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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE • Teach children not to play with the controls or any other part of the oven. • The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of •...
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) • Do not touch the heating elements or the • Do not use your oven to dry newspapers. interior surface of the oven. These surfaces may If overheated, they can catch fire. be hot enough to burn even though they are dark •...
FEATURES OF YOUR OVEN JTP15 OVEN TIME CONTROLS START BROIL COOKING DELAY BAKE TIME START SELF OVEN CLEAR KITCHEN CLOCK CLEAN LIGHT TEMP HOUR TIMER Explained Explained Feature Index on page Feature Index on page 1 Oven Door Gasket 4, 23, 27...
FEATURES OF YOUR OVEN CONTROL OVEN TIME CONTROLS START COOKING DELAY BROIL BAKE TIME START OVEN CLEAR SELF KITCHEN CLOCK TIMER LIGHT TEMP CLEAN HOUR 1. BAKE. Press to select the bake function. 10. HOUR +/– and MIN +/– pads. Press to set times up to 9 hours and 59 minutes—for example, the 2.
OVEN CONTROL, CLOCK AND TIMER Clock The clock must be set for the automatic oven timing functions to work properly. The time of day clock cannot be changed during Delay Start. (It can be changed during a regular bake or broil operation.) To Set the Clock 1.
OVEN CONTROL, CLOCK AND TIMER (continued) The control has a series of tones that will sound at different times. These tones may sound while you set the control for an oven function or at the end of the oven function. They will also alert you when an incorrect time or temperature has been entered or if there is a problem with the oven.
12 Hour Shut-Off Cook and Hold Your new control has a cook and hold feature that With this feature, should you forget and leave the oven on, the control will automatically turn off the oven keeps cooked foods warm for up to 3 hours after the after 12 hours during baking functions or after 3 hours cooking function is finished.
SPECIAL FEATURES OF YOUR OVEN CONTROL (continued) Control Lockout Your control will allow you to lock down the touch 3. Press START to activate the control pads so they cannot be activated when pressed. lockout feature and leave the control set in START this special features mode.
USING YOUR OVEN Before Using Your Oven 1. Look at the controls. Be sure you understand NOTE: how to set them properly. • You may notice a “burning” or “oily” smell the first 2. Check the oven interior. Look at the shelves. few times you turn your oven on.
BAKING Your oven temperature is controlled very accurately If you think an adjustment is necessary, see the Adjust using an oven control system. It is recommended that the Oven Thermostat section. It lists easy Do It you operate the oven for a number of weeks using the Yourself instructions on how to adjust the thermostat.
Oven Shelves Arrange the oven shelf Type of Food Shelf Position or shelves in the desired locations while the oven Angel food cake is cool. The correct shelf Biscuits or muffins C or D position depends on the kind of food and the Cookies or cupcakes C or D browning desired.
BAKING (continued) Cookies When baking cookies, flat cookie sheets (without sides) produce better-looking cookies. Cookies baked in a jelly roll pan (short sides all around) may have darker edges and pale or light browning may occur. Do not use a cookie sheet so large that it touches the walls or the door of the oven.
TIMED BAKING How to Set Your Oven for Time Bake NOTE: An attention tone will sound if you are using The oven control allows you to turn the oven on or off automatically at specific times that you set. Examples Timed Baking and do not press START after entering of Immediate Start (oven turns on now and you set it the baking temperature.
TIMED BAKING (continued) How to Set Delay Start and Automatic Stop If you would like to check the times you DELAY Easy Steps: have set, press DELAY START to check START the start time you have set or press 1. Press BAKE. COOKING TIME to check the length of 2.
ADJUST THE OVEN THERMOSTAT— DO IT YOURSELF! You may find that your new oven cooks differently To Adjust the Oven Thermostat: than the one it replaced. We recommend that you 1. Press BAKE and BROIL HI/LO use your new oven for a few weeks to become more BROIL BAKE at the same time for 2 seconds...
ROASTING Roasting is cooking by dry heat. Tender meat or Most meats continue to cook slightly after being poultry can be roasted uncovered in your oven. removed from the oven. The internal temperature Roasting temperatures, which should be low and will rise about 5°...
Questions and Answers Q. Do I need to preheat my oven each time I cook a Q. Is it necessary to check for doneness with a meat thermometer? 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.
BROILING Broiling is cooking food by intense radiant heat from Position the shelf on the recommended shelf position the upper broil element in the oven. Most fish and as suggested in the Broiling Guide. Most broiling is tender cuts of meat can be broiled. Follow these done on E position, but if your oven is connected to directions to keep spattering and smoking to a 208 volts, you may wish to use a higher position.
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 into the broiler pan.
BROILING GUIDE • Always use the broiler pan and grid that comes • When arranging food on the pan, do not let fatty with your oven. It is designed to minimize smoking edges hang over the sides because the dripping fat and spattering by trapping the juices in the shielded will soil the oven.
OPERATING THE SELF-CLEANING OVEN Normal Cleaning Time: 4 hours Before a Clean Cycle 3. Clean spatters or soil on the oven front frame and We recommend venting with an open window or using a ventilation fan or hood during the first the oven door outside the gasket with a dampened self-cleaning cycle.
OPERATING THE SELF-CLEANING OVEN (continued) How to Set the Oven for Cleaning 4. Press START. Easy Steps: START The door locks automatically. The display 1. Press SELF CLEAN. will show the clean time remaining. It will 2. Press the HOUR and MIN + or – pads to set the not be possible to open the oven door clean time.
To Stop a Clean Cycle 1. Press CLEAR/OFF. 2. When the oven has cooled below the locking CLEAR temperature and the LOCKED DOOR light goes off, open the door. After Self-Cleaning You may notice some white ash in the oven. Just wipe NOTE: it up with a damp cloth after the oven cools.
CARE AND CLEANING Proper care and cleaning are important so your oven BE SURE ELECTRICAL POWER IS OFF will give you efficient and satisfactory service. Follow AND ALL SURFACES ARE COOL BEFORE these directions carefully in caring for your oven to CLEANING ANY PART OF THE OVEN.
Lift-Off Oven Door TO CLEAN THE DOOR: The oven door is removable, but it is Inside of the door: heavy. You may need help • Because the area inside the gasket is cleaned during removing and replacing the self-clean cycle, you do not need to clean this by the door.
CARE AND CLEANING (continued) Glass Window Painted Surfaces To clean the outside of the oven window, use a glass Painted surfaces include the outside of the oven door cleaner. Rinse and polish with a dry cloth. and the control panel. Clean these with soap and water or a vinegar and water solution.
QUESTIONS? USE THIS PROBLEM SOLVER PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE “F–AND A NUMBER • This is a function error code. Press CLEAR/OFF. Allow the oven to cool one OR LETTER” FLASH hour. Place the oven back into operation. IN THE DISPLAY • Disconnect all power to the oven for 5 minutes and then reconnect power. If the failure code repeats, call for service.
• A cooling fan may automatically turn on and off to cool internal parts. This is normal, and the fan may continue to run even after the oven is off. If you need more help…call, toll free: ® GE Answer Center 800.626.2000 consumer information service...
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