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Kenmore 316520000 Use & Care Manual

30” free-standing perfect set gas range
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30" Free-Standing Perfect Set™ Gas Range



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide 30” Free-Standing Perfect Set™ Gas Range 316520000...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information Please read & save this guide Table of contents Finding information ............. 2 Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium SAFETY ..............3-6 brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is Features ..............7-9 part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and Getting Started ...........
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety Important safety instructions Recognize safety symbols, words and labels • All ranges can tip. Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with • Injury to persons could result. a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk type as • Install anti-tip device packed described below: with range.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Safety Important safety instructions • Remove all tape and packaging before using IMPORTANT the range. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the range. Never allow children Do not attempt to operate the range during a to play with packaging material. power failure.
  • Page 5 Safety Important safety instructions Important instuctions for using your Important instructions for using your cooktop oven • Use care when opening oven door or lower oven drawer (if equipped)—Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove •...
  • Page 6: Safety

    Safety Important safety instructions Grounding Instructions Important cleaning instructions For personal safety, this appliance must be • Clean the range regularly to keep all parts free properly grounded. For maximum safety, the power of grease that could catch fire. Pay particular cord must be plugged into an electrical outlet that attention to the area underneath each surface is correctly polarized and properly grounded.
  • Page 7: Features

    Features Oven features & options 1. Luxury-Lighting™ interior oven lights-pg 12 2. Control lock -pg 12 3. Standard cooking • Bake -pg 18 • Broil -pg 21-22 Minimum & maximum control settings • Convection bake -pg 23 • Convection roast -pg 25-26 Feature Min.
  • Page 8 Features Oven control display & keys 13. Oven key pads Minimum & maximum time settings • Upper oven • Warmer oven Feature Min. time Max. time 14. User preferences -pg 37-42 11 hr 59 min Timer 1 1 min The following options are available under User Timer 2 11 hr 59 min 1 min...
  • Page 9 Features Perfect Set™ Range features Your gas range features include: 1. Glass control panel. 2. Electronic oven & surface controls & timers. 3. Dishwasher safe burner grates. 4. Easy to clean upswept deep well cooktop. 5. Left front burner valve & knob. 6.
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started About the griddle (some models) Your new appliance is supplied with a griddle. Use Using the griddle the raised grill side of the griddle -Fig. 1- to cook • Place either side of the griddle centered over the meats such as sausage, steak, bacon, or other left or right side of gas burner grates.
  • Page 11: Power Up, Control Display Modes & Timers

    Getting Started Timers Setting clock at power up The two timers provided with the oven control You will be prompted to enter the time of day in the serve as extra reminders in the kitchen. When a event of a power failure or when you first provide timer reaches less than 1 minute the display will electric power to your appliance.
  • Page 12: Control Lock & Oven Lights

    Getting Started Interior Luxury-Lighting™ Choosing an between ovens Software controls the upper and warmer ovens so Your appliance includes “theater” style oven that both may be set to operate at the same time lighting that gradually lights both the upper and with unique settings.
  • Page 13: Settings For Best Results

    Setting for Best Results Upper oven racks Types of oven racks Your appliance is equipped with 3 styles of interior oven racks; 1 offset oven rack, 1 handle oven rack and 1 fully extendable Luxury-Glide™ oven racks. Fig. 4 offset oven rack handle oven rack Fig.
  • Page 14: Settings For Best Results

    Setting for Best Results Upper oven racks extendable glide rack Always use potholders or oven mitts when removing food or adjusting the oven racks. Wait until the oven has completely cooled if possible. Oven racks may be HOT and may cause burns. Removing and replacing the offset rack (not illustrated) upper rack...
  • Page 15: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Cookware Cookware material types Using proper cookware The cookware material determines how evenly and The size and type of cookware used will influence quickly heat is transferred from the surface burner the setting needed for best cooking results. to the pan bottom.
  • Page 16: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Burner locations Operating single burners 2 Standard burners -9,500 BTU- best for most 1. Push the desired gas surface control knob in and surface cooking requirements. turn counterclockwise out of the OFF position - Fig.1. Large burner -14,000 BTU- best for bringing large quantities of liquid to boil or when 2.
  • Page 17: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls About rapid preheat Use the rapid preheat option on single rack baking NOTE to quickly bring the upper oven to baking temperature. You may press CANCEL at any time when The rapid preheat option may be set with the setting the control or during the cooking process.
  • Page 18: Bake

    Setting Oven Controls About baking in upper oven Use the bake feature to cook most food items that If your recipe requires a different baking require normal cooking temperatures. temperature than the auto-suggested (default) temperature (example below shows upper oven Bake may be set with the following options: temperature set for 425°F/ 218°C ).
  • Page 19: Using Cook Time

    Setting Oven Controls Using cook time in upper oven See example below to set the upper oven for bake, Adding a cook time when baking is beneficial when starting immediately with preheating to the auto- a recipe requires a specific temperature and period suggest (default) setting of 350°F (176°C) and then of time to cook.
  • Page 20: Using Cook Time With End Time

    Setting Oven Controls Using cook time with end time in upper oven See example below to set the upper oven with Adding a cook time along with a specific end time preheating for bake at 375°F (176°C) for 50 minutes gives the same benefits as the cook time option in and to automatically shut-off at 5:30.
  • Page 21: Broil

    Setting Oven Controls About broiling Setting broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require See example below to set broil for the upper oven direct exposure to radiant heat for optimum starting immeadiately with the auto-suggest (de- browning results. This cooking feature is only fault) setting.
  • Page 22: Broil

    Setting Oven Controls Setting broil The broil pan insert (if equipped) contains slots that allows grease from the meat to drain into the broil pan. Place prepared meat on broil pan insert and then place onto broiler pan as shown -Fig. 1. Recommended broiling times Use the broiling table -Fig.
  • Page 23: Convection Bake

    Setting Oven Controls About convection bake Setting convection bake Convection bake is part of the Perfect-Convect³™ The following temperature settings apply to the system. Convection bake uses a fan to circulate conv bake feature: the oven heat evenly and continuously. The •...
  • Page 24: Using Convection Convert

    Setting Oven Controls Using convection convert Setting convection convert The conv convert option allows you to convert any See the example below to set conv bake, starting normal baking recipe using the convection bake immediately with the auto-suggest (default) setting feature.
  • Page 25: Convection Roast

    Setting Oven Controls About convection roast Setting convection roast How convection roast works See example below to set convection roast to start immediately with the auto-suggest (default) setting. Convection roast is part of the Perfect-Convect³™ system. Convection roast combines a cook cycle Example Example with the convection fan and element to rapidly...
  • Page 26: Convection Roast

    Setting Oven Controls Roasting recommendations Roasting rack instructions When preparing meats for convection roasting, you Roasting rack may use the broiler pan, insert and the roasting rack supplied with your appliance. The broiler pan will catch grease spills and the insert will help prevent grease splatters.
  • Page 27: Keep Warm

    Setting Oven Controls About keep warm Setting keep warm Use the keep warm feature to keep hot foods See example below to set keep warm for the upper warm. Keep warm may be set with the following oven to start immediately with the auto-suggest options: (default) setting.
  • Page 28: Slow Cook

    Setting Oven Controls About slow cook Setting slow cook See the example below to set a slow cook on Lo. The slow cook feature may be used to cook foods more slowly at lower oven temperatures. The cooking results will be like that of a Slow Cooker or Example Example Crock-Pot.
  • Page 29: Dehydrate

    Setting Oven Controls About dehydrate For best results The dehydrate feature dries with heat from the convection element. The heat is circulated • Dry most fruits and vegetables at 140°F. Dry throughout the oven by the convection fan. Use herbs at 100°f. dehydrate to dry and/or preserve foods such as •...
  • Page 30: Bread Proof

    Setting Oven Controls About bread proof Setting bread proof The bread proof feature maintains a warm See the example below to set bread proof for 85°F / environment useful for rising yeast-leavened 30°C). products. Bread proof may be set in the upper oven only.
  • Page 31: Saving & Recalling My Favorite Recipes

    Setting Oven Controls About my favorite Recalling a favorite You may store up to 2 of your most frequently used Example Example heat settings and cooking times, for setting or recalling. Step Press The favorite key will allow you to store a cooking feature, oven set temperature and a cook time for 1.
  • Page 32: Sabbath Mode

    Setting Oven Controls Sabbath mode This appliance provides special settings for use It is recommended that any oven temperature when observing the Jewish Sabbath/Holidays. This change with the Sabbath mode be followed with 2 mode will turn off all audible tones or visual presses of the START key.
  • Page 33: Setting Sabbath Mode

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Sabbath mode Canceling Sabbath mode The example below shows setting the oven to The example below shows how to cancel the observe the Sabbath (and Jewish holidays). Sabbath mode. Example Example Step Press Step Press 1. Set the BAKE feature you need during the 1.
  • Page 34 Setting Warmer Oven Controls Warmer oven features The warmer oven is ideal for warming foods such as pizza, casseroles, baked potatoes and frozen convenience foods. Use the keep warm feature to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperature. • Always use oven mitts when removing food The warmer oven may be set with the keep warm from the lower oven.
  • Page 35: Setting Warmer Oven Controls

    Setting Warmer Oven Controls About keep warm in the warmer oven Use the keep warm feature to keep cooked foods Temperature selection warm. See the recommended settings chart below for When using keep warm always start with hot food. keep warm. If a particular food is not listed, use Do not heat cold food.
  • Page 36 Setting Warmer Oven Controls Setting keep warm in the warmer oven See example below to set keep warm for the lower oven to start at 190°F / 88°C: Example Step Press 1. Press WARMER OVEN 2. Press KEEP WARM 3. Use +hi to increase the temp.
  • Page 37: Setting Your Preferences

    Setting Your Preferences About user preferences with Setting clock display (CLO) Perfect-Set™ controls The clock display mode allows you to turn the clock display on or off. key controls options for preferences. The See the example below to change the clock display will show a digital abbreviation and a value display to OFF.
  • Page 38: Setting 12 Or 24 Hour Mode (Clo)

    Setting Your Preferences Setting 12 or 24 hour mode Changing between F° C° (F-C) The clock display mode allows you to choose between 12 and 24 hour mode. The factory pre-set clock display mode is 12 hour. Your control has the ability to display and set Fahrenheit or Celsius temperatures.
  • Page 39: Setting 12Hr Energy Saving Mode (Es)

    Setting Your Preferences Setting 12hr energy saving Setting audio mode (AUD) mode (ES) The audio mode allows you choose between 5 levels of audio volume for the oven control. You The oven control has a factory preset built-in 12 may turn the audio off and later return to operating hour energy saving feature that will shut off the with all the normal audible sounds and alerts.
  • Page 40: Adjusting Oven Temperature (Upo)

    Setting Your Preferences Adjusting oven temperature Adjusting warmer oven temperature (UPO) User programmable offset (UPO) Your appliance has been factory calibrated and The temperature may be increased +35°F (+19°C) tested to ensure an accurate baking temperature. or decreased -35°F (-19°C) from normal. For the first few uses, follow your recipe times and See the example below to increase the temperature recommendations carefully.
  • Page 41: Factory Default Reset (Rst)

    Setting Your Preferences Factory default reset (RST) List of displayed abbreviations See the chart below for common abbreviations that You may choose to restore your factory settings. you may see while using your appliance. This will erase all settings or favorites that you have saved.
  • Page 42: User Preferences Chart

    Setting Your Preferences User preferences chart The following chart will help you navigate through the user preferences. User Preferences Options Preference 1st option 2nd option* Setting clock Clock display 12 or 24 hour mode F° or C° 12hr energy save mode Audio mode* UPO upper oven...
  • Page 43: Self-Clean

    Self-Clean Before starting self-clean A self-cleaning oven automatically cleans with high temperatures that are well above those used for normal cooking. The self-clean feature eliminates During the self-clean cycle, the outside of the soils completely or reduces them to a fine appliance can become very hot to the touch.
  • Page 44 Self-Clean Setting self-clean Setting delayed self-clean The clean feature provides 3 different choices for You may wish to set your appliance to perform a self-cleaning the upper oven. Set the clean for lite self-clean cycle sometime later (up to 12 hours (2 hrs), med (3 hrs) or heavy soils (4 hrs).
  • Page 45: Care & Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Cleaning Recommendations Surface Type Cleaning Recommendation Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a • Aluminum (trim pieces) & vinyl clean cloth. • Painted and plastic control knobs For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth.
  • Page 46: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Cleaning Recommendations Surface Type Cleaning Recommendation • Oven racks Oven racks must be removed. Clean by using a mild, abrasive cleaner following manufacturer's instructions. Rinse with clean water and dry. • Oven door Use soap & water to thoroughly clean the top, sides and front of the oven door.
  • Page 47: Cleaning Cooktop And Parts

    Care and Cleaning Cleaning cooktop and parts The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier. Your appliance is shipped with the burner heads Because the gas burners are sealed, cleanups are and burner caps in the correct locations. Before easier when spillovers are cleaned up immediately. using your gas range be sure to: •...
  • Page 48: Oven Door Removal

    Care and Cleaning The oven door with Luxury- Hold™ hinges Removing the Lift-Off oven door To prevent possible burns, do not attempt to remove the oven door until the oven has completely cooled. IMPORTANT Fig. 1 The oven door is heavy. Be careful when removing and lifting the door.
  • Page 49 Care and Cleaning The oven door with Luxury- Hold™ hinges To replace the Lift-Off oven door 1. Firmly grasp the oven door along both sides just below the door handle. When positioning the door hinge arms with the door hinge slots in the oven frame, you may wish to use your knee to stabilize the door before attempting to insert the door hinge arms in the hinge slots -Fig.
  • Page 50: Changing Oven Lights

    Care and Cleaning Special door care instructions Changing upper oven lights IMPORTANT Most oven doors contain glass that can • Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts break. Read the following recommendations: are COOL before replacing oven light. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection against •...
  • Page 51: Care & Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Changing warmer oven light Removing warmer oven and replacing light 1. Before drawer removal, be sure to turn OFF the warmer oven and let the drawer area cool completely. 2. Pull the drawer away from the oven. Using a phillips-head screwdriver remove the two drawer screws from the insides of the front oven drawer compartment -Fig.
  • Page 52 Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review the following list. It may save you time & expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. Before you call Problem Solution Appliance is not level...
  • Page 53: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Before you call Problem Solution Surface burner flame is orange. • Dust particles in main line. Allow the burner to operate a few minutes until flame turns blue • In coastal areas, a slightly orange flame is unavoidable due to salt air •...
  • Page 54 Solutions to Common Problems Before you call Problem Solution • Control not set properly. Follow broiling instructions under Oven smokes excessively during Setting Oven Controls. broiling • Make sure oven door is closed when broiling. • Meat too close to the broil burner. Reposition the broil rack to provide proper clearance between the meat &...
  • Page 55: Warranty

    Major Appliance Warranty Information Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used, and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.