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Whirlpool TGR51WO Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION BOOK WITH THE UNIT. TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ AND KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. Parts And Features Using Your Range Caa;: For Your If You Need Assistance Or service Warranty 1-800-253-1301 Call us with qmstions or comments. GAS RANGE MODEL TGR51WO...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying an Estate@ appliance. Your Estatee range gives you all the functionality To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free Guide. It is full of valuable information about how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
  • Page 3 Important Safety Instructions READ AND SAVE Gas ranges have been thoroughly tested for safe and efficient operation. However, as with any appliance, there are specific installation and safety precautions to ensure safe and satisfactorv operation. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including the following: WARNING: lf the information...
  • 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 result. Reset oven controls to the off position in the event of a power failure.
  • Page 5 *Any additions, changes or conversions required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet the application must be made by a Whirlpool@ service company or Qualified Agency. Disconnect the electrical supply and the gas supply at the shutoff valve near the range before servicing the range.
  • Page 6 Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations the location and appearance of all parts and features. Manual oven Surface burners, grates and reflector pans Model and serial number plate (under cooktop) Anti-tip brackets Broiler drawer Control panel Left rear Left front control control...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners ..7 racks and pans..9 Positioning For best air circulation ..10 Setting the clock ... 11 Using the Minute Timer..ll ... 12 Baking/roasting 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, start cooking at the high setting; then the control knob down to continue cooking. SElTING RECOMMENDED USE LITE To light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to a desired setting.
  • Page 9: Positioning Racks And Pans

    Pans should be easy to clean. Check to be sure there are no crevices, rough edges or areas where food might collect. Be sure pans do not tip, whether they are full or empty. Use cookware only as it was intended to be used.
  • Page 10: For Best Air Circulation

    Extra oven rack position (roasting rack) When roasting food too large to be placed in oven with rack in lowest position, place rack on bottom of oven. For proper roasting, follow these guidelines: The rack must be level. adequate amount of liquid (meat juices or water) so food does not get overdone.
  • Page 11: Setting The Clock

    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 The clock setting will...
  • Page 12: Baking/Roasting

    Baking/roasting NOTE: Do not attempt to light the oven burner during a power failure. See “lmpor- tant Safety Instructions” on page 4 for more information. 1. Position before the rack(s) properly To change rack turning on the oven. position, lift pull out.
  • Page 13: 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 perii you are not satisfied with the temperature settings, you can adjust them by following these steps:...
  • Page 14: Energy Saving Tips

    Place broiler pan grid so grease can drain down ribbingand through slots into lower part of the broiler pan. See picture. 3. Before the broiler is turned on, place position food on broiler pan and broiler pan at one of the three levels. Close broiler drawer.
  • Page 15: 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 Do not block the vent. circulation. Poor baking/roasting will result. 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 In This Section Surface burner grates and reflector pans ........... 16 Lift-up cooktop .
  • Page 17 Lift-up cooktop 1. Remove surface burner grates and reflector pans. Lift front of cooktop at both front corners until the support rods lock into place. Personal Injury 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 falling.
  • Page 18 Surface burners 1. Lift up the cook-top, following the instruc- tions on page 17. 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, tilt it burner up, to one side at the end...
  • Page 19 Removing the oven door Removing the oven door will help make it easier to clean the oven. Bum and Electrical Shock Hazard Make sure all controls are OFF and the oven is cool before removing oven door. Failure to do so could result in burns or electrical shock.
  • Page 20 Removing the oven bottom The panel in the oven bottom can be removed for cleaning. Burn Hazard Make sure all parts cool before removing. Failure to do so could result in burns. To remove: 1. Remove oven racks. Remove the two hold-down screws at the rear of the oven.
  • Page 21 Cleaning char& 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, (other than control soapy water...
  • Page 22 PART WHAT TO USE Surface burners Warm, soapy water and (continued) a nonabrasive, scrubbing pad Vinegar and water solution Broiler drawer, Steel-wool pad and pan and grid warm, soapy water (clean after each use) Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water door glass Oven Paper towel and spray...
  • Page 23 WHAT TO USE PART Oven cavity Sponge and warm, soapy water Soapy steel-wool pad for heavily soiled areas Commercial oven cleaner for heavily soiled areas The oven light To turn the light on, press the Oven Light Switch on the backguard. Electrical Shock and Burn Hazard Make sure oven and light bulb are cool and power to the range has been...
  • Page 24 Burner ports are clogged..SOLUTION Plug the power cord into a live circuit with proper voltage. (See Installation Instructions.) Contact an authorized Whirlpool@ service technician to reconnect range to gas supply. (See Installation Instructions.) Replace household fuse or reset circuit breaker.
  • Page 25 SOLUTION Clean with a straight pin (see pages 18 and 22). If this fails, call an authorized Whirlpool@ service techni- cian for service. Contact an authorized Whirlpool service technician to check air/gas mixture. Let dry.
  • Page 26 . . . 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 27 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 “If You Need Assistance Or Service” section of this book. After checking “If You Need Assistance Or Service,” additional help can be found by calling...