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My kitchenaid range touch pad won't work- no errors displayed, can't turn oven on


careful here. The board needs to be replaced and can cost as much as $300 to $500. Half the cost of a new range. They also have been known to turn on the cleaning mode when baking. Then the oven door locks and cannot get in. Then what ever you have in the oven really gets black and starts a fire. This happened to me a while back. Had to shut off the range breaker and wait til the oven cooled of to open door. Really smelled. Had to buy a new oven because we could not get the burned smell out. I would suggest not to use the oven til new board is installed. Or buy new oven. We bought a AQUALIFT clean oven. It cleans at 250 degrees. Not the high temp of 500 degrees plus.

Dec 31, 2014 | KitchenAid Kitchen Ranges

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I hv got a ifb microwave oven 23sci with grill , i have tried baking cakes many time and every time it gets burnt. The sides get baked and the central zone is unbaked. MY method is , I take a glass utensil...


You should be using convection mode first of all. It's not clear from your post if you are. Also looks like you're oven is baking at higher temperature than it says. Try 170 degrees for 13-14 mins instead.

Feb 28, 2011 | KitchenAid KHMC107BT Convection/Microwave...

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How do I use the self cleaning functions - kitchenaid oven


Hi,

Please allow me to help you first with some background of self cleaning functions:

Self-cleaning ovens use an approximately 900 degrees Fahrenheit (482 degrees Celsius) temperature cycle to burn off spills leftover from baking, without the use of any chemicals. A self-cleaning oven is designed with a mechanical interlock (patented in 1982) to keep the oven door locked and closed during and soon after the high-temperature cleaning cycle, which can be approximately three hours. The door stays locked to prevent burn injuries. You can open the oven door after the oven cools to approximately 600 F (315 C).

If baking spills are not wiped up after baking, there may be some smoke during an oven cleaning cycle. It is a good idea to remove any pets from the area when running the oven's self-cleaning cycle. There have been reports of oven-heated Teflon-coated items releasing odorless fumes deadly to birds.
Self-cleaning ovens have the added benefit of more insulation, which helps the energy efficiency for regular baking. This is similar in concept to an increased R-factor for home insulation.

You will also save energy costs by using the self-cleaning cycle right after baking, to make use of the already partially heated oven.

Please check this website mentioned bellow which would give you a detailed method of how to perform it:

http://cleaning.lovetoknow.com/Self_Cleaning_Oven_Instructions

Hope this would help you .

God Bless.

Jul 05, 2009 | KitchenAid Kitchen Ranges

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KitchenAid Oven Temp.- Bottomside of Pizza or Cake stays uncooked


I have a 2yo Kitchenaid oven, and my advice is first, don't use convection for cakes or pizza. Use the thermal oven. For pizza preheat to 500 degrees, then put the pizza on the lowest rack, and bake for 7-8 minutes.This way the bottom browns, and the top doesn't get broiled from the top element coming on during the bake cycle.

As for cakes, again place them on the low rack so that they get bottom heat. I keep my eye on the oven and when the broil element comes on I stick a piece of foil over the cake until it goes off. Otherwise it will set the top and the cake won't rise as much. Even doing that cakes don't rise as much as they did in my old oven, and they brown too much on top.

The convection oven does a good job of cookies, and the broil mode is okay.

I wish I hadn't bought this oven, but I didn't know about the upper (broil) element coming on during the bake cycle until I'd had it for awhile, and it was too late to return it.

If anyone's shopping for an oven, ask questions, and don't get one that maintains the oven temperature by activating the broil element when baking.

Jun 24, 2009 | KitchenAid Architect ® II KEBS208S...

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How to set the temperature on the KitchenAid Superba oven/convect


A separate oven thermometer is absolutely necessary in baking. Something similar to this would be cheap and easy. http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/product.asp?order_num=-1&SKU=10161738

Or you could go for a digital one with a probe.

Apr 08, 2009 | KitchenAid Architect Series KEBC107KSS...

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Range will not hold a consistent temperature


Good chance your bake element is out. Could be the element or a terminal burned off.
When you set to bake, normally it preheats which uses the bake and broil element.
When it reaches "near" temp, the broil goes off and the bake takes over.
If the bake element, (the one in the bottom), is not working, the temp will decline.

Check:
Turn to 450 deg.
Watch the elements, assuming you have a door with a glass, and see if both elements, top and bottom, glow red.

MrBoo aka Gary

Nov 11, 2008 | KitchenAid KERC507 Electric Kitchen Range

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Oven does not heat up very fast


The problem in either a bad relay on the control board or a bad bake element. You can use an ohm meter to check for resistance on the bake element. Any resistance means it is ok. Check for 240 volts to bake element. If element checks ok then replace the control board.

Nov 09, 2007 | KitchenAid KESC307 Electric Kitchen Range

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