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Whirlpool Kirkland Signature SUD5000 Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
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Model SUD5000



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  • Page 1 UNDERCOUNTER DISHWASHER Use & Care Guide Table of Contents...2 Model SUD5000 8528803...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DISHWASHER SAFETY ... 3 Before Using Your Dishwasher... 4 PARTS AND FEATURES... 5 START-UP GUIDE... 6 Using Your New Dishwasher ... 6 Stopping Your Dishwasher ... 6 DISHWASHER LOADING ... 6 Loading Suggestions ... 6 Loading the Top Rack... 7 Loading the Bottom Rack...
  • Page 3: Dishwasher Safety

    DISHWASHER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Before Using Your Dishwasher

    Before Using Your Dishwasher Tip Over Hazard Do not use dishwasher until completely installed. Do not push down on open door. Doing so can result in serious injury or cuts. Electrical Shock Hazard Electrically ground dishwasher. Connect ground wire to green ground connector in terminal box.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    1. Third level wash 2. Top spray arm 3. Bottom rack 4. Filter module 5. Heating element Control Panel PARTS AND FEATURES 6. Water inlet opening [in tub wall] 7. Rack bumper 8. Vent 9. Top rack 10. Spray tower 11.
  • Page 6: Start-Up Guide

    START-UP GUIDE Before using your dishwasher, remove all packaging materials. Read this entire Use and Care Guide. You will find important safety information and useful operating tips. Using Your New Dishwasher 1. Scrape large food soil and hard items (toothpicks or bones) from dishes.
  • Page 7: Loading The Top Rack

    Loading the Top Rack The top rack is designed for cups, glasses, and smaller items. (See recommended loading patterns shown.) Do not cover third level spray. See arrow. Cup and glass load Mixed load Place items so open ends face down for cleaning and draining.
  • Page 8: Loading The Silverware Basket

    Loading the Silverware Basket Load the silverware basket while it is in the bottom rack or take the basket out for loading on a counter or table. NOTE: Unload or remove the basket before unloading the racks to avoid spilling water droplets on the silverware. Mix items in each section of the basket with some pointing up and some down to avoid nesting.
  • Page 9: Rinse Aid Dispenser

    Where to fill Top of 3rd step (3 tbs or 45 g) Top of 2nd step (2 tbs or 30 g) Top of 1st step (1 tb or 15 g) Water Hardness Amount of Detergent Soft to Medium For normally soiled loads Hard Water Fill the Main Wash section to the 0 to 6 grains per...
  • Page 10: Cycle Selection Chart

    Run your dishwasher with full loads. Run a rinse cycle after meals until the dishwasher is full. If your home is equipped with a water softener, you may want to avoid starting the dishwasher during the regeneration of the softener, as this may contribute to poor wash performance.
  • Page 11: Changing A Cycle Or Setting

    Changing a Cycle or Setting If your dishwasher has more than one wash cycle, you can change a cycle anytime during a cycle. 1. Lift the door latch to stop the cycle. 2. Press a cycle and, if desired, press an option. 3.
  • Page 12: Drying System

    Drying System During drying, you can see steam escaping through the vent at the upper left corner of the door. This is normal as the heat dries your dishes. IMPORTANT: The vapor is hot. Do not touch the vent during drying. Overfill Protection Float The overfill protection float (in the front right corner of the dishwasher tub) keeps the dishwasher from overfilling.
  • Page 13: Dishwasher Care

    DISHWASHER CARE Cleaning Your Dishwasher Cleaning the exterior In most cases, regular use of a soft, damp cloth or sponge and a mild detergent is all that is necessary to keep the outside of your dishwasher looking nice and clean. Cleaning the interior Hard water minerals can cause a white film to build up on the inside surfaces, especially just beneath the door area.
  • Page 14 Dishes are not completely clean Food soil left on the dishes Is the dishwasher loaded correctly? Refer to the “Dishwasher Loading” section. Is the water temperature too low? If needed, turn home water heater up to ensure water entering dishwasher is at least 120°F (49°C).
  • Page 15: Filter Module

    KIRKLAND SIGNATURE Whirlpool Corporation. To locate FSP factory specified parts in your area, call our Customer Interaction Center telephone number or your nearest designated service center.
  • Page 16: Warranty

    For twenty years from the date of installation, when this dishwasher is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for replacement parts and repair labor for the tub or inner door if either develops a water leak resulting from defective materials or workmanship.