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Frigidaire ES300 Important Safety Instructions Manual

Gas range control, self-cleaning oven with sealed gas burners
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Gas
Range
Welcome .......................................... 2
ES300 Control, Self-Cleaning Oven
with Sealed Gas Burners
Features at a Glance ...................... 6
Setting Surface Controls ............... 8
Oven Control Functions ................ 9
Setting Oven Controls ............ 10-14
Self Cleaning ........................... 15-16
20-21
Warranty ......................... Back Page
Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at:
http://www.frigidaire.com
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
p/n 316417100 REV A (0408)

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    General Care & Cleaning ... 17-19 Adjusting Oven Temperature ... 19 Before You Call 20-21 Solutions to Common Problems ... Warranty ... Back Page Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at: http://www.frigidaire.com READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS p/n 316417100 REV A (0408)
  • Page 2: Welcome

    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 IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR OVEN • Use Care When Opening Oven Door or Warmer Drawer— Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace food in the oven.
  • Page 5 See the INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS packaged with this range for complete installation and grounding instructions. Conversion to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (or L.P. Gas) The natural gas range is designed to allow for conversion to Liquefied Petroleum (L.P.) Gas. If L.P. conversion is needed, contact your local appliance dealer for assistance.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    23. Burner Drip pans (some models). 24. Broil Pan (some models). 25. Broil Pan Insert (some models). 26. Leveling Legs and Anti-tip Bracket (included). NOTE: The features of your range may vary according to model type & color. Features At A Glance...
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Oven Racks Your range is equipped with one or more Flat Oven Rack(s). Place the rack(s) into the positions shown in Fig. 2. See the Recommended Rack Positions in the chart above. Baking Layer Cakes with 1 or 2 Oven Racks For best results when baking cakes using 2 oven racks, place cookware on rack positions 3 &...
  • Page 8: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Setting Surface Controls Your range may be equipped with different sized surface burners. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. The SIMMER burner (some models) is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc.
  • Page 9: Oven Control 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 PAD— Used to enter the length of the baking time. CLOCK PAD— Used to set the time of day.
  • Page 10: 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".
  • Page 11 To Set or Change the Temperature for Baking The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). To Set the Controls for Baking: 1. Press . "— — —" appears in the display. 2.
  • Page 12 To Set the Timed Bake and Delay Start (Delayed Timed Bake) Features BAKE TIME and START TIME pads operate the features that 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 (Timed Bake) or to begin baking at a later time with a delayed start time (Delay Start).
  • Page 13 Speed Bake™ Cooking System Benefits of Speed Bake™ Cooking System: —Foods cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. —Multiple rack baking. —No special pans or bakeware needed. Fig. 1 General Cooking Instructions: For Baking: 1. For optimum cooking results it is recommended to preheat the oven when baking foods such as cookies, biscuits and breads. 2.
  • Page 14 To Set for Broiling: 1. Arrange the oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the Broil Rack Position Table below. 2. Press . " — — "will appear in display. 3. Press and hold the the display.
  • Page 15: Self Cleaning

    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 16 Starting the Self-Clean Cycle or a Delayed Start Self-Clean Cycle For satisfactory results, use a 2 hour Self-Clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for heavier soils. NOTE: The kitchen area should be well ventilated using an open window, ventitlation fan or exhaust hood during the 1st Self-Clean cycle.
  • Page 17: General Care & Cleaning

    Rinse and wipe dry with a clean cloth. Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during furture heating. DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the range top. Clean with hot, soapy water and a dishcloth. Rinse with clean water and a cloth. Do not use cleaners with high concentrations of chlorides or chlorines.
  • Page 18: Removing And Replacing The Lift-Off Oven Door

    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 oven light.
  • Page 19: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    Cleaning the Contoured Well Areas, Burner Cap, Burner Head and Burner Drip Pans (some models) he contoured well areas, burner cap, burner head and burner drip pans (some models) should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. Refer to the following instructions: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature Your oven control has been precisely set at the factory.
  • Page 20: Before You Call

    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. When range is level, cooktop may appear out of alignment if countertop is not level.
  • Page 21: Solutions To Common Problems

    OCCURRENCE Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Oven control beeps and displays any F code error (for example F11). Poor baking results. Self-Cleaning cycle does not work. Soil is not completely removed. Flames inside oven or smoking from vent. Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Meat is too close to the broil burner.
  • Page 22 Notes...
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  • Page 24: Warranty

    LIMITED WARRANTY Your range is protected by this warranty WARRANTY PERIOD One year from original FULL ONE-YEAR purchase date. WARRANTY Second through fifth years LIMITED 2ND - 5TH from original purchase date. YEAR WARRANTY (Glass Smoothtop, Seal & Elements) Time periods listed above.