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KitchenAid YKGRTS07 Use And Care Manual

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Use and Care Guide
Table of Contents
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....... 7
Using and Caring
for Your Cooktop
....... 11
Using and Caring
for Your Oven
.............. 20
Using the Self-
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In the U.S.A. for assistance
call the Consumer
In Canada for assistance
or service,
see page 68.
Gas Freestanding and Slide-in Ranges
PART NO. 9752684 Rev. A
lVlodels: YKGRTS07



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    BOOK WITH THE UNIT. TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ AND In Canada for assistance KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. or service, see page 68. KITCHENAID* THERMAL-CONVECTION* Gas Freestanding and Slide-in Ranges lVlodels: YKGRTS07 YKGST307 PART NO. 9752684 Rev. A KGRTS07 KGST307...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    of Contents A Note to You ..........Adjusting oven temperature ....37 Range Safety .......... Using the temperature probe ....39 Parts and Features ........Using CONVECT FULL MEAL .... 42 Feature locations ........Using EASY CONVECT* Conversion ......... The oven vent ........Broiling ..........
  • Page 3: A Note To You

    KITCHENAID* appliance! KitchenAid designs the best tools for the most important room in your house. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care guide. It contains valuable information concerning how to operate and maintain your new appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 4 Safety Your safety the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 5 Safety iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS ®Do Not Leave Children Alone - Children Use Proper Pan Size - The range is should not be left alone or unattended in equipped with one or more surface units area where the range is in use. They of different size.
  • Page 6 Safety SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS iMPORTANT • Use Care When Opening Door - Let hot For self-cleaning ranges - air or steam escape before removing or • Do Not Clean Door Gasket - The door replacing food. gasket is essential for a good seal. Care Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers should be taken not to rub, damage, or - Build-up of pressure may cause...
  • Page 7: Feature Locations

    and Featu This section tells you what features your range has and where they are located. It also discusses some convenience features that you should know about, but which are not needed to operate the range. Please review this information before using your range. To help you find information on specific parts or features quickly, page references are included.
  • Page 8 _affs and Features Models KGRT507 and YKGRT507 Surface light (p. 18) Oven vent Surface (p. 9) burners (the style of your Electronic grates may vary) oven control (pp. 11 and 15) (p. 20) Surface Automatic burner oven light controls switch (pp.
  • Page 9: The Oven Vent

    __a#s and Features The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent in the center rear of the cooktop. Do not block the vent by using Burn Hazard large pans or covers. Poor baking/roasting and combustion can result. Use pot holders when touching items left near oven vent.
  • Page 10: The Anti-Tip Bracket

    _ artsand Features The anti-tip bracket The range will not tip during normal use. However, tipping can occur if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip bracket properly secured. Tip Over Hazard A child or adult can tip the range and be killed. Connect anti-tip bracket to rear range foot.
  • Page 11: Usingthe Surfaceburners

    Caring for Your " Cookfop This section tells you how to operate the controls to the cooktop. It also discusses how the sealed gas burner cooktop works, and includes tips on how to cook with and maintain the cooktop. Usingthe surfaceburners When to use the left rear and Your cooktop has sealed gas burners with...
  • Page 12 If the spark ignitor still fails to operate, call your nearest Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard authorized KitchenAid servicing outlet. Do not operate with a yellow flame. Proper grounding and polarity are neces- sary for correct operation of the electric Doing so can result in death, ignition system.
  • Page 13 _sing and Caring forYour Cookfop in case of a prolonged power Until you get used to the settings, use the failure following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the Surface burners can be manually lighted. control knob down to continue cooking.
  • Page 14: Energy Saving Tips

    ¢ sing and Caring forYour Cookfop Energy saving tips Although the energy used for cooking is • Cook with a minimum of liquid or fat to usually a very small percentage of the total help shorten cooking time. energy used in the home, cooking energy •...
  • Page 15: Caring For Your Cooktop

    sing and Caring forYour Cookfop Caring for your ¢ookfop To clean burners and burner caps: Your cooktop is designed for ease of care. You can do most cleaning with items found around the home. Cleaning your cooktop Burner cap whenever spills or soiling occur will help to keep it looking and operating like new.
  • Page 16 cL._sing a nd Caring forYour Cookfop Adjusting the heightoftop burner flames Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard Do not operate with a yellow flame. Doing so can result in death, heart attack, or convulsions. The LO burner flame should be a steady blue flame approximately ¼...
  • Page 17 sing and Caring forYour Cooktop Explosion Hazard Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Cleaning your cookfop PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Turn knobs to OFF and pull straight away from Control Sponge and warm, •...
  • Page 18: Usingand Replacing Thesurfacelight

    ¢_sing and Caring forYour Cookfop Usingand replacing thesurfacelight (Models KGRT507 and YKGRT507) Replacing the surface light: The surface light is in the backguard. It is controlled by the Surface light pads on the 1. Unplug range or disconnect power. control panel. The ON pad turns on the light immediately and keeps it on until you press OFF.
  • Page 19 _sing and Caring forYour Cooktop 5. If the surface light still does not work, you may need to replace the starter. The starter is a knob-shaped part located on the right side of the backguard, under the light tube. To remove and replace the starter, first remove light tube.
  • Page 20 for Your Oven This section tells you, step by step, how to operate all oven functions controlled by the electronic control. Carefully follow these instructions, along with the cooking tips and cleaning information, for successful use of your range. Your model may not have all the features shown on the control display.
  • Page 21 _sing and Caring forYour Oven Fahrenheit/Celsius To set your oven to cook in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit: 1. Open the door. PRESS 2. Press Cancel/Off pad. 3. Press the Number Pads 1, 2, PRESS and 3, in that order. 4. Press BROIL. PRESS PRESS 5.
  • Page 22: Using And Caring For Your Oven

    sing and Caring forYour Oven if you need to convert temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa, you can refer to this chart: Temperature replacement values 38°C=100°F 163°C=325 °F 60°C=140°F 177°C=350 °F 66°C =150 °F 191°C=375°F 77°C =170 °F 204°C=400°F 93°C=200°F 218°C=425 °F...
  • Page 23 _sing and Caring forYour Oven PRESS 3. Press the Number Pads 1, 2, and 3, in that order. PRESS 4. Press Timer Set/Start pad. 5. Start oven. PRESS "Snd" and "Off' will appear on the display. Repeat Steps 1-5 to turn the signals back "Snd"...
  • Page 24 c . sing and Caring forYour Oven Using the control lock The control lock prevents unwanted use of the oven by disabling the control panel command pads. NOTES: o Control lock is only available when oven is not in use or control has not been set. Control lock will not disable the Timer.
  • Page 25 ¢_sing and Caring forYour Oven Using the Sabbath mode Whaf your oven will do while in the Sabbath mode: • The time display will show "SAb" to tell you that the oven is in the Sabbath mode, • The ON Indicator Light will light up when the burner turns on and ON will go off when the burner turns off.
  • Page 26 sing and Caring forYour Oven Setting your range for the Sabbath t If you want to set your range to meet "no work" requirements for the Sabbath, first turn on the Sabbath mode (see "To enable the Sabbath mode" earlier in this section). Then follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 27 _sing and Caring forYour Oven 6. Press and hold Number Pad 6 PRESS YOU SEE for 5 seconds. "START?" appears on the display. 7. Press START. PRESS YOU SEE "SAb" appears on the display. To end fhe Sabbofh mode and furn off fhe oven: 1.
  • Page 28: Oven Settings

    ¢ sing and Caring forYour Oven Starting an operation In case of a power failure After programming a function, you must Your oven will not work during a power failure. Do not try to relight the oven. Wait function. If you do not press the for the power to come back on before using press the Start pad to start the Start pad within 5 seconds of...
  • Page 29: Setting The Clock

    c_._sing a nd Caring forYour Oven SETTING DIAGRAM SETTING iNFORMATiON CONVECTION BROIL • The broil burner lights up. Use this setting for broiling During broiling, the burner will turn thick cuts of meat. on and off to maintain the oven temperature.
  • Page 30: Using The Timer

    sing and Caring forYour Oven 3. Start clock. PRESS YOU SEE if time has not been entered correctly, three short tones will sound and "Err" will be displayed. The display will show the closest valid time. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to re-enter the time of day. NOTE: You can clear the time of day from the display by opening the door then pressing and holding CLOCK SET/...
  • Page 31: Baking Or Convection Baking

    ¢_sing and Caring forYour Oven YOU SEE 4. When time is up, turn off Timer. When time is up, you will hear four tones (unless the audible signals have been disabled). Press the Timer Cancel pad to clear the display. To change the timer during its operation: 1.
  • Page 32 c . sing and Caring forYour Oven PRESS YOU SEE 2. Choose baking setting. (or 177°C) PRESS YOU SEE (or 149°C) PRESS YOU SEE 3. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than 350°F (177°C) for Bake or 300°F (149°C) for Convection Bake.
  • Page 33 c_._sing a nd Caring forYour Oven Roasfing NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. See "Range Safety" for more information. 1. Prepare oven. Position the rack properly. For correct rack placement, see "Rack positions" later in this section.
  • Page 34: Roasting

    sing and Caring forYour Oven 4. Start oven. PRESS YOU SEE NOTES: • After the temperature reaches 170°F (77°C), the temperature display will show the actual oven temperature at each 5°F (3°C)increase and stop at ("Lo" is displayed the set temperature. One long tone will after 5 seconds sound when oven is preheated.
  • Page 35 ¢ sing and Caring forYour Oven Rack positions Rack placement for specific foods: (For rack positions, see "Rack positions" in 3revious column.) RACK FOOD POSITION Frozen pies Angel food and bundt cakes, most quick breads, yeast 1 or 2 breads, casseroles, meats Cookies, biscuits, muffins, 2 or 3 cakes, nonfrozen pies...
  • Page 36: Roasting

    sing and Caring forYour Oven Roasting tips You can reduce roasting times and • Spattercan be reduced by lining the bottomoftheroasting pan withlightly temperatures for most standard recipes crushed aluminum foil. when using the Convection Roast setting. • Use an accurate meat thermometer See recipe adaption chart or convection- roasting chart in your convection oven...
  • Page 37: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    _sing and Caring forYour Oven Adjusting oven temperature Although your new oven is properly adjusted NOTE: DO NOT measure oven temperature to provide accurate temperatures, it may with a thermometer. Opening the oven door cook faster or slower than your old oven. will lower the oven temperature and give you If, after using the oven for a period of time, an inaccurate reading.
  • Page 38 sing and Caring forYour Oven 5. Start oven. PRESS YOU SEE The display shows 0°F (-18°C) and "COOK TEMP." (or -18°C) PRESS YOU SEE 6. Set the new offset temperature, Press BAKE to increase the setting. Press BROIL to decrease the setting. (example when making oven 10°F [or 6°C] hotter) 7.
  • Page 39: Usingthe Temperature Probe

    _sing and Caring forYour Oven Usingthe temperature probe NOTES: The Temperature Probe is the most accurate guide to the degree of doneness of meat. Use • Do not use the Temperature Probe when it when baking, roasting any type of meat or broiling, convection broiling, dehydrating, poultry, or cooking casseroles with liquid.
  • Page 40 ° . sing and Caring forYour Oven PRESS YOU SEE 5. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set an internal food temperature (from 130°F [54°C] to 190°F [88°C])other than 160°F (71°C). NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for internal (example shows 150°F [66°C] food temperature recommendations.
  • Page 41 c_._sing a nd Caring forYour Oven o If you want to change the probe temperature after cooking has begun, repeat Steps 6, 5, and 8, in that order. At Step 6, you will be prompted for a new probe temperature. You may also change the oven temperature at this point by pressing the Bake pad again.
  • Page 42: Using Convect Fullmeal

    C Ising and Caring forYour Oven Using CONVECT FULLMEAL Convect Full Meal lets you choose from among 10 preset oven convection cooking cycles, all using the convection fan. These cycles store commonly used cooking times, cooking temperatures, and probe tempera- ture settings.
  • Page 43 c_._sing a nd Caring forYour Oven 5. When the Convect Full Meal YOU SEE cycle is done: Four tones will sound, followed by four reminder tones every minute (if the audible signals have not been disabled), until you open the door, remove the probe, or press the Cancel/Off pad.
  • Page 44: Using Easy Convect* Conversion

    c . sing and Caring forYour Oven When programming your own cycle: 1. Start with meat or main dish items (times 3. Choose vegetables and fruits last. are more critical with these items). 2. Choose baked goods with bake tempera- tures similar to those of meat or main dish items.
  • Page 45 r_._sing a nd Caring forYour Oven 4. Enter standard cook time. PRESS YOU SEE NOTES: • This step is not needed when using the temperature probe. • To delay convection cooking, after (example showing 1 hour) Step 4, press the Stop Time pad and enter the desired stop time.
  • Page 46: Broiling

    sing and Caring forYour Oven EASY CONVECT* Conversion seffing chart EASY CONVECT SETTING FOODS YOU CAN COOK WITH THIS SETTING Baked Goods Cakes, cookies, muffins, quick breads, biscuits, yeast bread Meats Roasts, ham, whole chicken, chicken pieces, chops, meat loaf NOTE: Turkey or large poultry are not included because their cooking times vary.
  • Page 47 ¢_.!sing a nd Caring forYour Oven PRESS YOU SEE 4. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to use a broiling temperature other than 500°F (260°C) (see "Variable temperature broiling" later in this section). NOTE: See "Thermal broiling chart" (example shows 325°F later in this section for temperature [163°C] broiling...
  • Page 48: Convection Broiling

    sing and Caring forYour Oven Convection broiJing Convection broiling is actually high- temperature convection roasting. Use this setting when broiling thick cuts of meat. Results are similar to those you get when using a rotisserie. 1. Position rack. See "Thermal broiling chart" later in this section for recommended rack positions.
  • Page 49 c_._sing a nd Caring forYour Oven 6. After preheating, put food in oven. Place food on grid in broiler pan and place in center of the oven rack. Turn the pan so the long side is parallel to the oven door for the most even heat and the best airflow.
  • Page 50 . sing and Caring forYour Oven Thermal broilingchaff: The recommended rackposition i snumbered lowest(I) to highest (5). Preheatbroiler for 5 minutes before placing food in oven. APPROXIMATE RACK TIME (MINUTES) MEAT POSITION TEMPERATURE SIDE I SIDE 2 Steak, 1" (3 cm) thick 500°F (260°C) •...
  • Page 51: Timed Cooking

    ¢_sing and Caring forYour Oven Timed cooking The electronic clock/oven control will turn the oven on and off at times you set, even when you are not around. Food Poisoning Hazard Delayed time baking/roasting is ideal for Do not let food sit in oven more than foods which do not require a preheated one hour before or after cooking.
  • Page 52 _sing and Caring forYour Oven PRESS YOU SEE 4. Press Cook Time pad. (start time display will light up, showing time of day) 5. Set cook time. PRESS YOU SEE (example shows 2-hour cook time with stop time now 2 hours later than time of day) 6.
  • Page 53 c_._sing a nd Caring forYour Oven 3. Set temperature (optional). YOU SEE PRESS Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than the one displayed. NOTE: See a reliable cookbook your convection oven cookbook temperature recommendations. (example shows 325°F [163°C] temperature setting...
  • Page 54: Dehydrating

    Racks are not included with the oven. KitchenAid dealer, or by calling Contact a local store handling specialty 1-800=422=1230 and following the instruc- cookware. A dehydration kit which tions and telephone prompts you hear.
  • Page 55 The dehydration spacer (Part No. 814166) can be ordered from your local KitchenAid dealer, or by calling 1-800-422-1230 and following the instructions and telephone prompts you hear.
  • Page 56: Raising (Proofing) Bread

    _sing and Caring forYour Oven 7. Start oven. PRESS YOU SEE NOTES: • if you want to change the dehydrating temperature after dehydrating has begun, repeat Steps 5, 6, and 7. • The fan will be delayed for 1 minute to provide good ignition.
  • Page 57: Cleaning Your Oven And Controls

    ¢ sing and Caring forYour Oven Cleaningyouroven and ¢onfrols Explosion Hazard Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Control knobs Sponge and warm, ®Turn knobs to OFF and pull straight soapy water...
  • Page 58 C ]sing and Caring forYour Oven PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Oven racks Steel-wool pad and o Wash, rinse, and dry thoroughly. warm, soapy water The Self-Cleaning Leave in oven during Self-Cleaning cycle cycle. NOTE: Racks will permanently discolor and become harder to slide if left in oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 59: Using And Replacing The Oven Light(S)

    _sing and Caring forYour Oven Usingand replacingthe oven Hght(s) Replacing oven lights Your oven may have a standard oven light or two side halogen lights. The oven light(s) (models with side halogen lights): will come on when you open the oven door. 1.
  • Page 60: Cycle

    theSelf-Cleaning Cycle The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand- cleaning the oven interior. Like the other functions of your oven, you operate the Self-Cleaning cycle with the easy-to-use electronic control. To use this cycle properly, follow the step-by-step instructions in this section.
  • Page 61: Beforesetting T Hecontrols

    _sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle o Do not insert any object into the opening of the protective shield that surrounds the ignitor. Also, do not clean this area. Doing either could result in product damage. Protective shield Do not use your cooktop during the Self- around ignitor Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 62 _sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle 4. After the Self=Cleaning cycle YOU SEE ends: To delay cleaning start time: 1. Press Clean pad. PRESS YOU SEE A 3½-hour Self-Cleaning cycle will be set. (The first 3 hours are for cleaning, the last 30 minutes are for cooling.) (stop time display shows time 3Y2hours later than time of day - shown in start time display)
  • Page 63: For Best Cleaning Results

    Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle When the start time is reached: YOU SEE NOTE: After 30 minutes, the broil burner symbol will turn off and the bake burner symbol will turn on. 6. After the Self=Cleaning cycle YOU SEE ends: NOTE: You can run a second Self- Cleaning cycle right after "DOOR LOCKED"...
  • Page 64 bieshoofing Most cooking problems often are caused by little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Check the lists below and on the next two pages before calling for assistance or service. If you still need help, see "Requesting Assistance or Service" on page 67.
  • Page 65: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Other problems and their causes: PROBLEM CAUSE The oven will not " You have not set the electronic control correctly. Refer to operate the section in this manual describing the function you are operating. You have programmed a delayed start time. Wait for the start time to be reached or cancel and reset the control.
  • Page 66: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    roubleshoofing PROBLEM CAUSE The control knob(s) o You are not pushing in before turning. will not turn The Self-Cleaning cycle • You have programmed a delayed start time. Wait for the start time to be reached or cancel and reset the control. will not operate ,, The cooling fan is not running.
  • Page 67: Assistance Center

    Call your dealer or the repair service he recommends. "Troubleshooting"sectiont: o Call the KitchenAid Consumer Assistance _ All service should be handled locally by the dealer from whom you purchased the unit or an 1-800-422-1230 authorized KitchenAid servicer.
  • Page 68 ATLANTIC PROVINCES 1-800-565-1598 For furfher assistance If you need further assistance, you can write Please include a daytime phone number in to KitchenAid Canada with any questions your correspondence. or concerns at: Consumer Relations Department KitchenAid Canada 1901 Minnesota Court...
  • Page 69 Thisindexisalphabetical. It contains allthetopicsincluded inthismanual, alongwiththe page(s) o nwhichyoucanfindeachtopic. TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE ANTI-TIP BRACKET ........ COOKWARE Canning ..........ASSISTANCE ........67, 68 Pans ............BAKING DEHYDRATING ........Aluminum foil ........5, 35 Pans ............EASY CONVECT* Conversion ....44 Setting cycle .........
  • Page 70 TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE STORAGE DRAWER Power failure ......... When to use .......... Removing ..........Replacing ..........TEMPERATURE PROBE SURFACE BURNERS Cleaning ..........Caps ..........15, 17 Connecting to oven ....... Control knobs ........12, 17 Inserting in food ........Flame ........
  • Page 71: Warranty

    "Requesting Assistance or Service" section. In the U.S.A., call our Consumer Assistance Center at 1-800422-1230. In Canada, call KitchenAid Canada at one of the telephone numbers listed in the "Requesting Assistance or Service" section. KitchenAid Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022-2692 U.S.A.

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