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GE GSD580 Use And Care Manual

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Appliance Registration
Dispenser (;ups
Front Panel [lolor (;hange
Model and Serial Numbers
Operating Instructions
Cycle Selection
Drying options
Problem Solver
Rinse Agent
Built-in Model GSD580
GE Appliances
Safety Instructions
User Maintenance Instructions 14
Water Temperature
Winter Storage
GE Answer Centerw



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  • Page 1 User Maintenance Instructions 14 Warranty Water Temperature Winter Storage Detergent, Detergent Guide Dispenser (;ups Front Panel [lolor (;hange Loading Model and Serial Numbers Operating Instructions Cycle Selection Drying options GE Answer Centerw Problem Solver 11-13 Rinse Agent 800.626.2000 Built-in Model GSD580 GE Appliances...
  • Page 2: Help Us Help You

    Explain To obtain a Spanish language why you are not pleased. In most version of this book, call cases, this will solve the problem. GE Answer Center”) your phone number): 800.626.2000 NEXT, if you are still not pleased, Consumer Affairs consumer information service.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Load light plastic items so they To minimize the possibility of WARNING—When using this will not become dislodged and electric shock, disconnect this appliance, always exercise basic drop to the bottom of the appliance from the power supply safety precautions, including the before attempting any...
  • Page 4: How To Operate Your Dishwasher

    How to operate your dishwasher HEATED ENERGY SAVER HOLO STEP 1. Load your dishwasher STEP 4. Select the cycle and start For LIGHT WASH cycle: with dishes, silverware, pots, dishwasher. (See Cycle Selection a. Be sure door is unlatched. pans, bowls, etc. according to Hints on next page.) b.
  • Page 5: What Happens In Each Cycle

    Cycle selection hints It is important to follow the loading instructions on pages 8 and 9. as pots, pans and casseroles with dried-on or baked-on soils. Everyday dishes may be included. NORMAL WASH—For loads of everyday dishes, glasses and cookware. LIGHT WASH—For dishes that are lightly soiled with soils that have not dried on.
  • Page 6 How to choose and use the water is hot. Then start the Good dishwashing starts dishwasher. If you’ve recentty done right detergent. with HOT water. laundry or run hot water for showers, give your water heater To get dishes clean and dry, you First, use only powder or liquid time to recover before operating the detergent specifically made for...
  • Page 7 You’ll find two detergent How to prepare the dishes dispensers on the inside door of for washing your dishwasher. There are two If this is your first dishwasher, or if 3. Try to remove food scraps and because some cycles use two you’re replacing a much older place dishes in dishwasher before washes.
  • Page 8: How To Load Your Dishwasher

    How to load your dishwasher How to load the TOP MCK The top rack is best for glasses, cups and saucers. Cups and glasses fit best along the sides. This is the place for dishwasher-safe plastics, too. Make sure small plastic items are lodged in tightly so they can’t fall onto the water can reach the soiled surfaces, The wash arm in the bottom sprays water up.
  • Page 9: How To Load The Bottom Rack

    Load platters, pots, pans and bowls along the sides, in corners or in the back. All large items, such as pitchers be placed—face down—in the top rack. The top rack is handy for all kinds of odd shapes. salad bowls and mixing bowl;, should be washed in th( lower rack.
  • Page 10 What you can usually wash safely in your dishwasher. And what you can’t. Usually Material Safe Exceptions (not safe) Special Instructions Aluminum Some colored anodized aluminum can darkening or spouing possible. Remove by Some scouring with soap-filled steel wool pfids. Antique, metal-trimmed, hand-painted or over-the-glaze patterns fade.
  • Page 11 ——— . : - : .–—.——..— —. . . — -—. . . ———. . PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND REMEDY DISHWASHER A fuse in your home may be blown, or the circuit breaker tripped. Replace fuse or WON’T RUN reset circuit breaker.
  • Page 12 If vinegar rinse doesn’t work: Repeat as above, except use 1/4 cup (60 ml) of citric acid crystals instead of vinegar. (Most drugstores carry citric acid crystals. If yours doesn’t, call GE Factory Service.) Using a vinegar or citric acid crystal rinse more than twice a month? Consider a home water softener.
  • Page 13 PROBLEM Rough handling can cause chipping. Load with care. Make sure glassware and china CHIPPING OF are secure and can’t jar loose. (See page 8 for correct way to load glassware.) Make CHINA sure tall glasses and stemware will clear the top of the tub when you push the rack into the dishwasher.
  • Page 14: Care And Cleaning

    Disconnect the water inlet I i ne Appliance Polish Wax & Cleaner (Cat. have an air check it at available from GE Appliance catch the water. ) Parts Mart. PART OF YOUR DISHWASHER. Reconnect the water intet tine to The inside usually takes care of the water v~dve.
  • Page 15 With the purchase of your new GE appliance, receive the assurance that if you ever need information or assistance from GE, we’ll be there. Al you have to do is cdl—toll-free! Whatever your question about any GE major appliance, GE Answer Cente@ information service is available to help.
  • Page 16 To know what your legal rights are in your state, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. Warrantor: General Electric Company If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 Pub No. 49-5487 1-91...