Kenmore 790.803 Use & Care Manual

Kenmore 790.803 Use & Care Manual

Microwave hood combination


Use & Care Guide
Manual de uso y cuidada
English / Español
Models / Modelos: 790.803 *
Microwave Hood Combination


* = color number, numero de color*
P/N 316495108
Sears Brands Management Corporation
man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.


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Summary of Contents for Kenmore 790.803

  • Page 1: Horno De Microondas

    Use & Care Guide Manual de uso y cuidada English / Español Models / Modelos: 790.803 * Kenmore ® Microwave Hood Combination HORNO DE MICROONDAS * = color number, numero de color* P/N 316495108 Sears Brands Management Corporation man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Sears Service ............31-3 Microwave Hood Combination Warranty Kenmore One Year Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all supplied instructions, 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: Microwave Oven Safety

    Microwave Oven Safety Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your microwave oven. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The microwave oven should be servic ed only rvice personnel. Call an microwave oven when the microwave oven is in authorized service company for examination, operation. repair, or adjustment. microwave oven. rface cleaning instructions in the "Caring for Your Microwave Oven" section. example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, or similar location.
  • Page 5: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To Excessive Microwave Energy

    PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY (a) Do not attempt to operate this oven with (c) Do not operate the oven if it is damaged. It is the door open. Doing so can result in harmful particularly important that the oven door closes properly exposure to microwave energy.
  • Page 6: Getting To Know Your Microwave Oven

    Getting to Know Your Microwave Oven This section discusses the concepts behind microwave cooking. It also shows the basics that you need to know in order to operate your microwave oven. Please read this information before using your oven. HOW YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN WORKS Microwave ovens are safe.
  • Page 7: Cookware Guide

    COOKWARE GUIDE Most heat resistant, nonmetallic cookware is safe for use in your microwave oven. However, to test cookware before using, follow these steps: 1. Place empty cookware in the microwave oven. 2. Measure 1 cup (250ml) of water in a glass measuring cup and place it in the oven beside the cookware. 3.
  • Page 8: Microwave Oven Features

    SPECIFICATIONS Power Supply 120V AC, 60 Hz Rated Power Consumption 1650W Microwave Output 1100 ated Current 1 5.0A Overall Dimensions(WxHxD) / 8" 9 / 16" 1/ 16" X 17 5/ 32" 5/ 32 " Oven Cavity Dimensions(WxHxD) X 10 X 15 16"...
  • Page 9: Control Panel Features

    CONTROL PANEL FEATURES Your microwave oven control panel lets you select the desired cooking function quickly and easily. All you have to do is touch the necessary Command Pad. The following is a list of all the Command and Number Pads located on the control panel.
  • Page 10: Microwave Cooking Tips

    Microwave Cooking Tips Amount of Food Releasing Pressure in Foods the amount of food (for example: baked potatoes, sausages, you prepare, the time it takes to cook that food egg yolks, and some fruits) are tightly covered by a skin will also change.
  • Page 11 Using Aluminum Foil NOTE: Metal containers should not be used in a microwave oven. There are, however, some exceptions. If you have purchased food prepackaged in an aluminum foil container, refer to the instructions on the package. When using aluminum foil containers, cooking times may be longer because microwaves will only penetrate the top of the food.
  • Page 12: Using Your Microwave Oven

    Using Your Microwave Oven SETTING CONTROL LOCK ON/OFF ( Control Panel Feature 1 ) This section gives instructions for operating each function. Please read this section carefully. To turn ON Control Lock touch Clock & Settings twice. CLOCK & SETTING (Control Panel Feature 19) Touch: Display Shows: The microwave oven has settings that allow you to...
  • Page 13 TURNING SOUND ON/OFF (Control Panel USING CLEAN (Control Panel Feature 19) Feature 19) To enter Clean mode touch Clock & Settings Audible signals are available to guide you when four times. setting and using your oven. This is a preset timed cycle to boil water creating •...
  • Page 14: Clock & Settings

    SETTING WEIGHT IB/KG (Control Panel Feature 19) SETTING DEMO MODE ON/OFF (Control Panel Feature 19) Example: To toggle weight b etween pounds & kilograms. Example: To enter Demo mode. Touch: Display Shows: Touch: Display Shows: If the display shows kg, pressing the START button will reset the oven controls to lbs.
  • Page 15: Using Vent Fan

    SETTING TIMED COOK (Control Panel Feature 2) USING VENT FAN (Control Panel Feature 20) The pad controls the 4-speed vent fan. If the vent fan Example: To cook for five minutes, 30 seconds at is OFF the first touch of the Vent pad will turn the fan 100% powe on TURBO, second touch HIGH, third touch MEDIUM, Touch:...
  • Page 16: Using Add 30 Sec

    USING ADD 30 SEC. (Control Panel Feature 15) SETTING TWO-STAGE COOKING This is a time-saving pad. It is a simplified feature For best results, some recipes call for different that lets you quickly set and start microwave power levels during a cook cycle. You can program your oven for two power level stages cooking at 100% power.
  • Page 17: Microwave Power Levels

    MICROWAVE POWER LEVELS The table also tells you when to use each cook power. For best results Follow recipe or food package instructions if powers. The lower the cook power, the slower the available. cooking. Each number from 1 to 9 stands for a NOTE: Refer to a reliable cookbook for cooking times based on the 1100 Watt cook power of The following table gives the percentage of cook...
  • Page 18: Using Auto Defrost

    USING AUTO DEFROST OPERATING TIPS For best results h, meat, and Three defrost sequences are preset in the oven. poultry from its original closed paper or plastic The auto defrost feature provides you with the best package (wrapper). Otherwise, the wrap will hold defrosting method for frozen foods.
  • Page 19: Auto Defrost Table

    AUTO DEFROST TABLE NOTE: Meat of irregular shape and large, fatty cuts of meat should have the narrow or fatty areas shielded with foil at the beginning of the defrost sequence. MEAT SETTINGS FOOD SETTING AT BEEP SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS BEEF Ground Beef, MEAT Remove thawed portions with fork.
  • Page 20 AUTO DEFROST TABLE (CONTINUED) OULTRY SETTINGS FOOD SETTING AT BEEP SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS CHICKEN POULTRY Turn over breast side down. Cover warm Place chicken breast-side up in a Whole areas with aluminum foil. microwave safe dish. Finish defrosting (up to 6 lbs) by immersing in cold water.
  • Page 21: Defrosting Tips

    DEFROSTING TIPS t, the weight to be entered is the net weight (the weight of the food minus the container). defrost. Shallow packages will defrost more quickly than a deep block. g, make sure to remove any and all metal twist-ties that often come with frozen food bags, and t, separate the pieces.
  • Page 22: Sensor Operating Instructions

    SENSOR OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Sensor Cook allows you to cook most of your favorite 4. Be sure the outside of the cooking container and the foods without selecting cooking times and power levels. inside of the microwave oven are dry before placing The display will indicate Sensing during the initial sensing food in the oven.
  • Page 23: Sensor Cook Table

    SENSOR COOK TABLE CATEGORY AMOUNT DIRECTION Place bacon strips on a microwave bacon rack for best Bacon results. (Use dinner plate lined with paper towels if rack 1-3 slices is not available). Place in a appropriately sized microwave container. Cover with plastic wrap. After cooking, stir and allow Frozen Dinner 10 oz./ 20 oz.
  • Page 24: Using Quick Touch

    USING QUICK TOUCH Your microwave has preprogrammed selections to SETTING PIZZA (Control Panel Feature 12) cook food automatically. SETTING POPCORN (Control Panel Feature 5) The Pizza sensor cook quick touch pad lets you reheat up to four slices of pizza (based on a 5 ounce slice). The Popcorn quick touch pad lets you pop 3.3, NOTE: 3.0, 1.75 ounce bags of commercially packaged...
  • Page 25: Setting Potato

    SETTING POTATO (Control Panel Feature 7) MELT /SOFTEN TABLE The Potato sensor cook quick touch pad lets you CATEGORY DIRECTION AMOUNT cook potatoes with preset times and cook powers.   You can choose from one to four potatoes. 1 or 2 sticks Unwrap and place in microwavable NOTE:...
  • Page 26: Caring For Your Microwave Oven

    Caring for Your Microwave Oven In order to ensure that your microwave oven looks good and works well for a long time, you should maintain it properly. For proper care, please follow these instructions carefully. For interior surfaces: Wash often with warm, sudsy For exterior surfaces and control panel: Use a water and a sponge or soft...
  • Page 27: Caring For The Filters

    CARING FOR THE FILTERS NOTE: Models are shipped for recirculating exhaust (To duct air outside reference the Installation Instructions book included with your microwave.). Some models have a disposable charcoal filter installed to help remove smoke and odors. Replacement s are available from Sears by calling 1-800-4-MY-HOME. The charcoal filter ry 6 to 12 months.
  • Page 28: Replacing The Cooktop And Oven Lights

    REPLACING THE COOKTOP AND OVEN CAVITY LIGHTS The cooktop lights straight out. 1. Unplug microwave oven or disconnect power. Mounting screw L ift up the bulb holder. 2. Remove the bulb cover mounting screw for the specific bulb you want to replace. Replace the bulb with a candelabra-base 30-watt bulb (Part No.
  • Page 29: Questions And Answers

    Questions and Answers QUESTIONS ANSWERS Can I operate my microwave oven without the glass No. If you remove or turn over the glass turntable, you turntable or turn the turntable over to hold a will get poor cooking results. Can I use either metal or aluminum pans in You can use aluminum foil for shielding (use small, t pieces), my microwave oven?
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the lists below and on the next page before calling for assistance or service. If you still need help, call Sears Service at 1-800-4-MY-HOME. MICROWAVE OVEN DOES NOT WORK PROBLEM CAUSE Nothing works. outlet. (See the "Electrical Requirements "and " Electrical Connection"...
  • Page 31: Sears Service

    Sears Service Master Protection Agreement Congratulations on making a smart purchase.Your new Kenmore® product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time.That`s when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
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