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Whirlpool RF306BXV Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool electric range use & care guide rf306bxv
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Warherr. Clolhes Dryers
Ice Makers. Dishwashers.
Ovens and Suriace Units.
Ovens. Trash ComDal



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  • Page 1 RANGE Model RF306BXV Warherr. Clolhes Dryers Freezen. Reltiperalor-Freezen, Ice Makers. Dishwashers. Bwll-In Ovens and Suriace Units. Microwave Ovens. Trash ComDal...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Using the Oven Controls ... Baking ... Broiling ... The Oven Vent ... The Storage Drawer ... 01989 Whirlpool Corporation Before you use your range You are responslble for: Reading and following all safety precautions in this Use and Care Guide and the Cooking Guide.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using the range. Install or locate the range only in accordance with the provided Installation Instructions. It is recom- mended that the range be in- stalled by a qualified installer. The range must be properly con- nected to electrical supply and grounded.
  • Page 4 Children could be burned or injured while climbing on it. - SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Thank you for buying a Whirlpool appliance. mall the Owner Registration Card complete the form below. Have this information ready if you need service or call with a question.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

  • Page 6: Using The Surface Units

    Using your range Using the Surface Units PUSH IN AND TURN Control knobs must be pushed them to a setting. They before turning can be set anywhere between HI and OFF. Until you get used to the settings, use the following start cooking at the high settings;...
  • Page 7: Optional Canning Kit

    If you plan to use the cooktop for canning, we recommend the installation of a Canning Kit. Order the kit from your Whirlpool dealer or authorized WhirlpooP service company, See the Cooking...
  • Page 8: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock Push In and turn the Minute Timer Knob to set the Clock. Push In Minute Timer Knob and until clock shows turn clockwlse the right time of day. Using the Minute Timer The Minute Timer does not start or stop the oven. It works like a kitchen timer. Set it in minutes up to an hour.
  • Page 9: Using The Oven Controls

    Using the Oven Controls Baking . Position the rack(s) properly turning on the oven. before lift rack at change rack posltion, front and pull out. 2. Set the Oven Selector to BAKE. 4. Put food in the oven. During baking, the elements will turn on and off to keep the oven tem- perature at the setting.
  • Page 10 Adjusting the Oven Temperature Does your oven seem hotter or colder than your old oven? The temperature of your old oven may have shifted gradually Your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures. But when compared to your old oven, the new design may give you different results.
  • Page 11: Broiling

    Broiling . Posltlon the rack before turning the oven on. See “Broil Chart” in the Cooking Guide or a reliable cookbook for recommended rack positions. ? door to the Broil Stop Close tl position (open about 4 inches, 10.2 cm]. The door will stay open by itself.
  • Page 12: The Oven Vent

    The Oven Vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent under the right rear surface unit. You can cook on the unit, or keep food warm on it while the oven is on. Burn Hazard If you leave a utensil on the right rear surface unit, use potholders...
  • Page 13: The Storage Drawer

    The Storage Drawer The storage drawer is for storing pots and pans. The drawer can be removed to make it easier to clean under the range. Use care when handling the drawer. stomge dmwer Removing the Emptydrawerofanypotsand pans before removing drawer. Pull drawer straight out to the first stop.
  • Page 14: Optional Rotisserie

    If you would like to change the color of your oven door glass to white or almond, you can order one of these kits: White (Kit No. 814071) or Almond [Kit No. 814072) from your Whirlpool Dealer. The kits include easy installation instructions.
  • Page 15: Surface Units And Reflector Bowls

    Surface Units and Reflector Bowls Removing Burn and Electrical Make sure all surface removing sutiace Failure to do so can result in burns or elec- trical shock. Turn off all surface units. 3. Pull the surface unit straight away from the receptacle. Shock Hazard units are OFF before units and reflector...
  • Page 16 Replacing Burn, Electrlcal Shock and Fire Hazard Make sure all surface units are OFF before reflector bowls. Failure to do so can result In burns or electrlcal Do not line the reflector bowls with foil. Fire or electrlcal Turn off all surface units, 3.
  • Page 17: Lift-Up Cooktop

    Lift-Up Cooktop 1. Lift front of cooktop at both front corners until the support rods lock intoolace. 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 acci-...
  • Page 18: Standard Oven Cleaning

    Standard Oven Cleaning The Standard Oven has to be hand cleaned. Use warm soapy water and steel wool pads and a commercial oven cleaner. See “Cleaning instructions. Do not allow tact the heating seal or exterior will occur. Using Ml TO catch sugar or starch spills from pies and casseroles, use a piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil or a shallow pan on the lower rack, slightly larger...
  • Page 19: Cleaning Chart

    Cleaning Chart PART WHAT TO USE Exterior Warm soapy water surfacer a soft cloth. Plastic scrubbing for heavily-soiled areas. Surtace units No cleaning required. Chrome Warm soapy water reflector a plastic scrubbing pad. bowls Control knobs Worm soapy water a soft cloth. Control panel Warm soapy...
  • Page 20 If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these five steps: Before calling for assistance... Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. If nothlng operates: Is the power supply cord plugged into a live circuit with the proper volt- age? (See Installation Instructions.)
  • Page 21: If You Need Service

    Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3above or call the Whirlpool COOL-LINE service as- sistance number in Step 2.
  • Page 22 Notes...
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  • Page 24: Warranty

    WHIRLPOOL” WARRANTY LENGTH OF WARRANTY 1 WHIRLPOOL FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY From Date of Purchase WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR A. Service calls to: I. Correct the installation of the range 2. Instruct you how to use the range 3. Replace house fuses or correct 4.