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

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important Safety instructions
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before
using this appliance.
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reference.
This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all
instructions given.
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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
is not followed
exactly,
a fire or explosion
may result
causing
property
damage,
personal
injury or death.
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
--
Do not store or use gasoline
or other flammable
vapors and liquids in the vicinity
of this
or any other appliance.
WHATTO DO IFYOU SMELL GAS:
*
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.
o
Installation and service must be performed by a qualified
installer, servicer or the gas supplier.
,, Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using
the cooktop.
Destroy the carton and plastic bags
after unpacking
the cooktop.
Never allow children to
play with packaging material. Do not remove the model/
serial plate attached to the cooktop.
* Proper Installation--Be
sure your appliance
is prop=
erly installed and grounded by a qualified
technician
in accordance
with the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI
Z223.1 latest edition and CAN/CGA B149.2, and the
National Electrical
Code ANSI/NFPA No. 70--latest
edition, and local code requirements.
Install and/or
adjust only per installation instructions provided in the
literature package for this cooktop.
,, in case of an emergency,
know how to disconnect
the electrical
power to the appliance
at the circuit
breaker or fuse box.
,, User Servicing.
Do not repair or replace any part of
the appliance
unless specifically
recommended
in
the product literature
supplied
with this appliance.
All other servicing should be done only by a qualified
technician to reduce the risk of personal injury and dam-
age to the appliance. Sears Parts & Repair is the recom-
mended repair service for this appliance.
,, Never modify or alter the construction
of a cooktop
by removing
panels, wire covers, or any other part of
the product.
Stepping
or leaning on this cooktop
can
result in serious injuries and may also cause dam-
age to the cooktop.
Do not allow children to climb or play
around the cooktop.
,, Storage on Appliance--Flammable
materials
should
not be stored on the cooktop,
near surface burners.
This includes paper, plastic and cloth items, such as
cookbooks, plasticware and towels, as well as flam-
mable liquids. Do not store explosives, such as aero-
sol cans, on the cooktop. Flammable materials may
explode and result in fire or property damage.
Do not store items of interest to chil-
dren in the cabinets
above the cooktop.
,, Do not leave children
alone--Children
should
not
be left alone or unattended
in the area where an ap=
pliance is in use. They should never be allowed to sit
or stand on any part of the appliance.
,, DO NOTTOUCH SURFACE BURNERS, GRATES, OR
AREAS NEAR THESE BURNERS. Surface burners
may be hot even though the flames are not visible.
Areas near surface burners may become hot enough
to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch or
let clothing or other flammable materials touch these
areas until they have had sufficient time to cool. Among
these areas are the cooktop and the surfaces facing
the cooktop.
,, Wear Proper Apparel--Loose-fitting
or hanging
garments should
never be worn while using the ap=
pliance. Do not let clothing or other flammable materi-
als contact hot surfaces.
NEVER use this appliance
as a space
heater to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result
in carbon
monoxide
poisoning.
,, Do Not Use Water or Flour or= Grease Fires--
Smother the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda,
a dry chemical
or foam=type extinguisher.
* When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or
grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
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