Kenmore GAS COOKTOP Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2B8
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P/N 318203652 Rev. A (0806)


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  • Page 1: Gas Cooktop

    GAS COOKTOP Use & Care Guide Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2B8 Visit our Web Site : P/N 318203652 Rev. A (0806)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Protection Agreements ........... 15 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 • Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires—Smother • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward from the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry Edges of Cooktop and Not Extend Over Adjacent chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
  • Page 5: Product Record

    Please carefully read and save these instructions This Use & Care Manual contains general operating instructions for your appliance and feature information for several models. Your product may not have all the described features. The graphics shown are representative. The graphics on your appliance may not look exactly like those shown.
  • Page 6: Surface Cooking

    CORRECT INCORRECT Surface Cooking • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Use Proper Cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that • Pan overhangs unit by more than make good contact • Flat bottom and straight 2.5 cm (1”). with the entire sides.
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Sizes of the Surface Gas Burners Your appliance is supplied with Burner Cap 36" Models only (Standard) the different surface gas Burner Cap burners: (Standard) 36" Models only • Simmer Burner (5,000 BTU) Burner Cap • 1 (or 2 on 36" models) Extra Large Standard Standard Burners (9,500...
  • Page 8 Setting Surface Controls Control Locations of the Gas Surface Burners Your cooktop is equipped with gas surface burners with different BTU ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. The small SIMMER burner is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc. This burner is located at the right rear burner position on the cooktop.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Operating the Gas Surface Controls: Do not place plastic 1. Place cooking utensil on surface burner. items such as salt and pepper shakers, 2. Push the surface control knob down and turn counterclockwise out spoon holders or plastic wrappings on of the OFF position (See Figure 1).
  • Page 10: 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 11: Porcelain Enamel Cooktop Cleaning Instructions (Some Models)

    General Care & Cleaning Porcelain enamel cooktop cleaning instructions (some models) Correct and consistent cleaning is essential to maintaining your porcelain enamel Do not use a cooktop. If food spills and grease spatters are not removed, they may burn onto the cooktop cleaner on a hot surface of the cooktop and cause permanent discoloration.
  • Page 12: Sealed Burner Models

    General Care & Cleaning Sealed Burner To Clean the Burner Grates, Countoured Burner Skirts , Burner Caps and Burner Heads (some models) The burner grates, contoured burner skirts (some models), burner caps and burner head should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. See instructions below. To Clean the Burner Grates Be sure burners and grates are cool before you place your hand, a potholder, cleaning cloths or other material on them.
  • Page 13: 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 14 Notes...
  • 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 ®...
  • Page 16: Sears Service

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