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Maytag CRE9900ACB Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 OWN ERS MAN UAL...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Page For Future Reference ................Consumer Publications ................Important Safety Instructions ..............Electronic Clock and Oven Control ............• Setting the Clock and Timer .............. Surface Cooking ..................• Using Your Ceramic Glass Surface ............. • Cookware Considerations ..............
  • Page 3 FOR FUTURE REFERENCE Congratulations on your choice of a Maytag For future reference we suggest you retain this manual after recording the model number electric range! As you your new range we serial number of this electric range in the spaces...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Do Not Use Water Infbrmation in this Safet-v Instrnction section on Grease Fires: eovers all electric cooking appliances. You mav Smother the fire or find some infbrmation that does not pertain flame or use a dD_ your particular appliance.
  • Page 5 handle of a California to cause cancer or reproductive harm, utensil should and requires businesses to warn customers be positioned so potentkd exposures to such substances. it is turned Users of this appliance are hereby warned that inward, and when the applianee is engz_ged in the self-clean does not extend cycle there may be some low-level exposure...
  • Page 6 Additional Information: After the appliance On some models, a fan should be heard during installed, be certain all packing materials the self-dean cycle. If not, cancel the clean cycle removed from the appliance before operating and call a qualified technician before self- the unit.
  • Page 7: Electronic Clock And Oven Control

    CLOCK AND OVEN CONTROL Cancel The electronic clock and oven control on your Maytag range is used for the time-of-day doek, Press this pad to cancel all operations except the timer, bake, broil, delay' start and self-clean time-of-day clock and timer. If you are ever functions.
  • Page 8: Setting The Clock And Timer

    SURFACE COOKING You may also press this pad to recall the current time-of-da}: For example, if the timer is counting down in the display, press the CLOCK Using Electronic Controls pad to return the current time to the display. Your range is equipped with touch control pads The timer will continue to count down and a...
  • Page 9: Using Your Ceramic Glass Surface

    Cooking Areas We suggest that you start with a lower heat setting then gradually increase the setting until The four cooking areas on your Maytag range are you find the optimum setting. Boilovers are identified by permanent patterns...
  • Page 10: Cookware Considerations

    Cookware Considerations The ceramic glass cooking area retains heat for a period of time after the element has been turned Regardless of the cooking surface used, the off. Put this residual heat to good use. Turn the eookavare material, construction and size can element offa few minutes...
  • Page 11 Material Tile pan material determines how evenly and quickly heat is transferred frorn the heat source to the pan bottom. Some widely used pan materials are: Aluminum Excellent heat conductor. Some |hod ,_iI1 cause it to darken or pit. Anodizing improves stain resistance. Often used as a bottom coating to improve the heating of other pan materials.
  • Page 12: Using Your Oven

    USING YOUR OVEN To remove: Be sure the rack is cool. Pull the EveD' oven has its own characteristics. You may find that tile cooking times and temperatures rack straight out until it stops. Tilt the front end you were accustomed to -Mth your pre_4ous up and continue puIling the rack out of the oven.
  • Page 13: Baking

    Baking Preheating Preheating is necessary for proper baking results. General Baking Tips It is not neeessa_, _br broiling or roasting. Allow Baking results will generally be best when you the oven to heat until the desired oven use tested recipes from reliable cookbooks. temperature is reached as sho'_,_ in the clock_...
  • Page 14 Baking Chart You may find these guidelines helpful when comparing the baking times, temperatures and oven rack positions of commonly baked foods. Pan Size Rack Position ° Temperature °F Time °_ Product & Type Cake 9" 2, 3 or 4 350 °...
  • Page 15 Common Baking Problems Causes If you have eareihlIy folIowed the basic instructions and still experience poor results, these suggestions may be helpful. _lem ... Cause :Problem Cause Baking or roasting time too Excesslrce : i: ii ..:: Too little leavening. : or_tlng+: :: : short.
  • Page 16: Roasting

    Roasting Place the meat fat-side-up on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Placing the meat on a rack holds it Roasting is the method l[br cooking large, tender out of the drippings, thus allowing better heat cuts of meat uncovered, without adding...
  • Page 17: Broiling

    Broiling The distance from the heat source depends the thickness of the meat. Thin cuts (3/4 to 1 Broiling is a method of cooking used fbr tender inch) should be placed 2-3 inches from the heat; steaks, chops, hamburgers, ch.icken, fish, and thicker cuts should be placed 3-5 inches from some fruits and vegetables.
  • Page 18: Delay Start Oven Cooking

    4. Follow the suggested times in the broiling At the end of the preset cooking time, the oven chart on the previous page. _dll autornatieally turn off and !!eep. 5. Check the doneness by cutting a slit in the meat near the center to cheek the colon Example: Food is to cook for 11/2 hours at 350°F.
  • Page 19: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Example: Food is to cook tbr 2V2 hours at 300°F. You _4sh Ceramic Glass Surface the food to be cooked by 6:00. 1. Press the COOK TIME pad. WARNING: Before cleaning, be certain all the elements are turned off and the cooktop is cool.
  • Page 20: Self-Clean Oven

    Do not use oven cleaners or oven liner Do not allow plastics, aluminum }bil, or fc)ods _4th a high sugar content on a warm or hot protective coatings of any kind on the eooking area. They will melt and adhere to the self-clean oven finish or around...
  • Page 21 If the oven racks were lef} in the oven during the To Interrupt or Reset self-clean cycle and do not slide smoothly; v_4pe Clean Cycle the racks and embossed rack supports (on the If tile door has not locked, the lock lever can be oven walls) with a small amount of vegetable moved completely to the left to cancel the cycle, to restore...
  • Page 22: Range Cleaning Chart

    RANGE CLEANING CHART Cleaning Agents* Many different cleaning agents are recommended for the various parts of the ranges. The following brand names m_, help you to make an appropriate selection: 1. Mild abrasive cleaners such as Bon Ami, Soft Scrub, Bar Keepers Friend, Cameo. 2.
  • Page 23 Range Cleaning Chart (continued) Part Cleaning Agents Tips and Preeautions Glass Oven Door Soap and water Avoid using excessive amounts of water which may seep Glass cleaners under or behind glass. Metal Finishes and Trim Soap and water Do not use oven cleaner or abrasive agents. Mild abrasive cleaners Remove stubborn soil with a paste of mild abrasive cleaner and water.
  • Page 24: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Leveling Legs Light Replacement Some floors are not level. For proper baking, Before replacing the light bulb, disconnect your range must be level. The leveling legs are power to the range. Be sure the bulb is cool. Do not touch a hot bulb with a damp cloth as the located on each eorner of the base of the range.
  • Page 25: Oven Door

    Oven Door Storage Drawer Do not place excessive weight on an open oven The storage drawer at the bottom of the range is door or stand on an open oven door as, in some a safe and convenient plaee for storing metal and glass eookware.
  • Page 26: Before You Call For Service

    BEFORE YOU CALL FOR SERVICE • Is there 1 to 2 inches of space between pans Check these points if... and the oven walls? Arc the range and oven Part or all of your electric range does racks level? operate •...
  • Page 27: Warranty

    Call. or write the MAYTAG dealer from whom your appliance was purchased or the authorized service firm designated _, the dealer: If you have moved from the selling dealer_ service area call or write any authorized MAYTAG dealer or authorized service firm at your new location. Cheek the telephone directory yellow pages to identify the dealer or service firm in your area.

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