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COMPETENCE 5073 V
073 V
The Versatile Stand-Alone Electric Cooker
Operating Instructions

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  • Page 1 COMPETENCE 5073 V 073 V The Versatile Stand-Alone Electric Cooker Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2: Dear Customer

    Before calling out an engineer to a fault please read the chapter „What to do if...“ as you may be able to resolve the problem yourself. For further assistence contact your local AEG Service Force Centre, see the chapter „Service“.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents CONTENTS Operating Instructions ........Safety Instructions .
  • Page 4 Contents Cleaning and Care ..........33 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 • Repairs to the appliance may only be performed by qualified service engineers. Improper repairs can give rise to significant hazards. If your appliance needs repairing, please contact our Customer Service or your specialist dealer. • In the case of the appliance malfunctioning: remove the fuses or switch off the circuit breaker.
  • Page 7: Disposal

    Operating Instructions • Any drops of fruit juice that fall from the baking sheet will leave spots that cannot be removed. Use the universal sheet for very moist cakes. • Never pour water directly into the hot oven. The enamel may be damaged.
  • Page 8: Description Of The Appliance

    Operating Instructions Description of the Appliance Control panel Oven functions Rotary switch for setting the desired oven function. Temperature selection Rotary switch for setting the desired oven function. Oven Power Indicator The oven power indicator illuminates as soon as the oven or rings are switched on.
  • 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. Single Ring Cooking Zone 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 these has 6 shelf positions for sliding in accessories. At two positions, there are also oven shelf runner rails to ease the removal of cooked food. Please note that the shelf positions are counted from top to bottom.
  • Page 11: Oven Accessories

    Operating Instructions Oven Accessories The following parts are supplied: Baking Sheet For cakes and biscuits Combination Shelf For ovenware, cake tins, roasts and grilled items Fat Tray For roasting or for collecting fat Utensils Drawer Underneath the oven door there is a drawer that can be pulled out.
  • Page 12: Oven Functions

    Operating Instructions Oven Functions The following functions are available for the oven: Oven lighting With this function you can illuminate the oven interior, e.g., for cleaning. The heating element is not in use. R Fast Warm Up Using the fast warm up function you can very quickly pre-heat the empty oven for the other cooking functions.
  • Page 13: Initial Cleaning

    Operating Instructions F Grill Grilling is particularly suited to the grilling or toasting of flat foods, for example, steaks, cutlets, fish or toast. The heat is provided by the grill element on the roof of the oven. A Defrosting The oven's defrosting function allows you to evenly start to defrost or to defrost.
  • Page 14: Using The Rings

    Operating Instructions Important: Avoid boiling pans dry! The bases could be irreparably damaged in the process and the glass ceramic cooking surface damaged. Using the Rings When the cooking zones are switched on, they may hum briefly. This is a characteristic of all glass ceramic cooking zones and does not impair the function or life of the appliance.
  • Page 15: Cooking With The Rings

    Operating Instructions Cooking with the Rings 1. For heating up/browning, select a high heat setting. 2. As soon as steam starts to form or the oil is hot, turn back to the heat setting necessary for further cooking. 3. To stop cooking, turn back to the zero position.
  • Page 16: Switch On Double Ring Frying/Cooking Zone

    Operating Instructions Switch on double ring frying/cooking zone. Turn on the double ring frying/cooking zone by rotating the switch to the right. Do not rotate it beyond the stop. 1. Turn switch for the double ring frying/cooking zone to the right. Continue to turn it past position 9 and slight resistance to the symbol K until you reach a clearly noticea-...
  • Page 17: Operating The Oven

    Operating Instructions Operating the Oven Inserting the Shelf and Sheet The shelf is equipped with two guide rails on the right and left, these must always point down- wards. Inserting the Shelf Insert the shelf such that the two guide rails point downwards. Insert the shelf on the oven shelf runners such that the two holes engage with the two retaining pins on the...
  • Page 18: Switching The Oven On And Off

    Operating Instructions Switching the Oven On and Off 1. Set the required function by turning the „Oven Function“ selector. 2. Set the required temperature by turning the „Temperature Selector“ switch. The oven power indicator illuminates as long as the oven or rings are in use.
  • Page 19: 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. • Pans with aluminium or copper bases can leave metal discoloration on the glass ceramic surface that is very difficult or impossible to remove.
  • Page 20: Cooking

    Operating Instructions Cooking The information given in the following tables is for guidance only. The heat setting necessary for cooking is dependent on the quality of the pans, and the type and quantity of the food. Typical Heat Settings Switch Cooking Process/ Suitable for Setting...
  • Page 21: Baking

    Operating Instructions Baking Use the pizza & baking , fan cooking or conventional heat oven function for baking. Important! Do not use a fat filter when baking! Cake Tins • Cake tins made of dark metal and coated tins are suitable for conven- tional heat •...
  • Page 22 Operating Instructions General information • Please note that the shelf positions are counted from top to bottom. • Insert baking sheets with the bevelled edge to the front! • 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 pizza &...
  • Page 23: Baking Tables

    Operating Instructions Baking Tables Baking on one level Pizza & Baking S 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 150-160 160-180...
  • Page 24 Operating Instructions Pizza & Baking S 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. Fruit Flans on Shortcrust 160-170 170-190 0:40-1:20 Pastry Base Flat Cakes with Delicate Toppings...
  • Page 25: Tips On Baking

    Operating Instructions Baking at several shelf positions Fan Cooking U Time Type of Cake or Pastry Shelf Position from the Top Tempera- Hr.: Min. ture ºC 2 Levels 3 Levels Cakes and Pastries on Baking Sheets Cream Puffs/Eclairs 2. and 5. 170-180 0:35-0:60 Dry Streusel Cake...
  • Page 26: 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 27: 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 28: 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 29 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 30: 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 31: Defrosting

    Operating Instructions Defrosting Use the defrost oven function for defrosting. Defrosting Dishes • Put the food on a plate and put the plate on the tray. • Use only parchment paper or film to cover the food. Do not use pla- tes or dishes as they significantly increase the defrosting time.
  • Page 32: Preserving

    Operating Instructions Preserving Use the fan cooking oven function for preserving. Preserving Jars • Only use commercially available preserving jars (preserving jars with a rubber ring and glass lid) for preserving. • Jars with screw or bayonet tops are unsuitable, as are metal tins. Shelf Positions •...
  • Page 33: Cleaning And Care

    Operating Instructions Cleaning and Care Important: Cleaners must not come into contact with the hot glass ceramic cooking surface! All cleaners must be removed with plenty of clean water after cleaning because they can have a caustic effect when the rings are next heated! Do not use any aggressive cleaners such as, e.g.
  • Page 34 Operating Instructions Problem Dirt 1. Remove burnt on sugar, melted plastic, aluminium foil or other materials that can melt immediately, whilst still hot, using a glass scraper. Important: When using the glass scraper on the hot cooking zone, there is a risk of burns! 2.
  • Page 35: 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 36: Oven Shelf Runner

    Operating Instructions Oven Shelf Runner Clean the oven shelf runners with hot soapy water. Important! Do not under any circumstances grease the oven shelf run- ner rails. For easier cleaning the oven shelf runner can be removed on the left and right side of the oven.
  • Page 37: 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 38: Grill Element

    Operating Instructions Grill Element To make the cleaning of the oven roof easier, the grill element can be folded down. Warning: Only fold down the grill when the oven is switched off and is cold. Folding Down the Grill Element Turn the two retaining hooks 90°...
  • Page 39: 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 40: 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 41: Utensils Drawer

    Operating Instructions Utensils Drawer The utensils drawer underneath the oven can be removed to make cle- aning 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45: 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 lea- kage trips and circuit breakers.
  • Page 47: 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 addres- ses and telephone numbers in the "Customer Service Centres"...
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