Important safety instructions, Oven, Self-cleaning oven – Maytag 8111P375-60 User Manual

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Use care when opening door. Let hot
air or steam escape before removing
or replacing food.

For proper oven operation and
performance, do not block or obstruct
oven vent duct.

Always place oven racks in desired locations while oven is

cool. If rack must be moved while oven is hot, do not let
potholder contact hot heating element in oven.


Clean only parts listed in this manual. Do not clean door
gasket. The gasket is essential for a good seal. Care

should be taken not to rub, damage, or move the gasket.

Do not use oven cleaners. No
commercial oven cleaner or oven

liner protective coating of any kind
should be used in or around any
part of the oven.

Before self-cleaning the oven,
remove broiler pan, oven racks and other utensils to

prevent excessive smoking, discoloration of the oven

racks or possible damage to utensils.

Wipe up excessive spillovers, especially greasy spills,

before the clean cycle to prevent excessive smoking or


It is normal for the cooktop to become hot during a clean
cycle. Therefore, avoid touching or lifting the cooktop
during a clean cycle.


Clean range hood and filters frequently to prevent grease
or other flammable materials from accumulating on hood

or filter and to avoid grease fires.

Turn the fan on when flambeing foods (such as Cherry
Jubilee) under the hood.


Use extreme caution when moving the grease kettle or
disposing of hot grease. Allow grease to cool before
attempting to move pan.


NEVER leave children alone or
unsupervised in area where
appliance is in use or is still hot.

NEVER allow children to sit or stand
on any part of the appliance as they

could be injured or burned.

CAUTION: NEVER store items of

interest to children in cabinets
above an appliance or on backguard

of a range. Children climbing on
appliance, door or drawer to reach

items could damage the appliance
or be burned or seriously injured.

Children must be taught that the appliance and utensils in
or on it can be hot. Let hot utensils cool in a safe place

out of reach of small children. Children should be taught

that an appliance is not a toy. Children should not be

allowed to play with controls or other parts of the unit.


NEVER touch surface or oven
heating elements, areas near
elements or interior surfaces of


Heating elements may be hot even
though they are dark in color. Areas

near surface elements and interior
surfaces of an oven may become hot enough to cause

burns. During and after use, do not touch or let clothing
or other flammable materials contact heating elements,

areas near elements, or interior surfaces of oven until
they have had sufficient time to cool.

Other potentially hot surfaces include; Cooktop, areas
facing the cooktop, oven vent opening, surfaces near the
vent opening, oven door, areas around the door, and ove






The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforceme

Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) requires the Governor of

California to publish a list of substances known to the

State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm,
and requires businesses to warn customers of potential

exposures to such substances.

Users of this appliance are hereby warned that when the
oven is engaged in the self-clean cycle, there may be
some low level exposure to some of the listed substance

including carbon monoxide. Exposure to these substanc
can be minimized by properly venting the oven to the

outdoors during the self-clean cycle by opening a windo'
and/or door in the room where the appliance is located.