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Whirlpool SF3000SW/EW Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 YE&J Use & Care Guide broiler dra STANDARD-CLEANING SF3OOOSW/EW 4oprances Oven burner Removable (not shown) door GAS RANGE Surface burner ant oven control: Heat seal n rack guide oven...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Do not use sharp instruments, rubbing alcohol, flammable fluids or abrasive cleaners. These can damage the finish. See “Important Safety Instructions” on page 3. Thank you for buying a Whirlpool Page appliance..3 the Owner Registration vided with this product.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Gas ranges have been thoroughly tested for safe and efficient operation. However, as with any appliance, there are specific installation and safety precautions which must be followed to ensure safe and satisfactory operation. .FOR YOUR SAFETY DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR OTHER FLAMMABLE VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY OTHER APPLIANCE.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions Continued . Install or locate the range only in accordance with the provided Installation Instructions. It is recommended that the range be installed by a qualified installer. The range must be properly connected to the proper gas supply and checked for leaks.
  • Page 5 suitable for ranges without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. Do not use decorative covers or trivets over the surface burners. 8 Do not heat unopened containers. They could explode. The hot contents could cause burns and container particles could cause injury.
  • Page 6: Using Your Range

    Using Your Range Using the surface burners Your range is equipped with either standing pilots or electronic ignitors. Standing pilots must be lit initially with a match following the directions on page 7. The pilot light will remain lit when the burners are turned off. To turn a burner on again, just push in and turn the control knob to LITE and the burner will light.
  • Page 7: Lighting Standing Pilots

    After the burner lights, turn the control knob to the desired setting. Power failures will not affect standing pilots. Burn, Fire and Explosion B Burner flame should not extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil. The flame can burn you and cause poor cooking B Be sure all control knobs are turned to OFF when you are not...
  • Page 8: Using The Oven Control

    Using Your Range Continued To light, hold a lit match over the pilot light located between the front and back burners. The pilot flame should be i/4 to 3/6 in. (.6 - 1 cm) high. If the pilot flame needs adjustment, turn the pilot adjustment screw midway down the length of the manifold pipe, under the control...
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Oven Temperature Control

    2. Set the Oven Temperature Control to the baking temperature you want. The oven burner will automatically light in 50-60 seconds. 3. Preheat the oven for 10 minutes. Put food in the oven. NOTE: Do not place food directly on the oven bottom.
  • Page 10: Broiling

    Using Your Range Continued 2. Loosen both locking screws. Note the position of the indicator the top screw. To lower the temperature, counterclockwise one click. Each click equals about 10°F (5°C). To raise the temperature, clockwise one click. Each click equals about 10°F (5°C).
  • Page 11: The Oven Vent

    Oven vent 3. Before the broiler is turned on, place food on broiler pan and position the broiler pan at one of the three levels. Refer to a reliable cookbook for broiling chart. 4. Set the Oven Temperature BROIL. The broiler will automatically light in 50-60 seconds.
  • Page 12: Caring For Your Range

    Caring For Your Range Burn, Electrical Shock, Fire and Explosion Hazard Make sure all controls and the range is cool before cleaning. Do not use oven cleaners, bleach or rust removers. Do not use gasoline flammable liquids or vapors to clean this or any other appli- ance.
  • Page 13: Surface Burner Grates

    Wash control knobs in warm soapy water. Rinse well and dry with a cloth. Do not soak. Replace control knobs by pushing them firmly into place. NOTE: When cleaning, never use steel wool, abrasives, or commercial oven cleaners which may damage the finish. After cleaning, make sure all control knobs point to the OFF position.
  • Page 14: Surface Burners

    Caring For Your Range Continued Typical surface burner flame 3. Wash the grates with warm soapy water or in a dishwasher. Use a non- abrasive plastic scouring pad for heavily-soiled areas. Rinse and dry well. 4. Replace burner grates. Surface burners To remove the cooktop, follow the instructions in “Removable cooktop”...
  • Page 15: Removable Cooktop

    Removable cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates. 2. Lift front of cooktop enough to clear front of range. Grasp both sides of the cooktop, lift and pull forward to remove. 3. Wipe surface under the cooktop with warm soapy water. Use a soap-filled plastic scrubbing pad on heavily- soiled areas.
  • Page 16: Removable Oven Door

    Caring For Your Range Continued Removable oven door Removing the oven door will help make it easier to clean the oven. Burn and Electrical Shock Hazard Make sure all controls the oven is cool before removing oven door. Failure to do so can result in burns or electrical Open the door to the first stop position.
  • Page 17: Cleaning Tips

    Cleaning tips Control knobs Clean with warm soapy water and a soft cloth. Wash, rinse and dry well. Do not soak. Control panel Clean with warm soapy water or spray glass cleaner and a soft cloth. Wash, rinse and dry well. Follow directions provided with the cleaner.
  • Page 18: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If You Need Service Or Assistance.. . We sug est you follow these s eps: 1. Before calling for assistance... Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. If nothing operates: Is the gas turned on? Is the power supply cord plugged into a live circuit with the proper voltage?
  • Page 19 United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINEO service assis- tance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow...
  • Page 20: Whirlpool Range Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Service and Assistance” section of this book. After checking ‘Service and Assistance,” additional help can be found by calling our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number, l-800-253-1301, in the U.S. @ Registered TrademarWSM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation Part No. 76614-OOt4315703 01990 Whirlpool Corporation Warranty...

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