GE® 30" Free-Standing Gas Range JGBS22BEHWH user guide

Frameless glass oven door.
Removed from the range before operating it to prevent fire or smoke damage should the packaging material ignite.

Operating Instructions

Safety Instructions

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.

READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.

? Be sure your range is correctly adjusted by a qualified service technician or installer for the type of gas (natural or LP) that is to be used. Your range can be converted for use with either type of gas. See the Installation of the range section.

Installation Instructions

These adjustments must be made by a qualified service technician in accordance with the manufacturers instructions and all codes and requirements of the authority having jurisdiction. Failure to follow these instructions could result in serious injury or property damage. The qualified agency performing this work assumes responsibility for the conversion.

? Be careful when you clean the cooktop because the area over the pilot (on standing pilot models) will be hot.

Troubleshooting Tips

? After prolonged use of a range, high floor temperatures may result and many floor coverings will not withstand this kind of use.

Never install the range over vinyl tile or linoleum that cannot withstand such type of use. Never install it directly over interior kitchen carpeting.

? Do not leave children alone or unattended where a range is hot or in operation. They could be seriously burned.

Consumer Support

? Do not allow anyone to climb, stand or hang on the oven door, broiler drawer or cooktop.

They could damage the range and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury.

CAUTION: Items of interest to children should not be stored in cabinets above a range or on the backsplash of a rangechildren climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured.

? Clean only parts listed in this Owners

? Never wear loose fitting or hanging garments while using the appliance. Be careful when reaching for items stored in cabinets over the range. Flammable material could be ignited if brought in contact with flame or hot oven surfaces and may cause severe burns.

? Do not store flammable materials in an oven, a range broiler or near a cooktop.

? Do not store or use combustible materials, gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

? Do not let cooking grease or other

flammable materials accumulate in or near the range.

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

Smother a flaming pan on a surface burner by covering the pan completely with a well-fitting lid, cookie sheet or flat tray.

Use a multi-purpose dry chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.

? Flaming grease outside a pan can be put out by covering it with baking soda or, if available, by using a multi-purpose dry chemical or foam-type fire extinguisher.

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

? Let the burner grates and other surfaces cool before touching them or leaving them where children can reach them.

? Never block the vents (air openings) of the range. They provide the air inlet and outlet that are necessary for the range to operate properly with correct combustion.

Air openings are located at the rear of the cooktop, at the top and bottom of the oven door, and at the bottom of the range under the broiler drawer.

? Large scratches or impacts to glass doors can lead to broken or shattered glass.

COOK MEAT AND POULTRY THOROUGHLY

Cook meat and poultry thoroughlymeat to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 160F and poultry to at least an INTERNAL temperature of 180F. Cooking to these temperatures usually protects against foodborne illness.

Stand away from the range when opening the door of a hot oven. The hot air and steam that escape can cause burns to hands, face and eyes.

? Do not use the oven for a storage area.

Items stored in the oven can ignite.

? Do not use your oven to dry newspapers.

If overheated, they can catch fire.

? Keep the oven free from grease buildup.

? Use only glass cookware that is recommended for use in gas ovens.

? Place the oven shelves in the desired position while the oven is cool.

? Do not heat unopened food containers.

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

? Never use aluminum foil to line the oven bottom. Improper use of foil could star