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When the oven is first installed
Remove all packaging, both inside and outside the oven, before using the oven. When the oven is first connected to the electrical supply, the display will automatically show 12:00 and the symbol will flash. Ensure the correct time of day is set before using the oven.
To set the correct time of day :
a) press button and, while the symbol is flashing (Fig. 1), set the correct time of day by pressing buttons â â or â â (Fig. 2). The time arrow symbol will come off about 5 seconds after the correct time is displayed (Fig. 3). b) if the symbol is not flashing anymore, press button twice. Then, proceed as described in point a). Before first use, the oven should be heated without food. To do that, proceed as follows: â press button to switch on the oven. â press button twice and select the "Conventional Cooking" function (Fig. 4). â set the temperature to 250 Â°C using the increasing push button â â. â Allow the oven to run empty for approximately 45 minutes. â open a window for ventilation. This procedure should be repeated with the "Fan Cooking" and "Full Grill" approximately 5-10 minutes. function for
During this time, an unpleasant odour may be emitted. This is absolutely normal, and is caused by residues of manufacturing. Once this operation is carried out, let the oven cool down, then clean the oven cavity with a soft cloth soaked in warm soapy water. Before cooking for the first time, carefully wash the shelf and the dripping pan. To open the oven door, always catch the handle in its central part (Fig. 5). Fig. 5