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Kenmore Electric Cooktop Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manuel d'utilisation et d'entretien
English / Français
Electric Cooktop
Table de cuisson électrique
P/N 318205602A (1010)
Sears Canada Inc., Toronto,
Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3


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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Manuel d’utilisation et d’entretien English / Français Kenmore Electric Cooktop Table de cuisson électrique P/N 318205602A (1010) Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Light Indicators Displayed by Main Control ....8 Sears Service ..............16 Kenmore 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®...
  • 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: Serial Plate Location

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Ventilating hood. The ventilating hood above Use Proper Pan Size. This your cooking surface should be cleaned appliance is equipped with one or more surface frequently, so the grease from cooking vapors units of different sizes. Select utensils having does not accumulate on the hood or filter.
  • Page 5: Cooktop Features

    Cooktop Features READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE COOKTOP The Cooking Zones may appear to be cool while turned ON and after they have been turned OFF. The glass surface may be HOT from residual heat transferred from the cookware and burns may occur. Left Rear Single Radiant Element 2.
  • Page 6: Surface Cookware

    Surface Cookware Recommendations Selecting Surface Cooking Cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact PORCELAIN-ENAMEL on METAL - Heating characteristics with the entire surface heating element. Check for flatness will vary depending on base material. Porcelain-enamel by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See coating must be smooth to avoid scratching ceramic cooktops.
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls General Cooktop Information 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.
  • Page 8: Using The Touch Control

    Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Using the Touch Control touch the corresponding Cooking Element (increase) Be sure that your finger is placed in the center of the touch (decrease) key pad once. To turn OFF a Cooking pad. If the finger is not placed on the center of a pad, the Element, touch the Cooking Element ON/OFF key pad once.
  • Page 9: Locking The Controls

    Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Locking the controls 5. Each touch of the pad will increase or The Cooktop Controls can be locked in order to prevent the decrease the power level from 1 through 9. Half power cooktop from accidentally being turned ON. This feature levels (available between 1 and 7 power level) are can be activated only when no cooking zone is active.
  • Page 10: Double Radiant Element

    Setting Surface Controls Double Radiant Element Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3 Hot Element Indicator Message After using any of the radiant element positions the cooktop The cooktop provides a double radiant element located as will become very hot. Even after setting the controls to OFF, illustrated.
  • Page 11: Bridge Radaint Elements

    Setting Surface Controls Bridge Radiant Element Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3 Fig. 4 The cooktop provides a bridge radiant element located as Radiant surface elements may appear to illustrated. Use the following instructions when operating have cooled after they have been turned off. The glass these elements.
  • 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: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Recommendations for the Ceramic Glass Cooktop If soils remain, carefully scrape soils with a metal razor blade scraper, holding scraper at a 30 degree angle to the surface. Reapply CookTop® Cleaning Creme and buff surface clean. IMPORTANT NOTE: Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop: •...
  • Page 14: Before You Call

    Before You Call OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Entire cooktop does not operate. House fuse has blown or circuit breaker has tripped. Check/reset breaker or replace fuse. If the problem is a circuit overload, have this situation corrected by a qualified electrician. Wiring connection is not complete.
  • Page 15: Protection Agreements

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

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