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Range Care; Self-Cleaning Cycle - Whirlpool W10842003B User Instructions

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Burn Hazard
Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
Keep children away from oven during

Self-Cleaning cycle.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns.
IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive
to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Exposure
to the fumes may result in death to certain birds. Always move
birds to another closed and well-ventilated room.
Do not block the oven vent(s) during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
Air must be able to move freely. Depending on your model, see
"Oven Vent" section.
Do not clean, rub, damage or move the oven door gasket.
Prepare Range
Remove the broiler pan, grid, cookware and bakeware, all
cooking utensils, oven racks and aluminum foil and, on some
models, the temperature probe from the oven.
Use a damp cloth to clean inside door edge and the
" (3.8 cm) area around the inside oven cavity frame,
being certain not to move or bend the gasket.
Remove plastic items from the cooktop because they
may melt.
Remove all items from the storage drawer.


Self-Cleaning Cycle
(on some models)
How the Cycle Works
IMPORTANT: The heating and cooling of porcelain on steel in
the oven may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks,
and popping sounds.
Before Self-Cleaning, make sure the door is completely closed
or the door will not lock and the self-cleaning cycle will not
Once the oven has completely cooled, remove ash with a damp
cloth. To avoid breaking the glass, do not apply a cool damp
cloth to the inner door glass before it has completely cooled.
To stop the Self-Cleaning cycle at any time, press CANCEL. If
the temperature is too high, the oven door will remain locked
and "cool" and "locked" will be displayed. The cooling fan may
continue to run.
The oven light will not function during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
Electronic Oven Control with Adjustable Clean Time
(on some models)
The Self-Cleaning cycle is time adjustable between 2 hours
30 minutes and 4 hours 30 minutes in 30-minute increments.
Suggested clean times are 2 hours 30 minutes for light soil, and
4 hours 30 minutes for heavy soil.
IMPORTANT: When cooktop is in use, the Self-Cleaning cycle
will be disabled. When the Self-Cleaning cycle is in use, the
cooktop will be locked.
To Self-Clean:
1. Press CLEAN.
2. Press the Temp/Time "up" or "down" arrow keypad to enter
the desired Self-Cleaning cycle time.
3. Press START.
The oven door will automatically lock. The Door Locked and
Clean indicator lights will be displayed. The time remaining
will also be displayed.
4. When the Self-Cleaning cycle is complete and the oven
cools, the Door Locked and Clean indicator lights will turn
5. When the oven is completely cooled, remove ash with a
damp cloth.
To exit the Self-Cleaning cycle before completed, press
CANCEL. The door will unlock once the oven cools.


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