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Troubleshooting; Before You Call For Service - GE Profile 165D4700P382 Owner's Manual

General electric dishwasher owner's manual
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Caring for the dishwasher.
Air gap
Check the air gap any time your
dishwasher isn't draining well.

Before you call for service...

Troubleshooting Tips
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Error Messages
Possible Causes
You have pressed the
indicator light flashing START/RESET pad while the
dishwasher is running. This will
cancel the cycle. The light will
stop flashing after the dishwasher
drains (about 90 seconds).
Power to the dishwasher was
turned off while a cycle was
running and power has just been
restored to the dishwasher. The
blinking lights indicate that the
dishwasher is draining the potential
water inside.
Dishwasher BEEPS
This is a reminder that your
once every 30 seconds dishwasher door has been left
open during operation. It will
continue beeping until you close
the door.
Stainless Steel Interior—Tub and Inner Door
The stainless steel used to make the
dishwasher tub and inner door provides
the highest reliability available in a GE
dishwasher. If the dishwasher tub or inner
Cleaning the Control Panel
To clean the control panel, use a lightly
dampened cloth. Then dry thoroughly.
Protect Against Freezing
If your dishwasher is left in an unheated
place during the winter, ask a service
technician to:
Cut off electrical power to the
dishwasher. Remove fuses or trip
circuit breaker.
Turn off the water supply and disconnect
the water inlet line from the water valve.
Does Your Dishwasher Have an Air Gap?
An air gap protects your dishwasher
against water backing up into it if a drain
clogs. The air gap is not a part of the
dishwasher. It is not covered by your
warranty. Not all plumbing codes require
air gaps, so you may not have one.
What To Do
• Press the START/RESET pad once to start the dishwasher. Press the
START/RESET pad a second time when the dishwasher is running only if you
wish to cancel the cycle.
• The light will stop flashing after the dishwasher drains. A new cycle will
start automatically.
• Close and latch the door after opening it mid-cycle.
door should be scratched or dented during
normal use, they will not rust or corrode.
These surface blemishes will not affect
their function or durability.
Drain water from the water inlet line
and water valve. (Use a pan to catch
the water.)
Reconnect the water inlet line to the
water valve.
The air gap is easy to clean.
Turn off the dishwasher and lift off the
Remove the plastic cap and clean with
a toothpick.

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