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Inside you will find many helpful hints on how to use and maintain your range properly. Just a little preventive care on your part can save you a great deal of time and money over the life of your range.
If you pull the range out from the wall for any reason, make sure the device is properly engaged when you push the range back against the wall. If it is not, there is a possible risk of the range tipping over and causing injury if you or a child stand, sit or lean on an open door.
CAUTION: Items of interest to children should not be stored in cabinets above a range or on the backsplash of a range— children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured. Never wear loose-fitting or hanging garments while using the appliance.
To minimize the possibility of burns, ignition of flammable materials and spillage, the handle of a container should be turned toward the center of the range without extending over nearby surface units. Always turn the surface units off before removing cookware.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! OVEN Stand away from the range when opening the oven door. Hot air or steam which escapes can cause burns to hands, face and/or eyes. Do not heat unopened food containers. Pressure could build up and the container could burst, causing an injury.
Using the surface units. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. How to Set Push the knob in and turn in either direction to the setting you want. At both OFF and HI the control clicks into position.
Using the surface units. About the radiant surface units… SURFACE The radiant cooktop features heating COOKING units beneath a smooth glass surface. NOTE: A slight odor is normal when a new cooktop is used for the first time. It is caused by the heating of new parts and insulating materials and will disappear in a short time.
Selecting types of cookware. The following information will help you choose cookware which will give good performance on glass cooktops. Stainless Steel: recommended Aluminum: heavy weight recommended Good conductivity. Aluminum residues sometimes appear as scratches on the Check pans for flat bottoms by cooktop, but can be removed if cleaned using a straight edge.
Using the oven controls. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. Oven Control, Clock and Timer Features and Settings SELF CLEAN Pad Touch this pad to select the self-cleaning function. See the Using the self-cleaning oven section. PROBE Pad (on some models) Touch this pad when using the probe to cook food to the desired internal...
Special features of your oven control. Your new touch pad control has additional features that you may choose to use. The following are the features and how you may activate them. The special feature modes can only be activated while the display is showing the time of day. They remain in the control’s memory until the steps are repeated.
Special features of your oven control. Control Lockout (on some models) Your control will allow you to lock out the touch pads so they cannot be activated when touched or cleaning the glass panel. To activate this feature: NOTE: All cooking and timing functions will be cancelled when locking out the control.
Cook and Hold Your new control has a cook and hold feature that keeps cooked foods warm for up to 3 hours after the cooking function is finished. To activate this feature, follow the steps below. Touch the BAKE and BROIL HI/LO pads at the same time for 3 seconds until the display shows SF.
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 stops, so that when placed correctly on the supports, they will stop before coming completely out, and will not tilt.
How to Set the Oven for Broiling If your range 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...
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. Make sure the clock is set to the correct time of day.
Using the timed baking and roasting features. 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. Room temperature promotes the growth of harmful bacteria. Be sure that the oven light is off because heat from the bulb will speed harmful bacteria growth.
Using the probe (on some models). For many foods, especially roasts and poultry, internal food temperature is the best test for doneness. The temperature probe takes the guesswork out of roasting by cooking foods to the exact doneness you want. Use of probes other than the one provided with this product may result in damage to the probe.
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. To help you understand the difference between convection bake and roast and traditional bake and roast, here are some...
Using the convection oven. Cookware for Convection Cooking Before using your convection oven, check to see if your cookware leaves room for air circulation in the oven. If you are baking with several pans, leave space between them. Also, be sure the pans do not touch each other or the walls of the oven.
How to Set the Oven for Convection Roasting when Using the Probe (on some models) The display will flash PROBE and the oven For best results when roasting large control will signal if the probe is inserted turkeys and roasts, we recommend into the outlet, and you have not set a using the probe included in the probe temperature and touched the...
Using the convection oven. Convection Roasting Guide Meats Beef Rib (3 to 5 lbs.) Boneless Rib, Top Sirloin Beef Tenderloin Pot Roast (2 ⁄ to 3 lbs.) chuck, rump Pork Bone-in (3 to 5 lbs.) Boneless (3 to 5 lbs.) Pork Chops ( ⁄...
Using the timed features for convection baking. 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. 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.
Adjust the oven thermostat—Do it yourself! 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.
Soil on the front frame of the range and outside the gasket on the door will need to be cleaned by hand. Clean these areas with hot water, soap-filled steel-wool pads or cleansers such as Soft Scrub®...
Using the self-cleaning oven. The oven door must be closed and all controls set correctly for the cycle to work properly. How to Delay the Start of Cleaning Make sure the clock shows the correct time of day. After a Clean Cycle You may notice some white ash in the oven.
Care and cleaning of the range. Be sure all controls are off and all surfaces are cool before cleaning any part of the range. If your range is removed for cleaning, servicing or any reason, be sure the anti-tip device is re-engaged properly when the range is replaced. Failure to take this precaution could result in tipping of the range and cause injury.
Care and cleaning of the range. Lift-Off Oven Door Locked position The oven door is removable for easier access to the light bulb. Unlocked position Do not lift the door by the handle. To remove the door: Pull the hinge locks down to the unlocked position.
Oven Light Replacement CAUTION: Before replacing your oven light bulb, disconnect the electrical power to the range at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel. Be sure to let the light cover and bulb cool completely. To remove the cover: Wire cover holder.
Cleaning the glass cooktop. Clean the glass surface with cleaning cream before you use the cooktop for the first time. Also, clean the glass surface after each use. This helps protect the top and makes clean-up easier. To clean the cooktop seal around the edge of the glass, let a wet cloth rest on it for a few minutes, then wipe clean. Use a mild detergent if needed.
Switch operating light is broken. Oven will not work Plug on range is not completely • Make sure electrical plug is plugged into a live, properly inserted in the electrical outlet. A fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped.
• Make sure you touch the BROIL HI/LO pad. • See the Broiling Guide. • Use the broiling pan and grid that came with your range. • Unplug and remove the probe from the oven. • See the Using the oven section.
Problem Possible Causes Clock and timer do Plug on range is not completely • Make sure electrical plug is plugged into a live, properly not work inserted in the electrical outlet. A fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped.
Before You Call For Service… Troubleshooting Tips Problem Possible Causes Control signals after You forgot to enter a entering cooking time bake temperature or or start time cleaning time. Display goes blank A fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped.
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Any part of the range 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.
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