Whirlpool RS696PXB Specifications

A Note To You
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Parts And Features
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Using Your Range
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DESIGNERSTYLE ELECTRIC SET-IN RANGE
MODEL RS696PXB
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. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain
your appliance properly and safely. Please read it carefully. Also, please complete and mail the Ownership Registration Card provided with your appliance. This will help us notify you about any new information on your appliance.
Your
safety
is important
to us.
This guide contains safety symbols and statements. Please pay special attention to these symbols and
follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of each symbol.
This symbol will help alert you to such
dangers as personal injury, burns, fire and
electrical shock
Our Consumer
Assistance
Center
is toll-free,
24 hours a day.
This symbol will help you avoid actions which
could cause product damage (scratches,
dents, etc.) and damage to your personal
property.
number,
l-800-253-1
301,
If you ever have a question concerning your appliance’s operation, or if you need service, first see “If
You Need Assistance Or Service” on page 37. If you need further help, feel free to call our Consumer
Assistance Center. When calling, you will need to know your appliance’s complete model number and
serial number. You can find this information on the model and serial number plate (see diagram on
page 6). For your convenience, we have included a handy place below for you to record these numbers,
the purchase date from the sales slip and your dealer’s name and telephone number. Keep this book
and the sales slip together in a safe place for future reference.
Model Number
Dealer Name
Serial Number
Dealer Phone
Purchase
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Date
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:
General
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Read all instructions before
using the range.
Install or locate the range only
in accordance with the provided Installation Instructions.
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WARNING: To reduce the risk
of ti ping of the appliance, the
app Piance must be secured by
anti-tip fasteners. To check if
the appliance is installed properly, open the oven door and
verify that the range is secured
to cabinets with four screws
through the mounting holes in
the front frame of the oven.
CAUTION: Do not store things
children mi ht want above the
range. Chil %ren could be
burned or injured while climbing on it.
Do not leave children alone or
unattended in area where the
range is in use. They should
never be allowed to sit or stand
on an part of the range. They
could lb e burned or injured.
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Do not operate the range if it
is damaged or not working
properly.
Do not use the range for
warming or heatin the room.
Persons could be %urned or
injured, or a fire could start.
Use the range only for its
intended use as described in
this manual.
Do not touch surface units,
areas near units, heating elements or interior surfaces of
oven. Surface units and heating elements may be hot even
though they are dark in color.
Areas near surface units and
interior surfaces of an oven
become hot enou h to cause
burns. During an c?after use, do
not touch, or let clothing or
other flammable materials
contact surface units, areas
near units, heatin elements or
interior surfaces 07 oven until
they have had sufficient time to
cool. Other surfaces of the
range, such as the oven vent
opening, the surface near the
vent opening, the cooktop, and
the oven door and window,
could also become hot enough
to cause burns.
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Do not wear loose or hanging
garments when using the
range. They could ignite if they
touch a hot surface unit and
you could be burned.
Use only d potholders. Moist
or damp po7 holders on hot
surfaces could result in burns
from steam. Do not let potholder touch hot heating
elements. Do not use a towel
or bulk cloth for a potholder.
It coul J catch on fire.
Keep range vents unobstructed.
Do not heat unopened containers. The could explode.
The hot con Yents could cause
burns and container particles
could cause injury.
Do not store flammable materials on or near the range. The
fumes could create an explosion and/or fire hazard.
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When using the cooktop
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Do not cook on a broken
cooktop. If cooktop should
break, cleaning solutions and
spillovers could penetrate the
broken cooktop and create a
risk of electrical shock. Contact a qualified technician
immediately.
Select a pan with a flat bottom
that is about the same size as
the surface unit. If pan is
smaller than the surface unit,
some of the heating element
will be ex osed and could
result in t Re igniting of clothing
or potholders. Correct pan size
also improves cooking efficiency.
Check to be sure glass cooking
utensils are safe for use
on the range. Only certain
types of glass, glass-ceramic,
ceramic, earthenware or other
lazed utensils are suitable
3or cooktops without breaking
due to the sudden change in
temperature.
Never leave surface units
unattended at high heat settin s. A boilover could result
an % cause smokin and greasy
spillovers that cou Pd ignite.
Turn pan handles inward, but
not over other surface units.
This will help reduce the
chance of burns, i niting of
flammable materia 9 s, and spills
due to bumping of the pan.
When using the oven
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Always position oven rack(s)
in desired location while oven
is cool. If a rack must be removed while oven is hot,
do not let potholder contact
hot heating element in oven.
Use care when opening oven
door. Let hot air or steam
escape before removing or
replacing food.
window and wiping out excess
food spills prior to self-cleaning.
Grease
Grease is flammable. Do not
allow grease to collect around
cooktop or in vents. Wipe spillovers immediately.
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‘ires. Never pick up a flaming
)an. Smother flamin pan on
‘ange by coverin WI?h a well‘itted lid, cookie s% eet or flat
ray. Flaming grease outside of
Dan can be extin uished with
Daking soda or, i? available, a
nultipurpose dry chemical or
loam-type extinguisher.
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Care and cleaning
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Clean cooktop with care.
Some cleaners could produce
noxious fumes if applied to a
hot surface. If a wet paper
towel is used to wipe spills on
a hot cooking area, be careful
to avoid steam bums.
Small amounts of formaldehyde and carbon monoxide
are given off in the Self-Cleaning cycle from fiberglass insulation and food decomposition.
Si nificant exposure to these
suE stances could cause cancer or reproductive harm.
Exposure can be minimized by
venting with a hood or open
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Do not use oven cleaners.
No commercial oven cleaner
or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used
in or around any part of the
oven.
Before self-cleaning the oven,
remove broiler pan, broiler
grid, oven racks and other
utensils. Do not use your oven
to clean miscellaneous parts
unless. you are instructed to
gugern this Use and Care
.
Do not clean door heat seal.
It is essential for a good seal.
Care should be taken not to
rub, damage or move the
arts recomseal. Clean onl
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and Care
rnnzdeed In this If
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Do not repair or replace any
part of the range unless specifically recommended in this
manual. All other servicing
should be referred to a qualified technician.
Disconnect the electrical
supply before servicing the
range.
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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
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oven
vent
CJeanTop” ceramic
c~top
Lsnrear
Cooktop control
panel
ConbOl
-knob
Riiht
roar
control
-khOb
Automatic
IAt
front
control
-knob
Right
front
control
-knob
Model and &al
number plate
Surface unit marker
Oven control
Manual oven light switch
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panel
Using Your Range
In This
Section
Page
Paw
Using the wwhx~
unib . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Audibis
rack
and pans . . . . . . .. . . . . .. .. . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . 9
Bakinglrotmting
Positioning
For boot air circulation
Using aiuminum
The dectronk
Setting
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Adjusting
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the oven temperature
control
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foil for baking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Brdiing
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Broiling
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oven conboi
thm clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Enrgy
saving
tips . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Using the ekcbonk
Minute Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Using the ekctronic
lking
pad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .. . . 13
The oven vent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
the Oft/cvlcei
MEALTiMEFIn
control
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To obtain the best cooking results possible, you must operate your range properly. This section gives
you important information for efficient and safe use of your range.
Using
the surface
units
Push in control knob. before turning them to a
setting. You can set them anywhere between HI
and OFF.
Surface
unit
markers
The solid dot in the surface unit marker shows
which surface unit is turned on by that knob.
Hot surface
indicator
lights
The Hot Surface Indicator Lights on the cooktop
surface will glow when the surface units are
turned on. The Indicator Lights will continue to
glow as long as the surface units are too hot to
touch, even after they are turned off.
Burn and Fire Hazard
Be sure all control knobs are turned to OFF
and all indicator lights are OFF when you
are not cooking.
Someone could be burned or a fire could
start if a surface unit is accidentally left ON.
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Until you get used to the settings, use the
following ar a guide. For best results, start
cooking at the high setting; then turn the control
knob down to continue cooking.
SEll-lNG
HI
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(opposite OFF)
Medium-low
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RECOMMENDED
USE
To start foods cooking.
To bring liquids to a boil.
To hold a rapid boil.
To frv chicken or Dancakes.
For gravy, pudding and icing.
To cook large amounts of
vegetables.
To keep food cooking after
starting it on a higher setting.
To keep food warm until
ready to serve.
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Using the ceramic
cooktop
glass
Cooking on the ceramic glass cooktop is almost
the same as cooking on coil surface units. There
are, however, a few differences:
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unit will glow red when it is
turned on. You will see the element cycling on
(glowing red) and off - even on HIGH setting to maintain the proper temperature setting you
have selected.
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metal pane on ceramic glass cooktop
surface could leave marks. Wiping off the
cooktop before and after each use will help
keep the surface free from stains and provide
the most even heating. See pages 33 and 34
for care and cleaning suggestions.
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tips
Select a pan that is about the same size as
the surface unit.
NOTE: For best results and greater energy
efficiency, use only flat-bottomed cookware
that makes good contact with the surface units.
Cookware with rounded, warped, ribbed (such
as some porcelain enamelware) or dented
bottoms could cause uneven heating and poor
cooking results.
You can, however, use the newer cookware
available with slightly indented bottoms or very
small expansion channels. This cookware is
specially designed to provide the good contact
needed for best cookfng resufts.
Also, woks, canners and teakettles with flat
bottoms suitable for use on your cooktop are
now available in most stores that sell
housewares.
The pan should have straight sides and a
tight-fitting lid.
Choose medium to heavy gauge (thickness)
pans that are fairly lightweight.
The pan material (metal or glass) affects how
fast heat transfers from the surface unit
through the pan material and how evenly heat
spreads over the pan bottom. Choose pans
that provide the best cookfng results.
Handles should be made of sturdy, heatresistant material and be securely attached to
the pan.
With your hand, feel the bottom of your pans
while they are cool for nicks and scratches.
Nicks and scratches on pan bottoms will
scratch the ceramic glass cooktop.
Make rure bottoms of pans are clean and dry
before using on cooktop.
Avoid spillovers on cooktop. Use pans with
tall sides.
Do not cook food directly on cooktop.
Product Damage Hazard
Do not leave an empty utensil, or one which
has boiled dry, on a hot surface unit.
The utensil could overheat and could
damage the utensil or surface unit.
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canning
information
Use the largest surface unit for best results.
Also, use a canner/pan which can be centered
over the surface unit.
Start with hot water. This reduces the time the
control is set on high. Reduce heat setting to
lowest position needed to keep water boiling.
Refer to your canner manual for specific
instructions.
Positioning
racks
and pans
For baking/roasting
with one rack, place the
rack so the top of the food will be centered in the
oven.
Rack placement for specific foods:
Personal
Injury Hazard
Always position oven rack(s) in desired
location before turning oven on. Be sure
the rack(s) is level.
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hot, use potholders or oven mitts to
protect hands.
Failure to follow the above precautions
could result in personal injury.
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FOOD
RACK POSITION
Frozen pies, large
roasts, turkeys
Lowest level or 2nd
level from bottom
Angel
most
yeast
roles,
2nd level from
bottom
and bundt cakes,
quick breads,
breads, cassemeats
Cookies, biscuits,
muffins, cakes,
nonfrozen pies
2nd or 3rd level
from bottom
When baking on two recks, arrange racks on
bottom and third level from bottom.
NOTE: For recommended rack placement when
broiling, see “Broiling rack position chart” on
page 17.
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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.
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the other.
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allow 1% to 2 inches
(4-5 cm) of space around each pan and
between pans and oven walls. There must be a
minimum space of 1 inch (2.5 cm).
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time.
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.
Stagger pans so no pan is directly over another.
Using
aluminum
foil for baking
Use aluminum foil to catch apillovera from
pies or casseroles:
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with the food. Turn up foil edges and make
sure foil is about 1 inch (3 cm) larger all around
than the dish holding the food.
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the entire rack with aluminum foil.
It will reduce air circulation and cause poor
cooking results.
l Do not line oven bottom or entire oven rack
with foil or other liners. Poor baking will result.
Electrical Shock and Fire Hezard
Do not allow foil to touch the heating
elements.
Failure to follow this precaution could result
in electrical shock or fire hazard and
damage to the elements.
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The electronic
oven control
Clock
set pad
Eiactronic
display
Oven 1
dector
pa&
Tampuraturb
pads
Ele~trod
Hou;
Mihta
Start/
MEALTIMER
control pad8
Pa&
Pads
entar cancal
pad pad
Display/clock
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Minute timar sat
and off pads
When you firat plug In the range, a time of
day and “PF will show on the temperature
display. If, after you set the clock (page 12), the
display again shows “PF, your electricity was
off for a while. Reset the clock.
When you are not using the oven, the control
is an accurate clock.
When you are ualng the oven or Minute
Timer, the display will show times, temperature
settings, and what command pads have been
pressed.
When showing the time of day, the display
will show hours and minutes.
When you are using the Minute Timer, the
display will show minutes and seconds in the
following sequence:
- For settings from 1-59 mlnutea, the display
will count down each second.
- For settings 1 hour or over, the display will
count down each minute.
When you are ualng Cook Time an&or Stop
Time, the display will show hours and minutes.
Command
Off/
pads
The command pads tell the oven what to do and
in what order. A few examples:
-Clock/Set
tells the oven you are going to set
the clock.
-Off/Cancel
tells the oven to turn off.
Each command pad (except CM/Cancel and Start/
Enter) has its own indicator. The indicator comes
on when you push the command pad.
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Setting
the clock
CLOCK
1. Push the Clock/Set pad. The colon flashes
and TIME will light up on the display.
2. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the time
of day. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V)
pad(s) until the correct time shows on the
display.
3. Push the Start/Enter
pad.
NOTE: If you do not want the clock time displayed, push and hold the Clock&et pad for 4
seconds. To display the clock time again, push
the Clock/Set pad once, then reset the clock time
if necessary.
Using
the electronic
Minute
Timer
The Minute Timer does not start or stop the oven.
It works like a kitchen timer. You can set it in
hours and minutes up to 11 hours, 59 minutes.
The Minute Timer will display minutes and
seconds for settings under one hour. You will
hear four l-second tones when the set time is up.
1. Push the Timer Set pad. TIMER will come on
and the display will show “0:OO” with the colon
flashing.
TIMER
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2. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired time. Push the “up” (A) or “down” (V)
pad(s) until the correct time shows on the
display.
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3. Push the Start/Enter pad. The Minute Timer
will begin counting down immediately after the
timer is started.
When time is up, “End” will show on the large
display and you will hear four P-second tones.
You will also hear four 1-second tones every
minute until you push one of the two Timer
pads.
NOTE: To disable the reminder tones, push
and hold the Timer Set pad for 4 seconds. To
reactivate the tones, follow the same procedure.
To cancel
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the Minute
Timer:
Push the Timer Off pad. The time of day will
show on the display.
Using
the Off/Cancel
pad
The Off/Cancel pad will cancel any function,
except for the Clock/Set and Timer Set functions.
When you push the Off/Cancel pad, the display
will show the time of day or, if Minute Timer is
also being used, the time remaining.
Audible
signals
Audible signals tell you if a function is entered
correctly or not. They also tell you when a cycle is
completed.
To shut off all signals except for the end-oftimer tone:
1. Press and hold the Stop Time pad for
4 seconds.
2. A short tone will sound to tell you the signals
havebeenchanged.
Repeat the above steps to turn the signals
back on.
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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 information, see “Positioning racks and pans” on
page 9.
2. Push the Bake pad. ‘350’” will light up on the
small display to show the preset temperature.
The time of day and BAKE will light up.
3. To cook at a different temperature,
use the
Temp pad(s). Push A to raise the temperature
or V to lower the temperature in 5°F increments. Use these pads until the desired
temperature shows on the small display.
4. Push the Start/Enter pad. “Lo”“, HEAT and
BAKE light up on the display to show that the
oven is preheating. The temperature will
increase in 5” increments.
NOTE: The display will show “door” and a tone
will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if the
door is latched when you try to bake/roast.
You can change the temperature setting
any time after pushing the Start/Enter pad by
pushing just the Temp pad(s).
5. When baking, preheat the oven. (Preheating
is not needed when roasting.) The oven is
preheated when you hear a one-second tone
and HEAT goes off.
6. Put food in the oven. During baking/roasting,
the elements will turn on and off to keep the
oven temperature at the setting.
NOTE: The top element helps heat during
baking/roasting,
but does not turn red.
7. When baking/roasting
is done, push the Off/
Cancel pad. The time of day will show on the
display and all other displays will go off.
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Adjusting
the oven temperature
control
Oven temperature controls will gradually shift
after years of use. So, even though your new
oven is properly 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:
1. Push the Bake pad and hoM (for about 4 seconds) until the time display shows the current
temperature offset, for example “00” if you
have not previously adjusted the temperature.
2. To adjust the temperature,
use the Temp
pad(s). Push A to raise the temperature or V
to lower the temperature in 5°F increments.
You can set the temperature change to as low
as -35’F or as high as +35’F. A minus (-) sign
will appear before the number when decreasing the temperature setting to show the oven
will be cooler by the displayed amount.
3. After making the desired adjustment,
push
any command pad to enter the new offset
temperature.
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Broiling
1. Position the rack before turning the oven on.
See “Broiling rack position chart” on page 17.
2. Put the broiler pan and food on the rack.
3. Close the door to the Broil Stop position (open
about 4 inches [lo cm]). The door will stay
open by itself.
4. Push the Broil pad. The small display will
show “500”“. The time of day and BROIL will
light up.
5. Push the Start/Enter pad. HEAT, BROIL and
“500”” show on the display.
NOTE: You can change the temperature
setting any time after pushing the Start/Enter
pad by pushing just the Temp pad(s).
6. When broiling is done, push the Off/Cancel
pad. The time of day will show on the display
and all other displays will go off.
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To broil at a lower
temperature:
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If food is cooking too fast, push the Broil pad
and push the V Temp pad until “325”” shows on
the small display.
If you want food to broil slower from the start,
push the Broil pad and push the V Temp pad so
a temperature between 17O’F and 325°F (77%
and 163°C) shows on the small display. These
temperature settings allow the broil heating
element to cycle and to slow cooking. The lower
the temperature, the slower the cooking. BROIL
and HEAT will light up on the display.
Fish and chicken are some foods that may cook
better if you use lower broiling temperatures.
NOTE: Leave the door partly open whenever
using the oven to broil. This allows the oven to
maintain proper temperatures.
Broiling
rack
RACK POSITION
FROM BOTTOM
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TYPE OF FOOD/
DONENESS
4
Hamburger patties and
thin steaks, 59 thick or
less
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Quickly searing food, rare
and medium steaks,
medium patties, ham slices,
fish steaks, frankfurters
2
Well-done steaks and
patties, lamb chops, split
chicken, pork steaks and
chops, whole fish
1
Not used for broiling
Broiling
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Use the broiler pan and grid for broiling. They
are designed to drain excess liquid and grease
away from the cooking surface to help prevent
spatter, smoke or fire.
After broiling, remove the broiler pan from the
oven when you remove the food. Drippings will
bake on the pan if you leave it in the heated
oven.
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Place meat the correct distance from the
element. Meat placed too close to the
element could spatter, smoke, burn or
catch fire during broiling.
To ensure adequate grease drainage, do
not use cookie sheets or similar pans for
broiling. Also, covering the broiler grid with
foil is not recommended. Poor drainage of
grease could result in fire. If foil is used, cut
slits in foil to line up with all openings in
broiler grid. Grease can then drain away
and cool in pan.
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Energy
saving
tips
Although the energy used for cooking is usually a
very small percentage of the total energy used in
the home, cooking energy can be used efficiently.
Here are some tips to help you save energy
when using your cooking product:
l Use pans with flat bottoms,
straight sides and
tight-fitting lids.
l Match the pan to the surface unit size.
l Cook with a minimum
of liquid or fat to help
shorten cooking time.
l Preheat
pans only when recommended and for
the shortest time possible.
l Start food on higher heat settings, then set
surface unit control on low or off to finish
cooking. Use retained heat for cooking when
possible.
Using
the electronic
The electronic MEALTIMER control is designed
to turn the oven on and off at times you set, even
when you are not around.
Delayed time baking/roasting is ideal for foods
which do not require a preheated oven, such as
meats and casseroles. Do not ues delayed time
cooking for cakes, cookies, etc. undercooking
will result.
This section discusses two methods for starting
baking/roasting now and stopping automatically
later, and three methods for starting and stopping
bakinq/roasting automatically. Read this section
carefully to choose which method(s) is best for
you.
Before using the electronic MEALTIMER
control, make sure the clock is set to the
correct time of day. (See “Setting the clock” on
page 12.)
To start baking/roasting
and stop automatically
Method
l-Using
Cook
now
Time:
1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put
food in the oven.
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Use the more efficient surface units instead of
the oven when possible.
Turn on the surface unit only after placing filled
pan on the unit.
“Oven peeking” may cause heat loss, longer
cooking times and unsatisfactory baking
results. Rely on your timer to keep track of the
cooking time.
Bake cakes, pies or cookies when oven is
warm. Best time to bake is right after a meal
has been cooked in the oven.
Preheat the oven no longer than necessary.
Plan your meals for the most efficient use of
the range. When using the oven to cook one
food, try to cook the rest of the meal in it also.
Do not preheat when broiling, roasting or
cooking items such as casseroles.
MEALTIMER”
control
2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode.
Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired
temperature. Push A to raise the temperature
or V to lower the temperature in 5°F increments. Use these pads until the desired
temperature shows on the small display.
After you have set the desired temperature,
the display will show the set temperature and
the time of day. BAKE will light up.
3. Push the Cook Time pad. “0:OO” with the
colon flashing and COOK TIME will show on
the display.
4. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired cooking time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows
on the display.
This example shows a desired baking/roasting
time of 30 minutes.
5. Push the Start/Enter pad. “Lo”“, HEAT, BAKE,
TIMED and the set cook time will light up on
the display to show that the oven is heating.
NOTE: The display will show “door” and a
tone will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if
the door is latched when you try to bake/roast.
You can change the temperature or time
setting any time after pushing the Start/Enter
pad by repeating just Steps 2 through 4.
6. The display will count down the baking
roasting time in minutes.
7. When the baking/roasting
time is cornpleted, the oven will turn off automatically,
beep four times and “End” will show on the
display. You will also hear four 1-second tones
every minute until you push the Off/Cancel
pad.
NOTE: To disable reminder tones, push and
hold the Cook Time pad for 4 seconds. To
reactivate tones, repeat this procedure.
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To cancel the MEALTIMER”
control setting:
l Push the Off/Cancel
pad to return the display
to the time of day.
Method
Z-Using
Stop
Time:
1. Position the oven rack(s) property and put
food in the oven.
2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode.
Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired
temperature. Push A to raise the temperature
or V to lower the temperature in 5°F increments. Use these pads until the desired
temperature shows on the small display.
After you have set the desired temperature,
the display will show the set temperature and
the time of day. BAKE will light up.
3. Push the Stop Time pad. The time of day with
the colon flashing and STOP TIME will show
on the display.
4. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired stop time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows
on the display.
This example shows a desired stop time of
2 o’clock. This provides a 2-hour cook time
(the difference between the time of day and
the stop time).
5. Push the Start/Enter pad. “Lo”“, HEAT,
TIMED and BAKE will light up on the display
to show that the oven is heating.
NOTE: The display will show “door” and a
tone will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if
the door is latched when you try to bake/roast.
You can change the temperature or time
setting any time after pushing the Start/Enter
pad by repeating just Steps 2 through 4.
6. The display will count down the baking/
roasting time in minutes.
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7. When the baking/roasting
time is cornpleted, the oven will turn off automatically,
beep four times and “End” will show on the
display. You will also hear four 1-second tones
every minute until you push the Off/Cancel
pad.
NOTE: To disable reminder tones, push and
hold the Cook Time pad for 4 seconds. To
reactivate tones, repeat this procedure.
To cancel the MEALTIMER”
control settlng:
l Push the Off/Cancel
pad to return the display to
the time of day.
To delay start
automatically
Method
l-Using
and Start Time:
and stop
Cook
Time
1. Position the oven rack(s) property and put
food in the oven.
2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode.
Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired
temperature. Push A to raise the temperature
or V to lower the temperature in 5°F increments. Use these pads until the desired
temperature shows on the small display.
After you have set the desired temperature,
the display will show the set temperature and
the time of day. BAKE will light up.
3. Push the Cook Time pad. “0:OO” with the colon
flashing and COOK TIME will show on the
display.
4. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired cooking time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows
on the display.
This example shows a desired baking/roasting
time of 30 minutes.
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5. Push the Delay Start Time pad. The time of
day with the colon flashing will show on the
display and START TIME will light up.
6. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired start time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time
shows on the display.
This example shows a desired start time of
2 o’clock. The oven will automatically shut off
at 2:30 (the set start time plus the set cook
time).
7. Push the Start/Enter pad. DELAY and BAKE
will light up on the display to show that the
oven is programmed to start at a later time.
NOTE: The display will show “door” and a
tone will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if
the door is latched when you try to bake/
roast.
You can change the temperature or time
settings any time after pushing the Start/Enter
pad by repeating just Steps 2 through 6.
9. When the start time is reached, a onesecond tone will sound and DELAY will go
off. The display will show the set cook time.
“Lo”“, HEAT, TIMED and BAKE will light up
on the display to show that the oven is
heating. The display will count down the
baking/roasting time in minutes.
9. When the baking/roasting
time is corn
pleted, the oven will turn off automatically,
beep four times and “End” will show on the
display. You will also hear four 1-second
tones every minute until you push the Off/
Cancel pad.
NOTE: To disable reminder tones, push and
hold the Cook Time pad for 4 seconds. To
reactivate tones. repeat this procedure.
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To cancel the MEALTIMER”
control setting:
l Push the Off/Cancel
pad to return the display
to the time of day.
Method
Z-Using
and Stop Time:
Start
Time
1. Position the oven rack(s) properly and put
food in the oven.
2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode.
Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired
temperature. Push A to raise the temperature
or V to lower the temperature in 5°F increments. Use these pads until the desired
temperature shows on the small display.
After you have set the desired temperature,
the display will show the set temperature and
the time of day. BAKE will light up.
3. Push the Delay Start Time pad. The time of
day with the colon flashing will show on the
display and START TIME will light up.
4. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired stat-l time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows
on the display.
This example shows a desired start time of
2 o’clock.
5. Push the Stop Time pad. The time of day with
the colon flashing will show on the display and
STOP TIME will light up.
6. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired stop time. Push the “up” (A) or “down”
(V) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the
display.
This example shows a desired stop time of
2:30. This provides a cook time of 30 minutes
(the difference between the start and stop
times).
NOTE: If you do not set a stop time, the colon
will flash in the display and STOP and COOK
will flash alternately to remind you to program
a stop time or a cook time. (See page 21 for
instructions on how to set delay start and stop
automatically using Cook Time and Start
Time.)
7. Push the Start/Enter pad. DELAY and BAKE
will light up on the display to show that the
oven is programmed to start at a later time.
NOTE: The display will show “door” and a tone
will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if the
door is latched when you try to bake/roast.
You can change the temperature or time
settings any time after pushing the Start/Enter
pad by repeating just Steps 2 through 6.
6. When the start time is reached, a onesecond tone will sound and DELAY will go off.
The display will show the set cook time. “Lo”“,
HEAT, TIMED and BAKE will light up on the
display to show that the oven is heating. The
display will count down the bakingroasting
time in minutes.
time is corn
9. When the baking/roasting
pleted, the oven will turn off automatically,
beep four times and “End” will show on the
display. You will also hear four 1-second tones
every minute until you push the Off/Cancel
pad.
NOTE: To disable reminder tones, push and
hold the Cook Time pad for 4 seconds. To
reactivate tones, repeat this procedure.
To cancel the MEALTIMER’” control setting:
l Push the Off/Cancel
pad to return the display to
the time of day.
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Method
3-Using
and Stop Time:
Cook
Time
1. Positlon the oven rack(s) properly and put
food in the oven.
2. Push the Bake pad to enter the Bake mode.
Use the Temp pad(s) to set the desired
temperature. Push A to raise the temperature
or V to lower the temperature in 5°F increments. Use these pads until the desired
temperature shows on the small display.
After you have set the desired temperature,
the display will show the set temperature and
the time of day. BAKE will light up.
3. Push the Cook Time pad. “0:OO” with the
colon flashing and COCK TIME will show on
the display.
4. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired cooking time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows
on the display.
This example shows a desired baking/roasting
time of 30 minutes.
5. Push the Stop Time pad. The time of day with
the colon flashing will show on the display and
STOP TIME will light up.
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6. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired stop time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time
shows on the display.
This example shows a desired stop time of
2:30. The oven will automatically start
cooking at 2:00 (the set stop time minus the
set cook time).
7. Push the Start/Enter pad. DELAY and BAKE
will light up on the display to show that the
oven is programmed to start at a later time.
NOTE: The display will show “door” and a
tone will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if
the door is latched when you try to bake/
roast.
You can change the temperature or time
settings any time after pushing the Start/Enter
pad by repeating just Steps 2 through 6.
6. When the start time is reached, a onesecond tone will sound and DELAY will go
off. The display will show the set cook time.
“Lo”“, HEAT, TIMED and BAKE will light up
on the display to show that the oven is
heating. The display will count down the
baking/roasting time in minutes.
9. When the baking/roasting
time is cornpleted, the oven will turn off automatically,
beep four times and “End” will show on the
display. You will also hear four 1-second
tones every minute until you push the Off/
Cancel pad.
NOTE: To disable reminder tones, push and
hold the Cook Time pad for 4 seconds. To
reactivate tones, repeat this procedure.
To cancel the MEALTIMER”
control setting:
l Push the Off/Cancel
pad to return the display to
the time of day.
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To avoid sickness and food waste when
using the MEALTIMEWcontrol:
l Do not let most UNFROZEN
food stand
for more than two hours before cooling
starts.
. Do not allow food to remain in oven for
more than two hours after the end of
cookina cvcle.
NOTE: Do not use foods that will spoil while
waiting for cooking to start. Such foods are:
dishes with milk or eggs, cream soups and
cooked meats or fish. Also, foods containing
baking powder or yeast will not rise properly
when cooked using delay start.
The oven vent
Hot air and moisture escape from the oven
through a vent located at the back of the cooktop.
The vent is needed for air circulation. Do not
block the vent. Poor baking/roasting can result,
Oven vent
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Using The Self-Cleaning
Cycle
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How the cycle works
Beforo
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Setting
the controls
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The Self-Cleaning cycle saves you from the toil and mess that often come with hand-cleaning the oven
interior. Like with other functions of your range, you operate the Self-Cleaning cycle with the easy-touse electronic control. Please review the instructions in this section to keep your oven spotless.
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 does for normal
baking or broiling. This high heat breaks up the
soil or grease and burns it away.
Your oven is preset for a 3-hour SeWCleaning
cycle. However, you can adjust the cycle time to
the amount of soil in your oven. You can set the
cycle anywhere between 2 and 4 hours. (See
“Setting the controls” on page 29.)
The graph at the right is representative of a
normal, 3-hour Seff-Cleaning cycle. Note that the
heating stops when the 3-hour setting is up, but it
takes longer for the oven to cool enough to
unlock
Before
START
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3
llrns
It Hours
you start
Before you start the Self-Cleaning
cycle, make
sure you:
l Handslean
the areas shown. They do not get
hot enough during the cleaning cycle for soil to
burn away. Use hot water and detergent or a
soapy steel-wool pad for cleaning.
NOTE: DO NOT clean, move or bend the seal.
Poor cleaning, baking and roasting may resutt.
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DOORUNLOCKS
Hand-clean
frame
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Remove the broiler pan grkl and any pots
and pans being stored in the oven.
NOTE: You can clean the broiler pan (without
grid) in the oven if you have first removed most
of the soil by hand-cleaning or in a dishwasher.
If most of the soil is not removed, too much
smoking will occur. The chrome broiler pan grid
will discolor if cleaned in the Self-Cleaning
cycle.
Wlpe out any loose soil or grease. This will
help reduce smoke during the cleaning cycle.
Remove the oven racks from the oven if you
want them to remain shiny. You can clean
the oven racks in the Self-Cleaning cycle, but
they will become harder to slide. (See page
35.) If you clean racks in the Self-Cleaning
cycle, place them on the 2nd and 4th rack
guides. (Guides are counted from bottom to
top.)
Heat and odors are normal during the SelfCleaning cycle. Keep the kitchen well ventilated
by opening a window or by turning on a vent
hood or other kitchen vent during the cycle.
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Personal Injury and
Product Damage Hazard
Do not touch the oven during the SelfCleaning cycle. It could burn you.
Do not use commercial oven cleaners in
your oven. Cleaners could produce hazardous fumes or damage the porcelain finish.
Do not leave any foil in the oven during the
Self-Cleaning cycle. Foil could burn or melt
and damage the oven surface.
NOTES:
Do not force the Lock Lever. You could bend
or break it. The lever is designed to stay locked
until the oven is cool enough to safely open.
Wait until it moves freely.
l Do not block
the vent during the Self-Cleaning
cycle. Air must move freely for best cleaning
results.
l Do not leave plastic utensils near the vent.
They may metf.
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the controls
1. Make sure the clock is set to the correct time
of day. (See “Setting the clock” on page 12.)
2. Lift the panel between the oven door and the
control panel. Move the Lock Lever all the
way to the right-the Clean position.
3. To start cleaning Immediately:
Push the Clean pad. A 3-hour Self-Cleaning
cycle will be set automatically. ‘3:OO” with the
colon flashing will show on the large display
and “cln” will show on the small display. TIME
and CLEAN (on right side) and CLEAN (on left
side) will light up.
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If a cleaning cycle other than 3 hours is
desired, use the Hour and Minute pads to set
the desired cleaning time. Push the “up” (A)
or “down” (V) pad(s) until a time between 2-4
hours shows on the display.
l Use 2 hours for light soil.
l Use 3-4 hours for moderate
to heavy soil.
Push the Start/Enter pad. TIMED and HEAT
will light up on the display to show that the
oven is programmed for the Self-Cleaning
cycle.
NOTE: The display will show “door” and a tone
will sound once a minute for 5 minutes if the
door is not latched.
Skip to Step 6.
4. To delay the start using Stop Time:
Push the Clean pad. Push the Stop Time pad.
STOP, TIME, CLEAN and “cln” will light up.
Use the Hour and Minute pads to set the
desired stop time. Push the “up” (A) or “down”
(V) pad(s) until the correct time shows on the
display. The oven will automatically compute
the delay start time by subtracting the set
cleaning time from the set stop time.
Push the Start/Enter pad. DELAY, CLEAN
and the time of day will light up on the display
to show that the oven is programmed to start
the Self-Cleaning cycle at a later time.
Skip to Step 6.
5. To delay the start using Start Time:
Push the Clean pad. Push the Delay Start
Time pad. START, TIME, CLEAN and ‘cln” will
light up. Use the Hour and Minute pads to set
the desired start time. Push the “up” (A) or
“down” (V) pad(s) until the correct time shows
on the display.
Push the Start/Enter pad. DELAY, CLEAN
and the time of day will light up on the display
to show that the oven is programmed to start
the Self-Cleaning cycle at a later time.
After the start time has been set, the
large display will go back to showing the
current time of day. DELAY and CLEAN will
stay on. When the start time is reached,
DELAY will go off, TIMED, CLEAN and
CLEAN TIME will light up and the oven will
start to clean.
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6. After the Self-Cleaning
cycle is started,
LOCKED lights up on the display when the
oven temperature goes above normal baking/
roasting temperatures. The Lock Lever must
not be moved and the door cannot be opened
when LOCKED is on.
7. After the Self-Cleaning
cycle is completed,
the time of day will show on the display.
8. When the oven reacher normal baking/
roasting temperatures,
LOCKED goes off
and “End” and CLEAN TIME come on. Move
the Lock Lever back to the left. DO NOT
FORCE lT. Wait until it moves easily.
To stop the Self-Cleaning
cycle at any time:
1. Push the Off/Cancel pad.
2. When LOCKED goes off, move the Lock
Lever back to the left. DO NOT FORCE lT.
Wait until it moves easily.
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Keep the kitchen well ventilated during the SelfCleaning cycle to help get rid of heat, odors and
smoke.
After the oven is cool, wipe up any residue or
ash with a damp cloth or sponge. If any spots
remain, clean with a mild, abrasive cleanser or
cleaning sponge.
Clean the oven before it gets heavily soiled.
Cleaning a very soiled oven takes longer and
resutts in more smoke than usual.
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tl the Self-Cleaning
cycle does not get the
oven as clean as you expected, the cycle may
not have been set long enough or you may not
have prepared the oven properly. Set the SelfCleaning cycle longer the next time and handclean areas noted on page 28.
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Caring For Your Range
In This
Section
Cleaning
the cooktop
Cleaning
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Your range is designed for easy care. You can do
most cleaning with items found around your
home. Cleaning your range whenever spills or
soiling occurs will help to keep it looking and
operating like new.
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Burn and Electrical Shock Hazard
Make sure all controls are off and the range
is cool before cleaning or servicing.
Failure to do so could result in burns or
electrical shock
Cleaning
the cooktop
This cooktop is designed for easy care. However,
ceramic cooktops need to be maintained differently
than standard electric open-coil elements. Foods
spilled directly on the cooktop will not burn off as
on opencoil elements. Because of this, the
surface should be dust-free and soil-free before
heating.
Your cooktop has been prepolished at the
factory for improved protection and cleanability.
The Cooktop Polishing Creme (included with your
range), paper towels or a sponge, and the razor
scraper included with your range is all you need to
clean your cooktop. For proper cleaning methods,
please review “Cleaning tips” on page 34. Follow
them after each use to ensure top performance
and to preserve that uniquely elegant look.
Personal Injury Hazard
l When removing
heavy or sugary spills from
the hot cooktop, wear oven mitts to prevent
burns.
l Do not use cooktop
cleaner on a hot
cook-top. The cleaner could produce hazardous fumes or damage the cooktop.
l Do not use the range if the cooktop
is
cracked or broken.
Failure to follow these instructions could resutt
in personal injury.
To avoid damaging the cooktop, follow
these instructions:
l Remove
sugary spills before cooktop cools
to prevent pitting.
l Do not use the cooktop
as a cutting board.
l Do not allow anything
that may melt (such
as plastic or aluminum foil) to come in
contact with the surface while it is hot.
l Do not use the ceramic
cooktop to cook
popcorn that comes in prepackaged aluminum containers. The container could leave
aluminum marks on the cooktop that cannot
be removed completely.
l Do not use steel wool, plastic cleaning
pads,
abrasive powdered cleansers, chlorine
bleach, rust remover, ammonia or glass
cleaning products with ammonia. These
could damage the cooktop surface.
l Dropping
heavy or hard objects on the
cooktop could crack it. Be careful with heavy
skillets. Do not store jars or cans above the
cooktop.
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Cleaning
tips
What to use:
l Cooktop
Polishing Creme (included with
your range) with paper towel or clean, damp
sponge -This creme has been developed
especially for cleaning and protecting your
cooktop. When using, follow instructions on
container.
l Razor
scraper (included with your range) Use to remove cooked-on soils from your
ceramic cooktop. Razor blades will not scratch
your cooktop. Store razor blades out of reach
of children.
NOTE: For more information on using the razor
scraper, see back of scraper package.
steps to follow:
1. Most spills can be wiped off easily using a
paper towel or clean, damp sponge as soon
as Hot Surface Indicator Light(s) go off.
2. Rub Cooktop Polishing Creme into cooked-on
soil using a paper towel. If some soil remains,
leave some creme on the spot(s) and follow
Step 3.
3. Carefully scrape spots with the razor scraper.
4. Finish by polishing entire cooktop with Cooktop Polishing Creme and a paper towel.
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Additional tips:
l Sugar
spills and soils (such as jellies and
candy syrups) can cause pitting on the cooktop
if not removed while the ceramic surface is
still warm. Remove as soon as possible after
the spill occurs.
l Remove
dark streaks, specks and discoloration with Cooktop Polishing Creme.
l Remove
metal marks (from copper or aluminum pans) with Cooktop Polishing Creme
before heating the cooktop again. If heated
before cleaning, metal marks may not come off.
l Tiny
scratches or abrasions do not affect
cooking. In time, these will become less visible
as a result of cleaning. To prevent scratches
and abrasions, use Cooktop Polishing Creme
regularly.
l Nonabrasive
cleanser with damp paper
towel or sponge can be used as an alternative
method for removing cooked-on soils. Always
rinse and dry your cooktop thoroughly after
using cleanser to prevent streaking or staining.
To obtain order information for Cooktop
Polishing Creme (Part No. 3184477) or razor
scraper (Part No. 3183488), wrfte to:
Whirlpool Corporation
Attention: Customer Service Dept.
1900 Whirlpool Drive
LaPorte, IN 46350
OR
Call l-800-253-1301 to order. You must have a
major credit card to order by phone.
Cleaning
other
range parts
Use the following table to help you clean all parts of your range.
PART
Control
knobs
HOW TO CLEAN
WHAT TO USE
Sponge and warm, soapy
water
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Turn knobs to OFF and pull straight away
from control panel.
Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly. Do not
soak.
Do not use steel wool or abrasfve
cleansers. They may damage the finish
of the knobs.
Replace knobs. Make sure all knobs point
to OFF.
Sponge and warm, soapy
water
OR
Paper towel and spray
glass cleaner
Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
Uo not use steel wool or abrasive
cleansers. They may damage the finish.
l Do not spray cleaner
directly on panel.
Apply cleaner to paper towel.
NOTE: Make sure you have not turned the
oven on when cleaning panel. If you have,
push the Off/Cancel pad.
Exterior surfaces
(other than cooktop
and control panels)
Sponge and warm, soapy
water
. Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
l Use nonabrasive,
plastic scrubbing pad on
heavily soiled areas.
l Uo not use abrasive
or harsh cleansers.
They may damage the finish.
Broiler pan and grid
(clean after each use)
Steel-wool pad and warm,
soapy water
Oven racks
Steel-wool pad and warm,
soapy water
OR
The Setf-Cleaning cycle
Control
panel
Oven door glass
Paper towel and spray glass
cleaner
OR
Warm, soapy water and a
nonabrasive, plastic scrubbing pad
Oven cavity
Self-Cleaning
cycle
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Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
Do not clean in Self-Cleaning
cycle.
(See note on page 29.)
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Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
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OR
Leave in oven during Self-Cleaning cycle.
NOTE: Racks will permanently discolor and
become harder to slide if left in oven during
Self-Cleaning cycle. Apply a small amount of
vegetable oil to the side rungs to aid sliding.
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Make sure oven is cool.
Follow directions provided with the
cleaner.
Wash, rinse and dry thoroughly.
See “Using The Self-Cleaning
pages 26-31.
Cycle” on
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The oven light
The oven light will come on when you open the
oven door. To turn the light on when the oven
door is closed, use the Oven Light Switch on the
control panel.
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l
Electrical Shock and
Personal Injury Hazard
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
burns.
The bulb cover must be in place when
using the oven. The cover protects the
bulb from breaking, and from high oven
temperatures. Because bulb cover is
made of glass, be careful not to drop it.
Broken glass could cause injury.
To replace the oven light:
1. Disconnect appliance at the main power
supply.
2. Remove the glass bulb cover in the back of
the oven by screwing it out counterclockwise.
3. Remove the light bulb from its socket,
Replace the bulb with a 40-watt appliance
bulb.
4. Replace the bulb cover by screwing it in
clockwise. Reconnect appliance at the main
power supply.
NOTE: The oven light will not work during the
Self-Cleaning cycle.
36
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. When calling our Consumer Assistance Center for help
or calling for service, please provide a detailed description of the problem, your appliance’s complete
model and serial numbers and the purchase date. (See page 2.) This information will help us respond
properly to your request.
1. Before
calling
for assistance
...
Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Please
check the chart below for problems you can fix. It could save you the cost of a service call.
PROBLEM
Nothing
operate
will
The oven will not
operate
!
POSSIBLE
CAUSE
!
SOLUTION
The unit is not wired into a live
circuit with proper voltage.
Wire the unit into a live circuit with proper
voltage. (See Installation Instructions.)
A household fuse has blown or a
circuit breaker has tripped.
Replace household fuse or reset circuit
breaker.
You have not set the electronic
control correctly.
Refer to pages 14-27 for setting the
electronic control.
You have programmed
delayed start time.
Wait for the start time to be reached.
a
A household fuse has blown or a
circuit breaker has tripped.
Replace household fuse or reset circuit
breaker.
You are not setting the control
knobs correctly.
Push control knobs in before turning to a
setting.
Control knob(s)
will not turn
You are not pushing in before
turning.
Push control knob(s) in before turning to a
setting.
The Self-Cleaning cycle will not
operate
The range clock does not show
the correct time of day.
Reset clock to show the correct time of
day. (See page 12.)
The Lock Lever is not in the
Clean position-all the way to the
right.
Move Lock Lever all the way to the right.
You have programmed
delayed start time.
Wait for the start time to be reached.
The surface units
will not operate
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on next page
37
I-IlUDLCM
Cooking results
ara not what you
expected
“Fl” or “F3”
shows on the
display
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rn”L”
bH”JC
Level range. (See Installation
tions.)
The range is not level.
The oven temperature
low or too high.
I ,“I.
seems too
Instruc-
Adjust the oven temperature control. (See
“Adjusting the oven temperature control”
on page 15.)
You have not preheated the
oven as the recipe calls for.
Preheat oven when called for in recipe.
The recipe has never been
tested or is not from a reliable
source.
Use only tested recipes from a reliable
source.
The pan used is not the type or
size recommended in the recipe.
Refer to a reliable cookbook for recommended pan type and size.
There is not proper air circulation
around pan when baking.
Allow 1% to 2 inches (4-5 cm) of air space
on all sides of pan. There must be a
minimum space of 1 inch (2.5 cm).
Cooking utensil does not fit the
surface unit being used.
Pan should be the same size or slightly
larger than surface unit being used.
There has been a power failure.
Reset the clock (See page 12.)
Call for service. (See Step 3 on page 39.)
2. If you need
assistance
. ..
Call Whirlpool Consumer Assistance
Center
telephone number. Dial toll-free from any
where in the U.S.A.:
1-800-253-l 301
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.
If you prefer, write to:
Mr. William Clark
Consumer Assistance Representative
Whirlpool Corporation
2000 N State Route 63
Benton Harbor, Ml 49022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your
correspondence.
3. If you need service
* WAalMNa
DRYERS,
(Emqb:
replace-
FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool
Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol
of quality whenever you need a replacement part
for your Whirlpool@ appliance. FSP replacement
parts will fit right and work right, because they
are made to the same exacting specifications
used to build every new Whirlpool appliance.
To locate FSP replacement parts in your area,
refer to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool
Consumer Assistance Center number in Step 2.
5. If you are not satisfied
how the problem
was
solved . . .
l
...
Whirlpool has a nationwide
network of authorized
Whirlpool@ sewice companies. Whirlpool service
technicians are trained to
fulfill the product warranty and provide afterwarranty service, anywhere in the United States.
To locate the authorized Whirlpool service
company in your area, call our Consumer
Assistance Center telephone number (see
Step 2) or look in your telephone directory
Yellow Pages under:
‘APPUAMCE-HOUSEHOLD
MAIOR,
SERVICE L REPNR
4. If you need FSP
ment parts . . .
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with
Contact the Major Appliance Consumer Action
Panel (MACAP). MACAP is a group of independent consumer experts that voices consumer views at the highest levels of the major
appliance industry.
Contact MACAP only when the dealer,
authorized servicer and Whirlpool have failed
to resolve your problem.
Major Appliance Consumer Action Panel
20 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
MACAP will in turn inform us of your action.
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39
WHIRLPOOL@
CleanTop” Electric Range
Warranty
LENGTH OF WARRANTY
WHIRLPOOL
FULL ONE-YEAR
WARRANTY
From Date of Purchase
FSP@ replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials
or workmanship. Service must be provided by an authorized Whirlpool
sewice company.
FULL FIVE-YEAR
WARRANTY
From Date of Purchase
FSP replacement parts and repair labor for CleanTop ceramic cooktop
to the original purchaser of this product. Whirlpool warrants that:
-The ceramic cooktop will not discolor
-The ceramic cooktop pattern will not wear off
-The ceramic cooktop will not crack due to thermal shock
-The surface units will not burn out
LlMlTED WARRANTY
FOR LIFE OF THE
PRODUCT
Second Year Through Life
of Product From Date of
Purchase
FSP replacement
WHIRLPOOL
WlLL PAY FOR
parts for control knobs.
WlLL NOT PAY FOR
A. Service calls to:
1. Correct the installation of your range.
2. Instruct you how to use your range.
3. Replace house fuses or correct house wiring.
4. Replace owner accessible light bulbs.
B. Repairs when your range is used in other than normal, single-family household use.
C. Pickup and delivery. Your range is designed to be repaired in the home.
D. Damage to your range caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not
approved by Whirlpool.
E. Any labor costs during limited warranty.
F. Repairs to CleanTop ceramic cooktop ti it has not been cared for as recommended in this Use and
Care Guide.
G. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Outside the United States, a different warranty may apply. For details, please contact your
authorized Whirlpool distributor or military exchange.
If you need service, first see the “Assistance or Service” section of this book. After checking “Assistance
or Service,” additional help can be found by calling our Consumer Assistance Center telephone number,
i-800-253-1301,
from anywhere in the U.S.A.
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