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Kenmore 15821 Use & Care Manual

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S_ars, Roebuck _nd Co. Hotfman Estates. IL 50179 U S_,


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    Ken ore MODELS 15821, 15825, 15828 3373964 Rev. A S_ars, Roebuck _nd Co. Hotfman Estates. IL 50179 U S_,...

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    Water temperature tips ... Thank you for selecting this KENMORE dishwasher.. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide° Please take a few minutes to read this book. It contains...

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    Read all instructions before using the dishwasher o Use the dishwasher only for its intended function o Use only detergents or rinse agents recom- mended for use in a dishwasher and keep them out of the reach of children.

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    All you need to do is remove bones, large chunks, or burned-on food.. Any remaining food wi!l be ground up and disposed of by the ULTRA WASH System. You can put any dishwasher-safe dishwasher and expect sparkling clean results.

  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    Parts and Feat Use this section to become familiar with the location and appearance information on specific parts or features quickly, page references are included Fold-down tines (p, 14) Third level wash (pp, 13-14) Top rack (pp_ 13_15) Utensil basket Lower spray arm Water inlet...

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    Do not modify the plug provided with the dishwasher; if it will not fit the outlet, have a and a grounding proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician_ o For a permanently connected dishwasher:...

  • Page 7: Cycles

    Signal lights delay time display NOTE: PF will show on the display the first time your dishwasher is connected to electricity or when electricity returns after prolonged failure. To clear the display, press the Cancel/Drain pad, t, The ULTRA WASH TMSoi! Removal System is...

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    CYCLE TIME* WASH RINSE (MINUTES) uu,u (marked _). Saves energy by using less hot water than Normal Wash cycle j" 4" ,/it of water entering the dishwasher Fill 0 cups Detergent Fill 1 Detergent Fill 1 Detergent Fill 2 cups...

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    The Sani Complete light will flash at the end of the cycle if the dishwasher door is opened, power fails, or water heating is not completed during the final rinse, You may need to turn your water heater temperature up so water is at least 120°F (49°C) as it enters the dishwasher,...

  • Page 10: Delay Wash Pad

    This display also indicates there was a power failure. Press Cancel/Drain to drain the dishwasher. If there is no water in the dishwasher, press Cancel/Drain a second time, Reselect a cycle to restart the dishwasher. Sani Complete...

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    Your Part ° Cleaning Operating your dishwasher properly enables you to obtain the best possible results, This section explains proper dishwasher operation,, o Use automatic dishwashing detergent Other detergents are too mild and much too sudsy. o Add detergent just before starting cycle.

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    NOTE; You do not have to wait until the dispenser is empty before refilling, but do not overfill it. Your dishwasher is designed to use a liquid rinse agent. You do not need to use a solid or bar-type rinse agent Hot water dissolves and activates the dishwashing detergent.

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    L@ad ng Your D sh asher This section tells you how to load your dishwasher properly for the best washing and rinsing results. o To save water and energy, do not rinse dishes before putting them into the dishwasher. o Remove large pieces of food, bones, and other hard items.

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    Load plastic items in the top rack only Only plastic items marked "dishwasher safe" are recommended. o Load plastic items so the force of the spray does not move them during the cycle To avoid chipping, do not let stemware touch other items.

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    1. Position top rack with the rear guide wheels next to guide rails° 2. Slide guide wheels of rack into the guide rails. Push top rack into dishwasher, 30 Slide end caps into the holes in guide rails. You will hear the end cap "snap" into place,...

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    o Load items so they do not block or cover the spray tower o Make sure pot handles and other items do not stop rotation of the iower spray arm_ The spray arm must move freely. o When the bottom rack is removed, replace with bumpers in front.

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    o Load the silverware basket while it is in the bottom rack or take the basket out for loading on a counter or table. NOTE: You can remove the basket for easy unloading° Always unload or remove the basket before unloading the racks to avoid spilling water droplets on the silverware°...

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    High water temperature and detergents may affect finish of anodized aluminum.. Wash bottles and cans by hand. Labels attached with glue can loosen in your dishwasher. Loose labels and glue can clog spray arms or the pump and will reduce washing performance.

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    @ar ng Your new dishwasher is designed to give you many years of dependable service. There are a few things you can do to maintain your dishwasher properly, This section tells you how to clean and care for your dishwasher.

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    (overnight) Use a rinse agent to improve drying., ° Use the Water Heat option only when needed. When this option is off, the dishwasher will not pause to heat water to 135°F (57°C) during the main wash., ii i II'l'M'llllm'lllllllll.I NOTE;...

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    i,,,,,,, = Upper panel t. Insert a finger under one end of the retainer, Pull the retainer towards you in a peeling action. Set retainer aside 2, Lift color panels at outer edges. Use one hand to • bow bottom of panel Do not remove spacer, Remove color panel(s)_ 5, Push in on color panel(s) near the top and slide...

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    Access panel . Push up with thumbs on each end of access panel top trim to unsnap trim, Remove trim and set aside,, 2. Carefully slide access oanel upward and remove. Do not remove spacer. 3. With desired color facing out, slide access panel into access panel frame.

  • Page 23: Water Temperature Tips

    Remove labels before washing bottles and cans or wash by hand° See page 18. Home water pressure should be 20 to 120 pounds per square inch (psi) for proper dishwasher fill. A booster pump on the water supply may be neces- sary if pressure is too low.

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    SOLUTION Home water pressure should be 20 to 120 psi for proper dishwasher fill. A booster pump on the water supply may be necessary if pressure is too low NOTE:To remove spots and film from dishes, try a vinegar rinse 1.

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    Stains may gradually fade over time. Regutar use of foods heated drying may cause stains to fade siowen Stains will not affect dishwasher performance. Regular use of Quick Rinse cycle or Air Dry option wil! reduce the likelihood of staining..

  • Page 26: Sears Repair Services

    If the motor does not start, calt for service,. Is the water supply turned on? The dishwasher will run longer while heating water. This is normal. The time show- Dishwasher ing on the electronic display will pause while water is heating- See pages 9 and !0.

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    Forthe repair or replacement parts you need Call 7 am - 7 pm, 7 days a week (1-800-366-7278) For in-home major brand repair service Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (1-800-473-7247) Forthe location of a Sears Repair Service Center in your area Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week For informationon purchasinga Sears...

  • Page 28: Warranty

    IN THE TUB AND For the life of the dishwasher if a leak should occur as a result of failure of the polypropylene inner door panei or tub due to cracking, chipping, or peeling, Sears will replace, free of charge, the tub or inner door panel.

This manual also for:

15825, 15828

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