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Claibrating the temperature of a GE gas oven

I have a 5 year-old GE Spectra free-standing range. I think the oven calibration is incorrect. How do I calibrate?

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  • Mitzile Nov 22, 2007

    How do I calibrate my GE Spectra Profile gas oven?

  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2007

    I have a GE Prfoile XL44 Gas Range/Oven, and it does not seem to achieve the oven temperature setting desired?

    I have installed two internal oven tempertature gauges and neither show the oven is acheiving the desired mark. Although the oven internal beeper says that it has meet the setting, it does not. I am most disapointed with this product as with most GE products, it's a cost versus a quality issue.

    Any thoughts on how to cure this issue?

  • Omono Nov 28, 2007

    I am having the same problem. I set the oven for 350 and it beebs and says it is there, but using a standard oven thermometer, it is only reaching about 300. I dont have an instruction manual but there has to be a way to re-calibrate doesnt there?

  • nizok Mar 30, 2008

    My GE XL44 oven is between 50 and 100 degrees hotter than setting ---- can this be reset so that it is more accurate?

    I am handy and would like to do it myself if it is not too complicted.

  • Mike
    Mike Dec 03, 2013

    Frank! Thanks worked exactly as you described below.

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First of all, do not use the oven thermometers from a grocery store. they can be off by 20 degrees or more. These directions may help you for electronically controlled ovens. The older manually controlled ovens have a small screw head in the center of the oven temperature knob that can be adjusted in usually 10 degree increments.


To Adjust the Thermostat
Touch the Bake and Broil Hi/Lo pads
at the same time for 3 seconds until the
display shows SF.
Touch the Bake pad. A two digit number
shows in the display.
Touch Bake once to decrease (-)
the oven temperature, or twice to
increase (+).
The oven temperature can be adjusted
up as much as 35°F. or down as much
as 35°F. Touch the number pads the
same way you read them. For example,
to change the oven temperature 15°F,
touch 1 and 5.
When you have made the adjustment,
touch the Start pad to go back to the
time of day display. Use your oven as
you would normally.
NOTE: The thermostat adjustment for Baking
will also affect Convection Baking or Convection Roasting.

Posted on Dec 03, 2007

  • steve1816 Jan 01, 2011

    This worked great on my GE Profile JGB908CEK4CC

  • Sheryl P. Apr 26, 2013

    It's not going to work on my GE xl44 sspectra. I don't have bake and broil buttons.

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