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Maintenance

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  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dishwashers
  • Last Updated 04/08/2017

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Periodic maintenance is recommended to ensure the dishwasher continues operating at peak performance. Over time,

minerals from water can build up in the machine and leave a white or cloudy  residue on the inside of the tub, door, and even internal parts.

This can reduce cleaning performance and leave dishes cloudy as well.


To clean the inside of the unit , you can use vinegar, citric acid, or an actual dishwasher cleaner (available at most grocery stores),

Before starting your cleaning cycle, remove all dishes and silverware from the dishwasher. Only the racks should remain in the tub.



Cleaning the inside



Food residue may be stuck between the narrow gaps inside the dishwasher after completion of washing.

Any unremoved food residue may cause odors inside of the dishwasher.

Wipe off all food residue by reference to the following picture.



• If food residue remains inside the dishwasher,   Bad odors and bacteria may generate due to

  unremoved food residue. Therefore, maintenance  should be performed on a regular basis.

• Do not disassemble the blow cap


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• When cleaning the inside of the dishwasher, do not use benzene or thinner. Otherwise,

  it may cause fire or explosion.


• Excessive use of vinegar may cause damage to the dishwasher. Do not pour Vinegar directly  into the base.


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</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;"> </p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;">
</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;"> Clean using Citric acid or dishwasher cleaner</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;">To use citric acid  powder to clean the inside of the dishwasher</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;"> 1. Measure 3 tbsp . Citric acid power, fill the main detergent compartment with the powder.</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;"> 2. Run a Auto cycle, with Extra Hot options. Do not use detergent.</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;">
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</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;">
</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;"> </p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;">To use a dishwasher cleaner in the dishwasher, simply follow the instructions on the packaging of the cleaner.</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;"> </p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;">Dishwashers cleaners are available in multiple brands and come as a powder, liquid, pod or tablet.</p>
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</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;">To maintain performance and prevent malfunctions, it is important to check the inside of the dishwasher,</p><p style="text-align: left; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; unicode-bidi: embed; direction: ltr; language: ko; mso-line-break-override: none; punctuation-wrap: hanging;"> including filters and nozzles, at regular intervals. </p>


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Filters




1. Turn the inner filter counterclockwise.

2. Remove the other filters in an upward motion.

3. There are three types of filters, inner filter, mesh filter and STS filter.

4. Clean the filters with a soft brush under running water.

5. Connect the inner filter and the mesh filter.

6. Insert the STS filter into the dishwasher.

7. Fit the assembled filters back into the filter holder, then secure them by turning them clockwise.

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Upper Spray Arm

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Pull the upper rack forwards to remove the upper nozzle.

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1. Pull the upper rack forwards for easy removal of the upper spray arms.

2. Rotate the ends of spray arms toward both sides.

3. As shown in the picture No.3, slightly lift the lever (①) and then remove

    the spray arms by rotating the nut on the spray arms (②) clockwise

4. Check whether each hole of the spray arms is blocked by food residue,

    and if required, clean them.

5. Assemble the cleaned spray arms to the upper rack by rotating the locking  screw counterclockwise.

6. After assembly, check whether the spray arms rotate freely.


How to clean the spray arms



If any food residue blocks the spray arm holes, remove it with a pin or any sharp tool. After removing the food residue,

clean the spray arms holes in running water.

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• If the spray arm holes are blocked by any food residue, dishes may not be cleaned well due to improper water spray.

• It is recommended that the spray arms be cleaned once every two weeks.


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Lower Spray Arm


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Before cleaning the spray arms, remove the lower rack from the dishwasher





1. Check whether the holes of the lower spray arms are blocked.

2. Remove the lower spray arm by pulling it up with two hands.

3. Apply the same cleaning method as the upper spray arm to clean any blocked holes.

4. After cleaning, refit the lower spray arm back into its position by pushing it down firmly.

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• Excessive force for removing the lower nozzle may cause damage to the dishwasher or physical injury to hands 

  by hitting the upper rack. So, slowly remove and refit it with two hands at all times.


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