In an effort to conserve natural resources, this dishwasher includes a condensed User Guide. A complete User
Instructions manual for your model can be downloaded at www.whirlpool.com/manuals.
For future reference; please make a note of your product model and serial numbers. You can find them on the label located
near the door on the right-hand or left-hand side of the dishwasher interior.
Model Number ___________________________ Serial Number _______________________________________
Register your dishwasher at www.whirlpool.com. In Canada, register your dishwasher at www.whirlpool.ca.
Para una version de estas instrucciones en español, visite www.whirlpool.com.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t follow instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the
instructions are not followed.
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety a
lert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.”
These words mean:
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: When using the dishwasher, follow basic precautions, including the following:
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
■ Read all instructions before using the dishwasher.
■ Use the dishwasher only for its intended function.
■ Use only detergents or rinse agents recommended for use in a
dishwasher, and keep them out of the reach of children.
■ When loading items to be washed:
1) Locate sharp items so that they are not likely to damage the
door seal; and
2) Load sharp knives with the handles up to reduce the risk of
■ Do not wash plastic items unless they are marked
“dishwasher safe” or the equivalent. For plastic items not so
marked, check the manufacturer's recommendations.
■ Do not touch the heating element during or immediately after
■ Do not operate the dishwasher unless all enclosure panels are
properly in place.
■ Do not tamper with controls.
■ Do not abuse, sit on, or stand on the door, lid, or dish racks of
■ To reduce the risk of injury, do not allow children to play in or
on the dishwasher.
■ 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, before using the
dishwasher turn on all hot water faucets and let the water flow
from each for several minutes. This will release any
accumulated hydrogen gas. As the gas is flammable, do not
smoke or use an open flame during this time.
■ Remove the door or lid to the washing compartment
when removing an old dishwasher from service or
State of California Proposition 65 Warnings:
WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.
WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.