1. Oven vent coil element
1. Oven door vent
The oven vents should not be blocked or covered because they
allow the release of hot air and moisture from the oven. Blocking
and covering the vents will cause poor air circulation, affecting
cooking and cleaning results. Never set plastics, paper or other
items that could melt or burn near the oven vents. Some
condensation may occur; however, this will not affect cooking
(on some models)
The oven light is turned on by the switch located on the control
console. The oven does not need to be on for the light to come
The oven automatically regulates the heat levels and both the top
and bottom elements cycle on and off accordingly during preheat
and bake to maintain a precise temperature range for optimal
To Bake or Roast:
Before baking and roasting, position the racks according to the
"Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section. When roasting, it is
not necessary to wait for the oven to preheat before putting food
in, unless recommended in the recipe.
1. Press BAKE.
Press the TEMP "up" or "down" arrow pads (buttons) to enter
a temperature other than 350°F (175°C). Press the "up" or
"down" pads (buttons) to raise or lower the temperature in
2. Press START.
A preheat time will count down, and "PrE" will appear on the
display. The oven control automatically sets preheating times
based on the oven temperature you select.
When the actual oven temperature is reached, the set
temperature will replace "PrE" on the display.
When the set temperature is reached, if on, one tone will
3. Press OFF when finished cooking.
The temperature can be changed any time after pressing START.
Preheat temperatures are affected by varying factors such as
room temperature and peak energy usage times. It is normal for
the temperature showing on the display and the actual oven
temperature to differ.
Waiting an additional 10 minutes after the preheat conditioning
time ends to put food in the oven is suggested when baking
foods with leavening ingredients, such as yeast, baking powder,
baking soda and eggs.