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To operate yourdishwasher...
protectyour valuableitems. Be sureyou have followed
loadinginstructions for theseitems.
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PREPARE YOURTABLEWARE, POTS&
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RINSEP:HOLDcycle shouldbe selectedwhenyou have
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PANS,AND LOADDISHWASHERPROPERLY
See
your Use & CareBook.
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ADD RETERGENT
Properdetergentsare very importantto achieve good
dishwashing results.Useonly freshdetergentsdesigned
for automaticdishwashers. R eviewthe detergentsection
of the Useand CareBook to becomefully familiarwith
detergent-loading p rocedure.
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CONNECTTHE UNICOUPLEAND HOSES
Referto your Use & CareBook.
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PLUGIN POWERCORD
FOR PERSONALSAFETY,
T
APPLIANCE MUST BE
ERLYGROUNDED.
wercord of this appliance
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is e uippedwith a three-prong
(
ding)plug which mates
standardthree-prong (grounding ) wall receptacle
to minimize thepossibilityof electrical shockhazardfrom
this appliance. T he customershouldhavethe wallrecep-
tacle andcircuit checkedby a qualified electrician to
makesurethereceptacle is properlygrounded.
IF DIFFERENT CONDITIONS ARE ENCOUN-
TERED,SEE YOURUSE& CARE BOOK.
If walloutlet is'controlledby a switch, turn on switch.
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SELECTTHE CYCLE
POWER SCRUB@cycle is designedto removeDRIED-
ON and BAKED-ONsoils. These soils will be removed
from utensils that are in good condition if you follow
loading and operating instructions carefully.It is es-
peciallyimportantto loaditemswithheavy~ DRIED-ON
-
or
BAKED-ONsoils such as pots, pans
and casseroles,
open end down
in the lower rack facing directly toward
—- the lower wash arm. In this position the items will receive
the
most
vigorous wash action for maximum soil removal.
As
you would expect, severely BURNED-ON soils occa-
sionally may not be completely removed, especially if the
surface of the utensil is etched, pitted or otherwise in poor
condition. After washing items of this type, any remaining
- soils shouldbe removed by hand. Discoloration of utensils
='
by overheating dli. !ng cooking cannot be removed
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dishwasher.
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N RMAL SOIL cycle is
for most loads of everyday
, glassesand cookwarewithlightto heavysoils.
A & CRYSTAL cycle is for normally-soiled china
andcrystal.This cycle is similarto the NORMAL SOIL
cycle except the wash action is softenedby aerationto
only
a partialloadand planto wait untilthe dishwasher
is filledbeforewashing,DO NOf' USEDETERGENTIN
THE RINSE& HOLDCYCLE.
NOTE: After using the RINSE 8C HOLD cycle, be sure
youselectthedesiredwashcycle for thenextload.
SHORTWASHcycle is for tableware thatis midlysoiled
withsoils that havenot driedon. Normallyyou will not
require twodetergentwasheswiththiscycle.
SANI-CYCLE –This featuremay be selectedto be used
withanywashcycle desired,It raisesthe watertempera-
ture in the longest wash and final rinse portion of the
cycleselected.
To
select
SANI-CYCLEpush SANI-CYCLE"ON" but-
ton.Thetimerwillnot advanceuntilthe watertempera-
tureis raisedto the propertemperature for washingand
rinsing.Note: A specialSANI-CYCLEindicatorlighton
thecontrolpanelcomes on whenthe dishwasher is oper-
atingwiththeSANI-CYCLE"ON" buttondepressed.
ENERGY SAVER OPTION BUTTONS
DRYINGHEATON– Depressthisbuttonandthedrying
heateris energized to circulateheatedairoverthedishes
for fast drying.
DRYING'HEATOFF- Depress thisbutin andthe-g
heateris disconnectedto saveelectrical energyandallow
thedishesto dry by theirownheatovertime.T~s option
is best usedwhenthe'dishesarewashedat nightandcan
remain in thedishwasher u ntilthenextmorning.Natural
drying time will be reducedif you open the &shwasher
door afterthe cycle is complete.
Use of this option reducesthe electricalenergy' u sed by
thismodelapproximately
970.
Estimated yearlysavings,depending onyourlocalelectric
rates,areas follows:
ElectricRate(per Kwh)
$ .05 $ ,08 $ .11
EstimatedYearlySavings
$6.03
$9.65
$13.27
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STARTYOURDISHWASHER
Be sure sink drain is open. If your dishwasher drains into
a food waste disposer, run disposer until it is completely
empty before starting dishwasher.
.
To
start dishwasher,
close door and move door latch to
therightto lockedposition.
Slowly turn control dial toward
the ON
position or until you
hearthedishwasher s tart.
To obtain the benefits of a com-
pletecycle, be carefulthat you do not turn the dial any
furtherthannecessaryto start the dishwasher.
@ For SHORT WASH cycle:
Close door but do not latch
it. Slowlyrotatedialclockwiseto SIIORTWASH
posi-
tionon dial.Thenmove door latch to the right to locked
position.

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