Models with Ceramic
The Electronic Surface Element Control (ESEC) (some models)
Hot Surface Indicator
After using any of the radiant element positions the cooktop will become very hot. After turning
any of these elements OFF, the cooktop will remain HOT for some time. The "Hot Surface"
indicator light will glow whenever any of the element positions becomes HOT. The Hot Surface
indicator light will remain ON while hot and turn OFF once the cooktop has cooled sufficiently.
ESEC Error Indicator
An error message will be displayed (flashing "Er") at power up (or after a power failure) ifANY
of the surface control knobs were left in the ON positions (See Figure 1 ). If a power failu re should
occur, be sure to set all of the surface control knobs to the OFF position. This will reset the
Once the surface controls have been set to the OFF positions, the surface controls should return
to normal operation. If the surface controls do not function and the"Fr" message remains in any
display after following these procedures, contact an authorized servicer for assistance.
Feature ( - = )
The ESEC feature will not operate during a Self-Clean cycle. Whenever the ESEC Lockout
feature is active, " - - " will appear in any display window (See Figure 2).
Figu re 1
The cooktop has single radiant surface elements at location as shown on figures 4 to 5.
Place correctly sized cookware on the radiant surface element.
Push in and turn the surface control knob in either di rection to the desi red setting (Figu re
3). Turn the knob to adjust the setting if desired. Start most cooking operations on a
higher setting and then turn to a lower setting to finish cooking. Each surface element
provides a constant amount of heat at each setting. Aglowing red surface heating area
extending beyond the bottom edge of the cookware indicates the cookware istoo small
for the surface heating area.
When cooking has completed, turn the surface control knob to OFF before removing
the cookware. Note: The Surface Indicator light will come on when the control knob will
be turn on and will continue to glow until the glass cooktop has cooled down to a
moderate level. The light may remain on even though the controls are turned OFF.
Note: See Figure 1 on page 9 for recommended control settings.
Figure 4 - Model B
Left & Right Rear
Elements and Left front
Figure 5 -Model C
Left & Right Rear
and Left front element
Figure 6 - Model D
Left Rear Element
Bridge element (Left Front) can
also be used as a singe element
(see page 12)