About your range – Maytag 8113P644-60 User Manual
ABOUT YOUR RANGE
Your oven will feature either pilot ignition or pilotless
ignition. If the gas supply to the range is turned off, be
sure all controls are set in the OFF position before
re--supplying gas to the appliance.
To light oven pilot: When cool, remove oven racks and
oven bottom. With the oven thermostat knob in the OFF
position, hold a lighted match to the pilot located at the
back end of the oven burner. Once the pilot lights, replace
oven bottom and racks.
With this type of ignition system, a glo bar will light the
oven burner. The oven will not operate during a power
failure or if the oven is disconnected from the wall outlet.
NOTE: A lighted match will not light the burner. No
attempt should be made to operate oven during a
The cooktop featuring conventional surface burners lifts
up for easy cleaning of the burner box area.
To remove: When cool, first remove grates and drip
bowls, if equipped. Grasp two front burner wells and lift
up. The top can be completely removed.
To replace: Insert the two pins on the back of the cooktop
into the holes in the backguard. Lower the top into place
applying pressure at the front edges to secure top to the
CAUTION: Do not operate a surface burner without a pan
on the grate. The porcelain finish on the grate may chip
without a pan to absorb the intense heat from the burner
Burner grates must be properly positioned before cooking.
Burner grates are durable but may gradually lose their
shine due to usage and high temperatures.
Grates for the porcelain cooktop are square. When
installing square grates, place indented sides together so
straight sides are at front and rear.
Surface burners are secured in place during transportation
with a shipping screw.
Once the range is installed, these may be removed to
allow quick and easy removal of the burner.
To remove: Lift up and support or remove the cooktop.
When cool, grasp burner head and tilt to release tab from
slot near ignitor or pilot. Lift up and toward back of
cooktop until air shutter end of burner releases from valve.
To replace: Insert air shutter end of burner over valve and
lower into place. Replace cooktop. Turn on burner to be
sure burner has been correctly replaced.