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Cooktop Use; Cooktop Controls; Sealed Surface Burners - Whirlpool w10575963a Use & Care Manual

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COOKTOP USE
This manual covers different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the items listed. The locations and
appearances of the items shown here may not match those of your model.
A
B
C
D
E
A. Left front control knob
B. Left rear control knob
C. Center burner (on some models)
D. Right rear control knob
E. Right front control knob
Cooktop
Controls
Fire Hazard
Do not let the burner flame extend beyond the edge of
the pan.
Turn off all controls when not cooking.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or fire.
IMPORTANT: Your range is factory-set
for use with Natural gas. If
you wish to use LP gas, an LP Gas Conversion
Kit is included
with your new range. See the "Gas Conversions"
section of the
Installation Instructions for details on making this conversion.
Electric igniters automatically
light the surface burners when
control knobs are turned to IGNITE.
The large burners (16,000, 14,000 and 12,500 Btu/h [British
Thermal Units]) provide the highest heat setting, and are ideal for
cooking large quantities of food or liquid, using large pots and
pans. The small burners (9,200 and 5,000 Btu/h) allow more
accurate simmer control at the lowest setting, and are ideal for
cooking smaller quantities of food, using smaller pots and pans.
Before setting a control knob, place filled cookware on the grate.
Do not operate a burner while using empty cookware or without
any cookware on the grate.
NOTE: Visually check that the burner has lit. If the burner does
not ignite, listen for a clicking sound. If you do not hear the igniter
click, turn the burner off. Check for a tripped circuit breaker or
blown household fuse.
Check that the control knob is pressed completely down on the
valve shaft. If the spark igniter still does not operate, call a trained
repair specialist.
To Set:
1. Push in and turn knob counterclockwise
to IGNITE.
All the surface burners will click. Only the burner with the
control knob turned to Ignite will produce a flame.
2. Turn knob anywhere between HIGH and LOW. Use the
following chart as a guide when setting heat levels.
SETTING
RECOMMENDED
USE
IGNITE
Light the burner.
HIGH
Start food cooking.
Bring liquid to a boil.
Medium
Hold a rapid boil.
Quickly brown or sear food.
Fry or saute foods.
Cook soups, sauces and gravies.
Stew or steam foods.
LOW
Keep food warm.
Simmer.
REMEMBER:
When range is in use or (on some models)
during the Self-Cleaning cycle, the entire cooktop area may
become hot.
A-
Sea ed
Surface
Burners
_
A
A. Burner cap
C. Alignment
pins
B. Burner base
D. Igniter
E. Gas tube opening
IMPORTANT:
Do not obstruct the flow of combustion
and
ventilation air around the burner grate edges.
Burner cap: Always keep the burner cap in place when using a
surface burner. A clean burner cap will help avoid poor ignition
and uneven flames. Always clean the burner cap after a spillover

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