appliance, always exercise basic
safety precautions, including the
Use this appliance o~ly for i~ intended
This dishwasher must be properly
installed and located in accordance
with the kstdlation Instructions
before it is used. If you did not
receive an hstdlation hstructions sheet with your
dishwasher, you can obtain one by calling, toll
free, the GE Answer Center? 8W.626.2~.
equipment-grounding conductor must be run
with the circuit conductors and connected to
the equipment-grounding terminal or lead of
—Connect to a properly rated, protected and sized
power-supply circuit to avoid electicd overload.
materials, gasoline or other
flammable vapors and liq&ds
in the ticinity of this or any other appliance.
Use only powder or liquid detergents or wetting
agents recommended for use in a dishwasher.
Do not wash plastic items unless marked
"dishwasher safe" or the equivalent, For plastic
items not so marked, check the manufacturer's
become dislodged and drop to the bottom of
the dishwasher—they might come into contact
with the heating element and be damaged.
To minimize the possibility of i~ury.
When loading items to be washed:
A. Locate sharp items so that they are not tikely
to damage the door seal, and
B. Load sharp knives with the handles up to
reduce the risk of cut-type injuries.
Do not tamper with controls.
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 dishwasher.
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.
Keep all washing detergents and wetting agents
out of the reach of children, preferably in a locked
cabinet, Observe dl warnings on container labels
to avoid personal injury.
before attempting any maintenance. NOTE:
does not disconnect the appliance from the
power supply. We recommend having a qualified
technician service your appliance.
water pipes if hot water has not been used for a
period of two weeks or longer. HYDROGEN GAS
IS EXPLOSI~. 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.
electric shock, disconnect this
appliance from the power supply
is produced by the chemical action
within your water heater. It can
accumulate in the water heater andor