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Electrolux 24 Use & Care Manual

Electrolux 24 Use & Care Manual

Electrolux built-in dishwasher use & care guide


U s e & C a r e G u i d e
B u i l t - I n D i s h w a s h e r
(154671101 & 2008/01)


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  • Page 1 U s e & C a r e G u i d e B u i l t - I n D i s h w a s h e r Guia de Uso y Cuidado L a v a v a j i l l a s E m p o t r a d o Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien Lave-vaisselle encastré...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Spanish Version ... 23 French Version ... 40 Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new a p p l i a n c e .
  • Page 3: Safety

    Items that are not dishwasher safe may melt. • If the dishwasher drains into a food disposal, make sure disposal is completely empty before running dishwasher. This symbol will help alert you to such dangers as personal injury, burns, fire, and electrical shock.
  • Page 4: Feature Overview

    Feature Overview HOW YOUR DISHWASHER CLEANS Your dishwasher cleans by spraying a mixture of hot water and detergent through the spray arms against soiled surfaces. Cup Shelf Middle Spray Lower Spray Utility Tray Champagne Glass Holder Bottom Rack Rinse Aid...
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    To run your dishwasher, follow these basic steps: 1 Load dishwasher. (See Preparing and Loading Dishes, pages 9-11.) 2 Add detergent. (See Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents, pages 12-14.) 3 Add rinse aid, if needed. (See Rinse Aid, page 14.) 4 Select desired CYCLE. (See Cycle Selections, pages 6-7.)
  • Page 6: Wash Cycle Selections

    WASH CYCLE SELECTIONS Cycle times are approximate and vary by options selected. Hot water is necessary to activate dishwasher detergent and melt fatty food soils. An automatic sensor checks the water temperature for the main wash of each cycle. When HI-TEMP WASH is selected, the sensor checks for an even higher temperature.
  • Page 7: Energy Option Selections

    SANITIZE OFF is displayed. OPERATION SELECTIONS Delay Time The Delay Time option allows you to automatically delay starting your dishwasher from 30 minutes to 24 hours. Press the DELAY TIME touchpad until the desired delay time shows in the STATUS window. Display will indicate the delay start time and will countdown until cycle starts.
  • Page 8: Status Window

    Codes on page 21). On units without a display, all indicator lights will flash. If one of these codes are displayed contact the Electrolux Customer Care Center at 3287 . They will be able to provide assistance in troubleshooting the problem and/or locating an authorized service technician, if needed.
  • Page 9: Preparing & 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 10: Loading The Bottom Rack

    Preparing & Loading Dishes NOTE Features in your dishwasher’s model may vary in appearance from illustrations in this manual. LOADING THE BOTTOM RACK Our adjust rack space allows you to put items up to 15” in the bottom rack. The bottom rack is designed for plates, saucers, bowls, and cookware.
  • Page 11: Loading The Silverware Basket

    3 Close door firmly to latch and cycle will automatically resume. TO AVOID BURN INJURY: Slightly open door and wait until spray arms and wash action stop. Hot water may splash out of dishwasher. Failure to do so may result in injury.
  • Page 12: Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents

    Cover Main Wash The use of industrial grade detergent can damage parts of the dishwasher leading to damage to the unit and surrounding property. Use only household grade automatic dishwasher detergents. Cover Latch...
  • Page 13: Detergent Usage Guide

    • 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. Medium Hard...
  • Page 14: Rinse Aid

    Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents RINSE AID Rinse aid greatly improves drying and reduces water spots and filming. It causes the water to “sheet” off of dishes rather than form water droplets that cling and leave spots. The rinse aid dispenser, located next to the detergent cup, automatically releases a measured amount of rinse aid during the last rinse.
  • Page 15: Factors Affecting Performance

    Before starting a cycle, run hot water to clear cool water from pipe. Factors Affecting Performance WATER PRESSURE The hot water line to the dishwasher must provide water pressure between 20 and 90 pounds per square inch (psi). Low water pressure may occur when laundry or showers are in operation.
  • Page 16: Care & Cleaning

    IMPORTANT Read before operating your dishwasher! Care of Glass Trap Filter Your dishwasher is equipped with a state of the art wash system. Periodically, the Glass Trap Filter and Large Food Particle Trap may need to be cleaned to maximize wash performance.
  • Page 17: Winterizing

    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 the sink at the countertop and can be inspected by removing the cover.
  • Page 18: Solutions To Common 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 • Check incoming water temperature. (See Getting Started, page 5.) It should be at least...
  • Page 19: Dishes Not Dry

    Use the Rinse cycle or rinse by hand if not operating dishwasher at once. • Mixing stainless steel and silver utensils in silverware basket can cause pitting on the stainless steel utensils.
  • Page 20: Dishwasher Leaks

    (See Operating Instructions, pages 5-8.) • Check to see if the DELAY START option has been selected. • Make sure door is closed and latched. • Check to see if dishwasher is in the Child Lock cycle. DISHWASHER DOES NOT DRAIN PROPERLY •...
  • Page 21: Cycle Takes A Long Time

    • Add 1/2 cup of water to the bottom of the unit and start again. DISHWASHER HAS AN ODOR • Soiled dishes left in dishwasher too long can create an odor. Use Rinse cycle. • There will be a “new” smell when first installed.
  • Page 22: Warranty Information

    Warranty Information Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace 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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