Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing a Kenwood HCG 500 Gas Hob. The safety precautions and recommendations in these instructions are for your own safety and that of others. They will also provide a means by which to make full use of the features offered by your appliance.
BEFORE USING FOR THE FIRST TIME Read the instructions carefully before installing and using the appliance. After unpacking the appliance, make sure it is not damaged. In case of doubt, do not use the appliance and contact your supplier or a qualified engineer. Remove all packaging and do not leave the packing material (plastic bags, poly- styrene, bands etc ) in easy reach of children as they may cause serious injury.
1 - HOW TO USE THE COOKER HOB GAS BURNERS Gas flow to the burners is adjusted by turning the knobs (illustrated in fig. 2.1) which control the valves. Turn the knob so that the indicator line points to the relevant symbol for the fol- lowing functions: –...
CHOICE OF THE BURNER LIGHTING GAS BURNERS The symbols printed on the panel next to The electric ignition is incorporated in the gas knobs indicates which knob cor- the knobs ( symbol beside flame responds with which burner. max. heat/max. gas flow fig. 2.1). Select the burner that is most suitable for To light one of the gas burners, push in the diameter and the capacity of the pan...
3 - CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE GENERAL ADVICE Before you begin cleaning you must ensure that the hob is switched off. Allow the appliance to cool down before cleaning. Avoid leaving acidic substances (lemon juice, vinegar etc.) on the surfaces. ENAMELLED PARTS Clean the enamelled parts with a sponge and soapy water only or another non-abra- sive products.
CONTROL KNOB The control knobs may be removed for cleaning but care should be taken not to damage the seal. GAS TAPS Periodic lubrication of the gas taps must be carried out by specialist personnel only. In the event of operating faults in the gas taps, call the Service Department. BURNERS AND GRIDS These parts can be removed and cleaned with appropriate products.
CORRECT REPLACEMENT OF THE BURNERS It is very important to check that the burner flame spreader “F” and the cap “C” have been correctly positioned (see figs. 3.1 and 3.2 ). Failure to do so can cause serious problems. In appliances with electric ignition, check that the electrode “S” (fig. 3.1) is always clean to ensure trouble-free sparking.
Advice for the installer IMPORTANT The appliance should be installed, regulated and adapted to function with other types of gas by a QUALIFIED INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN. Failure to comply with this condition will render the guarantee invalid. The appliance must be installed in compliance with regulations in force. Installation technicians must comply to current laws in force concerning ventilation and the evacuation of exhaust gases.
4 - INSTALLATION TECHNICAL INFORMATION FOR THE if the hob is installed over a built-in oven, there must be a distance of at INSTALLER least 30 mm between the two appli- ances. The two appliances should be In order to install the cooker top into the connected to the gas supply with kitchen fixture, a hole with the dimen- independent connections.
INSTALLATION IN KITCHEN CABINET Fig. 4.3 WITH DOOR (fig. 4.3) It is recommended that a 30 mm clear- ance be left between the cooker top and the fixture surface (fig. 4.3). Clearance Door Space for connections FASTENING THE COOKER TOP FASTENING THE INSTALLATION (fig.
CHOOSING SUITABLE This appliance is not connected to a SURROUNDINGS device to evacuate the combustion products. This must be installed and The room where the gas appliance is to connected in conformity with the be installed must have a natural flow of installation rules in force.
5 - GAS SECTION GAS CONNECTION The cooktop connection (fig. 5.1) is made up as follows: Connection to the gas main must be per- nut “A” formed by a qualified technician, in com- gasket “F” pliance with the current laws in force. 1 conical elbow “C”...
IMPORTANT: GAS MAINTENANCE Never turn union C using force with- out first slackening nut A. ADAPTING THE APPLIANCE TO FUNC- TION WITH DIFFERENT TYPES OF GAS Gasket F (Fig. 5.1) guarantees the seal of the gas connection. If a different gas from that one indicated on Replace it whenever it is even slightly the label is used, adapt the cooktop to this deformed or imperfect.
REGULATING THE BURNER MINIMUM LUBRICATING THE GAS TAPS SETTING If one of the gas taps becomes hard to turn, dismantle it, thoroughly clean with When changing from one type of gas to petrol and apply special high-tempera- another, the minimum tap output must ture grease.
TABLE FOR THE CHOICE OF THE INJECTORS - Cat: 2H3+ G30/G31 G 20 BURNERS Nominal Reduced 28-30/37 mbar 20 mbar power power Ø injector Ø injector [kW] [kW] [1/100 mm] [1/100 mm] Auxiliary (A) 1,00 0,30 72 (X) Semirapid (SR) 1,75 0,45 97 (Z)
6 - ELECTRICAL SECTION IMPORTANT: Installation must be carried out according to the manufacturer's instructions. Incorrect installation may cause harm and damage to people, ani- mals or property, for which the manufacturer accepts no responsibility. Before carrying out any work on the electrical section of the appliance, it must be disconnected from the mains.
CONNECTION BY A THREE PIN SOCKET (Fig. 6.1) The appliance must be connected to a 220-240 volts 50 cycle AC supply by means of a three pin socket, suitably earthed and should be protected by a 3 amp fuse (gas models).
GENERAL NOTES The wires in the mains lead on this appliance are coloured in accordance with the fol- lowing code: Green and Yellow - Earth Blue – Neutral Brown – Live As the colours may not correspond with the markings identifying the terminals in your plug or in your spur box, proceed as follows: The green and yellow wire must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter E or with the earth symbol...
FEEDER SPECIAL CABLE SECTION - Type “HO5V2V2-F” resistance to temperatures of 90°C 230 VAC 50 Hz 3 x 0,75 mm The supply cable must be replaced with a cable of the same type. The electrical cable must be connected to the terminal board following the diagrams of Fig.
GUARANTEE UK only If your appliance goes wrong within one year from the date you bought it, we will repair it (or replace it if necessary) free of charge provided: • you have not misused, neglected, or damaged it; • it has not been modified; •...