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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore 790.3670 series Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions

Read all instructions before using this appliance.
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.
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 department.
— 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 the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI
Z223.1 latest edition, and National Electrical Code
ANSI/NFPA No. 70—latest edition, and local code
requirements. Install only per installation instructions
provided in the literature package for this range.
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.
• 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
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) installation.
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 and overheating of the oven.
• Storage in or on Appliance—Flammable materials should
not be stored in an oven, near surface burners or in the
drawer (if equipped). This includes paper, plastic and cloth
items, such as cookbooks, plasticware and towels, as well
as flammable liquids. Do not store explosives, such as
aerosol cans, on or near the appliance. Flammable materials
may explode and result in fire or property damage.
• Do not leave children alone—Children should not be
left alone or unattended in the area where appliance is
in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on
any part of the appliance.
DRAWER (if equipped). Both surface burners and oven
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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