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Kenmore ELITE 790.99613 Use And Care Manual

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Electric Range
Use & Care Guide
Estufa eldctrica
Manual de uso y cuidado
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179
P/N 318200712 Rev. A (0801)



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  • Page 1 Electric Range Use & Care Guide Estufa eldctrica Manual de uso y cuidado Model/Modelo 790.99613 I" Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/N 318200712 Rev. A (0801)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Common sense and caution must be practiced when installing, operating and maintaining any appliance. Kenmore Elite Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructionssupplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME®...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read Save This manual contains many important safety messages. Always read and obey all safety messages. The safety symbol _ calls your attention to safety messages that inform you of hazards that can kill or hurt you or others, or cause damage to the product.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions • 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 on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let potholders touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.
  • Page 5: Serial Plate Location

    Important Safety Instructions IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING YOUR RANGE • Clean the range regularly 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.
  • Page 6: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Use 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 Figure 1 cookware (See Figure 1). Be sure to follow the recommendations for using cookware as shown in Figure 2.
  • Page 7 Surface Cooking Specialty Pans & Trivets DO NOT use a wok if it is equipped with a metal ring. Because this ring traps heat, the cooktop surface could be damaged. Canning Tips & Information Canning can generate large amounts of steam. Use ex- treme caution to prevent burns.
  • Page 8: Range Features

    Range features Side Oven Thermostat Searing Grill Grid Broil Pan Adjustable Oven Rack Side Oven Name Plate Drawer Side Bridge Element Electronic Oven Controls Cooktop Ceramic Glass Hot Surface Cooktop Indicator Lights Surface Control Knobs Broil Element Cover - Oven Light Self-Cleaning Adjustable Oven Racks (3)
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Figure 1 NOTE: Please read detailed instructions for ceramic glass cooktop cleaning in the General Care & Cleaning section and Before You Call checklist section of this Use and Care Guide. NOTE: Radiant elements have a limiter that allows the element to cycle on and off, even at the HI setting.
  • Page 10 Setting Surface Controls Operating Single Radiant Surface The cooktop has single radiant surface elements at location as shown on figure 2. To Operate the Single Surface Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction to the desired setting (Figure 1).
  • Page 11 Setting Surface Controls Operating the Bridge Surface The range is equipped with a "BRIDGE" surface element located at the left front and middle (Bee Figure 6) positions. The Bridge can be used when cooking with rectangular (like a griddle) or oval shaped cookware. • The element will maintain an even temperature setting across both portions of the Bridge.
  • Page 12: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting the Oven Controls Oven Vent(s) and Racks Oven Vent Locations Each oven has its own vent located on the top, near each side and towards the back of the cooktop. When an oven is on, warm air is released through the vent;...
  • Page 13: Setting Side Oven Control

    Setting Side Oven Control Left Oven Temperature Control Knob Broil • " 250 o ° 300" 350 Broil Stop Position Side Oven To Bake Arrange oven racks while the oven is still cool. TurntheTemperatureControlKnobtothedesiredoventemperature.When the oven is first turned on, the oven indicator light above the Temperature Control Knob will glow.
  • Page 14: Control Pad Features

    Control Pad Features READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use & Care Guide. DELAY START-- Use with FLEX CLEAN PAD-- BAKE, CONV BAKE, select the Self- oven features...
  • Page 15: Setting The Oven Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Setting the Clock pad is used to set the clock, The clock may be set for 12 or 24 hour time of day The @ operation. The clock has been preset at the factory for the 12 hour operation. When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the timer in the display will flash with "PF"...
  • Page 16 Setting Oven Controls Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving The TIMER _ and FLEX CLEAN _ control has a factory preset built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut oft the oven ifthe oven control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes, The oven can be programmed to override this feature for Continuous Raking, INSTRUCTIONS To set the control for Continuous...
  • Page 17 Setting Oven Controls Consumer Defined Control Note: The Consumer Defined Control features are adjustments to the control that will not affect cooking results. These include the Oven Lockout, Temperature Display and Silent Control Operation features Setting Oven Lockout Feature The _ pad controls the Oven Lockout feature.
  • Page 18 Setting Oven Controls Consumer Defined Control Features Setting Temperature Display -- Fahrenheit The BROIL _ and FLEX CLEAN _ oven control can be programmed to display temperatures in Fahrenheit or Celsius, The oven has been preset at the factory to display in Fahrenheit. INSTRUCTIONS To change display from Fahrenheit...
  • Page 19 Setting Oven Controls Setting Preheat The PREHEAT Q pad controls the Preheat feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to temperature and then indicate when to place the food in the oven. Use this feature when recipes call for preheating. Preheating is not necessary when roasting or cooking casseroles.
  • Page 20 Setting Oven Controls Setting Bake The BAKE _ pad controls normal baking. If preheating is necessary, refer to the Q instructions. The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170 ° F to 550 ° F (the sample shown below is for 350°F).
  • Page 21 Setting Oven Controls Oven Baking For best cooking results, pre-heat the even before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies er pastries, etc, The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance, If you feel your oven is too hot or too cold, you can adjust its temperature. section.
  • Page 22 Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Bake The CONVECTION BAKE _ pad controls the Convection Bake feature. Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The oven can be programmed for Convection baking at any temperature between 170 ° F (77 ° C) to 550 °...
  • Page 23 Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Roast This method of cooking enables you to obtain the best results when roasting, The oven can be programmed to convection roast at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 288°C), adjusted for convection roasting when using the convection mode, Times may be reduced by as much as 30% when using the convection feature, This oven is equipped with multiple fan speeds for even cooking when baking and better tasting meats when roasting, It will use a faster fan speed for roasting which will quickly strip the cold air away from the meats replacing it with warm air (making a crisp outside type of searing) sealing in juices for better tasting meats,...
  • Page 24 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Slow Cook Feature The _ SLOW COOK pad is used to activate this feature, The Slow Cook feature may be used to cook foods slowly, at lower oven temperatures and provides cooking results much the same way as a Slow Cooker or Crock-Pot, The Slow Cook feature is ideal for roasting beef, pork &...
  • Page 25 Setting Oven Controls Setting Timed Bake, Timed The BAKEer C O.VECT,O. control the Timed Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Timed Bake feature will turn the oven OFF after cooking for the desired amount of time you selected. INSTRUCTIONS To program the oven to begin baking automatically (example:...
  • Page 26 Setting Oven Controls Setting Delayed Timed Bake or Delayed Timed Convection The BAKE _ or C ONVEC_ON Delayed Time Bake feature. The automatic timer of the Delayed Time Bake will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance.
  • Page 27 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Food Categories The CAKES _ BREADS _ items. These pads have been designed to give optimum cook performance for the foods selected in each category. The CAKES pad provides a preheat with a gentle cycling of heat giving cakes more volume and allowing delicate foods to cook more evenly.
  • Page 28 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Warm & Hold The Warm & Hold _ pad turns ON the Warm & Hold feature and will maintain an oven temperature of 170°F (77°C), The Warm & Hold feature will keep oven baked foods warm for serving up to 3 hours after cooking has finished. After 3 hours the Warm &...
  • Page 29 Setting Oven Controls Broil Stop Position Main Oven Broiling Information Broiling is a method of cooking tender cuts of meat by direct heat from the broil element of the oven. Meats are placed on the broiling rack and the rack is placed under the broiling element.
  • Page 30 Setting Oven Controls Setting Broil The _ pad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for The Broil feature temperature may be set between 400°F and 550°F. This appliance includes a Searing Grill for searing meats (Figure 6).
  • Page 31 Setting Oven Controls To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) _med Oven DELAY START pads are used to set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature may The @ COOK TIME and _ only be used with the _ pad.
  • Page 32 Setting Oven Controls To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) (continued) Should you experience a power failure or interruption, the oven will shut off. When power is returned the oven will not turn back on automatically. You should remove the food when the power failure occurs, because you may only start the oven once during the Sabbath/Jewish Holidays.
  • Page 33: 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 near the appliance. The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self- Cleaning cycle of any range.
  • Page 34 Self-Cleaning What to Expect during Cleaning While the oven is in operation, the oven heats to temperatures much higher than those used in normal cooking. Sounds of metal expansion and contraction are normal. Odor is also normal as the food soil is being removed. Smoke may appear through the oven vent.
  • Page 35 Self-Cleaning To Start the delayed Self-Clean The FLEX CLEAN _, DELAY START @ operation. The automatic timer will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. Be sure to review TO START THE SELF-CLEAN CYCLE for recommended clean times. INSTRUCTIONS To set the control for the Self-Cleaning start at a delayed time and shut off automatically...
  • Page 36: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    Self-Cleaning INSTRUCTIONS Stopping or Interrupting a Self-Cleaning If it becomes necessary to stop or interrupt a self-cleaning cycle due to excessive smoke or fire in the oven: 1. Press @. Once the oven has cooled down for approximately and the "DOOR LOCKED" icon is no longer displayed, the oven door can then be opened (Figure 1).
  • Page 37: Porcelain Enamel Oven Cleaning

    Porcelain Enamel Oven Cleaning (Side Oven) Adhere to the following cleaning precautions: Allow the oven to cool before cleaning. Wear rubber gloves when cleaning the appliance manually. Remove spillovers and heavy soils as soon as possible. Regular cleanings now will reduce the extent and difficulty of major cleaning later.
  • Page 38: Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface. Clean and buff with a non abrasive cloth or pad. This will make cleaning easier when soiled from cooking.
  • Page 39: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop: • 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.
  • Page 40: General Cleaning & Maintenance

    General Cleaning & Maintenance Cleaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANINGS NOW WILL REDUCE THE EXTENT AND DIFFICULTY OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 41 General Cleaning & Maintenance Pull up with finger Storage Use the storage drawer for storing cooking utensils. The drawer can be removed to facilitate cleaning under the range. Use care when handling the drawer. To Remove Storage Drawer: To Replace Storage Drawer: Push down with finger Glide Figure 1...
  • Page 42: Before You Call

    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. POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION OCCURRENCE Range is not level. Poor installation.
  • Page 43 Flames inside oven or Excessive spillovers in oven. Set self-clean cycle for a longer cleaning time. smoking from vent. Excessive spillovers in oven. This is normal, especially for pie spillovers or large amounts of grease on the oven bottom. Wipe up excessive spillovers before starting the self-clean cycle.
  • Page 44: Protection Agreements

    Protection Agreements Acuerdos maestros de proteccfen Enhorabuena por haber h_'ho ona compra inteligente. Su nuevo producto Kenmore®ast6 diseSado y fabricado para brindarle aSos de funcionamiento fiable. Peru, como cualquier producto, puede necesitar mantenimiento preventivo o reparaciones de protecci6n podria ahorrade dinero y mo]estias.
  • Page 45: Notes

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