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AEG COMPETENCE 4033 V Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 COMPETENCE 4033 V 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 Preserving ........... . . 34 Preserving Times .
  • 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 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 dam- aged.
  • Page 8: Disposal

    • You can obtain information about collection dates or public tips from your local refuse department or council. • You can also take the appliance to your AEG dealer; he will dispose of it for you for a small contribution towards the costs.
  • Page 9: Appliance Structure

    Operating Instructions Appliance structure Control panel Oven Functions Rotary switch used for selecting the required oven function. The selec- ted 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 10: 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 11: 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. 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...
  • Page 12: 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...
  • Page 13: Utensils Drawer

    Operating Instructions Utensils Drawer Underneath the oven door there is a drawer that can be pulled out. It is used for storing utensils and accessories. WARNING: Heat can build up in the utensils drawer when the oven is in use. Therefore do not store any flammable utensils in the dra- wer, e.g.: –...
  • Page 14: Oven Functions

    Operating Instructions Oven Functions The following functions are available for the oven: U Fan Cooking Fan cooking is particularly suited to baking on several levels at the same time. Oven temperatures are generally 20-40 °C lower than for conventional heat. A ring heater and part of the bottom heat are used.
  • Page 15: Before Using For The First Time

    Operating Instructions A Defrosting The oven's defrosting function allows you to evenly start to defrost or to defrost., for example, flans, butter ice cream, bread, fruit or other sensitive foodstuffs With this function, only the fan is in operation without heating. Before Using for the First Time Initial Cleaning Wipe the glass ceramic surface with a damp cloth and then rub dry to...
  • Page 16: Using The Rings

    Operating Instructions 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. Heat Settings • Over the ranges 1-9, you can set 14 heat settings (including interme- diate settings).
  • Page 17: Cooking With The Rings

    Operating Instructions Cooking with the Rings 1. To use, press the ring switch. The switch protrudes. 2. As soon as steam starts to form or the oil is hot, turn back to the heat setting necessary for fur- ther cooking. 3.
  • Page 18: Operating The Oven

    Operating Instructions Operating the Oven Inserting/Removing the Fat Filter Always use the fat filter when roasting without any covering on the shelf, on the fat tray or in open roasting dishes. Inserting the Fat Filter Take hold of the fat filter by the tab and insert the two retainers in the opening on the rear wall of the oven (fan opening) from the top...
  • Page 19: 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 20: 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 21: Cooking

    Operating Instructions Cooking The information given in the following tables is for guidance. The switch setting necessary for cooking is dependent on the quality of the pans, and the type and quantity of the food. Typical Settings for Cooking with the Rings Cooking Pro- Switch cess/...
  • Page 22: 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 23 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 24: 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 25 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 26 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. u. 5. 170-180 0:35-0:60 Dry Streusel Cake...
  • Page 27: 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 28: 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 29: Fry

    Operating Instructions For roasting, use the rothitherm or conventional oven function. Important: Use the fat filter when roasting! Roasting Dishes • Any heat-resistant dish is suitable for roasting. • In the case of dishes with plastic handles, ensure that the handles are heat-resistant.
  • Page 30: 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 per cm Sirloin or Fillet height per cm...
  • Page 31 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 32: Grilling

    Operating Instructions Grilling Use the grill oven function with a temperature of 275 °C for grilling. Important: Always pre-heat the empty oven for 5 minutes using the grill function! It is not necessary to use the fat filter. Ovenware for Grilling •...
  • Page 33: 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 34: 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 35: 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 36 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 37: 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 38: Side Rails

    Operating Instructions Side Rails The side rails on the left and right hand sides of the oven can removed for cleaning the side walls. Removing and Fitting the Side Rails. 1. Undo the bolt (if necessary use a coin). 2. Pull the base of the side rail forwards and unhook at the top. 3.
  • Page 39: 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! – Remove the fuses in the fuse box or switch off the circuit breaker. Replacing the Light Bulb in the Oven/Cleaning the Glass 1.
  • Page 40: 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 there is no longer any risk of burns! Folding Down the Grill Element Turn the two retaining hooks 90°...
  • Page 41: 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. Fold up fully the clamping levers on both door hinges (1). 3. Close the oven door around 3/4 of the way, overcoming the resistance (2).
  • Page 42 Operating Instructions Hanging the Oven Door 1. Take hold of the sides of the door with both hands from the handle side. 2. Hold the door at an angle of approx. 60°. 3. Slide the door hinges as far as possible into the two cut-outs on the right and left on the bottom of the oven (1).
  • Page 43: 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 44: 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 45: Special Accessories

    Operating Instructions Special Accessories The following special accessories for your appliance are available from your specialist dealer: Roasting/Fat Tray Universal Sheet E No. 611 898 624 E No. 611 898 626 Combination Shelf Baking Sheet (not suitable for oven shelf runner) E No.
  • Page 46 Operating Instructions Glass Ceramic Fat Tray: Pizza Stoneware: H6.5 x B32.0 x D27.0cm H1.2 x W34.5 x D34.5cm E No. 611 899 660 E No. 944 189 008...
  • Page 47: 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 48: 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 49: 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 51: 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"...
  • Page 52 AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg © Copyright by AEG ANC 822 947 321 - 01 - 0600...

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