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Care and Cleaning
Burn Hazard
Allow heating element to cool
before cleaning the interior.
Failure to do so can result in
burns.
Outside--Occasionally
wipe with a mild
nonabrasive
detergent
and water. Rinse and
dry.
Inside--The
inside of the dishwasher
is self-
cleaning with normal use. If needed, clean
around the tub gasket area with a damp cloth.
The filter is self-cleaning.
A glass trap located
in the center of the filter is designed
to collect
pieces of broken glass, straws, bones and pits.
To remove items in glass trap, grasp handle, lift
out, empty and replace.
Note: Hard water may cause lime deposit
buildup on the interior of the dishwasher.
For
cleaning
instructions
see "Removing
Spots
and Film" section.
Overfill
Protector--keeps
dishwasher
from overfilling
and is located in the left front
corner of the tub.
• Clean occasionally
with household
cleaner
containing
vinegar or
bleach to dissolve
any
buildup.
• Overfill Protector should
move up and down
freely about one inch. If
it does not move, lift
and clean underneath.
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Care of Drain Air Gap
If a drain air gap was installed for your built-in
dishwasher, check to make sure it is clean so
the dishwasher will drain properly. A drain air
gap is usually mounted on countertop and can
be inspected by removing the cover. This is not
part of your dishwasher and is not covered by
warranty.
Property
Damage
Hazard
Freezing temperatures
may cause water
lines to rupture. Be sure all supply lines to
and circulating lines within dishwasher are
protected.
Failure to do so could result in property
damage.
Winterizing
A dishwasher
left in an unheated
place should
be protected from freezing.
Have a qualified
person do the following:
To Disconnect
Service:
1. Turn off electrical
power to the dishwasher
at the supply source by removing
fuses or
tripping circuit breaker.
2. Shut offwater
supply.
3. Place a pan under the inlet valve.
Disconnect
water line from inlet valve and
drain into pan.
4. Disconnect
drain line from pump and drain
water into pan.
Note: See Installation
Instructions
for more
details.
To Restore Service:
1. Reconnect
the water, drain, and electrical
power supply.
2. Turn on water and electrical
power supply.
3. Fill both detergent
cups and run
dishwasher
through a NORMAL
cycle.
4.
Check connections
to make sure they do
not leak.
Note: See Installation
Instructions
for more
details.

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