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Using The Surface Units - GE JP960 Owner's Manual

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Using the surface units.

Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
Be sure you turn the control knob
to OFF when you finish cooking.
SURFACE
COOKING
Never cook directly on the glass.
Always use cookware.
OFF CENTER
Always place the pan in the center of
the surface unit you are cooking on.
DRAGGING
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 in and turn in either
direction to the setting you want.
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 units
can be set anywhere between LO and HI
for an unlimited number of heat settings.
With the infinite switch the unit cycles
on and off to maintain your selected
control setting.
The control must be pushed in to set
only from the OFF position. When the
control is in any position other than OFF,
it may be rotated without pushing it in.
About the radiant surface units...
The radiant cooktop features heating
units 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 unit 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 units are turned
off, the glass cooktop retains enough
heat to continue cooking. To avoid
overcooking, remove pans from the
surface units when the food is cooked.
Avoid placing anything on the surface
unit until it has cooled completely.
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The UNIT ON indicator light will glow
when any surface unit 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.
NOTE:
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It comes on when the unit is hot to the touch.
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It stays on even after the unit is turned off.
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It glows brightly until the unit is cooled to
approximately 150°F.
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Water stains (mineral deposits) are removable
using the cleaning cream or full strength white
vinegar.
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Use of window cleaner may leave an
iridescent film on the cooktop. The cleaning
cream will remove this discoloration.
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Don't store heavy items above the cooktop.
If they drop onto the cooktop, they can cause
damage.
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Do not use the surface as a cutting board.
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