Items not recommended for
– Cutlery with wooden handles
– Wooden cutting boards
– Glued items such as old knives with
handles glued together around the
shank of the blade
– Handmade craft items, antique,
metal trimmed or decorative
– Plastic items that are not heat
– Copper, brass, tin or aluminum
– Dishes with color painted over the
glaze. These dishes may fade over
– Fine glassware and crystal items
should only be washed using the
"China & Crystal" program*.
Otherwise clouding or etching may
occur after frequent washing.
– Cast iron pots and pans
* depending on model
Loading the dishwasher
– There are no standard guidelines for
washing glassware, when in doubt
wash by hand.
– When purchasing new dishes,
glasses and cutlery, make sure they
are dishwasher safe. Only wash
items marked "dishwasher safe" in
– If fine glassware is washed in the
dishwasher select the "China &
Crystal" program*. This will reduce
the risk of clouding.
Silver and aluminum:
– Silver or aluminum items may tarnish.
– Silverware previously cleaned with a
silver polish may be damp or spotted
at the end of a program where water
has adhered to the polish. This can
be rubbed off with a soft, dry cloth.
Silver that has been cleaned in an
immersion dip is usually dry at the
end of a program, but may tarnish.
– If left to dry, foods containing sulfur
can discolor silver. These include
egg yolk, onions, mayonnaise,
mustard, fish and marinades.
– Silverware may tarnish or pit if
washed next to stainless steel.
Leave space between these metals.
– Clean aluminum items, e.g. grease
filters, with domestic dishwasher