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Electrolux 316902458 Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Over the Range Microwave Oven
316902458 (January 2011)



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Over the Range Microwave Oven 316902458 (January 2011)
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new appliance.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    9. This appliance should be serviced only by qualified service personnel. Contact nearest Electrolux Authorized Servicer for examination, repair or adjustment. 10. Do not cover or block any openings on the appli- ance.
  • Page 5: Unpacking And Examing Your Oven

    If there is any damage, do not operate the oven and contact your dealer or ELECTROLUX AUTHORIZED SERVICER. See Installation Instructions for more details.
  • Page 6: Grounding Instructions

    1. If you have any questions about the grounding or electri- cal instructions, consult a qualified electrician or service person. 2. Neither Electrolux nor the dealer can accept any liability for damage to the oven or personal injury resulting from failure to observe the correct electrical connection procedures.
  • Page 7: Information You Need To Know

    The turntable will turn both clockwise and counterclockwise. ALWAYS have food in the Microwave Oven when it is on to absorb the microwave energy. When using the oven at power levels below 100%, you may hear the magnetron cycling on and off.
  • Page 8: About Safety

    Don’t assume that because a child has mastered one cooking skill he/she can cook everything. Children need to learn that the microwave oven is not a toy. See page 27 for Child Lock feature.
  • Page 9: About Food

    INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW About Food Food Eggs, • Puncture egg yolks before cooking to sausages, prevent “explosion”. nuts, seeds, • Pierce skins of potatoes, apples, fruits & squash, hot dogs and sausages so vegetables that steam escapes. Popcorn •...
  • Page 10: About Utensils And Coverings

    A microwave-safe thermometer will assist you in determining cor- rect doneness and assure you that foods have been cooked to safe temperatures. Electrolux is not responsible for any damage to the oven when accessories are used.
  • Page 11: Part Names

    3 Waveguide cover: DO NOT REMOVE. 4 Turntable motor shaft 5 Microwave oven light It will light when microwave oven is operating or door is open. 6 Rack holders 7 Safety door latches The microwave oven will not operate unless the door is securely closed.
  • Page 12: Control Panel

    CONTROL PANEL Words in the lower portion of the display will light to indicate what function is in progress. 18-19 20-21 13, 28 indicates pages on which there are feature descriptions and usage information. Number next to the control panel illustration 27-28 18-19...
  • Page 13: Before Operating

    After cooking or reheating, stir if possible. Using a lower power level will assist in better cooking and reheating uniformity. Avoid: • Storing the rack in the microwave oven when not in use. • Popping popcorn with the rack in the microwave oven.
  • Page 14: Manual Operation

    MANUAL OPERATION Time Cooking Your Over the Range Microwave Oven can be programmed for 99 minutes 99 seconds (99.99). Always enter the seconds after the minutes, even if they are both zeros. • Suppose you want to cook for 5 minutes at 100%.
  • Page 15: Manual Defrost

    Manual Defrost If the food that you wish to defrost is not listed on the Defrost chart or is above or below the limits in the Amount column on the Defrost chart (see page 26), you need to defrost manually. You can defrost any frozen food, either raw or previously cooked, by using Power Level for 30% Follow the exact 3-step procedure found under To...
  • Page 16: Sensor Cook

    SENSOR MODES SENSOR MODES has 6 functions, such as Sensor Cook, popcorn, fresh veggies, frozen veggies, baked potato and sensor reheat. NOTES 1. SENSOR MODES can be programmed with More or Less Time Adjustment. Touch the power level pad once or twice before cook- ing is started.
  • Page 17: Sensor Cook Chart

    Sensor Cook chart Food Amount 6 - 17 oz 1. Frozen Entrees 170 - 480 g 0.25 - 2.0 lb 2. Ground Meat 0.2 - 0.9 kg 0.5 - 2.0 cups Place rice into a deep casserole dish and add double quantity of 3.
  • Page 18: Popcorn Chart

    SENSOR MODES Popcorn/Fresh Veggies/Frozen Veggies/Baked Potato/ Sensor Reheat <Popcorn・Fresh Veggies> • Suppose you want to cook popcorn. Step <Regular> Touch the popcorn pad once. <Snack> Touch the popcorn pad twice. NOTES 1. Fresh veggies can be selected by touching the pad once or twice depending on Soft or Hard. See Fresh Veggies chart on page 19.
  • Page 19: Fresh Veggies Chart

    Fresh Veggies chart Food 1. Fresh Vegetables, soft 0.25 - 2.0 lb, 0.2 - 0.9 kg Broccoli 0.25 - 2.0 lb, 0.2 - 0.9 kg Brussels sprouts 0.25 - 2.0 lb, 0.2 - 0.9 kg Cabbage 0.25 - 2.0 lb, 0.2 - 0.9 kg Cauliflower (flowerets) 0.25 - 2.0 lb, 0.2 - 0.9 kg Cauliflower (whole)
  • Page 20: Auto Modes

    AUTO MODES AUTO MODES has 6 functions, such as auto cook, keep warm, melt/soften, snacks, auto reheat and auto defrost. NOTES 1. AUTO MODES except keep warm can be pro- grammed with More or Less Time Adjustment. Touch the power level pad once or twice before cooking is started.
  • Page 21: Dinner Recipes

    (recipes serve 6) <Dinner Recipes 5. CHICKEN AND RICE Place in a 3 quart casserole: package (5 - 8 ounces) yellow rice mix with flavor packet cups chicken broth Stir well and cover. Touch the auto cook pad, number 5 and touch the START add 30 sec pad. At pause, stir well and add: cup frozen peas red pepper, diced...
  • Page 22: Keep Warm

    AUTO MODES Keep Warm Keep warm allows you to keep food warm for 30 minutes at the maximum. Direct use • Suppose you want to keep a cup of soup warm for 30 minutes. Procedure Step 1. Touch the keep warm pad.
  • Page 23: Melt, Soften

    Melt, Soften Melt, soften automatically computes the correct heating time and microwave power level for melting and softening foods shown in the chart. There are 4 foods (butter, chocolate, ice cream and cream cheese) under the melt, soften. <Butter, Chocolate, Ice cream, Cream cheese> •...
  • Page 24: Snacks

    AUTO MODES Snacks Snacks are for cooking/heating foods that take a short amount of time! There are 7 foods (frozen mw pizza, hand held snacks (3-4 oz / 0.085-0.113 kg), hand held snacks (5-6 oz / 0.142-0.17 kg), chicken nuggets, hot dogs, frozen kid's meal and pizza) under the snacks.
  • Page 25: Auto Reheat

    Auto Reheat There are 4 foods (fresh rolls/muffins, frozen rolls/muffins, pasta and beverage) under the auto reheat. <Fresh Rolls/Muffins, Frozen Rolls/Muffins, Pasta, Beverage> • Suppose you want to reheat 2 fresh muffins with auto reheat. Auto Reheat chart Food Amount 1.
  • Page 26: Auto Defrost

    AUTO MODES Auto Defrost There are 6 foods (ground meat, stakes/chops/fish, chicken pieces, roast, casserole and soup) under the auto defrost. Auto defrost automatically defrosts all the foods found in the Defrost chart below. <Ground Meat, Steaks/Chops/Fish, Chicken Pieces, Roast, Casserole, Soup> •...
  • Page 27: Convenient Features

    User Pref User pref provides 4 features that make using your oven easy because specific instructions are provided in the interactive display. 1. Child Lock The Child Lock prevents unwanted oven operation such as by small children. The oven can be set so that the control panel is deactivated or locked.
  • Page 28: Multiple Sequence Cooking

    CONVENIENT FEATURES 4. Language Selection The oven comes set for English and U.S. Customary Unit- pounds. Your oven can be selected 3 Languages, English, Spanish or French, and 2 units, pounds or kilograms for each language. To change, touch the user pref pad and number 4.
  • Page 29: Timer

    Timer You can easily use Timer function as independent kitchen timer or while using microwave for cooking. • Suppose you want to time a 3-minute long distance phone call. Procedure Step 1. Touch the timer on-off pad. 2. Enter time. 3.
  • Page 30: Cleaning And Care

    WAVEGUIDE COVER The waveguide cover is located on the ceiling in the microwave oven cavity. It is made from mica so requires special care. Keep the waveguide cover clean to assure good microwave oven performance. Carefully wipe with a damp cloth any food spatters from the surface of the cover immediately after they occur.
  • Page 31 Louver, are used for nonvented, recirculated instal- lation. The filter should be changed every 6 to 12 months depending on use. 1. Disconnect power to the microwave oven at the circuit breaker panel or by unplugging. 2. Remove three Houver Louver Screws.
  • Page 32: Service Call Check

    If “NO” is the answer to any of the above ques- tions, please check electrical outlet, fuse and/ or circuit breaker. If they are functioning prop- erly, CONTACT YOUR NEAREST ELECTROLUX AUTHORIZED SERVICER. A microwave oven should never be serviced by a “do-it-yourself”...
  • Page 33: Specifications

    Output Power:* Frequency: Outside Dimensions (including handle): Cavity Dimensions: Microwave Oven Capacity***: Weight: * The International Electrotechnical Commission’s standardized method for measuring output wattage. This test method is widely recognized. ** This is the classification of ISM (Industrial, Scientific and Medical) equipment described in the Interna- tional Standard CISPR11.
  • Page 34: Warranty Informations

    WARRANTY INFORMATIONS 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.
  • Page 36 For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For online support and internet product information: ©2008 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta Georgia 30917, USA All right reserved. Printed in the Thailand TINSEB306WRRZ-EL01...