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Tips For Washing Special Items - Kenmore 17761 Use & Care Manual

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If you have any doubts about washing a particular item, check with the manufacturer to see if it is dishwasher safe.
MATERIAL
DISHWASHER
SAFE?
EXCEPTIONS/SPECIAL
INFORMATION
Aluminum
Yes
High water temperature and detergents may affect fin-
ish of anodized aluminum.
Bottles and Cans
No
Wash bottles and cans by hand. Labels attached with
glue can loosen in your dishwasher. Loose labels and
glue can clog spray arms or the pump and will reduce
washing performance.
Cast Iron
No
Seasoning will be removed and iron will rust.
China/Stoneware
Yes
Always check manufacturer's
recommendations
before
washing. Antique, hand-painted,
or over-the-glaze
pat-
terns may fade. Gold leaf may discolor or fade.
Crystal
Yes
Always check manufacturer's
recommendations
before
washing. Some types of leaded crystal may etch with
repeated washings.
Gold
No
Gold-colored
flatware will discolor.
Glass
Yes
Milk glass will yellow with repeated dishwasher
washing.
Hollow-Handle
Knives
No
Handles of some knives are attached to the blade
with adhesives which may loosen if washed in the
dishwasher.
Pewter
No
High water temperatures and detergent may discolor
or pit finish.
Disposable Plastics
No
Cannot withstand high water temperatures
and
detergents.
Plastics
Yes
Always check manufacturer's
recommendations
before
washing. Plastics vary in their capacity to withstand
high water temperatures
and detergents. Load plastics
in top rack only.
Stainless Steel
Yes
Run a Quick Rinse cycle if not washing immediately.
Prolonged contact with food containing salt, vinegar,
milk products, or fruit juice could damage finish.
Sterling
Silver or Silver Plate
Yes
Run a Quick Rinse cycle if not washing immediately.
Prolonged contact with food containing salt, acid,
or sulfide (eggs, mayonnaise, and seafood) could dam-
age finish.
Tin
No
Can rust.
Wooden Ware
No
Wash by hand. Always check manufacturer's
recom-
mendations
before washing. Untreated wood may
warp, crack, or lose its finish.
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