Gas cooktop - Winning Appliances

Installation instructions
and User guide
Gas cooktops
CG604 models
NZ AU
Contents
Safety and warnings
Installation instructions
Introduction
Using your cooktop
Care and cleaning
Troubleshooting
Warranty and service
Important!
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
The models shown in this user guide may not be available in all markets and are
subject to change at any time. For current details about model and specification
availability in your country, please visit our local website listed on the back cover
or contact your local Fisher & Paykel dealer.
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Safety and warnings
WARNING!
Cut Hazard
Beware of sharp edges when handling stainless steel appliances.
Failure to use caution could result in injury or cuts.
WARNING!
Electrical Shock Hazard
Before carrying out any work on the electrical section of the appliance, it must
be disconnected from the mains electricity supply.
Connection to a good earth wiring system is absolutely essential and
mandatory.
Failure to follow this advice may result in death or electrical shock.
Important safety instructions
Installation
Read these instructions carefully before installing or using this product.
Please make this information available to the person responsible for installing the product as it
could reduce your installation costs.
This appliance shall only be installed and serviced by an authorised person.
Incorrect installation, for which the manufacturer accepts no responsibility, may cause personal
injury or damage.
These products are registered:
in New Zealand at www.ess.govt.nz
in Australia with AGA at www.gas.asn.au.
This appliance must be installed in accordance with these installation instructions, local
gas fitting regulations, municipal building codes, water supply regulations, electrical wiring
regulations, AS5601 / AG 601 and NZS5261 - Gas Installations and any other relevant statutory
regulations.
Do not modify this appliance.
Models without flame failure safety feature MUST NOT be installed in marine craft, caravans or
mobile homes.
Always disconnect the cooktop from the electricity supply before carrying out any maintenance
operations or repairs.
In the room where the cooktop is installed, there must be enough air to allow the gas to burn
correctly, according to the current local regulations.
Safety and warnings
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Particular attention shall be given to the relevant requirements regarding ventilation.
This product should not be sealed into the bench with silicone or glue. Doing so will make future
servicing difficult. Fisher & Paykel will not be liable for costs associated with releasing such a
product, nor for repairing damage that may be incurred in doing this.
When this product is installed it shall not be used as a space heater, especially if installed in boats
or caravans.
No combustible material or products should be placed on this product at any time.
Do not spray aerosols in the vicinity of this product while it is in operation.
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Safety and warnings
WARNING!
Hot Surface Hazard
This appliance becomes hot during use.
Do not touch the cooktop components, burners, trivets, pan supports or the
base when hot.
Before cleaning, turn the burners off and make sure the whole cooktop is cool.
Failure to follow this advice may result in serious injury.
WARNING!
Explosion Hazard
Do not use or store flammable materials such as gasoline near this
appliance. Do not spray aerosols in the vicinity of this appliance while it is in
operation.
Failure to follow this advice may result in death or serious injury.
WARNING!
Electrical Shock Hazard
Switch off the cooktop at the wall before carrying out cleaning or
maintenance.
Failure to follow this advice may result in death or electrical shock.
Safety and warnings
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Important safety instructions
Operation
Keep children away from the cooktop when it is in use.
Household appliances are not intended to be played with by children.
Children, or persons with a disability which limits their ability to use the appliance, should
have a responsible person to instruct them in its use. The instructor should be satisfied that
they can use the appliance without danger to themselves or their surroundings.
If the electrical supply cord is damaged, it must only be replaced by an authorised person.
Ensure that the electrical connection plug is accessible after installation.
This appliance should be connected to a circuit that incorporates an isolating switch
providing full disconnection from the electricity supply.
Do not use an asbestos mat or decorative covers between the flame and the saucepan as
this may cause serious damage to your cooktop.
Do not place aluminium foil or plastic dishes on the cooktop burners.
Do not let large saucepans or frying pans overlap the bench as this can deflect heat onto
your benchtop and damage the surface.
Do not let large saucepans, frying pans or woks push any other pans aside. This could make
them unstable or deflect heat onto your benchtop and damage the surface.
Do not use a steam cleaner for cleaning this cooktop.
Saucepan handles may be hot to touch. Ensure saucepan handles do not overhang other
gas burners that are on. Keep handles out of reach of children.
Do not stand or place heavy objects on this appliance.
After use, ensure that the knobs are in ‘OFF’ position.
This appliance shall not be used as a space heater, especially if installed in marine craft or
caravans.
The use of a gas cooking appliance results in the production of heat and moisture in the
room in which it is installed. Ensure the kitchen is well ventilated. Keep natural ventilation
holes open or install a mechanical ventilation device (mechanical extractor hood).
Prolonged intensive use of the appliance may call for additional ventilation, for example
opening of a window, or more effective ventilation, for example increasing the level of
mechanical ventilation where present.
After having unpacked the appliance, check to ensure that it is not damaged.
In case of doubt, do not use it and consult your supplier or a professionally qualified technician.
Packing elements (i.e. plastic bags, polystyrene foam, nails, packing straps, etc.) should not be
left around within easy reach of children, as these may cause serious injuries.
Some appliances are supplied with a protective film on steel and aluminium parts. This film
must be removed before using the appliance.
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Installation instructions
Dimensions and clearances
This cooktop has been designed and constructed in accordance with the following codes and
specifications:
AGA101 (AS 4551) Approval Requirements for Domestic Gas cooking appliances
AS/NZS 60335-1 General Requirements for Domestic electrical appliances
AS/NZS 60335-2-6 Particular Requirements for Domestic electrical cooking appliances
AS/NZS 1044
Electromagnetic Compatibility Requirements.
The installation shall comply with the dimensions in Figs. 1 and 2, bearing in mind the following requirements:
A minimum clearance of 20 mm has to be kept between the base of the cooktop and the top
of an underbench appliance or a shelf. To ensure this clearance, mount the spacers supplied
with the appliance, as shown in Fig. 3.
Overhead clearances - In no case shall the clearance between the highest part of the cooktop
and a range hood be less than 600 mm, or for an overhead exhaust fan, 750 mm. Any other
downward-facing combustible surface less than 600 mm above the highest part of the cooktop shall be protected for the full width and depth of the cooking surface area in accordance
with local regulations in force. However, in no case shall this clearance to any surface be less
than 450 mm.
Side clearances - Where the distance from the periphery of the nearest burner to any vertical
combustible surface is less than 200 mm, the surface shall be protected in accordance with
local regulations in force to a height of not less than 150 mm above the cooktop for the full
dimension (width or depth) of the cooking surface area.
Where the distance from the periphery of the nearest burner to any horizontal combustible
surface is less than 200 mm, the horizontal surface shall be more than 10 mm below the
surface of the cooktop, or the horizontal surface shall be above the trivets (see requirement for
vertical combustible surfaces above).
Protection of combustible surfaces - Local regulations in force specify that, where required,
protection shall ensure that the surface temperature of the combustible surfaces does not
exceed 65 °C above ambient. To comply with this requirement satisfactorily, fix 5 mm-thick
ceramic tiles to the surface or attach fire-resistant material to the surface and cover with sheet
metal (minimum thickness 0.4 mm).
500
580
34
200
560
Fig. 1 Product and
cutout dimensions
480
0
–2
0
–2
60
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200 m
m min
750 mm
450 mm
Installation clearances and protection of combustible surfaces shall comply with the current local
regulations e.g. AG 601 (AS 5601) and NZS5261 - Gas Installations code.
in
mm
m
60
500 mm
20 mm
Fig. 2 Clearances
Fig. 3 Mounting the base clearance spacers
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Installation instructions
Fastening the installation brackets (Fig. 4)
Each cooktop is provided with an installation kit including brackets and screws for fastening
the cooktop to benches from 20 to 40 mm thick.
Turn the cooktop upside down, place it on a soft surface and fasten the brackets “F and R” to
the appropriate socket holes, without tightening the screws “B” for the moment (see Fig. 4).
Fastening the cooktop (Fig. 4)
R
Gas inlet pipe
R
B
F
NT
FRO
F
Front side
Rear side
C
C
R
B
B
Fig. 4 Fastening the
installation brackets and
the cooktop
F
40 mm max.
0
–2
20 mm min.
4
40 mm max.
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3
Spread the sealing material “C” out along the edge of the cutout, making sure that the junctions
overlap at the corners.
Insert the cooktop into the cutout and position it correctly.
Adjust the position of the brackets “F and R” and tighten screws “B” to secure the cooktop
firmly in position.
Using a sharp cutter or trimmer knife, trim the excess sealing material around the edge of the
cooktop. Take care not to damage the workbench.
20 mm min.
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0
–2
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Connecting the cooktop to the gas supply
The gas connection must be carried out by an authorised person according to the relevant
standards.
Before connecting the appliance to the gas main, mount the brass conical adaptor onto the
gas inlet pipe, upon which the washer has been placed (Figs. 5 and 6).
Conical adaptor and washer are supplied with the appliance (packed with conversion kit for
use with Natural gas or LPG).
This appliance is suitable for use with Natural gas or LPG. (Check the “gas type” sticker attached
to the appliance).
For Natural Gas, connect the gas supply to the gas pressure regulator which is supplied with
the appliance (Fig. 5). Adjust the regulator to obtain a test point pressure of 1 kPa with the two
semi-rapid burners operating at the maximum.
For LPG, connect the gas supply to the test point adaptor which is
supplied with the appliance (Fig. 6). Ensure that the supply pressure is regulated to 2.75 kPa.
Do NOT force the ”elbow“ to rotate before loosening the floating nut.
Do NOT overtighten the floating nut at the ”elbow“.
Gas connection for
LPG
Gas connection for
NATURAL GAS
Gas inlet pipe
Gas inlet pipe
Elbow
Elbow
Washer
Test
point
Floating nut
Washer
Brass conical adaptor
(Thread tight: use
suitable seal)
Floating nut
Brass conical adaptor
(Thread tight: use
suitable seal)
Test point adaptor
Gas pressure
regulator
Fig. 5 Natural gas connection
Test
point
Fig. 6 LPG connection
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Installation instructions
Leak-testing and flame-testing the cooktop
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After connecting the gas supply, check the piping and connections for leaks using a soap and
water solution. The presence of bubbles indicates a leak. Tighten or replace connections as
appropriate.
Important!
Do not use any naked flame to check for leaks.
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5
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The operation of the appliance MUST be tested before leaving.
Adjust the test point pressure or supply pressure to the value which is appropriate for the gas
type.
Turn on the appliance gas controls and light each burner. Check for a well defined blue flame
without any yellow tipping. If any abnormality is evident, check that the burner cap is located
properly and the injector nipple is aligned correctly.
Check the minimum burner setting by quickly rotating the gas control knob from the maximum
to the minimum position. The flame must not go out. If adjustment is required, see ‘Adjusting the
minimum burner setting’ section following.
If satisfactory performance cannot be obtained, the installer shall check the installation and
notify the local gas supply authority about a gas supply problem, or if it is an appliance problem,
our Customer Service Centre should be called to obtain the nearest authorised Service Agent.
Where the appliance data plate cannot be easily read with the appliance installed, the duplicate
data plate must be attached to an adjacent surface and the duplicate Natural gas or LPG
conversion label should also be included where a Natural gas or LPG conversion has been
completed.
Installation with a flexible hose assembly
If this appliance has to be installed with a hose assembly, the installer must refer to the network
operator or gas supplier for confirmation of the gas type, if in doubt.
When used with a flexible hose, the connector on the wall should be between 800 mm to 850
mm above the floor and in the region outside the width of the appliance to a distance of 250
mm. The supply connection point shall be accessible with the appliance installed.
Flexible hose assemblies should be AS/NZS 1869 Class B or Class D certified. The thread
connection shall be Rp 1/2” (ISO 7-1) male.
The hose assembly must be as short as practicable and comply with relevant AS 5601/NZS 5261
requirements.
Important!
After connection, the installer must check that the hose is not kinked, subjected to abrasion or
permanently deformed. The installer must check also that the hose is not near (or in contact) with
any hot surfaces eg. base of metal hotplate, underbench oven etc.
The installer shall ensure the hose assembly is restrained from accidental contact with the flue
outlet of an underbench oven.
Table for the choice of injectors
Natural Gas
LPG
1.0
2.75
Test point Pressure [kPa]
BURNER
Auxiliary
Injector
Orifice Dia.
Gas
Consumption
Injector
Orifice Dia.
Gas
Consumption
[mm]
[MJ/h]
[mm]
[MJ/h]
0.85
3.60
0.53
3.60
Semi-rapid
1.12
6.30
0.70
6.30
Rapid
1.45
10.30
0.91
10.80
Triple-ring wok
1.60
12.70
0.95
11.90
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Converting to a different gas type
Important!
The conversion procedure must be carried out only by an authorised person.
This appliance is suitable for use with Natural gas or LPG (check the “gas type” sticker attached
to the appliance). To convert from one gas type to another, you need to replace the injectors,
and then adjust the minimum burner setting.
Replacing the injectors
Remove the trivets and burners from the cooktop.
Using a spanner, remove the injector (Figs. 7 and 8) and replace it with one according to the
gas type (see ‘Table for the choice of injectors’).
Fix the warning label supplied with the appliance. This label states that the gas cooktop has
been converted for use with LPG/Natural gas.
Where the appliance data plate cannot be easily read with the appliance installed, a second
conversion label should also be affixed to an adjacent surface along with the duplicate data
plate.
Adjusting the minimum burner setting
Follow the instructions under ‘Adjusting the minimum burner setting’ following.
Important!
If you are converting the cooktop from Natural gas to LPG, remove the gas pressure regulator
before connecting the cooktop to the gas supply and replace with the test point adaptor supplied
with the conversion kit.
If you are converting the cooktop from LPG to Natural gas, remove the test point adaptor before
connecting the cooktop to the gas supply and replace with the gas pressure regulator supplied
with the conversion kit.
Note:
- The burners are designed so that regulation of primary air is not required.
Injector
Fig. 7 Auxiliary, rapid and semi-rapid burners
Injector
Fig. 8 Triple-ring wok burner
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Adjusting the minimum burner setting
When changing from one type of gas to another, the minimum valve output must also be
correct, considering that in this position the flame must be about 4 mm long and must remain lit even when the knob is turned quickly from the maximum to the minimum position.
The adjustment is performed with the burner lit, as follows:
Turn the knob to the minimum position.
Remove the knob.
On gas valves provided with adjustment screw in the centre of the shaft (Fig. 9)
Using a screwdriver with max. diameter 3 mm, turn the screw inside the tap until the correct
setting is obtained.
On gas valves provided with adjustment screw on the valve body (Fig. 10)
Turn the screw “A” to the correct setting with a screwdriver.
For LPG, tighten the adjustment screw completely.
A
Fig. 9 Minimum burner setting
- valves with adjustment screw
in the centre of the shaft.
Fig. 10 Minimum burner setting
- valves with adjustment screw
on the valve body.
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Important!
Installation must be carried out according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Incorrect installation may cause harm and damage to people, animals or property, for which
the manufacturer accepts no responsibility.
If the installation requires alterations to the domestic electrical system, call a qualified
electrician. The electrician should also check that the socket cable section is suitable for the
power drawn by the appliance.
Before carrying out any work on the electrical section of the appliance, it must be
disconnected from the electricity supply.
Connection to a good earth wiring system is absolutely essential and mandatory.
The manufacturer accepts no responsibility for any inconvenience caused by failure to
comply with this rule.
Electrical requirements
The appliance must be connected to the mains electricity supply checking that the voltage
corresponds to the value given in the rating plate and that the electrical cable sections can
withstand the load specified on the plate.
The plug must be connected to an earthed socket in compliance with safety standards.
If the appliance is supplied without plug, fit a standard plug which is suitable for the power
consumed by the appliance.
The wires in the power supply cable are coloured in accordance with the following code:
Green/Yellow = Earth, Blue = Neutral, Brown = Active.
If the colours of the wires in the power cable to the appliance do not correspond with the
coloured markings identifying the terminals in the junction terminal, proceed as follows:
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2
3
The wire which is coloured green and yellow must be connected to the terminal marked E (Earth)
or coloured Green.
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal marked N (Neutral) or
coloured Black.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal marked L (Live) or A
(Active) or coloured Red.
A suitable disconnection switch must be incorporated in the permanent wiring, mounted and
positioned to comply with the local wiring rules and regulations. The switch must be of an approved
type installed in the fixed wiring and provide a 3 mm air gap contact separation in all poles in
accordance with the local wiring rules.
In Australia and New Zealand, a switch of the approved type with a 3 mm air gap must be installed in
the active (phase) conductor of the fixed wiring.
The power supply cable must not touch the hot parts and must be positioned so that it does not
exceed 50°C above ambient.
Once the appliance has been installed, the switch or socket must always be accessible.
If the power supply cable is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its Service
Agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
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Wiring diagram
PA
A
M
CA
Ignition switch
Ignition coil
Terminal block
Spark electrode
CA
CA
CA
CA
M
N
L
A
PA
PA
PA
PA
Fig. 11
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Introduction
About your new cooktop
Thank you for buying a Fisher & Paykel gas cooktop. Once it is installed and ready to use, you
will want to know everything about it to make sure you get excellent results right from the start.
This guide introduces you to all its special features. We recommend you read the whole guide
before using your new cooktop, for both safety and cooking success.
Before using your new cooktop
Before using your new cooktop, please:
Read this user guide, taking special note of the ‘Safety and warnings’ section.
Plug the cooktop into the electricity supply and turn it on so the electronic ignition will work.
Introduction
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2
9
8
7
5
3
Fig.12 CG604 with rapid burner
(no flame failure safety feature)
(not available in New Zealand)
2
4
1
2
2
9
9
8
8
6
6
5
5
4
1
Fig.13b CG604 with wok burner
(no flame failure safety feature)
(not available in New Zealand)
Fig.13a CG604 with wok burner
( with flame failure safety feature)
1
2
3
4
5
Auxiliary burner
Semi-rapid burner
Rapid burner
Triple-ring wok burner
Auxiliary burner knob
2
6
7
8
9
Wok burner knob
Rapid burner knob
Left semi-rapid burner knob
Right semi-rapid burner knob
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Using your cooktop
Gas burners
The knob (Fig. 14) controls the flow of gas through the safety valve.
OFF
=
closed valve
=
maximum flow
=
minimum flow
You can choose to cook at any heat between
and OFF.
and
, but never between
Fig. 14a Burner knob and symbols (models without flame failure safety feature)
Fig. 14b Burner knob and symbols (models with flame failure safety feature)
Using your cooktop
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Using the burners
1
2
3
Choose the control knob for the burner you want to use.
Press the knob down gently and turn it anticlockwise to
the position. The ignitors on all the burners will
spark.
Flame failure models only: Hold down the knob for
approximately 10 seconds after the burner has lit.
Releasing the knob too soon will extinguish the flame.
Adjust the flame anywhere between the and
positions. Do not adjust the flame between
and OFF.
Note: If the burner does not light within 15 seconds, turn
the control knob off and wait at least one minute before
trying again.
4
1
2
Fig. 15a Pushing then turning the control knob (models without flame failure
safety feature)
After use, always turn the knobs to the off position. For
models without the flame failure safety feature, you
should also close the cock valve on the gas bottle or the
main gas supply line.
Flame failure safety feature (some models only)
Some cooktop models have a flame failure safety device.
These models have a flame failure probe as well as the
ignitor (see Fig 16).
The flame failure probe cuts off the gas supply to the burner
if the flame is blown out.
Fig. 15b Pushing then turning the
control knob (models with flame failure
safety feature)
When lighting the burner on flame failure models, hold down
the knob for approximately 10 seconds after the burner has lit.
Releasing the knob too soon will extinguish the flame.
If the flames are accidentally extinguished, turn off the burner
and do not try to light it again for at least one minute (to allow the gas to disperse).
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Using your cooktop
If a burner does not light
Check that:
The cooktop is plugged in and the electricity is switched on.
The gas is turned on.
The gas bottle is not empty (if you are using bottled gas).
Flame failure models only:
You have held down the knob for at least 10 seconds.
The ignitors are sparking. If the ignitors are not sparking, they may be dirty or wet. Clean them
with a toothbrush and methylated spirits, as shown in Fig. 16.
Flame failure probe
(flame failure models only)
Ignitor
Fig.16 Cleaning the ignitor and probe
If the flame is irregular
If the flame is yellow or irregular, check that the burner parts, including the burner cap, are:
Clean and dry.
Positioned correctly as shown in Figs. 19 and 20.
See also ‘Troubleshooting’.
Using your cooktop
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Matching cookware to burner
Use flat-bottomed pans, and make sure they match the size of the burner, as shown in the
following table. A small pot on a large burner is not efficient.
Diameters of pans which may be used on the cooktop
Burners
Minimum
Maximum
Auxiliary
12 cm
14 cm
Semi-rapid
16 cm
24 cm
Rapid (some models only)
24 cm
26 cm
26 cm
28 cm
Triple-ring wok (some
models only)
Maximum diameter for woks: 36 cm
Fig. 17a Correct and incorrect matching
Fig. 17b Efficient and inefficient saucepan bottoms
Wok stand - models fitted with triple-ring wok burner only (Fig. 18b)
The wok stand fits over the triple-ring wok burner trivet.
Important!
Using a wok without the stand may cause the wok to tip or the wok burner to operate incorrectly.
Do not use the stand for ordinary, flat-bottomed saucepans.
The wok stand MUST BE PLACED ONLY over the triple-ring wok burner trivet.
WRONG
WRONG
Fig. 18a Incorrect use of wok
CORRECT
CORRECT
Fig. 18b Correct use of wok on triple-ring wok burner
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Care and cleaning
General advice
Maintenance Period
Description
Daily
Clean gas cooktop as per following
instructions.
Monthly
Remove all burner parts, and clean using a
non-abrasive detergent. Rinse in cold water,
dry thoroughly, and replace.
Clean the ignitor carefully, using a toothbrush
and methylated spirits.
Every 3-4 years
Contact your local authorised gas Service
Agent to perform a thorough check on all gas
components on the gas cooktop.
Before cleaning, you must ensure that the cooktop is switched off.
Clean the cooktop regularly – do not let stains become burnt on.
Allow the appliance to cool down before cleaning.
Avoid leaving acidic substances (lemon juice, vinegar etc.) on the surfaces.
The control knobs may be removed for cleaning but care should be taken not to damage the
seal.
Do not clean cooktop parts in a self-cleaning oven.
Do not use a steam cleaner to clean any part of your cooktop.
For stubborn stains, see the ‘Cleaning chart’.
Enamelled parts
Clean the enamelled parts with a sponge and soapy water only or other non-abrasive
products.
Dry preferably with a microfibre or soft cloth.
If acidic substances such as lemon juice, tomato sauce, vinegar etc. are left in contact with the
enamel for a long time, they will damage the surface.
Stainless steel surfaces
Stainless steel parts should be rinsed with water and dried with a microfibre or soft cloth.
Dry thoroughly to avoid leaving water marks. For extra shine on stainless steel, use a stainless
steel polish.
Clean brushed stainless steel in the direction of the grain.
For persistent dirt, use specific non-abrasive products available commercially or a little hot
vinegar.
Note: regular use could cause discolouring around the burners, because of the high flame
temperature.
Care and cleaning
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Burners and trivets
You can remove and clean these parts with hot soapy water or other appropriate products - see
‘Cleaning chart’.
After cleaning, check that the burners and their flame spreaders are dry before replacing
correctly.
It is very important to check that the burner flame spreader and the cap have been correctly
positioned. Failure to do so can cause serious problems.
Note: to avoid damage to the electronic ignition, do not try to light a burner without all burner
parts correctly in place.
Replacing the burners
It is very important to check that the burner flame spreader and the cap have been correctly
positioned (see Fig. 19). Failure to do so can cause serious problems.
Check that the ignitor (Figs. 19 and 20) is always clean to ensure trouble-free sparking.
In the models with the flame failure safety device, check that the probe (Figs. 19a and 20) next to
each burner is always clean to ensure correct operation of the safety valves.
Both the ignitor and probe must be very carefully cleaned using a toothbrush and methylated
spirits (Fig.16).
Cap
Flame
spreader
Flame failure probe
(flame failure
models only)
Ignitor
Fig. 19a Correct line-up of auxiliary, rapid
and semi-rapid burner parts
Fig. 19b Replacing the auxiliary,
rapid and semi-rapid burner cap
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Care and cleaning
Replacing the triple-ring wok burner
Fit the burner spreader to the housing as shown by the arrow in Fig. 20. Make sure the burner is
not able to rotate (Fig. 21).
Probe
Ignitor
Fig. 20 Fitting the burner spreader to the housing.
Cap
Ring
Fig. 21 Correct positioning of cap and ring - triplering wok burner
Fig. 22 Incorrect and correct
positioning of cap and ring
- triple-ring wok burner
Care and cleaning
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Cleaning chart
Cooktop part
Trivets, burner caps
Cleaning
Important
Hot soapy water and nylon scourer.
Soak removeable parts in a solution
of biological clothes-washing
detergent.
Mild abrasive cream cleaners.
Fume-free or heavy-duty oven cleaners
(follow manufacturer’s instructions).
Always allow cooktop parts to
cool completely before cleaning
them.
Burner parts
Hot soapy water.
To clear the holes use a stiff nylon
brush or wire eg straight-ended paper
clip.
Mild abrasive cream cleaners.
Reassemble the burner parts
correctly.
Control knobs
Hot soapy water and a soft cloth.
Stainless steel base
Soak stains under a hot soapy cloth,
rinse and dry thoroughly.
Hard water spots can be removed with
household white vinegar.
Non-abrasive stainless steel cleaners.
Regular use of a stainless steel polish
will reduce fingerprints and other
marks.
Heavy soiling can be removed with
fume-free or heavy-duty oven cleaner
(follow manufacturer’s instructions).
Always apply minimal pressure
with abrasive cleaners.
Clean spills regularly before they
become burnt on.
Never use harsh/abrasive
cleaning agents as they will
damage the stainless steel
finish.
Chlorine or chlorine compounds
in some cleaners are corrosive to
stainless steel and may damage
the appearance of your cooktop.
Check the label on the cleaner
before using.
The graphics are etched onto
the steel and will not rub off.
Enamel base
Use soft cloth or non-abrasive sponge
and soapy water. Do not use abrasive
products.
Clean spills regularly before they
become burnt on.
Ignitors
Toothbrush and methylated spirits.
Probe (in
models with flame
failure safety
valves)
Toothbrush and methylated spirits.
A dirty or wet ignitor will
prevent the burner lighting
efficiently.
A dirty probe may
prevent the safety valve from
working effectively.
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Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting chart
Problem
Possible solutions
A burner does not light
Check the cooktop is plugged in and the electricity is switched on.
Check the gas supply valve is turned on and the supply to the
house is working. You should hear the gas when you turn a burner
on.
Check the gas bottle is not empty.
The ignitors may be dirty. Clean them with a toothbrush and
methylated spirits.
The burner parts may not be located properly. Check the assembly
and make sure the burner cap is sitting flat.
My burner flames are
yellow or hard to start
The burner parts may not be located properly. Check the assembly
and make sure the burner cap is sitting flat.
If you use bottled gas, this may indicate you are getting near the
end of the bottle.
Check the burner parts are clean and dry.
The gas pressure may not be at the correct level. Check with your
service person or installer.
Your cooktop may not be set up for the gas you are using. Check
this with your service person or installer.
One of my burners has an
uneven flame
Check the burner parts are clean and dry. Check the assembly and
make sure the burner cap is sitting flat.
The flame goes out at low
settings
The gas supply pressure may be low. Check this with your service
person or installer.
The low setting may have been adjusted incorrectly. Check this
with your service person or installer.
If you use bottled gas, this may indicate you are getting near the
end of the bottle.
My burners do not turn
down much (when running
on bottled gas or LPG)
Your cooktop may not have been adjusted correctly. Check this
with your service person or installer.
The flame tips are very
yellow
Call your service person to service the cooktop.
There are objectionable
odours
Call your service person to service the cooktop.
The flame appears to lift
off the burner
Call your service person to service the cooktop.
There is an electricity
failure
If there is an electricity failure, you can still use your cooktop.
Light the burners by holding a match close to the side of the
burner and turning the control knob to the High position. Wait
until the flame is burning evenly before adjusting.
Warranty and service
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Before you call for service or assistance ...
Check the things you can do yourself. Refer to the installation instructions and your user guide
and check that:
1
2
your product is correctly installed.
you are familiar with its normal operation.
If after checking these points you still need assistance or replacement parts, please refer to the
Service & Warranty book for warranty and after-sales service details or contact us through our
local website listed on the back cover.
Product details
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Serial no.
Date of purchase
Purchaser
Dealer
Suburb
Town
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The product specifications in this booklet apply to
the specific products and models described at the
date of issue. Under our policy of continuous product
improvement, these specifications may change at any
time. You should therefore check with your Dealer to
ensure this booklet correctly describes the product
currently available.
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Gas cooktop user guide
Published: 04/2009
Part No. 599371 D
F&P Italy Part No. 1103290-ß1
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