care & cleaning
CLeANING THe COOKTOP, BUrNer CAPS
The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier. Because
the gas Burners are sealed, cleanups are easy when
spillovers are cleaned up immediately.
The cooktop, Burner Heads and Caps should be routinely
cleaned. Keeping the Burner Head Ports clean will
prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. Refer to
the following instructions:
THe COOKTOP IS NOT reMOVABLe. Do not
attempt to remove or lift the cooktop.
Pay attention to not damage electrodes. Damaged
electrodes may cause a delayed ignition or prevent the
burner from igniting.
Any additions, changes or conversions required in order
for this appliance to perform satisfactorily must be
made by an authorized Service Center.
do not remove any parts from the cooktop
until they have completely cooled and are safe
to handle. do not operate the surface Burners
without the Burner caps properly in place.
to clean the surface Burner caps and Burner
Heads- Use a soap-filled scouring pad or a mild abrasive
cleanser to clean the surface Burner Caps. The ports
(or slots) around the Burner Heads must be routinely
checked. If residue remains in these ports (or slots), use
a small-gauge wire or needle to clean the slots or holes.
For proper flow of gas and ignition of the burner—do
not alloW sPills, Food, cleaning agents
or anY otHer material to enter tHe gas
oriFice Holder oPening. alWaYs keep the
surface Burner Caps in place whenever the gas Burners
are in use or not.
To Clean the Burner Grates- Be sure burners and
grates are cool before you place your hand, a pot
holder, cleaning cloths or other material on them. The
cast iron burner grates can be washed in hot soapy
water. Rinse thoroughly and dry the grates with a cloth -
don't put them on the cooktop while still wet. Be sure the
grates are positioned securely over the burners.
To remove burned on food, place the grates in a covered
container or plastic bag. Add 1/4 cup ammonia and soak for
30 minutes. Wash, rinse well and dry. An abrasive cleaner
can be used for stubborn stains.
Burner grate can appear in different shapes.
to clean the cooktop and contoured areas of the
cooktop- If a spill occurs on the porcelain cooktop,
blot up spill with an absorbent cloth. Rinse with a clean,
damp cloth and wipe dry. Do not use harsh abrasive
cleaners on the cooktop. They can scratch the porcelain.
Completely rinse any mild cleaners used from the surface
or the porcelain cooktop may become damaged during
future heating. DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the