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Dishwasher blues, verse 3!

(7 Posts)
phoenix Sat 01-Aug-20 20:03:23

Hello all!

Well, it's in, connected and have done an empty run, as recommended. smile Mr P spent a lot of time with his head in the cupboard under the sink with a spanner, a torch and gloves, and there was some muttered swearing,

BUT the instructions are a bit confused

Did the water test with the little strip provided, apparently I'm not pregnant (joke, be a damn miracle if I was, and might lead to 2 Christmases) but not sure how to change the setting?

This machine was supposed to make life easier!

Now, is it me, or are instruction manuals getting more confusing lately?

Sussexborn Sat 01-Aug-20 20:13:12

You haven’t even got to the different views on loading the d****d dishes! Both parties have strong views on the right and wrong placements and don’t hesitate to change the positions according to their view.

Let battle commence! shock

phoenix Sat 01-Aug-20 20:20:43

Sussexborn I feel that is a battle yet to come!

At this stage I will be happy if Mr P just puts his plates etc in the thing, I can adjust them (once I've worked it out) What I dont want is to come in and find everything just left on the worktop!

MiniMoon Sat 01-Aug-20 20:28:24

Ah, but you will phoenix .

In this house the dishes get as far as the worktop, or even the kitchen table, but never into the dishwasher. I seem to be the only one who can load it. Perhaps that is just as well, as I have a particular way of loading it, even down to separating the cutlery.

I never mix the knives, forks and spoons!

cornergran Sat 01-Aug-20 23:52:21

. Containers - puts. Not sure what happened there hmm.

B9exchange Sun 02-Aug-20 00:00:02

Seems husbands/wives/partners either refuse to have anything to do with them, or have a very rigid way of stacking them that no-one else can get right. In our household every time I put something in, I am told I have put it in the wrong place and it gets moved.

Yours sounds rather complicated Phoenix, ours is about 8 years old now, we switch it off, switch it on, it defaults to a medium setting and off it goes. Good luck with making head or tail of the instructions!

JackyB Sun 02-Aug-20 09:12:23

If you have the kind with a basket for the cutlery you are supposed to mix them otherwise the spoons "spoon" and don't get properly clean as there's no space between them.

Have fun trying out the different programmes!