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Fisher & Paykel Product Help

Cleaning and Care

 

Disconnect the power cord before cleaning or leave the door open to inactivate the microwave oven during cleaning. 

Exterior

The outside surface is painted. Clean the outside with mild soap and water; rinse and dry with a soft cloth. Do not use any type of household or abrasive cleaner.

Door

Wipe the window on both sides with a damp cloth to remove any spills or spatters. Metal parts will be easier to maintain if wiped frequently with a damp cloth. Avoid the use of spray and other harsh cleaners as they may stain, streak or dull the door surface.

Touch Control Panel

Care should be taken in cleaning the touch control panel. If the control panel becomes soiled, open the microwave oven door before cleaning. Wipe the panel with a cloth dampened slightly with water only. Dry with a soft cloth. Do not scrub or use any sort of chemical cleaners. Close door and touch STOP/CLEAR pad.

Interior - After Microwave Cooking

Cleaning is easy because little heat is generated to the interior surfaces; therefore, there is no baking and setting of spills or spattering. To clean the interior surfaces, wipe with a soft cloth and warm water. DO NOT USE ABRASIVE OR HARSH CLEANERS OR SCOURING PADS. For heavier soil, use baking soda or a mild soap; rinse thoroughly with hot water. NEVER SPRAY OVEN CLEANERS DIRECTLY ONTO ANY PART OF THE MICROWAVE OVEN.

Interior - After Convection, Mix or Broil Cooking

Spatters may occur because of moisture and grease. Wash immediately after use with hot, soapy water. Rinse and polish dry. Harder to remove spatters may occur if oven is not thoroughly cleaned or if there is long time/high temperature cooking. If so, you may wish to purchase an oven cleaner pad with liquid cleaner within it—not a soap filled steel pad—for use on stainless or porcelain surfaces. Follow manufacturer’s directions carefully and be especially cautious not to get any of the liquid cleaner in the perforations on the wall or ceiling or any door surfaces. Rinse thoroughly and polish dry.

After cleaning the interior thoroughly, residual grease may be removed from the interior ducts and heater by simply operating the oven on 450°F for 20 minutes without food. Ventilate the room if necessary.

Waveguide Cover

The waveguide cover is made from mica so requires special care. Keep the waveguide cover clean to assure good microwave oven performance. Carefully wipe with a damp cloth any food spatters from the surface of the cover immediately after they occur. Built-up splashes may overheat and cause smoke or possibly catch fire. DO NOT REMOVE THE WAVEGUIDE COVER.

Odor Removal

Occasionally, a cooking odor may remain in the microwave oven. To remove, combine 1 cup water, grated peel and juice of 1 lemon and several whole cloves in a 2-cup glass measuring cup. Boil for several minutes using 100% power. Allow to set in microwave oven until cool. Wipe interior with a soft cloth.

Turntable/Turntable Support/Racks

The turntable, turntable support and racks can be removed for easy cleaning. Wash them in mild, sudsy water; for stubborn stains use a mild cleanser and a non-abrasive scouring sponge. They are also dishwasher-proof. Use top rack of dishwasher for turntable support.

Foods with high acidity, such as tomatoes or lemons, will cause the porcelain enamel turntable to discolor. Do not cook highly acidic foods directly on the turntable; if spills occur, wipe up immediately.

The turntable motor shaft is not sealed, so excess water or spills should not be allowed to stand in this area.

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