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Before Operating; Manual Operation - Frigidaire 316495059 Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire microwave oven use & care manual
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Before operating your new microwave oven, make sure
you read and understand this Use and Care manual
completely.
Before the microwave oven can be used, follow these
procedures:
1.
Plug in the microwave oven. Close the door. The microwave
oven display will show ENJOY YOUR OVEN PRESS
CLEAR .
2.
Press the
STOP/clear pad. : will appear.
3.
Set clock. See USER PREFERENCE on page 17.
If the electrical power supply to your microwave oven
should be interrupted, the display will intermittently show
ENJOY YOUR OVEN PRESS CLEAR after the power
is reinstated. If this occurs during cooking, the program
will be erased. The time of day will also be erased. Simply
press STOP/clear pad and reset the clock for the correct
time of day.
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%.
Step
1.
Enter cooking time
5,0,0.
2.
Press
START/enter pad.
TO SET POWER LEvEL
There are eleven preset power levels. Using lower power
levels increases the cooking time, which is recommended for
foods such as cheese, milk and long slow cooking of meats.
Consult cookbook or recipes for specific recommendations.
Press POWER LEvEL PAd
NUMBER OF TIMES FOR
dESIREd POWER
POWER LEvEL x 1
POWER LEvEL x 2
POWER LEvEL x 3
POWER LEvEL x 4
POWER LEvEL x 5
POWER LEvEL x 6
POWER LEvEL x 7
POWER LEvEL x 8
POWER LEvEL x 9
POWER LEvEL x 10
POWER LEvEL x 11
Press
APPROxIMATE
COMMON WORdS
PERCENTAGE
FOR POWER
OF POWER
LEvELS
100%
high
90%
80%
70%
Medium high
60%
50%
Medium
40%
30%
Med Low/defrost
20%
10%
Low
0%

BEFORE OPERATING

NOTE
Your microwave oven can be programmed with the door
open except for START/enter, SENSOR COOkING,
SENSOR REHEAT, INSTANT SENSOR, AUTO dEFROST
and Add 30 SEC.
STOP/CLEAR
Press the STOP/clear pad to:
1.
Erase if you make a mistake during programming.
2.
Cancel timer.
3.
Stop the microwave oven temporarily during cooking.
4.
Return the time of day to the display.
5.
Cancel a program during cooking, press twice.

MANUAL OPERATION

Suppose you want to defrost for 5 minutes at 30%.
Step
1.
Enter defrosting time.
2.
Press
power level pad eight times
or hold down until the desired power
level appears.
3.
Press
START/enter pad.
4.
When the defrost time is complete, a long tone will sound
and END will appear in the display.
MANUAL dEFROST
If the food that you wish to defrost is not listed on the dEFROST
ChART or is above or below the limits in the Amount column
on the dEFROST ChART, you need to defrost manually.
You can defrost any frozen food, either raw or previously
cooked, by using power level for 30%. Follow the exact
3-step procedure found under TO SET POWER LEvEL.
Estimate defrosting time and press power level pad eight
times for 30%.
For either raw or previously cooked frozen food, the rule of
thumb is approximately 4 minutes per pound. For example,
defrost 4 minutes for 1 pound of frozen spaghetti sauce.
Always stop the microwave oven periodically to remove
or separate the portions that are defrosted. If food is not
defrosted at the end of the estimated defrosting time, program
the microwave oven in 1 minute increments on power level
30% until totally defrosted.
When using plastic containers from the freezer, defrost only
long enough to remove from the plastic in order to place in
a microwave-safe dish.
Press
5,0,0.
x 8
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