Maytag MER8880AS range

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Summary: This Maytag freestanding electric smoothtop range has the following:
• 4 surface cooking elements
• Among surface elements, 1 high-powered element(s).
• Warming element on cooktop
• One or more expandable cooktop elements.
• Convection oven mode.
• Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
• No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
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Type: Smoothtop, single oven (30-inch)
About - Maytag MER8880AS

The Maytag MER8880AS is part of the range test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric smoothtop range models like the MER8880AS are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Cooktop high:
This reflects how quickly the most powerful element could raise a 6-liter (6 1/3 quart) pot of water from room temperature to a near boil.

Cooktop low:
This reflects how well the lowest-powered element or burner kept a low temperature as for melting chocolate. We also set the most powerful element to its lowest setting to test its ability to hold a large pot of tomato sauce below a boil.

This reflects the evenness of cookies and cakes in multi-rack baking tests.
About This Brand

This midlevel, mass-market brand makes appliances priced between $500 and $2,000. Maytag, the first brand to introduce the double oven range in North America, offers a full line of dependable and durable cooking appliances such as built-in ovens, freestanding ovens (single or double), gas and electric cooktops, microwave/oven combinations, and downdraft hoods.

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Features & Specs - Maytag MER8880AS
info Double oven No
info Cooking drawer No
info High-power elements 1
info Medium-power elements 2
info Low-power elements 1
info Convection mode Yes
info Slide-in No
info Stainless steel available Yes
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User Reviews - Maytag MER8880AS
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Trashing After Only three Years
Attractive Design
Difficult To Clean
Unreliable Performance
Best Uses
Baking element failed after two years. Had the unit serviced. At end of third year the oven again failed. Wiring connections to the baking element had overheated and failed. Repairs would require a new baking element (again) and a new wiring harness. As we were never happy with the performance of the Aqua-Lift self-cleaning funciton, we are cutting our losses and purchasing a range from a different manufacturer.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
Matag AquaLift smooth top electric range
Attractive Design
Heats Up Quickly
High-Powered Burners
Large Surface Area
Love it
Love My Cooking Experienc
Best Uses
I read some really negative reviews on this range after I had ordered it. I was so worried I had made a bad purchased. Good news! I love everything about it. The convection fan is quiet, cooks great. The large oven window is wonderful! Top Cook's great. Looks good! I am very happy and am sure that the bad reviews I read were the exceptions (lemons). <br />This unit is wonderful!!! Read your manual before using and pre heat the oven to cook off the oven horrors pre use.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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