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Important Safety Instructions - GE GSD1120R Use And Care Manual

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Read all instructions before using this appliance
using this appliance, always
exercise basic safety
precautions, including the
Use this appliance only for its
intended purpose,
as you will
find described in this Use and
Care Guide.
This dishwasher must be
properly installed and
located in accordance with
the Installation Instructions
If you did
before it is used.
not receive an Installation
Instructions sheet with your
dishwasher, you can obtain one
by calling, toll free, the GE
Answer Center? 800.626.2000.
—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.
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
Load light plastic items so they
will not become dislodged and
drop to the bottom of the
dishwasher—they might come
heating element 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 Calrod@
heating element during or
immediately after use.
Do not operate your dishwasher
unless all enclosure panels are
properly in place.
Do not tamper with controls.
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
Keep all washing detergents
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
maintenance. 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.
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.
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.