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Frigidaire CFMV145 Use & Care Manual

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Microwave Oven

CFMV145, FMV145
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Features . . . . . .
Getting Started . . . . .
10, 25-26
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Warranty & Service
P/N 316137205 Rev. C 06-02 JR
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Over-the-Range Microwave Oven CFMV145, FMV145 Important Safety Information . . Grounding Instructions ..Features ..10, 25–26 Getting Started ..READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Operating Instructions .
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    NEED HELP? In the United States, call: 1-800-944-9044 In Canada, call: 1-866-294-9911 Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at Before you call for service, there are a few things you can do to help us serve you better.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    SAFETY PRECAUTIONS This microwave oven is UL and CSA listed for installation over electric and gas ranges. This microwave oven is not approved or tested for marine use.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION READ ALL INFORMATION BEFORE USING • Do not store this appliance outdoors. Do not use this product near water— for example, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool or near a sink. • Keep power cord away from heated surfaces.
  • Page 5: Special Notes About Microwaving

    Such use of the microwave oven could result in injury. • Do not boil eggs in a microwave oven. Pressure will build up inside egg yolk and will cause it to burst, possibly resulting in injury.
  • Page 6 • Spontaneous boiling – Under certain special circumstances, liquids may start to boil during or shortly after removal from the microwave oven. To prevent burns from splashing liquid, we recommend the following: before removing the container from the oven, allow the container to stand in the oven for 30 to 40 seconds after the oven has shut off.
  • Page 7 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Special Notes About Microwaving Microwave-Safe Cookware Make sure all cookware used in your microwave oven is suitable for microwaving. Most glass casseroles, cooking dishes, measuring cups, custard cups, pottery or china dinnerware which does not have metallic trim or glaze with a metallic sheen can be used.
  • Page 8 3/4″ (2 cm) high; remove the top foil cover and return the tray to the box. When using foil in the microwave oven, keep the foil at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) away from the sides of the oven.
  • Page 9: Grounding Instructions

    Filter Kits JX81A – Recirculating Charcoal Filter Kit Filter kits are used when the microwave oven cannot be vented to the outside. Available at extra cost from your Frigidaire supplier.
  • Page 10: Microwave Features

    The turntable may be removed for cleaning. FMV145 950 Watts CFMV145 900 Watts 8. Convenience Guide. NOTE: Rating plate, oven vent(s) and oven light are located on the inside walls of the microwave oven. Model and serial numbers are on a label inside the oven.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started You can microwave by time or with the convenience features. (Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.) Time Features Press Cook Time I & II Press once or twice Auto/Time Defrost Press twice Express Cook Power Level Plus 30 Seconds Convenience Features...
  • Page 12: Operating Instructions

    5. Press START. Variable power levels add flexibility to microwave cooking. The power levels on the microwave oven can be compared to the surface units on a range. High (power level 10) or full power is the fastest way to cook and gives you 100% power.
  • Page 13: Time Features

    Operating Instructions Time Features Cook Time Cook Time I Allows you to microwave for any time up to 99 minutes and 99 seconds. Power level 10 (High) is automatically set, but you may change it for more flexibility. You may open the door during Cook Time to check the food.
  • Page 14 Operating Instructions Cooking Guide For Cook Time I & II NOTE: Use power level High (10) unless otherwise noted. Vegetable Amount Asparagus (fresh spears) 1 lb. (.45 kg) (frozen spears) 10-oz. (.28 kg) package Beans (fresh green) 1 lb. (.45 kg) cut in half (frozen green) 10-oz.
  • Page 15 Operating Instructions Cooking Guide For Cook Time I & II Vegetable Amount Corn (frozen kernel) 10-oz. (.28 kg) package Corn on the cob (fresh) 1 to 5 ears (frozen) 1 ear 2 to 6 ears Mixed vegetables (frozen) 10-oz. (.28 kg) package Peas (fresh, shelled) 2 lbs.
  • Page 16: Time Defrost

    Operating Instructions Time Features Time Defrost Allows you to defrost for the length of time you select. See the Defrosting Guide for suggested times. 1. Press AUTO/TIME DEFROST twice. 2. Enter defrosting time. 3. Press START. 4. Turn food over when the oven signals. 5.
  • Page 17: Defrosting Guide

    Operating Instructions Defrosting Guide Food Breads, Cakes Bread, buns or rolls (1 pc.) Sweet rolls (approx. 12 oz.) 3 to 5 min. (approx. .34 kg) Fish and Seafood Fillets, frozen (1 lb.) (.45 kg) 6 to 8 min. Shellfish, small pieces (1 lb.) 5 to 7 min. (.45 kg) Fruit Plastic pouch –...
  • Page 18: Express Cook

    Operating Instructions Time Features Express Cook This is a quick way to set cooking time for 1–6 minutes. Press one of the Minute Cook pads (from 1 to 6) for 1 to 6 minutes of cooking at power level 10. For example, press the 2 pad for 2 minutes of cooking time.
  • Page 19: Auto Defrost

    Operating Instructions Convenience Features Auto Defrost Auto Defrost automatically sets the defrosting times and power levels to give even defrosting results for meats, poultry and fish weighing up to 6 pounds. 1. Press AUTO/TIME DEFROST once. 2. Using the Conversion Guide at right, enter food weight.
  • Page 20: Convenience Features

    Operating Instructions Convenience Features Popcorn How to Use the Popcorn Feature NOTE: Do not use the metal shelf when cooking popcorn. Use only with prepackaged microwave popcorn weighing 1.75 to 3.5 ounces (50 to 99 g). 1.Follow package instructions, using Cook Time if the package is less than 1.75 ounces (50 g) or larger than 3.5 ounces (99 g).
  • Page 21 Operating Instructions Convenience Features Reheat The Reheat feature reheats 1 to 3 servings of many previously cooked foods. 1.Press REHEAT. 2.Select food type 1–6 for one serving (see reheat Guide below). 3.Press 2 or 3 to reheat 2 or 3 servings. 4.Press START.
  • Page 22: Cooking Complete Reminder

    Operating Instructions Other Features Your Model May Have Help The HELP pad displays feature information and helpful hints. Press HELP; then select a feature pad. Cooking Complete Reminder To remind you that you have food in the oven, the oven will display “FOOD IS READY”...
  • Page 23: Automatic Fan

    Operating Instructions Other Features Your Model May Have Delay Start Delay Start allows you to set the microwave to delay cooking up to 24 hours. 1.Press DELAY START. 2.Enter the time you want the oven to start. (Be sure the microwave clock shows the correct time of day.) 3.Select AM or PM.
  • Page 24: Exhaust Fan

    Operating Instructions Other Features Your Model May Have Reminder The Reminder feature can be used like an alarm clock and can be used at any time, even when the oven is operating. The Reminder time can be set up to 24 hours later.
  • Page 25 Feature Information Shelf Microwaving with the Shelf • Make sure the shelf is positioned properly inside the microwave to prevent damage to the oven from arcing. • Do not use a microwave browning dish on the shelf. The shelf could overheat. •...
  • Page 26: Microwave Terms

    Feature Information Microwave Terms Term Definition Arcing Arcing is the microwave term for sparks in the oven. Arcing is caused by: • metal or foil touching the side of the oven. • the metal shelf being installed incorrectly and touching the •...
  • Page 27: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Helpful Hints An occasional thorough wiping with a solution of baking soda and water keeps the inside fresh. NOTE: Be certain the power is off before cleaning any part of this oven. How to Clean the Inside Walls, Floor, Inside Window, Metal and Plastic Parts on the Door Some spatters can be removed with a...
  • Page 28: How To Clean The Outside

    How to Clean the Outside We recommend against using cleaners with ammonia or alcohol, as they can damage the appearance of the microwave oven. If you choose to use a common household cleaner, first apply the cleaner directly to a clean cloth, then wipe the soiled area.
  • Page 29: Oven Light

    Cooktop Light/Night Light Replace the burned-out bulb with a 40- watt incandescent bulb (WB36X10003), available from your Frigidaire supplier. 1. To replace the bulb(s), first disconnect the power at the main fuse or circuit breaker panel or pull the plug.
  • Page 30: The Exhaust Feature

    Care and Cleaning The Exhaust Feature The Exhaust Fan Charcoal Filter (on some models) Reusable Grease Filters (on all models) The exhaust fan has 2 metal reusable grease filters. Models that recirculate air back into the room also use a charcoal filter. Reusable Grease Filters The metal filters trap grease released by foods on the cooktop.
  • Page 31: Charcoal Filter

    (on some models) The charcoal filter cannot be cleaned. It must be replaced. Order part No. WB02X9883 from your Frigidaire supplier. If the model is not vented to the outside, the air will be recirculated through a disposable charcoal filter that helps remove smoke and odors.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    A fuse in your home may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped. Replace fuse or reset circuit breaker. Power surge. Unplug the microwave oven, then plug it back in. Plug not fully inserted into wall outlet. Make sure the 3-prong plug on the oven is fully...
  • Page 33 Troubleshooting Before You Call For Service… ou hear an unusual, low-tone beep? You have tried to start the Reminder without a valid time of day. Start over and enter a valid time of day. You have tried to change the power level when it is not allowed.
  • Page 34: Consumer Services

    Consumer Services WARRANTY...
  • Page 35 Consumer Services WARRANTY * NORMAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONSUMER This warranty applies only to products in ordinary household use, and the consumer is responsible for the items listed below: 1. Proper use of the appliance in accordance with instructions provided with the product.
  • Page 36: If You Need Service

    WCI Canada, Inc. 800•944•9044 Electrolux Home Products North America P.O. Box 212378 Augusta, GA 30917 164D3370P137 49-40142-3 Canada 866•294•9911 Electrolux Home Products North America 6150 McLaughlin Road Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5R 4C2 Printed in Korea CFMV145 FMV145 06-02 JR...