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Kenmore  1.6 cu. ft. Countertop Microwave - Black

  Item#  02073169000 | Model#  73169
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Reg Price: $149.99
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Reg Price: $149.99
Savings: $60.00
$89.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions:
Depth (In.): 17.83
Height (In.): 12.83
Interior Capacity: 1.6 cu. ft.
Interior Dimensions (HxWxD): 10.25"H x 15.51"W x 17.83"D
Weight (lbs.): 37.49
Width (in.): 21.73
Shipping Depth (in.): 15
Shipping Height (in.): 24.37
Shipping Width (in.): 20.51
Product Overview:
General Warranty: 1 year limited
Power Cord Included: Yes
Weight, Shipping: 45.99
Color:
Color Family: Black
Microwave Configuration:
Clock: Yes
Heating Type: Microwave
Interior Light: Incandescent
Microwave Power Levels: 10
Rack: No
Turntable: Yes
Turntable Diameter (In.): 13.6
Microwave Settings:
Child Lock: Yes
Convection Cooking: No
Defrost: Yes
Delay Start: No
Extend Cook: 30 Seconds
Maximum Microwave Cooking Time (min.): 99
Multi-Setting Cook: Multi-staged cooking
One-Touch Foods: Yes
Number of One-Touch Settings: 9
Sensor Cook: Yes
Speed Cooking: No
Power Source:
Cord Length (ft.): 3.28
Wattage: 1550
Wattage Range: 1000 watts and over
Styling:
Door Release: Push button
Door Swing: Left
Trim Kit Part Number: 02023309000 30" black trim kit
Certifications:
ADA Compliant: Yes
UL Safety Listing: Yes

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Kenmore — trusted in the homes of more than 100 million Americans.

The 1.6 cubic-foot-capacity Kenmore countertop microwave 73169 features sensor cooking, which adjusts cooking time by detecting moisture and humidity levels in food and automatically turns the oven off when finished. The easy-to-use electronic touch pad controls has 6 one-touch settings, so you don’t have to select cooking times and power levels.

The black Kenmore 7316 1100-watt countertop microwave has multiple cooking, reheating and defrosting options that let you do everything from melt chocolate to cook frozen vegetables. It also allows you to customize and save your favorite settings.

  • The Kenmore 73169 countertop microwave has a a spacious 1.6 cu. ft. capacity
  • Sensor function cooking automatically adjusts cooking time by detecting moisture in food
  • With 1100-watts and 10 power levels, this Kenmore microwave allows you to cook a variety of foods
  • 6 Smart Touch settings provide pre-set cook times and power levels
  • You can increase cook time in 30-second increments
  • The 13.6-inch diameter glass turntable is dishwasher safe
  • The large LED display makes it easy to see settings and set the controls
  • Open the microwave with the simple push-button door release
  • Use multi-stage cooking to set multiple stages and cook times at once, including defrost
  • Customize and save your favorite cook time and power level settings
  • The interior is easy to clean

The optional 30” black trim kit (item 02023309000) is available to give this countertop microwave oven a built-in look when installed in a wall or cabinet.

Added on March 07, 2013

 

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186 Reviews Write a review
146 Reviewers (78.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Most Helpful Reviews

Praise10 found this helpful
malnpudl
Sep 15 , 2013
Good value for the price
I have the black version of this microwave, and I could have given this a five-star rating except for one issue: The part of my kitchen where I have room for the microwave is not particularly well lit, and the controls on the front -- white text on black background, and the font is not large -- are almost unreadable. I used to have a white microwave (black text on white background) in the same spot and had no difficulty. Not a major flaw, and it won't be a problem for most people, but someone with similar lighting issues might find it worth considering.
Criticism38 found this helpful
hotoutside
Aug 14 , 2013
Hot outside cold inside
Our old microwave would just about boil over oatmeal in1 min 45 sec. This one took 3 times using 2 min each time and it still wasn't cooked. The outside of the microwave was to hot to hold your hand on it. I will not get another one.
 
Dec 16 , 2014
via sears.com
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Microwave meets expectation

The microwave is only 1100... I probably should have gotten the 1250, but it does the job. I wish I could change it to let me say how long to run instead of hitting 2 and it running 2 minutes... I'd like to put in1.45 or 2.15, which I can't seem to do.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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PapaDon14

Nanuet, NY

Dec 15 , 2014
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So far so good..

Bought the Microwave during thanksgiving after my sears bought Sharp microwave stopped working after 6 months. So far this has turned out to be a good investment. As a reminder, always buy the warranty. It is worth it. I recommend this microwave.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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horswm

Holts Summit, MO

Dec 14 , 2014
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Great microwave

Purchased this because the house I just purchased does not have one over the range and not enough space to add one unless you take out cabinets. This has been an easy microwave to use. It does not take up a lot of counter space. It has a variety of automatic features that make it nice to do many things. It is quieter than some others I have had and I really like it.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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speeklo

Deer Trail, CO

Dec 12 , 2014
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Microwave

I love this microwave. It has 1-9 buttons that are preset for that amount of time. The start button will re-start for 30 seconds. It will still fit a 13 x 9 pan but small enough not to look so big on m y counter.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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sywrrandomreviewer

Clovis, CA

Dec 8 , 2014
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Easily broken

Bought the item online for my mother, only to have the item not working at all the moment it was setup at home. Returned the original item and get the replacement item, which I ended up waiting for almost an hour to actually get the item, only to have item broke down about a week later when I was out of town. Had my mother returned the replacement, had a sales staff convinced my mom that the fault was not the microwave but because there was no surge protector between the microwave and the power source, and talked her into buying a surge protector that I later asked my mom to returned it back because it was not necessary. Still crossing my fingers in hope that third time is a charm...


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missdean

Tampa, FL

Dec 2 , 2014
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great

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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CookinGma

Trenton, OH

Nov 29 , 2014
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Better than Most

I heavily research whatever I purchase. These days, it kind of drives me crazy, because there is so much junk out there. And junk is exactly what I found to be the case in the current "microwave world." I've read where most all microwave hardware is coming out of China, and from what I've seen, I'm guessing that's true . . . I really wanted a convection, over-the-range microwave. If there had been one that looked reliable, I would have purchased such. However, I just couldn't bring myself to pay that much for a product that didn't get great reviews. So, in the end, after researching every microwave out there, I settled on this one. Yup - the "Power Level" button doesn't work and the tray is unsteady / wobbly, just like I read in other reviews, but for $150ish, I guess it will have to do for a couple of years - I hope . . . :(


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maintencemanager

Burbank, CA

Nov 28 , 2014
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Great Kenmore microwave

Heats things in a jiffy 30 second auto cooking Tim is great when your in a hurry. When you need to heat something loner it do take as long as you think it does baked potatoes usually 8 to 12 minutes 8 max defrosting frozen foods does it evenly this one of the better microwaves I have owned and I have had several so try it you might be surprised

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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NotACritic

Corning, NY

Nov 28 , 2014
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ours was defective

The particular microwave we bought was defective -- the power-level button did not work. Since we had to return to the store anyway, we decided to return for a refund (the machine just didn't seem to be well-made). The upside is that Sears was easy to deal with for the return.


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Susan12

Machias, NY

Nov 25 , 2014
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Up to par

Seems to be a good purchase, weird button choices though, could have been been simplified

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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