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Whirlpool FGC355Y Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. A Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Using Your Range Caa;: For Your If You Need ~~~~: Warranty 1-800~&ROPER Call us with questions AND STANDARD-CLEANING GAS RANGES MODELS FGP355Y or comments. FGC355Y FGP345Y FGP335Y...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper You have purchased a quality. world-class home appliance. Years of engineering into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Gas ranges have been thoroughly tested for safe and efficient operation. However, as with any appliance, there are specific installation and safety precautions and satisfactory operation. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical damage Ing the following: WARNING: If the information a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.
  • Page 4 Do not use the range for warming or heating the room. Persons could be burned or injured, or a fire could start. Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. Personal injury could result. Reset oven controls to the off position in the event of a power failure.
  • Page 5 Grease Grease is flammable. Do not allow grease to collect around cooktop or in vents. Wipe spillovers immediately. Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick up a flaming pan. Smother flaming pan by covering with a well-fiied lid, cookie sheet or flat tray.
  • Page 6 Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your range. Use them to become familiar with the location and appearance of all parts and features. Manual oven light switch (models FGP355Y. FGC355Y and FGP345Y) Oven vent Surface burners, grates and reflector...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners Positioning racks and pans ... For best air circulatfon Setting the clock ... Using the Minute Timer ... Bakinq/roasting To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your range properly. This section gives you important information for efficient and safe use of your range.
  • Page 8 Until you get U8d to the 88tting8, following a8 a guide. For best results, rtert cooking at the high setting: then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. RECOMMENDED To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting.
  • Page 9: Positioning Racks And Pans

    Home canning information The large diameter of most water-bath or pressure canners combined with high heat settings for long periods of time can cause damage to the cooktop. To protect your range: For bed re8ult8, UM a canner which can be centered over the surface burner.
  • Page 10: For Best Air Circulatfon

    For best air circulation Hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all parts of the oven. This results in better baking. Place the pans so that one is not directly over the other. For best resutts, allow l/z-2 inches (4-5 Cm) of space around each pan and between pans...
  • Page 11: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock When the range is first plugged in, or following a power outage. “12:OO” will flash in the display. 1. Slide the Clock/Timer Switch to the CLOCK position. 2. Push in and hold the Hour button until the correct hour appears in the display.
  • Page 12: Bakinq/Roasting

    Baking/roasting 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, rack at front and pull out. For further informa- tion, see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 9. 2. Push in and turn the Oven Temperature Control to the baking/roasting temperature want.
  • Page 13: Adjustfng The Oven Temperature Control

    Adjusting the oven temperature Oven temperature controls will gradually shift after years of use. So, even though your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If, after using the oven for a period of time, you are not satisfied with the temperature you can adjust them by following these steps: 1.
  • Page 14: Energy Saving Tips

    in and turn the Oven Temperature Push Control to BROIL. The broiler will automati- cally light in 50-60 seconds. 5. When broiling is done, turn the Oven Temperature Control to OFF. NOTE: Do not preheat the broiler before using. Completely close the broiler drawer during broiling.
  • Page 15: The Anti-Tip Bracket

    The anti-tip bracket The range will not tip during normal use. How- ever, tipping can occur if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti- tip bracket properly secured. To verify the anti-tip bracket is engaged: Look to see if the anti-tip bracket is attached with screws to the wall behind the backguard.
  • Page 16 Caring For Your Range In This Section Surface burner grate6 and reflector Lift-up cooktop Surface burners Removing the oven door ... Your range is designed for ease of care. You can do most cleaning with items found around your home. Cleaning your range whenever spills or soiling occurs will help to keep it looking and operating like new.
  • Page 17 Lift-up cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates and reflector pans. 2. Lift front of cooktop at both front corners until the support rods lock into place. Personal Injury and Product Damage Hazard Be sure both support rods are fully extended and in the locked position. Failure to do so could result in personal injury from the cooktop accidentally falling.
  • Page 18 5. Before putting the burners back, dry them thoroughly by setting them in a warm oven for 30 minutes. 6. Replace burners, making sure they are properly seated and level. Replace screws. 7. Occasionally check the burner flames for proper size and shape as shown. A good flame is blue in color.
  • Page 19 To replace: Be sure the hinge arms are in the open position. Be careful if pulling the hinges open by hand. Hinges may snap back against the oven frame and could pinch fingers. Hold the door at the sides near the top. Insert hinge arms into slots at the bottom of the door.
  • Page 20 The continuous-cleaning (model FGC355Y) Standard-cleaning oven walls are coated with smooth porcelain. Your continuous-cleaning walls are coated with a special, rougher porce- lain. A fat spatter beads up on the smooth surface, but spreads out on the rougher surface. The bead of fat on the smooth surface chars and turns black.
  • Page 21 Hand-cleaning Personal Injury Hazard Do not use oven cleaning products in a continuous-cleaning oven. Some can become trapped in the porcelain surface and give off harmful fumes. WINDOW-Keep clean with warm, soapy water. Use a plastic scrubbing pad for heavily soiled areas.
  • Page 22 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your range. PART WHAT TO USE Sponge and warm, soapy Control knobs water Control panels Sponge and warm, soapy water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior surfaces Sponge and warm, soapy (other than control...
  • Page 23 Commercial for heavily soiled areas Sponge and warm, soapy Oven cavity wafer (model FGC355Y) HOW TO CLEAN Clean after each use. Wash, rinse and dry thoroughfy. After broiler is cool, wipe interior wifh warm, damp sponge. For heavily soiled areas, use a soapy steel-wool pad.
  • Page 24 The oven light Model FGP335Y: The oven light will come on when you open the oven door. Models FGP355Y, FGC355Y and FGP345Y: To turn the light on without opening the oven door, use the Oven Light Switch on the control panel.
  • Page 25 If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 1 of this section outlines 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.
  • Page 26 PROBLEM POSSIBLE Control knob(s) You are not pushing in before will not turn turning. Soil is visible You broil often. on continuous- cleaning oven finish Soil is on door. Soil is caused by sugar and starchy spills. Cooking results The range is not level. are not what you expected The oven temperature...
  • Page 27 2. If you need assistance Call our toll-free telephone number. from anywhere in the U.S.: 1-600~ROPER (1-600-447-6737) and talk with one of our trained consultants. consultant can instruct you in how to obtain satisfactory operation from your appliance or, if service is necessary, recommend a qualified...
  • Page 28 D. Damage to appliance caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God, or use of products not approved by us. E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized This Roper appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Corporation. under this warranty for incidental or consequential same time period stated in the express warranties for Roper Brand Appliances.

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