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Frigidaire FFEF3018LQA Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire FFEF3018LQA Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-83...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Setting broil ............Adjusting oven temperature ........Setting oven lockout feature ........Product Registration Operating oven light ..........Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability Self-Cleaning ............ 19-20 to serve you. You can register online at Care &Cleaning ..........21-24...
  • Page 3: 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 = Do not use water or flour on grease fires= smother the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, = Storage in or on appliance--flammable materials a dry chemical or foam=type extinguisher. should not be stored in an oven, warmer drawer, near surface units or in the storage = When heating fat or grease, watch it closely.
  • Page 5 SELF-CLEANING OVENS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS USING • Clean in the self=cleaning cycle only the parts YOUR COOKTOP listed in this Use &Care Manual. Before self-cleaning • Know which knob controls each surface heating the oven, remove the broiler pan and any utensils or unit.Place a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, foods from the oven.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    hot © surface ,..o.© ° )) T he features shown for your appliance may vary according to model type & color. Your electric range features include' Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Interior oven light switch (some models). Left front single (some models) or dual (some models) radiant element control.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Oven vent location Types of oven racks The oven vent is located under the left side of the Your range may be equipped with one or more of the oven control panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm rack styles shown.
  • Page 8: Before Setting Surface Controls

    About the ceramic glass cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located element ON indicator light below the surface of the glass. The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath. Be sure to match the pan size with the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop and only Lo _ flat-bottomed...
  • Page 9: Cookware Material Types

    Types of cooktop elements Using proper cookware The ceramic glass cooktop has radiant surface elements The size and type of cookware used will influence the located below the surface of the glass. The patterns on the setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow ceramic glass will outline the size and type of element the recommendations for using proper cookware as...
  • Page 10: Setting Surface Controls

    Single radiant surface elements (all models) To operate the single radiant element: Place correctly sized cookware on single radiant surface element. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either £ direction (Fig. 2) to the desired setting (Refer to the Suggested radiant surface element settings table Fig.
  • Page 11: Setting Dual Radiant Surface Elements

    Dual radiant surface elements (some models) Symbols on the backguard are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat. The o symbol indicates the inner coil only, The _ symbol indicates both inner and outer coils will heat. To operate a dual radiant element: Place correctly sized cookware on dual radiant surface...
  • Page 12: Home Canning

    Home Canning Be sure to read and observe all the following points when home canning with your appliance. Check with the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) website and be sure to read all the information they have available as well Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled as follow their recommendations for home canning after they have been turned off.
  • Page 13: Oven Controls Functions

    READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad features and functions of the oven as described below. Feature indicator Bake time pad-- Up and down arrow pads-- Use with the lights-- These to enter the length of...
  • Page 14: Setting Silent Control Feature

    Setting a silent control panel When choosing a function, a tone will be heard each time a keypad is pressed. If desired, the control can be programmed for silent operation. The indicator light located above the timer on=off pad will glow while the minute timer is active. To blockthe controls from sounding when any keypad is pressed in the future, press and hold start time keypad for...
  • Page 15: Setting Bake

    Setting bake Setting bake time The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature The bake time pad sets the amount of time needed for from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). The factory preset baking. The oven will turn on immediately and stop automatic bake temperature is 350°F (177°C).
  • Page 16: Setting Bake Time And Start Time

    Setting bake time start time The bake time and start time pads may be used to set the length of baking time and to delay the starting time (delayed timed bake). The oven will turn on at a later time and stop automatically after the set bake time ends.
  • Page 17: Setting Broil

    Setting broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct Insert exposure to radiant heat for optimum browning results. When broiling always remember to arrange the oven racks while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the broil settings table (See Figs. 1 & 3). To set Broil Arrange the oven rack while oven is still cool.
  • Page 18: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    Adjusting the oven temperature Setting oven lockout The control can be programmed to lock the oven door and Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to lockout the oven control pads. ensure an accurate baking temperature. For the first few uses, follow your recipe times and temperature To set the oven lockout feature...
  • Page 19: Self-Cleaning

    Self=Cleaning A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range (well above normal cooking temperatures) which eliminate can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small soils completely or reduces them to a fine powdered ash children unattended near the appliance.
  • Page 20 Setting a self-clean cycle or a delayed start self-clean cycle When the self-clean cycle has completed: The time of day will appear in the display window and the "Clean" and "LOCK" light will continue to glow. Once the oven has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and To start a self-clean cycle immediately without a delay, the "LOCK"...
  • Page 21: Care &Cleaning

    Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation * Control knobs Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. ,,, Painted body parts For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more ,,, Painted decorativetrim difficult soils and buflt-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto * Aluminum, plasticorvinyltrim...
  • Page 22: Cooktop Maintenance & Cleaning

    Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are maintaining your ceramicglasscooktop, turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply some of For light to moderate soil: the glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner supplied with your new Apply a few drops of glass=ceramic cooktop cleaner directly...
  • Page 23: Cautions For Aluminum Use

    Cooktop cleaning (cont'd) 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 to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you damage (such as pitting of the cooktop surface) may occur use an abrasive type cleaning pad.
  • Page 24: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down. To remove oven door: Open oven door completely (horizontal with floor- See Fig. 1). 2.
  • Page 25: Before You Call Solutions To Common Problems

    ...._ ..... Problem Solution Poor baking results, - Many factors affect baking results. Hake sure the proper oven rack position is used. Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate, Allow the oven to preheat to the set temperature before placing food in the oven.
  • Page 26 Problem Solution Soil not completely removed after self- o Failure to clean bottom, front top of oven, frame of oven or door area cleaning cycle, outside oven seal. These areas are not in the self-cleaning area, but get hot enough to burn on residue. Clean these areas before the self-cleaning cycle is started.
  • Page 27: Appliance Warranty

    Yourapplianceis coveredby a oneyear limitedwarranty.Foroneyearfromyour originaldate of purchase, E lectrolux will payall costsfor repairingor replacinganypartsof this appliancethat prove to bedefectivein materialsor workmanship whensuchapplianceis installed,usedandmaintained in accordance w ith the providedinstructions. Exclusions This warranty does not cover the following: Products with original serial numbers that have been removed, altered or cannotbe readily determined. Product that has been transferred from its original owner to another party or removed outside the USAor Canada.

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