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Setting Surface Controls - Frigidaire Cooktop Use & Care Manual

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operating the single surface radiant
elements
The cooktop has 2, 3 or 4 SINGLE radiant surface
elements.
to operate the single radiant surface
elements
1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface
element.
2. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either
direction to the desired setting (Figure 1).
3. Turn the knob to adjust the setting if desired. Start
most cooking operations on a higher setting and then
turn to a lower setting to finish cooking. Each surface
element provides a constant amount of heat at each
setting. A glowing red surface heating area extending
beyond the bottom edge of the cookware indicates
the cookware is too small for the surface heating
area.
4. When cooking has completed, turn the surface
control knob to oFF before removing the
cookware.
Figure 1 -Control knob shown is typical only.
note
The "Hot surface" indicator lights will glow when the
element is turned on and will continue to glow after the
control knob is turned to the "OFF" position. It will glow
until the heating surface area has cooled sufficiently.
the glass surface may still be hot and burns may
occur if the glass surface is touched before the indicator
light has turned OFF. The message may remain on even
though the controls are turned OFF.
note
See Recommended Setting for Surface Element table on
page 6.

setting surFace controls

operating the dual surface radiant
element
The cooktop is equipped with one or two dual radiant
surface element. Symbols around the knob are used to
indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will heat.
The small digits on the control knob indicate that only the
inner coil will heat (Fig. 2). The large digits on the control
knobs indicate that both inner and outer coils will heat
(Fig. 3). You may switch from either coil setting at any
time during cooking.
to operate the dual surface element
1. Place correctly sized cookware on the dual surface
element.
2. Push in and turn the control knob as shown in Figure 2
for smaller cookware or in Figure 3 for larger cookware.
3. Turn the knob to adjust the setting if needed. Start
most cooking operations on a higher setting and then
turn to a lower setting to finish cooking. Each surface
element provides a constant amount of heat at each
setting. A glowing red surface heating area extending
beyond the bottom edge of the cookware indicates the
cookware is too small for the surface heating area.
4. When cooking has completed, turn the surface
control knob to oFF before removing the
cookware.
control knobs shown are typical only.
Figure 2
Figure 3
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