- Do you have to remove the oven racks in a Dual Fuel (DF) Range oven before doing the initial burn-in?
- Does the burn-in remove the oil and grease from the oven glass and oven cavity?
- Are cracking or popping noises during the burn-in process normal?
- What needs to be done before an oven is used for the first time?
- Oven burn-in instructions, mode, temperature, and time information
- Oven startup burn-in instructions
- Burn-in process for ovens
Before an oven is used for the first time, the oven interior should be cleaned and a burn-in may be required.
- Wolf recommends discarding any food that is cooked in the oven before the first-time use/burn-in process is completed.
- For units with two ovens, the burn-in process can be done in both ovens simultaneously.
- Animals sensitive to odors may be impacted by the burn-in process. Use ventilation and move pets to an area away from the kitchen as needed.
- The unit's cooling fans run after the burn-in is complete.
- There is no set time on how long it will take for an oven to completely cool after use.
- See Electric Oven Cooling Fan Operation for more information.
- See also, First Time Oven Use Burn-In Process.
Prior to First Time Use:
- Clean the oven interior, door, and glass with soap and water to remove some of the manufacturing grease; the remaining oil residue will burn off during the burn-in process.
- Remove broiler pans from the oven before proceeding. It is not necessary to remove oven racks or guides for the burn-in process.
- Operate the oven on "CONVECTION ROAST" at 550°F for 1 hour after it has preheated.
- Some odor or smoke may be produced during the burn-in process. This is normal.
- Running a ventilation hood or opening a window will help to circulate airflow in the room and reduce the amount of odor or smoke that may be produced.
- Oven cracking or popping noises the first few times of use is considered normal.
Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.
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