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Electrolux E36EC75ESS Use & Care Manual

Electrolux e36ec75ess: user guide
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  • Page 2: Finding Information

    QUESTIONS? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For online support and internet product information: www.electrolux.com ©2003 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information ... 2 Make a Record for Future use ... 2 Questions? ... 2 Safety ... 4 Important Safety Instructions ... 4 Setting Surface Controls ... 7 About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop... 7 About the Radiant Surface Elements ... 7 Locations of the Radiant Surface Elements ...
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Please read all safety instructions before using your new Electrolux cooktop. WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your electric cooktop, follow basic precaution including the following: •...
  • Page 5 • DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS OR AREAS NEAR THESE UNITS. Surface units may be hot even though they are dark in color. Areas near surface units may become hot enough to cause burns. During and after use, do not touch, or let clothing or other flammable materials touch these areas until they have had sufficient time to cool.
  • Page 6 Safety • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Units. To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil. • Never Leave Surface Units Unattended. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
  • Page 7: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls ABOUT THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass. The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath. Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop (See Figure).
  • Page 8: Locations Of The Radiant Surface Elements

    Setting Surface Controls LOCATIONS OF THE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS SURFACE COOKING SETTINGS Use the chart to determine the correct setting for the kind of food you are preparing. The Simmer settings are used to simmer and keep larger quantities of foods warm such as stews and soups.
  • Page 9: Operating The Single Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE SINGLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS The cooktop has single radiant surface elements at 3 locations; the right, center and left rear (Figure 1) element positions. To Operate the Single Surface Element 1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. 2.
  • Page 10: Operating The Dual Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE DUAL SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS The cooktop is equipped with dual radiant surface element located at the right & left front (See Figure 1 or 3) positions. Symbols on the knob are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 11: Operating The Bridge Surface Radiant Element

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE BRIDGE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT The cooktop is equipped with a “Bridge” surface element located at the center front and middle positions. The Bridge can be used when cooking with rectangular (like a griddle) or oval shaped cookware. The element will maintain an even temperature setting across both portions of the Bridge.
  • Page 12: Surface Cooking Utensils

    Setting Surface Controls SURFACE COOKING UTENSILS Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the en- tire surface heating element. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of cookware. Be sure to follow the recommendations for using cookware has shown in figure aside.
  • Page 13: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning CARE & CLEANING TABLE How to Clean Surfaces Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. Aluminum & Vinyl Painted and Plastic For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils Control Knobs and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil.
  • Page 14: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    General Care & Cleaning COOKTOP CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface. A sample of that cleaning creme is supplied with your appliance and it is available in store.
  • Page 15: Care & Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP (CONTINUED) UTION UTION CAUTION UTION UTION Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you use scrub pad. Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: These types of soils need be removed immediately if spilled or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface.
  • Page 16: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems IMPORT T T T T ANT IMPOR IMPOR IMPOR IMPOR Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result of defective workmanship or material in your cooktop.
  • Page 17: Food Not Heating Evenly

    Solutions to Common Problems FOOD NOT HEATING EVENLY • Improper cookware. Select flat-bottomed cookware of a proper size to fit element. • Incorrect control setting. Raise or lower setting until proper amount of heat is obtained. SCRATCHES OR ABRASIONS ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE •...
  • Page 18: Areas Of Discoloration On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    Solutions to Common Problems AREAS OF DISCOLORATION ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE • Mineral deposits from water and food. Wet surface with water and sprinkle on a cooktop cleaning creme. Scrub with a clean damp paper towel until the stain disappears.
  • Page 19: Notes

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  • Page 20: Warranty Information

    COOKTOP WARRANTY In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products North America servicer.

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