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Frigidaire CGEF3032MFA Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions ...........................
Before Setting Oven Controls ...........................
Before Setting Surface Controls .....................
Setting Surface Controls (Ceramic cooktop) ... 11-14
Oven Control Functions (330/probe)
Setting Oven Controls .................................
Self-Cleaning ........................................
Care & Clean
Before You Call .......... ... ..........................
Major Appliance Warranty ............
USA 1-800-944-9044
Canada 1-800-265-8352



  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire CGEF3032MFA

  • Page 1 Before Setting Surface Controls ..... 9-10 Care & Clean ......... 28-31 Before You Call ........32-35 Setting Surface Controls (Ceramic cooktop) ... 11-14 Oven Control Functions (330/probe) ....Major Appliance Warranty .... "C USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Setting quick bake (some models) ......Easy probe ............21-22 Product Registration Setting broil ............Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability Adjusting the oven temperature ........ to serve you. You can register online at Operating the oven light ........... or by dropping your Product Self-Cleaning ............
  • 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 • Storage in or on appliance -- to avoid a fire hazard, Do not attempt to operate the range during a flammable materials should not be stored in an power failure, If the power fails, always turn off the oven, near surface units or in the storage drawer, range.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING SELF-CLEANING OVENS YOUR COOKTOP Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. Place a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, • Do not touch the oven during the self-clean cycle. and turn the unit off before removing the pan. •...
  • Page 6: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Oven vent location Oven rack stop The oven vent is located under the left side of the Most oven racks slide on rack guides provided along the control panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is heating, oven cavity sides. The rack guides are curved near the front warm air passes through this vent.
  • Page 7 Types of oven racks flat Your range may be equipped with one or more of the following oven rack types listed below: oven The flat oven rack (some models) may be used for most cooking needs and may be placed in most rack positions. The flat handle oven rack (some models) may be used for most cooking needs.
  • Page 8: Effortless T" Oven Rack System And Assembly

    Effortless TMOven Rack system Some models are equipped with a special oven rack system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the Only the Effortless "MOven Rack system should be interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food used in oven rack position 2.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Controls

    About the ceramic glass cooktop The design pattern on the ceramic cooktop outlines the The element on indicator lights are located on the area and size of the surface element located just below the control panel above each radiant element control knob and ceramic glass cooktop.
  • Page 10: Cookware Material Types

    Using proper cookware The size and type of cookware used will influence the setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow the recommendations for using proper cookware as illustrated. Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface element (See Fig.
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls

    Single radiant surface elements Suggested surface element settings The suggested settings found in Fig.1 below are based hot surface when surface cooking with medium-weight aluminum pans with lids. Settings may vary when using other types of pans. Suggested power level settings for single or dual radiant elements Settings...
  • Page 12: Dual Radiant Surface Elements

    Dual radiant surface elements (some models) Symbols on the backguard will help choose which portion of the dual radiant element to set. The o symbol indicates a setting for the inner coil only. The _ symbol indicates a setting for both inner and outer coils. To operate a dual radiant element: Place correctly sized cookware on dual radiant surface i!?:...
  • Page 13: Keep Warm Zone

    Keep warm zone (some models) The purpose of the keep warm zone is to keep hot cooked Temperature selection - Refer to the keep warm zone foods at serving temperature. Use the keep warm feature recommended food settings table (See Fig. 2). If a to keep cooked foods hot such as;...
  • Page 14: Home Canning

    Home canning Be sure to read and observe all the following points when home canning using your appliance. Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled after they have been turned off. The glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass NEVER place or straddle a cooking utensil over 2 different surface is touched before it has cooled sufficiently.
  • Page 15: Oven Controls Functions

    READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various keypad functions as described below. Oven control keypads (for models with probe feature only) up and down arrow keypads-- use with the bake time easy...
  • Page 16: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting the clock Changing temperature display mode When the appliance is first powered up or when the power (°F or °C) supply to the appliance has been interrupted and restored, The oven control is factory preset to display the oven the display will flash the time of day.
  • Page 17: Setting Lock Feature

    Setting lock feature Setting the timer The oven control may be set to lock the oven door and most The built-in minute timer may be used as an extra reminder oven control keypad operations. in the kitchen that will beep when the set time has run out. To set the timer: To set the lock feature: Press timer/ keypad once (do not hold keypad down).
  • Page 18: Setting Bake

    Bake time Setting bake A bake time setting may be added to most oven baking The oven may be set to bake at any temperature from features. Use the bake time setting to start the oven 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). The factory preset immediately and to turn off automatically after the set bake automatic bake temperature is 350°F (177°C).
  • Page 19: Setting Start Time

    Start time Use this keypad to add start time instructions to the bake When the set bake time runs out: time setting or with the self-clean feature. "End" will appear in the display window and the oven will shut-offautomatically. The control will beep 3 times every 60 seconds as a reminder until cancer is pressed.
  • Page 20: Setting Quick Bake (Some Models)

    Quick bake (some models) Benefits of the quick bake feature -- Foods will cook faster, saving time and energy. -- Multiple rack baking. -- No special pans or bakeware needed. How quick bake works Quick bake uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly and continuously around the oven.
  • Page 21 handle Easy probe For the best results when cooking many foods such as roasts, hams or poultry, use the easy probe • Do not remove the probe from receptacle or food until feature. This feature also works the desired internal temperature is reached.
  • Page 22: Easy Probe

    Easy probe (cont'd) To set easy probe: 1. Prepare food and properly insert the probe sensor into the middle portion of the food (See Figs. 2 & 3). The probe should be inserted into the food before starting the cooking process and while the oven is still cool. 2.
  • Page 23: Setting Broil

    Broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct exposure to radiant heat for optimum browning results. When broiling, always remember to arrange the oven racks while the oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the broil settings table (See Figs.
  • Page 24: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    Adjusting the oven temperature Operating the oven light Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to The interior oven light will automatically turn ON when the ensure accurate baking temperatures. For the first few oven door is opened. uses, follow your recipe times and temperature recommendations carefully.
  • Page 25: Self-Cleaning

    Self-clean A self-cleaning oven cleans itself using high temperatures that are well above normal cooking temperatures. clean feature, if used properly, will eliminate soils from the oven completely or reduce them to a fine powdered ash. Read before starting self-clean Once the oven has cooled, simply wipe away the ash using •...
  • Page 26 Setting clean To set self-clean: Remove all items from the oven interior, cooktop, storage (some models) or warmer drawer (some • To avoid possible burns use care when opening the models), all oven racks from the oven and be sure the oven door after the clean cycle is finished.
  • Page 27 Setting self-clean with start time You may add start time instructions to the self-clean feature, which will automatically start clean at a later time. To avoid possible burns use care when opening the oven door after the self-clean cycle is finished. Stand to the side of the oven when opening the oven door to allow Immediately after setting clean using start time instructions the oven door will start to lock.
  • Page 28: Care & Cleaning

    Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils • Control knobs (some models) and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil • Painted body parts for 30-60 minutes.
  • Page 29: Cooktop Maintenance & Cleaning

    Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. maintaining your ceramicglasscooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health and Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you can chemically damage the ceramic glass surface.
  • Page 30: Replacing The Oven Light

    Aluminum foil and oven liners (cont'd) Cooktop cleaning (cont'd) DO NOT use the following on the cooktop: Aluminum foil and the cooktop - Use of aluminum foil on a hot cooktop can damage the ceramic glass. Do not use thin aluminum cooking utensils or allow aluminum foil to touch the ceramic cooktop under ANY circumstances.
  • Page 31: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door Ovendoor hinge To avoid possible injury when removing or replacing the oven locations door, follow the instructions below carefully and always hold with oven door fully open. the oven door with both hands positioned away from the door Fig.
  • Page 32: Before You Call Solutions To Common Problems

    Problem Possible Causes Solutions Display flashes time. Power interruption. Press cancel then set the correct time of day. Oven control displays The oven control has detected Press cancel to clear the display & stop beeping. Try bake or broil (followed with a fault or error condition, feature again.
  • Page 33 Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven portion of Incorrect oven control setting. Be sure the oven control was set correctly for the requested appliance does not feature. See Setting Oven Controls section and review operate. instructions for the desired cooking function in this manual or see "Entire appliance does not operate"...
  • Page 34 Problem Possible Causes Solutions bake or self-clean The time of day is incorrect. Set clock with correct time of day before adding a delay start did not start at the setting. See "Setting the clock" in Setting Oven Controls time expected, section.
  • Page 35 Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven smokes Oven door was closed. Be sure oven door is open when broiling. excessively when ......................................broiling. Meat too close to upper Reposition oven rack lower to provide proper clearance between element, the food & the upper element. Meat not prepared for broil.
  • Page 36 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,...