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Proper Use Of Detergent - GE GHD4309N10WW Owner's Manual

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Proper Use of Detergent
Use onl U detergent
specificall U made for use in
dishwashers.
Keep uour detergent
fresh and dr U.
Don't put powder detergent
into the dispenser
until Uou're read U to wash dishes.
The amount
of detergent
to use depends on
whether
uour water
is hard or soft. With hard
water, you need extra detergent.
With soft water,
Uou need less detergent.
Protect uour dishes and dishwasher
b U
contacting
uour water department
and asking
how hard uour water is. Twelve or more grains
is extremel U hard waten A water softener
is
recommended.
Without
it, lime can build up
in the water valve, which could stick while open
and cause flooding.
Too much detergent
with
soft water can cause a permanent
cloudiness
of glassware,
called etching.
Use the information
in the table below as a
guideline to determine
the amount
of automatic
dishwasher
detergent
to place in the dispensen
Number
of Grains
Detergent
Cups to Fill
Less than 4
15 cup or fill cup to first line
4 to 8
25 cup or fill cup to second line
8 to 12
15 and 25 cups or fill main wash cup
Greater
15, 25 cups and the open cup or fill
than 12
both lain
Wash and Pre Wash cup
Open
f/
cup_
Y_
II
(on somemodels)
For heovilg-soiled
loads, use the Pots and Pans or
Heov_ Wash cycle and odd o little extra detergent.
DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT
m
m
NOTE:Using a detergent that is not specificall_l
designed for dishwashers will cause the dishwasher
to fill with suds.During operation, these suds will spill
out of the dishwasher vents, covering the kitchen
floor and making the floor wet.
Because so mang detergent containers look alike,
store the dishwasher detergent in a separate space
from oil other cleaners.Show angone who may use
the dishwasher the correct detergent and where
it is stored.
(on some
models)
Hedium
Hedium
Soft
Soft
Hard
Extremely
Hard
While there will be no lasting damage to the
dishwasher, gour dishes will not get clean using a
dishwashing detergent that is not formulated to
work with dishwashers.
FOR DEEP CLEANING
POWER
(on some
models)
Forget to Add o Dish?
A forgotten
dish can be added ang time before
the main wash.
r_
Squeeze the door latch to release the door.
r-_l Do not open the door until the water sprag
action stops. Steam mag rise out of the
dishwasher.
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Add forgotten
dishes.
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Close the door.

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