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GAS RANGE
Use & Care Guide
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parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301.
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and service, call: 1-800-807-6777
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Table of Contents ................................................. 2
To the installer: Please leave this instruction book
with the unit.
To the consumer: Please read and keep this book
for future reference.
Models SF195LEK, GS440LEL,
GS445LEL, GS458LEL,
GS460LEL, GS465LEL,
GS470LEL, GS475LEL
8523777A
TABLE OF CONTENTS
RANGE SAFETY .............................................................................2
The Anti-Tip Bracket ....................................................................3
PARTS AND FEATURES................................................................5
COOKTOP USE ..............................................................................6
Cooktop Controls.........................................................................6
Surface Burners ...........................................................................6
Home Canning .............................................................................7
Cookware .....................................................................................7
ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL ...................................................8
Display..........................................................................................8
Start ..............................................................................................8
Cancel ..........................................................................................8
Clock ............................................................................................8
Tones............................................................................................8
Fahrenheit and Celsius.................................................................8
Timer.............................................................................................9
Control Lock.................................................................................9
12-Hour Shutoff............................................................................9
Oven Temperature Control ..........................................................9
OVEN USE.......................................................................................9
Aluminum Foil...............................................................................9
Positioning Racks and Bakeware ................................................9
Split Oven Rack..........................................................................10
Bakeware....................................................................................10
Meat Thermometer.....................................................................10
Oven Vent ...................................................................................11
Baking and Roasting ..................................................................11
CHOICE BAKE™ Function.........................................................11
Broiling........................................................................................11
Warm Hold Feature ....................................................................12
Timed Cooking ...........................................................................12
Sequence Programming ............................................................13
Warming Drawer.........................................................................14
RANGE CARE ...............................................................................15
Self-Cleaning Cycle....................................................................15
General Cleaning ........................................................................16
Oven Light ..................................................................................16
Oven Door ..................................................................................17
Storage Drawer ..........................................................................17
Warming Drawer.........................................................................17
TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................18
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE .........................................................19
WARRANTY ..................................................................................20
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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.
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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 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
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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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
■ This range is equipped with a three-prong grounding
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electrical
plug for your protection against shock hazard and
shock, injury to persons, or damage when using the
should be plugged directly into a properly grounded
range, follow basic precautions, including the
receptacle. Do not cut or remove the grounding prong
following:
from this plug.
■ WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
TIPPING OF THE RANGE, THE RANGE MUST BE
■ Disconnect the electrical supply before servicing the
SECURED BY PROPERLY INSTALLED ANTI-TIP
appliance.
DEVICES. TO CHECK IF THE DEVICES ARE
■ Never Use the Range for Warming or Heating the
INSTALLED PROPERLY, SLIDE RANGE FORWARD,
Room.
LOOK FOR ANTI-TIP BRACKET SECURELY
■ Injuries may result from the misuse of appliance doors
ATTACHED TO FLOOR, AND SLIDE RANGE BACK
or drawers such as stepping, leaning, or sitting on the
SO REAR RANGE FOOT IS UNDER ANTI-TIP
doors or drawers.
BRACKET.
■
Maintenance – Keep range area clear and free from
■ CAUTION: Do not store items of interest to
combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable
children in cabinets above a range or on the
vapors and liquids.
backguard of a range – children climbing on the
■ Storage in or on the Range – Flammable materials
range to reach items could be seriously injured.
should not be stored in an oven or near surface units.
■ Proper Installation – The range, when installed, must
■ Top burner flame size should be adjusted so it does
be electrically grounded in accordance with local
not extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil.
codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. In Canada,
For self-cleaning ranges –
the range must be electrically grounded in accordance
■ Before Self-Cleaning the Oven – Remove broiler pan
with Canadian Electrical Code. Be sure the range is
properly installed and grounded by a qualified technician. and other utensils. Wipe off all excessive spillage
before initiating the cleaning cycle.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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PARTS AND FEATURES
This manual covers several different models. The range you have purchased may have some or all of the parts and features listed. The
locations and appearances of the features shown here may not match those of your model.
Control Panel
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1. Left Rear Burner Control
2
2. Left Front Burner
Control
3
3. Right Front Burner
Control
4. Right Rear Burner
Control
4
5
5. Surface Burner Locator
Range
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1
8
2
9
14
10
11
12
3
13
4
15
5
6
1. Oven Vent
2. Surface Cooking Area
3. Anti-Tip Bracket
4. Oven Door Hinge
5. Model and Serial Number Plate
(behind left side of storage drawer)
6. Storage Drawer
7. Control Panel
8. Center Grate
9. Surface Burner Control
10. Automatic Oven Light Switch
11. Oven Rack
12. Gasket
13. Oven Door Window
14. Self-Clean Latch
15. Gas Regulator
Parts and Features Not Shown
Oven Door Window
Oven Light
Broiler Pan and Grid
Roasting Rack
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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
WARNING
Surface Burners
IMPORTANT: Do not obstruct the flow of combustion and
ventilation air around the burner grate edges.
Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the oven and
cooktop are cool. Do not use oven cleaners, bleach or rust
removers.
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Fire Hazard
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2
Do not let the burner flame extend beyond the
edge of the pan.
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Turn off all controls when not cooking.
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Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.
Electric igniters 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. Turn knob anywhere between HIGH and LOW. 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.
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Simmer.
BETWEEN
HIGH and LOW
LOW
REMEMBER: When range is in use or (on some
models) during the Self-Cleaning cycle, the entire
cooktop area may become hot.
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1. Burner Cap
2. Burner Base
3. Alignment Pins
4. Igniter
5. Gas Tube Opening
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 spillover
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.
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2
1. 1-1¹⁄₂ in. (25-38 mm)
2. Burner Ports
Burner Ports: Check burner flames occasionally for proper size
and shape as shown above. 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:
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, contact a
trained repair specialist.
4. Replace the burner cap, making sure the alignment pins on
the cap are properly aligned with the burner base.
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.
Rough finishes may scratch the cooktop. Aluminum and copper
may be used as a core or base in cookware. However, when used
as a base it can leave permanent marks on the cooktop or grates.
Cookware material is a factor in how quickly and evenly heat is
transferred, which affects cooking results. A nonstick finish has
the same characteristics as its base material. For example,
aluminum cookware with a nonstick 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.
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
■
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 enamelon-steel 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.
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2
Cast iron
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 trained repair specialist.
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 most recently used 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 a kit is 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 that manufacture home
canning products can also offer assistance.
Ceramic or
Ceramic glass
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ELECTRONIC OVEN CONTROL
1. Display
2. Timer
3. Clock
4. Auto Clean
5. Oven Light Pad
6. Sequence Programming (on some models)
7. Oven Settings
8. Warming Drawer (on some models)
9. Temperature
10. Timed Cooking
Display
When power is first supplied to the appliance, “PF” and the
current time will appear on the display. Press any pad to clear
“PF” from the display.
Any other time “PF” appears, a power failure has occurred. Press
any pad and reset the Clock if needed.
When the oven is not in use, the display shows the time of day.
When performing a timed cook function, the display will show
either hours and minutes, or minutes and seconds.
Start
The START pad begins any oven function. If not pressed within 5
seconds after pressing a function pad, the “START?” indicator
light will flash as a reminder. On some models, “START?” will
appear on the display.
If not pressed within 5 minutes after pressing a function pad, the
oven display will return to the time of day mode and the
programmed function will be canceled.
Cancel
The CANCEL pad stops any function except the Clock, Timer
and Control Lock.
Clock
This is a 12-hour clock and does show a.m. or p.m.
To Set:
Before setting, make sure the oven and Timer are off.
1. Press CLOCK.
2. Press the HR or MIN “up” or “down” arrow pads to set the
time of day, including a.m. or p.m.
3. Press CLOCK or START.
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11. Hour/Minute
12. Start/Control Lock
13. Cancel
Tones
Tones are audible signals, indicating the following:
One tone
■ Valid pad press
■
Oven is preheated (long tone)
■
Function has been entered
Three tones
Invalid pad press
■
Four tones
End of cycle
■
■
Reminder, repeating each minute after the end-of-cycle tones
Reminder Tones
Reminder tones may be turned off. Press and hold STOP TIME
for 5 seconds. “rEP OFF” will appear in the display. Repeat to
turn reminder tones back on, and “rEP on” will appear in the
display.
All Tones
All of the above tones are preset on, all except the end-of-cycle
tones can be turned off.
To Turn Off/On: Press and hold START TIME for 5 seconds. A
tone will sound and “Snd OFF” will appear on the display. Repeat
to turn tones on and “Snd on” will appear on the display.
Fahrenheit and Celsius
The temperature is preset at Fahrenheit, but can be changed to
Celsius.
To Change: Press and hold BROIL for 5 seconds. A tone will
sound and “°C” will appear on the display. Repeat to change
back to Fahrenheit. To exit mode, press CANCEL.
Timer
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.
The Timer can be set in hours or minutes up to 12 hours and 59
minutes, and counts down the set time. The Timer does not start
or stop the oven.
To Set:
1. Press TIMER SET.
If no action is taken after 5 minutes, the display will return to
the time of day mode.
2. Press the HR or MIN “up” or “down” arrow pads to set the
length of time to cook.
3. Press START or TIMER SET.
When the set time ends, end-of-cycle tones will sound, then,
if enabled, reminder tones will sound every minute.
4. Press TIMER OFF anytime to cancel the Timer.
Remember, do not press the CANCEL pad because the oven
will turn off.
To display the time of day for 5 seconds when the timer is
counting down, press CLOCK.
Control Lock
The Control Lock shuts down the control panel pads to prevent
unintended use of the oven.
When the control is locked, only the ACCUSIMMER®, CLOCK,
OVEN LIGHT and TIMER pads will function.
To Lock/Unlock Control: Before locking, make sure the oven
and Timer are off. Press and hold START for 5 seconds. A single
tone will sound and “Loc” will appear on the display.
Repeat to unlock. “Loc” will disappear from the display.
12-Hour Shutoff
The oven control is set to automatically shut the oven off 12
hours after the oven turns on. This will not interfere with any
timed or delayed cook function.
The oven light will come on when the oven door is opened. To
keep the light on continuously, turn the light on by pressing OVEN
LIGHT.
To Override:
For longer cooking periods that require oven usage longer than
12 hours, press and hold CLOCK for 5 seconds. A single tone will
sound and “12H OFF” will appear on the display. The oven will
remain on until turned off.
To Reset:
Press and hold CLOCK for 5 seconds. A single tone will sound
and “12H on” will appear on the display.
Oven Temperature Control
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 or
Celsius.
ADJUSTMENT °F (°C)
COOKS FOOD
10°F (5°C)
...a little more
20°F (10°C)
...moderately more
30°F (15°C)
...much more
-10°F (-5°C)
...a little less
-20°F (-10°C)
...moderately less
-30°F (-15°C)
...much less
To Adjust Oven Temperature Calibration:
1. Press and hold BAKE for 5 seconds until the oven display
shows the current calibration, for example “0°F CAL.”
2. Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pad(s) to increase or to
decrease the temperature in 10°F (5°C) amounts. The
adjustment can be set between 30°F (15°C) and -30°F
(-15°C).
3. Press START.
OVEN USE
Odors and smoke are normal when the oven is used the first few
times, or when it is heavily soiled.
IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to
the fumes given off. Exposure to the fumes may result in death to
certain birds. Always move birds to another closed and well
ventilated room.
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.
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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.
FOOD
5. After the cooking is finished, carefully remove items.
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, nonfrozen pies
2 or 3
Extra large items
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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.
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.
POSITION ON RACK
1
Center of rack.
2
Side by side or slightly staggered.
3 or 4
Opposite corners on each rack. Make sure that no
bakeware piece is directly over another.
Light colored
aluminum
■ Light golden
crusts
■
Use temperature and time recommended
in recipe.
■
May need to reduce baking temperatures
25°F (15°C).
■
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.
■
May need to increase baking time.
Stainless steel
Light, golden
crusts
■
May need to increase baking time.
Stoneware
Crisp crusts
■
Follow manufacturer’s instructions.
Ovenproof
glassware, ceramic
glass or ceramic
■ Brown, crisp
crusts
■
May need to reduce baking temperatures
25°F (15°C).
Even browning
Dark aluminum and
other bakeware
with dark, dull and/
or nonstick finish
■ Brown, crisp
crusts
Split Oven Rack
(on some models)
Split Oven Rack with Removable Insert
The split oven rack with removable insert is a space maximizer.
When the two are attached, they make a full rack. The insert can
also be removed to provide room for large items such as a turkey
and casseroles, and it can also be used on the counter for a
cooling rack.
Do not place more than 25 lbs. (11.3 kg) on the split oven rack or
on the removable insert piece.
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■
2
To Use Racks:
1. Place a full rack on position 1 or 2, and the split oven rack on
position 3 or 4.
2. Place large items on the right side of the full rack.
3. Place deeper, covered dishes on the left side of the full rack.
4. Place shallow dishes on the split oven rack.
Uneven
browning
■
1. Split-Rack
2. Removable Insert
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RECOMMENDATIONS
■
NUMBER OF
PAN(S)
1
BAKEWARE/
RESULTS
Meat Thermometer
On models without a temperature probe, always rely on a meat
thermometer to determine doneness of meat and poultry. The
internal temperature, not appearance, is what counts. A meat
thermometer is not supplied with this appliance.
■ Insert the thermometer into the center of the thickest portion
of the meat or inner thigh or breast of poultry. The tip of the
thermometer should not touch fat, bone or gristle.
■
After reading the thermometer once, push it into the meat
¹⁄₂ in. (1.25 cm) more and read again. If the temperature
drops, cook the meat or poultry longer.
■
Check all meat in two or three places.
Oven Vent
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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.
Baking and Roasting
ACCUBAKE® DUO SYSTEM™ Technology
Temperature Management
The ACCUBAKE® DUO SYSTEM™ technology electronically
regulates the oven heat levels during preheat and bake to
maintain the most uniform temperature control.
Two temperature sensors will independently control the bake and
broil elements for optimal cooking results. The bake and broil
elements cycle on and off in intervals. The bake element will glow
red when cycling on, but the broil element will not. This feature is
automatically activated when the oven is in use.
Before baking and roasting, position racks according to the
“Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section. When roasting, it is
not necessary to wait for the oven preheat conditioning time to
end before putting food in unless recommended in the recipe.
To Bake or Roast:
1. Press BAKE.
Press TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pad to set a temperature
other than 350°F (175°C) in 5° amounts. The bake range can
be set between 170°F and 500°F (75°C and 260°C).
2. Press START.
The temperature can be changed after this step.
START does not need to be pressed again.
3. Press CANCEL when finished.
Preheating
After START is pressed, the oven will enter a timed preheat
conditioning. “PrE” and the countdown time will appear on the
display. When the preheat conditioning time ends, a tone will
sound and the selected temperature will appear on the display.
Preheat temperatures are affected by varying factors such as
room temperature and peak energy usage times. It is normal for
the temperature showing on the display and the actual oven
temperature to differ due to the cycling of the elements.
CHOICE BAKE™ Function
The CHOICE BAKE™ function minimizes the top heat during
oven cooking. It is ideal for baking pies, casseroles and breads,
and for roasting foods that require longer and slower cook times
such as poultry and roasts.
Similar to the baking and roasting function, the bake elements or
burners cycle on and off at intervals during CHOICE BAKE™
cycle. However, the cycle duration for the broil element is much
shorter during CHOICE BAKE™ cycle, allowing less top
browning of foods and more customized control for your baking
results.
To Use:
1. Press CHOICE BAKE™ function.
Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pad to set a
temperature other that 350°F (175°C) in 5° amounts. The
bake range can be set between 170°F and 500°F (75°C and
260°C).
2. Press START.
The temperature can be changed after this step. Start does
not need to be pressed again.
3. Press CANCEL when finished cooking.
To use the CHOICE BAKE™ function during a regular BAKE cycle
to achieve less top browning, press CHOICE BAKE™ button, set
the desired temperature and press START.
Broiling
Broiling uses direct radiant heat to cook food. Changing the
temperature when Custom Broiling allows more precise control
when cooking. 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.
■
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.
■
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.
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 Broil:
1. Press CUSTOM BROIL.
2. Press START/ENTER.
3. Press CANCEL when finished.
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To Custom Broil:
FOOD
RACK
POSITION
Approximate 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
6-7
Warm Hold Feature allows hot cooked foods to stay serving
temperature. It can also be used at the end of a timed cook.
To Use Automatic Warm Hold Feature:
At the end of a timed cook, either with or without a delayed start,
or at the end of a sequence program in which the last step is not
the Warm Hold mode, the oven will automatically default to a
1-hour Warm Hold mode at 170°F (77°C).
When using the Automatic Warm Hold Feature, cook times may
need to be adjusted accordingly so that foods do not become
over cooked and dry.
When the cook time ends or the last step of the sequence is
complete, the display will show a warming countdown time.
When warming ends, the oven will automatically shut off and
“End” will appear on the display. Four tones will sound and then
four 1-second reminder tones will sound every minute thereafter.
To Disable Automatic Warm Hold: Press and hold WARM for 5
seconds. “Off” will appear in the 4-digit display. Repeat to turn
back on.
To Use Manual Warm Hold Feature:
1. Press WARM.
2. Set the temperature (optional).
Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pad to raise or lower
the temperature in 5°F (3°C) amounts to set a temperature
other than 150°F (66°C). The warm range is 100°F-200°F
(38°C-93°C).
Pork chops
1 in. (2.5 cm) thick
4
21-22
10-11
3. Press START.
4. Press CANCEL when finished.
Ham slice, precooked
¹₂ in. (1.25 cm) thick
4
8-10
4-5
Frankfurters
4
6-7
3-4
Lamb chops
1 in. (2.5 cm) thick
4
15-17
8-9
Chicken
bone-in pieces
boneless breasts
3
4
18-20
12-16
18-20
11-16
Do not let food sit in oven more than one hour
before or after cooking.
Doing so can result in food poisoning or
sickness.
1. Press CUSTOM BROIL.
2. Press TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pad to change the
temperature in 5° amounts. The broil range can be set
between 300°F (150°C) and HI (525°F [275°C]).
3. Press START/ENTER.
4. Press CANCEL when finished.
BROILING CHART
For best results, place food 3 in. (7 cm) or more from the broil
burner. Times are guidelines only and may need to be adjusted
for individual tastes. Recommended rack positions are numbered
from the bottom (1) to the top (5). For diagram, see the
“Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
Fish
Fillets ¹₄- ¹₂ in.
(.6-1.25 cm) thick
Steaks ³₄- 1 in.
(2-2.5 cm) thick
4
8-10
4-5
4
15-18
7-9
* Place up to 9 patties, equally spaced, on broiler grid.
Warm Hold Feature
WARNING
Food Poisoning Hazard
Do not let food sit in oven more than one hour
before or after cooking.
Doing so can result in food poisoning or
sickness.
IMPORTANT: Food must be at serving temperature before
placing it in the warmed oven. Food may be held up to 1 hour,
however breads and casseroles may become too dry if left in the
oven during Warm Hold.
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Timed Cooking
WARNING
Food Poisoning Hazard
Timed Cooking allows the oven to be set to turn on at a certain
time of day, cook for a set length of time, and/or shut off
automatically. Delay start should not be used for foods such as
breads and cakes which use ingredients such as yeast or baking
powder to leaven the food.
To Set a Timed Cook:
1. Press BAKE (optional).
Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter a
temperature other than the one displayed.
2. Press STOP TIME.
3. Press the HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter
the desired time to end cooking.
4. Press START.
The display will count down the time.
When the time ends, the oven will shut off automatically and
“End” will appear on the display.
End-of-cycle tones will sound; then, if enabled, reminder
tones will sound every minute.
5. Open and close the oven door to clear the display and/or
stop reminder tones.
To Set a Delayed Timed Cook:
Before setting, make sure the clock is set to the correct time of
day. See “Clock” section.
1. Press desired cook function.
Press the TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter a
temperature other than the one displayed.
2. Press START TIME.
3. Press the HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrow pads to enter
the time of day to start.
4. Press STOP TIME (optional).
5. If STOP TIME has been pressed, press the HR and MIN “up”
or “down” arrow pads to enter the desired time to end
cooking.
6. Press START.
“DELAY” will appear on the display.
When the start time is reached, the oven will automatically
turn on.
When the stop time is reached (if programmed), the oven will
shut off automatically and “End” will appear on the display.
End-of-cycle tones will sound; then, if on, reminder tones will
sound every minute.
7. Open and close the oven door to clear the display and/or
stop reminder tones.
Sequence Programming
(on some models)
Sequence Programming allows you to program at one time up to
four cook functions, and is usable with other electronic oven
control functions, such as the Timer and Warming Drawer.
Sequence Programming takes precedence over any nonsequenced cook function. For example, if an untimed Bake
function is in process and a sequence program is started, the
untimed Bake function will be canceled, and the program
sequence will start.
All steps of a sequenced program must be programmed with a
stop time. If a stop time is not entered for a step in the sequence
program, and the FIRST/NEXT STEP pad is pressed, three tones
will sound.
To Program the First Step of the Sequence:
1. Press FIRST/NEXT STEP.
“PROGRAM” and “STEP” will appear on the display. A
flashing “1” will also appear on the display, indicating that
step 1 is being programmed.
2. Choose the desired cook function by pressing any cook
function key.
3. Press START TIME, then HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrow
pads to set the time of day for the first cook function to begin.
If START TIME is not pressed, then the sequence of cook
functions will begin immediately once programming is
complete and START is pressed.
The display will show either the time of day (if start time was
not programmed) or the start time (if same was programmed),
but with a flashing colon. “Stop” and “Time” will also appear
on the display.
4. Press STOP TIME, then HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrow
pads to set the time of day for the first cook function to stop.
To Program Next Steps of the Sequence:
1. Press FIRST/NEXT STEP.
“PROGRAM” and “STEP” will appear on the display. The
number of the steps being programmed will flash.
“START” and “TIME will appear on the display.
2. Choose the desired cook function by pressing any cook
function key.
Press TEMP “up” or “down” arrow pad (if desired) to select
temperature.
3. Press STOP TIME, then HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrow
pads to select stop time.
4. Press START to begin sequence.
5. Press CANCEL at any time to clear program and to stop
program.
To Review/Modify Programmed Sequence:
If program steps are partially or completely programmed, yet the
sequence has not been started, the programmed cook functions
can be reviewed.
1. Press REVIEW STEPS. Step 1 will appear in the display
Subsequent presses of REVIEW STEPS will cause display of
programmed steps in order.
“STEP” and “RECALL” will appear on the display. The
number of the displayed step will flash. A recalled step will
remain lit on the display for 5 minutes if no further action is
taken.
2. If fewer than four steps have been programmed, press
REVIEW STEPS repeatedly until the last programmed step is
displayed, then press FIRST/NEXT STEP if it is desired to
program an additional step.
While a step is recalled, a cook function pad can be used to
change the function, or the TEMPERATURE “up” or “down”
arrow pad can be used to change the set temperature.
START TIME, when used with the HR or MIN “up” or “down”
arrow pads, can be used to change, add or delete a delayed
start.
STOP TIME can be used to change the stop time. Changing
the stop time of a step will automatically change the start
times and stop times of all subsequent programmed cook
functions.
3. After Review/Modification of the programmed sequence is
complete, press START to begin sequence.
To Modify Sequence Programming:
1. Press UNDO.
The last step of the sequence will be canceled, and the step
prior to the canceled sequence will show on the display for
either review or modification.
If the programmed sequence has not been started, see “To
Program Next Steps of the Sequence” section to program a
step to replace the canceled cook function.
2. Press START.
The first step will show on the display and the program
sequence will begin.
Changes can be made during a programmed cook function;
however, changes cannot be made after a programmed cook
function has been completed.
If at any time during an active sequenced program FIRST/
NEXT STEP is pressed, three tones will sound.
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Warming Drawer
(on some models)
WARNING
Food Poisoning Hazard
Do not let food sit for more than one hour before
or after cooking.
Doing so can result in food poisoning or
sickness.
The Warming Drawer is ideal for keeping hot cooked foods at
serving temperature. It may also be used for warming breads and
pastries.
Different types of food may be placed in the warming drawer at
the same time. For best results, do not hold foods longer than
one hour. For smaller quantities or heat-sensitive foods, such as
eggs, do not hold longer than 30 minutes.
Food must be at serving temperature before being placed in the
warming drawer. Breads, pastries, and fruit pies may be heated
from room temperature on the HI setting.
Remove food from plastic bags and place in oven-safe container.
Cover foods with a lid or aluminum foil.
Do not cover with plastic wrap.
Empty serving dishes and oven proof dishes can be heated while
the warming drawer is preheating.
Do not place food to be warmed directly on the warming drawer
surface.
To Use:
1. Place cooked food(s) in warming drawer.
2. Press WARMING DRAWER. “dr Lo,” “DRAWER” and
“START?” will appear on the display.
3. Press START. “DRAWER” and “ON” will appear on the
display.
4. Press DRAWER OFF when finished.
Warming Drawer Settings:
The warming drawer is pre-set for a “Lo” temperature, but can be
changed by pressing the TEMP “up” arrow pad. Use the
following chart as a guide when selecting a different temperature
other than “Lo.”
SETTINGS
TEMPERATURES
dr Lo (Low)
keeps soft rolls warm
100°F (38°C)
dr 2 (Medium Low)
140°F (60°C)
dr 3 (Medium)
160°F (71°C)
dr 4 (Medium High)
180°F (88°C)
dr HI (High)
keeps french fries crisp and
warm
195°F (91°C)
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Warming Drawer Temperature Chart
Different foods require different settings in order to maintain the
ideal serving temperature. Use the following chart as a guide.
FOOD
SETTING
Appetizers
dr HI
Biscuits
dr LO
Chicken
Boneless, Breaded
Nuggets
dr HI
dr HI
Coffee Cake
dr LO
Dinner Plate (1)
Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Corn
dr HI
Fish Pieces
Breaded
Battered
dr HI
dr HI
French Fries
dr HI
Gravy
dr 4
Ham, Boneless
dr 3
Hard Rolls
dr LO
Lasagna
dr 4
Pastries
Pre-Packaged, baked
Pre-Packaged, frozen
dr 4
dr LO
Pie
Single Crust
Double Crust
dr LO
dr LO
Pizza
dr 4
Potatoes, Baked
dr 4
Quiche
dr 3
Roast, Boneless
dr 4
Roasted Chicken
dr 4
Soft Rolls
dr LO
How the Cycle Works
RANGE CARE
Self-Cleaning Cycle
(on some models)
WARNING
Burn Hazard
Do not touch the oven during the
Self-Cleaning cycle.
Keep children away from oven during
Self-Cleaning cycle.
Failure to follow these instructions can result
in burns.
IMPORTANT: The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to
the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Exposure to
the fumes may result in death to certain birds. Always move birds
to another closed and well ventilated room.
Self-clean the oven before it becomes heavily soiled. Heavy soil
results in longer cleaning and more smoke.
Keep the kitchen well-ventilated during the Self-Cleaning cycle to
help get rid of heat, odors, and smoke.
Do not block the oven vent during the Self-Cleaning cycle. Air
must be able to move freely. See “Oven Vent” section.
Do not clean, rub, damage or move the oven door gasket. The
door gasket is essential for a good seal.
Prepare Oven:
■ Remove the broiler pan, grid, cookware and bakeware and,
on some models, the temperature probe from the oven.
■
Remove any foil from the oven because it may burn or melt,
damaging the oven.
■
Remove oven racks to keep them shiny and easy to slide.
See “General Cleaning” section for more information.
■
■
Hand clean inside door edge and the 1½ in. (3.8 cm) area
around the inside oven cavity frame, being careful not to
move or bend the gasket. This area does not get hot enough
during self-cleaning to remove soil. Do not let water, cleaner,
etc. enter slots on door frame. Use a damp cloth to clean this
area.
Wipe out any loose soil to reduce smoke and avoid damage.
At high temperatures, foods react with porcelain. Staining,
etching, pitting or faint white spots can result. This will not
affect cooking performance.
Prepare Cooktop and Storage Drawer:
Remove plastic items from the cooktop because they may
melt.
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■
IMPORTANT: The heating and cooling of porcelain on steel in the
oven may result in discoloring, loss of gloss, hairline cracks and
popping sounds.
The Self-Cleaning cycle uses very high temperatures, burning soil
to a powdery ash.
The oven is preset for a 3 hour 30 minute clean cycle, but the
time can be changed. Suggested clean times are 2 hours 30
minutes for light soil and between 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
30 minutes for average to heavy soil.
Once the oven has completely cooled, remove ash with a damp
cloth. Do not wipe down any of the inside surfaces until the oven
has completely cooled down. Applying a cool damp cloth to the
inner door glass before it has completely cooled could result in
the glass breaking.
The oven light will not work during the Self-Cleaning cycle.
To Self-Clean:
Before self-cleaning, make sure the door is closed completely or
it will not lock and the cycle will not begin.
1. Press AUTO CLEAN.
2. Press the HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrow pad to set a
clean time other than 3 hours 30 minutes. The clean time can
be set between 2 hours 30 minutes and 4 hours 30 minutes.
3. Press START/ENTER.
The oven door will automatically lock. “LOCKED” will appear
on the display. The door will not unlock until the oven cools.
When the cycle is complete and the oven cools, “End” will
appear on the oven display and “LOCKED” will disappear.
4. Press CANCEL or open the oven door to clear the oven
display.
To Delay Start Self-Clean:
Before delay starting Self-Clean, make sure the clock is set to the
correct time of day. See “Clock” section. Also, make sure the
door is closed completely or it will not lock and the cycle will not
begin.
1. Press AUTO CLEAN.
Press the HR “up” or “down” arrow pad to set a clean time
other than 3 hours 30 minutes. The clean time can be set
between 2 hours 30 minutes and 4 hours 30 minutes.
2. Press START TIME.
3. Press the HR and MIN “up” or “down” arrows pads to enter
the time of day to start.
4. Press START/ENTER. The time of day is displayed.
The door will automatically lock and “LOCKED” and “DELAY”
will appear on the display. The door will not unlock until the
oven cools.
When the start time is reached, the oven will automatically
turn on.
When the cycle is complete and the oven cools, “End” will
appear on the lower oven display and “LOCKED” will
disappear.
5. Press any pad or open the oven door to clear the oven
display.
To Stop Self-Clean any time:
Press CANCEL. If the oven temperature is too high, “cln,”
“TIMED,” “ON,” “cool,” and “LOCKED” will appear on the display
and the door will remain locked. It will not unlock until the oven
cools.
Remove all items from the storage drawer.
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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.
Sealed Burner models
See “Surface Burners” section.
OVEN DOOR EXTERIOR
■
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 nonabrasive scrubbing
pad: Gently clean around the model and serial number plate
because scrubbing may remove numbers.
STAINLESS STEEL (on some models)
Do not use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, Cooktop
Polishing Creme, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some
paper towels. Damage may occur.
Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging.
■ Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish (not included): 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
COOKTOP CONTROLS
Do not use steel wool, abrasive cleansers or oven cleaner.
Do not soak knobs.
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.
CONTROL PANEL
Do not use abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths
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.
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.
Do not clean in the Self-Cleaning cycle.
■ Nonabrasive plastic scrubbing pad and mildly abrasive
cleanser: Clean as soon as cooktop, grates and caps are
cool.
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Dishwasher (grates only, not caps): Use the most aggressive
cycle.
Glass cleaner and paper towels or nonabrasive plastic
scrubbing pad: Apply glass cleaner to soft cloth or sponge,
not directly on panel.
OVEN CAVITY
Do not use 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.
■ Self-Cleaning cycle: See “Self-Cleaning Cycle” first.
OVEN AND ROASTING RACKS
■
Self-Cleaning cycle: See “Self-Cleaning Cycle” first. Remove
racks or they will discolor and become harder to slide. If this
happens, a light coating of vegetable oil applied to the rack
guides will help them slide.
■
Steel-wool pad
BROILER PAN AND GRID
Do not clean in the Self-Cleaning cycle.
■ Mildly abrasive cleanser: Scrub with wet scouring pad.
■
Solution of ¹₂ cup (125 mL) ammonia to 1 gal. (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 (on some models)
Make sure drawer is cool and empty before cleaning.
For more information, see “Storage Drawer” section.
■ Mild detergent
Drawer Liner (on some models)
Remove all stored items from drawer and lift out drawer liner.
■ Clean with mild detergent.
WARMING DRAWER (on some models)
Make sure drawer is cool.
■ Mild detergent
Oven Light
The oven light is a standard 40-watt appliance bulb. It will come
on when the oven door is open. It will not work during the SelfCleaning cycle. On some models, when the oven door is closed,
press OVEN LIGHT to turn it on or off.
Before replacing, make sure the oven and cooktop are cool and
the control knobs are off.
To replace:
1. Unplug range or disconnect power.
2. Turn the glass bulb cover in the back of the oven
counterclockwise to remove.
To Replace:
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.
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise to remove from socket.
4. Replace bulb and bulb cover by turning clockwise.
5. Plug in range or reconnect power.
Oven Door
For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven
door. However, if necessary, follow these instructions. The oven
door is heavy.
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.
Before Removing:
1. Use a putty knife or screwdriver and insert it at the bottom
corner of the door stop clip.
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.
5. Open the door completely and remove the door removal pins.
Save door removal pins for future use.
6. Close the door.
Storage Drawer
To Remove:
The storage drawer can be removed. Before removing, make sure
drawer is cool and empty.
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.
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.
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.
Warming Drawer
(on some models)
Remove all items from inside the warming drawer, and allow the
unit to cool completely before attempting to remove the drawer.
To Remove:
1. Open drawer to its full open position.
2. Locate the black triangle-shaped tabs on both sides of the
drawer.
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1. Tab
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3. Press the tab down on the right side, and lift tab up on the left
side at the same time, then pull drawer out another inch.
Surface burner makes popping noises
■
Is the burner wet? Let it dry.
Excessive heat around cookware on cooktop
4. Holding the drawer by its sides, not its front, carefully pull it
all the way out.
■
To Replace:
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.
1. Align the drawer glides with the receiving guides.
Cooktop cooking results not what expected
2. Push drawer in all the way.
3. Gently open and close the drawer to ensure it is seated
properly on the slides.
■
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.
Oven will not operate
TROUBLESHOOTING
■
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.
Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of
an unnecessary service call.
■
Is the electronic oven control set correctly? See
“Electronic Oven Control” section.
Nothing will operate
Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
■
Oven burner flames are yellow or noisy
■
Has a household fuse been blown or has the circuit
breaker been tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit.
■
Cooling fan runs during baking, broiling or cleaning
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.
■
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
■
Are the burner ports clogged? See “Surface Burners”
section.
■
Is propane gas being used? The appliance may have been
converted improperly. Contact a service technician or see
“Assistance or Service” section.
Does the oven temperature calibration need adjustment?
See “Oven Temperature Control” section.
Display shows messages
Surface burner flames are uneven, yellow and/or noisy
■
Are the burner ports clogged? See “Surface Burners”
section.
■
On models with caps, are the burner caps positioned
properly? See “Surface Burners” section.
■
Is the burner damaged? On models with caps, look for a
warped cap. If cap will not 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.
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Is propane gas being used? The appliance may have been
converted improperly. Contact a service technician or see
“Assistance or Service” section.
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Is the display showing “PF”? There has been a power
failure. Clear the display. See “Display(s)” section. On some
models, reset the clock, if needed. See “Clock” section.
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Is the display showing a letter followed by a number?
Depending on your model, press CANCEL, OFF or CANCEL/
OFF to clear the display. See “Display(s)” section. If it
reappears, call for service. See “Assistance or Service”
section.
Self-Cleaning cycle will not operate
■
Is the oven door open? Close the oven door all the way.
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Has the function been entered? See “Self-Cleaning Cycle”
section.
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On some models, has a delay start Self-Clean cycle been
set? See “Self-Cleaning Cycle” section.
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Has a delay start been set? See “Timed Cooking” section.
Oven cooking results not what expected
■
Is the appliance level? Level the appliance. See the
Installation Instructions.
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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.
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Was the oven preheated? See “Baking and Roasting”
section.
In the U.S.A.
Call the Whirlpool Customer Interaction Center toll free:
1-800-253-1301.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
■
Installation information.
■
Use and maintenance procedures.
■
Accessory and repair parts sales.
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.
■
Is the proper bakeware being used? See “Bakeware”
section.
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Are the racks positioned properly? See “Positioning Racks
and Bakeware” section.
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Is there proper air circulation around bakeware? See
“Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
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Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan? Check to make
sure batter is level in the pan.
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Is the proper length of time being used? Adjust cooking
time.
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Has the oven door been opened while cooking? Oven
peeking releases oven heat and can result in longer cooking
times.
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Are baked items too brown on the bottom? Move rack to
higher position in the oven.
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Are pie crust edges browning early? Use aluminum foil to
cover the edge of the crust.
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:
Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances
Customer Interaction Center
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
Accessories U.S.A.
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
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 WHIRLPOOL® appliance.
To locate FSP® replacement parts in your area, call our Customer
Interaction Center telephone number or your nearest Whirlpool
designated service center.
To order accessories, call the Whirlpool Customer Interaction
Center toll free at 1-800-442-9991 and follow the menu prompts.
Or visit our website at www.whirlpool.com and click on “Buy
Accessories Online.”
Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish
(stainless steel models)
Order Part #4396095
In Canada
For product related questions, please call the Whirlpool Canada
Inc. Customer Interaction Center toll free: 1-800-461-5681
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (EST).
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (EST).
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
■
Referrals to local dealers.
For parts, accessories and service in Canada
Call 1-800-807-6777. Whirlpool Canada Inc. designated service
technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide
after-warranty service, anywhere in Canada.
For further assistance
If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Canada
Inc. with any questions or concerns at:
Customer Interaction Center
Whirlpool Canada Inc.
1901 Minnesota Court
Mississauga, Ontario L5N 3A7
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
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WHIRLPOOL® GAS COOKTOP AND 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 to correct defects in materials or
workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company.
SECOND THROUGH FIFTH YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ON GAS RANGES AND GAS COOKTOPS
On gas ranges and gas cooktops, in the second through fifth years 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 for any gas burner to correct defects in materials or workmanship.
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 to replace owner-accessible 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 or Whirlpool Canada Inc.
5. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
6. Replacement parts or repair labor costs for units operated outside the United States or Canada.
7. In Canada, travel or transportation expenses for customers who reside in remote areas.
8. Any labor costs during limited warranty period.
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION AND WHIRLPOOL CANADA INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE
FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states or provinces 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 may vary from state to
state or province to province.
Outside the 50 United States and Canada, this warranty does not apply. Contact your authorized Whirlpool 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 Whirlpool Customer Interaction Center, 1-800-253-1301 (toll-free),
from anywhere in the U.S.A. For parts and service in Canada, please call 1-800-807-6777. For product related questions in Canada,
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please call 1-800-461-5681.
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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