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Before You Call - Kenmore 3050 - Pro 36 in. Gas Slide-In Cooktop Use And Care Manual

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Before You Call
Solutions to Common Problems
Before you call for service,
review this list. it may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences
that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance.
OCCURRENCE
POSSIBLE
CAUSE/SOLUTION
Surface burners do not light
Surface Control knob has not been completely turned to LITE. Push in and turn
the Surface Control knob to LITE until burner ignites and then turn control to desired
flame size.
Surface burner flame burns half
way around
Be sure gas supply valve is open.
Burner ports or slots are clogged. With the burner off, use a small-gauge wire or
needle to clean ports or slots.
Power cord is disconnected from outlet (electric ignition models). Be sure cord is
plugged securely into outlet.
Electrical power outage (electric ignition models). Burners can be lit manually. See
Setting Surface Controls
in this Use & Care Guide.
Burner ports or slots are clogged. With the burner off, clean ports and slots with a
small-gauge wire or needle.
Moisture is present after cleaning. To avoid this occurrence
dry the burners
thoroughly following instructions under General Care & Cleaning.
Surface burner flame is orange
Dust particles in main line. Allow the burner to operate a few minutes until flame
turns blue.
in coastal areas, a slightly orange flame is unavoidable due to salt air.
Scratches
or abrasion
on cooktop
surface (Ceramic-Glass
Cooktop)
Coarse particles such as salt or sand between cooktop and utensil can cause
scratches. Be sure cooktop surface and bottoms of utensils are clean before usage.
Small scratches do not affect cooking and will become less visible with time.
Cleaning materials not recommended for ceramic-glass cooktop have been used.
See "Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance" section under General
Care & Cleaning.
Cookware with rough bottom has been used. Use smooth, flat-bottomed cookware.
Metalmarks (Ceramic-Glass
Cooktop)
Sliding or scraping of metal utensils on cooktop surface. Do not slide metal utensils
on cooktop surface. Use ceramic-glass
cooktop cleaning cream to remove the
marks. See "Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance"
section under
General Care & Cleaning.
Brown streaks or specks on
ceramic glass cooktop
surface
(Ceramic=Glass Cooktop)
Boilovers are cooked onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil. See
"Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning & Maintenance" section under General Care &
Cleaning.
Cleaning materials not recommended for ceramic-glass cooktop have been used.
Use recommended cleaners and cleaning method. See "Ceramic Glass Cooktop
Cleaning & Maintenance" section under General Care & Cleaning.
Areas of discoloration
with
metallic sheen (Ceramic-Glass
Cooktop)
Mineral deposits from water and food. Remove using a ceramic-glass
cooktop
cleaning cream. To avoid this occurrence use cookware with clean, dry bottoms.
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