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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore C970-44183 Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions

This manual contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey all safety messages.The safety symbol
your attention to safety messages that inform you of hazards that can kill or hurt you or others, or cause damage to the product.
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided may result in death or serious injury.
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided may result in minor or
moderate injury, or product damage.
All safety messages will identify the hazard, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
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.
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
— Installation and service must be performed by a qualified
installer, servicer or the gas supplier.
• Remove all tape and packaging before using the
range. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after
unpacking the range. Never allow children to play with
packaging material.
• Proper Installation—Be sure your appliance is
properly installed and grounded by a qualified
technician in accordance with Canadian Standards
CAN/CGA B149.1, and CAN/CGA B149.2 and Canadian
Electrical Code, part 1, and local requirements. Install
only per installation instructions provided in the literature
package for this appliance.
Sears Parts & Repair is the recommended repair service for
this appliance. Know how to disconnect the power to the
range at the circuit breaker or fuse box and gas supply at
the main shutoff valve in case of an emergency. Remove
the drawer to access the valve.
• User servicing—Do not repair or replace any part of the
appliance unless specifically recommended in the
manuals. All other servicing should be done only by a
qualified technician, This may reduce the risk of personal
injury and damage to the range.
Read all instructions before using this appliance.
Save these instructions for future reference.
the range must be secured by properly
installed anti-tip bracket(s) provided with the
range. To check if the bracket(s) is installed
properly, remove the lower panel or storage
drawer and verify that the anti-tip bracket(s)
is engaged. Refer to the Installation
Instructions for proper anti-tip bracket(s)
• Never modify or alter the construction of a range by
removing leveling legs, panels, wire covers, anti-tip
brackets/screws, or any other part of the product.
Stepping, leaning or sitting on the door
or drawer of this range can result in serious injuries
and also cause damage to the range. Do not allow
children to climb or play around the range. The weight of a
child on an open door may cause the range to tip, resulting
in serious burns or other injury. An open drawer, when hot,
may cause burns.
Do not use the oven or warmer drawer (if
equipped) for storage.
Do not store items of interest to children
in the cabinets above a range. Children climbing on the
range to reach items could be seriously injured.
NEVER use this appliance as a space heater
to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in carbon
monoxide poisoning.
All ranges can tip.
Injury to persons could result.
Install anti-tip device packed
with range.
See Installation Instructions.
To reduce the risk of tipping,


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