Sharp JB940 Owner`s manual

Self-Cleaning Radiant
Ranges
GE Appliances
Owner’s Manual
JB940
JB960
GE Answer Center ® 800.626.2000
Part No. 164D3333P147
Pub. No. 49-8913-3
10-98 CG
Congratulations!
You Are Now Part of the GE Family.
Welcome to the GE family.
We’re proud of our quality
products and we are
committed to providing
dependable service. You’ll
see it in this easy-to-use
Owner’s Manual and you’ll
hear it in the friendly voices
of our customer service
department.
Best of all, you’ll experience
these values each time you
use your range. That’s
important, because your
new range will be part of
your family for many years.
And we hope you will be
part of ours for a long time
to come.
We thank you for buying
GE. We appreciate your
purchase and hope you
will continue to rely on us
whenever you need quality
appliances for your home.
Important!
Staple sales slip or cancelled
check here.
Proof of the original purchase date
is needed to obtain service under
the warranty.
Write the model and serial
numbers here.
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You can find them on a label behind
the range door or behind the storage
drawer.
Read this Manual
Inside you will find many
helpful hints on how to use and
maintain your range properly.
Just a little preventive care on
your part can save you a great
deal of time and money over the
life of your range.
Review the Section on
Troubleshooting Tips
Using the Surface Units . . .13, 14
Using the Oven . . . . . . . . .16–33
Using the Clock and Timer . . . .25
Timed Baking and Roasting .26, 27
Oven Thermostat . . . . . . . . . . .37
Care and Cleaning . . . . . . .41–47
Installation Instructions
Before You Begin . . . . . . . . . . .48
Prepare the Opening . . . . . . . .49
Flooring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
Electrical Connection . . . . .50–55
Anti-Tip Bracket . . . . . . . . . . . .56
Leveling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56
Troubleshooting Tips
Before You
Call For Service . . . . . . . . .57–62
If You Need Service
Customer Service
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63
Service Telephone
Numbers . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover
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Customer Service
If you do need service, you can
relax knowing help is only a
phone call away. A list of toll-free
customer service numbers is
included in the back section.
Or you can always call the
GE Answer Center® at
800.626.2000, 24 hours a day,
7 days a week.
Troubleshooting Tips
You’ll find many answers to
common problems here.
If you review our chart of
Troubleshooting Tips first,
you may not need to call for
service at all.
Operating Instructions
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Ask any GE appliance owner and they will
tell you we stand behind our products with
unmatched quality service. However, did
you know that most questions result from
simple problems that you can easily fix
yourself in just a few minutes? This
Owner’s Manual can tell you how.
Safety Information
GE & You,
A Service Partnership.
Safety Information
Anti-Tip Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Safety Precautions . . . . . . . . .5–7
Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8, 9
Radiant Surface Units . . . .10–12
Safety Information
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
WARNING!
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
For your safety, the information in this manual must be
followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric
shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury,
or loss of life.
WARNING ANTI-TIP DEVICE
All ranges can tip and injury could result.
To prevent accidental tipping of the range, attach it to the
wall and floor by installing the Anti-Tip device supplied.
To check if the device is installed and engaged properly,
remove the kick panel or storage drawer and inspect the
rear leveling leg. Make sure it fits securely into the slot.
If you pull the range out from the wall for any reason,
make sure the device is properly engaged when you
push the range back against the wall. If it is not, there is
a possible risk of the range tipping over and causing
injury if you or a child stand, sit or lean on an open
door.
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Please refer to the Anti-Tip device information in this
manual. Failure to take this precaution could result in
tipping of the range and injury.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE
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The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement
Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of
substances known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects
or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to
warn customers of potential exposure to such substances.
The fiberglass insulation in self-clean ovens gives off a very
small amount of carbon monoxide during the cleaning cycle.
Exposure can be minimized by venting with an open window
or using a ventilation fan or hood.
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Fluorescent light bulbs contain mercury. If your model has a
surface light, you must recycle the fluorescent light bulb
according to local, state and federal codes.
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions
should be followed, including the following:
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■ Do not allow anyone
to climb, stand or hang
on the door, storage
drawer or cooktop.
They could damage the
range and even tip it
over, causing severe
personal injury.
■ Do not store flammable
materials in an oven or
near the cooktop.
■ CAUTION: Items of
interest to children
should not be stored in
cabinets above a range
or on the backsplash
of a range—children
climbing on the range
to reach items could be
seriously injured.
■ Never wear loose-fitting
or hanging garments
while using the
appliance. Be careful
when reaching for
items stored over the
range. Flammable
material could be
ignited if brought in
contact with hot surface
units or heating
elements and may
cause severe burns.
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Troubleshooting Tips
■ Be sure your appliance
is properly installed
and grounded by a
qualified technician in
accordance with the
provided installation
instructions.
■ Do not attempt to
repair or replace any
part of your range
unless it is specifically
recommended in this
manual. All other
servicing should be
referred to a qualified
technician.
■ Before performing any
service, disconnect the
range power supply at
the household
distribution panel by
removing the fuse or
switching off the circuit
breaker.
■ Do not leave children
alone—children should
not be left alone or
unattended in an area
where an appliance is
in use. They should
never be allowed to sit
or stand on any part of
the appliance.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Safety Information
Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as
described in this Owner’s Manual.
Safety Information
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
WARNING!
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
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Troubleshooting Tips
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
■ Use only dry pot
holders—moist or damp
pot holders on hot
surfaces may result in
burns from steam. Do
not let pot holders
touch hot surface units
or heating elements.
Do not use a towel or
other bulky cloth.
■ For your safety, never
use your appliance
for warming or heating
the room.
■ Do not store or use
combustible materials,
gasoline or other
flammable vapors and
liquids in the vicinity
of this or any other
appliance.
■ Keep the hood and
grease filters clean
to maintain good
venting and to avoid
grease fires.
■ Do not let cooking
grease or other
flammable materials
accumulate in or near
the range.
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■ Do not use water on
grease fires. Never pick
up a flaming pan. Turn
the controls off.
Smother a flaming pan
on a surface unit by
covering the pan
completely with a wellfitting lid, cookie sheet
or flat tray. Use a multipurpose dry chemical
or foam-type fire
extinguisher.
Flaming grease outside
a pan can be put out by
covering it with baking
soda or, if available, by
using a multi-purpose
dry chemical or foamtype fire extinguisher.
Flame in the oven can
be smothered
completely by closing
the oven door and
turning the oven off or
by using a multipurpose dry chemical
or foam-type fire
extinguisher.
Safety Information
Potentially hot surfaces
include the cooktop,
areas facing the
cooktop, oven vent
opening, surfaces near
the opening, crevices
around the oven door
and metal trim parts
above the door.
REMEMBER : The inside
surface of the oven may
be hot when the door is
opened.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
■ Do not touch the surface
units, the heating
elements or the interior
surface of the oven.
These surfaces may be
hot enough to burn
even though they are
dark in color. During
and after use, do not
touch, or let clothing or
other flammable
materials contact, the
surface units, areas
nearby the surface units
or any interior area of
the oven; allow sufficient
time for cooling first.
COOK MEAT AND POULTRY
THOROUGHLY…
Troubleshooting Tips
Cook meat and poultry thoroughly—meat to at least INTERNAL
160°F. and poultry to at least INTERNAL 180°F. Cooking to these
internal temperatures usually protects against foodborne illness.
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Safety Information
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
WARNING!
OVEN
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Troubleshooting Tips
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
■ Stand away from the
range when opening
the oven door. Hot
air or steam which
escapes can cause
burns to hands, face
and/or eyes.
■ Do not heat unopened
food containers.
Pressure could build up
and the container could
burst, causing an injury.
■ Keep the oven vent
unobstructed.
■ Keep the oven free
from grease buildup.
■ Place the oven shelf in
the desired position
while the oven is cool.
If shelves must be
handled when hot,
do not let pot holder
contact the heating
elements.
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■ Pulling out the shelf
to the stop-lock is a
convenience in lifting
heavy foods. It is also
a precaution against
burns from touching
hot surfaces of the
door or oven walls.
■ When using cooking
or roasting bags in
the oven, follow the
manufacturer’s
directions.
■ Do not use the oven
to dry newspapers. If
overheated, they can
catch on fire.
■ Do not use the oven
for a storage area.
Items stored in an
oven can ignite.
■ Do not leave paper
products, cooking
utensils or food in the
oven when not in use.
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SELF-CLEANING OVEN
■ Before self-cleaning
the oven, remove the
broiler pan, grid and
other cookware.
■ Be sure to wipe up
excess spillage before
starting the selfcleaning operation.
■ If the self-cleaning
mode malfunctions,
turn the oven off
and disconnect the
power supply. Have
it serviced by a
qualified technician.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Troubleshooting Tips
■ Do not clean the door
gasket. The door gasket
is essential for a good
seal. Care should be
taken not to rub,
damage or move
the gasket.
■ Clean only parts listed
in this Owner’s Manual.
■ Do not use oven
cleaners. No
commercial oven
cleaner or oven liner
protective coating of
any kind should be
used in or around any
part of the oven.
Residue from oven
cleaners will damage
the inside of the oven
when the self-clean
cycle is used.
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Safety Information
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
WARNING!
RADIANT SURFACE UNITS
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Use proper pan size—select cookware having flat bottoms
large enough to cover the surface unit heating element. The
use of undersized cookware will expose a portion of the
surface unit to direct contact and may result in ignition of
clothing. Proper relationship of cookware to surface unit will
also improve efficiency.
■ Never leave the surface
units unattended at
high heat settings.
Boilovers cause
smoking and greasy
spillovers that may
catch on fire.
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■ Avoid scratching the
glass cooktop. The
cooktop can be
scratched with items
such as sharp
instruments, rings or
other jewelry and rivets
on clothing.
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■ To minimize the
possibility of burns,
ignition of flammable
materials and spillage,
the handle of a
container should be
turned toward the
center of the range
without extending over
nearby surface units.
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■ Do not operate the
radiant surface units if
the glass is broken.
Spillovers or cleaning
solution may penetrate
a broken cooktop and
create a risk of electrical
shock. Contact a
qualified technician
immediately should
your glass cooktop
become broken.
■ Never use the glass
cooktop surface as a
cutting board.
■ Do not place or store
items that can melt or
catch fire on the glass
cooktop, even when it is
not being used.
■ Be careful when placing
spoons or other stirring
utensils on glass
cooktop surface when
it is in use. They may
become hot and could
cause burns.
■ Always heat fat slowly,
and watch as it heats.
■ Use a deep fat
thermometer whenever
possible to prevent
overheating fat beyond
the smoking point.
■ When flaming foods
under the hood, turn
the fan on.
■ Keep an eye on foods
being fried at high
or medium high
heat settings.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
■ If a combination of oils
or fats will be used in
frying, stir together
before heating, or as
fats melt slowly.
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■ Use little fat for
effective shallow or
deep fat frying. Filling
the pan too full of fat
can cause spillovers
when food is added.
■ Foods for frying should
be as dry as possible.
Frost on frozen foods or
moisture on fresh foods
can cause hot fat to
bubble up and over the
sides of the pan.
■ Always turn the surface
units off before
removing cookware.
Troubleshooting Tips
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Safety Information
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
WARNING!
RADIANT SURFACE UNITS
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Use care when touching the cooktop. The glass surface
of the cooktop will retain heat after the controls have been
turned off.
■ Clean the cooktop with
caution. If a wet sponge
or cloth is used to wipe
spills on a hot surface
unit, be careful to avoid
steam burns. Some
cleaners can produce
noxious fumes if
applied to a hot surface.
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NOTE: We recommend
that you avoid wiping
any surface unit areas
until they have cooled
and the indicator light
has gone off. Sugar
spills are the exception
to this. Please see
Cleaning the glass
cooktop section.
■ When the cooktop is
cool, use only the
recommended cleaning
cream to clean the
cooktop.
■ To avoid possible
damage to the cooking
surface, do not apply
cleaning cream to
the glass surface
when it is hot.
■ After cleaning, use a
dry cloth or paper towel
to remove all cleaning
cream residue.
■ Read and follow all
instructions and
warnings on the
cleaning cream labels.
REMEMBER…
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Your continued health and safety are important to us.
Please read and follow this Safety Information carefully.
We want you to remain a happy and healthy part of our
GE family.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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How to Set
Push the knob in and turn in either direction to the
setting you want.
Be sure you turn the control knob to
OFF when you finish cooking.
Indicator Lights
A HOT COOKTOP indicator light will glow when any
radiant element is turned on, and will remain on until
the surface is cool enough to touch.
A surface unit ON indicator light will glow when any
surface unit is on.
NOTE: The surface unit ON indicator light may glow between the
surface control settings of LO and OFF, but there is no power to
the surface units.
About the radiant surface units…
SURFACE
COOKING
Always use cookware.
Always place the pan in the center of
the surface unit you are cooking on.
NOTE: A slight odor is normal when a new cooktop is used for the
first time. It is caused by the heating of new parts and insulating
materials and will disappear in a short time.
The surface unit will cycle on and off to maintain
your selected control setting.
It is safe to place hot cookware from the oven or
surface on the glass surface when the surface is cool.
Even after the surface units are turned off, the glass
cooktop retains enough heat to continue cooking.
To avoid over-cooking, remove pans from the surface
units when the food is cooked. Avoid placing
anything on the surface unit until it has cooled
completely.
■ Water stains (mineral deposits) are removable using the cleaning
cream or full strength white vinegar.
■ Use of window cleaner may leave an iridescent film on the
cooktop. The cleaning cream will remove this discoloration.
■ Don’t store heavy items above the cooktop. If they drop onto the
cooktop, they can cause damage.
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■ Do not use the surface as a cutting board.
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a smooth glass surface.
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Never cook directly
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At both OFF and HI the control clicks into position.
You may hear slight clicking sounds during cooking,
indicating the control is keeping the power level you set.
Safety Information
Using the surface units.
Safety Information
Using the surface units.
Using the Bridge Burner
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
To use the bridge burner, push in the left portion of
the BRIDGE BURNER switch next to the front burner
control knob.
Use the control knob for the front burner to heat the
front and middle section of the bridge burner.
The bridge burner switch is next to the
front burner control knob.
Use the rear control knob to heat the rear section of
the bridge burner.
To use only the front burner, push in the right portion
of the BRIDGE BURNER switch next to the front burner
control knob.
Dual Surface Unit Switch
To use the small (6 inch) surface unit, push in the
SMALL BURNER portion of the switch next to the
control knob.
9" 6"
To use the large (9 inch) surface unit, push in the
LARGE BURNER portion of the switch.
Troubleshooting Tips
The right front surface unit has
2 cooking sizes to select from so you
can match the size of the unit to the
size of the cookware you are using.
Temperature Limiter
Every radiant surface unit has a temperature limiter.
The temperature limiter protects the glass cooktop from getting
too hot.
The temperature limiter may cycle the units off for a time if:
■ The pan boils dry.
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■ The pan bottom is not flat.
■ The pan is off center.
■ There is no pan on the unit.
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Safety Information
Selecting types of cookware.
The following information will help you choose cookware which
will give good performance.
Do not slide cookware across the cooktop
because it can scratch the glass—the glass is
scratch resistant, not scratch proof.
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DRAGGING
Stainless Steel:
recommended
Aluminum:
Check pans for flat bottoms by
using a straight edge.
heavy weight recommended
Good conductivity. Aluminum residues sometimes
appear as scratches on the cooktop, but can be removed
if cleaned immediately. Because of its low melting point,
thin weight aluminum should not be used.
Copper Bottom:
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recommended
Copper may leave residues which can appear as
scratches. The residues can be removed, as long as the
cooktop is cleaned immediately. However, do not let
these pots boil dry. Overheated metal can bond to glass
cooktops. An overheated copper bottom pot will leave a
residue that will permanently stain the cooktop if not
removed immediately.
Porcelain Enamel Covered Cast Iron:
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Pans with rounded, curved, ridged
or warped bottoms are not
recommended.
recommended
As long as the cookware is covered completely with
porcelain enamel, this cookware is recommended.
Caution is recommended for cast iron cookware that is
not completely covered with smooth porcelain enamel,
as it may scratch the glass ceramic cooktop.
Glass-ceramic:
usable, but not recommended
Poor performance. May scratch the surface.
Stoneware:
usable, but not recommended
Poor performance. May scratch the surface.
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Safety Information
Using the oven controls.
Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
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Clock and Timer Features
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KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF Pad
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CLOCK Pad
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Press this pad to select the timer feature.
Press this pad before setting the clock.
DELAY START Pad
Use along with COOKING TIME or SELF CLEAN pads to set
the oven to start and stop automatically at a time you set.
COOKING TIME Pad
Press this pad and then press the number pads to set
the amount of time you want your food to cook. The
oven will shut off when the cooking time has run out.
Oven Control Settings
1
SELF CLEAN Pad
Press this pad to select the self-cleaning function. See
the Using the self-cleaning oven section.
NOTE: Do not lock the oven door with the latch during cooking. The latch is used
for self-cleaning only.
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Safety Information
Oven Control Settings
2
3
PROBE Pad
4
Number Pads
5
CLEAR/OFF Pad
7
OVEN LIGHT Pad
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Display
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Press this pad when using the probe to cook food.
START Pad
Must be pressed to start any cooking or cleaning
function.
Use to set any function requiring numbers such as the
time of day on the clock, the timer, the oven temperature,
the internal food temperature, the start time and length
of operation for timed baking and self-cleaning.
Press this pad to cancel ALL oven operations except the
clock and timer.
Press this pad to turn the oven light on or off.
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Shows the time of day, oven temperature, whether the
oven is in the bake, broil or self-cleaning mode and the
times set for the timer on automatic oven operations.
If “F–and a number” flash in the display and the oven control signals,
this indicates a function error code. If the function error code appears during
the self-cleaning function check the oven door latch—the latch handle may have
been moved, even if only slightly, from the latched position. Make sure the handle
is to the right as far as it will go. Press the CLEAR/OFF pad. Allow the oven to
cool for one hour. If the function error code repeats, disconnect the power to the
range and call for service.
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CONVECTION ROAST Pad
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BROIL HI/LO Pad
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Press this pad to select roasting with the convection
function.
Press this pad to select the broil function.
BAKE Pad
Press this pad to select the bake function.
CONVECTION BAKE Pad
Press this pad to select baking with the convection
function.
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Safety Information
Special features of your oven control.
Your new touch pad control has additional features that you may choose to
use. The following are the features and how you may activate them.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
The special feature modes can only be activated while the display is
showing the time of day clock. They remain in the control’s memory until
the steps are repeated.
When the display shows your choice press the START pad. The special
features will remain in memory after a power failure.
12 Hour Shut-Off
With this feature, should you forget and leave the oven on, the
control will automatically turn off the oven after 12 hours during
baking functions or after 3 hours during a broil function.
If you wish to turn off this feature, follow the
steps below.
1
Press the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same
time for 2 seconds until the display shows “SF.”
the DELAY START pad. The display will show
2 Press
“12 shdn” (12 hour shut-off). Press the DELAY START
pad again and the display will show “no shdn” (no
shut-off).
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the START pad to activate the no shut-off and
3 Press
leave the control set in this special features mode.
Fahrenheit or Centigrade Temperature Selection
Your oven control is set to use the Fahrenheit temperature
selections but you may change this to use the Centigrade selections.
1
Press the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same
time for 2 seconds until the display shows “SF.”
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the BROIL HI/LO pad. The display will show
2 Press
“F” (Fahrenheit).
Press the BROIL HI/LO pad again. The display will
3 show
“C” (Centigrade).
4 Press the START pad.
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Safety Information
Control Lockout
Your control will allow you to lock down the touch pads so they
cannot be activated when pressed.
Press the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same
time for 2 seconds until the display shows “SF.”
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1
Press the SELF CLEAN pad. The display will show
2 “LOC
OFF.”
Press the SELF CLEAN pad again. The display will
show “LOC ON.”
the START pad to activate the control lockout
3 Press
feature and leave the control set in this special
features mode.
When this feature is on and the touch pads are pressed
the control will beep and the display will show “LOC.”
NOTE: The control lockout mode will not affect the
clock, timer and oven light touch pads.
Tones at the End of a Timed Cycle
At the end of a timed cycle, 3 short beeps will sound followed by
one beep every 6 seconds, until the CLEAR/OFF pad is pressed.
This continuous 6 second beep may be canceled.
Troubleshooting Tips
To cancel the 6 second beep:
1
Press the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same
time for 2 seconds until the display shows “SF.”
Press the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad. The display
2 shows
“CON BEEP” (continuous beep). Press the
KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad again. The display
shows “BEEP.” (This cancels the one beep every
6 seconds.)
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3 Press the START pad.
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Safety Information
Special features of your oven control.
12 Hour, 24 Hour or Clock Black-Out
Your control is set to use a 12 hour clock.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
If you would prefer to have a 24 hour military time clock
or black-out the clock display, follow the steps below.
1
Press the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same
time for 2 seconds until the display shows “SF.”
the CLOCK pad once. The display will
2 Press
show “12 hr.”
Press the CLOCK pad again to change to the 24 hour
military time clock. The display will show “24 hr.”
Press the CLOCK pad again to black-out the clock
display. The display will show “OFF.”
the START pad to activate your choice and
3 Press
leave the control set in this special features mode.
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Troubleshooting Tips
NOTE: If the clock is in the black-out mode you will not be
able to use the Delay Start function.
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Safety Information
Cook and Hold
Your new control has a cook and hold feature that keeps cooked
foods warm for up to 3 hours after the cooking function is finished.
To activate this feature, follow the steps below.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
1
Press the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same
time for 2 seconds until the display shows “SF.”
the COOKING TIME pad. The display will
2 Press
show “Hld OFF.”
Press the COOKING TIME pad again to activate the
1 feature.
The display will show “Hld ON.”
the START pad to activate the cook and hold
3 Press
feature and leave the control set in this special
features mode.
Using Convection Conversion
By using the Convection Conversion feature you can automatically
convert the oven temperature from regular baking to Convection
Bake temperatures.
To convert the oven temperature for convection baking,
follow the steps below.
Press and hold the CONVECTION BAKE pad for
4 to 5 seconds.
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1
the number pads enter the temperature
2 Using
recommended in the recipe.
the START pad.
3 Press
The display shows the converted (reduced)
temperature. For example, if you entered a recipe
temperature of 350°F., the display will show 325°F.
when it is converted.
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4 Press the CLEAR/OFF pad when baking is finished.
NOTE: Conversion must be set each time you want to use it. It is
not held in memory.
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Safety Information
Using the oven.
To avoid possible burns, place the shelves in the desired position
before you turn the oven on.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Before you begin…
D
C
B
A
The shelves have stop-locks, so that when placed
correctly on the supports, they will stop before coming
completely out, and will not tilt.
When placing and removing cookware, pull the shelf
out to the bump on the shelf support.
To remove a shelf, pull it toward you, tilt the front end up
and pull it out.
The oven has 4 shelf positions.
To replace, place the end of the shelf (stop-locks) on the
support, tilt up the front and push the shelf in.
How to Set the Oven for Baking or Roasting
Troubleshooting Tips
C
B
A
1 Press the BAKE pad.
the number pads to set the desired
2 Press
temperature.
3 Press the START pad.
food for doneness at minimum time on
4 Check
recipe. Cook longer if necessary.
5 Press the CLEAR/OFF pad when cooking is complete.
NOTE: You may hear the oven clicking during baking. This is normal.
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Type of Food
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Shelf Position
Angel food cake and
frozen pies (on cookie sheet)
A
Bundt or pound cakes
B
Biscuits, muffins, brownies,
cookies, cupcakes,
layer cakes, pies
B or C
Casseroles
B or C
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Preheating and Pan Placement
Preheat the oven if the recipe calls for it. To preheat, set the oven
at the correct temperature. Preheating is necessary for good results
when baking cakes, cookies, pastry and breads.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Baking results will be better if baking pans are centered in the oven
as much as possible. Pans should not touch each other or the walls
of the oven. If you need to use two shelves, stagger the pans so one
is not directly above the other, and leave approximately 11⁄2″ from
the front of the pan to the front of the shelf.
Aluminum Foil
Never entirely cover a shelf with aluminum foil. This will
disturb the heat circulation and result in poor baking.
A smaller sheet of foil may be used to catch a spillover by
placing it on a lower shelf several inches below the food.
Aluminum foil may be used to
catch a spillover.
You can also use aluminum foil to line the broiler pan
and broiler grid. However, you must mold the foil
tightly to the grid and cut slits in it just like the grid.
Troubleshooting Tips
How to Set the Oven for Broiling
1
2 Follow suggested shelf positions in the Broiling guide.
3 Press the BROIL HI/LO pad once for HI Broil.
To change to LO Broil, press the BROIL HI/LO
pad again.
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Leave the door open to the broil stop
position. The door stays open by itself,
yet the proper temperature is
maintained in the oven.
Place the meat or fish on the broiler grid in the
broiler pan.
4 Press the START pad.
5 When broiling is finished, press the CLEAR/OFF pad.
NOTE: You may hear the oven clicking during broiling. This is normal.
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Broiling guide.
Food
Bacon
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Ground Beef
Well Done
Beef Steaks
Rare
Medium
Well Done
Troubleshooting Tips
Rare
Medium
Well Done
Chicken
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1/2 lb. (about
8 thin slices)
1 lb. (4 patties)
1/2 to 3/4″
thick
C
41⁄2
41⁄2
C
10
7
Space evenly.
Up to 8 patties take
about same time.
1″ thick
(1 to 11⁄2 lbs.)
C
C
C
6
8
12
5
6
11
11⁄2″ thick
(2 to 21⁄2 lbs.)
C
C
C
A
10
15
25
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7–8
14–16
20–25
10–15
Steaks less than 1″ thick
cook through before
browning. Pan frying is
recommended.
Slash fat.
1 whole
(2 to 21⁄2 lbs.),
split lengthwise
Lobster Tails
2–4
(6 to 8 oz.
each)
B
13–16
Do not
turn
over.
Fish
1-lb. fillets
1/4 to 1/2″
thick
C
5
5
Ham Slices
(precooked)
1″ thick
B
8
8
Pork Chops
Well Done
2 (1/2″ thick)
2 (1″ thick),
about 1 lb.
C
B
10
13
10
13
2 (1″ thick),
about 10 to 12 oz.
2 (11⁄2″ thick),
about 1 lb.
C
C
C
B
10
12
14
17
9
10
12
12–14
Lamb Chops
Medium
Well Done
Medium
Well Done
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Quantity and/ Shelf
First Side Second Side
or Thickness Position Time (min.) Time (min.) Comments
Arrange in single layer.
Reduce time about 5 to 10
minutes per side for cut-up
chicken. Brush each side
with melted butter. Broil
skin-side-down first.
Cut through back of shell.
Spread open. Brush with
melted butter before
broiling and after half
of broiling time.
Handle and turn very carefully.
Brush with lemon butter
before and during cooking,
if desired. Preheat broiler
to increase browning.
Increase time 5 to 10
minutes per side for 11⁄2″
thick or home cured ham.
Slash fat.
Slash fat.
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Using the clock and timer.
The clock must be set for the automatic oven timing
functions to work properly. The time of day cannot be
changed during a timed baking or self-cleaning cycle.
To Set the Clock:
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Make sure the clock is set to the
correct time of day.
1 Press the CLOCK pad.
2 Press the number pads.
3 Press the START pad.
To Set the Timer:
The timer is a minute timer only.
The timer does not control oven
operations. The maximum setting on
the timer is 9 hours and 59 minutes.
1 Press the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad.
Press the number pads until the amount of time
2 you
want shows in the display. For example, to set
2 hours and 45 minutes, touch 2, 4 and 5 in that
order. If you make a mistake press the KITCHEN
TIMER ON/OFF pad and begin again.
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3 Press the START pad.
When the time is up, the oven control signals until
4 you
press the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad.
To Reset the Timer:
If the display is still showing the time remaining, you
may change it by pressing the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF
pad, then press the number pads until the time you
want appears in the display.
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If the remaining time is not in the display (clock, delay
start or cooking time are in the display), recall the
remaining time by pressing the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF
pad and then pressing the number pads to enter the
new time you want.
To Cancel the Timer:
Press the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad twice.
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Safety Information
Using the timed baking and roasting features.
Do not latch the oven door during timed cooking. The latch is used
for self-cleaning only.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
NOTE: Foods that spoil easily, such as milk, eggs, fish, stuffings, poultry and pork, should not be
allowed to sit for more than 1 hour before or after cooking. Room temperature promotes the growth
of harmful bacteria. Be sure that the oven light is off because heat from the bulb will speed harmful
bacteria growth.
How to Set an Immediate Start and
Automatic Stop
Make sure the oven clock shows the correct time of day.
1 Press the BAKE pad.
the number pads, enter the desired
2 Using
temperature.
3 Press the COOKING TIME pad.
the number pads, enter the desired baking
4 Using
time. The oven temperature and the cooking time
that you entered will be displayed.
5 Press the START pad.
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The word ON and 100° will be displayed. The cook
time will begin to count down. As the oven heats up,
the display will show the changing temperature.
When the oven reaches the temperature you set,
3 beeps will sound.
At the end of timed baking, the oven will turn off.
The end of cycle tone will sound.
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Press the CLEAR/OFF pad to clear the display.
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Safety Information
How to Set a Delay Start and Automatic Stop
Make sure the oven clock shows the correct time of day.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
1 Press the BAKE pad.
the number pads, enter the desired
2 Using
temperature.
3 Press the COOKING TIME pad.
the number pads, enter the desired
4 Using
baking time.
5 Press the DELAY START pad.
the number pads, enter the time of day you
6 Using
want the oven to turn on and start cooking.
7 Press the START pad.
If you would like to check the times you have set press
the DELAY START pad to check the start time you have
set or press the COOKING TIME pad to check the length
of cooking time you have set.
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The oven will turn on automatically. The word ON
and 100° will be displayed. The cook time will begin to
count down.
As the oven heats up, the display will show the changing
temperature. The oven will cook for the programmed
cooking time and shut off automatically.
At the end of timed baking, the oven will turn off.
The end of cycle tone will sound.
Press the CLEAR/OFF pad to clear the display.
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Safety Information
Using the probe.
The probe is designed for use in high temperatures. Use
of probes other than the one provided with this product
may result in damage to the probe.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Never leave your probe inside the oven during a self-cleaning cycle.
Probe
Plug
The temperature probe has a skewerlike probe at one end and a plug at
the other end that goes into the outlet
in the oven.
Cable
Handles
Use the handles
of the probe and
plug when
inserting and
removing them
from the meat
and outlet.
■ To avoid damaging your probe, do not use tongs to pull on the
cable when removing it.
■ To avoid breaking the probe, make sure food is completely
defrosted before inserting.
■ To prevent possible burns, do not unplug the probe from the
outlet until the oven has cooled.
Do not store the probe in the oven.
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After preparing the meat and placing it on a trivet or on
the broiler pan grid, follow these directions for proper
probe placement.
1
Lay the probe on the outside of the meat along the
top or side and mark with your finger where the
edge of the meat comes to on the probe. The point
should rest in the center of the thickest meaty part
of the roast.
the probe completely into the meat. It should
2 Insert
not touch the bone, fat or gristle.
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For roasts with no bone, insert the probe into the
meatiest part of the roast. For bone-in ham or lamb,
insert the probe into the center of the lowest large
muscle or joint.
Insert the probe into the center of dishes such as meat
loaf or casseroles. When cooking fish, insert the probe
from just above the gill into the meatiest area, parallel to
the backbone.
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Insert the probe into the meatiest part of the inner thigh
from below and parallel to the leg of a whole turkey.
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For many foods, especially roasts and poultry, internal food temperature is
the best test for doneness. The temperature probe takes the guesswork out
of roasting by cooking foods to the exact doneness you want.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
How to set the oven for roasting when
using the probe.
1 Insert the probe into the meat.
the probe into the outlet in the oven.
2 Plug
Make sure it’s pushed all the way in. Close
3
the oven door.
Press the PROBE pad.
The display will flash PROBE and the oven control will signal
if the probe is inserted into the outlet, but the oven is not
programmed for the probe.
the number pads to set the desired internal
4 Press
food or meat temperature.
5 Press the BAKE pad.
the number pads to set the desired oven
6 Press
temperature.
7 Press the START pad.
Troubleshooting Tips
When the oven starts to heat, the words BAKE ON will be
in the display. The word LO will replace the roasting
temperature in the display.
After the internal temperature of the meat reaches
100°F., the changing internal temperature will be
shown in the display.
the internal temperature of the meat reaches
8 When
the number you have set, the probe and the oven
To change the oven temperature during the Roast
cycle, press the BAKE pad and then the number pads
to set the new temperature.
■ If the probe is removed from the food before the final
temperature is reached, a tone will sound and the display
will flash until the probe is removed from the oven.
■ You can use the timer even though you cannot use
timed oven operations.
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turn off and the oven control signals. To stop the
signal, press the CLEAR/OFF pad. Use hot pads to
remove the probe from the food. Do not use tongs
to pull on it—they might damage it.
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Safety Information
Using the convection oven.
The convection oven fan shuts off when the oven door is opened.
DO NOT leave the door open for long periods of time while using convection
cooking or you may shorten the life of the convection heating element.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
To help you understand the difference between
convection bake and roast and traditional bake and
roast, here are some general guidelines.
Convection Bake
In a convection oven, a fan circulates
hot air over, under and around the
food. This circulating hot air is evenly
distributed throughout the oven cavity.
As a result, foods are evenly cooked
and browned—often in less time with
convection heat.
■ Ideal for evenly browned baked foods cooked on all 3 shelves.
■ Good for large quantities of baked foods.
■ Good results with cookies, biscuits, muffins, brownies, cupcakes,
cream puffs, sweet rolls, angel food cake and bread.
Heat comes from the heating element in the rear of the
oven. The convection fan circulates the heated air
evenly, over and around the food. Preheating is not
necessary with foods having a bake time of over 15
minutes.
Convection Roast
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■ Good for large tender cuts of meat, uncovered.
Heat comes from the top heating element. The
convection fan circulates the heated air evenly over and
around the food. Meat and poultry are browned on all
sides as if they were cooked on a rotisserie. Using the
roasting rack provided, heated air will be circulated
over, under and around the food being roasted. The
heated air seals in juices quickly for a moist and tender
product while, at the same time, creating a rich golden
brown exterior.
Roasts or poultry should be cooked on the lowest
shelf position (A) on a shelf.
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When you are convection roasting it is important that
you use the broiler pan and grid and the special roasting
rack for best convection roasting results. The pan is used
to catch grease spills and the grid is used to prevent
grease spatters. Place the meat on the special roasting
rack. The rack holds the meat. The rack allows the
heated air to circulate under the meat and increase
browning on the underside of the meat or poultry.
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■ Place the shelf in the lowest shelf position (A).
■ Place the grid on the broiler pan and put the roasting
rack over them making sure the posts on the roasting
rack fit into the holes in the broiler pan.
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Adapting Recipes…
You can use your favorite recipes in the convection oven. Recipe
conversion is as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
1 When roasting, reduce normal roasting time by 25%.
2 When baking, reduce baking temperature by 25°F.
3 No need to preheat when cooking longer than 15 minutes.
■ For more information on adapting recipes, see the
Convection Cookbook.
■ Use pan size recommended.
■ Some package instructions for frozen casseroles or main
dishes have been developed using commercial convection
ovens. For best results in this oven, preheat the oven and
use the temperature on the package.
Cookware for Convection Cooking
Before using your convection oven, check to see if your cookware
leaves room for air circulation in the oven. If you are baking with
several pans, leave space between them. Also, be sure the pans do
not touch each other or the walls of the oven.
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Paper and Plastic
Heat-resistant paper and plastic containers that are recommended
for use in regular ovens can be used in convection ovens.
Plastic cookware that is heat-resistant to temperatures of 400°F.
can also be used.
Metal and Glass
Any type of cookware will work in your convection oven.
However, metal pans heat the fastest and are recommended
for convection baking.
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■ Darkened or matte-finished pans will bake faster than shiny pans.
■ Glass or ceramic pans cook more slowly.
When baking cookies, you will get the best results if you use a flat
cookie sheet instead of a pan with low sides.
For recipes like oven-baked chicken, use a pan with low sides. Hot
air cannot circulate well around food in a pan with high sides.
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Safety Information
Using the convection oven.
Do not lock the oven door with the door latch during convection cooking.
The latch is used for self-cleaning only.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
How to Set the Oven for Convection
Baking or Roasting
1
Press the CONVECTION BAKE or CONVECTION
ROAST pad.
2
Press the number pads to set the desired
oven temperature.
3
Press the START pad.
To change the oven temperature, press the CONVECTION
BAKE or CONVECTION ROAST pad and then the number
pads to set the new temperature.
When the oven starts to heat the changing temperature,
starting at 100° F., will be displayed. When the oven
reaches the temperature you set, 3 beeps will sound.
4
Press the CLEAR/OFF pad when finished.
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NOTE:
■ You will hear a fan while cooking with convection. The fan will
stop when the door is opened but the heat will not turn off.
■ You may hear the oven clicking during baking. This is normal.
Multi-Shelf Baking
D
B
A
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When convection baking with only
1 shelf, follow the shelf positions
recommended in the Using the oven
section.
Because heated air is circulated evenly throughout
the oven, foods can be baked with excellent results on
2 or 3 shelves at a time. Multi-shelf baking may increase
cook times slightly for some foods but the overall result
is time saved. Cookies, muffins, biscuits, and other
quickbreads give very good results with multi-shelf
baking.
When baking on 3 shelves, divide the oven into thirds by
placing the offset shelf in the second (B) shelf position
and the straight shelves in first (A) and fourth (D) shelf
position.
For 2-shelf baking, place the straight shelves in the A
and C positions.
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Safety Information
How to Set the Oven for Convection Roasting
when Using the Probe
Do not lock the oven door with the latch during convection roasting.
The latch is used for self-cleaning only.
The display will flash PROBE and the oven control will
signal if the probe is inserted into the outlet, and you
have not set a probe temperature and pressed the
START pad.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
For best results when roasting large
turkeys and roasts, we recommend
using the probe included in the
convection oven.
the shelf in the lowest position (A). Insert the
1 Place
probe into the meat.
the probe into the outlet on the oven wall. Make
2 Plug
sure it is pushed all the way in. Close the oven door.
3 Press the PROBE pad.
the number pads to set the desired internal
4 Press
probe temperature.
5 Press the CONVECTION ROAST pad.
the number pads to set the desired oven
6 Press
temperature.
7 Press the START pad.
To change the oven temperature
during the Convection Roast cycle,
press the CONVECTION ROAST pad
and then press the number pads to
set the new desired temperature.
Troubleshooting Tips
When the oven starts to heat, the words CONV ON
will be in the display. The word LO will replace the
roasting temperature in the display. After the internal
temperature of the meat reaches 100°F., the changing
internal temperature will be shown in the display.
the internal temperature of the meat reaches
8 When
the number you have set, the probe and the oven
turn off and the oven control signals. To stop the
signal, press the CLEAR/OFF pad. Use hot pads to
remove the probe from the food. Do not use tongs
to pull on it—they might damage it.
CAUTION: To prevent possible burns, do not unplug the
probe from the oven outlet until the oven has cooled.
Do not store the probe in the oven.
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NOTE:
■ If the probe is removed from the food before the final
temperature is reached, a tone will sound and the display
will flash until the probe is removed from the oven.
■ You will hear a fan while cooking with this feature. The fan will
stop when the door is opened but the heat will not turn off.
■ You can use the timer even though you cannot use
timed oven operations.
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Convection roasting guide.
Meats
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Beef
Pork
Ham
Lamb
Seafood
Troubleshooting Tips
Poultry
Minutes/Lb.
Oven Temp.
Internal Temp.
20–24
24–28
28–32
10–14
14–18
35–45
325°F.
325°F.
325°F.
325°F.
325°F.
300°F.
140°F.†
160°F.
170°F.
140°F.†
160°F.
170°F.
23–27
325°F.
170°F.
2 chops
4 chops
6 chops
30–35 total
35–40 total
40–45 total
14–18
325°F.
325°F.
325°F.
325°F.
170°F.
170°F.
170°F.
140°F.
Medium
Well
17–20
20–24
30–40 total
325°F.
325°F.
400°F.
160°F.
170°F.
20–25 total
350°F.
24–26
350°F.
180°–185°F.
50–55 total
55–60 total
350°F.
350°F.
180°–185°F.
180°–185°F.
Duckling (4 to 5 lbs.)
24–26
325°F.
180°–185°F.
Turkey, whole*
Unstuffed (10 to 16 lbs.)
Unstuffed (18 to 24 lbs.)
8–11
7–10
325°F.
325°F.
180°–185°F.
180°–185°F.
Turkey Breast (4 to 6 lbs.)
16–19
325°F.
170°F.
Rib, Boneless Rib,
Top Sirloin
(3 to 5 lbs.)
Beef Tenderloin
Pot Roast
Chuck, Rump
(21⁄2 to 3 lbs.)
Bone-in, Boneless
(3 to 5 lbs.)
Chops
(1/2 to
1″ thick)
Canned, Butt,
Shank (3 to 5 lbs.
fully cooked)
Bone-in, Boneless
(3 to 5 lbs.)
Fish, whole
(3 to 5 lbs.)
Lobster Tails
(6 to 8 oz. each)
Whole Chicken
(21⁄2 to 31⁄2 lbs.)
Cornish Hens
Unstuffed (1 to 11⁄2 lbs.)
Stuffed (1 to 11⁄2 lbs.)
Rare
Medium
Well
Rare
Medium
* Stuffed birds generally require 30–45 minutes additional roasting time. Shield legs and breast with foil to
prevent over-browning and drying of skin.
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† The U.S. Department of Agriculture says “Rare beef is popular, but you should know that cooking it to only
140°F. means some food poisoning organisms may survive.” (Source: Safe Food Book. Your Kitchen Guide.
USDA Rev. June 1985.)
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Safety Information
Using the timed features for convection baking.
Do not lock the oven door with the latch during timed cooking. The latch is
used for self-cleaning only.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
NOTE: Foods that spoil easily, such as milk, eggs, fish, stuffings, poultry and pork, should not be
allowed to sit for more than 1 hour before or after cooking. Room temperature promotes the growth
of harmful bacteria. Be sure that the oven light is off because heat from the bulb will speed harmful
bacteria growth.
The oven will turn on immediately and cook for a
selected length of time. At the end of the cooking time
the oven will turn off automatically.
Make sure the oven clock shows the correct time of day.
1 Press the CONVECTION BAKE pad.
the number pads to set the desired oven
2 Press
temperature.
3 Press the COOKING TIME pad.
the number pads to set the desired length of
4 Press
cooking time. The minimum cooking time you can
set is 1 minute.
The oven temperature that you set and the cooking time
that you entered will be in the display.
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5 Press the START pad.
When the oven starts to heat, the word ON and the
changing temperature, starting at 100° F., will be
displayed. When the oven reaches the temperature you
set, 3 beeps will sound. The oven will continue to cook
for the programmed amount of time, then shut off
automatically.
Timed Convection Bake the oven will
6 Atturntheoff.endTheofend
of cycle tone will sound. Press the
CLEAR/OFF pad to clear the display if necessary.
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the food from the oven. Remember, foods
7 Remove
that are left in the oven continue cooking after the
controls are off.
NOTE: You will hear a fan while cooking with this feature. The fan
will stop when the door is opened but the heat will not turn off.
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Safety Information
Using the timed features for convection baking.
Do not lock the oven door with the latch during timed cooking. The latch is
used for self-cleaning only.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
NOTE: Foods that spoil easily, such as milk, eggs, fish, stuffings, poultry and pork, should not be
allowed to sit for more than 1 hour before or after cooking. Room temperature promotes the growth
of harmful bacteria. Be sure that the oven light is off because heat from the bulb will speed harmful
bacteria growth.
You can set the oven control to delay-start the oven, cook for a
specific length of time and then turn off automatically.
1 Press the CONVECTION BAKE pad.
the number pads to set the desired oven
2 Press
temperature.
3 Press the COOKING TIME pad.
the number pads to set the desired
4 Press
cooking time.
5 Press the DELAY START pad.
the number pads to set the time of day you
6 Press
want the oven to turn on and start cooking.
Troubleshooting Tips
If you would like to check the times you have set, press
the DELAY START pad to check the start time you have
set or press the COOKING TIME pad to check the length
of cooking time you have set.
7 Press the START pad.
The oven will turn on automatically. When the oven
starts to heat, the word ON and the changing oven
temperature, starting at 100° F., will be displayed. The
oven will continue to cook for the programmed time
and shut off automatically.
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At the end of Timed Convection Bake the oven will turn
off. The end of cycle tone will sound.
the CLEAR/OFF pad to clear the display if
8 Press
necessary. When baking is finished, remove the
food from the oven. Remember, even though the
oven shuts off automatically, foods continue
cooking after the controls are off.
NOTE : You will hear a fan while cooking with this feature. The fan
will stop when the door is opened but the heat will not turn off.
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You may find that your new oven cooks differently than the one it replaced.
Use your new oven for a few weeks to become more familiar with it. If you
still think your new oven is too hot or too cold, you can adjust the thermostat
yourself.
NOTE: This adjustment will not affect the broiling or the self-cleaning temperatures.
The adjustment will be retained in memory after a power failure.
To Adjust the Thermostat
1
Press the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same
time for 2 seconds until the display shows “SF.”
Press the BAKE pad. A two digit number shows in
2 the
display. Press BAKE once to decrease (-) the
oven temperature, or twice to increase (+).
oven temperature can be adjusted up to (+)
3 The
35°F. hotter or (-) 35°F. cooler. Press the number
pads the same way you read them. For example, to
change the oven temperature 15°F., press 1 and 5.
When you have made the adjustment, press the
4 START
pad to go back to the time of day display.
NOTE : The thermostat adjustment for Baking will also affect
Convection Baking or Convection Roasting.
The type of margarine will affect
baking performance!
Recipe failure can result if cakes, pies, pastries, cookies or candies are made with low fat spreads. The
lower the fat content of a spread product, the more noticeable these differences become.
Federal standards require products labeled “margarine” to contain at least 80% fat by
weight. Low fat spreads, on the other hand, contain less fat and more water. The high
moisture content of these spreads affect the texture and flavor of baked goods. For
best results with your old favorite recipes, use margarine, butter or stick spreads
containing at least 70% vegetable oil.
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Most recipes for baking have been developed using high fat products such
as butter or margarine (80% fat). If you decrease the fat, the recipe may not
give the same results as with a higher fat product.
Troubleshooting Tips
Use your oven as you would normally.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Do not use thermometers, such as those found in grocery stores, to check the temperature setting of
your oven. These thermometers may vary 20–40 degrees.
Safety Information
Adjust the oven thermostat—Do it yourself!
Safety Information
Using the self-cleaning oven.
Never force the latch handle. Forcing the handle will damage the door
lock mechanism.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Before a Clean Cycle
The range must be completely cool in order to set the
self-clean cycle.
We recommend venting with an open window or using a
ventilation fan or hood during the first self-clean cycle.
Wipe up heavy soil on the oven
bottom.
Remove all cookware and any aluminum foil from
the oven.
The oven shelves can be self-cleaned, but they will
darken, lose their luster and become hard to slide.
Do not use abrasives or oven cleaners. Clean the top,
sides and outside of the oven door with soap and water.
The enamel grid and broiler pan may be cleaned in the
self-cleaning oven. However, to help prevent heavy
smoke caused by self-cleaning the greasy soil in the pan,
you must first clean off the excess grease.
Troubleshooting Tips
Make sure the oven light bulb cover is in place and the
oven light is off.
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IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely
sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning
cycle of any range. Move birds to another well ventilated
room.
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Safety Information
Never force the latch handle. Forcing the handle will damage the door
lock mechanism.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
How to Set the Oven for Cleaning
1 Latch the door.
2 Press the SELF CLEAN pad.
the number pads, enter the desired clean
3 Using
time, if a time other than 4 hours, 20 mintues
is needed.
Clean cycle time is normally 4 hours, 20 minutes. You
can change the clean time to any time between 3 hours
and 5 hours, depending on how dirty your oven is.
4 Press the START pad.
The self-clean cycle will automatically begin after CLEAN
is displayed and the time for the clean cycle is set. The
words ON and LOCKED DOOR will appear in the display.
It will not be possible to open the oven door until the
temperature drops below the lock temperature and the
LOCKED DOOR light goes off.
Troubleshooting Tips
When the LOCKED DOOR light is off, slide the latch
handle to the left as far as it will go and open the door.
■ The words LOCK DOOR will flash and the oven control
will signal if you set the clean cycle and forget to close
the oven door.
■ To stop a clean cycle, press the CLEAR/OFF pad.
When the LOCKED DOOR light goes off and the
oven has cooled below the locking temperature,
open the door.
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Safety Information
Using the self-cleaning oven.
How to Delay the Start of Cleaning
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
1 Latch the door.
2 Press the SELF CLEAN pad.
the number pads, enter the desired
3 Using
clean time.
Press the DELAY START pad. The earliest start time
4 you
can set will appear in the display.
the number pads, enter the time of day you
5 Using
want the clean cycle to start.
6 Press the START pad.
The self-clean cycle will automatically begin after CLEAN
is displayed and the time for the clean cycle is reached.
The words ON and LOCKED DOOR will appear in the
display. It will not be possible to open the oven door
until the temperature drops below the lock temperature
and the LOCKED DOOR light goes off.
When the LOCKED DOOR light is off, slide the latch
handle to the left as far as it will go and open the door.
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After a Clean Cycle
You may notice some white ash in the oven. Wipe it up with a damp
cloth after the oven cools.
If white spots remain, remove them with a soap-filled steel wool pad and rinse
thoroughly with a vinegar and water mixture.
These deposits are usually a salt residue that cannot be removed by
the clean cycle.
If the oven is not clean after one clean cycle, repeat the cycle.
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■ You cannot set the oven for cooking until the oven is cool
enough for the door to be unlatched.
■ While the oven is self-cleaning, you can press the CLOCK pad to
display the time of day. To return to the clean countdown, press
the COOKING TIME pad.
■ If the shelves become hard to slide, wipe the shelf supports
with cooking oil.
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Care and cleaning of the range.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
If your range is removed for cleaning, servicing
or any reason, be sure the anti-tip device is
re-engaged properly when the range is replaced.
Failure to take this precaution could result in
tipping of the range and cause injury.
Control Panel and Knobs
Clean up spatters with a damp cloth. Remove heavier
soil with warm, soapy water.
Do not use abrasives of any kind on the control panel.
Pull the knob straight off the stem.
The control knobs may be removed for easier cleaning.
To remove a knob, pull it straight off the stem. Wash the
knobs in soap and water but do not soak.
Oven Vent
The oven is vented through an opening at the rear of
the cooktop.
Never cover the opening with aluminum foil or any other material.
Troubleshooting Tips
Oven vent location
Painted Surfaces
Painted surfaces include the sides and the drawer front.
Clean these with soap and water or a vinegar and water solution.
Do not use commercial oven cleaners, cleaning powders, steel wool
or harsh abrasives on any painted surface.
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Safety Information
Care and cleaning of the range.
Lift-Off Oven Door
The oven door is removable for cleaning.
Do not lift the door by the handle.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
To remove the door, open it to the special stop position.
Grasp firmly on each side and lift the door straight up
and off the hinges.
Do not place hands between the hinge and the oven door frame.
Lift the door straight up and off the
hinges.
To replace the door, make sure the hinges are in the
special stop position. Position the slots in the bottom of
the door squarely over the hinges and slowly lower it
over both hinges.
To clean the inside of the door:
■ Because the area inside the gasket is cleaned
during the self-clean cycle, you do not need to
clean this by hand.
The gasket is designed with a gap at
the bottom to allow for proper air
circulation.
■ The area outside the gasket and the front frame can
be cleaned with a soap-filled scouring pad, hot water
and detergent. Rinse well with a vinegar and water
solution.
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Do not rub or clean the door gasket—it has an extremely low
resistance to abrasion.
■ If you notice the gasket becoming worn, frayed or
damaged in any way or if it has become displaced
on the door, you should have it replaced.
To clean the outside of the door:
■ Use soap and water to thoroughly clean the top, sides
and front of the oven door. Rinse well. You may also
use a glass cleaner to clean the glass on the outside of
the door. Do not let water drip into the vent openings.
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■ Spillage of marinades, fruit juices, tomato sauces and
basting materials containing acids may cause
discoloration and should be wiped up immediately.
When surface is cool, clean and rinse.
■ Do not use oven cleaners, cleaning powders or harsh
abrasives on the outside of the door.
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Safety Information
Oven Heating Elements
Do not clean the bake element or the broil element.
Any soil will burn off when the elements are heated.
Roasting rack
Oven shelf
Offset shelf
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
To clean the oven floor, gently lift the bake element.
Clean with warm soapy water.
Oven Shelves and Convection Roasting Rack
Clean the oven shelves (including the offset shelf) and
the convection roasting rack with an abrasive cleanser or
steel wool. After cleaning, rinse the shelves and rack
with clean water and dry with a clean cloth.
NOTE: The oven shelves and convection roasting rack may be
cleaned in the self-cleaning oven, however, the shelves will darken
in color, lose their luster and become hard to slide if cleaned during
the self-cleaning cycle. You can wipe the shelf supports with
cooking oil after self-cleaning to make the shelves slide more easily.
Oven Light Replacement
CAUTION: Before replacing your oven light bulb,
disconnect the electrical power to the range at
the main fuse or circuit breaker panel.
Troubleshooting Tips
Be sure to let the light cover and bulb cool completely.
Wire cover holder
To remove the cover:
a hand under the cover so it doesn’t fall when
1 Hold
released. With fingers of the same hand, firmly push
back the wire cover holder. Lift off the cover.
Do not remove any screws to remove the cover.
bulb with a 40-watt household appliance
2 Replace
bulb.
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To replace the cover:
it into groove of the light receptacle. Pull wire
1 Place
forward to the center of the cover until it snaps into
place.
2 Connect electrical power to the range.
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Safety Information
Care and cleaning of the range.
Broiler Pan & Grid
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
After broiling remove the broiler pan
from the oven.
After broiling, remove the broiler pan from the oven.
Remove the grid from the pan. Carefully pour out the
grease from the pan into a proper container.
Wash and rinse the broiler pan and grid in hot water
with a soap-filled or plastic scouring pad.
If food has burned on, sprinkle the grid with detergent
while hot and cover with wet paper towels or a dishcloth.
Soaking the pan will remove burned-on foods.
The broiler pan may be cleaned with a commercial oven
cleaner. If the grid is grey enamel, it can also be cleaned
with an oven cleaner. If the grid is chrome, do not use
an oven cleaner to clean it.
Both the broiler pan and grid can also be cleaned in the
dishwasher.
Do not store a soiled broiler pan and grid anywhere in the range.
How to Remove the Storage Drawer or Kick
Panel to Clean Under the Range
To remove the storage drawer:
Troubleshooting Tips
1 Pull the drawer out all the way.
2 Tilt up the front and remove it.
Clean under the range.
To replace the storage drawer:
glides at the back of the drawer beyond the
1 Insert
stop on range glides.
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2 Lift the drawer if necessary to insert easily.
the front of the drawer down, then push
3 Let
in to close.
To remove the kick panel, pull it straight out at the top.
To replace the panel, first hook the bottom tabs on and
then the top tabs.
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Safety Information
Cooktop Surface Light
When changing a cooktop light, do not touch the metal at the ends
of the light.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
The cooktop light is easily replaced with a fluorescent
tube of the same wattage. Before changing the light,
pull the plug to the range or disconnect the power at the
main fuse or circuit breaker panel.
To remove:
the light cover by pulling the bottom edge
1 Lift
toward you and then up.
2 Place fingers on top near each end of the light.
the top of the light gently toward the front of
3 Roll
the range and gently pull the light from the socket,
making sure it does not hit the light cover.
To replace:
1 Place fingers on the top near each end of the light.
2 Press the light into the slots until it snaps into place.
3 Move light cover down and snap into place.
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Sure Grip Handle
The sure grip door handle is easy to keep clean.
Soil will easily wash off with soap and water or a non-abrasive allpurpose cleaner.
Avoid using heavy-duty all-purpose cleaners and detergents as they
may contain chemicals which might harm the sure grip handle.
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Safety Information
Cleaning the glass cooktop.
Clean the glass surface with cleaning cream before you use the cooktop for
the first time. Also, clean the glass surface after each use. This helps
protect the top and makes clean-up easier.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
To clean the cooktop seal, let a wet cloth rest on it for a few minutes, then
wipe clean. Use a mild detergent if needed.
Do not use a knife or any sharp object on the seal because it will cut or
damage it.
Daily Cleaning
Use only a recommended cleaning cream, such as Cerama Brite or
the Cooktop Cleaning Creme, on the glass cooktop.
To maintain and protect the surface of your new glass cooktop
follow these steps.
Before you use the cooktop for the first time, clean it with cleaning
cream. This helps protect the top and makes clean-up easier.
■ Clean the surface with the cleaning cream after each use.
■ Rub a few drops (less is better) of the cleaning cream onto soiled
area using a damp paper towel. Buff with a dry paper towel until
all soil and cream are removed.
For heavy, burned-on soil:
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1
Apply a few drops of the cleaning cream to the
(cool) soiled area.
a damp paper towel, rub the cream into the burned-on
2 Using
area. As with any burned-on spill, this may require some effort.
scrape soil with razor scraper. Hold scraper at a
3 Carefully
30° angle against the glass cooktop.
any soil remains, repeat the steps listed above. For additional
4 Ifprotection,
after all soil has been removed, polish the entire
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surface with the cleaning cream.
5 Buff with a dry paper towel.
To order more cream and/or scrapers for cleaning your glass
cooktop, please call our toll-free number:
National Parts Center
800-626-2002
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Cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . . .# WX10X300
Scraper . . . . . . . . . . . . .# WX5X1614
Cream & scraper kit . .# WB64X5027
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Special Care
Be sure to use a new sharp razor scraper. Do not use a dull or
nicked blade.
Using a razor scraper will not damage
the surface if the 30° angle is
maintained.
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Sugary spillovers (such as jellies, fudge, candy syrups) or
melted plastics can cause pitting of the surface of your
cooktop (not covered by the warranty) unless the spill is
removed while still hot. Special care should be taken
when removing hot substances.
Turn off all surface units affected by the spillover.
Remove hot pans.
an oven mitt, hold the razor scraper at a
2 Wearing
30° angle to the cooktop. Scrape the hot spill to a
cool area outside the surface unit.
the spill in a cool area, use a dry paper towel to
3 With
remove any excess. Any spillover remaining should
be left until the surface of the cooktop has cooled.
Do not continue to use the soiled surface unit until
all of the spillover has been removed. Follow the
steps under Heavy soil to continue the cleaning
process.
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NOTE: If pots with a thin overlay of aluminum, copper or
enamel are allowed to boil dry, the overlay may bond with the
glass cooktop and leave a black discoloration. This should be
removed immediately before heating again or the discoloration
may be permanent.
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Safety Information
Installation of the range.
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Before You Begin
IMPORTANT: Save these instructions for the local electrical
inspector’s use.
IMPORTANT: OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING CODES AND
ORDINANCES.
NOTE TO INSTALLER: Leave these instructions with the
appliance after installation is completed.
NOTE TO CONSUMER: Keep this Owner’s Manual and
Installation Instructions for future use.
NOTE: This appliance must be properly grounded.
Tools You Will Need
■ Large blade screwdriver
■ 1/4″ hex head nutdriver
Troubleshooting Tips
■ Channel lock pliers
Electrical Requirements
CAUTION, FOR PERSONAL SAFETY: DO NOT USE AN
EXTENSION CORD WITH THIS APPLIANCE.
REMOVE HOUSE FUSE OR OPEN CIRCUIT BREAKER
BEFORE BEGINNING INSTALLATION.
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This appliance must be supplied with the proper voltage and
frequency, and connected to an individual, properly grounded
branch circuit, protected by a circuit breaker or time delay fuse,
as noted on the rating plate.
Wiring must conform to National Electric Codes.
If the electric service provided does not meet the above
specifications, have a licensed electrician install an approved outlet.
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Because range terminals are not accessible after range is in position,
flexible service conduit or cord must be used.
Safety Information
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
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Prepare the Opening
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Allow 11⁄2″ spacing from the range to adjacent vertical walls above cooktop
surface.
Allow 30″ minimum clearance between surface units and bottom of unprotected
wood or metal top cabinet, and 15″ minimum between countertop and adjacent
cabinet bottom.
EXCEPTION: Installation of a listed microwave oven or cooking appliance over the cooktop shall
conform to the installation instructions packed with that appliance.
If cabinet storage is installed, reduce risk by installing a range hood that projects
horizontally a min. of 5″ beyond the bottom of the cabinets. Make sure the wall
covering, countertops and cabinets around the range can withstand heat
generated by the range, oven or cooktop up to 200°F.
Not less than the width
of the range
Hood
5″ Min.
15″
Min.
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30″
Min.
Locate the outlet box within either shaded area.
Wall
11⁄2″
Min.
C of range
L
Outlet box
71⁄2″
7″
71⁄2″
31⁄2″
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Wall
14 3 ⁄4″
5″
Floor
Cord
21⁄4″
Install the
outlet box on
either side
of the C
L
Anti-Tip Bracket (install
in either rear corner)
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Safety Information
Installation of the range.
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
Flooring Under the Range
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Your range, like many other household items, is heavy and can settle into soft floor coverings
such as cushioned vinyl or carpeting.
When moving the range on this type of flooring, it should be installed on a
1/4″ thick sheet of plywood (or similar material) as follows:
When the floor covering ends at the front of the range, the area that the range
will rest on should be built up with plywood to the same level or higher than the
floor covering. This will allow the range to be moved for cleaning or servicing.
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Prepare for Electrical Connection
Effective January 1, 1996 the National Electric Code requires that
new construction (not existing) utilize a 4-conductor connection to an
electric range.
When installing an electric range in new construction follow Steps 3
and 5 for 4-wire connection.
Use only a 3-conductor or a 4-conductor UL-listed range cord. These cords may
be provided with ring terminals on wire and a strain relief device.
Troubleshooting Tips
A range cord rated at 40 amps with 125/250 minimum volt range is required.
A 50 amp range cord is not recommended but if used, it should be marked for
use with nominal 13⁄8″ diameter connection openings. Care should be taken to
center the cable and strain relief within the knockout hole to keep the edge from
damaging the cable.
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NOTE: A 4-conductor cord is to be used when the appliance is installed in a mobile home or when
local codes do not permit grounding through the neutral. If conduit is being used, go to Step 6 or 7.
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3
Power Cord Strain Relief Installation
the lower rear range wiring cover to expose the connector block
a Remove
and bracket.
the knockout ring (1 ⁄ ″) located on bracket directly below the
b Remove
connector. To remove the knockout, use a pair of pliers to bend the
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knockout ring away from the bracket and twist until ring is removed.
Knockout ring in bracket.
Knockout ring removed.
Assemble the strain relief in the hole. Insert the power cord through the
c strain
relief and tighten. Allow enough slack to easily attach the cord
terminals to the connector block. If tabs are present at the end of the winged
strain relief, they can be removed for better fit.
NOTE: Do not install the power cord without a strain relief. The strain relief bracket should
be installed before reinstalling the rear range wiring cover.
Connector box
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Ground
strap
Wiring cover
(shown removed)
Strain relief
Bracket
Power cord
Strain relief bracket
(Provided with range cord. Not part of range.)
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Safety Information
Installation of the range.
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
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3-Wire Power Cord Installation
WARNING:
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
The neutral or ground wire of the power cord
must be connected to the neutral terminal located in the center of the
connector block. The power leads must be connected to the outside
(brass colored) terminals.
Remove the 3 wire terminal screws from the connector block. Insert screws
through each power cord terminal ring and into the connector block until the
screws engage the nuts. Be certain that the center wire is connected to the center
screw of the connector block. Tighten screws securely.
Do NOT remove ground strap connection.
Connector block
Neutral terminal
Troubleshooting Tips
Ground strap
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Safety Information
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4-Wire Power Cord Installation
WARNING:
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
The neutral wire of the supply circuit
is connected to the neutral terminal located in the center of the
connector block. The power leads must be connected to the outside
(brass colored) terminals. The 4th grounding lead must be connected
to the frame of the range with the grounding plate and grounding screw.
a Remove the 3 screws from the connector block.
the grounding screw and strap from the connector block middle
b Remove
location and the screw connection to the frame of the range.
screws through each power cord terminal ring and into connector
c Insert
block until screw engages nut. Be certain that the center wire is connected
to the center screw of the connector block. Tighten screws securely.
d Attach ground wire to the frame of the range.
Before
Neutral terminal
Neutral terminal
Grounding
plate
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Ground strap
(grounding to range)
After
Grounding to range
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Safety Information
Installation of the range.
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
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3-Wire Conduit Installation
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Remove the 3 screws from the connector block. Insert bare wires between the
connector block terminals and movable nuts. Tighten screws securely. Do not
remove ground strap connection.
WARNING: Connector block is approved for copper wire connection
only. If aluminum wire is used, see note below.
NOTE: ALUMINUM WIRING
a Do not connect aluminum wire to the connector block.
Use copper building wire rated for the correct amperage and voltage to
make 3 (three) 3″ copper jumper wires. Connect wire as per Step 6 or 7
depending on number of wires.
copper wires to aluminum wiring using special connector terminals
b Splice
designed and UL-approved for joining copper to aluminum and follow the
connector manufacturer’s recommended procedure closely.
Wire used, location and enclosure of splices, etc., must conform to good wiring practices
and local codes.
Screw
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Connector block
Bare wire tips
Connector block terminal
Bare wire
Movable nut
Flexible cable
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Conduit
Safety Information
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4-Wire Conduit Installation
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Remove the 3 screws from the connector block. Remove the grounding strap
from the connector block middle location and the screw connecting it to the
frame of the range. Insert bare wires between the connector block terminals
and movable nuts. Tighten screws securely. Attach ground wire to the frame of
the range.
WARNING: Connector block is approved for copper wire connection
only. If aluminum wire is used, see note below.
NOTE: ALUMINUM WIRING
a Do not connect aluminum wire to connector block.
Use copper building wire rated for the correct amperage and voltage to
make 3 (three) 3″ copper jumper wires. Connect wire as per Step 6 or 7
depending on number of wires.
copper wires to aluminum wiring using special connector terminals
b Splice
designed and UL-approved for joining copper to aluminum and follow the
connector manufacturer’s recommended procedure closely.
Wire used, location and enclosure of splices, etc., must conform to good wiring practices
and local codes.
Screw
Bare wire tips
Connector block
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Connector block terminal
Grounding
plate
Bare wire
Movable nut
Flexible cable
Bracket
Conduit
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Safety Information
Installation of the range.
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
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Anti-Tip Bracket Installation
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
An Anti-Tip bracket is supplied with instructions for installation in a variety
of locations. The instructions include a template, a parts list and a list of tools
necessary to complete the installation. Read the Important Safety Information
and the instructions that fit your situation before beginning installation.
WARNING
■ Range must be secured by Anti-Tip bracket supplied.
■ See instructions to install (supplied with bracket).
■ Unless properly installed, the range could be tipped by stepping or sitting on
the door. Injury might result from spilled hot liquids or from the range itself.
Bracket
Wall plate
Screw must
enter wood
or metal
Typical installation of anti-tip bracket attachment to wall.
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Leveling the Range
Troubleshooting Tips
The range must be level. Leveling feet are located at each corner of the base of
the range. Remove the storage drawer or kick panel (depending on your model)
and using channel locks, rotate the leveling feet in and out as required to level
the range. (For instructions on how to remove and replace the storage drawer or
the kick panel, see the Care and cleaning of the range section.)
On some models, there are plastic covers which may be removed for easy
adjustment (just squeeze and pull).
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One of the rear leveling feet will engage the Anti-Tip bracket (allow for some side
to side adjustment). Allow a minimum clearance of 1/8″ between the range and
the leveling foot that is to be installed into the Anti-Tip bracket.
Check the range for proper installation into the Anti-Tip bracket by removing the
kick panel or storage drawer and inspecting the rear leveling leg. Make sure it fits
securely into the slot.
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Final Check
Be sure all range controls are in the OFF position before leaving the range.
Safety Information
Before you call for service…
Troubleshooting Tips
Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages
first and you may not need to call for service.
What To Do
Frequent cycling
off and on of
surface units
Improper cookware
being used.
• Use only flat cookware
to minimize cycling.
Surface units will not
maintain a rolling boil
or cooking is not
fast enough
Improper cookware
being used.
• Use pans which are
absolutely flat and match
the diameter of the surface
unit selected.
Surface units do
not work properly
A fuse in your home
may be blown or the
circuit breaker tripped.
• Replace fuse or reset
circuit breaker.
Cooktop controls
improperly set.
• Check to see the correct
control is set for the surface
unit you are using.
Incorrect cleaning
methods being used.
• Use recommended
cleaning procedures.
Cookware with rough
bottoms being used or
coarse particles (salt
or sand) were between
the cookware and the
surface of the cooktop.
• Be sure cookware bottoms
and cookware are clean
before use. Use cookware
with smooth bottoms. Tiny
scratches are not removable
but will become less visible
in time as a result of
cleaning.
Tiny scratches
(may appear as
cracks) or abrasions
on radiant cooktop
glass surface
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Possible Causes
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Problem
Cookware has been
slid across the cooktop
surface.
Improper cookware
being used.
• Marks from aluminum and
copper pans as well as
mineral deposits from water
or food can be removed
with the cleaning cream.
Hot sugar mixtures
or plastic melted
to the surface
Hot cooktop came
into contact with
these substances.
• See the Cleaning the glass
cooktop section.
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Areas of discoloration
on the cooktop
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Safety Information
Before you call for service…
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Troubleshooting Tips
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
Oven light does not work
Light bulb is loose
or defective.
• Tighten or replace
the bulb.
Switch operating light
is broken.
• Call for service.
Plug on range is not
completely inserted in
the electrical outlet.
• Make sure electrical plug is
plugged into a live, properly
grounded outlet.
A fuse in your home
may be blown or the
circuit breaker tripped.
• Replace fuse or reset
circuit breaker.
Oven controls
improperly set.
• See the Using the
oven section.
Door left in the
locked position.
• If necessary, allow the
oven to cool then unlock
the door.
You forgot to enter
a bake temperature.
• Press the CLEAR/OFF pad
and begin again.
Oven will not work
Customer Service
Troubleshooting Tips
Control signals after
entering cooking time
or start time
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Safety Information
What To Do
Food does not
broil properly
Oven is not set
at BROIL.
• Make sure you press the
BROIL HI/LO pad.
Door not open to the
broil stop position as
recommended.
• See the Using the
oven section.
Improper shelf position
being used.
• See the Broiling guide.
Food being cooked
in a hot pan.
• Use the broiling pan and
grid that came with your
range. Make sure it is cool.
Cookware not suited
for broiling.
• Use the broiling pan and
grid that came with your
range.
Aluminum foil used on
the broiling pan and
grid has not been fitted
properly and slit as
recommended.
• See the Using the
oven section.
In some areas the
power (voltage)
may be low.
• Preheat the broil element
for 10 minutes.
Troubleshooting Tips
Possible Causes
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Problem
• Broil for the longest period
of time recommended in
the Broiling guide.
Food does not bake
or roast properly
• See the Using the
oven section.
Shelf position is
incorrect or the
shelf is not level.
• See the Using the
oven section.
Incorrect cookware or
cookware of improper
size being used.
• See the Using the
oven section.
Oven thermostat
needs adjustment.
• See the Adjust the oven
thermostat—Do it yourself!
section.
Customer Service
Oven controls
improperly set.
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Safety Information
Before you call for service…
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Troubleshooting Tips
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
Oven temperature
too hot or too cold
Oven thermostat
needs adjustment.
• See the Adjust the oven
thermostat—Do it yourself!
section.
Clock and timer
do not work
Plug on range is
not completely
inserted in the
electrical outlet.
• Make sure electrical plug is
plugged into a live, properly
grounded outlet.
A fuse in your home
may be blown or the
circuit breaker tripped.
• Replace fuse or reset
circuit breaker.
Oven controls
improperly set.
• See the Using the clock
and timer section.
The oven temperature
is too high to set a
self-clean operation.
• Allow the range to cool to
room temperature and
reset the controls.
Oven controls
improperly set.
• See Using the self-cleaning
oven section.
Oven door is not in
the locked position.
• Make sure you move the
door latch handle all the
way to the right.
Oven starts a
self-clean cycle
when you wanted
to bake, roast
or broil
Oven door locked
during cooking.
• Press the CLEAR/OFF
pad. Allow the oven to
cool. Never force the door
latch handle.
“Crackling” or
“popping” sound
This is the sound of
the metal heating and
cooling during both
the cooking and
cleaning functions.
• This is normal.
Customer Service
Troubleshooting Tips
Oven will not
self-clean
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Safety Information
Excessive smoking
Excessive soil.
• Press the CLEAR/OFF pad.
Open the windows to rid
the room of smoke. Wait
until the LOCKED DOOR
light goes off. Wipe up the
excess soil and reset the
clean cycle.
Oven door will
not unlock
Oven too hot.
• Allow the oven to cool
below locking temperature.
Oven not clean
after a clean cycle
Oven controls not
properly set.
• See Using the self-cleaning
oven section.
Oven was heavily soiled.
• Clean up heavy spillovers
before starting the clean
cycle. Heavily soiled ovens
may need to self-clean
again or for a longer
period of time.
Oven door is
crooked
The door is out
of position.
• Because the oven door is
removable, it sometimes
gets out of position during
installation. To straighten
the door, push down on
the high corner.
“LOCK DOOR” flashes
in the display
The self-clean cycle has
been selected but the
door is not locked.
• Move the door latch
handle all the way to
the right.
The latch handle was
moved to the right but
a program other than
self-clean was selected.
• Press the CLEAR/OFF pad
and begin again.
Customer Service
What To Do
Troubleshooting Tips
Possible Causes
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
Problem
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Safety Information
Before you call for service…
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
Troubleshooting Tips
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
LOCKED DOOR light
is on when you want
to cook
The oven door was
accidentally locked.
• Press the CLEAR/OFF pad.
Allow the oven to cool.
Never force the door
latch handle.
“F—and a number”
flash in the display
You have a function
error code.
• If a function error code
appears during the selfcleaning cycle, check the
oven door latch. The latch
may have been moved, even
if only slightly, from the
locked position. Make sure
the latch is moved to the
right as far as it will go.
Press the CLEAR/OFF pad.
Allow the oven to cool for
one hour. Put the oven
back into operation.
Troubleshooting Tips
• Disconnect all power to
the range for 5 minutes
and then reconnect power.
If the function error code
repeats, call for service.
Customer Service
Power outage
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Power outage or surge.
• Reset the clock. If the
oven was in use, you must
reset it by pressing the
CLEAR/OFF pad, setting the
clock and resetting any
cooking function.
Safety Information
GE Electric Range Warranty
All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers,
or an authorized Customer Care® technician. For service,
call 800-GE-CARES.
We Will Replace:
One Year
From the date of the
original purchase
Any part of the range which fails due to a defect
in materials or workmanship. During this full one-year
warranty, we will also provide, free of charge, all labor
and in-home service to replace the defective part.
Five Years
From the date of the
original purchase
A replacement glass cooktop if it should: crack due
to thermal shock; discolor; crack at the rubber seal
between the glass cooktop and the porcelain edge.
It will also be replaced if the pattern wears off or if
any of the radiant surface units burn out. During this
five-year limited warranty, you will be responsible for any
labor or in-home service costs.
Operating Instructions Installation Instructions
For The Period Of:
What GE Will Not Cover:
■ Service trips to your home to teach you
how to use the product.
■ Failure of the product if it is
abused, misused, or used for other
than the intended purpose or used
commercially.
■ Damage to the glass cooktop
caused by use of cleaners other than
the recommended cleaning creams.
Troubleshooting Tips
■ Improper installation.
■ Damage to the glass cooktop caused
by hardened spills of sugary materials
or melted plastic that are not cleaned
according to the directions in the
Owner’s Manual.
■ Replacement of house fuses or
resetting of circuit breakers.
■ Damage to the product caused by
accident, fire, floods or acts of God.
■ Incidental or consequential damage to
personal property caused by possible
defects with this appliance.
Customer Service
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased
for home use within the USA. In Alaska, the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to
your home.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This
warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to
state. To know what your legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your
state’s Attorney General.
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Safety Information
Service Telephone Numbers.
GE Answer Center ®
800.626.2000
Installation Instructions Operating Instructions
The GE Answer Center® is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In-Home Repair Service 800-GE-CARES (800-432-2737)
Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away.
Special Needs Service 800.626.2000
TDD 800-TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322)
GE offers, free of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a barrierfree kitchen for persons with limited mobility.
Service Contracts 800-626-2224
Purchase a GE service contract while your warranty is still in effect
and you’ll receive a substantial discount. GE Consumer Service will
still be there after your warranty expires.
Troubleshooting Tips
Parts and Accessories 800-626-2002
Individuals qualified to service their own appliances can have parts
or accessories sent directly to their homes (VISA, MasterCard and
Discover cards are accepted).
Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed
by any user. Other servicing generally should be referred to qualified
service personnel. Caution must be exercised, since improper servicing
may cause unsafe operation.
Service Satisfaction
Customer Service
If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, follow
these three steps. First, contact the people who serviced your
appliance. Next, if you are still not pleased, write all the details—
including your phone number—to: Manager, Consumer Relations,
GE Appliances, Appliance Park, Louisville, KY 40225. Finally, if your
problem is still not resolved, write:
Major Appliance Consumer Action Program
20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606.
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