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It's quieter than the 13 year-old Frigidaire OTR microwave oven it replaced. Also, it is better shielded, such that my digital scale doesn't go haywire when the microwave is running.Read complete review
It's quieter than the 13 year-old Frigidaire OTR microwave oven it replaced. Also, it is better shielded, such that my digital scale doesn't go haywire when the microwave is running.Now, the not so great items. The 3" screws used in conjunction with the toggle bolts were too long; I had to go to a big box store to get a replacement set that used only 2" screws.There is conflicting information in the installation manual when compared to the cabinet template, where the former states you need a 1/4" drill bit, whereas you should have a 3/8" model. Go with the bigger one; it should give you more wiggle room, in case the template doesn't square up perfectly.The timer alarm is weak; you get a brief chirp to indicate that the time has run out. I prefer a louder and longer alarm.There is no panel option to disable the turntable.Aside from the issues encountered with installation and timer alarm, the microwave functions quite well.
Most Liked Negative Review
awful - why did they change it!!??!!
we owned the precursor to this model for almost 5 years. it was great then it died (too fast imo). this model was suggested as its replacement. this is a simply awful...Read complete review
we owned the precursor to this model for almost 5 years. it was great then it died (too fast imo). this model was suggested as its replacement. this is a simply awful consumer device. they changed the location of buttons (WHY!!???). they removed the feature where you hit a number and it cooks for that many minutes. most frustrating however is that the timing and power of cooking items has changed, and its now unevenly cooked (hot spots and cold spots). Lastly and most irritating, the beeping is so LOUD it wakes kids up two floors away, and in a final move that indicates the designers didn't care about their customer, the thing keeps beeping even after you removed the food. do not ever ever buy this and ABT please tell frigidaire they are close to losing my dishwasher and refrigerator business after this anti-customer design.
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from Lexington, KY, United States
Comments about Frigidaire FFMV162LB Black Over-The-Range Microwave:
I wish it had: the extra metal rack for 2 level cooking and the light had 2 settings instead of on or off. Size is great; power is great. Builder installed so did not have the option to upgrade.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Lynden, WA, United States
We have a lot of different users and I haven't had one complaint, only people happy with this unit. Very nice looking as well which is a plus.
I bought this model as an ...
I bought this model as an exact replacement for one that had a controller card failure, to facilitate easy installation.
Very sleek looking!
from Springfield, IL, United States
Very nice microwave. Love the solid black. It beeps three times when food is done. Nice feature.
Beeping is excessive!
The 3 beeps when done are annoying, 1 is sufficient. Then the continuing reminding beeps are annoying and intrusive. I love the design and lighting.
from Atlanta, GA, United States
We bought this microwave for our new house, we were looking for something that looked great and cook according to the instruction on most foods. The microwave has great features like one-touch cooking and cooks everything according to the cook time on the package.
Got this product when I ...
from Columbus, GA, United States
Got this product when I bought my house, no problems yet!
from Florence, AZ, United States
This is very quiet. U almost wondered if it is working. It heats food very well and quick.
Great features; good price range
from San Diego, CA, United States
Bought recently to replace older, existing microwave
from Killeen, TX, United States
I bought this a few months ago, it was worth it and very economical
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