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Electrolux EK 5162 Instruction Book

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EK 5162
821 03 89-01/1


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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION BOOK EK 5162 821 03 89-01/1...
  • 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 ........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 HEATING ZONES 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: Setting The Clock

    The safety equipment Setting the clock Once the cooker is connected to the power supply, some symbols will start flashing until you have 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 HEATING ZONE 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 Ceramic Hob

    The ceramic hob The ceramic hob The ceramic hob has four cooking areas (hotplates). Even with the control still turned on during cooking, these areas may be seen to switch off and on at intervals, depending partly on the heat setting used. This switching can also occur with the control turned to its maximum setting, to prevent overheating.
  • Page 10 The ceramic hob Boiling You normally start cooking with the hotplate switched to maximum heat before turning it down to a lower heat. The sound and size of the water bubbles can help you to choose the correct setting: : Simmering with tiny bubbles as in carbonated GENTLE HEAT water.
  • Page 11 The ceramic hob Choosing suitable pans Greater attention needs to be paid to the type and con- dition of pans used on ceramic hobs than it does with radiant hobs. Here are some points to remember: • Check the pan bases. Bases which are convex (curve outwards) will tend to spin on the hob and will not conduct heat very well.
  • Page 12: Cleaning The Ceramic Hob

    The ceramic hob Cleaning the ceramic hob Use the scraper supplied to remove spillages immediately, while the hob is still hot, especially sugar and foods with a high sugar content (e.g. jam), melted plastics and foil, all of which can damage the hob if left.
  • Page 13: 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 14: 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 circulates in the oven before being drawn back in through the fan grill.
  • Page 15: 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 16: 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 17 The oven how to efficiently use the oven functions for various ways of cooking: Baking Use a skewer to check whether sponge cakes are ready when there are about 5 minutes left. You can then shorten or lengthen the baking time. The material, colour, shape and size of the baking tins as well as the recipe can affect results.
  • Page 18: Using The Roasting Sensor

    The oven Using the roasting sensor Be careful that you do not burn yourself on the heating element in the top of the oven or on the oven rungs when inserting or removing the roasting sensor plug. Use an oven glove. The sensor works within the temperature range of 0 to 99°C.
  • Page 19: Turbo Grill

    The oven 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 20: Cleaning And Maintenance

    The oven Defrosting Set the function control to . When thawing frozen meat, fish, glazed, iced or filled bakery products, the temperature control should be off. Oven shelves/baking trays can be placed on several shelf positions if you have a large quantity of food to defrost.
  • Page 21: Storage Drawer

    The oven To change the oven light bulb Turn all controls to off and check that the oven is not hot. Unscrew the glass cover (see illustration). Unscrew the old bulb. Fit a new bulb, marked 230–240 V, 15 W and 300°C, with an E14 screw fitting.
  • 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 normally 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: 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 25 and 26 for suggestions on how to rectify the problem.
  • Page 24: 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 5162 Width (mm): Height, when delivered (mm): Depth (mm): Oven volume (litres): Total wattage 230V- model (W): 9390 HEATING ZONES...
  • Page 25: 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 26: 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 27: 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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