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Kenmore 790. 9802 series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Estufa eléctrica
Manual del Usuario
Models, Modelos
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
790. 9802
 = Color number, número de color
P/N 318205200 Rev. E (0907)



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  • Page 1 Electric Range Use & Care Guide Estufa eléctrica Manual del Usuario Models, Modelos 790. 9802  = Color number, número de color Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. P/N 318205200 Rev. E (0907)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Before Setting the Oven Controls ........ 13 Sears Service ..............42 Kenmore Elite 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 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 Important Safety Instructions SELF-CLEANING OVEN MODELS • Utensil handles should be turned inward and not extend over adjacent surface units. To reduce the risk of • Clean in the self-cleaning cycle only the parts of the appliance burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to listed in this Use &...
  • Page 5: Range Features

  • Page 6: Before Setting Surface Controls

    Before Setting Surface Controls 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 7 Before Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) To Set the Cooktop Lockout Feature OOKTOP The clock pad is used to activate the Cooktop Lockout feature which will lock all surface elements from being accidentally turned ON. This feature will only lock the cooktop. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 8: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) feature provides a digital display of the radiant surface elements on the cooktop. The ESEC display in combination with the touch pads is designed to replace conventional control knobs. The available ESEC Window Display Settings Figure 1 Figure 2...
  • Page 9 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating Single Radiant Surface Elements The cooktop has 3 SINGLE radiant surface elements: the RIGHT REAR position LEFT FRONT position and the LEFT REAR position (Figure 1). To Operate the Single Radiant Surface Elements: 1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. 2.
  • Page 10 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating the Dual Surface Element UTER The cooktop is equipped with a Dual radiant surface NNER element located at the right front cooktop position (Figure 1). Indicator lights on the control panel at that position are used to indicate what portions of the Dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 11 Setting Surface Controls (cont’d) Operating the Warmer (Warm & Ready™) Zone The Warm & Ready zone radiant element is located at the center rear position (Figure 1). The purpose of the Warmer Zone is to keep hot cooked foods at serving temperature.
  • Page 12: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Selecting Surface Cooking Cookware Correct Incorrect Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface heating element. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Figure 1). Be sure to follow the recommendations for using cookware as shown in Figure 2.
  • Page 13: Before Setting The Oven Controls

    Before Setting the Oven Controls The lower oven is equipped with a blower which runs in baking and self-cleaning mode to keep all internal components at a cool temperature. The blower may keep running even if the oven has been turned off, until the components have cooled down.
  • Page 14: Control Pad Features

    Control Pad Features READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE OVEN. For satisfactory use of your oven, become familiar with the various features and functions of the oven as described below. Detailed instructions for each feature and function follow later in this Use & Care Guide. NOTICE : The illustrations and instructions contained in this document only refer to the lower oven operations.
  • Page 15: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock Setting the Clock pad is used to set the clock. The clock may be set for 12 or 24 hour time of day operation. The clock has been 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 timer in the display will flash.
  • Page 16 Setting the Clock Setting Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving The KITCHEN TIMER and FLEX CLEAN pads control the Continuous Bake or 12 Hour Energy Saving features. The 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 17: Consumer Defined Control

    Consumer Defined Control Note: The Consumer Defined Control features are adjustments to the control that will not affect cooking results. These include the Oven Lockout, Temperature Display and Silent Control Operation features. Setting Oven Lockout Feature pad controls the Oven Lockout feature. The Oven Lockout feature automatically locks the oven door and prevents the oven from being turned on.
  • Page 18: Setting Oven Controls

    Consumer Defined Control Features Setting Temperature Display — Fahrenheit or Celsius The BROIL and FLEX CLEAN pads control the Fahrenheit or Celsius temperature display modes. The oven control can be programmed to display temperatures in Fahrenheit or Celsius. The oven has been preset at the factory to display in Fahrenheit.
  • Page 19 Setting Oven Controls Setting Bake The BAKE pad controls normal baking. The oven can be programmed to bake at any temperature from 170° F to 550° F (77° C to 288° C). INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY To set the Bake Temperature to 350°F 1.
  • Page 20: Oven Baking

    Setting Oven Controls 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. If you feel your oven is too hot or too cold, you can adjust its temperature.
  • Page 21: Setting Cook Time

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Cook Time The BAKE and COOK TIME pads control the Cook Time feature. The automatic timer of the Cook Time feature will turn the oven OFF after cooking for the desired amount of time you selected. INSTRUCTIONS PRESS DISPLAY...
  • Page 22: Setting Delay Start

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Delay Start The BAKE , COOK TIME and DELAY START pads control the Delay Start feature. The automatic timer of the Delay Start feature will turn the oven on and off at the time you select in advance. Note: If your clock is set for normal 12 hour display mode the Delayed Timed Bake or Delayed Timed Convection Bake cycle can never be set to start more than 12 hours in advance.
  • Page 23: Setting Broil

    Setting Oven Controls Setting Broil pad controls the Broil feature. When broiling, heat radiates downward from the oven broiler for even coverage. The Broil temperature may be set between 400°F and 550°F. The broil pan and broil pan insert used together allow dripping grease to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the oven broiler.
  • Page 24 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Food Categories Features The CONV ROAST (lower oven only), CAKES , BREADS and PIZZA pads may be used when cooking certain food items. These pads have been designed to give optimum cook performance for the foods selected in each category.
  • Page 25 Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Bake - Lower Oven Only Conv circulation The CONVECTION BAKE pad controls the Convection Bake feature. Bake during Use the Convection Bake feature when cooking speed is desired. The oven Convection can be programmed for Convection baking at any temperature between 170° F Bake (77°...
  • Page 26 Setting Oven Controls Setting Convection Convert feature - Lower Oven Only 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 the Convection Bake keypad.
  • Page 27 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Slow Cook Feature 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 28 Setting Oven Controls Setting the Warm & Hold™ Feature The Warm & Hold pad turns ON the Warm & Hold feature and will maintain an oven temperature of 170°F (77°C). 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 &...
  • Page 29 Setting Oven Controls To Set the Sabbath Feature (for use on the Jewish Sabbath & Holidays) COOK TIME and DELAY START pads are used to set the Sabbath feature. The Sabbath feature 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 or provide any audible tones indicating whether the change occurred correctly.
  • Page 30 Setting Oven Controls To Set the Recipe Recall Feature This feature will ONLY recall a Bake, Convection Bake, Cakes, Breads, Convection roast, Slow Cook, Cook Time or a Cook Time with a Warm & Hold added setting. This feature will not work with any other function including a Delay Start, a Clean Cycle or a Broil setting.
  • Page 31: Self-Cleaning

    Self-Cleaning Upper Slow Flex Cook Clean Oven During the self-cleaning cycle, UPPER WARM CONV UPPER LOWER CONV WARM LOWER the outside of the appliance can become Lower Conv Warm ROAST BAKE BROIL TIMER DOOR CLEAN BROIL BAKE ROAST Oven Convert &...
  • Page 32 Self-Cleaning To avoid possible burns use care when opening the oven door after the To Start the Self-Clean Cycle Self-Cleaning cycle. Stand to the side of the The FLEX CLEAN pad controls the Self-Cleaning feature. If you oven when opening the door to allow hot air are planning to use the oven directly after a self-clean cycle remember or steam to escape.
  • Page 33: Adjusting The Oven Temperature

    Self Cleaning INSTRUCTIONS When the Self-Clean Cycle is Completed 1. “HOT” will appear in the display. The time of day, the “DOOR LOCKED” , and “CLEAN” icon will remain in the display. 2. Once the oven has cooled down for approximately 1 HOUR, and the “DOOR LOCKED” icon is no longer displayed, the oven door can then be opened.
  • Page 34: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Range Before cleaning any part of the oven, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the oven is COOL. REMOVE SPILLOVERS AND HEAVY SOILING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. REGULAR CLEANING NOW WILL REDUCE THE EXTENT AND DIFFICULTY OF MAJOR CLEANING LATER.
  • Page 35 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) Ceramic Glass 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).
  • Page 36 General Care & Cleaning (cont’d) 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 37 General Care & Cleaning Removing and Replacing the Lower Oven Lift-Off Door Note: Some models may be equipped with the same hinges as the upper door, refer to previous page for removal instructions if needed. Door Hinge locations The door is heavy. For safe, temporary storage, lay the door flat with oven door with the inside of the door facing down.
  • Page 38: Before You Call

    General Care & Cleaning Changing the Oven Light Be sure the oven is unplugged and all parts are COOL before replacing the oven light bulb. Do not turn the oven light on during the self-cleaning cycle. High temperature will reduce lamp life. The interior oven light will turn on automatically when the oven door is opened.
  • Page 39 Before You Call Solutions to Common Problems OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE / SOLUTION Warmer zone element The warmer element will not glow when turned on. The indicator light will turn on when the warmer does not turn on. element is on. Food not heating evenly.
  • Page 40 Notes...
  • Page 41: 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 ®...
  • Page 42: Sears Service

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