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Whirlpool GS395LEG Use & Care Manual

Self-cleaning gas range with super capacity 465 4.65 cubic foot oven with accubake system
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465 withACCUBAKE ®System
4.65 Cubic Foot Oven
A Note to You ............ 2
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Cycle ........ 24
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

  • Page 2: Anote To You

    ANOTE TO YOU The Whirlpool Brand is committed to designing quality products that consistently perform for you to make your life easier. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information about how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely. Please read it carefully.
  • Page 3: Range Safety

    RANGE SAFE Your safety a nd thesafety o fothers i svery 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 hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4 iMPORTANT SAFETY iNSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical • Disconnect the electrical supply before servicing shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the the appliance. range, follow basic precautions, including the • Never Use the Range for Warming or Heating following: the Room.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    PARTS FEATURES Oven vent Electronic oven (p. 23) control (p. 10-22) Surface burners and c (pp. 6, 28, 30-31) panel (pp. 5, 28) oven light switch (p. 33) Anti-tip (p. 3) Door stop clip (p. 31-33) Model and serial number plate ......
  • Page 6: Using Your Range

    USING YOUR RANGE Use the following chart as a guide. LIGHT • To light the burner. (left front burner) setting. Fire Hazard siart food cooking..HiGH Do not let the burner flame extend beyond • To bringliquid t o a boil. the edge of the pan.
  • Page 7 /ij i !!iii i,_,_ i_ii ii iii , ,¸¸¸_!!! iiiii i i!_i iiii_J!ili_,I ii_! !iliil ii i i_iii!'_ i!iii_ii!il i;il _:_i:_iiii,i_i:_i_, iiii_ ¸ • Refer to your canner manual for specific instructions. !_i_::_;ii_:_;_li!_ ¸_iiii_'il __!i[[iil_J_i_i:ii_iii_i_t_ili,!_i_i!_i:I! _;ii!_ili_,!,_,_,_i_:i!_ '_' _i_ii!i_i_iii_!ii_'i_! You can manually light surface burners. Hold a lit For up-to-date information on canning, contact your match near a burner and turn the control knob to...
  • Page 8 !iP0siiil ¸iiii,l_i_'_iii!_i_,,!!!iiil ¸_i",_:_ii,4_ii::!ii_ils _i!_i_i'_i_ixi:ii i'i:i,x_,_iii_i_iI_s Place the oven racks where you need them before Where to place pans: turning on the oven. • To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, raise the front edge and lift it out. •...
  • Page 9 • Do not line the oven bottom with any type of • Place tent-shaped foil loosely over meat or poultry to slow down surface browning for long foil, liners, or cookware. Permanent damage will occur to the oven bottom finish. term roasting.
  • Page 10 i iii!!i !!!il i iiii liilili iii iiillll ilii ''l iiii iii ..Electronic Minute timer set and display off pads (pp. 11, 12) Clock pad (p. 11) Manual oven ....light pad (p. 33) l - II Electronic Hour Minute Start/enter...
  • Page 11 iliilt!!i i ii!ii!iilii, ili!i 1. Press CLOCK. PRESS YOU SEE 2. Set the time. PRESS YOU SEE Press the "up" (i,) or "down" (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display. hil_l=l (example for 5:30) 3. Start the clock. PRESS YOU SEE The minute timer does not start or stop the oven.
  • Page 12 lii_I_I iii,_;ii_i_ !ii!i ii!I!!,!!_ iil!_iiiiii_i_i_i ii _ ii ii_i!_!_il iili_i ii_!i!_i_i!_ _!_!; ,i:_::_;_,m :iii_ ¸ YOU SEE When the time is up: You will hear four 1-second tones, then four 1-second reminder tones every minute until you press the timer off pad. NOTE: To remove the reminder tones, press and hold TIMER SET for 5 seconds.
  • Page 13 Yourovenis designed withtheACCUBAKE ® IMPORTANT: Do not try to light the oven burner temperature m anagement system to constantly during a power failure. Never place food or monitor o ventemperature. Theburner willcycle,as cookware directly on the oven door or the oven needed, t o maintain thedesired temperature.
  • Page 14 Press START/ENTER. PRESS YOU SEE A preheat conditioning time counts down the approximate preheat time after the oven temperature has been set and START has been pressed. The oven control automatically sets preheating times based on the oven (example for set temperature temperature you select: of 350°F)
  • Page 15 Although yournewovenis properly adjusted to NOTE: D ONOTmeasure t heoventemperature w ith provide accurate temperatures, it maycookfaster a thermometer. Opening the ovendoorwill lower or slower thanyouroldoven. theoventemperature a ndgiveyouanincorrect r ead- If youarenot satisfied withthe baking/roasting ing.Also,thethermometer temperature r eading will results, y oucanchange theoffsettemperature b y change asyourovencycles.
  • Page 16 NOTE: • Do not preheat when broiling unless your recipe recommends Place the rack where you need it in the oven. See "Broiling guidelines" later in this section. Front Rear 2, Put your food on the broiler pan and place the pan in the center of the oven rack.
  • Page 17 PRESS YOU SEE • If your food is cooking too fast, press the • temp pad until "325°F '' shows on the small display. (example shows broil at 325°F) • If you want your food to broil slower from the start, PRESS YOU SEE press CUSTOM BROIL and press the •...
  • Page 18 iiiii iii ,i i,f iil i i_ __i!:_ iiiiii _,_i ¸¸ , !!_ _iii! _i::_ _!!! iiiii iiI _ :_!_ii;; i¸,_ _ _ _/¸ :i_ Recommended rack positions are numbered from the bottom (1) to the top (5). For best results, place food 3 inches or more from broil burner.
  • Page 19 li i iiii ,!i i !ii!!! l l!iiii i! i!! iii ii!lil:il ii, ii '¸''' ..iilii !iii ii i iii izii iiiiii ..The electronic MEALTIMER control will turn the oven on and off at times you set, even when you are not around.
  • Page 20 5. Set the cook time. PRESS YOU SEE Press the "up" (A) or "down" (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display. (example shows 30-minute baking/roasting time) 6. Start the oven. PRESS YOU SEE NOTES: • You can change the temperature or time settings any time after pressing START/ENTER by repeating Steps 3 or 5.
  • Page 21 /i,ii_;li,_iiii T_I_! _!ii !_iIil '_ i _iiii_iiii,,i_il i!iii!!i_il_ iiii_,l I'_' .._'f_ ! _i_iii_!_i i_!;_iii_i _ii_:0_ !_"G_ _iii:_,_i;!!_ii_ii_i_iliji' :_!!ii_ii"ii: _ _ii_i_i_iiii _ i_'_i'_i;ii_iiii_ _;i_"iiii_i:_i_iii'ii_ili_liiiiiii_::,_ii!_iiiiii_':_ Place the oven rack(s) where you need them and put your food in the oven. To place your racks correctly, see "Positioning racks and pans"...
  • Page 22 iI:i!il;iiii ili!_!!! ! i i i i _!i il i i_iii_ i!! I _iii _iiiil! iilii_ il:li_ 7 jliiii_i 7]iil ¸_'__'_¸'_'_'_'_ _il:iil_,_! !ii_i_:_ L_i:0_::_ _,_:_: PRESS YOU SEE 7. Set the start time. Press the "up" (1) or "down" (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display.
  • Page 23 Hotairandmoisture e scape fromtheoventhrough a ventthatisnearthe middle ofthebackguard. The ventletsaircirculate properly. Becareful n otto blockthevent,or youwill getpoorbaking/roasting results. NOTE: N ever s toreplastics, p aper, o r otheritems thatcouldmeltor burnneartheovenvent,or any of the surface burners. i i!ii:i' iil!ll ii!ii, il;!!ili! iiii i!ii !i!!iii i! iil Use the storage drawer to store cookware.
  • Page 24: Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle

    USING THE SELF-CLEANING CYCLE Burn Hazard Do not touch the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Keep children away from oven during Self-Cleaning cycle. Do not use commercial oven cleaners in your oven. Failure to follow these instructions can result in burns, or illness from inhaling dangerous fumes.
  • Page 25 iii! l'Ii i ii iiii if NOTE: Make sure the clock is set to the correct time of day. (See "Setting the clock" in the "Using Your Range" section.) 1. Press AUTO CLEAN. PRESS YOU SEE This will automatically set a 31/_-hour Self- Cleaning cycle.
  • Page 26 !l" iiii ii @ii@' :;!!iiii i:['iii: ' iiiisiii) I i!i ' @i@ :sii ii: "ill ''iiiiiii@i?::: PRESS YOU SEE Press AUTO CLEAN. This will automatically set a 31/_-hour Self- Cleaning cycle. NOTE: There will be a 30-minute cool-down 1/_ hour before the cycle is over. PRESS YOU SEE 2.
  • Page 27 l_iii!ii_iii_ii_iiiii _liiiii:0i_i i _il_t_ii:i i _i:_:i:!_i ii:ii _ ::i_ ¸ 8. After the oven cools to room temperature, wipe off any residue or ash with a damp cloth or sponge. If needed, touch up spots with a mild abrasive cleanser or cleaning sponge.
  • Page 28: Caring For Your

    CARIN FOR Your Explosion Hazard Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Before cleaning, always make sure all controls are off and the range is cool. Refer to instructions on all cleaning products before using them to clean your range.
  • Page 29 CLEANING METHOD SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS • See the "Sealed surface burner" section in the "Caring for your range" section. Oven door glass • Soap and water • Wash, rinse and dry with soft cloth. • Non-abrasive plastic scrubbing pad • Wipe with paper towel. •...
  • Page 30 i ii!iiiiii ,i iI!iii i!iiiiiI I ii!ili!i!i i i!!i li illil i!iill i i i ii!il ,!iilii ii! iiiii!l i iiiiii_ii!_i_ii_iii_!ii:_' 'iiiiiii'Hii_i!!! :_!!ii_i_t'_ii _¸'ii!iiS_i::_ii_ ¸{ii:ii_i/ii ii'_i_?_l_!iii_ Porcelain • You should routinely remove and clean the burner burner ca Contoured cap. Always clean the burner cap after a spill- well area over.
  • Page 31: Range

    Pull the burner cap straight up from the 5. After cleaning the gas tube opening and ports, burner base. Alignment replace the burner cap. Clean the burner cap with warm, soapy water pin ..........To replace the burner and a sponge. You can also clean it with a alignment pins on the cap, make sure the mildly abrasive scrubbing pad or cleanser.
  • Page 32 lilii !iiiii_i !_ti ili ] il!ii!_i;_i;! _!!_i itii!i_ii_ll (_i:_i:!!iiil:ii) Open the oven door. Insert door removal pins, 3. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers included with your on the front of the door range, into both hinge and your thumbs on hangers.
  • Page 33 !_i _ i_ii _i_Ili%i_ ii_iiii! i,]!"!,,,!!! _l i_ii _' !ii_! !iD!_IH! fill, ,iiii:_ii_, ¸i!ii,_ili:iii _, :i_, 2, Hold oven door so that the top edge of each Door stop Range clip ................/v I I!........... hinge hanger is horizontal. Insert hinge hangers into the front frame hinge slots.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Most cooking problems often are caused by little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Check the lists below and on the next page before calling for assistance or service. If you still need help, see "Requesting Assistance or Service"...
  • Page 35 !i i!i ,,,,i !! i i!ii!! i i iiii iil! !l ,ii li!iilli ii ' ii i!i!i iil iii, i i PROBLEM CAUSE The Self-Cleaning cycle • You did not press START/ENTER. will not work • You have set a delayed start time. Wait for the start time to be reached or cancel and reset the control.
  • Page 36: Assistance Or

    (see the "A Note to You" section). after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States. This information will help Whirlpool better respond To locate the Whirlpool designated service company to your request. in your area, you can also look in your telephone Our consultants provide assistance with: directory Yellow Pages.
  • Page 37: Index

    INDEX TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE ANTI-TIP BRACKET ............FEATURES ..............ASSISTANCE .............. MEALTIMER CONTROL Delay start .............. BAKING Starting now ............ACCU BAKE _ system .......... 13,14 Aluminum foil ............MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBER ........2 Bakeware ..............OVEN DOOR ..........31, 32, 33 Pans ..............
  • Page 38: Warranty

    E° Replacement parts or repair labor costs for units operated outside the United States. 6/99 WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.