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GE JP346 Owner's Manual

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Safety Instructions
. . . . . . . 2-4
Operating Instructions
Cookware Tips . . . . . . . . . . . .8, 9
Dual Surface Element . . . . . . . 7
Features of Your Cooktop . . . . .5
Surface Elements . . . . . . . . . 6, 7
Temperature Limiter . . . . . . . . .7
Control Knobs . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Glass Cooktop . . . . . . . . . . 11, 12
. . . . . . 13
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . Back Cover
Product Registration . . . . . 15, 16
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
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Serial # _____________
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Owner's Manual
49-80411 09-06 JR



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    ..2–4 Owner’s Manual Operating Instructions JP346 Cookware Tips ... .8, 9 JP356 Dual Surface Element ..7 JP655 Features of Your Cooktop .
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should be followed, including the following:...
  • Page 3 WARNING! SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Do not touch surface elements. These Use little fat for effective shallow or surfaces may be hot enough to burn even deep-fat frying. Filling the pan too full though they are dark in color. During and...
  • Page 4: Radiant Surface Elements

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! RADIANT SURFACE ELEMENTS Use care when touching the cooktop. The glass surface of the cooktop will retain heat after the controls have been turned off. Avoid scratching the glass cooktop. Clean the cooktop with caution. If a wet The cooktop can be scratched with items sponge or cloth is used to wipe spills on such as sharp instruments, rings or other...
  • Page 5 Features of your cooktop. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. 36″ model JP655 30” model (JP346) 30” model (JP356) Feature Index Explained on page (Features and appearances may vary.) Single Surface Element 6, 7...
  • Page 6: Using The Surface Elements

    Using the surface elements. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. How to Set Push the knob down and turn in either The ON indicator light will glow when direction to the setting you want. When any surface element is on.
  • Page 7: Dual Surface Element

    Dual Surface Element (on some models) The right front surface element has 2 cooking To use the small surface element, turn sizes to select from so you can match the size the SELECTOR knob to . Push in and...
  • Page 8: Selecting Types Of Cookware

    Selecting types of cookware. The following information will help you choose cookware which will give good performance on glass cooktops. Stainless Steel: Porcelain Enamel-Covered Cast Iron: recommended recommended As long as the cookware is covered completely with porcelain enamel, this Aluminum: cookware is recommended.
  • Page 9: Surface Elements

    Observe the Following Points in Canning Pots that extend beyond 1″ of Remember that canning is a the surface element’s circle are not process that generates large recommended for most surface cooking. amounts of steam. To avoid burns However, when canning with water-bath...
  • Page 10: Care And Cleaning Of The Cooktop

    National Parts Center 1.800.626.2002 cleaner or polish. Always wipe the surface in the direction of the grain. Follow the cleaner instructions for cleaning the stainless steel surface.
  • Page 11: Cleaning The Glass Cooktop

    Cleaning the glass cooktop. Normal Daily Use Cleaning ONLY use ceramic cooktop cleaner on Shake the cleaning cream well. the glass cooktop. Other creams may not Apply a few drops of ceramic be as effective. cooktop cleaner directly to the cooktop.
  • Page 12 Cleaning the glass cooktop. Metal Marks and Scratches Be careful not to slide pots and If pots with a thin overlay of pans across your cooktop. It will aluminum or copper are allowed leave metal markings on the to boil dry, the overlay may leave cooktop surface.
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Surface elements will • Use pans which are absolutely flat and match...
  • Page 14 Notes.
  • Page 15 You can rest easy, knowing that all your valuable household products are protected against expensive repairs. 800.626.2224 Place your confidence in GE and call us in the U.S. toll-free at for more information. *All brands covered, up to 20 years old, in the continental U.S.
  • Page 16 FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND RETURN THIS CARD DOES NOT DIMINISH YOUR General Electric Company WARRANTY RIGHTS. Louisville, KY 40225 For more information about GEA’s privacy and data usage policy, go to and click on “Privacy Policy” or call 800.626.2224.
  • Page 17 Notes.
  • Page 18 Notes.
  • Page 19 This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location.
  • Page 20: Consumer Support

    Contact Us If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances, Appliance Park...

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