Whirlpool FGP337G Use & care guide

STANDARD CLEANING
GAS RANGE
Use & Care Guide
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Table of Contents...................................................2
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INSTRUCTION BOOK WITH THE UNIT.
TO THE CONSUMER: PLEASE READ AND KEEP
THIS BOOK FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
MODEL FGP337G
8522408
TABLE OF CONTENTS
RANGE SAFETY ......................................................................... 3
The Anti-Tip Bracket ....................................................................4
PARTS AND FEATURES ............................................................ 5
COOKTOP USE ..............................................................................6
Cooktop Controls.........................................................................6
Sealed Surface Burners ...............................................................6
Home Canning .............................................................................7
Cookware .....................................................................................7
OVEN USE.......................................................................................8
Electronic Clock/Timer.................................................................8
Display..........................................................................................8
Clock ............................................................................................8
Timer.............................................................................................8
Oven Temperature Control ..........................................................8
Aluminum Foil...............................................................................9
Positioning Racks and Bakeware ................................................9
Bakeware....................................................................................10
Oven Vent...................................................................................10
Baking and Roasting..................................................................10
Broiling........................................................................................10
RANGE CARE ...............................................................................11
Removing the Oven Bottom ......................................................11
General Cleaning........................................................................12
Oven Door ..................................................................................13
Storage Drawer ..........................................................................13
TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................14
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE.........................................................15
WARRANTY ..................................................................................16
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RANGE SAFETY
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all
safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or
“WARNING.” These words mean:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
WARNING: If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion
may result causing property damage, personal injury or death.
– Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this
or any other appliance.
– WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electrical switch.
• Do not use any phone in your building.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's
instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
– Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or
the gas supplier.
The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list
of substances known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm, and
requires businesses to warn of potential exposure to such substances.
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or
other reproductive harm.
This appliance can cause low-level exposure to some of the substances listed, including benzene, formaldehyde,
carbon monoxide, toluene, and soot.
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The Anti-Tip Bracket
The range will not tip during normal use. However, the range can tip if you apply too much force or weight to the open door
without the anti-tip bracket fastened down properly.
WARNING
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
Connect anti-tip bracket to rear range foot.
Reconnect the anti-tip bracket, if the range is moved.
See the installation instructions for details.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or serious burns to children
and adults.
Anti-Tip Bracket
Making sure the anti-tip bracket is installed:
• Slide range forward.
• Look for the anti-tip bracket securely attached to floor.
• Slide range back so rear range foot is under anti-tip bracket.
Range Foot
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical
shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the
range, follow basic precautions, including the
following:
■ WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
TIPPING OF THE RANGE, THE RANGE MUST BE
SECURED BY PROPERLY INSTALLED ANTI-TIP
DEVICES. TO CHECK IF THE DEVICES ARE
INSTALLED PROPERLY, SLIDE RANGE FORWARD,
LOOK FOR ANTI-TIP BRACKET SECURELY
ATTACHED TO FLOOR, AND SLIDE RANGE BACK
SO REAR RANGE FOOT IS UNDER ANTI-TIP
BRACKET.
■ CAUTION: Do not store items of interest to
children in cabinets above a range or on the
backguard of a range – children climbing on the
range to reach items could be seriously injured.
■ Proper Installation – The range, when installed, must
be electrically grounded in accordance with local
codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. Be sure the
range is properly installed and grounded by a
qualified technician.
■ This range is equipped with a three-prong grounding
plug for your protection against shock hazard and
should be plugged directly into a properly grounded
receptacle. Do not cut or remove the grounding prong
from this plug.
Disconnect the electrical supply before servicing the
appliance.
■ Never Use the Range for Warming or Heating the
Room.
■ Injuries may result from the misuse of appliance doors
or drawers such as stepping, leaning, or sitting on the
doors or drawers.
■ Maintenance – Keep range area clear and free from
combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable
vapors and liquids.
■ Storage in or on the Range – Flammable materials
should not be stored in an oven or near surface units.
■ Top burner flame size should be adjusted so it does
not extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil.
For self-cleaning ranges –
■ Before Self-Cleaning the Oven – Remove broiler pan
and other utensils. Wipe off all excessive spillage
before initiating the cleaning cycle.
■
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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PARTS AND FEATURES
Control Panels
2
1. Electronic Clock/Timer
1. Surface Burner Locator
2. Left Rear Control
2. Oven Temperature Control
3. Left Front Control
4. Right Front Control
5. Right Rear Control
Range
9
1
10
2
11
3
4
12
13
5
6
14
7
8
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Oven Vent
Left Rear Surface Burner
Left Front Surface Burner
Surface Burner Grate
Anti-Tip Bracket
6. Door Stop Clip
7. Model and Serial Number Plate
(behind left side of storage drawer)
8. Storage Drawer
9. Oven Control Panel
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
Right Rear Surface Burner
Right Front Surface Burner
Cooktop Control Panel
Door Gasket
Gas Regulator
5
Power failure
COOKTOP USE
In case of prolonged power failure, the surface burners can be lit
manually. Hold a lit match near a burner and turn knob
counterclockwise to LIGHT. After burner lights, turn knob to
setting.
Cooktop Controls
Sealed Surface Burners
WARNING
1
4
2
Fire Hazard
Do not let the burner flame extend beyond the
edge of the pan.
5
Turn off all controls when not cooking.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.
Electric ignitors automatically light the surface burners when
control knobs are turned to LIGHT.
Before setting a control knob, place filled cookware on the grate.
Do not operate a burner using empty cookware or while the grate
is unoccupied.
To Set:
1. Push in and turn knob counterclockwise to LIGHT.
All four surface burners will click. Only the burner with the
control knob turned to LIGHT will produce a flame.
2. Use the following chart as a guide when setting heat levels.
SETTING
RECOMMENDED USE
LIGHT
■
Light the burner.
HIGH
■
Start food cooking.
■
Bring liquid to a boil.
■
Hold a rapid boil.
■
Quickly brown or sear food.
■
Fry or sauté foods.
■
Cook soups, sauces and gravies.
■
Stew or steam foods.
■
Keep food warm.
■
Melt chocolate or butter.
■
Simmer.
BETWEEN
HIGH and LOW
LOW
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3
1. Burner cap
2. Burner base
3. Alignment pins
4. Ignitor
5. Gas tube opening
IMPORTANT: Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and
ventilation air around the burner grate edges.
Burner cap: Always keep the burner cap in place when using a
surface burner. A clean burner cap will help prevent poor ignition
and uneven flames. Always clean the burner cap after a spill-over
and routinely remove and clean the caps according to the
“General Cleaning” section.
Gas tube opening: Gas must flow freely throughout the gas tube
opening for the burner to light properly. Keep this area free of
soil and do not allow spills, food, cleaning agents or any
other material to enter the gas tube opening. Protect it from
spillovers by always using a burner cap.
1
2
1. 1-1¹⁄₂" (25-38 mm)
2. Burner ports
Burner ports: Check burner flames occasionally for proper size
and shape as shown below. A good flame is blue in color, not
yellow. Keep this area free of soil and do not allow spills, food,
cleaning agents or any other material to enter the burner ports.
To Clean:
IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and
the oven and cooktop are cool. Do not use oven cleaners, bleach
or rust removers.
1. Remove the burner cap from the burner base and clean
according to “General Cleaning” section.
2. Clean the gas tube opening with a damp cloth.
3. Clean clogged burner ports with a straight pin as shown. Do
not enlarge or distort the port. Do not use a wooden
toothpick. If the burner needs to be adjusted, call a qualified
technician for service.
Cookware
IMPORTANT: Never leave empty cookware on a hot surface
cooking area, element or surface burner.
Ideal cookware should have a flat bottom, straight sides, a wellfitting lid and the material should be of medium-to-heavy
thickness.
Cookware material is a factor in how quickly and evenly heat is
transferred, which affects cooking results. A non-stick finish has
the same characteristics as its base material. For example,
aluminum cookware with a non-stick finish will take on the
properties of aluminum.
Use the following chart as a guide for cookware material
characteristics.
COOKWARE
CHARACTERISTICS
*Aluminum
■
Heats quickly and evenly.
■
Suitable for all types of cooking.
■
Medium or heavy thickness is best for
most cooking tasks.
■
Heats slowly and evenly.
■
Good for browning and frying.
■
Maintains heat for slow cooking.
■
Rough surfaces may scratch cooktop.
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
■
Rough surfaces may scratch cooktop.
■
Heats slowly, but unevenly.
■
Ideal results on low to medium heat
settings.
*Copper
■
Heats very quickly and evenly.
Earthenware
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
■
Use on low heat settings.
Porcelain
enamel-onsteel or cast
iron
■
See stainless steel or cast iron.
Stainless steel
■
Heats quickly, but unevenly.
■
A core or base of aluminum or copper
on stainless steel provides even
heating.
4. Replace the burner cap, making sure the alignment pins on
the cap are properly aligned with the burner base.
Cast iron
1
2
Ceramic or
Ceramic glass
1. Incorrect
2. Correct
5. Turn on the burner. If the burner does not light, check cap
alignment. If the burner still does not light, do not service the
sealed burner yourself, contact a designated service
technician.
Home Canning
When canning for long periods, alternate the use of surface
cooking areas, elements or surface burners between batches.
This allows time for the surrounding areas to cool.
■ Center the canner on the grate or largest surface cooking
area or element. Canners should not extend more than 1 in.
(2.5 cm) outside the cooking area.
■
Do not place canner on two surface cooking areas, elements
or surface burners at the same time.
■
On ceramic glass models, only use flat-bottomed canners.
■
On coil element models, the installation of a Canning Unit Kit
is recommended. If not installed, the life of the coil element
will be shortened. See “Assistance or Service” for ordering
instructions.
■
For more information, contact your local U.S. Government
Agricultural Department Extension Office. In Canada, contact
Agriculture Canada. Companies who manufacture home
canning products can also offer assistance.
*Aluminum and copper may be used as a core or base in
cookware. When used as a base it can leave permanent marks
on the cooktop or grates.
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Timer
OVEN USE
The Timer can be set in minutes and seconds or hours and
minutes and counts down the set time. The Timer does not start
or stop the oven.
Electronic Clock/Timer
1
2
To Set:
3
1. Press TIMER.
The colon will flash during timer programming.
To display the time of day while the Timer is counting down,
press CLOCK. Time of day will be displayed 5 seconds
before returning to the Timer countdown.
2. Press the “up” or “down” arrow pads to set length of time.
3. Press TIMER.
The Timer will begin counting down 5 seconds after the time
is set.
When there is one minute of time remaining, a single tone will
sound and the display will begin counting down in seconds.
When the Timer reaches zero, the display will show “End”
and four 1-second tones will sound.
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1. Clock
2. Display
4
3. Increase
4. Decrease
To Cancel: Press TIMER twice in the timer mode.
Oven Temperature Control
5. Timer
Display
When power is first supplied to the appliance, everything on the
display will light up for 5 seconds. Then, the time of day and “PF”
will appear on the display.
Any other time “PF” appears, a power failure occurred. Reset the
clock. See “Clock” section.
When the oven is not in use, the display will show the time of day.
IMPORTANT: Do not use a thermometer to measure oven
temperature because opening the oven door and element or
burner cycling may 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 only.
A minus sign means the oven will be cooler by the displayed
amount. No sign means the oven will be warmer by the displayed
amount. Use the following chart as a guide.
ADJUSTMENT °F
COOKS FOOD
10°F
...a little more
This is a 12 hour clock and does not show a.m. or p.m.
20°F
...moderately more
To Set:
30°F
...much more
Before setting, make sure the oven and Timer are off.
1. Press CLOCK.
The colon will flash during clock programming.
-10°F
...a little less
-20°F
...moderately less
-30°F
...much less
Clock
2. Press the “up” or “down” arrow pads to set the time of day.
The time can be changed in either small or 10 minute
increments by pressing a pad briefly or by pressing and
holding a pad.
3. Press CLOCK. The colon will stop flashing when the clock is
active.
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To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration:
1. Make sure the oven temperature control knob is in the OFF
position. Pull oven temperature control knob straight off and
turn it over.
2. Loosen the locking screws inside the oven temperature
control knob.
2
Aluminum Foil
IMPORTANT: Do not line the oven bottom with any type of foil,
liners or cookware because permanent damage will occur to the
oven bottom finish.
■ Do not block or cover the oven bottom vents.
■
Do not cover entire rack with foil because air must be able to
move freely for best cooking results.
■
To catch spills, place foil on rack below dish. Make sure foil is
at least 1 in. (2.5 cm) larger than the dish and that it is turned
up at the edges.
Positioning Racks and Bakeware
IMPORTANT: Never place food or bakeware directly on the oven
door or bottom. Permanent damage will occur to the porcelain
finish
RACKS
Position racks before turning the oven on. 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, then lift
out. Use the following illustration and chart as a guide.
1
1. Locking Screws
2. Notches
3. Adjust temperature.
To lower the temperature, hold the knob handle firmly and
turn skirt counterclockwise to move the tooth a notch to the
left.
To raise the temperature, hold the knob handle firmly and turn
the skirt clockwise to move the tooth a notch to the right.
Each notch equals about 5°F.
FOOD
2
1
3
1. Notches
2. Tooth
3. Skirt
4. Tighten the locking screws and replace knob.
RACK POSITION
Frozen pies, large roasts, turkeys,
angel food cakes
1 or 2
Bundt cakes, most quick breads, yeast
breads, casseroles, meats
2
Cookies, biscuits, muffins, cakes, non
frozen pies
2 or 3
Extra large items
Extra oven rack
BAKEWARE
To cook food evenly, hot air must be able to circulate. Allow 2 in.
(5 cm) of space around bakeware and oven walls. Use the
following chart as a guide.
NUMBER OF
PAN(S)
POSITION ON RACK
1
Center of rack.
2
Side by side or slightly staggered.
3 or 4
Opposite corners on each rack. Make sure
bakeware is not directly over another.
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Bakeware
The bakeware material affects cooking results. Follow
manufacturer’s recommendations and use the bakeware size
recommended in the recipe. Use the following chart as a guide.
RECOMMENDATIONS
BAKEWARE/
RESULTS
Light colored
aluminum
■ Light golden
crusts
Baking and Roasting
Before baking and roasting, position the racks according to the
“Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. When roasting, it is
not necessary to wait for the oven to preheat before putting food
in, unless recommended in the recipe.
To Bake or Roast:
1. Push in and turn the oven control knob to the desired
temperature setting. The set temperature will appear in the
display for 5 seconds.
2. Place food in oven.
The bake and roasting elements will turn on and off to keep
the oven temperature at the setting.
■
Use temperature and time
recommended in recipe.
■
May reduce baking temperatures
25°F.
■
Use suggested baking time.
■
For pies, breads and casseroles, use
temperature recommended in
recipe.
■
Place rack in center of oven.
Insulated cookie
sheets or baking
pans
■ Little or no
bottom
browning
■
Place in the bottom third of oven.
Broiling uses direct radiant heat to cook food. Changing the
temperature when broiling allows more precise control. The lower
the temperature, the slower the cooking. Thicker cuts and
unevenly shaped pieces of meat, fish and poultry may cook
better at lower broiling temperatures.
■ Use only the broiler pan and grid provided with the range. It is
designed to drain juices and help prevent spatter and smoke.
■
May need to increase baking time.
■
For proper draining, do not cover the grid with foil. The
bottom of the pan may be lined with aluminum foil for easier
cleaning.
■
Trim excess fat to reduce spattering. Slit the remaining fat on
the edges to prevent curling.
Stainless steel
■ Light, golden
crusts
■
■
Pull out oven rack to stop position before turning or removing
food. Use tongs to turn food to avoid the loss of juices. Very
thin cuts of fish, poultry or meat may not need to be turned.
■
After broiling, remove the pan from the oven when removing
the food. Drippings will bake on the pan if left in the heated
oven, making cleaning more difficult.
■
Even browning
3. Push in and turn oven control knob to OFF when finished.
Dark aluminum
and other
bakeware with
dark, dull and/or
non-stick finish
■ Brown, crisp
crusts
■
May need to increase baking time.
Uneven
browning
Stoneware
■ Crisp crusts
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
Ovenproof
glassware,
ceramic glass or
ceramic
■ Brown, crisp
crusts
■
May reduce baking temperatures
25°F.
Oven Vent
1
1. Oven Vent
The oven vent releases hot air and moisture from the oven, and
should not be blocked or covered. Doing so will cause poor air
circulation, affecting cooking and cleaning results. Never set
plastics, paper or other items that could melt or burn near the
oven vent.
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Broiling
Before broiling, position rack according to Broiling Chart. It is not
necessary to preheat the oven before putting food in unless
recommended in the recipe. Position food on grid in the broiler
pan, then place it in the center of the oven rack. Close the door to
the broil stop position to ensure proper broiling temperature.
To Broil:
1. Push in and turn oven control knob to BROIL.
2. After broiling, turn the oven control knob to OFF.
RANGE CARE
Broiling Chart
For best results, place food 3 in. (7 cm) or more from the broil
element. Times are guidelines only and may need to be adjusted
for individual foods and tastes. Recommended rack positions are
numbered from the bottom (1) to the top (5). For diagram, see the
“Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
FOOD
RACK
POSITION
COOK
TIME
minutes
Side 1
Side 2
Steak
1 in. (2.5 cm) thick
medium rare
medium
well done
4
4
4
14-15
15-16
18-19
7-8
8-9
9-10
*Ground meat patties
³|₄ in. (2 cm) thick
well done
4
13-14
7-8
Pork chops
1 in. (2.5 cm) thick
4
20-22
10-11
Ham slice, precooked
¹|₂ in. (1.25 cm) thick
4
8-10
4-5
Frankfurters
4
5-7
3-4
Lamb chops
1 in. (2.5 cm) thick
4
14-17
8-9
Chicken
bone-in pieces
boneless breasts
3
4
17-20
11-16
17-20
11-16
4
8-10
4-5
4
16-18
8-9
Fish
Fillets ¹|₄- ¹|₂ in.
(.6-1.25 cm) thick
Steaks ³|₄- 1 in.
(2-2.5 cm) thick
Removing the Oven Bottom
The oven bottom can be removed for standard cleaning of the
oven.
Before cleaning, make sure the oven is completely cool.
To Remove:
1. Remove the oven racks.
2. Remove the two hold-down screws located at the rear of the
oven.
1. Hold-down Screws
3. Place fingers in the slots in the bottom panel.
4. Lift the rear of the panel up and back.
The lip at the front of the panel should clear the front frame of
the oven cavity.
* Place up to 9 patties, equally spaced, on broiler grid.
1. Lip
5. Lift the bottom up and out.
To Replace:
Reverse the steps above.
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SURFACE BURNERS
General Cleaning
IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and
the oven and cooktop are cool. Always follow label instructions
on cleaning products.
Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless
otherwise noted.
EXTERIOR PORCELAIN ENAMEL SURFACES
(on some models)
Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should
be cleaned as soon as the entire appliance is cool. These spills
may affect the finish.
■ Glass cleaner, mild liquid cleaner or non-abrasive scrubbing
pad:
Sealed Burner models
See “Sealed Surface Burners” section.
Open Burner models
See “Open Burners” section.
COOKTOP CONTROLS
Do not use steel wool, abrasive cleansers or oven cleaner.
Do not soak.
When replacing knobs, make sure knobs are in the OFF position.
On some models, do not remove seals under knobs.
■ Soap and water or dishwasher:
Pull knobs straight away from control panel to remove.
Gently clean around the model and serial number plate
because scrubbing may remove numbers.
CONTROL PANEL
STAINLESS STEEL (on some models)
Do not use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop
Polishing Creme, steel-wool pads, gritty wash cloths or some
paper towels. Damage may occur.
Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging.
■ Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish (not included):
Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty wash cloths
or some paper towels. Damage may occur.
■ Glass cleaner and soft cloth or sponge:
Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on
panel.
OVEN CAVITY
See “Assistance or Service” section to order.
Liquid detergent or all-purpose cleaner:
■
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Vinegar for hard water spots
■
Do not use commercial oven cleaners.
Food spills should be cleaned when oven cools. At high
temperatures, foods react with porcelain and staining, etching,
pitting or faint white spots can result.
OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR
Glass cleaner and paper towels or non-abrasive plastic
scrubbing pad:
■
OVEN RACKS
■
Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge, not directly on
panel.
BROILER PAN AND GRID
■
PORCELAIN-COATED GRATES AND CAPS
Food spills containing acids, such as vinegar and tomato, should
be cleaned as soon as the cooktop, grates and caps are cool.
These spills may affect the finish.
To avoid chipping, do not bang grates and caps against each
other or hard surfaces such as cast iron cookware.
Do not reassemble caps on burners while wet.
■ Non-abrasive plastic scrubbing pad and mildly abrasive
cleanser:
Clean as soon as cooktop, grates and caps are cool.
■
Dishwasher (grates only, not caps):
Use the most aggressive cycle.
Steel wool pad
Mildly abrasive cleanser:
Scrub with wet scouring pad.
■
Solution of ¹|₂ cup (125 mL) ammonia to 1 gallon (3.75 L)
water:
Soak for 20 minutes, then scrub with scouring or steel wool
pad.
■
Oven cleaner:
Follow product label instructions.
Porcelain enamel only, not chrome
■ Dishwasher
STORAGE DRAWER
Make sure drawer is cool and empty before cleaning.
For more information, see “Storage Drawer” section.
■ Mild detergent
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To Replace:
Oven Door
1. Use a putty knife or screwdriver and insert it at the bottom
corner of the door stop clip.
1. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers on the front of
the door and your thumbs on the inside surface.
2. Hold oven door so that the top edge of each hinge hanger is
horizontal. Insert hinge hangers into the front frame hinge
slots.
3. Tilt top of door toward range. Slide hinge hangers down onto
front frame support pins. Make sure the hinge hangers are
fully seated and engaged on the support pins.
2. Pry door stop clip free and remove from front frame hinge
slot. Take care not to scratch finish.
3. Repeat procedure for other door stop clip.
4. Insert the door stop clip with the angular surface at the top of
the frame hinge slot, then push in the bottom of the clip until
flanges are flush with the front frame.
For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven
door. However, if necessary, follow these instructions. The oven
door is heavy.
Before Removing:
To Remove:
1. Open the oven door. Insert door removal pins, included with
your range, into both hinge hangers. Do not remove the pins
while the door is removed from the range.
5. Open the door completely and remove the door removal pins.
Save door removal pins for future use.
6. Close the door.
2. Carefully close the door until it rests against the door removal
pins.
3. Grasp the door on the sides with your fingers on the front of
the door and your thumbs on the inside surface.
4. Pull door straight up, then toward you. Hinge hangers will
slide out of front frame hinge slot. Do not remove door
removal pins until the door is replaced on the range.
Storage Drawer
The storage drawer can be removed. Before removing, make sure
drawer is cool and empty.
To Remove:
1. Pull drawer straight out to the first stop.
2. Lift up the back of the drawer and pull out.
To Replace:
1. Fit the ends of the drawer rails into the guides in the cavity.
2. Slide the drawer closed.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Surface burner sparks
■
Is the control knob in the light position?
It is normal for all four burners to spark when a burner has
been turned on and the knob is in the light position.
■
Is there continuous sparking?
Continuous sparking may be caused by a faulty module or
spark switch. Contact a service technician or see “Assistance
and Service” section.
Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the
cost of an unnecessary service call.
Nothing will operate
■
Is the power supply cord unplugged?
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
■
Has a household fuse been blown or has the circuit
breaker been tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit.
Excessive heat around cookware on cooktop
■
Surface burners will not operate
■
Is this the first time the surface burners have been used?
Turn on any one of the surface burner knobs to release air
from the gas lines.
■
Is the control knob set correctly?
Push in knob before turning to a setting.
■
Are the burner ports clogged?
On sealed burner models, see “Sealed Surface Burners”
section.
Cooktop cooking results not what expected
■
Is the proper cookware being used?
See “Cookware” section.
■
Is the control knob set to the proper heat level?
See “Cooktop Controls” section.
■
Is the appliance level?
Level the appliance. See the Installation Instructions.
Surface burner flames are uneven, yellow and/or noisy
■
Are the burner ports clogged?
On sealed burner models, see “Sealed Surface Burners”
section.
■
On models with caps, are the burner caps positioned
properly?
See “Sealed Surface Burners” section.
■
Is the burner damaged?
On models with caps, look for a warped cap. If cap will spin
freely on a flat surface, painted side down, the cap is warped.
Switch cap with a different surface burner to check for further
warping. Contact a service technician or see “Assistance or
Service” section.
Is propane gas being used?
The appliance may have been converted improperly.
Contact a service technician or see “Assistance and Service”
section.
■
Oven will not operate
■
Is this the first time the oven has been used?
Turn any one of the surface burner knobs on to release air
from the gas lines.
■
Is the Electronic Clock/Timer set correctly?
See “Electronic Clock/Timer” section.
Oven burner flames are yellow or noisy
■
Is the burner wet?
Let it dry.
Is propane gas being used?
The appliance may have been converted improperly. Contact
a service technician or see “Assistance or Service” section.
Cooling fan runs during baking, broiling or cleaning
■
Surface burner makes popping noises
■
Is the cookware the proper size?
Use cookware about the same size as the surface cooking
area, element or surface burner. Cookware should not extend
more than 1 in. (2.5 cm) outside the cooking area.
It is normal for the fan to automatically run while the oven is in
use to cool the electronic control.
Oven temperature too high or too low
■
Does the oven temperature calibration need adjustment?
See “Oven Temperature Control” section.
Oven will not operate
■
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Is the electronic clock/timer set correctly?
See “Electronic Clock/Timer” section.
Oven cooking results not what expected
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
■
Is the appliance level?
Level the appliance. See the Installation Instructions.
■
Is the proper temperature set?
Double-check the recipe in a reliable cookbook.
■
Is the proper oven temperature calibration set?
See “Oven Temperature Control” section.
■
Was the oven preheated?
See “Baking and Roasting” section.
■
Is the proper bakeware being used?
See “Bakeware” section.
■
Are the racks positioned properly?
See “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
■
Is there proper air circulation around bakeware?
See “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
■
Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan?
Check to make sure batter is level in the pan.
■
Is the proper length of time being used?
Adjust cooking time.
■
Has the oven door been opened while cooking?
Oven peeking releases oven heat and can result in longer
cooking times.
■
Installation information.
■
Use and maintenance procedures.
■
Are baked items too brown on the bottom?
Move rack to higher position in the oven.
■
Accessory and repair parts sales.
■
■
Are pie crust edges browning early?
Use aluminum foil to cover the edge of the crust.
Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking, hearing
impaired, limited vision, etc.).
■
Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors, and
service companies. Whirlpool designated service technicians
are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide afterwarranty service, anywhere in the United States.
Before calling for assistance or service, please check
“Troubleshooting.” It may save you the cost of a service call. If
you still need help, follow the instructions below.
When calling, please know the purchase date and the complete
model and serial number of your appliance. This information will
help us to better respond to your request.
If you need replacement parts
If you need to order replacement parts, we recommend that you
®
®
only use FSP replacement parts. FSP replacement parts will fit
right and work right because they are made with the same
®
precision used to build every new ROPER appliance.
®
To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, call our Customer
Interaction Center telephone number or your nearest designated
service center.
Call the Customer Interaction Center toll free at:
1-800-44-ROPER (1-800-447-6737).
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your
area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow
Pages.
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool
Corporation with any questions or concerns at:
Roper Brand Home Appliances
Customer Interaction Center
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
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ROPER® RANGE WARRANTY
ONE-YEAR FULL WARRANTY
For one year from the date of purchase, when this appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or
furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP® replacement parts and repair labor costs to correct defects in
materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company.
Whirlpool Corporation will not pay for:
1. Service calls to correct the installation of your appliance, to instruct you how to use your appliance, to replace house fuses or
correct house wiring or plumbing, or to replace light bulbs.
2. Repairs when your appliance is used in other than normal, single-family household use.
3. Pickup and delivery. Your appliance is designed to be repaired in the home.
4. Damage resulting from accident, alteration, misuse, abuse, fire, flood, improper installation, acts of God, or use of products not
approved by Whirlpool Corporation.
5. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
6. Replacement parts or repair labor cost for units operated outside the United States.
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 exclusion or limitation 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 50 United States this warranty does not apply. Contact your authorized Roper dealer to determine if another
warranty applies.
If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of this book. After checking “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found
by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling the Customer Interaction Center toll free at 1-800-44-ROPER
(1-800-447-6737) from anywhere in the U.S.A. Outside the U.S., contact your authorized Roper dealer.
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Keep this book and your sales slip together for future
reference. You must provide proof of purchase or
installation date for in-warranty service.
Write down the following information about your appliance to
better help you obtain assistance or service if you ever need it.
You will need to know your complete model number and serial
number. You can find this information on the model and serial
number label/plate, located on your appliance as shown in the
“Parts and Features” section.
Dealer name____________________________________________________
Address ________________________________________________________
Phone number __________________________________________________
Model number __________________________________________________
Serial number __________________________________________________
Purchase date __________________________________________________
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