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Frigidaire 1200 Series Use & Care Manual

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Loading Dishes ...............
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Usuario, sírvase escribir a la dirección que se incluye a continuación. Solicite la P/N 154493901, Spanish Use & Visit our Web Site at Care Manual, Electrolux Major Appliances North America, P.O. Box 212378, Augusta, GA 30917. READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 2: Instructions

    • Do not wash plastic items unless marked SAVE THESE “dishwasher safe” or the equivalent. Check with INSTRUCTIONS manufacturer for recommendations, if not ©2003 Electrolux Major Appliances North America All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.
  • Page 3: Features

    Dishwasher Features Your dishwasher cleans by spraying a mixture of hot water and detergent through the spray arms against soiled surfaces. First, 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 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 & Detergents). Operating Your Dishwasher! 3. Add rinse aid, if needed (See Rinse Aid). 4.
  • Page 5 Operating Instructions (continued) Cycle Chart Time* Cycle To Select Cycle Washes/ Water (minutes) Rinses (approx.) Pots & Pans gal. 2 washes Select POTS & PANS and For pots, pans, casseroles imp. gal. 5 rinses desired OPTIONS. HI-TEMP and dinnerware with 32.2 liters WASH and SANITIZE will...
  • Page 6: Delay Start

    Operating Instructions (continued) Options Selections You may see water vapor coming from the vent during the drying portion of cycle. The vent is Hi-Temp Wash closed during washing to hold moisture and sound When HI-TEMP WASH option is selected, the inside.
  • Page 7: 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 8: Loading The Bottom Rack

    Preparing and Loading Dishes (continued) Loading the Bottom Rack Upper Rack Option Features and appearance of racks and silverware The UPPER RACK option can be used to wash a basket may vary from your model. wide assortment of items when you don't have a full load.
  • Page 9: 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 10: 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 prewash cup. Detergent in the uncovered cup falls water hardness. Water hardness is measured in into the dishwasher when the door is closed.
  • Page 11: 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 12: 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 13: 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 14 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 15 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.
  • Page 16: Warranty Information

    In the U.S.A. and Canada, 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 obligations 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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