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Frigidaire FGCD2444SW2A Use & Care Manual

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All about the
Use
of your
Important Safety Instructions ......................2
Product Registration ...................................3
Features at a Glance ...................................4
Operating Instructions .............................4-6
Preparing and Loading Dishes ................7-10
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Care
Dishwasher
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents .......11
Factors Affecting Performance ...................12
Care and Cleaning ............................... 13-14
Before you Call .................................... 15-17
Notes ......................................................18
Major Appliance Warranty .........................19
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Summary of Contents for Frigidaire FGCD2444SW2A

  • Page 1 Product Registration ........3 Factors Affecting Performance ....12 Features at a Glance ........4 Care and Cleaning ....... 13-14 Operating Instructions ......4-6 Before you Call ........15-17 Preparing and Loading Dishes ....7-10 Notes ............18 Major Appliance Warranty ......19 www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Repairs should be done by a qualifi ed technician. WARNING • Do no tamper with controls. • Do not touch the heating element during or lease read all instructions before using this immediately after dishwasher. • Use care unloading the dishwasher when the SANITIZE option has been selected.
  • Page 3 You can (motor & splashing) and the drain pump register online at www.frigidaire.com or by running to discharge the dirty water and soils. dropping your Product Registration Card in the Variations in the pumping/spraying sounds are mail.
  • Page 4 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 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 lter and down the drain as the water is pumped out.
  • Page 5 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Option Selections Heat Dry/Air Dry Hi-Temp Wash Option When HI-TEMP WASH option is selected, the Use the HEAT DRY option, especially in dishwasher heats water in the main wash to combination with use of rinse agent, will approximately 140 F (60 enhance drying.
  • Page 6 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS start cancel high heavy sanitize normal quick delay rinse pause clean temp clean time option clean rack only hold to lock washing clean sanitized Cycles The DishSense Technology checks the soil level on your dishes in the HEAVY CLEAN, NORMAL CLEAN and TOP RACK cycles.
  • Page 7 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...
  • Page 8 PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Upper Rack Bowl Tines (available on select models. The UPPER RACK option can be used to wash a wide assortment of items when you don’t The bowl times offer the ultimate in fl exibility. have a full load. Also, when the upper rack When closed, load with saucers or small fi...
  • Page 9 PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Loading the Bottom Rack Features and appearance of racks and silverware basket may vary from your model. The lower rack is best for plates, saucers, bowls, and cookware. Large items should be placed along the edge so they do not block the spray arm rotation.
  • Page 10 PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Loading the Silverware Basket Use suggested loading patterns, as shown, to increase washability of the silverware. Be sure nothing protrudes through bottom of basket or rack to block the spray arm. CAUTION Do not mix silver and stainless to avoid damaging the silver fi...
  • Page 11 DISHWASHER DISPENSER & DETERGENTS CAUTION Cover Main Wash The use of industrial grade detergent can damage the heating coil and other parts of the dishwasher leading to damage to the unit and surrounding property. Use only Cover household grade automatic dishwasher Latch detergents.
  • Page 12 FACTORS AFFECTING PERFORMANCE Rinse Aid Water Pressure The hot water line to dishwasher must provide Rinse aid greatly improves drying, water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. reduces water spots, fi lming, and lubricates wash arm bearing for proper Low Water pressure may occur when laundry rotation.
  • Page 13 CARE AND CLEANING Spray Arm varies WARNING by model Burn Hazard Allow heating element to cool before cleaning the interior. Failure to do so can result in burns. Glass Trap Outer Door - Clean outer door with warm soapy water and a dishcloth or sponge. Rinse with clean water and a dry cloth.
  • Page 14 CARE AND CLEANING Winterizing Care of Drain Air Gap If a drain air gap was installed for your built-in A dishwasher left in an unheated place should dishwasher, check to make sure it is clean so be protected from freezing. Have a qualifi ed the dishwasher will drain properly.
  • Page 15 BEFORE YOU CALL Before calling for service, review this • Containers, bowls, pots/pans, and any list. It may save you both time and dishware with concave surfaces that expense. This list includes common can collect water should be placed in experiences that are not the result of the rack facing or angled down so that defective workmanship or material in...
  • Page 16 BEFORE YOU CALL Etching Vapor at Vent • Spilled rinse aid can cause foam and • Using too much detergent especially lead to overfl owing. Wipe up any spills in soft or softened water causes with a damp cloth. damage that looks like a fi lm but cannot be removed.
  • Page 17 BEFORE YOU CALL Dishwasher Won’t Run Opening the door during cycle • If the dishwasher door is opened while • Check to see if circuit breaker is the unit is running, the START/PAUSE tripped or if a fuse is blown. pad must be pressed and the door shut •...
  • Page 18 NOTES...
  • Page 19 Electrolux or an authorized service company. Product features or specifi cations as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. Canada 1.800.944.9044 1.800.265.8352 Frigidaire Electrolux Canada Corp. 10200 David Taylor Drive 5855 Terry Fox Way Charlotte, NC 28262...