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Whirlpool W10162215A Use And Care Manual

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ELECTRIC RANGE
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance,
parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301.
or visit our brand website at ...
www.whirlpool.com
www.estateappliances.com
www.magicchef.com
www.roperappliances.com
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.
W10162215A

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  • Page 1 1-800-253-1301. or visit our brand website at ... www.whirlpool.com www.estateappliances.com www.magicchef.com www.roperappliances.com 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. W10162215A...
  • 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 Coil Elements and Burner Bowls (on some models) ...7 Home Canning ...7 Cookware ...7 OVEN USE...8 Electronic Clock/Timer (on some models)...8 Display...8 Clock ...8 Timer...8 Oven Temperature Control ...8...
  • 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 items listed. The locations and appearances of the features shown here may not match those of your model. Control Panels A. Electronic clock/timer (on some models) B.
  • Page 6: Cooktop Use

    Range A. Oven vent B. Surface burner C. Anti-tip bracket D. Door stop clip 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.
  • Page 7: Coil Elements And Burner Bowls (On Some Models)

    Coil Elements and Burner Bowls (on some models) Coil elements should be level for optimal cooking results. Burner bowls, when clean, reflect heat back to the cookware. They also help catch spills. Cookware should not extend more than ½" (1.3 cm) over the coil element.
  • Page 8: Oven Use

    Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few times, or when it is heavily soiled. IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to certain birds.
  • Page 9: Aluminum Foil

    Aluminum Foil IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the oven bottom finish, do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil, liners or cookware. ■ Do not cover entire rack with foil because air must be able to move freely for best cooking results.
  • Page 10: Baking And Roasting

    Baking and Roasting Before baking and roasting, position the racks according to the “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. When roasting, it is not necessary to wait for the oven to preheat before putting food in, unless recommended in the recipe. To Bake or Roast: 1.
  • Page 11: 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 12: 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 13: Oven Door

    Solution of ¹ ₂ cup (125 mL) ammonia to 1 gal. (3.75 L) water: ■ Soak for 20 minutes, then scrub with scouring or steel-wool pad. ■ Oven cleaner: Follow product label instructions. Porcelain enamel only, not chrome ■ Dishwasher STORAGE DRAWER (on some models) Make sure drawer is cool and empty before cleaning.
  • Page 14: 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 15: 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 www.whirlpool.com and click on “Parts & Accessories.” Canning Unit Kit (coil element models)
  • Page 16: Warranty

    Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada LP (hereafter “Whirlpool”) will pay for Factory Specified Parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States or Canada and applies only when the major appliance is used in the country in which it was purchased.