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  • Page 1: Gas Cooktops

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Congratulations Congratulations and thank you for choosing our gas cooktop. We are sure you will find your new cooktop a pleasure to use and a great asset to your cooking. Before you use the cooktop, we recommend that you read through the whole user manual which provides the description of the cooktop and its functions.
  • Page 3: General Warnings

    Figure 1 EHGC93CI EHGF93CX 1. removable cast iron trivet side 1. removable cast iron trivet side 2. removable cast iron wok trivet 2. removable cast iron wok trivet 3. gas burners – each unit has a small, medium 3.
  • Page 4: Burners

    2 electrolux gas cooktops burners Burners Description of the burner Cleaning • Always ensure the appliance is turned off before cleaning. Figure 2 • This appliance contains aluminium fittings. Do not use caustic based cleaners. • Do not use steam cleaners as this may cause moisture build up on electrical components. • Always clean the appliance immediately after any food spillage. • Do not place burner bodies and caps in a dishwasher. caution 1. burner 4. injector 2. skirt 5. ignition spark plug • Do not place burners in a dishwasher.
  • Page 5: Using Your Cooktop

    3 electrolux gas cooktops using your cooktop Using your cooktop Gas Controls To conserve gas place the pan centrally over the burner and adjust the flame so that it does not extend past the Each burner is controlled by a control knob. The markings on edge of the pan (Figure 4). Do not boil food too rapidly. the control panel indicate which burner the knob controls, and A vigorous boil will not cook food any faster, and will the setting for that burner (see Figure 3). waste energy. Figure 3 Pots and pans All common pots and pans; aluminium, stainless steel, cast iron, ceramic, etc., may be used on the gas burners. Ensure that the pots or pans are steady and have flat bases to avoid dangerous spill-over of hot liquids and wasted energy. caution NOTE! Gas controls turn anticlockwise from ‘OFF’ and have limited movement. Never use asbestos mats, wire mats or grids, aluminium foil as it can lead to overheating, cracked enamel or broken Lighting burners glass. The warranty will be void if these items are used...
  • Page 6: Cleaning And Care

    4. Carefully clean the blade by wiping it with a paper towel. use. Harsh abrasive cleaners, powder cleaners, steel 5. When you have finished, press the protective cover wool or wax polishes should not be used. forwards as far as it will go. Keep the scraper out of the reach of children. Stainless steel (model EHGF93CX) Changing the razor blade: Simply wipe with a soft cloth using warm water and a mild 1. Open the scraper by completely unscrewing the screw detergent and rinse with clean water. Where stainless steel and then place the new razor blade at the front edge. has become extremely dirty or discoloured, use a stainless 2. Put the scraper together again and screw the screw steel cleaner – but be sure to follow the brushing lines.
  • Page 7: Troubleshooting

    5 electrolux gas cooktops troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you have a problem with the cooktop, check the table below. You may be able to solve the problem and this will save you from paying for a service call. You may have to pay for a service call even in the warranty period if the problem is one listed below. Table 1 Fault Possible Cause Remedy Gas supply valve turned off. Turn on gas supply to appliance. Ensure the knob you are turning Wrong knob turned. corresponds to the burner you want to light. Burner will not light even though the sparker is working. Ensure that ports in ignition area are clean Port blockage in ignition area. and dry. Ignition spark plugs wet or dirty. Dry or clean ignition spark plugs. Electricity supply is disconnected or Switch on electricity or check fuses. switched off. No spark is obtained when control knob is activated. Ignition spark plugs wet or dirty. Dry or clean ignition spark plugs. Flame ports blocked or wet. Clean or dry flame ports. Flames uneven or tending to lift. Burner cap incorrectly fitted. Ensure this component is fitted correctly. Knob not set between ‘HIGH’ and Knob MUST be set between these ‘LOW’.
  • Page 8: Technical Data

    Technical data We reserve the right to alter these specifications. This appliance conforms to AS 4551. Table 2 Features EHGC93CI EHGF93CX Cooking zones Yes, triple ring Yes, triple ring Ignition 220-240V 220-240V Trivet Cast Cast Hob material Ceramic glass Stainless steel Features Ignition through knobs Ignition through knobs Flame safeguard Colours...
  • Page 9: Installation Instructions

    7 electrolux gas cooktops installation Installation instructions This appliance must be installed by an authorised person caution and in compliance with: 1. AS 5601 ‘Gas Installations’ (Australia) or nZS Cooktops are supplied set up for natural gas (NG). 5261 ‘Installation of Gas Burning Appliances and To use on LPG, the injectors must be changed using Equipment’ (new Zealand) or the relevant installation the conversion kit supplied. Refer LP conversion on code for gas appliances of your country. page 10. 2. The local gas fitting regulations, municipal building 4. A certificate of compliance MUST be given to the codes, electrical wiring regulations and any other customer after the application is successfully installed. relevant statutory regulations. Figure 6a – Proud Fit 3. The particular instructions as given below.
  • Page 10: Installation Procedure

    Installation procedure Installation procedure 1. The bench cutout should be made as per cutout Flush fit installation method dimensions in Table 2 and Figure 5. Important note: All cut-outs in the benchtop area are to 2. Adjacent walls, cupboards and protection for be carried out at a specialist workshop. combustible materials: Ensure that the appliance is The cut must be clean and precise, since the cut edge is installed with Section 5.12.1 of AS 5601 (Australia) or visible on the benchtop surface. The stability of furniture Section 14.1 of NZS 5261 (New Zealand), regarding being worked on must be ensured following the cut-outs. clearances to combustible surfaces and materials, and clearance to rangehoods and exhaust fans. Use special heat and water resistant benchtops (e.g. To ensure clearances of 200mm from burners to vertical natural stone or tiled). See figures 5b and 6b for cutting combustible surfaces observe the dimensions shown in dimensions. Figure 8. Place the hob into the cut-out and align it, ensuring the Clearances to combustible materials may be reduced if...
  • Page 11: Gas Connection

    9 electrolux gas cooktops gas connection Operation on N.G./S.N.G. Operation on N.G./S.N.G. Assembly of Regulator Gas connection The assembly of the regulator to the cooktop manifold is This appliance is supplied for use with natural Gas. achieved via the elbow union and sealing washer supplied, However, it can be converted for use with LPG. Refer refer to figure 9. to LP conversion on page 10. The ½” parallel thread connects to the manifold, and the...
  • Page 12: Lp Gas Conversion

    LP Gas Conversion 10 Table 3 natural Gas (nominal test point pressure: 1.00kPa) LPG (nominal test point pressure: 2.60kPa) Burner type Injector size (mm) Gas consumption (MJ/h) Injector size (mm) Gas consumption (MJ/h) Small burner 1.00 0.55 Medium burner 1.35 0.70 Wok burner 1.80 15.0...
  • Page 13 11 electrolux gas cooktops LP Gas Conversion Hex nut • Check that the insert has b een fitted correctly Figure 10 assembly, fully as per diagram figure 10. Check that the hex nut is screwed down fully screwed down. • Check that the regulator has been fitted to the gas supply line in the correct orientation, the arrow on the base of the body indicates the direction of gas flow. Once these checks have been completed, if the regulator still Hex nut assembly, fails to perform in a satisfactory manner it should be replaced. removed from regulator 9. One by one, turn the knobs to minimum and screw and insert in the bypass screw (accessible when the knob is disassembled removed) until a small stable flame results. Turn the knob to maximum and then back to minimum to ensure that the correct minimum flame is maintained. 10. A ttach the LPG sticker to the cooker, near the gas supply Insert Insert oriented for oriented inlet. Cover the Natural Gas label that is factory fitted. natural gas...
  • Page 14: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection (220-240 Volts) Appliances are supplied with a standard 7.5 Amp WEIGHT of the unit is printed on the appliance service cord terminated by a 3-pin plug for connection packaging label. to a standard household socket. The electrical supply is required to power the electronic ignition system. Use of hose assemblies NOTE! It will be necessary for servicing purposes to Ensure that the hose assembly is restrained from accidental disconnect the electrical power supply. The power contact with the flue outlet of an underbench oven or any point should therefore be accessible after the appliance other hot surface of an adjacent appliance.
  • Page 15: Testing Appliance Operation

    13 electrolux gas cooktops testing the appliance Testing appliance operation After installation, test the appliance and ensure that it caution operates correctly before handing it over to the customer. The following procedure is recommended: Servicing must only be carried out by an authorised 1. Turn on the gas and electricity supply and attempt service person. ignition on all burners, both separately and in combination. (For correct procedure refer to page 3 Injector sizes required for various gas types are shown in Lighting Burners). Note that additional time needs to Table 3 (page 10). The appliance test point pressure for be allowed for the initial lighting as air has to be purged each gas type is also shown. from the pipes. For model identification after installation, an additional data 2. Observe the flame appearance on each burner plate sticker has been provided. This sticker is to be stuck (Figure 11). If it is much larger or much smaller than onto adjacent cabinetry. expected, the injector size and supply pressure require checking. Where a flame is unsatisfactory, refer to the Troubleshooting Guide (page 5) to correct the fault. If the Troubleshooting Guide does not solve the problem, Figure 11 call the Service Centre.
  • Page 16 1 General Warnings Please read the user manual carefully and store in a handy place for later reference. Pass the user manual on to pos- caution sible new owners of the cooktop. Read the following carefully to avoid an electric The symbols you will see in this booklet have these meanings: shock or fire. It is important to use your cooktop safely. Check these warning safety points before using your cooktop.
  • Page 17: Warranty

    To the extent permitted by law, the will, at no extra charge if your appliance is readily accessible without liability of Electrolux (if any) arising out of or in relation to the Appliance special equipment, and subject to these terms and conditions, repair or any services supplied by Electrolux shall be limited (where it is fair or replace any parts which it considers to be defective.
  • Page 18 “Oh! How did you know? That’s exactly what I wanted!” That’s the kind of feeling that the designers at Electrolux seek to evoke in everyone who chooses or uses one of our products. We devote time, knowledge, and a great deal of thought to anticipating and creating the kind of appliances that our customers really need and want.

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