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I was trying to change the time on my electric Amana stove.

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I was trying to change the time on my electric Amana stove. When I pushed the clock button some number and letters showed up on the screen. I tried to cancel it out - but everything is froze up. what do I do now?
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may i have the model number and i will try to find you a user manual to set the clock ,, thanks
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I've looked but don't see it - where is the model number typically located?
slide out the bottom drawer and look on the leg
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX it:
Model # XXXXX
this numbers does not come up ,, are there any others?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
The first letter was A not 8
thank you ,, here is the user manual
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Well Larry - you didn't answer my question - you refered me to a manual. I have dial up and probably won't be able to download this manual. Why don't you just tell me how to fix it? Otherwise my answer remains unanswered!
To set the Clock:
1. Press the Clock pad.
• The colon flashes in the display.
2. Press ? or ? pad to set the time of day.
• Colon continues flashing.
3. Press the Clock pad again or wait four
seconds. The colon stops flashing.
When electrical power is supplied or after a power interruption,
the last clock time before power was interrupted will
To recall the time of day when another time function is
showing, press the Clock pad.
Clock time cannot be changed when the oven has been
programmed for cook or clean Delay or Cook & Hold.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Larry - I pressed the clock button before I ever wrote the first email - instead of the colon I have this message displayed 5 Ab
I don't know how to get the thing to work.
ok ,, you set it in sabbath mode ,,

Automatic Shut-Off/Sabbath
The oven will automatically turn off after 12 hours if you
accidentally leave it on. This safety feature can be turned off.
To cancel the 12-hour shut-off and run the
oven continuously for 72 hours:
1. Set the oven to bake (see page 11).
2. Press and hold the Clock pad for five seconds.
• SAb will be displayed and flash for five seconds.
• SAb will then be displayed continuously until turned off
or until the 72-hour time limit is reached.
• BAKE will also be displayed if a bake cycle is in use
while the oven is in Sabbath Mode.
All other functions EXCEPT BAKE (Timer, Keep Warm,
Clean, etc.) are locked out during the Sabbath Mode.
To cancel Bake when in Sabbath Mode:
Press Cancel pad.
• BAKE will turn off in the display.
• No beeps will sound.
To cancel the Sabbath Mode:
1. Press the Clock pad for five seconds.
2. After 72 hours, the Sabbath Mode will end.
• SAb will flash for 5 seconds.
• The time of day will return to the display.
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