Whirlpool FGS335E Use & Care Manual

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PART NO. 3196297 Rev. B
Gas Range
A Note to You . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Range Safety . . . . . . . . 3-5
Getting to Know
Your Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Using Your
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Using the Self-
Cleaning Cycle . . . . . . . . 17
Caring for Your
Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
. . . . . . 25
Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    MODEL FGS335E PART NO. 3196297 Rev. B UseXare Self-Cleaning Gas Range A Note to You ... . 2 Range Safety ..3-5 Getting to Know Your Range .
  • Page 2: Anote To You

    NOTE TO YOU Thank you for buying a ROPER@ Your ROPER range gives you all the functionality 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. Please read it carefully. Also, complete and mail the Product us notify you about any new information Please record your model’s information.
  • Page 3 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 Reconnect Do not push down on the open oven door.
  • Page 4 General 0 Install or locate the range only in accordance the provided Installation Instructions. must be installed by a qualified installer. The range must be properly connected gas supply and checked for leaks. The range must also be properly connected supply and grounded.
  • Page 5 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. 0 Do not use decorative covers or trivets over the surface burners.
  • Page 6 GEIIINCTDKNOWYOURRANGE 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. Oven vent (P. 15) Surface burners and grates (PP.
  • Page 7: Your Range

    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. USING ME SURFACE BURNERS Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Do not operate with a yellow flame.
  • Page 8 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 canners combined with high heat settings for long...
  • Page 9 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. 0 Use an adequate amount of liquid in the pan (meat juices or water) so your food...
  • Page 10: Range Safety

    USING ME MINUTE IIMER The minute timer does not start or stop the oven. It works like a kitchen timer. Set it in minutes up to an hour. You will hear a buzzer when the set time is up. NOTE: Do not push in the knob when setting the minute timer.
  • Page 11 BAKING/ROASTING (CONT.) 2. Push in and turn the oven control knob clock- wise to the baking/roasting temperature you want. Choose from WARM (170°F)500°F. burner will light in X-1 minute. 3. When baking, preheat the oven for 10 minutes. Put your food in the oven. NOTES: 0 Do not preheat when roasting.
  • Page 12 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 by following the steps below. NOTE: DO NOT measure the oven temperature with a thermometer.
  • Page 13 NOTES: 0 Do not preheat when broiling. The oven control knob must be on BROIL for broiling temperatures. Place the rack where you need it in the oven. See “Broiling guide” on page 14. Rear 4. Set the oven control knob to BROIL. 5.
  • Page 14 BROIUNC TIPS 1 Use the broiler pan and grid for broiling. They are designed to drain excess liquid and grease away from the cooking surface to help prevent spatter, smoke, or fire. 1 If you broil small quantities, you may want to use a small broiler pan.
  • Page 15: Range

    OVEN VENT Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through late properly. Be careful not to block the vent, or you will get poor baking/roasting NOTE: Never store plastics, paper, or other items that could melt or burn near the oven vent, or any of the surface burners.
  • Page 16 STORAGE DRAWER You can remove the storage drawer to make it easier to clean under your range and to make sure the anti-tip floor bracket is installed. Be careful when handling the drawer. Removing the storage drawer: Empty the drawer before you remove it. Pull the drawer straight out to the first stop.
  • Page 17: Cleaning Cycle

    USING ME SENIIANINC The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning the inside of the oven. Like the other functions of your range, you run the Self-Cleaning with the easy-to-use controls. Please review the instructions oven spotless.
  • Page 18 SITING THE CONTROLS Set the oven control knob to CLEAN. The door will lock itself. If the door has a problem locking, it will try to lock itself every 12 seconds for one minute. If the door fails to lock, the Self- Cleaning cycle will cancel.
  • Page 19 %lTlNC ME CONTROLS stop the self-cleaning cycle at any time: Turn the oven control knob to OFF. Self -cleaning tips 0 Keep the kitchen well ventilated during the Self- Cleaning cycle to help get rid of heat, odors, and smoke. ME m WORD The Self-Cleaning...
  • Page 20 CARING HIRYOUR 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. not store flammable Doing so can result in death, explosion, Use this chart to get specific information...
  • Page 21 PART HOW TO CLEAN Surface burners Lift up the cooktop. (See page 22.) (see “Lift-up cook- 2. Wipe off spills with a sponge and warm, soapy water right after the burner top and surface has cooled. burners” on page For cooked-on 22 for more Remove the shipping screws (one on each side of both ignitors) with a Phillips information)
  • Page 22 b-UP COOKCOP AND SURFACE Remove the surface burner grates. 2. Lift the front of cooktop at both front corners ;;E~yf;z;r3. cooktop. Damagecould result to the porcelain and the cooktop frame. 3. Wipe the surface under the cooktop with warm, ;;~Fzz&2zPg pad on heavily soiled areas.
  • Page 23 (IFC-UP COOKTOP AND SURFACE 7. To lower the cooktop, lift the cooktop from both sides while pressing the support rods back to unlock them. Lower the cooktop into place. REMOVING ME OVEN ~00B For normal use of your range, you do not need to remove the door.
  • Page 24: Range

    kMOVlNC ME OVEN DOOR (corn.) 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 25 TROUBIISHOOIINC 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 or service. If you still need help, see “Requesting RANGE ~0~s NOT WORK CAUSE PROBLEM...
  • Page 26 WHEN SEIPCIIANING PROBLEM CAUSE The Self-Cleaning cycle You did not turn the oven control knob to CLEAN. will not work The door is not closed all the way. :OOKlNC REWTs PROBLEM CAUSE The oven temperature seems too low or too high. See “Adjusting Cooking results are not what you expected temperature control”...
  • Page 27 REQUESIINC ASSISTANCE To avdid 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 1-800~44-ROPER Our consultants are available assist you. When calling: Please know the purchase date, and the complete model and serial number of your...
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    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 ANTI-TIP BRACKET ... ASSISTANCE BAKING Pans..Racks..Setting cycle ... Tips ... BROILING Grid ...
  • Page 29 Roper dealer. If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” additional help can be found by checking the “Requesting toll-free telephone number, l-800-44-ROPER PART NO. 3198297 Rev. B 0 1996 Whirlpool Corporation WARRANpl ROPER” GAS RANGE WE WILL PAY FOR...