GE GLD5604VWW Owner's Manual

GE GLD5604VWW Owner's Manual

Tall tub dishwashers
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Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning
Control Panel and Settings ..........
Loading Place Settings ..............
Loading the Dishwasher
Racks ......
Unicouple ............................
Using the Dishwasher
11, 12
Troubleshooting Tips .........
Consumer Support
Consumer Support ....................
Tall Tub
Write the model and serial
Model #
Serial #
You can find them on the tub wall
just inside the door.


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  • Page 1 Safety Instructions ..... Operating Instructions Tall Tub Care and Cleaning ....Dishwashers Control Panel and Settings ..Loading Place Settings ....Loading the Dishwasher Racks ..Unicouple ......Using the Dishwasher .... 11, 12 Troubleshooting Tips ..16-18 Consumer Support Consumer Support ....
  • Page 2: Water Heater Safety

    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. _iADVERTENCIA! Para su seguridad, siga las instrucciones de este manual a fin de minimizar...
  • Page 3: Electrical Requirements

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING- SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS GEApp'°,,,, CAUTION: " To prevent minor injury and property damage • Non-Dishwure Items: Do not wash items such • Contents washed in SANI WASH/SANITIZE mode, if as electronic air cleaner filters, furnace filters available, may be hot to the touch.
  • 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 (]re dangerous...even if they will sit for "just a few doys." If you (]re getting rid of your old dishwasher, please follow the instructions below to help prevent accidents.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING- SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS WARNING! ...A When using your dishwasher, follow basic precautions. including the following: • Usethis appliance only for its intended purpose • Do not operate your dishwasher unlessall enclosure us described in this Owner's Manual.
  • Page 6: About The Dishwasher Control Panel

    About the dishwasher control panel. Front Control Models Only. For top control models see Top Control Models Only section. CLEAN ® SANmZED Options R,NS_ " Cgcles ONLY ..• "__ U'_Y_AD C_,O.T'I " ..tu.Lj Front Control Settings tatus Indicator Lights The Status display tells you what's happening while the dishwasher is in operation and may flash, indicating a malfunction.
  • Page 7 _t_ Options The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which OPTION has been selected. STEAM(Prewash) Use this option to improve wash performance with heavy or dried-on soils. This option is available (on some with all cycles except RINSE ONLY. models) HOT WASH/ Use this option to improve wash and dry performance...
  • Page 8 About the dishwasher control panel. Top Control Models Only. ini--m Auto Control Lock Sanitize Sanitized Normal Clean Light Top Control Settings tatus Indicator Lights TheStatusdisplaytellsyou what'shappening whilethe dishwasher i s in operationand may flash,indicatinga malfunction. Thelightswill comeONindicatingthe sequence of operationthe dishwasher i s in. CONTROL Displayedwhen control is locked.
  • Page 9 Options The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which OPTION has been selected. DELAYHOURS You can delay the start of a wash cycle for 2, 4 or 8 hours (delay time options may vary by model).
  • Page 10: Unicouple

    About the unicouple (portable models only). Before Operating the Dishwasher the First Time If faucet has internal threads: Insert both Attach the faucet adapter. The special faucet adapter supplied with your dishwasher must of the washersinto the faucet adapterand attach it to the faucet spout. be assembled to the sink faucet before you can use your dishwasher.
  • Page 11: Dish Preparation Prior To Loading

    dishwasher. Using the Temperature Check the Water Theenteringwater shouldbe at least 120°F (49°C) and nearestthe dishwasher, p lacethe thermometerin a glass notmorethan 150°F (66°C)for e ffectivecleaningand to and letthe water run continuously intothe glassuntilthe preventdishdamage.Checkthewater temperaturewith a temperaturestopsrising. candy or meat thermometer. T urnon the hot water faucet Use a Rinse Agent such as Cascade Crystal Clear®...
  • Page 12: Using The Dishwasher

    Duringoperation, t hesesudswill spilloutof thedishwasher water companyto get informationaboutthe hardness of vents, c overingthekitchenfloorand makingthefloorwet. thewater in yourarea.Youmay purchase a hard water test stripfrom GE. C all1-800-626-2002 and askfor part number Because so manydetergentcontainerslookalike,storethe WD01×10295. dishwasherdetergentin a separatespacefrom all other cleaners.
  • Page 13 GffAppliances.c 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-downtines(onsomemodels) provideflexibility Althoughthe upperrock isprimarilyfor glosses, c ups for extra-largeand hard-to-fititems. and saucers, p otsand punscon be placed in this rockfor effectivecleaning.
  • Page 14: Optional Accessory

    II GPF65 This accessory is available at extra cost from GE. Coil 800.626.2002 to order. Vise, MosterCord or Discover cords ore accepted. Specify accessory number when ordering.
  • Page 15: Caring For The Dishwasher

    SA or BG,then you have a painted door panel. If your You can order StainlessSteelMagic #WX! 0X!5 through GE Parts by calling 800.626.2002. model number ends with SS,then you have a Stainless Steel Door panel. If your model number ends with CS, CleanSteel Door Panel (model numbers ending in CS) then you have a CleanSteelpanel.
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ln Canada visit You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do START/RESET status You have pressed the •...
  • Page 17 Problem Possible Causes What To Do Sudsin the tub Correctdetergent • Useonlyautomaticdishwasherdetergents to avoidsudsing. C ascade* wasn't used AutomaticDishwashing Detergents havebeenapprovedfor usein all GEdishwashers. Closeand latchthe dishwasher. P umpoutwater bytouchingthe • Toremovesudsfrom the tub, openthe dishwasher a nd letsudsdissipate. START/RESET pad once;then30 secondslater,touch the START/RESET...
  • Page 18 Before you call for service... Problem Possible Causes What To Do Control panel lights Time too long between • Eachpad must be touched within 30 secondsof the others. again, go offwhen you're touching of selected pads To relight,touch any pad o r unlock and relatch door ( front control) setting controls or open the door and unlock (top control).
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  • Page 23: Warranty

    Any part of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During From the date of the this limited one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home service to replace the defective part.
  • Page 24: Parts And Accessories

    Schedule Service In the U.S.: Expert GE repair service is only one step away from your door. Get on-line and schedule your service at your convenience any day of the year! Or call 800.GE.CARES(800.432.2737) during normal business hours. In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344

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