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Frigidaire CGEF304DKF2 Use & Care Manual

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Features at a Glance ..............................................
Before Setting Surface Controls ..............................
Setting Surface Controls ..................................
Before You
Before Setting Oven Controls ...............................
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  • Page 1 _ABLE _,15 ...31 Features at a Glance ..........Before Setting Surface Controls ........29 Setting Surface Controls ........Before You Before Setting Oven Controls ....... Major Appliance Warranty .... www, USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2 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. Both surface Electronic controllers can be damaged by cold units and oven heating elements may be hot even temperatures. When you use your appliance for though they are dark in color.
  • Page 5: For Future Reference

    FOR GLASS COOKTOP ONLY Do not touch a hot oven light bulb with a damp cloth. Doing so could cause the bulb to break. • Do Not Clean or Operate a Broken Cooktop-- Disconnect the appliance or shut off the power to the cooktop should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers appliance before removing and replacing the bulb, may penetrate the broken cooktop and create a...
  • Page 6 Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front element contro! and electronic display. Left rear element contro! and electronic display. Right rear element control and electronic display. Right front element control and electronic display. Keep warm zone control. Lower oven self-clean door latch.
  • Page 7 The electronic surface element control (ESEC) 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 8 About the radiant surface elements Using proper cookware The size and type of cookware used will influence the The element temperature rises gradually and evenly. setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow As the temperature rises, the element will glow red. To the recommendations for using proper cookware as maintain the selected setting the element will cycle on and illustrated in Figures 1 &...
  • Page 9 Single radiant surface elements The cooktop has 2 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the left rear position and the right rear position (Figure 1). To Operate the Single Radiant Surface Elements Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction to the desired setting (Figure 2).
  • Page 10 Dual Surface Radiant Element The cooktop is equipped with 1 or 2 dual radiant surface elements located at the let_ front and the right front position (Figure 1). Symbols around the knob are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 11 Keep warm zone 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 12 Installing Upper Oven Rack Supports Air circulation in the oven To install oven rack support, insert it into the two brackets If using 1 rack, place in center of oven. If using multiple on the oven wall interior and push down as shown in the racks, stagger cookware as shown.
  • Page 13 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. oven racks. Wait until the oven has completely cooled if •...
  • Page 14 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 15 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 & Care Guide. ®--Q-- ®--Q--®--®--®...
  • Page 16: Setting The Clock

    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 17 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 18: Setting Minute Timer

    SETTING LOCKOUT FEATURE SETTING MINUTE TIMER The TIMER ON'OFF padcontrols theMinuteTimerfeature, The _ pad controls the Lockout feature. The Lockout The Minute Timer serves as an extra timer in the kitchen feature automatically locks the oven doors, the control that will beep when the set time has run out, It does not panel and the cooktop.
  • Page 19: Setting Bake

    SETTING BAKE SETTING QUICK PREHEAT The QUICK PREHEAT pad controls the Quick Preheat The BAKE pad controls normal baking. Ira rapid preheating feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to is preferred, refer to the QUICK PREHEAT feature for temperature and then indicate when to place the food in instructions.
  • Page 20: Setting Convection Bake

    SETTING CONVECTION BAKE (lower oven only) This mode of cooking enables you to obtain the best culinary results when baking with multiple pans and racks. Multiple 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 21 SETTING CONVEC CONVERT (lower oven SETTING CONVECTION ROAST (lower oven only) only) This mode is best for cooking tender cuts of beef, lamb, park The Convec Convert pad is used to automatically convert and poultry. Use this mode when cooking speed is desired. a standard baking recipe for convection baking, When...
  • Page 22 To set a Convection Broil Temperature of 500°F: SETTING CONVECTION BROIL (lower oven 1. Arrange interior oven racks. only) Use this mode for thicker cuts of meat, fish and poultry, The Convection Broiling gently browns the exterior 2. Press LOWER to select oven. and seals in the juices, Convection broiling uses the broil 3.
  • Page 23 SETTING BAKE TIME SETTING DELAY START Bake Time allows the oven to be set to cook for a specific The BAKE, CONVECT BAKE, BAKE TIlE 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 24 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 25 SETTING NUGGETS PIZZA SETTING The NUGGETS pad has been designed to give optimum The PIZZA pad has been designed to give optimum cooking cooking performance when cooking your favorite chicken performance when cooking your favorite pizza. The Pizza nuggets. In the lower oven, the Chicken Nuggets pad is pad let you choose a preset between a frozen pizza (425°F) preset for a Convection Bake at (400°F) with a Bake Time of and a fresh pizza (400°F).
  • Page 26: Setting Keep Warm

    SETTING KEEP WARM To set Keep Warm: Arrange interior oven racks and place food in oven. This mode is best for keeping oven baked foods warm for Press UPPER OVEN or LOWER OVEN to select oven. serving after cooking has finished. The KEEP WARM pad turns ON the Keep Warm feature and will maintain an oven Press KEEP WARM.
  • Page 27 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 28: Oven Temperature

    OVEN LIGHT ADJUSTING OVEN TEMPERATURE The temperature in the oven has been pre-set at the Each oven is equipped with an oven light. The oven light 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 29: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING What to Expect during Cleaning While the oven isin operation, the oven heats to temperatures A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures much higher than those used in normal cooking. Sounds (well above normal cooking temperatures) which eliminate of metal expansion and contraction are normal.
  • Page 30 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 32: Glass Cooktop Cleaning

    CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CEPJ_HIC GLASS COOKTOP CLEANING & CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP MAINTENANCE Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to 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 33: Cleaning Recommendations

    CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CARE AND CLEANING OF STAINLESS STEEL Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior CEI_,MIC GLASS COOKTOP (CONTINUED) 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 spilled to the General Care 8=Cleaning table for detailed or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface.
  • Page 34 REMOVING AND REPLACING THE LIFT = Firmly grasp both sides of oven door along the door sides (Do not use the oven door handle - See Figure 3). OFF LOWER OVEN DOOR The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down.
  • Page 35 REMOVING REPLACING THE LIFT- To Replace Oven Door: OFF UPPER OVEN DOOR 1. Grab the door by the sides; place the hinge supports in the hinge slots. Open the door to the fully opened To Remove Oven Door: position. 1. Open the door to the fully opened position. 2.
  • Page 36 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, Corrections Baking...
  • Page 37 Beforeyou 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 38 Areas of Mineral deposits from water and food. Remove using a ceramic-glass cooktop cleaning discoloration with cream. Use cookware with dean, dry bottoms. metalEc sheen, Poor baking results, Many factors affect baking results. Make sure the proper rack position is used. Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate.
  • Page 40 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.

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