Caution & Care for Elica Appliances Safety Precautions and Maintenance suggestions :

  1. Do not pull the chord to disconnect the plug. Remove the plug itself from the socket.
  2. Do not attempt to dismantle the built in product.
  3. All the enamelled and the glass parts should be cleaned with warm water and neutral solution.
  4. Any food spills (water, gravy, coffee ,tea, milk, oil etc.) on the built in product should be wiped away before they dry .
  5. Do not use abrasive or corrosive products, chlorine-based cleaner or hard rubbing for built in.
  6. Do not use the vapour cleaning appliances.
  7. Do Not Use any Cooking Utensils/Aids which cover the Burners & Touch the Glass of Built-in Hob or Cooktop for eg. Bati Cooker, Kaladu, Gas Tandoor, Gas oven, Paniyarrakal Maker, Charcoal Chimney lighter etc.
  8. Metallic/ colored glass cooktops are prone to discoloration if Bati Cooker, Kaladu, Gas Tandoor, Gas oven, Paniyarrakal Maker, Charcoal Chimney lighter etc or any such utensils covering the burner are used, hence do not use such utensils.
  9. Do not use flammable material in or nearby of built in product.
  10. Do not leave acid or alkaline substances , such as vinegar, gravy/ curry, salt, sugar or lemon juice on the hob.
  11. Electrical socket for Hobs should not be near to cylinder area.
  12. The hood must be installed exactly above the cooker hob.
  13. The minimum safety distance between the Hood and cooktop is 650 mm in case of electric cooker and 750mm in case of gas burner.For vertical hoods distance between gas burner a Kitcheood should be 450mm – 550 mm max
  14. Glass used in all appliances is a tempered glass will only break and crystalise on impact, hence avoid any impact on the glass.
  15. Ensure that the hood is equal or of larger size than the built in hob / cooktop.
  16. Make sure to keep  your hood in horizontal position.
  17. Do not "flambé" food under the hood. Naked flames could cause fire.
  18. Do not leave pans unattained when frying. Cooking oil can catch fire.
  19. Never use flammable materials duct to extract air from hood.
  20. To clean the interior and exterior of the hood body by using a dry or wet soft cloth with a neutral liquid detergent after cooking.
  21. Do not use multiple plug adaptors or extension board in case of built in product.
  22. Do not allow children to use the appliance without supervision.
  23. The accessible parts of the oven may get very hot during use. Keep children away.
  24. Do not touch the heating elements in the Oven and MWO.
  25. Never hang anything heavy on the oven door handle.
  26. Do not cover the bottom of the oven with aluminium foil or other objects.
  27. Oven / Microwave door must be kept clean.
  28. Do not pour water directly  inside of the hot oven. The enamel coating could be damaged.
  29. Never touch the oven with any wet part of the body and do not operate it with bare feet.
  30. Use Oven gloves to remove the pan and accessories when the oven is hot.
  31. Do not use sealed containers / eggs in the oven. The pressure that develops inside the container might cause it to explode, damaging the Oven.
  32. Do not use containers made of synthetic material for cooking in Oven. They could melt at high temperature.
  33. Use only recommended Oven or Microwave oven safe cookware.
  34. Keep an eye on the oven if you are using a lot of fat or oil. Oil and fat can over heat and catch fire.
  35. Never pull out fully loaded shelves.
  36. Before using the oven remove stickers on the front, Oven Door and in Accessories, except for rating label.
  37. For first time use of Oven-Heat it 200 degree Celsius  for about an hour to eliminate the smell of the protective grease and insulating materials. Keep the window open during this operation.
  38. Please peel the protective (PVC) film before using any appliance. PVC is inflammable.
  39. Gas Built in Hob / Cooktop must be used in well ventilated room .
  40. Hobs Burner cups should be cleaned with damp Scotch Brite sponge wipe after spillage & Glass should be cleaned as and when required with any Glass cleaner available in market. While cleaning Burner Cups ensure that the burners are cold ( do not touch hot burners), lift the burners from the burner cup and clean the burner cup as indicated above , place burners back in place properly. Caution : do not place burners in correctly. Stainless steel plates below burners can be cleaned with scotch brite scrubber and wiped with damp sponge wipes. Built in Hob grids should be removed from hob when cold ( do not attempt to touch immediately after cooking as the grids remain hot for a while even if cooking is done) and scrubbed with detergent  and washed under tap dried with cloth and should be placed back on hob.
  41. To optimise the usage of your Hob , placing correct vessel on the burner is important. Ensure the Vessel base Diameter is larger than the burner. Usage of Flat bottom vessels avoids wastage of fuel.
  42. Gas consumption is directly related to the usage and correct usage of vessels.
  43. To convert your Hob from LPG to CNG , kindly call authorised service centre or SMS Elica <space > service to 9220092200.
  44. Do not modify Built in Hob to use as free standing cooktop.
  45. For proper working of your appliance ensure there is proper earthing provided at all electrical points and ensure that appliance is plugged in sockets as per requirement ( Kitchenhood & Built in Hob 5Amp  AC supply &  all other appliances 15 Amp AC supply)
  46. Do not wash Built in Hob with water as it can damage Auto ignition generator.
  47. Change battery of your hob/cooktop for uninterrupted usage of Auto ignition every 6 months (1.5 V D type Battery)change battery of  your hob only if it  has battery operated ignition.
  48. Dishwasher should be cleaned internally regularly and vessels should be rinsed before placing in dishwasher
  49. In case you are using hand held Gas Lighter to ignite the burners, hold the lighter without touching the burner. In case the lighter touches the burner, the burner can create back firing noise, in such incidence, switch off the burner and relight the burner holding the lighter without touching the burner.
  50. For optimum suction never keep fan ON or window open while chimney is operational.
  51. For Service please SMS @ Elica <space> Service to 9220092200
Built In Product

Requirement(Cleaning)

Frequency

By Whom

Reference

KitchenHoods

Metal Filter/Oil cup

Once in 15 days

Customer

User Manual

KitchenHoods

Blower

Once in a 6 months

Customer care

Service Manual

KitchenHoods

Charcoal Filters

Replace every 3-4 months

Customer care

Service Manual

Built in Hobs/Cooktop/Oven /MWO

Top/Cavity

After each cooking

Customer

User Manual

Built in Hobs/Cooktop /Oven /MWO

Burner/accessories

Once in a month

Customer

User Manual

Built in Hobs

Burner Cup

After Spillage

Customer

User Manual

Dishwasher

Internal cavity

Once in a month

Customer

User manual