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Fisher & Paykel Product Help

Care and Cleaning

 

Before you start cleaning your cooker, please:

  • Read these cleaning instructions and the ‘Safety and warnings’ section at the start of this user guide.
  • Turn the cooker off at the wall.
  • Make sure the cooker is a safe temperature to touch.
  • Do not use a steam cleaner.
  • Do not store flammable substances in the oven or warming drawer.

General Advice

  • Wipe down the cooktop and wipe out the oven after every use.
  • Wipe up spills. Avoid leaving alkaline or acidic substances (such as lemon juice or vinegar) on the surfaces.
  • Do not use cleaning products with a chlorine or acidic base (ie citrus-based cleaners).

Cleaning the Outside of the Cooker

Do not use abrasive cleaners, cloths or pads on the outside surfaces.
Immediately wipe off any caustic cleaners if they are spilled onto the oven door handle.

Wipe the outside surfaces often, using warm water and a mild household detergent. The stainless steel may also be cleaned with a suitable cleaner and polish.

if you choose to use a commercial stainless steel cleaner, please read the label to make sure it does not contain chlorine compounds as these are corrosive and may damage the appearance of your cooker.

Caring for Your Cooktop

  • Some heavy-duty and nylon scourers can scratch the ceramic glass of your cooktop. Always read the label to check if your scourer is suitable for cleaning ceramic glass cooktops.
  • Use ceramic glass cleaner on the cooktop while it is warm to touch. Rinse and wipe dry with a clean cloth or paper towel. The cooktop may become stained if cleaning residue remains.
  • Remove any food, spillovers or grease from the cooktop while it is still warm using a razor blade scraper suitable for ceramic glass surfaces. Do not use knives or any other sharp object for cleaning. Take extra care to avoid damaging the seal at the edges of the ceramic glass surface.
  • Do not use cleaning products with a chlorine or acidic base.

Metallic Stains

Copper-based or aluminum cookware may cause metallic staining. These stains show as a metallic sheen on the cooktop. If the cooktop is not cleaned after every use and the stains are allowed to burn onto the surface, they may react with the glass and will no longer be removable. To help prevent such damage, clean the cooktop after every use and apply a glass cooktop conditioner.

Cleaning Melts and Spillovers

Anything that melts onto the ceramic glass surface or food spills with a high sugar content may cause pitting of the ceramic glass surface if they are left there to cool. Examples include:

  • Plastic Wrap.
  • Melted Aluminum Foil.
  • Sugar, Sugary syrups, jams and jellies.
  • Vegetables and vegetable water with a high sugar content eg peas, sweet corn, beetroot. Remove these spills immediately with a special razor blade cooktop scraper, taking care not to scratch the glass. Follow the steps below:
  1. Turn the element off and carefully scrape the spill to a cool area of the cooktop surface.
  2. Clean the spill up with a cloth or paper towel.
  3. As soon as the cooktop is cool enough to safely touch, clean with cooktop cleaner.

Cleaning the Stainless Steel Surround Strip

  • To remove fingerprints and other marks, wipe with a clean damp cloth and dry with a lint free cloth.

Cleaning the Inside of your Oven

If using the Self Clean function remove all shelves and side racks first. See ‘Using the Self Clean function’.
  • Do not use abrasive cleaners, cloths or pads to clean the enamel.

Removing the Side Racks

  1. Using a small coin or a flat-head screwdriver, loosen and remove the front fixing screw only.
  2. Slide the side rack clear of the rear lock stud and remove.

Refitting the Side Racks

  1. Slide the side rack gently so it engages with the rear lock stud. Make sure that they are the right way up, as in the illustrations, and then insert and tighten the front fixing screw.

 

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Removing the Side Racks

Cleaning the Enamel Cavity

Clean the enamel on the inside of the oven when it has cooled down, using household detergents. Dry with a soft cloth.

Cleaning the Broiler Pan and Rack and Shelves

Clean these in hot, soapy water. After cleaning slide in the shelves and tray, making sure that:

  • They are between the two wires of a shelf position;
  • The stop notches point down;
  • The bigger guard rail of the shelf is at the back.

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Oven shelves

Fitting and Removing the Sliding Shelf Supports

When fitting the sliding shelf supports, make sure that you fit:

  • The side racks first.
  • The slides to the top wire of a shelf position.
  • Both sides of each pair of slides.
  • Both slides on the same level..

Remove the side racks first to make removing the sliding shelf supports easier.

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Using the Self Clean Function

  • During the pyrolytic Self Clean cycle the extremely high temperature burns off and breaks down grime and grease deposits. All that is left is a small amount of grey ash that you can easily remove.
  • You can set the Self Clean cycle time between one and a half and three hours. The heavier the soiling, the longer the cleaning time required.
  • You must clean the inside glass door panel BEFORE starting a Self Clean cycle. Failure to do this may result in permanent staining or marking of the door glass.
  • Do not use oven cleaners, any degreasing cleaners, or oven liners.
  • Make sure you remove the side racks, oven shelves and trays and all other bake ware and utensils from the oven before starting a Self Clean cycle. If left in the oven, they will become permanently discolored or damaged; items made from combustible materials (eg wood, fabric, plastic) may even catch fire.
  • Do not operate the warming drawer during the self clean cycle.
  • The warming drawer will become warm during the Self Clean cycle. Do not store flammable items in the warming drawer. If possible, avoid opening the drawer during the cycle, or use oven mitts to remove items from the drawer.
  • Do not use your oven to clean miscellaneous parts.
  • Make sure the room is well ventilated.
  • Before starting a Self Clean cycle, make sure you move any pet birds to another, closed and well- ventilated room. Some pet birds are extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during a Self Clean cycle, and may die if left in the same room as the oven during such a cycle.
  • During a Self Clean cycle, the oven reaches higher temperatures than it does for cooking. Under such conditions, the surfaces may get hotter than usual and children should be kept away.
  • The oven door will be locked during the Self Clean cycle. After the Self Clean cycle has finished, the door will remain locked until the oven has cooled to a safe temperature. This may take up to 30 minutes.
  • If there are cracks or flaws on any of the oven door glass panes, if the oven seal is damaged or worn, or if the door does not close properly, do not start a Self Clean cycle. Call your Authorized Repairer or Customer Care.
  • Caution: Do not leave food or cooking utensils etc. in the oven during self-cleaning.

1. To Start a Self Clean Cycle

1a.  Remove oven shelves, side racks and all other accessories, bake ware, and utensils.

1b.  Wipe up any spills. Failure to do so may discolor the oven surfaces.

1c.  Check the inner glass pane of the oven door. If it has soiling on it (eg stains from greasy splatter), you will need to clean it manually before starting a Self Clean cycle.

If soiling is left on the glass, it will become burnt on during the Self Clean cycle, making it very difficult to remove.

 

2. Close the Oven Door Firmly.

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3. Select the Self Clean Function 2018-01-09_11481.png

  • The display will show2018-01-11_1643.png
  • The 2018-01-12_1001.png will flash

4. Adjust the Cycle Time (optional)

  • You may set the time between 1-1/2 hours (P1:30 and 3 hours (P3:00). For heavy soiling use a longer time.
  • Press the 2018-01-09_1148.png2018-01-09_11481.png  button - the 2018-01-12_1001.png will go out.
  • Use the 2018-01-09_11491 copy.png and 2018-01-09_11491.png buttons or rotate the temperature dial to change the time.
  • After a few seconds the 2018-01-12_1001.png will start to flash again. Alternatively, press the 2018-01-09_11434.png button to confirm and the 2018-01-12_1001.png will flash,

5. Start the Cycle

  • Press the 2018-01-09_11434.png button. The  2018-01-12_1001.png will stop flashing.
  • The oven will come on and the 2018-01-09_11411.png indicator will show in the display.
  • After a few seconds the door will lock and the door lock indicator light will come on.
  • The display will start to count down.

If the door is not shut completely, after a few minutes the oven will switch off, the display will show ' 2018-01-12_1012.png' and the oven will beep. See ‘Troubleshooting’.

6. At the End of the Self Clean Cycle

  • The oven will turn off.
  • The display will show 2018-01-12_1010.png and a flashing 2018-01-11_12041.png

7. Turn the Function Dial to OFF.

  • The door will remain locked.
  • The door lock indicator will remain on.
  • The display will show ‘hot’.

When the oven has cooled to a safe temperature, the door lock indicator will go out and the door will unlock. The display will show the time of day. This may take 30 minutes.

The oven will still be very warm. To avoid burns, wait for the oven to cool completely before wiping out the ash and replacing side racks and shelves.

To Cancel a Self Clean Cycle

Turn the function dial to OFF.

The oven door will remain locked until the oven has cooled to a safe temperature. The door lock indicator light will remain on, and the display will show ‘hot’.

We do not recommend that you start a new Self clean cycle before the oven has cooled completely.

Replacing the Oven Light Bulb

Use only a bulb suitable for high temperature (300 oC/ 572 oF) having the following specifications:
120V, 60Hz, E14 and the same power as the one you remove (this will be stamped on the bulb).

  1. Turn off the power to the range.
  2. Wait for the oven to cool completely.
  3. Remove the cover (A).
  4. Unscrew and replace bulb (B).
  5. Replace cover.

Oven bulb replacement is not covered by your warranty.

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  • Do not remove drawer while hot.
  • Do not remove drawer during operation.
  • Be sure drawer is empty before removing.

Removing the Warming Drawer

  1. Open the drawer completely.
  2. Push and hold the lever on the left guide down, and the lever on the right guide up.
  3. Remove the drawer while holding the levers in position.


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Refitting the Warming Drawer

  1. Insert the drawer guides into the slide.
  2. Gently close the drawer completely. The safety catches will automatically hook into place.

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Removing the Oven Door

The oven door can easily be removed as follows:

  • Open the door to its fullest extent.
  • Open the lever “A” completely on the left and right hinges. Hold the door as shown.
  • Gently close the door until left and right hinge levers “A” are hooked to part “B” of the door
  • Withdraw the hinge hooks from their location following arrow “C” .
  • Rest the door on a soft surface.

Refitting the Oven Door

  • Hold the door firmly.
  • Insert the hinge tongues into the slots, making sure that the groove drops into place as shown.
  • Open the door to its full extent.
  • Fully close the levers “A” on the left and right hinges, as shown.
  • Close the door and check that it is properly in place.
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