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Operating The Single Surface Radiant Elements - Frigidaire FPEC3085KSA Use & Care Manual

30"/36" models
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Operating the Single Surface Radiant
Elements
The cooktop has 2 or 3 SINGLE radiant surface elements:
the RIGHT FRONT position and the LEFT REAR position,
and the center rear position (on the 36" model only).
The left rear element may also be used with the Bridge
element (Figures 1 and 2).
To Operate the Single Radiant Surface
Elements
1.
Race correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface
element.
2.
Push in and turn the surface contro! knob in either
direction to the desired setting (Figure 3).
3.
Turn the knob to adjust the setting if desired. Start
most cooking operations on a higher setting and then
turn to a lower setting to finish cooking. Each surface
element provides a constant amount of heat at each
setting. A glowing red surface heating area extending
beyond the bottom edge of the cookware indicates
the cookware is too small for the surface heating
area.
4.
When cooking has completed,
turn the surface
control knob to OFF before removing
the
cookware.
The surface "Element
On" indicator lights will glow
when one or more elements are turned on. A quick
glance at these indicator lights when cooking is finished
_san easy check to be sure all surface elements are
turned off.
See Recommended Setting for Surface Element table on
Figure 1
Figure 2
Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper
shakers,
spoon
holders
or plastic wrappings
on
cooktop when it is in use. These items could melt or
ignite. Potholders, towels or wooden spoons could catch
Do not allow
aluminum
foil, or ANY material
that
can melt to make contact with the ceramic glass
cooktop,
If these items melt on the cooktop they will
damage the ceramic cooktop.
Figure 3
Control knob
shown is
typical
only.
Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled
after they have been turned
OFF. lie (Hot Element)
message will turn ON and will continue to glow until the
glass cooktop has cooled down to a moderate level. The
glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if
the glass surface is touched before the indicator light has
turned OFF. The message may remain on even though
the controls are turned OFF.

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