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Check Operation; If Dishwasher Does Not Operate; Additional Tips - KitchenAid Superba Series Installation Instructions Manual

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WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Check that power supply
cord does not touch dishwasher motor or lower part of
dishwasher tub.
Reconnect Power
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Check Operation

Read the Dishwasher User Instructions that came with your
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dishwasher.
Check that all parts have been installed and no steps were
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skipped. Check that you have all tools used.
Start dishwasher and allow it to complete the shortest wash
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cycle. After the first 2 minutes, unlatch door, wait 5 seconds,
then open door. Check that there is water in the bottom of the
dishwasher tub. Check that dishwasher is working properly.
If the dishwasher is not working properly, disconnect power or
unplug dishwasher and see "If Dishwasher Does Not Operate"
section.

If Dishwasher Does Not Operate

First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost of
a service call.
Has the circuit breaker tripped or the house fuse blown?
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Is the door closed tightly and latched?
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Has the cycle been set correctly to start the dishwasher?
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Is the water turned on?
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If none of these possible solutions work, please see your Use and
Care Guide for service contact information.

Additional Tips

Expect longer wash times. Your new dishwasher will average
2-3 hours per load, but use nearly 40% less energy than older
models. Designed with a low wattage, low energy consumption
motor, your dishwasher washes longer to ensure exceptional
cleaning. Certain models are equipped with an optical water
sensor so the first cycle will run longer to calibrate to optical
sensor. Selecting certain options could increase cycle time past
3.5 hours.
Rinse Aid is necessary for good drying results:
This dishwasher is designed to be used with rinse aid for good
drying performance and controlling hard water deposit buildup.
Energy efficient dishwashers use less water and energy, so they
depend on the water sheeting action of rinse aid for good drying
performance.
Start/Resume light may flash:
When pressing Start/Resume, you must make sure the door is
closed within 3 seconds. If you do not close the door within
3 seconds, the Start/Resume light will flash until you press it
again. (You must also do this when adding a dish during the
middle of a cycle.)
NOTE: If a braided supply hose is used, replace inlet hose after
5 years to reduce the risk of hose failure. Record hose installation
or replacement dates on the hose for future reference.

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