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Whirlpool SF385PEY Use & Care Manual

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A Note To You
2
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3
Parts And Features
6
Using Your Range
7
Using the Setf-
Cleaning Cyde
28
Caring For
Your Range
32
If You Need
Assistance
Or Service
37
Warranty
40
1-800-253-1301
Call us with questions or comments.
SELF-CLEANING
GAS RANGE
TO THE INSTALLER:
PLEASE LEAVE THIS
INSTRUCTION
BOOK WITH THE UNIT.
MODEL SF385PEY
TO THE CONSUMER:
PLEASE READ AND
KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.

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  • Page 1 KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. A Note To You kiiZC2%:dw Parts And Features Using Your Range Using the Setf- Cleaning Cyde Caring For Your Range If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions or comments. GAS RANGE MODEL SF385PEY...
  • Page 2 Keep this book and the sales slip together in a safe place for future reference. Model Number Serial Number Purchase Date a Whirlpool appliance. to us. This symbol will help you avoid actions which could cause product damage (scratches, dents, etc.) and damage to your personal property.
  • Page 3 Important safety Instructions Gas ranges have been thoroughly tested for safe and efficient operation. However, as with any appli- ance, there are specific installation and safety precautions which must be followed to ensure safe and satisfactory operation. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, Injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including WARNING: If the information fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal...
  • Page 4 Do not store things children might want above the range. Children could be burned or injured while climbing on ft. Do not leave children alone or unattended in area where the range is in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the range.
  • Page 5 When using the oven Always position the oven rack(s) in desired location while oven is cool. Use care when opening oven door. Let hot air or steam escape before removing or replac- ing food. Grease Grease is flammable. Do not allow grease to collect around cooktop or in vents.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your range. Use them to become familiar with the location and appearance of all parts and features. Manual oven light switch Oven vent Surface burners, grates and number plate (under cooktop) Automatic oven light switch - Removable...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners ..Positioning raclm and pans ... 9 For best ah circulation ... 10 The decctronk oven control ... 11 Setting the ckck ..12 Using the elechnk Minute llmw ...
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, use the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting: then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. RECOMMENDED USE SElllNG LlTE To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting to stop the clicking of the ignitor.
  • Page 9: Positioning Raclm And Pans

    Positioning racks and pans For baking/roasting with one reck, place the rack so the top of the food will be centered in the oven. Rack placement for specific foods: RACK POSlTlON FOOD 1 st or 2nd rack Frozen pies, large roasts, guide from bottom turkeys Angel and bundt cakes,...
  • Page 10: For Best Ah Circulation

    For best air circulation Hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all parts of the oven. This results in better baking. Place the pans so that one is not directly over the other. For best reeutk, allow lV2-2 inches (4-5 cm) of space around each pan and between pans and oven walls.
  • Page 11: The Decctronk Oven Control

    The electronic oven control Tempera& Oven sebctor pads pa& Display/clock When you first plug In the range, a time of day and “PF will show in the temperature display. If after you set the clock (page 12) the display again shows “PF, your electricity was off for a while.
  • Page 12: Setting The Ckck

    Setting the clock 1. Push the Clock/Set pad. The colon flashes and TIME will light up in the display. 2. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the time of day. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display.
  • Page 13: Using The Ofilcanoel Pad

    3. Push the StarVEnter pad. The Minute Timer will begin counting down immediately after the timer is started. When time is up, “End” will show in the large display and you will hear four P-second tones. You will also hear four 1 -second tones every minute until you push one of the two Timer pads.
  • Page 14: Baking/Roasting

    Baking/roasting 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, lift rack at front and pull out. For further information, see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 9. 2. Push the Bake pad. 350’” will show in the small display to indicate the preset tempera- ture and BAKE will light up.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Oven Temperature Control

    Adjusting the oven temperature Oven temperature controls will gradually shift after years of use. So, even though your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If, after using the oven for a period of time, you are not satisfied with the temperature settings, you can adjust them by following these steps: 1.
  • Page 16: Broiling

    Broiling 1. Position the rack before turning the oven on. See “Broiling rack position chart” on page 17. 2. Preheat the broiler for 5 minutes before using. 3. Push the Broil pad. The small display will show “HI”“. The time of day and BROIL will light up.
  • Page 17: Broiling Tips

    Broiling tips Use the broiler pan and grid for broiling. They are designed to drain excess liquid and fat away from the cooking surface to help prevent spatter, smoke or fire. lf you broil small quantities, you may want to use a small broiler pan.
  • Page 18 Using the electronic The electronic MEALTIMER” control will turn the oven on and off at times you set . . . even when you are not around. Delayed time baking/roasting is ideal for foods which do not require a preheated oven, such as meats and casseroles.
  • Page 19 4. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired cooking time. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display. This example shows a desired bakinq/roasting time of 30 minutes. 5. Push the Start/Enter pad. “Lo”“, HEAT, BAKE, TIMED and the set cook time will show in the display to indicate that the oven is heating.
  • Page 20 After you have set the desired temperature, the display will show the set temperature and the time of day. BAKE will light up. 3. Push the Stop Time pad. The time of day with the colon flashing and STOP TIME will show in the display.
  • Page 21 To delay start and stop automatically Method l-Using Cook Time and Delay Start Time: 1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put food in the oven. 2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode. Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired temperature.
  • Page 22 6. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired start time. Push the “up” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display. This example shows a desired start time of 2 o’clock. The oven will automatically shut off at 2:30 (the set start time plus the set cook time).
  • Page 23 Method Z-Using Delay Time and Stop Time: 1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put food in the oven. 2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode. Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired temperature. Push to raise the temperature or V to lower the temperature in 5°F incre- ments.
  • Page 24 6. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired stop time. Push the “up” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display. This example shows a desired stop time of 2:30. This provides a cook time of 30 minutes (the difference between the start and stop times).
  • Page 25 2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode. Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired temperature. Push to raise the temperature or V to lower the temperature in 5’F incre- ments. Use these pads until the desired temperature shows in the small display.
  • Page 26 7. Push the StarVEnter pad. DELAY and BAKE will light up in the display to indicate that the oven is programmed to start at a later time. NOTE: The display will show “door” and a tone will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if the door is latched when you try to bake/roast.
  • Page 27: The Oven Vent

    The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent located in lower part of backguard. The vent is needed for air circulation. Do not block the vent. Poor baking/roasting will result. NOTE: Never store plastics, paper or other items that could melt or bum near the oven vent, or any of the surface burners.
  • Page 28 Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle In This Section How the cycle works ........28 Before you start .
  • Page 29 Remove any pota and pans being stored in the oven. NOTE: You can clean the broiler pan and grid in the oven if you have first removed most of the soil by hand-cleaning or a dishwasher. If most of the soil is not removed, too much smoking will occur.
  • Page 30 If a cleaning cycle other than 3 hours is desired, use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired cleaning time. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V) pad(s) until a time between 2-4 hours shows in the display. Use 2 hours for light soil.
  • Page 31 To delay the start using Delay Start Time: Push the Clean pad. Push the Delay Start Time pad. START, TIME, CLEAN and “cln” will light up. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired start time. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display.
  • Page 32: Caring For Your Range

    To stop the Self-Cleaning cycle at any time: 1. Push the Off/Cancel pad. 2. When LOCKED goes off, move the Lock Lever back to the left. DO NOT FORCE IT. Wait until it moves easily. Special tips Keep the kitchen well ventilated during the Self-Cleaning cycle to help get rid of heat, odors and smoke.
  • Page 33 Surface burner 1. Make sure all surface burners are off and the surrounding parts are cool. 2. Lift off the surface burner grates and remove the reflector pans. 3. Wash the grates and reflector pans with warm, soapy water or in a dishwasher. Use a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad for cooked-on foods.
  • Page 34 Surface burners 1. Lit up the cooktop, following the instructions on page 33. 2. Before cleaning, remove screws that hold each of the burners in place. The screws prevent the burners from moving during shipment. Remove the shipping screws with a Phillips screwdriver and lift the burners up and out.
  • Page 35 PART WHAT TO USE Exterior surfaces Sponge and warm, soapy water (other than control panels) Warm, soapy water and Surface burner grates and reflector a nonabrasive, plastic pans scrubbing pad Dishwasher Surface burners Sponge and warm, soapy water Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad Vinegar and water...
  • Page 36 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, use the Oven Light Switch on the control panel. Electrlcal Shock and Personal Injury Hazard Make sure oven and light bulb are cool and power to the range has been turned OFF before replacing the light bulb.
  • Page 37: Assistance Or Service

    If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 1 of this section outlines possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to solve each problem. Parts 2 and 3 tell you what to do if you still need assistance or service.
  • Page 38 PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE Control knob(s) You are not pushing in before will not turn turning. Self-Cleaning The range clock does not show cycle will not the correct time of day. operate The Lock Lever is not in the Clean position-all the way to the right.
  • Page 39 Whirlpool appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center number in Step 2. 5. If you are not satisfied...
  • Page 40: Warranty

    Whirlpool. E. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.