BEFORE YOU CALL FOR SERVICE
Start status indicator light flash-
Dishwasher BEEPS once every
Beeping at the end of the cycle.
Dishes and flatware not clean.
Spots and filming on glasses
Cloudiness on glassware.
Suds in the tub.
The door was opened or the cycle was inter-
This is a reminder that your dishwasher door
has been left open during operation. It will con-
tinue beeping until you press Start and close
This is normal. Dishwasher will beep at end of
Filter assembly is clogged.
Low inlet water temperature.
Water pressure is temporarily low.
Air gap or disposer clogged (Built-In Models
High drain loop or air gap not installed (Built-In
Improper rack loading.
Poor performing detergent.
Extremely hard water.
Low inlet water temperature.
Overloading or improper loading of the dish-
Old or damp powder detergent.
Rinse agent dispenser empty.
Too little or low performing detergent.
Combination of soft water and too much de-
Low performing phosphate-free detergent.
Water temperature entering the dishwasher
exceeds 150°F (66°C).
Rinse agent was spilled.
What To Do
Press the Start pad once and close the door within 4 seconds
to start the dishwasher. Press the Start pad a second time
when the dishwasher is running only if you wish to cancel the
Press Start and close the door.
The dishwasher will beep (unless interupted) and the Clean
light will display at the end of the wash cycle.
See the CARE AND CLEANING section.
Make sure inlet water temperature is correct (see the USING
THE DISHWASHER section). Turn on the hot water faucet
nearest the dishwasher, let run until the water temperature
stops rising. Then start the dishwasher and turn off the fau-
cet. This ensures the entering water is hot. Select Wash
Temp - Boost.
Turn on a faucet. Is water coming out more slowly than usual?
If so, wait until pressure is normal before using your dish-
washer. Normal water pressure to the dishwasher should be
20-120 psi. (0.137-0.827 mPa)
Clean the air gap or flush the disposer.
Refer to the Installation Instructions for proper drain line in-
Make sure large dishware or utensils do not block detergent
dispenser or the wash arms. See the Loading section.
Use a highly rated detergent.
Use a rinse agent to prevent spots and prevent new film
build-up. If water is extremely hard, a softener may be re-
Make sure inlet water temperature is at least 120°F (49°C).
Load dishwasher as shown in the Loading section.
Make sure detergent is fresh. Use a highly rated detergent.
Refill with rinse agent.
Make sure you use the proper amount of highly rated deter-
This is called etching and is permanent. To prevent this from
happening, use less detergent if you have soft water. Wash
glassware in the shortest cycle that will get it clean.
See A white film on glassware, dishware and the interior in
this TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS section.
This could be etching. Lower the water heater temperature.
Use only automatic dishwasher detergents to avoid sudsing.
Always wipe up rinse agent spills immediately.