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USE & CARE
MANUAL
STOCK NO.
87451
KNOW
YOUR
UNIT
Read
this booklet
so
you
will be able to
enjoy
all the features
in your
Kenmore
Microwave
Oven.
Record
in space
provided
below
the
Model
No.
and the
Serial
No.
found
on the label on
cabinet back.
Model
No.
Serial
No.
Retain
this information
for future
reference.
Kenmore
MICRO
VE OVEN
Use and Care
12719
Sears,
Roebuck
and
Co.,
Chicago,
IL. 60684,
U.S.A.

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  • Page 1 USE & CARE MANUAL STOCK NO. 87451 KNOW YOUR UNIT Read this booklet will be able to enjoy all the features in your Kenmore Microwave Oven. Record in space provided below Kenmore Model and the Serial found on the label on cabinet back.
  • Page 2 • DO store burnable material, such as food, in your microwave oven. DO NOT use this microwave oven for commercial purposes. This Sears Kenmore Microwave Oven is made for household use only. SAFETY CERTIFICATION The Sears Kenmore Microwave...
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Wl_en using electrical appliances basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following: WARNING - To reduce the r sk ofburns, Do not cover or block openings on the electric shock, fire, injury to persons or exposure appliance, excessive microwave...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE O F C ONTENTS General Instructions [] Location of Model Number Label ............[] IMPORTANT--Electrical Grounding Instructions ......... [] Installation ................[] Names of Oven Parts ..............[] Oven Control Panel ..............Use Instructions [] Use Instructions--Cooking Guide ............[] Easy Use Chart ..............
  • Page 5: [] Location Of Model Number Label

    8EARS KENMORE MICROWAVE OVEN "USE AND CARE MANUAL"- MICROWAVE OVEN USE INSTRUCTIONS Enjoy a new cooking experience from Sears. Please read this booklet. It takes only a few minutes--time well spent to learn to use all of the features. Advice...
  • Page 6: [] Important--Electrical Grounding Instructions

    IMPORTANT ELECTRICAL GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having a grounding wire with a grounding plug.
  • Page 7: Installation

    INSTALLATION Install y our oven by following these three simple s_eps: Step I: Remove allpacking materialand accessofies_ Step Place the oven in the Ievel location of your choice, but make sure there is at least one inch of space on the top and at the rear for proper ventilation, The top of the oven...
  • Page 8: Names Of Oven Parts

    See-Through Door Interlock System Oven Control Panel Door Release Button Glass Tray Temperature Probe Remove your Sears Kenmore Microwave Oven all material from the shipping carton. Your oven will be packed with the following items: Glass Tray ............1 Each...
  • Page 9: [] Oven Control Panel

    • Cooking time. • Cooking power level. Time--Used in setting cookin! e Cooking temperature. time. • Hold, End. Kenmore It also functions as countdown timer or temperature indicator when cooking. Numbers--Used to enter • Cooking times. - Cooking powers.
  • Page 10: Guide

    "Hold" will show in the display window and will continue that need fast cooking to maintain their natural flavor and to show for up to sixty minutes or until the door has been texture, Your Kenmore Microwave Cooking cookbook opened or STOP has been touched.
  • Page 11 "HI-POWER" COOKING I. Touch CLEAR, a beep tone will be heard. EXAMPLE: Fresh fish can be cooked quickly on "HI'" CLEAR erases all previous settings. (maximum power) for 6 minutes. To do this, follow these 4 simple steps: Touch TIME. "0"...
  • Page 12: [] Cooking Guide For "Multi-Power" Settings

    COOKING GUIDE "MULTI-POWER" SETTINGS The "Multi-Power" feature lets you cook at the best power level for the food being cooked. Cooking directions can be found in the cookbook. POWER POWER LEVEL SETTINGS EXAMPLES WARM • Softening cream cheese. e Keeping casseroles and main dishes warm.
  • Page 13: [] "Multi-Power" Cooking

    "MULTI-POWER" COOKING Marly foods need slower cooking (at less than full power) in order to give you the best results, In addition to "Hl" there are ninety-nine multi-power settings. The cookbook tells you which power setting is recommended for the food being cooked. To Cook with "Multi-Power"...
  • Page 14: [] "Temperature Controlled" Cooking

    "TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED" COOKING MEATS The temperature probe is used Co judge doneness when cooking or reheating food. Set the desired food tempera- [] Choose only fresh, completely thawed meat. ture with the TEMP CONTROL and the desired power [] Place meat fat side down on the microwave roasting level with the COOK CONTROL.
  • Page 15 "TEMPERATURE CONTROL" POINTS TO REMEMBER DO NOT • Do not operate the oven with the temperature probe plugged • Place the temperature probe sensor into the thickest part of in while il is emply. the meal or in lhe center of the food 1o be reheated.
  • Page 16 REHEATING FOODS • Place the temperature probe sensor into the food to be • Select power setting as shown below. reheated with the first inch of the sensor in the center • The microwave oven will stop cooking when the set the food.
  • Page 17: [] Temperature Controlled "Hi-Power" And "Multi-Power" Cooking And Automatic "Hold Warm

    C 3 3C 3 temperature being held, touch window. C 3CE3C 3 TEMP CONTROL. The "hold- CE3C 3C 3 Kenmore ing" temperature will show the display window. The "Hold Warm" will continue CiDCE3CZ3 minutes after the food reaches...
  • Page 18: Utensils

    UTENSILS MATERIALS IN YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN MATERIALS AVOID USING IN YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN OVENPROOF GLASS Ovenware (treated for high-intensity heat), such as utility METAL UTENSILS dishes, bread dishes, plates, cake plates, liquid Metal utensils are not recommended because the metal measuring cups, casseroles...
  • Page 19: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Wipe the microwave inside and out wilh a soft cloth and a mild detergent solution. Then rinse and wipe dry. This should be done on a weekly basis--more often if needed. Never use rough powders or pads. REMOVABLE PARTS The following...
  • Page 20 QUESTIONS AND ANSWE OPERATION Q. What is wrong when the oven light will not glow during cooking or when tile oven door is open? There may be several reasons why the oven light will not glow. Perhaps: o TIME has not been set.
  • Page 21: Questions And Answers

    QUESTIONS ANSWERS (Cont'd) FOODS Q. What is wrong when baked foods have a hard, dry, brown spot? A. A hard, dry, brown spot shows overcooking. Shorten the cooking or reheating time. do eggs sometimes pop? When baking, frying or poaching eggs, the yolk may pop due to steam build-up inside the yolk membrane.
  • Page 22: Before Calling For Service

    EFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE You can often correct operating problems yourself. If your microwave oven fails to work properly, locate the operating problem in the chart below and try the solutions marked for each problem. If the microwave oven still does not work properly, contact the nearest Sears Service Center. Sears Service Centers are fully equipped to handle your service requirements.
  • Page 23: Sears Service

    We Sell" is our assurance to you that you can depend on Sears for service because Sears Service is nationwide. Your Sears Kenmore Microwave Oven has added value when you consider that Sears has a service unit near you, staffed'by Sears Trained...
  • Page 24 IT, FREE OF CHARGE. FULL FIVE YEAR WARRANTY MAGNETRON FIVE YEARS FROM DATE OF PURCHASE, IF THE MAGNETRON IN THIS KENMORE MICROWAVE OVEN FAILS DUE TO A DEFECT IN MATERIAL WORKMANSHIP, SEARS WILL REPAIR IT, FREE OF CHARGE. ABOVE WARRANTY...

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