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Electrolux EK 6173 Instruction Book

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EK 6173
821 02 90-03


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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION BOOK EK 6173 821 02 90-03...
  • 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 Control window Hob with HEATING ZONES Control panel with controls, buttons and an information window Small OVEN Large 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...
  • 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 Ovens Empty

    The safety equipment Heat the ovens empty Children should be supervised! The cooker will get very hot. The oven doors must be closed. Heat the ovens one after the other: 1 First press 2a Small oven: By pressing you automatically come to top/bottom heat.
  • Page 8: The Ceramic Hob

    The ceramic hob The ceramic hob The hob has four heating zones, with • on the back zones MAX SIZE • which provides heating INFORMATION WINDOW zone information. • , a heating device. The heating zone AUTOMAX quickly heats up to the setting you want to use (for simmering/frying) without needing to change the control setting.
  • Page 9 The ceramic hob the food at the required heat. The hotplate starts on the highest heat and then, after a time, it switches over automatically to the selected heat. Automax can be disconnected if you wish. Boiling/frying with Automax Turn the control straight to the heat you normally use for simmering/frying.
  • Page 10 The ceramic hob Suggestions when boiling food The sound and size of the water bubbles can help you to choose the correct setting: Simmering with tiny bubbles as in carbon- ENTLE HEAT ated water. Suitable for cooking rice, fish and vegetables such as sugar peas and broccoli.
  • Page 11 The ceramic hob Suitable for eggs, onions, raw LIGHTLY BROWNED FAT potatoes, chops and steaks, and whole fish, etc. Suitable for frying most foods such as pan- BROWNED FAT cakes, minced meats, sausages, thin fish fillets and stew- ing steak. Suitable for thin steaks.
  • Page 12 The ceramic hob Automatic turning-off For safety reasons, the power supply to the hob cuts out after a certain time (1.5 to 6 hours). The higher the heat of the hotplate, the earlier the power is cut: 1– 2 3– 4 6–...
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Ceramic Hob

    The ceramic hob Save energy! • Putting a lid on pans cuts the amount of energy used by half (compared to cooking without lids). • Using pans with flat bases saves 25% energy (compared to uneven based pans). • Make sure the hob is clean and dry. Dirt and moisture reduce heat transfer between pans and hotplates.
  • Page 14: Functions For Safety

    The ceramic hob TO USE THE SCRAPER FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS Expose the razor blade by pushing the button (on the top of the scraper) forwards to “stop” (see illustration). You can check the razor blade is locked into position by pushing the blade down onto a hard surface.
  • Page 15: The Ovens

    The ovens The ovens The ovens have removable side racks with two (the small oven) and seven (the large oven) rungs on each side. The number of lights depends on the oven size. Only large ovens have the roasting sensor socket and fan. The functions of the ovens Information about using the electronic functions can be found in sections “Clock buttons”...
  • Page 16: Buttons For The Clock

    The ovens Fan-assisted browning The inner top element browns the food, while the fan circulates hot air throughout the oven. Grilling Using the inner top element. Browning (swift start) Using inner top and bottom element. You can use this function to heat the oven quickly to the set tempera- ture.
  • Page 17 The ovens Oven safety lock The small oven The large oven SYMBOLS IN THE INFORMATION WINDOW if this lit in the information PLEASE NOTE window, call your service centre. Chosen function, e.g. top/bottom heat Automatic Swift start for the small oven Timer activated Oven time End time...
  • Page 18: The Clock

    The ovens THE SMALL OVEN Press to come automatically to the small oven. Then press and you automatically come to top/bottom heat. If you want to use another function, continue pressing until the func- tion you require appears in the information win- dow.
  • Page 19: The Timer

    The ovens The timer SETTING CHANGING The timer can be set for any time from 1 minute up to 9 hours and 59 minutes. Press , the symbol starts flashing. Then press until the correct time appears in the information window. TURNING OFF When the time is up, starts flashing and a repeated...
  • Page 20: Turning Off

    The ovens End-time You can set a time, e.g. 17.15, when you want the oven(s) to turn off. A useful function if you • have to leave the kitchen and do not wish to spoil the cooking/baking. • want to use the residual heat after turning off, and thereby save energy.
  • Page 21: Practical Use

    The ovens 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 22 The ovens the cover which prevents the sensor socket from becoming dirty. • The symbol appears in the information win- dow when the roasting sensor is connected. • If the crossed-out symbol appears, then you have selected a function which does not allow the sensor to be used.
  • Page 23 The ovens Grilling Size, shape, quantity, the degree of fat marbling and even the initial temperature of the meat all affect the outcome and time of the grilling process. Fish, poultry, veal and pork will not brown as much as the darker meats such as beef and game.
  • Page 24: Cleaning And Maintenance

    The ovens Cleaning and maintenance The ovens The catalysing enamel used for the walls and inside roof of the oven is porous, and is self-cleaning to a certain extent. The bottom of the oven is made of smooth and somewhat harder enamel, so that you can scrape off spillages, e.g.
  • Page 25 The ovens TO CLEAN BETWEEN THE TWO PANES Check that the oven is not hot and that the door catch is activated before you remove the outer section, the door front. Open the door and insert rolled-up oven cloths between the hinges .
  • Page 26: Storage Drawer

    The ovens The oven accessories Release each side rack for the oven shelves at the bot- tom corners (1), lift it sideways and upwards and remove from the oven (2). Wash the racks and shelves by hand or in a dishwasher. If very soiled, soak them first, before cleaning with a steelwool pad.
  • Page 27: Functions For Safety

    The ovens Functions for safety Safety lock When the ovens’ is activated, it is SAFETY LOCK harder for children to open the ovens. Even if someone pushes an oven button by mistake, nothing will happen since two buttons need to be pushed in at the same time to turn on or change a function.
  • Page 28: Installation

    Installation Installation Work on the cooker must be carried out by a qual- ified electrician. The cooker is heavy. Certain edges and corners which will not normally be exposed may be sharp. when moving USE GLOVES the cooker. Before installing the cooker, you should check that its dimensions correspond to the rest of your kitchen units.
  • Page 29: Levelling The Cooker

    Installation 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. Push the cooker into place and adjust its level (see below) before fitting the safety equipment.
  • Page 30: Service

    Service Service Repairs and work on the cooker must be carried out by a qualified electrician. Work performed 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 32 and 33 for suggestions on how to rectify the problem.
  • Page 31: 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. EK 6173 Width (mm): Height, when delivered (mm): Depth (mm): Large oven volume (litres): Small oven volume (litres): Total wattage...
  • Page 32: 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 33: 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 34: 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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