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Kenmore 721.80862 Use & Care Manual

Kenmore microwave oven user manual
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Microwave Hood
Use & Callr÷ Guide
Gu_a de use y cuidado
721.80862 / 721.80863
721.80864 / 721.80869
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Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179


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  • Page 1 ULTRA WAVE TM Combination Use & Callr÷ Guide Combinacibn de ULTRA WAVETM Gu_a de use y cuidado Models/Modelos 3828WSA4220 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Microwave Hood Microondas Campana 721.80862 / 721.80863 721.80864 / 721.80869 1"= =1 P/N:3828W5A4220
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Combination Warranty FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY MICROWAVE For one year from the date of purchase, if this Kenmore Microwave Hood Combination fails due to a defect in material or workmanship, Sears will repair it free of charge. FULL FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY MAGNETRON...
  • Page 3: Sears Service

    Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ®product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That's when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 4: Microwave Oven Safety

    Connect only to properly grounded outlet. See "GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS" found at the end of this section. • Install or locate the microwave oven only in accordance with the provided installation instructions. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS You will be killed or seriously injured...
  • Page 5 • Do not cover or block any openings on the microwave oven. • Do not store this microwave oven outdoors. Do not use the microwave oven near water for example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, or similar location.
  • Page 6 Consult a qualified electrician or serviceman if the grounding instructions are not completely understood, or if doubt exists as to whether the microwave oven is properly grounded. Do not use an extension cord. If the power supply cord is too short, have a qualified electrician or serviceman install an outlet near the microwave oven.
  • Page 7: Getting To Know Your Microwave Oven

    Microwave Oven 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 ULTRA WAVE HOOD COMBINATION Microwave energy is not hot.
  • Page 8: Testing Your Microwave Oven

    • Do not dry flowers, fruit, herbs, wood, paper, gourds, or clothes in the oven. • Do not start a microwave oven when it is empty. Product life may be shortened. If you practice programming the oven, put a container of water in the oven.
  • Page 9: Microwave Oven Features

    2. Model and Serial Number Plate & Cooking Guide Label 3. Charcoal Filter (behind Vent Grille) The turntable rotates in both directions to help cook food more evenly. Do not operate the microwave oven without the turntable in place. To Install: 1.
  • Page 10: Control Panel Features

    Control panel features Your microwave oven control panel lets you select the desired cooking function quickly and easily. All you have to do is touch the necessary Command Button. The following is a list of all the Command and Number Buttons located on the control panel. For more information features, see the "Using your microwave...
  • Page 11 7.AutoReheat. Touch thisbutton toreheat microwavable foods without entering a cook time orpower. 8.SureSimmer. Touch thispadtosimmer soups, casseroles, stews, andother l iquid foods. 9.AutoDefrost. T ouch thisbutton followed b y Number Buttons t othaw frozen meat b yweight. 10.Soften. T ouch thisbutton tosoften icecream, cream cheese, butter, orfrozen juice.
  • Page 12: Using Your Microwave Oven

    • Four tones signal the end of a cooking cycle. CLOCK When your microwave oven is first plugged in or after a power failure, the Display will show"PLEASE SET TIME OF DAY ". If a time of day is not set, ":"...
  • Page 13: Timer

    TIMER TIMER provides two modes which make using your microwave oven quite handy. You can select KITCHEN TIMER, LIGHT TIMER SET or CLEAR. Example for Kitchen Timer. Touch: Display Shows: Time of day. STOP / CLEAR KITCHEN ENTER TIMER & SEC --- TOUCH AGAIN for LIGHT Once for Timer.
  • Page 14: Cooktop Light

    COOKTOP LIGHT The button right of the control panel controls the cooktop light. Example for Light HIGH. Touch: Display Shows: 10°' The display will show • HIGH/NIGHT/OFF "HIGH LIGHT" once. once for HIGH light twice for NIGHT light The display will show HiGH/NiGHT/Off "OFF LIGHT"...
  • Page 15: Timed Cooking

    TIMED COOKING This feature lets you program a specific cook time and power. For best results, there are 10 power level settings in addition to HIGH (100%) power. Refer to the "Microwave Power Levels Table" on page 16 for more information. NOTE: If you do not select a power level, the oven will automatically cook at HIGH (100%) power.
  • Page 16: Microwave Power Levels

    MICROWAVE POWER LEVELS For best results, some recipes call for different cook powers. The lower the cook power, the slower the cooking. Each number from 1 to 9 stands for a different percentage of full cook power. The following table gives the percentage of cook power each number pad stands for, and the cook power name usually used.
  • Page 17: Auto Defrost

    AUTO DEFROST Four defrost sequences are preset in the oven. The auto defrost feature provides you with the best defrosting method for frozen foods. The cooking guide wilt 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 results.
  • Page 18: Auto Defrost Table

    AUTO DEFROST TABLE Meat setting FOOD SETTING BEEF Ground Beef, MEAT Removethawed portionswith fork. Bulk Turn over. Returnremainderto oven. Ground Beef, MEAT Separate and rearrange. Patties Round Steak Tum over. Cover warm areas with MEAT aluminum foil. Tenderloin Tum over. Cover warm areas with MEAT Steak aluminum foil.
  • Page 19: Auto Defrost Table (Cont.)

    AUTO DEFROST TABLE (CONT.) Poultry setting FOOD SETTING CHICKEN Whole POULTRY Turn over (finishdefrosting breast- (up to 6 Ibs) side down). Cover warm areas with aluminum foil. Cut-up Separate pieces and rearrange. Turn over. Cover warm areas with aluminum foil. CORNISH HENS POULTRY...
  • Page 20: Defrosting Tips

    HOLD WARM You can safely keep hot, cooked food warm in your microwave oven for up to 99 minutes, 99 seconds (about 1 hour, 40 minutes). You can use Hold Warm by itself, or to automatically follow a cooking cycle.
  • Page 21: Sure Simmer

    SURE SIMMER Your microwave oven lets you simmer soups, casseroles, stews, and other liquid foods. All you do is set a simmer time and your oven wilt bring your food to a boil and then simmer it for the time you specify.
  • Page 22: Using Sensor Cooking

    Fill containers at least half full for best results. • Be sure the outside of the cooking container and the inside d the microwave oven are dry before placing food in the oven. Beads of moisture turning into steam can mislead the sensor.
  • Page 23: Sensor Cooking Table

    SENSOR COOKING TABLE CATEGORY Popcorn Popcorn lets you pop commercially packaged microwave popcorn. Pop only one package at a time. For best results, use fresh bag of popcorn.Place bag of prepackaged microwave popcorn on the center of turntable. Before popping, remove the rack from the oven (refer to Page 32). Potato Pierce each potato with a fork and place the oven tray around the edge, at least one inch apart.
  • Page 24: Auto Cook, Auto Reheat

    AUTO COOK Auto Cook lets you heat common microwave- prepared foods without selecting cooking times and power levels. Auto Cook has preset cook powers for 4 food categories: Casserole, Rice, Bacon, and Hot Cereal. Example for Rice. Touch: Display Shows" SELECTMENU AuT0 --- SEE COOKING...
  • Page 25: Auto Cook Table, Auto Reheat Table

    AUTO COOK TABLE FOUCH NUMBER CATEGORY BUTTON Casserole (Sensor) Rice (Sensor) Bacon Hot Cereal AUTO REHEAT TABLE TOUCHNUMBER CATEGORY BUTTON Casserole (Sensor) Dinner Plate (Sensor) Soup/Sauce (Sensor) Roll/Muffin Beverage DIRECTION Assemble the ingredients per the recipe in a 1~2- quart casserole. Cover with plastic wrap and vent.
  • Page 26: Soften, Soften Table

    SOFTEN The oven uses low power to soften foods (butter, ice cream, cream cheese, and frozen juice) See the following table. Example for quart of ice cream. Touch: Display Shows: Time of day. STOP / CLEAR SELECT --- SEE COOKING SOFTEN GUIDE ICE CREAM...
  • Page 27: Caring For Your Microwave Oven

    Caring for Your Microwave Oven To make sure your microwave oven looks good and works well for a long time, you should maintain it properly. For proper care, please follow these instructions carefully. For interior surfaces: Wash often with warm, sudsy water and a sponge or soft cloth.
  • Page 28: Caring For The Filters

    4. To replace grease filter, slide filter in the frame slot on back side of the opening. Push filter upward and push to front side to lock into place. 5. Plug in microwave oven or reconnect power. available from Sears by calling 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®. Charcoal 1.
  • Page 29: Replacing The Cooktop And Oven Lights

    6. Slide the bottom of the vent grille into place. Push the top until it snaps into place. Replace the mounting screws. 7. Plug in microwave oven or reconnect power. NOTE: Do not operate the hood without the grease filters in place.
  • Page 30 (Part No. 6912A40002D) by calling 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®. 6. Slide the top of the vent grille into place. Push the bottom until it snaps into place. Replace the mounting screws. 7. Plug in microwave oven or reconnect power. 35-watt available from Sears...
  • Page 31: Microwave Cooking Tips

    Starting temperature of food • The lower the temperature of the food being put into the microwave oven, the longer it takes to cook. Food at room temperature will be re-heated more quickly than food at refrigerator temperature.
  • Page 32 • Do not do canning of foods in the oven. Closed glass jars may explode, resulting in damage to the oven. • Do not use the microwave oven to sterilize objects (baby bottles, etc.). It is difficult to keep the oven at the high temperature needed for sterilization.
  • Page 33: Questions And Answers

    Questions and Answers QUESTIONS Can I operate my microwave oven without the glass tray or move the glass tray over to hold a large dish? Can I use either metal or aluminum pans in my microwave oven? Is it normal for the glass tray to move in either...
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Most cooking problems often are caused by little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Check the lists below and on the next page before calling for assistance or service. If you still need help, call Sears Service at 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®. MICROWAVE OVEN DOES NOT WORK PROBLEM CAUSE Nothing works.
  • Page 35 GLASS TRAY PROBLEM CAUSE The glass tray will not • The glass tray is not correctly in place. It should be correct-side up and sitting move. firmly on the center hub. • The support is not operating correctly. Remove the glass tray and restart the oven.

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