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Frigidaire 200 Series Use & Care Manual

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Safety
Instructions ............................
Features .................................
Sounds ...................................
Instructions .........................
Loading Dishes ...................
and Detergents ...............
Performance ........................
Cleaning ...............................
Color Panels.........................
Consumer Services
Warranty & Service .......................... 17-18
Versión en español ................................. 17
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P/N 154350101 (9808)

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    (see Features page for location) Dishwashing Problems ..14-16 Questions? 1-800-944-9044 Consumer Services (United States) Warranty & Service ......17-18 1-800-661-9913 Versión en español ......... 17 (Canada) Visit Frigidaire Company’s Web Site at http://www.frigidaire.com READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS P/N 154350101 (9808)
  • Page 2: Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions • Store dishwasher detergent and rinse agents out of the reach of children. • Do not wash plastic items unless marked This symbol will help alert you to such “dishwasher safe” or the equivalent. Check dangers as personal injury, burns, fire and with manufacturer for recommendations, if electrical shock.
  • Page 3: Features

    Dishwasher Features 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 filter and spray arms. Soil particles go down the drain as the water is pumped out and replaced with clean water.
  • Page 4: Normal Operating Sounds

    Operating Instructions Vent Latch Model FDB221 Getting Started Very Important 1. Load dishwasher (See Preparing and Information— Read Before Loading Dishes). Operating Your Dishwasher! 2. Add detergent (See Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents). Normal Operating 3. Add rinse aid, if needed (See Rinse Aid). Sounds 4.
  • Page 5: Wash Cycle Selections

    Operating Instructions (continued) Wash Cycle Selections Note: Cycle times are approximate. Cycle Chart Cycle Description To Select Cycle Water Time Washes/ (approx.) (approx.) Rinses For heavily soiled dishes • Turn dial to HEAVY WASH. gal. 89 min.* 2 washes Heavy •...
  • Page 6 Operating Instructions (continued) Vent Latch Clean Delay Start Model FDB435 Before Operating Your Dishwasher Please Read Normal Operating Sounds on page 4! Getting Started Delay Start/Status Lights 1. Load dishwasher (See Preparing and Delay Start (available on select models) Loading Dishes). Allows you to delay starting the POTS &...
  • Page 7 Operating Instructions (continued) Wash Cycle Selections Note: Cycle times are approximate and will vary with model. Cycle Chart Cycle Description To Select Cycle Water Time Washes/ (approx.) (approx.) Rinses Pots & For pots, pans, • Press POTS & PANS pad. gal.
  • Page 8: Preparing And Loading Dishes

    Preparing and Loading Dishes Dish Preparation Scrape away large pieces of food, bones, pits, toothpicks, etc. The continuous filtered wash system 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...
  • Page 9: Loading The Bottom Rack

    Preparing and Loading Dishes (continued) Loading the Bottom Rack Make sure tall items do not block spray arm rotation. Place plates and platters so that they do not touch. Place bowls, casseroles and sauce pans with the soiled surface facing down or toward the center.
  • Page 10: And Detergents

    Dishwasher Dispenser & Detergents • Use only fresh automatic dishwashing Filling the Detergent Dispenser detergent. Other types will cause The detergent dispenser has one covered and oversudsing. one uncovered cup. Detergent in the uncovered cup falls into the dishwasher when •...
  • Page 11: Dishwasher Dispenser

    Dishwasher Dispenser Factors Affecting & Detergents (continued) Performance Water Pressure Rinse Aid The hot water line to dishwasher must provide Rinse aid greatly improves drying and water pressure between 20 and 120 psi. reduces water spots and filming. Water Low water pressure may occur when laundry or “sheets”...
  • Page 12: Care And Cleaning

    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 Burn Hazard the dishwasher will drain properly. A drain air Allow heating element to cool gap is usually mounted on countertop and can before cleaning the interior.
  • Page 13: Changing Color Panels

    Metal door panels are sharp and should be handled with care. Wear gloves to protect hands. Failure to do so can result in injury. Some models come with reversible door panel inserts. 1. Remove snap-on bottom trim by pulling forward. Support color panel(s) at bottom while removing trim.
  • Page 14: Solutions To Common Dishwashing Problems

    Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. • Check water hardness. For extremely hard This list includes common experiences water, it may be necessary to install a water that are not the result of defective softener.
  • Page 15 • Tea and coffee can stain cups. Remove the • Use only fresh detergent designed for stains by hand washing in a solution of 1/2 automatic dishwashers. Measure detergent cup (120 ml) bleach and one quart (1 L) of carefully. Try a different brand. warm water.
  • Page 16 • If unit is hooked up to a food waste Hard water can cause lime deposit buildup on disposer, make sure the disposer is empty. the interior of the dishwasher. Dishes and glasses may also get spots and film for a •...
  • Page 17: Warranty & Service

    Extended Limited 2nd Year Warranty • read and follow all warning/safety instructions in the For two years from date of purchase, Frigidaire Company will instruction manuals and on the product. provide a replacement (or functional equivalent), for any part in •...
  • Page 18 Transportation damage. b) Supply and replacement of porcelain, fuses, glass and light bulbs. c) Parts and service supplied or obtained from other than FRIGIDAIRE PARTS AND SERVICE or FRIGIDAIRE PARTS AND SERVICE authorized depots. d) Damage or failure as the result of abuse, improper or commercial use.

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