Cap and Burner
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. The cast iron burnergrates can bewashed
in hot soapy water. Rinsethoroughly and dry the grates with a cloth - don't put them
on the cooktop while still wet. Be sure the grates are positioned securely over the
To remove burned on food, place the grates in a covered container or plastic bag.
Add 1/4 cup ammonia and soak for 30 minutes. Wash, rinse well and dry. An
abrasive cleaner can be used for stubborn stains.
To Clean the Contoured Burner Pans
The burner pans are attached to the cooktop and are not removable. The burner pan forms a recessed well area located around
each burner unit. If spill occurs in one of the well areas, blot up spill with an absorbent cloth. Rinsewith a clean, damp cloth and
To Clean the Burner Cap
Remove burner cap. Use soap-filled pad or mild abrasive cleanser to clean burner
caps. If necessary, cover stubborn spots with an ammonia-soaked paper towel for
30 minutes. Rubgentlywith a mixture of clean waterand vinegar. Wipe dry. Remove
all cleaners or the porcelain may become damaged during future heating.
To Clean the Removable Burner Base and Gas Opening (some models)
The ports (or slots) around the burner base must be routinely cleaned. Use a small-
gauge wire or needle to clean small slots or holes.
Note: If the electrode isdamaged or broken, the surface burnerwill not light because
it will not spark. Manual lighting with a match is still possible.
For proper flow of gas and ignition of the burner - DO NOT ALLOW SPILLS, F OOD,
CLEANING AGENTS OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL TO ENTERTHE GAS OPENING
TUBE.Gasmust flow freelythrough the small hole in the brassorifice for the burners
to light properly. If the gas opening orifice becomes soiled or clogged, use a small-
gauge or needle to clean. ALWAYS keep the burner cap in place whenever a surface
burner is in use.
To Replace the Burner Base and the Burner Cap
Make sure the pieces are thoroughly dry before placing back.
1. Replace burner base and burner cap at there place. Make sure each burner cap
and burner base are properly aligned and leveled.
2. Replace the burner grate.
3. Turn the burner on to determine if it light. If the burner does not light after
cleaning, contact an authorized servicer. Do not service the sealed burner