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Loading The Dishwasher Racks - GE GHD4309N10WW Owner's Manual

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Loading the dishwasher racks.
For best dishwashing
results, follow these loading guidelines. Features
baskets may vary from gout model.
Upper Rack
Although the upper rack is for glasses, cups
and saucers, pots and pans can be placed
in this rack for effective cleaning. Cups and
glassesfit best along the sides.This is also
a secure place for dishwasher-safe plastics.
The upper rack is adjustable (on some
models)to add flexibility in loading your
dishwasher To lower, push tabs in and lower
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rack.To raise,just pull up on rack until it
snaps.
The utility shelf(on some models) may be
placed in the up or down position to add
flexibility. A wine gloss holder (on some
models)secures wine glasses for best
washability. Becausewine glasses come
in various sizes,after loading, slowly push
in the rack to make sure they will clear
the top of the dishwasher
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and appearance of racks and silverware
The upper rack is good for all kinds of
odd-shaped utensils. Saucepans,mixing
bowls and other items should be placed
face down. Fold-down tines (on some models)
provide flexibility for extra-large and hard-
to-fit items.
Securelarger dishwasher-safe plastics over
2 tines when possible.
lake sure small plastic items ore secureso
theg can't fall onto the heoten
Be sure that items do not protrude through the
bottom of the rack and block rotation of the
middle spray arm. Thiscould result in poor
wash performance for items in the upper rock.
Check to make sure that no items will block
rotation of the wash arms.
Lower Rack
The lower rack is best used for plates, saucers
and cookware. Large items such as broiler
pans and baking racks should go along the
left-hand side. Load platters, pots and bowls
along the sides,in corners or in the back. The
soiled side of items should face the center of
the rack. If necessary, oversized glassesand
mugs can be placed in the lower rack to
maximize loading flexibilitg.
Also,be careful not to let a portion of an item
such as a pot or dish handle extend through
the bottom rack. This could block the wash
arm and cause poor washing results.
Fold-down tines (on some models) provide
flexibility for extra-large and hard-to-fit items.
The tines may be left in the up position or
folded down to customize the lower rack.
Single basket Ion some models)
One-piece basket Ion some models)
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Three-piece basket ton some models)
Silverware Basket
To load flatware, simply push the adjustable
handle to either side (on some models).Put
flatware in the removable basket with fork
and knife handles up to protect your hands.
Placespoons in the basket with handles
down. Mix knives,forks and spoons so they
don't nest together Distribute evenly. Small
plastic items, such as measuring spoons and
lidsfrom small containers should go in the
bottom of the silverware basket with the
silverware on top.
The one-piece silverware basket (on some
models)can be placed in the front, right side
or back of the lower rack.
The lids of both end and middle baskets (on
some models) can be closed to contain small
items. Long items can be placed on the utility
shelf in the upper rack.
The
accessory
basket (on some
models) can hold
small items such
as: baby bottle
nipples, plastic lids,
corn cob holders, etc.
Don't let any
item extend
through
bottom.
A variety of options is available regarding
the three-piece silverware basket (on some
models)in your dishwasher The complete
basket is designed to fit on the right side
of the lower rack. Additionally, each end of
the basket is removable to add loading
flexibility to accommodate flatware and
lower rack capacity needs.
To remove end baskets, grasp the basket
at opposite corners and slide apart.
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