Before Using the Cooktop
Remove all packing materials and labels from the
While cool, wipe with a clean, damp sponge and
Optimum cooking results depend on the proper
cookware being selected and used.
Read and understand all safety precautions and Use
and Care Manual information prior to operating.
Sealed Gas Burners
Your new cooktop has sealed gas burners and removable
burner caps. There are no burner parts under the
cooktop to clean, disassemble or adjust. Your cooktop has
four (4) different burner cap sizes. Match the pan size to
the burner size.
To prevent flare-ups do not use the
cooktop without all burner caps and all
burner grates properly positioned.
Burner Output by Fuel Type (BTU/hr)
Right Side Burner - Side View
Right Side Burner -
The burner cap is porcelainized steel. Make sure the
burner cap is completely seated into the burner base
before attempting to light the burner. If the burner cap is
not placed correctly, the burner may not light or the
flame may not burn completely or correctly.
Your cooktop has two grates: one for the left side of the
cooktop and one for the right side of the cooktop. Position
them as shown in the figure below. Do not operate the
burner without a pan on the grate.
To prevent flare-ups all grates must be
properly positioned on the cooktop
whenever the cooktop is in use. Each of the feet
must be placed into the corresponding dimples in
the cooktop. Do not use a grate if the rubber feet
are missing or damaged.
Use this chart as a guide for heat settings:
Bringing water to a boil
Pan frying, sauteing,
browning meat, deep fat
Most frying, eggs, pancakes,
Finish cooking covered foods,
Melting butter and chocolate
Tomato sauces, soups, stews,
keeping foods warm
A range of heat settings are listed because the actual setting
1) size, type and quality of pan (See "Cookware Selection Guide",
2) type, quantity and temperature of the food.
3) burner used.
4) the cook's preference.
To prevent possible burns or possible
damage to the pan or range, the flame
should not extend beyond the edge of the pan.