Setting Surface Controls
OPERATING THE SINGLE SURFACE RADIANT ELEMENTS
The cooktop has single radiant surface elements at 3 locations; the right, center and
left rear (Fig. 1) element positions.
To Operate the Single Surface Element
1. Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element.
2. Push in and turn the surface control knob in either direction to the desired setting
3. Start most cooking operations on a higher setting and then turn to a lower setting
4. When cooking has completed, turn the surface control knob to OFF before
See page 8 for recommended control settings.
Radiant surface elements may appear to have cooled after they have been turned OFF. HE (Hot Element)
message will turn ON and will continue to glow until the glass cooktop has cooled down to a moderate
level. The glass surface may still be hot and burns may occur if the glass surface is touched before the
HE (Hot Element) message has turned OFF.
Do not place plastic items such as salt and pepper shakers, spoon holders or plastic wrappings on top
of the range when it is in use. These items could melt or ignite. Potholders, towels or wooden spoons
could catch fire if placed too close to the surface elements.
using the ESEC digital display window to verify (Fig.2). Turn the knob to adjust
the setting as needed.
to finish cooking. Each surface element provides a constant amount of heat at
each setting. A glowing red surface heating area extending beyond the bottom
edge of the cookware indicates the cookware is too small for the surface
removing the cookware. Note: The HE message will appear in the display after
turning the control knob to OFF if the cooktop is still hot and remain on until the
heating surface area has cooled sufficiently.