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Whirlpool SF3000SY/EY Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    A Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Using Your Range Caring For Your Range H You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty Call TOLL-FREE With Questions Comments: 1-800-253-1301 GAS RANGES MODELS SF3000SY/EY SF304BSY SFSOZBSWBEY ? ,,, ~~ ,’ p-’...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    Model Number Serial Number Purchase Date a Whirlpool appliance. to us. Please pay special attention to these symbols and of the use of each symbol. This symbol will help you avoid actions which could cause product damage (scratches, dents, etc.) and damage to your personal property.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important 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. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, WARNING: If the information...
  • Page 4 WARNING: To reduce the risk of tipping of the appliance, the appliance must be secured by a properly installed anti-tip bracket. To check if the bracket is installed properly, see “The anti-tip bracket” on page 15. Do not store things children might want above the range.
  • Page 5 Never leave surface burners unattended at high heat settings. A boilover could result and cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite. 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.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    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. Anti-tip (on wall behind backguard) Oven vent Surface burners and grates Model and serial number plate (under cookto...
  • Page 7: Using Your Range

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners Positioning racks and pans ... For best air circulation Lighting standing pilots..Baking/roasting To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your range properly. This section gives you important information for efficient and safe use of your range.
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high settings; then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. SElTING RECOMMENDED To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting.
  • Page 9 Home canning information The larger diameter of most water-bath or pressure canners combined with high heat settings for long periods of time can cause damage to the cooktop. To protect your range: For best results, use a canner which can be centered over the surface burner.
  • Page 10 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. Allow l%-2 inches (4-5 cm) of space around each pan and between pans and oven walls.
  • Page 11 Lighting standing SF304BSY and SF302BSY) To light range pilots: Make sure all controls are turned off. Remove the surface burner grates from the cooktop. Lift the cooktop. (See “Lift-up cooktop” on page 16.) To light, hold a lit match over the pilot light located between the front and back burners.
  • Page 12 Baking/roasting 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, at front and pull out. For further information, see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 9. 2. Push in and turn the Oven Temperature Control to the baking/roasting want.
  • Page 13 Adjusting the oven Does your oven seem hotter or colder than your old oven? The temperature of your old oven may have shifted gradually without you noticing the change. 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 14 4. Push in and turn the Oven Temperature Control to BROIL. The broiler will automati- cally light in 50-60 seconds. 5. When broiling is done, turn the Oven Tem- perature Control to OFF. NOTE: Do not preheat the broiler before using. Completely close the broiler drawer during broiling.
  • Page 15: Caring For Your Range

    The anti-tip bracket The range will not tip during normal use. How- ever, tipping can occur if excessive force or weight is applied to the open door without the anti-tip bracket properly secured. To verify the anti-tip bracket is engaged: Look to see if the anti-tip bracket is attached with screws to the wall behind the backguard.
  • Page 16 Lift-up cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates. 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 ex- tended and in the locked position. Failure to do so could result in personal injury from the cooktop accidentally falling.
  • Page 17 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 18 To replace: 1. Be sure the hinge arms are in the open position. Be careful if pulling the hinges open by hand. Hinges may snap back against the oven frame and could pinch fingers, 2. Hold the door at the sides near the top. Insert hinge arms into slots at the bottom of the door.
  • Page 19 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your range PART WHAT TO USE Sponge and warm, soapy Control knobs water Control panel Sponge and warm, soapy water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior surfaces Sponge and warm, soapy (other than control...
  • Page 20 PART WHAT TO USE Broiler drawer, pan Steel-wool pad and and grid (clean after warm, soapy water each use) Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water Oven door glass Paper towel and spray glass cleaner (Models SF304BSY and SF302BSYIBEY) Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, scrubbing pad...
  • Page 21: Or Service

    If You Need Assistance Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. First we outline possible problems, their causes and their solutions. However, you may still need assistance or service. When calling our Consumer Assistance Center for help or calling for service, you will need to provide a complete descrip- tion of the problem, your appliance’s page 2.) This information is needed to respond to your request properly.
  • Page 22 PROBLEM POSSIBLE Burner makes Burner is wet from washing. popping noise when on You are not pushing in before Control knob(s) turning. will not turn Cooking results The range is not level. are not what you expected The oven temperature too low or too high.
  • Page 23 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool Con- sumer Assistance 5. If you are not satisfied solved Contact the Major Appliance Consumer Action Panel (MACAP).
  • Page 24: Warranty

    Outside the United States, a different warranty may apply. For details, please contact your authorized Whirlpool distributor or military exchange. If you need service, first see the “Assistance “Assistance...

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