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Electrolux E30MC75JPS Use & Care Manual

30" electric/microwave combination wall oven
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Use & Care Guide
30" Electric/Microwave Combination Wall Oven
318205318 Rev. B (1003)


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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide 30” Electric/Microwave Combination Wall Oven 318205318 Rev. B (1003)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information Table of contents Please read & save this guide Finding information ............2 Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new Safety ...............3-8 premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Information You Need To Know ......9-12 Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer Features..............13-16...
  • Page 3 Important Safety Instructions What you need to know about safety instructions Warning and Important Instructions appearing in this 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 a microwave.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Use extreme care when inserting a spoon or DO NOT use this product near water—for other utensil into the container. example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet If the oven light fails, consult a Electrolux basement, near a swimming pool, or similar Authorized Servicer. locations.
  • Page 5 Important Safety Instructions Recognize safety symbols, words and labels • All appliances can tip. Safety items throughout this manual are labeled • Injury to persons could result. with a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk • Install anti-tip device packed type as described below: with appliance. • See Installation Instructions. To reduce the risk of tipping of This symbol alerts you to situations that may cause the appliance.
  • Page 6 Important Safety Instructions • Protective liners—Do not use aluminum foil to IMPORTANT line the oven bottom, except as suggested in the manual. Improper installation of these liners Do not attempt to operate the appliance may result in a risk of electrical shock, or fire. during a power failure. If the power fails, always • Storage in or on Appliance—Flammable turn off the appliance.
  • Page 7 Important Safety Instructions Self cleaning ovens • Cold temperatures can damage the electronic control. When using the appliance for the first • Clean in the self-cleaning cycle only the parts time, or when the appliance has not been used listed in this Use & Care Manual. Before self for an extended period of time, be certain the cleaning the oven, remove the broiler pan and unit has been in temperatures above 32°F (0°C) any utensils or foods from the oven.
  • Page 8 Important Safety Instructions Federal Communications Commission Radio Frequency Interference 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.
  • Page 9: Safety

    Information You Need To Know About your oven This Use and Care Guide is valuable: read it on and off. It is normal for the exterior of the oven carefully and always save it for reference. to be warm to the touch when cooking or reheating. Condensation is a normal part of microwave A good microwave cookbook is a valuable asset.
  • Page 10: About Microwave Cooking

    Information You Need To Know About microwave cooking hamburgers. Large items like roasts must be • Arrange food carefully. Place thickest areas turned over at least once. towards outside of dish. • Watch cooking time. Cook for the shortest • Rearrange foods such as meatballs halfway through cooking both from top to bottom and amount of time indicated and add more as from the center of the dish to the outside.
  • Page 11 Information You Need To Know About utensils and coverings for microwave cooking It is not necessary to buy all new cookware. Many pieces already in your kitchen can be used successfully in your Convection Microwave Oven. The chart below will help you decide what utensils and coverings should be used in each mode. Utensils and Convection, Broil, High Mix/Roast Microwave Only Coverings Slow Cook Low Mix/Bake Aluminum foil YES - Small flat pieces of YES - For shielding YES - For shielding aluminum foil placed smoothly on...
  • Page 12 A microwave-safe thermometer will assist you in determining correct doneness and assure you that foods have been cooked to safe temperatures when using microwave-only cooking. Electrolux is not responsible for any damage to the oven when accessories are used.
  • Page 13: Features

    Features Oven features & options 1. Halogen interior oven lights Minimum & maximum control settings 2. Control lock Feature Min. temp Max. temp 3. Standard cooking • Bake Bake 170°F / 76°C 550°F / 288°C • Broil Bread Proof 85°F /30°C 100°F / 38°C • Convection bake • Convection roast Broil...
  • Page 14 Features Oven control display & keys 11. Oven key pads Minimum & maximum time settings • Microwave upper oven • Lower oven Feature Min. time Max. time 12. User preferences Timer 1 1 min 11 hr 59 min The following options are available under User Timer 2 1 min 11 hr 59 min Preferences:...
  • Page 15 Features Microwave convection oven features & options Auto Bake Sensor Cook Auto Cook Auto Defrost 18. Microwave Power 19. Add 30 seconds 1 Bundt Cake 1 Ground Meat 1 Pizza 1 Ground Meat 20. Help 2 Cookies 2 Baked Potato 2 Beverage 2 Steak / Chops / Fish 21.
  • Page 16 Features Your oven features Your oven features include: 1. Glass touch control panel. 2. Stainless steel micro-wave upper oven interior. 3. Micro-wave convection fan (hidden). 4. Micro-wave oven ventilation. 5. Full-width door with tinted window glass. 6. Large metal door handles. 7. Cobalt blue self-cleaning lower oven interior with halogen lighting system. 8. Convection fan & element system.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    Getting Started Setting clock at power up Timers You will be prompted to enter the time of day in the The two timers provided with the oven control serve as extra reminders in the kitchen. When a event of a power failure or when you first provide electric power to your appliance.
  • Page 18: Control Lock & Oven Lights

    Getting Started Changing settings Control lock Software controls the micro and lower ovens The control lock will lock the oven controls and the so that both may be set to operate at the same lower oven door. Once locked, the lower oven light time with unique settings. It is very important to will not switch from on to off or off to on.
  • Page 19: Settings For Best Results

    Setting for Best Results Lower oven rack supports & oven vents Installing Oven Rack Supports Oven Rack Positions This oven is equipped with ladder rack supports with 8 positions to accommodate precisely every mode of cooking. Rack Always install oven rack support before turning positions on the oven (when the oven is cool).
  • Page 20: Settings For Best Results

    Setting for Best Results Removing and replacing Installing standard oven extendable oven racks racks Always arrange the oven racks when the oven is Always arrange the oven racks when the oven is cool (prior to operating the oven). cool (prior to operating the oven). Always use oven mitts when using the oven.
  • Page 21: Setting Microwave Controls

    Setting Microwave Controls Time cooking Manual defrost Your Microwave Oven can be programmed for If the food that you wish to defrost is not listed on 99 minutes 59 seconds (99.59). Always enter the the Defrost chart (page 26) or is above or below seconds after the minutes, even if they are both the limits in the “Amount” column on the Defrost zeros. chart , you need to defrost manually.
  • Page 22: Sensor Modes

    Setting Microwave Controls Sensor Modes Covering Foods: Some foods cook better when covered. Use the The sensor is a semi-conductor device that detects cover recommended in the food charts. the vapor (moisture and humidity) emitted from the Casserole lid. food as it heats. The sensor adjusts the cooking times and power level for various foods and Plastic wrap: Use plastic wrap recommended for quantities.
  • Page 23: Sensor Cook Chart

    Setting Microwave Controls Sensor Cook chart Food Amount Procedure 1. Ground Meat 0.25 - 2.00 lb Use this setting to cook ground beef or turkey as patties or in a casserole to be added to other ingredients. Place patties on a microwave-safe rack and cover with wax paper.
  • Page 24: Auto Cook

    Setting Microwave Controls Popcorn Auto Cook Your oven has convenient pads to assist with You can cook popcorn by touching a quick pad meal preparation. The Auto Cook settings will (popcorn). You don't need to calculate cooking automatically compute the correct cooking time time or power level.
  • Page 25: Auto Cook Chart

    Setting Microwave Controls Auto Cook chart Food Amount Default Procedure 1. Pizza 1 - 6 slices 1 slice Use this setting to reheat refrigerated leftover pizza, 1 slice is (6 - 8 oz) approximately 1/8th of a 12-inch pizza or 1/12th of a 16-inch pizza.
  • Page 26: Auto Defrost

    Setting Microwave Controls Auto Defrost Auto Defrost automatically defrosts all the foods NOTES found in the Auto Defrost chart below. • Suppose you want to defrost a 2.0 pound steak. To defrost other food or foods above or below Example the weights allowed on the Defrost chart, use time and 30% power. See Manual defrost.
  • Page 27: Reheat

    Setting Microwave Controls Reheat • Suppose you want to heat 2 fresh rolls or muffins. The reheat pad includes two different way of reheating your favorite meals. Example The sensor reheat detects the vapor (moisture and Step Press humidity) emitted from the food as it heats. The sensor adjusts the reheat times and power level for 1. Press MICRO OVEN various foods and quantities.
  • Page 28: Convection Modes

    Setting Microwave Controls Preheat and Cook with This section gives you specific convection cooking instructions and procedures. Convection The oven should not be used without the turntable in place, and it should never be restricted so that it Your oven can be programmed to combine pre- cannot rotate.
  • Page 29: Convection Broil

    Setting Microwave Controls Convection Broil Use convection broil setting for steaks, chops, NOTES chicken pieces and many other foods. Only actual cooking time is entered; the temperature is set at 450˚F and cannot be changed. The oven will reach the broil temperature in 7 to 10 minutes depending on temperature of room • Suppose you want to broil a steak for 15 minutes.
  • Page 30: Auto Cooking

    Setting Microwave Controls Auto Bake auto bake automatically bakes cakes, brownies, NOTES muffins and French fries. • Suppose you want to bake a bundt cake. Auto Bake can be programmed with More/Less Example Time Adjustment. See corresponding section. Step Press 1. Press MICRO OVEN. The oven cabinet, cavity, door, turntable, turntable 2.
  • Page 31: Auto Roast

    Setting Microwave Controls Auto Roast auto roast automatically roasts chicken, turkey, NOTES turkey breast or pork. • Suppose you want to roast a 2.5 pound chicken. 1. Auto Roast can be programmed with More/Less Example Time Adjustment. See corresponding section. Step Press 2. Should you attempt to enter more or less than the allowed amount, an error beep will 1.
  • Page 32: Auto Broil

    Setting Microwave Controls Auto Broil auto broil automatically broils hamburgers, chicken NOTES pieces, steaks and fish steaks. • Suppose you want to broil 2 hamburgers. 1. Auto Broil can be programmed with More/ Example Less Time Adjustment. See corresponding section. Step Press 2.
  • Page 33: Multi Stage Cooking

    Setting Microwave Controls Multi Stage Preheat Your oven can be programmed for up to 3 automatic Your oven can be programmed to preheat. This cooking sequences, switching from one power level feature is preset at 350˚F. The temperature can be setting to another automatically. changed to from 100˚F to 450˚F. Sometimes cooking directions tell you to start on one • Suppose you want to preheat to 375˚F.
  • Page 34: Auto Mix Cooking

    Setting Microwave Controls Automatic Mix Cooking To Cook with Automatic Mix This oven has two pre-programmed settings that • Suppose you want to bake a cake for 25 minutes make it easy to cook with both convection heat and on low mix bake. microwave automatically. Example Oven Microwave Step Press temperature power...
  • Page 35 Setting Microwave Controls Add 30 Seconds More or less time adjustment add 30 seconds provides a convenient way to extend Should you discover that you like any of the Sensor cooking time by 30 seconds while the oven timer is Modes, Auto Cook, Auto Reheat or Auto Defrost counting down.
  • Page 36: Rapid Preheat

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About rapid preheat Use the rapid preheat option on single rack NOTE baking to quickly bring the lower oven to baking temperature. You may press CANCEL at any time when The rapid preheat option may be set with the setting the control or during the cooking process. following cooking features: • Bake To add or change any cook settings after this...
  • Page 37: Bake

    Setting Oven Lower Controls About baking in lower oven If your recipe requires a different baking temperature than the auto-suggested (default) Use the bake feature to cook most food items that temperature (example below shows lower oven require normal cooking temperatures. temperature set for 425°F/ 218°C ) : Bake may be set with the following options: • Rapid preheat...
  • Page 38: Using Cook Time

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Using cook duration in lower oven Adding a cook duration when baking is beneficial See example below to set the lower oven for bake, when a recipe requires a specific temperature and starting immediately with preheating to the auto- period of time to cook. Following the recipe cook suggest (default) setting of 350°F (176°C) and duration helps insure the best possible results.
  • Page 39: Setting Lower Oven Controls

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Using cook duration with end time in lower oven See example below to set the lower oven with pre- Adding a cook duration along with a specific end heating for bake at 375°F (176°C) for 50 minutes time gives the same benefits as the cook duration and to automatically shut-off at 5:30: option in addition to controlling exactly when the cooking process will begin and end.
  • Page 40: Broil

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Broiling in lower oven Setting broil Use the broil feature to cook meats that require See example below to set broil for the lower oven direct exposure to radiant heat for optimum starting immediately with the auto-suggest (default) browning results.
  • Page 41: Broil

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Setting broil The broil pan insert (if equipped) contains slots that allows grease from the meat to drain into the broil pan. Place prepared meat on broil pan insert and then place onto broiler pan as shown -Fig. 1-. Recommended broiling times Use the broiling table -Fig.
  • Page 42: Convection Bake

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About convection bake Setting convection bake Convection bake is part of the Perfect-Convect³™ The following temperature settings apply to the system. Convection bake uses a fan to circulate conv bake feature: the oven heat evenly and continuously. The • Auto-suggest (default) setting: 350°F/176°C improved heat distribution allows for even cooking • Min. bake setting : 170°F / 76°C with excellent results. Multiple rack cooking may slightly increase cook times for some foods, but the...
  • Page 43: Using Convection Convert

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Using convection convert Setting convection convert The conv convert option allows you to convert any See the example below to set conv bake, starting normal baking recipe using the convection bake immediately with the auto-suggest (default) setting feature.
  • Page 44: Convection Roast

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About convection roast Setting convection roast How convection roast works See example below to set convection roast to start immediately with the auto-suggest (default) setting: Convection roast is part of the Perfect-Convect³™ system. Convection roast combines a cook cycle Example with the convection fan and element to rapidly roast meats and poultry.
  • Page 45: Convection Roast

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Roasting recommendations Roasting rack instructions When preparing meats for convection roasting, you Roasting rack may use the broiler pan, insert and the roasting rack supplied with your appliance. The broiler pan will catch grease spills and the insert will help prevent grease splatters. The roasting rack fits on top of the insert allowing the heated air to circulate Insert...
  • Page 46 Setting Lower Oven Controls About the probe function Checking the internal temperature of your food is IMPORTANT the most effective way of insuring that your food has been properly cooked. When cooking meat such as roasts, hams or poultry you can use the • Use only the probe supplied with your probe to check the internal temperature without any appliance;...
  • Page 47: Probe

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Setting the probe See the example below to set the probe target By the default, your oven will adjust to the warm temperature to180°F/82°C when using the oven setting once the probe has reached the set convection roast feature with oven set temperature temperature. for 325°F/162°C. NOTE Example •...
  • Page 48: Convection Broil

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About convection broiling Setting convection broil Convection broiling is part of the Perfect- See example below to set conv broil for the lower Convect³™ system. Use the conv broil feature oven to start immediately with the auto-suggest to cook thicker cuts of meats that require direct (default) setting.
  • Page 49: Warm Oven

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About warm oven Setting warm oven Use the warm oven feature to keep hot foods See example below to set warm oven for the lower warm. Warm oven may be set with the following oven to start immediately with the auto-suggest options: (default) setting.
  • Page 50: Slow Cook

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About slow cook Setting slow cook See the example below to set a slow cook on Lo. The slow cook feature may be used to cook foods more slowly at lower oven temperatures. The cooking results will be like that of a Slow Cooker or Example Crock-Pot.
  • Page 51: Dehydrate

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About dehydrate Setting dehydrate The dehydrate feature dries with heat from See the example below to set dehydrate at the the convection element. The heat is circulated default temperature of 120°F. throughout the oven by the convection fan. Use dehydrate to dry and/or preserve foods such as Example fruits, vegetables, herbs and very thin slices of...
  • Page 52: Defrost

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About defrost Setting defrost See the example below to set defrost. Use the defrost feature to thaw small portions of delicate items such as cream cakes, frozen cream pies and cheesecake at room temperature. While Example in the defrost mode, the convection fan will operate Step Press...
  • Page 53: Bread Proof

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About bread proof Setting bread proof See example below to set bread proof for 85°F / The bread proof feature maintains a warm 30°C. environment useful for rising yeast-leavened products. Example Bread proof may be set in conjunction with the Step Press following feature: • My favorite 1.
  • Page 54 Setting Lower Oven Controls About my favorite Recalling a favorite You may store up to 3 of your most frequently used Example heat settings and cooking times, for the lower oven. These keys will light in the display when they are Step Press available for setting or recalling.
  • Page 55: Multi Stage Cooking

    Setting Lower Oven Controls About multi stage Multi stage will allow you to program up to 3 stages Example for 2 stages of cooking. Each stage may be programmed with a cooking feature, set temperature and a cook time. Step Press Multi stage is ideal when you want to add a keep warm after a cooking function. Stage 2 The following functions may be set with multi stage: 8.
  • Page 56: Setting Multi Stage

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Setting multi stage See the example to program a multi stage feature Example for 3 stages for a casserole. For stage 1, bake at 350°F for 1 hr. For stage 2, to brown, broil for at 500°F for 4 Step Press minutes.
  • Page 57: Sabbath Mode

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Sabbath mode It is recommended that any oven temperature This appliance provides special settings for use modification made within an active Sabbath mode when observing the Jewish Sabbath/Holidays. This be followed with 2 presses of the START key. This mode will turn off all audible tones or visual display will insure the oven remains ON even if an attempt changes normally provided by the oven control.
  • Page 58: Setting Sabbath Mode

    Setting Lower Oven Controls Setting Sabbath mode Canceling Sabbath mode The example below shows setting the oven to The example below shows how to cancel the observe the Sabbath (and Jewish holidays). Sabbath mode. Example Example Step Press Step Press 1.
  • Page 59: Setting Your Preferences

    Setting Your Preferences User preferences Setting clock display The clock display mode allows you to turn the key controls options for preferences. The clock display on or off. display will show a digital abbreviation and a value for every preference each time a key is pressed See the example below to change the clock display one at a time.
  • Page 60: Setting 12 Or 24 Hour Mode

    Setting Your Preferences Setting 12 or 24 hour mode Changing between F° or C° Your control has the ability to display and set The clock display mode allows you to choose Fahrenheit or Celsius temperatures. The factory between 12 and 24 hour mode. The factory preset clock display mode is 12 hour.
  • Page 61: Setting 12Hr Energy Saving Mode

    Setting Your Preferences Setting 12hr energy saving Setting audio mode mode The audio mode allows you to control the audio for the oven control. You may turn the audio off and The oven control has a factory preset built-in 12 later return to operating with all the normal audible hour energy saving feature that will shut off the sounds and alerts.
  • Page 62: Adjusting Oven Temperature

    Setting Your Preferences Adjusting oven temperature Factory default reset User preference offset You may choose to restore your factory settings. This will erase all settings or favorites that you Your appliance has been factory calibrated and have saved. tested to ensure an accurate baking temperature. See the example below to reset your control.
  • Page 63: User Preferences Chart

    Setting Your Preferences User preferences chart The following chart will help you navigate through the user preferences. User Preferences Options Preference 1st option 2nd option Setting clock Clock display 12 or 24 hour mode F° or C° 12hr energy save mode Audio mode User Programmable Offset Reset to factory...
  • Page 64 Lower Oven Self-Clean Before starting self-clean A self-cleaning oven automatically cleans with high temperatures that are well above those used for normal cooking. The self-clean feature eliminates During the self-clean cycle, the outside of the soils completely or reduces them to a fine appliance can become very hot to the touch. powdered ash that you can later easily wipe away DO NOT leave small children unattended near with a damp cloth.
  • Page 65: Lower Oven Self-Clean

    Lower Oven Self-Clean Setting self-clean Setting delayed self-clean The clean feature provides 3 different choices for You may wish to set your appliance to perform a self-cleaning the lower oven. Set the clean for lite self-clean cycle sometime later (up to 12 hours (2 hrs), med (3 hrs) or heavy soils (4 hrs).
  • Page 66: Lower Oven Care & Cleaning

    Lower Oven Care and Cleaning Cleaning Recommendations Surface Type Cleaning Recommendation • Aluminum (trim pieces) & vinyl Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. • Painted and plastic control knobs For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and built-up grease, • Body parts, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil.
  • Page 67 Lower Oven Care and Cleaning Cleaning Recommendations Surface Type Cleaning Recommendation • Oven racks Oven racks must be removed. Clean by using a mild, abrasive cleaner following manufacturer’s instructions. Rinse with clean water and dry. • Oven door Use soap & water to thoroughly clean the top, sides and front of the oven door. Rinse well. You may use a glass cleaner on the outside glass of the oven door.
  • Page 68: Oven Door Removal

    Lower Oven Care and Cleaning The oven door with Luxury- Hold™ hinges • To prevent possible burns, do not attempt to remove the oven door until the oven has completely cooled. • To avoid possible injury to hands when removing or replacing the oven door, follow the instructions below carefully and always hold the oven door with hands positioned away from the door hinge area...
  • Page 69 Lower Oven Care and Cleaning The oven door with Luxury- Hold™ hinges To replace the Lift-Off oven door 1. Firmly grasp the oven door along both sides just below the door handle. When positioning the door hinge arms with the door hinge slots in the oven frame, you may wish to use your knee to stabilize the door before attempting to insert the door hinge arms in the hinge slots -Fig.
  • Page 70: Changing Oven Lights

    Lower Oven Care and Cleaning Special door care instructions Changing lower oven lights IMPORTANT Most oven doors contain glass that can • Be sure the appliance is unplugged and all break. Read the following recommendations: parts are COOL before replacing oven light. Wear a leather-faced glove for protection • Do not close the oven door until all the interior against possible broken glass or burns.
  • Page 71: Microwave Care & Cleaning

    Microwave Care and Cleaning Disconnect the power cord before cleaning or leave the door open to inactivate the oven during cleaning. Exterior Waveguide Cover Clean the outside with mild soap and water; rinse and The waveguide cover is made from mica so requires dry with a soft cloth. Do not use any type of household special care.
  • Page 72 Solutions to Common Oven Problems Before you call for service, review the following list. It may save you time & expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. Before you call Problem Solution • Place oven rack in center of oven. Place a level on Faulty Installation the oven rack. Contact installing agent if rack and cabinet cutout flooring are not level.
  • Page 73: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Oven Problems Before you call Problem Solution Soil not completely removed after • Failure to clean bottom, from top of oven, frame of self-cleaning cycle is completed oven or door area outside oven seal. These areas are not in the self-cleaning area, but get hot enough to burn on residue.
  • Page 74: Baking Problems

    Solutions to Common Oven Problems Baking problems For best cooking results pre-heat the oven when baking cookies, breads, cakes, pies or pastries, etc... There is no need to preheat the oven for roasting meats or baking casseroles. The cooking times and temperatures needed to bake a product may vary slightly from your previous appliance.
  • Page 75: Microwave Service Call Check

    If “NO” is the answer to any of the above ques- NOTE tions, please check electrical outlet, fuse and/ or circuit breaker. If they are functioning prop- erly, CONTACT YOUR NEAREST ELECTROLUX If time appearing in the display is counting AUTHORIZED SERVICER. down very rapidly, check Demonstration Mode and cancel.
  • Page 76: Warranty

    Major Appliance Warranty Information Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used, and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.

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