KitchenAid BUILT-IN OVEN & MICROWAVE Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230,
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  • Page 1 MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230, or visit our website at... Table of Contents......................2...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION SAFETY ......3 MANUAL COOKING ..............16 Electrical Requirements ...............4 Add a Minute ................16 Micro Time/Power Cooking ............16 PARTS AND FEATURES..............5 Manual Method Cooking............16 Oven Cavity Coating ..............5 Keep Warm.................17 Microwave System – OPTIMAWAVE™ Technology ....5 Cooking in Stages (or steps) ............17 Turntable ..................6 PROGRAMMED COOKING ............18...
  • Page 3: Microwave Hood Combination Safety

    MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION 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 potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 4: Electrical Requirements

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Use care when cleaning the vent-hood filter. Corrosive Suitable for use above both gas and electric cooking cleaning agents, such as lye-based oven cleaners, may equipment. damage the filter. Intended to be used above ranges with maximum width of 36"...
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES This manual may cover several different models. The model you have purchased may have some or all of the features shown here. The appearance of your particular model may differ slightly from the illustrations in this manual. A.
  • Page 6: Turntable

    Turntable ACCESSORIES The following accessories have been provided with your new oven. Any of the parts may be ordered for replacement. Cooking Rack The rectangular cooking rack is ideal for two-level cooking. It provides extra cavity space for cooking 2 or more containers at the same time.
  • Page 7: Oven Control

    OVEN CONTROL The oven’s controls are accessed through its control panel and interactive touch display. NOTE: Due to the sensitivity of the control panel, we have provided special instructions for cleaning the panel as well as the touch screen display. See “General Cleaning” section for cleaning instructions. A.
  • Page 8: Main Menu

    Main Menu The Main Menu is displayed on the default screen. 3. On Browning Pan screen, touch “Poultry Brst Boneless.” From the Main Menu, all automatic cooking programs can be 4. On Browning Pan-Poultry Breast screen, touch “2 pieces.” activated; all manual cooking can be programmed; settings can Weight guidelines appear below the quantity selections.
  • Page 9: Settings & Info

    6. When preheating is finished, follow the instructions on the Preheat Finished screen, then touch “Continue.” Settings & Info If more or less cook time is desired, adjust doneness before Oven features may be activated and/or changed, and display touching “Continue.” characteristics may be adjusted using the “Settings &...
  • Page 10: Clock

    Clock Display Backlight This is a standard 12-hour clock (12:00 AM-11:59 PM). When Display backlight may be set to reduce brightness or to turn off power is first supplied to the oven, or after a power failure, the during sleep mode. “Welcome”...
  • Page 11: Learning Mode

    Learning Mode Tones The Learning Mode is ideal for learning how to use the oven. Tones are audible signals, indicating the following: When set, functions can be entered, with real displays and tones, without actually turning on the microwave generator (magnetron). One Tone While functions are operating in the Learning Mode, the oven Valid entry (short tone)
  • Page 12: Timer

    Timer Control Lock The Timer can be set in minutes and seconds, up to 99 minutes, The Control Lock disables all controls to prevent unintended use and counts down the set time. of the oven. The only control that will function while the Control Lock is active is the OFF pad on the control panel.
  • Page 13: Trucapture™ Vent Fan And Cooktop Lights

    TRUCAPTURE™ Vent Fan Cooking Animation and Cooktop Lights Lights Vent Fan A. Cooking with microwaves Max-Off B. Turntable icon The cooking animation appears during any cooking cycle, whether automatic or manual. The animation shows what type of The oven’s hood controls, on the lower, left side of the oven (see cooking is taking place.
  • Page 14: Oven Use

    OVEN USE A magnetron in the oven produces microwaves which reflect off the metal floor, walls and ceiling and pass through the turntable Cooking Guidelines and appropriate cookware to the food. Microwaves are attracted to and absorbed by fat, sugar and water molecules in the food, Covering causing them to move, producing friction and heat which cooks Covering food helps retain moisture, shorten cook time and...
  • Page 15: Cookware And Dinnerware

    Always use the turntable. Cookware and Dinnerware Do not allow contact with another metal object during microwave cooking. Cookware and dinnerware must fit on the turntable. Always use oven mitts or pot holders when handling because any dish may become hot from heat transferred from the food. Do not use Do Not Use cookware and dinnerware with gold or silver trim.
  • Page 16: Manual Cooking

    MANUAL COOKING Add a Minute Manual Method Cooking The ADD A MINUTE control automatically starts the oven at The Manual Method control on the Main Menu is for manual 100% power for 1 minute, and adds 1 minute of cook time, up to cooking by cooking method.
  • Page 17: Keep Warm

    Keep Warm Cooking in Stages (or steps) Manual cooking may be done in stages (or steps), up to 4 stages WARNING total. The first stage may be programmed using any of the manual controls. The stages may be reviewed at any time during programming and/or cooking by touching “Review Steps”...
  • Page 18: Programmed Cooking

    PROGRAMMED COOKING To Use Popcorn: Sensor Cooking 1. Place popcorn bag on the turntable and close the door. 2. Touch POPCORN control. Some automatic cycles are sensor cycles. See “Cook Method Chart.” No amounts need to be entered. A sensor in the oven The oven will start automatically.
  • Page 19: Reheat

    Reheat Cook The Reheat menu has 8 main food categories, plus a shortcut to The Cook menu has 10 main food categories, plus a shortcut to Manual Reheat (see “Manual Method Cooking” section). manual Cook (see “Manual Method Cooking” section) Beverage Casserole Leftover Meal...
  • Page 20: Browning Pan

    Browning Pan Soften The Browning Pan menu has 7 main food categories, plus a The Soften menu has 6 main food categories, plus a shortcut to shortcut to Manual Browning Pan (see “Manual Method Cooking” Manual Soften (see “Manual Method Cooking” section). section).
  • Page 21: Food Type Chart

    To Update Most Used Menu: On the Most Used screen, touch “Auto Update.” The oven shows the 6 programs used most frequently since the last time the menu was updated. Food Type Chart Use this chart as a reference for menu items available in the “Food Type” menu. BREAKFAST FOOD FROZEN FOOD Bacon...
  • Page 22 SNACKS BREAD Burrito Bagel Cook Small Cheese Sticks Defrost Cook or Browning Pan Medium Instant Macaroni & Cheese Defrost Cook Large Kids Pizza 5" Defrost Cook French Toast Marshmallow Cook or Browning Pan Melt Muffin Pizza, Leftover Fresh Reheat Reheat Pizza Roll Frozen Cook or Browning Pan...
  • Page 23 GRAINS: PASTA/RICE MEAT Canned Pasta Beef Cook Ground Beef Couscous Defrost or Cook Cook or Boil & Simmer Hamburger Patty Grits Cook or Browning Pan Quick Steak Cook Defrost Regular Hot Dog Cook Cook Instant Macaroni & Cheese Meatballs Cook Cook or Browning Pan Pasta Pork...
  • Page 24: Cook Method Chart

    Cook Method Chart Use this chart as a reference for menu items and amounts available in the “Cook Method” menu. REHEAT DEFROST Beverage Bread 1 or 2 cups (250-500 mL) 0.1-2.0 lbs (45-900 g) Casserole, Leftover Weight Unknown 1-4 cups (250 mL-1 L) Bagel Meal (dinner plate) small: 2-8 bagels...
  • Page 25 COOK Cereal/Oatmeal Pasta Grits Canned Pasta: senses 1-4 servings Quick: senses 1-4 servings Dried Pasta Regular: senses 1-4 servings Fettuccine: senses 2-8 oz (57-227 g) Hot Wheat: 1-4 servings Macaroni: senses 0.5-2.0 cups (125-500 mL) Instant Cereal: 1-4 servings Penne: senses 0.5-2.0 cups (125-500 mL) Oatmeal Rotini: senses 0.5-2.0 cups (125-500 mL) Instant: 1-4 servings...
  • Page 26 BOIL & SIMMER MELT Couscous Butter/Margarine senses 1-4 servings 0.5, 1.0, 1.5 or 2 sticks or 1-8 tbs (15-120 mL) Dried Pasta Caramel Fettuccine: senses 2-8 oz (57-227 g) 7 or 14 oz (199 or 397 g) Macaroni: senses 0.5-2.0 cups (125-500 mL) Cheese Penne: senses 0.5-2.0 cups (125-500 mL) 8 or 16 oz (227 or 454 g)
  • Page 27: Oven Care

    Average soil Rub in direction of grain to avoid damaging. Mild, nonabrasive soaps and detergents: KitchenAid ® Stainless Steel Cleaner & Polish (not included) Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth. KitchenAid ®...
  • Page 28: Replacing Filters

    To Remove/Replace: BROWNING PAN 1. Squeeze the small tab on the outer edge of the filter frame inward, and pull down until the frame and filters drop out. Do not use abrasive cleansers or scrubbers. Mild cleanser, water and washcloth Dishwasher COOKING RACK Dishwasher cleaning is not recommended.
  • Page 29: Replacing Cooktop Light

    3. For wall or roof venting, remove the vent deflector by removing the mounting screws (1 from each end), and lifting Replacing Cooktop Light out the vent deflector. The cooktop light consists of two 10W low-voltage halogen capsule bulbs. See “Assistance or Service” section to reorder. ®†...
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate Display shows time countdown, but is not operating Has a household fuse blown, or has the circuit breaker Is the Timer in use? tripped? See “Timer”...
  • Page 31: Assistance Or Service

    Before calling for assistance or service, please check For further assistance “Troubleshooting.” It may save you the cost of a service call. If If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with you still need help, follow the instructions below. any questions or concerns at:...
  • Page 32: Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling KitchenAid. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-422-1230. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.