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KitchenAid ARCHITECT SERIES II Use & Care Manual

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Kitchen_kid
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ELECTRIC RANGE
ARCHITECT
_ SERIES II
For questions about features, operation/performance,
parts, accessories
or service, call: 1-800-422-1230
or visit our website at www.kitchenaid.com
In Canada, call for assistance, installation
and service, call: 1-800-807-6777
or visit our website at www.KitchenAid.ca
Table of Contents ............................................................................................................
2
Models
KERS807
KESK901
KESS907
KESS908
YKERS807
YKESS907
YKESS908
W10162196A

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  • Page 1 _ SERIES II For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230 or visit our website at www.kitchenaid.com In Canada, call for assistance, installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at www.KitchenAid.ca Table of Contents ......................
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS RANG E SAFETY ................OVEN USE ..................The Anti-Tip Bracket ..............Aluminum Foil ................Bakeware ..................PARTS AND FEATURES ..............Meat Thermometer ..............COOKTOP USE ................Temperature Probe (on convection models) ......19 Ceramic Glass (on some models) ..........Oven Vent ...................
  • Page 3: Range Safety

    RANGE SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are 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 potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4 iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS [] Protective Liners - Do not use aluminum foil to line surface WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow unit drip bowls or oven bottoms, except as suggested in basic precautions, including the following: the manual.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES This manual covers several different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed. The locations appearances of the features shown here may not match those of your model. Glass Touch-Activated Electronic Oven Control Panel (Models KESS908 and YKESS908) A.
  • Page 6 Range ............I ff / / i: A. Dual-size oval element E. Dual-size element Parts and Features not shown J. Temperature probe jack (not shown) (on some models) B. Triple-size element F Electronic cooktop touch controls K. Door gasket Broiler pan and grid C.
  • Page 7 Glass Touch-Activated Electronic Oven Control/Cooktop Knob Control Models Electronic Custom Control Knob (Models KERS807, YKERS807, KESS907 and YKESS907) A. Surface Iocator and indicator light D. Left front cooktop element control F Right front cooktop element control (dual-size element) (single element) B.
  • Page 8 Range A. Dual-size element Parts and Features not shown D. Ceramic surface cooking area I. Temperature probe jack (rear element also dual on E. Selectable simmer feature (not shown) (on some models) electronic control models) (electronic knob control only) (available on standard control Broiler pan and grid B.
  • Page 9: Cooktop Use

    COOKTOP USE Cookware designed with slightly indented bottoms or small expansion channels can be used. Make sure the bottoms of pots and pans are clean and dry before using them. Residue and water can leave deposits The surface cooking area will glow red when an element is on. It when heated.
  • Page 10: Home Canning

    Use the following chart as a guide when setting heat levels. SETTING RECOMMENDED When c anning forlong periods, alternate theuseofsurface cooking a reas, elements orsurface b urners between batches. DUAL and TRIPLE- • Large diameter cookware. This allows t ime forthemost r ecently used areas t ocool. SIZE ELEMENTS •...
  • Page 11 To Use: 1. Touch ON/OFE 2. Touch the "+" pad twice for KEEP WARM. When finished cooking, touch ON/OFF to turn surface cooking area off. Simmer The Simmer function is available on all the surface cooking elements. It has an adjustable heat setting for more precise simmer control.
  • Page 12 Use the following chart as a guide when setting heat levels. Hot Surface Indicator Lights SETTING RECOMMENDED The Hot Surface Indicator Lights are located next to each of the DUAL-SIZE ELEMENT • Large diameter cookware. cooktop touch controls. The Hot Surface Indicator Lights will glow as long as any surface cooking area is too hot to touch, •...
  • Page 13 The Dual-Size Elements offer flexibility depending on the size of Use the following chart as a guide when setting heat levels. the cookware. Single size can be used in the same way as a SETTING RECOMMENDED regular element. The dual size combines both the single and outer element and is recommended for larger size cookware.
  • Page 14 "O Fire Hazard A. Single size Turn off all controls when done cooking. Failure to do so can result in death or fire. The cooktop controls can be set to anywhere between HI and A. Single size B. Dual size The Dual-Size Elements offer flexibility depending on the size of Push in and turn to the desired heat setting.Use the following the cookware.
  • Page 15: Glass Touch-Activated Electronic Oven Control

    POWER ON Lights Hot Surface Indicator Light The hot surface indicator light will glow as long as any surface Each control knob has a POWER ON light. The light will glow when its control knob is on. cooking area is too hot to touch, even after the surface cooking area(s) is turned off.
  • Page 16: Oven Displays

    Style 2 (Standard K nobControls System) A. Oven settings E. Start (control lock) J. Stop time E Off B. Oven display K. Cook time (length of cooking time) L. Self-clean C. Clock/Time of day display G. Options selection pad H. Clock set/start D.
  • Page 17 OPTIONS Cooking Time Completion Tones ON/OFF All tones are preset to ON, but can be turned OFE To change: Press OPTIONS, then 4 to turn tones OFR To turn The OPTIONS selection pad allows you to access special tones ON, press OPTIONS again, and then 4. functions within the Electronic Oven Control that allow you to customize the product to your needs.
  • Page 18 2. Press COOK TIME. To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration: 1. Press OPTIONS, and then 6 to set the calibration. 3. Press the number pads to enter the length of Sabbath Mode time, up to 11 hours 59 minutes. 2. Press 3 to increase the temperature, or press 6 to decrease the temperature.
  • Page 19: Oven Use

    OVEN USE Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few times, or when it is heavily soiled. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to On models without a temperature probe, use a meat the fumes given off.
  • Page 20: Bakeware

    1. Press the number pads to enter a probe temperature. To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, raise the front probe temperature can be set between 130°F and 190°F edge, and then lift out. Use the following illustration and charts as (54°C and 88°C).
  • Page 21: Aluminum Foil

    To Bake or Roast: Variable Temperature Broiling Before baking and roasting, position racks according to the Changing the temperature when Variable Temperature Broiling "Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section. allows more precise control when cooking. The lower the temperature, the slower the cooking. Thicker cuts and unevenly For baking, allow the range to preheat before placing food in the shaped pieces of meat, fish and poultry may cook better at lower oven.
  • Page 22 To Use: When using convection temperature conversion for BAKED GOODS and OTHER FOODS, allow the oven to preheat before placing food in the oven. In a convection oven, the fan-circulated hot air continually 1. Press MEATS, BAKED GOODS or OTHER FOODS. distributes heat more evenly than the natural movement of air in a 2.
  • Page 23 CONVECTION ROASTING CHART Convection Roast can be used to roast meat and poultry, and bake foods, such as yeast breads, pies, loaf, bundt and tube FOOD/RACK COOK TIME OVEN TEMP. INTERNAL cakes on a single rack. During convection roasting, the bake and POSITION (min.
  • Page 24: Convection Broil (On Some Models)

    FOOD/RACK COOK TIME OVEN TEMP. INTERNAL POSITION (min. per FOOD TEMP. 1 Ib [454 g]) Proofing bread prepares the dough for baking by activating the Chicken*, Rack Position 2 yeast. Follow the recipe directions as a guide. Whole To Proof: 3-5 Ibs 20-25 325°F (163°C)
  • Page 25: Clock/Timer Display

    3. Press WARM DRAWER OFF when finished. To Set a Cook Time and Stop Time (Delay Start): Before setting, make sure the clock is set to the correct time of Warming Drawer Settings: day. See "Clock/Timer Display" section. The warming drawer is preset for a "low" temperature, but can be Press BAKE, CONVECT BAKE or CONVECT ROAST.
  • Page 26: Range Care

    RANGE CARE How the Cycle Works IMPORTANT: The heating and cooling of porcelain on steel in the oven may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks and popping sounds. The Self-Cleaning cycle uses very high temperatures, burning soil to a powdery ash. The oven is preset for a 2 hour 30 minute clean cycle, however the time can be changed.
  • Page 27 Rub creme into surface with a damp paper towel or soft Cleaning Method: cloth. Continue rubbing until white film disappears. Scratches • KitchenAid _ Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish and abrasions do not affect cooking performance and after (sample included): many cleanings become less noticeable.
  • Page 28: Warming Drawer (On Some Models)

    Make sure drawer is cool. panel. Cleaning Method: OVEN CAVITY • KitchenAid _ Stainless Steel Cleaner and Polish (sample included): Do not use oven cleaners. See "Assistance or Service" section to order. Food spills should be cleaned when oven cools. At high •...
  • Page 29 For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven The storage drawer can be removed. Before removing, make sure door. However, if removal is necessary, make sure the oven is off drawer is cool and empty. and cool. Then, follow these instructions. The oven door is heavy. To Remove: To Remove: 1.
  • Page 30: Cooktop Controls - Touch-Activated Custom Control Temperature Management System

    TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate Oven will not operate • Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded • Is the electronic oven control set correctly? See "Glass outlet.
  • Page 31: Assistance Or Service

    For further assistance • Use and maintenance procedures. If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with • Accessory and repair parts sales. any questions or concerns at: • Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors...
  • Page 32: In The U.s.a

    YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR PROVINCE TO PROVINCE. If outside the 50 United States and Canada, contact your authorized KitchenAid dealer to determine if another warranty applies. If you need service, first see the "Troubleshooting"...