Electrolux ERC928GA User manual

Electrolux ERC928GA User manual
User manual
Cooker hood ERC928GA
hank you for purchasing an Electrolux appliance.
You’ve chosen a product that brings with it decades
of professional experience and innovation. Ingenious
and stylish, it has been designed with you in mind.
So whenever you use it, you can be safe in the
knowledge that you’ll get great results every time.
Welcome to Electrolux.
efore you use the cooker hood, we recommend that
you read through the whole user manual which provides
the description of the cooker hood and its functions. To
avoid the risks that are always present when you use an
electrical appliance, it is important that the cooker hood is
installed correctly and that you read the safety instructions
carefully to avoid misuse and hazards.
For future reference, please store this booklet in a
safe place.
This appliance is intended to be used in household and
similar applications such as:
• Staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and
other working environments
• Farm houses
• By clients in hotels, motels and other residential
type environments
• Bed and breakfast type environments
Please ensure you read the instruction manual fully before
you call for service, or a full service fee could be applicable.
Record model and serial
number here:
Serial No:
Safety information
Product description
Cooker hood installation
10 Using the cooker hood
11 Maintenance and cleaning
11 Changing the lamps
12 Troubleshooting
13 Optional ducting accessories
15 Warranty
This symbol indicates information concerning your
personal safety.
This symbol indicates information on how to avoid
damaging the cooker hood.
This symbol indicates tips and information about use of
the cooker hood.
This symbol indicates tips and information about
economical and ecological use of the cooker hood.
safety information
This manual explains the proper use of your new Electrolux
cooker hood. Please read this manual carefully before
using the product. This manual should be kept in a safe
place for handy reference.
This cooker hood is a domestic appliance which has been
manufactured and tested to comply with Australian and
New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 60335.2.31.
Read the following carefully to avoid damage or injury.
Electrical connection
Check that the mains voltage matches with the voltage
on the data plate inside the cooker hood. Check that the
installation complies with standards of local building, gas
and electrical authorities. Before connecting to the mains
supply ensure that the mains voltage corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate inside the cooker hood.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
the manufacturer or its service agent or similarly qualified
person in order to avoid a hazard.
This symbol indicates never to do this
This symbol indicates always do this
Follow these instructions carefully to avoid an electric
shock or fire.
Young children should be supervised to ensure they
do not play with the cooker hood.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory
or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision
or instruction concerning the use of the appliance by
a person responsible for their safety.
Ensure the cooker hood is switched off before
carrying out maintenance, to avoid any possibility of
electric shock.
Never carry out flambé cooking under the
cooker hood.
This cooker hood is not recommended for
This cooker hood cannot be installed for
external use.
Grease filters must be removed every four weeks
(maximum) for cleaning to reduce the risk of fire.
Safety warnings – For the installer
When installing the cooker hood, make sure you adhere
to the minimum and maximum distances from the cooker
hood base to the cook top surface (as per table on page 6).
Exhaust flue installation: The following rules must be
strictly followed to obtain optimal air extraction.
• Keep exhaust flue short and straight.
• Do not reduce the size or restrict exhaust flue.
• Keep bends in the exhaust flue to a minimum.
• When using flexible flue always install duct with helix
pulled taut to minimise pressure loss.
• Failure to observe these basic instructions will
drastically reduce the performance and increase the
noise levels of the cooker hood.
Exhaust air must not be discharged into a wall cavity,
unless the cavity is designed for that purpose. The exhaust
from the cooker hood must not be discharged into any
heating flue, which may carry combustion products from
other sources.
NOTE: Some installations may require the telescopic
exhaust cover to be cut to length. Cut with sharp tin
snips or a fine-tooth hack saw blade, taking care not to
distort or dent the exhaust cover.
The exhaust from the cooker hood must not be
discharged into any heating flue, which may carry
combustion products from other sources. (Fig. 1)
Exhaust air must not be discharged into a wall
cavity, unless the cavity is designed for the purpose.
There must be adequate ventilation of the room
when the cooker hood is used at the same time as
appliances burning gas or other fuels.
Always cover lit gas burners with pots or pans when
the cooker hood is in use.
Always switch off gas burners before you remove
pots or pans.
Do not leave lit gas burners exposed due to the risk
of fire. (Fig. 2)
Fig. 1
Fig. 2
Ceiling mount bracket
Telescopic flue cover set
Flue transition duct
Wall bracket
Main body and fan housing assembly
Glass and securing screws (4)
Grease filters
Additional items required for installation
• F
ixings required to attach rangehood body and anti tilt
• Fixings required to attach ceiling mounting bracket and
hood bracket to the wall.
• Duct tape or cable ties.
• Duct and accessories for external; exhausting.
Technical Specification
Power supply: 220-240 Volts 50Hz.
Connects to 7.5A powerpoint.
Lights: LED 1 x 4 watt, 12 Volt LED
Fig. 3
Fig. 4
1)The fan housing flue transition duct is 180mm in diameter.
2)Flue transition duct 180mm to 200mm (A shown below)
is for external venting.
(See page 13 for optional ducting accessories).
Fig. 5
Refer to “Safety information” chapter.
Before the installation of the appliance, record the information
below from the rating plate. The rating plate is on the bottom
of the appliance casing.
1.Using a spirit level mark a vertical centre line on the
wall where the cooker hood is to be positioned, and a
horizontal line at the cooker hood base position (refer to
diagram below).
NOTE: The height of the underside of the hood body must
be a minimum of 600mm* to a maximum height of 800mm.
* If the instructions of the cooktop specify a greater distance than the minimum
above, then that shall be the minimum height for installation.
Serial number:
installation wall
2.Mark the location for flue cover wall mounting brackets
and cooker hood mounting points and anti-tilt fixing
points above the hood base using the hood base as
the reference point (Fig. 6).
Max. 1164mm
View A
Cooker hood
mounting points
Top of cooktop
Fig. 6
View A
3.Install flue cover wall mounting brackets with suitable
fixings. Install suitable screws for cooker hood mounting
points (to support a total weight of 30kg) to the wall as
marked (Fig. 6).
Depending on the preferred installation/ducting mode,
follow step 5a or 5b below.
5a. Recirculating mode (Fig. 9)
(optional kit AR928RK required)
Using the centre line, secure the recirculating T-piece to
the wall with suitable screws/fixings. Install flexible pipe
between T-piece and the exhaust transition duct. Use
cable ties or suitable duct tape to secure flexible pipe to
T-piece and transition duct (Fig. 11).
NOTE: When installed in recirculating mode, it is
recommended to use a carbon filter (included in
recirculation kit AR928RK) to prevent odours being
emitted back into the room.
5b. Ducted mode (Fig 10.)
The cooker hood has been supplied with a duct transition
piece. Fit 200mm diameter non combustible flue pipe to
the fan transition duct (Fig. 10). Use cable ties or suitable
duct tape to secure flexible pipe to the transition duct.
NOTE: For ducted mode, we recommend extending
flue pipe through the roof to external “roof cowl” to vent
exhaust externally. We do not recommend venting into
ceiling cavity.
NOTE: The 200mm diameter flue is required to achieve
optimum airflow performance and minimise noise.
NOTE: To ensure optimum performance of the cooker
hood, the use of rigid ducting is recommended. The
use of bends should be avoided. Rigid flexible ducting is
suitable, although loose flexible ducting is unacceptable.
All ducting must be fire retardant.
Fig. 7
4.Remove protective plastic film, if present, from the hood
body and hang on the wall bracket.
Fig. 8
Fig. 9
Fig 10
7. Install the rubber strip
Fig. 13
Care must be taken when installing the rubber strip
around the four corners. Ensure the rubber strip is
positioned on both sides of the exposed metal panel.
Fig. 11
6. Electrical connection
Check that the installation complies with the standards
of local building, gas and electrical authorities. Before
connecting to the mains supply ensure that the mains
voltage corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate
inside the cooker hood.
Fig. 12
Fig. 14
8. Install the glass
Insert the glass into the slot on the main body as show
in Fig.15, then fix the glass by the 4 screws supplied in
the accessories bag (Fig.16).
Fig. 15
Ensure the rubber strip is not pushed out of position
when positioning the glass.
Fig. 16
9. Installation of telescopic flue covers
Separate the inner and outer flue covers. Carefully
reassemble the upper and lower flue covers sections by
sliding the inner into the outer flue cover. Carefully lower
the assembled upper and lower flue covers onto the top
of the cooker hood body, and insert the flue cover into
the cooker hood body approximately 5mm. Fix upper flue
cover to the wall mounting bracket with screws supplied.
Ensure that the upper section is extended.
Fig. 17
NOTE: Carefully remove the plastic protective coating,
if present, from the flue covers. Pay particular attention
when removing protective plastic coating from decals.
Care must be taken to ensure the screws (supplied in
accessories bag) are not cross threaded when attaching
the upper flue cover. If installed in recirculating mode,
insert the optional carbon filter (included in recirculation
kit AR928RK). To complete the cooker hood installation,
insert the three filters to the underside of the hood body.
Place back edge of filter into position and push up front
edge so that the filter clips into place.
Your Electrolux cooker hood is now ready to use.
Fig. 18
Standby mode
When connecting the cooker hood to the power supply for
the first time or after power is returned after power outage,
all symbols on the control panel will light up from left to
right and a “beep” will sound once. Following this, the
control panel goes to standby mode and the cooker hood
will be ready for use.
Turning on hood
When the cooker hood is in standby mode, user can
either press the or button to turn on the fan or light
individually. The default factory level is 2, following that, the
cooker hood remembers the last used setting and will start
at that level when the user presses the fan or light button.
Pressing directly on the slider strip will also allow the user
to jump straight into the level pressed.
Fan – select speed to suit cooking conditions
– motor on/off
1– light frying/boiling
2 – frying/wok cooking/heavy boiling
3 – grilling, intensive frying and wok cooking
– stir frying
NOTE: Touch the symbol to turn the fan boost ON, the
fan boost starts running at the highest fan speed for 1
minute before reducing to speed 3 automatically.
Light – select light level
– Light on/off
– low-light level
– mid-light level
– high-light level
Using the Timer
At the end of cooking, if the timer is switched on, the
cooker hood will continue to run for an additional 5
minutes, depending on the selected fan speed. This
should ensure the removal of any odours that remain
after cooking.
This is the indicator/switch to show when the filter needs
to be cleaned. Once the filters are cleaned the “Filter” alert
can be deactivated with a single touch.
Control Lock
Press and hold 3 seconds the . button will lock the
control panel at any time. The same action will unlock the
control panel.
When control is locked, pressing any other button will
make . button blink and a beep will sound.
• When the cooker hood is working (light on and fan on)
and is touched then the cooker hood will stop fan
but keep lighting on while lock menu.
• When the cooker hood is working (lights off and fan
on) and the is touched then the cooker hood will
stop fan and keep lighting off while lock menu.
• When is activated when the cooker hood is working
it will just change the status of fan motor and not
change the status of lighting.
• When is touched while the cooker hood stops then
it will just lock the menu
Maintenance and cleaning
• Before maintenance or cleaning is carried out,
the cooker hood should be disconnected from
the main power supply. Ensure that the cooker
hood is switched off at the wall socket and the
plug removed.
• E
xternal surfaces are susceptible to scratches
and abrasions, so please follow the cleaning
instructions to ensure the best possible result is
achieved without damage.
• T
hese instructions must be followed to avoid a
fire risk.
Stainless steel surface
Clean stainless steel surfaces using non-abrasive cleaning
products that are specifically for use on stainless steel. To
ensure best results also use an even pressure and follow
the grain of the stainless steel. Use of a soft cloth reduces
the risk of scratching. If the cloth is wet ensure that a dry
soft cloth is used to wipe down the surface again reducing
the risk of any surface rust appearing.
Place grease filters in the dishwasher. Select the most
powerful washing program and highest temperature, at
least 65°C. Repeat the process. Refit the grease filters
when they are dry. When washing the metal grease filter
in the dishwasher a slight discolouration of the filter can
occur, this does not have any impact on its performance.
Changing the lamps
Lamps are long life LED lamps and should not require
service. If there is an issue with lamps please contact the
Service Centre. Service contact details shown on page 15.
Charcoal filter
• T
he charcoal filter should only be used if you want to
use the cooker hood in the recirculation function.
• T
his filter cannot be cleaned or re-used and as a
general rule, the activated charcoal filter should be
changed once every four months.
Open or fit the charcoal filter as shown in the image below.
Control panel surface
The control panel can be cleaned using warm soapy
water. Ensure the cloth is well wrung before cleaning.
Use a dry soft cloth to remove any excess moisture left
after cleaning.
Removing the metal grease filters
Push the grease filter towards the left side of the unit and
then pull it down.
• A
lways specify the cooker hood model code number
and serial number when ordering replacement filters.
This information is shown on the registration plate
located on the inside of this unit.
• Replacement charcoal filters can be ordered from your
local Spare Parts centre, contact details are shown on
page 15.
Hand washing
The mesh filters can be cleaned by hand in warm soapy
water. Soak in warm water and some washing up liquid.
For stubborn grease stains use a soft nylon brush to help
remove these stains. After cleaning ensure that the filters
are completely dry before refitting.
The cooker hood will not start
Check that the cooker hood is connected to an electrical supply
Check that a fan speed has been selected
The cooker hood is not working
Check that the fan speed is set high enough for the task
The grease filters are clean
The kitchen is adequately vented to allow the entry of fresh air
If set up for recirculation, check that the charcoal filter is still effective
If set up for extraction, check that the ducting and outlets are not blocked
Do not operate cooktop without pots/pans
Do not flambé under cooker hood
The cooker hood has switched
off during operation
The safety cut-out device has been tripped – turn off the cooktop and wait for the device
to reset. Check that the filters are not blocked, clean if necessary. If the cooker hood has
been installed below the heights indicated in the installation instructions the motor will cut
out frequently which will damage the cooker hood
If you have completed all of the above checks and are still
experiencing difficulty, please contact your local Electrolux
Service Centre.
NOTE: This product is fitted with a safety cut-out device.
• If the cooker hood is installed too close to the cooktop,
flambé cooking, operating the cooktop without
cooking utensils and blocked filters may activate the
safety cut-out device. If the cooker hood stops during
operation, correct the faults and allow time for the
safety cut-out device to reset, the cooker hood will
then function correctly.
• Do not operate cooktop without pots/pans.
• Do not flambé under cooker hood.
Recirculation kit
Carbon filter
Part numbers
Stainless steel exhaust cover
Recirculating Kit (180-150mm reducer, T-piece, carbon filters and 150mm semi rigid exhaust flue)
Carbon filter
200mm G/Bond Roof Cowl
200mm G/Bond Flue 1200mm
200mm Wall Vent
200mm Elbow duct
200mm Semi rigid flexible exhaust flue (0.7-3m)
This document sets out the terms and conditions of the product
warranties for Electrolux Appliances. It is an important document.
Please keep it with your proof of purchase documents in a safe place for
future reference should you require service for your Appliance.
You may not make a claim under this warranty unless the defect claimed
is due to faulty or defective parts or workmanship. Electrolux is not liable in
the following situations (which are not exhaustive):
(a) the Appliance is damaged by:
In this warranty:
(a) ‘acceptable quality’ as referred to in clause 10 of this warranty has the
same meaning referred to in the ACL;
(ii) misuse or abuse, including failure to properly maintain or service
(b) ‘ACL’ means Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010;
(iv) power surges, electrical storm damage or incorrect power supply
(c) ‘Appliance’ means any Electrolux product purchased by you and
accompanied by this document;
(v) incomplete or improper installation
(d) ‘ASC’ means Electrolux authorised service centres;
(vii) insect or vermin infestation
(e) ‘Electrolux’ means Electrolux Home Products Pty Ltd of 163
O’Riordan Street, Mascot NSW 2020, ABN 51 004 762 341 in respect
of Appliances purchased in Australia and Electrolux (NZ) Limited
(collectively ‘Electrolux’) of 3-5 Niall Burgess Road, Mount Wellington,
in respect of Appliances purchased in New Zealand;
(viii) failure to comply with any additional instructions supplied with
the Appliance;
‘major failure’ as referred to in clause 10 of this warranty has the same
meaning referred to in the ACL and includes a situation when an
Appliance cannot be repaired or it is uneconomic for Electrolux, at its
discretion, to repair an Appliance during the Warranty Period;
(g) ‘Warranty Period’ means the Appliance is warranted against
manufacturing defects in Australia for 24 months and in New Zealand
for 24 months, following the date of original purchase of the Appliance;
(h) ‘you’ means the purchaser of the Appliance not having purchased the
Appliance for re-sale, and ‘your’ has a corresponding meaning.
This warranty only applies to Appliances purchased and used in Australia
or New Zealand and used in normal domestic applications and is in
addition to (and does not exclude, restrict, or modify in any way) any
non-excludable statutory warranties in Australia or New Zealand.
3. During the Warranty Period Electrolux or its ASC will, at no extra charge
if your Appliance is readily accessible for service, without special
equipment and subject to these terms and conditions, repair or replace
any parts which it considers to be defective. Electrolux or its ASC may use
remanufactured parts to repair your Appliance. You agree that any replaced
Appliances or parts become the property of Electrolux. This warranty does
not apply to light globes, batteries, filters or similar perishable parts.
4. Parts and Appliances not supplied by Electrolux are not covered by
this warranty.
5. To the extent permitted by law, you will bear the cost of transportation,
travel and delivery of the Appliance to and from Electrolux or its ASC. If you
reside outside of the service area, you will bear the cost of:
(a) travel of an authorised representative;
(b) transportation and delivery of the Appliance to and from
Electrolux or its ASC.
(iii) normal wear and tear
(vi) incorrect, improper or inappropriate operation
(b) the Appliance is modified without authority from Electrolux in writing;
(c) the Appliance’s serial number or warranty seal has been removed
or defaced;
(d) the Appliance was serviced or repaired by anyone other than
Electrolux, an authorised repairer or ASC.
8. This warranty, the contract to which it relates and the relationship between
you and Electrolux are governed by the law applicable where the Appliance
was purchased. Where the Appliance was purchased in New Zealand for
commercial purposes the Consumer Guarantee Act does not apply.
9. To the extent permitted by law and subject to your non-excludable statutory
rights and warranties, Electrolux excludes all warranties and liabilities
(other than as contained in this document) including liability for any loss or
damage whether direct or indirect arising from your purchase, use or non
use of the Appliance.
10. For Appliances and services provided by Electrolux in Australia,
the Appliances come with a guarantee by Electrolux that cannot be
excluded under the ACL. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a
major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable
loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the Appliance repaired or
replaced if the Appliance fails to be of acceptable quality and the failure
does not amount to a major failure.
The benefits to you given by this warranty are in addition to your other
rights and remedies under a law in relation to the Appliances or services
to which the warranty relates.
11. At all times during the Warranty Period, Electrolux shall, at its discretion,
determine whether repair, replacement or refund will apply if an Appliance
has a valid warranty claim applicable to it.
12. For Appliances and services provided by Electrolux in New Zealand, the
Appliances come with a guarantee by Electrolux pursuant to the provisions
of the Consumer Guarantees Act, the Sale of Goods Act and the Fair
Trading Act.
13. To enquire about claiming under this warranty, please follow these steps:
In all instances, unless the Appliance is transported by Electrolux or an
Electrolux authorised representative, the Appliance is transported at the
owner’s cost and risk while in transit to and from Electrolux or its ASC.
6. Proof of purchase is required before you can make a claim under
this warranty.
(a) carefully check the operating instructions, user manual and the terms
of this warranty;
(b) have the model and serial number of the Appliance available;
(c) have the proof of purchase (e.g. an invoice) available;
(d) telephone the numbers shown below.
14. You accept that if you make a warranty claim, Electrolux and its ASC may
exchange information in relation to you to enable Electrolux to meet its
obligations under this warranty.
Important Notice
Before calling for service, please ensure that the steps listed in clause 13 above have been followed.
or to find the address of your nearest
state service centre in Australia
PlEASE CAll 13 13 49
For the cost of a local call (Australia only)
or to find the address of your nearest
authorised service centre in New Zealand
FREE CAll 0800 10 66 10
(New Zealand only)
or to find the address of your nearest
state spare parts centre in Australia
PlEASE CAll 13 13 50
For the cost of a local call (Australia only)
or to find the address of your nearest
state spare parts centre in New Zealand
FREE CAll 0800 10 66 20
(New Zealand only)
Electrolux Home Products Australia
telephone: 1300 363 640
1800 350 067
email:[email protected]
Electrolux Home Products New Zealand
telephone: 0800 234 234
0800 363 600
email:[email protected]
The Thoughtful Design Innovator.
Do you remember the last time you opened a gift that made you say
“Oh! How did you know? That’s exactly what I wanted!” That’s the kind
of feeling that the designers at Electrolux seek to evoke in everyone who
chooses or uses one of our products. We devote time, knowledge, and
a great deal of thought to anticipating and creating the kind of appliances
that our customers really need and want.
This kind of thoughtful care means innovating with insight. Not design for design’s
sake, but design for the user’s sake. For us, thoughtful design means making
appliances easier to use and tasks more enjoyable to perform, freeing our
customers to experience that ultimate 21st century luxury, ease of mind. Our aim
is to make this ease of mind more available to more people in more parts of their
everyday lives, all over the world. So when we say we’re thinking
of you, you know we mean just that.
The “Thinking of you” promise from Electrolux goes beyond meeting the needs of
today’s consumers. It also means we’re committed to making appliances safe for
the environment—now and for future generations.
Electrolux. Thinking of you.
Share more of our thinking at www.electrolux.com.au or www.electrolux.co.nz
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ABN 51 004 762 341
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