KitchenAid COOK SPEED OVEN Use And 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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Model KHHS179L



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  • Page 1 ULTIMA COOK™ SPEED OVEN Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230 Table of Contents... 2 Model KHHS179L 8205975/4619-652-61654...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS MICROWAVE OVEN SAFETY...3 Electrical Requirements ...5 PARTS AND FEATURES...5 Oven Cavity Coating ...5 Microwave System – OPTIMAWAVE™ Plus Technology ...5 Grill Element ...6 Turntable ...6 Cooking Rack...6 Browning Pan and Handle ...7 Grill Rack ...7 OVEN CONTROL ...7 Display/Touch Screen...7...
  • Page 3: Microwave Oven Safety

    Use the microwave oven only for its intended use as described in this manual. Do not use corrosive chemicals or vapors in the microwave oven. This type of oven is specifically designed to heat, cook, or dry food.
  • Page 4: Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To Excessive Microwave Energy

    Clean Ventilating Hoods Frequently - Grease should not be allowed to accumulate on hood or filter. Oversized foods or oversized metal utensils should not be inserted in the microwave oven as they may create a fire or risk of electric shock. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Typically, microwave ovens operate on HIGH power only. For example, to achieve a 50% power level (“medium”) in a typical microwave oven, the oven operates 50% of the time at HIGH power and 50% of the time OFF. Home...
  • Page 6: Grill Element

    In contrast, microwave ovens utilizing this microwave system deliver the selected power level continuously. This constant stream of microwave power helps to minimize overcooking of foods and messy food spatters. Sensor Cooking The microwave system features sensor cooking functions. A humidity sensor in the oven cavity detects moisture and humidity emitted from food as it heats.
  • Page 7: Browning Pan And Handle

    Display The display screen shows the time of day and Home screen when the microwave oven is not in use. If the time of day is hidden (see “Clock” section), “Home” will appear in its place. Reheat...
  • Page 8 Touch Screen The LCD touch screen is used to input commands. A light- to medium-pressure touch of the fingertip will activate the menu choice. However, sensitivity of the touch screen may vary, and using the tips or backs of fingernails may provide more accuracy when inputting commands.
  • Page 9: Progress Bar

    Progress Bar Sensin Reheating 1. Progress bar The progress bar is a visual picture of the estimated running time of a cooking cycle. It will appear during sensor cooking functions. The line appears below the word “Sensing,” and shows progress by the darkening of the line from the left.
  • Page 10: Vent Fan

    Vent Fan The vent fan has 4 speeds ranging from Off to High. To protect the oven, the fan will automatically turn on at high speed if the temperature from the range or cooktop below gets too hot. It may stay on for up to 1 hour to cool the oven. When this occurs, the Fan button will not function.
  • Page 11: Night Light

    Night Light The Night Light can be programmed to automatically come on when low light levels are detected. To Set the Sensor for Night Light: 1. On the “Home” screen, touch “More Choices.” 2. Touch “Hints & Settings.” 3. Touch “More Choices.” 4.
  • Page 12: Oven Use

    Clothes, flowers, fruit, herbs, wood, gourds, paper, including brown paper bags and newspaper should not be dried in the oven. Do not use the microwave oven for canning, sterilizing or deep frying. The oven cannot maintain appropriate temperatures. Paraffin wax will not melt in the oven because it does not absorb microwaves.
  • Page 13: Aluminum Foil And Metal

    Follow manufacturer’s recommendations. Earthenware Melamine Follow manufacturer’s recommendations. Paper Towels, Use nonrecycled and those approved by Dinnerware, the manufacturer for microwave oven use. Napkins Plastic Wraps, Use those approved by the manufacturer Bags, Covers, for microwave oven use. Dinnerware, Containers Pottery and Clay Follow manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Page 14: Cooking

    Cooking To Use the Auto Cooking Functions: When using preset cooking powers and cook times for selected food types (Cereal, Eggs, Frozen Food, Vegetable, Grains, Meat, Poultry, and Fish), follow the “Cook” menus to select amounts and begin the auto function. See “Display/Touch Screen” section for sample programming.
  • Page 15: Popcorn

    Popcorn Popcorn is a sensor function. The sensor determines the appropriate popping time of commercially packaged microwavable popcorn. Remove rectangular cooking rack before use. Do not use regular paper bags or glassware. Pop only 1 package of popcorn at a time. Follow manufacturer’s instructions when using a microwave popcorn popper.
  • Page 16: Defrosting

    The auto defrost feature has 3 categories: Meat, Poultry and Fish. It should not be used for food left outside the freezer more than 20 minutes and frozen ready-made food. The microwave oven can also be manually set to defrost.
  • Page 17: Grill

    Grill The Grill function uses a 1,500-watt halogen and quartz element that heats quickly to grill a variety of foods. Oven cavity and door will become very hot during grill element use. The use of oven mitts is recommended. The circular grill rack and Browning Pan will become very hot. Use oven mitts to grasp Browning Pan for removal.
  • Page 18: Boil & Simmer

    Do not use metal utensils, as they can scratch the pan. Do not use the pan in any other microwave oven or in a thermal oven. Do not place the pan on the rectangular cooking rack or circular grill rack.
  • Page 19: Soften And Melt

    To Use: 1. Place empty Browning Pan on turntable. 2. On “Home” screen, touch “More Choices.” 3. On “More Choices” screen, touch “Browning Pan.” 4. Select food or touch “Manual” for foods not on the menu. 5. Press number buttons to enter amount. Doneness may be adjusted at this time by touching “Doneness,”...
  • Page 20: Oven Care

    Soap, water and a soft cloth or sponge are suggested first unless otherwise noted. GREASE FILTERS Do not operate the microwave oven without the grease filters in place. Soak grease filters in hot water and mild detergent. Scrub and swish to remove embedded dirt. Rinse well and shake dry.
  • Page 21: Replacing Filters

    Replacing Filters The grease filters should be removed and cleaned at least once a month. Do not operate the oven without the filters in place. The charcoal filter cannot be washed and should be replaced every 6 to 12 months. See “Assistance or Service” to reorder filters. See “General Cleaning”...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Try the solutions suggested here first in order to avoid the cost of an unnecessary service call. Nothing will operate Has a household fuse blown or has the circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset the circuit. Is the appliance wired properly? See Installation Instructions provided with your oven.
  • Page 23: Assistance Or Service

    Use a corded phone, a different frequency cordless phone or avoid using these items during oven operation. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at: KitchenAid Brand Home Appliances...
  • Page 24: 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.

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