GE Appliances UseandCareGuide Halogen/Radiant Cooktop Problem Solver ... 3–5 More questions ?…call GE Answer Center® 800.626.2000 Consumer Services Important Phone Numbers... 15 Model and Serial Numbers ... 2 Removal of Packaging Tape ... 2 Warranty ... Back Cover ... 12, 13 ...
Wipe dry and then apply an appliance polish to thoroughly clean and protect the surface. NOTE: The plastic tape must be removed before using the cooktop. It cannot be removed after the cooktop has been heated. IF YOU NEED SERVICE…...
• Clean the cooktop with caution. If a wet sponge or cloth is used to wipe spills on a hot surface unit, be careful to avoid steam burns.
• Do not leave paper products, cooking utensils or food on the cooktop when not in use. (continued) • Avoid scratching the glass cooktop. The cooktop can be scratched with items such as sharp instruments, rings or other jewelry and rivets on clothing.
• To avoid possible damage to the cooking surface, do not apply the cleaning cream to the glass surface when it is hot. FEATURES OF YOUR COOKTOP Feature Index 1 Radiant Surface Unit 2 Radiant Surface Unit Control Knobs...
After turning the control off, the glass cooktop is hot from the heat of the pan, but cooking stops right away. Heats by direct contact with the pan, so pans must be flat on the bottom for good cooking results.
The HOT SURFACE lights will stay lit until the cooktop is safe to touch. It is not unusual for the lights to stay lit for 30 minutes. HOT SURFACE...
The ten-position halogen control produces the following variation in cooking power. Switch Settings • If the halogen/radiant cooktop is connected to 208 volts, you will notice some increase in cooking times. Position Brightness Typical Heater...
Aluminum: heavy weight recommended Good conductivity. Aluminum residues sometimes appear as scratches on the cooktop, but can be removed if cleaned immediately. Because of its low melting point, thin weight aluminum should not be used. Copper Bottom: recommended Good performance, but copper may leave residues which can appear as scratches.
• Do not use the surface as a cutting board. • Don’t store heavy items above the cooktop. If they drop onto the cooktop, they can cause damage.
Observe the Following Points in Canning 1. Be sure the canner fits over the center of the surface unit. If your cooktop or its location does not allow the canner to be centered on the surface unit, use smaller diameter pots for good canning results.
To maintain and protect the surface of your new glass cooktop follow these basic steps. Before you use the cooktop for the first time, clean it with cleaning cream. This helps protect the top and makes clean-up easier.
Be sure that the surface unit control knobs are turned off and that the entire cooktop is cool before cleaning. Do not use a cooktop cleaner on a hot cooktop. The fumes can be hazardous to your health and can chemically attack the glass surface.
If a circuit breaker is involved, reset it. If the control box uses fuses, the cooktop fuse (a cartridge-type) should be changed, BUT ONLY BY SOMEONE FAMILIAR WITH ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS.
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