Delayed Start Feature

Topics:

  • How to set Delayed Start feature?
  • What modes can be used with Delayed Start feature?
  • How to handle food using Delayed Start feature?
  • Why is the Delayed Start feature not working?
  • Why does the oven turn on immediately after setting Delayed Start feature?

Answer:

Use the Delayed Start Feature to set a mode to start later in the day and shut off when the cooking is complete or set it to shut off at a preset time up to 12 hours in the future.

  • Use this feature in combination with any cooking mode except broil, convection broil, and bake stone.
  • Ovens are set independently.
  • Do not use Delayed Start when preheating is "critical" to the cooking results.
  • The oven preheats as normal in the Delayed Start mode; however, the entered cook time starts as soon as the oven turns on, not once the oven reaches temperature.
    • M Series Ovens do not preheat. Preheat time needs to be factored into cooking times.
  • The amount of time the oven takes to preheat varies depending on temperature selected.
  • This additional time to reach the selected temperature and exposure to a lower temperature affects the results of the food being cooked.
  • In some cases, it may be necessary to adjust the overall cook time to account for the oven preheating.
  • When using the Delayed Start feature, place food directly from the refrigerator into the oven.
  • The time-of-day clock must show the correct time before programming a timed activity.
  • When setting Delayed Start, current time is the start point. Setting delay to AM or PM is not necessary, as delay can only go 12 hours out from current time.
  • Food safety is important. Adhere to food guidelines to avoid potential illness or spoilage of food.
  • Refer to product Use and Care Guide for Delayed Start feature setting controls.

To cancel Delayed Start:

  • Turn the selector bezel to OFF for the Dual Fuel Range.
  • Touch OVEN OFF for the appropriate oven for all built-in ovens.

Stop Time and Cook Time:

Depending on the model, Stop Time and Cook Time are set independently. See instructions in links below.

  • STOP TIME: The time of day the oven will turn off and stop cooking.
  • COOK TIME: The number of hours and minutes the oven will be on and cooking.
  • Example: Setting a Stop Time of 6:00 PM and a Cook Time of 3 hours will cause the oven to turn on at 3:00 PM and cook for 3 hours, turning off at 6:00 PM.

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If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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