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Frigidaire CGEF3034MFC Use & Care Manual

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TABLE
OF CONTENTS
Important Safety Instructions ...........................
3-5
Features at a Glance .........................................
6
Before Setting Oven Controls ...........................
7-9
Before Setting Surface Controls .....................
9-10
Setting Surface Controls ...............................
11-14
Oven Control Functions (540) ............................
15
Setting Oven Controls .................................
16-26
Self-Cleaning ..............................................
27-28
Care & Cleani
C/SD) ..............................
29-32
Before You Call .......... ... ...............................
23-34
Major Appliance Warranty .....................
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USA 1-800-944-9044
www.frigidaire.ca
Canada 1-800-265-8352
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  • Page 1 Care & Cleani C/SD) ......29-32 Before You Call ..........23-34 Before Setting Surface Controls ..... 9-10 Setting Surface Controls ....... 11-14 Major Appliance Warranty ..... back page Oven Control Functions (540) ......www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    If you do need service, help is only a phone call away. A list Setting quick preheat ..........of toll-free customer service numbers are included in the Setting bake ............back of this manual. Or call Frigidaire Customer Services at Setting bake time ............ 1-800-944-9044. Seting delayed timed bake ........
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Read all instructions before using this appliance. Do not attempt to install or operate your appliance until you have read the safety precautions in this manual. Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING Tip Over Hazard or CAUTION statement based on the risk type. Definitions •...
  • Page 4 • Be sure to always have an appropriate foam-type fire extinguisher available, visible and easily accessible • Storage in or on appliance--flammable materials located near the appliance. should not be stored in an oven, warmer • Do not use water or flour on grease fires-- drawer, near surface units or in the storage smother the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda,...
  • Page 5 SELF-CLEANING OVENS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS USING • Clean in the self-cleaning cycle only the parts YOUR COOKTOP listed in this Use &Care Manual. Before self-cleaning • Know which knob controls each surface heating the oven, remove the broiler pan and any utensils or unit.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    hot serrate © © © OF_: h_ o h_ Your electric range features include: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front single (some models), dual (some models) or triple (some models) radiant element control. Left rear single (some models) or dual (some models)
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Oven vent location Types of oven racks _flat handle The oven vent is located under the left side of the control panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air passes through this vent. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results.
  • 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 TM Oven 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

    Air circulation in the oven For best baking results allow 2-4" (5-10 cm) around the cookware for proper air circulation and be sure pans and cookware do not touch each other, the oven door, sides or back of the oven cavity (Fig. 1). Hot air must be able to circulate around the pans and cookware in the oven for even heat to reach around the food.
  • Page 10: Cookware Material Types

    Types of cooktop elements Using proper cookware The ceramic glass cooktop has radiant surface elements The size and type of cookware used will influence the located below the surface of the glass. The patterns on the setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow ceramic glass will outline the size and type of element the recommendations for using proper cookware as...
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls

    Single radiant surface elements (all models) hot surface To operate the single radiant element" Place correctly sized cookware on single radiant surface element. to ......Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction (Fig. 2) to the desired setting (Refer to the Suggested radiant surface element settings table Fig.
  • Page 12: Setting A Dual Radiant Element

    Dual radiant surface elements (some models) Symbols on the backguard are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat. The o symbol indicates the inner coil only. The _ symbol indicates both inner and outer coils will heat. To operate a dual radiant element: Place correctly sized cookware on dual radiant surface •...
  • Page 13: Setting Keep Warm

    Keep warm (some models) Temperature selection - Refer to the keep warm zone The purpose of the keep warm zone is to keep hot cooked recommended food settings table (See Fig. 2). If a foods at serving temperature. Use the keep warm feature particular food is not listed, start with the medium level, 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 with your appliance. Check with the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) website and be sure to read all the information they have available as well Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled as follow their recommendations for home canning after they have been turned off.
  • Page 15: Oven Controls Functions

    READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below. convect- Use to convect convert 0 thr 9 bake time timer bake --Use to broil -- set the convect off-- Use to...
  • Page 16: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting the clock Setting 12 or 24 hour display modes When the range is first powered up or the power was The clock display mode allows you to choose between 12 or interrupted, "12:00" will flash in the display (See Fig. 1). 24 hr mode.
  • Page 17: Setting A Silent Control Panel

    Setting a silent control panel Silent mode allows the oven control to operate without sounds. The control may be programmed for silent operation and later returned to operating with all the normal sounds. Fig. 3 To set silent mode: Setting the minute timer Step...
  • Page 18: Setting Quick Preheat

    Setting quick preheat Setting bake time Use the quick preheat feature when using single rack Use the timed bake feature to automatically turn the oven off baking to quickly heat the oven to bake temperatures. after a desired length of time. this feature only for standard baking.
  • Page 19: Seting Delayed Timed Bake

    To program oven for delayed bake time and to shut-off automatically When the set bake time runs out: The delay start feature allows you to set a starting and ending time to the baking process. Prior to setting a delay start, be sure the time of day is set correctly.
  • Page 20: Setting Convect Bake

    Convect Benefits of the convection features -- Foods cook more evenly -- Multiple rack baking -- No special pans or bakeware needed Convect uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly and continuously around the oven. This improved heat distribution allows for fast, even cooking and browning results.
  • Page 21: Setting Convect Broil (Some Models)

    Convect broil (some models) Setting convect convert The convect convert feature allows you to convert any Use the convect broil feature to cook thicker cuts of meats baking recipe using the convect (convection) feature. The that require direct exposure to radiant heat and the control uses the normal recipe settings and adjusts to a convection fan for optimum browing results.
  • Page 22: 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. To set broil: Press Step Arrange oven rackwhile cool (Figs.1 &4). For optimum browning results, preheat the oven for about 5 minutes before adding food.
  • Page 23: Setting Pizza Feature

    Setting pizza feature Setting chicken nuggets feature (cont'd) For your convenience the pizza feature provides 2 different settings. You may use the pizza feature whether starting with fresh or frozen pizza. To set the pizza feature: After 20 minutes of cook time the chicken nuggets Step Press feature will automatically start the keep warm feature.
  • Page 24: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    Adjusting the oven temperature Operating the oven light Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to ensure an accurate baking temperature. For the first few The interior oven light will automatically turn ON when the uses, follow your recipe times and temperature oven door is opened.
  • Page 25: Setting The Sabbath Mode Feature

    To Set Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) To program the oven for 350°F bake and activate For further assistance, guidelines for proper the Sabbath feature: usage and a complete list of models with the Step Press Sabbath feature, please vist the web at Be sure that the clock is set with...
  • Page 26 To Set the Sabbath Feature (cont'd) To turn off the oven but keep the Sabbath feature active= If a delay start time longer than 12 hours (maximum of Presscancel, cancel 24 hours) in advance is desired, set the display mode for the 24 hour setting.
  • Page 27: Self-Cleaning

    Self-cleaning A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures (well above normal cooking temperatures) which eliminate soils completely or reduces them to a fine powdered ash During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range you can wipe away with a damp cloth. can become very hot to the touch.
  • Page 28 Setting a self-clean cycle or a delayed When the self-clean cycle has completed: start self-clean cycle The time of day and "Hot" will appear in the display Examples: To start an immediate self-cleaning cycle window (See Fig.3). and/or how to add a delay start time of 9:00 o'clock Once the oven has cooled down for about i hour and and shut-off self-clean automatically: "Hot"...
  • Page 29: Care & Cleaning

    Cleaning recommendation table Recommendation Surface type • Control knobs Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. • Painted bodyparts For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more • Painted decorativetrim difficult soils and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto °...
  • Page 30: Cooktop Maintenance And Cleaning

    Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are maintaining your ceramicglasscooktop. turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply some of For light to moderate soil: the glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner supplied with your new Apply a few drops of glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner directly...
  • Page 31: Replacing The Oven Light

    Cooktop cleaning (cont'd) Plastic or foods with a high sugar contenb These types of soils need be removed immediately if spilled or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface. Permanent Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you damage (such as pitting of the cooktop surface) may occur use an abrasive type cleaning pad.
  • Page 32: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door Oven door hinge • To avoid possible injury when removing or replacing the locations oven door, follow the instructions below carefully and with oven door always hold the oven door with both hands positioned fully open.
  • Page 33: Before You Call - Solutions To Common Problems

    Problem Solution Poor baking results. • Many factors affect baking results. Make sure the proper oven rack position is used. Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate. Allow the oven to preheat to the set temperature before placing food in the oven.
  • Page 34 Problem Solution Soil not completely removed after self- • Failure to clean bottom, front top of oven, frame of oven or door area cleaning cycle, outside oven seal. These areas are not in the self-cleaning area, but get hot enough to burn on residue. Clean these areas before the self-cleaning cycle is started.
  • Page 36 Yourapplianceis coveredby a oneyear limitedwarranty.Foroneyearfrom youroriginaldateof purchase, E lectrolux will payallcostsfor repairingor replacinganypartsof this appliancethat prove to bedefectivein materials or workmanship whensuchapplianceis installed,usedandmaintained in accordance w ith the providedinstructions. Exclusions This warranty does not cover the following: Products with original serial numbers that have been removed, altered or cannot be readily determined. Product that has been transferred from its original owner to another party or removed outside the USA or Canada.