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Whirlpool W10120510A Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance,
parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301.
or visit our brand website at ...
Table of Contents ...................................................................... 2
To the installer: Please leave this instruction book with the unit.
To the consumer: Please read and keep this book for future reference.



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  • Page 1 ... Table of Contents ... 2 To the installer: Please leave this instruction book with the unit. To the consumer: Please read and keep this book for future reference. W10120510A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS RANGE SAFETY ...3 The Anti-Tip Bracket ...3 PARTS AND FEATURES...5 COOKTOP USE ...6 Cooktop Controls...6 Ceramic Glass ...6 Coil Elements and Burner Bowls ...7 Lift-up Cooktop ...7 Home Canning ...7 Cookware ...8 ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL ...8 Oven Indicator Lights ...8 Display...8 Start/Enter ...8 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: Parts And Features

    This manual covers several different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the parts and features listed. The location and appearance of the features shown here may not match those of your model. Control Panel A.
  • Page 6: 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 to 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 7: Coil Elements And Burner Bowls

    Use flat-bottomed cookware for best heat conduction and energy efficiency. Cookware with rounded, warped, ribbed or dented bottoms could cause uneven heating and poor cooking results. Determine flatness by placing the straight edge of a ruler across the bottom of the cookware. While you rotate the ruler, no space or light should be visible between it and the cookware.
  • Page 8: Cookware

    Cookware IMPORTANT: Do not leave empty cookware on a hot surface cooking area, element or surface burner. Ideal cookware should have a flat bottom, straight sides and a well-fitting lid, and the material should be of medium-to-heavy thickness. Rough finishes may scratch the cooktop or grates. Aluminum and copper may be used as a core or base in cookware.
  • Page 9: Off/Cancel

    Off/Cancel The Off/Cancel pad stops any function except the Clock, Timer and Control Lock. The cooling fan may continue to operate after an oven function has been canceled, depending on oven temperature. Clock This is a 12-hour clock and does not show a.m. or p.m. To Set: Before setting, make sure the oven and Timer are off.
  • Page 10: Oven Use

    To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration (on models with manual oven control): 1. Make sure the oven temperature control knob is in the Off position. Pull oven temperature control knob straight off and turn it over. 2. Loosen the locking screws inside the oven temperature control knob.
  • Page 11: Split Oven Rack

    FOOD Large roasts, turkeys, angel food, bundt cakes, quick breads, pies Yeast breads, casseroles, meat and poultry Cookies, biscuits, muffins, cakes BAKEWARE Hot air must be able to circulate around food to cook evenly, so allow 2" (5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Use the following chart as a guide.
  • Page 12: Meat Thermometer

    Meat Thermometer On models without a temperature probe, use a meat thermometer to determine doneness of meat, poultry and fish. The internal temperature, not appearance, should be used to determine doneness. A meat thermometer is not supplied with this range. Insert the thermometer into the center of the thickest portion of the meat or inner thigh or breast of poultry.
  • Page 13: Timed Cooking

    To Broil: 1. Press CUSTOM BROIL. The broil oven indicator light will light 2. Press START/ENTER. The On and Heat oven indicator lights will light up. The temperature setting can be changed any time before or after pressing START/ENTER. See “Custom Broiling” section. If broiling while the time is counting down, the set broiling temperature can be seen for 5 seconds by pressing CUSTOM BROIL.
  • Page 14: Range Care

    WARNING Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to certain birds.
  • Page 15: General Cleaning

    IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions on cleaning products. Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless otherwise noted. EXTERIOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SURFACES (on some models) Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should be cleaned as soon as the entire range is cool.
  • Page 16: Oven Light

    COIL ELEMENTS (on some models) Cleaning Method: Damp cloth: Make sure control knobs are off and elements are cool. Do not clean or immerse in water. Soil will burn off when hot. For more information, see “Coil Elements and Burner Bowls.” BURNER BOWLS (on some models) Cleaning Method: Chrome only...
  • Page 17: Oven Door

    Oven Door For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven door. However, if removal is necessary, make sure the oven is off and cool. Then, follow these instructions. The oven door is heavy. To Remove: 1. Open oven door all the way. 2.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded outlet. Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
  • Page 19: Assistance Or Service

    ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE Accessories U.S.A. To order accessories, call the Whirlpool Customer eXperience Center toll free at 1-800-442-9991 and follow the menu prompts. Or visit our website at and click on “Parts & Accessories.” Canning Unit Kit (coil element models)
  • Page 20: Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling Whirlpool. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-253-1301. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.

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