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Frigidaire FGES3045KFE Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 _ii _i _ iiii All abo the TABLE OF CONTENTS "A_lcome & Congratulati_q3 ........2 SeWng Oven C's_nlrols .......... Impa-t-_ant S afeb/I r'6t]-u_ o_ ......... 3 SetJ:ing Keep @'armDrawer C_i]-d (If equipFed) ,, 35 Features at a Glar_:e..........Care & aeaning (Cleaning Chart) ......Before Setti_ SurfaeeOc, r f_ds ......
  • Page 2 WELCOME & CONGR ,TULATIONS Congratulations on your purchase of a new appliance! At Product Registration Electrolux Home Products, we are vew proud of our Register Your Product product and are completely committed to providing you with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our The PRODUCT number one priority.
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. • Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using Save these instructions for future reference. the appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the appliance. Never allow DEFINITIONS children to play with packaging material.
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT IMPORTANT CAUTION Do not attempt to operate the appliance during a Do not store items of interest to children in the power failure. If the power fails, always turn cabinets above the appliance. Children climbing on the unit. If the unit is not turned off and the power the cooktop to reach items could be seriously injured.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Notice

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS utensils are suitable for cooktop service without breaking pot holders contact the hot oven element or interior of due to the sudden change in temperature. Check the the oven/VVarm & Serve Drawer (if equipped). manufacturer's recommendations for cooktop use. , Do not use a broiler pan without its insert.
  • Page 6 FEATURES AT A GLANCE - HODEL A @ ....@ =...-- @ ...--.o. @ =...-- @ .._ ..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.
  • Page 7 FEATURES AT A GLANCE - HODEL li d i o.- e .... O _@ ....ON-_ Your bui|t-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Electronic element control digital displays. Keep warm zone control. Warm &serve drawer control. Left front element control. Left rear element control.
  • Page 8 FEATURES AT A GLANCE - HODEL C _._w m 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.
  • Page 9: Before Setting

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Model A onl_ About the ceramic glass cooktop The hot surface indicator light located on the cook_op The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface eiernents (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 BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS The electronic surface element control (ESEC) (Models B & C only) The Electronic Surface Element Control (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 BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Using proper cookware Cook-ware material types 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 SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS 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).
  • Page 13 SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Dua| Surface Radiant E|ernent (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.
  • Page 14 SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Bridge surface radiant element (Model C only) The cooktop is equipped with a "BRIDGE" surface element located at the left front and middle (Fig. 1) positions. The Bridge can be used when cooking with rectangular (like a griddle) or oval shaped cooleware. The element will maintain an even temperature setting across both portions of the Bridge.
  • Page 15 SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Keep warm zone (Models B & C only) CAUTION The purpose of the keep warm zone is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperature. Use the keep warm The keep warm zone will not glow red when it is hot, feature to keep cooked foods hot such as: vegetables, but becomes hot enough to cause burns.
  • Page 16: Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Arranging oven racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS The oven is vented as shown below. When the oven is COOL (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use on, warm air is released through the vent. This venting is oven mitts when using the oven.
  • Page 17 BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Types of oven racks CAUTION 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 BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS The Effortless TMoven rack system Door Rack connector Some models are equipped with a special oven rack connector bracket bracket system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food items.
  • Page 19: Temperature Visual Display

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS 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 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS MINIMUM MAXIMU! CONTROL SETTINGS All of thefeatures listed b elow have minimum and maximum time or temperaturesettings t hatmay be enteredinto the control. A n ENTRY acceptancebeep will sound each time a control pad is touched (theacceptancebeep on the Oven Lockout pad isdelayed3 seconds).
  • Page 21 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING CONTINUOUS BAKE OR 6 HOUR SETTING SILENT CONTROL OPERATION ENERGY SAVING The DELAY START and SELF CLEAN pads control the Silent Control operation feature. The Silent Control operation TimeTIMER and SELF CLEAN pads control the Continuous feature allows the oven control to be operated without Bake or 6 Hour Energy Saving features.
  • Page 22 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING LOCKOUT FEATURE SETTING MINUTE TIMER The TIM ER ON.OFF pad controls t heklin u teTimerfeatu re. The_[ pad controls the Lockout feature. The Lockout feature The MinuteTimer servesas an extra timer inthe kitchen automatically locks the cooktop controls, the oven door and thatwill beep when the settime has run out.Itdoes not prevents the oven from being turned on.
  • Page 23: Setting Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING BAKE SETTING QUICK OR POWERPLUS T" PREHEAT Use the preheat feature when using single rack baking The BAKE pad controls normal baking. If a rapid preheating to quickly heat the oven to bake temperatures. Use this is preferred, refer to the POWERPLUS _I PREH EAT feature feature only for standard baking.
  • Page 24: Setting Convection Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING CONVECTION BAKE This mode of cooking enables you to obtain the best culinary results when baking with multiple pans and racks. Hultiple rack baking may slightly increase cook time for some foods but the overall result is time saved. Some food may cook faster and more evenly with Convection Bake.
  • Page 25 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS 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 OVEN CONTROLS To set a Convection Broil Temperature of 500°F: SETTING CONVECTION BROIL (some 1. Arrange oven racks. mode|s) 2. Press CONVECT; "350" will b e displayed; "CONVECT" Use this mode for thicker cuts of meat, fish and poultry. and "BAKE"...
  • Page 27: Setting Delay Start

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING BAKE TIlE SETTING DELAY START The BAKE, CONVECTION BAKE! BAKE TIH E and DELAY Bake Time allows the oven to be set to cook for a specific START pads control the Delayed Time Bake feature. The length of time and shut off automatically.
  • Page 28: Setting Keep Warm

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING KEEP WARM SETTING PIZZA (some models) This mode is best for keeping oven baked foods warm for The PIZZA pad has been desig ned to give optimum cooking serving after cooking has finished. The KEEP WARM pad performance when cooking your favorite pizza.
  • Page 29 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING CHICKEN NUGGETS SETTING MY FAVORITE (some models) The CHICKEN NUGGETS pad has been designed to give The My Favorite setting allow you to save your most optimum cooking performance when cooking your favorite frequently used or most complex cooking sequence. This chicken nuggets.
  • Page 30 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To set a Broil of BOO°F: SETTING BROIL Place the broiler pan insert on the broiler pan. Then place This mode isbest formeats, fishand poultry up to 1" the food on the broiler pan insert. DO NOT use the broiler thick.
  • Page 31 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING SABBATH FEATURE (for use on NOTE theJewishSabbath & Holidays) The BAKE TIME and DELAY START pads are used to "Youmay change the oven temperature once baking has settheSabbath feature. T he Sabbath feature may onlybe started by pressing BAKE, the numeric key pads for the used withthe BAKE pad.
  • Page 32 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS ADJUSTING OVEN TEMPERATURE OVEN LIGHT The oven is equippedwith2 oven lights. The oven lights will The temperature in the oven has been pre-setat the turnon automatically, when theoven door isopened. factory. When first usingthe oven,be sureto follow recipe The oven light m ay be turnedon when thedoor is closedby times and temperatures.
  • Page 33: Self-Cleaning

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SELF-CLEANING What to Expect during 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.
  • Page 34 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS SETTING SELF-CLEAN CYCLE TIHE 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. Tf 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 cool down To set the...
  • Page 35 SETTING KEEP WARH DRAWER CONTROL (If equipped) 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.
  • Page 36: Care And Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING (Cleaning Chart) C|eaning 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 HEArtY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 37 CARE & CLEANING Ceramic glass cooktop cleaning & Cleaning recommendations for the maintenance ceramic glass cooktop Consistent and proper cleaning is essential CAUTION maintaining your Ceramic glass 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.
  • Page 38 CARE CLEANING Cleaning recommendations for the Care and cleaning of stainless steel Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior ceramic glass cooktop (continued) parts, Special care and cleaning are required Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: maintaining the appearance of stainless parts. Refer These types of soils need be removed immediately if spilled to the General Care &...
  • Page 39 CARE 8LCLEANING Changing oven light ,rouna/_i// CAUTION 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.
  • Page 40 CARE 8=CLEANING To remove and replace storage drawer with WARNING extendible glide (some models) To Remove Storage Drawer Turn the keep warm drawer control knob to OFF before I. Open the drawer to the fully opened position. removing the drawer. DO NOT touch the keep warm 2.
  • Page 41 BEFORE YOU CALL (Solutions to Common Problems) 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

    BEFORE YOU CALL (Solutions to Common Problems) IMPORTANT Before you callfor service,reviewthislist. Itmay save you time and expense.The list inciudes common occurrences thatarenotthe result o f defective w orkmanship or materials i nthisappliance. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack. Adjust Range isnot level.
  • Page 43 BEFORE YOU CALL (So|utions to Common Problems) OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Scratches or Coarse particles such as salt or sand between cooktop and utensils can cause scratches. Be abrasions sure cooktop surface and bottoms of utensils are clean before usage. Small scratches do not coo_op surface.
  • Page 44: Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY 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.