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Frigidaire FPEF3081MF Use And Care Manual

Complete owner's guide (english)
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Important Safety Instructions ........................... 3-5
Features at a Glance ......................................... 6
Before Setting Oven Controls ........................... 7-9
Before Setting Surface Controls .................... 10-12
Setting Surface Controls ............................... 13-16 USA 1-800-944-9044
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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Canada 1-800-265-8352
Setting Oven Controls .................................. 19-32
Keep Warm Drawer ..................................... 33-34
Self-cleaning ............................................... 35-37
Care & Cleaning .......................................... 38-41
Before You Call ............................................ 42-46
Major Appliance Warranty .................... back cover



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Before Setting Surface Controls ....10-12 Care & Cleaning .......... 38-41 Setting Surface Controls ....... 13-16 Before You Call ..........42-46 Oven Control Functions (PT1000 WD) ....18 Major Appliance Warranty ....back cover USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2 Powerplus preheat ........... 21 Bake ..............22 Product Registration Bake time ............... 22 Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability Delay start .............. 23 to serve you. You can register online at Convect bake ............24 or by dropping your Product Convect roast ............
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Do not attempt to install or operate your appliance until you Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and have read the safety precautions in this manual. Safety an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in or CAUTION statement based on the risk type.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING IMPORTANT • Storage in or on appliance — to avoid a fire hazard, Do not attempt to operate the range during a flammable materials should not be stored in an power failure. If the power fails, always turn off the oven, near surface units or in the storage drawer, range.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SELF-CLEANING OVENS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOKTOP WARNING • Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. Place a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, • Do not touch the oven during the self-clean cycle. and turn the unit off before removing the pan.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    29. Broil pan insert (some models). 30. Broil pan (some models). Note: The features shown for your appliance may vary according to model type & color. Be sure to visit us online at for a complete line of accessories.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Oven rack stop The oven vent is located under the left side of the Most oven racks slide on rack guides provided along the control panel (Fig. 1). When the oven is heating, warm oven cavity sides.
  • Page 8: Air Circulation In The Oven

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Types of oven racks flat oven rack Your range may be equipped with one or more of the (some models) following oven rack types listed below: The flat oven rack (some models) may be used for most cooking needs and may be placed in most rack positions.
  • Page 9: Effortless™ Oven Rack System And Assembly

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Effortless™ Oven Rack system (some models) IMPORTANT Some models are equipped with a special oven rack system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the Only the Effortless™ Oven Rack system should be interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food used in oven rack position 2.
  • Page 10: Before Setting Surface Controls

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Cookware material types for the cooktop The cookware material determines how evenly and quickly heat is transferred from the surface element to the pan bottom. The most popular materials available are: Aluminum - Excellent heat conductor. Some types of food will cause it to darken (Anodized aluminum cookware resists staining &...
  • Page 11: About The Ceramic Glass Cooktop

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS About the ceramic glass cooktop Located under the surface of the glass ceramic cooktop are radiant surface elements. The design patterns on the keep single cooktop outlines the size of the heating area for each single warm element surface element.
  • Page 12: Cooktop Display Windows

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Cooktop display windows Located on the backguard are digital displays for each of the heating positions located on the cooktop. Surface element power levels can easily be controlled and monitored using these displays in combination with the corresponding control keypads.
  • Page 13: Setting Surface Controls

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Suggested surface element settings To operate the single surface elements: The suggested surface element settings listed below are based when cooking with medium-weight aluminum pans Step Press with lids. Settings may vary when using other types of pans. 1.
  • Page 14: Bridge Element

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Bridge element The Space Wise® bridge element allows the user to set the left front cooking element alone or together with the middle element, and if desired add the left rear element into a single long combined cooking zone. To operate the bridge surface element: Fig.
  • Page 15: Triple Element

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Triple element The cooktop is featured with an expandable triple radiant surface element located at the right front cooktop position. This element may be set to operate for 3 different sizes. To operate the triple surface element: Step Press 1.
  • Page 16: Keep Warm Zone

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Keep warm zone Keep warm zone indicator light The purpose of the keep warm zone To operate keep warm zone: is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperature. These include foods like; Step Press vegetables, gravies, casseroles, soups, 1.
  • Page 17: Home Canning

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Home canning Be sure to read and observe all the following points when CAUTION home canning using your appliance. • Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled IMPORTANT after they have been turned off. The glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass NEVER place or straddle a cooking utensil over 2 different surface is touched before it has cooled sufficiently.
  • Page 18: Oven Control Functions (Pt1000 Wd)

    OVEN CONTROL FUNCTIONS READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below. bake time — broil — convect — Use pizza — Use slow cook delay start —...
  • Page 19: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting the clock When the appliance is powered up for the first time or when the electric supply to the appliance has been interrupted, the display will flash "12:00" (Fig. 1). Fig. 2 Fig. 3 NOTE Fig. 1 Changing between the 6-Hour Energy Saving or To set the clock for 1:30: continuous bake mode will not change how the cooktop...
  • Page 20: Changing Oven Temperature Display Mode

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Changing oven temperature display mode The oven control is preset to display the oven temperature with Fahrenheit values. The control may be changed to display either Fahrenheit or Celsius temperatures. To change the temperature display mode: Fig. 2 Fig.
  • Page 21: Timer

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Timer Powerplus preheat The timer helps keep track of cooking times without Use this feature to quickly preheat the oven. For best interferring with the cooking process. The timer may be set results use when baking with a single rack only. A for 1 minute up to 11 hours and 59 minutes.
  • Page 22: Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Bake Bake time Use the bake feature to prepare most food items when the A bake time setting may be added to most oven baking recipe calls for normal baking. A reminder tone will sound features. Use the bake time setting to start the oven once the oven finishes preheating.
  • Page 23: Delay Start

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Delay start When the set bake time runs out: Use this keypad to add delay start time instructions for most timed cooking features or with the self-clean feature. 1. "End" will appear in the display window and the oven will shut-off automatically (See Fig.
  • Page 24: Convect Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Convect Benefits of the convection features — Foods cook more evenly — Multiple rack baking — No special pans or bakeware needed The convect feature uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly around the oven. This improved heat distribution allows for fast, even cooking and browning results.
  • Page 25: Convect Broil (Some Models)

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Convect broil (some models) Convect convert Use the convect broil feature to cook thicker cuts of meats The convect convert feature allows you to convert any that require direct exposure to radiant heat and the convect baking recipe for the convect feature. The control uses the fan for optimum browing results.
  • Page 26: Broil

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct exposure to radiant heat for optimum browning results. When broiling, always remember to arrange the oven racks while the oven is still cool. To set broil: Step Press 1.
  • Page 27: Slow Cook

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Slow cook The slow cook feature may be used to cook foods more To set slow cook: slowly and at lower oven temperatures. Slow cook provides Step Press cooking results much the same way as a crock-pot or slow 1.
  • Page 28: Setting Pizza Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting pizza feature For your convenience the pizza feature provides 2 different To set oven for keep warm: settings. You may use the pizza feature whether starting Step Press with fresh or frozen pizza. 1. Press keep warm. To set the pizza feature: 2.
  • Page 29: Setting My Favorite

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting my favorite The my favorite keypad may be used to store and recall a favorite recipe setting. This feature will only store or recall one favorite recipe at a time. My favorite feature may be used with bake, cook time, Fig.1 preheat, convect bake &...
  • Page 30: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Adjusting the oven temperature Restoring to factory default settings When new, your appliance was set with a few Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to ensure an accurate baking temperature. For the first few predetermined oven control settings. Over time, the user may make changes to these default settings.
  • Page 31: Setting The Sabbath Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting the Sabbath feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) For further assistance, guidelines for proper To program the oven for 350°F bake and activate usage and a complete list of models with the the Sabbath feature: Sabbath feature, please vist the web at Step Press...
  • Page 32: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting the Sabbath feature (cont’d) To turn off the oven but keep the Sabbath feature NOTES active: • If a delay start time longer than 12 hours (maximum of Press cancel. 24 hours) is desired, set the display mode for the 24 hour setting.
  • Page 33: Keep Warm Drawer

    KEEP WARM DRAWER Keep warm drawer (some models) The purpose of the keep warm drawer is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperatures It is not recommended to heat cold food in the keep warm drawer; always start with hot food. The keep warm drawer may also be used to warm dinner plates.
  • Page 34: Keep Warm Drawer

    KEEP WARM DRAWER Keep warm drawer (some models) Keep warm drawer recommended settings Operating keep warm drawer The electronic control located on the left side of the control Recommended keep warm drawer food settings are shown panel is used to turn ON and set temperature settings for in Fig.
  • Page 35: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Preparing for self-clean Read before starting self-clean A self-cleaning oven cleans itself using high temperatures IMPORTANT that are well above normal cooking temperatures. The self- clean feature, if used properly, will eliminate soils from the • Remove all items from the oven and cooktop, oven completely or reduce them to a fine powdered ash.
  • Page 36 SELF-CLEANING Read before starting self-clean (cont’d) IMPORTANT CAUTION • It is normal for odors to occur during self-clean, To avoid possible burns use caution when opening the especially during the first self-clean cycle. It is oven door when the self-clean cycle is finished. The recommend to ventilate the kitchen.
  • Page 37: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Setting a delay start self-clean cycle If it becomes necessary to cancel self-clean: Example: To program a self-cleaning cycle with a delay start time of 9:00 o’clock: 1. Press keypad. Step Press 2. If the self-clean cycle has heated the oven to a high 1.
  • Page 38: Care & Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils • Control knobs (some models) and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on •...
  • Page 39: Cooktop Maintenance And Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning IMPORTANT CAUTION Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop. turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. For light to moderate soil: Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply some of the glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner supplied with your new Apply a few drops of glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner directly...
  • Page 40: Replacing The Oven Light

    CARE & CLEANING Cooktop cleaning (cont’d) Aluminum foil and oven liners (cont’d) Do not use oven bottom liners or use aluminum foil to cover WARNING the oven bottom or any oven racks. Using a liner in the oven DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. restricts the heat and The fumes can be hazardous to your health and can air flow needed to...
  • Page 41: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    CARE & CLEANING Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door CAUTION Oven door hinge • To avoid possible injury when removing or replacing the locations oven door, follow the instructions below carefully and with oven door always hold the oven door with both hands positioned fully open.
  • Page 42: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Possible Causes Solutions Display flashes time. Power interruption. Press cancel then set the correct time of day. Oven control displays The oven control has detected Press cancel to clear the display & stop beeping. Try bake or broil F __ (followed with a fault or error condition.
  • Page 43 BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven portion of Incorrect oven control setting. Be sure the oven control was set correctly for the requested appliance does not feature. See Setting Oven Controls section and review operate.
  • Page 44 BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Possible Causes Solutions bake or self-clean The time of day is incorrect. Set clock with correct time of day before adding a delay start did not start at the setting. See "Setting the clock" in Setting Oven Controls time expected.
  • Page 45 BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven smokes Oven door was closed. Be sure oven door is open when broiling. excessively when Meat too close to upper Reposition oven rack lower to provide proper clearance between broiling.
  • Page 46 BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Possible Causes Solutions Coarse particles such as salt Be sure cooktop surface and bottom of cooking utensils are clean Scratches or or sand between cookware before usage. Small scratches on cooktop do not affect cooking abrasions on cooktop and cooktop surface.
  • Page 47 NOTES...
  • Page 48: Major Appliance Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of This page is left blank intentionally purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.

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