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Troubleshooting Tips - GE JGP979 Owner's Manual

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Burnersdo notlight
Possible Causes
Plug
on cooktop
is not
completely
h_serted
in the
electrical
outlet.
What To Do
• Make sure electrical
plug is plugged
into a live, properly
grounded
outlet.
Gas supply not commcted
• See the Installation Instructions sect.ion.
or turned
on.
A fuse in your home may be
• Replace the filse or reset the circuit
breaker.
blown or the circuit breaker
tripped.
Igniter
orifice in burner body
• Remove
the obstruction.
may be dogged.
Burner parts not replaced
• See Sealed
Bm'ner
Modules
in the Care and cleaning
correctly,
of the cooktop
section.
Hole
in burner
top behind
• Use a small sewing
needle
to mq)lug.
the igniter
may be clogged.
Burnershaveyellow or
The combustion quality of
yellow-tippedflamesor
burner flames needs to be
flameslift offtheport
determhmd
visually.
• Use the
illustrations
below
to detemfine
if yore" bm'ner
flaules
are
noi_/nal.
If burner
flames
look
like
A, a(!just
the
air shutter.
Nolmal
burner
flalnes
shoukl
look
like
B.
Air shutter
needs
to
be adjusted.
A-Fellow flames
Adjust the air shutter
B-Soft blue flames
Normal for natural gas
• Close
the
shutter
on
_ .......
_
Screw
the
inixer
tt,be
until
_
_/_._
the
flames
settle
on
_">,,_4"
..-.,re- A irShutter
the
burner
ports.
"-"_
_\/
Air Opening -_-""'''"*_"_9]
To Close
To Open
Burner parts not replaced
• See Care and cleaning of the cooktop section.
correctly.
Flamestoo high or too
low at the LOW setting
Adjust
the
low
flame
setting.
1.I,ight
the top burners
and
continue
turning
all of the surtace
knobs
to LOW.
2.Remove
all 4 knobs.
3A_Vith a slnall
flat-blade
Valve
Stem
screwdlJver,
ttu'i_ the wdve
set screws
clockwise
to
/"
decrease
flaille
size,
counterclockwise
to increase
flame
size.
A(!iust
tmtil the flame
is about
the same
height
as the top of the buri_er.
4.Replace
the knobs.
Clockwise _ Counterc!ockwise
to increase
to reduce
flame size _
flame size
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