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General Information-Safety Warnings electrolux
This canopy hood is designed to be fixed
to any rigid vertical surface, over a gas or
electric hotplate and can be used either in
the extraction mode (ducted to the outside) or in the recircu-lation mode (internal
recycling). All cookers hood perform better
when used in evacuation mode. During
winter time it may be convenient to use the
hood in the recycling mode to avoid heat
loss from the kitchen.
Before starting the installation, consideration should be given to the difficulties to be found during installation. The
installation work must be undertaken
by a qualified and competent person in
conformity to the rules concerning the
evacuation of contaminated air.
The manufacturer disclaims all liability
for any damage or injury caused as a result of not following the instructions for
installation contained in the following
1.1- When used in the extraction mode,
the cooker hood ducting must not
be connected to a flue which is
used for exhausting fumes from
appliances supplied with energy
other than electric, such as a central heating flue or water heating
1.2- Before connecting to the mains
supply ensure that the mains
voltage corresponds with the voltage on the rating plate inside the
1.3- Connect the cooker hood to the
mains via a bipolar switch which
has 3mm clearance between the
1.4- For cooker hoods featuring an
earth cable, make sure the electric
plant of your house is correctly
1.5- Appliance in class II are provided
with a double insulation; therefore do not connect then through
earthed plugs but through simple
bipolar plugs.
1.6- When installed, the hood must be
positioned at least 65cm above the
1.7- Never do flambé cooking under
this cooker hood.
1.8- Never leave frying pans unattended during use as overheated
fat and oil may catch fire.
1.9- Before carrying out any kind of
maintenance or cleaning, disconnect the hood from the mains supply.
1.10-If the room where the cooker hood
is to be used contains a fuel burning appliance such as a central
heating boiler then this must be of
the room sealed or balanced flue
type. If other types of flue or appliance are fitted, ensure that there
is an adequate supply of air into
the room. When the cooker hood
is used in conjunction with appliances supplied with energy other
than electric, the negative pressure in the room must not exceed
0,04 mbar to prevent fumes being
drawn back into the room by the
cooker hood.
1.11-The appliance must be positioned
so that the plug is accessible.
1.12-If the supply cord is damaged,
it must be replaced by a special
cord or assembly available from
the manufacturer or its service
electrolux Characteristics
Installation electrolux
Some installation systems require the
opening and removal of the metal grille
2.1 - Instructions for opening and
removing the metal grille panel
To open the grille panel, press inwardly
on the two slider catches at each side
of the grille panel and the grille will pivot
To remove the metal grille, pull forward
on the right hand side so that the hinge pin on the back of the grille will be
released from the slot in the side of the
2.2 - Wall cabinet fixing
a-Predrilled wall cabinet: fix the hood
onto the wall cabinet base panel using
the four screws 4.2 x 45 mm (supplied
with the fixing kit).
It is not necessary to open the metal
b-No predrilled wall cabinet:
b.1-If the hood is provided with a paper fixing template, follow the instructions.
b.2-If the hood is not provided with
a paper fixing template, position the
hood on the wall cabinet base panel
and pilot drill the 3.5 x 16 mm screws
(not supplied with the fixing kit) from
the inside onto the wood.
2.3 - Wall mounting
a-Drill two Ø 8 mm holes on the wall using the paper template, insert two rawl
plugs and two 4.2 x 44,4mm screws
leaving 5 mm untightened. Open the
metal grille panel, hook the hood on
and fully tighten the screws.
b-If the hood is not provided with a paper fixing template, drill two Ø 8mm
holes (see draw.), insert the plugs and
screws, proceeding as directed under
paragraph a.
c-For wall mounting using wallbrackets
(optional), follow the instructions of
the fixing template.
d-Pay attention to the safety regulation
of point 1.6.
2.4 - Choice of operating mode
a - Evacuation mode
To check that the hood is set up for
evacuation, open the grille panel and
make sure that the conversion lever or
the change-over knob on the centrifugal
unit is in the DUCTING position. The
charcoal filter is not required.
For ducting to the outside, the hood is
supplied with a rear and top outlet. A
flange spigot of 100 mm diameter (120
mm in certain models) is usually fitted
on the top outlet and a blanking plug on
the rear outlet. If you choose to duct the
hood from the rear of the casing, you
should invert the position of the flange
and of the blanking plug. Pay attention
to the safety regulation 1.1.
b - Internal recirculation mode
To check that the hood is set up for
recycling, open the grille panel and
make sure that the conversion lever or
the change-over knob on the centrifugal
unit is in the RECYCLING position. The
charcoal filter is to be fitted. To fit the
charcoal filter, support the filter with one
hand and turn the thumb screw through
the centre of the charcoal filter. If the
filter is of the interlocking type, turn the
filter clockwise. The hood can remain
connected to the outside.
2.5 - Electrical connection and
working test
1-The safety measures 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and
1.5 of paragraph 1 are to be strictly
2-Once the electrical connection has
been completed, check that the
worktop illumination, motor and
speeds work properly.
electrolux Use
3.1-Controls are located on the right
hand side of the front to operate
worktop illumination and select the
most suitable working speed for
your cooking. To increase the area
of extraction, the glass visor should
be pulled open. The top speed
should be used when frying or
cooking foods with strong odours,
while a lower speed can be used
for normal cooking. To obtain the
best performance from your hood,
turn it on before you start cooking
and leave it running for a few minutes after your cooking is over to
clear the air.
3.2-Pay attention to safety regulations
1.7 and 1.8
Maintenance electrolux
Regular maintenance and cleaning will
ensure good performance and reliability, while extending the working-life of
the hood. Special attention should be
reserved to the grease filter and to the
charcoal filter (recycling mode).
4.1 - Grease filter
This retains the solid grease particles
and can be supplied in different types.
lt is fitted onto the reverse side of the
metal grille panel. Maintenance of the
grease filter varies according to the
used type.
a-Whatever type of filters used, the filter
is easily removed from the grille by
pushing the metal wire clips to one
side and removing.
b-Thin synthetic filter (1 mm thick). It
should not be washed and should be
replaced every two months. If the filter
is provided with a saturation indicator,
replace when:
b.1-The violet colour of the dots, which
are visible through the metal grille, is
spread over the whole surface of the
b.2-The red colour of the stripes, which
is not visible through the metal grille
when the filter is clean, becomes
visible from the outside of the metal
c-Multi-layer metal filter. It should be
washed once a month in hot water
using mild detergent or liquid soap.
It can be washed in a dish-washer. It
should not be bent and should be left
to drain dry.
WARNING: An excess of grease in the
filter not only would affect the performance of the hood, but it is also a possible fire risk. We strongly recommend
therefore to clean and replace filters
in accordance with the manufacturer
4.2 - Cleaning Metal selfsupporting Grease Filters
• The filters are washable and must be
cleaned at least every 2 months of
operation, or more
frequently for particularly heavy usage.
• Remove the filters one at a time by
pushing them towards the back of the
group and pulling down at the same
• Wash the filters, taking care not to
bend them. Allow them to dry before
• When refitting the filters, make sure
that the handle is visible on the outside.
4.3 - Charcoal filter
The charcoal filter is a chemical filter to
be used only when the hood is in the
recycling position. To replace the charcoal filter, open the grille and remove the
thumb screw through the centre of the
charcoal filter. If the filter is of the interlocking type, turn the filter anticlockwise.
Replace by reversing the operation.
For a good performance replace the
charcoal filter on average every three
4.4 - Worktop illumination
If a lamp fails to function at any time,
open the metal grille panel and check
that the lamp is fully screwed into the
holder. When changing the lamp, an
identical replacement must be fitted to
ensure a safe working of the hood.
4.5 - Cleaning
The metal work should be cleaned
regularly, at least once a month, using
mild household cleaner and
polish. Never use abrasives. For all operations from point 4.1 to point 4.4 and in
particular for point 4.3,
pay special attention to the safety regulation 1.9.
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