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KitchenAid ARCHITECT II KERS807 Use And Care Manual

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ELECTRIC RANGE
®
ARCHITECT
SERIES II
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230
or visit our website at www.kitchenaid.com
In Canada, call for assistance, installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777
or visit our website at www.KitchenAid.ca
Table of Contents............................................................................................................ 2
Models KESK901 KESS907 KERS807 KESS908 YKESS907 YKERS807 YKESS908
W10109440

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  • Page 1 SERIES II Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230 or visit our website at www.kitchenaid.com In Canada, call for assistance, installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at www.KitchenAid.ca Table of Contents... 2...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    RANGE SAFETY ...3 The Anti-Tip Bracket ...3 PARTS AND FEATURES...5 COOKTOP USE ...9 Ceramic Glass ...9 Cookware ...9 Home Canning ...10 Cooktop Controls - Touch-Activated Custom Control Temperature Management System ...10 Cooktop Controls - Custom Knobs Custom Control Temperature Management System ...12 Cooktop Controls - Standard Knobs...13 GLASS TOUCH-ACTIVATED ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL ...15...
  • Page 3: Range 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. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including the following: WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF TIPPING OF THE RANGE, THE RANGE MUST BE SECURED BY PROPERLY INSTALLED ANTI-TIP DEVICES.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    This manual covers several different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed. The locations and appearances of the features shown here may not match those of your model. Glass Touch-Activated Electronic Oven Control Panel (Models KESS908 and YKESS908) Glass Touch-Activated Electronic Custom Control Cooktop Control PARTS AND FEATURES CLEAN...
  • Page 6 Range A. Dual-size oval element E. Dual-size element B. Triple-size element F. Electronic cooktop touch controls C. Anti-tip bracket G. Ceramic surface cooking area D. Warming drawer H. Oven control panel I. Automatic oven light switch/ self-clean latch Oven Interior A.
  • Page 7 Glass Touch-Activated Electronic Oven Control/Cooktop Knob Control Models Electronic Custom Control Knob (Models KERS807, YKERS807, KESS907 and YKESS907) A. Surface locator and indicator light B. Oven display C. Left rear cooktop element control (dual-size element) Standard Control Knob (Model KESK901) A.
  • Page 8 Range A. Dual-size element D. Ceramic surface cooking area (rear element also dual on E. Selectable simmer feature electronic control models) (available on standard control B. Anti-tip bracket models) C. Warming drawer F. Hot surfaces indicator lights (storage drawer on standard G.
  • Page 9: Cooktop Use

    Ceramic Glass The surface cooking area will glow red when an element is on. It may cycle on and off to maintain the selected heat level. It is normal for the surface of white or biscuit ceramic glass to appear to change color when surface cooking areas are hot. As the glass cools, it will return to its original color.
  • Page 10: Home Canning

    Home Canning When canning for long periods, alternate the use of surface cooking areas, elements or surface burners between batches. This allows time for the most recently used areas to cool. Center the canner on the grate or largest surface cooking area or element.
  • Page 11 A. Single size B. Dual size A. Single size B. Dual size C. Triple size To Use: 1. Touch ON/OFF. 2. Touch heat zone size to desired zone diameter (single, dual or triple). The corresponding zone diameter indicator light will glow to show which setting is activated.
  • Page 12: Cooktop Controls - Custom Knobs Custom Control Temperature Management System

    Hot Surface Indicator Lights The Hot Surface Indicator Lights are located next to each of the cooktop touch controls. The Hot Surface Indicator Lights will glow as long as any surface cooking area is too hot to touch, even after the surface cooking area(s) is turned off. A.
  • Page 13: Cooktop Controls - Standard Knobs

    To Use SINGLE: 1. Push in and turn knob counterclockwise from the OFF position to the SINGLE zone anywhere between LO and HI. 2. Turn knob to OFF when finished. To Use DUAL: 1. Push in and turn knob clockwise from the OFF position to the DUAL zone anywhere between LO and HI.
  • Page 14 Push in and turn to the desired heat setting. Use the following chart as a guide when setting heat levels. SETTING RECOMMENDED USE Bring liquid to a boil. MED- HI Hold a rapid boil. Quickly brown or sear food. Maintain a slow boil. Fry poultry or meat.
  • Page 15: Glass Touch-Activated Electronic Oven Control

    GLASS TOUCH-ACTIVATED ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL Style 1 (Electronic Touch Activated and Electronic Knob Control Systems) A. EasyConvect conversion B. Convection oven settings C. Oven settings D. Proof bread setting E. Oven display F. Clock/Time of day display Style 2 (Standard Knob Controls System) A.
  • Page 16: Electronic Control Pads

    Electronic Control Pads When pressing any control pad function on the Electronic Oven Control, use the pad of your finger to press the desired function. Hold down the pad a few seconds, or until the desired function appears in the display. When entering multiple functions within one setting, pause briefly between each control pad command.
  • Page 17: Tones - Options 2 , 3, 4

    Tones - Options 2 , 3, 4 Tones are audible signals, indicating the following: One beep Function has been entered Three beeps Invalid pad press Preheat Completion Tone One chime indicates a preheat cycle has been completed. Timer Completion Tones Three chimes sound when the timer reaches zero.
  • Page 18: Sabbath Mode - Option 7

    The Sabbath Mode sets the oven to remain on in a bake setting until turned off. A timed Sabbath Mode can also be set to keep the oven on for only part of the Sabbath. When the Sabbath Mode is set, only the number and start pads will function, no tones will sound, and the displays will not show messages or temperature changes.
  • Page 19: Oven Use

    Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few times, or when it is heavily soiled. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to certain birds.
  • Page 20: Oven Vent

    1. Press the number pads to enter a probe temperature. The probe temperature can be set between 130°F and 190°F (54°C and 88°C). 2. Press BAKE, CONVECT BAKE or CONVECT ROAST. Press number pads to enter a temperature other than the one displayed.
  • Page 21: Bake

    Bake The BAKE function is ideal for baking, roasting or heating foods. During baking or roasting, the bake and broil elements will cycle on and off in intervals to maintain oven temperature. If the oven door is opened during baking or roasting, the broil element will turn off immediately and the bake element will turn off in 30 seconds to 2 minutes.
  • Page 22: Convection Cooking (On Some Models)

    RACK FOOD POSITION Pork chops 1" (2.5 cm) thick Ham slice [precooked] " (1.25 cm) thick 1" (2.5 cm) thick Frankfurters Lamb chops 1" (2.5 cm) thick Chicken bone-in pieces Fish " (1.25 cm) thick 1" (2.5 cm) thick *Place up to 12 patties, equally spaced, on broiler grid. Convection Cooking (on some models) In a convection oven, the fan-circulated hot air continually...
  • Page 23: Convection Roast (On Some Models)

    To Convection Bake: Before convection baking, position racks according to the “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. 1. Press CONVECT BAKE. Press the number pads to enter a temperature other than 325°F (163°C). The convection bake range can be set between 170°F and 500°F (77°C and 260°C). 2.
  • Page 24: Convection Broil (On Some Models)

    FOOD/RACK COOK TIME OVEN TEMP. POSITION (min. per 1 lb [454 g]) Chicken*, Rack Position 2 Whole 3-5 lbs 20-25 325°F (163°C) (1.5-2.2 kg) 5-7 lbs 15-20 325°F (163°C) (2.2-3.1 kg) Turkey*, Rack Positions 1 or 2 13 lbs and 10-15 300°F (149°C) under...
  • Page 25: Warming Drawer (On Some Models)

    3. Press number pads to enter the length of time to cook. 4. Press STOP TIME. 5. Press the number pads to enter time of day to stop. 6. Press START. The start time is automatically calculated and displayed. “DELAY” and the stop time will also appear on the oven display.
  • Page 26: Range Care

    WARNING Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to certain birds.
  • Page 27: General Cleaning

    Cooktop Polishing Creme, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some paper towels. Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging. Cleaning Method: KitchenAid ® Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish (sample included): See “Assistance or Service” section to order.
  • Page 28: Oven Light(S)

    Mild detergent WARMING DRAWER (on some models) Make sure drawer is cool. Cleaning Method: ® KitchenAid Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish (sample included): See “Assistance or Service” section to order. All-Purpose Appliance Cleaner (not included): See “Assistance or Service” section to order.
  • Page 29: Oven Door

    Oven Door For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven door. However, if removal is necessary, make sure the oven is off and cool. Then, follow these instructions. The oven door is heavy. To Remove: 1. Open oven door all the way. 2.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded outlet. Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
  • Page 31: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the KitchenAid designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at: KitchenAid Brand Home Appliances Customer eXperience Center...
  • Page 32: Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling KitchenAid. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-422-1230. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.