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Electrolux EW36CC55GB - 36 Inch Hybrid Induction Cooktop Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Care Guide Radiant/Induction Electric Cooktop...
  • Page 2: Findinginformation

    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.electrolu×appliances,com @2008 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information TABLE OFCONTENTS Findinginformation........... 2-3 General Care & Cleaning ....... 25-27 Makea Recordfor Futureuse ........ 2 Care& CleaningTable.......... 25 Questions?.............. CooktopCleaningand Maintenance ..... 2 6 CleaningRecommendations f or the Safety ..............CeramicGlassCooktop........26-27 ImportantSafety Instructions ........4 Care& Cleaningof StainlessSteel....... 2 7 Cooktop Features ..........
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety [] [] Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage•...
  • Page 5 Safety edition in the United States, or CSA C22.1, Part 1 in Canada, and local code requirements. Install only per installation instructions provided in the literature package for this appliance. Ask your dealer to recommend a qualifed technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the electrical power to the appliance at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency.
  • Page 6: Importantsafety Instructions

    Safety • Use Only Dry Pot holders. Moist or damp pot holders on hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let the pot holders touch hot surface units. Do not use a towel or other bulky cloth instead of a pot holder. •...
  • Page 7: Care& Cleaningof Stainlesssteel

    Safety FOR CERAMIC-GLASS COOKTOP ONLY . Do Not Clean or Operate a Broken Cooktop. If cooktop should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers may penetrate the broken cooktop and create a risk of electric shock. Contact a qualified technician immediately. • Clean Cooktop with Caution. Ira wet sponge or cloth is used to wipe spills on a hot cooking area, be careful to avoid a steam burn.
  • Page 8: Cooktop Features

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  • Page 9 Cooktop Features coo., ?oo:'o2,,,,,,,,, lllllmlil// I! i ;i 10 Main Cooktop Controls 12 Minute Timer Key Pads 6 7 8 9 11 Element Controls (at 4 or 5 locations) Fig. 3 13. Cooktop ON/OFF Key Pad 14. Cooktop ON/OFF Indicator Light 15.
  • Page 10: Locationsof The Surfaceelements

    Before Usi the Cooktop ABOUT THE CE MIC G 8S COOKTOP [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] The ceramic cooktop has radiant and induction surface elements located below the surface of the glass, The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath, Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop (See Figs, 1 &...
  • Page 11: Led Messages Or Light Indicators Displayedby Maincontrol

    Before Usi the Cooktop LEDMESSAGES ORL(GHT(ND(CATORS D )SP YED BY MA(NCONTROL CONTROLS LOCK - This feature allows the cooktop to be locked only when the cooktop is switched to OFE Touch and hold the LOCK key pad for a few seconds. A beep will sound and dashes ("- -"...
  • Page 12: Aboutthe Radiantsurface Elements

    Before Using the Cooktop ABOUT THE DIANT SURFACE ELEMENTS [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] The element temperature rises gradually and evenly. As the temperature rises, the element will glow red.
  • Page 13: Controls

    Before Usi the Cooktop THERECOMMENDED DIANT ELEMENTSE INGS Use the chart to determine the correct setting for the type of food you are preparing. Recommended Surface Settings Chart Setting Type of Cooking HIGH (HI) Start most foods; bring water to a boil and pan broiling. MEDIUM HIGH (8-10) Continue a rapid boil;...
  • Page 14: Use The Correctcookwaretypeon The Inductioncookingzones

    Before Usi the Cooktop USE THE CORRECT COOKWARE TYPE ON THE INDUCTION COOKINGZONES The magnetic Cooking Zone sensors located below the cooktop surface require the use of cookware made with magnetic material in order to start the heating process on any of the Cooking Zones. When purchasing pans, look for cookware specifically identified by the manufacturer for use with Induction cooktops.
  • Page 15: Cookwarerecommendations

    Before Usi the Cooktop COOKWARE RECOMMENDATIONS INCORRECT CORRECT Cookware not centered on Cook- Cookware centered correctly on ing Zone surface. Cooking Zone surface.
  • Page 16: Use Qualitycookwarein Good Condition

    Before Usi the Cooktop USEQUAL( COOKWARE(NGOODCONDF)ON The cookware used with the Induction Cooktop should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the entire surface of the Cooking Zone. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of the cookware (See Fig. 1 ). Be sure to follow all the recommendations for using cookware as shown in Fig.
  • Page 17 PORCELAiN-ENAMEL on METAL-Heatingcharacteristics will varydepending on base material, P orcelain-enamel coating mustbesmooth toavoidscratching ceramic cooktops, GLASS- S lowheatconductor, Notrecommended forceramic cooktop surfaces because it mayscratch theglass,...
  • Page 18: Usingthetouchcontrol

    Setting Surface Controls USINGTHETOUCHCONTROL The recommended way to use the touch pads on the cooktop is shown in Fig. 1. 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, Lightly contact the pad with the flat part of your entire fingertip, Do not just use the...
  • Page 19: Operatingthe Dual Surfaceradiantelement

    Surface Controls OPERATINGTHE DUAL SURFACERADIANT ELEMENT 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.
  • Page 20: Operatingthe Inductioncookingzones

    Setting Surface Controls OPE T(NG THE(NDUCT)ON COOK)NG ZONES The cooktop has two induction Cooking Zones designed for cookware of various sizes. Be sure to place cookware that meets the minimum and maximum pan size requirements (Fig. 2, page 14) for the Cooking Zone desired and is best for the amount of food being prepared.
  • Page 21: Inductioncookingpreheatrecommendations

    s° co cootro,s z.0,.Es. NOTES: IMPORTANT OPERATING Fluids spilled or objects lying on the controls area of the cooktop may cause the cooktop to display error code and turn OFF while cooking. Clean the spills or remove the objects , from the cooktop. : :: Be sure the cooktop vent holes are NOT blocked.
  • Page 22: Keepwarmfeature

    Setting Surface Controls KEEPWARMFEATURE The Warm feature may be used with any of the Cooking Elements. To Turn the Keep Warm Feature ON: To select the Keep Warm feature for any Cooking Element touch the [] key pad for oN o_F the corresponding Cooking Element.
  • Page 23: Sabbathfeaturemode

    Surface Controls SABBATHFEATURE MODE When the Sabbath feature is ON "Sb" will be showed on the radiant elements control displays and on the Minute Timer Control display (Fig. 1 ). On induction element control displays will be showed "-". Only radiant surface elements can be used during Sabbath mode.
  • Page 24: Powersharing (Inductioncookingzonesonly)

    Setting Surface Controls POWER SNARING (INDUCTION C OOKING ZONES ONLY} Your cooktop is equipped with two induction elements within one heating section. The Cooking Zones are powered by an independent induction inverters. Two Cooking Zones in a heating section share the power of one inverter.
  • Page 25: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning CARE& CLEANINGTABLE 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 Painted and Plastic of vinegar and water.
  • Page 26: Cooktopcleaningand Maintenance

    General Care & Cleani COOKTOP CLEANINGAND MAINTENANCE [] II [] [] II II II [] [] II [] [] II I [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface.
  • Page 27 General Care & Cleaning CLEANINGRECOMMENDATIONS FORTHECE_MIC G_SS COOKTOP ( CONTINUED) IMPORTANT NOTE: Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you an abrasive type scratch pad. Only use cleaning products that have been specially designed for ceramic glass cooktop. Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: These types of soils must be removed immediately if spilled or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface.
  • Page 28: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems ENTIRECOOKTOPDOESNOTOPE_TE • Cooktop controls are locked. Set the cooktop controls to unlock the Cooktop (see page 23 for further instructions). • House fuse has blown or circuit breaker has tripped. Check/reset breaker or replace fuse. If the problem is a circuit overload, have this situation corrected by a qualified electrician.
  • Page 29: Cookingzonedoes Not Heat Food

    !!!i i! i iiiiiiiii utions to Common Problems COOKING ZONEDOESNOTNEATFOOD(INDUCTION ELEMENTS} No cookware was placed on the Cooking Zone or cookware material type incorrect for Induction Cooking. Cookware bottom not large enough for Cooking Zone. Cookware is warped or in poor condition. Cookware is not centered on Cooking Zone.
  • Page 30: Cookingzoneledcontinuouslyflashesf

    Solutions to Common Problems COOKTOPZONECONTROLDmSP_YSEAND 2 DIGITSLED MAIN CONTROLDWSP_YS • Induction Cooktop main control has detected a fault or error condition. Try turning electrical power supply OFF and back ON to cooktop in order to reset Cooktop main controls. If fault recurs, record fault number and turn power supply to Cooktop OFF. COOKINGZONE LED CONTINUOUSLY FLASHESF (_NDUCTmON COOKING ZONESONLY)
  • Page 31: Brownstreaksand Speckson Ceramic Glasscooktopsurface

    Solutions to Common Problems BROWN STREAKS AND SPECKS ON CERAMmC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE Boilovers have cooked onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil, See instructions under General Care & Cleaning. Cleaning materials not recommended for ceramic-glass cooktop have been used, Use recommended cleaners and cleaning method, See Ceramic-Glass Cooktop section in...
  • Page 32: Warranty Information

    14. Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during transportation or installation, including but not limited to floors, cabinets, walls, etc. 15. Damages caused by:services performed byunauthorized service companies; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies;...