4’ I Model SS3004SR Contents Page BEFORE YOU USE YOUR RANGE. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS PARTS AND FEATURES USING YOUR RANGE. Using the Surface Burners Using the Oven Control Baking Broiling Oven Vent LIGHTING STANDING PILOTS Caring for Your Range. Control Panel 2 01986 Whirlpool Surface Burner Grates Lift-Up Cooktop Surface Burners Oven Door Standard Oven Cleaning Cleaning Chart.. If you Need Service or Assistance, 1. Before Calling for Assistance 2. If You Need Assistance. 3. If You Need Service 4. If You Have a Problem Page 11 11 12 12 12 13 14 14 15 15 15 Corporation Before you use your range Read and carefully follow packed wlth your range. Read this Use 81Care Guide Information. the “INSTALLATION and the Cooking INSTRUCTIONS” Guide for important safety You are personally responsible for: l Reading and following all safety precautions in this Use & Care Guide and the Cooking Guide. l Having your range installed by a qualified installer. l Installing the range where it is protected from the elements, and on a level floor strong enough to hold its weight. . Having your range properly connected to electrical supply and grounded. (See “Installation Instructions”.) l Having your range properly connected to the proper gas supply and checked for leaks. (See “Installation Instructions:‘) l Making sure the range is not used by children or anyone unable to operate it properly. l Properly maintaining your range. l Using the range only for jobs expected of a home range. See “Cooking Guide” for important safety and use information. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. DO NOT allow play with any or leave them it. They could injured. children to use or part of the range, unattended near be burned or 6. KEEP pan handles turned in, but not over another surface burner to prevent burns, injury and to help prevent the utensil from being pushed off the cooktop. 2. DO NOT store things children might want above the range. Children could be burned or injured while climbing on it. 7. DO NOT use water on grease fires. The fire will spread. Cover fire with large lid or smother with baking soda or salt. 3. DO NOT allow anyone to touch a hot surface burner, oven burner or areas around them. They could be hot enough to burn severely. 8. 4. KEEP children away from the range when it is on, The cooktop, oven walls, racks and door can be hot enough to cause burns. 5. DO NOT use a range to heat a room. Persons in the room could be burned or injured, or a fire could start. DO NOT wear loose or hanging garments when using the range. Garments could ignite if they touch a hot burner or surrounding area and you could be burned. 9. DO NOT heat unopened containers They could explode. The hot contents could burn and container particles could cause injury. 10. When adding or removing food, MAKE SURE to open the oven door all the way to prevent burns. continued on next page 11. DO NOT use a wet pot holder. Steam burns can result. DO NOT use a towel or bulky cloth as a pot holder. They could catch fire and burn you. 12. MAKE SURE the utensils you use are large enough to contain food and avoid boil-overs and spill-overs. This will help prevent hazardous build-ups of food. Heavy splattering or spill-overs left on a range can ignite and burn you. Pan size is especially important in deep fat frying. 13. DO NOT leave surface burners on high heat settings. Boil-overs and greasy spillovers could cause steam, smoke and could ignite and burn you. 14. GREASE is flammable and should be handled carefully. Let fat cool before attempting to handle it. Do not allow grease to collect around range or in vents. Wipe spill-overs immediately. 15. NEVER use a match or other flame to look for a gas leak. Explosion and injury could result. 16. DO NOT repair or replace any parts unless specifically recommended in this manual. All other servicing should be referred to a qualified service technician. 17. DO NOT use oven for storage Stored items and range could be damaged if oven is turned on accidentally. l FOR YOUR SAFETY l DO NOT STORE OR USE GASOLINE OR OTHER FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND LIQUIDS IN THE VICINITY OF THIS OR ANY OTHER APPLIANCE. THEY COULD IGNITE CAUSING EXPLOSION AND/OR FIRE. - SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here... If you need service, or call with a question, have this information ready: 1. Complete Model and Serial Numbers (from the plate located as shown). 2. Purchase date from sales slip. Copy this information in these spaces. Keep this book, your warranty and sales slip together in a handy place. Model Number Serial Number Purchase Service Date Company Phone Number - Parts and features Model SS3004SR I OVEN DOOR BROILER DRAWER HEAi SEAL Using your range SURFACE BURNER INDICATORS LEFT REAR CONTROL KNOB ‘OVEN CONTROL LEFT FRONT CONTROL KNOB RIGHT REAR CONTROL KNOB RIGHT FRONT CONTROL KNOB Using the Surface Burners This range is equipped with standing pilots. Standing pilots must be lit initially with a match following the directions on page 9. The pilot light will remain lit when the burners are turned off. To turn a burner on again, just push in and turn the control knob to LITEand the burner will light. Control knobs must be pushed then turned to LITE position. in, After the burner lights, turn the control knob back to a desired setting.The control knob can be set anywhere between HI and a low setting. Do not cook with the control in the LITE posltlon. 6 See the “Cooking Guide” for impottant utensil information. used to the settings, use the following as a guide. Use LITE to light the burner. After the burner lights, turn control back to o desired setting. Do not cook wlth the control In the LITE posltlon. Use a hlgh settlng to sta I.t cooking or to bring liquids to a boil. Use a medium setting to start cooking or to fry chicken or pancakes; for gravy, puddings and icing or to cook large amounts of vegetables. Until you get Use a low settlng to keep foods warm until ready to serve. Using the Oven Control Baking Racks should be placed so the top of the food will be centered In the oven. Always leave at IeastlYz to 2 inches (4-5 cm) between the sides of the pan and the oven walls and other pans. For more informatlon, see the “Cooking Guide: 1. Position the racks properly before turning on the oven. To change rack posltlon, pull rack out to stop, raise front edge and lift out. 2. Set the Oven Control to the baking temperature you want. The oven burner will automatically light in 50-60 seconds. 3. Preheat the oven for10 minutes before adding food. NOTE: Oven racks, walls and door will be hot. Do not place food directly on oven bottom. 4. During baking, the oven burner will turn on and off to maintain the temperature setting. 5. When baking is done, turn the Oven Control to OFF. Broiling The Broiler Drawer is located below drawer and oven door completely 1. Pull the broiler drawer open and tilt the door panel down. 3. Place food on broiler pan and position the broiler pan before turning on the broiler. See pan placement chart in the “Cooking Guide” for recommended pan positions. the oven door. Always closed. broil With the 2. Place broiler pan grid so grease can drain down sides into lower part of broiler pan. See picture. 4. Set the Oven Control to BROIL. The broiler will automatically light in 50-60 seconds. 5. When broiling is done, turn the Oven Control to OFF. DO NOT PREHEAT THE BROILER BEFORE USING. COMPLETELY CLOSE THE BROILER DRAWER DURING BROILING. The Oven Vent Hot air and moisture escape from the oven through a vent located to the rear of the cooktop. Do not block vent. Poor baking will result. Lighting Standing Pilots To light Cookto~ . Pilots: 1. Remove the surface burner grates from the cooktop. Lift the cooktop and rest on support rod. 2. Make sure all controls 3. To light, hold a lit match over the pilot light located between the front and back burners. The pilot flame should be % to J/e in (.635-,953 cm) high. are OFF. 4. If the pilot flame needs adjustment, turn the pilot adjustment screw on the manifold pipe. 5. Lower the cooktop and replace the surface burner grates before using the surface burners. To light Oven Burner Pilot: I 1. Make sure the oven control is OFF. 2. Remove the broiler drawer. Slide drawer out to stops, lift both sides, then slide the rest of the way out. I 3. Hold a lit match over the oven burner pilot located at the rear of the burner. 4. After the oven burner pilot is burning steady, check burner lighting by turning the Oven Control to a temperature obove140”F (60°C). The burner will take 50-60 seconds to light. 5. Replace the broiler drawer. 9 Caring for your range 1. Pull knobs straight off. 3. Wash knobs in warm soapy water or use baking soda and a damp, soft cloth or follow directions provided with glass cleaner. Rinse well and dry. CAUTION: Do not soak or use abraslve cleansers. They could rub off the marklngs. 10 2. Use warm soapy water, baking soda and a damp soft cloth or spray glass cleanerto wipe the control panels. Rinse and wipe dry. 4. Push the knobs straight back on. Make sure they point to OFF. Surface Burner Grates 2. Lift off the surface 3. Wash the grates in automatic dishwasher or use warm soapy water and plastic scrub pad. Rinse and dry well. 4. Replace grates. burner grates. the surface burner Lift-Up Cooktop 1. Lift front of cooktop at corners and swing up the support rod. 2. Carefully lower the cooktop the support rod. onto 3. Wipe surface under cooktop with warm soapy water. Use soapy plastic scrub pad on stubborn spots. CAUTION: Do not drop the cooktop. Damage can result to the porcelain and the cooktop frame. Surface Burners Lift up the cooktop, Wipe off surface following the instructions burners with warm soapy on page 11. water and a soft cloth after each use. Occasionally check surface burner flames for size and shape as shown. If flames do not burn properly, you may need to remove the surface burners for cleaning (see pagel3) or call a qualified technician for burner adjustments. The Oven Door Removing the oven door will make it easier to clean the oven. 1. Open the door to the first stop position. 2. Hold the door at both sides and lift off of hinges at bottom corners of door. 3. To replace, fit the bottom corners of the door over the ends of the hinges. Push the door down evenly. The door will close only when it is on the hinges correctly. Standard Oven Cleaning The Standard Oven has to be hand cleaned. Use warm soapy steel wool pads or a commercial oven cleaner. See “Cleaning further instructions, Do not allow commercial oven cleaner to contact mostat or exterlor surfaces of the range. Damage water and Chart’ for the oven seals, therwill occur. Using Foil To catch sugar or starchy spills from pies and casseroles, use a piece heavy-duty aluminum foil or a shallow pan on the lower rack, slightly than the cooking container. CAUTION; DQ not use foil to cover even floor or to completely mck. Good air circulation is needed for the oven to operate Poor cooking results and damage to the oven could occur. 12 of larger Cover a properly. Cleaning Chart HOW TO CLEAN PART WHAT TO USE Exterior surtaces Soft cloth and warm soapy water or baking soda. Nylon or plastic scrubbing pad for stubborn spots. l l l Surface grates Surface burner burners Brolier drawer, pan and grid Automatic dishwasher or warm soapy water and plastic scrubbing pad. l l l Warm soapy water, a plastic scrubbing pad, dishwashing detergent or a solution of I quart of boiling hot water and 2 tablespoons of DIP IT: Warm soapy water and plastic scrubbing pad. l l knobs Warm soapy soft cloth. water and Wash with other cooking utensils. Dry completely. Do not use abrasive or harsh cleansers. Lift-up the cooktop. see page 12. Wipe off spills immediately after burner has cooled. In case of stubborn stains: 9 Remove burner from manifold with phillips screwdriver. l Soak in warm soapy water and wipe with plastic scrubbing pad and dishwashing detergent. it stain is still there, soak 20 minutes in boiling water and DIP IT” solution. Be sure the solution covers the whole burner. l Rinse and dry well. l If ports are clogged, clean with a straight pin. Do not enlarge or distort ports. Do not use a wooden toothpick. l Do not clean suriace burner in dishwasher. l l l Control Wipe off regularly when cooktop and range are cool. Do not allow food containing acids (such as vinegar, tomato, lemon juice or milk) to remain on surtace. Acids will remove the finish. Do not use abrasive or harsh cleansers. Clean after each use. Wash pan and grid with other utensils. Atter broiler is cool, wipe interior with warm damp cloth. For stubborn spots, use a elastic scrubbing pa& 9 Wash, rinse and dry well. Do not soak. l continued on next page HOW TO CLEAN PART WHAT TO USE Control panels Warm soapy water or baking soda, soH cloth and spray glass cleaner. l Oven racks Warm soapy water and plastic scrubbing pad. l Wash, rinse and dry well. Use plastic scrubbing pad for stubborn areas. Standard oven Warm soapy water or soapy steel wool pad. Commercial oven cleaners. l Remove door for easier access. Place newspaper on floor to protect floor surface. Follow directions provided with the oven cleaner. Rinse well with clear water. Use in well ventilated room. l l l l l l Wash, rinse and dry well. Follow directions provided cleaner. with Do not allow commercial oven cleaner to contact the oven seals, thermostat or exterior surfaces of the range. Damage will occur. If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these four steps: 1, Before calling for assistance... Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix yourself without tools of any kind. It nothing operdtes: l Is the range properly connected to the gas supply? (See “Installation Instructions:‘) l Is the flow of combustion and/ or ventilation air to the range blocked? Do not block the air flow to and around the range. l Is the Oven Control turned to a temperature setting or BROIL? if burner fails to light: . Is the range connected to the gas supply? Are burner ports clogged? (See page 13.) If burner flames are uneven: l Are burner ports clogged? (See page 13.) if control knob(s) will not turn: l Did you push in before trying to turn? l 14 If burner flames lift oft ports, yellow, or are noisy when turned l The air/gas mixture may be rect (Call for service.] if burner makes a popping when ON: l Is the burner dry. wet from washing? are off: incor- noise Let if cooking results aren’t what you expected: l Is the range level? l Are you using pans recommended in the “Cooking Guide”? l If baking, have you allowed 1% to 2 inches (4-5 cm] on all sides of the pans for air circulation? l Have you preheated the oven as the recipe calls for? l Are the pans the size called for in the recipe? l Are you following a tested recipe from a reliable source? l Do the cooking utensils have smooth, flat bottoms and fit the surface burners? See the Cooking Guide for more information on cooking problems and how to solve them. 2. If you need assistance*... Call Whirlpool COOL-LINE %service assistance telephone number. Dial free from: Continental U.S. . (800) 253-1301 Michigan . . . . . . . . (800) 632-2243 Alaska & Hawaii (800) 253-1121 and talk with one of our trained Consultants The Consultants 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. 3. If you need service*... Whirlpool has a nationwide network of fran- r are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States. To locate TECH-CARE service in your area, call our CCCL-LINE service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under: 4. If you have a problem*... Call our CCCL-LINE service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) and talk with one of our Consultants, or if you prefer, write to: Mr. Robert Stanley Division Vice President Whirlpool Corporation 2000 US-33, North Benton Harbor, Ml 49022 ‘If you must call or write, please provide: model number, serial number, date of purchase, and a complete description of the problem. This information is needed in order to better respond to your request for assistance. FSP is a registered trademark of Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever FSP you need a replacement part 8 for your Whirlpool appliance. FSP replacement parts will fit right and work right, because they are made to the same exacting specitications used to build every new Whirlpool appliance 0 Making your world a little easier. Part No. 75665-00/4157061 01986 Whirlpool Corporation Printed in U.S.A.