Kenmore Pro Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2B8
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P/N 318200681 Rev. A (0605)



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  • Page 1: Gas Cooktop

    GAS COOKTOP Use & Care Guide Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2B8 Visit our Web Site : P/N 318200681 Rev. A (0605)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future Sears Service ..............14 reference. Kenmore Pro 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...
  • 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 Important Safety Instructions • Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires—Smother • Clean the appliance regularly to keep all parts free the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry of grease that could catch fire. Exhaust fan chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
  • Page 5: Protection Agreements

    We Service What We Sell. can save you money and aggravation. ® Your Kenmore product is designed, manufactured Purchase a Master Protection Agreement now and protect and tested to provide years of dependable operation. But yourself from unexpected hassle and expense.
  • Page 6: Grounding Instructions

    Grounding type Grounding Instructions Do not, under any wall receptacle circumstances, For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For cut, remove, or maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an electrical bypass the outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded. grounding prong.
  • Page 7: Using The Griddle

    CORRECT INCORRECT Surface Cooking • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Use Proper Cookware Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the • Pan overhangs unit by more than • Flat bottom and straight sides. entire surface heating 2.5 cm (1”).
  • Page 8: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls Locations of the Gas Surface Burners I GHT I MMER URNER The SIMMER burner is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc. This EAR AND RIDGE burner is located at the right rear burner position on the cooktop. RONT The STANDARD sized burners are used for most surface cooking needs.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls Operating the Gas Surface Controls: Do not place plastic 1. Place cooking utensil on surface burner. items such as salt and pepper shakers, 2. Push the surface control knob down and turn counterclockwise out of spoon holders or plastic wrappings on the OFF position (See Figure 1).
  • Page 10: Surface Cooking

    Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Setting the Bridge Burner The Bridge Burner should be used with rectangular shaped cookware. Cookware like the cast-iron Griddle that is supplied with your cooktop is designed specifically for best results with the Bridge Burner. The Bridge Burner feature may be used to combine the cooking power of 2 or if needed 3 gas surface Burners located along the left-hand side of the glass cooktop.
  • Page 11: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Cooktop Before cleaning any part of the cooktop, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the cooktop is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANINGS NOW WILL REDUCE THE DIFFICULTY AND EXTENT OF A MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 12: Care And Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Care and Cleaning of Stainless Steel Some models are equipped with stainless steel exterior parts. Special care and cleaning are required for maintaining the appearance of stainless parts. Please refer to the table provided at the beginning of the General Care &...
  • Page 13: 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 Surface burners do not light.
  • Page 14: Sears Service