UNDERCOUNTER
DISHWASHER
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance,
parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-688-9900
or visit our website at...
www.magicchef.com
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Model CDB4000
W10102657B

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    UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-688-9900 or visit our website at... www.magicchef.com Table of Contents ........2 Model CDB4000 W10102657B...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DISHWASHER SAFETY ..............3 Canceling a Cycle...............11 Before Using Your Dishwasher............4 Changing a Cycle or Setting ............11 Adding Items During a Cycle .............11 PARTS AND FEATURES..............5 Option Selections ...............11 START-UP GUIDE ................6 Drying System ................11 Using Your New Dishwasher ............6 Overfill Protection Float..............11 Stopping Your Dishwasher ............6 WASHING SPECIAL ITEMS............12...

  • Page 3: Dishwasher Safety

    DISHWASHER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...

  • Page 4: Before Using Your Dishwasher

    Before Using Your Dishwasher WARNING GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For a grounded, cord-connected dishwasher: The dishwasher must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. The dishwasher is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding Tip Over Hazard conductor and a grounding plug.

  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES A. Top rack E. Heating element J. Spray arm B. Water inlet opening (in tub wall) F. Vent K. Overfill protection float C. Bottom rack G. Spray tower and protector L. Detergent dispensers D. Rack bumper H. Model and serial number label M.

  • Page 6: Start-up Guide

    START-UP GUIDE Before using your dishwasher, remove all packaging materials. Read this entire Use and Care Guide. You will find important safety information and useful operating tips. 5. Select the desired cycle. (See “Dishwasher Use.”) Using Your New Dishwasher 1. Scrape large food soil and hard items (toothpicks or bones) from dishes.

  • Page 7: Loading Top Rack

    Loading Top Rack Loading Bottom Rack The top rack is designed for cups, glasses, and smaller items. The bottom rack is designed for plates, pans, casseroles, and (See recommended loading patterns shown.) utensils. Items with cooked-on or dried-on food should be loaded with soiled surfaces facing inward to the spray.

  • Page 8: Loading Silverware Basket

    Loading Silverware Basket DISHWASHER USE Load the silverware basket while it is in the bottom rack or take the basket out for loading on a counter or table. IMPORTANT: Always load items (knives, skewers, etc.) pointing Detergent Dispenser down. The detergent dispenser has 2 sections. The Pre-Wash section empties detergent into the dishwasher when you close the door.

  • Page 9: Rinse Aid Dispenser

    Where to fill Checking the dispenser Check the center of the fill indicator cap. Clear means it needs Top of 3rd step (9 tsp or 45 mL) filling. Top of 2nd step (6 tsp or 30 mL) Or you can remove the fill indicator cap. If an “E” is visible, the dispenser is empty.

  • Page 10: Dishwasher Efficiency Tips

    Dishwasher Efficiency Tips Hot water dissolves and activates the dishwashing detergent. Additional efficiency tips Hot water also dissolves grease on dishes and helps glasses dry spot-free. For best dishwashing results, water should be 120°F (49°C) as it enters the dishwasher. Loads may not wash as well if To save water and energy and time, do not rinse dishes the water temperature is too low.

  • Page 11: Canceling A Cycle

    Rinse & Hold Option Selections Use this cycle for rinsing dishes, glasses, and silverware that will You can change an option anytime before the selected option not be washed right away. begins. For example, you can press an unheated drying option anytime before drying begins.

  • Page 12: Washing Special Items

    WASHING SPECIAL ITEMS If you have doubts about washing a particular item, check with the manufacturer to see if it is dishwasher safe. Material Dishwasher Safe?/Comments Material Dishwasher Safe?/Comments Aluminum Pewter, Brass, Bronze High water temperature and detergents High water temperatures and detergent can affect finish of anodized aluminum.

  • Page 13: Dishwasher Care

    DISHWASHER CARE 4. Replace the bottom rack with the rack bumpers facing the Cleaning door. NOTE: Do not clean the dishwasher interior until it has cooled. Cleaning the exterior Drain Air Gap In most cases, regular use of a soft, damp cloth or sponge and a Check the drain air gap anytime your dishwasher isn’t draining mild detergent is all that is necessary to keep the outside of your well.

  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call... Did you use the correct amount of fresh detergent? Use Dishwasher is not operating properly recommended dishwasher detergents only. Refer to the “Detergent Dispenser” section. Do not use less than 1 tb Dishwasher does not run or stops during a cycle (15 g) per load.

  • Page 15: Assistance Or Service

    Silica film or etching (silica film is a milky, rainbow- Dishes do not dry completely colored deposit; etching is a cloudy film) Sometimes there is a water/chemical reaction with certain Dishes are not dry types of glassware. This is usually caused by some combination of soft or softened water, alkaline washing Did you load your dishwasher to allow proper water solutions, insufficient rinsing, overloading the dishwasher,...

  • Page 16: Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase, when this major appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Maytag Corporation or Maytag Limited (hereafter “Maytag”) will pay for Factory Specified Parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship.

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