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  • Page 1 Use _ Gu ide...
  • Page 2: Findinginformation

    Finding Information PLEASEREADAND SAVETHiS GUIDE • • • • Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction product quality throughout the service life of your new dishwasher.
  • Page 3: Productregisteration Card

    Finding Information PRODUCT REGiSTRATiON CARD Electrolux Model Number Electrolux Serial Number Dealer Name Dealer Address Dealer Telephone Keep this guide and the sales receipt together in a safe place for further reference. QUESTIONS? • • • For toll-free telephone support inthe UISI and Canada:...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information TABLE OF CONTENTS • • • • • • • • • DishwasherUse..........15 FindingInformation ..........2 PleaseReadAnd SaveThis Guide....2 Hot Water............MakeA RecordForQuickReference....2 Detergent............RinseAid............ProductRegisteration Card ....... 3 Questions? ............Cycles, Options and Lights....... 17 TableOf Contents..........
  • Page 5: Safety

    Safety iMPORTANT SAFETYiNSTRUCTiONS • • • • • • • SafetyPrecautions Do not attempt to install or operate your unit until you have read the safety precautions in this guide. Safety items throughout this guide are labeled with a Warning or Caution based on the risk type.
  • Page 6: Generalprecautions

    Safety General P recautions iiii...
  • Page 7: What Can And Cannot Be Washed

    What Can & Cannot Be Washed Most tableware, cookware and flatware can safely be washed in your dishwasher, Check with the manufacturer. Material DishwasherSafe Special Information Aluminum Yes,exceptanodized. Highwater temperatureand detergents may affectfinish. CastIron Seasoning will be removed,and iron will rust. China/Stoneware Yes,exceptantique Alwayscheckmanufacturer's recommendation...
  • Page 8: Operation

    Operation BEFORE YOU START [] _m _ • • • • • ((((((((((((((((((((( ((((((((((((((((((((( • Prerinse is not required. Simply scrape off any bones or large food particles. • If connected to a food waste disposer, make certain the disposer empty before starting...
  • Page 9: Addinga Forgottenitem

    Operation ADDING A FORGOTTEN iTEM • • • • • • For best cleaning, the forgotten item should be added early in the cycle. Grasp door handle and unlatch door without opening completely. Wait for the water circulation to stop. Open the door and add the item.
  • Page 10: Loading

    Loading GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS • • • • • items can be centered behind a single tine or loaded at an angle to maximize space. • Avoid blocking or preventing the spray arms from spinning freely. Do not allow items to extend beyond the racks.
  • Page 11: Upperrack

    Loading UPPER RACK • • • • • • • Glasses, cups, stemware, light-weight plastics, plates, bowls, pans, long- handled utensils etc. can be loaded in this rack. Do not load glasses over the tines. The Cup Shelf on the right side of the upper rack folds up or down for loading flexibility.
  • Page 12: Lowerrack

    Loading LOWER RACK • • • • • A variety of items such as dinner plates, mixing bowls, pots and pans and baking dishes can be loaded in this rack. Tall items such as bakeware and large platters can be placed on the left side.
  • Page 13: Loadingthesilverbasket

    Loading LOADING THE SILVERWAREBASKET • • • • • • Load the silverware basket while it Js in the bottom rack or take the basket out for loading on a counter or table. Place small Jtems like baby bottle caps, jar lids, corn cob holders etc., in a covered section.
  • Page 14: Adjustableupperrack

    Loading ADJUSTABLE UPPER RACK • • • The Adjustable Upper Rack can be raised or lowered to accommodate taller plates, platters, pans, etc. optimizing usable space in both upper and lower racks. Full-size dinner plates can be loaded in the upper rack if it is in the lower position. Always adjust the upper rack before loading.
  • Page 15: Dishwasheruse

    Dishwasher Use HOT WATER • • • • • For optimal cleaning and drying results, hot water is necessary. incoming water temperature should be at least 120 ° F (49 ° C) to properly activate the detergent and melt greasy food soils. To check the incoming water temperature, turn on the hot water faucet nearest...
  • Page 16: Rinseaid

    Dishwasher Use Add recommended amount of detergent to each cup as shown and close the detergent lid. Do not use detergent with the Rinse cycle. Leave the detergent lid open when running Rinse. RINSE AiD _• • • ;• • •...
  • Page 17: Cycles, Options And Lights

    Cycles, Options & Lights CYCLES • • • • • • iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Choose the cycle that best describes your dishload by pressing the corresponding touchpad. (See page 8, Operation, for how to begin the cycle). Time Cycle Description Number of Washes/Rinses (Approx.
  • Page 18: Options

    Cycles, Options & Lights OPTIONS • • • • • In addition to choosing a cycle from page 17, choose as many available options as are needed for your dishload. Available Description Option With Cycles Hi Temp Hi Tempprovidesadditional heat during the wash portionof All cycles the cycle, which ensures proper water temperature for better (exceptRinse)
  • Page 19: Delay

    Cycles, Options & Lights DELAY • • m; • • i= = • • • • • • The Delay option can be used to automatically start the cycle at a later time to reduce daytime heat buildup in the home or to take advantage of reduced energy costs if available...
  • Page 20: Childlockoption

    Cycles, Options & Lights lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll_llllllllllllllllllll HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH_ CHILDLOCK OPTION ..... [] II I [] [] I II I • • • • • • The control touchpads can be locked to prevent unwanted use. If thisfeatureis activatedbetween cycles,the dishwasher cannot be operated until the controls are unlocked.
  • Page 21: Care Andcleaning

    Care & Cleaning GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS • • • • • The dishwasher interior is normally self-cleaning. Periodically check the bottom of the dishwasher tub to see if any large particles remain. • Wipe the edge of the inner door liner to remove any food soil splashes which occurred...
  • Page 22: Storage/Moving

    Care & Cleaning STORAGE/MOVING • • • • • Fill detergent cup with a fresh-scented dishwasher detergent or baking soda and select the Normal cycle. Allow the dishwasher to complete the cycle. Then turn the water supply off and drain the dishwasher. To drain, press the START/Cancel once to activate the dishwasher.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check these points to help save you time and money. Problem Solution Dishwasher will notfill Pressthe START/Cancel p ad to start thedishwasher. Be sure door is latchedsecurely. iii_iiiiiiii_iiiiiiii_iiiiiiii_iiiiiiii_iiiiiiii_iiiiiiii_iiiiiiii_iiii_: _I: _I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I: _I: _I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I: _I: _I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I: _I: _I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I: _I: _I:_I:_I:_I:_I:_I: _I: _I:_I:_I:_I:_I: _I: _I:_I:_I:_I: _I: _i:_i:_i: Be sure thewater is turnedon.
  • Page 24 Troubleshooting Check these points to help save you time and money. Problem Solution Dishwasher leaks • Checkthat the dishwasheris level. (Referto the Installation Instructions.) • Sudscancause thedishwasherto overflow.Measurethe detergent carefullyand useonly detergentsdesignedfor use in a dishwasher. Lessdetergentis neededin softwater.Try anotherbrand of detergent if sudsingcontinues.(pg.15) •...
  • Page 25 Troubleshooting Check these points to help save you time and money. Problem Solution Foodsoil remainson dishes • Checkwater temperature. Incoming water shouldbe 120° F (49° C). • Run hotwaterat thesink beforestartingthe dishwasher. • Checkwater hardnessand adjustdetergentamountaccordingly (pg. 15). • Use freshdetergentstored in a cooldry place. •...
  • Page 26 Troubleshooting Check these points to help save you time and money. Problem Solution • Sanitize was not selected. Sanitizedlight does not illuminate at the end of the • Sanitization can onlybe achievedwith theAuto, Heavy,Normalor Chinacycles. cycle • Sanitization may notbe achievedif thereis an interruption of thecycle, powerfailureor if incoming watertemperatureis below120 °...
  • Page 27: Warrantyinformation

    In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by EiectroIux Major Appliances North America. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligation 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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