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Model And Serial Number Location; Before You Call For Service - Frigidaire 318201451 Installation Instructions Manual

Frigidaire gas cooktop installation instructions


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3. Check the Igniters
Operation of electric igniters should be checked after
cooktop and supply line connectors have been
carefully checked for leaks and the cooktop has
been connected to electric power.
To operate the surface burner:
A. Push in and turn a surface burner knob to the
LITE position. You will hear a little ticking noise;
this is the sound of the electric ignitor which
lights the burner.
B. After the burner lights, turn to the desired flame
size. The controls do not have to be set at a
particular mark. Use the marks as a guide and
adjust the flame as needed.
4. Adjust the "LO" or "SIMMER" Setting of Surface
Burner Valves (see Figure 9)
Push in and turn each control knob to the "LO" (or
"SIMMER") setting. The "LO" setting of each burner
has been set at the factory to the lowest setting
available to provide reliable reignition of the burner.
If it does not stay lit on the "LO" setting, check the
setting as follows.
A. Allow cooktop to cool to room temperature.
Hollow Valve
Figure 9
B. Light all burners by turning each control knob to
LITE until burners ignite, and then set them at
C. Quickly turn the knob to the LOWEST POSITION.
D. If burner goes out, readjust valve as follows:
Remove the surface burner control knob, insert a
thin-bladed screw driver into the hollow valve
stem and engage the slotted screw inside. Flame
size can be increased or decreased with the turn
of the screw. Adjust flame until you can quickly
turn knob from HI to LOWEST POSITION without
extinguishing the flame. Flame should be as
small as possible without going out.
E. If you need to adjust another burner, repeat the
steps from A to D above until all burners operate
When All Hookups are Complete
Make sure all controls are left in the OFF position.
Make sure the flow of combustion and ventilation air to
the cooktop is unobstructed.

Model and Serial Number Location

The serial plate is located on the underside of the
When ordering parts for or making inquires about your
range, always be sure to include the model and serial
numbers and a lot number or letter from the serial plate
of your cooktop.
Your serial plate also tells you the rating of the burners,
the type of fuel and the pressure the cooktop was
adjusted for when it left the factory.

Before You Call for Service

Read the Avoid Service Checklist and operating
instructions in your Use and Care Guide.
Check to make sure the house fuse or circuit breaker for
your cooktop are not blown or open.


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