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  • Page 1: User Manual

    FE-R500** 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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    This means uneven heat distribution and uneven cooking. Your new range has Surround Airvection™, which Samsung innovated by adding a third heating element and a multi-fan system that circulates the heat evenly in all directions. You get more efficient energy consumption and more even cooking.

  • 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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    Do not store items of interest to children in cabinets above a CAUTION - 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: Surface Cooking Units

    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. Utensil handles should be turned outward and not extend over adjacent surface units.

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    oVen DO NOT TOUCH HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTERIOR SURFACES OF THE OVEN. Heating elements may be hot even though they are dark in color. Interior surfaces of an oven become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch or let clothing or other flammable materials contact heating elements or interior surfaces of the oven until they have had sufficient time to cool.

  • Page 8: Warming Drawer

    WArMinG drAWer DO NOT TOUCH THE HEATING ELEMENT OR THE INTERIOR SURFACE OF THE DRAWER. These surfaces may be hot enough to burn. REMEMBER: The inside surface of the drawer may be hot when the drawer is opened. The purpose of the warming drawer is to hold hot cooked foods at serving temperature.

  • Page 9: Before You Begin

    Nickel oven shelves should be removed from the oven before beginning the self-cleaning cycle, or they may discolor. If the self-clean mode malfunctions, turn the oven off and disconnect the power supply. Have it serviced by a qualified technician. VenTilATinG hood Clean ventilating hoods frequently.

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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 the oven, remove all packaging material and examine the oven for any damages 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.

  • Page 15: Appliance Outlets

    Damage to the portable appliance could result if the cooktop is hot. Appliance outlet circuit breakers: The circuit breakers for the appliance outlets on your range are located on top of the control console.They are rated for 15 amps, that may trip if the appliance plugged into it exceeds 15 amps.

  • Page 16: Table Of Contents

    USING THE WARMING DRAWER OPERATING THE OVEN MAINTAINING yOUR APPLIANCE TROUBLESHOOTING 16_ Contents Overview What’s included with your range About surface cooking How to set the appliance for surface cooking Using the proper cookware Choosing the proper cookware Protecting the smoothtop surface...

  • Page 17: Introducing Your New Range

    See page 26 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 Glass surface Oven door Warming drawer Cleaner &...

  • Page 18: Surface 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 19: Hot Surface Indicator

    Glows until the unit is cooled to approximately 150°F. Cooking areas • The cooking areas on your range are identified by permanent circles on the glass cooking surface. For the most efficient cooking, fit the pan size to the element size. •...

  • Page 20: How To Set The Appliance For Surface Cooking

    hoW To SeT The APPliAnce for SurfAce cookinG • The surface elements may be hot and burns may occur. Do not touch the surface elements until they have cooled down sufficiently. CAUTION • At high or medium-high settings, never leave food unattended. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers may catch on fire.

  • Page 21: Using The Warming Center

    Using the warming center The warming center, located in the back center of the glass surface, will keep hot, cooked food at serving temperature. • The surface warmer will not glow red like the cooking elements. • Do not warm food on the warming center for more than two hours. CAUTION •...

  • Page 22: Using The Proper Cookware

    uSinG The ProPer cookWAre Using the right cookware can prevent many problems, such as uneven cooking or extended cooking times. Using the proper pans will reduce cooking times and cook food more evenly. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware.

  • Page 23: Protecting The Smoothtop Surface

    ProTecTinG The SMooThToP SurfAce Cleaning • Clean the cooktop before using it for the first time. • Clean your cooktop daily or after each use. This will keep your cooktop looking good and can prevent damage. • If a spillover occurs while cooking, immediately clean the spill from the cooking area while it is hot to prevent a tough cleaning chore later.

  • Page 24: Using The Warming Drawer

    using the warming drawer ABouT The WArMinG drAWer • Do not line the warming drawer or pan with aluminum foil. Foil is an excellent heat insulator and will trap heat beneath it. This will upset the performance of the drawer and could damage the interior finish.

  • Page 25: 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, or 3 times for high or 4 times for off. The warming drawer starts automatically once you have finished selecting the level you want.

  • Page 26: 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 27: 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 28: 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 if the entered temperature or time is below the minimum or above the maximum setting for the feature.

  • Page 29: 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 30: 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 31: 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 then recommended on packages or...

  • Page 33: 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 35: 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: 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 39: 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 40: Proofing

    ProofinG The proofing feature maintains a warm environment useful for rising yeast-leavened products. How to set the oven for proofing 1. Enter the proofing mode. Press the PROOF pad. 2. Start the proofing function. Press the SET/START pad. The proofing feature automatically provides the optimum temperature for the proof process, and therefore does not have a temperature adjustment.

  • Page 41: Using The Keep Warm Function

    uSinG The keeP WArM funcTion The keep warm feature will maintain an oven temperature of 170°F. You should not use this feature to reheat cold foods. The keep warm feature will keep cooked food warm for serving up to 3 hours after cooking has finished.

  • Page 42: Extra Features

    exTrA feATureS 12 hour energy saving With this feature, should you forget and leave the oven on, the control will automatically turn off the oven after 12 hours during baking functions or after 3 hours during a broil function. How to turn 12 hour energy saving feature on or off 1.

  • Page 43: 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 44: Control Lockout

    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.

  • Page 45: Setting The Sabbath

    Setting the Sabbath (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 46: Maintaining Your Appliance

    • During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to 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 48: Steam-cleaning

    STeAM-cleAninG How to set the oven for steam-cleaning Steam-cleaning saves time and energy for 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 49: 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 50: 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 51: 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.

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    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 53: Removing And Replacing The Oven Door

    reMoVinG And rePlAcinG 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 54: Removing And Replacing The Warming Drawer

    2. Pull the bearing glides to the front of the chassis glide. 3. Align the glide on each side of the drawer with the glide slots on the range. 4. Push the drawer into the range until levers click (approximately 2 inches). Pull the drawer open again to seat bearing glides into position.

  • Page 55: Changing The Oven Light

    5. Replace the light bulb and glass bulb cover by turning them clockwise. 6. Plug in the range or reconnect 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 56: 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).

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    The surface unit This is normal. frequently cycles on and off. The oven will not The range is not completely turn on. plugged into the electrical outlet. A fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped.

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    • 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. CLEAR/OFF pad. Open the •...

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    PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE Oven not clean after The oven controls were not set a self-cleaning cycle correctly. The oven was heavily soiled. Steam from the vent When using the convection feature, it is normal to see steam coming out of the oven vent. As the number of racks or amount of food being cooked increases, the amount of visible steam will...

  • Page 60: Warranty

    Samsung may elect to provide transportation of the product to and from an authorized service center. 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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