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Frigidaire PLGFMZ98G Important Safety Instructions Manual

Gas range es530 control, self-cleaning oven with bake-n-warmtm double oven


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Welcome .......................................... 2
ES530 Control, Self-Cleaning Oven with
Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven
Features at a Glance ...................... 5
Setting Surface Controls ............... 7
Control Pad Features ..................... 8
Setting Oven Controls .............. 9-22
Self Cleaning........................... 26-28
Care & Cleaning ..................... 30-32
Questions or for Service Call:
Solutions to Common Problems ........................
Warranty ......................... Back Page
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Range Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at: Welcome ... 2 ES530 Control, Self-Cleaning Oven with Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven Important Safety Instructions ...2-4 Features at a Glance ... 5 Before Setting Oven Controls ... 6 Setting Surface Controls ... 7 Control Pad Features ...
  • Page 2: Welcome

    Open Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven. Personal injury or death from electrical shock may occur if the range is not installed by a qualified installer or electrician. Any additions, changes or conversions required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet the application needs must be made by a qualified technician.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency. • User servicing—Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically recommended in the manuals.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    • Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers—Buildup of pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury. • Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be stored or discarded. IMPORTANT—ELECTRIC IGNITION MODELS ONLY: Do not attempt to operate the oven during a power failure.
  • Page 5: Features At A Glance

    27. Broil Pan Insert (some models). 28. Roasting Rack (some models). 29. Center Griddle Grate (some models). 30. Leveling Legs & Anti-tip Bracket (included). NOTE: The features of your range may vary according to model type & color. Features At A Glance...
  • Page 6: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Turkey, roast or ham (use Roasting Shelf rack) Types of Oven Racks & Roasting Shelf Your range may be equipped with one or more of the oven rack types shown; Flat Oven Rack (Fig. 5) and Roasting Shelf (Fig. 6; some models).
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Setting Surface Controls Your range may be equipped with different sized surface burners. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. The Simmer burner (some models) is best used for simmering delicate food items such as sauces, etc.
  • Page 8: Control Pad Features

    READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use & Care Manual. OVEN LIGHT—Use to turn the...
  • Page 9: Setting Oven Controls

    12 or 24 hour time of day operation. The clock has been preset at the factory for the 12 hour operation. When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the timer in the display will flash the time of day (Fig.
  • Page 10 Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving The TIMER ON/OFF and CLEAN control has a factory preset built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the oven control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes. The oven can be programmed to override this feature for Continuous Baking. INSTRUCTIONS To set the control for Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving features:...
  • Page 11 Setting Oven Lockout Feature pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door, prevents the Warmer Drawer and most oven controls from being turned ON. It does not disable the clock, Kitchen Timer or the interior oven light.
  • Page 12 INSTRUCTIONS To change control from normal sound operation to silent control operation: 1. To tell if your range is set for normal or silent operation press and hold for 7 seconds. (Fig. 1). 2. Press to switch between normal sound operation and silent operation mode.
  • Page 13 Setting Bake The BAKE pad controls normal baking. The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (The sample shown below is for 350°F). INSTRUCTIONS To set the Bake Temperature to 350°F: 1. Arrange interior oven racks and place food in oven. 2.
  • Page 14 Setting Timed Bake The BAKE and BAKE TIME will turn the oven OFF after cooking for the desired amount of time you selected. INSTRUCTIONS To program the oven to begin baking immediately and to shut off automatically: (example below to bake at 350°F for 50 minutes): 1.
  • Page 15 Setting Delayed Start The BAKE , BAKE TIME and START TIME Delayed Start will turn the oven ON and OFF at the time you select in advance. INSTRUCTIONS To program the oven for a Delay Start and to shut off automatically (example for baking at 375°F for 50 minutes and starting at 5:30): 1.
  • Page 16 Setting Broil pad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage. The Broil feature is preset to start broiling at 550°F however, the Broil feature temperature may be set at any temperature between 400°F and 550°F.
  • Page 17 Benefits of Convection Bake: —Some foods may cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. —Multiple rack baking. —No special pans or bakeware needed. Setting Convection Bake The CONV BAKE pad controls the convection baking features. Use Convection Bake when cooking speed is desired. The oven may be programmed for Convection Bake for any temperature between 300°...
  • Page 18 Setting Convection Roast The CONV ROAST pad is designed to give optimum cooking performance for this feature. The Convection Roast pad combines a cook cycle with the convection fan and element to roast meats and poultry. Preheating is not necessary for meats and poultry.
  • Page 19 To set the Convection Convert Feature CONV CONVERT pad is used to automatically convert a standard baking recipe for convection baking. When set properly, this feature is designed to display the actual converted (reduced) temperature in display. Convection Convert MUST be used with a Convection Bake keypad. When used with a Timed Bake or a Delayed Timed Bake setting, the Convection Convert feature will display a "CF"...
  • Page 20 Using the Favorite Settings Feature FAVORITE SETTING pad is used to record and recall your favorite recipe settings. This feature may store and recall from 1 to 3 different settings. The Favorite Setting feature may be used with Bake or a Timed Bake. This feature will not work with any other function including a Delay Start (Delayed Timed Bake) setting.
  • Page 21 To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) BAKE TIME and START TIME pads are used to set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may only be used with the pad. The oven temperature may be set higher or lower after setting the Sabbath feature (the oven temperature adjustment feature should be used only during Jewish Holidays), however the display will not visibly show and no audible tones will be provided when a change occurs.
  • Page 22 Setting the Sabbath Feature (cont’d) It is recommended that any oven temperature change with the Sabbath feature activated be followed with 2 presses of the START pad. This will insure the oven remains ON even if the attempt to set the oven temperature was lower or higher than the oven control can accept.
  • Page 23: Bake-N-Warm™ Double Oven

    Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven Dual Features of the Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven The Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven is designed to provide two unique food preparation features. The features provide a Mini Oven and a Warmer Drawer using the same lower oven cavity, drawer and control. The Mini Oven feature is ideal for cooking foods such as pizza, casseroles, baked potatoes and frozen convenience foods.
  • Page 24 Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven To Set the Mini Oven Feature of the Bake-n-Warm™ Double Oven: 1. Push in and turn the Bake-n-Warm™ control knob clockwise to the desired 2. For best results always preheat the oven drawer before adding food. An empty oven 3.
  • Page 25 6. Replace the lower oven light with a 40 Watt Appliance light bulb (Refer to Fig.5). Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing oven light. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection against possible broken glass.
  • Page 26: Self Cleaning

    During the Self-Cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance. The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle of any range.
  • Page 27 Cleaning cycle times from 2 hours (using Speed Clean), 3 hours (using Clean) to 4 hours (using Maxx Clean). During the Self-Cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance.
  • Page 28: Self Cleaning

    INSTRUCTIONS When the Self-Clean cycle is done: 1. The time of day,"Hot, DOOR LOCKED" and "CLEAN" icon will remain in the display (See Fig. 7). 2. Once the oven has cooled down for approximately 1 HOUR, and the "DOOR LOCKED" icon is no longer displayed, the oven door can then be opened.
  • Page 29: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    Adjusting Your Oven Temperature The temperature in the oven has been pre-set at the factory. When first using the oven, be sure to follow recipe times and temperatures. If you think the oven is too hot or too cool, the temperature in the oven can be adjusted.
  • Page 30: Care & Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning models, which is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage or remove this gasket. Your range finish is may be made with Easy Care™ Stainless Steel (some models). Clean the Easy Care™...
  • Page 31 Cleaning the Cooktop The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier. Since the four burners are sealed, cleanups are easy when spillovers are cleaned up immediately. To clean, wipe with a clean, damp cloth and wipe dry. DO NOT attempt to clean the cooktop when the cooktop or burner heads are still hot.
  • Page 32 4. Replace glass shield over bulb and snap wire holder into place. 5. Turn power back on again at the main source (or plug the range back in). 6. The clock will then need to be reset. To reset, see Setting the Clock and Minute Timer in this Use &...
  • Page 33: Before You Call

    Range is not level - (1) Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack. Adjust leveling legs at base of range until the oven rack is level. (2) Be sure floor is level, strong & stable enough to adequately support range.
  • Page 34 Notes...
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  • Page 36 Major Appliance Warranty Information Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.

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