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Important Safety Instructions - Kenmore 790 Use And Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions
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before using this appliance.
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for future reference.
This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all
instructions given.
This sYmbOl will he!p alert you to situations that may Cause seriouS bodily haim, death or property damage.
This sYmbOl Wi!l help a!ert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
• 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
technician in accordance with National Electrical
No.70-latest edition and local
code requirements.
Install only per installation
instructions provided in the literature package for this
Ask your Sears dealer to recommend a qualified
technician and an authorized Sears repair service. Know
how to disconnect the electrical power to the appliance at
the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency.
• Do not leave children alone. Children should not be
left alone or unattended in the area where an
appliance is in use. They should never be allowed to
sit or stand on any part of the appliance.
NEAR 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
garments should never be worn while using the
Do not let clothing or other flammable
materials contact hot surfaces.
• 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 appliance.
• Never modify or alter the construction
of an
appliance by removing panels, wire covers or any
other part of the product.
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
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely.
Fat or
grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
Stepping 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.
Flammable materials should
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
children in the cabinets above the appliance.
• 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 potholder.
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers.
of pressure may cause the container to burst and
result in injury.
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



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