Frigidaire PCFI3668AF Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire PCFI3668AF Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions .........................3
Features ...................................................................9
Before using the appliance............................. 13
Using the cooktop.............................................. 14 USA 1-800-374-4432
Using the oven ..................................................... 21
Cleaning and maintenance .............................41
Before you call ....................................................49
Warranty ............................................................... 52
914779732/A (Sept 2021) Canada 1-800-265-8352


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Using the oven ............. 21 Important Safety Instructions ......3 Cleaning and maintenance ......41 Features ..............9 Before you call ............49 Before using the appliance......13 Warranty ............... 52 Using the cooktop..........14 914779732/A (Sept 2021) USA 1-800-374-4432 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION Installation Checklist Doors Thank you for bringing Frigidaire into your home! • Handles are secure and tight We see your purchase as the beginning of a long • Door seals completely to cabinet on all relationship together. sides. This manual is your resource for the use and care of Leveling your product.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appli- NOTE ance. Indicates a short, informal reference – This manual contains important safety sym- something written down to assist the bols and instructions. Please pay attention memory or for future reference. to these symbols and follow all instructions given.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS qualified installer to ensure that the electri- cal installation is suitable and in confor- WARNING mance with all local codes and ordinances. See the installation instructions provided • Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. with this appliance for complete installation Failure to follow this warning may and grounding instructions.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING WARNING • Storage In or On the Appliance - • Never cover any slots, holes or pas- Flammable materials should not be sages in the oven bottom or cover stored in the oven, near surface and entire rack with materials such burners or elements, or in the stor- as aluminum foil.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Glazed cooking utensils — Only certain CAUTION types of cookware are suitable for cooktop service and must be magnetic in order to • Wear proper apparel - Loose-fitting work properly on the induction zones. or hanging garments should never Check the manufacturer’s recommenda- be worn while using the appliance.
  • Page 7 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEAN- YOUR OVEN ING YOUR APPLIANCE Protective liners—Do not use aluminum foil, CAUTION aftermarket oven liners, or any other mate- rials or devices to line oven bottom, oven Make sure all controls are turned off and racks, or any other part of the appliance.
  • Page 8 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR SER- Important: This appliance has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a VICE AND MAINTENANCE class B digital device, pursuant to Part 18 of Do not repair or replace any part of the the FCC rules (United States) and ICES-001 appliance unless specifically recommended (Canada).
  • Page 9: Features

    FEATURES General description Cooktop Cooking zones characteristics table Zone Dimen- Max. Max. sions absorbed absorbed 1. Cooktop power (W) power in 2. Control panel Boost 3. Inside lights mode (W) 4. Seal 1-2-4-5 180 mm - 7 1850 3000 5. Oven door 1/16”...
  • Page 10 FEATURES Control panel 1. Oven display Cooling fan Cooktop knobs: The fan cools the oven and comes into operation during cooking. 2. Cooktop cooking zone knob (front left) The fan causes a steady outflow of air that exits from the rear of the appliance, which may continue for a brief period of time even after the appliance 3.
  • Page 11 FEATURES Inside lights Oven shelf positions The inside lights can be toggled ON and OFF by The appliance is fitted with shelf supports to posi- tion trays and racks at different heights. The inser- turning the oven temperature knob to he bulb icon: tion heights are indicated from the bottom upwards.
  • Page 12 FEATURES Available accessories Protective cover Regular rack Used to cover and protect the temperature probe socket when the temperature probe is not in use. Useful for supporting containers with food during cooking. NOTE Telescopic guide set • Some models are not provided with all accessories.
  • Page 13: Before Using The Appliance

    BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE First power on First power on When the range is first plugged in, or when the Preliminary setup power supply has been interrupted “12:00 PM” will When setting the clock or a timer, depending on flash on the timer display. how you turn the knob, you can set a different increase / decrease speed for the settable minutes.
  • Page 14: Using The Cooktop

    USING THE COOKTOP The instructions to adjust the clock in detail are the Cooler Cooktop: An induction cooktop will be same as for setting the clock in the case of the first cooler when you remove the cookware than a con- power on (see “Setting the display clock”) starting ventional electric cooktop would be.
  • Page 15 USING THE COOKTOP hear a fan that cools the electronics inside the rotating a ruler across the bot- Check for flatness by tom of the cookware. Cookware should have fl at cooktop. bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface of the heating element.
  • Page 16 USING THE COOKTOP The magnet test Example of correct pan arrangement on cooking zones 1 - 2 - 4 - 5: To see if a piece of cookware will work on your induction cooktop, try to stick a magnet to it. If the magnet clings firmly to the bottom of the cook- ware, the cookware will work on your induction cooktop.
  • Page 17 USING THE COOKTOP A flashing a power level icon indicates that it will be CAUTION automatically limited to a new value selected by the power management module. Protection from overheating • If the cooktop is used at full power for a long period of time, the internal electronics may have difficulty cooling if the room tempera- ture is high.
  • Page 18 USING THE COOKTOP Induction cooktop residual heat Boost mode After the cooking zones have been switching off, if IMPORTANT they are still hot the corresponding displays shows the flashing symbol . When the temperature After 10 minutes of operation in Boost mode, the cooktop automatically brings the power to level 9.
  • Page 19 USING THE COOKTOP Heating accelerator function Bridge function This function allows you to bring the cooking zone IMPORTANT to the selected power level more quickly than when selecting the power level. • This function is only available for the cook- To activate the Heating accelerator function (the ing zones marked with “BRIDGE”...
  • Page 20 USING THE COOKTOP 3. Return the front left / rear right knob to the 4. You can control both the linked zones using OFF position, then promptly press and turn the front left or rear right cooking zone the rear left or the front right cooking zone knobs.
  • Page 21: Using The Oven

    USING THE OVEN Control Lock Oven preparation The control lock is a device that protects the appli- CAUTION ance from accidental or inappropriate use. Only the cooktop knobs will be locked. Remove all accessories, materials and literature To activate the Control Lock: from the inside of the oven before performing this 1.
  • Page 22 USING THE OVEN Regular rack To remove the rack: 1. Slide out the rack until it stops due to the CAUTION mechanical safety locks. 2. Slightly lift it upwards and pull it all the way • Be careful to insert the rack in the correct out.
  • Page 23 USING THE OVEN To install the telescopic guides: The telescopic guides allow a two stage extraction: 1. Slightly tilt the guides towards the inside wall • Partial extraction: of the oven (1) and rest its hooks on the raised parts of the oven shelf supports (2). •...
  • Page 24 USING THE OVEN Temperature probe The core temperature of the food is measured by a sensor located in the tip of the probe. WARNING For cooking with the temperature probe see “Meat probe cooking”. • Do not leave the temperature probe unat- tended.
  • Page 25 USING THE OVEN • Every function can be paused at any time by Convection roast simply opening the door. During the pause The combination of the fan and heating the inside lights turns on, the heating ele- elements allows you to cook both on ments are deactivated as well as the oven fan single level and on several levels.
  • Page 26 USING THE OVEN Preheating To set a manual cooking cycle 1. Press the oven mode knob. The default screen NOTE will show: At the start of each cooking cycle, the oven will preheat in order to reach the selected cooking temperature (except for Convection roast and Sabbath functions).
  • Page 27 USING THE OVEN Oven residual heat Stand alone timer When the display is in standby mode and the oven The stand alone timer can be useful when cooking cavity is still hot, the decreasing temperature bar with the induction cooktop. will be shown at the right side of the screen.
  • Page 28 USING THE OVEN Timed cooking 5. Press the oven mode knob to start cooking. Cooking timer in progress IMPORTANT During cooking you can change or deactivate the cooking timer by pressing the oven temperature The timed cooking is allowed for all functions knob until the display shows the number of min- except Warm, Steam clean and Broil.
  • Page 29 USING THE OVEN You can change the temperature and the timing To set a delayed function: functions by pressing and turning the temperature 1. Set a timed cooking function (see “Timed knob even during the pause. cooking”) (Example is 350°F Bake). Close the door to resume cooking.
  • Page 30 USING THE OVEN Auxiliary functions Preliminary operations: Three auxiliary functions are available, selectable in 1. Open the oven door. the same way as the cooking functions. 2. Place the container containing the dough in the oven. Steam clean 3. Close the oven door. This function is an assisted cleaning To set the Proof function: procedure that facilitates dirt removal.
  • Page 31 USING THE OVEN End of Proof function 6. Press the oven mode knob to start the Warm function. At the end of the Proof function, a buzzer sounds and “END” will appear on the display together with Warm function in progress the current time.
  • Page 32 USING THE OVEN 6. Press the temp. knob again to confirm the Meat probe cooking previous selections and to switch to the Useful function for cooking various cooking settings screen. types of meat to perfection by measur- 7. Press the oven mode knob to start the ing the core temperature of the meat.
  • Page 33 USING THE OVEN Preliminary operations To set a meat probe cooking 1. Open the oven door. IMPORTANT 2. Place the food on the rack. 3. Insert the tip of the probe into the food When setting a meat probe cooking cycle there before placing it in the oven.
  • Page 34 USING THE OVEN 5. Press the oven temp. knob to confirm the End of meat probe cooking selection and to allow the probe target The meat probe cooking will end when the probe temperature to be changed (shown at the reaches the set target temperature.
  • Page 35 USING THE OVEN Convection Bake function tips • The Convection Bake function is optimized for NOTE multiple rack cooking. • When baking cookies and biscuits on multiple Always use caution when removing food from the racks, use positions 1 and 4. When baking oven.
  • Page 36 USING THE OVEN tains slots that allow grease from the meat to Meat probe cooking tips drain into the broil pan. • For some foods, especially poultry and roasts, testing the internal temperature is the most effective way of insuring that your food has been properly cooked.
  • Page 37 USING THE OVEN User settings menu By turning the temperature knob to right the screen will show IMPORTANT • To access the settings menu, you must first have to turn on the oven light and then press and hold the oven temperature knob for a few seconds.
  • Page 38 USING THE OVEN By turning the temperature knob to right the Time format screen will show: After accessing the settings menu keep pressing the temperature knob until the display shows Now keep pressing the temperature knob to exit By turning the temperature knob to the right, the from the settings menu.
  • Page 39 USING THE OVEN Oven cooking tables Bake function cooking table Food Rack Recommended pan position Cookies Shiny pan with no sides/ very low sides placed on the rack Biscuits Shiny pan with no sides/ very low sides placed on the rack Convection Bake function cooking table Food Rack...
  • Page 40 USING THE OVEN Convection Roast function cooking table Meat type Weight (lb) Oven T° Probe T° Time/lb (min/ Rack position Standing Rib Roast 5 - 7 350°F - 175°C 145°F - 60°C (med-rare) Standing Rib Roast 5 - 7 350°F - 175°C 170°F - 75°C (well done) Whole Ham, bone-...
  • Page 41: Cleaning And Maintenance

    CARE AND CLEANING Steam clean function 4. Press the oven mode knob. • If the inside temperature is above 167°F CAUTION (75°C) the display shows: • Remove any food residues or large spills from previous cooking operations from the inside of the oven. •...
  • Page 42 CARE AND CLEANING 6. Pour approximately 13.5 fl. oz. (400 cc - 1.7 End of Steam clean function cup) of water onto the bottom of the oven. At the end of the cleaning cycle, a buzzer sounds Make sure it does not overflow out of the and “END”...
  • Page 43 CARE AND CLEANING Surface type Cleaning recommendations Aluminum & chrome Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. surfaces (rear backguard and handle tips) Plastic & Zamak alloy For general cleaning, use hot soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult to remove soil and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto (control knobs) the soil.
  • Page 44 CARE AND CLEANING Oven maintenance The oven lights will automatically turn ON when the oven door is opened. The oven lights may also be Removing the shelf supports manually operated by turning the oven tempera- ture knob to the bulb icon (see “Inside lights”). IMPORTANT The oven light bulb is covered by a glass shield.
  • Page 45 CARE AND CLEANING Removing the oven door 3. Close the cover. Ensure that the molded part of the glass (A) is facing the door. CAUTION The oven door is heavy. Be careful when removing and lifting the door. Do not lift the oven door by the handle.
  • Page 46 CARE AND CLEANING Removing the internal glass panes 3. To reassemble the door, put the hinges in the relevant slots in the oven, making sure that For easier cleaning, the internal glass panes of the the grooved sections A are resting door can be disassembled: completely in the slots.
  • Page 47 CARE AND CLEANING 4. Refit the panes in the reverse order in which • Do not use abrasive or corrosive detergents they were removed. Reposition the internal on glass parts (e.g. powder products, stain glass pane. Take care to center and insert the removers and metallic sponges).
  • Page 48 CARE AND CLEANING Regular daily cleaning Always use only specific products that do not con- tain abrasives or chlorine-based acids. Pour the product onto a damp cloth and wipe the surface, rinse thoroughly and dry with a soft cloth or a microfiber cloth.
  • Page 49: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Baking problems For best results, pre-heat the oven when baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries etc. There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meats or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previous appliance. Problem Causes Corrections...
  • Page 50 BEFORE YOU CALL Let us help you troubleshoot your concern! This section will help you with common issues. If you need us, visit our website, chat with an agent, or call us. We may be able to help you avoid a service visit. If you do need service, we can get that started for you! 1-887-435-3287 (United States) 1-800-265-8352 (Canada)
  • Page 51 BEFORE YOU CALL Excessive oven smoke during Meat too close to the broiler element. Reposition the rack to pro- broiling vide more clearance between the meat and the broiler. Pour a small amount of water into the broiler pan before cooking to pre- vent meat grease from producing smoke due to intense heating.
  • Page 52: Warranty

    Obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Electrolux or an autho- rized service company. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. Canada 1.800.374.4432 1.800.265.8352 Frigidaire Electrolux Canada Corp. 10200 David Taylor Drive 5855 Terry Fox Way Charlotte, NC 28262 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada...

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