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Whirlpool WMC20005 Use & Care Manual

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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...
www.whirlpool.com
Table of Contents ....................................... 2
Model WMC20005
W10389942B

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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... www.whirlpool.com Table of Contents ... 2 Model WMC20005 W10389942B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS MICROWAVE OVEN SAFETY...3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...4 Unpacking ...4 Location Requirements...4 Electrical Requirements ...5 PARTS AND FEATURES...5 Turntable ...5 MICROWAVE OVEN CONTROL...6 Display...6 Start ...6 Cancel/Off ...6 Add 30 Seconds...6 Clock ...7 Timer...7 Tones...7 Control Lock...7 MICROWAVE OVEN USE ...8 Food Characteristics...8 Cooking Guidelines ...8 Cookware and Dinnerware ...9...
  • 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: Installation Instructions

    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 convection, combination, grill or “PAN BROWN”...
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock. Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
  • Page 6: Microwave Oven Control

    Display When power is first supplied to the microwave oven, “:” will appear in the display. If the “:” appears in the display at any other time, a power failure has occurred. Reset the clock if needed. While the microwave oven is being programmed, the display shows cooking power, quantities, weights and/or prompts.
  • Page 7: Clock

    Clock This is a standard 12-hour clock (12:00-11:59). To Set: The microwave oven must be off. 1. Touch and hold CLOCK (TIMER/CLOCK) pad for 3 seconds to enter Clock mode. The “hour” digit will flash. 2. Touch [+] or [–] pad repeatedly until the desired hour is displayed (1 to 12).
  • 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 Cook time may be set in the following increments, in minutes and seconds: INCREMENT TIME SETING 0:05 0:05 to 1:00 0:15 1:15 to 3:00 0:30 3:30 to 6:00 1:00 7:00 to 30:00 To Use: 1. Place food on the turntable and close the door. 2.
  • Page 11: Reheat

    Reheat The microwave oven’s Reheat feature can be used or the microwave oven can be manually set to reheat. Reheat time may be set in the following increments, in minutes and seconds: INCREMENT TIME SETING 0:05 0:05 to 1:00 0:15 1:15 to 3:00 0:30 3:30 to 6:00...
  • Page 12: 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 13: 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 14: Assistance Or Service

    Yellow Pages. ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE 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 15: Warranty

    3. The consultant will advise whether the microwave qualifies for repair or replacement. 4. In the event of repair, you may be directed to forward the product to a Whirlpool designated service center. You are responsible for insurance and freight to the designated service center. Please include your name and address on a piece of paper, along with a copy of the proof of purchase (register receipt, charge slip, etc.).
  • Page 16 W10389942B SP W10389944B © 2011 Whirlpool Corporation. All rights reserved. Dealer name____________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________ Phone number __________________________________________________ Model number __________________________________________________ Serial number __________________________________________________ Purchase date __________________________________________________ ® Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A. 3/11 Printed in China...

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