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Electrolux E36GF76HPS3 Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 U se _ Ca re Gu i d e 36" Gas Ralsgc 31:_203 g_5 {1001} _,...
  • Page 2: Makea Recordfor Futureuse

    For toll-free telephone support in the US. and Canada: 1 =877=4ELECTROLUX (1 =877=435=3287) For online support and internet product information: @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

    Finq ing Information TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information ..........2-3 Care& Cleaning..........25-32 Makea Recordfor Futureuse........2 Usingthe Self-clean Feature ........ 25 Questions?............... Startingthe OvenSelf-CleanCycle......2 6 GeneralCleaning............ 27 Safety..............4-10 Cleaningthe BurnerGrates,BurnerCaps,Burner ImportantSafetyInstructions ........4 Heads,Simmer Plateand Griddle......2 8 GroundingInstructions ...........
  • Page 4 afety IMPORTANT 8AF Y INSTRUCTIONS This manualcontainsimportantsafety symbolsand instructions. P leasepay attention to these symbols and follow all instructionsgiven. A WARNING This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage. A CAUTION This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
  • Page 5: Safety 5

    Safety 5 • 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 afety • Wear proper apparel--Loose-fitting or hanging garments should never be worn while using the appliance. Do not let clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces. • Do not use water or flour on grease fires--Smother the fire v_th a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry chemical or foam=type extinguisher.
  • Page 7 Safety 7 • Utensil handles should be turned invcard and not extend over adjacent surface burners--To reduce tile risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil. The handle of the utensil should be positioned so that it is turned inward, and does not extend over adjacent surface burners.
  • Page 8 afety • Do not use the broiler pan without its insert. The broiler pan and its insert allow dripping fat to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the broiler. Do not cover the broiler insert 'with aluminum foil.
  • Page 9: Groundinginstructions

    Safety 9 GROUNDING INSTRUCTmONS [] m [] l [] i [] i [] I [] [] For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an electrical outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded.
  • Page 10 an e Features 36" NGE FEATURES !11 [] Oven Light Switch Left Front Burner Control Knob Left Rear Burner Control Knob Center Front Burner Control Knob Oven Function Control Knob Oven Function Indicator Lights Oven Temperature Control Knob Center Rear Burner Control Knob Right Front Burner Control Knob Right Rear Burner Control Knob Oven Vent...
  • Page 11: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cookin FLAME SIZE Formost 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 wilt influence the setting needed for cooking.
  • Page 12: Placementof Burnerheadsand Caps

    urface Cookin PLACEMENTOF BURNERHEADSAND 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. M ake sure electrode fits correctly into slot in burner head.
  • Page 13: Surfacecooking Utensils

    Surface Cookin SURFACECOOKINGUTENSELS *GOOD POOR . Curved and warped pan bottoms. * Flat bottom and straight sides. * Pan overhangs unit by more than 2.5 cm (1"). * Tight fitting lids. * Weight of handle does not tilt pan. Pan is well balanced. Pans should have flat bottoms.
  • Page 14: Usingthe Wokstand

    urface Cookin USINGTHE 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 15: Usingthe Simmerplate

    Surface Cookin USINGTHE SIMMER PLATE [] [] [] [] [] I [] I [] [] [] I [] I [] i 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.
  • Page 16: Settingsurfacecontrols

    urface Cool{in 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: Gettingstarted

    Getting Started BEFORESETTINGOVENCONTROLS Oven Vent Location Oven vent Removing and Replacing Oven Racks The oven is vented in the backguard ALWAYS ARRANGE 0 VEN When the oven is on, warm air is re- RACKS WHEN THE OVEN tS COOL leased through the vent. This venting is (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE 0 VEN).
  • Page 18 Gettin Started BEFORESETTINGOVENCONTROLS(CONT'D) Oven Rack Positions Rack ALWAYS ARRANGE 0 VEN RACKS WHEN THE 0 VEN positions IS COOL (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN) Always use oven mitts when the oven is hot. Always use potholdersor oven mitts when adjusting the oven racks.
  • Page 19 Settin the oven contro CONTROLFEATURES READTHE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLYBEFOREUSINGTHE OVEN. Forsatisfactoryuseof your oven, becomefamiliarwith the variousfeaturesandfunctionsof the ovenas describedbelow. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use & CareGuide. SELECTOR CONTROL KNOB- Use to select the Bake, Convection Bake, Convection Roast, Broil or Clean OVEN TEMPERATURE CONTROL...
  • Page 20: Setting The Oven Controls

    ettin the oven controls BAKING PROBLEMS 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 Baking Problems I Corrections...
  • Page 21: Baking

    Settin the oven contro CONVECTION BAKING 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°E Convection baking uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat evenly and continuously within the oven (See Figure 1).
  • Page 22: Broiling

    Settin the oven contro 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 23: Settingbroil

    Setting the oven contro SETTINGBROIL 111 [] [] [] When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage. Grid 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 24: Usingthe Self-Cleanfeature

    Care & Cleanin USINGTHE SELF-CLEANFEATURE Adhereto the FollowingCleaning Precau- DO NOT tions: Hand DO Hand - Allow the oven to cool before cleaning. Clean Clean • Wear rubber gloves when cleaning any exterior parts of the Door Frame oven manually. Gasket During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch.
  • Page 25: Startingthe Ovenself-Cleancycle

    Care & Cleanin STARTINGTHE OVENSELF-CLEANCYCLE If you are planning to use the oven directly after a self-clean cycle remember to allow time for the oven to coot down and the oven door to unlock This normally takes about one hour. So to self-clean for 3 hours welt actually take about 4 hours to complete.
  • Page 26 Care & Cleanin GENE L CLEANING Cleaning Various Parts of Yourappliance Before cleaning any part of the appliance, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the appli- ance is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANINGS WILL REDUCE...
  • Page 27: Careand Cleaningof Stainlesssteel

    General Care & Cleanin CAREAND CLEANINGOF STAINLESSSTEEL 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. CLEANINGBURNERG_TES, BURNERCAPSAND BURNERHEADS _CAUTJON...
  • Page 28 General Care Cieanin CLEANING BURNER G TES, BURNER CAPS AND BURNER HEADS 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 Care & Cleanin COOKTOPCLEANINGAND MA)NTENANCE Consistentand proper cleaningis essential to maintainingyour 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& Cleaning

    Care & Cleanin CLEANING RECOM ENDATIONS FOR THE CE MIC GLASS COOKTOP {CONTINUED) [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] i [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] Damageto the ceramicglass cooktopmay occurif you use scrubpad. 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: Toremoveand Replacetheoven Door

    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: Ovenlight

    Care & Cleaning OVEN LIGHT Im [] 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.
  • Page 33: Solutions To Common Probtems

    olutions to Common Problems 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. SURFACE BURNERS DONOTLIGHT •...
  • Page 34: Surface

    olutions to Common Pro BROWNSTREAKSAND SPECKSON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOPSURFACE . Boitovers have cooked onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil. See instructions under General Care & Cleaning. , Cleaning materials not recommended for ceramic-glass cooktop have been used. Use recommended cleaners and cleaning method.
  • Page 35: Fan Noiseduringcookingoperation

    olutions to Common Pro lems 35 OVEN UGHT DOES NOT WORK • Burned-out or loose bulb. Follow the instructions under Changing Oven Light to replace or tighten the bulb. FAN NOISE DURINGCOOKINGOPERATION . A cooling fan may automatically turn on and off to cool internal parts. This is normal, and the fan may continue to run even after oven is turned off.
  • Page 36: Notes

    Products North America or its authorized servicers; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux Home Products parts; obtained from persons other than such servicers; or external causes such as abuse, misuse, inadequate power supply or acts of God. 4. Products with original serial numbers that have been removed or altered and cannot be readily determined.