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Kenmore 790.31113 Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
English / Español
Models/Modelos: 790.31113, 31123
Kenmore Elite

Gas Cooktop

Plancha de cocinar a gas
P/N 316902489B (1201)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.



  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 790.31113

  • Page 1: Gas Cooktop

    Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado English / Español Models/Modelos: 790.31113, 31123 Kenmore Elite ® Gas Cooktop Plancha de cocinar a gas P/N 316902489B (1201) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Kenmore Elite Warranty ............. 2 General Care & Cleaning ............ 11-13 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ........ 3-4 Cleaning Various Parts of Your Cooktop ......11 Product Record ................5 Porcelain Enamel Cooktop Cleaning Instructions ..... 11 Serial Plate Location ..............5 Cleaning the Burner Grates ..........12...
  • 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.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • DO NOT Use Water or Flour on Grease ventilation hoods and grease filters should be Fires—Smother the fire with a pan lid, or use kept clean. DO NOT allow grease to accumulate baking soda, a dry chemical or foam-type on filter.
  • Page 5: Product Record

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

    Regardless of size, always select cookware that is suitable for the amount and type of food being prepared. Select a burner and flame size appropriate to the pan. Never allow flames to extend beyond the outer edge of the pan. Figure 1 - Model 790.31113 Figure 2 - Model 790.31123...
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Check Burner Cap Placement Before Operating the Surface Burners To prevent flare-ups and avoid creation of harmful by- Burner Cap products, DO NOT use the cooktop without all burner caps properly installed to ensure proper ignition and gas flame size. Burner Cap Lip It is very important to be sure that all surface burner caps Burner Head...
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Use Proper Cookware CORRECT INCORRECT • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element. Check for flatness • Pan overhangs unit by more than 1" • Flat bottom and straight sides. by rotating a ruler across (2.5 cm).
  • Page 9: Setting The Downdraft Vent System

    Setting the Downdraft Vent System Your appliance is equipped with an integrated downdraft vent system that may be turned on at any moment. This system helps remove smoke, odors and vapors from food prepared on your cooktop. To activate the downdraft vent system, simply turn the knob to the desired fan power setting.
  • Page 10 Setting Surface Burner Controls Setting the Simmer / Regular / Power / Turbo Boil 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: 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 12: Cleaning The Burner Grates

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning the Burner 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 flow and ignition of the burners — DO NOT allow spills, food, cleaning agents or any other material to enter the gas orifice opening.
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Vent Grate

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning the Grease Filter Be sure to turn off the downdraft vent system Remove the grease filter (Fig. 2) from the vent chamber before cleaning any of its parts. by lifting it off. The grease filter can be cleaned using hot To avoid possible burns use care when soapy water.
  • Page 14: 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 Surface burners DO NOT light.
  • Page 15: Protection Agreements

    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 16: Sears Service

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