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Whirlpool gas range use & care guide
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Is this the first time the surface burners have been used?
Turn on any one of the surface burner knobs to release air
from the gas lines.
Are the burner ports clogged?
See "Sealed Surface Burners" section.
Surface burner flames are uneven, yellow and/or noisy
Are the burner ports clogged?
See "Sealed Surface Burners" section.
On models with caps, are the burner caps positioned
properly?
See "Sealed Surface Burners" section.
Is propane gas being used?
The appliance may have been converted improperly.
Contact a service technician or see "Assistance or Service"
section.
Surface burner makes popping noises
Is the burner wet?
Let it dry.
Excessive heat around cookware on cooktop
Is the cookware the proper size?
Use cookware about the same size as the surface cooking
area, element or surface burner. Cookware should not extend
more than ½" (1.3 cm) outside the cooking area.
Cooktop cooking results not what expected
Is the proper cookware being used?
See "Cookware" section.
Is the control knob set to the proper heat level?
See "Cooktop Controls" section.
Is the appliance level?
Level the appliance. See the Installation Instructions.
Oven will not operate
Is this the first time the oven has been used?
Turn on any one of the surface burner knobs to release air
from the gas lines.
Is the electronic oven control set correctly?
See "Electronic Oven Control" section.
On some models, is the Control Lockout set?
See "Control Lockout" section.
Oven burner flames are yellow or noisy
Is propane gas being used?
The appliance may have been converted improperly. Contact
a service technician or see "Assistance or Service" section.
Cooling fan runs during baking, broiling or cleaning
It is normal for the fan to automatically run while the oven is in
use to cool the electronic control.
Oven temperature too high or too low
Does the oven temperature calibration need adjustment?
See "Oven Temperature Control" section.
Display shows messages
Is the display showing a flashing time?
There has been a power failure. Clear the display. See
"Display(s)" section. On some models, reset the clock, if
needed. See "Clock" section.
Is the display showing a letter followed by a number?
Depending on your model, press OFF/CANCEL, OFF or
CANCEL/OFF to clear the display. See "Display(s)" section. If
it reappears, call for service. See "Assistance or Service"
section.
Is the display showing a flashing "PUSH?" or "START?"?
See the "START" section in the "Electronic Oven Controls"
section.
Self-Cleaning cycle will not operate
Is the oven door open?
Close the oven door all the way.
Has the function been entered?
See "Self-Cleaning Cycle" section.
On some models, has a delay start Self-Clean cycle
been set?
See "Self-Cleaning Cycle" section.
Has a delay start been set?
See "Timed Cooking" section.
Has a self-clean cycle been run in the past 12 hours?
If a self-clean cycle has been run, or canceled after the oven
has reached temperature, you will have to wait 12 hours to
restart.
Oven cooking results not what expected
Is the appliance level?
Level the appliance. See the Installation Instructions.
Is the proper temperature set?
Double-check the recipe in a reliable cookbook.
Is the proper oven temperature calibration set?
See "Oven Temperature Control" section.
Was the oven preheated?
See "Baking and Roasting" section.
Is the proper bakeware being used?
See "Bakeware" section.
Are the racks positioned properly?
See "Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section.
Is there proper air circulation around bakeware?
See "Positioning Racks and Bakeware" section.
Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan?
Check that batter is level in the pan.
Is the proper length of time being used?
Adjust cooking time.
Has the oven door been opened while cooking?
Oven peeking releases oven heat and can result in longer
cooking times.
Are baked items too brown on the bottom?
Move rack to higher position in the oven.
Are pie crust edges browning early?
Use aluminum foil to cover the edge of the crust and/or
reduce baking temperature.
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