Frigidaire Drop-in Use & Care Manual

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Welcome .................................. 2
Features at a Glance ............. 6
Surface Cooking .................. 13
Oven Controls ................. 13-14
Care & Cleaning .............. 18-25
Oven Temperature ................ 25
........................................... 26-27
Warranty ................ Back Cover
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Electric R Electric R ange Electric R Electric R Electric R Drop-in / Slide-in Models ange ange ange ange Welcome ... 2 Important Safety Instructions .. Features at a Glance ... 6 Setting Surface Controls.. 7-12 Surface Cooking ... 13 Before Setting Oven Controls ...
  • Page 2: Welcome

    Printed in United States Welcome & Congratulations Congratulations on your purchase of a new appliance! At Electrolux Home Products, we are very proud of our product and are completely committed to providing you with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our number one priority.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the electrical power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency. • User Servicing—Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically recommended in the manuals.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions • DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS, AREAS NEAR THESE UNITS, OVEN HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTE- RIOR SURFACES OF THE OVEN OR WARMER DRAWER (if equipped). Both surface units and oven heating elements may be hot even though they are dark in color.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING YOUR RANGE • Clean the range regularly to keep all parts free of grease that could catch fire. Exhaust fan ventilation hoods and grease filters should be kept clean. Do not allow grease to accumulate.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    Element Element (Varies lights with models). (varies with models). Note: The features of your range will vary according to model. Features At A Glance Left rear control Electronic Oven and digital display Controls with (some models) Clock and Kitchen...
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Models with Coil Elements NOTE: All knobs shown in this owner's Guide are typical only. 1. Place the pan on the surface element. 2. Push in and turn the surface element control knob to desired setting. 3. The surface signal light will glow when one or more elements are turned on. Always turn the element off before removing the pan.
  • Page 8: Models With Ceramic Glass Cooktop

    Petit Grand Locations of the Radiant Surface Elements and Controls Your range is equipped with radiant surface elements with different wattage ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the element wattage increases. The radiant surface elements are located on the cooktop as follows: Model A (See Figure 1): - Two dual 5 or 7 inch radiant element at the right and left rear position;...
  • Page 9 Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the range when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wooden spoons could catch fire if placed too close to the surface elements.
  • Page 10 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (continued) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) (some models) Hot Surface Indicator Lights After using any of the radiant element positions the cooktop will become very hot. After turning any of these elements OFF, the cooktop will remain HOT for some time. The “Hot Surface” indicator light will glow whenever any of the element positions becomes HOT.
  • Page 11 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (continued) Operating the Dual Surface Radiant Element (Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop Only) Model A is equipped with Dual radiant surface elements at all positions (See Figure 8). Models B & C are equipped with a dual radiant surface element located at the right front (See Figures 9 &...
  • Page 12 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (continued) Operating the Bridge Surface Radiant Element (Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop Only) Model D (See Page 8) is equipped with a “BRIDGE” surface element located at the left front and middle (See Figure 6) positions.
  • Page 13: Surface Cooking

    Surface cooking Surface Cooking (Continued) Selecting Surface Cooking Cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Figure 1). Be sure to follow the recommendations for using cookware as shown in Figure 2.
  • Page 14: Setting Oven Controls

    This range has a fan that will turn “ON” and “OFF” by itself to keep the electronics cool. It may continue to run after the range has been turned “OFF”, but may also stop immediately and then turn “ON” after a while.
  • Page 15: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Warmer Drawer Control Arranging Warmer (Warm & Ready™) Drawer Rack Positions The rack can be used in 2 ways: • In the upright position to allow low profile food items to be placed both under and on top of the rack (for example, rolls or biscuits on top of the rack and a casserole dish underneath).
  • Page 16: Cooking Informations

    • Oven too hot. in the center. • Incorrect pan size. • Pan not centered in oven. Cakes not level. • Range not level. • Pan too close to oven wall or rack overcrowded. • Pan warped. Foods not done •...
  • Page 17 Broiling Broiling is a method of cooking tender cuts of meat by direct heat under the broil element of the oven. Preheating Preheating is suggested when searing rare steaks. (Remove the broiler pan before preheating. Foods will stick if placed on hot metal.) To preheat, set the oven control(s) to BROIL as instructed in the Electronic Oven Control Guide.
  • Page 18: Care & Cleaning

    Cleaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 19: Cleaning Chart

    Oven Racks Oven racks should be removed, or else their finish will dull and their color turn slightly blue. If they do go through the self-clean cycle, wait until the oven has cooled, then remove the oven racks and rub their sides with wax paper or a cloth containing a small amount of baby or salad oil;...
  • Page 20 2. Clean underneath using a clean cloth and hot, soapy water. 3. To lower the top, lift the top slightly and lower the rod. Lower the range top down into the When lowering the lift-up range top, grasp the sides with fingertips only. Be careful not to A rod swings up to support the pinch fingers.
  • Page 21 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your Ceramic glass cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended CERAMA BRYTE® Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface.
  • Page 22: Oven Cleaning

    Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (Continued) Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop: • Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as metal and some nylon pads. They may scratch the cooktop, making it more difficult to clean. •...
  • Page 23 The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning cycle of any range. Move birds to another well ventilated room. Before cleaning any part of the oven, be sure the electronic oven control is turned off or else push CANCEL pad.
  • Page 24: Changing Oven Light

    Keep pulling the bottom of the door toward you while rotating the top of the door toward the range to completely disengage the hinge levers (Figure 2). 4. To clean oven door, follow the instructions provided in the General Care & Cleaning table.
  • Page 25: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    2. Push the drawer back into the range. Storage Drawer (some models) Use the storage drawer for storing cooking utensils. The drawer can de removed to facilitate cleaning under the range. Use care when handling the drawer. Removing and Replacing Storage Drawer To remove the drawer: 1.
  • Page 26: Before You Call

    (1) Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack. Adjust leveling legs at base of range until the rack is level. When range is level, cooktop may appear out of alignment if countertop is not level. (2) Weak, unstable floor. Be sure floor is level and can adequately support range.
  • Page 27 Avoid Transportation Damage to your Range If you have to move your range into/out of your residence or when moving to a new home, it is suggested that you take the following precautions: 1. Screw in the levelling legs under the range.
  • Page 28: Warranty

    Your range is protected by this warranty In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products North America servicer.

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