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Getting Started; Safety; Grounding Instructions - Electrolux Gas cooktop Use And Care Manual

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• Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward
and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface
Burners/Unit —To reduce the risk of burns,
ignition of flammable materials, and spillage
due to unintentional contact with the utensil,
the handle of the utensil should be positioned
so that it is turned inward, and does not extend
over adjacent surface burners.
• Never L eave S urface B urners/Unit U nattended
at High Heat Settings—Boilovers cause
smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite,
or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
• Protective Liners—Do not use aluminum foil
to line any part of the cooktop, use aluminum
foil only to cover food during cooking. Improper
installation of these liners may result in risk of
electric shock, or fire.
• Glazed Cooking Utensils—Only certain types
of glass, glass/ceramic, ceramic, earthenware,
or other glazed utensils are suitable for
cooktop service without breaking due to the
sudden change in temperature. Check the
manufacturer's recommendations for cooktop
use.

Grounding Instructions

For personal safety, the cooktop must be properly
grounded. For maximum safety, the power cord
must be plugged into an electrical outlet that is
correctly polarized and properly grounded.
DO NOT operate the cooktop using a 2-prong
adapter or an extension cord. If a 2-prong wall
receptacle is the only available outlet, it is the
personal responsibility of the consumer to have
it replaced with a properly grounded 3-prong wall
receptacle installed by a qualified electrician.
See the INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
packaged with this cooktop for complete installation
and grounding instructions.
This appliance is equipped with a 3-prong grounding plug for your protection against shock hazard and should be plugged
directly into a properly grounded receptacle. DO NOT cut or remove the grounding prong from this plug.
Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. DO NOT use an adapter plug, an extension cord, or remove grounding prong from
electrical power cord. Failure to follow this warning can cause serious injury, fire or death.
Important Safety Instructions
• Do Not Use Decorative Surface Burner
The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic
Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California
to publish a list of substances known to the state to
cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive
harm, and requires businesses to warn customers
of potential exposure to such substances.
Save these important safety instructions for future
reference.
Grounding
type wall
receptacle
Covers. If a burner/unit is accidentally turned
on, the decorative cover will become hot and
possibly melt. You will not be able to see that the
burner is on. Burns will occur if the hot covers
are touched. Damage may also be done to the
cooktop or burners because the covers may
cause overheating. Air will blocked from the
burner/unit and cause combustion problems.
Important safety notice
NOTE

Getting Started

Do not, under any
circumstances, cut,
remove, or bypass
the grounding
prong.
Power supply
cord with 3-prong
grounding plug
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