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  • Brand: Samsung
  • Product: Dishwasher
  • Model/name: DMS300TRS
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

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Dishwasher
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DMS300TR
DMS301TR
DMS400TR
DMS500TR
D146
AAA Class
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2_ features of your new samsung dishwasher
features of your new samsung
dishwasher
Your new Samsung Dishwasher will change the way you feel about doing
dishes. From its large capacity to its energy efficiency, your new Samsung
dishwasher has all the features to make your chores much less mundane.
1. Powerful 3 washing spray arms spraying 6 ways
Samsung dish washer has 3 washing spray arms of top, upper, and lower arms.
2-way 3 washing spray arms powerfully spray cleansing water in 6 directions to improve the
washing performance.
2. Quadruple filter system
The quadruple filter system and the food filtration device crashes the food dregs and
remaining substances from the dishes, glass, cook pots and cutlery inside the dish washer
into small particles. Since food dregs are crashed by the stainless blades, filtrated, collected
and then picked out by the drain cycle, you don’t need to worry about the food dregs
remaining inside bowls and dishes. Samsung dish washer has the best filtration performance
among the dish washers of the same class.
This manual contains important information regarding the use and care of your new Samsung
dishwasher. Refer to it for descriptions of the control panel, instructions on how to use the
dishwasher, and tips for making the most of its state-of-the-art features and technologies. The
cycle chart in the “Program overview” section offers an overview of the different cycles and the
“Troubleshooting” section tells you what to do if something goes wrong.
Condensing dry technology
• Saves energy by drying the dishes using the remaining heat after the last rinse cycle.
• Clean and safe. No hot steam is emitted during the drying cycle.
Do not wash the following items
• Acrylic, Aluminum: Dishes with printed gold rim decoration may become discolored.
• Dishes treated with adhesive: Treated plastics, wood, ivory, copper and tin may come
loose.
• Plastics with a temperature tolerance less than 90 °C : Thin plastics wash and dry poorly,
and may be damaged due to elevated wash temperatures.
• Tin: Tin should be washed by hand and dried immediately as it may rust.
• Wooden utensils: Wooden items may crack.
When using the dishwasher, try to arrange the dishes properly as described in the “Loading the
top and bottom baskets” section.
• You should remove food remains such as bones, fruit seeds, etc. and any other kind of
waste such as toothpicks, paper, etc. from the dishes as these may cause damage to the
dishes, create noise, or even a product malfunction.
• Select the appropriate cycle depending on the level of soil and the type of dishes.
• Use only the proper amount of detergent and rinsing agent.
WARNING
WARNING
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safety information
Throughout this manual, you’ll see Warning and Caution notes. These
important safety instructions do not cover all possible situations that might
occur. It is your responsibility to use and caution when installing, maintaining,
and operating your dishwasher. Samsung will not be liable for damages resulting
from improper use.
Important safety instructions
What the icons and signs in this user manual mean :
WARNING
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in severe personal injury or
death.
CAUTION
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in personal injury or property
damage.
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or personal injury when
using your dishwasher, follow these basic safety precautions:
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
Do NOT touch.
Follow directions explicity.
Unplug the power plug from the wall socket.
Make sure the machine is grounded to prevent electric shock.
Call the service center for help.
WARNING - When using the dishwasher, follow basic precautions, including the
following:
Read all instructions before using the dishwasher.
As with any equipment using electricity, water and moving parts, potential hazards exist.
To safely operate this appliance, familiarize yourself with its operations and exercise care
when using it.
Install and level your dishwasher on an uncarpeted floor that can support its weight.
Your dishwasher must be properly grounded. Never connect it to an ungrounded outlet.
See the “Meeting installation requirements” section for more information on grounding your
dishwasher.
Use the dishwasher only for its intended function.
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Use only detergents or rinse agents recommended for use in a dishwasher, and keep them
out of the reach of children.
After unpacking the dishwasher, keep the packaging out of the reach of children.
Locate sharp items so that they do not damage the door seal.
Knives and other utensils with sharp points must be loaded in the basket with their points
facing downwards or placed in a horizontal position.
Do not wash plastic items unless they are marked “dishwasher safe” or the equivalent
thereof.
For plastic items that are not marked in this way, check the manufacturer’s
recommendations.
Do not operate the dishwasher unless all enclosure panels are properly in place.
Do not tamper with the controls.
Do not abuse, sit, or stand on the door, lid, or dish baskets of the dishwasher.
Do not put pressure on the door when it is open as this may damage the dishwasher or
result in injury.
Take care when opening the door, as hot water may splash onto your hand.
Do not install this dishwasher under the power outlet or place the extension cord on the
dishwasher.
Do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
Do not expose the dishwasher to direct sunlight.
To reduce the risk of injury, do not allow children to play in or on the dishwasher.
To reduce the risk of fire or explosion:
-	 Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced in a hot water system that
has not been used for two weeks or more. HYDROGEN GAS IS EXPLOSIVE. If the hot
water system has not been used for such a period, before using the dishwasher turn
on all hot water faucets and let the water flow from each for several minutes. This will
release any accumulated hydrogen gas. As the gas is flammable, do not smoke or use
an open flame during this time.
Disconnect the power cord (or disconnect the circuit breaker) before servicing your
dishwasher.
Do not allow children to play in or on the dishwasher. They may harm themselves or
damage the dishwasher.
Do not repair, replace, or service any part of your dishwasher yourself. Disassembly, repairs
and modifications are permitted by authorized service technicians only. Work done by an
unauthorized person may void your warranty.
Before disposing of your dishwasher, remove the door of the washing compartment or the
door latch so that children or small animals do not get trapped inside.
Do not add any solvents into the dishwasher as this may result in an explosion.
Do not use industrial detergent.
Do not add dishwashing detergent into the rinse compartment.
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In particular, keep the detergent dispenser dry when using the delay start function as it may
become clogged up.
The dishwasher is extremely heavy. Do not attempt to move or carry the dishwasher by
yourself. Two or more people are needed to move a dishwasher and avoid potential injuries.
If the power cord or plug is damaged, do not repair it yourself. Call a qualified person from
the manufacturer or service company.
This appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons unless they
have been adequately supervised by a responsible person to ensure that they can use the
appliance safely. Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
the appliance.
Check the power supply, the water supply connection, and operate the product to check
for malfunctions and water leaks when operating the installed product.
The appliance door should always be closed as this could allow people to walk into it.
This appliance is intended for domestic use, but can be used in similar locations such as:
-	 staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working environments;
-	 farm houses;
- 	 by clients in hotels, motels and other residential type environments;
-	 bed and breakfast type environments.
The power plug must be accessible after the installation.
After the dishwasher is installed, check that the drain hose is properly connected and
that there is no leakage from the hose connectors. If the drain hose is loose, it may cause
property damage.
The water supply hose is susceptible to breakage. As time goes by, it becomes less
flexible. Check the line periodically. If it is swollen, torn, cut or there is a water leak, replace
it immediately.
Do not put gasoline, solvents, or other flammable materials inside the dishwasher. Do not
wash dishes exposed to these materials.
Keep your dishwasher detergent out of the reach of children. Detergent has an adverse
effect on human organs. It contains elements for polishing and is corrosive. Avoid letting the
detergent come into contact with your skin and eyes.
Do not install the dishwasher near electrical components. Keep the dishwasher away from
open flames.
If the dishwasher is left unused for an extended period of time, turn off the water supply.
This dishwasher is intended for residential use only.
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Child care
-	 To ensure your children’s safety, use the Child Lock function while using this appliance.
For detailed information about the Child Lock function, refer to the description about the
Child Lock button in the “Control panel” section.
-	 Do not allow children to play with or operate the appliance.
-	 Keep children away from detergents and rinse aid. These may result in asphyxiation or
chemical burns to the mouth, throat or eyes.
-	 Keep children away from the open dishwasher. The water in the rinsing compartment is
not drinking water and could contain detergent residue.
-	 If the appliance is installed at eye-level, ensure that children are not caught or crushed
between the appliance door and the cupboard door when opening and closing the
door.
MEETING INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
Electrical supply and grounding
To prevent unnecessary risk of fire, electrical shock, or personal injury, all wiring must be
grounded. It is the personal responsibility of the appliance owner to provide adequate electrical
service for this appliance.
Never use an extension cord.
When preparing for installation, ensure that your power supply offers:
•	 An individual circuit serving only your dishwasher
Your dishwasher must be grounded. If your dishwasher malfunctions or breaks down, grounding
will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for the electric
current.
Never connect the ground wire to plastic plumbing lines, gas lines, or hot water pipes.
Water supply
Your dishwasher will fill properly when your water pressure is 0.05 ~ 0.8 MPa. Water pressure
less than 0.05 MPa may result in a water supply valve failure, which does not allow the water
supply valve to shut off completely. Alternatively, it may take the dishwasher longer to fill than
allowed by the controls, resulting in the dishwasher turning off. (A filling time limit, designed to
prevent overflowing/flooding if an internal line becomes loose, has been built into the controls.)
•	 Ensuring that water faucets are easily accessible.
•	 Turning off faucets when the dishwasher is not in use.
•	 Periodically checking for leaks on the water supply hose fittings.
Before using your dishwasher for the first time, check all connections on the water supply valves
and faucets for leaks.
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CAUTION
WARNING
WARNING
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Flooring
For best performance, your dishwasher must be installed on a solidly constructed floor.
Never install your dishwasher on a platform or poorly supported structure.
Your dishwasher must be properly installed in accordance with the Installation Guide before it is used. If you
did not receive an Installation Guide with your dishwasher, you can receive one by visiting our website at
www.samsung.com.
BEFORE USING YOUR DISHWASHER
WARNING
Tipping-Over Hazard
- Do not use the dishwasher until it is correctly installed.
- Do not push down on an open door.
- Do not place excessive weight on the open door.
- Do not connect the power cord before it is fully installed.
Electric Shock Hazard
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire or electric shock:
- Electrically ground the dishwasher
- Do not use an extension cord.
- Do not install the dishwasher in front of the power outlet.
When the power cord needs to be replaced, please call a Samsung Service technician.
CONNECTING THE AQUA STOP (MODELS: DMS400TR/DMS500TR/D146)
WARNING
The aqua stop must not be bent, crushed or entangled when being connected.
Connect the threaded hose fitting on the aqua stop to a tap with an external thread (3/4
inches).
The aqua stop is fitted with either a plastic or a metal nut:
- Tighten the nut by hand only.
Then perform a visual check for any water leaks (Make sure that the tap is not dripping).
NORMAL USE
WARNING
The aqua stop is an electrical part.
Therefore, do not damage the aqua stop or cut off the hose of the aqua stop.
If the aqua stop is damaged, immediately pull out the power plug to turn off the power.
WARNING
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contents
setting up your dishwasher
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Unpacking your dishwasher
9	
Checking parts
10	
Adjusting the level
10	
Power source
11	
Connecting the hose
12	
Control panel
14	
Program selector
14	
Display
using your dishwasher
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15	
Salt container setting
17	
Adjusting the angle of the plate supports
18	
Adjusting the height of the top basket
19	
Handling the top and bottom basket
19	
Loading the top and bottom baskets
20	
Using the cutlery basket
21	
Using the detergent & rinse aid dispenser
programs
23
23	
Program overview
cleaning and maintaining your
dishwasher
24
24	
Cleaning the exterior
24	
Cleaning the interior
24	
Cleaning the nozzles
25	
Cleaning the filter
25	
Storing your dishwasher
troubleshooting
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26	
Check these points if your dishwasher…
28	
Information codes
appendix
29
29	
Detailed part names and images
30	
Helping the environment
30	
Specifications
31	
Notice about recycling
31	
Declaration of conformity
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setting up your dishwasher
Be sure to have your installer follow these instructions closely so that your new
dishwasher works properly and that you’re not at risk of injury when washing
dishes.
UNPACKING YOUR DISHWASHER
• Once your new dishwasher has been delivered to you, carefully unpack it and check for any damage.
If the dishwasher has been damaged, make note of it on the waybill and keep a copy. Do not install the
dishwasher, and call your Samsung Service Centre referring to the back of the cover.
• If there is no damage to the product, you can proceed with the installation. If you are going to install it
yourself, make sure to read through the installation guide and follow the directions inside.
• After unpacking your dishwasher, keep the packaging out of the reach of children to ensure their safety.
CHECKING PARTS (Refer to the “Detailed part names and images” section)
When your dishwasher has been unpacked, make sure you’ve received all the parts shown below.
If your dishwasher was damaged during shipping, or if you do not have all the parts, contact Samsung
Service Centre referring to the back of the cover.
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Door handle
Display
Control panel
Drain hose
Aqua stop
(models: DMS400TR,
DMS500TR/D146)
Power cord
Water supply
hose
Top basket
Upper spray arm
Top spray arm (Invisible)
Lower spray arm
Cutlery basket
Salt container
Bottom basket
Filter
Detergent & rinse aid dispensers
Vapor vent cover
Latch
Top Shelf
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ADJUSTING THE LEVEL
Unfasten the adjusting nuts of the legs.
Rotate the legs to adjust the height.
If the ground surface is too uneven, please contact a qualified
service technician.
POWER SOURCE
This product operates on a AC 220 ~ 240 V / 50 Hz power source.
Higher
Leveler
Lower
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Connecting the hose
•	 Connect the appliance to the water mains using a new set of hoses. Do not reuse the old hoses.
Water supply hose
1.	 Turn off the water supply.
2.	 Fasten the water supply hose (or aqua stop) to the inlet
connector tightly.
3.	 Turn on the water supply.
Drain hose
1.	 If you use only the drain hose for drainage, place and install
it below 80 cm from the ground.
If the drain hose is installed higher than 80 cm, dirty water
may flow back or a significant amount of dirty water may
remain inside the dishwasher.
2.	 If you are sharing one drain pipe for the draining both the
dishwasher and the sink, connect the drain hose of the
dishwasher to the Y-adapter as shown in the figure below.
Do not install the Y-adapter higher than 80 cm from the
ground. This may result in dirty water flowing back or
a significant amount of dirty water remaining inside the
dishwasher.
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Below 80 cm
WARNING
Y-adapter
Below 80
cm
clamp
saddle
WARNING
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Control panel
PROGRAM
SELECTOR
You can select the appropriate wash program depending on the soil level of
your dishes. When a program is selected, the indicator for that program is lit.
DISPLAY
Displays the remaining wash time, the wash information (Delay start, Salt refill,
Rinse refill, Child lock), and error messages.
If an error occurs during an operation, an error message is displayed with a
warning sound. Refer to the information in the “Troubleshooting” section.
Plus+
Use the Plus+ button to add the drying and rinse cycles to the original
course. If the program has already started, this button is deactivated.
1/2
For small loads, only use the top or bottom basket to save energy. Press the
button repeatedly to select the top or bottom basket where you load your
dishware.
STERILIZATION
Press this button to use the sterilization function by increasing the heat by 80
degrees during the final rinse cycle.
This function is only available when selecting the Normal, Pots&Pans, Eco, or
Rinse Dry courses or the 4 in 1 function.
CHILD LOCK
The Child Lock function allows you to lock the buttons so that the wash cycle
you’ve chosen can’t be changed.
If you want to activate or deactivate the Child Lock function, press the
Sterilization button for 3 seconds. All buttons except for Power button will
be locked and “L” will be displayed when this feature is activated.
4 in 1
If you want to use multi-functional detergent such as “2 in 1”, “3 in 1”, and
“4 in 1” detergent, select a program and then press this button. (The 4 in 1
function is only available when selecting the Normal, Eco, Pots&Pans, Crystal
and Quick programs.)
Though the “Rinse Refill” indicator is lit while the 4 in 1 function is activated,
you do not have to add rinse detergent to the rinse aid dispenser.
DELAY START
Use the Delay Start button to preset the start time. The indicator changes
each time the button is pressed. The delay start time can be adjusted from 1
hour to 24hours.
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2
1
8
4
5
6
7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
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START/RESET
Press this button to start the selected program.
When the door is opened while the dishwasher is operating, the Pause
function is activated.
When the Pause function is activated, only the Power button works.
To deactivate the Pause function, close the door.
If you want to reset the selected program, press the Start/Reset button for 3
seconds.
POWER
When pressed, all indicator lights turn on and off and the most recently
finished program light is lit.
When the dishwasher is running and a selected program has finished, ‘En’ is
displayed and the power turns off automatically.
•	 A wash program must be selected only before starting an operation, and the selected program can not
be changed during an operation.
•	 If you want to change the program after starting an operation, press the Start/Reset button for 3
seconds to reset the selected program and then change the program.
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PROGRAM SELECTOR
• The indicator changes each time the button is pressed.
• Press the select button to select one of the seven available wash programs.
• By pressing the select button, the program is selected in the order of “Normal → Quick → Pots & Pans
→ Crystal → Eco → Prewash → Rinse Dry”.
DISPLAY
1. When additional rinse and drying cycles, Half Load, 4 in 1, Sterilization, Child Lock or Delay Start are
selected, the respective indicators are lit.
2. When “Rinse Refill” remains lit, there is no rinse aid in the dispenser and you should refill the rinse aid
dispenser.
3. When “Salt Refill” remains lit, there is no salt in the salt container and you should refill the salt container.
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Half load (Upper spray arm)
4 in 1
Additional Rinse +2
Additional Rinse +1
Additional Dry
Half load (Lower spray arm)
Salt Refill
Delay Start
Rinse Refill
Sterilization
Child Lock
Normal
Quick
Program selection button
Pots & Pans
Prewash
Crystal
Rinse Dry
Eco.
Rinsing
Washing Drying
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Salt container setting
Filling the salt container with special salt
1.	 Turn the cap anti-clockwise to remove it.
2.	 Fill the salt container with salt. Use a funnel or similar mechanism to easily and cleanly fill the
container.
3.	 After filling the container, wipe off any spilled salt to seal the cap properly.
4.	 Screw the cap tightly to prevent any suds from penetrating that may cause a water softening
problem.
Using special salt
Prior to using the dishwasher for the first time;
-	 When the “Salt Refill” indicator on the control panel is lit
-	 Fill the container with special salt using the funnel:
The capacity of the container is approx. 1kg depending on the grain size. Do not overfill the
salt container.
-	 After filling the container with special salt, pour water into the salt container.
If the “Salt Refill” indicator is lit, refill the salt within the next three times of using it.
Example adding special salt
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Salt Container
Special salt for dishwashers
Funnel
Salt
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Using the salt container
•	 Your dishwasher is equipped with an adjustable water softening system.
To avoid scale deposits on the dishes and in the dishwasher, the dishes should be washed
with soft water, i.e. water with a low lime content.
The salt container should be adjusted according to the hardness of the water in your area.
Your local Water Authority can advise you on the hardness of the water in your area.
•	 If you want to change the water softening level, you should set it manually as follows:
1.	 Press the Power button. (The dishwasher should turn off.)
2.	 Press the buttons sequentially. (At this time a button sound is heard.)
1)	 Press the 1/2 button for three seconds.
2)	 Press the Sterilization button.
3.	 To change the salt container level, press the 1/2 button.
(To select the new level, refer to the chart.)
We recommend that customers set the salt container when the dishwasher is initially
installed by a technician.
Filling the salt container with special salt
•	 Use only special salt for dishwashers. Do not fill the salt container with any another type of
salt or dishwasher detergent as this would irreparably damage the salt container.
•	 If you are not going to wash your dishes immediately, you should run the Prewash program.
This will clean any salt that has run out of the container and any salt that has been spilt.
•	 Depending on the size of the salt grains, it can take several hours for the salt to dissolve in
the water and the special salt indicator to turn off.
Adjusting the salt container system
•	 Adjust the salt container according to the water hardness level of your area. The salt
container has 6 settings (refer to the table below).
No. indicated on the
multi-display
Water hardness
Water soft cycle /
Dishwashing cycle
Uses Salt
ºdH ºTH mmol/l Range
1 29-70 51-125 5.1-12.5 VI 1/1 Yes
2 19-28 33-50 3.3-5.0 III / VI 1/2 Yes
3 15-18 26-32 2.6-3.2 III 1/3 Yes
4 11-14 19-25 1.9-2.5 II 1/4 Yes
5 4-10 7-18 0.7-1.8 I/II 1/5 Yes
0 < 4 < 7 < 0.7 I No salt No
1)	 The salt container is pre-set to “3” in the factory.
2)	 The water hardness is measured using international units, German degrees (°dH), French
degrees (°TH) and mmol/l(International unit for the hardness of water)
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ADJUSTING THE ANGLE OF THE PLATE SUPPORTS
The foldable plate spikes in the top and bottom baskets allow you to adjust the angle of the tines up to
five different levels according to the size and shape of the dishes. To adjust the angles, see the illustrations
below.
In the bottom basket, the plate support can be folded to make room for large items such as pots and pans.
In the top basket, the plate support can also be folded.
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Movable
tines
PULL
PUSH
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Adjusting the height of the top basket
This Samsung dishwasher uses a basket able to accommodate large-sized plates. By adjusting the
height of the top basket, you can make room for different sized dishes. You can place dinner plates with a
diameter of 36 cm in the bottom basket and plates up to 30 cm. in diameter in the top basket.
DMS301TR/DMS400TR/DMS500TR/D146
•	 Hold the sides of the top rack at the top and lift
up vertically.
•	 Hold the sides of the top rack at the top and
push down vertically.
We recommend adjusting the height of the top rack before loading dishes into the basket, as the
dishes may be damaged.
DMS300TR
1.	 Hold the sides of the top basket from above
and pull the basket all the way out. Then
remove the stopper from the guide rail and
remove it from the dishwasher.
2.	 Choose the position of the wheel for the top
basket as needed and insert the wheel into
the guide rail. Then install the stopper onto the
guide rail.
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CAUTION
Lower wheel
Guide rail
Upper wheel
Stopper
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HANDLING THE TOP AND BOTTOM BASKET
See the illustrations below for handling the top and bottom basket.
Please do not pull out the top and bottom baskets at the same time when both baskets are filled with
dishes.
Gently lift up the bottom basket and pull it out of the door. Then, draw out the top basket to the end of the
guide rail.
You can adjust the height of the top basket according to the overall height of the dishes in the bottom
basket. The maximum adjustable height is 5 cm
While the top basket is removable, it must be installed for the dishwasher to operate properly.
If you attempt to operate the dishwasher without the basket installed, noise will occur and the
dishwasher will perform poorly.
LOADING THE TOP AND BOTTOM BASKETS
The figures below show the proper way to load the baskets based on the European Standards (EN50242).
- Capacity: 12 place setting
- Position top basket: Top
- Program: Eco
- Additional options: None
- Rinse-aid setting: 6
- Reference detergent: 30 g (Main wash 25 g + Prewash 5 g)
Top basket Bottom basket
a. Cups, Saucers(Tea)
b. Glasses(Milk)
c. Dinner plates, large serving bowls(Minced meat)
d. Dessert dishes, small serving
bowls, dishes(Spinach)
e. Soup bowls(Oat flake)
f. Dinner plates, dessert dishes(Egg)
g. Oval platters(Margarine)
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CAUTION
PULL
③
PULL
PUSH
PULL
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Using the glass support
You can load cups or glasses into the glass support. This is
also very convenient for washing wine glasses. You can place
wine glasses onto the pegs of the glass support. You can fold
the glass support back when it is not being used.
Using the cutlery basket
The cutlery basket consists of three compartments.
Each knife, spoon, or fork can be placed separately into the
spoon stand to prevent chipping and discoloration.
DO NOT let any item extend through the bottom.
1 Soup spoon 2 Fork 3 Knife
4 Tea spoon 5 Dessert spoon 6 Serving fork
7 Serving spoon 8 Gravy ladle
The cutlery basket can be used with the cover either open or removed. Refer to the illustrations below to
remove the cover. Take care not to break the plastic latch.
using your dishwasher
REMOVE
PUSH
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Using the detergent & rinse aid dispenser
Filling the detergent dispenser
1.	 Pull the latch to open the dispenser. (The cover is always
opened at the end of a washing program.)
2.	 Add 25 g detergent to the Main wash compartment and
add 5 g to the Pre-wash compartment, and close the
cover.
Using the detergent
•	 Detergent should be added into the detergent compartment before starting each program
(except for the prewash program).
•	 The proper amount of detergent leads to the best performance.
Use only special detergent designed for automatic dishwashers. (Ordinary handwashing
detergent should not be used, as the foam can interfere with the proper operation).
The detergent used is a special dishwasher detergent and like all household chemicals
should be treated as toxic and kept out of the reach of children.
Clean any detergent or substance on the sealing part of the cover as the cover may
become stuck.
Using the multi-functional tablet detergent
If you wish to use the multi-functional tablet detergents such as “2 in 1”, “3 in 1”, “4 in 1” etc...
•	 Press the 4 in 1 button on the control panel.
•	 Before the start of the dishwashing cycle, place the tablet detergent in the detergent
dispenser.
The cover opens automatically to dispense the detergent during the wash.
The numbers in the detergent dispenser refer to grams.
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Main
wash
Pre-wash
WARNING
WARNING
WARNING
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Filling the rinse aid dispenser
Your dishwasher has been designed to use liquid rinse aid.
The use of a rinse aid greatly improves the drying performance during the drying cycle.
1.	 Push and turn the dispenser knob counterclockwise to
open the cover.
2.	 Pour rinse aid into the opening until the indicator points to
“max”. Avoid overfilling the dispenser.
3.	 Adjust the amount of rinse aid released during the rinse
operation.
You can adjust the amount over six levels (1~6). The
greater the number, the larger the amount of rinse aid
released. The factory default is 6.
When the rinse dispenser is filled, it is good for about 40
washes.
If you feel uncomfortable adjusting the leveler, using a
couple of coins will make your adjustments easier.
4.	 Close the cover.
Turn the dispenser knob clockwise.
We strongly recommended using only liquid rinse aid.
using your dishwasher
6
m
a
x
5 4
3
2
1
CAUTION
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programs _23
programs
Program overview
Soil level
Normal wash
program
For lightly
soiled
crockery
For heavily
soiled
crockery
with
stubborn
Leftovers
For washing
glassware
For lightly
soiled and
crockery
For rinsing
to remove
odors
Keep dishes
soaked
Amount of
food remains
A lot A little A lot A little Very little
Wash
program
Normal 65 ºC Eco 45 ºC
Pots & Pans
70 ºC
Crystal 40 ºC Quick 40 ºC Rinse Dry Prewash
Washing
time
101 min 167 min 137 min 72 min 28 min 43 min 7 min
Program
sequence
Prewash
Room temp.
Prewash
Room temp.
Prewash
40 ºC
Prewash
Room temp.
Wash 40 ºC
Main Rinse
70 ºC
Prewash
Room temp.
Wash 65 ºC Wash 45 ºC Wash 70 ºC Wash 40 ºC 1st Rinse Dry End
1st Rinse 1st Rinse 1st Rinse 1st Rinse
Main Rinse
50 ºC
End
2nd Rinse
Main Rinse
63 ºC
2nd Rinse
Main Rinse
55 ºC
End Keep Dry
Main Rinse
70 ºC
Dry
Main Rinse
75 ºC
Dry Keep Dry
Dry End Dry End
End Keep Dry End Keep Dry
Keep Dry Keep Dry
•	 The wash time may vary depending on the added steps.
•	 The wash time may vary depending on the water pressure, draining conditions, and the temperature of
the supplied water.
•	 Using the Keep Dry process, you can improve the drying performance. If you want to unload dishware,
you can open the dishwasher.
•	 The Rinse Dry, Prewash courses do not require detergent.
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24_ cleaning and maintaining your dishwasher
cleaning and maintaining your
dishwasher
Keeping your dishwasher clean improves its performance, reduces unnecessary
repairs, and lengthens its life.
Cleaning the exterior
It’s best to clean spills on the outside of your dishwasher as they occur. Use a soft damp cloth on the
control panel to gently wipe away spills and dust. Do not use benzene, wax, thinner, chlorine bleach, or
alcohol. These materials may discolor the inner walls and may cause stains. Do not clean the dishwasher by
sprinkling water over it and avoid water coming into contact with any of the electrical parts.
If your dishwasher has a stainless steel door panel, it can be cleaned with a stainless steel cleaner for
Home Appliances or similar product using a clean, soft cloth.
Cleaning the interior
Clean the interior of your dishwasher periodically to remove any dirt or food particles. Wipe the inside of the
dishwasher and the inner part of the door with a wet dishcloth. We recommend running the dishwasher
periodically (using a Quick or Rinse Dry program with the Sterilization option) with an empty load after
inserting dishwasher detergent. This will keep your dishwasher clean.
If white spots and odor are still present in your dishwasher, run the Quick program without loading dishes
until it flushes, then interrupt the cycle and add 200 g cup of white vinegar solution into the bottom basket
and finish the cycle. Do not use detergent.
Do not remove the Seal tub front (the long rubber seal enclosing the opening of the dishwasher).
Cleaning the nozzles
If the cleaning performance of your dishwasher is continually low or the nozzles seem clogged, you can
clean each of the nozzles. When removing the spray arm, take care as they may break.
Lower spray arm
1.	 Use a sharp object such as a toothpick to
remove leftovers from the spray arm.
2.	 Remove the bottom basket.
3.	 Pull the lower spray arm firmly upwards to
remove it.
4.	 Use a pointed object such as a toothpick to
push food particles into the spray arm jets.
5.	 Rinse thoroughly under running water.
6.	 Return the spray arm and check that it rotates freely.
CAUTION
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Cleaning the filter
1.	 Rotate the filter cap in an anti-clockwise direction to release the coarse filter.
2.	 Remove the fine filter (rectangular).
3.	 Remove the outer filter (circle).
4.	 Rinse the coarse, fine and outer filters under running water.
5.	 Insert the filters into the tub and turn the filter cap clockwise to fix it.
Storing your dishwasher
If you need to store your dishwasher for an extended period of time, first drain and disconnect it, as your
dishwasher may be damaged if water is left in the hoses and internal components before storing it.
After draining and disconnecting the dishwasher, be sure to turn off the water supply valve and circuit
breaker.
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26_ troubleshooting
troubleshooting
CHECK THESE POINTS IF YOUR DISHWASHER…
PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION
Will not start. The door is not closed completely.
The Start button is not selected.
Check that the door is latched and
closed completely.
Press the Start button after closing
the door.
No program is selected. Select a program.
The power cord is not connected. Connect the power cord.
The water supply does not work. Check that the water supply valve is
open.
Has a bad odor. There is water left over from the last
cycle.
Insert detergent without loading
dishes, and run the Normal cycle to
clean the dishwasher.
Has water remaining
after the program has
finished.
The drain hose is folded or clogged. Straighten the hose.
Has food particles
remaining on dishes.
An inappropriate program has been
selected.
Select a program according to the
number and soil level of the dishes,
as directed in this manual.
The filter is contaminated. Clean the filter.
No dishwashing detergent is being
used.
Use a automatic dishwasher
detergent.
The pressure of the supplied water
is low.
The proper pressure of the supplied
water should be 0.05 ~ 0.8 Mpa.
One of the nozzles is clogged. Clean the nozzle.
The dishes are improperly loaded. Rearrange the dishes so they do not
interfere with the spray arm and the
dispenser operation.
Does not dry dishes well. There is no rinse aid in the dispenser. Check the dispenser and add rinse
aid.
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PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION
Leaves an oily film on the
dishes. The dishes are
not clean enough.
The amount of detergent is incorrect. Supply the appropriate amount of
automatic dishwasher detergent.
Too many dishes have been loaded. Load only an appropriate number of
dishes.
Dishes are loaded incorrectly. Load your dishes as recommended
(refer to the “Loading the top and
bottom baskets” section).
The pressure of the supplied water is
insufficient.
The proper pressure of the supplied
water is 0.05 ~ 0.8 MPa.
Improper detergent is being used. Use an automatic dishwasher
detergent.
There is no rinse aid. Check the dispenser and add rinse
aid.
The water is too hard. Add salt into the salt container.
Is too noisy. Sound is generated when the
dispenser cover is open. Sound is
generated when the drain pump is
operating at an early stage.
This is a normal operation.
The dishwasher is not level. Ensure that the dishwasher is level.
There is a ‘chopping’ sound because
a nozzle is bumping against the
dishes.
Rearrange the dishes.
Leaves glasses with a
dim polish.
The supplied water is soft and too
much detergent is being supplied.
Underload the dishwasher and use a
rinse aid to minimize this.
Leaves black or gray
marks on the dishes.
Aluminum dishes have been loaded. Remove the marks on the dishes
using a low sensitivity cleaner.
Leaves a yellow or brown
film on the inside of the
dishwasher.
This occurs from coffee and tea
soils.
Remove the soils using a spot
cleaner.
Does not have any lamps
lit.
The power is not connected. Connect the power cord.
Does not have a
smoothly rotating spray
arm.
The nozzle hole is clogged with food
particles.
Clean the nozzle hole.
Has a bent top basket
after loading dishes.
The dishes are not loaded properly. Load your dishes as recommended
(refer to the “Loading the top and
bottom baskets” section).
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Information codes
Information codes are displayed to help you better understand what is occurring with your dishwasher.
If any of the codes below occur, you should select the Reset option and follow the respective instruction.
CODE SYMBOL MEANING SOLUTION
The door is not closed
completely
Close the door.
Water supply error Make sure the water supply is on.
Make sure the water supply hose is not
twisted.
Make sure the water pressure is not too low.
Water drainng error Check the drain hose and the draining route.
Hot water supply Check the temperature of the water supply.
~
Function Error (Except F2) Before requesting service, unplug the power
supply and turn the water valve off.
A communications error
between the display PCB and
the main PCB
Call the service center.
Switch error Restart the appliance.
Temperature sensor problem Before requesting service, unplug the power
supply and turn the water valve off.
For the more detailed information about the error codes, or if the suggested solution doesn’t fix the
problem, call your Samsung Service Centre referring to the back of the cover.
troubleshooting
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appendix _29
appendix
Detailed part names and images
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Top basket
Upper spray arm
Top spray arm (Invisible)
Lower spray arm
Cutlery basket
Salt container
Bottom basket
Filter
Detergent & rinse aid
dispensers
Vapor vent cover
Latch
Top shelf
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30_ appendix
HELPING THE ENVIRONMENT
• Your dishwasher is manufactured from recyclable materials. If you decide to dispose of it, please
observe local waste disposal regulations. Cut off the power cable so that the appliance cannot be
connected to a power source.
• Remove the door so that animals and small children cannot get trapped inside the appliance.
• Do not exceed the detergent quantities recommended in the detergent manufacturers’ instructions.
SPECIFICATIONS
Model DMS300TR/DMS301TR/DMS400TR/DMS500TR/D146
Type Dishwasher Wash capacity 12 place setting
Power AC 220 ~ 240 V / 50 Hz Wash temperature Eco 45 °C
Wash type Rotating nozzle spray Rinse temperature Eco 63 °C
Dry type
Condensation drying
system for energy
recycling
Standard amount of
used water
Eco 13.2 ℓ
Used water pressure 0.05 ~ 0.8 MPa
Number of wash
cycles
Standard 7 cycles
Dimensions
(Width × Depth × Height)
Free-Standing 598 × 596 × 845 mm
Rated power usage
Circulation pump 80~110 W
Heater 1900~2100 W
Weight Unpacked 48 kg / Packed 56 kg
appendix
605 mm
minimum
600 mm
minimum
820
mm
minimum
• Reference drawing for the installation (Built-in type)
845
598 596
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appendix _31
Notice about recycling
WARNING
Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components
which can be recycled and reused.
This symbol means that electrical and electronic equipment, at their end-of-life, should be
disposed of separately from your household waste.
Please dispose of this equipment at your local community waste collection/recycling centre.
In the European Union there are separate collection systems for used electrical and electronic
products. Please help us to conserve the environment we live in!
Declaration of conformity
This product complies with the requirements of the directives
EMC-Directive 2004/108/EC
Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC
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WARNING
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Questions or Comments?
COUNTRY CALL OR VISIT US ONLINE AT
AUSTRIA 0810 - SAMSUNG
(7267864, € 0.07/min)
www.samsung.com
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BAHRAIN 8000-4726
JORDAN 800-22273
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My Samsung dishwasher DMS300TRS/XFA door cable broke and the one pulley got damaged. The other pulley is also slightly damaged and therefore I would like to replace both pulleys. Serial no of dishwasher: A3IJG9M00739 (Sept. 2012) I don't have part numbers. It is a white pulley with 2 screws. I am in Nelspruit Mpumalanga. Do you know of a supplier that will be able to supply me the 2 pulleys. Kind regards

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