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Whirlpool FGP315E Use & Care Manual

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Use&Car
Standard-
.
Cleansg
Gas Ranges
A Note to You . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Range Safety . . . . . . . . 3-5
Getting to Know
Your Range ,..... . . . . . . , , -6
Using Your
Range , . . . . , , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Caring for Your
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Troubleshooting
. . . . . . 22
Requesting
Assistance
or
Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Warranty . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . .28
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BOOK WITH THE UNIT.
TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE
READ AND KEEP THIS BOOK
FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
MODELS
FGP315E
FGP325E
FGP335E
PART NO. 3199295 Rev. B
Home Appliances
7194

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  • Page 1 MODELS FGP315E FGP325E PART NO. 3199295 Rev. B FGP335E Use&Car Standard- Cleansg Gas Ranges A Note to You ... . 2 Range Safety ..3-5 Getting to Know Your Range ,...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    A NOTE Thank you for buying a ROPER@ appliance. Your ROPER range gives you all the functionality of name brand appliances at a value price. To ensure that YOU enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information about how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    SMTY RANGE Your safety is important to us. This guide contains safety statements under warning symbols. Please pay special attention to these sym- bols and follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of the symbol. Connect anti-tip bracket to the range.
  • Page 4 General Install or locate the range only in accordance with the provided Installation Instructions. The range must be installed by a qualified installer. The range must be properly connected to the proper gas supply and checked for leaks. The range must also be properly connected to the electrical supply and grounded.
  • Page 5 l Turn pan handles inward, but not over other surface burners. This will help reduce the chance of burns, igniting of flammable materials, and spills due to bumping of the pan. @Do not use decorative covers or trivets over the surface burners.
  • Page 6 GETINCTOKNOWYOURRANCE This section contains captioned features are and what they look like. Use the page references to help you quickly find out more about the part or feature you are interested in. (Model FGP335E shown) Oven vent (P. 14) Surface burners and grates (PP.
  • Page 7 USING YOUR RANGE To get the best cooking results, you should use your range the correct way. This section tells you what you need to know to use your range safely and efficiently. JslNC THE SURFACE BURNERS Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard Do not operate with a yellow flame.
  • Page 8: Positioning Racks And Pans

    JSING THE SURFACE BURNERS In case of a prolonged power failure You can manually light surface burners. Hold a lit match near a burner and turn the control knob to the LIGHT position. After the burner lights, turn the control knob to the setting you want. Home canning information The large diameter of most water-bath or pressure canners combined with high heat settings for long...
  • Page 9 ‘OSlTlONINC RACKS AND PANS (CONT.) Extra oven rack position (roasting rack) Use this rack position when roasting food too large to be placed on the first rack position. For proper roasting, follow these guide lines: 0 The rack must be level.
  • Page 10 SmINc ME aoat (MODEL FCPf35E) 1. Push in the minute timer knob and turn it clock- wise until the clock shows the correct time of day. USING THE MINUTE TIMER The minute timer does not start or stop the oven. It works like a kitchen timer.
  • Page 11 BAKING/ROASTING IMPORTANT: Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. See “Range Safety” on page 4 for more infomation. Place racks where you need them. For more on page 8. Front Rear 2. Push in and turn the oven temperature control knob counterclockwise to the baking/roasting temperature you want.
  • Page 12 ADIUSTING ME OVEN TEMPERATIME Although your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If you are not satisfied with the baking/roasting results, you can change the temperature calibration by following the steps below.
  • Page 13 BROIUNC The broiler is located below the oven door. Always broil with the broiler and oven doors closed. NOTES: 0 Do not step on or apply weight to the broiler door when it is open. This could damage the door. 0 Do not preheat the broiler before using it.
  • Page 14 BROIUNC (CONT.) Broihp guide Recommended pan positions are numbered from bottom (0) to top (2) (see page 13). For best results, turn your meat after about % of the broiling time. Turn chicken pieces after about ‘/2 of the broiling time. Very thin cuts, such as fish fillets, may not need to be turned at all.
  • Page 15 ANTI-TIP BRACKET The range will not tip during normal use. However, the range can tip if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip bracket fastened down properly. To make sure the anti-tip bracket is fastened into place: 0 Look under the range (you may need a flashlight).
  • Page 16: Caring For Your Range

    FORYOUR CARING Your range is designed so you can care for it easily. 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 working like new. Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near the cooktop.
  • Page 17 DEANINC am (COW.) PART HOW TO CLEAN Surface burners Lift up the cooktop. (See page 18.) (see “Lift-up 2. Wipe off spills with a sponge and warm, soapy water right after the burner cooktop and has cooled. surface burners” For cooked-on food: on page 18 for Remove the shipping screws (one on each side of both ignitors) with a Phillips more information)
  • Page 18 bMlP COOKTOP AND SURFACE Remove the surface burner grates. at both front corners until the support rods lock into place. NOTE: Do not drop the cook-top. Damage could result to the porcelain and the cooktop frame. 3. Wipe the surface under the cooktop with warm, ~~~Si!~~3pPg pad on heavily soiled areas.
  • Page 19 IFC-UPCOOWOPANDSURFACEBURNERSKONTJ 7. To lower the cooktop, lift the cooktop from both cooktop into place. For normal use of your range, you do not need to remove the door. However, if you have to remove the door follow the instructions in this section. To remove: Open the door about halfway.
  • Page 20 kMOVlNC THE OVEN DOOR (CONT.) To replace: NOTE: The nails or screws you inserted must still be in both sides of the door. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers on the front of the door and your thumbs on the inside surface.
  • Page 21 REM~vINC ME OVEN ~0n0hii You can remove the panel in the oven bottom for cleaning. To remove: Let oven cool. 2. Remove the oven racks. 3. Remove the two hold-down screws at the rear of the oven. If the screws are too tight to remove by hand, use a screwdriver.
  • Page 22 Most cooking problems often are caused by little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Check the lists below and on the next page before calling for assistance you still need help, see “Requesting RANGE ~06 NOT WORK PROBLEM CAUSE Nothing works...
  • Page 23 SURFACE BURNERS PROBLEM CAUSE The burner fails to light The burner flames are uneven The burner flames lift off the ports, are yellow, or are noisy when turned off The burner makes a popping noise when on COOKING RESULT’S PROBLEM CAUSE Cooking results are not what you expected...
  • Page 24 ASSISTANCE REQUESTING To avoid unnecessary service calls, please check “Troubleshooting” save you the cost of a service call. If you still need help, follow the instructions IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE Call our Consumer Assistance Center toll free at l-800~44-ROPER (1-800-447-6737). Our consultants are available to assist you.
  • Page 25 INDM This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the page(s) on which you can find each topic. TOPIC AIR CIRCULATION ... 9 ANTI-TIP BRACKET ... 15 ASSISTANCE ... 24 BAKING Pans..9 Racks..
  • Page 26 E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. THIS ROPER APPLIANCE IS WARRANTED BY WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION. UNDER NO CIRCUM- STANCES SHALL IT BE LIABLE UNDER THIS WARRANTY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

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