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GE GLD2850T10CS Owner's Manual

Tall tub dishwasher


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Care and Cleaning
Panel and Settings
.. 6-11
Place Settings
the Racks .............
Using the Dishwasher
.. 19-21
the model
and serial
Model #
Serial #
you can find them on the tub wall
just insidethe door.
Tall Tub
49-55064-1 08-i0GE



Summary of Contents for GE GLD2850T10CS

  • Page 1 Safety Instructions ..Operating Instructions Tall Tub Care and Cleaning ..... © Dishwashers Control Panel and Settings .. 6-11 Loading Place Settings ..Loading the Racks ..... Using the Dishwasher ..12-15 "t3 Troubleshooting Tips .. 19-21 Consumer Support Consumer Support ....
  • Page 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING -- SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, 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...
  • Page 3 INFORMACION INIPORTANTE DE SEGURIDAD LEA TODAS LAS INSTRUCCIONES ANTES DE USAR-- GUARDE ESTASINSTRUCCIONES -tLiADVERTENCIA! Para su seguridad, debe cumplirse con la informaci6n de este manual a fin de minimizar el riesgo de incendio o explosi6n, descarga el_ctrica o para prevenir dafios a la propiedad, lesiones personales o la muerte.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING -- SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS ,& WARNING! RISK OF CHILD ENTRAPMENT PROPER DISPOSAL OF THE DISHWASHER Junked or abandoned dishwashers are dangerous...even if they will sit for "just a few dGys." If you are getting rid of your old dishwasher, please follow the instructions below to help prevent accidents.
  • Page 5 GE. la puerta. [] Ubiquelos elementos filosos de modo que no [] Nodeseche el lavaplatos sin antes quitar la puerta dahen el sellado de la puerta.
  • Page 6 About the dishwasher control panel. Choose the dishwasher control panel that corresponds to the features on your dishwasher. Rinse ® ® • ..Wash_ Wash Reset H ..LHeet Control Settings Status Indicator Lights TheStatusdisplaytellsyouwhat'shappening whilethe dishwasher i s in operationand may flash,indicatinga malfunction(seepage8).Thelightswill comeONindicatingthe sequence of operationthe dishwasherisin.
  • Page 7 Options The lightabove the selected pad willbe ON to indicate which option has been selected. STEAH Forusewith heavily soiledand/ordried-on,baked-onsoils. T hisoptionlUST be selectedPRIOR to startingthe cycle.TheSTEAM optionadds24 minutesto the cycletime. HEATED DRY Shutsoff the dryingheatoption.Dishesair dry naturallyand energyissaved.Forfasterair dry, LightOFF you canprop the door openafter the CLEAN light illuminates.
  • Page 8 About the dishwasher control panel. Choose the dishwasher control panel that corresponds to the features on your dishwasher. CLEAN • SANITIZEO Options RINSE • Cgcles ONLY • ® _CRYSTAL_J UGNT " ..w'_°; "DELAV'_ HEATED ..Control Settings Status Indicator Lights The Status display tells you what's happening while the dishwasher is in operation and may flash, indicating a malfunction (see page 8).The lights will come ON indicating the sequence...
  • Page 9 Options The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which OPTION has been selected. HOT START/ For use with heavily soiled and/or dried-on, baked-on soils. This option NUST be STEAM selected PRIORto starting the cycle. This option will improve both wash and dry (on some performance.
  • Page 10 About the dishwasher control panel. Choose the dishwasher control panel that corresponds to the features on your dishwasher. smart _ispense LOWDetergent Options • Start D_i_y ..Control Settings Status Indicator Lights TheStatusdisplaytellsyou what'shappening whilethe dishwasher i s in operationand may flash,indicatinga malfunction(seepage6).Thelightswill comeONindicatingthe sequence of operationthe dishwasherisin.
  • Page 11 SPEED CYCLE 7.5 gal., 35-70 min. (on some models) This cycle is for everyday dishes and glassware. RINSE ONLY 2.5 gal., 10 min. For rinsing partial loads that will be washed k]ter. Do not use detergent with this cycle. NOTE:This dishwasher is equipped with a CleanSensor TM with automatic temperature control;...
  • Page 12 Flashing display lights, Status Indicator Lights What It Means START/RESET Cyclehasbeeninterruptedby pressing the START/RESET pad.Lightwill stop flashingafter the dishwasher a utomaticallydrainsout the water. NOTE: FormodelswithouttheSTART/RESET pad,LEDs that are illuminated will flash duringreset. dishwasher, Using Check the Water Temperature Theenteringwater shouldbe at least 120°F faucetnearestthe dishwasher, placethe thermometerin (49°C) not morethan 150°F (66°C)foreffectivecleaningandto...
  • Page 13 Yourdishwasher c omesequipped with a manualdispenser Forheavilysoiledloads,usea bit moredetergent.Forwater _)'_tf'_ and_ls, an automaticliquiddishwasher temperatures above140°F (60°C), usea bit lessdetergent. detergentdispenser (SmartDispenseTM). Youcanuseeither Medium Medium Extremely of thesedispensers, but don'tusebothat the sametime. Soft Soft Hard Hard ii<7 ....Ill SmartDispense i'(i"...
  • Page 14 Using the dishwasher. 5martDispense Detergent Dispenser con models) s ome This dishwasher may have a SmartDispense feature Setthe door at a comfortable angle to fill the which automatically dispenses liquid automatic dispenser. dishwasher detergent into each cycle based on soil level and water hardness.
  • Page 15 5martDispense Detergent Dispenser Water Hardness Calibration Prior to the first use,the dishwasher needs to Control Panel be calibrated for water hardness. Pleasefollow directions below to calibrate the dishwasher to the hardness of your tap water. Determine the Hardness of Your Tap Water WASH padto lower WASH padto In the bag containing these instructions, you should...
  • Page 16 Loading the dishwasher racks. For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model. Upper Rack Fold-down tines(onsome models) provide Althoughthe upper rockisprimarilyfor glasses, flexibility for extra-large and hard-to-fit items. cupsand saucers, p otsand panscon be placed in this rockfor effectivecleaning.
  • Page 17 [] GPFS5 [] GPF525B (Black) These accessories ore available at extra cost from GPF525W (White) GE.Call 800.626.2002 to order. Visa, MasterCard [] GPF525C (Bisque) or Discover cords are accepted. Specify accessory number when ordering. Trimless wood panel kit-This accessory contains...
  • Page 18 Caring for the dishwasher. Cleaning the Exterior Door Panel Stainless Steel Door Panel (model numbers ending Before cleaning the front panel, make in SS) sure you know what type of panel you have. Referto The stainless steel panels can be cleaned with the last two letters of your model number.
  • Page 19 Before you call for service... roubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit In Canada visit www, You may not need to call for service. Possible Causes What To Do Error Messages START/RESET status You have pressed the •...
  • Page 20 Before you call for service... Problem Possible Causes What To Do Sudsin the tub Correctdetergent • Useonlyautomaticdishwasher d etergentsto avoidsudsing. C ascade ® wasn'tused AutomaticDishwashing Detergents havebeenapprovedfor usein all GEdishwashers. • Toremovesudsfrom the tub,openthe dishwasher a nd letsudsdissipate. Close and latchthe dishwasher. P umpout water bytouchingthe START/RESET pad once;...
  • Page 21 Problem Possible Causes What To Do Control panel lights Time too long between • Eachpad must be touched within 30 secondsof the others. go off when you're touching of selected pads To relight, touch any pad again,or unlock and relatch door. setting controls Water standing in This is normal...
  • Page 22 Staple your receipt here. authorized Customer Care®technician. To schedule service, visit us Proof of the original purchase on-line at, or call 800.GE.CARES(800.432.2737) date is needed to obtain service in the United States. In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344. Please have under the warranty.
  • Page 23 Contact Us G In the U.S.: If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE,contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations GEAppliances, Appliance Park Louisville,KV40225 In Canada: w_,, or write to: Director, Consumer Relations,ivlabe Canada Inc.
  • Page 24 Notes. Printed in the United States Printed on Recycled Paper...