Frigidaire Range Use & Care Manual

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Welcome & Congratulations ...................................2
Important Safety Instructions .................................3
Features at a Glance ..............................................6
Before Setting Surface Controls ..............................7
Setting Surface Controls ........................................9
Before Setting Oven Controls ...............................12 USA 1-800-944-9044
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Canada 1-800-265-8352
Setting Oven Controls ..........................................15
Self Cleaning .......................................................29
Care & Cleaning (Cleaning Chart) .........................31
Care & Cleaning ..................................................32
Before You Call ..................................................36
Major Appliance Warranty ....................................40



  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire Range

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Features at a Glance ..........6 Care & Cleaning (Cleaning Chart) ......31 Before Setting Surface Controls ......7 Care & Cleaning ..........32 Setting Surface Controls ........9 Before You Call ..........36 Before Setting Oven Controls .......12 Major Appliance Warranty ........40 USA 1-800-944-9044 Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • 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

    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. Both surface electronic controllers can be damaged by cold units and oven heating elements may be hot even temperatures. When you use your appliance for though they are dark in color. Areas near surface the first time, or if it has not been used for a long units may become hot enough to cause burns.
  • 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 Your built-in range Features: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front element control and electronic display. Left rear element control and electronic display. Right rear element control and electronic display. Right front element control and electronic display.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Recommended Surface Setting Chart to determine the Figure 7 correct setting for the kind of food you are preparing. ESEC power failure indicator message (PF) When the range is first plugged in or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the ESEC Figure 4 Figure 5 Figure 8 control will display the message "PF"...
  • Page 8: About The Radiant Surface Elements

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Using proper cookware about the radiant surface elements The size and type of cookware used will influence the The element temperature rises gradually and evenly. setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow As the temperature rises, the element will glow red. To the recommendations for using proper cookware as maintain the selected setting the element will cycle on and illustrated in Figures 1 &...
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    setting surFace controls single radiant surface elements The cooktop has 2 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the left rear position and the right rear position (Figure 1). To Operate the Single Radiant Surface Elements 1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. 2. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction to the desired setting (Figure 2).
  • Page 10 setting surFace controls dual surface radiant element The cooktop is equipped with 1 or 2 dual radiant surface elements located at the left front and the right front position (Figure 1). Symbols around the knob are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 11: Keep Warm Zone

    setting surFace controls Keep warm zone 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 12: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Installing Upper Oven Rack Supports Air circulation in the oven To install oven rack support, insert it into the two brackets If using 1 rack, place in center of oven. If using multiple on the oven wall interior and push down as shown in the racks, stagger cookware as shown. illustration to the right.
  • Page 13 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. oven racks. Wait until the oven has completely cooled if possible.
  • Page 14: Assemble Oven Rack System

    Connector arm Open oven door Open oven door connector brackets are at the rear of the range and pointing towards oven bottom (See Figure 2). 4. Assemble one connector arm at a time. With the oven Figure 3 - Assembly of the Effortless oven rack...
  • Page 15: 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. 1. upper pad—Use to activate the upper oven for 12. Convec convert pad (lower oven only)—Use to cooking operation.
  • Page 16: Minimum And Maximum Control Pad Settings

    12 hour operation. in the display. When the range is first plugged in, or when the power 2. continue holding the pad until “12Hr daY” or “24Hr supply to the range has been interrupted, the timer in the daY”...
  • Page 17: Setting Silent Control Operation

    To set the control for Continuous Bake or 6 Hour silent control operation Energy Saving features 1. To tell if your range is set for normal or silent operation press and hold delaY start. “-- --” will appear and 1. Press and hold timer for 6 seconds.
  • Page 18: 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 The Minute Timer serves as an extra timer in the kitchen feature automatically locks the oven doors, the control that will beep when the set time has run out.
  • Page 19: Setting Quick Preheat

    setting oven controls setting Quick PreHeat SETTING BAKE The Quick PreHeat pad controls the Quick Preheat The BAKE pad controls normal baking. If a rapid preheating is preferred, refer to the Quick PreHeat feature for feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to temperature and then indicate when to place the food in instructions.
  • Page 20 setting oven controls SETTING CONVECTION BAKE (lower oven only) 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 21 setting oven controls setting convec convert (lower oven setting convection roast (lower oven only) only) This mode is best for cooking tender cuts of beef, lamb, park The Convec Convert pad is used to automatically convert and poultry. Use this mode when cooking speed is desired. a standard baking recipe for convection baking.
  • Page 22: Setting Convection Broil

    setting oven controls SETTING CONVECTION BROIL (lower oven To set a Convection Broil Temperature of 500°F: only) 1. Arrange interior oven racks. Use this mode for thicker cuts of meat, fish and poultry. The Convection Broiling gently browns the exterior 2. Press loWer to select oven. and seals in the juices. Convection broiling uses the broil 3.
  • Page 23: Setting Delay Start

    setting oven controls SETTING BAKE TIME setting delaY start The BAKE, CONVECT 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 24: Setting Broil

    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 25 setting oven controls setting nuggets setting Pizza The nuggets pad has been designed to give optimum The Pizza pad has been designed to give optimum cooking cooking performance when cooking your favorite chicken performance when cooking your favorite pizza. The Pizza nuggets.
  • Page 26: Setting Keep Warm

    setting oven controls setting keeP Warm To set Keep Warm: 1. Arrange interior oven racks and place food in oven. This mode is best for keeping oven baked foods warm for 2. Press uPPer oven or loWer oven to select oven. serving after cooking has finished. The keeP Warm pad turns ON the Keep Warm feature and will maintain an oven 3.
  • Page 27 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 28: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    setting oven controls adjusting oven temPerature oven ligHt The temperature in the oven has been pre-set at the Each oven is equipped with an oven light. The oven light will factory. When first using the oven, be sure to follow recipe turn on automatically, when the oven door is opened.
  • Page 29: Self Cleaning

    Doing so will • Remove any excessive spillovers in the oven cavity destroy heat distribution, produce poor baking results and before starting the Self-Cleaning cycle. To clean, use cause permanent damage to the oven interior (aluminum hot, soapy water and a cloth.
  • Page 30 selF-cleaning 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 31: Care & Cleaning (Cleaning Chart)

    NOT use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop. Easy Care™ Stainless Your range finish is made with Easy Care™ Stainless Steel. Clean the stainless with S t e e l O v e n D o o r a n d warm soapy water using a clean sponge or cloth.
  • Page 32: 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 33: 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.
  • Page 34 care & cleaning removing and rePlacing tHe liFt- 4. Firmly grasp both sides of oven door along the door sides (Do not use the oven door handle - See Figure 3). oFF loWer oven door caution The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down.
  • Page 35 Keep pulling the bottom of the door toward you while rotating the top of the door toward the caution range to completely disengage the hinge levers (Figure 2). The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down.
  • Page 36: Before You Call

    5.1cm to 10.2cm (2” to 4”) of space on all sides of pan. Cakes not level. • Range not level. • Place a marked glass measuring cup filled with water on the center of the oven rack. If the water level is uneven, refer to the installation instructions for leveling the range.
  • Page 37 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. When range is level, cooktop may appear out of alignment if countertop is not level.
  • Page 38 BEFORE YOU CALL (solutions to common Problems) occurrence POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION areas of Mineral deposits from water and food. Remove using a ceramic-glass cooktop cleaning discoloration with cream. Use cookware with clean, dry bottoms. metallic sheen. Poor baking results. Many factors affect baking results. Make sure the proper rack position is used. Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate.
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  • Page 40: 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.