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Whirlpool FGS387Y Important Safety Instructions Manual page 4

Whirlpool fgs387y gas range user guide
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Use the range only for its intended use as
described in this manual.
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DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE BURNERS,
AREAS NEAR SURFACE BURNERS OR
INTERIOR SURFACES
OF OVEN. Areas
near surface burners and interior surfaces of
an oven become hot enough to cause burns.
During and after use, do not touch, or let
clothing or other flammable
materials contact
surface burners, areas near surface burners
or interior surfaces of oven until they have
had sufficient time to cool. Other surfaces of
the range may become hot enough to cause
burns; such as, the oven vent opening, the
surface near the vent opening, the cooktop
and the oven door.
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Do not wear loose or hanging garments when
using the range. They could ignite if they
touch a hot surface burner and you could be
burned.
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Use only dry potholders. Moist or damp
potholders on surface burners may result in
burns from steam. Do not let potholder touch
surface burners. Do not use a towel or bulky
cloth for a potholder. It could catch on fire.
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Keep range vents unobstructed.
. Do not heat unopened containers. They
could explode. The hot contents could cause
burns and container particles could cause
injury.
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Do not store flammable
materials on or near
the range. The fumes can create an explo-
sion and/or fire hazard.
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Do not use the oven for storage.
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Never use a match or other flame to look for
a gas leak. Explosion and injury could result.
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Know where your main gas shutoff valve is
located.
When
using
the cooktop
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Make sure the utensils you use are large
enough to contain food and avoid boilovers
and spillovers. Heavy splattering
or
spillovers left on a range can ignite and burn
you. Pan size is especially
important in deep
fat frying.
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Check to be sure glass cooking utensils are
safe for use on the range. Only certain types
of glass, glass-ceramic,
ceramic, earthen-
ware or other glazed utensils are suitable for
cooktops without breaking due to the sudden
change in temperature.
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Never leave surface burners unattended
at
high heat settings. A boilover could result
and cause smoking and greasy spillovers
that may ignite.
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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.
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Do not use decorative covers or trivets over
the surface burners.
When
using
the oven
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Always position the oven rack(s) in desired
location while oven is cool.
9 Use care when opening oven door. Let hot
air or steam escape before removing or
replacing food.
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