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Kenmore 790.9751 User Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
English / Español
Models/Modelos: 790.9751*
Kenmore Elite
Double Oven Range
Estufa con un doble horno
* = Color number, número de color
P/N 318205211A (1103)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado English / Español Models/Modelos: 790.9751* Kenmore Elite ® Double Oven Range Estufa con un doble horno * = Color number, número de color P/N 318205211A (1103) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Before Setting the Oven Controls ..........14 Sears Service ................44 Kenmore Elite Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME® to arrange for free repair.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETy INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETy INSTRUCTIONS • Wear Proper Apparel. Loose-fitting or hanging • Never leave surface units unattended— garments should never be worn while using Boilovers cause smoking and greasy the appliance. Do not let clothing or other accumulations that may ignite, or a pan that has flammable materials contact hot surfaces.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETy INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR • Do not touch a hot oven light bulb with a damp cloth. Doing so could cause the bulb to break. CLEANING yOUR OVEN Disconnect the appliance or shut off the power to • Clean the appliance regularly to keep all parts the appliance before removing and replacing the free of grease that could catch fire.
  • Page 6: Range Features

    Range Features your Range includes: Electronic oven control with kitchen timer. Left front element control and electronic display. Left rear element control and electronic display. Keep warm zone control. Right rear element control and electronic display. Right front element control and electronic display. Decorative accent light.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass. The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath. Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop (See Figure Heat is transferred up through the surface of the cooktop to the cookware.
  • Page 8: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) To Set the Cooktop Lockout Feature The COOKTOP LOCKOUT pad is used to activate the Cooktop Lockout feature which will lock all surface elements from being accidentally turned ON. This feature will only lock the cooktop. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAy...
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) feature provides a digital display of the radiant surface elements on the cooktop. The ESEC display in combination with the touch pads is designed to replace conventional control knobs. Figure 1 Figure 2 The available ESEC Window Display Settings...
  • Page 10 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating Single Radiant Surface Elements The cooktop has 3 SINGLE radiant surface elements (figure 1): the RIGHT REAR position, the LEFT REAR position and the LEFT FRONT position. To Operate the Single Radiant Surface Elements: Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. 2.
  • Page 11 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating the Triple Surface Element The cooktop is equipped with a Triple radiant surface element located at the right front cooktop position (Figure 1). Indicator lights on the control panel at that position are used to indicate what portions of the Triple radiant element will heat.
  • Page 12 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating the Warmer (Warm & Ready™) Zone The Warm & Ready zone radiant element is located at the center rear position (Figure 1). The purpose of the Warmer Zone is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperature. Use the Warmer Zone to keep cooked foods hot such as: vegetables, gravies, casseroles, soups, stews, breads, pastries and oven-safe dinner plates.
  • Page 13: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Selecting Surface Cooking Cookware Correct Incorrect Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Figure 1). Be sure to follow the recommendations for using cookware as shown in Figure 2.
  • Page 14: Before Setting The Oven Controls

    Before Setting the Oven Controls Upper and lower Oven Vent Oven Vent Location See illustration on left side for venting location. When the oven is on, warm air is released through the vent. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results.
  • Page 15: Control Pad Features

    Control Pad Features READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLy BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use & Care Guide. NOTICE : The illustrations and instructions contained in this document only refer to the lower oven operations.
  • Page 16: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock Setting the Clock pad is used to set the clock. The clock may be set for 12 or 24 hour time of day operation. The clock has been preset at the factory for the 12 hour operation. When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the timer in the display will flash.
  • Page 17 Setting the Clock Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving pads control the Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving features. The oven control has a factory preset built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the oven control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes.
  • Page 18: Consumer Defined Control

    Consumer Defined Control Note: The Consumer Defined Control features are adjustments to the control that will not affect cooking results. These include the Oven Lockout, Temperature Display and Silent Control Operation features. Setting Oven Lockout Feature pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door and prevents the oven from being turned on.
  • Page 19: Fig. 5

    Consumer Defined Control Setting Temperature Display — Fahrenheit or Celsius pads control the Fahrenheit or Celsius temperature display modes. The oven control can be programmed to display temperatures in Fahrenheit or Celsius. The oven has been preset at the factory to display in Fahrenheit. Note: both ovens will be changed at the same time.
  • Page 20: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Preheat pad controls the Preheat feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to temperature and then indicate when to place the food in the oven. Use this feature when recipes call for preheating. Preheating is not necessary when roasting or cooking casseroles.
  • Page 21: Temperature Visual Display

    Setting Oven Controls Important Things to Know Before Setting any Basic Oven Cooking Function This appliance has been factory pre-set to start any BAKE, CONV BAKE, CONV ROAST, PREHEAT, CAKES or BREADS function with the oven set temperature automatically set for 350°F. However if desired, the oven set temperature may be adjusted at any time during the cooking process.
  • Page 22: Oven Baking

    Setting Oven Controls Oven Baking For best cooking results, heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance. Baking Problems and Solutions Chart Baking Problems Causes...
  • Page 23: Setting Cook Time

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Cook Time pads control the Cook Time feature. The automatic timer of the Cook Time feature will turn the oven OFF after cooking for the desired amount of time you selected. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAy To program the oven to begin baking immediately and to shut off automatically (example : Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes) Be sure the clock is set for the correct time of day.
  • Page 24: Setting Delay Start

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Delay Start pads control the Delay Start feature. The automatic timer of the Delay Start feature will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. Note: If your clock is set for normal 12 hour display mode the Delayed Timed Bake or Delayed Timed Convection Bake cycle can never be set to start more than 12 hours in advance.
  • Page 25: Setting Broil

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Broil pad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage. The Broil temperature may be set between 400°F and 550°F. The broil pan and broil pan insert used together allow dripping grease to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the oven broiler.
  • Page 26 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Food Categories Features Benefits of Convection Bake: pads may be used when cooking certain food items. —Multiple rack baking. These pads have been designed to give optimum cook performance for the —Some foods cook faster, saving time and energy. foods selected in each category.
  • Page 27: Setting Convection Bake

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Bake The CONVECTION BAKE pad controls the Convection Bake feature. circulation Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The oven during can be programmed for Convection baking at any temperature between Convection 170°...
  • Page 28 Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Convert feature The CONV CONVERT pad is used to automatically convert a standard Baking recipe for convection baking. When set properly, this feature is designed to display the oven set converted (reduced) temperature in the display. Convection Convert MUST be used with the Convection Bake keypad.
  • Page 29: Feature (Fig. 3)

    Setting Oven Controls Setting the Slow Cook Feature pad is used to activate this feature. The Slow Cook feature may be used to cook foods more slowly, at lower oven temperatures and provides cooking results much the same way as a Slow Cooker or Crock-Pot. The Slow Cook feature is ideal for roasting beef, pork &...
  • Page 30 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Warm & Hold™ Feature pad turns ON the Warm & Hold feature and will maintain an oven temperature of 170°F (77°C). The Warm & Hold feature will keep oven baked foods warm for serving up to 3 hours after cooking has finished. After 3 hours the Warm & Hold feature will shut the oven OFF.
  • Page 31 Setting Oven Controls To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) pads are used to set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may only be used with the pad. The oven temperature may be set higher or lower after setting the Sabbath feature (the oven temperature adjustment feature should be used only during Jewish Holidays), however the display will not visibly show or provide any audible tones indicating whether the change occurred correctly.
  • Page 32 Setting Oven Controls To Set the Recipe Recall Feature This feature will ONLY recall a Bake, Convection Bake, Cakes, Breads, Convection roast, Slow Cook, Cook Time or a Cook Time with a Warm & Hold added setting. This feature will not work with any other function including a Delay Start, a Clean Cycle or a Broil setting.
  • Page 33: Self-Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning Self-Cleaning Oven During the self-cleaning A Self-Cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures (well above cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small cooking temperatures) which eliminate soils completely or reduces them to children unattended near the appliance.
  • Page 34 Self-Cleaning To avoid possible burns use care when opening the oven door after the Self- To Start the Self-Clean Cycle Cleaning cycle. Stand to the side of the oven The FLEX CLEAN pad controls the Self-Cleaning feature. If you are when opening the door to allow hot air or steam to escape.
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    Self Cleaning Stopping or Interrupting a Self-Cleaning Cycle If it becomes necessary to stop or interrupt a self-cleaning cycle due to excessive smoke or fire in the oven: Press 2. The oven door can only be opened after the oven has cooled down for approximately 1 HOUR and the «DOOR LOCKED”...
  • Page 36: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Before cleaning any part of the oven, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the oven is COOL. REMOvE SPILLOvERS AND HEAvY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANINGS NOW WILL REDUCE THE EXTENT AND DIFFICULTY OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 37 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your Ceramic glass cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended CookTop® Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface (on the web visit for replacement cooktop cleaner, item number 40079).
  • Page 38: Fig. 1

    General Care & Cleaning Removing and Replacing the Lift-Off Oven Door Door Hinge locations with oven The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat door fully open with the inside of the door facing down. To Remove Oven Door: Open oven door completely (horizontal with floor - See Fig.
  • Page 39: Before You Call

    Before you Call Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Oven Control Beeps and...
  • Page 40 Before you Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Scratches or abrasions on Coarse particles such as salt or sand between cooktop and utensils can cause scratches. cooktop surface. Be sure cooktop surface and bottoms of utensils are clean before usage. Small scratches do not affect cooking and will become less visible with time.
  • Page 41 Before you Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Oven smokes excessively Oven door is closed. Door should be open during broiling. during broiling. Meat too close to the broiler unit. Reposition the rack to provide more clearance between the meat and the broiler. Preheat broil burner for quick searing operation. Meat not properly prepared.
  • Page 42: Notes

  • Page 43: Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Acuerdos maestros de protección Enhorabuena por haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su nuevo producto Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore está diseñado y fabricado para brindarle años de funcionamiento ® Kenmore product is designed and manufactured for years of ®...
  • Page 44: Sears Service

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