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A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool You have purchased a quality, wo&c/ass into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we have developed this Use and Care Guide. lt is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance property and safely.
Important General Read all instructions before using the oven. Install or locate the oven only in accordance with the pro- vided Installation Instructions. The oven must be installed a qualified installer. The oven must be roperly connected electrica P supply and grounded. CAUTION: Do not store things children...
Do not heat unopened contain- ers. They could explode. The hot contents could cause burns and container particles could cause injury. Do not store flammable materi- als on or near the oven. The fumes can create an explosion and/or fire hazard. When using the oven Always...
Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations location and appearance of all parts and features. Upper microwave use and care guide for more information) oven Oven vent Lock lever cover pant Model and serial num plate of your appliance. Use them to become familiar with the oven (see separate upper microwave...
Using Your Oven In This Section Positioning racks and pans For best air circulation Using aluminum for baking The dectronic oven contrd Setting the clock Timst Using the electronic Minute Using the OWCancel pad ... Audible signals To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your oven properly. This section gives you imporlant information for efficient and safe use of your oven.
For best air circulation The hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all parts of the oven. This results in better bakktg. Place the pans so that one is not directly over the other.
The electronic oven control Temperature Electronic I MEALTIMER conllol pads Display/clock When you first plug in the oven, a time of day and ‘PF will show in the temperature display. H, after you set the clock (page 9), the display again shows ‘PF, your electricity was off for a while, Reset the clock.
Setting the clock 1. Push the Clock/Set pad. The colon flashes and TIME will light up in the display. 2. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the time of day. Push the ‘up’ (A) or ‘down” (r) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display.
3. Push the Start/Enter pad. The Minute Timer will begin counting down immediately timer is started. When time is up, “End” will show in the large display and you will hear four 2-second tones. You will also hear four 1 -second tones every minute until you push one of the two Timer pads.
Baking/roasting 1. Position the rack(s).properfy before turning on the oven. To change rack position, lift rack at front and pull out. For further information, see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 6. Push the Bake pad. 350”” will light up in the small display to show the preset temperature and BAKE will light up.
Adjusting the oven Oven temperature controls will gradually shift after years of use. So, even though your new oven is property adjusted to provtde accurate temperatures, rt may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If, after usrng the oven for a period of time, you are not satisfied with the temperature you can adjust them by following these steps: 1.
Broiling NOTE: Preheating is not necessary when broiling. 1. Position the rack before turning the oven on. See “Broiling rack position chart” on page 14. 2. Put the broiler pan and food on the rack. 3. Close the door to the Broil Stop position (open about 4 inches [lo.2 cm]).
Broiling rack position RACK POSlTION TYPE OF FOOD/ FROM BOlTOM DONENESS Hamburger patties and thin steaks, l/i’ thick or less Quickly searing food, rare and medium steaks, medium patties, ham slices, fish steaks. frank- furters Well-done steaks and patties, lamb chops, split chicken, pork steaks and chops, whole fish Broiling...
Using the electronic The electronic MEALTIMER.’ control will turn the oven on and off at times you set ___ even when you are not around. Delayed tlrne baking/roasting is ideal for foods which do not require a preheated oven, such as meats and casseroles.
4. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired cooking time. Push the -up” (A) or “down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display. This example shows a desired baking/roasting time of 30 minutes. 5. Push the Start/Enter pad. ‘IO”“. HEAT, BAKE, TIMED and the set cook time will light up in the display to show that the oven is heating.
2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode. Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired temperature. Push A to raise the temperature or V to lower the temperature in 5°F incre- ments. Use these pads until the desired temperature shows in the small display.
To delay start and stop automatically Method l-Using Cook Time and Start lime: 1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put food in the oven. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode. Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired temperature.
6. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired start time. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display. This example shows a desired start time of 2 o’clock. The oven will automatically 230 (the set start time plus the set cook time).
Method Z-Using Start Time and Stop Time: Position the oven rack(s) properly and put food in the oven. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode. Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired temperature. Push A to raise the temperature or V to lower the temperature in 5’F incre ments.
6. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired stop time. Push the “up” (A) or “down* (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display. This example shows a desired stop time of 230. This provides a cook time of 30 minutes (the drfference between the start and slop times).
Method 3-Using Cook Stop Time: 1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put food in the oven 2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode. Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired temperature. Push A to raise the temperature or V to lower the temperature in 5°F incre- ments.
This example shows a desired stop time of 230. The oven will automatically cooking at 2:OO (the set stop time minus the set cook time). 7. Push the Start/Enter pad. DELAY and BAKE will light up in the display to show that the oven is programmed to start at a later time.
Using The SelfCleaning Cycle In This Section wortu -.-...-...-... 25 How the cyck Befora you l tart -..-...-..-...-... The SelfCleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning interior.
Remove the broiler pan grid and any pots and pans being stored in the oven. NOTE: You can clean the broiler pan (without grid) in the oven if you have first removed most of the soil by handcleaning or a dishwasher. most of the soil is not removed, too much smoking will occur.
If a cleaning cycle other than 3 hours is desired, use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired cleaning time. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V) pad(s) until a time between 2-4 hours shows in the display. Use 2 hours for light soil.
To delay the start using Start Time: the ‘Clean pad. the Delay Start Push Push Time pad. START, TIME, CLEAN and “cln” will light up. the Hour and Minute pads to set the de’sired start time. Push “down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display.
To stop Self-Cleaning cycle at any time: the Off/Cancel pad. I_ Push 2. When LOCKED goes off, move the Lock Lever back to the left. DO NOT FORCE until it rnoves easily Wait Special tips the kitchen well ventilated during the Self- Keep Cleaning cycle to help get rid of heat, odors and smoke.
Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your oven. WHAT TO USE PART Control panel Sponge and warm, soapy water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior surfaces Sponge and warm, soapy water (other than control panel) Broiler pan and grid Steel-wool pad and warm,...
The oven light The oven light will come on when the oven door is opened. To turn on the light when the oven door is closed, use the CNen Light Switch above the lower oven. Use the switch again to turn off the light.
You Need Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to solve each problem. Parts 2 and 3 tell you what to do if you still need assistance or service. When calling our Consumer Assistance Center for help or calling for service, please provide a detailed description complete model and serial numbers and the purchase date.
PROBLEM POSSIBLE Cooking resutts The oven is not level. are not what expected The oven temperature low or too high. You have not preheated oven before baking. The recipe has never been tested or is not from a reliable source. The pan used is not the type or size recommended There is not proper...
C. Pickup and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. D. Damage to the range product caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. E. Any labor costs during limited warranty.