Whirlpool TER56W2B Use And Care Manual

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Note To You
Important
Safety
Instructions
Parts And Features
Using Your Range
Using The Self-
Cleaning Cycle
Caring For
Your Range
tf You Need
Assistance
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ELECTRIC RANGE
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  • Page 1 SELF-CLEANING Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Using Your Range Using The Self- Cleaning Cycle Caring For Your Range tf You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions or comments. ELECTRIC RANGE MODEL TER56W2B...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying an Estate@ appliance. You have purchased a quality, world-class home appliance. Years of engineering have gone into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we have developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including the following: General @Read all instructions before using the range. @Install or locate the range only in accordance with the pro- vided Installation Instructions.
  • Page 4 @Use only dry potholders. Moist or damp potholders on hot sur- faces may result in burns from steam. Do not let potholder touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or bulk cloth for a potholder. It coul dy catch on fire.
  • Page 5 Grease @Grease is flammable. Do not allow grease to collect around cooktop or in vents. Wipe spill- overs immediately. @Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick up a flaming pan. Smother flaming pan on range by coverin wrth a well- fitted lid, cookie s eet or flat tray.
  • Page 6 Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations the location and appearance of all parts and features. Control oanel Plug-in surface Model and se number plate Anti-tip floor bracket (for information optional wall- mounted anti-tip bracket kit, see Removable storage drawer Control panel...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    In This Section Using the surface units ......7 Positioning racks and pans m ....9 For best air circulation .
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control knob down to continue cooking. SETTING RECOMMENDED To start foods cooking. To brinq liquids to a boil. Medium-high To hold a rapid boil.
  • Page 9: Racks And Pans M

    If you plan to use the cooktop for canning, we recommend the installation of a Canning Kit. Order the kit (Part No. 242905) from your Whirlpool dealer or authorized Whirlpool@ service company. and pans When baking on two racks, arrange racks on bottom and third level from bottom.
  • Page 10: For Best Air 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 results, allow 1% to 2 inches (4-5 cm) of space around each pan and...
  • Page 11: The Electronic

    The electronic oven Clock sqt pad Electronic MEALTIMEW. control Display/clock When you first plug in the range, “88:88” will appear in the display. If, after you set the clock (page 12), “88:88” again appears in the display, your electricity was off for a while.
  • Page 12: Setting The Clock

    Control knobs There are two control knobs: the Oven Selector and the Oven Temperature Knob. The Oven Selector tells the oven which mode you wish to cook in (Bake, Broil, Time Bake), while the Oven Temperature Control Knob lets you set a specific cooking temperature.
  • Page 13: Minute Timer

    Using the electronic The Minute Timer does not start or stop the oven. It works like a kitchen timer. It can be set in hours and minutes up to 11 hours, 59 min- utes. The Minute Timer will display minutes and seconds for settings under one hour.
  • Page 14: Using The Cancel/Off Pad

    Using the Cancel/Off The Cancel/Off pad will cancel any function except for the Clock Set and Timer Set func- tions When the Cancel/Off pad is pushed, the display will show the time of day or, if Minute Timer is also being used, the time remaining. Baking/roasting Position the rack(s) properly before...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Oven Temperature Control

    Adjusting the oven Oven temperature controls will gradually shift after years of use. So, even though your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate tempera- tures, 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 change them by following these steps: Make sure the Oven Temperature...
  • Page 16 Custom broil If food is cooking too fast, turn the Oven Temperature Control Knob counterclock- wise until the OVEN HEATING Indicator Light goes off. If you want the food to broil slower from the start, set the Oven Temperature Control Knob between 170°F and 325°F (77°C and 163°C).
  • Page 17: Broiling Tips

    Broiling tips Use the broiler pan and grid for broiling. They are designed to drain excess liquid and grease away from the cooking surface to help prevent spatter, smoke or fire. After broiling, remove the broiler pan from the oven when you remove the food. Drippings will bake on the pan if you leave it in the heated oven.
  • Page 18: Using The Electronic Mealtimer'" Control

    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. Do not use delayed time cooking for cakes, cookies,...
  • Page 19 4. Push the Cook Time pad. “0:OO” with the colon flashing and the Cook Time Indicator Light will show in the display. 5. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired cooking time. Push the “up” or “down” pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display.
  • Page 20 Method Z-Using Stop Time: 1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put food in the oven. 4. Push the Stop Time pad. The time of day with the colon flashing and the Stop Time Indicator Light will show in the display. 5.
  • Page 21 9. Push the Cancel/Off pad to return the display to the time of day. 10. Turn both the Oven Selector and the Oven Temperature Control Knob to OFF. To delay start and stop automatically Method l-Using Cook Time and Start Time: 1.
  • Page 22 6. Push the Start Time pad. The time of day with the colon flashing will show in the display. The Start Time Indicator Light will light up, and the Cook Time Indicator Light will flash. 7. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired start time, Push the “up”...
  • Page 23 10. When the baking/roasting time is completed, the oven will turn off automatically, beep four times, and “End” will show in the display. You will also hear two tones once every minute until you push the Cancel/Off pad. NOTE: To disable the reminder tones, push and hold the Timer Set pad for 4 seconds.
  • Page 24 Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired start time. Push the “up” or “down” pad(s) until the correct time shows in the display. This example shows a desired start time of 2 o’clock. Push the Stop Time pad. The time of day with the colon flashing will show in the display, the Stop Time Indicator Light will light up, and the Start Time Indicator Light...
  • Page 25 9. When the stat-t time is reached, the Delay Indicator Light will go off, a single tone will sound and the display will count down the baking/roasting time in minutes. The example at right shows a baking/ roasting time of 30 minutes (the differ- ence between the stop and start times).
  • Page 26 4. Push the Cook Time pad. “0:OO” with the colon flashing and the Cook Time Indica- tor Light will show in the display. 5. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the desired cooking time. Push the “up” or “down”...
  • Page 27 8. Push the Star-t/Enter pad. The Delay Indicator Light will light up in the display to indicate that the oven is programmed to start at a later time. The Cook Time and Stop Time Indicator Lights will flash NOTE: You can change a time setting after pushing the Start/Enter pad by repeating just Steps 4 and 5 or 6 and 7.
  • Page 28: The Oven Vent

    To cancel the MEALTIMER’” control setting: Push the Cancel/Off pad to return the display to the time of day. To avoid sickness and food waste when using the MEALTIMER” control: Do not let most UNFROZEN food stand for more than two hours before cooking starts.
  • Page 29: The Storage Drawer

    The storage drawer You can remove the storage drawer to make it easier to clean under the range and to check for installation of the anti-tip floor bracket (if you have one). Use care when handling drawer. Removing the storage drawer: 1.
  • Page 30: The Anti-Tip Bracket

    If you would like to change the color of your oven door glass to white or almond, you can order one of these kits from your Whirlpool Dealer. The kits include easy installation instructions. White (Kit No. 814069) Almond (Kit No.
  • Page 31 Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle In This Section How the cycle works ..m ..m ..31 Before you start ......*... 31 The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning the oven interior.
  • Page 32 Remove the broiler pan grid and any pots and pans being stored in the oven. NOTE: You can clean the broiler pan (without grid) in the oven if you have first removed most of the soil by hand-cleaning or in a dishwasher. If most of the soil is not removed, too much smoking will occur.The chrome broiler pan grid will discolor if...
  • Page 33 3. Set the cycle. To start cleaning immediately: Set both the Oven Selector and Oven Temperature Control Knob to CLEAN. A 3-hour Self-Cleaning cycle will be set automatically. “C3:OO” with the colon flashing will show in the display and the Clean Time Indicator Light will come on.
  • Page 34 Push the Start/Enter pad. The display will go back to showing the current time of day. The Delay Indicator Light will light up and the Clean Time and Stop Time Indicator Lights will flash to indicate that the oven is programmed to start the Self- Cleaning cycle at a later time.
  • Page 35 5. After the Self-Cleaning cycle is com- pleted, “End” will show in the display and four tones will sound. 6. Turn both the Oven Selector and Oven Temperature Control Knob to OFF. 7. When the oven reaches normal baking/ roasting temperatures, move the Lock Lever back to the left.
  • Page 36 Caring For Your Range In This Section Surface units and reflector bowls . ..36 Lift-up cooktop ....... . . 38 Your range is designed for easy care.
  • Page 37 3. Pull the surface unit straight away from the receptacle. 4. Lift out the reflector bowl. See ‘Cleaning chart” on page 39 for cleaning instructions. Replacing 1. Make sure all surface units are off and cool before replacing surface units and reflector bowls.
  • Page 38 4. When terminal is pushed into the receptacle as far as it will go, push down the edge of the surface unit opposite the receptacle. The element hold-down clip will keep the surface unit from moving around. NOTE: Reflector bowls reflect heat back to the utensils on the surface units.
  • Page 39 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean your range. PART WHAT TO USE Sponge and warm, Control knobs soapy water Sponge and warm, Control panel soapy water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior surfaces Sponge and warm, (other than control soapy water panel)
  • Page 40 PART WHAT TO USE Broiler pan and Steel-wool pad and grid (clean after warm, soapy water each use) Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water The Self-Cleaning cycle Paper towel and spray Oven door glass glass cleaner Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad Oven cavity...
  • Page 41 The oven light The oven light will come on when you use the Oven Light Switch on the control panel. Electrical 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 42 If You Need Assistance 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. When calling our Consumer Assistance Center for help or calling for service, please provide a detailed descrip- tion of the problem, your appliance’s complete model and serial numbers and the purchase date.
  • Page 43 PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE The Oven Selector and Oven Self-Cleaning cycle will not Temperature Control Knob are not set to CLEAN. operate The range clock does not show the correct time of day. The Lock Lever is not in the CLEAN position-all to the right.
  • Page 44 4. If you need ment parts . . . FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Estate@ appliance. FSP replacement parts will fit right and work...
  • Page 45 Outside the United States, a different warranty may apply. For details, please contact your authorized Whirlpool distributor or military exchange. If you need service, first see the “Assistance or Service” section of this book. After checking “Assistance or Service,” additional help can be found by calling our Consumer Assistance Center telephone number, l-800-253-1 301, from anywhere in the U.S.A.