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GE JDP36BWWH Use and Care Manual
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Safety Instructions . . . 2–4
Operating Instructions
Clock and Timer . . . . . . .10
Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . .6, 7
Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8, 9
Power Outage . . . . . . . . . .7
Sabbath Feature . . . . .13, 14
Self-Cleaning . . . . . . .15, 16
Special Features . . . . . . . .12
Surface Units . . . . . . . . . . .5
Thermostat . . . . . . . . . . .14
Timed Baking and
Roasting Features . . . . . .11
Troubleshooting
Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22–24
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Owner’s Manual
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Consumer
Support . . . . . . Back Cover
Product
Registration . . . . . . . . 25, 26
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Care and Cleaning
Broiler Pan and Grid . . . 20
Control Knobs . . . . . . . . .17
Drip Pans . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Heating Elements . . . . . .17
Lift-Off Oven Door . . . . .19
Lift-Up Cooktop . . . . . . .21
Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Surface Units . . . . . . . . . .21
Vent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # ________________
Serial # ________________
You can find them on a label
behind the storage drawer on
the front of the range frame.
49-80353 11-05 JR
WARNING!
For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, electric shock, or to
prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
WARNING ANTI-TIP DEVICE
All ranges can tip and injury could result.
To prevent accidental tipping of the range, secure the attached Anti-Tip bracket, under the rear countertop.
If the Anti-Tip device supplied with the range does not fit this application, use the universal Anti-Tip device
WB2X7909.
To check if the device is installed and engaged properly, lower the oven door and gently apply medium force at
the handle end until movement of the range is detected. Continue pressing until the anti-tip bracket is engaged
and movement stops. A small amount of movement is acceptable at the back of the range top but it should be
stable and not tip once the anti-tip bracket is engaged.
If you pull the range out from the wall for any reason, make sure the device is properly engaged when
you push the range back against the wall. If it is not, there is a possible risk of the range tipping over
and causing injury if you or a child stand, sit or lean on an open door.
Please refer to the Anti-Tip device information shipped with the device and in this manual. Failure to
take this precaution could result in tipping of the range and injury.
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Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
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.
The fiberglass insulation in self-clean ovens gives off a very small amount of carbon monoxide during the
cleaning cycle. Exposure can be minimized by venting with an open window or using a ventilation fan or hood.
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Troubleshooting Tips
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:
■ Use this appliance only for its intended purpose ■ Do not leave children alone—children should
not be left alone or unattended in an area
as described in this Owner’s Manual.
where an appliance is in use. They should never
■ Be sure your appliance is properly installed and
be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the
grounded by a qualified installer in accordance
appliance.
with the provided installation instructions.
■ Do not allow anyone to climb, stand or hang
■ Have the installer show you the location
on the door or cooktop. They could damage
of the circuit breaker or fuse. Mark it for easy
the range and even tip it over, causing severe
reference.
personal injury.
■ Do not attempt to repair or replace any
■
Large scratches or impacts to glass doors can
part of your range unless it is specifically
lead to broken or shattered glass.
recommended in this manual. All other
■ Do not store flammable materials in an oven or
servicing should be referred to a qualified
near the cooktop.
technician.
■ Before performing any service, disconnect
■
Items of interest to children
the range power supply at the household
should
not
be
stored
in cabinets above a range
distribution panel by removing the fuse or
or
on
the
backsplash
of
a range—children
switching off the circuit breaker.
climbing on the range to reach items could be
seriously injured.
CAUTION:
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WARNING!
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Cook meat and poultry thoroughly—meat to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 160°F and poultry to at least an
INTERNAL temperature of 180°F. Cooking to these temperatures usually protects against foodborne illness.
Troubleshooting Tips
COOK MEAT AND POULTRY THOROUGHLY…
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flaming pan on a surface unit by covering the
pan completely with a well-fitting lid, cookie
sheet or flat tray. Use a multi-purpose dry
chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.
■ Flaming grease outside a pan can be put out by
covering it with baking soda or, if available, by
using a multi-purpose dry chemical or foamtype fire extinguisher.
■ Flame in the oven can be smothered completely
by closing the oven door and turning the oven
off or by using a multi-purpose dry chemical or
foam-type fire extinguisher.
■ Do not touch the surface units, the heating
elements or the interior surface of the oven.
These surfaces may be hot enough to burn
even though they are dark in color. During and
after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other
flammable materials contact the surface units,
areas nearby the surface units or any interior
area of the oven; allow sufficient time for
cooling first.
■ Potentially hot surfaces include the cooktop,
areas facing the cooktop, oven vent opening,
surfaces near the opening, crevices around the
oven door.
■ REMEMBER: The inside surface of the oven may
be hot when the door is opened.
■ Do not store or use combustible materials,
gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids
in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
Operating Instructions
■ Never wear loose-fitting or hanging garments
while using the appliance. Be careful when
reaching for items stored over the range.
Flammable material could be ignited if brought
in contact with hot surface units or heating
elements and may cause severe burns.
■ Use only dry pot holders—moist or damp pot
holders on hot surfaces may result in burns
from steam. Do not let pot holders touch hot
surface units or heating elements. Do not use
a towel or other bulky cloth in place of pot
holders.
■ For your safety, never use your appliance for
warming or heating the room.
■ Teach children not to play with the controls or
any other part of the range.
■ Always keep dish towels, dish cloths, pot holders
and other linens a safe distance from your
range.
■ Always keep wooden and plastic utensils and
canned food a safe distance from
your range.
■ Always keep combustible wall coverings,
curtains or drapes a safe distance from your
range.
■ Do not let cooking grease or other flammable
materials accumulate in or near the range.
■ Keep the hood and grease filters clean to
maintain good venting and to avoid grease fires.
■ Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick up
a flaming pan. Turn the controls off. Smother a
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SURFACE COOKING UNITS
■ Never leave the surface units unattended
at high heat settings. Boilovers cause smoking
and greasy spillovers that may catch on fire.
■ Do not use aluminum foil to line the drip pans
or anywhere in the oven except as described in
this manual. Misuse could result in a shock, fire
hazard or damage to the range.
■ Be sure the drip pans and the vent duct are not
covered and are in place. Their absence during
cooking could damage range parts and wiring.
■ Only certain types of glass, glass ⁄ceramic,
earthenware or other glazed containers are
suitable for cooktop service; others may break 3
because of the sudden change in temperature.
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Use proper pan size—select cookware having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit heating
element. The use of undersized cookware will expose a portion of the surface unit to direct contact and may
result in ignition of clothing. Proper relationship of cookware to surface unit will also improve efficiency.
SURFACE COOKING UNITS (cont.)
■ To minimize the possibility of burns, ignition of
flammable materials and spillage, the handle of a
container should be turned toward the center of the
range without extending over nearby surface units.
■ Always turn the surface units off before removing
cookware.
■ Do not immerse or soak the removable surface units.
Do not put them in a dishwasher. Do not self-clean the
surface units in the oven.
■ When preparing flaming foods under the hood, turn
the fan on.
■ To avoid the possibility of a burn or electric shock,
always be certain that the controls for all surface units
are at the OFF position and all coils are cool before
attempting to lift or remove a unit.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
■ Clean the cooktop with caution. If a wet sponge is
used to wipe spills on a hot cooktop, be careful to
avoid steam burns.
■ Keep an eye on foods being fried at high or medium
high heat settings.
■ Foods for frying should be as dry as possible. Frost on
frozen foods or moisture on fresh foods can cause hot
fat to bubble up and over the sides of the pan.
■ Use little fat for effective shallow or deep fat frying.
Filling the pan too full of fat can cause spillovers when
food is added.
■ If a combination of oils or fats will be used in frying,
stir together before heating, or as fats melt slowly.
■ Always heat fat slowly, and watch as it heats.
■ Use a deep fat thermometer whenever possible to
prevent overheating fat beyond the smoking point.
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WARNING!
OVEN
Troubleshooting Tips
Stand away from the range when opening the oven door. Hot air or steam which escapes can cause burns to hands, face
and/or eyes.
■ Do not heat unopened food containers. Pressure
■ When using cooking or roasting bags in the oven,
could build up and the container could burst, causing
follow the manufacturer’s directions.
an injury.
■ Do not use the oven to dry newspapers.
■ Keep the oven vent unobstructed.
If overheated, they can catch on fire.
■ Keep the oven free from grease buildup.
■ Do not use the oven for a storage area. Items stored in
an oven can ignite.
■ Place the oven shelf in the desired position while the
oven is cool. If shelves must be handled when hot, do
■ Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food
not let pot holder contact the heating elements.
in the oven when not in use.
■ Pulling out the shelf to the stop-lock is a convenience
■ Do not use aluminum foil to line oven bottoms,
in lifting heavy foods. It is also a precaution against
except as suggested in this manual. Improper
burns from touching hot surfaces of the door or
installation of aluminum foil may result in a risk
oven walls.
of electric shock or fire.
SELF-CLEANING OVEN
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Do not use oven cleaners. No commercial oven cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used in or
around any part of the oven. Residue from oven cleaners will damage the inside of the oven when the self-clean cycle is used.
■ Do not clean the door gasket. The door gasket is
■ If the self-cleaning mode malfunctions, turn the oven
essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to
off and disconnect the power supply. Have it serviced
rub, damage or move the gasket.
by a qualified technician.
■ Before self-cleaning the oven, remove the broiler pan, ■ Clean only parts listed in this Owner’s Manual.
grid and other cookware.
■ Be sure to wipe up excess spillage before starting the
self-cleaning operation.
READ AND FOLLOW THIS SAFETY INFORMATION CAREFULLY.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
How to Set
Push the knob in and turn in either
direction to the setting you want.
Be sure you turn the control knob to
OFF when you finish cooking.
A surface unit ON indicator light will
glow when any surface unit is on.
Surface Cookware Tips
Not over 1 inch.
For best cooking results, pans should be
flat on the bottom. Match the size of the
saucepan to the size of the surface unit.
The pan should not extend over the
edge of the surface unit more than 1″.
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1″
Use medium- or heavy-weight cookware.
Aluminum cookware conducts heat faster
than other metals. Cast-iron and coated
cast-iron cookware are slow to absorb
heat, but generally cook evenly at low to
medium heat settings. Steel pans may
cook unevenly if not combined with
other metals.
Wok Cooking
We recommend that you use only a flat-bottomed
wok. They are available at your local retail store.
Do not use woks that have support rings.
Operating Instructions
At both OFF and HI the control clicks
into position. You may hear slight
clicking sounds during cooking,
indicating the control is maintaining your
desired setting.
Safety Instructions
Using the surface units.
Do not use round bottom woks. You
could be seriously burned if the wok
tipped over.
Troubleshooting Tips
Placing the ring over the surface unit will
cause a buildup of heat that will damage
the porcelain cooktop.
Use only flat-bottomed woks.
Home Canning Tips
Be sure the canner is centered over the
surface unit.
Make sure the canner is flat on the
bottom.
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Use recipes and procedures from
reputable sources. These are available
from manufacturers such as Ball® and
Kerr® and the Department of Agriculture
Extension Service.
To prevent burns from steam or heat, use
caution when canning.
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Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Using the oven controls.
CONTROL LOCK/UNLOCK
PRESS + AND – AND HOLD FOR 3 SECONDS
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Oven Control, Clock and Timer Features and Settings
BAKE/TEMP RECALL Pad
KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF Pad
Touch this pad to select the bake function.
Touch this pad to select the timer feature.
Then press + and – pads to adjust time.
BAKE Light
Flashes while in edit mode—you can change
the oven temperature at this point. Glows
when the oven is in bake mode.
START/ON Pad
Must be touched to start any cooking or
cleaning function.
Display
Troubleshooting Tips
Shows the time of day, oven temperature,
whether the oven is in the bake, broil or
self-cleaning mode and the times set for
the timer or automatic oven operations.
The display will show “PrE” while
preheating. When the oven reaches the
selected temperature, the oven control
will beep and the display will show the
oven temperature.
If “F– and a number or letter” flash in the display and the
oven control signals, this indicates a function error code.
If your oven was set for a timed oven operation and
a power outage occurred, the clock and all programmed
functions must be reset.
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The time of day will flash in the display when there has
been a power outage. Reset the clock.
If the function error code appears during the self-cleaning
cycle, check the oven door latch. The latch handle may have
been moved, even if only slightly, from the latched position.
Make sure the latch is moved to the right as far as it will go.
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Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad. Allow the oven to cool for
one hour. Put the oven back into operation. If the function
error code repeats, disconnect the power to the range and
call for service.
TIMER Light
Flashes while in edit mode—you can change
the set time at this point. Glows when the
timer has been activated. Flashes again when
the time has run out until the control is reset.
CLOCK Pad
To set the clock, press this pad twice and
then press the + and – pads. The time of
day will flash in the display when the oven is
first turned on.
DELAY START Pad
Use along with the COOKING TIME or
SELF CLEAN pads to set the oven to start
and stop automatically at a time you set.
DELAY START Time Light
Flashes while in edit mode—you can change
the delay start set time at this point. Glows
when the function has been activated.
COOKING TIME Pad
Touch this pad and then touch the + or –
pads to set the amount of time you want
your food to cook. The oven will shut off
when the cooking time has run out.
COOKING TIME Light
Flashes while in edit mode—you can change
the set time at this point. Glows when the
function has been activated. Flashes again
when the time has run out until the control
is reset.
Oven Control, Clock and Timer Features and Settings
AUTOMATIC OVEN Light
CLEAR/OFF Pad
This lights anytime the oven has been
programmed using the COOKING TIME or
DELAY START functions.
Touch this pad to cancel ALL oven
operations except the clock and timer.
BROIL HI/LO Pad
Touch this pad to select the broil function.
Short taps to this pad will decrease the time
or temperature by small amounts. Touch
and hold the pad to decrease the time or
temperature by larger amounts.
BROIL Light
Short taps to this pad will increase the time
or temperature by small amounts. Touch
and hold the pad to increase the time or
temperature by larger amounts.
SELF CLEAN Pad
CLEAN Light
Indicator Lights (on some pads)
EDIT mode lasts several seconds after the
last pad press. DELAY START ON/OFF and
COOKING TIME ON/OFF will be the only pads
lit if either of these options is selected.
(Example: DELAY START is selected with
BAKE—the DELAY START pad will remain
lit until the clock reaches the programmed
time, at which point it will turn off and the
BAKE/TEMP RECALL pad light will light up).
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Touch this pad to select the self-cleaning
function. See the Using the self-cleaning
oven section.
Flashes while in edit mode—you can switch
from HI to LO BROIL at this point. Glows when
the oven is in broil mode.
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– Pad
+ Pad
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Flashes while in edit mode—you can change
the length of time for the self-clean cycle at
this point. Glows when the oven is in the selfclean cycle. After the self-clean cycle, the light
will turn off. Unlatch the door.
Control Lockout
Your control will allow you to lock out the touch
pads so they cannot be activated when touched.
To lock/unlock the controls:
Touch the + and – pads at the same
time for 3 seconds, until the display
shows LOC ON.
■ The control lockout mode affects all
touch pads. No touch pads will work
when this feature is activated.
Troubleshooting Tips
CONTROL LOCK/UNLOCK
PRESS + AND – AND HOLD FOR 3 SECONDS
■ The adjustment will be retained in
memory after a power failure.
Power Outage
If a flashing time is in the display, you have
experienced a power failure. Reset the clock.
To reset the clock, touch the CLOCK pad.
Enter the correct time of day by touching
the + or – pads. Touch the START/ON pad.
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To unlock the control, touch the +
and – pads at the same time for 3
seconds, until the display shows
LOC OFF.
When this feature is on and the touch
pads are touched, the control will beep
and the display will show LOC ON.
Safety Instructions
To avoid possible burns, place the shelves in the desired position before you turn the oven on.
Before you begin…
The oven has 7 shelf positions.
Troubleshooting Tips
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The shelves have stop-locks, so that when
placed correctly on the shelf supports (A
through G), they will stop before coming
completely out, and will not tilt.
When placing and removing cookware,
pull the shelf out to the bump on the shelf
support.
To remove a shelf, pull it toward you, tilt the
front end up and pull it out.
To replace, place the end of the shelf
(stop-locks) on the support, tilt up the front
and push the shelf in.
CAUTION:
When you are using the shelf in
the lowest position (A), you will need to use caution
when pulling the shelf out. We recommend that you
pull the shelf out several inches and then, using two
pot holders, pull the shelf out by holding the sides of it.
The shelf is low and you could be burned if you place
your hand in the middle of the shelf and pull all the
way out. Be very careful not to burn your hand on the
door when using the shelf in the lowest position (A).
How to Set the Oven for Baking or Roasting
Touch the BAKE pad.
Touch the + or – pads until the
desired temperature is displayed.
Touch the START/ON pad.
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Operating Instructions
Using the oven.
The oven will start automatically. The display
will show “PrE” while preheating. When the
oven reaches the selected temperature, the
oven control will beep several times and the
display will show the oven temperature.
To change the oven temperature during BAKE cycle,
touch the BAKE pad and then the + or – pads to get
the new temperature.
Check food for doneness at minimum
time on recipe. Cook longer if necessary.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad when baking
is finished and then remove the food
from the oven.
Type of Food
Frozen pies (on cookie sheet)
Angel food cake
Shelf Position
C or D
A
Bundt or pound cakes
B or C
Biscuits, muffins, brownies,
cookies, cupcakes,
layer cakes, pies
C or D
Casseroles
C or D
Turkey
A
Preheating and Pan Placement
Center baking pans in the oven.
Preheat the oven if the recipe calls for it.
Preheating is necessary for good results when
baking cakes, cookies, pastry and breads.
The Display will show “PrE” while preheating. When
the oven reaches the selected temperature, the oven
control will beep and the display will show the oven
temperature.
Baking results will be better if baking pans are
centered in the oven as much as possible. If
baking with more than one pan, place the
pans so each has at least 1 to 11⁄2″ of air space
around it. If baking four cake layers at the
same time, place two layers on rack B and two
layers on rack D. Stagger pans on the rack so
one is not directly above the other.
Aluminum Foil
Cut slits in the foil just like the grid.
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Never cover the oven bottom with aluminum foil.
You can use aluminum foil to line the broiler
pan and broiler grid. However, you must
mold the foil tightly to the grid and cut slits in
it just like the grid.
Aluminum foil may also be used to catch a
spillover. To do so, place a small sheet of foil
on a lower shelf several inches below the food.
Never entirely cover a shelf with aluminum
foil. This will disturb the heat circulation and
result in poor baking.
Do not latch the oven door during broiling. The latch is used for self-cleaning only.
How to Set the Oven for Broiling
Place the meat or fish on the broiler
grid in the broiler pan.
Touch the BROIL HI/LO pad once for
HI Broil.
Follow suggested shelf positions in
the Broiling Guide.
To change to LO Broil, touch the
BROIL HI/LO pad again.
Leave the door open to the broil
stop position. The door stays open
by itself, yet the proper temperature
is maintained in the oven.
Use LO Broil to cook foods such as
poultry or thick cuts of meat thoroughly
without over-browning them.
Touch the START/ON pad.
When broiling is finished, touch the
CLEAR/OFF pad.
Broiling Guide
† The U.S. Department of
Agriculture says “Rare beef is
popular, but you should know that
cooking it to only 140°F means
some food poisoning organisms
may survive.” (Source: Safe Food
Book. Your Kitchen Guide. USDA
Rev. June 1985.)
Quantity and/
or Thickness
Ground Beef
Well Done
1 lb. (4 patties)
1/2 to 3/4″ thick
E
E
9
11
6
10
Space evenly. Up to 8
patties take about the
same time.
Beef Steaks
Rare†
Medium
Well Done
1″ thick
1 to 11⁄2 lbs.
F
E
E
7
9
11
5
6–7
8–9
Steaks less than 1″
thick cook through
before browning. Pan
frying is recommended.
Slash fat.
11⁄2″ thick
2 to 21⁄2 lbs.
D
D
D
C
14
18
22
25
11
14–16
20
10
C
C
25
18–20
10–15
Do not
turn
over.
Rare†
Medium
Well Done
Chicken
Lobster Tails
Fish Fillets
1/4 to 1/2″ thick
E
6
5
Ham Slices
(precooked)
1/2″ thick
D
6
6
Pork Chops
Well Done
Lamb Chops
Medium
Well Done
Medium
Well Done
Salmon Steaks
2 (1/2″ thick)
2 (1″ thick) about 1 lb.
E
D
10
15
10
15
2 (1″ thick) about 10
to 12 oz.
2 (11⁄2″ thick) about 1 lb.
E
E
E
E
D
D
8
10
14
17
10
12
7–8
9–10
12
12–14
7–8
10
2 (1″ thick)
4 (1″ thick) about 1 lb.
Broil skin-side-down
first.
Cut through back of
shell. Spread open.
Brush with melted
butter before broiling
and after half of
broiling time.
Handle and turn very
carefully. Brush with
lemon butter before
and during cooking,
if desired.
Increase time 5 to 10
minutes per side for
11⁄2″ thick or homecured ham.
Slash fat.
Slash fat.
Grease pan. Brush
steaks with melted
butter.
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Consumer Support
The oven has 7 shelf positions.
1 whole cut up
2 to 21⁄2 lbs.,
split lengthwise
2 Breasts
2–4
10 to 12 oz. each
Shelf
First Side Second Side
Position Time (min.) Time (min.) Comments
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Food
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The size, weight, thickness,
starting temperature
and your preference
of doneness will affect
broiling times. This guide
is based on meats at
refrigerator temperature.
Operating Instructions
If your range is connected to 208 volts, rare steaks
may be broiled by preheating the broiler and
positioning the oven shelf one position higher.
Safety Instructions
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Safety Instructions
Not all features are on all models.
To Set the Clock
The clock must be set to the correct time
of day for the automatic oven timing
functions to work properly. The time of
day cannot be changed during a delayed
cooking or a delayed self-cleaning cycle.
Touch the CLOCK pad twice.
Touch the + or – pads.
Make sure the clock is set to the
correct time of day.
If the + or – pads are not touched within
one minute after you touch the CLOCK
pad, the display reverts to the original
If you have several clocks in your kitchen,
you may wish to turn off the time of day
clock display on your range.
Touch the CLOCK pad once to turn
off the time of day display. Although
you will not be able to see it, the
Touch the START/ON pad until the
time of day shows in the display. This
enters the time and starts the clock.
To check the time of day when the display is
showing other information, simply touch the
CLOCK pad. The time of day shows until another
pad is touched.
clock maintains the correct time
of day.
Touch the CLOCK pad twice to recall
the clock display.
To Set the Timer
The timer does not control oven operations.
The maximum setting on the timer is 9 hours
and 59 minutes.
Touch the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF
pad.
The CLEAR/OFF pad does not affect
the timer.
Touch the + or – pads until the
amount of time you want shows in
the display. The maximum time that
can be entered in minutes is 59.
Times more than 59 minutes should
be changed to hours and minutes.
If you make a mistake, touch the KITCHEN
TIMER ON/OFF pad and begin again.
Touch the START/ON pad. The time
will start counting down, although
the display does not change until
one minute has passed.
When the timer reaches :00, the
control will beep 3 times followed by
one beep every 6 seconds until the
KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad is
touched.
To Reset the Timer
If the display is still showing the time
remaining, you may change it by touching
the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF pad, then
touching the + or – pads until the time
you want appears in the display.
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setting. If this happens, touch the CLOCK
pad twice and reenter the time of day.
To Turn Off the Clock Display
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Operating Instructions
Using the clock and timer.
To Cancel the Timer
Touch the KITCHEN TIMER ON/OFF
pad twice.
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If the remaining time is not in the display
(clock, delay start set time or cooking
time are in the display), recall the
remaining time by touching the KITCHEN
TIMER ON/OFF pad and then touching the
+ or – pads to enter the new time you
want.
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Do not lock the oven door with the latch during timed cooking. The latch is used for self-cleaning only.
NOTE: Foods that spoil easily—such as milk, eggs, fish, stuffings, poultry and pork—should not be allowed to sit for
more than 1 hour before or after cooking. Room temperature promotes the growth of harmful bacteria. Be sure that
the oven light is off because heat from the bulb will speed harmful bacteria growth.
How to Set an Immediate Start and Automatic Stop
Touch the BAKE pad.
Touch the + or – pads to set the
oven temperature.
Touch the COOKING TIME pad.
NOTE: If your recipe requires preheating, you may
need to add additional time to the length of the
cooking time.
Touch the + or – pads to set the
baking time.
Touch the START/ON pad.
The display shows either the oven
temperature that you set or the cooking
time countdown. (The display starts with
“PRE” if showing the oven temperature.)
The oven will continue to cook for the
programmed amount of time, then turn
off automatically.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad to clear
the display if necessary.
The cooking time that you entered
will be displayed. (If you select Cooking
Time first and then adjust the Bake
Temperature, the oven temperature
will be displayed instead).
How to Set a Delayed Start and Automatic Stop
The oven will turn on at the time of day you set,
cook for a specific length of time and then turn off
automatically.
Touch the BAKE pad.
Touch the + or – pads to set the
oven temperature.
Touch the COOKING TIME pad.
Touch the + or – pads to set the
desired length of cooking time.
Touch the DELAY START pad.
Touch the START/ON pad.
At the end of cooking time, the oven
will turn off and the end-of-cycle tone
will sound.
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad to clear
the display if necessary.
Remove the food from the oven. Remember, even
though the oven shuts off automatically, foods
continue cooking after controls are off.
NOTE: An attention tone will sound if you are
using timed baking and do not touch the
START/ON pad.
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Touch the + or – pads to set the time
of day you want the oven to turn on
and start cooking.
When the oven turns on at the time of day
you have set, the display will show “PRE”
until it reaches the selected temperature,
then it will display the oven temperature.
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Make sure the clock shows the correct
time of day.
NOTE: If you would like to check the times
you have set, touch the DELAY START pad
to check the delay start set time you have
set or touch the COOKING TIME pad to
check the length of cooking time you
have set.
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Remove the food from the oven. Remember, even
though the oven shuts off automatically, foods
continue cooking after controls are off.
Operating Instructions
The oven will turn on immediately and cook for a
selected length of time. At the end of the cooking
time, the oven will turn off automatically.
Safety Instructions
Using the timed baking and roasting features. (on some models)
Safety Instructions
Your new touch pad control has additional features that you may choose to use. The following are the features and
how you may activate them.
The special feature modes can only be activated while the display is showing the time of day. They remain in the
control’s memory until the steps are repeated.
When the display shows your choice, touch the START/ON pad. The special features will remain in memory after
a power failure.
NOTE: The Sabbath feature and the Thermostat Adjustment feature are also Special Features, but they are
addressed separately in the following sections.
12 Hour Shut-Off
With this feature, should you forget and leave the
oven on, the control will automatically turn off the
oven after 12 hours during baking functions or
after 3 hours during a broil function.
If you wish to turn OFF this feature, follow
the steps below.
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 3 seconds
until the display shows SF.
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Operating Instructions
Special features of your oven control.
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Touch the CLOCK pad. The display
will show ON (12 hour shut-off).
Touch the CLOCK pad repeatedly
until the display shows OFF (no
shut-off).
Touch the START/ON pad to activate
the no shut-off and leave the control
set in this special features mode.
(Designed for use on the Jewish Sabbath and Holidays) (on some models)
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The Sabbath feature can be used for baking/roasting only. It cannot be used for broiling, self-cleaning or
Delay Start cooking.
NOTE: The oven light comes on automatically (on some models) when the door is opened and goes off when the
door is closed. The bulb may be removed. See the Oven Light Replacement section. On models with a light switch
on the control panel, the oven light may be turned on and left on.
How to Set for Regular Baking/Roasting
Make sure the clock shows the correct time of day
and the oven is off.
Touch and hold both the BAKE and
BROIL HI/LO pads, at the same time,
until the display shows SF.
Tap the CLOCK pad until SAb appears
in the display.
Touch the START/ON pad and ⊃ will
appear in the display.
Touch the BAKE pad. No signal will
be given.
After a random delay period of
approximately 30 seconds to 1 minute,
⊃ ⊃ will appear in the display indicating
that the oven is baking/roasting. If ⊃ ⊃
doesn’t appear in the display, start again
at Step 4.
To adjust the oven temperature, touch the
BAKE pad and tap the + or – pads to increase
or decrease the temperature in 25°
increments. Touch the START/ON pad.
NOTE: The CLEAR/OFF and COOKING TIME pads
are active during the Sabbath feature.
To exit Sabbath feature see next page.
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When the display shows ⊃ the
oven is set in Sabbath. When the
display shows ⊃ ⊃ the oven is
baking/roasting.
Touch the START/ON pad.
Operating Instructions
NOTE: To understand how the oven control works,
practice using regular baking (non-Sabbath) before
entering Sabbath mode.
Safety Instructions
Using the Sabbath Feature.
The preset starting temperature will
automatically be set to 350.° Tap the +
or – pads to increase or decrease the
temperature in 25° increments. The
temperature can be set between 170°
and 550.° No signal or temperature
will be given.
How to Set for Timed Baking/Roasting—Immediate Start and Automatic Stop
Make sure the clock shows the correct time of day
and the oven is off.
Touch and hold both the BAKE and
BROIL HI/LO pads, at the same time,
until the display shows SF.
Tap the CLOCK pad until SAb appears
in the display.
Touch the START/ON pad and ⊃ will
appear in the display.
Touch the + or – pads to set the desired
length of cooking time between 1
minute and 9 hours and 59 minutes.
The cooking time that you entered will
be displayed.
Touch the START/ON pad.
When the display shows ⊃ the
oven is set in Sabbath. When the
display shows ⊃ ⊃ the oven is
baking/roasting.
Touch the BAKE pad. No signal will
be given.
Touch the START/ON pad.
After a random delay period of
approximately 30 seconds to 1 minute,
⊃ ⊃ will appear in the display indicating
that the oven is baking/roasting. If ⊃ ⊃
doesn’t appear in the display, start again
at Step 7.
To adjust the oven temperature, touch the
BAKE pad and tap the + or – pads to increase
or decrease the temperature in 25°
increments. Touch the START/ON pad.
When cooking is finished, the display will
change from ⊃ ⊃ to ⊃ indicating that the
oven has turned OFF but is still set in Sabbath.
Remove the cooked food.
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Touch the COOKING TIME pad.
The preset starting temperature will
automatically be set to 350.° Tap the +
or – pads to increase or decrease the
temperature in 25° increments. The
temperature can be set between 170°
and 550.° No signal or temperature
will be given.
Troubleshooting Tips
NOTE: To understand how the oven control works,
practice using regular (non-Sabbath) Immediate Start
and Automatic Stop before entering the Sabbath mode.
Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
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Troubleshooting Tips
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Using the Sabbath Feature.
(Designed for use on the Jewish Sabbath and Holidays) (on some models)
How to Exit the Sabbath Feature
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad.
Tap the CLOCK pad until ON or OFF
appears in the display. ON indicates that
the oven will automatically turn off after
12 hours. OFF indicates that the oven
will not automatically turn off. See
the Special Features section for an
explanation of the 12 Hour Shut-Off
feature.
If the oven is cooking, wait for a random
delay period of approximately 30
seconds to 1 minute, until only ⊃ is in
the display.
Touch and hold both the BAKE and
BROIL HI/LO pads, at the same time,
until the display shows SF.
Touch the START/ON pad.
NOTE: If a power outage occurred while the oven was
in Sabbath, the oven will automatically turn off and stay
off even when the power returns. The oven control
must be reset.
Adjust the oven thermostat—Do it yourself!
You may find that your new oven cooks differently than the one it replaced. Use your new oven for a few
weeks to become more familiar with it. If you still think your new oven is too hot or too cold, you can adjust
the thermostat yourself.
Do not use thermometers, such as those found in grocery stores, to check the temperature setting of your oven.
These thermometers may vary 20–40 degrees.
NOTE: This adjustment will not affect the broiling or the self-cleaning temperatures. The adjustment will be
retained in memory after a power failure.
To Adjust the Thermostat
Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO
pads at the same time for 2 seconds
until the display shows SF.
Touch the BAKE pad. A two-digit
number shows in the display.
The oven temperature can be
adjusted up to (+) 35°F hotter or (–)
35°F cooler. Touch the + pad to
increase the temperature in 1-degree
increments.
When you have made the
adjustment, touch the START/ON pad
to go back to the time of day display.
Use your oven as you would
normally.
NOTE: This adjustment will not affect the broiling
or self-cleaning temperatures. It will be retained
in memory after a power failure.
Touch the – pad to decrease the
temperature in 1-degree increments.
The type of margarine will affect baking performance!
Most recipes for baking have been developed using high-fat products such as butter or margarine (80% fat). If you
decrease the fat, the recipe may not give the same results as with a higher-fat product.
Recipe failure can result if cakes, pies, pastries, cookies or candies are made with low-fat spreads. The lower the fat
content of a spread product, the more noticeable these differences become.
Federal standards require products labeled “margarine” to contain at least 80% fat by weight. Low-fat spreads,
on the other hand, contain less fat and more water. The high moisture content of these spreads affects the
texture and flavor of baked goods. For best results with your old favorite recipes, use margarine, butter or
stick spreads containing at least 70% vegetable oil.
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Never force the latch handle. Forcing the handle will damage the door lock mechanism.
Before a Clean Cycle
We recommend venting your kitchen
with an open window or using a
ventilation fan or hood during the
first self-clean cycle.
Wipe up heavy soil on the oven
bottom.
NOTE: Take the shelves out of the oven
before you begin the self-clean cycle or
they may discolor.
Soil on the front frame of the range and
outside the gasket on the door will need
to be cleaned by hand. Clean these areas
with hot water, soap-filled steel wool pads
or cleansers such as Soft Scrub®. Rinse
well with clean water and dry.
Wipe up any heavy spillovers on the oven
bottom.
Make sure the oven light bulb cover is in
place and the oven light is off.
IMPORTANT: The health of some birds
is extremely sensitive to the fumes given
off during the self-cleaning cycle of any
range. Move birds to another wellventilated room.
Follow the directions in the Before a
Clean Cycle section.
Latch the door.
NOTE: Never force the latch. If the oven is
too hot, you will not be able to slide the
latch. Allow the oven to cool.
Touch the SELF CLEAN pad.
Touch the START/ON pad.
The oven shuts off automatically when
the clean cycle is complete, and 0:00 will
flash in the display.
Slide the latch handle to the left as
far as it will go and open the door.
It will not be possible to unlatch the oven
door until the temperature drops below
the lock temperature and the LOCKED
door light goes off.
When the LOCKED door light is off,
unlatch the door.
The self-clean cycle will automatically
begin after CLEAN is displayed and the
time countdown appears in the display.
Troubleshooting Tips
Touch the + or – pads until the
desired Clean Time is displayed.
The Clean Time is normally 4 hours. You can
change the Clean Time to any time between 3
and 5 hours, depending on the amount of soil in
your oven.
While the oven is self-cleaning, you can
touch the CLOCK pad to display the time
of day. To return to the clean countdown,
touch the SELF CLEAN pad.
Care and Cleaning
How to Set the Oven for Cleaning
Operating Instructions
Remove the shelves, broiler pan, broiler
grid, all cookware and any aluminum foil
from the oven.
Do not clean the gasket. The fiberglass
material of the oven door gasket cannot
withstand abrasion. It is essential for the
gasket to remain intact. If you notice it
becoming worn or frayed, replace it.
Safety Instructions
Using the self-cleaning oven.
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How to Delay the Start of Cleaning
Make sure the clock shows the correct
time of day.
Touch the SELF CLEAN pad.
The display will show the delay start set
time. It will not be possible to unlatch the
oven door until the temperature drops
below the lock temperature and the
LOCKED door light goes off.
Using the + or – pads, enter the
desired clean time.
When the LOCKED door light is off,
unlatch the door.
Latch the door.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Using the self-cleaning oven.
The Clean Time is normally 4 hours. You can
change the Clean Time to any time between 3
and 5 hours, depending on the amount of soil in
your oven.
Touch the DELAY START pad. The
earliest delay start time you can set
will appear in the display.
Using the + or – pads, enter the
time of day you want the clean cycle
to start.
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Touch the START/ON pad.
To Stop a Clean Cycle
Touch the CLEAR/OFF pad.
Troubleshooting Tips
Wait until the oven has cooled below the
locking temperature to unlatch the door.
You will not be able to open the door
right away unless the oven has cooled
below the locking temperature.
After a Clean Cycle
You may notice some white ash in the
oven. Wipe it up with a damp cloth after
the oven cools.
■ You cannot set the oven for cooking
until the oven is cool enough for the
door to be unlatched.
If white spots remain, remove them with a soapfilled scouring pad and rinse thoroughly with
a vinegar and water mixture.
■ While the oven is self-cleaning, you
can press the CLOCK pad to display
the time of day. To return to the
clean countdown, press the COOKING
TIME pad.
These deposits are usually a salt
residue that cannot be removed by
the clean cycle.
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If the oven is not clean after one clean
cycle, repeat the cycle.
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■ Apply a small amount of vegetable oil
to a paper towel and wipe the edges of
the oven shelves with the paper towel.
Do not spray with Pam® or other
lubricant sprays.
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Be sure all controls are off and all surfaces are cool before cleaning any part of the range.
If your range is removed for cleaning, servicing or any reason, be sure the anti-tip
device is re-engaged properly when the range is replaced. Failure to take this
precaution could result in tipping of the range and cause injury.
Carefully grasp a corner of the protective
shipping film with your fingers and slowly
peel it from the appliance surface. Do
not use any sharp items to remove the
film. Remove all of the film before using
the appliance for the first time.
To assure no damage is done to the
finish of the product, the safest way to
remove the adhesive from packaging tape
on new appliances is an application of a
household liquid dishwashing detergent.
Apply with a soft cloth and allow to soak.
NOTE: The adhesive must be removed from all
parts. It cannot be removed if it is baked on.
Groove Stem
Spring clip
Control Knobs
The control knobs may be removed for easier
cleaning.
Make sure the knobs are in the OFF
positions and pull them straight off the
stems for cleaning.
The knobs can be cleaned in a
dishwasher or they may also be washed
with soap and water. Make sure the insides
of the knobs are dry before replacing.
Replace the knobs in the OFF position
to ensure proper placement.
Clear groove
in stem
It’s a good idea to wipe the control panel
after each use of the oven. Use a damp
cloth to clean or rinse. For cleaning, use
mild soap and water or a 50/50 solution
of vinegar and water. For rinsing, use
clean water. Polish dry with a soft cloth.
Do not use abrasive cleansers, strong
liquid cleaners, plastic scouring pads or
oven cleaners on the control panel—
they will damage the finish.
Troubleshooting Tips
Control Panel
Care and Cleaning
Molded rib
Operating Instructions
How to Remove Protective Shipping Film and Packaging Tape
Safety Instructions
Care and cleaning of the range.
Oven Heating Elements
To clean the oven floor, gently lift
the bake element. Clean with warm
soapy water.
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Do not clean the bake element or the broil
element. Any soil will burn off when the
elements are heated.
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Oven Shelves
Clean the oven shelves with an abrasive
cleanser or scouring pad. After cleaning,
rinse the shelves with clean water and dry
with a clean cloth.
NOTE: Take the shelves out of the oven before you
begin the self-clean cycle or they may discolor.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Care and cleaning of the range.
To make the shelves slide more easily,
apply a small amount of vegetable oil
to a paper towel and wipe the edges of
the oven shelves with the paper towel.
Do not spray with Pam® or other
lubricant sprays.
Porcelain Enamel Cooktop
Care and Cleaning
The porcelain enamel finish is sturdy but
breakable if misused. This finish is acidresistant. However, any acidic foods
spilled (such as fruit juices, tomato or
vinegar) should not be permitted to
remain on the finish.
If acids spill on the cooktop while it is
hot, use a dry paper towel or cloth to
wipe it up right away. When the surface
has cooled, wash with soap and water.
Rinse well.
For other spills such as fat spatterings,
wash with soap and water or cleansing
powders after the surface has cooled.
Rinse well. Polish with a dry cloth.
Painted Surfaces
Painted surfaces include the sides and
the drawer front.
Clean these with soap and water or
a vinegar and water solution.
Do not use commercial oven cleaners,
cleaning powders, steel wool or harsh
abrasives on any painted surface.
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Oven Vent
The oven is vented through an opening
under the left rear surface unit.
The vent is important for proper air
circulation.
This area could become hot during oven use.
Never block this vent with aluminum foil.
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It is normal for steam to come out of the
vent and moisture may collect underneath
the coils when the oven is in use.
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Cleaning the Oven Door
To clean the inside of the door:
■ Because the area inside the gasket is
cleaned during the self-clean cycle, you
do not need to clean this by hand.
■ The area outside the gasket and
the door liner can be cleaned with a
soap-filled or plastic scouring pad,
hot water and detergent. Rinse well
with a vinegar and water solution.
To clean the outside of the door:
■ Use soap and water to thoroughly
clean the top, sides and front of the
oven door. Rinse well. You may also use
a glass cleaner to clean the glass
on the outside of the door. Do not let
water drip into the vent openings.
■ Spillage of marinades, fruit juices,
tomato sauces and basting materials
containing acids may cause
discoloration and should be wiped
up immediately. When surface is cool,
clean and rinse.
■ Do not use oven cleaners, cleaning
powders or harsh abrasives on the
outside of the door.
The door is very heavy. Be careful when
removing and lifting the door.
To remove the door:
Fully open the door.
Slot
Pull the hinge locks down toward
the door frame, to the unlocked
position. A tool, such as a small
flat-blade screwdriver, may be
required.
Hinge lock
Pull hinge locks down to unlock.
Close door to the door removal
position, which is halfway between
the broil stop position and fully
closed.
Lift door up and out until the hinge
arm is clear of the slot.
To replace the door:
Hinge
arm
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Removal position
Firmly grasp both sides of the door
at the top. Do not lift the door by the
handle.
Push the hinge locks up against the
front frame of the oven cavity to the
locked position.
Troubleshooting Tips
Firmly grasp both sides of the door
at the top. Do not lift the door by the
handle.
Bottom
With the
Hinge arm
edge
door at the
of slot
same angle as
the removal
position, seat the
notch stop of
Notch stop
the hinge arm
into the bottom
edge of the hinge slot. The notch in
the hinge arm must be fully seated
into the bottom of the slot.
Fully open the door until it is
parallel to the floor. If the door will
not fully open, the notch stop is not
seated correctly in the bottom edge
of the slot. Repeat step 2 if
necessary.
Care and Cleaning
Lift-Off Oven Door
Operating Instructions
Do not rub or clean the door gasket—
it has an extremely low resistance to
abrasion.
If you notice the gasket becoming worn,
frayed or damaged in any way or if it has
become displaced on the door, you
should have it replaced.
■ If any stain on the door vent trim is
persistent, use a soft abrasive cleaner
and a sponge-scrubber for best results.
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Hinge lock
Push hinge locks up to lock.
Close the oven door.
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Oven Light Replacement
CAUTION: Before replacing your
oven light bulb, disconnect the electrical
power to the range at the main fuse or
circuit breaker panel.
To replace the cover:
Line up tabs of lens in front of tabs
on housing and rotate clockwise to
engage.
Be sure to let the light cover and bulb
cool completely.
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Care and cleaning of the range.
To remove the cover:
Twist lens counterclockwise about a
quarter turn to remove.
Do not remove any screws to remove the cover.
Replace bulb with a 40-watt
appliance bulb or two-prong
halogen bulb, as appropriate.
Do not clean the broiler pan or grid in a selfcleaning oven.
After broiling, remove the broiler
pan from the oven.
After broiling, remove the broiler pan
from the oven. Remove the grid from the
pan. Carefully pour out the grease from
the pan into a proper container.
Wash and rinse the broiler pan and grid
in hot water with a soap-filled or plastic
scouring pad.
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Troubleshooting Tips
Care and Cleaning
Broiler Pan and Grid
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If food has burned on, sprinkle the grid
with detergent while hot and cover with
wet paper towels or a dishcloth. Soaking
the pan will remove burned-on foods.
Both the broiler pan and grid may be
cleaned with a commercial oven cleaner.
Both the broiler pan and grid can also be
cleaned in a dishwasher.
Do not store a soiled broiler pan and grid
anywhere in the range.
Be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the surface units are cool before attempting to remove them.
Surface
Drip
unit
pan
Surface Units
To clean the surface units, turn the
control to the highest setting for a
minute. The coils will burn off any soil.
To remove a surface unit:
When properly seated, the locking
tab should lock onto the cooktop rim
through the notch in the drip pan.
To remove the drip pans for cleaning,
the surface units must be removed first.
Push the surface unit back toward
the receptacle to free the locking
tab from the cooktop.
Replace the drip pan into the recess
in the cooktop. Make sure the
opening in the pan lines up with
the receptacle.
Insert the terminals of the surface
unit through the opening in the
drip pan and into the receptacle.
Surface unit
Locking tab
Locking
tab
Receptacle
Drip pan
Do not lift the surface unit more than 1 inch.
If you do, it may not lie flat on the drip pan
when you plug it back in.
NOTE: Repeated lifting of the surface unit
more than 1 inch above the drip pan can
permanently damage the receptacle.
Do not immerse the surface units in liquids of
any kind.
Do not clean the surface units in a dishwasher.
Do not bend the surface unit plug terminals.
Do not attempt to clean, adjust or in any way
repair the plug-in receptacle.
Care and Cleaning
Lift the surface unit about 1 inch
above the drip pan and pull it out.
Push the surface unit in and down
to lock the tab in place so it rests
evenly in the cooktop.
Operating Instructions
Locking tab
Cooktop
rim
To replace a surface unit:
Safety Instructions
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Drip Pans
Place them in a covered container. Add
1/4 cup ammonia and let soak several
hours or overnight. Wash, rinse well
and dry.
Clean the area under the drip pans
often. Built-up soil, especially grease,
may catch fire.
Do not cover the drip pans with foil. Using foil so
close to the receptacle could cause shock, fire or
damage to the range.
The drip pans may also be cleaned in a
dishwasher.
Troubleshooting Tips
Remove the surface units. Then lift out
the drip pans.
Lift-Up Cooktop
Be sure all surface units are turned
off before raising the cooktop.
A support rod will hold the cooktop up
while you clean underneath it.
To make cleaning easier, the entire
cooktop may be lifted up and supported
in the up position.
After cleaning under the cooktop with
hot, soapy water and a clean cloth, lower
the cooktop. Be careful not to pinch
your fingers.
Be sure all the surface units are turned
off before raising the cooktop. The
surface units and drip pans do not need
to be removed; however, you may remove
one to make raising the cooktop easier.
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Support rod
Clean the area under the cooktop often. Built-up
soil, especially grease, may catch fire.
Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning
Troubleshooting Tips
Save time and money! Review the charts on the following
pages first and you may not need to call for service.
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
Surface units do not
work properly
The surface units are
not plugged in solidly.
• With the controls off, check to make sure the surface
unit is plugged completely into the receptacle.
The surface unit controls
improperly set.
• Check to see the correct control is set for the surface
unit you are using.
The drip pans are not set
securely in the cooktop.
• With the controls off, check to make sure the drip
pan is in the recess in the cooktop and that the
opening in the pan lines up with the receptacle.
Control signals after
entering cooking time
or delay start
You forgot to enter a
bake temperature or
cleaning time.
• Press the BAKE pad and desired temperature or the
SELF CLEAN pad and desired clean time.
Food does not bake
or roast properly
Oven controls improperly set.
• See the Using the oven section.
Shelf position is incorrect
or the shelf is not level.
• See the Using the oven section.
Incorrect cookware or
cookware of improper
size being used.
• See the Using the oven section.
Oven thermostat needs
adjustment.
• See the Adjust the oven thermostat—Do it yourself!
section.
Clock and timer do
not work
Plug on range is not completely • Make sure electrical plug is plugged into a live, properly
inserted in the electrical outlet.
grounded outlet.
A fuse in your home may
be blown or the circuit
breaker tripped.
• Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
Oven controls improperly set. • See the Using the clock and timer section.
Oven light does
not work
Light bulb is loose or defective. • Tighten or replace the bulb.
Food does not
broil properly
Door not open to the broil stop • See the Using the oven section.
position as recommended.
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Troubleshooting Tips
Before you call for service…
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Switch operating light
is broken.
• Call for service.
Oven controls improperly set.
• Make sure you press the BROIL HI/LO pad.
Improper shelf position
being used.
• See the Broiling Guide.
Cookware not suited
for broiling.
• Use the broiling pan and grid that came with your range.
Aluminum foil used on the
the broiling pan and grid has
not been fitted properly and
slit as recommended.
• See the Using the oven section.
In some areas the power
(voltage) may be low.
• Preheat the broil element for 10 minutes.
• Broil for the longest period of time recommended in
the Broiling Guide.
Possible Causes
What To Do
Oven temperature too
hot or too cold
Oven thermostat
needs adjustment.
• See the Adjust the oven thermostat—Do it yourself!
section.
Oven will not work
Plug on range is not
completely inserted in
the electrical outlet.
• Make sure electrical plug is plugged into a live,
properly grounded outlet.
A fuse in your home may
be blown or the circuit
breaker tripped.
• Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
Oven controls improperly set.
• See the Using the oven section.
Operating Instructions
Problem
Door left in the locked position. • If necessary, allow the oven to cool; then unlock the
door.
Oven will not self-clean
• Allow the oven to cool to room temperature and
reset the controls.
Care and Cleaning
The oven temperature is
too high to set a self-clean
operation.
Oven controls improperly set. • See the Using the self-cleaning oven section.
Oven door is not in the locked • Make sure you move the door latch handle all the
position.
way to the right.
This is the sound of the
metal heating and cooling
during both the cooking and
cleaning functions.
• This is normal.
Excessive smoking
during a clean cycle
Excessive soil.
• Press the CLEAR/OFF pad. Open the windows to
rid the room of smoke. Wait until the light on the
SELF CLEAN pad goes off. Wipe up the excess soil and
reset the clean cycle.
Oven door will not
unlock
Oven too hot.
• Allow the oven to cool below locking temperature.
Oven not clean after
a clean cycle
Oven controls not properly set. • See the Using the self-cleaning oven section.
• Clean up heavy spillovers before starting the clean
cycle. Heavily soiled ovens may need to self-clean
again or for a longer period of time.
Troubleshooting Tips
“Crackling” or
“popping” sound
Oven was heavily soiled.
Safety Instructions
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Safety Instructions
Operating Instructions
Care and Cleaning
Troubleshooting Tips
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
“F – and a number
or letter” flash
in the display
You have a function
error code.
• Press the CLEAR/OFF pad. Put the oven back into
operation.
If the function code repeats.
• Disconnect all power to the range for at least 30
seconds and then reconnect power. If the function
error code repeats, call for service.
• On self-cleaning models, if a function error code
appears during the self-cleaning cycle, check the oven
door latch. The latch may have been moved, if only
slightly, from the locked position. Make sure the latch
is moved to the right as far as it will go. Press the
CLEAR/OFF pad. Allow the oven to cool for one hour.
Put the oven back into operation.
Display flashes “bAd”
then “linE” with a
loud tone
The installed connection
from the house to the unit
is miswired.
• Contact installer or electrician to correct miswire.
Display goes blank
A fuse in your home may be
blown or the circuit
breaker tripped.
• Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
The clock is turned off from
showing in the display.
• See the Using the clock and timer section.
Display flashes
Power failure.
• Reset the clock.
Unable to get the
display to show “SF”
Oven control pads were
not pressed properly.
• The BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads must be pressed
at the same time and held for 3 seconds.
Power outage,
clock flashes
Power outage or surge.
• Reset the clock. If the oven was in use, you must reset
it by pressing the CLEAR/OFF pad, setting the clock
and resetting any cooking function.
“Burning” or “oily”
odor emitting from
the vent
This is normal in a new
oven and will disappear
in time.
• To speed the process, set a self-clean cycle for a
minimum of 3 hours. See the Using the selfcleaning oven section.
Strong odor
An odor from the insulation
around the inside of the
oven is normal for the first
few times the oven is used.
• This is temporary.
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Troubleshooting Tips
Before you call for service…
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Safety Instructions
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Care and Cleaning
Troubleshooting Tips
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Troubleshooting Tips
Care and Cleaning
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
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Care and Cleaning
Troubleshooting Tips
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Care and Cleaning
Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
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or an authorized Customer Care® technician. To schedule service,
on-line, 24 hours a day, visit us at ge.com, or call 800.GE.CARES
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Staple your receipt here.
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During this limited one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor
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What GE Will Not Cover:
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Consumer Support.
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Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed by any user. Other servicing generally
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unsafe operation.
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