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Keep this book for later use.
5e sure your counter unit is Installed and grounded
properly by a qualified technician,
Choose pots and pans with flat bottoms, large enough
to cover the entire cooktop element,
This will cut down
the risk of setting potholders or clothing on fire with an
uncovered element and waste less energy,
Always use care when touching the cooktop. The glass
surface of the counter unit will retain heat after controls
have been turned off° Be careful not to get burned.
On_y some kinds of glass or ceramic pans can be used
tor cooktop cooking. Be sure that the pan you use will
not break when heated on the cooktop elements,
,_,Uways use dry potholders when removing pans from
the elements.
Moist or damp pothoid_rs can cause
steam burns,
Always
follow cleaning instructions in this book_
Always
keep the cooktop area clear and free from
things that will burn, gasoline and other flammable
vapors and liquids_
Always
keep the counter unit clean° Food and grease
are easy to ignite. Clean counter unit and vent hoods
regularly.
Always
keep combustible wall coverings, curtains or
drapes a safe distance away from your counter unit.
Always
keep dish towels, dish cloths, pothoiders
and
other linens a safe distance
away from your counter
unit. Never store such Items on your counter unit.
Amways keep wooden and plastic utensils
or canned
food a safe distance away from your counter unit.
NSTRUCT
Never put removable heating elements in water, Don't
put them In a dishwasher.
Never
try to repair or replace any part of the Counter
Unit unless instructions are given In this book, All other
work should be done by a skilled technician,
Never
heat unopened
food
containers.
Pressure
buildup may make container burst and cause Injury.
Never
leave jars or cans of fat or drippings on or near
the Cooktop, Never let grease build up on your Counter
Unit. You can keep grease fires from starting if you
clean up grease and spills after each use.
Never try to move a pan of hot fat, especially
a deep fat
fryer, Wait until the fat has cooled,
Never
clean cooktop surface when it is hot.
Some
cleaners produce noxious fumes and wet cloths could
cause steam burns if used on a hot surface.
It,_evertouch surface units; they may be hot even though
they appear dark in color.
Never
use the open coil elements
without reflector
pans or drip bowls in place. If these pans or bowls are
not there during cooking, wiring or other range parts
may be damaged.
Never
use aluminum foil to line drip bowls.
Improper
use of foil could start a fire or cause electrical shock,
COOKTOP
G1REASE F RE
Hever
pick
up a flaming
pan.
= ollns_:ead
t. Turn
off f:he ele_ento
2. Smother
the
fire
with
a tightDy
fitting
pan
lid, baking
soda
er an
extinguisher.
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