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Whirlpool SF3020EW Use & Care Manual

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Use & &ii Guide
Oven vent
rner grates
oven controls
(under cooktop)
Oven burner
(not shown)
SF302OSW/EW SF302BSW/EW (shown)



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  • Page 1: The Oven Vent

    %Lfl Use & &ii Guide Oven vent rner grates oven controls Anti-tip bracket (under cooktop) Oven burner ‘Removable oven (not shown) door CONTINUOUS-CLEANING GAS RANGE SF332BSW/EW STANDARD-CLEANING GAS RANGE SF302OSW/EW SF302BSW/EW (shown)
  • 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 con- nected to the proper gas supply and checked for leaks.
  • Page 5 Do not use decorative covers or trivets over the surface burners. Do not heat unopened containers. They could explode. The hot contents could cause burns and container particles could cause injury. . Grease is flammable and should be handled carefully. Let fat cool before attempting to handle it.
  • Page 6: Using Your Range

    Using Your Range Surface burner marker 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.
  • 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 Burner flame should not extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil. The flame can burn you and cause poor cooking 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 l/4 to 3/B 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 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. 4.
  • Page 10: Broiling

    Using Your Range Continued 2. Loosen both locking screws. Note the position of the indicator the top screw. 3. To lower the temperature, counterclockwise one click. Each click equals about 10°F (5°C). 4. To raise the temperature, clockwise one click. Each click equals about 10°F (5°C).
  • Page 11 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. The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent just under the backguard.
  • Page 12: Caring For Your Range

    Caring For Your Range Burn, Electrical Shock, Fire and Explosion Hazard 9 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

    4. Wash control knobs in warm soapy water. Rinse well and dry with a cloth. Do not soak. 5. 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 1.
  • Page 17: Using The Standard-Cleaning Oven

    Fat spatter beads up. Turns black. Fat spatter spreads out. Burns away. Using the standard- cleaning oven (Models SF302BSW/EW 81 SF302OSW/EW) The Standard Oven has to be hand cleaned. Use warm soapy water, soapy steel wool pads or a commercial oven cleaner.
  • Page 18 Caring For Your Range Continued Cleaning tips 1. The oven racks are not coated. Clean them by hand. 2. The oven door does not get as hot as the walls. Some hand cleaning may be needed. 3. If you do more broiling than baking, hand cleaning may be needed.
  • Page 19 Using foil (standard and continuous- cleaning ovens) To catch sugar or starchy spills from pies and casseroles, use a piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil or a shallow pan on the lower rack, slightly larger than the cooking container. Burn, Electrical Shock and Product Damage Hazard Make sure all controls...
  • Page 20: Cleaning Tips

    Caring For Your Range Continued Cleaning tips Control knobs Clean with warm soapy water and a soft cloth. Wash, rinse and dry well. 9 Do not soak. Control panels Clean with warm soapy water or spray glass cleaner and a soft cloth. Wash, rinse and dry well.
  • Page 21 Standard oven Clean with warm, soapy water or soapy steel wool pads. Remove door for easier access. Clean heavily-soiled areas or stains. Rinse well with water. Use commercial oven cleaners. Remove door for easier access. Place newspaper on floor to protect floor surface.
  • Page 22: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If You Need Service Or Assistance.. . We suggest you follow these steps: 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? (See Installation Instructions.)
  • Page 23 United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under: 4.
  • Page 24: 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 Trademark / SM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation Part No. 76615-OOl4315704 01990 Whirlpool Corporation Warranty...