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GE JP383 Use And Care & Installation Manual

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Operating Instrutiions, ~ps
Coil Sudace Unit Module ...................l O, 11
Controls ............................................................9
Cooktop Comparison ....................................8
Cooktop Vent System ................................26
Features . . . ....................................................6, 7
Griddle Cooking Guide ...........................24
Grill Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-21
Grill Cooking Guide..................................2 1
Home Canning Tips ....................................25
Optional Accessories................................3, 8
Radiant Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-18
Solid Disk Module................................l 2-15
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Control Panel and Knobs...........................27
Grill Module...................................................29
Radiant Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Solid Disk Module . . . . ...................................31
Vent System .................................................28
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Built-in Modular Downdraft Cooktop
Problem
Solver.......................40,
More questions ?...call
GE Answer &ntiP 800.626.2000
Installation
Instructions
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Consumer Services
Model and Serial Numbers..........................2
Models: JP383
JP387
JP384
JP388
JP385
JP389
JP386
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  • Page 1 Solid Disk Module ..31 Problem Solver...40, More questions ?...call GE Answer &ntiP 800.626.2000 ..,, . .. Installation Instructions ..............33-39 .
  • Page 2 Write dom the model and serial numbers. You’ll find them on a nameplate underneath the cooktop on the right side of the bottom chamber. These model and serial numbers are also on the Consumer Product Ownership Registration Card that came with your moktop. Before sending in this car&...
  • Page 3: Modules And Accessories

    To purchase, dealer or service center. If you need assistance in finding your nearest GE dealer, contact the GE Answer Center” at 800.626.2000. Model numbers are listed below. Grill Module...
  • Page 4 Do not assume that you know how to operati ~parts of the cooWp. Some features may work differently horn those on your previous cooktop. Do not attempt to repair or repbce any part of your coo~p tiess it is specifitiy recommended in this guide.
  • Page 5: Controls

    Do not operate the radiant sufice units if the gb is broken. SpMovers or cleaning solution may penetrate a broken cooktop and create a risk of electrid shock Gntact a qtied technician immediately shodd your glass cooktop become broken (onradiantmodules ody).
  • Page 6 ~mS OF YOm COO~OP — ‘h Models: JP383 JP385 JP384...
  • Page 7 9 Control fiobs and turn to set surfaw units from LO to HI. Push in Indicator Light Lights when any unit of the cooktop is turned on. 11 Vent Control fiob Turn onto efiaust odors, smoke or heat during cooking.
  • Page 8 (metal that attracts a magnet). produced by a magnetic circuit betw~n the mil and the pan. Heats up right away and changes heat settings right away, like a gas cooktop. Mer turning the control off, the glass cooktop is hot from the heat of Heats by dirmt mntact with the pan and by heating the air under the pan.
  • Page 9 Surface CooHng With Infinite Heat Controls and ~ the At both OFF control “clicks” into position. You may hear slight “clicking” sounds during cooking, indi~ting the control is keeping the unit at the heat level you set. Switching heats to a higher setting always shows a quicker change than switching to a lower setting.
  • Page 10 3. To unplug, hold the modtie by the front and back edges and slide toward the center of the cooktop. Lift out when unplugged. 4. If you are storing modties, do not stack them or store other matends on top of them.
  • Page 11: Wok Cooking

    Placing the ring over the unit will cause a bufld-up of heat that wdl surfa~ damage the cooktop. Do not try to use such woks without the ring. You codd be seriously burned if the wok tipped over. Q. my...
  • Page 12 2. Lift up the tab at the hside edge of the modtie untti the base clears the opening at the side of the cooktop. Before Using Your Solid Disk Module for the First Time The top working surface of solid disk surface units have a protective coating which must be hardened before using the surface units for the first time.
  • Page 13 &neml Information About Solid Disk Sufiace Uni@ Using a solid disk surface unit is quite similar to using an electric cofl surface unit. With both types of surface units, you wfil enjoy the cleardiness of electricity and the benefits of retained heat in the units.
  • Page 14 Use of comet cookwa~ can affect the cooking pefiomance and cleaning of you cooktop. The correct mokware reduces the temperature of the cooktop surface and minimizes the chance of spfllovers burning onto the cooktop. You must use pans with petiectly flat bottoms.
  • Page 15 This, of course, eliminates spi~overs from getting inside the moktop chassis. The secret to keeping the cooktop comfortably cooler is to turn the @oktop on ordy after the cookware and its contents are placed on the surface unit. More heat will tien be transferred to the mokware and the food rather than the eooktop.
  • Page 16 3. To unplug, hold the module by the front and back edges and slide toward the center of the cooktop. Lift out when unplugged. 4. If you are storing modules, do not stack them or store other matends on top of them.
  • Page 17 Nurninum: hea~ weight recommended Good conductivity. Auminum residues sometimes appear as scratches on the cooktop, but cm be removed if cleaned immediately. Beause of its low melting poin~ thin weight aluminum should not be used. Copper Bottom:...
  • Page 18 How to Inseti the Gtill Modtie 1. Make sure the grease collector jar is in place beneath the cooktop. 2. Fit the reflector pan in the cooktop. me slots in the pm permit grease to drain into the jar.
  • Page 19 Remoting the Grin Module of the removing the parts When in the O= position and the module is cool. Remove the grill grate and then slide the heating element toward the renter of the eooktop untfl it is unplugged, Remove the refleetor pan. Empty grease collector jar when mol. Be sure to replaee the jar.
  • Page 20: Grill Cooking Guide 2

    A. Your interchangeable @oktop modties can be used on either the right or the left side of the cooktop (on some models). Men inserting or removing a module, take care not to force the connection or exert undue pressure which codd damage the electrid contacts.
  • Page 21 Do not leave cootip unattended duting “preheat” bobs turned to Ho or anytime the knobs are turned to HI tith food on the grill. 1. Preheat 5 minutes before grilling. Refer to the setting in the guide for a particular food. Suggested Setting Food Steak...
  • Page 22: Grill Module

    OFF position ad the module is cool. Remove the gridde plate and then slide the heating element toward the center of the cooktop untfl it is unplugged. Remove the reflector pan. Empty grease mllector jar when mol.
  • Page 23 Push in the control knob depending on which side of the cooktop gridde module is used. me right front and right rear control knobs mntrol the gridde when the module is on the right side (on some models).
  • Page 24 A. Your interchangeable moktop modules can be used on either the right or left side of the cooktop (on some models). Men inserting or removing a modtie, take care not to force the connection or exert undue pressure which could damage the electrid contacts.
  • Page 25 Obse~e Fo~otig Pointi in Canning 1. Be sure the canner fits over the center of the surface unit. H your cooktop or its location does not Wow the canner to be centered on the surface unit, use smMer- diarneter cannem for good cannin g results or try putting modde on opposite side of cooktop (on some models) so the larger unit is in front.
  • Page 26 H the vent is turned on using the knob, the blower wfll not turn off automatidly and must be turned off using the knob. The butit-in vent system helps remove cooking vapom, odors and smoke from foods prepared on the cooktop moddes. on some models on some models —...
  • Page 27 NO~: ht cooMop pm cool before touching or handing. Proper care and cleaning are important so your cooMop wdl give you efficient and satisfactory service. Follow these directions carefully in caring for your cooMop to assure safe and proper maintenance. Pomelain Enamel Finish (on some models) The porcelain enamel finish is sturdy but bre~able...
  • Page 28: Vent System

    C-~ CL ~G Wipe out tub with hot soapy water-r a soap filled or plastic smting pad. Rinse with a damp cloth. Make sure the drain hole is not blocked. Clean with a cotton swab or toothpick. Vent System Before cleaning the vent grille, be sure exhaust blower is shut off.
  • Page 29 Gfll Module To remove: Lift off the grill grate. Unplug the heating element. Do not a~mpt to clean the heating elemenL To replace: Place the reflector pan in the cookop tub with the hole for the plug-in towards the outside of the eootiop.
  • Page 30 Do not cover the drip pans with foil. Using foil so close to the receptacle could cause shock fire or damage to the cooktop. Clean the area under the drip pans often. Built-up soil, especially grease, may catch on fire.
  • Page 31: Solid Disk Module

    The matte black surface can be maintained by treating it periodically with Cello Electrol” polish which is available from your GE supplier. Use the applicator to apply a very thin coating of the polish to the entire stiace unit surface. Turn the unit on high for several minutes to bake the polish to the unit.
  • Page 32 #ass ceramic cooktops is different from Cleaning cleaning a standard porcelain finish. To maintain and protect the surface of your new glass ceramic cooktop follow these basic steps. Before using your module for the first time, clean it with Cook Top ~eaning Creme. This helps protect the top and makes clean-up easier.
  • Page 33 you bgin R-d these instictions complete~ and instructions ~portant+ve tiese inspectors use. hportant~bserve d governing codes ordinances. Took You Mll Heed . Saw blade screwdriver Electrician phers Duct tape c Measuring tape or sde square Carpenters Wrench or socket set and Mbit Sheet meti screws .
  • Page 34 15”, adjacent cabinets should beat least than 6“ from side edge of cooktop. Step 2 Preparing ho ~ tibinti ~is cooktop & designed to fit emi& into a variety of cabinets. Howeveq some cabinets may require modifications. Prep- a mbtiet bat is _st a ti some cabinets, the sides may need to be scooped or cut down 2“...
  • Page 35 2&A” in order to accommodate cooktop depth. A 1/2” wide flat area is required around the edge of opening for support of the unit. me cooktop unit must be level and sit squarely into countertop opening.
  • Page 36 Step 6 Use minimum gauge gdvtied or durninurn duct in 6“ round or 3%” x 10” sk, or combination of both. WC duct shodd be used if instig under a poured concrete slab. N~: hd buflding code must be fofiowed in spec~g approved type and schedde of WC duct used.
  • Page 37 Subtotal Column 1 = Equivalent lengths of duct pieces are based on actual tests and reflect requirements for good ven~ performance with any downdraft cooktop. ~ Measure and fist feet of straight duct used. Count and fist the quantity of W other duct pieces for the ‘Number Used”...
  • Page 38 Step 7 1-11 1/2” Fletible Conduit tih Wpplied Clamp N~: A clamp has been Q ~.”--.,, included with the coohop for ~l~P insfig the :’ 1/2” fletible Stop conduit Clamping ~ Screw Remove the screws holding the wire compartment cover and remove the cover.
  • Page 39 Connect the green and white leads of the cooktop to the power supply and branch circuit neutral leads, which are white or gray.
  • Page 40 USE THIS PROBLEM SOLVER POSS~LE CAUSE PROBLEM *, Dfi,&& ~y ~ in the main distribution ‘~el tifyow’house -by a ,,b]OW.&@~t~, a tri~bitbreaker, the . shodd be changed. BUT ONLY BY SOMEONE F-R_ .NO~:’’_efittenants ormndominim . . b@ding ~agement to perform this chtik before dtig for seMm. 0 Coi&ols are riot ~perlyset or wrong mntrOl is set for the modde or element you are using.
  • Page 41 ~“ an~e to the cooktop to scrape the hot spfi to U~’a mor scraper a cool area otide the -ace ti~ Let the cooktop ml. ~ean with H Top” Creme. ~~n~t cookware use& .Use ordy flat cookware to ~e cyctig.
  • Page 42 NO~S...
  • Page 43: Consumer Services

    We’ll Be There With the purchase ofyournew GE appfiance, receive the Msuran ce that ifyou ever need information or assistance born GE, wdll be here. AU you have to do is c~—toll-free! /~ome RepakSeM”@ 80MEWES(80M2-273~ AGE consumer service professional will provide expert repair service, scheduled at a time that’s convenient for you.
  • Page 44 To bow what your leg~ rights are in your state, mnsuR your Iod or state consumer tisirs offi~ or your state’s Mornay General. If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager+onsumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, ~ 40225 Pm No. 1WD2966POV ‘f~%8Vbuhlur...

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