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The Versatile Built-in Oven
User Instructions


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  • Page 1 COMPETENCE B3000-1 The Versatile Built-in Oven User Instructions...
  • Page 2: Dear Customer

    Dear customer, Please read these operating instructions carefully. Pay particular attention to the section “Safety information” on the first few pages. Please retain these operating instructions for later refer- ence. Pass them on to possible new owners of the appliance. The following symbols are used in the text: Safety instructions Warning: Information concerning your personal safety.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety ............Disposal .
  • Page 4 What to do if ..........36 Technical Data .
  • Page 5: Safety

    If your appliance needs repairing, please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre or your specialist dealer. Child Safety • Never leave children unsupervised when the appliance is in use.
  • Page 6 To Avoid Damaging Your Appliance • Do not line your oven with aluminium foil and do not place a baking tray or dish on the oven floor, otherwise the oven enamel will be damaged by the resulting build up of heat. •...
  • Page 7: Disposal

    Disposal Disposing of the packaging material All materials used can be fully recycled. Plastics are marked as follows: • >PE< for polyethylene, as used for the outer wrapping and the bags inside. • >PS< for polystyrene foam, e.g., as used for the padding materials. They are completely free of CFCs.
  • Page 8: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance General Overview Control Panel...
  • Page 9: Oven Features

    Oven Features All of the interior walls of the oven are coated in a special enamel (cat- alytic coating). Oven steam vent Steam from the oven is fed out between the upper door edge and the control panel.
  • Page 10: Oven Accessories

    Oven Accessories Combination shelf For dishes, cake tins, items for roasting and grilling. Universal baking tray For moist cakes, juicy roasts or as a baking sheet or collecting vessel for fat.
  • Page 11: Before Using For The First Time

    Before Using for the First Time Initial Cleaning Before using the oven for the first time you should clean the oven floor. Caution: Do not use any caustic, abrasive cleaners! The surface could be damaged. To clean metal fronts use commercially available cleaning agents. 1.
  • Page 12: Using The Oven

    Using the Oven Switching the Oven On and Off 1. Turn the “oven functions” switch to the required function. 2. Turn the “temperature selection” switch to the required temperature. The yellow oven power indicator will remain on while the oven is in use. The red temperature pilot light comes on while the oven is heating up.
  • Page 13: Oven Functions

    Oven Functions The oven has the following functions: Oven lighting With this function you can illuminate the oven interior, e.g., for clean- ing. The heating element is not in use. H Hot air For baking on up to two shelf positions. Set oven temperatures 20-40 °C lower than when using conventional.
  • Page 14 I Rotitherm For roasting larger pieces of meat or poultry on one level. This function is also suited to cooking foods au gratin and browning. The grill heating element and fan operate alternately.
  • Page 15: Inserting The Shelf And Universal Baking Tray

    Inserting the Shelf and Universal Baking Tray Anti-tip device All slide-in units have a small bulge on the left and right. This bulge is an anti-tip device and must always point to the rear of the oven. Tray or universal baking tray: The anti-tip device must point to- wards the rear of the oven.
  • Page 16: Uses, Tables And Tips

    Uses, Tables and Tips Baking For baking use the hot air H or conventional O oven function. Baking tins • Coated baking tins and tins made of dark metal are suitable for conventional O heat. • For hot air H baking tins made of light metal are also suitable. Shelf positions •...
  • Page 17 General information • Always count the shelf positions from the bottom upwards. • Insert baking trays with the sloped edge to the front! • Always place cake tins in the middle of the shelf. • You can also bake with two tins at the same time using conventional O or hot air H by placing the tins side by side on the shelf.
  • Page 18: Baking Table

    Baking Table Hot air H Conventional O Type of cake or pastry Time Shelf Shelf for both Temp. Temp. position position functions ºC ºC from from Hrs.: bottom bottom Mins. Cakes in cake tins Ring-shaped or 150-170 160-180 0:50-1:10 bowl-shaped cakes Madeira cake/ 140-160 150-170...
  • Page 19 Hot air H Conventional O Type of cake or pastry Time Shelf Shelf for both Temp. Temp. position position functions ºC ºC from from Hrs.: bottom bottom Mins. Fruit flan (with a yeast dough/ 140-160 170-190 0:25-0:50 sponge base) Fruit flan on shortcrust 150- 170 170-190 0:40-1:20...
  • Page 20: Tips For Baking

    Tips for Baking Baking result Possible cause Solution Insert the cake at a lower The cake is under- Wrong shelf position shelf position cooked at the bottom Baking temperature too high Set to a lower temperature The cake collapses (is sticky, soft in the middle, damp patches)
  • Page 21: Pies And Gratin Table

    Pies and Gratin Table Conventional O Rotitherm I Time Shelf Shelf Temp. Temp. Hrs: Mins. position position °C °C from from bottom bottom Pasta bake 180-200 160-170 0:45-1:00 Lasagne 180-200 160-170 0:25-0:40 Vegetables au 200-220 160-170 0:15-0:30 gratin Pizza ba- 200-220 160-170 0:15-0:30...
  • Page 22: Frozen Ready Meals Table

    Frozen Ready Meals Table Food to be Shelf Temperature Time cooked position Oven function from bottom in accordance in accordance Conventional with the Frozen pizza with the maker's maker's instruc- instructions tions Chips Rotitherm I 200-220 °C 15-25 Mins. (300-600 g) in accordance in accordance Conventional...
  • Page 23: Roasting

    Roasting Use the rotitherm I or conventional O oven functions for roasting. Ovenware for roasting • Any heat-resistant dish is suitable for roasting (refer to the manufac- turer's instructions!). • If the dish has plastic handles, check that they are heat-resistant (re- fer to manufacturer's instructions!).
  • Page 24 Notes on the roasting table Information is given in the table on suitable oven functions, tempera- ture settings, cooking times and shelf positions for various types of meat. The information is for guidance. • We recommend roasting meat and fish with a minimum weight of 1kg in the oven.
  • Page 25: Roasting Table

    Roasting table Conventional O Rotitherm I Type of meat Quantity Time Weight Shelf po- Tempera- Shelf Tempera- Hours:Mi sition ture position ture from bot- ºC from ºC bottom Beef Pot roast 1-1.5 kg 200-250 2:00-2:30 Roast beef or fil- per cm of thickness per cm of - rare...
  • Page 26 Conventional O Rotitherm I Type of meat Quantity Time Weight Shelf po- Tempera- Shelf Tempera- Hours:Mi sition ture position ture from bot- ºC from ºC bottom Game Saddle of hare, up to 1 160-170 0:25-0:40 220-250 haunch of hare Saddle of venison 1.5-2 kg 210-220 160-180...
  • Page 27: Grilling

    Grilling To grill use the grill F oven function with temperature setting z Important: Always grill with the oven door closed. Always pre-heat the empty oven for 5 minutes using the grill func- tions! Ovenware for grilling • Use the shelf unit and universal tray together for grilling. Shelf positions •...
  • Page 28: Preserving

    Preserving Use the bottom heat Ü oven function for preserving. Preserving jars • For preserving use only commercially available preserving jars that are all the same size. Screw-top jars, jars with a bayonet fastening and metal containers are unsuitable. Shelf positions •...
  • Page 29: Preserving Table

    Preserving Table Tempera- Preserving Continued Standing time ture in time until cooking with oven Preserves bubbles at 100 °C switched off form °C Mins. Mins. Soft fruit Strawberries, blueber- ries, raspberries, 160-170 35-45 ripe gooseberries Unripe gooseberries 160-170 35-45 10-15 Stone fruit Pears, quinces, plums 160-170...
  • Page 30: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and Care Warning: For safety reasons cleaning the appliance with a steam jet cleaner or high-pressure water cleaner is not permissible! Exterior of the Appliance Wipe the front of the appliance with a soft cloth dipped in warm soapy water.
  • Page 31: Shelf Support Rails

    Shelf Support Rails The shelf support rails on the left and right hand sides of the oven can be removed for cleaning the side walls. Removing the shelf support rails First pull the front of the rail away from the oven wall (1) and then un- hitch at the back (2).
  • Page 32: Oven Lighting

    Oven Lighting Warning: There is a danger of electric shock! Prior to changing the oven light bulb: – Switch off the oven! – Remove the fuses in the fuse box or switch off the circuit breaker. Place a cloth on the oven floor to protect the oven light and glass cover.
  • Page 33: Oven Door

    Oven Door The oven door of your appliance may be removed for cleaning. Removing the oven door 1. Open the oven door completely. 2. Completely fold back the brass- coloured clamping lever on both door hinges. 3. Grip the oven door with both hands on the sides and close it to about 3/4 going past the point of resist- ance.
  • Page 34: Oven Door Glass

    Oven Door Glass The oven door is fitted with four glass panels mounted one behind the other. The three inner panels may be removed for cleaning. Warning: Carry out the following steps only when the oven door is un- hinged! When left on its hinges, the door could rise rapidly due to the lighter weight when the glass is removed and could cause injury.
  • Page 35 Inserting the glass door panels The three removeable glass panels differ in size. They will only fit into the section of the door for which they are de- signed. Smallest panel - at the bottom Largest panel - at the top Re-insert the three panels one at a time and in the appropriate order: 1.
  • Page 36: What To Do If

    What to do if ... Symptom Possible cause Solution The oven does not heat The oven has not been Switch on the oven. switched on. The necessary settings have Check the settings. not been made. Check the fuse. The circuit breaker (at the If the circuit breaker trips or household fuse box) has the fuse blows several times,...
  • Page 37: Technical Data

    Technical Data Oven Interior Dimensions Height x Width x Depth 31.0 cm x 41.0 cm x 41.0 cm Capacity (usable capacity) 52 l Regulations, Standards, Directives This appliance meets the following standards: • IEC 60 335-1 and IEC 60 335-2-6 relating to the safety of electric appliances for household use and similar purposes and •...
  • Page 39: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions Installation Instructions Important: The new appliance is only to be installed and connected up by an approved installer. Please observe this instruction, otherwise the warranty will not cover any damage that may occur. Safety Instructions for the Installer •...
  • Page 40 Installation Instructions...
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  • Page 42 Installation Instructions...
  • Page 43: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Guarantee Conditions AEG EURO-LINE APPLIANCES LENGTH OF WARRANTY: EURO-LINE WILL PAY FOR: Replacement parts and/or labour to TWO YEAR FULL WARRANTY repair defects in materials or work- from original date of purchase, manship. Service must be provided including parts and labour, to the...
  • Page 44 Guarantee Conditions EURO-LINE APPLIANCES WILL NOT PAY WHEN THE FOLLOWING OCCURS: 1. Damage resulting from fires, acts of God, alteration, improper installa- tion, or installation not in accordance with local building codes. 2. Pickup or delivery of major appliances requiring service. The appliances are designed to be repaired in the home.
  • Page 45: Customer Service Centres

    Customer Service Centres Customer Service Centres AEG User Instructions & Installation Manual Service & Repair To save you time and money please have the following information ready in case you have to call for service: • Name of the dealer from whom you purchased the appliance.
  • Page 46: Index

    Index Accessories ......15 Safety ....... 5 Shelf .
  • Page 47: Service

    Service The section "What do I do if...“ lists some faults that you can remedy yourself. Look there first if a fault occurs. Is it a technical fault? Then contact your nearest customer service centre. (Addresses and tele- phone numbers can be found under "Customer Service Centres“.) Always prepare in advance for the discussion.
  • Page 48 AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg © Copyright by AEG 822 947 855 -A- 270801-04 Subject to change without notice...

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