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GE PDW1800 Series Owner's Manual

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Safety Instructions
. . . . . . . . 2, 3
Operating Instructions
Control Panels and Settings . . . . 4, 5
Loading the
Dishwasher Racks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . . .6, 7
Care Instructions
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . .9, 10
Troubleshooting Tips
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . . . Back Cover
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # ____________________
Serial # ____________________
You can find them on a label on the
tub wall just inside the door.
ge.com
. . . 11–13
165D4700P371 49-55046
Owner's Manual
PDW1800 Series
PDW1860 Series
05-08 JR

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  • Page 1 Safety Instructions ..2, 3 Owner’s Manual Operating Instructions PDW1800 Series Control Panels and Settings ..4, 5 PDW1860 Series Loading the Dishwasher Racks ....8 Using the Dishwasher .
  • 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 ge.com. Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring Do not attempt to repair or replace any part system;...
  • Page 3 ® rinse agents have been of small fingers being pinched in door. approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Do not discard a dishwasher without first removing Locate sharp items so that they are not likely the door of the washing compartment or the door to damage the door seal.
  • Page 4: Control Settings

    About the dishwasher control panel. Control Settings ON/OFF With door open, press ON/OFF button to turn the unit ON to begin operation and OFF at the end of a wash cycle. The ON/OFF light is displayed when the dishwasher is ON. Wash Cycle Selections Press CYCLE SELECT button to choose wash cycle.
  • Page 5: Status Indicators

    Delay Hour Option This option allows you to delay the start of a wash cycle for up to 24 hours. With the door open, turn the dishwasher ON by pressing the ON/OFF button; then press DELAY HOURS button to choose the number of hours you want to delay the start of the wash cycle.
  • Page 6: Using The Dishwasher

    Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Temperature The entering water should be at least 120°F and Turn on the hot water faucet nearest the not more than 150°F for effective cleaning and dishwasher, place the thermometer in a glass and to prevent dish damage.
  • Page 7: Proper Use Of Detergent

    Proper Use of Detergent Use only detergent specifically made for use Open ® ® in dishwashers. Cascade and Electrasol Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been approved. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don’t put detergent into the dispenser until you’re ready to wash dishes.
  • Page 8: 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 rack is for glasses, cups and saucers. This is also a secure place for dishwasher-safe plastics.
  • Page 9: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Steel doors. with SS, then you have a Stainless Steel You can order Stainless Steel Magic Door panel. #WX10X15 through GE Parts by calling Follow the instructions below for cleaning 800.626.2002. the door panel for your specific model. Do not wipe the dishwasher with a soiled Painted Door Panel (model numbers dish cloth or wet towel.
  • Page 10: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Tub and Inner Door not rust or corrode. These surface blemishes will The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher not affect their function or durability. tub and inner door provides the highest reliability available in a GE dishwasher. If the...
  • Page 11: Before You Call For Service

    Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ge.com. You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Noise Some of the sounds you’ll •...
  • Page 12 Cascade ® ® and Electrasol Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Dishes don’t dry Low inlet water temperature • Make sure inlet water temperature is correct (see page 6). Rinse agent dispenser is empty...
  • Page 13 Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishwasher won’t run Fuse is blown, or the • Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker. Remove any other appliances circuit breaker tripped from the circuit. Power is turned off • In some installations, the power to the dishwasher is proved through a wall switch, often located next to the disposer switch.
  • Page 14 Notes.
  • Page 15 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 16: Consumer Support

    Contact Us ge.com 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: General Manager, Customer Relations...

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