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Cooktop Features; Burners - KitchenAid KCGC500JSS Use & Care Manual

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COOKTOP FEATURES

BURNERS

WARNING
Fire Hazard
Do not let the burner flame extend beyond the edge of
the pan.
Turn off all controls when not cooking.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or fire.
BURNER
BTU/hr
APPEARANCE
Large
stacked
burner
Large
burner
Small
burner
Igniting Burners:
Electric igniters automatically light the surface burners
when burner knobs are turned to .
Before setting a burner knob, place filled cookware on the
grate. Do not operate a burner using empty cookware or
without any cookware on the grate.
Visually check that the burner has lit. If the burner does not
ignite, listen for the clicking sound. If you do not hear the
igniter click, turn off the burner. Check for a tripped circuit
breaker or blown fuse. Check that the burner knob is pressed
completely down on the valve shaft. If the spark igniter still
does not operate, call a trained repair specialist.
8
FEATURES
This burner has an upper
and lower level of flame.
The H setting uses both
flame levels at full power to
provide the highest heat.
It is ideal for cooking large
quantities of food or liquid
and using large pots and
pans. The Simmer H and
L settings use the lower
flame only.
This burner is ideal for
cooking large quantities of
food.
This burner is ideal for
cooking smaller quantities
of food and melting
chocolate or butter.
When the burner knob for the desired burner is turned to
the
position, the burner will click independent of the other
burners.
REMEMBER: When cooktop is in use, the entire cooktop
area may become hot.
Reignition Feature
During cooktop use, if one or more burners are extinguished
due to external causes (such as a water spill, wind, or
ventilation draft), the ignition system will turn on to reignite
the flame. When the flame comes back on, the system will
stop sparking. If the draft in the room is not removed, occasional
sparking may continue. Sparking may also occasionally occur
when using the low setting on a burner.
To Set a Burner:
1.
Push in and turn
counterclockwise
to .
Turn knob counterclockwise further for Simmer H and Simmer L.
In Case of Power Failure
Hold a lit match near a
burner and turn knob
counterclockwise to H.
After burner lights, turn
knob to desired setting.
SEALED SURFACE BURNERS
Sealed surface burners are designed to minimize gaps and
seams that can allow liquids and spills to get under the
cooktop. This design makes cleanup quick and easy.
Burner
2.
Turn knob
counterclockwise
between H and L.
Burner cap
1
Burner base
2

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