Frigidaire CGLMV169, GLMV169, CPMLV169, PLMV169 User Manual

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Over-the-Range

Microwave Oven

CGLMV169, GLMV169

CPLMV169, PLMV169

Welcome & Congratulation ......

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Important Safety Instructions ..

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Part Names ................................

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Before Operating .......................

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Manual Operation ......................

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Operating Instructions..............

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Cleaning and Care.....................

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Specifications ............................

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Service Call Check ....................

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Warranty .....................................

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Welcome & Congratulations

Questions? 1-800-944-9044

(United States)

1-800-668-4606

(Canada)

Please attach sales receipt here for future reference.

Congratulations on your purchase of a new microwave oven! At Electrolux Home Products, we are very proud of our product and are completely committed to providing you with the best service possible. Your satisfaction is our number one priority.

We know you’ll enjoy your new microwave oven and Thank You for choosing our product. We hope you consider us for future purchases.

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

This Use & Care Manual provides specific operating instructions for your model. Use your microwave oven only as instructed in this manual. These instructions are not meant to cover every possible condition and situation that may occur. Common sense and caution must be practiced when installing, operating and maintaining any appliance.

Please record your model and serial numbers below for future reference.

Model Number: __________________________________________________________________

Serial Number: __________________________________________________________________

Purchase Date: __________________________________________________________________

NEED HELP?

Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at: http://www.frigidaire.com

Before you call for service, there are a few things you can do to help us serve you better.

Read this manual.

It contains instructions to help you use and maintain your microwave oven properly.

If you received a damaged Microwave Oven... immediately contact the dealer (or builder) that sold you the Microwave Oven.

Save time and money.

Check the section titled "Service Call Check”. This section helps you solve common problems that might occur. If you do need service, you can relax knowing help is only a phone call away. A list of toll-freecustomer service numbers is included in the back of this manual. Or call Frigidaire Customer Services at1-800-944-9044,24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Important Safety Instructions

PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY

For your safety the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury or loss of life.

Do Not Attempt to operate this microwave oven with the door open sinceopen-dooroperation can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlocks.

Do Not Place any object between the microwave oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue to accumulate on sealing surfaces.

Do Not Operate the microwave oven if it is damaged. It is particularly important that the microwave oven door close properly and that there is no damage to the:

1.door (bent)

2.hinges and latches (broken or loosened)

3.door seals and sealing surfaces.

The Microwave Oven Should Not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except properly qualified service personnel.

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Important Safety Instructions

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.

READ ALL INFORMATION BEFORE USING

To reduce the risk of fire, burns, electric shock, injury to persons, or exposure to excessive microwave energy when using your appliance, follow basicprecautions, including the following sections.

Read all instructions before using the appliance.

Read and follow the specific “PRECAUTIONS TO

AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY” on page 2.

This appliance must be grounded. Connect only to properly grounded outlet. See “ELECTRICAL GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS” on page 4.

Install or locate this appliance only in accordance with the provided installation instructions.

Some products such as whole eggs and sealed containers —forexample, closed glassjars—areable to explode and should not be heated in this microwave oven.

Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this manual. Do not use corrosive chemicals or vapors in this appliance. This type of microwave oven is specifically designed to heat, cook or dry food. It is not designed for industrial or laboratory use.

As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary when used by children.

Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly or if it has been damaged or dropped.

This appliance should be serviced only by qualified service personnel. Contact nearest Electrolux Authorized Servicer for examination, repair or adjustment.

Do not cover or block any openings on the appliance.

Do not store or use this appliance outdoors. Do not use this product near water—forexample, near a kitchen sink, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool, or similar locations.

Do not immerse cord or plug in water.

Keep cord away from heated surfaces.

Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter.

See door surface cleaning instructions on page 18.

To reduce the risk of fire in the microwave oven cavity:

-Do not overcook food. Carefully attend appliance when

paper, plastic or other combustible materials are placed inside the microwave oven to facilitate cooking.

-Remove wire twist-tiesfrom paper or plastic bags before placing bag in microwave oven.

-If materials inside the microwave oven should ignite, keep microwave oven door closed, turn microwave oven off and disconnect the power cord or shut off power at the fuse or circuit breaker panel.

-Do not use the cavity for storage purposes. Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food in the cavity when not in use.

Liquids, such as water, coffee or tea are able to be overheated beyond the boiling point without appearing to be boiling. Visible bubbling or boiling when the container is removed from the microwave oven is not always present. THIS COULD RESULT IN VERY HOT

LIQUIDS SUDDENLY BOILING OVER WHEN A SPOON OR OTHER UTENSIL IS INSERTED INTO THE LIQUID.

To reduce the risk of injury to persons:

-Do not overheat the liquid.

-Stir the liquid both before and halfway through heating it.

-Do not use straight-sidedcontainers with narrow necks. Use awide-mouthedcontainer.

-After heating, allow the container to stand in the microwave oven at least for 20 seconds before removing the container.

-Use extreme care when inserting a spoon or other utensil into the container.

Clean ventilation openings and grease filters frequently. Grease should not be allowed to accumulate on ventilation openings, louver or grease filters.

Use care when cleaning the louver and the grease filters. Corrosive cleaning agents, such as lye-basedoven cleaners, may damage the louver and the grease filters.

When flaming food under the hood, turn the fan on.

This appliance is suitable for use above both gas and electric cooking equipment 36” wide or less.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.

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Important Safety Instructions

UNPACKING AND EXAMINING YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN

Open the bottom of the carton, bend the carton flaps back and tilt the microwave oven over to rest on plastic foam pad. Lift carton off microwave oven and remove all packing materials, Installation Instructions, Wall Template, Top Template, Charcoal Filter, Turntable and Turntable Support. SAVE THE CARTON AS IT MAY MAKE INSTALLATION EASIER.

Remove the feature sticker from the outside of the door, if there is one.

DO NOT REMOVE THE WAVEGUIDE COVER, which is located on the ceiling in the microwave oven cavity. Check to see that there are Installation Instructions, Wall Template, Top Template and Charcoal Filter, which is used when recirculating is

chosen. Read enclosures and SAVE the Use and Care Manual.

Check the microwave oven for any damage, such as misaligned or bent door, damaged door seals and sealing surfaces, broken or loose door hinges and latches and dents inside the cavity or on the door. If there is any damage, do not operate the microwave oven and contact your dealer or ELECTROLUX SERVICER. See Installation Instructions for more details.

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

This appliance must be grounded. This microwave oven is equipped with a cord having a grounding wire with a grounding plug. It must be plugged into a wall receptacle that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current.

Improper use of the grounding plug can result in a risk of electric shock.

Electrical Requirements

Check Installation Instructions for proper location for the power supply.

The electrical requirements are a 120 volt 60 Hz, AC only, 15 amp. or more protected electrical supply. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only the microwave oven be provided.

The microwave oven is equipped with a 3-pronggrounding plug. It must be plugged into a wall receptacle that is properly installed and grounded. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES CUT OR REMOVE THE GROUNDING PIN FROM THE PLUG.

NOTES:

1. If you have any questions about the grounding or electrical instructions, consult a qualified electrician or service person.

2.Neither Electrolux nor the dealer can accept any liability for damage to the microwave oven or personal injury resulting from failure to observe the correct electrical connection procedures.

Radio or TV Interference

Should there be any interference caused by the microwave oven to your radio or TV, check that the microwave oven is on a different electrical circuit, relocate the radio or TV as far away from the microwave oven as feasible or check position and signal of receiving antenna.

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Important Safety Instructions

ABOUT YOUR MICROWAVE OVEN

This Use and Care Manual is valuable: read it carefully and always save it for reference.

A good microwave cookbook is a valuable asset. Check it for microwave cooking principles, techniques, hints and recipes.

NEVER use the microwave oven without the turntable and support nor turn the turntable over so that a large dish could be placed in the microwave oven. The turntable will turn both clockwise and counterclockwise. See page 18 for complete instructions.

ALWAYS have food in the microwave oven when it is on to absorb the microwave energy.

When using the microwave oven at power levels below 100%, you may hear the magnetron cycling on and off. It is normal for the exterior of the microwave oven to be warm to the touch when cooking or reheating.

Condensation is a normal part of microwave cooking. Room humidity and the moisture in food will influence the amount of moisture that condenses in the microwave oven. Generally, covered foods will not cause as much condensation as uncovered ones. Ventilation openings must not be blocked.

The microwave oven is for food preparation only. It should not be used to dry clothes or newspapers.

Your microwave oven is rated 1000 watts by using the IEC Test Procedure. In using recipes or package directions, check food a minute or two before the minimum time and add time accordingly.

ABOUT MICROWAVE COOKING

Arrange food carefully. Place thickest areas towards outside of dish.

Watch cooking time. Cook for the shortest amount of time indicated and add more as needed. Food severely overcooked can smoke or ignite.

Cover foods while cooking. Check recipe or cookbook for suggestions: paper towels, wax paper, microwave plastic wrap or a lid. Covers prevent spattering and help foods to cook evenly.

Shield with small flat pieces of aluminum foil any thin areas of meat or poultry to prevent overcooking before dense, thick areas are cooked thoroughly.

Stir foods from outside to center of dish once or twice during cooking, if possible.

Turn foods over once during microwaving to speed cooking of such foods as chicken and hamburgers. Large items like roasts must be turned over at least once.

Rearrange foods such as meatballs halfway through cooking both from top to bottom and from the center of the dish to the outside.

Add standing time. Remove food from microwave oven and stir, if possible. Cover for standing time which allows the food to finish cooking without overcooking.

Check for doneness. Look for signs indicating that cooking temperatures have been reached.

Doneness signs include:

-Food steams throughout, not just at edge.

-Center bottom of dish is very hot to the touch.

-Poultry thigh joints move easily.

-Meat and poultry show no pinkness.

-Fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.

ABOUT FOODS

Do not pop popcorn in your microwave oven unless in a special microwave popcorn accessory or unless you use popcorn labeled for use in microwave ovens.

Some products such as whole eggs and sealed containers—forexample, closedjars—willexplode and should not be heated in this microwave oven. Such use of the microwave oven could result in injury.

Do not boil eggs in a microwave oven. Pressure will build up inside egg yolk and will cause it to burst, possibly resulting in injury.

Operating the microwave with no food inside for more than a minute or two may cause damage to the microwave oven and could start a fire. It increases the heat around the magnetron and can shorten the life of the microwave oven.

Foods with unbroken outer “skin” such as potatoes, hot dogs, sausages, tomatoes, apples, chicken livers and other giblets, and egg yolks should be pierced to allow steam to escape during cooking.

Avoid heating baby food in glass jars, even with the lid off. Make sure all infant food is thoroughly cooked. Stir food to distribute the heat evenly. Be careful to prevent scalding when warming formula or breast milk. The container may feel cooler than the milk really is. Always test the milk before feeding the baby.

Spontaneous boiling—Undercertain special circumstances, liquids may start to boil during or shortly after removal from the microwave oven. To prevent burns from splashing liquid, we recommend the following: before removing the container from the microwave oven, allow the container to stand in the microwave oven for 30 to 40 seconds after the microwave oven has shut off. Do not boil liquids

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Important Safety Instructions

ABOUT UTENSILS AND COVERINGS

It is not necessary to buy all new cookware. Many pieces already in your kitchen can be used successfully in your new microwave oven. Make sure the utensil does not touch the interior walls during cooking.

Use these utensils for safe microwave cooking and reheating:

glass ceramic (Pyroceram®), such as Corningware®.

heat-resistantglass (Pyrex®)

microwave-safeplastics

paper plates

microwave-safepottery, stoneware and porcelain

browning dish (Do not exceed recommended preheating time. Follow manufacturer's directions.)

These items can be used for short time reheating of foods that have little fat or sugar in them:

• wood, straw, wicker

DO NOT USE

metal pans and bakeware

dishes with metallic trim

non-heat-resistantglass

non-microwave-safeplastics (margarine tubs)

recycled paper products

brown paper bags

food storage bags

metal twist-ties

Should you wish to check if a dish is safe for microwaving, place the empty dish in the microwave oven and microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds. A dish which becomes very hot should not be used.

The following coverings are ideal:

Paper towels are good for covering foods for reheating and absorbing fat while cooking bacon.

Wax paper can be used for cooking and reheating.

Plastic wrap that is specially marked for microwave use can be used for cooking and reheating. DO NOT allow plastic wrap to touch food. Vent so steam can escape.

Lids that are microwave-safeare a good choice because heat is kept near the food to hasten cooking.

Microwave oven cooking bags are good for large meats or foods that need tenderizing. DO NOT use metal twist ties. Remember to slit bag so steam can escape.

How to use aluminum foil in your microwave oven:

Small flat pieces of aluminum foil placed smoothly on the food can be used to shield areas that are either defrosting or cooking too quickly.

Foil should not come closer than one inch to any surface of the microwave oven.

Should you have questions about utensils or coverings, check a good microwave cookbook or follow recipe suggestions.

ACCESSORIES There are many microwave accessories available for purchase. Evaluate carefully before you purchase so that they meet your needs. Amicrowave-safethermometer will assist you in

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determining correct doneness and assure you that foods have been cooked to safe temperatures. Electrolux is not responsible for any damage to the microwave oven when accessories are used.

ABOUT CHILDREN AND THE MICROWAVE

Children below the age of 7 should use the microwave oven with a supervising person very near to them. Between the ages of 7 and 12, the supervising person should be in the same room.

As with any appliance, close supervision by an adult is necessary when used by children.

At no time should anyone be allowed to lean or swing on the microwave oven door.

Children should be taught all safety precautions: use potholders, remove coverings carefully, pay special attention to packages that crisp food because they may be extra hot.

Don’t assume that because a child has mastered one cooking skill he/she can cook everything.

Children need to learn that the microwave oven is not a toy. See page 16 for Child Lock feature.

ABOUT SAFETY

Check foods to see that they are cooked to the United States Department of Agriculture's recommended temperatures.

160˚F - For fresh pork, ground meat, boneless white poultry, fish, seafood, egg dishes and frozen prepared food.

165˚F - For leftover, ready-to-reheatrefrigerated, and deli andcarry-out“fresh” food.

170˚F - White meat of poultry.

175˚F - Dark meat of poultry.

To test for doneness, insert a meat thermometer in a thick or dense area away from fat or bone. NEVER leave the thermometer in the food during cooking, unless it is approved for microwave oven use.

ALWAYS use potholders to prevent burns when handling utensils that are in contact with hot food. Enough heat from the food can transfer through utensils to cause skin burns.

Avoid steam burns by directing steam away from the face and hands. Slowly lift the farthest edge of a dish's covering and carefully open popcorn and oven cooking bags away from the face.

Stay near the microwave oven while it's in use and check cooking progress frequently so that there is no chance of overcooking food.

NEVER use the cavity for storing cookbooks or other items.

Select, store and handle food carefully to preserve its high quality and minimize the spread of foodborne bacteria.

Keep waveguide cover clean. Food residue can cause arcing and/or fires.

Use care when removing items from the microwave oven so that the utensil, your clothes or accessories do not touch the safety door latches.

Part Names

1Microwave oven door with see-throughwindow

2Door hinges

3Waveguide cover: DO NOT REMOVE.

4Turntable motor shaft

5Microwave oven light

It will light when microwave oven is operating or door is open.

6Rack holders

7Safety door latches

The microwave oven will not operate unless the door is securely closed.

8Handle

9Work light pad

Press the Work Light pad to turn light on or off.

10Night light pad

Press the Night light pad to turn light on or off.

The 7-digitInteractive Display spells out operating steps and shows cooking hints. When HELP is lighted in the display, touch theHelp pad to read a specific hint which may assist you.

Number next to the control panel illustration indicates page on which there are a feature description and usage information.

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Before Operating

Before operating your new microwave oven make sure you read and understand this Use and Care manual completely.

Before the microwave oven can be used, follow these procedures:

1.Plug in the microwave oven. Close the door. The microwave oven display will show WELCOME PRESS CLEAR AND PRESS CLOCK.

2.Touch the Clear/Off pad.: will appear.

3.Set clock.

TO SET THE CLOCK

Suppose you want to enter the correct time of day 12:30 (A.M. or P.M.).

1.Touch Clock pad.

2.Enter time 1,2,3,0 and press Clock pad again.

This is a 12 hour clock. If you attempt to enter an incorrect clock time, ERROR will appear in the display. Touch theClear/Off pad andre-enterthe time.

If the electrical power supply to your microwave oven should be interrupted, the display will inter-mittentlyshowWELCOME PRESS CLEAR AND PRESS CLOCK after the power is reinstated. If this occurs during cooking, the program will be erased. The time of day will also be erased. Simply touchClear/Off pad and reset the clock for the correct time of day.

NOTE: Your microwave oven can be programmed with the door open except forSENSOR COOKING, START andPlus 1 Min.

CLEAR/OFF

Touch the Clear/Off pad to:

1.Erase if you make a mistake during programming.

2.Cancel timer.

3.Stop the microwave oven temporarily during cooking.

4.Return the time of day to the display.

5.Cancel a program during cooking, touch twice.

Manual Operation

TIME COOKING

Your microwave oven can be programmed for 99 minutes 99 seconds (99.99). Always enter the seconds after the minutes, even if they are both zeros.

• Suppose you want to cook for 5 minutes at 100%.

1.Enter cooking time 5,0,0.

2.Touch START pad.

• Suppose you want to defrost for 5 minutes at 30%.

1.Enter defrosting time 5,0,0.

2.Touch Power Level pad eight times or hold down until the desired power level appears.

3.Touch START pad.

When the defrost time is complete, a long tone will sound and END will appear in the display.

TO SET POWER LEVEL

There are eleven preset power levels.

Using lower power levels increases the cooking time, which is recommended for foods such as cheese, milk and long slow cooking of meats. Consult cookbook or recipes for specific recommendations.

TOUCH POWER LEVEL

APPROXIMATE

COMMON

PAD NUMBER OF TIMES

PERCENTAGE

WORDS FOR

FOR DESIRED POWER

OF POWER

POWER LEVELS

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 1

100%

High

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 2

90%

 

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 3

80%

 

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 4

70%

Medium High

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 5

60%

 

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 6

50%

Medium

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 7

40%

 

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 8

30%

Med Low/Defrost

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 9

20%

 

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 10

10%

Low

 

 

 

POWER LEVEL x 11

0%

 

 

 

 

MANUAL DEFROST

If the food that you wish to defrost is not listed on the SPEED DEFROST or AUTO DEFROST CHART or is above or below the limits in the AMOUNT column on the SPEED DEFROST or AUTO DEFROST CHART, you need to defrost manually.

You can defrost any frozen food, either raw or previously cooked, by using Power Level for 30%. Follow the exact3-stepprocedure found under TO SET POWER LEVEL. Estimate defrosting time and pressPower Level pad eight times for 30%.

For either raw or previously cooked frozen food the rule of thumb is approximately 4 minutes per pound. For example, defrost 4 minutes for 1 pound of frozen spaghetti sauce.

Always stop the microwave oven periodically to remove or separate the portions that are defrosted. If food is not defrosted at the end of the estimated defrosting time, program the microwave oven in 1 minute increments on Power Level 30% until totally defrosted.

When using plastic containers from the freezer, defrost only long enough to remove from the plastic in order to place in a microwave-safedish.

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Operating Instructions

Special Features

SENSOR COOKING

Electrolux’s Sensor is a semi-conductordevice that detects the vapor (moisture and humidity) emitted from the food as it heats. The sensor adjusts the cooking times and power level for various foods and quantities.

Using Sensor Settings:

1.After microwave oven is plugged in, wait 2 minutes before using SENSOR COOKING.

2.Be sure the exterior of the cooking container and the interior of the microwave oven are dry. Wipe off any moisture with a dry cloth or paper towel.

3.The microwave oven works with foods at normal storage temperature. For example, popcorn would be at room temperature.

4.Any SENSOR COOKING selection can be programmed with More or Less Time Adjustment. See page 17.

5.More or less food than the quantity listed in the chart should be cooked following the guidelines in any microwave cookbook.

6.During the first part of SENSOR COOKING, food name will appear on the display. Do not open the microwave oven door or touch Clear/Off during this part of the cooking cycle. The measurement of vapor will be interrupted. If this occurs, an error message will appear. To continue cooking, touch theClear/Off pad and cook manually.

When the sensor detects the vapor emitted from the food, remainder of cooking time will appear. Door may be opened when remaining cooking time appears on the display. At this time, you may stir or season food, as desired.

7.If the sensor does not detect vapor properly when popping popcorn, the microwave oven will turn off, and the correct time of day will be displayed. If the sensor does not detect vapor properly when cooking other foods, ERROR will be displayed, and the microwave oven will turn off.

8.Check food for temperature after cooking. If additional time is needed, continue to cook manually.

9.Each food has a cooking hint. Touch HELP pad when the HELP indicator is lighted in the display.

10.To use SENSOR COOKING, touch pad within 3 minutes after cooking, closing the door, touching the Clear/Off pad or during cooking.

Covering Foods:

Some foods work best when covered. Use the cover recommended

SENSOR REHEAT CHART

in the SENSOR COOKING CHART for these foods.

1.Casserole lid.

2.Plastic wrap: Use plastic wrap recommended for microwave cooking. Cover dish loosely; allow approximately 1/2 inch to remain uncovered to allow steam to escape. Plastic wrap should not touch food.

3.Wax paper: Cover dish completely; fold excess wrap under dish to secure. If dish is wider than paper, overlap two pieces at least one inch to cover.

Be careful when removing any covering to allow steam to escape away from you.

SENSOR REHEAT

You can cook many foods by touching just one pad. You don’t need to calculate cooking time or power level.

• Suppose you want to reheat canned chili.

1.Touch Sensor Reheat pad. When sensor detects the vapor emitted from the food, remainder of reheating time will appear.

2.At end, follow the directions in the display.

NOTE: The Turntable On/Off, Sensor Reheat, Popcorn, Fresh Veggie and Poultry settings have 2 choices. Follow directions in the Interactive Display to choose desired option.

USING THE RACK

The rack allows several foods to be cooked or reheated at one time. However, for the best cooking and reheating, use the turntable on and the automatic features.

When using the rack, set time and power level manually. Allow plenty of space around and between the dishes. Pay close attention to the cooking/reheating progress. Reposition the foods and reverse them from rack to turntable at least once during any cooking or reheating time. Using a lower power level will assist in better cooking/reheating uniformity.

AVOID:

Storing the rack in the microwave oven when not in use.

Popping popcorn on the turntable with the rack in the microwave oven.

Using any browning dish on the rack.

Using special features with the rack. Special features are designed to be used with foods only on the revolving turntable.

Cooking directly on the rack—usemicrowave-safecookware.

FOOD

AMOUNT

PROCEDURE

Sensor Reheat:

4 - 36oz

Place in dish or casserole slightly larger than amount to be reheated. Flatten, if possible. Cover with lid,

Turntable On

 

plastic wrap or wax paper. Use covers such as plastic wrap or lids with larger quantities of more dense

 

 

foods such as stews. After reheating, stir well, if possible. Foods should be very hot. If not, continue to

 

 

heat with variable power and time. After stirring, re-coverand allow to stand 2 to 3 minutes.

 

 

 

Turntable Off

13 x 9 x 2

Ideal for reheating stirrable casseroles, such as macaroni and cheese or stew. Cover with vented

Stirrable

glass utility

plastic wrap or wax paper. Touch Sensor Reheat twice and at signal, stir casserole and rotate dish.

 

casserole

Touch START. At end, stir and allow to stand, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes.

 

 

 

Non-stirrable

13 x 9 x 2

Ideal for reheating non-stirrablecasseroles, such as lasagna. Cover with vented plastic wrap or wax

 

glass utility

paper. Touch Sensor Reheat three times and at signal, rotate dish. TouchSTART. At end, allow to

 

casserole

stand, covered, for 10 to 15 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

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Operating Instructions

Special Features

OTHER SENSOR COOKING SETTINGS

SENSOR COOKING will automatically compute the microwave power and cooking time for foods shown in the chart below. You don’t need to enter the weight or quantity of the food.

• Suppose you want to cook fresh broccoli.

1.Touch Fresh Veggie pad once for soft vegetables.

When sensor detects the vapor emitted from the food, remainder of cooking time will appear.

2.At end, follow the directions in the display.

SENSOR COOKING CHART

FOOD

AMOUNT

PROCEDURE

Popcorn

1 package

Use only popcorn packaged for microwave oven use. Try several brands to decide which

 

3.0

- 3.5 oz (Reg.)

you like the best. Press Popcorn pad once for regular size bags. PressPopcorn pad

 

1.5

- 1.75 oz (Snack)

twice for snack size bags. Do not try to pop unpopped kernels.

 

 

 

Baked Potatoes

1 - 6 med.

Pierce. Place on paper-towel-linedturntable. After cooking, remove from microwave

 

 

 

oven, wrap in aluminum foil and let stand 5 to 10 minutes.

 

 

 

 

Fresh Veggie: Soft

 

 

Wash and place in casserole. Add no water if vegetables have just been washed. Cover

Broccoli

.25

- 2.0 lb

with lid for tender vegetables. Use plastic wrap for tender-crispvegetables. TouchFresh

Brussels sprouts

.25

- 2.0 lb

Veggie pad once. After cooking, stir, if possible. Let stand, covered, for 2 to 5 minutes.

Cabbage

.25

- 2.0 lb

 

Cauliflower (flowerets)

.25

- 2.0 lb

 

Cauliflower (whole)

1 med.

 

Spinach

.25

- 1.0 lb

 

Zucchini

.25

- 2.0 lb

 

Baked apples

2 - 4 med.

 

Fresh Veggie: Hard

 

 

Place in casserole. Add 1-4tbsp water. Cover with lid for tender vegetables. Use plastic

Carrots, sliced

.25

- 1.5 lb

wrap cover for tender-crispvegetables. TouchFresh Veggie pad twice. After cooking,

Corn on the cob

2 - 4

stir, if possible. Let stand, covered, for 2 to 5 minutes.

Green beans

.25

- 1.5 lb

 

Winter squash:

 

 

 

diced

.25

- 1.5 lb

 

halves

1 - 2

 

 

 

 

Frozen Entrees

6 - 17 oz

Use this pad for frozen convenience foods. It will give satisfactory results for most

 

 

 

brands. You may wish to try several and choose your favorite. Remove package from

 

 

 

outer wrapping and follow package directions for covering. After cooking, Iet stand,

 

 

 

covered, for 1-3minutes.

 

 

 

Frozen Snacks

3 - 8 oz

Use for frozen French fries, cheese sticks, appetizers etc. Remove from outer package.

 

 

 

Follow package directions for how to wrap or cover. Be careful when removing from the

 

 

 

microwave oven as snack may be very hot.

 

 

 

 

Frozen Veggie

.25

- 1.25 lb

Add no water. Cover with lid or plastic wrap. After cooking, stir and let stand, covered,

 

 

 

for 3 minutes.

 

 

 

 

Ground Meat

.25

- 2.0 lb

Use this setting to cook ground beef or turkey as patties or in a casserole to be added to

 

 

 

other ingredients. Place patties on a microwave-saferack and cover with wax paper.

 

 

 

Place ground meat in a casserole and cover with wax paper or plastic wrap. When

 

 

 

microwave oven stops, turn patties over or stir meat in casserole to break up large pieces.

 

 

 

Re-coverand touchSTART. After cooking, let stand, covered, for 2 to 3 minutes.

 

 

 

Rice

.5 - 2.0 cups

Place rice into a deep casserole and add double quantity of water. Cover with lid or

 

 

 

plastic wrap. After cooking, stir, cover and let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until all liquid has

 

 

 

been absorbed.

 

 

 

 

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