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GE EDW1500 Series Owner's Manual

Owner's manual dishwashers
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Safety Instructions
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Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Control Panels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Control Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Dial Cycles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . .10
Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . .7, 8
. . . . . . 11, 12
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . . . Back Cover
Product Registration . . . . . . . . 13, 14
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
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Owner's Manual
EDW1500 Series
GSD3200 Series
GSD4000 Series
GSD4100 Series
GSD4200 Series
07-03 JR


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Summary of Contents for GE EDW1500 Series

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Loading the Dishwasher Racks . .8, 9 Optional Accessories ...10 Using the Dishwasher ..7, 8 Troubleshooting Tips ..11, 12 Consumer Support Consumer Support .
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner’s Manual. PROPER INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE This dishwasher must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by visiting our website at
  • Page 3: Save These Instructions

    Automatic Dishwashing Detergents, and Jet-Dry ® rinse agent have been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. s Locate sharp items so that they are not likely to damage the door seal. s Load sharp knives with the handles up to reduce the risk of cut-type injuries.
  • Page 4: Control Panels

  • Page 5: Control Settings

    Model Cycle GSD3200 Hot Start Option Series Pots & Pans Normal Wash* Short Wash* Rinse Only* Drying/Plate Warmer EDW1500 Series Hot Start Option GSD4000 Series Pots & Pans GSD4100 Series Heavy Wash GSD4200 Series Normal Wash* China/Crystal Short Wash* Rinse Only*/Rinse & Hold* Drying/Plate Warmer * Normal Wash should be selected to run this cycle.
  • Page 6: Dial Cycles

    About the dial cycles. Rinse Only HOT START OPTION For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later. Do not use detergent. START START DELAY (HRS) Make sure HEATED DRY is not selected. SHORT WASH Be sure the door is unlatched. PLATE WARMER (HEATED DRY ON) RINSE ONLY...
  • Page 7: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Cascade Electrasol ® Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don’t put powder detergent into the dispenser until you’re ready to wash dishes. The amount of detergent to use depends on whether your water is hard or soft.
  • Page 8: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    A forgotten dish can be added any time before the main wash. Push the door latch to the left. Once the water calms, open the door. Steam may rise out of the dishwasher. Add forgotten dishes. Close the door and push the latch to the far right.
  • Page 9: Caring For The Dishwasher

    To clean the control panel, use a lightly dampened cloth then dry thoroughly. To clean the exterior use a good appliance polish. Never use sharp objects, scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part of the dishwasher. Protect Against Freezing...
  • Page 10 For models: GSD3200 Series GPF325B (Black) GPF325C (Bisque) EDW1500 Series, GSD4000 Series, GSD4100 Series and GSD4200 Series GPF425B (Black) GPF425C (Bisque) NOTE: The GPF100 dishwasher door spring kit must also be ordered and installed when the door panel weighs four lbs.
  • Page 11: Troubleshooting Tips

    • The motor stopping during the drying period. • Make sure everything is secured in dishwasher. • Dishwasher has not been used on a regular basis. If you do not use your dishwasher often, set it to fill and pump out once every week.
  • Page 12: Before You Call For Service

    ® Complete and Electrasol Detergents have been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. • Turn the Dial to OFF and slide the door latch to the left. • Steam comes through the vent by the door latch during drying and when water is being pumped out.
  • Page 13 You can rest easy, knowing that all your valuable household products are protected against expensive repairs. Place your confidence in GE and call us in the U.S. toll-free at for more information. *All brands covered, up to 20 years old, in the continental U.S.
  • Page 14: Model Number

    Year * Please provide your e-mail address to receive, via e-mail, discounts, special offers and other important communications from GE Appliances (GEA). Check here if you do not want to receive communications from GEA’s carefully selected partners. FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND RETURN THIS CARD DOES NOT DIMINISH YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS.
  • Page 15 Any part of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During From the date of the this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home service original purchase to replace the defective part.
  • Page 16: Consumer Support

    Caution must be exercised, since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation. Contact Us If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations Register Your Appliance Register your new appliance on-line—at your convenience! Timely product registration will allow for...

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