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Kenmore 565.60512 Use And Care Manual

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Models 565, 60512, 60519
Sears, Roebuck
and Co.,
IL 60179 U.S A
Pa_ No16699



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  • Page 1 ® Countertop Microwave Oven Models 565, 60512, 60519 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S A Pa_ No16699 WWW.seaFs,corII3...
  • Page 2: Specifications

    PIRECAUT ONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE ICROWAVE ENERGY (a) 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 interlocks (b) Do not place any object between the oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner...
  • Page 3: Operation

    FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY STORE OR SERVICE CENTER in-fhe United States. For one year from the date of purchase, if this Kenmore ® Microwave Oven fails This Warranty applies only while this due to a defect in material product is in use in the United States,...
  • Page 4: Proper And Safe Use Of Your Oven

    PROPER AND SAFE USE OF YOUR OVEN The oven must be level Do not attempt to deep-fry in your microwave oven. The turntable and turntable roller rest must be in the oven during o Do not do home canning in this microwave oven as it is impossible cooking,...
  • Page 5 iMPORTANT SAFETY 0NSTRUCTNONS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: WARNING - 'To reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, injury to persons or exposure to excessive microwave energy: o Read all instructions before use o Install or locate...
  • Page 6: Grounding Instructions

    GROUNDgNG iNSTRUCTiONS This appliance must be grounded, In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of DANGER electric shock by providing an escape wire for the Electric Shock Hazard electric current This appliance is equipped with a •...
  • Page 7 Materials you can in microwave oven Utensils Remarks Aluminum foil Shielding only Small smooth pieces can be used to cover thin parts of meat or poultry to prevent overcooking, Arcing occur if foil is too close to oven walls. The foil should be at [east 1 inch away from oven Wails.
  • Page 8: Names Of Oven Parts And Accessories

    Care Guide Windmill plus Super EvenWave ® System The WindmilF M fan is a unique Kenmore microwave stirrer system that is visible on the right wall of the oven cavity It mixes and redistributes the microwave energy in every direction within the oven..
  • Page 9: Installation

    If installing the microwave (30 inch) 20-69912 oven over an electric oven, it must only 565_ 60512 20-69911120-691 l be installed over the following Kenmore (27 inch) Electric Ovens, Stock No : (30 inch) 20-69913/20-6913 (27 inch) 47485, 47486, 47489, 47189 •...
  • Page 10 CONTROL PANEL AND FEATURES Display Window Counts down cooking time in seconds Shows clock time when oven is not in use Indicators STEP11 STEP2J STEP3: Cooking stage indicators AUTO/DEFROST/PAUSE: ,_U't05_0,5T F_U_E Cooking mode indicators TIME! POWER/SERVING/LB/oz.: Lights or ffashes to enter cooking time, power setting, food weight or number of servings QuickTouch...
  • Page 11: Child Lock-Out

    SETTING CLOCK To set the correct time of day, follow the steps as betow_ Exam Die: To set 3:15: ,,,Keypad Display SteS_te Procedure Touch CLOCK n.nn U.tJLI ¢© Turn DIAL until 3: is indicated in the dis 3lay © _ush DIAL tz_"z -----_urn L until 3:15 is...
  • Page 12: Kitchen Timer

    KITCHEN TIMER You can use the Kitchen Timer function independently, even while a cooking program is going on in the oven. Example: To set timer for 3 minutes: Keypad Display Ste___pp Procedure iTouch KITCHEN TIMER Turn DIAL untie 3:00 is indicated in the display (up to 9 hours)
  • Page 13 Example: To cook at power level P 80 for 40 seconds: StePl Procedure Keypad Display iTouch TIME ° Turn DIAL until :40 is indicated in the display 17_ r= TouchPOWER P100appears in the display IUlJ Turn DIAL until P 80 is indicated in the display Push DIAL Note: .
  • Page 14: Quick Touch

    QUICK TOUCH COOKING The Quick Touch feature allows you to simply and automatically cook a range of popular foods. Simply touch the appropriate key and turn DIAL until your desired setting appears on the display then push DIAL to start cooking Exam _te: To reheat 2 servings of soup:...
  • Page 15: Automatic Defrost By Weight

    AUTOMATIC DEFROST BY WEIGHT The best defrosting time and power levels are automatically determined depending on the food weight you enter The feature provides two options: FINE DEFROST: Use for thorough defrosting of frozen foods, when it is important to have the center section defrosted as well as the outside Examples for recommended are: whole chicken, roasts and steak.
  • Page 16 Note: o Weight can be entered up to 5.9 Ib& o Beep tone sounds 5 seconds during the defrosting cycle to signal that food should be rearranged to improve defrosting performance. Open the door and rearrange the food. The oven continues the defrosting cycle to the end if you do not open the door.
  • Page 17: Add Minute

    MINUTE This feature allows you to cook at maximum power level without pushing DIAL to start cooking You can also extend 1-minute cooking time by repeating this keypad up to 90 minutes during Time Cooking Example: To set ADD MINUTE for 2 minutes: ,Ste p Procedure Keypad...
  • Page 18 COOKING TECHNIQUES Advantages of microwave cooking Delicate Ingredients speed and efficiency For warming, Some foods require special attention heating, and defrosting, nothing when cooked in the microwave oven, compares. There are a few tips that will Delicate foods such as eggs, cheese, make microwaving easier and more mayonnaise,...
  • Page 19 QUICK TOUCH COOKING COOKINGtREHEATING TIPS PIZZA SLICE FROZEN ENTREE • Place on a paper plate_ Follow package directions o Pizza must be room or refrigerated removing or venting cover, piercing temperature pouch, replacing foil, covering with plastic wrap, etc. POTATO Frozen foods with special packaging Pierce with fork,.
  • Page 20 QUICK TOUCH COOKING (CONT.) Quick Touch Cooking/Reheating Guide Special Notes Item/Amount Press keypad Place on paper towel or paper plate or Cooked pizza leave in uncovered cardboard box, points 1 - 3 slices (3 - 9 oz) toward center. PIZZA CAUTION: Be careful when eating pizza.
  • Page 21: Appetizers

    TiME COOKING - APPETIZERS CONVERTING RECIPES ° Cover appetizers or dips only when called for by a recipe. Use casserole Most hot appetizers adapt well to lids, wax paper, plastic wrap, or paper microwave cooking, the exception being towel. those wrapped in pastry.
  • Page 22 TiME COOKING - MEATS, POULTRY AND FiSH CHECKING DONENESS PREPARATION Beef: The color inside meat indicates o Use a microwave-safe dish, etc. doneness Rare roast should be red • Defrost frozen foods completely.. ° Wash poultry and fish in coot water. inside.
  • Page 23 Stand Cooking Food Power Special Notes Time Time Beef Arrange in loaf dish. P 5O 15 - 20 min. 5 min. Meat loaf, 11/2 tb Cover with wax paper, Place in a shallow dish. Chops, Cover loosely with wax loin 1/2 inch thick, paper_ Turn over halfway I Pork 7 oz each...
  • Page 24: Time Cooking

    Cooking Stand Food Special Notes Time Time Arrange skin-side up in Poultry a baking dish halfway Chicken pieces, 5 - 8 min 5 min.. through cooking, up to 2 tbs t lb meatier portions toward I P100 edge of dish. Cover with plastic wrap or lid.
  • Page 25: Baked Goods And Desserts

    TiME COOKING - BAKED GOODS AND DESSERTS If a recipe contains buttermilk or sour Converting Recipes When adapting quick bread recipes, you cream, do not change the amount of soda, since it serves to counteract will find it necessary to reduce the amount of leavening (baking...
  • Page 26: Sears Service

    Sears Trained Years of Ownership 1 st Yr thru Technicians-professional technicians Coverage i5 th Yr. specifically trained on Sears Kenmore Replacement ..Microwave Ovens, having the parts, defective parts other tools and equipment to insure that we than magnetron meet our pledge to you-"We...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Check your problem by using the chart below and try the solutions for each probtem° If the microwave oven still does not work properly, contact the nearest authorized service center. REMEDY CAUSE TROUBLE _ Unpii'g the oven from the When the oven is o The microcomputer used in...
  • Page 28 TROUBLE CAUSE I REMEDY Overcooked foods Cooking time/Cooking power o Use correct cooking time/ level is not suitable cooking power level Undercooked foods o Materials to be avoided in = Use microwave-safe microwave oven are used, cookware only, (page 7) o Food is not defrosted o Completely defrost food completely,...
  • Page 29 For in-home repair of a major appliance, no matter who made it, no matter who sold itt Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1 =80 0=-4 ., M Y_. H O M E'" (1-800-469-4663) Para pedir servicio o ordenar piezas: 1o888oSU-HOGAR °"(I-888-784-6427) Pour tout le service: 1-877°LE-FOYER °M (t-877_533-6937)

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