Frigidaire FDB435RFS5 Use & Care Manual

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Instructions .........................
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Loading Dishes.................
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Performance .......................
Cleaning .............................
Color Panels ......................
Consumer Services
Warranty & Service .............................. 15
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    (see Features page for location) 1-800-944-9044 Questions? (United States) 1-866-213-9397 (Canada) Visit our Web Site at READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Product Registration Card Please fill in completely, sign and return promptly! Safety Instructions ... Features ... Normal Operating Sounds ...
  • Page 2: Instructions

    • Read all instructions before using your dishwasher. • Use your dishwasher only as instructed in this Use and Care Manual. • This Manual does not cover every possible condition and situation that may occur. Use common sense and caution when installing, operating and maintaining any appliance.
  • Page 3: Features

    Dishwasher Features Your dishwasher cleans by spraying a mixture of hot water and detergent through the spray arms against soiled surfaces. Each cycle begins with a pre-drain. Next, the dishwasher fills with water covering the filter area. Water is then pumped through the filter and spray arms. Soil particles go down the drain as the water is pumped out and replaced with clean water.
  • Page 4: Normal Operating Sounds

    Information— Read Before Operating Your Dishwasher! Normal Operating Sounds This dishwasher does not sound like most dishwashers—IT’S QUIETER. Your Precision Wash System® dishwasher uses energy efficient motors for the wash and drain portions of the cycle you select. Each cycle has a series of water fills and drains for washing and rinsing dishes.
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Wash Cycle Selections Note: Cycle times are approximate. Cycle Description Pots & For pots, pans, casseroles, and Pans* dinnerware with dried-on or baked- on soils. Heavy For heavily soiled Wash dishes and silverware. Normal For regularly soiled Wash dishes and silverware.
  • Page 6: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    Unless the dishwasher is to be operated at once, it is best to rinse off these food soils. • Load racks so that large items do not prevent the detergent dispenser from opening.
  • Page 7 • Unlatch door and wait a few seconds until wash action stops before opening. • Add the item and wait a few seconds to allow cold air to slowly expand inside dishwasher. • Close door firmly to latch and resume cycle.
  • Page 8: And Detergents

    Filling the Detergent Dispenser The detergent dispenser has one covered and one uncovered cup. Detergent in the uncovered cup falls into the dishwasher when the door is closed. The covered cup opens automatically in the main wash. Cover...
  • Page 9: Dishwasher Dispenser

    Adjustable setting Dispenser Cap (continued) Water Pressure The hot water line to dishwasher must provide water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. Low water pressure may occur when laundry or showers are in operation. Wait until water use is reduced before starting dishwasher.
  • Page 10: Care And Cleaning

    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. A drain air gap is usually mounted on countertop and can be inspected by removing the cover.
  • Page 11: Changing Color Panels

    4. Replace bottom trim by fitting slot over bottom edge of door and press to secure. Customized Wood Panels Your dishwasher can be customized with 1/4” wood panels. Refer to your installation instructions for more information. Bottom...
  • Page 12: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result of defective workmanship or material in your dishwasher. Food Soils Left on Dishes • Choose another cycle for longer washing time.
  • Page 13: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    • Spilled rinse aid can cause foam and lead to overflowing. Wipe up any spills with a damp cloth. • Check to see that dishwasher is level. (See Installation Instructions.) Normal Sounds You Will Hear • Normal sounds include water fill, water circulation and motor sounds.
  • Page 14: Dishwashing Problems

    2. Do not add detergent. 3. Select the HEAVY WASH cycle. Close and latch door to start. 4. Allow dishwasher to run for 25 minutes to reach the main wash portion of cycle. 5. Unlatch and open door and pour 2 cups of white vinegar into the bottom of dishwasher.
  • Page 15: Warranty Information

    USA 800•944•9044 Electrolux Home Products North America P.O. Box 212378 Augusta, GA 30917 Your dishwasher is protected by this warranty THROUGH OUR AUTHORIZED SERVICERS, WE WILL: Pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance which prove to be defective in materials or workmanship.
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