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Gas Cooktop

318 203 667 Rev. A (1002)



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  • Page 1: Gas Cooktop

    Use & Care Guide Gas Cooktop 318 203 667 Rev. A (1002)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    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: ©2010 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA General Care & Cleaning ... 13 Care &...
  • Page 3: 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 4 Safety Warning • Stepping, leaning or sitting on this cooktop can result in serious injuries and also cause damage to the cooktop. Do not allow children to climb or play around the cooktop. • neveR use this appliance as a space heater to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result in carbon monoxide poisoning.
  • Page 5 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 6: Getting Start

    The qualified agency performing this work assumes responsibility for the conversion. Warning Severe shock, or damage to the cooktop may occur if the cooktop is not installed by a qualified installer or electrician. caution 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 7: Surface Cooking

    Note: Always use a utensil for its intended purpose. Follow manufacturer’s used but must conform to the instructions. Some utensils were not made to be used in the oven or on the above recommended cookware cooktop. requirements. usInG The GRIddle Figure 2...
  • Page 8: Using The Wok Stand

    Surface Cooking 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. If properly positioned, the Wok Stand will not slide off the grate.
  • Page 9: Using The Simmer Plate

    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: Placement Of Burner Heads And Caps

    Service Center. Do not service the sealed burner yourself. 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...
  • Page 11: Flame Size

    flaMe sIze 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 12: 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 13: 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 14: Cleaning The Burner Grates, Burner Caps

    The cooktop is designed to make cleaning easier. Because the gas burner are sealed, cleanups are easy when spillovers are cleaned up immediately. caution Do not remove any parts from the cooktop until they have completely cooled and are safe to handle. iMPortant do not use spray oven cleaners on the cooktop.
  • Page 15 When placing the burner caps, see Important note below. iMPortant When placing the burner caps on the cooktop, be sure the burner caps are seated firmly on top of burner heads. Improper flame size and uneven heating may result when any surface burners are turned ON and the burner caps are not seated correctly.
  • Page 16: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. 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.
  • 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

    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. bRoWn sTReaks and sPeCks on CeRaMIC Glass CookToP suRfaCe •...
  • 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.