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Zanussi ZBF 863 Instruction Booklet

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Please read this instruction booklet before using the appliance



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  • Page 1 BUILT-IN OVEN MODEL ZBF 863 INSTRUCTION BOOKLET Please read this instruction booklet before using the appliance...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Important Safety Information You MUST read these warnings carefully before installing or using the oven. If you need assistance, contact our Customer Care Department on 01635 521313 Installation • This oven must be installed by qualified personnel to the relevant British Standards. •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    For the User Important safety information Description of the oven Controls 24 hour Clock and Timer Before the First Use Using the Oven The Fan Oven Cooking Chart Defrosting Grilling Cleaning the Oven Grease Filter Care of Catalytic Liners Replacing the Oven Light Cleaning the hinged Grill...
  • Page 4: Description Of The Oven

    Description of the Oven 24 hour Clock and Timer Grill Element Rating Plate Removable handle Grill / Roasting pan Function Thermostat Control Control Light Grill Pan Grid Oven Thermostat Control Knob Knob Oven Light Grease Filter Anti-tip shelf (x 2)
  • 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). Fan ducted cooking - This allows you to roast or roast and bake simoultaneously using any shelf, without flavour transference.
  • Page 6: 24 Hour Clock And Timer

    24 hour Clock and Timer The electronic timer can indicate the time of day, operate as a minute minder and automatically operate the oven. Before the oven can be operated, the time of day must be set on the electronic timer. Please note that this is a 24 hour clock.
  • Page 7 MANUAL FUNCTION Press button to set the oven for manual function. TO SET THE TIMER TO SWITCH OFF ONLY This is useful if you want to begin cooking immediately but have the oven switch off automatically. 1. Set the oven function control knob and the thermostat control knob on the required settings.
  • Page 8: Before The First Use

    Before the First Use Remove all packaging, both inside and outside the oven, before using the oven. Before first use, the oven should be heated without food. During this time, an unpleasant odour may be emitted. This is quite normal. 1.
  • Page 9: Condensation And Steam

    Hints and Tips Condensation and steam When food is heated it produces steam in the same way as a boiling kettle. The oven vents allow some of this steam to escape. However, always stand back from the oven when opening the oven door to allow any build up of steam or heat to release.
  • Page 10: The Fan Oven

    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 advantage of cooking with this function is energy saving through: Faster Preheating As the fan oven quickly reaches temperature, it is not...
  • Page 11: Cooking Chart

    Cooking Chart 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. Food Biscuits Bread Casseroles...
  • Page 12 Hints and Tips Runner positions are not critical, but make sure the shelves are evenly spaced. 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 handle must be removed from the pan during grilling. Always use oven gloves to remove and replace the grill pan handle. Ensure that you support the grill pan when removing it from the oven.
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Oven

    Cleaning the Oven Before cleaning always allow the cooling fan to cool the oven 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 16: Grease Filter

    The enamelled oven cavity is best cleaned whilst the oven is still warm. Wipe the oven over with a soft cloth soaked in warm soapy water after each use. From time to time it will be necessary to do a more thorough cleaning, using a proprietary oven cleaner.
  • Page 17: Care Of Catalytic Liners

    - Electric rate: 230-240 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 18: Cleaning The Hinged Grill

    Cleaning the hinged grill This model has been fitted with a hinged grill element to enable you to clean the roof of the oven easily. Before proceeding ensure the oven is cool and is isolated from the electricity supply. 1) Undo the screw which holds the grill in place (see diagram beside).
  • Page 19: If Something Goes Wrong

    If something goes wrong If the oven is not working correctly, please carry out the following checks, before contacting your local Zanussi Service Centre. SYMPTOM The oven does not come on The oven temperature light does not come on The oven light does not come on It takes too long to finish the dishes, or they are cooked too fast.
  • Page 20: Service And Spare Parts

    Customer Care Booklet. Peace of Mind for 24 Months ZANUSSI GUARANTEE CONDITIONS We, Zanussi, undertake that if, within 24 months of the date of the purchase, this Zanussi appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by any...
  • Page 21: Technical Data

    Installation The oven must be installed according to the instructions supplied. Technical Data DIMENSIONS Height OF RECESS Width Depth DIMENSIONS Height OF THE Width OVEN CAVITY Depth Oven capacity Electrical Connection The oven is designed to be connected to 230-240V (50Hz) electricity supply.
  • Page 22: Building In

    Building In Please ensure that when the oven is installed it is easily accessible for the engineer in the event of a breakdown. BUILDING IN The surround or cabinet into which the oven will be built must comply with these specifications: the dimensions must be as shown in the relevant diagrams;...