GE GLDT690 Series Owner's Manual

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Safety Instructions
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Operating Instructions

Control Panels and Settings . . . . 6,7
Loading the
Dishwasher Racks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . . .8, 9
Care Instructions
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . .11, 12
Troubleshooting Tips
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # ____________________
Serial # ____________________
You can find them on a label on the
tub wall just inside the door.
. . . 13–15
Owner's Manual
GLDT690 Series
GLDT696 Series
07/28/10 GE



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Safety Instructions ..2-5 Owner’s Manual Operating Instructions GLDT690 Series Control Panels and Settings ..6,7 GLDT696 Series Loading the Dishwasher Racks ....10 Using the Dishwasher .
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRuCTIONS bEFORE uSING — SAVE THESE INSTRuCTIONS WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, and to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death. WARNING! WaTEr HEaTEr SaFETY Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater that has not been used...
  • Page 3 INFORMACIN IMPORTANTE DE SEGuRIDAD LEA TODAS LAS INSTRuCCIONES ANTES DE uSAR— GuARDE ESTAS INSTRuCCIONES ¡ADVERTENCIA! Para su seguridad, debe cumplirse con la información de este manual a fin de minimizar el riesgo de incendio o explosión, descarga eléctrica o para prevenir daños a la propiedad, lesiones personales o la muerte.
  • Page 4: Save These Instructions

    Detergents, and and Cascade Crystal Clear rinse ® when opening or closing door due to the possibility agents) have been approved for use in all GE of small fingers being pinched in door. dishwashers. Do not discard a dishwasher without first...
  • Page 5 No permita que los niños jueguen alrededor del sido aprobados para el uso en todos los lavaplatos lavaplatos cuando abra o cierre la puerta debido a GE.. la posibilidad de pellizcar sus dedos con la puerta. Ubique los elementos filosos de modo que no No deseche el lavaplatos sin antes quitar la puerta dañen el sellado de la puerta.
  • Page 6: 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 SELECT button to choose wash cycle.
  • Page 7: Status Indicators Delay Start 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 the DELAY button to choose the number of hours you want to delay the start of the wash cycle.
  • Page 8: 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 9: Proper Use Of Detergent Proper Use of Detergent Use only detergent specifically made for use Open in dishwashers. Cascade Automatic ® Dishwashing Detergent has been approved. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don’t put detergent into the dispenser until you’re ready to wash dishes. The amount of detergent to use depends on will flip back.
  • Page 10: 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 11: Cleaning The Exterior

    GE cleaning the Spray arms and the Filters The dishwasher will flush away all normal food soils. However, objects (fruit pits, bones, etc.) may collect in openings and should be removed occasionally to avoid clogging the drain system.
  • Page 12: Caring For The Dishwasher

    Caring for the dishwasher. cleaning the Spray arms and the Filters (continued) Cleaning the Filters main filter and cup under running water. To remove the filter assembly, follow the 3 steps shown below. To clean the main For best performance and results, the filter assembly must be filter and fine filter, use a cleaning brush.
  • Page 13: Before You Call For Service

    Cascade Dishwashing Detergent has been ® approved for use in all GE dishwashers. • To remove suds from the tub, open the dishwasher and let suds evaporate. Add 1 gallon of cold water to the tub. Close and latch the dishwasher. Repeat if necessary.
  • Page 14 Cascade ® Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has 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).
  • Page 15 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 16 Notes.
  • Page 17 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 18: Consumer Support

    Us In the U.S. : 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 GE Appliances, Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 In Canada:, or write to:...

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