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Frigidaire 154881901 Use & Care Manual

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Use
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Important Safety Instructions .............................. 2
Product Registration ........................................... 3
Dishwasher Features ......................................... 4
Operating Instructions ................................... 5 - 8
Preparing and Loading Dishes ....................... 9 -12
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Care
Factors Affecting Performance .......................... 14
Care and Cleaning ........................................... 15
Warranty ........................................................ 19

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Factors Affecting Performance ......14 Dishwasher Features ......... 4 Care and Cleaning ........... 15 Operating Instructions ........5 - 8 Solutions to Common Dishwashing Problems . 16 -18 Preparing and Loading Dishes ....... 9 -12 Warranty ............19 www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. WARNING • Do not wash plastic items unless marked “dishwasher safe” or the equivalent. Check with manufacturer for This symbol will help alert you to such dangers as recommendations, if not marked.
  • Page 3: Product Registration

    As each cycle begins, you may–or may not– Serial number hear the drain motor. Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability to serve you. You can register online at The next sound you will hear is the splashing water as www.frigidaire.com or by dropping your Product...
  • Page 4: Dishwasher 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 spray arms.
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Wash Cycle Selections Heat Dry The HEAT DRY option in combination with rinse aid will Cycle times are approximate and will vary with options enhance drying performance. The energy required to use selected. Hot water is necessary to activate dishwasher the HEAT DRY option costs pennies per cycle.
  • Page 6: Delay Start

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Delay Start To Cancel a Cycle The DELAY START option allows you to automatically You can cancel a cycle anytime during the cycle. Press delay starting your dishwasher from 1-10, 1-24 or 2-4-6 START/CANCEL pad and the dishwasher will start a 90 hours depending on your model.
  • Page 7 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS On some models, the Smart Sensor checks the soil level on your dishes in the Heavy Wash, Normal Wash, and Light Wash 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 8 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Status Indicator Lights Status Window The WASHING light (some models) comes on at the The STATUS window, available on some models, beginning of cycle and remains on until the end of the indicates the following activity: main wash. Whether heated or unheated dry is selected the DRYING light will come on during the drying portion of the cycle.
  • Page 9: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Dish Preparation Scrape away large pieces of food, bones, pits, toothpicks, etc. The continuously filtered wash fluid 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 10: Bowl Tines

    PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Some models have a fold-down cup shelf or a cup shelf/ stemware holder. They can be used to load two levels of cups, juice glasses, and other short items. Stagger items on upper level so that water can reach all inside surfaces.
  • Page 11: Loading The Bottom Rack

    PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Adjustable Upper Rack (available on select models) To raise the upper rack, refer to the figure below. A) Lift the rack straight upward. B) Pull rack slightly forward as the adjustable mechanism locks into place. 10 place settings standard loading pattern To lower the upper rack, lift the rack straight upward and push rack slightly towards the rear of the dishwasher as it is lowered.
  • Page 12: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Use suggested loading patterns, as shown, to increase washability of your silverware. Be sure nothing protrudes through bottom of basket or rack to block the spray arm. Do not mix silver and stainless to avoid damaging the 12 place settings standard loading pattern on silver finish.
  • Page 13: Dishwasher Dispenser And Detergents

    DISHWASHER DISPENSER & DETERGENTS Filling the Detergent Dispenser How much Detergent to use The detergent dispenser has one covered and one The amount of detergent to use depends on the water uncovered cup. Detergent in the uncovered cup falls into hardness.
  • Page 14: Factors Affecting Performance

    FACTORS AFFECTING PERFORMANCE Rinse Aid Water Pressure Rinse aid greatly improves drying, reduces water The hot water line to the dishwasher must provide water spots and filming, and lubricates wash arm pressure between 20 and 120 psi. bearings for proper rotations. With it, water Low water pressure may occur when laundry or showers "sheets"...
  • Page 15: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Care of Drain Air Gap WARNING 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 usually Allow heating element to cool before mounted on countertop and can be inspected by cleaning the interior.
  • Page 16: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    SOLUTIONS TO COMMON DISHWASHING PROBLEMS Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and Glassware/Flatware Spotted or expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result of Cloudy defective workmanship or material in •...
  • Page 17: Dishware Stained Or Discolored

    SOLUTIONS TO COMMON DISHWASHING PROBLEMS Dishware Stained or Discolored Vapor at Vent • Water vapor escapes from the vent during the drying • Tea and coffee can stain cups. Remove the stains by part of cycle. This is normal. hand washing in a solution of 1/2 cup (120 ml) bleach and one quart (1 L) of warm water.
  • Page 18 SOLUTIONS TO COMMON DISHWASHING PROBLEMS Dishwasher Does Not Drain Stains on Tub Interior Properly • Washing large amounts of dishware with tomato based soil can cause a pink/orange appearance. This • If unit is hooked up to a food waste disposer, make will not affect performance and will gradually fade sure the disposer is empty.
  • Page 19: Warranty

    WARRANTY 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.