Troubleshooting Tips - GE GLD5604VWW Owner's Manual

Tall tub dishwashers
Hide thumbs


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.
indicator light flashing
(Front control only)
Dishwasher BEEPS
onceevery minute
Possible Causes
What To Do
You have pressed the
START/RESET pad while the
dishwasher is running. This will
cancel the cycle. The light(s) will
stop flashing after the dishwasher
drains (about 75 seconds).
Powerto the dishwasherwas
turned offwhile a cyclewas
running and power hasjust been
restoredto the dishwasher.The
blinkinglights indicatethat the
dishwasherisdraining the potential
water inside.
• Press the START/RESET
pad onceto startthe dishwasher. P ress the
pad a secondtime whenthe dishwasherisrunningonlyif you
wish to cancel the cycle.
* Thelightwill stopflashingafter the dishwasher d rains.A new cyclewill
start automatically.
This is a reminder that your
dishwasher door has been left
open during operation. It will
continue beeping until you close
the door.
• Close and latchthe door after openingit mid-cycle.
Beepingat the end
This is normal. The dishwasher • Toturn off the doublebeepindicator(orre-activateit if itwas previously
of the cycle
will beep twice at the end of the
turned off), pressthe HEATED DRYpad 5 times within 3 seconds.
A triple beep will soundto indicate the end-of-cycle beep option
has been turned on or off.
Dishesand flatware
Lowinlet water temperature
* Makesureinletwater temperatureis correct(seepage 11). T urnon the hot
not clean
water faucet nearestthe dishwasher, l etrun untilthewater temperature
stopsrising. T henstartthe dishwasher a nd turn off the faucet.Thisinsures
the enteringwater ishot.SelectHot Start if available.
Water pressureis temporarily low * Turnon a faucet.Iswater comingout moreslowlythan usual?tf so,wait
untilpressure is normalbeforeusingyour dishwasher.
Air gap or disposerisclogged
• Cleanthe air gap or flush the disposer.
Improper rack loading
* Makesurelargedishwaredoesnot blockthe detergentdispenser or the
wash arms.Seethe Loadingthedishwasherrackssection.
Noair gap or high drain loop
* Verifythat you havean air gap or a highdrain loop.Refer to the
Installation Instructions.
Poorperforming detergent
* Usea highlyrateddetergentsuchasCascade®Complete.
Spotsand filming
Extremelyhard water
• Userinseagentssuchas CascadeCrystal Clear° to removespots
on glassesand
and preventnewfilm buildup.
Lowinlet water temperature
• Hakesurewater temperatureisat least120°F.
Overloadingor improper
• Loaddishwasherasshown in the Loading PlaceSettings section.
loading of the dishwasher
Old or damp powderdetergent
• Hakesuredetergentisfresh.
Rinseagent dispenserempty
• tf water isextremelyhard,a softenermay be required.
Toolittle or low performing*
Hake sureyou usethe properamount of highlyrateddetergent.
Cloudiness on
Combinationof soft water and
* Thisiscalledetching and ispermanent.Topreventthis from happening,
too much detergent
uselessdetergentif you havesoftwater.Washglasswarein the shortest
cyclethat will get it clean.
Lowperforming phosphate
• SeeWhitefilm on insidesurfacepage 17
Water temperatureentering the * Thiscouldbe etching.Lowerthe water heatertemperature.

Hide quick links:



  Also See for GE GLD5604VWW

  Related Manuals for GE GLD5604VWW