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Using The Dishwasher - GE PDW7000 Series Owner's Manual

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Using the dishwasher.

This dishwasher may have a SmartDispense
which automatically dispenses liquid automatic
dishwasher detergent into each cycle based on soil
level and water hardness.
To utilize the SmartDispense
it must first be filled. Although any liquid or gel
automatic dishwashing detergent can be used in
the SmartDispense
automatic dishwashing detergents are not the same.
Most automatic dishwashing detergents are chlorine
bleach-based (such as Cascade
while others contain enzymes (such as Cascade
Do not mix any chlorine bleach-based automatic
dishwashing detergent with any dishwashing
detergent containing enzymes as this could cause
the detergents to congeal and lead to blockage of
the SmartDispense
label to determine if the detergent is chlorine
bleach-based or one that contains enzymes. It is
recommended that the same type of detergent be
used when refilling your SmartDispense
powder detergent, tablets or any liquid soap or
detergent normally used for washing hands or
dishes in a sink. Only use liquid or gel detergent
specifically designed for use in an automatic
Filling Dispenser
To open the dispenser for filling, push down and
turn the blue cap counterclockwise until the cap
is loose. Lift cap off.
Detergent Dispenser
Detergent Dispenser,
system, all liquid or gel
or Electrasol
system. Check the detergent
Absolutely do not add
(on some models)
Set the door at a comfortable angle to fill the
Aim the detergent bottle at the opening in the door
and begin to fill.
The dispenser will hold 40 oz of liquid dishwasher
detergent (standard size bottle).
Turn clockwise.
When full, replace the cap and turn clockwise until
tight. If residue is left on the door, it will be washed
off in the next cycle.
An indicator light will turn on to notify you when the
dispenser needs to be filled again. After filling, the light
will not turn off until the door is closed. A full dispenser
will last approximately 1 month for the average user.
Light will turn on when
it is time to refill.



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