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Kenmore 66229 - 1.1 cu. ft. 1100 Watts Countertop Microwave Use And Care Manual

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Use and Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
721.66229 _-z_
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/NO.: 3828W5A8252



  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 66229 - 1.1 cu. ft. 1100 Watts Countertop Microwave

  • Page 1 ® MICROWAVE OVEN Use and Care Guide HORNO DE MICROONDAS Manual de Uso y Cuidado Models/Modelos 721.66222 ,,_0 721.66229 _-z_ Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/NO.: 3828W5A8252
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Sears Parts & Repair Center in the For one year from the date of purchase, if this Kenmore microwave oven fails due to a defect United States. For the location of your nearest Sears Parts & Repair Center, call in material or workmanship, Sears will repair it 1-800-4-MY-HOME®.
  • Page 3: Safety

    PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY ... • Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door open, since open-door operation can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlock.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The safety instructions below will tell you how to use your microwave oven to avoid harm to yourself or damage to your oven. WARN IN G To reduce the dsk of bums, electdc shock, fire, injury to persons, or exposure to excessive microwave energy: 1.
  • Page 5: Specifications

    Specifications subject to change without prior notice. INSTALLATION 1. Remove your Kenmore microwave oven and all 3. Place the turntable roller rest in the circle on the packing matedals from the shippingcarton. oven floor and then place the glass turntable on the top of the turntable roller rest.
  • Page 6: Parts And Accessories

    PARTS AND ACCESSORIES Your oven comes with the following accessories: See-Through Door Easy-Clean 1 Use and Care Guide Oven Cavity 1 Glass Turntable Glass Turntable 1 Turntable Roller Rest Oven Control Panel Turntable Roller Rest Safety Interlock System CONTROL PANEL 1.
  • Page 7: Cookware Guide

    COOKWARE GUIDE Most heat-resistant, non-metallic cookware is safe for use in your microwave oven. However, to test cookware before using, follow these steps: 1. Place the empty cookware in the microwave oven. 2. Measure 1 cup of water in a glass measuring cup and place it in the oven beside the cookware. 3.
  • Page 8: Rips For Microwave Cooking

    TIPS FOR MICROWAVE COOKING BROWNING ARRANGEMENT Meat and poultrywith high fat contentthat are cooked Do not stack food. Arrange in a single layer in the dish for 10 or 15 minutesor longerwill brown lightly.Foods for more even cooking. Because dense foods cook cooked a shortertime can be brushedwith a browning more slowly, place thicker portions of meat, poultry, fish, agent, such as Worcestershiresauce, soy sauce, or...
  • Page 9: Using Your Microwave Oven

    CLOCK CHILD LOCK Example: To set the clock for 10:30. You can use this safety feature to lock the control panel so that children cannot use the oven when Touch: Display Shows: you do not want them to and when you are cleaning the oven.
  • Page 10: Add Minute

    ADD MINUTE TIMED COOKING A time-saving pad, this simplified control lets This feature lets you program a specific cook time you quicldy set and start microwave cooking at and power. For best results, there are 10 power 100% power without the need to touch START. level settings in addition to HIGH power (100%).
  • Page 11: Multi-Stage Cooking

    MULTI-STAGE COOKING MICROWAVE POWER LEVELS Your microwave oven has 10 cook power levels to let For best resulta, some recipes coil for different cook you cook or heat a wide variety of foods. Refer to the powers during different stages of a cook cycle. You table below for suggestions: con program your oven to switch from one power Microwave...
  • Page 12: Quick Touch Cooking

    QUICK TOUCH COOKING Use this function to cook food without entering a Example: To cook 1 potato cook time or power. Refer to the Quick Touch Touch: Display Shows: Cook Table below for more information. Example: To cook a 3.5oz. bag of microwave popcorn.
  • Page 13: Auto Defrost

    AUTO DEFROST Three defrost sequences are preset in the oven. NOTE: The auto defrost feature provides you with the best When you touch the START pad, the display changes defrosting method for frozen foods. The cooking guide to defrost time count down. The oven will beep dudng the DEFROST cycle.
  • Page 14: Cooking Tips

    WARNING: Do not use large sheets of aluminum foil because they hinder cooking and may cause arcing, You may use small pieces of foil to shield poultry legs and wings. Keep all aluminum foil at least 1 inch from the walls and door of the oven, COOKING TIPS Meat...
  • Page 15 COOKING TIPS (continued) Fish 1. Arrange fish in a large shallow non-metallic dish or casserole. 2. Cover with pierced microwave plastic wrap or casserole lid. 3. Place the dish on the turntable. 4. Cook according to the instructions in the Fresh Fish Cooking Table below. Flukes of butter can be added to the fish if desired.
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    Questions and Answers Operation Question Answer Why is the oven light not on dudng There may be several reasons why the oven light is not on. cooking? Have you: • Set a cooking time? • Touched START? Why does steam come out of the air Steam is normally produced dudng cooking.
  • Page 17 Questions and Answers (continued) Food Question Answer What is wrong when baked foods have a A hard, dry, brown spot indicates overcooking. Shorten the cooking hard, dry, brown spot? or reheating time. Why do eggs sometimes pop? When baking, frying, or poaching eggs, the yolk may pop due to steam build-up inside the yolk membrane.
  • Page 18: Before Calling For Service

    BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE You can often correct operating problems yourself. If your microwave oven fails to work properly, locate the operating problem in the list below and try the solutions listed for each problem. If the microwave oven still does not work properly, contact the nearest Sears Parts & Repair Center by calling 1-800- 4-MY-HOME®.

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