RCA PSD430 Use And Care Manual

Rca dishwasher use and care manual


Air Gap
Appliance Registration
China, Crystal, Sterling
Consumer Services
Cycle Features
Detergent, Detergent Guide
Dispenser Cups
Front Panel Color Change
Model and Serial Numbers
Use and Care of

Your Dishwasher

Problem Solver
Safety Instructions
4, 5
Winter Storage
8, 9
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
Back Cover


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Summary of Contents for RCA PSD430

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Drying Options Use and Care of Your Dishwasher Plate Warmer Problem Solver Rinse Agent Safety Instructions User Maintenance Instructions 11 4, 5 Warranty Water Temperature Winter Storage 8, 9 4, 5 4, 5 4, 5 Model PSD400 13–15 PSD430 Back Cover...
  • Page 2: Operating Instructions

    We’d like to thank you and congratulate you for making the wise decision in purchasing your dishwasher. This User Guide is designed to be kept near your dishwasher at all times for quick and easy reference. Features may vary on some dishwasher models. Please read the following tips to insure your dishwasher is operating at its best performance.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    • Do not tamper with controls. • Do not touch the heating element during or immediately after use. • Do not operate your dishwasher unless all enclosure panels are properly in place. • Do not abuse, sit on, or stand on the door or dish rack of the dishwasher.
  • Page 4: How To Operate Your Dishwasher

    NORMAL WASH. NOTE: If dishwasher drains into a food waste disposal, operate the disposal until it is empty before starting dishwasher.
  • Page 5: Dial Cycles

    Dial Cycles The RINSE & HOLD cycle is for rinsing partial loads which will be washed later. Do not use detergent. a. Make sure ENERGY SAVER is selected. b. Be sure the door is unlatched. c. Slowly turn the Cycle Indicator Dial to RINSE &...
  • Page 6: Rinse Agent

    Helpful hints: If outside temperatures are unusually low, or if your water travels a long distance from water heater to dishwasher, you may need to set your water heater’s thermostat up. If you have not used hot water for some time, the water in the pipes will be cold. Turn on the hot water faucet at the sink and allow it to run until the water is hot.
  • Page 7 The water valve may stick while open and cause flooding. How to Prepare the Dishes for Washing If this is your first dishwasher, or if you’re replacing a much older model, you may wonder how much preparation your dishes need.
  • Page 8: How To Load Your Dishwasher

    The upper rack is handy for all kinds of odd shapes. Sauce pans, mixing bowls and other items should be placed face down. When loading dishwasher safe plastics make sure each plastic item is secured over two fingers. This will insure good washing results.
  • Page 9 Put flatware in the removable basket with fork and knife handles up to protect your hands. Place spoons in the basket with handles down. Mix knives, forks and spoons so they don’t nest together. Distribute evenly. The security cell cover hinged in the handle may be lowered to either side to secure light-weight items from the effects of the vigorous wash action.
  • Page 10 Do not wash in dishwasher. Damage to dishwasher and discoloration or staining of dishwasher may result. If it doesn’t say DISHWASHER SAFE, test one piece in the top rack before dishwashing an entire set. Rinse if not washing immediately. Salty or acidic foods can stain if left on.
  • Page 11: Warranty

    The outside cabinet finish is durable, but it can scratch. So use no scouring pads, or harsh or gritty cleaners. Not Using Your Dishwasher in Winter? Protect Against Freezing. If your dishwasher is left in an unheated place during the winter, ask a service technician to: •...
  • Page 12: Wood Panel Trim Kits

    HOW TO CHANGE COLOR PANELS If you are redecorating, you can change your dishwasher’s front panel to match or blend with your new colors by flipping it over. Each side of each panel is a different color. You may also paint a panel with a color of your own choice.
  • Page 13: Water Temperature

    Water Temperature section.) Water pressure may be temporarily low. Turn on a faucet. Is water coming out slower than usual? If so, wait until pressure is normal before using your dishwasher. Plugged air gap. (See Care and Cleaning section.) Improper rack loading. (See Loading section.) Choose another cycle to give you longer washing time.
  • Page 14: The Problem Solver

    2. Do not add detergent. 3. Select POTS & PANS cycle. 4. Start the dishwasher and allow to run for 18 to 22 minutes. The dishwasher will now be in the main wash. 5. Then open the door and pour 2 cups (500 ml) of white vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher.
  • Page 15 MOTOR HUMS Dishwasher has not been used on a regular basis. If you do not use your dishwasher often, set it to fill and pump out once every week. This will help keep the seal moist, and the garbage disposer clear.
  • Page 16 NOTES...
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  • Page 18: If You Need Service

    IF YOU NEED SERVICE... To obtain service, see the Consumer Services page in the back of this guide. We’re proud of our service and want you to be pleased. If for some reason you are not happy with the service you receive, here are three steps to follow for further help.
  • Page 19: Parts And Accessories

    We’ll Be There With the purchase of your new RCA appliance, receive the assurance that if you ever need information or assistance, we’ll be there. All you have to do is call—toll-free! In-Home Repair Service 800-GE-CARES (800-432-2737) Our consumer service professionals will provide expert repair service on your RCA appliance, scheduled at a time that’s convenient for you.
  • Page 20: Psd400 Psd430

    Part No. 165D3527P031 Pub. No. 79-5030 8-95 CG FOR SERVICE We at RCA strive to provide the highest quality products and service. Therefore we have designated GE CONSUMER SERVICE, a leader in the service industry, to fulfill your service needs. Should your appliance need service, during warranty period or beyond, call 800-GE-CARES (800-432-2737).

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