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Frigidaire MEF361BHDB Owner's Manual

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OWNER'SGUIDE
Ceramic Glass Cooktop
Radiant Surface Elements
Eledronic Oven Control - ESI or ESII
SelfCleaning Oven Feature
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Contents
Product Registration .........................................................
2
Versi6n en espa_ol ...........................................................
2
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS...............................
3-4
Setting Surface Controls ................................................
5-7
8
Before Setting Oven Controls .........................................
I0
Setting Oven Controls ...............................................
1 I-I 5
Self Cleaning Oven ....................................................
General Cleaning .......................................................
18-21
Changing Cooktop and/or Oven Lights ..........................
22
Customizing Your Oven Performance .............................
23
Avoid Service Checklist ..............................................
24-25
Notes .........................................................................
26-27
Warranty .........................................................................
28
ELECTRIC RANGE
This Owner's Guide contains general operating
instructions
for your range and feature
information
for several models. Your range will not have all the described features.
31 6135922 (0101 )

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    OWNER'SGUIDE Ceramic Glass Cooktop Radiant Surface Elements Eledronic Oven Control - ESI or ESII SelfCleaning Oven Feature READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Contents Product Registration ............Versi6n en espa_ol ............IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS....... Setting Surface Controls ..........Setting Warm Zone Controls (if equipped) ....... Setting Warmer Drawer Controls (if equipped) ....
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Record in the space provided below the model and sedal numbers. The serial Frigidaire Home Products. number isfound on the right side of the oven front frame for models equipped with a ceramic-glass cook top. Versibn...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This guide contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of these symbols.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOK TOP OVEN • Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. Place *Use Care When Opening Oven Door or Warmer Drawer a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, and turn the unit equipped)--Stand to the side of the range when opening off before removing the pan.
  • Page 5 Surface Cooking Ceramic-Glass Cooktop The ceramic-glass cooktop has electric heating coils located below the surface Models with a Ceramic- of the glass. The design of the glass cooktop outlines the area of the surface unit below. Most importantly, make sure the diameter of the pan matches the Glass Cook Top diameter of the unit.
  • Page 6: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface To Operate Radiant Surface Unit Place cooking utensil on the surface element. Controls for Models Push in and turn the Surface Control knob in either direction to the desired with Radiant Elements setting. Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to finish cooking.
  • Page 7: Setting Warm Zone Controls (If Equipped)

    Setting Warm Zone To Operate the Warm Zone The purpose of the warm zone is to keep hot cooked foods at serving Controls (if equipped) temperature. Always start with hot food. It is not recommended to heat cold food on the warm zone. Use the warm zone to keep cooked foods hot such as: vegetables, gravies, All food placed on the warm zone should be covered with a lid or aluminum...
  • Page 8: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls (If Equipped)

    Setting Warmer Drawer Arranging Warmer Drawer Rack Positions The rack can be used in 2 ways: Controls (if equipped) • In the upright position to allow low profile food items to be placed both under and on top of the rack (for example, rolls or biscuits on top of the Use the warmer drawer to keep hot...
  • Page 9: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Oven Vent Location Before Setting Oven For models equipped with coil surface elements, the oven vent is located under Controls the left rear surface element. For models equipped with a ceramic-glass cook top the oven vent is located below the backguard. When the oven is on, warm air is released through the vents.
  • Page 10 Oven Control Styles 1 or 2 - Control Pad Functions READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various functions of the oven as described below. Refer to Control Style 1 or Control Style 2, depending on your model. The oven can be programmed •...
  • Page 11 Oven Control Style 2 - Setting the Clock and Minute Timer For a silent control panel (Control Style 2 Only): When choosing a function, a beep will be heard each time a pad is pushed. If desired, the controls can be programmed for silent operation.
  • Page 12 Oven Control Style 1 or 2 - Bake To Set or Change the Temperature for Normal Baking - Control Note: The oven control has a built-in Style 1 or 2 safety feature that will shut off the The oven can be program med to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F oven if the control is left on for more (65°C to 287°C).
  • Page 13 Oven Control Style 2 - To Set the Automatic Timer (Timed Bake Feature, Control Style 2 Only) Automatic Timer The BAKE TIME and STOP TIME controls operate the Timed Bake feature. The automatic timer will turn the oven on and off at the times you select in advance. The oven can be programmed to start immediately and shut off automatically...
  • Page 14 Oven Control Styles 1 or 2 - Broil To Broil - Control Style 1 or 2 The broiler pan and its grid allow dripping grease to drain and be kept Arrange oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in away from the high heat of the broiler.
  • Page 15: Self Cleaning Oven

    Self-Cleaning Oven Oven Control Styles 1 A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures (well above cooking or 2 - Self Cleaning temperatures) which eliminate soil completely or reduce it to a fine powdered ash you can wipe away with a damp cloth. Oven Adhere to the following cleaning precautions:...
  • Page 16 Oven Control Styles 1 To Start Self-Clean Cycle - Control Style The oven is programmed to run a 3 hour self-clean cycle. or 2 - Self Cleaning Be sure the oven door is closed. Oven Turn Temperature Control Knob to CLEAN. Push L_.
  • Page 17: General Cleaning

    General Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is cool. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular deanings will reduce the effort required for major cleanings later. Surfaces to Clean Aluminum...
  • Page 18 General Cleaning Ceramic-Glass Cooktop Cleaning Correct and consistent cleaning is essential to maintaining your ceramic-glass Ceramic Glass Cooktop cooktop. If food spills, grease spatters and metal rub-off from aluminum cookware are not removed, they may be burned onto the surface of the DO NOT use a cooktopl cooktop and cause permanent discoloration.
  • Page 19 General Cleaning To Remove Replace Oven Door To Remove Oven Door: Open the door. Remove screws located on the inside of the oven door near the hinges A The door is heavy. For (one on each side.) safe, temporary storage, lay the door Close the door to the quarter-open position.
  • Page 20: Changing Cooktop And/Or Oven Lights

    Changing Cooktop Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing the surface or oven lights. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection and/or Oven Lights against possible broken glass. (if equipped) To Change the Cooktop Light (some models) Turn power off at the main source or unplug the range.
  • Page 21: Customizing Your Oven Performance

    The temperature in the oven has been set at the factory. When first using the Oven Control Style 1 or oven, be sure to follow recipe times and temperatures. If you think the oven 2 - Customizing Your is too hot or too cool, the temperature in the oven can be adjusted.
  • Page 22: Avoid Service Checklist

    Avoid Service Checklist 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. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven Range is not level.
  • Page 23 Dripbowls arepitting or rusting. Foods withacids, s uchastomatoes, i f allowed to standin/onbowlswill cause corrosion. Remove a ndwashdripbowlsassoonaspossible aftera spillover Normal environment. Houses along sea coast are exposed to salt air. Protect bowls as much as possible from direct exposure to salt air. Drip bowls turning color or distorted.
  • Page 24: Notes

    RANGE WARRANTY Your range is protected by this warranty WARRANTY THROUGH OURAUTHORIZED SERVICERS, THE CONSUMERWILL BE RESPONSIBLEFOR: PERIOD WE WILL: FULL ONE-YEAR Oneyearfromoriginal Pay allcosts forrepairingor replacing any partsof this Costsofservicecallsthat areIlstsd under NORMAL WARRANTY pumhesedate. appliancewhich proveto be defectivein mstedals or RESPONSIBILITIESOF THE CONSUMER.* workmanship.

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