Do not use
Make sure the drip bowls are in place. Absence of tlmse
as a step
bowls during cooking may subject wiring or components
stool to cabinets
underneath to damage.
doors or drawers, such as
should not be worn while
on the door or
cooking. Clothing may ignite
or catch utensil handles.
tipping of the appliance, breakage of door, and
Always place oven racks in the desired positions while
oven is cool. If a rack must he moved while hot, use a
To reduce the risk of tipping of appliance,
dry potholder and avoid touching hot element in oven.
the appliance must be secured by a properly installed
device. When removing
Use care when opening the oven door. Let hot air or
cleaning, be sure the anti-tip device is engaged when
steam escape before removing or replacing food.
the range is replaced. Look underneath
range to verify
that one of the rear leveling legs is properly engaged in
If a plastic frozen food
the bracket slot. The anti-tip device secures the rear
container and/or its cover distorts, warps, or is otherwise
leveling leg to the floor when properly engaged,
damaged during cooking, immediately discard the food
Do not touch a hot oven light bulb with a damp cloth as
and its container. The food could be contaminated.
the bulb could break. Shonld the bulb break, chseonnect
DO NOT TOUCH
power to the appliance before removing bulb to avoid
AREAS NEAR THE ELEMENTS
SURFACES OF OVEN. Elements
may be hot even though they are dark in color. Areas
near surface elements and the interior surfaces of the
Always turn off surface element
or the oven when
oven may become hot
cooking is completed,
and after use, do not touch or let clothing or other
materials contact beating
It is normal for some parts of the cooktop, especially
near elements or interior surfaces of oven until they
the surface elements, to become hot
have had sufficient time to cool. Among these areas are
during cooking operations.
Do not touch the cooktop
the eooktop, the surfaces facing the eooktop, the oven
until it has cooled,
vent opening and the surfaces near opening, oven door,
Never leave surface cook-
and oven window.
ing operations unattended
Do not allow aluminum foil, meat probes or any other
at high heat
met_ object (other than a pan on a su_aee element) to
and greasy spillovers may
Usc proper pan size. This appliance is equipped with
Never heat an nnopened food container. Pressure build-
one or more surface elements of different sizes. Select
up may cause container to burst resulting in personal
utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the
injmy or damage to the appliance,
The use of undersized
Use dry, sturdy potholders.
expose a portion
of the heating
surfaces may cause burns from steam. Towels or other
contact and may result in the ignition of clothing. The
bulky"items should never be used as pothoIders. Do not
of the utensil to the element will
let potholders touch hot heating elements,
also improve efficiency.
Always let quantities of hot fat cool before attempting to
Use pans with flat bottoms and handles that are easily
move or handle,
grasped and stay cool. Avoid using unstable
Do not let grease
accumulate in or near the appliance, hood or vent fan.
Be sure utensil is large enough to properly contain food
and avoid boilovers. Pan size is particularly important in
accmnulating on hood or filter,
deep fat frying.