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Electrolux Electric Cooktop Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p
318 200 635 (0606) Rev. A



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p Dishwasher 318 200 635 (0606) Rev. A...
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    QUESTIONS? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For online support and internet product information: ©2006 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information .......... 2-3 General Care & Cleaning ....... 19-21 Care & Cleaning Table ........... 19 Make a Record for Future use ......... 2 Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance ....... 20 Questions? ............... 2 Cleaning Recommendations for the Safety ..............
  • Page 4: Safety

    WARNING WARNING WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your electric cooktop, follow basic precaution including the following: • Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using the appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the appliance. Never allow children to play with packaging material.
  • Page 5 Safety CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION Do not store items of interest to children in the cabinets above the appliance. Children climbing on the cooktop to reach items could be seriously injured. • Do not leave children alone. Children should not be left alone or unattended in the area where an appliance is in use.
  • Page 6 Safety • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Units. To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil. • Never Leave Surface Units Unattended. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
  • Page 7: Cooktop Features

    Cooktop Features COOKTOP FEATURES READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE COOKTOP CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION The Cooking Zones may appear to be cool while turned ON and after they have been turned OFF. The glass surface may be HOT form residual heat transfered from the cookware and burns may occur. 1.
  • Page 8: Cooktop Features

    Cooktop Features COOKTOP FEATURES (CONT’D) Fig. 1 Element Controls 6 7 8 9 11 (at 4 or 5 locations) On/Off Fig. 2 6. Left Rear Element Control Pads 7. Left Front Element Control Pads 8. Right Rear Element Control Pads 9.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls ABOUT THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP The ceramic cooktop has radiant surface elements located below the surface of the glass. The design of the ceramic cooktop outlines the area of the surface element underneath. Make sure the diameter of the pan matches the diameter of the element outline on the cooktop (See Figs.
  • Page 10: Locations Of The Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls LOCATIONS OF THE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS Your cooktop is equipped with radiant surface burners with different wattage ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the element wattage increases. The radiant surface elements are located on the 30” cooktop as follows: 2 small radiant elements located at the right and left rear positions;...
  • Page 11: Led Messages Or Light Indicators Displayed By Main Control

    Setting Surface Controls LED MESSAGES OR LIGHT INDICATORS DISPLAYED BY MAIN CONTROL CONTROLS LOCK - This feature allows the cooktop to be locked at anytime. Touch and hold the LOCK key pad for few seconds. If the cooktop is in use it will automati- cally shut off the cooktop to enter in the lock mode.
  • Page 12: The Recommended Surface Cooking Settings

    Setting Surface Controls LED MESSAGES OR LIGHT INDICATORS DISPLAYED BY ELEMENT CONTROLS (CONT) The available ESEC Window Display Settings The ESEC control will display heat levels ranging from Hi (Figure 1) to Lo (Figure 6) and OFF (Figure 7). The settings between 9.0 (Figure 2) and 3.0 (Figure 3) decrease or increase in increment of .5 (1/2).
  • Page 13: Operating The Single Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE SINGLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS The cooktop has single radiant surface elements at 2 locations; the right and left rear (Figs. 1 & 2) element positions. To Operate the Single Surface Element 1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element. 2.
  • Page 14: Operating The Dual Surface Radiant Element

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE DUAL SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT Both the 30” and 36” cooktops are equipped with dual radiant surface element located as shown in Figs. 1 & 2. A touch key pad on the element controls is used to select one of the 2 positions of the element.
  • Page 15: Operating The Triple Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE TRIPLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT Both the 30” and 36” cooktops are equipped with “Triple” surface radiant elements located as shown in Figs. 1 & 2. A touch key pad on the element controls is used to select one of the 3 positions of the element.
  • Page 16: Keep Warm Feature

    Setting Surface Controls KEEP WARM FEATURE The Warm feature may be used with any of the Cooking Elements. To Turn the Keep Warm Feature ON: 1. To select the Keep Warm feature for any Cooking Element touch the key pad for On/Off the corresponding Cooking Element.
  • Page 17: Sabbath Feature Mode

    Setting Surface Controls LOCKING THE CONTROLS The Cooktop Controls may be locked in order to prevent the cooktop from accidentally being turned ON. This feature can be activated at any time. To Turn ON the Controls Lock Feature: Touch and holf the key pad.
  • Page 18: Surface Cooking Utensils

    Setting Surface Controls SURFACE COOKING UTENSILS POOR • • • • • • •...
  • Page 19: Care & Cleaning Table

    General Care & Cleaning CARE & CLEANING TABLE How to Clean Surfaces Use hot, soapy water and a cloth. Dry with a clean cloth. Aluminum & Vinyl Using a soft cloth, clean with mild dish detergent and water or a 50/50 solution of Painted and Plastic vinegar and water.
  • Page 20: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION Before cleaning the cooktop, be sure the controls are turned to OFF and the cooktop is COOL. WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING DO NOT use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health, and can chemically damage the ceramic-glass surface.
  • Page 21: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP (CONTINUED) UTION UTION CAUTION UTION UTION Damage to the ceramic glass cooktop may occur if you use scrub pad. Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: These types of soils must be removed immediately if spilled or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface.
  • Page 22: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems IMPOR IMPOR IMPORT T T T T ANT IMPOR IMPOR Before calling for service, review the following problems first. 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.
  • Page 23: Food Not Heating Evenly

    Solutions to Common Problems FOOD NOT HEATING EVENLY • Improper cookware. Select flat-bottomed cookware of a proper size to fit element. • Incorrect control setting. Raise or lower setting until proper amount of heat is obtained. POOR COOKING RESULTS • Many factors affect cooking results. Adjust the recipe's recommended power levels or cooking times.
  • Page 24: Brown Streaks And Specks On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    Solutions to Common Problems BROWN STREAKS AND SPECKS ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE • Boilovers have cooked onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil. See instructions under General Care & Cleaning. • Cleaning materials not recommended for ceramic-glass cooktop have been used. Use recommended cleaners and cleaning method.
  • Page 25: Notes

  • Page 26: Warranty Information

    Your cooktop is protected by this warranty In the U.S.A., your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products North America, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc. We authorize no person to change or add to any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by us or an authorized Electrolux Home Products North America servicer.