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Oven Use; Electronic Oven Controls; Aluminum Foil; Positioning Racks And Bakeware - Whirlpool W10196155B User Instructions

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Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few
times, or when it is heavily soiled.
Control Display
The display will flash when powered up or after a power loss. Press
CANCEL/OFF to clear. When oven is not in use, the time of day is
displayed. Indicator lights show functions that are in use.
Tones are audible signals, indicating the following:
Basic Functions
One tone
Valid pad press
Oven is preheated (long tone)
Function has been entered
Reminder (on some models), repeating each minute after the
end-of-cycle tones
Three tones
Invalid pad press
Four tones
End of cycle
Fahrenheit and Celsius
The temperature is preset at Fahrenheit, but can be changed to
To change: Press and hold BROIL for 5 seconds. A tone will
sound, and "°C" or "°F" will appear on the display. Repeat to
change back.
To exit mode, press CANCEL/OFF.
IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the oven bottom
finish, do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil, liners or
IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the porcelain finish,
do not place food or bakeware directly on the oven door or bottom.
To cook food evenly, hot air must be able to circulate. Allow
2" (5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Make sure
that no bakeware piece is directly over another.
Position racks before turning on the oven.
Do not move racks with bakeware on them.
Make sure racks are level.
To move a rack, pull it out to the stop position, raise the front edge,
and then lift out. Use the following illustration and charts as a


IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the
fumes given off. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to
certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and well-
ventilated room.

Electronic Oven Controls

Oven Temperature Control
IMPORTANT: Do not use a thermometer to measure oven
temperature because opening the oven door may cause element
cycling to give incorrect readings.
The oven provides accurate temperatures; however, it may cook
faster or slower than your previous oven, so the temperature
calibration can be adjusted. It can be changed in Fahrenheit or
To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration:
1. Press and hold BAKE for 5 seconds until the oven display
shows the current calibration, for example "0°F CAL" or "00."
2. Press the TEMP/TIME "+" or "-" arrow pads to increase or to
decrease the temperature in 10°F (5°C) amounts. The
adjustment can be set between 30°F (15°C) and -30°F (-15°C).
3. Press START.
Options Mode
Press and hold TIMER for 5 seconds, and "Opt" will appear. Use
the TEMP/TIME keys to cycle through the following options. Press
CANCEL to exit the mode.
End of Cycle Tones
"b1" (beep once) or "b" (continue to beep) will be displayed. Press
TIMER to toggle through selection.
12-Hour Shutoff
If "12 Hr" is displayed, the oven will automatically shut off after
12 hours. Press TIMER to toggle to "- Hr" to disable the 12-hour
Oven Light with Door Open
"LOn" indicates that the oven light will turn on when the door is
open. If "LOFF" is displayed, the oven light will turn on only with the
oven light switch. Press TIMER to toggle through selection.

Aluminum Foil

For best cooking results, do not cover entire oven rack with foil
because air must be able to move freely.

Positioning Racks and Bakeware

Rack Positions
Rack 5: Toasting bread or broiling thin, non-fatty foods.
Rack 4: Use for 2-rack baking and broiling.
Rack 3: Most baked goods on a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan, layer
Rack 2: Roasting small cuts of meat, pies, casseroles, bundt
Rack 1: Roasting large cuts of meat and poultry.
cakes, frozen convenience foods. Broiling chicken pieces.
cakes, and 2-rack baking.


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