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GE GSD500 Use And Care Manual

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Safety instructions.........................3
Appliance Registration .................................2
China, Crystal, Sterling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Cycle Description ......................................4, 5
Cycle Selection Chart....................................5
Detergent Guide .............................................7
Dispenser Cups ....,.........................................7
Drying Options ................................................4
Energy-Saving Tips ........................................5
Features .......................................................4, 5
Loading ........................................................8, 9
Operating Instructions .............................4, 5
Rinse Agent .....................................................6
Water Temperature .......................................6
Care and Cleaning
Air Gap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Winter Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
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Problem Solver
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Preparation
Front Panel Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Consumer Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Important
Phone
Numbers
Model and Serial Numbers ..........................2
Repair Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Warranty ........................................Back Cover
19

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  Summary of Contents for GE GSD500

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Problem Solver ...... I 3- I 5 Safety instructions......3 More questions ?..,call GE Answer Center” 800.626.2000 Operating Instructions, Tips Appliance Registration .........2 Preparation China, Crystal, Sterling ....... 10 Front Panel Change .
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Keep it handy for answers to your questions. If you don’t understand something or need more help, call WATER HARDNESS-The hardness the GE Answer Center 800.626.2000, 24 hours a day, 7 of the water plays an important part in days a week.
  • Page 3: Save These Instructions

    Keep all washing detergents and wetting agents free, the GE Answer Center$800.626.2000. out of the reach of children, preferably in a locked —This appliance must be connected to a grounded cabinet, Observe dl warnings on container labels metal, permanent wiring system;...
  • Page 4: How To Operate Your Dishwasher

    HOW TO OPERATE YOUR DISHWASHER NOTE: If dishwasher drains into a food waste disposal, operate the disposal until it is empty before starting dishwasher. Step 1. Step 5. Load your dishwasher. (See Loading section.) HEATED DRY ON—Turns the drying heater on for fast drying.
  • Page 5: Cycle Selection Chart

    WASH HEATED HEATED RINsE& HOLD Cycle Selection Chart Water Use HEAVY WASH 10.4 NC) R M A 1 . WASH 3 . ( ) RINSE & H O I . D ENERGY-SAVING TIPS Operate dishwasher only when it’s full. Let the dishes accumulate in dishwasher.
  • Page 6: Rinse Agent

    Good Dishwashing Starts with HOT Water To get dishes clean and dry, you need hot water. For good washin the entering water must be at least 120°F. To prevent dish damage, inlet water should not exceed 150°F. How to Test Water Temperature with a candy or meat Helpful hints: lf outside temperatures are unusua]]y...
  • Page 7 How to Choose and Use the Right Detergent Use only powder or liquid detergent specifically cloudiness of glassware, called “etching.” An outside course, this takes some made for use in dishwashers. Other types will cause layer of glass is etched away! Of time.
  • Page 8: How To Load Your Dishwasher

    HOW TO LOAD YOUR DISHWASHER NOTE: Do not load large platters or trays in front right corner The upper rack is best for glasses, cups and saucers. Cups and glasses fit best along the sides. This is also the place for dishwasher-safe plastics. Make sure small plastic items are lodged in tightly so they can’t fall onto the heating unit.
  • Page 9 Keep center area clear in the lower rack. The lower rack is best used for plates, saucers, and The wash tower rises through the center of the lower cookware. Large items such as broiler pans and racks should go in the lower rack along the edge. Load rack during the wash and rinse portions of the cycle.
  • Page 10: Materials

    WHAT YOU CAN USUALLY WASH SAFELY IN YOUR DISHWASHER. Usually Material Exceptions (not safe) Safe Special Instructions Aluminum darkening or spotting possible. Some colored anodized Some Remove by aluminum can fade. scouring with soap-filled steel wool pads. Antique, metal-trimmed, If in doubt, check with the manufacturer. Or test wash Stoneware hand-painted or over-the-glaze one piece daily for at least a month.
  • Page 11: User Maintenance Instructions

    USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS Appliance Polish Wax & Cleaner (Cat. No. Clean the control panel with a lightly dampened Parts Centers. sharp objects on the panel. They can damage it. The inside usually takes care of itself. If it should ever need cleaning, use a mild cleansing powder. wax.
  • Page 12: How To Change Color Panels

    Order a Trim Kit or a Color Panel from: The kit is available for $5.00 (shipping and handling). GE Appliances Make check payable to the General Electric Co. c/o Dri-View Manufacturing 4706 Allmond Ave. Louisville. KY 40209...
  • Page 13: Water Temperature

    PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE A fuse in your home may be blown, or the circuit breaker tripped. Replace fuse or DISHWASHER reset circuit breaker. Remove any other appliances from the circuit. WON’T RUN Utensils may not be secure on rack pins, or something small may have dropped from UNUSUAL NOISE the rack.
  • Page 14 (60 ml) of citric yours acid crystals instead of vinegar. (Most drugstores carry citric acid crystals. If doesn’t, call GE Factory Service). Using a vinegar or citric acid crystal rinse more than twice a month? Consider a home water softener.
  • Page 15 The motor stops. Water vapor comes through the vent by the door latch during drying and when VAPOR AT water is being pumped out. THE VENT If you need more help. ..call, toll free: GE Answer Center@ 800.626.2000 consumer information service...
  • Page 16: Consumer Services

    We’re proud of our service and want you to be Manager, Consumer Relations pleased. If for some reason you are not happy with the GE Appliances Appliance Park service you receive, here are three steps to follow for Louisville, KY 40225 further help.
  • Page 18 NOTES...
  • Page 19: Repair Service

    A (;E uled at a time that’s cc~nvenient for you. Many GE Consumer Service company- operated locations offer you service today or tomorrow, or at your convenience trained technicians know your appliance inside and out—so most repairs can be handled in just one visit.
  • Page 20: Warranty

    To know what your legal rights are in your state, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. Warrantor: General Electric Company If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 This book is printed on recycled paper.

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