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Power Levels
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Sensor Features
Time Features

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Tips
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Write the model and serial


numbers here:
Model #
Serial #
You can find them
inside the oven.

on a label

FOOO36P41AG 49-40511 01-06JR

IMPORTANTSAFETYINSTRUCTIONS.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.

WARNING!
For your safe_ the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or
to prevent propeFly damage, personal injury, or loss of life.

PRECAUTIONS
TOAVOIDPOSSIBLEEXPOSURE
TOEXCESSIVE
MICROWAVEENERGY
(a) Do NotAttempt
open

since

exposure
defeat

to operate
open-door

to microwave
or tamper

with

this oven

operation
energ_'_
the

the

accumulate

on

sealing

door
in hm_nflll
not

to

interlocl_s.

object
between
the
or allow soil or cleaner

door

the

result

It is important

safety

(b) Do NotPlace any


and

with

can

(c) Do Not Operate the oven if' it is damaged.


It is
particularly
important
that the oven door close
properly and that there is no damage to the:
(1) door

oven fl'ont fi_ce


residue
to

surli_ces.

(2) hinoes

(bent),
and latches

(broken

(3) door seals and sealing

or loosened),

surli_ces.

(d) The Oven Should Not be ac!justed or repaired b)


anyone except properly qualified service personnel.

IMPORTANTSAFETYINSTRUCTIONS.
When using electrical

appliances,

basic safety precautions

Read and fl_llow the specific precautions


in the
Precautions to Avoid Possible Exposure to Excessive
Microwave Energy secdon above.

oven

This appliance
nlust be grounded.
(_onnect only to a
properly grounded
outlet. See the Grounding Instructions
section on page 4.

Be certain to place the fi'ont sm_i_ce of the door three


inches or more back from the countertop
edge to avoid
accident;fl tipping of the appliance
in nomml usage.
Install or locam this appliance
only in accordance
the provided installation
instructions.

Do not mount

this appliance

Do

the

not

portion

iilO/lnt

of a heating

with

over a sink.

IllicI'oWa;'e

or cooking

oven

over

appliance.

or

neai"

including

Do not store anything

should be followed,

any

s/irtilce

when

the

the following:
directly

on top of the microwave

illicrowave

oven

is in

opei'ation.

Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged


power
cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has
been damaged
or dropped.
If the power cord is
damaged,
it must be replaced by General Electric
Se_Mce or an authorized
se_Mce agent using a power
cord a\:filable fl'om General Electric.
Do not cover or block any openings

on the appliance.

Llse this appliance


only fin" its intended
use as described
in this manual. Do not use corrosive chemicals or w_pox_
in this appliance.
This microwave oven is specifically
designed to heat, (h T or cook tbod, and is not intended
for laboratory
or industrial use.

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IMPORTANTSAFETYINSTRUCTIONS.
Use this appliance

only for its intended

purpose

This microwave
IIlaIJ ne rise.

oven

or tested

Do not store this appliance


outdom3. Do not use this
product near wate_fi)r
example, in a wet basement,
near a swimming pool, near a sink or in similar
locations.

Keep power

Do not imme_e

Do not let power


0I"

is not

approved

cord away fl'om heated


power

as described

in this Owner's Manual.

fl:,r

s/mfi_ces.

cord or plug in water

cord hang

in tile Care and


of this manual.

See door s/wfhce cleaning instructions


cleaRiRg of the microwave over section

This appliance
must only be serviced by qualified service
personnel.
(_ontact nearest authorized
service fi_cilitv
fin" examination,
repair or a(!jusm_ent.

_s with mV appliance,
close supervision
when used by children.

is necessary

SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS

over edge ot table

COtlntei:

To reduce tile risk of fire in tile oven caviW:


--Do not overcook fi_od. Careflfllv attend appliance
when paper; plastic or other combustible
materials
placed inside the oven while cooking.
--Remove
plastic

wire twist-ties and metal


containe_
bet0re plating

are

handles fl'om paper


them in tile oven.

or

--Do not use the oven fin" storage pmi)oses. Do not leave
paper products, cooking utensils or toed in the oven
when not in use.
--If

materials

inside

closed,

ttlrn

or shut

off power

If tile
--Do

door

not

tile

tile
oven

ignite,

at tile fllse

is opened,

tile

Sensor

Features

toed

portion.

If tbod

same

tile

first co/mtdown,

use

kee I) tile

discmmect
or drcuit

fire

rise tile

tile

cooking

oven
off and

tile

oven

door

power

breaker

cord,

panel.

may spread.
twice

in StlCCession

is tmdercooked

on

after

ADO 1MINUTEtor additional

time.

A WARNING!
ARCING
If you see arcing press the STOP/RESETpad and correct the problem.
Ardng
Arcing

is tile microwave
is caused by:

Metal

or foil touching

Foil not molded


like anmnnas).

tem_ fin" sparks in tile oven.

tile side of tile oven.

to food (uptm'ned

edges act

Metal, such as twist-ties, poult_ y pins or goldrimmed dishes, in the microwave.

Recycled paper tcmvls containing


small metal
pieces being used in tile microwave.

IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.

a, WARNING!

FOODS
Do

not

pop

popcoYn

in

yo/lr

i//ici'owave

oven

unless in a special microwave popcorn accessm T


or mfless you use I)opcorn labeled fi)r use in
IlliCI'O_;Ive

Some products such as whole eggs and sealed


container,--tOt
example, closed jade--are
able
to eN)lode and should not be heated in this
()veil could

oven.

_tlcl/

result

rise

of

tile

illiCi'ow_lve

Do not boil eggs in a microwave oven. Pressm'e


will build up inside egg yolk and will cause it
to bm_t, possibly resulting in ii_j mT.

Operating
tile microwave with no food inside for
illOi'e than a Illintlte or _\vo IllaV Catlse dalllage
to tile oven and could start a fire. It increases tile

Foods with tmbroken

and can shorten

Liquids,such as water, coffee ortea, are able to


be overheatedbeyond the boiling point without
appearing to be boiling. Visiblebubblingor boiling
when the container is removed from the microwave
oven is not alwayspresent. THISCOULDRESULT
IN VERYHOTLIQUIDSSUDDENLYBOILINGOVER
WHENTHECONTAINERIS DISTURBEDORA
SPOONOROTHERUTENSILIS INSERTEDINTO
THELIQUID.

--

Do not

overheat

--

Stir tile

liquid

through
--

Do not
narrow

--_Mter
tile

the
both

liquid.
beflwe

the

Use extreme
other
utensil

and

halfway

it.

use straight-sided
necks.

heating,
microwave

removing
--

risk of ii_jm y to pe_ons:

heating

allow
oven

contninei_

with

tile container
to stand
fi)r a short time befi)re

in

container;
care
into

Hot foods and steam

when
inserting
the container;

a spoon

can cause bm'ns.

Be careflll

when opening any containe_


of hot tODd,
including popcorn bags, cooking pouches and
boxes. To prevent possible iI_jury, direct steam
away fi'om hands and face.

Cook meat and poultry thoroughly--meat


to at
least an INTERNAl,
temperature
of 160F and
poult_ T to at least an INTERNAl, tempemtm'e
of 180E Cooking to these temperatm'es
usually
protects against fi)odborne
illness.

SUPERHEATED
WATER

tile

Don't defl'ost fl'ozen beverages in narro_=necked


bottles (especially carbonamd
beverages).
Even if
tile container
is opened, pressm'e can build up.
This can cause tile container
to built, possibly
resulting in iI_jm T.

Do not (wercook potatoes. They could dehydrate


and catch fire, causing damage to yore" oven.

outer "skin" such as

potatoes, hot clogs, sausages, tomatoes, apples,


chicken li\'e_ and other giblets, and egg )x)lks
should be pierced to allow steam to escape
during cooking.

To reduce

injurY.

in

heat aro/md tile magnetron


tile lile of tile oven.

thoroughly
cooked. Stir food to distribute tile
heat evenly: Be careflfl to prevent scalding when
wamfing fi)mmla. Tile container
may libel cooler
than tile fimnula really is. _Mwavs test tile fimnula
befiwe feeding tile bab>

ovens.

I/liCYoW_lVe

Avoid heating baby todd in glass.imp, even


with tile lid off. Make sm'e all inlimt fi)od is

or

SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS

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MICROWAVE-SAFE
COOKWARE

Make sure all cookware used in your microwave


oxen is suitable fi)r microwaxing.
Most glass
casseroles, cooking dishes, measuring
cups, custard

cups, potte_ y or china dinnerware


which does not
have metallic trim or glaze with a metallic sheen can
be used. Some cookware is labeled "suitable for
microwaving."
If w)u are not sm'e if a dish is microwave-sale,
use this test: Place in the oven both the dish
you are testing and a glass measuring
cup flled
with 1 cup of water--set
tile measuring
cup
either in or next to the dish. Microwave 30-45
seconds at high. If tile dish heats, it should not
be used fi)r microwaving.
If tile dish remains cool and only the water in
tile cup heats, then

If w)u use a meat them_ometer


while cooking,
make sure it is sale for use in microwave ovens,

Do not use rewcled paper


paper towels, nal)kins and
contain metal flecks which
or ignite. Paper products
m'hm filaments should be
also ignite,

l)roducts. Recycled
waxed paper can
inav cause arcing
containing
nflon or
avoided, as tile}' may

Some styrofoam m_vs (like those that meat is


packaged on) haxe a thin strip of metal embedded
in tile bottom. _Aq/en microwave(l, tile metal can
burn tile floor of tile oven or ignite a paper t()weE

Do

Not all plastic wrap is suitable Ira" use in Inicro_;Ive


ovens. Check the package for proper use.

IlOt

rise

tile

"Boilable" cooking i)ouches and tightly closed


plastic bags should be slit, pierced or vented as
directed by package. If thev are not, plastic could
bm_t during or immediately
al*er cooking,
possibly resulting in iqju*> Mso, plastic storage
containe_
should be at least partially tmcovered
because thev titan a tight seal. _A]/en cooking
with containe_
tightly covered with plastic wrap,
remove covering careflfllv and direct steam away
fl'om hands and ti_ce.

Use fi)il only as directed in this guide. TV dinnet_


may be microwaved
in foil trays less than 3/4"

tile dish is microwave-sale,

IllicI'o_;lve

to

dry

ileWSl)al)ei3.

Paper towels, waxed paper and plastic wrap


can be used to cover dishes in order to retain

Cookware ma) become hot because of heat


transferred
from tile heated fi)od. Pot holde_
may be needed to handle tile cookware.

high; remove

tile top foil cover and return

tile

tray to tile box. When using foil in tile microwave


oven, kee I) tile foil at least 1 inch away fl'om tile
sides ot the oven.

Plastic cookware>--Plasfic
cookware designed fi)r
inicrowave cooking is vei y useflll, but should be
used careflfll> Even microwave-sale
plastic may
not be as tolerant of overcooking
conditions
as
are glass or ceralnic inatelJals, and may soften or
char if subjected to short periods of o;ercooking.
In hmger exposm'es to oxercooking,
tile food
and cookware could ignite.

Follow those guidelines:


D'_ Use microwave-satb
plastics only and use
them in strict compliance
with the cookware
IIl_l I1 HIll ct HI'eI"S

'_

Do

ilOt

i'e coi/llll

illici'owa_,e

ei/ll)I,_

ell

'

datio

iis.

coiltJliilers.

Do not pemfit children to use plastic


cookware without complete supervision.

moistm'e and prevent spattering.


Be sm'e t()
vent plastic wrap so smam can escape.

GROUNDING
INSTRUCTIONS
This appliance
must be gro/mded.
In tile event of
an electrical short drcuit, gro/mding
reduces tile
risk ()t electric shock by providing an escape wire
for tile electric current.

If tile outlet is a standard 2-prong wall outlet,


it is yore" personal responsibili_'
and obligation
to have it replaced with a properly gro/mded
S-prong wall outlet.

This appliance
is equipped with a power cord
having a grounding
wire with a gro/mding
plug.
The plug must be plugged into an outlet that is
properly installed and gro/mded.

D(> ilot

Consult a qualified electrician or se_Mce mchnician


if the gro/mding
instructions
are not completely
tmde_tood,
or if do/flX exists as to whether tile
appliance

is propedy

gro/mded.

tile third

tllldeI"

ally

(gro/md)

ciI'CtllllSt_lllCeS

prong

from

tilt

or

I'elllOVe

tile power

cord.

We do not recommend
using an extension cord
with this appliance.
If tile power cord is too
short, have a qualified electrician or se_Mce
technician
install an outlet near tile appliance.
(See EXTENSION CORDS secd(m.)
For best operation, i)lug this appliance into its
OWII electrical outlet to l)revent flickering of lights,
blowing (ff fllse or tripping of circuit breaker.
5

IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.
ADAPTER
PLUGS
Usage situations where appliance's power cord will be disconnected infrequently.
{Adapterplugsnot
permittedinCanada)

Because of potential
safer)' hazards under certain conditions,
we strongly recommend against the use of an adapter plug.
Howevex; if you still elect to use an adaptex; where local codes
pemfit, a TEMPORARY CONNECTION may be made to a properly
grounded
2-prong wall receptacle by the use of a UI, listed adapter
which is available at most local hardware stores.
The

larger

slot in the adapter

the wall receptacle


the

power

to

must

be aligned

provide proper polarity

with

the

in the

larger

Alignlarge
prongs/slots

of

_ _L_ I

_E,_sure prop/erground
andfirm connection
beforeuse.

TEMPORARY
METHOD

slot in

c(mnecfion

..__

cord.

CAUTION: Attaching the adapter ground terminal to the wall receptacle cover screw does not ground
the appliance unless the cover screw is metal, and not insulated, and the wall receptacle is grounded
through the house wiring.
You

should

have

the

circuit

checked

by a qualified

electrician

to make

sm'e

the

receptacle

is propefl)

gromMed.

X'_hen disconnecting,
the I)wer
cord fl'om the adapteL alwa)s hold the adapter with one hand. If this
is not done, the adapter grotmd temfinal is xerx likely to break with repeated use. Should this hal)pen,
DO NOTUSEthe appliance tmtil a proper grotmd has again been established.

Usage situations where appliance's power cord will be disconnected frequently.


Do not use an adapter plug in these situations because fl'equent disconnection
oi the power
tmdue strain on the adapter and leads to eventual fifilm'e of the adapter grotmd temfinal.
the 2-prong wall receptacle
replaced with a 9)-prong (grotmding)
receptacle
by a qualified
before using the appliance.

cord places
_)u should
electrician

have

EXTENSION
CORDS
A short
over

power

a longer

Extension

SUl_ply cord

is provided

to reduce

the

risks

resulting

t_'om

becoming

entangled

in or tripping

cord.

cords

may

be used

if you are

careflfl

in using

them.

If an extensioncord is used-B

The marked
electrical
the appliance;

_'_

The

_j

The extension
it can be pulled

If you

extension

cord

oxen

must

ot the extension

,
,
be a gr()tmding-t_

cord

should

,'1 . -wlre
_e 3 "

cord

be at least as great

and

cord should
be arranged
so that it will not drape
on b) children
or tripped
oxer tmintentionally.

use an extension

microwaxe

rating

is on.

cord,
Cooking

the

interior
times

ma)

light

may flicker

be longe_;

and

the

it II/t/st
over

blower

as the

be l)lugged,,
the

cotmtertop

sotmd

electrical

into

radng

a 3-slot

otltlet

or tabletop

may vary when

ot

where

the

too.

READANDFOLLOW
THISSAFETY
INFORMATION
CAREFULLY.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS

About the features of your microwave oven.

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Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.

1200 Watts

' I
O
Featuresof the Oven
O

DoorLatches.

Window
with Metal Shield. Screen
allows
cooking
to be viewed while keel)iw,
mici'owaxes
confined
in tile o_eil,

emovable Turntable. Tumt_d)le


and support
must be in place when using the o_en, Tile
turnt;O)le

be remoxed

for cleaning,

emovable
Turntable Support. Tl/e roller
_ing support
must be in I)lace when
using
tile

mar

o_en,

TouchControlPanelDisplay.

DoorLatch
Release.Press latch release
open (looi:

to

NOTE."
Ratingplate,ovenvent(s)andovenfightarelocated
on theinsidewallsof themicrowaveoven.

About the features of yourmicrowave oven.


You can microwave by time, with the sensor features or with the auto feature.

OD@D
OD@D
CookingContro/s
Time Features
Press

Enter

Options

Number Pads
WARM
POPCORN
Pressonce,twice or threetimes

Amountof cookingtime
Amountof warmingtime
PressSTART

POWERLEVEL
Pressoneto tentimes

PressSTART

INVERTER
DEFROST
ADD1 MINUTE
Pressoneto tentimes

Foodweightup to 6 Ibs.
PressSTART

TIMER

Amountof time

Sensor
Press Features

Enter

Options

DINNER
BREAKFAST

PressSTART
PressSTART

More/Lesstime
More/Lesstime

LUNCH/SNACK
SIDEDISH
Pressuntilfoodappears
in display
REHEAT

PressSTART
PressSTART

More/Lesstime
More/Lesstime

PressSTART

More/Lesstime

3.5oz.,3.0oz.
or 1.75oz.
More/Lesstime

About changing the power level

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Power Level
Select

tile

power

level

befi)re

entering

the

cooking

time.

Press

POWERLEVEt

5mtil the

desired

power

level

appem_

display.

The maximum
time at Power

in the

programmable
cooldng
Le\el
10 is 30 minutes.
For

Press
Once
Twice
3 times
4 times
5 times
6 times
7 times
8 times
9 times
10tl?nes

Variable

power

levels

microwa_v

cooldng.

mic_owa\v

energy

Power
30%
done

I,eve]

add

fle_bilitv

Power
at 70%

Level

High

Most

(PIO),

PIO High for fish, bacon, vegetables,boiling


liquids, etc.
P7

Medium high for gentle cooking of meat


and poultry,baking casserolesand
reheating

P5

Medium for slow cooking and tenderizing


for stews and less tender cuts of meat

P2 or Low for defrosting


P3

cooldng

to
7 (PT)

is

of flfll powes:

3 (P3) is microwave

of flfll powel:
on

Here are some examples of uses for various


power levels:

Power Level
PIO(High)
,9
,8
P7(MecL-High)
P6{Medium)
P5
P4
P3{MecL-Low)Defrost
P2
PI (Low)

other Pox_er I,ex els, the ma_mum


time is 99 mimstes and 99 seconds.

A high setting (PIO) will cook thster but


ff_od may need more fi'equent stirring,
rotating or turning oven A lower setting will
cook more evenly and need less stirring or
rotating of the fl)od.

cooldng

which

gives

energy

at

will be
you

100%

ot pewee

About the time features.


To Cook by Time
The microwave

Stage Cooking

is automatically

set for

YOII

Power i,evel 10 (High). It can be changed


for cooking flexibili_:. At Power I,evel 10,
the ma_mum
programmable
cooking time
is 30 minutes. Maximum
cooking times
for Power I,evels 1 to 9 are 99 minums
and 99 seconds.

Press POWERLEVEL
tmtil
power

level

appea_s

the desired
in the displa)

window.
Skip this step
use Power i,evel
10.

_'_ Enter
I1 Hlllber

the cooking

if you wish

(Oil

l)rgI'aIll,

511) to

,_ ('ookiIlg,

sin ges:,

Press POWERLEVEL tmtil the desired


power level appears in the displa)
window.

_'_ Set the cooking


nmnber pads.

time using the

Repeat steps 1 and 2. (For additional


stages,, rei)eat steps 1 and 2).

Press START

to

time usino the

pads.

Press START

You may open the door during the cooking


time to check the fi)od. Close the door and
press START to resume cooking. The
microwave will beep 5 times to signal that
the cooking time is completed.

Each cooking stage time will count down


in the display. The microwave will beep 2
times between each stage. At the end of the
sequence, the microwave will beep 5 times.

About the time features.


Cooking Guide for timed Cooking
Use High power level (PIO) unless otherwise

noted.

Vegetafl/e

Amount

Time

Comments

Asparagns
(fresh spears)

l lb.

Ill 1-qt. casserole, place ]/4 cup watel:

(frozen spears)

10-oz. package

5 to 8 rain,
Me&High (P7)
4 to 7 rain.

1 lb. cut in half


10-oz. package
10-oz. package

10 to 14 rain.
4 to 8 min.
4 to 8 rain.

Ill 1 -qt. casserole, place l/2 cup l_tel:


In 1-qt. casserole, place 2 tablespoons/xatel:
[n 1-qt. c;_sserole, place 1/4 cup/later.

l bunch

16 to 21 rain.

Ill 2-qt. casserole, place l/2 cup/_atel:

(fresh cut)
(fresh spears)
(frozen, chopped)
(frozen spears)

1 bunch (1 to 1 lbs.)
I bunch (1 m 1 lbs.)
10-oz. package
10-oz. package

5
7
4
4

Ill
In
In
Ill

Cabbage
(fresh)
(wedges)

1 medium bead (about 2 lbs.)

6 to 9 rain.
5 m 9 rain.

Ill 1 - or 2-qt. casserole, place l/4 cup/_ atel:


Ill 2- or 3-qt. casserole, place l/4 cup l_atel;

(fresh, sliced)

l lb.

4 In 8 rain.

Ill 1 -qt. casserole,

(frozen)
Canliflowor

10-oz. package

3 m 7 rain.

Ill l-qt. casserole, place 2 tablespoons/x_tel:

(flowerets)
(fresh, whole)
(frozen)

1 medium bead
l medium bead
10-oz. package

7 to l0 rain.
7 m 14 min.
3 to 7 rain.

Ill 2-qt. c_t_serole, place l/2 cup/_ atel:


Ill 2-qt. casserole, place l/2 cup ixatel:
Ill 1-qt. c_serole, place 2 tablespoons watel:

10-oz. package

2 to 6 rain.

Ill ]-qt. casserole,

(fresh)

1 to 5 ears

1V4m 4 rain.
per ear

In 2<it. glass baking dish, place corn. If corn is ill


husk, use no water; if corn has been husked, add
l/4 cup watel: Rearrange after half of tinge.

(frozen)

lear
2 m 6 ears

3 m 6 rain.
2 m 3 rain.
per ear

Place ill 2<It. oblong glass baking dish.


Co_er with vented plastic w_ap. Rcarlangc
half of time.

lO-oz, package

2 m 6 rain.

Ill l<it. casserole,

place 3 tablespoons

2 lbs. unsbelled
lO-oz, package

7 to 9 mine
2 m 6 rain.

In l<lt. casserole,
In l<1t. casserole,

place 1/4 cup water.


place 2 tablespoons _lter.

4 potatoes

9 to 11 rain.

Peel and cut into 1-inch


casserole with l/2 cup/_
time.

1 (6 m 8 oz.)

2 m 4 rain.

Pierce whh cooking %l(k. Place ill tile o_cn, l"


apart, ill circular arrangement.
[_et stand 5 minutes.

Spinach
(fresh)

10 m 16 oz.

3 m 6 rain.

Ill 2<it. casserole,

place _shed

(frozen, chopped and leaf)

10-oz. package

3 m 6 min.

Ill l<lt. casserole,

place 3 tablespoons

Squash
(fresh, summer,and yellow)

1 lb. sliced

3 m 5 min.

Ill l -qt. casserole,

(winter, acorn or butternut)

1 m 2 squash

5 m 9 min.

(]lit ill half and

Ill 1-qt. c;_serole.

Beans
(fresh green)
(frozen green)
(frozen lima)
Beets
(fresh, whole)
Broccoli
to
m
to
to

9 rain.
10 min.
7 rain.
7 rain.

2-qt.
2-qt.
1-qt.
1-qt.

casserole, place 1/2 cup/_ater.


casserole, place 1/4 cup/_atel:
casserole.
c_serole, place 3 tablespoons watel:

CarroOs
place l/4 cup/_ttel:

Corn
(frozen kernel)

place 2 tal)lespoons

_lter.

Cornon the cob

Mixed vegetables
(frozen)

after

_zlter.

Peas
(fresh,shelled)
(frozen)
Potatoes
(fresh, cubed, white)

(fresh, whole, sweet


or white)

10

(6 to 8 oz. each)

(about 1 lb. each)

2-qt. glass baking


Turn cut-side-up

place

cubes. Place ill 2<It.


atel: Stir aitel" half of

l/4

relno_ e fibrous

spinach.

cup

_ltel;

mere

dish, place squash


after 4 minutes.

watel:

branes.

Ill

cut-sklc<lown.

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Add I Minute
Youcan use t&s feature in two ways.

Each time the pad is pressed, it will add


one minute to the time counting down.
Press up to 10 times to add 10 minutes
of cooking time.
It can be used to set one minute
cooking

of

Press ADD I MINUTE, up to 10 times.

_'_ Press START


The oxen will beep 5 times when cooking
is completed.

time.

Popcorn
To use the Popcorn

How to Adjust the Popcorn Program to


Provide a Shorter or Longer Cook Time

feature:

|_'_ Follow package instructions.


Place the
package of popcorn in the center of
the ii/ici'owax e.
Use only with prepackaged
microwave popcorn weighing
1.75to 3.5 ounces.

to the popping time.

_'_ Press POPCORN:


Once for..a3 _ oz. bag.
Twice for ....3
0 oz bag.,
3 times tot 1.75 oz. bag.

If the brand of popcorn you use


consistently overcooks or tmdeq)ops,
you can add or subtract 10 to 20 seconds

Press START

Warm

Press the
Once
Twice
3 times

MORE/LESSpad:
Adds 10seconds
Adds 20 seconds
Subtracts 10seconds

4 times

Subtracts 20 seconds

5 times

Revertsto engine/setting

WARM.

D'_

Press

T&s feature will keep food warm up to 30 minutes


after cooking.

Enter
the wamfing
minutes.

This teatm'e

Press START

can be programmed
stage, alteI" ()lie or
cooking times have been enmred.
It cannot be used in combination
final

SensoY

cooking

oY

_tlto

as a

time,

up to 30

IllOI'e

with

leattlI'es.

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About the time features.


ToSoftenand Melt

Cream Cheese

The following are a few examplesof how to soften


or melt food items using variousPower Levelsand
cooking tlYnes.

wrapper and I)lace the cream


microwax e-sate dish.

Brown Sugar

D'_ Select POWERLEVEL P3 (Med.-i,ow).

To soften 1 (up of brown sugar; place sugar


in a microwave-safe
dish with a slice of

[]Enter

bread.

Cover with lid or plastic

wrap.

s()_[[en

oz.

of

cI'eaI//

cheese,

i'eillO_,e

cheese

in a

1 to 2 minutes.

Press START.

Ice Cream

Select POWERLEVEL Plg (High).


Entex 2(1 to 3(1 seconds.

To soften

1 quart of ice cream,

]Select

POWER LEVELP3 (Med.-I,ow).

Refrigerated Butter

[]Enter

45 sec(mds.

To soften 1 stick (1/4 lb.) of refi_gerated


butteI; remove wrapper and place the
butter in a microwave-sate
dish.

[]Press

START.

[]Press

START.

Check

_r_ Select POWER LEVELP2


[]Enter
_

1 minute.

Press START

To melt
butte_;
with

1 stick
place

(1/4

lb.)

of refiigerated

in a microwaxe-sate

lid or xented

plastic

dish.

wrap.

_r_ Select POWERLEVEL


P6 (Medium).
[]Enter
[]Press

12

To

1 to 1 minutes.
START

Coxer

otten

to prevent

meltin

place.

About the automatic features,

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INVERTERDEFROST
UseINVERTERDEFROST
for meat,poultry
and fish.
INVERTER DEFROSTatram/adcallv

sets th e

defrosting time and power levels tor even


defrosting results. Use for meats, poultry
and fish weighing up to 6 pounds.
U

Press INVERTERDEFROST

p_

ILrsing the
enter food
press pads
(1 pound,

Defrosting Tips

Place fi_od in a micro_m'e

Place roasts ti_t-side down. Place whole


poultry

breast-side

Drain liquids

safi_dish.

down.

during

defl'osting.

Standing Time

Conversion Guide below,


weight, . For exami)le,
land 2 for 1.2 pounds
3 otmces).

Atter defrosting, most meats should stand


5 minutes to complete defrosting., I,aroe
roasts should stand for about 30 minutes.
Slanding
time can
count
down at the

Press START

_]_en the oven beeps two times, TURNOVER


appea_ in the display: Turn food ove_;
i'eari'ange
[t)ods
or i'eillOVe
defl'osted I/lear.
Shield waxm areas with small pieces oI toil.

See the

timer

be programmed
to
end of the deli'ost
c_cle.

section

on

page

17 fin" details.

ConversionGuide
If the weight of food is statedin pounds and ounces,the ouncesmust be
convertedto tenths (.1)of a pound.
WeightofFoodin Ounces
I-2
3
4-5
6-7
8
9-10
11
12-13
14-15

EnterFoodWeight (tenthsofa pound)


.I
.2
.3
.4
.5
.6
.7
.8
.9

More/Less
Usethe MORE/LESS pad to adjust Sensorcooklhg
and Popcornprogram cooklhg times.
For Sensor cooking, press the
MORE/LESS pad:
Once
Adds approxl?nately10%more time

To a(!just Popcorn, press the


MORE/LESS pad:
Once
Adds l Oseconds

Twice
Subtracts approxl?nate/y10% time
3 Times Reverts to original settlhg

Twice
3 times

Adds 20 seconds
Subtracts 10seconds

# times

Subtracts20 seconds

5 times

Revertsto owina/setting

Press START

Press START

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About the sensor features.


Humidity Sensor
Sensor Features detect

Tile

automatically
Do

not

rise

ill severely
nuinber
using

to add

Sensor
time.

to tile

[] Tile

tile

tile Sensor
overcooked

pads
tile

cooking
time

a(!justs

increasing

twice

or burnt

food.

more

cooking

See page

containei_

ill

succession

If %od

allows

on
tile
is undercooked

Sallle

cooking.

you

tk)o(l

to add

poi_tion--it

tile

varies

may want

to

or subm_ct

Tile

oven

oI fi)o(1.

after

preference

pad,
vou

during

types and amounts

Cooking

Cooking

13 tor

and

released

to wmous

dine.

or Sensor

MORE/LESS
pad

Tile

hun/iditv

time

Features

Reheat

i)rogram.

proper

the

cooking

lllav

countdown,

with

individuals.

a(!iustfi)r a

10%

result

use tile

to 20%

_Miei"

diJterent
cooking

details.

covei_

are

essential

fin" best

sensor

cooking.

Covered

[] Mwa):s

use microwave-sate

Never
cerise

rise fight
tk)od

sealing

containei_
plastic

and

c{wer

containei_--thev

them
can

Mth
prevent

lids or vented
steam

from

plastic

wrap.

escaping

and

overcook.

to

Vented

[]

Be sure

tile

dry belin'e
tile sensoi:

outside
placing

of tile
toed

cooking

ill tile

containei_

and

Beads

of moisture

oven.

tile

inside

of tile microwave

turning

into

steam

_wen are

can

mislead

Dry off dishes so they don't mislead


the selTso

Reheat
Tile
NOTE:Do not use this feature twice
in succession on the same food
portion--it may result in severely
overcooked or burnt food.

Reheat

teature

previously
cooked
ot letto\ ers.

should
toods,

be used
such

to heat

as a })late

Place covered food in tile oven.


Press REHEAT.

Press START.Tile

oven beeps
is detected.

remaining

to count

Some Foods Not Recommended for


Use With Reheat
It is best to use Time
foods:

Cooldng

fin" these

[] Bread products.
times

_dlen

steam

begins

2
Time
down

in tile

display window.
Tile o\vn will beep
times at tile end of tile countdown.

After removing food from the oven, stir,


ff possib/e, to even out the temperature.
Reheated foods may have wide variations
in temperature. Some areas may he
extremely hot.
_Mter tile time remaining
countdown,
use
tile ADD 1 MlNUTE ieamre ior additional
reheating

time.

uncovered.

[] Foods

or rotated.

that

need

to be stirred

Do not open tile oven door until time is


counting
down. If tile door is opened,
close it and press SYARYimmediately.

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[] Foods that must be reheated

[] Foods calling tin" a (h T look or crisp


surfime alter reheating.
_Mtel" using this teature a tbw times, you
may find that be\ erages are not hot
en(mgh. Press tile MORE/LESS pad once
tin" 10 seconds or twice tin" 20 additional
seconds. Press tile MORE/LESS pad befi)re
tile START pad.

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Sensor Cooking
Sensoi"

alhm:s you to cook

cooking

without

setting

Choose

the

your

toed

]_d_;ivs
Cover

NOTE:Do not use these features


twice in succession o17the same
food portion--they may result in
severely overcooked or burnt food.

Place
Press

_Mter the time remaining


countdown,
use
the ADD I MlNUTEfeamre fi)r additional

tot

reheatino

with

removing

To avoid

steam

alVaV

ti'OIll

_'_ PI'ess START.The


when

remaining

steam

begins

plastic

cove_

wrap.

How to Change the Automatic Settings

alter

burns,

remove

_Mter using this ti_ature a tbw times, you


may find that toed is undercooked
or ox'ei_

Veil,

toed in the oxen.


the toed pad until
3' appeai_

time.

containeiN.

lids or vented

when

categoI

times

teature

illici'o_;ive_-sa[_

tilcing

coveiN

Cooking

type.

tlse

cooking.

tood

a tim e.

Sensor

them

Be careful

Do not open the oven door until time is


counting
down. If the door is opened,
close it and press STARTimmediatelv:

the

cooked. You can a(!just the cooking time fi)r


some toods to suit your pei_onal taste.

food

Toreduce time by 10%:

in the windo_:
oxen 1)eeps
is detected.
to count

Press the MORE/LESS pad two times.

2
Time

down

Toadd 10% to cooking time:

iI1 tile

display window.
The oven will beep
times at the end (ff the countdown.

Press the MORE!LESS pad one time.

Sensor Cooking
Pad

Food Type

Amount

Comments

Breakfast

Oatomal

to 1 cup

Pla(e il/il sev\ril/g " bow1. Do l/()| ((_r(']_.


D)llow package directions.

2 to 8 lhflcs

Follow package directions for lm_cooked


saus_ge. Ammge in a star t)attern.

Omelet

2 to 4 eggs

Coat a 9-incll pie [)late with tbsl), inched


buuer tor each egg. Add 1 tbsp. milk tbr each egg.
Cook co_ered with vetoed plastic wmt). I,et stand
2 u/inures a/ier cooking. Alwa}:suse scrambled egg_.

Soup

1 to 2 cups

Place in seF\ril/g bevel. (]over wilh vented


wrap. Stir alter cooking.

plastic

8 to 32 oz.

Follow t)ackage

sur

Breakfast

Lunch/

Sausage

Snack
Frozen

Entrees

or

SideDish

Frozen

Pizza

Frozen

Pocket

Alier 2 beeps,

8 oz.

Follow t)ackage

directions.

1 smldwich
(4-5 oz.)

D)llow t)ackage

directions.

Potatoes

4 maximmn
6 to 8 oz. each

Pier(e skin with a Jerk, 6 tillles, evenly


Space t)otatoes 1 inch apart. Let stand
to comt)lete cookfi_g.

Fresh

4 to 16 oz.

Add 1 tl)sl), v_ratert)er (u t) oI xegetat)les.


with vented t)lasti(wrat).

6 to 16 oz.

Add 1 tl)sl), v_r_ttert)er cu l) oI xegetat)les. Cover


with vented t)lasti(wrat).
Stir or rearnmge
atter
2 beeps. (Not tor vegetables in buuer or smue).

15 oz.

Do not (()vet;

White Rice

to 1V2 cups

Use tier
1s't stand

Brown

Rice

to 1V2 cups

Use tier ta]) ware;; Co_er wittl vented plastic wl'at).


1s't stand 5 to 10 mimHes beR)re serving.

Frozen

Dhmers

11 to 16 oz.

D)llow package
t)ackaged in/oil

Pasta

2 to 8 oz.

Use hot tap water; Co_er with vented

Stew

1 to 2 cups

Cover wi|h

16 to 32 oz.

Break apart in glass bo\_l or colander. Cover


_ith xemed plasti(_vrilt).
Stir a/ier 2 beel)s.
R(_(o_er and press START

4 to 16 oz.

Arrange

Frozen

Catmed

Dinner

directions.

re_lrl';lnge.

Gromld

Smldwich

Vegetables
Vegetables

Vegetables

Meat

Fish l,_dlets

t)lasti(

spaced.
5 minutes
Coxer

VQI|eI:
( ',o_,er vittl Vellted t)las|i(_)'at).
5 to 10 mimHes beR)re serving.

ill t)

directions.
|rm\s.

vented

in a single
_Vl'_lt

).

plastic

[)o not use R)od


plastic w)'at).

wrap. Stir alter cooking.

lav(m (;o_er wi|h _ented


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About the other features.


Stop/Reset
the STOP/RESETpadto clear the
nlelnory. Dm_ing cooking, press once to
stop the cooking process. Press twice to
cancel all cooking instructions.
Use

Options Features

To access

The OPTIONSpad allows you to establish


and set preferred non-cooking teatures.
These teatures include: ChMtock, Word
Speed, LanguageChoiceand more. See the

Press OPTIONS.

Press the number


teature, 0 throuoh

chart

and

change

the xarious

OPTIONSfeattlres:

below.

otthe

9.

desired

_] Select and press the number for the


desired setting, I or Z or I, 2or 3.

Number Pad

Option

Choices (* indicatesdefaultsetting)

LANGUAGE

1.Englishdisplay*
2. Fran_aisdisplay
3. Espanfildisplay

LB/KG

1.LB.
We/_?ht
display/b ounces/pounds
_
2.
KG.Weightd/splayin
grams/kilograms

WORD
SPEED

1.Fastscrolhng
speed
2.
Medium scrolhng
speed_

MENU
ACTION

1. ONStep-by-step
programming
2.
OFFlnstructionsnot
allsplayed
_instructions(]/splayed

CHILD
LOCK-OUT

1. ONOvenis
locked,will_not operate
2.
OFFLock-outcancelled

DEEP
ON/OFF

1. ONBeepsoundon
2.
OFFBeepsoundturnedoff _

REMINDER
DEEP

1. ONRem/nfler
2.
OFFReminderbeepsoundsevery
beep turnedoff* 15seconds

DAYLIGHT
SAVINGS TIME

1. ON7-/me
of
(:layadvances
one
hour
2.
OFFT/nTe
returns
to onginal
setting*

CLOCK
ON/OFF

1. ONtime
of
2.
OFFT/nTe
of dayis
(:layisdisplayed*
not displayed

DEMO
MODE

1. OFF
ONOvenis
in-StoreOemomode
2.
Not /b Domemode

(_

(_

(_

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Clock
Press

to enter

the

Press

CLOCK.

_'_

Enter

the

]_']

Press

CLOCK.

time

CLOCKto

Press

any cooking

time

of day:

of day.

check

the

time

of da)

during

program.

timer

Time

Mll

window.

Thisfeatureoperatesasa kitchentkner It canalso


be usedtoprograma delaystart ora standingtime
aftercookingiscompleted
B

Press TIMER.

you

cotmt
The

when

the

down

oven

in the

Mll beep

time

display
5 times

Opening
the door will not stop the
countdown.
The time will continue
Co/Int

(lown

if the

to alert

is up.

door

()Veil

is

to

opene(1,

_'_ Enter the amount ot time, in minutes


and seconds, using, the nmnber Imds
(up to 99 minutes and 99 seconds).
_

Press START

Delay Start

L_

Youcanprogramtheoventostartat a latertime.

0D 3 553

Press TIMER.

_'_

Enter
the
in minutes

amom_t
of delay time,
and seconds,
using the

oven

Delay Start time


will automatically

To cancel

nmnber pads (up to 99 minutes


and 99 seconds).

using

will

(-omit

down.

The

start at the set time.

the Delay Start time,

press

STOP/RESET

le',el

10 (PIO),

Stand time

Youcanprogramtheovenfora standingtime
aftercookingiscompletecL

_'_ Press START

time

Press the POWERLEVEL


pad to set the
desired
power
level. Skip this step fin.
power

OD OD

cooking

_"_ Press START


The

Enter
the desired
the nmnber
pads.

Press the POWERLEVEL


pad to set the
desired
power
le',el. Skip this step fi)r
power

level

10

(PIO).

_'_

Enter the desired


the nmnber
pads.

Press TIMER.

cooking

time

using

Enter the amount of stand time, up to


99 minutes and 99 seconds.

The Stand Time will count

down. \,_q_en each

stage finishes, the oven will beep 2 times. M


the end of the program, the oven will beep
5 times. To cancel the Stand Time, press
STOP/RESET

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Microwave terms.
Term

Arcing

Definition
Arcing

is the microwave

tern/fin"

or toil touching

spar!<_ in the oven. Arcing

metal

toil that is not molded

to tood

metal

poult_ T pins, gold-rimmed

recycled

by:

the side of the oven.

such as twist-des,
paper

is caused

(upturned

towels containing

edges act like antennas).

small metal

dishes.

pieces.

Covering

Covei_ hold in inoisture,


covering with wax paper

Shielding

In a regular oven, you shield chicken breasts or baked toods to p_event ove>browning.
_]_en microwa\'ing,
w)u use small strips of toil to shield thin parts, such as the tips ot wings and legs on poultry, which would
cook belore larger parts.

allow fin" more even heating and reduce


allo_vs excess steam to escape.

cooking

time. Venting

plastic

wrap or

StandingTime When you cook with regular

ovens, toods such as roasts or cakes are allowed to stand to finish cooking or
to set. Standing time is especially important
in microwave cooking. Note that a microwaved
cake is not
placed on a cooling rack.

Venting

_Mter cove_ing a dish with plastic wrap, you vent the plastic wrap
stean/ C_lll escape.

by turning

back one corner

so excess

Care and cleaning of the microwave oven.


Helpful Hints
An occasional thorough
the inside flesh.

wiping with a solution

Unplug the cord before cleaning

ot baking

soda and water keeps

any part of this oven.

How to Clean the Inside


Walls, Floor,Inside Window, Metal and Plastic Parts on the Door
Some spattex5 can be removed with a paper towel; othex5 may require a damp cloth.
Relnove greasy spatte_ with a sudsy cloth, then i_hlse with a damp cloth. Do not use
abrasive cleane_
or shaq) utensils on oven walls.

To clean the surface of the door and the surface of the oven that come together upon
closing, use only mild, nonabrasive soaps or detergents using a sponge or soft cloth.
Rinse with a damp cloth and dry.
Never use a commercial oven cleaner on any part of your microwave oven.

Removable Turntableand Turntable SupportRing


To prevent breakage,
do not place the turntable
into water just alter cooking. _'ash it
careflfllv in wam_, sudsy water or in the dishwasher; The turntable and SUl)port ring can
be broken if dropped.
Remember;
(1(7not operate the oven without the turntable and
support ring in place.

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How to Clean the Outside


Do not use cleaners containing ammonia or alcohol on the microwave oven. Ammonia
or alcohol can damage the appearance of the microwave oven. If you choose to use a
common household cleaner, first apply the cleaner directly to a clean cloth, then wipe
the soiled area.
Stainless Steel
Do not use a steel-wool pad; it will scratch the surface.
To clean tile stninless steel S/lI_;l(e,
rise
for stainless steel stlibfilces. Use a clean,
clean cloth.
Tile stainless steel can be cleaned
soft cloth. _Am can order Cerama
Parts by calling 800.626.2002.

a hot, dail/p
hot, damp

cloth with a nlild detergent


suitable
cloth to remove soap. Dry with a (h T,

with Cerama grvte <':or a similar product


gryte _ Stainless Steel Appliance
Cleaner

using a clean,
through
(;E

Control Panel and Door


Wipe Mth a damp cloth. D_y thoroughly.
Do not use cleaning spra}:s, large amo/mts of soap
and wateI; abrasives or shaq) objects on tile panel--they
can damage it. Some paper towels
can also scratch tile control panel.
Door Surface
It is import;rot to keep tile area clean where tile door seals ag_dnst tile microwave oven.
Lrse only mild, non-abrasive
demtgents
applied with a clean sponge or soft cloth. Rinse well.

Power Cord
If tile cord becomes soiled, tmplug and wash with a damp cloth. For stubborn spots, sudsy
wamr may be used, but be certain to rinse with a damp cloth and dry thoroughly
heft)re
plugging cord into outlet.

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Before you call for service...


Troubleshooting -tips
Save time and money! Review the chart below and you
may not need to call for service.

Problem

Possible Causes

Oven will not start

A fuse

in your

home

or the circuit
Power

yet

may

breaker

be blmm

fully

* Replace

fuse

* Unplug

the

or reset

circuit

breakei:

tripped.

surge.

Plug not
outlet,

Controlpanel
lighted,
oven will not start

What To Do

inserted

into

wall

microwave

oven,

Make sure tile 3-prong


l)lug
inserted
into _fll outlet.

then
on

tile

Door

not

securely

closed.

* Open

tile

door

and

close

securely:

Door

not

securely

closed.

Open

tile

door

and

close

securely.

STARTpad

not

pressed

after

entering

cooking

selection.

Another

selection

entered

Press

START

Press

STOP/RESET

plug

it back

oven

in.

is hilly

already in oven and STOP/RESET


pad

not

pressed

to cmlcel

Cooking

time

pressing

POWER LEVEL.

not

entered

CLEAR/OFFwas
pressed
Food

weight

During

appears on display

progrmn,

accidentally.
after

accidentally.

Sensor cooking

the

the door

was

Make

sure

have

w)n

entered

cooking

llressin'*_ POWER LEVEL and before

entered

was paused

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Stealn or wq)or escaping


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Dimming oven light and change in


tile blower sound at power levels other
than high.

Dull tlmuq)ing
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TV/radio
interterence
might be noticed
while using the microwave. Similar to
tile ii_telTerence caused bv other small
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al)pliances, it does not indicate a l)roblem


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GEMicrowave Oven Warranty.


Aft warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers,
or an authorized Customer Care technician. To schedule service,
on-line, 24 hours a day, vis# us at ge.com, or call 800.GE.CARES
(800.432.2737). Please have serial and model numbers available
when calling for service.
For The Period Of."

GE Will Replace:

One Year
From the date of the
originalpurchase

Anypart

Five Years
From the date of the
original purchase

of the

microwave

oven

whi(h

tifils due

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Proof of the original purchase
date is needed to obtain service
under the warrant}_

to a (leiect

in materials

During

this limited one-year warranty, GE will also provide,

service

to replace

The magnetron
During
service

the

tube,

(lefecti\'e

part.

if the magnetron

this five-year
costs.

limited

or workmanshii).

free of charge, all labor and related

warranty,

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to a (lefect

you will be responsible

in materials

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or workmanshii).
or in-home

For eachofthe abovelimited warranties: Toavoid anytrip charges, you musttake the microwave oven to a General Electric
CustomerCareservicer and pick it up following service. In-home serviceis also available,but youmust pay for the service
technician's travel costs to your home.

What GE Will Not Cover:

Service

trips

to your

home

to teach

you

how

Replacement
breakers.

to

use the product.

Improper

Product

Failure
abused,
rack

installation,
not

or maJntenm_ce.

accessible

to provide

required

of the product

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to the product

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or used

for

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by accident,

fire,

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cavity

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EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES--Your sole and exclusive remedy is product repa# as provided in this
Limited Warranty. Any implied warranties, including the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a
particular purpose, are limited to one year or the shortest period allowed by law.

This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home
use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available,
you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service
Location for service. In Alaska, the warranty excludes the service cafls to your home.
Some states do not aflow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives
you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To know what your
legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney General

Warrantor: General Electric Company. Louisville, KY 40225

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Individuals
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Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed by any user. Other servicing generally
should be referred to qualified service personnel Caution must be exercised, since improper servicing may cause
unsafe operation.

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