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Whirlpool FGP320A Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 A Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features 6 Using Your Range Caring For Your Range If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty I-800~44-ROPER Call us with questions GAS RANGE MODELS FGP320A FLP31 OY FGP320Y FGP325Y or comments. FLP320A...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper@’ appliance. Your Roper@ range gives you all the functionality To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free Guide. It is full of valuable information about how to operate 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 appliance, there are specific installation to ensure safe and satisfactory operation. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical or damage when using the range, follow including WARNING: If the information...
  • Page 4 m Do not store things children might want above the range. Children could be burned or injured while climbing on it. Do not leave children alone or unat- tended in area where the range is in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part 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 This section contains captioned illustrations the location and appearance of all parts and features. Oven vent Surface burn and grates Model and se number plate (under cooktop) Anti-tip brackets Broiler drawer Control panel Surface burner markers Left rear Left front control knob...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners ..7 racks and pans ... Positioning For best air circulation standing pilots Lighting Baking/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. Using the surface Your range is equipped with either standing pilots or electric ignitors.
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. RECOMMENDED SETTING LITE To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting.
  • Page 9: Positioning Racks And Pans

    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 it was intended to be used.
  • Page 10: For Best Air Circulation

    Extra oven rack position (roasting rack) When roasting food too large to be placed in oven with rack in lowest position, place rack on bottom of oven. For proper roasting, follow these guidelines: The rack must be level. Use adequate amount of liquid (meat juices or water) so food does not get overdone.
  • Page 11: Lighting Standing Pilots

    Lighting standing (models FGP320Y, FGP320A, FLP320A, and FLP3lOY) To light range pilots: 1. Make sure all controls are turned off. 2. Remove the surface burner grates from the cooktop. Lift the cooktop. (See “Lift- up cooktop” on page 18.) 3. To light, hold a lit match over the pilot light located between the front and back burners.
  • Page 12: Baking/Roasting

    Baking/roasting NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven burner on electric ignition models during a power failure. See “Important Safety Instruc- tions” on page 4 for more information. 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, lift rack at front and pull out.
  • Page 13: 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 settings, you can adjust them by following these steps:...
  • Page 14: Broiling

    Broiling The broiler drawer is located below the oven door. Always broil with the oven door closed. 1. Pull the broiler drawer open and tilt the door panel down. 2. Place broiler pan grid so grease can drain down ribbing and through slots into lower part of the broiler pan.
  • Page 15: Energy Saving Tips

    Energy saving tips Although the energy used for cooking is usually a very small percentage of the total energy used in the home, cooking energy can be used efficiently. Here are some tips to help you save energy when using your cooking product: Use pans with flat bottoms, straight sides and tight-fitting...
  • 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 force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip brackets properly secured. *To reduce risk of range tipping over, secure range with properly installed anti-tip brackets supplied with range.
  • Page 17 Caring For Your Range In This Section Surface burner grates ..... . . 17 ....... . . 18 Lift-up cooktop Surface burners .
  • Page 18 Lift-up cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates. 2. Lift front of cooktop at both front corners until the support rods lock into place. Personal Injury Hazard Be sure both support rods are fully extended and in the locked position. Failure to do so could result in per- sonal injury from the cooktop acciden- tally falling.
  • Page 19 Surface burners 1. Lift up the cooktop, following the instruc- tions above. 2. Before cleaning, remove screws that hold each of the burners in place. The screws prevent the burners from moving during shipment. Remove the shipping screws with a Phillips screwdriver, burner up, tilt it to one side at the end closest to the ignitor and move it toward the back of the range.
  • Page 20 Removing the oven door Removing the oven door will help make it easier to clean the oven. Burn and Electrical Shock Hazard Make sure all controls are OFF and the oven is cool before removing oven door. Failure to do so could result in burns or electrical shock.
  • Page 21 Removing the oven bottom The panel in the oven bottom can be removed for cleaning or to light the burner pilot. Burn Hazard Make sure all parts are cool before removing. Failure to do so could result in burns. To remove: 1.
  • Page 22 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your range PART WHAT TO USE Control knobs Sponge and warm, soapy water Control panel Sponge and warm, soapy water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior Sponge and warm, surfaces (other...
  • Page 23 Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water Oven door glass Paper towel and spray (Models FGP325Y, glass cleaner FGP320Y, FGP320A and Warm, soapy water FLP320A) and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad HOW TO CLEAN Lift up the cooktop. (See page 18.) Wipe off spills immediately after burner has cooled.
  • Page 24 WHAT TO USE PART Oven cavity Sponge and warm, soapy water Soapy steel-wool pad for heavily soiled areas Commercial oven cleaner for heavily soiled areas HOW TO CLEAN Make sure oven is cool. Remove door and oven bottom for easier access. (See pages 20 and 21.) Wash, rinse and dry well.
  • Page 25 If You Need Assistance Or Sewice This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Pat-t 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. When calling our toll- free telephone number for help or calling for service, please provide a detailed description of the problem, your appliance’s complete model and serial numbers ant the purchase date.
  • Page 26 PROBLEM POSSIBLE Burner Burner ports are clogged. flames are uneven Burner Air/gas mixture is incorrect. flames lift off ports, are yellow, are noisy when turned Burner makes Burner is wet from washing. popping noise when on Control You are not pushing in before knob(s) will turning.
  • Page 27 FSP@ replace- ment parts . . . Dial FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Roper@ appliance. FSP replacement pans will fit right and work...
  • Page 28 E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized appliance. This Roper appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Corporation. be liable under this warranty for incidental or consequential allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential...

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