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Important Safety Instructions - Frigidaire MMF312AWA Use & Care Manual

Electric range with or without electronic clock and coil surface elements
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Important
Safety Instructions
Read all instructions
before using this appliance.
Save these instructions
for future reference.
This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given.
This Symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.
This Symbol will help alert you to Situations that may Cause bodily injury Or property damage
• Remove all tape and packaging before using the range. Destroy
the carton and plastic bags after unpacking
the range. Never
allow children to play with packaging
material.
• Proper
Installation--Be
sure your
appliance
is properly
installed
and grounded by a qualified technician
in accordance
with the National
Electrical
Code ANSI/NFPA
No. 70 latest
edition
and local electrical
code requirements.
Install only per
installation instructions
provided in the literature package for this
range.
Ask your dealer to recommend
a qualified technician
and an
authorized
repair service. Know how to disconnect the power to
the range at the circuit breaker orfuse box in case of an emergency.
• User servicingiDo
not repair
or replace
any part of the
appliance
unless specifically
recommended
in the manuals.
All other servicing should be done only by a qualified technician.
This may reduce the risk of personal injury and damage to the
range.
• Never modify or alter the construction
of a range by removing
leveling
legs, panels, wire covers, anti-tip brackets/screws,
or
any other part of the product.
All ranges can tip.
Injury to persons could result.
Install anti-tip device packed with range.
See Installation
Instructions.
_!'TAV-'I:t_II_[L1 TO reduce the risk of tipping,
the range must be secured by properly instal led
anti-tip bracket provided with the range. To
check if the bracket is installed properly, visually
check that rear leveling leg is inserted into and
fully secured bythe anti-tip bracket by removing
lower panel or storage drawer. For models with
a warmer drawer, grasp the top rear edge of the
range and carefully attempt to tilt it forward,
Refer to the Installation Instructions for proper
anti-tip bracket installation.
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Stepping,
leaning
or sitting on the doors or
drawers of this range can result in serious injuries and also
cause damage to the range. Do not allow children to climb or play
around the range. The weight of a child on an open door may cause
the range to tip, resulting in serious burns or other injury.
Do not use the oven or warmer
drawer
(if
equipped) for storage.
Do not store items of interest to children in the
cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a range. Children
climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured.
Never Use Your Appliance
for Warming
or
Heating the Room.
• Storage in or on Appliance--Flammable
materials should not
be stored in an oven, warmer drawer, near surface units or in
the storage drawer. This includes paper, plastic and cloth items,
such as cookbooks, plasticware and towels, as well as flammable
liquids. Do not store explosives, such as aerosol cans, on or near
the range.
• Do Not Leave Children
Alone--Children
should not be left
alone or unattended in the area where appliance
is in use. They
should
never be allowed
to sit or stand
on any part of the
appliance.
• DO NOT TOUCH
SURFACE
UNITS. AREAS
NEAR THESE
UNITS, HEATING
ELEMENTS
OR INTERIOR
SURFACES
OF
THE OVEN, Both surface units and oven heating elements may
be hot even though they are dark in color. Areas near surface units
may become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do
not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials touch these
areas until they have had sufficient
time to cool. Among these
areas are the cook top, surfaces facing the cook top, the oven vent
openings
and surfaces
near these openings,
oven door and
window.
• Wear Proper AppareliLoose-fitting
or hanging
garments
should
never be worn
while using the appliance.
Do not let
clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease FiresiSmother
the fire
with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry chemical or foam-type
extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or grease may
catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
• Use Only Dry PotholdersiMoist
or damp potholders
on hot
surfaces
may result in burns from steam. Do not let potholders
touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth
instead of a potholder.
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food ContainersiBuildup
of pressure
may cause container to burst and result in injury.
• Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be
stored
or discarded.
IMPORTANTiDo
not attempt to operate the range during a
power failure. If the power fails, always turn off the range. If the
range is not turned off and the power resumes, the range will begin
to operate again. Once the power resumes, reset the clock and
oven function.
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