Download the complete instruction manual on
http:// docs . whirlpool . eu or call the phone number
shown on the warranty booklet.
Before using the appliance, read these safety
instructions. Keep them nearby for future reference.
These instructions and the appliance itself provide
important safety warnings, to be observed at all
times. The manufacturer declines any liability for
failure to observe these safety instructions, for
inappropriate use of the appliance or incorrect
setting of controls.
WARNING: If the hob surface is cracked, do not
use the appliance - risk of electric shock.
WARNING: Danger of fire: Do not store items on
the cooking surfaces.
CAUTION: The cooking process has to be
supervised. A short cooking process has to be
WARNING: Unattended cooking on a hob with
fat or oil can be dangerous - risk of fire. NEVER try to
extinguish a fire with water: instead, switch off the
appliance and then cover flame e.g. with a lid or a
Do not use the hob as a work surface or support.
Keep clothes or other flammable materials away
from the appliance, until all the components have
cooled down completely - risk of fire.
Metallic objects such as knives, forks, spoons and
lids should not be placed on the hob surface since
they can get hot.
Very young children (0-3 years) should be kept
away from the appliance. Young children (3-8 years)
should be kept away from the appliance unless
continuously supervised. Children from 8 years old
and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience
and knowledge can use this appliance only if they
are supervised or have been given instructions on
safe use and understand the hazards involved.
Children must not play with the appliance. Cleaning
and user maintenance must not be carried out by
children without supervision.
After use, switch off the hob element by its
control and do not rely on the pan detector.
WARNING: The appliance and its accessible parts
become hot during use. Care should be taken to
avoid touching heating elements. Children less than
8 years of age shall be kept away unless continuously
CAUTION: the appliance is not intended to be
operated by means of an external switching device,
such as a timer, or separate remote controlled system.
IMPORTANT TO BE READ AND OBSERVED
This appliance is intended to be used in household
and similar applications such as: staff kitchen areas
in shops, offices and other working environments;
farm houses; by clients in hotels, motels, bed &
breakfast and other residential environments.
No other use is permitted (e.g. heating rooms).
This appliance is not for professional use. Do not
use the appliance outdoors.
The appliance must be handled and installed by
two or more persons - risk of injury. Use protective
gloves to unpack and install - risk of cuts.
Installation, including water supply (if any),
electrical connections and repairs must be carried
out by a qualified technician. Do not repair or replace
any part of the appliance unless specifically stated in
the user manual. Keep children away from the
installation site. After unpacking the appliance,
make sure that it has not been damaged during
transport. In the event of problems, contact the
dealer or your nearest After-sales Service. Once
installed, packaging waste (plastic, styrofoam parts
etc.) must be stored out of reach of children - risk of
suffocation. The appliance must be disconnected
from the power supply before any installation
operation - risk of electric shock. During installation,
make sure the appliance does not damage the
power cable - risk of fire or electric shock. Only
activate the appliance when the installation has
Carry out all cabinet cutting operations before
fitting the appliance and remove all wood chips and
If the appliance is not installed above an oven, a
separator panel (not included) must be installed in
the compartment under the appliance.
It must be possible to disconnect the appliance
from the power supply by unplugging it if plug is
accessible, or by a multi-pole switch installed
upstream of the socket in accordance with the
wiring rules and the appliance must be earthed in
conformity with national electrical safety standards.
Do not use extension leads, multiple sockets or
adapters. The electrical components must not be
accessible to the user after installation. Do not use
the appliance when you are wet or barefoot. Do not
operate this appliance if it has a damaged power
cable or plug, if it is not working properly, or if it has
been damaged or dropped.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
with an identical one by the manufacturer, its service
agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid
a hazard - risk of electric shock.