AEG COMPETENCE 61016VI Installation And Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 COMPETENCE 61016VI Free standing electric cooker Installation and Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Dear Customer

    Dear Customer, Please read these user instructions carefully and keep them to refer to later. Please pass the user instructions on to any future owner of the appli- ance. The following symbols are used in the text: Safety instructions Warning! Information that affects your personal safety. Important! Information that prevents damage to the appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Operating Instructions Safety instructions..........Disposal .
  • Page 4 Cleaning and Care ..........42 Outside of the appliance.
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    (e. g. chips), you should watch the cooking process. • If you are using cookware with a long handle, turn the handle so that it does not project over the ring. Make sure that the handle is not po- sitioned over a hot or warm cooking zone.
  • Page 6 • The cooking surface must not be used as a work surface or as a stor- age surface. • Do not operate the cooking zones with empty cookware or without cookware. • Make sure that no acidic liquids, e. g. vinegar, lemon or limescale re- moving agents, get onto the edges of the cooking surface, as other- wise this will cause matt patches.
  • Page 7: Disposal

    Disposal Packaging material The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recy- cled. The plastic components are identified by markings, e.g. >PE<, >PS<, etc. Please dispose of the packaging materials in the appropriate container at the community waste disposal facilities. Old appliance The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this...
  • Page 8: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance General Overview Control panel Door handle Full glass door Pan drawer...
  • Page 9: Control Panel

    Control Panel Oven Power Indicator Oven Functions Hob Cooking Zone Control Cooking surface Singlecooking zone 1200W Double ring cooking zone 2200W Temperature Pilot Light Time display Clock function buttons Temperature selector Hob Cooking Zone Control Oven steam outlet Residual heat indicator Multi-purpose zone 2300W...
  • Page 10: Oven Features

    Oven Features Shelf positions Oven accessories Combination shelf For dishes, cake tins, items for roasting and grilling. Baking tray For cakes and biscuits. Drip pan For roasting or for collecting fat Top heat and heating elements Oven shelf runners, removable Oven lighting Fat Filter Fan heating element...
  • Page 11: Before Using For The First Time

    Before Using for the first time Setting and changing the time The oven only operates when the time has been set. When the appliance has been con- nected to the electrical supply or when there has been a power cut, the function indicator Time flashes automatically.
  • Page 12: Initial Cleaning

    Initial Cleaning You should clean the appliance thoroughly before using for the first time. Wipe the glass ceramic cooking surface with a damp cloth. Attention: Do not use sharp or abrasive cleaning materials. These could damage the surface. For appliances with metal fronts, use normal commercially available cleaning agents.
  • Page 13: Operating The Hob

    Operating the hob When a cooking zone is switched on, it may hum briefly. This is a char- acteristic of all ceramic glass cooking zones and does not impair either the function or the life of the appliance. Heat settings •...
  • Page 14: Setting The Heat Setting

    Setting the heat setting 1. Select the heat setting. 2. To end the cooking process, turn back to the Off position. The corresponding ring pilot light is lit while the ring is operating. Switching on the dual fry/cook area The control for the dual fry/cook area is switched on by turning to the right, and cannot be turned past the stop! 1.
  • Page 15: Using The Oven

    Using the Oven The oven is equipped with retractable buttons for “Oven functions” and “Temperature selection”. To use, press the relevant button. The button then sticks out. Switching the Oven On and Off Oven Power Indicator Oven Functions 1. Turn the oven functions dial to the desired function. 2.
  • Page 16: Oven Functions

    Oven Functions The oven has the following functions: Oven function Light Fan-assisted circulation Fan cooking Conventional Bottom heat Defrost Grill Dual gril Rotitherm Application Using this function you can light up the oven interior, e.g. for cleaning. For baking on up to two oven levels.
  • Page 17: Inserting The Shelf, Baking Tray And Roasting Pan

    Inserting the shelf, baking tray and roasting pan Anti-tip device All insertable components have a small curved indentation on their left and right edges. This indentation serves as an anti-tip device and must always point towards the back of the oven. Inserting the baking tray or roasting pan: The anti-tip device must point to-...
  • Page 18: Inserting/Removing The Grease Filter

    Inserting/Removing the Grease Filter Only use the grease filter when roasting to protect the rear heating elements from fat splashes. Inserting the grease filter Hold the grease filter by the grip and insert the two mounts downwards into the opening on the rear wall of theoven (fan opening).
  • Page 19: Clock Functions

    Clock Functions Function Indicators Time display Function Indicators Selector Button Button Button Countdown To set a countdown. A signal sounds after the time has elapsed. This function does not affect the functioning of the oven. Cook time To set how long the oven is to be in use. End time To set when the oven is to switch off again.
  • Page 20: Switching Off The Time Display

    How to use the clock functions • After a function has been selected, the corresponding function indi- cator flashes for about 5 seconds. During this period, the desired times can be set using the • When the desired time has been set, the function indicator continues to flash for approx.
  • Page 21 Countdown 1. Press the Selection peatedly until the function indica- tor Countdown flashes. 2. Using the button set the desired Countdown (max. 2 hours 30 minutes). After approx. 5 seconds the display shows the time remaining. The function indicator Countdown lights up.
  • Page 22 Cook time 1. Press the Selection peatedly until the function indica- tor Cook time 2. Using the desired cooking time. After approx. 5 seconds the display returns to showing the current time. The function indicator Cook time lights up. When the time has elapsed, the function indicator flashes, an audi- ble signal sounds for 2 minutes and the oven switches itself off.
  • Page 23 End time 1. Press the Selection peatedly until the function indica- tor End time flashes. 2. Using the button set the desired switch-off time. After approx. 5 seconds the display returns to showing the current time. The function indicator End time lights up.
  • Page 24 Cook time Cook time and End time to be switched on and off automatically at a later time. 1. Using the Cook time the time required for cooking the dish. In this example, 1 hour. 2. Using the End time the time at which the dish should be ready.
  • Page 25: Uses, Tables And Tips

    Uses, Tables and Tips Pans • You can recognise good pans by their bases. The base should be as thick and flat as possible. • Pay particular attention when buying new pans to the diameter of the base. Manufacturers often give only the diameter of the upper rim.
  • Page 26: Cooking Table

    Cooking table The information given in the following table is for guidance only. Heat Cooking- set- process ting Keeping food warm Melting Solidi- fying Simmer- ing on low heat Steaming Braising Boiling Gentle Frying Heavy Frying Boiling Searing Deep frying suitable for Residual heat, Off posi- tion...
  • Page 27 We recommend when boiling or searing foods using the highest heat setting at first and then letting foods requiring a longer cooking time finish cooking on the desired heat setting. Overheated fats and oils can ignite quickly. If you are cooking foods in fat or oil (e.g.
  • Page 28: Baking

    Baking Oven function: Fan-assisted circulation Conventional Baking tins • For Conventional • For Fan-assisted circulation are also suitable. Oven levels • Baking with Conventional ble on one oven level. • With Fan cooking same time: 1 baking tray: e.g. oven level 3 1 baking tin: e.g.
  • Page 29 General Instructions • Insert the tray with the bevel at the front. • With Conventional bake with two tins next to one another on the oven shelf at the same time. This does not significantly increase baking time. When frozen foods are used the trays inserted may distort during cook- ing.
  • Page 30: Baking Table

    Baking table Type of baking Baking in tins Ring cake or brioche Madeira cake/Fruitcakes Sponge cake Sponge cake Flan base - short pastry Flan base - sponge mixture Apple pie Apple pie (2tins Ø20cm, diagonally off set) Apple pie (2tins Ø20cm, diagonally off set) Savoury flan (e.
  • Page 31 Type of baking Fruit flans (made with yeast dough/sponge mixture) Fruit flans (made with yeast dough/sponge mixture) Fruit flans made with short pastry Yeast cakes with delicate toppings (e. g. quark, cream, vanilla cream) Pizza (with a lot of top- ping) Pizza (thin crust) Unleavened bread...
  • Page 32 Type of baking Rolls Rolls Small cakes (20per tray) Small cakes (20per tray) Small cakes (20per tray) 1) Pre-heat the oven 2) Use the drip tray or roasting tray Baking on more than one oven level Type of baking Cakes/pastries/breads on baking trays Cream puffs/Eclairs Dry streusel cake Biscuits/small cakes/pastries/rolls...
  • Page 33 Tips on Baking Baking results The cake is not Wrong oven level browned enough un- derneath The cake sinks (be- Oven temperature too high comes soggy, lumpy, Baking time too short streaky) Too much liquid in the mix- ture Cake is too dry Oven temperature too low Baking time too long Cake browns unevenly Oven temperature too high...
  • Page 34: Table For Bakes And Gratins

    Table for Bakes and Gratins Dish Pasta bake Lasagne Vegetables au gratin Baguettes topped with melted cheese Sweet bakes Fish bakes Stuffed vegetables 1) Pre-heat the oven Frozen Ready Meals Table Food to be cooked Frozen pizza Chips (300-600 g) Baguettes Fruit flans 1) Comments: Turn chips 2 or 3 times during cooking...
  • Page 35: Roasting

    Roasting Oven function: Conventional Insert the grease filter when roasting! Roasting dishes • Any heat-resistant ovenware is suitable to use for roasting (please read the manufacturer's instructions). • Large roasting joints can be roasted directly in the roasting tray or on the oven shelf with the roasting tray placed below it.
  • Page 36: Roasting Table

    Roasting table Type of meat Beef Pot roast Roast beef or fillet - rare - medium - well done Pork Shoulder, neck, ham joint Chop, spare rib Meat loaf Porkknuckle (pre- cooked) Veal Roast veal Knuckle of veal Lamb Leg of lamb, roast lamb Saddle of lamb Game...
  • Page 37 Type of meat Quantity Poultry 200-250g Poultry portions each 400-500g Half chicken each Chicken, poulard 1-1.5 kg Duck 1.5-2 kg Goose 3.5-5 kg 2.5-3.5 kg Turkey 4-6 kg Fish (steamed) Whole fish 1-1.5 kg 1) Pre-heat the oven Temper- Shelf Ovenfunction ature position...
  • Page 38: Grill Sizes

    Grill Sizes Oven function: Grill setting Important: Always grill with the oven door closed. The empty oven should always be pre-heated with the grill functions for 5 minutes. • For grilling, use both the oven shelf and the roasting tray together. •...
  • Page 39: Defrosting

    Defrosting Oven function: Defrost • Unwrap the food and place it on a plate on the oven shelf. • Do not cover with a plate or bowl, as these can substantially lengthen the defrosting time. • For defrosting, place the shelf in the 1st oven level from the bot- tom.
  • Page 40: Making Preserves

    Making Preserves Oven function: Bottom heat • For preserving, use only commercially available preserve jars of the same size. • Jars with twist-off or bayonet type lids and metal tins are not suitable. • When making preserves, the first shelf position from the bottom is the one most used.
  • Page 41 Preserves table The times and temperatures for making preserves are for guidance only. Preserve Soft fruit Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, ripe gooseberries Unripe gooseberries Stone fruit Pears, quinces, plums Vegetables Carrots Mushrooms Cucumbers Mixed pickles Kohlrabi, peas, asparagus Beans 1) Leave standing in oven when switched off Cooking time Temperature until simmering...
  • Page 42: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and Care Warning: For cleaning, the appliance must be switched off and cooled down. Warning: For safety reasons, do not clean the appliance with steam jet or high-pressure cleaning equipment. Attention: Do not use any scouring agents, sharp cleaning tools or scourers.
  • Page 43 Stubborn residues 1. Use a scraper to remove foods that have boiled over or stubborn splashes. 2. Place the scraper on the glass ceramic surface at an angle. 3. Remove residues by sliding the blade over the surface. You can get scrapers and glass ceramic cleaners from specialist shops. Special residues 1.
  • Page 44: Hob Frame

    Hob Frame Important! Do not put vinegar, lemon-juice or scale removers on the hob frame, otherwise dull spots will appear. 1. Wipe the frame with a damp cloth and a little washing up liquid. 2. Soften dried dirt with a wet cloth. Then wipe off and rub dry. Oven interior Clean the appliance after each use.
  • Page 45: Shelf Support Rails

    Shelf Support Rails The shelf support rails on the left and right hand sides of the oven can be removed for cleaning the side walls. Removing the shelf support rails First pull the front of the rail away from the oven wall (1) and then un- hitch at the back (2).
  • Page 46: Oven Lighting

    Oven Lighting Warning: There is a danger of electric shock! Prior to changing the oven light bulb: – Switch off the oven! – Remove the fuses in the fuse box or switch off the circuit breaker. Place a cloth on the oven floor to protect the oven light and glass cov- Replacing the oven light bulb/ cleaning the glass cover 1.
  • Page 47: Oven Ceiling

    Oven Ceiling The upper heating element can be folded down to make it easier to clean the oven ceiling. Folding down the heating ele- ment Warning: Only fold down the heat- ing element when the oven is switched off and there is no risk of being burnt! 1.
  • Page 48: Oven Door

    Oven Door The door of your appliance may be removed for cleaning. Removing the oven door 1. Open the oven door completely. 2. Completely fold back the clamp- ing levers on both door hinges. 3. Grip the oven door with both hands and close it about 3/4 going past the point of resistance.
  • Page 49: Oven Door Glass

    Oven door glass The oven door has two glass plates, set next to each other. The inner plate can be removed for cleaning. Caution: the following steps must be performed only with the oven door removed! If the glass is removed while the door is attached, the lighter weight may cause it to spring up and cause injury.
  • Page 50: Pan Drawer

    Pan drawer The pan drawer underneath the oven can be removed for easier cleaning. Removing / Replacing the pan drawer 1. Pull the pan drawer out of the cooker as far as possible. 2. Lift the pan drawer slightly, so that it can be lifted upwards at an angle out of the drawer guides.
  • Page 51: What To Do If

    What to do if … Fault The cooking zones are not functioning. The oven will not heat. The oven light will not come on. If you cannot remedy the fault using the measures described above, please contact your local dealer or our Customer Service. Caution: repairs to the appliance should only be carried out by special- ised repair technicians.
  • Page 52: Instruction On Setting Up

    Instruction on setting up Important! The new appliance may only be installed and connected by qualified personnel. Please observe this instruction, otherwise the warranty will not cover any damage that may occur. Setting up • In the units or furniture surrounding the appliance, veneers or plastic coatings must have been made up using heat-resistant bonding agents (100°C).
  • Page 53: Safety Information For The Installer

    RCD’s and contactors. • Avoid installing the appliance next to doors and under windows. Oth- erwise hot cookware may be knocked off the rings when doors and windows are opened. • The appliance must be connected to the electricity according to the connection schematic on the outside of the terminal cover.
  • Page 55: Service

    Service In the event of technical faults, please first check whether you can remedy the problem yourself with the help of the operating instruc- tions (section “What to do if…”). If you were not able to remedy the problem yourself, please contact the Customer Care Department or one of our service partners.
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