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Frigidaire GLGF388ABB Use & Care Manual

Es400 controls, self-cleaning oven with sealed sufrace burners convection bake & roast
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ES400 Controls, Self-Cleaning
with Sealed Surface Burners
Convection Bake &Roast
Welcome .......................
Important Safety Instructions.. 3-5
Features at a Glance ........
Setting Surface Controls .. 8-10 _1
Surface Cooking .............
10 _i
Before Setting Oven Controls
Settlng Warmer Drawer Controls ....
Control Pad Features ..........
Settint,l Oven Controls .... 14-24
Self-Cleaning ..............
Adjusting Your
Oven Temperature ...........
Care & Cleaning ..........
29-31 r_
Before You Call
Solutlons to
Common Problems ...............
Convectlon Cooklng Tables ...........
Warranty ............
Back Cover
Vi$ff the Frigidaire
Web Site at:
P/N 316257504 (0108)



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  • Page 1 Oven Temperature ... Care & Cleaning ..29-31 r_ Before You Call Solutlons to 32-33 Common Problems ....Convectlon Cooklng Tables ... Vi$ff the Frigidaire Web Site at: Warranty .... Back Cover READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS P/N 316257504 (0108)
  • Page 2 Congratulat=ons on your purchase of a new range! At Electrolux Home Products, we are very proud of our product and are completely committed to providing you Questions? with the best service possible.Your satisfaction is our number one priority. 1-800-944-9044 We know you'll enjoy your new range and ThankYou for choosing our product. We hope you consider us for future purchases.
  • Page 3 Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. _tVAV-_t:t_ll_[cll T his symbol wi!l help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage. This symbol will help...
  • Page 4 • Protective Liners--Do not use aluminum foil to line surface • Do Not Leave Children Alone--Children should not be left burner pans, or oven bottom, except as suggested in this alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use. manual.
  • Page 5 Grounding type GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS wall receptacle (electric ignition models only) Do not, under any Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. Do not circumstance, cut, use an adapter plug, an extension cord, or remove grounding remove, or bypass prong from electrical power cord.
  • Page 6 ManualOven Electzonic Oven Control Your Gas Range UghtSwitch with Clockand tOtchenTimer "Ultrasoff' Style Features (somemodels) (colorwillvaryby model) Control Panel At a Glance Convection Roasting .................... Easy to Clean Rack .._S_ladcooktop Burner Surface Bumer Automatic OvenDoor Door Latch Intsdor OvenInterior Ught (1)Broil Pan and Convection Bake (1) Broil Pan Insert...
  • Page 7 ManualOven WarmerDrawer Electronic Oven Control Brushed Aluminum Your Gas Range LightSwitch Controland with Clock and Kitchen "Rmer "Uitraso|t" Style Features (somemodels) Indicator Light (color will vary by model) Con_ol Panel At a Glance (Stainless Steel models only) Easy to Clean Convection Roasting Sealed Burner Rack...
  • Page 8 Sizes of the Surface Gas Burners (1) Center Grate (4) Surface Burner Grates "POWER" BurnerHead Burner Cap ,_<-_ Left Rear Small Odflce Holder Standard --_ BurnerHead (9,500 BTU) ExtraLarge _)<--"SIMMER" Left Front Burner Ca'_,.,.,_ Burner Head (5,000 B'R.J) "POWER PLUS ..
  • Page 9 Control Locations of the Gas Surface Burners Your range is equipped with gas surface burners with 4 different BTU ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. The smaller SIMMER burner is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc.
  • Page 10 Setting Proper Surface Burner Flame Size For most cooking - start on the highest control setting and then turn to a lower one to complete the process. Use the recommendations 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.
  • Page 11 Arranging the Oven Racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use oven mitts when the oven is hot. Oven Vent Location Removing and Replacing Oven Arranging Oven Racks Racks The oven vent is located below the To bake on a single rack, place the To remove, pull the rack forward until rack in position 4.
  • Page 12 Arranging Warming Drawer Rack Positions The rack can be used in 2 ways: • In the upright position to allow low profile food items to be placed both under and on top of the rack (for example, rolls or biscuits on top of the rack and a casserole dish underneath). •...
  • Page 13 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 & Care Manual. CONVECTION CONVECTION OVEN LIGHT--...
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  • Page 15 Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving The KITCHEN TIMER _ and CLEAN ) pads control the Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving features. The oven control has a factory preset built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the oven control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes.
  • Page 16 Setting Oven Lockout Feature The _ pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door and prevents the warmer drawer and ESEC Control from being turned on. It does not disable the clock, Kitchen Timer, Warmer Zone or the interior oven lights.
  • Page 17 iii_}i_i_i_!i_il ¸_i_Ji_i ¸!i_!i_i ¸_i_!i_il ¸!i_!i_il ¸!i_!i_il ¸!i_!i_il ¸!i_!i_il ¸!i _i_i!_i!i!_i_!i!i_!i!_i!i!_i_!i!i_!i!_i!i!_i_!i!i_!i!_i!i!_i_!i!i_!i!_i!i!_i_!i!_!i_!i_ii_i_1_1_1_1_1_1_1_1_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_ Setting Silent Control Operation The STOP TIME @_ and CLEAN !1_ pads control the Silent Control operation feature. The Silent Control operation feature allows the oven control to be operated without sounds or beeps whenever necessary. If desired the control can be programmed for silent operation and later returned to operating with all the normal sounds and beeps.
  • Page 18 Setting Preheat The PREHEAT ) pad controls the Preheat feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to temperature and then indicate when to place the food in the oven. Use this feature when recipes call for preheating. Preheating is not necessary when roasting or cooking casseroles.
  • Page 19 ..Setting Bake The BAKE pad controls normal baking. If preheating is necessary, refer to the Preheat Feature for instructions. The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (The sample shown below is for 350°F). INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 20 SettingTimed Bake The BAKE O and COOK TIME @ pads control the Timed Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Timed Baked feature will turn the oven off at the time you select in advance. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY To program the oven to begin baking immediately and to shut off automatically: (example below to...
  • Page 21 Setting DelayedTime Bake The BAKE ( COOK TIME @ and STOP TIME @ pads control the Delayed Time Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Delayed Time Bake will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 22 Setting Broil (for Gas Ranges) - The ) pad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven burner broiler for even coverage. The Broil feature is preset to start broiling at 550°F however, the Broil feature temperature may be set between 400°F and 550°F. 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.
  • Page 23 Setting Convection Roast The CONV ROAST pad feature is used when cooking with meat. This pad has been designed to give optimum cook performance for roasting meats. The CONVECTION ROAST pad combines a cook cycle with the convection fan and element to roast meats and poultry. Preheating is not necessary for meats and poultry.
  • Page 24 Setting Convection Bake Benefits of Convection Bake: The CONV BAKE pad controls --Some foods cook up to 30% faster, the Convection Bake feature. Use saving time and energy. the Convection Bake feature when --Multiple rack baking. cooking speed is desired. The oven --No special pans or bakeware can be programmed for Convection needed.
  • Page 25 Self-Cleaning Preparing for the Self-Clean Cycle: A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures which eliminate soil completely or reduce it to a fine powdered ash you can wipe away with a damp cloth. These temperatures are well above normal cooking temperatures. Adhere to the following cleaning precautions: CLEAN FRAME •...
  • Page 26 Cycle To Start Self-Clean The CLEAN ql_ pad controls the Self-Cleaning feature. 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 27 Self-Cleaning To Start Delayed Self-Clean Cycle The CLEAN '!1_), STOP TIME _ pads and length of clean cycle, controls the Delayed Self-Clean operation. The automatic timer will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. Be sure to review TO START THE SELF- CLEAN CYCLE for recommended clean times.
  • Page 28 To Start the Delayed Self-Clean Cycle (cont'd) INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY Stopping or Interrupting a Self-Cleaning Cycle: If it becomes necessary to stop or interrupt a self-cleaning cycle due to excessive smoke or fire in the oven: 1. Press @. Once the oven has cooled down for approximately 1 HOUR and the "DOOR LOCKED"...
  • Page 29 Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum & Vinyl Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. Painted and Plastic Forgeneralcleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Formore difficult soils andbuilt-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30 to 60 minutes. Control Knobs, Body Parts, and Decorative Rinse with a damp cloth and dry.
  • Page 30 Cleaning the Burner Grates, Burner Caps and Burner Heads The Burner Grates, Burner Caps and Burner Heads should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame Center Burner at each burner position. Refer to the following instructions. i Grate Surface To Remove and Replace the Surface Burner Grate, Surface Burner Cap and...
  • Page 31 Care&Cleaning Removing and Replacing the Warming Drawer (Stainless Steel Pull up with finger models only) To Remove Warming Drawer: Turn power off before removing the warmer drawer. Left Glide Open the drawer to the fully opened position. Locate glide lever on each side of drawer, pull up on the left glide lever and push down on the right glide lever (See Fig.
  • Page 32 Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Range is not level.
  • Page 33 Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Oven smokes excessively during Meat is too close to the broil burner. Reposition the rack to provide more clearance broiling, between the meat and the oven broiler. Meat is not properly prepared. Remove excess fat from meat. Remove remaining fatty edges to prevent the meat from curling, but do not cut into the lean of the meat.
  • Page 34 For Convection Cooking & Roasting Foods for CONVECTION Foods CONVECTION BAKE ROAST *Decrease *Decrease normal cook time by: normal cook time by: 15-25 % Frozen foods, pies, Meats 15-30 % pastries and pizza Poultry (unstuffed) 20-30 % Refrigerator cookies 15-35% Begin with the maximum reduction in Refrigerator biscuits...
  • Page 36 RANGE WARRANTY Your range is protected by this warranty WARRANTY "ndROUGHOUR AU'ndORIZED SERVICERS, "ndECONSUMERWILL BE RESPONEIBLEFOR: PERIOD WE WILL: FULL ONE-YEAR Oneyearfrom odginal Payall ¢oef8 forrepairingor replacing any parts of this Coctsofservicecallsthct are lictedunderNORMAL WARRANTY purchasedate. appliancewhich proveto be defectivein materialsor RESPONSIBILITIESOF THE CONSUMER.* workmanship, LIMITED 2ND-STH...