Hob burner control knobs
The symbols on the knobs mean:
= no gas supply
= maximum gas supply
= minimum gas supply
For easier lighting, proceed before
putting a pan on the pan support.
Lighting the burners
To light a burner, turn the relevant
knob anticlockwise to maximum
) and push down the knob
After lighting the flame, keep the
knob pushed down for about 5
"thermocouple" to be heated and the
safety device to be switched off,
otherwise the gas supply would be
interrupted. Then, check the flame is
regular and adjust it as required.
If you cannot light the flame even
after several attempts, check the "cap"
and "crown" are in the correct position.
In the absence of electricity, ignition
can occur without the electrical device;
in this case approach the burner with a
flame, push the relevant knob down and
turn it anti-clockwise until it reaches the
To switch off burners
To put the flame out, turn the knob to
the symbol ( ).
Take care when frying food in
hot oil or fat, as the overheated
splashes could easily ignite.
When switching on the mains, after
installation or a power cut, it is quite
normal for the spark generator to be