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GE GSD2000 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 GE Appliances GSD2000 GSD2020 GSD2030 GSD2200 GSD2220 GSD2230 GSD3210 GSD3220 GSD3230...
  • Page 2 Congratulations! You Are Now Part of the GE Family. Wclcomc to dac GE f~.mily. We’re proud of our quality products andwc arc dependable You’ll ycar~. And we I a~pe you will be part of ou~ ibra long We Ihank you lbr buying GE.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safety Information ..;~’ . .4 7 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...
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    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 inju~ 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...
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions before fl is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your dishwasher, you can receive one by catting us loft-free at the GE Answer CenteP,, 800.626.2000. Dispose of (liscmded applim~ces and shipping or packing mat erial properly.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! DONOr.. Do nol allow daildren Io play inside, on orwilh dtis appli~mce or a~y discmded appliance. d,c dishw~tshcr. ~i Do not disc~u d at dishwasher witbout first removing the 7!: Do not store or use combustible materials, gasoline or other flammable vapors mad liquids in the...
  • Page 7 REMEMBER... Your continued health and safety are important to us. Please read and follow this Safety Information carefully We want you to remain a happy and healthy part of our GE family. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 8 About the dishwasher control panel. You can locale your model number on the tub wall just inside the doo~: Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model Models GSB2000, GED2O20 and GSD203O Models GSB220~, GED2220 and GSD2230 Models GSD3210, GSD3220 and GSD3230...
  • Page 9: Control #Ttings

    Control Settings POTSCRUBBER/For heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried-on HEAVY WASH or baked.on soils. Everyday (Jishos may be included, SHORT WASH For quickly washing loads or everyday dishes wilh Make sure thc Dial is at {he 0rFposidon. N Latch dm door, HI TEMP P~ovides extra heal for besI performance II Is used WASH bes( wiih heavily-soiled dishes.
  • Page 10 About the dial cycles. Short Wash For quick[ywashing loads of cvcryday dishes with i~ Select tile NORMAL WASHc3,clc m~d any options. ~i Slowly turn d~e Dial to SHORT WASN Rinse & Hold For rinsing pm-dal loads that >fill be washed later. DO not use detergent.
  • Page 11 Heavy, Normal and Short Wash (GSD2000, GS02020 and GSD2030 only) !~5~i Be ~urc d~c door i~ unlatched, i!511Selec~ auy oplions. i~i Latch ~he door to strut fl~e cycle. Cycle Sequence NORMAL WASH 8.0 gal. 62 rain Drying Options: HEATED DRY ON. Available on all w~sh cycles except RINSE &...
  • Page 12: Using The Dishwasher

    Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Temperature 150°F., fi)r effective clcmaing and to prevent dish damage. Check Using a Rinse Agent A dnse agent, such a.s JET-DRY, makes ,a,atcr flow offtlle dishes quickly thereby reOucing water spotting. Fill the rinse agent dispenser until it reaches the bottom ¢~flip inside life opening.
  • Page 13 Proper Use of Detergent Use only dctcrgcnt spccifica[ly madc Ibr usc in dishwashcrs. Kccp your dctergen t fi-csh and dry. Don’l put powder detergent into the hardor 50fi, With hard water, yoga need exU’a detergent. With soft water, you need less dete gent Prr)tect your dishes mid dishwasher by contacling your water depmlment and ,’~sking how hat’d your water is.
  • Page 14: Loading The Dishwasher Racks

    Loading the dishwasher racks. For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model Upper Rack The upper i-ack is for glasses, cups m~d saucers. Cups and gl~sses lit best Nong the sides. This is Mso a secure place for dishw~she~sa~e pl~sdcs.
  • Page 15 Lower Rack and ~c~s shouM go along the sides. Load Silverware Basket Put [latwm-c in the removable basket with fbrk mad knife hmadlcs up to protect you~ hands. Place spoons in dac basket with hmadles down. Mix together. Distribute evenly. Small plasdc items,...
  • Page 16 Caring for the dishwasher. To clean the control panel use a lightly dampened cloth then dry thoroughly. To clean the exterior use a good appliance polish wax. Never use sharp objects, scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part ef the dishwashe~ Protect Against Freezing If your dislw,,a.shcr is Icfi in a~ unhealed place dtu-in~ :*~ (Use a pan Io catch lhe water.)
  • Page 17 Does Your Bishwasher Have an Air Gap? The air gap is easy to clean.
  • Page 18: Optional Accessories

    About optional accessories. You can change the door and lower access panel appearance of your dishwasher by ordering one of these optfonaf accessories: ~ ColorPanels ~:~ 1/#" Wood Panel Trim Kit !:~: 3/4" Trimless Panel Kil These accessories are available at extra cost (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover cards accepted) by calling 800-525-2002.
  • Page 19 Before .you call for service... Troubleshooting 17ps Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to calf for service, Possible Causes What To Do circoit breaker. Remove circuit breaker tripped the dtTing period. U temsik~ are not secure in the rack or something small has dropped into the rack...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service... Troubleshooting Tips Possible Causes What To Do Water standing In the bottom of the tub seal lubricated. Water won’tloumlo Drah~ ~ clogged ¯ If you have an air gap, out of the tgb clean it. you may need a plumber.
  • Page 21 (pigment or dyes) thm~4ll discolor the Check the detergent cup ibr sigms of any dis~x~lo~tfion, ffcup is discolored, ch~ge to Dishes don’t dry ¯ Check the rinse agent Rinse agent dispenser is empty Dishes and flatware not clean is below 120°F.
  • Page 22 Before you call for service... Troubleshooting tips What To Oo Spots and filming Extremely hard water fiom glassware: on glasses and dishwasher. Overload~g the 2 Do not add delergent. dishwasher 3 Select the Iongesl {gcle. 4 Strut Om dishw~her improper loading minutes.
  • Page 23 Possible Causes What To Do Yellow or brown film Tea or coffee s tai=~s on tub using a solution of 1/2 cup ~ WARNING Bclbrc cleaning intcfior, after a ~cle tbr the An overall yellow or A spccial tihcr in the watcr brown film can be caused supply line is the o~ly way by h’on deposits in water...
  • Page 24: Warranty

    GE Will l?eplace, At No Charge To You: One Year Anypart of the dishwa.sher which/:ails duc to a defect in originalpurchase warranty, GE will also pro~4de, free of charge, all labor Second Year Any part of the Water Distribution 5yslemwhich ~ils due and GSD3200 only) inlct an d ~kain plumbing pzuts m’c not covered by this...
  • Page 25: Service Telephone Numbers

    Service Telephone Numbers. GE Answer CenteF ~ 800.626.2000 The GE Answcr C, cntcr e is opc~t "24 ]lours ~ day, 7 da~s a wcck, in-Home Repair Service 800.GE.CARES (800.432-2737) Expert GE rcpafr set~’ice is only a phone call away. Special Needs Service 8oo.626.2ooo TDD 800- TBD-GEAC (800-833-4322) free kitchen lbr persons wi~h limited mobilily.