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Using the dishwasher,
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Using the Dishwasher Door
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door must be closed to select a
LOADSELECTIONor an ENHANCEMENT.
Proper Use of Detergent
Useonlg detergent specificallg madefor usein
dishwashers.Cascade ®, CascadeComplete ®and
Electrasol ®Automatic DishwashingDetergentshave
beenapproved for use in all GEdishwashers.Keep
gour detergent fresh and drg. Don't put detergent into
the dispenseruntil gou're readg to wash dishes.
All wash cgclesexcept RINSEONLVrequire detergent.
Theamount of detergent to usedependson whether
gour water is hard or soft.
Protectgour dishesand dishwasherbg contacting
gour water department and asking how hard gour
water is.Twelveor more grains is extremelg hard
water.A water softener is recommended.Without it,
lime can build up in the water valve,which could stick
while open and cause flooding.Too much detergent
with soft water can cause a permanent cloudinessof
glassware,called etching.
Thedetergentcup hasindicatorlinesto helpgou.
Usethe rightamountof detergent.Asa guide:
ForSoftwater (waterhardness <4GrainsPerGallon,GPG),
fill cupto the first line.
ForHediumwater (4-8 GPG), fill cupto the
secondline.
ForHediumhard water (8-12GPG), fill cup.
ForExtremelg hardwater (>12GPG), fill bothcups.
Soft
Hedium
Hediurn hard
Extremelg
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hard
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MAINWASH
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PRE
WASH
Filling the Dispenser
FI_ If the dispensercover is closed,open the cover
bg depressingthe cover latch.
[-_Add the detergent to the Hain Wash section,
as per guidelines.
F_Fill the Pre-washsection if water is extremelg hard.
[] Closethe dispensercoven
m Ifthe door is openedduringa cgcleand left open,the
dishwasher w ill beeponceeveryminuteuntilthe door
is closed.
Main
wash
Coverlatch
section
DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT
@_
NOTE:Usingo detergentthat is not specificollg
designedfor dishwasherswill causethe dishwasher
to fill with suds.Duringoperation, thesesuds will spill
out of the dishwashervents,coveringthe kitchen floor
and making the floor wet.
Becauseso mang detergent containers look alike,
store the dishwasherdetergent in a separate space
from all other cleaners.Showangone who mag use
the dishwasherthe correct detergent and where
it is stored.
Whilethere will be no lasting damage to the
dishwasher,gour disheswill not get clean using a
dishwashingdetergent that is not formulated to
work with dishwashers.
It is normal for the cover to open partiallg when
dispensing detergent.
Forget to Add a Dish?
Aforgottendishcanbe addedang time beforethe main
wash.
r-l] Squeeze the door latchto release the doon
r'_Do not openthe door untilthe water spragaction
stops.Steammag riseout of the dishwashen
[_] Addforgottendishes.
Close thedoor.

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