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AEG COMPETENCE 5003 F Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 COMPETENCE 5003 F The Electric Free-Standing Cooker Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Dear Customer

    Dear Customer, Please read these operating instructions through carefully. Above all, please take note of the “Safety” section on the first few pages. Please keep these operating instructions for later reference. Pass them on to any subsequent owner of the appliance. The warning triangle and/or specific words (Warning!, Caution!, Important!) are used to highlight instructions that are important for your safety or for the function of the appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents CONTENTS Operating Instructions ........Safety Instructions .
  • Page 4 Contents Cleaning and Care ..........29 Hob .
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    Please observe this instruction, otherwise the warranty will not cover any damage that may occur. The safety features of AEG electrical appliances comply with accepted technical standards and the German Appliance Safety Law. However, we also consider it our obligation as a manufacturer to make you aware of the following safety information.
  • Page 6: Intended Use

    Operating Instructions Intended use • This appliance must not be used for purposes other than that intended, it must only be used for the cooking, roasting and baking of food in the home. • Only use the appliance to prepare food. •...
  • Page 7: Disposal

    Operating Instructions Eco-Insulation In the factory the oven is fitted with eco-insulation. This insulation has been tested for pollutants by independent test institutes and categor- ised as harmless Disposal Disposing of the packaging materials All materials used can be fully recycled. The plastics are marked as follows: •...
  • Page 8: Appliance Structure

    Operating Instructions Appliance structure Control panel Oven Functions Rotary switch used for selecting the required oven function. The selected oven function can be read off on the switch from above. Temperature Selection Rotary switch used for selecting the required oven temperature. The selected oven temperature can be read off on the switch from above.
  • Page 9: Cooking Surface Features

    Operating Instructions Cooking Surface Features Oven Steam Outlet The steam from the oven is fed directly to the extraction hood via the duct in the rear of the cooking surface. Normal Hotplate Switching on and regulation is performed using the associated switch on the control panel.
  • Page 10: Oven Features

    Operating Instructions Oven Features Shelf Positions There are side rails on both sides of the oven, each of these has 6 shelf positions. Please note that the shelf positions are counted from top to bottom. Anti-Tip Device All slide-in parts are fitted with an anti-tip device to prevent them being unintentionally pulled all the way out.
  • Page 11: Oven Accessories

    Operating Instructions Oven Accessories The following items are supplied: Baking Sheet For cakes and biscuits Combination Shelf For dishes, cake tins, items for roasting and grilling Universal Sheet For cakes or roasts with a high juice content or as a baking sheet or as a tray for collecting fat Utensils Drawer Underneath the oven door there is...
  • Page 12: Oven Functions

    Operating Instructions Oven Functions The following functions are available for the oven: H Hot Air Hot air is particularly suited to baking biscuits on 2 levels simulta- neously. Oven temperatures are generally 20-40 °C lower than for conventional heat. Top heat and part of bottom heat are used. In addition a fan in the rear wall of the oven ensures that the hot air in the oven is circulated con- tinuously.
  • Page 13: Prior To Using For The First Time

    Operating Instructions Prior to Using for the First Time Initial Cleaning Before using the oven for the first time, you should clean it thoroughly. You can switch on the oven light to make cleaning easier. 1. Turn the oven function switch to oven lighting L. 2.
  • Page 14: Using The Rings

    Operating Instructions Using the Rings Heat Settings The heater power can be continuously adjusted over 3 ranges using the ring switches. • = lowest power 3 = highest power Cooking with the Rings 1. For heating up/browning, select a high power. 2.
  • Page 15: Operating The Oven

    Operating Instructions Operating the Oven Inserting the Shelf and Universal Sheet All slide-in parts have a small pro- trusion on the right and left. This protrusion is an anti-tip device and must point downwards. Inserting a Shelf Insert the shelf such that the two guide rails point upwards.
  • Page 16: Switching The Oven On And Off

    Operating Instructions Switching the Oven On and Off 1. Set the required function by turning the „Oven Functions“ switch. 2. Set the required temperature by turning the „Temperature Selection“ switch. The oven power indicator illuminates as long as the oven or rings are in use.
  • Page 17: Usage, Tables And Tips

    Operating Instructions Usage, Tables and Tips Pans The better the pan, the better the results. • You can recognise good pans by their bases. The base should be thick and as flat as possible. • Do not use cast iron pans or pans with dam- aged bases that are rough or burred.
  • Page 18: Boil

    Operating Instructions Boil The figures given in the following tables are for guidance. Exactly which switch setting needs to be used depends on the quality of the pans and the type and quantity of the food. Indicative figures for cooking with the ring Cooking Pro- cess/ Switch...
  • Page 19: Baking

    Operating Instructions Baking For roasting, use the hot air or conventional heat oven function. Cake Tins • Cake tins made of dark metal and coated tins are suitable for conven- tional heat • Light metal tins are also suitable for hot air Shelf Positions •...
  • Page 20 Operating Instructions General information • Please note that the shelf positions are counted from top to bottom. • Slide the baking sheet to the rear wall. • Always place cakes in cake tins in the middle of the shelf. You can also bake two cakes simultaneously using conventional heat .
  • Page 21: Baking Table

    Operating Instructions Baking Table Hot Air H Conventional O Type of Cake or Pastry Time Shelf Shelf Tempera- Tempera- for both Position Position ture ture functions from the from the ºC ºC Hr.: Min. Cakes in Cake Tins Ring Cakes 150-170 160-180 0:50-1:10...
  • Page 22 Operating Instructions Hot Air H Conventional O Type of Cake or Pastry Time Shelf Shelf Tempera- Tempera- for both Position Position ture ture functions from the from the ºC ºC Hr.: Min. Flat Cakes with Delicate Toppings (e.g. curd – –...
  • Page 23: Tips On Baking

    Operating Instructions Tips on Baking Push a wooden skewer into the highest point of the This is how to tell if your cake cake. When no more cake mixture sticks to the wood, is cooked through you can switch off the oven and utilise the residual heat.
  • Page 24: Pies And Gratins Table

    Operating Instructions Pies and Gratins Table Conventional O Rothitherm I Time Shelf Shelf Tempera- Tempera- Position Position ture ture Hr.: Min. from the from the °C °C Pasta Bake 200-220 160-170 0:45-1:00 Lasagne 180-200 160-170 0:25-0:40 Gratinated 22-230 160-170 0:15-0:30 Vegetables Browned 230-240...
  • Page 25: Roasting

    Operating Instructions Roasting For roasting, use the rothitherm or conventional oven function. Ovenware for Roasting • Any heat-resistant dish is suitable for roasting. • In the case of dishes with plastic handles, ensure that the handles are heat-resistant. • Large roasts can be roasted directly on the universal sheet or on the shelf with the universal sheet underneath (e.g.
  • Page 26: Roasting Table

    Operating Instructions Roasting Table Conventional O Rothitherm I Type of Meat Quantity Time Shelf Shelf Tempera- Tempera- Position Position Weight ture ture Hr.:Min. from the from the ºC ºC Beef Pot Roast 1-1.5 kg 200-250 – – 2:00-2:30 Roast Beef or per cm Fillet height...
  • Page 27 Operating Instructions Conventional O Rothitherm I Type of Meat Quantity Time Shelf Shelf Tempera- Tempera- Position Position Weight ture ture Hr.:Min. from the from the ºC ºC Game Saddle of Hare, up to 160-170 0:25-0:40 220-250 Leg of Hare 1 kg Saddle of Venison 1.5-2 kg 210-220...
  • Page 28: Grilling

    Operating Instructions Grilling Use the grill oven function with a temperature of 275 °C for grilling. Important: Always preheat the empty oven for 5 minutes using the grill function! Ovenware for Grilling • Use the shelf and universal tray together for grilling. Shelf Positions •...
  • Page 29: Cleaning And Care

    Operating Instructions Cleaning and Care Clean the hob and the cast hotplates after each use, when they are still warm to the touch or cold. By this means you will avoid spills becoming burnt on. Decorative Lid You can remove the decorative lid to clean the hob. 1.
  • Page 30: Exterior Of The Appliance

    Operating Instructions Exterior of the Appliance Wipe the front of the appliance with a damp cloth and warm water with washing up liquid. Do not use scourers, caustic cleaners or abrasive items. Oven Interior Oven Lighting You can switch on the oven light to make cleaning easier. Cleaning 1.
  • Page 31: Side Rails

    Operating Instructions Side Rails The side rails on the left and right hand sides of the oven can be removed for cleaning the side walls. Removing and Fitting the Side Rails 1. Pull the rail away from the oven wall at the base and unhook at the top.
  • Page 32: Oven Light

    Operating Instructions Oven Light Warning: There is a risk of electric shock! Before changing the light bulb in the oven: – Switch off the oven! – Isolate the oven from the power supply. Replacing the Light Bulb in the Oven/Cleaning the Glass 1.
  • Page 33: Oven Door

    Operating Instructions Oven Door The oven door on your appliance can be removed for cleaning. Removing the Oven Door 1. Open the oven door completely. 2. Lift up fully the coloured clamping lever on both door hinges (1). 3. Close the oven door around 3/4 of the way, overcoming the resistance (2).
  • Page 34: Oven Door Glass

    Operating Instructions Oven Door Glass The oven door is fitted with two panes of glass, these are fitted one behind the other. The inner pane can be removed for cleaning. Warning: Please only perform the following steps on the oven door when it has been removed from the oven! When the door is fitted, the reduction in the weight of the door when the glass is removed could lead to the door suddenly closing and creating a hazard.
  • Page 35: Utensils Drawer

    Operating Instructions Utensils Drawer The utensils drawer underneath the oven can be removed to make cleaning easier. Removing / Replacing the Utensils Drawer 1. Pull the utensils drawer out of the cooker as far as possible. 2. Lift the utensils drawer slightly so that it can be lifted upwards at an angle out of the drawer guide.
  • Page 36: What To Do If

    Operating Instructions What to do if ..the cooking zones do not work? Check whether – the corresponding cooking zone is switched on, – the mains fuse (fuse box) has blown..the oven does not heat up? Check whether –...
  • Page 37: Additional Accessories

    Operating Instructions Additional Accessories You can purchase the following accessories for your appliance from your dealer: Roasting/Fat Tray Universal Sheet E No. 611 898 624 E No. 611 898 626 Combination Shelf (not suitable for the use with oven Baking Sheet shelf runners) E No.
  • Page 38: Installing And Connecting

    Installing and Connecting INSTALLING AND CONNECTING Important: Assembly and connection of the new appliance may only be performed by an approved installer. Please observe this instruction, otherwise the warranty will not cover any damage that may occur. Installation Important Information •...
  • Page 39: Technical Data

    Installing and Connecting Technical Data Oven Exterior Dimensions Height x Breadth x Depth 85 cm x 60 cm x 60 cm Depth with the door open 105 cm Oven Interior Dimensions Height x Breadth x Depth 31 cm x 39.6 x 41.5 cm Power Consumption of the Cooking Zones ø...
  • Page 40: Safety Instructions For The Installer

    Installing and Connecting Safety Instructions for the Installer • A device is to be included in the electrical installation that makes it possible to isolate the appliance from the mains supply with a mini- mum contact separation of 3 mm. Suitable isolation devices are e.g. cut-outs, fuses (remove screw type fuses from the holder), earth leak- age trips and circuit breakers.
  • Page 41 Installing and Connecting...
  • Page 42 Installing and Connecting...
  • Page 43: Service

    Service SERVICE In the “What to do, if …” section a number of malfunctions are listed that you can rectify yourself. In the event of a malfunction, look there first. Is it a technical malfunction? Then please contact your customer service centre. (You will find addresses and telephone numbers in the "Customer Service Centres"...
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