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Frigidaire ES300 Use & Care Manual

Es300 control, self-cleaning oven with sealed gas burners
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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
Warranty ......................... Back Page
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Range Welcome.......... 2 ES300 Control, Self-Cleaning Oven with Sealed Gas Burners Important Safety Instructions ..3-5 Features at a Glance ...... 6 Before Setting Oven Controls ..7 Setting Surface Controls ....8 Oven Control Functions ....9 Setting Oven Controls .... 10-14 Self Cleaning ......
  • Page 2: Welcome

    Welcome & Congratulations Congratulations on your purchase of a new range! At Electrolux Home Products, we are very proud of our product and are completely committed to providing you Questions? with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our number one priority. 1-800-944-9044 We know you’ll enjoy your new range and Thank You for choosing our product.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions • Do Not Leave Children Alone—Children should not be left • Protective Liners—Do not use aluminum foil to line surface alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use. They burner pans, or oven bottom, except as suggested in this manual. should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric appliance.
  • Page 5: Grounding Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Important Safety Notice The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn customers of potential exposure to such substances.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    Features At A Glance Your Gas Range Features Include: 1. Electronic Oven Control with Kitchen Timer. 2. Speed Bake™ Cooking System Control Switch & Indicator Light (some models). 3. Left Front Burner Valve & Knob. 4. Left Rear Burner Valve & Knob. 5.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls Oven Vent Location The oven vent is located below the backguard (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air is released through this vent. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results. DO NOT BLOCK THE VENT. Arranging Oven Racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL (PRIOR TO Fig.
  • Page 8: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Setting Surface Controls Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, Your range may be equipped with different sized surface burners. The ability to heat spoon holders or plastic wrappings food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. on top of the range when it is in use.
  • Page 9: Oven Control Functions

    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. UP and DOWN ARROW PADS— Used along BAKE TIME FEATURE INDICATOR LIGHTS— with the function pads to select oven PAD—...
  • Page 10: Setting Oven Controls

    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 Setting Oven Controls 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 Setting Oven Controls 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 Setting Oven Controls 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. How the Speed Bake™ Cooking System works (some models) Speed Bake™...
  • Page 14 Setting Oven Controls 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 until the desired broil setting level appears in the display.
  • Page 15: Self Cleaning

    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 Self-Cleaning 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

    Care & Cleaning (Cleaning Table) Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum (Trim Pieces) & Vinyl Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. Glass, Painted and Plastic For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and built- Body Parts, Control Knobs up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil.
  • Page 18: Removing And Replacing The Lift-Off Oven Door

    Care & Cleaning Removing and Replacing the Lift-Off Oven Door The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the Door Hinge inside of the door facing down. locations with oven door To Remove Oven Door: fully open 1.
  • Page 19: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    Care & Cleaning 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: To Clean the Recessed and Contoured Areas of the Cooktop - If a spill occurs on or in the recessed or contoured areas, blot up spill with an absorbent cloth.
  • Page 20: Before You Call

    Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Range is not level.
  • Page 21 Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Meat is too close to the broil burner. Reposition the oven rack to provide more clearance between the meat and the broiler. Meat not properly prepared. Remove excess fat from meat. Slash remaining fatty edges to prevent curling, but do not cut into the lean.
  • Page 22: Warranty

    LIMITED WARRANTY Your range is protected by this warranty WARRANTY THROUGH OUR AUTHORIZED THE CONSUMER WILL BE SERVICERS WE WILL: PERIOD RESPONSIBLE FOR: Pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this One year from original Costs of service calls that are listed under NORMAL FULL ONE-YEAR purchase date.

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