Electrolux 30" Gas Range Use & Care Manual
Electrolux 30" Gas Range Use & Care Manual

Electrolux 30" Gas Range Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Care Guide Gas Range % EI_...
  • Page 2: Findinginformation

    Serial Number 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: _w.electroluxicon.com @2010 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Fin ing information TABLE OF CONTENTS Findinginformation ..........Care & Cleaning..........24-31 Makea Record for Futureuse........2 Usingthe Self-CleanFeature ........ 24 Questions?............... Startingthe OvenSelf-QeanCycle......25 GeneralCleaning ............ Safety..............Careand Cleaningof StainlessSteel..... 27 ImportantSafetyInstructions ........4 Cleaningthe BurnerGrates,Burner Capsand BurnerHeads......... 27 GettingStart............
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety MPORTANT SAFETY NSTRUCT ONS Thismanual containsimportantsafetysymbolsand instructions. P leasepayattention to these symbolsand follow all instructions given. • Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using the appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the appliance. Never allow children to play with packaging material.
  • Page 5 Safety • User ServicingmDo not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically recommended in the manuals. All other servicing should be done only by a qualified technician to reduce the risk of personal injury and damage to the range. •...
  • Page 6 Safety • When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot. • Use only dry potholders--Moist or damp potholders on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let potholders touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.
  • Page 7 Safety • Air curtain or other overhead range hoods, which operate by blowing a downward air flow on to a range, shall not be used in conjunction with gas ranges other than when the hood and range have been designed, tested and listed by an independent test laboratory for use in combination...
  • Page 8 Safety SELF CLEANING OVENS • in the self-Cleaning cycle only clean the parts listed in this Use and Care Guide. Before self cleaning the oven, remove the broiler pan and any utensils or foods from the oven. • Do not use oven cleaners--No commercial oven cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used in or around any part of the oven.
  • Page 9: Liquefiedpetroleum (Propane)Gasconversion

    Safety UQUEFIED PETROLEUM (PROPANE1 GAS CONVERSION [] [] [] II [] II II [] II [] II II II II II II II II [] [] II II This appliance can be used with Natural Gas and Propane Gas. It is shipped from the factory for use with natural gas.
  • Page 10: Rangefeatures

    an e Features 30" RANGE FEATURES Oven Light Switch Left Rear Burner Control Knob Left Front Burner Control Knob Oven Function Control Knob Oven Function Indicator Lights Oven Temperature Control Knob Right Front Burner Control Knob Right Rear Burner Control Knob Oven Vent Oven Door Latch Broil Burner...
  • Page 11: Surface Cooking

    urface Cookin FLAMES ZE For most cooking, start on the highest control setting and then turn to a lower one to complete the process. Use the chart below as a guide for determining proper flame size for various types of cooking. The size and type of utensil used and the amount of food being cooked will influence the setting needed for cooking.
  • Page 12: Placementof Burnerheadsand Caps

    Surface Cookin 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.
  • Page 13: Surfacecookingutensils

    urface Cookin UTENSILS SURFACE COOKING [] [] [] n [] [] n *GOOD POOR • Curved and warped pan bottoms. • Pan overhangs unit by more than o Flat bottom and straight sides. 2.5 cm (1"). • Tight fitting lids. •...
  • Page 14: Usingthe Wokstand

    TheWoEStandprovided w ithyourcooktop is designed t o allowround-bottomed woEs to beused.It is recommended t hatyou usea 14inchdiameter(35.5cm)or lessWok. It is recommended thatyouusetherightfrontPOWER burner withthewokstandforbest performance. If properly positioned, theWokStandwillnotslideoffthegrate. To Properly Position the Wok Stand: With the grate in position over the burner, set the Wok Stand on top of the grate positioning the notches in the Wok Stand over the cooktop grate fingers (See Figure 1).
  • Page 15: Usingthe Simmerplate

    urface Cookin US(NGTHE S(MMER 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 16: Settingsurfacecontrols

    Surface Cookin SETTINGSURFACECONTROLS 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 17: Getting Started

    Getting Starte BEFORESETTINGOVENCONTROLS Oven vent Oven Vent Location Removing and Replacing Oven The oven is vented through the back- Racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN guard. When the oven is on, warm air is RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL released through the vent. This venting (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE is necessary for proper air circulation in OVEN).
  • Page 18 Gettin Started BEFORE SETTINGOVEN CONTROLS (CONT'D} [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] Oven Rack Positions ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL (PRIOR TO OPERAT- ING THE OVEN) Always use oven mitts when the oven is hot.
  • Page 19: Setting The Ovencontrols

    Setting the oven controls CONTROL FEATURES READ THE iNSTRUCTiONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use &...
  • Page 20: Bakingproblems

    Setting the oven controls BAKINGPROBLEMS For best cooking results, pre-heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance. Baking Problems and Solutions Chart Causes Corrections Baking Problems...
  • Page 21: Convection Baking

    Setting the oven controls CONVECTION £AKmNG Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking on multiple racks is desired. The oven can be programmed for Convection baking at any temperature between 300°F and 550°F. Convection baking uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat evenly and ;ili continuously within the oven (See Figure 1).
  • Page 22: Broiling

    Settin the oven controls BRO UNG [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] n [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] n [] [] n Broiling i sa method of cookingtendercutsof meat by direct heat under the broil e lement oftheoven, Preheating For an optimum browning, preheat the broil burner for 2 to 5 minutes.
  • Page 23: Settingbroil

    rols Setting the oven con SETTING BROIL When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even 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 Grid without the insert.
  • Page 24: Care & Cleaning

    Cleanin Care USINGTHE SELF-CLEANFEATURE Adhere to the Following Cleaning Precautions: DO Hand • Allow the oven to cool before cleaning. Hand Clean • Wear rubber gloves when cleaning any exterior parts of Frame the oven manually. Gasket During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch.
  • Page 25: Startingthe Ovenself-Qeancycle

    Cleanin Care STARTING THE OVENSELF-CLEANCYCLE If you are planning to use the oven directly after a self-clean cycle remember to allow time for the oven to cool down and the oven door to unlock. This normally takes about one hour. So to self-clean for 3 hours will actually take about 4 hours to complete.
  • Page 26: Generalcleaning

    Cleanin Care GENERAL CLEANmNG Cleaning VariousParts of Yourappliance 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...
  • Page 27: Careand Cleaningof Stainlesssteel

    General Care Cleanin CARE AND CLEANmNG OF STAmNLESS STEEL Special care and cleaning are required for maintaining the appearance of stainless parts. Please refer to the table provided at the beginning of the General Care & Cleaning section in this Use & Care Manual. CLEANING BURNER GRATES, BURNER CAPS AND BURNER HEADS The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier.
  • Page 28: Capsand Burnerheads

    General Care Cleaning CLEANINGCOOKTO BURNERGRATES,BURNER CAPSAND BURNERHEADS Burner Caps Should you ever need to remove the burner caps for cleaning lift the burner cap off the burner head. Clean heavy soils with an absorbent cloth. Rinse with a clean, damp cloth and immediately thoroughly dry including the bottom and inside of the cap.
  • Page 29: Cooktopcleaningand Maintenance

    Care & Cleaning COOKTOPCLEANmNG A ND MAINTENANCE 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. Clean and buffwith a paper towel. This will make cleaning easier when soiled from cooking.
  • Page 30: Specialdoorcareinstructions

    Cleanin Care FOR THE CERAMIC CLEAN(NG RECOMMENDAT(ONS GLASS COOKTOP(CONT(NUED) 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. Permanent damage (such as pitting of the cooktop surface) may occur if not removed immediately.
  • Page 31: Toremoveand Replacethe Ovendoor

    Care & Cleaning TO REMOVEAND REPLACE OVEN DOOR Open the door to the fully opened position. 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. Grasp the door by the sides, pull the bottom of the door up and toward you to disen- gage the hinge supports.
  • Page 32: Solutions To Commonproblems

    Solutions to Common Problems SURFACE BURNERS DO NOT UGHT [] [] [] [] [] [] Surface Control knob has not been completely turned to LITE. Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to LITE until burner ignites and then turn control knob to desired flame size.
  • Page 33: Metalmarkson Ceramicglasscooktopsurface

    Solutions to Common Problems METALMARKSON CERAMICGLASS COOKTOP • 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. BROWNSTREAKSAND SPECKSON CERAMIC GLASSCOOKTOPSURFACE • Boilovers have cooked onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil. See instructions under General Care &...
  • Page 34: Entireovendoes Not Operate

    Solutions to Common Problems ENTIREOVEN 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 35: Self-Cleaning Cycledoes Notwork

    Solutions to Common Problems SELF-CLEANmNG 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 36: Warranty Information

    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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