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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore ELITE 3231 Use And Care Manual

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important
Safety
instructions
Read all instructions before using this appliance.
Save these instructions for future
reference.
This manual
contains
important
safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention
to these symbols and follow
all
instructions given.
Thissymbol
will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily
harmi dear h or property damage,
This symbol
that
or property
damage.
if the information
in fhls manual
is not
followed
exactly, a fire or exploslon may result causing
property
damage,
personal
injury or death.
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
m Do not store or use gasoilne
or other flammable
vapors
and liquids in the vicinity
of fhls or any other
appliance.
mWHAT
TO DO iF YOU SMELL GAS:
*
Do not fry to light any appliance.
*
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any
phone in your building.
*
Immedlafely
call your gas supplier from a neighbor's
phone. Follow the gas suppller's instructions.
*
If you cannot
reach your gas supplier, call the fire
department.
installation
and service must be performed
by a
qualified
installer, servicer or the gas supplier.
* Remove all tape and packaging
wrap
before using
the cookfop.
Destroy the carton
and plastic bags after
unpacking
the cooktop.
Never allow children
to play with
packaging
material.
Do not remove the model/serial
plate attached
to the cooktop.
* Proper Installation--Be
sure your appllance
is properly
installed and grounded
by a quallfled
technician
in
accordance
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the National
Fuel Gas Code ANSi Z223.1
latest edition and CAN/CGA
B149.2, and the National
Electrlcal
Code ANSI/NFPA
No. 70--latest
edition, and
local code requirements.
Install and/or
adjust
only per
installation
instructions provided
in the literature
package
for this cooktop.
Sears Parts & Repair is the recommended
repair
service
for
this appliance.
Know how to disconnect
the electrical
power
to the appliance
at the circuit breaker
or fuse box in case
of an emergency.
* User ServlclngmDo
not repair or replace
any part of
the appliance
unless speclflcaHy recommended
in 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.
* Never modify
or alter the construction
of a cooktop
by
removing
panels, wire covers, or any other part of the
product.
* Air curtain
or other
overhead
hoods,
which
operate
by
blowing
a downward
air flow on to a range, shaft not be
used in conjunction
with gas ranges other than when
the
hood and range have been designed,
tested and llsfen by
an independent
test laboratory
for use in combination
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each other.
Stepping or leaning on fhls cookfop can result
in serious injuries and may also cause damage to the cookfopo
Do not allow children to climb or play around the cooktop.
* Storage
on Appffance--Flammable
materlais
should
not be stored on the cookfop, near surface burners.
This includes
paper, plastic and cloth items, such as
cookbooks,
plasficware
and towels, as well as flammable
liquids. Do not store explosives, such as aerosol
cans,
on the cooktop.
Flammable
materials
may explode
and
result in fire or property
damage.
Do not store items of interest to children in
the cabinets above the cooktop.
* Do not leave children
alone=Chlldren
should not be left
alone
or unattended
in the area where
an appffance
is in
use. They should never be allowed
to sit or stand on any
part of the appliance.
* DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE BURNERS, GRATES, OR
AREAS NEAR THESE BURNERS. Surface
burners may be
hot even though
the flames
are not visible. Areas near
surface burners 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 the surfaces
facing
the cooktop.
* Wear Proper ApparelmLoose-flfflng
or hanging
garments
should never be worn while using the appliance.
Do not let
clothing
or other flammable
materials
contact
hot surfaces.
NEVER use fhls appfiance
as a space heater
to heat or warm
the room. Doing so may result in carbon
monoxide
poisoning.
* Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires--Smother
the
fire with a pan lld, or use baking
soda, a dry chemlcal
or
foam=type
extinguisher.
* When heating
fat or grease, watch if closely.
Fat or
grease
may catch
fire if allowed
to become
too hot.
* Use Only Dry Potholders--Molst
or damp pot holders on
hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let
the potholders
touch
the flame
or burners.
Do not use a
towel or other bulky cloth instead of a pot holder.
* Do Not Heat Unopened
Food Contalners--Buildup
of
pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury.
* Know which
knob controls
each surface burner.
Always
turn the knob to the LITE position
when igniting the burners.
Visually
check that the burner has lit. Then adjust the flame
so it does not extend
beyond the edge of the utensil.
Use Proper Rome Size--Adjust
flame
slze
so it does not extend beyond
the edge of the utensil.
The
use of undersized
utensils will expose a portion
of the

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