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Electrolux EI30IF40LS Use And Care Manual

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Induction Range
Use and Care Guide
316471312 Rev A April 2013



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  • Page 1 ..........................Induction Range Use and Care Guide 316471312 Rev A April 2013...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    PLEASE READ & SAVE THIS GUIDE Thank you for purchasing an Electrolux appliance. You’ve chosen a product that brings with it decades of professional experience and innovation. Ingenious and stylish, it has been designed with you in mind. So whenever you use it, you can be safe in the knowledge that you’ll get great results every time.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols Tip Over Hazard and follow all instructions given. • A child or adult can tip the range Persons with a pacemaker or similar medical device and be killed.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions IMPORTANT! Important Safety Notice Do not leave children alone — children should not be The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic left alone or unattended in the area where appliance Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California is in use.
  • Page 5 Important Safety Instructions IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR • Cookware handles should be turned inward and OVEN not extend over adjacent surface elements. — To reduce the risk of burns and spillage due to unin- tentional contact with the utensil, the handle of Protective Liners —...
  • Page 6 Important Safety Instructions IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING YOUR GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS RANGE FOR MODELS FACTORY EQUIPPED WITH A POWER CORD Before manually cleaning any part of the range, be Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. DO NOT use an sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is adapter plug, an extension cord, or remove ground- COOL.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Surface Controls

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Using proper cookware Induction cookware Before using the induction cooking zones, be sure to carefully The size and type of cookware used will influence the induction read and follow these cookware recommendations and the zone power level setting needed for best cooking results. Be instructions in the pan sensing section.
  • Page 8: Benefits Of Induction Surface Cooking

    Before Setting Surface Controls Benefits of induction surface cooking Minimum pan size Induction cooking zones require a minimum pan size in order to Fast and efficient - The induction cooking zones heat faster activate. The graphics on each cooking zone location are your while using less energy.
  • Page 9: Home Canning

    Before Setting Surface Controls When using the cooking zones Hot cookware and residual heat • Be sure to use cooktop cookware made with a magnetic base material. Unlike radiant surface elements, the cooking zones will not glow red when they are hot. The glass surface may be hot from •...
  • Page 10: Setting Surface Controls

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Warming zone element Bridge feature using two 7 inch zones Right inch induction zone Left front 7 inch induction zone rear 5 Right front 10 inch induction zone Left rear 7 inch induction zone 7 inch (minimum) induction zone 5 inch radiant element...
  • Page 11: Cooktop Power Level Settings

    Setting Surface Controls Cooktop power level settings The surface control provides varied settings for each induction cooking zone. These power levels include Lo, 5.0 (medium), Hi, and Power Boost (Pb). keys provide incremental adjustments for precise control when changing surface settings. Figure 10: Power boost level Figure 11: Hi power and 9.5 setting Figure 12: 3.0 setting and 2.8...
  • Page 12: Using The Griddle

    Setting Surface Controls Using the Power Boost level (Pb) Using the griddle: The griddle is designed to be used only with the bridge feature The power boost level is available on all four induction zones. and the two 7 inch induction cooking zones. The power boost setting is the highest level of induction cooking To cook using the griddle: and can only be set by starting in the power boost setting.
  • Page 13: Warming Zone

    Setting Surface Controls Warming zone The purpose of the warming zone is to maintain cooked foods at serving temperatures. warming zone indicator light ON OFF radiant element warming zone Figure 18: Warming zone indicator light glows when active To operate the warming zone: Place cookware on the warming zone.
  • Page 14: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven racks Types of oven racks Your appliance may be equipped with any one or more of the following rack types. Always use potholders or oven mitts when removing food or adjusting the oven racks. Wait until the oven has completely cooled if possible.
  • Page 15 Before Setting Oven Controls Luxury Glide™ oven racks IMPORTANT! Remove ALL oven racks before starting a self clean cycle. If oven racks are left inside the oven during a cleaning cycle, the Luxury-Glide™ extendable oven slide ability of the Luxury-Glide™ oven racks may be damaged upper rack rack portion...
  • Page 16: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Minimum and maximum control settings Warmer Drawer Bake Feature Minimum Temp Maximum Temp Broil Fast Preheat 170F°/76°C 500°F/260°C Fast Preheat Bake 170F°/76°C 500°F/260°C Convection Bake Broil 400°/204°C 550°F/288°C Convection Roast Conv Bake 300°F/148°C 500°F/260°C Convection Broil Conv Roast 300°F/148°C...
  • Page 17: Setting The Clock

    Setting Oven Controls Setting the clock Changing clock display mode When the appliance is powered up for the first time or when the The oven control is factory preset to display the time of day in electric supply to the appliance has been interrupted, the dis- the 12-hour clock setting.
  • Page 18: Adjusting Tone Volume

    Setting Oven Controls Changing Oven temperature display (°F or °C) Adjusting tone volume The oven control is factory preset to display oven temperatures A tone will sound when a key is pressed and also at the end of a with Fahrenheit (°F) values. The control may be changed to dis- cycle (timer, cook time.
  • Page 19: Cooktop Lock

    Setting Oven Controls Cooktop Lock Timer The cooktop lock will lockout the cooktop control keys. This The timer can help timed cooking or food preparation times does not lock the oven controls or lock the oven door. To lock without interfering with any active cooking process. When the the oven controls use the control lock feature.
  • Page 20: Fast Preheat

    Setting Oven Controls Fast Preheat To set Fast Preheat with an oven temperature of 425°F/ 218°C: Use the Fast Preheat option for single rack baking to bring the oven to baking temperature. The fast preheat option can only be set using the Bake or Conv Bake features. Fast Preheat may Press BAKE or Conv Bake be set with cook time or cook time with an end time.
  • Page 21 Setting Oven Controls Bake If BAKE is active without a cook time setting, the oven will Use BAKE to cook most food items that require normal cooking remain on for 12 hours before turning off automatically unless it temperatures. Bake may be set with the following options: is cancelled.
  • Page 22: Convection Bake

    Setting Oven Controls Convection bake To set convection bake with the factory default temperature of 350° (176°): Convection (conv) bake uses a fan to circulate the oven heat evenly and continuously (Figure 42). The improved heat distri- Preheat oven if needed bution allows for even cooking with excellent results.
  • Page 23: Convection Convert

    Setting Oven Controls Convection convert To set conv convert for 30 minutes with a temperature set- ting of 375°F (191°C): The convection (conv) convert feature allows you to convert any normal baking recipe into a convection bake recipe. The control Press COOK TIME uses the normal recipe settings and adjusts to a lower tempera- ture for convection baking.
  • Page 24: Cook Time

    Setting Oven Controls Cook Time Setting cook time with end time The cook time feature is used when a recipe calls for a specific Adding a cook time with a specific end time allows the user to temperature and cook time. Following the recipe’s suggested control exactly when the cooking process will begin and end.
  • Page 25 Setting Oven Controls Broil To set broil with the factory default temperature setting of 550°F / 288°C: Use the BROIL feature to cook meats that require direct expo- sure to radiant heat for optimum browning results. Place the broiler insert on the broiler pan, then place the meat on the insert.
  • Page 26: Convection Broil

    Setting Oven Controls Convection broil The convection fan will begin rotating once conv broil has Use the convect broil feature to cook thicker cuts of meats that been activated and oven door is closed. require direct exposure to radiant heat and the convect fan for To stop convect broil at any time press CANCEL.
  • Page 27: Convection Roast

    Setting Oven Controls Convection roast To set conv roast with the factory default oven temperature Convection (conv) roast combines a cook cycle with the con- setting of 350°F (176°C): vection fan and element to rapidly roast meats and poultry. Heated air circulates around the meat from all sides, sealing in Press CONV ROAST juices and flavors.
  • Page 28 Setting Oven Controls Convection roast (cont’d) When cooking meats using convection roast, it is recommended to use the broiler pan and insert. The broiler pan will catch grease spills and the insert helps prevent grease splatters. To properly arrange food for roasting: Place oven rack on bottom or next to the bottom oven rack position.
  • Page 29: Keep Warm

    Setting Oven Controls Keep warm Temperature selection Use the keep warm feature to keep hot foods warm. Keep warm See the recommended settings chart below for keep warm. If a may be set with the following options: particular food is not listed, use the default temperature of 170°F.
  • Page 30: Slow Cook

    Setting Oven Controls Slow cook To add or change any cook settings after slow cook has started: The slow cook feature is used to cook foods slowly using lower 1. Press slow cook. temperatures. The cooking results will be much like that of a 2.
  • Page 31: Arranging Warmer Drawer Rack Positions

    Setting Oven Controls Using the warmer drawer Arranging warmer drawer rack positions The lower warmer drawer is ideal for warming foods such as The warmer drawer rack may be used two ways: pizza, casseroles, baked potatoes and frozen convenience • In the upright position (See Fig.
  • Page 32 Setting Oven Controls Setting the warmer drawer Temperature selection See the recommended settings chart below. If a particular food To set warmer drawer to hi: is not listed, use the default temperature of 170°F. If more crispness is desired, remove the lid or aluminum foil from the food.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    Setting Oven Controls My Favorite Adjusting the oven temperature The my favorite feature stores and recalls a favorite recipe set- Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to ensure ting. This feature will only store or recall one favorite recipe at a accurate baking temperatures.
  • Page 34 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Sabbath mode Once properly set in Sabbath mode, SAb will show in the oven display and will appear in all the individual cooktop displays (For use on Jewish Sabbath and Holidays) until the Sabbath mode is cancelled (see Figure 60).
  • Page 35: Restoring Control To Factory Default Settings

    Setting Oven Controls Restoring control to factory default settings Interior oven light Your appliance is set with a number of predetermined oven con- The interior oven light will automatically turn ON when the door trol settings. Over time you may make changes to the original is open.
  • Page 36 Setting Oven Controls Before starting fresh clean Clean any soil from the oven exterior. Clean using soap and Adhere to the following precautions before a self-clean cycle: water before starting a self-clean cycle. If soils are not removed, • Remove all items from the oven and cooktop including they may burn on due to the high temperature during self-clean.
  • Page 37 Setting Oven Controls Setting fresh clean Once active, the door lock motor will begin locking the oven door. door loc (Figure 68) will appear in the display. DO NOT A self-cleaning oven automatically cleans itself using much try to open the door when the door loc message is on (allow higher temperatures than those used for cooking.
  • Page 38 Setting Oven Controls Setting fresh clean (cont’d) Setting delayed fresh clean To cancel self-clean: You may wish to set the oven to perform a self-clean at a later time (up to 12 hours later). The end time key will determine Press when the cleaning will stop.
  • Page 39: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning Recommendations Surface Type Cleaning Recommendation Control knobs (some models) • For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto soil. Leave on soil for 30-60 Painted body parts minutes.
  • Page 40: Cooktop Maintenance

    Care and Cleaning Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the your ceramic glass cooktop. controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply some of the For light to moderate soil: cooktop cleaner supplied with your new appliance.
  • Page 41: Aluminum Foil And Oven Liners

    Care and Cleaning Cooktop cleaning (cont’d) Aluminum foil and oven liners Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: Do not use oven bottom liners or use aluminum foil to cover the oven racks. These types of soils need be removed immediately. Permanent damage (such as pitting of the cooktop surface) may occur if Protective liners—Do not use aluminum foil to not removed immediately.
  • Page 42: Removing And Replacing The Oven Door

    Care and Cleaning Removing and replacing the oven door To prevent possible burns, do not attempt to remove the oven door until the oven has completely cooled. The oven door is heavy. Be careful when removing and lifting the door. Do not lift the oven door by the handle.
  • Page 43: Solutions To Common Problems

    SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS Before You Call Baking Problems and Solutions 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 44 Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review the following list. It may save you time & expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. Problem Solution Appliance is not level •...
  • Page 45 Solutions to Common Problems Problem Solution Oven smokes excessively during broiling • Control not set properly. Follow broiling instructions under Setting Oven Controls. • Make sure oven door is opened to broil stop position. • Meat too close to the broil element. Reposition the broil rack to provide proper clearance between the meat &...
  • Page 46: Warranty

    Keep your receipt, delivery slip, or some other appropriate payment record to establish the warranty period should service be required. If service is performed, it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all receipts. Service under this warranty must be obtained by contacting Electrolux at the addresses or phone numbers below.
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