Zanussi ZEE6940 User manual

User manual
Safety information _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Installation _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Product description _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Operation _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Helpful hints and tips _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Care and cleaning _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
What to do if… _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Technical data _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Environment concerns _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Subject to change without notice.
Safety information
For your safety and correct operation of
the appliance, read this manual carefully
before installation and use. Always keep these
instructions with the appliance even if you move
or sell it. Users must fully know the operation
and safety features of the appliance.
General safety
Warning! Persons (including children)
with reduced physical sensory, mental
capabilities or lack of experience and
knowledge must not use the appliance. They
must have supervision or instruction for the
operation of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
The appliance is not intended to be operated with external timer or separated remote-control system.
Child safety
• Only adults can use this appliance. Children
must get supervision to make sure that they
do not play with the appliance.
• Keep all packaging away from children.
There is a risk of suffocation and physical injury.
• Keep children away from the appliance during and after the operation, until the appliance is cold.
Safety during operation
• Remove all packaging, stickers and layers
from the appliance before the first use.
• Set the cooking zones to "off" after each use.
• Risk of burns! Do not put cutlery or saucepan
lids on the cooking surface, as they can become hot.
Warning! Fire danger! Overheated fats
and oils can ignite very quickly.
Correct operation
• Do not leave the appliance unattended during operation.
• Always monitor the appliance during operation.
• Do not let liquids overflow into the holes of
the top of the hob
• Never use the hob without cookware.
• Only use the appliance for domestic cooking
tasks! Do not use it for commercial or industrial purposes or for any purpose other than
that for which it was designed. This way, you
will avoid risks to person or property.
• Use only cookware with a bottom diameter
applicable to the dimensions of the cooking
zones. There is a risk of overheating and rupture of the glass plate (if applicable).
• Do not use cookware with a diameter smaller
than the cooking zone dimension - the pan
handle can become hot because of the heat.
• Pots must not be too near to the control
• Do not use the appliance as a work or a storage surface.
• Never use unstable cookware to prevent
from tilting and accidents.
• Do not put or keep flammable liquids (or
items that are wet with flammable products)
and materials or fusible objects (made of
plastic or aluminium) on or near the appliance. There is a risk of explosion or fire.
• Use only the accessories supplied with the
• Be careful when you connect the appliance
to the near sockets. Do not let electricity
bonds touch the appliance or hot cookware.
Do not let electricity bonds tangle.
• Do not use the solid hotplate with empty
cookware or without cookware.
• Do not put aluminium foil on parts of the appliance.
How to prevent a damage to the
• Do not let acid liquids such as vinegar or
lemon juice or agents which remove limescale touch the hob. It stains the surface.
• Do not put wet pan lids on the hotplates or
let hot pans cool on the hotplates. Condensation and rust can occur.
• Do not let cookware boil dry in order to prevent damage to the cookware and hotplate.
Disposal of the appliance
• To prevent the risk of physical injury or damage
– Disconnect the appliance from the power
– Cut off the mains cable where it connects
with the appliance and discard it.
– Speak to your local authorised facilities for
disposal of your appliance.
Warning! Read and follow the
instructions carefully. There is a risk of
injury or damage to the appliance.
• Make sure that the appliance is not damaged
because of transportation. Do not connect a
damaged appliance. If it is necessary, speak
to the supplier.
• Installation and connection of the appliance to the power supply must only
be done by qualified personnel.
• Only use built-in appliances after you assemble the appliance into correct built-in units
and work surfaces that obey the standards.
• Do not change the specifications or modify
this product. There is a risk of injury or damage to the appliance.
• Fully obey the laws, ordinances, directives
and standards in force in the country where
you use the appliance (safety regulations, recycling regulations, electrical safety rules
• Keep the minimum distances to other appliances and units.
• Install anti-shock protection, for example install the drawers only with a protective panel
directly below the appliance.
• If the fixing bracket is near to the terminal
block, always make sure the connection
ble does not come in contact with the edge
of the bracket.
Prevent damage of the cut surfaces of the
worktop against moisture with a correct sealant!
Seal the appliance to the worktop with no
space left with a correct sealant.
Prevent damage of the bottom of the appliance from steam and moisture, e.g. from a
dishwasher or oven.
Do not install the appliance adjacent to
doors and below windows. Hot cookware
can be hit off the hob when you open doors
or windows.
Disconnect the appliance from the electrical supply, before you do maintenance work or cleaning.
Warning! Risk of injury from electrical
current. Carefully obey the instructions for
electrical connections.
• The electrical mains terminal is live.
• Make the electrical mains terminal free of
• Install correctly to give anti-shock protection.
• Loose and incorrect mains plug and socket
connections can make the terminal become
too hot.
• A qualified electrician must install the clamping connections correctly.
• Use a strain relief clamp on cable.
• Use the correct mains connection cable and
replace the damaged mains cable with the
proper cable type. Speak to your local Service Centre.
The appliance must have the electrical installation which lets you disconnect the appliance
from the mains at all poles with a contact opening width of minimum 3 mm. You must have
correct isolation devices: line protecting cutouts, fuses (screw type fuses removed from the
holder), ground leakage trips and contactors.
The manufacturer is not responsible for
any injury to persons and pets or damage
to property caused by failure to obey
these requirements.
Electrical connection
• Ground the appliance according to safety
• Make sure that the rated voltage and type of
power on the rating plate agree with the voltage and the power of the local power supply.
• The appliance is fitted with a five pole terminal box whose cables are predisposed for
230 V monophase function.
• Do not pull the mains cable to disconnect
the appliance. Always pull the mains plug.
• The appliance must not be connected with
an extension cable, an adapter or a multiple
connection (risk of fire). Check that the
ground connection is in conformity with the
standard and regulations force.
• The power cable must be placed in such a
way that it does not touch any hot part.
• Connect the appliance to the mains with a
device that lets to disconnect the appliance
from the mains at all poles with a contact
opening width of minimum 3 mm, eg. automatic line protecting cut-out, earth leakage
trips or fuse.
• None of a parts of the connection cable can
not get a temperature 90°C. The blue neutral
cable must be connected to the terminal
block label with "N". The brown (or black)
phase cable (fitted in the terminal block contact marked with "L") must always be connected to the live phase.
Connection cable
Use only connection cable of type H05V2V2-F
T90 or equivalent type. Make sure that the cable section is applicable to the voltage and the
working temperature. The yellow/green earth
wire must be approximately 2 cm longer than
the brown (or black) phase wire.
Building In
min. 600 mm
min. 650 mm
min. 55 mm
In case of different voltage, carry out the
connection as shown in connection schematic table on the lower protection.
• Any electrical component must be installed
or replaced by the Service Force Centre
technician or qualified service personnel.
• Always use a correctly installed shockproof
• Make sure that there is an access to the
mains plug after installation.
480 mm
30 mm
560 mm
10 mm
3 mm
11 mm
11 mm
b) Space for connections
Kitchen unit with oven
The hob recess dimensions must obey the indication 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.
A) supplied seal
B) supplied brackets
Possibilities for insertion
50 cm2
120 cm2
360 cm2
180 cm2
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.
30 mm
60 mm
min 20 mm
(max 150 mm)
a) Removable panel
Product description
Cooking surface layout
1 Single cooking zone 2000 W
2 Single cooking zone 2000 W
3 Single cooking zone 1500 W
4 Control knobs
5 Power indicator
6 Single cooking zone 1500 W
Electric cooking zones control knobs
minimum heat
off position
maximum heat
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
residue in the appliance. After that, operate the
appliance at minimum position for 20 min. During this period, an odour and smoke can occur.
This is normal. Make sure that the airflow is sufficient.
After this operation, clean the appliance with a
soft cloth soaked in warm water.
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
• The bottom of the cookware must be as
thick and flat as possible.
Warning! Pots must not enter the control
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 bottom of
pans must have the same dimensions
(or slightly larger) as solid hotplates. Do
not use smaller pans.
Examples of cooking applications
Use to:
Keeping warm
Gentle simmering
Frying / browning
Bringing to the boil
Bringing to the boil / quick frying /
Information on acrylamides
Important! According to the newest scientific
knowledge, if you brown food (specially the one
which contains starch), acrylamides can pose a
health risk. Thus, we recommend that you cook
at the lowest temperatures and do not brown
food too much.
Care and cleaning
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
For your safety, do not clean the appliance with
steam blasters or high-pressure cleaners.
The stainless steel can become tarnished if it is
too much heated. Refer to this you must not
cook with potstones, earthenware pans or cast
iron plates. Do not use aluminium foil to prevent
damage the top during operation.
Stainless steel parts wash with water, and then
dry with a soft cloth.
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, rub in a little
sewing machine oil now and again and
then polish off with absorbent paper.
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.
What to do if…
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.
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.
Labels supplied with the accessories bag
Stick the adhesive labels as indicated below:
03 IT
1 Stick it on Guarantee Card and send this
2 Stick it on Guarantee Card and keep this
3 Stick it on instruction booklet
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
available at Service Force Centre and approved
spare parts shops.
Technical data
Hob dimensions
Front left cooking zone
145 mm
1.5 kW
Front right cooking zone
145 mm
1.5 kW
Hob recess dimensions
Rear left cooking zone
180 mm
2.0 kW
560 mm
2.0 kW
480 mm
Rear right cooking zone
180 mm
594 mm
510 mm
Total rating
Hot plate rating
Electric supply
7.0 kW
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 materials as household waste at the waste disposal
facilities in your municipality.