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Frigidaire FGES3045KWE Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 USA 1-800-944-9044 www,frigidaire,ca Canada :I.-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Congratulations on your purchase of a new appliance! At Product Registration ElectroluxHome Products,we arevery proud of our Register Your Product productand arecompletely committed to providing y ou withthe bestservice possible. Your satisfaction isour The PRODUCT number one priority. REGISTRATION CARD shouldbe filled incompletely, We know you'll enjoy your new appliance and Thank You signedand returned to...
  • Page 3: Tip Over Hazard

    Read all instructions before using this appliance. o Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using the appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic Save these instructions for future reference. 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: Important Instructions

    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 utensils a resuitable forcooktop service w ithoutbreaking pot holders contact the hot oven element or interior of dueto thesudden change intemperature. Check t he the oven/Warm & Serve Drawer (if equipped). manufacturer's recommendations forcooktop use, - Do not use a broiler pan without its insert.
  • Page 6 Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front element control, Left rear element control. Right rear element control. Right front element control. Keep warm zone control, Element on indicator light. Automatic oven door light switch. Self-clean door latch. Oven vent.
  • Page 7 Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Electronic element control digital displays, Keep warm zone control. Warm &serve drawer control. Left front element control. Left rear element control. Right rear element control. Right front element control. Element on indicator light. Cooktop on indicator light.
  • Page 8 Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left rear burner control, Keep warm zone control. Warm &serve drawer control. Left front element control. Left rear element control. Right rear element control. Right front element control. Element on indicator light. Cooktop on indicator light.
  • Page 9: Element On & Hot Surface Indicator Lights

    Model A only: About ceramic glass cooktop The hot surface indicator light located on the cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements (Figure 2) will glow when any surface cooking area heats located below the surface of the glass. The design of the up and will remain on until the glass cooktop has cooled ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element to a MODERATE level.
  • Page 10 The electronic surface element control (ESEC) (Models B & C only) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) feature includes digital display windows. The ESEC feature ..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 11 Using proper cookware Cookware material types The size and type of cookware used will influence the The cookware material determines how evenly and quickly setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow heat is transferred from the surface element to the pan the recommendations for using proper cookware as bottom.
  • Page 12 Single radiant surface elements (all models) The cooktop has 2 or 3 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the left rear position (Figures 1, 2 A 3), the right rear position (Figures 1 and 2), and the right front position (Figures 1 and 3). The left rear element may also be used with the Bridge element (Model C only - Figure 3).
  • Page 13 Dual Surface Radiant Element (all models) The cooktop is equipped with 1 or 2 dual radiant surface elements located at the left front (Figures l& 2) and the right front (Figure 2) or the right rear (Figure 3) position. Symbols around the knob are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 14 Bridge surface radiant element (Model C only) The cooktop is equipped with a "BRTDGE" surface element located at the left front and middle (Fig. 1) positions. The Bridge can be used when cooking with rectangular (like a griddle) or oval shaped cookware. The element will maintain an even temperature seLLing across both portions of the Bridge.
  • Page 15 Keep warm zone (Models B & C only) 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 16: Oven Vent Location

    Oven vent location Arranging oven racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS The oven is vented as shown below. When the oven is COOL (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use on, warm air is released through the vent. This venting is oven mitts when using the oven.
  • Page 17: Types Of Oven Racks

    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 (All models- Figure 1). oven racks. Wait until the oven has completely cooled if •...
  • Page 18 TheEffortless'" oven rack system Door Rack connector Some models are equipped with a special oven rack 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 19: Temperature Visual Display

    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, Figure I - Model A &...
  • Page 20 MINIMUM MAXIMUM CONTROL PAD 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 21: Operation

    SETTING CONTINUOUS BAKE 6 HOUR SETTING SILENT CONTROL OPERATION ENERGY SAVING The DELAY START and SELF CLEAN pads control the Silent Control operation feature. The Silent Control operation The TIMER and SELF CLEAN pads control the Continuous feature allows the oven control to be operated without Bake or 6 Hour Energy Saving features.
  • Page 22 SETTING LOCKOUT FEATURE SETTING MINUTE TIMER pad controls the Minute Timer feature. TheTIMERON'OFF The _ij pad controls the Lockout feature. The Lockout feature The Minute Timer serves as an extra timer in the kitchen automatically locks the cooktop controls, the oven door and that will beep when the set time has run out.
  • Page 23 SETTING BAKE SET[ING QUICK OR POWERPLUS TM PREHEAT Use the preheat feature when using single rack baking The BAKE pad controls normal baking. Ifa rapid preheating to quickly heat the oven to bake temperatures. Use this is preferred, refer to the POWERPLUS T" PREHEAT feature feature only for standard baking.
  • Page 24 SETTING CONVECTION BAKE 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 25: Convection Convert

    SETTING CONVECTION CONVERT SETTING CONVECTION ROAST 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. Use this mode when cooking speed is desired. set properly, this feature is designed to display the actual The Convection Roasting gently browns the exterior and converted (reduced) temperature in the display.
  • Page 26 To set a Convection BroilTemperature of 500°F: SETTING CONVECTION BROIL (some I. Arrangeoven racks. models) 2. Press CONVECT; "350" will be displayed; "CONVECT" Use thismode forthicker cutsof meat, fish and poultW. and "BAKE" will flash. The ConvectionBroiling g entlybrowns the exterior and 3.
  • Page 27 SETTING BAKE TIME SETTING DELAY START The BAKEr CONVECTION BAKEr BAKETIME and DELAY Bake Time allows the oven to be set to cook for a specific START pads control the Delayed Time Bake feature. The length of time and shut off automatically. 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 28 SETTING KEEP WARM SETTING PIZZA (some models) This mode is best for keeping oven baked foods warm for The PIZZA pad has been designed to give optimum cooking serving after cooking has finished. The KEEP WARM pad performance when cooking your favorite pizza. The Pizza turns ON the Keep Warm feature and will maintain an oven pad let you choose a preset between a frozen pizza (425°F) temperature of 170°F (77°C).
  • Page 29 SETTING HY FAVORITE (some models) SETTING CHICKEN NUGGETS The My Favorite setting allow you to save your most The CHICKEN NUGGETS pad has been designedto give frequently used or most complex cooking sequence. This optimum cookingperformance when cooking your favorite feature will save the cooking mode, the target temperature chicken nuggets.
  • Page 30 set a Broil of 500°F: SETTING BROIL Placethe broiler pan insert on the broiler pan. Then place This mode isbest for 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 31: Oven Light

    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 32: Oven Temperature

    ADJUSTING OVEN TEMPERATURE OVEN LIGHT The oven is equipped with 2 oven lights. The oven lights will The temperature in the oven has been pre-set at the turn on automatically, when the oven door is opened. factory. When first using the oven, be sure to follow recipe The oven light may be turned on when the door is closed by times and temperatures.
  • Page 33: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING What to Expect during Cleaning While the oven is in operation, the oven heats to A self=cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures temperatures much higher than those used in normal (well above normal cooking temperatures) which cooking. Sounds of metal expansion and contraction eliminate soils completely or reduces them to a fine are normal.
  • Page 34 SETTING SELF-CLEAN CYCLE TIME LENGTH The SELF CLEAN and DELAY START pads controls the Delayed SeIFClean 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 35: Keep Warm Drawer

    Note: For best results, preheat the keep warm drawer Keep warm drawer rack positions before adding the food. An empty drawer will preheat The rack can be used in 2 ways: in approximately 15 minutes. In the upright position (Figure 1) to allow low keep warm When the food is ready for removal, profile food items to be placed both under and on top...
  • Page 36 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 37 Cleaning recommendations for the Ceramic glass cooktop cleaning & maintenance ceramic glass cooktop Consistent and proper cleaning is essential 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 38 Cleaning recommendations Care cleaning of stainless steel Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior ceramic 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 &...
  • Page 39: Changing Oven Light

    Changing oven light Oven door- Be sure the oven is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing the oven light bulb. Do not turn the oven light on during a self-cleaning cycle. High temperature will reduce lamp life. On some models an interior oven light will turn on Figure 3 Figure 4 automatically...
  • Page 40 To remove and replace storage drawer with glide (some models) extendible To Remove Storage Drawer Turn the keep warm drawer control knob to OFF before 1. Open the drawer to the fully opened position. removing the drawer. DO NOT touch the keep warm 2.
  • Page 41 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 42 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 43 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. Cleaning materials not recommended for ceramic-glass cooktop have been used.
  • Page 44 Yourappliance i scovered b ya oneyearlimited warranty. Foroneyearfromyouroriginal d ateofpurchase, Electrolux will payall costsfor repairing or replacing anypartsof this appliance that proveto be defective in materials or workmanship whensuchappliance i sinstalled, u sed andmaintained i n accordance withthe provided instructions. Exclusions This warranty does not cover the following"...