Microwave Oven INSTRUCTION MANUAL MODEL:EM031ECS-P00A Read these instructions carefully before using your microwave oven, and keep it carefully. If you follow the instructions, your oven will provide you with many years of good service. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY PRECAUTIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY (a) Do not attempt to operate this oven with the door open since this can result in harmful exposure to microwave energy. It is important not to defeat or tamper with the safety interlocks. (b) Do not place any object between the oven front face and the door or allow soil or cleaner residue to accumulate on sealing surfaces. (c) Do not operate the oven if it is damaged. It is particularly important that the oven door closes properly and that there is no damage to the: (1) DOOR (bent) (2) HINGES AND LATCHES (broken or loosened) (3) DOOR SEALS AND SEALING SURFACE (d) The oven should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except properly qualified service personnel. Specifications Model: EM031ECS-P00A Rated Voltage: 115V~ 60Hz Rated Input Power(Microwave): 1500W Rated Output Power(Microwave): 1000W Oven Capacity: 1.1 Cu.ft. Turntable Diameter: 12.4 inch External Dimensions : 20.2X16.3X12.0 inch Net Weight: Approx. 32 Lbs Warning: Handling the cord on this press or cords associated with accessories sold with this product, will expose you to lead a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handle. 2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS To reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire,injury to WARNING persons or exposure to excessive microwave oven energy when using your appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including the following: 8. Use this appliance only for its intended 1. Read all instructions before using the uses as described in this manual. Do appliance. not use corrosive chemicals or vapors 2. Read and follow the specific: "PRECAUin this appliance. This oven is TIONS TO AVOID POSSIBLE EXPOSURE specifically designed to heat or cook TO EXCESSIVE MICROWAVE ENERGY" or dry food. It is not designed for found on page 2. industrial or laboratory use. 3. As with most cooking appliances, close supervision is necessary to reduce the risk 9. As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary when used of a fire in the oven cavity. by children. 4.To reduce the risk of fire in the oven 10. Do not operate this oven if it has a cavity: damaged cord or plug, if it is not i). Do not overcook food. Carefully attend working properly or if it has been the appliance when paper, plastic, or damaged or dropped. other combustible materials are placed 11. This appliance should be serviced only inside the oven to facilitate cooking. by qualified service technicians. ii).Remove wire twist-ties and metal Contact the nearest authorized service handles from paper or plastic facility for examination, repair or containers/bags before placing them in adjustment. the oven. 12. Do not cover or block any openings on iii). If materials inside the oven ignite, the oven. keep the oven door closed. Turn the 13. Do not store or use this appliance oven off, and unplug the appliance. outdoors. Disconnect the power cord, shut off 14. Do not use this oven near water, for power at the fuse or circuit breaker panel. example, near a kitchen sink, in a wet iv). Do not use the oven cavity for storage basement, near a swimming pool, or purposes. Do not leave paper products, similar locations. cooking utensils, or food in the cavity 15. Do not immerse cord or plug in water. when not in use. 16. Keep cord away from heated surfaces. 5. This oven must be grounded. Connect 17. Do not let cord hang over edge of only to properly grounded outlet. See table or counter. "GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS" found 18. When cleaning surfaces of door and on page 4. oven that comes together on closing 6. Install or locate this oven only in the door, use only mild, nonabrasive accordance with the installation soaps or detergents applied with a instructions provided. sponge or soft cloth. 7. Some products such as whole eggs and sealed containers-for example, closed glass jars-are able to explode and should not be heated in the oven. 3 19. Liquids, such as water, coffee, or tea are able to be overheated beyond the boiling point without appearing to be boiling. Visible bubbling or boiling when the container is removed from the microwave oven is not always present. THIS COULD RESULT IN VERY HOT LIQUIDS SUDDENLY BOILING OVER WHEN THE CONTAINER IS DISTURBED OR A SPOON OR OTHER UTENSIL IS INSERTED INTO THE LIQUID. i) Do not overheat the liquid. ii) Stir the liquid both before and halfway through heating it. iii) Do not use straight-sided containers with narrow necks. iv) After heating, allow the container to stand in the microwave oven for a short time before removing the container. v) Use extreme care when inserting a spoon or other utensil into the container. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of DANGER Electric Shock Hazard Touching some of the internal components can cause serious personal injury or death. Do not disassemble this appliance. WARNING Electric Shock Hazard Improper use of the grounding can result in electric shock. Do not plug into an outlet until appliance is properly installed and grounded. Three-pronged (grounding) plug an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having grounding wire with a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an outlet that is properly installed and grounded. Consult a qualified electrician or serviceman if the grounding instructions are not completely understood or if doubt exists as to whether the appliance is properly grounded. If it is necessary to use an extension cord, use only a 3-wire extension cord that has a 3-pronged grounding plug, and a 3-slot receptacle that will accept the plug on the appliance. The marked rating of the extension cord shall be equal to or greater than the electrical rating of the appliance. 4 1. A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce the risks resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord. 2. Longer cord sets or extension cords are available and may be used if cared is exercised in their use. 3. If a long cord sets or extension cord is used: 1) The marked electrical rating of the cord set or extension marked electrical rating of the cord set or extension cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance. 2) The extension cord must be a grounding-type 3-wire cord; and 3) The longer cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over unintentionally. Radio Interference 1. Operation of the microwave oven may cause interference to your radio, TV or similar equipment. 2. When there is interference, it may be reduced or eliminated by taking the following measures: 1) Clean door and sealing surface of the oven 2) Reorient the receiving antenna of radio or television. 3) Relocate the microwave oven with respect to the receiver. 4) Move the microwave oven away from the receiver. 5) Plug the microwave oven into a different outlet so that microwave oven and receiver are on different branch circuits. UTENSILS CAUTION Personal Injury Hazard Tightly-closed utensils could explode. Closed containers should be opened and plastic pouches should be pierced before cooking. See the instructions on "Materials you can use in microwave oven or to be avoided in microwave oven." There may be certain non-metallic utensils that are not safe to use for microwaving. If in doubt, you can test the utensil in question following the procedure below. Utensil Test: 1. Fill a microwave-safe container with 1 cup of cold water (250ml) along with the utensil in question. 2. Cook on maximum power for 1 minute. 3. Carefully feel the utensil. If the empty utensil is warm, do not use it for microwave cooking. 4. Do not exceed 1 minute cooking time. 5 Materials you can use in microwave oven Utensils Remarks Aluminum foil Shielding only. Small smooth pieces can be used to cover thin parts of meat or poultry to prevent overcooking. Arcing can occur if foil is too close to oven walls. The foil should be at least 1 inch (2.5cm) away from oven walls. Follow manufacturer’s instructions. The bottom of browning dish must be at least 3/16 inch (5mm) above the turntable. Incorrect usage may cause the turntable to break. Microwave-safe only. Follow manufacturer's instructions. Do not use cracked or chipped dishes. Always remove lid. Use only to heat food until just warm. Most glass jars are not heat resistant and may break. Heat-resistant oven glassware only. Make sure there is no metallic trim. Do not use cracked or chipped dishes. Follow manufacturer’s instructions. Do not close with metal tie. Make slits to allow steam to escape. Use for short–term cooking/warming only. Do not leave oven unattended while cooking. Use to cover food for reheating and absorbing fat. Use with supervision for a short-term cooking only. Use as a cover to prevent splattering or a wrap for steaming. Browning dish Dinnerware Glass jars Glassware Oven cooking bags Paper plates and cups Paper towels Parchment paper Plastic Plastic wrap Thermometers Wax paper Microwave-safe only. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Should be labeled "Microwave Safe". Some plastic containers soften, as the food inside gets hot. "Boiling bags" and tightly closed plastic bags should be slit, pierced or vented as directed by package. Microwave-safe only. Use to cover food during cooking to retain moisture. Do not allow plastic wrap to touch food. Microwave-safe only (meat and candy thermometers). Use as a cover to prevent splattering and retain moisture. Materials to be avoided in microwave oven Utensils Aluminum tray Food carton with metal handle Metal or metaltrimmed utensils Metal twist ties Paper bags Plastic foam Wood Remarks May cause arcing. Transfer food into microwave-safe dish. May cause arcing. Transfer food into microwave-safe dish. Metal shields the food from microwave energy. Metal trim may cause arcing. May cause arcing and could cause a fire in the oven. May cause a fire in the oven. Plastic foam may melt or contaminate the liquid inside when exposed to high temperature. Wood will dry out when used in the microwave oven and may split or crack. 6 SETTING UP YOUR OVEN Names of Oven Parts and Accessories Remove the oven and all materials from the carton and oven cavity. Your oven comes with the following accessories: Glass tray 1 Turntable ring assembly 1 Instruction Manual 1 F E D C A B A) Control panel B) Turntable shaft C) Turntable ring assembly D) Glass tray E) Observation window F) Door assembly G) Safety interlock system G Turntable Installation Hub (underside) Glass tray Turntable shaft a. Never place the glass tray upside down. The glass tray should never be restricted. b. Both glass tray and turntable ring assembly must always be used during cooking. c. All food and containers of food are always placed on the glass tray for cooking. d. If glass tray or turntable ring assembly cracks or breaks, contact your nearest authorized service center. Turntable ring assembly 7 Countertop Installation Remove all packing material and accessories. Examine the oven for any damage such as dents or broken door. Do not install if oven is damaged. Cabinet: Remove any protective film found on the microwave oven cabinet surface. Do not remove the light brown Mica cover that is attached to the oven cavity to protect the magnetron. Installation 1. (3) Blocking the intake and/or outlet openings can damage the oven. (4) Place the oven as far away from radios and TV as possible. Operation of microwave oven may cause interference to your radio or TV reception. 2. Plug your oven into a standard household outlet. Be sure the voltage and the frequency is the same as the voltage and the frequency on the rating label. Select a level surface that provide enough open space for the intake and/or outlet vents. 12 inch(30cm) 3.0 inch(7.5cm) OPEN 3.0 inch(7.5cm) A minimum clearance of 3.0 inches (7.5cm) is required between the oven and any adjacent walls. One side must be open. (1) Leave a minimum clearance of 12 inches (30cm) above the oven. (2) Do not remove the legs from the bottom of the oven. 8 WARNING: Do not install oven over a range cooktop or other heat-producing appliance. If installed near or over a heat source, the oven could be damaged and the warranty would be void. OPERATION Control Panel and Features POPCORN POTATO SOUP DINNER PLATE PIZZA BEVERAGE (7) FRESH FROZEN VEGETABLE VEGETABLE (1) WEIGHT DEFROST TIME DEFROST (2) (3) KITCHEN TIMER MEMORY (4) (8) POWER 1 2 3 EXPRESS COOK (9) (5) (6) 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 (10) (11) 9 (1) Weight Defrost (2) Time Defrost (3) Kitchen Timer (4) Memory (5) AM/PM (6) Stop/Clear: clear all previous settings pressed before cooking starts. During cooking: press once to stop oven; twice to stop and clear all entries. (7) Auto Menu (8) Power (9) Number keys (10) Clock/Pre-set (11) Start/+30Sec. OPERATION 1. Power Level Ten power levels are available. Level 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Power 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% PL4 PL3 PL2 PL1 Display PL10 PL9 PL8 PL7 PL6 PL5 Remarks: when a power between level 10-8 is chosen, the high level indicator is lighted and it will flash when in operation. When a power between level 7-1 is chosen, the low level indicator is lighted and it will flash when in operation. 2. Clock Setting When the microwave oven is plugged into a outlet, the oven will display " 0:00 " (1) Press " CLOCK/PRE-SET ", LED will display 00:00, clock indicator will be lighted. The hour figures will flash; ":" and "0" will be lighted. (2) Press the number keys and enter the correct time. For example, time is 10:12 now, please press "1,0,1,2" in turn. (3) Press " AM/PM " to choose AM or PM. AM or PM will be selected in turn by press the button of " AM/PM " continuously. (4) Press " CLOCK/PRE-SET " to finish clock setting, and the clock indicator will go out. ":" will be flashing and the clock will be lighted. (5) If the numbers input are not within the range of 1:00--12:59, the setting will be invalid until valid numbers are input. Note: In the process of clock setting, if the " STOP/CLEAR " button is pressed or if there is no operation within 1 minute, the oven will go back to the former setting automatically. 3. Kitchen Timer (1) Press " KITCHEN TIMER ", LED will display 00:00, clock indicator will be lighted. The first "0" will flash; ":" and the other "0" will be lighted. (2) Press the number keys and enter the correct time.(the maximum cooking time is 99 minutes and 99 seconds) (3) Press " START/+30SEC. " to confirm setting, clock indicator will be lighted. (4) When the kitchen time is reached, clock indicator will go out. The buzzer will ring 5 times. If the clock be set(12-hour system), LED will display the current time. Note: The kitchen Time is differ from 12-hour system,Kitchen Timer is a timer. 4. Microwave cook (1) Keep on pressing " POWER " to choose microwave power. " " and " " or " " will be lighted. (2) Press number keys to input the cooking time; the maximum cooking time is 99 minutes and 99 seconds. 10 (3) Press " START/+30SEC. " to start cooking, and the remained cooking time will be displayed. ":", " ", " " or " " indicators will be flashing. Note: In the process of cooking, if the " STOP/CLEAR " button is pressed or if there is no operation within 1 minute, the oven will go back to the former setting automatically. 5. Fast Starting (1) In waiting state, instant cooking at 100% power level can be started by select a cooking time from 1 to 6 minutes by pressing number pads1 to 6. Press " START/+30SEC " to increase the cooking time; the maximum cooking time is 99 minutes and 59 seconds. (2) In waiting state, instant cooking at 100% power level with 30 seconds' cooking time can be started by pressing " START/+30SEC ". Each press on the same button will increase cooking time by 30 seconds. the maximum cooking time is 99 minutes and 59 seconds. Note: Each press on " START/+30SEC" can increase the cooking by 30 seconds for the microwave and Auto menu cooking. However, the operation will not work under "Weight Defrost" operation. 6. Defrosting By WT Function (1) Press " WEIGHT DEFROST ", LED will display "dEF1"; when at the same time " ", " " indicators will be lighted. (2) Press numerical pads to input weight to be defrosted. "Oz" indicator will be lighted. Input the weight ranged between 4~100 Oz. (3) If the weight input is not within 4~100, the input will be invalid. No "beep" will be sound and the microwave will not work until valid numbers are input . (4) Press " START/+30SEC. " to start defrosting and the remained cooking time will be displayed. ":", " " and " " indicators will be flashing and the "Oz" indicator will go out. 7. Time Defrost Function (1) Press " TIME DEFROST ", LED will display "dEF2". At the same time, " ", " " indicators will be lighted. (2) Press number pads to input defrosting time. The effective time range is 00:01~99:99 (3) If the time input is not within 00:01~99:99, no "beep" will be sound and the microwave will not work until valid numbers are input. (4) The default microwave power is power level 3. If you want to change the power level, press " POWER " once, and the LED will display "PL 3", then press the number pad of the power level you wanted. (5) Press " START/+30SEC. " to start defrosting. The remained cooking time will be displayed. ":", " " and " " indicators will be flashing. 11 8. POPCORN a) Default mode 1) Press " POPCORN " to select popcorn mode, " "," " and "Oz" are light. "1.75","3.0","3.5" appears in the display. 2) Press " START/+30SEC. " to start cooking, the buzzer will ring once, "Oz" will go out, " "," " will flash. 3) When the cooking is over, the buzzer will ring 5 times, LED will display "0:00". If the clock be setted(12-hour system), LED will display the currently time. b) Cooking-time adjustable mode 1) Press " POPCORN " to select popcorn mode, " "," " and "Oz" are light. "1.75","3.0","3.5" appears in the display. 2) Press " MEMORY " , LED will display the cooking time of the weight, the minute figure is flashing. 3) Press the number keys and enter the time. 4) Press " MEMORY " to save the setting.If straight press " START/+30 SEC. ", the oven will to cook with the amended cooking time. " "," " will flash. Users can change the cooking time e.g.: Users set " POPCORN " time for 3 minutes and 15 seconds 1) Press" POPCORN " button once or twice when the oven is on call ( the screen will display "1.75" for once press and "3.0" for twice), then press "MEMORY" button, LED screen will display the default cooking time of current food weight ( which is not 0:00 ), for example 1'30''. on the screen the first number 1 glints, press nember button to input 3; the second number 3 glints, press number button to input 1; the third number 0 glints, press number button to input 5.and then the first number 3 glints again (It is similar as clock setting ). 2) Press "MEMORY" again to save current setting. If press "START/+30SEC." to begin cooking directly, the program will save the latest setting of cooking time automatically. 3) To change the set cooking time, repeat step 1), the screen will firstly display the saving time ( 3:15 for example ), press number button to reset cooking time, and the follow step 2). 4) When completed, whenever press " POPCORN " button, screen displays food weight 1.75 , 3.0 or 3.5, only cooking time follows the saved time setting. 5) To go back to initialization, press " POPCORN " button for more than three seconds, the buzzer will sound, then go back to initial setting. 9.POTATO a)Press " POTATO " repeatedly until the number you wish appears in the display, " ", " " light. "1"SET: 1 potato (approximate 230 gram) "2"SET: 2 potatoes (approximate 460 gram) "3"SET: 3 potatoes (approximate 690 gram) For example, press "POTATO" once : "1" displays. ", " b) Press " START/+30 SEC. " to cook, " down. 12 " are flashing, time counts Times( Press "Potato") Weight Once 1set Twice 2set Thrice 3set Display 10. PIZZA a) Press " PIZZA " repeatedly until the number you wish appears in the display, " " " light. You can reheat 1~3 slices of Pizza each time . Times( Press "Pizza") Weight Once 1(about 3.0 Oz) Twice 2(about 6.0 Oz) ", Display 3(about 9.0 Oz) Thrice For example, press" PIZZA " twice, "2" appears in the LED. b) Press " START/+30 SEC." to cook, " "," " are flashing, time counts down. 11.BEVERAGE a) Press " BEVERAGE " repeatedly until the number you wish appears in the display, " ", " ", " " light. You can reheat 1~3 cups of beverage each time (approximate 250 ML). For example, press "BEVERAGE" twice, "2"appears in the display. b) Press " START/+30 SEC." to cook, " ", " " are flashing, time counts down. Times( Press "BEVERAGE") Weight Once 1Mug Twice 2Mugs Thrice 3Mugs Display 12.SOUP a) Press " SOUP " repeatedly until the number you wish appears in the display, " ", " " ,"Oz" light. For example, press "SOUP" twice, "8.0"appears in the display. b) Press " START/+30 SEC." to cook, " ", " " light, time counts down. Times( Press "SOUP ") Weight Once 4.0 Oz Twice 8.0 Oz Thrice 12.0 Oz 4 times 16.0 Oz 13 Display 13. DINNER PLATE a) Press " DINNER PLATE " repeatedly until the number you wish appears in the display, " ", " " and "Oz" light. For example, press" DINNER PLATE " twice, "12.0" appears in the display. b) Press " START/+30 SEC. " to cook, " ", " " are flashing, time counts down. Times( Press "DINNER PLATE") Weight Once 9.0 Oz Twice 12.0 Oz Thrice 18.0 Oz Display 14.FRESH VEGETABLE a) Press " FRESH VEGETABLE " repeatedly until the number you wish appears in the display, " ", " " and "Oz" light. For example, press " FRESH VEGETABLE " twice, "8.0" appears in the display. b) Press " START/+30 SEC. " to cook, "Oz" disappears, " flashing, time counts down. Weight Times( Press "FRESH VEGETABLE") Once 4.0 Oz Twice 8.0 Oz Thrice 16.0 Oz ", " " are Display 15.FROZEN VEGETABLE a) Press " FROZEN VEGETABLE " repeatedly until the number you wish appears in the display, " ", " " and "Oz" light. For example, press " FROZEN VEGETABLE " twice, "8.0" appears in the display. b) Press " START/+30 SEC. " to cook, "Oz" disappears, " ", " " are flashing, time counts down. Display Weight Times( Press "FROZEN VEGETABLE") Once 4.0 Oz Twice 8.0 Oz Thrice 16.0 Oz 14 16. PRE-SET FUNCTION (1) Set the clock first. (Consult the instruction of clock setting.) (2) Set a certain cooking procedure(one or two blocks), the setting method and display are same as relevant cooking procedure. (Defrosting is beyond pre-set cooking). Example: If you want to cook the food with 100% microwave power for 10 minutes. Do it as following: a. Press "POWER" once to choose 100% microwave power; b. Press number keys "1","0","0","0" in order to adjust the cooking time; c. Be careful! Please do not press " START/ +30 SEC." to start cooking. (3) Press " CLOCK/PRE-SET " to display current time and hour figure is flashing, the icon " : " keep lighting on. (4) Press number keys to input the cooking time.For example: to set the time is 12:12, you can press the number keys "1","2","1","2" in order. (5) Press " AM/PM " to choose AM or PM. AM or PM will be selected in turn by pressing the button of " AM/PM " continuously. (6) Press "START/ +30 SEC." to confirm the preset procedure.When it is confirmed, the unit will go back the clock states. (7) When time arrives, the buzzer will sound twice and the cooking starts. 17. MEMORY FUNCTION (1)Press "MEMORY" to choose memory 1-5 procedure. The LED will display 1,2,3...5. (2)If the procedure has been set, press " START/ +30 SEC." to use it. If not, continue to set the procedure. Only one or two stages can be set. (3) After finishing the setting, press "MEMORY" to save the procedure and turn back to the waiting states.If press " START/ +30 SEC." ,it can save and operate the setting. Example: to set the following procedure as the second memory, that is memory 2. to cook the food with 80% microwave power for 3minutes and 20 seconds. The steps are as follow: a. In waiting states, press "MEMORY" twice,stop pressing until the screen displays "2". b. Press "POWER" three times until "PL8" displays. c. Press number keys "3","2","0" in order to input the cooking time. d. Press "MEMORY" to save the setting. Buzzer sounds once then turn back to waiting states. If you press "START/+30SEC." after the above step, the procedure will be saved as the memory 2 and operated. e. If the electricity is not cut off, the procedure will be saved all the time. If it is, the procedure need to reset. f. If you want to run the saved procedure, in waiting states, press "MEMORY" twice, screen displays "2", then press "START/+30SEC." to run. 15 18. Multi-section cooking At most 2 sections can be set for cooking. In multi-section cooking, if one section is defrosting, then defrosting shall be placed in the first section. When the first stage finish, the buzzer will sound once and the next stage will begin cooking. Example: if you want to cook with 80% microwave power for 5 minutes + 60% microwave power for 10 minutes. The cooking steps are as following: (1) Press "POWER" for times to choose 80% microwave,now "PL8" is displayed; (2) Press number keys "5","0","0" to set the cooking time; (3) Press "POWER" for times to choose 60% microwave power, "PL6" is displayed; (4) Press number keys "1","0","0","0" to set the cooking time; (5) Press "START/+30SEC." to start cooking. 19. INQUIRING FUNCTION (1) In cooking state, press " CLOCK/PRE-SET ", the LED will display clock for three seconds. (2) In the microwave cooking state, press " POWER " to inquire microwave power level, and the current microwave power will be displayed. After three seconds, the oven will turn back to the previous state. In multi-stage state, the inquiring way can be done by the same way as above. 20. LOCK FUNCTION FOR CHILDREN Lock: In waiting state, press " STOP/CLEAR " for 3 seconds, there will be a long "beep" denoting the entering into the children-lock state; meanwhile, LED will display " " Lock quitting: In locked state, press " STOP/CLEAR " for 3 seconds, there will be a long "beep" denoting that lock is released. 21. COOKING END REMINDING FUNCTION When the cooking is over, the buzzer will sound 5 "beep" to alert user the cooking is finished. 21. OTHER SPECIFICATIONS (1) In standby state , if the set clock digital tube displays current time, the icon " : " would flash; otherwise, it shows " 0:00 ". (2) In setting function state, LED displays corresponding setting. (3) In working or pause state, LED displays surplus cooking time. 16 Maintenance Troubleshooting Check your problem by using the chart below and try the solutions for each problem. If the microwave oven still does not work properly, contact the nearest authorized service center. TROUBLE POSSIBLE CAUSE Oven will not start a. Electrical cord for oven is not plugged in. b. Door is open. c. Wrong operation is set. a. Plug into the outlet. b. Close the door and try again. c. Check instructions. Arcing or sparking a. Materials to be avoided in microwave oven were used. b. The oven is operated when empty. c. Spilled food remains in the cavity. a. Use microwave-safe cookware only. b. Do not operate with oven empty. c. Clean cavity with wet towel. Unevenly cooked foods a. Materials to be avoided in microwave oven were used. b. Food is not defrosted completely. c. Cooking time, power level is not suitble. d. Food is not turned or stirred. a. Use microwave-safe cookware only. b. Completely defrost food. Overcooked foods Cooking time, power level is not suitable. Use correct cooking time, power level. Undercooked foods a. Materials to be avoided in microwave oven were used. b. Food is not defrosted completely. c. Oven ventilation ports are restricted. d. Cooking time, power level is not suitable. a. Use microwave-safe cookware only. b. Completely defrost food. c. Check to see that oven ventilation ports are not restricted. d. Use correct cooking time, power level. Improper defrosting a. Materials to be avoided in microwave oven were used. b. Cooking time, power level is not suitable. c. Food is not turned or stirred. a. Use microwave-safe cookware only. b. Use correct cooking time, power level. c. Turn or stir food. 17 POSSIBLE REMEDY c. Use correct cooking time, power level. d. Turn or stir food.