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All Off/Locked; Melt Function; Warm Function - Kenmore ELITE 44082 Use & Care Manual

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The dual-size and triple-size elements offer f lexibility depending
onthesize ofthecookware. Single s ize canbeused inthesame
way asaregular element. The dual a nd triple sizes combine
single, dual a ndouter e lement andarerecommended
cookware, large quantities offood, a ndhome canning.
To Use:
A. Single cooking zone
B. Dual cooking zone
C. Triple cooking zone
Touch ON/OFE The Triple cooking zone (C) will turn on
2. Touch HEAT ZONE SIZE to select desired zone diameter.
Touch once for Single zone (A), twice for Dual zone (B), or
3 times for Triple zone (C).
3. Choose a power level between HI and SIMMER. Touch the
"up" or "down" arrow keypads to increase or decrease
4. When finished cooking, touch ON/OFF to turn off surface
cooking area(s) individually, or touch ALL OFF to turn off all
elements at the same time.
Food Poisoning Hazard
Do not let food sit for more than one hour before or
after cooking.
Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness.
The Warm Function is available on the rear elements, and can be
used to keep cooked foods warm, and may be used whether or
not the other surface cooking zones are in use.
It is not recommended
for heating cold foods. When the Warm
Function is in use, it will not glow red like the cooking zones, but
the indicator light will glow on the control panel.
Use only cookware and dishes recommended
for oven and
cooktop use, and that have flat bottoms to make direct contact
with the cooktop surface. Use pot holders or oven mitts to
remove cookware.
Cover all foods with a lid or aluminum foil. Do not use plastic
wrap to cover food, as it may melt onto the cooktop surface.
When warming baked goods, allow a small opening in the cover
for moisture to escape.
Food quality may deteriorate if food is kept on the Warm Function
for an extended period of time. For best results, keep food warm
for no longer than 30 to 45 minutes.
To Use:
1. Touch ON/OFE
2. Touch the "up" arrow once for WARM.
3. When finished cooking, touch ON/OFF to turn off surface
cooking area.
The "All Off" function of the cooktop touch control turns off all
surface cooking areas that are in use at the same time.
The "Locked" function of the cooktop touch control averts
use of the surface cooking areas. When the cooktop
is locked out, the surface cooking areas cannot be turned on by
the cooktop touch controls.
To Lock Cooktop: Press and hold the ALL OFF LOCKED keypad
for 5 seconds. After 5 seconds, a light will glow red above the
"ALL OFF LOCKED" indicator, indicating that the cooktop touch
controls are in the lockout position.
To Unlock Cooktop: Press and hold the ALL OFF LOCKED
keypad for 5 seconds.
The Melt Function is available on both the right front and left front
elements, and is ideal for melting foods such as chocolate and
butter, at a low temperature.
To Use:
1. Touch ON/OFE
2. Touch the "up" arrow once for MELT.
3. When finished cooking, touch ON/OFF to turn surface
cooking area off.
The surface cooking area will glow red when an element is on. It
will cycle on and off, at all settings, to maintain the selected heat
Wiping off the cooktop before and after each use will help keep it
free from stains and provide the most even heating. For more
information, see "General Cleaning" section.
Do not store jars or cans above the cooktop.
Dropping a
heavy or hard object onto the cooktop could crack the
Do not leave a hot lid on the cooktop. As the cooktop cools,
air can become trapped between the lid and the cooktop,
and the ceramic glass could break when the lid is removed.
Clean up sugary spills and soils as soon as hot surface
indicator light goes off. If spills and soils are allowed to cool
down on the surface, they can adhere to the cooktop and
cause pitting and permanent marks.
Lift pots and pans on and off the cooktop. Sliding pots, pans
and skillets that have aluminum or copper bases could leave
permanent scratches and marks on the cooktop.
Do not cook popcorn in prepackaged
aluminum containers
on the cooktop. It could leave aluminum marks that cannot
be removed completely.
Do not allow objects that could melt, like plastic or aluminum
foil, to touch any part of the entire cooktop.

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