Wolf Oven Preheat

Topics:

  • 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

Answer:

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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