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Cooktop Use; Cooktop Controls; Power Failure; Cooktop Lockout - Whirlpool W10110368 Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool gas range use & care guide
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Cooktop Controls

WARNING
Fire Hazard
Do not let the burner flame extend beyond the edge of
the pan.
Turn off all controls when not cooking.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or fire.
Electric igniters automatically light the surface burners when
control knobs are turned to IGNITE.
Before setting a control knob, place filled cookware on the grate.
Do not operate a burner using empty cookware or without
cookware on the grate.
To Set:
1. Push in and turn knob counterclockwise to IGNITE.
All 4 surface burners will click. Only the burner with the
control knob turned to IGNITE will produce a flame.
2. Turn knob to anywhere between HIGH and LOW. Use the
following chart as a guide when setting heat levels.
SETTING
RECOMMENDED USE
IGNITE
HIGH
Between
HIGH and LOW
LOW
REMEMBER: When range is in use or (on some models)
during the Self-Cleaning cycle, the entire cooktop area may
become hot.
NOTE: On some models, the cooktop will not operate when the
range is in a self-cleaning mode.
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COOKTOP USE

Light the burner.
Start food cooking.
Bring liquid to a boil.
Hold a rapid boil.
Quickly brown or sear food.
Fry or sauté foods.
Cook soups, sauces and gravies.
Stew or steam foods.
Keep food warm.
Simmer.
To Clean:
IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and
the oven and cooktop are cool. Do not use oven cleaners, bleach
or rust removers.
Power™ Burner (on some models)
The right front burner or both front burners (on some models) are
designed to give ultra-high power when fully on. They can be
used to rapidly bring liquid to a boil and to cook large quantities
of food.
ACCUSIMMER
®
Burner (on some models)
The right rear burner has an adjustable heat setting for more
precise simmering and low temperature cooking.

Power Failure

Ranges With Cooktop Lockout
IMPORTANT: The cooktop will automatically be locked:
When power is first supplied to the range.
When power is restored after a power failure.
When "PUSH"/"OFF" is blinking on the display.
To Clear the Automatic Cooktop Lockout
1. Press OFF/CANCEL.
2. Set the clock.
Ranges Without Cooktop Lockout
In case of prolonged power failure, the surface burners can be lit
manually. Hold a lit match near a burner and turn knob
counterclockwise to IGNITE. After burner lights, turn knob to
setting.

Cooktop Lockout

(on some models)
Night light/Cooktop
lockout keypad
The Cooktop Lockout helps to avoid unintended use of the
surface burners. If a control knob is turned to Ignite when the
Cooktop Lockout is on, you will hear clicking and you may see
the igniter sparking, but the burner will not light.
To Lock the Cooktop:
1. Turn all surface burners to the OFF position.
2. Press and hold the NIGHT LIGHT/COOKTOP LOCKOUT
keypad for 3 seconds.
A single tone will sound. "Loc," "LOCKED," and the cooktop
icon will appear in the display.
To Unlock the Cooktop:
1. Turn all surface burners to the OFF position.
2. Press and hold the NIGHT LIGHT/COOKTOP LOCKOUT
keypad for 3 seconds.
A single tone will sound. "Loc OFF" will be displayed for
3 seconds. "LOCKED" and the cooktop icon will disappear
from the display.
Cooktop lockout icon

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