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Microwave Oven Care; General Cleaning - KitchenAid KCMC1575 Use & Care Manual

Microwave oven with convection
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To Use Defrost:
1. Place food, uncovered, on the turntable and close the door.
2. Touch DEFROST.
Enter the weight in pounds.
Weight can be set from 0.3 lb to 6.3 lbs (136 g to 2.86 kg).
NOTE: Enter weight in grams if weight entry mode is set to
metric. See "Weight Entry Mode" section.
IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and the microwave oven is cool. Always follow label instructions on
cleaning products.
Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested unless otherwise noted.
MICROWAVE OVEN CAVITY
To avoid damage to the microwave oven cavity, do not use soap-
filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, steel-wool pads, gritty
washcloths or some recycled paper towels.
To avoid damage to stainless steel models, rub in direction of
grain.
The area where the microwave oven door and frame touch when
closed should be kept clean.
Average soil
Mild, nonabrasive soaps and detergents:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Heavy soil
Mild, nonabrasive soaps and detergents:
Heat 1 cup (250 mL) of water for 2 to 5 minutes in microwave
oven. Steam will soften soil. Rinse with clean water and dry
with soft, lint-free cloth.
Odors
Lemon juice or vinegar:
Heat 1 cup (250 mL) of water with 1 tbs (15 mL) of either
lemon juice or vinegar for 2 to 5 minutes in microwave oven.
Microwave Inlet Cover
To avoid arcing and microwave oven damage, the microwave
inlet cover (see "Parts and Features") should be kept clean.
Wipe with wet cloth.
MICROWAVE OVEN DOOR AND EXTERIOR
The area where the microwave oven door and frame touch when
closed should be kept clean.
Mild, nonabrasive soaps and detergents:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Glass cleaner and paper towels or nonabrasive plastic
scrubbing pad:
Apply glass cleaner to towel, not directly to surface.
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MICROWAVE OVEN CARE

General Cleaning

3. Touch START.
The display will count down the defrost time.
The cycle may be interrupted briefly to turn food, if necessary,
by opening the door. Close the door and touch START to
resume the cycle.
When the cycle ends, "End" will appear in the display, and the
end-of-cycle tones will sound.
4. Touch STOP CANCEL or open the door to clear the display.
To Defrost Manually: Follow direction in "Manual Cooking"
section, and use 30% cooking power. See "Microwave Cooking
Power" chart.
Stainless Steel (on some models)
To avoid damage to microwave oven door and exterior, do not
use soap-filled scouring pads, abrasive cleaners, steel-wool
pads, gritty washcloths or some paper towels. Rub in direction of
grain.
Stainless steel cleaner (not included):
See "Assistance or Service" section to order.
Liquid detergent or all-purpose cleaner:
Rinse with clean water and dry with soft, lint-free cloth.
Vinegar for hard water spots
CONTROL PANEL
Sponge or soft cloth and water:
Dampen sponge with water and wipe panel. Dry with soft
cloth.
To avoid damage to the control panel, do not use chemical or
abrasive cleansers.
TURNTABLE
Replace turntable immediately after cleaning. Do not operate the
microwave oven without the turntable in place.
Mild cleanser and scouring pad
Dishwasher
CONVECTION and GRILL RACKS
Dishwasher cleaning is not recommended. To avoid damage to
the convection and grill racks, do not use abrasive cleansers or
scrubbers.
Mild soap, water and washcloth

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