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Care And Cleaning - GE GDF510-640 Series Owner's Manual

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Care and cleaning

Control Panel
To clean the control panel, use a lightly dampened cloth.
Then dry thoroughly.
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, WW, SA, ES, DS,
TS or FS then you have a painted door panel. If your
model number ends with SS, then you have a Stainless
Steel door panel. If your model number ends with II, then
you have an Integrated door panel.
Follow the instructions below for cleaning the door panel
for your specific model.
Painted/Coated Door Panels
(model numbers ending in BB–black, CC–bisque, WW–
white, SA-silver, ES-slate, DS-black slate, TS-black
stainless steel or FS-fingerprint resistant stainless steel)
DO NOT use Stainless Steel cleaners on the
door surfaces.
Use a clean, soft, lightly dampened cloth, then dry
thoroughly.
Do not use scouring pads or powered cleaners because
these products can scratch the finish.
Dishwasher Interior
To clean and de-odorize your dishwasher, use citric acid
or Finish
Dishwasher Cleaner, a detergent additive.
®
Finish
Dishwasher Cleaner 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 GEApplianceparts.com. In Canada, call
800-661-1616. You can purchase Finish
Cleaner at your local grocery store.
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 durability.
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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 800-661-1616.
Integrated Door Panel
This is a custom installed door panel, and you will need
to refer to the cabinet manufacturers recommendations
for proper cleaning.
Dishwasher
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(model numbers ending in II)
49-55122-3

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