Before using for the first time Timer After the appliance has been turned on, Either; – "12:00" and the "f" (Start) and ")" (End) symbols will flash in the display. or – the timer will remain dark. To save energy the time display has been turned off (factory setting) If the "f" and ")" buttons are pressed simultaneously, "12.00" should appear in the display. Setting the time of day Press the "f" (Start) and ")" (End) buttons simultaneously. "12:00" and the control lamp in the center of the “– /+” button will now stay on without flashing. Use the “– /+” button to enter the time in hours and minutes. When the control lamp for the “– /+” button goes out, the time has been set. The colon will flash and the display will change in one minute intervals. To turn off the time display while still allowing the clock to run unseen, see page 24. 12 Oven Use a cloth to wipe out the oven interior with warm water and a non-abrasive detergent solution. Dry it with a soft cloth. Do not close the oven door until the oven interior is dry. Rinse the accessories. New ovens may have a slight odor during their first use. Running the oven for at least an hour at 450°F / 230°C or higher will make it dissipate more quickly. Turn the Oven Mode Selector to "Convection". Select the highest temperature using the "– /+" button. The timer can be used to set the finish time to one hour. Make sure the room is well ventilated during this process.