Frigidaire 316000638 Owner's Manual

Gas range self-cleaning oven models
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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Record Your Model and Serial Numbers in completely, signed and returned to Record in the space provided below the model and serial numbers found on Frigidaire Company. the right side of the oven front frame in the storage compartment or on the oven floor shield.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This guide contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of these symbols. _This symbol will help alert you to situations that _This...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONScco.tinuod IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS USING IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR YOUR COOKTOP OVEN • Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. • Use Care When Opening Door--Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam _Use Proper Flame Size--Adjust flame size so it escape before you remove or replace food in the oven.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT: READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. Grounding Instructions (electric ignition models only) _This appliance is equipped with a 3-prong grounding plug for your Grounding type protection against shock hazard and should be plugged directly into a properly wall receptacle grounded receptacle. DO NOT cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug. _(F_not, under circumstances,...
  • Page 6: Control Pad Functions

    Control Pad Functions READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFOREUSING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various functions of the oven as described below. Your model will have one of the 2 controls shown. Refer to Figure 1 or Figure 2, depending on your model. The oven can be programmed •...
  • Page 7 Setting the Clock and Minute Timer (if equipped) For a silent control panel (Figure 2 Only): When choosing a function, a beepwill be heard each time a pad is pushed. If desired, the controls can be programmed for silent operation. Push and hold STOP TIME.
  • Page 8: Flame Size

    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 will influence the setting needed for cooking.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Arranging Oven Racks (Some models may have one rack.) ALWA YSARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE Controls OVEN IS COOL (PRIORTO OPERATINGTHE OVEN). Always use oven mitts when using the oven. Oven Vent Location To remove an oven rack, pull the To bake on one rack, place the rack The oven isvented below the backguard.
  • Page 10 Setting Oven Controls (continued) To Set the Automatic Timer (Timed Bake Feature, Figure 2 Only) The BAKE TIME and STOP TIME controls operate the Timed Bake feature. The automatic timer wilt turn the oven on and off at the times you select in advance. The oven can be programmed to start immediately and shut off automatically or to begin baking at a later time with an automatic shutoff.
  • Page 11 Setting Oven Controls (continued) To Broil The broiler pan and its grid allow dripping grease to drain and be kept away from Arrange oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the chart below. the high heat of the broiler. DO NOT use the pan without its grid.
  • Page 12: Oven Cleaning

    Oven Cleaning _During the self-cleaning cycle,the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance. Self-Cleaning Oven A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures (well above cooking NOT line the oven temperatures) which eliminate soil completely or reduce it to a fine powdered ash you can wipe away with a damp cloth.
  • Page 13 Oven Cleaning Self-Clean Cycle To Start (Figure 1) The oven is programmed to run a 3 hour self-clean cycle. (continued) Be sure the oven door is closed. Turn Temperature Control Knob to CLEAN. Push START. If the door is left open, the "Lock" indicator light will flash, but the lock motor and clean cycle will not start.
  • Page 14: General Cleaning

    General Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFFand the range is COOL. REMOVESPILLOVERS A ND HEAVY SOILINGAS SOONAS POSSIBLE. REGULARCLEANINGSWILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANINGS LATER. Surfaces to Clean Aluminum (Trim Pieces) &...
  • Page 15 To Replace the Burner Cap Assembly an authorized Frigidaire Company Make sure the burner cap assembly is thoroughly dry before placing back on the Distributor or Qualified Agency. burner.
  • Page 16 General Cleaning To Remove and Replace Oven Door To Remove Oven Door (continued) Open the door to the quarter-open position. Grasp the door firmly on both sides and lift up and off the hinges. To clean oven door, see the cleaning chart Lift door straight off 2 door hinges on page 14.
  • Page 17: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    Changing the Oven [!_Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing the oven light. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection against possible Light (some models) broken glass. To Change the Oven Light (some models) On some models, the oven light automatically turns on when the door is opened. Some models have a switch located on the control panel to turn on the light.
  • Page 18 Avoid Service Checklist Before you call for service, review this list. tt may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. This oven is equipped with a state of the art electronic oven controller. Among its many features is a full time oven circuit diagnostics system.
  • Page 19 Surface burner flame is orange. Dust particles in main line. Allow the burner to operate a few minutes until flame turns blue. tn coastal areas, a slightly orange flame is unavoidable due to salt air. Oven does not operate. Be sure the controls are set correctly for the desired function. See Setting Oven Controls in this Owner's Guide or Entire Appliance Does Not Operate (see below).
  • Page 20 Frigidaire Company servicers; use of parts other than Frigidaire Company Genuine Renewal Parts; obtained from persons other than such servicers; or external causes such as abuse, misuse, inadequate power supply or acts of God. Products with original serial numbers that have been removed or altered and cannot be readily determined.