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Kenmore Sears 42825 Use And Care And Safety Manual

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_,IiSTALLAT_O_
..........................................
2-7
Cooktop Dimensions ...................................................
2
Ductwork ..................................................................
4-6
Electrical Requirements ..........................................
2, 7
USE AND CARE
Coil Surface Unit Module ..............................
11, 14, t5
Control Knobs ................................................
14, 21, 24
Features
of Your Cooktop
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12, 13
Grease Collector
System ....................................
21,24
Griddle
Accessory
.........................................
11, 24, 25
Grill Module ....................................................
11, 21-23
Radiant Module ..............................................
11, 19, 20
Solid Disk Module ..........................................
11, 16-18
Vent System .........................................
6, 14, 2!, 25, 27
WARRAN3_#
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back
cover
MODELS
42825
42827
42725
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  • Page 1 Kenmone _,IiSTALLAT_O_ .......... Cooktop Dimensions ........... Ductwork ..............Electrical Requirements .......... 2, 7 USE AND CARE Coil Surface Unit Module ......11, 14, t5 Control Knobs ..........14, 21, 24 Features of Your Cooktop ........12, 13 Grease Collector System ........21,24 Griddle Accessory...
  • Page 2 nsta Bation gnstructions Before you begin 30" Cooktop (Dimensions for reference only) Read these instructions completely and carefully. Unit must be vented to the outsider IMPORTANT--Save these instructions local inspector's use. IMPORTANT--OBSERVE GOVERNING CODES AND ORDINANCES. Note to lnstallermBe sure to leave these instruc-...
  • Page 3 Preparing the Base Cabinet Preparing for Rnstailation This cooktop is designed to fit easily into a variety of Positioning the cooktop cabinets. However, some cabinets may require modi- The cooktop is designed to look best when centered fications. in a cabinet it's same width.
  • Page 4 8NSTALLATION NSTRUOTgONS (continued) Preparing the Countertop Blower to Ducb_vorkAaignrnent Clearance between inside front of cabinet and rear of In general, the use of flexible ducting is discouraged countertop cutout must be 20%" in order to accommo- because it can cause severely restricted airflow.
  • Page 5 Select downward or wall venting. To convert blower exhaust direction, remove four nuts inside the plenum LnstaHing the Duct'work which hold blower and wire finger guard. Remove blower and rotate so that exhaust faces downward Use minimum 26 gauge galvanized or 24 gauge alu- rear direction needed.
  • Page 6 NSTALLAT ON NSTRUOTBONS (continued) TABLE 1--Calculate Total Equivalent Equivalent Number Equivalent i Duct Pieces Length*x Used = Length Ductwork Length 5" round Equivalent Equivalent Number to 3¼" x 10" Length Duct Pieces Length*x Used transition 37 ft. x ( 5" round, 6 round straight ft.)t=i...
  • Page 7 Ilnstalling the Cooktop Making Electrical Connections Remove grease jar(s) from beneath cooktop to avoid NOTE: The frame of this appliance is grounded neutral, breakage. Remove vent grille from cooktop's surface. Using two people, position cooktop over counter 3-Conductor Branch Circuit opening, with power cable inserted through the opening.
  • Page 8 UMPORTANT SAFETY 0NSTRUCTUONS CAUTION: ITEMS OF Read aft instructions before using this INTEREST TO CHILDREN appliance. SHOULD NOT BE STORED When using electrical appliances, basic safetypre- IN CABINETS ABOVE THE cautionsshould be followed,including t he following: COOKTOP-- CHILDREN CLIMBING ON THE COOKTOP o Use this cooktop only for its intended use as TO REACH THEM COULD BE described in this use and care guide.
  • Page 9 Never leave the surface o Never clean the cooktop surface when it is hot. Some cleaners produce noxious fumes and wet units unattended at high cloths could cause steam burns if used on a hot heat settings. Boilover surface. causes smoking and greasy spillovers that may catch on o Do not use water on grease fire.
  • Page 10 UMPORTAINTSAFET f 8NSTIRUCTSON$(co t oued) o Keep an eye on foods being fried at HI or Medium High heat settings. o To avoid the possibility of a burn or electric shock, always be certain that the controls for all heating units are at the OFF position and all units are cool before attempting to lift or remove them.
  • Page 11 MODULES AND ACCESSORIES General Information A full selection of modules are available for the cook- Solid Disk Element Module top. The modules can be interchanged quickly 42055--White Porcelain 42059--Black Porcelain easily. Each module has an electrical plug which fits into a receptacle in the center of the outside wall of...
  • Page 12 FEATURES OF YOUR OOOKTOP _!_ !! ! ! _!_!!_!!,iii! Models: 42825 42827 Models: 42725 42727...
  • Page 13 Explained Features on Page 1 Solid Disk Module 9, 11, 16-18, 26, 30 2 Radiant Module 9,11, 19, 20 3O, 3! 3 Griddle Plate Accessory 9, 11, 2!, Use with the Grill Module heating element and reflector pan. 24, 25, 29 4 Grill Grate Part of the Grill Module.
  • Page 14 COIL SURFACE CONTROLS UNIT MODULE How to insert the Module Surface Cooking With infinite Heat Controls 1. Be sure the controls are turned to OFR At both OFF and HI the control "clicks" into position. To install the module, You may hear slight "clicking" sounds during cooking, position the plug to indicating the control...
  • Page 15 Questions and Answers Cookware Q. Can I cover my drip pans with foil? Wrong Right A, No. Clean as recommended in the Care and clean- ing section. Q. Can I use special cooking equipment, like an oriental wok, on any surface units? A.
  • Page 16 SOLgD DnSK MODULE How to insert the Module Before Using Your Solid Disk rVioduRe for the First Time 1. Be sure the controls are turned to OFF. The top working surface of solid disk elements To install the mod- have a protective coating which...
  • Page 17 CooloNare Tips optimize cooking time energy usage, you should use a For cooking on solid disk elements, the use of pan that is sized correctly for the correct cookware is very important. cooking process, with a well-fitted o Aluminum cookware conducts heat faster than other lid to avoid...
  • Page 18 (coot ouo ) SOLBD DBSK MODULE Q, Why does it take a long time to cook my food? Questions and Answers A. It doesn't. The extra time it takes compared to the Q. May I can foods and preserves on my solid disk electric coil element is measured...
  • Page 19 Radiant Module How to Insert the iVtodute ,, When a surface unit is activated, coils beneath unit radiate heat through the glass to the cookware. 1. Be sure the controls red glow of the coils will be instantly visible are turned to OFF.
  • Page 20 Radiant l oduBe (continued) Cookware Glass-ceramic: not recommended Poor performance. May scratch surface. Usable, Use of correct cookware can affect cooking not recommended. performance and cleaning of your cooktop. Stoneware: not recommended correct cookware reduces temperature of the Poor performance. Will scratch the surface.
  • Page 21 GRBLL MODULE You can enjoy delicious grilled food year 'round, 4, Place the grill grate prepared in the convenience of your own kitchen, on the reflector over the heating Separate heating elements can be set at different unit. The grate temperatures, allowing you to use half the cooking...
  • Page 22 GRBLL MODULE (coot nued) What To Do if a Flame-Up Occurs o Occasionally rearrange foods on the grill, to prevent sticking and provide better browning. Grilling fat or juicy foods may cause flame-ups. o Season meats after cooking rather than before--salt should never leave the kitchen...
  • Page 23 GRBLL COORMNGGUBDE Do not leave cooktop unattended during "pre- 2. Before cooking steaks, slash fat around edges prevent curling of meat. heat" (knobs turned to HI) or anytime the knobs are turned to H! with food on the grill. 3. Suggested cooking times should be used only as a...
  • Page 24 GIR DDLE ACCESSORY You must have the grill module to use the griddle Removing the Griddle Module accessory. When removing the parts of the grill module to clean, Your non-stick coated griddle provides an extra-large be sure all switches are in the OFF position and the cooking surface...
  • Page 25 Automatic tBUower Operation o Foods to be warmed may be placed directly on the griddle; a high domed metal cover, such as an invert- The blower comes on automatically when the griddle ed kettle, placed over them will help store the heat. is turned on and turns off automatically when the grid- o Condition...
  • Page 26 HOME CANNING T P$ Canning should be done on the Coil Surface Unit NOTE: If your house has low voltage, canning modules or the Solid Disk modules only. take longer than expected, even though directions have been carefully followed. The process time wilt be Pots that extend beyond 1 inch of cooking element...
  • Page 27 OOOKTOP VENT SYSTEM CARE AND OLEANRNG The blower comes on automatically when the grill or NOTE: Let the cooktop parts coot before touching griddle is turned on and turns off automatically when handling. the grill or griddle is turned off. Proper care and cleaning are important so your cook-...
  • Page 28 CARE AND CLEANING (contiooed) ModuMes Cooktop Tub Wipe out tub with hot CAUTION soapy water--or ° Be sure all the controls are turned before soap filled or plastic attempting to remove a module or heating unit. scouring pad. Rinse , Do not attempt to clean plug-in surface units or grill...
  • Page 29 To remove a surface unit: Griddle Accessory Lift the surface unit about 1 inch above the drip pan Clean with a plastic scouring pad and hot soapy and pull it out. water. Rinse well. Do not use abrasive cleaners. Do not lift the surface unit more than 1 inch. if you do, it Do not clean in the dishwasher.
  • Page 30 CARE AND OLEANRNG (continued) Sofid Disk ModuRe Radiant Module Clean the area surrounding the solid disk elements Cleaning of glass ceramics different from cleaning according to the Porcelain Finish sections. standard porcelain finish. To maintain and protect the surface of your new glass ceramic module follow these basic steps.
  • Page 31 Special Care: Sugary spillovers (such as jellies, fudge, candy syrups) or melted plastics can cause pitting of the sur- face of your module unless the spill is removed while still hot, Special care should be taken when removing hot substances. Follow these instructions...
  • Page 32 QUESTIONS? USE THIS PROBLEM SOLVER EE EMENTS SM 0 K E :::::::: :::: :::: :::: : :_ WHIEEHEATING: :::::i::::: ::::::::::::::::_:::: :::aBecause ; €onductioh !Abs01utel' FRY IN G RAT E::tS N 0 T ::...
  • Page 33 PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE COi:LSURFACE ,,Surface units are not plugged in solidly. uNiTS::ARE: ,,Reflector pans are not set securely in the cooktop. !FuNcTiONINGI ..PROPERLYL ,,Surface unit controls are not properly set or wrong surface unit control set for unit you are using. 'TIN_:SCRATCHES ,,Incorrect cleaning...
  • Page 35 Notes...
  • Page 36 "We Service What We Sell" is our assurance to you that you can depend on Sears for service because Sears service is nationwide. Your Kenmore Counter Unit has added value when you consider that Sears has a service unit near you staffed by Sears trained technicians_.professional...

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