? Potentially hot surfaces include the cooktop, areas facing the cooktop, oven vent opening, surfaces near the opening, crevices around the oven door and metal trim parts above
? Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick up a flaming pan. Turn the controls off.
Smother a flaming pan on a surface unit by covering the pan completely with a wellfitting lid, cookie sheet or flat tray. Use a multi-purpose dry chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.
? Do not touch the surface units, 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, the surface units, areas nearby the surface units or any interior area of the oven; allow sufficient time for cooling first.
Care and Cleaning
? Never wear loose-fitting or hanging garments while using the appliance. Be careful when reaching for items stored over the range.
Flammable material could be ignited if brought in contact with hot surface units or heating elements and may cause severe
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
? Stand away from the range when opening the oven door. Hot air or steam which escapes can cause burns to hands, face and/or eyes.
? Pulling out the shelf 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 heat unopened food containers.
Pressure could build up and the container
could burst, causing an injury.
? When using cooking or roasting bags in the oven, follow the manufacturers directions.
? Keep the oven vent unobstructed.
? Keep the oven free from grease buildup.
Care and Cleaning
? Place the oven shelf in the desired position while the oven is cool. If shelves must be handled when hot, do not let pot holder contact the heating elements.
? 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 in use.
SELF-CLEANING OVEN (on some models)
? Do not clean the door gasket. The door gasket is essential for a good seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage or move the gasket.
? Clean only parts listed in this Owners
? Do not use oven cleaners on self-clean models. No commercial oven cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used in or around any part of the oven. Residue from oven cleaners will damage the inside of the oven when the self-clean cycle is used.
Consumer Support Troubleshooting Tips
? Do not use the oven to dry newspapers.
If overheated, they can catch on fire.
? Before self-cleaning the oven, remove the broiler pan, grid and other cookware.
? Be sure to wipe up excess spillage before starting the self-cleaning operation.
? If the self-cleaning mode malfunctions, turn the oven off and disconnect the power supply. Have it serviced by a qualified technician.
? Take the shelves out of the oven before you begin the self-clean cycle or they may discolor.
WARMING DRAWER (on some models)
? The purpose of the warming drawer is to hold hot cooked foods at serving temperature. Always start with hot food; cold food cannot be heated or cooked in the warming drawer.
? Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food in the warming drawer when not in use.
? Never leave jars or cans of fat drippings in or near your warming drawer.
? Use care when opening the drawer. Open the drawer a crack and let hot air or steam escape before removing or replacing food.
Hot air or steam which escapes can cause burns to hands, face and/or eyes.
? Do not use aluminum foil to line the drawer.
Foil is an excellent heat insulator and will trap heat beneath it. This will upset the performance of the drawer and it could damage the interior finish.
? Do not warm food in the warming drawer for more than two hours.
SURFACE UNITSALL MODELS
? Never leave the surface units unattended at high heat settings. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may catch on fire.
? To minimize the possibility of burns, ignition of flammable materials and spillage, the handle of a container should b