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Important Safety Instructions - Frigidaire FGEC3068US Use & Care Manual


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Read all instructions before using this appliance.
Save these instructions for future reference.
This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert
you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety
messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury
or death.
This symbol will help alert you to situations
that may cause serious bodily harm, death or
property damage.
This symbol will help alert you to situations that
may cause bodily injury or property damage.
IMPORTANT indicates installation, operation or
maintenance information which is important but not
• Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using
the appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic bags
after unpacking the appliance. Never allow children
to play with packaging material.
• Proper Installation. Be sure your appliance is
properly installed and grounded by a qualifi ed
technician in accordance with the National
Electrical Code No. 70 - latest edition in the
United States, or CSA C22.1, Part 1 in Canada, and
local code requirements. Install only per installation
instructions provided in the literature package for this
Ask your dealer to recommend a qualifi ed technician and
an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the
electrical power to the appliance at the circuit breaker or
fuse box in case of an emergency.
• User Servicing. Do not repair or replace any part
of the appliance unless specifi cally recommended
in the manuals. All other servicing should be done only
by a qualifi ed technician to reduce the risk of personal
injury and damage to the appliance.
• Never modify or alter the construction of an
appliance such as removal of panels, wire covers
or any other permanent part of the appliance.


• Storage on Appliance. Flammable materials
should not be stored near surface units. This
includes paper, plastic and cloth items, such as
cookbooks, plasticware and towels, as well as fl ammable
liquids. Do not store explosives, such as aerosol cans, on
or near the appliance. Flammable materials may explode
and result in fi re or property damage.
Do not store items of interest to children in the
cabinets above the appliance. Children climbing on
the cooktop to reach items could be seriously injured.
• Do not leave children alone. Children should not
be left alone or unattended in the area where an
appliance is in use. They should never be allowed to
sit or stand on any part of the appliance.
THESE UNITS. Surface units may be hot even though
they are dark in color. Areas near surface units may
become hot enough to cause burns. During and after
use, do not touch, or let clothing or other fl ammable
materials touch these areas until they have had suffi cient
time to cool. Among these areas are the cooktop and
areas facing the cooktop.
• Wear Proper Apparel. Loose-fi tting or hanging
garments should never be worn while using the
appliance. Do not let clothing or other flammable
materials contact hot surfaces.
Never use your appliance for warming or heating
the room.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires.
Smother the fi re with a pan lid, or use baking
soda, a dry chemical or foam-type extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or
grease may catch fi re if allowed to become too hot.
• Use Only Dry Pot holders. Moist or damp pot
holders on hot surfaces may result in burns from
steam. Do not let the pot holders touch hot surface
units. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of
a pot holder.
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers. Buildup
of pressure may cause the container to burst and
result in injury.


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