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All about the
Use
of your
Product Record and Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Surface Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Before Setting Oven Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
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Setting Oven Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Before You Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

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  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire Electric Range

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    All about the & Care Electric Range of your TABLE OF CONTENTS Product Record and Registration ....2 Setting Oven Controls ..... . 12 Important Safety Instructions .
  • Page 2: Product Record And Registration

    Product Record and Registration ....2 Visit the Frigidaire web site at www.frigidaire.com Important Safety Instructions ....3 Surface Controls.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTIONS AND WARNINGS WARNING Read all instructions before using this appliance. This manual contains important safety symbols and Storage In or On Appliance—Flammable materials instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols should not be stored in an oven, near surface and follow all instructions given.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING CAUTION • Do Not Leave Children Alone - Children should • When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. not be left alone or unattended in the area where Grease may catch fire if it becomes too hot. appliance is in use.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR IMPORTANT COOKTOP • Know which knob or key controls each surface Read and follow the below instructions and precau- heating area. Place cookware with food on the tions for unpacking, installing, and servicing your cooking area before turning it on.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT NOTICES ON COOKTOPS WITH COIL • Protective Liners—Do not use aluminum foil to line ELEMENTS oven bottom or any other part of the appliance. Only use aluminum as recommended for baking if used as a cover placed on the food. Any other use CAUTION of protective liners or aluminum foil may result in a risk of electric shock or fire or a short circuit.
  • Page 7 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SELF-CLEANING OVENS WARNING • Clean only the parts listed in this manual. Before Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. Do not use an using self-clean, remove the broiler pan, any food, adapter plug or an extension cord, or remove utensils, and cookware from the oven.
  • Page 8: Surface Controls

    SURFACE CONTROLS Using Proper Cookware The size and type of cookware used will influence the setting needed for best cooking results. Be sure to follow the recommendations for using proper cookware as illus- trated in Figure 1 Figure Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element.
  • Page 9: Element On Indicator Light

    SURFACE CONTROLS Home Canning CAUTION Be sure to read and observe all the following points when home canning with your appliance: Canning can generate large amounts of steam. Use extreme caution to prevent burns. Always raise the lid to • Use only quality flat bottom canners when home vent steam away from you.
  • Page 10 SURFACE CONTROLS Operating Surface Elements IMPORTANT To operate surface elements: Do not allow aluminum foil, or any material that can melt CAUTION to make contact with the surface element. Surface elements may appear to have cooled after they have been turned off. The element surface may still be NOTE hot and burns may occur if the element or the area surrounding the element is touched before it has cooled...
  • Page 11: Before Setting Oven Controls

    BEFORE SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Type of oven racks Oven vent location The oven vent is located through the upper front trim and flat handle visible when the oven door is open. When the oven is on, oven rack warm air passes through this vent. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results.
  • Page 12: Setting Oven Controls

    SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Oven Control Features 12. Clean - Use to set self-clean cycle. To get the best use of your oven, take some time to become Setting the Clock familiar with the various features and functions of you oven When the appliance is first plugged in or when the power model.
  • Page 13 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Table 2: Minimum and maximum control settings Feature Mode Minimum Temp. /Time Maximum Temp. /Time Preheat 170°F (77°C) 550°F (288°C) Bake 170°F (77°C) 550°F (288°C) Broil 400°F (205°C) 550°F (288°C) Timer 12 Hr. Mode 0:01 Min. 11:59 Hr./Min. 24 Hr.
  • Page 14 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting oven lockout NOTE The control can be programmed to lock the oven door and The minute timer will not start or stop the cooking lockout the oven control keypad. process. The minute timer can be used alone or while To set the oven lockout feature: using any of the other oven features.
  • Page 15 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Setting Bake The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 288°C). The factory preset automatic bake temperature is 350°F (177°C). To set bake: 1. Press bake. — — — appears in the display. 2.
  • Page 16 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To change the oven temperature (or bake time) after NOTE baking has started: 1. Press the function you want to change. • Bake time will not operate when using the broil Press to adjust the setting. feature. •...
  • Page 17 NOTE NOTE Always pull the oven rack out to the stop position before turning or removing food. To purchase a broiling pan and insert, visit frigidaire.com 8. When broiling is finished press clear off. Table 3: Broil recommendations Food item...
  • Page 18 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS Self-Cleaning A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with temperatures well CAUTION above normal cooking temperatures which eliminate soils completely or reduces them to a fine powdered ash you can During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range wipe away with a damp cloth.
  • Page 19 SETTING OVEN CONTROLS To set a self-clean cycle or a delayed start self- To stop or interrupt a self-clean cycle (once it has clean cycle: been activated) 1. Be sure the clock displays the correct time of day. 1. Press clear off. 2.
  • Page 20: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Cleaning Various Parts of Your Wall Oven Before cleaning any part of the oven, be sure all controls are turned off and the oven is cool. Remove spills and any heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the number of major cleaning later. Surface Type Recommendation Aluminum and Vinyl...
  • Page 21 CARE AND CLEANING Coil Elements Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance To Remove 1. Lift up edge of surface element across from terminal WARNING end just enough to clear the edge of the drip bowl. 2. Gently slide the surface element out of the terminal Never leave covers on the coil elements.
  • Page 22 CARE AND CLEANING Porcelain enamel cooktop cleaning instructions Daily cleaning for sugary spill overs: (some models) Sugary spills can chemically damage your cooktop surface. Therefore, you must begin cleaning the spills while the WARNING cooktop is still hot. Use caution when following the steps below.
  • Page 23 CARE AND CLEANING Removing and Replacing the Oven Door Oven door CAUTION hinge locations The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down. To remove oven door: 1. Open oven door completely, horizontal with floor (See Figure 15).
  • Page 24 CARE AND CLEANING Replacing the oven light To remove and replace storage drawer (some CAUTION models) Use the storage drawer for storing cooking utensils. The Be sure the oven is unplugged and all parts are cool drawer can de removed to facilitate cleaning under the before replacing oven light.
  • Page 25: Before You Call

    BEFORE YOU CALL Oven Baking For best cooking results, heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies, or pastries. 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 26: Solutions To Common Problems

    BEFORE YOU CALL Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review the following list. It may save you time and expense. Possible solutions are provided with the problem listed: Problem Solution Poor baking results • Many factors affect baking results. Use proper oven rack position. Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate.
  • Page 27 BEFORE YOU CALL Oven light does not work. • Be sure the oven light is secure in the socket. See “Replacing the oven light” page Flames inside oven or • Excessive spillovers in oven. This is normal, especially for pie spillovers or large smoking from oven vent.
  • Page 28 BEFORE YOU CALL Brown streaks or specks on • Food that boils over can cook onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil. cooktop surface For more information, see “Coil Elements Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance” page Areas of discoloration with •...
  • Page 32: Warranty

    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.