Kenmore 790.9400 Oven User Manual

Before Setting Oven Controls
Fig. 1
Oven with visible
Bake Element - Fig. 2
Oven Vent Location
The oven vent is located under the left rear surface element (See
Fig. 1). When the oven is on, warm air passes through the vent. This
venting is necessary for proper air circulation in the oven and good
baking results. DO NOT BLOCK OVEN VENT.
Removing & Replacing Oven Racks
To remove, pull the rack forward until itstops. Lift up front of rack and slide
out. To replace, fit the rack onto the guides on the oven walls. Tilt the front
of the rack upward and slide the rack back into place.
Arranging Oven Racks
(PRIOR TO OPERATING THE OVEN). Always use oven mitts when
using the oven.
For models with a visible Bake Element (Refer to Fig. 2)
For models with a hidden Bake Element* (Refer to Fig. 3)
Recommended Rack Positions for Broiling, Baking & Roasting:
Food Rack Position Rack Position*
Broiling hamburgers & steaks 1 1
Broiling meats, chicken or fish 1,2 or 3 1,2, or 3
Cookies, cakes, pies, biscuits 3 or 4 3 or 4
& Muffins
Frozen pies, angel food cake, 5 or 6 6
yeast, bread, casseroles, small
cuts of meat or poultry
Turkey, roast or ham 6 7
Types of Oven Racks
Your range may be equipped with
one or more of the oven rack types
shown; Fiat Rack, Handle Rack
and Offset Rack. To maximize
cooking space the Offset rack can be
used in the lowest rack position to
roast large cuts of meat and poultry.
Oven with hidden
Bake Element - Fig. 3*
Oven Rack Oven Rack Oven Rack
Baking Layer Cakes with 1 or 2 Oven Racks
For best results when baking cakes using 2 oven racks, place cookware on rack positions 2 & 5 (for models with a visible bake
element). For models with a hidden bake element place oven racks inpositions 3 (Flat rack) & 6 with the Offset rack ifequipped
(Refer to Fig. 4).
For best results when using a single oven rack, place cookware on rack position 4 (for all models - Refer to Fig. 5).
Air Circulation in the Oven
For best air circulation and baking
results allow 2-4" (5-10 cm) around
the cookwa refor proper aircirculation
and be sure pans and cookware do not
touch each other, the oven door, sides
or back of the oven cavity. The hot air
must be able to circulate around the
pans and cookware in the oven for
even heat to reach around the food.
Fig. 4 Fig. 5