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Frigidaire FGC30S4DBA Use & Care Manual

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CONTENTS
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Versi6n en espafiol ........................................................... 2
Product Registration ........................................................2
Important Safety Instructions ...................................... 3-4
Grounding Instructions ....................................................4
FlameSize......................................................................... 5
Proper Burner Adjustment ................................................ 5
Venturi (open) Burner Models ..................................... 6
SealedBurner Models .................................................. 6
Electric Ignition ........................................................... 6
Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils .................................. 7
Specialty Pans & Trivets ................................................... 7
Canning Tips & Information ............................................. 8
CleaningVarious Parts of your Cooktop ...................... 9
Venturi (open) Burner Models ................................... 10
SealedBurner Models .......................................... 11-14
Avoid Service Checklist .................................................. 15
Warranty ......................................................................... 16
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
318200657(0203) Rev. D

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    CleaningVarious Parts of your Cooktop ...... 9 Venturi (open) Burner Models ........10 SealedBurner Models .......... 11-14 Avoid Service Checklist ..........15 Warranty ................. 16 Visit the Frigidaire Web Site at'. http://www.frigidaire.com READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 318200657(0203) Rev. D...
  • Page 2: Versi6N En Espafiol

    Thank you for choosing this appliance. The information contained within this Product Registration Owner's Guide will instruct you on how to properly operate and care for your cooktop. Pleaseread through the information contained in your literature pack to Register Your Product learn more about your new appliance.
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. This guide contains important safety symbols and instructions. Pleasepay special attention to these symbols and follow all instructions given. Here is a brief explanation of the use of these symbols. This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued) GLASS COOKTOPS (somemodels): • Never Leave Surface Burners Unattended at High Heat Settings--Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that • Do Not Operate or Clean a Broken Cooktop Glass--If glass top may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt. should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers may penetrate the broken cooktop and create a risk of electric shock.
  • Page 5: Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion

    Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion Severe shock or damage to the cooktop may occur if the cooktop is not installed by a qualified installer or electrician This appliance can be used with Natural Gas and Propane Gas. It is shipped from the factory for use with natural gas. If you wish to convert your cooktop for use with Liquefied Petroleum (propane) gas: - Models with Venturi (open) Burners, see the installation instructions guide for the conversion instructions.
  • Page 6: Setting Surface Control

    Setting Surface Controls Venturi (opened) Burner Models The surface control knobs shown below To Adjust Low or "Simmer" Setting (some models) may not look identicalto the SurfaceCorn The burner flame, at low setting, can be adjusted if it istoo high or too low; refer to trois Knobson your range;...
  • Page 7: Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils

    Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils For best results and energy conservation, choose cooking utensils that have these characteristics: *GOOD POOR • Curved and warped pan bottoms. • Pan overhangs unit by more than • Flat bottom and straight sides. 2.5 cm (I "). •...
  • Page 8: Canning Tips & Information

    Use tested recipes and follow instructions carefully. Check with your local Canning Tips & Cooperative Agricultural Extension Service or a manufacturer of glass jars for Information the latest canning information. Use flat-bottomed canners only. Heat is spread more evenly when the Canning can generate bottom surface is flat.
  • Page 9: General Cleaning

    General Cleaning Cleaning Various Parts of Your Cooktop Before cleaning any part of the cooktop, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the cooktop is COOL. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the number of major cleaning later. Surfaces How to Clean Aluminum (Trim Pieces) &...
  • Page 10: Venturi (Open) Burner Models

    General Cleaning (continued) Venturi (open) Burner Models (some models) To Raise and Lower the Top for Cleaning The cooktop is hinged and can be raised to clean the area underneath. Be sure all cooktop controls are turned to OFFand burner grates are cool.
  • Page 11: Sealedburner Models

    General Cleaning (continued) Sealed Burner Models (somemodels) Unlike the standard gas range, THIS COOKTOP IS NOT REMOVABLE. Do not attempt to remove or lift the cooktop. Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop.
  • Page 12 Sealed Burner Models (some models) (continued) To Clean the Ceramic-glass Cooktop (some models) (continued) Special Caution for Aluminum Foil and Aluminum Cooking Utensils 1) Aluminum foil Use of aluminum foil will damage the cooktop. Do not use under any circumstances. 2) Aluminum utensils The melting point of aluminum being much lower than that of other metals, care must be taken when aluminum pots or pans are used.
  • Page 13 Ceramic Glass L J_ _.OOK]_Op (some models) (continued) Sealed Burner Model (somemodels)(continued) Use and Care of Glass Surface (continued) Cleaning Materials for Ceramic Glass Cooktop Some cleaning materials may contain an ingredient which can damage the cooktop. Use recommended materials only (seebelow). Cleaner cream should be used regularly. Prior to using your cooktop for the first time, apply a cleaner cream to the ceramic surface.
  • Page 14: Sealedburner Models

    General Cleaning (continued) Sealed Burner Models (somemodels)(continued) To Clean Burner Grates, Contoured Burner Pans, Burner Cap and Burner Base The burner grates, contoured burner pans, burner caps and burner base should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. See instructions below. To Clean the Burner Grates Be sure burners and grates are cool before you place your hand, a pot holder, cleaning cloths orother material on them.
  • Page 15: Avoid Service Checklist

    Avoid Service Checklist Beforeyou call for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE/SOLUTION Surface burners do not light. Surface Control knob has not been completely turned to LITE.Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to LITEuntil burner ignites and then turn control to desired flame size.
  • Page 16: Warranty

    COOKTOP WARRANTY Your cooktop is protected by this warranty WARRANT( THROUGH OUR AUTHORIZED SERVlC_ _ THE CONSUMER WILL BE BESPONg BLEFOR: PERIOD WEWILL FUU. ONE-YEAR One year fTom ofighal Pay all castsfGr repaying or replacing any parts of this CCStS of _e_ce calls that Isted...