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PartNo. 165D4700P149
Pub, No, 49-5877-7 #az cG



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  • Page 1 GEAppliances GSD2000 GSD2020 GSD2030 GSD2200 GSD2220 GSD2230 GSD3210 GSD3220 GSD3230 PartNo. 165D4700P149 Pub, No, 49-5877-7 #az cG...
  • Page 2 And we hope you will be part of ours f()i a long time to come. We fllank you tbr bwing GE. We appreciate your purchase, and hope you _ill continue to rely on us Fill out and renm_ tim Consumer...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safety Information ..4- 7 GE& You, A Service Partnership. Ask any GE appliance owner and they will tell you we stand behind our products with unmatched quality service. However, did you know that most questions result from simple problems that you can easily fix yourseff injust a few minutes? This Owner's Manual can tell you how.
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READALLINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! Foryour safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life. WATER HEATER S AFETY Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater that has not been used for two weeks or more.
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, by calling you can receive one us toll-free Center7 at the GE Answer 800.626.2000. Dispose of discarded Connect lo a grounded metal, permanent _dfing appliances and shipping or packing malefial properly.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READALLINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! DONOT... Do nol lamper wifl_ connols. Do nol allow children lo play inside, this _llh Do not abuse, sit on, or stand on the door or dish rack of appliance or any discarded the dishwasher, appliance.
  • Page 7 REMEMBER... Your continued health and safety are important to us. Please read and follow this Safety Information carefully. We want you to remain a happy and healthy part of our GE family. SAVETHESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 8: Controlpanel

    About the dishwasher control panel. You can Iocate your model number on the tub walljust inside the door. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Models GSD2000, GSD2020 and GSD2030 [_IyON HEATED HEATED DRY OFF Models GSD2200, GSD2220 and GSD2230 START CYCLES ENERGY...
  • Page 9: Control Settings

    Control Settings cydo 1111111111111111111 POTSCRUBBER/For h eavilysoiled dishes or cookwarewith dried-on HEAVYWASH or baked-onsoilsi Everydaydishes may be included. This cyclewill not removeburned-onfoods. NORMALWASH Forloadsof everydaydishes,glassesandcookware with mediumsoils, NOTE:Many dishes have lighter soil than normal,Choosing a cycleother than NORMAL WASHwill saveenergyand water, SHORTWASH Forquicklywashingloadsof everydaydisheswith mediumsoils that have not driedon, suchas loads consistingmostly of glasses,...
  • Page 10: Dial Cycles

    About the dial cycles. Short Wash START For quickly washing loads of eveuday dishes with medium soils float have not dried on. !!i!i 'i_lect tl_e NORMAL WaSH_ycle and any options. sure the door is unlatched. JSlowlv turn the Dial to SHORT WASH. Rinse &...
  • Page 11 Heavy,, Normal and Short Wash (GSD2000, GSD2020 andGSD2030 only) [k_sure the door is unlatched. _Slowly mm the dial to lhe cycle you wanl. Don't {_" 1111-11 it past this position, or you could accidentally miss a dnse. Select any oplions, ,//Latch the door to slarl the cycle.
  • Page 12: Usingthe Dishwasher

    Using the dishwasher. Checkthe Water Temperature The entering waler must be at least 120°F. and not more titan 150 oF., tbr effective cleaning and u:)prevenl dish damage. Check ll_e water tempera|ure _ifl_ a can@ or meat flmnnome/er. Turn on the hot wa/er faucet nearest tim dishwasher, place the fl_ennometer in a glass and let the water run continuously into tl_e glass until the temperature...
  • Page 13 ProperUseof Detergent I Jse only detergent specifically made fi)r use in dishwashers. Keep your detergent fiesh and &T. Don't put powder detergent into the dispense, until you're ready to wash dishes. The amount of detergent to use depends on whether your water is hard(:), soft.
  • Page 14: Loadingthe Dishwasherracks

    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 The upper rack is for glasses, cups and saucers. (]ups and glasses fit best along the sides. This is also a secure place for dishwasher-sale plastics.
  • Page 15 Lower Rack Whenloading the lowerrack,do not loadlargeplattersor trail in thefrontrightcornerTheymaypreventdetergent fromcirculating duringthe washcycb. The ltm_r rack is best used for plales, saucers, and cookware. Large items such as broiler pans and racks should go along the sides. Load platmrs, pots and bowls along the sides, in comers, or in the back.
  • Page 16 Caring for the dishwasher. Toclean the control panel use a lightly dampened cloth then dry thoroughly. Toclean the exterior use a good appliance polish wax. Never use sharp objects, scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part of the dishwasher. Protect Against Freezing If your dishwasher is left in an unheated...
  • Page 17 Does YourDishwasher Have an Air Gap? An ai_ gap p_omcts your dishwasher against wam_ backing up into it if a d_ain clogs. The ai_ gap is not a pa_l of the dishwasher. It is not cove_ed by your wa_Tanly. Not all plumbing codes _equi_e ai_ gaps, so you may not have one.
  • Page 18 About optional accessories. You can change the door and lower access panel appearance of your dishwasher by ordering one of these optional accessories: , Color Panels 1/4" Wood Panel Trim Kit ,3/4" Trimless Panel Kit These accessories are available at extra cost (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover accepted) by calling cards...
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service... Troubleshooting tips Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service. Possible Causes What To Do Dishwasher won't tun Fuse is blown, or the Replace fllse or reset circuit breaker.
  • Page 20 Before you call for service... Troubleshooting Tips po Jo o What To Do A small mnount of clean Waterstanding in This is normal ii!iliiiiiiiliii!iiliiiiiii i i the bottomofthe tub water mound the outlet on the mb bottom at the back of the tub keeps the water seal lubricamd.
  • Page 21 What To Do PossibleCauses Stainedtubinterior Detergent with Some delergenls contain colorant was used colorant (pigment or dyes) thai xdll discolor tile tub inmfior with extended use. Check lhe detergent cup fbr signs of aW iiii!ii_i!iHH discoloration. If cup is discolored, change m detergent ally _qlhoul...
  • Page 22 Before you call for service... Troubleshooting Tips :ii iiiiiii;!iJii What To Do Possible C auses Spotsandfilming To rein(we stubborn spots Extremely hard water ii!iliiiiiiiliii!iil+iiiii+++ + onglassesand from glassware: flatware I Remove all metal Low inlet water utensils fiom the temperature dishwasher.
  • Page 23 Possible Causes What To Do Yellowor brownfilm Tea or coffee stains Remove rim stain by hand, ontub using a solution of 1/2 cup bleach and 3 cups wm_n water. k, WARNING Betore cleaning interior, iiii!ii_i!iHH wait at least 20 minutes atler a cycle tor the heaung element to cool doom.
  • Page 24 Before you call for service... Troubleshooting Tips What To Do Possible Causes Turn the Dial to OFF Detergent cup lid Dial is not in the OFF ii!iliiiiiiilii#iiiill and slide lhe door lalch _o won't latch position the left. Detergent left in Dishes are blocking Reposilion the dishes.
  • Page 25 Notes !i_i_iiiiiii!iiiiiliiiii iiii!ii_i!iHH ii!i!i!iiiiiilii_'_iii_ ........
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  • Page 29: Warranty

    GE Service Protection Plus GE, a name recognized worldwide tbr quality and dependability, offers you Service Protection PlusTM-cornprehensive protection all y ou r app li an c es- No Matter What Brand ! Benefits Include: o Backed by GE . All brands covered We'll C, o ver Any Appliance.
  • Page 30 Consumer Product Ownership Registration Dear (_usloiner: Thank you tbr purchasing our product and thank you for placing your confidence in us. We are proud 1o have you as a customer! Follow these three steps to protect your new appliance investment: Complete After mailing...
  • Page 31 All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers, or an authorized Customer Care_ technician. For service, carl 800-GE-CARES. GE Will Replace, At No Charge To You: One Year Anypart of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in...
  • Page 32: Service Telephonenumbers

    Service TelephoneNumbers. GEAnswer Center_ 800.626.2000 The GE Answer (]enter ® is open 94 hours a day 7 days a week. In-HomeRepaFService800-GE-CARE$ (800-432-2737 _iilii{i/iiiii{i!iii[#i# Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away. Special Needs Service8oo.6z6.zooo TDD 800- TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322) GE offers, fl-ee of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a banie>...