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Frigidaire FGEF304DKFD Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 USA1-800-944-9044 www_frigidaire,ca Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Congratulations on your purchase of a new appliance! At Product Registration Electrolux Home Products, we are very 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: Tip Over Hazard

    Read all instructions before using this appliance. o 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. Do not remove _:_ This is the safety alert symbol.
  • Page 4 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: For Future Reference

    dueto thesudden change intemperature. Check t he o Do not use a broiler pan without its insert. Broiler manufacturer's recommendations forcooktop use. pan and grid allow dripping fat to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the broiler. Do Not Use Decorative Surface Burner Covers.
  • Page 6 zo = tower _emp oven ® on°off Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front element control and electronic display, Left rear element control and electronic display. Right rear element control and electronic display. Right front element control and electronic display. Keep warm zone control.
  • Page 7 electronic surface element control (ESEC) The Bectronic 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

    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...
  • 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 left 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 Thepurpose ofthe keepwarmzoneisto keephot cooked foodsat serving temperature. Usethe keepwarm The keep warm zone will not glow red when it is hot, feature to keepcooked foodshotsuchas:vegetables, but becomes hot enough to cause burns. Avoid placing gravies, casseroles, soups, s tews, b reads, p astries a nd hands on or near the keep warm zone until the keep oven-safe d innerplates.
  • Page 12 Installing Upper Oven Rack Supports Air circulation in the oven If using 1 rack, place in center of oven. If using multiple To install oven rack support, insert it into the two brackets racks, stagger cookware as shown. on the oven wall interior and push down as shown in the illustration to the right.
  • 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 connector 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.
  • 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. OVen --p_[ -convect --pizza --nuggets warm...
  • Page 16: Convection Bake

    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 The Clock

    SETTING THE CLOCK SETTING CONTINUOUS BAKE 6 HOUR ENERGY SAVING The SET CLOCK pad is used to set the clock. The clock may The TIMER and SELF CLEAN pads control the Continuous be set for 12 or 24 hour time of day operation. The clock Bake or 6 Hour Energy Saving features.
  • Page 18: Operation

    SETTING LOCKOUT FEATURE SETTING MINUTE TIMER The TIM ER ON,OFF pad controls the Minute Timer feature. 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.
  • Page 19 SETTING BAKE SETTING QUICK PREHEAT Use the quick preheat feature when using single rack The BAKE pad controls normal baking. Ira rapid preheating baking to quickly heat the oven to bake temperatures. Use is preferred, refer to the QUICK PREHEAT feature for this feature only for standard baking.
  • Page 20 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 Convection Roast

    SETTING CONVECTION ROAST (lower oven SETTING CONVECTION CONVERT (lower only) only) oven 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.
  • 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 2. Press LOWER OVEN to select oven. poultry. The Convection Broiling gently browns the exterior 3.
  • Page 23 SETTING BAKE TIHE SETTING DELAY START Bake Time allows the oven to be set to cook for a specific The BAKEr CONVECT BAKEr BAKE TIHE 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 set a Broil of 500°F: SETTING BROIL Placethe broiler pan insert on the broiler pan. Then place This mode is bestfor meats, fishand poultry up to I" the food on the broiler pan insert. DO NOT use the broiler thick. B roiling i s a method of cookingtendercutsof meat by direct heat under the broil element of the oven.
  • Page 25 SETTING CHICKEN NUGGETS SETTING PIZZA The PIZZA pad has been designed to give optimum cooking The CHICKEN NUGGETS pad has been designedto give optimum cooking performance when cooking your favorite performance when cooking your favorite pizza. The Pizza chicken nuggets. In the lower oven, the Chicken Nuggets pad let you choose a preset between a frozen pizza (425°F) pad is preset for a Convection Bake at (400°F) with a Bake 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 Press KEEP WARM.
  • Page 27: Delay Start

    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 is in 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 cool down To set the...
  • Page 31: Cleaning Various Parts Of Your Appliance

    CLEANING 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 HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 32 CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP CLEANING & CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP HAINTENANCE C0ns stent p roper dean .g i s essentia to 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 33: Cleaning Recommendations

    CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CARE AND CLEANING OF STAINLESS STEEL Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior (CONTINUED) CERAHIC GLASS COOKTOP 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 34 REMOVING 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 fiat with the inside of the door facing down.
  • Page 35: Removing And Replacing

    REMOVING AND REPLACING TilE 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.
  • Page 36 iiiiii 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 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 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 cooktop surface, affect cooking and will become less visible with time, _leaning materials not recommended for ceramic:g!ass €ooktoP have Been Used: see Cooktop Cleaning - Ceramic Glass Cooktop Models section under General Cleaning.
  • 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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