IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued)
• Use proper pan size--This appliance is equipped with one or
more surface burners of different sizes. Select utensils having fiat
bottom large enough to cover the surface burner. The use of
undersized utensils will expose a portion of the surface burner to
direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing.
relationship of utensil to the surface burner will also improve
• Do Not Use Decorative Surface Burner Covers. If a burner is
accidentally turned on, the decorative cover will become hot and
possibly melt. You will not be able to seethat the burner is on. Burns
will occur if the hot covers are touched. Damage may aIso be done
to the cooktop
because the covers may cause
Air will be blocked from the burner and cause
• Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend
Over Adjacent Surface Burners--To reduce the risk of burns,
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.
• Never Leave Surface Burners Unattended
at High Heat
cause smoking and greasy spillovers that
may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
GLASS COOKTOPS (somemodels):
• Do Not Operate or Clean a Broken Cooktop Glass--If glass top
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 Glass with Caution--If
a wet sponge or cloth is
used towipe spills on a hot cooking area, be carefultoavoid a steam
burn. Some cleaners can produce harmful fumes if applied to a hot
• Protective Liners---Do not use aluminum foil to line surface
burner pans. Protective liners or aluminum foil may interfere with
heat and air distribution,
Damage to the
cooktop or personal injury may result.
• Glazed Cooking Utensils--Only
certain types of glass, glass/
ceramic, ceramic, earthenware,
or other glazed utensils are
suitable for cooktop service without breaking due to the sudden
for cooktop use.
• Do Not Place Hot Cookware on the Cooktop Glass. This could
cause glass to break.
• Avoid scratching the cooktop glass with sharp objects.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
(electric ignition models only)
IMPORTANT: READ AN D SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
This appliance isequipped with a 3 prong grounding plug for your
protection against shock hazard and should be plugged directly into a properly
grounded receptacle. DO NOT cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug.
Forpersonal safety, this cooktop must be properly grou nded. For maxim um safety,
the power cord must be plugged into a 120V--60
Hz. outlet that is correctly
polarized and properly grounded.
If a two-prong
wall receptacle is the only available outlet, it is the personal
responsibility of the consumer to have it replaced with a properly grounded three-
prong wall receptacle installed by a qualified electrician.
DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES CUT OR REMOVE THE THIRD ROUND
GROUNDING PRONG FROM THE POWER CORD PLUG, SEETHE INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS PACKAGED WITH THISCOOKTOP FORCOMPLETEINSTALLATION
AND GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS,DO NOT OPERATETHE COOKTOP USING A
TWO-PRONG ADAPTER OR AN EXTENSIONCORD,
Avoid fire hazard
electrical shock. Do not use an adaptor
plug, an extension
cord, or remove
grounding prong from electrical power
cord. Failure to follow this warning can
cause serious injury, fire or death.
3o not under any
remove, or Dypass
the grounding prong
Power suppg cord w_t_
3-prong grounding plug