Electrolux EW36GC55G - 36" Gas Cooktop Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Use _t Care Guide Gas Cooktop % Ee...
  • Page 2: Findinginformation

    QUESTIONS? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877=4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For on-line support and internet product information: www.electroluxappliances.com @2010 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Fin ing information TABLE OF CONTENTS FindingInformation ..........2 General Care & Cleaning ......14-16 Makea Recordfor Futureuse......2 Care& CleaningTable........14 Questions? ............Care& Cleaningof StainlessSteel ....14 CleaningCooktop,BurnerGrates,BurnerCaps, Safety..............and BurnerHeads ..........15 ImportantSafetyInstructions ......4 Solutions to Common Problems....... 17 Getting Start............
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety MPORTANT SAFETY NSTRUCT ONS Please read all safety instructions before using your new Electrolux cooktop. Thismanual containsimportantsafetysymbolsand instructions. P leasepayattention to these symbolsand follow all instructions given. • Remove all tape and packaging before using the Cooktop. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the cooktop.
  • Page 5 Safety Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to shut off gas supply at the meter and disconnect the electrical power to the cooktop at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency. •...
  • Page 6 Safety * Know which knob controls each surface burner. Always turn the knob to the LITE position when igniting the burners. Visually check that the burner has lit. Then adjust the flame so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil. * Clean the appliance regularly to keep all parts free of grease that could catch fire.
  • Page 7: Getting Start

    Getting Start GROUNDING NSTRUCT ONS For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an Grounding electrical outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded. type wall Do not, under any DO NOT operate the cooktop using a 2-prong adapter or an receptacle circumstances,cut,...
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cookin FLAMES ZE For most cooking, start on the highest control setting and then turn to a lower one to complete the process. Use the chart below as a guide for determining proper flame size for various types of cooking. The size and type of utensil used and the amount of food being cooked will influence the setting needed for cooking.
  • Page 9: Locationsof The Burners

    urface Cookin LOCATIONS OF THE BURNERS The 30" cooktop is equipped with different sized burners. The surface burners are located on the cooktop as follows (See Figure): a 5 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the right rear position; a 18 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the left rear position;...
  • Page 10: Surfacecookingutensijs

    Surface Cookin SURFACECOOKINGUTENSILS *GOOD POOR • Curved and warped pan bottoms. • Pan overhangs unit by more than • Flat bottom and straight sides. 2.5 cm (1"). • Tight fitting lids. Weight of handle does not tilt pan. Pan is well balanced. Pans should have flat bot- •...
  • Page 11: Settingsurfacecontrols

    urface Cookin SETTINGSURFACECONTROLS 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.
  • Page 12: Usingthe Griddle

    urface Cooking USINGTHE GRmDDLE [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] The griddle is intended for direct food cooking and can be used on both sides. Do not use pans or other cookware on the griddle.
  • Page 13: Usingthe Wokstand

    urface Cookin US(NGTHE WOK STAND (ACCESSORY NOT ( NCLUDED) The Wok Stand is designed to allow round-bottomed woks to be used. It is recommended that you use a 14 inch diameter (35.5 cm) or less Wok. It is recommended that you use the POWER burner with the wok stand for best performance.
  • Page 14: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care Cleaning CARE & CLEANmNG TABLE Surfaces How to Clean Painted and Plastic For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils Control Knobs and built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Page 15: Cleaningcooktop,Burnergrates,Burnercaps, And Burnerheads

    General Care Cleanin CLEANING COOKTO_ BURNER GRATES, BURNER CAPS AND BURNER HEADS [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] The cooktopisdesignedto make cleaning easier. B ecause thegas burneraresealed, cleanupsareeasy when spillovers arecleanedup immediately.
  • Page 16 General Care Cleaning CLEANING COOKTO BURNER GRATES, BURNER CAPS AND BURNER HEADS [] [] [] [] Burner Caps Should you ever need to remove the burner caps for cleaning lift the burner cap off the burner head. Clean heavy soils with an absorbent cloth. Rinse with a clean, damp cloth and immediately thoroughly dry including the bottom and inside of the cap.
  • Page 17: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems SURFACE BURNERS DO NOT L(GHT [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] • 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 knob to desired flame size, •...
  • Page 18: Notes

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  • Page 20: Warranty Information

    Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during transportation or installation, including but not limited to floors, cabinets, walls, etc. Damages caused by: services performed by unauthorized service companies; use of partsother than genuine Electrolux parts or partsobtained from persons other than authorized service companies;...