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Kenmore 970.4952 Series Use & Care Manual

Kenmore wall ovens use & care guide
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Use & Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
English / Español
Model/Modèle: 970-4952*, -4953*

Wall Oven

Horno de pared doble
* = color number, número de color
P/N 139900107_ A
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto (Ontario) Canada M5B 2B8



  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 970.4952 Series

  • Page 1: Wall Oven

    Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado English / Español Model/Modèle: 970-4952*, -4953* Kenmore ® Wall Oven Horno de pared doble * = color number, número de color P/N 139900107_ A Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Removing and Replacing the Oven Door ..........22 Please carefully read and save these instructions ....... 2 Replacing the oven light .................23 Kenmore Limited Warranty ..............2 Before You Call ................... 24 Before setting oven controls ................. 7 Oven Baking .....................24 Oven vent location ..................
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. When heating fat or grease, This manual contains important safety watch it closely. Grease may catch fire if it symbols and instructions. Pay attention to becomes too hot. these symbols and follow all instructions Never cover any slots, holes, or given.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Do not use water or flour on • User Servicing—Do not repair or replace grease fires. Cover the fire with a pan lid, use any part of the appliance unless specifi- baking soda, or use a dry chemical or foam cally recommended in the manuals.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING YOUR IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING YOUR OVEN OVEN Before manually cleaning any • Never use your appliance for warming or part of the oven, be sure all controls are heating the room.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. SELF-CLEANING OVENS • Use the self-clean cycle to clean only the parts listed in this manual. Before using self-clean, remove the broiler pan, any food, utensils, and bakeware from the oven.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before setting oven controls Oven vent location Type of oven racks The oven vent is located under the left side of the control panel (Figure 1). When the oven is on, warm air passes through this flat handle vent. This venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven rack oven and good baking results.
  • Page 8: Oven Controls

    Oven Controls READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use &...
  • Page 9 Oven Controls Setting the Clock Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving key is used to set the clock. The clock may be set for The Timer on-off and Self-Clean keys control the Continuous 12 or 24 hour time of day operation. The clock has been preset Bake or 12 hour Energy Saving features.
  • Page 10 Oven Controls To Set Add 1 Minute Feature Setting Silent Control Operation key is used to set the Add 1 Minute feature. When The Self-Clean and Delay Start keys control the Silent Control the key is pressed, 1 minute is added to the Timer feature if this operation feature.
  • Page 11 Oven Controls Setting Temperature display -- Fahrenheit or Celsius Setting Cook Time The Broil and Self-Clean keys control the Fahrenheit or Celsius The Bake and Cook Time keys control the Cook Time feature. temperature display modes. The oven control can be The automatic timer of the Cook Time feature will turn the oven programmed to display temperatures in Fahrenheit or Celsius.
  • Page 12 Oven Controls Setting Delay Start 10. Press . The current time of day will appear in the display. The set temperature will also show in the display. The Bake, Cook Time, and Delay Start keys control the Delay Start feature. The automatic timer of the Delay Start will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance.
  • Page 13 Oven Controls Setting Bake Table 1: Suggested Bake rack positions Use the bake feature whenever the recipe calls for baking using normal temperatures. A reminder tone will sound indicating Food Position when the set baking temperature is reached and to place the Broiling meats, chicken, fish 3 or 4 food in the oven.
  • Page 14 Setting Broil Should an oven fire occur, leave the oven door closed and turn off the oven. If the fire continues, throw baking The Broil key controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat soda on the fire or use a fire extinguisher. Do not put water or radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage.
  • Page 15 Oven Controls Setting Convection Roast Setting Convection Bake The Conv Roast key may be used when cooking certain food The Convect Bake key controls the Convection Bake feature. Use items. Conv Roast combines a cook cycle with the convection the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The fan and element to roast meats and poultry.
  • Page 16 Note: When used with a Cook Time or a Delay Start setting, the To set the oven for Convection Bake and temperature to 350°F Convection Convert feature will display a CF for check food when the bake time is 75% complete. Arrange interior oven racks and place food in oven.
  • Page 17 Cooking and Preparation tips for Slow Cook Restoring factory default settings • Completely thaw all frozen foods before cooking with the Your appliance is programmed with default control settings. Slow Cook feature. Over time, users may make changes to these settings. The following options have settings that can be modified and may •...
  • Page 18 Oven Controls Setting the Sabbath Feature (for use on Jewish Sabbath and Holidays) The Cook Time and Delay Start keys are used to set the Sabbath feature. For further assistance, guidelines for proper Note: You may change the oven temperature once baking has usage, and a complete list of models with the started.
  • Page 19 Oven Controls Self-Cleaning Operation Self-Cleaning Oven During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of A self-cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures (well the range can become very hot to the touch. Do not leave small above cooking temperatures) which eliminate soils completely children unattended near the appliance.
  • Page 20 Oven Controls To Start the Self-Clean Cycle If a delay Self-Clean feature is desired, finish step 6-9. 5. Press Self-Clean. Dashes will appear in the display. The Self-Clean key controls the self Clean feature. If you are planning to use the oven directly after a self-clean cycle 6.
  • Page 21: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Oven Before cleaning any part of the oven, be sure all controls are turned off and the oven is cool. Remove spills and any heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the difficulty of major cleaning later. Surface Type Recommendation Aluminum and Vinyl...
  • Page 22: Removing And Replacing The Oven Door

    Care and Cleaning Removing and Replacing the Oven Door The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, Oven door lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down. hinge locations To remove the oven door: Open oven door completely, horizontal with floor (See Figure 2.
  • Page 23: Replacing The Oven Light

    Care and Cleaning Replacing the oven light Be sure the oven is unplugged and all parts are cool before replacing oven light. The interior oven lights are located at the rear of the oven cavity and are covered with a glass shield. The glass shield must be in place whenever the oven is in use (See Figure 13).
  • Page 24: Before You Call

    Before You Call Oven Baking For best cooking results, heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc. There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance. Baking Problems and Solutions Baking Problems Causes...
  • Page 25: Solutions To Common Problems

    Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review the following list. It may save you time and expense. Possible solutions are provided with the problem listed: Problem Solution Poor baking results Many factors effect baking results. Use proper oven rack position. Center food in the oven and space pans to allow air to circulate.
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