IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
NEVER use this appliance as a space heater to
heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in
carbon monoxide poisoning.
NEVER cover any slots, holes or passages in the
oven bottom or cover an entire rack with materials
such as aluminum foil. Doing so blocks air flow
through the oven and may cause carbon monoxide
poisoning. Aluminum foil linings may trap heat,
causing a fire hazard.
Stepping, leaning or sitting on the door or
drawers of a range can result in serious injuries
and also cause damage to the appliance. DO NOT
allow children to climb or play around the range. The
weight of a child on an open oven door may cause the
range to tip, resulting in serious burns or other injury.
Storage in or on appliance—flammable materials
should not be stored in an oven, near surface
units or in the storage drawer, warmer drawer or
lower oven. This includes paper, plastic and cloth
items, such as cookbooks, plasticware and towels, as
well as flammable liquids. Do not store explosives, such
as aerosol cans, on or near the range.
DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN ALONE —children should
not be left alone or unattended in the area where
appliance is in use. They should never be allowed to sit
or stand on any part of the appliance, including the
storage drawer, lower broiler drawer, warmer drawer or
lower double oven.
Do not store items of interest to children in the
cabinets above a range or on the backguard of
the range. Children climbing on the range to reach
items could be seriously injured.
• Remove the oven door from any unused range if it
is to be stored or discarded.
•User servicing—Do not repair or replace any part of
the appliance unless specifically recommended in
the manuals. All other servicing should be done only by a
qualified technician, This may reduce the risk of personal
injury and damage to the range.
For electric ignition models only: Do not attempt to
operate the range during a power failure. If the
power fails, always turn off the range. If the range is not
turned off and the power resumes, the range will begin
to operate again. Once the power resumes, reset the
clock and oven function.
• DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE BURNERS, AREAS NEAR
THESE BURNERS, OVEN BURNERS OR INTERIOR
SURFACES OF THE OVEN. Both surface and oven
burners may be hot even though flames are not
visible. Areas near surface burners may become hot
enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not
touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials
touch these areas until they have had sufficient time
to cool. Among these areas are the cook top,
surfaces facing the cook top, the oven vent openings
and surfaces near these openings, oven door and
• Wear proper apparel—loose-fitting or hanging
garments should never be worn while using the
appliance. Do not let clothing or other flammable
materials contact hot surfaces.
• Do not use water or flour on grease fires—
smother the fire with a pan lid, or use baking
soda, a dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat
or grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
• Use dry potholders - moist or damp potholders
on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam.
Do not let potholders touch hot heating elements. Do
not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a
• Do not heat unopened food containers - buildup
of pressure may cause container to burst and
result in injury.