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165D4700P222 49-5896 9-00 JR



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  • Page 1 GE Appliances Owner’s Manual GHD1106 GSD1005 GSD1103 GSD2422 GSD2432 GSDL112 GSDL622 GSDL632 165D4700P222 49-5896 9-00 JR...
  • Page 2 Congratulations! You Are Now Part of the GE Family. Welcome to the GE family. We’re proud of our quality products and we are committed to providing dependable service. You’ll see it in this easy-to-use Owner’s Manual and you’ll hear it in the friendly voices of our customer service department.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safety Information ..4–7 GE & You, A Service Partnership. Ask any GE appliance owner and they will tell you we stand behind our products with unmatched quality service. However, did you know that most questions result from...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life. WATER HEATER SAFETY Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater that has not been used for two weeks or...
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by calling us toll-free at the GE Answer Center ® , 800.626.2000. Connect to a grounded...
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! DO NOT… Do not tamper with controls. Do not allow children to play inside, on or with this Do not abuse, sit on, or stand appliance or any discarded on the door or dish rack of appliance.
  • Page 7: Safety Information

    Automatic Dishwashing or staining of dishwasher Detergent has been approved may result. for use in all GE dishwashers. Do not touch the heating Locate sharp items so that element during or they are not likely to damage immediately after use.
  • Page 8 About the dishwasher control panel. You can locate your model number on the tub wall just inside the door. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. GHD1106, GSD1005 and GSD1103 START HEATED DRYING RINSE ONLY (HEATED DRY OFF)
  • Page 9: Control Settings

    Control Settings– Make sure the Dial is at the OFF position Cycles HEAVY WASH 9.5 gal., 62 min. Rinse Rinse Rinse Main Wash Rinse Rinse Rinse For heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. Everyday dishes may be included. This cycle will not remove burned-on foods. NORMAL WASH 8.0 gal., 62 min.
  • Page 10: Dial Cycles

    About the dial cycles. Short Wash (on some models) HEAVY WASH For quickly washing loads of everyday dishes with NORMAL WASH medium soils that have not dried on. SHORT WASH Select the NORMAL WASH cycle and any options. PLATE Be sure the door is unlatched. WARMER (HEATED DRY ON) RINSE ONLY...
  • Page 11 Heavy, Normal and Short Wash (on some models) Be sure the door is unlatched. HEAVY WASH NORMAL WASH SHORT WASH Slowly turn the dial to the cycle you want. Don’t turn it past this position, or you could accidentally miss a rinse. PLATE WARMER (HEATED DRY ON)
  • Page 12: Using The Dishwasher

    Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Temperature The entering water must be at least 120°F. and not more than 150°F., for effective cleaning and to prevent dish damage. Check the water temperature with a candy or meat thermometer. Turn on the hot water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the thermometer in a glass and let the water run continuously into the glass until the temperature stops rising.
  • Page 13: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Use only detergent specifically made for use in dishwashers. Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don’t put powder detergent into the dispenser until you’re ready to wash dishes.
  • Page 14: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    Loading the dishwasher racks. For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model. Upper Rack The upper rack is for glasses, cups and saucers. Cups and glasses fit best along the sides. This is also a secure place for dishwasher-safe plastics.
  • Page 15: Silverware Basket

    Lower Rack When loading the lower rack, do not load large platters or trays in the front right corner. They may prevent detergent from circulating during the wash cycle. The lower rack is best used for plates, saucers, and cookware. Large items such as broiler pans and racks should go along the sides.
  • Page 16: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Caring for the dishwasher. To clean the control panel use a lightly dampened cloth then dry thoroughly. To clean the exterior use a good appliance polish wax. Never use sharp objects, scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part of the dishwasher. Protect Against Freezing If your dishwasher is left in an unheated place during the winter, ask a service technician to:...
  • Page 17 About optional rack accessories. Baby Bottle Holder Part Number: WX69X200 Prevents movement of baby bottles during the dishwasher cycle Snaps easily onto any dishwasher upper rack Eliminates hand washing Fits all baby bottles For best results, You can order a package of 5 Baby Bottle Holders, at extra the Baby Bottle cost, by calling 800-626-2002, or through the Internet at Holder should...
  • Page 18: Optional Accessories

    About optional accessories. You can change the door and lower access panel appearance of your dishwasher by ordering one of these optional accessories: Color Panels 1/4” Wood Panel Trim Kit 3/4” Trimless Panel Kit These accessories are available at extra cost (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover cards accepted) by calling 800-626-2002.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Replace fuse or reset Dishwasher won’t run Fuse is blown, or the •...
  • Page 20 Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. To remove suds from the • tub, open the dishwasher and let suds evaporate. Add 1 gallon of cold water to the tub.
  • Page 21 Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Use of the RINSE ONLY Some tomato-based • cycle (on some models) foods can stain after adding the dish to the load can decrease the level of staining.
  • Page 22 Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Problem Possible Causes What To Do ® Use Jet-Dry rinse agent to Spots and filming • Extremely hard water remove spots and prevent on glasses and Low inlet water new film build-up. flatware temperature To remove stubborn spots •...
  • Page 23 Wear rubber gloves. Do not use any type of cleanser other than dishwasher detergent because it may cause foaming or sudsing. Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers.
  • Page 24 Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Problem Possible Causes What To Do Turn the Dial to OFF Detergent cup lid Dial is not in the OFF • and slide the door latch won’t latch position to the left. Reposition the dishes. Detergent left in •...
  • Page 25 You can rest easy, knowing that all your valuable household products are protected against expensive repairs. 800-626-2224 Place your confidence in GE and call us in the U.S. toll-free at for more information. *All brands covered, up to 20 years old, in the continental U.S.
  • Page 26 Our service number is the unlikely event of a safety modification. 800 GE CARES (800-432-2737). Model Number Serial Number Important: If you did not get a registration card with your product, detach and return the form below to ensure that your product is registered, or register online at
  • Page 27: Warranty

    Any part of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in One Year materials or workmanship. During this full one-year From the date of the warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor original purchase and in-home service to replace the defective part. ®...
  • Page 28: Service Telephone Numbers

    Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away. Special Needs Service 800.626.2000 TDD 800-TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322) GE offers, free of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a barrier- free kitchen for persons with limited mobility. Service Contracts 800-626-2224 Purchase a GE service contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll receive a substantial discount.

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