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Safety Instructions .......... 2,s
Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning ..............
9JlO
Control Panel and Settings .......
415
Loading the Racks ..................
8
Using the Dishwasher
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617
Troubleshooting Tips ..... 11-12
Consumer
Support
Consumer Support ........
Back Cover
Warrantg .........................
15
GLDA690
GLDA696
Write the model and serial
numbers
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Model #
Serial #
You can find them on the tub wall
just insidethe door.
165D4700P346
49-55027
07-07 JR

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  • Page 1 Safety Instructions ..2,s Operating Instructions GLDA690 Care and Cleaning ....9JlO GLDA696 Control Panel and Settings ..Loading the Racks ....Using the Dishwasher .... Troubleshooting Tips ..11-12 Consumer Support Consumer Support ..Back Cover Warrantg ......
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by visiting our website at ge.com. • Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part system;...
  • Page 3 Cascade Crystal Cleare rinse agents have been • Do not allow children to play around dishwasher approved for use in all GE dishwashers. when opening or closing door due to the possibility • Do not mix any chlorine bleach-bused automatic of small fingers being pinched in door.
  • Page 4: About The Dishwasher Control Panel

    About the dishwasher control panel. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Optioos Immlm • • .._46_% • • • • POTS DELAY HEATED Control Settings Wash Cycles POTS&.PANS 7.8gal.,85 min. This cycle is meant for heavily soileddishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. This cycle may not remove burned-on foods.
  • Page 5 _JStart/Reset Closeand latch the dishwasherdoor and selectthe cycle and desiredenhancements. Touch the START/RESETpad t o begin the cycle.The water fill begins immediately, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. When the dishwasher door isfully closed and latched,the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.
  • Page 6: Dish Preparation Prior To Loading

    Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Tern The entering water should be at least 120°Fand water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the not more than 150°F,for effective cleaning and to thermometer in a glass and let the water run prevent dish damage. Checkthe water temperature continuously into the glass until the temperature with a candy or meat thermometer.
  • Page 7: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Heavy Wash cycle and add a little extra detergent. Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until you're ready to wash dishes.
  • Page 8: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    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. Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over Upper Rack 2 tines when possible. Although the upper rack is for glasses, Make sure small plastic items are secure so cups and saucers, pots and pans can be the_j can't fall onto the heater.
  • Page 9: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Inner Door The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher tub and inner door provides the highest reliabilitg available in a GE dishwasher. If the dishwasher tub or inner door should be scratched or dented during normal use, theg will not rust or corrode.
  • Page 10 Caring for the dishwasher. Spray Arms and Filters The dishwasher will flush away all Cleaning the Filters normal food soils. However, objects (fruit For best performance and results, the pits, bones, etc.) may collect in openings filter assembly must be cleaned regularly. and should be removed occasionally to The filter efficiently removes food particles avoid clogging the drain system.
  • Page 11 Before you call for service.., ge.com Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ge.com. You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishesand flatware Low inlet water temperature •...
  • Page 12 Before you call for service... Problem Possible Causes What To Do Detergent left in • Repositionthe dishes,so the water from the lowerspray arm can Dishes are blocking the dispenser cups flush the detergent cup. Seethe Loading the dishwashersection. detergent cup Blackor gray Aluminum utensils have •...
  • Page 13 Notes. ¢3 ¢3 ¢b "0 "0...
  • Page 14 Notes.
  • Page 15 USA. If the product is located in on area where service by a GEAuthorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to on Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 16: Consumer Support

    Contact Us ge.com 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,KY40225 ge.com...
  • Page 17 Safety Instructions ..2,s Operating Instructions GLDA690 Care and Cleaning ....9JlO GLDA696 Control Panel and Settings ..Loading the Racks ....Using the Dishwasher .... Troubleshooting Tips ..11-12 Consumer Support Consumer Support ..Back Cover Warrantg ......
  • Page 18: Important Safety Information

    If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by visiting our website at ge.com. • Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part system;...
  • Page 19 Cascade Crystal Cleare rinse agents have been • Do not allow children to play around dishwasher approved for use in all GE dishwashers. when opening or closing door due to the possibility • Do not mix any chlorine bleach-bused automatic of small fingers being pinched in door.
  • Page 20: About The Dishwasher Control Panel

    About the dishwasher control panel. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Optioos Immlm • • .._46_% • • • • POTS DELAY HEATED Control Settings Wash Cycles POTS&.PANS 7.8gal.,85 min. This cycle is meant for heavily soileddishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. This cycle may not remove burned-on foods.
  • Page 21 _JStart/Reset Closeand latch the dishwasherdoor and selectthe cycle and desiredenhancements. Touch the START/RESETpad t o begin the cycle.The water fill begins immediately, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. When the dishwasher door isfully closed and latched,the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.
  • Page 22: Dish Preparation Prior To Loading

    Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Tern The entering water should be at least 120°Fand water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the not more than 150°F,for effective cleaning and to thermometer in a glass and let the water run prevent dish damage. Checkthe water temperature continuously into the glass until the temperature with a candy or meat thermometer.
  • Page 23: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Heavy Wash cycle and add a little extra detergent. Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until you're ready to wash dishes.
  • Page 24: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    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. Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over Upper Rack 2 tines when possible. Although the upper rack is for glasses, Make sure small plastic items are secure so cups and saucers, pots and pans can be the_j can't fall onto the heater.
  • Page 25: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Inner Door The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher tub and inner door provides the highest reliabilitg available in a GE dishwasher. If the dishwasher tub or inner door should be scratched or dented during normal use, theg will not rust or corrode.
  • Page 26 Caring for the dishwasher. Spray Arms and Filters The dishwasher will flush away all Cleaning the Filters normal food soils. However, objects (fruit For best performance and results, the pits, bones, etc.) may collect in openings filter assembly must be cleaned regularly. and should be removed occasionally to The filter efficiently removes food particles avoid clogging the drain system.
  • Page 27 Before you call for service.., ge.com Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ge.com. You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishesand flatware Low inlet water temperature •...
  • Page 28 Before you call for service... Problem Possible Causes What To Do Detergent left in • Repositionthe dishes,so the water from the lowerspray arm can Dishes are blocking the dispenser cups flush the detergent cup. Seethe Loading the dishwashersection. detergent cup Blackor gray Aluminum utensils have •...
  • Page 29 Notes. ¢3 ¢3 ¢b "0 "0...
  • Page 30 Notes.
  • Page 31 USA. If the product is located in on area where service by a GEAuthorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to on Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 32: Consumer Support

    Contact Us ge.com 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,KY40225 ge.com...
  • Page 33 Safety Instructions ..2,s Operating Instructions GLDA690 Care and Cleaning ....9JlO GLDA696 Control Panel and Settings ..Loading the Racks ....Using the Dishwasher .... Troubleshooting Tips ..11-12 Consumer Support Consumer Support ..Back Cover Warrantg ......
  • Page 34: Important Safety Information

    If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by visiting our website at ge.com. • Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part system;...
  • Page 35 Cascade Crystal Cleare rinse agents have been • Do not allow children to play around dishwasher approved for use in all GE dishwashers. when opening or closing door due to the possibility • Do not mix any chlorine bleach-bused automatic of small fingers being pinched in door.
  • Page 36: About The Dishwasher Control Panel

    About the dishwasher control panel. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Optioos Immlm • • .._46_% • • • • POTS DELAY HEATED Control Settings Wash Cycles POTS&.PANS 7.8gal.,85 min. This cycle is meant for heavily soileddishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. This cycle may not remove burned-on foods.
  • Page 37 _JStart/Reset Closeand latch the dishwasherdoor and selectthe cycle and desiredenhancements. Touch the START/RESETpad t o begin the cycle.The water fill begins immediately, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. When the dishwasher door isfully closed and latched,the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.
  • Page 38: Dish Preparation Prior To Loading

    Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Tern The entering water should be at least 120°Fand water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the not more than 150°F,for effective cleaning and to thermometer in a glass and let the water run prevent dish damage. Checkthe water temperature continuously into the glass until the temperature with a candy or meat thermometer.
  • Page 39: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Heavy Wash cycle and add a little extra detergent. Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until you're ready to wash dishes.
  • Page 40: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    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. Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over Upper Rack 2 tines when possible. Although the upper rack is for glasses, Make sure small plastic items are secure so cups and saucers, pots and pans can be the_j can't fall onto the heater.
  • Page 41: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Inner Door The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher tub and inner door provides the highest reliabilitg available in a GE dishwasher. If the dishwasher tub or inner door should be scratched or dented during normal use, theg will not rust or corrode.
  • Page 42 Caring for the dishwasher. Spray Arms and Filters The dishwasher will flush away all Cleaning the Filters normal food soils. However, objects (fruit For best performance and results, the pits, bones, etc.) may collect in openings filter assembly must be cleaned regularly. and should be removed occasionally to The filter efficiently removes food particles avoid clogging the drain system.
  • Page 43 Before you call for service.., ge.com Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ge.com. You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishesand flatware Low inlet water temperature •...
  • Page 44 Before you call for service... Problem Possible Causes What To Do Detergent left in • Repositionthe dishes,so the water from the lowerspray arm can Dishes are blocking the dispenser cups flush the detergent cup. Seethe Loading the dishwashersection. detergent cup Blackor gray Aluminum utensils have •...
  • Page 45 Notes. ¢3 ¢3 ¢b "0 "0...
  • Page 46 Notes.
  • Page 47 USA. If the product is located in on area where service by a GEAuthorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to on Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 48: Consumer Support

    Contact Us ge.com 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,KY40225 ge.com...
  • Page 49 Safety Instructions ..2,s Operating Instructions GLDA690 Care and Cleaning ....9JlO GLDA696 Control Panel and Settings ..Loading the Racks ....Using the Dishwasher .... Troubleshooting Tips ..11-12 Consumer Support Consumer Support ..Back Cover Warrantg ......
  • Page 50: Important Safety Information

    If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by visiting our website at ge.com. • Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part system;...
  • Page 51 Cascade Crystal Cleare rinse agents have been • Do not allow children to play around dishwasher approved for use in all GE dishwashers. when opening or closing door due to the possibility • Do not mix any chlorine bleach-bused automatic of small fingers being pinched in door.
  • Page 52: About The Dishwasher Control Panel

    About the dishwasher control panel. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Optioos Immlm • • .._46_% • • • • POTS DELAY HEATED Control Settings Wash Cycles POTS&.PANS 7.8gal.,85 min. This cycle is meant for heavily soileddishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. This cycle may not remove burned-on foods.
  • Page 53 _JStart/Reset Closeand latch the dishwasherdoor and selectthe cycle and desiredenhancements. Touch the START/RESETpad t o begin the cycle.The water fill begins immediately, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. When the dishwasher door isfully closed and latched,the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.
  • Page 54: Dish Preparation Prior To Loading

    Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Tern The entering water should be at least 120°Fand water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the not more than 150°F,for effective cleaning and to thermometer in a glass and let the water run prevent dish damage. Checkthe water temperature continuously into the glass until the temperature with a candy or meat thermometer.
  • Page 55: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Heavy Wash cycle and add a little extra detergent. Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until you're ready to wash dishes.
  • Page 56: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    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. Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over Upper Rack 2 tines when possible. Although the upper rack is for glasses, Make sure small plastic items are secure so cups and saucers, pots and pans can be the_j can't fall onto the heater.
  • Page 57: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Inner Door The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher tub and inner door provides the highest reliabilitg available in a GE dishwasher. If the dishwasher tub or inner door should be scratched or dented during normal use, theg will not rust or corrode.
  • Page 58 Caring for the dishwasher. Spray Arms and Filters The dishwasher will flush away all Cleaning the Filters normal food soils. However, objects (fruit For best performance and results, the pits, bones, etc.) may collect in openings filter assembly must be cleaned regularly. and should be removed occasionally to The filter efficiently removes food particles avoid clogging the drain system.
  • Page 59 Before you call for service.., ge.com Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ge.com. You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishesand flatware Low inlet water temperature •...
  • Page 60 Before you call for service... Problem Possible Causes What To Do Detergent left in • Repositionthe dishes,so the water from the lowerspray arm can Dishes are blocking the dispenser cups flush the detergent cup. Seethe Loading the dishwashersection. detergent cup Blackor gray Aluminum utensils have •...
  • Page 61 Notes. ¢3 ¢3 ¢b "0 "0...
  • Page 62 Notes.
  • Page 63 USA. If the product is located in on area where service by a GEAuthorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to on Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 64: Consumer Support

    Contact Us ge.com 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,KY40225 ge.com...
  • Page 65 Safety Instructions ..2,s Operating Instructions GLDA690 Care and Cleaning ....9JlO GLDA696 Control Panel and Settings ..Loading the Racks ....Using the Dishwasher .... Troubleshooting Tips ..11-12 Consumer Support Consumer Support ..Back Cover Warrantg ......
  • Page 66 If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by visiting our website at ge.com. • Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part system;...
  • Page 67 Cascade Crystal Cleare rinse agents have been • Do not allow children to play around dishwasher approved for use in all GE dishwashers. when opening or closing door due to the possibility • Do not mix any chlorine bleach-bused automatic of small fingers being pinched in door.
  • Page 68 About the dishwasher control panel. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Optioos Immlm • • .._46_% • • • • POTS DELAY HEATED Control Settings Wash Cycles POTS&.PANS 7.8gal.,85 min. This cycle is meant for heavily soileddishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. This cycle may not remove burned-on foods.
  • Page 69 _JStart/Reset Closeand latch the dishwasherdoor and selectthe cycle and desiredenhancements. Touch the START/RESETpad t o begin the cycle.The water fill begins immediately, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. When the dishwasher door isfully closed and latched,the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.
  • Page 70 Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Tern The entering water should be at least 120°Fand water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the not more than 150°F,for effective cleaning and to thermometer in a glass and let the water run prevent dish damage. Checkthe water temperature continuously into the glass until the temperature with a candy or meat thermometer.
  • Page 71 Heavy Wash cycle and add a little extra detergent. Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser until you're ready to wash dishes.
  • Page 72 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. Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over Upper Rack 2 tines when possible. Although the upper rack is for glasses, Make sure small plastic items are secure so cups and saucers, pots and pans can be the_j can't fall onto the heater.
  • Page 73: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Inner Door The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher tub and inner door provides the highest reliabilitg available in a GE dishwasher. If the dishwasher tub or inner door should be scratched or dented during normal use, theg will not rust or corrode.
  • Page 74 Caring for the dishwasher. Spray Arms and Filters The dishwasher will flush away all Cleaning the Filters normal food soils. However, objects (fruit For best performance and results, the pits, bones, etc.) may collect in openings filter assembly must be cleaned regularly. and should be removed occasionally to The filter efficiently removes food particles avoid clogging the drain system.
  • Page 75 Before you call for service.., ge.com Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ge.com. You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishesand flatware Low inlet water temperature •...
  • Page 76 Before you call for service... Problem Possible Causes What To Do Detergent left in • Repositionthe dishes,so the water from the lowerspray arm can Dishes are blocking the dispenser cups flush the detergent cup. Seethe Loading the dishwashersection. detergent cup Blackor gray Aluminum utensils have •...
  • Page 77 Notes. ¢3 ¢3 ¢b "0 "0...
  • Page 78 Notes.
  • Page 79 USA. If the product is located in on area where service by a GEAuthorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to on Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 80: Consumer Support

    Contact Us ge.com 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,KY40225 ge.com...

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