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INSTRUCTION BOOK
EKC 6190
821 05 76-02

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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION BOOK EKC 6190 821 05 76-02...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Safety ............3 The Cooker ..........4 Unpacking .......... 4 The accessories ......... 4 The safety equipment ....... 5 Non-tip device ........5 The hob guard (optional accessory) 5 The door catch ........6 Before the first use ........6 Cleaning the cooker ......
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety Safety Cooker technology is constantly improving. The way you use your new cooker may be different from the way you used your old one. Please read the whole instruction book before using your new cooker. This cooker is intended for normal domestic use. Take care of the instruction book which will be needed by the new owner if the cooker is sold or passed on to someone else.
  • Page 4: The Cooker

    The Cooker The Cooker Removable oven vent Control window Hob with HEATING ZONES Control panel with controls, buttons and an information window Small OVEN Large OVEN Storage drawer Plinth To make it easier to clean behind the cooker, it has wheels at the rear. To move the cooker forwards, open the oven door, lift carefully holding the upper edge and then pull the...
  • Page 5: The Safety Equipment

    The safety equipment The safety equipment There should be at least 40 cm of worktops on both sides min. 40 cm min. 40 cm of the cooker . Alternatively the cooker can be SEE PICTURE installed with a wall or a tall kitchen unit on one side and a worktop on the other.
  • Page 6: The Door Catch

    The safety equipment The door catch The door catch makes it harder for children to open the oven door/storage drawer. The catches are already activated when the cooker is supplied new, but can be deactivated if necessary. Press the catch down when you want to open the door.
  • Page 7: Heat The Ovens Empty

    The safety equipment Heat the ovens empty Children should be supervised! The cooker will get very hot. The oven doors must be closed. Heat the ovens one after the other: 1 First press 2a Small oven: By pressing you automatically come to top/bottom heat.
  • Page 8: The Ceramic Hob

    The ceramic hob The ceramic hob The hob has four heating zones, with • on the back zones MAX SIZE • which provides heating INFORMATION WINDOW zone information. • , a heating device. The heating zone AUTOMAX quickly heats up to the setting you want to use (for simmering/frying) without needing to change the control setting.
  • Page 9 The ceramic hob The Automax function This cooker is fitted with a special heating device called Automax. You simply connect this function each time you wish to use it. See instructions on page 9, boiling/frying with Automax. This is how it works: Select the control setting for the heat you normally use for simmering/frying.
  • Page 10 The ceramic hob Boiling ZONE ONE POR PORTIONS TION 3/4 dl Rice 4–8 Root vegetables Melting butter 1,3,5 Melting cooking chocolate Suggestions when boiling food The sound and size of the water bubbles can help you to choose the correct setting: Simmering with tiny bubbles as in carbon- ENTLE HEAT ated water.
  • Page 11 The ceramic hob Frying ZONE POSI TION Potatoes, raw 6–7 Eggs 6–7 Suggestions when frying food It is best when frying not to use food that has come straight out of the refrigerator. Only about 2/3 of the bottom of the pan should be covered by food. Put the margarine or butter in the frying pan and turn on to the recommended heat.
  • Page 12 The ceramic hob Automatic turning-off For safety reasons, the power supply to the hob cuts out after a certain time (1.5 to 6 hours). The higher the heat of the hotplate, the earlier the power is cut: 1–2 3–4 6–9 HEAT POSITIONS Turning off...
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Ceramic Hob

    The ceramic hob Save energy! • Putting a lid on pans cuts the amount of energy used by half (compared to cooking without lids). • Using pans with flat bases saves 25% energy (compared to uneven based pans). • Make sure the hob is clean and dry. Dirt and mois- ture reduce heat transfer between pans and hotplates.
  • Page 14: Functions For Safety

    The ceramic hob TO USE THE SCRAPER FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS 1 Expose the razor blade by pushing the button (on the top of the scraper) forwards to “stop” (see illustration). You can check the razor blade is locked into position by pushing the blade down onto a hard surface.
  • Page 15: The Ovens

    The ovens The ovens The ovens have removable side racks with two (the small oven) and seven (the large oven) rungs on each side. The number of lights depends on the oven size. Only large ovens have the roasting sensor socket and fan. The functions of the ovens Information about using the electronic functions can be found in sections “Clock buttons”...
  • Page 16: Buttons For The Clock

    The ovens Fan-assisted browning The inner top element browns the food, while the fan circulates hot air throughout the oven. Grilling Using the inner top element. Swift start (browning) Using inner top and bottom element. You can use this function to heat the oven quickly to the set tempera- ture.
  • Page 17 The ovens SYMBOLS IN THE INFORMATION WINDOW if this lit in the information PLEASE NOTE window, call your service centre. Chosen function, e.g. top/bottom heat Automatic Swift start for the small oven Timer activated Oven time End time Roasting sensor is in use Roasting sensor cannot be used Oven safety lock activated The small oven is on...
  • Page 18: The Clock

    The ovens THE SMALL OVEN Press to come automatically to the small oven. Then press and you automatically come to top/bottom heat. If you want to use another function, continue pressing until the func- tion you require appears in the information win- dow.
  • Page 19: The Timer

    The ovens The timer SETTING CHANGING The timer can be set for any time from 1 minute up to 9 hours and 59 minutes. Press , the symbol starts flashing. Then press until the correct time appears in the information window. TURNING OFF When the time is up, starts flashing and a repeated...
  • Page 20: Turning Off

    The ovens End-time You can set a time, e.g. 17.15, when you want the oven(s) to turn off. A useful function if you • have to leave the kitchen and do not wish to spoil the cooking/baking. • want to use the residual heat after turning off, and thereby save energy.
  • Page 21: Practical Use

    The ovens Practical use Never place aluminium foil, baking trays or oven dishes directly on the bottom of the oven. Block- ing heat from the bottom of the oven can damage the enamel through overheating. The oven gets hot when in use: CHILDREN NEARBY MUST BE SUPERVISED The baking tray may warp temporarily due to tempera-...
  • Page 22: Using The Roasting Sensor

    The ovens Using the roasting sensor Be careful that you do not burn yourself on the heating element in the top of the oven or on the oven rungs when inserting or removing the roasting sensor plug. Use an oven glove. The sensor works within the temperature range of 30 to 99°C.
  • Page 23 The ovens Press to turn off the signal. It turns itself off otherwise after about 2 minutes. Remove the sensor from the socket in the oven and remove the meat. Note that both oven and sensor are hot. When the oven has cooled down, replace the protective socket cover.
  • Page 24: Cleaning And Maintenance

    The ovens Fan-assisted grill The grilling element browns the food, while the fan circulates hot air throughout the oven. Ideal for “tall” food items which need to be browned on the sides as well as the top. Browning You find this function in the small oven. It is excellent for browning shallow dishes, e.g.
  • Page 25 The ovens THE VITREOUS ENAMEL BASE If the base is very soiled: Use a spatula or similar implement to remove spillages which have hardened. Use a sponge to spread soft soap on the oven base. Close the door. Set the oven to (top/bottom heat) and 100°C for about 10 minutes.
  • Page 26 The ovens To change an oven light bulb Make sure the oven is not hot and that both the ovens are turned off. Release and remove the removable side rack. Release the glass cover, for example by insert- ing a short, blunt knife between the glass cover and the oven wall.
  • Page 27: Functions For Safety

    The ovens The oven accessories Release each side rack for the oven shelves at the bot- tom corners (1), lift it sideways and upwards and remove from the oven (2). Wash the racks and shelves by hand or in a dishwasher. If very soiled, soak them first, before cleaning with a steelwool pad.
  • Page 28: Installation

    Installation Installation Work on the cooker must be carried out by a qual- ified electrician. The cooker is heavy. Certain edges and corners which will not normally be exposed may be sharp. when moving USE GLOVES the cooker. The plinth height of the cooker is not adjustable, and is designed to suit a worktop height of 90 cm.
  • Page 29: Electrical Connection

    Installation Electrical connection Repairs and work on the cooker must be carried out by a . Work performed QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN by unqualified persons can damage the cooker, and may also lead to personal injury and/or damage to property. The connection options for the cooker are shown on the plate on the rear of the cooker.
  • Page 30: Service

    Service Service Repairs and work on the cooker must be carried out by a qualified electrician. Work performed by unqualified persons can damage the cooker, and may also lead to personal injury and/or damage to property. If your cooker is not working properly, refer to pages 32 and 33 for suggestions on how to rectify the problem.
  • Page 31: Technical Data

    Technical data Technical data We reserve the right to alter these specifications. This appliance conforms with EC-Directive 89/336/EEC and 73/23/EEC. EKC 6190 Width (mm): Height, when delivered (mm): Depth (mm): Large oven volume (litres): Small oven volume (litres): Total wattage (W):...
  • Page 32: Practical Tips And Advice

    Practical tips and advice Practical tips and advice Problem Cause Action needed Bread and cakes are not rising prop- Too low an oven temperature means that Check the temperature used against that the baking is rising but then sinking flat recommended in the recipe.
  • Page 33: Problems And Actions Needed

    Problems and actions needed Problems and actions needed Never attempt any repairs or work on the cooker which could cause injury or damage the product. If you cannot solve the problem after checking the list below, contact a service company approved by the supplier. Problem Action needed The cooker has no electrical supply...
  • Page 34: At The End Of The Cooker's Life

    Problems and actions needed At the end of the cooker’s life Disconnect the cooker from the electrical supply. Cut off the electrical lead, as close as possible to the rear of the cooker. Make sure that the oven door safety catch has been deactivated, to remove the risk of children locking themselves inside the oven.
  • Page 36 Electrolux Home Products Ltd 105 45 STOCKHOLM www.electrolux.com The Electrolux Group. The world’s No.1 choise. The Electrolux Group is the world’s largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vaccum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx. USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world.