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Frigidaire FPID2498SF0A Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire FPID2498SF0A Use & Care Manual


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Important Safety Instructions ......................2
Product Registration ...................................3
Features at a Glance ...................................4
Operating Instructions .............................5-8
Preparing and Loading Dishes ................9-12 USA 1-800-944-9044
Factors Affecting Performance ...................15
Care and Cleaning ....................................16
Before you Call .................................... 18-19
Major Appliance Warranty .........................20 Canada 1-800-265-8352


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Product Registration ........3 Care and Cleaning ........16 Features at a Glance ........4 Winterizing..........17 Operating Instructions ......5-8 Before you Call ........18-19 Preparing and Loading Dishes ....9-12 Major Appliance Warranty ......20 Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents .. 13-14 USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • When loading items to be washed: WARNING -Locate sharp items and knives so that they are not likely to damage the door seal or tub. When using your dishwasher, follow basic -Load sharp items and knives with precautions, including the following: the handles up to reduce the risk of cut- type injuries.
  • Page 3: Product Registration

    Serial Number tub. Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances PLEASE BE ADVISED: If you compare this our ability to serve you. You can register online dishwasher to previous models, you may be at or by dropping your...
  • Page 4: Features At A Glance

    FEATURES AT A GLANCE Your dishwasher cleans by spraying a mixture of hot water and detergent through the spray arms against soiled surfaces. First, the dishwasher drains for a few seconds to remove soils dropped while loading, then fi lls with water covering the fi lter area. Water is then pumped through the spray arms. Soil particles go through and across the fi...
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Option Selections To Start a Cycle My Favorite Cycle The MY FAVORITE CYCLE option allows you to When the cycle and options have been selected, program your preferred cycle and options into one the LEDs over the cycle and options selected will button.
  • Page 6 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Spray Status Window Press SPRAY pad to select this option. This varies The STATUS window indicates the following the pressure optimally for the cycle’s intended activity: normal use. MINUTES..Number of minutes Scour left in cycle (1-99). Press SCOUR pad to select this option. This provides a very high “scour”...
  • Page 7 A problem has been detected with the electronic control system. *In all Error Code instances, if Pressing the cancel button or turning power off at the breaker for 5 min. does not resolve the problem, contact the Frigidaire Customer Care Center at 1-800-944-9044.
  • Page 8 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Cycle Chart Time * Water Washes/ Settings Cycle (Hours) (approx.) Rinses Heavy Default 7.0 - 7.9 gal. 4 Washes For pots, pans High 26.6 - 29.9 liters 3 Rinses casseroles and Options dinnerware with dried- Scour, Air Dry and Sanitize on or baked-on soils, and silverware Default...
  • Page 9: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Dish Preparation Scrape away large pieces of food, bones, pits, toothpicks, etc. The continuously fi ltered wash fl uid will remove remaining food particles. Burned-on foods should be loosened before loading. Empty liquids from glasses and cups. Foods such as mustard, mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice and tomato based products may cause discoloration of stainless steel and plastics...
  • Page 10 PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Flex Wash Fold-down Tines Upper Rack The Flex Wash system gives you the ability to The fold-down tines in the upper rack makes it wash the inside areas of baby bottles, narrow easy to load those extra large and hard-to-fi t glassware and other items.
  • Page 11 PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Bottom Rack 8 place settings standard loading pattern. Bottom Rack 10 place settings standard loading pattern. Cup Shelf/Stemware Holders The Cupshelf holder can be folded down to be used to load two levels of cups, juice glasses, and other short items or fold down both and use for long items such as utensils and spatulas.
  • Page 12 PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Features and appearance of racks and silverware The Stemware holder is used to securely hold basket may vary from your model. your wine glasses in place for the best wash. To properly secure you glass simply press the stem Load the silverware basket while it is in the of the glass into the center of the Cupshelf the bottom rack or take the basket out for loading on...
  • Page 13: Dishwasher Dispenser And Detergents

    DISHWASHER DISPENSER & DETERGENTS Filling the Detergent Dispenser How much Detergent to use The amount of detergent to use depends on the The detergent dispenser has a main wash cup water hardness. Water hardness is measured in where you will add your detergent or detergent grains per gallon.
  • Page 14 DISHWASHER DISPENSER & DETERGENTS Dosage of detergent Place a single detergent tablet or packet into the detergent dispenser compartment. Detergent Usage Chart Water Hardness Soft Water Medium Hard Water Hard Water (0-3 grains) (4-8 grains) (9-12 grains) 4 teaspoons 6 teaspoons Amount 8 teaspoons (teaspoons)
  • Page 15: Factors Affecting Performance

    FACTORS AFFECTING PERFORMANCE Rinse Aid How to adjust the rinse aid dosage Press and hold the RINSE ONLY pad for 5 seconds Rinse aid greatly improves drying, reduces until the status window shows rinse aid level. water spots, fi lming. With it water “sheets” Pressing the DELAY START pad increases the off dishes rather than forming water droplets that increment level (L1 - L4).
  • Page 16: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Outside - Occasionally wipe with a mild nonabrasive detergent and water. Rinse and dry. 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.
  • Page 17: Winterizing

    WINTERIZING Winterizing CAUTION A dishwasher left in an unheated place should be protected from freezing. Have a qualifi ed person Property Damage Hazard do the following: Freezing temperatures may cause water lines to rupture. Be sure all supply lines to To Disconnect Service: and circulating lines within dishwasher are protected.
  • Page 18: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Dishware Chipped Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. • Load with care and do not overload. (See This list includes common experiences that Preparing and Loading Dishes). are not the result of defective workmanship •...
  • Page 19 BEFORE YOU CALL Etching Stains on Tub Interior • Using too much detergent especially in soft • Washing large amounts of dishware with or softened water causes damage that looks tomato based soil can cause a pink/orange like a fi lm but cannot be removed. appearance.
  • Page 20: Major Appliance Warranty

    Electrolux or an authorized service company. Product features or specifi cations as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. Canada 1.800.265.8352 1.800.944.9044 Electrolux Canada Corp. Frigidaire 5855 Terry Fox Way 10200 David Taylor Drive Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Charlotte, NC 28262 L5V 3E4...

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