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Operating The Dual Surface Radiant Element - Electrolux 318 200 635 (0606) Rev. A Use & Care Manual

318 200 635 (0606) rev. a use & care guide electric cooktop
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14
Setting Surface Controls

OPERATING THE DUAL SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT

On/Off
On/Off
On/Off
On/Off
POWER
Fig. 1
Fig. 2
4. Select the INNER (Fig. 3) or INNER and OUTER (Fig. 5) to heat by touching the
pad.
5. Touch
6. Each touch of the
through 3.0 by .5 increments. Simmer power levels between 3.0 and 1.0 will decrease
or increase by .2 increments. Lo is the lowest power level available.
Note: The power level may be adjusted at any time while the element is ON.
Fig. 3
7. Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to finish
cooking. Each surface element provides a constant amount of heat at each setting. A
glowing red surface heating area extending beyond the bottom edge of the cookware
indicates the cookware is too small for the surface heating area.
8. When cooking has been completed touch the
if no other surface element is used touch the
Note: The HE message will appear in the display after turning the control knob to OFF if
Fig. 4
the cooktop is still hot and remain on until the heating surface area has cooled
sufficiently.
CA
CA
CAUTION
CA
CA
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.
Both the 30" and 36" cooktops are equipped with dual radiant surface element
located as shown in Figs. 1 & 2. A touch key pad on the element controls is used
to select one of the 2 positions of the element. Symbols and indicator lights on
the control panel are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will
heat. The
symbol indicates that only the INNER coil will heat (Fig. 3). The
symbol indicates that both INNER and OUTER coils will heat (Fig. 4). You may
switch from either coil setting at any time during cooking.
To Operate the Dual Surface Element:
1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element.
2. Touch and hold the
indicator light above the
touched within 20 seconds the request to Power ON the cooktop will
clear.
3. Touch and hold the
is heard. The display will show " -- ".
Note: If no further pads are touched within 10 seconds the request
to power the element ON will clear.
pad once to turn ON the power level to HI. Touch
or
pad will decrease or increase the power level from 9.0
UTION
UTION
UTION
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key pad until a beep sound. The power
POWER
will turn ON. Note: If no other key pad is
POWER
pad for the dual element position until a beep
On/Off
pad once for Lo.
pad once to turn the element OFF and
On/Off
key pad to turn off the cooktop.
POWER
key

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