GE® Tall Tub Built-In Dishwasher GLD4650NCS user guide

Child lock pad.
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.


5.08.8 gal., 4790 min.

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

Cycle time and water usage are approximate values. Results will depend on several factors, including but not limited to inlet temperature, household water pressure and amount of soil in the wash water.

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.

When HEATED DRY is off, dishes will air dry.


Turns the heater on for faster drying. This will extend the total cycle time between

8 and 38 minutes depending on the cycle selected.

NOTE: HEATED DRY 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.

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.

Consumer Support

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.

Troubleshooting Tips


Operating Instructions

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


The CLEAN light will illuminate and a double beep will sound when a wash cycle is complete. On some models, the CLEAN light will turn off when the door is opened. On other models, the CLEAN light will remain on until the door is opened and then relatched or until any keypad is pressed while the door is latched shut.

Safety Instructions

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