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KitchenAid KERC600 Use And Care Manual

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ELECTRIC RANGE
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230
In Canada, call for assistance 1-800-461-5681, for installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at...
www.kitchenaid.com or www.KitchenAid.ca
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Models/Modèles
KESC300 KESC307 KESC308 KERC600 KERC601 KERC607 KERC608
YKESC300 YKESC307 YKESC308 YKERC600 YKERC601 YKERC607 YKERC608
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  • Page 1 In Canada, call for assistance 1-800-461-5681, for installation and service, call: 1-800-807-6777 or visit our website at... www.kitchenaid.com or www.KitchenAid.ca Table of Contents... 2 Models/Modèles KESC300 KESC307 KESC308 KERC600 KERC601 KERC607 KERC608 YKESC300 YKESC307 YKESC308 YKERC600 YKERC601 YKERC607 YKERC608 9754287C...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    RANGE SAFETY ...3 The Anti-Tip Bracket ...3 PARTS AND FEATURES...6 COOKTOP USE ...7 Cooktop Controls...7 Dual-Circuit Element ...7 Ceramic Glass ...8 Home Canning ...8 Cookware ...9 ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROLS...9 Electronic Control Pads ...10 Displays ...10 Start ...10 Cancel Off...10 Clock ...10 Tones...10...
  • Page 3: Range Safety

    The range will not tip during normal use. However, the range can tip if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip bracket fastened down properly.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Do not store items of interest to children in cabinets above a range or on the back- guard of a range – children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured. Proper Installation – Be sure the range is properly installed and grounded by a qualified technician.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed. 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. DO NOT TOUCH HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTERIOR SURFACES OF OVEN –...
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    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. Control Panel 1.
  • Page 7: Cooktop Use

    Large diameter cookware. (on some ceramic glass models) Large quantities of food. REMEMBER: When range is in use or (on some models) during the Self-Cleaning cycle, the entire cooktop area may become hot. POWER ON Lights Each control knob has a POWER ON light. The light will glow when its control knob is on.
  • Page 8: Ceramic Glass

    Ceramic Glass The surface cooking area will glow red when an element is on. It will cycle on and off, at all settings, to maintain the selected heat level. It is normal for the surface of white ceramic glass to appear to change color when surface cooking areas are hot.
  • Page 9: Cookware

    Cookware IMPORTANT: Never leave empty cookware on a hot surface cooking area, element or surface burner. Ideal cookware should have a flat bottom, straight sides, a well- fitting lid and the material should be of medium-to-heavy thickness. Rough finishes may scratch the cooktop. Aluminum and copper may be used as a core or base in cookware.
  • Page 10: Electronic Control Pads

    1. Oven Display Symbol 2. Heat Settings 3. Oven Display 4. Start/Stop Time 5. Number Pads Electronic Control Pads When pressing any control pad function on the Electronic Oven Control, use the pad of your index finger to press the desired function.
  • Page 11: Fahrenheit And Celsius

    Fahrenheit and Celsius To Set Oven to Cook in Celsius: 1. Open the oven door. 2. Press CANCEL OFF. 3. Press number pads 1, 2 and 3, in that order. 4. Press BROIL. 5. Press START. Press BAKE to confirm that Celsius is being used.
  • Page 12: Aluminum Foil

    Aluminum Foil IMPORTANT: Do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil, liners or cookware because permanent damage will occur to the oven bottom finish. Do not cover entire rack with foil because air must be able to move freely for best cooking results.
  • Page 13: Bakeware

    Bakeware The bakeware material affects cooking results. Follow manufacturer’s recommendations and use the bakeware size recommended in the recipe. Use the following chart as a guide. BAKEWARE/ RECOMMENDATIONS RESULTS Light colored Use temperature and time aluminum recommended in recipe. Light golden crusts Even browning Dark aluminum...
  • Page 14: Broil

    (Maxi/Econo on some models) 1. Broil Maxi Use only the broiler pan and grid provided with the range. It is designed to drain juices and help prevent spatter and smoke. For proper draining, do not cover the grid with foil. The bottom of the pan may be lined with aluminum foil for easier cleaning.
  • Page 15: Convection Cooking

    5. 1. Press CONVECTION 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. Press START. “Lo°” will appear on the oven display if the actual oven temperature is under 170°F (77°C).
  • Page 16: Convection Roast

    3. Broil pan 1. Press CONVECTION ROAST. Press the number pads to enter a temperature other than 300°F (149°C). The convection roast range can be set between 170°F and 500°F (77°C and 260°C). 2. Press START. “Lo°” will appear on the oven display if the actual oven temperature is under 170°F (77°C).
  • Page 17: Convection Broil

    Close the door. 1. Press CONVECTION BROIL. Press the number pads to enter a temperature other than 450°F (232°C). The convection broil range can be set between 170°F and 500°F (77°C and 260°C). 2. Press START. The set oven temperature will appear on the oven display until oven is turned off.
  • Page 18: Easyconvectâ„¢ Conversion

    When disabled, the Sabbath Mode cannot be regularly set until reactivated. To Set Range for Sabbath Mode: To set range to meet “no work” requirements for the Sabbath, first activate the Sabbath mode using the five activation steps, then follow the next 8 steps.
  • Page 19: Dehydrating

    2. Open the oven door. 3. Press BAKE. 4. Press the number pads to enter a temperature other than 350°F (177°C). The bake range can be set between 170°F and 500°F (77°C and 260°C). 5. Press START. 6. Press and hold number pad 6 for 5 seconds. “START?” will appear on the display.
  • Page 20: Temperature Probe

    1. Temperature probe jack 2. Temperature probe 1. Press the number pads to enter a probe temperature other than 160°F (71°C). The probe range can be set between 130°F and 190°F (54°C and 88°C). 2. Press BAKE, CONVECTION BAKE or CONVECTION ROAST.
  • Page 21: Range Care

    If on, end-of-cycle tones will sound, then reminder tones will sound every minute. 7. Press CANCEL OFF or open the oven door to clear the display and/or stop reminder tones. RANGE CARE Self-Cleaning Cycle (on some models) WARNING Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 22: General Cleaning

    Prepare Cooktop and Storage Drawer: Remove plastic items from the cooktop because they may melt. Remove all items from the storage drawer. How the Cycle Works IMPORTANT: The heating and cooling of porcelain on steel in the oven may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks and popping sounds.
  • Page 23 (on some models) CERAMIC GLASS Do not use steel wool, abrasive powder cleansers, chlorine bleach, rust remover or ammonia because damage may occur. Always wipe with a clean, wet cloth or sponge and dry thoroughly to prevent streaking and staining. Cooktop Polishing Creme is recommended for regular use to help prevent scratches, pitting and abrasions, and to condition the cooktop.
  • Page 24: Surface And Night Light

    2 replaceable parts. The starter is a knob-shaped part located on the right side of the backguard, under the light bulb. Before replacing, make sure the range is off and cool. The cooktop light is located in the backguard. It is controlled by the SURFACE LIGHT command pad on the control panel.
  • Page 25: Oven Light(S)

    5. Plug in range or reconnect power. 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.
  • Page 26: 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 3-prong outlet. Has a household fuse been blown or has the circuit breaker been tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit.
  • Page 27: 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 Interaction Center...
  • Page 28: Warranty

    For one year from the date of purchase, when this appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, KitchenAid will pay for factory specified parts and repair labor costs to correct defects in materials or workmanship.