General Cleaning And Maintenance; Care And Maintenance Of The Gas Burners - KitchenAid Cooktop Instructions For Use Manual

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General cleaning & maintenance
Always disconnect the hob from the electrical
power supply and wait until it cools before
cleaning and/or doing maintenance work.
In order to keep your hob in good condition, you
must keep it clean, removing any remaining food
each time you use it.
Cleaning the hob surface:
• the enamelled parts and the glass should be
washed with lukewarm water and a mild
cleaning detergent.
• the stainless steel surface may become stained if
it comes into contact with hard water over a
long period of time or with extremely strong
cleaning products. Always clean any spillages as
quickly as possible (sauce, coffee, etc..). Wash

Care and maintenance of the gas burners

The pan supports and burners can be removed to
make cleaning easier.
1. Hand wash carefully in hot water with a mild
detergent making sure that all the ingrained dirt
is removed and the openings on the burner are
not blocked. The internal burner cap (D), on
page 12 is made of brass and is subject to a
natural burnishing when it heats up. Clean it
each time you use it with a product specifically
designed for brass. Use hot water and a mild
deteregent to clean the the wok burner
external cap (item (C) on page 12). Never use
harsh products, or scourers that will damage
the special surface coverings.
2. Rinse and dry carefully.
3. Correctly refit the burners and caps in their place.
4. Make sure that when replacing the pan
with luke warm water and a mild detergent,
rinse and dry carefully with a soft cloth, or a
cloth designed to clean stainless steel. Only use
stainless steel cleaning products on the stainless
steel trim.
• Do not use harsh or corrosive products,
chloride based products or scourers.
• Do not steam clean.
• Do not use inflammable products.
• Do not leave acidic or alkaline based products
like vinegar, mustard, salt, sugar or lemon juice
lying on the hob, as this will damage the hob
and 'etch' the glass surface.
supports, the pan support is located correctly
for each burner.
Note: Hobs fitted with electronic ignition and
thermocouples must have the ends of the igniters
and thermocouples cleaned regularly and
frequently in order to operate. Please clean them
very carefully with a damp cloth. Any remaining
ingrained food should be removed carefully with a
toothpick, or similar.
To avoid damaging the electronic ignition only
operate with the burners and pan supports
correctly in place.

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