Safety instructions, Warning, Save these instructions – GE 9500D User Manual

Page 2: Operating instructions safety instructions, Safety precautions

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For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed
to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, or to prevent property
damage, personal injury or loss of life.

Do Not Attempt to operate this oven with the door open since
open-door operation can result in harmful exposure to
microwave energy. It is important not to defeat or tamper with
the safety interlocks.

Do Not Place any object between the oven front face and the door
or allow soil or cleaner residue to accumulate on sealing surfaces.

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 (bent),
2 hinges and latches (broken or loosened),
3 door seals and sealing surfaces.

The Oven Should Not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except
properly qualified service personnel.


To reduce the risk of burns, electric shock, fire, injury
to persons or exposure to excessive microwave energy:


When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should
be followed, including the following:

• Read and follow the specific “Precautions to Avoid Possible

Exposure to Excessive Microwave Energy” above.

• This appliance must be grounded. Connect only to properly

grounded outlet. See Grounding Instructions section on page 4.

• Install or locate this appliance only in accordance with the

provided Installation Instructions.

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

• Be certain to place the front surface of the door three inches or

more back from the countertop edge to avoid accidental tipping
of the appliance in normal usage.

• Do not store anything directly on top of the microwave oven

surface when the oven is in operation.

• Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this

manual. Do not use corrosive chemicals or vapors in this appliance.
This microwave oven is specifically designed to heat, dry or cook
food and is not intended for laboratory or industrial use.

• 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

• Do not cover or block any openings on the appliance.

• Do not store this appliance outdoors. Do not use this product near

water—for example, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool,
near a sink or in similar locations.

• Keep power cord away from heated surfaces.

• Do not immerse power cord or plug in water.

• Do not let power cord hang over edge of table or counter.

• To reduce the risk of fire in the oven cavity:

— Do not overcook food. Carefully attend appliance when paper,

plastic or other combustible materials are placed inside the oven
while cooking.

— Remove wire twist-ties and metal handles from paper or plastic

containers before placing them in the oven.

— 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 oven ignite, keep the oven door closed, turn the

oven off and disconnect the power cord, or shut off power at the
fuse or circuit breaker panel. If the door is opened, the fire may

• See door surface cleaning instructions in the Care and Cleaning

section(s) of this manual.

• GE does not support any servicing of the microwave. We strongly

recommend that you do not attempt to service the microwave

• As with any appliance, close supervision is necessary when used

by children.

• This appliance shall not be installed less than 36

″ above the floor

to the bottom of the product. A minimum spacing of 3

″ must be

maintained between the microwave oven and the sidewalls.

• This appliance must only be serviced by qualified service personnel.

Contact nearest authorized service facility for examination, repair
or adjustment.


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