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REMOVABLE
KNOBS
All control knobs may be removed for easy cleaning by
pulling the knob straight off the stem. Be sure that the
knob is in the OFF position before removal
Hint: Slip a thin cloth (such as a handkerchief) or a piece
of string under and around the knob edge and pull up.
Caution:
Read
these
instructions
careful]Iv
before
replacing
the knobs= Replacing
the knobs
improperly
will damage
the
knobs and the spring cUSp on the stems,
I]f this
happens,
the
knobs
will
fit
loosely.
To replace
the knob:
1. Match the flat side of the "D" Shaft on the knob to the
flat side of the stem and replace knob.
REMOVABLE
COOKTOP
UHIT$
The cooktop elements can be unplugged and the bowls
removed for cleaning.
Be sure all cooktop
unit control
knobs are turned
off and elements
are cool before
you remove
or
replace
a cooktop
unit.
To remove:
t. Grasp element, tilt it upward slightly to clear the
bowl, then pull away from the receptacle. The element
will not sit level when replaced if it is forced too far
upward when removed.
2. For models with porcelain enameled reflector bowls,
remove the chrome trim ring.
3o Lift out the bowl.
Do not put the element Into water. It cleans itself when
heated during normal use.
To replace:
1. Replace the bowl. Be sure the receptacle is showing
in the bowl opening.
2. Formodels with porcelain enameled reflectorbowis,
replace chrome trim ring.
3. Slide the plug of the element firmly into the receptacle
and lower the element into place.
IMPORTANT: Never operate a cooktop element without
the bowl in place. This can cause scorching of the
cooktop, burning of wiring insulation and loss of energy.
ELEMENTS
REFLECTOR BOWLS
RECEPTACLE
CAUTmON: Do not pug! e_ement up more than
t/2"
or damage
to
the
receptacle
will
occur.
UFT-UP
COOKTOP
The cooktop lifts up so the cooktop and the area
underneath (burner box bottom) can be cleaned.
Remove four surface units as described above.
To raise the cooktop:
1. Remove knobs.
2. Grasp at the front and lift up.
3_ Raise the support rod into place to hold the cooktop
while cleaning.
To lower
the cooktop;
t. Carefully replace the support rod and lower the
cooktop. Press into place. Make sure the strikes fit
in the catches to fasten the cooktop.
2_ Replace four surface units.
3oReplace knobs°
Be sure to secure
cooktop
support
rod in the
maintop
strike
bracket.
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