Welcome ................................................................. 1 Safety Instructions ............................................... 1-4 Controls at a Glance ............................................ 5-6 Surface Cooking .................................................. 7-8 Surface Controls ..................... 7 Cooktop ............................................................ 8 Oven Operation .................................................. 9-12 Baking & Roasting ...................................... 9-10 Oven Vent & Light ......................................... 10 Oven Racks & Oven Bottom .......................... 11 Broiling ......................................................... 12 ,• • • • • • • "_ • Care and Cleaning ........................................... 13-14 Maintenance .................................................... 15-17 Before You Call for Service ............................. 17-18 Warranty ............................................................... •. 19 • MAYI?AG Models: MGR4410B • MGR4450B ] Welcome.,,.,....,.,....,.... IMPORTANT SAFETY Congratulationson yourchoiceof aMaytag gasrange. Your complete satisfaction is very important to us. INSTRUCTIONS Read this user's guide carefully. It is intended to help you operate and maintain your new range, Read and follow all instructions before using this appliance to prevent the potential risk of fire, electric shock, personal injury or damage to the appliance as a result of improper usage of the appliance. In addition, you will find a booklet entitled "Cooking Made Simple." It contains information on selecting cookware and provides baking, roasting and broiling tips. ....... • • .... WARNING: If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or Save time and money. Check the "Before You Call" section of this guide. It lists causes of minor operating problems that you can correctyourself, explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or death. However, should you need service, it is helpful to have the model and serial numbers available. This information can be found on the data plate located on the lower front frame or storage drawer frame, These numbers are also on the Product Registration card that came with your appliance. Before sending in this card, record these numbers along with the purchase date below. - Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any appliance. - WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS: • DO not try to light any appliance. Model Number • Do not touch any electrical • Do not use any phone in your building. Serial Number • Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions. Date of Purchase • :_ IMPORTANT." Keep this guide and the sales receipt in a safe place for future reference. Proof of original pur. : chase date is needed for warranty service. - If you have questions, write us (include your model number and phone number) or call: Maytag Appliances Sales Company Attn: CAIR sMCenter RO. Box 2370 Cleveland, TN 37320-2370 1-800-688-9900 (USA) 1-800-688-2002 (CANADA) 1-800-688-2080 ( U.S. TTY for deaf, hearing impaired or speech impaired) (Mon. - Fri., 8 am-8 pm Eastern Time) Interact: http://www.maytag.com : :_ , If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department. Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier. To ensure proper and safe operation: Appliance mt be properly installed and grounded by a qualified install_ Have the installer show you the location of the gas shut c valve and how to shut it off in an emergency. Always disconnect power to appliance before servicin_ To ensure proper operation and avoid possible injury damage to unit do not attempt to adjust, repair, service, replace any part of your appliance unless it is specifica recommended in this guide. All other servicing should referred to a qualified servicer. ' _ switch. For service information, see page 14. NOTE: In our continuing effort to improve the quality and performance of our cooking products, it may be necessary to make changes to the appliance without revising this guide. :: ? 1 General Instructions ,II_WARN IN G i To eliminate the hazard of reaching over hot surface burn- • ALL RANGES CAN TIP AND CAUSE INJURIESTO PERSONS aers, unit. If storage is provided, should be limited items cabinet storage should notit be provided directlytoabove which are used infrequently and which are safely stored in an area subjected to beat from an appliance. Tempera- PACKEDWITH RANGE • FOLLOWALL INSTALLATION • INSTRUCTIONS INSTALL ANTI-TIPDEVICE uids, cleaners or aerosol sprays. tures may be unsafe for some items, such as volatile liq- In Case of Fire WARNING: To reduce risk of tipping of the appliance from abnormal usage or by excessive loading of the oven door, the appliance must be secured by a properly installed anti-tip device. _I_ Turn off appliance and ventilating hood to avoid spreading the flame. Extinguish flame then to remove smoke and turn odor.on hood To check if device is properly installed, remove storage drawer or broiler compartment and look underneath range to make sure one of the rear leveling legs is properly engaged in the bracket slot. The anti-tip device secures the rear leveling leg to the floor when properly engaged. You should check this anytime the range has been moved, Use dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher or baking soda to smother fire or flame. Never use water on a grease fire. If fire is in the oven or broiler pan, smother by closing oven door. If fire is in a pan on the surface burner, cover pan with lid or cookie sheet. Never attempt to pick up or move a flaming pan. To Prevent Fire or Smoke Damage Be sure all packing materials are removed from the appliance before operating it. Child Safety Keep area around appliance clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors and materi- NEVER leave children alone or un- als. If appliance is installed near a window, proper precautions should be taken to prevent curtains from blowing over burn- ,ii_i ............ is in use or near supervised is still thehot. appliance when it NEVER allow children to sit or stand on any part of the appliance as they could be injured or burned. ers. NEVER leave any items on the cooktop. The hot air from the vent may ignite flammable items and may increase pressure in closed containers which may cause them to burst, '_:_i Many aerosol-type spray cans are EXPLOSIVE when exposed to heat and may be highly flammable. Avoid their use or storage near an appliance. Children must be taught that the appliance and utensils in it can be hot. Let hot utensils cool in a safe place, out of reach of small children. Children should be taught that an appliance is not a toy. Children should not be allowed to play with controls or other parts of the unit. _ o CAUTION: NEVER store items of in- =,' %.= Many plastics are vulnerable to heat. Keep plastics away from parts of the appliance that may become warm or hot, Do not leave plastic items on the cooktop as they may melt or soften if left too close to the vent or a lighted surface burner, terest to children in cabinets above an '__ '% appliance or on backguard of a range. _l Children climbing on the appliance door to reach items could be seriously injured. 2 '_, II .!_, ' SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) ..................., About Your Appliance NEVER heat an unopened container on the surface bumeJ or in the oven. Pressure build-up may cause container tc burst resulting in serious personal injury or damage to th_ appliance. NEVER use appliance as a space heater to 4_'_% heat or wann a room to prevent potential _,IN_ il_ _ hazard to the user and damageto the appli- / %1_i ance. Also, do not use the cooktop or oven Is,I aSsils.a storage area for food or cooking uten- _:_!:_ Use dry,may sturdy pot burns holders.from Damp pot holders cause steam. Dishtowels or other substitutes should never be used as pot holders because they can trail across hot surface burners and ignite or get caught on appliance parts. -_|_ Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air by blocking the oven vent or air intakes. Restriction of air flow to the burner prevents proper performance and increases carbon monoxide emission to unsafe levels. Always let quantities of hot fat used for deep fat fryint cool before attempting to move or handle. Avoid touching oven vent area while oven is on and for several minutes after oven is turned off. Some parts of the vent and surrounding area become hot enough to cause burns. After oven is turned off, do not touch the oven vent or surrounding areas until they have had sufficient time to cool. or drawer, if equipped, as a step stool or seat as this may result in possible tipping of the appliance, damage to the appliance, and serious injuries, WARNING: NEVER use appliance door, Do not let cooking grease or other flammable material accumulate in or near the appliance, hood or vent fan. Cle_ hood frequently to prevent grease from accumulating o] hood or filter. When flaming foods un- NEVER wear garments made of flaremable material or loose fitting or longsleeved apparel while cooking. Clothing der hoodorturn theutensil fan on.handles. _', maythe ignite catch _ Do not touch a hot oven light bulb with a damp cloth as the bulb could break. Should the bulb break, disconnect power to the appliance before removing bulb to avoid electrical shock, Always place a pan on a surface burner before turning it on. Be sure you know which knob controls which surface burner. Make sure the correct burner is turned on and that the burner has ignited. When cooking is completed, turn burner off before removing pan to prevent exposure to burner flame. PREPARED FOOD WARNING: Follow foo manufacturer's instructions. If a plastic frozen food cot tainer and/or its cover distorts, warps, or is otherwise dan aged during cooking, immediately discard the food and i container. The food could be contaminated. Always adjust surface burner flame so that it does not extend beyond the bottom edge of the pan. An excessive flame is hazardous, wastes energy and may damage the appliance, pan or cabinets above the appliance, NEVER leave a surface cooking opera.,if_%_il _,,,%_ ' i 'r,_ Always place oven racks in the desired positions while ove is cool. Slide oven rack out to add or remove food, usin dry, sturdy pot holders. Always avoid reaching into the ove to add or remove food. If a rack must be moved while ho use a dry pot holder. Always turn the oven off at the end of cooking. _"_ p__!' i_ 'ii_I Use care when opening the oven door. |///_, Let hot air or steam escape before moving or replacing food. Cooking Safety tion unattended especially when using a high heat setting when deepand fat greasy frying. Boilovers causeorsmoking ,-41_"_*_'_._. _!__" 5_1 _(_ _. _ii i _7 ._,_z_v _m_ '' spillovers may ignite. Clean up greasy spills as soon as possible. Do not use high heat for extended cooking operations. 3 i Utensil Safety Cleaning Safety Use pans with flat bottoms and handles that are easily grasped and stay cool. Avoid using unstable, warped, easily tipped or loose-handled pans. Also avoid using pans, especially small pans, with heavy handles as they could be unstable and easily tip. Pans that are heavy to move when filled with food may also be hazardous. Turn off all controls and wait for appliance parts to cool before touching or cleaning them. Do not touch the burner grates or surrounding areas until they have had sufficient time to cool. Be sure utensil is large enough to properly contain food and avoid boilovers. Pan size is particularly important in deep fat frying. Be sure pan will accommodate the volume of food that is to be added as well as the bubble action of fat. Clean appliance with caution. Use care to avoid steam burns if a wet sponge or cloth is used to wipe spills on a hot surface. Some cleaners can produce noxious fumes if applied to a hot surface. Important Safety Notice and Warning To minimize ignition of flammable materials and bums, spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil, do not extend handles over adjacent surface burners. AIways turn pan handles toward the side or back of the appliance, not out into the room where they are easily hit or reached by !Jiii_=_'_%i,_ _,_i_ !ill' % _i' _)% 'iii '__ji, __,, "l,_ "_: iii _ small children. Never let a pan boil dry as this could damage the utensil and the appliance, Follow the manufacturer's directions when using oven cooking bags. Only certain types of glass, glass/ceramic, ceramic or glazed utensils are suitable for cooktop or oven usage without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. Follow manufacturer's instructions when using glass. The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn customers of potential exposures to such substances. Users of this appliance are hereby warned that the burning of gas can result in low-level exposure to some of the listed substances, including benzene, formaldehyde and soot, due primarily to the incomplete combustion of natural gas or liquid petroleum (LP) fuels. Properly adjusted burners will minimize incomplete combustion. Exposure to these substances can also be minimized by properly venting the burners to the outdoors. This appliance has been tested for safe performance using conventional cookware. Do not use any devices or accessories that are not specifically recommended in this guide. Do not use eyelid covers for the surface units, stovetop grills, or add-on oven convection systems. The use of devices or accessories that are not expressly recommended in this manual can create serious safety hazards, result in performance problems, and reduce the life of the components of the appliance. Save These Instructions for Future Reference Controls at a Glance............................ Clock and Timer Control DC : __1__1 [.1 NOTE: The display will flash when electrical power is first supplied to the appliance or if there has been a power failure. To Set the Clock: 1, Press the CLOCK pad. • A beep will sound when the CLOCK pad is pressed. 2, Press or press and hold the • or • pad until the correct time of day appears in the display. • Press to change the time in one minute increments. • Press and hold to change the time in 10minute increments. To recall the time of day when the timer operation is displayed, press the CLOCK pad. 2. Press or press and hold the • or • pad until tl correct time appears in the display. • Press to change the time in one minute incremer • Press and hold to change the time in 10 minuf increments. • The timer will start automatically after a few seconds. The flashing colon indicates that the timer is in use. • If the CLOCK pad is pressed, the colon will continue to flash to indicate the timer is in us To Set the Timer: The timer can be set from one minute (0:0l) up to 12 hours (12:00). The timer does NOT control the oven. 1. Press the TIMER pad. • A beep will sound when the TIMER pad is pressed. • 0:00 will appear in the display. 3. A beep will sound at one minute (0:01). 4, At the end of the timer operation, 0:00 will app in the display and three beeps will sound. • One beep will sound every 10 seconds for 10 minutes or until the timer operation is cancell To Cancel the _mer: Press the TIMER pad and the current time of day ' reappear in the display. NOTE: When 0:00 is displayed, pressing either TIMER or CLOCK pad will also cancel the timer eration. • _! • i_! i_"_ Surface Cooking .................................... Surface Controls A Setting the Controls CAUTIONS: • If flame should go out duringacooking operation, turn the burner off. If a stronggas odor is detected, open a window and wait five minutes before relighting the burner. 1. Place a pan on the burner grate. • The burner flame may lift off or appear separated from the port if a pan is not placed on the grate. 2. Push in and turn the knob counterclockwise to the START setting. • Be sure all surface controls are set in the OFF position prior to supplying gas to the range. Pilotless Ignition . A clicking (spark) sound will be heard and the burner will light. (All four ignitors will spark when any surface burner knob is turned to the START position.) 3. After the burner lights, turn the knob to the desired flame size. Pilotless ignition eliminates the need for a constant standing pilot light. Each surface burner has a spark ignitor. When cleaning around the surface burner use care. If cleaning cloth should catch the ignitor, it could damage it preventing ignition. Suggested Heat Settings If the surface burner does not light, check if ignitor is broken, soiled or wet. If clogged, clean the small port beneath the ignitor using straight pin. The size and type of cookware will affect the flame setting. For information on cookware and other factors affecting flame settings, refer to"CookingMade Simple". HEAD • The ignitor will continue to spark until the knob is turned past the START position. Setting HIGH PORTS IGNITOR PORT BELOW IGNITOR BU_RNER Surface Control Knobs Use to turn on the surface burners. An infinite choice of heat settings is available from WARM to HIGH. At the HIGH setting a detent or notch may be felt. The knobs can be set on or between any of the settings. Graphics next to the knob identify which burner the knob controls. For example, the graphic below shows the right rear burner location. ,llllr' • ,11111' ,ll[[l' Uses Use to bringliquidto a boil, or reach pressurein a pressurecooker. Always (f____ reducesettingto a lower heatwhen liquidsbegin to boil or foods begin to cook. An intermediate flame size is used to continue _ cooking.Food will not cook anyfaster when a higher flame setting is used than needed to maintain a gentleboil. Water boils at the same temperaturewhetherboilinggently or vigorously. Use to simmer foods, keep_ WARM foods warm and melt ____._ chocolate or butter. Operating During a Power Failure 1. Hold a lighted match to the desired surface burner head. 2. Push in and turn the control knob slowly to START. 3. Adjust the flame to the desired level. ACAUTION: When lighting the surface burners, be sure all of the controls are in the OFF position. Strike the match first and hold it in position before turning the knob to START. 6 : !i Surface Cooking (continued) Cooktop To prevent the cooktop from discoloring or staining: Clean cooktop after each use. Wipe acid or sugar spills as soon as the cooktop has cooled as these spills may discolor the porcelain, Unlike a range with standard gas burnere, this cooktop does not lift-up nor is it removable. Do not attempt to lift the cooktopfor any reason. Burner Grates The grates must be properly positioned before cooking. Improper installation of the grates may result in chipping of the cooktop. pan on the grate. The grate's porcelain finish may chip without a pan to absorb the heat from the burner flame. Although the burner grates are durabie, Do not operate the burners without a they will gradually lose their shine and/or discolor, due to the high temperatures of the gas flame. Sealed Burners The sealed burners of your range are secured to the cooktop and are not designed to be removed. Since the burners are sealed into the cooktop, boilovers or spills will not seep underncath the cooktop. However. the burners should be cleaned after each use. (See page I1 for cleaning directions.) High Performance (select Burners (12,000 models) Ranges with two high speed burners have the burners located in the right front and left rear positions. These burners offer higher speed cooking that can be used to quickly bring water to a boil and for largequantity cooking. • BTU ratings will vary when using LP gas. Notes.., • A properly adjusted burner with clean ports will light within a few seconds. If using natural gas the flame will be blue with a deeper blue inner cone. If the burner flame is yellow or is noisy the air/gas mixture may be incorrect. Contact a service technician to adjust. (Adjustments are not covered by the BTU*) __..,___ warranty.) % g)'lllll' With LP gas, some yellow tips on the flames are ac'11111' '11111'ceptable. This is normal and adjustment is not necessary. '1111, 'lllll, _ '[lll['(_ POWER BOOST • with some types of gas, you may hear a "popping" sound when the surface burner is turned off. This is a normal operating sound of the burner. • If the control knob is turned very quickly from HIGH to WARM, the flame may go out, particularly if the burner is cold. If this occurs, turn the knob to the OFF position, wait several seconds and relight the burner. • Refer to page 13 to adjust the WARM setting, if needed. • The flame should be adjusted so it does not extend beyond the edge of the pan. Oven Operation • • 0 • O • Baking and Roasting Notes. . O • • O • O • O • O e • q) • O • O • • qp • o • • • • 0 • O • • Broiling . For best results, use a pan designed for broiling. For additional broiling tips, refer to the "Cooking Made Simple" booklet. • You may find that the cooking times and temperatures vary slightly from your old oven. This is normal. Every Setting the Knob Control for Broiling ovenhas itsowncharacteristics. • During some extended oven cooking operations, you may hear a "popping" sound when the oven burner cycles. This is normal. (Iowercompartmont) 1. Place the broiler pan in the recommended broiling compartment p shown in the chart below. • See roasting chart in "Cooking Made Simple" for recommended roasting temperatures and times and baking and roasting tips. 2. Turn OVEN TEMP knob to BROIL or, for lower temperature broiling, to 450°F. • Lower temperature broiling avoids excessive browning of longer cooking foods such as poultry. Pilotless Ignition Your range is equipped with pilotless ignition. With this type of ignition system, the gas automatically shuts off and the oven will not operate during apower failure. 3. Follow the suggested times in the broiling chart below. Meat should be turned once about halfway through its cooking time. A lighted match will not light the oven burner. No attempt should be made to operate the oven during apower failure. 4. Check the doneuess by cutting a slit in the meat near the center to check the color. Setting the Knob Control for Baking and Roasting 5. After broiling, turn the OVEN TEMP knob to OFF. Remove the broiler pan from the broiler compartment. The OVEN TEMP knob located on the front of the range is used to select and maintain the oven temperature. Always turn this knob just TO the desired temperature. Do not turn to a higher temperature and then back. TypeofMeat l. When cool, position rack in oven. GroundBeefPatties,W' thick 2. Push in and turn OVEN TEMP knob to desired temperature. Allow 10-15 minutes for preheating. Lower Total Compartment CookTime Doneness Broiling* (Minutes)** Well Middle 14-18mix. Medium Well Middle Middle 14-20mix. 16-24mix. Well Bottom LOBroil(450° 30-45rain. 3. Place food in center of oven. BeefSteaks-1"thick 4. Check food for doneness at minimum time in recipe. Cook longer if necessary. Chicken-. Pieces 5, Remove food from the oven and turn the OVEN TEMP Fish -Fillets,lh"thick Steaks,1"thick Flaky Flaky Middle Middle 8-12rain. 10-15rain. Ham -- Precooked Slice,112" thick Warm Middle 8-12mix, PorkChops-1"thick Well Middle 20-28mix. knob to OFF. Oven Indicator Light The oven indicator light turns on whenever the oven turns on. When the oven reaches the preset temperature, the indicator light turns off. The OVEN indicator light will then turn off and on as the oven burners cycle off and on. * Upper is the top position;middle is the lower position; bottom is the bottom of the broiler compartment (remove the rack). •* Broiling times are approximateand may varydepending on the meat. 8 ! i_i_! i¸ Oven Operation (continued) .............................. Oven Racks CAUTION: Do not attempt to change the rack ] position when the oven is hot. I Your oven has two racks. They are designed with a lock-stop edge. To remove: Pull rack straight out until it stops at the lockstop position; lift up on the front _. "" of the rack and pull out. _ _ O_-)') ! ? front end up slightly; slide rack back until it clears the lock-stop position; lower front and slide back into the oven. Oven Bottom Donotcoveranentirerackwithaluminumfoilorplacefoil on the oven bottom. Baking results will be affected and damage may occur to the oven bottom, o --, --3 --z ___ RACK 4: Used for most two-rack baking. RACK 3: Used for most baked goods on a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan, layer cakes, fruit pies, or frozen convenience foods. RACK 2: Used for roasting small cuts of meat, casseroles, baking loaves of bread, bundt cakes, custard pies or two-rack baking. RACK 1: Used for roasting large cuts of meat and poultry, frozen pies, dessert souffles, angel food cake, or two-rack baking, : _. Protect oven bottom against spillovers, especially acid or sugary spills, as _l/__ ,-' : r-if dealer for the "HALFRACK" Accessory Kit or call 1-800-688-8408. RACK 5 (highest position): Used for some two-rack cooking. : A to increase oven capacity,half is rack, available as an accessory. It fits in the left, upper portion of the oven and provides space for a vegetable dish when a large roaster is on the lower rack. Contact your Maytag To replace: Place rack on the "__ rack support in the oven; tilt the Rack Positions :_ Half Rack Accessory they may discolor the porcelain enamel. Use the correct pan size to avoid spillovers and boilovers. The oven bottom may be removed for easier cleaning. 2'1_ two catches, located at each rear corner of the oven bottom, toward the front of the oven. Lift the rear edge of the oven bottom slightly, then slide it back until theWhen front edge the oven clears Slide the oven To remove: cool, of remove thebottom oven racks. the front frame. Remove oven bottom from oven. To replace: Fit the front edge of the oven bottom into the oven front frame. Lower the rear of the oven bottom and slide the two catches back to lock the oven bottom in place. Oven Vent When the oven is in use, never block the vent opening. It is located at the base of the backguard. When the oven is in use, this area may feel warm or hot to the touch. Do not place plastics near the vent opening as heat from the vent could distort or melt the plastic. Used for roasting taller cuts of meat or turkey. Place both oven racks, one above the other, on the raised sides of the oven bottom. ; MULTIPLE RACK COOKING: Two rack: Use rack positions 2 and 4, or l and 4. ; NOTE: Never place pans directly on the oven bottom. Oven Light Push the switch on the control panel to turn the oven light on and off. Care & Cleaning .................................... Cleaning CAUTIONS: • Be sure appliance is off and all parts are cool before handling or cleaning. This is to avoid damage and possible burns• • To prevent staining or discoloration, clean appliance after each use. • If a part is removed, be sure it is correctly replaced. Cleaning Chart Parts Cleaning Procedure Broiler Pan and Insert Never cover insert with aluminum foil as this prevents the fat from draining to the pan below. • Place soapy cloth over insert and pan; let soak to loosen soil. • Wash in warm soapy water. Use soap filled scouring pad to remove stubborn soil. • Broiler pan and insert can be cleaned in dishwasher. Burner Grates • Wash grates with warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad or in the dishwasher. For stubborn soils, clean with a soap-filled, nonabrasive pad or a sponge and a commercial Cooktop Cleaning Creme. (Call 1-800-688-8408 to order Part #20000001 .) • For burned on soils, remove grates, place on newspapers and carefully spray with commercial oven cleaner. (Do not spray surrounding surfaces.) Place in plastic bags for several hours or over night. Wearing rubber gloves, remove from bags. Wash, rinse, dry and replace on cooktop. Clock and Control Pad Area • Wipe with a damp cloth and dry. • Glass cleaners may be used if sprayed on a cloth first. DO NOT spray directly on controlpad and display area. Control Knobs . Remove knobs in the OFF position by pulling forward. • Wash, rinse and dry. Do not use abrasive cleaning agents as they may scratch the finish. • Tuna on each burner to be sure the knobs have been correctly replaced. Cooktop, Backguard & Control Knob Area (porcelain enamel) Porcelain enamel is glass fused on metal and may crack or chip with misuse. It is acid resistant, not acid proof. All spillovers, especially acid or sugar spillovers, should be wiped up immediately with a dry cloth. • When cool, wash with soapy water, rinse and dry. . Never wipe off a warm or hot surface with a damp cloth. This may cause cracking or chipping. • Never use oven cleaners, abrasive or caustic cleaning agents on exterior finish of range. Enamel, painted - Side panels - Broiler compartment - Oven door . When cool, wash with warm soapy water, rinse and dry. Never wipe a warm or hot surface with a damp cloth as this may damage the surface and may cause a steam burn, . For stubborn soil, use mildly abrasive cleaning agents such as baking soda/water paste or Bon Ami.* Do not use abrasive, caustic or harsh cleaning agents such as steel wool pads or oven cleaners. These products will scratch or permanently damage the surface. NOTE: Use dry towel or cloth to wipe up spills, especially acid or sugary spills. Surface may discolor or dull if soil is not immediately removed. This is especially important for white surfaces. Glass - Oven window (select models) - Oven door , Avoid using excessive amounts of water which may seep under or behind glass. , Wash with soap and water or glass cleaner. Rinse with clear water and dry. , Do not use abrasive materials such as scouring pads, steel wool or powdered cleaning agents. They will damage glass. 10 Care & Cleaning (continued).............°.................. Cleaning Chart -- continued • Parts Cleaning Procedure Metal Finishes - Trim parts • Wash with soap and water, a glass cleaner, or mild liquid sprays. ° To prevent scratching or dulling of the finish, do not use mildly abrasive, abrasive, harsh or caustic cleaners such as oven cleaners. • • • • • • • • • • • -n • Oven Interior . , • • • , • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • " " • " • " • • • • " " o • • • • . • " • • • • • Clean frequently using mild abrasive cleaners and a plastic pad. Do not use metallic scouring pads because they will scratch the surface. When using commercial oven cleaners follow the manufacturer's instructions. Wipe up acid spills (tomato or milk based foods) as soon as possible with soap and water. If the spill is not wiped up, it may discolor the porcelain. To make cleaning easier, remove the oven door, if desired• (See Maintenance section, page 12.) • . • . • • • • Oven Racks • * • • • • • • • • • • , • • • • • • • • • • • ° • • • • • , • • • • • • • • , • • • • • • • • • • . Clean with soapy water • Remove stubborn soil with cleansing powder or soap-filled scouring pad. Rinse and dry. • • • • ° Plastic Finishes - Door handles - Backguard trim - End caps • ° • • • • • • • • • . . . • • • • * • . • • • • • • • • • • m • m * • . • • • • • • • • • • • • ° When cool, clean with soap and water, rinse and dry. • Use a glass cleaner and a soft cloth. NOTE: Never use oven cleaners, abrasive or caustic liquid orpowdered cleansers on plastic finishes. These cleaning agents will scratch or mar finish. NOTE: To prevent staining or discoloration, wipe upfat, grease or acid (tomato, lemon, vinegar, milk, fruit juice, marinade) immediately with a dry paper towel or cloth. • • • , . • • Sealed Gas Burners , • , • . q • * • • • • • • • • • • • • o • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • . Allow burner to cool. Wash with soapy water and a plastic scouring pad. For stubborn soils, clean with a soap-filled, nonabrasive pad or a sponge and a commercial Cooktop Cleaning Creme. (Call 1-800-688-8408 to order Part #20000001.) • Clean gas ports with a straight pin especially the port below the ignitor. Do not enlarge or distort holes. • Be careful not to get water into burner ports. • When cleaning, use care to prevent damage to the ignitor. If the ignitor is soiled, wet or damaged the surface burner will not light. • Brand names are registered trademarks of the respective manufacturers. = • 11 Maintenance.......................................... Oven Door Oven Light ACAUTION: CAUTIONS: • Do not place excessive weight on or stand on an open oven door. This could cause the range to tip over, break the door, or injure the user. • Disconnect power to range before replacing light bulb. , Use a dry potholder to prevent possible harm to hands when replacing bulb. • Do not attempt to open or close door or operate oven until door is properly replaced. • Be sure bulb is cool before touching bulb. • Never place fingers between hinge and front oven frame. Hinge arms are spring mounted. If accidentally hit, the hinge will slam shut against oven frame and could injure your fingers. • Do not touch hot bulb with a damp cloth as this may cause the bulb to break. To replace oven light bulb: 1. Remove light bulb. To remove: 1. When cool, open the oven door _ 2, Replace with a 40 watt appliance bulb. about four inches). 2. Grasp door at each side. Do not use the door handle to lift door. to the first stop position (opened Leveling Legs _ 3. Lift up evenly until door clears To hinge replace: arms. 1. Grasp door at each side. [A 3. Reconnect power to range. Reset clock. ],_m, CAUTION: secures one of the rear [ leveling legs to the floor to  • accidentally Be sure the anti-tip tipping. bracket prevent the range from 2. Align slots in the door with the hinge arms on the range, TherangeshouldbeleveledwheninstaUed. If the /_ range is not level, turn the plastic leveling legs, Jl_-.. ill located at each corner of the range, until f_t_ _.'!] 3. is Slide completely the doorseated downon onto thethe hinges. hingePush armsdown untilonthe thedoor top range is level. comers of the door to completely seat door on hinges. Door should not appear crooked. NOTE: The oven door on a new range may feel "spongy" when it is closed. This is normal and will decrease with use. Oven Window (select models) __S _ _ _,/ _cK_ \LEv_L,_L_ Electrical Connection Appliances which require electrical power are equipped with a three-prong grounding plug which must be plugged directly into a properly grounded [ (Ti_ '] three-hole 120 volt electrical outlet. To protect the oven door window: Always disconnect power to appliance be- 1. Do not use abrasive cleaning agents such as steel wool scouring pads or powdered cleansers as they may scratch the glass, fore servicing. The three-prong grounding plug offers protection against shock hazards. DO NOT CUT OR REMOVE THE THIRD GROUNDING PRONG FROM THE POWER CORD PLUG. 2. Do not hit the glass with pots, pans, furniture, toys, or other objects. 3. Do not close the oven door until the oven racks are in place, Scratching, hitting, jarring or stressing the glass may weaken its structure causing an increased risk of breakage at a later date. If an ungrounded, two-hole or other type electrical outlet is encountered, it is the personal responsibility of the appliante owner to have the outlet replaced with a properly grounded three-hole electrical outlet. 12 Maintenance (continued)................................... How to Remove Range for Cleaning and Servicing Proportional Valve Adjustment for Surface Burners Follow these procedures to remove appliance for cleaning or servicing: The WARM setting should produce a stable flame when turn- 1. Shut off gas supply to appliance, ing the knob from should HIGH be to WARM. The flame _/sinch or lower and must be 2. Disconnect electrical supply to appliance, if equipped. 3. Disconnect gas supply tubing to appliance, stable on all ports on WARM setting. 4• Slide range forward to disengage range from the anti-tip bracket. (See Installation Instructions for location of bracket.) To adjust: Operate burner on HIGH for about five rainutes to preheat burner cap. Turn knob back to WARM; remove knob, and insert a small screwdriver into the center of the valve stem. Adjust the flame size by turning adjustmerit screw in either direction, while holding the stem. 5. Reverse procedure to reinstall. If gas line has been disconnected, check for gas leaks after reconnection. NOTE: A qualified servicer should disconnect and reconnect the Flame must be of sufficient size to be stable on all burner ports. If flame adjustment is needed, adjust ONLY on the WARM setting. Never adjust flame size on a higher setting. gas supply, 6. To prevent range from accidentally tipping, range must be secured to the floor by sliding rear leveling leg into the anti-tip bracket. NOTE: All gas adjustments should be done by a qualified servicer only. Before You Call for Service ...................... Check these )oints if... • Check to be sure plug is securelyinserted into receptacle. • Check or re-setcircuit breaker. Check or replace fuse. • Check power supply. • Check if surface and/or oven controls have been properly set. See pages 6 and 8. Part or all of the appliance does not work. • • • • • • • 0 • • • • • • • , • • • • • • • • • , • * • • * • • • • • • * • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • • " • Check to be sure unit is properly connectedto power supply. • Check for a blowncircuitfuse or a tripped main circuit breaker. Surface burner fails to light. • • • Check to be sure burner ports or ignitionports are not clogged. See page 6. • Check to be sureignitor is dry andclicking. Burnerwill not lightif ignitor is damaged,soiled orwet. If ignitor doesn't click, turn controlknob OFF. • • The flame is uneven• • • • , , • • , • • • • * • • • • • • • • • * • • , • • • • • • • , • • , • • , • • • • • • • • • • * • Burnerports may be clogged. • Flame setting may need to be adjusted. ............ ....tob surea ....... i on";;.... Surface burner flam" e • eck pan is siting h grateabo........................ ve. lifts off ports• Baking results differ from previous oven. • Temperaturesoften varybetween a new oven and an old one. As ovens age, the oven temperature ofteu"drifts"and maybecome hotler or cooler. 13 ii_'_ ii__!ii_!i_i_! Check these points if... Baking results are not what you expected, • Check the oven temperature selected. Make sure oven is preheated when recipe or directions recommendpreheat. • Check rackpositions. See page 9. • Use correct pan. Dark pans produce dark browning. Shiny pans produce light browning. See "Cooking Made Simple" booklet for moreinformationon bakeware. • Check theuse of foil in the oven. Neverusefoil to coveran entire ovenrack. Placea smallpiece of foil on the rack below the pan to catch spillovers. • Check pan placement.Staggerpans when usingtworacks. Allow 1-2 inchesbetween pans and oven walls. • Make sure the oven vent has not been blocked. See page 9 for location. • Check to make sure range is level. Food not broiling properly• • Check oven setting. See page 8. • Check rack positions. Seepage 8. • Aluminumfoil was incorrectly used. Never line the broiler pan insert with foil. Oven smokes excessively during broiling • Food too close to flame. See page 8 for more information. • Broiler insertcovered with aluminum foil. • Excess fat not trimmed from meat prior to broiling. • A soiled broiler pan was used. Moisturecollects condensation on oven window. • This is normal when cookingfood high in moisture. • Excessive moisturewas used when cleaning the window. Strong odor or light smoke occurs when oven is turned on. • This is normalfor a new rangeand will disappearafter a few uses. Openinga windowor turning on a fan will help remove the smokeand odor. • Excessive food soils on the oven bottom. ff You Need Service • Call the dealer from whom your appliance was purchased or call Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag Customer Assistance at 1-800-688-9900, USA or 1-800-688-2002, CANADA to locate an authorized servicer. • Be sure to retain proof of purchase to verify warranty status. Refer to WARRANTY (next page) for further information on owner's responsibilities for warranty service. • If the dealer or service company cannot resolve the problem, write to Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Attn: CAIR sMCenter, P.O. Box 2370, Cleveland, TN 37320-2370, or call 1-800-688-9900, USA or 1-800-688-2002, CANADA. U.S. customers using TTY for deaf, hearing impaired or speech impaired, call 1-800-688-2080. NOTE: When writing or calling about a service problem, please include the following information: a. Your name, address and telephone number; d. A clear description of the problem you are having; b. Model number and serial number; e. Proof of purchase (sales receipt). c. Name and address of your dealer or servicer; • User's guides, service manuals and parts catalogs are available from Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag Customer Assistance. 14 Maytag Range Warranty O000Q e 000000000000 O0000 • O0 • • 0 S i:!!: !il Full One Year Warranty - Parts and Labor For one (l) year from the original retail purchase date, any part which fails in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge. Limited Warranties Parts Only Second Year - After the first year from the original purchase date, parts which fail in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. Third Through Fifth Year - From the original purchase date, parts listed below which fail in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. • Electronic Controls • Electric Heating Elements: surface, broil and bake elements on gas and electric cooking appliances. i i i!i i : Third Through Tenth Year - From the original purchase date, parts listed below which fail in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. • Sealed Gas Burners Canadian Residents The above warranties only cover an appliance installed in Canada that has been certified or listed by appropriate test agencies for compliance to a National Standard of Canada unless the appliance was brought into Canada due to transfer of residence from the United States to Canada. Limited Warranty if! ;;! ,!i Outside the United States and Canada - Parts Only For two (2) years from the date of original retail purchase, any part which fails in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. The specific warranties expressed above are the ONLY warranties provided by the manufacturer. These warranties give you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. i What is Not Covered By These Warranties: i ! _il 1. Conditions and damages resulting from any of the following: a. Improper installation, delivery, or maintenance. b. Any repair, modification, alteration, or adjustment :? c. d. e. ; 3. Light bulbs. 4. Products purchased for commercial or industrial use. 5. The cost of service or service call to: not authorized by the manufacturer or an a. Correct installation errors. authorized servicer, Misuse, abuse, accidents, or unreasonable use. Incorrect electric current, voltage, or supply. Improper setting of any control. b. user on the proper use of the product. c. Instruct Transportthethe appliance to the servicer. 6. Consequential or incidental damages sustained by any 2. Warranties are void if the original serial numbers have been removed, altered, or cannot be readily determined, person as a result of any breach of these warranties. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so the above exclusion may not apply. MAYTAG • 403 West Fourth StreetNorth • Newton, Iowa 50208 ForrnNo. M03/99 PartNo. 8113P_43-60 . . - . , http://www.maytag.corn LithoUS.A. _i i!! Oven Light Storage Drawer (select models) ACAUTIONS: ACAUTION: • Disconnect power to range before replacing light bulb. • Do not store plastic, paper products, food or flammable materials in this drawer. The drawer may become too warm for these items when the oven is in use. • Use a dry potholder to prevent possible harm to hands when replacing bulb. • Be sure bulb is cool before touching bulb. The storage drawercan be removed to allow you to clean under the range. To remove: , Do not touch hot bulb with a damp cloth as this may cause the bulb to break. 1. Empty drawer andpull out to the first stop position. To replace oven light bulb: 2. Lift up the front of the drawer. 1. Remove light bulb. 2. Replace with a 40 watt appliance bulb. 3. Pull out to the second stop position. 4. Grasp sides and lift drawer up and out. 3. Reconnect power to range. Reset clock. To replace: Leveling Legs 1. range. Fit the ends of the drawer glides into the rails in the ACAUTION: 2. Lift up front ofdrawer position. • Be sure the anti-tip bracket secures one of the rear leveling legs to the floor to prevent the range from accidentally tipping. and gently push in to the first stop 3. Lift drawer up again and push until drawer is closed. eaesholb vledwenin r o smiled. If the range is not level, turn the plastic leveling legs, located at each corher of the range, until range is level, I-- Appliances which require electricalpower are equipped with a three-prong • _ plugged directly into a properly _/_-_ grounded cal outlet. three-hole 120 volt electri- [1 [ [_..______.._ ANTI-TIP BRACKET Always disconnect power to appliance before servicing. grounding pin.which must be The three-prong grounding plug offers protection against shock hazards. DO NOT CUT OR REMOVE THE THIRD GROUNDING PRONG FROM THE POWER CORD PLUG. LEVELING LEG If an ungrounded, two-hole or other type electrical outlet is encountered, it is the personal responsibility of the appliance owner to have the outlet replaced with a properly grounded three-hole electrical outlet. 16 Maintenance (continued)................................ How to Remove Range for Cleaning and Servicing Proportional Valve Adjustment for Surface Burners Follow these procedures to remove appliance for cleaning or servicing: The WARM setting should produce a stable flame when turn- 1. Shut off gas supply to appliance, ing the knob from HIGH to WARM. The flame should be 1/8 inch or lower and must be 2. Disconnect electrical supply to appliance, if equipped. 3. Disconnect gas supply tubing to appliance, stable on all ports on WARM setting. 4. Slide range forward to disengage range from the anti-tip bracket. (See Installation Instructions for location of bracket.) To adjust: Operate burner on HIGH for about five minutes to preheat burner cap. Turn knob back to WARM; remove knob, and insert a small screwdriver into the center of the valve stem. Adjust the flame size by turning adjustment screw in either direction, while holding the stem. 5. Reverse procedure to reinstall. If gas line has been disconnected, check for gas leaks after reconnection. NOTE: A qualified servicer should disconnect and reconnect the gas supply. Flame must be of sufficient size to be stable on all burner ports. If flame adjustment is needed, adjust ONLY on the WARM setting. Never adjust flame size on a higher setting. 6. Toprevent range from accidentally tipping, rangemustbe secured to the floor by sliding rear leveling leg into the anti-tip bracket. NOTE: All gas adjustments should be done by a qualified servicer only. Before You Call for Service........................... Check these aoints if... • • • • Part or all of the appliance does not work. • Checkto be sureunitis properlyconnectedto powersupply. • Checkfor ablown circuitfuse ora trippedmaincircuitbreaker. Surface burner fails to light• • Check to be sure burnerports or ignitionports are not clogged. See page 7. • Checkto be sureignitor is dry andclicking. Burnerwill not lightif ignitor is damaged,soiled orwet. If ignitor doesn't click, turn control knob OFF. • Burnerports may be clogged. • Flame setting may need to be adjusted. The flame is uneven• • • • , • • • • • • • Check to be sure plug is securelyinsertedinto receptacle. Checkor re-set circuitbreaker. Checkor replacefuse. Checkpower supply. Checkif surfaceand/orovencontrolshavebeen properlyset. See pages 7, 9 and10. • • • * •1• Surface burner flame lifts off ports. • • , • . • • • • • • • • Baking results differ from previous oven. • • * * • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • o • • • • • • • • • • • • , * * * * " • • • • • Check to be sure a pan is sitting on the grate above. ,I • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • Temperatures often vary between a new oven and an old one. As ovens age, the oven temperature often "drifts" and may become hotter or cooler. 17 Check these 3oints if •. • • Check the oven temperature selected. Make sure oven is preheated when recipe or directions recommend preheat. • Check rack positions. See page 11. • Use correct pan. Dark pans produce dark browning. Shiny pans produce light browning. See "Cooking Made Simple" booklet for more information on bakeware. • Check the use of foil in the oven. Never use foil to cover an entire oven rack. Place a small piece of foil on the rack below the pan to catch spillovers. Baking results are not what you expected• • Check pan placement. Stagger pans when using two racks. Allow 1-2 inches between pans and oven walls. • Make sure the oven vent has not been blocked. See page 10 for location. • Check to make sure range is level. • • • • • • • • • • • • . • • • • • • • • I• properly• • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • " • • • • • " " " • • " • • " • • • • • Check oven setting. See page 12. • Check rack positions. See page 12. not Food broiling • • • Aluminum foil was incorrectly used. Never line the broiler pan insert with foil. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • . • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • " " " " " " • • • • Food too close to flame. See page 12 for more information. Oven smokes excesively during broiling • Broiler insert covered with aluminum foil. • Excess fat not trimmed from meat prior to broiling. • A soiled broiler pan was used. Moisture condensation collects on oven window• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • This is normal when cooking food high in moisture. ° Excessive moisture was used when cleaning the window. • • • Strong odor occurs when oven is turned on. • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • This is normal for a new range and will disappear after a few uses. ° Excessive food soils on the oven bottom. • "F" plus a number appears in the display• (select models) k • • * • • * • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • * • • • • • • • • • This is called a fault code. If a fault code appears in the display and beeps sound, press the CANCEL pad. If the fault code and beeps continue, disconnect power to the appliance and call an authorized servicer. ff You Need Service: • Call the dealer from whom your appliance was purchased or call Maytag Customer Assistance USA or 1-800-688-2002, CANADA to locate an authorized servicer. at 1-800-688-9900, • Be sure to retain proof of purchase to verify warranty status. Refer to WARRANTY information of owner's responsibilities for warranty service. (next page) for further • If the dealer or service company cannot resolve the problem, write to Maytag Customer Assistance c/o Maytag Customer Service, P.O. Box 2370, Cleveland, TN 37320-2370, or call 1-800-688-9900, USA or 1-800-688-2002, CANADA. When contacting Customer Assistance be sure to provide the model and serial numbers of your appliance, the name and address of the dealer from whom you purchased the appliance, and the date of purchase. • Should you still have a problem, write to the Major Appliance Consumer Action Program, 20 North Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606. MACAP is an industry sponsored but independent group of consumer experts who receive and act on complaints from appliance owners. NOTE: When writing about an unresolved service problem, please include the following information: a. Your name, address and telephone number; c. Name and address of your dealer and date of purchase; b. Model number and serial number; d. A clear description of the problem you are having. • User's guides, service manuals and parts catalogs are available from Maytag Customer Assistance. 18 Maytag Range Warranty.............................. Full One Year Warranty For one (1) year from the date of original retail purchase, any part which fails in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge. Limited Warranty Second Year - After the first year from the date of original purchase through the second year, parts which fail in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. Third Through Fifth Year -After the second year from the date of original purchase through the fifth year, all of the following components which fail in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. These components include: • All Electronic Clocks: on electric and gas ranges. • Electric Heating Elements: includes all surface elements, broil and bake elements. • Glass-ceramic Cooktop: which cracks or breaks during normal home use. Third Through Tenth Year - After the first year from the date of original purchase through the tenth year, sealed gas burners which fail in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. Canadian Residents This wmTantycovers only an appliance installed in Canada that has been certified to a National Standard of Canada unless the appliance is brought into Canada due to transfer of residence from the United States to Canada. Limited Parts Warranty Outside the United States and Canada For appliances located outside the United States and Canada, the only warranty provided with the appliance is as follows: For two (2) years from the date of original retail purchase, any part which fails in normal home use will be repaired or replaced free of charge for the part itself, with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation. The specific warranties expressed above are the ONLY warranties provided by the manufacturer. These warranties give you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. MAYTAG Form NO. 040CMA Pari No. 8111P239-60 • 403 West Fourth Street North ° Newton, Iowa 50208 , . http://www, m ayt ag.corn Lilho U.S.A.