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Zanussi ZHF865 Instruction Booklet

Built-in electric double oven and grill
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  • Page 1: Double Oven

  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION These warnings are provided in the interests of your safety. Ensure that you understand them all before installing or using the cooker. Your safety is of paramount importance. If you are unsure about any of the meanings of these warnings contact the Customer Care Department.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS FOR THE USER Care and Cleaning Cleaning Materials Important Safety Information Cleaning the Outside of the Cooker Description of the cooker Cleaning the Outer and Inner Door Getting to Know Your Oven Glass Panels The Cooling Fan for the Controls Control Panel Indicator Neons Cleaning the Fan Oven Before Using The Cooker...
  • Page 4: Description Of The Cooker

    DESCRIPTION OF THE COOKER Built in electric double oven WARNING: THIS COOKER MUST BE EARTHED Top Oven / Dual Grill Electronic Timer Control knob Control Panel Fan Oven Your built in cooker comprises of a conventional oven and dual grill in the top compartment. The top oven is convenient and economical for mid week use because of its size.
  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Oven

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR OVEN The Control Panel OVEN PROGRAMMER Electronic Timer Grill Indicator Neon Dual Grill Control Top Oven Indicator Neon Top Oven Temperature Control Fan Oven Indicator Neon Fan Oven Temperature Control...
  • Page 6: The Cooling Fan For The Controls

    THE COOLING FAN FOR THE CONTROLS Your cooker has a cooling fan fitted behind the controls to prevent them from overheating. The cooling fan will come on immediately when the grill is switched on and after a short time when either of the ovens are in use. The cooling fan may turn on and off when the cooker is in use.
  • Page 7: Before Using The Cooker

    BEFORE USING THE COOKER RATING PLATE Record the model, product and serial numbers of your cooker on the back page of this instruction book for future reference. You can find these numbers on the rating plate on the front frame of the cooker upon opening the top oven door.
  • Page 8: Cookware

    COOKWARE Baking trays, dishes etc., should not be placed directly against the grid covering the fan at the back of the oven. Do not use baking trays larger than 30cm x 35cm (12" x 14") as they will restrict the circulation of heat and may affect performance.
  • Page 9: Grill And Oven Furniture

    GRILL AND OVEN FURNITURE The following items of oven furniture have been supplied with the cooker. 1 grill pan 1 grill pan handle 1 grill pan grid 1 trivet 1 meat tin 2 shelves for fan oven cooking 1 shelf for grilling and top oven cooking...
  • Page 10: The Electronic Timer

    THE ELECTRONIC TIMER The electronic timer can indicate the time of Cookpot Symbol day, operate minute minder automatically time the Fan oven. Auto Symbol A Auto Symbol ( automatic cooking) Bell Bell Symbol ( minute minder) Symbol Cookpot Symbol ( manual cooking) Please note that this is a 24 hour clock, for example 2pm is shown as 14.00.
  • Page 11 AUTOMATIC TIMER CONTROL The automatic timer can be used with the Fan oven only. TO SWITCH THE FAN OVEN ON AND OFF AUTOMATICALLY 1. Ensure the clock is showing the correct time of day. 2. Place food in the fan oven. 3.
  • Page 12 RETURNING THE COOKER TO MANUAL OR TO CANCEL AN AUTOMATIC PROGRAMME Once automatic cooking is complete an alarm will sound and the Auto symbol will flash to remind you that the oven needs to be set for manual operation. 1. To do this press buttons together.
  • Page 13: The Dual Grill

    THE DUAL GRILL WARNING Accessible parts become hot when the grill is in use. Keep children away. USES OF THE GRILL grill situated oven compartment. The grill is a dual circuit grill which means that the full area of the grill or the centre section only can be used.
  • Page 14: The Grill Pan And Handle

    THE GRILL PAN AND HANDLE The grill pan has a removable handle. To insert the handle, press the button on the handle with the thumb and pivot the handle slightly upwards inserting the lip into widest part of the bracket. Move the handle towards the left, lower into position and release the button.
  • Page 15 The grill pan grid is reversible. This is useful if you want to cook foods of varying thickness. As a general rule, bread for toasting should be placed on the grid in the ' high ' position in the grill pan. Foods such as chicken pieces or chops may be grilled using the grilling grid in the low position.
  • Page 16: Grilling Chart

    GRILLING CHART The chart below gives recommended cooking times and shelf positions. Remember that these are a guide and should be adjusted to suit personal taste. Note Shelf positions are counted from the bottom upwards. FOOD Grill Time Shelf Grid (Min) Position Bacon Rashers...
  • Page 17: The Top Oven

    THE TOP OVEN USES OF THE TOP OVEN The top oven is the smaller of the two ovens. The top oven gives you the option of cooking without the fan. It is convenient for mid-week meals where smaller quantities or convenience foods are being cooked.
  • Page 18: Hints And Tips

    HINTS AND TIPS Use the top oven when you want to warm plates. Use a setting of 80°C - 100°C on the oven temperature control. You can only cook on one shelf when using the top oven. For the best results food should be placed in the centre of the oven.
  • Page 19: Top Oven Cooking Chart

    TOP OVEN COOKING CHART Note: Shelf positions are counted from the bottom of the oven. FOOD SHELF TEMP (°C) POSITION Biscuits 170 -190 Bread 210 - 220 Bread Rolls / Buns 210 -220 Cakes: Small & Queen 180 - 190 Sponges 180 - 190 Victoria Sandwich...
  • Page 20: The Fan Oven

    THE FAN OVEN USES OF THE FAN OVEN The fan oven is particularly suitable for cooking larger quantities of food. The advantages of fan oven cooking are: PREHEATING The fan oven quickly reaches its temperature so it not usually necessary to preheat the oven. Without preheating however you may need to add an extra 5 - 10 minutes on the recommended cooking times.
  • Page 21: To Fit The Fan Oven Shelves

    Back of the oven TO FIT THE FAN OVEN SHELVES The shelves should be fitted with the straight rods uppermost on the frame and the forms towards the back of the oven. If not fitted correctly the anti-tilt and safety stop mechanism Straight Rods will be affected.
  • Page 22: Fan Oven Cooking Chart

    FAN OVEN COOKING CHART The oven temperatures are intended as a guide only. It may be necessary to increase or decrease the temperatures by a further 10°C to suit individual preferences and requirements. Note: Shelf positions are counted from the bottom of the oven. FOOD SHELF TEMP (°C)
  • Page 23: Roasting Chart

    ROASTING CHART ROASTING CHART INTERNAL TEMPERATURES Rare: 50 - 60°C; Medium: 60 - 70°C; Well Done: 70 - 80°C MEAT FAN OVEN COOKING TIME Beef 160 - 180°C 20 - 35 min per ½kg/1lb and 20 - 35 min over Beef, 160 - 180°C 20 - 35 min per ½kg/1lb...
  • Page 24: Defrost Feature

    DEFROST FEATURE USES OF DEFROST FEATURE This fan oven function enables you to defrost most foods without heat faster than some conventional methods oven circulates air around the food. It is particularly suitable for delicate frozen foods which are to be served cold e.g.
  • Page 25 Joints of meat up to 2kg/4½lb in weight can be thawed using the defrost function. All joints of meat and poultry must be thawed thoroughly before cooking. Always cook thoroughly immediately after thawing. DO NOT leave food at room temperature once defrosted.
  • Page 26: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Before cleaning the cooker always allow cooling controls to cool the cooker down before switching off the electricity supply. CLEANING MATERIALS Before using any cleaning materials on your cooker, check that they are suitable and that their use is recommended by the manufacturer. Cleaners that contain bleach should NOT be used as they may dull the surface finishes.
  • Page 27: Cleaning The Outer And Inner Door Glass Panels

    CLEANING THE OUTER AND INNER DOOR GLASS PANELS To prevent damaging or weakening the door glass panels avoid the use of the following: Household detergents and bleaches Impregnated pads unsuitable for non-stick saucepans Brillo/Ajax pads or steel wool pads Chemical oven pads or aerosols Rust removers outer oven...
  • Page 28: Cleaning The Fan Oven

    TO REPLACE THE OUTER DOOR GLASS 1. Holding the door glass panel with both hands, gently place the locators into the holes of the brackets at the bottom of the oven door. 2. Holding the door glass with your left hand, use your right hand to open the oven door.
  • Page 29: Cleaning The Grill / Top Oven Compartment

    CLEANING THE GRILL / TOP OVEN COMPARTMENT The grill / top oven compartment base, sides and back panel can be cleaned using oven cleaners or aerosol oven cleaners with care. Ensure that the manufacturers instructions are followed and that all parts are well rinsed afterwards.
  • Page 30: Cleaning The Shelves, Wirework Runners And Oven Furniture

    CLEANING SHELVES, WIREWORK RUNNERS AND OVEN FURNITURE Soak the oven shelves, wirework runners and grilling grid in hot soapy water if heavily soiled, they will then clean more easily. If the shelves are heavily soiled a soap impregnated steel wool pad can be used. The grill pan, meat tin and trivet can be cleaned using a soap impregnated steel wool pad.
  • Page 31: Cooking To Reduce Soilage

    COOKING TO REDUCE SOILAGE Cook at the recommended temperatures. Higher temperatures during roasting will increase soilage. Try cooking at lower temperatures for an increased length of time, you will save energy and often the joint is more tender. Use minimal, if any, extra oil or fat when roasting meat, potatoes only require brushing with fat before cooking.
  • Page 32: Replacing An Oven Light Bulb

    REPLACING THE OVEN LIGHT BULB Isolate cooker from electricity supply before replacing the bulb. The type of bulb required is a 300°C, 25 watt small Edison Screw. 1. Make sure the cooker is cool before you replace a bulb. 2. Open the oven door and remove the shelves and wirework runners.
  • Page 33: If Something Doesn't Work

    IF SOMETHING DOESN'T WORK Please carry out the following checks on your cooker before calling a Service Engineer. It may be that the problem is a simple one which you can solve yourself without the expense of a service call. If our Service Engineer finds that the problem is listed below you will be charged for the call whether or not the cooker is under guarantee.
  • Page 34 The oven light bulb may need replacing see The oven light fails to illuminate page 32. If the Fan Oven is set for automatic cooking the light will illuminate when the cook time begins. Check that the oven is level. The oven fan is noisy Check that shelves and bakeware are not vibrating in contact with the oven back panel.
  • Page 35: Guarantee Conditions

    GUARANTEE CONDITIONS Standard guarantee conditions We, Zanussi, undertake that if within 24 months of the date of the purchase this Zanussi appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our option repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage on condition that: The appliance has been correctly installed and used only on the electricity supply stated on the rating plate The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only, and in accordance with the manufacturer's...
  • Page 36: Service And Spare Parts

    SERVICE AND SPARE PARTS In the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you Before calling out an engineer, please ensure you have wish to purchase spare parts please contact your local read the details under the heading 'If Something Service Force Centre by telephoning: Doesn't Work'.
  • Page 37 08705 929 929 To contact your local Service Force Centre telephone CHANNEL ISLANDS NORTH EAST ND Macleod 16 James Street Stornoway Guernsey Electricity Isle of Lewis PA87 2QW PO Box 4 Vale , Guernsey 2, 6 & 8 Woodmarket Channel Islands GY1 3AD Kelso Borders Jersey Electricity Company...
  • Page 38 08705 929 929 To contact your local Service Force Centre telephone MIDLANDS LONDON & EAST ANGLIA SOUTH EAST TONBRIDGE Unit 30 Deacon Trading Estate Morley Road & 4 Tonbridge TN9 1RA SOUTH WEST &...
  • Page 39: Technical Details

    TECHNICAL DETAILS Voltage: 230\240 Volts AC 50Hz Loading Info: Top Oven* 1.7kW Dual Grill: 2.8kW Single Grill 1.4kW Main Oven Fan Element: 2.5kW Fan Motor: 0.03kW Oven Light: 0.05kW Wattage: 5.0\5.5kW Height: 720 mm Width: 593 mm Weight: 50 kg Depth: 585 mm (excluding handles and knobs)
  • Page 40: Things You Need To Know

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW WARNINGS: WARNINGS: This cooker must be installed by a qualified electrician/competent person. Safety may be impaired if installation is not carried out in accordance with these instructions. This cooker must be earthed. Do not remove the screws from the earth tab Fig.
  • Page 41: Things To Note

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS NOTE: It is good practice to: Fit an Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker to your house wiring. Wire your appliance to the latest IEE regulations. THINGS TO NOTE This cooker is designed to be fitted between cabinets with the recommended dimensions as shown in Fig.
  • Page 42: Preparing Cabinet For Fitting Oven

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS PREPARING CABINET FOR FITTING OVEN Make sure the space between the cabinets is the correct size for the appliance to be fitted (Ref. Fig. 5 & 6). The plinth board spanning the space into which the appliance is to be installed should be removed.
  • Page 43: How To Finish Unpacking

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Check that the mounting brackets are level. They can be adjusted if necessary by using the extra holes at the ends of the brackets. Once the brackets are level, drill a pilot hole through the central hole in the bracket and fit the remaining screw HOW TO FINISH UNPACKING Place packed cooker next to the space in...
  • Page 44: Making The Electrical Connections

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO REMOVE COVER OF MAINS TERMINAL From the rear of the cooker, remove mains input terminal cover to gain access to terminal block. First remove retaining screw with pozidrive screwdriver. See Fig. 9. Fig. 9 Prise cover loose using screwdriver in position (1) then lever off with screwdriver in position (2) at either side.
  • Page 45: Connecting To The Mains Terminal

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS CONNECTING TO THE MAINS TERMINAL Warning: This cooker must be earthed. We recommend you use a new length of twin core and earthed cable to ensure your safety. Make connection as shown in Fig. 12 by proceeding as follows:- Preform wires to the appropriate shape to suit fitting into the mains terminal block.
  • Page 46: Checking Electrical Connections

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS CHECKING ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS Confirm the cooker is correctly connected by switching on and observing the various oven functions indicators. The electronic timer will flash on and off. CONNECTING TO A HOB OR COOKER POINT Either follow in general terms the instructions for connecting to the terminal block or refer to the hob suppliers installation instructions.
  • Page 47: Fitting Into The Space Between Cabinets

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FITTING INTO THE SPACE BETWEEN CABINETS IMPORTANT: Ensure that the oven is switched off at the wall before any further work is carried out. Ensure the cooker is in front of the cabinet. See Fig. 13. Take out all oven furniture before installation to reduce the weight you need to lift.
  • Page 48: Notes

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  • Page 52: Rating Plate Reference

    RATING PLATE REFERENCE MAKE AND MODEL NO. SERIAL NO. DATE OF PURCHASE PRODUCT NO. IMPORTANT NOTICE In line with our continuing policy of research and development, we reserve the right to alter models and specifications without prior notice. This handbook is accurate at the date of printing, but will be superseded and should be disregarded if specifications or appearance are changed.