Whirlpool gas stove troubleshooting

Nothing will operate■ Is the power supply cord unplugged? Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
■ Household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician.
■ Is the main or regulator gas shutoff valve in the off position? See Installation Instructions.
■ Is the range properly connected to the gas supply? Contact a trained repair specialist or see Installation Instructions.
Surface burners will not operate■ Is the oven in self-clean? Surface burners will not operate during self-clean cycle.
■ Is the control knob set correctly? Push in knob before turning to a setting.
■ 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.
■ Are the burner ports clogged? See “Sealed Surface Burners” section.
Surface burner flames are uneven, yellow and/or noisy■ Are the burner ports clogged? See “Sealed Surface Burners” section.
■ On models with caps, are the burner caps positioned properly? See “Sealed Surface Burners” section.
■ Is propane gas being used? The range may have been converted improperly. Contact a service technician or see cover for contact information.
Surface burner makes popping noises■ Is the burner wet? Let it dry.
Gas range noises during Bake and Broil operations■ A pop can be heard when the gas valve is opening or cycling on and will make a single pop when it snaps open from the solenoid. It sounds similar to a suction cup being pulled off of a piece of glass.
■ The igniters will click several times until the flame is detected. These are short clicking sounds like tapping a nail onto a piece of glass.
■ A whooshing or poof sound is heard when the Bake or Broil burner ignites.
■ On some models, a clicking sound can be heard when the convection fan relay cycles on and off.
Excessive heat around cookware on cooktop■ 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 ½" (1.3 cm) outside the cooking area.
Cooktop cooking results not what expected■ Is the proper cookware being used? Ideal cookware should have a flat bottom, straight sides and a well fitting lid, and the material should be of a medium to heavy thickness.
■ Is the control knob set to the proper heat level? See “Cooktop Use” section.
■ Is the range level? Level the range. See the Installation Instructions.
Oven will not operate■ Is this the first time the oven has been used? Turn on any one of the surface burner knobs to release air from the gas lines.
■ Is the electronic oven control set correctly? See “Electronic Oven Controls” section.
Oven burner flames are yellow or noisy■ Is propane gas being used? The range may have been converted improperly. Contact a service technician or see cover for contact information.
Oven temperature too high or too low■ Does the oven temperature calibration need adjustment? See “Oven Temperature Control” section of the “Electronic Oven Controls” section.
Display shows messages■ Is the display showing a flashing time? There has been a power failure. Clear the display. On some models, reset the clock, if needed. See “Clock” keypad feature in the “Feature Guide” section.
■ Is the display showing a letter followed by a number? Depending on your model, press OFF/CANCEL or CANCEL/ OFF to clear the display. See “Control Display” in the “Electronic Oven Controls” section. If it reappears, call for service. See cover for contact information.
■ Is the display showing a flashing “PUSH?” or “PSH”? See the “Start” keypad feature in the “Feature Guide” section.
Self-Cleaning cycle will not operate■ Is the oven door open? Close the oven door all the way.
■ Has the function been entered? See “Self-Cleaning Cycle” section.
■ Has a delay start been set? (on some models) See “Timed Cooking” section.
■ Has a self-clean cycle been run in the past 12 hours? If a self-clean cycle has been run, or canceled after the oven has reached temperature, you will have to wait 12 hours to restart.
Oven cooking results not what expected■ Is the range level? Level the range. See the Installation Instructions.
■ Is the proper temperature set? Double-check the recipe in a reliable cookbook.
■ Is the proper oven temperature calibration set? See “Oven Temperature Control” section of the “Electronic Oven Controls” section.
■ Was the oven preheated? See “Baking and Roasting” section.
■ Are the racks positioned properly? See “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
■ Is there proper air circulation around bakeware? See “Positioning Racks and Bakeware” section.
■ Is the batter evenly distributed in the pan? Check that batter is level in the pan.
■ Is the proper length of time being used? Adjust cooking time.
■ Has the oven door been opened while cooking? Oven peeking releases oven heat and can result in longer cooking times.
■ Are baked items too brown on the bottom? Move rack to higher position in the oven.
■ Are pie crust edges browning early? Use aluminum foil to cover the edge of the crust and/or reduce baking temperature.