Loading the dishwasher racks
For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of racks and silverware
baskets may vary from your model
The upper rack is for glasses,cups and
saucers. Cups and glasses fit best along
the sides.This is also a secure place for
dishwasher-safe plastics. The upper rack is
good for all kinds of odd-shaped utensils.
Saucepans, mixing bowls and other items
should be placed face down.
Secure larger dishwasher-safeplastics over
two fingers when possible.
Make sure small plastic items are secure so
they can't fall onto the heating element.
When loading the lower rock, do not load
large platters or trays in the front right
comer. They may prevent detergent from
circulating during the wash cycle.
The lower rack is best used for plates,
saucers and cookware. Large items such as
broiler pans and racks should go along the
sides. Load platters, pots and bowls (]long
the sides,in corners or in the back. The
soiled side of items should face the center
of the rack.
Keep the center area clear in the lower
The wash tower rises through the
center of the lower rack during the
wash and rinse portions of the cycle.
Do not cover upper
on all modelsl
Don't block the upper rack
Don't block the wash
tower or load tall things
next to it.
Be sure items don't fall
through rack and block
rotation of the spray arm.
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
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 lids from small
containers, should go in the bottom of the
silverware basket with silverware on top.
DON'T LETANY ITEM EXTENDTHROUGH
BOTTOM OF SILVERWAREBASKETAND