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Dishwasher
il, e &
1500 Series
with Fully Electronic
Control
Product
Registration
Card
Please
fill in completely,
sign and return
promptly!
Safety
Instructions
........................
2
Features
.............................
3
Normal Operating
Sounds
............................... 4
Operating
Instructions
......................
4-6
Preparing
and
Loading
Dishes
............... 7-9
Dishwasher
Dispenser
and Detergents
.............. lo-ll
Factors Affecting
Performance
......................
1_
Care and
Cleaning
............................
12
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Solutions
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Dishwashing
Problems..._345
Consumer
Services
Warranty & Service ...............................
16
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  • Page 1 Product Registration Card Dishwasher Please fill in completely, sign and return promptly! il, e & Safety Instructions ......1500 Series with Fully Electronic Control Features ......Normal Operating Sounds ....... 4 Operating Instructions ...... Preparing Loading Dishes ....7-9 Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents ....
  • Page 2: Important Safety 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...
  • Page 3 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...
  • Page 4: Operatingyour Dishwasher

    Operating Instructions ,;,,J_z, J*> O s,,1 Appearance may vary from your model. Getting Started Very Important Load dishwasher (See Preparing and Loading Dishes). Information--Read Before Add detergent (See Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents). OperatingYour Dishwasher! Add rinse aid, if needed (See Rinse Aid). Close door to latch.
  • Page 5 Operating Instructions (continued) Cycle Chart Washes/ Cycle To Select Cycle Water Time* Rinses (approx.) (minutes) Pots & Pans 2 washes 8.5 gal. Select POTS & PANS and For pots, pans, casseroles 5 rinses 7.1 imp. gal. desired OPTIONS. HI-TEMP and dinnerware with 32.2 liters...
  • Page 6: Status Indicator Lights

    Operating Instructions (continued) Options Selections dry at the end of the cycle. You may see water vapor coming from the vent Hi-Temp Wash during the drying portion of cycle. The vent is When HI-TEMP WASH option is selected closed during washing to hold moisture and sound dishwasher...
  • 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...
  • 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 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,...
  • Page 10: Dishwasher Dispenser 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 water hardness. Water hardness is measured prewash cup. Detergent in the uncovered cup falls into the dishwasher...
  • Page 11: Factors Affecting Performance

    Factors Affecting Dishwasher Dispenser ................& Detergents Performance (continued) 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" water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. dishes rather than forming water droplets that cling...
  • 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 coot usually mounted...
  • Page 13: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    Solutions to Common Dishwashing Problems Before calling for service, review this list. It Glassware/Flatware Spotted 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 water, it may be necessary to install a water...
  • Page 14: Vapor At Vent

    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, number of reasons.
  • Page 16 Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux wilt 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,...
  • Page 17 Product Registration Card Dishwasher Please fill in completely, sign and return promptly! il, e & Safety Instructions ......1500 Series with Fully Electronic Control Features ......Normal Operating Sounds ....... 4 Operating Instructions ...... Preparing Loading Dishes ....7-9 Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents ....
  • Page 18: Important Safety 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...
  • Page 19 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...
  • Page 20: Operatingyour Dishwasher

    Operating Instructions ,;,,J_z, J*> O s,,1 Appearance may vary from your model. Getting Started Very Important Load dishwasher (See Preparing and Loading Dishes). Information--Read Before Add detergent (See Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents). OperatingYour Dishwasher! Add rinse aid, if needed (See Rinse Aid). Close door to latch.
  • Page 21 Operating Instructions (continued) Cycle Chart Washes/ Cycle To Select Cycle Water Time* Rinses (approx.) (minutes) Pots & Pans 2 washes 8.5 gal. Select POTS & PANS and For pots, pans, casseroles 5 rinses 7.1 imp. gal. desired OPTIONS. HI-TEMP and dinnerware with 32.2 liters...
  • Page 22: Status Indicator Lights

    Operating Instructions (continued) Options Selections dry at the end of the cycle. You may see water vapor coming from the vent Hi-Temp Wash during the drying portion of cycle. The vent is When HI-TEMP WASH option is selected closed during washing to hold moisture and sound dishwasher...
  • Page 23: 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...
  • Page 24: 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 25: Loading The Silverware Basket

    Preparing and Loading Dishes (continued) Loading the Silverware Basket When covers are up, mix items in each section 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,...
  • Page 26: Dishwasher Dispenser 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 water hardness. Water hardness is measured prewash cup. Detergent in the uncovered cup falls into the dishwasher...
  • Page 27: Factors Affecting Performance

    Factors Affecting Dishwasher Dispenser ................& Detergents Performance (continued) 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" water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. dishes rather than forming water droplets that cling...
  • Page 28: 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 coot usually mounted...
  • Page 29: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    Solutions to Common Dishwashing Problems Before calling for service, review this list. It Glassware/Flatware Spotted 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 water, it may be necessary to install a water...
  • Page 30: Vapor At Vent

    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 31 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, number of reasons.
  • Page 32 Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux wilt 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,...
  • Page 33 Product Registration Card Dishwasher Please fill in completely, sign and return promptly! il, e & Safety Instructions ......1500 Series with Fully Electronic Control Features ......Normal Operating Sounds ....... 4 Operating Instructions ...... Preparing Loading Dishes ....7-9 Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents ....
  • Page 34 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...
  • Page 35 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...
  • Page 36 Operating Instructions ,;,,J_z, J*> O s,,1 Appearance may vary from your model. Getting Started Very Important Load dishwasher (See Preparing and Loading Dishes). Information--Read Before Add detergent (See Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents). OperatingYour Dishwasher! Add rinse aid, if needed (See Rinse Aid). Close door to latch.
  • Page 37 Operating Instructions (continued) Cycle Chart Washes/ Cycle To Select Cycle Water Time* Rinses (approx.) (minutes) Pots & Pans 2 washes 8.5 gal. Select POTS & PANS and For pots, pans, casseroles 5 rinses 7.1 imp. gal. desired OPTIONS. HI-TEMP and dinnerware with 32.2 liters...
  • Page 38 Operating Instructions (continued) Options Selections dry at the end of the cycle. You may see water vapor coming from the vent Hi-Temp Wash during the drying portion of cycle. The vent is When HI-TEMP WASH option is selected closed during washing to hold moisture and sound dishwasher...
  • Page 39: 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...
  • Page 40 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 41 Preparing and Loading Dishes (continued) Loading the Silverware Basket When covers are up, mix items in each section 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,...
  • Page 42 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 water hardness. Water hardness is measured prewash cup. Detergent in the uncovered cup falls into the dishwasher...
  • Page 43 Factors Affecting Dishwasher Dispenser ................& Detergents Performance (continued) 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" water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. dishes rather than forming water droplets that cling...
  • Page 44 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 coot usually mounted...
  • Page 45: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    Solutions to Common Dishwashing Problems Before calling for service, review this list. It Glassware/Flatware Spotted 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 water, it may be necessary to install a water...
  • Page 46 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 47 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, number of reasons.
  • Page 48 Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux wilt 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,...