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Setting Surface Controls - Electrolux EW30GC55GS Use And Care Manual

30" gas cooktop
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Your cooktop may be equipped with any combination of the following burners:
Simmer Burner: best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc.
Standard Burner: used for most all surface cooking needs.
Large Burner: best used when bringing large quantities of liquid to temperature and when
preparing larger quantities of food.
Regardless of size, always select a utensil that is suitable for the amount and type of food
being prepared. Select a burner and flame size appropriate to the pan. Never allow flames
to extend beyond the outer edge of the pan.
Your cooktop is also equipped with 270° rotation flame control valves. These valves
provide enhanced control of the burner flame. Each burner lights automatically from an
electric ignitor when its control knob is turned to the LITE position.
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. Potholders, towels or wood spoons
could catch fire if placed too close to a flame.
To operate the surface burner:
1. Place cooking utensil on burner.
2. Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to
burner, make sure to keep the knob setting between the two
the outer ring burner is lit. 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. 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 Surface Control knob in the
(The electronic ignitor will continue to click if left in the
premature wear.)
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
Surface Cooking
(LITE). For dual flame
. Use caution when lighting surface burners
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Regular burner
position, causing
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Dual burner
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