Frigidaire Built-in range Use & Care Manual

Built-in range


All about the
of your
Welcome & Congratulations ...................................2
Important Safety Instructions .................................3
Features at a Glance ..............................................6
Before Setting Surface Controls ..............................9
Setting Surface Controls ......................................12
Before Setting Oven Controls ...............................16 USA 1-800-944-9044
Built-In Range
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Canada 1-800-265-8352
Setting Oven Controls ..........................................19
Care & Cleaning (Cleaning Chart) .........................36
Care & Cleaning ..................................................37
Before You Call ..................................................41
Major Appliance Warranty ....................................44


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Summary of Contents for Frigidaire Built-in range

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    All about the & Care Built-In Range of your TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Welcome & Congratulations ........2 Setting Oven Controls ..........19 Important Safety Instructions .........3 Setting Keep Warm Drawer Control (If equipped) .. 35 Features at a Glance ..........6...
  • Page 2: Welcome & Congratulations

    Welcome & congratulations Congratulations on your purchase of a new appliance! At Product registration electrolux Home Products, we are very proud of our register Your Product product and are completely committed to providing you with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our The Product number one priority.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    imPortant saFetY instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. edition and local code requirements. Install only per installation instructions provided in the literature Save these instructions for future reference. package for this range. deFinitions Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert and an authorized repair service. Know how to you to potential personal injury hazards.
  • Page 4 imPortant saFetY instructions • DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS, AREAS NEAR caution tHese units, oven Heating elements or interior surFaces oF tHe oven or Warmer electronic controllers can be damaged by cold DRAWER (if equipped). Both surface units and oven temperatures. When you use your appliance for heating elements may be hot even though they are the first time, or if it has not been used for a long dark in color.
  • Page 5: Using Your Oven

    imPortant saFetY instructions For glass cooktoP onlY • Do not touch a hot oven light bulb with a damp cloth. Doing so could cause the bulb to break. • Do Not Clean or Operate a Broken Cooktop— If Disconnect the appliance or shut off the power to the cooktop should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers appliance before removing and replacing the bulb. may penetrate the broken cooktop and create a risk of electric shock.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    Features at a glance - model a Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front element control. Left rear element control. Right rear element control. Right front element control. Keep warm zone control. Element on indicator light.
  • Page 7 FEATURES AT A GLANCE - MODEL B Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Electronic element control digital displays. Keep warm zone control. Warm & serve drawer control. Left front element control. Left rear element control. Right rear element control. Right front element control.
  • Page 8 Features at a glance - model c Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Electronic element control digital displays. Keep warm zone control. Warm & serve drawer control. Left front element control. Left rear element control. Right rear element control.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Controls

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS About the ceramic glass cooktop Model A only : The hot surface indicator light located on the cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements (Figure 2) will glow when any surface cooking area heats located below the surface of the glass. The design of the up and will remain on until the glass cooktop has cooled ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element to a MODERATE level.
  • Page 10 BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS the electronic surface element control (ESEC) (Models B & C only) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) feature includes digital display windows. The ESEC feature provides a numeric digital setting for the radiant surface element positions on the cooktop. These settings work the same way as normal knob setting indicators work Fig.
  • Page 11 BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Using proper cookware Cookware material types The size and type of cookware used will influence the The cookware material determines how evenly and quickly setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow heat is transferred from the surface element to the pan the recommendations for using proper cookware as bottom.
  • Page 12: Setting Surface Controls

    setting surFace controls single radiant surface elements (all models) The cooktop has 2 or 3 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the left rear position (Figures 1, 2 & 3), the right rear position (Figures 1 and 2), and the right front position (Figures 1 and 3).
  • Page 13 setting surFace controls dual surface radiant element (all models) The cooktop is equipped with 1 or 2 dual radiant surface elements located at the left front (Figures 1& 2) and the right front (Figure 2) or the right rear (Figure 3) position.
  • Page 14 setting surFace controls Bridge surface radiant element (Model C only) The cooktop of your appliance is equipped with a “BRIDGE” surface element located at the left front and middle (Fig. 1) positions. The Bridge can be used when cooking with rectangular (like a griddle) or oval shaped cookware. The element will maintain an even temperature setting across both portions of the Bridge.
  • Page 15 setting surFace controls Keep warm zone (Models B & C only) caution The purpose of the keep warm zone is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperature. Use the keep warm The keep warm zone will not glow red when it is hot, feature to keep cooked foods hot such as: vegetables, but becomes hot enough to cause burns.
  • Page 16: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Arranging oven racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS The oven is vented as shown below. When the oven is COOL (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use on, warm air is released through the vent. This venting is oven mitts when using the oven.
  • Page 17 BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Types of oven racks caution Your built-in range may be equipped with one or more of the oven racks styles shown; Always use pot holders or oven mitts when adjusting the • Flat handle oven rack (All models - Figure 1). oven racks. Wait until the oven has completely cooled if possible.
  • Page 18 BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS The Effortless™ oven rack system Door Door Rack Rack Some models are equipped with a special oven rack connector connector connector connector system that automatically partially extends the oven rack bracket bracket bracket bracket from the interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food items.
  • Page 19: Setting Oven Controls

    setting oven controls Control pad features READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this use & care guide. Figure 1 - Model A & B Figure 2 - Model C 1.
  • Page 20: Minimum And Maximum Control Pad Settings

    setting oven controls minimum and maximum control Pad settings All of the features listed below have minimum and maximum time or temperature settings that may be entered into the control. An ENTRY acceptance beep will sound each time a control pad is touched (the acceptance beep on the Oven Lockout pad is delayed 3 seconds).
  • Page 21: Setting Silent Control Operation

    setting oven controls SETTING CONTINUOUS BAKE OR 6 HOUR setting silent control oPeration energY saving The delaY start and selF clean pads control the Silent Control operation feature. The Silent Control operation The timer and selF clean pads control the Continuous feature allows the oven control to be operated without Bake or 6 Hour Energy Saving features.
  • Page 22: Setting Lockout Feature

    setting oven controls setting lockout Feature setting minute timer The timer on . oFF pad controls the Minute Timer feature. pad controls the Lockout feature. The Lockout feature The Minute Timer serves as an extra timer in the kitchen automatically locks the cooktop controls, the oven door and that will beep when the set time has run out.
  • Page 23: Setting Bake

    setting oven controls setting Quick or PoWerPlus PreHeat SETTING BAKE The PreHeat pad controls the Quick or PowerPlus The BAKE pad controls normal baking. If a rapid preheating is preferred, refer to the PoWerPlus PreHeat feature Preheat feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to temperature and then indicate when to place the for instructions.
  • Page 24 setting oven controls SETTING CONVECTION BAKE This mode of cooking enables you to obtain the best culinary results when baking with multiple pans and racks. Multiple rack baking may slightly increase cook time for some foods but the overall result is time saved. Some food may cook faster and more evenly with Convection Bake.
  • Page 25: Setting Convection Convert

    setting oven controls setting convection convert setting convection roast The Convection Convert pad is used to automatically This mode is best for cooking tender cuts of beef, lamb, park convert a standard baking recipe for convection baking. and poultry. Use this mode when cooking speed is desired. When set properly, this feature is designed to display the The Convection Roasting gently browns the exterior and actual converted (reduced) temperature in the display.
  • Page 26 setting oven controls SETTING CONVECTION BROIL (some To set a Convection Broil Temperature of 500°F: models) 1. Arrange oven racks. 2. Press convect; “350” will be displayed; “convect” Use this mode for thicker cuts of meat, fish and poultry. and “BAKE” will flash. The Convection Broiling gently browns the exterior and 3. Press convect again; “350” will be displayed; seals in the juices.
  • Page 27: Setting Delay Start

    setting oven controls SETTING BAKE TIME setting delaY start The BAKE, CONVECTION BAKE, BAKE TIME and delaY Bake Time allows the oven to be set to cook for a specific length of time and shut off automatically. start pads control the Delayed Time Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Delayed Time Bake will turn the oven The oven will shut off and will beep when the countdown on and off at the time you select in advance.
  • Page 28: Setting Keep Warm

    setting oven controls setting keeP Warm SETTING PIZZA (some models) This mode is best for keeping oven baked foods warm for The Pizza pad has been designed to give optimum cooking serving after cooking has finished. The keeP Warm pad performance when cooking your favorite pizza. The Pizza turns ON the Keep Warm feature and will maintain an oven pad let you choose a preset between a frozen pizza (425°F) temperature of 170°F (77°C).
  • Page 29: Setting Chicken Nuggets

    setting oven controls setting cHicken nuggets SETTING FAVORITE (some models) The nuggets pad has been designed to give optimum The Favorite setting allow you to save your most frequently cooking performance when cooking your favorite chicken used or most complex cooking sequence. This feature will nuggets.
  • Page 30 setting oven controls SETTING BROIL To set a Broil of 500°F: 1. Place the broiler pan insert on the broiler pan. Then place This mode is best for meats, fish and poultry up to 1” the food on the broiler pan insert. do not use the broiler thick.
  • Page 31 setting oven controls SETTING THE SABBATH FEATURE (for use on  note the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) The BAKE TIME and delaY start pads are used to You may change the oven temperature once baking has set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may only be started by pressing BAKE, the numeric key pads for the used with the BAKE pad.
  • Page 32: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    setting oven controls adjusting oven temPerature oven ligHt The temperature in the oven has been pre-set at the The oven is equipped with 2 oven lights. The oven lights will factory. When first using the oven, be sure to follow recipe turn on automatically, when the oven door is opened.
  • Page 33 setting oven controls self-cleaning What to Expect during Cleaning While the oven is in operation, the oven heats to A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures temperatures much higher than those used in normal (well above normal cooking temperatures) which cooking. Sounds of metal expansion and contraction eliminate soils completely or reduces them to a fine are normal.
  • Page 34 setting oven controls setting selF-clean cYcle time lengtH The selF clean and delaY start pads controls the Delayed Self-Clean operation. The automatic timer will turn The selF clean pad controls the Self-Cleaning feature. If the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. you are planning to use the oven directly after a self-clean cycle remember to allow time for the oven to cool down to set the control for the self-cleaning cycle to...
  • Page 35: Setting Keep Warm Drawer Control (If Equipped)

    SETTING KEEP WARM DRAWER CONTROL (If equipped) Keep warm drawer rack positions note: For best results, preheat the keep warm drawer before adding the food. An empty drawer will preheat The rack can be used in 2 ways: in approximately 15 minutes. In the upright position (Figure 1) to allow low •...
  • Page 36: Care & Cleaning (Cleaning Chart)

    CARE & CLEANING (cleaning chart) Cleaning various parts of your appliance Before cleaning any part of the appliance, be sure all controls are turned off and the appliance is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER. Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum (trim pieces) &...
  • Page 37: Care & Cleaning

    care & cleaning Ceramic glass cooktop cleaning & cleaning recommendations for the maintenance ceramic glass cooktop Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to caution maintaining your Ceramic glass cooktop. Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are Prior to using your cooktop for the turned to oFF and the cooktop is COOL. first time, apply the recommended CERAMA BRYTE®...
  • Page 38: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    care & cleaning cleaning recommendations for the care and cleaning of stainless steel ceramic glass cooktop (continued) Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior parts. Special care and cleaning are required for Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: maintaining the appearance of stainless parts. Refer These types of soils need be removed immediately if to the general care &...
  • Page 39 care & cleaning Changing oven light Around caution Oven door Be sure the oven is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing the oven light bulb. Do not turn the oven light on during a self-cleaning cycle. High Hinge temperature will reduce lamp life. On some models an interior oven light will turn on Figure 3 Figure 4...
  • Page 40 care & cleaning To remove and replace storage drawer with Warning extendible glide (some models) To Remove Storage Drawer Turn the keep warm drawer control knob to OFF before 1. Open the drawer to the fully opened position. removing the drawer. do not touch the keep warm 2. Locate the latches on both sides of the warmer drawer element.
  • Page 41: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL (Solutions to Common Problems) Oven baking For best cooking results, heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance.
  • Page 42 BEFORE YOU CALL (Solutions to Common Problems) imPortant Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. occurrence POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Range is not level. Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack. Adjust leveling legs at base of range until the rack is level.
  • Page 43 BEFORE YOU CALL (Solutions to Common Problems) occurrence POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION scratches or abrasions Coarse particles such as salt or sand between cooktop and utensils can cause scratches. Be sure cook- on cooktop surface. top surface and bottoms of utensils are clean before usage. Small scratches do not affect cooking and will become less visible with time.
  • Page 44: Major Appliance Warranty

    major aPPliance WarrantY Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing 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.

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