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Whirlpool GR440LXL Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance
parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301.
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Models RF199LXK, GR440LXL,



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  • Page 1 ® ELECTRIC RANGE Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301. or visit our website at... Table of Contents ... 2 Models RF199LXK, GR440LXL, GR445LXL, GR458LXL, GR460LXL, GR465LXL, GR475LXL 8523771A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    RANGE SAFETY ...2 The Anti-Tip Bracket ...3 PARTS AND FEATURES...5 COOKTOP USE ...6 Cooktop Controls...6 ACCUSIMMER ® Feature ...7 Dual Cooking Zone ...7 Keep Warm Element ...7 Ceramic Glass ...7 Coil Elements and Burner Bowls ...8 Lift-up Cooktop ...8 Home Canning ...9 Cookware ...9 ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL ...9 Display...9...
  • Page 3: The Anti-Tip Bracket

    The range will not tip during normal use. However, the range can tip if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip bracket fastened down properly. A child or adult can tip the range and be killed. Connect anti-tip bracket to rear range foot.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including the following: WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF TIPPING OF THE RANGE, THE RANGE MUST BE SECURED BY PROPERLY INSTALLED ANTI-TIP DEVICES.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed. Placement of Oven Racks – Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved while oven is hot, do not let potholder contact hot heating element in oven. DO NOT TOUCH HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTERIOR SURFACES OF OVEN –...
  • Page 6: Cooktop Use

    Range 1. Oven Vent (on ceramic glass 6. Storage Drawer with Liner (on models) some models) or Warming Drawer with Liner (on some 2. Ceramic Glass models) 3. Dual Element 7. Control Panel (on some models) 8. Keep Warm Element 4.
  • Page 7: Accusimmer Feature

    ® ACCUSIMMER ® The ACCUSIMMER Feature setting is an adjustable heat setting for more precise simmering. It is the left front surface cooking area or element. The indicator light will glow when the ® ACCUSIMMER Feature is in use. ® The ACCUSIMMER Feature has two settings: SIMMER and NORMAL BURNER.
  • Page 8: Coil Elements And Burner Bowls

    Do not leave a hot lid on the cooktop. As the cooktop cools, air can become trapped between the lid and the cooktop, and the ceramic glass could break when the lid is removed. Clean up sugary spills and soils as soon as hot surface indicator light goes off.
  • Page 9: Home Canning

    Home Canning When canning for long periods, alternate the use of surface cooking areas, elements or surface burners between batches. This allows time for the most recently used areas to cool. Center the canner on the grate or largest surface cooking area or element.
  • Page 10: Tones

    Tones Tones are audible signals, indicating the following: One tone Valid pad press Oven is preheated (long tone) Function has been entered Three tones Invalid pad press Four tones End-of-cycle Reminder, repeating each minute after the end-of-cycle tones Reminder Tones Reminder tones may be turned off.
  • Page 11: Positioning Racks And Bakeware

    Positioning Racks and Bakeware IMPORTANT: Never place food or bakeware directly on the oven door or bottom. Permanent damage will occur to the porcelain finish. RACKS Position racks before turning the oven on. Do not move racks with bakeware on them. Make sure racks are level. To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, raise the front edge, then lift out.
  • Page 12: Meat Thermometer

    Meat Thermometer On models without a temperature probe, always rely on a meat thermometer to determine doneness of meat and poultry. The internal temperature, not appearance, is what counts. A meat thermometer is not supplied with this appliance. Insert the thermometer into the center of the thickest portion of the meat or inner thigh or breast of poultry.
  • Page 13: Warm Hold Feature

    Before broiling, position rack according to Broiling Chart. It is not necessary to preheat the oven before putting food in unless recommended in the recipe. Position food on grid in the broiler pan, then place it in the center of the oven rack. Close the door to the broil stop position to ensure proper broiling temperature.
  • Page 14: Sequence Programming

    To Set a Timed Cook: 1. Press BAKE (optional). 2. Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter a temperature other than the one displayed. 3. Press STOP TIME. 4. Press the HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter the desired time to end cooking.
  • Page 15: Warming Drawer

    2. Press START. The first step will show on the display and the program sequence will begin. Changes can be made during a programmed cook function; however, changes cannot be made after a programmed cook function has been completed. If at any time during an active sequenced program FIRST/ NEXT STEP is pressed, three tones will sound.
  • Page 16: Range Care

    RANGE CARE Self-Cleaning Cycle (on some models) WARNING Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 17: General Cleaning

    4. Press the HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrows pads to enter the time of day to start. 5. Press START. The time of day is displayed. The door will automatically lock and “LOCKED” and “DELAY” will appear on the display. The door will not unlock until the oven cools.
  • Page 18: Oven Light

    CONTROL PANEL Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty wash cloths or some paper towels. Damage may occur. Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge: Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on panel. (on some models) COIL ELEMENTS Do not clean or immerse in water.
  • Page 19: Oven Door

    Oven Door For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven door. However, if necessary, follow these instructions. The oven door is heavy. Before Removing: 1. Use a putty knife or screwdriver and insert it at the bottom corner of the door stop clip.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. NOTHING WILL OPERATE Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded outlet. Has a household fuse been blown or has the circuit breaker been tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit.
  • Page 21: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Corporation with any questions or concerns at: Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances Customer Interaction Center...
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  • Page 24: Warranty

    CLEANTOP Whirlpool Corporation warrants that the ceramic glass cooktop will not discolor, the cooktop pattern will not wear off, the rubber seal between the ceramic glass cooktop and porcelain edge will not crack, the ceramic glass cooktop will not crack due to thermal shock and the surface unit elements will not burn out.

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