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Electrolux EIDW1805KS Use And Care Manual

18”built-in dishwasher
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Use & Care Guide
1 8 " B u i l t - I n D i s h w a s h e r
(675000610595 & 2011/05)



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide 1 8 ” B u i l t - I n D i s h w a s h e r (675000610595 & 2011/05)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Detergent Left in Cup ...14 Warranty Information ... 15 Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new a p p l i a n c e .
  • Page 3: Safety

    “dishwasher safe” or the equivalent. Check with manufacturer for recommendations, if not marked. Items that are not dishwasher safe may melt. • If the dishwasher drains into a food disposal, make sure disposal is completely empty before running dishwasher. NOTE Save these important safety instructions for future reference.
  • Page 4: Feature Overview

    Lower Spray Arm Motor Each cycle starts with a pre-drain. Next, the dishwasher fills with water to a level even with the heating element. This water is constantly pumped through the rotating spray arm and sprayed on the dishes. Soiled water is pumped out and replaced with clean water during a cycle.
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    Appearance may vary from your model. 6. Select desired OPTIONS. 7. See Page 11 for instructions on connecting the portable dishwasher. 8. Run hot water faucet nearest dishwasher until water is hot. Turn water off. 9. To Start, close door to latch. Cycle Chart Water (approx.)
  • Page 6: Dish Preparation

    Unless the dishwasher is to be operated at once, it is best to rinse off these food soils. • Load dishes facing the center of the rack so that the water spray from the rotating spray arm can reach soiled surfaces.
  • Page 7: Preparing & Loading Dishes

    LOADING THE TOP RACK Glasses and cups — Place glasses and cups against outside pins at an angle. Cups with a concave bottom will collect water. Small plates and saucers — between middle two rows of pins. Plasticware — Load plasticware in the top rack to avoid melting.
  • Page 8: Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents

    1 teaspoon for each grain above 12. Unlatch the door, open slowly and add Pre Wash Cup detergent to the bottom of the tub. Close the door to latch and the dishwasher will continue through the cycle. Detergent Usage Guide Soft Water...
  • Page 9: Factors Affecting Performance

    120°F (49°C) to give satisfactory results. To check water temperature entering dishwasher: • Turn on hot water faucet nearest dishwasher for several minutes to clear cool water from pipes. • Hold a candy or meat thermometer in stream of water to check the temperature.
  • Page 10: Care & Cleaning

    To remove food fragments from the filter assembly, the filters must be removed from the dishwasher. To remove the filters, pull up on the edge of the main filter. Next, rinse the main filter and fine filter under running water. Cleaning with a brush may also be necessary to remove any fragments trapped in the filters.
  • Page 11 Care of Drain Air Gap If a drain air gap was installed for your built-in dishwasher, check to make sure it is clean so the dishwasher will drain properly. Drain air gaps are usually mounted on countertop and can be inspected by removing the cover.
  • Page 12: Connecting The Portable Dishwasher

    The portable dishwasher must be connected to a faucet and electrical outlet each time it is used. Follow directions on this page to properly connect dishwasher. Faucet Adapter Assembly (Figure A) Connecting the Portable Faucet Adapter Assembly (Figure B) CAUTION...
  • Page 13: Solutions To Common Problems

    To prevent, be sure dishwasher is getting a full fill of water. Water should reach base of heating element. If water level is low, have water pressure checked by a plumber.
  • Page 14: Tarnish On Silver Plates

    Be sure door is firmly closed. It is normal for —Food soil dishwasher to pause between cycles. Leaking? Check for items sticking out of dishwasher that could prevent door from closing and sealing properly. Use only fresh dishwashing detergent to is caused by avoid oversudsing.
  • Page 15: Warranty Information

    Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used, and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.