How do you open the rinse aid on a GE dishwasher?
Also to know is, how do you fill a dishwasher with rinse aid?
To use rinse aid:
- Make sure the dishwasher door is fully open.
- Turn the dispenser knob to "Open" or "Refill" and lift it out.
- Pour rinse aid into the opening until the indicator points to "Full." Take care not to overfill.
- Clean up any spilled rinse aid with a damp cloth.
One may also ask, what is rinse agent for dishwasher? So, the basics: Rinse aid is a surfactant that reduces the surface tension of water. Surface tension is the “skin” effect on a droplet that makes it ball up rather than spread out on a surface. (Think of droplets of water on a leaf.)
Accordingly, do I have to use rinse aid in my dishwasher?
The main reason to use a rinse aid is to get rid of water spots, which can be particularly problematic if you have hard water. On the other hand, if you're getting good results from your dishwasher, you may not need a rinse aid.
What happens if you use too much rinse aid?
Over time, even with a rinse aid, you may get hard water film coating your dishes, and especially the dishwasher tub. Some forms of dissolved iron in your water may also deposit in your dishwasher and stain plastic tubs and racks.