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Kenmore 790.9720 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Gufa de uso y cuidada
English / Espafiol
790. 9720 _
I(enmore Elite
collop nur_'_llge_, c6di'_go de coHo_
P/N 316902019
Sears Brands Management
Estates, IL 60179
I= III II i/I:



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Gufa de uso y cuidada English / Espafiol Model/Modelos: 790. 9720 _ I(enmore Elite UCCI@B ::::::::::::: collop nur_'_llge_, c6di'_go de coHo_ P/N 316902019 Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. I= III II i/I:...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Warranty ......................Setting Bake ....................Important Safety Instructions ..............Setting Cook Time ..................Product Record/Serial Plate Location ............6 Setting Delay Start ..................Conv Bake ....................Range Features ....................7 Before Setting Oven Controls ................8 Conv Roast ....................
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. This manual contains important safety symbols and Tip Over Hazard instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. • A child or adult can tip the range Definitions and be killed.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions • Never modify or alter the construction of a range by DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE HEATING removing the leveling legs, panels, wire covers, anti-tip UNITS, OR SURFACE COOKING ELEMENTS, AREAS brackets/screws, or any other part of the range. NEAR THESE SURFACE HEATING UNITS, OR INTERIOR SURFACE OF THE OVEN.
  • Page 5 Important Safety Instructions IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR OVEN COOl(TOP Know which knob or keypad controls each surface Protective Liners m DO NOT USE heating unit. Place a pan of food on the surface element ALUMINUM FOIL to line the oven bottom.
  • Page 6: Product Record/Serial

    Important Safety Instructions IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR SELF- YOUR RANGE CLEANING OVENS Before manually cleaning any part of the Clean in the self-cleaning cycle only the parts listed in range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range this Use &...
  • Page 7: Range Features

    Range Features S_t/Of ....°,o.0, Your electric range features include: ' _: !:) ..[;; [ Electronic oven control with timer. Glass touch sensitive control panel. Cooking Zone 1 control. Cooking Zone 2 control. Warm & Ready TM drawer control &...
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls Oven vent location Types of oven racks The oven vent is located under the left side of the control flat handle panel (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air passes through this vent. This venting is necessary for proper air rack circulation in the oven and good baking results.
  • Page 9: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls Induction cooking zones The type and size of cookware, cooking duration, number of cooking zones in use and their power level settings are all factors that will affect the amount of heat Benefits of induction cooking zones: that will spread beyond the cooking...
  • Page 10: Cooktop Display Windows

    Before Setting Surface Controls Cooktop display windows The oven backguard provides a digital window for each of the cooking zones located on the cooktop. Power levels and messages are easily monitored and controlled using the window displays in combination with the corresponding control keypads.
  • Page 11: Cooktop Lockout Feature

    Before Setting Surface Controls Cooktop Lockout feature Cooktop operational noises This feature will lock all Cooking Zones from The electronic processes involved with induction cooking COOKTOP LOCKOUT being accidentally turned ON. This feature will may create some unusual background noises. You could only lockout the cooktop controls.
  • Page 12: Surface Cookware Recommendations

    Surface Cookware Recommendations Induction cookware Induction cookware types When purchasing pans for use on the induction cooktop, The most common induction cookware types available: look for cookware specifically identified by the Stainless steel - Generally, excellent for induction cooking. manufacturer for induction cooking, marked...
  • Page 13: Induction Cooking Zones

    Induction Cooking Zones Pan sensing The cooking zone sensors located below the cooktop Pan sensing checklist surface require that certain cookware conditions are met Correct conditions Incorrect conditions before the induction cooking zones can operate. • Cookware base material • Cookware base material The cooking zone display...
  • Page 14: Cookware Sizes

    Induction Cooking Zones Induction cooking zone minimum maximum cookware sizes Minimum pan size Maximum pan size Each of the four Induction cooking zones require Use the cooktop graphics provided for each induction minimum pan size in order to activate. The cookware cooking zone location to help determine...
  • Page 15: Power Sharing

    Induction Cooking Zones Power sharing Your cooktop is equipped with four induction Cooking Zones controlled by two heating sections. The left-hand (Cooking Zones 1 & 2) and the right-hand (Cooking Zones 3 & 4) heating sections are powered by two independent induction inverters - one inverter...
  • Page 16: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Setting induction cooking zones Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then To operate cooking zones: set to a lower setting to finish cooking. Suggested power 1. Place induction cookware on cooking zone. level settings are shown in Fig. 1. The suggested settings 2.To activate the cooking...
  • Page 17: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Setting induction zones (cont'd) Home Canning Be sure to read and observe all the following points when Important notes: home canning with your appliance. Check with the USDA • The size and type of cooking utensil used, and the (United States Department of Agriculture)
  • Page 18: Oven Control Functions

    Oven Control Functions For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various keypad functions and features of the oven. Timer Add 1 Cook Set/Off I Minute Time Delay Slow Warm Start Cook & Hold Cake Cony Heat I Breads Convert Probe...
  • Page 19: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Add 1 Minute Setting Clock When the appliance is first powered up, 12:00 will flash in Use the Add 1 Minute keypad to set additional minutes to the display (See Fig. 1). The time of day must first be set the timer.
  • Page 20: Changing Oven Temperature

    Setting Oven Controls Oven Lockout Changing oven temperature display mode OVEN LOCKOUT The oven control is preset to display °F (Fahrenheit) when The control may be programmed to lock the shipped from the factory. The control can be changed oven door and lock the oven control keypads.
  • Page 21: Setting Preheat

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Preheat Setting Bake For best baking performance use the Preheat feature. Use the bake function whenever the recipe calls for baking Preheat feature will bring the oven up to the set cooking using normal temperatures. A reminder tone will sound temperature.
  • Page 22 Setting Oven Controls Setting Cook Time Setting Delay Start Use Cook Time to program the oven control to Delay Start sets a delayed starting time to oven cooking automatically turn the oven function off after a desired cleaning functions. Prior to setting a delay start, be sure the length of time.
  • Page 23 Setting Oven Controls Conv Bake Benefits of the convection bake feature Foods may cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. Multiple rack baking. No special pans or bakeware needed. Convection functions use a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly and continuously...
  • Page 24 Setting Oven Controls Cony Roast Conv Convert The Conv Roast function combines a cook cycle with the The Conv Convert function makes it easy to convert convection fan to roast meats and poultry. Meats cooked baking recipe and include the convection feature.
  • Page 25 Setting Oven Controls Broil Use the broil function to cook meats that require direct exposure to radiant heat for optimum browning results. The Broil feature is factory preset to broil at 550°F. The Broil function temperature may be set at any temperature between 400°F (205°C)
  • Page 26 Setting Oven Controls Cakes Breads Meat probe The Cakes Breads functions are designed to give optimum When cooking meat such as roasts, hams or poultry, baking performance for Cakes or Breads. These functions the meat probe function to check the internal temperature work well for baking cakes, brownies, pies (fresh or frozen),...
  • Page 27 Setting Oven Controls See the following Instructions for changing how the oven Meat probe (cant'd) reacts after reaching the internal target temperature. Important note: Changing how the oven reacts after reaching the target To set the oven to continue cooking after reaching temperature must be done before starting the cooking...
  • Page 28 Setting Oven Controls Setting Slow Cook The Slow Cook function may be used to cook foods more FOOD POISONING HAZARD. Do not let slowly and at lower oven temperatures. Slow Cook provides food sit for more than one hour before or after cooking.
  • Page 29 Setting Oven Controls Warm & Hold Recipe Recall Warm & Hold will keep cooked foods warm for serving up The Recipe Recall feature may be used to record and to 3 hours after cooking has finished. After 3 hours the recall your favorite recipe settings.
  • Page 30 Setting Oven Controls Using AirGuardTM feature Accent light Your appliance is equipped with a catalytic oven exhaust Your appliance includes a decorative Accent light centered cleaner that may be turned on during any active oven horizontally behind the touch-sensitive control panel. The cooking process.
  • Page 31 Setting Oven Controls Restoring factory default settings Adjusting oven temperature Your appliance has been factory calibrated and tested to When new, your appliance was set with predetermined ensure an accurate baking temperature. For the first few oven control settings. Over time, the user may make uses, follow your recipe times and temperature changes to these default...
  • Page 32 Setting Oven Controls Sabbath feature (for use on the Jewish Important notes: • It is not advised to attempt to activate any other oven Sabbath & Holidays) function except Bake while the Sabbath feature is active. For further assistance, guidelines for proper ONLY the following keypads...
  • Page 33: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Sabbath feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) Example - to turn the oven off and keep the Sabbath feature active: Press STOP • Example m To turn off the Sabbath feature: Press and hold both Cook Time and Delay Start key pads simultaneously for at least 3 seconds to turn the Sabbath feature off.
  • Page 34 Warmer Drawer Warm & Ready drawer The purpose of the warmer drawer is to keep hot cooked Arranging warmer drawer rack positions foods at serving temperatures. Examples are vegetables, The keep warmer drawer rack may be used in 2 ways: gravies, meats, casseroles, biscuits, rolls and pastries.
  • Page 35 Warmer Drawer Warmer drawer controls The warmer drawer controls are located on the control Warmer drawer settings panel. Use the warmer drawer control keypads to turn the The recommended warmer drawer food settings are shown warmer drawer ON and OFF and make temperature in Fig.
  • Page 36 Warmer Drawer Proof Bread Warmer drawer humidity controller The warmer drawer has a Proof Bread feature that may be This feature may be used to control humidity levels in the used to prepare bread dough. The recommended length of warmer drawer.
  • Page 37 Flex Clean A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures • Remove any excessive spillovers. Any spills on the oven that are well above normal cooking temperatures. The high bottom should be wiped-up and removed before starting cleaning temperature eliminates soils completely or reduces a self-clean...
  • Page 38 Flex Clean As soon as Flex Clean becomes active, a motor driven Delayed Start Flex Clean lock mechanism will begin locking the oven door Example m To start a delay Flex Clean with default clean automatically, door Loc will appear in the display (See time of 3 hours and a start time of 9:00 o'clock: Fig.
  • Page 39 Care & Cleaning Cleaning recommendation table Surface type Recommendation Pointed body parts For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and Pointed decorative trim built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30- Aluminum, plastic or vinyl trim 60 minutes.
  • Page 40 Care & Cleaning Cooktop maintenance Cooktop cleaning Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot your ceramic glass cooktop. cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the ceramic-glass surface.
  • Page 41 Care & Cleaning Aluminum foil and utensils Cooktop cleaning (cont'd) Do not use the following on the cooktop: NEVER cover any slots, holes or passages in • Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as the oven bottom or cover an entire oven rack with materials metal and some nylon pads.
  • Page 42 Care & Cleaning Removing and replacing the lift-off oven door To avoid possible injury when removing replacing the oven door, follow the instructions below carefully Oven door and always hold the oven door with both hands positioned away hinge from the door hinge area. locations The door is heavy.
  • Page 43 Before You Call • Solutions to common problems Before you call for service, review the following list. It may save you time & expense. Possible solutions to these problems are provided with the problem listed: Problem Solution Poor baking results. •...
  • Page 44 Before You Call • Solutions to common problems Problem Solution Cooking Zones do not glow red when • The induction Cooking Zones will not glow when they are heating. Induction heating cookware, cooking uses electromagnetic energy to induce heat directly to the cookware on the cooktop.
  • Page 45 Before You Call • Solutions to common problems Problem Solution Scratches or abrasions on cooktop Coarse particles such as salt or hardened soils between cooktop surface. utensils can cause scratches. Be sure cooktop surface and bottoms utensils are clean before usage. Small scratches do not affect cooking will become...
  • Page 46 Notes...
  • Page 47 Protection Agreements Acuerodes de proteccibn Master Protection Agreements Acuerdos maestros de proteccibn Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ® Enhorabuena per haber hecho una compra inteligente, Su nuevo product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation.
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