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Kenmore MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION 721.80033 Use & Care Manual

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Use & Ca,re Guide
Hood Combination
Guia de uso y cuidado
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179



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  • Page 1 Microwave Hood Combination Use & Ca,re Guide Combinacion Guia de uso y cuidado Models/Modelos MFL39431001 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 ® Microondas Campana 721.80032 721.80033 721.80039 721.80034
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warranty ... Microwave Oven Safety ... 3 Getting to Know Your Microwave Oven ... How your microwave oven works ... 6 Radio interference ... For the best cooking results ... 6 Cookware guide ... Operating safety precautions ... 7 Electrical connection Specifications ...
  • Page 3: Microwave Oven Safety

    Microwave Oven Safety Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your microwave oven. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol.
  • Page 4 • 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 5 GROUNDING • For all cord connected appliances: The microwave oven must be grounded. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current.
  • Page 6: Microwave Oven

    • Adjusting the receiving antenna of the radio or television. • Moving the receiver away from the microwave oven. • Plugging the microwave oven into a different outlet so that the microwave oven and receiver are on different branch circuits.
  • Page 7: Cookware Guide

    It is normal for the oven door to look wavy after the oven has been running for a while. • Do not try to melt paraffin wax in the oven. Paraffin wax will not melt in a microwave oven because it allows microwaves to pass through it.
  • Page 8: Specifications

    9. Charcoal Filter (behind Vent Grille) The turntable reverses rotation each time the microwave oven door is opened and closed. This helps cook food evenly. Do not operate the microwave oven without the 1. Turntable turntable in place. 2. Hub To Install: 3.
  • Page 9: 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 Pad. The following is a list of all the Command and Number Pads located on the control panel. For more information "Using your microwave oven"...
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  • Page 11: Getting To Know Your Microwave Oven

    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 12: Microwave Cooking Tips

    • 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...
  • Page 13: 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 ":". It a time of day is not set, ":" will show on the Display until you touch "Clock".
  • Page 14: Timer

    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 Timer TIMER and time counting down. EXHAUST The pad on the bottom left of the control panel controls the 2-speed exhaust fan.
  • Page 15: Add Minute

    ADD MINUTE A time-saving pad, this simplified control lets you quickly set and start microwave cooking at 100% power without the need to touch START. Example: To cook for 2 minutes. Touch: Display 1. _0_ Time of Time counting Minute Twice down and COOK.
  • Page 16: Microwave Power Levels

    i!iii ii!iiii ii !ilil!il!l!!! lii i i! ' iii i !iiii:i!ii i! !ii 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.
  • Page 17: Auto Defrost

    AUTO DEFROST Three defrost sec uences 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...
  • Page 18: Auto Defrost Table

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

    AUTO DEFROST TABLE (CONT.) Poultry setting FOOD SETTING CHICKEN Whole POULTRY Turn over (finish defrosting breast- (up to 6 Ibs) side down). Cover warm areas with aluminum foil. Cutup Separate pieces and rearrange. Turn over. Cover warm areas with aluminum foil. CORNISH HENS Whole...
  • 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: Melt

    i!iii !!!! ii' !i iliiii!!!i'ili"i;i!!!'ii!liii! MELT Melt provides four preset categories to melt foods. Butter, Chocolate, Cheese, Marshmallows. Example: To melt 8 oz. (225 g) of chocolate. Touch: Display Shows: Melt Two times Time counting down. NOTE: After 4 seconds, the oven will start automatically.
  • Page 22: Using Quick Touch

    Using Quick Touch Your oven's menu has been preprogrammed to cook food automatically. POPCORN Popcorn lets you pop 3.0, and 3.5 ounce bags of commercially packaged microwave popcorn, Pop only one package at a time, If you are using a microwave popcorn popper, follow manufacturer's instructions.
  • Page 23: Auto Cook

    AUTO COOK Auto Cook provides five preset categories for cooking, Example: To cook 2 cups of Casserole. Touch: Display Shows: Auto Cook Rc -_1 Choose food category, Touch pad Category Time(s) Fresh vegetable Frozen vegetable Rice Casserole Bacon COOKING GUIDE FOR AUTO COOK CODE CATEGORY FRESH...
  • Page 24: Auto Reheat

    AUTO REHEAT Auto Reheat provides four preset categories for reheating, Example: To reheat 2 servings Touch: Display Shows: Auto Reheat f'H - / Choose food category. Touch pad Category Time(s) Beverage Soup/sauce Casserole Roll/Muffin COOKING GUIDE FOR AUTO REHEAT CODE CATEGORY BEVERAGE SOU P/SAUCE...
  • Page 25: 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 26: Caring For The Filters

    4. To replace grease filters, slide filter in the frame slot on one side of the opening. Push filter upward and push to the other side to lock into place. 5. Plug in microwave oven or reconnect power. Charcoal 1. Unplug microwave oven or disconnect power.
  • Page 27: 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 28 (Part No. 3B70067A) available from Sears 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 screw. 7. Plug in microwave oven or reconnect power.
  • Page 29: Questions And Answers

    Questions and Answers QUESTIONS Can I operate my microwave oven without the turntable or turn the turntable over to hold a large dish? Can I use either metal or aluminum pans in my microwave oven? Is it normal for the turntable to turn in either direction? Sometimes the door of my microwave oven appears wavy.
  • Page 30: 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 31 TURNTABLE PROBLEM CAUSE The turntable will not turn. • The turntable is not correctly in place or the turntable could be in the turntable "OFF" mode. The glass plate should be correct-side up and sitting firmly on the center shaft. •...
  • Page 32: Sears Service

    Master Protection Agreement 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. The Master Protection...
  • Page 33 For repair - in your home - of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement owner's manuals that you need to do-it-yourself. For Sears professional and items like garage door openers and water heaters. 1-800-4-MY-HOME Call anytime, day or night (U.S.A.

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