GE Profile™ Built-In Double Oven with Trivection® Technology JT980CHCC user guide

Extra-large oven capacity.
Touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth.

? For your safety, never use your appliance for warming or heating the room.

? Do not let cooking grease or other flammable materials accumulate in or near the oven.

Troubleshooting Tips

? Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick up a flaming pan. Turn the controls off.

? Flame in the oven can be smothered completely by closing the oven door and turning the oven off or by using a multipurpose dry chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.

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? Do not touch the heating elements or the interior surface of the oven. These surfaces may be hot enough to burn even though they are dark in color. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials contact any interior area of the oven; allow sufficient time for cooling first.

? Potentially hot surfaces include oven vent openings, surfaces near the openings, crevices around the oven door, the edges of the window and metal trim parts above

? REMEMBER: The inside surface of the oven may be hot when the door is opened.

? Stand away from the oven when opening the oven door. Hot air or steam which escapes can cause burns to hands, face and/or eyes.

? Do not heat unopened food containers.

Pressure could build up and the container could burst, causing an injury.

? Keep the oven vent unobstructed.

? Keep the oven free from grease buildup.

? Place the oven rack in the desired position while the oven is cool. If racks must be handled when hot, do not let pot holder contact the heating elements.

? When using cooking or roasting bags in the oven, follow the manufacturers directions.

? Pulling out the rack to the stop-lock is a convenience in lifting heavy foods. It is also a precaution against burns from touching hot surfaces of the door or oven walls.

? Do not use the oven to dry newspapers.

If overheated, they can catch on fire.

? Do not use the oven for a storage area.

Items stored in an oven can ignite.

? Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food in the oven when not

? After broiling, always take any broiler pan out of the oven and clean it. Leftover grease in a broiler pan can catch fire next time you use the pan.

? Clean only parts listed in this Owners

? Do not use aluminum foil to line oven bottoms. Improper installation of aluminum foil may result in a risk of electric shock or fire.


Read and follow the specific Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure to Excessive Microwave Energy section in this manual.

? Some products such as whole eggs and sealed containersfor example, closed jarswill explode and should not be heated in this oven. Such use of the oven could result in injury.

? In defrost mode, remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic containers before placing bags in the oven.

? Do not boil eggs in this oven. Pressure will build up inside the egg yolk and will cause it to burst, possibly resulting in injury.

? Oven Cooking BagsDo not use the wire twist-tie to close the bag.

? Do not pop popcorn in your oven.

? Do not use paper towels.

? Do not overcook potatoes. They could dehydrate and catch fire, causing damage to your oven.

? Do not operate the oven while empty to avoid damage to the oven and the danger

? If materials inside the oven should ignite, keep the oven door closed, turn the oven off and shut off power at the fuse or circuit breaker panel. If the door is opened, the fire may spread.

? Hot foods and steam can cause burns.

Be careful when opening any containers of hot food, cooking pouches and boxes.

To prevent possible injury, direct steam away from hands and face.

? As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary when used by children.

? This oven is not approved or tested for marine use.

Troubleshooting Tips

? Do not use the oven for storage purposes.

Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food in the oven when not

? Dont defrost frozen beverages in narrownecked bottles (especially carbonated beverages). Even if the container is opened, pressure can build up. This can cause the container to burst, possibly resulting in injury.

Care and Cleaning

? Do not use your oven to dry newspapers.

? Foods with unbroken outer skin such as potatoes, sausages, tomatoes, apples, egg yolks, chicken livers and other giblets should be pierced to allow steam to escape during cooking.

Operating Instructions

To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity:

? Do not overcook food. Carefully attend appliance if paper, plastic or other combustible materials are placed inside the oven to facilitate cooking.

Safety Instructions

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? Steam or vapor escaping from around

? Dimming of the oven light and change in the blower sound may occur.

Operating Instructions

Safety Instructions



? The microwave fan may operate with both ovens off. It is cooling the control and will turn itself off.

? Some TV-radio interference might be noticed while using your oven. It is similar to the interference caused by other small appliances and does not indicate a problem with your oven.

If you see arcing, open the door and correct the problem.

Care and Cleaning

Arcing is the microwave term for sparks in the oven. Arcing is caused by:

? Metal or foil touching the side of the oven.

? Foil not molded to food (upturned edge