Frigidaire TMV151F User Manual

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Microwave Oven


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Welcome & Congratulations. . . . . . .2

Important Safety Instructions . . . . .3

Features & Specifications. . . . . . . . .7

Before Operating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9

Manual Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10

Operating Instructions . . . . . . . . . .14

Care and Cleaning. . . . . . . . . . . . . .20

BeforeYou Call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

(Troubleshooting Guide)

Warranty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24


P/N: 316488500 C/N: DE68-03267A

Welcome & Congratulations

Congratulations on your purchase of a new range! 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 range and Thank You for choosing our product. We hope you consider us for future purchases.


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 :

This Use & Care Manual contains general operating instructions for your range andfeature information for several models.Your microwave oven may not have all the described features.The graphics shown are representational.The graphics on your microwave oven maynot look exactly like those shown.


Important Safety Instructions


KnowAboutSafety Instructions

Warning and Important Safety Instructions appearing in this Use & Care Guide are not meant to cover all possible conditions and situations that may occur. Common sense, caution, and care must be exercised when installing, maintaining, or operating microwave.

Always contact your dealer, distributor, service agent, or manufacturer about problems or conditions you do not understand.

RecognizeSafety Symbols,Words,Labels


DANGER – Immediate hazards whichWILL result in severe personal injury or death.


WARNING – Hazards or unsafe practices whichCOULD result in severe personal injury or death.


To avoid personal injury or property damage, observe the following:

1.Do not deep fat fry in oven. Fat could overheat and be hazardous to handle.

2.Do not cook or reheat eggs in shell or with an unbroken yolk using microwave energy. Pressure may build up and erupt. Pierce yolk with fork or knife before cooking.

3.Pierce skin of potatoes, tomatoes, and similar foods before cooking with microwave energy. When skin is pierced, steam escapes evenly.

4.Do not operate oven without load or food in oven cavity.

5.Use only popcorn in packages designed and labeled for microwave use. Popping time varies depending on oven wattage. Do not continue to heat after popping has stopped. Popcorn will scorch or burn.Do not leave oven unattended.

6.Do not use regular cooking thermometers in oven. Most cooking thermometers contain mercury and may cause an electrical arc, malfunction, or damage to oven.

7.Do not use metal utensils in oven.

8.Never use paper, plastic, or other combustible materials that are not intended for cooking.


CAUTION – Hazards or unsafe practices whichCOULD result in minor personal injury.

9.When cooking with paper, plastic, or other combustible materials, follow manufacturer’s recommendations on product use.

10.Do not use paper towels which contain nylon or other synthetic fibers. Heated synthetics could melt and cause paper to ignite.

11.Do not heat sealed containers or plastic bags in oven. Food or liquid could expand quickly and cause container or bag to break. Pierce or open container or bag before cooking.

12.To avoid pacemaker malfunction, consult physician or pacemaker manufacturer about effects of microwave energy on pacemaker.



Important Safety Instructions


To avoid risk of electrical shock or death, this oven must be grounded and plug must not be altered.


Oven MUST be grounded. Grounding reduces risk of electric

shock by providing an escape wire

for the electric current if an electrical short occurs.This oven is equipped with a cord having a grounding wire with a grounding plug.

The plug must be plugged into an outlet that is properly installed and grounded. See Installation Instructions.

Consult a qualified electrician or servicer if grounding instructions are not completely understood, or if doubt exists as to whether the oven is properly grounded.

Do not use an extension cord. If the product power cord is too short, have a qualified electrician install a three-slot receptacle.This oven should be plugged into a separate 60 hertz circuit with the electrical rating as shown in specifications table. When the oven is on a circuit with other equipment, an increase in cooking times may be required and fuses can be blown.

Microwave operates on standard household current, 110-120V.

Federal Communications CommissionRadio FrequencyInterference Statement(U.S.A.Only)

This equipment generates and uses ISM frequency energy and if not installed and used properly, that is in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, may cause interference to radio and television reception. It has been type tested and found to comply with limits for ISM Equipment pursuant to part 18 of FCC Rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference in a residential installation.

However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following:

Reorient the receiving antenna of the radio or television.

Relocate the microwave oven with respect to the receiver.

Move the microwave oven away from the receiver.

Plug the microwave oven into a different outlet so that the microwave oven and the receiver are on different branch circuits.

The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused byunauthorized modification to this microwave oven. It is the responsibility of the user to correct such interference.



Important Safety Instructions





A.DO NOT attempt to operate this oven with the door open since open door operation can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlocks.

B.DO NOT place any object between the oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue to accumulate on sealing surfaces.

C.DO NOT operate the oven if it is damaged. It is particularly important that oven door close properly and that there is no damage to:

1.door (bent),

2.hinges and latches (broken or loosened),

3.door seals and sealing surfaces.

D.Oven should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except properly qualified service personnel.


Liquids such as water, coffee, or tea are able to be overheated beyond the boiling point without appearing to be boiling due to surface tension of the liquid.Visible bubbling or boiling when the container is removed from the microwave oven is not always present. THIS COULD


1.Do not overheat the liquid.

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

3.Do not usestraight-sidedcontainers with narrow necks.

4.After heating, allow the container to stand in the microwave oven for a short time before removing the container.

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



Important Safety Instructions


When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed to reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, or injury to persons or exposure to excessive microwave energy.

1.READ all instructions before using oven.


3.Install or locate this oven ONLY in accordance with the installation instructions in this manual.

4.Some products such as whole eggs and sealed containers—forexample, closed glassjars—areable to explode andSHOULD NOT beHEATED in this oven.

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

6.As with any appliance, CLOSE SUPERVISION is necessary when used byCHILDREN orINFIRM PERSONS.

7.See door cleaning instructions in the Care and Cleaning section on page 20.

8.Baby food jars shall be open when heated and contents stirred or shaken before consumption, in order to avoid burns.

9.DO NOT use this oven for commercial purposes. It is made for household use only.

10.DO NOT heat baby bottles in oven.

11.DO NOT operate this oven if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has been damaged or dropped.

12.This oven, including power cord, must be serviced ONLY by qualified service personnel. Special tools are required to service oven. Contact nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair, or adjustment.

13.DO NOT cover or block filter or other openings on oven.

14.DO NOT store this oven outdoors. DO NOT use this product near water – for example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool or similar locations.

15.DO NOT immerse cord or plug in water.

16.Keep cord AWAY fromHEATED surfaces.

17.DO NOT let cord hang over edge of table or counter.

18.Clean the ventilating hood frequently.

19.DO NOT allow grease to accumulate on the hood or filters.

20.Use care when cleaning the ventilating hood filters. Corrosive cleaning agents such as lye-basedoven cleaners may damage the filters.

21.When flaming foods under the hood, turn the fan on.

22.Suitable for use above both gas and electric cooking equipment 36 inches or less wide.


To avoid risk of fire in the oven cavity:

a.DO NOT overcook food. Carefully attend oven when paper, plastic, or other combustible materials are placed inside the oven to facilitate cooking.

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

c.If materials inside the oven ignite, keep oven door CLOSED, turn oven off and disconnect the power cord, or shut off power at the fuse or circuit breaker panel.

d.DO NOT use the cavity for storage.DO NOT leave paper products, cooking utensils, or food in the cavity when not in use.



Features & Specifications









Power Supply

120 VAC,60 Hz











Input Power

1,650 W









Cooking Power

1,000 W






(IEC 60705 Standard)






2,450 MHz





Rated Current

14.5 A




Outer Dimensions

29 7/8” x 161/2” x 15”















Cavity Volume

1.5 Cu. Ft.








Net Weight

45.4 lbs.






























Features & Specifications


1.DISPLAY: The Display includes a clock and indicators to tell you time of day, cooking time settings and cooking functions selected.

2.POPCORN: Touch this pad when popping popcorn in your microwave oven. See page 14 for more information.

3.COOK: Touch this pad to cook beverage, bacon, frozen dinner, frozen breakfast. See page 15 for more information.

4.PIZZA SLICE: Touch this pad to reheat pizza. See page 14 for more information.

5.BAKED POTATO: Touch this pad to cook potatoes. See page 14 for more information.

6.VEGETABLES: Touch this pad to cook fresh vegetables, frozen vegetables. See page 14 for more information.

7.REHEAT: Touch this pad to reheat dinner plate, casserole, and pasta. See page 16 for more information.

8.AUTO DEFROST: Touch this pad to defrost food by weight. See page 17 for more information.

9.LESS: Touch this pad to subtract the cooking time. See page 11 for more information.

10.MORE: Touch this pad to add more cooking time. See page 11 for more information.

11.NUMBER: Touch number pads to enter cooking time, power level, quantities, or weights.

12.KITCHENTIMER: Touch this pad to set the kitchen timer. See page 10 for more information.

13.CLOCK: Touch this pad to enter the time of day. See page 9 for more information.

14.VENT HI/LO/OFF: Touch this pad to turn the fan on or off. See page 10 for more information.

15.ADD 30 SEC: Touch this pad to set and start quickly at 100% power level. See page 10 for more information.

16.SOUND ON/OFF: Touch this pad to turn off the sound. OFF will appear in the display.

17.LIGHT HI/LO/OFF: Touch this pad to turn on the cooktop light. See page 10 for more information.

18.POWER LEVEL: Touch this pad to select a cooking power level.

19.STOP/CLEAR: Touch this pad to stop the oven or to clear all entries.

20.ENTER/START: Touch this pad to start a function. If you open the door after oven begins to cook, close door and touch ENTER/START again.


Before Operating


This section introduces you to the basics you need to know to operate your microwave oven. Please read this information before use.


To avoid risk of personal injury or property damage, do not run oven empty.

To avoid risk of personal injury or property damage, do not use stoneware, aluminum foil, metal utensils, or metal trimmed utensils in the oven.


Example:To set 8:00.

1. Touch Clock pad.

2. Enter the time by using the number pads.

3. Touch ENTER/START pad.






OVEN PROOF GLASS (treated for high intensity



Metal shields the food from microwave energy and produces uneven


Utility dishes, loaf dishes, pie plates, cake

cooking. Also avoid metal skewers, thermometers or foil trays. Metal

plates, liquid measuring cups, casseroles and

utensils can cause arcing, which can damage your microwave oven.

bowls without metallic trim.



Metal-trimmedormetal-bandeddinnerware, casserole dishes, etc.The


Bowls, cups, serving plates and platters without

metal trim interferes with normal cooking and may damage the oven.

metallic trim.



Avoid large sheets of aluminum foil because they hinder cooking and


Plastic wrap (as a cover)--lay the plastic wrap

may cause harmful arcing. Use small pieces of foil to shield poultry

loosely over the dish and press it to the sides.

legs and wings. Keep ALL aluminum foil at least 1 inch from the side

Vent plastic wrap by turning back one edge

walls and door of the oven.

slightly to allow excess steam to escape.The


dish should be deep enough so that the plastic

Wooden bowls and boards will dry out and may split or crack when

wrap will not touch the food.

you use them in the microwave oven. Baskets react in the same way.

As the food heats it may melt the plastic wrap


wherever the wrap touches the food.

Be sure to leave openings for steam to escape from covered utensils.

Use plastic dishes, cups, semirigid freezer

Pierce plastic pouches of vegetables or other food items before

containers and plastic bags only for short


cooking times. Use these with care because the

Tightly closed pouches could explode.

plastic may soften from the heat of the food.



Avoid using brown paper bags.

Paper towels, waxed paper, paper napkins, and

They absorb too much heat and could burn.

paper plates with no metallic trim or design.


Look for the manufacturer’s label for use in the

Any utensil that is cracked, flawed, or chipped may break in the oven.

microwave oven.




Remove metal twist ties from plastic or paper bags.


They become hot and could cause a fire.




Manual Operation


You can use your microwave oven as a timer. Use the Kitchen Timer for timing up to 99 minutes, 99 seconds.

Example:To set for 3 minutes.

1. Touch KitchenTimer pad.

2.Enter the time by using the number pads.

3. Touch ENTER/START pad.

When the time is over, you will hear beeps and End will display.


1. Touch Sound On/off pad.The display shows On.

2. Touch Sound On/off pad.The display shows OFF.

3. Touch ENTER/START pad.The display returns to the time of day.


You may lock the control panel to prevent the microwave from being accidentally started or used by children.

The Child Lock feature is also useful when cleaning the control panel. Child Lock prevents accidental programming when wiping the control panel.

Example:To set the child lock.

Touch and hold ENTER/START pad more than3 seconds.L will appear in the display window with one beep.

Example:To cancel the child lock.

Touch and hold ENTER/START pad more than3 seconds.L will disappear and you hear one beep.


Touch Light Hi/Lo/Off pad once for bright light, twice for night light, or three times to turn the light off.


The VENT moves steam and other vapors from the cooking surface.The vent will operate at low speed whenever the oven is on.

To operate the vent manually: Touch Vent Hi/Lo/Off pad once for High fan speed, twice for Low fan speed, or three times to turn the fan off.


If the temperature gets too hot around the microwave oven, the fan in the vent hood will automatically turn on at the LOW setting to cool the oven.The fan will automatically turn off when the internal parts are cool. When this occurs, the vent cannot be turned off.


A time-savingpad, this simplified control lets you quickly set and start microwave cooking without the need to touch theENTER/ START pad at 100% power level.

Example:To set ADD 30 SEC. for 2 minutes.

Touch Add 30 Sec. pad 4 times.The oven begins cooking and display shows time counting down.