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Owner's Manual
Model No. 721.68280
Read and follow
all Safety Rufes and Operating
instructions before First Use
of this Product.
and Co., Hoffman
IL. 60179 U.S.A.


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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual ® MICROWAVE OVEN Model No. 721.68280 721.68281 CAUTION: Read and follow all Safety Rufes and Operating instructions before First Use of this Product. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL. 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    SEARS STORE OR For one year from the date of purchase, if this SERVICE CENTER _N THE UNITED Kenmore microwave oven fails due to a defect STATES= in matedal of workmanship, Sears witl repair it This warranty applies only while this product is free of charge, in use in the united states.
  • Page 3: To Excessive Microwave Energy

    PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY .o. rJ3o 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 interlock.
  • Page 4: Grounding Instructions

    important Safety instructions The safety instructions below will tell you how to use your oven to avoid harm to yourself or damage _to your oven. WARNING - To reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, injury to persons, or exposure to excessive microwave energy: 11, To avoid electric shock:...
  • Page 5: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Power Supply 120 V AC, 60 Hz Rated Power Consumption 1500 W Microwave Output "1000 W ..FreqUency 2450MHz Rated Current 13 A Overall Dlmens_ons(WxHxD} 20z,_ × I2_ × l:Sl,t ....: ....,........ - .........._i_ ;, ... ; _ Oven Cawty Dimenslons(WxHxD) 13,4 ×...
  • Page 6: Names Of Oven Parts And Accessories

    Turntable Roller Rest Safety {ntedock System NSTALLATION 1. Remove your Kenmore microwave oven and all 3 Place the turntable rot[er rest }n the ci_te on the packing materials from the shipping carton, oven floor and then pface the glass turntable...
  • Page 7 MmCROWAVE UTENSIL GUIDE DO NOT USE Ovenproof Glass (Gtass which has been treated for Metal Utensil: high intensity heat): Metal shields the food from microwave energy and Utility dishes, bread dishes, pie plates, cake ptates, produces uneven cooking. AIso avoid metal liquid measuring cups, casseroles, and bowls skewers, thermometers,...
  • Page 8: Information

    SPECIAL TECHNIQUES FOR MICROWAVE COOKRNG Browning: Meat and poultry with high fat content Arrangement: Do not stack the food, but arrange in a cooked t0 or 15 minutes or longer wiII brown lightly, if single _ayer in the dish for more even cooking. Because you want to achieve an appealing brown color for foods dense foods cook more slowly, place thicker portions of cooked a shorter time, you may brush the meat with a...
  • Page 9: Time Of Day

    TiME OF DAY TIMED COOKING This is a 12 hour dock. This function allows you to cook food for a desired time. in order to give you the best results, there are 10 power love} settings in addition to HI-POWER because Exam_|e_Tct set t I!_...
  • Page 10: User Choice

    USER CHOICE USER CHOICE provides four modes which n°lake using your microwave oven quite handy. You can select SOUND ON/OFF, CLOCK ON/OFF, SCROLL SPEED, LBSiKG CHOICE :::E_te ;Te:_etect :kg _hit :E;tamp!e-_o ::tUrn off:Soun#:_f beeper t. Touch STOP/CLEAR. STC, J" ,_ [ t.
  • Page 11: Operation

    2 STAGE TIMED COOKING CHILD LOCK This is a unique safety feature that prevents unwanted _o_ Two Stage cookfng, repeat timed cooking steps 2 oven operation such as used by children, Once the through 5 on the previous page before touching the CHILD LOCK: is eel no cockling can take piace.
  • Page 12: More/Less

    MORE/LESS For most Ser_sor Touch Cooking programs, a chad By using the MORE or LESS keys, oil of ONE TOUCH with specific food examples and cooking instructions COOK and the TIMED COOK program can be p_ovided in the next new pages, adiusted to cook food for e longer or shorter time.
  • Page 13: Sensor Cock Chart

    SENSOR COOK CHART Touch COOK, then the number of the category.... galei Category Direction Amount Potato Pierce each potato with a fork and place on the oven _ 4 medium approx, 8 oz. tray around the edge, at least one inch apart, each Fresh Prepare as desired, wash, and leave residual water on...
  • Page 14: Set, Sot Popcorn

    SENSOR POPCORN SENSOR REHEAT SENSOR POPCORN lets you pop commercially Ttlis featui_ atlows you to reheat precooked room- packaged microwave popcorn (t .75-3.5 ounces). For best temperature or refrigerated foods without selecting results, use one fresh bag of popcorn, cooking times and power teresa, This feature has 3 Place only one bag of prepackaged microwave categories...
  • Page 15: Quick Touch Cook

    QUICK TOUCH COOK This feature a_lows to cook foods that you select by touching QUICK TOUCH COOK pad. it has 6 foods categories. See folbw chair tor more information, To cock four:sJices of bacon 1, Touch STOP/CLEAR, 3, Touch number 1, 2.
  • Page 16: Auto Wefght Defrost

    AUTO WEIGHT DEFROST NOTE: When you touch the START pad the display changes Three defrost sequences are preset in the ovem Tite to defrost time count down, The oven will beep twice defrost feature provides you with the beet defrosting during the DEFROST cycle, At each beep, open the method for frozen foods.
  • Page 17: Fresh Vegetable Chart

    FRESH VEGETABLE CHART Vegetable Amount I at HIGH Instructions I (minutes) Time [ Cook time Standing Artichokes 2 medium t Trim, Add 2 tsp water and 2 tsp temo n juice, 2-3 minutes (Soz.each) 4 medium 10_13 Cover. Cookstem end up. ,._re_h_.sPt_r_ ..............
  • Page 18 Vegetables Ground Beef and Noodle Casserole, serves 4 Vegetable Medley, serves 4 as a side dish or 2 as a 5 ounces egg noodles, cooked according to package meal directions 2 large carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 pound lean ground beef, cooked and drained 1 large baking potato, diced 2 cups cooked chopped broccoli, either fresh OR 10 1 medium red onion, thinly s}iced...
  • Page 19: Cooking

    Peel and Eat Shrimp, serves 2 Eggs 1/2 cup dry white wine Hard Cooked Eggs _or Egg Salad - 2 cloves garlic, minced If you've ever made an egg salad the lraditJonat way you 2 tablespoons lemon juice know it's quite a task. You have to boil the eggs, allow _ 4 tablespoons butler them to cool and then peel them before you chop them 1 pound targe shrimp in shetls...
  • Page 20 Eggs and Sausage for Two - degrees, Sprinkle with parsley and serve, Meatmess Dishes This is a great recipe for busy people who have to get elf to work without a fot of breakfast preparation. Potato Onion Bake, serves 2 2 medium baking potatoes, cubed 4 cooked breakfast sausage links 1 large yellow oniorl,diced...
  • Page 21: Trouble Shooting

    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Operation Question Answer What is wrong when the oven light wilt not There may be several reasons why the oven light will not glow. gbw during cooking? Perhaps; 'SuCooking time has not been set, .fuSTART has not been touched, ;rUThe light bulb is burned out.
  • Page 22 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS (CONTINUED} Food Question Answer What is wrong when baked foods have a A hard, dry, brown spot indicates overcooking. Shorten the cooking hard, dry, brown spot? or reheating time, Why do eggs sometimes pop? When baking, frying, or poaching eggs, the yolk may pop due to steam build-up inside the yolk membrane.
  • Page 23: Before Calling For Service

    Before Coiling For Service You can often correct operating problems yourself, If your microwave even fails to work properly, locate the operating problem in the list below and try the solutions listed for each probtem. ff 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.

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