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Maintenance And Cleaning - Electrolux ESF2420 Instruction Book

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Maintenance and cleaning

Cleaning the filters
There are two filters, a coarse one and a fine one which
should be cleaned after every wash. Lift out these filters
which are in the base of the dishwasher and wash under
running water.
The dishwasher must not be used without the
filters. Incorrect repositioning of the filters will
produce poor wash results.
Cleaning of the filters is vital to ensure correct
operation of the dishwasher.
Cleaning the spray arm
The holes in the spray arm must be kept free of scraps
for the efficiency of the washing action. Inspect the spray
arm regularly. When thorough cleaning is necessary,
remove the spray arm by unscrewing the nut anti-clock-
wise, remove the washer and lift off the spray arm. Wash
the spray arm with hot soapy water using a stiff brush if
necessary to remove scraps.
Re-assemble carefully, making sure the nut is secure.
Cleaning the cabinet
Clean the outside surfaces of the appliance using a mild
(non-abrasive) household cleaning product. Finish by
removing remaining traces of the product with a damp cloth.
Do not use cleaning products which contain
alcohol (spirits), thinners and similar substances.
If the dishwasher is not going to be used for some
time, take the following precautions:
1. Unplug the dishwasher and turn off the water
2. Fill up the rinse aid container.
3. Make sure the tub is clean by carrying out a
wash programme (without any crockery) using
Finish Dishwasher cleaner, then dry the inside
4. Leave the door ajar.
Moving the dishwasher
If you have to move the dishwasher (you are moving
house, etc):
1. Unplug it.
2. Turn off the water tap.
3. Remove the water inlet and discharge hoses.
Avoid tilting the dishwasher during
Protecting the dishwasher against
If the dishwasher is placed in an environment
where the temperature sometimes falls below
0° C, there is a risk that the small amount of
water which remains inside the parts of the
dishwasher will freeze and damage it.
To prevent this you should:
1. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher.
2. Remove the water inlet and discharge hoses.
3. Make sure that there is dishwasher salt in the
salt container for the water softener.
The appliance is only to be used and stored
indoors at normal room temperature. The manu-
facturer accpets no responsibility for any frost
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