USING YOUR OVEN
Before Using Your Oven
Be sure you understand how to set the controls properly. Practice removing
and replacing the shelves while the oven is cool. Read the information and
tips on the following pages. Keep this guide handy where you can refer to
it, especially during the first weeks of using your new range.
Lighting Instructions for Electric Ignition Models
models) are lighted by electric ignition.
To light the burner, turn the OVEN CONTROL
knob to the desired temperature. The burner should
light within 30-90 seconds. After the oven reaches the
selected temperature, the oven burner cycles—off
completely, then on with a full flame-to maintain the
CAUTION: DO NOT MAKE ANY ATTEMPT TO
OPERATE THE ELECTRIC IGNITION OVEN
DURING AN ELECTRICAL POWER FAILURE.
The oven or broiler cannot be lit during a power
failure. Gas will not flow unless the glow bar is hot.
If the oven is in use when a power failure occurs,
the oven burner shuts off and cannot be
power is restored.
Lighting Instructions for Standing Pilot Models
These ranges have
standing oven pilots that
must be lit initially.
3. Find the oven pilot port at the back of the broiler
compartment. The long tube, running from front to
back, is the oven burner. The pilot port is at the
back, about one inch below the burner.
the oven pilot:
. Using a long match or match holder, reach and
light the oven pilot.
. Be sure the OVEN
in the OFF position.
To light the oven burner, turn the OVEN
CONTROL knob to the desired temperature.
The burner should light within 60 seconds.
. Open the broiler door
and remove the
broiler pan and rack.
This will make it
easier for you to
reach inside the
While using the oven
burner, visually check the burner flame in the broiler
compartment. flame does not burn as described in
the Installation section of this guide, adjust the flame
following the directions on those pages.
Power failure: An electrical power failure
not affect the standing oven pilot.
Your oven is controlled either by a single OVEN
CONTROL knob or by a BAKE/BROIL switch and
an OVEN CONTROL knob.
If your range equipped with a separate
Turn switch to BAKE for all normal oven
operations—for example, for cooking roasts or
casseroles. Only the bottom oven burner operates
when the BAKE setting selected.
normally take 30-90 seconds before the flame
comes on. After the oven reaches the selected
temperature, the oven burner cycles—off completely,
then on with a full flame-to maintain the selected
Use the BROIL setting for broiling. Only the top oven
burner operates when the
setting is selected.