Kenmore 3246 - Elite 30 in. Gas Cooktop Use And Care Manual

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Manual del Usuario
Models, Modelos
790. 3246-1% 790. 3247-I_
.-,-= color number, nOmero de color
Sears Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/N 318203655 Rev. A (0806)



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  • Page 1 ® GAS COOKTOP Use & Care Guide COCl A GAS Manual del Usuario Models, Modelos 790. 3246-1% 790. 3247-I_ .-,-= color number, nOmero de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/N 318203655 Rev. A (0806)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ............. Sears Service ................Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion ......5 Kenmore Elite 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 s_m5o Will help alert you to s tuat Onsihat may cauSe se_oU; b;di y haimi death oi p_ope_y damagei This SYmbol Will help alert you to situati0ns that may cause bodily injury 0i pr0perty damage;...
  • Page 4 nstructions important Safety I • Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires--Smother Never Leave Surface Burners Unattended at High the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry Heat Settings--Boilovers cause smoking and greasy chemical or foam=type extinguisher.
  • Page 5: Grounding Instructions

    Grounding Grounding Instructions type wall receptacl_ For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an electrical outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded. DO NOT Operate the cooktop using a 2-prong adapter or an extension cord.
  • Page 6: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls (cont'd) Assembly of the Surface Burner Heads, Burner Caps and Burner Grates It is very important to make sure that all of the Surface Burner Heads, Surface Burner Caps and Surface Burner Grates are installed correctly and at the correct locations. 30"...
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Operating the Gas Surface Controls: Do not place plastic Place cooking utensil on surface burner. items such as salt and pepper shakers, Push the surface control knob down and turn counterclockwise spoon holders or plastic wrappings on of the OFF position (See Figure 1).
  • Page 8 Setting Surface Controls (cont'd) Setting the Bridge Burner The Bridge Burner should be used with rectangular shaped cookware. Cookware like the cast-iron Griddle that is supplied with your cooktop is designed specifically for best results with the Bridge Burner, The Bridge Burner feature may be used to combine the cooking power of 2 or if needed 3 gas surface Burners located along the left-hand side of the glass cooktop.
  • Page 9: Surface Cooking

    CORRECT INCORRECT Surface Cooking • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Use Proper Cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the • Pan overhangs burner grate by • Flat bottom and straight entire surface heating more than 2.5 cm (1"). sides.
  • Page 10: 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 11 General Care & Cleaning (cont'd) Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended CookTop® Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface (on the web visit for replacement cooktop cleaner, item number 40079).
  • Page 12 General Care & Cleaning (cont'd) Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop: • Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as metal and some nylon pads. They may scratch the cooktop, making it more difficult to clean. •...
  • Page 13 General Care & Cleaning (cont'd) Cleaning the Cooktop, Burner Heads, Caps & Grates The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier. Because the gas Burners are sealed, cleanups are easier than with conventional burners. The cooktop, Burner Heads and Caps should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the Burner Head Ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame.
  • 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...
  • Page 15: Protection Agreements

    Enhorabuena por haber hecho una compra intetigente. Su nuevo producto Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore®esta diseSado y fabricado para brindarle aSos de funcionamiento Kenmore®product is designed and manufactured for years of fiable. Pero, como cualquier producto, puede necesitar mantenimiento dependable operation.
  • Page 16: Sears Service

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