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Whirlpool SM988PES Use & Care Manual

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GAS COOKTOP
AND LOWER
OVEN
Model SM988PES
MIcrowave Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room AH Condltloners. Dehumldlhers, Automatic Washers. Clothes Oryers. Freezers, Refrqerator-1

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  • Page 1 GAS COOKTOP AND LOWER OVEN Model SM988PES rowave Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room AH Condltloners. Dehumldlhers, Automatic Washers. Clothes Oryers. Freezers, Refrqerator-1...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Using the Minute Timer. Oven Vent. WHIRLPOOL RANGE Storage Drawer WARRANTY ‘Tmk. 01987 Whirlpool Corporation Before you use your range Read and carefully follow the “INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS” packed with your range. Read this “Use & Care Guide” and your “Cooking Guide”...
  • Page 3 You are personally responsible for: Reading and following all safety precautions in this Use & Care Guide and the Cooking Guide. Having your range installed by a qualified installer. Installing the range where it is protected from the elementsand on a level floor strong enough to hold its weight.
  • Page 4: Instructions

    DO NOT repair or replace NOT use a wet pot holder. parts unless specifically recom- Steam burns can result. DO NOT mended in this manual. All other use a towel or bulky cloth as a servicing should be referred to a pot holder.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    Parts and features Model SM988PES COOKTOP AND LOWER OVEN UPPER VENT MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBER c-=6=---- -HGtEz: PLATE (behind oven door) FILTER MICROVUWE OVEN CONTROLS Kz!iz ’ CObK IQP LIGHT GRATES AND 4 CHROME SURFACE BUR~EF me-m m--- “crLtClQR .----,a BLANKET-O-FLAME”’...
  • Page 6: Using Your Range

    Using your range MEALTIMER* CONTROL PADS TOP LIGHT SWITCH ‘EN LIGHT p SWITCH ‘Tmk. OVEN OVEN SELECTOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL RiGHT FRONT RIGHT RiAR LEFl FRONT ’ LEFT REAR SURFACE CONTROL KNOB CONTROL KNOB CONTROL KNOB CONTROL KNOB BURNER INDICATOR Dual-Level Exhaust Vent System Your Range/Microwave Combination has a dual-level...
  • Page 7: Using The Surface Burners

    Using the Surface Burners Surface Burner Indicators The solid dot in the surface burner in- dicator shows which surface burner is turned on by that knob. Control knobs must be pushed then turned to the LITE position. The clicking sound is the ignition sparking.
  • Page 8: Using The Lower Oven

    Using the Lower Oven Baking or Roasting The rack(s) should be placed so the top of the food will be centered the oven. Always leave at least r/2 to 2 inches (4-5 cm) between the sides of the pan and the oven walls and other pans.
  • Page 9: Broiling

    Broiling The Blanket-O-Flame@ Broiler uses infrared rays to cook the food. Infrared rays create fast, searing heat and consume most smoke and spotters. Always broil with the oven door closed. 2. Put the broiler pan and food on Position the rock before turning the oven on.
  • Page 10: Using The Automatic

    Using the Automatic MEALTIMER* Control The automatic MEALTIMER’ Control will turn the lower oven on and off at times you set...even when you ore not around. Automatic baking is ideal for foods which do not require Q preheated oven such OS meats and casseroles.
  • Page 11: Using The Minute Timer

    7. Touch START. The oven will now After baking is done be sure to start and stop automatically. turn both the Oven Selector the Oven Temperature Control to OFF. To cancel MEALTIMER’ : Touch STOP TIME. Then touch CANCEL. 2. Turn the Oven Selector and the Oven Temperature Control to OFF.
  • Page 12 The Storage Drawer The storage drawer is for storing pots and pans and the Literature Pat provided with your appliance. Use care when handling the drawer. The edges could be sharp. Removing the stotage drawer Pull drawer straight out to the 2.
  • Page 13: Control Panel And Knobs

    Control Panel and Knobs Pull knobs straight off. Use worm soapy water, spray gloss cleaner or baking soda and a damp soft cloth to wipe the control panels. Rinse and wipe dry. 3. Wash knobs in worm soapy water 4. Push the knobs straight bock on. or use baking soda and a damp, Make sure they point to OFF.
  • Page 14: Surface Burner Grates And Pans

    Surface Burner Grates and Reflector Pans Lift off the grates and remove Make sure all knobs are turned reflector pans. to OFF. 3. Wash the grates and reflector 4. Replace reflector pans and pans in worm soapy water. Rinse grates. and dry well.
  • Page 15: Cooktop

    Removable Cooktop 2. Lift front of cooktop enough 1. Remove Surface Burner Grates clear front of range. Grasp both and Reflector Pans. sides of the cooktop, lift and pull forward to remove. 3. Wipe surface under the cooktop with worm soapy water.
  • Page 16 Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle The self-cleaning cycle uses very high heat to burn away soil. Before you start, make sure you understand exactly how to use the cycle safely. Before You Start DO NOT clean the fiberglass seal. Clean the shaded areas by hand.
  • Page 17 Setting the Controls for Self-Cleaning Be sure the kitchen is ventilated during the Self-Cleaning cycle. This will help remove heat and odors that are normal during the cycle. Make sure the clock on the upper 2. Touch the START TIME Pad. Then control panel is set to the correct...
  • Page 18 After the oven is cool, wipe off any residue or ash with a damp cloth. If needed, touch up spots with cleaner or plastic scouring . pad. To stop cleaning cycle at any time: Touch the STOP TIME Pad. Touch 2.
  • Page 19 During the self-cleaning cycle, the oven gets much hotterthan it does for baking or broiling...approximotely 875’F (468-C). This heat breaks up grease and soil and burns it off The graph shows approximate temperatures and times during a self-cleaning cycle for 3 hours. SELF-CLEANING CYCLE -THREE HOUR WING (Approximate...
  • Page 20: Chart

    Cleaning Chart PART HOW TO CLEAN WHAT TO USE cooktop Soft cloth and warm soapy Wipe off regularly when cook- and lower water or baking soda. fop and lower oven are cool. Nylon or plastic scrubbing Do not allow lood containing oven exterior pad for stubborn...
  • Page 21 PART WHAT TO USE HOW TO CLEAN Wash, rinse and dry well. Use Oven racks Warm soapy water plastic scrubbing pad. plastic scrubbing pad for stub- born areas. Do not place in Self-Cleaning Oven. The intense heat could warp them. Make sure oven is cool.
  • Page 22: The Grease Filters

    Cleaning the Grease Filters The grease filters should be removed and cleaned at least once a month. NOTE: If you are using charcoal filters from the Non-Vent (Part No. 8140231, they should be replaced every 12 months. not attempt to clean. lower Filters (beneath the microwave...
  • Page 23: Light

    The Cooktop Light The Top Light switch is located below the upper control panel Push the right side of the switch to turn the light ON. Push the left side of the switch to turn the light OFE TO replace the fluorescent lamp and/or starter:...
  • Page 24 The Oven Light The Oven Light will come on when you open the oven door. To turn the light on when the door is closed, push the right side of the switch located below the upper control panel. Push the left side of the switch to turn off the light. 2.
  • Page 25 If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these five steps: Before calling for and the Oven Temperature Control set on OFF? assistance... Does the clock show the correct Performance problems often result time of day? from little things you can find and fix Is Stop Time set ahead to the time without tools of any kind.
  • Page 26 Look for this symbol of quality network of fran- whenever you need a replacement chised TECH- part for your Whirlpool appliance. CARE” Service replacement parts will fit right and Companies. work right, because they are made to TECH-CARE serv-...
  • Page 27 Notes...
  • Page 28 God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. E. Any labor costs during the limited warranty. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUEN- TIAL DAMAGES.