Frigidaire 318068140 Owner's Manual

Open burner units, porcelain enamel cooktop


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Open Burner Units
Porcelain Enamel Cooktop
O w n e r ' s
G u i d e
318068140 (0006) Rev. B


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Summary of Contents for Frigidaire 318068140

  • Page 1 Cooktop Open Burner Units Porcelain Enamel Cooktop O w n e r ' s G u i d e 318068140 (0006) Rev. B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Record Your Model and Serial Numbers Record in the space provided below the model and serial numbers found on the serial plate located on the underside of the burner box or under the lift-up cooktop. Model Number: _____________________________________________________ Serial Number: ______________________________________________________...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an authorized repair service. Know how to shut off gas supply at the meter and disconnect the electrical power to the cooktop at the circuit breaker or fuse box in case of an emergency.
  • Page 4 You will not be able to see that the burner is on. Burns will occur if the hot covers are touched. Damage may also be done to the cooktop or burners because the covers may cause overheating. Air will be blocked from...
  • Page 5: Grounding Instructions

    Liquefied Petroleum (Propane) Gas Conversion WARNING Severe shock or damage to the cooktop may occur if the cooktop is not installed by a qualified installer or electrician. LP/PROPANE GAS CONVERSION Your cooktop is factory set for use with Natural Gas. Do not use Liquefied Petroleum (propane) Gas.
  • Page 6: Proper Burner Adjustments

    Standing pilots must be lit initially. To light the standing pilot, open gas supply shutoff valves, lift the cooktop from the front edge and hold a match near the pilot. Standing pilots will remain lit when the burners are turned off; because of that, the porcelain enamel cooktop can be hot even if burners are not used;...
  • Page 7: Selecting Surface Cooking Utensils

    Note: Always use a utensil for its intend- ed purpose. Follow manufacturer's in- structions. Some utensils were not made to be used in the oven or on the cooktop. Note: Do not use griddle over more than one burner. That can damage your...
  • Page 8: Canning Tips & Information

    5. It is best to can small amounts and light loads. Prevent damage to cooktop and burner grates: 1. Do not use water bath or pressure canners that extend more than one inch beyond the edge of the burner grate.
  • Page 9: General Cleaning

    Cleaning Various Parts of Your Cooktop Before cleaning any part of the cooktop, be sure all controls are turned OFF and the cooktop is COOL. Remove spillovers and heavy soiling as soon as possible. Regular cleaning will reduce the number of major cleanings later.
  • Page 10: To Raise And Lower The Top For Cleaning

    (continued) To Raise and Lower the Top for Cleaning The cooktop is hinged and can be raised to clean the area underneath. Be sure all cooktop controls are turned to OFF and burner grates are cool. 1. Remove controls knobs, burner grates and spillover bowls. Set aside.
  • Page 11: Avoid Service Checklist

    It is normal on a standing pilot model, because standing pilots are always on. But if it is too strong, the pilot flame can be adjust. Refer to the installation instructions labeled "ADJUSTMENTS - Top Pilots" provided with the cooktop.
  • Page 12: Warranty

    Your appliance is warranted by Frigidaire Home Products, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Frigidaire Home Products Consumer Services or an authorized Frigidaire servicer.

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