Preparing and Loading Dishes
Loading the Top Rack
The top rack is designed for cups, glasses, small
plates, saucers and bowls.
Load glasses in top rack. Damage may occur if
placed in bottom rack.
Load plastic items in top rack only. Melting may
occur if placed in bottom rack.
Load items with open ends facing down for better
cleaning and draining.
Damage may occur if delicate items touch each
other during dishwasher operation.
Long-handled knives and utensils can be placed in
Loading the Bottom Rack
Place plates and platters so that they do not
Place bowls, casseroles and sauce pans with the
soiled surface facing down or toward the center.
Tilt slightly for better drainage.
Be sure pan handles do not protrude through the
bottom of the rack and block the spray arm
Do not block
Loading the Silverware Basket
Mix spoons, forks and knives to prevent nesting.
Mixing items gives better cleaning and drying.
For safety, load sharp knives and forks with
Be sure nothing protrudes through bottom of
basket or rack to block the spray arm.
Do not mix silver and stainless to avoid damaging
the silver finish.
Note: Silverware basket may vary by model.