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Kenmore 3240 - 30 in. Gas Cooktop Use And Care Manual

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Sears Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/N 318203663
Rev. A (0903)



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  • Page 1 ® GAS COOKTOP E COCl A GAS Models, Modelos 790. 3240-','- !iI ....,,,.W.,, ..,.= color number, nOmero de color ... ii ..Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/N 318203663 Rev. A (0903)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Back Page Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future reference. Kenmore Limited 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® to arrange for free repair.
  • 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 symb01 Will help alert you to situations that may cause sedous b0d!ly haim; death or property damage: This symbol will help alert y0u to situations that may Cause b0dily injury or if the information in this manual...
  • Page 4 important Safety instructions • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward from = Use Only Dry Potholders--IVIoist or damp pot hold- ers on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Edges of Cooktop and Not Extend Over Adjacent Do not let the potholders touch the flame or burners. Surface Burners--To reduce the risk of burns, ignition Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a pot...
  • Page 5: Grounding Instructions

    Grounding instructions Grounding This appliance is equipped with a 3-prong grounding type wall plug for your protection against shock hazard and should be plugged Do not, under any receptacle directly into a properly grounded receptacle. DO NOT cut or remove circumstances, cut, the grounding prong from this plug.
  • Page 6: Surface Cooking

    CORRECT iNCORRECT Surface Cooking • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Use Proper Cookware Cookware should have • Pan overhangs unit by more than flat bottoms that make ,, Fiat bottom and straight sides. 2.5 cm (1"). good contact with the •...
  • Page 7 Surface Cooking Canning Tips & Information ,2" Canning can generate large amounts of steam. Use extreme caution to prevent burns. Always raise the lid to vent steam away from you. Use tested recipes and follow instructions carefully. Check with your local Cooperative Agricultural Extension Service or a manufacturer of glass jars for the latest canning information.
  • Page 8: Setting Surface Controls

    The surface control knobs shown Setting Surface Controls below may not look identical to the Surface Controls Knobs Open Burner Models on your range; They are only To Adjust Low or "Simmer" Setting (some models) representational. The burner flame, at low setting, can be adjusted if it is too high or too low; refer to c\ockwise the Installation Instructions for adjustment procedure.
  • Page 9: 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 SPILL OVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING NOWWILL REDUCE THE DIFFICULTY AND EXTENT OF A MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 10 General Care & Cleaning Porcelain enamel cooktop cleaning instructions Correct and consistent cleaning is essential to maintaining your porcelain enamel cooktop. Do not use a If food spills and grease spatters are not removed, they may burn onto the surface of cooktop cleaner on a hot cook- the cooktop and cause permanent discoloration.
  • Page 11 General Care & Cleaning Open Burner Models (somemodels) To Raise and Lower the Top for Cleaning The cooktop is hinged and can be raised to clean the area underneath. Be sure all cooktop controls are turned to OFF and burner grates are cool. Remove control knobs, burner grates and spillover bowls.
  • Page 12: 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...
  • Page 13: Protection Agreements

    Enhorabuena por haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su nuevo producto Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore®esta diseSado y fabricado para brindarle aSos de funcionamiento Kenmordeproduct is designed and manufactured for years of fiable. Pero, come cualquier producto, puede necesitar...
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