Frigidaire Dishwasher Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Usuario, sírvase escribir a la dirección que se incluye a continuación. Solicite la P/N 154575803, Spanish Use & Visit our Web Site at Care Manual, Electrolux Home Products North America, P.O. Box 212378, Augusta, GA 30917. READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS P/N 154575801 (0512)
  • Page 2: Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions marked. Items that are not dishwasher safe may melt and create a potential fire hazard. • If the dishwasher drains into a food disposer, This symbol will help alert you to such make sure disposer is completely empty before dangers as personal injury, burns, fire, and running dishwasher.
  • Page 3: Features

    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 4: Normal Operating Sounds

    Operating Instructions Vent Latch Appearance may vary from your model. Getting Started Very Important 1. Load dishwasher (See Preparing and Loading Dishes). Information— Read Before 2. Add detergent (See Dishwasher Dispenser & Operating Your Dishwasher! Detergents). 3. Add rinse aid, if needed (See Rinse Aid). 4.
  • Page 5 Operating Instructions (continued) On some models, the Smart Sensor checks the soil level on your dishes in the Ultimate Scrub, Normal and Econo 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 6: Delay Start

    Operating Instructions (continued) Options Selections in your dish load that will not be completely dry at the end of the cycle. Hi-Temp Wash You may see water vapor coming from the vent When HI-TEMP WASH option is selected, the during the drying portion of cycle. The vent is dishwasher heats water in the main wash to closed during washing to hold moisture and sound approximately 140°F (60°C).
  • Page 7: Status Indicator Lights

    Operating Instructions (continued) Status Indicator Lights Status Window The SENSING light (some models) comes on at The STATUS window, available on some models, the beginning of the cycles that incorporate the indicates the following activity: smart sensor and will remain on until the end of the sensing sequence.
  • Page 8: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    Preparing and Loading Dishes Dish Preparation Scrape away large pieces of food, bones, pits, toothpicks, etc. The continuous filtered wash system 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 if allowed to sit for a long period of time.
  • Page 9: Bowl Tines

    Preparing and Loading Dishes (continued) Bowl Tines The bowl tines offer the ultimate in flexibility. When Upper Rack Option closed, load with saucers or small dishes. Open UPPER RACK option can be used to wash a wide halfway and it is perfect for small casseroles. assortment of items when you don't have a full Open completely for those hard to fit items such load.
  • Page 10: Loading The Bottom Rack

    Preparing and Loading Dishes (continued) Utility Tray The utility tray can be used in the upper rack or lower rack to hold large utensils, juice cups, baby bottles, etc. 12 place settings standard loading pattern. Loading the Bottom Rack Lower Rack Option (available select Features and appearance of racks and silverware models) basket may vary from your model.
  • Page 11: Loading The Silverware Basket

    Preparing and Loading Dishes (continued) Loading the Silverware Basket When covers are up, mix items in each section of the basket with some pointing up and some down to avoid nesting. Water spray cannot reach nested Cut Injury items. Load sharp items (knives, skewers, etc.) pointing down.
  • Page 12: And Detergents

    Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents Filling the Detergent Dispenser How much Detergent to use The detergent dispenser has one main wash and one The amount of detergent to use depends on the pre wash cup. The covered cups open automatically water hardness. Water hardness is measured in to release detergent.
  • Page 13: Dishwasher Dispenser

    Dishwasher Dispenser Factors Affecting & Detergents (continued) Performance Rinse Aid Water Pressure Rinse aid greatly improves drying and reduces The hot water line to dishwasher must provide water spots and filming. Water "sheets" off water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. dishes rather than forming water droplets that cling Low water pressure may occur when laundry or and leave spots.
  • Page 14: Care And Cleaning

    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 Burn Hazard dishwasher will drain properly. A drain air gap is Allow heating element to cool usually mounted on countertop and can be before cleaning the interior.
  • Page 15: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    Solutions to Common Dishwashing Problems Before calling for service, review this list. It Glassware/Flatware Spotted or may save you both time and expense. This Cloudy list includes common experiences that are • Check water hardness. For extremely hard not the result of defective workmanship or water, it may be necessary to install a water material in your dishwasher.
  • Page 16: Dishware Stained Or Discolored

    Solutions to Common Dishwashing Problems (continued) Dishware Stained or Discolored Dishwasher Leaks • Tea and coffee can stain cups. Remove the • Use only fresh detergent designed for stains by hand washing in a solution of 1/2 automatic dishwashers. Measure detergent cup (120 ml) bleach and one quart (1 L) of carefully.
  • Page 17: Stains On Tub Interior

    Solutions to Common Dishwashing Problems (continued) Dishwasher Does Not Drain Removing Spots and Film Properly Hard water can cause lime deposit buildup on the interior of the dishwasher. Dishes and • If unit is hooked up to a food waste disposer, glasses may also get spots and film for a make sure the disposer is empty.
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  • Page 20 Major Appliance Warranty Information 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.

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