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Electrolux EKM 6700 User Manual

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Important safety information

This warnings has been given for the safety of you and others. We therefore ask you to carefully read the procedures of
installing and using this cooker.
The work of installation must be carried out by
competent and qualified installers according to the
regulations in force.
Any modifications to the domestic electrical mains
which may be necessary for the installation of the
appliance should be carried out only by competent
This appliance is not connected to a combustion
products evacuation device. It must be installed and
connected in accordance with current installation
regulations. Particular attention shall be given to the
relevant requirements regarding ventilation.
The use of a gas cooking appliance results in the
production of heat and moisture in the room in which
it is installed. Ensure that the kitchen is well venti-
lated: keep natural ventilation holes open or install a
mechanical ventilation device (mechanical extractor
Prolonged intensive use of the appliance may call for
additional ventilation, for example opening of a win-
dow, or more effective ventilation, for example increas-
ing the level of mechanical ventilation where present.
Avoid installation of the cooker near inflammable
material (e.g. curtains, tea towels, etc.).
Supply the appliance with the type of gas stamped
on the relevant adhesive label situated in the imme-
diate vicinity of the gas connection tube.
The appliance has to be placed on the floor and it
cannot be placed on a base.

Child Safety

This appliance has been designed for use by adults.
Take care, therefore, that children do not attempt to
play with it.
The appliance remains hot for a long time after being
switched off. Supervise children at all times, paying
attention that they do not touch surfaces or remain
in the vicinity of the appliance when in use or when
not completely cooled.

During Operation

This product is intended for the cooking of food and
must not be used for other purposes.
It is dangerous to modify, or attempt to modify, the
characteristics of this appliance.
The appliance becomes very hot with use, and retain
their heat for a long period after use. Care should be
taken to avoid touching heating elements inside the
Always stand back from the oven when opening
the oven door during cooking or at the end of it
to allow any build up of steam or heat to release.
Unstable or deformed pans should not be placed on
the burners or plates in order to avoid accidents
caused by upsetting or boiling over.
Particular care should be taken when cooking with
oil or fat.
If the appliance is fitted with a cover, its function is to
protect the surface from dust when closed and to ac-
cumulate splashes of grease when open. Do not use
for other purposes.
Always clean the cover before closing.
Leave the burners and/or plates to cool before closing.
All the covers, in plate glass or enamel, are removable
to facilitate cleaning.
Always ensure that the knobs are in the « »
(Stop) position when the appliance is not in use.
Always insert the dripping pan when using the grill or
when cooking meat on the grid. Pour a little water
into the dripping pan to avoid grease burning and
creating unpleasant smells.
Always use oven gloves to remove dishes from the
The accessories should be washed before using for
the first time.
Take care when using cleaning products in spray
form: never direct the spray onto the resistance or the
thermostat bulb.
If, when placing food in the oven, or when removing it,
a large quantity of oil, juice, etc. spills onto the
bottom of the oven, re-clean before starting to cook
to avoid unpleasant smoke and also the possibility
of these substances catching fire.
For reasons of hygiene and safety this appliance
must always be kept clean. A build up of grease or
other food can cause fires.
This appliance cannot be cleaned with steam or with
a steam cleaning machine.
The gas oven becomes hot with the movement of air.
The holes on the bottom of the oven must never be
obstructed. Do not cover the sides of the oven with
aluminium foil, in particular the lower part of the
The appliance is heavy, move it carefully.
Before maintenance and cleaning disconnect the
appliance and allow to cool.
To facilitate ignition, light the burners before
placing pans on the grid. After having lit the
burners check that the flame is regular.
Always lower the flame or turn it off before removing
the pan.
Ensure that the oven grids are inserted correctly.
If there are self-cleaning panels they should only be
cleaned with soap and water (see cleaning
Only heat-resistant plates may be placed in the
drawer situated under the oven.Do not put
combustible materials there.
In case of repairs, do not attempt to correct yourself.
Repairs carried out by unqualified persons can cau-
se damage. Contact an authorized Technical
Assistance Centre and insist an original spareparts.


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  • Page 1: Important Safety Information

    ENGLISH Important safety information This warnings has been given for the safety of you and others. We therefore ask you to carefully read the procedures of installing and using this cooker. Installation • If the appliance is fitted with a cover, its function is to protect the surface from dust when closed and to ac- •...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    The following symbols will be found in the text to of this instruction book. guide you throughout the Instructions: MANUFACTURER: Safety Instructions ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS ITALY S.p.A. Viale Bologna 298 Step by step instructions for an operation 47100 FORLÌ (Italy) Hints and Tips...
  • Page 3: Control Panel

    Control Panel 1. Back left burner control knob (semi-rapid) 2. Front left burner control knob (rapid) 3. Front right burner control knob (auxiliary) 4. Back right burner control knob (semi-rapid) 5. Electronic Programmer 6. Oven function control knob 7. Operating Control Light 8.
  • Page 4: Using The Hob

    Using the hob Control knobs The knobs for using the gas hob of the cooker are found on the control panel. The regulation knobs could be turned in anti-clockwise direction until the small flame symbol, and vice-versa for the larger symbol. No gas supply Maximum gas supply Minimum gas supply...
  • Page 5 Recommended pottery Remember that a wide-bottomed pan allows a faster cooking than a narrow one. Always use pots which properly fit what you have to cook. Particularly make sure that the pans are not too small for liquids, since these could easily overflow. Moreover, the pans should not be too large for a faster cooking.
  • Page 6: Electric Oven

    Electric oven Switch to choose type of cooking and thermostat regulation These two switches allow you to select the type of cooking (choice of heating element) as well as temperature, according to the requirements of the recipe. The oven light stays on in all positions. Explanation of symbols Upper and lower heating Lower element...
  • Page 7: Electronic Programmer

    Electronic Programmer 1. Push button for selecting a function 2. Decreasing control button 3. Increasing control button 4. Display 5. “Cooking Duration” pilot lamp 6. “End of cooking” pilot lamp 7. “Minute minder” pilot lamp 8. “Time of day” pilot lamp The oven will only work if the time of day has been set.
  • Page 8 “End of cooking” function With this function, you can set the oven to switch off automatically when a programmed end of cooking time is over. Place food in the oven, select a cooking function and adjust the cooking temperature. Press button repeatedly to select the “End of cooking”...
  • Page 9: Using The Oven

    Using the oven Always cook with the oven door closed. Stand clear when opening the drop down oven door. Do not allow it to fall open - support the door using the door handle, until it is fully open. The oven has four shelf levels, and is supplied with one shelf.
  • Page 10: Suggestions For Using The Hob

    Suggestions for using the hob Start your cooking with a big flame by turning the knob Since heat doesn't spread evenly on the pan's bottom, the food may only be partially heated. Consequently it to the symbol . Then adjust the flame as necessary. is advisable to stir the food many times.
  • Page 11 Using the oven For the cooking of cakes For the cooking of fish: Pre-heat the oven, unless indicated differently, for at Cook small fish from start to finish at a high temperatu- least 10 minutes before use. Do not open the oven door re.
  • Page 12: Cooking Tables

    Cooking Tables Cooking times do not include pre-heating time. A short oven pre-heating (about 10 minutes) is necessary before any cooking. Traditional cooking and fan cooking Traditional cooking Fan cooking Cooking time TYPE OF DISH NOTES Level Level temp. temp. °C minutes °C...
  • Page 13 Cooking times do not include pre-heating time. A short oven pre-heating (about 10 minutes) is necessary before any cooking. Grilling Cooking time Level Quantity (minutes) Temperature TYPE OF DISH °C Upper Lower Pieces Weight side side Fillet steaks 12 ~ 15 12 ~ 14 Beef-steaks 10 ~ 12...
  • Page 14: Cleaning And Maintenance

    Cleaning and maintenance Controls - Sundries Before cleaning always allow the cooling fan to cool the oven down before switching off at Periodically check the condition of the flexible pipe of the electricity supply. gas connection and make it replaced by skilled This appliance cannot be cleaned with steam technicians as soon as it shows abnormalities.
  • Page 15: Replacing The Oven Light

    Cleaning the oven door For a more complete cleaning of the oven door, it is advisable to disassemble it in the following way (Fig. 10): 1. open the door fully; 2. turn the two caps situated on the arm of the hinge to 180°...
  • Page 16: Something Not Working

    Something not working If the appliance doesn't work properly check the following points before asking for service: The flow of gas seems abnormal Make sure that: " " " " " — the flame speader holes are not obstructed; — the pressure regulator is working; —...
  • Page 17: Technical Data

    Technical data Dimensions of the appliance Oven: Height 850 mm Top element 800 W Width 600 mm Bottom element 1000 W Depth 600 mm Top + Bottom element 1800 W Capacity 56 l Grill 1650 W Rear element 2000 W Appliance Class 1 and Class 2...
  • Page 18 Positioning This appliance belongs to the class "X". It has been designed to be placed close to furniture units not exceeding the height of the working level (EN 60 335-2-6) Levelling The appliance is provided with adjustable small feet placed in the back and front corners od the base. By adjusting the small feet it is possible to change the height of the appliance so as to ensure a better levelling with other surfaces and a uniform distribution of the...
  • Page 19: Gas Connection

    Adaptation to different kinds of To adapt the appliance to a different kind of gas from the one the appliance has been set for, follow the instructions below in their order. Gas connection LPG : use the rubber pipe holder «C». Natural gas : use the pipe fitting «A».
  • Page 20: Electrical Connection

    Burners characteristics Normal power Reduced power NATURAL GAS Mark Mark 1/100 1/100 BURNER G 30 G 31 mbar mbar 0,33 0,095 0,111 72,5 71,5 Auxiliary Semi-rapid 0,45 0,190 0,221 Natural gas: Rapid 0,65 0,286 0,332 LPG : 2,8 Electrical connection The unit is preset to work with a voltage of single phase 230 V.
  • Page 21: Declaration Of Guarantee Terms

    Nor will the guarantee cover those Address for our consumer services department: caused by inadequate installation or assembly, ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS BELGIUM lack of maintenance or failure to respect the as- Bergensesteenweg, 719 – 1502 LEMBEEK sembly instructions or directions for use.
  • Page 22 EKM 6700 0,79 kWh 0,78 kWh 43 min. 41 min. ² 1130 cm...
  • Page 23 The Electrolux Group. The world’s No.1 choice. The Electrolux Group is the world’s largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx.

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