Scrape away large pieces of food, bones, pits,
toothpicks, etc. The continuously ﬁ ltered wash
ﬂ uid will remove remaining food particles.
Burned-on foods should be loosened before
loading. Empty liquids from glasses and cups.
Foods such as mustard, mayonnaise, vinegar,
lemon juice and tomato based products may
cause discoloration of stainless steel and
plastics if allowed to sit for a long period of
time. Unless the dishwasher is to be operated
at once, it is best to pre-rinse or use the rinse
only cycle to rinse off these food soils.
Load racks so that large items do not
prevent the detergent dispenser from
Check manufacturer's recommendations
before washing items in question.
If the dishwasher drains into a Food
Disposer, be sure disposer is
completely empty before starting
Loading the Top Rack
Features and appearance of racks and
silverware basket may vary from your
The upper rack is designed for ﬂ exibility in
loading a wide variety of items including cups,
glasses, stemware, small plates, bowls, etc.
Load glasses in top rack only. Damage may
occur if placed in bottom rack.
Load plastic items in top rack only. Melting
may occur if placed in bottom rack.
Load items with open ends facing down for
better cleaning adn draining.
Damage may occur if delicate items touch
each other during dishwasher operation.
Long-handled knives and utensils can be
placed in top rack.
Be sure nothing protrudes through the bottom
of the rack to block rotation of middle spray
PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES
10 place settings standard loading pattern
12 place settings standard loading pattern
Some models have a fold-down cup shelf
or a cup shelf/stemware holder. They can
be used to load two levels of cups, juice
glasses, and other short items. Stagger
items on upper level so that water can
reach all inside surfaces. Fold up to load