KitchenAid KHMS145KSS Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
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Model KHMS145KSS


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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 Model KHMS145KSS 4619-652-60621/8183931...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS MICROWAVE OVEN SAFETY ... 3 Electrical Requirements ...5 PARTS AND FEATURES...6 Turntable ...6 Designed Cooking Rack ...6 MICROWAVE OVEN CONTROL PANEL ...7 Display...7 Number Codes...7 Start ...7 Cancel/Off ...7 Clock ...7 Tones...8 Timer...8 Child Lock ...8 Vent Fan ...8 Cooktop Light...8...
  • Page 3: Microwave Oven Safety

    – for example, closed glass jars – may explode and should not be heated in the microwave oven. 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

    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. Do not clean with metal scouring pads. Pieces can burn off the pad and touch electrical parts involving a risk of electric shock.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For all cord connected appliances: The microwave oven must be grounded. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. The microwave oven is equipped with a cord having a grounding wire with a grounding plug.
  • Page 6: Parts And Features

    3. Support 4. Shaft The turntable rotates in both directions to help cook food more evenly. Do not operate the microwave oven without the turntable in place. See “Assistance or Service” to reorder any of the parts. To Install: 1. Remove tape from the hub.
  • Page 7: Microwave Oven Control Panel

    MICROWAVE OVEN CONTROL PANEL Display When power is first supplied to the microwave oven, a “:” will blink on the display. Touch CANCEL/OFF to stop the blinking. Any other time a “:” blinks on the display, a power failure has occurred.
  • Page 8: Tones

    Vent Fan is turned on after power is supplied to the microwave oven, it will start at speed level 1. Each time the fan is turned on, it will start at the speed level that was used last.
  • Page 9: Before Using

    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 10: Cookware And Dinnerware

    Follow manufacturer’s recommendations. Earthenware Melamine Follow manufacturer’s recommendations. Paper Towels, Use non-recycled 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 11: Cooking Power

    6. Touch CANCEL/OFF or open the door to clear the display and/or stop reminder tones. MICROWAVE OVEN Cooking To Use: 1. Touch COOK TIME. 2. Touch the number pads to set a length of time to cook.
  • Page 12: Sensor Cooking

    Before using, make sure the microwave oven has been plugged in for at least 2 minutes, the room temperature is not above 95°F (35°C) and the outside of the container and microwave oven cavity are dry. 1. Touch one of the five SENSOR food pads.
  • Page 13: Cooking In Stages

    (ex ample: medium each muffin or bagel) *Soup 1 to 4 cups (250 mL to 1 L) *Make sure the microwave oven has been plugged in for at least 2 minutes. To Use Reheat: 1. Touch REHEAT. 2. Touch number pad from chart Touch REHEAT repeatedly to scroll through foods.
  • Page 14: Custom Defrost

    Custom Defrost The Custom Defrost feature can be used, or the microwave oven can be manually set to defrost by using 30% cook power. Food should be 0°F (-18°C) or colder at defrosting for optimal results. Unwrap foods and remove lids (from fruit juice) before defrosting.
  • Page 15: Keep Warm

    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. Always use the turntable as a support for the pan. Do not place the pan on the cooking rack.
  • Page 16: Microwave 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 17: Replacing Cooktop Light

    4. Plug in microwave oven or reconnect power. Replacing Microwave Oven Light The microwave oven light is a 10W low-voltage halogen capsule bulb. It will automatically come on when the door is opened and when the microwave oven is operating. See “Assistance or Service”...
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Display shows messages Is the display showing an “Oven Status” screen, with a letter/number code and instruction to inform KitchenAid? The oven has detected an internal problem. It has run a self- checking program and displayed the error. Call for service.
  • Page 19: Assistance Or Service

    To locate the KitchenAid designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with any questions or concerns at: KitchenAid Brand Home Appliances Customer Interaction Center...
  • Page 20: Warranty

    SECOND THROUGH FIFTH YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY In the second through fifth years from the date of purchase, KitchenAid will pay for factory specified parts for the microwave magnetron tube, any electric oven element and the solid state touch control system to correct defects in materials or workmanship.

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