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Microwave Oven Safety - KitchenAid YKHMS155L Use & Care Manual

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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.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or
"WARNING." These words mean:
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
When using electrical appliances basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:
To reduce the risk of burns, electric
shock, fire, injury to persons, or exposure to excessive
microwave energy:
Read all instructions before using the microwave
Read and follow the specific "PRECAUTIONS TO
MICROWAVE ENERGY" found in this section.
The microwave oven must be grounded. Connect
only to properly grounded outlet. See "GROUNDING
INSTRUCTIONS" found in this section and in the
provided Installation Instructions.
Install or locate the microwave oven only in
accordance with the provided Installation Instructions.
Some products such as whole eggs in the shell and
sealed containers – for example, closed glass jars –
are able to 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. It is not designed for industrial or laboratory use.
As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary
when used by children.


You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
Do not operate the microwave oven if it has a
damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or
if it has been damaged or dropped.
The microwave oven should be serviced only by
qualified service personnel. Call an authorized
service company for examination, repair, or
See door surface cleaning instructions in the
"Microwave Oven Care" section.
To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity:
– Do not overcook food. Carefully attend the
microwave oven when paper, plastic, or other
combustible materials are placed inside the oven
to facilitate cooking.
– Remove wire twist-ties from paper or plastic bags
before placing bags in oven.
– If materials inside the oven ignite, keep oven door
closed, turn oven off, and disconnect the power cord,
or shut off power at the fuse or circuit breaker panel.
– Do not use the cavity for storage purposes. Do not
leave paper products, cooking utensils, or food in
the cavity when not in use.


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