AEG-Electrolux 111K-B User Manual

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AUS ERFAHRUNG GUT

111 K

Electric hob

Operating Instructions

GB

ENGLISH

Important Safety Information

You MUST read these warnings carefully before installing or using the hob. If you need assistance, contact our Customer Care Department on 08705 350350

Installation

λThis hob must be installed by qualified personnel, according to the manufacturer’s instructions and to the relevant British Standards.

λRemove all packaging before using the hob.

λEnsure that the electrical supply complies with the type stated on the rating plate.

λDo not attempt to modify the hob in any way.

Child Safety

λThis hob is designed to be operated by adults. Do not allow children to play near or with the hob.

λThe hob gets hot when it is in use. Children should be kept away until it has cooled.

λChildren can also injure themselves by pulling pans or pots off the hob.

During Use

λThis hob is intended for domestic cooking only. It is not designed for commercial or industrial purposes.

λDo not use this hob if it is in contact with water. Do not operate the hob with wet hands.

λEnsure the control knobs are in the ‘OFF’ position when not in use.

λWhen using other electrical appliances, ensure the cable does not come into contact with the hot surfaces of the cooking appliance.

λUnstable or misshapen pans should not be used on the hob as unstable pans can cause an accident by tipping or spillage.

λNever leave the hob unattended when cooking with oil and fats.

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λNever use plastic or aluminium foil dishes on the hob.

λPerishable food, plastic items and areosols may be affected by heat and should not be stored above or below the hob unit.

Service

λThis hob should only be repaired or serviced by an authorised Service Engineer and only genuine approved spare parts should be used.

{Environmental Information

λAfter installation, please dispose of the packaging with due regard to safety and the environment.

λWhen disposing of an old appliance, make it unusable, by cutting off the cable.

Guide to Use the instructions

The following symbols will be found in the text to guide you throughout the Instructions: Safety Instructions

ΦStep by step instructions for an operation

Hints and Tips

{Environmental information

This appliance is manufactured according to the following EEC directives: 73/23 EEC - 90/683 EEC - 93/68 EEC -

89/336 EEC - 90/396 EEC, current edition.

Keep this instruction book for future reference and ensure it is passed on to any new owner.

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Contents

For the user

Important Safety Information

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Description of the Hob

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Operation

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Hints and Tips

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Maintenance and Cleaning

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Something Not Working?

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Service and Spare Parts

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Customer Care

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Guarantee Conditions

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For the installer

Instructions for the Installer

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Important safety requirements

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Installation

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Cut Out Size

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Electrical connections

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Wiring diagram

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Description of the Hob

Back Left

Hotplate

Back Right

Front Left Hotplate

Hotplate

Back Left Hotplate

Control Knob

Front Right

 

Back Right Hotplate

Hotplate

 

Control Knob

 

Operating Pilot Lamp

Front Right Hotplate

 

 

 

 

Control Knob

 

 

Front Left Hotplate

 

 

Control Knob

INSTALLATION

The hob must be installed according to the instructions supplied.

The hob must be installed by qualified personnel to the relevant British Standards.

Please, ensure that, once the hob is installed, it is easily accessible for the engineer in the event of a breakdown.

WHEN THE HOB IS FIRST INSTALLED

Once the hob has been installed, it is important to remove any protective materials, which were put on in the factory.

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Operation

Electric Hotplates

To switch on a hotplate, turn the relevant control knob anticlockwise to the required heat setting.

The control knob is numbered 1 - 3 0 - OFF

1 - Minimum

3 - Maximum.

The hob has four rapid hotplates. The rapid hotplates are indicated by a red dot, and will

heat up more quickly than a normal plate. As the red dots are painted on the plate, they may deteriorate during use and even disappear completely after a period of time. This will not affect the performance of the hob.

It is important to note that the plate may smoke and produce a slightly unpleasant odour when used for the first time. This is quite normal and will disappear after a short while.

Suggestions for the correct setting of the plates are given in the following table.

OFF

0

 

Very Gentle

To keep food warm - To melt butter and

 

 

chocolate

Gentle

1

To prepare cream-sauces,stews and milk

 

 

puddings or to fry eggs

Slow

Dried vegetables, frozen food, fruit, boiling

 

 

water or milk

Medium

2

Boiled potatoes, fresh vegetables, pâtés, soups,

 

 

broths, pancakes or fish

High

Larger stews, meat roll, fish,

 

 

omelettes, steaks

Fast

3

Steaks, escalopes and frying.

 

 

 

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Hints and Tips

Saucepans for use on solid plates should have several characteristics:

λ They should be fairly heavy duty

λ They should fit the heat area exactly, or be slightly larger for efficient use, NEVER smaller.

λ They should have a flat base to ensure good contact with the plate.

This is particularly important when using pans for high temperature frying or pressure cooking.

As soon as liquid starts boiling, turn down the

plate control knob so that it will barely keep the liquid simmering.

You can switch off the plate a short while before

you finish cooking, and the final stage will be completed on the accumulated heat. Similarly,

stews etc. cooked in well covered saucepans

cook at lower temperature which is more economical.

Ensure pans are large enough to avoid liquids

being split onto the plates.

Never leave the plates on without a pan on them or with an empty pan on them.

Take care never to lean or reach over a hot electric plate. Always point pan handles inward or over the work surface next to the hob to avoid accidentally knocking over a pan as you pass by.

Take care when frying food in hot oil or fat, as the overheated splashes could easily ignite. If the control knobs become difficult to turn, please contact your local AEG Service Centre.

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Maintenance and Cleaning

Before any maintenance or cleaning can be carried out, you must DISCONNECT the hob from the electricity supply.

The hob is best cleaned whilst it is still warm, as spillage can be removed more easily than if it is left to cool.

The Hob Top

Regularly wipe over the hob top using a soft cloth well wrung out in warm water to which a little washing up liquid has been added. Avoid the use of the following:

-household detergent and bleaches;

-impregnated pads unsuitable for non-sticksaucepans;

-steel wool pads;

-bath/sink stain removers.

Should the hob top become heavily soiled, it is recommended that a cleaning product such as Hob Brite or Bar Keepers Friend is used.

The Hotplates

Spills onto the actual plate should be removed using warm water and a soft brush, nylon or plastic scourer. To keep the plates looking as new, hotplate conditioner can be purchased from most hardware stores, e.g. "4 Hob" by HomeCare Products (follow the manufacturer's instruction for use).

Alternatively, wipe the plates with a drop of olive oil on a kitchen towel to avoid rust. It is important to note that the plate will smoke a little and produce a slightly unpleasant odour when next used.

Failure to clean and condition hotplates may lead to rust and corrosion forming on the surface.

Stainless steel parts: the stainless steel spill rings may become straw coloured with use. Use a proprietary stainless steel cleaner to remove this straw discolouration. This also applies to the area around the hotplates on stainless steel hobs.

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Something Not Working?

If the hob is not working correctly, please carry out the following checks before contacting your local AEG Service Force Centre.

SYMPTOM

SOLUTION

ν The plate does not heat up.

υ Check that the unit is plugged in and the

 

electrical supply is switched on

 

υ Check that the RCCB has not tripped (if

 

fitted)

 

υ Check the mains fuse has not blown

 

υ Check the correct control knob has been

 

turned.

ν The plate is not giving satisfactory results

υ Check the plate is clean and dry

 

υ Check the cooking pan is the correct size

 

for the plate.

 

υ Check the cooking pan has a flat bottom

 

υ Check the setting is correct for the type of

 

cooking.

 

 

If after all these checks, your hob still does not operate correctly, contact your local AEG Service Force Centre.

Please note that it will be necessary to provide proof of purchase for any in-guaranteeservice calls.

In-guaranteecustomers should ensure that the above checks have been made as the engineer will make a charge if the fault is not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.

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Service and Spare Parts

If you require spare parts or an engineer contact your local Service Force Centre by telephoning:

0870 5 929 929

Your call will be routed to your local Service Force Centre.

When you contact the Service Centre, they will need the following information:

1.Your name, address and post code.

2.Your telephone number

3.Clear and concise details of the fault

4.The model and the serial number (see rating label on the back of this instruction booklet)

5.Date of purchase

Customer Care

For general enquires concerning your AEG appliance or for further information on AEG products, please contact our Customer Care Department at the address below or visit our website at www.aeghome.co.uk

Customer Care Department

AEG Domestic Appliances

55-77High Street

Slough

Berkshire

SL1 1DZ

Tel : 08705 350350

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