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Cooktop Use; Grates; Griddle - KitchenAid KGRS202BSS Use & Care Manual

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Fire Hazard
Do not let the burner flame extend beyond the edge of
the pan.
Turn off all controls when not cooking.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or fire.
Electric igniters automatically light the surface burners when
control knobs are turned to LITE.
Before setting a control knob, place filled cookware on the grate.
Do not operate a burner using empty cookware or without
cookware on the grate.
The flame should be adjusted so it does not extend beyond the
edge of the pan.
The grates on this range cover the full width of the cooktop. The
two grates may interlock (on some models), using the hook formed
into one end of both grates. The flat end of one grate drops onto
the hook on the other grate as shown in the following illustration.
Griddle installed on right side of cooktop


To Set:
1. Push in and turn knob counterclockwise to LITE.
All surface burners will click. Only the burner with the control
knob turned to LITE will produce a flame.
2. Turn knob to anywhere between HIGH and LOW.
REMEMBER: When range is in use, the entire cooktop area
may become hot.
Ultra Power™ Burner Feature
The left front burner is designed to give maximum power when fully
on. It can be used to rapidly bring liquid to a boil and to cook large
quantities of food.
Even-Heat™ Simmer Burner Feature
The Even-Heat™ Simmer Burner feature allows for more precise
simmering and low temperature cooking. It is the right rear burner.
Power Failure
In case of prolonged power failure, the surface burners can be lit
manually. Hold a lit match near a burner and turn knob
counterclockwise to LITE. After burner lights, turn knob to desired


On some models, the two grates are identical and can be used on
either the left or right side of the cooktop. Grates that are designed
for use on only one side of the cooktop will have either "LEFT" or
"RIGHT" embossed on the bottom side of the grate.


To Use the Griddle:
1. Locate the griddle on the right side grate as shown. The
locating feet on the bottom of the griddle will engage the grate
tines to keep the griddle from sliding.
2. Before each use, brush on a thin layer of cooking oil to keep
food from sticking. Cooking sprays may leave a sticky residue
on the griddle that is hard to remove.
3. Preheat the griddle for 5 minutes. Preheating the griddle slowly
will ensure even heat distribution and will avoid warping the
4. For preheating and cooking, set the front burner to the lowest
heat setting and the rear burner to medium-high heat for best
NOTE: The griddle may also be used on the left side grate. For
best results, the rear burner setting should be set to Medium-Low
or Medium, and the front burner setting should be set to Low.
To Clean the Griddle:
1. Let the griddle cool, then empty the drip tray.
2. See the "General Cleaning" section for cleaning instructions.
3. Store griddle in a cool dry place.

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