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  • Page 1 Care Guide Gas Cooktop...
  • Page 2: Findinginformation

    For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1 =877=4ELECTROLUX (1 =877=435-3287) For on-line support and internet product information: www.electroluxappliances.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 General Care & Cleaning ......14-16 Makea Recordfor Futureuse ......2 Care& CleaningTable........14 Questions?............Cleaningthe BurnerGrates,BurnerCaps, and Burner Heads.......... 15 Safety..............PorcelainEnamelCooktop Important SafetyInstructions ......4 CleaningInstructions ........16 Care& Cleaningof StainlessSteel ....16 GettingStart ............
  • Page 4: Safety

    II [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] Please read all safety instructions before using your new Electrolux cooktop. This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given.
  • Page 5 Safety Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to shut offgas supply at the meter and disconnect the electrical power to the cooktop at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency. +User servicing--Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically...
  • Page 6 Safety • Knowwhich knob controls each surface burner. Always turn the knob to the LITE position when igniting the burners. Visually check that the burner has lit. Then adjust the flame so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil. .
  • Page 7: Gettingstart

    Getting GROUND)NG (NSTRUCT(ONS 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 For most 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: Locations O Ftheburners

    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 18 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the left rear position; a 9 500 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, iiiiiiii ii ii ii'i • 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 bot- Pan is well balanced.
  • Page 11: 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 12: Usingthe Griddle

    Surface Cooki USING THE GRIDDLE The griddle is intended for direct food cooking and can be used on both sides. Do not use pans or other cookware on the griddle. Doing so could damage the finish. With the grate in position over the burner, set the griddle on top of the grate positioning the notches in the griddle over the grate fingers (refer to figures 1 and 2 for optimal positioning).
  • Page 13: Usingthe Wok Stand

    Surface Cooking USINGTHE WOK STAND (ACCESSORY NOT H NCLUDED) The Wok Stand 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 POWER burner with the wok stand for best performance.
  • Page 14: Care& Cleaningtable

    General Care & Cleani CARE& CLEAN)NG TABLE Surfaces How to Clean Painted and Plastic For general cleaning, use hot, soapywater and a cloth. Formore difficult soils and Control Knobs built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Page 15: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANINGTHE BURNERGRATES,BURNERCAPSAND BURNERHEADS The Grates, Burner Caps and the Large 18k Burner Head should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. If needed, the fixed burners should be cleaned in place with an humid cloth (do not spraw Surface Burner water on them).
  • Page 16: Porcelainenamelcooktop Cleaninginstructions

    General Care & Cleani PORCE_IN ENAMEL COOKTOP CLONING INSTRUCTIONS Correct and consistent cleaning is essential to maintaining your porcelain enamel cooktop. If food spills and grease spatters are not removed, they may burn onto the surface of the cooktop and cause permanent discoloration. Daily Cleaning For normal soil: 1.
  • Page 17: Solutions To Common Problems

    utions 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. •...
  • Page 18: Warrantyinformation

    USA, Puerto Rico and Canada. In the USA and Puerto Rico, your appliance is warranted Electrolux Major Appliances North America, a division of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. In Canada, your appliance warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp. Electrolux authorizes...