GE GLD6860NSS Owner's Manual

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Safety Instructions

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Operating Instructions

Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . 12, 13
Control Panel and Settings . . . . 4-7
Loading Place Settings . . . . . . . . 11
Loading the Racks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . .12
Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . .8, 9
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . . .Back Cover
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
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Summary of Contents for GE GLD6860NSS

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Loading the Racks ... . . 10 Optional Accessories ...12 Using the Dishwasher ..8, 9 Troubleshooting Tips .
  • Page 2: Save These Instructions

    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 ■ Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring system;...
  • Page 3 Cascade ® Complete and Electrasol ® Automatic Dishwashing Detergents, and Jet-Dry ® and Cascade Rinse Aid ® rinse agents have been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. ■ Locate sharp items so that they are not likely to damage the door seal.
  • Page 4: Control Settings

    Cycles The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which cycle has been selected. This dishwasher is equipped with a dirt and temperature sensor. Cycle length and time will vary depending on the soil level and temperature.
  • Page 5 Close and latch the dishwasher door and select the cycle and desired enhancements. Touch the START/RESET pad once to begin the cycle. Water begins to fill the dishwasher, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. Touching the START/RESET pad a second time will cancel the cycle and cause the water to drain out. This will take approximately 2 minutes.
  • Page 6 Control Settings Status Indicator Lights The Status display tells you what’s happening while the dishwasher is in operation and may flash, indicating a malfunction. The lights will come ON indicating the sequence of operation the dishwasher is in. SANITIZED Displayed when cycle has met sanitization conditions.
  • Page 7 To LOCK the dishwasher control, touch and hold the HEATED DRY pad for 3 seconds. The light below the HEATED DRY pad will turn on. To UNLOCK the dishwasher control, touch and hold the HEATED DRY pad for 3 seconds. The LOCK light will turn off.
  • Page 8: Rinse Agent

    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.
  • Page 9: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Use only detergent specifically made for use in dishwashers. Cascade 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.
  • Page 10: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    To remove end baskets, grasp the basket at opposite corners and slide apart. Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over 2 tines when possible. Make sure small plastic items are secure so they can’t fall onto the heater.
  • Page 11: Loading Place Settings

    Follow these guidelines for loading 12 place settings. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model. Upper Rack—12 place settings Lower Rack—10 place settings Lower Rack—10 place settings Lower Rack—12 place settings Lower Rack—12 place settings...
  • Page 12: Optional Accessories

    ■ GPF65 These accessories are available at extra cost from GE. Call 800.626.2002 to order. Visa, Mastercard or Discover cards are accepted. Specify accessory number when ordering. Stainless Steel Door Panel (model...
  • Page 13 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.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit You may not need to call for service. Error Messages Possible Causes START/RESET status You have pressed the indicator light...
  • Page 15 • Run dishwasher with citric acid to remove mineral deposits. Citric acid (Part number: WD35X151) can be ordered through GE Parts. See back cover for ordering information. • Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker. Remove any other appliances from the circuit.
  • Page 16 Notes.
  • Page 17 This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 18: 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: Register Your Appliance Register your new appliance on-line—at your convenience! Timely product registration will allow for...

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