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Kenmore ELITE 790.9747 Series Use & Care Manual

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Models, Modelos
* = color number, num(_ro de couleur
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
316544302 (0807)



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  • Page 1 ® Electric .ange Estufa el_ctrica Models, Modelos 790.9747*, 9748* * = color number, num(_ro de couleur _!iiiiiljil; Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 316544302 (0807)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Saving & Recalling Recipe Settings ......... 21 Recipes for Slow Cook ............Sears Service ............back cover 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 and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call I=800=4=MY-HOIVIE®...
  • Page 3: Importantsafetyinstructions

    important Safety instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This manual contains importantsafety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. This symb01 Will help alert you t0 SitUations that may CauSe Seri0us bodily harml death or pr0perty damagel This symb01 will help ale rt you t0 situati0ns that may cause b0dily injuiy0r property damagel .
  • Page 4: Importantsafetyinstructions

    important Safety instructions IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USINGYOUR IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR COOKTOP OVEN • Know which knob controls each surface heating unit. Place a • Use Care When Opening Oven Door or Warmer Drawer (if equipped)--Stand to the side of the range when opening the door pan of food on the unit before turning it on, and turn the unit off before removing the pan.
  • Page 5: Protection Agreements

    Acuerdos maestros de proteccion Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ® Enhorabuena por haber hecho una compra inteligente, Su nuevo producto Kenmore®esta disefiado y fabricado para brindarle afios de product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation.
  • Page 6: Range Features

    Range Features Your Electric Range Features include: Electronic Oven Control with Timer. Glass Touch Sensitive Control Panel. Left Front TurboBoil TMControl & Digital Display (some models). Left Rear 6" Element Control & Digital Display. i i __!!!_ !!_ ! !i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i Warm &...
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Range Features Your Electric Range Features include (cont'd): 29. Ceramic Smoothtop 30. Left rear 6" Single Radiant Element. 31. Left Front TurboBoil (some models) or 9" Element. 32. Warm & ReadyTMZone Element. 34. Right Front 6-9-12" Triple Radiant Element (some models). NOTE: The features of your range may vary according to model type &...
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls Types of Oven Racks Step Down Oven Rack Flat Handle Oven Rack (some models) Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Always use pot holders or oven mitts when adjusting the oven racks. Wait until the oven has completely cooled if possible. Oven racks may be HOT and may cause burns.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls • General Cooktop Information • About Radiant Surface Elements • Locations of the Radiant Surface Elements and Controls • Locking & Unlocking the Cooktop About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass.
  • Page 10: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls • Electronic Surface Element Controls (ESEC) • Available ESEC Display Settings • Hot Surface Indicator Lights • Cooktop Sabbath Day Feature and Message (Sb) • ESEC Lockout Feature (- -) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) Fig. 2 Fig.
  • Page 11 Setting Surface Controls • Recommended Surface Cooking Settings • Operating Single Surface Radiant Controls Recommended Surface Cooking Settings Setting Type of Cooking Start most foods, bring water to a boil or pan broiling HIGH (8.0= Hi) Continue a rapid boil, fry or deep fat fry MEDIUM HIGH (5.0= 8.0) Maintain a slow boil, thicken sauces and gravies or steam vegetables MEDIUM (3.0= 5.0)
  • Page 12 Setting Surface Controls • Operating the Triple Surface Radiant Control o, +Midd)e Operating the Triple Element (some models) Inner The cooktop is equipped with a TRIPLE radiant surface element located at the right front cooktop position (See Fig. 1). Indicator Fig.
  • Page 13: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls • Setting Warmer Zone Control Operating the Warmer (Warm & Ready Zone Warmer Zone Recommended Food The purpose of the Warmer Zone is to keep hot cooked foods at Settings Table serving temperature. Use the Warmer Zone to keep cooked foods hot Food Item Heating such as;...
  • Page 14: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking • Using Proper Cookware • Cookware Material Types • Arranging Warmer Drawer Racks *CORRECT INCORRECT Using proper cookware The size and type of cookware used will influence the setting needed for best cooking results. Cookware o Curved and warped pan t"...
  • Page 15: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Warmer Drawer Controls • Operating & Setting Warmer Drawer Controls Warmer Drawer Recommended • Warmer Drawer & Bread Proofing Indicator Lights Food Settings Table • Warmer Drawer Humidity Controller Food item Setting Operating the Warmer Drawer The purpose of the Warmer Drawer is to keep hot cooked foods at serving Bacon temperature.
  • Page 16 Setting Warmer Drawer Controls • Arranging Warmer Drawer Racks • Bread Proofing ..i_i!!#iii!!ii_ii_i_' Proof Bread To Set the Warmer Drawer & Bread Proofing Controls: Touch the / pad at the Warmer Drawer control position. The Warmer Drawer indicator light will flash. Note: If no further pads are touched within 25 seconds the request to power the Warmer Drawer ON will clear.
  • Page 17: Electronic Oven Control Pad Features

    Electronic Oven Control Pad Features SLOWCOOK-- Use to select the Slow Cook feature. FLEX START- CONV ROAST-- CLEAN-- Use to start BAKE-- Use to select the COOKTIME-- Use to all oven Use to 0 THRU 9 Convection Roast BROIL--Use Use to enter select the features enter the...
  • Page 18: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls • Setting the Clock • Changing between 12or24 hourdisplay • Silent Control Operation Setting the Clock The CLOCK __ pad is used to set the clock. The clock may be set for 12 or 24 hour time of day operation. The clock has been preset at the factory for the 12 hour operation.
  • Page 19: Continuous Bake Or Twelve Hour Energy Saving Mode

    Setting Oven Controls • Continuous Bake or Twelve Hour Energy Saving Mode • Timer Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving The TIMER _sit_ and FLEX CLEAN _ pads control the Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving features. The oven control has a factory preset built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut offthe oven if the oven control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes.
  • Page 20: Locking & Unlocking Oven Lockout

    Setting Oven Controls • Oven Lockout • Setting Temperature Display OVEN LOCKOUT Setting Oven Lockout Feature The Q pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door, prevents the Warmer Drawer and most oven controls from being turned ON. It does not disable the clock, Timer or the interior oven light. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 21: Saving & Recalling Recipe Settings

    Setting Oven Controls • Saving & Recalling Recipe Settings To Set the Recipe Recall Feature The Recipe Recall feature may be used to record and recall your favorite recipe settings. This feature may store 1 setting for each of the 5 basic cooking pads. The key pads that a recipe may be stored with are BAKE _ake_'_,CONV BAKE CONV ROAST _'), CAKES @ &...
  • Page 22: Setting Preheat

    Setting Oven Controls • Preheat for Electric Ranges Setting Preheat For the best baking performance use the PREHEAT H_era_t feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to the set baking temperature and then indicate when to place the food in the oven. Preheating is not necessary when roasting or cooking casseroles.
  • Page 23: Using Air Guard

    Setting Oven Controls • Using Air Guard • Setting Bake Some Important Things to Know Before Setting any Basic Oven Cooking Function: This appliance has been factory pre-set to start any BAKE, CONV BAKE, CONV ROAST, PREHEAT, CAKE or BREAD function with the oven set temperature automatically set for 350°F.
  • Page 24: Setting Cook Time

    Setting Oven Controls • Setting Cook Time Setting Cook Time The BAKE _ak_ and COOK TiME _TCi°° b pads control the Cook Time feature. The automatic timer of the Cook Time feature will turn the oven OFF after cooking for the desired amount of time you select. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 25: Setting Delay Start

    Setting Oven Controls • Setting Delay Start Setting Delay Start The BAKE (BAKEj),OVEN COOK TIME (,.'_'m_'.)and DELAY START (._'_tY_pads control the Delay Start feature. The automatic timer of the DELAY START feature will turn the oven ON and OFF at the times you select. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 26: Setting Broil & Searing Grill

    Setting Oven Controls • Setting Broil (Electric Range) The _roil_ pad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage. The Broil feature is preset to start broiling at 550°F, however, the Broil feature temperature may be set at any temperature between 400°F and 550°F.
  • Page 27: Setting Convection Roast

    Setting Oven Controls Benefits of Convection Roast: --Some foods cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. • Setting Convection Roast --Multiple oven rack baking. • Setting Cakes or Breads --No special pans or bakeware needed. Setting the Food Categories Features The CONV ROAST (,_'t),...
  • Page 28: Meat Probe

    Setting Oven Controls • Using the Meat Probe (some models) Using and Setting Meat Probe Checking the internal temperature of your food is the most effective way of insuring that your food has been properly cooked. When cooking meat such as roasts, hams or poultry you can use the meat probe to check the internal temperature without any guesswork.
  • Page 29: Meat Probe

    Setting Oven Controls • Using the Meat Probe Using and Setting the Meat Probe (cont'd) To use the Meat Probe: Prepare the food and properlyinsertthetemperature probe into the food. DO NOTPREHEATor start cooking before properly inserting the meat probe. The probe should be inserted into the food and receptacle while the oven is still cool.
  • Page 30: Setting Convection Bake

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Bake Benefits of Convection Bake: --Multiple oven rack baking. --No special pans or bakeware needed. Setting Convection Bake The CONV BAKE _ pad controls the Convection Bake feature. Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The oven can be programmed for Convection Bake at any temperature Air circulation of Convection Cooking...
  • Page 31: Setting Convection Convert

    Setting Oven Controls • Setting Convection Convert Feature • Setting Add 1 Minute Feature To set the Convection Convert feature The _ CONV CONVERT pad is used to automatically convert a standard Baking recipe for convection baking. When set properly, this feature is designed to display the oven set converted (reduced) temperature in the display. Convection Convert MUST be used with a Convection Bake keypad.
  • Page 32: Setting Slow Cook

    Setting Oven Controls • Setting the Slow Cook Feature • Oven Light Setting the Slow Cook Feature The _o°o_ SLOW COOK pad is used to activate this feature. The Slow Cook feature may be used to cook foods more slowly, at lower oven temperatures and provides cooking results much the same way as a Slow Cooker or Crock-Pot. The Slow Cook feature is ideal for roasting beef, pork &...
  • Page 33 Setting Oven Controls • Setting the Sabbath Day Feature To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) The _iTCi°%k'_ OVEN COOK TIME and @ DELAY START pads are used to set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may only be used with the B_ej_ pad.
  • Page 34: Setting The Sabbath Feature

    Setting Oven Controls • Setting the Sabbath Day Feature (cont'd) • Setting the Warm & Hold Feature It is recommended that any oven temperature change with the Sabbath feature activated be followed with 2 presses of the START pad. This will insure the oven remains ON even if the attempt to set the oven temperature was lower or higher than the oven control can accept.
  • Page 35: Warmer Drawer Removal

    Warmer Drawer Removal • Removing & Replacing Warmer Drawer To Remove and Replace Warmer (Warm & Pull up with finger Ready Drawer Electrical Shock Hazard can occur and result in serious injury or death. Disconnect appliance from electric power before cleaning and servicing the Left Glide warmer drawer, Remove...
  • Page 36: Self=Cleaning

    Self=Cleaning • Preparing for a Self-Clean cycle During the Self-Cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance. The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle of any range.
  • Page 37 Self= Cleaning • Setting Flex Clean or Delay Flex Clean The FLEX CLEAN (,C_a_ pad is used to start a Self-Cleaning cycle. When used with the DELAY START (,_'_tY_ pad, delayed Self-Cleaning cycle may also be programmed. The FLEX CLEAN feature allows for any Self-Cleaning cycle time from 2 (2:00) to 4 hours (4:00) to be selected.
  • Page 38: Self=Cleaning

    Self= Cleaning Setting Flex Clean Setting Delay Flex Clean INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY The time of day, "HOT", "DOOR LOCKED" and "CLEAN" icon will remain in the display (See Fig. 7). Once the oven has cooled down for approximately 1 HOUR, and the "DOOR LOCKED"...
  • Page 39: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    Adjusting Oven Temperature • How to adjust the oven temperature higher or lower The cooking temperatures for the oven have been pre-set at the factory. When using the oven for the first time, be sure to follow recipe times and temperatures. If you think the oven is too hot or too cool, the temperature in the oven may be adjusted.
  • Page 40: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning • Cleaning Table Surfaces: How to Clean: Aluminum & Vinyl Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soil and built-up Painted &...
  • Page 41 General Care & Cleaning • Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance • Cleaning Recommendations for the Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Consistent andproper cleaning is essential to maintaining yourceramic glass Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended CookTop® Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface (on the web visit www,sears,com for replacement cooktop cleaner, item number 40079).
  • Page 42 General Care & Cleaning • Cleaning Recommendations for the Ceramic Glass Cooktop (cont'd) • Special Caution for Aluminum Use on the Ceramic Cooktop • Removing & Replacing the Lift-Off Oven Door • Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as metal and some nylon pads.
  • Page 43: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning • Changing Oven Lights • Care & Cleaning of Stainless Steel (some models) Changing Oven Lights Be sure the range is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing oven light. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection against possible broken glass.
  • Page 44: Before You Callforservice

    Before You Call • Solutions to Common Problems Before you callforservice, review this list. It 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 Poor installation.
  • Page 45 Before You Call • Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Oven light does not work. Replace or tighten bulb. See Changing Oven Light section in this Use & Care Guide. Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Control(s) not set properly. Follow instructions under Setting Oven Controls.
  • Page 46: Recipes For Slow Cook

    Recipes for Slow Cook with the pork chops. Sprinkle pepper seasoning and parsley on top of pork chops. Cover pan with lid or aluminum foil and place Slow Cook Turkey Breast on rack in the oven. 1 turkey breast Using the Slow Cook feature pad, set control on "Lo" setting for 2 cups chicken broth 5 to 6 hours, or the "Hi"...
  • Page 47 Notes _!iiiiilj'ii_...
  • Page 48 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 and items like garage door openers and water heaters.

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