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Maytag PRECISION TOUCH CONTROL 500 Use And Care Manual: Maintenance; Oven Door; Oven Window; Leveling Legs

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Oven Door

• Do not place excessive weight on or stand on an open oven
door. This could cause the range to tip over, break the door,
or injure the user.
• Do not attempt to open or close door or operate oven until
door is properly replaced.
• Never place fingers between hinge and front oven frame.
Hinge arms are spring mounted. If accidentally hit, the hinge
will slam shut against oven frame and could injure your
Note: The oven door on a new range may feel "spongy"
when it is closed. This is normal and will decrease with use.
To remove:
1. When cool, open the oven door to the first stop position
(opened about four inches).
2. Grasp door at each side. Do not use the
door handle to lift door.
3. Lift up evenly until door clears hinge
To replace:
1. Grasp door at each side.
2. Align slots in the door with the hinge arms on the range.
3. Slide the door down onto the hinge arms until the door is
completely seated on the hinges. Push down on the top
corners of the door to completely seat door on hinges. Door
should not appear crooked.

Oven Window

To protect the oven door window:
1. Do not use abrasive cleaning agents such as steel wool
scouring pads or powdered cleansers as they may scratch
the glass.
2. Do not hit the glass with pots, pans, furniture, toys, or other
3. Do not close the oven door until the oven racks are in place.
Scratching, hitting, jarring or stressing the glass may weaken
its structure causing an increased risk of breakage at a later

Leveling Legs

Be sure the anti-tip bracket secures one of the rear
leveling legs to the floor. This bracket prevents the range
from accidentally tipping.
The range should be leveled when installed. If
the range is not level, turn the leveling legs,
located at each corner of the range, until range
is level.


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  • Jo Coleman Feb 09, 2015 01:43:
    All I wanted to know is not mentioned!​
    How to clean the over door glass!