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Zanussi ZBC 748 Operating And Installation Manual

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  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    • You must not attempt to repair the appliance yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Refer to your local Zanussi Service Force Centre. Always insist on genuine Zanussi spare parts. Disposal of an old appliance •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    This appliance complies with the following E.E.C. Directives: * 73/23 - 90/683 * 93/68 (General Directives); * 89/336 (Electromagnetical Compatibility Directive) . and subsequent modifications MANUFACTURER: ELECTROLUX ZANUSSI ELETTRODOMESTICI S.p.A. Viale Bologna 298 47100 FORLÌ (Italy) Page 24 Page 24 Page 25 (Low VoltageDirective);...
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance Thermostat Grill Element Rating Plate Grill/roasting Control Knob Clock Removable handles Oven Function Control Knob Oven Light Grease Filter Grill trivet...
  • Page 5: Controls

    Controls Oven Function Control Knob Oven Light - The oven light will be on without any cooking function Defrost Setting - This setting is intended to assist in thawing of frozen food (see page 14). Conventional cooking - The heat comes from both the top and bottom element, ensuring even heating inside the oven.
  • Page 6: Before The First Use

    The Oven Clock Turn the dial marked by the arrow clockwise to set the time of day. Before the First Use Remove all packaging, both inside and outside the oven, before using the appliance. Before first use, the oven should be heated without food.
  • Page 7: Using The Conventional Oven

    Using the Conventional Oven When using this setting, heat comes from both the top and bottom elements. This allows you to cook in a single level and is particularly suitable for dishes which require extra base browning such as pizzas, quiches and flans.
  • Page 8 The cooling fan During cooking the cooling fan will cycle ON and OFF. This is quite normal. It may run on after the oven is switched off to keep the controls cool. NOTE The action of the cooling fan will depend on how long the oven has been used and at what temperature.
  • Page 9: Cooking Chart

    Cooking Chart - Conventional Oven Food Biscuits Bread, buns, yeast, doughs Casseroles Cakes - small, Queen Victoria sponge Cakes - madeira, rich fruit Choux pastry, eclairs Fish Fruit pies, plate tarts, crumbles Meringues Milk puddings Pate, terrine (in baine-marie) Pizzas Puff pastry, sausage rolls, vol-au-vents Quiches, flans Scones...
  • Page 10: Using The Fan Oven

    Using the Fan Oven The air inside the oven is heated by the element around the fan situated behind the back panel. The fan circulates hot air to maintain an even temperature inside the oven. The advantages of cooking with this function are: Faster Preheating As the fan oven quickly reaches temperature, it is not usually necessary to preheat the oven...
  • Page 11 Cooking Chart - Fan Oven This chart is intended as a guide only. It may be necessary to increase or decrease the temperature to suit your individual requirements. Only experience will enable you to determine the correct setting for your personal requirements.
  • Page 12 Hints and Tips Runner positions are not critical, but make sure the shelves are evenly spread. When cooking more than one dish in the fan oven, place dishes centrally on the shelves rather than several dishes on one shelf. When the oven is full, you may need to allow slightly longer cooking time.
  • Page 13: Defrosting

    Defrosting The oven fan operates without heat and circulates the air, at room temperature, inside the oven. This increases the speed of defrosting. However, please note that the temperature of the kitchen will influence the speed of defrosting. This function is particularly suitable for delicate food which could be damaged by heat, e.g.
  • Page 14: Grilling

    Grilling Grilling must be carried out with the oven door closed. The grill pan handles must be removed from the pan. How to Use the Grill 1. Turn the oven control function knob on 2. Turn the thermostat control knob on the required temperature.
  • Page 15: How To Use The Thermal Grill

    How to Use the Inner Grill Element The inner grill provides quick direct heat to the central area of the grill pan. By using the inner grill element for cooking small quantities, it can help to save energy. 1. Turn the oven control function knob on 2.
  • Page 16 Hints and Tips Prepare foods in the same way as for conventional grilling. Brush lean meats and fish lightly with o little oil or butter to keep them moist during cooking. If thermally grilling on more than one level, it may be necessary to interchange the food on the shelves during cooking.
  • Page 17: Cleaning The Oven

    Cleaning the Oven Before cleaning always allow the cooling fan to cool the cooker down before switching off at the electricity supply. The oven should be kept clean at all times. A build-up of fats or other foodstuffs could result in a fire, especially in the grill pan. Cleaning materials Before using any cleaning materials on your oven, check that they are suitable and that their use is...
  • Page 18: Replacing The Oven Light

    - Electric rate: 220-240 V (50 Hz), - Resistant to temperatures of 300 C, - Connection type: E14. These bulbs are available from your local Zanussi Force Service Centre. To replace the faulty bulb: 1. Ensure the oven is isolated from the electrical supply.
  • Page 19: Care Of Catalytic Liners

    Care of catalytic liners Catalytic liners destroy splashes of food and fats when the oven temperature is raised to around 220 C. To aid this process it is a good idea to run the oven for an hour or two per week, without food, to ensure continued good performance from the Catalytic liners.
  • Page 20: Cleaning The Hinged Grill

    Cleaning the hinged grill This model has been fitted with a hinged top grill element to enable you to clean the roof of the oven easily. Before proceeding ensure the oven is isolated from the electricity supply. Then undo the screw which holds the grill in place (see diagram beside).
  • Page 21: If Something Goes Wrong

    The timer does not work The oven fan is noisy If after all these checks, the oven still does not work, contact your local Zanussi Service Force Centre quoting your model and serial number, which can be found on the rating plate.
  • Page 22: Service And Spare Parts

    We, Zanussi Ltd., undertake that, if, within twenty four months of the date of the purchase, this ZANUSSI appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our...
  • Page 23: Technical Data

    For Uk use only Models Rating Cable cross section mm Type of the cable ZBC 748 2870 W 6 mm 6242 Y For Europe use only Models Rating Cable cross section mm...
  • Page 24: Installation

    Installation The oven must be installed according to the instructions supplied. Any electrical work must be undertaken by a qualified electrician/competent person, in accordance with existing rules and regulations. It is dangerous to alter the specifications or modify the appliance in any way. Please ensure that when the appliance is installed it is easily accessible for the engineer in the event of a breakdown.