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Electrolux E30DF74GPS Use And Care Manual

Electrolux 30" & 36" dual fuel ranges use and care guide
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Use & Care Guide
3 0 " & 3 6 " D u a l F u e l R a n g e s
318 203 954 (0704) Rev. A


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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide 3 0 ” & 3 6 ” D u a l F u e l R a n g e s 318 203 954 (0704) Rev. A...
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For online support and internet product information: ©2007 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA Serial Plate Location 30”...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Instructions ... 4 Getting Start ... 9 Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion ... 9 Range Features ... 10-11 30” Range Features ... 10 36” Range Features ... 11 Surface Cooking ... 12-17 Flame size ... 12 Proper Burner Adjustment ... 12 Burner Locations ...
  • Page 4: Safety

    This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage. WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your range, follow basic precaution including the following: WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING...
  • Page 5 - Stepping, leaning or sitting on the door of this range can result in serious injuries and may also cause damage to the range. Do not allow children to climb or play around the range. The weight of a child on an open door may cause the range to tip, resulting in serious burns or other injury.
  • Page 6 • Do not heat unopened food containers—Buildup of pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury. • Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be stored or discarded. IMPORTANT—Do not attempt to operate the oven during a power failure. If the power fails, always turn the oven off.
  • Page 7 • Use care when opening oven door or warmer drawer (if equipped)—Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace food in the oven/ warmer drawer.
  • Page 8 Safety 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 on hood or filter. Greasy deposits in the fan could catch fire.
  • Page 9: Getting Start

    LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM (PROPANE) GAS CONVERSION This appliance can be used with Natural Gas and Propane Gas. It is shipped from the factory for use with natural gas. A kit for converting to LP gas is supplied with your cooktop. The kit is marked “FOR LP/ PROPANE GAS CONVERSION”.
  • Page 10: Range Features

    Range Features 30” RANGE FEATURES 1. Oven Light Switch 2. Left Rear Burner Control Knob 3. Left Front Burner Control Knob 4. Oven Function Control Knob 5. Oven Function Indicator Lights 6. Oven Temperature Control Knob 7. Right Front Burner Control Knob 8.
  • Page 13: Surface Cooking

    PLACEMENT OF BURNER HEADS AND CAPS For the 18 000 BTU burner : Place the burner head over the gas orifice (Figure 1). Be careful not to damage the electrode while placing the burner head over the orifice. Make sure electrode fits correctly into slot in burner head. For all burners : Place a burner cap on each burner head (see Figure 2), matching the cap size to...
  • Page 15: Using The Wok Stand

    USING THE WOK STAND The Wok Stand provided with your cooktop is designed to allow round-bottomed woks to be used. It is recommended that you use a 14 inch diameter (35.5 cm) or less Wok. It is recommended that you use the right front POWER burner with the wok stand for best performance.
  • Page 16: Using The Simmer Plate

    Surface Cooking USING THE SIMMER PLATE The simmer plate (Figure 1) is intended to diffuse lower temperature of the burner to help cooking delicate aliment such as chocolate, milk, bechamel, etc... It can also be use for cooking sauce during long period. With the grate in position over the burner, set the simmer plate on top of the grate positioning the notches in the simmer plate over the grate fingers (See Figure 2) and then place the utensil on the simmer plate.
  • Page 17: Setting Surface Controls

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Your cooktop may be equipped with any combination of the following burners: Simmer Burner: best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc. Standard Burner: used for most all surface cooking needs. Large Burner: best used when bringing large quantities of liquid to temperature and when preparing larger quantities of food.
  • Page 18: Getting Started

    Oven Rack Replace Support Bracket (36” range: remove the screw located over the rack support on each side) pull up the support from the oven rack support brackets to disengage supports from the oven. If the rack supports are not removed, the self-clean cycle won’t start.
  • Page 19 Multiple Oven Racks Getting Started 30” 36” Rack Positions 8, 9 or 10 30” Range Oven Rack Positions 1 & 8 1, 6 & 10 3 & 6 1, 6 & 10 2 or 3 36” Range Oven Rack Positions Air Circulation in the Oven For best air circulation and baking results allow 2-4"...
  • Page 20 Convection Bake feature. GETTING STARTED When the unit is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the indicator lights will flash and the control will beep. To stop the lights from flashing, turn the selector control knob to BAKE and back to OFF.
  • Page 21: Setting The Oven Controls

    Oven too hot. 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 when • Oven too cool.
  • Page 22: Convection Baking

    Setting the oven controls CONVECTION BAKING Use the Convection Bake feature when fast cooking is desired. The oven can be programmed for Convection baking at any temperature between 170°F and 550°F. Convection baking uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat evenly and continuously within the oven (See Figure 1).
  • Page 23: Broiling

    Setting the oven controls BROILING Broiling is a method of cooking tender cuts of meat by direct heat under the broil element of the oven. Preheating For an optimum browning, preheat the broil element for 2 minutes. To Broil Broil one side until the food is browned; turn and cook on the second side. Season and serve.
  • Page 24: Setting Broil

    Setting the oven controls SETTING BROIL When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even Grid coverage. The broil pan and broil pan insert used together allow dripping grease to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the oven broiler. DO NOT use the broil pan without the insert.
  • Page 25: Care & Cleaning

    • Allow the oven to cool before cleaning. • Wear rubber gloves when cleaning any exterior parts of the oven manually. During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave a small children unattended near the range.
  • Page 26: Starting The Oven Self-Clean Cycle

    WARNING WARNING WARNING During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance; they may be burned if they touch the hot oven door surfaces.
  • Page 27: General Cleaning

    GENERAL CLEANING Cleaning Various Parts of Your appliance Before cleaning any part of the appliance, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the appliance is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANINGS WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANINGS LATER Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum (Trim Pieces)
  • Page 28: Cleaning Burner Grates/Caps/Heads

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANING THE BURNER GRATES, BURNER CAPS, BURNER HEADS, SIMMER PLATE AND GRIDDLE Surface Burner To Remove and Replace the Surface Burner Grate, Surface Burner Cap Grate and Surface Burner Head - Remove in the following order: (1st) Surface Surface Burner Grate, (2nd) Surface Burner Cap, (3rd) Surface Burner Head;...
  • Page 29: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    General Care & Cleaning COOKTOP CLEANING AND 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 Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface. A sample of that cleaning creme is supplied with your appliance and you will find it in store.
  • Page 30: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP (CONTINUED) CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you use scrub pad. Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: These types of soils need be removed immediately if spilled or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface.
  • Page 31: To Remove And Replace The Oven Door

    TO REMOVE AND REPLACE OVEN DOOR 1. Open the door to the fully opened position. 2. Pull up the lock located on each hinge support toward front of range. You may have to apply a little upward pressure on the lock to pull it up.
  • Page 32: Oven Light

    Care & Cleaning OVEN LIGHT An interior oven light will turn automatically when the oven door is opened. The oven light may be turned on when the door is closed by using the oven light switch located on the control panel. The lamp is covered with a glass shield.
  • Page 33: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems IMPOR IMPORT T T T T ANT IMPOR IMPOR IMPOR Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result of defective workmanship or material in your cooktop.
  • Page 34: Metal Marks On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    Solutions to Common Problems METAL MARKS ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE • Sliding or scraping of metal utensils on cooktop surface. Do not slide metal utensils on cooktop surface. Use a mildly abrasive cleanser to remove marks. BROWN STREAKS AND SPECKS ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE •...
  • Page 35: Entire Oven Does Not Operate

    Solutions to Common Problems ENTIRE OVEN DOES NOT OPERATE • When the unit is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the indicator lights will flash and the control will beep. To stop the lights from flashing, turn the selector control knob to BAKE and back to OFF.
  • Page 36: Self-Cleaning Cycle Does Not Work

    Solutions to Common Problems SELF-CLEANING CYCLE DOES NOT WORK • Make sure the oven door is closed. • Make sure the two oven rack ladders are removed from the oven. • Controls not set properly. Follow instructions. • Self-cleaning cycle was interrupted. Start a clean again, wait 20 seconds for the Lock light to stop flashing, turn off the clean and wait again 20 seconds for the light to turn off.
  • Page 37: Warranty Information

    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. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp.

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