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Control Settings - GE GSD5200 Owner's Manual

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Control Settings

Cycle Selections
The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which CYCLE SELECTION has been selected
POTS & PANS For heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. Everyday dishes may be included.
This cycle will not remove burned-on foods.
NORMAL For loads of everyday dishes, glasses and cookware with medium soils. NOTE: Many dishes have lighter soil than normal.
Choosing a cycle other than NORMAL will save energy and water.
LIGHT WASH For dishes with light soils.
CHINA CRYSTAL For lightly soiled china and crystal.
RINSE ONLY For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later. Do not use detergent.
The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which OPTION has been selected.
HI TEMP Turns on the heater in all postrinse and final rinse cycles to help prevent spotting on dishware. This option may be turned
RINSE ON or OFF during the wash cycle.
HI TEMP Energizes the heater to boost water temperature in all prewash and main wash fill cycles. Recommended for use with
WASH heavily soiled dishes. Option may be turned ON or OFF during the wash cycle.
HEATED DRY Shuts off the drying heat option. Dishes air dry naturally and energy is saved. You can prop the door open after the
OFF CLEAN light illuminates.
HEATED DRY Turns the heater on for fast drying. This cycle will extend the time to your wash cycle by 30 minutes. NOTE: Cannot be
ON selected with RINSE ONLY cycle.
LOCK When the LOCK pad is touched twice within 3 seconds, all pads become inoperative. You can lock the controls to prevent any
selections from being made. Or you can lock the controls after you have started a cycle or selected DELAY START so the cycle or
DELAY START is not interrupted.
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. The machine will count down and start automatically at the correct time. Pressing the
START/RESET button will cancel the DELAY START selection. NOTE: If you forget to latch the door, a reminder
signal will beep until you do so.
RESET To change a cycle after washing starts, touch the START/RESET pad to cancel the cycle. After water is pumped out and
the motor stops, you can reprogram and restart the dishwasher. This will take approximately 90 seconds.
Close and latch the door. Touch the START/RESET pad to begin the cycle. Water fill begins and
approximately 40 seconds later the wash action begins.
NOTE: The dishwasher remembers your last cycle so you don't have to reprogram each time.
When the dishwasher is loaded and the door latch is in the locked position, the control panel
lights will be ON and display the last settings you selected.
If you don't want to change any of the settings, simply touch the START/RESET pad to begin the
Also, if a power failure occurs, NORMAL and HEATED DRY will automatically be programmed.
Make any new selections and touch the START/RESET pad to begin the cycle.
This light is illuminated when a wash cycle is complete. The light will stay ON until the door is

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