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Dishwasher Instructions

Dishwasher Guide-Under Counter Model                                  

Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Phi, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Zeta Tau Alpha

Notes for Dishwasher Use

  1. The screens inside unit should be cleaned at least once a day. For locations of screens on the model found in your house please see below. Each model has 2 screens that should be cleaned. Cleaning of the screens should be done at the end of the day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the screens be cleaned off after the cycle.
  2. Food should be completely scrapped off items before placing in dishwasher.
  3. Water should be changed a minimum of once a day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the water be changed between cycles.

At the beginning of the day:

  1. Turn power on.
  2. Press and hold the fill button for approximately 30 seconds.
  3. Wait 10-15 minutes for water to heat to at least 180 degrees.
  4. Load dishwasher.
  5. Press cycle.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for additional cycles unless water is dirty. If the water is dirty drain the water (see below) and start over at step 2.

At the end of each day:

  1. Unload dishwasher.
  2. Hold the drain button until you hear a sucking noise.
  3. Turn power off.
  4. Clean the screen at the bottom of the tub.
  5. Clean the screen on the bottom of the front of the machine.

 

Dishwasher Guide-10AB Circular Model                                     
Alpha Chi Omega, Delta Upsilon, Phi Sigma Kappa, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Chi

Notes for Dishwasher Use

  1. The screens inside unit should be cleaned at least once a day. For locations of screens on the model found in your house please see below. Each model has 2 screens that should be cleaned. Cleaning of the screens should be done at the end of the day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the screens be cleaned off after the cycle.
  2. Food should be completely scrapped off items before placing in dishwasher.
  3. Water should be changed a minimum of once a day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the water be changed between cycles.

At the beginning of the day:

  1. Make sure the drain plug/screen is in the dishwasher.
  2. Turn the power on.
  3. Hold the Rinse/Fill button for about 30 seconds.
  4. Load dishes.
  5. Wait 10-15 minutes for water to reach 180 degrees.
  6. Load dishwasher.
  7. Press cycle button to start cycle.

Repeat steps 4 -7 for additional cycles unless water is dirty. If water is dirty drain the water (see below) and start over at step 3.

At the end of the day:

  1. Turn power off.
  2. Pull the drain plug/screen to drain the water.
  3. Clean off the drain plug/screen.
  4. Clean the screen that is located in the hole where water drains from.

 

Dishwasher Guide-Upright Model                                                   
Chi Phi, Chi Psi,  Kappa Alpha, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Kappa Theta, Pi Kappa Alpha, Psi Upsilon, Theta Xi, UMOJA

Notes for Dishwasher Use

  1. The screens inside unit should be cleaned at least once a day. For locations of screens on the model found in your house please see below. Each model has 2 screens that should be cleaned. Cleaning of the screens should be done at the end of the day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the screens be cleaned off after the cycle.
  2. Food should be completely scrapped off items before placing in dishwasher.
  3. Water should be changed a minimum of once a day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the water be changed between cycles.

At the beginning of the day:

  1. Turn power on, this should start to fill the machine with water.
  2. Wait 10-15 minutes for water to reach 180 degrees.
  3. Load dishwasher.
  4. Close machine.
  5. Manual mode button should be on wash, cycle mode should be on auto.
  6. Press cycle button to start cycle.

Repeat steps 3-6 for additional cycles unless water is dirty. If water is dirty drain the water (see below) and start over at step 2.

At the end of the day:

  1. Turn power off.
  2. Pull the drain plug and tilt it to the side to drain the water. 
  3. Clean off the screen located inside the tank.
  4. Clean the two screens on top of the tank with handles.

 

Dishwasher Guide-Hobart Under Counter                                     
Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Tau Omega, Sigma Phi Epsilon

Notes for Dishwasher Use

  1. The screens inside unit should be cleaned at least once a day. For locations of screens on the model found in your house please see below. Each model has 2 screens that should be cleaned. Cleaning of the screens should be done at the end of the day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the screens be cleaned off after the cycle.
  2. Food should be completely scrapped off items before placing in dishwasher.
  3. Water should be changed a minimum of once a day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the water be changed between cycles.

At the beginning of the day:

  1. Turn power on.
  2. Let machine fill with water.
  3. Load dishwasher.
  4. When the temperature reaches 180 degrees the machine will allow you to hit wash and begin its cycle.

Repeat steps 3 -4 for additional cycles unless water is dirty. If water is dirty drain the water (see below) and start over at step 3.

At the end of the day:

  1. Turn the machine off.
  2. When the water has drained remove the screen inside the tub that is located on the coils to clean.
  3. Clean the screen that is located at the bottom of the machine with the handles.

Dishwasher Guide-Under Counter Model                                  

Delta Chi, Kappa Sigma

Notes for Dishwasher Use

  1. The strainers inside unit should be cleaned at least once a day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the screens be cleaned off after the cycle.
  2. Food should be completely scrapped off items before placing in dishwasher.
  3. Water should be changed a minimum of once a day. If a cycle is particularly dirty it is recommended the water be changed between cycles.
  4. When the flush light is on (steady not flashing) itis recommended that the tank of water be drained and refilled.
  5. Temperature should be at 180 degrees.

At the beginning of the day:

  1. Turn power on.
  2. The washtub will automatically begin the fill cycle.
  3. Once the washtub is fulled the dishwasher is ready for operation.
  4. Wait for water to heat to at least 180 degrees.
  5. Load dishwasher.
  6. Press cycle.
  7. Once the cycle light turns off, the cycle is complete.

Repeat steps 4 and 5 for additional cycles unless water is dirty. If the water is dirty drain the water (see below) and start over at step 1.

At the end of each day:

  1. Unload dishwasher.
  2. Close the door and turn off the dishwasher by pushing the power button.
  3. The drain pump will activate and empty the water (may need to turn of and turn off a couple times to drain all the water).
  4. Clean the strainers and strainer frame when water has completely drained out.