allow to stand for 4 to 6
hours and wipe off excess oil with a
Wood tops should not be used as
a place for thawing frozen foods,
even when protected by a sheet of
aluminum foil. Never let water
stand on the wood top.
To remove water stains, rub with
a cloth saturated with non-toxic
mineral oil (available at most
Should your top become too
stained, dirty or cut, sand with
and then wipe with a cloth saturati
with non-toxic mineral oil.
If You Need Service
To obtain service, see your warranty
on the back page of this book.
We're proud of our service and
want you to be ~leased. If for some
service you receive, here are three
steps to follow for further help.
FIRST, contact the people who
serviced your appliance. Explain
why you are not pleased. In most
cases, this will solve the problem.
NEXT, if you are still not pleasti,
write all the details-includinz
your phone number—to: "
Manager, Consumer Relations
Louisville, Kentucky 40225
FINALLY, if your problem is still
not resolved, write:
Consumer Action Panel
20 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606