Kenmore 790.4107 Oven User Manual

* Wear Proper Apparel. Loose-fitting or hanging
garments should never be worn while using
the appliance. Do not let clothing or other
flammable materials contact hot surfaces.
Never use your appliance for
warming or heating the room.
* Do Not Use Water or Flour 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
* Use Only Dry Potholders. Moist or damp
potholders on hot surfaces may result in burns
from steam. Do not let the potholders touch hot
heating surface units. Do not use a towel or other
bulky cloth instead of a potholder.
* Do Not Neat Unopened Food Containers.
Buildup of pressure may cause the container to
burst and result in injury.
IMPORTANT--Do not attempt to operate the
appliance during a power failure. If power fails,
always turn off the appliance, if the appliance is
not turned off and the power resumes, it will begin
to operate again. Once the power resumes, reset
the clock and oven function.
* Know which knob controls each surface
heating unit. Place a pan of food on the unit
before turning it on, and then 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 fiat bottoms large enough
to cover the surface unit. The use of undersized
utensils will expose a portion of the surface
heating unit to direct contact and may result in
ignition of clothing. Proper relationship of utensil
to the surface unit will also improve efficiency.
* Utensil handles should be turned inward and
not extend over adjacent surface units. To
reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable
materials, and spillage due to unintentional
contact with the utensil.
Never leave surface units unattended m
Boilovers cause smoking and greasy
accumulations that may ignite, or a pan that has
boiled dry may melt.
Glazed cooking utensilsmOnly certain types of
glass, glass/ceramic, ceramic, earthenware, or
other glazed utensils are suitable for rangetop
service without breaking due to the sudden
change in temperature. Check the manufacturer's
recommendations for cooktop use.
* Use Care When Opening an Oven Door or
a Warmer Drawer_Stand to the side of the
appliance 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 is
vented at the at the center trim above the oven.
Touching the surfaces in this area when the oven
is operating may cause severe burns. Also, do
not place plastic or heat-sensitive items near the
oven vent. These items could melt or ignite.
NEVER cover any slots, holes or
passages in the oven bottom or cover an entire
rack with materials such as aluminum foil. Doing
so blocks air flow through the oven and may cause
carbon monoxide poisoning. Aluminum foil linings
may trap heat, causing a fire hazard.
* Placement of Oven Racks. Always place oven
racks in desired location while oven is cool.
Remove all utensils from the rack before removing
rack. If rack must be moved while oven is hot, use
extreme caution. Use pot holders and grasp the
rack with both hands to reposition. Do not let pot
holders contact the hot oven element or interior of
the oven.
Do not use the broiler pan without its insert. The
broiler pan and grid allow dripping fat to drain
and be kept away from the high heat of the
Do not cover the broiler grid or oven bottom with
aluminum foil. Exposed fat and grease could