TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information ... 2 Make a Record for Future use ... 2 Questions? ... 2 Safety ... 4-6 Important Safety Instructions ... 4-6 Setting Surface Controls ... 7 About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop... 7 About the Radiant Surface Elements ... 7 Locations of the Radiant Surface Elements ...
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: •...
• 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.
• Glazed Cooking Utensils. Only certain types of glass, glass/ceramic, ceramic, earthenware, or other glazed utensils are suitable for range top service without breaking due to the sudden change in temperature. Check the manufacturer's recommendations for cooktop use.
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).
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.
Setting Surface Controls THE ELECTRONIC SURFACE ELEMENT CONTROL (ESEC) The Electronic Surface Element Control (“ESEC”) feature includes 6 digital display windows. The ESEC feature provides a numeric digital setting for the 6 radiant surface element positions on the cooktop. These settings work the same way as normal knob setting indicators work except the settings are displayed in digital windows (Figs.
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.
Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE DUAL SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS Your cooktop is equipped with a dual radiant surface element located at the right front position (See Fig. 1). Symbols around the knob are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE TRIPLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3 Fig. 5 Fig. 6 setting if desired. Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to finish cooking. Each surface element provides a constant amount of heat at each setting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 •...
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.