Zanussi ZEE3921IXA manual

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  • Brand: Zanussi
  • Product: Stove
  • Model/name: ZEE3921IXA
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Italian

Table of Contents

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NL Gebruiksaanwijzing 2
EN User manual 11
FR Notice d'utilisation 19
DE Benutzerinformation 28
IT Istruzioni per l’uso 37
Table de cuisson
Piano cottura
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Safety information _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11
Safety instructions _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 12
Product description _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 14
Daily use _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 14
Helpful hints and tips _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 14
Care and cleaning _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 15
Troubleshooting _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 15
Installation _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 17
Technical information _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 18
Environment concerns _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 18
Subject to change without notice.
Safety information
Before the installation and use of the appliance, carefully read the
supplied instructions. The manufacturer is not responsible if an incor-
rect installation and use causes injuries and damages. Always keep
the instructions with the appliance for future reference.
Children and vulnerable people safety
Warning! Risk of suffocation, injury or permanent disability.
• This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and
above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental ca-
pabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they are super-
vised by an adult or a person who is responsible for their safety.
• Do not let children play with the appliance.
• Keep all packaging away from children.
• Keep children and pets away from the appliance when it operates
or when it cools down. Accessible parts are hot.
• If the appliance has a child safety device, we recommend that you
activate it.
• Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children
without supervision.
General Safety
• The appliance and its accessible parts become hot during use. Do
not touch the heating elements.
• Do not operate the appliance by means of an external timer or
separate remote-control system.
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• Unattended cooking on a hob with fat or oil can be dangerous and
may result in fire.
• Never try to extinguish a fire with water, but switch off the appli-
ance and then cover flame e.g. with a lid or a fire blanket.
• Do not store items on the cooking surfaces.
• Do not use a steam cleaner to clean the appliance.
• Metallic objects such as knives, forks, spoons and lids should not
be placed on the hob surface since they can get hot.
Safety instructions
Warning! Only a qualified person must
install this appliance.
• Remove all the packaging.
• Do not install or use a damaged appliance.
• Obey the installation instruction supplied with
the appliance.
• Keep the minimum distance from the other
appliances and units.
• Always be careful when you move the appli-
ance because it is heavy. Always wear safety
• Seal the cut surfaces with a sealant to pre-
vent moisture to cause swelling.
• Protect the bottom of the appliance from
steam and moisture.
• Do not install the appliance adjacent to a
door or under a window. This prevents hot
cookware to fall from the appliance when the
door or the window is opened.
• If the appliance is installed above drawers
make sure that the space, between the bot-
tom of the appliance and the upper drawer, is
sufficient for air circulation.
• The bottom of the appliance can get hot. We
recommend to install a non-combustile sepa-
ration panel under the appliance to prevent
access to the bottom.
Electrical connection
Warning! Risk of fire and electrical shock.
• All electrical connections must be made by a
qualified electrician.
• The appliance must be earthed.
• Before carrying out any operation make sure
that the appliance is disconnected from the
power supply.
• Use the correct electricity mains cable.
• Do not let the electricity mains cable tangle.
• Make sure the mains cable or plug (if applica-
ble) does not touch the hot appliance or hot
cookware, when you connect the appliance
to the near sockets
• Make sure the appliance is installed correctly.
Loose and incorrect electricity mains cable or
plug (if applicable) can make the terminal be-
come too hot.
• Make sure that a shock protection is installed.
• Use the strain relief clamp on cable.
• Make sure not to cause damage to the mains
plug (if applicable) or to the mains cable.
Contact the Service or an electrician to
change a damaged mains cable.
• The electrical installation must have an isola-
tion device which lets you disconnect the ap-
pliance from the mains at all poles. The isola-
tion device must have a contact opening
width of minimum 3 mm.
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• Use only correct isolation devices: line pro-
tecting cut-outs, fuses (screw type fuses re-
moved from the holder), earth leakage trips
and contactors.
Warning! Risk of injury, burns or electric
• Use this appliance in a household environ-
• Do not change the specification of this appli-
• Do not let the appliance stay unattended dur-
ing operation.
• Do not operate the appliance with wet hands
or when it has contact with water.
• Do not put cutlery or saucepan lids on the
cooking zones. They become hot.
• Set the cooking zone to “off” after use.
• Do not use the appliance as a work or as a
storage surface.
• When you place food into a hot oil, it may
Warning! Risk of fire or explosion.
• Fats and oil when heated can release flam-
mable vapours. Keep flames or heated ob-
jects away from fats and oils when you cook
with them.
• The vapours that very hot oil releases can
cause spontaneous combustion.
• Used oil, that can contain food remnants, can
cause fire at a lower temperature than oil
used for the first time.
• Do not put flammable products or items that
are wet with flammable products in, near or
on the appliance.
Warning! Risk of damage to the
• Do not keep hot cookware on the control
• Do not let cookware to boil dry.
• Do not activate the cooking zones with empty
cookware or without cookware.
• Do not put aluminium foil on the appliance.
• Do not let acid liquids, for example vinegar,
lemon juice or limescale remover touch the
hob. This can cause matt patches.
Care and Cleaning
Warning! Risk of damage to the
• Clean regularly the appliance to prevent the
deterioration of the surface material.
• Do not use water spray and steam to clean
the appliance.
• Clean the appliance with a moist soft cloth.
Only use neutral detergents. Do not use
abrasive products, abrasive cleaning pads,
solvents or metal objects.
Warning! Risk of injury or suffocation.
• Contact your municipal authority for informa-
tion on how to discard the appliance correct-
• Disconnect the appliance from the mains
• Cut off the mains cable and discard it.
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Product description
Cooking surface layout
1 Rear cooking zone 1500 W
2 Front cooking zone 1000 W
3 Power indicator
4 Control knobs
Electric cooking zones control knobs
Symbol Function
0 off position
Symbol Function
1 minimum heat
6 maximum heat
Daily use
Warning! Refer to the Safety chapters.
To switch on and increase the heat setting turn
the knob counterclockwise. To decrease the
heat setting turn the knob clockwise. To switch
off turn the knob to the 0.
Power indicator is activated when either of the
zones are turned on, and will stay on until the
cooking zones are switched off.
Before first use
Put cookware containing water on each cooking
zone, set the maximum position and operate the
appliance for 10 min. This is to burn off the resi-
due in the appliance. After that, operate the ap-
pliance at minimum position for 20 min. During
this period, an odour and smoke can occur. This
is normal. Make sure that the airflow is suffi-
Rapid hot plate
A red dot in the middle of the plate shows a
rapid hot plate. A rapid hot plate heats up faster
than usual plates.
The red dot is painted on the surface and can
come off after some time. It does not have an
effect on the performance of the appliance.
The rapid hot plate can smoke and make an
odour when you use it for the first time. The
smoke and an odour will go off after a while.
Helpful hints and tips
Warning! Refer to the Safety chapters.
Energy saving
• If possible, always put the lids on the
• Put cookware on a solid hotplate before
you start it.
• Stop the solid hotplate before the end of
the cooking time to use residual heat.
• For satisfactory results, the diameter of
pans and cooking zones must have the
same dimensions.
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• The bottom of the cookware must be as
thick and flat as possible.
Use pots and pans with bottom applicable
to the dimension of cooking zone.
Cooking area Diameters of cookware
Front max. 145 mm
Rear max. 180 mm
Examples of cooking applications
Use to:
1 Keeping warm
Use to:
2 Gentle simmering
3 Simmering
4 Frying / browning
5 Bringing to the boil
6 Bringing to the boil / quick frying /
Care and cleaning
Warning! Refer to the Safety chapters.
Clean the appliance after each use.
Always use cookware with clean bottom.
Warning! Before any maintenance or
cleaning can be carried out, you must
disconnect the hob from the electricity supply.
The hob is best cleaned while it is still
warm, as spillage can be removed more
easily than if it is left to cool.
Warning! Sharp objects and abrasive
cleaning agents will damage the appliance.
For your safety, do not clean the appliance with
steam blasters or high-pressure cleaners.
Scratches or dark stains have no effect on
how the appliance operates.
Removing the dirt:
1. Use the fine scouring powder or a scouring
pad to remove the dirt.
2. Clean the appliance with a damp cloth and
some detergent.
3. Heat the hotplate to a low temperature and
leave to dry.
4. To maintain the hotplates, wipe the plates
with a drop of olive oil on a kitchen towel to
prevent rust.
Important! For stainless steel edges of the hob
use cleaner for stainless steel.
The stainless steel edge of the plate can
be slightly discoloured as a result of the
thermal load.
Problem Possible cause and remedy
The appliance does not operate. • Examine the fuse in the electrical system of the house in the fuse box.
If the fuses blow time after time, speak to an authorised electrician.
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Problem Possible cause and remedy
The cooking zone does not heat
• Make sure that the appliance is plugged in and the electrical supply is
switched on.
• Make sure that you turn the correct control knob.
• Examine the fuse in the electrical system of the house in the fuse box.
If the fuses blow time after time, speak to an authorised electrician.
The effectiveness of the hob is not
• Make sure that the hob is clean and dry.
• Make sure that the cookware is the correct size for the cooking zone.
• Make sure that the cookware has a flat bottom.
• Make sure that the heat setting is correct for this type of cooking.
If there is a fault, first try to find a solution to the
problem yourself. If you cannot find a solution to
the problem yourself, speak your dealer or the
local Service Force Centre.
If you operated the appliance incorrectly, or
the installation was not carried out by a
registered engineer, the visit from the customer
service technician or dealer may not take place
free of charge, even during the warranty period.
These data are necessary to help you
quickly and correctly. These data are
available on the supplied rating plate.
• Model description .................
• Product number (PNC) .................
• Serial Number (S.N.) .................
Use the original spare parts only. They are avail-
able at Service Force Centre and approved
spare parts shops.
Labels supplied with the accessories bag
Stick the adhesive labels as indicated below:
03 IT
1 2 3
1 Stick it on Guarantee Card and send this
2 Stick it on Guarantee Card and keep this
3 Stick it on instruction booklet
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Warning! Refer to the Safety chapters.
Warning! Read and follow the instructions
carefully. There is a risk of injury or damage
to the appliance.
• Make sure that there is no damage to the ap-
pliance from the transportation. Do not con-
nect a damaged appliance. Speak to the sup-
plier if necessary.
• Install built-in appliances only after you as-
semble the appliance into correct built-in
units and work surfaces. Make sure that built-
in units and surfaces obey the standards.
• Obey all orders and standards in force in the
country where you use the appliance (safety
standards, recycling standards, electrical
safety standards etc.)
Warning! Risk of injury from electrical
• The electrical mains terminal is live.
• Make electrical mains terminal free of voltage.
• If the fixing bracket is near to the terminal
block, do not let the connection cable come
in contact with the edge of the bracket.
Electrical connection
• Make sure that the rated voltage and type of
power on the rating plate agree with the volt-
age and the power of the local power supply.
• This appliance is supplied with a mains cable.
It has to be supplied with a correct plug
which can hold the load that the rating plate
rates. Make sure that you install the plug in a
correct socket.
• Always use a correctly installed shockproof
• Make sure that there is an access to the
mains plug after the installation.
• Do not pull the mains cable to disconnect the
appliance. Always pull the mains plug.
• There is a risk of fire when the appliance is in
connection with an extension cable, an
adapter or a multiple connection. Make sure
that the ground connection agrees with the
standards and regulations.
• Do not let the power cable to heat up to a
temperature higher than 90° C.
Make sure that you connect the blue neutral ca-
ble to the terminal with a letter "N" on it. Con-
nect the brown (or black) phase cable to the
terminal which has a letter "L". Keep the phase
cable connected at all times.
Replacement of the connection cable
To replace the connection cable use only
H05V2V2-F T90 or equivalent type. Make sure
that the cable section is applicable to the volt-
age and the working temperature. The yellow/
green earth wire must be approximately 2 cm
longer than the brown (or black) phase wire.
40-50 mm
55 mm
30 mm
min. 650 mm 490 mm
min. 100 mm
270 mm
A) seal to remove
B) supplied brackets
Caution! Install the appliance only on a
worktop with flat surface.
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Possibilities for insertion
Kitchen unit with door
The panel installed below the hob must be easy
to remove and let an easy access in case a
technical assistance intervention is necessary.
min 20 mm
(max 150 mm)
30 mm
60 mm
a) Removable panel
b) Space for connections
Kitchen unit with oven
The hob recess dimensions must obey the indi-
cation and the kitchen unit must be equipped
with vents to let a continuous supply of air. The
electrical connection of the hob and the oven
must be installed separately for safety reasons
and to let easy remove oven from the unit.
50 cm2
360 cm2 180 cm2
120 cm2
Technical information
Hob dimensions
Width: 290 mm
Length: 510 mm
Hob recess dimensions
Width: 270 mm
Length: 490 mm
Hot plate rating
Rear cooking zone 180
1.5 kW
Front cooking zone 145
1.0 kW
Total rating 2.5 kW
Electric supply 230 V ~ 50 Hz
Environment concerns
The symbol on the product or on its
packaging indicates that this product may not
be treated as household waste. Instead it
should be taken to the appropriate collection
point for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment. By ensuring this product
is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health, which could
otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste
handling of this product. For more detailed
information about recycling of this product,
please contact your local council, your
household waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product.
Packaging material
The packaging materials are friendly to the
environment and can be recycled. The
plastic components are identified by marking:
>PE<,>PS<, etc. Discard the packaging mate-
rials as household waste at the waste disposal
facilities in your municipality.
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