Whirlpool DU8500XT Series Use & Care Manual

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!zers. Ice Mal~ers, Dishwashers.
Buill-In Ovens and Surlace Umls. Ranges, Microwave
Ovens. Trash Compacton.
Roam Air Condilioners.
Oehumidilien.
Aulomalic
Washers. Clothes Dryers, Freezers. RI

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  • Page 1 !zers. Ice Mal~ers, Dishwashers. Buill-In Ovens and Surlace Umls. Ranges, Microwave Ovens. Trash Compacton. Roam Air Condilioners. Oehumidilien. Aulomalic Washers. Clothes Dryers, Freezers. RI...
  • Page 2 Top Rack Loading Bottom Rack Loading Silverware Basket Loading DETERGENT..ADDING RINSE AID DISPENSER ... 01989 Whirlpool Before you use your dishwasher It Is your responslblltty Is installed by a qualified Has been installed Has been installed Has been properly...
  • Page 3 Parts and features Model DU8500XT Series UPPER SPRAY ARM BOTTOM RACK HEATING ELEMENT Thank you for buying a Whirlpool tration Card provided with this product. ready if you need service or call with a question. Copy Model and Serial Numbersfrom...
  • Page 4 POWER CLEAN” Washing System Your dishwasher cleans by spraying soiled surfaces of dishes, When a cycle level of the heating element. This water is pumped the POWER CLEAN* Module which removes spray arms. Soiled water is pumped out and replaced number of times depends on the cycle...
  • Page 5 Proper loading Always load dishes so soiled surfaces Water must be able to drain off completely items so spray can reach all surfaces. Top rack loading IP AND GLASS LOAD The top rack is designed for cups, glasses and smaller items.
  • Page 6 Bottom Make sure pot handles and other items do not stop rotation of either the upper or lower spray arm. Spray arms must move freely. Load items so they do not block or cover the spray tower. Securely place heavily soiled cookware face down in rack.
  • Page 7 Adding detergent The kind and amount of dishwasher getting your dishes clean. Read this section Use automatic dlsh- washer detergent only. Other detergents too mild much sudsy to work in the dishwasher. Different brands dishwasher detergent have different amounts phosphorus. Phos- phorus softens water and helps...
  • Page 8: Before Starting

    4. Run hot water at sink nearest dishwasher it is hot. Turn it off. Starting your dishwasher POTS & PANS Cycle... 1. Push POTS & PANS Cycle Selector Button. 2. Push button for option desired. 3. Turn Cycle Control Knob clockwise dot marked POTS &...
  • Page 9 LOW ENERGY Cycle For pre-rinsed or lightly soiled loads. Cycle time is about 53 minutes, RINSE & HOLD Cycle For rinsing a few items to be washed one or more days later. Cycle time is about 12 minutes. Use AIR DRY only. HEAT DRY or AIR DRY? If the HEAT DRY Option is selected,...
  • Page 10 Energy saving tips You can help save energy if you: 1. Wash full loads. Running a half-filled washer uses the same amount and hot water as a fully loaded 3. Air dry dishes when you don’t need drying cycle. Allow longer (overnight).
  • Page 11 Special tips on dishwasher use Remember, use your dishwasher only for the job it was designed Some items are not dishwasher safe or may require Read these special tips for the following i&lminUm: Aluminum loses its bright, shiny appearance the water and the alkalinity of the dishwasher TIPS: If washed in the dishwasher...
  • Page 12 Common dishwashing PROBLEM CAUSED BY Spottlng Hard water lllmlng Water is not hot enough Not enough detergent, improper detergent “0ld”detergent Improper loading No rinse aid AIR DRY Setting used Small partlcles Spray arm or arms not rotating freely deposlted Items “Old”...
  • Page 13 PROBLEM CAUSED BY Dishes Water is not washlng clean hot enough Improper loading Spray arm or arms not rotating freely Not enough detergent or improper detergent “0ld”detergent Water pressure be low, dishwasher not filling properly Cloudy tllm on loo much detergent in soft water glassware, etching...
  • Page 14 FSP is a registered trademark Corporation for quality parts. Look for this sym- bol of quality whenever you need ment part for your Whirlpool placement parts will fit right and work because they are made to the same exacting specifications used Whirlpool appliance.
  • Page 15 POWER CLEAN* WASHING SYSTEM PARTS COVERED BY YOUR WARRANTY UPPER / SPRAY ARM ‘Tmk...
  • Page 16 C. Pick up and delivery. This product D. Damage to dishwasher caused approved by Whirlpool. E. AnY labor costs durlna llmlted WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL do not allow the exclusion or limitation may not apply to You.

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