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Frigidaire FPHD2491KF Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire fphd2491kf: user guide.
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Important Safety Instructions .............................. 2
Product Registration ........................................... 3
Dishwasher Features ......................................... 4
Operating Instructions ..................................... 5-8
Preparing and Loading Dishes ........................ 9-11 USA 1-800-944-9044
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Canada 1-800-265-8352
Factors Affecting Performance .......................... 13
Care and Cleaning ....................................... 14-15
Warranty ........................................................ 19


   Summary of Contents for Frigidaire FPHD2491KF

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Product Registration ... 3 Dishwasher Features ... 4 Operating Instructions ... 5-8 Preparing and Loading Dishes ... 9-11 USA 1-800-944-9044 & Care TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents ... 12 Factors Affecting Performance ...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your dishwasher, follow basic precautions including the following: • 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.
  • Page 3: Product Registration

    Purchase date Model number Serial number Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability to serve you. You can register online at or by dropping your Product Registration Card in the mail. PRODUCT REGISTRATION NOTE Very Important Information—...
  • Page 4: Dishwasher 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 by filling with water covering the filter area. Water is then pumped through the filter and spray arms.
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    5. Select desired OPTIONS (See Energy Options). The indicator light above the pad will glow when selected. 6. Run hot water faucet nearest dishwasher until water is hot. Turn water off. 7. To start, press START/CANCEL pad. 8. Close door to latch.
  • Page 6: Delay Start

    The light above the pad will turn off. To Cancel a Cycle You can cancel a cycle anytime during the cycle. Press START/CANCEL pad and the dishwasher will start a 60 second drain. At the end of the drain, select the desired cycle.
  • Page 7: Cycle Chart

    The Smart Soil Sensor checks the soil level on your dishes in the Power Plus, Light Wash, and Normal Wash cycles. Depending on soil level, the sensor will determine if additional water fills are needed to clean the dishes or if water fills can be deleted.
  • Page 8: Operating Instructions

    In the unlikely event the dishwasher malfunctions, the indicator may display one of the following codes "Er", or "CE". If one of these codes are displayed contact the Frigidaire Customer Care Center at 9044 troubleshooting the problem and/or locating an authorized service technician, if needed.
  • Page 9: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    Unless the dishwasher is to be operated at once, it is best to rinse off these food soils.
  • Page 10: Bowl Tines

    Open completely for those hard to fit items such as coffee pots, food processors, etc. As you load your dishwasher, you will find many other ways to use this unique feature. Adjustable Upper Rack (available on...
  • Page 11 • 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 12: Dishwasher Dispenser And Detergents

    As a rule, use 1 teaspoon for each grain above 12. Unlatch the door, open slowly and add detergent to the bottom of the tub. Close the door to latch and the dishwasher will continue through the cycle.
  • Page 13: Factors Affecting Performance

    Dispenser Cap FACTORS AFFECTING PERFORMANCE 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 14: Care And Cleaning

    A drain air gap is usually mounted on countertop and can be inspected by removing the cover. This is not part of your dishwasher and is not covered by warranty. Clean the Cylinder Filter The Cylinder Filter is designed to collect some big items such as broken glass, bones and pits.
  • Page 15: Care And Cleaning

    Clean the Fine Filter Take out the Cylinder Filter and remove the Fine Filter from the dishwasher tub bottom. To remove the Fine Filter you must first remove the bottom spray arm as shown below. Flush the Fine Filter by holding it under running water and...
  • Page 16: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    Failure to do so could result in property damage. NOTE See Installation Instructions for more details on disconnecting and restoring service to your dishwasher. Food Soils Left on Dishes • Choose another cycle for longer washing time. • Check rack loading section for proper loading—avoid nesting items.
  • Page 17: Dishwasher Leaks

    This is normal since each spray arm has its own sound. • It is normal for dishwasher to pause (no sound) when the wash action is switching between the lower and middle spray arms.
  • Page 18 Dishwasher Won’t Fill • Is water supply turned on? Dishwasher Has an Odor • Soiled dishes left in dishwasher too long can create an odor. Use Rinse & Hold cycle. • There will be a “new” smell when first installed. This is normal.
  • Page 19: Warranty

    Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing 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.

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  • John P. Landis Dec 19, 2018 11:55:
    The front seal at the bottom where it turns 90 degrees is pushed back towards the interior enabling it to leak. Is there any type of glue to hold it in place?
  • Gitti Pohl Jan 12, 2017 03:18:
    cannot download the pdf BBBBSSSSS