Congratulations! You Are Now Part of the GE Family. Welcome to the GE family. We’re proud of our quality products and we are committed to providing dependable service. You’ll see it in this easy-to-use Owner’s Manual and you’ll hear it in the friendly voices of our customer service department.
GE & You, A Service Partnership. Ask any GE appliance owner and they will tell you we stand behind our products with unmatched quality service. However, did you know that most questions result from simple problems that you can easily fix yourself in just a few minutes? This Owner’s Manual can tell you how.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life. WATER HEATER SAFETY Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater that has not been used for two weeks or...
Installation Instructions before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by calling us toll-free at the GE Answer Center Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring system;...
Do not tamper with controls. Do not abuse, sit on, or stand on the door or dish rack of the dishwasher. Do not discard a dishwasher without first removing the door of the washing compartment. Do not store or use...
Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Locate sharp items so that they are not likely to damage the door seal. Load sharp knives with the handles up to reduce the risk of cut-type injuries.
Control Settings The Status The Status display tells you what’s happening while the dishwasher is in operation and also any malfunctions if they occur (see page 10). The lights will come ON indicating the sequence of operation the dishwasher is in.
Load Selections The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which LOAD SELECTION has been selected. SANI WASH 8.5 gal., 56–101 min. Prewash Prewash Main wash Prerinse Final rinse This cycle raises the water temperature in the final rinse to sanitize your dishware.
Children cannot accidentally start dishwasher by touching pads with this option selected. To unlock the dishwasher after it has been locked, touch the LOCK pad twice within 3 seconds. The light above the LOCK pad will turn off. DELAY START You can delay the start of a wash cycle for up to 8 hours. Press the DELAY START pad to choose the number of hours you want to delay the start of the cycle.
CLEANSENSOR. NOTE: This light will not stay on the entire cycle. Allow dishwasher to drain and reset before selecting a new cycle. Press the START/RESET pad to turn off the beeper. But the RINSING light will continue to flash.
The door must be closed and locked into place to select a LOAD SELECTION or an OPTION . If the door is opened during a cycle and left open, the dishwasher will beep once every minute until the door is closed and latched into place.
Proper Use of Detergent Use only detergent specifically made for use in dishwashers. Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don’t put detergent into the dispenser until you’re ready to wash dishes.
Fold-down fingers (on some models) provide flexibility for extra-large and hard-to-fit items. Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over two fingers when possible. Make sure small plastic items are secure so they can’t fall onto the heater.
Silverware Basket A variety of options is available regarding the three-piece silverware basket in your dishwasher. The complete basket is designed to fit on the right side or back of the lower rack. Additionally,...
Loading place settings… Follow these guidelines for loading 10 place settings. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model. Upper Rack—10 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—12 place settings...
Color panels— Replacement door panels and lower access panels are available in the following colors: NOTE: The GPF100 dishwasher door spring kit is included with the stainless steel color panel kit and must be installed with it (GPF400S). Wood panel trim kit— This accessory contains trim and instructions for you to supply and install a 1⁄4 thick decorative wood door and...
The stainless steel panels can be cleaned with Stainless Steel Magic or a similar product using a clean, soft cloth. You can order Stainless Steel Magic # WX10X15 through GE Parts by calling 800-626-2002. Does Your Dishwasher Have an Air Gap? An air gap protects your dishwasher against water backing up into it if a drain clogs.
Dishwasher has not been • used on a regular basis. If you do not use your dishwasher often, set it to fill and pump out once every week. This will help keep the seal moist and the garbage disposer clear.
Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. To remove suds from the tub, • open the dishwasher and let suds dissipate. Add 1 gallon of cold water to the tub. Close the door until it locks into place.
1 Remove all metal utensils from the dishwasher. 2 Do not add detergent. 3 Select the longest cycle. 4 Start the dishwasher and allow to run for 18 to 22 minutes. Dishwasher will now be in the main wash. 5 Open the door and pour...
Wear rubber gloves. Do not use any type of cleanser other than dishwasher detergent because it may cause foaming or sudsing. Cascade® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE dishwashers.
Rinse agent dispenser is empty Control panel Door latch may not be responded to inputs properly seated but dishwasher never filled with water Dishwasher won’t run Fuse is blown, or the circuit breaker tripped Steam This is normal Sanitized light does...
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After mailing the registration below, store this document in a safe place. It contains information you will need should you require service. Our service number is 800 GE CARES (800-432-2737). Model Number Mrs. Miss Last Name E-mail Address Phone...
Any part of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home service to replace the defective part. Any part of the dishwasher which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship.
Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away. Special Needs Service TDD 800-TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322) GE offers, free of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a barrier- free kitchen for persons with limited mobility. Service Contracts Purchase a GE service contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll receive a substantial discount.