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Kenmore Elite 790.4399 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Manual del Usuario
Models, Modelos
= Color number, número de color
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
P/N 318200614 Rev. E (0711)



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  • Page 1 ELECTRIC COOKTOP Use & Care Guide PLANCHA DE COCINAR ELÉCTRICA Manual del Usuario Models, Modelos 790.4399 = Color number, número de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/N 318200614 Rev. E (0711)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Sears Service ................16 Español ................17-32 Kenmore Elite Warranty When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME® to arrange for free repair.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
  • Page 4: Product Record

    Important Safety Instructions FOR GLASS COOKTOP ONLY Use Proper Pan Size. This appliance is • Do Not Clean or Operate a Broken Cooktop. If cooktop equipped with one or more surface units of different sizes. should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers may Select utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the penetrate the broken cooktop and create a risk of electric surface unit.
  • Page 5: Cooktop Control Functions

    Cooktop Control Functions READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE COOKTOP BRIDGE INDICATOR LIGHT - will glow when the Bridge element is selected. BRIDGE ELEMENT CONTROL - Touch this pad to activate the Bridge element. The Bridge element will not activate until the left front single element is also turned ON.
  • Page 6: Surface Cooking

    Cooktop Control Functions Using the Touch Control Recommended finger position for touch pads The recommended way to use the touch pads on the cooktop is shown in the illustration. Be sure that your finger is placed in the center of the touch pad as shown. Contact the pad with the flat part of your fingertip.
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls General Cooktop Information About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass. The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath. Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop (See Figure 1).
  • Page 8: Operating Single Radiant Surface Elements

    Setting Surface Controls Radiant General Cooktop Information surface elements may appear to have cooled after Use the chart below to determine the correct setting for the kind of food you are they have been turned off. preparing. The Simmer settings are used to simmer and keep larger quantities of “H”...
  • Page 9: Operating Dual Radiant Surface Element

    Setting Surface Controls Operating the Dual Surface Radiant Element The cooktop is equipped with a dual radiant surface element located at the right front position. (See Figures 1 and 2) To Operate the Dual Surface Element: 1. Place correctly sized cookware on the dual surface element. 2.
  • Page 10: Surface Controls Lock Feature

    Radiant front element and “0” will appear in the display. Touch pad (See Figure 1, on surface elements may page 9) to connect bridge element and then touch pads to set the appear to have cooled temperature desired. You may disconnect the bridge element at any time during after they have been turned off.
  • Page 11: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your Ceramic glass cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended CookTop® Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface (on the web visit for replacement cooktop cleaner, item number 40079). Buff with a non-abrasive cloth or no-scratch cleaning pad.
  • Page 12: Do Not Use The Following On The Ceramic Glass Cooktop

    General Care & Cleaning Do not use the following on the ceramic glass cooktop: • Do not use abrasive cleaners and scouring pads, such as metal and some nylon pads. They may scratch the cooktop, making it more difficult to clean. •...
  • Page 13: Using Woks

    Using Woks Woks with flat bottoms suitable for DO NOT use a wok if it is For glass smoothtop models, only use on your cooktop are available in equipped with a metal ring that ex- flat bottomed woks (without support most cookshop or hardware stores.
  • Page 14: Before You Call

    Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Entire cooktop does...
  • Page 15: Protection Agreements

    PROTECTION AGREEMENTS Master Protection Agreements Acuerdos maestros de protección Enhorabuena por haber hecho una compra inteligente. Su nuevo producto Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore ® está diseñado y fabricado para brindarle años de funcionamiento ® Kenmore product is designed and manufactured for years of fiable.
  • Page 16: Sears Service

    Get it fixed, at your home or ours! Your Home For expert troubleshooting and home solutions advice: For repair – in your home – of all major brand appliances, lawn and garden equipment, or heating and cooling systems, no matter who made it, no matter who sold it! For the replacement parts, accessories and owner’s manuals that you need to do-it-yourself.