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Safety Instructions - Frigidaire CGLES389FB3 Use & Care Manual

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Important
Safety instructions
DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE
UNmTS, AREAS
NEAR
THESE UNmTS,OVEN HEATING ELEMENTS OR mNTE-
RmOR SURFACES
OF THE
OVEN
OR WARMER
DRAWER (if equipped}.
Both surface units and oven
heating elements may be hot even though they are dark in
color, Areas near surface units may become hot enough
to cause burns, During and after use, do not touch, or let
clothing or other flammable materials touch these areas
until they have had sufficient time to cool, Among these
areas are the cooktop, surfaces facing the cooktop, the
oven vent openings and surfaces near these openings,
oven door and window,
Wear Proper Appare!--Loose-fitting
or banging gar-
ments should
never be worn while using the appIF
ance. Do not let clothing or other flammable materials
contact hot surfaces,
Never use your appliance
for warming
or
heating the room.
o Do Not Use Water or Ftour on Grease Fires--Smother
the fire with a pan Jid, or use baking
soda, a dry
chemicaJ or foam-type
extinguisher.
o When heating
fat or grease, watch it cJosely. Fat or
grease may catch fire if allowed to become too hot,
Use OnJy Dry PothoJders--Moist
or damp pothoJders
on hot surfaces
may result in burns from steam. Do
not let the potholders touch hot heating surface units or
interior oven elements, Do not use a towel or other bulky
cloth instead of a potholder,
o Do Not Heat Unopened
Food Containers--Build
up of
pressure may cause the container to burst and result
in injury.
o Remove the oven door from any unused appliance
if
it is to be stored or discarded.
IMPORTANT--Do
not attempt
to operate
the oven
during a power failure,
if the power fails, aJways turn
the oven off. If the oven is not turned off and the power
resumes, the oven may begin to operate again, Food left
unattended could catch fire or spoil,
Electronic
controllers
can be damaged by
cold temperatures.
When you use your appliance for the
first time, or if it has not been used for a Jong period of
time, make sure that it has been exposed to a tempera-
ture
above
0°C/32°F
for
at teast
3 hours
before
connecting
it to the power suppty.
mMPORTANT
mNSTRUCTmONS
FOR
USmNG
YOUR
COOKTOP
o Know which knob controls
each surface heating unit.
Use Proper Pan Size--This
appliance is equipped with
one or more surface units of different
sizes, Select
utensils having fiat bottoms large enough to cover the
surface unit, The use of undersized utensils will expose a
portion of the surface heating unit to direct contact and
may result in ignition of clothing, Proper relationship of
utensil to the surface unit will also improve efficiency,
Utensil HandJes ShouJd BeTurned Inward and ShouJd
Not Extend Over Adjacent
Surface Units--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
unit,
o Never Leave Surface
Units
Unattended--Boilovers
cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or a
pan that has boiled dry may melt,
Protective liners--
Do not use aluminum foil to line oven
bottom or any other part of the appliance, Only use
aluminum foil as recommended
for baking if used as a
cover placed on the food, Any other used of protective
liners or aluminum foil may result in a risk of electric
shock or fire or a short circuit,
Glazed Cooking
Utensils--Only
certain types of glass,
glass/ceramic,
ceramic, earthenware,
or other glazed
utensils are suitable for rangetop service without breaking
due to the
sudden change in temperature,
Check the
manufacturer's recommendations for rangetop use,
Do Not Use Decorative
Surface Element Covers, If an
element is accidentally turned on, the decorative cover
will become hot and possibly melt, Burns will occur if the
hot covers are touched, Damage may also be done to the
cooktop,
FOR GLASS
COOKTOPS
ONLY
o Do Not Ctean or Operate
a Broken
Cooktop
--If
cooktop should break, cleaning solutions and spillovers
may penetrate the broken cooktop and create a risk of
electric
shock,
Contact
a
qualified
technician
immediately,
Ctean Cooktop GJass with Caution--if
a wet sponge or
cloth is used to wipe spills on a hot cooking area, be
careful to avoid a steam burn, Some cleaners
can
produce harmful fumes if applied to a hot surface,

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