To set for broiling, To operate the oven light (some models), Self-cleaning – Kenmore 7861* User Manual

Page 11: Self-cleaning oven, Setting oven controls, Cont’d)

Attention! The text in this document has been recognized automatically. To view the original document, you can use the "Original mode".

background image

To Set for Broiling:

1. Arrange the oven rack while oven is still cool. Position

the rack as suggested in the Broil Rack Position
Table below.

2. Press . "------------- "will appear In display.

3. Press and hold the yv or until the desired broil

setting level appears in the display. Press the W for HI

broil or the 'V for LO broil. Most foods may be broiled

at the HI broil setting. Select the LO broil setting to
avoid excess browning or drying of foods that should be
cooked to the well-done stage.


For optimum browning, preheat broil burner for 3 -

4 minutes before adding food.

5. Place the insert on the broil pan, then place the food on

the insert (See Fig. 1; some models). DO NOT use the

broil pan without the insert or cover the insert with

aluminum foil. The exposed fat could ignite.

6. If needed, arrange oven rack to desired postion. Place

the pan on the oven rack. Close the oven door when


7. Broil on one side until food is browned. Turn and broil

food on 2nd side.

Note: Always pull the oven rack out to the stop position
before turning or removing the food.

8. When broiling is finished, press

Broil Rack Position Table (Refer to Fig. 2)

Setting Oven Controls



Food category


Medium-rare steaks & hamburgers


Fish, medium steaks & pork chops


Well-done foods such as chicken & lobster

NOTE: The broiler pan
and the insert allows
grease to drain and be
kept away from the high
heat of the broiler. DO NOT
use the pan without the
insert (some models). DO
NOT cover the insert with

foil; the exposed grease
could ignite.




Fig. 1


Fig. 2

Should an oven fire occur, close the oven

door and turn the oven OFF. If the fire continues, use a fire
extinguisher. DO NOT put water or flour on the fire. Flour
maybe explosive.

To Operate the Oven Light (some models)

The interior oven light will automatically turn ON when the
oven door is opened. Press the Oven Light Switch located
on the upper left control panel to turn the interior oven light
ON and OFF whenevertheoven doorisclosed (Fig.3).

The interior oven light is located at
the upperleft rear wall of the oven
interior and is covered with a glass
shield held by a wire holder. The
glass shield must be in place
whenevertheoven is in use. To
change the interioroven light, see

"Changing the Oven Light" in the
General Care & Cleaning section.







During the Self-Cleaning cycle, the outside of

the range can become very hot to the touch. DO NOT leave
small children unattended near the appliance.



The health of some birds is extremely

sensitive to the fumes given off during the Self-Cleaning
cycle of any range. Move birds to another well-ventilated



DO NOT line the oven walls, racks, bottom

or any other part of the range with aluminum foil. Doing so
will destroy heat distribution, produce poor baking results
and cause permanent damage to the oven interior
(aluminum foil will melt to the interior surface of the oven).



DO NOT force the oven door open. This can '

damage the automatic door locking system. Use caution
when opening the door after the Self-Cleaning cycle is
completed. The oven may still be VERY HOT.

-| -\

Self-Cleaning Oven

A Self-Cleaning oven cleans itself with high temperatures
(well above cooking temperatures) which eliminate soils
completely or reduces them to a fine powdered ash you can
wipe away with a damp cloth.

Adhere to the following cleaning precautions:

DO NOT use oven cleaners or oven protective coatings

in oraroundany part of the Self-Cleaning oven.

DO NOT clean the oven doorgasket. The woven

material of the oven doorgasket is essential fora good
seal. Care should be taken not to rub, damage or

remove the gasket.

DO NOT use any cleaning materials on the oven door

gasket. Doing so could cause damage.

Remove the broiler pan and insert, all utensils and

any aluminum foil. These items cannot withstand
high cleaning temperatures.

This manual is related to the following products: