Frigidaire 316417130 User Manual

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Welcome & Congratulations

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 with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our number one priority.

We know you’ll enjoy your new range and Thank You for choosing our product.

We hope you consider us for future purchases.


This Use & Care Manual provides specific operating instructions for your model. 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 record your model and serial numbers below for future reference.

Model Number:

Serial Number:

Purchase Date:

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. Thegraphicsshownarerepresentational. The graphicson your rangemay not look exactly like those shown.


Important Safety Instructions

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 help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.

This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.


Important Safety Instructions

Do Not Leave Children Alone—Childrenshould not be left alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use.They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the appliance.

DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE BURNERS, AREAS NEAR THESE BURNERS,OVENBURNERSORINTERIORSURFACESOFTHE OVEN. Both surface and oven burners may be hot even though flames are not visible. Areas near surface burners may become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials touch these areas until they have had sufficient time to cool. Among these areas are the cook top, surfaces facing the cook top, the oven vent openings and surfaces near these openings, oven door and window.

Wear Proper Apparel—Loose-fittingor hanging garments should never be worn while using the appliance.Do not let clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces.

Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires—Smotherthe fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry chemical orfoam-typeextinguisher.

When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.

Use Only Dry Potholders—Moistor damp potholders on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam.Do not let potholders touch hot heating burners. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.

Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers—Buildupof pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury.

Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be stored or discarded.

IMPORTANT—ELECTRICIGNITIONMODELSONLY:Donotattempt to operate the oven during a power failure. If the power fails, always turn off the oven. If the oven is not turned off and the power resumes, the oven will begin to operate again. Once the power resumes, reset the clock and oven function.


Use Proper Flame Size—Adjustflame size so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil. The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the burner flame to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing. Proper relationship of utensil to flame will also improve efficiency.

• Know which knob controls each surface burner. Place a pan of food on the burner before turning it on, and turn the burner off before removing the pan.

•Always turn knob to the full LITE position when igniting top burners. Visually check that burner has lit. Then adjust the flame so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil.

Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Burners—To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil, the handle of the utensil should be positioned so that it is turned inward, and does not extend over adjacent surface burners.

Never Leave Surface Burners Unattended at High Heat Settings—Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.


Protective Liners—Donot use aluminum foil to line surface burner pans, or oven bottom, except as suggested in this manual. Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric shock, or fire.

Glazed Cooking Utensils—Onlycertain types of glass, glass/ ceramic, ceramic, earthenware, or other glazed utensils are suitable for cooktop service without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. Check the manufacturer’s recommendations for cooktop use.


Use Care When Opening Oven Door or Warmer Drawer—Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace food in the oven.

Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed. The oven vent is located below the backguard. Touching the surfaces in this area when the oven is operating may cause severe burns. Also, do not place plastic or heat-sensitive items on or near the oven vent. These items could melt or ignite.

Placement of Oven Racks. Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved while oven is hot use extreme caution. Use potholders and grasp the rack with both hands to reposition. Do not let potholders contact the hot heating elements in the oven. Remove all utensils from the rack before moving.

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 heat of the broiler.

Do not cover the broiler insert with aluminum foil. Exposed fat and grease could ignite.

Cold temperatures can damage the electronic control. When using the appliance for the first time, or when the appliance has not been used for an extended period of time, be certain the unit has been in temperatures above 32°F (0°C) for at least 3 hours before turning on the power to the appliance.


Clean the range regularly to keep all parts free of grease that could catch fire. Pay particular attention to the area underneath each surface element. Do not allow grease to accumulate. Refer to the range manufacturer’s instructions for cleaning.

Kitchen cleaners and aerosols—Alwaysfollow the manufacturer’s recommended directions for use.Be aware that excess residue from cleaners and aerosols may ignite causing damage and injury.


Clean in the self-cleaningcycle only the parts listed in this Owner’s Guide.Before self cleaning the oven, remove the broiler pan and any utensils or foods from the oven.

Do Not Use Oven Cleaners—Nocommercial oven cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used in or around any part of the oven.

Do Not Clean Door Gasket—Thedoor gasket is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage or move the gasket.


Before Setting Oven Controls

Oven Vent Location

The oven vent is located below the backguard (See Fig. 1). 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 VENT.


Arranging Oven Racks

Fig. 1



OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use oven mitts when using the oven.

Removing & Replacing Oven Racks








Fig. 2

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.

Recommended Rack Positions for Broiling, Baking & Roasting:


Rack Position


Broiling hamburgers & steaks

See Broil section


Broiling meats, chicken or fish

See Broil section


Cookies, cakes, pies, biscuits & muffins

2 or 3

Frozen pies, angel food cake, yeast, bread, casseroles,



small cuts of meat or poultry

1 or Roasting Shelf

Turkey, roast or ham






Oven Racks

Your range is equipped with one or more Flat Oven Rack(s). Place the rack(s) into the positions shown in Fig. 2. See the Recommended Rack Positions in the chart above.

Baking Layer Cakes with 1 or 2 Oven Racks

For best results when baking cakes using 2 oven racks, place cookware on rack positions 1 & 4 (See Figs. 2 & 4). For best results when using a single oven Flat Rack, place cookware on rack position 2 or 3 (See Figs. 2 & 5).

Flat Oven Rack

Fig. 3

Air Circulation in the Oven

For best air circulation and baking results allow 2-4"(5-10cm) around the cookware for proper air circulation and be sure pans and cookware do not touch each other, the oven door, sides or back of the oven cavity. The hot air must be able to circulate around the pans and cookware in the oven for even heat to reach around the food.

Fig. 4

Fig. 5


Setting Surface Controls

Do not place plastic itemssuchassaltandpeppershakers, 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.

In the event of an 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.

Setting Surface Controls

Your range may be equipped with different sized surface burners. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases.

The SIMMER burner (some models) is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc.

The standard burners can be used for most surface cooking needs. Some models include a standard sized center burner (or 5th burner).

The POWER PLUS burner(s) (some models) are best used for bringing large quantities of liquid to temperature and when preparing larger quantities of food.

Regardless of size, 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.

Operating the Gas 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. Note: All four electronic surface 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

For most 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 CORRECT determining proper flame size for various types of cooking. The size and type of

utensil used and the amount of food being cooked will influence the setting needed for cooking.


the flame beyond the outer utensil. A higher flame simply and energy, and increases

burned by the flame.

*Flame Size

Type of Cooking

High Flame

Start most foods; bring water to a boil; pan broiling.

Medium Flame

Maintain a slow boil; thicken sauces, gravies; steaming.

Low Flame

Keep foods cooking; poach; stewing.

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 fat is too hot, the food will brown so quickly that the center will be undercooked. Do not attempt to deep fat fry too much food at once as the food will neither brown nor cook properly.

are based on using medium-weightmetal or aluminum pans with lids. Settings may vary when using pans.The color of the flame is the key to proper burner adjustment. A good flame is clear, blue and hardly visible

room. Each cone of flame should be steady and sharp. Adjust or clean burner if flame is yellow-orange.


Oven Control Functions

READTHEINSTRUCTIONSCAREFULLYBEFOREUSINGTHEOVEN.For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below.





UP and DOWN ARROW PADS— Used along


PAD— Used

PAD— Used to

with the function pads to select oven

to select the bake

to set the


enter the length of

temperature, cook time, start time (when



time of day.

the baking time.

programming an automatic start time), time of







day, clean time and minute timer.









LIGHTS— These light to









show which feature is in

Used to select a









shorter 2 hour Self-








BROIL PAD— Used to

Clean cycle time.















select the variable broil



























Used to select a longer









3 hour Self-Clean















Used to turn the interior

cycle time.















oven light ON or OFF.





































to clear any function

Used to set or cancel the

PAD— Used to set

will glow each time the oven turns on to maintain the set oven

previously entered

minute timer. The minute

the desired start

temperature. The "PREHEAT" light will glow when the oven is first

except the time of day

timer does not start or stop

time for baking &

set to operate, or if the desired temperature is reset higher than the

and minute timer. Press

cooking. Also,

Self-Clean.May be

actual oven temperature. The "DOOR LOCKED" light will flash

CLEAR/OFF to stop

TIMER ON/OFF pad is used

used with BAKE

when the oven door locks and unlocks or when using the Self-

cooking. Also the CLEAR/

to set the Continuous Bake

TIME to program a Clean cycle or the oven door lockout is activated.


OFF pad is used to


delayed bake cycle.






activate oven lockout










*Note: The OVEN indicator light on the electronic display will turn ON and OFF when using the Bake feature and during preheat. This is normal and indicates that the oven is cycling to maintain the selected baking temperature. When the preheat indicator light turns OFF, your oven is ready.

For a silent control panel

When choosing a function, a beep will be heard each time a pad is pressed. If desired, the control can be programmed for

silent operation. Press and hold


8againuntil— ""HI"°appearsF forappears°° thePressdi."— displayuntil. .the control beeps once.Temperature conversionThe electronic oven control is set to operate. in

Setting Oven Controls

Note: The time of daymust first be set in order to operate the oven.

To Set the Clock

When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display will flash "12:00".

1.Press once (do not hold pad down).

2.Within 5 seconds, press and hold the or until the correct time of day appears in the display.

Note: The clock cannot be changed during any timed bake orSelf-Cleancycle.

To Set the Minute Timer:

Note: To turn thetime of day displayOFF orON in the display press


Setting Oven Controls

To Set or Change the Temperature for Baking

The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C).

To Set the Controls for Baking:

1.Press . "— ——"appears in the display.

2.Within 5 seconds, press the or . The display will show "350°F (177°C)." By pressing and holding theor

, the temperature can then be adjusted in 5°F increments (1°C if the control is set to display Celsius).

3.As soon as the orpad is released, the oven will begin heating to the selected temperature. When the displayed temperature reaches the desired baking temperature, the preheat indicator light will turn OFF and the control will beep 3 times.

4.To cancel baking, press .

To Change the Oven Temperature after Baking has Started:

1.Press and make sure the bake temperature is displayed.

2.Press the orpad to increase or decrease the set temperature.

To Set Control for Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving

The oven control has a built-in12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes. The oven can be programmed to override this feature for continuous baking.

To set control for continuous baking:

1.Press and hold down for 5 seconds until tone is heard, "— — hr" will appear in display for continuous cooking. The current time of day will return to the display.

2.To cancel the Continuous Bake function, press and hold for 5 seconds until tone is heard. "12hr" will appear in display indicating that the control has returned to the 12 Hour Energy Saving feature.

To Set Control for Oven Lockout

The control can be programmed to lock the oven door and lockout the oven control pads.

To set Control for Oven Lockout feature:

1.Press and hold for 3 seconds. “Loc” will appear in display, the “Door Locked” indicator light will flash and the motor driven door lock will begin to close automatically.DO NOT open oven door while the indicator light is flashing. Allow about 15 seconds for the oven door to lock. Once the oven door is locked, the current time of day will appear in the display.

2.To cancel the Oven Lockout feature, press and hold for 3 seconds. The control will unlock the oven door and resume normal operation.

Note: If any control pad is pressed while in the Oven Lockout mode, “Loc” will appear in the display until the control pad is released.