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Electrolux Insight EKM6044 User Manual

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Model EKM6044 / EKM6045


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  • Page 1: User Manual

    USER MANUAL Model EKM6044 / EKM6045...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure that you understand them all before installing or using the appliance. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about any of the information in this book contact the Customer Care Department.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS FOR THE USER Important Safety Information Description of the Appliance Getting to Know Your Appliance Before Using the Appliance Rating Plate Preparing to Use your Appliance The Cooling Fan for the Controls Control Panel Indicator Neon(s) Condensation and Steam Cookware Grill and Oven Furniture The Timer...
  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Appliance

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR APPLIANCE THE CONTROL PANEL FEATURES - Hotplate Control - Hotplate Control - Main Oven Temperature Control - Electronic Timer - Top Oven Function Selector - Top Oven Temperature Control - Hotplate Control - Hotplate Control - Main Oven Indicator Neon - Top Oven/Grill Indicator Neon - Ignition Switch...
  • Page 6: Before Using The Appliance

    BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE RATING PLATE This is situated on the front frame of the appliance and can be seen upon opening the door. Alternatively the rating plate may also be found on the back or top of some models (where applicable). The appliance must be protected by a suitably rated fuse or circuit breaker.
  • Page 7: The Timer

    THE TIMER A COOK TIME B END TIME C COUNTDOWN D TIME E DECREASE CONTROL F SELECTOR CONTROL G INCREASE CONTROL NOTE: The time of day must be set before the main oven will operate manually. 1. HOW TO SET THE TIME OF DAY The oven has a 24 hour clock.
  • Page 8 TO CANCEL THE COUNTDOWN If you change your mind and want to cancel the 'Countdown', press the Selector Control button until the 'Countdown' indicator neon flashes then depress the decrease control (-) until 0. 00 shows in the display as Fig. 5. The 'Countdown' indicator neon will continue to flash for a few seconds and then return to the time of day.
  • Page 9: Automatic Cooking

    B) TO SET THE TIMER TO SWITCH OFF ONLY Ensure the electricity supply is switched ON and that the correct time of day is displayed, e.g. 10.00am as Fig. 9. ii) Place food in the oven. iii) To set the length of cooking time, press the Selector Control button until the 'Cook Time' indicator neon is illuminated.
  • Page 10: The Gas Hob

    THE GAS HOB USING THE HOB The gas hob has three different burner sizes to suit different types of cooking: To ensure maximum burner efficiency only use pots and pans with flat bases appropriate to the burner size used. Larger burner (Rapid or triple crown where applicable) - use a large pan for food such as chips.
  • Page 11: Things To Note

    In the event of the burner flames being accidentally extinguished, burner control and do not attempt to re- ignite the burner for at least 1 min. THINGS TO NOTE If you are having any difficulty lighting a hob burner turn all the hob controls off and make sure the burner parts have been replaced correctly.
  • Page 12: The Grill

    THE GRILL CAUTION – Accessible parts may be hot when the grill is in use. Young children should be kept away. USING THE GRILL The Grill on this appliance has been designed to heat up more quickly than conventional grill elements.
  • Page 13: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS • Most foods should be placed on the grid in the grill pan to allow maximum circulation of air to lift the food out of the fats and juices. • Adjust the grid and grill pan runner position to allow for different thicknesses of food.
  • Page 14: The Top Oven

    THE TOP OVEN The top oven is the smaller of the two ovens. It is heated by elements in the top and bottom of the oven. It is designed for cooking smaller quantities of food. It gives especially good results if used to cook fruit cakes, sweets and savoury flans or quiche.
  • Page 15: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS • Arrange the shelves in the required positions before switching the oven ON. Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. • There should always be at least 2.5cm (1”) between the top of the food and the element. This gives best cooking results and allows room for rise in yeast mixtures, Yorkshire puddings etc.
  • Page 16: The Main Oven

    THE MAIN OVEN USING THE MAIN OVEN The fan oven is particularly suitable for cooking larger quantities of food. The advantages of fan oven cooking are: PREHEATING The fan oven quickly reaches its temperature, so it is not usually necessary to preheat the oven. Without preheating however, you may need to add an extra 5 –...
  • Page 17: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS • Arrange the shelves in the required positions before switching the oven ON. Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. • When cooking more than one dish in the fan oven, place dishes centrally on different shelves rather than cluster several dishes on one shelf, this will allow the heat to circulate freely for the best cooking results.
  • Page 18: Oven Cooking Chart

    OVEN COOKING CHART The oven temperatures are intended as a guide only. temperatures by 10°C to suit individual preferences and requirements. FOOD Biscuits Bread Bread rolls/buns Cakes: Small & Queen Sponges Victoria Sandwich Madeira Rich Fruit Christmas Gingerbread Meringues Flapjack Shortbread Casseroles: Beef/Lamb...
  • Page 19: Roasting Chart

    ROASTING CHART INTERNAL TEMPERATURES – Rare : 50-60°C; Medium : 60-70°C; Well done : 70-80°C MEAT Beef/ Beef boned Mutton/Lamb Pork/Veal/Ham Chicken Turkey/Goose Duck Pheasant Rabbit The roasting temperatures and times given in the chart should be adequate for most joints, but slight adjustments may be required to allow for personal requirements and the shape and texture of the meat.
  • Page 20: Defrost Feature

    DEFROST FEATURE This main oven function defrosts most foods faster than more conventional methods. It is particularly suitable for delicate frozen foods which are to be served cold e.g. cream filled gateaux, cakes covered with icings or frostings, cheesecakes, biscuits, scones, etc.
  • Page 21: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Before cleaning always allow the appliance to cool down before switching off at the electricity supply. CLEANING MATERIALS Before using any cleaning materials on your appliance, check that they are suitable and that their use is recommended by the manufacturer. Cleaners that contain bleach should NOT be used as they may dull the surface finishes.
  • Page 22: Cleaning The Hob

    CLEANING THE HOB Clean the hotplate top using a mild abrasive. Take care not to damage the spark electrodes. spark electrodes are damaged the burners will not light. You can remove the pan supports, burner caps and burner crowns to clean them. Again take care not to damage the spark electrodes.
  • Page 23: Cleaning Inside The Grill And Oven Compartments

    CLEANING INSIDE THE GRILL AND OVEN COMPARTMENTS The sides and back of the grill/top oven and main oven compartments are coated with a special Stayclean coating. They should not be cleaned manually. The vitreous enamel main oven base and grill compartment base can be cleaned using normal oven cleaners...
  • Page 24: Cleaning The Door(S)

    CLEANING THE DOOR(S) To prevent damaging or weakening the door glass panels avoid the use of the following: • Household detergents and bleaches • Impregnated pads unsuitable for non- stick saucepans • Brillo/Ajax pads or steel wool pads • Chemical oven pads or aerosols •...
  • Page 25: Replacing An Oven Light Bulb

    REPLACING AN OVEN LIGHT BULB The type of bulb required is a 300°C 25 watt small Edison Screw. Disconnect appliance electricity supply before replacing the bulb. 1. Make sure the appliance is cool before replacing the bulb. 2. Open the door and remove the shelves and wirework runners.
  • Page 26: Something Not Working

    SOMETHING NOT WORKING? Please carry out the following checks on your appliance before calling a Service Engineer. It may be that the problem is a simple one which you can solve yourself without the expense of a service call. In-guarantee customers should make sure that the checks have been made as the engineer will make a charge if the fault is not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.
  • Page 27: Service And Spare Parts

    Please note that a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation is required for in-guarantee service calls. CUSTOMER CARE DEPARTMENT For general enquires concerning your Electrolux appliance or for further information on Electrolux products, please contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the address below or visit our website at
  • Page 28: Guarantee Conditions

    Standard guarantee conditions We, Electrolux, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this Electrolux appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our option repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that: •...
  • Page 29: Technical Details

    TECHNICAL DETAILS DIMENSIONS Height: Width: Depth: Weight: Space for fixing at hotplate level 2mm minimum clearance. Space for fixing above hotplate level See important note 'Location of Appliance'. Minimum space above hoptplate750mm (If cooker hood is fitted refer to the cooker hood installations. Minimum distance from rear wall 5mm (spacer given by pressed spacer on vent panel).
  • Page 30: Important Safety Requirements

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS Where applicable Natural Gas and L.P Gas versions of this appliance are available. model is suitable for the type of supply available. This appliance must be installed and/or serviced by a competent person, in accordance with the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations Current Editions and the IEE Wiring Regulations.
  • Page 31: Moving Your Appliance

    MOVING YOUR APPLIANCE You may damage some soft or badly fitted floor coverings when you move the appliance. The floor covering under the appliance should be securely fixed so it does not ruck up when you move the appliance across it. Alternatively you could remove the floor covering.
  • Page 32: Connecting To The Electricity Supply

    CONNECTING TO THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY Warning: This appliance must be earthed. Do not earth this appliance to the gas supply piping. Connect to 230 - 240V AC supply only. • The electrical connection should be made using a double pole isolating switch (cooker socket) with at least 3mm contact separation in all poles.
  • Page 33: Connecting To Gas Supply

    CONNECTING TO GAS SUPPLY This appliance is designed to be installed with an appliance flexible connection only. should not be less than R /8. Connection is made to the Rc ½ (½” B.S.P.) female threaded entry pipe located just below the hotplate level on the rear left hand side of the appliance.
  • Page 34: General Note

    CHECKING THE GRILL Place the grill pan containing the grid into the grill compartment. Open the grill door and turn the grill control to full on. Visually check that the elements are heating up. CHECKING THE HOTPLATE Lift the lid. Fit the burner crowns and caps ensuring that they are correctly seated.
  • Page 35: Notes

  • Page 36 This instruction booklet is accurate at the date of printing, but will be superseded if specifications or appearance are changed. ELECTROLUX MAJOR APPLIANCES, ADDINGTON WAY, LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE LU4 9QQ. TELEPHONE 0870 5 950950 To buy accessories, consumables and spare parts at our online shop please visit: Part Number: 349096304 © Electrolux plc 2005...

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