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Frigidaire FGES3045KFC Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 USA 1-800-944-9044 www,frigidaire,ca Canada :I.-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Congratulations on your purchase of a new appliance! At Product Registration Electrolux Home Products, we are very proud of our product and are completely committed to providing you Register Your Product with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our The PRODUCT number one priority.
  • Page 3 Read all instructions before using this appliance. edition and local code requirements. Install only per installation instructions provided in the literature Save these instructions for future reference. package for this range. DEFINITIONS Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician A This is the safety alert symbol.
  • Page 4 • DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS, AREAS NEAR THESE UNITS, OVEN HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTERIOR SURFACES OF THE OVEN OR WARMER Electronic controllers can be damaged by cold DRAWER (if equipped). Both surface units and oven temperatures. When you use your appliance for heating elements may be hot even though they are the first time, or if it has not been used for a long dark in color.
  • Page 5 FOR GLASS COOKTOP ONLY Do not touch a hot oven lightbulb with a damp cloth.Doing so couldcause the bulbto break, • Do Not Clean or Operate a Broken Cooktop-- Disconnect theappliance or shutoffthe power to the cooktop should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers appliance beforeremovingand replacing the bulb.
  • Page 6 Your built=in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front element control. Left rear element control. Right rear element control. Right front element control. Keep warm zone control. Element on indicator light. Automatic oven door light switch. Self=clean door latch. Oven vent.
  • Page 7 Your built=in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Electronic element contro! digital displays. Keep warm zone control. Warm & serve drawer control. Left front element contro!. Left rear element contro!. Right rear element control. Right front element control. Element on indicator light.
  • Page 8 Your built=in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left rear burner control. Keep warm zone control. Warm & serve drawer control. Left front element control. Left rear element control. Right rear element control. Right front element control. Element on indicator light. Cooktop on indicator light.
  • Page 9 Model A only." About ceramic glass cooktop The hot surface indicator light located on the cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements (Figure 2) will glow when any surface cooking area heats located below the surface of the glass. The design of the up and will remain on until the glass cooktop has cooled ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element to a MODERATE level.
  • Page 10: Surface Cooking Settings

    The electronic surface element control (ESEC) (Models B & C only) The Electronic Surface Element Contro! (ESEC) feature includes digital display windows. The ESECfeature provides a numeric digital setting for the radiant surface element positions on the cooktop. These settings work the same way as normal knob setting indicators work except the settings are displayed in digital windows.
  • Page 11: Cookware Material

    Cookware material types Using proper cookware The size and type of cookware used will influence the The cookware material determines how evenly and quickly setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow heat is transferred from the surface element to the pan the recommendations for using proper cookware as bottom.
  • Page 12 Single radiant surface elements (all models) The cooktop has 2 or 3 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the left rear position (Figures 1, 2 & 3), the right rear position (Figures 1 and 2), and the right front position (Figures 1 and 3). The left rear element may also be used with the Bridge element (Model C only - Figure 3).
  • Page 13 Dual Surface Radiant Element (all models) The cooktop is equipped with 1 or 2 dual radiant surface elements located at the left front (Figures l& 2) and the right front (Figure 2) or the right rear (Figure 3) position. Symbols around the knob are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 14 Bridge surface radiant element (Model¢ only) The cooktopisequippedwitha "BRIDGE" surface element located at theleft F ront and middle(Fig. i) positions. The Bridge can be used when cooking with rectangular (like a griddle) or ovalshaped cookware.The element will maintain an even temperature setting a crossboth portions o fthe Bridge.
  • Page 15 Keep warm zone (Models B& Conly) Thepurpose ofthe keepwarmzoneisto keephot cooked foodsat serving temperature. Usethe keepwarm The keep warm zone will not glow red when it is hot, featureto keepcooked foodshotsuchas:vegetables, but becomes hot enough to cause burns. Avoid placing gravies, casseroles, soups, s tews, b reads, p astries a nd hands on or near the keep warm zone until the keep oven-safe d innerplates.
  • Page 16: Oven Vent Location

    Oven vent location Arranging oven racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS The oven is vented at the center rear of the cooktop. COOL (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use When the oven is on, warm air is released through the oven mitts when using the oven.
  • Page 17 Types of oven racks Your built-in range may be equipped with one or more of the oven racks styles shown; Always use pot holders or oven mitts when adjusting the • Flat handle oven rack (All models - Figure 1). oven racks.
  • Page 18 The Effortless oven rack system Door Rack Some models are equipped with a special oven rack connector onnector bracket bracket system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food items, This feature works whenever the oven door is opened or closed, To assemble the Effortless...
  • Page 19 Control pad 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 MINIMUM MAXIMUM CONTROL SETTINGS All of the features listed below have minimum and maximum time or temperature settings that may be entered into the control. An ENTRY acceptance beep will sound each time a control pad is touched (the acceptance beep on the Oven Lockout pad is delayed 3 seconds).
  • Page 21 SETTING CONTINUOUS BAKE OR 6 HOUR SETTING SILENT CONTROL OPERATION ENERGY SAVING The DELAY START and SELF CLEAN pads control the The TIMER and SELF CLEAN pads control the Continuous Silent Control operation feature. The Silent Control operation Bake or 6 Hour Energy Saving features. The oven control has feature allows the oven control to be operated without a factory preset built-in 6 Hour Energy Saving feature that sounds or beeps whenever necessary.
  • Page 22: Setting Minute Timer

    SETTING OVEN LOCKOUT FEATURE SETTING MINUTE TIMER The TIMER ON'OFF padcontrols theMinuteTimerfeature. The _ pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven The Minute Timer serves as an extra timer in the kitchen Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door and that will beep when the set time has run out, It does not prevents the oven from being turned on.
  • Page 23: Setting Bake

    SETTING BAKE SETTING QUICK OR POWERPLUS PREHEAT The PREHEAT pad controls the Quick or PowerPlus The BAKE pad controls normal baking. Ira rapid preheating Preheat feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven is preferred, refer to the POWERPLUS PREHEAT feature up to temperature and then indicate when to place the for instructions.
  • Page 24 SETTING CONVECTION BAKE Thismode ofcooking enables you toobtain thebest culinary results w hen bakingwithmultiple p ans and racks. Multiple rackbakingmay slightly increase cooktimeforsome foods but the overall r esult istime saved.Some food may cook evenlywithConvectionBake.Convection Fasterand more baking uses the three elements and a fan to circulate the oven'sheat evenlyand within the oven.
  • Page 25: Convection Convert

    SETTING CONVECTION CONVERT SETTING CONVECTION ROAST The Convection Convert pad is used to automatically convert This mode is best for cooking tender cuts of beef, lamb, park a standard baking recipe for convection baking. When and poultry. Use this mode when cooking speed is desired. set properly, this feature is designed to display the actual The Convection Roasting gently browns the exterior and converted (reduced) temperature in the display.
  • Page 26 SETTING CONVECTION BROIL (some To set a Convection BroilTemperature of 500°F: models) i. Arrangeoven racks. 2. Press CONVECT; "350"will be displayed; "CONVECT" Use thismode forthicker cutsof meat, fishand poultry. and "BAKE" will flash. The Convection Broiling gently browns the exterior and 3.
  • Page 27 SETTING BAKE TIME SETTING DELAY START Bake Time allows the oven to be set to cook for a specific The BAKE, CONVECTION BAKE1 BAKE TIME and DELAY length of time and shut off automatically. START pads control the Delayed Time Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Delayed Time Bake will turn the oven The oven will shut off and will beep when the countdown on and off at the time you select in advance.
  • Page 28: Setting Keep Warm

    SETTING KEEP WARM SETTING PIZZA (some models) This mode is best for keeping oven baked foods warm for The PIZZA pad has been designed to give optimum cooking serving after cooking has finished. The KEEP WARM pad performance when cooking your favorite pizza. The Pizza turns ON the Keep Warm feature and will maintain an oven pad let you choose a preset between a frozen pizza (425°F) temperature of 170°F (77°C).
  • Page 29 SETTING CHICKEN NUGGETS SETTING MY FAVORITE (some models) The CHICKEN NUGGETS pad has been designedto give The My Favorite settingallow you to save your most optimum cooking performance when cooking your favorite frequently u sed OF most complex cookingsequence.This chicken nuggets. The Chicken Nuggets pad is preset for a Feature will s avethecookingmode, thetarget temperature Convection Bake at (400°F) with a Bake Time of 18 minutes, and the bake time (if any).
  • Page 30 SETTING BROIL set a Broil of 500°F: Placethe broiler pan inserton the broiler pan. Then place This mode is best for meats, fish and poultry up to 1" thick. Broiling is a method of cooking tender cuts of meat the food on the broiler pan insert. DO NOT use the broiler by direct heat under the broil element of the oven.
  • Page 31 SETTING SABBATH FEATURE (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) The BAKE TIME and DELAY START pads are used to You may change the oven temperature once baking has set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may only be started by pressing BAKE, the numeric key pads for the used with the BAKE pad.
  • Page 32: Oven Light

    OVEN LIGHT ADJUSTING OVEN TEMPERATURE The temperature in the oven has been pre-set at the The oven isequipped with 2 oven lights. The oven lights will factory. When first using the oven, be sure to follow recipe turn on automatically, when the oven door is opened. times and temperatures.
  • Page 33 What to Expect during Cleaning Self-cleaning While the oven is in operation, the oven heats to A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures temperatures much higher than those used in normal (well above normal cooking temperatures) which cooking. Sounds of metal expansion and contraction eliminate soils completely or reduces them to a fine are normal.
  • Page 34 SETTING SELF-CLEAN CYCLE TIME LENGTH The SELF CLEAN and DELAY START pads controls the Delayed Self-Clean operation. The automatic timer will turn The SELF CLEAN pad controls the Self-Cleaning feature. If the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. you are planning to use the oven directly after a self-clean cycle remember to allow time for the oven to coo! down To set the...
  • Page 35: Keep Warm Drawer

    Note" For best results, preheat the keep warm drawer Keep warm drawer rack positions before adding the food. An empty drawer will preheat The rack can be used in 2 ways: in approximately 15 minutes. In the upright position (Figure 1) to allow low keep warm When the food is ready for removal, profile food items to be placed both under and on top...
  • Page 36: Cleaning Various Parts Of Your Appliance

    Cleaning various parts of your appliance 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 CLEANING WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 37 Cleaning recommendations for the Ceramic glass cooktop cleaning & maintenance ceramic glass cooktop Consistent maintaining your Ceramic g|ass cooktop, Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are Prior to using your cooktop for the turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL, first time, apply the recommended CERAMA BRYTE®...
  • Page 38: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    Care and cleaning of stainless steel Cleaning recommendations Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior glass cooktop (continued) ceramic parts. Special care and cleaning are required for Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: maintaining the appearance of stainless parts. Refer These types of soils need be removed immediately if to the General Care 8=Cleaning table for detailed...
  • Page 39 Changing oven light Oven door = Be sure the oven is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing the oven light bulb. Do not turn the oven light on during a self-cleaning cycle. High Hinge _ temperature will reduce lamp life. On some models an interior oven light will turn on Figure 3 Figure 4...
  • Page 40 To remove and replace storage drawer with extendible glide (some models) To Remove Storage Drawer Turn the keep warm drawer control knob to OFF before 1. Open the drawer to the fully opened position. removing the drawer. DO HOT touch the keep warm 2.
  • Page 41: Oven Baking

    Oven baking For best cooking results, heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance.
  • Page 42 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. Range is not level. Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack. Adjust leveling legs at base of range until the rack is level.
  • Page 43 Scratches or Coarse particles such as salt or sand between cooktop and utensils can cause scratches. Be sure cooktop surface and bottoms of utensils are clean before usage. Small scratches do not abrasions on ..affect cooking and will become less visible with time......
  • Page 44 Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of 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.