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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.
Kitchen kid
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FOR THE WAY IT'S MADE?
A Note to You ............................................
2
Range Safety ..............................................
3
Parts and Features ....................................
6
Using the surface units ............................
9
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 yeu start ::::-.._z .......................... 52
53
"Settingthe _:ontro-T_._::.....,.i. ................. 53
For best cleaning.r_.u,s
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55
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56
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Warranty "'""_'_T::.:.'':'""""_
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In the U.S.A. for assistance dr service, call
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the Consumer Assistance canter:
1-800-422-1230
In Canada for assistance or service,
see page 60,
KITCHENAID ®Electric Ranges
Models:
KERC507
YKERC507
9753843A
www.kitchenald.com

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    INSTRUCTION BOOK WITH THE UNIT..the Consumer Assistance canter: 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 9753843A www.kitchenald.com...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    Tf_alzkyou 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

    Safety safety safety important. Your of others is very 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 4 kgnge Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of • Storage in or on the Range - Flammable materials should not be fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, stored in an oven or near surface units. or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including •...
  • Page 5 Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Placement of Oven Racks - Always • Glazed Cooking Utensils - Only 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 contact hot heating element in oven.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    Parts and Features Feature locations Cooktop light t Control panel (coil or ceramic glass top) Warm zonet Automatic oven light switch - Broil element (not shown) Anti-tip bracket_ Removable -Bake element storeg, (not visible) (containing pan and grid) Oven racks Model number plate 1"OnSome Models...
  • Page 7 _)arts and Features The oven vent The oven door vent Oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven Hot air and moisture escape from the door through a vent on the lower left side of the vent during certain oven modes. Some backguard.
  • Page 8 Parts and Features The storage drawer You can remove the storage drawer to make Replacing the storage drawer: 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 surface units 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 fusing 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 To use the smell element for smaller pans: • Wiping off the cooktop before and after 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

    Using and Caring for Your Cooktop Characteristics of cookware materials The pan material affects how fast heat transfersfrom 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

    Using and Caring for Your Cooktop Home canning information cen_o_ "_.----------- Surface unit • Use the entire surface ("DUAL" setting) of • When canning for long periods of time, allow the left front surface cocking area for best elements and the surrounding surfaces to results.
  • Page 14 Using and Caring for Your Cooktop How to keep your cooktop looking Cleaning tips 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 To prevent pitting on Sugary spills developed especially for cleaning and...
  • Page 15: Using And Replacing The Cooktop Light

    _.]sing and Caring for Your Cooktop 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

    Using and Caring for Your Oven This section tetls 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 Time of day/ Oven display...
  • Page 17 Using and Caring for Your Oven Fahrenheit/Celsius To set your oven to cook in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit: 1. Press 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: Temperature...
  • Page 18 r_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 fusing 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 "To enable the Sabbath mode" earlier in this section). Then follow these steps: 1.
  • Page 21 Using 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) PRESS 6. Press START. YOU SEE "SAb" appears on the display, To end the Sabbath mode and turn off the oven: 1.
  • Page 22: Setting The Clock

    fusing and Caring for Your Oven Setting the clock NOTE: If an oven function is active or programmed, you cannot change the clock. PRESS YOU SEE 1. Press CLOCK SET/START. 2. Set time. PRESS YOU SEE PRESS YOU SEE 3. Start clock.
  • Page 23 ___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. YOU SEE 4.
  • 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 SEI-rlNG INFORMATION BAKE • The bottom element, inner and outer top element heat up, Use this setting for baking and heating casseroles.
  • Page 25: Cooking Tips

    RrrJ 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 • When using one rack, place the rack so the oven for even heat to reach all parts of the top of the food will be centered in the the oven.
  • Page 26 r sing and Caring for Your Oven Using aluminum foil • When baking on two or th_=e racks, use • Do not line the oven bottom with any the convection bake setting for more even type of foil, liners, or cool(ware. results.
  • 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 V2 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 drops, return the meat to the broiler pan, not inside it.) The long side of...
  • Page 28 II r,4E Using and Caring for Your Oven PRESS 2. Choose baking setting. 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 Bake.
  • Page 29: Broil

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven Broil NOTE" Preheating is not necessary when broiling, unless your recipe recommends it. 1. Position rack. See =Broiling chart" later in this section for recommended rack positions. 2. Put food in oven. Place food on grid in broiler pan and place in center of the oven rack.
  • Page 30 r_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" L.__..__J 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. •...
  • Page 32: Convection Roast

    Im r, 4€ '_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

    Using and Caring for Your Oven temperature (optional). 3. Set 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 O°F or O°C in the Celcius mode and "COOK TEMP". (or 0°C) 2. Set the new offset temperature, PRESS YOU SEE Press BAKE to increase the setting.
  • Page 35: Using The Temperature Probe

    r_sing and Caring for Your Oven Using the temperature probe NOTES: The Temperature Probe is the most accu- rate guide to the degree of doneness of • Do not use the Temperature Probe when meat. Use it when baking, masting any type broiling, convection broiling, dehydrating, of meat or poultry, or cooking casseroles or raising bread.
  • Page 36 r sing and Caring for Your Oven PRESS YOU SEE 6. Choose cook setting. • BAKE, • CONVECTION BAKE, or • CONVECTION ROAST (example for Bake) (or 177°C oven temperatureJ66°C internal temperature) PRESS YOU SEE temperature (optional). 7. Set Do this step if you want to set an oven temperature other than the one displayed.
  • Page 37: Using Convect Full Meal

    Using 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 r_sing and Caring for Your Oven 3. Press desired Number pad. PRESS YOU SEE Use the "Convect full meal chart" later in LL__J this section as your guide for selecting a cycle. NOTES: • You can change the Convect Full Meal (example for cycle 1) cycle any time before pressing START by repeating Step 3.
  • Page 39 r sing and Caring for Your Oven ;onvect full meal chart CYCLE CONVECTION OVEN TIME OR NUMBER CYCLE TEMP PROBE TEMP FOOD OR MEAL Conv. Bake 325°F 1 hr Meal#l: Spinach and (162°C) ricotta stuffed meat loaf Baked potatoes, Fall apple cake Cony.
  • Page 40: Using Easy Convect R" Conversion

    fusing and Caring for Your Oven Bakeware choices Baking performance is affected by the type of bakeware used. Use the bakeware 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 2. Press one of three EASY YOU SEE CONVECT Conversion Pads. Example for Meats: PRESS YOU SEE 3. Enter standard cook temperature. (example showing 325°F [163°C] - cooking without temperature probe) 4. Enter standard cook time.
  • Page 42: Timed Cooking

    r_sing 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 Using and Caring for Your Oven 3. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE 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 Using and Caring for Your Oven PRESS YOU SEE 2. Choose cook setting. • BAKE, • CONVECTION BAKE, or • CONVECTION ROAST (or 149°C) (example for Convection Roast) temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE 3. Set 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 temper-...
  • Page 45: Dehydrating

    r.Jl¢ r_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 as cook time counts down. baking/roasting 9. When is done: YOU SEE "End" witl 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

    r 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.
  • 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. PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Control knobs Sponge and warm, •...
  • 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 and become harder to slide if left in oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle, Apply a small amount of vegetable oil to the side rungs...
  • 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: Using The Self-cleaning Cycle

    sing the Self-Cleaning Cycl 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 these instructions can result in burns, or illness from inhaling dangerous fumes.
  • Page 53: Before Setting The Controls .l

    c/._sing 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 setting the controls •...
  • Page 54 fusing the Self-Cleaning Cycle To delay cleaning start time: 1. Press CLEAN. PRESS YOU SEE A 31.,_-hour S elf-Cleaning cycle will be set. (The first 3 hours are for cleaning, the last 30 minutes are for cooling.) (stop time display shows time 31/2hours later than time of day - shown In start time display) YOU SEE...
  • Page 55: .iii

    r 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...
  • Page 56: Troubleshodtlng

    '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 PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE WHAT TO DO Cookware is not Range is not level Level the range, (See Installation level on the Instructions.) range (Check to Cookware does not have flat Use cookware with flat bottoms. see if liquids are bottom.
  • Page 58 Troubleshooting 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 As,s_"ervice

    • Installation information. If you need replacement parts If you need to order replacement parts, every new KITCHENAID _ appliance. To we recommend that you only use factory locate factory specified replacement parts in specified parts. These parts will fit right...
  • Page 60 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. Consumer Relations Department KitchenAid Canada 1901 Minnesota Court...
  • Page 61 Notes...
  • Page 62 Notes...
  • Page 63 Notes...
  • Page 64 11,98 KITCHENAID AND KITCHENAID CANADA DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.

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