Controls at a glance, Cycles options, Indicator lights – Maytag MDB6650AWW User Manual
Page 7: Delay/resume
Controls at a Glance
Heavy Wash is for
heavily soiled dish
Normal Wash is for
loads containing dishes
with normal amounts of
Light Wash is for
washing lightly soiled
Rinse Only is for
rinsing dishes being held
until the dishwasher is
full. This helps reduce
the potential for odors.
Select Sanitize to clean and sanitize dishware with any
of the cycle choices (except Rinse Only).
Because this option adds heat and water temperature
checks to the main wash and final rinse, it can also be
selected to enhance washing and drying results for all
Select Heated Dry to turn on the heating element during
dry for enhanced drying results. When Heated Dry is not
selected, towel drying of some items may be necessary
and more moisture may be noticed adhering to the dish-
washer interior. With either dry option, it is normal to
notice vapor escaping from the door vent.
To drain the dishwasher and then turn it off, press the
Drain/Off once. Press Drain/Off twice to turn the dish-
washer off without draining.
The SANITIZED light illuminates at the end of the
Light, Normal or Heavy Wash cycle when the Sanitize
option has been selected and conditions have been met to
Note: When Sanitize is selected, cycles are monitored
to assure sanitization. Unusually low water temperature
will prevent the sanitization protocol from being satis-
fied. The SANITIZED light will not illuminate at the
end of the cycle.
The CLEAN light is illuminated at the end of the cycle
and remains lit until the door has been open for 30 seconds
The DRY light is illuminated during the entire dry period
and goes out when the cycle is completed.
The WASH light is illuminated during all rinse and wash
portions of the cycle
The HEATING DELAY light illuminates when the cycle
is being extended to heat the water to proper temperature.
The Delay/Resume option can be used to automatically
start the cycle at a later time, such as during off-peak
hours for reduced energy cost or to reduce daytime heat
buildup in the home.
To Set Up a Delay:
Select the appropriate cycle and options for the load.
Press the Delay/Resume pad until the desired
amount of delay time (2, 4 or 6 hours) is selected.
The delay time will begin counting down when the
pad is released.
The DELAY HOURS indicator light will remain lit
until the delay time has counted down.
The cycle will automatically start as soon as the
delay time expires.
Note: If Delay/Resume is chosen without selecting a
cycle and/or options, the dishwasher will select the last
cycle used. (It will not remember Rinse Only.)
To Cancel a Delay:
Wait at least 2 seconds, then press the Delay/Resume pad
again. The indicator light will go out and the cycle will
start or resume immediately.
Control panel style may vary by model.