ELECTRIC RANGE USER INSTRUCTIONS THANK YOU for purchasing this high-quality product. If you should experience a problem not covered in TROUBLESHOOTING, please visit our website at www.maytag.com for additional information. If you still need assistance, call us at 1-800-688-9900. You will need your model and serial number located on the oven frame behind the storage drawer panel. Para obtener acceso a “Instrucciones para el usuario de la estufa eléctrica” en español, o para obtener información adicional acerca de su producto, visite: www.maytag.com Tenga listo su número de modelo completo. Puede encontrar su número de modelo y de serie en la etiqueta, ubicada en el marco del horno, detrás del panel del cajón de almacenamiento. Table of Contents RANGE SAFETY.......................................................................................2 The Anti-Tip Bracket .............................................................................2 FEATURE GUIDE .....................................................................................4 COOKTOP USE........................................................................................6 OVEN USE ................................................................................................7 Electronic Oven Controls ......................................................................7 Aluminum Foil........................................................................................7 Positioning Racks and Bakeware .........................................................8 Oven Vent..............................................................................................8 Baking and Roasting.............................................................................8 Broiling ..................................................................................................9 Convection Baking and Roasting .........................................................9 Timed Cooking......................................................................................9 RANGE CARE.........................................................................................10 Self-Cleaning Cycle.............................................................................10 Steam Clean (on some models)..........................................................10 General Cleaning.................................................................................11 Oven Light ...........................................................................................11 TROUBLESHOOTING............................................................................12 ACCESSORIES ......................................................................................13 WARRANTY............................................................................................14 W10269526A RANGE SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.” These words mean: DANGER WARNING You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately follow instructions. You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow instructions. All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed. The Anti-Tip Bracket The range will not tip during normal use. However, the range can tip if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the antitip bracket fastened down properly. WARNING Tip Over Hazard A child or adult can tip the range and be killed. Connect anti-tip bracket to rear range foot. Reconnect the anti-tip bracket, if the range is moved. See the installation instructions for details. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or serious burns to children and adults. Anti-Tip Bracket Making sure the anti-tip bracket is installed: • Slide range forward. • Look for the anti-tip bracket securely attached to floor. • Slide range back so rear range foot is under anti-tip bracket. Range Foot State of California Proposition 65 Warnings: WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer. WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including the following: ■ WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF TIPPING OF THE RANGE, THE RANGE MUST BE SECURED BY PROPERLY INSTALLED ANTI-TIP DEVICES. TO CHECK IF THE DEVICES ARE INSTALLED PROPERLY, SLIDE RANGE FORWARD, LOOK FOR ANTI-TIP BRACKET SECURELY ATTACHED TO FLOOR, AND SLIDE RANGE BACK SO REAR RANGE FOOT IS UNDER ANTI-TIP BRACKET. ■ CAUTION: Do not store items of interest to children in cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a range – children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured. ■ Proper Installation – Be sure the range is properly installed and grounded by a qualified technician. ■ Never Use the Range for Warming or Heating the Room. ■ Do Not Leave Children Alone – Children should not be left alone or unattended in area where the range is in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the range. ■ Wear Proper Apparel – Loose-fitting or hanging garments should never be worn while using the range. ■ User Servicing – Do not repair or replace any part of the range unless specifically recommended in the manual. All other servicing should be referred to a qualified technician. ■ Storage in or on the Range – Flammable materials should not be stored in an oven or near surface units. ■ Do Not Use Water on Grease Fires – Smother fire or flame or use dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher. ■ Use Only Dry Potholders – Moist or damp potholders on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let potholder touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth. ■ DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS OR AREAS NEAR UNITS – Surface units may be hot even though they are dark in color. Areas near surface units may become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials contact surface units or areas near units until they have had sufficient time to cool. Among those areas are the cooktop and surfaces facing the cooktop. ■ Use Proper Pan Size – The range is equipped with one or more surface units of different size. Select utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit heating element. The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the heating element to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing. Proper relationship of utensil to burner will also improve efficiency. ■ Never Leave Surface Units Unattended at High Heat Settings – Boilover causes smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite. ■ Make Sure Reflector Pans or Drip Bowls Are in Place – Absence of these pans or bowls during cooking may subject wiring or components underneath to damage. Protective Liners – Do not use aluminum foil to line surface unit drip bowls or oven bottoms, except as suggested in the manual. Improper installation of these liners may result in a risk of electric shock, or fire. ■ Glazed Cooking Utensils – Only certain types of glass, glass/ceramic, ceramic, earthenware, or other glazed utensils are suitable for range-top service without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. ■ Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Units – To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil, the handle of a utensil should be positioned so that it is turned inward, and does not extend over adjacent surface units. ■ Do Not Soak Removable Heating Elements – Heating elements should never be immersed in water. ■ Do Not Cook on Broken Cooktop – If cooktop should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers may penetrate the broken cooktop and create a risk of electric shock. Contact a qualified technician immediately. ■ Clean Cooktop With Caution – If a wet sponge or cloth is used to wipe spills on a hot cooking area, be careful to avoid steam burn. Some cleaners can produce noxious fumes if applied to a hot surface. ■ Use Care When Opening Door – Let hot air or steam escape before removing or replacing food. ■ Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers – Build-up of pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury. ■ Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed. ■ Placement of Oven Racks – Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved while oven is hot, do not let potholder contact hot heating element in oven. ■ DO NOT TOUCH HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTERIOR SURFACES OF OVEN – Heating elements may be hot even though they are dark in color. Interior surfaces of an oven become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials contact heating elements or interior surfaces of oven until they have had sufficient time to cool. Other surfaces of the appliance may become hot enough to cause burns – among these surfaces are oven vent openings and surfaces near these openings, oven doors, and windows of oven doors. For self-cleaning ranges – ■ Do Not Clean Door Gasket – The door gasket is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage, or move the gasket. ■ 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. ■ Clean Only Parts Listed in Manual. ■ Before Self-Cleaning the Oven – Remove broiler pan and other utensils. For units with ventilating hood – ■ Clean Ventilating Hoods Frequently – Grease should not be allowed to accumulate on hood or filter. ■ When flambeing foods under the hood, turn the fan on. ■ SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 3 FEATURE GUIDE This manual covers several models. Your model may have some or all of the items listed. Refer to this manual or the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of our website at www.maytag.com for more detailed instructions. WARNING Food Poisoning Hazard Do not let food sit in oven more than one hour before or after cooking. Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness. KEYPAD FEATURE INSTRUCTIONS STEAM CLEAN Steam cleaning cycle (on some models) See “Steam Clean” section for more information and helpful tips for the SteamClean feature. 1. Remove all racks and accessories from the oven cavity. 2. Press STEAM CLEAN. “Add H2O” will appear in the display. 3. Add 10 oz (295 mL) of distilled or filtered water to the oven bottom. 4. Push START. 5. After 20 minutes, “End” will appear in the display to signal the end of the cycle. 6. Press CANCEL to clear the display. 7. Remove any excess water with a sponge or cloth and wipe down oven interior. OVEN LIGHT (on some models) Oven cavity light The oven light may be controlled by a keypad on the oven control panel or a manual switch located on the top left corner of the range. While the oven door is closed, press the oven light switch to turn the light on and off. The oven light will come on when the oven door is opened. The oven light will not come on during the Self-Clean cycle. SELF-CLEAN Self-clean cycle See the “Range Care” section. START (hold 3 sec to lock) Oven control lockout 1. 2. 3. 4. CLOCK Clock The Clock uses a 12-hour cycle with a.m. and p.m. 1. Check that the oven is off. 2. Press CLOCK. 3. Press TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to set the time of day, including a.m. or p.m. 4. Press CLOCK or START. KITCHEN TIMER (on/off) Oven timer The Kitchen Timer can be set in hours or minutes up to 12 hours and 59 minutes. 1. Press KITCHEN TIMER. 2. Press TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to set the length of time. 3. Press START to begin the countdown. If enabled, end-of-cycle tones will sound at end of countdown. 4. Press KITCHEN TIMER twice to cancel the Timer. Do not press the Cancel keypad because the oven will turn off. 5. If the Kitchen Timer is running, but not in the display, press KITCHEN TIMER to display the countdown for 5 seconds. BAKE Baking and roasting 1. Press BAKE. 2. Press TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to set a temperature other than 350°F (175°C) in 5° increments between 170°F and 525°F (75°C and 275°C). 3. Press START. 4. To change the temperature, repeat Step 2. Press START or wait 5 seconds for the change to take effect. 5. Press CANCEL when finished. 4 Check that the oven is off. Press and hold START (hold 3 sec to lock) keypad for 3 seconds. A tone will sound, and “Loc” will be displayed. Repeat to unlock. Only the CLOCK, OVEN LIGHT, and KITCHEN TIMER keypads will function with the controls locked. KEYPAD FEATURE INSTRUCTIONS BROIL Broiling 1. Position cookware in oven and close door to broil stop position. The door should remain open approximately 5" (12.7 cm). 2. Press BROIL. 3. Press TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to change the temperature in 5°F (5°C) increments between 300°F and 525°F (150°C and 275°C). 4. Press START. 5. Press CANCEL when finished. CONVECT BAKE Convection baking and roasting 1. Press CONVECT BAKE. 2. Press TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to set a temperature other than 350°F (175°C) in 5° increments between 170°F and 525°F (75°C and 275°C). 3. Press START. 4. To change the temperature, repeat Step 2. Press START or wait 5 seconds for the change to take effect. 5. Press CANCEL when finished. KEEP WARM Hold warm Food must be at serving temperature before placing it in the warmed oven. 1. Press KEEP WARM. 2. Temperature is set at 170°F (75°C) for 60 minutes (1.00 hours). 3. Press START. 4. Press CANCEL when finished. COOK TIME Timed cooking Timed Cooking allows the oven to be set to turn on at a certain time of day, cook for a set length of time, and/or shut off automatically. To set a Timed Cook or a Delayed Timed Cook, see “Timed Cooking” section. DELAY START Delayed start The Delay Start keypad is used to enter the starting time for an oven function with a delayed start. Delay Start should not be used for foods such as breads and cakes because they may not bake properly. To set a Timed Cook or a Delayed Timed Cook, see “Timed Cooking” section. START Cooking start The Start pad begins any oven function. If Start is not pressed within 5 seconds, “PUSH” appears in the display. If start is not pressed within 1 minute after pressing a keypad, the function is canceled and the time of day is displayed. CANCEL Range function The Cancel keypad stops any function except the Clock, Kitchen Timer, and Oven Control Lockout. TEMP/TIME Temperature and time adjust The “+” or “-” keypads are used to adjust time and temperature settings. 5 COOKTOP USE WARNING Cooktop On Indicator Light The Cooktop On indicator light is located on the console panel. When any control knob on the console panel is turned on, the Cooktop On indicator light will glow. Hot Surface Indicator Light Fire Hazard Turn off all controls when done cooking. Failure to do so can result in death or fire. The control knobs can be set to anywhere between HIGH and LOW. Push in and turn to setting. REMEMBER: When range is in use or (on some models) during the Self-Cleaning cycle, the entire cooktop area may become hot. On ceramic glass models, the hot surface indicator light is located on the console panel. The hot surface indicator light will glow as long as any surface cooking area is too hot to touch, even after the surface cooking area is turned off. Dual Cooking Zone (on some models) The Dual Cooking Zone offers flexibility depending on the size of the cookware. Single size can be used in the same way as a regular element. The dual size combines both the single and outer element and is recommended for larger size cookware. A B Ceramic Glass The surface cooking area will glow red when an element is on. It may cycle on and off to maintain the selected heat level. Use cookware about the same size as the surface cooking area. Cookware should not extend more than ½" (1.3 cm) outside the area. Cleaning off the cooktop before and after each use will help keep it free from stains and provide the most even heating. 6 A. Dual B. Single OVEN USE Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few times, or when it is heavily soiled. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and wellventilated room. Electronic Oven Controls Control Display Oven Temperature Control The display will flash when powered up or after a power loss. Press CANCEL to clear. When oven is not in use, the time of day is displayed. Indicator lights show functions that are in use. IMPORTANT: Do not use a thermometer to measure oven temperature because opening the oven door may cause element cycling to give incorrect readings. The oven provides accurate temperatures; however, it may cook faster or slower than your previous oven, so the temperature calibration can be adjusted. It can be changed in Fahrenheit or Celsius. To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration: 1. Press and hold BAKE for 5 seconds until the oven display shows the current calibration, for example “0°F CAL” or “00.” 2. Press the TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to increase or to decrease the temperature in 10°F (5°C) amounts. The adjustment can be set between 30°F (15°C) and -30°F (-15°C). 3. Press START. Tones Tones are audible signals, indicating the following: Basic Functions One tone ■ Valid pad press ■ Oven is preheated (long tone) ■ Function has been entered ■ Reminder (on some models), repeating each minute after the end-of-cycle tones Three tones ■ Invalid pad press Options Mode Four tones ■ End of cycle Fahrenheit and Celsius The temperature is preset at Fahrenheit, but can be changed to Celsius. To change: Press and hold BROIL for 5 seconds. A tone will sound, and “°C” or “°F” will appear on the display. Repeat to change back. To exit mode, press CANCEL. Press and hold KITCHEN TIMER for 5 seconds, and “Opt” will appear. Use the TEMP/TIME keys to cycle through the following options. Press CANCEL to exit the mode. End of Cycle Tones “b1” (beep once) or “b” (continue to beep) will be displayed. Press KITCHEN TIMER to toggle through selection. 12-Hour Shutoff If “12 Hr” is displayed, the oven will automatically shut off after 12 hours. Press KITCHEN TIMER to toggle to “- Hr” to disable the 12-hour shutoff. Oven Light with Door Open “LOn” indicates that the oven light will turn on when the door is open. If “LOFF” is displayed, the oven light will turn on only with the oven light switch. Press KITCHEN TIMER to toggle through selection. Aluminum Foil IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the oven bottom finish, do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil or liner. For best cooking results, do not cover entire oven rack with foil because air must be able to move freely. 7 Positioning Racks and Bakeware IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the porcelain finish, do not place food or bakeware directly on the oven door or bottom. Bakeware To cook food evenly, hot air must be able to circulate. Allow 2" (5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Make sure that no bakeware piece is directly over another. Racks ■ Position racks before turning on the oven. ■ Do not move racks with bakeware on them. ■ Make sure racks are level. To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, raise the front edge, and then lift out. Use the following illustration and charts as a guide. Rack Positions Rack 5: Toasting bread or broiling thin, non-fatty foods. Rack 4: Use for 2-rack baking and broiling. Rack 3: Most baked goods on a cookie sheet, muffin pan or jelly roll pan; and layer cakes. Broiling chicken pieces. Rack 2: Pies, casseroles, yeast bread, quick breads, frozen convenience foods, and 2-rack baking. Rack 1: Roasting large and small cuts of meat and poultry. Multiple Rack Cooking 2-rack: Use rack positions 2 and 4. Baking Layer Cakes on 2 Racks For best results when baking cakes on 2 racks, use racks 2 and 4 for baking. Place the cakes on the racks as shown. 5 4 3 2 1 Oven Vent The oven vent releases hot air and moisture from the oven, and should not be blocked or covered. Blocking or covering the vent will cause poor air circulation, affecting cooking and cleaning results. Do not set plastics, paper or other items that could melt or burn near the oven vent. A A. Oven vent (ceramic glass model) Baking and Roasting PRECISE BAKE Temperature Management System (on some models) The PRECISE BAKE system electronically regulates the oven heat levels during preheat and bake to maintain a precise temperature range for optimal cooking results. The bake and broil elements cycle on and off in intervals. The bake element will glow red when cycling on; the broil element will not. This feature is automatically activated when the oven is in use. 8 Before baking and roasting, position racks according to “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. When roasting, it is not necessary to wait for the oven preheat cycle to end before putting food in unless it is recommended in the recipe. Preheating When START is pressed, the oven will begin preheating. Once 170ºF (75ºC) is reached, the display temperature will increase as the actual temperature of the oven increases. When the preheat temperature is reached, a tone will sound, and the selected temperature will appear on the display. Broiling Broiling uses direct radiant heat to cook food. Changing the temperature when Custom Broiling allows more precise control when cooking. The lower the temperature, the slower the cooking. Thicker cuts and unevenly shaped pieces of meat, fish and poultry may cook better at lower broiling temperatures. ■ For best results, use a broiler pan and grid. It is designed to drain juices and help avoid spatter and smoke. It is not necessary to preheat the oven before putting food in unless recommended in the recipe. Position food on grid in a broiler pan, then place it in the center of the oven rack. Close the door to the broil stop position to ensure proper broiling temperature. If you would like to purchase a broiler pan, one may be ordered. Please refer to the cover for contact information. Ask for Part Number 4396923. Convection Baking and Roasting During convection baking or roasting, the bake and broil elements or burners cycle on and off in intervals to maintain the oven temperature, while the fan circulates the hot air. If the oven door is opened during convection baking or roasting, the fan will turn off immediately. It will come back on when the oven door is closed. Timed Cooking WARNING Food Poisoning Hazard Do not let food sit in oven more than one hour before or after cooking. Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness. To Set a Timed Cook: 1. Press BAKE. The bake indicator light will light up. 2. Press the TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to enter a temperature other than the one displayed. 3. Press COOK TIME. The cook time oven indicator light will light up. 4. Press the TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to enter the length of time to cook. 5. Press START. The display will count down the time. When the time ends, the oven will shut off automatically and “End” will appear on the display. 6. Press CANCEL to clear the display. To Set a Delayed Timed Cook: Before setting, make sure the clock is set to the correct time of day. See the “Clock” keypad feature in the “Feature Guide” section. 1. Press BAKE. 2. Press the TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to enter a temperature other than the one displayed. 3. Press COOK TIME. The cook time oven indicator light will light up. 4. Press TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to enter the length of time to cook. 5. Press DELAY START. The delay oven indicator light will light up. 6. Press TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to enter the time of day to start. 7. Press START. When the start time is reached, the oven will automatically turn on. The temperature and/or time settings can be changed anytime after pressing Start by repeating steps 1-7. When the set cook time ends, the oven will shut off automatically and “End” will appear on the display. 8. Press CANCEL to clear the display. 9 RANGE CARE Self-Cleaning Cycle How the Cycle Works WARNING Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and well-ventilated room. Do not block the oven vent(s) during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Air must be able to move freely. Depending on your model, see “Oven Vent” section. Do not clean, rub, damage or move the oven door gasket. Prepare Range ■ Remove the broiler pan, grid, cookware and bakeware, all cooking utensils, oven racks and aluminum foil and, on some models, the temperature probe from the oven. ■ Use a damp cloth to clean inside door edge and the 1½" (3.8 cm) area around the inside oven cavity frame, being certain not to move or bend the gasket. ■ Remove plastic items from the cooktop because they may melt. ■ Remove all items from the storage drawer. IMPORTANT: The heating and cooling of porcelain on steel in the oven may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks and popping sounds. Before self-cleaning, make sure the door is completely closed or the door will not lock and the self-cleaning cycle will not begin. Once the oven has completely cooled, remove ash with a damp cloth. To avoid breaking the glass, do not apply a cool damp cloth to the inner door glass before it has completely cooled. To stop the self-cleaning cycle at anytime, press the Cancel keypad. If the temperature is too high, the oven door will remain locked and “cool” and “locked” will be displayed. The oven light will not function during the self-cleaning cycle. Electronic Oven Control with Adjustable Clean Time (on some models) The SELF CLEAN self-cleaning cycle is time adjustable between 2 hours 30 minutes and 4 hours 30 minutes in 15-minute increments. Suggested clean times are 2 hours 30 minutes for light soil, and 4 hours 30 minutes for heavy soil. The last 30 minutes of the cycle is for cool down. To Self-Clean: 1. Press SELF CLEAN. 2. Press the TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to enter the desired self-clean cycle time. 3. Press START. The oven door will automatically lock. The DOOR LOCKED and CLEAN indicator lights will be displayed. The time remaining will also be displayed. 4. When the self-clean cycle is complete and the oven cools, the DOOR LOCKED and CLEAN indicator lights will turn off. 5. When the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a damp cloth. Steam Clean (on some models) The Steam Clean feature is designed for light oven cavity bottom cleaning. Use the Steam Clean feature as soon as possible after spills occur. The longer a spill sits and dries in the oven, the more difficult it may be to remove. Allow the range to cool to room temperature before using the Steam Clean feature. If your oven cavity is above 170°F (77°C), “HOT” will appear in the display and the Steam Clean feature will not activate until it cools down. ■ Remove all racks and accessories from the oven cavity. Helpful Hints ■ Once the Steam Clean cycle is complete, remove all remaining water and debris in the bottom of the oven with a sponge or cloth. ■ Wipe any remaining moisture from the oven door interior, oven cavity interior sides, and cooktop. ■ Use a soft brush or nylon scrubber to wipe the oven interior. This may help with more stubborn stains. ■ For best results, pour 10 oz (295 mL) of distilled or filtered water onto the oven bottom. ■ If any soil remains, run a second Steam Clean cycle to help loosen debris for easier removal. ■ The Steam Clean feature will take a total of 20 minutes. “End” will appear in the display at the end of the cycle. ■ Use the Steam Clean on small spills such as cheese or sauce from pizza or snacks, or drips from casseroles. ■ Food spills containing sugar, proteins or starches may require vigorous scrubbing to remove most of the debris. ■ It is recommended to use distilled or filtered water, as tap water may leave mineral deposits on the oven bottom. Use a cloth soaked with vinegar or lemon juice to remove any mineral deposits that may be left after the Steam Clean cycle. ■ If the oven is heavily soiled, use the Self-Clean cycle. The Steam Clean cycle may be used first to eliminate most of the debris, resulting in a more effective self-clean. IMPORTANT: Since the water in the oven bottom is hot, do not open the oven door during the Steam Clean cycle. Press CANCEL at any time to end the cycle. The display will return to the time of day. 10 General Cleaning IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions on cleaning products. For additional information, you can visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of our website at www.maytag.com. Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless otherwise noted. EXTERIOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SURFACES (on some models) Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should be cleaned as soon as the entire range is cool. These spills may affect the finish. Cleaning Method: ■ Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner or nonabrasive scrubbing pad: Gently clean around the model and serial number plate because scrubbing may remove numbers. ■ All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner Part Number 31682 (not included): See cover for contact information. Sugary spills (jellies, candy, syrup) Clean with cooktop scraper and cooktop cleaner. Scrape off sugary spills while the cooktop is still warm. You may want to wear oven mitts while cleaning the cooktop. ■ Heavy soil, dark streaks, specks and discoloration Clean with Cooktop Cleaner or nonabrasive cleanser: ■ Burned-on soil Clean with Cooktop Cleaner and Cooktop Scraper. ■ Metal marks from aluminum and copper Clean with Cooktop Cleaner as soon as cooktop has cooled down. The marks will not totally disappear, but after many cleanings they will become less noticeable. ■ Tiny scratches and abrasions Use Cooktop Cleaner for scratches. Scratches and abrasions do not affect cooking performance, and after many cleanings they will become less noticeable. ■ COOKTOP CONTROLS STAINLESS STEEL (on some models) NOTE: To avoid damage to stainless steel surfaces, do not use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop Cleaner, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or abrasive paper towels. Damage may occur to stainless steel surfaces, even with one-time or limited use. Cleaning Method: Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging. ■ Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish Part Number 31462: See cover for contact information. Liquid detergent or all-purpose cleaner: Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth. METALLIC PAINT (on some models) Do not use abrasive cleaners, cleaners with bleach, rust removers, ammonia or sodium hydroxide (lye) because paint surface may stain. To avoid damage to the cooktop controls, do not use steel wool, abrasive cleansers or oven cleaner. To avoid damage, do not soak knobs. When replacing knobs, make sure knobs are in the OFF position. On some models, do not remove seals under knobs. Cleaning Method: ■ Soap and water: Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove. CONTROL PANEL AND OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR To avoid damage to the control panel, do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or abrasive paper towels. Cleaning Method: ■ Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge: Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on panel. ■ All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner Part Number 31682 (not included): See cover for contact information. CERAMIC GLASS Cleaning Method: Cooktop Cleaner Part Number 31464 is recommended regularly to help avoid scratches, pitting and abrasions and to condition the cooktop. Cooktop Scraper Part Number WA906B is also recommended for stubborn soils. These can be ordered as accessories. See cover for contact information. The Cooktop Scraper uses razor blades. Store razor blades out of the reach of children. Do not use steel wool, abrasive powder cleansers, chlorine bleach, rust remover or ammonia because damage may occur. Light to moderate soil ■ Clean with paper towels or clean damp sponge OVEN RACKS Cleaning Method: ■ Steel-wool pad ■ For racks that have discolored and are harder to slide, a light coating of vegetable oil applied to the rack guides will help them slide. STORAGE DRAWER OR WARMING DRAWER (on some models) Check that storage drawer or warming drawer is cool and empty before cleaning. Cleaning Method: ■ Mild detergent Oven Light The oven light is a standard 40-watt appliance bulb. Before replacing, make sure the oven and cooktop are cool and the control knobs are in the off position. To Replace: 1. Unplug range or disconnect power. 2. Turn the glass bulb cover in the back of the oven counterclockwise to remove. 3. Turn bulb counterclockwise to remove from socket. 4. Replace bulb, then bulb cover by turning clockwise. 5. Plug in range or reconnect power. 11 TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here or visit our website and reference Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to possibly avoid the cost of a service call. www.maytag.com Nothing will operate ■ Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded outlet. ■ Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician. Display shows messages ■ Is the display showing a flashing time? There has been a power failure. Clear the display. On some models, reset the clock, if needed. See “Clock” keypad feature in the “Feature Guide” section. ■ Is the display showing a letter followed by a number? Press the Cancel keypad to clear the display. See “Control Display” in the “Electronic Oven Controls” section. If it reappears, call for service. See cover for contact information. ■ Is the display showing a flashing “PUSH?” or “PSH”? See the “Start” keypad feature in the “Feature Guide” section. Cooktop will not operate ■ Is the control knob set correctly? Push in knob before turning to a setting. ■ On ceramic glass models, is the oven control lockout set? See the control lock keypad feature in the “Feature Guide” section. Self-Cleaning cycle will not operate ■ ■ Has a self-clean cycle been selected? On some ceramic glass models, the cooktop will not operate during a self-clean cycle. Is the oven door open? Close the oven door all the way. ■ Has the function been entered? See “Self-Cleaning Cycle” section. ■ Has a delay start been set? See “Timed Cooking” section. Excessive heat around cookware on cooktop ■ Is the cookware the proper size? Use cookware about the same size as the surface cooking area, element or surface burner. Cookware should not extend more than ½" (1.3 cm) outside the cooking area. Cooktop cooking results not what expected ■ Is the control knob set to the proper heat level? See “Cooktop Use” section. ■ Is the range level? Level the range. See the Installation Instructions. Oven will not operate ■ Is the electronic oven control set correctly? See “Electronic Oven Controls” section. ■ Has a delay start been set? See “Timed Cooking” section. ■ On some models, is the oven control lockout set? See the control lock keypad feature in the “Feature Guide” section. Oven temperature too high or too low ■ Does the oven temperature calibration need adjustment? See “Oven Temperature Control” section of the “Electronic Oven Controls” section. Oven indicator lights flash ■ 12 Do the oven indicator lights flash? See “Control Display” in the “Electronic Oven Controls” section. If the indicator light(s) keeps flashing, call for service. See cover for contact information. Oven cooking results not what expected ■ Is the range level? Level the range. See the Installation Instructions. ■ Is the proper temperature set? Double-check the recipe in a reliable cookbook. ■ Is the proper oven temperature calibration set? See “Oven Temperature Control” section of the “Electronic Oven Controls” section. ■ Was the oven preheated? See “Baking and Roasting” section. ■ Are the racks positioned properly? See “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. ■ Is there proper air circulation around bakeware? See “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. ■ Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan? Check that batter is level in the pan. ■ Is the proper length of time being used? Adjust cooking time. ■ Has the oven door been opened while cooking? Oven peeking releases oven heat and can result in longer cooking times. ■ Are baked items too brown on the bottom? Move rack to higher position in the oven. ■ Are pie crust edges browning early? Use aluminum foil to cover the edge of the crust and/or reduce baking temperature. ACCESSORIES Canning Unit Kit Cooktop Cleaner All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner (coil element models) Order Part Number 242905 (ceramic glass models) Order Part Number 31464 Order Part Number 31682 Cooktop Care Kit Cooktop Scraper Order Part Number 4396927 (includes cleaner, protectant, and applicator pads) Order Part Number 31605 (ceramic glass models) Order Part Number WA906B Broiler Pan Split-Rack with Removable Insert Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish Cooktop Protectant Order Part Number 31463 Order Part Number 4396923 (stainless steel models) Order Part Number 31462 13 MAYTAG® MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY LIMITED WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase, when this major appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Maytag brand of Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada LP (hereafter “Maytag”) will pay for factory specified parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Maytag designated service company. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States or Canada and applies only when the major appliance is used in the country in which it was purchased. Outside the 50 United States and Canada, this limited warranty does not apply. Proof of original purchase date is required to obtain service under this limited warranty. ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM WARRANTY This limited warranty does not cover: 1. Service calls to correct the installation of your major appliance, to instruct you on how to use your major appliance, to replace or repair house fuses, or to correct house wiring or plumbing. 2. Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs, air filters or water filters. Consumable parts are excluded from warranty coverage. 3. Repairs when your major appliance is used for other than normal, single-family household use or when it is used in a manner that is contrary to published user or operator instructions and/or installation instructions. 4. Damage resulting from accident, alteration, misuse, abuse, fire, flood, acts of God, improper installation, installation not in accordance with electrical or plumbing codes, or use of consumables or cleaning products not approved by Maytag. 5. Cosmetic damage, including scratches, dents, chips or other damage to the finish of your major appliance, unless such damage results from defects in materials or workmanship and is reported to Maytag within 30 days from the date of purchase. 6. Any food loss due to refrigerator or freezer product failures. 7. Costs associated with the removal from your home of your major appliance for repairs. This major appliance is designed to be repaired in the home and only in-home service is covered by this warranty. 8. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. 9. Expenses for travel and transportation for product service if your major appliance is located in a remote area where service by an authorized Maytag servicer is not available. 10. The removal and reinstallation of your major appliance if it is installed in an inaccessible location or is not installed in accordance with published installation instructions. 11. Major appliances with original model/serial numbers that have been removed, altered or cannot be easily determined. This warranty is void if the factory applied serial number has been altered or removed from your major appliance. The cost of repair or replacement under these excluded circumstances shall be borne by the customer. DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF REMEDIES CUSTOMER'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR AS PROVIDED HEREIN. IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR OR THE SHORTEST PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW. MAYTAG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. SOME STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS, SO THESE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR PROVINCE TO PROVINCE. If outside the 50 United States and Canada, contact your authorized Maytag dealer to determine if another warranty applies. 9/07 For additional product information, visit www.maytag.com. If you do not have access to the Internet and you need assistance using your product or you would like to schedule service, you may contact us at the number below. Have your complete model number ready. You can find your model number and serial number on the label, located on the oven frame behind the storage drawer panel. For assistance or service, call 1-800-688-9900. If you need further assistance, you can write with any questions or concerns to the address below: Maytag Brand Home Appliances Customer eXperience Center 553 Benson Road Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692 Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence. Please keep these User Instructions and model number information for future reference. 14 Notes 15 W10269526A SP PN W10269529A © 2009 All rights reserved. ® Registered Trademark/ ™ Trademark of Maytag Corporation or its related companies. 5/09 Printed in U.S.A.
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