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GE JP340 Use And Care Manual

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Operating Instructions, Tips
Appliance Registration..................................2
Canning Tips .................................................11
Controls ........................................................7, 8
Cookware Tips .........................................9, 10
Cooktop Comparison.....................................6
Features ............................................................5
Glass Cooktop Cleaning .............................12
Cooktop Frame.............................................13
Control Knobs ...............................................13
Glass Cooktop Cleaning .............................12
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UseandCareGuide
Radiant Cooktop
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More questions ?...call
Important Phone Numbers........................15
Model and Serial Numbers ..........................2
Removal of Packaging Tape ........................2
Warranty ........................................Back Cover
Model: JP340
164D2966P175-1
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Glass Cooktop Cleaning ...12 GE Appliances UseandCareGuide 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 ...14 ...15...
  • Page 2: Appliance Registration

    Wipe dry and then apply an appliance polish to thoroughly clean and protect the surface. NOTE: The plastic tape must be removed from the chrome trim on cooktop parts. It cannot be removed after the cooktop has been heated. IF YOU NEED SERVICE…...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    • 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. Some cleansers can produce noxious fumes if applied to a hot surface.
  • Page 4 (continued) • Be careful when placing spoons or other stirring utensils on glass cooktop surface when it is in use. They may become hot and could cause burns. • Avoid heating an empty pan. Doing so may damage the cooktop and the pan.
  • Page 5: Features

    • Use a deep fat thermometer whenever possible to prevent overheating fat beyond the smoking point. • Never leave jars or cans of fat drippings on or near your cooktop. FEATURES OF YOUR COOKTOP Feature Index 1 Glass Ceramic Cooktop 2 Surface Unit 3 Model and Serial Numbers (Under the unit.)
  • Page 6: Cooktop Comparison

    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.
  • Page 7: Controls

    At both OFF and HI the control “clicks” into position. In a quiet kitchen, you may hear slight “clicking” sounds—an indication that the heat settings you selected are being maintained. How to Set the Controls 1. Grasp the control knob. 2.
  • Page 8 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: Good performance, but copper may leave residues which can appear as scratches.
  • Page 9: Cookware Tips

    CAUTION: When the surface controls are turned off, the HOT SURFACE indicator light will remain lit until the cooktop surface has cooled to approximately 150°F. The glass ceramic surface will retain heat after the indicator light goes out.
  • Page 10 • 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.
  • Page 11: Canning Tips

    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.
  • Page 12: Glass Cooktop Cleaning

    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.
  • Page 13: Care And 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. BE SURE ELECTRICAL POWER IS OFF AND ALL SURFACES ARE COOL BEFORE CLEANING ANY PART OF THE COOKTOP.
  • Page 14: Problem Solver

    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.
  • Page 15: Ge Answer Center® 800.626.2000

    We’ll Be There With the purchase of your new GE appliance, receive the assurance that if you ever need information or assistance from GE, we’ll be there. All you have to do is call—toll-free! GE Answer Center® 800.626.2000 Whatever your question about any GE major appliance, GE Answer Center information service is available to help.
  • Page 16: Warranty

    To know what your legal rights are in your state, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 Recycled Paper Part No.