Electrolux Gas Cooktop Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide

Gas Cooktop

318 203 659 (1103) Rev. B


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  • Page 1: Gas Cooktop

    Use & Care Guide Gas Cooktop 318 203 659 (1103) Rev. B...
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    The serial plate is located under the burner box. QUESTIONS? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For on-line support and internet product information: www.electroluxappliances.com ©2011 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. 10200 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262, USA All rights reserved. Printed in Canada...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information ..........2 General Care & Cleaning ......14-16 Make a Record for Future use ......2 Care & Cleaning Table ........14 Questions? ............2 Cleaning the Burner Grates, Burner Caps, Safety ..............4-6 and Burner Heads ..........
  • Page 4: Safety

    CAUTION This symbol will help alert you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage. WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your gas cooktop, follow basic precautions including the following: WARNING If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing...
  • Page 5 Safety 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 6 Safety WARNING Use Proper Flame Size—Adjust flame size so it does not extend beyond the edge of the utensil. The use of undersized utensils will expose a portion of the burner flame to direct contact and may result in ignition of clothing.
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Getting Started GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly grounded. For maximum safety, the power cord must be plugged into an electrical Grounding outlet that is correctly polarized and properly grounded. type wall Do not, under any DO NOT operate the cooktop using a 2-prong adapter or an extension receptacle circumstances, cut,...
  • Page 8: Surface Cooking

    Surface Cooking FLAME SIZE For most cooking, start on the highest control setting and then turn to a lower one to complete the process. Use the chart below as a guide for determining proper flame size for various types of cooking. The size and type of utensil used and the amount of food being cooked will influence the setting needed for cooking.
  • Page 9: Locations Of The Burners

    Surface Cooking LOCATIONS OF THE BURNERS The 30” cooktop is equipped with different sized burners. The surface burners are located on the cooktop as follows (See Figure): - a 5 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the right rear position; - a 18 000 BTU (natural gas) burner located at the center rear position;...
  • Page 10: Surface Cooking Utensils

    Surface Cooking SURFACE COOKING UTENSILS *GOOD POOR • Curved and warped pan bottoms. • Flat bottom and straight sides. • Pan overhangs unit by more than • Tight fitting lids. 2.5 cm (1”). • Weight of handle does not tilt pan. Pan is well balanced.
  • Page 11: Setting Surface Controls

    Surface Cooking SETTING SURFACE CONTROLS Your cooktop may be equipped with any combination of the following burners: Simmer Burner: best used for simmering delicate sauces, etc. Standard Burner: used for most all surface cooking needs. Large Burner: best used when bringing large quantities of liquid to temperature and when preparing larger quantities of food.
  • Page 12: Using The Griddle

    Surface Cooking USING THE GRIDDLE (ACCESSORY NOT INCLUDED) The griddle is intended for direct food cooking and can be used on both sides. Do not use pans or other cookware on the griddle. Doing so could damage the finish. With the grate in position over the burner, set the griddle on top of the grate positioning the notches in the griddle over the grate fingers (refer to figure 1 for optimal positioning).
  • Page 13: Using The Wok Stand

    Surface Cooking USING THE WOK STAND (ACCESSORY NOT INCLUDED) The Wok Stand is designed to allow round-bottomed woks to be used. It is recommended that you use a 14 inch diameter (35.5 cm) or less Wok. It is recommended that you use the POWER burner with the wok stand for best performance.
  • Page 14: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning CARE & CLEANING TABLE Surfaces How to Clean Painted and Plastic Control For general cleaning, use hot, soapy water and a cloth. For more difficult soils and Knobs built-up grease, apply a liquid detergent directly onto the soil. Leave on soil for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Burner Grates, Burner Caps And Burner Heads

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANING THE BURNER GRATES, BURNER CAPS AND BURNER HEADS The Grates, Burner Caps and the Large 18k Burner Head should be routinely cleaned. Keeping the burner ports clean will prevent improper ignition and an uneven flame. If needed, the fixed burners Surface Burner Grate should be cleaned in place with an humid cloth (do not spray water on them).
  • Page 16: Porcelain Enamel Cooktop Cleaning Instructions

    General Care & Cleaning PORCELAIN ENAMEL COOKTOP CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING Do not use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the cooking surface. CAUTION Before cleaning the surface cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is cool. DO NOT use commercial oven cleaners on the exterior surfaces including rangetop and door frame.
  • Page 17: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems IMPORTANT Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you both time and expense. This list includes common experiences that are not the result of defective workmanship or material in your cooktop. SURFACE BURNERS DO NOT LIGHT •...
  • Page 18: Notes

  • Page 19: Warranty Information

    14. Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during transportation or installation, including but not limited to floors, cabinets, walls, etc. 15. Damages caused by: services performed by unauthorized service companies; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies;...

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