Whirlpool RS600BXK Specifications

SET-INELECTRIC RANGE
Model RS600BXK
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Fruper installdtfon and safe use of the oven are your personal
respon$lbllittes. Read this”Use and Care Guide” and the “Cooking
Guide”carefully
for important use and safety information.
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installed and leveled in a cabinet and an a floorthat
will hold
the welg ht;
installed In a well-ventHated
area protected
from the
weather;
praperly
connected
to the correct electric supply and
grounding.
(See “lnstallatlon
instructions.“)
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used only for jobs expected
of home ranges;
used only by people who can
operate it properly;
property
maintained.
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Contents
Your Responslbllitles
Installation
Proper Use
Safety
Using Your Range
Surface
Unit Controis
Oven Controls
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ResetGng
the Oven
Over! Qa-&lc Positions
The Oven Door
Over7 !lgh?
Oven Veril
OptIonal
Rotisserie
Accessory
Canning
Cleaning
and Caring
Tempera?ure
Control
5
a
a
a
Kit
for Your Range
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Using your range
Surface
Unit
> Controls
Control
pushed
knobs
in before
to a setting
anywhere
must be
turning them
They can be set
between
HI and OFF
The signal light will glow when
a surface unit is on. Be sure the
light is off when you are not
cooking.
Indicators
Turn to setting
Until you get used
lowing
as a guide.
to the settings.
use the fol-
“6
,
Signal
Light
Use HI to start
foods cooking
or
to bring liquids to
a boil.
Use MED-HI to
hold a rapid boil
or to fry chicken
or pancakes.
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Use MED for
grovy, puddings
and icings or to
cook large
amounts of
vegetables
SURFACE UNITS
Use MED-LO to
keep food
cooking
after
starting it on a
higher setting.
See “The Accessory
Canning
Kit” (page
your “Cooking
Guide”
for important
information.
A
a) and
utensil
Use LO to keep
food warm until
ready to serve.
Set the heat
higher or lower
within the LO
band to keep
food at the
temperature
you
want.
Element
will
be black
during cooking
if contact
with
bottom
of pan IS
good.
Element
will not turn
red if gooa contact IS made
Adjustable
Oven Teiperature
Control
OVEN CONTROLS
BAKING
1. Put oven
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
rack where
you want it
(See page
6 for suggestlons
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Set Oven Selector
to BAKE
Set Oven Temperature
Control
to the ba k~
Ing temperature
you want
Let the oven preheat
until tqe Signal Light
goes off
Put food In the oven
When done baking.
turn both knobs to
OFF
During baking, the elements will turn on
and off to help hold the oven temperature
at
the setting. (The top element will never turn
red, but will be hot.) The Signal light will turn
on and off with the elements.
RESETTING THE OVEN TEMPERATURE
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Does your new oven seem to be hotter or colder
at tne same settings
than YOM
old oven’
The temperature
setting
in your old oven may have changed
graau~
ally over the years
The accurate
setting
of your new oven can seem different
If you think the oven temperature
needs
adjusting.
follow these steps
OFF
Locking
1.
Pull out the center
of the Oven Temperature
Control.
OFF
Tooth
Screw
2. I.oosen
Tighten
the locking
Notches
3. To lower
the lot k
Ing screw
the temperature.
move
black
ring so tooth
closer to LO. Each
notch equals
about
10 F (5 C)
screw.
Replace
OFF
the knob.
100th
Notches
4. To raise the temIS
perature
black
closer
notch
about
move
ring so tooth
to HI Each
equals
40 F (5 C)
is
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BROILING
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1.
Place the rack where
you
want it for broiling.
[See
below
for suggestions.]
2.
Put broiler
pan
on the rack
4.
Set Oven Temperature
Control
to BROIL. [Set on a
lower temperature
for
slower
broiling
See
below
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5.
During
broiling
the oven
door must be partly
open
A built-in
stop will hold it
there.
and
food
3.
Set Oven
BROIL
6.
When broiling
turn both knobs
Selector
IS
to
done,
to OFF
Broiling
can be slowed by setting the Oven Temperature
Control
to CI setting
lower than BROIL. When it’s on BROIL, the broil element
IS on all the time.
When It’s
on a temperature,
the element
turns off and on. The lower the temperature
setting,
the shorter
are the times when the element
IS on
The Oven Selector
Knob
brolllng temperatures.
must be on BROIL and
the door
partly
open
for all
OVEN RACK POSITIONS
Position
rack
before
turning
on the oven.
Broil
Lift rack
at tront and
Element
pull out.
BAKING OR ROASTING
BROILING
Food for baking
or roasting
should
be
placed
in the center
of the oven.
Always
leave at least 1’1, to 2 inches
(4-5 cm] between
the sides of a pan and the
oven wall and another
pan. For more information, see the “Cooking
Guide
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Adjust the rack so the food to be Droiled
is
at a suggested
distance
from the broil element. (See page
7.) ALWAYS broil with the
door open to the broil-stop,
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Suggested
oven-rack
kinds of meats.
positions
Descrlptlon
and broiling
inches (cm) trom top
ot food to Broil Element
Beef Steak)
Rare
Medium
Well don-
1 ;2.5 cm,!
1 (2.5 cm)
1 12.5 cm)
(8 cm)
iI3 cm)
18.~ ml
Beef Steak;
Rare
Medium
Well Done
1’)
(4 cm)
I’ 2 (4 cm)
I’:
(4cm)
-5
-5
-5
Hamburgers
:-,
Lamb Chons
Medium
1 (2.5 (-In)
Ham slice, orecooked
or tendered
’ -1
(I-2.5
Canadian
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Bacon
Pork Rib OI Loin Choo
Well done
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Approximate
Minutes Selector
set to BROIL
1st slde
2nd slde
7-9
3-I 1
1 l-13
[lo-13
(IO-13
(lo-13
cm)
cm)
cm)
3-5
4-7
5-7
13-45
17-19
19-21
6-8
8-I 0
14-16
6-8
4-5
3
6-8
4-5
cm]
3
6-8
4-5
(1 cm]
3
6
4-
(1 cm)
(a -1
(2-2.5
cm]
(8 yy
4 ~5 (10-11
cm)
15
,! IJ
2-3 lb
[:-I 5 kcj]
cd in haif
7 .9
cm)
25-30
IO-12
whole
fillets
3 (8cm)
3 (8 cm)
II-16
7-8
9-14
5-7
il
Frankfurte,i
times for different
2 cm’
(18-23
3 (8cm)
4 -5
110-13
cml
3
3
6-7
4-5
THE OVEN DOOR
REMOVING
ODer;
the door
REPLACING
to
the
firs
<:a~.
tinld the door at both sides
ond loft It at the same angle
IS in.
it
Fit the bottom
door overthe
corners
of the
ends of the hinges
Push the door down evenly
The door WIII close only when
IV IS on the hinges
correctly
THE OVEN LIGHT
i r,,3 vie1
Close
To replace
Iuw ~111 come on when you
1~ ,->,i& doorto
shut off the light
ooen
the oven
door.
the light bucb
2. kerrsit?
fr(,rr
the llrght bult
cti socket
3.
THE OVEN VENT
Replace
the bulb with a
40-watt
appliance
bulb
available
from most grocery, variety
and
hardware
stores. Turn the
electrical
power
back on
at the main power
supply
‘Whe? the oben IS on, hot air escapes
through
a
vent under the right rear surface
unit The vent is
needed
for air circulation
in the oven
Do not block
the vent. Poor baking
can
result.
THE OPTIONAL ROTISSERIE
If you
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would
uke o riltlsserle
for your lower oven, you can order a kit (Part
from \i!~~~r cle/i,er
The kit includes
easy installation
instructions.
No
ACCESSORY CANNING KIT (Part No. 242905)
The large dial-nere:
)I lmost water-bath
or pressure
canners
combined
with high
plea: settings
for Ion J oeriix
: ,of tin?e can shorten
the life of regular
surface
units and
cause damage
to the hcooktop
If you plan tc use the cooktop
for canning,
we recommend
the installation
of a
Canning
Kit Orderthe
kit from your Whirlpool
Dealer
or Tech-Care
Service
Company.
Use only flat-bottomed
utensils
for best results and to prevent
damage
to the
range.
Specialty
iterns with rounded
or ndged
bottoms
(woks, ridged
bottom
canners
or tea kettles]
are rot recommended.
See the “Cooking
Guide”
for important
utensil
Information
SEE THE “COOKING
GUIDE” FOR IMPORTANT CANNING
INFORMATION
for youknge
SURFACE UNITS AND
REFLECTOR BOWLS
CONTROL PANELS AND KNOBS
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1.
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First make sure knobs
pull knob stralght off.
REMOVING
are set on OFF then
,A
3.
4.
soapy
water
and a soft cloth
the panel
Rinse and wipe dry
Wasn knobs
swell qnd dry
)I-? aarm
Push the knobs straight
they Doint to GFF
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1.
Be sure surface
2.
Lift the edge of the unit opposite
thereceptacle just enough
to clear the reflector
bowl.
3.
Pull the surface
receptacle.
4.
Lift out the reflector
units are OFF and
COOL.
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2. Use warm
wipe
%.
soapy
back
water.
on
Moke
to
Rinse
sure
unit straight
away
from
the
bow!
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REPLACING
1 . Be sure surfuce
2.
unit CC ttvijS:
:r-
Line up opening
In the. retlt?ct<ir
the surface
unit receptacle
OFF.
bowl
4.
While pushing
the surface
unitterminal
into
the receptacle,
lift a little on the edge
of
the unit nearest
the receptacle.
5.
When the terminal
is pushed
Into the receptacle
as far as it will go, the surface
unit
WIII fit into the reflector
bowl.
wtth
Terminal
n
Reflector
bowls
reflect
heat back
to the
utensils
on the surface
units. They also help
catch
spills When they are kept clean,
they
reflect
heat better
and look new longer
If a reflector
bowl gets discolored,
some
of the utensils used may not be flat enough.
Or some may be too large
for the surface
unit In either
case, some of the heat that IS
meant
to go into or around
a utensil
goes
down
and heats the reflector
bowl. This extra heat can discolor
it.
CLEANING
PART
CHART
WHAT TO USE
HOW TO CLEAN
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Outside
of range
Soft cloth, warm soapy water
Nylon or plastic scouring
pad
‘or stubborn
spots
Surface
units
Yo cleantng
Control
knobs
Norm sudsy water and bristle
brush
4utomatic
dishwasher
or
Narm soapy water or plastic
;crubbing
pad
#arm soapy water or soapy
steel wool pads
Norm :o7py water
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Chrome
reflector
,44dm;:lum
broiler
DOWIS
pan
Surface unit corllrol
panel
Oven control pcinel
Oven racks
Oven door
-Standard
gloss
oven
required
Norm soclpy water
2ommercial
glass cleaner
Warm, soapy water or soapy
steel wool pods
IWarm. soapy water or plastic
icrubbrng
pad
Zommercial
glass cleaner
#arm. soapy water or soapy
,teel wool pads
Zommerciol
oven cleaners
Wlpe ofl regularly
when range is cool.
9 Do not allow food containing
acids (such as
vinegar, tomato, lemon jutce or mllk) to
rem6in on surface.
Acids will remove the
lossy flnish.
08 o not use abrasive
or harsh cleansers.
l Spatters
or spills will burn off.
l Do not immerse
in water.
l Wash, rinse and dry well.
l Do not soak.
l Clean
frequently.
l Wash with other
cooking
utensils.
l Do not use harsh abrasives.
l Wash with other
cooking
utensils.
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Wash, rinse and dry with soft cloth.
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Wash, rinse and dry with soft cloth.
Follow directions
provided
with cleaner.
Wash, rinse and dry. Use steel wool pads for
stubborn
areas.
Make certain oven is cool. Wash, rinse and
dry well with soft cloth.
Follow directions
provided
with cleaner.
Remove door for easier access.
Place newspaper
on floor to protect floor
surface.
Follow directions
provided
with the oven
cleaner.
Rinse well with clear water.
Use in well ventilated
room.
Do not allow commercial
oven cleaner
to
contact
the heating elements,
oven seal, or
exterior surfaces of the range.
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If you need service or assistance,
we suggest you follow these
fm steps:
1. Before
Performance
little things you
out tools of any
If nothing
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calling for assistance.. .
problems
can find
kind.
often result from
and fix yourself
with-
operates:
Is the range
correctly
wired
Into a live circuit with proper
voltage?
(See Installation
Instructions.)
Have you checked
breaker
box?
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the main
fuse or circuit-
If the oven will not operate:
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Is the Oven Selector
turned
to a setting
[BAKE or BROIL)?
Is the Oven Temperature
Control
turned
temperature
setting?
If surface
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If cooking
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units will not operate:
Have you checked
the main fuse or circuitbreaker
box?
Are surface
units plugged
in all the way?
Do the control
knobs turn?
If surface
turn:
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to a
unit control
push
in before
results aren’t
Is the range
level?
Are you using pans
Cooking
knob or knobs
trying
will not
to turn?
what you expect:
recommended
in the
Guide?
If baking,
have you allowed
I1 2 to 2 inches
(4-5 cm) on all sides of the pans for air
circulation?
l Does
the oven temperature
seem too low or
too high? See page 5, “Resetting
the oven
temperature
control.”
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Have you preheated
the oven as the recipe
calls for?
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pans the size called
for In the
recipe?
l Are
you following
a tested recipe
from a
reliable
source?
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Do the cooking
utensils have smooth,
flat
bottoms?
l Do the cooking
utensils fit the surtace
unit
being
used?
See the Cooking Guide for more information on cooking
problems
and how to solve
them
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If you need assistance “’ . . .
Call the Whirlpool
COOL-LINE”
sistance telephone
number. Dial
Continental
U.S. . . . . . . . . (800)
Michigan
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800)
Alaska & Hawaii . . . . . . . . (800)
service asfree from:
2531301
632-2243
253- 1121
and talk with one of our trained
Consultants
The Consultant
can instruct
you in how to obtain satisfactory
operation
from your appliance or, if service
is necessary,
recommend
a
qualified
service
company
in your area.
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If you need service,i’. . .
Whirlpool
has a
nationwide
network of franchised
TECH-CARE
* Servrce
Companies.
TECH-CARE
service
technicians
are
trained
to fulfill the
product
warranty
and provide
afterwarranty
service,
anywhere
in the United
States
To locate
TECH-CARE
service
in your
area,
call our COOL-LINE
service
assistance
telephone
number
(see Step 2) or look in your
telephone
directory
Yellow
Pages under:
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MACHINES,
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DRYERS
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If you have a problem-‘. . .
Call our COOL-LINE
service
assistance
telephone
number
[see Step 2) and talk with one
of our Consultants,
or if you prefer, write to.
Mr. Robert F.Gunts, Vice President
Whirlpool
Corporation
Administrative
Center
2000 US-33 North
Benton Harbor, Ml 49022
If you must call or write, please
provide:
model
number,
serial number,
date of purchase,
and
a complete
description
of the problem.
This
information
is needed
111 order
to better
respond to your request
for assistance.
FSP 1s o reglslered
trademark
of WhIrlpool
Corporalron
for
quality
ports
took
for thrs
FSP
symbol
of qualrty
whenever
you need
a replacement
part
’
for your
WhIrlpool
applronce
FSP replacement
parts
w:ll 111 right
and
work
rrghl.
because
they
are
made
to the same
exoctlng
specifications
used
to build
every
new WhIrlpool
opplronce
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