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How to Use the Self Cleaning Oven

 

General Features

The oven has special operating features.
Five different functions can be used to satisfy all cooking needs; it also has a self cle-aning function which can clean the oven cavity at high temperature, a defrost function and an oven light function.
These functions are managed by an electronic programmer which keeps the temperature set constant by means of a probe inside the oven cavity.
The oven has the following heating elements:

  • Lower heating element (double) 550 + 1750 W
  • Upper heating element 1200 W
  • Grill heating element 2850 W
  • Circular heating element 2450 W

Notes on Operation

A cooling fan starts automatically when selecting a cooking function, defrost or self cleaning mode. It stops when turning the selector dial to OFF position or bulb.png and the inside oven cavity temperature drops below 150°C (302°F).The purpose of this fan is to reduce the temperature inside/outside the appliance.

The first time the oven is used or after a black-out the programmer must be started by pressing keysclock.png and pot.pngsimultaneously. See the section on the use of the electronic programmer.

Using the Oven for the First Time

  • Put in the shelf and the tray.
  • Switch the oven on empty (on a cooking function – NOT SELF CLEANING) at maximum power for about 2 hours to remove traces of grease and smells from the components.
  • When the oven has cooled down and unplugging the cooker, clean the inside of the oven with a cloth soaked in water and neutral detergent and dry it perfectly.

The door is hot, use the handle.

  • The oven door becomes very hot during operation. Keep children away.
  • The oven shall be always used with the door closed.
  • NEVER USE THE COOKER WHEN THE OVEN IS OPERATING IN SELF CLEANING MODE.
  • DO NOT OPERATE THE TOP BURNERS.
  • WHEN THE SELF CLEANING MODE HAS BEEN COMPLETED: Do not immediately start a new self cleaning cycle. LET THE COOKER TO COOL DOWN.
  • DON’T OPERATE THE WARMING DRAWER DURING THE SELF-CLEANING CYCLE. If during self-cleaning cycle the warming drawer control dial has been turned ON re- turn the dial to the OFF position. Otherwise at the end of the self-cleaning cycle and after having turned the oven selector control dial to the

Operating Principles

  • Heating and cooking in the multifunction self cleaning oven takes place as follows:

Normal Convection

  • The heat is produced by the upper and lower heating elements.

Semi-Forced Convection

  • The heat produced by the upper and lower heating elements is distributed throughout the oven by the fan.

Forced Convection

  • The heat produced by the circular element is distributed throughout the oven by the fan.

Radiation

  • The heat is radiated by the infra red broil element.

Radiation and Fan

  • The radiated heat from the infra red broil element is distributed throughout the oven by the fan.

Ventilation (this is NOT a cooking function)

  • The food is defrosted by using the fan only function without heat.

Self cleaning (this is NOT a cooking function)

  • The heat produced by the heating elements cleans the internal oven cavity re- moving all residue of grease.

 

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Fig. 4.1

Selecting the Functions (figs. 4.1, 4.2a, 4.2b)

The function is selected by turning the function selector dial and matching the marking on the dial with the reference mark on the bezel.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR THE COOKING FUNCTIONS: Once selecting the function and temperature (the temperature flashes on the programmer display - fig. 4.2a), press button 2018-01-09_11434.png on the programmer to start the cooking (temperature and symbol 2018-01-09_11433.png steady lit on the programmer display - fig. 4.2b).

In all cooking functions the oven must always be used with the DOOR CLOSED.

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If the door stays open “door” flashes on the programmer display and after some minutes an audible warning sounds for about 30 seconds. To silence the audible warning press any programmer button.

The heating elements work even with the door open and this signal just indicates that energy is being wasted and the control panel/dials are being excessively heated.

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Fig 2.4a

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Fig 2.4b


2018-01-09_1141.pngOven Light - (This is not a cooking function)

When turning the dial to this position only the oven lamps light up.
The lamps are always on during all the cooking functions (except for self cleaning cycle)

2018-01-09_1144.pngDefrosting Frozen Foods - (This is not a cooking function)

Only the fan and the oven lamps switch on. Defrosting takes place by fan, without heating. The electronic programmer shows dEF.

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Recommended for:
To rapidly defrost frozen foods; 2.2 lbs (1 kg) requires about one hour.
The defrosting times vary according to the quantity and type of foods to be defrosted.

2018-01-09_1145.pngConvection Cooking with Ventilation

The circular element and the fan switch on.
The heat from the back is diffused by fan convection.
The temperature can be set between 120°F (50°C) and 535°F (280°C).
On selecting this function the electronic programmer starts cooking with a pre-heating temperature set at 355°F (180°C). To vary the temperature see the ‘USING THE OVEN’ section.

Recommended for:
For foods of large volume and quantity which require the same internal and external degree of cooking; eg. rolled roasts, turkey, legs, cakes, etc.

2018-01-09_11453.pngTraditional Convection Cooking

The upper and lower heating elements switch on.
The heat is diffused by natural convection and the temperature must be set between 120°F (50°C) and 535°F (280°C).
On selecting this function the electronic programmer starts cooking with a pre-heating temperature set at 390°F (200°C). To vary the temperature see the “USING THE OVEN” section.

Recommended for:
For foods which require the same cooking temperature both internally and externally, i. e. roasts, spare ribs, etc.


2018-01-09_11454.pngTraditional Convection Cooking With Fan

The upper and lower heating elements and the fan are switched on.
The heat from the top and the bottom is diffused by fan convection.
The temperature can be set between 120°F (50°C) and 535°F (280°C).
On selecting this function the electronic programmer starts cooking with a pre-heating temperature set at 355°F (180°C).
To vary the temperature see the “USING THE OVEN” section.

Recommended for:
For foods of large volume and quantity which require the same internal and external degree of cooking; e.g. rolled roasts, turkey, legs, cakes, etc.


2018-01-09_11455.pngBroiling

The infrared heating element switches on.
The heat is diffused by radiation.
The temperature can be set between 120°F (50°C) and 520°F (270°C).
On selecting this function the electronic programmer starts cooking with a pre-heating temperature set at 410°F (210°C).
To vary the temperature see the “USING THE OVEN” section.
For correct use see the “BROILING” section.

Recommended for:
Intense broiling action for cooking with the broiler; browning, crisping, “broiling”, toasting, etc.

2018-01-09_11465.pngVentilated Broiling

The infrared heating element and the fan switch on.
The heat is mainly diffused by radiation and the fan distributes it in the whole oven.
The temperature can be set between 120°F (50°C) and 520°F (270°C).
On selecting this function the electronic programmer starts cooking with a pre-heating temperature set at 430°F (220°C).
To vary the temperature see the “USING THE OVEN” section.
For correct use see the “VENTILATED BROILING” section.

Recommended for:
For grill cooking when a fast outside browning is necessary to keep the juices in, i. e. veal steak, steak, hamburger, etc.

2018-01-09_1146.pngSelf Cleaning Function - (This is not a cooking function)

This is not a cooking function but is only used to clean the oven.
Before starting the self cleaning cycle:

  • Take all the accessories out of the oven (drip tray and shelves).

  • Clean any traces of liquid which have overflowed.

  • Close the oven door and make sure that it is closed  properly.

If there are cracks or flaws on the oven door glass (inside/outside) or if the gaskets are ruined or worn or if the door does not close perfectly, disconnect the appliance from the electrical supply and contact the Service Centre.

  • During the self cleaning cycle the accessible parts may become hot. Keep children away.
  • NEVER USE THE COOKER WHEN THE OVEN IS OPERATING IN SELF CLEANING MODE. DO NOT OPERATE THE TOP BURNERS
  • DO NOT OPERATE THE WARMING DRAWER DURING THE SELF-CLEANING CYCLE If during self-cleaning cycle the warming drawer control dial has been turned ON re- turn the dial to the OFF position. Otherwise at the end of the self-cleaning cycle and after having turned the oven selector control dial to the OFF position, the warming drawer will operate.
  • WHEN THE SELF CLEANING MODE HAS BEEN COMPLETED: do not start immediately a new self cleaning cycle on the oven. LET THE COOKER COOL DOWN.
  • The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning cycle. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and well ventilated room.

General Information

  • In this function the residual cooking greases on the inside walls of the oven cavity are pulverized by the high temperature. The fumes produced during this process are filtered by a special catalyst in the upper part of the appliance.
  • Smells and fumes produced during self cleaning are not a cause of alarm. Adequate ventilation should however be provided in the room where the cooker is installed, e.g. by opening a window.
  • Do not wait for the oven to be very greasy before performing this cleaning. It should not be performed after every cooking, either, but only when the level of dirt justifies it (on average 1 – 2 times a month depending on oven use).
  • For safety reasons (high temperature of the oven cavity), when the self cleaning starts the oven door is automatically locked by an electronic device (after a few seconds, on the control panel, the Door Locked lock.png pilot light lights up). The door can no longer be opened and is only unlocked at the end of the cleaning cycle or, stopping the cycle, when the oven cavity has cooled to a temperature lower than 570°F (300°C).
  • When the self cleaning function starts an internal fan starts automatically to cool the oven walls. It only stops at the end of the cycle, when the oven cavity temperature has dropped below 302°F (150°C).
  • The procedures for starting, stopping and completing the self cleaning cycle and dealing with any problems are described in the following sections:
    • “HOW TO START THE SELF CLEANING CYCLE”;
    • “PROBLEMS ON STARTING AND DURING THE SELF CLEANING CYCLE”;
    • “HOW TO STOP THE SELF CLEANING CYCLE”;
    • “WHAT TO DO WHEN THE SELF CLEANING CYCLE HAS FINISHED”;
    • “ABNORMAL SITUATIONS AND/OR OPERATING PROBLEMS”.

 

Selecting °F/°C on the Display

  1. Turn the oven selector dial to a cooking function (i.e. 2018-01-09_11453.png).
  2. Press 2018-01-09_11491 copy.png on the programmer (or use the temperature dial) to reduce the temperature until you reach the minimum value (120°F/50°C).
  3. Press 2018-01-09_11434.png on the programmer.
  4. Keep fc.png(the temperature flashes) until “°F” or “°C” is flashing; then press fc.pngagain to change from °F to °C or vice versa. During selection “°C” or “°F” is flashing.

After selecting °F or °C, turn the oven selector dial to the OFF position.

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Using the Oven
(Only for Cooking Functions)

The temperature set is shown on the electronic programmer display and can be varied, with 5°F (5°C) intervals, by means of the programmer keys or the temperature dial.
During cooking the oven temperature (°F or °C) is measured by a sensor inside the cavity and is shown on the programmer display until set temperature is reached. If set temperature is less than inside oven temperature, the display shows the set temperature.

1. Selecting the Cooking Function

Turn the selector dial to the cooking function required.

2. Setting the Cooking Temperature

The pre-set temperature appears on the programmer display. Turn the temperature dial to the right to increase the temperature or to the left to reduce it. Alternatively press 2018-01-09_11491.png  of the programmer to increase the temperature or to 2018-01-09_11491 copy.pngreduce it.

3. Start the Cooking

Press 2018-01-09_11434.png of the programmer to start the cooking.

The cooking does not start if is not pressed.

4. Changing the Set Temperature During Cooking

The temperature can be changed by using the temperature dial.
Alternatively it can be changed by using the programmer: press 2018-01-09_1324.png and then 2018-01-09_11491.png to increase the temperature or 2018-01-09_11491 copy.png to reduce it.
During the regulation the temperature is flashing.
The minimum temperature which can be set is 120°F (50°C) while the maxi- mum temperature is: 520°F (270°C) for the broiling and ventilated broiling; 535°F (280°C) for the other cooking functions.

Switching OFF


Turn the selector dial to position OFF (oven OFF). The programmer display shows the time.

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How to Start the Self Cleaning Cycle

The self cleaning cycle must only be performed with the
oven empty; so, before starting the cycle take all the accessories (shelves, drip tray, ...) out of the oven cavity and dry any traces of overflowed liquid.
Do not use any de-greasing products (e.g. de-greasing sprays, detergents, etc.).
  1. Close the oven door (if it is open or not closed properly, “door” flashing on the display, the self cleaning cycle will not start).
  2. Turn the oven selector dial to the self cleaning position  2018-01-09_1146.png; “P1:30” (self cleaning time, 1 hour and 30 minutes) appears on the electronic programmer display with the letter “P” flashing.
  3. To increase the self cleaning cycle time (max 3 hours) press 2018-01-09_1148.png 2018-01-09_11481.png of the programmer then 2018-01-09_11491.png. To go backwards to the minimum of 1 hour and 30 minutes press 2018-01-09_1148.png2018-01-09_11481.png  then 2018-01-09_11491 copy.png. Alternatively press 2018-01-09_1148.png2018-01-09_11481.png of the programmer and then turn the temperature dial to the right to increase the time or to the left to reduce it. During the setting “P” is not shown on the display.
  4. Press 2018-01-09_11434.png on the programmer to start the cycle. This combined confirmation operation offers greater safety when there are children; in fact turning the dial to the self cleaning function has no effect if of the programmer is not then pressed. The programmer display reads PH:MM (H:MM=self cleaning time where H=hours and MM=minutes) and the door is locked after some seconds. On the control panel the door locked pilot light lights up to indicate that the door is locked.

The self cleaning cycle starts immediately (the symbol 2018-01-09_11433.png lights up) and is completed in the programmed time.Throughout the self cleaning cycle the programmer displays the time (hours and minutes) remaining until the cycle is finished.

The self cleaning cycle only starts with the oven door closed. If the door is open or not closed properly (“door” flashes on the display) the oven CANNOT perform the self cleaning cycle; electronic safety devices prevent the self cleaning cycle from starting.

Problems on Starting and During the Self Cleaning Cycle

1. “door” (flashing) Appears on the Programmer Display

The function selector has been turned to the self cleaning position with the oven door open or not perfectly closed. Or the door has been opened before the cycle has been started with confirmation from
What to do:
Close the door and repeat the operations to start the cycle.

 2. “F0E0” and “A” Appear on the Programmer Display

The self cleaning cycle has been stopped and then re-started (immediately).
The message is displayed after about 15 minutes and the self cleaning cycle is zeroed.

What to do:

Turn the oven selector dial to OFF (oven off).

Wait for at least 30 minutes.

Repeat the operations to start the self cleaning cycle.

If after several attempts the message continues contact the Service Centre.

It is advisable not to stop the self cleaning cycle and then start it again when it is quite a way through.

3. “Fdor” appears on the programmer display

Malfunctioning of the door lock system.

What to do:

  • Turn the function selector to OFF (oven OFF).
  • Wait for the oven to cool down completely and disconnect the cooker from the mains.
  • Reconnect the appliance to the main.

If after this procedure the display still reads “Fdor”:

  • Disconnect the cooker from the mains.
  • Call Service. The cooker must not be used.

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1. How to Stop the Self Cleaning Cycle

Turn the function selector to OFF (oven OFF).

If the oven cavity temperature is higher than 570°F (300°C):

  • Hot” appears on the programmer display.
  • When the oven cavity temperature drops below 570°F (300°C):
    • the door locked pilot light goes out;
    • the door unlocks and can be opened;
    • the time of day appears on the programmer display.

If the oven cavity temperature is lower than 570°F (300°C):

  • The time of day appears on the programmer display.
  • After a technical time:
    • the door locked pilot light goes out;
    • the door unlocks and can be opened.
Wait for the oven to cool down completely before starting a cooking function.

2. Accidental Interruption of the Self Cleaning Cycle

The function selector has been turned to any cooking function.

If the oven cavity temperature is higher than 570°F (300°C):

Hot” appears on the programmer display.

When the oven cavity temperature drops below 570°F (300°C):

the door locked pilot light goes out;

the door unlocks and can be opened;

  • pre-set temperature of the selected function flashes on the programmer display.
  • To reset normal conditions turn the function selector to OFF (oven OFF).

If the oven cavity temperature is lower than 570°F (300°C)

  • Pre-set temperature of the selected function flashes on the programmer display.
  • After a technical time:
    • The door locked pilot light goes out.
    • The door unlocks and can be opened.
  • To reset normal conditions turn the function selector to OFF (oven OFF). The time appears on the programmer display.

Wait for the oven to cool down completely before starting a cooking function.

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What to do When a Self Cleaning Cycle has Finished

  1. “P0:00” and “A” appear on the programmer display (“P” and “A” flashing)
    Wait for the oven to cool down and the door to unlock.
    The self cleaning cycle has finished. The door remains locked until the cavity temperature has dropped below 570°F (300°C).

  2. The door locked light goes out (when the temperature has dropped below 570°F - 300°C). The door is unlocked and can be opened.

  3. Turn the function selector dial to OFF (oven OFF).
    The time appears on the programmer display.

  4. Wait for the oven to cool down completely.

  5. Remove the ash.
    Open the oven door and remove the residue of ash inside the oven with a damp cloth.

Let the appliance cool down completely before switching the oven on again.

 

Abnormal Situations and/or Operation Problems (During Cooking or the Self Cleaning Cycle)

1. “F000” or “F001” Appear during Cooking or Self Cleaning Cycle

Oven temperature sensor is broken or not working properly. The cooling fan stays on and if the self cleaning cycle is in progress the door remains locked.

What to do:

Turn the function selector to OFF (oven OFF).

Wait for the oven to cool down completely and disconnect the cooker from the mains.

Reconnect the appliance to the main.

If after this procedure the display still reads “F000” or “F001”:

Disconnect the cooker from the mains.

Call Customer Care. The cooker must not be used.

2. “F0E0” and “A” Appear during the Self Cleaning Cycle

This indicates a temperature sensor measurement error during the self cleaning cycle. This may be due to the self cleaning cycle being stopped and started again when it was quite a way through.

What to do:

Turn the oven selector dial to OFF (oven OFF).

Wait for at least 30 minutes before repeating the operations to start the self cleaning cycle.

If the message is still given after several attempts call Customer Care.

3. “FPot”, “Fdor”, “FAdc” or “FrEL” Appear During Cooking or Self Cleaning Cycle

This indicates an error or malfunctioning.

What to do:

Turn the function selector to OFF (oven OFF).

Wait for the oven to cool down completely and disconnect the cooker from the mains.

Reconnect the appliance to the main.

If after this procedure the display still reads “FPot”, “Fdor”, “FAdc” or “FrEL”:

Disconnect the cooker from the mains.

Call Customer Care. The cooker must not be used. 

4. Display OFF

Oven not working properly.

What to do:

Turn the function selector to OFF (oven OFF).

Wait for the oven to cool down completely so that the door opens.

Switch the cooker off for a few seconds.

If after this procedure the display is still off:

Disconnect the cooker from the mains.

  • Call Customer Care. The cooker must not be used.
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It is advisable to handle the oven accessories using oven gloves.

Cooking Advice

Sterilization

Sterilization of foods to be conserved, in full and hermetically sealed jars, is done in the following way:

  1. Turn the switch to position 2018-01-09_11454.png (convection cooking with ventilation).
  2. Set the thermostat dial to position 350°F (175°C) and preheat the oven.
  3. Fill the grill pan with hot water.
  4. Set the jars into the grill pan making sure they do not touch each other and the door and set the thermostat dial to position 260°F (130°C).

When sterilization has begun, that is, when the contents of the jars start to bubble, turn off the oven and let cool.

Roasting

To obtain classical roasting, it is necessary to remember:

  • The pre-set temperature should be maintained.
  • That the cooking time depends on the quantity and the type of foods.

Cooking Different Dishes at the Same Time

The MULTIFUNCTION oven at positions 2018-01-09_11454.png  (convection cooking with ventilation) of the function selector can cook various different foods at the same time.
Fish, cakes and meat can be cooked together without the smells and flavors mixing.
The only precautions required are the following:

  • The cooking temperatures must be as close as possible with a maximum difference of 70-80°F (20-25°C) between the different foods.
  • Different dishes must be placed in the oven at different times according to the cooking time required for each one. This type of cooking obviously provides a considerable saving on time and energy.

Ventilated Broiling

Broiling may be done by selecting 2018-01-09_11454.png (Ventilated Broiling) with the function selector dial, because the hot air completely envelops the food that is to be cooked.
Set the temperature if a temperature different from the pre-set one is required. Introduce the food to be cooked, positioning the broiling pan as close to the infra-red element as possible.
Close the door and let the oven operate until broiling is done.

Broiling with the oven door closed.

Always use suitable protective gloves when inserting/removing the broiling pan from the oven (see next page).

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Broiling

Very important: the broil element must always be used with the oven door closed.

  • Position the broiling pan on the first or second level from the top (fig. 4.3).
  • Turn on the broil element, as explained in the preceding paragraphs and let the oven preheat for about 5 minutes with the door closed.
  • Place the food to be cooked on the broiling pan.
  • Introduce the broiling pan (fig. 4.4) in the oven. The broiling pan should be centered under the broil element (fig. 4.3).

Do not broil without using the broiling pan.

Always use suitable protective gloves when inserting/removing the broiling pan, shelves, pans on other cooking utensils from the oven.


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Fig. 4.5

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Fig 4.4

 






 

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Fig. 4.6

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