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Electrolux Electric Cooktop Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p
318 200 647 (0701)



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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide E l e c t r i c C o o k t o p Dishwasher 318 200 647 (0701)
  • Page 2: Finding Information

    QUESTIONS? For toll-free telephone support in the U.S. and Canada: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) For online support and internet product information: ©2007 Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Post Office Box 212378, Augusta, Georgia 30917, USA All rights reserved. Printed in the USA...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information TABLE OF CONTENTS Finding Information ........... 2-3 General Care & Cleaning ....... 19-21 Make a Record for Future use ........ 2 Care & Cleaning Table .......... 19 Questions? .............. 2 Cooktop Cleaning and Maintenance ..... 20 Cleaning Recommendations for the Safety ..............
  • Page 4: Safety

    Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before using this appliance. Save these instructions for future reference. • Remove all tape and packaging wrap before using the appliance. Destroy the carton and plastic bags after unpacking the appliance. Never allow children to play with packaging material.
  • Page 5 Safety • Do not leave children alone. Children should not be left alone or unattended in the area where an appliance is in use. They should never be allowed to sit or stand on any part of the appliance. • DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE UNITS OR AREAS NEAR THESE UNITS. Surface units may be hot even though they are dark in color.
  • Page 6 Safety • Utensil Handles Should Be Turned Inward and Not Extend Over Adjacent Surface Units. To reduce the risk of burns, ignition of flammable materials, and spillage due to unintentional contact with the utensil. • Never Leave Surface Units Unattended. Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may ignite, or a pan that has boiled dry may melt.
  • Page 7: Cooktop Features

    Cooktop Features COOKTOP FEATURES READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE COOKTOP CAUTION UTION UTION UTION UTION The Cooking Zones may appear to be cool while turned ON and after they have been turned OFF. The glass surface may be HOT form residual heat transferred from the cookware and burns may occur. 1.
  • Page 8 6. Left Front Element Control Pads 7. Left Rear Element Control Pads 8. Right Rear Element Control Pads 9. Right Front Element Control Pads 10. Main Cooktop Controls 11. Center Front Element Control Pads (36” model only) 12. Minute Timer Key Pads 13.
  • Page 9: Setting Surface Controls

    Setting Surface Controls ABOUT THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP NOTE Radiant elements have a limiter that allows the element to cycle ON and OFF, even at the...
  • Page 10: Locations Of The Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls LOCATIONS OF THE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS Your cooktop is equipped with radiant surface burners with different wattage ratings. The ability to heat food quicker and in larger volumes increases as the element wattage increases. The radiant surface elements are located on the 30” cooktop as follows: 2 single radiant elements located at the rih1rih60ft rear positions;...
  • Page 11: Led Messages Or Light Indicators Displayed By Main Control

    LED MESSAGES OR LIGHT INDICATORS DISPLAYED BY MAIN CONTROL CONTROLS LOCK - This feature allows the cooktop to be locked at anytime. Touch and hold the LOCK key pad for few seconds. If the cooktop is in use, it will be impossible to enter in the lock mode.
  • Page 12: Light Indicators Displayed By Cooking Element

    Setting Surface Controls LIGHT INDICATORS DISPLAYED BY COOKING ELEMENT CONTROLS ELEMENT SIZE INDICATOR LIGHTS - Some cooking elements offer 2 or 3 different element sizes. You may choose to use the single inner heating ring only or you may add 1 or 2 more heating rings with each press of the pad.
  • Page 13: Operating The Single Surface Radiant Elements

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE SINGLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS 1 3 1 3 O N 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 l o c k P O W E R 1 3 w a r m 1 3 1 3 1 3 s i z e 1 3 1 3 O N hot surface13131313131313131313131313131313med1313 O F F 1 3...
  • Page 14: Operating The Dual Surface Radiant Element

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE DUAL SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT Both the 30” and 36” cooktops are equipped with dual radiant surface element located as shown in Figs. 1 & 2. A touch key pad on the element controls is used to select one of the 2 positions of the element. Indicator lights on the control panel are used to indicate which coil of the dual radiant element will...
  • Page 15: Operating The Triple Surface Radiant Element

    Setting Surface Controls OPERATING THE TRIPLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENT Both the 30” and 36” cooktops are equipped with “Triple” surface radiant...
  • Page 16: Keep Warm Feature

    Setting Surface Controls KEEP WARM FEATURE The Warm feature may be used with any of the Cooking Elements. To Turn the Keep Warm Feature ON: 1. To select the Keep Warm feature for any Cooking Element touch the...
  • Page 17: Minute Timer

    Setting Surface Controls MINUTE TIMER LOCKING THE CONTROLS The Cooktop Controls may be locked in order to prevent the cooktop from accidentally being turned ON. This feature can be activated only when no cooking zone is active.
  • Page 18: Surface Cooking Utensils

    Setting Surface Controls SURFACE COOKING UTENSILS POOR...
  • Page 19: General Care & Cleaning

    General Care & Cleaning CARE & CLEANING TABLE Surfaces Aluminum & Vinyl Painted and Plastic Control Knobs Stainless Steel, Chrome...
  • Page 20: Cooktop Cleaning And Maintenance

    Consistent and proper cleaning is essential to maintaining your ceramic glass cooktop POWER l o c k w a r m ON OFF s i z e ON OFF ON OFF s i z e ON OFF ON OFF s i z e t i m e r ho t su r f a c e CAUTION...
  • Page 21: Care & Cleaning Of Stainless Steel

    General Care & Cleaning CLEANING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP (CONTINUED) Plastic or foods with a high sugar content: These types of soils must be removed immediately if spilled or melted onto the ceramic cooktop surface. Permanent damage (such as pitting of the cooktop surface) may occur if not removed immediately.
  • Page 22: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems ENTIRE COOKTOP DOES NOT OPERATE • House fuse has blown or circuit breaker has tripped. Check/reset breaker or replace fuse. If the problem is a circuit overload, have this situation corrected by a qualified electrician. • Service wiring not complete.
  • Page 23: Food Not Heating Evenly

    Solutions to Common Problems FOOD NOT HEATING EVENLY • Improper cookware. Select flat-bottomed cookware of a proper size to fit element. • Incorrect control setting. Raise or lower setting until proper amount of heat is obtained. POOR COOKING RESULTS • Many factors affect cooking results. Adjust the recipe's recommended power levels or cooking times.
  • Page 24: Brown Streaks And Specks On Ceramic Glass Cooktop Surface

    Solutions to Common Problems BROWN STREAKS AND SPECKS ON CERAMIC GLASS COOKTOP SURFACE • Boilovers have cooked onto surface. Use razor blade scraper to remove soil. See instructions under General Care & Cleaning. • Cleaning materials not recommended for ceramic-glass cooktop have been used. Use recommended cleaners and cleaning method.
  • Page 25: Notes