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Cove Dishwasher Cleaning Guide


  • How to clean the interior of the Cove Dishwasher
  • Cleaning tips for the exterior of a Cove dishwasher
  • Cove Dishwasher Cleaning Instructions


Refer to the Cove Dishwasher Cleaning Guide.

Use the following tips for cleaning the interior and exterior of a Cove Dishwasher.

Stainless Steel Exterior
  • Use a non-abrasive stainless steel cleaner and apply with a soft lint-free cloth.
  • To bring out the natural luster, lightly wipe surface with a water-dampened microfiber cloth followed by a dry polishing chamois.
  • Always follow the grain of stainless steel.
Control Panel
  • Use a spray degreaser to remove fingerprints and food soil.
  • Spray on a cloth before wiping panel.
  • Do not spray cleaners directly on the control panel.
Dishwasher Racks
  • Remove from the unit and wipe with a damp cloth.
  • Wipe interior, door edge, and rubber seal with a damp cloth.
  • If necessary, spray household cleaner on the cloth. Do not spray directly on the door.
  • To prevent buildup of food soil, occasionally run a Heavy cycle with High Temperature Wash and Sani Rinse selected. Running this cycle quarterly with a dishwasher cleaner is recommended.
  • Clean filters and screens every 1-3 months. For instructions, refer to Cove Dishwasher Filter.
  • To prevent odors and excessive moisture, leave the dishwasher door slightly ajar when not in use.
Spray Arms
  • Remove from dishwasher and rinse in the sink.
  • Use a needle or paper clip to remove debris from holes.
  • Remove from dishwasher and clean with soap and water.
  • For hard to remove soils or calcium deposits, use a soft brush.
  • Do not use a wire brush or scouring pad.

To remove calcium or lime build-up:

  1. Empty the dishwasher.
  2. Fill the detergent compartment with 3–4 ounces of citric acid crystals, then close the cover.
  3. Run a normal wash cycle.
  4. Fill the detergent compartment with dishwasher detergent, then run a normal wash cycle again.
  5. Repeat if necessary.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.

See also, Cove Dishwasher Does Not Drain.


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