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User manual of Maytag MGC4430BDB12 (28 pages)
- IF YOU SMELL GAS:
- IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING PET
- BURNER CAP
- BURNER CAPS AND SEALED GAS BURNERS
- BURNER GRATES
- COOKTOP PORCELAIN ENAMEL
- SURFACEBURNERFAILSTO LIGHT.
- SURFACEBURNERFLAME LIFTS OFF PORTS.
- MAYTAGMAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY
Table of contents
Date of Purchase
Gas Coo op
Table of Contents
Care & Cleaning
Before You Call
Guide de L'utilisateur
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In our continuing effort to improve the quality and performance of our cooking products. it may be necessary to make changes to the appliance without revising this guide.
Form No. A/01/08 Part No. 8111 P524-60
+ 2006 Maytag Appliances Sales Co.
All rights reserved.
Printed in U.S.A.
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Warning and Important Safety Instructions appearing in this guide are not meant to cover all possible conditions and situations that may occur. Common sense. caution. and care must be exercised when installing. maintaining. or operating the appliance.
Always contact your dealer. distributor. ser vice agent. or manufacturer about problems or conditions you do not understand.
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WARNING- Hazards orunsafe practiceswhi& COULDresult inseverepersonal injuryor death.
CAUTION- Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result in minor personal injury.
Read and follow all instructions before using this appliance to prevent the potential risk of fire. lectric shock. personal injury or damage to the appliance as aresult of improper usage of the appliance. Use appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this guide.
To ensure proper and safe operation: Appli ance must be properly installed and grounded by a qualified technician. Do not attempt to adjust. repair. service. or replace any part of your appliance unless it is specifically recom mended inthis guide. All other servicing should be referred to a qualified servicer. Have the installer show you thelocation of thegas shut off valve and how to shut it off in an emergency.
Always disconnect power to appliance before servicing.
WARNING: Ifthe in
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liq uids in the vicinity of this or any appliance.
IF YOU SMELL GAS:
° Do not try to light anyappliance. ° Do not touch any electrical switch.
° Do not use any phone in your building. ° Immediately call your gas
° If you cannot reach yourgas supplier. call the fire department.
Installation and service must be
Gasleaks may occur in your system and result in adangerous situation. Gasleaks may not be detected by smell alone. Gas suppliers recommend you purchase and install an UL approved gas detector. In stall and use in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
To Preve. or Smoke Damage
NEVERleave anyitems on the cooktop.
The hot air may ignite flammable items and may increase pressure inclosedcon tainers which may cause them to burst.
Be sure all packing materials are removed from the appliance before operating it.
Keep area around appliance clear and free from combustible materials. gasoline. and other flammable vapors and materials.
If appliance is installed near a window. proper precautions should be taken to pre vent curtains from blowing over burners.
Many aerosol-type spray cans are EXPLO SIVE when exposed to heat and may be highly flammable. Avoid their use or stor age near an appliance.
Many plastics arevulnerable to heat. Keep plastics away from parts of the appliance that may become warm or hot. Donot leave plastic items on the cooktop as they may melt or soften if left too close to a lighted surface burner.
To eliminate the hazard of reaching over hot surface burners. cabinet storage should not be provided directly above a unit. If storage is provided. it should be limited to items which are used infrequently and which aresafely stored in an area subjected to heat from an appliance. Temperatures may be unsafe for some items. such as volatile liquids. cleaners or aerosol sprays.
Afaintgasodormayindicateagasleak.Ifa gasodorisdetected. shutoffthegassupply tothecooktop.
Callyourinstaller orlocalgas company tohavethepossible leakchecked.
Turn off appliance and ventilating hood to avoid spreading the flame.Extinguish flame then turn on hood to remove smoke and odor.
Smother fire or flame in a pan with a lid or cookiesheet.
NEVER pick up or move a flaming pan.
Donot use water on grease fires.Use baking soda. a dry chemical or foam-type extin guisher to smother fire or flame.
NEVER store items of interest to chil
NEVERleavechildren alone or unsupervised near the appliance when it is in use or is still hot.
NEVER allow children to sit or stand on any part of the appliance as they could be injured or burned.
Children must be taught that the appliance and utensils on it can be hot. Let hot utensils
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NEVER use this appliance as a space heater to heat or warm a room. Doing so may result in carbon monoxide poison ing and overheating of the oven.
NEVER cover any slots. holes or pas sages with materials such as aluminum foil. Doing so blocks air flow and may cause carbon monoxide poisoning. Alu minum foilmay also trap heat causing a fire hazard.
NEVERobstruct the flow ofcombustion
Do not use the cooktop as a storage area for food or cooking utensils.
Potentiallyhot surfacesinclude cooktop. and areas facing the cooktop.
Always place a pan on a surface burner be fore turning it on. Be sure you know which knob controls which surface burner. Make sure the correct burner is turned on and that
Always adjust surfaceburner flame sothat it does not extend beyond the bottom edge of the pan. An excessive flame is hazardous. wastes energy and may damage the appli ance. an or cabinets above the appliance.
NEVER leave a surface cooking operation unattended especially when using a high heat setting orwhen deep fat frying.Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers may ignite. Clean up greasy spills as soon as pos sible. Do not use high heat for extended cooking operations.
NEVER heat an unopened container on the surface burner. Pressure build-up may cause container to burst resulting in serious per sonal injury or damage to the appliance.
Usedry. sturdy potholders. Damp potholders may cause burns from steam. Dishtowels or other substitutes should never be used as
Always let quantities of hot fat used for deep fat frying cool before attempting to move or handle.
Donot let cooking grease or other flammable materials accumulate in or near the appli ance. ood or vent fan.Cleanhood frequently toprevent greasefrom accumulating onhood or filter. When flaming foods under the hood turn the fan on.
NEVER wear garments made of flammable material or loose fitting or long-sleeved ap parel while cooking. Clothing may ignite or catch utensil handles.
Use pans with flat bottoms and handles that are easilygrasped and stay cool.Avoid using unstable. warped. easily tipped or loose handled pans. Also avoid using pans. espe ciallysmall pans. with heavy handles as they could be unstable and easilytip. Pans that are heavy to move when filled with food may also be hazardous.
Be sure utensil is large enough to properly contain food and avoid boilovers. Pan size is
To minimize burns. ignition of flammable materials and spillage due to unintentional contactwith theutensil. do not extend handles over adjacent surface burners. Always turn pan handles toward the side or back of the appliance. not out into the room where they are easily hit or reached by small children.
Never let a pan boil dry as this could damage the utensil and the appliance.
Onlycertaintypesofglass. lass/ceramic. ceramicorglazedutensilsaresuitablefor cooktopusagewithoutbreakingduetothe suddenchangein temperature.
Follow manufacturer's instructions whenusing glass.
Thisappliance hasbeentestedforsafeperfor mance usingconventional cookware.
Donot useanydevices oraccessories thatarenot specifically recommended inthisguide.Do notuseeyelidcoversforthesurface unitsor stovetop grills.Theuseofdevices oraccesso riesthatarenotexpressly recommended in thismanualcancreate serious safetyhazards. resultinperformance problems. andreduce thelifeofthecomponents oftheappliance.
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Turn off all controls and wait for appliance parts to coolbeforetouching or cleaning them.
Donot touch theburner grates or surrounding areas until they have had sufficient time to cool.
Cleanappliance with caution.Usecareto avoid steam burns if awet sponge or cloth is used to wipe spillson ahot surface. Some cleaners can produce noxious fumes if applied to a hot surface.
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TheCalifornia SafeDrinking Water andToxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) requires the Governor of California to pub lish alist of substances known to the State of
California to cause cancer or reproductive harm. and requires businesses to warn cus tomers of potential exposures to such sub stances.
Users of this appliance are hereby warned that the burning of gas can result in low-level exposure to some of the listed substances. including benzene. formaldehyde and soot. due primarily to the incomplete combustion of natural gas or liquid petroleum (LP)fuels.
Properly adjusted burners will minimize in complete combustion. Exposure tothese sub stances can also be minimized by properly venting the burners to the outdoors.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING PET
BIRDS: Never keep pet birds in the kitchen or in rooms where thefumes from the kitchen
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Appliances which require electrical power are equipped with a three-prong grounding plug which must be
Always disconnect power to appliance be fore servicing.
Thethree-prong grounding plug offerspro tection against shock hazards. DO NOT CUT OR REMOVE THE THIRD GROUNDING PRONG FROM THE POWER CORD PLUG.
If an ungrounded. two-hole or other type electrical outlet is encountered. it is the personal responsibility of the appliance owner to have the outlet replaced with a properly grounded and polarized three hole electrical outlet.
Save These for Future Instructions Reference
• Ifflame should goout during acooking operation. turn theburner off.Ifastrong gas odor is detected. open a window and wait five minutes before relighting the burner.
Besure allsurface controls areset to the
OFF position prior to supplying gas to the cooktop.
NEVER touch cooktop until it has cooled.Expectsomeparts ofthecooktop. especially around the burners. to be come warm or hot during cooking. Use potholders to protect hands.
Surface Control Knobs
Use to turn on the surface Low burners.
HIGH setting a detent or notch may be felt.
Pilotless ignition eliminates the need for a constant standing pilot light. Each surface burner has a spark ignitor. Use care when cleaning around the surface burner.
Ifthe surface burner does not light. check if ignitor is broken. soiled or wet.
Setting the Controls
1. Place a pan on the burner grate. (To pre serve the grate finish. do not operate the burners without a pan on the grate to absorb the heat from the burner flame.)
2. Pushin knob and turnimmediately coun terclockwise to the LITEsetting.
A clicking (spark) sound will be heard and the burner will light. (Allignitors will spark when any surface burner knob is turned on. However. only the selected burner will light.)
3. Turn knob to desired setting.
4. Do not leave cooktop unattended.
Operating During a Power Failure
1. Hold a lighted match to the desired sur face burner head.
2. Push in and turn the control knob slowly to the desired setting.
When lighting the surface burners. be sure all of the controls are in the OFF
Do not leave the cooktop unattended when cooking during a power failure.
Suggested Heat Settings
The size and type of cookware will affect the heat setting.
HIGH UseHIGH tobring liquid toaboil. or reach pressure in apressure cooker.Always reduce setting to alower heat when liquids begin to boil or foods begin to cook.
An intermediate flame size is used to continue cooking. Food will not cook any faster when a higher flame setting is used than needed to maintain a gentle boil. Water boils at the same temperature whether boiling gently or vigorously.
Use LOW to simmer foods. keep foods warm and melt chocolate or butter.
Some cooking may take place on the LOW setting if the pan is covered. It is possible to reduce the heat by rotating the knob toward OFF.Be sure flame is stable.
Cooktop at a G|a.ce
1. Leftrearburner(9. 00BTUs).
2. Rightrear burner(9. 00BTUs).
3. Leftfrontburner(9. 00BTUs).
4. Rightfront burner(12. 00BTUs).
1. Leftfrontburner(9. 00BTUs).
2. Leftrearburner(10. 00BTUs).
3. Centerburner(9. 00BTUs).
4. Rightrearburner(9. 00BTUs).
5. Rightfront burner(12. 00BTUs).
To prevent the cooktop from discoloring or staining:
" Clean cooktop after each use.
• Wipe acidic or sugary spills as soon as the cooktop has cooled as these spills may discolor the surface.
Thesealed burners aresecured to the cooktop and are not designed to be removed.
Since the burners are sealed into the cooktop. boilovers or spills will not seep underneath the cooktop.
However. the burners should be cleaned af
Burner caps must be correctly placed on the burner baseforproper operation oftheburner.
High Performauce Burner*
There is one high speed burner on your cooktop. located in the right front position.
This burner offers higher speed cooking that
+BTUratings will vary when using LP gas.
The grates must be properly positioned be fore cooking. Improper installation of the grates may result inchipping ofthe cooktop.
Do not operate the burners without a pan on the grate. The grate's porcelain finish may chip without apan to absorb the heat from the burner flame.
Although the burner grates are durable. they will gradually lose their shine and/or discolor. due to the high temperatures of the gas flame.
A properly adjusted burner with clean ports ;viii light within a few seconds. If using natural gas. the flame will be blue with a deeper blue inner cone.
Ifthe burner flame isyellow or isnoisy. the air/gas mixture may be incorrect. Contact a service technician to adjust. (Adjustments are not covered by the warranty.)
With LP gas. some yellow tips on the flames are acceptable. This is normal and adjustment is not necessary.
With some types of gas. you may hear a "popping" sound when the surface burner is turned off.This is a normal operating sound of the burner.
To improve cooking efficiency and to prevent possible damage to the cooktop or pan. the flame must be adjusted so it does not extend beyond the edge of the pan.
Do not cleanin dishwasher or self-clean
• Be sure appliance is off and all parts are cool before handling or cleaning.
This is to avoid damage and possible burns.
To prevent staining or discoloration. clean appliance after each use.
If a part is removed. be sure it is cor rectly replaced.
BURNER CAPS AND SEALED GAS BURNERS
Removable Burner Caps
Allow burner to cool.Remove burner cap and wash in soapy water with a plastic scouring pad. For stubborn soils. clean with a soap-filled. nonabrasive pad or Cooktop Cleaning Creme (Part #20000001)**and a sponge.
Do not clean in dishwasher or self-clean
Clean frequently. Allow burner to cool.
Cleanwith soap and plastic scouring pad.
Forstubborn soils. leanwith asoap-filled. nonabrasive pad.
Becareful not to get water into the center of the burner.
Use care when cleaning the ignitor. Ifthe ignitor is wet or damaged the surface burner will not light.
Toensure evencookingperformance. eep burner ports free of food soils/debris.
Wash grates with warm. oapy water and a nonabrasive. plastic scrubbing pad. For stubborn soils. clean with a soap-filled. nonabrasive pad or Co&top Cleaning Creme (Part #20000001)**and asponge.If soil remains. reapply Co&top Cleaning Creme. cover with a damp paper towel and soak for30minutes. Scrubagain. inse and dry.
Remove knobs in the OFF position by pulling up.
Wash. rinse and dry. Do not use abrasive cleaning agents as they may scratch the finish.
Turn on each burner to be sure the knobs
COOKTOP PORCELAIN ENAMEL
Porcelainenamel is glassfused on metal and may crack or chip with misuse. It is acid resistant. not acid proof. All spillovers. espe cially acidic or sugary spillovers. should be wiped up immediately with a dry cloth.
When cool. ash with soapy water. rinse and dry.
• Never wipe off a warm or hot surfacewith a damp cloth.This may cause cracking or chipping.
• Never use oven cleaners. brasiveor caus tic cleaning agents on exterior finish of co&top.
COOKTOP - STAINLESS STEEL (SELECT MODELS)
• DO NOT USEANY CLEANING PROD UCT CONTAINING CHLORINE BLEACH.
ALWAYS WIPE WITH THE GRAIN WHEN CLEANING.
• Daily Cleaning/Light Soil -- Wipe with one of the following- soapy water. white vinegar/ water solution. Formula409Glass and Surface Cleaner* or a similar glass cleaner- using a sponge or soft cloth.Rinse and dry. Topolish and help prevent finger prints. follow with Stainless Steel Magic Spray (Part No. 20000008)**.
• Moderate/Heavy Soil-- Wipe with one of the following- BonAmi*. mart Cleanser*. or SoftScrub*-using adamp sponge or soft cloth.Rinse and dry. Stubborn soilsmay be removed with a damp Scotch-Brite*pad; rub evenly with file grain. Rinse and dry.
To restore luster and remove streaks. fol
+ Brand names are registered trademarks of the respective manufacturers.
+*To order call 1-877-232-6771USA and 1-800-688-8408Canada.
• Discoloration -- Using a damp sponge or soft cloth. wipe with Cameo Stainless Steel Cleaner*. Rinse immediately and dry. To remove streaks and restore luster. follow
• Check to be sure plug is securely inserted into receptacle.
Check or re-set circuit breaker. Check or
Check power supply.
Check to be sure burner is correctly rated for your kind of gas.
• Check to be sure burner ports or ignition ports are not clogged.
Check tobe sure ignitor is dry and clicking.
Burner will not light if ignitor is damaged. soiled or wet. If ignitor doesn't click. urn control knob OFF.
Check to be sure burner cap is correctly seated on the burner base.
Check that the gas supply is on.
SURFACEBURNERFLAME LIFTS OFF PORTS.
• Check tobe sure apan issitting on the grate above.
• Contact an authorized servicer.
THE FLAME iS UNEVEN.
• Burner ports may be clogged.
Flame may need to be adjusted. Contact an authorized servicer.
SURFACEBURNERFLAME iS YELLOWiN COLOR.
• Contact an authorized servicer.
Some yellow tips on the flame are accept able when using LP gas.
MAYTAGMAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY
LIM ITED WARRANTY
For one year from the date of purchase. when this major appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product.
Maytag brand of Whirlpool Corporation or Whirlpool Canada LP (hereafter "Maytag") will pay for factory specified parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship.
Service must be provided by a Maytag designated service company. This limited warranty is valid only in the United States or Canada and applies only when the major appliance is used in the country in which it was purchased.
Outside the 50 United States and Canada. this limited warranty does not apply. Proof of original purchase date is required to obtain service under this limited warranty.
ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM WARRANTY
This limited warranty does not cover:
Service calls to correct the installation of your major appliance. to instruct you on how to use your major appliance. to replace or repair house fuses. or to correct house wiring or plumbing.
Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs. air filters or water filters. Consumable parts are excluded from warranty coverage.
Repairs when your major appliance is used for other than normal. single-family household use or when it is used in a manner that is contrary to published user or operator instructions and/or installation instructions.
Damage resulting from accident. alteration. misuse. abuse. fire. flood. acts of God. improper installation. installation not in accordance with electrical or plumbing codes. or use of consumables or cleaning products not approved by Maytag.
Cosmetic damage. including scratches. dents. chips or other damage to the finish of your major appliance. unless such damage results from defects in materials or workmanship and is reported to Maytag within 30 days from the date of purchase.
Any food loss due to refrigerator or freezer product failures.
Costs associated with the removal from your home of your major appliance for repairs. This major appliance is designed to be repaired in the home and only in-home service is covered by this warranty.
Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
Expenses for travel and transportation for product service if your major appliance is located in a remote area where service by an authorized Maytag servicer is not available.
10. The removal and reinstallation of your major appliance if it is installed in an inaccessible location or is not installed in accordance with published installation instructions.
11. Major appliances with original model/serial numbers that have been removed. altered or cannot be easily determined.
This warranty is void if the factory applied serial number has been altered or removed from your major appliance.
The cost of repair or replacement under these excluded circumstances shall be borne by the customer.
DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF REMEDIES CUSTOMER'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR AS PROVIDED HEREIN. IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR OR THE SHORTEST PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW. MAYTAG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
SOME STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. OR LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS. SO THESE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR PROVINCE TO PROVINCE.
If outside the 50 United States and Canada. contact your authorized Maytag dealer to determine if another warranty applies.
If you need service. first see the "Troubleshooting" section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking "Troubleshooting. you may find additional help by checking the "Assistance or Service" section or by calling Maytag.
In the U.S.A. call 1-800-688-9900.
In Canada. call 1-800-807-6777.
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