If You Need Service Or Assistance ..22 Whirlpool Cooking Product Warranty ..24 01991 Whirlpool Corporation Thank you for buying a Whirlpool Page appliance. Please complete and mail ..3 the Owner Registration Card pro- vided with this product.
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.
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.
Check to be sure glass cooking utensils are safe for use on the range. Only certain types of glass, glass-ceramic, ceramic, earthen- ware or other glazed utensils are suitable for ranges without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. Do not use decorative covers or trivets over the surface burners.
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.
After the burner lights, turn the control knob to the desired setting. Power failures will not affect standing pilots. Burn, Fire and Explosion Hazard Burner flame should not extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil. The flame can burn you and cause poor cooking results.
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 3/8 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...
4. During baking, the oven burner will turn on and off to maintain the temperature setting. Adjusting the oven temperature control 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.
Using Your Range Continued Indicator. Knob skirt 2. Loosen the locking screws. the position of the indicator. Locking screws To lower the temperature, _ Markers knob handle firmly and turn knob skirt clockwise to move the indicator one marker line to the left. Each line equals about 10°F (5°C).
Oven vent, 4. Push in and turn the Oven Tem- perature Control to BROIL. The broiler will automatically 50-60 seconds. 5. When broiling is done, turn the Oven Temperature Control to OFF. The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent just under the backguard.
Caring For Your Range Burn, Electrical Shock, Fire and Explosion Hazard Make sure all controls are OFF and the range is cool before cleaning. . Do not use oven cleaners, bleach or rust removers. Do not use gasoline or other flammable liquids or vapors to clean this or any other appli- ance.
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.
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”...
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.
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 are OFF and the oven is cool before removing oven door. Failure to do so can result in burns or electrical shock.
Turns black. Fat spatter spreads out. Burns away. Using the standard- cleaning oven (Models SF302BSW/EW, SF304BSW & SF302OSW/EW) The standard oven has to be hand cleaned. Use warm soapy water, soapy steel wool pads or a commercial oven cleaner. See “Cleaning tips” on page 20 for further instructions.
Caring For Your Range Continued Cleaning tips 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.
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 are OFF and the oven is cool before...
Cleaning tips Control knobs Clean with warm, soapy water and a soft cloth. Wash, rinse and dry well. Do not soak. Control panel water or spray Clean with warm, soap glass cleaner and a so a cloth. Wash, rinse and dry well. Follow directions provided with the cleaner.
Standard oven Clean with warm, soapy water or soapy steel wool pads. Make sure oven is cool. 9 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.
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.)
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.
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. 8 Registered Trademark / SM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation Part No. 76725-OOI4320883 01991 Whirlpool Corporation WHIRLPOOL@...