Water Hardness Calibration
Prior to the first use, the dishwasher needs to
be calibrated for water hardness. Please follow
directions below to calibrate the dishwasher to
the hardness of your tap water.
Determine the Hardness of Your Tap Water
In the bag containing these instructions, you should
find a water hardness test strip package. Read the
instructions on the package, remove the test strip and
follow the instructions to determine the hardness level
of your tap water. You will use this information to
calibrate your dishwasher to dispense the optimal
amount of detergent.
Water hardness test strip indication
Set Control to Calibration Mode
From the standby mode (dishwasher not running
a cycle and the panel lights on), enter the water
hardness selection mode.
1. Close and latch the door (lights on, dishwasher
2. Press the COOKWARE and DELAY HOURS pads at
Value to Enter
WASH pad to lower
3. Press the COOKWARE pad to raise the value or
4. Once the water hardness is set, press the
You should recalibrate the dispenser if water
conditions change, for example, if a water softener
system is added or removed.
Press at the same time for 3 seconds.
the same time for 3 seconds. The display will show
a number 1 to 5. This is the water hardness value
pad to raise the
the NORMAL pad to lower the value. Set the water
hardness value (1 to 5) to the number determined
with the test strip and table at left.
START/RESET pad to save the setting and return
the dishwasher to normal operation.