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Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . 2–6
Owner’s Manual
Operating Instructions
JBP48
Adjust the Oven Thermostat—
Do It Yourself! . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
Clock and Timer . . . . . . . . . . .11
Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9, 10
Oven Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Sabbath Feature . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Self-Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . .17, 18
Special Oven Features . . . .13, 14
Surface Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Timed Baking and
Roasting Features . . . . . . . . . . .12
Care and Cleaning
Broiler Pan and Grid . . . . . . . . 21
Control Knobs . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Drip Pans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Heating Elements . . . . . . . . . . .19
Lift-Off Oven Door . . . . . . . . . .20
Lift-Up Cooktop . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Painted Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Storage Drawer . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Surface Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Vent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Troubleshooting Tips . . . 24–26
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . Back Cover
Product Registration . . . . . . 27, 28
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # __________________
Serial # __________________
You can find them on a label
behind the storage drawer on
the front of the range frame.
164D4290P354
49-80201
06-03 JR
WARNING!
For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire,
electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
Operating Instructions
WARNING ANTI-TIP DEVICE
All ranges can tip and injury could result.
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Safety Instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
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.
To prevent accidental tipping of the range, attach it to the wall and floor by installing the Anti-Tip
device supplied.
If the Anti-Tip device supplied with the range does not fit this application, use the universal Anti-Tip
device WB2X7909.
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.
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Troubleshooting Tips
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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IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE
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.
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.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:
■ Be sure your appliance is properly
installed and grounded by a qualified
installer in accordance with the provided
installation instructions.
■ Have the installer show you the location
of the circuit breaker or fuse. Mark it for
easy reference.
■ 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.
■ 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.
Troubleshooting Tips
■ 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.
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■ Use this appliance only for its intended
purpose as described in this Owner’s
Manual.
Operating Instructions
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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■ Large scratches or impacts to glass doors
can lead to broken or shattered glass.
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WARNING!
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Do not operate the oven or cooktop controls if the glass is broken. Food splatter or cleaning solution
may penetrate a broken control panel and create a risk of electrical shock. Contact a qualified
technician immediately should your glass control panel become broken.
■ Do not store flammable materials in an
■ Keep the hood and grease filters clean
oven or near the cooktop.
to maintain good venting and to avoid
grease fires.
■
Items of interest to
■ Do not use water on grease fires. Never
children should not be stored in cabinets
pick up a flaming pan. Turn the controls
above a range or on the backsplash of
off. Smother a flaming pan on a surface
a range—children climbing on the range
unit by covering the pan completely with
to reach items could be seriously injured.
a well-fitting lid, cookie sheet or flat tray.
■ Never wear loose-fitting or hanging
Use a multi-purpose dry chemical or
garments while using the appliance.
foam-type fire extinguisher.
Be careful when reaching for items stored
■ Flaming grease outside a pan can be put
over the range. Flammable material could
out by covering it with baking soda or,
be ignited if brought in contact with hot
if available, by using a multi-purpose dry
surface units or heating elements and
chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.
may cause severe burns.
■ Flame in the oven can be smothered
■ Use only dry pot holders—moist or damp
completely by closing the oven door and
pot holders on hot surfaces may result in
turning the oven off or by using a multiburns from steam. Do not let pot holders
purpose dry chemical or foam-type fire
touch hot surface units or heating
extinguisher.
elements. Do not use a towel or other
bulky cloth in place of pot holders.
■ Do not touch the surface units, the
heating elements or the interior surface
■ For your safety, never use your appliance
of the oven. These surfaces may be hot
for warming or heating the room.
enough to burn even though they are
■ Teach children not to play with the
dark in color. During and after use, do not
controls or any other part of the range.
touch, or let clothing or other flammable
materials contact the surface units, areas
■ Always keep dish towels, dish cloths, pot
nearby the surface units or any interior
holders and other linens a safe distance
area of the oven; allow sufficient time for
from your range.
cooling first.
■ Always keep wooden and plastic utensils
■ Potentially hot surfaces include the
and canned food a safe distance from
cooktop, areas facing the cooktop, oven
your range.
vent opening, surfaces near the opening,
crevices around the oven door.
■ Always keep combustible wall coverings,
curtains or drapes a safe distance from
■ REMEMBER: The inside surface of the oven
your range.
may be hot when the door is opened.
■ Do not let cooking grease or other
■ Do not store or use combustible materials,
flammable materials accumulate in
gasoline or other flammable vapors and
or near the range.
liquids in the vicinity of this or any other
appliance.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
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Troubleshooting Tips
Care and Cleaning
CAUTION:
COOK MEAT AND POULTRY THOROUGHLY…
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Cook meat and poultry thoroughly—meat to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 160°F. and poultry
to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 180°F. Cooking to these temperatures usually protects against
foodborne illness.
SURFACE COOKING UNITS
■ Be careful when placing spoons or other
stirring utensils on the glass cooktop
surface when it is in use. They may
become hot and could cause burns.
■ Do not leave plastic items on the
cooktop—they may melt if left too close
to the vent.
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■ Do not place or store items that can melt
or catch fire on the glass cooktop, even
when it is not being used.
■ Do not leave any items on the cooktop.
The hot air from the vent may ignite
flammable items and will increase pressure
in closed containers, which may cause
them to burst.
Troubleshooting Tips
■ Do not immerse or soak the removable
surface units. Do not put them in a
dishwasher. Do not self-clean the surface
units in the oven.
■ Use a deep fat thermometer whenever
possible to prevent overheating fat beyond
the smoking point.
Care and Cleaning
■ Always turn the surface units off before
removing cookware.
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.
■ When preparing flaming foods under
■ Never leave the surface units unattended
the hood, turn the fan on.
at high heat settings. Boilovers cause
smoking and greasy spillovers that may
■ To avoid the possibility of a burn or
catch on fire.
electric shock, always be certain that the
controls for all surface units are at the
■ Do not use aluminum foil to line the drip
OFF position and all coils are cool before
pans or anywhere in the oven except as
attempting to lift or remove a unit.
described in this manual. Misuse could
result in a shock, fire hazard or damage
■ Clean the cooktop with caution. If a wet
to the range.
sponge is used to wipe spills on a hot
cooktop, be careful to avoid steam burns.
■ Be sure the drip pans and the vent duct
are not covered and are in place. Their
■ Keep an eye on foods being fried at high
absence during cooking could damage
or medium high heat settings.
range parts and wiring.
■ Foods for frying should be as dry as
■ Only certain types of glass, glass ⁄ceramic,
possible. Frost on frozen foods or moisture
earthenware or other glazed containers
on fresh foods can cause hot fat to bubble
are suitable for cooktop service; others
up and over the sides of the pan.
may break because of the sudden change
■ Use little fat for effective shallow or deep
in temperature.
fat frying. Filling the pan too full of fat can
■ To minimize the possibility of burns,
cause spillovers when food is added.
ignition of flammable materials and
■ If a combination of oils or fats will be used
spillage, the handle of a container
in frying, stir together before heating, or as
should be turned toward the center
fats melt slowly.
of the range without extending over
nearby surface units.
■ Always heat fat slowly, and watch as it heats.
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WARNING!
OVEN
Stand away from the range when opening the oven door. Hot air or steam that escapes can cause
burns to hands, face and/or eyes.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
■ Do not heat unopened food containers.
Pressure could build up and the container
could burst, causing an injury.
■ When using cooking or roasting bags in
the oven, follow the manufacturer’s
directions.
■ Keep the oven vent unobstructed.
■ Do not use the oven to dry newspapers.
If overheated, they can catch on fire.
■ 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.
■ 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.
■ Do not use aluminum foil to line oven
bottoms, except as suggested in this
manual. Improper installation of
aluminum foil may result in a risk of
electric shock or fire.
SELF-CLEANING OVEN
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.
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.
■ Before self-cleaning the oven, remove the
broiler pan, grid and other cookware.
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■ Take the shelves out of the oven before
you begin the self-clean cycle or they may
discolor.
■ Be sure to wipe off excess spillage before
starting the self-cleaning operation.
■ If the self-cleaning mode malfunctions,
turn the oven off and disconnect the
power supply. Have it serviced by a
qualified technician.
■ Clean only parts listed in this Owner’s
Manual.
READ AND FOLLOW THIS SAFETY INFORMATION CAREFULLY.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
How to Set
Push the knob in and turn in either
direction to the setting you want.
A surface unit ON indicator light will
glow when any surface unit is on.
Be sure you turn the control knob to
OFF when you finish cooking.
The WARM setting (on some models) on
the right REAR surface unit keeps already
heated food warm until ready to serve.
Operating Instructions
At both OFF and HI the control clicks
into position. You may hear slight
clicking sounds during cooking,
indicating the control is maintaining
your desired setting.
Safety Instructions
Using the surface units.
Surface Cookware Tips
For best cooking results, pans should be
flat on the bottom. Match the size of the
saucepan to the size of the surface unit.
The pan should not extend over the
edge of the surface unit more than 1″.
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Do not use round bottom woks. You
could be seriously burned if the wok
tipped over.
Troubleshooting Tips
Not over 1 inch.
Use medium- or heavy-weight cookware.
Aluminum cookware conducts heat faster
than other metals. Cast-iron and coated
cast-iron cookware are slow to absorb
heat, but generally cook evenly at low to
medium heat settings. Steel pans may
cook unevenly if not combined with
other metals.
Wok Cooking
We recommend that you use only a flat-bottomed
wok. They are available at your local retail store.
Do not use woks that have support rings.
Placing the ring over the surface unit will
cause a build-up of heat that will damage
the porcelain cooktop.
Use only flat-bottomed woks.
Home Canning Tips
Make sure the canner is flat on the
bottom.
Use recipes and procedures from
reputable sources. These are available
from manufacturers such as Ball® and
Kerr® and the Department of Agriculture
Extension Service.
To prevent burns from steam or heat,
use caution when canning.
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Be sure the canner is centered over the
surface unit.
Features and appearance
may vary.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Using the oven controls.
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Oven Control, Clock and Timer Features and Settings
BAKE Pad
OVEN LIGHT ON/OFF Pad
Touch to select the bake function.
Touch to turn the oven light on or off.
BROIL HI/LO Pad
SELF CLEAN STD/LO Pad
Touch to select the broil function.
Touch to select self-cleaning function. See
the Using the self-cleaning oven section.
Display
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 or automatic oven operations.
Troubleshooting Tips
If “F– and a number or letter” flash in the display and
the oven control signals, this indicates a function
error code. Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad. Allow the oven to
cool for one hour. Put the oven back into operation. If the
function error code repeats, disconnect the power to the
oven and call for service.
If your oven was set for a timed oven operation
and a power outage occurred, the clock and all
programmed functions must be reset.
The time of day will flash in the display when there
has been a power outage.
START Pad
Must be touched to start any cooking or
cleaning function.
COOKING TIME Pad
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Touch and then touch 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.
DELAY START Pad
Use along with COOKING TIME or
SELF CLEAN STD/LO pads to set the oven
to start and stop automatically at a time
you set.
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CLEAR/OFF Pad
Touch to cancel ALL oven operations
except the clock and timer.
Number Pads
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.
KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF Pad
Touch to select the timer feature.
CLOCK Pad
Touch before setting the clock.
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To avoid possible burns, place the shelves in the desired position before you turn the oven on.
Before you begin…
The shelves have stop-locks, so that when
placed correctly on the shelf supports (A
through F), they will stop before coming
completely out, and will not tilt.
To remove a shelf, pull it toward you, tilt
the front end up and pull it out.
The oven has 6 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
Type of Food
Touch the number pads to set the
oven temperature.
Frozen pies (on cookie sheet)
To change the oven temperature during the
Bake cycle, touch the BAKE pad and set the
new temperature.
Touch the START pad. When the
oven starts to heat, the changing
temperature will be in the display.
The display starts changing once
the temperature reaches 100°F.
Shelf Position
D
Angel food cake,
bundt or pound cakes
C or D
Biscuits, muffins, brownies,
cookies, cupcakes,
layer cakes, pies
C or D
Casseroles
C or D
Turkey
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Touch the BAKE pad.
Operating Instructions
When placing and removing cookware,
pull the shelf out to the bump on the
shelf support.
CAUTION:
When you are using the
shelf in the lowest position (A), you will need to
use caution when pulling the shelf out. We
recommend that you pull the shelf out several
inches and then, using two pot holders, pull the
shelf out by holding the sides of it. The shelf is
low and you could be burned if you place your
hand in the middle of the shelf and pull all the
way out. Be very careful not to burn your hand on
the door when using the shelf in the lowest
position (A).
Safety Instructions
Using the oven.
A
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad when
baking is finished.
Preheat the oven if the recipe calls for it.
Preheating is necessary for good results
when baking cakes, cookies, pastry and
breads.
Center baking pans in the oven.
To preheat, set the oven at the correct temperature.
The control will beep when the oven is preheated
and the display will show your set temperature.
This will take approximately 6–10 minutes.
Baking results will be better if baking
pans are centered in the oven as much
as possible. If baking with more than one
pan, place the pans so each has at least
1 to 11⁄2″ of air space around it. If baking
four cake layers at the same time, place
two layers on rack B and two layers on
rack D. Stagger pans on the rack so one
is not directly over the other.
Never cover the oven bottom
with aluminum foil.
You can 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.
Never entirely cover a shelf with
aluminum foil. This will disturb the heat
circulation and result in poor baking.
Cut slits in the foil just like the grid.
Aluminum foil may also be used to catch
a spillover. To do so, place a small sheet
of foil on a lower shelf several inches
below the food.
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Aluminum Foil
Troubleshooting Tips
Preheating and Pan Placement
Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
How to Set the Oven for Broiling
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.
Touch the BROIL HI/LO pad once for
HI Broil.
Follow suggested shelf positions in
the Broiling Guide.
To change to LO Broil, touch the
BROIL HI/LO pad again.
If your range is connected to 208 volts, rare
steaks may be broiled by preheating the broiler
and positioning the oven shelf one position
higher.
Touch the START pad.
When broiling is finished, touch the
CLEAR/OFF pad.
Use LO Broil to cook foods such as
poultry or thick cuts of meat thoroughly
without over-browning them.
Broiling Guide
The size, weight, thickness,
starting temperature,
and your preference
of doneness will affect
broiling times. This guide
is based on meats at
refrigerator temperature.
† 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.)
Troubleshooting Tips
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Using the oven.
Food
Ground Beef
Shelf*
First Side Second Side
Position Time (min.) Time (min.) Comments
1 lb. (4 patties)
/ to 3/4″ thick
4 lbs. (12 patties)
D
13
8
D
15
11
3/4 to 1″ thick
1 to 1 1/2 lbs.
F
E
E
6
8
10
4
6
8
1 1/2″ thick
2 to 2 1/2 lbs.
D
D
E
C
10
15
20
25
8
10–12
20
25
C
25
15
Beef Steaks
Rare†
Medium
Well Done
Rare†
Medium
Well Done
Chicken
1 whole cut up
2 to 2 1⁄2 lbs.,
split lengthwise
Breast
Bakery Product
Bread (toast)
English Muffin
2 to 4 slices
2 (split)
E
F
3
3-4
1
Lobster Tails
2–4
C
18–20
Do not
turn
over.
Fish Fillets
1 lb. (1/4 to 1/2″ thick)
E
5
5
2 (1″ thick)
2 (1/2 to 3/4″ thick)
1/2″ thick
1″ thick
2 (1/2″ thick)
2 (1″ thick) about 1 lb.
E
E
D
D
D
D
10
10
6
8
10
15
5
6
8
10
15
2 (1″ thick) about 10
to 12 oz.
2 (11/2″ thick) about 1 lb.
E
E
E
E
7
10
9
14
4
9
6
10
*See illustration for description of shelf positions.
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Space evenly.
1 2
Salmon
Steaks
Fillets
Ham Slices
(precooked)
Pork Chops
Well Done
Lamb Chops
Medium
Well Done
Medium
Well Done
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Quantity and/
or Thickness
Steaks less than 3/4″
thick are difficult
to cook rare.
Slash fat.
Brush each side with
melted butter.
Broil skin-side-down
first.
Space evenly. Place
English muffins cutside-up and brush
with butter if desired.
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.
Turn carefully. Do not
turn skin side down.
Slash fat.
Slash fat.
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To Set the Clock
Make sure the clock is set to the
correct time of day.
The clock must be set to the correct time
of day for the automatic oven timing
functions to work properly. The time of
day cannot be changed during a timed
baking or self-cleaning cycle.
Touch the CLOCK pad.
Touch the number pads.
Touch the START pad.
Touch the KITCHEN TIMER
ON/OFF pad.
The Kitchen Timer is a minute timer only.
The Kitchen Timer does not control
oven operations. The maximum
setting on the Kitchen Timer is 9 hours
and 59 minutes.
Touch the number pads until the
amount of time 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, touch the KITCHEN TIMER
ON/OFF pad and begin again.
Touch the START pad.
When the Kitchen Timer reaches :00,
the control will beep 3 times followed
by one beep every 6 seconds until
the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad
is touched.
The 6-second tone can be canceled by following
the steps in the Special features of your oven
control section under Tones at the End of a
Timed Cycle.
To Reset the Kitchen Timer
If the display is still showing the time
remaining, you may change it by
touching the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad,
then touch the number pads until the
time you want appears in the display.
If the remaining time is not in the display
(clock, delay start or cooking time are in
the display), recall the remaining time by
touching the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad
and then touching the number pads to
enter the new time you want.
Touch the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF
pad twice.
Power Outage
If a flashing time is in the display, you have
experienced a power failure. Reset the clock.
To reset the clock, touch the CLOCK pad.
Enter the correct time of day by touching
the number pads. Touch the START pad.
Troubleshooting Tips
To Cancel the Kitchen Timer
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After touching the START pad, SET disappears;
this tells you the time is counting down, although
the display does not change until one minute has
passed. Seconds will not be shown in the display
until the last minute is counting down.
Operating Instructions
To Set the Kitchen Timer
Safety Instructions
Using the clock and kitchen timer.
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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
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.
Touch the BAKE pad.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Using the timed baking and roasting features.
Touch the number pads to set the
desired oven temperature.
Touch the COOKING TIME pad.
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NOTE: If your recipe requires preheating, you may
need to add additional time to the length of the
cooking time.
Touch the number pads to set the
desired length of 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.
The oven will turn ON, and the display will
show the cooking time countdown and the
changing temperature starting at 100°F.
(The temperature display will start to
change once the oven temperature reaches
100°F.) When the oven reaches the
temperature you set, 3 beeps will sound.
The oven will continue to cook for
the set amount of time, then turn off
automatically, unless the WARM feature
was set. See the How to Set the Oven for
Warming section.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad to clear
the display if necessary. Remove the
food from the oven. Remember,
even though the oven turns off
automatically, food left in the oven
will continue cooking after the oven
turns off.
Touch the START pad.
NOTE: An attention tone will sound if you are using
timed baking and do not touch the START pad.
How to Set a Delayed Start and Automatic Stop
Troubleshooting Tips
The oven will turn on at the time of day you set,
cook for a specific length of time and then turn off
automatically.
Make sure the clock shows the correct
time of day.
Touch the BAKE pad.
Touch the number pads to set the
desired oven temperature.
Touch the COOKING TIME pad.
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NOTE: If your recipe requires preheating, you may
need to add additional time to the length of the
cooking time.
Touch the number pads to set the
desired length of 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.
Touch the DELAY START pad.
Touch the number pads to set the
time of day you want the oven to
turn on and start cooking.
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Touch the START pad.
NOTE: An attention tone will sound if you are using
timed baking and do not touch the START pad.
NOTE: If you would like to check the times
you have set, touch the DELAY START pad to
check the start time you have set or touch the
COOKING TIME pad to check the length
of cooking time you have set.
When the oven turns ON at the time
of day you set, the display will show the
cooking time countdown and the
changing temperature starting at 100°F.
(The temperature display will start to
change once the oven temperature
reaches 100°F.) When the oven reaches
the temperature you set, beeps will sound.
The oven will continue to cook for
the set amount of time, then turn off
automatically, unless the WARM feature
was set. See the How to Set the Oven for
Warming section.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad to clear
the display if necessary. Remove the
food from the oven. Remember,
even though the oven turns off
automatically, food left in the oven
will continue cooking after the oven
turns off.
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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.
The special feature modes can only be activated while the display is showing the time of day. They remain
in the control’s memory until the steps are repeated.
When the display shows your choice, touch the START pad. The special features will remain in memory after
a power failure, except for the Sabbath feature, which will have to be reset.
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.
Touch the DELAY START pad until
no shdn (no shut-off) appears in the
display.
Touch the START pad to activate the
no shut-off and leave the control
set in this special features mode.
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds
until the display shows SF.
Operating Instructions
12-Hour Shutdown
Safety Instructions
Special features of your oven control.
Fahrenheit or Celsius Temperature Selection
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds
until the display shows SF.
Touch the COOKING TIME and BROIL
HI/LO pads at the same time. The
display will show F (Fahrenheit).
Touch the COOKING TIME and BROIL
HI/LO pads again at the same time.
The display will show C (Celsius).
Touch the START pad.
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Your oven control is set to use the Fahrenheit
temperature selections but you may change this
to use the Celsius selections.
Tones at the End of a Timed Cycle
To cancel the 6-second beep:
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds
until the display shows SF.
Touch the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF
pad. The display shows CON BEEP
(continuous beep). Touch the
KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad again.
The display shows BEEP. (This cancels
the one beep every 6 seconds.)
Touch the START pad.
Troubleshooting Tips
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 touched. This
continual 6-second beep may be canceled.
Cook and Hold
To activate this feature, follow the
steps below.
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds
until the display shows SF.
Touch the COOKING TIME pad.
The display will show Hld OFF.
Touch the COOKING TIME pad again
to activate the feature. The display
will show Hld ON.
Touch the START pad to activate
the cook and hold feature and
leave the control set in this
special features mode.
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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.
12-Hour, 24-Hour or Clock Blackout
Your control is set to use a 12-hour clock.
If you would prefer to have a 24-hour
military time clock or black out the clock
display, follow the steps below.
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds
until the display shows SF.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Special features of your oven control.
Touch the CLOCK pad once. The
display will show 12 hr. If this is
the choice you want, touch the
START pad.
Touch the CLOCK pad again to change
to the 24 hour military time clock. The
display will show 24 hr. If this is the choice
you want, touch the START pad.
Touch the CLOCK pad again to black out
the clock display. The display will show
OFF. If this is the choice you want, touch
the START pad.
NOTE: If the clock is in the black-out mode, you
will not be able to use the Delay Start function.
Control Lockout
Your control will allow you to lock out the touch
pads so they cannot be activated when touched.
Care and Cleaning
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds,
until the display shows SF.
Touch the SELF CLEAN STD/LO pad.
The display will show LOC OFF.
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Troubleshooting Tips
Touch the SELF CLEAN STD/LO pad
again. The display will show LOC ON.
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Touch the START pad to
activate the oven lockout
feature and leave the control
set in this special features
mode.
When this feature is on and the
touch pads are touched, the control
will beep and the display will show
LOC.
NOTE: The oven lockout mode will
not affect the KITCHEN TIMER, CLOCK
or OVEN LIGHT touch pads.
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The Sabbath feature can be used for baking/roasting only. It cannot be used for convection, broiling, self-cleaning or
Delay Start cooking.
NOTE: The oven light comes on automatically (on some models) when the door is opened and goes off when the door is closed. The bulb may be
removed. See the Oven Light Replacement section. On models with a light switch on the control panel, the oven light may be turned on and left on.
How to Set Sabbath Feature for Regular Baking/Roasting
Make sure the clock shows the correct time of day and
the oven is off.
NOTE: If bake or broil appears in the
display, the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads
were not touched at the same time.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad and begin
again.
Tap the DELAY START pad until SAb bAtH
appears in the display.
When the display shows ⊃ the
oven is set in Sabbath. When the
display shows ⊃ ⊃ the oven is
baking/roasting.
Touch the START pad.
After a random delay period of
approximately 30 seconds to 1 minute,
⊃ ⊃ will appear in the display
indicating that the oven is baking/
roasting. If ⊃ ⊃ doesn’t appear in the
display, start again at Step 4.
Touch the START pad and ⊃ will appear
in the display.
To adjust the oven temperature, touch the
BAKE pad, enter the new temperature using
the number pads and touch the START pad.
Touch the BAKE pad. No signal will
be given.
NOTE: The CLEAR/OFF and COOKING TIME pads
are active during the Sabbath feature.
Make sure the clock shows the correct time of day and
the oven is off.
Touch and hold both the BAKE and
BROIL HI/LO pads, at the same time, until
the display shows SF.
NOTE: If bake or broil appears in the
display, the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads
were not touched at the same time.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad and begin
again.
Touch the START pad and ⊃ will appear
in the display.
Touch the COOKING TIME pad.
When the display shows ⊃ the
oven is set in Sabbath. When the
display shows ⊃ ⊃ the oven is
baking/roasting.
Touch the number pads to set the
desired length of cooking time between
1 minute and 9 hours and 59 minutes.
The cooking time that you entered will
be displayed.
Touch the BAKE pad. No signal will be
given.
Using the number pads, enter the
desired temperature. No signal or
temperature will be given.
Touch the START pad.
After a random delay period of
approximately 30 seconds to 1 minute,
⊃ ⊃ will appear in the display indicating
that the oven is baking/roasting. If ⊃ ⊃
doesn’t appear in the display, start again
at Step 7.
To adjust the oven temperature, touch the
BAKE pad, enter the new temperature using
the number pads and touch the START pad.
When cooking is finished, the display will
change from ⊃ ⊃ to ⊃ and 0:00 will appear,
indicating that the oven has turned OFF but is
still set in Sabbath. Remove the cooked food.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad.
If the oven is cooking, wait for a random
delay period of approximately 30
seconds to 1 minute, until only ⊃
is in the display.
Touch and hold both the BAKE and
BROIL HI/LO pads, at the same time, until
the display shows SF.
Tap the DELAY START pad until 12 shdn
or no shdn appears in the display.
Choose 12 shdn, indicating that the oven
will automatically turn off after 12 hours
or no shdn, indicating that the oven will
not automatically turn off after 12 hours.
Touch START when the option that you
want is in the display (12 shdn or no shdn).
NOTE: If a power outage occurred while
the oven was in Sabbath, the oven will
automatically turn off and stay off even
when the power returns. The oven
control must be reset.
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How to Exit the Sabbath Feature
Troubleshooting Tips
Tap the DELAY START pad until SAb bAtH
appears in the display.
Touch the START pad.
Care and Cleaning
How to Set Sabbath Feature for Timed Baking/Roasting—
Immediate Start and Automatic Stop
Operating Instructions
Touch and hold both the BAKE and
BROIL HI/LO pads, at the same time, until
the display shows SF.
Using the number pads, enter the
desired temperature between 170°F and
550°F. No signal or temperature will be
given.
Safety Instructions
Using the Sabbath feature.
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.
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.
NOTE: This adjustment will only affect baking and roasting temperatures; it will not affect broiling, convection or
self-cleaning temperatures. The adjustment will be retained in memory after a power failure.
To Adjust the Thermostat
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds
until the display shows SF.
Touch the BAKE pad. A two digit
number shows in the display.
Touch BAKE again to alternate
between increasing and decreasing
the oven temperature.
The oven temperature can be
adjusted up to (+) 35ºF hotter or (-)
35ºF cooler. Touch the number pads
the same way you read them. For
example, to change the oven
temperature 15ºF, touch 1 and 5.
When you have made the
adjustment, touch the START pad to
go back to the time of day display.
Use your oven as you would normally.
The type of margarine will affect baking performance!
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.
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 affects 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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Troubleshooting Tips
Care and Cleaning
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Adjust the oven thermostat—Do it yourself!
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The oven door must be closed and all controls set correctly for the cycle to work properly.
Before a Clean Cycle
We recommend venting your kitchen
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.
The oven shelves can be self-cleaned,
but they will darken, lose their luster and
become hard to slide.
Soil on the front frame of the range and
outside the gasket on the door will need
to be cleaned by hand. Clean these areas
with hot water, soap-filled steel-wool pads
or cleansers such as Soft Scrub®. Rinse
well with clean water and dry.
Wipe up any heavy spillovers on the
oven bottom.
Make sure the oven light bulb cover is
in place and the oven light is off.
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 wellventilated room.
Touch the SELF CLEAN STD/LO pad
once for a 3-hour clean time or
twice for a 4-hour clean time.
A 3-hour self-clean time is
recommended for use when
cleaning small, contained spills.
A self-clean time of 4 hours or
longer is recommended for
a dirtier oven.
You can change the clean time to any
time between 21⁄2 hours and 5 hours,
depending on how dirty your oven is.
Touch the START pad.
When the LOCKED light goes off, you will
be able to open the door.
■ The word LOCKED will flash and the
word door will display if you set the
clean cycle and forget to close the
oven door.
■ To stop a clean cycle, touch the
CLEAR/OFF pad. When the LOCKED light
goes off indicating the oven has cooled
below the locking temperature, you
will be able to open the door.
Troubleshooting Tips
If a time other than 4 hours or
3 hours is needed, use the number
pads and enter the desired
clean time.
The door locks automatically. The display
will show the clean time remaining. It will
not be possible to open the oven door
until the temperature drops below the
lock temperature and the LOCKED light
goes off.
Care and Cleaning
How to Set the Oven for Cleaning
Operating Instructions
Remove the shelves, broiler pan, broiler
grid, all cookware and any aluminum foil
from the oven.
Do not clean the gasket. The fiberglass
material of the oven door gasket cannot
withstand abrasion. It is essential for the
gasket to remain intact. If you notice it
becoming worn or frayed, replace it.
Safety Instructions
Using the self-cleaning oven.
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The oven door must be closed and all controls set correctly for the cycle to work properly.
How to Delay the Start of Cleaning
Touch the SELF CLEAN STD/LO pad
once for a 3-hour clean time or
twice for a 4-hour clean time.
A 3-hour self-clean time is
recommended for use when
cleaning small, contained spills.
A self-clean time of 4 hours or
longer is recommended for
a dirtier oven.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Using the self-cleaning oven.
If a time other than 4 hours or
3 hours is needed, use the number
pads and enter the desired
clean time.
Care and Cleaning
You can change the clean time to any
time between 21⁄2 hours and 5 hours,
depending on how dirty your oven is.
Touch the DELAY START pad.
Using the number pads, enter the
time of day you want the clean cycle
to start.
Touch the START pad.
The door locks automatically. The display
will show the start time. It will not be
possible to open the oven door until
the temperature drops below the lock
temperature and the LOCKED light
goes off.
When the LOCKED light goes off, you
will be able to open the door.
After a Clean Cycle
You may notice some white ash in the
oven. Wipe it up with a damp cloth after
the oven cools.
■ You cannot set the oven for cooking or
another self-clean cycle until the oven
is cool enough for the door to unlock.
If white spots remain, remove them with a soapfilled steel wool pad and rinse thoroughly with
a vinegar and water mixture.
■ While the oven is self-cleaning, you can
touch the CLOCK pad to display the
time of day. To return to the clean
countdown, touch the SELF CLEAN
STD/LO pad.
Troubleshooting Tips
These deposits are usually a salt residue
that cannot be removed by the clean
cycle.
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If the oven is not clean after one clean
cycle, repeat the cycle.
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■ If the shelves become hard to slide,
apply a small amount of cooking oil to
a paper towel and wipe the edges of
the oven shelves with the paper towel.
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Be sure all controls are off and all surfaces are cool before cleaning any part of the range.
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.
Safety Instructions
Care and cleaning of the range.
How to Remove Packaging Tape
Molded rib
Clear groove in
stem
NOTE: The plastic tape (on some models) must
be removed from all chrome trim. It cannot be
removed if it is baked on.
Control Knobs
The control knobs may be removed for easier
cleaning.
To remove a knob, pull it straight off
the stem. If a knob is difficult to remove,
place a towel or dishcloth between the
knob and control panel and pull gently.
Wash the knobs in soap and water or a
vinegar and hot water solution.
Before removing the knobs for cleaning,
please note that the knobs are in the
OFF position. When replacing the knobs,
check the OFF position to ensure proper
placement.
Do not bend knobs by pulling them up
or down or by hanging a towel or other
such loads. This can damage the shaft.
To replace:
Check the back of the knob.
The molded rib of the knob is
designed to fit perfectly onto the
knob stem.
Align the molded rib to the clear
groove in the knob stem. Push the
knob back as far as it will go.
If desired, the touch pads may be deactivated
before cleaning.
Clean up splatters with a damp cloth.
See the Oven or Range Lockout information
in the Using the clock, timer and control
lockout section in this manual.
Remove heavier soil with warm soapy
water. Do not use abrasives of any kind.
You may also use a glass cleaner.
Reactivate the touch pads after cleaning.
Porcelain Enamel Cooktop
If acids spill on the cooktop while it is hot, use a
dry paper towel or cloth to wipe it up right away.
When the surface has cooled, wash with soap
and water. Rinse well.
For other spills such as fat spatterings,
wash with soap and water or cleansing
powders after the surface has cooled.
Rinse well. Polish with a dry cloth.
Oven Heating Elements
Do not clean the bake element or the broil
element. Any soil will burn off when the
elements are heated.
To clean the oven floor, gently lift
the bake element. Clean with warm
soapy water.
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The porcelain enamel finish is sturdy but
breakable if misused. This finish is acidresistant. However, any acidic foods
spilled (such as fruit juices, tomato or
vinegar) should not be permitted to
remain on the finish.
Troubleshooting Tips
Control Panel
Care and Cleaning
Spring clip
Apply with a soft cloth and allow to soak.
Wipe dry and then apply an appliance
polish to thoroughly clean and protect
the surface.
Operating Instructions
To assure no damage is done to the finish
of the product, the safest way to remove
the adhesive left from packaging tape on
new appliances is an application of a
household liquid dishwashing detergent,
mineral oil or cooking oil.
Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
Care and cleaning of the range.
Cleaning the Oven Door
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.
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.
■ The area outside the gasket and
the door liner can be cleaned with
a soap-filled steel wool or plastic pad,
hot water and detergent. Rinse well
with a vinegar and water solution.
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
Care and Cleaning
■ If any stain on the door vent trim is
persistent, use a soft abrasive cleaner
and a sponge-scrubber for best results.
■ 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.
Lift-Off Oven Door
The door is very heavy. Be careful when
removing and lifting the door.
Troubleshooting Tips
use a glass cleaner to clean the glass
on the outside of the door. Do not let
water drip into the vent openings.
Slot
Do not lift the door by the handle.
To remove the door:
Fully open the door.
Hinge lock
Pull hinge locks down to unlock.
Pull the hinge locks down toward
the door frame, to the unlocked
position. A tool, such as a small
flat-blade screwdriver, may be
required.
Firmly grasp both sides of the door
at the top.
Close door to the door removal
position, which is halfway between
the broil stop position and fully
closed.
Removal position
Lift door up and out until the hinge
arm is clear of the slot.
To replace the door:
Firmly grasp both sides of the door
at the top.
Bottom
With the
Hinge arm
edge
door at the
of slot
same angle as
the removal
position, seat the
indentation of
Indentation
the hinge arm
into the bottom
edge of the hinge slot. The notch in
the hinge arm must be fully seated
into the bottom of the slot.
Fully open the door. If the door will
not fully open, the indentation is not
seated correctly in the bottom edge
of the slot.
Push the hinge locks up against the
front frame of the oven cavity to the
locked position.
Hinge
arm
Hinge lock
Push hinge locks up to lock.
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Close the oven door.
Oven Shelves
Clean the oven shelves with an abrasive
cleanser or scouring pad. After cleaning,
rinse the shelves with clean water and
dry with a clean cloth.
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NOTE: The oven shelves 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.
To make the shelves slide more easily,
apply a small amount of vegetable oil
or cooking oil to a paper towel and wipe
the edges of the oven shelves with the
paper towel.
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.
Wire cover holder.
To remove the cover:
Hold a hand under the cover so it
doesn’t fall when released. With
fingers of the same hand, firmly
push back the wire cover holder.
Lift off the cover.
To replace the cover:
Place it into groove of the light
receptacle. Pull wire forward to
the center of the cover until it
snaps into place.
Operating Instructions
Be sure to let the light cover and bulb
cool completely.
Replace bulb with a 40-watt
appliance bulb.
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Connect electrical power to
the range.
Do not remove any screws to remove
the cover.
Broiler Pan and Grid
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.
Both the broiler pan and grid may be
cleaned with a commercial oven cleaner.
Both the broiler pan and grid can also be
cleaned in a dishwasher.
Do not store a soiled broiler pan and grid
anywhere in the range.
Rail
Stop guide
To replace the drawer:
Pull the drawer out until it stops.
Place the drawer rails on the guides.
Lift the front of the drawer until the
stops clear the guides.
Push the drawer back until it stops.
Remove the drawer.
Lift the front of the drawer and
push back until the stops clear the
guides.
Painted Surfaces
Painted surfaces include the sides, top
of backguard 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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Lower the front of the drawer and
push back until it closes.
Troubleshooting Tips
Storage Drawer Removal
To remove the drawer:
Care and Cleaning
Do not clean the broiler pan or grid in a selfcleaning oven.
Safety Instructions
Care and cleaning of the range.
Be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the surface units are cool before attempting to remove them.
Surface
Drip
unit
pan
Surface Units
To clean the surface units, turn the
control to the highest setting for a
minute. The coils will burn off any soil.
Operating Instructions
To remove a surface unit:
Locking tab
Cooktop
rim
When properly seated, the locking
tab should lock onto the cooktop rim
through the notch in the drip pan.
To remove the drip pans for cleaning,
the surface units must be removed first.
Push the surface unit back toward
the receptacle to free the locking
tab from the cooktop.
To replace a surface unit:
Replace the drip pan into the recess
in the cooktop. Make sure the
opening in the pan lines up with
the receptacle.
Insert the terminals of the surface
unit through the opening in the
drip pan and into the receptacle.
Surface unit
Locking tab
Locking
tab
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Receptacle
Drip pan
Lift the surface unit about 1″ above
the drip pan and pull it out.
Do not lift the surface unit more than 1″. If you
do, it may not lie flat on the drip pan when you
plug it back in.
NOTE: Repeated lifting of the surface unit
more than 1″ above the drip pan can
permanently damage the receptacle.
Push the surface unit in and down
to lock the tab in place so it rests
evenly in the cooktop.
Do not immerse the surface units in liquids of
any kind.
Do not clean the surface units in a dishwasher.
Do not bend the surface unit plug terminals.
Do not attempt to clean, adjust or in any way
repair the plug-in receptacle.
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Drip Pans
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Remove the surface units. Then lift out
the drip pans.
The drip pans may also be cleaned in
a dishwasher.
For best results, clean the drip pans by
hand. Place them in a covered container
(or a plastic bag) with 1⁄4 cup ammonia to
loosen the soil. Then scrub with a soapfilled scouring pad if necessary. Rinse
with clean water and polish with a clean
soft cloth.
Clean the area under the drip pans
often. Built-up soil, especially grease,
may catch fire.
Do not cover the drip pans with foil. Using foil so
close to the receptacle could cause shock, fire or
damage to the range.
Lift-Up Cooktop
Some models have a cooktop that can be lifted up
for easier cleaning. The entire cooktop may be
lifted up and supported in the up position.
To lower the cooktop, push the rods back
and gently lower the cooktop until it rests
in place.
Oven Vent
The oven is vented through an opening
under the right rear surface unit.
The vent is important for proper air
circulation.
This area could become hot during oven use.
Never block this vent.
It is normal for steam to come out of the
vent and moisture may collect underneath
when the oven is in use.
Operating Instructions
Be sure all surface units are turned
off before raising the cooktop.
The surface units do not need to be
removed; however, you may remove
one to make raising the cooktop easier.
There are two side supports that lock into
position when the cooktop is lifted up.
After cleaning under the cooktop with
hot, mild soapy water and a clean cloth,
lower the cooktop. Be careful not to
pinch your fingers.
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Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning
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.
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
Surface units not
functioning properly
The surface units are
not plugged in solidly.
• With the controls off, check to make sure the surface
unit is plugged completely into the receptacle.
The surface unit
controls improperly set.
• Check to see the correct control is set for the surface
unit you are using.
The drip pans are
not set securely in
the cooktop.
• With the controls off, check to make sure the drip
pan is in the recess in the cooktop and that the
opening in the pan lines up with the receptacle.
Large pans hold heat
close to the cooktop.
• Choose a pan that matches the size of the surface
unit you are using.
The oven vent
is blocked.
• Pans on the right rear surface unit block air flow
from the oven vent and cause the cooktop to get hot.
Oven controls
improperly set.
• 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.
Door not open to the
broil stop position
as recommended.
• See the Using the oven section.
Oven controls
improperly set.
• Make sure you touch the BROIL HI/LO pad.
Improper shelf position
being used.
• See the Broiling Guide.
Cookware not suited
for broiling.
• Use the broiling pan and grid that came with your
oven.
Cooktop feels hot
Food does not bake
or roast properly
Troubleshooting Tips
Food does not
broil properly
Aluminum foil used on the
• See the Using the oven section.
the broiling pan and grid has
not been fitted properly and
slit as recommended.
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In some areas the power
(voltage) may be low.
• Preheat the broil element for 10 minutes.
• Broil for the longest period of time recommended
in the Broiling Guide.
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What To Do
Control signals after
entering cooking time
or delay start
You forgot to enter
a bake temperature
or cleaning time.
• Touch the BAKE pad and desired temperature or the
SELF CLEAN STD/LO pad and desired clean time.
Clock and timer
do not work
A fuse in your home may
be blown or the circuit
breaker tripped.
• Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
Oven controls
improperly set.
• See the Using the clock and timer section.
Light bulb is loose
or defective.
• Tighten or replace the bulb.
Switch operating light
is broken.
• Call for service.
Oven temperature
too hot or too cold
Oven thermostat
needs adjustment.
• See the Adjust the oven thermostat—Do it yourself!
section.
Oven will not work
A fuse in your home may
be blown or the circuit
breaker tripped.
• Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
Oven controls
improperly set.
• See the Using the oven section.
Plug on range is not
completely inserted in the
electrical outlet.
• Make sure electrical plug is plugged into a live,
properly grounded outlet.
Oven too hot.
• Allow the oven to cool to below locking temperature.
Oven will not
self-clean
Oven controls
improperly set.
• See the Using the self-cleaning oven section.
“Crackling” or
“popping” sound
This is the sound of the
metal heating and cooling
during both the cooking and
cleaning functions.
• This is normal.
Excessive smoking
Excessive soil.
• Touch 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 open after a
clean cycle
Oven too hot.
• Allow the oven to cool below locking temperature.
Oven not clean
after a clean cycle
The oven temperature is too
• All the range to cool to room temperature and
high to set a self-clean operation. reset the controls.
Oven light does
not work
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.
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• See the Using the self-cleaning oven section.
Troubleshooting Tips
Oven controls not properly set.
Care and Cleaning
Possible Causes
Operating Instructions
Problem
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Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning
Troubleshooting Tips
Consumer Support
Before you call for service…
Troubleshooting Tips
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
“LOCK DOOR” flashes
in the display
The self-clean cycle has
been selected but the
door is not closed.
• Close the oven door.
LOCKED DOOR light
is on when you want
to cook
The oven door is locked
because the temperature
inside the oven has not
dropped below the
locking temperature.
• Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad. Allow the oven to cool.
“F— and a number
or letter” flash in
the display
You have a function
error code.
• Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad. Put the oven back into
service.
If the function code
repeats.
• Disconnect all power to the range for at least 30
seconds and then reconnect power. If the function
error code repeats, call for service.
Display goes blank
A fuse in your home may
be blown or the circuit
breaker tripped.
• Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
The clock is in the
black-out mode.
• See the Special features of your oven control section.
Display flashes
Power failure.
• Reset the clock.
Unable to get the
display to show “SF”
Oven control pads were
not touched properly.
• The BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads must be touched
at the same time and held for 3 seconds.
Power outage,
clock flashes
Power outage or surge.
• Reset the clock. If the oven was in use, you must reset
it by touching the CLEAR/OFF pad, setting the clock
and resetting any cooking function.
“Burning” or “oily”
odor emitting from
the vent
This is normal in a
new oven and will
disappear in time.
• To speed the process, set a self-clean cycle for a
minimum of 3 hours. See the Using the self-cleaning
oven section.
Strong odor
An odor from the insulation
around the inside of the
oven is normal for the first
few times the oven is used.
• This is temporary.
Storage drawer
is crooked
Rear drawer support is
on top of the guide rail.
• Reposition the drawer. See the Storage Drawer
Removal instructions in the Care and cleaning of your
range section.
Storage drawer
won’t close
Power cord may be
obstructing drawer
in the lower back
of the range.
• Reposition the drawer and power cord. See the
Storage Drawer Removal instructions in the Care and
cleaning of your range section.
Rear drawer support is
on top of the guide rail.
• Reposition the drawer. See the Storage Drawer
Removal instructions in the Care and cleaning of your
range section.
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call 800.626.2002 (during normal business hours). Have your model number ready.
Troubleshooting Tips
Care and Cleaning
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Accessories.
Surface Elements & Drip Pans
Oven Racks
Broiler Pan
Oven Elements
Light Bulbs
Knobs
Cleaner
Cleaning Pads
Scraper
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or an authorized Customer Care® technician. To schedule service,
on-line, 24 hours a day, visit us at GEAppliances.com, or call
800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737).
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Proof of the original purchase
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GE Will Provide:
One Year
From the date of the
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Any part of the range which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship.
During this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor
and in-home service to replace the defective part.
What GE Will Not Cover:
■ Service trips to your home to teach you how to use
the product.
■ Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit
breakers.
■ Improper installation, delivery or maintenance.
■ Damage to the product caused by accident, fire, floods
or acts of God.
■ Failure of the product if it is abused, misused, or used
for other than the intended purpose or used
commercially.
■ Incidental or consequential damage caused by possible
defects with this appliance.
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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■ Damage caused after delivery.
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