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Electrolux 318 200 687 Use And Care Manual

Electrolux gas cooktop use & care guide
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Use & Care Guide
G a s C o o k t o p
318 200 687 Rev. A (0709)

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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide G a s C o o k t o p 318 200 687 Rev. A (0709)
  • 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 ©2007 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Care & Cleaning Table ... 14 Cleaning the Burner Grates, Burner Caps, Burner Heads, Simmer plate and Griddle ... 15 Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance ... 16 Cleaning Recommendations for the Ceramic Glass Cooktop ... 16 Care & Cleaning of Stainless Steel ... 17 Solutions to Common Problems ...
  • Page 4: 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 5 Then adjust the flame so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil. • Use proper pan size. This cooktop can be equipped with one or more surface units of different sizes. Select utensils having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit. The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the surface heating unit to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing.
  • Page 6 Check the manufacturer’s recommendations for cooktop use. • Do not use Searing Grill on the cooktop. The Searing Grill is not designed for use on the cooktop. Doing so may result in a fire.
  • Page 7: Getting Start

    Failure to follow instructions WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING Severe shock, or damage to the cooktop may occur if the cooktop is not installed by a qualified installer or UTION UTION CAUTION UTION UTION Any additions, changes or conversions required in order for this appliance to satisfactorily meet the application needs must be made by a qualified service technician in accordance with the manufacturer’s...
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Adjust or clean burner if flame is yellow-orange. To clean burner, see instructions under General Care & Cleaning. PLACEMENT OF BURNER GRATES Place grates on the Ceramic Glass Cooktop. Be sure they are right located inside the stainless steel frame. ATTENTION: Do not slide the grates on the stainless steel frame, doing so can damage the surface.
  • Page 9: Locations Of The Burners

    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 14 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the left rear position;...
  • Page 10: Surface Cooking Utensils

    Note: Always use a utensil for its intended purpose. Follow manufacturer's recommended cookware re- instructions. Some utensils were not made to be used in the oven or on the cooktop. quirements. USING THE GRIDDLE Figure 1...
  • Page 11: Using The Wok Stand

    USING THE WOK STAND The Wok Stand provided with your cooktop 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 right front POWER burner with the wok stand for best performance.
  • Page 12: Using The Simmer Plate

    Surface Cooking Surface Cooking USING THE SIMMER PLATE The simmer plate (Figure 1) is intended to diffuse lower temperature of the burner to help cooking delicate aliment such as chocolate, milk, bechamel, etc... It can also be use for cooking sauce during long period. With the grate in position over the burner, set the simmer plate on top of the grate positioning the notches in the simmer plate over the grate fingers (See Figure 2) and then place the utensil on the simmer plate.
  • Page 13: Setting Surface Controls

    Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top of the cooktop when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wood spoons could catch fire if placed too close to a flame.
  • Page 14: General Care & Cleaning

    DO NOT use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop. Surface Burners The holes in the burners of your cooktop must be kept clean at all times for proper Burner Head ignition and a complete, even flame. Clean the burner holes routinely with a small gauge wire or needle and especially after bad spillovers which could clog these holes.
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Burner Grates, Burner Caps, Burner Heads, Simmer Plate And Griddle

    Surface Burner Grate THE COOKTOP IS NOT REMOVABLE. Do not attempt to remove or lift the cooktop. UTION UTION CAUTION...
  • Page 16: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    WARNING 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. 30° For light to moderate soil: Apply a few drops of Cleaning Creme directly to the cooktop. Use a paper towel to clean the entire cooktop surface.
  • Page 17: Care & Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    After turning the surface elements OFF, use a razor blade scraper or a metal spatula with a mitt and scrape the soil from the hot surface (as illustrated on previous page). Allow the cooktop to cool, and use the same method for heavy or burned on soils.
  • Page 18: Solutions To Common Problems

    Before calling for service, review this list. 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. 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 knob to desired flame size.
  • Page 19: Scratches Or Abrasions On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    See Ceramic-Glass Cooktop section in this Owner's Guide. METAL MARKS ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE • Sliding or scraping of metal utensils on cooktop surface. Do not slide metal utensils on cooktop surface. Use a mildly abrasive cleanser to remove marks.
  • Page 20: 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.

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