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GE GLDA690 Owner's Manual

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Safety Instructions
. . . . . . . . . . 2, 3
Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9–10
Control Panel and Settings . . . . . . . 4–5
Loading the Racks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . . . . .6–7
Troubleshooting Tips

Consumer Support

Consumer Support . . . . . . . .Back Cover
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # __________________
Serial # __________________
You can find them on the tub wall
just inside the door.
. . . . . 11–12
Owner's Manual
07-07 JR


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  • Page 1: Consumer Support

    ..2, 3 Owner’s Manual Operating Instructions GLDA690 Care and Cleaning ....9–10 GLDA696 Control Panel and Settings ..4–5 Loading the Racks .
  • 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 I Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring I Do not attempt to repair or replace any part system;...
  • Page 3 ® I Do not allow children to play around dishwasher approved for use in all GE dishwashers. when opening or closing door due to the possibility I Do not mix any chlorine bleach-based automatic of small fingers being pinched in door.
  • Page 4: Control Settings

    About the dishwasher control panel. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Control Settings Wash Cycles POTS & PANS 7.4 gal., 85 min. This cycle is meant for heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils. This cycle may not remove burned-on foods.
  • Page 5 Start/Reset Close and latch the dishwasher door and select the cycle and desired enhancements. Touch the START/RESET pad to begin the cycle. The water fill begins immediately, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. When the dishwasher door is fully closed and latched, the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.
  • Page 6: Using The Dishwasher

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

    ® Heavy Wash cycle and add a little extra detergent. Automatic Dishwashing Detergents have been approved for use in all GE dishwashers. Keep DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT your detergent fresh and dry. Don’t put powder 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 Secure larger dishwasher-safe plastics over 2 tines when possible. Although the upper rack is for glasses, Make sure small plastic items are secure so cups and saucers, pots and pans can be they can’t fall onto the heater.
  • Page 9: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Stainless Steel Interior—Tub and Inner Door The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher tub and inner door provides the highest reliability available in a GE dishwasher. If the dishwasher tub or inner door should be scratched or dented during normal use, they will not rust or corrode.
  • Page 10 Caring for the dishwasher. Spray Arms and Filters The dishwasher will flush away all Cleaning the Filters normal food soils. However, objects (fruit For best performance and results, the pits, bones, etc.) may collect in openings filter assembly must be cleaned regularly. and should be removed occasionally to The filter efficiently removes food particles avoid clogging the drain system.
  • 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 You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishes and flatware Low inlet water temperature •...
  • Page 12: Before You Call For Service

    • Run dishwasher with citric acid to remove mineral deposits. Citric acid (Part number: WD35X151) can be ordered through GE Parts. See back cover for ordering information. Dishwasher won’t run Fuse is blown or circuit breaker •...
  • Page 13 Notes.
  • 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 Contact Us 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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