GE Triton® XL Built-In Dishwasher EDW6000LBB user guide

Anti-bacteria cycle.
This dishwasher is equipped with a dirt and temperature sensor. Cycle length and time will vary depending on the soil level and temperature.


Heavy 8.5 gal., 84 min.

Medium 7.3 gal., 78 min.

Light 6.1 gal., 75 min.

This cycle raises the water temperature in the final rinse to sanitize your dishware. The cycle length will vary depending on the temperature of your inlet water.

NOTE: The Anti-Bacteria cycle is monitored for sanitization requirements. If the cycle is interrupted during or after the main wash portion or if the incoming water temperature is so low that adequate water heating cannot be achieved, the sanitizing conditions may not be met. In these cases, the sanitized light will not illuminate at the end of the cycle.

NOTE: NSF certified residential dishwashers are not intended for licensed food establishments.

Heavy 10.9 gal., 102 min.

Medium 8.5 gal., 78 min.

Light 7.3 gal., 73 min.

This cycle is meant for heavily soiled dishes or cookware with dried-on or baked-on soils.

Everyday dishes are safe to be used in this cycle.


Heavy 8.5 gal., 65 min.

Medium 7.3 gal., 60 min.

Light 4.9 gal., 49 min.

This cycle is for medium/heavily soiled dishes and glassware.

Safety Instructions


7.3 gal., 35 min.

This cycle is for everyday dishes and glassware.


(on some models)

CHINA CRYSTAL 7.3 gal., 48 min.

(on some models) This cycle is for lightly soiled china and crystal.


2.5 gal., 12 min.

For rinsing partial loads that will be washed later. Do not use detergent with this cycle.

NOTE: Only the Anti-Bacteria cycle has been designed to meet the requirements of Section 6, NSF 184 for soil removal and sanitization efficacy.

The light above the selected pad will be ON to indicate which option has been selected.

For use with heavily soiled and/or dried-on, baked-on soils. This option MUST be selected PRIOR to

(on some models) starting the cycle. This option adds 16 minutes to the cycle time. NOTE: Cannot be selected with


Shuts off the drying heat option. Dishes air dry naturally and energy is saved. For faster air dry, you can prop the door open after the CLEAN light illuminates.


Turns the heater on for fast drying. This will extend the total run time by 8 minutes for the SPEED

CYCLE, 38 minutes for NORMAL and POTS/PANS, and 30 minutes for all other cycles.

NOTE: Cannot be selected with RINSE ONLY cycle.

You can lock the controls to prevent any selections from being made. Or you can lock the controls after you have started a cycle.

Children cannot accidentally start dishwasher by touching pads with this option selected.

To LOCK the dishwasher control, touch and hold the HEATED DRY pad for 3 seconds. The light below the HEATED DRY pad will turn on. To UNLOCK the dishwasher control, touch and hold the

HEATED DRY pad for 3 seconds. The LOCK light will turn off.

When selected, the cycle will run longer with the heating element on to improve both wash and dry performance. NOTE: Cannot be selected with RINSE ONLY cycle.


You can delay the start of a wash cycle for up to 9 hours. Touch the DELAY HOURS pad to choose the number of hours you want to delay the start of the cycle; then touch START/RESET one time.

The dishwasher will count down and start automatically at the correct time. Touching

START/RESET a second time will cancel the DELAY START selection.

To change a cycle after washing starts, touch the START/RESET pad to cancel the cycle. The

START/RESET light will flash while the water is pumped out if needed. This takes approximately

90 seconds. When the light stops flashing, the dishwasher can be reprogrammed and restarted.

Troubleshooting Tips


Operating Instructions

Consumer Support

Close and latch the dishwasher door and select the cycle and desired enhancements. Touch the START/RESET pad once to begin the cycle. Water begins to fill the dishwasher, and approximately 60 seconds later the wash action begins. Touching the START/RESET pad a second time will cancel the cycle and cause the water to drain out. This will take approximately 2 minutes.

NOTE: The dishwasher remembers your last cycle so you dont have to reprogram each time. When the dishwasher door is fully closed, the control panel lights will display the last settings you selected.

If you dont want to change any of the settings, simply touch the START/RESET pad once to begin the cycle.

If the door is closed, the indicator lights will turn off if the START/RESET pad is not pressed within two minutes.

To activate the display, open and close the door or touch any pad.

Also, if a power failure occurs, NORMAL and HEATED DRY will automatically be programmed.

About the dishwasher control panel. (For models without a sensor: EDW4000 Series,

Safety Instructions