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MAINTENANCE
Adjusting the Oven Thermostat
Leveling Legs
After using
your
oven
the first
few times,
it may
Some
floors are not level. For proper
baking,
your
seem
hotter
or cooler
than
your
previous
oven.
range
must
be level. The leveling
legs are located
Oven thermostats,
over a period
of years,
may drift
on each
corner
of the base
of the range.
from the factory
setting
and timing
differences
of 5
to 10 minutes
are not unusual
between
an old and
Place
a level
horizontally
on an
oven
rack
and
a new oven. You may be inclined
to think
that
the
check
front-to-back
and
side-to-side.
Level
by
new
oven
is not
performing
correctly;
however,
turning
the legs.
your new oven has been set correctly
at the factory
and is more
likely to be accurate
than
the oven
it
replaced.
If you think
the oven
should
be hotter
or cooler,
_
/
you can adjust
it yourself.
To decide
how much
to
change
the thermostat,
set the oven temperature
25°F higher
or lower than
the temperature
in your
recipe,
then
bake.
The results
of the "test" should
give you
an
idea
of how
much
the
thermostat
"_
should
be changed.
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To adjust
the thermostat:
1. Press
the OVEN TEMP pad.
2. Press
the
or
pad
and
select
an
oven
temperature
between
500°F
and 550°F.
3. Press
and hold the OVEN TEMP pad for about
four
seconds.
The
display
will change
to the
oven adjustment
display
which
reads
00 °.
4. The
oven
thermostat
can
be
adjusted
up
to
+35°F hotter or -35°F cooler. Use the • or • pad
to select the desired
change
in the display.
Fuses
(Canadian
Ranges
Only)
5. When you have made
the adjustment,
press
the
CANCELpadtoreturntothetimeofdaydisplay.
Your
range
is equipped
with
seven
(7) type
"P"
Use your
oven as you would
normally,
fuses.
The
fuses
are
located
on the
back
wall.
Remove
the storage
drawer
for access
to the fuses.
LOCATION OF
//
7 FUSES _
If part of your range
does not operate,
check
to see
if a fuse
has
blown.
A gap in the fuse
strip
or a
darkened
window
indicates
a blown
fuse.
Replace
with the same
type and amperage
"P" fuse.
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