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Kenmore 4290 - Elite 36 in. Electric Induction Cooktop Use And Care Manual

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Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
318200639 Rev. A (0604)



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  • Page 1 ® INDUCTION COOKTOP CUBIERTA DE INDUCCION Models, Modelos 790.4290* * = Color number, nQmero de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 318200639 Rev. A (0604)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    • Preheat Recommendations .......... Sears Service ..........Back Cover • KeepWarm Feature ............. Kenmore Elite Appliance Warranty One Year 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 or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®to arrange for free...
  • 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 & instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols & follow all instructions given. This symbo! will help alert YOUto situations that may cause sedous bodilY harrnl death or property damagel This symbol will help alert you to situati0ns that may cause b0dily injury 0r pr0perty damagel cookbooks, plasticware and towels, as well as flammable This unit has been tested and found to comply with the limits...
  • Page 4: Product Record

    Important Safety Instructions FOR CERAMIC COOKTOP ONLY • Use Proper Pan Size. This appliance is equipped with one or more COOKING ZONES of different sizes. Select • Do Not Clean or Operate a Broken Cooktop. lfcooktop utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the should break, cleaning solutions...
  • Page 5: Induction Cooktop Features

    Induction Cooktop Features READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE INDUCTION COOKTOP Fig 1. Fig2. Fig3. Left Rear Cooking Zone. 12. Cooktop Power Key Pad (See p. 6). Left Front Cooking Zone. 13. Cooktop Power Indicator Light (See p. 6). Right Rear Cooking Zone.
  • Page 6: Induction Cooktop Display Messages

    Induction Cooktop Display Messages LED Messages or Light Indicators Displayed by Main Control CONTROLS LOCK - This feature allows the cooktop to be locked only when the cooktop is switched to OFE Touch and hold the LOCK key pad for 5 seconds. A beep will sound and the Lock indicator light will glow (Fig.
  • Page 7: Before Using The Cooktop

    Before Using the Cooktop USE THE CORRECT COOKWARE TYPE - The magnetic Cooking Zone sensors located below the cooktop surface require the use of cookware made with magnetic material in order to start the heating process on any of the Cooking Zones. When purchasing pans, look for cookware specifically identified by the manufacturer for use with Induction cooktops.
  • Page 8 Before Using the Cooktop Induction Cookware Recommendations Use Quality Cookware in Good Condition INCORRECT CORRECT The cookware used with the Induction Cooktop should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface of the Cooking Zone. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Fig.
  • Page 9: Setting Cooktop Controls

    Before Using the Cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended cooktop cleaning creme (on the web visit for replacement cleaner, item number40079) to the ceramic surface. Buffwith a non-abrasive cloth or no- scratch cleaning pad. This will make cleaning easier when soiled from cooking. The special cooktop cleaning cream leaves a protective finish on the glass to help prevent scratches and abrasions.
  • Page 10: Preheat Recommendations

    Setting Cooktop Controls To Turn ON one or more of the Cooking Zones (cont'd) IMPORTANT OPERATING NOTES: • Fluids spilled or objects lying on the controls area of the cooktop may cause the cooktop to display an error code and turn OFF while cooking.
  • Page 11: Minute Timer

    Setting Cooktop Controls Minute Timer The Minute Timer feature may be useful in the kitchen if a recipe calls for keeping track of time. This feature will keep track of time from 1 to 99 minutes. The LED display located to the left of the Timer UP/DOWN arrow key pads will begin to count down minutes once set.
  • Page 12: Power Sharing

    Setting Cooktop Controls Power Sharing The cooktop is equipped with five cooking zones within three heating sections: right, left and center. Each section is powered by one induction inverter. The two cooking zones in the right and left section share the power of one inverter.
  • Page 13: Cooktopcleaning Maintenance

    General Care & Cleaning Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & 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 14: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Do not use the following on the ceramic cooktop (Soo Fig. 26): • 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 15: Before You Call

    Before You Call • Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review this list. tt 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 16: Before You Call

    Before You Call • Solutions to Common Problems (cont'd) OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Cooktop Zone Control displays E Induction Cooktop main control has detected a fault or error condition. Try turning and LED Main Control displays electrical power supply OFF and back ON to cooktop in order to reset Cooktop digits error code.
  • Page 17: Protection Agreements

    Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Lo felicitamos por haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su Kenmore ®product is designed and manufactured for years of nuevo producto Kenmore®fue diseSado y fabricado para dependable operation. But like all products, it may require ofrecer muchos aSos de servicio confiable.
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