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Using The Dishwasher; Flashing Display Lights; Dish Preparation Prior To Loading - GE GLD3806T Owner's Manual

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Flashing display lights.

Status Indicator lights

using the dishwasher.

check the Water Temperature
The entering water should be at least 120°F (49°C) and
not more than 150°F (66°C) for effective cleaning and to
prevent dish damage. Check the water temperature with
a candy or meat thermometer. Turn on the hot water
Use a rinse agent such as cascade crystal clear
Rinse agents such as Cascade Crystal Clear
flatware, cookware and plastic.
Filling the dispenser
The rinse agent dispenser holds 3.5 oz. (103.5 ml) of rinse agent. Under normal
conditions, this will last approximately one month. Try to keep it full, but do not overfill.
Make sure the dishwasher door is fully open.
Turn the dispenser cap to the left and lift it out.
Add rinse agent until the indicator window looks full.
Clean up any spilled rinse agent with a damp cloth.
Replace the dispenser cap.
rinse Aid Setting
The amount of rinse agent released into the final wash can be adjusted. The factory
setting is at the midpoint. If there are rings of calcium (hard water) spots on dishes, try a
higher setting. If you see foam in the dishwasher, move the indicator to a lower setting.
To adjust the setting
Remove the dispenser cap; then turn the adjuster counterclockwise to increase the
amount of rinse agent, clockwise to reduce the amount of rinse agent.

dish Preparation Prior to loading

No prerinsing of normal food soil is required.
Scrape off hard soils, including bones, toothpicks, skins
and seeds.
Remove large quantities of any remaining food.
What It Means
Cycle has been interrupted by pressing the STArT/rESET pad. Light will stop
flashing after the dishwasher automatically drains out the water.
nOTE: For models without the STArT/rESET pad, LEDs that are illuminated will flash
during reset.
faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the thermometer in
a glass and let the water run continuously into the glass
until the temperature stops rising.
remove spots and prevent new film buildup on your dishes, glasses,
Remove leafy vegetables, meat trimmings and
excessive amounts of grease or oil.
Remove acidic food soils that can discolor stainless
Dispenser cap
Rinse agent

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