GE Profile™ Series 30" Built-In Double Microwave/Convection Oven PT970SRSS user guide

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? Do not operate the oven while empty to avoid damage to the oven and the danger of fire. If by accident the oven should run empty a minute or two, no harm is done.

However, try to avoid operating the oven empty at any




? Do not use the oven for storage purposes. Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food in the oven when not in use.

? If materials inside the oven should ignite, keep oven door closed, turn oven off and shut off power at the fuse or circuit breaker panel. If the door is opened, the fire may spread.

? This microwave oven is not approved or tested for marine use.

? Some products such as whole eggs and sealed

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? Do not operate the microwave oven without the turntable and support in place.

? Avoid heating baby food in glass jars, even with the lid off. Make sure all infant food is thoroughly cooked. Stir food to distribute the heat evenly. Be careful to prevent scalding when warming formula or breast milk. The container may feel cooler than the milk really is. Always test the milk before feeding the baby.

Do not boil eggs in a microwave oven. Pressure will build up inside the egg yolk and will cause it to burst, possibly resulting in injury.

Foods with unbroken outer skin such as potatoes, sausages, tomatoes, apples, egg yolks, chicken livers and other giblets should be pierced to allow steam to escape during cooking.

Dont defrost frozen beverages in narrow-necked bottles (especially carbonated beverages). Even if the container is opened, pressure can build up. This can cause the container to burst, possibly resulting in injury.

Hot foods and steam can cause burns. Be careful when opening any containers of hot food, including popcorn bags, cooking pouches and boxes. To prevent possible injury, direct steam away from hands and face.

As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary when used by children.

If you see arcing, press the CLEAR/OFF pad and correct the problem.

Arcing is the microwave term for sparks in the oven.

? Metal, such as twist-ties, poultry pins or gold-rimmed

Arcing is caused by:

dishes in the microwave.

? Metal or foil touching the side of the oven.

? Recycled paper towels containing small metal pieces being used in the microwave.

? Foil not molded to food (upturned edges act like antennas).


Microwaved water and other liquids do not always bubble when they reach the boiling point. They can actually get super heated and not bubble at all.

Super heated liquid will bubble up out of the cup when it is moved or when something like a spoon or tea bag is put

To prevent burns from splashing liquid, we recommend the following before removing the container from the

To prevent this from happening and causing injury, do not heat any liquid for more than 2 minutes per cup.

? Allow the container to stand in the oven for 30 to 40 seconds after the oven has shut off.

After heating, let the cup stand in the microwave for 30 seconds before moving it or putting anything into it.

? Do not boil liquids in narrow-necked containers such as soft drink bottles, wine flasks and especially narrownecked coffee cups. Even if the container is opened, excessive steam can build up and cause it to burst or

Spontaneous boiling

Under certain special circumstances, liquids may start to boil during or shortly after removal from the microwave





? Make sure all cookware used in your microwave oven is suitable for microwaving. Most glass casseroles, cooking dishes, measuring cups, custard cups, pottery 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 you are not sure if a dish is microwave-safe, use this test: Place in the oven both the dish you are testing and

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3545 seconds at high. If the dish heats, it should not be used for microwaving.

? If the dish remains cool and only the water in the cup heats, then the dish is microwave-safe.

? If you use a meat thermometer while cooking, make sure it is safe for use in microwave ovens.

? Do not use recycled paper products. Recycled paper towels, napkins and waxed paper can contain metal