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Kenwood CK 231 E Instructions For Installation And Use Manual

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CK 231 E
Instructions for use - Installation advice
Before operating this cooker,
please read these instructions carefully



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  • Page 1 CERAMIC COOKER with DOUBLE OVEN CK 231 E model Instructions for use - Installation advice Before operating this cooker, please read these instructions carefully...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Page Number Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Important Safeguards &...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing a Kenwood CK 231 E double oven electric cooker . The safety precautions and recommendations listed below are for your own safety and that of others . They will also provide a means by which to make full use of the features offered by your appliance .
  • Page 4: Important Safeguards & Recommendations

    IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS IMPORTANT: This appliance is designed and manufactured solely for the cooking of domestic (household) food and is not suitable for any non domestic application and therefore should not be used in a commercial environment. The appliance guarantee will be void if the appliance is used within a non domestic environment i.e.
  • Page 5 in accordance to health and environmental protection regulations, ensuring in particular that all potentially hazardous parts be made harmless, especially in relation to children who could play with unused appliances . • The various components of the appliance are recyclable . Dispose of them in accordance with the regulations in force in your country .
  • Page 6 • WARNING: When correctly installed, your product meets all safety requirements laid down for this type of product category . However special care should be taken around the rear or the underneath of the appliance as these areas are not designed or intended to be touched and may contain sharp or rough edges, that may cause injury .
  • Page 7: Cooking Hob

    1 - COOKING HOB Fig . 1 .1 VITROCERAMIC COOKING HOB 3 circuits cooking zone Ø 180 1700 W 3 circuits cooking zone Ø 145 1200 W Double cooking zone Ø 210/120 2100/700 W Cooking zone residual heat indicators...
  • Page 8: Control Panel

    2 - CONTROL PANEL Fig . 2 .1 CONTROL PANEL - Controls description Front right hotplate control knob Rear right hotplate control knob Rear left hotplate control knob Front left hotplate control knob Bottom main oven switch and temperature knob Conventional top oven function selector knob Conventional top oven temperature knob Electronic programmer (main oven only)
  • Page 9: Use Of Hob Burners

    3 - USE OF THE HOB BURNERS IMPORTANT NOTE: The ceramic surface of the hob allows a fast transmission of heat in the vertical The heating elements incorporate a direction, from the heating elements thermolimiter that switches the element underneath the ceramic glass to the pans ON/OFF during all the settings to protect set on it .
  • Page 10 Double and oval radiant zones The heating element is formed of a coil of resistant material which reaches the working temperature quickly . Operation of the cooking zone is controlled by a continuous energy regulator from 1 to 12 (maximum temperature) (fig . 3 .3) . To turn on both zones of the double element, turn the double element knob fully clockwise to the position...
  • Page 11: Cooking Hints

    Cooking hints Cooking plate Cooking plate controlled by a 6 controlled by a 12 Knob position switch Type of cooking position switch setting Switched OFF For melting operations (butter, chocolate) . To keep food hot and to heat small quantities of liquid (sauces, eggs) .
  • Page 12: Residual Heat Indicator

    Residual heat indicator Cooking hints: The hob also features 4 warning lights – To reduce the cooking time, you can turn which are connected to the corresponding the control knob to the max when you plates . switch the plate on . After a short time you can set the control When the temperature of a cooking plate knob to the position required for cooking .
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Hob

    Safety hints: Cleaning the hob – Before you switch the hob on, make Before you begin cleaning make sure sure you know which knob controls the that the appliance is switched off . required cooking plate . We advise you to Remove spillages and other types of set the pan over the cooking plate before incrustations .
  • Page 14: Top Conventional Electric Oven

    4 - TOP CONVENTIONAL ELECTRIC OVEN OPERATING PRINCIPLES Attention: the oven door becomes Heating and cooking in the conventional very hot during operation. oven are obtained in the following ways: Keep children away. by normal convection The heat is produced by the upper and GENERAL FEATURES lower heating elements .
  • Page 15 TEMPERATURE KNOB (fig. 4.1) To turn on the heating elements of the oven, set first the function selector to the required setting and then the thermostat knob to the desired temperature . To set the temperature, line up the temperature knob indicator with the required temperature . The elements will turn ON or OFF automatically according to the energy need which is determined by the thermostat .
  • Page 16: Bottom Main Oven

    5 - BOTTOM MAIN OVEN Attention: the oven door becomes very hot during operation. Keep children away. SWITCH AND TEMPERATURE SELECTOR Turn the selector knob (fig. 5.1) to the required function . OFF - as per fig. 5.1 The oven light is switched on . The fan operates without the heating element, this function Fig .
  • Page 17: Cooking Guide

    6 - OVEN TEMPERATURE GUIDE Electric oven temperature Cooking process Oven heat Gas mark °C °F Keeping food hot, ½ very cool milk puddings Egg custards cool Rich fruit cakes, cool braising Low temperature moderate roasting, shortbread Victoria sandwich, plain fruit cake, moderate baked fish Small cakes, choux...
  • Page 18: Electronic Programmer

    ELECTRONIC PROGRAMMER (BOTTOM MAIN OVEN ONLY) The electronic programmer is a device which groups together the following functions: • 24 hours clock with illuminated display • Timer (up to 23 hours and 59 minutes) • Program for automatic oven cooking •...
  • Page 19: Electronic Timer

    ELECTRONIC CLOCK ELECTRONIC TIMER (fig. 7.2) The programmer is equipped with an The timer program consists only of a electronic clock with illuminated numbers buzzer which may be set for a maximum which indicates hours and minutes . period of 23 hours and 59 minutes . Upon immediate connection of the oven or If the AUTO symbol is flashing push the after a power cut, three zeros will flash on...
  • Page 20 AUTOMATIC OVEN COOKING Set the temperature and the cooking program by using the switch and To cook food automatically in the oven, it is thermostat knobs of the oven (see necessary to: specific chapters). Set the length of the cooking period . oven programmed Set the end of the cooking time .
  • Page 21 SEMI-AUTOMATIC COOKING At the end of the cooking time the oven will turn off automatically, the symbol This is used to automatically switch off the will turn off, AUTO will flash and a buzzer oven after the desired cooking time has will be sound, which can be turned off by elapsed .
  • Page 22: Cleaning And Maintenance

    8 - CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE GENERAL ADVICE CLEANING • Before you begin cleaning, you • Stainless steel hob: Spillage on must ensure that the appliance is the hob can usually be removed by switched off at the cooker switch. a damp soapy cloth . More obstinate •...
  • Page 23 NOTE: The manufacturers of this appliance will accept no responsibility for damage caused by chemical or abrasive cleaning . Let the oven cool down and pay special attention not to touch the hot heating elements inside the oven cavity. Fig . 8 .1 REPLACING THE OVEN LIGHT BULB Switch the cooker off at the mains.
  • Page 24 OVEN DOOR Type A Fig. 8.5a REMOVING THE OVEN DOOR The oven door can easily be removed as follows: • Open the door to the full extent (fig. 8 .5a) . • Attach the retaining rings to the hooks on the left and right hinges (fig. 8.5b). •...
  • Page 25: Removing The Oven Door

    OVEN DOOR Type B REMOVING THE OVEN DOOR The oven door can easily be removed as follows: • Open the door completely . • Push down the lever “L” (fig. 8.6a) and, keeping it in this position, slowly close the door in order to block the hinge .
  • Page 26: Advice For The Installer

    Advice for the installer IMPORTANT • The appliance is designed and approved for domestic use only and should not be installed in a commercial, semi commercial or communal environment . Your product will not be guaranteed if installed in any of the above environments and could affect any third party or public liability insurances you may have.
  • Page 27: Installation

    9 - INSTALLATION This cooker has class “2/1” overheating protection so that it can be installed next to a cabinet. If the cooker is installed adjacent to furniture which is higher than the gas hob cooktop, a gap of at least 50 mm must be left between the side of the cooker and the furniture . The walls and kitchen furniture surrounding the appliance must be made of non-flammable material .
  • Page 28 ANTI-TILT BRACKET Important! To restrain the appliance and prevent it tipping accidentally, the anti-tilt bracket supplied must be fitted according to the instructions below. To fit the anti-tilt bracket: After you have located where the cooker is to be positioned, mark on the wall and on the floor the place where the four screws of the anti-tilt bracket have to be fitted. Please follow the indications given in fig. 9.3. Drill four 8mm diameter holes for the fixing screws (two in the wall and two in the floor- see fig.9.3) and insert the plastic plugs supplied. Important! Before drilling the holes, check that you will not damage any pipes or electrical wires.
  • Page 29: Electrical Section

    10 - ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION IMPORTANT: The appliance must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Incorrect installation, for which the manufacturer accepts no responsibility, may cause damage to persons, animals and property. The connection of the appliance to earth is mandatory. The manufacturer declines all responsibility for any inconvenience resulting from the inobservance of this condition.
  • Page 30 ELECTRICAL FEEDER CABLE CONNECTION WARNING: If the power supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced only by an authorised service agent in order to avoid a hazard. To connect the supply cable: • Remove the 2 screws that hold shield “A” behind the cooker . •...
  • Page 31 11 - GUARANTEE Your new “KENWOOD” product comes with 12-month guarantee covering all parts and labour . If your appliance proves to be defective as a result of faulty materials or workmanship during the guarantee period, these parts will be repaired or replaced free of charge .
  • Page 32 The manufacturer cannot be held responsible for possible inaccuracies due to printing or transcription errors in the present booklet . The manufacturer reserves the right to make all modifications to its products deemed necessary for manufacture or commercial reasons at any moment and without prior notice, without jeopardising the essential functional and safety characteristics of the appliances . Code: 1104677 - ß1...