Electrolux E30GC74GPS1 Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 o {ri_ i < Care Guide Gas Cooktop...
  • Page 2: Findinginformation

    Number For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: l=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

    Finding information TABLE OFCONTENTS Findinginformation..........2 GeneralCare & Cleaning ........14 Makea Recordfor Futureuse ......2 Care& CleaningTable........14 Questions?............Cleaningthe BurnerGrates,BurnerCaps, BurnerHeads,Simmerplateand Griddle ..15 Safety..............CooktopCleaningand Maintenance....16 Important SafetyInstructions ......4 CleaningRecommendations f or the CeramicGlassCooktop ......... 16 GettingStart ............
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety IMPORTANT S AFETYINSTRUCTIONS [] [] [] [] Please read all safety instructions before using your new Electrolux cooktop. Remove all tape and packaging before using the Cooktop. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the cooktop. Never allow children to play with packaging material. Do not remove the model/serial plate attached to the cooktop.
  • Page 5 Safety Storage on ApplianceiFlammable materials should not be stored on the cooktep or near surface units. This includes paper, plastic and cloth items, such as cookbooks, plasticware towels, as well as flammable liquids. Do not store explosives, such as aerosol cans, on or near the cooktop.
  • Page 6 Safety Utensil Handles Should Be Turned inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Burners/Unit --To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil, the handle of the utensil should be positioned so that it is turned inward, and does not extend over adjacent surface burners.
  • Page 7: Gettingstart

    Getting GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an Grounding electrical outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded. type wall DO NOT operate the cooktop using a 2-prong adapter or an receptacle extension cord.
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking FLAMESIZE Formost 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 9: Locationsof The Burners

    Surface Cooking LOCATIONS O FTHEBURNERS 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; a 18 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the left front position;...
  • Page 10: Surfacecookingutensils

    Surface Cooking SURFACE COOKING UTENSILS *GOOD POOR • Curved and warped pan bottoms. Pan overhangs unit by more than • Flat bottom and straight sides. 2.5 cm (1"). Tight fitting lids. Weight of handle does not tilt pan. Pans should have flat bottoms. Pan is well balanced.
  • Page 11: Usingthewokstand

    Surface Cooking USINGTHEWOKSTAND 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.
  • Page 12: Usingthe Simmerplate

    Surface Cooking US)NGTHE S)MMERPLATE The simmer plate (Figure 1) is intended to diffuse lower temperature of the burner to help cooking delicate aliment such as chocolate, milk, bechamel, etc... It can also be use for cooking sauce during long period. With the grate in position over the burner, set the simmer plate on top of the grate positioning the notches in the simmer plate over the grate fingers (See Figure 2) and then place the utensil on the simmer plate.
  • Page 13: Settingsurfacecontrols

    Surface Cooking SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Your cooktop may be equipped with any combination of the following burners: Simmer Burner: best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc. Standard Burner: used for most all surface cooking needs. Large Burner: best used when bringing large quantities of liquid to temperature and when preparing larger quantities of food.
  • Page 14: Generalcare & Cleaning

    General Care Cleani CARE& CLEANING TABLE Surfaces How to Clean Painted and Plastic Forgeneral cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Formore difficult soils and ControJ Knobs built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Page 15: Cleaningthe Burnergrates,Burnercaps, Burnerheads,Simmerplateand Griddle

    General Care Cleaning CLEANING THE BURNER GRATES, BURNER CAPS, BURNER HEADS, SIMMER PLATEAND GRIDDLE The Burner Grates, Burner Caps, Burner Heads, simmer plate and griddle should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame.
  • Page 16: Cooktopcleaningand Maintenance

    General Care Cleani COOKTOP CLEANINGAND MAINTENANCE [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply the recommended Cleaning Creme to the ceramic surface.
  • Page 17: Care& Cleaningof Stainlesssteel

    General Care Cleaning CLEANINGRECOMMENDATIONS FORTHE CE MmC G SS COOKTOP (CONTINUED) Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: These types of soils need be removed immediately if spilled or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface. Permanent damage (such as pitting of the cooktop surface) may occur if not removed immediately.
  • Page 18: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems SURFACE BURNERS DONOTLIGHT 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. Be sure gas supply valve is open. Burner ports are clogged.
  • Page 19: Glasscooktopsurface

    So(utions to Common Prob(ems SCOTCHES ORAB_S(ONS ONCE_N(C G_SS COOKTOP SURFACE [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] • Coarse particles (suchas salt or sand) are between cooktopand utens((. Be sure cooktopsurface and bottom ofutensils a reclean beforeuse.Small scratches do not affect cookingand will b ecome lessvisible withuse.
  • Page 20: Warrantyinformation

    This warrantyonly applies in the 50 statesd the U.S.A.,Puerto Rico,and Canada. 1.800.944.9044 1.868.294,9911 Productfeaturesor specifications a sdescribedor illustrated aresubjectto changewithout ElectroluxHomeProducts ElectroluxHome Products notice. Allwarrantiesare madeby Electrolux HomeProductsNorfhAmerica,a division NorthAmerica North America of White Consolidatedindustries, Inc. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by P.O.Box 212378 802, boul. L'Ange-Gardien Elecb_luxCanadaCorp.

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