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Electrolux EW30GC55G Use And Care Manual

Electrolux ew30gc55g: user guide
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Use & Care Guide
G a s C o o k t o p
318 200 691 (0709) Rev. A



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide G a s C o o k t o p 318 200 691 (0709) Rev. A...
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    QUESTIONS? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For on-line support and internet product information: ©2007 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    General Care & Cleaning ... 14-16 Care & Cleaning Table ... 14 Cleaning the Burner Grates, Burner Caps, and Burner Heads ... 15 Porcelain Enamel Cooktop Cleaning Instructions ... 16 Care & Cleaning of Stainless Steel ... 16 Solutions to Common Problems ... 17 Surface Burner Do Not Light ...
  • Page 4: Safety

    This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage. WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your gas cooktop, follow basic precautions including the following: WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING...
  • Page 5 Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to shut off gas supply at the meter and disconnect the electrical power to the cooktop at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency.
  • Page 6 WARNING WARNING Use proper pan size. This cooktop can be equipped with one or more surface units of different sizes. Select utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit. The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the surface heating unit to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing. Proper relationship of utensil to the surface unit will also improve efficiency.
  • Page 7: Getting Start

    WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING Severe shock, or damage to the cooktop may occur if the cooktop is not installed by a qualified installer or UTION UTION CAUTION UTION UTION Any additions, changes or conversions required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet the application needs must be made by a qualified service technician in accordance with the manufacturer’s...
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking Surface Cooking FLAME SIZE For most cooking, start on the highest control setting and then turn to a lower one to complete the process. Use the chart below as a guide for determining proper flame size for various types of cooking. The size and type of utensil used and the amount of food being cooked will influence the setting needed for cooking.
  • Page 9: Locations Of The Burners

    LOCATIONS OF THE BURNERS The 30” cooktop is equipped with different sized burners. The surface burners are located on the cooktop as follows (See Figure): - a 5 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the right rear position; - a 18 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the left rear position;...
  • Page 10: Placement Of Burner Grates

    Note: Always use a utensil for its intended purpose. Follow manufacturer's recommended cookware re- instructions. Some utensils were not made to be used in the oven or on the cooktop. quirements. Pan is well balanced.
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls

    Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the cooktop when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wood spoons could catch fire if placed too close to a flame.
  • Page 12: Using The Griddle

    Surface Cooking Surface Cooking USING THE GRIDDLE The griddle is intended for direct food cooking and can be used on both sides. Do not use pans or other cookware on the griddle. Doing so could damage the finish. With the grate in position over the burner, set the griddle on top of the grate positioning the notches in the griddle over the grate fingers (refer to figures 1 and 2 for optimal positioning).
  • Page 13: Using The Wok Stand

    To Properly Position the Wok Stand: With the grate in position over the burner, set the Wok Stand on top of the grate positioning the notches in the Wok Stand over the cooktop grate fingers (See Figure 1). NOTE The Wok cooking performance is best on the POWER burner.
  • Page 14: General Care & Cleaning

    Remove all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during future heating. DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop. The holes in the burners of your cooktop must be kept clean at all times for proper Surface Burners ignition and a complete, even flame.
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Burner Grates, Burner Caps And Burner Heads

    OPENING. ALWAYS make sure that the surface burner cap, the surface burner head and the surface burner grate are properly in place whenever a surface burner is in use. Surface Burner Grate THE COOKTOP IS NOT REMOVABLE. Do not attempt to remove or lift the cooktop. UTION UTION CAUTION...
  • Page 16: Porcelain Enamel Cooktop Cleaning Instructions

    PORCELAIN ENAMEL COOKTOP CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING Do not use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the cooking surface. CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION Before cleaning the surface cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is cool.
  • Page 17: Solutions To Common Problems

    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. SURFACE BURNERS DO NOT LIGHT • Surface Control knob has not been completely turned to LITE. Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to LITE until burner ignites and then turn control knob to desired flame size.
  • Page 18: Warranty Information

    14. Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during transportation or installation, including but not limited to floors, cabinets, walls, etc. 15. Damages caused by: services performed by unauthorized service companies; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies;...

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