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2 Timer 6 - 7 Oven Controls 8 - 9 & Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . 10 - 13 Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 - 15 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at : http : llwww . frigidaire . corn I Note : This manual replaces P / N 316257501 I READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS PIN 316257510 ( 0305 )
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Welcome & Congratulations _ m m Congratulations on your purchase of a new range ! At Electrolux Home Products , we are very proud of our product and are completely committed to providing you Questions ? with the best service possible . Your satisfaction is our number one priority . 1 - 800 - 944 - 9044 We know you'll enjoy your new range and Thank You for choosing our product . We hope you consider us for future purchases . ( United States ) PLEASE CAREFULLY READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 1 - 866 - 729 - 5199 This Use & Care Manual provides specific operating instructions for your model . ( Canada ) Use your range only as instructed in this manual . These instructions are not meant to cover every possible condition and situation that may occur . Common sense and caution must be practiced when installing , operating and maintaining any appliance . Please attach sales receipt Please record your model and serial numbers below for future reference . here for future reference . Model Number : Serial Number : Purchase Date : Product Registration Register Your Product The self - addressed PRODUCT REGISTRATION CARD should be filled in completely , signed and returned to Electrolux Home Products . This Use & Care Manual contains general operating instructions for your range and feature information for several models . Your range may not have all the described features . The graphics shown are representational . The graphics on your range may not look exactly like those shown . © 2003 Electrolux Home Products , Inc . All rights reserved
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Imp orta nt Safe ty lnstru ctio ns Read all instructions before using this appliance . Save these instructions for future reference . This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions . Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given . This symbol will he ! p alert you t ° situations that may cause serious bodily harm , death or Property damagel This Symbo ! wi ! ! he ! p a ! e _ You t0 situations that may Cause bodily injury or propeAy damage , f If the information in this manual is not f ' ! , ViVl : l ; t _ 11 _ [ € followed exactly , a fire or explosion may result causing • All ranges can tip . property damage , personal injury or death . • Injury to persons could result . • Install anti - tip device packed with range . FOR YOUR SAFETY : • See Installation Instructions . - - Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable [ ¥ ! , VI ; I ; i # II _ [ _ 1To reduce the risk of vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any tipping , the rangemust be secured by otherappliance . properly installed anti - tip bracket provided - - WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS : with the range . To check if the bracket is • Do not try to light any appliance . installed properly , visually check that rear • Do not touch any electrical switch ; do not use any leveling leg is inserted into and fully phone in your building . secured by the anti - tip bracket by • Immediately callyour gas supplier from a neighbor's removing lower panel or storage drawer . phone . Follow the gas supplier's instructions . For models with a warmer drawer , grasp • If you cannot reach your gas supplier , call the fire the top rear edge of the range and @ department . carefully attempt to tilt it forward . Refer to the installation instructions for proper anti - - - Installation and service must be performed by a tip bracket installation . qualified installer , servicer or the gas supplier . • Remove all tape and packaging before using the range . Stepping , leaning or sitting on the doors or Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the drawers of this range can result in serious injuries and range . Never allow children to play with packaging material . also cause damage to the range . Do not allow children to • Proper Installation - - Be sure your appliance is properly climb or play around the range . The weight of a child on an open installed and grounded by a qualified technician in door may cause the range to tip , resulting in serious burns or accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223 . - other injury . latest edition , or in Canada CAN / CGA B149 . 1 , and CAN / CGA B149 . 2 , and the the National Electrical Code ANSI / Do not use the oven or broiler drawer for NFPA No . 70 - 1atest edition , or in Canada CSA Standard storage . C22 . 1 , Canadian Electrical Code , Part 1 , and local code requirements . Install only perinstallation instructions provided Do not store items of interest to children in in the literature package for this range . the cabinets above a range oron the backguard of a range . Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service . Know how to disconnect the power Children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured . to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency . • User Servicing - - Do not repair or replace any part of the Never Use Your Appliance for Warming or appliance unless specifically recommended in the Heating the Room . manuals . To reduce the risk of personal injury and damage to the range , all other servicing should be done only by a • Storage in oron Appliance - - Flammable materials should qualified technician . not be stored in an oven , near surface burners or in the • Never modify or alter the construction of a range by broiler drawer . This includes paper , plastic and cloth items , removing leveling legs , panels , wire covers , anti - tip such as cookbooks , plasticware and towels , as well as brackets / screws , or any other part of the product . flammable liquids . Do not store explosives , such as aerosol cans , on or near the range .
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• Do Not Leave Children Alone - - Children should not be left • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use . They Adjacent Surface Burners - - To reduce the risk of burns , ignition should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the of flammable materials , and spillage due to unintentional contact appliance . with the utensil , the handle of the utensil should be positioned so • DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE BURNERS , AREAS NEAR THESE that it is turned inward , and does not extend over adjacent surface burners . BURNERS , OVEN BURNERS OR INTERIOR SURFACES OF THE OVEN . Both surface and oven burners may be hot even • Never Leave Surface Burners Unattended at High Heat though flames are not visible . Areas near surface burners may Settings - - Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that become hot enough to cause burns . During and after use , do not may ignite , or a pan that has boiled dry may melt . • Protective Liners - - Do not use aluminum foil to line surface touch , or let clothing or other flammable materials touch these areas until they have had sufficient time to cool . Among these burner pans , or oven bottom , except as suggested in this manual . areas are the cook top , surfaces facing the cook top , the oven vent Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric openings and surfaces near these openings , oven door and shock , or fire . window . • Glazed Cooking Utensils - - Only certain types of glass , glass / • Wear Proper Apparel - - Loose - fitting or hanging garments ceramic , ceramic , earthenware , or other glazed utensils are should never be worn while using the appliance . Do not let suitable for cook top service without breaking due to the sudden clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces . change in temperature . Check the manufacturer's • Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires - - Smother the fire recommendations for cook top use . with a pan lid , or use baking soda , a dry chemical or foam - type • When flaming foods under a ventilating hood , turn the fan on . extinguisher . IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR OVEN • When heating fat or grease , watch it closely . Fat or grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot . • Use Care When Opening Oven Door - - Stand to the side of the • Use Only Dry Potholders - - Moist or damp potholders on hot range when opening the door of a hot oven . Let hot air or steam surfaces may result in burns from steam . Do not let potholders escape before you remove or replace food in the oven . touch hot heating elements . Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth • Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed . The oven vent is located instead of a potholder . below the backguard . Touching the surfaces in this area when the • Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers - - Buildup of pressure oven is operating may cause severe burns . Also , do not place may cause container to burst and result in injury . plastic or heat - sensitive items on or near the oven vent . These • Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be items could melt or ignite . stored or discarded . • Placement of Oven Racks . Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool . If rack must be moved while oven is IMPORTANT - - ELECTRIC IGNITION MODELS ONLY : Do hot use extreme caution . Use potholders and grasp the rack with not attempt to operate the oven during a power failure . If the power both hands to reposition . Do not let potholders contact the hot fails , always turn off the oven . If the oven is not turned off and the heating elements in the oven . Remove all utensils from the rack power resumes , the oven will begin to operate again . Once the before moving . power resumes , reset the clock and oven function . • Do not use the broiler pan without its insert . The broiler pan and its insert allow dripping fat to drain and be kept away from the high IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOKTOP heat of the broiler . • Do not cover the broiler insert with aluminum foil . Exposed fat Use Proper Flame Size - - Adjust flame size so it and grease could ignite . does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil . The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the burner flame to IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING YOUR direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing . Proper RANGE relationship of utensil to flame will also improve efficiency . • Clean the range regularly to keep all parts free of grease that • Knowwhich knob controls each surface burner . Place a pan of could catch fire . Pay particular attention to the area underneath food on the burner before turning it on , and turn the burner off each surface element . Do not allow grease to accumulate . Refer before removing the pan . to the range manufacturer's instructions for cleaning . • Always turn knob to the full LITE position when igniting top • Kitchen cleaners and aerosols - - Always follow the burners . Visually check that burner has lit . Then adjust the flame manufacturer's recommended directions for use . Be aware so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil . that excess residue from cleaners and aerosols may ignite causing damage and injury . IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the state to cause cancer , birth defects or other reproductive harm , and requires businesses to warn customers of potential exposure to such substances .
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Important Safety lnstructions Grounding type GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS wall receptacle ( electric ignition models only ) _ Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock . Do not use Do not , under any circumstance , cut , an adapter plug , an extension cord , or remove grounding prong remove , or bypass from electrical power cord . Failure to follow this warning can cause the grounding prong . serious injury , fire or death . This appliance is equipped with a 3 - prong grounding plug for your protection against shock hazard and should be plugged directly into a properly grounded receptacle . DO NOT cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug . For personal safety , the range must be properly grounded . For maximum safety , the power cord must be plugged into an electrical Power supply cord outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded . with 3 - prong grounding plug if a 2 - prong wall receptacle is the only available outlet , it is the personal responsibility of the consumer to have it replaced with a See the INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS packaged with this properly grounded 3 - prong wall receptacle installed by a qualified electrician . range for complete installation and grounding instructions . Oven Vent Oven Vent Location The oven vent is located below the backguard When the oven is on , warm air is released through this vent . This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results . DO NOT BLOCK THE OVEN VENT . Arranging Oven Racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL ( PRIOR TO OPERA TING THE OVEN ) . Always use oven mitts when using the oven . Removing & Replacing Oven Racks To remove , pull the rack forward until it stops . Lift up front of rack and slide out . To replace , fit the rack onto the guides on the oven walls . Tilt the front of the rack upward and slide the rack back into place . Arranging Oven Racks with 6 Rack Positions To bake on a single rack , place the rack on position 3 or 4 . To bake on 2 racks , place the racks on positions 3 and 5 .
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Rack RECOMMENDED RACK POSITIONS FOR BROILING , BAKING & ROASTING Food Rack Position 1 or2 Broiling meats , chicken or fish 3or4 Cookies , cakes , pies , biscuits & muffins 5 Frozen pies , angel food cake , yeast , bread , casseroles , small cuts of meat or poultry 5or6 Turkey , roast or ham Note : Always use caution when removing food from the lower rack positions . Models with no Clock ( some models ) If your model has no Clock or Minute Timer , clock settings are not required to operate your range . Please proceed to Setting Surface & Oven Controls in this Use & Care Manual . To Set the 3 Button Clock ( some models ) HOUR A C CLOCK When the range is first plugged in , or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted , " 12 : 00 " will flash in the display window . 1 . Slide switch C ( CLOCK / TIMER ) to the CLOCK position . 2 . Push in and hold button A ( HOUR ) until the correct hour MINUTE B TIMER appears inthe display . ( The numbers will only count forward . ) 3 . Push in and hold button B ( MINUTE ) until the correct Note : The 3 button clock graphics shown vary by model . minutes appear in the display . To Set the 3 Button Minute Timer ( some models ) 1 . Slide switch C ( CLOCK / TIMER ) to the TIMER position , " 0 : 59 " ( 59 MINUTES ) will appear in the display window . The timer can be set for any amount of time from 1 minute to 1 hour and 59 minutes . 2 . • To set a time more than 59 minutes , push in and release button A ( HOUR ) . The display will show the maximum 1 hour and 59 minutes . The time can now be adjusted down by pushing in and holding button B ( MINUTE ) until the correct time appears in the display window . • To set a time less than 59 minutes , push in and hold button B ( MINUTE ) until the correct minutes appear in the display . ( The minute timer will automatically start when the button is released . ) 3 . When the set time has passed , the control will display " 0 : 00 " and beep continuously . Slide switch C ( CLOCK / TIMER ) to the CLOCK position to cancel the timer and return to the clock mode .
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i ¸ / / / Setting Clock Minute Timer ( some models ) f Note : The Electronic Time of Day clock graphics shown vary by model . " : " Flashing indicates Minute Timer mode To Set the 4 Button Time of Day Clock ( some models ) When the range is first plugged in , or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted , " 12 : 00 " will flash in the display window . 1 . Push @ . 2 . Push in and hold O or O until the correct time appears in the display . O Increases time and Ot decreases time . To Set the 4 Button Minute Timer 1 . Push _ , _ : _ wi _ lappearinthedisp _ aywind _ w . Thetimercanbesetf _ ranyam _ unt _ ftimefr _ m _ : _ 1 minuteto12 : 00 hours . 2 . Push in and hold 0 until the correct amount oftime appears in the display . 0 , Increases time and 0 decreases time . The minute timer will automatically start when the button is released . The " : " will flash to indicate Minute Timer mode . 3 . When the set time has passed , the control will display " 0 : 00 " and beep three times . The timer will continue to beep until _ or _ is pressed at which time the timer will return to the clock mode . Note : Push _ at any time to cancel the timer and return to the clock operation . Always select cookware that is suitable for the amount and type of food being prepared . Select a burner and flame size appropriate to the pan . Never allow flames to extend beyond the outer edge of the pan . Each burner lights automatically from either an electric ignitor or standing pilot , depending on your model . Standing pilots must be lit initially . Refer to your installation instruction book for directions on lighting the standing pilot . Standing pilots will remain lit when the burners are turned off . Models with electric ignitors light automatically each time a control knob is turned to the LITE position . Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers , spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the range when it is in use . These items could melt or ignite . Potholders , towels or wood spoons could catch fire if placed too close to a flame . ELECTRIC IGNITION MODELS ONLY In the event ofan electrical power outage , the surface burners can be lit manually . To light a surface burner , hold a lit match to the burner head , then slowly turn the Surface Control knob to LITE . After burner lights push in and turn knob to desired setting . Use CAUTION when lighting surface burners manually .
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Operating the Surface Burners 1 . Place cooking utensil on surface burner . 2 . Push the surface control knob in and turn counterclockwise out of the OFF position . 3 . Release the knob and rotate to the LITE position , lfyour range is equipped with electronic ignitors , all four ignitors will spark at the same time . However , only the burner you are turning on will ignite . 3 . Visually check that the burner has lit . 4 . Push the control knob in and turn counterclockwise to the desired flame size . The control knobs do not have to be set at a particular setting . Use the guides and adjust the flame as needed . DO NOT cook with the surface control knob in the LITE position . ( The electronic ignitor will continue to spark if the knob is left in the LITE position . ) Setting Proper Surface Burner Flame Size Formost cooking , start on the highest control setting and then turn to a lower one to complete the process . Use the recommendations below as a guide for PROPER determining proper flame size for various types of cooking . The size and type of FLAME SIZE utensil used and the amount of food being cooked will influence the setting needed for cooking . For deep fat frying , use a thermometer and adjust the surface control knob accordingly . If the fat is too cool , the food will absorb the fat and be greasy . If the IMPROPER fat is too hot , the food will brown so quickly that the center will be undercooked . FLAME SIZE Do not attempt to deep fat fry too much food at once as the food will neither brown nor cook properly . Never extend the flame beyond the outer ] * Flame Size Type of Cooking edge of the utensil . A higher flame simplyl High Flame Start most foods ; bring water to a boil ; pan broiling . wastes heat and energy , and increasesl Medium Flame Maintain a slow boil ; thicken sauces , gravies ; steaming . Low Flame your risk of being burned by the flame . J Keep foods cooking ; poach ; stewing . * These settings are based on using medium - weight metal or aluminum pans with lids . Settings may vary when using other types of pans . 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 room . Each cone of flame should be steady and sharp . Adjust or clean burner if flame is yellow - orange .
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Bake I I II / 1 . Arrange oven racks while the oven is still cool . See " Arranging Oven Racks " 200 250 300 under Before Setting Oven Controls . _ _ _ _ _ • I • / 2 . Push in and turn the Temperature Control knob to the desired temperature . 3 . Preheat the oven for 10 to 12 minutes before baking . Preheating is not necessary when roasting , cooking casseroles or broiling most foods . 4 . When cooking is finished , turn the Temperature Control knob to OFF . Note : The graphics shown for the oven control knob may not look identical to the Figure 1 knob on your range . The illustration is representational . PICK UP BROIL PAN Broil AND INSERT FROM SIDES 1 . Slide broiler drawer out to the stop position . 2 . Remove broiler pan and insert , Figure 1 . 3 . Always position rack before setting control , while range is cool . 4 . Position rack by tilting front of rack up and pulling rack out from locating holes in rear of broiler drawer . Reposition backof rack in the desired locating holes and allow front of rack to slide down into the corresponding slots in front of broiler drawer , Figure 2 . For rare meats , position the rack closer to the burner ( upper position ) . For medium foods use middle position . For well - done foods such as chicken , lobster tails or thick cuts of meat , Figure2 position the rack further from the burner ( lower position ) . 3 REAR HOLE TILT UP FRONT OF RACK POSITIONS TO ADJUST 5 . Placeinsertonbroilerpan , thenplacemeatoninsert . DONOTusethebroiler pan without the insert . DO NOT cover the insert with aluminum foil . The exposed fat could ignite . 6 . Place broiler pan on rack ; make sure the broiler pan and insert is positioned as shown , Figure 1 . Be sure front of pan is positioned correctly in rack . 7 . Slide the broiler drawer all the way into the range . 8 . Push in and turn the Temperature Control knob to BROIL . 9 . Broil on one side until food is browned ; turn and cook on the second side . Season and serve . ALWAYS pull the broiler drawer out to the stop position before turning or removing food . 10 . When broiling is finished , turn the Temperature Control knob to OFF . 11 . When removing broiler pan from broiler drawer always use pot holders . DO NOT use the broiler drawer for storage . Items placed in the broiler drawer will catch fire . Should a broil fire occur , leave the broiler drawer closed and turn the oven off . If the fire continues , throw baking soda on the fire or use a fire extinguisher . DO NOT put water or flour on the fire . Flour may be explosive . Figure3
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Before cleaning any part of the range , be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is COOL . REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE . REGULAR CLEANINGS WILL REDUCE THE EFFORT REQUIRED FOR MAJOR CLEANINGS LATER ( See cleaning recommendations on page 11 ) . DO NOT line the oven walls , bottom , racks or any other part of the appliance with aluminum foil . Doing so will destroy heat distribution , produce poor baking results and cause permanent damage to the oven interior ( aluminum foil will melt to the interior surface of the oven ) . Ammonia must be rinsed before operating the oven . Provide adequate ventilation . Remember to follow these cleaning precautions : • Allow the oven to cool before cleaning . • Wear rubber gloves when cleaning the appliance manually . Porcelain Enamel Oven and Broiler Drawer The oven interior is porcelain on steel , it is safe to clean using oven cleaners . General Cleaning Remove soils using hot , soapy water . Do not allow food spills with a high sugar or acid content ( such as milk , tomatoes , saukerkraut , fruit juices or pie filling ) to remain on the surface as they may cause a dull spot even after cleaning . To Remove Heavy Soil 1 . Allow a dish of ammonia to sit in the oven overnight or for several hours with the oven door closed . Clean softened dirt spots using hot , soapy water . Rinse well with water and a clean cloth . 2 . If soil remains , use a soap - filled scouring pad or a nonabrasive cleaner . If necessary , use an oven cleaner following manufacturer's instructions . DO NOT mix ammonia with other cleaners . 3 . Clean any soil from the oven frame , the door liner outside the oven door gasket and the small area at the front center of the oven bottom . Clean with hot , soapy water . Rinse well using clean water and a cloth . Adhere to the following precautions when using oven cleaners : 1 . DO NOT spray cleaner on the electrical controls or switches because it could cause a short circuit and result in sparking or fi re . 2 . DO NOTallowa film from the cleanerto build up on the temperature sensing bulb ; it could cause the oven to heat improperly . ( The bulb is located on the left interiorwall of the oven . ) Carefullywipe the bulb clean after each oven cleaning , being careful not to move the bulb . A change in its position could affect how the oven bakes . Avoid bending the bulb and capillary tube . 3 . DO NOT spray any cleaner on the oven door trim or gasket , broiler drawer glides , handles or any exterior surfaces of the range , plastic or painted surfaces . The cleaner can damage these surfaces . To Clean the Oven Bottom The oven bottom is porcelain enamel and can be removed for easier cleaning . Clean using hot , soapy water , a mild abrasive cleanser , a soap - filled abrasive pad or oven cleaner following manufacturer's instructions . 10
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Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum ( Trim Pieces ) & Vinyl Use hot , soapy water and a cloth . Dry with a clean cloth . Glass , Painted and Plastic Body For general cleaning , use hot , soapy water and a cloth . For more difficult soils and built - Parts , Control Knobs and up grease , apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil . Leave on soil for 30 to 60 DecorativeTrim Pieces minutes . Rinse with a damp cloth and dry . DO NOT use abrasive cleaners on any of these materials ; they can scratch these surfaces . Before cleaning the control panel , turn all controls to OFF and remove the control knobs . To remove , pull each knob straight off the shaft . Clean as instructed above . Squeeze excess water from the cloth before wiping the panel ; especially when wiping around the Cont _ controls . Excess water in or around the controls may cause damage to the appliance . To replace knobs after cleaning , line up the flat sides of both the knob and the shaft , then push the knob ( s ) into place . Porcelain Enamel Clean burner grates , broiler pan and insert in the dishwasher and dry upon removal . Burner Grates , Cooktop Surface , If soils are not removed , follow the cooktop cleaning instructions below . Below Cooktop , Broiler Pan & Insert , Broiler Drawer , Door Liner Gentle scouring with a soapy scouring pad will remove most spots . Rinse with a 1 : 1 and Oven Bottom solution of clean water and ammonia . If necessary , cover difficult spots with an ammonia - soaked paper towel for 30 to 40 minutes . Rinse with clean water and a damp cloth , then scrub with a soap - filled scouring pad . Rinse and wipe dry with a clean cloth . Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during future heating . DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the range top . Chrome Parts , Drip Pans Clean with hot , soapy water and a dishcloth . Rinse with clean water and a cloth . Cover stubborn spots with an ammonia - soaked paper towel for 30 - 40 minutes . Rinse . Be sure to rinse the cleaners as bluish stains may occur during heating and cannot be removed . Oven Racks Remove racks . See " Removing and Replacing Oven Racks " under Before Setting Oven Controls . Use a mild , abrasive cleaner , following manufacturer's instructions . Rinse with clean water and dry . After cleaning the racks , rub the sides of the racks with wax paper or a cloth containing a small amount of baby oil or salad oil ( this will make the racks glide easier into the rack positions ) . Surface Burners The holes in the burners of your range must be kept clean at all times for proper ignition and a complete , even flame . Clean the burner holes routinely with a small gauge wire or needle and especially after bad spillovers which could clog these holes . To remove and replace gas burners see " To Remove and Replace Burners " in the Care & Cleaning section . To clean , soak the burners in a 1 : 1 solution of ammonia and water for 30 to 40 minutes . For stubborn stains , scrub with soap and water or a mild abrasive cleanser and a damp cloth . Dry the burners thoroughly in a warm oven for 30 minutes . Then replace them , making sure they are properly seated and level . DO NOT wash burner units in the dishwasher . Oven Door To clean oven door , wash with hot , soapy water and a clean cloth . DO NOT immerse the door in water . DO NOT clean the oven door gasket . The oven door gasket is made of a silicone rubber material which is essential for a good seal . Care should be taken not to rub , damage or remove the gasket . 11
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Care & Cleaning To Raise and Lower the Top for Cleaning 1 . Remove burner grates and spillover bowls . Set aside . 2 . Grasp the sides of the cooktop and then lift from the front . 3 . Lift the top high enough to allow the support rods to snap into place . The Lift - Main Top up rods will support the top in its raised position . 4 . Clean underneath using hot , soapy water and a clean cloth ; then , dry . 5 . To lower the range top , grasp the front corner of each side of the top while pushing back on each rod with the heel of your hand . This will release the notched support . Hold the range top and gently slide the range top down to the range . When lowering the top , grasp the sides with fingertips only . Be careful not to pinch fingers . Also , DO NOT drop or bend the rangetop when raising or lowering . This could damage the surface . To Remove and Replace Burners for Cleaning To Remove Burners 1 . Remove shipping screws with a Phillips Head screwdriver . See illustration for screw locations . 2 . Tilt the burner at the end closest to the support bar until the Iocator tab is released ( front burners tilt right , rear burners tilt left ) . Move the burner toward the back of the range . This will separate it from the gas valve at the front of the range . To Replace Burners 1 . Slide the burner tube over the gas valve at the front of the range ( front burners fit over the right valve , rear burners fit over the left valve on each side of the range ) . 2 . Tilt burner so that the locating tab will slide into the slot on the support bar . Support Make sure burners are properly seated on support bar and are level . Bar 3 . Replace shipping screws if desired . DO NOT turn the burners on when the cooktop is raised for cleaning . Be sure that the top is completely lowered and securely in place before turning on the burners . 12
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Ca re & Cleaning Removing and Replacing the Oven Door ( all models ) 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 Fig . 1 ) . 2 . Remove 2 screws located on the inside of the oven door liner ( See A Fig . 2 ) 3 . Insert the 2 screws into the door hinge holes located on the side of the hinge arm , one into each hinge ( See B Fig . 2 ) . 4 . Close oven door until the door stops , ( Do not force the door to close any further ) . The placement of these screws should keep door open in about a 45 degree Fig . 1 position . 5 . Grasp oven door firmly on both sides and slide door up and offhinges at the same angle . ( See Fig . 3 ) 6 . To clean oven door , follow the instructions provided in the Cleaning Chart at the beginning of the Care & Cleaning section ( See Door Liner ) . or To Replace Oven Door : 1 . Be sure the hinge arms remain at the 45 degree angle position . Be sure the a Nail screws are still locking the hinge arms from moving . If the screws fall out of the hinge holes , the hinge ( s ) may snap back against the oven frame and could Fig . 2 pinch fingers or chip the porcelain finish on the oven front frame . 2 . Hold door at the sides near the top while resting the lower front of door on your knee . Insert the door channels at the bottom of door over the door hinges , ( See Fig . 3 ) . 3 . Allow the door to slide down into the door hinges evenly at the same 45 degree angle . The hinge arms should be inserted into the bottom corners as far as they can go . 4 . Open door completely ( horizontal with floor ) and remove both screws from holes in door hinges . 5 . Reinstall the 2 screws into the door liner ( See C Fig . 2 ) . Hinge 6 . If the door is not in alignment with the oven frame , remove door and repeat the above steps . Fig . 3 Changing the Oven Light ( some models ) Oven On some models , the oven light automatically turns on when the door is opened . Light Some models have a switch located on the control panel to turn on the light . The oven light is located at the rear of the oven . To replace the oven light : 1 . Turn electrical power off at the main source or unplug the range . 2 . Replace bulb with a new 40 watt appliance bulb . 3 . Turn power back on again at the main source ( or plug the range back in ) . 4 . The clock will then need to be reset . To reset , see Setting Surface & Oven Controls in this Use & Care Manual . Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing oven light . Wear a leather - faced glove for protection against possible broken glass . 13
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Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service , review this list . tt 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 . When range is level , cooktop may appear out of alignment if countertop is not level . Weak , unstable floor . Be sure floor is level and can adequately support range . Contact a carpenter to correct sagging or sloping floor . Kitchen cabinet misalignment may make range appear to be unlevel . Be sure cabinets are square and have sufficient room for range clearance . Cannot move appliance easily . Appliance Cabinets not square or are built in too tight . Contact a cabinet maker to correct the must be accessible for service . problem . Contact builder or installer to make appliance accessible . Carpeting interferes with range . Provide sufficient space so range can be lifted over carpet . Gas line is hard - plumbed . Have a flexible A . G . A . / C . G . A . approved metal appliance connector installed . Surface burners do not light . Surface Control knob has not been completely turned to LITE . Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to LITE until burner ignites and then turn control knob to desired flame size . Burner ports are clogged . With the burner off , use a small - gauge wire or needle to clean ports . See " Surface Burners " in the cleaning table in the Care & Cleaning section for additional cleaning instructions . Range power cord is disconnected from outlet ( electric ignition models only ) . Be sure cord is securely plugged into the outlet . Pilot ignition models - is pilot lit . Electrical power outage ( electric ignition models only ) . Burners can be lit manually . See Setting Surface & Oven Controls . Surface burner flame burns halfwayaround . Burner ports are clogged . With the burner off , clean ports by using a small - gauge wire or needle . Moisture is present after cleaning . Lightly fan the flame and allow burner to operate until flame is full . Dry the burners thoroughly following instructions in the Care & Cleaning section . Surface burner flame is orange . Dust particles in main line . Allow the burner to operate a few minutes until flame turns blue . In coastal areas , a slightly orange flame is unavoidable due to salt air . Oven does not operate . Be sure the oven controls are set correctly for the desired function . See Setting Surface & Oven Controls or Entire Appliance Does Not Operate ( in this table ) . Be sure regulator gas valve is " ON " . See installation instructions . Entire appliance does not operate . Make sure electrical cord / plug is plugged tightly into outlet ( electric ignition models only ) . Service wiring not complete . Contact your authorized Servicer for assistance . Electrical power outage ( electric ignition models only ) . Check house lights to be sure . Call your local electric company for service . Surface burners can be lit manually . See Setting Oven & Surface Controls . Be sure gas supply is turned on . Oven light ( some models ) does not work . Burned - out or loose bulb . See Changing Oven Light ( some models ) to replace or tighten the bulb . 14
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Solutions to Common Problems ( cont'd ) OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE / SOLUTION Flames inside oven or smoking from vent . Your oven will most likely smoke after a spillover has occurred . . . this is normal , especially for high oven temperatures , pie spillovers or large amounts of grease on oven bottom . Wipe up excessive spillovers immediately . For oven fire , see Setting Surface & Oven Controls section in this Use & Care Manual . Oven smokes excessively during broiling . Meat too close to the broil burner . Reposition the rack to provide more clearance between the meat and the broiler . Meat not properly prepared . Remove excess fat from meat . Slash remaining fatty edges to prevent curling , but do not cut into the lean . Broiler pan used without grid or grid covered with foil . DO NOT use the broiler pan without the grid or cover the grid with foil . Broiler drawer needs to be cleaned . Excessive smoking is caused by a build up of grease or food spatters . If the broiler is used often , clean on a regular basis . Broiler drawer is open . Drawer / door should be closed when broiling . 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 . Allow the oven to preheat to the set temperature before placing food in the oven . Try adjusting the recipe's recommended temperature or baking time . 15
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RANGE WARRANTY Your range is protected by this warranty WARRANTY THROUGH OUR AUTHORIZED SERVICERS , THE CONSUMER WILL BE RESPONSIBLEFOR : PERIOD WE WILL : FULLONE - YEAR One year from original Pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of tHs Costs of service calls that arelisted under NORMAL WARRANTY purchase date . appliance which prove to be defective in materials or RESPONSIBILITIESOF THE CONSUMER , * workmanship . LIMITED 2ND - STH Second through fifth Provide a replacement for any defective surface heating Diagnostic costs and any transportation and labor costs YEAR WARRANTY yearsfrom original element , deteriorated rubberlzed - silicone seal ( upswept which arerequired because of service . ( Glass Smoothtop , purchase date . models only ) , or glass smoothtop that cracksdue to Seal & Elements ) thermal breakage ( not customer abuse ) . LIMITED WARRANTY Time periods listed All of the provisions of the full and limited warranties Costs of the technician's travel to the home and any ( Applicable to the above , above and the exclusions listed below apply , costs for pick up and deliveryof the appliance required State of Alaska ) because of service . In the U . S . A . , your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America , a division of White Consolidated Industries , Inc . We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty . Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized EIectroIux Home Products North America servicer . In Canada , your appliance is warranted by WCl Canada , Inc . * NORMAL This warranty applies only to products in ordinary household use , and the consumer is responsible for the RESPONSIBILITIES items listed below : OF THE CONSUMER 1 . Proper use of the appliance in accordance with instructions provided with the product . 2 . Proper installation by an authorized servicer in accordance with instructions provided with the appliance and in accordance with all local plumbing , electrical and / or gas codes . 3 . Proper connection to a grounded power supply of sufficient voltage , replacement of blown fuses , repair of loose connections or defects in house wiring . 4 . Expenses for making the appliance accessible for servicing , such as removal of trim , cupboards , shelves , etc . which are not a part of the appliance when it was shipped from the factory . 5 . Damages to finish after installation . 6 . Replacement of light bulbs and / or fluorescent tubes ( on models with these features ) . EXCLUSIONS This warranty does not cover the following : 1 . CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES SUCH AS PROPERTY DAMAGE AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF THIS WRITTEN OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY . NOTE : Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages , so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you . 2 . Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in workmanship or material , or for appliances net in ordinary household use . The consumer shall pay for such service calls . 3 . Damages caused by services performed by servicers other than Electrolux Home Products North America or its authorized servicers ; use of parts other than genuine Electrelux Home Products parts ; obtained from persons other than such servicers ; or external causes such as abuse , misuse , inadequate power supply or acts of God . 4 . Products with original serial numbers that have been removed or altered and cannot be readily determined . IF YOU NEED Keep your bill of sale , delivery slip , or some other appropriate payment record . The date on the bill establishes the SERVICE warranty period should service be required . If service is performed , it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all receipts . This written warranty gives you specific legal rights . You may also have other rights that vary from state to state . Service under this warranty must be obtained by contacting Electrolux Home Products : This warranty only applies in the 50 states of the U . S . A . , Puerto Rico , and Canada . Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice . All warranties are made by Electrolux Home Products North America , a division of White Consolidated Industries Inc . In Canada , your appliance is warranted by WCI Canada , Inc . 03 - U - RA - 01 ( rev . 01 / 2001 ) USA Canada 800 ° 944 ° 9044 866 ° 213 ° 9397 ( English ) Electrolux Home Products North America 866 ° 294o9911 ( French ) RO . Box 212378 Electrolux Home Products North America Augusta , GA 30917 6150 McLaughlin Road Mississauga , Ontario , Canada L5R 4C2
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