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Important Safety Information; Safety Practices For Servicer; Servicing - Maytag ALY1680BD series Service Manual

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Important Safety Information

As with all appliances, there are certain rules to follow
for safe operation. Verify everyone who operates the
oven or cooktop is familiar with the operations and with
these precautions.
Use appliance only for its intended purpose as
described. Pay close attention to the safety sections of
this manual. Recognize the safety section by looking for
the symbol or the word safety.
Recognize this symbol as a safety precaution.
If the information in this manual is not followed exactly,
a fire or explosion may result causing property
damage, personal injury or death.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other
• Extinguish any open flame.
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any
phone in your building.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's
phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call fire
Installation and service must be performed by an
authorized installer, service agency or gas supplier.
To avoid risk of electrical shock, property damage,
personal injury, or death, verify wiring is correct, if
components were replaced. Verify proper and
complete operation of unit after servicing.
This gas appliance contains or produces a chemical
or chemicals which are known to the state of
California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other
reproductive harm. To reduce the risk from substances
in the fuel or from fuel combustion make sure this
appliance is installed, operated and maintained
according to the instructions in this manual.
Due to the nature of cooking, fires can occur as a
result of overcooking or excessive grease. Although a
fire is unlikely, if one occurs proceed as follows:
Oven Fires
1. Do not open the oven door.
2. Turn all controls to OFF.
3. As an added precaution turn off the electricity at
the main circuit breaker or fuse box and the gas
at the main supply valve.
4. Allow the food or grease to burn itself out in the
If smoke or fire persists, call the local fire department.
To avoid the risk of property damage or personal
injury, do not obstruct the flow of combustion or
ventilation air to the oven.
To avoid the risk of electrical shock, serious personal
injury or death: Make sure your oven has been
properly grounded and always disconnect the
electrical supply before servicing this unit.
NOTE: The maximum gas supply pressure for these
models must not exceed 14 inches W.C.P.

Safety Practices for Servicer

Safe and satisfactory operation of gas ranges depends
upon its design and proper installation. However, there is
one more area of safety to be considered:


Listed below are some general precautions and safety
practices which should be followed in order to protect
the service technician and consumer during service and
after service has been completed.
1. Gas smell—Extinguish any and all open flames and
open windows.
2. Turn gas off—Service range with gas turned off
unless testing requires gas.
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