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Kenmore 721.62252 Use And Care Manual

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Use and Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
Sears, Roebuckand Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/NO.: 3828W5A2593



  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 721.62252

  • Page 1 ® MICROWAVE OVEN Use and Care Guide HORNO DE MICROONDAS Manual de Uso y Cuidado Models/Modelos 721.62252 721.62253 721.62259 Sears, Roebuckand Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/NO.: 3828W5A2593
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Sears Parts & Repair Center in the For one year from the date of purchase, if this United States. For the location of your nearest Kenmore microwave oven fails due to a defect 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 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:...
  • Page 5: Understanding Your Microwave Oven

    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...
  • Page 6: Parts And Accessories

    PARTS AND ACCESSORIES See-Through Door Easy-Clean Your oven comes with the following accessories: Oven Cavity Use and Care Guide Glass Turntable Glass Turntable 1 Turntable Roller Rest Oven Control Panel Turntable Roller Rest Safety Interlock System CONTROL PANEL 1. DISPLAY. The Display includes a clock and...
  • 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.
  • Page 8: Tips For Microwave Cooking

    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 will brown lightly. Foods for more even cooking.
  • Page 9: Using Your Microwave Oven

    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: Quick Touch Sensor Operation Instruction

    QUICK TOUCH SENSOR POTATO (EXAMPLE) OPERATION 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.
  • Page 11: Quick Touch Sensor Table

    QUICK TOUCH SENSOR 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 1 - 2 cups...
  • Page 12: Auto Cook

    AUTO COOK ADD MINUTE Use this function to cook food without entering A time-saving pad, this simplified control lets cook time or power. Refer to the "Auto Cook Table" you quickly set and start microwave cooking below for more information. 100% power without the need to touch...
  • Page 13: Option Function Table

    OPTION OPTION provides four modes which make using your microwave oven quite handy. You can select SOUND ON/OFF, CLOCK ON/OFF, SCROLL SPEED and LBS/KG. Example: To select Kg unit: Example: To turn off Sound of beeper Touch: Display Shows: Touch: Display Shows: Time of day.
  • Page 14: 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 will beep during The auto defrost feature provides you with the best the DEFROST cycle.
  • Page 15: Auto Defrost Table

    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%).
  • Page 16: 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.
  • Page 17: Cooking Tips

    WARNING: Do not use aluminum foil during cooking cycle. COOKING TIPS Meat Poultry 1. No special techniques are required. Meat should 1. No special techniques are required. Poultry should prepared as with conventional cooking. Season be prepared as with conventional cooking.
  • Page 18: Cooking Tips

    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.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    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...
  • Page 20 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...
  • Page 21: 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...
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