Kenmore Gas cooktop Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manuel d'utilisation
English / Français
Kenmore Elite

Gas Cooktop

Table de cuisson à gaz
P/N 318203669A (1002)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.


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  • Page 1: Gas Cooktop

    Use & Care Guide Manuel d'utilisation English / Français Kenmore Elite ® Gas Cooktop Table de cuisson à gaz P/N 318203669A (1002) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Setting Surface Controls ............9-11 Sears Service ................16 Kenmore Elite 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. 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. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions burner flame to direct contact and may result in ignition • Never Leave Surface Burners Unattended at High Heat of clothing. Proper relationship of utensil to flame will also Settings—Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers improve efficiency. that may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
  • Page 5: Product Record

    Product Record Serial Plate Location In this space below, record the date of purchase, model and serial Please see the illustration for exact location. Remember to record number of your product. You will find the model and serial number the serial number for future reference. printed on the serial plate.
  • Page 6: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls Control Locations of the Gas Surface Burners Your cooktop is equipped with gas surface burners with diff erent BTU ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. •...
  • Page 7 Before Setting Surface Controls Assembly of the simmer, regular and power surface Burner Cap burner caps and burner grates It is very important to make sure that all of the Surface Burner Caps and Surface Burner Grates are installed correctly and at the correct locations.
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking CORRECT INCORRECT Use Proper Cookware • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating • Pan overhangs unit by more than • Flat bottom and straight sides. element.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Burner Controls

    Setting Surface Burner Controls Setting Proper Surface Burner Flame Size Do not place plastic items For most cooking, start on the highest control setting and then turn to a lower such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon one to complete the process. Use the recommendations below as a guide for holders or plastic wrappings on top of determining proper flame size for various types of cooking.
  • Page 10 Setting Surface Burner Controls Setting the Simmer / Regular / Power Burners Operating the Regular Burner: Place cooking utensil on surface burner. 2. Push the surface control knob down and turn counterclockwise out of the OFF position (See Figure 1). 3.
  • Page 11 Setting Surface Burner Controls Setting the Dual Ring Burner The Dual Ring Burner has two rings of flame that you can control for two different heat levels, one for small and one for large cookware. Large Cookware Operation (Figure 1; Zone A & B) Place a large cooking utensil centered over the dual surface Burner Grate.
  • Page 12: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning various Parts of Your Cooktop Before cleaning any part of the cooktop, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the cooktop is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANINGS NOW WILL REDUCE THE DIFFICULTY AND ExTENT OF A MAjOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Grates

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning the grates The burner grates are dishwasher safe and may be cleaned in the dishwasher. Remove any excessive soils before placing in the dishwasher. IMPORTANT ● For proper gas fl ow and ignition of the burners — DO NOT allow spills, food, cleaning agents or any other material to enter the gas orifi ce opening.
  • Page 14: Setting Surface Controls

    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 Surface burners do not light...
  • Page 15: Protection Agreements

    PROTECTION AGREEMENTS Master Protection Agreements Contrats de protection principaux Félicitations! Vous avez fait un bon achat. Votre nouvel appareil Kenmore Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new ® conçu et fabriqué dans le but de vous offrir plusieurs années d’utilisation sans Kenmore product is designed and manufactured for years of ®...
  • Page 16: Sears Service

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