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.
• User servicing—Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically
recommended in the manuals. All other servicing should be done only by a qualified technician,
This may reduce the risk of personal injury and damage to the cooktop.
• Never modify or alter the construction of a cooktop by removing panels, wire covers
or any other part of the product.
• Stepping, leaning or sitting on this cooktop can result in serious injuries and also cause damage to
the cooktop. Do not allow children to climb or play around the cooktop.
• NEVER use this appliance as a space heater to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in carbon
monoxide poisoning and overheating of the oven.
• Storage on Appliance—Flammable materials should not be stored on the cooktop or
near surface units. This includes paper, plastic and cloth items, such as cookbooks,
plasticware and towels, as well as flammable liquids. Do not store explosives, such as
aerosol cans, on or near the cooktop. Flammable materials may explode and result in fire
or property damage.
Do not store items of interest to children in the cabinets above the cooktop. Children
climbing on the cooktop to reach items could be seriously injured.
• Do Not Leave Children Alone—Children should not be left alone or unattended in the
area where appliance is in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part
of the appliance.
• DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE BURNERS/UNIT, GRATES OR AREAS NEAR THESE
BURNERS/UNIT. Surface burners/unit may be hot even though flames are not visible/ unit
is dark in color. Areas near surface burners/unit 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. Among these areas are the cooktop and
surfaces facing the cooktop.
• Wear Proper Apparel—Loose-fitting or hanging garments should never be worn while
using the appliance. Do not let clothing or other flammable materials contact hot surfaces.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires—Smother the fire with a pan lid, or use
baking soda, a dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or grease may catch fire if allowed to
become too hot.
• Use Only Dry Potholders—Moist or damp potholders on hot surfaces may result in
burns from steam. Do not let potholders touch hot heating elements, the flame or burners.
Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a potholder.
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers—Buildup of pressure may cause container
to burst and result in injury.