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Upper basket and utensil tray 

  • The upper basket is designed to hold items like glasses, cups, saucers, plates, small bowls and shallow pans.
  • Use the utensil tray to securely hold long or sharp items like knives, chopsticks, or ladles. Ensure that knife blades are facing down.
  • Slide or remove the utensil tray if you need the space for other items below.
  • You can adjust the height of the upper basket to create more space for tall items in the lower basket. See below.

Adjusting the height of the upper basket - CH & CHP models

Before you adjust its height, make sure the basket is empty.

  1. Turn the front safety stops on either side outwards.
  2. Slide the empty basket out of the runners.
  3. Reinsert the higher or lower set of rollers in the runners and slide the basket all the way back in.
  4. Turn the front safety stops inwards.

Adjusting the height of the upper basket - CK models


  • You can adjust the height of the upper basket even when it is fully loaded, as you do not have to remove it from the dishwasher.
  • To lift the basket, hold it on one side and carefully pull upwards until it clicks into place. Repeat for the other side.
  • To lower the basket, pull the lever up on one side and, without releasing it, carefully let the basket drop down. Repeat for the other side.

Lower basket

  • Place the largest items here: pots, pans, lids, serving dishes and bowls.
  • Fold down the tines to place pots and pans flat on the bottom.
  • Ensure dishware items do not block the spray arm above from rotating.
  • If you need more height for tall items, you can raise the upper basket. See instructions on previous pages.

Cutlery basket

  • To reduce the risk of injury, we recommend loading knives and sharp utensils with handles facing up.
  • Mix spoons, knives and forks within each section to stop cutlery nesting together and to ensure the water circulates freely. Alternatively, use the clip-on anti-nesting grids to keep cutlery items apart. Keep stainless steel from touching silver cutlery to avoid staining.
  • You can halve the cutlery basket as shown and use just one section. This is useful if the cutlery load is light or if you want to make more space for other dishes.


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