Care Guide KITCHENAID Models: KEMC308 KEMS308 4452300B A Note to You ...2 Electric Oven Safety...3 Getting to Know Your Electric Convection Oven...5 Using Your Electric Convection Oven...6 Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle...28 Caring for Your Electric Convection Oven...31 Troubleshooting...34 Requesting Assistance or Service...36...
Note to You Thank you for buying a KITCHENAID KitchenAid designs the best tools for the most important room in your house. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It contains valuable information concerning how to operate and maintain your new appliance properly.
lectric Oven Safety Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
lectric Oven Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Placement of Oven Racks – Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved while oven is hot, do not let potholder contact hot heating element in oven.
Know Your Electric Convection Oven Oven parts and features Lower convection oven electronic oven controls (p. 6) Upper microwave oven Oven vent (above oven door) (p. 27) Dual broil elements (not shown) Oven light (on left oven wall) (p.
Your Electric Convection Oven Using the electronic oven control Oven display (see below) Oven setting EASY pads CONVECT™ (pp. 6, 8, 11, conversion 12, 15, 16, pads 22, 24, 25, (pp. 20, 27) 26, 29) Display/clock • When you first plug in the oven, both displays will be fully lit for a few seconds.
TIME (Hold for 5 seconds) To turn on and off timer reminder tones: PRESS (Hold for 5 seconds) sing Your Electric Convection Oven To turn on and off key pad entry and end-of-cycle tones: PRESS (Hold for 5 seconds) A short tone will sound and “Snd” and “ON”...
Your Electric Convection Oven Setting your oven for the Sabbath The Sabbath mode is an oven operation designed for the special needs of Orthodox Jews on the Sabbath or holy days. It is only available to provide a continuous untimed bake function or, if desired, a timed bake function.
CONVECTION BROIL Use this setting for broiling thick cuts of meat. sing Your Electric Convection Oven DIAGRAM SETTING INFORMATION • The bottom element and both top elements heat up. • The elements will turn on and off to maintain the oven temperature.
Your Electric Convection Oven SETTING CONVECTION ROAST Use this setting for roasting and baking on one rack. CLEAN Use this setting for self-cleaning only. Setting the clock NOTE: You can only set the clock when the lower oven and the microwave oven are not cooking food and when the timer is not counting down.
To change the timer during its operation: 1. Press TIMER SET/START. 2. Enter new desired time. 3. Press TIMER SET/START. sing Your Electric Convection Oven TIMER To cancel the timer during CANCEL SET START ENSOR its operation: You can cancel the Timer any time during its operation.
Your Electric Convection Oven 3. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set a tempera- ture other than 350°F (177°C) for Bake. PRESS CONTROL LOCK NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for tempera- ture recommendations.
3. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set a temperature other than 300°F (149°C). PRESS CONTROL LOCK NOTE: See your convection oven cook- book for temperature recommendations. 4. PRESS START NOTES: • After the temperature reaches 170°F (77°C), the temperature display will...
Your Electric Convection Oven • When cooking with two racks, arrange the racks on the 2nd and 4th rack guides. Two sheets of cookies may be baked if sheets are switched at approximately three quarters of the total bake time.
The control will “remember” the selected offset even after the power has been interrupted or lost. sing Your Electric Convection Oven NOTE: DO NOT measure oven temperature with a thermometer. Opening the oven door will lower the oven temperature and give you an inaccurate reading.
Your Electric Convection Oven How to determine the amount of adjustment needed The following chart tells you how much to adjust the offset temperature to get the desired cooking results. You can determine cooking results by amount of browning, moistness, and rising times for baked foods.
LOCK Do this step if you want to set an oven temperature other than the one dis- played. NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for oven tem- perature recommendations. 8. PRESS START NOTES: • If you do not choose a cook setting and press START, the oven will default to bake at 350°F (177°C) and start.
Your Electric Convection Oven Using CONVECT FULL MEAL CONVECT FULL MEAL CONVECT FULL MEAL lets you choose from among ten preset oven convection cooking cycles, all using the convection fan. These cycles store commonly used cooking times, cooking temperatures, and probe temperature settings.
0 minutes lets you do untimed cooking. 4. To save only, press CONVECT FULL MEAL. To cook with this setting immediately and save it, press START. sing Your Electric Convection Oven TIME or oven temp PROBE TEMP 325°F (163°C) 1 hr 325°F (163°C)
Your Electric Convection Oven Using EASY CONVECT CONVERSION ONVECT CONVERSION BAKED OTHER MEATS GOODS FOODS EASY CONVECT Conversion lets you convection cook without entering convection cook temperatures and times. Simply enter the standard cook temperature and time for the food to be cooked. The oven will reduce the temperature, or the temperature and time, for convection cooking.
PRESS Do this step if you want to set a tempera- ture (up to 500°F [260°C]) other than 450°F (232°C). NOTE: See your convection oven cook- book for temperature recommendations. 5. PRESS START NOTE: If you want to change the convec- tion broiling temperature after broiling has begun, repeat Steps 3, 4, and 5.
NOTE: Times are guidelines only and may need to be adjusted for individual tastes. Very thin cuts, such as fish fillets, may not need to be turned. sing Your Electric Convection Oven • Do not cover grid with foil, in order to allow juices to drain.
Your Electric Convection Oven Timed cooking BROIL COOK BAKE MAXI TIME ECONO CONVECTION STOP BAKE BROIL ROAST TIME The electronic clock/oven control will turn the oven on and off at times you set, even when you are not around.
PRESS CONTROL LOCK NOTE: See a reliable cookbook for tem- perature recommendations. 4. PRESS COOK TIME sing Your Electric Convection Oven 5. Set cook time. PRESS 6. PRESS 7. Set stop time. PRESS CONTROL LOCK 8. PRESS...
Your Electric Convection Oven Dehydrating CONVECTION BAKE You can use your convection oven to dehy- drate a variety of foods. NOTES: • To learn detailed information about dehy- dration, refer to a book written specifically about dehydrating and/or preserving foods.
Steps 5, 6, and 7. 8. When dehydrating is done, PRESS Proofing (raising) bread You can use your convection oven to proof (raise) bread dough. First proofing: Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl and loosely cover with waxed paper coated with shortening.
sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Do not use commercial oven cleaners in your oven. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns, or illness from inhaling dangerous fumes.
NOTES: • Clean the oven before it gets heavily soiled. Cleaning a very soiled oven takes longer and results in more smoke than usual. • Do not block the vent during the Self- Cleaning cycle. Air must move freely for best cleaning results.
sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle 3. PRESS 4. Set Stop time. Example for 7:00: PRESS QUANTITY 5. PRESS START NOTE: The door will lock and oven light will go out (if on) right after you press START. 6. After the Self-Cleaning cycle ends: YOU SEE To stop the Self-Cleaning cycle at...
Your Electric Convection Oven Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Cleaning Chart Before cleaning, always make sure all controls are off and the range is cool. Refer to instructions on all cleaning products before using them to clean your range.
Your Electric Convection Oven PART CLEANING METHOD Stainless steel surfaces (cont.) • Stubborn stains and baked-on residue • Hard water spots • Oven door glass • • Oven cavity • Food spills containing sugar and/or milk • All other spills Oven racks •...
Your Electric Convection Oven 2. Insert small end of a door removal pin into each door hinge. Insert small end 3. Grasp under handle and gently close door as far as it will shut. Pull door out at bottom to remove.
roubleshooting Most cooking problems often are caused by little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Check the lists below and on the next page before calling for assistance or service. If you still need help, see “Requesting Assistance or Service” on page 36 or 37. If nothing operates, check the following: •...
PROBLEM Unevenly baked items Crust edge browns before pie is done The display is showing “PF” A letter followed by a number shows on the display (for exam- ple “E3,” “F1”) The key pads do not operate If none of these items is causing your problem, see “Requesting Assistance or Service”. CAUSE/SOLUTION •...
For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at: KitchenAid Brand Home Appliances Consumer Assistance Center c/o Correspondence Dept.
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