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Frigidaire FEF455BBE Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire fef455bbe: user guide
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CONTENTS
Page
Versión en español ........................................................... 2
Product Registration ........................................................ 2
Important Safety Instructions ...................................... 3-5
Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils .................................. 6
Specialty Pans & Trivets ................................................... 6
Canning Tips & Information ............................................. 7
Setting Surface Controls .............................................. 7-9
To Operate the Warmer Zone ......................................... 10
Oven Vent(s) and Racks ................................................. 11
Air Circulation in the Oven .............................................. 11
Oven Baking Informations .............................................. 12
Broiling Informations ..................................................... 13
Convection Cooking and Baking .................................... 14
Convection Roasting ...................................................... 14
Setting Side Oven Control .............................................. 15
Self-Clean Oven Cycle ..................................................... 16
Cleaning (Side Oven, If equipped) .................................. 17
To Clean the Oven Bottom .............................................. 17
To Clean the Cooktop Glass ..................................... 18-19
Cleaning Various Parts of your Range .................... 120-22
To Remove and Replace Right Oven Door ..................... 22
To Remove and Replace Storage Drawer ....................... 22
Changing Cooktop and / or Oven Light .......................... 23
Avoid Service Checklist ............................................ 24-25
Notes ........................................................................ 26-27
Warranty ......................................................................... 28
318200706 (0203) Rev. A

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Cleaning (Side Oven, If equipped) ... 17 To Clean the Oven Bottom ... 17 To Clean the Cooktop Glass ... 18-19 Cleaning Various Parts of your Range ... 120-22 To Remove and Replace Right Oven Door ... 22 To Remove and Replace Storage Drawer ... 22 Changing Cooktop and / or Oven Light ...
  • Page 2: Versión En Español

    Augusta, GA 30917 Thank you for choosing this appliance. The information contained within this Owner's Guide will instruct you on how to properly operate and care for your range. Please read through the information contained in your literature pack to learn more about your new appliance.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    To reduce the risk of tipping, the range must be secured by properly installed anti-tip bracket(s) provided with the range. To check if the bracket(s) is (are) installed properly, remove the lower panel or storage drawer and verify that the anti-tip bracket(s) is (are) engaged. Refer to the Installation Instructions for proper anti-tip bracket(s) installation.
  • Page 4 • Do not heat unopened food containers—Build-up of pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury. • Remove the oven doors from any unused range if it is to be stored or discarded. IMPORTANT—Do not attempt to operate the oven during a power failure.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR OVEN • Use care when opening oven door—Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace food in the oven.
  • Page 6: Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils

    The bottom surface of the pan in either of these situations could cause discoloring or cracking of the glass range surface. Wire trivets: Do not use wire trivets. Cookware bottoms must be in direct con- tact with the surface elements.
  • Page 7: Canning Tips & Information

    Canning Tips & Information Canning can generate large amounts of steam. Use extreme cau- tion to prevent burns. Always raise the lid to vent steam away from you. Setting Surface Controls Surface Control Knob Knob may look different Do not place items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the cooktop when it is in...
  • Page 8 Setting Surface Controls (continued) Griddle Control Knob Knob may look different Regular Radiant Element Control Dial Knob may look different Note: Due to the high intensity of heat generated by the surface elements, the glass surface will turn green when the element will be turned off.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    To use only the front element, turn the control knob on left side, to the front burner graduations. Two different surface control lights will glow on your range: Surface Indicator Lights and Hot Surface Indicator Lights. • The surface indicator lights, located on the control panel, glow when any surface unit is turned on.
  • Page 10: To Operate The Warmer Zone

    To Operate the Warmer (Warm & Ready™) Zone (some models) Warmer Zone Control Dial Knob may look different Warmer Zone Recommended Food Settings Food Item Heating Breads/Pastries Casseroles Dinner Plates with Food Eggs Gravies Meats Sauces Soups (cream) Stews Vegetables Fried Foods Hot Beverages The purpose of the warmer zone is to keep hot cooked foods at serving tempera-...
  • Page 11: Oven Vent(S) And Racks

    Oven Vent(s) and Racks Main Oven Side Oven Air Circulation in the Oven Ovens Vents Locations For Ceramic Glass Cooktops Models : Each oven has its own vent located on the top, near each side and towards the back of the cooktop. When an oven is on, warm air is released through the vent; this ventilation is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results.
  • Page 12: Oven Baking Informations

    • Oven too hot. the center. • Incorrect pan size. • Pan not centered in the oven. Cakes not level. • Range not level. • Pan too close to oven wall or rack overcrowded. • Pan warped. Foods not done •...
  • Page 13: Broiling Informations

    Broiling Informations Broil Stop Position Main Oven Broiling is a method of cooking tender cuts of meat by direct heat from the broil element of the oven. Meats are placed on the broiling rack and the rack is placed under the broiling element. See the broiling instructions for main oven in the Setting Oven Controls section in the Timer Guide.
  • Page 14: Convection Cooking And Baking

    Convection Cooking and Baking (If equipped) Air circulation during convection cooking. To select convection cooking mode, press CONV BAKE ROAST button on control panel before setting cooking temperature and time. Convection Roasting (If equipped) Roasting Rack Grid Broiler The convection option, available on some models, is an alternative to the conventional oven cooking methods of baking/roasting.
  • Page 15: Setting Side Oven Control

    Setting Side Oven Control (left oven, if equipped) Left Oven Temperature Control Knob Knob may look different Side Oven The broiler pan and its grid allow dripping grease to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the broiler. DO NOT use the pan without its grid.
  • Page 16: Self-Clean Oven Cycle

    (Main Oven) The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning cycle of any range. Move birds to another well ventilated room. During the self-clean cycle, the outside of the wall can become very hot to touch.
  • Page 17: Porcelain Enamel Oven Cleaning (Side Oven, If Equipped)

    Avoid bending the bulb and capillary tube. 3. DO NOT spray any cleaner on the oven door trim or gasket, handles or any exterior surfaces of the range, wood or painted surfaces. The cleaner can dam- age these surfaces.
  • Page 18: To Clean The Cooktop Glass

    To Clean the Cooktop Glass THIS COOKTOP IS NOT REMOVABLE. Do not attempt to remove or lift the cooktop. ° DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the ceramic-glass sur- face.
  • Page 19 To Clean the Cooktop Glass (continued) Do not use cleaners on a heated surface. Fumes could be hazardous. Wait for area to cool before cleaning. Do not use cleaner cream to clean porcelain, paint or aluminum because it can damage the surface. Cleaning Materials for Ceramic-Glass Cooktop Some cleaning materials may contain an ingredient which can damage the cooktop.
  • Page 20: Cleaning Various Parts Of Your Range

    Control Knobs, Body Parts and Decorative Trim Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is cool. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the effort required for major cleaning later.
  • Page 21 2. Clean underneath using a clean cloth and hot, soapy water. 3. To lower the top, lift the top slightly and lower the rod. Lower the range top into the range frame. (Some Models Only)
  • Page 22: To Remove And Replace Right Oven Door

    3. Grab the door by the sides, pull the bottom of the door up and toward you to disengage the hinge supports. Keep pulling the bottom of the door toward you while rotating the top of the door toward the range to completely disengage the hinge levers.
  • Page 23: Changing Cooktop And / Or Oven Light

    1. Pull the bearing glides to the front of the range (see figure 2). 2. Align the drawer glides with the slots on the bearing glides. 3. Push the drawer into the range until the glides levers “click” (approx. 2 in.). Pull the drawer open again to seat it into position.
  • Page 24: Avoid Service Checklist

    Poor installation. To level range, refer to Leveling Guide,in the Installation Instructions. When range is level, cooktop may appear out of alignment if countertop is not level. Weak, unstable floor. Be sure floor is level and can adequately support range. Contact a carpenter to correct sagging or sloping floor.
  • Page 25 Metalmarks. Brown streaks or specks. Areas of discoloration with metallic sheen. Poor baking results. Flames inside oven or smoking from vent. Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Self-cleaning cycle does not work. Soil not completely removed after self- cleaning cycle. Drip bowls are pitting or rusting. Drip bowls turning color or distorted out of shape.
  • Page 26: Notes

    NOTES...
  • Page 27 NOTES...
  • Page 28: Warranty

    RANGE WARRANTY Your range is protected by this warranty In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products North America servicer.