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Kenmore 3631442190 Guide Operating Instructions Manual

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Automatic
Dishwashing
Guide
Safety Instructions
2
What Your Dishwasher
Needs
3
Operating
Instructions
4,5
Proper
Loading
6,7
Special
Tips
8
Dispensers
9
Important
Parts of Your Dishwasher
Door Panels
User Maintenance
Instructions
10
11
12
Problems
and Solutions
13-15
Sears Service
Back Cover
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Model _'md Serial
Model
No_
Nttmbex Pla_e
Serial No_
Purchase
Date
14425
14421

   Summary of Contents for Kenmore 3631442190 Guide

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    Automatic Dishwashing Guide Safety Instructions What Your Dishwasher Needs Operating Instructions Proper Loading Special Tips Dispensers Important Parts of Your Dishwasher Door Panels User Maintenance Instructions 13-15 Problems and Solutions Sears Service Back Cover Fill in these spaces: Model Model _'md Serial Nttmbex Pla_e Serial No_ Purchase...

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    hnportant Safety Instructions WARNING: Please follow basic precautions, including the following: t°uchheatingelementl Read all instiuctions before using your dishwasher_ durin_ or immediately after use° AltowTime to coot. /_j/ ONLY detergents rinse agents recommended for use in a Load sharp or pointed tableware drshwashen with...

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    What Your Dishwasher Needs To Do Its Job Hot Water To get dishes clean and dry you need hot water To help $et water the proper temperature, your dishwasher automatically heats the water the wash cycle. HilgJher water temperature is needed, to dissoIve_: grease and.

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    Models 14425 and 14421 Operating Instructions SeLector Buttons Door Latch (Locked) Cycle Indicator Dial _m__NNNN] ..7_".."_'_T, ..• "- '_"='_ "/ Featuresand Appearances may vatly Starting Your Dishwasher 5. Turn on hot water' faucet nearest dishwasher 1. Load the dishwasher (see pages 6 and 7), let it run until...

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    Select Options HOT DRY Cycle Turns the drying heater on for fast drying cycle is complete to reduce the natural drying time, AIR DRY Cycle (no-heat drying) Turns the drying heater off to save energy, Dishes dry naturally over a Use of this option reduces the electrical...

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    Proper Loading WAI'CH OI.IT _FOR 7HIS This is a lmtdom mixed load, the most common type Wu will have, The wash tower' rises through the center of the bottom Make sure dishes are pro_p_er'ty loaded to insure that rack during the wash and rinse portions...

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    Lower Rack ¸¸¸ ..Fit plates and saucers between the pins, Place items Pots, pans, casseroles, salad bowls, mixing bowls so that water and detergent from wash arm can reach lids must be loaded in tile bottom rack, facing down, soiled surfaces, Heavily...

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    Special Tips On Dishwasher Most utensils and dishware can be safely ,washed in your dishwashei _However; some materials require special handling_ Aluminum: Some darkening may take placer Colored alu- minum may fade, Do not place aluminum items directly front of detergent cups where contact...

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    Detergent Dispenser You'll find two detergent dispensers on the inside door of your dish- OPEN CUP washer because some cycles use two washes,, Do not add detergent until you are ready to start the cycle, Use fresh detergenL MAIN CUP dispenser will automatically release...

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    Important Parts of Your Dishwasher Upper Rack Wash _Ibwer Lower Rack Lower Spray Arm Heating Element Normal Water Fill Level Right Side View Door Latch Control Panel-- Door, Panel . Rinse Agent Dispenser Dispenseis Access Panel Front View Inner Door...

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    Changing Color Panels If you are redecoiating, you can change your dishwasher's front panels to match or blend with your new cotors_ 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...

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    User Maintenance instructions Care of Surfaces o Clean control panel with lightly dampened cloth.. Dry thoroughly. Do not use abrasives oi" shaxp objects--they could damage ¢ Clean outside cabinet finish with a good appliance polish wax_ Do not use scouring pads, harsh or gritty...

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    Common Dishwashing Problems and Solutions Problem Caused by Solution Dishwasher' Check house fuse or' circuit breaker, 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 wilt No water supply...

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    Common Dishwashing Problems and Solutions (continued) Problem Solution Caused by Hard water Spotting Fill detergent cups to capacity_ Use dishwasher filming detergent with highest available phosphorous content. May be necessary to install a water' softener_ Water is not hot Raise water heater thermostat to 140°E...

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    Problem Solution Caused by Dishes and interior iron or mangar_ese Install an iron or manganese filter in home water in water of dishwasher' supply. brown or yellow Film build-up Some detergent Use fresh, automatic dishwasher detergent lower front of tub not dissolve detergent ,with highest...

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    ."We Service What We Sell." Sears Maintenance Agreement Maintain the value of your Kenmore dishwasher with a Sears Maintenance Agreement_ Sears dishwashers are designed, manufactured, tested years of dependable operation. Yet, any modern appliance...

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