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  • Page 1: User Manual

    F E - N 3 0 0 * * Electric Range user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at

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    • Bigger is better With a capacity of 5.9 cubic feet, your new range is equipped with more space than any of its competitors in the U.S. market. This means greater convenience for you when cooking for the holidays or when entertaining.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Read and follow all instructions before using your oven to prevent the risk of fire, electric shock, personal injury, or damage when using the range. This guide does not cover all possible conditions that may occur. Always contact your service agent or manufacturer about problems that you do not understand.

  • Page 4: For Your Safety

    If it is not, there is a possible risk of the range tipping over and causing injury if you or a child stand, sit or lean on an open door.

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    CAUTION - Do not store items of interest to children in cabinets above a CAUTION range or on the back guard of a range. Children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured. Do not leave children alone. Children should not be left alone or unattended in an area where appliance is in use.

  • Page 6: Cooktop Elements

    Glazed cooking utensils. Only certain types of glass, glass/ceramic, ceramic, earthenware, or other glazed utensils are suitable for range-top service without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. Never Leave Surface Elements Set to High Heat Unattended - Boilovers cause smoke.

  • Page 7: Electrical Safety

    The appliance should be serviced only by qualified service personnel. Repairs carried out by unqualified individuals may cause injury or serious malfunction. If your appliance is in need of repair, contact a Samsung authorized service center. Failure to follow these instructions may result in damage and void the warranty.

  • Page 8: Child Safety

    child SaFeTy WARNING - This appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without the adequate supervision of a responsible adult. WARNING Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. The cooking zones will become hot when you cook.

  • Page 9: Warming Drawer

    Use care when opening door. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace food in the oven. Protective liners. Do not use aluminum foil to line the oven bottoms, except as suggested in the manual. Improper installation of these liners may result in a risk of electric shock or fire.

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    SelF-cleaninG oVenS Do not clean the door gasket. The door gasket is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage, or move the gasket. Never keep pet birds in the kitchen. The health of birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes released during an oven self-clean cycle.

  • Page 11: Before You Begin

    GlaSS/ceraMic cookinG SurFaceS DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS OR AREAS NEAR UNITS. Surface units may be hot even though they are dark in color. Areas near surface units may become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials contact surface units or areas near units until they have had sufficient time to cool.

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    SeVere WarninG SiGnS For inSTallaTion WARNING The installation of this appliance must be performed by a qualified technician or service company. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion, problems with the product, or injury. Unpack oven, remove all packaging material and examine the oven for any damage such as dents on the interior or exterior of the oven, broken door latches, cracks in the door, or a door that is not lined up correctly.

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    SeVere WarninG SiGnS For uSinG CAUTION If the appliance is flooded please contact your nearest service center : Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire. If the appliance generates a strange noise, a burning smell, or smoke, unplug the power plug immediately and contact your nearest service center.

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    Do not let children or any person with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities use this appliance unsupervised. Make sure that the appliance is out of the reach of children. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock, burns or injury. Do not touch the inside of the appliance immediately after cooking, because the inside of the appliance is hot after being heated for a long time or heating a small amount of food.

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    cauTion SiGnS For uSinG CAUTION When the surface is cracked, turn the power switch of the appliance off. - Failing to do so may result in electric shock. Dishes and containers can become hot. Handle with care. Hot foods and steam can cause burns. Carefully remove container coverings, directing steam away from hands and face.

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    Do not stand on top of the appliance or place objects (such as laundry, oven cover, lighted candles, lighted cigarettes, dishes, chemicals, metal objects, etc.) on the appliance. - Items, such as a cloth, may be caught in the door. - This may result in electric shock, fire, problems with the product, or injury.

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    SeVere WarninG SiGnS For cleaninG CAUTION Do not clean the appliance by spraying water directly on to it. Do not use benzene, thinner or alcohol to clean the appliance. - This may result in discoloration, deformation, damage, electric shock or fire. Take care not to hurt yourself when cleaning the appliance (external/internal).

  • Page 18: Table Of Contents

    USING THE WARMING DRAWER OPERATING THE OVEN MAINTAINING YOUR APPLIANCE TROUBLESHOOTING 18_ Contents Overview What’s included with your range About surface cooktop cooking About the radiant surface elements Location of the Induction and radiant surface elements and controls Induction and radiant touch control...

  • Page 19: Introducing Your New Range

    Oven control panel See page 34 for more information Automatic oven light switch Oven light Self/steam clean latch Convection fan Gasket Shelf position WhaT’S included WiTh your ranGe Wire racks DG75-01001A DG63-00067A Broil pan Broil pan insert DG63-00068A Cooktop control pannel...

  • Page 20: Surface Cooktop Cooking

    Do not place aluminum foil or plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders, or plastic wrappings on the range when it is in use. The hot air from the vent could melt plastics or ignite flammable items.

  • Page 21: About The Radiant Surface Elements

    • Users with Pacemakers and Active Heart Implants must keep their upper body at a minimum distance of 1 ft. (30 cm) from induction cooking zones when turned on. If in WARNING doubt, you should consult the manufacturer of your device or your doctor. AFTER COOKING CAUTION •...

  • Page 22: Location Of The Induction And Radiant Surface Elements And Controls

    locaTion oF The inducTion and radianT SurFace eleMenTS and conTrolS Hot surface indicator The induction operation lamp 22_ Surface cooking • Comes on when the glass surface is hot to touch. • Stays on even after the unit is turned off. •...

  • Page 23: Induction And Radiant Touch Control

    inducTion and radianT Touch conTrol 1. COOKING ZONE SELECTOR AND BURNER OFF 2. LEFT FRONT RADIANT HEATER DUAL SELECT CONTROL SENSOR 3. HEATER LEVEL SETTING SELECTORS - Radiant heater = Hi , Mid, Low - Induction = Boost, Hi, Mid, Low, Simmer. • Power Boost : Use this function to heat up the contents of the pan faster than maximum power level ‘...

  • Page 24: Using The Touch Control Sensors

    uSinG The Touch conTrol SenSorS To operate the touch control sensors, touch the desired panel with the tip of your pointed finger until the relevant displays illuminate or go out, or until the desired function is activated. Ensure that you are touching only one sensor panel when operating the appliance. If your finger is too flat on the panel, an adjacent sensor may be activated as well.

  • Page 25: Left Front Burner Dual Control

    2. Induction Burner. In the next 5 seconds, move your finger along the control panel until the desired heat level setting appears in the digital display. • Select the Low touch sensor for the lowest power level. • Select the Hi touch sensor for the highest power level. 3.

  • Page 26: Switching A Cooking Zone Off

    SWiTchinG a cookinG zone oFF To switch off a cooking zone, return the setting to Off by using the control panel’s Off control sensor. After switching off cooking zone, the presence of residual heat is indicated by the ‘Hot Surface indicator’. conTrol lockouT This feature allows you to lock the buttons on the touch pad so they cannot be activated accidentally, and prevents the cooking zone’s heating levels from being changed unintentionally.

  • Page 27: Before Using The Cooktop

    BeFore uSinG The cookToP Use quality cookware in good condition The cookware used with the surface Cooktop should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface of the Cooking Zone. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware.

  • Page 28: Use Quality Cookware In Good Condition

    Use Quality Cookware in Good Condition INCORRECT • Cookware not centered on Cooking Zone surface. • Curved or warped pan bottoms or sides. Min. size • Pan does not meet the minimum size required for the Cooking Zone used. See the “Size of pan”...

  • Page 29: Cookware For Induction Cooking Zones

    ChOOsING The PROPeR RADIANT COOkWARe What your cookware is made of determines how evenly and quickly heat is transferred from the surface element to the pan bottom. • ALUMINUM - Excellent heat conductor. Some types of food will cause the aluminum to darken.

  • Page 30: Size Of Pans

    sIze Of PANs Induction cooking zones adapt automatically to the size of the bottom of the cookware up to a certain limit. However the magnetic part of the bottom of the cookware must have a minimum diameter depending upon the size of the cooking zone. Diameter of cooking zones 9”/240mm UsING sUITABle INDUCTION COOkWARe...

  • Page 31: Temperature Detection

    TeMPeRATURe DeTeCTION If for any reason the temperatures on any of the cooking zones were to exceed the safety levels, then the cooking zone will automatically reduce the heat to a lower power level. When you have finished using the cooktop, the cooling fan will continue to run until the cooktop’s electronics have cooled down.

  • Page 32: Using The Warming Drawer

    Preventing stains • Do not use a soiled dish cloth or sponge to clean the cooktop surface. A film will remain, which may cause stains on the cooking surface after the area is heated. • Continuously cooking on a soiled surface may result in a permanent stain. Preventing other damage •...

  • Page 33: Turning The Warming Drawer On Or Off

    TurninG The WarMinG draWer on or oFF 1. Set the warming drawer to the heat level you want. Press the WARMING DRAWER pad once for low, twice for medium, 3 times for high or 4 times for off. The warming drawer starts automatically once you have finished selecting the level you want.

  • Page 34: Operating The Oven

    operating the oven The oVen conTrol Panel 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 user manual. 1.

  • Page 35: Setting The Clock

    SeTTinG The clock The clock must be set to the correct time of day for the automatic oven timing functions to work properly. • The time of day cannot be changed during a timed cooking, a delay-timed cooking or a self- cleaning cycle.

  • Page 36: Minimum And Maximum Settings

    MiniMuM and MaxiMuM SeTTinGS All of the features listed have minimum and maximum time or temperature settings. A beep will sound each time a pad on the control panel is pressed and the entry is accepted. An error tone will sound in the form of a long beep, for example, when the entered temperature or time is below the minimum or above the maximum setting for the feature.

  • Page 37: Using The Oven Racks

    uSinG The oVen rackS Oven rack positions Baking layer cakes Centering the baking pans in the oven as much as possible will produce better results. If baking with more than one pan, place the pans so each has at least 1” to 1½” of air space around it. If baking four cake layers at the same time, place the oven racks in positions 2 and 5.

  • Page 38: Baking

    BakinG The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 150 °F to 550 °F. How to set the thermostat 1. Start the set up. Press the BAKE pad. The default temperature is 350 °F. 2. Enter the temperature you want on the number pad, eg. 3, 7, 5. 3.

  • Page 39: Convection Baking

    conVecTion BakinG rack cooking may slightly increase cook times for some foods, but the overall result is time saved. Breads and pastries brown more evenly. Tips for convection baking The amount of time you save will vary depending on the amount and type of food you are cooking.

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    Recommended convection baking guide Food Item Cake Cupcakes Bundt Cake Angel Food 2 crust, fresh, 9” 2 crust, frozen fruit, 9” Cookies Sugar Chocolate Chip Brownies Breads Yeast bread, loaf, 9x5 Yeast rolls Quick Bread, loaf, 8x4 Biscuits Muffins Pizza Frozen Fresh The convection bake temperature is 25 °F less than recommended on packages or...

  • Page 41: Convection Roasting

    conVecTion roaSTinG Convection roasting is good for cooking large tender cuts of meat, uncovered. Heat comes from the top heating element. The convection fan circulates the heated air evenly over and around the food. Meat and poultry are browned on all sides as if they were cooked on a rotisserie.

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    Recommended convection roasting guide Meat Weight (lb) Beef Rib Roast Rib Eye Roast, (boneless) Rump, Eye, Tip Sirloin (boneless) Tenderloin Roast Pork Loin Roast (boneless or bone-in) Shoulder Poultry Chicken - whole Turkey, unstuffed** Turkey, unstuffed** Turkey, unstuffed** Turkey Breast Cornish Hen Lamb Half Leg...

  • Page 43: Timed Cooking

    TiMed cookinG In timed cooking, the oven turns on immediately and cooks for the length of time you select. At the end of the cooking time, the oven turns off automatically. • You can use the timed cooking feature only with another cooking operation (bake, convection bake, or convection roast).

  • Page 44: Delay Timed Cooking

    delay TiMed cookinG In a delay timed cooking, the oven’s timer turns the oven on and off at times you select in advance. • You can use the delay timed cooking feature only with another cooking operation (bake, convection bake, or convection roast). •...

  • Page 45: Broiling

    BroilinG Broil stop position Broil stop position Using the broil pan Should an oven fire occur, close the oven door and turn the oven off. If the fire continues, throw baking soda on the fire or use a foam-type fire extinguisher. Do not put water or CAUTION flour on the fire.

  • Page 46: Recommended Broiling Guide

    Recommended broiling guide The size, weight, thickness, starting temperature, and your preference of doneness will affect broiling times. This guide is based on meats at refrigerator temperature. Quantity and/ Food or thickness Ground Beef 1 lb. (4 patties) ½ to ¾” thick Well Done Beef Steaks Rare...

  • Page 47: Using The Custom Cook Feature

    uSinG The cuSToM cook FeaTure By using the custom cook feature, you can record up to 3 different recipe settings. The feature may be used for baking, convection baking, or convection roasting. It will not work with any other function, including the delay start feature. How to record a recipe setting 1.

  • Page 48: Using The Easy Cook Feature

    uSinG The eaSy cook FeaTure Pizza This pizza function is designed for crisp and browned bottom while keeping the topping moist. How to set the Pizza function. 1. Press the PIZZA pad. 2. Press the SET/START pad to begin pizza cooking. •...

  • Page 49: Slow Cook

    Slow Cook The Slow Cook feature may be used to cook food more slowly at lower oven temperatures. The extended cooking times allow better distribution of flavors in many recipes. This feature is ideal for roasting beef, pork & poultry. Slow cooking meats may result on the exterior of meats becoming dark but nor burnt.

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    Cake This feature provides preheat with a gentle cycling of heat giving cakes more volume and allowing delicate foods to cook more evenly. Cake feature is the ideal cooking method for cakes, brownies, pies, baked custards, Cheesecake. The temperature and cooking time depend on the quantity and composition of the dough. How to set the Cake mode.

  • Page 51: Using The Warm Function

    Defrost This function lets you defrost items in the oven much more quickly than at room temperature. The convection fan operates during defrosting. How to set the Defrost function. 1. Press the DEFROST pad. The Defrost feature automatically provides the optimum temperature for the defrost process, and therefore does not have a temperature adjustment.

  • Page 52: Extra Features

    How to set the oven to activate the warm mode after a timed cooking 1. Press the WARM pad during a cooking operation, eg. baking. The oven is now programmed to activate the warm mode automatically after completing the cooking operation. 2.

  • Page 53: Thermostat Adjustment

    Convection auto conversion feature When using convection bake, the convection auto conversion feature will automatically convert entered regular baking temperatures to convection baking temperatures. This feature is activated so that the display will show the actual converted (reduced) temperature. For example, if you enter a regular recipe temperature of 350 °F and press the Set/Start pad, the display will show the converted temperature of 325 °F.

  • Page 54: Turning The Oven Light On And Off

    Sound on/off By using this feature, you can set the oven controls to operate silently. How to turn the sound on or off 1. Press Oven Light and the 0 number pad at the same time for 3 seconds. The display will show Snd On (sound on) or Snd OFF (sound off). The default setting is Snd On.

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    Setting the Sabbath Function (For use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) The Sabbath feature can be used with baking only. 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).

  • Page 56: Maintaining Your Appliance

    • During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range will become very hot to the touch. Do not leave small children unattended near the appliance. CAUTION •...

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    How to set the oven for self-cleaning 1. Select the length of time for the self-cleaning operation, eg. 3 hours. Press the SELF CLEAN pad once for a 3 hour clean time, twice for a 4 hour clean time, or 3 times for a 2 hour clean time. The default setting is 3 hours.

  • Page 58: Steam-cleaning

    STeaM-cleaninG How to set the oven for steam-cleaning Steam-cleaning saves time and energy when the oven needs a light cleaning. For heavier-duty cleaning of debris and grease, use the self-cleaning function. 1. Remove all accessories from the oven. 2. Pour approximately 10 oz. (300 ml) of water onto the bottom of the empty oven and close the oven door.

  • Page 59: Care And Cleaning Of The Oven

    If your range is removed for cleaning, servicing or any reason, be sure the Anti-Tip device is re-engaged properly when the range is replaced. Failure to take this precaution could result in tipping of the range and cause injury. Oven vent Cleaning painted parts and decorative trim •...

  • Page 60: Oven Racks

    • Do not store a soiled broil pan and insert anywhere in the range. • Use soap & water to thoroughly clean the top, sides, and front of the oven door. Rinse well. You may use a Don’t hand...

  • Page 61: Care And Cleaning Of The Glass Cooktop

    care and cleaninG oF The GlaSS cookToP Normal daily use cleaning Use only a ceramic cooktop cleaner or the cleaner supplied with this appliance on the glass cooktop. Other creams may not be as effective. By following these steps, you can maintain and protect the surface of your glass cooktop. 1.

  • Page 62

    Removing metal marks and scratches 1. Be careful not to slide pots and pans across your cooktop. It will leave marks on the cooktop surface. You can remove these marks by applying ceramic cooktop cleaner or the included cleaner with a cleaning pad for ceramic cooktops. 2.

  • Page 63: Removing And Re-installing The Oven Door

    reMoVinG and re-inSTallinG The oVen door How to remove the door • The door is very heavy. Be careful when removing and lifting the door. Do not lift the door by the handle. CAUTION • Turn the power OFF before removing the door. 1.

  • Page 64: Remove/re-install Warming Drawer

    2. Locate the glide lever on each side of the drawer. Push down on the left glide lever and pull up on the right glide lever. 3. Pull the warming drawer away from the range. How to re-install the warming drawer 1.

  • Page 65: Changing The Oven Light

    6. Re-install the glass bulb cover. Turn clockwise to secure. 7. Plug in the range or reconnect the power. Before changing your oven light bulb, disconnect the electrical power to the range at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel. Make sure the oven and the bulb are cool.

  • Page 66: Troubleshooting

    TrouBleShooTinG Samsung works hard to ensure that you don’t have problems with your new electric range. If you run into unexpected trouble, look first for a solution in the table below. If, after trying the suggested solution, you’re still having trouble, call Samsung at 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864).

  • Page 67

    The oven is too hot. • Press touch the the problem persists, disconnect all power CAUSE to the range for at least 30 seconds and then reconnect the power. If this does not solve the problem, call for service. • Call for service.

  • Page 68

    PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE The appliance will The appliance is not completely not turn on. plugged into the electrical outlet or a fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped. Incomplete service wiring. Power outage. The oven light will The light bulb is loose or defective.

  • Page 69

    61. • Remove using a ceramic-glass cooktop cleaning cream. • Use cookware with clean, dry bottoms. • Allow the range to cool and reset the controls. • See the section on self-cleaning on page • This is normal. •...

  • Page 70

    The drawer is not fully closed. Fan Noise. When you have finished using the oven or cooktop, the cooling fan will continue to run until the range’s electronics have cooled down. The cooling fan switches itself on and off depending upon the termperature of the electronics.

  • Page 71: Warranty

    SAMSUNG will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products become the property of SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG.

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