Read the Dishwasher User Instructions that came with your
Check that all parts have been installed and no steps were
skipped. Check that you have all tools used.
Start dishwasher and allow it to complete
the shortest wash
cycle. After the first 2 minutes, unlatch door, wait 5 seconds,
then open door. Check that there is water in the bottom of
the dishwasher tub. Check that dishwasher is working
If the dishwasher is not working properly, disconnect power or
unplug dishwasher and see "If Dishwasher Does Not Operate"
First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost
of a service call.
Has the circuit breaker tripped or the house fuse blown?
Is the door closed tightly and latched?
Has the cycle been set correctly to start the dishwasher?
Is the water turned on?
If none of these possible solutions work, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME
on purchasing your water
and energy efficient
dishwasher cleans by spraying the dishes
with water and pauses to allow the
detergent to soak into and release the soils
on the dishes. The cycles are longer due to
the soak and the pauses for exceptional
cleaning. Models with SmartWash ®HE
contain an optical water sensor. The optical
water sensor is used to determine the optimum water and
for great cleaning performance.
cycle using the sensor will run longer to calibrate
Rinse Aid is necessary for good drying results:
This dishwasher is designed to be used with rinse aid for good
the buildup of hard water
deposits. Energy efficient
dishwashers use less water and
energy, so they depend on the water sheeting action of rinse aid
for good drying performance.
light may flash:
When pressing Start/Resume,
you must make sure the door is
closed within 3 seconds. If you do not close the door within
3 seconds, the Start/Resume
light will flash until you press it
again. (You must also do this when adding a dish during the
middle of a cycle.)
NOTE: If a braided supply hose is used, replace inlet hose after
5 years to reduce the risk of hose failure. Record hose
dates on the hose for future