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Using the dishwasher
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Check
the Water Temperature
The entering water must be at least 120°Fand
not more than 150°F,for effectivecleaning and to
prevent dish damage. Check the water temperature
with a candy or meat thermometeE Turn on the
hot water faucet nearest the dishwasher,place
the thermometer in a glassand let the water
run continuouslu into the glass until the temperature
stops rising.
Adjust the maximum/minimum
temperature of the
water heater if necessaruto deliver water at the
proper temperature.
Use
Jet-Dry®
RinseAgent
Jet-Dry
®or Cascade Crystal
Clear
e rinse agents remove spots and prevent new film buildup on dishes,
glasses,flatware, cookware and plastic.
Filling
the
Dispenser
Fill
the rinse agent dispenser until it reachesthe bottom of
lipinside the opening. Replacecap.
To check if rinse agent is needed,remove the cap and look
into the dispenseE
A
full
dispenser
should
lost about one month.
tf the rinse agent spills,wipe up the excess.
Proper Useof Detergent
Useonlu detergent specificallu made for use in
dishwashers.Cascade®and
Electrasol
®Automatic
Dishwashing Detergents havebeen approved for use
in all GEdishwashers.Keep uour detergent fresh and
dry. Don't put powder detergent into the dispenser
until Uou'rereadu to wash dishes.
The amount of detergent to use depends on whether
your water is
hard
or soft.With hard water, you need
extra detergent. With soft water, you need less
detergent.
Protectuour dishesand dishwasher by contacting
uour water department and asking how hard uour
water is.Twelve or more grains is extremely hard
wateEA water softener is recommended. Without it,
lime can build up inthe water valve, which could
stick while open and cause flooding.Too much
detergent with soft water can cause a permanent
cloudinessof glassware, called
etching.
Usethe information in the table below as a guideline
to determine the amount of automatic dishwasher
detergent to place in the dispenser
Number
of Grains
Detergent Cups
to
Fill
Lessthan 4
Fill to 1/3 of main cup
4 to 8
Fill to 2/B of main cup
8 to 12
Fill main cup
Greater than 12
Fillmain cup and open cup
You'llfind two detergent dispenserson the inside door
of your dishwasher.Allwash cycles requiredetergent
in the main cup.When using automatic dishwashing
detergent tabs, simply place one tab in the main cup
and close.
Besure the Dial is
OFF
before adding detergent.
Otherwise,the detergent cup will not closeand latch
properlu.Add detergent then closethe main cup.
Open_@
Mai_
NOTE:
To open detergent cup after it has been
closed,simplu turn the detergent cup handle
counterclockwise until it releases.A snapping
sound may be heard.
DO NOTUSE HAND DISH DETERGENT
NOTE:Usinga detergent that is not
specifically
designedfor dishwashers will
cause
the dishwasher
to fill with
suds.
During operation,these
suds
will
spill
out of the dishwasher vents,
covering
the kitchen floor
and making the floor wet.
Becauseso manu detergent containers look alike,
store the dishwasher detergent in a separate space
from all other cleaners.Show anuone who may use
the dishwasherthe correct detergent and where it
is stored.
While there will be no lasting damage to the
dishwasher,your disheswill not get clean using
a dishwashing detergent that is not formulated
to work with dishwashers.
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