Important safety instructions, Read all instructions before using this appliance, Save these instructions for future reference – Kenmore 7861* User Manual

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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,

r ¡WMMiTfCT This symbol will help alert you to situ-ations that may cause serious bodiiy harm, death or property damage.

This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodiiy injury or property damage.



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


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.


All ranges can tip.

Injury to persons could result,
install anti-tip device packed with range.

See Installation Instructions.


To reduce the risk of

tipping, the range must be secured by
properly installed anti-tip bracket provided
with the range. To check if the bracket is
installed properly, visually check that rear
leveling leg is inserted into and fully
secured by the anti-tip bracket by

removing lower panel or storage drawer.
For models with a warmer drawer, grasp

the top rear edge of the range and
carefully attempt to tilt it forward. Refer to
the installation instructions for proper anti­
tip bracket installation.

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 yourappliance 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, orin 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
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
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 flowthrough 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.

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