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EKE 6160
821 05 47-00


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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION BOOK EKE 6160 821 05 47-00...
  • 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 Hob with HOTPLATES Control panel with controls, buttons and an information window 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 cooker out from the wall.
  • 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 Hotplates

    The safety equipment Heat the hotplates max. 5 min. When supplied, the hotplates have been pretreated with an anti-corrosion product which will provide bet- ter protection if the hotplates are heated without pans the first time. Heat two hotplates at a time, turning their controls to full power, and leaving them on for no more than five minutes.
  • Page 8: The Control Panel

    The safety equipment The control panel indicator light COOKER indicator light OVEN function control OVEN temperature control OVEN controls HOTPLATE Information window Buttons for THE CLOCK Cooker function lock The indicator light bulbs These are neon indicator lights, which normally have a long service life.
  • Page 9: The Hob

    The hob The hob The cooker has four hotplates. Fast-heating hotplates are marked with a red dot and have an overheating cut-out function. The back left hotplate cannot be used at the same time as the Swift Start, fan-assisted or pizza functions;...
  • Page 10 The hob Boiling The sound or size of the bubbles in the water may help you to choose the correct setting: Settings Gentle heat. Sim- Suitable for cooking rice, 1– 3 mering water fish and vegetables such with tiny bubbles as sugar peas and broc- as in carbonated coli.
  • Page 11 The hob Other hotplates The hotplate controls have fixed settings, 1–6 (6 is the hottest). Turn the control to the setting you require: 0 No heat 1 Simmer, gentle to medium heat 2 Simmer, medium heat to hot. Frying, gentle heat 3 Frying, gentle to medium heat 4 Frying, medium heat to hot 5 Frying, hot...
  • Page 12: Cleaning The Hotplates

    The hob Cleaning the hotplates Remove spillages as soon as possible, to prevent them from burning onto the hotplate. Soilage impairs the transfer of heat to the pan. Cleaning and anti-corrosion treatment Clean the hotplates thoroughly with soapimpreg- nated steel-wool. Wash off all traces of soap, and dry using paper towels.
  • Page 13 The hob Lock Two ‘ ’ EFORE USING NUMBER TWO FOR THE FIRST TIME YOU HAVE TO ACTIVATE THE LOCK BUTTON see illustration Turn the thermostat control to zero, i.e. turn the control to the 12 o’clock position. Place a table knife behind the control and remove it by pulling gently.
  • Page 14: The Oven

    The oven The oven The oven has removable side racks for the shelves (1) with seven rungs on each side. The roasting sensor socket is on the right-hand inside of the oven (2) and the fan with ring element is on the back wall of the oven (3).
  • Page 15: Buttons For The Clock

    The oven THE PRINCIPLE FOR FAN ASSISTED OVEN Top and bottom elements and a ring element around the fan heat the air which then spreads through the air ducts in the back wall of the oven. The hot air circu- lates in the oven before being drawn back in through the fan grill.
  • Page 16: Oven Time

    The oven Oven time Use this function to set the length of time you want the food to be in the oven. The oven turns off after the set time. TO SET THE OVEN TIME Switch the oven on by turning the function control and the thermostat control to the required positions.
  • Page 17: Oven Time And End Time

    The oven Oven time and end time Would you like dinner to be ready when you get home? Put the food in the oven and set the END TIME plus the length of time the oven needs to be on, i.e. the .
  • Page 18: Practical Use

    The oven 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 19: Using The Roasting Sensor

    The oven Fan-assisted cooking Use the when cooking on several ASSISTED OVEN shelves at the same time, e.g. meatloaf, meatballs and complete meals (starter, main dish and dessert). Remember to choose dishes that need the same temperature. Dishes that need different amounts of time in the oven will have to be put in according to when you want them to be ready.
  • Page 20 The oven SETTING To use the roasting sensor: Connect the sensor to the socket in the oven. The pre-set temperature is 80ºC. You can now alter the temperature using the buttons . The current temperature and the tempera- ture you have chosen are shown in the informa- tion window ( ).
  • Page 21: Turbo Grill

    The oven Turbo grill The turbo grill cooks food faster and browns it more evenly than the grill. The grill element browns the food and the fan circulates the hot air. Perfect for ‘tall’ dishes such as grilling ham to give it an even, all-round colour.
  • Page 22: Cleaning And Maintenance

    The oven Cleaning and maintenance The oven The oven surfaces are of vitreous enamel. The outer section, the door front, can easily be removed for cleaning (see “The oven door” below). IF THE OVEN IS VERY SOILED Use a spatula or similar implement to remove spillages which have hardened.
  • Page 23: Storage Drawer

    The oven To change the oven light bulb Turn all controls to off and check that the oven is not hot. Unscrew the glass cover (see illustration). Unscrew the old bulb. Fit a new bulb, marked 230–240 V, 15 W and 300°C, with an E14 screw fitting.
  • Page 24: Installation

    Installation Installation Work on the cooker must be carried out by . The cooker is heavy. QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN Certain edges and corners which will not nor- mally be exposed may be sharp. when USE GLOVES moving the cooker. Before installing the cooker, you should check that its dimensions correspond to the rest of your kitchen units.
  • Page 25: Levelling The Cooker

    Installation (don’t forget the washers) and push the inner plinth inwards a little. Fit the screws in the desired set of holes for 85, 88 or 90 cm worktop height SEE ILLU STRATION Lift the cooker back into the upright position and connect it to the electrical supply.
  • Page 26: Service

    Service Service Repairs and work on the cooker must be carried out by . Work performed A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN by unqualified persons can damage the cooker, and may also lead to personal injury and/or dam- age to property. If your cooker is not working properly, refer to pages 28 and 29 for suggestions on how to rectify the problem.
  • Page 27: 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. EKE 6160 Width (mm): Height, when delivered (mm): Depth (mm): Oven volume (litres): Total wattage 230V- 9216 model (W): HOTPLATES...
  • Page 28: Practical Tips And Advice

    Practical tips and advice Practical tips and advice Problem Cause Action needed Bread and cakes are not rising 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. properly.
  • Page 29: 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 30: 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.
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