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Whirlpool SF387LEGQ5 Use & Care Manual

Super capacity 465 with accubake system 4.65 cubic foot oven self cleaning gas range
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,Super Capaei_
465 withACCUBAKE ®System
4.65 Cubic Foot Oven
A Note to You ............ 2
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Cycle ........ 20
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Index ........................
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

  • Page 2: Anote To You

    _ W_'_::_©©_ _ _,__ 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. Please read it carefully.
  • Page 3: Range Safety

    RANGE SAFETV Your safety and the safety of others is 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 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 WARNI NG: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical • Disconnect the electrical supply before shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the servicing 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 AND FEATURES Electronic Oven vent Oven control (p. 19) (pp. 10-18, 21, 22) Surface burners and g (pp. 6, 25-26) Control panel (p. 23) Automatic oven light switch (p. 28) Anti-tip Gasket (p. 3) (p. 20) Door stop clip (p.
  • Page 6: Using Your Range

    USING YOUR RANGE Use the following chart as a guide. POWERTMBurner • To provide highest heat Fire Hazard HIGH • To start food cooking. Do not let the burner flame extend beyond • To bring liquid to a boil. the edge of the pan. •...
  • Page 7 • Refer to your canner manual for specific ¸ i:idl instructions. You can manually light surface burners. Hold a lit match near a burner and turn the control knob to For up-to-date information on canning, contact your the LIGHT position. After the burner lights, turn the local U.S.
  • Page 8 li,,,,i} :i iJi!l',,,,,! ii'Tii,,!i! il iiJi ! !ii%_iiili'iii!_i_,_'_iiii_,,!_ ¸i_,,_i_i_i:::l_ii!i_ _iii!i:i'_,_ii:iiiil ii[_i"_!_i_ Place the oven racks where you need them before Where to place pans: turning on the oven. WHEN YOU HAVE PLACE • To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, 1 pan In center of the oven rack.
  • Page 9 _i i i i l I ii_, i_ i _iii!ii_ iiii _!!iijii I_, iiil _!iiJii i_ I_! ! !_ti_ !i!_ijil!_ii! i!i_i! _t_ • 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.
  • Page 10 Electronic SELF-CLEANING OVEN display /..I1-1 O.,°ance, Oven selector pads LV/LVJ (pp. 13, 15, Hour Minute Start/enter (pp. 12, 16, 17, 21) Temperature Clock Minute Oven 14, 16, 22) pad ..................timer set light pads pads (pp. 13, 15, (p. 11) and off (p.
  • Page 11 i!i ¸i!:! ili i i,! _ili ii i l!i!ii i !_I _t!,il Press CLOCK. 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.
  • Page 12 I,_i;i 71111 ili=i Ji!!! i! L !7i,,7 [!i i _iii i_i !_ii _ ii7 i_i l_i! t[ ]!] i_!!i_i_! i!ii i (_i)i;;i_ mi: ;ii 3. Start the minute timer. PRESS YOU SEE The minute timer will begin counting down immediately after the timer is started. (display counts down) When the time is up: YOU SEE...
  • 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, cookware directly on the oven door or the oven as needed, to maintain the desired temperature.
  • Page 14 PRESS YOU SEE Press START/ENTER. 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 (example for set temperature preheating times based on the oven temperature you select: of 35001 =}...
  • Page 15 Although yournewovenis properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it maycookfaster or slower thanyouroldoven. If youarenot satisfied withthe baking/roasting results, y oucanchange theoffsettemperature b y following the stepsbelow. NOTE: D ONOTmeasure t heoventemperature w ith a thermometer. Opening the ovendoorwill lower theoventemperature a ndgiveyouanincorrect reading.
  • Page 16 NOTES: • Do not preheat when broiling, unless your recipe recommends it. 1, 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 !_":_i::_i_ i:!i_:_!ii_iii:_i::_i]_iiiii_ii;_ :ii::_i_'_0ii!ii_ ,_:ii_'ii _ _i!ii il_i_i,i_,_i_i;iii ' iiii:'_ii; _ii_ii_ii::i;_;_:Ui:!_:_"iii!!::_: • If 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 •...
  • Page 18 i:iI{iiIi i {iii ii I,!ii! i_i<:ii_iiii_iiii_,_i ¸¸ ! !ii_iii_i!!!iiiiiiiI_iii!_!;; <,_:_,<i_ Recommended rack positions are numbered from the bottom (1) to the top (5). For best results, place food 3 in or more from broil burner. < < < 8-10 Frankfurters bone-in pieces 18-20 18-20...
  • Page 19 Hotairandmoisture e scape fromtheoventhrough Oven vent a ventthatis nearthe middle ofthebackguard. The ventletsaircirculate properly. Becareful n ot to blockthevent,or youwill getpoorbaking/roasting results. NOTE: Never store plastics, paper, or other items that could melt or burn near the oven vent, or any of the surface burners.
  • Page 20: 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 21 NOTE: M akesuretheclockis setto thecorrect timeof day.(See"Setting theclock"inthe "Using YourRange" s ection.) Press AUTO CLEAN. PRESS YOU SEE 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. 2.
  • Page 22 6. Aftertheovencoolsto roomtemperature, wipe off anyresidue or ash witha dampclothor sponge. I f needed, touchup spotswitha mildlyabrasive cleanser or cleaning sponge. If theoventemperature i s abovenormal b roiling PRESS YOUSEE temperatures, theSelf-Cleaning cyclewillstarta 30-minute cooldown.Thecleananddoorlocked indicator l ightswillstayon. !"_,li !ii_,_i_!_ _..
  • Page 23: Caring For Your Range

    Explosion Hazard Do not store flammable materials such as gasoline near this appliance. Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire. il:i 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 24 i,iilll i, i iJi ,iZll PART CLEANING METHOD SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Surface burners • 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.
  • Page 25 i!i, _!!_i!iii, lii! l li_ i i _ iiii _i_ i:i!!!i_iii ii i !lilil i!i_iiiii i!i!_ii iiiii j i!iii_ i!ilii _ii il_ii l_ ! _il _ill !ii _ '_' iiiiiiI_i:!!_:_iii!iJiii,!iiill _¸ 'ii_!I'_!!: i_i;_ii:_t"t_ili_::J_ii_ ¸i_:i_iii:_i ii'_i:!!i_l_ Porcelain • You should routinely remove and clean the burn- burner er cap.
  • Page 26 ii!jiii_ ]!tiii_ iiill!_1_: Jiii_ii!! _i i ll i i_i_i !i!!_iiii!il _ii_! !ii_ i ii)l _ii_!!]i !_',' I_i:_i:_ i_!: ) il;ii_,_lili!i_:il_i i)iii_i_!_ [ii!_ii[f_'[:_!_: 5. After cleaning the gas tube opening and ports, Pull the burner cap straight up from the burner base. replace the burner 2.
  • Page 27 lilii i!i!iii0?ll li_l ii i! i! it l i_i_!!i! i_! l iii_ _)I i i_i iiill lI:0 ii ¸ _iiii!: Open the oven door. Insert door removal pins, 3. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers on the front of the door included with your range, into both hinge and your thumbs on...
  • Page 28 2, Holdovendoorso thatthetopedgeofeach Door stop Range hingehanger i s horizontal. Insert h ingehangers clip ................I!.......... intothefrontframehingeslots. I111 _ Hinge _1111 3, Tilt top of door toward range. Slide hinge hangers Door removal -" ......... hanger down onto front frame support pins. pin hole NOTE: Make sure the hinge hangers are fully seated pins...
  • Page 29: 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 30 PROBLEM SOLUTION Cookware not level • Level the range. (See the Installation Instructions.) on cooktop • Use cookware with a flat bottom. (Check to see if liquids are level in cookware) Excessive heat on cooktop • Choose cookware the same size or slightly larger than the burner flame. in areas around cookware The oven temperature •...
  • Page 31: 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 35: Index

    INDEX TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE ANTI-TIP BRACKET ............FEATURES ..............ASSISTANCE .............. MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBER ........2 OVEN BAKING Door ............26,27,28 ACCUBAKE _ system ........13, 14 Aluminum foil ............OVEN LIGHT .............. Bakeware ..............OVEN TEMPERATURE Pans ..............8, 9 Adjusting ..............
  • Page 36: Warranty

    If you need service, first see the "Troubleshooting" section of this book. After checking "Troubleshooting," additional help can be found by checking the "Requesting Assistance or Service" section, or by calling the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center telephone number, 1=800=253=1301, from anywhere in the U.S.A. 8273153 11/99 ®...