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GE GLD3806T Owner's Manual page 5

Tall tub dishwashers


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The light above the selected pad will be On to indicate which option has been selected.
For use with heavily soiled and/or dried-on, baked-on soils. This option MuST be selected prIOr
to starting the cycle. The STEAM option adds 24 minutes to the cycle time.
Shuts off the drying heat option. Dishes air dry naturally and energy is saved. For faster air dry,
light oFF
you can prop the door open after the ClEAn light illuminates.
Turns the heater on for faster drying. This will extend the total cycle time between
light on
8 and 38 minutes depending on the cycle selected. nOTE: HEATEd dry cannot be
selected with rInSE Only cycle.
You can lock the controls to prevent any selections from being made. or you can lock the controls
after you have started a cycle.
children cannot accidentally start dishwasher by touching pads with this option selected.
To LOCK the dishwasher control, touch and hold the HEATEd dry pad for 3 seconds. The light
below the HEATEd dry pad will turn on. To UNLOCK the dishwasher control, touch and hold the
HEATEd dry pad for 3 seconds. The lOCK light will turn off.
When selected, the cycle will run longer with the heating element on to improve both wash and
dry performance. nOTE: Cannot be selected with rInSE Only cycle.
You can delay the start of a wash cycle for up to 9 hours. Touch the dElAy HOurS pad to choose
the number of hours you want to delay the start of the cycle; then touch STArT/rESET one time.
The dishwasher will count down and start automatically at the correct time. Touching
STArT/rESET a second time will cancel the dElAy STArT selection.
To change a cycle after washing starts, touch the STArT/rESET pad to cancel the cycle. For some
models, the STArT/rESET light will flash while the water is pumped out. This takes approximately
90 seconds. The door must be closed to complete pump out. When the light stops flashing, the
dishwasher can be reprogrammed and restarted. Buttons will not respond during pump out.
For other models, the STArT/rESET lEd will turn off and the drain pump will pump water out of
the dishwasher for 90 seconds and then turn off. Cycle selection and option lEd's will remain on,
and buttons will respond during pump out. If the STArT/rESET is pressed while the dishwasher is
in pump out, the STArT/rESET lEd will turn on and the dishwasher will start a new wash cycle
Close and latch the dishwasher door and select the cycle and desired enhancements. Touch the
STArT/rESET pad once to begin the cycle. Water begins to fill the dishwasher, and approximately
60 seconds later the wash action begins.
nOTE: The dishwasher remembers your last cycle so you don't have to reprogram each time.
When the dishwasher door is fully closed, the control panel lights will display the last settings you
If you don't want to change any of the settings, simply touch the STArT/rESET pad once to begin
the cycle.
If the door is closed, the indicator lights will turn off if the STArT/rESET pad is not pressed within
two minutes.
To activate the display, open and close the door or touch any pad.
Also, if a power failure occurs, nOrMAl WASH and HEATEd dry will automatically be

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