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Whirlpool SF350BEG Use & Care Manual page 6

Self-cleaning gas range 4.65 cubic foot oven
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SING THE SURFACE BURNERS
wWARNING
Fire Hazard
Do not let the burner flame extend beyond
the edge of the pan.
Turn off all controls when not cooking.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death or fire.
Using the control knobs
Your range comes with electric ignitors. Electric
ignitors automatically light the burners each time
you turn the control knobs to LIGHT.
Place a filled pan on the burner grate before
turning on the surface burner. Do not operate a
burner for extended periods of time without
having cookware on the grate.
Push in the control knob and turn it counter-
anywhere between HIGH and LOW.
NOTE: All four electric ignitors will click at the same
time. However, the burner with the control knob
turned to LIGHT is the one that will ignite.
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clockwise to the
LIGHT position. The
clicking sound is the
ignitor sparking. Make
sure the burner has lit.
To stop the clicking
sound after the burner
lights, turn the control
knob to the cook setting
you want. You can set
the control knob
Burner heat settings
Use the following chart as a guide.
SETTING
RECOMMENDED USE
LIGHT
To light the burner.
HIGH
To start food cooking.
To bring liquid to a boil.
Mid-range
To hold a boil.
(between HIGH
To fry chicken or pancakes.
and LOW)
For gravy, pudding, and icing.
To cook large amounts of
vegetables.
LOW
To keep food warm.
To melt chocolate or butter.
To simmer.
NOTE: Do not leave empty cookware, or cookware
which has boiled dry, on a hot surface burner. The
cookware could overheat, causing damage to the
cookware or cooking product.
Easy ways to save energy
To help shorten your cooking time, use the least
amount of liquid possible.
Preheat your pots and pans only when
recommended and for the shortest time possible.
Start your food on a higher heat setting, then turn
the control to a lower setting to finish cooking.

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