Whirlpool SS3004SR Use & care guide

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Model SS3004SR
Contents
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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Parts and features
Model
SS3004SR
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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.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Surface
grates
Surface
burner
burners
Brolier drawer,
pan and grid
Automatic
dishwasher
or
warm soapy water and
plastic scrubbing
pad.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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page
HOW TO CLEAN
PART
WHAT TO USE
Control panels
Warm soapy water or
baking soda, soH cloth
and spray glass cleaner.
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Oven racks
Warm soapy water and
plastic scrubbing
pad.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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If burner
flames
lift oft ports,
yellow, or are noisy when turned
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The air/gas
mixture
may
be
rect (Call for service.]
if burner
makes a popping
when ON:
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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.
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trademark
of Whirlpool
Corporation
for
quality parts. Look for this
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