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ELECTRIC RANGE
Use & Care Guide
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Table of Contents ................................................. 2
W10452008B
TABLE OF CONTENTS
RANGE SAFETY .............................................................................3
The Anti-Tip Bracket ....................................................................3
COOKTOP USE ..............................................................................5
Cooktop Controls.........................................................................5
Coil Elements and Burner Bowls .................................................5
Home Canning .............................................................................6
Cookware .....................................................................................6
OVEN USE.......................................................................................6
Oven Temperature Control ..........................................................6
Aluminum Foil...............................................................................6
Positioning Racks and Bakeware ................................................7
Bakeware......................................................................................7
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Meat Thermometer.......................................................................7
Oven Vent .....................................................................................8
Baking and Roasting ....................................................................8
Broiling..........................................................................................8
RANGE CARE .................................................................................9
General Cleaning..........................................................................9
Oven Light ..................................................................................10
Oven Door ..................................................................................10
TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................10
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE .........................................................11
In the U.S.A. ...............................................................................11
WARRANTY ..................................................................................12
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:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
DANGER
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.
WARNING
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
anti-tip bracket fastened down properly.
WARNING
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
Verify the anti-tip bracket has been properly installed and engaged per installation instructions.
Re-engage anti-tip bracket if range is moved.
Do not operate range without anti-tip bracket installed and engaged.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or serious burns to children and adults.
To verify the anti-tip bracket is installed and engaged:
Anti-Tip
Bracket
• Slide range forward.
• Look for the anti-tip bracket securely attached to floor or wall.
• Slide range back so rear range foot is under anti-tip bracket.
Range Foot
• See installation instructions for details.
State of California Proposition 65 Warnings:
WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer.
WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other
reproductive harm.
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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 OR WALL, 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
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COOKTOP USE
This manual covers several different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed. The locations and
appearances of the features shown here may not match those of your model.
C
B
E
D
G
F
H
A
I
A. Oven light (on some models)
B. Surface heating indicator light
C. Left front control knob
D. Left rear control knob
E. Right rear control knob
F. Right front control knob
Cooktop Controls
WARNING
Fire Hazard
G. Oven temperature control knob
H. Oven heating indicator light
I. Surface area locator
Coil Elements and Burner Bowls
Coil elements should be level for optimal cooking results. Burner
bowls, when clean, reflect heat back to the cookware. They also
help catch spills.
Cookware should not extend more than ½" (1.3 cm) over the coil
element. If cookware is uneven or too large, it can produce
excess heat, causing the burner bowl to change color. For more
information, see the “General Cleaning” section.
NOTE: Before removing or replacing coil elements and burner
bowls, make sure they are cool and the control knobs are in the
Off position.
Turn off all controls when done cooking.
Failure to do so can result in death or fire.
To Remove:
1. Push in the edge of coil element toward the receptacle. Then
lift it enough to clear the burner bowl.
The control knobs can be set to anywhere between High and
Low. Push in and turn to setting. On some models, the surface
cooking area locator shows which element is turned on. Use the
following chart as a guide when setting heat levels.
SETTING
RECOMMENDED USE
HIGH
■
Start food cooking.
■
Bring liquid to a boil.
Medium High
Between Medium
and HIGH
■
Hold a rapid boil.
■
Quickly brown or sear food.
Medium (6)
■
Maintain a slow boil.
■
Fry or sauté foods.
■
Cook soups, sauces and gravies.
Medium Low
Between Medium
and LOW
■
Stew or steam food.
■
Simmer.
LOW
■
Keep food warm.
■
Melt chocolate or butter.
2. Pull the coil element straight away from the receptacle.
3. Lift out the burner bowl.
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To Replace:
1. Line up openings in the burner bowl with the coil element
receptacle.
Cookware material is a factor in how quickly and evenly heat is
transferred, which affects cooking results. A nonstick finish has
the same characteristics as its base material. For example,
aluminum cookware with a nonstick finish will take on the
properties of aluminum.
Cookware with nonstick surfaces should not be used under the
broiler.
Use the following chart as a guide for cookware material
characteristics.
2. Holding the coil element as level as possible, slowly push the
coil element terminal into the receptacle.
3. When the terminal is pushed into the receptacle as far as it
will go, push down the edge of the coil element opposite the
receptacle.
Home Canning
■
CHARACTERISTICS
Aluminum
■
Heats quickly and evenly.
■
Suitable for all types of cooking.
■
Medium or heavy thickness is best for
most cooking tasks.
■
Heats slowly and evenly.
■
Good for browning and frying.
■
Maintains heat for slow cooking.
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
■
Heats slowly, but unevenly.
■
Ideal results on low to medium heat
settings.
Copper
■
Heats very quickly and evenly.
Earthenware
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
■
Use on low heat settings.
Porcelain
enamel-onsteel or cast
iron
■
See stainless steel or cast iron.
Stainless steel
■
Heats quickly, but unevenly.
■
A core or base of aluminum or copper
on stainless steel provides even
heating.
Cast iron
When canning for long periods, alternate the use of elements
between batches. This allows time for the most recently used
areas to cool.
■ Center the canner on the element. Canners should not extend
more than ½" (1.3 cm) beyond the element.
■
COOKWARE
Ceramic or
Ceramic glass
Do not place canner on 2 elements at the same time.
For more information, contact your local agricultural
department. Companies that manufacture home canning
products can also offer assistance.
Cookware
IMPORTANT: Do not leave empty cookware on a hot surface
cooking area, element or surface burner.
Ideal cookware should have a flat bottom, straight sides and a
well-fitting lid, and the material should be of medium-to-heavy
thickness.
Rough finishes may scratch the cooktop or grates. Aluminum and
copper may be used as a core or base in cookware. However,
when used as a base they can leave permanent marks on the
cooktop or grates.
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.
Oven Temperature Control
IMPORTANT: Do not use a thermometer to measure oven
temperature because opening the oven door and element or
burner cycling may give incorrect readings.
The oven provides accurate temperatures; however, it may cook
faster or slower than your previous oven.
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To Set Oven Temperature:
Push in and turn oven control knob to desired temperature
setting.
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 rack with foil
because air must be able to move freely.
■
To catch spills, place foil on rack below dish. Make sure foil is
at least ½" (1.3 cm) larger than the dish and that it is turned
up at the edges.
Positioning Racks and Bakeware
Bakeware
IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the porcelain
finish, do not place food or bakeware directly on the oven door or
bottom.
The bakeware material affects cooking results. Follow
manufacturer’s recommendations and use the bakeware size
recommended in the recipe. Use the following chart as a guide.
RACKS
BAKEWARE/
RESULTS
RECOMMENDATIONS
Light colored
aluminum
■ Light golden crusts
■
Use temperature and time
recommended in recipe.
■
May need to reduce baking
temperatures slightly.
■
Use suggested baking time.
■
For pies, breads and casseroles,
use temperature recommended in
recipe.
■
Place rack in center of oven.
Insulated cookie
sheets or baking
pans
■ Little or no bottom
browning
■
Place in the bottom third of oven.
■
May need to increase baking time.
Stainless steel
■ Light, golden
crusts
■
May need to increase baking time.
Stoneware/Baking
stone
■ Crisp crusts
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
Ovenproof
glassware, ceramic
glass or ceramic
■ Brown, crisp
crusts
■
May need to reduce baking
temperatures slightly.
■
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, then lift out. Use the following illustration and chart as a
guide.
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4
3
2
1
FOOD
RACK POSITION(S)*
Large roasts, turkeys, angel food,
bundt cakes, quick breads, pies
1 or 2
Yeast breads, casseroles, meat and
poultry
2
Cookies, biscuits, muffins, cakes
2 or 3
■
Dark aluminum and
other bakeware with
dark, dull and/or
nonstick finish
■ Brown, crisp
crusts
■
*On models with the CleanBake feature, foods may be placed on
a lower rack position.
BAKEWARE
Hot air must be able to circulate around food to cook evenly, so
allow 2" (5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Use
the following chart as a guide.
NUMBER OF
PAN(S)
POSITION ON RACK
1
Center of rack.
2
Side by side or slightly staggered.
3 or 4
Opposite corners on each rack. Make sure
that no bakeware piece is directly over
another.
Even browning
Uneven browning
Meat Thermometer
A meat thermometer is not supplied with this appliance. Follow
manufacturer's directions for using a meat thermometer. On
models without a temperature probe, use a meat thermometer to
determine whether meat, poultry and fish are cooked to the
desired degree of doneness. The internal temperature, not
appearance, should be used to determine doneness.
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To Broil:
Oven Vent
A
1. Position food on grid in the broiler pan then place it in the
center of the oven rack.
2. Close the door.
3. Push in and turn oven control knob to BROIL.
4. After broiling, turn the oven control knob to OFF.
BROILING CHART
A. Oven vent
The oven vent releases hot air and moisture from the oven, and
should not be blocked or covered. Blocking or covering the oven
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.
Baking and Roasting
Before baking and roasting, position the racks according to the
“Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. When roasting, it is
not necessary to wait for the oven to preheat before putting food
in, unless recommended in the recipe.
To Bake or Roast:
1. Push in and turn the oven control knob to the desired
temperature setting. The Oven Heating light will turn on and
remain on until the oven reaches the set temperature.
2. Place food in oven. The bake element will turn on and off to
maintain cooking temperature. The Oven Heating light will
turn on and off with the element.
3. Turn oven control knob to OFF when finished.
Broiling
Broiling uses direct radiant heat to cook food. Changing the
temperature when broiling allows more precise control. 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. They are
designed to drain juices and help avoid spatter and smoke.
If you would like to purchase a broiler pan, one may be
ordered. See “Assistance or Service” section to order.
■
For proper draining, do not cover the grid with aluminum foil.
The bottom of the pan may be lined with aluminum foil for
easier cleaning.
■
Trim excess fat to reduce spattering. Slit the remaining fat on
the edges to avoid curling.
■
Pull out oven rack to stop position before turning or removing
food. Use tongs to turn food to avoid the loss of juices. Very
thin cuts of fish, poultry or meat may not need to be turned.
■
After broiling, remove the pan from the oven when removing
the food. Drippings will bake onto the pan if left in the heated
oven, making cleaning more difficult.
Before broiling, position rack according to the Broiling Chart. It is
not necessary to preheat the oven before putting food in unless
recommended in the recipe.
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For best results, place food 3" (7 cm) or more from the broil
element. Times are guidelines only and may need to be adjusted
for individual foods and tastes. Recommended rack positions are
numbered from the bottom (1) to the top (5). For diagram, see the
“Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
FOOD
RACK
POSITION
COOK TIME
(in minutes)
Side 1
Side 2
Steak
1" (2.5 cm) thick
medium rare
medium
well-done
4
4
4
14-15
15-16
18-19
7-8
8-9
9-10
Ground meat patties
³₄" (2 cm) thick
well-done
4
13-14
7-8
Pork chops
1" (2.5 cm) thick
4
20-22
10-11
Ham slice, precooked
¹₂" (1.25 cm) thick
4
8-10
4-5
Frankfurters
4
5-7
3-4
Lamb chops
1" (2.5 cm) thick
4
14-17
8-9
Chicken
bone-in pieces
boneless breasts
3
4
17-20
11-16
17-20
11-16
4
8-10
4-5
4
16-18
8-9
Fish Fillets
¹₄-¹₂" (0.6-1.25 cm) thick
Fish Steaks
³₄-1" (2-2.5 cm) thick
RANGE CARE
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.
Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless
otherwise noted.
EXTERIOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SURFACES
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.
■
BURNER BOWLS
Cleaning Method:
Chrome burner bowls
Wash frequently in warm, soapy water. (It is not recommended to
wash chrome bowls in a dishwasher). A mild abrasive cleaner
and a plastic scrubber can be used to remove stubborn stains.
For heavily soiled bowls, place an ammonia soaked paper towel
on the stains and allow to soak for a short time, then gently scrub
with a plastic scrubber.
Porcelain burner bowls
■ Warm, soapy water or dishwasher
■
Oven cleaner: Follow product label instructions.
■
Gas Grate and Drip Pan Cleaner (not included):
affresh® Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner Part Number
W10355010 (not included):
See the “Assistance or Service” section to order.
See “Assistance or Service” section to order.
COOKTOP CONTROLS
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:
■ Warm, soapy water:
Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove.
CONTROL PANEL
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.
■
affresh® Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner Part Number
W10355010 (not included):
OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR
Cleaning Method:
■ Glass cleaner and paper towels or nonabrasive plastic
scrubbing pad: Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge,
not directly on panel.
■
See the “Assistance or Service” section to order.
OVEN CAVITY
Oven cleaner: Follow product label instructions.
Food spills should be cleaned when oven cools. At high
temperatures, foods react with porcelain and staining, etching,
pitting or faint white spots can result.
On some models, the oven door can be removed. See the “Oven
Door” section first.
Cleaning Method:
■ Steel-wool pad
OVEN AND ROASTING RACKS
Cleaning Method:
■ Steel-wool pad
See “Assistance or Service” section to order.
COIL ELEMENTS
Do not clean or immerse in water. Soil will burn off when hot.
For more information, see the “Coil Elements and Burner Bowls.”
section
Cleaning Method:
■ Damp cloth: Make sure control knobs are off and elements
are cool.
affresh® Kitchen and Appliance Cleaner (not included):
BROILER PAN AND GRID (on some models)
Cleaning Method:
Wash in warm sudsy water. (It is not recommended to wash the
chrome grid in a dishwasher.)
A mild abrasive cleaner and a plastic scrubber can be used to
remove stubborn stains.
For heavily soiled bowls, place an ammonia soaked paper towel
on the stains and allow to soak for a short time, then gently scrub
with a plastic scrubber.
Porcelain enamel only
■ Warm soapy water or dishwasher
■
Oven cleaner: Follow product label instructions.
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2. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers on the front of
the door and your thumbs on the inside surface.
Oven Light
The oven light is a standard 40-watt maximum appliance bulb.
Before replacing, make sure the oven and cooktop are cool and
the control knobs are in the Off position.
To Replace Oven Light:
1. Unplug range or disconnect power.
2. Remove screw and clip to release bulb protector in the back
of the oven.
A
3. Pull door straight up, then toward you. Do not remove hinge
pins until the door is replaced on the range.
To Replace:
1. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers on the front of
the door and your thumbs on the inside surface.
B
C
A. Bulb protector
B. Screw
C. Clip
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise to remove from socket.
4. Replace bulb and bulb protector. Place clip over the bulb
protector and screw into place.
5. Plug in range or reconnect power.
2. Hold oven door so that the top edge of each door slot is
horizontal. Insert door hinge into the hinge slots.
3. Tilt top of door toward range. Insert bottom door hinge notch
down onto front frame edge.
Oven Door
For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven
door. However, if removal is necessary, make sure the oven is off
and cool. Then, follow these instructions. The oven door is heavy.
To Remove:
1. Open the oven door. Insert hinge pins, included with your
range, into both hinge hangers. Do not remove the pins while
the door is removed from the range.
4. Open the door completely and remove the hinge pins. Save
hinge pins for future use.
5. Close the door slowly to assure door side panel clearance
and proper hinge engagement.
A
A. Hinge pin
TROUBLESHOOTING
Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call.
Nothing will operate
■
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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.
Cooktop will not operate
■
Is the control knob set correctly?
Push in knob before turning to a setting.
■
On coil element models, is the element inserted properly?
See “Coil Elements and Burner Bowls” 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 ¹⁄₂" (1.3 cm) outside the cooking area.
Cooktop cooking results not what expected
Results not what expected
■
Was the oven preheated?
Wait for oven to preheat before placing food in oven.
■
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 proper cookware being used?
See “Cookware” section.
■
Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan?
Check that batter is level in the pan.
■
Is the control knob set to the proper heat level?
See “Cooktop Controls” section.
■
Is the range level?
Level the range. See the Installation Instructions.
■
Is the range level?
Level the range. See the Installation Instructions.
■
Are baked items too brown on the bottom?
Decrease oven temperature 10° F to 30°F (5°C to 15°C).
■
On coil element models, is the element inserted properly?
See “Coil Elements and Burner Bowls” section.
■
Are crust edges browning early?
Use aluminum foil to cover the edge of the crust and/or
reduce baking temperature.
■
Was the oven preheated?
Wait for oven to preheat before placing food in oven.
■
Is there proper air circulation around bakeware?
See “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
■
Is the proper length of time being used?
Increase baking or roasting time.
■
Is the proper temperature set?
Increase temperature 25°F (15°C).
■
Has the oven door been opened while cooking?
Peeking into the oven while cooking releases oven heat and
can result in longer cooking times.
Oven will not operate
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Is the oven temperature knob set correctly?
See “Oven Temperature Control” section.
Oven indicator lights flash
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Do the OVEN HEATING indicator lights flash?
See “Assistance or Service” section.
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
Before calling for assistance or service, please check
“Troubleshooting.” It may save you the cost of a service call. If
you still need help, follow the instructions below.
When calling, please know the purchase date and the complete
model and serial number of your appliance. This information will
help us to better respond to your request.
If You Need Replacement Parts
If you need to order replacement parts, we recommend that you
use only factory specified replacement parts. Factory specified
replacement parts will fit right and work right because they are
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made with the same precision used to build every new Amana
appliance.
To locate factory specified replacement parts in your area, call us
or your nearest designated service center.
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Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors and service
companies. Amana designated service technicians are
trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide afterwarranty service, anywhere in the United States.
To locate the Amana designated service company in your
area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow
Pages.
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Amana®
Appliances with any questions or concerns at:
Amana Customer Service
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
In the U.S.A.
For assistance, installation or service call Amana® Appliances toll
free: 1-800-843-0304.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
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Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
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Installation information.
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Use and maintenance procedures.
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Accessory and repair parts sales.
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Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking, hearing
impaired, limited vision, etc.).
Accessories
Broiler Pans: www.amana.com/broilerpan
Additional Accessories: www.amana.com/cookingaccessories
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AMANA® 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, Amana brand of Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada LP (hereafter “Amana”) will pay for factory
specified parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by an Amana 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 Amana.
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 Amana 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 Amana 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. AMANA 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 Amana dealer to determine if another warranty applies.
If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” you may find
additional help by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling Amana. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-843-0304. In Canada, call
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1-800-807-6777.
Keep this book and your sales slip together for future
reference. You must provide proof of purchase or installation
date for in-warranty service.
Write down the following information about your major appliance
to better help you obtain assistance or service if you ever need it.
You will need to know your complete model number and serial
number. You can find this information on the model and serial
number label located on the product.
Dealer name____________________________________________________
Address ________________________________________________________
Phone number __________________________________________________
Model number __________________________________________________
Serial number __________________________________________________
Purchase date __________________________________________________
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