MICROWAVE OVEN Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230, or visit our website at... www.kitchenaid.com Table of Contents......................2 Model KCMS1655 W10434224A...
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.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Do not operate any heating or cooking appliance beneath the Do not store this microwave oven outdoors. Do not use microwave oven. the microwave oven near water - for example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet basement, or near a swimming Do not mount microwave oven over or near any portion of a pool, or similar locations.
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Unpacking Electrical Requirements 1. Empty the microwave oven of any packing materials. WARNING 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 dents on the interior or exterior of the microwave oven.
PARTS AND FEATURES MICROWAVE OVEN CONTROL 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.
Display Tones When power is first supplied to the microwave oven, “0:00” will Tones are audible signals that cannot be turned off. These tones appear in the display. If the “0:00” appears in the display at any indicate the following: other time, a power failure has occurred.
MICROWAVE OVEN USE A magnetron in the microwave oven produces microwaves which Cooking Guidelines 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 Covering the food, causing them to move, producing friction and heat Covering food helps retain moisture, shorten cook time and...
Cookware and Dinnerware Do Not Use Cookware and dinnerware must fit on the turntable. Always use Metal cookware and bakeware, gold, silver, pewter, non- oven mitts or pot holders when handling because any dish may approved meat thermometers, skewers, twist ties, foil liners become hot from heat transferred from the food.
Manual Cooking Favorite NOTE: To cook at 100% power, begin by touching number pads Use the FAVORITE control to program, store and recall the top to enter cook time, then touch START. 3 most frequently used manual cook programs. Each Favorite may have 1 or 2 stages (see “Cooking in Stages”...
Quick Touch Menu (sensor and non-sensor) The following menu items are preprogrammed for quick and easy cooking/reheating. For added convenience, the available/recommended amounts shown in the following chart are included on the Cooking Guide label (see “Parts and Features” for its location). MENU ITEM SERVING SIZE INSTRUCTIONS...
Weight Defrost / Timed Defrost The Weight Defrost feature’s preset programs can be used, the Timed Defrost feature can be used, or the microwave oven can be manually set to defrost. Unwrap foods and remove lids (for example, from fruit juice To Use Weight Defrost: containers) before defrosting.
MICROWAVE OVEN CARE General Cleaning 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 MICROWAVE OVEN DOOR AND EXTERIOR To avoid damage to the microwave oven cavity, do not use soap-...
TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate Turntable alternates rotation directions Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker This is normal and depends on motor rotation at beginning of tripped? cycle.
For one year from the original date of purchase, when this microwave is installed, operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, KitchenAid brand of Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada LP (hereafter “KitchenAid”) will, at its sole option, either pay for factory specified parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship or replace the product.
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 KitchenAid 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.).