Frigidaire LGBD2431LF0B Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Important Sa Instru_i Dishwasher Fea_s ....Operating Instru_ions ..... Preparing and Loading DiShes ..
  • Page 2 Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference, 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. Items that are not dishwasher safe may melt and create a potential fire personal injury, burns, fire, and electrical shock.
  • Page 3 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 reaister online at The next sound you will hear is the splashing water as
  • Page 4 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. Soil particles go down the drain as the water is pumped out and replaced with clean water. The number of water fills will vary with the cycle being used.
  • Page 5: Wash Cycle Selections

    Wash Cycle Selections Heat 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. You may detergent and melt fatty food soils.
  • Page 6: Delay Start

    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: Cycle Chart

    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: Status Indicator

    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. _ m e roO_ °_ Whether heated or unheated dry is selected the DRYING light will come on during the drying portion of the cycle.
  • Page 9: Dish Preparation

    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 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 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: Fold-Down Tines

    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 silver finish.
  • Page 13: Filling The Detergent Dispenser

    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. Water hardness is measured in grains per gallon. the dishwasher when the door is closed.
  • Page 14: Rinse Aid

    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 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 usually Allow heating element to cool before mounted on countertop and can be inspected by cleaning the interior.
  • Page 16: Food Soils Left On Dishes

    Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and Glassware/Flatware Spotted expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result Cloudy defective workmanship or material • Check water hardness and adjust amount of your dishwasher.
  • Page 17 Dishware Stained or Discolored Vapor at Vent • Tea and coffee can stain cups. Remove the stains by • Water vapor escapes from the vent during the drying hand washing in a solution of 1/2 cup (120 ml) bleach part of cycle. This is normal. and one quart (1 L) of warm water.
  • Page 18 Dishwasher Does Not Drain Stains on Tub Interior • Washing large amounts of dishware with tomato Properly 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 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 installed,...