Forget to add a dish, Proper use of detergent – GE nautilus dishwasher User Manual
Forget to Add a Dish?
A forgotten dish can be added any time before the main wash.
Push the door latch to the left.
Once the water calms, open the door. Steam may rise out of the
Add forgotten dishes.
Close the door and push the latch to the far right.
Proper Use of Detergent
Use only detergent specifically made for use in dishwashers. Cascade®
Automatic Dishwashing Detergent has been approved for use in all GE
dishwashers. Keep your detergent fresh and dry. Don’t put powder
detergent into the dispenser until you’re ready to wash dishes.
The amount of detergent to use depends on whether your water is
. With hard water, you need extra detergent. With soft
water, you need less detergent.
Protect your dishes and dishwasher by contacting your water
department and asking how hard your water is. Twelve or more grains
is extremely hard water. A water softener is recommended. Without it,
lime can build up in the water valve, which could stick while open and
cause flooding. Too much detergent with soft water can cause a
permanent cloudiness of glassware, called
You’ll find two detergent dispensers on the
inside door of your dishwasher. All wash cycles
require detergent in the
main cup. Wash cycles with two washes will also
use the open cup. When using automatic
dishwashing detergent tabs, simply place
one tab in the main cup and close.
Be sure the Dial is
detergent. Otherwise, the detergent cup will not
close and latch properly. Add detergent then close the main cup.
To open detergent cup after it has
been closed, simply turn the detergent cup
handle counter-clockwise until it releases.
A snapping sound may be heard.