Electrolux 318 200 635 (0606) Rev. A Use & Care Manual

318 200 635 (0606) rev. a use & care guide electric cooktop


Quick Links

Use & Care Guide
E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p
318 200 635 (0606) Rev. A


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Electrolux 318 200 635 (0606) Rev. A

  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p Dishwasher 318 200 635 (0606) Rev. A...
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    QUESTIONS? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For online support and internet product information: www.electrolux.com ©2006 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Instructions ... 4 Cooktop Features ... 7-8 Setting Surface Controls ... 9-18 About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop ... 9 About the Radiant Surface Elements ... 9 Locations of the Surface Radiant Elements ... 10 Using the Touch Control ... 10 LED Messages or Light Indicators Displayed by Main Control ...
  • Page 4: Safety

    WARNING WARNING Stepping or leaning on this cooktop can result in serious injuries and may also cause damage to the cooktop. Do not allow children to climb or play around the cooktop. • User Servicing. Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically recommended in the manuals.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT. Do not attempt to operate the cooktop during a power failure. If the power fails, always turn off the cooktop. If the cooktop is not turned off and the power resumes, the cooktop will not operate and an error message will be displayed.
  • Page 6: Safety

    • Clean Cooktop with Caution. If a wet sponge or cloth is used to wipe spills on a hot cooking area, be careful to avoid a steam burn. Some cleaners can produce harmful fumes if applied to a hot surface.
  • Page 7: Cooktop Features

    COOKTOP FEATURES READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE COOKTOP CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION The Cooking Zones may appear to be cool while turned ON and after they have been turned OFF. The glass surface may be HOT form residual heat transfered from the cookware and burns may occur.
  • Page 8: Cooktop Features

    9. Right Front Element Control Pads 10. Main Cooktop Controls 11. Center Front Element Control Pads (36” model only) 12. Cooktop Power Key Pad 13. Cooktop Power Indicator Light 14. Keep Warm Setting Key Pad 15. Controls Lock Key Pad 16.
  • Page 9: About The Ceramic Glass Cooktop

    Radiant elements have a limiter that allows the element to cycle ON and OFF, even at the HI setting. This helps to prevent damage to the ceramic glass cooktop. Cycling at the HI setting is normal and can also occur if the cookware is too small for the radiant element or if the cookware bottom is not flat (Refer to page 18 for using correct cookware instructions with the cooktop).
  • Page 10: Locations Of The Surface Radiant Elements

    The recommended way to use the touch pads on the cooktop is shown in Fig. 3. Be sure that your finger is placed in the center of the touch pad as shown. If the finger is not placed on the center of a pad, the cooktop may not respond to the selection made.
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls

    CONTROLS LOCK - This feature allows the cooktop to be locked at anytime. Touch and hold the LOCK key pad for few seconds. If the cooktop is in use it will automati- cally shut off the cooktop to enter in the lock mode. A beep will sound and the Lock indicator light will glow (Fig.
  • Page 12: The Recommended Surface Cooking Settings

    “HE” (hot element; See Fig. 8) warning when the cooktop is still too hot to touch. If the HE message appears in the window, the control can still be turned ON again for use.
  • Page 13: Operating The Single Surface Radiant Elements

    Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled after they have been turned OFF. HE (Hot Element) message will turn ON and will continue to glow until the glass cooktop has cooled down to a moderate level. The glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass surface is touched before the indicator light has turned OFF.
  • Page 14: Operating The Dual Surface Radiant Element

    Radiant surface elements may appear to be cooled after they have been turned OFF. HE (Hot Element) message will turn ON and will continue to glow until the glass cooktop has cooled down to a moderate level. The glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass surface is touched before the indicator light has turned OFF.
  • Page 15: Operating The Triple Surface Radiant Elements

    Note: The HE message will appear in the display after turning the control knob to OFF if the cooktop is still hot and remain on until the heating surface area has cooled sufficiently. NOTE See the Recommended Setting for Surface Elements chart, on page 12, to make the correct setting.
  • Page 16: Keep Warm Feature

    Setting Surface Controls KEEP WARM FEATURE The Warm feature may be used with any of the Cooking Elements. To Turn the Keep Warm Feature ON: 1. To select the Keep Warm feature for any Cooking Element touch the the corresponding Cooking Element. 2.
  • Page 17: Sabbath Feature Mode

    ON indicating the cooktop is locked. This will keep any Cooking Element or Cooktop functions from being accidentally turned ON. Note: If the cooktop is in used when the Control Lock Feature is turn on, the cooktop will automatically turn OFF and enter in Control Lock Feature Mode.
  • Page 18: Surface Cooking Utensils

    PORCELAIN-ENAMEL on METAL - Heating characteristics will vary depending on base material. Porcelain-enamel coating must be smooth to avoid scratching ceramic cooktops. GLASS - Slow heat conductor. Not recommended for ceramic cooktop surfaces because it may scratch the glass. GOOD •...
  • Page 19: Care & Cleaning Table

    General Care & Cleaning CARE & CLEANING TABLE How to Clean Surfaces Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. Aluminum & Vinyl Using a soft cloth, clean with mild dish detergent and water or a 50/50 solution of Painted and Plastic vinegar and water.
  • Page 20: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    WARNING WARNING WARNING DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the ceramic-glass surface. For light to moderate soil: Apply a few drops of CookTop® Cleaning Creme directly to the cooktop.
  • Page 21: General Care & Cleaning

    Aluminum utensils - The melting point of aluminum is much lower than that of other metals. Care must be taken when aluminum pots or pans are used on the cooktop. If allowed to boil dry, not only will the utensil be destroyed, but it may fuse to, break or mark the ceramic glass surface, permanently damaging the cooktop surface.
  • Page 22: Entire Cooktop Does Not Operate

    Before calling for service, review the following problems first. It may save you both time and expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result of defective workmanship or material in your cooktop. ENTIRE COOKTOP DOES NOT OPERATE •...
  • Page 23: Solutions To Common Problems

    COOKTOP SURFACE • Coarse particles (such as salt or sand) are between cooktop and utensil. Be sure cooktop surface and bottom of utensils are clean before use. Small scratches do not affect cooking and will become less visible with use.
  • Page 24: Brown Streaks And Specks On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    COOKTOP SURFACE • Mineral deposits from water and food. Wet surface with water and sprinkle on a cooktop cleaning creme. Scrub with a clean damp paper towel until the stain disappears. Wipe remaining paste away, then apply a small amount of cooktop cleaning creme and polish with a clean paper towel.
  • Page 25: Notes

  • Page 26: Warranty Information

    COOKTOP WARRANTY In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products North America servicer.

Table of Contents