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Start-Up And Use,18; Using The Hob,18 - Whirlpool ACMK 6123/WH Instructions For Use Manual

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Start-up and use
Using the hob
Lighting the burners
For each BURNER knob there is a complete ring
showing the strength of the flame for the relevant
burner.
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To light one of the burners on the hob:
1. Bring a flame or gas lighter close to the burner.
2. Press the BURNER knob and turn it in an
anticlockwise direction so that it is pointing to the
maximum flame setting E.
3. Adjust the intensity of the flame to the desired
level by turning the BURNER knob in an
anticlockwise direction. This may be the minimum
setting C, the maximum setting E or any position in
between the two.
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setting, until the burner is lit. The burner might be
extinguished when the knob is released. If this
occurs, repeat the process, holding the knob down
for a longer period of time.
f the appliance is equipped with a flame failure
safety device (X), press and hold the BURNER knob
for approximately 3-7 seconds to keep the flame
alight and to activate the device.
If the flame is accidentally extinguished, switch off
the burner and wait for at least 1 minute before
attempting to relight it.
If the appliance is equipped with a flame failure
safety device*, press and hold the BURNER knob
for approximately 2-3 seconds to keep the flame
alight and to activate the device.
To switch the burner off, turn the knob until it
reaches the stop position .
Flame adjustment according to levels
For the burners to work in the most efficient way possible
and to save on the amount of gas consumed, it is
recommended that only pans that have a lid and a flat
base are used. They should also be suited to the size of
the burner:
Ideal for gentle cooking (e.g: rice, sauces, roasts, fish) with
liquids (water, wine, broth, milk)
Ideal for stewing ( for a long period of time) and thickening.
Creaming pasta,
Ideal for sautéing.
Cooking on a high flame and browning (roast, steaks,
escalopes, fish fillets, fried eggs.)
Ideal for grilling and browning, starting to cook, frying deep
frozen products.
Ideal for rapidly increasing the temperature of food to fast
boiling in the case of water or rapidly heating cooking liquids.
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Only available in certain models.
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If the appliance is fitted with
an electronic lighting
device*(C) ( see figure ),
press the BURNER knob
and turn it in an
anticlockwise direction,
C
towards the minimum flame
Practical advice on using the burners
To identify the type of burner, please refer to the diagrams
contained in the "Burner and nozzle specifications".
Burner
Cookware Diameter (cm)
Fast (R)
Semi Fast (S)
Auxiliary (A)
For models equipped with a reducer grid, the latter must
be used only for the auxiliary burner, when pans with a
diameter of less than 12 cm are used.
Using the oven
The first time you use your appliance, heat the empty
oven with its door closed at its maximum temperature
for at least half an hour. Ensure that the room is well
ventilated before switching the oven off and opening the
oven door. The appliance may emit a slightly unpleasant
odour caused by protective substances used during the
manufacturing process burning away.
Before operating the product, remove all plastic film
from the sides of the appliance.
Never put objects directly on the bottom of the oven; this
will avoid the enamel coating being damaged.
1. Select the desired cooking mode by turning the
SELECTOR knob.
2. Select the recommended temperature for the
cooking mode or the desired temperature by turning the
THERMOSTAT knob.
A list detailing cooking modes and suggested cooking
temperatures can be found in the relevant table (see Oven
cooking advice table).
During cooking it is always possible to:
• Change the cooking mode by turning the SELECTOR
knob.
• Change the temperature by turning the THERMOSTAT
knob.
• Stop cooking by turning the SELECTOR knob to the
"0" position.
Always place cookware on the rack(s) provided.
THERMOSTAT indicator light
When this is illuminated, the oven is generating heat.
It switches off when the inside of the oven reaches the
selected temperature. At this point the light illuminates
and switches off alternately, indicating that the thermostat
is working and is maintaining the temperature at a
constant level.
Oven light
This is switched on by turning the SELECTOR knob to
any position other than "0". It remains lit as long as the
oven is operating. By selecting
light is switched on without any of the heating elements
being activated.
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with the knob, the

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