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Electric Range
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Models, Modelos
790.9090*, 9091", 9400*, 9410", 9411", 9412", 9413"
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Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
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Table of Contents
Free-Standing Range Warranty ........................................... 2
Product Record ...................................................................
2
iMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .......................... 3-4
Protection Agreements ........................................................
5
Range Features ..................................................................
6
Before Setting Oven Controls ...........................................
7-8
Setting Surface Controls .....................................................
8
Surface Cooking ..................................................................
9
Oven Control Functions .....................................................
10
Setting Oven Controls ..................................................
11-13
Select Self Cleaning .....................................................
14-15
General Care & Cleaning ..............................................
16-19
Adjusting Your Oven Temperature ...................................... 19
Before You Make a Service Call ................................... 20-21
Sears Service ......................................................
Back Page
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Kenmore
Appliance
Product
Record
In this space below, record the date of purchase, model and
serial number of your product. You will find the model and
serial number printed on an identification plate. The serial
plate is located on the right side of the oven front frame in
the storage or warmer drawer compartment. See bottom of
this page for the serial plate location.
Model No.
790.
Serial No.
Date of Purchase
Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future
reference.
Warranty
One Year Limited
Warranty
When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect
in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4=MY=HOME ® to arrange for free repair. If this
appliance is used for other than private family purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.
This warranty covers only defects in material and workmanship.
Sears will NOT pay for:
1. Expendable items that can wear out from normal use, including but not limited to filters, belts, light bulbs, and bags.
2. A service technician to instruct the user in correct product installation, operation or maintenance.
3. A service technician to clean or maintain this product.
4. Damage to or failure of this product if it is not installed, operated or maintained according to all instructions supplied with the
product.
5. Damage to or failure of this product resulting from accident, abuse, misuse or use for other than its intended purpose.
6. Damage to or failure of this product caused by the use of detergents, cleaners, chemicals or utensils other than those
recommended in all instructions supplied with the product.
7. Damage to or failure of parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to this product.
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. Sears 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 limitation may not apply to you.
This warranty applies only while this appliance is used in the United States and Canada.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Dept. 817WA, Hoffman Estates, I L 60179
Sears Canada inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada MSB 2B8
Serial
Plate Location
You will find the model and serial number printed on the serial
plate. The serial plate is located on the right side of the oven front
frame in the storage or warmer drawer compartment.
Please see the illustration for exact location.
Remeber to record the serial number for future reference (See top
of page under Product Record).
Serial plate location; Open the Storage
Drawer
(some models) or lower cover panel (some models)
important Safety instructions
Read all instructions
before
using
this appliance.
Save these
instructions
for future reference.
This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given.
This Symbol will he!p alert you to Situations tha t may Cause Serious bodily harml death or property damagel
This Symbol will help alert you to Situations that may Cause bodily injury 0r property damage.
• Remove all tape and packaging before using the range.
Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the
range. Never allow children to play with packaging material.
• Proper Installation--De sure your appliance is properly
installed and grounded
by a qualified technician
in
accordance
with the National Electrical Code ANSI/
NFPA No. 70 latest edition and local electrical code
requirements. Installonly per installationinstructionsprovided
in the literature package for this range.
Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an
authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the power
to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an
emergency.
• User servicing--Do
not repair or replace any part of the
appliance
unless specifically recommended
in the
manuals. All other servicing should be done only by a
qualified technician. This may reduce the risk of personal
injury and damage to the range.
• Never modify or alter the construction
of a range by
removing leveling legs, panels, wire covers, anti=tip
bracketslscrews,
or any other part of the product.
,
,
,
,
All ranges can tip.
Injury to persons could result.
install anti-tip device packed with range.
See installation instructions.
_To
reduce the risk of
tipping, the rangemust be secured by
properly installed anti-tip bracket provided
with the range. To check if the bracket is
installed properly, visually check that rear
leveling leg is inserted into and fully
secured by the anti-tip bracket by
removing lower panel or storage drawer.
For models with a warmer drawer, grasp
the top rear edge of the range and
carefully attempt to tilt it forward. Refer to
the installation instructions for proper anti-
Do not use the oven or warmer drawer (if
equipped) for storage.
Never Use Your Appliance
Heating the Room.
for Warming
or
• Storage in or on Appliance--Flammable
materials
should not be stored in an oven, warmer drawer, near
surface units or in the storage drawer. This includes
paper, plastic and cloth items, such as cookbooks, plasticware
and towels, as well as flammable liquids. Do not store
explosives, such as aerosol cans, on or near the range.
• Do Not Leave Children Alone--Children
should not be
left alone or unattended in the area where appliance is
inuse.
They
should
never
beallowed
tositorstand
onany
part of the appliance
• DO NOTTOUCH SURFACE UNITS, AREAS NEARTHESE
UNITS, HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTERIOR SURFACES
O F THE OVEN. Both surface units and oven heating elements
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 otherflammable
materials touch these areas until they have had sufficient time
to cool. Among these areas are the cook top, surfaces facing
the cook top, the oven vent openings and surfaces near these
openings, oven door and window.
. Wear Proper Apparel--Loose=fitting
or hanging garments
should never be worn while using the appliance. Do not
let clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires--Smother
the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry
chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or
grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
• Use Only Dry Potholders - Moist or damp potholders on
hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let
potholders touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or
other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.
•
Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers - Buildup of
L
t!p bracket !nsta!!at!on.
_,
pressure may cause container to burst and result in
injury.
Stepping, leaning or sitting on the doors or
• Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to
drawers of this range can result in serious injuries and
be stored or discarded.
also cause damage to the range. Do not allow children to
climb or play around the range. The weight of a child on an open
not attempt to operate the range during
door may cause the range to tip, resulting in serious burns or IMPORTANT--Do
a power failure. If the power fails, always turn off the range.
other injury.
If the range is not turned off and the power resumes, the range
Do not store items of interest to children in
will begin to operate again. Once the power resumes, reset the
the cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a clock and oven function.
range. Children climbing on the range to reach items could be
seriously injured.
important Safety instructions
iMPORTANT
iNSTRUCTiONS
IMPORTANT
OVEN
FOR USING YOUR
COOKTOP
, Knowwhieh knob controls each surface heating unit. Place a
pan of food on the unit before turning it on, and turn the unit off
before removing the pan.
Use Proper Pan Size--This
appliance is equipped with one or
more surface units of different sizes. 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 element will also
improve efficiency.
, Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over
Adjacent Surface Elements--To
reduce the risk of burns, ignition
of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact
with the utensil, the handle of the utensil should be positioned so
that it is turned inward, and does not extend over adjacent surface
units.
* Never Leave Surface Elements Unattended at High Heat
Settings--Boilovers
cause smoking and greasy spillovers that
may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
Do Not immerse or Soak Removable Heating Elements-Heating elements should never be immersed in water. Heating
elements clean themselves during normal operation.
Glazed Cooking Utensils--Only
certain types of glass, glass/
ceramic, ceramic, earthenware,
or other glazed utensils are
suitable for cook top service without breaking due to the sudden
change
in temperature.
Check
the
manufacturer's
recommendations
for cook top use.
When flaming foods under a ventilating hood, turn the fan on.
SELF CLEANING
INSTRUCTIONS
FOR USING YOUR
, Use Care When Opening Oven Door or Warmer Drawer (if
equipped)--Stand
to the side ofthe range when opening the door
of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or
replace food in the oven.
* Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed.
The oven vent is located
under the left rear surface element if your model is equipped with
coil elements. The oven vent is located below the backguard for
models equipped with ceramic-glass cook tops. Touching the
surfaces in this area when the oven is operating may cause
severe burns. Also, do not place plastic or heat-sensitive items
on or near the oven vent. These items could melt or ignite.
* Placement of Oven Racks. Always place oven racks in desired
location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved while oven is
hot use extreme caution. Use potholders and grasp the rack with
both hands to reposition. Do not let potholders contact the hot
heating elements in the oven. Remove all utensils from the rack
before moving.
* Do not use the broiler pan without its insert. The broiler pan and
its insert allow dripping fat to drain and be kept away from the high
heat of the broiler.
* Do not cover the broiler insertwith aluminum foil. Exposed fat
and grease could ignite.
* Protective Liners--Do not use aluminum foil to line the oven
bottom. Only use aluminum foil as recommended in this manual.
Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric
shock, or fire.
OVENS
* Clean in the self-cleaning
cycle only the parts listed in this Use & Care Manual. Before self cleaning the oven, remove the broiler
pan and any utensils or foods from the 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.
* 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.
,The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning cycle of any range. Move birds to another
well-ventilated
room.
IMPORTANT
INSTRUCTIONS
FOR CLEANING
YOUR RANGE
, Clean the range regularly to keep all parts free of grease that could catch fire. Pay particular attention to the area underneath each
surface element. Do not allow grease to accumulate.
, Kitchen cleaners and aerosols--Always
follow the manufacturer's
recommended directions
for use. Be aware that excess
residue from cleaners and aerosols may ignite causing damage and injury.
, Clean Ventilating Hoods Frequently--Grease
should not be allowed to accumulate on the hood or filter. Follow manufacturer's
instructions for cleaning.
COIL COOK TOP MODELS
, 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 reflector pans. Only use aluminum foil as recommended
in this manual, improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric shock, or fire. Improper installation of these liners
may result in risk of electric shock, or fire.
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.
PROTECTION
AGREEMENTS
ACUERDOS
En los EE.UU.
In the U.S.A.
Master Protection Agreements
Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new
Kenmore C_
product is designed and manufactured for years
of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require
preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That's
when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you
money and aggravation.
Purchase a Master Protection Agreement now and protect
yourself from unexpected hassle and expense.
The Master Protection Agreement also helps extend the life
of your new product. Here's what's included in the
Agreement:
5_ Expert service by our 12,000 professional repair
specialists.
5_ Unlimited service and no charge for parts and labor
on all covered repairs.
5_ "No-lemon"
guaranteereplacement
of your covered product if four or more product failures
occur within twelve months.
5_ Product replacement if your covered product can't be
fixed.
5_ Annual Preventive Maintenance Check at your
request- no extra charge.
5_ Fast help by phone - phone support from a Sears
technician on products requiring in-home repair, plus
convenient repair scheduling.
5_ Power surge protection against electrical damage
due to power fluctuations.
5_ Rental reimbursement
if repair of your covered
product takes longer than promised.
Acuerdos maestros de proteccibn
Lo felicitamos por haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su
nuevo producto Kenmore®rue disefiado y fabricado para
ofrecer muchos afios de servicio confiable. Sin embargo,
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RIGHTR_R
Your Electric
Range Features
Include:
1.
Electronic
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
Single Element Control.
Single Element Control.
Single Element Control.
Single Element Control.
(not shown)
"ELEMENT ON" Indicator Light.
"ELEMENT ON" Indicator Light.
Manual Oven Light Switch (some models).
Automatic Oven Door Light Switch (some models).
Oven Interior Light with Shield (some models).
Self-Cleaning
Oven interior.
Self-Clean Door Latch.
14.
15.
16.
17.
Adjustable Oven Rack(s).
Large 1 piece Oven Door Handle.
Full width Oven Door (style vary with model).
Storage Drawer with Drawer Handle (some models)
cover panel (some models).
Easy to clean upswept Coil Element Cooktop.
6" Single Elements.
8" Single Elements.
Removable Element Drip Bowls.
Broil Pan (some models).
Broil Pan Insert (some models).
Leveling Legs and Anti-tip Bracket (included).
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
Oven Control with Kitchen
NOTE: The features of your range may
vary according to model type & color.
Timer.
or lower
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:
Before Setting Oven Controls
Oven Vent Location
OVEN VENT LOCATED
UNDER LEFT REAR ELEMENT
The oven vent is located under the left rear surface element (See
Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air passes through the vent. This
venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good
baking results. DO NOT BLOCK OVEN VENT.
Removing
& Replacing
Oven
Racks
To remove, pull the rack forward until itstops. Lift up front of rack and slide
out. To replace, fit the rack onto the guides on the oven walls. Tilt the front
of the rack upward and slide the rack back into place.
Fig. 1
Arranging
Oven Racks
ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL
(PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use oven mitts when
using the oven.
For models with a visible Bake Element (Refer to Fig. 2)
For models with a hidden Bake Element* (Refer to Fig. 3)
Recommended
Food
Oven with visible
Bake Element - Fig. 2
Types of Oven
Rack Positions for Broiling, Baking & Roasting:
Rack Position Rack Position*
Broiling hamburgers & steaks
Broiling meats, chicken or fish
Cookies, cakes, pies, biscuits
& Muffins
1
1, 2 or 3
3 or 4
1
1, 2, or 3
3 or 4
Frozen pies, angel food cake,
yeast, bread, casseroles, small
cuts of meat or poultry
Turkey, roast or ham
5 or 6
6
6
7
Oven with hidden
Bake Element - Fig. 3*
Racks
Your range may be equipped with
one or more of the oven rack types
shown; Fiat Rack, Handle Rack
and Offset Rack. To maximize
cooking space the Offset rack can be
used in the lowest rack position to
roast large cuts of meat and poultry.
Baking
Oven
Layer Cakes with 1 or 2 Oven
Rack
Oven
Rack
Oven
Rack
Racks
For best results when baking cakes using 2 oven racks, place cookware on rack positions 2 & 5 (for models with a visible bake
element). For models with a hidden bake element place oven racks in positions 3 (Flat rack) & 6 with the Offset rack if equipped
(Refer to Fig. 4).
For best results when using a single oven rack, place cookware on rack position 4 (for all models - Refer to Fig. 5).
Air Circulation
in the Oven
For best air circulation and baking
results allow 2-4" (5-10 cm) around
the cookware for proper air circulation
and be sure pans and cookware do not
touch each other, the oven door, sides
or back of the oven cavity. The hot air
must be able to circulate around the
pans and cookware in the oven for
even heat to reach around the food.
Fig. 4
Fig. 5
Before Setting
Oven Controls
ELEMENT
(cont'd)
ON indicator
Lights
ELEMENT ON
Your range is equipped with surface control indicator lights that will glow on your
range--the ELEMENT ON indicator lights (See illustration at left).
The ELEMENT ON is located on the control panel and will glow when a surface
element is turned ON. A quick glance at these indicator lights after cooking is an
easy check to be sure ALL surface controls are turned OFF.
Setting
Surface Controls
To Operate
Surface
Elements
(all models)
To Operate
ELEMENT
the Surface
Elements:
RIGHT FRONT
ON
1.
OO
OO
Place cooking utensil on the surface element.
Push in and turn the surface control knob either direction to the desired
setting. Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to
a lower setting to finish cooking. The control knobs do not have to be set
exactly on a particular setting. Use the settings as a guide and adjust the
control knob as needed.
When cooking is completed, turn the surface element OFF before removing
the pan. Note: The surface "ELEMENT ON" indicator light(s) will glow
when one or more elements are turned on. A quick glance at these
indicator light(s) when cooking is finished is an easy check to be sure all
surface elements are turned off. See chart below for recommended control
settings for different types of foods.
The suggested settings found in the table below are based on cooking in medium-weight aluminum pans with lids. Settings may
vary when using other types of pans.
STANDARD SETTING FORSURFACE ELEMENTS
Setting
Typeof Cooking
HIGH (HI - 9)
Start most foods, bring water to a boil, pan broiling
MEDIUM HIGH (7 - 8)
Continue a rapid boil, fry, deep fat fry
MEDIUM (5 - 6)
Maintain a slow boil, thicken sauces and gravies, steam vegetables
MEDIUM LOW (2 - 4)
Keep foods cooking,
LOW (LO - 1)
Keep warm, melt, simmer
poach, stew
SIMMERSELECTSURFACE
Max. Simmer (4)
Larger quantities
Min. Simmer
Smaller
(LO)
quanitites
ELEMENT
of food, stews and soups
of food, delicate
foods, melting chocolate
or butter
Surface
Using
Cooking
proper cookware
The size and type of cookware used will influence the setting
needed for best cooking results. Cookware should have flat
bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating
element (See Fig. 1). Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across
the bottom of the cookware (See Fig. 2).
o Curved and warped pan
bottoms.
• Flat bottom and straight
sides.
• Tight fitting
Cookware
Material
Types
The cookware material determines how evenly and quickly heat is
transferred from the surface element to the pan bottom. The most
popular materials available are:
ALUMINUM - Excellent heat conductor. Some types of food will
cause it to darken (Anodized aluminum cookware resists staining
& pitting). If aluminum pans slide across the ceramic cooktop,
they may leave metal marks which will resemble scratches.
Remove these marks immediately.
INCORRECT
CORRECT
lids.
• Weight of handle does not
tilt pan. Pan is well
balanced,
STAINLESS STEEL - Slow heat conductor with uneven cooking
results. Is durable, easy to clean and resists staining.
CAST IRON - A poor heat conductor however will retain heat very
well. Cooks evenly once cooking temperature is reached. Not
recommended for use on ceramic cooktops.
PORCELAIN-ENAMEL on METAL- Heating characteristics will
vary depending on base material. Porcelain-enamel coating must
be smooth to avoid scratching ceramic cooktops.
GLASS - Slow heat conductor. Not recommended for ceramic
cooktop surfaces because it may scratch the glass.
v
• Pan sizes match the
amount of food to be
prepared and the size of
the surface element.
• Made of a materia} that
conducts heat well.
• Pan is smaller
element.
• Easy to clean.
® Always match pot diameter
to surface element
diameter•
Fig.
COPPER - Excellent heat conductor but discolors easily. May
leave metal marks on ceramic glass (see Aluminum above).
o Pan overhangs element by
more than one-half inch.
Be sure to follow the
recommendations for
using proper
cookware as
illustrated in Figs. 1 &
2. For more
information about the
ceramic cooktop see
"Cooktop Cleaning &
Maintenance" in the
General Care &
Cleaning section.
® Heavy
than
handle tilts pan.
1
Fig. 2
Oven Control
Functions
READ TH E iNSTRUCTiONS CAREFU LLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN For satisfactory use of your oven become familiar with
the various pad functions of the oven as described below
BROIL PAD-- Used to
select the variable broil
function
\
CLOCK SET
PAD-- Used
to set the
time of day.
UP and DOWN ARROW PADS-- Used along
with the function pads to select oven
temperature time of day clean time and
minutetimer
_
\
FEATUREINDICATOR
LIGHTS-- These light to
show which feature is in
_
use
I
TIMERON/OFF
"_
PADUsed
toset
....
or cancel the minute
timer The minute
timer does not start
0
..............
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BAKEPAD--Usedto
seect
thebake
functon
.....
CLEAR/OFF
or stop cooking
Also
TIMER ON/OFF pad
is used to set the
Continuous Sake
feature.
Se/li
SELECT SELFCLEAN
PAD-- Used to select the
Self Cleaning cycle A 2
3 or 4 hour Self Clean
time may be selected
3<a_<
PAD--
Used
to clear any function
previously entered
except the time of day
and minute timer. Press
i
OVEN PREHEAT & DOOR LOCKED LIGHTS*-The OVEN
light
will glow each time the oven turns on to maintain the set oven
temperature
The PREHEAT
light will glow when the oven is first
set to operate or if the desired temperature is reset higher than the
actual oven temperature
The DOOR LOCKED
light will flash
when the oven door locks and unlocks or when using the Self
Clean cycle or the oven door lockout is activated The indicator light
will glow constantly after the door locks
CLEAR/OFF to stop
cooking. Also the CLEAR/
OFF pad is used to
activate Oven Lockout
setting.
*Note: The OVEN indicator light on the electronic display wi!l turn ON and OFF: when using the Bake feature and during
preheat. This is norma I and indicates that the oven is cYcling to maintain the selected baking temperature, When the
preheat indicator light turns OFF, your oven is ready.
Temperature
conversion
The electronic oven control is set to operate in °F (Fahrenheit) when shipped from the factory. The oven can be programmed
for any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C).
To change the temperature
to °C (Celsius)
or from °C to °F (control
1.
Press B_o_....
appears in the display.
2.
Press and hold the J%. until "Hr' appears in the display.
3.
Press and hold B,o,until °F or °C appears
4.
Press the A
5.
Press any control pad to return to normal operating mode.
or V
in the display.
to change °F to °C or °C to °F.
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should
not be in a Bake or Clean mode):
Setting Oven Controls
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Note: The time of day must first be set in order to operate the ovenl
To Set the Clock
When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display will flash
"12:00".
1.
Press (_
2.
Within 5 seconds, press and hold the _
once (do not hold pad down).
or V
until the correct time of day appears in the display.
Note: The clock cannot be changed during a Self-Clean cycle.
To Set the Minute Timer:
1.
Press _.
2.
Press the A
to increase the time in one minute increments. Press and hold the _%, to increase the time in 10
minute increments. The timer can be set for any amount of time from 1 minute to 11 hours and 59 minutes.
Note: If the V
3.
4.
pad is pressed first, the timer will advance to 11 hours and 59 minutes.
The display shows the timer countdown in minutes until 1 minute remains. Then the display will countdown in seconds.
When the set time has run out, the timer will beep 3 times and will continue to beep 3 times every 60 seconds until
is pressed.
Note: The indicator light located above the _
pad will glow while the minute timer is active.
Note: The minute timer does not start or stop cooking. It serves as an extra timer in the kitchen that will beep when the set
time has run out. The minute timer can be used alone or during any of the other oven functions. When the minute timer is in
use with any other function, the minute timer will be shown in the display. To view other functions, press the pad for that
function.
To Change the Minute Timer while it is in use:
While the timer is active and shows in the display, press and hold the ,/% or V
to increase or decrease the time.
To Cancel the Minute Timer before the set time has run out: Press _.
Note: To turn the time of day disp!aY OFF oroN
in the display piess _
and h01d for i5 seconds (the control will beep
once) and then release. This feature does not remove the set time of day from the memory of the control. Whe n the display
is turned OFF the timed
daY wi!l re;appear f0ra few seconds any time the@
11
pad is t0uched.
Setting
Oven Controls
To Set or Change
the Temperature
(cont'd)
for Baking
The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C).
To Set the Controls
for Baking:
1.
Press B,ke. "
2.
Within 5 seconds, press the A
V,
3.
"appears
in the display.
or V.
The display will show "350°F (177°C). '' By pressing and holding the/_,
or
the temperature can then be adjusted in 5°F increments (1 °C if the control is set to display Celsius).
As soon as the _
or V
pad is released, the oven will begin heating to the selected temperature. When the
displayed temperature reaches the desired baking temperature, the preheat indicator light will turn OFF and the control
will beep 3 times.
4.
To cancel baking, press _.
To Change the Oven Temperature
after Baking has Started:
1.
Press B_ke
and make sure the bake temperature is displayed.
2.
Press the J%. or V
To Set Control
pad to increase or decrease the set temperature.
for Continuous
Bake or 12 Hour Energy
Saving
The oven control has a built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the control is left on for more than
11 hours and 59 minutes. The oven can be programmed to override this feature for continuous baking.
To set control for continuous
1.
Press and hold _
baking:
down for 5 seconds until tone is heard, "----
hr" will appear in display for continuous cooking.
The current time of day will return to the display.
,
To cancel the Continuous Bake function, press _
and hold for 5 seconds until tone is heard. "12hr" will appear in
display indicating that the control has returned to the 12 Hour Energy Saving feature.
t'%
To Set Control
for Oven Lockout
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Oven
Lockout
The control can be programmed to lock the oven door and lockout the oven control pads.
To set Control for Oven Lockout
1.
Press _
feature:
and hold for 3 seconds. "Loc" will appear in display, the "Door Locked" indicator light will flash and the
motor driven door lock will begin to close automatically. DO NOT open oven door while the indicator light is flashing.
Allow about 15 seconds for the oven door to lock. Once the oven door is locked, the current time of day will appear in
the display.
2.
To cancel the Oven Lockout feature, press _
and hold for 3 seconds. The control will unlock the oven door and
resume normal operation.
Note: If any control pad is pressed while in the oven
control pad is released,
Lockout mode, !'Loc', will appear inthe display
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until the
Setting
Oven Controls
(cont'd)
To Set for Broiling:
,
Arrange the oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as
suggested in the Broil Rack Position Table below.
2.
Press ,,,_ "----"will
appear in display.
3.
Press and hold the A
or V
the display. Press the A
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
until the desired broil setting level appears in
for HI broil or the V
for LO broil. Most foods
Fig. 1
may be broiled at the HI broil setting. Select the LO broil setting to avoid
excess browning or drying of foods that should be cooked to the well-done
stage.
For optimum browning, preheat broil element for 3 - 4 minutes
before adding food.
Place the insert on the broil pan, then place the food on the insert (See
Fig. 1; some models). DO NOT use the broil pan without the insert or cover
the insert with aluminum foil. The exposed fat could ignite.
Place the pan on the oven rack. Open the oven door to the broil stop
position when broiling (See Fig 2).
Broil on one side until food is browned. Turn and broil food on 2nd side.
Note: Always pull the oven rack out to the stop position before turning or
removing the food.
Fig. 2
When broiling is finished, press _.
Broil Rack Position Table (Refer to Fig. 3)
Rack Postion from Top
Food category
1st rack position
Medium steaks & hamburgers
2nd rack position
Fish, medium-well steaks & pork chops
3rd rack position
Well-done foods such as chicken & lobster
Note: The broiler pan and the insert allows grease to drain and be kept away
from the high heat of the broiler. DO NOT use the pan without the insert (some
models). DO NOT cover the insert with foil; the exposed grease could ignite.
Should an oven fire occur, close the oven door and turn the oven
OFF. If the fire continues, use a fire extinguisher. DO NOT put water or flour on
the fire. Flour may be explosive.
Fig. 3
To Operate
the Oven
Light
The interior oven light will automatically turn ON when the oven door is opened.
Press the Oven Light Switch located on the upper left control panel to turn the
interior oven light ON and OFF whenever the oven door is closed (Fig. 4).
C
The interior oven light is located at the upper left rear wall of the oven interior and
is covered with a glass shield held by a wire holder. The glass shield must be in
place whenever the oven isin use. To change the interior oven light, see "Changing
the Oven Light" in the General Care & Cleaning section.
Fig. 4
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Self-Cleaning
s
During the Self-Cleaning
cycle, the outside of the range can
become very hot to the touch. DO NOT
leave small children unattended near the
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appliance.
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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.
DO NOT line the oven
walls, racks, bottom or any other part of
the range with aluminum foil. Doing so
will destroy heat distribution, produce
poor baking results and cause
permanent damage to the oven interior
(aluminum foil will melt to the interior
surface of the oven).
DO NOT force the oven
door open. This can damage the
automatic door locking system. Use
caution when opening the door after the
Self-Cleaning cycle is completed. The
oven may still be VERY HOT.
DO HAND
CLEAN DOOR
DO NOT
HAND
OVE
DOOR GASKET
Note: See additional cleaning information
for the oven door in the General Care &
Cleaning section.
Self=Cleaning
Oven
A Self-Cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures (well above cooking
temperatures) which eliminate soils completely or reduces them to a fine
powdered ash you can wipe away with a damp cloth.
Adhere to the following cleaning precautions:
•
DO NOT use oven cleaners or oven protective coatings in or around any
part of the Self-Cleaning oven.
•
DO NOT clean the oven door gasket. The woven material of the oven door
gasket is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub,
damage or remove the gasket.
•
DO NOT use any cleaning materials on the oven door gasket. Doing so
could cause damage.
•
Remove the broiler pan and insert, all utensils and any aluminum
foil, These items cannot withstand high cleaning temperatures.
•
Remove the oven racks. If they are not removed during the Self-Clean
cycle their color will turn slightly blue and the finish will be dull. After the
cycle is complete and the oven has cooled, rub the sides of the oven racks
with wax paper or a cloth containing a small amount of salad oil (this will
make the racks glide easier into the rack position).
•
Remove any excessive spillovers in the oven cavity before starting the
Self-Cleaning cycle. To clean, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Large
spillovers can cause heavy smoke orfire when subjected to high
temperatures. DO NOT allow food spills with a high sugar or acid content
(such as milk, tomatoes, sauerkraut, fruit juices or pie filling) to remain on
the surface as they may leave a dull spot even after cleaning.
•
Clean any soil from the oven frame, the door liner outside the oven door
gasket and the small area at the front center of the oven bottom. These
areas heat sufficiently to burn soil on. Clean with soap and water.
NOTE: Prior to setting the Self-Clean cycle, any spills remaining on the oven
bottom should be removed.
Some models have an exposed Bake element in the lower oven cavity. On
these models the bake element is designed to be tilted up using your hand
from the front of the bake element. This will allow easier access to the oven
bottom for cleaning. Be careful not to raise the element more than 4 or 5 inches
from the resting position.
Baking element
may be tilted about
4 or 5 inches
to clean oven bottom
The oven bake and broil elements may appear to have cooled after
they have been turned OFF. The elements may still be hot and burns may occur
if these elements are touched before they have cooled sufficiently.
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Self-Cleaning
Starting
the Select
(cont'd)
Self=Clean
Cycle
For satisfactory results, use a 2 hour Self-Clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for average or a 4 hour cycle for
heavy soils. NOTE: The kitchen area should be well ventilated using an open window, ventitlation fan or exhaust hood
during the 1st Self-Clean cycle. This will help eliminate the normal odors associated with the 1st Self-Clean cycle.
To Set the Controls
for a Self=Clean
Cycle:
1.
Be sure the clock shows the correct time of day.
2.
Press @.
3.
Press the A
"
"appears
or V
in the display.
once. "3:00" appears in the display for a 3 hour cycle. To change to a 2 hour cycle press V.
"2:00" appears in the display or to select a 4 hour cycle press J_.. "4:00" appears in the display.
As soon as the controls are set, the motor driven lock will begin to close automatically and the "LOCK" indicator light
will flash. DO NOT open the oven door while the light is flashing (it takes about 15 seconds for the oven door to lock).
,
"CLn" will appear in the display during the Self-Clean cycle and the "LOCK" light will glow until the Self-Cleaning cycle
is complete or cancelled and the oven temperature has cooled.
When the Self=Clean Cycle is complete:
1.
The time of day or "End" will appear in the display window and the "Clean" and "LOCK" light will continue to glow.
2.
Once the oven has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and the "LOCK" light has gone out, the oven door can be opened.
3.
If "End" is in the display and the Select Clean indicator light remains ON, press _.
The time of day will appear in the
display.
NOTE: When the oven is cool, wipe away any residue or powdered ash with a damp cloth or paper towel.
Stopping
or Interrupting
a Select
Self=Cleaning
Cycle
If it becomes necessary to stop or interrupt a Self-Cleaning cycle:
1.
Press _.
2.
3.
Once the oven has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and the "LOCK" light has gone out, the oven door can be opened.
Restart the Self-Clean cycle once all conditions have been corrected.
To avoid possible burns use care when opening the oven door after the Self-Cleaning cycle. Stand to the side of
the oven when opening the door to allow hot air or steam to escape.
DO NOT force the oven door open. This can damage the automatic door locking system. Use caution and avoid
possible burns when opening the door after the Self-Cleaning cycle has completed. The oven may still be VERY HOT.
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General Care & Cleaning
Cleaning Table
Surfaces
Aluminum
How to Clean
(Trim Pieces) & Vinyl
Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth.
Painted and Plastic Control Knobs,
Body Parts, and Decorative Trim
Forgeneral cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Formore difficultsoils and
built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30
to 60 minutes. Rinse with a damp cloth and dry. DO NOT use abrasive cleaners
on any of these materials; they can scratch. To remove control knobs, turn to the
OFF position; grasp firmly and pull straight off the shaft. To replace knobs after
cleaning, line up the flat sides of both the knob and the shaft; then push the knob
into place.
Stainless Steel, Chrome Control Panel,
Decorative Trim
Before cleaning the controlpanel, turn all controls to OFF and remove the control
knobs. To remove, pull each knob straight off the shaft. Clean using hot, soapy
water and a dishcloth. Rinse with a clean water using a dishcloth. Be sure to
squeeze excess water from the cloth before wiping the panel; especially when
wiping around the controls. Excess water in or around the controls may cause
damage to the appliance.To replace knobs after cleaning, line up the flat sides of
both the knob and the shaft; then push the knob into place.
Clean stainless steel with hot, soapy water and a dishcloth. Rinse with clean
water and a cloth. Do not use cleaners with high concentrations
of chlorides
or chlorines. Do not use harsh scrubbing cleaners. Only use kitchen cleaners
that are especially made for cleaning stainless steel. Always be sure to rinse the
cleaners from the surface as bluish stains may occur during heating that cannot
be removed.
Porcelain
Enamel
Broiler
Pan and
Insert, Door Liner, Body Parts, Warmer
Drawer (some models)
Oven Racks
Gentle scouring with a soapy scouring pad will remove most spots. Rinse with a
1:1 solution of clear water and ammonia. Ifnecessary, cover difficult spots with an
ammonia-soaked paper towel for 30 to 40 minutes. Rinse with clean water and a
damp cloth, and then scrub with a soap-filled scouring pad. Rinse and wipe dry with
a clean cloth. Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during
future heating. DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop.
Remove the oven racks before starting a Self-Clean cycle for cleaning. After
removal, clean by using a mild, abrasive cleaner following manufacturer's instructions.
Rinse with clean water and dry.
If the racks are cleaned in the Self-Clean cycle, their color will turn slightly blue and
the finish will be dull. After the Self-Clean cycle is complete, and the oven has
cooled, rub the sides of the racks with wax paper or a cloth containing a small
amount salad oil (this will make the racks glide easier into the rack positions).
Oven door
Use soap & water to thoroughly clean the top, sides and front of the oven door.
Rinse well. You may use a glass cleaner on the outside glass of the oven door.
DO NOT immerse the door in water. DO NOT spray or allow water or the glass
cleaner to enter the door vents. DO NOT use oven cleaners, cleaning powders
or any harsh abrasive cleaning materials on the outside of the oven door.
_
Surface Elements
FRAME
DO NOT clean the oven door gasket. The oven door gasket is made of a woven
material, on Self-Cleaning models, which is essential for a good seal. Care should
be taken not to rub, damage or remove this gasket.
See Surface Elements and Drip Bowls in the General Care & Cleaning section of
this Use & Care Guide
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General
Surface
Care & Cleaning
Elements
(cont'd)
and Drip Bowls
Surface elements can be unplugged and removed to make cleaning the drip pans easier. The surface elements clean
themselves when they are turned on. Food spilled on a hot element will burn off. Food spilled on a cool element may be
cleaned with a damp cloth--any remaining soil will burn off the next time the element is used.
Hold
Down
Clip
(if equipped)
Allow Element
Support to rest
on drip pan
inside rim.
Terminal
End
Terminal
Plug
Be sure the range is cool
before removing elements or drip bowls. Be
careful not to bend terminal ends when
replacing elements after cleaning.
Main top
Lift-up
When lowering the lift-up
range top, grasp the sides with finger-tips
only. Be careful not to pinch fingers. DO
NOT drop or bend the range top when
raising or lowering. This could damage
the surface.
Never immerse a surface element in water.
To Remove the Surface Elements and Drip Bowls
1. Lift the edge of the drip bowl across from the terminal end. Lift the surface
element and drip bowl together just enough to clear the cooktop.
2. While holding the drip bowl and surface element, gently pull the terminal
end out from the terminal plug. if equipped, DO NOT remove the hold down
clip from the drip bowl.
To Clean Drip Bowls
Wash in hot, soapy water or in the dishwasher. Rinse and dry while still warm.
Hard to remove, burned on soil can be removed by soaking the drip bowls for
about 20 minutes in a lightly diluted liquid cleanser or a solution of ammonia
and water (1/2 cup ammonia to 1 gallon of water). A nylon scrubber may be
used after soaking. DO NOT use abrasive cleaners or steel wool, as they will
scratch the surface. Always rinse with clean water and polish dry with a soft
cloth.
To Replace Drip Bowls and Surface Elements
1. Slide the terminal end on the element through the opening in the drip bowl.
2. Align the element support to rest on the rim inside the drip bowl. If your drip
bowl is equipped with a hold down clip, align the element support opposite
the terminal end with the slot in the hold down clip, and snap into place.
3. After the element is positioned in the drip bowl, line up the terminal end
with the terminal plug as shown.
4. Hold the surface element and drip bowl together as level as possible and
firmly push the terminal end into the terminal plug. Make sure element
terminal is seated properly into terminal plug. Make sure the surface
element is level to reduce the hazard of pans sliding off the element.
To Raise the Top for Cleaning
1. Grasp the sides and lift from the front. Lift-up rods will support the top in a
raised position. Only lift the top far enough to allow the support rods to
snap into place.
2. Clean underneath using a clean cloth and hot, soapy water.
3. To lower the top, gently push back on each rod to release the notched
support. Hold the range top and slide the lift rods down into the range
frame.
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General Care & Cleaning
Removing
Door Hinge
locations
with oven door
fully
Fig. 1
Fig. 2
open
and Replacing
Door
The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with
the inside of the door facing down.
To Remove Oven Door:
1. Open oven door completely (horizontal with floor - See Fig. 1).
2. Pull the door hinge locks on both left and right door hinges down from the oven
frame completely towards the oven door (See Fig. 2). A tool such as a small
fiat-blade screwdriver may be required.
3. Firmly grasp both sides of oven door along the door sides (Do not use the
oven door handle - See Fig. 3).
4. Close the door to the broil stop position (the oven door will stop into this
position just before fully closing).
5. With the oven door in the broil stop position, lift the oven door hinge arms over
the roller pins located on each side of the oven frame (See Fig. 4).
To Replace Oven Door:
1. Firmly grasp both sides of oven door along the door sides (Do not use the
oven door handle - See Fig. 3).
2. Holding the oven door at the same angle as the removal position, seat the
hook of the hinge arm over the roller pins located on each side of the oven
door frame (See Fig. 4). The hook of the hinge arms must be fully seated onto
the roller pins.
3. Fully open the oven door (horizontal with floor - See Fig. 1).
4. Push the door hinge locks up towards and into the oven frame on both left and
right oven door hinges (See Fig. 2) to the locked position.
5. CIosetheoven door.
Special Door Care Instructions
Most oven doors contain
glass
recommendations:
Fig. 3
the Lift-Off Oven
1.
2.
3.
that
can
break.
Read
the following
Do not close the oven door until all the oven racks are fully in place.
Do not hit the glass with pots, pans, or any other object.
Scratching, hitting, jarring or stressing the glass may weaken its structure
causing an increased risk of breakage at a later time.
H_nge
Fig. 4
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General
Changing
Care & Cleaning
the Oven Light (some models)
For models equipped with the interior oven light, the light bulb is located at the
rear of the oven and is covered with a glass shield held by a wire holder. The glass
shield must be in place whenever the oven is in use.
Oven
Light.
To
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Wire
Holder
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Care and Cleaning
of Stainless
replace the oven light bulb:
Turn electrical power off at the main source or unplug the range.
Press wire holder to one side to release the glass shield.
Replace bulb with a new40 watt appliance bulb.
Replace glass shield over bulb and snap wire holder into place.
Turn power back on again at the main source (or plug the range back in).
The clock will then need to be reset. To reset, see Setting the Clock and
Minute Timer in this Use & Care Guide.
Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts are CO0 L before replacing
oven light. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection against possible broken glass.
Steel
(some models)
Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior parts. Special care and cleaning are required for maintaining the
appearance of stainless parts. Refer to the Care & Cleaning table for detailed cleaning instructions.
Adjusting
the Oven Temperature
Your oven control has been precisely set at the factory. This setting may differ from your previous oven however, so your recipe
times may not give you the results you expect. If you think that the oven is cooking too hot or too cool for your recipe times,
you can adjust the control so that the oven cooks hotter or cooler than the temperature displayed.
To Adjust
Oven Temperature:
1.
Press Bake
2.
Set the temperature to 550°F (287°C) by pressing and holding the A.
3.
Within 2 seconds, press and hold Ba_ until the 2 digit display appears. Release 8a_.The display now indicates the amount
of degrees offset between the original factory temperature setting and the current temperature setting. If the oven control
has the original factory calibration, the display will read "0."
4.
Thetemperaturecann_wbeadjustedup_rd_wn35°F(17°c)_in5°Fstepsbypressingandh__dingthe
A
or V.Adjust
until the desired amount of offset appears in the display. When lowering the oven temperature, a minus sign (-) will appear
before the number to indicate that the oven will be cooler by the displayed amount of degrees.
5.
When you have made the desired adjustment, press _
to go back to the time of day display.
Note: Oven temperature adjustments made will not change the Self-Cleaning feature temperature.
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Before You Call
Solutions
to Common
Problems
Before you carl for service,
are not the result of defective
review this list. It may save you time and expense.
workmanship
or materials in this appliance.
The list includes
common
occurrences
that
OCCURRENCE
POSSIBLE
CAUSE/SOLUTION
Range is not level.
Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack. Adjust
leveling legs at base of range until the oven rack is level.
Be sure floor is level and is strong and stable enough to adequately
support range.
If floor is sagging or sloping, contact a carpenter to correct the situation.
Kitchen cabinet alignment
square and have sufficient
Cannot move appliance easily. Appliance
must be accessible for service.
may make range appear unlevel.
room for range clearance.
Cabinets not square or are built in too tightly.
appliance accessible.
Be sure cabinets
Contact builder or installer
are
to make
Carpet interferes with range. Provide sufficient space so range can be lifted over carpet.
Oven control beeps and displays
error (for example Fll).
any F code
Electronic control has detected a fault condition. Press STOP/C LEAR to clear the display
and stop beeping. Reprogram oven. If fault recurs, record fault number. Press STOP/
CLEAR and call 1-800=4=MY=HOME® for assistance (See back cover).
Surface element too hot or not hot enough.
Incorrect control setting. Make sure the correct control is on for the element to be used.
Surface
Lightweight or warped pans used. Use only flat, evenly balanced, medium or heavyweight
cookware. Flat pans heat better than warped pans. Cookware materials and weight of
the material affect heating. Heavy and medium-weight pans heat evenly. Because
lightweight pans heat unevenly, foods may burn easily.
element
does not heat.
No power to the appliance. Check steps under "Entire Appliance
this Before You Call checklist.
Does Not Operate" in
Incorrect control setting. Make sure the correct control is set for the surface element to
be used.
Entire appliance does not operate.
Make sure cord/plug
is plugged correctly into outlet.
Service wiring is not complete.
cover).
Call 1-800=4-MY-HOME®
for assistance
(See back
Power outage. Check house lights to be sure. Call your local electric company
service.
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for
Before You Call
Solutions
to Common
Problems
OCCURRENCE
POSSIBLE
Oven light does not work.
Replace or tighten bulb. See Changing
Oven smokes excessively
during
broiling.
CAUSE/SOLUTION
Oven Light section in this Use & Care Guide.
Control(s) not set properly. Follow instructions
under Setting
Oven Controls.
Make sure oven door is opened to broil stop position,
Meat too close to the element. Reposition the rack to provide proper clearance between
the meat and the element. Preheat broil element for searing.
Meat not properly prepared. Remove excess fat from meat. Cut remaining fatty edges
to prevent curling, but do not cut into lean.
Insert on broiler pan wrong side up and grease not draining. Always place grid on the
broiler pan with ribs up and slots down to allow grease to drip into pan.
Grease has built up on oven surfaces. Regular cleaning is necessary
frequently. Old grease or food spatters cause excessive smoking.
Poor baking
Self=Cleaning
when broiling
Many factors affect baking results. Make sure the proper rack position is used. Center
food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate. Allow the oven to preheat to
the set temperature
before placing food in the oven. Try adjusting the recipe's
recommended temperature or baking time. If you feel the oven is too hot or cool, see
Adjusting Your Oven Temperature
in this Use & Care Guide.
results.
Control(s) not set properly. Follow instructions
cycle does not work.
under Self-Cleaning.
Self-Cleaning cycle was interrupted. Follow steps under "Stopping or Interrupting a SelfCleaning Cycle" under Self-Cleaning.
Soil not completely
Cleaning cycle,
removed
Flames inside oven or smoking
after Self=
Failure to clean bottom, front top of oven, frame of oven or door area outside oven seal.
These areas are not in the self-cleaning area, but get hot enough to burn on residue.
Clean these areas before the self-cleaning cycle is started. Burned-on residue can be
cleaned with a stiff nylon brush and water or a nylon scrubber. Be careful not to damage
the oven gasket.
from vent.
Excessive spillovers in oven. Set Self-Clean
cycle for a longer cleaning time.
Excessive spillovers in oven. This is normal, especially for high oven temperatures, pie
spillovers or large amounts of grease on bottom of oven. Wipe up excessive spillovers
before starting cycle. If flames or excessive smoke are present, stop the self-clean cycle
and follow steps under "Stopping or Interrupting a Self-Cleaning Cycle" in the SelfCleaning section.
Drip bowls are pitting or rusting (Coil cooktop
models only).
Foods with acids, such as tomatoes, if allowed to stand in/on bowls will cause
corrosion. Remove and wash drip bowls as soon as possible after a spillover
Normal environment. Houses along sea coast are exposed to salt air. Protect bowls
as much as possible from direct exposure to salt air.
Drip bowls turning color or distorted
cooktop models only),
(Coil
Bottom surface of cookware extends beyond surface elements and touches cooktop
surface. This can cause high enough temperatures to discolor the drip bowls. DO NOT
use cookware of this type. Pan sizes should be matched to the size of the element.
Replacement drip bowls may be purchased from your dealer.
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