Hot Surface Indicator Light
On ceramic glass models, the Hot Surface indicator light
is located on the console panel.
The Hot Surface indicator light will glow as long as any surface
cooking area is too hot to touch, even after the surface cooking
area is turned off.
Triple Zone Cooking Element
The Triple Zone cooking element offers flexibility depending on
the size of the cookware. Single size can be used in the same
way as a regular element. The dual and triple sizes combine the
single, dual, and outer elements and is recommended for larger
cookware, larger quantities of food, and home canning.
Dual Zone Cooking Element (on some models)
The Dual Zone cooking element offers flexibility depending on the
size of the cookware. Single size can be used in the same way as
a regular element. The dual size combines both the single and
outer element and is recommended for larger size cookware.
Rapid Boil Element (right front element)
The Rapid Boil cooking element offers additional cooking
flexibility. The Rapid Boil cooking element can be used to boil
liquids faster. The lowest melt setting can be used to prepare
sauces, to brown or saute foods, and to keep foods at a low
temperature. Use cookware appropriate in size for the Rapid
Boil cooking element.
The Melt cooking element offers flexibility due to a wide range
of settings between High and Melt. The High heat option can be
used to boil small amounts of liquid quickly. To reduce the power
setting, turn the knob clockwise. The Melt setting is designed
for delicate foods that require low heat, such as when melting
chocolate or holding sauces. Use cookware appropriate in
size for the Melt cooking element.
Warm Zone Element
Food Poisoning Hazard
Do not let food sit in oven more than one hour before
or after cooking.
Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness.
Use the Cooktop Warm Zone element to keep cooked foods
warm. One hour is the recommended maximum time to maintain
Do not use it to heat cold foods.
The Warm Zone element can be used alone or when any of the
other surface cooking areas are being used.
The Warm Zone element area will not glow red when cycling on.
However, the Cooktop On indicator light will be displayed when
the Warm Zone is in use.
Use only cookware recommended for oven and cooktop use.
Cover all foods with a lid or aluminum foil. When warming
baked goods, allow a small opening in the cover for moisture
To avoid damage to the cooktop, do not use plastic wrap to
cover food because the plastic wrap may melt.
Use pot holders or oven mitts to remove food.
To turn on, turn knob to the On position.
To turn off, turn knob to the Off position.