Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product TUD8700S Whirlpool
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UNDERCOUNTER DISHW ASHER Use & Care Guide For que stions abou t featu res, operatio n/perfor mance, parts, a ccessories o r service, call: 1-80 0-253-1 301 . or visit ou r website at... www.estateappli ances.c om T able of Contents ............. .
2 T ABLE OF CONTENTS DISHWASHER SAFETY ...................................... ........................... 3 Before Using Your Dishwasher .................................................... 4 PARTS AND FEATURES ........................................
3 DISHW ASHER SAFETY You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow 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 instructions are not followed.
4 Befo re Using Y our Dishw asher ■ Instal l where dishwash er is protected from the eleme nts. Protect agains t freezing to avoid possi ble rupture of fil l valv e. Such rupt ures are not covered by t he warranty . See “Storin g” section for winter st orage information.
5 P A R TS AND FEATURES A. Upper level wash B. T op ra ck C. Lower spray ar m D. Bottom rack E. Mode l and serial number la bel F . Heating element G. Water inlet opening (in tub wall) H. Silverware basket I. Detergent dispenser J. V en t K. Cup shelves L.
6 STAR T-UP GUIDE Befor e usin g your dish washer , r emove all pack aging materi als. Read this en tir e Use an d Care Guide . Y ou will find i mportant sa fe ty information and u seful operating tip s. Using Y our New Dishw asher 1. Scrape lar ge food soil and har d items (toothpicks or bones ) from dishes.
7 DISHW ASHER LOADI NG Loading Suggestions ■ Remove leftover food, bones, toothpicks and other h ard items from the dishes . It is not nece ssary to rinse the dishe s befor e pu tting the m into the dishwas her . The wash module removes food particles from t he water .
8 Loa ding Bo ttom Rack The bottom rack is designed for plate s, pans, casse roles, and utensil s. Many it ems, up to 1 3" (33 cm) ta ll, fit i n the bo ttom rack. (See recommended loadin g patter ns shown.) NOTE : The features on your dishwasher rack may va ry from the drawings shown.
9 DISHW ASHER USE Detergent D ispenser The dete r gent di spenser has two sect ions. The s maller Pre-Wash sect ion em pt ies de ter ge nt in to the dish wash er when you close the door . The la rg er Main Wash sectio n automatica lly empti es detergent into the d ishwash er during the w ash.
10 Rinse Aid Dispenser IMPORTANT: Y our dish washer is desi gned to use a liqui d rinse aid. The use of rin se aids g reatly improves drying by allowi ng water to drain from the dis hes after t he final rinse. They also keep water fr om forming d rople ts tha t can dry as spots or stre aks.
11 3. Check the temperat ure on the thermometer as the w ater is running i nto the c up. Additional effici ency tips ■ T o save water an d energy and time, do not rin se dishes befor e pu tting t hem i nto the dishwa sher . ■ Use a low energy , quick, or short cycle wh enever possib le.
12 Canceling a Cyc le Anytime during a cyc le, press CANCEL/DRA IN. Y our dish washer starts a 2-min ute drain, if n eeded, and cl ears all ind icators. Let the dis hwasher drain compl etely . NOTE : If your d ishwashe r does n ot need dra inin g, the dishwash er stops an d clears all in dicators.
13 Lock Use the l ock to avoid uninten ded use of t he dishw asher . Y ou can also use the lock feat ure to avoid uninte nded cycle or option changes duri ng a cycle. When the loc k is lit, all buttons are disa bled. NOTE S: ■ The dishwash er door can be opened whil e the controls are lo cked .
14 W ASHING SPECIAL ITEM S If you have doubts about washing a partic ular item, check w ith the manufactu r er to se e if it is dishwas her safe. Material Dishwasher Safe?/Comments Alumi num Ye s High water temp erature and detergents can affect finish of an odized alumin um.
15 DISHW ASHER CAR E Cleaning Cleaning the exterior In most case s, regular use of a soft, d amp cloth or s ponge and a mild d eter gent is all that is n eces sary to keep the o utside of your dishwash er looking nice and cl ean. If yo ur dishwasher h as a stainles s steel exterior , a stain less steel cl eaner is recommended.
16 TR OUBLES HOOTI NG First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call... Dis hwash er i s n ot op erat ing pr ope rly ■ Dishwasher does not run or stops during a cycle Is the Start/ Resume indicator flas hing? Opening the door or interruptin g the power stopped the cyc le.
17 Spots and st ains on dish es ■ Spotting an d filming on d ishes Is your water har d or is ther e a high mineral content i n your water? Cond itioning t he final rin se water with a liqu id rinse aid help s eliminate spotting and filming. Keep the rins e aid dispen ser filled .
18 ASSISTANCE OR SER VICE Before calling for ass istance or service , please chec k “ T roubleshooting. ” It may sa ve you t he cost of a service call. If you sti ll ne ed help, follow the i nstru ctions b elow . When calli ng, please know the purchase date and the comp lete model and s erial number of you r appliance.
WHIRLPOOL CORPORA TION MAJOR APPLIANCE W ARRANTY ONE YEAR LIMITED W ARRANTY For one year from the date of pu rchase, when this major appli ance is operate d and mainta ined according to instructions a.
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