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Zanussi ZHQ 575 Instruction Booklet

Zanussi built-in electric double oven and grill instruction booklet model number: zhq 575
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BUILT-UNDER
ELECTRIC

DOUBLE OVEN

AND GRILL
ZHQ 575
INSTRUCTION BOOKLET

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  • Page 1: Double Oven

    BUILT-UNDER ELECTRIC DOUBLE OVEN AND GRILL ZHQ 575 INSTRUCTION BOOKLET...
  • 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 Before Using The Appliance When First Switching On Rating Plate Preparing to Use Your Appliance Condensation and Steam Cookware The Cooling Fan for the Controls Control Panel Indicator Neons Grill and Oven Furniture The Electronic Timer...
  • Page 4 FOR THE INSTALLER Technical Details Warnings Choice of Electrical Connection Things to Note Preparing Cabinet for Fitting Oven How to Finish Unpacking To Remove Cover of Mains Terminal Connecting to the Mains Terminal Checking Electrical Connections Connecting to a Hob or Cooker Point Fitting into the Space Between Cabinets Notes...
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    DESCRIPTION OF THE APPLIANCE Built under electric double oven WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED 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 6: Getting To Know Your Oven

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR OVEN The Control Panel Fan Selector Indicator Neon Top Oven Indicator Neon Main Oven Indicator Neon MULTIFUNCTION MAIN OVEN SELECTOR Fan Oven Conventional Oven Pizza Function Defrost Booster Thermal Grilling Oven Light Electronic timer Top Oven / Dual Grill Control Main Oven Temperature Control...
  • Page 7: Before Using The Appliance

    BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE WHEN FIRST SWITCHING ON The timer must be set to manual operation before the Main oven can be operated. This must be done whenever the appliance is switched off at the wall or when there has been a power failure. For instructions on how to set the timer see page 10.
  • 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 of heat and may affect performance.
  • Page 9: Grill And Oven Furniture

    GRILL AND OVEN FURNITURE The following items of grill/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 10: The Electronic Timer

    THE ELECTRONIC TIMER COOK TIME END TIME COUNTDOWN TIME DECREASE CONTROL SELECTOR CONTROL G 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' ( indicator neon will flash as Fig.
  • Page 11 TO CANCEL THE COUNTDOWN If you change your mind and want to cancel the 'Countdown', press the Selector Control button until the 'Countdown' indicator ( ) flashes and then the decrease control ( - ) until 0.00 shows in the display as Fig.
  • Page 12 B) TO SET THE TIMER TO SWITCH OFF ONLY 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 oven. iii) To set the length of cooking time, press the Selector Control button until the 'Cook Time' ) indicator is illuminated.
  • Page 13: Automatic Cooking

    6. THINGS TO NOTE In the event of an interruption of the electricity supply, the timer will reset itself to zero, and all programming will be cancelled. 7. AUTOMATIC COOKING It is advisable to leave food in the oven for as short a time as possible before automatic cooking.
  • Page 14: 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 15: 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 16 · 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 17: 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 18: The Fan Assistedtop Oven

    THE FAN ASSISTED TOP OVEN USES OF THE FAN ASSISTED OVEN The Top oven is the smaller of the two ovens. It is convenient for mid-week meals where smaller quantities or convenience foods are being cooked. It is important to refer to the top oven cooking chart as a guide to shelf positions and temperatures as these may differ from previous appliances you may have used.
  • Page 19: 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 use two shelves when using the fan assisted oven. · There should always be at least 2.5cm (1”) between the top of the food and the grill element.
  • Page 20: The Conventional Top Oven

    THE CONVENTIONAL TOP OVEN USES OF THE CONVENTIONAL OVEN This form of cooking gives you the opportunity to cook without the fan in operation. It is particularly suitable for some cook chilled convenience foods and dishes which require extra base browning such as pizzas, quiches and flans. Gratin's, lasagne and hotpots which require extra top browning also cook well in the conventional oven.
  • Page 21: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS · The middle shelf allows for the best heat distribution. To increase base browning simply lower the shelf position. browning, raise the shelf position. · The material and finish of the baking trays and dishes used will affect Enamelware, dark, heavy or non-stick utensils increase base browning, while oven glassware...
  • Page 22: Top Oven Cooking Chart

    TOP OVEN COOKNG CHART The oven temperatures are intended as a guide only. It may be necessary or decrease the temperatures by a further 10°C to suit individual preferences and requirements. Note: Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. FOOD Biscuits Bread...
  • Page 23: Thermal Grilling In The Top Oven

    THERMAL GRILLING IN THE TOP OVEN USES OF THERMAL GRILLING Thermal grilling in the Top oven offers an alternative method of cooking food items normally associated with conventional grilling. The grill element and the oven fan operate together, circulating hot air around the food. check and turn food is reduced.
  • Page 24: Things To Note

    THINGS TO NOTE · Shelf position 3 is suitable for most foods. · Half setting ( ) is suitable for most thicker foods such as chicken quarters and pork chops. Full setting ( ) is suitable for foods such as bacon. ·...
  • Page 25: Thermal Grilling Chart

    Turn food over during cooking as necessary. · Ensure that ready prepared or cooked chilled dishes e.g. shepherds pie, moussaka, lasagne, etc., are piping hot throughout before serving. · Be prepared to make suitable adjustments to the grill setting during cooking to suit individual requirements.
  • Page 26: To Defrost In The Top Oven

    TO DEFROST IN THE TOP OVEN USES OF DEFROST FEATURE This 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 defrosting delicate frozen foods which are to be served cold e.g.
  • Page 27: The Main Fan Oven

    THE MAIN 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 28: 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 29: The Conventional Oven

    THE CONVENTIONAL OVEN USES OF THE CONVENTIONAL OVEN This form of cooking gives you the opportunity to cook without the fan in operation. It is particularly suitable for dishes which require extra base browning such as pies, quiches and flans. Au gratin's, lasagne and hotpots which require extra top browning also cook well in the conventional oven.
  • Page 30: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS · The middle shelf allows for the best heat distribution. To increase base browning simply lower the shelf position. browning, raise the shelf position. · The material and finish of the baking trays and dishes used will affect Enamelware, dark heavy or non-stick utensils increase base browning, while oven glassware,...
  • Page 31: Main Oven Cooking Chart

    MAIN 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 32: Pizza Function

    PIZZA FUNCTION USES OF PIZZA FUNCTION This setting can be used for foods such as pizza where base browning and crispness are required. The top and lower elements operate in conjunction with the oven fan. HOW TO USE PIZZA FUNCTION Push out and turn the Selector to Pizza setting.
  • Page 33: Defrosting In The Main Oven

    DEFROSTING IN THE MAIN OVEN USES OF DEFROST FEATURE This main 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.
  • Page 34: Boost Function

    BOOST FUNCTION USES OF BOOST Boost is ideal for quick preheating of the oven before selecting an alternative cooking function. It can also be used for cooking chilled and frozen convenience foods without the need for pre heating. COOKING TIMES Cooking times for convenience foods should be the same or slightly quicker than those stated on the packaging.
  • Page 35: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS · Single level cooking using the middle shelf gives best results. · Frozen and cooked chilled foods can be cooked using Boost without the need for preheating. · Use Boost for all types of frozen / cooked chilled convenience foods to give even browning and crispness where crispness is required.
  • Page 36: Thermal Grilling In The Main Oven

    THERMAL GRILLING IN THE MAIN OVEN USES OF THERMAL GRILLING Thermal grilling in the main oven offers an alternative method of cooking food items normally associated with conventional grilling. The grill element and the fan operate together, circulating hot air around the food. check and turn food is reduced.
  • Page 37: Things To Note

    THINGS TO NOTE · The oven indicator neon will illuminate. It may turn on and off during cooking to ensure the temperature is maintained. · The oven fan will operate continually during thermal grilling. · The oven light will come on when the selector is set.
  • Page 38: Thermal Grilling Chart

    THERMAL 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 - Medium Well Done Heating through and browning e.g.
  • Page 39: 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 electricity supply. 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 40 TO REMOVE THE OUTER GLASS 1. Open the oven door slightly to gain access to the two cross head screws on the top of the oven door. 2. Loosen the two screws using a Pozidrive screwdriver. 3. Hold the door glass securely in place with one hand remove the screws and washers with the other hand.
  • Page 41: Cleaning The Grill / Top Oven Compartment

    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 42: Cleaning The Top Oven Roof

    CLEANING THE TOP OVEN ROOF The grill element is hinged to make cleaning the oven roof easier. Switch appliance electricity supply before cleaning and ensure the oven is cold. 1. Remove the wirework side runners. See below. 2. Undo the two screws which hold the grill element in place.
  • Page 43: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS · Slight discolouration Stayclean surfaces may occur in time, but this will not affect their self cleaning properties. · A good time to use the oven cleaning cycle is after the weekly roast. If you do a lot of roasting and very little baking you should follow the cleaning cycle every week.
  • Page 44: To Remove The Wirework Runners

    TO REMOVE THE WIREWORK RUNNERS The wirework runners in the grill and oven cavities can be removed for cleaning. 1. Remove all shelves and furniture from the grill and oven compartments. 2. Hold the wirework at the bottom, unclip from the cavity side and gently pull towards the centre of the grill or oven compartment.
  • Page 45: The Oven Lights

    THE OVEN LIGHTS The oven light illuminates the main oven when the Selector is turned to The top oven light illuminates when the oven temperature control is turned. REPLACING AN OVEN LIGHT BULB Isolate the appliance from the electricity supply before replacing the bulb. The type of bulb required is a 300°C, 25 watt small Edison Screw.
  • Page 46: Something Not Working

    IF SOMETHING DOESN'T WORK 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 47 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 45. If the Main Oven is set for automatic cooking the light will illuminate when the cook time begins.
  • Page 48: 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 for further information on Zanussi products, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at www.zanussi.co.uk...
  • Page 49: 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 50: Technical Details

    TECHNICAL DETAILS Voltage: 230-240 Volts AC 50Hz Wattage: 5.3-5.8kW Height: 720 mm Width: 593 mm Depth: 585 mm (excluding handles and knobs) Weight: 60kg This appliance complies with: European Council Directive 73/23/EEC. ECM Directive 89/336/EEC. CE Marking Directive 93/68/EEC. Equipment according to ICE61000-3-4 provided R = 33 as verified by the supply authority.
  • Page 51: Warnings

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW 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 52: 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 53: 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 54: How To Finish Unpacking

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO FINISH UNPACKING · Place appliance next to the space in which it will be installed. See Fig 8. · Remove the appliance packing except for bottom tray which should be left in position until the appliance is ready to be fitted into its cabinet. ·...
  • Page 55: 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 56: 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 57: 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 58: 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 59: Notes

    NOTES...
  • Page 60 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,...