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Operating The Bridge Surface Element; Warm & Hold Feature - Kenmore 790.4281 Use & Care Manual

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Setting Surface Controls
the Bridge Surface
The cooktop is equipped with a"BRI DGE" surface eJement
locatedat the leftcooktop position (See Figures I & 2).
Indicatorlights on the cooktop are used to indicatewhat
portions of the Bridge eJementwill heat. The Bridge element
begins with the leftFRONT position only (Figures 3 & 4) and
Figure 1
when selected with the +BRIDGE element (Figures 5 & 6) it
will provide a combination of 2 heating surfaces. When set for ALL 3 element positions the leftrear
element isadded for a total combination of 3 even heating surfaces (See Figures 7 & 8).
The Bridge element is designed for rectangular or oval shaped cookware. The griddle that is
supplied with this appliance should be used with the Bridge element ONLY. For round
shaped cookware, the left front and left rear elements may be used as a single element.
To Operate the Bridge Surface
Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element.
Touch and hold the P_'-w_ key pad until a beep sounds. The power indicator light will
ON. Note: If no key pad is touched within 20 seconds the request to Power ON the cooktop
will clear.
Touch and hold the _i}
pad for the Bridge element position until a beep is heard. The
display will show" -- ". Note: If no further pads are touched within 10 seconds the request
to power the element ON will clear.
Select the FRONT (See Figures 3 & 4), +BRIDGE (See Figures 5 & 6) or ALL 3 elements
7 & 8) to heat by pressing the _!}
pad once, twice or three times. When
(See Figures
the bridge is set to ALL setting, the display of the left rear element changes to reflect the
same setting as the left front element.
Touch HI @
pad once to turn ON the power levelto HI. Touch Lo @
pad once for Lo.
Figure 2
i (_) A,
w Q_j
Figure 3
i (_ All
Figure 5
,, C All
Figure 4
Figure 6
Each touch of the HI
or Lo
pad will decrease or increase the power level
Figure 7
from 9.5 through 3.0 by .5 increments. Simmer power levels between 3.0 and 1.2 will decrease or increase by .2 increments.
Lo is the lowest power level available. Note: The power level may be adjusted at any time while the element is ON.
Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to finish cooking. Each surface element
provides a constant amount of heat at each setting. A glowing red surface heating area extending beyond the bottom edge
of the cookware indicates the cookware is too small for the surface heating area.
When cooking has been completed touch the (on/of_pad once to turn the element OFF and if no other surface element is
used touch the P_-wE'_ key pad to turn off he cooktop. Note: The HE (hot element) message will remain ON if the cooktop is
still hot and will remain ON until the heating surface area has cooled sufficiently.
Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled after they have been turned off. The glass surface
may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass surface is touched before it has cooled sufficiently.
Do not place aluminum foil or plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers,
spoon holders
plastic wrappings
on top of the range when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wooden
spoons could catch fire if placed too close to the surface elements.
Warm & Hold Feature
The Warm & Hold feature may be used with any of the Cooking Elements.
To Turn the Warm & Hold Feature ON:
To select the Warm & Hold feature for any Cooking Element touch the _o_/o_f} key pad for the
corresponding Cooking Element.
Fig. 9
Touch the _
key pad located in the main control area. The associated display will show
LH (low
heat - Fig. 9)
indicating that the Cooking Element is properly set to Warm & Hold. If no other key pads are pressed the control will
activate the desired Cooking Element at the Warm & Hold setting.
Figure 8



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