Caring for the dishwasher.
To clean the control panel use a lightly dampened cloth then dry thoroughly. To clean the exterior use a good
Never use sharp object, scouring pads or harsh cleaners on any part of the dishwasher.
Sump cover screws
Two types of
Check the air gap any time your
dishwasher isn't draining well.
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 circuit breaker.
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 inlet line and water
valve. (Use a pan to catch the water.)
Reconnect the water inlet line to the
Remove the plastic sump cover in the
tub bottom and use a sponge to soak up
water in the rubber boot.
The air gap is easy to clean.
Turn off the dishwasher and lift off the
Unscrew the plastic cap and clean with