Kenmore 790.9612 Range user guide

Or hanging garments should never be worn while using the appliance. Do not let clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces.

Do Not Use Water or FJour on Grease Fires--Smother the fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry chemical or foam=type extinguisher.

When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.

Use Only Dry Potholders =Moist or damp potholders on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let potholders touch hot heating elements. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.

Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers = Buildup of pressure may cause container to burst and result in

Remove the oven door from any unused range if it is to be stored or discarded.

IMPORTANT--Do not attempt to operate the range during a power failure, if the power fails, always turn off the range. if the range is not turned off and the power resumes, the range will begin to operate again. Once the power resumes, reset the clock and oven function.

important Safety instructions iNSTRUCTiONS


, Knowwhich knob controls each surface heating unit. Place a pan of food on the unit before turning it on, and turn the unit off before removing the pan.

Use Proper Pan Size--This appliance is equipped with one or more surface units of different sizes. Select utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit heating element.

The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the heating element to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing. Proper relationship of utensil to element will also improve efficiency.

, Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over

Adjacent Surface Elements--To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil, the handle of the utensil should be positioned so that it is turned inward, and does not extend over adjacent surface

, Never Leave Surface Elements Unattended at High Heat

Settings--Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.

Do Not immerse or Soak Removable

Heating Elements-Heating elements should never be immersed in water. Heating elements clean themselves during normal operation.

Glazed Cooking Utensils--Only certain types of glass, glass/ ceramic, ceramic, earthenware, or other glazed utensils are suitable for cook top service without breaking due to the sudden in temperature. manufacturer's recommendations for cook top use.

, When flaming foods undera ventilating hood, turn the fan on.




* Use Care When Opening Oven Door or Warmer Drawer (if equipped)--Stand to the side ofthe range when opening the door of a hot oven. Let hot air or steam escape before you remove or replace food in the oven.

, Keep Oven Vent Ducts Unobstructed.

The oven vent is located under the left rear surface element if your model is equipped with coil elements. The oven vent is located below the backguard for models equipped with ceramic-glass cook tops. Touching the surfaces in this area when the oven is operating may cause severe burns. Also, do not place plastic or heat-sensitive items on or near the oven vent. These items could melt or ignite.

, Placement of Oven Racks. Always place oven racks in desired location while oven is cool. If rack must be moved while oven is hot use extreme caution. Use potholders and grasp the rack with both hands to reposition. Do not let potholders contact the hot heating elements in the oven. Remove all utensils from the rack before moving.

, Do not use the broiler pan without its insert. The broiler pan and its insert allow dripping fat to drain and be kept away from the high heat of the broiler.

, Do not cover the broiler insertwith aluminum foil. Exposed fat and grease could ignite.

, Protective

Liners--Do not use aluminum foil to line the oven bottom. Only use aluminum foil as recommended in this manual.

Improper installation of these liners may result in risk of electric shock, or fire.

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