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KENMORE Elite Ultra Wash 665.1628 Series Use And Care Manual: Dishwasher Use; Detergent Dispenser

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DISHWASHER USE
The detergent dispenser has two sections. The smaller Pre-Wash
section empties detergent into the dishwasher when you close
the door. The larger Main Wash section automatically
empties
detergent into the dishwasher during the wash. (See the "Cycle
Selection Charts.")
A
Filling the dispenser
1. If the dispenser cover is closed, open the cover by moving
the cover latch to the right.
A. Cover latch
B. Main Wash section
C. Pre-Wash section
Use automatic dishwashing detergent only. Other detergents
can produce excessive suds that can overflow out of the
dishwasher and reduce washing performance.
Add detergent just before starting cycle.
Store tightly closed detergent in a cool, dry place. Fresh
2. Add the correct amount of detergent to the Main Wash
section of the dispenser per the chart below. If using a tablet
detergent, it must be placed in the Main Wash section. (See
"How much detergent to use.")
3. Add the correct amount of detergent to the Pre-Wash section
of the dispenser, if needed, according to the chart below.
4. Close the dispenser cover.
It is normal for the cover to open partially when dispensing
automatic dishwasher
detergent results in better cleaning,
detergent.
NOTE: Do not use detergent with a Quick Rinse cycle.
NOTE: See the "Cycle Selection Charts" for which section to fill
depending on the cycle selected.
How much detergent
to use
The amount of detergent to use depends on the soil level of
Water hardness can change over a period of time. Find out
your dishes, hardness of your water, and the type of
your water's hardness by asking your Sears Sales Associate,
detergent. If you use too little, dishes will not be clean. If you
local water department,
water softener company, or county
use too much in soft water, glassware will etch.
extension agent.
Detergent Dispenser fill recommendations
per dish load soil level and water hardness
Light Soil or Prerinsed
Normal - Heavy Soil
Water Hardness
Main Wash section
Pre-Wash section
Main Wash section
Pre-Wash section
Soft
4 tsp (20 mL)
Empty
6 tsp (30 mL)
2 tsp (10 mL)
(0-2 grains per
Fill to Soft Water line
Fill above the Soft Water line
Fill to Soft Water line
U.S. gallon}
Medium
6 tsp (30 mL)
2 tsp (10 mL)
6 tsp (30 mL)
4 tsp (20 mL)
(2-6 grains per
Fill above the Soft Water line
Fill to Soft Water line
Fill above the Soft Water line
Fill to Hard Water line
U.S. gallon}
Hard
8 tsp (40 mL)
4 tsp (20 mL)
9 tsp (45 mL)
7 tsp (35 mL)
(7 grains per U.S. gallon
Fill to Hard Water line
Fill to Hard Water line
Fill cup completely
Fill cup completely
and above)
NOTE:
Fill amounts
shown
are for standard
powdered
detergent.
Amounts
may vary if you use liquid
or concentrated
powdered
detergent.
Tablet
detergents
should
be placed
in the main wash
section
of the detergent
dispenser
with the cover
closed.
Follow
instructions
on the package
when using liquid
dishwasher
detergent,
concentrated
powdered
detergent
or tablet
detergent.
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