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How To Operate Your Dishwasher - GE GSD1120R Use And Care Manual

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How to operate your dishwasher

STEP 1. Load your dishwasher
with dishes. silverware, pots, pans,
bowls, etc., according to the
Loading section.
STEP 2. Add detergent to the
detergent dispenser. Make sure the
position before adding detergent.
(See Detergent Guide.)
Use rinse aid agent to help prevent
spotting. Occasionally check to
insure that rinse agent container is
at least half full. (See How to Use
STEP 3. Select Drying option.
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DRY
(NO HEAT BOOSTI
HEATED DRY. Turns the drying
heater on for fast drying.
ENERGY SAVER (No Heat Boost).
Turns the drying heater off to save
energy. Dishes will dry naturally
over a longer period such as
overnight.
If you need your dishes sooner,
open the dishwasher door after the
natural drying time.
Note: The ENERGY SAVER option
will also cancel the WASH HEAT
BOOST. To obtain WASH BOOST
without HEATED DRY, select only
the WASH HEAT BOOST option.
(See Energy-Saving Tips.)
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STEP 4. WASH HEAT BOOST
Option.
To test water temperature, see
"How To Test Water Temperature
Section."
The entering water must be
between 120°F. and 140°F. Use
the wash heat boost option when
water is less than 140°F.
When selected, the wash cycle will
be extended for 21 minutes while
the dishwasher heats the water for
good washing and drying.
STEP 5. Select the wash cycle and
start the dishwasher. (See Cycle
Selection Hints on next page.)
If your dishwasher drains into a
food waste disposer, operate the
disposer until it is empty before
starting the dishwasher.
START (for all cycles):
a. Be sure door is unlatched.
b. Push selected cycle button.
c. Push selected option button.
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d.
Slowly turn Cycle indicator Dial
to START.
e.
Latch the door to start the
dishwasher. There is a time
delay between start-up and
water fill so you will not hear
any wash action right away.
When using DELAY START
(for all cycles):
Note: START can be delayed
automatically for up to 6 hours.
a. Be sure door is unlatched.
b. Push selected cycle button.
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c. Push selected option button.
d. Slowly turn Cycle Indicator
Dial to desired delay time.
e. Latch door to start timer. The
DELAY START light will come
on and stay on until dishwasher
starts. Dishwasher will start
automatically at end of selected
delay time.

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