Loadingthe Dishwasher Racks - GE EDW3000G Series Owner's Manual

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Loadingthe 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
Although
the upper
rack is for glasses,
cups and saucers,
pots and
pans can
be placed
ill this rack fin" effective
cleaning.
Cups and glasses
fit best along
the sides. This is also a secm'e
place
for dishwashe_safe
plastics.
The cup shelf (on some
models)
may be placed
in the up or down position
to add flexibility.
The
upper
rack is good liar all kinds
of odd-shaped
utensils.
Saucepans,
mixing
bowls and
other
items
should
be placed
tace down.
Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over two tines when possible.
Make sure small plastic items are secure so they can't fall onto the heater
Be sure that items do not protrude through the bottom of the rack and block rotation of the
middle spray arm. This could result in poor wash performance for items in the upper rack.
Check to make sure that tall items will not block rotation of the top wash arm.
The Wash Tower
Keep the center area clear in the lower rac/_
The
wash
tower
rises
throtlgh
the
center
of the
lower
rack
dtlring
the
wash and
rinse
portions
of the cycle. The
wash tower
shoots
water into
the
mid-level
wash aml located
trader
the upper
rack. Blocking
the wash tower
cotfld restflt in poor
wash perfl_rmance
for items
in the upper
rack.
Don't block or load tail things next to the Wash Tower
Lower Rack
When loading the lower rack, do not load large platters or trays in the front right comer
Theymay prevent detergent from circulating during the wash cycle.
The
lower
rack is best used fin" plates,
saucers
and
cookware.
I,arge
items
such as broiler
pans and
racks shotfld
go along
the right-hand
side. I,oad
platters,
pots and
bowls along
the sides, in corners
or in the back.
The
soiled
side of items
shotfld
lace the center
of the rack. If necessary,
oversized
glasses
and mugs
can be placed
in the lower
rack to maximize
loading
flexibility.
Also,
be
careflfl
not
to let a portion
of an
item
such
as a pot
or dish
handle
extend
through
tile
bottom
rack.
This
could
block
the
wash
arm
and
restflt
in poor
wash
perfln'mance.
Fold-down
fingers
(on
some
models)
provide
flexibili
W fi:_r extra-large
and
hard-to-fit
items.
The
fingers
may
be left
in the
up position
or fl_lded
down
to customize
the
lower
rack,

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