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AEG COMPETENCE D4100-1 Operating Instructions Manual

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COMPETENCE D4100-1
Build-in Electric Multifunction
Double Oven
Operating Instructions

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  • Page 1 COMPETENCE D4100-1 Build-in Electric Multifunction Double Oven Operating Instructions...
  • 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 ....2 Description Of The Oven ....4 Getting To Know Your Oven .
  • Page 4: Description Of The Oven

    DESCRIPTION OF THE OVEN Build-in electric multifunction double oven. Please note that the handle type on your product may differ in type and shape from that shown in the diagram. Your build-in oven comprises of a conventional second oven and dual grill in the top compartment. The Multifunction main oven is the larger of the two ovens.
  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Oven

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR OVEN The Control Panel Multifunction Main Oven Selector Conventional Pizza Defrost Speedcook Thermal Grill Oven Light Selector Indicator Neon Main Oven Indicator Neon Main Oven Temperature Control Electronic Timer Dual Grill Control Grill Indicator Neon Second Oven Indicator Neon Second Oven Temperature Control The Cooling Fan for the Controls The cooling fan comes on immediately when the grill is switched on and after a short time when either of the...
  • Page 6: Grill And Oven Furniture

    GRILL AND OVEN FURNITURE The following items of grill and oven furniture have been supplied with the appliance. If you require repalcements of any of the items listed below, please contact your local Service Force Centre quoting the relevant part number. 1 grill pan (311409401) 1 grill pan handle...
  • Page 7: Before Using For The First Time

    BEFORE USING THE OVEN FOR THE FIRST TIME When first switching on The oven has a 24 hour clock. When the oven is first switched on at the wall the electronic display will automatically show 12.00, the 'Time' ( neon will also flash. To set the time of day and use the timer refer to instructions on page 8.
  • Page 8: The Electronic Timer

    ELECTRONIC TIMER COOK TIME END TIME COUNTDOWN TIME DECREASE CONTROL SELECTOR CONTROL 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 9: Setting The Oven Timer

    During the operation of the Countdown, the remaining time period will be shown in the display. The 'Countdown' will sound intermittently for up to 2 minutes at the end of the timed period. The sound can be stopped by pressing any button. TO CANCEL THE COUNTDOWN If you change your mind and want to cancel the 'Countdown', press the Selector Control button...
  • Page 10 v) To set the 'End Time'. Press the Selector Control button until the 'End Time' ( flashes. Press the increase control ( + ) until the required stop time is displayed, e.g. 12.15 p.m. as Fig. 8. depress the decrease control ( - ) until the correct time interval is achieved.
  • Page 11 4. TO CANCEL PROGRAMME To cancel an automatic programme press the Selector Control button until the Cook Time indicator ( ) flashes. Press the decrease control ( - ) until the display reads 0.00 as Fig.12. Release the buttons. indicator ( ) will flash and after 5 seconds return to the time of day iii) Turn off oven control.
  • Page 12: The Dual Grill

    THE DUAL GRILL CAUTION - ACCESSIBLE PARTS MAY BECOME HOT WHEN THE GRILL IS IN USE. CHILDREN SHOULD BE KEPT AWAY. The grill is a dual circuit grill which means that the full area of the grill can be used or for economy purposes, the centre section only can be used when cooking smaller quantities of food.
  • Page 13: The Grill Pan And Handle

    THE GRILL PAN AND HANDLE The grill pan is supplied with a removable handle. 1. To attach the handle, place the wirework under the cut out in the pan so that the metal plate hooks over the top of the grill pan. 2.
  • Page 14: Grilling Chart

    Preheat the grill on full setting for a few minutes to seal meat or for toasting. Adjust the heat setting and the shelf as necessary during cooking. The food should be turned over during cooking as required. When using the centre section grill, ensure food is placed centrally on the grilling grid directly beneath the grill element.
  • Page 15: The Second Oven

    THE SECOND OVEN The second oven is the smaller of the two ovens. It is heated by elements in the top and bottom of the oven. It is designed for cooking smaller quantities of food. It gives especially good results if used to cook fruit cakes, sweet and savoury flans or quiche.
  • Page 16: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS All cooking should be carried out using shelf positions one and two. Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. Shelf position 3 should be reserved for grilling only. There should always be at least 2.5cm (1") between the top of the food and the element.
  • Page 17: Second Oven Cooking Chart

    SECOND OVEN COOKING CHART FOOD Biscuits Bread Bread rolls/buns Cakes: Small & Queen Sponges Victoria Sandwich Madeira Rich Fruit Christmas Gingerbread Meringues Flapjack Shortbread Casseroles: Beef/Lamb Chicken Convenience Foods Fish Fish Pie (Potato Topped) Fruit Pies & Crumbles Milk Puddings Pasta, Lasagne etc.
  • Page 18: The Main Fan Oven

    THE MAIN 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 find you need to add an extra 5-10 minutes on the recommended cooking times.
  • Page 19: Hints And Tips

    USING THE TELESCOPIC RUNNERS (where fitted) 1. Ensure the telescopic runners are pushed back into the oven cavity before fitting the shelf. 2. Holding the front edge of the shelf with both hands, place the rear shelf forms over the telescopic runners.
  • Page 20: The Conventional Oven

    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 pizzas, quiches and flans. Gratins, lasagnes and hotpots which require extra top browning also cook well in the conventional oven. For best results cook on one level.
  • 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. To increase top 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...
  • Page 22: Main Oven Cooking Chart

    OVEN COOKING CHART The oven temperatures are intended as a guide only. It may be necessary to increase or decrease the temperatures by 10°C to suit individual preferences and requirements. Food Biscuits Bread Casseroles Cakes: Small & Queen Sponges Madeira Rich Fruit Christmas Meringues...
  • Page 23: Roasting Chart

    ROASTING CHART ROASTING CHART INTERNAL TEMPERATURES - Rare : 50-60°C; Medium : 60-70°C; WelI 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 24: Pizza Function

    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. USING PIZZA FUNCTION Pop out and turn the main oven function selector to Pizza setting.
  • Page 25: Speedcook

    SPEEDCOOK Speedcook 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 preheating. COOKING TIMES Cooking times for convenience foods should be the same or slightly quicker than those stated on the packaging.
  • Page 26: Thermal Griling

    THERMAL GRILLING Thermal grilling 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. The need to check and turn food is reduced. Thermal grilling helps to minimise cooking smells in the kitchen and allows you to grill in the main oven with the oven door closed.
  • Page 27: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS Prepare foods in the same way as for conventional grilling. Brush lean meats and fish lightly with a little oil or butter to keep them moist during cooking. Most food should be placed on the grill pan grid in the 'high' position in the grill pan to allow maximum circulation of air around the food.
  • Page 28: Defrosting

    DEFROSTING 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. cream filled gateaux, cakes covered with icings or frostings, cheesecakes, biscuits, scones etc.
  • Page 29 Joints of meat up to 2kg/4½lb in weight can be thawed using the defrost function. All joints of meat and poultry must be thawed thoroughly before cooking. Always cook thoroughly immediately after thawing. DO NOT leave food at room temperature once it is defrosted.
  • Page 30: Helpful Hints When Buying And Preparing Food

    HELPFUL HINTS WHEN BUYING AND PREPARING FOOD Care must be taken when handling foods in the home. Always follow the basic rules of food hygiene to prevent bacterial and microbial growth cross contamination reheating, cooking, cooling, defrosting and freezing foods. 1.
  • Page 31: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING BEFORE CLEANING ALWAYS ALLOW THE COOLING FAN TO COOL THE OVEN 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. Cleaners that contain bleach should NOT be used as they may dull the surface finishes.
  • Page 32: Cleaning Inside The Ovens

    CLEANING INSIDE THE OVENS The sides and back of the main oven and top oven compartment are coated with Stayclean enamel surfaces. The Stayclean surfaces inside the ovens should not be cleaned manually. See 'Care of Stayclean Surfaces'. The vitreous enamel in the top oven / grill compartment base and fan oven base can be cleaned using normal oven cleaners or aerosol oven cleaners with care.
  • Page 33: To Remove The Inner Glass

    TO REMOVE THE INNER GLASS 1. Fully open the oven door. 2. Firmly grasp the rear edge of the inner glass panel with both hands. 3. Push the glass panel towards you until it clears the hinge location points at the rear. 4.
  • Page 34: Cleaning The Grill And Oven Furniture

    CLEANING THE GRILL AND OVEN FURNITURE All removable parts, except the grill pan handle and telescopic runners dishwasher. Alternatively soak them in hot soapy water if heavily soiled. They will then clean more easily. The grill pan, meat tin and grill deflector may be cleaned using a soap impregnated steel wool pad.
  • Page 35: If Something Doesn't Work

    IF SOMETHING DOESN'T WORK 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. In-guarantee customers should make sure that the checks have been made as the engineer will make a charge if the fault is not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.
  • Page 36 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 If the Main Oven is set for automatic cooking the light will illuminate when the cook time begins. Check that the oven is level.
  • Page 37: 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 enquiries concerning your AEG appliance or for further information on AEG products, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at www.aeghome.co.uk...
  • Page 38: Guarantee Conditions

    This guarantee does not cover such parts as light bulbs, removable glassware, or plastic. Should guarantee repairs be necessary the purchaser must inform the nearest customer service office (AEG's service or authorised agent). AEG reserves the right to stipulate the place of repair (i.e. the customer's home, place of installation or AEG workshop).
  • Page 39: Technical Details

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TECHNICAL DETAILS Voltage: 230/240 Volts AC 50 Hz Loading info: Second Oven: 1.7kW Dual Grill: 2.8kW Base Element: 1.0kW Main Oven Fan Element: 2.5kW Fan Motor: 0.03kW Dual Grill: 2.8kW Base Element: 1.0kW Oven light: 0.05kW Wattage: 5.7/6.2kW Height: 897mm Width:...
  • Page 40: Warnings

    WARNINGS: This appliance must be installed by qualified electrician/competent person. Safety may be 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.1).
  • Page 41: Things To Note

    THINGS TO NOTE This appliance is designed to be fitted in cabinets of the recommended dimensions as shown (Fig. 3), page 42. If your cabinet interior dimension is between 565-570mm the oven may still be fitted. However, a minor modification to the cabinet will be required to reduce the aperture size down to 560-565mm.
  • Page 42: Recommended Cabinet Dimensions

    RECOMMENDED CABINET DIMENSIONS Fig.3 Built In Installation 907 min Below & 300 min (IN MILLIMETRES) Cross section through cabinet showing oven positioned...
  • Page 43: How To Finish Unpacking

    HOW TO FINISH UNPACKING Place packed appliance next to the cabinet in which it will be installed. 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. It is imperative that the appliance is left in the base to protect both the appliance and the floor.
  • Page 44: To Remove Cover Of Mains Terminal

    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 screwdriver. See Fig. 4. Prise cover loose using screwdriver in position (1) then lever off with screwdriver in position (2) at either side.
  • Page 45: Connecting To The Mains Terminal

    CONNECTING TO MAINS TERMINAL WARNING: This appliance must be earthed. Make connection as shown in Fig. 7 by proceeding as follows:- Preform wires to the appropriate shape to suit fitting into the mains terminal block. Strip inner insulation on wires using wirestrippers. Twist the bared wires using pliers.
  • Page 46: Fitting Into The Cabinet

    (See Fig. 9). It is advisable to turn each screw alternately to avoid damaging the trims. Switch on the appliance then refer to the operating instructions. COMPETENCE D4100-1- 311570606 (Cable not supplied) Fig.8 Fig.9...
  • Page 47 N O T E S...
  • Page 48 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. AEG DOMESTIC APPLIANCES 55 - 77 HIGH STREET, SLOUGH, BERKSHIRE,...

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  • Mervyn Dunkin Sep 24, 2012 11:13:
    It is a pity that the instructio​ns to install telscopic runners cannot be found anywhere especially when they should have been coneected by the factory in the first place. PLease send clear instructio​ns!
  • Mervyn Dunkin Sep 24, 2012 11:12:
    It is a pity that the instructio​ns to install telscopic runners cannot be found anywhere especially when they should have been coneected by the factory in the first place. PLease send clear instructio​ns!