Special care items, Care and cleaning, Interior – Maytag MDB6100AWB User Manual
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SPECIAL CARE ITEMS
The dishwasher interior is normally self-clean-
ing. Periodically check the bottom of the dish-
washer tub to see if any large particles have
not gone through the strainer portion of the
Wipe the edge of the inner door liner to remove
any food soil splashes which occurred during
The color from some tomato-based food soils
has been known to occasionally adhere to
today's dishwasher tubs, causing temporary dis-
When washing a load of dishes soiled with
Scrape excess tomato-based food soils off of
dishes, prior to loading. Do not prewash the
Run the Heavy Wash cycle.
Most tableware, cookware and flatware can safely be washed in your dishwasher. If you have any doubts about an item, check
with the manufacturer.
The front of the dishwasher can be cleaned
with a soft damp cloth and liquid spray clean-
er. Do not use abrasive powders or cleaning
Stainless Steel Care and Cleaning (select
Do not use a cleaning product containing
Always wipe with the grain of the stain-
For daily cleaning and light soil, use a soft
cloth or sponge and one of the following: Mild
detergent and water, a solution of white vinegar
and water, Formula 409 Glass and Surface
Cleaner* or a similar multi-surface cleaner.
Rinse and dry. To polish and to help prevent
fingerprints, follow with Stainless Steel Magic
Spray* (part No. 20000008)**.
For moderate to heavy soil, clean with Bon
Ami*, using a soft cloth or damp sponge.
Rinse and dry. To restore luster and to remove
streaks, follow with Stainless Steel Magic
For discoloration, wipe with Cameo
Stainless Steel Cleaner*, using a damp
sponge or soft cloth. Rinse immediately and
dry. To restore luster and to remove streaks,
follow with Stainless Steel Magic Spray*.
Fill both detergent cups with a fresh-scented
dishwasher detergent or baking soda and
select the Normal Wash cycle. Allow the dish-
washer to complete the cycle. Then turn the
water supply off and drain the dishwasher. To
drain, press the Drain/Off pad once. Operate
the drain twice to ensure most of the water is
removed. Last, disconnect the electrical supply
and prop open the door. (See Important Safety
Instructions, #14, page 1).
Yes, except anodized.
No, if antique or hand-
No, if antique or delicate
Yes, top rack.
No, if has commercial
High water temperature and detergents may affect finish.
Seasoning will be removed, and iron will rust.
Always check manufacturer’s recommendation before washing. Antique, hand-paint-
ed or over-the-glaze patterns may fade. Gold leaf may discolor.
Always check manufacturer’s recommendation before washing. Some types of lead-
ed crystal may etch with repeated washings.
May leave a dingy deposit or stain on dishwasher interior.
Milkglass can yellow with repeated dishwasher washing.
Always check manufacturer’s recommendation before washing. Plastics vary in their
capacity to withstand high water temperatures and detergents. Disposable plastic
items are not dishwasher safe for this reason.
Run a Rinse Only cycle if not washing immediately. Prolonged contact with foods con-
taining salt, vinegar, milk products or juice could damage finish.
Always check manufacturer’s recommendation before washing. Run a Rinse Only
cycle if not washing immediately. Prolonged contact with food containing salt, acid or
sulfide (eggs, mayonnaise and seafood) could damage finish. Commercial “darken-
ing” may be removed by detergent.
Wood may warp, crack or discolor.
Sterling Silver or
Dishwasher Safe? Special Informatiion
CARE AND CLEANING
*Brand names are the trademarks of the respective manufacturer
** Call 1-800-688-8408 to order