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Kenmore ELITE 790.7943 Series Use & Care Manual

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Models, Modelos 790.7943"
* : color number, nQmero de color
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Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
pin 316462440 RevA (0801)



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  • Page 1 ® ange Estufa Models, Modelos 790.7943" * : color number, nQmero de color ;iii ... _,/l/ll_=llll_! Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. pin 316462440 RevA (0801)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Freestanding RangeWarranty ... 2 iMPORTANTSAFETYiNSTRUCTiONS ... 3=5 Protection Agreements ... 6 Before Using Your Range ... 7 Range Features ... 8 Before Setting Oven Controls ... 9-10 Before Setting Surface Controls ... 10 Surface Cooking ... 11 Electronic Oven Control Pad Features ...
  • Page 3: Importantsafetyinstructions

    Do not allow children to climb or is properly play around the range. The weight of a child on an open door technician may cause the range to tip, resulting in serious burns or other injury.
  • Page 4 * Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers--Buildup pressure may cause container to burst and result in injury. * Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be stored or discarded. IMPORTANT--ELECTRIC iGNITION MODELS ONLY: Do not attempt to operate the oven during a power failure.
  • Page 5: Importantsafetyinstructions ..................................... 3

    The L.P. Conversion Kit is provided with this appliance and is located on the left lower REAR (back side) panel of the range. Before installing the kit be sure to follow the L.P. Installation Instructions carefully. important...
  • Page 6: Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ® product is designed and manufactured for years of dependable But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance time to time. That's when having a Master Protection Agreement save you money and aggravation.
  • Page 7: Before Using Your Range

    Before Using Your Range Assembly of Burner Heads & Burner Your appliance is shipped with the Burner Heads and Burner Caps in the correct locations. Packing material is located between the Burner Heads and the cooktop. a. Be sure to follow the installation instructions before installing and using your new appliance.
  • Page 8: Range Features

    Range Features Your Elite Gas Range Features Electronic Oven Control with Timer. Glass Touch Sensitive Control Panel. Left Front Burner Valve & Knob, Left Rear Burner Valve & Knob or Bridge Burner Valve & Knob (some models), Right Front Burner Valve & Knob, Right Rear Burner Valve &...
  • Page 9: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Oven Racks Your range may be equipped with one or more of the oven rack types shown; a Porcelain coated Flat Handle Oven Rack (Fig. 3) or an Porcelain coated Offset Oven Rack (Fig. 4). The Offset Oven Rack is best when used in oven rack positions 5 or 6 but may be used in any oven rack postions.
  • Page 10: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls 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 (flat or offset) & 5 (fiat). For best results when using a single oven rack, place cookware on oven rack position 5 (See Fig. 1 and Fig. 2 on page 9). Air Circulation in the Oven For best air circulation...
  • Page 11: Surface Cooking

    Operating Gas Surface Burners Setting Proper Burner Flame Size Griddle Accessory Do not place plastic top of the range when it is in use, These if placed too close to a flame. Operating the Gas Surface Burners: Place cooking utensil...
  • Page 12: Electronic Oven Control Pad Features

    Electronic Oven Control SLOWCOOK-- Use to select the Slow Cook feature. COOK TIME-- FLEX Use to enter CLEAN-- the length of Use to select the baking time. the Self- WARM & Cleaning HOLD -- Use feature. to select the Warm & Hold Use with BAKE, COOK TIME, and CLEAN...
  • Page 13: Setting Oven Controls

    The clock may be set for 12 or 24 hour time of day operation. preset at the factory for the 12 hour operation. When the range is first plugged in, or when the power supply to the range has been interrupted, the dock in the display will flash (See Fig.
  • Page 14: Continuous Bakeor 12 Hour Energy Saving Mode

    Setting Oven Controls Continuous Bake or Twelve Hour Energy Saving Mode Timer Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy The TIMER _si_0e_and FLEX CLEAN _ oven control has a factory preset built-in 12 Hour Energy Saving feature that will shut off the oven if the oven control is left on for more than 11 hours and 59 minutes.
  • Page 15: Oven Lockout

    Setting Oven Controls Oven Lockout Setting Temperature Display Setting Oven Lockout Feature The 0 pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door and prevents most oven controls from being turned ON. it does not disable the clock, Timer or the interior oven light. INSTRUCTIONS To activate the Oven Lockout feature:...
  • Page 16: Saving & Recalling Recipe Settings

    Setting Oven Controls Saving & Recalling Recipe Settings To Set the Recipe Recall Feature The Recipe Recall feature may be used to record and recall your favorite recipe settings. This feature may store 1 setting for each of the 5 basic cooking pads. The key pads that a recipe may be stored with are SAKE Ba_, Cook Time or Warm &...
  • Page 17: Setting Preheat

    Setting Oven Controls Preheat for Electric Ranges Setting Preheat For the best baking performance use the PREHEAT H_eraetj_ feature. The Preheat feature will bring the oven up to the set baking temperature and then indicate when to place the food in the oven. Preheating is not necessary when roasting or cooking casseroles.
  • Page 18: Setting Bake

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Bake Some Important Things to Know This appliance has been factory pre-set to start any BAKE, CONV BAKE, CONV ROAST, PREHEAT, CAKE or BREAD function with the oven set temperature automatically set for 350°F. However if desired, the oven set temperature may be adjusted at any time during the cooking process.
  • Page 19: Setting Cook Time

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Cook Time Setting Cook Time The BAKE _ake_ and COOK TiME _TC°m° feature will turn the oven OFF after cooking for the desired amount of time you select. INSTRUCTIONS To program the oven to begin and to shut off automatically: bake at 350°F for 50 minutes): Arrange interior oven rack(s) and place the food in the oven.
  • Page 20: Setting Delay Start

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Delay Start Setting Delay Start The SAKE _, OVEN COOK TIME _ automatic timer of the DELAY START feature will turn the oven ON and OFF at the times you select. INSTRUCTIONS To program the oven for a Delay Start and to shut off automatically (example for baking...
  • Page 21: Setting Broil & Searing Grill

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Broil (Gas Range) The ___Broil_ p ad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage. The Broil feature is preset to start broiling at 550°F, however, the Broil feature temperature may be set at any temperature between 400°F and 550°F.
  • Page 22: Setting Convection Roast

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Roast Setting Cakes or Breads Setting the Food Categories The CONV ROAST CAKES (,_'S_t), items. These pads have been designed to give optimum cook performance for the foods selected in each category. The CONV ROAST pad combines a cook cycle with the convection fan and element to roast meats and poultry. Preheating is not necessary for meats and poultry.
  • Page 23: Setting Convection Bake

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Bake Benefits of Convection Bake: --Multiple oven rack baking. --No spec a pans or bakeware needed. Setting Convection Bake The CONV BAKE _ pad controls the Convection Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The oven can be programmed for Convection between 300°F (149 °...
  • Page 24: Setting Convection Convert

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Convert Feature Setting Add 1 Minute Feature To set the Convection Convert The _ CONV CONVERT pad is used to automatically convert a standard Baking recipe for convection baking. When set properly, this feature is designed to display the oven set converted (reduced) temperature in the display. Convection Convert MUST be used with a Convection INSTRUCTIONS Using...
  • Page 25: Setting Slow Cook

    Setting Oven Controls Setting the Slow Cook Feature Oven Light Setting the Slow Cook Feature The _o°o_ SLOW COOK pad is used to activate this feature. The Slow Cook feature may be used to cook foods more slowly, at lower oven temperatures and provides cooking results much the same way as a Slow Cooker or Crock-Pot. The Slow Cook feature is ideal for roasting beef, pork &...
  • Page 26 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Sabbath Day Feature To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) The _TC_m° OVEN COOK TIME and _ may only be used with the (_) pad. The oven temperature may be set higher or lower after setting the Sabbath feature (the oven temperature adjustment feature should be used only during Jewish Holidays), however the display will not visibly show and no audible tones will be provided when a change occurs.
  • Page 27: Setting The Sabbath Feature

    Setting Oven Controls Setting the Sabbath Day Feature (cont'd) Setting the Warm & Hold Feature It is recommended that any oven temperature change with the Sabbath feature activated be followed with 2 presses of the START pad. This will insure the oven remains ON even if the attempt to set the oven temperature was lower or higher than the oven control can accept.
  • Page 28: Self-Cleaning

    Self=Cleaning Preparing for a Self-Clean cycle 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 29 2 (2:00) to 4 hours (4:00) to be selected. You may also choose the clean time in 1 minute increments (for example 2 hours and 50 minutes) by pressing the number keypads 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.
  • Page 30 Self=Cleaning Setting Flex Clean or Delay Flex Clean INSTRUCTIONS When the Self=Clean cycle is done: The time of day, "HOT", "DOOR LOCKED" and "CLEAN" will remain in the display (See Fig. 7). Once the oven has cooled down for approximately the "DOOR LOCKED"...
  • Page 31: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    Adjusting Oven Temperature How to adjust the oven temperature higher or lower The cooking temperatures for the oven have been pre-set at the factory. When using the oven for the first time, be sure to follow recipe times and temperatures. adjusted.
  • Page 32 General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Table Surfaces: How to glean: Aluminum & Vinyl Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. Painted & plastic control For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soil and built-up panel parts &...
  • Page 33: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Removing & Replacing Lift-OffOven Door Door Care Instructions Care & Cleaning of Stainless Steel (some models) Door Hinge ] locations III wl,.eve°deor fully open Fig. 2 Fig. 4 Removing & Replacing the Lift=Off Oven Door The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with the inside of the door facing down.
  • Page 34 General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Cooktop, Burner Caps, Burner Heads & Grates Cleaning the Cooktop, Burner The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier. Because the gas Burners are sealed, cleanups are easy when spillovers are cleaned up immediately. The cooktop, Burner Heads and Caps should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the Burner Head Ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame.
  • Page 35 Replace bulb with a new 40 watt appliance bulb. 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 Timer in this Use &...
  • Page 36 Carpet interferes with range. Provide sufficient space so range can be lifted over carpet. Electronic control has detected a fault condition. Press STOP to clear the display and stop beeping. Reprogram oven. If fault recurs, record fault number. Press STOP and call 1-800=4-MY-HOME®...
  • Page 37 Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE Oven smokes excessively during broiling. Poor baking results. Self=Cleaning cycle does not work. Soil is not completely removed, Excessive smoking from vent. (cont'd) POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Meat is too close to the broil burner. Reposition the oven rack to provide more clearance between the meat and the broiler burner.
  • Page 38: Recipes For Slow Cook

    Recipes for Slow Cook Slow Cook Turkey Breast 1 turkey breast 2 cups chicken broth 1 medium onion, sliced 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper In a roasting pan, place turkey breast meat-side up. Rub salt and pepper under the skin, and inside the cavity.
  • Page 39 Notes !IISIII_...
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