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Oven Use; Electronic Clock/Timer; Display; Clock - Whirlpool SF3020EKQ3 Use And Care Manual

Standard cleaning gas range
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Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few
times, or when it is heavily soiled.
IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to
the fumes given off. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to
certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and well
ventilated room.

Electronic Clock/Timer

(on some models)
A. Timer
C. Increase
B. Display
D. Clock
When power is first supplied to the range, "12:00" will appear on
the display.
If "12:00" appears at any other time, a power failure has
occurred. Reset the Clock. See "Clock" section.
Any time the Timer is not in use, the display will show the time of
This is a 12-hour clock and does not show a.m. or p.m.
To Set:
Before setting, make sure the Timer is off.
1. Touch CLOCK.
The colon will flash during Clock programming.
2. Touch the "up" or "down" arrow pads to set the time of day.
The time can be changed in either small or 10-minute
increments by touching a pad briefly or by touching and
holding a pad.
3. Touch CLOCK. The colon will stop flashing when the Clock is
The Timer can be set in hours and minutes up to 9 hours,
50 minutes, and it counts down the set time. The Timer does not
start or stop the oven.
E. Decrease





To Set:
1. Touch TIMER.
The small green light next to the Timer button will flash during
2. Touch the "up" or "down" arrow pads to set length of time.
3. Touch TIMER.
Colon will begin flashing, and the Timer will begin counting
To display the time of day while the Timer is counting down,
press CLOCK. Time of day will be displayed until the Timer
button is pressed or until the Timer reaches zero.
When there is one minute of time remaining, the display will
begin counting down in seconds and a "beep" will sound.
When the Timer reaches zero, the display will show "0:00"
and four short tones will sound. A series of four tones will
sound until the Timer is canceled.
To Cancel: Touch TIMER once in the Timer mode.
IMPORTANT: Do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil,
liners or cookware because permanent damage will occur to the
oven bottom finish.
On those models with bottom vents, do not block or cover
the oven bottom vents.
Do not cover entire rack with foil because air must be able to
move freely for best cooking results.
To catch spills, place foil on rack below dish. Make sure foil is
at least 1" (2.5 cm) larger than the dish and that it is turned up
at the edges.

Positioning Racks and Bakeware

IMPORTANT: Never place food or bakeware directly on the oven
door or bottom. Permanent damage will occur to the porcelain
Position racks before turning the oven on. Do not move racks
with bakeware on them. Make sure racks are level. For best
performance, cook on one rack. Place the rack so the top of food
will be centered in the oven. To move a rack, pull it out to the stop
position, raise the front edge, then lift out.
Frozen pies, large roasts, turkeys,
angel food cakes
Bundt cakes, most quick breads, yeast
breads, casseroles, meats
Cookies, biscuits, muffins, cakes,
nonfrozen pies

Aluminum Foil

1 or 2
2 or 3

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