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Kenmore C970-656633 Use & Care Manual

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Electric Range
Use & Care Guide
Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2B8
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318200444 (0711) Rev. B



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  • Page 1 ® Electric Range Use & Care Guide Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2B8 Visit our website: 318200444 (0711) Rev. B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Tip Kit located in a plastic bag in the oven. Cooking Informations ......... 12-13 Kenmore 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 guide contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of these symbols. This symbol will help you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING • Placement of Oven Racks. Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool. Remove all YOUR COOKTOP utensils from the rack before removing rack. If rack • Know which knob controls each surface heating must be moved while oven is hot, use extreme cau- unit.
  • Page 5: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions Installation and service must be performed by a qualified technician. IMPORTANT: Save for local electrical inspector’s use. Read and save these instructions for future reference. Clearances and Dimensions A. Provide adequate clearances between the range and adjacent combustible surface (1.3cm (1/2”) to the cabinet side walls and the rear wall).
  • Page 6: Setting Surface Controls

    Installation Instructions (continued) Levelling For good baking results, your range should be level. Screw type levelling legs are provided at each corner of the range at the base. Remove the storage drawer to adjust the levelling legs. (Refer to Storage Drawer section). To level the range: 1.
  • Page 7: About The Ceramic Glass Cooktop

    Setting Surface Controls Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (Some models) 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. Be sure to match the pan size with the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop.
  • Page 8 Setting Surface Controls Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (Some models) To Operate a Single Radiant Element: 1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. 2. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction to the desired setting (See Fig.
  • Page 9 Setting Surface Controls Models with Ceramic Glass Cooktop (Some models) To Operate Dual Radiant Surface Element (some models) The right front control knob offers flexibility for different sized cookware with the Dual Radiant surface element. The inner element alone can be used for smaller or both the inner and outer in combination for larger cookware.
  • Page 10: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking To Set the Cooktop Lockout Feature (some models) Cooktop Lockout pad is used to activate the Cooktop Lockout feature which will lock all surface elements from being Cooktop Lock Verrou Table de Cuisson accidentally turned ON. This feature will only lock the cooktop. To turn the Cooktop Lockout Feature ON: 1.
  • Page 11: Before Setting Oven Controls

    Before Setting Oven Controls This range has a fan that will turn “ON” and “OFF” by itself to keep the electronics cool. It may continue to run after the range has been turned “OFF”, but may also stop immediately and then turn “ON” after a while. Oven Vent Location Oven Vent Location Models with Coil Elements- The oven is vented through the right rear coil...
  • Page 12: Cooking Informations

    Cooking Informations Oven Baking For best cooking results, heat the oven before baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc... There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meat or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previously owned appliance. Baking Problems and Solutions Chart Baking Problems Causes...
  • Page 13: Adjusting Your Oven Temperature

    Cooking Informations Broiling Broiling is a method of cooking tender cuts of meat by direct heat under the broil element of the oven. Preheating Preheating is suggested when searing rare steaks. (Remove all utensils from the oven before preheating. Foods will stick if placed on hot metal.) To preheat, set the oven control(s) to BROIL as instructed in the Electronic Oven Control Guide.
  • Page 14: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cleaning any part of the range, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the range is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING WILL REDUCE THE NUMBER OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 15 General Care & Cleaning Coil Surface Element (some models) To Remove and Replace Surface Elements and Drip Bowls Be careful ATTENTION: Never leave covers on the coil elements as they could be permanently dam- not to bend terminal ends aged if the coil is turned on by accident. when replacing elements after cleaning.
  • Page 16 General Care & Cleaning Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance (some models) 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 sur- face.
  • Page 17 General Care & Cleaning Care and Cleaning of Stainless Steel (Some Models) 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 & Cleaning section in this Use &...
  • Page 18 General Care & Cleaning Oven Cleaning (Continued) Cleaning the Self-Clean Oven (some models, Continued) What to Expect During Cleaning While the oven is in operation, the oven heats to temperatures much higher than those used in normal cooking. Sounds of metal expansion and contraction are normal.
  • Page 19: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Latch Storage Drawer with extensible glides (some models) To remove Warmer Drawer: Pull up latch Left Glide 1. Open the drawer to the fully opened position. with finger 2. Locate the latches on both sides of the warmer drawer. (See Fig. 1) 3.
  • Page 20: 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. You will be charged for a service call while the appliance is in warranty if the problem is not caused by defective product workmanship or materials.
  • Page 21 Before you call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Metalmarks. (1) Sliding or scraping of metal utensils on cooktop surface. Do not slide metal utensils on cooktop surface. Use a ceramic-glass cooktop cleaning cream to remove the marks. “Cooktop Cleaning - Ceramic Glass Cooktop Models”...
  • Page 22: Notes

  • Page 23: Protection Agreements

    Master Protection Agreements Contrats de protection principaux ® Félicitations! Vous avez fait un bon achat. Votre nouvel appareil Kenmore Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new conçu et fabriqué dans le but de vous offrir plusieurs années d’utilisation sans Kenmore ®...
  • Page 24 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.

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