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
This is the safety alert symbol.
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" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
When using the dishwasher, follow basic precautions, including the following:
 Read all instructions before using the dishwasher.
 Do not tamper with controls.
 Use the dishwasher only for its intended function.
 Use only detergents or rinse agents recommended
in a dishwasher, and keep them out of the reach of children.
 When loading items to be washed:
1) Locate sharp items so that they are not likely to damage
the door seal; and
2) Load sharp knives with the handles up to reduce the risk
of cut-type injuries.
 Do not wash plastic items unless they are marked
"dishwasher safe" or the equivalent. For plastic items not so
marked, check the manufacturer's
 Do not touch the heating element during or immediately
 Do not operate the dishwasher unless all enclosure panels
are properly in place.
 Do not abuse, sit on, or stand on the door, lid, or dish racks
of the dishwasher.
 To reduce the risk of injury, do not allow children to play in
or on the dishwasher.
 Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced in
a hot water system that has not been used for two weeks or
GAS IS EXPLOSIVE. If the hot water
system has not been used for such a period, before using
the dishwasher turn on all hot water faucets and let the
water flow from each for several minutes. This will release
any accumulated hydrogen gas. As the gas is flammable,
do not smoke or use an open flame during this time.
 Remove the door or lid to the washing compartment
when removing an old dishwasher from service or