Hob burners control knobs
The symbols on the knobs mean that :
there is no gas supply
there is maximum gas supply
there is minimum gas supply
Lighting the burners
For easier lighting, proceed before
putting a pan on the pan support.
To light a burner:
Turn the relevant knob anticlockwise to
maximum position (
the knob to ignite.
After lighting the flame, keep the knob
pushed down for about 5 seconds. This will allow the "thermocouple"
(Fig.-lett. D) to be heated and the safety device to be switched off,
otherwise the gas supply would be interrupted.
Then, check the flame is regular and adjust it as required.
If the burner does not ignite, turn the control knob to off position, and
If you cannot light the flame even after several attempts, check the
(Fig.-lett. A) and "crown" (Fig.-lett. B) are in the correct
When switching on the mains, after installation or a power cut, it is
quite normal for the spark generator to be activated automatically.
In the absence of electricity, ignition can occur without the electrical
device; in this case, approach the burner with a flame, push the
relevant knob down and turn it anti-clockwise until it reaches the
Do not keep the control knob pressed for more than 15
seconds. If the burner does not light even after 15 seconds, release
the control knob, turn it the "off" position (
one minute before trying to light the burner again.
) and push down
A A A A A - Burner cap
B B B B B - Burner crown
C C C C C - Ignition electrode
D D D D D - Thermocouple
) and wait for at least