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GE GLDT690J__BB Technical Service Manual

Built-in dishwasher with top controls
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GE Appliances
Technical Service Guide
December 2015
GE Built-In Dishwasher
with Top Controls
GE Appliances
Louisville, Kentucky 40225



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  • Page 1 GE Appliances Technical Service Guide December 2015 GE Built-In Dishwasher with Top Controls GLDT690J_ _BB GLDT690J_ _WW GLDT696J_ _SS 31-9248 GE Appliances Louisville, Kentucky 40225...
  • Page 2: Safety Information

    GE Appliances Copyright © 2015 All rights reserved. This service guide may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any form without written permission from the General Electric Company.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Safety Information ..................................2 Table of Contents .................................... 3 Safety Requirements ..................................4 Nomenclature ....................................5 Model Number ..................................5 Introduction ......................................6 Weights & Dimensions ................................6 ....................................6 Control Features ....................................7 Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model......... 7 About the dishwasher control panel ..........................
  • Page 4: Safety Requirements

    Safety Requirements GE Factory Service Employees are required to use safety glasses with side shields, safety gloves and steel toe shoes for all repairs. Electrically Rated Glove and Steel Toed Work Boot Dyneema®Cut Resistant Dyneema® Cut Resistant Glove Glove Keeper...
  • Page 5: Nomenclature

    GLD - GE Long Door Exterior Color BB - Black Top Control SS - Stainless Steel WW - White Platform 4 - 6 = GE Tall Tub Engineering Digit Feature Package Model Year Designator J = 2015 Door 0 - Color Door 6 - Stainless Steel The nomenclature breaks down and explains what the letters and numbers mean in the model number.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction GE Built-In Dishwasher with Top Control • ADA-compliant - Dishwasher design allows for simple operation and easy access • 2015 Energy Star ® • Two Step Start Compliant • 2-digit countdown display with 1 to 24 hour delay start •...
  • Page 7: Control Features

    Control Features Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. About the dishwasher control panel Start Dishwasher Start/Reset: Press the Start/Reset button and close the door within 4 seconds to start the cycle or begin the Delay Start countdown. The Start/Reset LED will light. The wash dishwasher with water.
  • Page 8 WATER TIME CYCLES (approx. (approx. CYCLE SEQUENCE gallons) minutes) SANITIZE Pre-Wash Pre-Wash Wash Rinse Rinse HEAVY Pre-Wash Pre-Wash Pre-Wash Rinse Rinse Wash Wash NORMAL Pre-Wash Wash Wash Rinse LIGHT Pre-Wash Pre-Wash Rinse Rinse Wash GLASSES Pre-Wash Wash Rinse Rinse SPEED Pre-Wash Pre-Wash Pre-Wash Wash Rinse...
  • Page 9: Overview Of Cycles

    Overview of Cycles SSD (Seven Segment Display) • After pressing the START/RESET button, all LED's will light, the digital display will show 88, and the buzzer will beep. • The estimated cycle time will be displayed as a two-digit number. If the cycle time exceeds 99 minutes, the seven segment display will show 2H.
  • Page 10: Component Locator Views

    Component Locator Views Front View Control Panel Insulation Door Panel Door Spring Fill Funnel Access Panel Control Panel View Door Latch Control Assembly (Continued next page) – 10 –...
  • Page 11: Interior View (Without Racks)

    Interior View (Without Racks) Detergent/Rinse Module Static Dry Vent Detergent/Rinse Module Compartment View Rinse Agent Outlet Sight Glass Detergent Module Detergent Compartment Rinse Agent Cap Compartment Lid (Continued next page) – 11 –...
  • Page 12: Interior View Of Basin (With Racks Removed)

    Right Side View (Insulation Removed) Interior View of Basin (With Racks Removed) Spray Arm Filter Assembly Fill Funnel Heating Element Fill Hose Pressure Clamp Nut Switch Hose Micro-Filter Pressure Switch Bottom View (Looking Up) Front Water Inlet Valve Pressure Switch Sump Drain Hose Thermistor...
  • Page 13: Control Board Connector Locator View

    Control Board Connector Locator View CN1: Door Switch CN4 and CN5: PCB user interface boards, Power Control Board and two CN2: 120 VAC output: UI Boards are replaced as an Pin 1: Pressure switch assembly. Use all three boards Pin 3: Water inlet valve and new wire harnesses when Pin 5: Detergent/rinse module replacing any of these boards.
  • Page 14: Dishwasher Components

    Dishwasher Components 3. Tilt the control panel out to clear the lip and Outer Door Panel remove. The outer door panel covers the door to the The escutcheon console cover or top trim dishwasher and must be removed to access the with lettering is replaced using adhesive.
  • Page 15 3. Pull the top of the vent out while lifting up to Control Assembly clear the bottom of the dishwasher. The control assembly consists of two UI's (User Interface boards) and a PCB (power control board). All three boards must be replaced as an assembly. UI Assembly Removal 1.
  • Page 16 7. Remove 2 Phillips head screws from the display Door Switch Assembly The door switch assembly consists of two switches activated by a spring-loaded plunger. One door switch connects or disconnects the line (hot) side of 120 VAC. The other switch connects or disconnects the neutral side of 120 VAC.
  • Page 17 Detergent/Rinse Module The control panel must be removed to access the detergent/rinse module (see Control Panel Removal). The detergent/rinse module is connected by 2 wires and held in place by 6 Phillips head screws and 2 brackets. The detergent/rinse module operates on 120 VAC When deactivated, the lever returns down the left- and has an approximate resistance value of 2k hand path and comes to rest under the notch (2) in...
  • Page 18 Inner Door Panel Bottom Door Seal Inner Door Panel Removal The bottom door seal prevents water leakage by sealing between the bottom of the door and the 1. Disconnect power. tub. It is not replaced as a separate part on this dishwasher.
  • Page 19 Tub Gasket and Trim Heating Element The dishwasher tub seal prevents water leakage. The heating element maintains water temperature during the wash and rinse cycles and heats the air of the dishwasher tub. during the static dry cycle. Tub Seal and Trim Removal The heater has an approximate resistance value of 21 ohms.
  • Page 20 7. Locate the wires leading to the heating element 10. Remove the inner 8 mm nut, washer, and spacer terminals and pull down the 2 nylon terminal that attaches the element to the bottom of the covers. tub. 8. Disconnect the 2 wires from the heating element.
  • Page 21 Fill Funnel tub. Its purpose is to provide a method of supplying water for the wash and rinse cycles. The air gap Clamp back into the water supply system, should the water Hose pressure drop to less than atmospheric pressure. Fill Funnel Removal 1.
  • Page 22 7. Remove the clamp and the outlet hose from the Water Inlet Valve valve. The water inlet valve is electronically controlled and Outlet Hose liters per minute) with incoming water pressure Clamp of 20 to 120 PSI. The water valve is mounted on a bracket located on the left side of the front brace.
  • Page 23 5. Remove the 6 Phillips head screws and the front Pressure Switch brace from the dishwasher. mounted on a bracket located under the tub near the right front corner. A clear plastic tube (the pressure switch hose) runs from the pressure switch, pressure in the pressure switch hose increases.
  • Page 24 NOTE: Ensure the O-ring is retained in the pump seal Drain Pump Assembly before reassembly. The drain pump assembly is located under the tub and operates on 120 60 seconds of a new cycle and 90 seconds after the wash pump shuts down to remove any water in the dishwasher sump.
  • Page 25 Motor Pump Assembly Clamp Part Number Size WD01X10322 15/16" to 1-1/2" The motor pump assembly is located under the tub behind the sump assembly. The motor utilizes a Interconnect start capacitor rated at 10 fd. The motor rotates Hose clockwise (as viewed from the terminal end) and draws approximately 1 amp at 120 VAC.
  • Page 26 Motor Pump Capacitor Removal Thermistor Removal Follow steps 1 through 4 of Motor Pump Assembly 1. Disconnect power. Removal. The capacitor is connected to the motor 2. Remove the outer door panel (see Outer Door with 2 wires and held in place with a 13 mm nut. Panel Removal).
  • Page 27 The sump clamping nut turns Sump Assembly It may be helpful to insert a 3/4 in. wide x 4 1/2 in. long piece of wood between the clamping nut tabs break the factory seal. prevents small particles from reaching the sump. 6.
  • Page 28 The clamps are easily damaged during removal and should not be reused. 12. Remove the 2 clamps, sump outlet hose, and interconnect hose from the sump. NOTE: Factory installed hose clamps are not reusable. When installing a water inlet valve, drain the pump assembly, wash pump assembly, or sump assembly, and replace the old clamps with new screw-type hose clamps provided.
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Service Mode Service Mode may advance automatically (see table below) or advance manually by pressing the select button (when in Service Mode the Select button is functional with the door closed). Pressing Select will start the automatic sequence; the duration time for each step is included in the Service Mode Matrix below. To enter the Service Mode: •...
  • Page 30 Self Diagnostic Mode Self Diagnostic Mode will not display errors and other information available in Service Mode. It does allow for up to 60 minutes of wash pump and heater operation. Service Mode should be run before entering Self Diagnostic Mode. To enter the 1.
  • Page 32: Warranty

    This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip change or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 33: Index

    Index ADA 6 Nomenclature 3, 5 Bottom Door Seal 18 Option 7 outer door 14, 19, 22, 23, 26 outlet hose 22, 25, 28 Cancel 7, 8, 9, 29, 30 capacitor 25, 26 Control Assembly 10, 15 Pause state 8 Control Board 3, 13 PCB 13, 15, 16 Control Features 3, 7...

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