Whirlpool Range 465 Specifications

The Whirlpool 465 ranges are known as the Super Capacity 465 ranges due to the oven space capacity of 4.

Cooking Operation

65 cubic feet. The 465 ranges feature a few of the Whirlpool proprietary technologies and are available in a number of models. These models are also available in energy sources of either natural gas or electric.

The proprietary technology of AccuSimmer is featured on the gas range models, specifically number SF385 and SF395. Another proprietary technology of AccuBake triple cycling elements is equipped on the electric models EZ-Touch 200 and EX-Touch 300. Custom broil gives you the option of temperatures ranging from 300 degrees Fahrenheit to 525 degrees Fahrenheit on gas models and 300 degrees Fahrenheit to 500 degrees Fahrenheit on electric models.

Controls

The Whirlpool trademark of EZ-Touch electronic controls feature one-touch operation for bake and self-clean. Other controls include an exclusive preheat countdown, child lockout and color-keyed touch pads. A child lockout feature disables the control panel to protect against children accidentally activating any of the range controls. The burner knobs are located in a logical left-to-right programming pattern .

Cleaning Features

More proprietary technology appears in the cooking features of the 465 range models, including a Spillguard cooktop with raised edges and CleanTop ranges of radiant heat elements under a ceramic glass surface. Coil ranges feature a seamless cooktop for easy burner box cleaning. The self-cleaning cycles requires no external latch due to the automatic door lock feature.

Physical Features

A removable storage drawer is located under the oven with the model and serial number plate located to the left side of the storage drawer. An anti-tip bracket is located under the cooking cavity behind the storage drawer. Inside the oven cavity is the bake element, the broil element and an automatic oven light switch.

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