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Wolf Legacy E Series Oven First Time Use Burn-In Process


  • Do you have to remove the oven racks in an E Series Wall 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 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.

Prior to First Time Use:

  1. 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.
    • It is not necessary to remove oven racks or guides for the burn-in process.
    • Remove broiler pans from the oven before proceeding.
  2. Turn on ventilation.
    • Some odor or smoke may be produced during the burn-in process. This is considered normal.
    • 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.
    • 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.
  3. Operate the oven on Convection Roast Mode at 550°F for 1 hour after it has preheated.
    • For units with two ovens, the burn-in process can be done in both ovens simultaneously.
    • For current E Series lower ovens, use Roast Mode.
    • For legacy E Series lower ovens, use Bake Mode.
  4. Oven cracking or popping noises the first few times of use is considered normal.
  5. 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.

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.


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