For future assistance, Important safety instructions, Save these instructions – Maytag PDB1100AWE User Manual
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
For Future Assistance
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 start to use this dishwasher.
Important Safety Instructions
Please record your model and serial numbers in the spaces
provided below. These numbers can be found in the upper
left corner of the tub opening. They are needed for any cor-
respondence or service calls concerning your dishwasher.
In addition, keep your sales slip or cancelled check. Should
any warranty service be required, proof of original date of
purchase is needed.
In our continuing effort to improve the quality of our
dishwashers, it may be necessary to make changes
to the appliance without revising this guide.
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 ground-
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.
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.
Be careful not to touch the heating element on the bottom
of the tub during or at the completion of a cycle. It may
Use only detergents and rinse additives designed for an
automatic dishwasher. Never use soap, laundry deter-
gent, 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 pro-
duced 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 accumu-
lated hydrogen 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
risk, always remove the door to the washing compart-
ment when removing an old dishwasher from service or
When using your dishwasher, fol-
low basic precautions, including the following: