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Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion; Flame Size; Proper Burner Adjustments; Setting Surface Controls - Frigidaire FGC6X9XGTA Owner's Manual

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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, use the supplied fixed orifices located in the
package containing the installation instructions, in a bag marked "FOR LP/PROPANE GAS CONVERSION". Follow the instructions
packaged with the orifices.
The conversion must be performed by a qualified service technician in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and all codes
and requirements of the authority having jurisdiction. Failure to follow the instructions could result in serious injury or property
damage. The qualified agency performing this work assumes responsibility for the conversion.

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.
For deep fat frying, use a thermometer and adjust the surface control knob accordingly. If the
fat is too cool, the food will absorb the fat and be greasy. If the fat is too hot, the food will brown
so quickly that the center will be undercooked. Do not attempt to deep fat fry too much food at
once as the food will neither brown nor cook properly.
*Flame Size
Type of Cooking
High Flame
Start most foods; bring water to a boil; pan broiling
Medium Flame
Maintain a slow boil; thicken sauces, gravies; steam
Low Flame
Keep foods cooking; poach; stew
* These settings are based on using medium-weight aluminum pans with lids. Settings
may vary when using other types of pans.

Proper Burner Adjustments

The color of the flame is the key to proper burner adjustment. A good flame is clear, blue and hardly visible in a well-lighted room.
Each cone of flame should be steady and sharply defined. Adjust or clean burner if flame is yellow-orange. To clean burner, see
instructions under General Cleaning. Each burner lights automatically from an electric ignitor each time a control knob is turned
to the LITE position.

Setting Surface Controls

To operate the surface burner:
Electric Ignition Models
In the event of an electrical power outage, the surface burners can be lit manually. To light a surface burner, hold a lit match to
the burner head, then slowly turn the surface control knob to LITE. Use caution when lighting surface burners manually. Surface
burner in use when an electrical power failure occurs will continue to operate normally.
Do not operate the burner for an extended period of time without cookware on the grate. The finish
on the grate may chip without cookware to absorb the heat.
Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top
of the cooktop when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Pot holders, towels or wood spoons could catch fire if placed
too close to a flame.
1. Place cooking utensil on burner.
2. Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to LITE. Note: All electronic ignitors will click at the
same time. However, only the burner you are turning on will ignite.
3. Visually check that the burner has lit.
4. After the burner lights, turn the control knob to the desired flame size. The control knobs do not
have to be set at a particular mark. Use the guides and adjust the flame as needed. DO NOT
cook with the control knob in the LITE position. (The electronic ignitor will continue to click if left
in the LITE position.)
5. To turn the burner off, turn the control knob as far as it ill go, to the OFF position.
Note: Control knob shown is typical only.
Never extend the flame
beyond the outer edge of
the utensil. A higher flame
simply wastes heat and
energy, and increases your
risk of being burned by the


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