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Whirlpool SF385PEG Use & Care Manual

Self-cleaning gas range
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with ACCUBAKE ®System
4.65 Cubic Foot Oven
Gas Range
A Note to You ............ 2
Range Safety
............ 3
Cycle ........ 20
for Your
...... 29
.................... 31
Index ........................
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

  • Page 2 WHIRLPOOL ® appliance. 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 .NGE SAFETV 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 shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the servicing the appliance. range, follow basic precautions, including the a 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 (pp. 6, 25-26) panel (p. 23) light switch (p. 28) AnU-til (p. 3) (p. 26-28) Model and plate (behind left side of storage drawer) Storagq (p.
  • Page 6: Using Your Range

    USING YOUR kNGE USING THE SURFACE BURNERS Burner heatsettings Use the following chart as a guide. SETTING RECOMMENDED LIGHT • To light the burner, POWER_Burner • To provide highest heat (left front burner) setting. Fire Hazard HIGH • To start food cooking. Do not let the burner flame extend beyond •...
  • Page 7 USING THE SURFACE BURNERS (CONT.) Incase o faprolon, ed power failure • Refer to your canner manual for specific instructions. 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 local U.S.
  • Page 8 USING THE OVEN Positionin? racks a nd pans 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 USING ALUMINUM FOIL FOR BAKING • Do not line the oven bottom with any type of • Place tent-shaped foil loosely over meat or foil, liners, or cookware. Permanent damage poultry to slow down surface browning for long will occur to the oven bottom finish. term roasting.
  • Page 10 ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL Electronic SELF-CLEANING OVEN display Oven selector pads DU_._( _-"_ l._._ Off/cancel (pp. 13, 15, 16, 17, 22) T_C/o O;htn HaO_sr _dute Start/enter (pp. 12, k M_n:t:e t 14, 16, 22) (pp. 13, 15, (p. 11) and off (p, 11, (p.
  • Page 11 SETTING THE CLOCK 1. Press CLOCK. PRESS YOU SEE Set the time. PRESS YOU SEE f,.I1-1 Press the "up" (A) or "down" (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display. L_llVJ (example for 5:30) Start the clock. PRESS YOU SEE USING mE ELECTRONIC MINUTE TIMER...
  • Page 12 USING THE ELECTRONIC MINUTE TIMER ( CONT.) 3. 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 TIMER OFF.
  • Page 13 BAKINGIROASTING IMPORTANT: Do not try to light the oven burner Your oven is designed with the ACCUBAKE ® during a power failure. Never place food or temperature management system to constantly cookware directly on the oven door or the oven monitor oven temperature.
  • Page 14 BAKING/ROASTING ¢com.) PRESS YOU SEE 5. 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 preheating times based on the oven (example for set temperature temperature you select: of 350°F)
  • Page 15 ADIUSTING THE OVEN T EMPERATURE CONTROL Although your new oven is properly adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If you are not satisfied with the baking/roasting results, you can change the offset temperature by following the steps below.
  • Page 16 BROIUNG 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 Put your food on the broiler pan and place the pan in the center of the oven rack.
  • Page 17 BROIUNG (CONT.) PRESS YOU SEE Tocustom broilat a lower t emperature: • 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 • If you want food to broil slower from the start, press CUSTOM BROIL and press the •...
  • Page 18 BROIUNG (CONT.) Broilin juidelines (co.t.) 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. APPROXIMATE TIME RACK (MINUTES) MEAT POSITION SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Steak, 1"...
  • Page 19 THE OVEN V ENT Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through Oven vent a vent that is near the middle of the backguard. The vent lets air circulate properly. Be careful not to block the vent, or you will get poor baking/roasting results.
  • 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 SETTING THE CONTROLS 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 3V2-hour Self-Cleaning cycle. NOTE: There will be a 30-minute cool-down ½...
  • Page 22 SETTING THE CONTROLS (CONT.) PRESS YOU SEE To stop theself-cleanin_ cycle a t any time: If the oven temperature is above normal broiling temperatures, the Self-Cleaning cycle will start a 30-minute cool down. The clean and door locked indicator lights will stay on. HOW THE CYCLE WORKS The Self-Cleaning cycle uses very high heat to burn...
  • Page 23 CARnN FOR YOUR NCE CLEANING CHART 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. PART CLEANING METHOD SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Control Knobs •...
  • Page 24 CLEANING CHART (com.) 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 • Non-abrasive plastic scrubbing pad cloth.
  • Page 25 SEALED SURFACE BURNERS AND COOl(TOP Cleanin the surface burners • You should routinely remove and clean the burner Porcelain Contoured cap. Always clean the burner cap after a spill-over, burner cap -----I Keeping the burner cap clean prevents improper ignition and an uneven flame, l For the proper flow of gas and ignition of the burner, do not allow spills, food, cleaning agents, or any other material to enter the gas...
  • Page 26: Range

    SEALED SURFACE BURNERS AND COOKTOP (com.) Toclean theburners: Pull the burner cap straight up from the 5. After cleaning the gas tube opening and ports, burner base. Alignment replace the burner cap. 2. Clean the burner cap with warm, soapy water To replace the burner and a sponge.
  • Page 27 REMOVING THE OVEN D OOR ( CONT.) Toremove: Open the oven doon Insert door removal pins, 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 28 REMOVING THE OVEN DOOR ( CONT.) 2. Hold oven door so that the top edge of each hinge hanger is horizontal. Insert hinge hangers into the front frame hinge slots. 3, Tilt top of door toward range. Slide hinge hangers down onto front frame support 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: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    WHEN SELF-CLEANING YOUR OVEN PROBLEM CAUSE The Self-Cleaning cycle • You did not press START/ENTER. will not work • The door is not closed all the way. COOKING RESULTS PROBLEM SOLUTION Cookware not level • Level the range. (See the Installation Instructions.) on cooktop •...
  • Page 31 (see the "A Note to You" section). after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States. This information will help Whirlpool better respond to your request. To locate the Whirlpool designated service company...
  • 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 ..............
  • Page 36: Warranty

    F. Replacement parts or repair labor costs for units operated outside the United States. 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.

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