TO THE INSTALLER: PLEASE LEAVE THIS INSTRUCTION BOOK WITH THE UNIT. TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ AND KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. 4.65 Cubic Foot Oven MODEL SF350BEE PART NO. 3196289 Rev. A TimeSmart Tips Inside! Self-Cleaning Gas Range A Note to You...
Thank you for buying a WHIRLPOOL Because your life is getting busier and more compli- cated, WHIRLPOOL ranges are easy to use, save time, and help you manage your home better. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we devel- oped this Use and Care Guide.
ANGE AFETY Your safety is important to us. This guide contains safety statements under warning symbols. Please pay special attention to these sym- bols and follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of the symbol. Connect anti-tip bracket to the range.
RANGE SAFETY General • Install or locate the range only in accordance with the provided Installation Instructions. The range must be installed by a qualified installer. The range must be properly connected to the proper gas supply and checked for leaks. The range must also be properly connected to the electrical supply and grounded.
Any additions, changes, or conversions required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet the application needs 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.
ETTING TO This section contains captioned pictures of your range. Use them to learn where all parts and features are and what they look like. Use the page references to help you quickly find out more about the part or feature you are interested in. Oven vent (p.
SING ANGE To get the best cooking results, you should use your range the correct way. This section tells you what you need to know to use your range safely and efficiently. SING THE SURFACE BURNERS wWARNING Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard Do not operate with a yellow flame.
USING YOUR RANGE SING THE SURFACE BURNERS In case of a prolonged power failure You can manually light surface burners. Hold a lit match near a burner and turn the control knob to the LIGHT position. After the burner lights, turn the control knob to the setting you want.
OSITIONING RACKS AND PANS Extra oven rack position (roasting rack) Use this rack position when roasting food too large to be placed on the first rack position. For proper roasting, follow these guide- lines: • The rack must be level. •...
USING YOUR RANGE HE OVEN CONTROL LIGHTS When you set the oven control knob, one or more AKING ROASTING IMPORTANT: Do not try to light the oven burner during a power failure. See “Range Safety” on page 4 for more information. Place the racks where you need them in the Front Rear...
AKING ROASTING CONT When baking, preheat the oven for 10 minutes. Put your food in the oven. NOTES: • Do not preheat when roasting. • Do not place your food directly on the oven bottom. During baking/roasting, the oven burner will turn on and off to keep the oven at the set temperature.
USING YOUR RANGE DJUSTING THE OVEN TEMPERATURE CONTROL Although your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If you are not satisfied with the baking/roasting results, you can change the temperature calibration by following the steps below.
ROILING NOTES: • Do not preheat when broiling. • The oven control knob must be on BROIL for broiling temperatures. Place the rack where you need it in the oven. See “Broiling guide” on page 14. Front Rear Set the oven control knob to BROIL. After broiling, turn the oven control knob to OFF.
USING YOUR RANGE ROILING TIPS • Use the broiler pan and grid for broiling. They are designed to drain excess liquid and grease away from the cooking surface to help prevent spatter, smoke, or fire. • If you broil small quantities, you may want to use a small broiler pan.
HE OVEN VENT Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent that’s near the Oven vent middle of the backguard. The vent lets air circu- late properly. Be careful not to block the vent, or you will get poor baking/roasting results.
USING YOUR RANGE HE STORAGE DRAWER You can remove the storage drawer to make it easier to clean under your range and to make sure the anti-tip floor bracket is installed. Be careful when handling the drawer. Removing the storage drawer: Empty the drawer before you remove it.
SING THE The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning the inside of the oven. Like the other functions of your range, you run the Self-Cleaning cycle with the easy-to-use controls. Please review the instructions in this section to keep your oven spotless.
USING THE SELF-CLEANING CYCLE ETTING THE CONTROLS Set the oven control knob to CLEAN. The door will lock itself. If the door has a problem locking, it will try to lock itself every 12 seconds for one minute. If the door fails to lock, the Self- Cleaning cycle will cancel.
ETTING THE CONTROLS To stop the self-cleaning cycle at any time: Turn the oven control knob to OFF. Self-cleaning tips • Keep the kitchen well ventilated during the Self-Cleaning cycle to help get rid of heat, odors, and smoke. • Clean the oven before it gets heavily soiled.
ARING FOR Your range is designed so you can care for it easily. You can do most cleaning with items found around your home. Cleaning your range whenever spills or soiling occurs will help to keep it looking and working like new. Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near the cooktop.
LEANING CHART CONT PART HOW TO CLEAN Surface burners Lift up the cooktop. (See page 22.) (see “Lift-up cook- Wipe off spills with a sponge and warm, soapy water right after the burner top and surface has cooled. burners” on page For cooked-on food: 22 for more Remove the shipping screws (one on each side of both ignitors) with a Phillips...
Allow the burner to cool and follow Step 6. If you still have a problem, contact an authorized Whirlpool service technician to pin. DO NOT enlarge or distort the ports. DO NOT use a tooth- pick to clean the ports.
UP COOKTOP AND SURFACE BURNERS To lower the cooktop, lift the cooktop from both sides while pressing the support rods back to unlock them. Lower the cooktop into place. EMOVING THE OVEN DOOR For normal use of your range, you do not need to remove the door.
CARING FOR YOUR RANGE EMOVING THE OVEN DOOR To remove: Open the door about halfway. Insert nails or Close the door as far as the nails or screws will let you. To replace: NOTE: The nails or screws you inserted must still be in both sides of the door.
• Nothing works The range is not properly connected to the gas supply. Contact an autho- rized Whirlpool service technician to reconnect the range to the gas supply. (See the Installation Instructions.) • You have blown a household fuse or tripped a circuit breaker.
TROUBLESHOOTING HEN SELF CLEANING YOUR OVEN PROBLEM The Self-Cleaning cycle will not work OOKING RESULTS PROBLEM Cooking results are not what you expected NDICATOR LIGHTS FLASH PROBLEM The oven on and heating indicator lights flash The heating and door locked/cleaning indicator lights flash If none of these items are causing your problem, see “Requesting Assistance or Service”...
To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, call our Consumer Assistance Center telephone number or your nearest authorized service center. If the dealer, authorized servicer, and Whirlpool have failed to resolve your problem, you can contact the Major Appliance Consumer Action Program (MACAP).
NDEX This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the page(s) on which you can find each topic. TOPIC AIR CIRCULATION ... 9 ANTI-TIP BRACKET ... 15 ASSISTANCE ... 27 BAKING Pans ... 9 Racks ...
E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAM- AGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.