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Care And Cleaning - GE PDW1800 Series Owner's Manual

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Care and cleaning.

* Lemi Shine® is a registered trademark of Envirocon Technologies, Inc.
Cleaning the Exterior Door Panel
Before cleaning the front panel, make sure you
know what type of panel you have. Refer to the
last two letters of your model number. You can
locate your model number on the left-hand tub
wall just inside the door. If your model number
ends with BB, CC or WW then you have a
painted door panel. If your model number ends
with SS, then you have a Stainless Steel Door
Follow the instructions below for cleaning the
door panel for your specific model.
Painted Door Panel (model numbers ending in
BB–black, CC–bisque or WW–white.
Use a clean, soft, lightly dampened cloth, then
dry thoroughly.
Cleaning the Control Panel
To clean the control panel, use a lightly
dampened cloth. Then dry thoroughly.
Cleaning the Dishwasher Interior
To clean and de-odorize your dishwasher,
use citric acid or Lemi Shine®*, a detergent
additive. Lemi Shine will break up mineral
deposits, and remove hard water film and
stains. You can order citric acid GE Appliances
kit #WD35X151 through GE Appliances
Parts by calling 877-959-8688 or visiting In Canada, call
1-800-661-1616. You can purchase Lemi
Shine at your local grocery store or by calling
GE Appliances Parts at the numbers above
and ask for WX10X10019.
Stainless Steel Inner Door and Tub
The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher
tub and inner door provides the highest reliability
available in a GE Appliances dishwasher.
If the dishwasher tub or inner door should
be scratched or dented during normal use,
they will not rust or corrode. These surface
blemishes will not affect their function or
Stainless Steel Door Panel (model numbers
ending in SS)
For cleaning rust and tarnish, cleaners with
oxalic acid such as Bar Keepers Friend Soft
Cleanser™ will remove rust, tarnish and small
blemishes. Use only a liquid cleanser free of grit
and rub in the direction of the brush lines with
a damp soft sponge. Do not use appliance wax
or polish on the stainless steel.
For other blemishes and marks, use Stainless
Steel Magic or a similar product using a clean
soft cloth. Do not use appliance wax, polish,
bleach or products containing chlorine on
Stainless Steel. You can order Stainless Steel
Magic # WX10X29 through GE Appliances Parts
by calling 877.959.8688. In Canada, call 1-800-


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