Electrolux GK80TSPLCN User Manual

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1. SAFETY INFORMATION...................................................................................... 2

2. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.....................................................................................4

3. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION................................................................................... 6

4. DAILY USE.......................................................................................................... 7

5. HINTS AND TIPS............................................................................................... 10

6. CARE AND CLEANING......................................................................................11

7. TROUBLESHOOTING........................................................................................11

8. INSTALLATION..................................................................................................13

9. TECHNICAL INFORMATION.............................................................................. 15

10. GUARANTEE .................................................................................................. 16


Thank you for purchasing an Electrolux appliance. You’ve chosen a product that brings with it decades of professional experience and innovation. Ingenious and stylish, it has been designed with you in mind. So whenever you use it, you can be safe in the knowledge that you’ll get great results every time.

Welcome to Electrolux.

Visit our website for:

Get usage advice, brochures, trouble shooter, service information: www.electrolux.com

Register your product for better service: www.registerelectrolux.com

Buy Accessories, Consumables and Original spare parts for your appliance: www.electrolux.com/shop


Always use original spare parts.

When contacting our Authorised Service Centre, ensure that you have the following data available: Model, PNC, Serial Number.

The information can be found on the rating plate.

Warning / Caution-Safety information

General information and tips

Environmental information

Subject to change without notice.



Before the installation and use of the appliance, carefully read the supplied instructions. The manufacturer is not responsible if an incorrect installation and use causes

ENGLISH injuries and damages. Always keep the instructions with the appliance for future reference.


Children and vulnerable people safety

This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.

Do not let children play with the appliance.

Keep all packaging away from children.

Keep children and pets away from the appliance when it operates or when it cools down. Accessible parts are hot.

If the appliance has a child safety device, we recommend you activate it.

Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision.

Children of less than 3 years should be kept away unless continuously supervised.


General Safety

The appliance and its accessible parts become hot during use. Do not touch the heating elements.

Do not operate the appliance by means of an external timer or separate remote-control system.

Unattended cooking on a hob with fat or oil can be dangerous and may result in fire.

Never try to extinguish a fire with water, but switch off the appliance and then cover flame e.g. with a lid or a fire blanket.

Do not store items on the cooking surfaces.

Metallic objects such as knives, forks, spoons and lids should not be placed on the hob surface since they can get hot.

Do not use a steam cleaner to clean the appliance.


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If the glass ceramic surface / glass surface is cracked, switch off the appliance to avoid the possibility of electric shock.

If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, an authorized Service or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.



2.1 Installation


Only a qualified person must install this appliance.

• Remove all the packaging.

• Do not install or use a damaged appliance.

• Obey the installation instruction supplied with the appliance.

• Keep the minimum distance from the other appliances and units.

• Always be careful when you move the appliance because it is heavy. Always wear safety gloves.

• Seal the cut surfaces with a sealant to prevent moisture to cause swelling.

• Protect the bottom of the appliance from steam and moisture.

• Do not install the appliance adjacent to a door or under a window. This prevents hot cookware to fall from the appliance when the door or the window is opened.

• If the appliance is installed above drawers make sure that the space, between the bottom of the appliance and the upper drawer, is sufficient for air circulation.

• The bottom of the appliance can get hot. Make sure to install a noncombustile separation panel under the appliance to prevent access to the bottom.

2.2 Electrical Connection


Risk of fire and electrical shock.

• All electrical connections should be made by a qualified electrician.

• The appliance must be earthed.

• Before carrying out any operation make sure that the appliance is disconnected from the power supply.

• Make sure that the electrical information on the rating plate agrees with the power supply. If not, contact an electrician.

• Make sure the appliance is installed correctly. Loose and incorrect electricity mains cable or plug (if applicable) can make the terminal become too hot.

• Use the correct electricity mains cable.

• Do not let the electricity mains cable tangle.

• Make sure that a shock protection is installed.

• Use the strain relief clamp on the cable.

• Make sure the mains cable or plug (if applicable) does not touch the hot appliance or hot cookware, when you connect the appliance to the near sockets

• Do not use multi-plug adapters and extension cables.

• Make sure not to cause damage to the mains plug (if applicable) or to the mains cable. Contact our Authorised

Service Centre or an electrician to change a damaged mains cable.

• The shock protection of live and insulated parts must be fastened in such a way that it cannot be removed without tools.

• Connect the mains plug to the mains socket only at the end of the installation. Make sure that there is access to the mains plug after the installation.

• If the mains socket is loose, do not connect the mains plug.

• Do not pull the mains cable to disconnect the appliance. Always pull the mains plug.

• Use only correct isolation devices: line protecting cut-outs, fuses (screw type fuses removed from the holder), earth leakage trips and contactors.

• The electrical installation must have an isolation device which lets you disconnect the appliance from the mains at all poles. The isolation device must have a contact opening width of minimum 3 mm.

2.3 Use


Risk of injury, burns and electrical shock.

• Remove all the packaging, labelling and protective film (if applicable) before first use.

• Use this appliance in a household environment.

• Do not change the specification of this appliance.

• Make sure that the ventilation openings are not blocked.

• Do not let the appliance stay unattended during operation.

• Set the cooking zone to “off” after each use.

• Do not put cutlery or saucepan lids on the cooking zones. They can become hot.

• Do not operate the appliance with wet hands or when it has contact with water.

• Do not use the appliance as a work surface or as a storage surface.

• If the surface of the appliance is cracked, disconnect immediately the appliance from the power supply. This to prevent an electrical shock.

• When you place food into hot oil, it may splash.


Risk of fire and explosion

• Fats and oil when heated can release flammable vapours. Keep flames or heated objects away from fats and oils when you cook with them.


• The vapours that very hot oil releases can cause spontaneous combustion.

• Used oil, that can contain food remnants, can cause fire at a lower temperature than oil used for the first time.

• Do not put flammable products or items that are wet with flammable products in, near or on the appliance.


Risk of damage to the appliance.


• Do not keep hot cookware on the control panel.

• Do not let cookware to boil dry.

• Be careful not to let objects or cookware fall on the appliance. The surface can be damaged.

• Do not activate the cooking zones with empty cookware or without cookware.

• Do not put aluminium foil on the appliance.

• Cookware made of cast iron, aluminium or with a damaged bottom can cause scratches on the glass / glass ceramic. Always lift these objects up when you have to move them on the cooking surface.

• This appliance is for cooking purposes only. It must not be used for other purposes, for example room heating.

2.4 Care and cleaning

• Clean regularly the appliance to prevent the deterioration of the surface material.

• Deactivate the appliance and let it cool down before you clean it.

• Disconnect the appliance from the electrical supply before maintenance.

• Do not use water spray and steam to clean the appliance.

• Clean the appliance with a moist soft cloth. Only use neutral detergents. Do not use abrasive products, abrasive cleaning pads, solvents or metal objects.

2.5 Disposal


Risk of injury or suffocation.

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• Contact your municipal authority for information on how to discard the appliance correctly.

• Disconnect the appliance from the mains supply.

• Cut off the mains cable and discard it.



3.1 Cooking surface layout

1 1

2.6 Service

• To repair the appliance contact an

Authorised Service Centre.

• Use original spare parts only.


Cooking zone

2 Control panel

210 mm

145 mm

1 2

3.2 Control panel layout

1 2 3 4 5


6 7 8

12 11 10 9

Use the sensor fields to operate the appliance. The displays, indicators and sounds tell which functions operate.

Sensor field

Function Comment








Lock / The Child Safety




Heat setting display

To activate and deactivate the hob.

To lock / unlock the control panel.

To activate and deactivate the outer ring.

To activate and deactivate the function.

To show the heat setting.


Sensor field


Function Comment











Timer indicators of cooking zones

Timer display


To show for which zone you set the time.

To show the time in minutes.

To activate and deactivate the function.

Automatic Heat Up


To activate and deactivate the function.

To increase or decrease the time.


Control bar

To select the cooking zone.

To set a heat setting.

3.3 Heat setting displays



+ digit

/ /


The cooking zone is deactivated.

The cooking zone operates.

STOP+GO function operates.

Automatic Heat Up function operates.

There is a malfunction.

OptiHeat Control (3 step Residual heat indicator): continue cooking / keep warm / residual heat.

Lock / The Child Safety Device function operates.

Automatic Switch Off function operates.

3.4 OptiHeat Control (3 step

Residual heat indicator)


/ / There is a risk of burns from residual heat. The indicator shows the level of the residual heat.




Refer to Safety chapters.

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4.1 Activating and deactivating

Touch for 1 second to activate or deactivate the hob.

4.2 Automatic Switch Off

The function deactivates the hob automatically if:

• all cooking zones are deactivated,

• you do not set the heat setting after you activate the hob,

• you spill something or put something on the control panel for more than 10 seconds (a pan, a cloth, etc.). An acoustic signal sounds and the hob deactivates. Remove the object or clean the control panel.

• you do not deactivate a cooking zone or change the heat setting. After some time comes on and the hob deactivates.

The relation between the heat setting and the time after which the hob deactivates:

Heat setting

, 1 - 3

4 - 7

8 - 9

10 - 14

The hob deactivates after

6 hours

5 hours

4 hours

1.5 hour


The heat setting

To set or change the heat setting:

Touch the control bar at the correct heat setting or move your finger along the control bar until you reach the correct heat setting.

4.4 Activating and deactivating the outer rings

You can adjust the surface you cook to the dimension of the cookware.

Use sensor field:

To activate the outer ring: touch the sensor field. The indicator comes on.

To deactivate the outer ring: touch the sensor field until the indicator goes out.

4.5 Automatic Heat Up

If you activate this function you can get a necessary heat setting in a shorter time.

The function sets the highest heat setting for some time and then decreases to the correct heat setting.

To activate the function the cooking zone must be cold.

To activate the function for a cooking zone: touch ( comes on).

Immediately touch the correct heat setting. After 3 seconds comes on.

To deactivate the function: change the heat setting.

4.6 Timer

Count Down Timer

You can use this function to set how long the cooking zone should operate for a single cooking session.

First set the cooking zone then set the function.

You can set the heat setting before or after you set the function.

To set the cooking zone: touch again and again until the indicator of a necessary cooking zone comes on.

To activate the function: touch of the timer to set the time (

00 - 99


When the indicator of the cooking zone starts to flash slowly the time counts down.

To see the remaining time: set the cooking zone with . The indicator of the cooking zone starts to flash quickly. The display shows the remaining time.

To change the time: set the cooking zone with . Touch or .

To deactivate the function: set the cooking zone with and touch . The remaining time counts back to 00 . The indicator of the cooking zone goes out.

When the time comes to an end, the sound operates and

00 flashes. The cooking zone deactivates.

To stop the sound: touch .

CountUp Timer (The count up timer)

You can use this function to monitor how long the cooking zone operates.

To set the cooking zone:

touch again and again until the indicator of a necessary cooking zone comes on.

To activate the function: touch of the timer. comes on. When the indicator of the cooking zone starts to flash slowly the time counts up. The display switches between and counted time (minutes).

To see how long the cooking zone operates: set the cooking zone with .

The indicator of the cooking zone starts to flash quickly. The display shows how long the zone operates.

To deactivate the function: set the cooking zone with and touch or .

The indicator of the cooking zone goes out.

Minute Minder

You can use this function as a Minute

Minder when the hob is activated and the cooking zones do not operate (the heat setting display shows ).

To activate the function: touch .

Touch or of the timer to set the time. When the time comes to an end, the sound operates and 00 flashes.

To stop the sound: touch .


The function has no effect on the operation of the cooking zones.


This function sets all cooking zones that operate to the lowest heat setting.

When the function operates, you cannot change the heat setting.

The function does not stop the timer functions.

To activate the function: touch . comes on.

To deactivate the function: touch .

The previous heat setting comes on.

4.8 Lock

You can lock the control panel while cooking zones operate. It prevents an accidental change of the heat setting.

Set the heat setting first.

To activate the function: touch . comes on for 4 seconds. The Timer stays on.

To deactivate the function: touch .

The previous heat setting comes on.

When you deactivate the hob, you also deactivate this function.

4.9 The Child Safety Device

This function prevents an accidental operation of the hob.

To activate the function: activate the hob with . Do not set the heat setting.

Touch for 4 seconds. comes on.

Deactivate the hob with .

To deactivate the function: activate the hob with . Do not set the heat setting.

Touch for 4 seconds. comes on.

Deactivate the hob with .

To override the function for only one cooking time: activate the hob with .


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comes on. Touch for 4 seconds.

Set the heat setting in 10 seconds.

You can operate the hob. When you deactivate the hob with the function operates again.

4.10 OffSound Control

(Deactivation and activation of the sounds)

Deactivate the hob. Touch for 3 seconds. The display comes on and goes out. Touch for 3 seconds. or




Refer to Safety chapters.

5.1 Cookware

The bottom of the cookware must be as thick and flat as possible.

Cookware made of enamelled steel and with aluminium or copper bottoms can cause the colour change on the glass-ceramic surface.

5.2 Energy saving

• If it is possible, always put the lids on the cookware.

• Put cookware on a cooking zone before you start it.

comes on. Touch of the timer to choose one of the following:

• - the sounds are off

• - the sounds are on

To confirm your selection wait until the hob deactivates automatically.

When the function is set to you can hear the sounds only when:

• you touch

• Minute Minder comes down

• Count Down Timer comes down

• you put something on the control panel.

• Use the residual heat to keep the food warm or to melt it.

• The bottom of the pans and cooking zones must have the same dimension.

5.3 Öko Timer (Eco Timer)

To save energy, the heater of the cooking zone deactivates before the count down timer sounds. The difference in the operation time depends on the heat setting level and the length of the cooking operation.

5.4 Examples of cooking applications

The data in the table is for guidance only.

Heat setting Use to:

- 1

1 - 3

1 - 3

Keep cooked food warm.

Hollandaise sauce, melt: butter, chocolate, gelatine.

Solidify: fluffy omelettes, baked eggs.


(min) as necessary


Put a lid on the cookware.

5 - 25 Mix from time to time.

10 - 40 Cook with a lid on.


Heat setting Use to:

3 - 5

5 - 7

7 - 9

7 - 9

9 - 12

Simmer rice and milkbased dishes, heating up readycooked meals.

Steam vegetables, fish, meat. 20 - 45 Add some tablespoons of liquid.

Steam potatoes.

20 - 60 Use max. ¼ l water for 750 g of potatoes.

Cook larger quantities of food, stews and soups.

Gentle fry: escalope, veal cordon bleu, cutlets, rissoles, sausages, liver, roux, eggs, pancakes, doughnuts.




25 - 50 Add the minimum twice as much liquid as rice, mix milk dishes part procedure through.

60 -

150 as necessary

Up to 3 l liquid plus ingredients.

Turn halfway through.

12 - 13


Heavy fry, hash browns, loin steaks, steaks.

5 - 15 Turn halfway through.

Boil water, cook pasta, sear meat (goulash, pot roast), deep-fry chips.




Refer to Safety chapters.

6.1 General information

• Clean the hob after each use.

• Always use cookware with clean bottom.

• Scratches or dark stains on the surface have no effect on how the hob operates.

• Use a special cleaner applicable for the surface of the hob.

• Use a special scraper for the glass.

6.2 Cleaning the hob

• Remove immediately: melted plastic, plastic foil, and food with sugar. If not,



the dirt can cause damage to the hob.

Put the special scraper on the glass surface at an acute angle and move the blade on the surface.

• Remove when the hob is sufficiently cool: limescale rings, water rings, fat stains, shiny metallic discoloration. Clean the hob with a moist cloth and some detergent. After cleaning, rub the hob dry with a soft cloth.


Refer to Safety chapters.

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7.1 What to do if...


You cannot activate or operate the hob.

Possible cause

The hob is not connected to an electrical supply or it is connected incorrectly.

The fuse is released.


Check if the hob is correctly connected to the electrical supply. Refer to the connection diagram.

Make sure that the fuse is the cause of the malfunction. If the fuse releases again and again, contact a qualified electrician.

Activate the hob again and set the heat setting in less than 10 seconds.

Touch only one sensor field.

You touched 2 or more sensor fields at the same time.

STOP+GO function operates.

There is water or fat stains on the control panel.

You put something on one or more sensor fields.

Refer to "Daily use" chapter.

Clean the control panel.

An acoustic signal sounds and the hob deactivates.

An acoustic signal sounds when the hob is deactivated.

The hob deactivates.

Remove the object from the sensor fields.

Residual heat indicator does not come on.

Automatic Heat Up function does not operate.

The zone is hot.

The highest heat setting is set.

You cannot activate the outer ring.

You put something on the sensor field .

The zone is not hot because it operated only for a short time.

Remove the object from the sensor field.

If the zone operated sufficiently long to be hot, speak to an Authorised

Service Centre.

Let the zone become sufficiently cool.

The highest heat setting has the same power as the function.

Activate the inner ring first.

There is a dark area on the multiple zone.

It is normal that there is a dark area on the multiple zone.



The sensor fields become hot.

There is no signal when you touch the panel sensor fields.

Possible cause Remedy

The cookware is too large or you put it too near to the controls.

Put large cookware on the rear zones if possible.

The signals are deactivated. Activate the signals.

Refer to "Daily use" chapter.

comes on.

comes on.

Automatic Switch Off operates.

The Child Safety Device or the Lock function operates.

Deactivate the hob and activate it again.

Refer to "Daily use" chapter.

7.2 If you cannot find a solution...

If you cannot find a solution to the problem yourself, contact your dealer or an Authorised Service Centre. Give the data from the rating plate. Give also three digit letter code for the glass ceramic (it is in the corner of the glass surface) and an




Refer to Safety chapters.

8.1 Before the installation

Before you install the hob, write down the information bellow from the rating plate.

The rating plate is on the bottom of the hob.

Serial number ...........................


Built-in hobs

Only use the built-in hobs after you assemble the hob into correct built-in units and work surfaces that align to the standards.

the electrical supply for some time. Disconnect the fuse from the electrical system of the house. Connect it again. If comes on again, speak to an Authorised Service Centre.

error message that comes on. Make sure, you operated the hob correctly. If not the servicing by a service technician or dealer will not be free of charge, also during the warranty period. The instructions about the Service Centre and conditions of guarantee are in the guarantee booklet.

During installation in combustible matter,

NIN SEV 1000 and fire protection guidelines and regulations of the

Association of Cantonal Fire Insurance shall be strictly adhered to.

8.3 Connection cable

• The hob is supplied with a connection cable.

• To replace the damaged mains cable use the following (or higher) mains cable type: H05VV-F. Speak to your local Service Centre.

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8.4 Electrical connection

Install the hob with a socket supply line. If there is no socket supply line, the fixed home electrical system must include an isolating device with at least a 3 mmcontact separation to enable a simultaneous and all-pole cut off from the mains (according to NIN SEV 1000).


Assembly min.

500mm min.




R 5mm



















25mm min.


ENGLISH 15 min. 25mm




35mm min.

20 mm min.

25 mm



9.1 Rating plate


Typ 58 HBD AA XO

Ser.Nr. .................


9.2 Cooking zones specification

PNC 941 591 787 00

400 V 50 Hz

7.9 kW

Left front

Left rear

900 / 1800


Cooking zone diameter [mm]

120 / 180


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Right front

Right rear


1500 / 2600

Cooking zone diameter [mm]


165 / 290

For optimal cooking results use cookware not larger than the diameter of the cooking zone.




Customer Service Centres

Industriestrasse 10

5506 Mägenwil

Morgenstrasse 131

3018 Bern

Zürcherstrasse 204E

9000 St. Gallen

Seetalstrasse 11

6020 Emmenbrücke

St. Jakob-Turm Birsstrasse 320B

4052 Basel

Comercialstrasse 19

7000 Chur

Point of Service

Le Trési 6

1028 Préverenges

Via Violino 11

6928 Manno

Spare parts service Industriestrasse 10,

5506 Mägenwil, Tel. 0848 848 111

Specialist advice/Sale Badenerstrasse

587, 8048 Zürich, Tel. 044 405 81 11

Warranty For each product we provide a two-year guarantee from the date of purchase or delivery to the consumer (with a guarantee certificate, invoice or sales receipt serving as proof). The guarantee



covers the costs of materials, labour and travel. The guarantee will lapse if the operating instructions and conditions of use are not adhered to, if the product is incorrectly installed, or in the event of damage caused by external influences, force majeure, intervention by third parties or the use of non-genuine components.

Return the product to your local recycling facility or contact your municipal office.

Recycle the materials with the symbol .

Put the packaging in applicable containers to recycle it. Help protect the environment and human health and to recycle waste of electrical and electronic appliances. Do not dispose appliances marked with the symbol with the household waste.

For Switzerland:

Where should you take your old equipment?

Anywhere that sells new equipment or hand it in to official SENS collection points or official SENS recycling firms.

The list of official SENS collection points can be found at www.erecycling.ch



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