GE Profile™ 18" ADA Compliant Stainless Steel Interior Dishwasher with Sanitize Cycle PDT145SGLWW user guide

Quiet Package.

For best dishwashing results, follow the loading guidelines found in the Loading section. No pre-rinsing of normal food soil is required. Scrape off hard soils, including bones, toothpicks, skins, and seeds. Remove leafy vegetables, meat trimmings, and excessive amounts of grease or oil.

Add needed amount of detergent to the detergent dispenser. Use detergent such as Finish

Automatic Dishwashing Detergent. See Dispensers section.

3 Add Rinse Agent

Add rinse agent such as Finish Jet-Dry Rinse Aid to the rinse agent dispenser. See Dispensers section.

NOTE: The use of rinse aid can further enhance the dishwashers drying performance.

Open the door and press the Cycle Select pad for the desired wash cycle. The light next to the Cycle Select


Getting started pad will be lit to indicate which wash cycle has been selected.

NOTE: Cycle times vary based on soil level, water temperature, and options selected.

The cycle must be selected with the door in the open position. The cycle will not start until the Start pad is pushed and the door is closed within 4 seconds.

AutoSense This cycle automatically senses the soil level and adjusts the wash cycle accordingly. It is meant for daily, regular, or typical use to completely wash a full load of normally soiled dishes and is designed to conserve both water and energy. NOTE: AutoSense was used to rate the energy efficiency of this dishwasher. *Time range: 1 hour 30 minutes - 2 hours.

This cycle is meant for heavily soiled dishes, cookware, pots, or pans with dried-on or baked-on soils. Everyday dishes are safe to be used in this cycle. *Time: 2 hours 10 minutes.

This cycle is for lightly soiled dishes. It is safe for china and crystal with no options selected.

*Time: 48 minutes.

*Washing time only. Does not include drying time, Auto Hot Start, or options. NOTE: If the incoming water temperature is too low, the Auto Hot Start feature may add up to 11 minutes of additional time.

Select Options

Allows you to select a higher wash temperature. These options are only available for Heavy and

AutoSense cycles. Press the Wash Temp pad until the light next to the desired option comes on.

This option raises water temperature and extends cycle time in order to achieve better wash performance.

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

NOTE: Cycles using this option are 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. Utilizing this option will modify the cycle to meet the requirements of Section 6, NSF 184 for soil removal and sanitization efficacy.

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

This option allows you to delay the start of a wash cycle for up to 12 hours. With the door open and a cycle selected, press the Delay Start pad to choose the number of hours you want to delay the start of the wash cycle. The hours will show in the display window. NOTE: You may cancel the

Delay Start timer by holding the Start pad for 3 seconds. This will also cancel the wash cycle.

You can lock the controls to prevent selections from being made. You can also lock the controls after you have started a cycle to prevent cycle changes. For example, children cannot accidentally start the dishwasher by pressing pads with this option selected.

To LOCK/UNLOCK the dishwasher control, press and hold the Cycle Select and Wash Temp pads for 3 seconds. The lock control light ( ) will turn on to indicate the control is locked and will turn off to indicate the control is unlocked.



Getting started


Press the Start pad and close the door within 4 seconds to start the cycle or begin the Delay

Start countdown. The Start light will turn on. The wash cycle will begin after 10 seconds and then pump out for 60 seconds prior to filling the dishwasher with water. To activate the display, press any pad with the door open.

To interrupt or pause a cycle, slowly open the door. Opening the door will cause the wash cycle to pause. The dishwasher will beep every minut