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Kenmore 7865 Use & Care Manual

Kenmore range user manual


Models, Modelos
790. 7865*, 7866*, 7867*, 7868*, 7869*, 7871"
7873*, 7876*, 7965*
* -- color number, nQmero de color
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
pin 316462439 (0707)


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  • Page 1 Models, Modelos 790. 7865*, 7866*, 7867*, 7868*, 7869*, 7871" Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. ® 7872*, 7873*, 7876*, 7965* * -- color number, nQmero de color pin 316462439 (0707)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    General Care & Cleaning ... Adjusting Your Oven Temperature ... Before You Make a Service Call ... Sears Service ... Kenmore Appliance Warranty One Year Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1=800=4-MY=HOME ®...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Ask your Sears dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized Sears repair service. Know how to disconnect the power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency. User servicing--Do...
  • Page 4 * Use Care When Opening oven door and Stand to the side of the range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace food in or hanging garments the oven.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    Conversion to Liquefied Petroleum The natural gas range is designed to allow for conversion to Liquefied Petroleum (L.P.) Gas. If L.P. conversion is needed, contact 1=800=4-MY=HOME®for assistance. The L.P. Conversion Kit is provided with this range and is located on the left lower REAR (back side) panel of the range.
  • Page 6: Protection Agreements

    Protection Agreements 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 time to time. That's when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 7: Range Features

    21. Broil Pan (some models). 22. Broil Pan Insert (some models). 23. Leveling Legs and Anti-tip Bracket NOTE: The features of your range may vary according to model type & color. Light (some models). (some models). models). Drawer with Handle models).
  • Page 8: Before Setting Oven Controls

    OVEN VENT Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Types of Oven Racks Your range may be equipped with one or more of the oven rack types shown; Fiat Rack, or Handle Rack. Baking Layer Cakes with 1 or 2 Oven Racks For best results when baking cakes using 2 oven racks, place cookware on oven rack positions 2 & 5 (Refer to Figs. 2 & 3).
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Surface Controls Your range may be equipped with different sized surface burners. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the burner size increases. The SIMMER burner (some models) is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc.
  • Page 10: Oven Control Functions

    Oven Contro( Functions READ TH E iNSTRUCTiONS CAREFU LLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various pad functions of the oven as described below. CLOCK SET COOK TIME Used to set the enter the length of time of day.
  • Page 11: Setting Oven Controls

    Note: The time of day must first be set in order to operate the oven. To Set the Clock When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the display will flash "12:00".
  • Page 12 Setting Oven Controls To Set or Change the Temperature The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170°F to 550°F (77°C to 287°C). To Set the Controls for Baking: Press B,ke. " "appears in the display. Within 5 seconds, press the A the temperature can then be adjusted in 5°F increments (1 °C if the control is set to display Celsius).
  • Page 13 Setting Oven Controls To Set the Timed Bake and Delay Start Features The @ COOK TIME and @ DELAY START pads operate the features that will turn the oven ON and OFF at the times you select in advance. The oven can be programmed to start immediately and shut off automatically begin baking at a later time with a delayed start time (Delay Start).
  • Page 14 Setting Oven Controls To Set for Broiling: Arrange the oven rack while oven is still cool. Position the rack as suggested in the Broil Rack Position Press _,_ "----"will appear in display. Press and hold the/% or V until the desired broil setting level appears in the display.
  • Page 15: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Setting Oven Controls Setting the Warm & Hold Feature The '_3_' p ad turns ON the Serve Warm & Hold feature and will maintain an oven temperature of 170 ° F. The Warm & Hold feature will keep oven baked foods warm for serving up to 3 hours after cooking has finished. After 3 hours the Warm & Hold feature will shut the oven OFF automatically.
  • Page 16: Setting Warmer Drawer Controls

    Pull the bearing glides to the front of the chassis glide (See Fig. 2). Align the glide on each side of the drawer with the glide slots on the range. Push the drawer into the range until levers "click" (approximately 2"). Pull the drawer open again to seat bearing glides into position.
  • Page 17 Self-Cleaning During the Self-Cleaning cycle, the outside of the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave small children unattended near the appliance. The health of some birds is extremely sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning cycle of any range.
  • Page 18: Select Self Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning (cont'd) Starting the Select Self=Clean For satisfactory results, use a 2 hour Self-Clean cycle for light soils and a 3 hour cycle for average or a 4 hour cycle for heavy soils. NOTE: The kitchen area should be well ventilated using an open window, ventitlation fan or exhaust hood during the 1st Self-Clean cycle.
  • Page 19: General Care & Cleaning

    Rinse and wipe dry with a clean cloth. Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during furture heating. DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the range top. Stainless Steel, Chrome Parts Clean with hot, soapy water and a dishcloth.
  • Page 20 Replace glass shield over bulb and snap wire holder into place. Turn power back on again at the main source (or plug the range back in). The clock will then need to be reset. To reset, see Setting the Clock and Minute Timer in this Use &...
  • Page 21: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning the ContouredWell The contoured well areas, burner cap, burner head and burner drip pans (some models) should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. Refer to the following instructions: Surface Burner Head...
  • Page 22: Before You Make A Service Call

    Poor installation. Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on the oven rack. Adjust leveling legs at base of range until the rack is level. When range is level, cooktop may appear out of alignment if countertop Weak, unstable floor.
  • Page 23 Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Oven control beeps and displays any F code error (for example F11). Poor baking results. Self-Cleaning cycle does not work. Soil is not completely removed. Flames inside oven or smoking from vent. POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Meat is too close to the broil burner.
  • Page 24 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 Ca, a oyt r e, eay o,o ght/US.A aod Canaea/ www,

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