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Zanussi ZHF865 Instruction Booklet

Built-in-electric double oven and grill
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ZHF865 W/B/X/N



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  • Page 1: Double Oven

  • 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: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS FOR THE USER Important Safety Information Description of the Appliance Getting to Know Your Oven Introduction Rating Plate Preparing to Use Your Appliance When First Switching On Condensation and Steam Cookware The Cooling Fan for the Controls Control Panel Indicator Neons Grill and Oven Furniture The Electronic Timer The Dual Grill...
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    DESCRIPTION OF THE APPLIANCE Built-in electric double oven WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED Top Oven / Dual Grill Your built-under appliance comprises of a conventional oven and dual grill in the top compartment. The top oven is convenient and economical for mid-week use because of its size. The fan oven is the larger of the two ovens.
  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Oven

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR OVEN The Control Panel Dual Grill Control Top Oven Temperature Control Fan Oven Temperature Control Electronic timer Grill Indicator Neon Top Oven Indicator Neon Fan Oven Indicator Neon...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE INTRODUCTION RATING PLATE This is situated on the lower front frame of the appliance and can be seen upon opening the top cavity door. Alternatively the rating plate may also be found on the back or top of some models (where applicable).
  • Page 7: 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 of heat and may affect performance.
  • Page 8: Grill And Oven Furniture

    GRILL AND OVEN FURNITURE The following items of oven furniture have been supplied with appliance. require replacements of any of the items listed below please contact your local Service Force Centre, quoting the relevant part number. 1 grill pan 1 grill pan handle 1 grill pan grid 1 meat tin (311409401)
  • Page 9: The Electronic Timer

    THE ELECTRONIC TIMER The electronic timer can indicate the time of day, operate as a minute minder and automatically time the Fan oven. Auto Symbol (automatic cooking) Bell Symbol (minute minder) Cookpot Symbol (manual cooking) Please note that this is a 24 hour clock, for example 2pm is shown as 14.00.
  • Page 10 AUTOMATIC TIMER CONTROL The automatic timer can be used with the Fan oven only. TO SWITCH THE FAN OVEN ON AND OFF AUTOMATICALLY 1. Ensure the clock is showing the correct time of day. 2. Place food in the fan oven. 3.
  • Page 11 RETURNING THE COOKER TO MANUAL OR TO CANCEL AN AUTOMATIC PROGRAMME Once automatic cooking is complete an alarm will sound and the Auto symbol will flash to remind you that the oven needs to be set for manual operation. 1. To do this press buttons After a few seconds the timer will show the time of day.
  • Page 12: The Dual Grill

    THE DUAL GRILL WARNING – Accessible parts become hot when the grill is in use. away. USES OF THE GRILL The grill is situated in the Top oven compartment. The grill is a dual circuit grill which means that the full area of the grill or the centre section only can be used.
  • Page 13: The Grill Pan And Handle

    THE GRILL PAN AND HANDLE The grill pan has 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 14 · The grill pan grid is reversible. This is useful if you want to cook foods of varying thicknesses. As a general rule, bread for toasting should be placed on the grid in the ‘high’ position in the grill pan. Foods such as chicken pieces or chops may be grilled using the grilling grid in the low position.
  • Page 15: Grilling Chart

    GRILLING CHART The chart below gives recommended cooking times and shelf positions. Remember that these are a guide and should be adjusted to suit personal taste. Note: Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. FOOD Bacon Rashers Beefburgers Chicken Joints Chops - Lamb Pork Fish –...
  • Page 16: The Top Oven

    THE TOP OVEN USES OF THE TOP OVEN The top oven is the smaller of the two ovens. The top oven gives you the option of cooking without the fan. It is convenient for mid-week meals where smaller quantities or convenience foods are being cooked.
  • Page 17: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS · Use the top oven when you want to warm plates. Use a setting of 80°C – 100°C on the oven temperature control. · You can only cook on one shelf when using the top oven. For the best results food should be placed in the centre of the oven.
  • Page 18: Top Oven Cooking Chart

    TOP OVEN COOKING CHART Note: Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. FOOD Biscuits Bread Bread rolls/buns Cakes: Small & Queen Sponges Victoria Sandwich Madeira Rich Fruit Gingerbread Meringues Flapjack Shortbread Baked Custard Casseroles: Beef/Lamb Chicken Convenience Foods Fish Fish Pie Potato Topped Fruit Pies, Crumbles Milk Puddings...
  • Page 19: The Fan Oven

    THE FAN OVEN USES OF THE FAN OVEN The fan oven is particularly suitable for cooking larger quantities of food. The advantages of fan oven cooking are: PREHEATING The fan oven quickly reaches its temperature so it is not usually necessary to preheat the oven. Without preheating however you may need to add an extra 5 –...
  • Page 20: To Fit The Fan Oven Shelves

    TO FIT THE FAN 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 21: Fan Oven Cooking Chart

    FAN OVEN COOKING CHART The oven temperatures are intended as a guide only. temperatures by a further 10°C to suit individual preferences and requirements. Note: Shelf positions are counted from the bottom of the oven. FOOD Biscuits Bread Bread rolls/buns Cakes: Small &...
  • Page 22: Roasting Chart

    ROASTING CHART ROASTING CHART INTERNAL TEMPERATURES – Rare : 50-60°C, Medium : 60-70°C, Well done : 70-80°C MEAT Beef Beef, boned Mutton and Lamb Pork and Veal Chicken Turkey and Goose Duck Pheasant Rabbit Potatoes with meat Potatoes without meat 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 23: Defrost Feature

    DEFROST FEATURE USES OF DEFROST FEATURE This fan oven function enables you to defrost most foods without heat faster than some conventional methods as the oven fan circulates air around the food. 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.
  • Page 24: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Before cleaning the appliance always allow the cooling fan for the controls to cool the appliance down before switching off the appliance. CLEANING MATERIALS Before using any cleaning materials on your appliance, check that they are suitable and that their use is recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Page 25: Cleaning The Outer And Inner Door Glass Panels

    CLEANING THE OUTER AND INNER DOOR GLASS PANELS To prevent damaging or weakening of 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 ·...
  • Page 26: Cleaning Inside The Fan Oven

    TO REPLACE THE OUTER DOOR GLASS 1. Holding the oven glass with both hands, gently place the locators into the holes of the brackets at the bottom of the oven door. 2. Holding the door glass with your left hand, use your right hand to open the oven door.
  • Page 27: Cleaning The Grill / Top Oven Compartment

    CLEANING THE GRILL / TOP OVEN COMPARTMENT The grill / top oven compartment base, sides and back panel can be cleaned using oven cleaners or aerosol oven cleaners with care. manufacturers instructions are followed and that all parts are well rinsed afterwards. Aerosol cleaners must not come into contact with the grill element as this may cause damage.
  • Page 28: Cleaning The Shelves, Wirework Runners

    CLEANING THE SHELVES, WIREWORK RUNNERS AND OVEN FURNITURE All removable parts, except the grill pan handle can be washed in the dishwasher. The grill pan, grill pan grid, meat tin, oven shelves and wirework runners may be cleaned using a soap impregnated steel wool pad.
  • Page 29: Cooking To Reduce Soilage

    COOKING TO REDUCE SOILAGE. · Cook at the recommended temperatures. Higher temperatures during roasting soilage. Try cooking at lower temperature for an increased length of time, you will save energy and often the joint is more tender. · Use minimal, if any, extra oil or fat when roasting meat, potatoes only require brushing with fat before cooking.
  • Page 30: 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 which you can solve yourself without the expense of a service call. If our Service Engineer finds that the problem is listed below you will be charged for the call whether or not the appliance is under guarantee.
  • Page 31 The Oven Light fails to illuminate The Oven Fan is noisy The Oven temperature is too high or low The Oven Light bulb may need replacing see page 29. If the Fan Oven is set for automatic cooking the light will illuminate when the cook time begins.
  • Page 32: Service And Spare Parts

    Please note that a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation is required for in-guarantee service calls. CUSTOMER CARE DEPARTMENT For general enquires concerning your Zanussi appliance, or further information on Zanussi products, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at
  • Page 33: Guarantee Conditions

    Standard 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 reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our option repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that: ·...
  • Page 34: Technical Details

    TECHNICAL DETAILS Voltage: 230-240 Volts AC 50Hz Loading Info: Top Oven* 1.7kW Dual Grill: 2.8kW Single Grill 1.4kW Main Oven Fan Element: 2.5kW Fan Motor: 0.03kW Oven Light: 0.05kW Wattage: 5.0-5.5kW Height: 720 mm Width: 593 mm Weight: 50kg Depth: 585 mm (excluding handles and knobs) *Cannot be used at the same time as the grill element...
  • Page 35: Warnings

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WARNINGS: · This appliance must be installed by a qualified electrician/competent person. impaired if installation is not carried out in accordance with these instructions. · This appliance must be earthed. · Do not remove the screws from the earth tab extending from the oven mains terminal block (Fig.
  • Page 36: Things To Note

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS NOTE: It is good practice to : · Fit an Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker to your house wiring. · Wire your appliance to the latest IEE regulations. THINGS TO NOTE · This appliance is designed to be fitted between cabinets with the recommended dimensions as shown in Fig.
  • Page 37: Preparing Cabinet For Fitting Oven

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS PREPARING CABINET FOR FITTING OVEN · Make sure the space between the cabinets is the correct size for the appliance to be fitted (Ref. Fig. 5 & 6). · The plinth board spanning the space into which the appliance is to be installed should be removed.
  • Page 38: How To Finish Unpacking

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS · Check that the mounting brackets are level. They can be adjusted if necessary by using the extra holes at the ends of the brackets. Once the brackets are level, drill a pilot hole through the central hole in the bracket and fit the remaining screw.
  • Page 39: To Remove Cover Of Mains Terminal

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO REMOVE COVER OF MAINS TERMINAL From the rear of the appliance, remove mains input terminal cover to gain access to terminal block. · First remove retaining screw with pozidrive screwdriver. See Fig. 9. · Prise cover loose using screwdriver in position (1) then lever off with screwdriver in position (2) at either side.
  • Page 40: Connecting To The Mains Terminal

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS CONNECTING TO THE MAINS TERMINAL Warning: This appliance must be earthed. · We recommend you use a new length of 6mm twin core and earthed cable to ensure your safety. · Make connection as shown in Fig. 12 by proceeding as follows:- ·...
  • Page 41: Checking Electrical Connections

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS CHECKING ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS · Confirm the appliance is correctly connected by switching on and observing the various oven functions indicators. · The electronic timer will flash on and off. CONNECTING TO A HOB OR COOKER POINT · Either follow in general terms the instructions for connecting to the terminal block or refer to the hob suppliers installation instructions.
  • Page 42: Fitting Into The Space Between Cabinets

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FITTING INTO THE SPACE BETWEEN CABINETS IMPORTANT: Ensure that the oven is switched off at the wall before any further work is carried out. · Ensure the appliance is in front of the cabinet. See Fig. 13. · Take out all oven furniture before installation to reduce the weight you need to lift.
  • Page 43: Notes

  • Page 44 In line with our continuing policy of research and development, we reserve the right to alter models and specifications without prior notice. This instruction booklet is accurate at the date of printing, but will be superseded if specifications or appearance are changed. ZANUSSI 55 – 77 HIGH STREET, SLOUGH, BERKSHIRE,...

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