Electrolux ICON Designer E36GC75GSS Use And Care Manual

Electrolux icon designer e36gc75gss: user guide
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Use & Care Guide
G a s C o o k t o p
318 200 687 Rev. A (0709)



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide G a s C o o k t o p 318 200 687 Rev. A (0709)
  • 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 ©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

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information ... 2 Make a Record for Future use ... 2 Questions? ... 2 Safety ... 4 Important Safety Instructions ... 4 Getting Start ... 7 Grounding Instructions ... 7 Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion ... 7 Surface Cooking ...
  • 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 gas cooktop, follow basic precautions including the following:...
  • Page 5 WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING • 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.
  • Page 6 Safety • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Burners/Unit —To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil, the handle of the utensil should be positioned so that it is turned inward, and does not extend over adjacent surface burners.
  • Page 7: Getting Start

    GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an electrical outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded. DO NOT operate the cooktop using a 2-prong adapter or an extension cord.
  • 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 14 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the left rear position; - a 18 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the left front position;...
  • Page 10: Surface Cooking Utensils

    Surface Cooking Surface Cooking SURFACE COOKING UTENSILS *GOOD • Flat bottom and straight sides. • Tight fitting lids. • Weight of handle does not tilt pan. Pans should have flat bottoms. Check for flatness by rotating a • Pan sizes match the amount of ruler across the bottom.
  • Page 11: Using The Wok Stand

    USING THE WOK STAND The Wok Stand provided with your cooktop is designed to allow round-bottomed woks to be used. It is recommended that you use a 14 inch diameter (35.5 cm) or less Wok. It is recommended that you use the right front POWER burner with the wok stand for best performance.
  • Page 12: Using The Simmer Plate

    Surface Cooking Surface Cooking USING THE SIMMER PLATE The simmer plate (Figure 1) is intended to diffuse lower temperature of the burner to help cooking delicate aliment such as chocolate, milk, bechamel, etc... It can also be use for cooking sauce during long period. With the grate in position over the burner, set the simmer plate on top of the grate positioning the notches in the simmer plate over the grate fingers (See Figure 2) and then place the utensil on the simmer plate.
  • Page 13: Setting Surface Controls

    SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Your cooktop may be equipped with any combination of the following burners: Simmer Burner: best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc. Standard Burner: used for most all surface cooking needs. Large Burner: best used when bringing large quantities of liquid to temperature and when preparing larger quantities of food.
  • Page 14: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning General Care & Cleaning CARE & CLEANING TABLE Surfaces How to Clean Painted and Plastic For general cleaning , use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and Control Knobs built-up grease , apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Burner Grates, Burner Caps, Burner Heads, Simmer Plate And Griddle

    General Care & Cleaning General Care & Cleaning General Care & Cleaning CLEANING THE BURNER GRATES, BURNER CAPS, BURNER HEADS, SIMMER PLATE AND GRIDDLE The Burner Grates, Burner Caps, Burner Heads, simmer plate and griddle should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame.
  • Page 16: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    General Care & Cleaning 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.
  • Page 17: Care & Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    General Care & Cleaning General Care & Cleaning 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 18: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Solutions to Common Problems IMPOR IMPORT T T T T ANT 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 19: Scratches Or Abrasions On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    Solutions to Common Problems Solutions to Common Problems Solutions to Common Problems SCRATCHES OR ABRASIONS ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE • Coarse particles (such as salt or sand) are between cooktop and utensil. Be sure cooktop surface and bottom of utensils are clean before use. Small scratches do not affect cooking and will become less visible with use.
  • 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.