IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS ARE VERY IMPORTANT
This manual and the appliance itself provide important safety messages, to be read and observed at all times.
This is the safety alert symbol, pertaining to safety, which alerts users to potential hazards to themselves and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the terms:
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will cause serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could cause serious injury.
All Safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what
can happen if the instructions are not followed.
The appliance must be disconnected from the power supply before carrying out any installation work.
Installation and maintenance must be carried out by a qualified technician, in compliance with the manufacturer's
instructions and local safety regulations. Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance unless specifically stated in
the user manual.
If the information in this manual is not followed exactly, a fire or explosion may result
causing property damage or injury.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this appliance.
What to do if you smell gas:
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch.
Do not use any phone in your building.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions.
If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.
Use appliance in well ventilated rooms only.
The electrical and gas connections must comply with local regulations.
- The appliance must be disconnected from the power supply before carrying out any
- Installation and maintenance must be carried out by a qualified technician, in compliance
with the manufacturer's instructions and local safety regulations. Do not repair or replace
any part of the appliance unless specifically stated in the user manual.
- Regulations require that the appliance is earthed.
- The appliance (class 3) is designed solely for private household use for cooking food.
Do not use this appliance as a space heater to heat or warm the room. Doing so may result
in carbon monoxide poisoning and overheating of the hob. The Manufacturer declines all
responsibility for inappropriate use or incorrect setting of the controls.
- The appliance and its accessible parts may become very hot during use. During and after
use, do not touch the heating elements of the appliance.
- Keep children less than 8 years of age away from the appliance and supervise them to
ensure they do not play with it.
- This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with
reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe
way and understand hazards involved. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made
by children without supervision.
5019 300 01391
BUILT-IN GAS HOB
Manufacturer: Whirlpool Europe S.r.l. Viale G. Borghi, 27 21025 Comerio (VA) ITALY
- If the surface is cracked, switch off the appliance to avoid the possibility of electric shock.
- Overheated oils and fats catch fire easily. Never leave the appliance unattended when
cooking with fat and oil.
- The appliance is not intended to be operated by means of an external timer or separate
remote control system.
- Do not use steam cleaners.
- Unattended cooking on a hob with fat or oil can be dangerous and may result in fire.
NEVER try to extinguish a fire with water, but switch off the appliance and then cover
flame, e.g. with a lid or a fire blanket.
- Danger of fire: do not store items on the cooking surfaces.
The power cable must be long enough for connecting the appliance, once fitted in its housing, to the power supply.
Use only flexible or rigid metal hose for gas connection.
If necessary, the electrical power cable must be replaced exclusively with a power cable having identical characteristics
to the original supplied by manufacturer (type H05V2V2-F 90°C or H05RR-F). This operation must be performed by a
The manufacturer cannot be held responsible for any injury to persons or animals or damage to property arising from
failure to comply with these requirements.
Do not use multiple plug adapters or extension cords.
Do not pull the power supply cord in order to unplug the appliance.
The electrical components must not be accessible to the user after installation.
Do not touch the appliance with any wet part of the body and do not operate it when barefoot.
The use of a gas appliance produces heat and humidity in the room. Make sure the room is well-ventilated, or install an
extractor hood with exhaust duct.
In case of prolonged use, additional ventilation may be necessary (by opening a window or increasing the hood
After use, make sure the knobs are in off position and close the main gas supply cock or the gas cylinder valve.
Keep the packaging materials out of the reach of children.
Before cleaning or maintenance wait for hob to cool down.
Warnings: if the glass ceramic surface should break or crack, refrain from using it and call the After-sales Service
immediately. Any repairs or maintenance work on the appliance must be carried out exclusively by a qualified
technician. Never touch the cooktop with any wet part of the body and do not operate it with bare feet.
Do not use the glass ceramic hob as a work surface or support surface.
Do not switch on the electric hotplate without pots.
Do not place plastic, aluminium foil, cloths, paper etc. on the cooking zone while it is still hot.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
After unpacking the hob, make sure that it has not been damaged during transport. In the event of problems, contact the
dealer or your nearest After-sales Service.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION FOR THE INSTALLER
This product can be embedded in a worktop 20 to 60 mm thick.
If there is no oven beneath the hob, insert a separator panel that has a surface at least equal to the opening in the
work surface. This panel must be positioned at a maximum distance of 150 mm below the upper surface of the
work surface but, in no case less than 20 mm from the bottom of the hob. In the case that you intend to install an
oven beneath the hob, make sure that it is manufactured by Whirlpool and equipped with a cooling system. The
manufacturer declines all liability if another brand oven is installed beneath the hob.
Before installation, make sure that:
the local gas delivery conditions (nature and pressure) are compatible with the settings of the hob (see the
rating plate and injector table);
the outer surfaces of the furniture or appliances adjacent to the hob are heat resistant according to local regulations;
this appliance is not connected to a fume exhaust device. It shall be installed in accordance with current installation
regulations. Particular attention shall be given to the relevant requirements regarding ventilation;
combustion products are discharged outdoors through specific hoods or wall and/or window mounted electrical fans.