Vapor at Vent
Spilled rinse aid can cause foam and
lead to overflowing.
Wipe up any spills
with a damp cloth.
Tea and coffee can stain cups.
Remove the stains by hand washing in
a solution of 1/2 cup (120 ml) bleach
and one quart (1L) of warm water.
Iron deposits in water can cause a
yellow or brown film. A special filter
installed in the water supply line will
correct this problem. (See Removing
Spots and Film).
Aluminum utensils can leave gray/
black marks when they rub against
Certain high acid foods can cause
of stainless steel and
plastics if allowed to sit for a long
Use the Rinse Only cycle
or rinse by hand if not operating
dishwasher at once.
Mixing stainless steel and silver
utensils in silverware basket can cause
pitting of the stainless steel blades.
Avoid mixing stainless steel and silver.
Water left in the tub bottom after
the cycle is complete is not normal.
If water remains in the bottom of
the tub, the dishwasher may not be
draining properly. (See Dishwasher
Does not Drain Properly).
Cycle Takes a Long Time
The cycle may have been automatically
lengthened to reach key temperatures
due to some factor such as a cool water
supply or a large load of dishes.
Delay Start option may have been
Choose lower temperature
shorten the cycle.
Cycles that are soil-sensing adjust
to assure a good wash
- heavier soils will elicit a longer cycle
Using too much detergent
in soft or softened water causes
damage that looks like a film but
cannot be removed.
Adjust the amount of detergent
based on the water hardness. (Check
Lower the water temperature
by selecting one of the lower
Left in Cups
Detergent may be old.
use fresh detergent.
Be sure the dish load doesn't block
spray from entering the detergent
Check to see if cycle has been
Hake sure items do not prevent the
dispenser from opening.
Check that the door gasket is pressed
into its mounting channel, reaches to
the bottom of the tub and does not
extend beyond the end rib so as to
interfere with door closure.
Spilled rinse aide can cause foam and
lead to overflowing.
Wipe up any
spills with a damp cloth.
Check to see that the dishwasher is
level. (See Installation
Avoid oversudsing by using the
correct amount of detergent designed
Check to see that dishwasher is level.
You Will Hear
Normal sounds include water fill,
water spray, draining and motor
There is a noticeable change in
sound when the wash action switches
between the lower and middle spray
arm. This is normal since each spray
arm has its own sound.
It is normal for the dishwasher to
pause (no sound) when the wash
action is switching between the lower
and middle spray arms.