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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore 790.4281 Use & Care Manual

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• Remove all tape and packaging before using the
Destroy the carton and plastic bags after
unpacking the appliance. Never allow children to play
with packaging material. Do not remove the model/serial
plate attached to the cooktop.
• Proper Installation. Be sure your appliance is
properly installed and grounded
by a qualified
in accordance with National Electrical
Code ANSI/NFPA No.70=latest edition and local code
Install only per installation instructions
provided in the literature package for this appliance.
• in case of an emergency,
know how to disconnect
the electrical
power to the appliance
at the circuit
breaker or fuse box.
• User Servicing--Do
not repair or replace any part of
the appliance
unless specifically
the manuals.
All other servicing should be done only by
a qualified technician to reduce the risk of personal
injury and damage to the cooktop. Sears Parts & Repair
is the recommended
repair service for this appliance.
• Never modify or alter the construction
of an
by removing panels, wire covers or any
other part of the product.
or leaning on this cooktop can
result in serious injuries and may also cause damage
to the cooktop.
Do not allow children to climb or play
around the cooktop.
• Storage on Appliance.
not be stored near surface units. This includes paper,
plastic and cloth items, such as cookbooks, plasticware
and towels, as well as flammable liquids. Do not store
explosives, such as aerosol cans, on or near the
appliance. Flammable materials may explode and result
in fire or property damage.
Do not store items of interest to children
in the cabinets above the appliance.
• Do not leave children
alone. Children
should not be
left alone or unattended
in the area where an
is in use. They should never be allowed to sit
or stand on any part of the appliance.
THESE SURFACES. Surface units may be hot even
though they are dark in color. Areas near surface units
may become hot enough to cause burns. During and
after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other
flammable materials touch these areas until they have
had sufficient time to cool. Among these areas are the
cooktop and areas facing the cooktop.
• Wear Proper Apparel. Loose-fitting
or hanging
should never be worn while using the
Do not let clothing or other flammable
materials contact hot surfaces.
Never use your appliance
for warming
or heating the room.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires.
Smother the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda,
a dry chemical
or foam=type extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely.
Fat or
grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
• Use Only Dry Potholders.
Moist or damp potholders
on hot surfaces
may result in burns from steam. Do
not let the potholders touch hot heating surface units.
Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers.
Buildup of
pressure may cause the container
to burst and
result in injury.
IMPORTANT. Do not attempt to operate the cooktop
during a power failure, if the power fails, always turn
off the cooktop.
If the cooktop is not turned off and the
power resumes, the cooktop will begin to operate again.
Food left unattended could catch fire or spoil.
• Know which touch pad controls
each surface unit.
• Clean the appliance
to keep all parts free
of grease that could catch fire. Exhaust fan
ventilation hoods and grease filters should be kept
clean. Do not allow grease to accumulate on hood or
filter. Greasy deposits in the fan could catch fire. When
flaming food under the hood, turn fan on. Refer to hood
instructionsfor cleaning.
Use Proper Pan Size. This appliance is
equipped with one or more surface units of different
sizes. Select utensils having flat bottoms large enough to
cover the surface unit. The use of undersized utensils will



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