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and Care Guide
TO THE INSTALLER:
PLEASE
LEAVE THIS
INSTRUCTION'BOOK
WITH THE UNIT.
TO THE CONSUMER:
PLEASE
READ
AND KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE
REFERENCE.
KitchenAid
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A Note to You ............................................
2
Range Safety ..............................................
3
Parts and Features ....................................
6
Using the surface units ............................
g
Cookware tips ........................................
11
Home canning information ..................... 13
Caring for your cooktop .........................
13
Setting the clock ....................................
22
Using the timer .......................................
22
Oven settings .........................................
24
Cooking tips ...........................................
25
Bake or Convection Bake ...................... 27
Broil ........................................................
29
Convection Broil .....................................
31
Convection Roast ..................................
32
Adjusting oven temperature ................... 33
Using the temperature probe ................. 35
Using Convect Full Meal ........................ 37
Timed cooking .......................................
42
Dehydrating ............................................
45
Raising (proofing) bread ........................ 47
Oven lights .............................................
51
Resetting circuit breakers ...................... 51
Cycle ............... 52
Before you start .....................................
52
Before setting the controls ..................... 53
For best cleaning results ....................... 55
How the cycle works ..............................
55
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56
........ 59
Warranty ...................................................
64
In the U.S.A. for assistance or service, call
the Consumer Assistance center:
1-800-422-1230
In Canada for assistance or service,
see page 60.
Models:
9753843
KITCHENAID ®Electric Ranges
KERC507
YKERC507
www.kitchenaid.com

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    In the U.S.A. for assistance or service, call INSTRUCTION'BOOK WITH THE UNIT. the Consumer Assistance center: TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ 1-800-422-1230 AND KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE In Canada for assistance or service, REFERENCE. see page 60. KITCHENAID ®Electric Ranges Models: KERC507 YKERC507 9753843 www.kitchenaid.com...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    KITCHENAID e appliance! T_an_._ou 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 3: Range Safety

    . nge Safety Your safety and 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.
  • Page 4 Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of • Storage in or on the Range - fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, Flammable materials should not be or damage when using the range, stored in an oven or near surface units. follow basic precautions, including eDo Not Use Water on Grease Fires - the following:...
  • Page 5 - nge Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Glazed Cooking Utensils - Only • Placement of Oven Racks - Always place oven racks in desired location certain types of glass, glass/ceramic, while oven is cool. If rack must be moved ceramic, earthenware, or other while oven is hot, do not let potholder glazed utensils are suitable for...
  • Page 6 Ports and Features Feature locations Cooktop li! Control panel unit (coil or ceramic Warm zone t - glass top) Automatic oven light switch Broil element (not shown) - Bake element storage (not visible) (containing pan and grid) Oven racks Model and number plate tOn Some Models Control panel...
  • Page 7: Parts And Features

    Parts and Features , ,if The oven vent The oven door vent Oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the door Hot air and moisture escape from the oven vent during certain oven modes. Some through a vent on the lower left side of the condensation may be observed occasionally.
  • Page 8 Parts and Features The storage drawer Replacing the storage drawer: You can remove the storage drawer to make it easier to clean under the range. Use care when handling the drawer. Removing the storage drawer: Drawer slide rail 1. Fit ends of drawer slide rails into the drawer guides on both sides of opening.
  • Page 9: Using And Caring For Your Cooktop

    (Using and Caring for Your Cooktop Using the surfaceunits Fire Hazard Turn off all controls when done cooking. Control knobs Failure to do so can result in death or fire. Push in control knobs before turning them to a setting. Set them anywhere between HI and OFF.
  • Page 10 Using and Caring for Your Cooktop Dual-size cooktop surface Simmer Feature (some models) element (some models) The Simmer feature is an adjustable setting simmering of foods. The switch, which allows for more precise when in the "OFF" position, operates at normal wattage (1800 W).
  • Page 11: Cookware Tips

    Using and Caring for Your Cooktop • Wiping off the cooktop before and after To use the small element for smaller pans: Push in and turn control knob to the left each use will help keep the surface free (counterclockwise) to the desired setting in from stains and give you the most even the area marked "SINGLE".
  • Page 12: Characteristics Of Cookware Materials

    'dsing and Caring for Your Cooktop Characteristics of cookware materials The pan materialaffects how fast heat transfers from the surface cookingarea through the pan material and how evenly heat spreads over the pan bottom. Choose pans that providethe best cooking results. Aluminum •...
  • Page 13: Home Canning Information

    r ing and Caring for Your Cooktop Home canning information ce.wow Surface unit • Use the entire surface ("DUAL" setting) of • When canning for long periods of time, allow the left front surface cooking area for best o elements and the surrounding surfaces to results.
  • Page 14 fusing and Caring for Your Cooktop Cleaning tips How to keep your cooktop looking like new: What to use: • Cooktop Polishing Creme included with IF THERE ARE WHAT TO DO your cooktop with a paper towel or clean, damp sponge. This creme has been Sugary spills To prevent...
  • Page 15: Using And Replacing The Cooktop Light

    Using and Caring for Your Cooktop ri=i,if ,,,if, Using and replacing the cooktop light (on some models) The fluorescent light is on the top of the If the cooktop light still does not work, control panel. The cooktop light switch is on you may need to replace the starter.
  • Page 16: Using And Caring For Your Oven

    sing and Caring 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. Using the electronic oven control Oven display Timed and delayed...
  • Page 17 ' sing and Caring for Your Oven Fahrenheit/Celsius To set your oven to cook in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit: 1. Press and hold BROIL for 5 PRESS seconds. Repeat to change from Celsius to Fahrenheit. If you need to convert temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa, you can refer to this chart:...
  • Page 18 '_sing and Caring for Your Oven Using the control lock The control lock prevents unwanted use of the oven by disabling the control panel command pads. NOTES: • Control lock is only available when oven is not in use or control has not been set. •...
  • Page 19 Using and Caring for Your Oven Using the Sabbath mode What 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 20 r sing and Caring for Your Oven Setting your range for the Sabbath If you want to set your range to meet "no work" requirements for the Sabbath, first turn on the Sabbath mode (see 'qo enable the Sabbath mode" earlier in this section). Then follow these steps: Turn the oven light andlor surface light (if available) on...
  • Page 21 _ sing and Caring for Your Oven 5. Press and hold Number Pad 6 PRESS YOU SEE for 5 seconds, "START?" appears on the display. (or 163°C) 6. Press START. PRESS YOU SEE "SAb" appears on the display. To end the Sabbath mode and turn off the oven: 1.
  • Page 22: Setting The Clock

    r_sing and Caring for Your Oven Setting the clock NOTE: If an oven function is active or programmed, you cannot change the clock. 1. Press CLOCK SET/START. PRESS YOU SEE 2. Set time. PRESS YOU SEE 3. Start clock. PRESS YOU SEE If time has not been entered correctly, three short tones will sound and "Err"...
  • Page 23 r_sing and Caring for Your Oven 2. Set time. PRESS YOU SEE (example shows a 7-hour timer setting) 3. Start Timer. PRESS YOU SEE The Timer will begin counting down immediately after you press TIMER SET/START or START. 4. When time is up, turn off Timer. YOU SEE When time is up, you will hear four tones (unless the audible signals have been...
  • Page 24: Oven Settings

    Using and Caring for Your Oven Oven settings This chart tells you when to use each setting. It also explains what elements heat up for each setting. SETTING DIAGRAM SETTING INFORMATION BAKE • The bottom element and outer top Use this setting for baking element heat up.
  • Page 25: Cooking Tips

    r sing and Caring for Your Oven Cooking tips Baking tips For proper cooking, follow these guidelines: The hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all parts of • When using one rack, place the rack so the oven.
  • Page 26 Using and Caring for Your Oven • When baking on two or three racks, use Using aluminum foil the convection bake setting for more even • Do not line the oven bottom with any results. (You can, however, use only one type of foil, liners, or eookware.
  • Page 27: Bake Or Convection Bake

    Using and Caring for Your Oven • After reading the thermometer once, • Use the convection roasting rack on the push it further into the meat 1/2 inch broiler pan (both included with your range). (1.3 cm) or more and read again. If the (The convection roasting rack rests on the temperature...
  • Page 28 _-_sing and Caring for Your Oven 2. Choose baking setting. PRESS YOU SEE (or 177°C) PRESS YOU SEE (or 149°C) 3. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to set a tempera- ture other than 350°F (177°C) for Bake or 300°F (149°C) for Convection...
  • Page 29: Broil

    '_sing and Caring for Your Oven Broil NOTE: Preheating is not necessary when broiling, unless your recipe recommends 1. Position rack. See "Broiling chart" later in this section for recommended rack positions. 2. Put food in oven. Race food on grid in broilerpan and place in center of the oven rack.
  • Page 30 '_sing and Caring for Your Oven 5. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to use variable temperature broiling (see "Variable temperature broiling" later in this section). NOTE: See "Broiling chart" (example shows later in this section for temperature 325°F [163°C] broiling recommendations.
  • Page 31: Convection Broil

    "Using and Caring for Your Oven Broiling guidelines Broiling rack positions • Use only the broiler pan and grid provided. They are designed to drain extra juices from the cooking surface. This drainage helps prevent spatter and smoke. • To make sure the juices drain well, do not cover the grid with foil.
  • Page 32: Convection Roast

    r_ sing and Caring for Your Oven 4. Choose CONVECTION BROIL. PRESS YOU SEE (or 235°C) 5. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to set a temper- ature (up to 500°F [260°C]) other than 450°F (232°C).
  • Page 33: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    _[sing and Caring for Your Oven 3. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to set a temperature other than 300°F (149°C), NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for tempera- ture recommendations. (example shows 325°F [163°C] temperature setting)
  • Page 34 Using and Caring for Your Oven 1. Press and hold BAKE for 5 PRESS YOU SEE seconds. The display shows 0°F (-18°C) and "COOK TEMP". (or -18°C) 2. Set the new offset temperature. PRESS YOU SEE Press BAKE to increase the setting, Press BROIL to decrease the setting, (example when making oven IO°F [or 6°C] hotter)
  • Page 35: Using The Temperature Probe

    '_sing and Caring for Your Oven Using the temperature probe The Temperature Probe is the most accu- NOTES: rate guide to the degree of doneness of • Do not use the Temperature Probe when meat. Use it when baking, roasting any type broiling, convection broiling, dehydrating, of meat or poultry, or cooking casseroles or raising bread.
  • Page 36 Using and Caring for Your Oven 6. Choose cook setting. PRESS YOU SEE • BAKE, • CONVECTION BAKE, • CONVECTION ROAST (example for Bake) (or 177°C oven temperature/660C internal temperature) 7. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to set an oven temperature other than the one displayed.
  • Page 37: Using Convect Full Meal

    q_sing and Caring for Your Oven Burn Hazard Use an oven mitt to remove temperature probe. Do not touch broil element. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns. 9. After cooking, unplug probe. The probe symbol will remain lit until you unplug the Temperature Probe.
  • Page 38 _._ sing and Caring for Your Oven PRESS 3. Press desired Number pad. YOU SEE Use the "Convect full meal chart" later in this section as your guide for selecting a cycle. NOTES: (example for cycle 1) • You can change the Convect Full Meal cycle any time before...
  • Page 39 fusing and Caring for Your Oven Convect Full Meal chart CYCLE CONVECTION OVEN TIME OR NUMBER CYCLE TEMP PROBETEMP FOOD OR MEAL Conv. Bake 350°F 45 rain Meal # 1: Chicken pieces, Fruit (177°C) crisp, Vegetable casserole Conv. Bake 350°F 1 hr Meal # 2: Macaroni and cheese,...
  • Page 40: Using Easy Convect

    Using and Caring for Your Oven Bakeware choices Baking performance is affected by the type of bakeware used. Use the bakewara size recommended in the recipe. BAKEWARE TYPE BEST USED FOR GUIDELINES Light colored aluminum • Light golden crusts • Use temperature and time •...
  • Page 41 Using and Caring for Your Oven PRESS YOU SEE 2. Press one of three EASY CONVECT Conversion Pads. Example for Meats: 3. Enter standard cook PRESS YOU SEE temperature. (example showing 325°F [163°C] - cooking without temperature probe) 4. Enter standard cook time. PRESS YOU SEE NOTES:...
  • Page 42: Timed Cooking

    Using and Caring for Your Oven 8. When stop time is reached YOU SEE (delayed cooking only): Four tones will sound, followed by four reminder tones every minute (unless the audible signals have been disabled), until you open the door, remove the probe, or press CANCEL/OFF.
  • Page 43 _._sing and Caring for Your Oven _'.J PRESS YOU SEE 3. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than the one displayed. NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for tempera- ture recommendations.
  • Page 44 '_sing and Caring for Your Oven 2. Choose cook setting. PRESS YOU SEE • BAKE, • CONVECTION BAKE, or • CONVECTION ROAST (or 149°C) (example for Convection Roast) 3. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than the one displayed.
  • Page 45: Dehydrating

    '_sing and Caring for Your Oven 8. Press START. PRESS YOU SEE When start time is reached: YOU SEE Vertical bar on display will get shorter cook time counts down. 9. When baking/roasting is done: YOU SEE "End" will show on the display. Four tones will sound, followed by four short reminder tones every minute (unless the audible signals have been disabled), until you...
  • Page 46 The dehydration spacer (Part No. 814166) or the dehydration kit which includes racks and a spacer (Part No. 4395974) can be ordered from your local KitchenAid dealer, or by calling 1-800-422-1230 (in Canada, 1-800- 461-6681) and following the instructions and telephone prompts you hear.
  • Page 47: Raising (proofing) Bread

    _.]sing and Caring for Your Oven Raising (proofing) bread NOTE: If you do not turn off oven after You can use your convection oven to proof bread. For more information, see the proofing bread, the oven will keep running until you press CANCEL/OFF. convection oven cookbook provided with your range.
  • Page 48 r sing and Caring for Your Oven Broiling chart - Press BROIL. -The recommended rack position is numbered lowest (1) to highest (5), - Refer to "Broil" section For best results, place food 3 inches (7.62 cm) or more from the broiling element. -Turn food over approximately two-thirds of the way through the total cooking time;...
  • Page 49: Cleaning Your Oven And Controls

    Using and Caring for Your Oven Cleaning your oven and controls Explosion Hazard Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Control knobs •...
  • Page 50 Using and Caring for Your Oven PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Oven racks Steel-wool pad and • Wash, rinse, and dry thoroughly. warm, soapy water The Self-Cleaning • Leave in oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. cycle NOTE: Racks will permanently discolor become harder to slide if left in oven during the Self-Cleaning...
  • Page 51: Oven Lights

    Using and Caring for Your Oven Oven light(s) Replacing standard oven light(s) Your oven may have one or two standard located on back wall: oven lights on the back wall. The oven 1. Unplug range or disconnect power. light(s) will come on when you open the oven door.
  • Page 52: Uslngthe Self-cleaning Cycle

    (Using the Self-CleaningCycle Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Do not use commercial oven cleaners in your oven. Failure to follow th_se instructions can result in burns, or illness from inhaling dangerous fumes.
  • Page 53: Before Setting The Controls

    Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle • The cooktop rear elements will not work during the Self-Cleaning cycle on Canadian models. • Heating and cooling of porcelain on steel may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks and popping sounds. Before seffing the confrols •...
  • Page 54 Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle To delay cleaning start time: 1. Press CLEAN. PRESS YOU SEE A 31/2-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 31/=hours later than time of day - shown in start time display) 2.
  • Page 55: For Best Cleaning Results

    '_/sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle YOU SEE 6. After the Self-Cleaning cycle ends: NOTE: If a function is requested while the door is locked, the timer will display "Too Hot". Wait until your door has unlocked to' use your oven. PRESS YOU SEE To stop the Self-Cleaning cycle at any time:...
  • Page 56 oubleshooting This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. It outlines possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to solve each problem. If you still need assistance or service, call our Consumer Assistance Center (in the U.S.A., see page 59; in Canada, see page 60) for help or calling for service.
  • Page 57: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting WHATTO PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE Level the range. (See Installation Cookware is not Range is not level Instructions.) level on the Use cookware with flat bottoms. range (Check Cookware does not have flat see if liquids bottom. level in cook- ware.) Excessive heat Cookware is not the correct...
  • Page 58 rYroubleshooting PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE WHAT TO DO The display is There has been a power Reset the clock. (See page 22.) showing "PF" failure. A letter followed Press CANCEL/OFF. If the code by the number does not disappear, call for service. shows on the (See "Requesting Assistance or display (for...
  • Page 59: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Please include a daytime phone number KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at: in your correspondence. KitchenAid Brand Home Appliances Consumer Assistance Center c/o Correspondence Dept.
  • Page 60 (see the "A Note to You" section). This informa- warranty service, anywhere in Canada. tion will help us to better respond to your request. To locate the KitchenAid designated service company in your area, you can Our consultants provide assistance with: also look in your telephone directory •...
  • Page 61 Notes...
  • Page 64: Warranty

    Consumer Assistance Center telephone number, 1-800-422-1230, from anywhere in the U.S. For service in Canada, call 1-800-807-8777. 9753843 ® Registered Tredemark/TM Trademark of KitchenAid U.S.A., 4/99 © 1999 KitehenAid KitchenAid Canada licensee in Canada Printed in U.S,A.

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