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Frigidaire CGEF3032MF Use & Care Manual

Complete owner's guide (english)


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Important Safety Instructions ........................... 3-5
Before Setting Oven Controls ........................... 6-8
Before Setting Surface Controls ..................... 9-10
Setting Surface Controls (Ceramic cooktop) ... 11-14 USA 1-800-944-9044
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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Canada 1-800-265-8352
Setting Oven Controls .................................. 16-24
Self-Cleaning ..............................................25-27
Care & Cleaning .......................................... 28-31
Before You Call ............................................ 32-35



Summary of Contents for Frigidaire CGEF3032MF

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Before Setting Surface Controls ..... 9-10 Care & Cleaning .......... 28-31 Setting Surface Controls (Ceramic cooktop) ... 11-14 Before You Call ..........32-35 Oven Control Functions (330/probe) ....15 Major Appliance Warranty ....back cover USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2 Setting quick bake (some models) ......20 Easy probe ............21-22 Product Registration Setting broil ............23 Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability Adjusting the oven temperature ........ 24 to serve you. You can register online at Operating the oven light ........... 24 or by dropping your Product...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Do not attempt to install or operate your appliance until you Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and have read the safety precautions in this manual. Safety an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in or CAUTION statement based on the risk type.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT WARNING • Storage in or on appliance — to avoid a fire hazard, Do not attempt to operate the range during a flammable materials should not be stored in an power failure. If the power fails, always turn off the oven, near surface units or in the storage drawer, range.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SELF-CLEANING OVENS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOKTOP WARNING • Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. Place a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, • Do not touch the oven during the self-clean cycle. and turn the unit off before removing the pan.
  • Page 6: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Oven rack stop The oven vent is located under the left side of the Most oven racks slide on rack guides provided along the control panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is heating, oven cavity sides.
  • Page 7: Fig. 1

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Types of oven racks flat Your range may be equipped with one or more of the oven following oven rack types listed below: rack The flat oven rack (some models) may be used for most cooking needs and may be placed in most rack positions. The flat handle oven rack (some models) may be used for most cooking needs.
  • Page 8: Oven Racks

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Effortless™ Oven Rack system IMPORTANT Some models are equipped with a special oven rack system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the • Only the Effortless™ Oven Rack system should be interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food used in oven rack position 2.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Controls

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS About the ceramic glass cooktop The design pattern on the ceramic cooktop outlines the The element on indicator lights are located on the area and size of the surface element located just below the control panel above each radiant element control knob and ceramic glass cooktop.
  • Page 10: Cookware Material Types

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Using proper cookware The size and type of cookware used will influence the setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow the recommendations for using proper cookware as illustrated. Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface element (See Fig.
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls (Ceramic Cooktop)

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Suggested surface element settings Single radiant surface elements The suggested settings found in Fig.1 below are based when surface cooking with medium-weight aluminum pans with lids. Settings may vary when using other types of pans. Suggested power level settings for single or dual radiant elements Settings Type of cooking...
  • Page 12: Dual Radiant Surface Elements

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Dual radiant surface elements (some models) Symbols on the backguard will help choose which portion of the dual radiant element to set. The symbol indicates a setting for the inner coil only. The symbol indicates a setting for both inner and outer coils. To operate a dual radiant element: 1.
  • Page 13: Keep Warm Zone

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Keep warm zone (some models) The purpose of the keep warm zone is to keep hot cooked Temperature selection - Refer to the keep warm zone foods at serving temperature. Use the keep warm feature recommended food settings table (See Fig. 2). If a to keep cooked foods hot such as;...
  • Page 14: Setting Surface Controls

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Home canning Be sure to read and observe all the following points when CAUTION home canning using your appliance. • Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled IMPORTANT after they have been turned off. The glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass NEVER place or straddle a cooking utensil over 2 different surface is touched before it has cooled sufficiently.
  • Page 15: Oven Control Functions (330/Probe)

    OVEN CONTROL FUNCTIONS READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various keypad functions as described below. Oven control keypads (for models with probe feature only) up and down arrow keypads— use with the easy probe keypad—...
  • Page 16: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting the clock Changing temperature display mode When the appliance is first powered up or when the power (°F or °C) supply to the appliance has been interrupted and restored, The oven control is factory preset to display the oven the display will flash the time of day.
  • Page 17: Setting Lock Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting lock feature Setting the timer The oven control may be set to lock the oven door and most The built-in minute timer may be used as an extra reminder oven control keypad operations. in the kitchen that will beep when the set time has run out. To set the timer: To set the lock feature: Press and hold the...
  • Page 18: Setting Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting bake Bake time A bake time setting may be added to most oven baking The oven may be set to bake at any temperature from features. Use the bake time setting to start the oven 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). The factory preset immediately and to turn off automatically after the set bake automatic bake temperature is 350°F (177°C).
  • Page 19: Start Time

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Start time Use this keypad to add start time instructions to the bake When the set bake time runs out: time setting or with the self-clean feature. 1. "End" will appear in the display window and the oven will shut-off automatically.
  • Page 20: Some

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Quick bake (some models) Benefits of the quick bake feature — Foods will cook faster, saving time and energy. — Multiple rack baking. — No special pans or bakeware needed. How quick bake works Quick bake uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly and continuously around the oven.
  • Page 21: And Casseroles 2 Or

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Easy probe handle For the best results when cooking NOTES many foods such as roasts, hams or poultry, use the easy probe • Do not remove the probe from receptacle or food until feature. This feature also works the desired internal temperature is reached.
  • Page 22: Fig. 1

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Easy probe (cont’d) To set easy probe: probe probe receptacle 1. Prepare food and properly insert the probe sensor into handle connector the middle portion of the food (See Figs. 2 & 3). The probe should be inserted into the food before starting the cooking process and while the oven is still cool.
  • Page 23: Broil

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct exposure to radiant heat for optimum browning results. When broiling, always remember to arrange the oven racks while the oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the broil settings table (See Figs.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Adjusting the oven temperature Operating the oven light Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to The interior oven light will automatically turn ON when the ensure accurate baking temperatures. For the first few oven door is opened. uses, follow your recipe times and temperature recommendations carefully.
  • Page 25: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Self-clean A self-cleaning oven cleans itself using high temperatures IMPORTANT that are well above normal cooking temperatures. The clean feature, if used properly, will eliminate soils from the Read before starting self-clean oven completely or reduce them to a fine powdered ash. Once the oven has cooled, simply wipe away the ash using •...
  • Page 26: Setting Clean

    SELF-CLEANING Setting clean To set self-clean: CAUTION 1. Remove all items from the oven interior, cooktop, storage (some models) or warmer drawer (some • To avoid possible burns use care when opening the models), all oven racks from the oven and be sure the oven door after the clean cycle is finished.
  • Page 27: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Setting self-clean with start time You may add start time instructions to the self-clean CAUTION feature, which will automatically start clean at a later time. To avoid possible burns use care when opening the oven IMPORTANT door after the self-clean cycle is finished. Stand to the side of the oven when opening the oven door to allow Immediately after setting clean using start time any hot air or steam to escape.
  • Page 28: Care & Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils • Control knobs (some models) and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil •...
  • Page 29: Cooktop Maintenance

    CARE & CLEANING Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning IMPORTANT WARNING Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health and Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you can chemically damage the ceramic glass surface.
  • Page 30: Replacing The Oven Light

    CARE & CLEANING Aluminum foil and oven liners (cont’d) Cooktop cleaning (cont’d) DO NOT use the following on the cooktop: Aluminum foil and the cooktop - Use of aluminum foil on a hot cooktop can damage the ceramic glass. Do not use thin aluminum cooking utensils or allow aluminum foil to touch the ceramic cooktop under ANY circumstances.
  • Page 31 CARE & CLEANING Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door CAUTION Oven door hinge To avoid possible injury when removing or replacing the oven locations door, follow the instructions below carefully and always hold with oven door fully open. the oven door with both hands positioned away from the door hinge area.
  • Page 32: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Possible Causes Solutions Display flashes time. Power interruption. Press cancel then set the correct time of day. Oven control displays The oven control has detected Press cancel to clear the display & stop beeping. Try bake or broil F __ (followed with a fault or error condition.
  • Page 33 BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven portion of Incorrect oven control setting. Be sure the oven control was set correctly for the requested appliance does not feature. See Setting Oven Controls section and review operate.
  • Page 34 BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Possible Causes Solutions bake or self-clean The time of day is incorrect. Set clock with correct time of day before adding a delay start did not start at the setting. See "Setting the clock" in Setting Oven Controls time expected.
  • Page 35: Solutions To Common Problems

    BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven smokes Oven door was closed. Be sure oven door is open when broiling. excessively when Meat too close to upper Reposition oven rack lower to provide proper clearance between broiling.
  • Page 36: Major Appliance Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY This page is left blank intentionally Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of This page is left blank intentionally 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.