GE 164D4290P075-1 Owner's Manual

General electric self-cleaning convection ranges owner's manual


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Safety Instructions
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Operating Instructions
Broiling Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Cookware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-26
Oven Thermostat . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Probe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Sabbath Feature . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Self-Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . .25, 26
Surface Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7, 8
Timed Baking & Roasting . . . . .17
Care and Cleaning
Broiler Pan & Grid . . . . . . . . . . 29
Control Knobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Glass Cooktop . . . . . . . . . . . 31, 32
Lift-Off Oven Door . . . . . . . . . . 28
Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
Shelves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . Back Cover
Product Registration . . . . . . 37, 38
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # ________________
Serial # ________________
You can find them on a label
behind the storage drawer on
the front of the range frame.
. . . . 33-36
164D4290P075-1 49-80117-1 01-02 JR
Owner's Manual


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Summary of Contents for GE 164D4290P075-1

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Write the model and serial numbers here: Model # ________________ Serial # ________________ You can find them on a label behind the storage drawer on the front of the range frame. Owner’s Manual JBP90 JBP91 JBP95 164D4290P075-1 49-80117-1 01-02 JR...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    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.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Mark it for easy reference. Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of your range unless it is specifically recommended in this manual. All other servicing should be referred to a qualified technician.
  • Page 4 CAUTION: 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.
  • Page 5 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.
  • Page 6 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.
  • Page 7: Using The Surface Units

    A warming zone ON light will glow when the unit is on. Do not use plastic wrap to cover food. Plastic may melt onto the surface and be very difficult to clean. Use only cookware recommended for top-of-range cooking.
  • Page 8 Using the surface units. Dual Surface Unit Control Knob The dual surface unit has 2 cooking sizes to select from so you can match the size of the unit to the size of the cookware you are using. To use the small (5 or 6 inch) surface unit, turn the control knob to the SMALL BURNER settings.
  • Page 9: Selecting Types Of Cookware

    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.
  • Page 10 Using the oven controls. NOTE: 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.
  • Page 11: Special Features Of Your Oven Control

    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.
  • Page 12 Special features of your oven control. 12 Hour, 24 Hour or Clock Black-Out Your control is set to use a 12 hour clock. If you would prefer to have a 24 hour military time clock or black-out the clock display, follow the steps below. Cook and Hold Your new control has a cook and hold feature that keeps cooked foods warm for up to 3 hours after...
  • Page 13 Using the Sabbath Feature. (Designed for use on the Jewish Sabbath and Holidays) (On some models) The Sabbath feature can be used for baking/roasting only. It cannot be used for convection, broiling, self-cleaning or 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.
  • Page 14: Using The Oven

    Do not place foods directly on the and the display will show your set temperature. oven floor. This will take approximately 15–20 minutes, depending on your range model. Aluminum Foil You can use aluminum foil to line the broiler pan and broiler grid. However, you must mold the foil tightly to the grid and cut slits in it just like the grid.
  • Page 15: Broiling Guide

    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...
  • Page 16: Using The Clock And Timer

    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.
  • Page 17 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.
  • Page 18 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.
  • Page 19: 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. To help you understand the difference between convection bake and roast and traditional bake and roast, here are some...
  • Page 20 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.
  • Page 21 How to Set the Oven for Convection Roasting when Using the Probe (on some models) The display will flash PROBE and the oven control will signal if the probe is For best results when roasting large inserted into the outlet, and you have turkeys and roasts, we recommend not set a probe temperature and touched using the probe included in the...
  • Page 22: Convection Roasting Guide

    Using the convection oven. Convection Roasting Guide Meats Beef Rib (3 to 5 lbs.) Boneless Rib, Top Sirloin Beef Tenderloin Pot Roast (2 ⁄ Pork Bone-in (3 to 5 lbs.) Boneless (3 to 5 lbs.) Pork Chops ( ⁄ Canned (3 lbs. fully cooked) Butt (5 lbs.
  • Page 23 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.
  • Page 24 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.
  • Page 25: Using The Self-Cleaning Oven

    4 hours, 30 minutes is needed. Touch the START pad. 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.
  • Page 26 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.
  • Page 27: 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.
  • Page 28 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 Do not lift the door by the handle. position To remove the door: Pull the hinge locks down to the unlocked position.
  • Page 29 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.
  • Page 30 Dry with a soft, clean cloth. Painted Surfaces Painted surfaces include the sides of the range and the door, top of control panel and the drawer front. Clean these with soap and water or a vinegar and water solution.
  • Page 31: Cleaning The Glass Cooktop

    ® Ceramic Cooktop Cleaner. Burned-On Residue WARNING: DAMAGE to your glass surface may occur if you use scrub pads other than the pad included with your range. Use a CERAMA BRYTE ® Cleaning Pad for Ceramic Cooktops or a Scotch-Brite ®...
  • Page 32 Cleaning the glass cooktop. Metal Marks and Scratches Cooktop Seal To clean the cooktop seal around the edges of the glass, lay a wet cloth on it for a few minutes, then wipe clean with nonabrasive cleaners. Glass surface–potential for permanent damage Damage from Sugary Spills and Melted Plastic Our testing shows that if you are cooking high sugar...
  • Page 33: Surface Units

    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.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting Tips

    • 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.
  • Page 35 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.
  • Page 36 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.
  • Page 37 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 38 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 39 Any part of the range which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During this From the date of the full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home service to original purchase replace the defective part.
  • Page 40: 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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