Troubleshooting Tips - GE GLD4900PBB Owner's Manual

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Troubleshooting Tips
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Error Hessoges
Possible Causes
What To Do
You havepressedthe
= Press theSTART/RESET
padonlywhenyouwantto restartthe
indicatorlight flashing START/RESET
pad whilethe
dishwasheris running.This will
cancel the cgcle, T he light will stop
flashing after the dishwasherdrains
(about 90 seconds}.
Dishwasher B EEPS
Thisisa reminder that gour
• Close and latchthedoorafteropeningit mid-cgde
onceeverg30 secondsdishwasherdoorhasbeen left
open during operation. It will
continue beepinguntil gou close
the door°
Possible Causes
What To Do
Dishes and fla_/care
Lowinletwater temperature
• Hakesureinletwater temperature iscorrect(seepage8),Turnon
not clean
the hotwaterfaucetnearest t hedishwasher, letrun untilthewater
temperature stopsrisingThenstartthe dishwasher and turnoff
the faucet,Thisinsures theentedngwaterishot,
Water pressure istemporarilg law • Turn on a faucet tswatercomingoutmoreslowlythan usual?
Ifso,waituntitpressure isnormal b eforeusingyourdLshwasher.
Air gapor disposer isdogged
• Cleontheair gapor flushthedisposer.
• Hakesurelarge dishware doesnotblockthedetergent d ispenser
or thewash arms,See theLoading thedishwasher rockssection
Noair gapor highdrain loop
• Verifgthat gou havean air gapor a highdrainloop.Refer t o
the Installation Instructions
onglasses and
Extremely hardwater
Overloading the dishwasher
aid or damppowderdetergent
Rinse agentdispenser empty
Toolittle detergent
Cloudiness on
Combinatbn of softwaterand
too muchdetergent
thedishwasher exceeds 1 50°F
Sudsin the tub
• UseJet-Dry_ or Cascade CrystalCIeoPrinseagentsto remove spotsand
prevent n ewfilm buildup,
• Toremove stubborn spotsand pre-existing f ilmfrom glassware:
1 Remove nitmetalutensils from thedishwasher,
2 Donot odddetergent
3 Select t he POTS & PANS or HEAWWASH cycle,
# Startthedishwasher a ndallowto runfor !8 to 22 minutesDishwasher
wilt nowbeinthemain wash
S Openthedoorand pour2 cups (500ml)of whitevinegarintothe
bottomof thedishwasher.
6 Close thedoorand allowto complete thecgde If vinegarrinsedoesn't
work< Repeat a sabove,except u se1/4cup{60ml}of citricacidcrLJstOIs
• Thisiscalledetchingandis permanentToprevent t his from happening,
usetess detergent i f gou havesoftwater+ Washglassware in theshortest
cgcle that w_ll g et themclean.
• Thiscould b eetchingLowerthewaterheatertemperature
• Useonlgautomaticdishwasher detergents to ovoidsudsing,
Cascade _ andElectn_soP Automatic Dishwoshing D etergents
havebeenapproved forusein all GE dish, r ashers.
• Toremove sudsfrom thetub,openthe dishwasher and let
sudsdissipateCtose andlatchthedishwasher, Pumpoutwater
bg touchingtheSTART/R_ET p odonce;then30 seconds later,
touch theSTART/RESET
podagain Repeat i f necessorg,
• Atwagswipeuprinseagentspills immediately
Rinse agentwas spiUed


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