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Materials - GE GSC870M Use And Care Manual

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What you can usually wash safely in your dishwasher.
And what you can't.
Usually
Material
Safe
Aluminum
YES
YES
Crystal
YES
Non-dishwasher
items-such as
electronic air cleaner
filters, furnace filters,
paint brushes, etc.
YES
Glass
Iron
Pewter
Plastics
YES
Stainless steel
YES
Sterling Silver
YES
and Silver plate
YES
Non-stick
coatings
Tin
Wood
Forget a dish? Here's
when you can add it.
Add dishes any time during the
RINSE & HOLD cycle. With
other wash cycles, you can add
dishes at any time BEFORE the main
detergent wash portion of the cycle.
Exceptions (not safe)
Some colored anodized aluminum can
fade.
Antique, metal-trimmed, hand-painted
or over-the-glaze patterns fade. Gold
leaf will discolor,
Antique, metal-trimmed or hand-
painted patterns fade. Gold leaf will
discolor.
NO
Milk glass may yellow.
NO
Iron will rust.
Pewter tarnishes.
NO
Don't put in same silverware basket
with stainless steel. Contact between
metals can damage silver. Don't wash
copper utensils in the same load. Silver
may get a brown film. Adhesive used
to attach some hollow-handle knives
can loosen.
NO
Tin can rust.
NO
Wood can warp, crack or lose its
finish with any type of washing.
However, opening the door during
any cycle lessens cleaning power
because the temperature inside the
dishwasher is lowered. So trv to
load everything at the begin;ing.
Here's how to add a forgotten dish:
1. Push the door latch to the left.
Washing will stop.
Special Instructions
Some darkening or spotting possible.
scouring with soap-filled steel wool pads.
one piece daily for at least a month. Compare with the
rest of the set.
Load securely to prevent movement. Check
manufacturer's instructions for your crystal.
Do not wash in dishwasher. Damage to dishwasher and
discoloration or staining of dishwasher may result.
the top rack before dishwashing an entire set. Wash in
top rack only.
Rinse if not washing immediately. Salty or acid foods
can stain if left on.
Rinse if not washing immediately. Salty or acid foods
can stain if left on. Dry detergent can cause difficult-to-
remove black spots. Place in back section of silverware
basket to avoid exposure to detergent from the detergent
cup.
After washing,
wipe the non-stick coating area with
vegetable oil to keep it from losing its non-stick quality.
2. Wait a few seconds until the
water calms. Then open the door.
3. Add dishes you've forgotten.
4. Close the door and push the
latch to the far right. When the
door is locked, washing will
continue.
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