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Before You Call Solutions To Common Problems - Frigidaire FFEF3010LWB Use & Care Manual

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Problem
Solution
Poor baking results.
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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. Try adjusting the recipe's recommended
temperature
or baking time.
Appliance is not level.
*
Be sure floor is level, strong & stable enough to adequately
support range.
If floor is sagging or sloping, contact
a carpenter
to correct the situation.
*
Poor installation.
Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack.
Adjust leveling legs at base of appliance until the rack is level.
*
Kitchen cabinet alignment
may make range appear not level. Be sure cabinets are square
& have sufficient
room for appliance clearance.
Cannot move appliance easily. Appliance must be
*
Cabinets not square or are built in too tightly. Contact builder or installer to make appliance
accessible for service,
accessible.
*
Carpet interferes
with appliance.
Provide sufficient
space so appliance can be lifted over
carpet.
SurfaCe element too .......
hot or not hot......................................
enough.
*
incorrect
control
setting.
Be sure the €orrect control is oN for the element that you are
attempting
to use.
Surface element
does not heat.
*
Lightweight
or warped pans used. Use only flat, evenly balanced,
medium or
heavyweight
cookware.
Flat pans heat better than warped pans. Cookware
materials
and weight of the material affect heating. Heavy & medium-weight
pans heat evenly.
Because lightweight
pans heat unevenly, foods may burn easily.
Entire appliance does not operate.
,
Hake sure cord/plug
is plugged correctly
into outlet.
Service wiring is not complete.
Contact your dealer, installing agent or authorized
service
agent.
*
Electrical power outage.
Check house lights to be sure. Call your local electric company
for service.
Oven
...............................
portion of appliance does not operate.
;
Be sure the oven controis are set properly for the desired cooking featurel See Setting
Oven Controls in this manual or read instructions "Entire appliance does not operate" in this
checklist.
Oven light does not work.
*
Be sure the light is secure in the socket. Also see"Replacing the oven light" in Care & CJeaning
section.
Oven smokes excessively during broiling.
Incorrect
setting. Follow broil instructions
in Setting
Oven Controls.
*
Hake sure oven door is opened to broil step
position.
*
Heat too close to the broil element. Reposition the oven rack to provide proper clearance
between the meat & the element. Preheat the broil element for searing.
*
Heat not properly prepared. Remove excess fat from meat. Cut remaining fatty edges to
prevent curling, but do not cut into lean.
*
Broiler pan and insert wrong side up and grease not draining. Always place insert on the
broiler pan with ribs up & slots down to allow grease to drip into pan (some models).
*
Grease has built up on oven surfaces. Regular cleaning is necessary when broiling
frequently.
Old grease or food spatters cause excessive smoking.
Flames inside oven or smoking from oven vent.
*
Excessive spillovers in oven. This will happen for pie spillovers or large amounts of grease left
on the oven bottom. Wipe up excessive spillovers before starting oven.
If flames or
excessive smoke are present follow broiling instructions
in Setting
Oven Controls
section.
Drip bowls are pitting or rusting (coil cooktop
*
Foods with acids, such as tomatoes,
if allowed to stand in/on bowls will cause corrosion.
models only).
Remove and wash drip bowls as soon as possible after a spill over.
*
Normal environment.
Houses located along sea coasts are exposed to salt air. Protect bowls
as much as possible from direct exposure to salt air.
.........
Drip bowis are turning
coior or distorted
(coii ............................................
ottom of cookware extends beyond surface eiement and touches cooktop surface
h
....
cooktop models only),
cause high enough temperatures
to discolor drip bowls. DO NOT use cookware of this type.
Pan sizes should match the size of the element. Replacement drip bowls may be purchased
from your appliance dealer.

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