Important safety instructions, Recognize safety symbols, words, labels, Save these instructions for future reference – Maytag MDB6100AWB User Manual

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To reduce the risk of injury when loading items to be
washed, sharp or pointed items should be located with the
handles up. Also, load sharp items so they are not likely to
damage the door seal.


Do not touch the heating element on the bottom of the tub
during or at the completion of a cycle. It will be hot.


Use only detergents and rinse additives designed for an
automatic dishwasher. Never use soap, laundry detergent,
or hand washing detergent in your dishwasher. Keep these
products out of reach of children.

10. Do not sit, stand on or abuse the door or dish racks of the


11. Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced

in a hot water system that has not been used for two
weeks or more.

Hydrogen gas is explosive. If the hot

water system has not been used for such a period, turn on
all hot water faucets and let the water flow from each for
several minutes. This will release any accumulated hydro-
gen gas. As the gas is flammable, do not smoke or use an
open flame during this process.

12. Do not wash plastic items unless marked “dishwasher

safe” or the equivalent. For plastic items not so marked,
check the manufacturer’s recommendations.

13. Do not tamper with controls.

14. To prevent accidental child entrapment and suffocation

risks, always remove the door to the washing compart-
ment when removing an old dishwasher from service or
discarding it.

15. Use caution when unloading the dishwasher. Dishes will

be hot if unloaded shortly after a cycle has completed.

Check with the installer to make sure the appliance has
been properly grounded to avoid possible electrical
shock. Be sure you read the Important Personal Safety
Instructions before you use this dishwasher.


Products with a label have been listed with Underwriter’s
Laboratories, Inc. – those with a CSA tag have been listed with
Canadian Standards Association. Nevertheless, as with any
other equipment using electricity and moving parts, there is a
potential hazard.


Read all instructions before using the dishwasher.


Use the dishwasher only for its intended function.


Disconnect electrical power to dishwasher before
attempting to service.


To avoid electrical shock hazard, the sides and back must
be enclosed and the front panels must be attached before
electrical power is applied to the dishwasher. Refer to the
installation instructions for proper grounding procedures.


Connect to a properly rated, protected and sized power
supply circuit to avoid electrical overload.


Children should never be permitted to operate, or play in,
with, or around this dishwasher.

When using your dishwasher, follow basic precautions,
including the following:

Save These Instructions for Future Reference


DANGER - Immediate hazards which WILL result in severe
personal injury or death.

WARNING - Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result
in severe personal injury or death.


CAUTION - Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result in
minor personal injury or product or property damage.

Recognize Safety Symbols, Words, Labels


Warning and Important Safety Instructions appearing in this
manual are not meant to cover all possible conditions and situa-
tions that may occur. Common sense, caution, and care must be
exercised when installing, maintaining, or operating the dish-

Always contact your dealer, distributor, service agent, or manu-
facturer about problems or conditions you do not understand.





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