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									Surface Operation                                                                                                                                Range Controls                                                                                                                                                                                   Oven Settings
Lighting the Burners                                            plates which are designed to catch drippings and
All burners are ignited by electric                             circulate a smoke flavor back into the food. Beneath the                        Interior Oven Left Front Burner Left Oven                                    Left Oven                                        Griddle            Self-Clean Right Oven Right Front Burner         BAKE (Two-                                                      require gentle cooking such as pastries, souffles, yeast        MED BROIL
ignition. There are no open-flame,                              flavor generator plates is a two piece drip pan which                            Light Switch   Control Knob      Function                                  Temperature                                   Indicator Light        Indicator   Temperature    Control Knob          Element Bake)                                                   breads, quick breads and cakes. Breads, cookies, and other      Inner and outer broil
“standing” pilots.                                              catches any drippings that might pass beyond the flavor                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Full power heat is                                              baked goods come out evenly textured with golden crusts.        elements pulse on
                                                                                                                                                                (15,000 BTU)   Selector Knob                                Control Knob                                                           Light    Indicator Light (15,000 BTU)
                                                                generator plates. This unique grilling system is designed                                                                                                                                                                                                                         radiated from the                                               No special bakeware is required. Use this function for single   and off to produce
VariSimmer™                                                     to provide outdoor quality grilling indoors.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      bake element in the                                             rack baking, multiple rack baking, roasting, and preparation    less heat for slow
Simmering is a cooking technique in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               bottom of the oven                                              of complete meals. This setting is also recommended when        broiling. Allow about
                                                                Oven Functions
                                                                                                                                                                                                  CLEAN       OVEN                                                                 GRIDDLE                OVEN        CLEAN

which foods are cooked in hot liquids kept at or just                                                                                                                                                                  Du al F u e l
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cavity and                                                      baking large quantities of baked goods at one time.             4 inches (10 cm)
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Co nv e c t i on - Se l f Cle a n

barely below the boiling point of water. Simmering                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                supplemental heat is                                                                                                            between the top
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  two-element bake                                                                                                                   medium broil
ensures gentler treatment than boiling to prevent food          Preheat                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           radiated from the                                               CONV ROAST                                                      surface of the food
from toughening and/or breaking up. The size of the             For best results, it is extremely                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 broil element. This                                             (Convection                                                     and the broil element.
pan and the volume of food can have a significant effect        important that you preheat                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        conventional baking/roasting is particularly suitable for       Roast)                                                          Slow broiling is best for chicken and ham in order to broil
on how high or low a flame is needed for simmering.             your oven to the desired                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          dishes which require a high temperature. Many cookbooks         The convection                                                  food without over-browning it. Use this setting for broiling
For this reason, Viking range and rangetop burners are          cooking temperature before placing              FU EN
                                                                                                                  NC                                                                                                                                                                                                                              contain recipes to be cooked in the conventional manner.        element runs in                                                 small and average cuts of meat.
engineered with a VariSimmer setting. The VariSimmer            food items in the oven to begin cooking.
                                                                                                                         N                             Left Rear Burner                       Self-Clean Left Oven                                  Grill               Griddle           Right Oven    Right Oven            Right Rear Burner   Use this setting for baking, roasting, and casseroles. This     conjunction with the
setting is not just one simmer setting, but provides a          In many cooking modes, partial power from                    OV
                                                                                                                             TE EN
                                                                                                                                                        Control Knob                          Indicator Temperature                                Control              Control             Function   Temperature              Control Knob      function is recommended for single rack baking.                 inner and outer broil                                           LOW BROIL
variable range of simmer settings. This variable range of       the broiler is used to bring the oven to the preheat               ER
                                                                                                                                                         (15,000 BTU)                           Light Indicator Light                               Knob                 Knob            Selector Knob Control Knob              (15,000 BTU)                                                                     elements. The                                                   This mode uses only
simmer settings allows you to adjust the flame height to        temperature. Therefore, placing food items in the oven                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CONV BAKE                                                       reversible convection            convection roast               a fraction of the
achieve the best simmer depending on the type and               during the preheat mode is not recommended. The                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (Convection                                                     fan runs at a higher                                            available power to
quantity of food being simmered. It is this ability that        Viking Rapid Ready™ Preheat System is engineered so                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bake)                                                           speed in each direction. This transfer of heat (mainly from     the inner broil
makes the VariSimmer setting the most accurate and              that the oven is brought to the desired set temperature                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The bottom element                                              the convection element) seals moisture inside of large          element for delicate
trustworthy simmer on the market.                               in a manner which will provide the optimum cooking                                                                                                                                                                                                                                operates at full                                                roasts. A time savings is gained over existing, single fan      top-browning. The
                                                                environment based on the selected cooking mode in                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 power, and the top                                              convection roast modes. Use this setting for whole turkeys,     inner broil element is
TruPowerPlus™ Burner (where applicable)                         the shortest possible time.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       broil element                                                   whole chickens, hams, etc.                                      on for only part of                low broil
Certain model ranges are equipped with a TruPowerPlus           • BAKE (Two-Element Bake)                                                            Broil element                                                                                                                                                                                operates at                                                                                                                     the time. Use this
18,500 BTU burner in the front right burner position.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             supplemental power.               convection bake               CONV BROIL                                                      setting to gently brown meringue on racks 3 or 4 in 3-4
                                                                  Use this setting for baking, roasting, and casseroles.
This burner is designed to provide extra high heat                                                                                                TruConvec™ element                                                                                                                                                                              The heated air is                                               (Convection                                                     minutes.
                                                                • CONV BAKE (Convection Bake)                                                     (behind baffle)
output, especially when using large pans, and should be           Use this setting to bake and roast foods at the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 circulated by the motorized fan in the rear of the oven         Broil)
used for boiling large quantities or if you need to bring         same time with minimal taste transfer.                                          Two tilt-proof racks                                                                                                                                                                            providing a more even heat distribution. This even              The top element                                                 Convection Dehydration
something to a boiled quickly. While the TruPowerPlus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             circulation of air equalizes the temperature throughout the     operates at full power.                                         This oven is designed not only to cook, but also to
                                                                • TRU CONV (TruConvec™)                                                                   Oven lights
burner has the extra power needed to bring large                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  oven cavity and eliminates the hot and cold spots found in      This function is exactly                                        dehydrate fruits and vegetables.
                                                                  Use this bake setting for multi-rack baking for
quantities of liquid to a boil rapidly, it is also able to be
                                                                  breads, cakes, cookies (up to 6 racks of cookies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Surface Heat Settings*                                                                    conventional ovens. A major benefit of convection baking is     the same as regular                                             1. Prepare the food as recommended.
turned down low enough to provide a very low and
                                                                                                                                                One TruGlide™ rack                                                                                                                                                                                the ability to prepare food in quantity using multiple          broiling with the                                               2. Arrange the food on drying racks (not included with the
                                                                  at once).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         convection broil
delicate simmer making this burner the most versatile
                                                                                                                                                        Concealed                                                                                       VariSimmer™                                                                               racks—a feature not possible in a standard oven.                additional benefit of                                              oven; contact a local store handling speciality cooking
burner on the market.                                           • CONV ROAST (Convection Roast)                                                                                                                                                         Melting and simmering small quantities, steaming rice,                                                                                                    air circulation by the                                             utensils).
                                                                  Use this setting for roasting whole turkeys, whole                                    bake element
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and sauces                                                                                When roasting using this setting, cool air is quickly           motorized fan in the rear of the oven. Smoke is reduced         3. Set the appropriate low temperature and turn the
Griddle/Simmer Plate (where applicable)                           chickens, hams, etc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            replaced, searing meats on the outside and retaining more       since the airflow also reduces peak temperatures on the            selector to “TRU CONV”.
The optional 15,000 BTU griddle is constructed of               • CONV BROIL (Convection Broil)                                                                                                                                                         HI                                                                                        juices and natural flavor on the inside with less shrinkage.    food. Use this setting for broiling thick cuts of meats.
machined steel with a blanchard finish and is uniquely            Use this setting to broil thick cuts of meat.                                  Note: 4-Burner/Griddle/Grill model shown                                                               Boiling water quickly, deep-fat frying in large utensil                                   With this heating method, foods can be baked and roasted                                                                        Convection Defrost
designed to offer excellent cooking performance as well         • HI BROIL                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        at the same time with minimal taste transfer, even when         HI BROIL                                                        1. Place the frozen food on a baking sheet.
as easy clean up. The griddle is equipped with an                 Use this setting for broiling dark meats at 1” thickness                       Griddle/Simmer Plate                                                                                   MED HI                                                                                    different dishes are involved, such as cakes, fish or meat.     Heat radiates from                                              2. Set the temperature control to “OFF”.
electronic thermostat to maintain an even temperature             or less where rare or medium doneness                                          Operation/Settings                                                                                     Maintaining fast boil on large quantities, high temperature                               The hot air system is especially economical when thawing        both broil elements,                                            3. Turn the selector to “TRU CONV”.
across the griddle once the desired temperature has               is desired.                                                                                                                                                                           frying, and pan broiling                                                                  frozen food. Use this setting for baking and roasting.          located in the top of
been set. The griddle has a power “ON” indicator light          • MED BROIL                                                                      • Turn the griddle control knob to desired                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the oven cavity, at full                                        Self-Clean Cycle
which glows when the griddle thermostat has been                  Use this setting for broiling white meats such as                                temperature setting.                                                                                 MED                                                                                       TRU CONV                                                        power. The distance                                             This range features a self-cleaning cycle. During this cycle,
turned on. This will cycle on and off as needed to                chicken or meats greater than 1” thick that would be                           • ALWAYS turn off when not in use, or lower                                                            Maintaining slow boil on large quantities, sauteing,                                      (TruConvec™)                                                    between the foods                                               the oven reaches elevated temperatures in order to burn off
indicate the thermostat is maintaining the selected               over-browned in high broil.                                                      the heat between cooking loads.                                                                      browning, braising and pan-frying                                                         The rear element only                                           and the broil                                                   soil and deposits. A powder ash residue is left in the
temperature. Before the griddle is used, it is important                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          operates at full power.                                         elements determines                  high broil                 bottom of the oven after completion of the self-clean cycle.
                                                                • LOW BROIL
to season the griddle. See instructions in the Use &              Use this setting for delicate broiling such as                                 Grill Operation/Settings                                                                               MED LOW                                                                                   There is no direct                                              broiling speed. For                                             See Use and Care Manual for self-clean cycle instructions.
Care for steps on seasoning the griddle.                          meringue.                                                                                                                                                                             Simmering large quantities, low temperature frying (eggs,                                 heat from the bottom                                            fast broiling, food may be as close as 2 inches (5 cm) to the
                                                                • SELF CLEAN                                                                     •   Turn on ventilator (separate product).                                                             etc.), heating milk, cream sauces, gravies, and pudding                                   or top elements. The                                            broil element or on the top rack. Fast broiling is best for
Char-Grill (where applicable)                                     Use this function to clean oven.                                               •   Turn control knob to HI.                                                                                                                                                                     motorized fan in the                                            meats where rare to medium doneness is desired. Use this
The optional 18,000 BTU char-grill is equipped with a                                                                                            •   Preheat on HI for 5 to 10 minutes.                                                                 LOW                                                                                       rear of the oven                    TruConvec                   setting for broiling small and average cuts of meat.
                                                                • Convection Dehydration (TRU CONV)
single piece, heavy-duty porcelainized cast-iron grill            Use this function to dehydrate fruits and vegetables.                          •   Place food on grill, cook as desired.                                                              Melting large quantities                                                                  circulates air in the
grate for easy movement of grilling items. Beneath the          • Convection Defrost (TRU CONV)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   oven cavity for even heating. Use this setting for foods that
grill grate are two slotted porcelainized flavor generator        Use this function to defrost foods.                                            *Note: The above information is given as a guide only. You may need to vary the heat settings to suit your personal requirements.
Warnings                                                                                                               Warnings (cont.)                                                                                                   Warnings (cont.)                                                                                                             Viking Quick Reference Guide
Warning and Important Safety Instructions appearing          Important Safety Notice and Warning
in this manual are not meant to cover all possible           The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic                          WARNING                                                  WARNING                                                      WARNING                                                              CAUTION
                                                                                                                       This range features a self-cleaning cycle. During       If the information in this manual is not                                ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD                                         BURN HAZARD
conditions and situations that may occur. Common             Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) requires the
                                                                                                                       this cycle, the oven reaches elevated temperatures      followed exactly, a fire or explosion may                               Disconnect the electric power at the                            When self-cleaning, surfaces may get
sense, caution, and care must be exercised when              Governor of California to publish a list of substances
                                                                                                                       in order to burn off soil and deposits. A powder ash    result causing property damage, personal                                main fuse or circuit breaker before                             hotter than usual. Therefore, children
installing, maintaining, or operating the appliance.         known to the State of California to cause cancer or
                                                                                                                       residue is left in the bottom of the oven after
                                                                                                                                                                               injury or death.                                                        replacing bulb.                                                 should be kept away.
                                                             reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn
ALWAYS contact the manufacturer about problems or            customers of potential exposures to such substances.      completion of the self-clean cycle.
                                                                                                                       Note: DO NOT use commercial oven cleaners               WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
conditions you do not understand.                            Users of this appliance are hereby warned that when

                                                                                                                       inside the oven. Use of these cleaners can               • DO NOT try to light any appliance.                                     WARNING
                                                             the oven is engaged in the self-clean cycle, there may
                                                             be some low-level exposure to some of the listed
                                                                                                                       produce hazardous fumes or can damage the                • DO NOT touch any electrical switch.
                 DANGER                                      substances, including carbon monoxide. Exposure to
                                                                                                                       porcelain finishes. DO NOT line the oven with            • DO NOT use any phone in your building.                               BURN OR ELECTRICAL                                   DO NOT store items of interest to children over
                                                                                                                       aluminum foil or other materials. These items can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SHOCK HAZARD
                                                             these substances can be minimized by properly                                                                      • Immediately call your gas supplier from a                                                                                 the unit. Children climbing to reach items could
                                                                                                                       melt or burn during a self-clean cycle, causing            neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's
  Hazards or unsafe practices which WILL result in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            be seriously injured.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Make sure all controls are OFF and oven
                                                             venting the oven to the outdoors by opening the
                                                                                                                       permanent damage to the oven.                              instructions.
          severe personal injury or death
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is COOL before cleaning. Failure to do
                                                             windows and/or door in the room where the appliance
                                                                                                                                                                                • If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire
              WARNING                                        is located during the self-clean cycle.
                                                                                                                                                                                  department.                                                          so can result in burns or electrical shock.
  Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result             Important notice regarding pet birds:                                 WARNING                                     Installation and service must be performed by a                                                                              DO NOT turn the Temperature Control on during
                                                                                                                                                                               qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.                                                                     defrosting. Turning the convection fan on will
     in death severe personal injury or death                NEVER keep pet birds in the kitchen or in rooms
                                                                                                                                  To avoid risk of property damage,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            accelerate the natural defrosting of the food
                                                             where the fumes from the kitchen could reach. Birds
               CAUTION                                                                                                            personal injury or death; follow                                                                                       WARNING
                                                                                                                                  information in this manual exactly to                                                                                                                                     without the heat.
                                                             have a very sensitive respiratory system. Fumes

     Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD                                                                                      prevent a fire or explosion. DO NOT                                                                                  BURN HAZARD
                                                             released during an oven self-cleaning cycle may be
            result in minor personal injury.                                                                           store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors
                                                             harmful or fatal to birds. Fumes released due to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The oven door, especially the glass, can
   All safety messages will identify the hazard, tell you                                                              and liquids in the vicinity of this or any appliance.             ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD                                       get hot. Danger of burning: DO NOT
                                                             overheated cooking oil, fat, margarine and overheated
  how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what
                                                                                                                                                                                          DO NOT touch a hot oven light bulb with                      touch the glass!
                                                             non-stick cookware may be equally harmful.
      can happen if the instructions are not followed.                                                                                                                                    a damp cloth as the bulb could break.                                                                             Avoid any damage to oven vents. The vents need
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            to be unobstructed and open to provide proper
                                                             About Your Appliance
                                                                                                                                    CAUTION                                               Should the bulb break, disconnect power
                                                                                                                                                                               to the appliance before removing bulb to avoid                                                                               airflow for optimal oven performance.
Recognize Safety Symbols, Words, Labels                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CAUTION
                                                                           WARNING                                               DO NOT touch the exterior portions of         electrical shock.
                                                                                                                                 the oven after self-cleaning cycle has                                                                     To avoid sickness and food waste, DO NOT allow
Read and follow all instructions before using this
appliance to prevent the potential risk of fire, electric      NEVER use appliance as a space heater to heat or                  begun, since some parts become                                                                             defrosted food to remain in the oven for more than                                NOTICE
                                                               warm a room to prevent potential hazard to the user               extremely hot to the touch!                                                                                two hours.
shock, personal injury or damage to the appliance as a
result of improper usage of the appliance. Use                 and damage to the appliance. Also, DO NOT use the
                                                                                                                                                                                            WARNING                                                                                                         The Cooling Fan should be operating when the
                                                               rangetop or oven as a storage area for food or          During the first few times the self-cleaning feature
                                                                                                                                                                               DO NOT use commercial oven cleaners inside the                                                                               unit is in operation. If you notice the cooling fan is
                                                                                                                       is used, there may be some odor and smoking
appliance only for its intended purpose as described in
                                                               cooking utensils.                                                                                               oven. Use of these cleaners can produce hazardous                          CAUTION                                           not operating or you observe unusual or excessive
                                                                                                                       from the “curing” of the binder in the high-density
this manual.
                                                                                                                                                                               fumes or can damage the porcelain finishes.                                                                                  noise coming from the cooling fan, contact a Viking
                                                                                                                       insulation used in the oven. When the insulation is                                                                  You must carefully check the food during the                    Authorized Service Center before continuing
                                                                                                                       thoroughly cured, this odor will disappear. During
To ensure proper and safe operation: Appliance must          • For proper oven performance and operation,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            dehydration process to ensure that it does not                  operation. Failure to do so can result in damage to
                                                                                                                       subsequent self-cleaning cycles, you may sense                                                                       catch fire.
be properly installed and grounded by a qualified              DO NOT block or obstruct the oven vent duct
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the oven or surrounding cabinets.
                                                                                                                       an odor characteristic of high temperatures.                         WARNING
technician. DO NOT attempt to adjust, repair, service,         located on the right side of the air grille.

                                                                                                                       KEEP THE KITCHEN WELL-VENTED DURING                                          TIPPING HAZARD
or replace any part of your appliance unless it is           • Avoid touching oven vent area while oven is on and

                                                                                                                       THE SELF-CLEAN CYCLE.
specifically recommended in this manual. All other             for several minutes after oven is turned off. When
servicing should be referred to a qualified servicer. Have     the oven is in use, the vent and surrounding area                                                                                      To reduce the risk of the
the installer show you the location of the gas shutoff         become hot enough to cause burns. After oven is                                                                                        appliance tipping, it must be
valve and how to shut it off in an emergency.                  turned off, DO NOT touch the oven vent or                                                                                              secured by a properly installed
                                                               surrounding areas until they have had sufficient time                                                           anti-tip bracket(s). To make sure the bracket has
                                                               to cool.                                                                                                        been installed properly, look behind the range with
              CAUTION                                        • Other potentially hot surfaces include rangetop,                                                                a flashlight to verify proper installation engaged in
                                                                                                                                                                               the rear top left corner of the range.
 To prevent possible damage to cabinets and                                                                                                                                    • THIS RANGE CAN TIP
                                                               areas facing the rangetop, oven vent, surfaces near
 cabinet finishes, use only materials and finishes             the vent opening, oven door, areas around the oven
                                                                                                                                                                               • INJURIES TO PERSONS CAN RESULT
 that will not discolor or delaminate and will                 door and oven window.
                                                                                                                                                                               • INSTALL ANTI-TIP DEVICE PACKED WITH
 withstand temperatures up to 194° F (90° C). Heat           • The misuse of oven doors (e.g. stepping,
 and moisture resistant adhesive must be used if the           sitting, or leaning on them) can result in
                                                                                                                                                                               • SEE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
 product is to be installed in laminated cabinetry.            potential hazards and/or injuries.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Professional Freestanding
 Check with your builder or cabinet supplier to make
 sure that the materials meet these requirements.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dual Fuel Ranges
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          F20534B EN                                   VIKING RANGE CORPORATION                                            (081009J)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  111 Front Street • Greenwood, Mississippi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        38930 USA • (662) 455-1200

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