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Before You Call - Frigidaire FPGC3087MS Use & Care Manual

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BEFORE YOU CALL

IMPORTANT
Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common
occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance.
OCCURRENCE
Surface burners do
not light.
Surface burner
fl ame burns half way
around.
Surface burner fl ame
is orange.
12
(Solutions to Common Problems)
POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION
Surface Control knob has not been completely turned to LITE. Push in and turn the Surface
Control knob to LITE until burner ignites and then turn control to desired fl ame size.
Be sure gas supply valve is open.
Burner ports or slots are clogged. With the burner off, use a small-gauge wire or needle to
clean ports or slots.
Power cord is disconnected from outlet (electric ignition models). Be sure cord is plugged
securely into outlet.
Electrical power outage (electric ignition models). Burners can be lit manually. See Setting
Surface Controls in this Owner's Guide.
Burner ports or slots are clogged. With the burner off, clean ports with a small-gauge wire
or needle to clean ports or slots.
Moisture is present after cleaning. Lightly fan the fl ame and allow burner to operate until fl ame
is full. Dry the burners thoroughly following instructions under General Cleaning.
Dust particles in main line. Allow the burner to operate a few minutes until fl ame turns
blue.
In coastal areas, a slightly orange fl ame is unavoidable due to salt air.

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