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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page
For Future Reference
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1
Important
Safety Instructions
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2_i
Range Control Panel
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5
• Setting the Clock and Timer
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5
Surface Cooking
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6-8
• The Controls ...........................................................................
6
• Using Your Ceramic Glass Surface (select models) .............................................
7
• Using Your Coil Element Cooking Surface (select models) ......................................
8
Using Your Oven
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9-10
• Baking and Boasting ..............
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9
• Broiling ...............................................................................
10
• Programmed Oven Operations
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10
Care and Cleaning
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11-14
• Ceramic Glass Surface (select models)
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11
• Coil Element Surface (select models)
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11
• Self-Clean Oven ........................................................................
11 12
• Range Cleaning Chart
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13-14
Maintenance
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15
• Oven Door .............................................................................
15
• Light Replacement
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15
• Storage Drawer .........................................................................
15
• Leveling Legs ..............................................
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15
Before You Call for Service
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16
Warranty
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17

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  • Page 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page For Future Reference ..............Important Safety Instructions ............... Range Control Panel ............... • Setting the Clock and Timer .............. Surface Cooking ................• The Controls ................• Using Your Ceramic Glass Surface (select models) ..........• Using Your Coil Element Cooking Surface (select models) ........Using Your Oven ................
  • Page 2: For Future Reference

    We want you to have excellent results with the food you prepare. Should you have any questions about using your Maytag range, call or wFlte us. Be sure to provide the model and serial nnmbers of your range.
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using In Case of Fire this appliance. Turn off appliance and ventilating hood to avoid The following instructions are based on safety spreading the flame. considerations and must be strictly followed to reduce Use dry chemical or lbam-type extinguisher or baking the potential risks of fire, electric shock, or personal...
  • Page 4 CAUTION: Do not use Make sure the drip bowls are in place (select models). an appliance as a step "V_a_// /" Absence of these bowls during cooking may subject Misuse appliance Ceramie glass eooktop (select models): Do not cook on doors or drawers, such as a broken eooktop.
  • Page 5 Use pans with flat bottoms and handles that are easily Do not use almuinurn foil to line the surrace unit drip grasped and stay cool. Avoid using unstable or loose howls (select models) or the oven bottom. Improper handled pans. inst'a]lation of these liners may result in a risk of electric Be sure utensil is large enough to properly contain food shock or fire.
  • Page 6: Range Control Panel

    RANGE CONTROL PANEL Styling ma?,differ depending on the model you selected. Clock and Timer 33mer Hand Minute Minder Knob To Set Clock: To Set Timer: Push in and turn Minute Minder knob to set clock Turn Minute Minder knob (do not push in) in either to the correct time of day.
  • Page 7: Surface Cooking

    SURFACE COOKING The Controls Suggested Heat Settings Yonr range is equipped with sur_iaee control knobs that Turn the eontrol knob to the desired heat setting. If in provide an infinite choice of heat settings from LO to doubt, it is better to select a lower setting and increase HI.
  • Page 8 Using Your Ceramic Glass Surface (select models) Cooking Areas Tips to Protect the Ceramic Glass Cooktop The cooking areas on your range are identified permanent patterns in the ceramic glass surface. There • BEFORE FIRST USE, GLEAN COOKTOP are two large (8-inch) and two small (fi-ineh) areas. For directed in the cleaning chart, pages 13-14.
  • Page 9: Using Your Coil Element Cooking Surface (Select Models)

    Using Your Coil Element Cooking Surface (select models) Coil Elements It is normal for some parts of the cooktop, especially areas surrounding the surface elements, to become Tile coil elements of your range are self-cleaning. warm or hot during surface cooking operations, not immerse the elements in water.
  • Page 10 USING YOUR OVEN Every, oven has its own characteristics. You may find Oven Vent that tile cooking times and temperatures vary slightly The oven vent is h/cared on tbe backguard or under the from your old oven. This is norm'a], right rear element on ranges with coil elements.
  • Page 11 Broiling Programmed Oven Operations supplied For best results, use the broiler pan and insert The Programmed Oven Operations teature is used to with your range, turn tbe oven off at a preset time of day or delay the For additional broiling tips, refer to "Cooking Made...
  • Page 12: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Chrome Drip Bowls Clean bowls b'equently. Remove soiled bowls by first removing coil elements (see page 8). To clean by hand, soak in hot sudsy water. Use a mild abrasive cleaner and Ceramic Glass Surface plastic scouring pad tbr dif/leult soils. If heavily soiled, place an ammonia-soaked paper towel on stains to (select models)
  • Page 13 Preparing for the Self-Clean Cycle 1. Remove oven racks and any pans, utensils or the broiler pan from tile oven. The oven racks should be washed by hand. If left in the oven during self-clean cycle, racks will become permanently discolored and may not slide easily after a dean eyrie.
  • Page 14 RANGE CLEANING CHART Cleaning Agents* Many different cleaning agents are recommended for the various parts of tile range. Read product labels specific recommendations. The following brand names may help you to make an appropriate selection: 1. Mild abrasive cleaners such as Bon Anti, Soft Scrub, Smart Scrub, Baking Soda. 2.
  • Page 15 Range Cleaning Chart (continued) Soap and water Frequently wash. rinse and dry to prevent difficult soils. Plastic scouring pads If heavily soiled, plaen an ammonia-soaked paper towel Mild abrasive cleaners on stains to loosen soil. then gently scrub with plastic Ammonia sc_,unng pad.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Oven Door Storage Drawer The storage drawer in the range is a safe and convenient To ]Remove: Open the door to the "stop" position (opened about 6 inches) and grasp the door with both place for storing cookware. Do not store plastic, hands at each side.
  • Page 17: Programmed Oven Operations

    • Have you used ahnninum foil correctly? • VJas the oven preheated as recommended? For further assistance contact your Maytag dealer • Are the controls fbr bake operations properly set? or call Maytag Customer Service: • Is there l to 2 inches of spaee between pans and the U.S.
  • Page 18: Warranty

    To }o('ate _mauthorized ser_4,.e c.ompauy i,i )_ur area contact the Ma}_*agdealer from whom your appliance was purchased; or call Mating Customer Service. Should you not receive satisfactory warranty service, c_dl or write: Maytag Customer Assistance % Ma_ag Customer Service RO. Box 2370...
  • Page 19 Self-Clean Oven self-clean oven uses temperatures above 7. Turn off the oven light before the self-clean normal cooking temperatures automatically eration. If the oven light is left on during a clean clean entire oven. separate clean cycle cycle, the light bulb will burn out.
  • Page 20 Lock is displayed. For more information on cleaning your Maytag range, refer to the cleaning chart on pages and 21. PAGE 19...
  • Page 21: Range Cleaning Chart

    Range Cleaning Chart Cleaning Agents* Many different cleaning agents recommended for the various parts of the range. The following brand names help to make appropriate selection: 1. Mild abrasive cleaners such as Bon Anli, Soft Scrub, Keepers Friend, Cameo. 2. Mild liquid sprays such...
  • Page 22 Range Cleaning Chart (continued) • Soap azld water Avold using excessive amounts of water which seep under Oven Window/Door • Glass cleaner behind glass. Metal Finishes • Soap and water Do not use oven cleaner or abrasive agents. Trim * Mild abrasive cleaners Remove stubborn...
  • Page 23 MAINTENANCE Adjusting the Oven Thermostat Leveling Legs After using your oven the first few times, it may Some floors are not level. For proper baking, your seem hotter or cooler than your previous oven. range must be level. The leveling legs are located Oven thermostats, over a period...
  • Page 24 Light Replacement Oven Door Before replacing the oven or panel light bulb, dis- Do not place excessive weight on an open oven connect power to range. Be sure the bulb door or stand on an open oven door as, in some range pm-ts are cool.
  • Page 25 BEFORE YOU CALL FOR SERVICE Check these points if... Part or all of your electric range does Are you using a tested recipe from a reliable operate source? oven thermostat your • Is the range plug loose or disconnected from the range may be more accurate...
  • Page 26 Fault Codes During Normal Oven Cooking Your range is equipped with an electronic control featuring built-in, self-diagnostic software. This If a fault code appears in the display, press software continuously monitors control CANCEL reprogram cooking ensure safe and proper operation, ff the software operation.
  • Page 27 To Receive Warranty Service First: To locate an authorized service company in your area, contact the Maytag dealer from whom your appliance was purchased or call Maytag Customer Service: 1-800-688-9900 CANADA 1-800-688-2002 Second: Should you not receive satisfactory warranty service froln the dealer...
  • Page 28: Table Of Contents

    RackPositions ..............Pan Positions ............... Common Baking Problems and Causes........8-9 Roas'_ing ................... 10-_1 Roasting T_ps..............Roasting Chart ..............Convection Bakingand Roasting..........12 General Convection "_ps ..........13 Broiling ..................14-15 Broiling "_ps..............14-15 Other Publicetions Available From Maytag ......15...
  • Page 29: Propercookware

    Surface Cooking ProperCookware times, Regardless of the Proper pans will reduce cooking use less en- cooking surface used- " ergy and cook food more evenly. Optimum cook- coil elements, ceramic ing performance can be achieved when heavy gauge, flat, smooth bottom, metal pans with straight glass, standard gas sides and tight fitting lids are used.
  • Page 30 PanMaterial The pan material determines how evenly and quickly heat is transferred from the heat source to the pan bottom. Some widely used pan materials are:...
  • Page 31: Heat Settings

    Pan Size On electric cooktops, match the size of When canning, use the High setting the pan to the coil element or indicated just until the water comes to a boil or cooking area. ldeally, the pan should not pressure is reached in the pressure extend more than 1/2-1"...
  • Page 32: Using Your Oven

    UsingYour Oven Delicious baking and As ranges and wall ovens get older, it is not uncom- roasting results mon for the oven temperature to shift. It is normal depend on the recipe, to notice some cooking time differences between a type of pan used and new oven and an old one.
  • Page 33: Bakingpans

    Most recipes provide minimum Frozen pies in foil pans should be maximum baking times such as "bake placed on pans with dark or dull fin- 35-45 minutes." Check the baking ishes for baking. The shiny foil pan progress at the minimum time.
  • Page 36: Roasting T_Ps

    Roasting is the Preheating is not necessary, method for cooking Place the oven rack in either of the two lowest rack large, tender cuts of positions. meat uncovered, without adding Use open pan roasting for tender cuts of meat, weighing three pounds or more. Place meat or poul- moisture, try on the slotted portion of the two-piece broiler pan included with the oven.
  • Page 37: Roasting Chart

    Cutof Meat Beef Rib Roast (cut-side down) Rib Eye Roast Tenderloin Roast Pork, Fresh Shoulder B)ade Roast (boneless) Shoulder Blade Roast Loin Blade or Sirloin Roast Boneless Pork Loin Pork, Smoked Ham Half (fully cooked boneless)*, Ham Half (cook-before-eating) Poultry Turkey, unstuffed...
  • Page 38: Convection Bakingand Roasting

    Convection Baking and Roasting ._ich Method Works Best for ..Baking In a convection oven, a fan circulates hot • Convection baking is good for Jarge quantities of air evenly over, under baked foods such as cookies, biscuits, muffins, and around the food. brownies, cupcakes, sweet rolls and bread.
  • Page 39: General Convection "_Ps

    Baking: Reduce the oven temperature by 25 ° for convection baking. Times will be similar to or a few minutes lees than recipe recommendations. For multi-rack baking, it may be nec- essary to remove the pan on the bot- tom rack and/or top rack 1-2 minutes before the set time to prevent...
  • Page 40: Broiling

    Broiling Broiling is used for When broiling in an electric oven, preheat 3-4 min- tender cuts of meat or utes for optimal browning. marinated meats, fish and some fruits and For best results, steaks and chops should be at least 3/4"...
  • Page 41: Other Publicetions Available From Maytag

    Generally for a brown exterior and rare interior, the meat should be close to the element or flame. If you want the meat well done, place the broiler pan farther from the element or flame. Increasing the distance between the meat and the heat source will de- crease spattering and smoking.

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