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Important Safety Instructions - Frigidaire 318200633 Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire electric cooktop use & care manual
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This manual contains important safety symbols and instructions. Please pay attention to these symbols and follow all
instructions given.
This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause serious bodily harm, death or property damage.
This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage.
• Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using the
appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after
unpacking the appliance. Never allow children to play with
packaging material.
• Proper Installation. Be sure your appliance is properly
installed and grounded by a qualified technician in
accordance with the National Electrical Code No. 70 -
latest edition in the United States, or CSA C22.1, Part 1
in Canada, and local code requirements. Install only per
installation instructions provided in the literature package for
this appliance.
Ask your dealer to recommend a qualified technician and an
authorized repair service. Know how to disconnect the
electrical power to the appliance at the circuit breaker or fuse
box in case of an emergency.
• User Servicing. Do not repair or replace any part of the
appliance unless specifically recommended in the
manuals. All other servicing should be done only by a
qualified technician to reduce the risk of personal injury and
damage to the appliance.
• Never modify or alter the construction of an appliance
such as removal of panels, wire covers or any other
permanent part of the appliance.
• Storage on Appliance. Flammable materials should not
be stored near surface units. This includes paper, plastic
and cloth items, such as cookbooks, plasticware and towels,
as well as flammable liquids. Do not store explosives, such
as aerosol cans, on or near the appliance. Flammable
materials may explode and result in fire or property damage.
Do not store items of interest to children in
the cabinets above the appliance. Children climbing on the
cooktop to reach items could be seriously injured.
• Do not leave children alone. Children should not be left
alone or unattended in the area where an appliance is in
use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part
of the appliance.
• DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS OR AREAS NEAR
THESE UNITS. Surface units 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,

Important Safety Instructions

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or let clothing or other flammable materials touch these areas
until they have had sufficient time to cool. Among these
areas are the cooktop and areas facing the cooktop.
• Wear Proper Apparel. Loose-fitting or hanging garments
should never be worn while using the appliance. Do not
let clothing or other flammable materials contact hot
surfaces.
Never use your appliance for warming or
heating the room.
• Do Not Use Water or Flour on Grease Fires. Smother the
fire with a pan lid, or use baking soda, a dry chemical or
foam-type extinguisher.
• When heating fat or grease, watch it closely. Fat or grease
may catch fire if allowed to become too hot.
• Use Only Dry Pot holders. Moist or damp pot holders on
hot surfaces may result in burns from steam. Do not let
the pot holders touch hot surface units. Do not use a towel
or other bulky cloth instead of a pot holder.
• Do Not Heat Unopened Food Containers. Buildup of
pressure may cause the container to burst and result in
injury.
IMPORTANT. Do not attempt to operate the cooktop during
a power failure. If the power fails, always turn off the
cooktop. If the cooktop is not turned off and the power
resumes, the cooktop will not operate and an error message will
be displayed.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR
USING YOUR COOKTOP
• Know which knob controls each surface unit.
• Clean the appliance regularly to keep all parts free of
grease that could catch fire. Exhaust fan ventilation hoods
and grease filters should be kept clean. Do not allow grease
to accumulate on hood or filter. Greasy deposits in the fan
could catch fire. When flaming food under the hood, turn fan
on. Refer to hood manufacturer's instructions for cleaning.
• Use Proper Pan Size. This appliance is equipped with one
or more surface units of different sizes. Select utensils
having flat bottoms large enough to cover the surface unit.
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