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Use & Care Guide
Manual de uso y cuidado
Guide de I'utilisation et d'entretbn
587.14439, 587.17252,
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada MB5 2B8


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    Use & Care Guide Lavavajillas Manual de uso y cuidado Lave-vaisselle Guide de I'utilisation et d'entretbn 587.17259 Model/Modelo/Modele 587.14432, 587.14439, 587.17252, 154435101 Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada MB5 2B8

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    Table of Contents U.S. Warranty ..............Safety Instructions ............Dishwasher Features ............. Operating Instructions ........... Preparing and Loading Dishes ......Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents ..... 8-9 Factors Affecting Performance ........Care and Cleaning ........... 10-11 Installing Wood Panels ..........Connecting Portable Dishwasher ........ Common Dishwasher Problems and Solutions ..

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    Important Safety Instructions Do not wash plastic items unless marked "dishwasher safe" or the equivalent. Check with manufacturer for recommendations, This symbol will help alert you to such not marked. Items that are not dishwasher dangers as personal injury, burns, fire and safe may melt and create a potential fire electrical...

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    Dishwasher Features Your dishwasher, illustrated below, cleans by spraying a mixture of hot, clean water, and detergent against the soiled surfaces of your dishes and tableware. Each cycle starts with a pre-drain. Next, the dishwasher fills with water to a level even with the heating element.

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    Operating Instructions Getting Started Wash Delay 1. Load dishwasher (See Preparing and Loading Allows you to delay starting the POTS PANS or Dishes). NORMAL WASH cycle. 2. Add detergent (See Dishwasher Dispenser & • Press POTS PANS or NORMAL WASH Detergents).

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    Preparing and Loading Dishes Loading the Top Rack Dish Preparation Glasses cup,'r-Place glasses and cups It is not necessary to rinse dishes before putting against outside pins at an angle. Cups with a them into the dishwasher. Just remove large concave bottom will collect water.

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    Preparing and Loading Dishes continued Loading the Silverware Loading Bottom Rack Basket Large plates platters--Place between the support pins with soiled sides facing Load sharp items with handles up. Be sure items inward. do not protrude through the holes in the basket and stop the rotation of the spray arm.

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    Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents How much Detergent to use Filling the Detergent Dispenser The amount of detergent to use depends on the water hardness. Water hardness is measured The detergent dispenser has one covered and one grains per gallon. Using too little detergent uncovered cup.

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    Dishwasher Factors Affecting Performance Dispenser & Detergents (continued) Water Pressure Water pressure should be between 20 and 120 Rinse Aid pounds per square inch. Low water pressure Rinse aid greatly improves drying occurs most often during periods of high water spots and filming.

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    Care and Cleaning Cleaning the Pump and Spray Burn Hazard Your dishwasher will flush away all normal food soils. However, objects (bones, fruit pits, etc.) may Allow heating element to cool collect in openings and should be removed before cleaning the interior.

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    Care and Cleaning continued Set for any wash cycle. Close door. Allow dishwasher to run for 3 minutes. This will distribute antifreeze into dishwasher's water Property Damage Hazard system. Freezing temperatures may cause water Unplug the electrical cord. lines to rupture. Be sure all supply lines to Disconnect...

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    Connecting and Disconnecting the Portable/ Convertible Dishwasher The portable/convertible dishwasher must be connected to a faucet and electrical outlet each time it is used. Follow directions on this page to properly connect dishwasher. IMPORTANT: Make sure door is latched before moving dishwasher.

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    Common Dishwashing Problems and Solutions Dishes not Crazing of older china and pottery clean--check pages 5 to 9 for information on correct wash cycle, proper loading, happens when items are subjected to very hot water temperature, water pressure, hard water, water.

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    Common Dishwashing Troubleshooting Problems Solutions Before calling for service, review this list. It may save continued you both time and expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result defective workmanship or material. Do not place silver or touching next to stainless steel utensils...

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    Full One Year Warranty on Dishwashers For one year from the first day of installation, Sears will repair, free of charge, defects in materials or workmanship. Ten Year Warranty Against Leaks in the Tub and Inner Door Panel For ten years from the first day of installation, if a leak should occur as a result of failure of the polypropylene tub or inner door panel due to cracking,...

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    Your Home For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, or heating and cooling systems, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement parts, accessories owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional installation of home appliances...

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