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Whirlpool SF3020SW/EW Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 HOW TO MAKE A HOME RullJ.” A Note to You Important Instructions Parts and Features Using Your Range Caring for Your Range If You Need Assistance or Service Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions GAS RANGES MODELS Safety or comments. SF3020SW/EW SF305BSW/EW...
  • Page 2 Model Number Serial Number Purchase Date a Whirlpool@ appliance. Whirlpool ranges are easy to use, Registration to us. given. Here is a brief explanation This symbol will help you avoid actions which could cause product damage (scratches, dents, etc.) and damage to...
  • Page 3 Important READ AND 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 or damage when using the range, follow including WARNING:...
  • Page 4 Do not use the range for warming or heating the room. Persons could be burned or injured, or a fire could start. Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. Personal injury could result. Reset oven controls to the off position in the event of a power failure.
  • Page 5 Any additions, changes, or conversions required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet the application must be made by a Whirlpool service company or Qualified Agency. Disconnect the electrical supply and the gas supply at the shutoff valve near the range before servicing the range.
  • Page 6 part, and Features T~is section contains captioned of your range. Use them to become familiar with ihStrati0n.S the location and appearance of all parts and features. Oven vent Jl panel burner shown) Broiler drawer Control panel Left tronl Left rear Oven temperature Right front control knob control knob control knob...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners racks and pans ....g Positioning For best air circulation Lighting standing pilots ....11 .
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. RECOMMENDED LITE To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting.
  • Page 9 Handles should be made of a sturdy, heat- resistant material and be securely attached to the pan. Pans should be easy to clean. Check to be sure there are no crevices, rough edges, or areas where food might collect. Be sure pans do not tip, whether they are full or empty.
  • Page 10 For best air circulation Hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all pans of the oven. This results in better baking. Place the pans so that one is not directly over the other. For best results, allow 1 ‘/z-2 inches (4-5 cm) of space around each pan and...
  • Page 11 Lighting standing To light range pilots: Make sure all controls are turned off. Remove the surface burner grates from the cooktop. Remove the cooktop. (See “Removable cooktop” on page 17.) To light, hold a lit match over the pilot light located between the front and back burners.
  • Page 12 Baking/roasting NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. See “Important Safety Instructions” on page 4 for more information. 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, pull rack out to the stop, raise the front edge, and lift out.
  • Page 13: Broiling

    Adjusting the oven temperature Although your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, cook faster or slower than your old oven. If, after using the oven for a period of time, you are not satisfied with the baking/roasting results, you can change the temperature calibration by following these steps: 1.
  • Page 14: Energy Saving Tips

    1. Pull the broiler drawer open. Broiler door will tilt down when opened. Place broiler pan grid so grease can drain down sides into lower part of the broiler pan. See picture. Before the broiler is turned on, place food on broiler pan and position broiler pan at one of the three levels.
  • Page 15: The Oven Vent

    The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent located in lower part of backguard. The vent is needed for air circulation. Do not block the vent. Poor baking/roasting will result. NOTE: Never store plastics, paper, or other items that could melt or burn near the oven vent, or any of the surface burners.
  • Page 16 Caring for Your Range In This Section Surface burner grates ..... . 16 Removable cooktop ......17 .
  • Page 17 Removable cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates. 2. Lift front of cooktop enough to clear the front of the range. Grasp both sides of the cooktop, lift and pull forward to remove. Personal Injury Hazard Do not try to clean under the cooktop without removing it first.
  • Page 18 4. Occasionally check the burner fjames for proper size and shape as shown. A good flame is blue in color. If flames lift off ports, are yellow, or are noisy when turned off, you may need to clean the burners (see page 17), or call a qualified technician for adjustment.
  • Page 19: Baking/Roasting

    Removing the broiler The broiler carriage can be removed for easier cleaning. To remove: 1. Pull broiler drawer open. Broiler door will tilt down when opened. 2. Remove the broiler pan and grid. 3. Slightly lift broiler carriage and pull all the way out.
  • Page 20 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean your range. WHAT TO USE PART Control knobs Sponge and warm, soapy water Sponge and warm, soapy Control panels water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior surfaces Sponge and warm, soapy (other than control water panels)
  • Page 21 WHAT TO USE PART Sponge and warm, Surface burners soapy water Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad Vinegar and water solution Steel-wool pad and Broiler drawer, pan and grid (clean warm, soapy water after each use) Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water Paper towel and spray...
  • Page 22 HOW TO CLEAN WHATTO Oven cavity Do not allow commercial oven clean- (continued) ers to contact the heat seal, thermo- stat, or exterior surfaces of the range. Damage will occur.
  • Page 23 . . . CAUSE Plug the power cord into a live circuit with proper voltage. (See Installation tions.) Contact an authorized Whirlpool service technician to reconnect range to gas supply. (See Installation Replace household fuse or reset circuit breaker. Reset controls, if needed.
  • Page 24: Control

    CAUSE Clean with a straight pin (see pages 17 and 21). If this fails, call an authorized Whirlpool service technician for service. Contact an authorized Whirlpool service technician to check air/gas mixture. Let dry. Push control knob(s) in before turning to a setting.
  • Page 25 . . . 4. If you need ment Dial toll-free FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Whirlpool@ appli- ance. FSP replacement parts will fit right...
  • Page 26 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 “If You Need Assistance or Service” section of this book.

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