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Safety Instructions - Whirlpool 3512WPA Use And Care Manual

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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Information in the Safety Instruction section covers all
STORAGE IN, ON OR NEAR APPLIANCE - Do not
electric cooking appliances. You may find some infor-
store or use gasoline or other flammable materials, va-
mation that does not pertain to your particular appli-
porsandliquidsintheoven,
nearsurface unitsorinthe
ance. Please review this section before using your
vicinity of this or any other appliance. The fumes can
cooking appliance,
create a fire hazard or explosion. Do not use cooktop
or oven as a storage area for food or cooking utensils.
The following instructions are based on safety consid-
erations and must be strictly followed to eliminate the
potential risks of fire, electric shock, or personal injury.
DO NOT USE WATER
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ON GREASE FIRES -
Smother fire or flame or
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PROPER INSTALLATION - Be sure your appliance is
use
dry
chemical
or
properly installed and grounded by a qualified techni-
foam-type
extinguisher,
clan.
if available or sprinkle
heavily with baking soda.
USE ONLY DRY POTHOLDERS - Moist or damp
NEVER USE YOUR
potholders on hot surfaces may result in burns from
APPLIANCE
FOR
steam. Do not let potholder touch hot heating ele-
WARMING OR HEAT-
ments. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloths.
ING THE ROOM.
SURFACE COOKING UNITS:
USE PROPER PAN SIZE - This appliance is
equipped with one or more surface elements of differ-
STORAGE ABOVE RANGE-To eliminate the hazard
ent sizes. Select utensils having flat bottoms large
of reaching over hot surface elements, cabinet storage
enough to cover the surface element. The use of un-
dersized utensils will expose a portion of the heating
should not be provided directly above a unit. If pro-
vided, storage should be limited te infrequently used
element to direct contact and may result in ignition of
items that can be safely stored in an area subjected to
clothing. Proper relationship of utensil to element will
heat. Temperatures may be unsafe for some items
also improve efficiency.
such as volatile liquids, cleaners, or aerosol sprays. If
cabinet storage is provided, installation of a range
hood that projects at least 5-inches beyond the bot-
NEVER LEAVE SURFACE _
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tom of the cabinet will reduce the hazards associated
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with such storage.
HIGH HEAT SETTINGS - I _ _
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PROPER
and greasy spillovers that I
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may ignite.
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Loose-fitting
or
hanging garments
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should never be
MAKE SURE DRIP BOWLS ARE IN PLACE - Ab-
worn while using
sence ef these bowls during cooking may subject wir-
the appliance,
ing or components underneath to damage.
USER SERVICING - Do not repair or replace any part
PROTECTIVE LINERS
Do not use aluminum foil to
of the appliance unless specifically recommended in
line surface unit drip bowls or oven bottoms, except as
the Use and Care Book. All other servicing should be
suggested in the Use and Care Book. Improper instal-
referred to a qualified technician. Always disconnect
lation of these liners may result in a risk of electric
unit or cut-off power to unit before any servicing,
shock, or fire.
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