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GE GDT580 Series Owner's Manual

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Safety Instructions

Operating Instructions

Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 23
Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-7
Loading the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . . . 10-21
Using the Dishwasher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-9
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # _________________
Serial # __________________
You can find them on the tub wall,
just inside the door.
Printed in the United States
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FRONT CONTROL MODELS
Owner's Manual
CDT 725-765 Series
GDF 570 Series
GDT 580-740 Series
PDT 750-760 Series
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Manuel d'utilisation
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TOP CONTROL MODELS
49-55085-2 09-13
Dishwashers
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    GEAppliances.com Owner’s Manual Safety Instructions ... . . 2-3 Dishwashers Operating Instructions CDT 725-765 Series DDT 575 Series Care and Cleaning ....22, 23 GDF 570 Series Getting Started .
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION 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 for two or more weeks.
  • Page 3 5-10 seconds Rinse Aid rinse agents are recommended for use in after turning the switch on before touching all GE dishwashers. Start to allow the control to initialize. READ AND FOLLOW THIS SAFETY INFORMATION CAREFULLY. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting started! Features and appearance will vary throughout this manual GDF570 DDT575, GDT580 GDT720 GDT740, PDT750, PDT760 CDT725 CDT765 Load Dishwasher For best dishwashing results, follow the loading guidelines found in the Loading the dishwasher section. No pre-rinsing of normal food soil is required.
  • Page 5 GEAppliances.com Select Cycle Press the Select Cycle button for the desired wash cycle. On some models, the light next to the Select Cycle button will be lit to indicate which wash cycle has been selected. On other models, pressing the Select Cycle button will show various cycles in the display window.
  • Page 6: Select Options

    Getting started! Select Options The light by the selected button will be lit to indicate which Option has been selected. Normal Temp This option is for normally soiled dishes, optimizes wash performance while conserving energy. (on some models) Wash Temp This option increases the temperature to help clean heavily soiled dishes and may increase the overall cycle time.
  • Page 7 GEAppliances.com Start Dishwasher Start Open door to select the desired options. Press the Start button and close the door within 10 seconds to start the cycle or begin the Delay Hours countdown. The wash cycle will begin shortly after closing the door. The display will turn off if the door remains open for two minutes.
  • Page 8: Using The Dishwasher

    You can then either delay starting your dishwasher until An Energy Smart dishwasher model (CDT725-765, the rate goes down; or you can override the feature and run DDT575, GDF570, GDT580-740, PDT750-760). your dishwasher at your convenience. An Appliance Communication Module (ACM). Please visit, gebrillion.com to order the communication device that...
  • Page 9: Detergent Dispenser

    DO NOT USE HAND DISH DETERGENT Filling the Detergent Dispenser GE recommends using detergent in tablet or packet form. Independent testing has shown this form of detergent is very effective in the dishwasher. Cascade Platinum ®...
  • Page 10: Loading The Dishwasher

    Loading the dishwasher. 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 primarily for glasses, cups, and IMPORTANT: Ensure that items do not protrude saucers.
  • Page 11 GEAppliances.com The upper rack allows 2” of adjustment up or down CAUTION: to accommodate large items. The upper rack may A loaded upper be lowered by pushing the long flaps on each side of rack may be heavier than anticipated. To the rack.
  • Page 12 For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model. 8 Place Settings - Upper Rack Models - GDT580, GDT720, GDT740, PDT750 and CDT725 Models - GDF570 and DDT575 10 Place Settings - Upper Rack...
  • Page 13 GEAppliances.com 8 Place Settings - Upper Rack Models - PDT760 and CDT765 10 Place Settings - Upper Rack Models - PDT760 and CDT765 12 Place Settings - Upper Rack Models - PDT760 and CDT765...
  • Page 14 Loading the dishwasher (cont.). For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model. Lower Rack The lower rack is best used for plates, saucers NOTE: Do not load large items in the lower and cookware items.
  • Page 15 GEAppliances.com The reversible tine blocks (on some models) are WARNING! The clips can be a choke designed to allow greater flexibility in loading dishes. The direction of the tine blocks can be changed to hazard for small children. Keep out of reach of match your preferred loading direction as shown in children.
  • Page 16 Loading the dishwasher (cont.). 8 Place Settings - Lower Rack Models - GDT580, GDT720, GDT740, PDT750 and CDT725 Models - GDF570 and DDT575 10 Place Settings - Lower Rack Models - GDT580, GDT720, GDT740, PDT750 and CDT725 Models - GDF570 and DDT575...
  • Page 17 GEAppliances.com 8 Place Settings - Lower Rack Models - PDT760 and CDT765 10 Place Settings - Lower Rack Models - PDT760 and CDT765 12 Place Settings - Lower Rack Models - PDT760 and CDT765...
  • Page 18 The trays are only meant to be used with a To remove a tray, fully extended the 3rd rack, GE 3rd rack dishwasher to hold silverware, grasp both the front and back handles on one cooking utensils, and other small items.
  • Page 19 GEAppliances.com The 3rd rack is also removable to allow extra large items to be placed in the upper rack: To remove the 3rd rack: Push the rack all the way to one side so that Remove the silverware and utensil trays. a gap between it and the side rail forms on (See the IMPORTANT NOTES in this section.) the other side.
  • Page 20 Loading the dishwasher (cont.). For best dishwashing results, follow these loading guidelines. Features and appearance of racks and silverware baskets may vary from your model. Silverware Basket Wire Loops Silverware Basket On other models, the silverware basket may be Place flatware in the removable silverware baskets. positioned by placing the hooks on the back of the Sharp objects, such as forks and knives, may be placed basket over the top wire on the sides of the lower rack.
  • Page 21 Loading in this manner prevents nesting and makes sure all items are washed uniformly. 8 Place Settings - Silverware Basket Models - GDT580, GDT720, GDT740, PDT750 and CDT725 Models - GDF570 and DDT575 NOTE: For models PDT760 and CDT765, refer to the 3rd Rack in this Loading The Dishwasher section.
  • Page 22: Care And Cleaning

    GEApplianceparts.com. In Canada, call 1-800-661-1616. You can purchase Lemi Shine at your local grocery store or by calling GE at the numbers above and ask for WX10X10019. Stainless Steel Inner Door and Tub The stainless steel used to make the dishwasher tub and inner door provides the highest reliability available in a GE dishwasher.
  • Page 23: Cleaning The Filters

    GEAppliances.com Cleaning the Filters Inspect and clean the filters periodically. This should be done every other month or so depending on usage. If there is a decrease in wash performance or dishes feel gritty, this is also an indication the filters need to be cleaned. Ultra-Fine Filter Twist counterclockwise each of the two retaining To clean the Ultra-Fine Filter, remove the bottom...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit GEAppliances.com. In Canada visit www.GEAppliances.ca. You may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Start status The door was opened or the •...
  • Page 25 • 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. Alternatively, purchase Lemi Shine and follow the directions on the label.
  • Page 26 Before you call for service… Problem Possible Causes What To Do Control panel lights Time too long between • Each button must be touched within 30 seconds of the others. go off when you’re touching of selected buttons To relight, touch any button again or open the door and setting controls unlock (top control).
  • Page 27: Warranty

    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.
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