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Operating The Dual Surface Radiant Elements - Electrolux E36EC75ESS Use & Care Manual

Electrolux e36ec75ess: user guide
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10
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. The
(Figure 1). The
may switch from either coil setting at any time during cooking.
To Operate the Dual Surface Element:
Figure 1
Figure 2
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See page 8 for recommended control settings.
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Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled after they have been turned off. A hot surface
indicator light will come on and will continue to glow until the glass cooktop has cooled down to a
moderate level. The glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass surface is
touched before the indicator light has turned off.
Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on
top of the range when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wooden
spoons could catch fire if placed too close to the surface elements.
symbol indicates that only the inner coil will heat
symbol indicates that both inner and outer coils will heat (Figure 3). You
1. Place correctly sized cookware on the dual surface
element.
2. Push in and turn the control knob counterclockwise
(See Figure 2) for smaller cookware or clockwise
(See Figure 4) for larger cookware.
3. Turn the knob to adjust the setting if needed. Start
most cooking operations on a higher setting and
Figure 3
then turn to a lower setting to finish cooking. Each
surface element provides a constant amount of heat
at each setting. A glowing red surface heating area
extending beyond the bottom edge of the cookware
indicates the cookware is too small for the surface
heating area.
4. When cooking has completed, turn the surface
control knob to OFF before removing the cookware.
Note: The Surface Indicator light will come on when
Figure 4
the control knob is turned on and will continue to
glow until the glass cooktop has cooled down to a
moderate level. The light may remain on even though
the controls are turned OFF.

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