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565. 66480
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years of good
Lea atentamente
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Care and Service
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman
IL. 60179, U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 • years of good service. • Precaucion: • Lea atentamente estas instrucciones antes de la • utilizacion. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman OVEN Safety Instructions (English Installation (English & Spanish) Operation (English & Spanish) Cooking Guide Care and Service...
  • Page 2 The oven should not be adjusted personnel. this Kenmore Microwave Oven ! or replacement of parts, Sears will require the complete here. • Do not cook bacon directly Excessive local heating of the turntable cause it to break. Do not heat baby microwave oven.
  • Page 3 When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: WARNING 1. Read all instructions Read and follow TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY" on the previous page. 3. As with most cooking supervision fire in the oven cavity. If a fire should start: •...
  • Page 4 For one year from the date of purchase, if this Kenmore Microwave Oven fails due to a defect in material or workmanship, Sears will repair it, free of charge. KENMORE MAGNETRON FULL FIVE YEAR WARRANTY For five years from the date of purchase, if the magnetron...
  • Page 5 -Iqempo de cocinado ... Conservando el calor ... Alarma por minuto ... Cocinando en etapas multiples subject to change without notice. trademark of Sears, Roebuck and Co.. iiiiiiii}iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii;: ii! i !iiiiiiiiH!iii iiiii;iiiiiiiiiii!! ?IilE}ilEEE_ETIINiii !_NHH_H?Ei£ de seguridad ... y funciones ... por peso ...
  • Page 6 Remove the oven and all materials from the carton. Your oven comes with the following accessories: Turntable Turntable roller rest Owner's Manual Safety interlock system Shuts off oven power door is opened during operation. Door Turntable Turntable (underside) Roller rest Receptacle at cavity bottom----_ center...
  • Page 7 When a cook cycle is completed, as it was at the start. If however, you open the door it will stop immediately the original ..-, • Remove all packing material and accessories. Examine the oven for any damage such as dents or broken door.
  • Page 8 [ -I .. cl o ozi Quick (3)-- (6)_ (9)_ --_OPCORNIDEFROST (12)---- :: T1-PovvER I .o,oX- (13) (16)- -TIME i" 18) -- STEP Touch SENSOR ,(4) --(5) --(8) -(10) AUTO-- QUICK --(11) --(14) --(15) I START --(17) DOOR RELEASE (1) Display Window Counts down...
  • Page 9 When your oven is plugged for the first time or when power resumes after a power interruption, the numbers in the display reset to 0:00. Set the clock. • To set : Your oven has a safety feature which prevents children from accidentally turning it on.
  • Page 10 IkVff,_) II;I ;t f.,N I_ k'Lell[o,)'_,l Utensils Aluminum foil Browning dish Dinnerware Glass jars Glassware Oven cooking bags Paper plates and cups Paper towels Parchment paper Plastic Plastic wrap Thermometers Wax paper ikvJrz_ i =1 ;1f_'1 L _]i lie]l-'] =lW,_\vLe] i m] = 1 =]II#l ikVA I [_];{e_VlVl-'\vJ =l[e_vJ=1 _ Utensils Aluminum tray...
  • Page 11 This feature lets you pop a 3.5-oz (100-g) or 3.0-oz (85-g) prepackaged microwave popcorn quickly and easily. Popcorn Popping Tips: • Microwave popcorn bag should be at room temperature. • Place only one bag in the oven at a time. Follow package instructions.
  • Page 12 The Auto Defrost by Weight feature allows precise, even defrosting of frozen foods -- automatically. Just touch the AUTO DEFROST key, then enter the frozen food's weight using the number keys (weight up to 5.9 Ibs.). The menu selects 1 Ib if a weight is not entered.
  • Page 13 Automatic Sensor cooking/ reheating allows direct access operation for a variety of foods. Five cooking courses are provided. At the beginning period, the sensor measures the steam generated in the oven to determine correct cooking level. See pages information on Sensor and sample recipes.
  • Page 14 This basic microwave cooking method allows you to cook food for a desired time. In addition the 141(maximum) power level, you can select different microwave power from 9 levels, 1 (10% of HI power level) to 9 (90% of HI power level) for the foods that require slower cooking.
  • Page 15 "his is an appropriate feature to :eep food warm such as :asserole, stew, etc. 4old Warm keeps food warm for i programmed 100 minutes after i cooking program is completed )r until the door is opened or ;TOP/CLEAR is pressed. -he Hold Warm feature can be...
  • Page 16 Advantages of microwave cooking are speed and efficiency. For warming, heating, defrosting, nothing compares. There are a few tips that will make microwaving easier and more enjoyable. Microwave Cooking Principles Because microwave cooking requires only one-quarter to one-third the time of conventional cooking, the same cooking principles...
  • Page 17 H 1: Refrigerated (press SENSOR REHEAT keypad once) REHEAT SENSOR H2: Frozen (press SENSOR REHEAT keypad twice) Refrigerated" For best reheating Use to reheat cooked food • Auto Sensor Reheat is best used for 1 - 2 servings. room or refrigerated temperature: •...
  • Page 18 SENSOR REHEAT GUIDE Food Amount Casserole 4 oz - 20 oz Entree (115 g - 560 g) Plate of food 4 oz - 20 oz (115 g - 560 g) Fried chicken 2 - 4 pieces NOTE: Do not reheat in foil containers. When reheating delicate sauces/dips that contain sour cream,...
  • Page 19 POTATO RECIPE Twice-Baked Potatoes baking potatoes (6 oz - 170 g each) 1/2 cup (125 mL) butter or margarine 1/2 cup (125 mL) dairy sour cream 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) salt Dash pepper Paprika 4 servings VEGETABLE RECIPE Asparagus with Mustard Sauce 1 Ib (450 g) asparagus,...
  • Page 20 Bacon Veqetable Soup 7 oz (200 g) slices bacon, diced 1 medium tomato, peeled and chopped 1 carrot, sliced 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 medium red potato, cubed 1 small zucchini, sliced 1 medium onion, ,.'hopped 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon (5 mL) basil 1 teaspoon (5 mL)Italian...
  • Page 21 CONVERTING RECIPES Mosthotappetizers adapt w elltomicrowave cooking, theexception being those wrapped i n pastry. Pastry r equires thehotenvironment of theconventional oven to become c risp. • Toppings forcanapes canbemade ahead andthenplaced onbread orcrackers just before heating. This guarantees crispness. Reheating Guide - Convenience Appetizers Item Amount Power...
  • Page 22 A large variety of sandwich combinations be made in your microwave oven. Because sandwiches heat quickly, be careful not to overcook them -- the bread can become tough and chewy. Heat breads until warm, not hot, and cheese until it just begins to melt. Let the following tips guide you when adapting creatin 9 your own sandwiches.
  • Page 23 Fresh Vegetables Spread out cut vegetables in a shallow microwave-safe dish. Add 'water as recommended in chart. Add salt to water or salt after cooking. Whole vegetables such as potatoes, squash or eggplant should be pierced and arranged in a circular pattern with heavier ends pointing towards the outer edge of dish.
  • Page 24 PREPARATION Use a microwave-safe baking dish, casserole, etc. to cook meat, poultry and fish. Frozen meat, poultry and fish should completely thawed. Wash poultry and fish in cool water. Arrange small items in a single layer in dish and avoid overlapping edges of food.
  • Page 25 Food Power Pork Chops, loin 1/2inch (1 cm) thick, 7 oz (200 g) each Pork roast, 1 Ib (450 g) Ham, precooked canned 3 Ib (1.4 kg) Ham, slice 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick, 1 Ib (450 g) Sausage links, fresh 1 - 2 oz (30 - 55 g) each Sausage links, frozen,...
  • Page 26 Food Power Pou Itry Chickens, whole, up to 4 Ib (1.8 kg) 1 Ib (450 g) Cornish hens 1 Ib (450 g) Chicken pieces, up to 2 Ib (900 g) 1 Ib (450 g) Fish and Seafood Fish fillets, 3/4 Ib (340 g) Fish steaks 2, 6 oz (170 g) each Scallops 1 Ib (450 g)
  • Page 27 Converting Recipes When adapting quick bread recipes, you will find it necessary to reduce the amount of leavening (baking powder or soda) by about one-quarter the normal amount. A bitter aftertaste is apparent if too much leavening used in biscuits or muffins. Since food rises higher in the microwave oven, you will not see...
  • Page 28 Amount Reheatin_l Item Beverage Water-based 1cup (250mL) 2 cups (500 mL) Milk-based 1cup (250mL) 2 cups (500 mL) Soups Broth-based 103/4 oz (300 mL) can Cream-based 103/4 oz (300 mL) can Cooked pizza 10 inches cut into 2 wedges 8 portions 4 wedges whole Meat...
  • Page 29 • Set Auto Defrost by Weight according to instructions on page 10. • Remove food from wrapper and place in a microwave-safe dish or place on a microwave-safe roasting rack. • Cover thin parts with aluminum foil. Item Special Beef Ground beef Turn over and remove defro:;ted...
  • Page 30 3PERATION :3. What is wrong when the oven light will not glow? _,. There may be several reasons why the oven light will not glow. • The light bulb has burned out. • START has not been touched. r). Why is steam corrfing out of the air exhaust vent? A.
  • Page 31 Service is nationwide. Your Sears Kenmore Microwave Oven has added value when you consider that Sears has a service unit near you, staffed by Sears Trained Technicians-professional technicians specifically trained on Sears Kenmore Microwave having the parts, tools and equipment that we meet our pledge to you-"We...
  • Page 32 You can often correct operating problems check your problem by using the chart below and If the microwave oven still does not work properly, PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAU Oven will not start. 1. Electrical 2. Door is open 3. Wrong opera Err appears in the display 1.
  • Page 33 Es muy importan :e que la puerta del homo se cierre bien ni reparado por nadie que no sea el personal de servicio aviso. de Sears, Roebuck and Co. puede quemaduras o chispas. directamente en la bandeja local excesivo de la puede causar su rotura.
  • Page 34 Cuando emplee dispositivos electricos, deberan seguir precauciones de seguridad, incluyendo Io siguiente: ADVERTENCIA 1. Lea todas las instrucciones antes de la utilizacion. Lea y respete las "PRECAUCIONES EVITAR LA POSIBLE EXPOSICION A EXCESIVA ENERGIA DE MICROONDAS" en la pagina anterior. AI igual que con la mayor parte de utensilios cocina, se requiere mucha supervision reducir el peligro de incendios en la cavidad...
  • Page 35 Kenmore averfa debido a un defecto de materiales de mano de obra, Sears Io reparara sin ningun cargo. La garantfa de arriba se aplica sClo a los hornos de microondas que se emplean para aplicaciones privadas en el hogar.
  • Page 36 Cuando se completa un ciclo de cocinado, posicion en la que estaba al principio. diatamente aunque no haya Ilegado a ta ixtraiga todos los materiales de embalaje _ccesorios. ixamine el horno para ver si tiene algQn daflo, '.omo por ejemplo golpes o si la puerta est_i rota.
  • Page 37 ,-- SIEP DEFROSTI PAUSE AUTO Quick Touch SENSOR (3)-- (6)_ (12)_ (13)- (18) -- CLEAR STOP START DOOR RELEASE tanilla de Indicaciones (1) Ven nta en segundos de forma regresiva el po de cocinado. Ensefia la hora cuando el h _rno no esta en uso.
  • Page 38 Cuando el homo se enchufa primera vez o cuando la electricidad vuelva despues de set desconectada, los n0meros del reloj leeran 0:00. Ajuste el reloj. Su horno tiene una funci6n de seguridad para prevenir el uso accidental del homo por un nifio.
  • Page 39 Esta funcion lepermite c ocinar unabolsa depalomitas demaiz de3,5-oz ( 100-g) 6 3,0-oz ( 85-g) preempacadas para el microondas demanera f acil y rapida. Recomendaciones para cocinar Palomitas de maiz • La bolsa de las palomitas maiz debe de estar a temperatura ambiente.
  • Page 40 _a funci6n de descongelacion ]utomatica segun el peso hace )osible descongelar de forma )recisa y uniforme "omestibles congelados :orma automatica. _ulse la tecla AUTO DEFROST, e ntroduzca entonces el peso de os comestibles congelados Jsando las teclas de los qomeros (peso hasta 5,9 libras). --I menu selecciona 1 libra si no _e introduce...
  • Page 41 La funcion de cocinado sensor automatico/recalentado permite la operacion de acceso directo para varias comidas. Se incorporan cinco cursos cocinado. AI principio de un periodo de cocinado, el sensor mide et vapor generado por la comida en el homo con el fin de determinar el tiempo correcto de cocinado y el nivel de potencia.
  • Page 42 Este metodo basico para cocinar con el homo de microondas permite cocinar la comida por el tiempo deseado. Aparte del nivet de potencia maxima, HI POWER se puede seleccionar de 9 niveles poder, 1 (10% de la potencia total) hasta 9 (90% de la potencia total)
  • Page 43 Esta es una caracteristica apropiada para conservar calientes las comidas tales como cocidos, potajes, etc. La funci0n para conservar catientes las comidas las conserva calientes durante 100 minutos programados despues de haberse terminado programada de cocinado o hasta que se abre la puerta o se presiona el boton STOP/CLEAR La caracterfstica para conservar...
  • Page 44 SEARS MICROWAVE OWNER'S MANUAL For in-home major bland repair service Model No. 565.66480 Para pedir servl_i 0 de reparacibn Llame Sears Repair Servie_l_enter in your area The model number your microwave oven found on the inner left side of the control panel.