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Frigidaire Gas Range Use & Care Manual

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All about the
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Important Safety Instructions ........................... 3-6
Features at a Glance ......................................... 7
Before Setting Oven Controls ........................... 8-9
Before Setting Surface Controls .................... 10-11
Setting Surface Controls ................................... 12 USA 1-800-944-9044
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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Canada 1-800-265-8352
Setting Oven Controls .................................. 14-24
Lower Oven Drawer ..................................... 25-26
Self-Cleaning ..............................................27-29
Care & Cleaning (EZ/MO) .............................30-34
Before You Call ............................................ 35-38
Major Appliance Warranty .................... back cover
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    All about the & Care Gas Range of your TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Important Safety Instructions ......3-6 Setting Oven Controls ........14-24 Features at a Glance ......... 7 Lower Oven Drawer ........25-26 Before Setting Oven Controls ......
  • Page 2: Product Registration

    Bake time ............... 17 Delay start .............. 18 Product Registration Quick bake .............. 19 Registering your product with Frigidaire enhances our ability Broil ............... 20 to serve you. You can register online at Setting pizza feature ..........21 or by dropping your Product Setting chicken nuggets feature ........
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Do not attempt to install or operate your appliance until you WARNING have read the safety precautions in this manual. Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING If the information in this manual is not followed or CAUTION statement based on the risk type.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING CAUTION • Wear proper apparel—loose-fitting or hanging • Stepping, leaning or sitting on the door or garments should never be worn while using the drawers of a range can result in serious injuries appliance. Do not let clothing or other flammable and also cause damage to the appliance.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR OVEN YOUR COOKTOP • Use care when opening oven door , warmer WARNING drawer or lower oven door—Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or Use Proper Flame Size—Adjust flame size so it does steam escape before you remove or replace food in the not extend beyond the edge of the utensil.
  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SELF-CLEANING OVENS Grounding Instructions WARNING WARNING • Do not touch the oven during the self-clean cycle. Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. Do not use an adapter plug, an extension cord, or remove • Keep children away from oven during self-clean cycle. grounding prong from electrical power cord.
  • Page 7: Features At A Glance

    FEATURES AT A GLANCE Your gas range features include: Electronic oven control with timer. Bake-n-Warm™ lower oven cooking control & indicator light. Left front burner valve and control knob. Left rear burner valve and control knob. Center burner valve and control knob (some models).
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven vent location Types of oven racks flat handle oven rack The oven vent is located below the control panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air passes through this vent. The oven vent is necessary for proper air circulation and the best baking results.
  • Page 9: Effortless™ Oven Rack System And Assembly

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Effortless™ Oven Rack system (some models) IMPORTANT Some models are equipped with a special oven rack system that automatically partially extends the oven rack from the • Only the Effortless™ Oven Rack system should interior oven glides to assist in easier access to your food be used in oven rack position 2.
  • Page 10: Before Setting Surface Controls

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Cookware material types Set proper burner flame size The most popular materials available are: The color of the flame is the key to proper burner adjustment. A good flame is clear, blue and hardly visible in a well-lighted Aluminum - Excellent heat conductor.
  • Page 11: Using And Caring For The Griddle (Some Models)

    BEFORE SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Check for proper burner cap placement Using the griddle (some models) Visually check for proper burner cap placement before Before first use: operating any of the surface burners (See Fig.1). • Wash griddle in hot soapy water. •...
  • Page 12: Setting Surface Controls

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Setting surface controls The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. Your gas appliance may be equipped with many different sized surface burners. It is important to select cookware that is suitable for the amount and type of food being prepared.
  • Page 13: Oven Control Functions (540L Preset Lp)

    OVEN CONTROL FUNCTIONS READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below. bake time — Use timer on /off quick preheat broil — bake —Use to quick bake —...
  • Page 14: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting the clock When the appliance is powered up for the first time or when the electric supply to the appliance has been interrupted, the display will flash "12:00" (Fig. 1). Fig. 2 Fig. 3 NOTE Fig. 1 Changing between the 6-Hour Energy Saving or To set the clock for 1:30: continuous bake mode will not change how the cooktop...
  • Page 15: Changing Oven Temperature Display Mode

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Changing oven temperature display mode The oven control is preset to display temperatures in Fahrenheit (°F). The display may be changed to provide either Fahrenheit or Celsius (°C) temperatures. To change the temperature display mode: Fig. 3 Fig.
  • Page 16: Timer

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Timer Quick preheat The timer helps keep track of cooking times without Use this feature to quickly preheat the oven. For best interferring with the cooking process. The timer may be set results use when baking with a single rack only. A for 1 minute up to 11 hours and 59 minutes.
  • Page 17: Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Bake Bake time Use the bake feature to prepare most food items when the A bake time setting may be added to most oven baking recipe calls for normal baking. A reminder tone will sound features. Use the bake time setting to start the oven once the oven finishes preheating.
  • Page 18: Delay Start

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Delay start Use this keypad to add delay start time instructions for most When the set bake time runs out: timed cooking features or with the self-clean feature. 1. "End" will appear in the display window and the oven will shut-off automatically (See Fig.
  • Page 19: Quick Bake

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Quick bake Benefits of the quick bake feature — Foods may cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. — Multiple rack baking. — No special pans or bakeware needed. Quick bake uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly and continuously around the oven.
  • Page 20: Broil

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require direct exposure to flame heat for optimum browing results. When broiling, always remember to arrange the oven Insert racks while the oven is still cool. To set broil: Step Press 1.
  • Page 21: Setting Pizza Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting pizza feature Setting chicken nuggets feature (cont’d) For your convenience the pizza feature provides 2 different To stop the chicken nuggets feature at any time press settings. You may use the pizza feature whether starting cancel. with fresh or frozen pizza.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Adjusting the oven temperature Restoring to factory default settings Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to When new, your appliance was set with a few predetermined oven control settings. Over time, the user ensure an accurate baking temperature. For the first few may make changes to these default settings.
  • Page 23: To Set The Sabbath Feature

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To set the Sabbath feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) To program the oven for 350°F bake and activate the Sabbath feature: For further assistance, guidelines for proper Step Press usage and a complete list of models with the 1.
  • Page 24 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To set the Sabbath feature (cont’d) To turn off the oven but keep the Sabbath feature NOTES active: Press cancel. • If a delay start time longer than 12 hours (maximum of 24 hours) is desired, set the display mode for the 24 hour setting.
  • Page 25: Lower Oven Drawer

    LOWER OVEN DRAWER Dual features of Bake-n-Warm™ lower oven The lower drawer may be used for two kinds of cooking. Using the oven or keep warm features The oven feature is ideal for cooking foods such as pizza, • When placing food in the Bake-n-Warm oven casseroles, baked potatoes and frozen convenience foods.
  • Page 26: Lower Oven Drawer

    LOWER OVEN DRAWER IMPORTANT DO NOT LINE THE OVEN DRAWER WITH FOIL OR COVER THE OVEN RACK WITH FOIL. This may result in damage to your lower oven. Setting the lower oven feature of the Bake-n-Warm™ oven: 1. Push in and turn the Bake-n-Warm™ oven control knob clockwise to the desired temperature setting (See Fig.
  • Page 27: Self-Cleaning

    SELF-CLEANING Preparing for self-clean Read before starting self-clean A self-cleaning oven cleans itself using high temperatures IMPORTANT that are well above normal cooking temperatures. The self- clean feature, if used properly, will eliminate soils from the • Remove all items from the oven and cooktop, oven completely or reduce them to a fine powdered ash.
  • Page 28 SELF-CLEANING Read before starting self-clean (cont’d) IMPORTANT CAUTION To avoid possible burns use caution when opening the • It is normal for odors to occur during self-clean, oven door when the self-clean cycle is finished. The especially during the first self-clean cycle. It is oven may still be VERY HOT Stand to the side of recommend to ventilate the kitchen.
  • Page 29 SELF-CLEANING Setting a delay start self-clean cycle If it becomes necessary to cancel self-clean: Example: To program a self-cleaning cycle with a delay start time of 9:00 o’clock: 1. Press keypad. Step Press 2. If the self-clean cycle has heated the oven to a high 1.
  • Page 30: Care & Cleaning (Ez/Mo)

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils • Control knobs and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on • Painted body parts soil for 30-60 minutes.
  • Page 31: Removing & Replacing The Lower Oven Drawer

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning tips for the Bake-n-Warm™ oven For easier clean-up, the Bake-n-Warm™ oven drawer To replace the Bake-n-Warm™ oven drawer: should be cleaned as soon as the oven cools down. 1. Pull both drawer glides and fully extend outward from Routinely clean to minimize build-up of spatter and food lower oven cavity.
  • Page 32: Cleaning The Cooktop And Surface Burners

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning the cooktop and surface burners Checking for proper burner cap placement (cont’d) CAUTION On round style burners, the burner cap lip should fit snug into the center of burner head and rest level (Fig. 1). To avoid possible burns DO NOT attempt the cleaning Burner cap instructions provided below before turning OFF the surface burners and provide sufficient time for the...
  • Page 33: Replacing The Oven Light

    CARE & CLEANING Cleaning the cooktop and surface burners Aluminum foil and oven liners (cont’d) Do not use oven bottom liners or use aluminum foil to cover CAUTION the oven bottom or any oven racks. To avoid possible burns DO NOT attempt the cleaning Using a liner in the oven instructions provided below before turning OFF the restricts the heat and...
  • Page 34: Removing & Replacing Oven Door

    CARE & CLEANING Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door CAUTION Oven door hinge locations To avoid possible injury when removing or replacing the with oven door oven door, follow the instructions below carefully and always fully open. handle the oven door with both hands positioned away from the door hinge areas.
  • Page 35: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Possible Causes Solutions Display flashes time. Power interruption. Press cancel then set the correct time of day. Oven control displays The oven control has detected Press cancel to clear the display & stop beeping. Try bake or broil F __ (followed with a fault or error condition.
  • Page 36 BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven portion of Gas regulator shut-off valve Be sure gas regulator valve is set to the ON position. See appliance does not may have been moved to OFF installation instructions.
  • Page 37 BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to common problems • Problem Possible Causes Solutions bake or self-clean The time of day is incorrect. Set clock with correct time of day before adding a delay start did not start at the setting. See "Setting the clock" in Setting Oven Controls time expected.
  • Page 38 BEFORE YOU CALL • Solutions to common problems Problem Possible Causes Solutions Oven smokes Oven door was left open. Be sure oven door is closed when broiling. excessively when Meat too close to upper Reposition oven rack lower to provide proper clearance between broiling.
  • Page 39 NOTES...
  • 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.

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