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Fisher & Paykel Product Help

First Use


1. Remove All Cable Ties & Packing Holding The Shelving In The Place 

Before using your oven for the first time, you should fit both the Catalytic Panels (supplied). See ‘Care and cleaning’ in your user guide for details about these self cleaning panels.

You do this by: 

  • removing ALL the cable ties holding the shelving in place, if the installer has not already done so.
  • removing the shelves and side racks.
  • fitting the catalytic panels.
  • replacing the side racks and shelves.

We recommend you then condition the oven. 

Following the steps below to fit the Catalytic Panels. 



2. Remove All Shelves From The Oven
  1. Remove all the shelving, taking special care with the telescopic sliding shelves.
  2. To remove a telescopic sliding shelf, grip it at the front (making sure you are gripping the wire shelf and the sliding frame together), lift upwards and pull it out of the oven. For your safety, the wire shelf and telescopic sliding frame are built together as one unit and are not separable.



3. Remove Both Side Racks

Remove both side racks by: 

1. Pushing down on the retaining wire until it clears the lower lock stud and swing out wards to
2. clear the upper lock studs, then
3. lift out.



4. Fit Both Catalytic Panels 
  • Place each catalytic panel flush against the side wall, noting the position of the cutouts for the lamp and lock nuts



5 Replace Both Side Racks
  • To replace the side racks,
    locate the top of the side rack into the two upper lock studs
    and gently push the retaining wire back under the lower lock stud.



6. Replace Shelving
  • To replace a wire shelf, check the guard rail (as shown) to make sure the shelf is the right way up. slide it horizontally back along the side racks ensuring it is level and the stop notch is facing down.

  • To replace a telescopic sliding shelf, position it so that the front bar is toward you, as shown.

  • Check that the sliding frame is not extended.

  • Check the guard rail (as shown) to make sure the shelf is the right way up.

  • Position the shelf so that it is level and the rear shelf tag at the back of the sliding frame rests behind the side rack wire (as shown).

  • Then push the sliding shelf all the way to the back of the oven, until the front shelf tag drops into place behind the side rack wire.

  • For your safety, the wire shelves and telescopic sliding frames are built together as one unit and are not separable. This means that when placed properly on the side racks, the slides will prevent the wire shelves from tilting when pulled towards you.

  • To prevent the tags from lifting off the side racks, take care to slide the shelves forward horizontally.

Replacing a wire shelf


Replacing a telescopic sliding shelf

7. Condition The Oven

It is important to condition your oven before using it for cooking and baking. Conditioning will burn off any manufacturing residues and ensure that you get the best results right from the start.

  1. Make sure you have removed ALL the cable ties used to secure the shelving during transit.

  2. Make sure you have set the clock.

  3. Make sure all the shelves are fitted.


  1. Select the Bake 2017-07-10_1544.png function.
  • The halo will glow white.

  • Each function has a preset temperature and so the oven will start heating at the Bake preset temperature of 180 oC.


  1.  Set the temperature to 200 oC for 30 minutes.
  • While the oven is heating up, the temperature halo will glow red and the temperature indicator will alternately show the actual and set temperatures.

  • When the oven has reached set temperature, a tone will sound and the halo will turn white.


6. After 30 minutes is up, select Fan Grill 2017-07-10_1547.png function.

7. Condition The Oven

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  1. Leave the temperature at 200 oC for 5 minutes.
  • The halo will remain white.

  1. When you have finished, turn the function dial to Off 2017-07-10_1553.png. The halos will go out.

  • There will be a distinctive smell and a small amount of smoke during the conditioning process as manufacturing residue is burnt off. This is normal, but make sure the kitchen is well ventilated during the conditioning.

  • Once cooled, wipe out the oven with a damp cloth and mild detergent, and dry thoroughly.

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