Gas tube opening: Gas must flow freely throughout the gas tube
opening for the burner to light properly. Keep this area free of soil
and do not allow spills, food, cleaning agents or any other
material to enter the gas tube opening. Keep spillovers out of the
gas tube opening by always using a burner cap.
A. 1-1 " (25-38 mm)
B. Burner ports
Burner ports: Check burner flames occasionally for proper size
and shape as shown above. A good flame is blue in color, not
yellow. Keep this area free of soil and do not allow spills, food,
cleaning agents or any other material to enter the burner ports.
IMPORTANT: Before cleaning, make sure all controls are off and
the cooktop is cool. Do not use oven cleaners, bleach or rust
1. Remove the burner cap from the burner base and clean
according to "General Cleaning" section.
2. Clean the gas tube opening with a damp cloth.
3. Clean clogged burner ports with a straight pin as shown. Do
not enlarge or distort the port. Do not use a wooden
toothpick. If the burner needs to be adjusted, contact a
trained repair specialist.
4. Replace the burner cap, making sure the alignment pins on
the cap are properly aligned with the burner base.
5. Turn on the burner. If the burner does not light, check cap
alignment. If the burner still does not light, do not service the
sealed burner yourself. Contact a trained repair specialist.
Surface Grates with Locator Pin
The grates located on the left and right side of the cooktop
contain grooves. These grooves must always face inward toward
the control knob panel to hold the grates in place. On some
models, the middle grate must be placed in position first,
followed by the left and right grates.
A. Left grate
B. Middle grate
On all models except for model KGCV566, the locator pin on the
grate must be positioned in the burner cap hole to hold the grate
A. Locator pin
B. Burner cap
Ceramic Glass Surface
Wiping off the cooktop before and after each use will help keep it
free from stains. For more information, see "General Cleaning"
Do not store jars or cans above the cooktop. Dropping a
heavy or hard object onto the cooktop could crack the
For foods containing sugar in any form, clean up all spills and
soils as soon as possible. Allow the cooktop to cool down
slightly. Then, while wearing oven mitts, remove the spills
while the surface is still warm. If sugary spills are allowed to
cool down, they can adhere to the cooktop and can cause
pitting and permanent marks.
Do not allow objects that could melt, such as plastic or
aluminum foil, to touch any part of the entire cooktop.
Make sure the bottoms of pots and pans are clean and dry
before using them. Residue and water can leave deposits