Caring for the dishwasher.
Check the air gap any time
your dishwasher isn't draining
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
Cut off electrical power to the
dishwasher. Remove fuses or trip
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.
Drain water from the water inlet line
and water valve. (Use a pan to catch
Reconnect the water inlet line to the
The air gap is easy to clean.
Turn off the dishwasher and lift off the
Remove the plastic cap and clean with