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The built-in vent system helps remove cooking vapors, odors and
smoke from foods prepared on the cooktop, grill and griddle
accessories. Continuous use of the vent system helps keep the kitchen
comfortable and less humid, reducing cooking odors and moisture that
normally creates a frequent need for cleaning.
Using the Ventilation System
To turn the fan on, use the on/off control located on the control panel.
The fan will operate automatically when the grill burner is in use.
CARE AND CLEANING
Before cleaning any part of your cooktop, be sure all controls are off and
DISCONNECT ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE COOKTOP at the
fuse box or circuit breaker panel, or pull the cooktop power plug, located
beneath the cooktop and inside the cabinets.
Do not operate the cooktop without all parts in place.
Control Knobs and Control Panel Seal Grease Jar
After grilling there may be soot on the knobs and
control panel seal. This soot can be removed by
scrubbing with a plastic scrubber and mild
dishwashing detergent. The control knobs may
be removed for cleaning.
To remove a knob, pull it straight up.
Wash the knobs in soap and water but do not soak.
Avoid getting water down into the knob stem holes.
Wipe with a sponge, damp cloth or paper towel. Do
not scrub with steel wool pads or abrasive cleansers.
To replace a knob, match the flat part of the knob
opening with the flat side of the shaft.
A grease jar is located
below the grill basin pan
under the countertop.
Check periodically to
Unscrew and remove.
If the jar is broken,
replace with any heat
tempered jar, such as
a canning jar, which has
a standard screw neck.
The porcelain enamel finish is sturdy but breakable if
misused. This finish is acid-resistant. However, any
acidic foods spilled (such as fruit juices, tomato or
vinegar) should not be permitted to remain on the
If acids spill on the cooktop while it is hot, use a
dry paper towel to wipe it up right away. When the
surface has cooled, wash with soap and water or
cleansing powders. Rinse well.
For other spills, such as fat spatterings, wash with
soap and water or cleansing powders after the surface
has cooled. Rinse well. Polish with a dry cloth.
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Grill Cover Griddle Accessory Griddle Guide Ventilation System Care and Cleaning