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Kenmore 665.15822 Use & Care Manual

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Ultra Wash Dishwasher
Lavavajillas Ultra Wash
Ultra Wash
665.15822, 665.15824, 665.15829,
665.16822, 665.16824, 665.16829
Sears Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8



  Summary of Contents for Kenmore Kenmore 665.15822

  • Page 1 ® Ultra Wash Dishwasher Lavavajillas Ultra Wash Lave-vaisselle Ultra Wash Models/Modelos/Mod_les 665.15822, 665.15824, 665.15829, 665.16822, 665.16824, 665.16829 Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 3384535 Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    DISHWASHER SAFETY ........... on Sears for service. Your dishwasher has added value when you Before Using Your Dishwasher ............ consider that Sears has service units nationwide, staffed with professional technicians specifically trained on Sears appliances PARTS AND FEATURES ............ and having the parts, tools, and equipment to ensure that we ULTRA WASH Soil Removal System .........
  • Page 3: Warranty

    Installation Instructions and Use & Care Guide, Sears will replace any parL of the ULTRA WASH wash system (motor, pump, spray arms, ULTRAFLOW water feed tube, motor seals and pump gasket) due to defective materials or workmanship.
  • Page 4: Dishwasher Safety

    DISHWASHER SAFETY safety safety important. Your and the of others are very 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: Before Using Your Dishwasher

    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...
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES 15. Silverware basket 1. Upper level wash 8. Rack bumper 16. Model and serial number label 2. Top rack 9. Heating element 3, Utensil basket 10. Vent 17. ULTRA WASH ®module 4, Bottom rack Fold-down tines 18. Overfill protection float 5.
  • Page 7: Ultra Wash Soil Removal System

    START-UP GUIDE The ULTRA WASH soil removal system gives you sparkling clean dishes, while using less energy and time. The ULTRA WASH soil Before using your dishwasher, remove all packaging materials. removal system includes: Read this entire Use and Care Guide. You will find important •...
  • Page 8: Dishwasher Loading

    DISHWASHER The top rack is designed for cups, glasses, and smaller items. LOADING (See recommended loading patterns shown.) NOTE; The features on your dishwasher rack may vary from the drawings shown. Remove leftover food, bones, toothpicks and other hard items from the dishes. It is not necessary to rinse the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher.
  • Page 9 Utensil basket No-flip clips (on some models) Use this extra capacity basket on the top rack to hold spatulas, The no-flip clips hold lightweight plastic items like cups, lids, or wooden spoons, and similar items. bowls in place during washing. You can move a clip anywhere in the rack.
  • Page 10: Loading The Silverware Basket

    • Make sure pot handles and other items do not stop rotation To remove a small basket of the spray arm(s). The spray arm(s) must move freely. Hold the center basket and one small basket. Slide the small basket forward to release the tabs from the corresponding Do not load items between the bottom rack and the side of slots.
  • Page 11: Rinse Aid Dispenser

    How much detergent to use The amount of detergent to use depends on the hardness of your water and the type of detergent. If you use too little, Rinse aids prevent water from forming droplets that can dry as dishes won't be clean. If you use too much in soft water, spots or streaks.
  • Page 12: Dishwasher Efficiency Tips

    Hot water dissolves and activates the dishwashing detergent. Hot water also dissolves grease on dishes and helps glasses dry spot-free. For best dishwashing results, water must be at least 120°F (49°C) as it enters the dishwasher. Loads may not wash as well if the water temperature is too low.
  • Page 13: Control Panel

    SENSING HEA_ING SANITIZED CLEAN I @@ cLEs oP,!ONS POTS NORMAL CHINA TIME OUICK Hi TEMP SANI LOCK O_ Use this cycle for china Select the wash cycle and options desired. Or press START to (/'_HNA_ and crystal. This cycle covered uses a light wash and detergent use the same cycle and options as the previous cycle.
  • Page 14: Canceling A Cycle

    Anytime during a cycle, press You can add an item anytime before the main wash starts. Open the door and check the detergent dispenser• If the main wash section is still closed, you can add items. To add items Lift up the door latch to stop the cycle. Wait for the spraying action to stop before opening the door.
  • Page 15: Cycle Status Indicators

    Air Dry 3. Repeatedly press Select this energy-saving option to dry without heat. Air drying is useful when loads contain plastic dinnerware that may be sensitive to high temperatures. until you see the desired hours of delay in the display. When the delay reaches 12 hours, the delay turns off.
  • Page 16: Overfill Protection Float

    Material Dishwasher Safe?/Comments Pewter, Brass, The overfill protection float (in the front right corner of the Bronze High water temperatures and detergent dishwasher tub) keeps the dishwasher from overfilling. It must be can discolor or pit the finish. in place for the dishwasher to operate. Disposable Plastics Cannot withstand high water...
  • Page 17: Dishwasher Care

    DISHWASHER CARE Drairi G: _,,,, Check the drain air gap anytime your dishwasher isn't draining well. Some state or local plumbing codes require the addition of a drain air gap between a built-in dishwasher and the home drain system. If a drain is clogged, the drain air gap protects your Cleaning the exterior dishwasher from water backing up into it.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Dishes are not completely clean TROUBLESHOOTING Food soil left on the dishes Is the dishwasher loaded correctly? Refer to the "Dishwasher First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call,,, Loading" section. Is the water temperature too low? If needed, turn home Dishwasher is not operating properly...
  • Page 19 1. Wash and rinse dishes. Use an air-dry or an energy saving dry option. Remove all silverware or metal items. Dishes are damaged during a cycle Put 2 cups (473 mL) white vinegar in a glass or dishwasher-safe measuring cup on the bottom rack. •...
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