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M Series Oven First Time Use Burn-In Process


  • Do you have to remove the oven racks in an M Series 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 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 use / burn-in process is completed.
  • Oven racks can stay 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 done in both ovens simultaneously.
  • Animals sensitive to odors may be impacted by the burn-in process. Use kitchen ventilation (range hood, open a window, etc.) 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.
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Before 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 500°F for 1 hour after it has preheated.
    • It is not possible to select Convection Roast mode if the unit is in Sabbath mode. Refer to M Series Oven Sabbath Mode for more instructions.
  • 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 to circulate airflow in the room. It will also help 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.

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


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