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Kenmore 665.17732 Use & Care Manual

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Ultra Wash Dishwasher
Lavavajillas Ultra Wash
Lave-vaisselle Ultra Wash
665.17732, 665,17739
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S,A,
Sears Canada, In6., Torch,to, Ontario, Canada M58 2B8



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  • Page 1 ® Ultra Wash Dishwasher Lavavajillas Ultra Wash Lave-vaisselle Ultra Wash Models/Modelos/Modeles 665.17732, 665,17739 Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S,A, w-ww, Sears Canada, In6., Torch,to, Ontario, Canada M58 2B8 www.sears,ca...
  • 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 ............. value when you consider that Sears has service units ULTRA WASH ®Soil Removal System ....... 7 nationwide, staffed with professional technicians START-UP GUIDE ...............
  • Page 3: Warranty

    Warranty terms may vary in Canada. instructions provided in the Installation Instructions and Use & Care Guide, Sears will repair this dishwasher, free of For Sears Warranty information in the United States or charge, if defective in material or workmanship.
  • Page 4: Dishwasher Safety

    DISHWASHER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are 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 potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either 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...
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES 13. Model and serial number label 1. Upper level wash 7. Rack bumper 14. ULTRA WASH * module 2. 3-position adjuster 8. Heating element 9. Vent 3, Top rack 15. Overfill protection float 4, Bottom rack 10. Top spray arm 16, Detergent dispenser 5, Lower spray arm 11.
  • Page 7: Ultra Wash ┬«Soil Removal System

    ULTRA WASH So! START-UP GUIDE Before using your dishwasher, remove all hang tags, The ULTRA WASH soil removal system gives you sparkling temporary labels, and packaging materials. Read this clean dishes, while using less energy and time. The ULTRA entire Use and Care Guide. You will find important safety WASH soil removal system includes: information and useful operating tips.
  • Page 8: Connecting Your Dishwasher

    5. Push door firmly closed. The door latches automatically. Run hot water at the sink where you will CONNECTING YOUR connect dishwasher until water is hot. (See "Dishwasher Efficiency Tips.") Turn off the water and DISHWASHER hook the dishwasher to the faucet. (See "Connecting Your Dishwasher.") Turn on the hot water.
  • Page 9: Connecting To Water And Electrical Supply

    Connecting the faucet adapter to faucets with internal threads Insert the 2 screens, the thin washer, and then the thick You can draw water from the faucet while the dishwasher washer from the faucet adapter kit into the faucet adapter. is connected.
  • Page 10: Loading Your Dishwasher

    LOADING YOUR The top rack is designed for cups, glasses, and smaller DISHWASHER items. (See recommended loading patterns shown.) NOTE: The features on your dishwasher rack may vary from the drawings shown. Do not cover upper level wash. See arrow. Remove leftover food, bones, toothpicks and other hard items from the dishes.
  • Page 11: Loading The Bottom Rack

    Adjustable 3-position top rack Do not load glasses, cups, or plastic items in the bottom rack. Load small items in the bottom rack only You can raise or lower the top rack to fit tall items in either if they are secured in place. the top or bottom rack.
  • Page 12: Loading The Silverware Basket

    USING YOUR Loading the Silverware Basket DISHWASHER Load the silverware basket while it is in the bottom rack or take the basket out for loading on a counter or table. NOTE: Unload or remove the basket before unloading the Dete, racks to avoid spilling water droplets on the silverware.
  • Page 13 How much detergent to use where to fill • The amount of detergent to use depends on the hardness of your water and the type of detergent. If you use too little, dishes won't be clean. If you use too Top of 3rd step (3 tbs or 45 g) much in soft water, glassware will etch.
  • Page 14: Rinse Aid Dispenser

    Rinse aids prevent water from forming droplets that can Hot water dissolves and activates the dishwashing dry as spots or streaks. They also improve drying by detergent. Hot water also dissolves grease on dishes and allowing water to drain off of the dishes during the final helps glasses dry spot-free.
  • Page 15 WATCh _OH_A_ RESET Use this cycle for loads Use both F===t Press the desired cycle. Turn the Cycle Control knob to the NORMAL food soil. (The energy- dispenser €:==:=_ with normal amounts of detergent desired cycle. If the door is latched, you will hear the usage label is based on sections.
  • Page 16: Changing A Cycle Or Setting

    Use this rinse cycle for Do 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 option off.
  • Page 17: Cycle Status Indicator

    Delay Wash Cycle Status Indicator Select this option to run your dishwasher at a later time or during off-peak hours. You can delay the start of a cycle up to 5 hours. Delay/Water Heat To delay the start If you delay a wash cycle, the indicator glows to indicate the delay is set.
  • Page 18: 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 19: Caring For Your Dishwasher

    CARING FOR YOUR TROUBLESHOOTING DISHWASHER First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service cell... Dishwasher is not operating properly Cleaning the exterior Dishwasher does not run or stops during a cycle Is the door closed tightly and latched? In most cases, regular use of a soft, damp cloth or sponge and a mild.
  • Page 20: Dishwasher Efficiency Tips

    • Condensation on the kitchen counter (built-in Is the home water pressure high enough for proper dishwasher filling? Home water pressure should be 20 models) to 120 psi (138 to 828 kPa) for proper dishwasher fill. ,a Is the dishwasher aligned with the counter top? Moisture from the vent in the dishwasher consore can form on the booster pump on the water supply can be added if counter.
  • Page 21 Dishes do not dry completely • Dishes are not dry Did you load your dishwasher to allow proper water drainage? Do not overload. Refer to the "Loading Your Dishwasher" section. Use a liquid rinse aid to speed drying. Are the plastics wet? Plastics often need towel drying. Is the rinse aid dispenser empty? Refer to the "Rinse Aid Dispenser"...
  • Page 23 1-8004-MY-HOME sM An_ime, dayor night (!-8004694663) To bring in products such as vacuums, lawn equipment and electronics for repair, call for the location of your nearest Sears Parts & Repair Center !-800488-1222 night Anytime, dayor www.sears.(x)m For the replacement parts, accessories and owner's manuals...

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