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Troubleshooting Chart - Whirlpool SF372BEE W/N Service Manual

Freestanding self-clean gas range
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PROBLEM
Oven will not operate.
Burner fails to light.
Burner flames are uneven.
Burner flames lift off ports, are yel-
low, or are noisy when turned off.
Burner makes "popping" noise when
on.
Burners spark.

Troubleshooting Chart

WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Certain procedures in this section require
electrical tests or measurements while power
is applied to the range. Exercise extreme
caution at all times. If test points are not
easily accessible, disconnect power, attach
test equipment, and reapply power to test.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Oven control is not set properly.
A delay start has been programmed.
Range is not plugged in.
A household fuse or circuit breaker
has opened.
Burner ports are clogged.
Burner ports are clogged.
The air-to-gas mixture is incorrect.
Burner is wet.
It is normal for all four burners to spark
briefly when:
• A draft is blowing on the burners.
• A very large pot on burner causes
flame to be unstable.
• The burner is turned on but has not
ignited.
Continuous sparking may be caused
when:
• A switch contact is wet.
• There is a faulty ignitor module.
• The wall outlet wiring is not
correct.
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Cooking Products Service Manual
Original
July, 1996
© 1996 Whirlpool Corporation
SOLUTION
Reset the oven control (see the Use &
Care Guide for instructions describing
the function you are operating).
Wait for the start time to be reached.
Plug power cord into a live AC outlet.
Replace fuse or reset the breaker.
Clean burner ports with straight pin.
Clean burner ports with straight pin.
Adjust air shutters for bake or broil
burners.
Top burner ports are clogged. Clean
or replace burner.
Allow burner to dry.
Allow switch to dry.
Replace the ignitor module.
Rewire wall outlet.
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