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Maytag AMC5101AAB/W Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
Part No.: 8112P252-60
Form No.: A/01/04
Code No.: DE68-02903A-01



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  • Page 1: Microwave Oven

    Microwave Oven Owner’s Manual AMC5101AAB/W AMC5101AAS AMC5101AAB/W AMC5101AAS Part No.: 8112P252-60 Form No.: A/01/04 Code No.: DE68-02903A-01...
  • Page 2: Safety

    Safety MPORTANT AFETY NSTRUCTIONS RECAUTIONS TO VOID When using any electrical appliance, basic safety precautions OSSIBLE XPOSURE TO should be followed, including the following: XCESSIVE ICROWAVE WARNING NERGY (a) Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door open To reduce risk of burns, electric shock, fire, personal since open-door operation can result in harmful exposure to injury or exposure to excessive microwave energy:...
  • Page 3 Safety Important Safety Instructions, continued • A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce the risk of becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. Longer cord sets or • Do not store this appliance outdoors. Do not use near water – for extension cords are available and may be used with caution.
  • Page 4: To Reduce The Risk Of Injury To Persons

    Safety WARNING WARNING Improper use of the grounding plug can result in a risk Do not cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the of electric shock. Consult a qualified electrician or power cord under any circumstances. servicer if you do not understand the grounding Note instructions or if you are not sure if the appliance is Connect the oven to a 20A circuit.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Your New Microwave oven Table of Contents Checking Parts Safety ....................2 Unpack your microwave oven and check to make sure that you have all the parts shown here. If any part is missing or broken, call your dealer. Your New Microwave oven............5 Checking Parts ................5 Setting Up Your Microwave Oven ..........6 Control Panel Buttons AMC5101AAB/W........6...
  • Page 6: Setting Up Your Microwave Oven

    Your New Microwave oven Setting Up Your Microwave Oven Control Panel Buttons AMC5101AAB/W Place the oven on a flat, sturdy surface and plug the cord into a grounded outlet. Once plugged in, the display on your oven will show: START ENTER COOK TIME TIME2 Lbs.
  • Page 7: Control Panel Buttons Amc5101Aas

    Your New Microwave oven Control Panel Buttons AMC5101AAS 1. One Minute+ p.10 Press once for every minute of cooking at High Power 2. Auto Defrost p.12 Sets weight of food to be defrosted. 3. Instant Cook Buttons Instant settings to cook popular foods. 4.
  • Page 8: Operation

    Operation Turning on the Power and Selecting a Weight Setting the Clock The first time you plug the power cord into an outlet, or after there has Press the Clock button. The “ENTER” and “TIME” indicators flash. been an interruption in power, the display shows “ ”...
  • Page 9: Using The Instant Cook Buttons

    Operation Using the Instant Cook Buttons Beverage ½ cup • Use measuring cup or mug ; do not 1 cup cover. 2 cups • Place the beverage in the oven. Press the Instant Cook button corresponding to the food you are •...
  • Page 10: Using The One Minute + Button

    Operation Using the One Minute + Button Using the Handy Helper Button This button offers a convenient way to heat food in one-minute 1. Press the Handy Helper button corresponding to the food you are increments at the High power level. cooking.
  • Page 11: Using The Kids Meals Button

    Operation Using the Kids Meals Button Using the Snack Bar Button 1. Press the Kids Meals button corresponding to the food you are 1. Press the Snack Bar button corresponding to the food you are cooking. The display shows “A-1”(Code of item). cooking.
  • Page 12: Defrosting Automatically

    Operation Defrosting Automatically Setting Cooking Times & Power Levels To thaw frozen food, set the weight of the food and the microwave Your microwave allows you to set up to two different stages of cooking, automatically sets the defrosting time, power level and standing time. each with its own time length and power level.
  • Page 13: Multi-Stage Cooking

    Operation Multi-stage Cooking Using the More/Less Buttons The More/Less buttons allow you to adjust pre-set cooking times. They Follow steps 1 and 2 in the “One-Stage Cooking” section on the only work in the Instant, Handy Helper, Kids Meals, Snack Bar or previous page.
  • Page 14: Using The Kitchen Timer

    Operation Using the Kitchen Timer Reheating Automatically To reheat food, select the type of dish and the number of servings you want to reheat, and the microwave automatically sets the reheating time. Press the Kitchen Timer button. Use the Number buttons to set the length of time you want the Press the Auto Reheat button repeatedly to select the type of dish you timer to run.
  • Page 15: Cooking Instructions

    Cooking Instructions Cooking Utensils Not Recommended • Glass jars and bottles — Regular glass is too thin to be used in a Recommended Use microwave, and can shatter. • Paper bags — These are a fire hazard, except for popcorn bags that •...
  • Page 16: Cooking Techniques

    Cooking Instructions Cooking Techniques Stirring Adding Moisture Stir foods such as casseroles and vegetables while cooking to distribute Microwave energy is attracted to water molecules. Food that is uneven heat evenly. Food at the outside of the dish absorbs more energy and in moisture content should be covered or allowed to stand so that the heats more quickly, so stir from the outside to the center.
  • Page 17: Cooking Guide

    Cooking Instructions Cooking Guide Guide for Cooking Meat in Your Microwave Guide for Cooking Poultry in Your Microwave • Place meat on a microwave-safe roasting rack in a microwave-safe • Place poultry on a microwave-safe roasting rack in a microwave-safe dish.
  • Page 18: Guide For Cooking Seafood In Your Microwave

    Cooking Instructions Guide for Cooking Seafood in Your Microwave Guide for Cooking Eggs in Your Microwave • Cook fish until it flakes easily with a fork. • Never cook eggs in the shell, and never warm hard-cooked eggs in • Place fish on a microwave-safe roasting rack in a microwave-safe the shell;...
  • Page 19: Auto Defrosting Guide

    Cooking Instructions Auto Defrosting Guide Notes Check foods when the oven signals. After the final stage, small sections • Follow the instructions below when defrosting different types of food. may still be icy; let them stand to continue thawing. Do not defrost until all ice crystals have thawed.
  • Page 20: Recipes

    Cooking Instructions Recipes Broccoli and Cheese Casserole ¼ cup butter or margarine Beef and Barley Stew ¼ cup chopped onion 1½ lbs. beef stew cubes, cut into ½-inch pieces 1½ Tbs. flour ½ cup chopped onion ½ tsp. salt 2 Tbs. all-purpose flour ¼...
  • Page 21: Warm Potato Salad

    Cooking Instructions Warm Potato Salad Black Bean Soup 2 lbs. small red potatoes, cut into ½-inch pieces 1 cup chopped onion 4 slices bacon (uncooked), cut into ½-inch pieces 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup chopped onion 2 cans (15 oz. each) black beans, drained 2 tsp.
  • Page 22: Appendix

    Appendix Troubleshooting Guide Note : If the oven is set more than 25 minutes at 80, 90 or 100 percent Before you call a repair person for your oven, check this list of possible power level, after the first 25 minutes the power level will problems and solutions.
  • Page 23: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications Model Number AMC5101AAB/W Oven Cavity 1.0 cu.ft Controls 10 power levels, including defrost Timer 99 minutes, 99 seconds Power Source 120 VAC, 60 Hz Power Output 1000 Watts Power Consumption 1500 Watts Outside Dimensions 20 11/32”(W) X 11 11/16”(H) X 14 15/16”(D) Oven Cavity Dimensions 13 7/32”(W) X 9 1/8”(H) X 13 11/16”(D) Shipping Dimensions...
  • Page 24: Warranty

    , Amana Customer Assistance. • Repairs resulting from the following: - Improper installation, exhaust system, or maintenance. IN NO EVENT SHALL MAYTAG BE LIABLE FOR - Any modification, alteration, or adjustment not authorized by INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. the manufacturer.
  • Page 25: Quick Reference

    Quick Reference Feature Operation Set Clock 1. Press CLOCK. 2. Use number buttons to enter the current time. 3. Press CLOCK again. One Stage 1. Use number buttons to set cooking time. Cooking 2. Set power level or leave at high. 3.

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