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Kenmore 721.62362 Use And Care Manual

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Use and Care Guide
Manual de Uso y Cuidado
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/NO.: 3828W5A2791



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  • Page 1 MICROWAVE OVEN Use and Care Guide HORNO DE MICROONDAS Manual de Uso y Cuidado Model#Modelos 721.62362 721.62364 721.62365 721.62369 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/NO.: 3828W5A2791
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Child Lock ... 10 FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY MICROWAVE OVEN For one year from the date of purchase, if this Kenmore microwave oven fails due to a defect in material or workmanship, Sears will repair it free of charge. FULL FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY MAGNETRON...
  • Page 3: Safety

    PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY ... • Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door open, since open-door operation can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy, It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlock.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    2) Stirthe liquidboth before andhalfwaythroughheating it. 3) Do not use straight-sided containerswith narrow necks.4) After heating, allow the containertostandin the microwave oven for a short time beforeremoving the container.5) Use extremecare wheninserting a spoonor other utensil intothe container. 13. Keep the glass tray and the turntable roller rest in the oven when you are cooking.
  • Page 5: How Your Kenmore Microwavewith Ultra Wavetechnology Works

    This section discusses the concepts behind microwave cooking. It also shows you the basics you need to know to operate your microwave oven. Please read this information before you use your oven. HOW YOUR KENMORE MICROWAVEWITH ULTRA WAVETECHNOLOGY WORKS A microwave oven uses microwaves to heat food.
  • Page 6: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Power Supply Rated Power Consumption Microwave Output Rated Current Overall Dimensions (WxHxD) Oven Cavity Dimensions (WxHxD) Capacity of Oven Cavity *IEC 60705 RATING STANDARD Specifications subject to change without prior notice. INSTALLATION 1, Remove yourKenmoremicrowaveoven and all packingmaterialsfrom the shippingcarton. 2.
  • Page 7: Parts And Accessories

    I"G_WAVE ® 8. Kitchen Timer. Touch this pad to use your microwave oven as a kitchen timer. 9. More / Less. Touch these pads to adjust cooking time in 10 second increments. 10. Cook time. Touch this pad to set a cooking time.
  • Page 8: Cookware Guide

    COOKWARE GUIDE Most heat-resistant, non-metallic cookware is safe for use in your microwave oven. However, to test caokware before using, follow these steps: 1. Place the empty cookware in the microwave oven. 2. Measure 1 cup of water in e glass measuring cup and place it in the oven beside the cookware.
  • Page 9: Tips For Microwave Cooking

    TESTING FOR DONENESS Because foods cook quickly in a microwave oven, you need to test frequently for doneness. STANDING TIME Depending on density, food often needs to stand from 2 to 15 minutes after you remove it from the oven.
  • Page 10: Using Your Microwave Oven

    Pi9 _UEH 2 _,,n : 30 TOUCH 5TflRT KITCHEN TIMER Your microwave oven can be used as a kitchen timer. You can set up to 99 minutes, 99 seconds. Example: To set 3 minutes. Touch: Display Shows: : EMTER TItlE IMfilm 1, kitchen timer flM.O SEE...
  • Page 11: More / Less

    MORE / LESS By using the more or less key, all of the Soft, Melt, Time Cook, Sensor Cook programs can be adjusted to cook food for a longer or shorter period of time. Pressing the more key will add 10 seconds to the cooking time each time the key is used.
  • Page 12: Sensor Cook Table

    SENSOR COOK TABLE CATEGORY Potato Pierce each potato with a fork and place on the glass turntable around the edge, at least one inch apart. After cooking, allow to stand for 3 minutes. Rice Place rice and twice as much liquid (water or chicken or vegetable stock) in a 2-quart microwavable dish.
  • Page 13: Reheat

    REHEAT This feature aJIows you to reheat precooked room- temperature or refrigerated foods without selecting cooking times and power levels. This feature has 3 categories : dinner plate, soup/sauce, casserole. See follow table for more information. Example : To reheat casserole. Touch: Display Shows: clear'_/...
  • Page 14: Melt

    MELT The oven uses low power to melt foods (butter or margarine, chocolate, marshmallows, or processed cheese food). See the following table. Example: To melt 8 oz. Chocolate. Touch: Display Shows: "time of day, 5ELEET , _EtYU / TO 9 - -SEE [OOKb_,G D.IOEOLRTE "...
  • Page 15: Auto Defrost

    AUTO DEFROST Three defrost sequences are preset in the oven. The auto defrost feature provides you with the best defrosting method for frozen foods. The cooking guide will show you which defrost sequence is recommended for the food you are defrosting. For added convenience, the Auto Defrost includes a built-in beep mechanism that reminds you to check, turn over, separate, or rearrange to get best defrost...
  • Page 16: Auto Defrost Table

    AUTO DEFROST TABLE Code Category Food to be Defrosted Beef Ground beef, Round steak, Cubes for stew, Tenderloin steak, Pot roast, Rib roast, Rump roast, Chuck roast, Hamburger patty Lamb MEAT Chops (1 inch thick), Rolled roast Pork Chops ( 1/2 inch thick), Hot dogs, Spareribs, Country-style ribs, Rolled roast, Sausage Veal...
  • Page 17: Multi-Stage Cooking

    When the first stage is over, you will hear two short tones as the oven begins the second cook stage. MICROWAVE Your microwave oven has 10 cook power levels to let you cook or heat a wide variety of foods, Refer to the table below for suggestions: Microwave...
  • Page 18: Cooking Tips

    WARNING: Do not use aluminum COOKING TIPS Meat 1, No special techniques are required. Meat should be prepared as with conventional cooking, Season if desired. Always thoroughly defrost meat before cook- ing, 2. Place the meat on a microwave roasting rack or microwave-proof plate and place on the turntable, 3.
  • Page 19 COOKING TIPS (continued) Fish 1. Arrange fish in a large shallow non-metallic dish or casserole. 2. Cover with pierced microwave plastic wrap or casserole lid. 3. Place the dish on the turntable. 4. Cook according to the instructions in the Fresh Fish Cooking Table below. Flakes of butter can be added to the fish if desired.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Have you: • Set a cooking time? • Touched START? Steam is normally produced during cooking. The microwave oven has been designed to vent this steam. Yes. Never operate the oven empty or without the glass turntable. No. The metal screen bounces the energy back to the oven cavity.
  • Page 21 CAUTION: Do not overcook. Standing time allows foods to continue cooking evenly for a few minutes after the actual microwave oven cooking cycle. The amount of standing time depends upon the densffy of the foods. As in conventional cooking, the initial temperature of food affects total cooking time.
  • Page 22: Before Calling For Service

    BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE You can often correct operating problems yourself. If your microwave oven fails to work properly, locate the operating problem in the list below and try the solutions listed for each problem. If the microwave oven still does not work properly, contact the nearest Sears Authorized Service Center.