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Solutions to Common Problems
Vapor at Vent
Water vapor escapes from the vent during the
drying part of cycle. This is normal.
Spilled rinse aid can cause foam and lead to
overfl owing. Wipe up any spills with a damp
Check to see that dishwasher is level. (See
Installation Instructions).
Dishwasher Won't Run or Fill (error code i10)
Check to see if circuit breaker is tripped or if a
fuse is blown.
Check to see if the water supply is turned on
and the pressure of the water supply is not too
low. (Contact your local water company).
Check to see if the water tap is open and is not
Check to see if cycle is set correctly. (See
Operating Instructions).
Check to see if the dishwasher is not set for
Delay Start.
Check and insure the door is closed and
Check to see if the fi lter in the inlet hose is not
clogged and is free of kinks and bends.
Dishwasher Does Not Drain Properly (error
code i20)
If unit is hooked up to a food waste disposer,
make sure the disposer is empty.
Check to see if the knockout plug has been
removed from inside the food waste disposer
Check the sink spigot is not clogged.
Check to see if drain hose is free of kinks and
Check to see if the cycle is complete, not in a
Dishwasher has an Odor
Soiled dishes left in dishwasher too long can
create an odor. Use Rinse cycle.
There will be a "new" smell when fi rst installed.
This is normal.
Check to see if unit is draining properly. (See
Dishwasher Does Not Drain Properly).
Stains on Tub Interior
Washing large amounts of dishware with
tomato based soil can cause a pink/orange
appearance. This will not affect performance
and will gradually fade over time. Pre-rinsing
or using the Rinse cycle will reduce the
chance of staining. Using no heat dry option
will lessen staining.
Removing Spots and Film
Hard water can cause lime deposit buildup on the
interior of the dishwasher. Dishes and glasses
may also get spots and fi lm for a number of
reasons. (See Glassware/Flatware Spotted or
Cloudy section). To remove buildup, and fi lm,
clean using the following instructions:
1. Load clean dishes and glasses in normal
manner. Do not load any metal utensils or
2. Do not add detergent.
3. Select the NORMAL WASH cycle. Press
START pad. Close and latch the door.
4. Allow dishwasher to run until it starts the
second water fi ll (approximately 10 minutes).
5. Unlatch an and open door and pour 2 cups of
white vinegar into the bottom of dishwasher.
6. Close and latch door and allow cycle to fi nish.

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