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GE GLD3806T Owner's Manual page 9

Tall tub dishwashers


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7.5 gal., 35–70 min.
(on some models) This cycle is for everyday dishes and glassware.
2.5 gal., 10 min.
For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later. Do not use detergent with this cycle.
nOTE: This dishwasher is equipped with a cleansensor
length and time may vary depending on soil and temperature conditions.
nOTE: only the SAnI WASH cycle has been designed to meet the requirements of section 6, nsF 184 for soil
removal and sanitization efficacy.
The light above the selected pad will be On to indicate which EnHAnCEMEnT/ExTrA has been selected.
For use with heavily soiled and/or dried-on, baked-on soils. This option MuST be selected prIOr
(on some models) to starting the cycle. The STEAM option adds 24 minutes to the cycle time.
When HEATEd dry is off, dishes will air dry.
light oFF
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 unlock the dishwasher controls, touch and hold the HEATEd dry pad for 3
seconds. The light above the lOCK pad will turn off. To lock the dishwasher control,
touch and hold the HEATEd dry pad for 3 seconds. The light above the lOCK pad
will turn on.
When selected, the cycle will run with heating element on longer and may increase
cycle times 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. The machine will count down and start automatically at the correct time.
Touching STArT/rESET a second time will cancel the dElAy STArT selection.
nOTE: If you forget to fully close the door, a reminder signal will beep until you do so.
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 selected.
If you don't want to change any of the settings, simply touch the STArT/rESET pad to begin the cycle.
If the door is closed, the indicator lights will turn off if the STArT/rESET pad is not selected within two
minutes. To activate the display, open and close the door or press any pad.
Also, if a power failure occurs, nOrMAl WASH and HEATEd dry will automatically be programmed.
Make any new selections and touch the STArT/rESET pad to begin the cycle.
The ClEAn light will illuminate and a double beep will sound when a wash cycle is complete. On some
models, the ClEAn light will turn off when the door is opened. On other models, the ClEAn light will
remain on until the door is opened and then relatched or until any keypad is pressed while the door is
latched shut.
with automatic temperature control; therefore, cycle

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