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Whirlpool GT4175 Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool GT4175 Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool corporation microwave oven use & care guide


Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance,
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  • Page 1 ® MICROWAVE OVEN Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301. or visit our website at... Table of Contents ... 2 Model GT4175 W10178096A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS MICROWAVE OVEN SAFETY...3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...5 Unpacking ...5 Location Requirements...5 Electrical Requirements ...5 PARTS AND FEATURES...6 Turntable ...6 MICROWAVE OVEN CONTROL...6 Display...6 Start ...7 JET START™ Feature ...7 Off...7 Clock ...7 Tones...7 Timer...7 Control Lock...7 Demo Mode...7 Options ...7 MICROWAVE OVEN USE ...8 Food Characteristics...8...
  • Page 3: Microwave Oven Safety

    MICROWAVE OVEN SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 4: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To Excessive Microwave Energy

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ■ Do not operate any heating or cooking appliance beneath the microwave oven. ■ Do not mount microwave oven over or near any portion of a heating or cooking appliance. ■ Do not use paper products when appliance is operated in the “PAN BROWN”...
  • Page 5: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Unpacking 1. Empty the microwave oven of any packing materials. 2. Clean the inside with a soft, damp cloth. 3. Check for damage, such as: ■ a door that is not lined up correctly ■ damage around the door, or ■...
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES This manual may cover several different models. The model you have purchased may have some or all of the features shown here. The appearance of your particular model may differ slightly from the illustrations in this manual. A.
  • Page 7: Start

    Start The START pad begins any function. If non-sensor cooking is interrupted, touching START will resume the preset cycle. Touching START will not resume an interrupted sensor cycle. JET START™ Feature The JET START control (START pad) automatically starts the microwave oven at 100% power for 30 seconds, and adds 30 seconds of cook time, up to 3 minutes, then 1 minute of cook time, up to 10 minutes with each additional touch of the control.
  • Page 8: Microwave Oven Use

    A magnetron in the microwave oven produces microwaves which reflect off the metal floor, walls and ceiling and pass through the turntable and appropriate cookware to the food. Microwaves are attracted to and absorbed by fat, sugar and water molecules in the food, causing them to move, producing friction and heat which cooks the food.
  • Page 9: Cookware And Dinnerware

    Cookware and Dinnerware Cookware and dinnerware must fit on the turntable. Always use oven mitts or pot holders when handling because any dish may become hot from heat transferred from the food. Do not use cookware and dinnerware with gold or silver trim. Use the following chart as a guide, then test before using.
  • Page 10: Manual Cooking

    Manual Cooking To Use: 1. Place food on the turntable and close the door. 2. Touch COOK TIME. “STAGE 1 ENTER COOK TIME” will scroll across display. Enter the length of time to cook. If cooking with 100% power, skip Step 3. 3.
  • Page 11: Sensor Cook

    Sensor Cook The sensor in the microwave oven detects humidity released from the food and automatically sets a cooking time based on the selected food category. Use the following chart as a guide. FOOD QUANTITY/INSTRUCTIONS Baked 1-4 medium, 10-13 oz (283-369 g) each/ Potatoes Pierce each one several times with a fork.
  • Page 12: Auto Defrost

    Auto Defrost The Auto Defrost feature’s preset programs can be used or the microwave oven can be manually set to defrost. ■ Unwrap foods and remove lids (for example, from fruit juice containers) before defrosting. ■ Shallow packages will defrost more quickly than deep blocks. ■...
  • Page 13: Microwave Oven Care

    IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the microwave oven is cool. Always follow label instructions on cleaning products. Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested unless otherwise noted. MICROWAVE OVEN CAVITY To avoid damage to the microwave oven cavity, do not use soap- filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty washcloths or some recycled paper towels.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate ■ Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician.
  • Page 15: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool Corporation with any questions or concerns at: Whirlpool Brand Home Appliances Customer eXperience Center...
  • Page 16: Warranty

    Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada LP (hereafter “Whirlpool”) will pay for Factory Specified Parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States or Canada and applies only when the major appliance is used in the country in which it was purchased.

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