Kenmore 790.9232 Series Use & Care Manual

Kenmore cooktop user manual.
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Models, Modelos
*= color number, nOmero de color
Sears Roebuck
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179 U.S.A.
PIN 316257940

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    Electric Ran e Estufa el_ctricia Models, Modelos 790.9232*, Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman ® 9242*, 9268*, 9432*, 9442*, 9468*, 9542*, 9568*, 9588*. *= color number, nOmero de color Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. 9288*, 9532*, PIN 316257940 (0309)

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Free-Standing Range Warranty ... Product Record ... IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Protection Agreements Range Features ... Before Setting Oven Controls ... Setting Surface Controls ... Surface Cooking ... Oven Control Functions ... Setting Oven Controls ... Setting Warmer Drawer Controls ... Self Cleaning ...

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions Save these instructions This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. • Remove all tape and packaging before using the range. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the range. Never allow children to play with packaging •...

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    Important Safety Instructions IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS COOKTOP • Know which knob controls each surface heating unit, Place a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, and turn the unit off before removing the pan. • Use Proper Pan Size--This appliance is equipped with one or more surface units of different sizes.

  • Page 5: Protection Agreements

    Protection Agreements 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.

  • Page 6: Range Features

    !.,F'_ IndicatorUght ,_ Dual Radiant Element Control -' ;' _J,_ __J _ (some models) or Single Radiant Element Control _ Easy to Clean Cooktop Door Latch Self-Cleaning Oven Interior ustable Interior Oven Rack(s) Door Handle (stylevaries with model) Oven Door...

  • Page 7: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop. Heat is transferred up through the surface of the cooktop to the cookware. Only fiat-bottomed cookware should be used.

  • Page 8: Setting Surface Controls, Before Setting Oven Controls

    The Hot Surface indicator light, located on the control panel, wilt glow as the surface cooking area heats up and will REMAIN ON until the glass cooktop has cooled to a MODERATE Setting Surface Controls To Operate Single Radiant Surface Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element.

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    Plastic may melt onto the surface and be very difficult to clean. Use only dishware, utensils and cookware recommended for oven and cooktop use on the Warmer Zone. Unlike the surface elements, the Warmer Zone will not glow red when it is hot.

  • Page 10: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Using proper cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Fig.l). Be sure to follow the recommendations cookware as shown in Fig.

  • Page 11: Oven Control Functions

    Oven Control Functions READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below. STOP/CLEAR PAD-- Used to clear any function previously entered except the time of day and minute timer.

  • Page 12: Setting Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls To Set the Clock When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display wilt flash "12:00". Press Q. Within 5 seconds, press and hold the Note: The clock cannot be changed during any timed bake or self-clean cycle. To Set the Minute Timer: Press @.

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    Setting Oven Controls To Set or Change the Temperature The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature To Set the Controls for Baking: Press _. " " appears in the display. Within 5 seconds, press the , the temperature can then be adjusted in 5°F (1°C) increments. As soon as the is released, the oven wilt begin heating to the selected temperature.

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    Setting Oven Controls To Set the Timed Bake Feature The _ COOK TIME and _ STOP TIME controls operate the Timed Bake feature to turn the oven on and off at the times you select in advance. The oven can be programmed to start immediately and shut off automatically baking at a later time with an automatic shutoff.

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    Setting Oven Controls The broiler pan and the insert allows grease to drain and be kept awayfrom the high heat of the broiler. DO NOT use the pan without the insert. DO NOT cover the insert with foil; the exposed grease could ignite.

  • Page 16: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Warmer Drawer Controls Arranging Warmer Drawer (Warm & Ready The rack can be used in 2 ways: In the upright position to allow low profile food items to be placed both under and on top of the rack (for example, rolls or biscuits on top of the rack and a casserole dish under).

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    Setting Warmer Drawer Controls Warmer (Warm & Ready The indicator light is located above the warmer drawer thermostat control. It turns on when the control is set, and stays on until the control is turned off. The warmer drawer is inoperable during the self-clean cycle. The indicator light wilt not come on during the self-clean cycle.

  • Page 18: Self Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning During the self-cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended nearthe appliance. The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the self-cleaning cycle of any range.

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    Self-Cleaning To Start the Self-Clean Cycle For satisfactory results, use a 2 hour self-clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for average or heavy soils. NOTE: The kitchen area should be ventilated using an open window, ventitlation fan or exhaust hood during the first self-clean cycle.

  • Page 20: General Care & Cleaning

    Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during future heating. DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop. Oven racks may be removed or left in the oven during the self-clean cycle for cleaning.

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    [Ir_[=_'_ITjT_'_ Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. _'|v£h_1:t#ll_[_ll DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the ceramic-glass surface.

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    • Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as metal and some nylon pads. They may scratch the cooktop, making it more difficult to clean. • Do not use harsh cleaners, such as chlorine bleach, ammonia or oven cleaners, as they may etch or discolor the cooktop.

  • Page 23: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature, General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Changing the Oven Light Oven Ught Wire Holdel Care and Cleaning of Stainless Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior parts. Special care and cleaning are required appearance of stainless parts. Refer to the Care & Cleaning Adjusting Your Oven Temperature Your oven control has been precisely set at the factory.

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    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 Range is not level.

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    "Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance" in the General Care & Cleaning Cookware with rough bottom has been used. Use smooth, flat-bottomed Sliding or scraping of metal utensils on cooktop surface. Do not slide metal utensils on cooktop surface. Use a ceramic-glass "Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance"...

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