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Kenmore 790.34913 Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
Manuel d'utilisation et d'entretien
English / Español / Français
Models/Modelos/Modèles: 790.34913
Kenmore PRO
Gas Cooktop
Parrilla de Cocinar a gas
Table de cuisson à gaz
P/N A01704603A (1409)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoff man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado Manuel d’utilisation et d’entretien English / Español / Français Models/Modelos/Modèles: 790.34913 Kenmore PRO ® Gas Cooktop Parrilla de Cocinar a gas Table de cuisson à gaz P/N A01704603A (1409) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoff...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    WITH PROOF OF SALE, a defective appliance will receive free repair or replacement at option of seller. For warranty coverage details to obtain free repair or replacement, visit the web page: This warranty applies for only 90 DAYS from the sale date in the United States, and is void in Canada, if this appliance is ever used for other than private household purposes.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward from Edges Use Proper Flame Size—Adjust fl ame size of Cooktop and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil. The Burners—To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the fl...
  • Page 5: Product Record

    Product Record Serial Plate Location In this space below, record the date of purchase, model and Please see the illustration for exact location. Remember to serial number of your product. You will fi nd the model and record the serial number for future reference. serial number printed on the serial plate.
  • Page 6: Features At A Glance

    Regardless of size, always select cookware that is suitable for the amount and type of food being prepared. Select a burner and fl ame size appropriate to the pan. Never allow fl ames to extend beyond the outer edge of the pan. Figure 1 - Model 790.34913...
  • Page 7: Surface Cookware Recommendations

    Surface Cookware Recommendations Use Proper Cookware Cookware Material types Cookware should have fl at bottoms that make good contact The cookware material determines how evenly and quickly with the cooktop grate. Check for fl atness by rotating a heat is transferred from the surface unit to the pan bottom. ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Figure 1).
  • Page 8 Surface Cookware Recommendations Using a Wok (not supplied) Using the Griddle Woks with fl at bottoms suitable for use on your cooktop Before fi rst use: are available in most cookshop or hardware stores. Round- • Wash Griddle in hot soapy water. bottomed woks (with a support ring that does not extend Rinse and then dry completely.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls Check Burner Cap Placement Before Operating Double Ring Style Burners the Surface Burners The Double Ring burner only operates properly with two burner caps in place. Be sure the burner cap lips are To prevent fl are-ups and avoid creation of harmful by- positioned facing down towards the burner head (Fig.
  • Page 10: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Burner Controls Setting the Regular, Simmer or Turbo Boil Burners Setting Proper Surface Burner Flame Size For most cooking, start on the highest control setting and Place cooking utensil on surface burner. then turn to a lower one to complete the process. Use the 2.
  • Page 11 Setting Surface Burner Controls Setting the Turbo Boil Flex Twin Burner The versatile Turbo Boil Flex Twin burner off ers a complete range of gas surface settings from the same burner position. At the lowest setting, only the burner’s inner ring is active, providing a smaller fl...
  • Page 12: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Cooktop Before cleaning any part of the cooktop, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the cooktop is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANINGS NOW WILL REDUCE THE DIFFICULTY AND EXTENT OF A MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Grates

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning the Cooktop and Surface Burners Cleaning surface burner heads For proper gas fl ow it may be necessary to clean the CAUTION To avoid possible burns DO NOT attempt burner head and slots. To clean, fi rst use a clean DAMP any of the cooktop cleaning instructions provided before cloth to soak up any spills.
  • Page 14: 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 Surface burners do not light...
  • Page 15: Protection Agreements

    MASTER PROTECTION AGREEMENTS ® Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That’s when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 16: Sears Service

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