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Setting Surface Controls - Electrolux Gas cooktop Use And Care Manual

Electrolux gas cooktop use and care guide
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Setting surface controls

Your cooktop may be equipped with any
combination of the following burners:
Simmer Burner: best used for simmering delicate
sauces, etc.
Standard Burner: used for most all surface cooking
Large Burner: best used when bringing large
quantities of liquid to temperature and when
preparing larger quantities of food.
Regardless of size, always select a utensil
that is suitable for the amount and type of food
being prepared. Select a burner and fl ame size
appropriate to the pan. Never allow fl ames to
extend beyond the outer edge of the pan.
Your cooktop is equipped with 270° rotation fl ame
control valves. These valves provide enhanced
control of the burner fl ame. Each burner lights
automatically from an electric ignitor when its
control knob is turned to the
To operate the surface burner:
1. Place cooking utensil on burner.
2. Push in and turn the Surface Control knob to
Note: All electronic ignitors will click at the same time
when the knob is pushed in. However, only the burner
you are turning on will ignite.
3. Visually check that the burner has lit.
4. Turn the control knob to the desired fl ame size.
The control knobs do not have to be set at a
particular mark. Use the guides and adjust the
fl ame as needed. DO NOT cook with the Surface
Control knob in the
ignitor will continue to click if left in the
position, causing premature wear.)
Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper
shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on
top of the cooktop when it is in use. These items
could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wood spoons
could catch fi re if placed too close to a fl ame.
In the event of an electrical power outage, the
surface burners can be lit manually. To light a
surface burner, hold a lit match to the burner head,
then slowly turn the Surface Control knob to
Use caution when lighting surface burners manually.
Surface Cooking
position. (The electronic



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