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How to Calibrate the Oven

How to Calibrate your Maytag Range or Oven

The oven provides accurate temperatures; however, it may cook faster or slower than your previous oven.  The oven temperature can be adusted to fit your needs. If you have determined your oven needs to be calibrated, below are the most common calibration methods.  Each method is going to be specific to your range or oven, so each method may need to be tried to determine which is correct for your specific model. 

 

Determine Calibration Method Oven Calibration Directions

Method 1

Does your control have a settings, options, or tools button?

  1. Toggle through the settings and select either temperature calibration or oven calibration (depending on model)

  2. Follow displayed instructions to increase or decrease oven temperature.

  3. Press START to save the adjustment, or press Cancel to exit without change.

Method 2

If you press and hold the Temp/Time down arrow keypad for 5 seconds does the oven display show  the current setting, for example “0°F CAL” or “00.”?

  1. Press the Temp/Time up or down arrow keypad to increase or to decrease the temperature in 5°F (3°C) amounts. The adjustment can be set between 30°F (18°C) and -30°F (-18°C).

  2. Press START to save the adjustment, or press Cancel to exit without change.

Method 3

If you press and hold BAKE for 5 seconds does the oven display show the current calibration, for example “00.”?

  1. Press the TEMP/TIME “up” or “down” arrow pad(s) to increase or to decrease the temperature in 10°F (6°C) amounts. The adjustment can be set between 30°F (17°C) and -30°F (-17°C).

  2. Press START to save the adjustment, or press Cancel to exit without change.

If the directions for your range or oven is not listed above please refer to your Use and Care Guide.

If you would like to download or view product literature for your appliance, please visit our Manuals and Literature page.

 

Does Your Maytag Range or Oven Need to be Calibrated? 

If you feel that your oven temperatures may not be accurate, it's possible that your oven may need to be calibrated (slight temperature change). There is a test that can be performed to decide if your range or oven is baking at the correct temperature.

CLICK HERE for directions