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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore 790.3307 Use And Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions
Read all instructions
before using this appliance.
Save these instructions
for future reference.
This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions.
Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions
given.
If the information
in this manual
is not followed
exactly,
a fire or explosion
may result
causing
property
damage,
personal
injury or death.
FOR YOUR
SAFETY:
--
Do not store or use gasoline
or other flammable
vapors
and liquids in the vicinity
of this or any
other appliance.
--
WHAT
TO DO IF YOU SMELL
GAS:
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical
switch;
do not use any
phone in your building.
Immediately
call your gas supplier from a neighbor's
phone. Followthe
gas supplier's
instructions.
If you cannot
reach your gas supplier,
call the fire department.
--
Installation
and service
must be performed
by a qualified
installer,
servicer
or the gas supplier.
• Remove all tape and packaging
before using the Cooktop.
Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the cooktop.
Never allow children to play with packaging
material. Do not
remove the model/serial
plate attached to the cooktop.
• Proper Installation-Be sure your appliance is properly installed
and grounded by a qualified technician in accordance with the
National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1--1atest
edition, and the
National
Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA
No. 70--latest
edition,
and local
code requirements.
Install and/or adjust only per
installation instructions
provided in the literature package for this
cooktop.
Ask your dealer to recommend
a qualified technician and an
authorized repair service. Know how to shut off gas supply at the
meter and disconnect the electrical power to the cooktop at the circuit
breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency.
• User servicing--Do not repair or replaceany part oftheappliance
unless specifically
recommended
in the manuals. All other
servicing should be done only by a qualified technician, This may
reduce the risk of personal injury and damage to the cooktop.
• Never modify or alter the construction of a cooktop by removing
panels, wire covers or any other part of the product.
_Stepping,
leaning or sitting on this cooktop can
result in serious injurise and also cause damage to the cooktop.
Do not allow children to climb or play around the cooktop.
_'_'_'_
DO not store items of interest to children in the
cabinets above the cooktop. Children climbing on the cooktop to
reach items could be seriously
injured.
_
Never Use Your Appliance
for Warming
or
Heating the Room.
• Storage on Appliance---Flammable
materials should not be _
stored on the cooktop or near surface units. This includes
paper, plastic and cloth items, such as cookbooks,
plasticware
and towels, as well as flammable liquids. Do not store explosives,
such as aerosol
cans, on or near the cooktop.
Flammable
materials may explode and result in fire or property damage.
• Do Not Leave Children
Alone--Children
should not be left
alone or unattended
in the area where appliance is in use.
They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the
appliance.
• DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE
BURNERS/UNIT,
GRATES OR
AREAS NEAR THESE BURNERS/UNIT.
Surface burners/unit
may be hot even though flames are not visible/unit
is dark in
color. Areas near surface burners/unit may become hot enough
to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing
or other flammable materials touch these areas until they have
had sufficient time to cool. Among these areas are the cooktop
and surfaces facing the cooktop.
• Wear Proper Apparel--Loose-fitting
or hanging garments
should never be worn while using the appliance.
Do not let
clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires--Smother
the fire
with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry chemical or foam-type
extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or grease may
catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
• Use Only Dry Potholders--Moist
or damp potholders on hot
surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let potholders
touch hot heating elements, the flame or burners. Do not use a
towel or other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.
• DONot Heat Unopened Food Containers--Buildup
of pressure
3
may cause container to burst and result in injury.

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