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Whirlpool FGS395Y Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. A Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Using Your Range Usin Setf- E leaning Cycle Caa;~ For Your If You Need ptk&tg . Warranty l-800-44-ROPER Call us with questions or comments. GAS RANGE MODEL FGS395Y...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Roper You have purchased a quality, worldclass into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Gas ranges have been thoroughly tested for safe and efficient operation. However, as with any appli- ance, there are specific installation and safety precautions satisfactory operation. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical damage WARNING: if the information fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.
  • Page 4 Do not store things children might want above the range. Children could be burned or injured while climbing on ft. Do not leave children alone or unattended 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 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. When using the oven...
  • Page 6 Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your range. Use them to become familiar with the location and appearance of all parts and features. Manual Anti-tip oven (on wall behind backguard) light switch Oven vent Surface burners, grates and reflector pans Model and serial...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range in This Section Using the surface burners Positioning racks and pans ... For best air circulation The electronic oven control.. Setting the clock ... Using the electronic Timer ... Using the Cancel button Baking/roasting Adjusting the oven temperature control To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your range properly.
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. SETTING RECOMMENDED LlTE To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting to stop the clicking of the igniter.
  • Page 9: Positioning Racks And Pans

    Positioning racks and pans For baking/roasting with one rack, place the rack so the top of the food will be centered in the oven. Rack placement for specific foods: RACK POSlTlON FOOD Frozen pies, large roasts, 1 st or 2nd rack guide bottom turkeys 2nd rack guide...
  • Page 10: For Best Air Circulation

    For best air circulation Hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all parts of the oven. This results in better baking. Place the pans so that one is not directly over the other. For best results, allow 1 inches (4-5 cm)
  • Page 11: The Electronic Oven Control

    The electronic oven control Cancel button ON/OFF CLOCK Clock Timtw on/off button button Display/clock When you first plug in the range, the display will flash until you set a new time. If after you set the clock (page 12) the display again flashes, your electricity has been off.
  • Page 12: Setting The Clock

    Audible signals Audible signals are available to guide you when setting and using your range. A beep will sound each time you touch a command button. Three beeps signal the end of the electronic Timer function. To remove audible signals: Push and hold the STOP TIME button until you hear two beeps.
  • Page 13: Using The Electronic Timer

    Using the electronic The Timer On/Off button does not start or stop the oven. It works like a kitchen timer. It can be set in minutes and seconds up to 9 hours, 50 minutes. You will hear three beeps when the set time is up.
  • Page 14: Baking/Roasting

    Baking/roasting 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, rack at front and pull out. For further informa- tion, see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 9. 2. Push the Bake Temp button. ‘I---O” will show in the small display and BAKE will come on.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Oven Temperature 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 16: Broiling

    Broiling 1. Posttion the rack before turning the oven on. Refer to the chart on page 17 for recom- mended rack positions. 2. Preheat in BROIL for 5 minutes with oven door closed. Do not preheat with broiler pan in place.
  • Page 17: Broiling Chart

    Broiling chart Use the following times and settings as a guide when broiling. Increase or decrease broiling times, or move pan to different rack positions, to suit personal preference. Use a reliable cook- book for additional information when broiling foods not listed in the chart below. Fish Whole Steaks...
  • Page 18: Using The Electronic Mealtimer" Clock

    Using the electronic The electronic MEALTIMEFP clock will turn the oven on and off at times you set . . . even when you are not around. Delayed time bakinq/roasting is ideal for foods which do not require a preheated oven, such as meats and casseroles.
  • Page 19 5. Push the Bake Temp button. The small display will show “---On. Turn the Time/Temp Set Knob until the desired baking temperature appears in the display. Changes can be made at any time by pushing a command button. NOTE: If you have not set a temperature within 5 seconds, a tone will sound and BAKE will flash to remind you to set a temperature.
  • Page 20 4. Push the Bake Temp button and “---“I will appear in the display. 5. Turn the Time/Temp Set Knob until the desired baking temperature appears in the display. ON will appear in the display. The large display will count down in minutes. The small display will show the actual oven temperature until the set temperature...
  • Page 21: The Oven Vent

    The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent located in lower part of backguard. The vent is needed for air circulation. Do not block the vent. Poor baking/roasting NOTE: Never store plastics, paper or other items that could meft or burn near the oven vent, or any of the surface burners.
  • Page 22: The Storage Drawer

    The storage drawer You can remove the storage drawer to make it easier to clean under the range. Use care when handling the drawer. Removing the storage drawer: 1. Empty drawer before removing. Pull drawer straight out to the first stop. Lift front and pull out to the second stop.
  • Page 23 Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle In This Section ........23 .
  • Page 24 Remove any pots and pans being stored in the oven. NOTE: You can clean the broiler pan and grid in the oven if you have first removed most of the soil by hand-cleaning or a dishwasher. the soil is not removed, too much smoking will occur.
  • Page 25 When the controls are set and the door is locked, the Self-Cleaning cycle will begin. CLEAN will appear on the display. :;24ay the start using 1. Follow Steps 1 through 3 under ‘70 start cleaning immediately.” 2. Push the Stop Time button. 3.
  • Page 26 To stop the Self-Cleaning cycle at any time: 1. Push the Cancel button. 2. When the oven cools to below normal operating temperatures, the oven door Lock Lever can be moved to the left. DO NOT FORCE IT. Special tips Keep the kitchen well ventilated during the Self- Cleaning cycle to help get rid of heat, odors and smoke.
  • Page 27 Caring For Your Range In This Section Surface burner grates and reflector Lift-up cooktop ..........28 .
  • Page 28 Lift-up cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates and reflector pans. 2. Lift front of cooktop at both front corners until the support rods lock into place. Personal Injury and Product Damage Hazard Be sure both support rods are fully extended and in the locked position. Failure to do so could result in personal injury from the cooktop accidentally falling.
  • Page 29 5. Before putting the burners back, dry them thoroughly by setting them in a warm oven for 30 minutes. 6. Replace burners, making sure they are properly seated and level. Replace screws. 7. Occasionally check the burner flames for proper size and shape as shown. A good flame is blue in color.
  • Page 30 WHAT TO USE PART Surface burners Sponge and warm, soapy water Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, scrubbing pad Vinegar and water solution Broiler pan and grid Steel-wool pad and (clean after each use) warm, soapy water Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water The Self-Cleaning Paper towel and spray...
  • Page 31 The oven light The oven light will come on when you open the oven door. To turn the light on when the oven door is closed, use the Oven Light Switch on the control panel. Electrical Shock and Personal Injury Hazard Make sure oven and light bulb are cool and power to the range has been turned OFF before replacing the light bulb.
  • Page 32 If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 1 of this section outlines possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to sofve each problem. Parts 2 and 3 tell you what to do if you still need assistance or service.
  • Page 33 PROBLEM POSSIBLE Burner makes Burner is wet from washing. popping noise when on You are not pushing in before Control knob(s) will not turn turning. Self-Cleaning The range clock does not show cycle will not the correct time of day. operate A delayed start time has been programmed.
  • Page 34 2. If you need assistance Call our toll-free telephone number. Dial free from anywhere in the U.S.: 1-800~ROPER (1-800-447-6737) and talk with one of our trained consultants. consultant can instruct you in how to obtain satisfactory operation from your appliance or, if service is necessary, recommend a qualified service company in your area.
  • Page 36 D. Damage lo appliance caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God, or use of products not approved by us. E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized This Roper appliance is warranted by Whirlpool Corporation. under this warranty for incidental or consequential same time period stated in the express warranties for Roper Brand Appliances.