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Frigidaire Electric Range with Induction Cooktop Use & Care Manual

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All about the
Use
of your
Electric Range with
Induction Cooktop
Important Safety Instructions ........................... 3-6
Features at a Glance ......................................... 7
Before Setting Oven Controls ......................... 8-10
Before Setting Surface Controls .................... 10-12
Cookware Recommendations ............................ 13
Induction Cooking Zones ............................... 14-16
Setting Surface Controls ............................... 17-18
www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044
&
Care
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Oven Control Functions (540) ............................ 19
Setting Oven Controls .................................. 20-31
Keep Warm Drawer ..................................... 32-33
Self-cleaning ............................................... 34-35
Care & Cleaning .......................................... 36-39
Before You Call ............................................ 40-42
Major Appliance Warranty ................................ 44
www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Before Setting Surface Controls ....10-12 Self-cleaning ..........34-35 Cookware Recommendations ......13 Care & Cleaning .......... 36-39 Induction Cooking Zones ....... 14-16 Before You Call ..........40-42 Setting Surface Controls ....... 17-18 Major Appliance Warranty ........ 44 www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Setting minute timer ..........21 Add a minute feature ..........21 Product Registration Setting powerplus preheat ........22 Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability Setting bake ............22 to serve you. You can register online at Setting bake time ............ 22 www.frigidaire.com or by dropping your Product...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Important Safety Instructions This appliance has been tested and found to comply with the Do not attempt to install or operate your appliance until you limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 18 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Never modify or alter the construction of a range CAUTION by removing the leveling legs, panels, wire covers, anti-tip brackets/screws, or any other part of the • Do not store items of interest to children in the range.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING YOUR OVEN YOUR RANGE • Use care when opening oven door , lower oven door or warmer drawer (if equipped)—Stand to the CAUTION side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace Before manually cleaning any part of the range, be sure all food in the oven.
  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOKTOP • Know which keypad controls each surface cooking zone. Place a pan with food on the cooking zone before turning it on, and turn the cooking zone off before removing the pan. •...
  • Page 7: Features At A Glance

    FEATURES AT A GLANCE Your electric range with induction cooktop features include: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front induction zone keypad controls. Left rear induction zone keypad controls. Keep warm drawer keypad controls & indicator lights (some models).
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Removing, replacing & arranging racks The oven vent is located under the left side of the To remove - pull the rack forward until it stops. Lift up control panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm front of rack and slide out.
  • Page 9: Effortless™ Oven Rack System And Assembly

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Effortless™ Oven Rack system IMPORTANT Some models are equipped with a special oven rack system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the Only the Effortless™ Oven Rack system should be interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food used in oven rack position 2.
  • Page 10: Before Setting Surface Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Air circulation in the oven For best baking results allow 2-4" (5-10 cm) around the cookware for proper air circulation and be sure pans and cookware do not touch each other, the oven door, sides or back of the oven cavity.
  • Page 11: Cooktop Operational Noises

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Use quality cooktop cookware made with Cooktop operational noises magnetic base material The electronic processes involved with induction cooking may create some unusual background noises. You may hear The cooking zones will not activate if the cookware is not a slight “buzz”...
  • Page 12: Cooktop Display Windows

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Cooktop display windows The range backguard provides a digital window for each of the cooking zones located on the cooktop. Power levels and messages are easily monitored and controlled using the window displays in combination with the corresponding control keypads.
  • Page 13: Cookware Recommendations

    COOKWARE RECOMMENDATIONS Induction cookware When purchasing pans for use on the induction cooktop, NOTE look for cookware specifically identified by the manufacturer as induction ready, induction capable, or a similar • Be sure to follow all the manufacturer’s statement by the manufacturer that the cookware is recommendations when using cookware made for specifically designed for induction cooking.
  • Page 14: Induction Cooking Zones

    INDUCTION COOKING ZONES Pan sensing The cooking zone sensors located below the cooktop IMPORTANT surface require that certain cookware conditions are met before the induction cooking zones can operate. One or more incorrect cookware conditions may be detected by sensors located below the cooking zones. If The cooking zone display windows may display a pan the cookware does not meet the correct conditions, the sensing error message.
  • Page 15 INDUCTION COOKING ZONES Pan sensing-induction cooking zones (cont’d) Maximum recommended pan size Minimum pan size Each of the four induction cooking zones require a minimum Use the cooktop graphics provided for each induction pan size in order to activate. The smaller inner ring cooking zone location to help determine the recommended provided at each cooking zone location (See Fig.
  • Page 16: Power Sharing

    INDUCTION COOKING ZONES Power sharing Your cooktop is equipped with four induction cooking zones controlled by two heating sections. The left-hand and the right-hand heating sections are powered by two independent induction inverters - one inverter for each of the two heating sections (Refer to Figs. 1 & 2). Two cooking zones in a heating section share the power of one inverter.
  • Page 17: Setting Surface Controls

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Operating induction cooking zones Start most surface cooking on a higher setting and then To operate induction cooking zones: adjust to a lower setting to finish cooking. Step Press The suggested settings (provided in Fig. 1) may vary slightly 1.
  • Page 18: Home Canning

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Operating induction cooking zones (cont’d) Home Canning Be sure to read and observe all the following points when IMPORTANT home canning with your appliance. Check with the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) website and be • The HE (hot element) message may appear in the sure to read all the information they have available as well display windows once a heating element or cooking as follow their recommendations for home canning...
  • Page 19: Oven Control Functions (540)

    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. delay start — Use with bake time — broil — convect —...
  • Page 20: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting the clock Setting 12 or 24 hour display mode When the range is first powered up, “12:00” will flash in the The clock display mode allows you to choose between 12 or display (See Fig. 1). 24 hr mode.
  • Page 21: Setting A Silent Control Panel

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting a silent control panel Silent mode allows the oven control to operate without sounds. The control may be programmed for silent operation and later returned to operating with all the Fig. 3 normal sounds. Setting the minute timer To set silent mode: The timer allows you to track your cooking times without Step...
  • Page 22: Setting Powerplus Preheat

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting powerplus preheat Setting bake time Use the powerplus preheat feature when single rack Use the timed bake feature to automatically turn the oven off baking to quickly heat the oven to bake temperatures. Use after a desired length of time. this feature only for standard baking.
  • Page 23: Setting Delayed Timed Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To program oven for delayed bake time and to shut-off automatically The delay start feature allows you to set a starting and When the set bake time runs out: ending time to the baking process. Prior to setting a delay start, be sure the time of day is set correctly.
  • Page 24: Setting Convect (Convection) Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Convect bake (all models) Benefits of the convect feature — Foods may cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. — Multiple rack baking. — No special pans or bakeware needed. Convect uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly and continuously around the oven.
  • Page 25: Setting Convect Broil (Some Models)

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Convect broil (some models*) Setting convect convert The convect convert feature allows you to convert any Use the convect broil feature to cook thicker cuts of meats baking recipe using the convect (convection) feature. The that require direct exposure to radiant heat and the control uses the normal recipe settings and adjusts to a convection fan for optimum browing results.
  • Page 26: Setting Broil

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct exposure to flame heat for optimum browning results. Insert When broiling always remember to arrange the oven racks while oven is still cool. Position the oven rack as suggested in the broil settings table (See Fig.
  • Page 27: Setting Pizza Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting pizza feature Setting chicken nuggets feature (cont’d) For your convenience the pizza feature provides 2 different settings. You may use the pizza feature whether starting NOTES with fresh or frozen pizza. After 20 minutes of cook time the chicken nuggets To set the pizza feature: feature will automatically start the keep warm feature.
  • Page 28: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Adjusting the oven temperature Restoring factory default settings When new, your appliance left the factory with Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to predetermined oven control default settings. Over time, the ensure an accurate baking temperature. For the first few user may make changes to these settings.
  • Page 29: My Favorite

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS My Favorite The my favorite feature pad may be used to record and recall one of your favorite recipe settings. This feature will only store and recall one favorite recipe at a time. My favorite feature may be used with bake, cook time, Fig.1 preheat, convection bake &...
  • Page 30: Setting The Sabbath Mode Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) To program the oven to bake at 350°F and then For further assistance, guidelines for proper activate the Sabbath Day feature: usage and a complete list of models with the Step Press Sabbath feature, please vist the web at...
  • Page 31: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To Set the Sabbath Feature (cont’d) To turn off the oven but keep the Sabbath feature NOTES active: If a delay start time longer than 12 hours (maximum of Press cancel. 24 hours) in advance is desired, set the display mode for the 24 hour setting.
  • Page 32: Keep Warm Drawer

    KEEP WARM DRAWER Operating the keep warm drawer (some models) The purpose of the keep warm drawer is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperatures. It is not recommended to heat cold food in the keep warm drawer; always start with hot food. The keep warm drawer may also be used to warm dinner plates.
  • Page 33: Keep Warm Drawer

    KEEP WARM DRAWER Keep warm drawer recommended settings Arranging keep warm drawer rack positions Recommended keep warm drawer food settings table is The keep warm drawer rack may be used in 2 ways: shown in Fig. 1. If a particular food is not listed, start with the med (medium) setting.
  • Page 34: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Self-cleaning A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures (well above normal cooking temperatures) which eliminate CAUTION soils completely or reduces them to a fine powdered ash you can wipe away with a damp cloth. During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch.
  • Page 35: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Setting a self-clean cycle or a delayed When the self-clean cycle has completed: start self-clean cycle 1. The time of day and “Hot” will appear in the display Examples: To start an immediate self-cleaning cycle window (See Fig.3). and/or how to add a delay start time of 9:00 o’clock 2.
  • Page 36: Care & Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation For general cleaning , use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more • Painted body parts difficult soils and built-up grease , apply a liquid detergent directly onto • Painted decorative trim the soil.
  • Page 37: Cooktop Maintenance And Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning IMPORTANT CAUTION Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop. turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. For light to moderate soil: Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply some of Apply a few drops of glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner directly the glass-ceramic cooktop cleaner supplied with your new...
  • Page 38: Replacing The Oven Light

    CARE & CLEANING Cooktop cleaning (cont’d) Caution for aluminum use on the cooktop • Aluminum Foil - Use of aluminum foil on a hot cooktop may damage the ceramic cooktop. Do not use thin WARNING aluminum cooking utensils or allow aluminum foil to touch the ceramic cooktop under ANY circumstances.
  • Page 39: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    CARE & CLEANING Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door Oven door hinge locations CAUTION The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down. To remove oven door: 1. Open oven door completely (horizontal with floor - See Fig.
  • Page 40: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Solution Poor baking results. • 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.
  • Page 41 BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Solution Oven light does not work. • Be sure the light is secure in the socket. Also see “Changing & replacing the oven light” in the Care & Cleaning section. • Incorrect setting. Follow broiling instructions in Setting Oven Controls. Oven smokes excessively during broiling.
  • Page 42 BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Solution Scratches or abrasions on cooktop • Coarse particles such as salt or sand between cooktop and utensils can surface. cause scratches. Be sure cooktop surface and bottoms of utensils are clean before usage.
  • Page 43 NOTES...
  • Page 44: Major Appliance Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.