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Frigidaire CPLES399ECA Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Cooking Jnformations ..18=19 Care & CWeaning ....20=27 Adjusting Your Oven Temperature ....27 Before You Call SoButions Commo. Problem, ....... 28"29 Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at: Warranty ........ READ SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 318203825 (0703) Rev. A...
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Congratuiations on your purchase of a new appiiance! At Electroiux Nome Products, we are very proud of our product and are compieteiy committed to Questions? providing you with the best service possibie. Your satisfaction is our number one priority. 1 °800°944°9044 We know you'ii enjoy your new appliance and ThankYou for choosing our product.
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    lmportant Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This guide contains important safety symbob and instructions, Phase pay special attention to these symboB and follow all instructions given, Here is a brief explanation of these symbols, This Symbol wii! he!p alert you t0 s!tuat!0ns that may cause b0d!!y !njury Or property damage, SUDEqN MODELS...
  • Page 4 iMPORTANT iNSTRUCTiONS USING DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS, AREAS NEAR YOUR COOKTOP THESE UNITS, OVEN HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTE- o Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. RIOR SURFACES OF THE OVEN OR WARMER DRAWER (if equipped}. Both surface units and oven Use Proper Pan Size--This appliance is equipped with heating eUementsmay be hot even though they are dark in...
  • Page 5 o Avoidscratchingthe cooktopgJasswith sharpob- SELF-CLEANmNG OVENS: jects. , CJean in the serf-cleaning cycte onty the parts of the oven listed in this owner's guide. Before self-cleaning mMPORTANT mNSTRUCTmONS USmNG the oven, remove all utensils stored in the oven, YOUR OVEN o Do not clean the oven door gasket.
  • Page 6 Leftfront Leftrearcontrol Electronic O ven control and Right f ront control and anddigital d isplay Controls w ith digital d isplay control and digital d isplay ClockandKitchen digital d isplay (some models) Timer (some models) Broil e lement Convection f ancover"_ (some models) Oven Vent SelfoCleaning...
  • Page 7 Models with Coit Surface EJements NOTE: All knobs shown in this ewneCs Guide are typicaJ only, 1, PUacethe pan on the surface eUement, 2. Push in and turn the surface eUement controU knob to desired setting, 3, The surface signaUHghtwHU gUowwhen one or more eUements are turned on, AUwaysturn the eUement off before removing the pan, Note: The size and type of utensil used, and the amount...
  • Page 8: Models With Ceramic Glass Cooktop

    About the Ceramic G_ass Cooktop Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass, The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath, Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop (See Fig, 1), Heat is transferred up through the surface of the cooktop to the Model A...
  • Page 9 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktep (continued) Radiant surface elements may appear Surface Cooking Settings (Mode_s with Ceramic G_ass Cooktop) to have cooled after they have Use the chart (Fig, 1) to determine the correct setting for the kind of food you are preparing, been turned off.
  • Page 10 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (continued) Hot Surface mndicator Lights After using any of the radiant ebment positions the cooktop will become very hot. After turning any of these ebments OFF, the cooktop will remain HOT for some time. The "Hot Surface" indicator light will glow whenever any of the ebment positions becomes HOT.
  • Page 11 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop Small Large (continued) Element Element Operating the Dual Surface Radiant E_ement Fig, 1 Fig, 2 (Mode_s with Ceramic G_ass Cooktop On_y) Small Large Small La rge Petit Grand Petit Grand Modei A is equipped with DuaHradiant surface elements at 0 hi 0 hi ali positions (See Figs, 5 &...
  • Page 12 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (continued) Operating the Bridge Surface Radiant E_ement Front Bridge Element (Mode_ E) Bement ModeU E (See Page 8) is equipped with a "BRUDGE" surface eUement Uocated at the Ueft front and middUe (See Fig, 6) positions, The Bridge can be used when cooking with rectanguUar Fig, 1 Fig, 4...
  • Page 13 Models with Ceramic GJass Cooktop (continued) Warmer Zone Recommended Food Operating the Warmer (Warm & Ready Zone (Mode_ Settings Tabte The purpose of the Warmer Zone is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperature. Use the Warmer Zone to keep cooked foods hot such as: Food Item Heating Levet vegetabies, gravies, casseroles, soups, stews, breads, pastries and oven-...
  • Page 14: Air Circulation

    *CORRECT Cookware Selecting Surface Cooking Cookware shouUd have fiat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface ® Curved and warped pan I" heating ebment, Check for flatness by bottoms. rotating a rubr across the bottom of the ® FRat bottom and straight cookwa re (See Fig, 1), Be su re to follow the sides.
  • Page 15 t ¸ : : : :: :: : :: Belore Setdng Oven Controls This range has a fan that wilt turn "ON" and "OFF" by itseff to keep the eJectronics cool. it may continue to run after the range has been turned "OFF", but may aJso stop immediately and then turn "ON"...
  • Page 16 Arranging Warmer (Warm & Ready Drawer Rack Positions The rack can be used in 2 ways: in the upright position toaHowbw profib food itemsto be pUacedboth under and on top of the rack (for exampb, rolls or biscuits on top of the rack and a casserob dish underneath), in the downward position...
  • Page 17 To Set the Warmer Drawer Controls: The controU and indicator Nghts for the Warmer Drawer features are bcated on the controU panel The temperatures approximate, and are designated by HI (high), MED (medium) and LO (bw). 1. Touch the 0_o) (see Fig. 4) pad at the Warmer Drawer controUposition. The Warmer Drawer indicator Nght wHU flash. Note: Uf n o further pads are touched within 25 seconds the request to power the Warmer Drawer ON wll dear.
  • Page 18: Oven Baking

    Cooking mtormatiens Oven Baking For best cooking resuUts, 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 casseroUes. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary sHghtUyfrom your previousUy owned appfiance, Baking Problems Solutions...
  • Page 19 Cooking reformations Broiling Broiling is a method of cooking tender cuts of meat by direct heat under the broil element of the oven, Preheating Preheating is suggested when searing rare steaks, (Remove all utensils before preheating the oven, Foods will stick if placed on hot metal,) To preheat, set the oven control(s) to BROIL as instructed in the Electronic Oven Control Guide, Wait for the element to become red-hot, usually about 2 minutes, Preheating is not necessary when broiling meats well-done, To Broit...
  • Page 20 C_eaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cUeaning any part of the range, be sure aU] c ontroUs are turned OFF and the range is COOL, REMOVE BPULLOVERB AND HEAVY BOUUNG AB BOON AB POBBUBLE, REGULAR CLEANING WiLL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER, Surfaces to C_ean...
  • Page 21 Oven Racks Oven racks shouUd be removed, or eUsetheir finish wHU dull and their cobr turn sHghtUy bUue,if they do go through the seUf-cban cycb, wait until the oven has coobd, then remove the oven racks and rub their sides with wax paper or a cloth containing a small amount of baby or saUad oH;...
  • Page 22 Cooktop CWeaning= Coil Surface Element Models Only (Continued) To Raise theTop for Cleaning (some modeJs} 1, Grasp the sides and rift from the front, A rift=up rod wifl support the top in its raised position, Only rift the top high enough to aflow the support rod to rest in place under the 2, Clean underneath using a clean cloth and hot, soapy water, 3, To lower the top, lift the top slightly and lower the rod, Lower the range top down into the range frame,...
  • Page 23 Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Consistent and proper cmeaning is essential to maintaining your Ceramic glass cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, appHythe recommended CERAMA BRYTE@ CHeaning Creme to the ceramic surface, CHeanand buff with a non abrasive cHothor pad, This wHH make cHeaning easier when soiled from cooking, The speciaHcooktop cHeaning cream Heavesa protective finish on the gHassto heHpprevent scratches and abrasions, Sfiding aHuminum or copper chad bottom pans on the cooktop can cause metaH...
  • Page 24 Care & Cleaning Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (Continued) Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop: Do not use abrasive cteanere and scouring pads, such as metal and some nylon pads. They may scratch the cooktop, making it more difficuJt to ctean. '"...
  • Page 25 Oven Cteaning (Continued) C_eaning Seff-C_ean Oven (some mode_s) Adhere to the following cJeaning precautions: - AHow the oven to cooUbefore cbaning, - Wear rubber gbves when cleaning any exterior parts of the oven manually, During the seUf-cban cycb, the outside of the wall oven can become very hot to the touch, DO NOT have small children unattended near the appliance, The heaUth of some birds is extremeUy sensitive to the fumes given off during the seUf-cbaning cycle of any range, Move birds to another well ventilated room,...
  • Page 26: Special Door Care Instructions

    HingeI o I Hinge le_,_r31ook Removing and Repnacing the Oven Door The door is heavy, For safe, temporary storage, Uay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down, To Remove Oven Door: Open the door to the fully opened position, Lock engaged for door removam 1, Pull up the bck bcated on both hinge supports and engage it in the hinge bver hooks Fig, I...
  • Page 27: Storage Drawer

    To Remove Replace Warmer Drawer (some models} To remove Warmer Drawer: Turn power off before removing the warmer drawer, Open the drawer to the fuUUy o pened position, Locate the Uatches on both sides of the warmer drawer, Pull up Uatch PuUU up on the Ueftguide Uatchand push down on the right guide Uatch, Left GUide _ with finger...
  • Page 28 X¸ Solutions to Common Problems Before you calf 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, You will be charged for a service call while the appliance is in warranty if the problem is not caused by defective product workmanship or materials, Your new appliance is a carefully engineered product, Many times, what appears to be a reason to call for service requires nothing more than a simple adjustment you can easily make in your own home or is normal operating characteristic...
  • Page 29 Be ore you call So/utions to Common Prob/ems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Metalmarks. (1) Sliding or scraping of metal utensils on cooktop surface. Do not slide metal utensils on cooktop surface. Use a ceramic-glass cooktop cleaning cream to remove the marks. "Cooktop Cleaning - Ceramic Glass Cooktop Models"...
  • Page 30 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,...

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