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Whirlpool SF376PEP Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 YthfJ Use & Care Guide Oven indicator light oven controls LANKET-O-FLAME ‘- seal lot shown) Removable oven Self-cleaning door oven Oven burner SELF-CLEANING GAS RANGE SF376PEP...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Do not use rubbing alcohol or flammable or toxic solvents, such as acetone, gasoline, carbon tetrachloride, etc. These can damage the finish. Thank you for buying a Whirlpool Page appliance. Please complete the Owner Registration 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. FOR YOUR SAFETY DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR OTHER FLAMMABLE VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY OTHER APPLIANCE.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions Continued Gas fuels and combustion can result in potential exposure to chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm. For example, benzene is a chemical which is a part of the gas supplied to the range. It is consumed in the flame during combustion.
  • Page 5 with baking soda or, if available, a multipurpose dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher. Never leave surface burners unat- tended at high heat settings. A boil-over could result and cause smoking and greasy spill-overs that may ignite. Make sure surface burners are off when you are finished, and when you aren’t watching.
  • Page 6: Using Your Range

    Using Your Range Surface burner marker 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 a burner and turn the control to the LITE position. After the burner lights, turn the control to the desired setting. Burn, Fire and Explosion Burner flame should not extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil.
  • Page 8: Using The Minute Timer

    Using Your Range Continued 2. Let the Minute Timer Knob pop out. Turn clockwise until Minute Timer hand points to OFF. The clock setting will change if you push in the knob when turning. Using the Minute Timer The Minute Timer does not start or stop the oven.
  • Page 9: Using The Oven Controls

    oven temp selector oven temp Using the oven controls Baking 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, pull rack out to stop, raise front edge and lift out. The rack(s) should be placed so the top of the food will be centered in the oven.
  • Page 10 Using Your Range Continued oven temp oven temp Broiling The Blanket-0-Flame”‘Broiler infra-red rays to cook the food. Infra-red rays create fast, searing heat and consume most smoke and spatters. Always broil with the oven door closed. 1. Position the rack before turning the oven on.
  • Page 11: Using The Automatic Mealtimer'" Clock

    Selector oven temp Usin the automatic MEdTIMER” clock The automatic MEALTIMER’” designed to turn the oven on and off at times you set, even when you are not around. Automatic baking is ideal for foods which do not require a preheated oven such as meats and casseroles.
  • Page 12 Using Your Range Continued To start baking now and stop automatically: 1. Position rack(s) properly, and place the food in the oven. 2. Make sure the clock is set to the right time of day. 3. Push in and turn the Stop Time Knob clockwise to the time you want the oven to shut off.
  • Page 13: The Oven 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 circulation. Do not block the vent. 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 14: Caring For Your Range

    Using Your Range Continued Drawer slide rail Caring For Your Range Replacing the storage drawer: 1. Fit ends of drawer slide rails into the drawer guides on both sides of opening. 2. Lift drawer front and push in until white stops on drawer slide rails clear white stops on drawer guides, then slide drawer closed.
  • Page 15: Control Panel And Knobs

    Control panel and knobs 1. Pull control knobs straight off. 2. Use warm soapy water or spray glass cleaner and a sott cloth to wipe the control panels. Rinse and wipe dry. 3. Wash control knobs in warm soapy water. Rinse well and dry. Do not soak.
  • Page 16: Surface Burner Grates

    Caring For Your Range Continued Surface burner grates 1. Make sure all surface burners are off and the surrounding parts are cool. 2. Lift off the burner grates. 3. Wash the grates with warm soapy water or in a dishwasher. Use scouring pads for heavily-soiled areas.
  • Page 17: Surface Burners

    Typical surface burner flame Surface burners To remove the cooktop, follow the instructions in “Removable cooktop” below. Wipe off surface burners with warm soapy water and a soft cloth after each use. Occasionally check the burner flames for proper size and shape as shown below.
  • Page 18: Removable Oven Door

    Caring For Your Range Continued 3. Wipe surface under the cooktop with warm soapy water. Use a soapy steel-wool pad on heavily-soiled areas. Personal Injury and Product Damage Hazard . Do not try to clean under the cooktop without removing first.
  • Page 19: Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle

    not clek seal Do not clean Using the Self-Cleaning cycle The Self-Cleaning cycle uses very high to burn away soil. Before you start, heat make sure you understand exactly how to use the Self-Cleaning cycle safely. Before you start 1. Clean the areas shown by hand. They do not get hot enough during the Self-Cleaning cycle for soil to burn away.
  • Page 20 Caring For Your Range Continued Personal Injury and Product Damage Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. It could burn you. Do not use commercial cleaners in your oven. Cleaners may produce hazardous or damage the porcelain .
  • Page 21 Make sure the Clock, Start and Stop Times all have the right time of day. Push in and turn the Stop Time Knob clockwise 2-4 hours. . Use 2 hours for light soil. . Use 3 hours for moderate soil. Use 3-4 hours for heavy soil.
  • Page 22 Caring For Your Range Continued Self-Cleaning cycle - 2 l/2 hour setting (Approximate temperatures 1000°F 800°F 600°F 400°F 200°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 any time: 1.
  • Page 23: Cleaning Tips

    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. Follow directions provided with the cleaner.
  • Page 24: Using And Replacing The Light Bulbs

    Caring For Your Range Continued Usin and replacing the light ulbs 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 Burn Hazard Make sure power to the range has...
  • Page 25 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 26: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If You Need Service Or Assistance.. . We su gest you follow these Ive 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 power supply cord plugged into a live circuit with the proper voltage? (See Installation Instructions.)
  • Page 27 United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINES service assis- tance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under: 4.
  • Page 28: Whirlpool Range Warranty

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