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Zanussi ZCGHL55X Instruction Booklet

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  • Page 2: For Your Safety

    t i o Introduction This gas appliance has been designed and manufactured to all the necessary British Standards. It also carries the C.E. mark. The appliance complies with European Council Directive 90/396/EEC. It is important that you understand how to use and care for the appliance properly before you use it for the first time.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Contents Lighting the appliance The grill The hotplate The ovens Oven cooking chart - main oven - top oven The electronic minute minder Slow cooking Care and cleaning Installing the appliance General information What is wrong and why? Servicing Installation Instructions...
  • Page 4: Lighting The Appliance

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Lighting the appliance The system works by means of an electric spark system. Details about the plug are given in 'General Information'. For your safety In the event of the burner flames being accidentally extinguished, turn off the burner control and do not attempt to re-ignite the burner for at least 1 min.
  • Page 5: Top Oven

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Top oven To light: 1 Open the oven door. 2 Push in the control knob and turn it to the left to gas mark 8, and press the ignition button immediately. When the burner has lit release the button.
  • Page 6: To Turn Off Any Burner

    Z C G H L 5 5 X To turn off any burner 1 Push in the control knob and turn it to the off position. This is shown by a large dot. MAIN OVEN For your safety When you are lighting any burner check that it has lit before you leave the appliance.
  • Page 7: The Grill

    Z C G H L 5 5 X The grill The grill is a high-speed grill. The instructions below tell you how to vary the heat setting and how to change the height of the grid to suit the food you are cooking.
  • Page 8 Z C G H L 5 5 X Cooking positions Most food should be cooked on the grid in the grill pan. You can turn the grid over to suit different thicknesses of food. You can place some dishes straight on to the grill shelf.
  • Page 9: The Hotplate

    Z C G H L 5 5 X The hotplate Heat control FRONT LEFT The hotplate control knobs turn anticlockwise from 'OFF' to 'HIGH' and then to 'LOW'. You can adjust the heat by turning the control between the highest and lowest settings. These are shown as a large and a small flame symbol.
  • Page 10 Z C G H L 5 5 X For your safety Take care to avoid burns and scalds when you are reaching across the hotplate. Use pans with flat bases. They are more stable than pans which are warped. Do not use pans with very heavy handles which cause the pan to tip.
  • Page 11: Helpful Hints

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Helpful hints Keep flames under the base of pans. If the flames lick round the sides of the pans you are wasting gas. Only heat the amount of liquid you need. Do not overfill pans. Cover pans with a lid whenever possible.
  • Page 12: The Ovens

    Z C G H L 5 5 X The ovens Before you use the ovens you should wipe them out with a damp cloth to remove any dust. Heat zones Main Oven - There are zones of heat within the oven. The temperature in the middle is the gas mark you have chosen.
  • Page 13: Baking Trays And Dishes

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Shelf positions are counted from the top downwards. Most top oven cooking should be carried out using the shelf provided in shelf position 2. However, when cooking a small joint or a deep cake you can use the top oven shelf on the base of the top oven to allow enough air to circulate around the food.
  • Page 14 Z C G H L 5 5 X Roasting For best results we recommend open roasting using minimal fat or oil to prevent splashing. It is not necessary to cover meat or poultry or wrap food in foil when roasting as this restricts the circulation of heat and will lead to extended cooktimes.
  • Page 15: Oven Cooking Chart - Main Oven

    Oven cooking chart Main oven These instructions are for cooking in the oven after it has been pre-heated for 20 minutes. If you are cooking more than one tray of similar items, for example cakes or biscuits, swap the trays around during cooking or you can take the top tray out of the oven when the food is cooked and move the lower tray to the higher shelf to finish cooking.
  • Page 16 Food Poultry: Chicken Turkey below 4.5kg (10lbs) over 4.5kg (10lbs) Duck and duckling Stuffed poultry The times given above are for when you are open roasting. If you cover the food with foil or a lid you should allow an extra 10 - 15 Yorkshire pudding - large - individual Cakes:...
  • Page 17 Food Pastries: Plate tart (shortcrust) Fruit pie (shortcrust) Mince pies (flan pastry) Puddings: Milk puddings Baked sponge pudding Baked custard Yeast mixtures: Bread 0.45kg (1lb loaves) 0.90kg (2lb loaves) Rolls and buns *Note: When baking bread cook for 10 minutes at Gas mark 8 then reduce to mark 6 for the remaining cook time. Note: You must soak dried beans then boil them in an open pan for 15 minutes before you add them to any dish.
  • Page 18: Top Oven

    Oven cooking chart - Top oven These instructions are for cooking in the oven after it has been pre-heated for 20 minutes. The recommended shelf positions give the best results. Put the dishes centrally on the shelf. You can change the gas marks and cooking times to suit your own tastes. It is important to check that food is piping hot before serving.
  • Page 19 Food Poultry: Chicken Duck and duckling Stuffed poultry The times given above are for when you are open roasting. If you cover the food with foil or a lid you should allow an extra 10 - 15 Yorkshire pudding - individual Christmas cake (7") Cakes: Rich fruit, 180mm (7")
  • Page 20 Food Puddings: Milk pudding Baked sponge pudding Baked custard Note: You must soak dried beans then boil them in an open pan for 15 minutes before you add them to any dish. Shelf Approximate mark position cooking time 2 hrs. approx. 45 - 60 mins.
  • Page 21: The Electronic Minute Minder

    Z C G H L 5 5 X THE ELECTRONIC MINUTE MINDER DECREASE CONTROL & MINUTE MINDER INCREASE CONTROL COOKPOT SYMBOL The electronic minute minder can indicate the time of day, operate as a minute minder and it can be used to time and switch off the main oven. Please note that this is a 24 hour clock, for example 2.00pm is shown as 14.00.
  • Page 22: To Use The Minute Minder

    Z C G H L 5 5 X 2. TO USE THE MINUTE MINDER IMPORTANT The minute minder can be used to time a set cooking period. At the end of the cook time the minute minder will automatically switch off the main oven if in use.
  • Page 23: To Cancel The Minute Minder

    Z C G H L 5 5 X 3. TO CANCEL THE MINUTE MINDER If you change your mind and want to Fig.9 cancel the minute minder. Press and release button (1). Press and hold button (1) and the display will count down in one minute intervals to 0.
  • Page 24 Z C G H L 5 5 X 5. LOCK FEATURE - MAIN OVEN ONLY Please read the following information with care. TO LOCK THE OVEN USING THE TIMER Fig.12 Press and hold Buttons (1) and (2) for 3 - 8 seconds. See Fig 12. 'On' will appear in the display.
  • Page 25: Slow Cooking

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Slow cooking Please note: There is no slow cook on the top oven. The slow cook setting gives a very low heat in the oven. It is particularly useful when you are cooking soups, stews and casseroles because the long slow cooking will make cheaper, tougher cuts of meat more tender.
  • Page 26 Z C G H L 5 5 X Soups, casseroles and stews Do not cook casseroles over 2.7kg (6lb). Bring to the boil on the hotplate then cook on slow cook. Cook in the middle of the oven or above. Cover food with tight fitting lid or tin foil.
  • Page 27: Care And Cleaning

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Care and cleaning For your safety For hygiene and safety reasons you must keep this gas appliance clean. A build up of fat or other foodstuff could cause a fire. Try to mop up spills and splashes as soon as they happen. But be careful as parts of the appliance will be hot.
  • Page 28: When Replacing Hotplate Burner Parts

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Clean the burner crowns by soaking them in very hot soapy water. You can remove any stubborn stains by scouring with a soap filled pad such as 'Brillo'. If you look after the burner crowns in this way they will stay reasonably clean.
  • Page 29: The Top Oven

    Z C G H L 5 5 X The top oven Clean the oven and shelf frequently using hot soapy water. Mild abrasives can be used if necessary. The main oven The sides and back of your oven are coated in a special material which helps to keep itself clean.
  • Page 30: Oven Cleaning Cycle

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Oven cleaning cycle Please note: The oven cleaning cycle can only be used in the main oven. You need to follow the cycle to keep the inside of the main oven in good condition.
  • Page 31: To Remove The Outer Glass

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Cleaning between the outer and inner glass doors You can remove the glass from both oven doors if you need to. Note: For top oven door it is important not to open the door when the glass is removed because the door is lighter and it will spring shut.
  • Page 32: Installing The Appliance

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Installing the appliance For your safety This appliance must be installed and serviced by a competent person as stated in the Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations current editions. For appliances installed in the Republic of Ireland please refer to NSAI - Domestic Gas Installation IS813 Current Editions.
  • Page 33: Appliance Dimensions

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Positioning The diagram shows how close to the appliance cupboards, shelves, curtains and so on can be fitted. Refer to the diagram and carefully read the instructions to make sure your appliance is fitted safely. If you are in doubt your installer will give you advice.
  • Page 34: General Information

    Z C G H L 5 5 X General information For your safety Do not block any of the appliance vents. Never line any part of the appliance with foil. Do not let items which can catch fire or electric mains leads such as kettle flexes trail over any part of the appliance.
  • Page 35: Replacing The Oven Light Bulb

    Z C G H L 5 5 X If the ignition system doesn't work there may be a fault with the electrical supply. First, check the socket by trying out another piece of electrical equipment in it , if that works correctly renew the fuse in the plug.
  • Page 36: What Is Wrong And Why

    Z C G H L 5 5 X What is wrong and why? We strongly recommend that you carry out the following checks on your appliance before calling your local Service Force Centre. Problem The oven, grill or hotplate will not light. Check If you cannot hear any sparking when you press the ignition button there may be a fault with the electrical supply.
  • Page 37 Z C G H L 5 5 X Problem The ovens are not cooking evenly. Check Check that the appliance is installed properly and is level. Check that the main oven roof is pushed fully back into position. Check that you are using the recommended temperatures and shelf positions.
  • Page 38: Servicing

    Z C G H L 5 5 X Service and spare parts In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts please contact your local Service Force Centre by telephoning:- 0 8 7 0 5 9 2 9 9 2 9 Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force Centre covering your post code area.
  • Page 39 We recommend that your appliance has an annual gas safety check carried out by our approved service organisation. Customer Care Department For general enquiries concerning your Zanussi-Electrolux appliance or further information on Zanussi-Electrolux products, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone to the address below or visit our website at
  • Page 40: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Please note that the handle and pan supports may differ in type and shape from that shown in the diagram. For your safety Where Applicable Natural Gas and L.P. Gas versions of this appliance are available. Check that this model is suitable for the type of supply available. In the interest of safety this appliance must be installed and/or serviced by a competent person, as stated in the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations Current Editions.
  • Page 41: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA DIMENSIONS Overall Height to hotplate Space for fixing at hotplate level Space for fixing above hotplate level 100mm each side of appliance Minimum space above grill Minimum distance from rear wall Weight of appliance CONNECTIONS Electric GRILL Heat Input Injector Marking Cone Height HOTPLATE...
  • Page 42: Safety Requirements/Ventilation

    MAIN OVEN Heat Input Injector Marking Thermostat By-pass Marking TOP OVEN Heat Input Injector Marking Thermostat By-Pass GENERAL Ignition Spark Gap GAS CATEGORY CAT. CAT. IMPORTANT - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS This appliance must be installed in accordance with the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations Current Editions.
  • Page 43: Location Of Appliance/Installation

    LOCATION OF APPLIANCE This appliance must not be installed in a bed-sitting room of volume less than 20m³ or in a bathroom, shower room or garage. It is essential that the appliance is positioned as stated below. The appliance must be a minimum of 20mm from the rear wall (note that this dimension is provided by the inlet elbow).
  • Page 44: Levelling The Appliance

    LEVELLING THE APPLIANCE If the appliance requires levelling or its height adjusting (from the hotplate to any working surface), the procedure below must be followed: Adjustment to suit floor conditions or height is obtained by rotating clockwise or anticlockwise the feet, at the front and rear of the appliance.
  • Page 45: Connecting To Gas

    CONNECTING TO GAS This appliance is designed to be installed with an appliance flexible connection only. Supply piping should not be less than R³/8 (³/8" B.S.P.). Connection is made to the Rc½ (½" B.S.P.) female threaded entry pipe located just below the hotplate level on the rear left hand side of the appliance.
  • Page 46: Testing

    Connect the wires as follows:- BROWN to the Live Terminal. BLUE to the Neutral Terminal. GREEN AND YELLOW to the Earth Terminal. The colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:- The wire which is GREEN and YELLOW must be connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter 'E' or...
  • Page 47: Checking The Grill

    CHECKING THE GRILL Fit the grill pan shelf to the splashplate canopy (4 screws). Place the grill pan containing the grid on to the grill pan shelf. Light the grill burner by turning the tap to its full on position and pressing the ignition button. As soon as the burner is lit the button can be released. If the ignition of the grill fails ensure the grill H.T.
  • Page 48: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Standard 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 FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or...
  • Page 49 N O T E S...
  • Page 50 N O T E S Z C G H L 5 5 X - 311721700...
  • Page 51 N O T E S...
  • Page 52 ZANUSSI-ELECTROLUX 55 - 77 HIGH STREET, SLOUGH, BERKSHIRE, SL1 1DZ TELEPHONE 0870 5 727727 Part Number:311721700 © Electrolux plc 2004...