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Frigidaire ES200/300 Use & Care Manual

Electric range controls, self-cleaning oven with ceramic cooktop
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P/N 316257123 REV. A (0309)

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  • Page 1 P/N 316257123 REV. A (0309)
  • Page 2: Welcome & Congratulations

    Your satisfaction is our number one priority. We know you’ll enjoy your new range and Thank You for choosing our product. We hope you consider us for future purchases.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency. • User servicing—Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically recommended in the manuals.
  • Page 4 • Do Not Clean Door Gasket—The door gasket is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage or move the gasket. •The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning cycle of any range. Move birds to another well-ventilated room.
  • Page 5: Features At A Glance

    Features At A Glance Features will vary according to model...
  • Page 6: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls Removing & Replacing Oven Racks To remove, pull the rack forward until it stops. Lift up front of rack and slide out. To replace, fit the rack onto the guides on the oven walls. Tilt the front of the rack upward and slide the rack back into place. Using proper cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element.
  • Page 7 Element On and Hot Surface Indicator Lights Your range is equipped with two different surface control lights that will glow on your range— the Element On indicator light and a Hot Surface indicator light.
  • Page 8: Setting Surface Controls

    Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the range when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wooden spoons could catch fire if placed too close to the surface elements.
  • Page 9 Warming Zone Recommended Food Settings Chart Food Item Heating Level Breads/Pastries Casseroles Dinner Plates with Food Eggs Gravies Meats Sauces Soups (cream) Stews Vegetables Fried Foods Hot Beverages Soups (liquid) Setting Surface Controls To Operate Dual Radiant Surface Elements (If equipped) Symbols on the backguard are used to indicate which coil of the Dual Radiant element will heat.
  • Page 10: Oven Control 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. Note: Control panel graphics may vary from those shown. CLEAR PAD— Used to clear any function previously entered except the time of day and minute timer.
  • Page 11: Setting Oven Controls

    Note: The time of day must first be set in order to operate the oven. To Set the Clock When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display will flash "12:00". 1. Press 2.
  • Page 12: To Set Or Change The Temperature For Baking

    To Set or Change the Temperature for Baking The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (65°C to 287°C). To Set the Controls for Baking: 1. Press . "— — —" appears in the display. 2.
  • Page 13 Benefits of Speed Bake™ Cooking System: —Foods cook up to 30% faster, saving time and energy. —Multiple rack baking. —No special pans or bakeware needed. Recommended Foods for Speed Bake™ Cooking System Decrease Cook Food Item Time by: Casseroles Meats (or 5 min/lb) Poultry (or 10 min/lb)
  • Page 14 To Set the Timed Bake Feature (some models) The BAKE TIME and STOP TIME controls operate the Timed Bake feature to 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 or to begin baking at a later time with an automatic shutoff.
  • Page 15 The broiler pan and the insert allows grease to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the broiler. DO NOT use the pan without the insert. DO NOT cover the insert with foil; the exposed grease could ignite.
  • Page 16: Self-Cleaning Oven

    During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance. The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning cycle of any range.
  • Page 17: To Start The Self-Clean Cycle

    To Start the Self-Clean Cycle For satisfactory results use a 2 hour self-clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for average to heavy soils. NOTE: The kitchen area should be ventilated using an open window, ventitlation fan or exhaust hood during the first self-clean cycle.
  • Page 18: Care And Cleaning

    Surfaces Aluminum (Trim Pieces) & Vinyl Painted and Plastic Control Knobs, Body Parts, and Decorative Trim Stainless Steel, Chrome Control Panel, Decorative Trim Porcelain Enamel Broiler Pan and Insert, Door Liner, Body Parts, Warmer Drawer (if equipped) Oven Racks Oven door Ceramic Cooktop Care &...
  • Page 19: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your Ceramic Glass cooktop. Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply some of the cooktop cleaning cream supplied with your new range. Buff with a non-abrasive cloth or pad such as a 3M Scotch-Brite® Blue Multi-Purpose No Scratch Scrub Sponge. This will make cleaning easier when soiled from cooking.
  • Page 20 Note: Additional cooktop cleaning cream may be ordered by visiting the Frigidaire website at www.frigidaire.com. Removing and Replacing the Oven Door (all models) The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down.
  • Page 21: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel (Some Models)

    4. Replace glass shield over bulb and snap wire holder into place. 5. Turn power back on again at the main source (or plug the range back in). 6. The clock will then need to be reset. To reset, see Setting the Clock and Minute Timer in this Use &...
  • Page 22: Before You Call

    Be sure floor is level and is strong and stable enough to adequately support range. If floor is sagging or sloping, contact a carpenter to correct the situation.
  • Page 23 OCCURRENCE Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Poor baking results. Self-cleaning cycle does not work. Soil not completely removed after self- cleaning cycle. Flames inside oven or smoking from vent. Drip bowls are pitting or rusting (Coil element models). Drip bowls turning color or distorted (Coil element models).
  • Page 24: Range Warranty

    RANGE WARRANTY Your range is protected by this warranty In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products North America servicer.

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