Kenmore 790 Stove User Manual

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.
Remove all tape and packaging before using the range.
Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the
range. Never allow children to play with packaging material.
Proper Installation—Be sure your appliance is properly
installed and grounded by a qualified technician in
accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI
Z223.- latest edition, or in Canada CAN/CGA B149.1, and
CAN/CGA B149.2, and the the National Electrical Code
ANSI/NFPA No.70-latest edition, or in Canada CSA
Standard C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1, and
local code requirements. Install only per installation
instructions provided in the literature package for this range.
Ask your Sears dealer to recommend a qualified technician
and an authorized Sears repair service. Know how to disconnect
the power to the range at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case
of an emergency.
User servicing—Do not repair or replace any part of the
appliance unless specifically recommended in the
manuals. All other servicing should be done only by a
qualified technician, This may reduce the risk of personal
injury and damage to the range.
Never modify or alter the construction of a range by
removing leveling legs, panels, wire covers, anti-tip
brackets/screws, or any other part of the product.
• Air curtain or other overhead range hoods, which operate by
blowing a downward air flow on to a range, shall not be used
in conjunction with gas ranges other than when the hood and
range have been designed, tested and listed by an independent
test laboratory for use in combination with each other.
NEVER use this appliance as a space heater
to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in carbon
monoxide poisoning.
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.
Stepping, leaning or sitting on the doors or
drawers of this range can result in serious injuries and
also cause damage to the range. Do not allow children to
climb or play around the range. The weight of a child on an open
door may cause the range to tip, resulting in serious burns or
other injury.
Do not use the oven or warmer drawer (if
equipped) for storage.
Do not store items of interest to children in
the cabinets above a range or on the backguard of a
range. Children climbing on the range to reach items could be
seriously injured.
Storage in or on Appliance—Flammable materials
should not be stored in an oven, warmer drawer, near
surface burners or in the storage drawer. This includes
paper, plastic and cloth items, such as cookbooks, plasticware
and towels, as well as flammable liquids. Do not store
explosives, such as aerosol cans, on or near the range.
If the information in this manual is not
followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing
property damage, personal injury or death.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any
other appliance.
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any
phone in your building.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a
neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's
If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire
Installation and service must be performed by a
qualified installer, servicer or the gas supplier.
• Do Not Leave Children Alone—Children should not be
left alone or unattended in the area where appliance is
in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any
part of the appliance.
SURFACES OF THE OVEN. Both surface and oven burners
may be hot even though flames are not visible. Areas near
surface burners may become hot enough to cause burns.