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TO THE INSTALLER: PLEASE LEAVE THIS
INSTRUCTION
BOOK WITH THE UNIT.
TO THE CONSUMER:
PLEASE READ AND
KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
IKJtchen,_id"
FOR THEWAY IT'S MADE."
Table of Contents
(complete)
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2
A Note to You ................
3
Range Safety
.............. 4-7
Getting to Know
Your Range
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8
Using and Caring
for Your Cooktop
........ 12
Using and Caring
for Your Oven
.............. 21
Using EASY CONVECT"
Conversion
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39
Using the Self-
Cleaning
Cycle
............ 54
Troubleshooting
......... 58
Requesting
Assistance
or
Service
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61
Index
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62
Warranty
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64
1-800-422-1230
Call us with questions
or comments.
KITCHENAID ® THERMAL-CONVECTION
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Gas Freestanding and Slide-ln Ranges
Models:KGRT507B
KGST307B
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PART NO. 9751683 Rev. E

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  • Page 1 TO THE INSTALLER: PLEASE LEAVE THIS 1-800-422-1230 INSTRUCTION BOOK WITH THE UNIT. Call us with questions or comments. TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ AND KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. KITCHENAID ® THERMAL-CONVECTION Gas Freestanding and Slide-ln Ranges Models:KGRT507B KGST307B PART NO. 9751683 Rev. E...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    - ble of Contents A Note to You ..........Adjusting oven temperature ....33 Range Safety .......... Using the temperature probe ....34 Getting to Know Your Range ....8 Using CONVECT FULL MEAL .... 37 Feature locations ........Using EASY CONVECT Conversion .........
  • 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 . nge Safety Your safety is important to us. This symbol alerts you to hazards such as This guide contains safety symbols and fire, electrical shock, statements. Please pay special attention to or other injuries. these symbols and follow any instructions given.
  • Page 5 Safety General • Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. Personal injury • Install or locate the range only in could result. Reset oven controls to the accordance with the provided Installa- off position in the event of a power failure. tion Instructions.
  • Page 6 • Grease is flammable. Do not allow must be made by a KitchenAid servicer or qualified agency. grease to collect around cooktop or in vent. Wipe spillovers immediately. • Disconnect the electrical supplyand gas supply at the shutoff valve near range before servicing the range.
  • Page 7 . nge Safety • Do not use water on grease fires. Never • Do not use oven cleaners. No commercial pick up a flaming pan. Smother flaming oven cleaner or oven liner protective pan on range by covering with a well- coating of any kind should be used in or fitting lid, cookie sheet, or flat tray.
  • Page 8: Feature Locations

    ffing to Know Your Range 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 9 __._tting to Know Your Range Model KGRT507B Surface light (p. 19) vent Surface (p. 1O) burners ------. (pp. 12 and 16) Electronic oven control Surface (p. 21) burner controls Automatic (pp. 13 and 18) oven light switch Anti-tip (p. 53) (p.
  • Page 10: The Oven Vent

    Getting to Know Your Range 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.
  • Page 11: The Anti-Tip Bracket

    Geffing to Know Your Range 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 Connect anti-tip bracket to the range.
  • Page 12: Using And Caring For Your Cooktop

    Natural Gas. If you wish to use L.P. gas, an L.P. Gas Conversion Kit (Part No. 9752401) is available from your KitchenAid dealer or authorized parts distributor. The conversion must be done by a qualified service technician.
  • Page 13 If the spark ignitor still fails to operate, call your Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard nearest authorized KitchenAid servicer. 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 14 r{.]sing and Caring for Your Cooktop Until you get used to the settings, use the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. SETrlNG RECOMMENDED • To start foods cooking. •...
  • Page 15: Energy Saving Tips

    sing and Caring for Your Cooktop 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 16: Caring For Your Cooktop

    CUsing and Caring for Your Cooktop Caring for your cooktop 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 17 _sing and Caring for Your Cooktop Adjusting the height of top 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 1/4inch high.
  • Page 18 ' sing and Caring for Your Cooktop Explosion Hazard Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, fire, or burns. Cleaning your cooktop PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Control Sponge and warm, •...
  • Page 19: Using And Replacing The Surface Light

    "Using and Caring for Your Cooktop Using and replacing the surface light (Model KGRT507B) Replacing the surface light: The surface light is in the backguard. It is controlled by the Surface Light Command 1. Unplug appliance or disconnect at Pads on the control panel. The On Com- main power supply.
  • Page 20 _sing and Caring for Your 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 21: Using The Electronic Oven Control

    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. Your model may not have all the features shown on the control display.
  • Page 22 sing and Caring for Your Oven Fahrenheit/celsius Changing audible signals • You can set your oven to cook in Audible signals tell you if a function is Celsius instead of Fahrenheit by open- entered correctly or not. They also tell you ing the oven door, then pressing BROIL for when a cycle is completed.
  • Page 23 . sing and Caring for Your Oven In case of a power failure If a power failure occurs, the oven will automatically run the Favorite Cycle set Your oven will not work during a power in Convect Full Meal when power is back failure.
  • Page 24: Oven Settings

    sing and Caring for Your Oven To end the Sabbath mode: What your oven will do while in the Sabbath mode: • Open the door, then press CANCEL/ • The time display will show "SAbb" to tell OFF for 1 second. Next, press and hold you that the oven is in the Sabbath mode.
  • Page 25: Setting The Clock

    ¢{._sing and Caring for Your Oven SETI'ING 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 26: Using The Timer

    r{.]sing and Caring for Your 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.
  • Page 27: Baking Or Convection Baking

    r sing and Caring for Your Oven YOU SEE 4. When time is up, turn off Timer. When time is up, you will hear four tones (if tones are not turned off - see page 22). Press the Timer Cancel pad to clear the display.
  • Page 28 _sing and Caring for Your Oven 2. Choose baking setting. PRESS YOU SEE PRESS YOU SEE PRESS YOU SEE 3. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than 350°F for Bake or 300°F for Convection Bake.
  • Page 29: Roasting

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven Roasting NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. See "Range Safety" on page 5 for more information. 1. Prepare oven. Position the rack properly. For correct rack placement, see "Rack positions" on page 31.
  • Page 30: Cooking Tips

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven 4. Start oven. PRESS YOU SEE NOTES: • After the temperature reaches 170°F, the temperature display will show the actual oven temperature at each 5°F increase and stop at the set ("Lo" is displayed temperature.
  • Page 31 r{.]sing and Caring for Your Oven Rack positions Rack placement for specific foods: 'For rack positions, see "Rack positions" in :)revious 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 32 sing and Caring for Your Oven Roasting tips • Spatter can be reduced by lining the • You can reduce roastingtimes and bottom of the roasting pan with lightly temperatures for most standard recipes crushed aluminum foil. when using the Convection Roast setting. •...
  • Page 33: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven Adjusting oven temperature Although your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If, after using the oven for a period of time, you are not satisfied with the baking/roasting results, you can change the offset tempera- ture by following the steps below.
  • Page 34: Using The Temperature Probe

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven How to determine the amount ADJUST BY THIS of adjustment needed TO COOK NUMBER OF DEGREES The following chart tells you how much FOOD ... (FAHRENHEIT) to adjust the offset temperature to get A little more +5 to +10 the desired cooking results.
  • Page 35 r sing and Caring for Your Oven PRESS YOU SEE 5. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set an internal food temperature (from 130°F-190°F) other than 160°F. NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for internal (example shows 150°F internal food temperature recommendations.
  • Page 36 _sing and Caring for Your Oven • If you want to change the probe tempera- ture after cooking has begun, repeat Steps 6, 5, and 8, in that order. At Step 6, you will be prompted for a new probe tempera- ture.
  • Page 37: Using Convect Full Meal

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven Using CONVECT FULL MEAL 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 38 sing and Caring for Your Oven 5. When the Convect Full Meal YOU SEE cycle is done: Four tones will sound, followed by four reminder tones every minute until you open the door, remove the probe, or press the Cancel/Off pad (if the reminder tone is not disabled).
  • Page 39: Using Easy Convect Conversion

    ¢ sing and Caring for Your Oven Using EASY CONVECT" Conversion NOTE: The converted temperatures EASY CONVECT Conversion lets you convection cook without entering convection times are not precise because the food cook temperatures and times. Simply enter categories you choose from are general. the standard cook temperature and time for (See "EASY CONVECT Conversion setting the food to be cooked.
  • Page 40 _sing and Caring for Your Oven PRESS YOU SEE 4. Enter standard cook time. 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 41: Broiling

    r{._sing and Caring for Your Oven EASY CONVECT Conversion setting 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 42 _sing and Caring for Your Oven PRESS YOU SEE 4. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to use variable temperature broiling (see below). NOTE: See "Thermal broiling chart" on page 45 for temperature recommendations. (example shows 325°F broiling temperature) 5.
  • Page 43: Convection Broiling

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven Convection broiling 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" on page 45 for recommended rack positions.
  • Page 44 _sing and Caring for Your 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 45 sing and Caring for Your Oven Thermal broiling chad: The recommended rack position is numbered lowest (1) to highest (5). Preheat broiler for 5 minutes before placing food in oven. APPROXIMATE RACK TIME (MINUTES) MEAT POSITION TEMPERATURE SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Steak, 1"...
  • Page 46: Med Cooking

    ¢/.]sing and Caring for Your 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 47 :Using and Caring for Your Oven PRESS 4. Press Cook Time pad. YOU SEE (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 48 _sing and Caring for Your Oven YOU SEE 3. Set temperature (optional). 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 temperature setting in Convection...
  • Page 49: Dehydrating

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven PRESS YOU SEE 8. Press Start pad. When start time is reached: YOU SEE Vertical bar on display will get shorter as cook time counts down. YOU SEE 9. When baking/roasting is done: "End" will show on the display. Four tones will sound, followed by four short reminder tones every minute until you open the door or press the...
  • Page 50 * 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 and following the instructions and telephone prompts you hear.
  • Page 51: Raising (Proofing) Bread

    _sing and Caring for Your 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 52: Cleaning Your Oven And Controls

    r sing and Caring for Your Oven Cleaning your oven and controls PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Control knobs Sponge and warm, • Turn knobs to OFF and pull straight soapy water away from control panel. • Wash, rinse, and dry thoroughly. Do not soak.
  • Page 53: Using And Replacing The Oven Light(S)

    _sing and Caring for Your Oven PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Oven door glass Paper towel and spray • Make sure oven is cool. glass cleaner • Follow directions provided with the cleaner. Warm, soapy water, and • Wash, wipe with clean water, and dry a nonabrasive, plastic thoroughly.
  • Page 54: Before You Start

    .]sing the Self-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 55: Before Setting The Controls

    _sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle • 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 56 _sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle YOU SEE 4. After the Self-Cleaning cycle ends: To delay cleaning start time: PRESS YOU SEE 1. Press Clean pad. A 31/_-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 31/2hours later than time of day - shown in start time display)
  • Page 57: 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 58 Have you set the control knob or electronic control correctly? servicer to reconnect range to gas supply. (See Installation Instructions.) Is the range properly connected to gas supply? Contact an authorized KitchenAid Is the flow of combustion and/or ventilation air to the cooktop blocked?
  • Page 59: 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 60: Assistance Or Service

    15 seconds and'pressing and holding Number Pad 6 for 5 seconds. • The range is not grounded. Call a KitchenAid service technician to ground the range. If none of these items was causing your problem, see "Requesting Assistance or Service"...
  • Page 61 58-60*: • Contact the Major Appliance Consumer • Call the KitchenAid Consumer Assistance Action Program (MACAP). MACAP is a group of independent consumer experts that voices consumer views at the highest 1-800-422-1230 levels of the major appliance industry.
  • Page 62 ndex This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the page(s) on which you can find each topic. TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE ANTI-TIP BRACKET ........ COOKWARE Canning ..........ASSISTANCE ........... Pans ............BAKING DEHYDRATING ........
  • Page 63: Index

    Index TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE STORAGE DRAWER Power failure ......... When to use .......... Removing ..........Replacing ..........TEMPERATURE PROBE SURFACE BURNERS Cleaning ..........Caps ..........16, 18 Connecting to oven ....... Control knobs ........13, 18 Inserting in food ........Flame ........
  • Page 64: Warranty

    PURCHASE. by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. 7/95 KITCHENAID DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CON- SEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

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