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Frigidaire Gallery FGBD2431K Use And Care Manual

Frigidaire gallery fgbd2431k: 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 -12
www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044
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Dishwasher
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352
Care
Factors Affecting Performance .......................... 14
Care and Cleaning ........................................... 15
Warranty ........................................................ 19

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  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire Gallery FGBD2431K

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Product Registration ... 3 Dishwasher Features ... 4 Operating Instructions ... 5 - 8 Preparing and Loading Dishes ... 9 -12 www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 & Care TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents ...
  • 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 www.frigidaire.com or by dropping your Product Registration Card in the mail. PRODUCT REGISTRATION NOTE Very Important Information—...
  • Page 4: 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 5: Operating Instructions

    5. Select desired 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: Cycle Chart

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS On some models, the Smart Sensor checks the soil level on your dishes in the Heavy Wash, Normal Wash, and Top Rack 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 7: Delay Start

    Delay Start The DELAY START option allows you to automatically delay starting your dishwasher from 1-10, 1-24 or 2-4-6 hours depending on your model. On models with 1-10 or 1-24 hour delay, press the DELAY START pad until the desired delay time shows in the STATUS window.
  • Page 8 When the SANITIZE option is selected, the SANITIZED light will glow when the SANITIZE cycle is finished. If the dishwasher did not properly sanitize the dishes, the light will not come on. This can happen if the cycle is interrupted. The light will remain on until the door is opened.
  • 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. Upper Rack Option TOP RACK - option can be used to wash a wide assortment of items when you don't have a full load.
  • Page 11: Loading The Bottom Rack

    B) Pull rack slightly forward as the adjustable mechanism locks into place. To lower the upper rack, lift the rack straight upward and push rack slightly towards the rear of the dishwasher as it is lowered. Loading the Bottom Rack Features and appearance of racks and silverware basket may vary from your model.
  • Page 12: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    • 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. CAUTION Load sharp items (knives, skewers, etc.)
  • Page 13: 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 14: Factors Affecting Performance

    Adjustable setting Dispenser Cap 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 15: 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 16: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    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. • Check rack loading section for proper loading—avoid nesting items.
  • Page 17: Dishware Stained Or Discolored

    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 • You will need a trim kit. • See Step 10 of Installation Instructions that came with your dishwasher for more information. Stains on Tub Interior • Washing large amounts of dishware with tomato based soil can cause a pink/orange appearance. This will not affect performance and will gradually fade over time.
  • 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.