To light a burner, turn the relevant control knob anticlockwise to the maximum
position, then push it down to ignite the burner. Upon, ignition, keep the knob
pushed down about 5 seconds, then adjust the flame as required.
If the burner does not ignite, turn the control knob to zero, and try again.
Each control knob is equipped with a pilot light which gradually lights up
according to the heat level that you select with the control knob.
When switching on the mains, after installation or a power cut, it is quite
normal for the spark generator to be activated automatically.
To ensure maximum burner efficiency, you should only use pots and pans with a
flat bottom fitting the size of the burner used (see table).
As soon as a liquid starts boiling, turn down the flame so that it will barely
keep the liquid simmering.
If you use a saucepan which is smaller than the recommended size, the
flame will spread beyond the bottom of the vessel, causing the handle to
Take care when frying food in hot oil or fat, as the overheated splashes could
If the control knobs become difficult to turn, please contact your local AEG
Service Force Centre.