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Whirlpool FGP315B Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. A Note To You ki!EZfi:- Parts And Features 6 Using Your Range For Your If You Need fg!$-?E Warranty 140044ROPER Cdl us with qmtions or commenls. GAS RANGE MODELS FGPZlOV FGP305B FGP215V FGPSIOB FGPSOOB FGP315B...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper@ appliance. You have purchased a quality, mwldclass home appliince. Years of engineering experience have gone into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we have developed this Use and Care Guide. it is full of valuable information on how to opemte and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important safety Instructions READ AND SAVE Gas ranges have been thoroughly tested for safe and efficient operation. However, as with any appliince, there are specific installation and safety precautions which must be followed to ensure safe and satisfactory operation. To reduce tM risk of fire, electrkal or damage when using the range, follow bask precautions, including the following: WARNING: If the information...
  • Page 4 m Do not store things chibren might range. want above the Children oould be humed or injured whii climbing on it. b Do not leave children alone or unat- range is tended in area where the They should never he allowed to sit or stand on any pert of the range.
  • Page 5 Check to be sure glass cooking utensils are safe for use on the range. Only certain types of glass, glass-ceramic, ceramic, earthenware or other glazed utensils are suitable for cooktops without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. Never leave surface burners unattended at high heat settings.
  • Page 6 Parts And Features Thk section contains captioned illustrations of the location and appsarance of all parts and features. NOTE: Because this Use and Care Guide covers several models, not all illustrations shown or features discussed will apply to your spedi Models FGP3158 L FGP31OB ohown Broiler drawer Control...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners ..7 Positioning racks and pans..Q For best air circulation ..10 Llghtlng standing pilots Baklngkoasting To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your range properly. This section gives you important information for effiiient and safe use of your range.
  • Page 8 -___ Until you get used to the sefflngs, use the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control knob down to continue a&ing. SElTlNG RECOMMENDED USE To light the burner. Afk the burner liihts, turn oontrol back to a desired setting.
  • Page 9 Pans should be easy to clean. Check to be sure there are no crevices, rough edges or areas where food might collect. Be sure pans do not tip, whether they are full or empty. Use cookware only as il was intended to be used.
  • Page 10: For Best Air Circulation

    For best air circulation Hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all parts of the oven. Thii results in better baking. Place the pans so that one is not directly over the other. For best results, allow 1 ‘S-2 inches (4-5 cm) of space around each pan and between pans and oven walls.
  • Page 11 Lighting standing (mode& FGP21OV, FGP3WB and FGPNOB) To light range pilots: 1. Make wre all controls are tumed off. the surface burner grates 2. Remove the cookhp. Remove the cookop. (See “Removing the woklop” on page 18.) 3. To light, hold a lit match over the pilot light located between the front and back burners.
  • Page 12: Baklngkoasting

    Baking/roasting NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven bumer on electric ignition models during a power failure. See ‘Irqxtant Safety Instmc- tior& on page 4 for more information. 1. Poeltlon the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, pull rack out to the stop, lift rack at front, and pull out For further information, see “Positioning racks and...
  • Page 13: Control

    Adjusting the oven temperature Oven temperature controls will gradually shii after years of use. So, even though your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or dower than your old oven. If, after using the oven for a perid of time, you are not satisfied with the temperature settings, you ten adjust them by following thesesteps:...
  • Page 14: Broillng

    Broiling The broiler drawer is located bebw the oven door. Always broil wlth the oven dour Closed. Product Dmge Hazard Donotsteponorapplyexcessweight to broiler drawer whem open. Doing so could damage the dwr. 1. Pull the broiler drawer open. Broiler door will tilt down when opened.
  • Page 15: Energy Saving Tips

    Energy saving tips Although the energy used for onoking is usually a very small percentage of the total energy used in the home, cooking energy can be used effiiiently. Here are some tips to help you save energy when using your cooking product: Use pans with flat bottoms, straight sides and tight-fitting lii.
  • Page 16: The Anti-Tip Brackets

    The anti-tip brackets The range will not tip during normal use. However, tipping can occur if you apply too much forceorweig~totheopendoor~theanWipbracketsprope~yred. .To reduce risk of range tipping over, secure range with the properly installed anti-tip brackets supplied with range. If range is moved for cleaning or service, check that anti-tip devices are engaged before using range.
  • Page 17 Caring For Your Range In This Section Surface burner grates ..... . . 17 Removing the cooktop ..... 18 Surface burners .
  • Page 18 Removing the cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates. 2. Lift front of cooktop enough to clear front of range. Grasp cool burner openings. Lift and pull forward. Personal Injury Hazard Do not try to clean under the woktop without removing the cooktop first. Failure to do so could result in per- sonal injury from the mop acciden-...
  • Page 19 Surface burners 1. Remove the cooktop, following the instructions on page 18. Wipe off surface burners with warm, eoapy water and a sponge after each use. To remove cooked-on food, soak burners in a vinegar and water solution for minutee. Scrub with a plastic scrubbing pad.
  • Page 20 Removing the oven door Removing the oven door will help make it easier to clean the oven. Bum and Electrkal Shock Hazard Make sure all controls are OFF and the oven is cod before removing oven door. Failure to do so coukl result in burns or eledrical shock.
  • Page 21 Removing the broiler The broiler carriage can be removed for lighting standing pilot oven burner and for easier cleaning. To remove: 1. Pull broilar drawer open. Broiler doOr will tilt down when opened. 2. Remove the broiler pan and grid. 3.
  • Page 22 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your range. PART WHAT TO USE Sponge and warm, Control knobs soapy water Control panel Sponge and warm, watef Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior Sponge and warm, surfaces (other soapy water than control...
  • Page 23 PART WHAT TO USE Surface burners zrwtt; warm Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, gRtic =crubbing ped Viiar and water sohtbn Broiler drawer, Steel-wool pad and pan and grid warm, soapy water (clean after eech lJ=) oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water Oven cavity Sponge and warm,...
  • Page 24 If You Need Assistance This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 1 of this section outlines possible pmblems, 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 toll- free telephone number for help or calling for service, please provide a detailed description of the problem, your appliance’s coqlete (See page 2.) This information will help us respond properly to your request.
  • Page 25 POSSIBLE CAUSE PROBLEM Burner ports are clogged. Bumer flames are uneven Air/gas mixture is incorrect. Burner namer lift off yellow, or nolsy when turned Burner makes Bumer is wet from washing. popping ft0b when on Control You are not pushing in before knob(s) will turning.
  • Page 26 4. If you need ment parts . . . FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for thii syrrbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your RopeP appliance. FSP replacement parts will fii right and work...
  • Page 27 E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. Thii Roper appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Corporation. Under no circumstances shall it be liable under this warranty for inciiental or consequential damages and all implied warran- ties are limited to the same time period stated in the express warranties for Roper Brand Appliances.

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