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Whirlpool TEP315 Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 ELECTRIC RANGE Use & Care Guide Table of Contents...2 MODELS TES355 TES325 TEP325 TEP315 8522716...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS RANGE SAFETY ... 3 The Anti-Tip Bracket ...3 PARTS AND FEATURES ... 6 COOKTOP USE ...7 Cooktop Controls...7 Ceramic Glass...7 Coil Elements and Burner Bowls ...8 Home Canning ...8 Cookware ...8 ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL... 9 Oven Indicator Lights ...9 Display...9 Start/Enter ...9 Off/Cancel ...9...
  • 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: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including the following: WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF TIPPING OF THE RANGE, THE RANGE MUST BE SECURED BY PROPERLY INSTALLED ANTI-TIP DEVICES.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed. Placement of Oven Racks – Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved while oven is hot, do not let potholder contact hot heating element in oven. DO NOT TOUCH HEATING ELEMENTS OR INTERIOR SURFACES OF OVEN –...
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    This manual covers several different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed. The locations and appearances of the features shown here may not match your model. Control Panels 1. Electronic Oven Control 2.
  • Page 7: Cooktop Use

    COOKTOP USE Cooktop Controls WARNING Fire Hazard Turn off all controls when done cooking. Failure to do so can result in death or fire. The control knobs can be set anywhere between HI and LO. Push in and turn to setting. On some models, the surface cooking area locator shows which element is turned on.
  • Page 8: Coil Elements And Burner Bowls

    Coil Elements and Burner Bowls (on some models) Coil elements should be level for optimal cooking results. Burner bowls, when clean, reflect heat back to the cookware. They also help catch spills. Cookware should not extend more than 1 in. (2.5 cm) over the coil element.
  • Page 9: Electronic Oven Control

    ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL 1. Oven Indicator Lights 2. Display 3. Off/Cancel 4. Start/Enter (Control Lock) Oven Indicator Lights The indicator lights are located to the left of, below, and within the display. The indicator lights light up or flash when the oven is in one of the following modes: BAKE, BROIL, HEAT, START?, ON, TIMER, COOK TIME/TIMED cooking (on some models), and START TIME/DELAY cooking (on some models).
  • Page 10: Control Lock

    Control Lock The Control Lock shuts down the control panel pads to prevent unintended use of the oven. When the control is locked, only the CLOCK and TIMER pads will function. To Lock/Unlock Control: Before locking, make sure the oven and Timer are off.
  • 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: Oven Use

    OVEN USE Baking and Roasting Before baking and roasting, position racks according to the “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. When roasting, it is not necessary to wait for the oven preheat conditioning time to end before putting food in unless recommended in the recipe. To Bake or Roast: 1.
  • Page 13: Timed Cooking

    RACK FOOD POSITION Ham slice, precooked in. (1.25 cm) thick Frankfurters Lamb chops 1 in. (2.5 cm) thick Chicken bone-in pieces boneless breasts Fish Fillets (.6-1.25 cm) thick Steaks - 1 in. (2-2.5 cm) thick * Place up to 9 patties, equally spaced, on broiler grid. Timed Cooking (on some models) WARNING...
  • Page 14: Oven Use

    To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration (on models with electronic clock/timer): 1. Press and hold CLOCK until the oven display shows the current calibration, for example, “00”, if not yet adjusted or about 5 seconds. 2. Press the “up” or “down” arrow pads to increase or to decrease the temperature in 5 F amounts.
  • Page 15: Range Care

    To Broil: 1. Push in and turn oven control knob to BROIL. On some models, set the oven selector and oven temperature control knob to BROIL. The OVEN ON indicator light will turn 2. After broiling, turn the oven control knob to OFF. On some models, turn both the oven selector and oven temperature control knob to OFF.
  • Page 16: General Cleaning

    Prepare Cooktop and Storage Drawer: Remove plastic items from the cooktop because they may melt. Remove all items from the storage drawer. How the Cycle Works IMPORTANT: The heating and cooling of porcelain on steel in the oven may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks and popping sounds.
  • Page 17: Oven Light

    OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR Glass cleaner and paper towels or non-abrasive plastic scrubbing pad: Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on panel. CONTROL PANEL Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty wash cloths or some paper towels. Damage may occur. Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge: Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on panel.
  • Page 18: Storage Drawer

    2. Carefully close the door until it rests against the door removal pins. 3. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers on the front of the door and your thumbs on the inside surface. 4. Pull door straight up, then toward you. Hinge hangers will slide out of front frame hinge slot.
  • Page 19: 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: Estate Brand Home Appliances Customer Interaction Center...
  • Page 20: Warranty

    CLEANTOP Whirlpool Corporation warrants that the ceramic glass cooktop will not discolor, the cooktop pattern will not wear off, the rubber seal between the ceramic glass cooktop and porcelain edge will not crack, the ceramic glass cooktop will not crack due to thermal shock and the surface unit elements will not burn out.

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