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GAS RANGE
Slide-in models
Use & Care Guide
ESTUFA A GAS
Modelos deslizables
Manual del Usuario
Models, modelos 790.3670 , 790.3671
= color number, número de color
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/N 318203857 Rev. C (0712)
www.sears.com

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  • Page 1 GAS RANGE Slide-in models Use & Care Guide ESTUFA A GAS Modelos deslizables Manual del Usuario Models, modelos 790.3670 , 790.3671 = color number, número de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/N 318203857 Rev. C (0712) www.sears.com...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Common sense and caution must be practiced when installing, operating and maintaining any appliance. Kenmore Elite Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME®...
  • 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 heating elements may be hot even though they are dark IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING in color. Areas near surface burners may become hot YOUR COOKTOP enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not • Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials touch Always turn the knob to the LITE position when igniting these areas until they have had sufficient time to cool.
  • Page 5: Product Record

    Important Safety Instructions • Avoid scratching the cooktop glass with sharp IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING objects. YOUR RANGE • Clean the range regularly to keep all parts free of IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING grease that could catch fire. Exhaust fan ventilation YOUR OVEN hoods and grease filters should be kept clean.
  • Page 6: Protection Agreements

    PROTECTION AGREEMENTS Master Protection Agreements Acuerdos maestros de protección Enhorabuena por haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su nuevo producto Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ® está diseñado y fabricado para brindarle años de funcionamiento ® Kenmore product is designed and manufactured for years of fiable.
  • Page 7: Grounding Instructions

    Grounding Instructions For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For Grounding type Do not, under any maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an electrical wall receptacle circumstances, outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded. cut, remove, or DO NOT Operate the cooktop using a 2-prong adapter or an extension bypass the...
  • Page 8: Range Features

    Range Features Your Slide-In Dishwasher Safe Electronic Oven Controls with Range Burner Grates Electronic Warmer Clock and Kitchen Timer Drawer Control Features At a Glance Burner Valve Convection & Knob Fan Cover Self-Cleaning Broil Pan Interior Oven Interior Halogen Broil Pan Oven Ligths Insert Ajustable...
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls Assembly of the Surface Burner Heads, Burner Caps and Burner Grates (Porcelain Cooktop models) It is very important to make sure that all of the Surface Burner Heads, Surface Burner Caps and Surface Burner Grates are installed correctly and at the correct locations. 1.
  • Page 10 Before Setting Surface Controls Locations of the Gas Surface Burners (For models with Porcelain Cooktop - Figure 1) Your range is equipped with gas surface burners with different BTU ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. The small SIMMER burner is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc.
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Operating the Gas Surface Controls: Do not place plastic 1. Place cooking utensil on surface burner. items such as salt and pepper shakers, 2. Push the surface control knob down and turn counterclockwise out of spoon holders or plastic wrappings on the OFF position (See Figure 1).
  • Page 12: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Setting the Bridge Burner (some models) The Bridge Burner should be used with rectangular shaped cookware. Cookware like the cast-iron Griddle that is supplied with your range is designed specifically for best results with the Bridge Burner. The Bridge Burner feature may be used to combine the cooking power of 2 or if needed 3 gas surface Burners located along the left-hand side of the glass cooktop.
  • Page 13: Surface Cooking

    CORRECT INCORRECT Surface Cooking • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Use Proper Cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact • Pan overhangs burner grate by • Flat bottom and straight with the entire surface more than 2.5 cm (1”). sides.
  • Page 14: Using The Griddle

    Surface Cooking (cont’d) Care & Seasoning of the Griddle Before first use: • Wash Griddle in hot soapy water. Rinse and then dry completely. • Apply a thin coat of vegetable oil to the entire surface (front and back of griddle). •...
  • 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.
  • 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 IMER LEAN features. 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 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 Bake

    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. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY To set the Bake Temperature (example: 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.
  • Page 24: Setting Convection Bake

    Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Convection Bake circulation The CONVECTION BAKE pad controls the Convection Bake feature. during Convection Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The oven Bake can be programmed for Convection baking at any temperature between 300° F (149°...
  • 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 Cook Time for Timed Bake or Timed Convection Bake 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.
  • Page 28 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting Delayed Start Bake or 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 29 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 30 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 31 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 32 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 33 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 returns, the oven remembers that it is set to SAb and will not turn back on automatically. If your food was nearly fully cooked, you may allow the trapped heat in the oven to finish the cooking process.
  • Page 34: 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 35: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Warmer Drawer Controls (cont’d) To Set the Warmer Drawer & Bread Proof Controls: The control and indicator lights for the Warmer Drawer Bread Proof features are located on the control panel. The temperatures are approximate, and are designated by HI (high), MED (medium) and LO (low) and BREAD PROOF. 1.
  • Page 36: Self-Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning TART IMED IMED During the Self- ELAY TART LEAN Cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the ROIL INUTE ONVERT touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance. ITCHEN & EATS AKES READS LOCK IGHT...
  • Page 37 Self-Cleaning (cont’d) Self-Clean Cycle Time Length ELAY The FLEX CLEAN pad is used to start a Self-Cleaning cycle. When used with the DELAY START 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 38: Adjusting 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 39: 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 will reduce the effort required for major cleanings later. Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum &...
  • Page 40 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Cleaning the Cooktop, Burner Heads, Caps & Grates The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier. Because the gas Burners are sealed, cleanups are easy when spillovers are cleaned up immediately. The cooktop, Burner Heads and Caps should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the Burner Head Ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame.
  • Page 41 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning and 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: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    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 in serious injury or death. Disconnect appliance from electric Pull up lever Left Glide power before cleaning and servicing the warmer drawer. with finger 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 Range is not level.
  • Page 45 Areas of discoloration with Mineral deposits from water and food. Remove using a ceramic glass cooktop cleaning metallic sheen. cream. Use cookware with clean, dry bottoms. *Oven control beeps and Electronic control has detected a fault condition. Press STOP/CLEAR to clear the display displays any F code error and stop beeping.
  • Page 46: Sears Service

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