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Whirlpool SF375PEW Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Oven indi\cator light Electrqnic Self-cleaning oven SELF-CLEANING GAS RANGE SF376PEW (Shown) clock/timer Ovei burner Removable (not shown) oven door SF375PEW oven controls i nrran rzu.l. seal...
  • 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. Please complete and mail ..3 the Owner Registration Card pro- 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. 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 recom- mended that the range be installed by a qualified installer. The range must be properly connected 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 v”“l” Using the surface burners Control knobs must be pushed in, then turned to the LITE position. The clicking sound is the ignition sparking. To stop the clicking sound after the burner lights, turn the control knob back to a desired setting.
  • Page 7: Setting The Clock

    In case of a prolonged power failure: Surface burners can be manually lighted. Hold a lighted match near burner and turn the control to the LITE position. After the burner lights, turn the control to the desired setting. Burn, Fire and Explosion Hazard Burner flame should not extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil.
  • Page 8: Using The Minute Timer

    Using Your Range Continued Using the Minute Timer The Minute Timer does not start or stop the oven. It works like a kitchen timer. It can be set in minutes and seconds up to 9 hours 50 minutes. You will hear a tone when the set time is up.
  • Page 9: Using The Oven Controls

    oven temp oven temp Using the oven controls Baking Position the rack(s) properly turning on the oven. position, front edge and lift out. The rack(s) should be placed so the top of the food will be centered in the oven. Always leave at least to 2 inches (4-5 cm) between the sides of the pan and the oven walls and other pans.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Oven Temperature Control

    Using Your Range Continued 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. Your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate tempera- tures.
  • Page 11: Broiling

    selector oven temp selector Broiling Refer to the Cooking Guide for addi- tional broiling information. Because not all Cooking Guide information applies this model, please read this section and the Cooking Guide carefully. before Position-the rack oven on. Refer to broiling chart on next page for recommended positions and broiling times.
  • Page 12 Using Your Range Continued Broiling chart The times and temperatures shown are provided as a general guide. Both may be varied to brown food or to achieve desired doneness. Fish l/2” fillet 1 l/2 lb. whole l/2” thick Lamb chops l/2”...
  • Page 13: Using The Cook Timer

    oven temp Using the Cook Timer The electronic Cook Timer allows you to begin cooking now and set the oven to turn itself off later. To set the Cook Timer: Position the oven rack(s) properly, and place the food in the oven. Make sure the clock is set to the right time of day.
  • Page 14 Using Your Range Continued oven temp To check time-of-day during cooking: Push the Set button once. A tone will sound and the time-of-day will be displayed. To return to the Cook Time display: Push the Set button once. A tone will sound and the automatic cook time will reappear.
  • Page 15: The Oven Vent

    Overi vent The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent just under the cooktop light. The vent is needed for air Do not block the vent. circulation. Poor baking will result. Burn Hazard When the oven is ON, pans and pan handles left near the oven vent can become hot enough to burn the user and to melt plastics.
  • Page 16 Using Your Range Continued Ball Literature Pull drawer out a little farther until levers stay in “up” position. Pull drawer the rest of the way out. Replacing the storage drawer: Make sure ball bearings on oven slide rail are positioned toward the front of the opening.
  • Page 17: Caring For Your Range

    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. B Do not use gasoline or other flammable liquids or vapors to clean this or any other appli- ance.
  • Page 18: Surface Burner Grates And Reflector Pans

    Caring For Your Range Continued 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.
  • Page 19: Surface Burners

    Typical surface burner flame Wash the grates and reflector pans with warm soapy water or in a dishwasher. Use a non-abrasive plastic scouring pad for heavily- soiled areas. Rinse and dry well. Replace reflector pans and burner grates. Surface burners To remove the cooktop, follow the instructions in “Removable cooktop”...
  • Page 20: Removable Cooktop

    Caring For Your Range Continued Removable cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates and reflector pans. 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.
  • Page 21: Removable Oven Door

    Removable oven door 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. Open the door to the first stop position.
  • Page 22: Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle

    Caring For Your Range Continued Hand clean frame Hand clean door around edge ’ Do not hand clean seal Using the Self-Cleaning cycle The Self-Cleaning cycle uses heat to burn away soil. Before you start, make sure you understand exactly how to use the Self-Cleaning cycle safely.
  • Page 23 Personal Injury and Product Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. It could burn you. Do not use commercial oven cleaners in your oven. Cleaners may produce hazardous fumes or damage the porcelain finish. Do not force the Lock Lever, you could bend or break it.
  • Page 24 Caring For Your Range Continued dsz - E4N 111) clockwise 2-4 3. Turn the Set Knob hours. Use 2 hours for light soil. Use 3 hours for moderate soil. Use 3-4 hours for heavy soil. NOTE: Knob must be turned within 15 seconds after button is pushed.
  • Page 25 oven temp Self-Cleaning cycle - 2 l/2 hour setting (Approximate temperatures and times) 1ooo”F Boo”F 600°F 400°F 2W”F START 112 hr. Notice that the heating stops when the 2 l/2 hour setting is up, but that it takes longer for the oven to cool down enough to unlock. To stop the Self-Cleaning cycle at any time: 1.
  • Page 26: 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. Do not soak. Control panels Clean with warm soapy water or spray glass cleaner and a soft cloth. Wash, rinse and dry well.
  • Page 27: Using And Replacing The Light Bulbs

    Using and replacing the light bulbs The cooktop light The fluorescent light is on the bottom of the control panel. The Top Light Switch is located on the left side of the front control panel. Electrical Shock and Bum Hazard Make sure power to the range has been disconnected at the main power supply and that all surface...
  • Page 28 Caring For Your Range Continued The oven light The Oven Light will come on when you open the oven door. To turn the light on when the oven door is closed, push the Oven Light Switch on the control panel. Push the switch again to turn off the light.
  • Page 29: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If You Need Service Or Assistance.. . We sug est you follow these ? s eps: 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?
  • Page 30 United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINE” service assis- tance telephone number (see Step 2) or...
  • Page 31 Notes...
  • Page 32: Whirlpool Range Warranty

    C. Pick-up and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. Damage to range product caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

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