Electrolux EI30MO45GS Use & Care Manual

Electrolux microwave oven use & care guide
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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Microwave Oven Guía de Uso y Cuidado Horno de microondas Mode d’emploi et d’entretien Four À Micro-ondes TINSEB488MRR0...
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    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. We view your purchase as the beginning of a relationship. To ensure our ability to continue serving you, please use this page to record important product information. Keep a record for quick reference Questions? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-387) For online support and Internet production information visit http://www.electroluxusa.com PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE (a) Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door open since open-door operation can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlocks. (b) Do not place any object between the oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue to accumulate on sealing surfaces. (c) Do not operate the oven if it is damaged. It is particularly important that the oven door close properly and that there is no damage to the: (1) door (bent), (2) hinges and latches (broken or loosened), (3) door seals and sealing surfaces.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information ... Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure to Excessive Microwave Energy ... Table of Contents ... Important Safety Instructions ... Unpacking and Installation Instruction ... Grounding Instructions ... Information You Need to Know ... 7-10 About your oven ... About microwave cooking ... About safety ... About children and the microwave ...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    7. As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary when used by children. 8. Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly or if it has been damaged or dropped. 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 appliance. 11. Do not store or use this appliance outdoors. Do not use this product near water—for example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, or similar locations.
  • Page 5: Unpacking And Installation Instruction

    Unpacking and Examining Your Oven 1. Remove all packing materials from inside the oven cavity. DO NOT REMOVE THE WAVEGUIDE COVER, which is located on the right cavity wall. Read enclosures and SAVE this Use and Care Guide. 2. Remove the feature sticker, if there is one, from the outside of the door. Check the oven for any damage, such as misaligned or bent door, damaged door seals and sealing surfaces, broken or loose door hinges and latches and dents inside the cavity or on the door. If there is any damage, do not operate the oven and con- tact your dealer or ELECTROLUX AUTHORIZED SERVICER. Choosing a Location for Your Microwave Oven Your oven can be built into a cabinet or wall by itself or above any electric wall oven or warming drawer using built-in kit models EI27MO45TK for microwave oven model EI27MO45GS and EI30MO45TK for microwave oven model EI30MO45GS.
  • Page 6: Grounding Instructions

    A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce risk of becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. DO NOT USE AN EXTEN- SION CORD. NOTES: 1. If you have any questions about the grounding or electrical instruc- tions, consult a qualified electrician or serviceperson. 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. Radio or TV Interference Should there be any interference caused by the microwave oven to your radio or TV, check that the microwave oven is on a different electrical circuit, relocate the radio or TV as far away from the oven as feasible or check position and signal of receiving antenna.
  • Page 7: Information You Need To Know

    Information You Need To Know About your oven This Use and Care Guide is valuable: read it carefully and always save it for reference. A good microwave cookbook is a valuable asset. Check it for microwave cooking principles, tech- niques, hints and recipes. NEVER use the Microwave Oven without the turntable and support nor turn the turntable over so that a large dish could be placed in the oven. The turntable will turn both clockwise and counterclockwise.
  • Page 8: About Safety

    Information You Need To Know About safety • Check foods to see that they are cooked to the United States Department of Agriculture’s recom- mended temperatures. Temp 160˚F For fresh pork, ground meat, bone- less white poultry, fish, seafood, egg dishes and frozen prepared food. 165˚F For leftover, ready-to-reheat refriger- ated, and deli and carry-out “fresh” food. 170˚F White meat of poultry. 180˚F Dark meat of poultry. To test for doneness, insert a meat thermometer in a thick or dense area away from fat or bone. NEVER leave the thermometer in the food during cooking, unless it is approved for microwave use. • ALWAYS use potholders to prevent burns when handling utensils that are in contact with hot food. Enough heat from the food can transfer through utensils to cause skin burns. About children Children below the age of 7 should use the microwave oven with a supervising person very near to them. Between the ages of 7 and 12, the supervising person should be in the same room.
  • Page 9: About Food

    Information You Need To Know About food Food • Puncture egg yolks before cooking to Eggs, prevent “explosion”. sausages, nuts, seeds, • Pierce skins of potatoes, apples, fruits & squash, hot dogs and sausages so that vegetables steam escapes. Popcorn • Use specially bagged popcorn for microwave cooking. • Listen while popping corn for the popping to slow to 1 or 2 seconds or use special popcorn pad.
  • Page 10: About Utensils And Coverings

    Accessories There are many microwave accessories available for purchase. Evaluate carefully before you purchase so that they meet your needs. 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

    1 One touch door open button Push to open door. 2 Oven door with see-through window 3 Safety door latches The oven will not operate unless the door is securely closed. 4 Door hinges 5 Door seals and sealing surfaces 6 Turntable motor shaft 7 Removable turntable support Carefully place the turntable support in the center of the oven floor. INTERACTIVE Display The 7-digit Interactive Display spells out operating steps and shows cooking hints. When HELP is lighted in the display, press the user pref pad to read a specific hint which may assist you. Words in the display will light to indicate 8 Removable turntable Place the turntable on the turntable support securely. The turntable will rotate clockwise or counterclockwise. Only remove for cleaning. 9 Ventilation openings (Rear) 10 Oven light It will light when oven is operating or door is open. 11 Waveguide cover: DO NOT REMOVE. 12 Control panel 13 Time display: 99 minutes, 99 seconds 14 Rating plate 15 Menu label Indicators what function is in progress.
  • Page 12: Control Panel

    Control panel Words in the lower portion of the display will light to indicate what function is in progress. indicates pages on which there are feature descriptions and usage information. Number next to the control panel illustration...
  • Page 13: Before Operating

    • Before operating your new Microwave Oven make sure you read and understand this Use and Care Guide completely. • Before the Microwave Oven can be used, follow these procedures: 1. Plug in the oven. Close the door. The oven display will show ENJOY YOUR OVEN PRESS CLEAR AND PRESS CLOCK. 2. Press the STOP/CLEAR pad. : will appear. 3. Set clock. See below. To set the clock • Suppose you want to enter the correct time of day 12:30 (A.M. or P.M.). Procedure Step 1. Press set clock. 2. Enter the correct time of day by pressing the numbers in sequence. 3. Press set clock again. Before Operating This is a 12 hour clock. If you attempt to enter an incorrect clock time, ERROR will appear in the display. Press the STOP/CLEAR pad and re-enter...
  • Page 14: Manual Operation

    Manual Operation Time cooking Your 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%. Procedure Step 1. Enter cooking time.
  • Page 15: Sensor Modes

    The sensor is a semi-conductor device that detects the vapor (moisture and humidity) emitted from the food as it heats. The sensor adjusts the cooking times and power level for various foods and quantities. Using Sensor Modes: 1. After oven is plugged in, wait 2 minutes before using Sensor Modes. 2. Be sure the exterior of the cooking container and the interior of the oven are dry. Wipe off any moisture with a dry cloth or paper towel. 3. The oven works with foods at normal storage temperature. For example, popcorn would be at room temperature.
  • Page 16: Quick Sensor Chart

    Sensor Modes Quick Sensor chart Food Fresh Veggies: Soft Broccoli Brussels sprouts Cabbage Cauliflower (flowerets) Cauliflower (whole) Spinach Zucchini Baked apples Hard Carrots, sliced Corn on cob Green beans Winter squash - diced - halves Frozen Veggies Popcorn Baked Potato Sensor Reheat Amount Wash and place in casserole. Add no water if vegetables have just been washed. Cover with lid for tender vegetables. 0.25 - 2 lb Use plastic wrap for tender-crisp vegetables. Press fresh 0.25 - 2 lb veggies pad once. After cooking, stir, if possible. Let stand, 0.25 - 2 lb covered, for 2 to 5 minutes. 0.25 - 2 lb 1 medium 0.25 - 1 lb 0.25 - 2 lb 2 - 4 medium Place in casserole. Add 1-4 tbsp. water. Cover with lid for...
  • Page 17: Sensor Cook

    Sensor Cook You can cook many foods by pressing the sensor cook pad and the food number. You don’t need to calculate cooking time or power level. • Suppose you want to cook ground meat. Procedure Step 1. Press sensor cook sensor pad, number 1 for cook ground meat. 2. Press START pad. Sensor Cook chart Food Amount 1. Ground Meat 0.25 - 2 lb 2. Rice 0.5 - 2 cups 3. Fish/Seafood 0.25 - 2 lb 4. Frozen Entrees 6 - 17 oz 5. Chicken 0.5 - 2 lb Breast Sensor Modes NOTES 1. Sensor Cook can be programmed with More or less time adjustment. See page 25. 2. The final result will vary according to the food condition (e.g. initial temperature, shape, quality). Check food for temperature after...
  • Page 18: Auto Cook

    Auto Cook Your oven has convenient pads to assist with meal preparation. The Auto Cook settings will automatically compute the correct cooking time and microwave power level for foods shown in the following charts. • Suppose you want to heat 1 cup of water. Procedure Step Press beverage pad 2 times. Auto Cook chart Food Amount Pizza 1 - 6 slices (6 - 8 oz) Beverage .5 - 2 cups Snacks 1. Microwave...
  • Page 19 Auto Cook chart (cont.) Food Amount Kid's Meals 1. Chicken Place frozen chicken nuggets on a flat plate allowing space between each, 0.3 - 1 lb cover foods with pape towel. Press kid's meal pad and the number 1. Nuggets Enter weight and press START. After cooking, open door, rearrange, close door and press START. Let stand, covered, for 1 to 3 minutes. 2. Hot Dogs 1 - 6 Place hot dog in bun. Wrap each with paper towel or napkin. Press kid's meal and the number 2. Press number 2 to select quantity and press START. 3. Frozen 6 - 8 oz Use this pad for frozen, convenience foods. It will give satisfactory results Kid's Meal for most brands. You may wish to try several and choose your favorite. Remove package from outer wrapping and follow package directions for covering. Press kid's meal and the number 3. Press START. After cooking, let stand, covered for 1 to 3 minutes.
  • Page 20: Reheat Pasta / Reheat Breads

    Auto Cook Reheat Pasta / Reheat Breads The reheat settings automatically computes the correct warming and heating time and microwave power level for foods shown in the chart below. • Suppose you want to heat 2 fresh rolls or muffins. Procedure Step 1. Press reheat breads. 2. Select desired reheat breads settings. (Ex: touch number 1 for fresh rolls or muffins) 3. Repeat touching same number pad to increase quantity. 4. Press START pad. Reheat Pasta / Reheat Breads chart Food Amount Reheat Pasta 1 - 6 cups...
  • Page 21: Quick Settings

    Quick Settings (soften and melt) automatically compute the correct heating time and microwave power level for softening and melting foods shown in the chart. • Suppose you want to melt 1 square of chocolate. Procedure Step 1. Press melt pad once. 2. Select desired food by pressing number pad. Ex: Press number 2 for chocolate. 3. Repeat pressing same number pad to select quantity. Ex: Press number 2 two more times for 1 square. 4. Press START pad. Quick settings chart Food Amount Soften 1. Ice Cream 1 pint 1/2 gallon 2. Cream Cheese 3 oz 8 oz Melt 1. Butter...
  • Page 22: Other Special Features

    Other Special Features Defrost Defrost automatically defrosts all the foods found in the Defrost chart below. • Suppose you want to defrost a 2.0 pound steak. Procedure Step 1. Press defrost pad and number 2 for steak. 2. Enter weight by pressing the number pads 2 and 0. Ex: 2.0 lb steak. 3. Press START pad. The oven will stop so the food can be checked. 4. After the 1st stage, open the door. Turn steak over and shield any warm portions. Close the door. Press START pad. 5. After the 2nd stage, open the door. Shield any warm portions. Close the door. Press START pad. After defrost cycle ends, let stand, covered. Defrost chart Food 1. Ground Meat 2. Steaks/Chops/ Fish 3. Chicken Pieces .5 - 3 lb 4. Roast 5. Casserole 6. Soup...
  • Page 23: Keep Warm

    Keep warm Keep warm allows you to keep food warm for 30 minutes. Direct use • Suppose you want to keep a cup of soup warm for 30 minutes. Procedure Step 1. Press keep warm pad. 2. Enter the desired time. 3. Press START pad. The oven will start. The display will show 30.00 and count down. KEEP WARM will be displayed during the countdown. You can program Keep warm with manual cooking to keep food warm continuously after cooking. Other Special Features With manual cooking • Suppose you want to cook a cup of soup for 2 minutes at 70% and keep the soup warm for 15 minutes.
  • Page 24: Convenient Features

    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. To set, press user pref, the number 1 and then press the START pad. Should a pad be touched, CHILD LOCK ON will appear in the display. To cancel, press user pref and STOP/CLEAR pad. . AUDIBLE SIGNAL ELIMINATION If you wish to have the oven operate with no audible signals, press user pref, the number 2 and STOP/CLEAR.
  • Page 25: Multiple Sequence Cooking

    Multiple sequence cooking Your oven can be programmed for up to 4 automatic cooking sequences, switching from one power level setting to another automatically. Sometimes cooking directions tell you to start on one power level and then change to a different power level. Your oven can do this automatically. • Suppose you want to cook roast beef for 5 minutes at 100% and then continue to cook for 30 minutes at 50%. Procedure Step 1. Enter cooking time. 2. Press power level pad once for 100% power.
  • Page 26: Timer On-Off

    Convenient Features Timer on-off • Suppose you want to time a 3-minute long distance phone call. Procedure Step 1. Press timer on-off. 2. Enter time. 3. Press timer on-off. The timer will count down. To cancel the timer, press the STOP/CLEAR pad once. NOTE timer on-off operates as a kitchen timer and cannot be used when the oven is operating. Demonstration mode To demonstrate, press set clock, the number 0 and then press the START pad and hold for three sec- onds. DEMO ON will appear in the display. Cooking operations and specific special features can now be demonstrated with no power in the oven. For Press example, press add 30 seconds pad and the display...
  • Page 27: Cleaning And Care

    Disconnect the power cord before cleaning or leave the door open to inactivate the Exterior Clean the outside with mild soap and water; rinse and dry with a soft cloth. Do not use any type of household or abrasive cleaner. Door Wipe the window on both sides with a damp cloth to remove any spills or spatters. Metal parts will be easier to maintain if wiped frequently with a damp cloth. Avoid the use of spray and other harsh cleaners as they may stain, streak or dull the door...
  • Page 28: 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 29: Specifications

    EI7MO45GS / EI30MO45GS AC Line Voltage: UL & CSA Rating, Single phase 120V, 60Hz, AC only AC Power Required: UL & CSA Rating, 1500 watts, 13.0 amps. Output Power:* 1100 watts Frequency: 2450 MHz Outside Dimensions: Cavity Dimensions:** Oven Capacity: 2.0 Cu. Ft. Weight: Approx. 00.0 lb EI27MO45TK 27"(W) x 18 EI30MO45TK 30"(W) x 18 * The International Electrotechnical Commission’s standardized method for measuring output wattage. This test method is widely recognized. ** Internal capacity is calculated by measuring maximum width, depth and height. Actual capacity for holding food is less In compliance with standards set by: FCC - Federal Communications Commission Authorized. DHHS - Complies with Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) rule, CFR, Title 21, Chapter I, Subchapter J.
  • Page 30: Warranty Informations

    UNLIMITED Time periods WARRANTY listed above. (Applicable to the State of Alaska) In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products North America servicer. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp. *NORMAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONSUMER EXCLUSIONS...

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