Kenmore 790.7877 Use & Care Manual

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Gas Range
Estufa a gas
Models, Modelos
790. 7877*, 7878*, 7881", 7882*
* = color number, nQmero de color
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
pin 316417307 REVA (0409)



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  • Page 1 ® Gas Range Estufa a gas Models, Modelos 790. 7877*, 7878*, 7881", 7882* * = color number, nQmero de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. pin 316417307 REVA (0409)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ON RANGE PARTS For the second through the fifth year from the date of purchase, when installed and operated according to the Installation Instructions and Use & Care Guide, Sears will supply the following range parts free of charge if they fail for the reasons listed below.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IF_!_'lr_T_ Do not store items of interest to children in the Ask your Sears dealer to recommend a qualified technician cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a range. Children...
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions • Protective Liners--Do not use aluminum foil to line surface • Do Not Leave Children Alone--Children should not be left burner pans, or oven bottom, except as suggested in this manual. alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    REAR (back side) panel required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet of the range. Before installing the kit be sure to follow the LP. the application needs must be made by Sears Service. Installation Instructions carefully.
  • Page 6: Protection Agreements

    Annual Preventive Maintenance Check at your Some limitations apply. For more information request - no extra charge Fast help by phone - phone support from a Sears about Sears Canada Maintenance Agreements, call 1-800-361-6665 technician on products requiring in-home repair, plus...
  • Page 7: Range Features

    Range Features Your Gas Range Features Include: Electronic Oven Control with Kitchen Timer. Left Front Burner Valve & Knob. Left Rear Burner Valve & Knob. Center Burner Valve & Knob (some models). Right Rear Burner Valve & Knob. Right Front Burner Valve & Knob. Easy to clean Upswept Cooktop Dishwasher safe 3-piece Burner Grates (colors vary).
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls OVEN VENT Oven Vent Location The oven vent is located below the backguard (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air is released through this vent. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results. DO NOT BLOCK THE VENT.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Setting Surface Controls Do not place plastic Your range may be equipped with different sized surface burners. The ability to items such as salt and pepper shakers, heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the range when it is in use.
  • Page 10: Oven Control Functions

    Oven Control Functions READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use ofyour oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below. UP and DOWN ARROW PADS-- CLOCK SET COOK TIME FEATURE ADD1MINUTE-- BAKEPAD-- Used Used to...
  • Page 11: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Note:The time of day must first be Set in order to operate the oven. To Set the Clock When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display will flash "12:00".
  • Page 12 Setting Oven Controls (cont'd) To Set or Change the Temperature for Baking The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). To Set the Controls for Baking: Press B,ke. " "appears in the display. Within 5 seconds, press the /_ or V.
  • Page 13 Setting Oven Controls (cont'd) To Set the Timed Bake and Delay Start Features (Delayed Timed Bake) The @ COOK TIME and @ DELAY START pads operate the features that will turn the oven ON and OFF at the times you select in advance. The oven can be programmed to start immediately and shut off automatically (Timed Bake) orto begin baking at a later time with a delayed start time (Delay Timed Bake).
  • Page 14 Setting Oven Controls (cont'd) To Set for Broiling: Arrange the oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the Broil Rack Position Table below. Press B,o, ,,__,,will appear in display. Press and hold the A or V until the desired broil setting level appears in the display.
  • Page 15 Setting Oven Controls (cont'd) To Set Add 1 Minute Feature The _ ADD 1 MINUTE pad is used to set additional minutes to the Minute Timer. Each time the _ pad is pressed, another minute is added to the Minute Timer if the Minute Timer is already active, tfthe Minute Timer is not active and the pad is pressed, the Minute Timer feature will become active and will begin counting down from 1 minute.
  • Page 16 Setting Oven Controls (cont'd) ,, ..Using the Slow Cook Feature The _'_ow_ 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 17 Setting Oven Controls (cont'd) To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) The @ COOK TIME and @ DELAY START pads are used to set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may only be used with the B,kepad. The oven temperature may be set higher or lower after setting the Sabbath feature (the oven temperature adjustment feature should be used only during Jewish Holidays), however the display will not visibly show or provide any audible tones indicating whether the change occurred correctly.
  • Page 18: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Oven Controls (cont'd) Setting the Warm & Hold Feature The ..,o_ pad turns ON the Serve Warm & Hold featu re and will maintain an oven temperature of 170 ° F. The Warm & Hold feature will keep oven baked foods warm for serving up to 3 hours after cooking has finished. After 3 hours the Warm & Hold feature will shut the oven OFF automatically.
  • Page 19: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Warmer Drawer Controls (cont'd) To Set the Warmer (Warm & Drawer Thermostat Ready Warmer Drawer Recommended Control (some models) Food Settings Table The thermostat control is used to select the temperature of the warmer drawer. Food Item Setting It is located on the control panel (See Fig. 3 on previous page). To set the thermostat, push in and turn the knob to the desired setting.
  • Page 20 Self-Cleaning During the Self-Cleaning ,,iii cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT ,.0 ..leave small children unattended near the appliance. O P_eh_a_ • Dee_kGcke_ The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle of any range.
  • Page 21: Select Self Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning (cont'd) Starting the Select Self-Clean Cycle or a Delayed Start Self-Clean Cycle For satisfactory results, use a 2 hour Self-Clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for average or a 4 hour cycle for heavy soils. NOTE: The kitchen area should be well ventilated using an open window, ventitlation fan or exhaust hood during the 1st Self-Clean cycle.
  • Page 22: General Care & Cleaning

    Use caution when replacing the burner cap so the electrode is not damaged. This may ca use a delayed ignition or prevent the burner from igniting. Any additions, changes or conversions required in order for this appliance to perform satisfactorily must be made by an author zed Sears Serv ce Center.
  • Page 23 General Care & Cleaning (cont'd) Removing and Replacing the Lift-Off Oven Door The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down. Door Hinge To Remove Oven Door: locations with oven door Open oven door completely (horizontal with floor- See Fig.
  • Page 24: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    General Care & Cleaning (cont'd) Cleaning the ContouredWell Areas, Burner Cap, Burner Head and Burner Drip Pans (some models) The contoured well areas, burner cap, burner head and burner drip pans (some models) should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. Refer to the following instructions: To Clean the Recessed and Contoured Areas of the Cooktop - tf a spill occurs...
  • Page 25: Before You Make A Service Call

    Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review this list. tt 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...
  • Page 26 Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Meat is too close to the broil burner. Reposition the oven rack to provide more clearance between the meat and the broiler. Meat not properly prepared.
  • Page 27: Recipes For Slow Cook

    Recipes for Slow Cook Slow Cook Turkey Breast In a large mixing bowl, combine first 5 ingredients; blend well. 1 turkey breast In a roasting pan, spread potatoes and onions over the bottom 2 cups chicken broth of the pan. Pour soup mixture over...
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