RANGES Thermostat Gas SAFETY INFORMATION . . . . . . . . . . . 3 USING THE RANGE In Case of a Power Failure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Surface Burners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Using the Clock and Timer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Oven Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Sabbath Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Oven Racks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Aluminum Foil and Oven Liners. . .
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READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE WARNING Read all safety instructions before using the product. Failure to follow these instructions may result in fire, electrical shock, serious injury or death. WARNING If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result, causing property damage, personal injury or death. - Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
SAFETY INFORMATION IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE WARNING GENERAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING NEVER use this appliance as a space heater to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in carbon monoxide poisoning and overheating of the oven. ■ Use this appliance for its intended purpose as described in this owner’s manual. ■ H ave your range installed and properly grounded by a qualified installer in accordance with the provided installation instructions.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE WARNING KEEP FLAMMABLE MATERIALS AWAY FROM THE RANGE Failure to do so may result in fire or personal injury. ■ Do not store or use flammable materials in an oven using the appliance. These garments may ignite if or near the cooktop, including paper, plastic, pot they contact hot surfaces causing severe burns. holders, linens, wall coverings, curtains, drapes and ■ Do not let cooking grease or other flammable gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids.
SAFETY INFORMATION IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE WARNING OVEN SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING NEVER cover any slots, holes, or passages in the oven bottom or cover an entire rack with materials such as aluminum foil or oven liners. Doing so blocks air flow through the oven and may cause carbon monoxide poisoning. Never place foil or oven liners on the oven bottom. They can trap heat causing risk of smoke or fire.
In the event of a power failure, the oven is inoperable and no attempt should be made to operate it. However, the surface burners may be lit with a match. Using extreme caution, hold a lit match near the ports beneath the surface burner cap, then slowly turn the knob to the LITE position. Once lit, surface burners will continue to operate normally. Surface Burners Lighting a Surface Burner WARNING Burners should be operated only when covered by cookware.
USING THE RANGE: Surface Burners Surface Burners (Cont.) Surface Burner The round burner is for general cooking purposes. Size cookware appropriately to the flames. Top-of-Range Cookware Aluminum: Medium-weight cookware is recommended because it heats quickly and evenly. Most foods brown evenly in an aluminum skillet. Use saucepans with tightfitting lids when cooking with minimum amounts of water.
Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. You have the choice of having the timer show the time counting down or the time of day. In either case, the timer will signal at the end of the timer period to alert you that the time is up. To Set the Clock NOTE: When you first plug in the range or after a power failure, the entire Clock/Timer display will light up. 1. Press the Clock pad. 2. Press and hold the + or – pad and the time of day will change 10 minutes at a time.
Oven Temperature Knob (on some models) Turn the Oven Temp knob to the setting you want. Each click will change the oven temperature approximately 10°F. OVEN TEMP (Range is plus or minus 30°F from the arrow.) We suggest that you make the adjustment one click from the original setting and check oven performance before Front of OVEN TEMP knob (knob appearance may vary) making any additional adjustments. ■ The Oven/Cycle light comes on when the burner is on. It will cycle on and off during cooking.
Oven Light Operation Sabbath Mode Power Outage Note The oven light can be set to either on or off prior to the start of the Sabbath or the holiday. Opening and closing of the door will not change the state of the oven light. If a power outage occurs during a Sabbath bake, the unit will return to Sabbath bake mode when power is restored and the oven will return to the same temperature as before the outage, without any intervention from the user.
USING THE RANGE: Cookware / Cooking Modes / Oven Air Vents Cookware Cookware Guidelines The material, finish, and size of cookware affect baking performance. Dark, coated and dull pans absorb heat more readily than light, shiny pans. Pans that absorb heat more readily can result in a browner, crisper, and thicker crust. If using dark and coated cookware check food earlier than minimum cook time.
RECOMMENDED MODE(S) RECOMMENDED RACK POSITION(S) ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS Layer cakes, sheet cakes, bundt cakes, muffins, quick breads, biscuits, scones on a Single Rack Bake 2 or 3 Use shiny cookware. Layer cakes* on Multiple Racks Bake 2 and 4 Ensure adequate airflow (see illustration below). Chiffon cakes (angel food) Bake 1 Use shiny cookware. Cookies, biscuits, scones on a Single Rack Bake 3 Use shiny cookware.
CARE AND CLEANING: Range – Exterior Range – Exterior WARNING Be sure all controls are off and all surfaces are cool before cleaning any part of the range. Tip-Over Hazard If your range is removed for cleaning, servicing or any reason, be sure the WARNING A child or adultanti-tip can tip the range and beproperly killed. when the range is replaced.
The interior of your new oven can be cleaned manually or by using Self Clean mode. Spillage of marinades, fruit juices, tomato sauces and basting liquids containing acids may cause discoloration and should be wiped up immediately. Let hot surfaces cool, then clean and rinse. Manual Cleaning Do not use oven cleaners, strong liquid cleansers, steel wool, or scouring pads on the interior of the oven.
CARE AND CLEANING: Cooktop Cooktop Removal of Surface Burners for Cleaning Round Burner Cap (Removable) Turn all controls OFF. Allow cooktop to cool before removing grates and burner parts. When removing the burner caps and heads, remember their size and location. Replace them in the same location after cleaning.
Burner Grates Manual Cleaning To self clean your grates on the oven bottom: Grates should be washed in hot, soapy water and rinsed with clean water. To soften burned-on food, place grates in a solution containing ¼-cup of household ammonia for several hours. Afterward, scrub grates with a plastic scouring pad soaked in hot, soapy water. Rinse well and dry. 1. Remove all oven racks. 2. Gently place one grate on the center of the oven bottom with the grate oriented in the upright position.
CARE AND CLEANING: Door and Drawer Door and Drawer Cleaning the Oven Door Cleaning the Door Interior Cleaning the Door Exterior Do not allow excess water to run into any holes or slots in the door. If a stain on the door vent trim is persistent, use a mild abrasive cleaner and a sponge-scrubber for best results. Do not use this method on any other surface. Wipe dish soap over any baked-on spatters on the glass. Use a single sided safety razor blade to clean it off.
WARNING SHOCK OR BURN HAZARD: Before replacing oven light bulb, disconnect the electrical power to the range at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel. Failure to do so may result in electric shock or burn. CAUTION BURN HAZARD: The glass cover and bulb should be removed when cool. Touching hot glass with bare hands or a damp cloth can cause burns. efore replacing your oven light bulb, disconnect the electrical power to the range at the main fuse CAUTION B or circuit breaker panel.
TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS 20 Troubleshooting Tips ... Before you call for service Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Cause My new oven doesn't cook like my old one.
Problem Possible Cause What To Do Oven not clean after a clean cycle Oven controls improperly set. See the Care and Cleaning section. Oven was heavily soiled. Clean up heavy spillovers before starting the clean cycle. Heavily soiled ovens may need to self-clean again. Strong “burning” or “oily” odor emitting from the vent This is normal in a new oven and will disappear in time. To speed the process, set a self-clean cycle. See the Care and Cleaning section. This is temporary.
LIMITED WARRANTY GE Appliances Gas Range Limited Warranty GEAppliances.com All warranty service is provided by our Factory Service Centers, or an authorized Customer Care® technician. To schedule service online, visit us at GEAppliances.com/service, or call GE Appliances at 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737). Please have your serial number and your model number available when calling for service. Servicing your appliance may require the use of the onboard data port for diagnostics.
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