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Using The Surface Elements - GE JP910 Owner's Manual

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Using the surface elements.

Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
Never cook directly on the glass.
Always use cookware.
Always center the pan on the surface
element you are using.
Do not slide cookware across the
cooktop because it can scratch the
glass. The glass is scratch-resistant,
not scratchproof.
How to Set
Push the knob down and turn in either
direction to the setting you want. When
the control is in any position other than
OFF, it may be rotated without pushing
it down.
At both OFF and HI the control
clicks into position. You may hear
slight clicking sounds during cooking,
indicating the control is keeping the
power level you set.
The controls for the radiant surface
elements can be set anywhere between
LO and HI for an unlimited number of
heat settings. With the infinite switch the
element cycles on and off to maintain
your selected control setting.
About the radiant surface elements...
The radiant cooktop features heating
elements beneath a smooth glass surface.
NOTE: A slight odor is normal when a new
cooktop is used for the first time. It is caused by
the heating of new parts and insulating materials
and will disappear in a short time.
NOTE: On models with light colored glass
cooktops, it is normal for the cooking zones to
change color when hot or cooling down. This is
temporary and will disappear as glass cools to
room temperature.
The surface element will cycle on and off
to maintain your selected control setting.
It is safe to place hot cookware (from the
oven or surface) on the glass cooktop
when the surface is cool.
Even after the surface elements are
turned off, the glass cooktop retains
enough heat to continue cooking. To
avoid overcooking, remove pans from
the surface elements when the food
is cooked. Avoid placing utensils that
could become hot or plastics that could
melt on the surface element until it has
cooled completely.
The ELEMENT ON indicator light will
glow when any surface element is on.
A HOT SURFACE indicator light will glow
when any radiant element is turned on
and will remain on until the surface is
cooled to approximately 150°F.
It comes on when the element is hot to the
It stays on even after the element is turned off.
It glows brightly until the element is cooled to
approximately 150°F.
Be sure you turn the control knob to OFF when
you finish cooking.
Water stains (mineral deposits) are removable
using the cleaning cream or full strength white
Use of window cleaner may leave an
iridescent film on the cooktop. The cleaning
cream will remove this discoloration.
Don't store heavy items above the cooktop.
If they drop onto the cooktop, they can cause
Do not use the surface as a cutting board.



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