Frigidaire Dishwasher Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions ......................2
Product Registration ...................................3
Features at a Glance ...................................4
Operating Instructions .............................4-8
Preparing and Loading Dishes ................9-12 USA 1-800-944-9044
Factors Affecting Performance ...................15
Care and Cleaning ............................... 16-17
Before you Call .................................... 17-19
Major Appliance Warranty .........................20 Canada 1-800-265-8352


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Dishwasher of your TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Important Safety Instructions ......2 Dishwasher Dispenser and Detergents .. 13-14 Product Registration ........3 Factors Affecting Performance ....15 Features at a Glance ........4 Care and Cleaning ....... 16-17 Operating Instructions ......4-8...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    For your Safety • Do not tamper with controls. • Use your dishwasher only as instructed in this Use and Care Manual. • Use care unloading the dishware when the SANITIZE option has been selected.
  • Page 3: Product Registration

    Several factors are important to washing dishware. your last cycle so you do not have to reset each The energy use of the dishwasher was reduced time. To start the dishwasher using the same by applying more of the factors that don’t use so cycle and options selected on the previous wash, just press the START/CANCEL pad.
  • Page 4: Features At A Glance

    FEATURES AT A GLANCE Your dishwasher cleans by spraying a mixture of hot water and detergent through the spray arms against soiled surfaces. First, the dishwasher drains for a few seconds to remove soils dropped while loading, then fills with water covering the filter area. Water is then pumped through the spray arms. Soil particles go through and across the filter and down the drain as the water is pumped out.
  • Page 5: Option Selections

    Property Damage Hazard The programmed cycles default to the “surge” pressure option which varies the pressure Before starting dishwasher be sure that the water optimally for the cycle’s intended normal use. is connected and turned on. Failure to do so...
  • Page 6: Delay Start

    The sanitize criteria may not be satisfied if there is To prevent children from accidently changing the an interruption of the cycle, power failure or if the dishwasher cycle or starting the dishwasher, lock incoming water temperature is below 120 F (49...
  • Page 7: Status Window

    STATUS window may display one of the following codes: “i10” - refer to dishwasher won’t run or fill and try to solve the problem “i20” - refer to dishwasher does not drain properly and try to solve the problem.
  • Page 8: Cycle Chart

    Options later. None Available  NOTE The time remaining may suddenly increase or drop several minutes. This means that the dishwasher received input from the Smart Sensor concerning the soil load and has automatically adjusted the cycle length.
  • Page 9: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    Unless the dishwasher is to be operated at once, it is best to pre-rinse or use the rinse only cycle to rinse off these food soils.
  • Page 10: Adjustable Upper Rack

    PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Adjustable Upper Rack The top rack height can be easily adjusted to accommodate loading taller dishes in either rack. To raise the rack to the upper position, lift rack until both sides are at the same height and the rack will secure in place.
  • Page 11 PREPARING AND LOADING DISHES Bottom Rack 10 place settings standard loading pattern. Bottom Rack Cup Shelf/Stemware Holders The Cupshelf holder can be folded down to be used to load two levels of cups, juice glasses, and other short items or fold down both and use for 12 place settings standard loading pattern long items such as utensils and spatulas.
  • Page 12: Loading The Silverware Basket

    • Add the item and wait a few seconds to allow Load sharp items (knives, skewers, etc.) cold air to slowly expand inside dishwasher. pointing down. • Close door firmly to latch and resume Failure to do so may result in injury.
  • Page 13: Dishwasher Dispenser And Detergents

     NOTE To achieve the best results from your dishwasher, visit for general tips regarding the performance and operation of your dishwasher.
  • Page 14 As a rule, use 1 teaspoon for each grain above 12. Unlatch the door, open slowly and add detergent to the bottom of the tub. Close the door to latch and the dishwasher will continue through the cycle.
  • Page 15: Factors Affecting Performance

    Water Pressure To add liquid rinse aid, open the cover. Pour in The hot water line to dishwasher must provide rinse aid until liquid touches the indicated fill water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. level. Close the cover.
  • Page 16: 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 dishwasher will drain properly. A drain air gap is usually mounted on the counter top and can be inspected by removing the cover.
  • Page 17: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Winterizing  NOTE A dishwasher left in an unheated place should be protected from freezing. Have a qualified person To achieve the best results from your dishwasher, do the following: visit for general tips regarding the performance and operation of your To Disconnect Service: dishwasher.
  • Page 18 Water left in the tub bottom after the cycle is complete is not normal. If water remains in • Lower the water temperature. the bottom of the tub, the dishwasher may not be draining properly. (See Dishwasher Does not Drain Properly). Detergent Left in Dispenser Cup Dishware Stained or Discolored •...
  • Page 19: Removing Spots And Film

    This will not affect performance and will gradually fade over time. Pre-rinsing • Check to see that dishwasher is level. (See or using the Rinse Only cycle will reduce the Installation Instructions). chance of staining. Using air dry option will Dishwasher Won’t Run...
  • Page 20: Major Appliance Warranty

    Electrolux or an authorized service company. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. Canada 1.800.265.8352 1.800.944.9044 Electrolux Canada Corp. Frigidaire 5855 Terry Fox Way 10200 David Taylor Drive Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Charlotte, NC 28262 L5V 3E4...

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