Kenmore  565.683 Owner's Manual
Kenmore  565.683 Owner's Manual

Kenmore 565.683 Owner's Manual

Kenmore microwave oven user manual


owner's Manual
Model Nos.
Before using this appliance,-read
this manual
and follow all safety rules
and Operating
can be found on page 29 - 41 .)
(El manual del propietario
en espa_ol
en las p_ginas
29 - 41).
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179,


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  • Page 1 _L_.A_i_ owner's Manual MICROWAVE OVEN Model Nos. 565.68300 565.68301 565.68420 565.68421 CAUTION: Before using this appliance,-read this manual and follow all safety rules and Operating Instructions. (Spanish Owner's Manual can be found on page 29 - 41 .) (El manual del propietario...
  • Page 2: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To Excessive Microwave Energy

    PRECAUTIONS POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE Do not attempt to operate operation can result in harmful exposure It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlocks. Do not place any object between the oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue to accumulate Do not operate the oven if it is damaged.
  • Page 3: Operation

    Cooking KENMORE MICROWAVE OVEN FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase, if this Kenmore Microwave Oven fails due to a defect in material or _o_rnanship, Sears will repair it, free of charge. KENMORE MAGNETRON FULL...
  • Page 4: Proper And Safe Use Of Your Oven

    PROPER AND SAFE USE OF YOUR OVEN * The oven must be level. • The turntable and turntable roller rest must be in the oven during cooking. See page 9. • Place the cookware gently on the turntable and handle it carefully avoid possible breakage.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using electrical appliances, should be followed, including WARNING - To reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, injury to persons or exposure to excessive Read all instructions before use. • Read and follow the specific "PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE...
  • Page 6: Electrical Grounding Instructions

    ELECTRICAL GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance electrical _1_ DANGER of electric shock by providing Electric Shock Hazard the electric current. This appliance • Touching some of the with a cord that has a grounding internal components grounding can cause serious outlet that is properly personal injury or death.
  • Page 7 Plastic foam cups Plastic foam may melt or contaminate the liquid inside when exposed to high temperature. Wood Wood will dry out when used in the microwave oven and may split or crack. oven instructions. The bottom of browning only. Follow manufacturer's instructions.
  • Page 8: Names Of Oven Parts

    NAMES OF OVEN PARTS Remove the oven and all materials from the carton. Your oven comes with the following accessories: Turntable/Turntable roller rest/Owner's Manual Super EvenWave System The microwave reach the embossments then bounce in every direction. As a result, microwave energy wilt be reflected from many angles to cook and defrost more evenly and results in improved performance.
  • Page 9: Installation

    Turntable Installation • Place the roller rest on the cavity bottom. • Turntable hub should securely locked in the receptacle. Never place the turntable upside down. • The turntable rotation should never be restricted. • Place the turntable on top of the roller rest as shown in the diagram.
  • Page 10 CONTROL PANEL AND FEATURES (2)- IIM( _{11 _,11_[ L[SS SERVI_ QuickTouch (3)- L LJ 222J (6)- (1o) (9)- (12) AUTO (16)- (19)- (13) (15)- STO"I{ CLEAR START DOOR RELEASE Beep Sound A beep tone sounds when a keypad on the control panel is touched to indicate a setting has been entered.
  • Page 11: Setting Clock

    SETTING CLOCK To set the correct time of day, follow the steps as below. Exam pie: To set 3:15 : Step Procedure Touch CLOCK. Touch 3, 1, 5 to enter time of day. Touch CLOCK. The clock starts counting. Note: If the clock (or display) shows any abnormality, unplug the oven from the AC outlet.
  • Page 12: Kitchen Timer

    HOLD WARM This is an appropriate feature to keep food warm such as stew, casserole, up to 100 minutes after a cooking opened or STOPlCLEAR is pressed. START. ExamPle: To keep a casserole warm: Step I Procedu re Touch HOLD WARM. 1 IC ockdisplay reappears.
  • Page 13: Time Cooking

    TIME COOKING This basic microwave cooking method allows you to cook food for a desired time. In addition to the HI (maximum) power level, you can select different power from 9 levels, 1 to 9 (10-90% Exam )te: To cook at power level 8 for 40 seconds: Step Procedu re Touch TIME.
  • Page 14: Multi-Stage Cooking

    MULTISTAGE COOKING • You can program up to 3 stages of cooking in sequence. Each stage can be programmed with a different power and time setting. To program 2-stage or 3-stage cooking, repeat the Time Cooking steps t to 4 on page 13 and touch START. The oven automatically proceeds to the end of cooking.
  • Page 15: Automatic Defrost By Weight

    AUTOMATIC DEFROST BY WEIGHT This feature allows you to defrost Example: To defrost 1.2 Ib of chicken Step Procedure Touch AUTO DEFROST. Enter the weight of food. Weight must be programmed in pounds and tenth of a pound. Conversion Chart Convert oz into tenths of a lb.
  • Page 16 DEFROSTING Item Durinq Defrostinq Beef Ground beef Turn over. Remove defrosted portion. Liver Drain liquid. Separate pieces. Turn over. Cover ends with foil. Roasts Turn over. Sirloin steak Turn over. Rib or T-bone Turn over. Flank steak Break apart. Stewing meat Pork Turn over.
  • Page 17 QUICK-ON COOKING (HI-POWER) A time-saving feature, this simplified control lets you quickly set and start microwave cooking without the need to touch START. Example: To set Quick-On cookin,q f__r 2 minutes: Step Procedu re 1 Xouch QUICK ON. Touch 2. The display shows time counting down.
  • Page 18: Cooking Techniques

    Frozen or refrigerated foods take longer to microwave than food at room tempejature. Ingredients Delicate Some foods require special attention when cooked in the microwave oven. Delicate foods such as eggs, cheese, mayonnaise, etc. cook so quickly, should be watched carefully. Microwave...
  • Page 19: Quick Touch Cooking

    QUICK TOUCH COOKING COOKING TIPS FROZEN ENTREE • Follow package directions removing or venting cover, piercing pouch, replacing foil, covering with plastic wrap, etc. • Frozen foods with special packaging to "crisp" foods such as pizza, french fries and pocket-type sandwiches should be cooked according to manufacturer's...
  • Page 20 QUICK TOUCH COOKING (CONT.) Quick Touch Cooking/Reheating Item/Amount Press keypad Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Carrots, Corn, Cauliflower, Green FROZEN beans, Peas, Spinach, VEGETABLE or a mixture of these. 5, 10, 16 oz Cooked pizza, 1 - 3 slices (3 - 9 oz) PIZZA SLICE Potatoes,...
  • Page 21 TIME COOKING - APPETIZERS AND RICE CONVERTING RECIPES Most hot appetizers adapt well to microwave cooking, the exception being those wrapped in pastry. Pastry requires the hot environment of the conventional oven to become crisp. • Toppings for canapes can be made ahead and then placed on bread or crackers just before heating.
  • Page 22 TIME COOKING - MEATSp POULTRY AND FISH PREPARATION • Use a microwave-safe dish, etc. • Defrost Frozen foods completely. • Wash poultry and fish in cool water. • Arrange small items in a single layer in dish, avoid overlapping edges of food.
  • Page 23 Food Power Cooking Beef 15 - 20 rain. Meat loaf 11/2Ib (68O g) Pork Chops, loin 1/2inch (1 cm) thick, 7 oz 3 - 5 min. (200 g) each 6 - 8 min. 9 - 11 min. Pork roast, 12 - 15 min. 1 Ib (450 g) Ham, slice 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick,...
  • Page 24 Food Power Poultry Chicken pieces, up to 2 Ib (900 g) IIb (450 g) Fish and Seafood Fish fillets, 3/4 Ib (340 g) Fish steaks 2, 6 oz (170 g) each Scallops 1 Ib (450 g) Shrimp, medium size, shelled and cleaned, 1 Ib (450 g) Whole fish, stuffed or unstuffed,...
  • Page 25 A bitter aftertaste is apparent if too much leavening is used in biscuits or muffins. Since food rises higher in the microwave oven, you will not see a loss in volume from the reduction of soda or baking powder.
  • Page 26: Sears Service

    "We Service What We Sell" is our assurance to you that you can depend on Sears for service because Sears Service is nationwide. Your Sears Kenmore Microwave Oven has added value when you consider that Sears has a service unit near you, staffed by Sears Trained...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    Err appears in the • Wrong operation is set, display window. • Materials to be avoided in Arcing or sparking. microwave oven are used. • The oven is operated when empty. • Food refuse remains in the cavity or inside the cavity is t_ncleaned.
  • Page 28 Overcooked foods. • Cooking time/Cooking power level is not suitable. • Materials to be avoided in Undercooked foods. microwave oven are used, • Food is not defrosted completely. io Oven ventilation ports are restricted. • Cooking time/Cooking power level is not suitable.
  • Page 30: Microwave Oven

    Owner's Manual MICROWAVE OVEN Model Nos. 565. 68300/565. For in-house major brand repair service Call24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-REPAIR (1-800-473-7247) Para pedir servicio de reparaci6n a domicilio - 1 - 800 - 676 - 5811 For the location of a Sears Parts and...

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565.68421565.68301Kenmore 565.6842565.68300565.68420

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