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GE JVM140K Use And Care Manual

Geappliances microwave oven use and care guide.

 
Safe* instructions ....................3-5
Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure
to Excessive Microwave Energy .............2
Operating Instructions, Tips
Add 30 Seconds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Aluminum Foil ...........................4, 15,22,24
Auto Defrost ..........................................14, 15
Automatic Fan Feature .................................8
Auto Roast ..............................................2O, 21
Auto Simmer .................................................2 1
Auto Start/Reminder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Clock ..................................................................8
Control Panel ...............................................8, 9
Cooking by Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 12
Cooking Complete Reminder ......................7
Cooking Guide ..............................................25
Defrosting by Time ...............................16, 17
Defrosting Guide ..........................................24
Delayed Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Exhaust Fan......................................................9
Express Cook Feature .................................1 2
Features ............................................................7
Glossary of Microwave Terms .............22
Heating or Reheating Guide ......................23
Hold Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Microwaving Tips ...........................................6
Minute/Second Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Oven Shelf .....................................4, 5,26,27
Popcorn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .........13
Power Levels
...............8, 10, 11, 14, 16-18,20,23-25
Quick Reheat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Temperature Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17, 18
Temperature Probe..4, 8, 10, 17, 18,20,21
GE Appliances
SpacemakeP Microwave Oven
Problem Solver...............................32
More questions ?...call
GE Answer Center" 800.626.2000
Care and Cleaning ....................28-3l
Exhaust Fan ...................................................3O
Grease Filter ..................................................3O
Light Bulb Replacement.............................29
Oven Shelf .....................................................2 8
Temperature Probe .....................................28
Installation ..........................................3 1
Adapter Plugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Extension Cords ...........................................31
Grounding instructions ...............................3 1
Consumer Services ...................35
Appliance Registration ..................................2
Important Phone Numbers .......................35
Model and Serial Number Location ...........2
Warranty ........................................Back Cover
Modek JVM140K
JVM141K
JVM142K
M;crowavepowerou@ut
of this oven is 750 watts.
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(IEC-705 kst Procedure)
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Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Temperature Cook ....... . 17, 18 Temperature Probe..4, 8, 10, 17, 18,20,21 GE Appliances SpacemakeP Microwave Oven Problem Solver...32 More questions ?...call GE Answer Center” 800.626.2000 Care and Cleaning ...28-3l Exhaust Fan ...3O Grease Filter ...3O Light Bulb Replacement...29 Oven Shelf ...2 8 Temperature Probe ...28...

  • Page 2: To Excessive Microwave Energy

    Keep it handy for answers to your questions. If you don’t understand something or need more help, write (include your phone number): Consumer Affairs GE Appliances Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 Write down the model and serial numbers. You’ll find them on a label inside the oven.

  • Page 3

    This microwave is not approved or tested for marine use. Do not store anything directly on top of the microwave oven surface when the oven is in operation. Do not immerse power cord or plug in water. c Keep power cord away from heated surfaces, Do not let power cord hang over edge of table or counter.

  • Page 4

    . 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.

  • Page 5: Exhaust Fan

    INSTRUCTIONS Optional Accessories Available at extra cost from your GE supplier. JX-40WH Filler Panel Kit (for model JVM142K). JX-41 Filler Panel Kit (for models JVM140K and JVM141K). JX-81A Charcoal Filter Kit for non-vented installation. This microwave oven is UL listed for...

  • Page 6: Microwaving Tips

    NEXT, if you are still not pleased, write all the details—including your phone number—to: Manager, Consumer Relations GE Appliances Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 FINALLY, if your problem is still not resolved, write: Major Appliance Consumer...

  • Page 7: Features

    FEATURES OF YOUR OWN I I J Door Handle. Pull to open door. Door must be securely latched for oven to operate. Door Latches. Window with Metal Shield. Screen allows cooking to be viewed while keeping microwaves confined in oven. Receptacle for Temperature Probe.

  • Page 8: Clock

    YOUR TOUCH CONTROL PANEL The Touch Control Panel allows you to set the oven controls with the touch of a finger. It’s designed to be easy to use and understand. When You Plug in the Oven The display panel displays “88888”, “18 POWER” and all of the oven functions.

  • Page 9

    ‘+- BEVERAGE VENT FAN Automatic Fan Feature This microwave oven has an automatic fan feature to protect it from too much heat rising from the cooktop or range beneath it. It automatically turns on at a low speed if it senses too much heat.

  • Page 10: Minute/second Timer, Delayed Cooking, Hold Time

    HOW TO USE THE M~UTE/SECO~ T~ER The Minute/Second Timer The Minute/Second Timer has 3 timing functions: It operates as a minute timer. It can be set to delay cooking. It can be used as a hold setting after defrosting. The Minute/Second Timer operates without microwave energy.

  • Page 11

    Time Cook I Time Cook allows you to microwave for a preset amount of time. Power level 10 (High) is recommended for most cooking, but you may change this for more flexibility. See the Cooking Guide. To become better acquainted with time cooking, make a cup of coffee by following the steps below.

  • Page 12: Auto Start/reminder, Add 30 Seconds

    AUTO START START~EMINDER REMINDER Step 2: Enter the time you want the oven to remind you. (Be sure your microwave oven clock shows the correct time of day. The reminder time can be setup to 12 hours later). Add 30 Seconds...

  • Page 13: Popcorn

    NOTE: of the metil sheti with the Popcorn program is NOT recommended. The Popcorn feature is designed to be used only with prepackaged microwave popcorn weighing 3.0 to 3.7 ounces. Step 1: Remove the outer wrapper from the microwave popcorn. Step 2: Open oven door and place package of popcorn in the center of the oven floor as directed by the package instructions.

  • Page 14: Power Levels

    Auto Defrost With the Auto Defrost feature, the oven automatically sets the defrosting times and power levels for you. How to Set Auto Defrost Before you begin, check the guide located at front of oven when you open the door. It shows minimum and maximum food weights for a variety of foods.

  • Page 15

    AUTO DEFROST GU~E 1. Unwrap item being defrosted. 2. Place roasts and whole poultry on trivet in microwave-safe dish. Check food for warm spots halfway through defrosting, and shield these areas with small pieces of foil. RECOMMENDED MIN.-MAX. FOODS WEIGHT Chops I 0.1 -6.Olbs.

  • Page 16: Defrosting Guide

    Time Defrost (Power Level 3) Time Defrost is designed for speedy thawing of frozen food and is 1 of the great advantages of a microwave oven. Use the Time Defrost setting to quickly thaw foods such as bread, rolls, vegetables, fruits and frozen dinners.

  • Page 17

    Questions and Answers Q. When I press START, I hear a dull, thumping noise. What is it? A. This sound is normal. It is letting you know the oven is using a power level lower than 10 (High). COO~G BY TE~EWTU~ Internal temperature is the best test of doneness for many foods.

  • Page 18

    Insert temperature probe and attach probe securely in oven wall. Close the door. Step 2: Touch TEMP TEMP COOK COO~OLD pad. ~“#p~gE, Step 3: Touch 1,6 and O for 160°F. Step 4: Touch POWER LEVEL pad. Touch 5 for POWER medium power.

  • Page 19: Quick Reheat

    The Quick Reheat feature is a short-term program to automatically reheat a beverage or previously cooked food. The oven turns off automatically after a preset amount of time. Beverage The Beverage program makes it simple to reheat a cup of hot chocolate or other beverage. Use a cup that has no metal decoration and is microwave-safe (refer to Microwaving Tips section).

  • Page 20

    AUTO~TIC ROAST~G Auto Roast uses the temperature probe to cook to the desired serving temperature. Unlike Temp Coo~old, which uses a single power level, Auto Roast uses up to 3 power settings which automatically switch during roasting, thus providing even, tender cooking results without overcooking.

  • Page 21

    Auto Roast Guide Place meats in a cooking bag in microwave-safe dish. (Refer to package instructions for proper use of cooking bag.) Food Code Beef (5 lb. max.) Tender Roast Medium Well Pork (5 lb. max.) Loin Roast Poultry (6 lb. max.) Turkey Breast (Insert probe horizontally into meatiest area.)

  • Page 22: Glossary Of Microwave Terms

    Arcing. Sparks caused by too much metal in the microwave oven or metal touching the side of the oven or foil that is not molded to food. Prick Foods to Release Pressure. Steam builds up pressure in foods that are tightly covered by a skin or membrane.

  • Page 23

    ~ATmG OR ~~AT~G GU~E NOTE: Use Power Level High (10) unless otherwise noted. Directions below are for heating or reheating already-cooked foods stored in refrigerator or at room temperature. Use microwave-safe cookware. 2. Cover most foods for fastest heating. Exceptions are some sandwiches, griddle foods and baked items.

  • Page 24

    When defrosted, food should be cool but softened in all areas. using If still slightly icy, return to microwave oven very briefly, or let such as stand a few minutes. Comments min.

  • Page 25

    Vegetables Vegetible Amount AsparaWs (frozen spears) (frozen spears) 10-oz. package Beans (fresh green) I lb. cut in half (frozen green) 1O-OZ. package (frozen lima) 10-oz. package Beets (fresh, whole) 1 bunch Broccoli (fresh cut) bunch ( 1 X to 1 X lbs.) (fresh spears) I bunch ( 1 M to 1 K 10-oz.

  • Page 26

    GU~E TO USE OF THE OVEN SHELF Use the shelf only when cooking food on 2 levels. Food microwaves best when placed directly on the oven floor. Do not store or cook with metal shelf on floor of oven. Product damage may result. Use pot holders when handling metal shelf and cookware.

  • Page 27

    Pop popcorn on the microwave oven floor only. Popcorn placed on the oven shelf will not pop properly. Use a special microwave popcorn accessory or prepackaged popcorn labeled for use in microwave ovens.

  • Page 28: Temperature Probe

    Rinse and dry or wash in dishwasher. Shelf. Your shelf accessory is designed for use in a microwave oven only; do not use in a regular oven. Do not use a browning dish with the shelf. Arcing could occur.

  • Page 29

    REMOVE SCREW unscrewing the bulbs. Replace with 40-watt incandescent bulbs (WB02X4253) available from your GE supplier. High intensitv 40-watt bulbs (40S1 lN/1), which are ~v~a~in s-upelm—tike”K”a-n-dtiar&w-tie stores, ay also be used for replacements. Raise light compartment cover and replace screw. Connect electrical power to microwave oven.

  • Page 30

    The disposable charcoal filter should be replaced when it is noticeably dirty or discolored (usually after 6 to 12 months, depending on hood usage). Order Part No. WB02X9883 from your GE supplier. DO NOT CLEAN THIS FILTER. DO NOT OPERATE YOUR HOOD WITH”OU-T-ALL...

  • Page 31

    To Remove Charcoal Filter ‘ ; ’ ’ ’ ’ ’ ’ ’ ’ ” disconnect power at main fuse or circuit breaker panel or pull plug. Remove the top grille by taking off 2 screws which hold it in place. Grasp filter and slide toward front of oven.

  • Page 32: Problem Solver

    Dimming oven light and change in blower sound occur while operating at power levels other than high. If you need more help...call, toll free: GE Answer Center QUESTIONS? A fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped. Replace or reset circuit breaker.

  • Page 33

    NOTES...

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    NOTES...

  • Page 35

    Wdll Be There With the purchase ofyour new GE appliance, receive the assurance that ifyou ever need information or assistance from GE, wdll be there. All you have to do is call—toll-free! In-Home Repair Service 80MEXARES(80M32-2737) A GE consumer service professional will provide expert repair service, scheduled at a time that’s convenient for you.

  • Page 36

    To know what your legal rights are in your state, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 PaR No. 164 D2588P226 Pub.

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