a nd cleaning
(Hem the control paneIwith a
lightly dampened cloth.
thoroughly.Do not use abrasives
or sharp objects on the panel. They
can damage it.
Clean the outside with a good
Removing t hewood
dmnge c olor p anels
(m built-in models only)
If you are redecorating,you can
change your dishwasher'sdoor
panel to match or blend with your
The panel is held in place by the
door trim. Each side of the panel is
a different color. Or you can paint
the panel with the color of your
the two mountingscrewsas
shownand pull the top towardyou
to removeit.from thedishwasher.
appliance polish wax. T.h; outside
cabinet fin;sh is durable, but it can
scratch. So use no scouring pads,
or harsh or gritty cleaners.
Appliance Polish Wax & Cleaner
(Cat. No. WR97X0216) is
available from GE Appliance
The inside usually takes care of
itself. If it should ever need
cleaning, use a mild cleansing
powder. Scouring pads and harsh
cleaners can mar the finish.
To remove the protective cover,
use scissors to cut the bag from the
under side. Then reinstall the top
taking care to engage the rear
brackets as shown.
or when the loweraccesspanelis
change t he! d oor
110 NOT'operate the dishwasher
without the wood top in place.
1. Take out trim screws on either
side of the dishwasher door.
Remove the side trim.
2. Slide the r)anelout.
Before using, wipe well with a dry
cloth to remove surface dust.
Saturate a clean cloth with mineral
oil and polish all exposed wood
surfaces until they gleam. Allow
wood top to stand overnight to
absorb the oil and repeat the
treatment the next day. Allow to
stand for 4 to 6 hours and wipe off
excess oil with a soft, dry cloth,
(Careful-e&ges maybe sharp.)
3. Turn the panel around and put
the color you want in front.
4. Replace the panel, side trim and
A specialkit (Cat No. WD35X0193)
for changinga convertible
dishwasherto a permanentbuilt-in
How to changethe lower panel:
installationis availablefrom your
dealer or serviceorganization.
1. Remove panel attachmentscrews.
Wood tops should not be used as a
place for thawing frozen foods,
even when protected by a sheet of
aluminum foil. Never let water
stand on the wood top.
2. Remove the entire panel.
(on built-inmodels only)
Ifthe dishwasheris to be leftunused
in an unheatedlocationduringthe
wintermonth,have a service
techniciantakethe followingsteps to
preventthe machinefrom freezing:
~Remove fuses or trip circuit
breakers to remove electric power
from the dishwasher.
~Turn off water to dishwasher.
Disconnect the water inlet line
from the water valve and drain.
~Remove water valve from the
dishwasher and blow on small
plastic outlet to remove water.
l?eplacewater valve and water line.
$Remove plug in bottom of rubber
boot and drain completely. Replace
3. Take out screws and remove the
4. Slide the door panel out.
To remove water stains, rub with a
cloth saturated with non-toxic
mineral oil (available at most
5. Turn the panel around and put
the color you want in front.
6. Replace the lower panel, top trim
Shouldyour top become too stained,
dirty or cut, sand with#000(150)or
WOOO(220) sandpaperand then wipe
with a cloth saturatedwith non-toxic
'7.Replace the entire panel and
A wood panel
trim and instructionsfor adding a
decorative wood door panel and
lower access panel to match kitchen
cabinets. The kit is available at no
extra cost. (Specify GPF 40,)
c/o IMi-View IVIanufacturing
4706 Allmond Ave.
Louisville, KY 40209