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Loading And Unloading - Electrolux ESF2420 Instruction Book

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Loading and unloading the dishwasher
How to load the dishes
The illustration shows the dishwasher loaded with six
place settings. Your own dishes are not likely to be
identical to this load, but if you follow the advices below
we are sure you will be pleased with the result.
Always place glasses, cups and bowls upside down.
Incline deep dishes (soup plates etc.) so that the
water can run off when drying.
Make sure that the dishes do not rest against each
other. This is particularly important in regard to the
cutlery basket - nested spoons, etc. simply cannot be
properly washed. The water must get at all the soiled
Make sure that cutlery with slender handles and other
items do not protrude through the openings in the
basket and prevent the spray arm from rotating.
Never put silver and stainless steel objects together.
When these metals come into contact with each other
a chemical reaction occurs which stains the silver.
China with a pattern applied on top of the glaze may
not be suitable for machine washing as the colours
may fade and lose their lustre. The same applies to
cutlery with wooden or plastic handles.
Make sure you always buy articles that are
dishwasher proof.
Silver and aluminum items tend to be discolour when
washed. Food remnants from egg and mustard often
causes discolourations and stains on silver. Make sure
to rinse off and remove food remnants on silver if it is
not washed immediately after it has been used.
Not all plastic articles are machine washable. If you
are in doubt as to whether your plasticware can be
machine washed, we suggest you check by washing
a single item or else wash them by hand.
When washing delicate items, select the programme
with the lower wash temperature.
Substances such as ketchup containing strong colouring
agents can cause temporary discolouration to the
interior of the dishwasher.
Do not place sharp knives with their points
upwards. It is much safer to lay them hori-
zontally in the main basket.
Hot dishes are sensitive to knocks. Always let the dishes
cool down before unloading.
The dishes dry faster if the door for a short
moment is opened completely when the dish-
programme is finished and then left ajar.
Be careful when opening the door, since hot
steam may escape.
Main basket
Cutlery basket
The cup shelves can be placed in two different
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