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Frigidaire FGDS3065PF_UC Use & Care Manual


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Product Record and Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Before Setting Surface Burners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Setting Surface Burners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Before Setting Oven Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 USA 1-800-944-9044
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Oven Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Before You Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Warranty ....... . 47 Before Setting Oven Controls ....15 USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Product Record And Registration

    Frigidaire Customer Services at 1-800-944-9044. Product Registration Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability to serve you. Register online at or by dropping your Product Registration Card in the mail. Record model & serial numbers here Purchase Date...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTIONS AND WARNINGS WARNING Read all instructions before using this appliance. This manual contains important safety symbols and Storage In or On Appliance—Flammable materials instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols should not be stored in an oven or near surface and follow all instructions given.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING WARNING • Do Not Leave Children Alone - Children should Tip Over Hazard not be left alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use. They should never be • A child or adult can tip the allowed to sit or stand on any part of the appli- appliance and be killed.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION IMPORTANT • When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Read and follow the below instructions and precau- Grease may catch fire if it becomes too hot. tions for unpacking, installing, and servicing your appliance: • Do not use water or flour on grease fires.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR OVEN COOKTOP • Never use your appliance for warming or heating the room. WARNING • Use care when opening oven door, lower oven door, or warmer drawer (some models). Stand to Use Proper Flame Size —...
  • Page 7 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS YOUR OVEN For models equipped with power cord: WARNING CAUTION Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. Failure to Before manually cleaning any part of the oven, be follow this warning may cause serious injury, fire, or sure all controls are turned off and the oven is cool.
  • Page 8 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS (con’t) This appliance allows for conversion to Liquefied Petroleum (L.P.) Gas. WARNING WARNING Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. Failure to Personal injury or death from electrical shock may follow this warning may cause serious injury, fire, or occur if the conversion to L.P.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Burners

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE BURNERS Control locations of the gas surface burners Assembly of the burner caps and burner grates Your built-in range is equipped with gas surface burners It is very important to make sure that all of the surface with different BTU ratings.
  • Page 10 BEFORE SETTING SURFACE BURNERS Double Ring style burners (some models) IMPORTANT The Double Ring burner only operates properly with two Please note that the burner cap should not move off the burner caps in place. Be sure the burner cap lips are posi- center of the burner head when sliding from side to side.
  • Page 11 BEFORE SETTING SURFACE BURNERS Using Proper Cookware Cookware Material Types The most popular materials available are: CAUTION Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper • Aluminum shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the Excellent heat conductor. Some types of food will cause range when it is in use.
  • Page 12 BEFORE SETTING SURFACE BURNERS Operating the gas surface controls Setting proper surface burner flame size 1. Place cooking utensil on surface burner. Start on the highest control setting and adjust to the desired setting. Use the recommendations below as a guide for 2.
  • Page 13: Setting Surface Burners

    SETTING SURFACE BURNERS Setting Surface Controls • When operating the oven, it is possible for residual heat from the oven to build-up and over time to eventually Your gas appliance may be equipped with different sized transfer to the surface control knobs located directly surface burners.
  • Page 14 SETTING SURFACE BURNERS Setting Double Ring Burner (some models) Dual burner head (some models) The versatile Double Ring surface burner offers a complete Burner cap range of gas surface settings from the same burner Burner cap lip position. At the lowest setting, only the burner’s inner ring is active, Burner head using a smaller flame perfect for simmering.
  • Page 15: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Removing, replacing, and arranging flat or offset oven racks The oven vent is located in the rear of the cooktop. When the oven is on, warm air passes through this vent. This To arrange venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven •...
  • Page 16 BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Type of oven racks Oven Rack Descriptions • Flat oven racks (or the flat handle oven rack) may be used for most cooking needs and may be placed in most oven rack positions. at handle oven rack •...
  • Page 17 BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Effortless™ Oven Rack system Some models are equipped with a special oven rack rack connector system that automatically extends the oven rack to assist in bracket access to your food items. This rack extends when the oven door is opened or closed.
  • Page 18 BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS door connector bracket connector Figure 19: Connector arm/door connection connector 5. While holding the connector arm in place, twist the connector arm so the ends of the connector arm point upwards (See Figure 20). The connector arm should now be locked into position.
  • Page 19: Oven Controls

    OVEN CONTROLS Gallery Model (above) Professional Model (below) 1. Steam Clean — Use for steam clean function for quick 12. Warm/ Keep Warm — Use to keep food and dishes cleaning of oven. warm until served. 2. Self Clean — Use to select self-clean function. 13.
  • Page 20 OVEN CONTROLS Maximum and minimum time and temperature settings Feature Mode Minimum Temp. /Time Maximum Temp. /Time Preheat 170°F (77°C) 550°F (288°C) Bake 170°F (77°C) 550°F (288°C) Broil 400°F (205°C) 550°F (288°C) Convection Bake 170°F (77°C) 550°F (288°C) Convection Roast 170°F (77°C) 550°F (288°C) Convection Broil...
  • Page 21 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Continuous Bake or 6 Hour Energy Saving To change control from normal sound operation to silent control operation: The timer on-off and self clean keys control the contin- 1. To set oven for normal or silent operation, press and uous bake or 6 hour energy saving features.
  • Page 22 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Oven Lockout Feature Setting Preheat key controls the oven lockout. When active, this The powerplus preheat/quick preheat feature is used feature automatically locks the oven door, preventing the when a recipe calls for preheating the oven. When the oven from being turned on.
  • Page 23 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Bake Baking Tips Bake controls normal baking. If a rapid preheating is For best bake results: preferred, refer to “Setting Preheat” page • Fully preheat the oven before baking items like cookies, The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature cakes, biscuits, and breads.
  • Page 24 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Bake Time Setting Delay Start Use bake time when setting the oven to cook for a specific CAUTION length of time and shut off automatically when the time is complete. Food Poisoning Hazard. Do not let food sit for more than one hour before or after cooking.
  • Page 25 OVEN CONTROLS Convection Cooking Convection baking tips: • Fully preheat the oven before baking items like cookies, Multiple rack baking may increase cook time for some cakes, biscuits, and breads. foods, but the overall result is time saved. Some food may cook faster and more evenly with convection bake.
  • Page 26 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Convection Convert Setting Convection Broil (some models) Convection convert automatically converts a standard Use this mode for thicker cuts of meat, fish, and poultry. The baking recipe for convection baking. When set properly, this convection broiling gently browns the exterior and seals in feature is designed to display the actual converted the juices.
  • Page 27 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Convection Roast Setting My Favorites Recipe (some models) This mode is best for cooking tender cuts of beef, lamb, The my favorites key allows the user to save a recipe to be pork, and poultry. Use this mode when cooking speed is recalled at any time.
  • Page 28 For optimum browning, preheat the broil element for 2 minutes. Broil one side until the food is browned; turn Figure 28: Broiling accessories available at and cook on the second side. Season and serve. Table 1: Broiling recommendations Cook time...
  • Page 29 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Slow Cook (some models) Setting Warm/Keep Warm The slow cook feature is best for cooking at lower tempera- Warm / keep warm is best for keeping oven baked foods tures for longer periods of time and works best for beef (ribs warm for serving after cooking has finished.
  • Page 30 OVEN CONTROLS Cooking with Meat Probe IMPORTANT CAUTION • Do not store the probe inside the oven. Use only the original probe provided. Connecting any other probe Do not use kitchen utensils to pull on the probe cable or or device could result in damage to the oven control, handles.
  • Page 31 OVEN CONTROLS To set probe: To set the oven to continue cooking after reaching the 1. Insert the probe into the food. Place prepared food on target temperature: the desired oven rack position and slide into the oven. 1. Press probe key and hold for 6 seconds. 2.
  • Page 32 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Warmer Drawer (some models) Table 2: USDA recommended minimum internal To Operate the Warmer Drawer cooking temperatures CAUTION Food Type Internal Temp. Ground meat and meat mixtures Your range may be equipped with a warm drawer. The purpose of the warm drawer is to keep hot cooked foods Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb 160°F (71°C)
  • Page 33 OVEN CONTROLS Arranging Warmer Drawer Rack Positions CAUTION The warmer drawer rack can be set in two positions to Food Poisoning Hazard. Do not let food sit for more than accommodate foods and any items that need to be warmed one hour before or after cooking.
  • Page 34 OVEN CONTROLS Restoring Factory Default Setting Adjusting Oven Temperature Your appliance is programmed with default control settings. The temperature in the oven is pre-set at the factory. When Over time, users may make changes to these settings. The first using the oven, be sure to follow recipe times and following options have settings that can be modified and temperatures.
  • Page 35 OVEN CONTROLS Setting the Sabbath Feature (For use on the Jewish 7. To turn off the Sabbath feature, press and hold both the Sabbath and Holidays) bake time and delay start keys for at least 3 seconds. SAb will disappear from the display.. The bake time and start keys are used to set the Sabbath feature.
  • Page 36 OVEN CONTROLS Steam Clean 6. Steam clean is a 20 minute cycle. Time remaining is shown in the display. The steam clean feature offers a chemical-free and time- saving method to assist in the routine cleaning of your oven. 7. An alert will sound at the end of the cycle, and the End Steam clean may be used before manually cleaning the message will show in the display.
  • Page 37 OVEN CONTROLS Self-Cleaning Operation IMPORTANT CAUTION Adhere to the following cleaning precautions: • Do not line the oven walls, racks, bottom, or any other • Do not use oven cleaners or protective coatings in or part of the oven with aluminum foil. Doing so will block around any part of the oven interior.
  • Page 38 OVEN CONTROLS Setting Self Clean Cycle Duration When the self-clean cycle is completed: 1. HOT will appear in the display. The time of day, the The self clean key controls the self-cleaning feature. If you word DOOR, and the icon will remain in the display. are planning to use the oven directly after a self-clean cycle remember to allow time for the oven to cool down and the 2.
  • Page 39 OVEN CONTROLS Setting a Delay Start Self Clean Cycle The self clean and delay start keys control the delayed IMPORTANT self-clean operation. The automatic timer will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. Do not attempt to force the door open while self clean is active or when the motor door latch is unlocking or the door lock indicator is flashing.
  • Page 40: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning Various Parts of Your Oven Before cleaning any part of the oven, be sure all controls are turned off and the oven is cool. Remove spills and any heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the number of major cleaning later.
  • Page 41 CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning the cooktop and surface burners To avoid possible burns turn off all of the surface burners and allow them to cool. ignition port slots Any additions, changes or conversions required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet the application needs must be made by an authorized qualified agency.
  • Page 42 CARE AND CLEANING Removing the Warmer Drawer To replace the warmer drawer: 1. Pull the bearing glides to the front of the outer compart- To remove the warmer drawer: ment glide channels until they snap into place (See WARNING Figure 43). Electrical shock hazard can occur and result in serious injury or death.
  • Page 43 CARE AND CLEANING Removing and Replacing the Oven Door Oven door CAUTION hinge locations The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down. To remove oven door: 1. Open oven door completely horizontal with floor (See Figure 47).
  • Page 44: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to Common Baking Problems For best cooking results, heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appli- ance.
  • Page 45 BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review the following list. It may save you time and expense. Possible solutions are provided with the problem listed: Problem Solution Poor baking results Many factors effect baking results. Use proper oven rack position. Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate.
  • Page 46 BEFORE YOU CALL Oven smokes excessively when Incorrect setting. Follow broiling instructions in Setting Oven Controls section. broiling. Meat too close to the broil element. Reposition broil rack to provide proper clearance between the meat and broil element. Remove excess fat from meat. Cut remaining fatty edges to prevent curling, but do not cut into lean.
  • Page 48: Warranty

    WARRANTY Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.

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