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 ge.com. ■ Connect to a grounded metal, permanent wiring ■...
® rinse agents have been ■ Do not allow children to play around dishwasher approved for use in all GE dishwashers. when opening or closing door due to the possibility ■ Do not mix any chlorine bleach-based automatic of small fingers being pinched in door.
Selections PDW8000 Series: Press the pad for the desired wash cycle. CDW9000 Series and PDW9000 Series: Use the Arrow Pads to scroll through the wash cycles. NOTE: All cycle times and water usage information contained in the following section are approximate values.
The longer time for this cycle includes a built-in drying portion that is specifically designed to reduce the risk of melting plastic items and improve plastic drying. For removing red tomato-based stains, GE recommends the use of Cascade ® Plastic Booster SINGLE RACK WASH Heavy 8.2 gal., 70 min.
PDW8000 Series: The machine will count down and start automatically at the correct time. CDW9000 Series and PDW9000 Series: After closing the door, the machine will count down and automatically start at the correct time. NOTE: To cancel the DELAY START selection before the cycle begins, repeatedly press the DELAY START pad until the display is blank.
® powder, liquid or gel automatic ® Stainless Steel Appliance Cleaner dishwasher detergents are approved. to clean the exterior stainless steel panel of GE and Profile dishwashers (for stainless steel exterior ■ For your SmartDispense Detergent Dispenser, use models only).
Using the dishwasher. Check the Water Temperature The entering water should be at least 120°F and not more than 150°F for effective cleaning and to prevent dish damage. Check the water temperature with a candy or meat thermometer. Turn on the hot water faucet nearest the dishwasher, place the thermometer in a glass and let the water run continuously into the glass until the temperature stops rising.
Manual Detergent Dispenser Your dishwasher comes equipped with an automatic liquid For heavily soiled loads, use a bit more detergent. For water dishwasher detergent dispenser (SmartDispense ) and a temperatures above 140°F, use a bit less detergent. manual dispenser. You can use either of these dispensers...
Using the dishwasher. SmartDispense Detergent Dispenser (some models) This dishwasher may have SmartDispense Aim the detergent bottle at the opening in the door feature which automatically dispenses liquid and begin to fill. automatic dishwasher detergent into each cycle based on soil level and water hardness. To utilize the SmartDispense Detergent Dispenser, it must first be filled.
SmartDispense Detergent Dispenser Water Hardness Calibration Prior to the first use, the dishwasher needs to Press the “Up” Arrow Pad to raise the value be calibrated for water hardness. Please follow or the “Down” Arrow Pad to lower the value.
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 Although the upper rack is primarily for The upper rack is good for all kinds of glasses, cups and saucers, pots and pans can odd-shaped utensils.
Push the rails all the way back into the dishwasher, but is available for purchase from dishwasher. GE. Call GE at 1.800.626.2002 or go to the GE Shower Nozzle Service Slide the shower nozzle attachment over website ge.com and request Nozzle Spray Part Number WD12X10134 the spout.
Loading the dishwasher racks. Extra Rack Features (on some models) Cutlery Tray The cutlery tray holds up to 4 large knifes such as a carver, chef’s knives, bread knife, etc., that are too tall to fit in the silverware basket. Hook the tray onto the rear of the upper rack.
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.
Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visit ge.com. You may not need to call for service. Error Messages Possible Causes What To Do START/RESET status You have pressed the •...
Cascade Crystal Clear to help hard water minerals prevent hard water mineral deposits from forming. • 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.
Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Problem Possible Causes What To Do Dishwasher won’t run Fuse is blown or circuit breaker • Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker. Remove any other appliances from is tripped the circuit. Power is turned off •...
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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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