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Maytag PRECISION TOUCH CONTROL 500 Use & Care Manual

Electric smoothtop.

 
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Table of Contents
Safety .......................................... 1-4
Surface Cooking ...................... 5-8
Controls
Smoothtop Surface
Oven Cooking ......................... 9-18
Baking
Cook & Hold
Delay
Keep Warm
Broiling
Oven Racks
Form No. A/06/03
Part No. 8113P395-60
Precision Touch Control 500
Use & Care Guide
Care & Cleaning ................... 19-22
Maintenance ............................... 23
Troubleshooting ................... 24-25
Warranty & Service .................... 27
Electric Smoothtop
Self-Clean Oven
Cleaning Procedures
©2003 Maytag Appliances Sales Co.
Litho U.S.A .

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Oven Window Oven Cooking ......9-18 Oven Light Baking Troubleshooting ....24-25 Cook & Hold Delay Warranty & Service ....27 Keep Warm Broiling Oven Racks Form No. A/06/03 Part No. 8113P395-60 ©2003 Maytag Appliances Sales Co. Litho U.S.A .

  • Page 2: Safety, Safety

    Serial Number __________________________________ Always disconnect power to appliance before servicing. Date of Purchase ________________________________ If you have questions, call: WARNING Maytag Customer Assistance 1-800-688-9900 USA • ALL RANGES CAN TIP AND 1-800-688-2002 Canada CAUSE INJURIES TO PERSONS 1-800-688-2080 ( U.S. TTY for hearing or speech impaired) (Mon.-Fri., 8 am-8 pm Eastern Time)

  • Page 3

    Safety Child Safety • NEVER use aluminum foil to cover an oven rack or oven bottom. Misuse could result in risk of electric shock, fire, or damage to the appliance. Use foil only as directed in CAUTION this guide. NEVER store items of interest to children in cabinets Cooking Safety above an appliance.

  • Page 4

    Safety hazards, result in performance problems, and reduce the cleaning. Clean with caution. Use care to avoid steam life of the components of the appliance. burns if a wet sponge or cloth is used to wipe spills on a hot surface. Some cleaners can produce noxious fumes •...

  • Page 5: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Surface Controls Suggested Heat Settings The size, type of cookware and cooking operation will affect the Use to turn on the surface elements. An infinite choice of heat setting. For information on cookware and other factors heat settings is available from Low to High. The knobs can affecting heat settings, refer to Cookware Recommendations on be set on or between any of the settings.

  • Page 6

    Surface Cooking Smoothtop Surface FlexChoice Element (select models) The FlexChoice element is a fully functioning element that provides Smoothtop Surface Notes: an ultra low (Warm) heat setting • Cooktop may emit light smoke and odor the first few for holding delicate sauces and times the cooktop is used.

  • Page 7

    • Do not use foil or foil-type containers. Foil may melt onto Cookware the glass. If metal melts on the cooktop, do not use. Call an authorized Maytag Servicer. All canners and large pots must have flat bottoms and must be made from heavy-gauge materials. This is critical on smoothtop surfaces.

  • Page 8: Oven Cooking

    Oven Cooking Control Panel The control panel is designed for ease in programming. The display window on the control shows time of day, timer and oven functions. Control panel shown includes model specific features. (Styling may vary depending on model.) Clock Broil Use for broiling and top browning.

  • Page 9

    Oven Cooking Locking the Control To cancel the Clock display: If you do not want the time of day to display: and Oven Door Press and hold the CANCEL and Clock pads for three sec- The touch pad controls and oven door can be locked for onds.

  • Page 10

    Oven Cooking Baking Baking Differences Between Your Old and New Oven Operating the Controls for Routine Baking: It is normal to notice some baking time differences between a 1. Press the Bake pad. new oven and an old one. See “Adjusting the Oven Temperature” •...

  • Page 11

    Oven Cooking Delay Bake When the Delay time has expired: • “DELAY” will turn off. CAUTION • Baking time is displayed. • “BAKE” and “HOLD” are displayed. Do not use delayed baking for highly perishable foods such as dairy products, pork, poultry, or seafood. To set a Delay when Cook &...

  • Page 12

    Oven Cooking Keep Warm Keep Warm Notes: For safely keeping foods warm or for warming breads and plates. • For optimal food quality, oven cooked foods should be kept warm for no longer than 1 to 2 hours. To set Keep Warm: •...

  • Page 13

    Oven Cooking Automatic Shut-Off/Sabbath Adjusting the Oven Temperature Mode Oven temperatures are carefully tested for accuracy at the factory. It is normal to notice some baking differences The oven will automatically turn off after 12 hours if you between a new oven and an old one. As ranges get older, the accidentally leave it on.

  • Page 14

    Oven Cooking Broiling 5. Place food in the oven. Leave oven door open about four inches (the first stop). To set Broil: 6. Turn meat once about halfway through cooking. 1. Press the Broil pad. 7. When food is cooked, press the CANCEL •...

  • Page 15

    Oven Cooking Oven Racks Oven Vent When the oven is in use the area near the vent may become CAUTION hot enough to cause burns. Never block the vent opening. The oven vent is located below the backguard vent • Do not attempt to change the rack position when the oven shield on your range.

  • Page 16

    Oven Cooking Baking Layer Cakes on Two Racks RACK 2: Used for roasting small cuts of meat, frozen pies, dessert souffles or angel food cake. Also use for two rack For best results when baking cakes on two racks, use racks 2 baking.

  • Page 17

    Care & Cleaning Self-Clean Oven To set Self-Clean: Note: Oven temperature must be below 400° F to program CAUTION a clean cycle. • It is normal for parts of the range to become hot during a 1. Close the oven door. self-clean cycle.

  • Page 18

    Care & Cleaning During the Self-Clean Cycle 5. Press the More+ or Less- pad to scroll through the self- cleaning settings. When LOCK shows in the display, the door cannot be opened. To prevent damage to the door, do not force the door open CL-H (Clean –...

  • Page 19

    Care & Cleaning Cleaning Procedures CAUTION • Be sure appliance is off and all parts are cool before handling or cleaning. This is to avoid damage and possible burns. • To prevent staining or discoloration, clean appliance after each use. * Brand names are registered trademarks of the respective manufacturers.

  • Page 20

    Care & Cleaning PART PROCEDURE Oven Window • Avoid using excessive amounts of water which may seep under or behind glass causing staining. and Door – Glass • Wash with soap and water. Rinse with clear water and dry. Glass cleaner can be used if sprayed on a cloth first.

  • Page 21: Maintenance, Oven Window, Oven Light

    To assure the proper replacement bulb is used, order bulb materials in this drawer. The drawer may become too warm from Maytag. Call 1-877-232-6771 and ask for part number for these items when the oven is in use. 74004458 - halogen bulb.

  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting PROBLEM SOLUTION For most concerns, try these first. • Check if oven controls have been properly set. • Check to be sure plug is securely inserted into receptacle. • Check or re-set circuit breaker. Check or replace fuse. • Check power supply. Part or all of appliance does not •...

  • Page 23: Oven Window, Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting PROBLEM SOLUTION Smoothtop surface shows 1. Tiny scratches or abrasions. wear. • Make sure cooktop and pan bottom are clean. Do not slide glass or metal pans across top. Make sure pan bottom is not rough. Use the recommended cleaning agents.

  • Page 24: Warranty & Service

    WARRANTY for further information on owner’s responsibilities for warranty Limited Warranty Outside the service. United States and Canada - • If the dealer or service company cannot resolve the problem, write to Maytag Parts Only ® Services , Attn: CAIR Center, P.O.

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