- How long should it take to preheat the oven?
- What is the preheat time difference on 208 Volt and 240 Volt power supplies?
- Why does my Wolf take longer to preheat than my old oven?
- Oven does not preheat fast enough
- Temperature display changes from preset to current temperature
Factors That Affect Preheat Times
- Wolf oven preheat times vary by product and oven size.
- Wolf's hidden bake element in electric ovens makes oven interiors larger and more attractive.
- By saturating the heat throughout the cavity, Wolf delivers better cooking results.
- This means preheat may take longer than a conventional oven.
- The appliance voltage can affect the preheat times of Dual Fuel Ranges and Wall Ovens.
- 208 V can add 25 - 40% more time to preheat versus 240 V.
- Once at temperature, both voltages work the same.
- The use of natural gas versus liquid propane will affect Gas Range oven preheat times.
How Preheat Works in Wolf Ovens
- Always preheat the oven. Broil and Convection Broil are the only modes that do not require a preheat.
- During preheat, the oven heats as quickly and evenly as possible and is not ideal for cooking until it reaches temperature.
- The oven temperature shown on the control panel display switches between the set temperature and current temperature during preheat.
- Once set temperature is reached, the temperature shown stays steady at the setpoint.
If the oven does not reach the set temperature, refer to Oven Temperature Issue.
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