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Kenmore 665.17799 Use & Care Manual

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Ultra Wash Dishwasher
Lavavajillas Ultra Wash
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Ultra Wash
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8


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  • Page 1 ® Ultra Wash Dishwasher Lavavajillas Ultra Wash • _ Lave-vaisselle Ultra Wash Models/Modelos/Mod_les 665.17799,17792 Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 3384223A Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    "We Service What We Sell" is our assurance that you can DISHWASHER SAFETY ............ depend on Sears for service. Your dishwasher has added PARTS AND FEATURES ............. 6 value when you consider that Sears has service units ULTRA WASH _Soil Removal System ....... 7...
  • Page 3: Warranty

    For Sears Warranty information in the United States or instructions provided in the Installation Instructions and Canada call 1-800-469-4663. Use & Care Guide, Sears will repair this dishwasher, free of charge, if defective in material or workmanship. Sears, Roebuck and Co. D/817WA, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179...
  • Page 4: Dishwasher Safety

    DISHWASHER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This symbol alerts you to hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 5 GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS • For a grounded, cord-connected dishwasher: The dishwasher must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. The dishwasher is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES 13. Model and serial number label 1. Upper level wash 7. Water inlet opening [in tub wall] 14. ULTRA WASH* module 2. Top rack 8. Rack bumper 3, Utensil basket 15. Overfill protection float 9. Heating element 4.
  • Page 7: Ultra Wash _Soil Removal System

    7. Food soil is held in an accumulating chamber. The ULTRA WASH soil removal system gives you sparkling clean dishes, while using less energy and time. The ULTRA WASH soil removal system includes: A heavy-duty grinder that acts as a food disposer to grind and dispose of large food particles, 8.
  • Page 8: Start-Up Guide

    4. Add detergent and check the rinse aid dispenser. Add START-UP GUIDE rinse aid if needed. (See "Using Your Dishwasher.") Before using your dishwasher, remove all hang tags, temporary labels, and packaging materials. Read this entire Use and Care Guide. You will find important safety information and useful operating tips.
  • Page 9: Connecting Your Dishwasher

    Connecting the faucet adapter to faucets with CONNECTING YOUR internal threads Insert the 2 screens, the thin washer, and then the thick DISHWASHER washer from the faucet adapter kit into the faucet adapter, Attach the adapter onto the end of the faucet. NOTE: A special adapter must be installed on the faucet before the dishwasher can be connected.
  • Page 10: Disconnecting The Dishwasher

    LOADING YOUR You can draw water from the faucet while the dishwasher DISHWASHER is connected. NOTE: Do not draw water while the dishwasher is filling or while water is being pumped out. (This helps prevent a low fill when dishwasher is filling or mixing drain water with fresh water when dishwasher is draining.) Press the red button on the hose connector to draw water Remove leftover food, bones, toothpicks and other...
  • Page 11: Loading The Bottom Rack

    Utensil basket Use this extra capacity basket on the top rack to held spatulas, wooden spoons, and similar items. The top rack is designed for cups, glasses, and smaller items. (See recommended loading patterns shown.) NOTE: The features on your dishwasher rack may vary from the drawings shown.
  • Page 12: Loading The Silverware Basket

    • Load soup, cereal, and serving bowls in the rack in a variety of ways depending upon their size and shape. Loadingthe Load bowls securely between the rows of prongs. Do Sitverv,, e 6ask t not nest bowls because the spray will not reach all surfaces.
  • Page 13: Using Your Dishwasher

    To remove a small basket USING YOUR 1. Hold the center basket and one small basket. Slide the small basket forward to release the tabs from the DISHWASHER corresponding slots. The detergent dispenser has 2 sections. The Pre-Wash section empties detergent into the dishwasher when you close the door.
  • Page 14: Rinse Aid Dispenser

    How much detergent to use Medium to Hard For normally soiled and Water heavily soiled loads • The amount of detergent to use depends on the hardness of your water and the type of detergent. If you • Fill the Main Wash section to 7 to 12 grains per use too little, dishes won't be clean.
  • Page 15: Dishwasher Efficiency Tips

    If the water temperature at the faucet is below 120°F Dishwasher Efficiency Tips (49°C), have a qualified person raise the water heater's thermostat setting. Hot water dissolves and activates the dishwashing To save water and energy, do not rinse dishes before detergent.
  • Page 16: Control Panel

    Control Panel !'/I'I \Y"=°° "_I_WjTEn:22t;::tI_.UG.tJ Use this cycle for loads Use both detergent with normal amounts of Select the wash cycle. If the door is latched, you will hear food soil. (The energy- dispenser the cycles start and stop as the Cycle Control knob passes usage label is based on sections.
  • Page 17: Changing A Cycle Or Setting

    Use this rinse cycle for De not rinsing dishes, glasses, and silverware that will detergent You can customize your cycles by pressing an option. If not be washed right with this you change your mind, press RESET OPTIONS to turn the away.
  • Page 18: Overfill Protection Float

    Delay Wash Select this option to run your dishwasher at a later time or during off-peak hours. During drying, you can see steam escaping through the You can delay the start of a cycle up to 5 hours. vent at the upper left corner of the door. This is normal as the heat dries your dishes.
  • Page 19: Washing Special Items

    Material Dishwasher Safe?/Comments WASHING SPECIAL Pewter, Brass, ITEMS Bronze High water temperatures and detergent can discolor or pit the finish. If you have doubts about washing a particular item, check Disposable with the manufacturer to see if it is dishwasher safe. Plastics Cannot withstand high water Material...
  • Page 20: Caring For Your Dishwasher

    2. Remove the 4 screws on the lower access panel. CARING FOR YOUR Remove the lower access panel. DISHWASHER Cleaning the exterior 3. Place a shallow pan under the water supply valve. In most cases, regular use of a soft, damp cloth or sponge Then, use a wrench to disconnect the water inlet from and a mild detergent is all that is necessary to keep the the water supply valve.
  • Page 21: Cycle Selection Chart

    TROUBLESHOOTING Dishes are not completely clean Food soil left on the dishes Is the dishwasher loaded correctly? Refer to the First try the solutions suggested here and "Loading Your Dishwasher" section, possibly avoid the cost of a service call... Is the water temperature too low? If needed, turn home water heater up to ensure water entering dishwasher is Dishwasher is not operating properly...
  • Page 22 1. Wash and rinse dishes. Use an air-dry or an energy Dishes do not dry completely saving dry option. Remove all silverware or metal items. Dishes are not dry 2. Put 2 cups (473 mL) white vinegar in a glass or Did you load your dishwasher to allow proper water dishwasher-safe measuring cup on the bottom rack.
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