GE 36 Owner's Manual

Stainless steel professional 36′′ and 48′′ gas cooktops
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Stainless Steel
36" and 48"
Gas Cooktops


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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual Stainless Steel Professional 36″ and 48″ Gas Cooktops...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Your new Monogram cooktop makes an eloquent statement of style, convenience and kitchen planning flexibility. Whether you chose it for its purity of design, assiduous attention to detail— or for both of these reasons—you’ll find that your Monogram cooktop’s superior blend of form and function will delight you for years to come.
  • Page 3 It lists causes of minor operating problems that you can correct yourself. NEXT, if you are still not pleased, write all the details—including your phone number—to: Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    When using your appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including the following: • Have the installer show you the location of the cooktop gas cut-off valve and how to shut it off if necessary. • Be sure all packing materials are removed...
  • Page 5 • Do not allow anyone to climb, stand or hang on the drip tray handles or cooktop. They could damage the cooktop and even tip it over, causing severe personal injury.
  • Page 6 You Smell Gas. • Do not use aluminum foil to line any part of the cooktop. Using a foil liner could result in a fire hazard or the obstruction of the flow of combustion and ventilation air. Foil is an excellent heat insulator and heat will be trapped underneath it.
  • Page 7 • If a combination of oils or fats will be used in frying, stir together before heating or as fats melt slowly. • Do not leave any items on the cooktop. The hot air from the vent may ignite flammable items and will increase pressure in closed containers, which may cause them to burst.
  • Page 8: Features

    Grille Drain Tubes Drip Trays Burner Control Knobs Grille Control Knob Griddle Flue Cover (Vent) Griddle Griddle Control Knob Features of Your Cooktop Stainless Steel Cooktop ZGU36L4D ZGU36N4D ZGU36L4R ZGU36N4R ZGU36L6 ZGU36N6 Page 9, 18 3, 24 12–14, 16...
  • Page 9: Using Your Cooktop

    When using the simmer burner always ensure that it lights from the main burner. Burners Your new professional gas cooktop is equipped with burners typical of those used in restaurants. These burners are designed in two pieces for easy cleaning and control.
  • Page 10: Simmering

    This “extinction pop” is normal for propane gas. Simmering Your new professional gas cooktop has exceptionally low simmering capabilities. The center simmer cap serves as a heat diffuser to spread out the heat to avoid having a center hot spot.
  • Page 11 Flame The correct height of the flame mainly depends height on the size of the bottom of the cooking utensil, the material of the cooking utensil, the amount and type of food and the amount of liquid in the utensil. For safe handling of cookware, never let the flame extend up the sides of the cookware.
  • Page 12 When you are finished cooking, allow the grille and the drip trays to cool before cleaning them. They should be cleaned each time they are used. Using Your Cooktop Stainless Steel Cooktop Glass: There are two types of glass cookware—...
  • Page 13 Grille rack The two-piece rack is reversible. Place the side with the two grooved tabs toward the back of the cooktop. The grille rack is made of cast Type 304 stainless steel. The rack will change color when subjected to the heat of the grille, and as oils cook onto the surface.
  • Page 14 This will ensure a tight fit of the flue cover. Using Your Cooktop Stainless Steel Cooktop • The doneness of meat is affected by the thickness of the cut. It is impossible to cook a thin piece of meat to a rare doneness.
  • Page 15 Seasoning Before using the griddle for the first time, the griddle it must be seasoned. If the griddle has not been used for a period of time, it should be reseasoned. To season the griddle: 1 Clean the griddle thoroughly with hot, soapy water to remove any protective coating.
  • Page 16: Ceramic Briquettes

    ® ® or Cameo. Care and Cleaning Stainless Steel Cooktop Chipping or cracking of the briquettes may occur as they may get brittle with age, depending on the frequency of use. This is normal and does not affect the performance.
  • Page 17: Griddle

    Drip trays, The drip tray or trays (depending on model) drip tray are located under the cooktop. If you have a griddle or a grille there will also be a tray liner. liners and The drip trays and liners are made of stainless drain tubes steel.
  • Page 18: Care And Cleaning

    When lifting the burner grates, be careful as they are heavy. Place them on a protected surface so they won’t scratch the surface of the cooktop. Care and Cleaning Stainless Steel Cooktop Ignitor...
  • Page 19: Burner Assembly

    • Improper air/gas ratio in burners. Call for service. • The spark ignitor is not deactivated. Turn the burner OFF and relight. Some ticking is normal. If ticking is excessive, call for service. • Improper air/gas ratio in burners. Call for service. Stainless Steel Cooktop...
  • Page 20 Notes Stainless Steel Cooktop...
  • Page 21: Consumer Services

    800.626.2000 Service Contracts You can have the secure feeling that GE Consumer Service will still be there after your warranty expires. Purchase a GE contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll receive a substantial discount. With a multiple-year contract, you’re assured of future 800- 626-2224 service at today’s prices.
  • Page 22 COVERED For one year from date of original purchase, we will provide, free of charge, parts and service labor in your home to repair or replace any part of the cooktop that fails because of a manufacturing defect. LIMITED FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY For five years from the date of original purchase, we will provide, free of charge, replacement gas surface burners if they fail in normal household use.
  • Page 23 Today Registration Product General Electric Company Warranty Registration Department P.O. Box 32150 Louisville, KY 40232-2150 Important Mail Ownership Consumer Appliances Place 1st Class Letter Stamp Here...
  • Page 24 To ensure that your product is registered, mail the separate product registration card. If the separate product registration card is missing, fold and mail the form below. No envelope is needed. Consumer Product Ownership Registration Product Cooktop Mrs. Miss First...

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