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Whirlpool TGR51 Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. A Note To You kiZiZE3:dw Parts And Features Using Your Range Caring For Your Range If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with questions or comments. GAS RANGE MODEL TGR51 WO...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    A Note To You Thank you for buying an Estate You have purchased a quality, wor/d~/ass into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free 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: Kizize3:Dw

    Important safety Gas ranges have been thoroughly tested for safe and efficient operation. However, as with any appliance, there are specific installation and safety precautions and satisfactory operation. damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, includ- ing the following: WARNING: If the information a fire or explosion may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.
  • Page 4 Do not use the range for warming or heating the room. Persons could be burned or injured, or a fire could start. Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. Personal injury could resuft. Reset oven controls to the off position in the event of a power failure.
  • Page 5 Grease Grease is flammable. Do not allow grease to collect around cooktop or in vents. Wipe spillovers immediately. Do not use water on grease fires. Never pick up a flaming pan. Smother flaming pan by covering with a well-fitted lid, cookie sheet or flat tray.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your location and appearance of all parts and features, Anti-tip (on wall behind backguard) Model and serial number plate (under cooktop) Broiler drawer Control panel Left rear Left front control knob control knob Surface...
  • Page 7: Using Your Range

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners racka and pans ... Positioning air circulation ..lO For best Setting the clock ... Using the Minute Timer ... Bakinglroasting To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your range properly. This section gives you important information for efficient and safe use of your range.
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, use the following as a guide. For best results, cooking at the high setting, and then control knob down to continue cooking. SETTING RECOMMENDED USE LlTE To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting.
  • Page 9 Home canning information The large diameter of most water-bath or pressure canners combined with high heat settings for long periods of time can cause damage to the cooktop. To protect your range: For best results, use a canner which can be centered over the surface burner.
  • Page 10 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%2 inches (4-5 cm) of space around each pan and between pans...
  • Page 11 Setting the clock Push in and turn the Minute Timer Knob to set the clock. 1. Push in Minute Timer Knob and turn clockwise until clock shows the correct time of day. 2. Let the Minute Timer Knob pop out. Turn clockwise until Minute Timer hand points to The clock setting will change if you OFF.
  • Page 12 Baking/roasting 1. Position before the rack(s) properly To change rack Position, lift the oven. pull out. front and For further information, see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 9. 2. Push in and turn the Oven Temperature Control to the baking/roasting temperature want.
  • Page 13 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 you can adjust them by following these steps: Push in and turn...
  • Page 14 4. Push in and turn the Oven Temperature Control to BROIL. The broiler will automati- cally light in 50-60 seconds. 5. When broiling is done, turn the Oven Temperature Control to OFF. NOTE: Do not preheat the broiler before using. Completely close the broiler drawer during broiling.
  • Page 15 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. block the vent. Poor baking/roasting NOTE: Never store plastics, paper or other items that could melt or burn near the oven vent, or any of the surface burners.
  • Page 16: Caring For Your Range

    Caring For Your Range In This Section Surfece burner gratee end reflector pans..16 Lift-up cooktop ... 17 Surface burners ... 17 Removing the oven door ... 16 Your range is designed for ease of care. You can do most cleaning with items found around your home.
  • Page 17 Lift-up cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates and reflector pans. 2. Lii front of cooktop at both front corners until the support rods lock into place. Personal Injury and Product Damage Hazard Be sure both support rods are fully extended and in the locked position. Failure to do so could result in personal injury from the cooktop accidentally Do not drop the cooktop.
  • Page 18 5. Before putting the burners back, dry thoroughly by setting them in a warm oven for 30 minutes. 6. Replace burners, making sure they are Replace properly seated and level. 7. Occasionally check the burner flames for proper size and shape as shown. A good flame is blue in color.
  • Page 19 To replace: 1. Be sure the hinge arms are in the open Be careful position. if pulling the hinges open by hand. Hinges may snap back against the oven frame and could pinch fingers. Hold the door at the sides near the top. Insert hinge arms into slots at the bottom of the door.
  • Page 20 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your range. WHAT TO USE PART Control knobs Sponge and warm, soapy water Control panels Sponge and warm, soapy water Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Exterior surfaces Sponge and warm, soapy (other than control water...
  • Page 21 PART WHAT TO USE Broiler drawer, pan Steel-wool pad and warm, and grid (clean after soapy water each use) Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water Oven door glass Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad...
  • Page 22 The oven light To turn the light on, use the Oven Light Switch on the control panel. Electrical Shock and Burn Hazard Make sure oven and light bulb are cool and power to the range has been turned OFF before replacing the light bulb. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or burns.
  • Page 23: If You Need 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 24 POSSIBLE CAUSE PROBLEM Cooking resutts The range is not level. are not what you expected The oven temperature too low or too high. The oven was not preheated the recipe calls for. The recipe has never been tested or is not from a reliable source.
  • Page 25 Estate appliance. To locate FSP replacement refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center number in Step 2. 5. If you are not satisfied...
  • Page 28: Warranty

    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 “Assistance...