Induction Range First Time Oven Use Burn-In Process
- Do you have to remove the oven racks in an Induction Range (IR) oven before doing the initial burn-in?
- Does the burn in remove the oil and grease from the oven window 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 start up 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.
- Oven racks can remain inside the oven during this burn-in.
- Remove broiler pans from the oven before proceeding.
- For units with two ovens, the burn-in process can be performed 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.
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.
- 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 considered normal.
- Running a ventilation hood or opening a window will help 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.
- It is not necessary to remove oven racks or guides for the burn-in process.
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