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KitchenAid KCMS185J Use & Care Manual
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  • Page 1 Model KCMS185J KCMS145J KltchenAid 3828WSA8412/8205991
  • Page 2 _ ii::_!i:::i_!iii_ii_i_,_::::_:!!!_i_!! ¸ KitchenAid designs the best tools for the most important room in your house. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It contains valuable information concerning how to operate and maintain your new appliance properly. Please read it carefully.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    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 potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - Remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic • Do not operate any heating or cooking appliance beneath the microwave oven. bags before placing bag in oven. • Do not mount microwave oven over or Rear any - If materials inside the oven should ignite, keep portion of a heating or cooking appliance.
  • Page 5 Beforeyou beginoperatingthe oven,carefullyreadthe followinginstructions. 1. Emptythe microwave o venandcleaninsideit witha soft,dampcloth.Checkfordamage such asa doorthatisn'tlinedupcorrectly, damage around thedoor,or dentsinside the ovenor on the ® ® # exterior. I f thereis anydamage, do notoperate the ovenuntila designated s ervice technician has checked it andmadeanyneeded repairs. 2.
  • Page 6: Grounding Instructions

    iii!iiiiii_iiiiillillillillillilliili_ GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS • For all cord connected appliances: Do not use an extension cord. If the power supply cord is too short, have a qualified electrician or The microwave oven must be grounded. In the serviceman install an outlet near the microwave oven. event of an electrical short circuit, grounding •...
  • Page 7 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. Using your microwave oven may cause interference to your radio, TV, or similar equipment. When there Microwave energy is not hot.
  • Page 8 • When you use a browning dish, the browning ..iii!i, iiiii!!i!:!!: !!!i :iii]iiiiiii i i i iiiiill dish bottom must be at least _0 in. (5 mm) above the turntable. Follow the directions supplied with ,_iCii_ iiii ¸_''' i ii;;;il O_iiiiiii_ii_ !!,_i!ii:yi_S,_ij, i_i!i_!_!_!i i!i;ii,...
  • Page 9 iiii"J'iiiiiii _iii _C _iii"_OW ' _ iiii!i!id_ _!!!:!!: ,O_'_ _' _!!!!!i;_ _ii_ili iiiiii_!!!!!i;_ _i!!iiii_ _iiiii iiii _ii_i _",_Ji!!:!!: ® @® Your microwave oven is designed to make your 4. Removable Turntable Support (under turntable). cooking experience enjoyable and productive. To 5, Control Panel.
  • Page 10 iii!iiiiiiiiiiillillillillillilliili_ Your microwave oven control panel lets you select a desired cooking function quickly and easily. The Kitchen_kid following is a list of all the Command pads located on the control panel (Model KCMS185J shown). For more information on these features, see "Using Your Microwave Oven"...
  • Page 11 You can select or change the following functions or displays by touching PERSONAL CHOICE: !ii _i ',',f_ t;_:!{!_ _?' iir' _t_ i iij::;_ _ ii,t i _i_ iif_ _!_i c :{> :_i:i::_ ii _ : i ii _ , i_ ii,l,i!_ You can stop the oven during a cycle by opening the door.
  • Page 12: Clock Set

    iii!iiiiiiiiiiillillillillillilliili_ Si!!!! i::11:li:ii iii iIiiii i iii:::iii iii o iii When you first plug in your microwave oven, the dis- play shows " : ". If the electric power ever goes off, The Cooking Rack (Part No. 8172101) gives you the display will again show "...
  • Page 13 This section gives you instructions for operating each function. Please read these instructions carefully. 1. Put the food in the oven and close the 1. Put your food in the oven and close the door. door. 2. Touch COOK TIME. 2.
  • Page 14 iii!iiiiii_iiiiillillillillillilliili_ COOK POWER NAME WHEN TO USE IT P50 = 50% of full power Medium • Cooking ham, whole poultry, and pot roasts • Simmering stews P40 = 40% of full power • Melting chocolate • Heating bread, rolls and pastries P30-DEF = 30% of full Medium-Low, •...
  • Page 15 iii ,i! s iii ii iiiii il C Liiil STO !iii '4ii • Before starting, make sure you have removed any of the metal twist-ties which often come with frozen food bags, and replace them with strings or elastic You can defrost food by choosing a category and set- bands.
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  • Page 17 Your microwave oven has a sensor that detects the humidity released by the food. The amount of humidity detected tells the oven how long to cook or heat your food. The sensor is used 3 special functions: AUTO SENSOR COOK, To use AUTO SENSOR COOK: AUTO SENSOR...
  • Page 18 iii!iiiiii_iiiiillillillillillilliili_ 1/4 to 2 Ibs • Place the food around the sides of a microwave-safe Fish, Seafood (113 to 907 g) container. Season and add ¼ to ½ cup (63 to 125 mL) liquid (wine, water, salsa, etc.) if desired. Cover with plastic wrap, vented.
  • Page 19 iiiil ''':_'O,iiii _'_''_'C O'iiiiiii!:_iii:i_"?,!iiii AUTO SENSOR POPCORN lets you pop commercial- ly packaged microwave popcorn with just one touch. NOTES: • Pop only 1 package at a time. • If you are using a microwave popcorn popper, follow manufacturer's instructions. 1.
  • Page 20 ii!iiiii%liiliiliiliiliili_ • 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. For example, if you double a recipe, covered by a skin or membrane.
  • Page 21 To make sure your microwave oven looks good and works well for a long time, should maintain it properly. For proper care, please follow these instructions carefully. For interior surfaces: Wash often with warm, sudsy water and a sponge or soft cloth. Use only mild, non- Metalcontainers s houldnotbe usedin a microwave abrasive soaps or a mild detergent.
  • Page 22 iii!iiiiii_iiiiillillillillillilliili_ QUESTIONS ANSWERS Can I operate my microwave oven without the No. If you remove or turn over the turntable, you turntable or turn the turntable over to hold a will get poor cooking results. Dishes used in large dish? your oven must fit on the turntable.
  • Page 23 Most cooking problems often are caused by little things you can find and fix without tools of any kind. Check the lists below before calling for assistance or service. If you still need help, see the "Requesting Assistance or Service" section.
  • Page 24 Yellow Pages. • Installation information If you need further assistance, you can write to Pleaseinclude a daytime phone numberin your KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at: cor_spondence. KitchenAid Brand Home Appliances Customer Interaction Center c/o Correspondence Dept.
  • Page 25 In the second through fifth years from the date of purchase, when this appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, KitchenAid or KitchenAid Canada will pay for factory specified parts for the following...

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