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Zanussi ZCE7550-ZCE7551 User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    User Manual Electric Cooker ZCE7550-ZCE7551...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Important safety information These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure that you understand them all before installing or using the appliance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about any of the information in this book contact the Customer Care Department.
  • Page 3: Cleaning And Maintenance

    Ensure your hand is protected before handling the pan. Do not use the appliance if the ceramic glass is damaged. If a fault or crack becomes visible, disconnect the appliance immediately from the electricity supply and contact your local service force centre. Do not place foil or plastic containers on ceramic glass.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents For the user Important safety information Description of the appliance Getting to know your appliance Before using the appliance Rating plate Preparing to use your appliance The cooling fan for the controls Control panel indicator neon(s) Condensation and steam Cookware Grill and oven furniture Electronic timer...
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the appliance Electric slip-in double oven Control panel Grill/Second oven Main oven...
  • Page 6: Getting To Know Your Appliance

    Getting to know your appliance The control panel Features A - Electronic timer B - Main oven temperature control C - Grill/Second oven temperature control D - Selector control E - Hotplate controls F - Main oven indicator neon G - Second oven indicator neon...
  • Page 7: Before Using The Appliance

    Before using the appliance Rating plate This is situated on the lower front frame of the appliance and can be seen upon opening the door. Alternatively the rating plate may also be found on the back or top of some models (where applicable). The appliance must be protected by a suitably rated fuse or circuit breaker.
  • Page 8: Cookware

    Cookware Baking trays, dishes etc., should not be placed directly against the grid covering the fan at the back of the oven. Do not use baking trays larger than 30cm x 35cm (12” x 14”) as they will restrict the circulation heat affect...
  • Page 9: Electronic Timer

    Electronic timer Cook time End time Countdown Time Decrease control Selector control Increase control NOTE: The time of day must be set before the main oven will operate manually. 1. Set the time of day The oven has a 24 hour clock. When the electricity supply is first switched ON, the display will show 12.00 and the 'Time' (...
  • Page 10 2. How to set the countdown The 'Countdown' gives an audible reminder at the end of any period of cooking. This cooking period may be up to 2 hrs 30 mins. It is not part of the automatic control. To set, press the Selector Control button ) until the 'Countdown' indicator neon ( ) is illuminated and the display reads 0.00 as Fig.3.
  • Page 11 A) To set the timer to switch on and off automatically i) Ensure the electricity supply is switched ON and that the correct time of day is displayed, e.g. as Fig. 6. ii) Place food in the oven. iii) To set the length of cooking time, press the Selector Control button ( the 'Cook Time' indicator neon ( illuminated.
  • Page 12 B) To set the timer to switch off only i) Ensure the electricity supply is switched ON and that the correct time of day is displayed, e.g. 10.00am as Fig. 9. ii) Place food in the oven. iii) To set the length of cooking time, press the Selector Control button until the 'Cook Time' ( ) indicator neon is...
  • Page 13: Automatic Cooking

    To return the appliance to manual At the end of a timed cooking period, the ‘End Time’ indicator neon will flash and an alarm will sound for up to 2 minutes. i) To stop the sound press any of the three buttons, as Fig.
  • Page 14: The Ceramic Hob

    The ceramic hob Do not use the appliance if the ceramic glass is damaged. If a fault or crack becomes visible during cooking, disconnect the appliance immediately from the electricity supply and contact your local Service Force Centre. Using the hob •...
  • Page 15: Hints & Tips

    Some switching ON and OFF when cooking at high temperatures, e.g. deep fat frying is quite normal, causes no damage to the hob and little delay in cooking times. Excessive switching may however be caused by the use of an unsuitable saucepan or a saucepan which is smaller than the heated area.
  • Page 16: The Dual Grill

    The dual grill CAUTION – Accessible parts may be hot when the grill is in use. Young children should be kept away. The grill is a dual circuit grill which means that the full area of the grill can be used or for economy purposes, the centre section only can be used when cooking smaller quantities of food.
  • Page 17: The Grill Pan And Handle

    The grill pan and handle The grill pan is supplied with a removable handle. To insert the handle, press the button on the handle with the thumb and pivot slightly upwards inserting the lip into the widest part of the bracket. Move the handle towards the left, lower into position and release the button.
  • Page 18: Hints & Tips

    Hints and tips • Most foods should be placed on the grid in the grill pan to allow maximum circulation of air to lift the food out of the fats and juices. • Adjust grid and grill pan runner position to allow for different thicknesses of foods.
  • Page 19: Grilling Chart

    Grilling chart Food Bacon Rashers Beefburgers Chicken Joints Chops – Lamb Pork Fish – Whole Trout/Mackerel Fillets - Plaice/Cod Kebabs Kidneys – Lamb/Pig Liver – Lamb/Pig Sausages Steaks – Rare Medium Well Done Toasted Sandwiches The times quoted above are given as a guide and should be adjusted to suit personal taste. Position (mins in total) Adjust...
  • Page 20: The Second Oven

    The second oven The second oven is the smaller of the two ovens. It is heated by elements in the top oven and bottom of the oven. It is designed for cooking smaller quantities of food. It gives especially good results if used to cook fruit cakes, sweet or savoury flans or quiche.
  • Page 21: Hints & Tips

    Hints and tips • Arrange the shelves in the required positions before switching the oven on. Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. • There should always be at least 2.5cm (1”) between the top of the food and the element.
  • Page 22: The Main Oven

    The main oven The fan oven is particularly suitable for cooking larger quantities of food. The advantages of fan oven cooking are: Preheating oven quickly temperature, so it is not usually necessary to preheat the oven. Without preheating however, you may need to add an extra 5 – 10 minutes on the recommended cooking times.
  • Page 23: To Fit The Main Oven Shelves

    To fit the main oven shelves The shelves should be fitted with the straight rods uppermost on the frame and the forms towards the back of the oven. If not fitted correctly the anti-tilt and safety stop mechanism will be affected. Hints and tips •...
  • Page 24: Cooking Chart

    Cooking chart The oven temperatures are intended as a guide only. It may be necessary to increase or decrease the temperatures to suit individual preferences and requirements. Food Biscuits Bread Bread rolls/buns Cakes: Small & Queen Sponges Victoria Sandwich (7”) Madeira (7)”...
  • Page 25: Roasting Chart

    Roasting chart INTERNAL TEMPERATURES – Rare : 50-60°C; Medium : 60-70°C; Well done : 70-80°C MEAT Beef/ Beef boned Mutton/Lamb Pork/Veal/Ham Chicken Turkey/Goose Duck Pheasant Rabbit The roasting temperatures and times given in the chart should be adequate for most joints, but slight adjustments may be required to allow for personal requirements and the shape and texture of the meat.
  • Page 26: Defrost Feature

    Defrost feature This function defrosts most foods faster than more conventional methods. It is particularly suitable for delicate frozen foods which are to be served cold e.g. cream filled gateaux, cakes covered with icings or frostings, cheesecakes, biscuits, scones, etc. Using defrost feature •...
  • Page 27 • It is preferable to thaw fish, meat and poultry slowly in the fridge. However, this process can be accelerated by using the defrost function. Small or thin fish fillets, frozen peeled prawns, cubed or minced meat, liver, thin chops, steaks etc., can be thawed in 1 –...
  • Page 28: Care And Cleaning

    Care and cleaning Before cleaning always allow the appliance to cool down. Cleaning materials Before using any cleaning materials on your appliance, check that they are suitable and that their use is recommended by the manufacturer. Cleaners that contain bleach should NOT be used as they may dull the surface finishes.
  • Page 29: Cleaning The Control Knobs And Handles

    Cleaning the control knobs and handles It is strongly recommended that only hot soapy water is used for cleaning the control knobs handles. CLEANING MATERIALS MAY DULL THE SURFACE FINISH. Cleaning the ceramic hob Make sure the ceramic glass is cool before cleaning.
  • Page 30 To remove more stubborn marks Bar Keepers Friend may be used to clean off more stubborn stains or to remove discolourations. It may be necessary to rub the marks hard for several minutes. Use a plastic pad specially for non-stick saucepans with Bar-Keepers Friend for removal of more stubborn soilage.
  • Page 31 Hints and tips To reduce hob soilage: • Make sure the bottom of the saucepan and the cooking area are clean and dry before cooking begins. • Ensure saucepans are large enough to accommodate food to avoid boil overs. • If possible, wipe up spills and splatters as they occur, but take care to avoid steam burns.
  • Page 32: Hints & Tips

    Cleaning the shelves and grill/oven furniture All removable parts, can be washed in the dishwasher. The grill pan, grill pan grid and oven shelves may be cleaned using a soap impregnated steel wool pad. Soaking first in hot soapy water will make cleaning easier. Cleaning inside the oven(s) The sides and back of the grill/second oven and main oven compartments are coated...
  • Page 33: Cleaning The Door(S)

    Cleaning the door(s) To prevent damaging or weakening the door glass panels avoid the use of the following: • Household detergents and bleaches • Impregnated pads unsuitable for non-stick saucepans • Brillo/Ajax pads or steel wool pads • Chemical oven pads or aerosols •...
  • Page 34: Replacing An Oven Light Bulb

    If the door glass panel becomes chipped or has deep scratches the glass will be weakened and must be replaced to prevent the possibility of the panel shattering. contact your local Service Force Centre who will be pleased to advise further. To replace the outer glass Holding the oven glass with both hands, gently place the locators into the holes...
  • Page 35: Something Not Working

    Something not working Please carry out the following checks on your appliance before calling a Service Engineer. It may be that the problem is a simple one that you can solve yourself without the expense of a service call. In-guarantee customers should make sure that the checks have been made as the engineer will make a charge if the fault is not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.
  • Page 36: Service And Spare Parts

    Tel:+353 (0) 1 4090753 Email: Customer care department For general enquires concerning your Zanussi-Electrolux appliance, or for further information on Zanussi-Electrolux products, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at
  • Page 37: Guarantee Conditions

    We, Zanussi-Electrolux, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this Zanussi-Electrolux appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our option repair or replace the same...
  • Page 38: Technical Details

    Technical details Voltage: 230-240 Volts AC 50Hz Wattage: 9.9 - 10.8kW Height: 900mm Width: 550mm Depth: 600mm Weight: 61 kg This appliance complies with: European Council Directives 73/23/EEC. Directive 89/336/EEC, CE Marking Directive 93/68/EEC. Energy Label 2002/40/EC Installation instructions Warning: This appliance must be earthed.
  • Page 39 The electrical connection should be made using a double pole isolating switch (cooker socket) with at least 3mm contact separation in all poles. The cable must have conductors of sufficiently high cross- sectional area to prevent overheating and deterioration. The recommended cross-section area is six Fig.1.
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