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Kenmore 790.7744 Series Use & Care Manual

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Gas Range
Use & Care Guide
Estufa a gas
Guía para el uso y cuidado
Models, Modelos
7744*, 7745*, 7746*, 7747*, 7748*
= color number, número de color
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
p/n 316544103 rev A (0811)



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  • Page 1 Gas Range Use & Care Guide Estufa a gas Guía para el uso y cuidado Models, Modelos 790. 7744*, 7745*, 7746*, 7747*, 7748* = color number, número de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. p/n 316544103 rev A (0811)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Product Record Free-Standing Range Warranty ...........2 In this space below, record the date of purchase, model and Product Record ..............2 serial number of your product. You will find the model and IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ......3-5 serial number printed on an identification plate. This serial Protection Agreements ............
  • 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 • Protective Liners—Do not use aluminum foil to line surface • Do Not Leave Children Alone—Children should not be left burner pans, or oven bottom, except as suggested in this manual. alone or unattended in the area where appliance is in use. They Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the shock, or fire.
  • Page 5 Important Safety Instructions Important Safety Notice The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn customers of potential exposure to such substances.
  • Page 6: Protection Agreements

    Acuerdos de protección Master Protection Agreements Acuerdos maestros de protección ® Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore Enhorabuena por haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su nuevo ® product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation.
  • Page 7: Range Features

    Range Features Your Gas Range Features Include: 1. Electronic Oven Control with Kitchen Timer. 2. Left Front Burner Valve & Knob. 3. Left Rear Burner Valve & Knob. 4. Right Rear Burner Valve & Knob. 5. Right Front Burner Valve & Knob. 6.
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls Oven Vent Location The oven vent is located below the backguard (See Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air is released through this vent. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good baking results. DO NOT BLOCK THE VENT.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Setting Surface Controls Do not place plastic Your range may be equipped with different sized surface burners. The ability to items such as salt and pepper shakers, heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the range when it is in use.
  • Page 10: Oven Control Functions

    Oven Control Functions READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below. CLOCK SET COOK TIME UP and DOWN ARROW PADS— Used along BAKE PAD—Used PAD—...
  • Page 11: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Note: The time of day must first be set in order to operate the oven. To Set the Clock When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display will flash "12:00".
  • Page 12 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) To Set or Change the Temperature for Baking The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). To Set the Controls for Baking: 1. Press . "— — —" appears in the display. 2.
  • Page 13 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) To Set the Timed Bake and Delay Start Features COOK TIME and DELAY START pads operate the features that will turn the oven ON and OFF at the times you select in advance. The oven can be programmed to start immediately and shut off automatically (Timed Bake) or to begin baking at a later time with a delayed start time (Delay Start).
  • Page 14 Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) To Set for Broiling: 1. Arrange the oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the Broil Rack Position Table below. 2. Press . " — — "will appear in display. 3.
  • Page 15: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Convection Cooking Benefits of Convection Cooking: —Foods cook up to 25 to 30% faster, saving time and energy. —Multiple rack baking. —No special pans or bakeware needed. How Convection Cooking works (some models) Convection Cooking uses a fan to circulate the oven's heat uniformly and continuously around the oven.
  • Page 16: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Oven Controls (cont’d) Setting the Warm & Hold™ Feature pad turns ON the Serve Warm & Hold feature and will maintain an oven temperature of 170° F. 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 automatically.
  • Page 17 Setting Warmer Drawer Controls (cont’d) To Set the Warmer (Warm & Ready™) Drawer Thermostat Warmer Drawer Recommended Control (some models) Food Settings Table The thermostat control is used to select the temperature of the warmer drawer. It is located on the control panel (See Fig. 3 on previous page). To set the Food Item Setting thermostat, push in and turn the knob to the desired setting.
  • Page 18 Self-Cleaning During the Self-Cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance. The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle of any range.
  • Page 19 Self-Cleaning (cont’d) Starting the Select Self-Clean Cycle or a Delayed Start Self-Clean Cycle For satisfactory results, use a 2 hour Self-Clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for average or a 4 hour cycle for heavy soils. NOTE: The kitchen area should be well ventilated using an open window, ventitlation fan or exhaust hood during the 1st Self-Clean cycle.
  • Page 20: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Table Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum (Trim Pieces) & Vinyl Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. For general cleaning , use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and built- Glass, Painted and Plastic up grease , apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil.
  • Page 21 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Removing and Replacing the Lift-Off Oven Door The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down. Door Hinge To Remove Oven Door: locations with oven door 1.
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Cleaning the Contoured Well Areas, Burner Cap, Burner Head and Burner Drip Pans (some models) he contoured well areas, burner cap, burner head and burner drip pans (some models) should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. Refer to the following instructions: To Clean the Recessed and Contoured Areas of the Cooktop - If a spill occurs on or in the recessed or contoured areas, blot up spill with an absorbent cloth.
  • Page 23: 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 Range is not level.
  • Page 24: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Meat is too close to the broil burner. Reposition the oven rack to provide more clearance between the meat and the broiler. Meat not properly prepared. Remove excess fat from meat. Slash remaining fatty edges to prevent curling, but do not cut into the lean.

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