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Whirlpool range fgs385v, fgs395v use and care guide
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Setting
the controls
1. Make sure the Clock is set to the
right time of day. (See "Setting the
clock" on page 5.)
2. Move the Lock Lever all the way
to the right - the Clean position.
Push the Clean button. A 3-hour
Self-Cleaning cycle will be set
automatically.
"3:OO" will show in
the large display. The CLEAN and
TIME indicators on the left side of
the display and the CLEAN and
ON indicators on the right side of
the display will come on.
NOTE: If the Clean button is
pushed when the door is not
latched, "door" will appear in the
large display. Move the Lock Lever
all the way to the right to latch the
door. If any other command button
is pushed when the door is
latched, the oven will not receive
the command. Move the Lock
Lever back to the left to unlatch
the door after the LOCK indicator
goes off.
(Option) Delayed clean: Push the
Clean button. Immediately push
the Stop Time button. Immediately
turn the Time/Temp Set Knob to
the new stop time. The TIME and
STOP indicators will come on.
After the stop time has been set,
the large display will go back to
showing the current time-of-day.
To see the start time, push the
Clean button and hold it for 3
seconds.
After the Self-Cleaning cycle is
started, the LOCK indicator will
come on when the oven
temperature exceeds normal
baking temperatures. The Lock
Lever must not be moved and the
door cannot be opened when this
indicator is on.
6. After the Self-Cleaning
cycle is
completed, the time-of-day will
show in the large display.
When the oven reaches normal
baking temperatures, the LOCK
and CLEAN indicators go off. Move
the Lock Lever back to the left. Do
not force it. Wait until it moves
easily.
After the oven is cool, wipe off any
residue or ash with a damp cloth. If
needed, touch up spots with a
soapy steel wool pad.
Special tips
1 Keep the kitchen well-ventilated
during the Self-Cleaning cycle to
help get rid of heat, odors and
smoke.
n
Clean the oven before it gets heavily
soiled. Cleaning a very soiled oven
takes longer and results in more
smoke than usual.
1 If the Self-Cleaning cycle doesn't get
the oven as clean as you expected,
the cycle may not have been set
long enough or you may not have
prepared the oven properly. Set the
Self-Cleaning cycle longer the next
time and hand clean areas noted on
page 10.
To stop the Self-Cleaning cycle
at any time:
1. Press the CLEAN button and turn
the Time/Temp Set Knob until
"0:OO" shows m the large display.
2. When the LOCK and CLEAN
indicators go off, move the Lock
Lever back to the left. Do not force
it. Wait until it moves easily.
How it works
During the Self-Cleaning cycle, the oven
gets much hotter than it does for baking
or broiling...approximately
875°F (468°C).
This heat breaks up grease and soil and
burns it off.
This graph shows approximate
temperatures and times during a Self-
Cleaning cycle for three hours.
Self-Cleaning cycle - three hour setting
(Approximate temperatures and times)
1000°F
538°C
800°F
427°C
600°F
316°C
400°F
204°C
200°F
93°C
START
l/2 hr.
1 hr.
1 l/2 hrs.
2 hrs.
2 l/2 hrs.
3 hrs.
3 l/2 hrs.
STOP
Notice that the heating stops when the 3-hour setting is up, but that it takes longer for the
oven to cool down enough to unlock.
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