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Kenmore 587.14202 Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de uso y cuidado
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.


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    Dishwasher Use & Care Guide Lavavajillas Manual de uso y cuidado Model/Modelo 587.14202, 154443901 Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. ® 587.14209

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    Master Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ®appliance is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That's when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.

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    Warranty FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY ON KENMORE DISHWASHERS For one year from the date of purchase, when this dishwasher is installed and operated according to instructions provided in the Installation Instructions and Use & Care Guide, Sears will repair this dishwasher, free of charge, if defective in material or workmanship.

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    All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructionsare not followed. IMPORTANT WARNING: When using the dishwasher, follow basic precautions, including the following: • Read all instructions before using the dishwasher. •...

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    Do not modify the plug provided with the dishwasher. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. For a permanently connected dishwasher:...

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    Dishwasher Features Tub Gasket page 15 Middle Spray Arm pages 10,16 Lower Spray Arm pages 11,16 Overfill Protector\ page 15 Prewash Detergent Cup \ page 13 Detergent Dispenser page 13 Rinse Aid pages 6,8,17 Control Panel Vent _ Nozzle and Upper Spray...

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    Wash System Your Kenmore dishwasher filters 100% of the water for optimum cleaning. The wash system uses alternating arms to save water and energy and includes a heavy-duty stainless steel food disposer that grinds up large food particles. system How the wash...

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    If using WASH DELAY, go to step number 8. OP_SN_ Run hot water faucet nearest dishwasher until water is hot. Turn water off. To start, close door to latch. Wash Delay Allows you to delay starting the POTS PANS cycle.

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    Heated Wash Option When HEATED WASH ON option is selected, the dishwasher heats the water in the main wash to approximately 140°F (60°C) Wash action will continue but timer will not advance until proper temperature is reached The hotter water provided by this option helps...

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    Unless the dishwasher is to be operated at once, it is best to rinse off these food soils.

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    Preparing and Loading Some models have a fold-down cup shelf or a cup shelf/stemware holder. They can be used to load two levels of cups, juice glasses, and other short items. Stagger items on upper level so that water can reach all inside surfaces.

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    Unlatch door and wait a few seconds until wash action stops before opening. • Add the item and wait a few seconds to allow cold air to slowly expand inside dishwasher. • Close door firmly to latch and resume cycle. (continued)

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    Try adding more detergent at the beginning of the main wash portion of the cycle. As a rule, use 1 teaspoon for each grain above 12. Unlatch the door, open slowly and add detergent to the bottom of the tub. Close the door to latch and the dishwasher will continue through the cycle. & Detergents...

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    Dispenser Cap Factors Performance Water Pressure The hot water line to dishwasher must provide water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. Low water pressure may occur when laundry or showers are in operation. Wait until water use is reduced before starting dishwasher.

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    Care of Drain Air Gap If a drain air gap was installed for your built-in dishwasher, check to make sure it is clean so the Hazard dishwasher will drain properly. A drain air gap is usually mounted on countertop and can be inspected by removing the cover.

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    Use the RINSE HOLD cycle or rinse by hand It should be if not operating dishwasher at once. • Mixing stainless steel and silver utensils in nesting items.

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    This is normal since each spray arm has its own sound. • It is normal for dishwasher to pause (no sound) when the wash action is switching between the lower and middle spray arms. Water in Bottom of Tub •...

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    Note: If these conditions persist, a home water softener should be considered. To customize your dishwasher • You will need a trim kit. • See Step 10 of Installation Instructions that came with your dishwasher for more information. Dishwashing to match your cabinets: Problems...

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  • Wayne Jan 27, 2014 12:30:
    Dishwasher just stopped. WTH!?