|Home |||Register Login |||Wanted Manuals |||MarketPlace |||Members Area |||Manuals Manufacturer Directory |||UPC Lookup |||Information Pages |||Policy|
The Search Results for the Search Section to the left will appear here.
VIKING ELECTRIC RANGE Use & Care Guide Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ESTUFA ELECTRICA iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS . . . . . . . 3 - 4 Guide d'utilisation et d'entretie Range Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Before Setting Oven Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 m Oven Control Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 z Setting Oven Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 - 11 M Self - Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 - 13 Care & Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 - 16 m Adjusting Your Oven Temperature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Before You CaU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 - 18 Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover Sears Canada , inc . , Toronto , Ontario , Canada , M5B 2B8 Visit our website at : http : / / www . sears . ca P / N 316257109 ( 0201 )
Warranty Product Record In this space below , record the date of purchase , model and serial number of your product . You will find the model and serial number printed on an identification plate . This serial plate is located on the right side of the oven front frame in the storage drawerorlower panel compartment area ( Seethe illustration for the serial plate location ) . ModelNo . 970 - Serial No . ) Date of Purchase Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future reference . Sears Canada Inc . warrants every VIKING RANGE Electric Models Viking Range to be free from defects in What Sears will do , in case of defect : material or workmanship , as follows : NOT COVERED BY WARRANTY : A . Service calls to : 1 . Correct the installation of the range â€¢ 2 . instruct you how to use the range â€¢ 3 . Replace house fuses or correct house wiring â€¢ B . Repairs when range is used in other than normal home use . C . Damage resulting from accident , alteration , misuse , abuse , improper installation or installation not in accordance with local electrical codes â€¢ D . Any labor costs during the limited warranties â€¢ E . Replacement parts or repair labor costs for units operated outside Canada â€¢ F . Pickup and delivery â€¢ This product is designed to be repaired in the home . G . Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance , This warranty applies only to Viking Range products purchased from Sears Canada Inc . , and which are owned and operated in Canada for household use only . This warranty is in addition to any statutory warranty . If any service is required under this warranty , call the toll free number ( English ) 1 - 800 - 4MY HOME Â® or call the toll free number ( French ) 1 - 800 - LE - FOYER Mc SEARS CANADAINC . Protect your appliance even after your warranty expires : Toronto , Canada ask about Sears Maintenance Agreement which will cover you for M5B 2B8 workmanship not included in your warranty . 2
important Safety lnstructions Read all instructions before using this appliance . Save these instructions for future reference . This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions . Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given . This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause Serious bodily harml death Or property damage . This symbo ! will help alert YOUto Situations that may cause bodily injury Or property damage , = Remove all tape and packaging before using the range . Do not store items of interest to children in the Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the range . cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a range . Never allow children to play with packaging material . Children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously = Proper Installation - - Be sure your appliance is properly injured . installed and grounded by a qualified technician in accordance with the National Electrical Code ANSI / NFPA No . 70 latest Never Use Your Appliance for Warming or edition and local electrical code requirements . Install only per Heating the Room . installation instructions provided in the literature package for this range . â€¢ Storage in or on Appliance - - Flammable materials should not Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an be stored in an oven , warmer drawer , near surface units or in authorized repair service . Know how to disconnect the power to the storage drawer . This includes paper , plastic and cloth items , the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency . such as cookbooks , plasticware and towels , as well as flammable = User servicing - - Do not repair or replace any part of the liquids . Do not store explosives , such as aerosol cans , on or near appliance unless specifically recommended in the manuals . the range . All other servicing should be done only by a qualified technician . â€¢ Do Not Leave Children Alone - - Children should not be left This may reduce the risk of personal injury and damage to the alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use . range . They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the = Never modify or alter the construction of a range by removing appliance . leveling legs , panels , wire covers , anti = tip brackets / screws , â€¢ DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS , AREAS NEAR THESE or any other part of the product . UNITS , HEATING ELEMENTS OR iNTERiOR SURFACES OF THE OVEN . Both surface units and oven heating elements may be hot even though they are dark in color . Areas near surface units All ranges can tip . may become hot enough to cause burns . During and after use , do Injury to persons could result . not touch , or let clothing or other flammable materials touch these install anti - tip device packed with range . areas until they have had sufficient time to cool . Among these See installation instructions . areas are the cook top , surfaces facing the cook top , the oven vent openings and surfaces near these openings , oven door and window . Â° Wear Proper Apparel - - Loose - fitting or hanging garments To reduce the risk of tipping , should never be worn while using the appliance . Do not let the range must be secu red by properly installed clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces . anti - tip bracket provided with the range . To Â° Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires - - Smother the fire check if the bracket is installed properly , visually with a pan lid , or use baking soda , a dry chemical or foam - check that rear leveling leg is inserted into and type extinguisher . fully secu red by the anti - tip bracket by removing â€¢ When heating fat or grease , watch it closely . Fat or grease may lower panel or storage drawer . For models catch fire if allowed to become too hot . with a warmer drawer , grasp the top rear edge â€¢ Use Only Dry Potholders - - Moist or damp pothotders on hot of the range and carefully attempt to tilt it surfaces may result in burns from steam . Do not let potholders forward . Refer to the Instatlation Instructions touch hot heating elements . Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth for proper anti - tip bracket installation . instead of a potholder . â€¢ Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers - - Buildup of pressure Stepping , leaning or sitting on the doors or may cause container to burst and result in injury . drawers of this range can result in serious injuries and also â€¢ Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be stored or discarded . cause damage to the range . Do not aitow children to climb or play around the range . The weight of a child on an open door may cause the range to tip , resulting in serious burns or other injury . IMPORTANT - - Do not attempt to operate the range during a power failure . If the power fails , always turn off the range . If the range is not turned off and the power resumes , the range will begin Do not use the oven or warmer drawer ( if to operate again . Once the power resumes , reset the clock and equipped ) for storage . oven function . 3
iMPORTANT iNSTRUCTiONS FOR USING YOUR IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR OVEN COOKTOP = Know which knob controls each surface heating unit . Place a Â° Use Care When Opening Oven Door or Warmer Drawer ( if pan of food on the unit before turning it on , and turn the unit off aquippad ) - - Stand to the side of the range when opening the door before removing the pan . of a hot oven . Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or = Use Proper Pan Size - - This appliance is equipped with one or replace food in the oven . * Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed . The oven vent is located more surface units of different sizes . Select utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit heating element . under the left rear surface element if your model is equipped with The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the heating coil elements . The oven vent is located below the backguard for element to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing . models equipped with ceramic - glass cook tops . Touching the Proper relationship of utensil to element will also improve efficiency . surfaces in this area when the oven is operating may cause severe â€¢ Utensil Handles Should Be Turned inward and Not Extend burns . Also , do not place plastic or heat - sensitive items on or near Over Adjacent Surface Elements - - To reduce the risk of burns , the oven vent . These items could melt or ignite . ignition of flammable materials , and spillage due to unintentional * Placement of Oven Racks . Always place oven racks in desired contact with the utensil , the handle of the utensil should be location while oven is cool If rack must be moved while oven is hot positioned so that it is turned inward , and does not extend over use extreme caution . Use potholders and grasp the rack with both adjacent surface units . hands to reposition . Do not let potholders contact the hot heating elements in the oven . Remove all utensils from the rack before = Never Leave Surface Elements Unattended at High Heat Settings - - Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that moving . may ignite , or a pan that has boiled dry may melt . * Do not usa the broiler pan without its insert . The broiler pan = Do Not Immerse or Soak Removable Heating Elements - - and its insert allow dripping fat to drain and be kept away from the Heating elements should never be immersed in water . Heating high heat of the broiler . elements clean themselves during normal operation . . Do not cover the broiler insert with aluminum foil Exposed = Glazed Cooking Utensils - - Only certain types of glass , glass / fat and grease could ignite . . Protective Liners - - Do not use aluminum foil to line the oven ceramic , ceramic , earfhenware , or other glazed utensils are suitable for cook top service without breaking due to the sudden bottom . Only use aluminum foil as recommended in this manual change in temperature . Check the manufacturer's Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric recommendations for cook top use . shock , or fire . = When flaming foods under a ventilating hood , turn the fan on . SELF CLEANING OVENS = Clean in the self - cleaning cycle only the parts listed in this Use & Care Manual . Before self cleaning the oven , remove the broiler pan and any utensils or foods from the oven . = Do Not Use Oven Cleaners - - No commercial oven cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used in or around any part of the oven . = Do Not Clean Door Gasket - - The door gasket is essential for a good seal . Care should be taken not to rub , damage or move the gasket . â€¢ The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self - cleaning cycle of any range . Move birds to another well - ventilated room . IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING YOUR RANGE = Clean the range regularly to keep all parts free of grease that could catch fire . Pay particular attention to the area underneath each surface element . Do not ailow grease to accumulate . = Kitchen cleaners and aerosols - - Always follow the manufacturer's recommended directions for usa . Be aware that excess residue from cleaners and aerosols may ignite causing damage and injury . = Clean Ventilating Hoods Frequently - - Grease should not be anowed to accumulate on the hood or filter . Follow manufacturer's instructions for cleaning . COIL COOK TOP MODELS = Make Sure Reflector Pans or Drip Bowls Are in Place - - Absence of these pans or bowls during cooking may subject wiring or components underneath to damage . = Protective Liners - - Do not use aluminum foil to line surface unit drip bowls , or reflector pans . Only use aluminum foil as recommended in this manual . Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric shock , or fire . Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric shock , or fire . 4
Features At A Glance EJecttic Manual Oven Element On El _ ' onic Oven Control Surface Range Light Switch Indicator Light with Clock and Kitchen 33met Element Con'a _ l Element On Features so . _ = ' IndicatUogrht Element Control Surface Surface Element - - - ElementControl Control m Upswept _ Ib = = CoimElement - - Design Cooktop - - Cooktop AutomaticOven Door L Door Latch Broil Pan interior insert g Oveninterior Oven Racks FurlWidth GlossOven Door BroiPlan withLargeWindow Storage Drawer " & integrated Handle ' = _ _ LevelingLegs Coil Element Ceoktop and Anti - tip Bracketn ( see In _ ali _ io instructions ) Removable 6 " CoilSurface Removable Element 8 " CoilSurface Eiemect Removable Element DripBow _ s ( colormsay vary by model ) RemovabJe Surface Element Features will vary according to model 5
Oven Vent Location For models equipped with coiled surface elements , the oven vent is located under the left rear surface element . When the oven is on , warm air flows through the left rear element . This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results . DO NOT BLOCK THE OVEN VENT . Arranging Oven Racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL ( PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN ) . Always use oven mitts when using the oven . Removing & Replacing Oven Racks To remove , pull the rack forward until it stops . Lift up front of rack and slide out . To replace , fit the rack onto the guides on the oven walls . Tilt the front of the rack upward and slide the rack back into place . Rack RECOMMENDED RACK POSiTiONS FOR BROiLiNG , BAKING & ROASTING Food Rack Position Broiling meats , chicken or fish 1,2 or 3 Cookies , cakes , pies , biscuits & muffins 3 or 4 Frozen pies , angel food cake , yeast , bread , 5 casseroles , small cuts of meat or poultry Turkey , roast or ham Roasting shelf Roasting Shelf Note : Always use caution when removing food _ om roasting shelf . ( somemodels ) @ To Operate the Surface Elements : 1 . Place cooking utensil on the surface element . O 2 . Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction to the desired setting . Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to finish cooking . The control knobs do not have to be set exactly on a particular setting . Use the settings as a guide and adjust the control knob as needed = 3 . When cooking is completed , turn the surface element off before removing the pan . Note : The surface Element On indicator light ( s ) wil ! glow when one or more elements are turned on . A quick glance at these indicator light ( s ) when cooking is finished is an easy check to be sure all surface elements are turned off . The suggested settings found in the chart below are based on cooking in medium - weight metal pans with lids . Settings may vary when using other types of pans . Note : The size and type of utensil used , and the amount and type of food being cooked will influence the setting needed for best cooking results . STANDARD SURFACE CONTROL SETTINGS Setting Type of Cooking HIGH ( HI ) Start most foods , bring water to a boil , pan broiling MEDIUM HIGH Continue a rapid boil , fry , deep fat fry MEDIUM Maintain a slow boil , thicken sauces and gravies , steam vegetables MEDIUM LOW Keep foods cooking , poach , stew LOW ( LO ) Keep warm , melt , simmer Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers , spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the range when it is in use . These items could melt or ignite . Potholders , towels or wooden spoons could catch fire if placed too close to the element . 6
READ THE iNSTRUCTiONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN . For satisfactory use of your oven , become familiar with the various functions of the oven as described below . Note : Control panel graphics may vary from those shown . CANCEL PAD - - Used to clear any function UP and DOWN ARROW PADS - - Used a } ong with the CLOCK PAD - - Used to previously entered except the time of day and function pads to select oven temperature , cooking time , set the time of day , minute timer . Press CANCEL to stop cooking . stop time ( when programming an automatic stop time ) , Also the CANCEL pad is used to activate oven time of day , clean time and minute timer . door LOCKOUT setting . \ \ / FEATURE iNDICATOR \ \ \ \ / LIGHTS - - These light BAKE PAD - - Used to to show which feature select the bake IS In US @ , ' _ \ \ \ o _ _ function , _ - \ BAKE TIME PAD - - Used to enter the } ength of the BROIL PAD - - . . . . . . . . . . . _ 1 _ IS _ M baking time ( if equipped ) . Used to select the variable broil _ o Q - Â® - STOP TiME PAD - - Used function , _ to set the desired stop time for baking â€¢ Can be used with BAKE TiME to \ CLEAN PAD - - _ - \ program a delayed bake Used to select S \ cyc } e ( if equipped ) , the self - cieaning _ _ . ' \ \ cycie . / \ TIMER ON / OFF PAD - - Used to set OVEN , PREHEAT & LOCK LIGHTS - - The " OVEN " light will glow each time the oven or cancel the minute timer . The turns on to maintain the set oven temperature â€¢ The " PREHEAT " light will glow when the oven is first set to operate , or if the desired temperature is reset higher than the actual minute timer does not start or stop oven temperature , The " DOOR LOCKED " light will flash when the oven door locks and cooking . Also , the TIMER ON / OFF unlocks or when using the self - clean cycle or the oven door tockeut mode is activated . pad is used to set the Continuous Bake feature . The indicator light will glow constantly after the door locks . The oven can be programmed to : BAKE , TIME BAKE , BROIL , SELF - CLEAN , CONTINUOUS BAKE and set for OVEN LOCKOUT . For a silent control panel : When choosing a function , a beep will be heard each time a pad is pressed . If desired , the controls can be programmed for silent operation . Press and hold STOP TIME . After 7 seconds , the control will beep once . This will block the controls from sounding when a pad is pressed . To return the sound , press and hold STOP TiME again for 7 seconds until the control beeps once , Note : The control will return to the audible mode after a power outage . Temperature conversion : The electronic oven control is set to operate in Â° F ( Fahrenheit ) when shipped from the factory . The oven can be programmed for any temperature from 170 Â° F to 550 Â° F ( 65 Â° C to 287 Â° C ) . To change the temperature to Â° C ( Celsius ) or from Â° C to Â° F ( control should Rot be in a Bake or Clean mode ) : 1 . Press BROIL . " - - - - " appears in the display . 2 . Press and hold the , _ until " HI " appears in the display . 3 . Press and hold BROIL until Â° F or Â° C appears in the display . 4 . Press the _ or _ to change Â° F to Â° C or Â° C to Â° F . 5 . Press any control pad to return to normal operating mode . 7
Setting Oven Controls iiiiiii ! < _ _ ; ; _ ; _ ; _ . ii _ i _ / / / / / _ iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii _ ii _ iiiiiiiiiiiiWiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii _ iiiiiii _ iiiiiiiiiiiiiiWiiiiiiiiiiii _ ii _ iiifiiiiiii _ iiiiiii _ iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii _ iiiiiiiiiiiiii _ i _ i _ i _ ii [ iiiiii _ iiii _ i [ ii o Â® o O O oG Note : The time of day must first be set in order to operate the ovenl To Set the Clock When the range is first plugged in , or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted , the display will flash " 12 : 00 " . 1 . Press CLOCK . 2 . Within 5 seconds , press and hold the _ or _ until the correct time of day appears in the display . Note : The clock cannot be changed during any timed bake or self - clean cycle . To Set the Minute Timer 1 . Press TIMER ON / OFF , 2 . Press the _ to increase the time in one minute increments . Press and hold the A to increase the time in 10 minute increments . The timer can be set for any amount of time from 1 minute to 11 hours and 59 minutes . Note : If you press the ' _ first , the timer will advance to 11 hours and 59 minutes . 3 . Thedisp _ aysh _ wsthetimerc _ untd _ wninminutesunti _ _ neminuteremains . Thenthedisp _ aywi _ _ c _ untd _ wninsec _ nds . 4 . When the settimehasrun out , the timerwill beep 3times . Itwill then continueto beep 3times every 60 seconds until TlMER ON / OFF is pressed . Note : The minute timer does not start or stop cooking . It serves as an extra timer in the kitchen that will beep when the set time has run out . The minute timer can be used alone or during any of the other oven functions . When the minute timer is in use with any other function , the minute timer will be shown in the display . To view other functions , press the pad for that function . To Change the Minute Timer while it is in use : While the timer is active and shows in the display , press and hold the _ or _ to increase or decrease the time . To Cancel the Minute Timer before the set time has run out : Press TIMER ON / OFF .
Setti , To Set or Change the Temperature for Baking The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170 Â° F to 550 Â° F ( 65 Â° C to 287 Â° C ) . To Set the Controls for Baking : 1 . Press BAKE . " " appears in the display . 2 . Within 5 seconds , press the _ or " _ , _ . The display will show " 350 Â° F ( 177 Â° C ) . " By pressing and holding the _ or _ " , the temperature can then be adjusted in 5 Â° F ( 1 Â° C ) increments . 3 . As soon as the _ or _ is released , the oven will begin heating to the selected temperature . When the displayed temperature reaches the desired baking temperature , the control will beep 3 times . 4 . To cancel the baking function , press CANCEL . To Change the Oven Temperature after Baking has Started : 1 . Press BAKE and make sure the bake temperature is displayed . 2 . Press the _ or V to increase or decrease the set temperature . To Set Control for Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving : The oven control has a built - in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes . The oven can be programmed to override this feature for continuous baking . To set control for continuous baking : 1 . Press TIMER ON / OFF , " O : O0 " will appear in the display . 2 . Press and hold TiME R ON / OFF down for 5 seconds until tone is heard , " - - - hr " will appear in display for continuous cooking . The current time of day will return to the display . 3 . To cancel the Continuous Bake function , press TIMER ON / OFF and hold for 5 seconds until tone is heard . " 12hr " will appear in display indicating that the control has returned to the 12 Hour Energy Saving feature . To Set Control for Oven Lockout : The control can be programmed to lock the oven door and inactivate the oven controls . To set Control for Oven Lockout feature : 1 . Press CANCEL and hold for 3 seconds . " Loc " will appear in display , the " Door Locked " indicator light will flash and the motor driven door lock will begin to close automatically . DO NOT open oven door while the indicator light is flashing . Allow about 15 seconds for the oven door to lock . Once the oven door is locked , the current time of day will appear in the display . 2 . To cancel the lockout feature , press CANCEL and hold for 3 seconds . The control will unlockthe oven door and resume normal operation . Note : If any control pad is pressed while in the Oven DoodControl Lockout mode , " Loc " will appear in the display until the control pad is released . 9
Setting Oven Controls To Set the Timed Bake Feature ( if equipped ) The BAKE TiME and STOP TiME controls operate the Timed Bake feature to turn the oven on and off at the times you select in advance . The oven can be prog rammed to start immediately and shut off automatically or to begin baking at a later time with an automatic shutoff . To Program the Oven to Begin Baking Immediately and To Shut Off Automatically : 1 . Be sure that the clock shows the correct time of day . 2 . Place the food in the oven . 3 . Press BAKE . 4 . Within 5 seconds , press the , _ J _ , or _ ' . The display will show " 350 Â° F ( 177 Â° C ) . " By holding the A or " _ y ' , the temperature can then be adjusted in 5 Â° F ( 1 Â° C ) increments . 5 . Press BAKE TIME . " 0 : 00 " will flash in the display . 6 . Press the _ or V until the desired baking time appears in the display . 7 . The oven will turn on and begin heating . To Program Oven for a Delayed Start Time and to Shut - Off Automatically 1 . Be sure that the clock shows the correct time of day . 2 . Place the food in the oven . 3 . Press BAKE . 4 . Within 5 seconds , press the , , _ , or ' _ ' . The display will show " 350 Â° F ( 177 Â° C ) . " By holding the , , , _ , or " _ , ' , the temperature can then be adjusted in 5 Â° F ( 1 Â° C ) increments . 5 . Press BAKE TIME . " 0 : 00 " will flash in the display . 6 . Press the A or _ until the desired baking time appears . 7 . Press STOP TIME . The earliest possible stop time will flash in the display . 8 . Press the , , _ , or " _ lr q until the desired stop time appears in the display . 9 . Once the controls are set , the control calculates the time when baking will start in order to finish at the time you have set . 10 . The oven will turn on at the delayed start time and begin heating . When the Set Bake Time Rune Out : a . " END " will appear in the display window and the oven will shut off automatically . b . The control will beep 3 times every 60 seconds until CANCEL is pressed . To Change the Oven Temperature or Bake Time after Baking has Started : 1 . Press the function pad you want to change . 2 . Press the _ . or _ f " to adjust the setting . Use caution with the Timed Bake feature to cook cured or frozen meats and most fruits and vegetables . Foods that can easily spoil such as milk , eggs , fish , meat or poultry , should be chilled inthe refrigerator first . Even when chilled , they should not stand in the oven for more than 1 hour before cooking begins , and should be removed promptly when cooking is completed . 10
Setting Oven Controis " \ \ To Broil The broiler pan and the insert allows grease to drain and be kept away from 1 . Arrange oven rack while oven is still cool . Position the rack as suggested in the high heat of the broiler . DO NOT use the chart below , the pan without the insert . DO NOT cover the insert with foil ; the exposed grease Rack Position From Top Food could ignite . 1 Rare steaks 2 Fish , medium steaks , hamburgers and chops 3 Well - done foods such as chicken and lobster 2 . Press BROIL , 3 . Press and hold the _ or _ until the desired broil setting level appears in the display . Press the A for HI broil or the _ for LO broil . Most foods can be broiled at the HI ( High ) broil setting . Select the LO ( Low ) broil setting to avoid excess browning or drying of foods that should be broiled to the well - done stage . 4 . Place the insert on the broiler pan , then place the food on the insert . DO NOT use the broiler pan without the insert or cover the insert with aluminum foil . The exposed grease could ignite . 5 . Place the pan on the oven rack . Open the oven door to the broil stop position when broiling ( see illustration ) . 6 . Broil on one side until food is browned ; turn and cook on the second side . Note : Always pull the rack out to the stop position before turning or removing food . 7 . When broiling is finished , press CANCEL . Should an oven fire occu r , close the oven door and turn off the oven . Ifthe fire continues , use a fire extinguisher . DO NOT put water or flour on the fire . Flour may be explosive . 11
Duringtheself - cleaning cycle , the outsideof the OrangecanT becomeveryhottothetouch . DON leavesmalcl hildrenunattendendearthe appliance . Thehealthofsomebirds o Â® o o o o _ } nisextremelsyensitivteothefumesgivenyll - offduringtheself - cleanincgycleofawe - - GO range . Movebirds to another ventilatedroom . DO NOTlinethe oven walls , racks , bottomoranyotherpartofo therangewithaluminumfoil . Doings Self - Cleaning Oven will destroyheatdistributionp , roduce A self - cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures ( well above cooking poobr akingresultsandcausepermanent temperatures ) which eliminate soil completely or reduce it to a fine powdered ash damagetotheoveninterior ( aluminum you can wipe away with a damp cloth . foilwillmelttotheinteriorsurfaceofthe oven ) . Adhere to the following cleaning precautions : DONOTforcetheoven * DO NOT use oven cleaners or oven protective coatings in or around any part door open . This can hdamagetheseehe of the self - cleaning oven . automaticdoor lockingsystem . UertT . DO NOT clean the oven door gasket . The woven material of the oven door cautionwhenopeningthedoorafted gasket is essential for a good seal . Care should be taken not to rub , damage self - cleaningcycleis complet or remove the gasket . ovenmaystillbeVERYHOT . DO NOT use any cleaning materials on the oven door gasket . Doing so could cause damage . * Remove the broiler pan and insert , all utensils and any aluminum foil , These items cannot withstand high cleaning temperatures . * Oven racks may be left in the oven or may be removed . If they go through the clean cycle their color will turn slightly blue and the finish wil ! be dull . After the CLEAN FRAME cycle is complete and the oven has cooled , rub the sides of the racks with wax paper or a cloth containing a small amount of baby oil or salad oil ( this will make the racks glide easier into the rack position ) . * Remove any excess spillovers in the oven cavity before starting the self - cleaning cycle . To clean , use hot , soapy water and a cloth . Large spillovers can cause heavy smoke or fire when subjected to high temperatures . DO DO HAND NOT allow food spills with a high sugar or acid content ( such as milk , CLEANDOOR DO NOT tomatoes , sauerkraut , fruit juices or pie filling ) to remain on the surface as they HAND CLEANOVE may leave a dull spot even after cleaning . OORGASKET Clean any soil from the oven frame , the door liner outside the oven door gasket and the small area at the front center of the oven bottom . These areas heat sufficiently to burn soil on . Clean with soap and water . NOTE : Prior to setting the Self - Clean cycle , any spills remaining on the oven bottom should be removed . Some models have a recessed well for the bake element . On these models , the bake element is designed to be tilted up us ! ng you r hand from the front of the bake element . This will allow easier access to the oven bottom for cleaning . Be careful not to raise the element more than 4 or 5 inches from the resting position . 12
il ! l ! i _ l ! ! ! i ! _ ! _ l ! _ ! _ 1 _ ! _ 1 _ ! _ 1 _ ! _ 1 _ ! _ 1 _ ! _ 1 _ i ! ! _ ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! _ ! ! ! ! ! ! _ ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! _ i ! ! ! l ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! _ i _ ! i ! ! ! ! ! _ i _ ! i ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! i _ ii _ ! ; ; _ : _ : _ ! ! ! _ ! i ! ! _ lil _ ii _ ! ! ! ! ? _ ! _ ! _ ! _ : i _ ! _ ! i ! ! ! ! _ ! _ ! _ ! ; _ : _ ! _ ! _ ! : ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! _ ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! i _ i ! ! ! } ! ! ! ! _ ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! _ ! _ : ! _ ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! _ ! _ ! _ ! ! ! i _ l ! _ i _ ! ! _ ! _ ! ! _ ! ! _ ! ! _ ! ! } ! ! _ ! ! _ ! ! ! ! _ ; _ ; l _ ! l ; _ ; ! il ; _ ; _ li ! _ ; i _ i ! ! ! ! _ ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! _ ! " ' , ' G - - Â¢ ' - / To Start the Self - Clean Cycle For satisfactory results use a 2 hour self - clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for average to heavy soils , NOTE : The kitchen area should be ventilated using an open window , ventitlation fan or exhaust hood during the first self - clean cycle . This will help eliminate the normal odors associated with the first self - clean cycle . To Set the Controls for a Self - Clean Cycle : 1 . Be sure the clock shows the correct time of day . 2 . Press CLEAN . " " appears in the display . 3 . Press the _ until " 3 : 00 " appears in the display for a 3 hour cycle , or press the _ until " 2 : 00 " appears in the display for a 2 hour cycle . 4 . As soon as the _ or _ is released , " CLn " appears in the display . 5 . As soon as the controls are set , the motor driven lock will begin to close automatically and the " LOCK " indicator light will flash . DO NOT open the door while the light is flashing ( it takes about 15 seconds for the oven door to lock ) . 6 . The " LOCK " light will glow until the cleaning cycle is completed or cancelled , and the oven temperature has cooled . When the Self - Clean Cycle is Completed : 1 . The time of day or " End " will appear in the display window and the " Clean " and " LOCK " light will continue to glow . 2 . Once the oven has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and the " LOCK " light has gone out , the oven door can be opened = 3 . If " End " is in the display and the " Clean " indicator remains on , press CANCEL . The time of day will appear in the display . NOTE : When the oven is cool , wipe away any residue or powdered ash with a damp cloth or paper towel . Stopping or Interrupting a Self - Cleaning Cycle If it becomes necessary to stop or interrupt a self - cleaning cycle : 1 . Press CANCEL . 2 . Once the oven has cooled down for about 1 HOUR and the " LOCK " light has gone out , the oven door can be opened . 3 . Restart the self - clean cycle once all conditions have been corrected . Use care when opening the oven door after the self - cleaning cycle . Stand to the side of the oven when opening the door to allow hot air or steam to escape . DO NOT force the oven door open . This can damage the automatic door locking system . Use caution when opening the door after the self - cleaning cycle is completed . The oven may still be VERY HOT . 13
Care & Cleaning Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum ( Trim Pieces ) & Vinyl Use hot , soapy water and a cloth . Dry with a clean cloth . Glass , Painted and Plastic Control Knobs , For general cleaning , use hot , soapy water and a cloth . Formore difficultsoils and Body Parts , and Decorative Trim built - up grease , apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil . Leave on soil for 30 to 60 minutes . Rinse with a damp cloth and dry . DO NOT use abrasive cleaners on any of these materials ; they can scratch . To remove control knobs , turn to the OFF position ; grasp firmly and pull straight off the shaft . To replace knobs after cleaning , line up the flat sides of both the knob and the shaft ; then push the knob into place . Stainless Steel , Chrome Control Panel , Before cleaning the controlpanel , turn all controls to OFF and remove the control Decorative Trim knobs = To remove , pull each knob straight off the shaft . Clean using hot , soapy water and a dishcloth . Rinse with a clean water using a dishcloth . Be sure to squeeze excess water from the cloth before wiping the panel ; especially when wiping around the controls . Excess water in or around the controls may cause damage to the appliance . To replace knobs after cleaning , line up the flat sides of both the knob and the shaft ; then push the knob into place . Clean stainless steel with hot , soapy water and a dishcloth . Rinse with clean water and a cloth . Do not use cleaners with high concentrations of chlorides or chlorines . Do not use harsh scrubbing cleaners . Only use kitchen cleaners that are especially made for cleaning stainless steel . Always be sure to rinse the cleaners from the surface as bluish stains may occur during heating that cannot be removed . Porcelain Enamel Broiler Pan and insert , Gentle scouring with a soapy scouring pad will remove most spots . Rinse with Door Liner , Body Parts , Warmer Drawer a 1 : 1solution of clear water and ammonia . If necessary , cover difficult spots with ( if equipped ) an ammonia - soaked paper towel for 30 to 40 minutes . Rinse with clean water and a damp cloth , and then scrub with a soap - filled scouring pad . Rinse and wipe dry with a clean cloth . Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during future heating . DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop . Oven Racks Oven racks may be removed or left in the oven during the self - clean cycle for cleaning . If removed , clean by using a mild , abrasive cleaner following manufacturer's instructions . Rinse with clean water and dry . Ifthe racks are cleaned in the self - clean cycle , their color wil ! turn slightly blue and the finish will be dull . After the self - clean cycle is complete , and the oven has cooled , rub the sides of the racks with wax paper or a cloth containing a small amount of baby oil or salad oil ( this will make the racks glide easier into the rack positions ) . Oven Door To clean oven door , wash with hot , soapy water and a clean cloth . DO NOT immerse the door in water . DO HAND CLEANFPA , M E DO NOT clean the oven door gasket . The oven door gasket is made of a woven material , on self cleaning models , which is essential for a good seal . Care should be taken not to rub , damage or remove the gasket . OJSANDOOR DO NOTNIo . , CLEANOVEN _ oo _ G _ 14
Su trace Elements and Drip Bowls - Surface elements can be unplugged and removed to make cleaning the drip pans easier . The surface elements clean themselves when they are turned on . Food spilled on a hot element will burn off . Food spilled on a cool element may be cleaned with a damp cloth - - any remaining soil will burn off the next time the element is used . Never immerse a surface element in water , Be sure the range is cool To Remove the Surface Elements and Drip Bowls before removing elements or drip bowls . 1 . Lift the edge of the drip bowl across from the terminal end . Lift the surface Be careful not to bend terminal ends element and drip bowl together just enough to clear the cooktop . when replacing elements after cleaning . 2 . While holding the drip bowl and surface element , gently pull the terminal end out from the terminal plug . If equipped , DO NOT remove the hold down clip from the drip bowl . To Clean Drip Bowls Wash in hot , soapy water or in the dishwasher . Rinse and dry while still warm . \ Hard to remove , burned on soil can be removed by soaking the drip bowls for \ about 20 minutes in a lightly diluted liquid cleanser or a solution of ammonia and water ( 1 / 2 cup am monia to I gallon of water ) . A nylon scrubber may be used after \ soaking . DO NOT use abrasive cleaners or steel wool , as they will scratch the surface . Always rinse with clean water and polish dry with a soft cloth . To Replace Drip Bowls and Surface Elements 1 . Slide the terminal end on the element through the opening in the drip bowl . 2 . Align the element support to rest on the rim inside the drip bowl . If your drip bowl is equipped with a hold down clip , align the element support opposite the P _ ug terminal end with the slot in the hold down clip , and snap into place . 3 . After the element is positioned in the drip bowl , line up the terminal end with the terminal plug as shown . 4 . Hold the surface element and drip bowl together as level as possible and firmly push the terminal end into the terminal plug . Make sure element terminal is seated properly into terminal plug . Make sure the surface element is level to reduce the hazard of pans sliding off the element . To Raise the Top for Cleaning 1 . Grasp the sides and lift from the front . Lift - up rods will support the top in a raised position . Only lift the top far enough to allow the support rods to snap into place . 2 . Clean underneath using a clean cloth and hot , soapy water . 3 . To lower the top , gently push back on each rod to release the notched When lowering the lift - up support . Hold the range top and slide the lift rods down into the range frame . range top , grasp the sides with finger - tips only . Be careful not to pinch fingers . Changing the Oven Light ( some models ) DO NOT drop or bend the range top On some models , the oven light automatically turns on when the door is opened . when raising or lowering . This could Some models have a switch located on the control panel to turn on the light . The damage the surface . oven light is located at the rear of the oven and is covered with a glass shield held by a wire holder . The glass shield must be in place whenever the oven is in use . _ n To replace the oven light : Ught 1 . Turn electrical power off at the main source or unplug the range . 2 . Press wire holder to one side to release the glass shield . 3 . Replace bulb with a new 40 watt appliance bulb . Wireder Hol 4 . Replace glass shield over bulb and snap wire holder into place . 5 . Turn power back on again at the main source ( or plug the range back in ) . 6 . The clock will then need to be reset . To reset , see Setting the Clock and Minute Timer in this Use & Care Guide . Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing oven light . Wear a leather - faced glove for protection against possible broken glass . 15
To Remove and Replace Oven Door To Remove Oven Door : 1 . Open the door . 2 . Remove screws located on the inside of the oven door near the hinges A ( one on each side . ) 3 . Close the door to the quarter - open position . Grasp the door firmly on both sides and lift up and off the hinges . 4 . To clean oven door , follow the instructions provided in the cleaning chart under General Cleaning To Replace Oven Door : 1 . Be sure the hinge arms are in the quarter - open position . Be careful if pulling the hinges open by hand . The hinges may snap back against the oven frame and could pinch fingers . 2 . / Hold the door at the sides near the top . Insert the hinge arms into slots at the bottom of the door . 3 . Hinge arms must go into the range slots evenly . The hinge arms should be inserted into the bottom corners of the door as far as they can go . 4 . If the door is not in line with the oven frame , remove it and repeat the above steps . The door is heavy . For safe , temporary storage , lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down . Care and Cleaning of Stainless Steel ( some models ) Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior parts , Special care and cleaning are required for maintaining the appearance of stainless parts . Please refer to the table provided at the beginning of the Care & Cleaning section in this Use & Care Guide . The temperature in the oven has been set at the factory . When first using the oven , be sure to follow recipe times and temperatures . If you think the oven is too hot or too cool , the temperature in the oven can be adjusted . Before adjusting , test a recipe by using a temperature setting that is higher or lower than the recommended temperature . The baking results should help you to decide how much of an adjustment is needed . To Adjust Oven Temperature : 1 . Press BAKE . 2 . Set the temperature to 550 Â° F ( 287 Â° C ) by pushing and holding the A . 3 . Within 2 seconds , press and hold BAKE until the special2 digit displayappears . Release BAKE . The display now indicates the amount of degrees offset between the original factory temperature setting and the current temperature setting . If the oven control has the original factory calibration , the display will read " 00 . " 4 . The temperature can now be adjusted up or down 35 Â° F ( 17 Â° C ) , in 5 Â° F steps by pressing and holding the A or " _ " . Adjust until the desired amount of offset appears in the display . When lowering the oven temperatu re , a minus sign ( = ) will appear before the number to indicate that the oven will be cooler by the displayed amount of degrees . 5 . When you have made the desired adjustment , press CANCEL to go back to the time of day display . Note : The adjustrnents rnade will not change the selfwcleaning temperature . 16
Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service , review this list . It may save you time and expense . The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance . OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE / SOLUTION Range is not level . Poor installation . Place oven rack incenter of oven . Place a level on the oven rack = Adjust leveling legs at base of range until the oven rack is level . Be sure floor is level and is strong and stable enough to adequately support range . If floor is sagging or sloping , contact a carpenter to correct the situation . Kitchen cabinet alignment may make range appear unlevel . Be sure cabinets are square and have sufficient room for range clearance . Cannot move appliance easily . Cabinets not square or are built in too tightly . Contact builder or installer to make Appliance must be accessible for appliance accessible . service , Carpet interferes with range . Provide sufficient space so range can be lifted over carpet . Surface element too hot or not hot Incorrect control setting . Make sure the correct control is on for the surface enough , element to be used . Lightweight or warped pans used . Use only flat , evenly balanced , medium or heavyweight cookware . Flat pans heat better than warped pans . Cookware materials and weight of the material affect heating . Heavy - and medium - weight pans heat evenly . Because lightweight pans heat unevenly , foods may burn easily . Surface element does not heat , No power to the appliance . Check steps under " Entire Appliance Does Not Operate " in this Before You Call Checklist . Incorrect control setting . Make sure the correct control is on for the surface element to be used . Element not making contact in block . Follow instructions under " Surface Elements and Drip Bowls " in the Care & Cleaning section . Entire appliance does not operate . Make sure cord / plug is plugged tightly into outlet . The time of day must first be set in order to operate the oven . Service wiring is not corn plete . Contact you r dealer , installing agent or authorized servicer . Oven light ( some models ) does not Power outage . Check house lights to be sure . Call your local electric company for work . service . Replace or tighten bulb . See Changing Oven Light ( some models ) in this Use & Oven smokes excessively during Care Guide for instructions . broiling , Control ( s ) not set properly . Follow instructions under Setting Oven Controls . Make sure oven door is opened to broil stop position . Meat too close to the element . Reposition the rack to provide proper clearance between the meat and the element . Preheat broil element for searing . Meat not properly prepared . Remove excess fat from meat . Cut remaining fatty edges to prevent curling , but do not cut into lean . Insert on broiler pan wrong side up and grease not draining . Always place insert on the broiler pan with ribs up and slots down to allow grease to drip into pan . Grease has built up on oven surfaces . Regular cleaning is necessary when broiling frequently . Old grease or food spatters cause excessive smoking . 17
Solutions to Common Prob ! ems POSSIBLE CAUSE / SOLUTION OCCURRENCE Foods with acids , such as tomatoes , if allowed to stand in / on bowls will cause Drip bowls are pitting or rusting . corrosion . Remove and wash drip bowls as soon as possible after a spillover Normal environment . Houses along sea coast are exposed to salt air . Protect bowls as much as possible from direct exposure to salt air . Bottom surface of cookware extends beyond surface elements and touches Drip bowls turning color or distorted . cooktop surface . This can cause high enough temperatures to discolor the drip bowls . DO NOT use cookware of this type . Pan sizes should be matched to the size of the element . Replacement drip bowls may be purchased from your dealer . This oven is equipped with a state of the art electronic oven control . Among its Oven control beeps continuously with many features is afull time oven circuit diagnostics system . The control constantly no indicator lights flashing , ( if model is monitors its internal circuitry as well as several crucial oven circuits to insure they equipped with a display F1 , F3 or F9 are all ope rating correctly . If at any time one of these systems fail s , the control will will show . ) immediately stop operation , and beep continuously ( flashing an error code of F 1 , F3 or F9 inthe display window , if equipped ) . Electronic control has detected a fault condition . Press CANCEL to clear the display and stop the beeping . Reprogram oven . If fault recurs , record fault number , press CANCEL and contact an authorized servicer . Poor baking results . Many factors affect baking results . Make sure the proper rack position is used . Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate . Allow the oven to preheat to the set temperature before placing food in the oven . Try adjusting the recipe's recommended temperature or baking time . If you feel the oven is too hot or cool , see Adjusting Your Oven Temperature in this Use & Care Guide . Self = cleaning cycle does not work . Control ( s ) not set properly . Follow instructions under Self Cleaning section . Self - cleaning cycle was interrupted . Follow steps under " Stopping or Interrupting a Self - Cleaning Cycle " in the Self Cleaning section of this manual . Soil not completely removed after self = Failu re to clean bottom , front top of oven , frame of oven or door area outside oven cleaning cycle , seal . These areas are not in the self - cleaning area , but get hot enough to burn on residue . Clean these areas before the self - cleaning cycle is started . Burned - on residue can be cleaned with a stiff nylon brush and water or a nylon scrubber . Be careful not to damage the oven gasket . Flames inside oven or smoking from Your oven will most likely smoke after a spillover has occurred . . . this is normal , vent . especially for high oven temperatures , pie spillovers or large amounts of grease on bottom of oven . Wipe up excessive spillovers before starting cycle . You can also set the Self - Cleaning cycle for the maximum clean time . If flames or excessive smoke are present , stop the self - clean cycle and follow steps under " Stopping or Interrupting a Self - Cleaning Cycle " in the Self Cleaning section , 18
For repair ofmajor brand appliances in your own home . . . no matter who made it , no matter who soldit ! 1 - 800 - 4 = MY - HOME Â® Anytime , day or night ( 1 = 8oo = 469 = 4ss3 ) ( u . s . A . andCanada ) WWW . S6BrS . Ca For repair ofcarry - inproducts likevacuums , lawnequipment , and electronics , callfor the locationof your nearest Sears Parts and Repair Center . 1 - 800 = 488 = 1222 Anytimed , ayornigh ( tU . SAone ) For the replacement parts , accessories and owner'smanuals that you need to do - it - youreelf , call Sears ParteDirsct _ ! 1 - 800 = 366 = PART 6a.m . - 11 p . m . CST , 7 daysa week ( 1 = 800 = 366 = 7278 ) ( U . S . A . only ) www , seats , condpartsdlrect To purchaseor inquireabout a Sears Service Agreement or Sears Maintenance Agreement : 1 = 800 - 827 = 6655 ( U . S . A . ) 1 - 800 = 361 = 6665 ( Canada ) 7 a . m . - 5 p . m . CST , Mon . - Sat . 9 a . m . - 8 p . m . EST , M - F , 4 p . m . Sat . Parapedirse _ cio de reparac _ Sna Au Canada pourserviceen f _ s : domicilioy , paraordenarpiezas : 1 = 800 = LE = FOYER _ 1 = 888 = SU = HOGAR sM ( 1 - 800 - 533 - 6937 ) ( 1 - 888 - 784 - 6427 ) www . sears . ca Â® Ragistereci Trademark I Trademark / Service Mark of Seats , Roebuck and Co . 1M SM Â® Marca Registrada / Marca de F _ brica / Marca de Servicio de Sears , Roebuck and Co . MC MD Marque de commerce / Marque d _ pos _ e de Sears , Roebuck and Co . Â© Seam , Roebuck and Co .