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Kitchen ranges

Kenmore 90112
 
Approximate retail price:
$400
Summary: This Kenmore freestanding electric coil range has the following:
• 4 surface cooking elements
• Among surface elements, 2 high-powered element(s).
• Touchpads for setting oven temperature.
• No high-temperature oven self-cleaning function.
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Type: Coil top, single oven (30-inch)
About - Kenmore 90112

The Kenmore 90112 is part of the kitchen range test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, electric range models like the 90112 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Cooktop high:
This reflects how quickly the most powerful element could raise a 6-liter (6 1/3 quart) pot of water from room temperature to a near boil.

Cooktop low:
This reflects the ability of the lowest power element to melt and hold chocolate without scorching it. We also set the most powerful element to its lowest setting to test its ability to hold a large pot of tomato sauce below a boil.

Baking:
This reflects the evenness of cookies and cakes in multi-rack baking tests.
About This Brand

This midlevel, mass-market brand sells appliances priced between $500 and $1,500. Introduced in 1927, Kenmore has earned a solid reputation with consumers. The appliances are sold through Sears stores.

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Features & Specs - Kenmore 90112
info Double oven No
info Cooking drawer No
info High-power elements 2
info Medium-power elements 0
info Low-power elements 2
info Convection mode No
info Slide-in No
info Stainless steel available Yes
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User Reviews - Kenmore 90112
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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
I wouldn't recommend
10/16/2012
Pros
Easy To Clean
Cons
Handle Falls off
Heats slowly
Time Display Disappears
Best Uses
Comment:
We have a different model number, but the form factor is essentially the same, so my comments apply.<br />First, and most importantly, the oven has a horrible design flaw in the handle. The handle is only attache by two screws that thread into the plastic handle -- all the force of opening and closing the door goes against the handle, which loosens then falls off -- and breaks if your experience is ours. $70 to get a new one, with the same inherit fault. The rest of the issues are irritating but manageable. It takes over 20 minutes to heat. When the oven is on or the timer is used, the clock display disappears.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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