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Flashing Display Lights; Dish Preparation Prior To Loading - GE Profile 165D4700P382 Owner's Manual

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About the dishwasher control panel.
Close the dishwasher door and select the cycle and desired enhancements. Touch the START/RESET pad to begin
the cycle. Water fill begins, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins.
NOTE: The dishwasher remembers your last cycle so you don't have to reprogram each time. When the dishwasher
door is fully closed, the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.
If you don't want to change any of the settings, simply touch the START/RESET pad to begin the cycle.
If the door is closed, the indicator lights will turn off if the START/RESET pad is not selected within two minutes.
To activate the display, open and close the door or press any pad.
Also, if a power failure occurs, NORMAL and HEATED DRY will automatically be programmed. Make any new
selections and touch the START/RESET pad to begin the cycle.
The CLEAN light will illuminate and a double beep will sound when a wash cycle is complete. On some models,
the CLEAN light will turn off when the door is opened. On other models, the CLEAN light will remain on until the door
is opened and then relatched or until any keypad is pressed while the door is latched shut.

Flashing display lights.

Status Indicator Lights
Using the dishwasher.
Check the Water Temperature
The entering water should be at least 120°F (49°C) and
not more than 150°F (66°C) for effective cleaning and to
prevent dish damage. Check the water temperature with
a candy or meat thermometer. Turn on the hot water
Use Jet-Dry
flatware, cookware and plastic.
Filling the Dispenser
The rinse agent dispenser holds 3.5 oz. (99 g.) of rinse agent. Under normal conditions,
this will last approximately one month. Try to keep it full, but do not overfill.
Make sure the dishwasher door is fully open.
Turn the dispenser cap to the left and lift it out.
Add rinse agent until the indicator window looks full.
Clean up any spilled rinse agent with a damp cloth.
Replace the dispenser cap.
Rinse Aid Setting
The amount of rinse agent released into the final wash can be adjusted. The factory
setting is at the midpoint. If there are rings of calcium (hard water) spots on dishes, try a
higher setting. If you see foam in the dishwasher, move the indicator to a lower setting.
To adjust the setting
Remove the dispenser cap; then turn the adjuster counterclockwise to increase the
amount of rinse agent, clockwise to reduce the amount of rinse agent.

Dish Preparation Prior to Loading

■ No prerinsing of normal food soil is required.
■ Scrape off hard soils, including bones, toothpicks, skins
and seeds.
■ Remove large quantities of any remaining food.
What It Means
Cycle has been interrupted by pressing the START/RESET pad. Light will stop
flashing after the dishwasher automatically drains out the water.
or Cascade Crystal Clear
or Cascade Crystal Clear
rinse agents remove spots and prevent new film buildup on your dishes, glasses,
faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the thermometer in
a glass and let the water run continuously into the glass
until the temperature stops rising.
Rinse Agent
■ Remove leafy vegetables, meat trimmings and
excessive amounts of grease or oil.
■ Remove acidic food soils that can discolor stainless
Dispenser cap
Rinse agent

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