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Read all instructions before using
WARNING—When using
this appliance, always exercise
basic safety precautions,
including the following:
Use this appliance only for
its intended purpose, as you
will find described in this Use
and Care Book.
This dishwasher must be
properly installed and
located in accordance with
the Installation Instructions
before it is used. If you did
not receive an Installation
Instructions sheet with your
dishwasher, you can obtain one
by contacting the service
location nearest you.
—This appliance must be
connected to a grounded metal,
permanent wiring system; or an
equipment-grounding conductor
must be run with the circuit
conductors and connected to the
equipment-grounding terminal
or lead of the appliance.
—Connect to a properly rated,
protected and sized power-supply
circuit to avoid electrical overload.
Do not store or use
combustible materials, gasoline
or other flammable vapors and
liquids in the vicinity of this or
any other appliance.
Use only powder or liquid
detergents or wetting agents
recommended for use in a
Do not wash plastic items unless
marked "dishwasher safe" or the
equivalent. For plastic items not so
marked, check the manufacturer's
they will not become dislodged
and drop to the bottom of the
dishwasher—they might come
into contact with the heating
unit and be damaged.
To minimize the possibility
of injury
When loading items to be
A. Locate sharp items so that
they are not likely to damage
the door seal, and
B. Load sharp knives with the
handles up to reduce the risk
of cut-type injuries.
Do not touch the heating
element during or immediately
after use.
Do not operate your dishwasher
unless all enclosure panels are
properly in place.
Do not abuse, sit on, or stand
on the door or dish rack of the
Close supervision is necessary
if this appliance is used by or
near children. Do not allow
children to play inside, on or
with this appliance or any
discarded appliance. Dispose
of discarded appliances and
shipping or packing material
properly. Before discarding a
dishwasher, remove the door
of the washing compartment.
and wetting agents out of the
reach of children, preferably in
a locked cabinet. Observe all
warnings on container labels to
avoid personal injury.
To minimize the possibility
of electric shock, disconnect
this appliance from the power
supply before attempting any
Note: Turning the control dial
to the OFF position does not
disconnect the appliance
from the power supply. We
recommend having a qualified
technician service your appliance.
GAS is produced by the
chemical action within your
water heater. It can accumulate
in the water heater andor water
pipes if hot water has not been
used for a period of two weeks
or longer, HYDROGEN GAS
IS EXPLOSIVE. To prevent the
possibility of damage or injury,
if you have not used hot water
for two weeks or more, or
moved into a residence in which
the hot water system may not
have been used for some time,
turn on all hot water faucets and
allow them to run for several
minutes before using any
electrical appliance which is
connected to the hot water
system. This will allow any
hydrogen gas to escape. Also,
since the gas is flammable, do
not smoke or use an open flame
or appliance during this process.


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