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Built-In Oven Safety - Maytag CWE5100ACB Use And Care Manual

Maytag built-in electric oven use and care guide
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Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock,
injury to persons, or damage when using the oven, follow
basic precautions, including the following:
Proper Installation – Be sure the oven is properly
installed and grounded by a qualified technician.
Never Use the Oven for Warming or Heating the Room.
Do Not Leave Children Alone – Children should not be
left alone or unattended in area where oven is in use.
They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part
of the oven.
Wear Proper Apparel – Loose-fitting or hanging garments
should never be worn while using the oven.
User Servicing – Do not repair or replace any part of the
oven unless specifically recommended in the manual. All
other servicing should be referred to a qualified
Storage in Oven – Flammable materials should not be
stored in an oven.
Do Not Use Water on Grease Fires – Smother fire or
flame or use dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher.


You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
Use Only Dry Potholders – Moist or damp potholders on hot
surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let
potholder touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or
other bulky cloth.
Use Care When Opening Door – Let hot air or steam escape
before removing or replacing food.
Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers – Build-up of
pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury.
Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed.
Placement of Oven Racks – Always place oven racks in
desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved
while oven is hot, do not let potholder contact hot heating
element in oven.
SURFACES OF OVEN – Heating elements may be hot even
though they are dark in color. Interior surfaces of an oven
become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do
not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials
contact heating elements or interior surfaces of oven until
they have had sufficient time to cool. Other surfaces of the
oven may become hot enough to cause burns – among
these surfaces are oven vent openings and surfaces near
these openings, oven doors, and windows of oven doors.

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