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Whirlpool GR478LXP Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool gr478lxp: user guide
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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 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 Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301 or visit our 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.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS RANGE SAFETY ...3 The Anti-Tip Bracket ...3 PARTS AND FEATURES...5 COOKTOP USE ...7 Cooktop Controls...7 ACCUSIMMER ® Feature ...7 Dual Cooking Zone ...8 Warm Zone Element ...8 Ceramic Glass ...8 Coil Elements and Burner Bowls ...9 Lift-up Cooktop ...10 Home Canning ...10...
  • Page 3: Range Safety

    The range will not tip during normal use. However, the range can tip if you apply too much force or weight to the open door without having the anti-tip bracket fastened down properly.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    BRACKET. CAUTION: Do not store items of interest to children in cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a range – children climbing on the range to reach items could be seriously injured. Proper Installation – Be sure the range is properly installed and grounded by a qualified technician.
  • 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 Panels A.
  • Page 6 A. ACCUSIMMER ® control switch B. Left front control knob C. Left rear control knob Range A. Oven vent (on ceramic F. Storage drawer (on some glass models) models) or warming drawer (on some models) B. Ceramic glass (on some models) G.
  • Page 7: Cooktop Use

    Melt chocolate or butter. Warm Zone Keep cooked foods warm. Element (on some ceramic glass models) REMEMBER: When range is in use or (on some models) during the Self-Cleaning cycle, the entire cooktop area may become hot. COOKTOP USE ACCUSIMMER ®...
  • Page 8: Dual Cooking Zone

    Dual Cooking Zone (on some models) A. Single size (6" [15.24 cm]) B. Dual size (9" [22.86 cm]) The Dual Cooking Zone offers flexibility depending on the size of the cookware. Single size can be used in the same way as a regular element.
  • Page 9: Coil Elements And Burner Bowls

    For foods containing sugar in any form, clean up all spills and soils as soon as possible. Allow the cooktop to cool down slightly. Then, while wearing oven mitts, remove the spills while the surface is still warm. If sugary spills are allowed to cool down, they can adhere to the cooktop and can cause pitting and permanent marks.
  • Page 10: Lift-Up Cooktop

    Lift-up Cooktop (on some models) The lift-up cooktop provides easy access for cleaning beneath. Do not drop the cooktop. Damage could occur to the finish and the cooktop frame. For more information, see the “General Cleaning” section. To Lift: Lift the cooktop by both front corners until the supports lock into place.
  • Page 11: Electronic Oven Controls

  • Page 12: Off/Cancel

    Off/Cancel The OFF/CANCEL pad stops any function except the Clock, Timer, Control Lock or Warm Drawer (on some models). Clock On some models, this is a 12-hour clock that shows a.m. and p.m. To Set: Before setting, make sure the oven and Timer are off. 1.
  • Page 13: Control Lock

    Control Lock The Control Lock shuts down the control panel pads to prevent unintended use of the oven. When the control is locked, only the CLOCK SET, OVEN LIGHT (on some models) and TIMER pads will function. To Lock/Unlock Control: Before locking, make sure the oven and Timer are off.
  • Page 14: Positioning Racks And Bakeware

    Positioning Racks and Bakeware IMPORTANT: Do not place food or bakeware directly on the oven door or bottom. Permanent damage will occur to the porcelain finish. RACKS NOTES: Position racks before turning the oven on. Do not position racks with bakeware on them. Make sure racks are level.
  • Page 15: Bakeware

    To Bake or Roast: 1. Press BAKE. Press TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pads to set a temperature other than 350°F (177°C) in 5° amounts. The bake range can be set between 170°F and 500°F (77°C and 260°C). 2. Press START.
  • Page 16: Choice Bake Function

    Thicker cuts and unevenly shaped pieces of meat, fish and poultry may cook better at lower broiling temperatures. Use only the broiler pan and grid provided with the range. It is designed to drain juices and help prevent spatter and smoke.
  • Page 17: Convection Cooking

    2. Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter a temperature other than the preset convection temperature. The convection bake range can be set between 170°F and 500°F (77°C and 260°C). 3. Press the Hour and/or Minute “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter the stop time.
  • Page 18: Warm Hold Feature

    170°F (77°C) Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pad to raise or lower the temperature in 5°F (3°C) amounts to set a temperature other than 170°F (77°C). The warm range is 170°F-200°F (75°C-93°C). 3. Press START. 4. Press OFF/CANCEL when finished.
  • Page 19: Timed Cooking

    Timed Cooking (on some models) WARNING Food Poisoning Hazard Do not let food sit in oven more than one hour before or after cooking. Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness. Timed Cooking allows the oven to be set to turn on at a certain time of day, cook for a set length of time, and/or shut off automatically.
  • Page 20: Sequence Programming

    To Set a Delayed Timed Cook: Before setting, make sure the clock is set to the correct time of day. See “Clock” section. 1. Press BAKE. 2. Set the temperature (optional). 3. Press the TEMP/TIME “up” or “down” arrow pad to enter a temperature other than the one displayed.
  • Page 21: Warming Drawer

    WARM DRAWER will appear on the display. 3. Press START. WARM DRAWER will appear on the display. 4. Press DRAWER OFF when finished. The Warming Drawer operates at 170ºF (80ºC) only. RANGE CARE Self-Cleaning Cycle (on some models) WARNING Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 22 Prepare Cooktop and Storage Drawer: Remove plastic items from the cooktop because they may melt. Remove all items from the storage drawer. How the Cycle Works IMPORTANT: The heating and cooling of porcelain on steel in the oven may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks and popping sounds.
  • Page 23: General Cleaning

    Style 3 - Electronic Oven Control Delay Start Self-Clean is not available on Style 3 Oven Control. To Stop Self-Clean any time: If the clean function is terminated while the oven cavity temperature is greater than 500ºF (260ºC), the oven door will remain latched until the oven cavity temperature is below this threshold.
  • Page 24: Oven Light

    1. Unplug range or disconnect power. 2. Turn the glass bulb cover in the back of the oven counterclockwise to remove. 3. Turn bulb counterclockwise to remove from socket. 4. Replace bulb and bulb cover by turning clockwise. 5. Plug in range or reconnect power.
  • Page 25: 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. Before Removing: 1. Use a putty knife or screwdriver and insert it at the bottom corner of the door stop clip.
  • Page 26: Warming Drawer

    Remove all items from inside the warming drawer, and allow the unit to cool completely before attempting to remove the drawer. To Remove: 1. Open drawer to its full open position. 2. Locate the black triangle-shaped tabs on both sides of the drawer.
  • Page 27: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Corporation with any questions or concerns at: Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances Customer eXperience Center...
  • Page 28: Warranty

    CLEANTOP Whirlpool Corporation warrants that the ceramic glass cooktop will not discolor, the cooktop pattern will not wear off, the rubber seal between the ceramic glass cooktop and porcelain edge will not crack, the ceramic glass cooktop will not crack due to thermal shock and the surface unit elements will not burn out.

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