General Care & Cleaning
Be sure to turn off the downdraft vent system
before cleaning any of its parts.
To avoid possible burns use care when
cleaning the downdraft system, DO NOT attempt to clean
the cooktop whenever the grates are still hot.
Cleaning the Vent Grate
Remove the vent grate (Fig. 1) from the cooktop by lifting it
off. The vent grate is dishwasher safe and may be cleaned
in the dishwasher. Remove any excessive soils before
placing in the dishwasher. Use mild detergent.
Cleaning the Vent Seal
Remove the vent seal from the cooktop by unscrewing it
(ﬁ gure 2) and by lifting it off. The vent seal can be cleaned
using warm soapy water and may be cleaned in the
dishwasher, TOP RACK ONLY. Remove any excessive soils
before placing in the dishwasher. Use mild detergent.
Figure 1A - 30" Model
Figure 1B - 36" Model
Cleaning the Grease Filter
Remove the grease ﬁ lter (Fig. 3) from the vent chamber
by lifting it off. The grease ﬁ lter can be cleaned using hot
soapy water. Rinse with clean water and dry thoroughly. The
grease ﬁ lter is dishwasher safe. When cleaned, replace the
ﬁ lter diagonally in the vent chamber as shown on Figure 4.
DO NOT operate the downdraft vent system
without the ﬁ lter in place.
Figure 3A - 30" Model
Figure 3B - 36" Model
Cleaning the vent
Use a cloth with hot
soapy (mild detergent)
water to clean the
chamber. Rinse with
clean water and dry