Whirlpool RS600BXY User Manual

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  • Page 1 Note To You Important Safety Instructions Parts And Features Using Your Range Caring For Your Range If You Need Assistance Or Sewice Warranty 1-600-253-1301 Cdl us with questions of comments. STANDARD-CLEANING ELECTRIC SET-IN RANGE MODEL RSGOOBXY...
  • Page 2 A Note To You Thank you for buying a Whirlpool appliance. You have purchased a quality, worldclass home appliance. Years of engineering experience have gone into its manufacturing. To ensure that you will enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we have developed this Use and Care Guide.
  • Page 3 Important safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the range, follow basic precautions, including the following: *Do not use the range for warm- General ing or heating the room. Per- * Read all instructions before sons could be burned or injured, using the range.
  • Page 4 the surface unit. If pan is smaller than the surface unit, some of !iiii& the heatin element will be ex- posed an 8 may result in the niting of clothing or potholders. orrect pan size also improves cooking efficiency. )Do not wear loose or hanging lass cook- *Check to be sure garments when using the...
  • Page 5 Grease Care and cleaning Grease is flammable. Do not @Do not soak removable heating allow grease to collect around elements in water. The element cooktop or in vents. Wipe spill- will be damaged and shock or overs immediately. fire could result. @Do not clean door heat seal.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    Parts And Features This section contains captioned illustrations of your range. Use them to become familiar with the location and appearance of all parts and features. Cooktop control-panel Plugin urfeoe unit Lelt rbBr with on~piace chrome Oven vent control knob rsflactor bowl cooktop...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Using Your Range In This Section Page Broiling .............. Using the wrfaca unib ........racks and pans ......Broiling tips ............Positioning Energy saving Cps ..........For best air circulation ........Using aluminum foil for baking ....... 10 The oven vent ........... Optional door panel pat .........
  • Page 8 Until you get used to the settings, use the following as a guide. For best results, start cooking at the high setting; then turn the control Product Damage Hazard knob down to continue cooking. If a surface unit stays red for a long time, the bottom of the pan is not flat enough or is too small for the surface unit.
  • Page 9: Positioning Racks And Pans

    Order the kii (Part No. 242905) from your area. Large diameter canners/pans, if not Whirlpool dealer or authorized WhirlpoolSM properly centered, trap heat and can cause service company. damage to the cooktop.
  • Page 10: For Best Air Circulation

    For best air circulation Hot air must circulate around the pans in the oven for even heat to reach all parts of the oven. This results in better baking. Place the pans so that one is not directly over the other. For best results, allow 1% to 2 inches (4-5 cm) of space around each pan and between pans...
  • Page 11: Baldnglroasting

    Baking/roasting 1. Position the rack(s) properly before turning on the oven. To change rack position, lift rack at front and pull out. For further informa- tion see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 9. 2. Set the Oven Selector to BAKE. 3.
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Oven Temperature Control

    Adjusting the oven temperature control Oven temperature controls will gradually shift after years of use. So, even though your new oven is propery adjusted to provide accurate temperatures, it may cook faster or slower than your old oven. If, after using the oven for a period of time, you are not satisfied with the temperature settings, you can change them by following these steps:...
  • Page 13: Broiling Tips

    Custom broil If food is cooking too fast, turn the Oven Tem- perature Control Knob counterclockwise until the OVEN HEATING Indicator Light goes off. If you want the food to broil slower from the start, set the Oven Temperature Control Knob between 170°F and 325°F (77°C and 163°C).
  • Page 14: Energy Saving Cps

    If you would like to change the color of your oven door glass to white or almond, you can order one of these kiis: White (Kit No. 814071) Almond (Kit No. 814072) from your Whirlpool Dealer. The kiis include easy installation instructions.
  • Page 15: Caring For Your Range

    Caring For Your Range In This Section Surface units and reflector bowls ....15 Cleaning chart ........... 18 Removing the oven door .
  • Page 16 Replacing 1. Make sure all surface units are off and cool before replacing surface units and reflector bowls. 2. Line up openings in the reflector bowl with the surface unit receptacle and the element hold- down clip. 3. Hold the surface unit as level as possible with the terminal just started into the receptacle.
  • Page 17 Removing the oven door Removing the oven door will help make it easier to clean the oven. Burn and Electrical Shock Hazard Make sure all controls are OFF and the oven is cool before removing oven door. Failure to do so can result in burns or electrical shock 1.
  • Page 18 Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your range. HOW TO CLEAN PART WHAT TO USE Turn knobs to OFF and pull straight away Control knobs Sponge and warm, soapy from control panel. water Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
  • Page 19 PART HOW TO CLEAN Oven cavity Make sure oven is cool. ~ soapy water Remove door for easier access. (See page 17.) Clean heavily soiled areas or stains. Rinse well with water. ~ Commercial oven cleaners Remove door for easier access. Place newspaper on floor to protect floor surface.
  • Page 20 The oven light The oven light will come on when you open the oven door. Electrical Shock and Pereonal In/ury Hezerd Make sure oven and light bulb are cool and power to the range has been turned OFF before replacing the light bulb. Failure to do so could result in electrical shock or bums.
  • Page 21: Assistance

    If You Need Assistance Or Service This section is designed to help you save the cost of a service call. Part 1 of this section outlines possible problems, their causes, and actions you can take to solve each problem. Parts 2 and 3 tell you what to do if you still need assistance or service.
  • Page 22 SOLUTION Level range. (See Installation Instruc- tions.) Adjust the oven temperature control. (See “Adjusting the oven temperature control” on page 12.) You have not preheated the Preheat oven if called for in recipe. oven as the recipe calls for. The recipe has never been Use only tested recipes from a reliable tested or is not from a reliable source.
  • Page 23 Whirlpool appliance. service company in your area. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool Con- If you prefer, write to: sumer Assistance Center number in Step 2. Mr. William Clark...
  • Page 24: Warranty

    C. Pickup and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. D. Damage to the cooking product caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. E. Any labor costs during limited warranty.