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Kenmore 3631401191 Guide Operating Instructions Manual

Automatic dishwasher


g Guide
6, 7
Sears Service
Back Cover
Model and Serial
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Summary of Contents for Kenmore 3631401191 Guide

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    g Guide Automatic Dishwashin Safety Instructions What Your Dishwasher Needs Operating Instructions 6, 7 Proper Loading Special Tips Dispensers Important Parts of Your Dishwasher Door Panels User Maintenance Instructions Problems and Solutions 13-15 Sears Service Back Cover Fill in these spaces: Model No,,...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions WARNING: Please follow basic precautions, including the following: touch heating element i,'_;:iil;i_: Read all instructions before using your dishwasher during or immediately after use_ Allow time to cool ONLY detergents rinse Load sharp or pointed tableware agents recommended in a &shwasher_...
  • Page 3: What Your Dishwasher Needs

    What Your Dishwasher Needs To Do Its Job Hot l ater To get dishes clean dry you need hot water. To help get water the proper temperature, your dishwasher automatically heats the water the wash cycle_-Higher water temperature is needed to dissolve grease activate...
  • Page 4: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Models 14011, 14015 & 14018 _;etector Buttons Door Latch (Locked) Starting Your Dishwasher 5. Turn on hot water' faucet nearest dishwasher 1. Load the dishwasher (see pages 6 and 7)_ let it run until the water is hoL 2.
  • Page 5 Select Options HOT DRY Cycle Turns the drying heater on for fast drying COOL COOL DRY Cycle (no-heat drying) Turns the dry- the cycle is complete to reduce the natural drying time Use of this option reduces the electrical energy ing heater off to save energy Dishes dry naturally...
  • Page 6: Proper Loading

    Proper Loading Upper Rack The top rack is best for' glasses, cups and saucers_ Cups andglasses fit best along the sides_ This is the place for' dishwasher-safeplastics, too° Make sure small plastic items are lodged in tightly so they This is a random mixed load, the most common type Vou can t fall onto the heating...
  • Page 7 Upper Rack Sauce pans, mixing bowls other small items Load platters, pots, pans and bowls along the sides, in corners or in the back.. All large items, such be placed--face down--in the top rack. top rack is handy for all kinds of odd shapes..
  • Page 8: Special Tips

    Special Tips On Dishwasher Most utensils and dishware can be safely washed in your dishwasher However; some materials may require special handling_ Aluminum: Some darkening may take place. Colored alu- minum may fade. Do not place aluminum items directly front of detergent cups where...
  • Page 9 Detergent Dispenser You'll find two detergent dispensers on the inside door your dishwasher because some cycles use two washes. Do not add detergent until you are ready to start the cycle. Use fresh detergent. The dispenser will automatically release detergent at the correct times during...
  • Page 10: Important Parts Of Your Dishwasher

    Important Parts of Your Dishwasher Upper Rack Wash Tower Lower Rack Lower Spray Arm Heating Element Normal Water Fill Level Right Side View Door Latch Control Panel -_ Door Panel . Rinse Agent Dispenser Access Panel Front View Inner Door...
  • Page 11: Door Panels

    Changing Color Panels If you are redecorating, you can change your dishwasher's front panels to match or blend with your new colors_ The panels are held in place by the door trim and the trim on the panel below the door Each side of each panel is a different color...
  • Page 12: User Maintenance Instructions

    User Maintenance Instructions Care of Surfaces o Clean control panel with lightly dampened clotK Dry thoroughly_ Do not use abrasives or sharp objects--they could damage it.. = Clean outside cabinet finish with a good appliance polish wax. Do not use scouring pads, harsh or gritty...
  • Page 13: Problems And Solutions

    Common Dishwashing Problems and Solutions Problem Caused by Solution Check house fuse or circuit breaker, Dishwasher Dishwasher not receiving will not start electricity Dial not in correct position Make sure dial is turned far enough and cycle button is for cycle selected fully pushed in, Dishwasher will...
  • Page 14 Common Dishwashing Problems and Solutions (continued) Problem Caused Solution Hard water' Spotting and Fill detergent cups to capacity_ Use dishwasher filming detergent wittl highest available phosphorous content. May be necessary to install a water softenen Water is not hot Raise water heater thermostat to 120°E...
  • Page 15 Problem Caused Solution Dishes and interior Install an iron or manganese filter in home water Iron or manganese in water of dishwasher supply. brown or yellow Use fresh, automatic dishwasher detergent, Some detergent Film build-up lower front of tub not dissolve detergent with highest available...

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