Setting surface controls
Your cooktop may be equipped with any
combination of the following burners:
Simmer Burner: best used for simmering delicate
Standard Burner: used for most all surface cooking
Large Burner: best used when bringing large
quantities of liquid to temperature and when
preparing larger quantities of food.
Regardless of size, always select a utensil
that is suitable for the amount and type of food
being prepared. Select a burner and ﬂ ame size
appropriate to the pan. Never allow ﬂ ames to
extend beyond the outer edge of the pan.
The valves provide enhanced control of the burner
ﬂ ame. Each burner lights automatically from an
electric ignitor when its control knob is pushed.
Control knob is typical. Your cooktop could be
equipped with a different control knob.
To operate the surface burner:
1. Place cooking utensil on burner.
2. Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to the
Note: All electronic ignitors will click at the same time
when the knob is pushed in. However, only the burner
you are turning on will ignite.
3. Visually check that the burner has lit.
4. Turn the control knob to the desired ﬂ ame size.
The control knobs do not have to be set at a
particular mark. Use the guides and adjust the
ﬂ ame as needed.
Do not place plastic items such as salt and
pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic
wrappings on top of the cooktop when it is in
use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders,
towels or wood spoons could catch ﬁ re if placed
too close to a ﬂ ame.
In the event of an electrical power outage, the
surface burners can be lit manually. To light a
surface burner, hold a lit match to the burner head,
then slowly turn the Surface Control knob to light
position. Use caution when lighting surface burners