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Haier - Microwave Case Sides Warm

The cabinet (sides) of the microwave can become warm or even hot while the unit is in use. This is normal. Heat is generated by the electronic components and the cooking food.

Haier - Running Microwave With No Food

A microwave oven should not be operated without food or liquid inside to absorb the microwave energy. It is not likely that an oven that has been operated for a short time while it is empty will be damaged.

Haier - Things That are Normal With Microwaves

It is normal to experience any of the following with a microwave oven:Steam or vapor escaping from around the door. This does not mean that the unit is leaking microwave energy. The door is designed to allow heat and steam to escape to prevent the overheating of the unit.It is normal to see some con...

Haier - Microwave End of Cycle Beep

The end of cycle signal is required to conform to UL and AHAM safety standards and cannot be disabled.

Haier - Steam From Microwave

Steam and vapor from around the door while cooking is normal. This does not mean that the unit is leaking microwave energy. The door is designed to allow heat and steam to escape to prevent the overheating of the unit.Condensation inside the unit is normal when cooking foods of high moisture content...

Haier - Microwave Use in Medical Setting

Haier major appliances are not approved for any use other than normal household operation; for example: Using microwaves for sterilizing medical supplies.

Haier - Water Damage Information

If your appliances have been exposed to water due to flooding, there could be danger of fire or electrical shock. Before you do anything else, first make sure power to the home or to the circuit breakers for the appliances are disconnected. Then unplug the appliances before touching or inspecting th...

Haier - Microwave Sensor Cook and Sensor Reheat

Sensor CookThe Sensor Cook control automatically sets the appropriate cooking time calculated by sensing the moisture level of the food or beverage being cooked. The Sensor Cook control is programmed to cook the following items: Potato, Fresh Veggies, Frozen Veggies, Bacon, Frozen Dinner, Rice, Froz...

Haier - Moisture Inside Microwave Cavity

Condensation is a normal result of the cooking process. It is more noticeable if the food that has been cooked has high water content. Condensation may be more noticeable when the weather is humid. It is also normal to see some condensation between the door panels, unless the condensation does not d...

Haier - Microwave Arcing or Sparking

Arcing or sparking in the microwave cavity can occur if non-microwave safe cookware is used in the microwave or if the unit was operated while empty.Not Microwave Safe:Metal cookware and bakewareGold, silver or pewter or objects with gold or silver trim or with metallic glazeNon-approved meat thermo...

Haier - Microwave Control Options

ClockYour model features a 12-hour clock.Press CLOCK to enter the Clock Setting mode. ENTER TIME will appear in thedisplay.Press the number pads to enter the correct time-of-day. For example, if the time is 10:12, press number pads 1, 0, 1, 2 to enter the time.Press START to confirm the time.Kit...

Haier - Microwave Charcoal and Grease Filters

Grease FilterGrease filters are located on the underside of microwave oven. The grease filters should be removed and cleaned often; generally at least once every month.Remove the grease filter. Grasp the metal ring, slide the filter toward the back, and then gently pull the filter downward. Repeat f...

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