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Frigidaire FGC36S6ASC Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire fgc36s6asc: user guide
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CONTENTS
Versión en español .......................................................... 2
Product Registration ....................................................... 2
Important Safety Instructions ......................................3-4
Grounding Instructions ................................................... 4
Flame Size ........................................................................ 5
Proper Burner Adjustment ............................................... 5
Venturi (open) Burner Models .................................... 6
Sealed Burner Models ................................................ 6
Electric Ignition ......................................................... 6
Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils ................................. 7
Specialty Pans & Trivets .................................................. 7
Canning Tips & Information ............................................ 8
Venturi (open) Burner Models .................................. 10
Sealed Burner Models ........................................ 11-14
Avoid Service Checklist ................................................. 15
Warranty ........................................................................ 16
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Cooktop CONTENTS Versión en español ... 2 Product Registration ... 2 Important Safety Instructions ...3-4 Grounding Instructions ... 4 Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion ... 5 Flame Size ... 5 Proper Burner Adjustment ... 5 Setting Surface Control Venturi (open) Burner Models ... 6 Sealed Burner Models ...
  • Page 2: Versión En Español

    Product Registration Register Your Product The PRODUCT REGISTRATION CARD should be filled in completely, signed and returned to Electrolux Home Products North America. Versión en español Si desea obtener una copia en español de este Manual del Usuario, sírvase escribir a la dirección que se incluye a continuación.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This guide contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of these symbols. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.
  • Page 4: Grounding Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Burners—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 5: Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion

    Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion Severe shock or damage to the cooktop may occur if the cooktop is not installed by a qualified installer or electrician. This appliance can be used with Natural Gas and Propane Gas. It is shipped from the factory for use with natural gas. If you wish to convert your cooktop for use with Liquefied Petroleum (propane) gas: - Models with Venturi (open) Burners, see the installation instructions guide for the conversion instructions.
  • Page 6: Setting Surface Control

    Setting Surface Controls The surface control knobs shown below may not look identical to the Surface Con- trols Knobs on your range; They are only representational. Sealed Burner Models Your appliance may be equipped with any combination of the following burners: Simmer Burner, this burner is best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc.
  • Page 7: Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils

    Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils For best results and energy conservation, choose cooking utensils that have these characteristics: Pans should have flat bottoms. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bot- tom. There should be no gaps between the pan and ruler. Note: Always use a utensil for its intend- ed purpose.
  • Page 8: Canning Tips & Information

    Canning Tips & Information Canning can generate large amounts of steam. Use extreme cau- tion to prevent burns. Always raise the lid to vent steam away from you. 1. Use tested recipes and follow instructions carefully. Check with your local Cooperative Agricultural Extension Service or a manufacturer of glass jars for the latest canning information.
  • Page 9: General Cleaning

    General Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Cooktop Before cleaning any part of the cooktop, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the cooktop is COOL. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the number of major cleaning later. Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum (Trim Pieces) &...
  • Page 10: Venturi (Open) Burner Models

    4. Replace shipping screws if desired. These screws are not necessary for the operation of the burner. They stabilize the burner during shipping of the appliance. Retain the screws for later use in the event the range is moved. (some models)
  • Page 11: Sealed Burner Models

    (continued) Sealed Burner Models Unlike the standard gas range, THIS COOKTOP IS NOT REMOVABLE. Do not attempt to remove or lift the cooktop. Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL.
  • Page 12: Special Caution For Aluminum Foil And Aluminum Cooking Utensils

    Sealed Burner Models To Clean the Ceramic-glass Cooktop Special Caution for Aluminum Foil and Aluminum Cooking Utensils 1) Aluminum foil Use of aluminum foil will damage the cooktop. Do not use under any circumstances. 2) Aluminum utensils The melting point of aluminum being much lower than that of other metals, care must be taken when aluminum pots or pans are used.
  • Page 13 (see below). Cleaner cream should be used regularly. Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply a cleaner cream to the ceramic surface. A sample of CERAMA BRYTE is supplied with your range. More are available in stores if needed. Use only recommended cleaning products and follow these basic cleaning suggestions.
  • Page 14 General Cleaning (continued) Sealed Burner Models To Clean the Burner Grates, Contoured Burner Pans, Burner Cap and Burner Base The burner grates, contoured burner pans, burner caps and burner base should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. See instructions below. 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.
  • Page 15: Avoid Service Checklist

    Avoid Service Checklist Before you call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. OCCURRENCE Surface burners do not light. Surface burner flame burns half way around.
  • Page 16: Warranty

    Major Appliance Warranty Information Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.