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Frigidaire 316495003 Use & Care Manual

Counter-top microwave oven with sensor cook


Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at:
Microwave Oven
with Sensor Cook
Welcome.......................................... 2
Before Operating ............................ 8
Manual Operation ..................... 9-12
Sensor Cook Operation ......... 13-15
Convenience Operation ............... 16
Cooking Charts ...................... 17-18
Care & Cleaning ........................... 19
Solutions to Common Problems ........................
Questions or for Service Call:
Warranty ......................... Back Page
p/n 316495003 (0706)


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Summary of Contents for Frigidaire 316495003

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at: Counter-Top Microwave Oven with Sensor Cook Welcome... 2 Important Safety Instructions ...3-6 Features and Specifications ... 7 Before Operating ... 8 Manual Operation ... 9-12 Sensor Cook Operation ... 13-15 Convenience Operation ... 16 Cooking Charts ...
  • Page 2: Welcome

    Be sure to record your model and serial number. The serial plate is located on the back of the microwave oven. Please record your model and serial number and date of purchase in the spaces provided below for future reference in case your microwave...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions What You Need to Know About Safety Instructions Warning and Important Safety Instructions appearing in the Use & Care Guide are not meant to cover all possible conditions and situations that may occur. Common sense, caution, and care must be exercised when installing, maintaing or operating a microwave.
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions Federal Communications Commission Radio Grounding Instructions Frequency Interference Statement (U.S.A. Only) SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 5: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To

    Important Safety Instructions Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure to Excessive Microwave Energy Adhere to the following precautions: • 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 tampler with the safety interlock switches.
  • Page 6 Important Safety Instructions When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed to reduce the risk of burns, electric shocks, fire or injury to persons or exposure to excessive microvave energy. • READ ALL instructions before using oven. • READ AND FOLLOW the specific “PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY”...
  • Page 7: Features And Specifications

    Microwave features Window Door assembly Interlock system Turntable assembly Features & Specifications Turntable Turntable Control Shaft glass ring tray Control panel (1) time defrost (2) popcorn (3) frozen pizza (sensor cook) (4) weight defrost fish (sensor cook) (6) meat (sensor cook) (7) favorite (stores up to 3 favorites) (8) fresh veggie (settings for 1-4 servings) (9) frozen veggie (settings for 1-4 servings)
  • Page 8: Before Operating

    • Wood: Wooden bowls and boards will dry out and may split or crack when you use them in the microwave oven. Baskets made of wood will react in the same way. • Tightly covered utensils: Be sure to leave openings for steam to escape from covered cookware.
  • Page 9: Manual Operation

    Setting the timer Example: setting timer for 5 minutes: 1. Touch timer pad once. 2. Enter desired time using number pads. 3. Touch START/+30sec pad. When the timer has reached the end of set time, you will hear beep alerts indicating the timer has run out. Control Lock You may lock the control panel to prevent the microwave from being accidentally started or used by children.
  • Page 10: Heating With Multiple Cooking Stages

    Heating with multiple cooking stages For best results, some microwave recipes call for different power levels or different lengths of time for cooking. Your microwave may be set to change from one stage to another automatically (2 stages maximum). Example: to cook food for 3 minutes at 80% power and then 50% power for 6 minutes 30 seconds: 1.
  • Page 11: Defrosting Tips

    Defrosting tips • When using the defrost weight feature, the weight entered should always be pounds (valid entries are from 0.3 to 6.3 pounds). • Use both defrost weight and defrost time features for raw food items only. Defrosting gives best results when food to be thawed is a minimum of 0°F (taken directly from a true freezer).
  • Page 12 Suggestions for getting the best results To help you achieve the best possible results from your microwave oven, read the following suggestions below; • Storage temperature Foods taken from the freezer or refrigerator take longer to cook than the same foods would at room temperature.
  • Page 13: Sensor Cook Operation

    • Be sure the outside of the cooking containers and the cavity of the microwave oven are dry before placing food in the oven. Excessive moisture turning into steam not resulting from the food cooking can mislead the sensor.
  • Page 14 Fish (frozen) The fish (sensor) feature cooks from 6 to 16 oz. of frozen fish automatically (starting with frozen fish temperature at 23º F). Example: to cook frozen fish automatically. 1. Press fish pad once. 2. Press START/+30sec pad. The microwave will beep 5 times when finished. If additional time is need, continue to cook the fish manually.
  • Page 15: Sensor Cook Operation

    Notes: • Be sure to ALWAYS follow the directions that are specific for the microwave oven that is printed on the packaging for the food item you are preparing. Many times these have special instructions that must be followed in order to ensure the best possible results.
  • Page 16: Convenience Operation

    Popcorn • DO NOT leave micowave oven unattended while popping corn. The popcorn feature lets you pop 3 different commercially packaged microwave popcorn sized bags. Use the table below to determine the setting to use. Amount 3.0 oz. (default setting) 1.75 oz.
  • Page 17: Cooking Charts

    Cooking meat in your microwave Be sure to place prepared meats on a microwave-safe roasting rack in a microwave-safe dish. Start cooking the meat fat side down and if necessary, use narrow strips of aluminum foil to shield any bone tips or thin meat areas. After cooking, check the temperature in several places before letting the meat stand the recommended time.
  • Page 18: Cooking Charts

    Cooking vegetables in your microwave • Vegetables should be washed just before cooking. Rarely is extra water needed. If dense vegetables such as potatoes, carrots and greens are being cooked, add about ¼ cup of water. • Small vegetables (sliced carrots, peas, lima beans, etc.) will cook faster than larger vegetables.
  • Page 19: Care & Cleaning

    Never use rough scouring powder or pads on the microwave. Wipe the microwave oven inside and out with a soft cloth and and warm (not hot) mild detergent solution. Then rinse and wipe completely dry.
  • Page 20: Before You Call

    Troubleshooting guide If you have a problem you cannot solve, please do not hesitate to call our service line: Questions or for Service Call: 1-888-312-2117 Before you call a repair person for your microwave, check the list below for possible easy solutions to some common problems.
  • Page 21 Notes...
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  • Page 24 Compact Appliance Warranty Information...

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