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GE JKP18 Owner's Manual

Ge electric convection built-in oven owner's manual
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Safety Instructions
. . . . . . . . .3-5
Operating Instructions
Clock and Timer . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Proofing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
Sabbath Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Thermostat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
and Roasting . . . . . . . . .13, 18, 19
Using the Oven . . . . . . . . . . .6-23
Broiler Pan and Grid . . . . . . . . .25
Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Lift-Off Oven Door . . . . . . . . . .24
Light Bulb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Oven Floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Probe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Removing Packaging Tape . . . .23
Stainless Steel Surfaces . . . . . . .28
Self-Cleaning Oven . . . . . . .22, 23
Shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
. . . . .30-32
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . .Back Cover
Product Registration . . . . . . 33, 34
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # __________________
Serial #____________________
You can find them on a label
on the front of the oven behind
the oven door on single oven
models, or the front of the lower
oven behind the oven door on
double oven models.
Owner's Manual
49-80082-1 08-01 JR



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Light Bulb ....27 Oven Floor ....25 Probe .....26 Removing Packaging Tape .
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life. IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive...
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Be sure the oven is securely installed in a cabinet that is firmly attached to the house structure. Never allow anyone to climb, sit, stand or hang on the oven door. Never leave the oven door open when you are not watching the oven.
  • Page 4 Turn the controls off. Flame in the oven can be smothered completely by closing the oven door and turning the oven off or by using a multi- purpose dry chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher. Do not touch the heating elements or the interior surface of the oven.
  • Page 5: Save These Instructions

    Do not use oven cleaners. No commercial oven cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used in or around any part of the oven. Residue from oven cleaners will damage the inside of the oven when the self-clean cycle is used.
  • Page 6: Clock And Timer

    Press the CLEAR/OFF pad. Allow the oven to cool for one hour. Put the oven back into operation. If the function error code repeats, disconnect the power to the oven and call for service.
  • Page 7: Special Features Of Your Oven Control

    Sabbath feature, which will have to be reset. 12 Hour Shut-Off With this feature, should you forget and leave the oven on, the control will automatically turn off the oven after 12 hours during baking functions or after 3 hours during a broil function.
  • Page 8 6 second beep may be canceled. To cancel the 6 second beep: Fahrenheit or Celsius Temperature Selection Your oven control is set to use the Fahrenheit temperature selections but you may change this to use the Celsius selections. Cook and Hold...
  • Page 9: Sabbath Feature

    Delay Start cooking. NOTE: The oven light comes on automatically (on some models) when the door is opened and goes off when the door is closed. The bulb may be removed. See the Oven Light Replacement section. On models with a light switch on the control panel, the oven light may be turned on and left on.
  • Page 10: Using The Oven

    Using the oven. To avoid possible burns, place the shelves in the desired position before you turn the oven on. Before you begin… The shelves have stop-locks, so that when placed correctly on the supports, they will stop before coming completely out, and will not tilt.
  • Page 11: Broiling Guide

    How to Set the Oven for Broiling If your oven is connected to 208 volts, rare steaks may be broiled by preheating the broiler and positioning the oven shelf one position higher. Leave the door open to the broil stop position. The door stays open by itself, yet the proper temperature is maintained in the oven.
  • Page 12 Using the clock and timer. To Set the Clock The clock must be set to the correct time of day for the automatic oven timing functions to work properly. The time of day cannot be changed during a timed baking or self-cleaning cycle.
  • Page 13: Using The Timed Baking And Roasting Features

    Using the timed baking and roasting features. On double oven models, you can use timed baking in one oven while using self-clean in the other; you can also use timed baking in both ovens at the same time. NOTE: Foods that spoil easily–such as milk, eggs, fish, stuffings, poultry and pork–should not be allowed to sit for more than 1 hour before or after cooking.
  • Page 14: Using The Probe

    How to Set the Oven For Roasting When Using the Probe The display will flash if the probe is inserted into the outlet and you have not set a probe temperature and pressed the START pad.
  • Page 15: Using The Convection Oven

    Using the convection oven. The convection oven fan shuts off when the oven door is opened. DO NOT leave the door open for long periods of time while using convection cooking or you may shorten the life of the convection heating element.
  • Page 16 Plastic cookware that is heat-resistant to temperatures of 400°F. can also be used. How to Set the Oven for Convection Baking or Roasting To change the oven temperature, press the CONVECTION BAKE or CONVECTION ROAST pad and then the number pads to set the new temperature.
  • Page 17 How to Set the Oven for Convection Roasting when Using the Probe The display will flash PROBE and the oven control will signal if the probe is inserted into the outlet, and you have not For best results when roasting large...
  • Page 18 Using the timed features for convection baking. On double oven models, you can use timed baking in one oven while using self-clean in the other; you can also use timed baking in both ovens at the same time. You will hear a fan while cooking with this feature. The fan will stop when the door is opened but the heat will not turn off.
  • Page 19 NOTE: On double oven models when using both ovens at the same time, the times showing in the display will be for the last oven set. To display the time set for the first oven set, press the DELAY START or COOKING TIME pad for that oven.
  • Page 20 NOTE: For best results, cover the dough with a cloth or with greased plastic wrap (the plastic may need to be anchored underneath the container so the oven fan will not blow it off). The display will read BRD (bread). The oven interior light turns on and remains on during proofing.
  • Page 21: Thermostat

    You may find that your new oven cooks differently than the one it replaced. Use your new oven for a few weeks to become more familiar with it. If you still think your new oven is too hot or too cold, you can adjust the thermostat yourself.
  • Page 22: Timed Baking

    Using the self-cleaning oven. The oven door must be closed and all controls must be set correctly for the cycle to work properly. Before a Clean Cycle The oven must be cool in order to set the self- clean cycle.
  • Page 23: Care And Cleaning

    The oven door must be closed and all controls must be set correctly for the cycle to work properly. How to Delay the Start of Cleaning After a Clean Cycle You may notice some white ash in the oven. Wipe it up with a damp cloth after the oven cools.
  • Page 24 Care and cleaning of the oven. Be sure electrical power is off and all surfaces are cool before cleaning any part of the oven. Lift-Off Oven Door (on some models) The oven door is removable for easier access to the light bulb.
  • Page 25: Control Panel

    Do not clean the broiler pan or grid in a self- cleaning oven. After broiling, remove the broiler pan After broiling, remove the broiler from the oven. Remove the grid from the pan from the oven. pan. Carefully pour out the grease from the pan into a proper container.
  • Page 26 Do not store the temperature probe in the oven. NOTE: The oven shelves and convection roasting rack may be cleaned in the self-cleaning oven. However, the shelves will darken in color, lose their luster and become hard to slide if cleaned during the self-cleaning cycle.
  • Page 27 Wearing latex gloves may offer a better grip. CAUTION oven light bulb, disconnect the electrical power to the oven at the main fuse or Bulb circuit breaker panel. Be sure to let the light cover and bulb cool completely.
  • Page 28: Stainless Steel Surfaces

    Cameo ® ® To clean the oven floor, take out the removable floor and gently lift the bake element. Clean with warm soapy water. Always replace the removable floor before next use.
  • Page 29 Notes.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting Tips

    • Make sure you press the BROIL HI/LO pad. • See the Broiling Guide. • Use the broiling pan and grid that came with your oven. Make sure it is cool. • Use the broiling pan and grid that came with your oven.
  • Page 31 • Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. • See the Using the oven section. • Allow the oven to cool to room temperature and reset the controls. • See the Using the self-cleaning oven section. • Remove the probe from the oven.
  • Page 32 “Burning” or “oily” This is normal in a new oven • To speed the process, set a self-clean cycle for a odor emitting from and will disappear in time. the vent...
  • Page 33 You can rest easy, knowing that all your valuable household products are protected against expensive repairs. Place your confidence in GE and call us in the U.S. toll-free at for more information. *All brands covered, up to 20 years old, in the continental U.S.
  • Page 34: Serial Number

    Month * Please provide your e-mail address to receive, via e-mail, discounts, special offers and other important communications from GE Appliances (GEA). Check here if you do not want to receive communications from GEA’s carefully selected partners. General Electric Company Louisville, Kentucky
  • Page 35 Any part of the oven which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. From the date of the During this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor original purchase and in-home service to replace the defective part.
  • Page 36: Consumer Support

    Caution must be exercised, since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation. Contact Us If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations Register Your Appliance Register your new appliance on-line—at your convenience! Timely product registration will allow for...

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