Download  Print this page

Kenmore 565.693 Owner's Manual

Sears microwave oven user manual
Hide thumbs


Quick Links

Owner's Manual
Model Nos.
Before using thi_ appliance,
this manual and follow a_l safety rules
and Operating
Owner's Manual
can be found on page 29 - 41.}
(El manual del propietario
en espaSol se
en las pa,ginas 29 - 41).
SearS, Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179, U.S.A.



  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 565.693

  • Page 1 Operating Instructions. (Spanish Owner's Manual can be found on page 29 - 41.} (El manual del propietario en espaSol se encuentra en las pa,ginas 29 - 41). SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS SearS, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To Excessive Microwave Energy

    AC 120 V, 60 Hz 12.9 Amps 1480W, 12.9 Amps 1000W* 1.8 cu. ft. 12-5/8 '` (320 mm) 23-7/16" X 42 Ibs. without notice. information or replacement of parts, Sears will and Serial number of your oven. that the except properly 69401 14-1/4" 17-11/16"...
  • Page 3: Operation

    YEAR WARRANTY 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 in this Kenmore ®...
  • Page 4 PROPER AND SAFEUSE • The oven must be level. • The turntable and turntable rest must be in the oven during cooking. See page 8. • Place the cookware gently on the turntable and handle it carefully avoid possible breakage. •...
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using electrical appliances, should be followed, including WARNING - To reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, injury to persons or exposure to excessive • Read all instructions before use. • Read and follow the specific "PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE...
  • Page 6: Electrical Grounding Instructions

    ELECTRICAL GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance electrical '_DANGER electric shock by providing Electric Shock Hazard electric current. • Touching some of the cord that has a grounding internal components can The plug must be plugged into an outlet that is cause serious personal properly injury or death.
  • Page 7 Plastic foam cups Plastic foam may melt or contaminate the liquid inside when exposed to high temperature. Wood Wood will dry out when used in the microwave oven and may split or crack. oven instructions. The bottom of browning dish 3/16 inch (5 mm) above the turntable.
  • Page 8: Names Of Oven Parts And Accessories

    NAMES OF OVEN PARTS AND ACCESSORIES Remove the oven and all materials Your oven comes with the following accessories: Turntable/Turntable roller rest/Owner's Super EvenWave ® System The microwaves reach the embossments and then bounce in every direction. energy will be reflected from many angles to cook and defrost more evenly and results in improved Door...
  • Page 9: Installation

    INSTALLATION Remove all packing material and accessories. Examine the oven for any damage Do not install if oven is damaged. Select a level surface that provides outlet vents. A minimum clearance of 3 inches (7.5 cm) is required between the oven and any adjacent wall.
  • Page 10: Control Panel And Features

  • Page 11: Child Lock-Out

    SETTING CLOCK To set the correct time of day, follow the steps as below. Example: To set 3:15: Procedure Step Touch CLOCK. Touch 3, 1, 5 to enter time of day. Touch CLOCK. The clock starts counting. Note: • If the clock (or display) shows any abnormarity, unplug the oven from the AC outlet.
  • Page 12: Kitchen Timer

    KITCHEN TIMER You can use the Kitchen Timer function independently, program is going on in the oven, Example: To set timer for 3 minutes: Step Procedure Touch KITCHEN TIMER, Touch 3, 0 and 0 to set 3 minutes. (up to 99 minutes 99 seconds Touch START.
  • Page 13: Power Level Setting

    Exam )le: To cook at power level P 80 for 40 seconds: Procedure Step Enter 40 seconds by touching 4 and O. Touch POWER. Display prompt you to enter power level. Touch 8 to enter power level P 80. Power level Press P100 (100%) P 90 (90%)
  • Page 14: Quick Touch

    QUICK TOUCH COOKING Quick Touch Cooking menu allow you to reheat or cook food automatically. Simply touch the appropriate keypad 1 - 3 times to select desired menu and touch START. Example: To reheat 2 servings of soup: Step Procedure i Touch SOUP/BEVERAGE ,twice to enter the number of serving.
  • Page 15: Automatic Defrost By Weight

    AUTOMATIC DEFROST BY WEIGHT The best defrosting time and power levels are automatically determined the food weight you enter. The feature provides two options: FINE DEFROST: Use for thorough defrosting of frozen foods, when it is important to have the center section defrosted as well as the outside. Examples for recommended whole chicken, roasts and steak.
  • Page 16 DEFROSTING It is necessary to have standing time after defrosting food in the oven to complete defrosting. The denser the food such as roasts, the longer standing time is required. Following are standing time for each food for your reference. Item During Defrosting Beef...
  • Page 17: Quick-On Cooking

    QUICK-ON COOKING (P100 POWER) A time-saving feature, this simplified control lets you quickly set and start microwave cooking without the need to touch START. Example: To set Quick-On cooking for 2 minutes: Step Procedure Touch QUICK ON. Touch 2. The display shows time counting down, Touch...
  • Page 18: Cooking Techniques

    COOKING TECHNIQUES Advantages of microwave cooking are speed and efficiency. For warming, heating, and 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 become even more important.
  • Page 19 QUICK TOUCW M COOKING COOKING/REHEATING TIPS FROZEN ENTREE • Foliow package directions removing or venting cover, piercing pouch, replacing foil, covering plastic wrap, etc. • Frozen foods with special packaging to "crisp" foods such as pizza, french fries and pocket-type sandwiches should be cooked according...
  • Page 20 QUICK TOUCH COOKING Quick Touch Cooking/Reheating Item/Amount Press keypad Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Corn, FROZEN Cauliflower, Green VEGETABLE beans, Peas, Spinach, or a mixture of these. 5, 10, 16 oz Cooked pizza 1 - 3 slices PIZZA (3 - 9 oz) SLICE Potatoes, white, baking,...
  • Page 21 TIME COOKING - APPETIZERS CONVERTING RECIPES Most hot appetizers adapt well to microwave cooking, the exception those wrapped in pastry. Pastry requires the hot environment of the conventional oven to become crisp. Toppings for canapds can be made ahead and then placed on bread or crackers just before heating.
  • Page 22 TIME COOKING - MEATS, PREPARATION • Use a microwave-safe dish, etc. • Defrost Frozen foods completely. • Wash poultry and fish in cool water. • Arrange small items in a single layer in dish, avoid overlapping edges of food. • Place thick sections toward edge of the dish.
  • Page 23 Cooking Power Food Beef 15 - 20 min. P 50 Meat loaf, 11/2 (68O g) Pork Chops, loin 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick, 7 oz (200 g) each P100 PIO0 P100 Pork roast, P 50 1 Ib (450 g) Ham, slice 1 inch PIO0 (2.5 cm) thick, 1 Ib (450 g)
  • Page 24: Eggs

    Power Food Poultry Chicken pieces, P100 up to 2 Ib (900 g) 1 Ib (450 g) Fish and Seafood P100 Fish fillets, (340 g) 3/4 Ib P 50 Fish steaks 2, 6 oz (170 g) each P 7O Scallops 1 Ib (450 g) P 70 Shrimp, medium size, shelled and cleaned,...
  • Page 25: Baked Goods

    TIME COOKING - BAKED GOODS 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 too much leavening is used in biscuits or muffins.
  • Page 26: Sears Service

    Ovens are designed, manufactured, and tested for years of dependable operation, modem appliance may require service from time to time. A Sears Maintenance Agreement is more than an extension the Warranty. It p11_ides complete protection unexpected repair bills and undue •...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    E (error) appears in the * Wrong operation is set. display window. Arcing or sparking. • Materials to be avoided in microwave oven are used. • The oven is operated when empty. • Food refuse remains in the c-avity or inside the cavity is uncleaned.
  • Page 28 (page 7) • Use correct time/cooking power power level. • Turn or stir food. • Contact your nearest Sears Service Center. See Back cover for phone numbers, • Touch START. • Pierce the membrane with a toothpick before...
  • Page 30 (1-800-366-7278) Para ordenar piezas con entrega a domicilio - 1-800-659-7084 For the location of a Sears Parts and Service Center in your area: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week _1-800-488-1222 For information on purchasing a Sears Maintenance...

This manual is also suitable for: