Cooktop and/or oven lights (some
models) does not work.
Oven smokes excessively during
Poor baking results.
Self-cleaning cycle does not work.
Soil not completely removed after
Flames inside oven or smoking from
Replace or tighten bulb. See Changing Cooktop and/or Oven Lights (some
models) in this Owner's Guide for instructions.
Control(s) not set properly. Follow instructions under Setting Oven Controls.
Make sure oven door is opened to broil stop position.
Meat too close to the element. Reposition the rack to provide proper clearance
between the meat and the element. Preheat broil element for searing.
Meat not properly prepared. Remove excess fat from meat. Cut remaining fatty
edges to prevent curling, but do not cut into lean.
Grid on broiler pan wrong side up and grease not draining. Always place grid on
the broiler pan with ribs up and slots down to allow grease to drip into pan.
Grease has built up on oven surfaces. Regular cleaning is necessary when broiling
frequently. Old grease or food spatters cause excessive smoking.
If baked food items are too dark on top or bottom, allow the oven to preheat to
the set temperature before placing food in the oven. Make sure the proper rack
position is used when baking food. Set temperature 25°F lower than recommended.
If food is not done after recommended time, increase set temperature by 25°F.
Control(s) not set properly. Follow instructions under Oven Cleaning.
Self-cleaning cycle was interrupted. Follow steps under "Stopping or Interrupting
a Self-Cleaning Cycle" under Oven Cleaning.
Failure to clean bottom, front top of oven, frame of oven or door area outside
oven seal. These areas are not in the self-cleaning area, but get hot enough to
burn on residue. Clean these areas before the self-cleaning cycle is started. Burned-
on residue can be cleaned with a stiff nylon brush and water or a nylon scrubber.
Be careful not to damage the oven gasket.
Excessive spillovers in oven. Set self-clean cycle for a longer cleaning time.
Excessive spillovers in oven. This is normal, especially for high oven temperatures,
pie spillovers or large amounts of grease on bottom of oven. Wipe up excessive
spillovers before starting cycle. If flames or excessive smoke are present, stop the
self-clean cycle and follow steps under "Stopping or Interrupting a Self-Cleaning
Cycle" in the Oven Cleaning section.