Kenmore 790.4951 Oven User Manual

Read all instructions before using this appliance.
Save these instructions for future reference.
Wear proper apparel. Loose-
fitting or hanging garments should never be
worn while using this appliance. Do not let
clothing or other flammable materials come
into contact with hot surfaces
Do not heat unopened food
containers. Build-up of pressure may cause
container to burst and result in injury.
Do not use water or flour on
grease fires. Cover the fire with a pan lid, use
baking soda, or use a dry chemical or foam
type extinguisher.
Use dry potholders. Moist or
damp potholders on hot surfaces may result
in burns from steam.Do not let potholders
touch hot cooking areas. Do not use towels or
other bulky cloths.
The California Safe Drinking
Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires
the governor of California to publish a list of
substances known to cause cancer, birth
defects, or other reproductive harms, and it
requires businesses to warn customers of
potential exposures to such substances.
Read and follow all the warnings,
cautions and important notes regarding the
instructions and precautions for unpacking,
installing, and servicing your appliance:
Remove all tape and packaging before using
the oven. Destroy the carton and plastic bags
after unpacking the oven. Never allow
children to play with packaging material.
Do not touch heating elements or
interior surfaces of oven. Heating elements
may be hot even though they are dark in
color. Interior surfaces of ovens become hot
enough to cause burns. During and after use,
do not touch, or let clothing or other
flammable materials contact heating
or interior surfaces of oven until
they have sufficient time to cool. Other
surfaces of the appliance may become hot
enough cause burns such as the oven door,
windows, and the oven vent.
Remove the oven door from any unused
oven if it is to be stored or discarded.
Proper Installation—Be sure your
appliance is properly installed and
grounded by a qualified technician in
accordance with the National Electrical
Code ANSI/NFPA No. 70 latest edition
and local electrical code requirements. In
Canada, install in accordance with CSA
Standard C22.1, Canadian Electrical
code, Part 1, and local electrical code
requirements. Install only per installation
instructions provided in the literature
package for this oven.
User Servicing—Do not repair or replace
any part of the appliance unless specifi-
cally recommended in the manuals. All
other servicing should be done only by a
qualified technician. This reduces the risk
of personal injury and damage to the
Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified
technician and an authorized repair
service. Know how to disconnect the
power to the oven at the circuit breaker or
fuse box in case of an emergency.
Never modify or alter the construction of
an oven by removing the leveling legs,
panels, wire covers, anti-tip brackets/
screws, or any other part of the oven.
Do not attempt to operate the oven
during a power failure. If the power fails,
always turn off the oven. If the oven is not
turned off and the power resumes, the
oven will begin to operate again. Once
the power resumes, reset the clock and
oven function.
Cold temperatures can damage the elec-
tronic control. When using this appliance
for the first time, or when the appliance
has not been used for an extended period
of time, be sure the appliance has been in
temperatures above 32ºF (0ºC) for at
least 3 hours before turning on the power
to the appliance.
Be sure to have an appropriate foam-type
fire extinguisher available, visible, and
easily located near the appliance.