Frigidaire FFBD2407LS Dishwasher User Manual

Spilled rinse aid can cause foam and lead to
overflowing. Wipe up any spills with a damp cloth.
Check to see that dishwasher is level.
(See Installation Instructions.)
Normal Sounds You Will Hear
Normal sounds include water fill, water circulation
and motor sounds.
There is a noticeable change in sound when the wash
action switches between the lower and middle spray
arm. This is normal since each spray arm has its own
It is normal for dishwasher to pause (no sound) when
the wash action is switching between the lower and
middle spray arms.
Water in Bottom of Tub
Water left in bottom of tub after cycle is complete is
not normal. If water remains in the bottom of the tub,
dishwasher may not be draining properly. (See
Dishwasher Does Not Drain Properly.)
Dishwasher Won’t Run
Check to see if circuit breaker is tripped or if a fuse is
Make sure water supply is turned on.
Check to see if cycle is set correctly.
(See Operating Instructions.)
Is dishwasher set for delay start option?
Make sure door is closed and latched.
Vapor at Vent
Water vapor escapes from the vent during the drying
part of cycle. This is normal.
Dishwasher Leaks
Use only fresh detergent designed for automatic
dishwashers. Measure detergent carefully. Try a
different brand.
Dishwasher Does Not Drain
If unit is hooked up to a food waste disposer, make
sure the disposer is empty.
Check to see if the knockout plug has been removed
from inside the food waste disposer inlet.
Check to see if drain hose is kinked.
Make sure cycle is complete, not in a pause.
Be sure water action can reach the dispenser.
Make sure items do not prevent the detergent dispenser
from opening.
Check to see if cycle has been completed.
Dishwasher Won’t Fill
Is water supply turned on?
Does overfill protector move up and down freely? (See
Overfill Protector section.)
Cycle Takes a Long Time
Is cycle in a water heating delay?
Has the delay start option been selected?
Has the sanitize option been selected?
Dishwasher Has an Odor
Soiled dishes left in dishwasher too long can create
an odor. Use Rinse Only cycle.
There will be a “new” smell when first installed. This
is normal.
Check to see if unit is draining properly. (See
Dishwasher Does Not Drain Properly.)
Stains on Tub Interior
Washing large amounts of dishware with tomato based
soil can cause a pink/orange appearance. This will not
affect performance and will gradually fade over time.
Pre-rinsing or using the Rinse Only cycle will reduce the
chance of staining. Using no heat dry option will lessen
Removing Spots and Film
Hard water can cause lime deposit buildup on the interior of
the dishwasher. Dishes and glasses may also get spots and
film for a number of reasons. (See Glassware/Flatware
Spotted or Cloudy section.) To remove buildup, spots and
film, clean using the following instructions:
1. Load clean dishes and glasses in normal manner. Do not
load any metal utensils or silverware.
2. Do not add detergent.
3. Select the NORMAL WASH cycle. Close and latch door.
4. Allow dishwasher to run until it starts the second water
fill (approximately 10 minutes). The SENSING light will
be off.
5. Unlatch and open door and pour 2 cups of white vinegar
into the bottom of dishwasher.
6. Close and latch door and allow cycle to finish.