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GE GLD8760NSS - Tall Tub Dishwasher Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Safety Instructions ... 2,s Operating Instructions CDW9000 Series Care and Cleaning ....GLD8000 Series Control Panel and Settings ..PDWSO00 Series Loading Place Settings ..... PDW9000 Series Loading the Racks ..... 12 j 1_ Recommended Dishwasher Products ......Using the Dishwasher .... 8-11 Troubleshooting Tips ..
  • Page 2 IMPORTANT SAFETYINFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING- SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, and to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death. -& WARNING! WATER HEATER SAFETY Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater that has not been used for two weeks or more.
  • Page 3 WARNING! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSAL OF THE DISHWASHER Junked or abandoned dishwashers ore dangerous... Before You Throw Awag Your Old Dishwasher even if they will sit for "just o few dogs." If you ore Take off the door of the washing comportment or getting rid of your old dishwasher, pleasefollow remove the door latch (asshown).
  • Page 4 About the dishwasher control panel. Youcanlocate gour model n umberonthetubwalljust insidethedoor.Throughout thismanual, f eatures and appearance m abl v arbl f romgourmodel. B--n ........... QuietPowerS ..........SELECTIONS ENHANCEMENTS CDW9000 Series and PDW9000 Series ENHANCEMENTS STATUS cea_oLs • LOWBETERGENT DRYING ! PRESS ®...
  • Page 5 Selections (continued) ANTI-BACTERIA Heovg 8.8 gal., 105 min. Medium 7.5 gal., 95 min. Light 6.3 gal., 85 min. This cgcle raises the water temperature in the final rinse to sanitize your dishware. The cgcle length will vary depending on the temperature of your inlet water. NOTE: The Anti-Bacteria cycle is monitored for sanitization requirements.
  • Page 6 About the dishwasher control panel. Enhancements The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which ENHANCEMENT has been selected. DELAY HOURS You can delay the start of a wash cycle for up to 2/4hours (depending on model). Press the DELAYSTART pad to choose the number of hours you wont to delay the start of the cycle;...
  • Page 7 start (continued) PDW9000 Series After selecting the cycle and desired enhancements, touch the START/RESET p ad to ready the dishwasher to begin the cycle. Closethe door to start the cycle or begin the DELAVSTART countdown. When the cycle starts, the water fill begins and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. The dishwasher will always display your last selection and enhancements.
  • Page 8 Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Temperature The entering water should be at least 120°F and not more than 150°F for effective cleaning and to prevent dish damage. Check the water temperature with a candy or meat thermometer. Turn on the hot water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the thermometer in a glass and let the water run continuously into the glass until the temperature stops rising.
  • Page 9 Manual Detergent Dispenser Somemodelscomeequippedwith an automaticliquid Forheavilysoiledloads,usea bit moredetergent.Forwater dishwasher d etergentdispenser (SmartDispense temperatures above140%, u sea bit lessdetergent. a manualdispenser. Youcanuseeitherof thesedispensers but don'tusebothat the sametime. Medium Medium Extremely Soft Soft Hard Hard SmartDispense MAIN WASH [WASH] .... Manual Detergent Dispenser...
  • Page 10 Using the dishwasher. SmartOispense Detergent Dispenser (some models) This dishwasher may have SmartDispenseTM, a Aim the detergent bottle at the opening in the door feature which automatically dispenses liquid and begin to fill. automatic dishwasher detergent into each cycle based on soil level and water hardness. To utilize the SmartDispenseTM Detergent Dispenser, it must first be filled.
  • Page 11 SmartDispense Detergent Dispenser Water Hardness Calibration Prior to the first use, the dishwasher needs to 1-31Pressthe "Up" f_ Arrow Pad to raise the value be calibrated for water hardness. Pleasefollow or the "Down" [3_Arrow Pad to lower the value. directions below to calibrate the dishwasher to Setthe water hardness value to the number the hardness of gour tap water.
  • Page 12 Loading the dishwasher racks. For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of rocks and silverware baskets mabl varbl from blour model Upper Rack Although the upper rock is primarily for The upper rock is good for oil kinds of glosses,cups and saucers, pots and pans con odd-shaped utensils.
  • Page 13 To remove the upper rack: Removing the Upper Rack Your new dishwasher has the capability to ITI Pressthumb tab out and remove the front end caps on each side of the rail. wash extra large items in the lower rack, This is accomplished by removing the upper rack Pullthe rack straight out and offthe rails.
  • Page 14 Loading the dishwasher racks. (on some models) Extra Rack Features Guffery Tray The cutlery tray holds up to 4 large knifes such as a carver, chef's knives, bread knife, etc., that are too tall to fit in the silverware basket. Hook the tray onto the rear of the upper rack.
  • Page 15 Caring for the dishwasher, Cleaning the Exterior Door Panel Stainless Steel Door Panel (modelnumbers Beforecleaning the front panel, make sure you know what type of panel you hove. ending in SS) Referto the last two letters of your model The stainless steel panels can be cleaned number.
  • Page 16 Before you call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Save time and moneg! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit You mag not need to call for service. Possible Causes What To Do Error Messages START/RESET status Youhavepressedthe • Press the START/RESET padonly onetime to startthe dishwasher.
  • Page 17 Problem Possible Causes What To Do Spats and filming • Use Jet-Dry ® or Cascade Crystal clear* rinse agents to remove spots and Extremelg hard water on glosses and prevent new film buildup. Low inlet water temperature flatware • Hake sure water temperature is at least 120°F. Overloading the dishwasher •...
  • Page 18 Before gou call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Problem Possible Causes What To Do Fuseis blownor circuitbreaker Dishwosher won't run • Replace fuseor resetcircuitbreaker. R emove any otherappliances from thecircuit. istripped Poweristurned off • In someinstallations, the powerto the dishwasher i s provided througha wallswitch,often locatednext to the disposer switch.Makesureit ison.
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  • Page 21 *Most brands covered up to 15 gears in the continental U.S. SPP is a trademark of General Electric Compang. _.,._ Cut here Please place in envelope and mail to: General Electric Company Warrantg Registration Department P.O.Box 32150 Louisville, KY40232-2150...
  • Page 22 GEA's carefully selected partners. FAILURE TO COHPLETE AND RETURN THIS CARD DOES NOT DIHINISH YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS. Appliances General Electric Company For information about GEA's privacy and data usage policy, go to and click on "Privacy Policy"...
  • Page 23 GEDishwasher Warranty. All warrant F service provided by our FactorF ServiceCenters, Staple your receipt here. or on authorized Customer Core®technician. Toscheduleserdce, Proof of the original purchase on-line,visit us at,or call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) in the United date is needed to obtain service States.In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344.Pleasehave serial number and model number availablewhen coiling for serdce.
  • Page 24 Consumer Support. GEAppliances Website In the U.S.: Have a question or need assistance with your appliance? Try the GEAppliances Website 2/4hours a day, any day of the year! For greater convenience and faster service, you can now download Owner's Manuals, order parts or even schedule service on-line.