whirlpool super capacity 465
Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 free standing Stoves or ranges are still a popular model stove even after it has been discontinued for years. This model range is known for its ample space on the cook top and in the stove. There is an electric and a gas model to allow installation no matter which power source your home uses.
The Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 model was available in many different color and trim options. It is about 48 inches high 25 inches deep and 30 inches wide. The door handle is 2 and 1/4 inches out from the door and the swing is 21 and 1/2 inches. The oven has 4.65 cubic feet area with 2 baking racks. The oven has a self cleaning function which when in use also has an auto locking system to ensure the oven is not opened while it is superheated for cleaning purposes. The broiler is located on the top of the oven chamber allowing the bottom drawer to serve as a large storage area.
The electric version of the Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 model Stove is a flat top cook surface. This means the heating elements are below a glass cook top surface. This feature allows for easy clean up. The gas version has large heavy pan holders that can support even the heaviest pot or pan and can be easily removed for quick clean up. The cook top has plenty of space for not only pots and pans but also room to be able to have utensils either stored or a place to lay them as they are waiting to be used.
One of the more common issues reported with the Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 model stove revolves around the self cleaning function of the oven. The self cleaning function of this oven is a super heating cycle that can burn most spills and drips into a fine ash making it much easier to wipe out once the cleaning cycle is complete. Due to the higher than usual heat involved with the cleaning cycle sometimes the electronic control boards can be damaged buy the high heat. This can result in door locking issues and heat control issues in the oven. Replacing the affected electronic control board is the most common repair for this issue. The easiest way to avoid this issue is to avoid using the self cleaning function which will avoid the extra high heat involved in the cleaning cycle.
Unfortunately due to the age of these stoves repairing a Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 stove can sometimes be a high repair cost. If you are willing to do the repairs yourself parts are still available as are service technicians with experience working on this particular model stove. Repair manuals and instructions are available online from many different sources as are replacement parts. If you are needing service for this model stove a quick google search can bring you to many different resources to assist you in the repair.
Fortunately Whirlpool has many newer stove models available that are dependable and able to replace the old Whirlpool Super Capacity 465 model stove with a newer more efficient stove that not only has all the functions of this model but are able to achieve the same results with a more efficient energy use reducing your over all energy costs.