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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 hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • The microwaveoven shouldbe servicedonly by • Whenflaming foods under the hood,turn thefan on. qualifiedservicepersonnel.Call an authorized • Use carewhen cleaningthe vent-hoodfilter. servicecompanyfor examination,repair,or Corrosivecleaningagents,such as lye-basedoven adjustment. cleaners,may damagethe filter. • See door surfacecleaninginstructionsin the "Caring •...
Electrical requirements Observe all governing codes and ordinances. A 120 Volt, 60 Hz, AC only, 15 or 20 amp fused electrical supply is required. (A time-delay fuse is recommended.) It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only this appliance be provided. Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Getting to Know Your Microwave Oven This section discusses the concepts behind microwave cooking. It also shows you the basics you need to know to operate your microwave oven. Please read this information before you use your oven. How your microwave oven works Microwave ovens are safe.
Audible signals Audible signals are available to guide you when • Four tones signal the end of a cooking cycle. setting and using your oven: • Three tones sound once every minute after an • A programming tone will sound each time End-of-Cooking signal as a reminder if food has not been removed from oven.
Using the fan The Fan pad on the bottom right of the control LOW setting to protect the oven. It may stay on panel controls the 2-speed Fan. up to an hour to cool the oven. When this occurs, the FAN pad will not turn the fan off. 1.
Setting the clock To set time: When your microwave oven is first plugged in or after a power failure, the Display will show "PLEASE SET TIME OF DAY". If a time of day is not set, ":" will 1.Touch _!_. show on the Display until you touch C_.
Cooking at different cook powers For best results, some recipes call for different cook It also tells you when to use each cook power. Follow powers. The lower the cook power, the slower the recipe or food package instructions if available. cooking.
Cooking at different cook powers (cont.) 1. Put food in oven and close the door. 3. Touch POWER. ENTER POWER LEVEL 1 TO 10 scrolls across display. 2. Touch COOK TIME. Example for 50% cook power: Touch "5". ENTER COOKING TIME scrolls across display. P-50 TOUCH START scrolls across display.
Using AUTO DEFROST You can defrost food by choosing a category and This chart shows you how to choose a type of food setting a weight. AUTO DEFROST has preset times and the weights you can set for each type. For best and cook powers for 3 categories: Meat, Poultry, and results, loosen or remove covering on food.
Defrosting tips • When using AUTO DEFROST, the weight to be • The length of defrosting time varies according to entered is the net weight in pounds and tenths of how solidly the food is frozen. pounds (the weight of the food minus the container). •...
Using SENSOR COOK Using COOK lets you heat common microwave- Example for casserole: Touch "2". prepared foods without needing to program times and Four seconds after you complete your selection, Cook Powers. COOK has preset Cook Powers for 3 the oven will start. food categories: Number 1 for Frozen Entree, When sensor detects a certain amount of humidity Number 2 for Casserole, or Number 3 for Rice.
Using SENSOR BAKED POTATO Cooking with BAKED POTATO lets you bake one or 2. Touch RAKED POTATO. several potatoes by touching one pad. Four seconds later the oven will start. NOTES: When sensor detects a certain amount of humidity from potato, cooking time is displayed. The display •...
Using SENSOR VEGETABLE 2. Touch VEGETABLE. Cooking with VEGETABLE lets you heat common microwave-prepared vegetables without needing to FRESH TOUCH 1, FROZEN TOUCH 2, program times and Cook Powers. VEGETABLE has CANNED TOUCH 3 scrolls across display. preset cook powers for 3 food categories: Number 1 Example for frozen vegetables: Touch "2".
Caring for Your Microwave Oven To make sure your microwave oven looks good and works well for a long time, you should maintain it properly. For proper care, please follow these instructions carefully. For interior surfaces: Wash often with warm, sudsy To clean turntable and turntable support, wash in water and a sponge or mild, sudsy water;...
CARING FOR THE FILTERS The grease filters should be removed and cleaned often, at least once a month. NOTE: If your microwave hood combination is installed to recirculate air, the charcoal filter (available from your Sears Service Center. The charcoal filter cannot be cleaned and should be replaced every 6 to 12 months.
Replacing the cooktop and oven lights The cooktol) light 1. Unplug microwave oven or disconnect power. & Slide a new charcoal filter into place. The filter should rest at the angle shown. 2, Remove the bulb cover mounting screws. 3, We recommend replacing bulb(s) with candelabra- base 30-watt bulb(s) available from your Sears Service Center.
4.Liftupthebulb holder. 8.Slide thetopofthevent g rille into place. Push the Bulb holder bottom until it snaps into place. Replace the mounting screws. 9. Plug in microwave oven or reconnect power. 5, Replace the bulb. 6. We recommend replacing the bulb with a candelabra-base 30-watt bulb available from your Sears Service Center.
Cooking Guide MICROWAVE COOKING TIPS Amount of food Releasing pressure in foods • If you increase or decrease the amount of food • Several foods (for example: baked potatoes, you prepare, the time it takes to cook that food will sausages, egg yolks, and some fruits) are tightly also change.
MICROWAVE COOKING TIPS (CONT.) • Reheating food in aluminum foil containers usually Using aluminum foil (cont.) takes up to double the time compared to reheating • Place the container in a glass bowl and add some in plastic, glass, china, or paper containers. water so that it covers the bottom of the container, The time when food is ready will vary depending not more than 1/4in.
Questions and Answers QUESTIONS ANSWERS Can I operatemy microwave oven without the No. If you remove or turn over the turntable, you turntable or turn the turntable over to hold a large will get poor cooking results. Dishes used in dish? your oven must fit on the turntable.
Troubleshooting Most cooking problems often are caused by little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Check the lists below and on the next page before calling for assistance or service. If you still need help, see the Sears toll- free numbers on the back cover.
TURNTABLE PROBLEM CAUSE The turntable will not turn. • You have turned off the turntable. • The turntable is not correctly in place. It should be correct-side up and sitting firmly on the center shaft. • The support is not operating correctly. Remove the turntable and restart the oven.
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