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Electrolux EKE 5161 Instruction Book

Electrolux cooker


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EKE 5161
821 05 27-01


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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION BOOK EKE 5161 821 05 27-01...
  • 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. TO DEACTIVATE THE DOOR CATCH DO AS FOLLOWS To open the door, lift the lever at the same time as pulling the door towards you.
  • Page 7: Set The Clock To The Right Time

    The safety equipment Set the clock to the right time When the cooker is plugged in, a number of symbols will start flashing until you set the time on the clock. SET THE CLOCK TO THE RIGHT TIME The A symbol and 0:00 flash in the information window.
  • Page 8: The Control Panel

    The safety equipment The control panel indicator lights indicator lights OVEN function control OVEN temperature control OVEN controls HOTPLATE Information window Buttons for THE CLOCK The indicator light bulbs These are neon indicator lights, which normally have a long service life. If one should fail, contact your service centre.
  • 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; this prevents a surge of power from overloading the mains.
  • Page 10 The hob Frying 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 11: Cleaning The Hotplates

    When the hotplates are cold and dry, apply an even layer of the anti-corrosion product to each. This product is available from Electrolux dealers. The product now needs to be heated on the hot- plates. Heat one hotplate at a time on full power for no more than five minutes.
  • Page 12: The Oven

    The oven The oven The oven has removable side racks for the shelves (1) with three 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 13: 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 14: 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 15: 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 16: 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 17: 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 18 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 19: 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 20: 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 1 Use a spatula or similar implement to remove spillages which have hardened.
  • Page 21: Storage Drawer

    The oven The fan You can remove the fan blades for cleaning, but do so with care, as they have sharp edges. Make sure the oven is turned off and is cold. Unscrew the four screws (A) and remove the back wall of the oven.
  • Page 22: Installation

    Installation Installation Work on the cooker must be carried out by a . 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 23: 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 24: Service

    Service Service 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. If your cooker is not working properly, refer to pages 26 and 27 for suggestions on how to rectify the problem.
  • Page 25: 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 5161 Width (mm): Height, when delivered (mm): Depth (mm): Oven volume (litres): Total wattage 230V-model (w): 8196 HOTPLATES SIZE (mm)
  • Page 26: 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 27: 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 28 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.

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