Frigidaire JE740 User Manual
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700 Watts

Model: JE740

Microwave Oven

Owner’s Manual

 

 

 

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Important Safety Information

 

Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure

 

 

to Excessive Microwave Energy

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Special Notes About Microwaving

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Operating Instructions

 

11

 

Features of Your Microwave

11

 

 

The Controls on Your Microwave

12

 

 

Time Cooking

15

 

 

Automatic Cooking

18

 

 

Other Features

22

 

 

 

Helpful

Information

 

 

25

 

 

Microwave Terms

 

25

 

 

 

 

 

Care and Cleaning

 

26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If

Something Goes Wrong

 

28

 

 

 

Troubleshooting Tips

 

28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GE

Service Numbers

 

31

 

 

 

Warranty

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

READ ALL SAFETY INFORMATION BEFORE USING

FOR YOUR

SAFETY

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 oven with the door open since open-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 oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue to accumulate on sealing surfaces.

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

1door (bent),

2hinges and latches (broken or loosened),

3door seals and sealing surfaces.

The Oven Should Not

be adjusted or repaired by anyone except properly qualified service personnel.

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Welcome

Start Here!…Before using your Microwave

Write down the model and serial numbers here.

They are on a label inside the oven.

Model number

Serial number

Date of purchase

Staple your receipt to the inside back cover of this manual. You will need it to make a warranty claim.

Need Help?

Read this manual.

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

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

Save time and money.

Check the section titled “If Something Goes Wrong.” This section helps you solve common problems that might occur.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

READ ALL SAFETY INFORMATION BEFORE USING

WARNING

When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

This microwave oven is not approved or tested for marine use.

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 Grounding Instructions section on page 9.

Do not mount this appliance over a sink.

Install or locate this appliance only in accordance with the provided Installation Instructions.

Be certain to place the front surface of the door three inches or more back from the countertop edge to avoid accidental tipping of the appliance in normal usage.

Do not mount the microwave oven over or near any portion of a heating or cooking appliance.

Do not store anything directly on top of the microwave oven surface when the oven is in operation.

Do not operate any heating or cooking appliance beneath this microwave.

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

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

Do not cover or block any openings on the appliance.

Do not store this appliance outdoors. Do not use this product

near water---forexample, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, near a sink or in similar locations.

Keep power cord away from heated surfaces.

Do not immerse power cord or plug in water.

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

To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity:

Do not overcook food. Carefully attend appliance when paper, plastic or other combustible materials are placed inside the oven while cooking.

Remove wire twist-tiesand metal handles from paper or plastic containers before placing them in the oven.

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

If materials inside oven ignite, keep the oven door closed, turn the oven off and disconnect the power cord, or shut off power at the fuse or circuit breaker panel. If the door is opened, the fire may spread.

See door surface cleaning instructions in the Care and Cleaning section(s) of this guide.

GE does not support any servicing of the microwave. We strongly recommend that you do not attempt to service the microwave yourself.

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

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