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Electrolux 36 Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p
Dishwasher
318 200 647 (0701)

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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p Dishwasher 318 200 647 (0701)
  • 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

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information ... 2-3 Make a Record for Future use ... 2 Questions? ... 2 Safety ... 4-6 Important Safety Instructions ... 4 Cooktop Features ... 7-8 Setting Surface Controls ... 9-18 About the Ceramic Glass Cooktop ... 9 About the Radiant Surface Elements ...
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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. WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.
  • Page 5 CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION Do not store items of interest to children in the cabinets above the appliance. Children climbing on the cooktop to reach items could be seriously injured. • Do not leave children alone. Children should not be left alone or unattended in the area where an appliance is in use.
  • Page 6: Safety

    Safety • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Units. To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil. • Never Leave Surface Units Unattended. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
  • Page 7: Cooktop Features

    Fig. 1 - 30” model ON OFF size ON OFF ON OFF size hot surface hot surface hot surface hot surface Fig. 2 - 36” Model ON OFF size ON OFF timer hot surface hot surface timer...
  • Page 8: Cooktop Features

    8. Right Rear Element Control Pads 9. Right Front Element Control Pads 10. Main Cooktop Controls 11. Center Front Element Control Pads (36” model only) 12. Minute Timer Key Pads 13. Cooktop Power Key Pad 14. Cooktop Power Indicator Light 15.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Fig.1 - 30” Model - Cooktop Appearance POWER lock warm ON OFF size ON OFF ON OFF size ON OFF ON OFF size timer hot surface hot surface hot surface hot surface hot surface Fig. 2 - 36” Model - Cooktop Appearance...
  • Page 10: Locations Of The Surface Radiant Elements

    1 triple radiant element located at the left front position; Fig. 1 - 30” cooktop The radiant surface elements are located on the 36” cooktop as follows: 2 single radiant elements located at the right and left rear positions; 2 dual radiant elements located at the right and center front positions;...
  • Page 11: Led Messages Or Light Indicators Displayed By Main Control

    Setting Surface Controls LED MESSAGES OR LIGHT INDICATORS DISPLAYED BY MAIN CONTROL CONTROLS LOCK - This feature allows the cooktop to be locked at anytime. Touch and hold the LOCK key pad for few seconds. If the cooktop is in use, it will be impossible to enter in the lock mode.
  • Page 12: The Recommended Surface Cooking Settings

    Setting Surface Controls LIGHT INDICATORS DISPLAYED BY COOKING ELEMENT CONTROLS ELEMENT SIZE INDICATOR LIGHTS - Some cooking elements offer 2 or 3 different element sizes. You may choose to use the single inner heating ring only or you may add 1 or 2 more heating rings with each press of the activated, the inner heating ring indicator light will glow (Fig.
  • Page 13: Operating The Single Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE SINGLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS The cooktop has single radiant surface elements at 2 locations; the right and left rear (Figs. 1 & 2) element positions. To Operate the Single Surface Element 1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. 2.
  • Page 14: Operating The Dual Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE DUAL SURFACE RADIANT 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. Indicator lights on the control panel are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
  • Page 15: Operating The Triple Surface Radiant Element

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE TRIPLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT Both the 30” and 36” cooktops are equipped with “Triple” surface radiant elements located as shown in Figs. 1 & 2. A touch key pad on the element controls is used to select one of the 3 positions of the element. Indicator lights on the control panel are used to indicate which coil of the triple radiant element will heat.
  • Page 16: Keep Warm Feature

    Setting Surface Controls KEEP WARM FEATURE The Warm feature may be used with any of the Cooking Elements. To Turn the Keep Warm Feature ON: 1. To select the Keep Warm feature for any Cooking Element touch the the corresponding Cooking Element. 2.
  • Page 17: Minute Timer

    Setting Surface Controls MINUTE TIMER The Minute Timer feature may be useful in the kitchen if a recipe calls for keeping track of time. This feature will keep track of time from 1 to 99 minutes. The LED display will begin to count down minutes once set.
  • Page 18: Surface Cooking Utensils

    Setting Surface Controls SURFACE COOKING UTENSILS Cookware should have flat bottoms that make good contact with the en- tire surface heating element. Check for flatness by rotating a ruler across the bottom of cookware. Be sure to follow the recommendations for using cookware that has shown in the illus- tration at right.
  • Page 19: Care & Cleaning Table

    General Care & Cleaning CARE & CLEANING TABLE 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 20: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    General Care & Cleaning COOKTOP CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop POWER lock warm ON OFF size ON OFF ON OFF size ON OFF ON OFF size timer hot surface hot surface hot surface hot surface hot surface...
  • Page 21: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP (CONTINUED) UTION UTION CAUTION UTION UTION Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you use scrub pad. 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 22: Entire Cooktop Does Not Operate

    Solutions to Common Problems IMPORT T T T T ANT IMPOR IMPOR IMPOR IMPOR Before calling for service, review the following problems first. 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.
  • Page 23: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems FOOD NOT HEATING EVENLY • Improper cookware. Select flat-bottomed cookware of a proper size to fit element. • Incorrect control setting. Raise or lower setting until proper amount of heat is obtained. POOR COOKING RESULTS • Many factors affect cooking results. Adjust the recipe's recommended power levels or cooking times.
  • Page 24: Brown Streaks And Specks On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    Solutions to Common Problems BROWN STREAKS AND SPECKS ON CERAMIC 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.
  • Page 25: Notes

    Notes...
  • Page 26: 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 by unauthorized service companies; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies;...