Sabbath mode, Aluminum foil, Positioning racks and bakeware – Maytag W10249694A User Manual
Fahrenheit and Celsius
The temperature is preset at Fahrenheit, but can be changed to
To change: Press and hold SELF CLEAN for 5 seconds. A tone will
sound, and “°C” or “°F” will appear on the display. Repeat to
To exit, press CANCEL.
The oven control is set to automatically shut off the oven 12 hours
after the oven initiates a cook or clean function. This will not
interfere with any timed or delay cook functions.
Press and hold DELAY START for 5 seconds to toggle to the 12-
hour shutoff function. Scrolling text will display “12 HR SHUT-OFF
ON” or “12 HR SHUT-OFF OFF.” Press and hold to change setting.
To exit, press CANCEL.
Oven Temperature Control
IMPORTANT: Do not use a thermometer to measure oven
temperature because opening the oven door may cause element
cycling to give incorrect readings.
The oven provides accurate temperatures; however, it may cook
faster or slower than your previous oven, so the temperature
calibration can be adjusted. It can be changed in Fahrenheit or
To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration:
1. Press and hold OVEN LIGHT for 5 seconds until the oven
display shows the current calibration, for example “0°F.
2. Press the TEMP/TIME “+” or “-” keypads to increase or to
decrease the temperature in 5°F (3°C) amounts. The
adjustment can be set between 30°F (18°C) and -30°F (-18°C).
3. Press START.
12/24 Hour Clock
To change the clock mode, press and hold the “+” key for
5 seconds. Press and hold the “+” key again to change the setting.
Press START to confirm the change.
Scrolling Display Text
Language options are English or French.
Press the “-” key for 5 seconds to access options. Use the “-” key
to scroll through the options. Press the START key to confirm your
The Sabbath Mode sets the oven to remain on in a bake setting
until turned off.
When the Sabbath Mode is set, all cooking and cleaning cycles are
disabled. Only the Bake cycle will operate in the Sabbath Mode. No
tones will sound, and the displays will not show messages or
When the oven door is opened or closed, the oven light will not turn
on or off and the heating elements will not turn on or off
To Enable Sabbath Mode (one time only):
1. Open oven door.
2. Press CANCEL.
3. Press and hold the “+” keypad for 5 seconds.
“SABBATH ON” and “PRESS START TO ENTER” will appear in
4. Press START to confirm your selection.
5. Close oven door.
To Activate Sabbath Mode:
To use the Warming Center element during Sabbath Mode, press
the WARMING CENTER ON keypad before activating the Sabbath
1. Press BAKE.
2. Press the “+” or “-” keypad to set a temperature other than
3. Press START.
For timed cooking in Sabbath Mode, press COOK TIME, then
the “+” or “-” keypad to set the desired cook time.
4. Press KITCHEN TIMER for 5 seconds. “SAb” will appear in the
To Adjust Temperature (when Sabbath Mode is running):
1. Press the “+” or “-” keypad. Each press of a keypad will
increase or decrease the temperature by 25°F (14°C). No
temperature will appear in the display.
2. Press START.
To Deactivate Sabbath Mode:
Press and hold KITCHEN TIMER for 5 seconds to return to regular
baking or press CANCEL to turn off the range.
IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the oven bottom
finish, do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil or liner.
For best cooking results, do not cover entire oven rack with foil
because air must be able to move freely.
Positioning Racks and Bakeware
IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the porcelain finish,
do not place food or bakeware directly on the oven door or bottom.
To cook food evenly, hot air must be able to circulate. Allow
2" (5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Make sure
that no bakeware piece is directly over another.
Position racks before turning on the oven.
Do not move racks with bakeware on them.
Make sure racks are level.
To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, raise the front edge,
and then lift out. Use the following illustration and charts as a