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Important Safety Instructions; Save These Instructions - Whirlpool GBD279 Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool built-in electric convection oven use & care guide
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To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock,
injury to persons, or damage when using the oven, follow
basic precautions, including the following:
Proper Installation – Be sure the oven is properly installed
and grounded by a qualified technician.
Never Use the Oven for Warming or Heating the Room.
Do Not Leave Children Alone – Children should not be left
alone or unattended in area where oven is in use. They
should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the
Wear Proper Apparel – Loose-fitting or hanging garments
should never be worn while using the oven.
User Servicing – Do not repair or replace any part of the
oven unless specifically recommended in the manual. All
other servicing should be referred to a qualified technician.
Storage in Oven – Flammable materials should not be
stored in an oven.
Do Not Use Water on Grease Fires – Smother fire or flame
or use dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
Use Only Dry Potholders – Moist or damp potholders on
hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let
potholder touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel
or other bulky cloth.
Use Care When Opening Door – Let hot air or steam
escape before removing or replacing food.
Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers – Build-up of
pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury.
The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances
known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn of
potential exposure to such substances.
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other
reproductive harm.
This appliance can cause low-level exposure to some of the substances listed, including benzene, formaldehyde, carbon
monoxide, and toluene.


Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed.
Placement of Oven Racks – Always place oven racks in
desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved
while oven is hot, do not let potholder contact hot heating
element in oven.
SURFACES OF OVEN – Heating elements may be hot
even though they are dark in color. Interior surfaces of an
oven become hot enough to cause burns. During and after
use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable
materials contact heating elements or interior surfaces of
oven until they have had sufficient time to cool. Other
surfaces of the oven may become hot enough to cause
burns – among these surfaces are oven vent openings and
surfaces near these openings, oven doors, and windows of
oven doors.
For self-cleaning ovens:
Do Not Clean Door Gasket – The door gasket is essential
for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage,
or move the gasket.
Do Not Use Oven Cleaners – No commercial oven cleaner
or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used
in or around any part of the oven.
Clean Only Parts Listed in Manual.
Before Self-Cleaning the Oven – Remove broiler pan and
other utensils.

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