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Kenmore ELITE 790.4438 Series Use & Care Manual

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Models, Modelos: 790.4428#,
.,.-'--- C olor number, nL_mero de color
i_ii_iii _!_i_
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
PIN 318203601 Rev. A (0706)


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  • Page 1 ® ELECTRIC COOKTOP PARRILLA DE COClNAR ELECTRICA Models, Modelos: 790.4428#, 790.4438_ .,.-'--- C olor number, nL_mero de color i_ii_iii _!_i_ Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. PIN 318203601 Rev. A (0706)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Operating the Single Radiant Surface Elements ..10 Protection Agreements ........... Operating the Dual Surface Elements ......Sears Service ..............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 ®...
  • 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 sYmbol Will help alert You to situations that may cause serious bodily haiml death or property damage. This sYmbo! wi!! he!p aie_ You tO Situati0ns that may cause bodily injury 0r property damagel •...
  • Page 4: Serial Plate Location

    Important Safety Instructions cover the surface unit. The use of undersized utensils will • Do Not Use Decorative Surface Element Covers. If an expose a portion of the surface heating unit to direct element is accidentally turned on, the decorative cover contact and may result in ignition of clothing.
  • Page 5: Cooktop Features

    Cooktop Features READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE COOKTOP The Cooking Zones may appear to be cool while turned ON and after they have been turned OFF. The glass surface may be HOT form residual heat transferred from the cookware and burns may occur. Left Rear Single Radiant Element Left Front Double Radiant Element Right Rear Single Radiant Element...
  • Page 6: Surface Cooking

    CORRECT INCORRECT Surface Cooking Use Proper Cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that • Curved and warped pan bottoms. 1" make good contact with the entire surface • Flat bottom and straight --"1 sides. heating element. 4,4I_ Check for flatness by •...
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls General Cooktop Information About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass. The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath. Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop.
  • Page 8 Setting Surface Controls (cont'd) Using the Touch Control The recommended way to use the touch pads on the cooktop is shown in Figure 1. Be sure that your finger is placed in the center of the touch pad as shown. If the finger is not placed on the center of a pad, the cooktop may not respond to the Fig.
  • Page 9 Setting Surface Controls (cont'd) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) feature provides a digital display of the radiant surface elements on the cooktop. The ESEC display in Figure 1 Figure 2 combination with the touch pads is designed to replace conventional control knobs.
  • Page 10: Operating The Single Radiant Surface Elements

    Setting Surface Controls (¢ont'd) Operating Single Radiant Surface Elements The 30" cooktop has 2 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the RIGHT REAR and the LEFT REAR positions (Figure 1); The 36" cooktop has 3 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the RIGHT REAR, the CENTER REAR and the LEFT REAR positions (Figure 2).
  • Page 11: Operating The Dual Surface Elements

    Setting Surface Controls (cont'd) Operating the DUAL Surface Elements The cooktops are equipped with a DUAL radiant surface element located at the right front cooktop position (Figures 1 & 2). Indicator lights on the control panel at that position are used to indicate what portions of the dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 12: Sabbath Feature Mode

    Setting Surface Controls (cont'd) Sabbath Feature Mode When the Sabbath feature is ON, all electronic surface element control displays show "Sb" (Fig. 1). The surface elements can be used even if the Sabbath Feature is on. To activate the Sabbath Feature Mode: Fig.
  • Page 13: 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 14: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Recommendations for the Ceramic Glass Cooktop Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the ceramic glass surface.
  • Page 15: Before You Call

    Before You Call POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION OCCURRENCE House fuse has blown or circuit breaker has tripped. Check/reset breaker or replace fuse. If Entire cooktop does not the problem is a circuit overload, have this situation corrected by a qualified electrician. operate. Wiring connection is not complete.
  • Page 16: Notes

  • Page 17: Protection Agreements

    Enhorabuena per haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su nuevo Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your producto Kenmore®esta diseflado y fabricado para brindade aflos de Kenmore®product is designed and manufactured for years funcionamiento fiable. Pero, come cualquier producto, puede necesitar dependable operation.
  • Page 18: Sears Service

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