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Kenmore ELITE 3231 Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
de Uso y Cuidado
/ Espa_ol
3231% 3232%
3233% 3235 _
P/N 318203668A
Estates, IL 60179


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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Manual de Uso y Cuidado English / Espa_ol Models/Modelos: 790.3230% 3231% 3232% 3233% 3235 _ I<e Elite P/N 318203668A (1002) Sears Brands Management Corporation Haft:man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    1. Cracks in a ceramic glass cooktop that are not a result of thermal shock. 2. Stains and scratches on a ceramic glass cooktop resulting from accident or improper operation or maintenance. 3. Expendable items that can wear out from normal use, including but not limited to filters, belts, light bulbs, and bags.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Do not allow children to climb or play around the cooktop. * Storage not be stored on the cookfop, near surface burners. This includes...
  • Page 4 When under the hood, turn fan on. Refer to hood manufacturer's instructions for cleaning. * Utensil Handles Should Be Turned of Cooktop and Not Extend Over Adjacent Burners--To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage...
  • Page 5: Product Record

    You will find the model and serial number printed on the serial plate. This serial plate is located under the cooktop. See bottom of this page for the serial plate location. Model No. 790.
  • Page 6: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Figure 3 - Model 790.32353 & C970-40610 Figure 4 - Model 790.3233 Control Locations of the Gas Surface Burners Your cooktop is equipped ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases.
  • Page 7: Before Setting Surface Controls

    4. Put back the grates on the cooktop. REMEMBER -- DO NOT ALLOW SPILLS,FOOD, CLEANING AGENTS OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL TO ENTER THE GAS ORIFICE HOLDER OPENING. Always keep the Burner Caps and Burner Heads in place whenever the surface burners are in use.
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Note: Always use a utensil for purpose. Follow manufacturer's Some utensils were not made to be used in the oven or on the cooktop. Using a wok (.or supplied) CORRECT * Flat bottom and straight * Tight fitting lids. * Weight of handle pan.
  • Page 9 Seffing Surface Burner Controls Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plasflc wrappings on top of the range when if is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wood spoons could catch fire if placed too close to a flame.
  • Page 10 Bridge Burner. The Bridge Burner feature may be used to combine or if needed 3 gas surface Burners located cooktop. The left rear and left center surface Control Knob. In addition the left front Burner may be added...
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Burner Controls Setting the Dual Ring Burner The Dual Ring Burner has two rings of flame levels, one for small and one for large cookware. Large Caokware Operation (Figure Place a large cooking utensil centered Push the surface control knob down and turn counterclockwise position.
  • Page 12: General Care & Cleaning

    (some models) easier. Because the gas burner are sealed, and consistent cleaning is essential they may burn onto the surface of the cooktop until they have completely towel or a clean cloth with warm, or a soap-filled steel wool pad.
  • Page 13: Cleaning The Grates

    Should experience ignition problems With the burner head in place, use a small Figure 1= Cooktop regular in the dishwasher. DO NOT allow spills, food, to remove or lift the ¢ooktop. the ¢ooktop. any of the following to operate...
  • Page 14: Before You Call

    Before you call for servicenreview 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 Surface burners do not llghf Surface burner flame burns half way around.
  • Page 15: Protection Agreements

    PROTECTION Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Kenmore®product is designed and manufactured dependable operation. But like all products, preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That's when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 16: Sears Service

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