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Kenmore 790.4661 Use & Care Manual

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Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.sears.com
P/N 318203803 Rev. C (0601)

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  • Page 1 Modelos deslizables Manual de uso y cuidado Models, Modelos ✲ ✲ ✲ ✲ ✲ 790.4661 ✲ ✲ ✲ ✲ ✲ = Color number, número de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/N 318203803 Rev. C (0601)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Sears Service ..............46 Before Setting the Oven Controls ......14-15 Control Pad Features ............. 16 Kenmore Elite Appliance Warranty One Year Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This manual contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey all safety messages. The safety symbol calls your attention to safety messages that inform you of hazards that can kill or hurt you or others, or cause damage to the product.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions • When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or • Do not use decorative surface element covers. If an grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot. element is accidentally turned on, the decorative cover will become hot and possibly melt.
  • Page 5: Product Record

    Important Safety Instructions • Do not cover the broiler insert with aluminum foil. • Do not use oven cleaners—No commercial oven Exposed fat and grease could ignite. cleaner or oven liner protective coating of any kind should be used in or around any part of the oven. •...
  • Page 6: Protection Agreements

    We Service What We Sell. money and aggravation. Purchase a Master Protection Agreement now and protect ® Your Kenmore product is designed, manufactured yourself from unexpected hassle and expense. and tested to provide years of dependable operation. But The Master Protection Agreement also helps extend the life like all products, it may require service from time to time.
  • Page 7: Range Features

    Range features Your Electric Electronic Oven Range Control with Clock and Right Rear Element Features Kitchen Timer Control & Digital Display Center Rear At a Glance Left Rear Element Warm & Ready Element Control Right Front Triple Control & Digital Display Drawer Control &...
  • Page 8: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass. The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath. Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop (See Figure 1).
  • Page 9 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) feature provides a digital display of the radiant surface elements on the cooktop. The ESEC display in combination with the touch pads are designed to replace conventional control knobs. Figure 1 Figure 2 The available ESEC Window Display Settings...
  • Page 10 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating Single Radiant Surface Elements The cooktop has 4 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the RIGHT REAR position (Figure 1), the CENTER REAR position (Figure 2), the LEFT REAR position (Figure 3) and the LEFT FRONT position (Figure 4). The left elements may be combined with the bridge element.
  • Page 11 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) IDDLE Operating the TRIPLE Surface Element The cooktop is equipped with a TRIPLE radiant surface NNER element located at the right front cooktop position (Figure 1). Indicator lights on the control panel at that position are used to HOT SURFACE indicate what portions of the Triple radiant element will heat.
  • Page 12 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating the Bridge Surface Element The cooktop is equipped with a “BRIDGE” surface element located at the left cooktop position (See Figure 1). Indicator lights on the control panel are used to indicate what portions of the Bridge element will RIDGE heat.
  • Page 13: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) To Set the Cooktop Lockout Feature OOKTOP pad is used to activate the Cooktop Lockout feature which will lock all surface elements from being accidentally LOCK turned ON. This feature will only lock the cooktop. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY To turn the Cooktop Lockout Feature ON:...
  • Page 14: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Selecting Surface Cooking Cookware Correct Incorrect Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Figure 1). Be sure to follow the recommendations for using cookware as shown in Figure 2.
  • Page 15: Arranging Oven Racks

    Before Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Arranging Oven Racks ALWAYS ARRANGE OVEN RACKS WHEN THE OVEN IS COOL (PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use oven mitts when the oven is hot. RECOMMENDED RACK POSITIONS FOR BROILING, BAKING & ROASTING Food Rack position Broiling meats, chicken or fish 3 or 4...
  • Page 16: Control Pad Features

    Control Pad Features READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use & Care Guide. DELAY START—...
  • Page 17: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Setting the Clock The CLOCK pad is used to set the clock. The clock may be set for 12 or 24 hour LOCK time of day operation. The clock has been preset at the factory for the 12 hour operation. When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display will flash with "PF"...
  • Page 18: Setting Continuous Bake Or 12 Hour Energy Saving

    Setting Oven Controls (con’t) Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving ITCHEN The KITCHEN TIMER and FLEX CLEAN pads control the Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving features. IMER LEAN The oven control has a factory preset built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the oven control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes.
  • Page 19: Setting Oven Lockout Feature

    Setting Oven Controls (con’t) Setting Oven Lockout Feature pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door and LEAR prevents the Oven from being turned ON. It does not disable the clock, Kitchen Timer or the interior oven lights. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 20 Setting Oven Controls (con’t) Setting Temperature Display — Fahrenheit or Celsius: The BROIL and FLEX CLEAN pads control the Fahrenheit or Celsius temperature display modes. The ROIL LEAN oven control can be programmed to display temperatures in Fahrenheit or Celsius. The oven has been preset at the factory to display in Fahrenheit.
  • Page 21 Setting Oven Controls (con’t) Setting Preheat The PREHEAT pad controls the Preheat feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to temperature and then indicate when to place the food in the oven. Use this feature when recipes call for preheating. Preheating is not necessary when roasting or cooking casseroles.
  • Page 22 Setting Oven Controls (con’t) Setting Bake The BAKE pad controls normal baking. If preheating is necessary, refer to the PREHEAT Feature for instructions. The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170° F to 550° F (The sample shown below is for 350°F).
  • Page 23 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Oven Baking Information For best results, preheat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance. Refer to “Adjusting the Oven Temperature”...
  • Page 24 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Convection Bake The CONVECTION BAKE pad controls the Convection Bake feature. circulation Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The oven can during be programmed for Convection baking at any temperature between 300° F (149° Convection C) to 550°...
  • Page 25 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Convection Convert Feature pad is used to automatically convert a standard baking recipe for convection baking. When set properly, this ONVERT feature is designed to display the actual converted (reduced) temperature in the display. Convection Convert may ONLY be used with a Bake, Timed Bake, Delayed Start or Delayed Timed Bake setting. When used with a Timed Bake, a Delayed Timed Bake setting, the Convection Convert feature will display a “CF”...
  • Page 26 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting the Slow Cook Feature The SLOW COOK pad is used to activate this feature. The Slow Cook feature may be used to cook foods more slowly, at lower oven temperatures and provides cooking results much the same way as a Slow Cooker or Crock-Pot. The Slow Cook feature is ideal for roasting beef, pork &...
  • Page 27 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Timed Bake, Timed Convection Bake or Timed Convection Roast OOK K The BAKE or CONVECTION BAKE and OVEN COOK TIME pads control the Timed Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Timed Bake feature will turn the oven OFF after cooking for the desired amount of time you select. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 28 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Delayed Start Bake or Delayed Start Convection Bake ELAY The BAKE or CONVECTION BAKE , and DELAY START pads control the Delayed Start feature. The TART automatic timer of the Delayed Start will turn the oven on at the time you select in advance. Note: If your clock is set for normal 12 hour display mode the Delayed Timed Bake or Delayed Timed Convection Bake cycle can never be set to start more than 12 hours in advance.
  • Page 29 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Delayed Timed Bake or Delayed Timed Convection Bake OOK K ELAY The BAKE or CONVECTION BAKE , OVEN COOK TIME and DELAY START pads control TART the Delayed Time Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Delayed Time Bake will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance.
  • Page 30 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting the Food Categories Feature: The MEATS CAKES BREADS pads in the Food Categories feature are used when cooking certain food items. These pads have been designed to give optimum cook performance for the foods selected in each category.
  • Page 31 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting the Warm & Hold™ Feature The Warm & Hold pad turns ON the Warm & Hold feature and will maintain an oven temperature of 170°F (77°C). & The Warm & Hold feature will keep oven baked foods warm for serving up to 3 hours after cooking has finished. After 3 hours the Warm &...
  • Page 32: Setting Broil

    Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Broil pad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage. ROIL The Broil feature is preset to start broiling at 550°F; however, the Broil feature temperature may be set between 400°F and 550°F.
  • Page 33 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) OOK K ELAY COOK TIME and DELAY START pads are used to set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may TART only be used with the pad.
  • Page 34 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) (continued) Should you experience a power failure or interruption, the oven will shut off. When power is returned the oven will not turn back on automatically.
  • Page 35: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Warmer Drawer Controls Arranging Warmer (Warm & Ready™) Drawer Rack Positions The rack can be used in 2 ways: • In the upright position to allow low profile food items to be placed both under and on top of the rack (for example, rolls or biscuits on top of the rack and a casserole dish underneath).
  • Page 36: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    (cont’d) Setting Warmer Drawer Controls To Set the Warmer Drawer & Bread Proofing Controls: 1. Touch the pad at the Warmer Drawer control position. The Warmer Drawer indicator light will flash. Note: If no further pads are touched within 25 seconds the request to power the Warmer Drawer ON will clear.
  • Page 37: Self Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning TART During the Self- IMED IMED ELAY Cleaning cycle, the outside of the TART LEAN range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children ROIL INUTE ONVERT unattended near the appliance. ITCHEN & EATS AKES READS LOCK IGHT...
  • Page 38 Self-Cleaning (cont’d) Self-Clean Cycle Time Length The FLEX CLEAN pad is used to start a Self-Cleaning cycle. When used with the DELAY START ELAY pad, a LEAN TART delayed Self Cleaning cycle may also be programmed. The FLEX CLEAN feature allows for any Self-Cleaning cycle time from 2 (2:00) to 4 hours (4:00) to be selected.
  • Page 39: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    Self-Cleaning (cont’d) INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY Stopping or Interrupting a Self-Cleaning Cycle If it becomes necessary to stop or interrupt a self-cleaning cycle due to excessive smoke or fire in the oven: Figure 1 1. Press LEAR LEAR 2. Once the oven has cooled down for approximately 1 HOUR and the "DOOR", "LOCKED"...
  • Page 40: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is cool. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleanings now will reduce the extent and difficulty of major cleaning later. Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum &...
  • Page 41 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your Ceramic glass cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended CookTop® Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface (on the web visit www.sears.com for replacement cooktop cleaner, item number 40079).
  • Page 42 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop: • Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as metal and some nylon pads. They may scratch the cooktop, making it more difficult to clean.
  • Page 43: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Removing and Replacing Warmer (Warm & Ready™) Drawer Lever Electrical Shock Hazard can occur and result Pull up lever in serious injury or death. Disconnect appliance from electric Left Glide with finger power before cleaning and servicing the warmer drawer. To Remove Warmer Drawer: Turn power off before removing the warmer drawer.
  • Page 44: Before You Call

    Before you call Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service , review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Poor installation.
  • Page 45 Brown streaks or specks. Boilovers are cooked onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil. See “Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance” section under General Care & Cleaning. Areas of discoloration with Mineral deposits from water and food. Remove using a ceramic glass cooktop cleaning metallic sheen.
  • Page 46: Sears Service

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