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KitchenAid YKGRT507 Use And Care Manual

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KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
KITCHENAID* THERMAL-CONVECTION*
Gas Freestanding and Slide-In Ranges
PART NO. 9752684 Rev. A
se and Care Guide
Table of Contents
(complete) ....................
A Note to You ................
Range Safety ..............
Parts and Features .......
Using and Caring
for Your Cooktop ........
Using and Caring
for Your Oven ..............
Using EASY
CONVECT*
Conversion ..................
Using the Self-
Cleaning Cycle ............
Troubleshooting .........
Requesting
Assistance or
Service .........................
Index ............................
Warranty ......................
In the U.S.A. for assistance or
service, call the Consumer
Assistance Center:
1-800-422-1230
In Canada for assistance
or service, see page 68.
Models: YKGRT507 YKGST307
KGRT507
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  • Page 1 Cleaning Cycle ... Troubleshooting ... Requesting Assistance or Service ... Index ... Warranty ... In the U.S.A. for assistance or service, call the Consumer Assistance Center: 1-800-422-1230 In Canada for assistance or service, see page 68. Models: YKGRT507 YKGST307 KGRT507 KGST307...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents A Note to You ... Range Safety ... Parts and Features ... Feature locations ... The oven vent ... The storage drawer ... The anti-tip bracket ... Using and Caring for Your Cooktop ... Using the surface burners ...
  • Page 3: A Note To You

    Thank you for buying a KITCHENAID* appliance! 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 and safely.
  • Page 4: Range Safety

    CAUTION – • Do not store items of interest to children in cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a range – children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured. – SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS –...
  • Page 5 • Do Not Leave Children Alone – Children should not be left alone or unattended in area where the range is in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the range. Injuries may...
  • Page 6 ange afety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Use Care When Opening Door – Let hot air or steam escape before removing or replacing food. • Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers – Build-up of pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury. •...
  • Page 7: Parts And Features

    Features This section tells you what features your range has and where they are located. It also discusses some convenience features that you should know about, but which are not needed to operate the range. Please review this information before using your range.
  • Page 8 Features Models KGRT507 and YKGRT507 Surface light (p. 18) Surface burners (the style of your grates may vary) (pp. 11 and 15) Surface burner controls (pp. 12 and 17) Anti-tip bracket (p. 10) Model and serial number plate (p.
  • Page 9: The Oven Vent

    Poor baking/roasting and combustion can result. The storage drawer You can remove the storage drawer to make it easier to clean under the range. Use care when handling the drawer. Removing the storage drawer: Empty drawer of any pots and pans before removing drawer.
  • Page 10: The Anti-Tip Bracket

    Features The anti-tip bracket The range will not tip during normal use. However, tipping can occur if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip bracket properly secured. A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
  • Page 11: Using And Caring For Your Cooktop

    Your cooktop is factory-set for use with Natural Gas. If you wish to use L.P. gas, an L.P. Gas Conversion Kit is included with your new range. See the appropriate section of the Installation Instructions for details on making this conversion.
  • Page 12 Check that the control knob is pressed completely down on valve shaft. If the spark ignitor still fails to operate, call your nearest authorized KitchenAid servicing outlet. Proper grounding and polarity are neces- sary for correct operation of the electric ignition system.
  • Page 13 Until you get used to the settings, use the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. SETTING RECOMMENDED USE • To start foods cooking. • To bring liquids to a boil.
  • Page 14: Energy Saving Tips

    Here are some tips to help you save energy when using your range: • Use pans with flat bottoms, straight sides, and tight-fitting lids.
  • Page 15: Caring For Your Cooktop

    NOTE: To check oven burner flames for proper size and shape, see the Installation Instructions also included with the range. sing and aring for To clean burners and burner caps: Lift the burner cap straight up from the burner base.
  • Page 16 sing and Adjusting the height of top burner flames wWARNING Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard Do not operate with a yellow flame. Doing so can result in death, heart attack, or convulsions. The LO burner flame should be a steady blue flame approximately ⁄...
  • Page 17: Cleaning Your Cooktop

    Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Cleaning your cooktop PART WHAT TO USE Control Sponge and warm, knobs soapy water Tempered Sponge and warm, glass soapy water surface Paper towel and spray glass cleaner...
  • Page 18: Using And Replacing The Surface Light

    Using and replacing the surface light (Models KGRT507 and YKGRT507) The surface light is in the backguard. It is controlled by the Surface light pads on the control panel. The ON pad turns on the light immediately and keeps it on until you press OFF.
  • Page 19 90° counterclockwise. Pull starter out of recessed area. You can find replacement starters at stores that sell fluorescent light tubes. Replace glass and close the top panel. Plug in range or reconnect power. sing and aring for ooktop...
  • Page 20: Using And Caring For Your Oven

    This section tells you, step by step, how to operate all oven functions controlled by the electronic control. Carefully follow these instructions, along with the cooking tips and cleaning information, for successful use of your range. Your model may not have all the features shown on the control display.
  • Page 21 Fahrenheit/Celsius To set your oven to cook in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit: 1. Open the door. 2. Press Cancel/Off pad. 3. Press the Number Pads 1, 2, and 3, in that order. 4. Press BROIL. 5. Start oven. NOTES: • Press BAKE to confirm that you are using Celsius.
  • Page 22 sing and If you need to convert temperatures from Celsius to Fahrenheit or vice versa, you can refer to this chart: Temperature replacement values 38°C=100°F 163°C=325°F 60°C=140°F 177°C=350°F 66°C=150°F 191°C=375°F 77°C=170°F 204°C=400°F 93°C=200°F 218°C=425°F 121°C=250°F 232°C=450°F 135°C=275°F 246°C=475°F 149°C=300°F 260°C=500°F Disable/enable audible signals Audible signals tell you if a function is entered correctly or not.
  • Page 23 3. Press the Number Pads 1, 2, and 3, in that order. 4. Press Timer Set/Start pad. 5. Start oven. “Snd” and “Off” will appear on the display. Repeat Steps 1-5 to turn the signals back on. “Snd” and “On” will appear on the display.
  • Page 24 sing and Using the control lock The control lock prevents unwanted use of the oven by disabling the control panel command pads. NOTES: • Control lock is only available when oven is not in use or control has not been set. •...
  • Page 25 Using the Sabbath mode What your oven will do while in the Sabbath mode: • The time display will show “SAb” to tell you that the oven is in the Sabbath mode. • The ON Indicator Light will light up when the burner turns on and ON will go off when the burner turns off.
  • Page 26 Setting your range for the Sabbath † If you want to set your range to meet “no work” requirements for the Sabbath, first turn on the Sabbath mode (see “To enable the Sabbath mode” earlier in this section).
  • Page 27 6. Press and hold Number Pad 6 for 5 seconds. “START?” appears on the display. 7. Press START. “SAb” appears on the display. To end the Sabbath mode and turn off the oven: 1. Open the door. 2. Press and hold Number Pad 6 for 5 seconds.
  • Page 28: Oven Settings

    sing and Starting an operation After programming a function, you must press the Start pad to start the function. If you do not press the START Start pad within 5 seconds of programming, “START?” will show on the display as a reminder. Canceling an operation The Cancel/Off pad will cancel any function, except for the Clock Set/Start...
  • Page 29: Setting The Clock

    SETTING CONVECTION BROIL Use this setting for broiling thick cuts of meat. CONVECTION ROAST Use this setting for roast- ing and baking on one rack. CLEAN Use this setting for self- cleaning only. Setting the clock NOTE: If an oven function is active or programmed, you cannot change the clock.
  • Page 30: Using The Timer

    sing and 3. Start clock. If time has not been entered correctly, three short tones will sound and “Err” will be displayed. The display will show the closest valid time. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to re-enter the time of day. NOTE: You can clear the time of day from the display by opening the door then...
  • Page 31: Baking Or Convection Baking

    Press the Timer Cancel pad. Baking or convection baking NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. See “Range Safety” for more information. 1. Position racks. For correct rack placement, see “Rack positions” and “Rack placement”...
  • Page 32 sing and 2. Choose baking setting. 3. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than 350°F (177°C) for Bake or 300°F (149°C) for Convection Bake. NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for temperature recommendations.
  • Page 33: Roasting

    Roasting NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. See “Range Safety” for more information. 1. Prepare oven. Position the rack properly. For correct rack placement, see “Rack positions” later in this section. Place food in the oven.
  • Page 34: Cooking Tips

    sing and 4. Start oven. NOTES: • After the temperature reaches 170°F (77°C), the temperature display will show the actual oven temperature at each 5°F (3°C) increase and stop at the set temperature. One long tone will sound when oven is preheated. •...
  • Page 35: Convection Baking Tips

    Rack positions No. 5 No. 4 No. 3 No. 2 No. 1 Your oven has three straight racks and five rack positions. Rack position 5 is the highest position, or farthest from the bottom of the oven. Rack position 1 is the lowest position, or closest to the bottom of the oven.
  • Page 36: Roasting Tips

    (1 cm) • Use the convection roasting rack on the broiler pan (both included with your range). (The convection roasting rack rests on the broiler pan, not inside it.) The long side of the rack should be parallel with the oven...
  • Page 37: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    Adjusting oven temperature Although your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If, after using the oven for a period of time, you are not satisfied with the baking/roasting results, you can change the offset tempera- ture by following the steps below.
  • Page 38 sing and 5. Start oven. The display shows 0°F (-18°C) and “COOK TEMP.” 6. Set the new offset temperature. Press BAKE to increase the setting. Press BROIL to decrease the setting. 7. Press START to enter the adjustment. NOTE: The offset temperature will remain the same if you press the Cancel/Off pad.
  • Page 39: Using The Temperature Probe

    Using the temperature probe The Temperature Probe is the most accurate guide to the degree of doneness of meat. Use it when baking, roasting any type of meat or poultry, or cooking casseroles with liquid. 1. Insert probe into food. Insert the probe into the center of the thickest portion of meat or into the inner thigh or breast of poultry, away from fat...
  • Page 40 sing and 5. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set an internal food temperature (from 130°F [54°C] to 190°F [88°C]) other than 160°F (71°C). NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for internal food temperature recommendations.
  • Page 41 • If you want to change the probe temperature after cooking has begun, repeat Steps 6, 5, and 8, in that order. At Step 6, you will be prompted for a new probe temperature. You may also change the oven temperature at this point by pressing the Bake pad again.
  • Page 42: Using Convect Full Meal

    sing and Using CONVECT FULL MEAL Convect Full Meal lets you choose from among 10 preset oven convection cooking cycles, all using the convection fan. These cycles store commonly used cooking times, cooking temperatures, and probe tempera- ture settings. Convect Full Meal saves you time by limiting the number of pads you have to press when cooking a favorite food.
  • Page 43 5. When the Convect Full Meal cycle is done: Four tones will sound, followed by four reminder tones every minute (if the audible signals have not been disabled), until you open the door, remove the probe, or press the Cancel/Off pad. Convect full meal chart CYCLE CONVECTION...
  • Page 44: Using Easy Convect* Conversion

    sing and When programming your own cycle: Start with meat or main dish items (times are more critical with these items). Choose baked goods with bake tempera- tures similar to those of meat or main dish items. Convection baking time of +/-10 to 15 minutes and temperatures of +/-25°F to 50°F (+-4°C to +-10°C) are acceptable.
  • Page 45 4. Enter standard cook time. NOTES: • This step is not needed when using the temperature probe. • To delay convection cooking, after Step 4, press the Stop Time pad and enter the desired stop time. Cooking will start at the time equal to the stop time less the cook time.
  • Page 46: Broiling

    sing and EASY CONVECT* Conversion setting chart EASY CONVECT SETTING Baked Goods Meats Other Foods Broiling 1. Position rack and close door. See “Thermal broiling chart” later in this section for recommended rack positions. NOTES: • Before turning oven on position oven rack(s) in desired location.
  • Page 47 4. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to use a broiling temperature other than 500°F (260°C) (see “Variable temperature broiling” later in this section). NOTE: See “Thermal broiling chart” later in this section for temperature recommendations. 5. Start oven. NOTE: If you want to change the broiling temperature after broiling has begun,...
  • Page 48: Convection Broiling

    sing and Convection broiling Convection broiling is actually high- temperature convection roasting. Use this setting when broiling thick cuts of meat. Results are similar to those you get when using a rotisserie. 1. Position rack. See “Thermal broiling chart” later in this section for recommended rack positions.
  • Page 49 6. After preheating, put food in oven. Place food on grid in broiler pan and place in center of the oven rack. Turn the pan so the long side is parallel to the oven door for the most even heat and the best airflow.
  • Page 50 sing and Thermal broiling chart: The recommended rack position is numbered lowest (1) to highest (5). Preheat broiler for 5 minutes before placing food in oven. MEAT Steak, 1" (3 cm) thick • rare • medium • well-done Steak, 1 ⁄...
  • Page 51: Timed Cooking

    Timed cooking The electronic clock/oven control will turn the oven on and off at times you set, even when you are not around. Delayed time baking/roasting is ideal for foods which do not require a preheated oven, such as meats and casseroles. Do not use delayed time cooking for cakes, cookies, etc.
  • Page 52 sing and 4. Press Cook Time pad. 5. Set cook time. 6. Start oven. Vertical bar on display will get shorter as cook time counts down. 7. When baking/roasting is done: “End” will show on the display. Four tones will sound, followed by four short reminder tones every minute (unless the audible signals have been disabled), until you open the door or press the Cancel/Off pad.
  • Page 53 3. Set temperature (optional). Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than the one displayed. NOTE: See a reliable cookbook or your convection oven cookbook for temperature recommendations. 4. Press Cook Time pad. 5. Set cook time. 6.
  • Page 54: Dehydrating

    • To learn detailed information about dehydration, refer to a book written specifically about dehydrating and/or preserving foods. † KitchenAid dealer, or by calling 1-800-422-1230 and following the instruc- tions and telephone prompts you hear. YOU SEE NIGHT LIGHT DELAY...
  • Page 55 † The dehydration spacer (Part No. 814166) can be ordered from your local KitchenAid dealer, or by calling 1-800-422-1230 and following the instructions and telephone prompts you hear. 5. Open the door, then press and hold Convection Bake pad for 5 seconds.
  • Page 56: Raising (Proofing) Bread

    Raising (proofing) bread You can use your THERMAL-CONVECTION* oven to raise (proof) bread. For more informa- tion, see the convection oven cookbook provided with your range. NOTE: If you do not turn off oven after proofing bread, the oven will keep running until you press the Cancel/Off pad.
  • Page 57: Cleaning Your Oven And Controls

    Cleaning your oven and controls Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. PART WHAT TO USE Control knobs Sponge and warm, soapy water Control panel Sponge and warm, soapy water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner...
  • Page 58 sing and PART WHAT TO USE Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water The Self-Cleaning cycle Oven door glass Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Warm, soapy water, and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad Oven cavity Self-Cleaning cycle Oven aring for HOW TO CLEAN •...
  • Page 59: Using And Replacing The Oven Light(S)

    The light bulb cover must be in place when using the oven. The cover protects the bulb from breaking and from high oven temperatures. Plug in range or reconnect power. NOTE: The oven light will not work during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 60: Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle

    sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand- cleaning the oven interior. Like the other functions of your oven, you operate the Self-Cleaning cycle with the easy-to-use electronic control. To use this cycle properly, follow the step-by-step instructions in this section.
  • Page 61: Before Setting The Controls

    • Do not insert any object into the opening of the protective shield that surrounds the ignitor. Also, do not clean this area. Doing either could result in product damage. • Do not use your cooktop during the Self- Cleaning cycle. Using your cooktop will turn the cycle off.
  • Page 62 sing the Self-Cleaning Cycle 4. After the Self-Cleaning cycle ends: To delay cleaning start time: 1. Press Clean pad. ⁄ -hour Self-Cleaning cycle will be set. (The first 3 hours are for cleaning, the last 30 minutes are for cooling.) 2.
  • Page 63: For Best Cleaning Results

    When the start time is reached: NOTE: After 30 minutes, the broil burner symbol will turn off and the bake burner symbol will turn on. 6. After the Self-Cleaning cycle ends: NOTE: You can run a second Self- Cleaning cycle right after “DOOR LOCKED”...
  • Page 64: Requesting

    If you still need help, see “Requesting Assistance or Service” on page 67. If nothing operates, check the following: Is the range plugged or wired into a live outlet or circuit with the proper voltage? (See Installation Instructions.) Have you blown a household fuse or tripped a circuit breaker?
  • Page 65 You have programmed a delayed start time. Wait for the start time to be reached or cancel and reset the control. • The range is not plugged or wired into a live outlet or circuit with the proper voltage. (See Installation Instructions.) •...
  • Page 66: Troubleshooting

    Turn off the Sabbath mode by opening the oven door, waiting up to 15 seconds and pressing and holding Number Pad 6 for 5 seconds. • The range is not grounded. Call a service technician to ground the range.
  • Page 67: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    Correspondence Dept. 2000 North M-63 Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692 Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence. Don’t forget, KitchenAid offers a full line of quality home appliances. Built-In Refrigerators Freestanding Refrigerators 50-Pound Ice Makers Dishwashers For more information on these appliances, or the one you have purchased, call our toll free Consumer Assistance Center telephone number, 1-800-422-1230.
  • Page 68 Contact the dealer from whom you purchased your appliance, or call the KitchenAid Canada Consumer Assistance Centre toll free, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (EST), at 1-800-461-5681. KitchenAid Canada Appliance Service – Consumer Services Direct service branches: BRITISH COLUMBIA ALBERTA ONTARIO (except 807 area code)
  • Page 69 ndex This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the page(s) on which you can find each topic. TOPIC ANTI-TIP BRACKET ... 10 ASSISTANCE ... 67, 68 BAKING Aluminum foil ... 5, 35 Pans ...
  • Page 70: Index

    TOPIC STORAGE DRAWER Removing ... 9 Replacing ... 9 SURFACE BURNERS Caps ... 15, 17 Control knobs ... 12, 17 Flame ... 13, 15, 16 Gas tube openings ... 15 Grates ... 17 Heat settings ... 12, 13 How they work ... 11, 12 How to use ...
  • Page 71: Warranty

    “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found by checking the “Requesting Assistance or Service” section. In the U.S.A., call our Consumer Assistance Center at 1-800-422-1230. In Canada, call KitchenAid Canada at one of the telephone numbers listed in the “Requesting Assistance or Service” section.

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