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Whirlpool TGR88W2B Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 KEEP THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. A Note To You Important Safety lnsttuctions Parts And Features Using Your Range !$&zing Cyde 20 Cating For Your Range If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty 1400-253-1301 Call us with questions or comments. MODEL TGR88W2B...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying an Estate@ appliance. Your Estate’ 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 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 the followlng: WARNING: If the information...
  • Page 4 .Do not store things children might want above the range. Children could be burned or injured while climbing on it. Do not leave children atone 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 Turn pan handles inward, but not over other surface burners. This will help reduce the chance of burns, igniting of flammable materials, and spills due to bumping of the pan. Do not use decorative covers or trivets over the surface burners. When using the oven...
  • Page 6 Parts And This section contains captioned illustrations the location of all parts and features. and appearance Manual oven Surface burners and grates Lock lever Model and seri number Dlate . (behind right ai of storage drawer) Control panels Left f m&t rear control knob...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Using the surface burners ....7 Positioning racks and pans ,... 9 For best air circulation ..... 10 Setting the clock .
  • 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 to stop the clicking of the...
  • Page 9: Positioning Racks And Pans

    Pans shouti 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 place oven with rack in lowest position, on bottom of oven. For proper roasting, follow these guidelines: The rack must be level. Use 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 ciockwise 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 the rack(s) properly To change rack turning on the oven. position, lift rack at front and For further information, see “Positioning racks and pans”...
  • Page 13: 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 ok! 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:...
  • Page 14: Broiling Tips

    the Oven Selector to BROIL. and turn the Oven Temperature counterclockwise to BROIL. The broiler 50-60 will automatically light in 6. When broiling is done, turn both Oven Selector and the Oven Tempera- clockwise ture Control to OFF. Broiling tips the broiler pan and grid for broiling.
  • Page 15: Energy Saving Tips

    Broiling rack position lACK POSITION FOOD :ROM BOlTOM Rare steaks and fish Medium and welldone steaks and hamburg- ers; well-done foods such as chicken, lobster, ham slices and pork chops Energy saving tips Although the energy used for cooking is usually a very small percentage of the total energy used in the home, cooking energy can be used efficiently.
  • Page 16: Using The Automatic Mealtimertm Clock

    Using the automatic The automatic MEALTIMER clock is de- signed to turn the oven on and off at times you set, even when you are not around. Delayed time baking/roasting foods which do not require preheated oven, such as meats and casseroles. not use the delayed time cycle for cakes, cookies, etc.
  • Page 17 To start baking/roasting and stop automatically: 1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and place the food in the oven. 2. Push in and turn the Stop Time Knob clockwise to the time you want the oven Make sure to shut off. the Start Time Knob is not pushed in.
  • Page 18: The Oven Vent

    The oven vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through 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 19: The Anti-Tip Brackets

    The anti-tip brackets The range will not tip during normal use. However, tipping can occur if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without the anti-tip brackets properly secured. *To reduce risk of range tipping over, secure range with properly installed anti-tip brackets supplied with range.
  • Page 20 Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle In This Section How the cycle works ......20 Before you start ....... . 20 The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning the oven interior.
  • Page 21 Remove any pots and pans 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 dishwasher. lf most of the soil is not removed, too much smoking will occur. Wipe any loose soil or grease.
  • Page 22 Move the Lock Lever to the right-the Clean position. The Clean Indicator Light will come on. 5. After the Self-Cleaning cycle is started, the Lock Indicator Light comes on when the oven temperature goes above normal baking/roasting temperatures. cannot be opened and the Lock Lever must not be moved when the Lock Indicator Light is on.
  • Page 23 Caring For Your Range In This Section Surface burner grates ..23 Surface burners and cooktop..24 Your range is designed for easy care. You can do most cleaning with items found around your home. Cleaning your range whenever spills or soiling occurs will help to keep it looking and operating like new.
  • Page 24 Surface burners The cooktop and burner box areas are specially designed to make cleaning easier. Because the four burners are sealed, cleanups are easy and convenient. To clean the cooktop, wipe dry. sponge and Cleaning the contoured areas The contoured well is a recessed area located around each burner.
  • Page 25 7. Turn on the burner to determine if it will if the burner does not light after light. cleaning, contact an authorized Whirlpool@ service technician. service the sealed burner yourself. Typical surface burner flame with a a qualified Do not...
  • Page 26 Cleaning chart Use the followina table to helD vou clean vour ranae. ” 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 panels)
  • Page 27 PART WHAT TO USE Oven racks Steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water The Self-Cleaning Oven door glass Paper towel and spray glass cleaner Warm, soapy water and a nonabrasive, scrubbing pad Oven cavity Self-Cleaning The oven light The oven light will come on when you press the Oven Light Switch on the backguard.
  • Page 28 Remove the glass bulb cover in the back of the oven by pushing the wire holder to the side and pulling out bulb cover. Remove the light bulb from its socket. Replace the bulb with a 40-watt appliance bulb. 4. Replace snap the bulb cover and Plug in...
  • Page 29 (see page 8). Clean with a straight pin (see page 25). Clean with a straight pin (see page 25). If this fails, call an authorized Whirlpool@ service technician service. Let dry. Push control knob(s) in before turning to a setting.
  • Page 30 PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE Self-Cleaning The Oven Selector and Oven cycle will not Temperature Control are not operate to CLEAN. The range clock does not show the correct time of day. The Lock Lever is not in the CLEAN positio~all to the right. The Start Time Dial does not show the correct time of day or the knob is not all the...
  • Page 31 SERVICE 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...
  • Page 32 ESTATE” Gas Range Warranty LENGTH OF WARRANTY WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR FULL ONE-YEAR FSPQ replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in WARRANTY materials or workmanship. From Date of Purchase authorized Whirlpool@ service company. WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR Service calls to: 1.