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Whirlpool SF395LEE Use & Care Manual

Self-cleaning gas range 4.65 cubic foot oven
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A Note to You ............. 2
Range Safety ......... 3°5
.... 6
Using Your Range ...... 7
Cycle ......... 27
Caring for Your
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Index ........................
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4.65 Cubic Foot Oven
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    UseECare A Note to You ..... 2 Range Safety ..3°5 Parts and Features ..6 Using Your Range ..7 Using the Self- Cleaning Cycle ..27 Caring for Your Range ...... Troubleshooting ..37 Requesting Assistance Service ..... Index ......
  • Page 2 Because your life is getting busier and more compli- cated, WHIRLPOOL appliances are easy to use, save time, and help you manage your home better. 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.
  • Page 3 NGE SAFE'I'V 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 IIIII IIb P0 MT SA FETY IIIII H$ T R U0 T IIIII 0 M8 WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical ÷ Storage in or on the Range - Flammable materials should not be stored in an oven or shock, injury to persons, or damage when using near surface units.
  • Page 5 IIIII IIb_ P0 R""_A MT SA FETY IIIII HST R U0 T IIIII 0 MS ÷ Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and For self-cleaning ranges - Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Units - To ÷ Do Not Clean Door Gasket - The door gasket is reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable essential for a good seal.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES This section contains captioned pictures of your range. Use them to learn where all parts and features are and what they look like. Use the page references to help you quickly find out more about the part or feature you are interested Oven Electronic oven...
  • Page 7 USINGYOUR RAN6E To get the best cooking results, you should use your range the correct way. This section tells you what you need to know to use your range safely and efficiently. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard Do not operate with a yellow flame. Doing so can result in death, heart attack, or convulsions.
  • Page 8 case d a?rdo ?ed ?@wet &i[ re You can manually light surface burners. Hold a lit match near a burner and turn the control knob to the LIGHT position. After the burner lights, turn the control knob to the setting you want. The large diameter of most water-bath or pressure canners combined with high heat settings for long periods of time can cause damage to the cooktop.
  • Page 9 Rack sp dfk 6sss a gaigdises Follow this section carefully to get the best FOOD RACK POSITION cooking results. Frozen pies, large 1st or 2nd rack ÷ Before turning on the oven, place oven racks roasts, turkeys, angel guide from bottom where you need them.
  • Page 10 Hotairmustcirculate around thepansintheoven Where to place pans: forevenheatto reach WHEN YOU HAVE PLACE allpartsof theoven. Thisresults in better 1 pan In center of the oven rack. baking. 2 pans Side by side or slightly ¢ Place thepansso staggered. that one is not directly 3 or 4 pans In opposite corners on over the other.
  • Page 11 Electronic Timer set and off display pads (pp. 12, 13) Clock pad (p. 12) Manual oven light pad (p. 36) SELF-CLEANiNG OVEN Electronic Hour Minute Start/enter Off/cancel Oven selector Temperature pads pads MEALTIMER pads pads (pp. 14, 18, 28) (pp. 14, 17, 19) control pads (p.
  • Page 12 1, Press theclockpad. PRESS YOU SEE 2, Set the time. PRESS YOU SEE Press the "up" (1) or "down" (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display. (example for 5:30) 3, Start the clock. PRESS YOU SEE NO°TIEs If you do not want the clock time displayed, press and hold the clock pad for 5 seconds.
  • Page 13 8, Start the minute timer. PRESS YOU SEE The minute timer will begin counting down immediately after the timer is started. (display counts down) 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.
  • Page 14 Tonestellyouif a function is entered correctly or To choose between high and low volume tones: not.They alsotellyouwhena cycleiscompleted. Press and hold the delay start time pad for 5 seconds. To shut off all tones except the end-of-timer have been changed. Either "HI" or "LO" will error tones: appear on the time display for 3 seconds to Press and hold the stop time pad for 5 seconds.
  • Page 15 4 When roasting, put your food in the oven. You do not have to preheat the oven when roasting, unless your recipe recommends N©Tlli!i::The oven will cook normally even though the preheat countdown timer is displayed. YOU SEE PRESS 5, Press the start/enter pad. A preheating time will count down on the display.
  • Page 16 G,When baking, p utyourfoodintheovenafter thepreheat countdown timeends.During baking/roasting, the ovenburner w illturn onandoffto keepthe oventemperature a t thesetting. 7, Aftercooking, t urnoff theoven. PRESS YOU SEE (time of day)
  • Page 17 Although your new oven is properly adjusted to NOTE: DO NOT measure the oven temperature with provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster a thermometer. Opening the oven door will lower or slower than your old oven. the oven temperature and give you an incorrect If you are not satisfied with the baking/roasting reading.
  • Page 18 H©TIIE: ÷ Donotpreheat whenbroiling unless yourrecipe 2, Put your food on the broiler pan and place the recommends it. pan in the center of the oven rack. ÷ See"Broiling tips"laterinthissection. 1, Place the rackwhere youneedit intheoven. Seethe"Broiling guide" laterinthissection. Front 3, Close the door.
  • Page 19 YOU SEE [® ¢_$_®_ _®i_ a_ a _®we_ _e_'_effa_e: PRESS ÷ 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) PRESS YOU SEE ® If you want your food to broil slower from the start, press the custom broil pad and press the •...
  • Page 20 Recommended rackpositions arenumbered f rom thebottom(1)tothetop (5).Forbestresults, turn meatafterapproximately %ofthe broiling time. Turnchicken pieces afterapproximately half ofthe broiling time.Very thincuts,suchasfish fillets,maynotneedto beturnedatall.Lobster tailsarenotturned. APPROXIMATE TIM E RACK (MINUTES) MEAT POSITION SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Steak, 1" thick medium rare 14-15 medium 15-16 well done...
  • Page 21 The electronic MEALTIMER control will turn the oven on and off at times you set, even when you are not around. Food Poisoning Hazard Delayed time baking/roasting is ideal for foods that Do not let food sit in oven more than one do not need a preheated oven, like meats and hour before or after cooking.
  • Page 22 5,,, S etthe cooktime. PRESS YOU SEE Press the "up"(A)or "down"(V)pad(s) u ntil the correct t imeshowsonthedisplay. (example shows 30-minute baking/roasting time) PRESS YOU SEE G,,,Start the oven. N©TIIES: ÷ You can change the temperature or time settings any time after pressing the start!enter pad by repeating Steps 3 or 5.
  • Page 23 1 ,,,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" earlier in this section. PRESS YOU SEE 2,, Choose the bake setting. PRESS YOU SEE 3,, Set the temperature (optional).
  • Page 24 7, Setthestarttime. PRESS YOU SEE Press the"up"(A)or "down"(V)pad(s) u ntilthe correct t imeshowsonthedisplay. Theexample attherightshows a chosen start timeof 2:00. T heovenwillshutoff by itselfat 2:30(thesetstarttimeplusthesetcooktime). (example shows 2:00 start time) PRESS YOU SEE 8, Press the start/enter pad. N©TF: You can change the temperature or time settings any time after pressing the start!enter pad by repeating Steps 2 through 7.
  • Page 25 Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent that's near the middle of the backguard. The vent lets air circu- late properly. Be careful not to block the vent, or you will get poor baking/roasting results. N©I°IIFI.': Never store Burn Hazard plastics, paper, or Use pot holders when touching items left...
  • Page 26 Youcanremove thestorage drawer to makeit easier tocleanunderyourrange. B ecarefulwhen handlingthe drawer. '1,Empty thedrawer b eforeyouremove it. Pullthe drawer straight o utto thefirststop.(The stops aresmall, r oundobjects formedinthe sliderail. Theykeepthedrawer fromslidingalltheway out.)Thenliftthefrontofthedrawer andpullit outto thesecond stop. 2, Liftthebackofthedrawer slightly andslideit all thewayout.
  • Page 27: Using The Self-Cleaning Cycle

    USING T HE S ELF-CLEANING CYCLE The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning inside of the oven. Like the other functions of your range, you run the Self-Cleaning cycle with the easy-to-use controls.
  • Page 28: Range

    NOTE: M akesuretheclockis setto thecorrect t ime ofday.(See"Setting theclock"inthe "Using Your Range" s ection.) 1, Press the autocleanpad. PRESS YOU SEE Thiswillautomatically seta 31/2-hour Self- Cleaning cycle. NOTE: T here will bea 30-minute cool-down 1/2 h ourbefore thecycleisover. 2, Set the cleaning time (optional). PRESS YOU SEE If you want a Self-Cleaning cycle longer or...
  • Page 29 de ay the de&y ti e: PRESS YOU SEE 1, Press the auto clean pad. This will automatically set a 31/2-hour Self-Clean- ing cycle. NOTE: There will be a 30-minute cool-down 1/2hour before the cycle is over. PRESS YOU SEE 2, Set the cleaning time (optional).
  • Page 30 }, After the oven cools to room temperature, wipe with a damp cloth or sponge. If needed, touch up spots with a mild abrasive cleanser or cleaning sponge. off any residue or ash T® 4@? thesdfo@a i ? cydeat anyti e: PRESS YOU SEE If the oven temperature...
  • Page 31 FORYOUR RANGE Your range is designed so you can care for it easily. You can do most cleaning with items found around your home. Cleaning your range whenever spills or soiling occurs will help to keep it looking and working like new.
  • Page 32 PART HOWTOCLEAN Ovenracks ÷ Wash with a steel-wool pad and warm, soapy water. Rinse and dry well. ÷ Leave the racks in the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle. NOT'lIE:If you leave your racks in the oven during the Self-Cleaning cycle, they will lose their original color and become harder to slide.
  • Page 33 ÷ Youshouldroutinely r emove andclean the burner Porcelain cap.Always cleantheburner capaftera spill- Contoured burner cap -- over.Keeping theburner capcleanprevents well area improper i gnition andanuneven flame. Ignitor ÷ Forthe proper f lowofgasandignition ofthe burner, d o not allow spills, food, cleaning agents, or any other material to enter the gas Burner tube opening or burner ports.
  • Page 34 [®deantheB ne s: 5, After cleaning the gas tube opening and ports, 1, Pull the burner cap straight up from the burner base. replace the burner cap. Alignment To replace the burner 2, Clean the burner cap with warm, soapy water cap, make sure the and a sponge.
  • Page 35 1,,, O penthedoorabouthalfway. I nsert d oor 3,,,Rotate the door toward the range. Lift up the door removal pinsintoboth until it stops. Do not use hingehangers. Donot the door handle to lift the remove them while door. Rotate the door the door is removed toward the floor and pull it toward you.
  • Page 36 Theovenlightwillcomeonwhenyouopenthe ovendoor. [®turnthe_i@t®n®_ eft when theenen 8®®_ ¢ Press the oven light pad. "[® re?lace theeven [i@t: 4, Replace the light bulb cover by turning it clockwise. '1,,,Unplug range or disconnect power. 2, Remove the glass bulb cover in the back of the oven by turning it counterclockwise.
  • Page 37: 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 38: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    PROBLEM CAUSE TheSelf-Cleaning cycle ÷Youdidnot press the start/enter p ad. willnotwork ÷Youhave seta delayed starttime.Waitforthestarttimeto bereached or cancel a ndreset t hecontrol. PROBLEM CAUSE Cooking results are ÷Theoventemperature s eems too lowor too high.See"Adjusting theoven notwhatyouexpected temperature c ontrol"onpage17to adjust t heoventemperature. ÷Youdidnotpreheat the ovenbeforebaking(ifcalledforinthe recipe).
  • Page 39 This information will help us better respond to the product warranty and provide after-warranty your request. service, anywhere in the United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company Our consultants provide assistance with: in your area, you can also look in your telephone ®...
  • Page 43: Index

    INDEX This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the page(s) on which you can find each topic. TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE AIR CIRCULATION ............. MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBER ........ANTI-TIP BRACKET ........... OVEN DOOR ..............
  • Page 44 WILL PAY FOR FULL ONE-YEAR FSP replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or WARRANTY workmanship. Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool FROM DATE OF PURCHASE service company. WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR A. Service calls to: 1.