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Whirlpool SF379LEK Use And Care Manual

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8522777A
GAS RANGE
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation, performance,
parts, accessories or service, call:
1-800-253-1301
or visit our website at...
www.whirlpool.com
Table of Contents ............................................ 2
TO THE INSTALLER: PLEASE LEAVE THIS
INSTRUCTION BOOK WITH THE UNIT.
TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ AND KEEP
THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Models: SF379LEK SF380LEK
®

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  • Page 1 1-800-253-1301 or visit our website at... www.whirlpool.com Table of Contents ... 2 TO THE INSTALLER: PLEASE LEAVE THIS INSTRUCTION BOOK WITH THE UNIT. TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ AND KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. Models: SF379LEK SF380LEK ®...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS RANGE SAFETY ... 3 The Anti-Tip Bracket ...4 PARTS AND FEATURES ... 5 COOKTOP USE... 6 Cooktop Controls...6 Surface Burners ...7 Home Canning ...8 Cookware ...8 ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL... 9 Display...9 Start/Enter ...9 Off/Cancel ...9 Clock ...9 Timer...9 Control Lock...9 Oven Temperature Control ...10...
  • Page 3: Range Safety

    Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: The Anti-Tip Bracket

    The range will not tip during normal use. However, the range can tip if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip bracket fastened down properly. A child or adult can tip the range and be killed. Connect anti-tip bracket to rear range foot.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    This manual covers several different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the parts and features listed. The locations and appearances of the features shown here may not match your model. Control Panel 1. Left Rear Burner Control 2.
  • Page 6: Cooktop Use

    COOKTOP USE Cooktop Controls WARNING 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. Electric ignitors automatically light the surface burners when control knobs are turned to LIGHT.
  • Page 7: Surface Burners

    Surface Burners IMPORTANT: Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air around the burner grate edges. Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the oven and cooktop are cool. Do not use oven cleaners, bleach or rust removers.
  • Page 8: Home Canning

    Home Canning When canning for long periods, alternate the use of surface cooking areas, elements or surface burners between batches. This allows time for the most recently used areas to cool. Center the canner on the grate or largest surface cooking area or element.
  • Page 9: Electronic Oven Control

    ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL 1. Oven Settings 2. Temperature 3. Display Display When power is first supplied to the appliance, “PF” will appear on the display. Press OFF to clear. Any other time “PF” appears, a power failure has occurred. Press OFF and reset the Clock if needed.
  • Page 10: Oven Temperature Control

    Oven Temperature Control IMPORTANT: Do not use a thermometer to measure oven temperature because opening the oven door and element or burner cycling may give incorrect readings. The oven provides accurate temperatures; however, it may cook faster or slower than your previous oven, so the temperature calibration can be adjusted.
  • Page 11: Bakeware

    BAKEWARE To cook food evenly, hot air must be able to circulate. Allow 2 in. (5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Use the following chart as a guide. NUMBER OF POSITION ON RACK PAN(S) Center of rack. Side by side or slightly staggered.
  • Page 12: Baking And Roasting

    Baking and Roasting ® ACCUBAKE Temperature Management System (on some models) The ACCUBAKE system electronically regulates the oven heat levels during preheat and bake to maintain a precise temperature range for optimal cooking results. The bake and broil elements cycle on and off in intervals. The bake element will glow red when cycling on, the broil element will not.
  • Page 13: Range Care

    RANGE CARE Self-Cleaning Cycle (on some models) WARNING Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 14: General Cleaning

    General Cleaning IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions on cleaning products. Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless otherwise noted. EXTERIOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SURFACES (on some models) Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should be cleaned as soon as the entire appliance is cool.
  • Page 15: Oven Door

    Oven Door For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven door. However, if necessary, follow these instructions. The oven door is heavy. Before Removing: 1. Use a putty knife or screwdriver and insert it at the bottom corner of the door stop clip.
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Has a household fuse been blown or has the circuit breaker been tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit.
  • Page 17: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Corporation with any questions or concerns at: Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances Customer Interaction Center...
  • Page 18: Warranty

    On gas ranges and gas cooktops, in the second through fifth years from the date of purchase, when this appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP parts for any gas burner to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company.

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