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Frigidaire CGEF3057KFD Use & Care Manual

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  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire CGEF3057KFD

  • Page 1 1-800-944-9044 www.ffigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-83...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Setting oven lockout ..........of toll-free customer service numbers are included in the Setting minute timer ..........back of this manual. Or call Frigidaire Customer Services at Add a minute feature ..........1=800=944=9044, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Read all instructions before using this appliance, Do not attempt to install or operate your appliance until you Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and have read the safety precautions in this manual. Safety an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in or CAUTION statement based on the risk type.
  • Page 4 = Do not use water or flour on grease fires= smother the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, = Storage in or on appliance--flammable materials a dry chemical or foam=type extinguisher. should not be stored in an oven, warmer drawer, near surface units or in the storage = When heating fat or grease, watch it closely.
  • 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.Place a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, foods from the oven.
  • Page 6 timer size reed temp temp reed reed size dock ono_f • bake broil convect pizza nuggets ® --0 --0-- O --0 drawer on-off on-off on-off start cancel on-off on-off on-off quick keep self conve_ preheat warm clean convert a min Your electric range features include'...
  • Page 7: Removing, Replacing & Arranging The Oven Racks

    Oven vent location Types of oven racks 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. Do not block the oven vent.
  • Page 8: Effortless T" Oven Rack System And Assembly

    Effortless TM Oven Rack system Some models are equipped with a special oven rack system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the Only the Effortless T" 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 The dual radiant element allows the user to set the For best baking results allow 2-4" (5-10 cm) around the cookware for proper air circulation and be sure pans and smaller inner portion as a single element or both inner and cookware do not touch each other, the oven door, sides or outer portions may be set to heat together (See Figs.
  • Page 10: Cookware Material Types

    Using proper cookware Cookware material types The cookware material determines how evenly and quickly The size and type of cookware used will influence the heat is transferred from the surface element to the pan setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow bottom.
  • Page 11: Cooktop Display Windows

    Cooktop element power level display windows The cooktop element power level display features provide a digital display for each of the heating positions located on the cooktop. Power levels are easily controlled and monitored using the window displays in combination with the corresponding control touch pads.
  • Page 12: Setting Surface Controls

    Single radiant surface elements The cooktop has 2 single radiant surface elements. Each Suggested power level settings table (for single, surface element provides a constant amount of heat at each dual or triple elements) setting. A glowing red surface heating area extending beyond the bottom edge of the cookwa re indicates the Settings Type of cooking...
  • Page 13: Dual Radiant Elements

    Dual radiant surface elements The cooktop provides 1 or 2 dual radiant surface elements, depending on your model type. Indicator lights located on the backguard show which portions of the dual radiant element are set to heat. The o symbol indicates the inner coil only and should be used with smaller cookware (Fig.
  • Page 14: Triple Radiant Element (Some Models)

    Triple radiant surface element (some models) Depending on your model, the cooktop may have a triple radiant element. Indicator lights located on the backguard show which portions of the triple radiant element are set to heat. The o symbol indicates only the inner coil will heat and should be used for smaller cookware (Fig.
  • Page 15: Keep Warm Zone

    Keep warm zone The purpose of the keep warm zone isto keep hot cooked Keep warm zone tem peratu re selection foods at serving temperature. These include foods like; If a particular food is not listed, start with the medium heat vegetables, gravies, casseroles, soups, stews, breads, level, and adjust as needed.
  • Page 16: 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 17: 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. bake time broil convect 0 thr 9 delay start Use with pizza Use chicken nuggets Use to enter Use to set to set the...
  • Page 18: Setting The Clock

    Setting 12 or 24 hour display modes Setting clock When the range is first powered up, "12:00"will flash in the The clock display mode allows you to choose between 12 or display (See Fig. 1). 24 hr mode, The factory pre-set clock display mode is 12 hr.
  • Page 19: 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 Fig. 3 normal sounds. Setting minute timer To set silent mode: The timer allows you to track your cooking times without Step Press...
  • Page 20: 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 21: 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 22: Setting Convect (Convection) Bake

    ¢onvect bake (all models) Benefits of the convect feature Foods may cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. I 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.
  • Page 23: Setting Convect Broil (Some Models)

    Convect broil (some models _) Setting convect (convection) 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 24: Setting Broil

    Broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct Insert exposure to flame heat for optimum browing results. When broiling always remember to arrange the oven racks while oven is still cool. Position the oven rack as suggested in the broil settings table (See Fig. 4). To set broil: Press Step...
  • Page 25: 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. After 20 minutes of cook time the chicken nuggets To set the pizza feature: feature will automatically start the keep warm feature.
  • Page 26: 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 27: 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 28 To Set the Sabbath Feature (cont'd) To turn offthe oven but keep the Sabbath feature active: If a delay start time longer than 12 hours (maximum of Press cancel, cancel 24 hours) in advance is desired, set the display mode for the 24 hour setting.
  • Page 29: Keep Warm Drawer

    Operating keep warm drawer (some models) reed The purpose of the keep warm drawer is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperatures It is not recommended to heat cold food in the keep warm drawer; temp always start with hot food. The keep warm drawer may also be used to warm dinner plates.
  • Page 30 Arranging keep warm drawer rack positions Keep warm drawer recommended settings Recommended keep warm drawer food settings table is The keep warm drawer rack may be used in 2 ways: shown in Fig. 1. If a particular food is not listed, start with the reed (medium) setting.
  • Page 31: 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 32 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 1 hour and and shut-off self=clean automatically: "Hot"...
  • Page 33: Cleaning Recommendations Table

    Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation - Aluminum (trim pieces) &vinyl Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water a nd a cloth. For more - Painted and plastic control knobs difficult soils and buflt-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto - Painted bodyparts the soil.
  • Page 34: 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 cooktop cleaning cream supplied with your new...
  • Page 35: Replacing The Oven Light

    Cooktop cleaning (cont'd) Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: 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 36: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door Oven door The door is heavy. For safe, tempora ry storage, lay the door hinge locations flat with the inside of the door facing down. with oven door fully open, To remove oven door: Open oven door completely (horizontal with floor- See Fig.
  • Page 37 ...._ ..... Problem Solution Poor baking results, * Many factors affect baking results. Hake 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 38 ......... _........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.
  • Page 39: Before You Call - Solutions To Common Problems

    Yourapplianceis coveredby a oneyear limitedwarranty. F oroneyearfromyouroriginaldate of purchase,Electroluxwill pay allcostsfor repairingor replacingany partsof this appliancethatproveto be defectivein materialsor workmanship whensuchapplianceis installed,usedandmaintainedin accordance with 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.