Frigidaire DGEF3031KB - Gallery 30" Smoothtop Electric Range Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions ........................... 3-5
Features at a Glance ......................................... 6
Before Setting Oven Controls ........................... 7-8
Before Setting Surface Controls ..................... 9-10
Oven Control Functions (330/330i) .................... 15 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 .................................. 16-22
Self-Cleaning .............................................. 23-24
Care & Cleaning .......................................... 25-28
Before You Call ............................................ 29-31
Major Appliance Warranty .................... back cover


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Care & Cleaning .......... 25-28 Before Setting Surface Controls ..... 9-10 Before You Call ..........29-31 Setting Surface Controls (Ceramic cook top) .. 11-14 Major Appliance Warranty ....back cover Oven Control Functions (330/330i) ....15 USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Setting Quick Bake (some models) ......20 Setting broil ............21 Product Registration Adjusting oven temperature ........22 Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability Operating oven light ..........22 to serve you. You can register online at Self-Cleaning ............ 23-24 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 WARNING have read the safety precautions in this manual. Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING Tip Over Hazard or CAUTION statement based on the risk type.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING CAUTION • Storage in or on appliance — to avoid a fire • Use dry potholders — moist or damp potholders on hazard, flammable materials should not be stored hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do in an oven, near surface units or in the storage not let potholders touch hot heating elements.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SELF-CLEANING OVENS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOKTOP • Clean in the self-cleaning cycle only the parts listed in this Use & Care Manual. Before self-cleaning • Know which knob controls each surface heating the oven, remove the broiler pan and any utensils or unit.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    29. Broil pan insert (some models). 30. Leveling legs and anti-tip bracket (included). The features shown for your appliance may vary according to model type & color. Be sure to visit us online at for a complete line of accessories.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Types of oven racks The oven vent is located under the left side of the Your range may be equipped with one or more of the oven control panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm rack styles shown.
  • Page 8: Effortless™ Oven Rack System And Assembly

    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 Air circulation in the oven Element ON & hot surface indicator lights For best baking results allow 2-4" (5-10 cm) around the Your appliance is equipped with two different types of cookware for proper air circulation and be sure pans and radiant surface control indicator lights that will glow on the cookware do not touch each other, the oven door, sides or backguard —...
  • Page 10: Types Of Cooktop Elements

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Types of cooktop elements Using proper cookware The ceramic glass cooktop has radiant surface elements The size and type of cookware used will influence the located below the surface of the glass. The patterns on the setting needed for best cooking results.
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls (Ceramic Cook Top)

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Single radiant surface elements (all models) To operate the single radiant element: 1. Place correctly sized cookware on single radiant surface element. 2. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction (Fig. 2) to the desired setting (Refer to the Suggested radiant surface element settings table Fig.
  • Page 12: Setting 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: Setting The Keep Warm Zone

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Keep warm (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 with your appliance. Check with the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) website and be • Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled sure to read all the information they have available as well after they have been turned off.
  • Page 15: Oven Control Functions (330/330I)

    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 (for models with Quick Bake™ only) Set clock pad— Bake time pad— Up and down arrow pads—...
  • Page 16: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting the clock Changing temperature display (°F or °C) When the appliance is first plugged in or when the power The electronic oven control is set to display in °F supply to the appliance has been interrupted, the display (Fahrenheit) when shipped from the factory.
  • Page 17: Setting Oven Lockout Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting oven lockout Setting the minute timer The control can be programmed to lock the oven door and 1. Press lockout the oven control pads. 2. Press the to increase the time in one minute To set the oven lockout feature (for models with Quick Bake) increments.
  • Page 18: Setting Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting bake Setting timed bake and delayed timed bake features The oven may be programmed to bake at any temperature pads operate the features that will from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). The factory preset automatic bake temperature is 350°F (177°C). turn the oven ON and OFF at the times you select in advance.
  • Page 19: Setting Timed Bake And Delayed Timed Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting timed bake and delayed timed bake features (cont’d) When the set bake time runs out WARNING 1. "End" will appear in the display window and the oven will shut-off automatically. FOOD POISONING HAZARD. Do not let food sit for more 2.
  • Page 20: Setting Quick Bake (Some Models)

    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: Setting Broil

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting broil Insert Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct exposure to radiant heat for optimum browing results. When broiling always remember to arrange the oven racks while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the broil settings table (See Figs.
  • Page 22: Adjusting 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 an accurate baking temperature. For the first few oven door is opened. uses, follow your recipe times and temperature recommendations carefully.
  • Page 23: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Self-Cleaning A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures CAUTION (well above normal cooking temperatures) which eliminate soils completely or reduces them to a fine powdered ash • DO NOT leave small children unattended near the you can wipe away with a damp cloth. appliance.
  • Page 24 SELF-CLEANING Setting a self-clean cycle or a delayed start self-clean cycle Setting a self-clean cycle When the self-clean cycle has completed: 1. The time of day will appear in the display window and 1. Remove all items and oven rack from the oven and the “Clean”...
  • Page 25: Care & Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation • Control knobs (some models) For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils • Painted body parts and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on •...
  • Page 26: Cooktop Maintenance & Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning IMPORTANT CAUTION Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop. turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply some of WARNING the glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner supplied with your new appliance.
  • Page 27: Aluminum Foil And Oven Liners

    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 28: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    CARE & CLEANING Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door CAUTION Oven door hinge locations The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door with oven door flat with the inside of the door facing down. fully open. To remove oven door: 1.
  • Page 29: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Solution Oven control beeps and displays • The oven control has detected a fault or error condition. Press cancel to F code (fault code) error. clear the display & stop beeping. Try the bake or broil feature again. If the F code error repeats, remove electric power from appliance, wait 5 minutes and then repower appliance and set clock for the time of day.
  • Page 30 BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Solution Flames inside oven or smoking from • Excessive spillovers in oven. For example this will happen for pie oven vent. spillovers or large amounts of grease left on the oven bottom. Wipe up excessive spillovers before starting oven.
  • Page 31: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Solution • Coarse particles such as salt or sand between cooktop and utensils can Scratches or abrasions on cooktop cause scratches. Be sure cooktop surface and bottoms of utensils are surface. clean before usage.
  • Page 32: 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.

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