Yes, there is no problem with lighting it manually.

They get hot due to the heat transfer from the element. All our products comply with Australian standards.

Yes, when the oven reaches the temperature it's been set at.

The gas takes a little time to come through. Also the glow plug has to reach a certain temperature before igniting.

The standards are from a Government Body for all manufactured products to comply with.

"Steelkleen" dissolves stains and marks without harsh scratching. Suitable for stainless steel, various porcelain enamel, Weber kettles and sinks. Available in a bottle or single use sachets. Also available is a stainless steel protector in an easy to use spray bottle which will reduce fingerprints and marks on your appliance. To Order call Electrolux Spare Parts on 13 13 50