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Frigidaire MEF352BGWE Owner's Manual

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OWNER'SGUIDE
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
ELECTRIC RANGE
COIL SURFACEELEMENTS
SELF-CLEANINGOVEN MODELS
P/N 316000635
(9703)

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  • Page 1 OWNER'SGUIDE READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS ELECTRIC RANGE COIL SURFACEELEMENTS SELF-CLEANINGOVEN MODELS P/N 316000635 (9703)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Model Serial Numbers in completely, signed and returned to Record in the space provided below the model and serial numbers found on the Frigidaire Company. serial plate located under the lift-up cooktop. Model Number: Serial Number: Date of Purchase: Contents...
  • 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. Pleasepay 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 _'_J_This...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ccontinued IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOKTOP YOUR OVEN • Know which knob controls each surface heating element. • Use Care When Opening Door--Stand to the side of the range • Use Proper Pan Size--This appliance is equipped with one or when opening the door of a hot oven.
  • Page 5: Control Pad Functions

    Control Pad Functions READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING 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 6: Setting The Clock And Minute Timer

    Setting the Clock and Minute Timer For a silent control panel (Figure 2 Only): When choosing a function, a beep will be heard each time a pad is pushed. If desired, the controls can be programmed forsilent operation. Pushand hold STOP TIME.
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    To Operate Surface Element Setting Surface Place cooking utensil on the surface element. Controls Push in and turn the Surface Control knob in either direction to the desired setting. Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to finish cooking.
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Oven Vent Location Before Setting Oven The oven is vented under the left rear surface element. When the oven is on, Controls warm air is released through the vents. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results. Arranging Oven Racks...
  • Page 9: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls To Set or Change the Temperature for Normal Baking The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F. To Set the Controls for Normal Baking: Turn Temperature Control Knob to the desired baking temperature. Push START.
  • Page 10 Setting Oven Controls (continued) To Set the Automatic Timer (Timed Bake Feature, Figure 2 Only) Use caution when using The BAKE TIME and STOP TIME controls operate the Timed Bake feature. The the automatic timer. Use the automatic automatic timer will turn the oven on and off at the times you select in advance. timer when cooking cured or frozen The oven can be programmed to start immediately and shut off automatically or meats and most fruits and vegetables.
  • Page 11 Setting Oven Controls (continued) To Broil Arrange oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the chart below. Rack Position From Top Food Rare steaks Ham slices, fish, medium steaks, hamburgers and chops Well-done foods such as chicken and lobster Broil Stop...
  • Page 12: Oven Cleaning

    Oven Cleaning _T_'_During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside ofthe 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 _lr__DO 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 To Start Self-Clean Cycle (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. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible. REGULAR CLEANINGS WILL REDUCETHE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANINGS LATER. Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum (Trim Pieces) &...
  • Page 15 General Cleaning Surface Elements Drip Bowls Surface elements can be unplugged and removed to make cleaning the drip pans (continued) easier. The surface elements clean themselves when theyareturned on. Food spilled on a hot element will burn off. Food spilled on a cool element may be cleaned with _rl_i_Be sure the range is cool a damp clothiany...
  • Page 16: Changing Cooktop And/Or Oven Lights (Some Models)

    Changing Cooktop _!_i'_llBe sure the range is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing the surface or oven lights. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection and/or Oven Lights against possible broken glass. (some models) To Change the Cooktop Light (some models) For models with 2 Phillips®...
  • Page 17: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    The temperature in the oven has been set at the factory. When first using the oven, Adjusting Oven be sure to follow recipe times and temperatures. If you think the oven is too hot Temperature or too cool, the temperature in the oven can be adjusted. Before adjusting, test a recipe by using a temperature setting that...
  • Page 18: Avoid Service Checklist

    Avoid Service Checklist 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. 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 Cooktop and/or oven lights (some Replace or tighten bulb. See Changing Cooktop and/or Oven Lights (some models) does not work. models) in this Owner's Guide for instructions. Control(s) not set properly. Follow instructions under Setting Oven Controls. Oven smokes excessively during broiling.
  • Page 20: Warranty

    WCI authorizes no one else to change or add to any of these obligations under this warranty. obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Frigidaire Consumer Services or an authorized Frigidaire servicer. WARRANTY WE WILL, THROUGH...