Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle ..Caring for Your Oven ....Troubleshooting ..Requesting Assistance or Service ..... Index ......Warranty ....... 1-800-253-1301 In the U.S.A., call us with questions or comments. ELECTRIC BUILT-IN CONVECTION OVENS MODELS RBS277PD RBS307PD RBD277PD RBD307PD 4450569...
Table of Contents A Note to You ........... Broiling tips ........Oven Safety ........... Energy saving tips ......Getting to Know Your Oven ..... Using the electronic MEALTIMER* control ..........Using Your Oven ........The oven vent(s) ....... The electronic oven control ....Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle ....
A Note to You Thank you for buying a WHIRLPOOL* appliance. Because your life is getting busier and more complicated, WHIRLPOOL ovens are easy to use, save time, and help you manage your home better. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide.
Oven Safety Your safety is important to us. This symbol alerts you to hazards such as This guide contains safety statements under fire, electrical shock, warning symbols. Please pay special or other injuries. attention to these symbols and follow any instructions given.
O VEN SAF ET Y •Keep oven vents unobstructed. Care and cleaning •Do not heat unopened containers. •Small amounts of formaldehyde They could explode. The hot and carbon monoxide are given contents could cause burns and off in the Self-Cleaning cycle container particles could cause from fiberglass insulation and injury.
Getting to Know Your Oven This section tells you what features your oven has and where they are located. Please review this information before using your oven. To help you find information on specific parts or features quickly, page references are included. Feature locations (Models RBD277PD and RBD307PD shown) Oven vent...
Using Your Oven To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your oven properly. This section gives you important information for efficient and safe use of your oven. The electronic oven control (Models RBD277PD and RBD307PD shown) NOTE: Displays shown are from single/upper ovens.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N Command pads Using the control lock The command pads tell the oven what to do The control lock prevents unwanted use of and in what order. Some command pads the oven by disabling most of the control have an Indicator Light.
USIN G YO UR OVEN Setting the clock NOTE: These examples are for double TIMER CLOCK TIMER CLOCK CLOCK LIGHT upper ovens only. Other ovens may look HEAT CONV HEAT CONV DELAY BAKE DELAY BAKE TIME BROIL TIME BROIL LOCKED ? ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL CONVECT slightly different.
USIN G YO UR OVEN 4. Turn off Minute Timer. PRESS YOU SEE TIMER (time of day) To cancel the Minute Timer: PRESS YOU SEE Press Timer Off pad. TIMER (time of day) Disabling the timer reminder tones: NOTE: To disable the reminder tones, press and hold the Timer Set pad for 5 seconds.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N Oven settings This chart tells you when to use each setting. It also explains what elements heat up for each setting. SETTING DIAGRAM SETTING INFORMATION BAKE • The bottom element and top Use this setting for stan- element heat up.
U SIN G YO U R O VEN Positioning racks and pans General guidelines Rack placement for specific foods: • Before turning on the oven, place oven racks where you need them. FOOD RACK POSITION • To move rack(s), lift rack(s) at front Frozen pies, large Lowest level or and pull out.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N For best air circulation Use the following as a guide to determine where to place the pans: One pan Place in the center of the oven rack. Two pans Place in opposite corners of the oven rack. Three or four pans Place in opposite corners on each oven rack.
U SIN G YO U R O VEN Convection baking/roasting NOTE: These examples are for double upper ovens only. Other ovens may look TIMER TIMER CLOCK LIGHT CLOCK HEAT CONV HEAT CONV DELAY BAKE DELAY BAKE TIME BROIL TIME BROIL LOCKED ? CONVECT ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL...
USI N G Y OU R OV E N 4. When roasting or cooking casseroles, put food in oven. You do not have to preheat the oven when roasting or cooking casseroles. NOTE: To set your oven to cook in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit, press and hold the Custom Broil pad for 5 seconds.
US IN G YO UR OVE N 6. When baking, put food in oven after oven is preheated. During baking/roasting, the elements will turn on and off to keep the oven tempera- ture at the setting. NOTE: The top element helps heat during baking/roasting, but does not turn red.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N Adjusting the oven temperature control Although your new oven is properly adjusted NOTE: DO NOT measure oven temperature to provide accurate temperatures, it may with a thermometer. Opening the oven door cook faster or slower than your old oven.
US IN G YO UR OVE N 3. Enter the adjustment. PRESS YOU SEE START ENTER 5 SEC (time of day) How to determine the amount of adjustment needed The chart at the right tells you how much to ADJUST BY THIS adjust the offset temperature to get the NUMBER OF desired cooking results.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N 2. Put food on broiler pan and place in center of oven rack. NOTES: • Place food 3" or more from the broil element. • To ensure adequate grease drainage, do not use cookie sheets or similar pans for broiling.
US IN G YO UR OVE N 6. When broiling is done, turn off PRESS YOU SEE oven. CANCEL (single ovens) (time of day) UPPER LOWER (double ovens) To custom broil at a lower PRESS YOU SEE temperature: • If food is cooking too fast, press the CUSTOM Custom Broil pad and press the Temp...
USI N G Y OU R OV E N Broiling rack position chart RACK POSITION TYPE OF FOOD/ FROM BOTTOM DONENESS Quickly searing food, hamburger patties, and thin steaks, ⁄ " thick or less, rare steaks Medium steaks, medium patties, ham slices, fish steaks, frankfurters, well-done steaks and patties,...
U SIN G YO U R O VEN Broiling tips • • Use the broiler pan and grid for broiling. After broiling, remove the broiler pan They are designed to drain excess liquid from the oven when you remove the food. and grease away from the cooking surface Drippings will bake on the pan if you leave to help prevent spatter, smoke, or fire.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N Using the electronic MEALTIMER* control The electronic MEALTIMER control will turn Before using the electronic MEALTIMER the oven on and off at times you set, even control, make sure the clock is set to the when you are not around.
U SIN G YO U R O VEN 3. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to set a tem- perature other than 350°F. Press s to raise the temperature or t to lower the TEMP temperature in 5°F amounts.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N Disabling the cook time reminder tones NOTE: To disable reminder tones, press and hold the Cook Time pad for 5 seconds. To reactivate tones repeat this step. 8. Turn off oven. PRESS YOU SEE NOTE:...
US IN G YO UR OVE N 3. Set temperature (optional). PRESS YOU SEE Do this step if you want to set a tempera- ture other than 350°F. Press to raise the temperature or to lower the TEMP temperature in 5°F amounts. Use these BAKE pads until the desired temperature shows (example shows Bake at 375°F...
USI N G Y OU R OV E N 7. When cooking is done: YOU SEE The oven will turn off automatically and beep four times. You will also hear four 1-second tones every minute (unless they have been disabled [page 11]) until COOK TIME you press the Off/Cancel pad.
USIN G YO UR OVEN 2. Choose setting. PRESS YOU SEE NOTE: On single/upper ovens, you can UPPER set the oven for convection cooking by OVEN pressing CONVECT instead of BAKE. to select BAKE oven (for double ovens) PRESS BAKE (example for bake) 3.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N 7. Set start time. PRESS YOU SEE Press the “up” (s) or “down” (t) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display Example at right shows a desired start time of 2 o’clock. The oven will auto- BAKE START TIME...
USIN G YO UR OVEN Method 2 – Using Delay Start Time and Stop Time: 1. Prepare oven. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put food in the oven. For correct rack placement, see “Positioning racks and pans” on page 13. 2.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N 6. Press Stop Time pad. PRESS YOU SEE STOP TIME STOP BAKE TIME 7. Set stop time. PRESS YOU SEE Press the “up” ( ) or “down” ( ) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display.
USIN G YO UR OVEN 11. Turn off oven. PRESS YOU SEE NOTE: You can do this step any time to cancel the MEALTIMER* control setting. CANCEL (time of day) (single ovens) UPPER LOWER (double ovens) Method 3–Using Cook Time and Stop Time: 1.
USI N G Y OU R OV E N 4. Press Cook Time pad. PRESS YOU SEE COOK TIME BAKE COOK TIME 5. Set cook time. PRESS YOU SEE Press the “up” ( ) or “down” ( ) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the display.
USIN G YO UR OVEN 9. When start time is reached: YOU SEE A 1-second tone will sound. The display will count down the cooking time in hours and minutes (if cook time is more HEAT than 1 hour) or in minutes and seconds BAKE TIME COOK...
Using the Self-Cleaning Cycle The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning the oven interior. Like the other functions of your oven, you operate the Self-Cleaning cycle with the easy-to-use electronic control. Please review the instructions in this section to keep your oven spotless.
U S IN G TH E SE LF - CL EAN IN G CYCL E Before setting the controls •Make sure clock is set to correct time of day. (See “Setting the clock” on page 9.) •Make sure the oven door is completely closed.
USI N G T H E S E L F- C LE A N IN G CYCL E 3. Start oven. PRESS YOU SEE START ENTER HEAT CLEAN TIME TIME 5 SEC 4. After Self-Cleaning cycle starts: YOU SEE LOCKED lights up on the display. The door cannot be opened when LOCKED is on.
U S IN G TH E SE LF - CL EAN IN G CYCL E 2. Set cleaning time (optional). PRESS YOU SEE If you want a Self-Cleaning cycle longer or shorter than 3 ⁄ hours, use the Hour pad to set the desired cleaning time. Press the “up”...
U S ING TH E SEL F -CL EANIN G CYCL E How the cycle works The Self-Cleaning cycle uses very high heat to burn away soil and grease. During the cycle, the oven gets much hotter than it CLEANING CYCLE does for normal baking or broiling.
Caring for Your Oven Your oven is designed for easy care. You can do most cleaning with items found around your home. Cleaning your oven whenever spills or soiling occurs will help to keep it looking and operating like new. Cleaning chart Use the following table to help you clean your oven.
CARI NG F OR YO UR O VEN PART HOW TO CLEAN WHAT TO USE • Make sure oven is cool. Paper towel and spray Oven door glass glass cleaner • Follow directions provided with the cleaner. • Wash, wipe with clean water, and dry Warm, soapy water and thoroughly.
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” on page 47. If nothing operates, check the following: Is the oven wired into a live circuit with the proper voltage? (See Installation Instructions.)
TR OUB L E S HO O T IN G PROBLEM CAUSE • Cooking results are not The oven is not level. (See Installation Instructions.) what you expected • The oven temperature seems too low or too high. See “Adjusting the oven temperature control” on page 18 to adjust oven temperature.
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Index This index is alphabetical. It contains all the topics included in this manual, along with the page(s) on which you can find each topic. TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE ASSISTANCE ........47, 48 FEATURES ..........6 BAKING LIGHTS ............ 44 Aluminum foil ........
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