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Electrolux 6919941 Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Use & Care Guide
6 919940 A



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Use & Care Guide Dishwasher EDW5505ESS EDW5505EPS 6 919940 A...
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    Finding Information 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 Attach your sales receipt to this product quality throughout the service life of your new dishwasher.
  • Page 3: Product Registeration Card

    NOTE Registering your product with Electrolux enhances our ability to serve you. You can register online (at the Internet address below) or by dropping your Product Registration Card in the mail. Complete and mail the Product Registration Card as soon as possible to validate the registration date.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    General Precautions ... 6 What Can and Cannot Be Washed ... 7 Operation ... 8 Before You Start ... 8 Operating the Dishwasher ... 8 Adding a Forgotten Item ... 9 Loading ... 10 General Recommendations ... 10 10 Place Setting Load ... 10 12 Place Setting Load ...
  • Page 5: Safety

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety Precautions Do not attempt to install or operate your unit until you have read the safety precautions in this guide. Safety items throughout this guide are labeled with a Warning or Caution based on the risk type. Definitions This is the safety alert symbol.
  • Page 6: General Precautions

    Disconnect electrical power to dishwasher before attempting to service. • To avoid electrical shock hazard, the sides and back must be enclosed and the front panels must be attached before electrical power is applied to the dishwasher. Refer to the installation instructions for proper grounding procedures. •...
  • Page 7: What Can And Cannot Be Washed

    What Can & Cannot Be Washed Most tableware, cookware and flatware can safely be washed in your dishwasher. Check with the manufacturer. Material Dishwasher Safe Aluminum Yes, except anodized. Cast Iron China/Stoneware Yes, except antique or hand-painted. Crystal Yes, except antique or delicate crystal.
  • Page 8: Operation

    After a pause, the fill will begin. IMPORTANT • If START/Cancel is not pressed within 30 seconds of choosing your cycle, the dishwasher will turn off. The dishwasher remembers your last cycle so you do not have to reset the cycle each time.
  • Page 9: Adding A Forgotten Item

    IMPORTANT • If the door is opened during a running cycle, there may be up to a 30-second delay before the dishwasher restarts after closing the door. • Extended interruption of the wash cycle is not recommended. Operation...
  • Page 10: Loading

    Avoid blocking or preventing the spray arms from spinning freely. Do not allow items to extend beyond the racks. • Face soiled surfaces toward the center of the dishwasher. For best dishwashing results follow guidelines on following pages to determine the best arrangement for your items.
  • Page 11: Upper Rack

    Loading UPPER RACK Glasses, cups, stemware, light-weight plastics, plates, bowls, pans, long- handled utensils etc. can be loaded in this rack. Do not load glasses over the tines. The Cup Shelf on the right side of the upper rack folds up or down for loading flexibility.
  • Page 12: Lower Rack

    Loading LOWER RACK A variety of items such as dinner plates, mixing bowls, pots and pans and baking dishes can be loaded in this rack. Tall items such as bakeware and large platters can be placed on the left side. With the Cup Shelves raised, thin items like cookie sheets or pizza pans may be placed along the left side.
  • Page 13: Loading The Silver Basket

    LOADING THE SILVERWARE BASKET CAUTION Cut Injury. Load sharp items (knives skewers, etc.) pointing down. Failure to do so may result in injury. Load the silverware basket while it is in the bottom rack or take the basket out for loading on a counter or table. Place small items like baby bottle caps, jar lids, corn cob holders etc., in a covered section.
  • Page 14: Adjustable Upper Rack

    IMPORTANT • The dishwasher will not operate correctly if the wash arm is not aligned with one of the water inlet holes on back wall of the dishwasher. • The left and right side adjusters on the racks must both be fully in the upward or downward position for proper connection.
  • Page 15: Dishwasher Use

    To check the incoming water temperature, turn on the hot water faucet nearest the dishwasher and let it run into a glass in the sink. Place a candy or meat thermometer in the glass and check the temperature once it has stopped rising.
  • Page 16: Rinse Aid

    RINSE AID Regular use of a rinse aid improves drying, reduces spotting and filming, and reduces moisture left on the dishwasher interior. An automatic rinse aid dispenser is located next to the detergent cup. The window next to the dispenser cap indicates when the rinse aid reservoir needs to be refilled.
  • Page 17: Cycles, Options And Lights

    Depending on water temperature, there may be time added to the cycle to bring water up to temperature. • Only the following certified cycles have been designed to meet NSF requirements (NSF/ANSI 184 Residential Dishwasher) for sanitization: Auto, Heavy, Normal and China. Time Number of (Approx.
  • Page 18: Options

    When Air Dry is selected, towel drying of some items such as Air Dry plastic and items with non-stick surfaces may be necessary and more moisture may be noticed adhering to the dishwasher interior. Vapor will escape even if Air Dry is selected. Start/Cancel Starts and stops dishwasher.
  • Page 19: Delay

    When the delay is counting down, press the Delay pad again. The indicator light will go out and the cycle will start or resume immediately. To cancel a Delay and the cycle: • Press START/Cancel once to drain and turn off the dishwasher. • Press START/Cancel twice to turn dishwasher off without draining.
  • Page 20: Child Lock Option

    The control touchpads can be locked to prevent unwanted use. If this feature is activated between cycles, the dishwasher cannot be operated until the controls are unlocked. If desired, the controls can be locked after a cycle or delay has started.
  • Page 21: Care And Cleaning

    GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS • The dishwasher interior is normally self-cleaning. Periodically check the bottom of the dishwasher tub to see if any large particles remain. • Wipe the edge of the inner door liner to remove any food soil splashes which occurred during loading.
  • Page 22: Storage/Moving

    STORAGE/MOVING Fill detergent cup with a fresh-scented dishwasher detergent or baking soda and select the Normal cycle. Allow the dishwasher to complete the cycle. Then turn the water supply off and drain the dishwasher. To drain, press the START/Cancel pad once to activate the dishwasher.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    • Humming during the drain is normal. • A snap noise is the detergent cup lid hitting the door liner when the dishwasher door is opened at the end of the cycle. This is normal. • Proper installation affects the noise level.
  • Page 24 Dishware is chipped *Brand names are trademarks of the respective manufacturer. Solution • Check that the dishwasher is level. (Refer to the Installation Instructions.) • Suds can cause the dishwasher to overflow. Measure the detergent carefully and use only detergents designed for use in a dishwasher.
  • Page 25 • Iron deposits in the water can leave a yellow, brown or orange film on stained/discolored dishes or the dishwasher tub. A rust filter may be needed. Check with a water treatment company. • Separate silver or silver-plated silverware from stainless steel. These metals can be damaged by contact with each other during washing.
  • Page 26 Problem Sanitized light does not illuminate at the end of the cycle Dishwasher door will not close *Brand names are trademarks of the respective manufacturer. Solution • Sanitize was not selected. • Sanitization can only be achieved with the Auto, Heavy, Normal or China cycles.
  • Page 27: Warranty Information

    State of Alaska) In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Major Appliances North America. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligation for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Major Appliances North America servicer.

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