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Kenmore 721.62342 Use And Care Manual

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Use and Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/NO.: 3828W5A2979



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  • Page 1 ® MICROWAVE OVEN Use and Care Guide HORNO DE MICROONDAS Manual de Uso y Cuidado Models/Modelos 721.62342 721.62344 721.62349 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/NO.: 3828W5A2979
  • Page 2 SAFETY ............Child Lock ............Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure Sensor Cook Operation Instruction ....Potato ............... To Excessive Microwave Energy ......Sensor Cook Table ..........Grounding Instructions ........Add Minute ............Important Safety Instructions ......UNDERSTANDING YOUR Auto Defrost ............MICROWAVE OVEN .........
  • Page 3: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure

    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 oven to avoid harm to yourself or damage to your oven. WARNING To reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, injury to persons, or exposure to excessive microwave energy: 1.
  • Page 5: Specifications

    INSTALLATION 3. Place the turntable roller rest in the circle on the 1. Remove your Kenmore microwave oven and all packing materials from the shipping carton. oven floor and then place the glass turntable on the top of the turntable roller rest.
  • Page 6: Parts And Accessories

    PARTS AND ACCESSORIES See-Through Door Easy-Clean Your oven comes with the following accessories: Oven Cavity 1 Use and Care Guide 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 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 TIPS FOR MICROWAVE COOKING BROWNING ARRANGEMENT Meat and poultry with high fat content that are cooked Do not stack food. Arrange in a single layer in the dish for 10 or 15 minutes or longer wilt brown lightly. Foods for more even cooking. Because dense foods cook cooked a shorter time can be brushed with a browning more slowly, place thicker portions of meat, poultry, fish, agent, such as Worcestershire...
  • Page 9: Child Lock

    CHILD LOCK CLOCK You can use this safety feature to lock the control Example: To set the clock for 10:30(AM) 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: Potato (Example)

    SENSOR COOK OPERATION POTATO (EXAMPLE) INSTRUCTION SENSOR COOK allows you to cook most of your Sensor touch cooking provides exciting new features favorite foods without having to select cooking to make microwaving easier. Sensor menu with all the times and power levels. This oven automatically popular food choices, helps you to reheat perfectly determines required cooking times for each food...
  • Page 11: Sensor Cook Table

    SENSOR COOK TABLE CATEGORY DIRECTION AMOUNT Potato Pierce each potato with a fork and place on the oven tray around 1 - 4 medium approx. the edge, at least one inch apart. 10 oz. each Rice Place rice and twice as much liquid (water or chicken or 1 - 2 cups Use medium or long grain vegetable stock) in a 2-quart microwavable...
  • Page 12: Auto Defrost

    AUTO DEFROST NOTE: When you touch the START pad, the display changes Three defrost sequences are preset in the oven. to defrost time count down. The oven wilt beep during The auto defrost feature provides you with the best the DEFROST cycle. At this time, open the door and defrosting method for frozen foods.
  • Page 13: Timed Cooking

    AUTO DEFROST TABLE TIMED COOKING Category Food to be Defrosted This feature lets you program a specific cook time Beef and power. For best results, there are 10 power Ground beef, Round steak, level settings in addition to HIGH power (100%). Cubes for stew, Tenderloin steak, Refer to the "Microwave Power Level Table"...
  • Page 14: Multi-Stage Cooking

    MICROWAVE POWER LEVELS MULTI-STAGE COOKING Your microwave oven has 10 cook power levels to let For best results, some recipes call 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: can program your oven to switch from one power Microwave...
  • Page 15: Cooking Tips

    WARNING: Do not use aluminum foil during cooking cycle. COOKING TIPS Meat Poultry 1. No special techniques are required. Meat should be 1. No special techniques are required. Poultry should prepared as with conventional cooking. Season if be prepared as with conventional cooking. Season if desired.
  • Page 16 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. Flakes of butter can be added to the fish if desired.
  • Page 17 Questions and Answers Operation Question Answer Why is the oven light not on during 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 during cooking.
  • Page 18 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 19: 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 Authorized Service Center. Sears Authorized Service Centers are fully equipped to handle your service requirements.
  • Page 20 Your Home For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, or heating and cooling systems, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement parts, accessories owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional installation of home appliances...

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