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XL _ 4 TM Self - CleaningGasRange _ Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 5 Before You Call For Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . . 2 . . 54 Anti - TipDevice 2 3 35 43 Thermostat Adjustment - - Do It Yourseff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 More questions ? . . . call Operating Instructions , Tips GE Answer Center _ 800.626.2000 Aluminum Foil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . 16 , 20 - 22 , 24 Clock and T _ mer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 , 12 Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 . , 7 Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 48 Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . 3 - 27 < . . . . . . . . . Baking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 - 17 Air Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . Broiling Broiling Guide 22 23 Flame Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 , 41.48 Door Latch . . . . . . . . . . . . 11,15,20,22.24 - 26 Flooring Under the Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Electric Ignition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Installation Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 43 Light ; Bulb Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 , 32 Leveling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . . 3 Oven Cont rol 11 12 LP Conversion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . 4 - 49 Sealed Burner Models . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 - 46 . . . . . . . . . . . . Preheating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Standard Twin Burner Models . . . . . 47 - 49 8oastin8go.astinGgoid.e . . . . . . . . . 2 . . 0 . . , . 21 piJEpl _ = Instructions 24 - 27 oe , - _ , reanmg . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shelves 5 , 14 - 16 20 27 > â¢ â¢ . . . . . . . . . Timed Baking 17 18 Consumer Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 . . 5 Surface Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 . - 10 Appliance Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Control Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 . i _ ! ! i _ ! ! i ! ii ! ! ilii ! Important Phone Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 . . . . . . . . . . . . Cooktop Comparison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Model and Serial Number Location . . . . . . . . . . 2 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . B . ack Cover Care and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.8 - 33 Models : JGBP34 JGBP79 Broiler Pan and Grid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . . 1 . . JGBP35 JGBP80 Burner Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 - 30 Cooktop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 0 , 33 A Spanish - language version of this Door Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 1 _ â¢ _ ! â¢ i _ iii Â¸ book is available . Call 800 . 626 . 2000 Oven Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 0 and ask for pub 49 - 8767 - 1 . Oven Vents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . 3 Hay disponible una versi6n de este libro Self - Cleaning Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 - 27 en espa _ ol . Uame a1800 . 626,2000 pida Storage Drawer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 la publicaciSn 49 - 8767 - 1 . GEAppliances
HELP US HELP YOU . . . Read this guide carefully . It is intended to help you operate and maintain your new range properly . guide is not followed exactly , a fire or Keep it handy for answers to your questions . explosion may result causing property WARNING : If the information in this If you don't understand something or need damage , personal injury or death . more help , call : GE Answer Center Â® - - Do not store or use gasoline or other 800.626.2000 flammable vapors and liquids in the 24 hours a day , 7 days a week vicinity of this or any other appliance . - - WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS Write down the model and serial numbers . Depending on your range , you'll find the model and â¢ Do not try to light any appliance . serial numbers on a label on the front of the range , behind the kick panel or storage drawer . â¢ Do not touch any electrical switch ; do not use any phone in your building . These numbers are also on the Consumer Product Ownership Registration Card that came with your â¢ Immediately call your gas supplier from range . Before sending in this card , please write these a neighbor's phone . Follow the gas numbers here : supplier's instructions . Model Number Serial Number â¢ If you cannot reach your gas supplier , call the fire department . Use these numbers in any correspondence or service - - Installation and service must be calls concerning your range . performed by a qualified installer , service If you received a damaged range . . . agency or the gas supplier . Immediately contact the dealer ( or builder ) that sold you the range . Save time and money . Before you request service . . . IF YOU NEED SERVICE Check the Before You Call for Service section in the back of this guide . It lists causes of minor operating To obtain service , see the Consumer Services page in problems that you can correct yourself . the back of this guide . To obtain replacement parts , contact GE / Hotpoint Service Centers . _ k WARNING We're proud of our service and want you to be pleased . If for some reason you are not happy with the â¢ ALL RANGES service you receive , here are three steps to follow for CAN TIP further help . â¢ INJURY TO PERSONS FIRST , contact the people who serviced your COULD RESULT appliance . Explain why you are not pleased . In most cases , this will solve the problem . â¢ INSTALL ANTI - TIP DEVICES PACKED NEXT , if you are still not pleased , write all the WITH RANGE details - - including your phone number - - to : Manager , Consumer Relations â¢ SEE INSTALLATION GE Appliances INSTRUCTIONS Appliance Park Louisville , KY 40225 FINALLY , if your problem is still not resolved , write : Major Appliance Consumer Action Program 20 North Wacker Drive Chicago , IL 60606 2
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance . IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE â¢ Be sure all packing materials are removed from the range before operating it to prevent fire or â¢ The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic smoke damage should the packing matenal ignite . Enforcement Act requiresthe Governorof Cahfomia to pubhsh a list of substances known to the state â¢ Be sure your range is correctly adjusted by a to cause cancer , birth defects or otherreproductwe qualified service technician or installer for the harm , and requires businesses to warn customers type of gas ( natural or LP ) that is to be used . Your range can be converted for use with etther of potential exposure to such substances . type of gas . See the Installation Instructions . Gas appliances can cause minor exposure to four of these substances , namely benzene , carbon WARNING : These adjustmentsmust be made by a qualified service technician in accordance w _ ththe monoxade , formaldehyde and soot , caused primarily manufacturer'sinstructions and all codes and by the incomplete combustion of natural gas or requirements of the authority having jurisdictionlt LP fuels . Properly adjusted burners , indicated by a Failure to follow these instructions could resu in bluish rather than a yellow flame , will minimize incomplete combustion . Exposure to these serious injury or property damage . The qualified agency performing flus work assumes responsibdity substances can be minimized by venting with an for the conversion open window or using a ventilation fan or hood . â¢ Fluorescent light bulbs and safety valves on â¢ After prolonged use of a range , high floor standing pilot ranges contain mercury . If your temperatures may result and many floor coverings will not withstand this kind of use . model has these features , they must be recycled according to local , state and federal codes . Never install the range over vinyl tile or linoleum that cannot withstand such type of use . Never install it directly over interior kitchen carpeting . When You Get Your Range â¢ Have the installer show you the location of the Using Your Range range gas cut - off valve and how to shut it off if necessary . â¢ Have your range installed and properly cAanWtip AanRd iNnjuIrNy cGouldArnesultr . aTnoges grounded by a qualified installer , in accordance prevent accidental tipping of the , with the Installation Instructions . Any adjustment range , attach it to the wall by installing and service should be performed only by qualified the Aura - Tip device supplied . gas range installers or service technicians . To check if the device is installed and â¢ Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of engaged properly , carefully tip the your range unless it is specifically recommended range forward . The Anu - Tip device should engage in this guide . All uther servicing should be referred and prevent the range from tipping over . to a qualified teclmicia _ If you pull the range out from the wall for any reason , make sure the device is properly engaged â¢ Plug your range into a 120 - volt grounded when you push the range back against the wall . outlet only . Do not remove the round grounding If it is not , there : s a possible risk of the range prong from the plug . If in doubt aboutthe grounding tipping over and causing injury if you or a child of the home electrical system , it Is your personal stand , sit or lean on an open door . responsibility andobligation to have an ungrounded outlet replaced with a properly grounded , three - Please refer to the Anti - Tip device information prong outlet in accordance with the National m this guide Failure to take this precaution could Electrical Code . in Canada , the appliance must be result m tipping of the range and injury . electrically grounded in accordance with theension â¢ Do not leave children alone or unattended CanadianElectrical Code . Do not use an ext where a range is hot or in operation . cord w : th this appliance . They could be seriously burned . â¢ Locate the range out of kitchen traffic path â¢ For your safety , never use your appliance for and out of drafty locations to prevent pilot warming or heating the room . outage ( on standing pilot models ) and poor ( Â¢ ontmued next page ) air circulation . 3
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ( continued ) â¢ CAUTION : ITEMS OF INTEREST TO Surface Cooking CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE STORED IN â¢ Always heat fat slowly , and watch as it heats . CABINETS ABOVE A RANGE OR ON THE BACKSPLASH OF A RANGE - - - CHILDREN â¢ Always use the LITE position ( on electric CLIMBING ON THE RANGE TO REACH ignition models ) or the HI position ( on standing ITEMS COULD BE SERIOUSLY INJURED . pilot models ) when igniting the top burners and make sure the burners have ignited . â¢ Do not allow anyone to climb , stand or hang â¢ Never leave the surface burners unattended at on the door , storage drawer or cooktop . They high flame settings . Bodovers cause . smoking could damage the range and even tip + tover , and greasy spdlovers that may catch on fire causing severe personal mjury . â¢ Adjust the top burner flame size so it does not â¢ Let the burner grates and other surfaces cool extend beyond the edge of the cookware . before touching them or leaving them where Excesstve flame lS hazardous . children can reach them . â¢ Use only dry pot holders - - moist or damp pot holders â¢ Never wear loose fitting or hanging garments on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam . while using the appliance . Be careful when reaching for items stored in cabinets over the â¢ Do not let pot holders come near open flames cooktop . Flammable material could be ignited if when lifting cookware . Do not use a towel or brought in contact with flame or hot oven surfaces otherbulky cloth in place of a pot holder . and may cause severe bums . â¢ To minimize the possibility of burns , ignition â¢ Do not use water on grease fires . Never pick up of flammable materials and spillage , turn cookware handles toward the side or back of the a flaming pan . Turnthe controls off . Smother a flaming pan on a surface unit by covering the range without extending over adjacent burners . pan completely with a well - fitting hd , cookie â¢ Always turn the surface burners to off before sheet or flat tray . Use a multl - porpose dry removing cookware . chemical or foam - type fire extinguisher . â¢ Carefully watch foods being fried at a high Flaming grease outside a pan can be put out by flame setting . covering it with baking soda or , if avadable , by â¢ Never block the vents ( air openings ) of the using a multi - purpose dry chemical or foam - type range . They provide the air inlet and outlet that fire extinguisher . are necessary for the range to operate properly Flame in the oven can be smothered completely with correct combustion . Air openings are located by closing the oven door and turning the oven off at the rear of the cooktop , at the top and bottom of or by using a multi - purpose dry chemical or foam - the oven door , and at the bottom of the range type fire extinguisher . under the storage drawer or kick panel . â¢ Do not store flammable materials in an oven , â¢ Do not use a wok on models with sealed burners a storage drawer or near a cooktop . if the wok has a round metal ring that is placed â¢ DO NOT STORE OR USE COMBUSTIBLE over the burner grate to support the wok . This ring acts as a heat trap , which may damage the MATERIALS , GASOLINE OR OTHER burner grate and burner head . Also , it may cause FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND LIQUIDS IN THE VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY OTHER the burner to work improperly . This may cause a APPLIANCE . carbon monoxide level above that allowed by current standards , resulting in a health hazard . â¢ Do not let cooking grease or other flammable â¢ Foods for frying should be as dry as possible . materials accumulate in or near the range . Frost on frozen foods or moisture on fresh foods can â¢ When cooking pork , follow the directions exactly cause hot fat to bubble up and over the sidesof the pan . and always cook the meat to an internal temperature of at least 170 Â° F . This assures that , in the remote â¢ Use the least possible amount of fat for effective shallow or deep - fat frying . Filling the pan too possibility that trichina may be p . resent in the meat , it will be killed and the meat wdl be safe to eat full of fat can cause spillovers when food is added . â¢ Use a deep fat thermometer whenever possible to prevent overheating fat beyond the smoking point . â¢ Never try to move a pan of hot fat , especially a deep fat fryer . Wait until the fat is cool 4
â¢ Keep the oven free from grease buildup . â¢ When using glass cookware , make sure it is designed for top - of - range cooking . â¢ Pulling out the shelf to the shelf - stop is a â¢ If a combination of oils or fats will be used convenience in lifting heavy foods . It is also a precaution against burns from touching hotest in frying , stir together before heating or as fats surfaces of the door or oven walls . The low melt slowly . position " R " is not designed to slide . â¢ Use proper pan size - - - Avoid pans that are â¢ Do not heat unopened food containers . Pressure unstable or easily tipped . Select cookware having could build up and the container could burst , flat bottoms large enough to properly contain food causing an injury . and avoid boilovers and spillovers and large enough to cover burner grate . This will both save â¢ Do not use aluminum foil anywhere in the oven cleaning time and prevent hazardous accumulations except as described in this guide . Misuse could of food , since heavy spattering or spillovers left result in a fire hazard or damage to the range . on range can ignite . Use pans with handles that â¢ When using cooking or roasting bags in the can be easily grasped and remain cool . oven , follow the manufacturer's directions . â¢ Keep all plastics away from the top burners . â¢ Use only glass cook'ware that is recommended â¢ Do not leave plastic [ _ [ for use in gas ovens . items on the Â¢ ooktov - - I - _ " X _ â¢ Always remove the broiler pan from range as they may melt if left ] _ ' _ _ ] soon as you finish broiling . Grease left in the pan too close to the vent . IVen appearanceandIocat , ovnary ] can catch fire if oven is used without removing â¢ Do not leave any items on the cooktop . the grease from the broiler pan . The hot air from the vent may ignite flammable â¢ When broiling , if meat is too close to the flame , items and will increase pressure in closed the fat may ignite . Trim excess fat to prevent containers , which may cause them to burst . excessive flare - ups . â¢ To avoid the possibility of a burn , always be â¢ Make sure the broiler pan Is in place correctly certain that the controls for all burners are at to reduce the possibility of grease fires . the off position and all grates are cool before â¢ If you should have a grease fire in the broiler pan , attempting to remove them . turn offoven control , and keep the oven door closed â¢ When flaming foods are under the hood , turn to contain fire until it burns out . the fan off . The fan , if operating , may spread the flames . Self - Cleaning Oven â¢ If range is located near a window , do not hang â¢ Clean only parts listed in this Use and Care Guide . long curtains that could blow over the top burgers â¢ Do not clean door gasket . The door gasket is and create a fire hazard . essential for a good seal . Care should be taken not â¢ When a pilot goes out ( on standing pilot models ) , to rub , damage or move the gasket . you will detect a faint odor of gas as your signal â¢ Do not use oven cleaners . No commercial oven to relight the pilot . When rehghting the pilot , cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind make sure burner controls are m the off position , should be used in or around any part of the oven . and follow instructions in this guide to relight . Residue from oven cleaners will damage the inside â¢ If you smell gas , and you have already made sure of the oven when the self - clean cycle is used . pilots are lit ( on standing pilot models ) , turn offthe â¢ Before self - cleaning the oven , remove the shelves , gas to the range and call a quahfied service technician . the broiler pan and grid and other cookware . Never use an open flame to locate a leak . â¢ Be sure to wipe up excess spillage before Baking , Broiling and Roasting starting the self - cleaning operation . â¢ Do nut use the oven for a storage area . â¢ If the self - cleaning mode malfunctions , turn Items stored in the oven can ignite . the oven off and disconnect the power supply . Have it serviced by a qualified technician . â¢ Place the oven shelves in the desired position while the oven is cool . SAVE THESE â¢ Stand away from the range when opening the door of a hot oven . The hot air and steam that INSTRUCTIONS escapes can cause burns to hands , face and eyes . 5
FEATURES OF YOUR RANGE Features and appearance may vary . Â¢ G @ I Â® I Â® O \ t I I O Sealed Burners Standard Twin Burners _ BDudrpnePranCap ( onsome ( _ ( on some ) \ models ) _ \ _ ' _ models ) / Burner Head _ Burner 6 Your rangeis equippedwithone ofthe twotypesof surfaceburnersshownabove .
- - - - - i I I Feature Index See page ( Not all models have all features . Appearance of features varies . ) 1 Air Intake ( under storage drawer or kick panel ) 4,33 2 Model and Serial Numbers 2 ( on front frame of range , behind storage drawer or removable kick panel ) 3 Anti - Tip Device 2,3,35,43 Lower fight rear comer on range back . See the Installation Instructions . 4 Lift - OffOven Door 4 , 22 - 27 , 31 ( easily removed for oven cleaning ) 5 Oven Bottom 30 6 Oven Interior Light 13 , 24 , 32 7 Oven Light On / Off Switch 13 8 Grates , Drip Pans ( on some models ) and Surface Burners 4 , 5 , 8 - 10 , 24 , 28 - 30 9 Fluorescent Night Light ( on some models ) 3 , 13 , 33 10 Oven Control , Clock and Timer 11 , 12 , 15 , 17 - 20 , 22 , 24 - 27 , 32 I1 Night Light Switch ( on some models ) 13 12 Oven Vents 4 , 5 , 14 , 33 13 Cooktop 4 , 5 , 8 - 10 , 30 , 33 â¬ 14 Surface Burner Control Knobs 4 , 9 , 32 15 Oven Door Latch 11 , 15 , 17 , 20 , ( use for self - cleaning cycle only ) 22 , 24 - 27 16 Oven Shelves with Stop - Locks 5 , 14 - 17 , 20 , ( easily removed or repositinned on shelf supports ) 23 , 27 , 31 17 Oven Shelf Supports 5 , 14 , 15 , Shelf positions for cooking are suggested in the 20 , 23 , 31 Baking , Roasting and Broiling sections . 18 Oven Door Gasket 5 , 24 , 31 19 Air Vent in Oven Door 4 , 5 , 14 , 33 ( top of oven door ) 20 Storage Drawer or Removable Kick Panel 4 , 32 , 33 ( depending on model ) 21 Broiler Pan and Grid 5,20,22 - 24,31 Do not clean in the self - cleaning oven . I I I 7
HOW DOES THIS COOKTOP COMPARE TO YOUR OLD ONE ? Your new cooktop has gas burners . If you are used The best types of cookware to use , plus heat - up and to cooking with induction or other electric surface cool - down times , depend upon the type of burner or units , you will notice some differences when you use surface unit you have . gas burners . The following chart will help you to understand the differences between gas burner cooktops and any other type of cooktop you may have used in the past . How it Works Description Type of Cooktop Gas Burners Regular or sealed Flames heat the pans directly . Pan flatness is not critical to cooking results , but gas burners use flat - bottomed pans provide more stability on top of the grates . Gas burners heat either LP gas the pan fight away and change heat settings right away . When you turn the or natural gas . control off , cooking stops right away . Radiant Electric coils Heat travels to the glass surface and then to the cookware , so pans must be fiat on ( Glass Ceramic ) under a glass - the bottom for good cooking results . The glass cooktop stays hot enough to Cooktop ceramic cooktop . continue cooking after it is turned off . Remove the pan from the surface unit if you want cooking to stop . Â© Induction High frequency Pans must be made of ferrous metals ( metal that attracts a magnet ) . Heat is _ ' _ " " ; " induction coils produced by a magnetic circuit between the coil and the pan . Heats up right away _ ! ) under a glass and changes heat settings right away , like a gas cooktop . After turning the control surface , off , the glass cooktop is hot from the heat of the pan , but cooking stops right away . Electric Coil Flattened metal Heats by direct contact with the pan and by heating the air under the pan . For best tubing containing cooking results , use good quality pans . Electric coils are more forgiving of electric resistance warped pans than radiant or solid disks . Heats up quickly but does not change wire suspended heat settings as quickly as gas or induction . Electric coils stay hot enough to over a drip pan . continue cooking for a short time after they are turned off . Solid Disk Solid cast iron Heats by direct contact with the pan , so pans must be flat on the bot _ m for good disk sealed to the cooking results . Heats up and cools down more slowly than electric coils . The cooktop surface , disk stays hot enough to continue cooking after it is turned off . Remove the pan from the solid disk if you want the cooking to stop . 8
SURFACE COOKING Surface Burner Controls The knobs that turn the surface burners on and offare On ranges with sealed burners : located on the control panel in front of the burners . â¢ The smaller burner ( right rear position ) will give The two knobs on the left control the left front and the best simmer results . It offers precise cooking left rear burners . The two knobs on the right control performance for delicate foods , such as sauces or the right front and right rear burners . foods which need to cook over low heat for a long time . It can be turned down to a very low Before Lighting a Burner simmer setting . â¢ If drip pans are supplied with your range , â¢ The right front burner is higher powered than the they should be used at all times . others and will bring liquids to a boil quicker . â¢ Make sure all grates on the range are in place before using any burner To Light a Surface Burner Push the control knob in When one burner is turned to LITE , all the burners and turn it to LITE . You spark . Do not attempt to disassemble or clean around will hear a little " clicking " any burner while another burner is on . An electric noise - - - the sound of the electric shock may result , which could cause you to knock spark igniting the burner . over hot cookware . Turn the knob to adjust the In case of a power failure , you can light the flame size . If the knob stays at surface burners on your range with a match . Hold LITE , it will continue to click . a lighted match to the burner , then turn the knob to the LITE position . Use extreme caution when lighting burners this way . Surface burners in use when an electrical power failure occurs will continue to operate normally . After Lighting a Burner â¢ Do not operate a bumer for an extended period of â¢ Be sure the burners and grates are cool before you time without cookware on the grate . The finish on the place your hand , a pot holder , cleaning cloths or other materials on them . grate may chip without cookware to absorb the heat . How to Select Flame Size Watch the flame , not the knob , as you reduce heat . The flame size on a gas burner should match the cookware you are using . FOR SAFE HANDLING OF COOKWARE NEVER LET THE FLAME EXTEND UP THE SIDES OF THE COOKWARE . Any flame larger than the bottom of the cookware is ( continued next page ) wasted and only serves to heat the handle . 9
SURFACE COOKING ( continued ) Top - of - Range Cookware Aluminum : Medium - weight cookware is Glass : There are two types of glass cookware - - those recommended because it heats quickly and evenly . for oven use only and those for top - of - range cooking Most foods brown evenly in an aluminum skillet . ( saucepans , coffee and teapots ) . Glass conducts heat Use saucepans with tight - fitting lids when cooking very slowly . with minimum amounts of water . Iteatproof Glass Ceramic : Can be used for either Cast - Iron : If beated slowly , most skillets will give surface or oven cooking . It conducts heat very slowly satisfactory results . and cools very slowly . Check cookware manufacturer's directions to be sure it can be used on gas ranges . Enamelware : Under some conditions , the enamel of some cookware may melt . Follow cookware Stainless Steel : This metal alone has poor heating manufacturer's recommendations for cooking methods . properties and is usually combined with copper , aluminum or other metals for improved heat distribution . Combination metal skillets usually work satisfactorily if they are used with medium heat as the manufacturer recommends . Stove Top Grills ( on models with sealed burners ) Wok This Way ( onmodels with sealed burners ) Do not use stove top grills We recommend that oyouk . use a flat - bottomed w on your sealed gas burners . , , _ If you use the stove top _ ' _ i _ ! . . . . . . . . . . They are available at your local retail store . grill on the sealed gas _ _ burner it will cause A traditional round bottom wok can be used with Wok incomplete combustion and Holder accessory , model JXWK which can be ordered can result in exposure to from your appliance dealer . The Wok Holder fits on carbon monoxide levels top of the range grate to provide support and proper above allowable current air circulation for traditional round bottom woks only . standards . This can be Do not use flat bottomed woks with the Wok Holder . hazardous to your health . Do not use a wok on any other support ring . _ ! _ [ _ _ iiiiii burner grate may cause the Placing the ring over the burner to work improperly , resulting in carbon . H _ _ . , _ i _ , monoxide levels above allowable current standards . This could be dangerous to your health . Do not try to use such woks without the ring unless you are using the Wok Holder . You could be seriously burned if the wok tipped over . 10
FEATURES OF YOUR OVEN CONTROL ( appearance may vary ) rt l - t't - tl - t - _ = m4 I I - _ ll - t . l - I I - _ l - 0 . , . , " + + - - - - r ' - + - - ' + ' - + " j + OVEN 1 . BAKE . Press this pad to select the bake function . 12 . DECREASE ( - ) . Short taps to this pad decrease the time or temperature by small amounts . 2 . BROIL or BROIL Itl / LO . Press this pad to select the broil function . Press and hold the pad to decrease the time or temperature by larger amounts . 3 . PROGRAM STATUS . Words light up in the 13 . CLOCK . To set the clock , first press the CLOCK display to indicate what is in the time display . pad . Then press the + or - pad to change the time Programmed information can be displayed at any of day . Press the CLOCK pad to start . time by touching the pad of the operation you 14 . TIMER ON / OFF . Press this pad to select timer want to see . For example , you can display the function . The timer does not control oven current time of day while the timer is counting operations . The timer can time up to 9 hours and down by pressing the CLOCK pad . 55 minutes . 4 . TIME DISPLAY . Shows the time of day , the To set the timer , first press the TIMER ON / OFF times set for the timer or automatic oven operation . pad . Then press the + or - pad to change the time . 5 . OVEN TEMPERATURE AND BROIL To cancel the timer , press and hold the TIMER DISPLAY . Shows the oven temperature or the ON / OFF pad until the word " TIMER " disappears broil setting selected . from the display . 6 . FUNCTION INDICATORS . Lights up to show whether oven is in bake , broil or self - clean mode . If " F - and a number " flash in the display and 7 . COOK TIME . Press this pad for Timed Baking the oven control signals , this indicates function operations . error code . If the function error code appears during the self - cleaning cycle , check the oven door 8 . STOP TIME . Use this pad along with the COOK latch . The latch handle may have been moved , even TIME or CLEAN pad to set the oven to start if only slightly , from the latched position . Make automatically at a time you select . sure the latch is moved to the right as far as it will 9 . AUTO CLEAN or AUTO SELF CLEAN . go . Press the CLEAR / OFF pad . Allow the oven to Press this pad to select self - cleaning function . cool for one hour . Put oven back into operation . See the Operating the Self - Cleaning Oven section . If the function error code repeats , disconnect power 10 . CLEAR / OFF . Press this pad to cancel all oven to the range and call for service . operations except clock and timer . 11 . INCREASE ( + ) . Short taps to this pad increase the time or temperature by small amounts . Press and hold the pad to increase the time or temperature by larger amounts . 11
OVEN CONTROL , CLOCK AND TIMER Clock To Set the Clock The clock must be set for the automatic oven timing functions to work properly . The time of day cannot be changed during a Timed Baking or Self - Cleaning cycle . 1 . Press the CLOCK pad . 2 . Press the + or - pad to set the time of day . 3 . Press the CLOCK pad to start . Timer To Set the Timer The timer is a minute timer ; The timer will start automatically it does not control oven operations . ON / OFF pad . within a few seconds of releasing The maximum setting on the timer 1 . ress the TIMER the pad . The timer , as yon are is 9 hours and 55 minutes . setting it , will display seconds until I minute is reached . Then it will V - Press the + or - display minutes and seconds until pad to set the 60 minutes is reached . amountof time After 60 minutes , it will display on the timer . hours ( " HR " now appears in display ) and minutes until the maximum time of 9 hours and 55 minutes is reached . To Reset the Timer To Cancel the Timer If " TIMER " is displayed , press the + or - pad until Press and hold the TIMER ON / OFF pad until the desired time is reached . word " TIMER " disappears from the display . If " TIMER " is not displayed , press the TIMER ON / OFF pad first , then follow the inslructions above to set the timer . End of Cycle Tone Display Messages The end of cycle tone is a series of three beeps If " door " appears in the display , the door is open . followed by one beep every six seconds . If you would Close the door . If " LOCK " appears in the display , the like to remove the signal that beeps every six seconds , oven door is in the locked position . BAKE , BROIL press and hold the CLEAR / OFF pad for 10 seconds . and COOK TIME cannot be set if the door is in the locked position . To return the signal that beeps every six seconds , press and hold the CLEAR / OFF pad for 10 seconds . Power Outage After a power outage , when power is restored , the All other functions that were in operation when the display will flash and time shown will no longer be power went out will have to be programmed again . correct - - for example , afler a 5 - minute power interruption the clock will be 5 minutes slow . 12
USING YOUR OVEN Before Using Your Oven Be sure you understand how to set the controls properly . Practice removing and replacing the shelves while the oven is cool . Read the information and tips on the following pages . Keep this guide handy where you can refer to it , especially during the first weeks of using your new range . Electric Ignition Power Outage CAUTION : Do not make any attempt to operate the electric ignition oven during an electrical power failure . The oven or broiler cannot be lit during a power failure . Gas will not flow unless the glow bar is hot . If the oven is in use when a power failure occurs , the oven burner shuts offand cannot be re - lit until power is restored . This is because the flow of gas is automatically stopped and will not resume when power is restored until the glow bar has reached operating temperature . Oven Moisture . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 As your oven heats up , the temperature change of the air in the oven may cause water droplets to form on the door glass . These droplets are harmless and will evaporate as the oven continues to heat up . Fluorescent Night Light ( onsomemodels ) Oven Light Use the switch on the upper control panel to turn Use the switch on the lower control panel to turn the the light on and off . light on or off . " " - 41 Automatic Oven Shut Off As a safety feature , this oven will automatically shut itself off if it has been left on for more than 12 hours . 13
USING YOUR OVEN ( continued ) Oven Vents The oven is vented through duet openings at the rear â¢ Handles of pots and pans on the cooktop may of the cooktop . See the Features section . Do not block become hot if left too close to the vent . these openings when cooking in the oven - - it is â¢ Metal items will become very hot if they are left important that the flow of hot air from the oven and on the cooktop and could cause burns . fresh air to the oven burners be uninterrupted . â¢ Do not leave any items on the eooktop . The hot air â¢ The vent openings and from the vent may ignite flammable items and will nearby surfaces may increase pressure in closed containers , which may become hot . Do not _ l _ , _ _ cause them to burst . touch them . y _ . _ ; _ â¢ Do not leave plastic Vent appeamnce'andk _ caSvoa _ rny items on the cooktop - - - they may melt if left too close to the vent . Oven Shelves The shelves are designed with stop - locks so when Bump placed correctly on the shelf supports , they will stop before coming completely out of the oven and will not tilt when you are removing food from them or placing food on them . When placing cookware on a shelf , pull the shelf out to the bump on the shelf support . Place the eookware on the shelf , then slide the shelf back into the oven . This will eliminate reaching into the hot oven . To remove a shelf from the oven , pull it toward you , tilt the front end upward and pull the shelf out . To replace , place the shelf on the shelf support with the stop - locks ( curved extension of the shelf ) facing up and toward the rear of the oven . Tilt up the front and push the sbelf toward the back of the oven until it goes past the bump on the shelf support . Then lower the front of the sbelf and push it all the way back . Shelf Positions The oven has five shelf supports for baking , roasting and broiling identified in this illustration as A ( bottom ) , B , C , D and E ( top ) . It also has a special low shelf position ( R ) for roasting extra large items , such as a large turkey - - the sbelfis not designed to slide out at this position . Sbelf positions for cooking are suggested in the Baking , Roasting and Broiling sections . 14
BAKING Do not lock the oven door with the latch during If you think an adjustment is necessary , see the Adjust baking . The latch is used for self - cleaning only . the Oven Thermostat section . It gives easy Do It Yourself instructions on how to adjust the thermostat . Your oven temperature is controlled using the latest technology oven control systems . It is recommended that you operate your new oven for a number of weeks to become familiar with its performance . How to Set Your Range for Baking To avoid possible burns , place shelves in the correct 3 . Press the CLEAR / OFF pad when baking is finished position before you turn the oven on . and then remove the food from the oven . 1 . Press the BAKE pad . 2 . Press the + or - pad until the desired temperature To change the oven temperature during BAKE is displayed . cycle , press the BAKE pad and then the + or - pad to get the new temperature . The oven will start automatically . The word " ON " and " 100 Â° ' ' will be displayed . As the oven heats up , the display will show the changing temperature . When the oven reaches the temperature you set , a tone will sound . Oven Shelves Arrange the ovenin Type of Food Shelf Position shelf or shelves the desired A Angel food cake locations while the oven is cool . Biscuits or muffins B or C The correct shelf B or C Cookies or cupcakes position depends on the kind of Brownies BorC food and the BorC Layer cakes browning desired . As a general rule , AorB Bundt or pound cakes place most foods in the middle of the oven , on B or C either shelf position B or C . See the chart for Pies or pie shells suggested shelf positions . Frozen pies A ( on cookie sheet ) Casseroles B urC B orR Roasting Preheating Preheat the oven if the recipe calls for it . Preheat Preheating is necessary for good results when baking means bringing the oven up to the specified cakes , cookies , pastry and breads . For most casseroles temperature before putting the food in the oven . and roasts , preheating is not necessary . For ovens To preheat , set the oven at the correct temperature - - - without a preheat indicator light or tone , preheat 10 selecting a higher temperature does not shorten minutes . Aider the oven is preheated place the food preheat time . in the oven as quickly as possible to prevent heat from escaping . ( continued nextpage ) 15
BAKING ( continued ) Pan Placement For even cooking and proper browning , there must be Pans should not touch each other or the walls of the enough room for air circulation in the oven . Baking oven . Allow 1 - to 1V - inch space between pans as results will be better if baking pans are centered as well as from the back of the oven , the door and the much as possible rather than being placed to the front sides . If you need to use two shelves , stagger the pans or to the back of the oven . so one is not directly above the other . Baking Guides When using prepared baking mixes , follow package recipe or instructions for best baking results . Cookies Aluminum Foil When baking cookies , Never entirely cover afoil . fiat cookie sheets ( without shelf with aluminum sides ) produce better - This will disturb the heat looking cookies . Cookies circulation and result in baked in a jelly roll pan poor baking . A smaller ( short sides all around ) sheet of foil may be used to may have darker edges catch a spiUover by placing it on a lower shelf several and pale or light browning may occur . inches below the food . Cookies can be baked on several shelves at the same Do not put aluminum foil on the oven bottom . time but browning may be uneven because of reduced air circulation . Do not use a cookie sheet so large that it touches the wails or the door of the oven . Pies Cakes For best results , bake pies For best browning when in dark , rough or dull pans baking several 8 " or 9 " to produce a browner , cakes , stagger them so one crisper crust . Stagger the pan is not directly above pies for most even another . Warped or bent browning . Frozen pies in pans will cause uneven foil pans should be placed baking results and poorly on an aluminum cookie shaped products . A cake sheet for baking since the shiny foil pan reflects baked in a pan larger than the recipe recommends will heat away from the pie crust ; the cookie sheet helps usually be crisper , thinner and drier than it should be . retain it . If baked in a pan smaller than recommended , it may be undercooked and batter may overflow . Baking Pans Use the proper baking pan . The type of finish on the â¢ Shiny , bright and smooth pans reflect heat , resulting pan determines the amount of browning that will occur . in a lighter , more delicate browning . Cakes and cookies require this type of pan . â¢ Dark , rough or dull pans absorb heat resulting in a browner , crisper crust . Use this type for pies . â¢ Glass baking dishes also absorb heat . When baking in glass baking dishes , the temperature may need to be reduced by 25 Â° F . 16
Don't Peek Set the timer for the estimated cooking time and do DO NOT open the door to check until the minimum not open the door to look at your food . Most recipes time . Opening the oven door frequently during provide minimum and maximum baking times such cooking allows heat to escape and makes baking as " bake 30 - 40 minutes . " times longer . Your baking results may also be affected . â¬ â¬ TIMED BAKING How to Time Bake Do not lock the oven door with the latch NOTE : Before beginning make sure the clock shows during Timed Baking . The latch is used for the correct time of day . self - cleaning only . To set the clock , first press the CLOCK pad . Press the The oven control allows you to turn the oven on or + or - pad until the correct time of day is displayed . offantomatically at specific times that you set . How to Set Immediate Start and Automatic Stop To avoid possible burns , place the shelves in the The oven will start automatically . The word " ON " and correct position before you turn the oven on . " 100 Â° ' ' will be displayed . The Cook Time will begin The oven will turn on immediately and cook for a to count down . As the oven heats up , the display will show the changing temperature . When the oven selected length of time . At the end of Cook Time , reaches the temperature you set , a tone will sound . the oven will turn offautomatically . The oven will continue to cook for the programmed amount of time , then shut offantomatically . 1 . Press the COOK TIME pad . the display if necessary . Remove the 5 . Press the CLEAR / OFF pad to vclearen 2 . Press the + pad until the desired length of baking food from the oven . Remember , e time appears in the display . though the oven shuts off automatically , foods continue cooking after the 3 . Press the BAKE pad . controls arc off . 4 . Press the + or - pad until the desired temperature NOTE : Foods that spoil easily , such as milk , eggs , fish , is displayed . An attention tone will occur if step 3 is not done . stuffings , poultry and pork , should not be allowed to sit for more than one hour before or after cooking . Room [ mmw temperature promotes the growth of hannfid bacteria . Be sure that the oven light is offbecause heat from the t _ bulb will speed hamfful bacteria growth . ( continued next page ) t _ 17
TIMED BAKING ( continued ) How to Set Delay Start and Automatic Stop 4 . Change the Stop Time from 5 : 00 to 7 : 00 by Quick Reminder : pressing the INCREASE pad until " 7 : 00 " appears in the display . 1 . Press the COOK TIME pad . 2 . Press the + or - pad to set the Cooking Time . 3 . Press the STOP TIME pad . 5 . Press the BAKE pad . 4 . Press the + or - pad to set the length of 6 . Press the + or - pad until " 325 Â° ' ' is displayed . Cooking Time . At 4 : 00 , the oven will turn on automatically . The 5 . Press the BAKE pad . word " ON " and " 100 Â° ' ' will be displayed . The Cook 6 . Press the IlqCREASE or DECREASE pad Time will begin to count down . As the oven heats until the desired temperature appears in the up , the display will show the changing temperature . display . The oven will continue to cook for the programmed I 3 hours and shut offautomaticaUy at 7 : 00 . To avoid possible burns , place the shelves in the 7 . Press the CLEAR / OFF pad to clear the display correct position before you turn the oven on . if necessary . Remove the food from the oven . You can set the oven control to delay - start the oven , Remember , even though the oven shuts off automatically , foods continue cooking after the cook for a specific length of time and then turn off controls are off . automatically . NOTE : For example : Let's say it's 2 : 00 and dinner time is shortly after 7 : 00 . The recipe suggests 3 hours baking * The low temperature zone of this range ( between time at 325 Â° F . Here's how : 150 Â° E and 200 Â° E ) is available to keep hot cooked foods warm . Food kept in the oven longer than two hours at these low temperatures may spoil . 1 . Press the COOK TIME pad . â¢ Foods that spoil easily , such as milk , eggs , fish , stulTmgs , poultry and pork , should not be allowed to 2 , For 3 hours of cooking time , press the + pad until sit for more than one hour before or after cooking . " 3 : 00 " appears in the display . Room temperature promotes the growth of hmanftd bacteria . Be sure the oven light is offbecause heat from the bulb will speed harmful bacteria growth . 3 . Press the STOP TIME pad . " 5 : 00 " appears in the display and " STOP TIME " flashes . The control automatically sets the Stop Time by adding the Cook Time to the time of day . In this example , the time of day is 2 : 00 and the Cook Time is 3 hours . Adding 3 hours to the time of day equals 5 : 00 . 18
ADJUST THE OVEN THERMOSTAT - - DO IT YOURSELF ! You may find that your new oven cooks differently To Adjust the Thermostat : than the one it replaced . We recommend that you use your new oven for a few weeks to become more familiar with it , following the times given in your 1 . Press the BAKE pad . recipes as a guide . 2 . Select an oven temperature between 500 Â° F . If you think your new oven is too hot or too cold , and 550 Â° F . you can adjust the thermostat yourself . If you think it is too hot , adjust the thermostat to make it cooler . If 3 . Immediately , before the BAKE indicator stops you think it is too cool , adjust the thermostat to make flashing , press and hold the BAKE pad for about it hotter . 4 seconds . The display will change to the oven adjustment display . We do not recommend the use of inexpensive thermometers , such as those found in grocery stores , 4 . The oven temperature can be adjusted up to to check the temperature setting of your new oven . ( + ) 35 Â° F . hotter or ( - ) 35 Â° F . cooler . Use the + or - These thermometers may vary 20 - - 40 degrees . pads to select the desired change in the display . press the CLEAR / OFF pad to go back 5 . After you have made the adjustment , 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 . 19
ROASTING Do not lock the oven door with the door latch Roasting is really a baking procedure used for meats . during roasting . This is used for self - cleaning only . Therefore , oven controls are set for Baking or Timed Baking . ( You may hear a slight clicking sound , Roasting is cooking by dry heat . Tender meat or indicating the oven is working properly . ) Timed poultry can be roasted uncovered in your oven . Baking will turn the oven on and off automatically . Roasting temperatures , which should be low and steady , keep spattering to a minimum . Most meats continue to cook slightly while standing , after being removed from the oven . The standing time The oven has a special recommended for roasts is 10 to 20 minutes . This low shelf ( R ) position allows roasts to firm up and makes them easier to just above the ovenhen bottom . Use it w carve . The internal temperature will rise about 5 Â° to 10W . ; to compensate for the temperature rise , if extra cooking space is desired , remove the roast from oven sooner ( at 5 Â° to needed , for example , 10 Â° E less than the temperature in the Roasting Guide ) . when roasting a large turkey . The shelf is not Remember that food will continue to cook in the hot designed to slide out at this position . oven and therefore should be removed when the desired internal temperature has been reached . 1 . Position the oven 4 . Press the + or - pad until the desired temperature at shelf ( B ) spositiont is displayed . for small size roa ( 3 to 5 lbs . ) and at The oven will start automatically . The word " ON " ( R ) position for and " 100 Â° ' ' will be displayed . As the oven heats up , larger roasts . the display will show the changing temperature . When the oven reaches the temperature you set , a tone will sound . 2 . Check the weight of the meat . Place the meat fat - side - up , or poultry breast - side - up , on roasting grid in a shallow pan . The melting fat will baste the meat . roasting is finished and then remove Select a pan as close to the size of the meat as possible . the food from the oven . 5 . Press the CLEAR / OFF pad when ( The broiler pan with grid is a good pan for this . ) To change the oven temperature during the roasting cycle , press the BAKE pad and then 3 . Press the BAKE pad . the + or - pad to get the new temperature , Use of Aluminum Foil Dual Shelf Cooking You can use aluminum / . , / - - p This allows more than one food to be cooked at the foil to line the broiler _ , / _ same time . For example : while roasting a 20 lb . turkey pan . This makes clean - _ _ J / _ _ _ " _ on shelf ( R ) a second shelf may be added on position up easier when using _ _ _ - ' , ' Nff ) 7 D so that scalloped potatoes can be cooked at the same the pan for marinating , \ _ " t _ _ ' _ , _ 0 time . Calculate the total cooking time to enable both cooking with fruits , \ \ _ _ , _ dishes to complete cooking at the same time . Allow cooking heavily cured 15 - 20 minutes of additional cooking time . meats or basting food during cooking . Press the foil tightly around the inside of the pan . 20
Questions and Answers Q . Is it necessary to check for doneness with a Q . Do I need to preheat my oven each time I cook meat thermometer ? a roast or poultry ? A . Checking the finished internal temperature at the A . It is not necessary to preheat your oven . completion of cooking time is recommended . Q . When buying a roast , are there any special tips Temperatures are shown in Roasting Guide . For that would help me cook it more evenly ? roasts over 8 lbs . , check with thermometer at half - A . Yes . Buy a roast as even in thickness as possible , hour intervals aider half the time has passed . or buy rolled roasts . Q . Why is my roast crumbling when I try to carve it ? Q . Can I seal the sides of my foil " tent " when roasting a turkey ? A . Roasts are easier to slice if allowed to cool 10 to A . Sealing the foil will steam the meat . Leaving 20 minutes after removing from oven . Be sure to it unsealed allows the air to circulate and brown cut across the grain of the meat . the meat . ROASTING GUIDE Frozen Roasts Frozen roasts of beef , pork , lamb , etc . , can be started Make sure poultry is thawed before roasting . without thawing , but allow 15 to 25 minutes per pound Unthawed poultry often does not cook evenly . additional time ( 15 minutes per pound for roasts under Some commercial frozen poultry can be cooked 5 pounds , more time for larger roasts . ) successfully without thawing . Follow directions given on package label . Oven Approximate Roasting Time Internal Type Temperature Doneness in Minutes per Pound Temperature Â° F . Meat 3 to 5 ibs . 6 to 8 lbs . 325 Â° Tender cuts ; rib , high quality sirloin Rare : 24 - 35 18 - 25 140 Â° - 150 Â° Â° t tip , rump or top round * Medium : 35 - 39 25 - 31 150 Â° - 160 Well Done : 39 - 45 31 - 33 170 Â° - 185 Â° 325 Â° Lamb leg or bone - in shoulder * Rare : 21 - 25 20 - 23 140 Â° - 150 Â° Â° t Medium : 25 - 30 24 - 28 150 Â° - 160 Well Done : 30 - 35 28 - 33 170 Â° - 185 Â° Veal shoulder , leg or loin * 325 Â° Well Done : 35 - 45 30 - 40 170 Â° - 180 Â° Pork loin , rib or shoulder * 325 Â° Well Done : 35 - 45 30 _ 0 170o - 180 Â° Ham , precooked 325 Â° To Warm : 115 Â° - 125 Â° 18 - 23 minutes per pound ( any weight ) Poultry 3 to 5 lbs . Over 5 lbs . Chicken or Duck 325 Â° Well Done : 35 - 40 30 - 35 185 Â° - 190 Â° 350 Â° Chicken pieces Well Done : 35 - 40 185 Â° - 190 Â° 10 to 15 Ibs . Over 15 lbs . In thigh : Turk _ 325 Â° Well Done : 16 - 22 12 - 19 185 Â° - 190 Â° * For boneless rolled roasts over 6 inches thick , add 5 to 10 minutes per pound to times given above . ! ' The U . S . Department of Agriculture says " Rare beef is popular , but you should know that cooking it to only 140 Â° F . means some food poisoning organisms may survive . " ( Source : Safe Food Book . Your Kitchen Guide . USDA Rev . June 1985 . ) 21
BROILING Do not lock the oven door with the latch during The oven door must be closed during broiling . broiling . The latch is used for self - cleaning only . Turn the food only once during broiling . Time the Broiling is cooking food by direct heat from above the foods for the first side according to the Broiling food . Most fish and tender cuts of meat can be Guide . Turn the food , then use the times given for the broiled . Follow these directions to keep spattering and second side as a guide to the preferred doneness . smoking to a minimum . 1 . If the meat has fat or gristle around the edge , cut vertical slashes through both about 2 " apart . If desired , the fat may be trimmed , leaving layer 5 . Press the BROIL pad . about 1 / 8 " thick . 6 . Press the + pad once for LO Broil ( 450 Â° F ) or press 2 . Place the meat on the broiler grid on the broiler pan the + pad twice for HI Broil ( 550 Â° F ) . which comes with the range . Always use the grid To change from HI Broil to LO Broil , press the so the fat drips into the broiler pan ; otherwise the BROIL pad and then the - pad once . juices may become hot enough to catch on fire . 3 . Position the shelf on the recommended shelf 7 . When broiling is completed , press the CLEAR / OFF pad . Serve the food immediately , and leave the position as suggested in the Broiling Guide . pan outside the oven to cool during the meal for 4 . Close the oven doo _ easiest cleaning . Use of Aluminum Foil You can use aluminum foil to line your broiler pan and broiler grid . However , you must mold the foil tightly to the grid and cut slits in it just like the grid . Without the slits , the foil will prevent fat and meat juices from draining to the broiler pan . The juices could become hot enough to catch on fire . If you do not cut the slits , you are frying , not broiling . Questions and Answers Q . When broiling , is it necessary to always use a Q . Why are my meats not turning out as brown as grid in the pan ? they should ? A . Yes . Using the grid suspends the meat over the A . Check to see if you are using the recommended pan . As the meat cooks , the juices fall into the pan , shelf position . Broil for the longest period of time thus keeping meat drier . Juices are protected by the indicated in the Broiling Guide . Turn the food only grid and stay cooler , thus preventing excessive once during broiling . spatter and smoking . Q . Should I salt the meat before broiling ? A . No . Salt draws out the juices and allows them to evaporate . Always salt after cooking . Turn the meat with tongs ; piercing the meat with a fork also allows the juices to escape . When broiling poultry or fish , brush each side often with butter . 22
BROILING GUIDE The oven door must be closed during broiling . â¢ If desired , marinate meats or chicken before broiling . Or brash with barbecue sauce last 5 to 10 minutes only . â¢ Always use the broiler pan and grid that comes with your range . It is designed to minimize smoking and â¢ When arranging food on the pan , do not let fatty spattering by trapping juices in the shielded lower edges hang over the sides because dripping fat could soil the oven . part of the pan . â¢ For steaks and chops , slash the fat evenly around â¢ The broiler compartment does not need to be the outside edges of the meat . To slash , cut crosswise preheated . However , for very thin foods , or to through the outer fat surface just to the edge of the increase browning , preheat if desired . meat . Use tongs to turn the meat over to prevent â¢ Frozen steaks can be broiled by positioning the shelf piercing the meat and losing the juices . at next lowest shelfpositinn and increasing cooking â¢ Use LO Broil to cook foods such as poultry or thick time given in this guide 1 Â½ times per side . pork chops thoroughly without over browning them , Quantity and / or Sheff 1st Side 2nd Side Food Thickness Position Minutes Minutes Comments Bacon 1 / 2 lb . ( about 8 C 4 Arrange in single layer . thin slices ) Ground Beef 1 lb . ( 4 patties ) D 10 - 11 Space evenly . Up to 8 patties take 1 / 2 to 3 / 4 inch thick about same time . Beef Steaks Rare 1 inch thick C 9 7 Steaks less than I inch thick will cook Medium ( 1 to I'A lbs . ) C 12 5 - 6 through before browning . Well Done C 13 8 - 9 Rare 1 inch thick C 10 6 - 7 Slash fat . Medium ( 2 to 2 _ lbs . ) C 12 - 15 10 - 12 Well Done C 25 16 - 18 Chicken 1 whole B 30 - 35 15 - 20 Brush each side with melted butten Broil skin - ( 2 to 2tAlbs . ) , side - down first . split lengthwise Bone - in 4 bone in breasts B 25 - 30 10 - 15 Bakery Productsr Bread ( Toast ) o 2 to 4 slices D 2 - 3 1 / 2 - 1 Space evenly . Place English muffins cut - Toaster Pastries 1 pkg . ( 2 ) side - up and brush with butter if desired . D English Muffms 2 , split 3 - 5 Lobster Tails 2to4 C 13 - 16 DO not Cut through back of shell and spread open . turn over . ( 6 to 8 oz . each ) Brush with melted but _ r before broiling and aRer half of time . Fish l - lb . fillets D 6 6 Handle and turn very carefully . Brush with lemon 1 / 4 to 1 / 2 inch thick butter before broiling and during broiling if desired . Preheat broiler to increase browning . Ham Sfiees 1 inch thick C 8 Precooked 1 / 2 inch thick D 6 D 10 8 Pork Chops 2 ( 1 / 2 inch thick ) Slash fat . Well Done D 15 8 2 ( 1 inch thick ) , about 1 lb . Lamb Chops Medium 2 ( 1 inch thick ) , D 8 4 - 7 Slash fat . Well Done about 10 to 12 oz . D 10 10 Medium D 10 4 _ 5 2 ( PA inches thick ) , Well Done about 1 lb . D 17 12 - 14 Wieners l - lb . pkg . ( lO ) 1 - 2 If desired , split sausages in half similar precooked lengthwise ; cut into 5 - to 6 - inch pieces . sausages , bratwurst 23
OPERATING THE SELF - CLEANING OVEN Normal Cleaning Time : 3 hours Before a Clean Cycle Â° Clean spatters or spills on the oven front frame , and Quick Reminder : the oven door outside the gasket with a dampenedutside cloth . The oven front frame and the oven door o 1 . Prepare the oven for cleaning . the gasket do not get cleaned by the self - clean cycle . 2 . Close and latch the oven door . On these areas use detergent and hot water or a soap - 3 . Press the AUTO CLEAN or AUTO SELF filled steel wool pad . Rinse well with a vinegar and CLEAN pad . water solution . This will help prevent a brown residue 4 . Press the + pad . from forming when the oven is heated . Buffthese areas with a dry cloth . Do not clean the gasket . If you wish to change the preset Clean Time of 3 hours , press the + or - pad until the desired Clean the top , sides and outside front of the oven door with soap and water . Do not use abrasives or Stop Time appears in the display . oven cleaners . We recommend venting with an open window Make sure the oven light bulb cover is in place . or using a ventilation fan or hood during the first Do not rub or clean the door gasket - - self - clean cycle . the fiberglass material of the gasket has an 1 . Remove the broiler pan , broiler grid , all cookware extremely low resistance to abrasion . An intact and any aluminum foil from the oven - - - they cannot and well - fitting oven door gasket is essential for withstand the high cleaning temperatures . energy - efficient oven operation and good baking NOTE : Take the shelves out of the oven before results . If you notice the gasket becoming worn , frayed or damaged in any way or if it has become you begin the self - clean cycle . displaced on the door , you should have it replaced . 2 . Wipe up heavy soil on the oven bottom . If you 4 . Close the door and make sure the oven light is off . If use soap , rinse thoroughly before self - cleaning the oven light is not turned off , the life of the bulb to prevent staining . will be shortened or it may bum out immediately . CAUTION : The grates and drip pans Oven - - ( on some models ) should never be cleaned in light the serf - cleaning oven . â¢ Oven front Do not use commercial oven cleaners or oven frame protectors in or near the self - cleaning oven â¢ A combination of any of these products plus the high clean cycle temperatures may damage the porcelain finish of the oven . Area Area Oven door outside inside gasket gasket gasket 24
How to Set the Oven for Cleaning 3 . Press the AUTO CLEAN or AUTO Quick Reminder : 1 . Prepare the oven for cleaning . SELF CLEAN pad . 2 . Close and latch the oven door . 4 . Press the + or - pad until the desired Clean Time 3 . Press the AUTO CLEAN or AUTO SELF is displayed . CLEAN pad . The Clean Time is normally 3 hours . You can change 4 . Press the + pad . the Clean Time to any time between 2 and 4 hours , If you wish to change the preset Clean Time of 3 depending on the amount of soil in your oven . hours , press the + or - pad until the desired Stop The self - clean cycle will automatically begin Time appears in the display . after " CLEAN " is displayed and the word " ON " appears in the display . When the oven heats to a 1 . Follow the directions in the Before a Clean Cycle high temperature , the word " LOCK " will be displayed section . and a short time later , the door latch handle will be 2 . Close the oven door and slide locked in position . It will not be possible to open the the latch handle to the fight as oven door until the LOCK light goes off and the oven far as it will go . has cooled below locking temperature . Never force the door latch IIIIIll * 5 . When the LOCK light is off , handle . Forcing the handle slide the latch handle to the maP " may damage the door lock left as far as it will go and mechanism . opetnhedoor . IIIIIII To Stop a Clean Cycle Press the CLEAR / OFF pad . This will stop the cleaning cycle but you will not be able to open the door until the oven cools below the locking temperature . After a Clean Cycle When the clean cycle is finished , the word " CLEAN " If white spots remain , remove them with a soap - filled will go out in the display and the oven will begin to steel wool pad . Be sure to rinse thoroughly with a cool . When the oven temperature has fallen below the vinegar and water mixture . These deposits are usually a locking temperature , the word " LOCK " goes out and salt residue that cannot be removed by the clean cycle . the door can be opened . If the oven is not clean after one clean cycle , the cycle After a clean cycle , you may notice some white ash may be repeated . in the oven . Just wipe it up with a damp cloth . ( continued next page ) 25
OPERATING THE SELF - CLEANING OVEN ( continued ) How to Delay Start of Cleaning Delay Start is setting the oven timer to start the clean 5 . The Clean Time is preset for 3 hours . You can change cycle automatically at a later time than the present the Clean Time to any time between 2 and 4 hours , time of day . depending on the amount of soil in your oven . If a shorter Clean Time is desired , press the - pad until NOTE : Before beginning make sure the oven clock the desired Clean Time is displayed . shows the correct time of day . 6 . ress the STOP TIME pad . " 10 : 00 " Quick Reminder - - Delay Start for Self - Clean : appears in the display and " STOP 1 . Prepare the oven for cleaning . TIME " flashes . 2 . Close the oven door . The conlrol automatically sets the Stop Time by adding the Clean Time 3 . Press the AUTO CLEAN or AUTO SELF to the time of day . CLEAN pad . In this example , the time of day is 7 : 00 4 . Press the + or - pad until the desired Clean and the Clean Time is 3 hours . Adding 3 Time appears . hours to the time of day equals 10 : 00 . 5 . Press the STOP TIME pad . 7 . Change the Stop Time from 10 : 00 to 1 : 00 by 6 . Press the + or - pad until the desired Stop pressing the + pad until " 1 : 00 " appears in the Time appears in the display . display . The words " DELAY CLEAN " will also appear in the display . For example : Let's say it's 7 : 00 and you want the The self - clean cycle will automatically begin at 10 : 00 oven to begin self - cleaning at 10 : 00 afler you're and finish at 1 : 00 . The word " ON " will appear in the finished in the kitchen . display at 10 : 00 . 1 . Prepare the oven for cleaning . When the oven locks , the word " LOCK " will be displayed and a short time later the door latch handle 2 . Close the oven door and slide _ the latch handle to the right will be locked in position . It will not be possible to open the oven door until the temperature drops below as far as it will go . Make sure iiiiiii - - the lock temperature . the oven light is off . When the clean cycle is finished , the word " CLEAN " Never force the door latch handle . Forcing the will go out in the display and the oven will begin to handle may damage the door lock mechanism . cool . When the oven temperature has fallen below the locking temperature the word " ' LOCK " goes out and 3 . Press the AUTO CLEAN or AUTO the door can be opened . 8 . When the LOCK light is off , slide the latch handle SELF CLEAN pad . to the left as far as it will go and open the door . Never force the latch handle . Wait until the word " LOCK " goes out in the display . Forcing the latch handle may damage the lock . 4 . Press the + pad . The oven is set . 26
Questions and Answers Q . If my oven clock is not set to the correct time of Q . Should there be any odor during the cleaning ? day , can I still self - clean my oven ? A . Yes , there will be an odor during the first few A . If the clock is not set to the correct time of day you cleanings . Failure to wipe out excessive soil might will not be able to set a delay clean to end at a also cause a strong odor when cleaning . specific time . Q . What causes the hair - like lines on the enameled Q . Can I use commercial oven cleaners on any part surface of my oven ? of my self - cleaning oven ? A . This is a normal condition , resulting from heating A . No cleaners or coatings should be used around any and cooling during cleaning . These lines do not part of this oven . If you do use them and do not affect how your oven performs . thoroughly rinse the oven with water , wiping it Q . Why do I have ash left in my oven after absolutely clean afterwards , the residue can scar cleaning ? the oven surface and damage metal parts the next A . Some types of soil will leave a deposit which is ash . time the oven is automatically cleaned . It can be removed with a damp sponge or cloth . Q . What should I do if excessive smoking occurs Q . Can I cook food on the â¬ ooktop while the oven during cleaning ? is self - cleaning ? A . This is caused by excessive soil . Press the A . Yes . While the oven is self - cleaning , you can use CLEAR / OFF pad . Open the windows to rid dthe room of smoke . Wait until the oven has coole the cooktop just as you normally do . and the word " LOCK " is off in the display . Wipe Q . The word " door " appeared in the display when up the excess soil and reset the clean cycle . I selected the Clean Cycle . What's wrong ? Q . Is the " crackling " or " popping " sound I hear A . The door latch handle must be moved all the way during cleaning normal ? to the fight . Move the latch handle and cleaning will start . A . Yes . This is the sound of the metal heating and cooling during both the cooking and cleaning functions . 27
CARE AND CLEANING Proper care and cleaning are important so your range will give you efficient and satisfactory service . Follow these directions carefully in caring for it to help assure safe and proper maintenance . BE SURE ELECTRICAL POWER IS DISCONNECTED BEFORE CLEANING ANY PART OF YOUR RANGE . CAUTION : DO NOT OPERATE THE BURNER WITHOUT ALL BURNER PARTS AND DRIP PANS ( IF SO EQUIPPED ) IN PLACE . Sealed Burner Assemblies ( onsomemodels ) Burner Heads ( on sealed burners only ) , _ Grate _ Burner Cap Â° of , n sl Bumer Head For proper ignition , make sure the small hole in the section that fits over the electrode is kept open . A sewing needle or wire twist - tie works well to unclog it . The slits in the burner heads of your range must be kept clean at all times for an even , unhampered Turn all controls OFF before removing the flame . burner parts and drip pans ( if so equipped ) . You should clean the surface burners routinely , The burner grates , caps , burner heads and drip especially after bad spillovers , which could clog pans ( if so equipped ) can be lifted off , making them these openings . easy to clean . To remove burned - on food , soak the burner heads in a solution of mild liquid detergent and hot water for 20 - 30 minutes . For more stubborn stains , use a the spark igniter is / / / / rode toothbrush . The electrode of / / / _ - - - - - : - _ _ ' , ' , i _ . : t exposwehdetnhe / / / burner head is _ ' Before putting the burner head back , shake out removed . When one excess water and then dry it thoroughly by setting burner is turned to LITE , all the burners spark . it in a warm oven for 30 minutes . Do not attempt to disassemble or clean around Replace the burner caps . Make sure that caps are any burner while another burner is on . An electric replaced on the correct size burner . There is one shock may result , which could cause you to knock small , 2 medium and one large cap . over hot cookware . Burner Caps ( onsealed burners only ) Lift offwhen cool . Wash burner Make sure that caps are replaced caps in hot , soapy water and rinse on the correct size burner . There with clean water . You may scour is one small , 2 medium and one with a plastic scouring pad to large cap . medium - - - - small remove burned - on food particles . small r Dry them in a warm oven or with a cloth _ on't reassemble them wet . medium - - - - large - Q G Replace the burner caps . large Q " Frontof Range w 28
l CAUTION : DO NOT OPERATE THE BURNER WITHOUT ALL BURNER PARTS AND DRIP PANS ( IF SO EQUIPPED ) IN PLACE . Standard Twin Burners ( on somemodels ) The holes in the surface Grale burners of your range must be kept clean at all times for proper ignition and an even , unhampered flame . _ Ddp Pan You should clean the ( on some models ) surface burners routinely , especially theC _ lean after bad spillovers , _ : _ holes thoroughly which could clog these on each boles . Wipe off surface On models with standard twin burners , the cooktop burner . lifts up for easy access . burners . If heavy spillover occurs , remove the surface burners from Turn all controls OFF before removing burner the range . Burners lift out for cleaning . LiR up the parts and drip pans ( if so equipped ) . cooktop and then lift out the surface burners . The burner grates and drip pans ( if so equipped ) To remove burned - on food , soak the surface burner can be lifted off , making them easy to clean . in a solution of mild liquid detergent and hot water . Soak the surface burner for 20 to 30 minutes . For more stubborn stains , use a cleanser like Soft Scrub Â® e _ brand or Bon Ami Â® brand . Rinse well to remove any traces of the cleanser that might clog the surface burner openings . Do not use steel wool because it will clog the surface burner openings and scratcb the surface burners . If the holes become clogged , clean mile them with a sewing needle or twist tie . Before putting the surface burner back , shake out excess water and then dry it thoroughly by setting it in a warm oven for 30 minutes . Then place it back in the range , making sure it is properly seated and level . Check the flame pattern of each burner . If the flames are " jumpy " ( not steady ) , clean the holes again with a sewing needle or twist tie . Drip Pans ( on some models ) Remove the grates and lift out the drip pans . Drip pans can be cleaned in dishwasher or by hand . To get rid of burned - on food , place them in a covered container ( or plastic bag ) with 1 / 4 cupa ammonia to loosen the soil . Then scrub with soap - filled scouring pad if necessary . ( continued next page ) When replacing the drip pans , make sure they are in the correct position . CAUTION : Do not clean the drip pans in the self - cleaning oven . 29
CARE AND CLEANING ( continued ) Burner Grates Lift out when cool . Grates should be washed regularly and , of course , after spillovers . Wash them in hot , soapy water and rinse with clean water . After cleaning , dry them thoroughly by putting them in a warm oven for a few minutes . Don't put the grates back on the Although they're durable , the grates will gradually range while they are wet . When replacing the grates , lose their shine , regardless of the best care you can be sure they're positioned securely over the burners . give them . This is due to their continual exposure to To prevent rusting on cast iron grates , apply a light high temperatures . You will notice this sooner with coating of cooking oil on the bottom of the grates . lighter color grates . To get rid of burned - on food , place the grates in a Do not operate a burner for an extended period of covered container ( or plastic bag ) with 1 / 4 cupa time without cookware on the grate . The finish on ammonia to loosen the soil . Then scrub with the grate may chip without cookware to absorb the heat . soap - filled scouring pad if necessary . CAUTION : Do not clean the grates in the self - cleaning oven . Cooktop Surface To avoid damaging the porcelain enamel surface of the â¬ ooktop and to prevent it from becoming dull , clean up spills right away . Foods with a lot of acid ( tomatoes , sauerkraut , fruit juices , etc . ) or foods with high sugar content could cause a dull spot if allowed to set . When the surface has cooled , wash and rinse . For other spills such as fat spatterings , etc . , wash with soap and water once the surface has cooled . Then rinse and polish with a dry cloth . Do not store flammable materials in an oven or near the cooktop . Do not store or use combustible materials , gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance . Brushed Chrome Cooktop ( onsomemodels ) Clean the brushed chrome top with warm , soapy To help prevent finger marks after cleaning , spread a water or Bon Ami brand cleanser and immediately thin film of baby oil on the surface . Wipe away excess dry it with a clean , soft cloth . Take care to dry the oil with a clean , soft cloth . surface following the " grain . " Oven Bottom The oven bottom has a porcelain enamel finish . To We don't recommend using aluminum foil on there make cleaning easier , protect the oven bottom from oven bottom . It can affect air flow if the holes a excessive spinovers by placing a cookie sheet on the blocked and it can concentrate heat at the bottom of shelf below the shelf you are cooking on . This is the oven , resulting in poor baking performance . particularly important when baking a fruit pie or other Hot fruit fillings or other foods that are highly acidicwith foods with a high acid content . ( such as milk , tomatoes or sauerkraut , and sauces vinegar or lemon juice ) may cause pitting and damage to the porcelain enamel surface and should be wiped up immediately . To clean up spillovers , use soap and water , an abrasive cleaner or scouring pad . Rinse well to remove any soap before self - cleaning . 30
Lift - Off Oven Door The oven door is removable , â¢ Do not rub or clean the door gasket - - the but it is heavy . You may need help fiberglass material of the gasket has an extremely removing and replacing the door . low resistance to abrasion . An intact and well - fitting oven door gasket is essential for energy - To remove the door , open it a few inches to the special stop position efficient oven operation and good baking results . If you notice the gasket becoming worn , frayed or that will hold the door open . Grasp damaged in any way or if it has become displaced firmly on each side and lift the door on the door , you should have it replaced . straight up and offthe hinges . NOTE : Be careful not to place hands between the hinge and the oven door frame as the hinge could Inside Gasket snap back and pinch fingers . - Gasket To replace the door , make sure the hinges are in the special stop position . Position the slots in the bottom - Outside Gasket of the door squarely over the hinges . Then lower the door slowly and evenly over both hinges at the same time . If the hinges snap back against the oven frame , pull them back out . Outside of the door : TO CLEAN THE DOOR : â¢ Use soap and water to thoroughly clean the top , ( Do not immerse the door in water . ) sides and front of the oven door . Rinse well . You Inside of the door : may also use a glass cleaner to clean the glass on the outside of the door . â¢ Because the area inside the gasket is cleaned during the self clean cycle , you do not need to clean this â¢ Spillage of marinades , fruit juices , tomato sauces by hand . Any soap left on the liner causes additional and basting materials containing acids may cause stains when the oven is heated . discoloration and should be wiped up immediately . â¢ The area outside the gasket can be cleaned with When the surface is cool , clean and rinse . a scouring pad . â¢ Do not use oven cleaners , cleansing powders or harsh abrasives on the outside of the door . Broiler Pan and Grid After broiling , remove the Grid If food has burned on , sprinkle the grid with detergent broiler pan from the oven . while hot and cover with wet paper towels or a Remove the grid from the dishcloth . Soaking the pan will remove burned on foods . pan . Carefully pour out grease The broiler pan may be cleaned with a commercial from the pan into a proper oven cleaner . Do not use an oven cleaner on the grid . | | container . Wash and rinse the II Both the broiler pan and grid can also be cleaned in broiler pan and grid in hot I | the dishwasher . water with a soap - filled or plastic scouring pad . Do not store a soiled broiler pan and grid anywhere T in the range . Pan Do not clean the broiler pan or grid in the self - cleaning oven . Oven Shelves Clean the shelves with an abrasive cleanser or steel wool . 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 . ( continued next page ) 31
CARE AND CLEANING ( continued ) Oven Light Replacement ( onsomemodels ) CAUTION : Before replacing your oven light bulb , DO NOT REMOVE ANY SCREWS TO disconnect the electrical power to the range at the REMOVE COVER . main fuse or circuit breaker panel . Be sure to let 2 . Do not touch hot bulb with a wet cloth . Replace the light cover and bulb cool completely . bulb with a 40 - watt household appliance bulb . The oven light bulb is covered with a removable To replace cover : glass cover that is held in place with a bail - shaped 1 . Place it into the groove of the light receptacle . Pull wire . Remove the oven door , if desired , to reach the wire forward to the center of the cover until it cover easily . snaps into place . When in place , the wire holds the To remove : cover firmly . Be certain the wire is in the 1 . Hold a hand under the depression in the center of the cover . cover so it doesn't fall 2 . Connect electrical power to the range . when released . With fingers of the same hand , firmly push back the wire cover holder . Lift offthe cover . Wire cover holder Control Panel and Knobs It's a good idea to wipe the control panel after each The control knobs may being . use of the oven . Clean with mild soap and water or removed for easier clean . - _ _ vinegar and water , rinse with clean water and polish To remove a knob , pull it dry with a soft cloth . straight offthe stem . If knob is difficult to remove , placeen Do not use abrasive cleansers , strong liquid cleaners , a towel or dishcloth betwe plastic scouring pads or oven cleaners on the control the knob and control panel and pull gently . panel - - they will damage the finish . A 50 / 50 solution of vinegar and hot water works well . Wash the knobs in soap and water or a vinegar and hot water solution . Metal parts can be cleaned with soap and water . Do not use steel wool , abrasives , ammonia , acids or commercial oven cleaner . Dry with a soft cloth . Removable Storage Drawer ( onsomemodels ) The storage drawer is a good place to store cookware To remove the storage drawer : and bakeware . Do not store plastics and flammable 1 . Pull the drawer straight material in the drawer . out until it stops . The storage drawer may be removed for cleaning 2 . Tilt the front of the under the range . Clean the storage drawer with a drawer up and free of damp cloth or sponge . Never use harsh abrasives or the range . scouring pads . To replace the storage drawer : 1 . Set the stops on the back of the drawer over the stops in the range . 2 . Slide the drawer evenly and straight back , so that the rails in the range are engaged . 32
Oven Air Vents Never block the vents ( air openings ) of the range . They provide the air inlet and outlet that are necessary for the range to operate properly with correct combustion . Air openings are located at the rear of the cooktop , at the top and bottom of the oven door , and at the bottom of the range , under the kick panel or storage drawer ( depending on the model ) . Vent appearance and location vary Lift - up Cooktop ( on models with standard twin burners ) Some modelshavedual Clean the area under the cooktop oRen . Built - up soil , especially grease , may catch on fire . supportrodsthatwillhold the cooktop up while you To make cleaning easier , the cooktop may be lifted up . clean underneath it . To raise the cooktop : After cleaning under the 1 . Be sure the burners are turned off . cooktop with hot , soapy water and a clean cloth , 2 . Remove the grates . lower the cooktop . Be 3 . Graspthe two front burner wells and lift up . careful not to pinch your fingers . Removable Kick Panel ( onsomemodels ) The kick panel may be removed for cleaning under To replace , insert the two the range . slots at the bottom of the panel onto the two tabs at the base To remove , lift up the _ [ , of the range and push the top bottom of the panel slightly of the panel forward toengage to disengage the panel efrom the spring clips . the tabs at the base of th range . Pull the bottom of the panel forward until the spring clips are released at the top of the panel . Fluorescent Night Light ( on somemodels ) CAUTION : Do not touch the bulb with wet hands 2 . Lift canopy straight up . or when the bulb is hot . Never wipe the light area 3 . Remove the fluorescent light bulb . Replace the with a wet cloth . Electrical power must be shut off bulb with one of the same length and wattage . if you have to replace the bulb . 4 . Replace the canopy . 1 . With a phillips screwdriver , remove the tWO screws .