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GE 164D3333P027 Use And Care Manual

Monogram stainless steel professional 48″ gas cooktop


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Use and Care Guide
Stainless Steel
48 Gas Cooktop


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  • Page 1 GE Monogram ® Use and Care Guide Stainless Steel Professional 48 Gas Cooktop...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Your new Monogram cooktop makes an eloquent statement of style, convenience and kitchen planning flexibility. Whether you chose it for its purity of design, assiduous attention to detail— or for both of these reasons—you’ll find that your Monogram cooktop’s superior blend of form and function will delight you for years to come.
  • Page 3 Before Read this guide carefully. It is intended to help you operate and maintain your new cooktop using properly. your Keep it handy for answers to your questions. cooktop Write You’ll find them on a label in the rear of the burner box below the burner grates.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    When using your appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including the following: • Have the installer show you the location of the cooktop gas cut-off valve and how to shut it off if necessary. • Be sure all packing materials are removed...
  • Page 5 Turn the ventilator OFF in case of fire or when intentionally “flaming” liquor or other spirits on the cooktop. The blower, if in operation, could spread the flames. • DO NOT obstruct the flow of combustion or ventilation air to the appliance.
  • Page 6 You Smell Gas. • Do not use aluminum foil to line any part of the cooktop. Using a foil liner could result in a fire hazard or the obstruction of the flow of combustion and ventilation air. Foil is an excellent heat insulator and heat will be trapped underneath it.
  • Page 7 • If a combination of oils or fats will be used in frying, stir together before heating or as fats melt slowly. • Do not leave any items on the cooktop. The hot air from the vent may ignite flammable items and will increase pressure in closed containers, which may cause them to burst.
  • Page 8: Features

    Grille Drain Tubes Drip Trays Burner Control Knobs Grille Control Knob Griddle Flue Cover (Vent) Griddle Griddle Control Knob Features of Your Cooktop Stainless Steel Cooktop 12–14, 16 12, 17 12, 16 14, 15, 17 15, 16 Page 9, 16...
  • Page 9: Using Your Cooktop

    When using the simmer burner always ensure that it lights from the main burner. Burners Your new professional gas cooktop is equipped with burners typical of those used in restaurants. These burners are designed in three pieces for easy cleaning and control.
  • Page 10: Simmering

    This “extinction pop” is normal for propane gas. Simmering Your new professional gas cooktop has exceptionally low simmering capabilities. The center simmer cap serves as a heat diffuser to spread out the heat to avoid having a center hot spot.
  • Page 11 Flame The correct height of the flame mainly depends on the size of the bottom of the cooking utensil, height the material of the cooking utensil, the amount and type of food and the amount of liquid in the utensil. For safe handling of cookware, never let the flame extend up the sides of the cookware.
  • Page 12 When you are finished cooking allow the grille and the drip trays to cool before cleaning them. They should be cleaned each time they are used. Using Your Cooktop Stainless Steel Cooktop Glass: There are two types of glass cookware—...
  • Page 13 The two-piece rack is reversible. Place the side with the two grooved tabs toward the back of the cooktop. The grille rack is made of cast iron and has a black porcelain finish. One side of the grille (side A) is ridged and should be used for foods where you want the fat to run off, such as steak or hamburger patties.
  • Page 14 This will ensure a tight fit of the flue cover. Using Your Cooktop Stainless Steel Cooktop • The doneness of meat is affected by the thickness of the cut. It is impossible to cook a thin piece of meat to a rare doneness.
  • Page 15 Seasoning Before using the griddle for the first time it must be seasoned. the griddle If the griddle has not been used for a period of time, it should be reseasoned. To season the griddle: 1 Clean the griddle thoroughly with hot, soapy water to remove any protective coating.
  • Page 16: Ceramic Briquettes

    Fantastik® , Simple Green® or Formula 409® . Care and Cleaning Stainless Steel Cooktop Chipping or cracking of the briquettes may occur as they may get brittle with age, depending on the frequency of use. This is normal and does not affect the performance.
  • Page 17: Griddle

    Drip trays, Located beneath the cooktop are two drip trays. If you have a griddle or a grille there will also be drip tray a tray liner. The drip trays and liners are made liners and of stainless steel. The drip trays are on rollers so drain tubes they are easy to remove and replace.
  • Page 18: Care And Cleaning

    Place them on a protected surface, so they won’t scratch the surface of the cooktop. The port ring is brass; a bristle brush can be used to clean out the toothed burner ports, if necessary.
  • Page 19: Burner Assembly

    • Improper LP gas connection. See the Installation Instructions. • The spark ignitor is not deactivated. Turn the burner OFF and relight. Some ticking is normal. If ticking is excessive call for service. • Improper air/gas ratio in burners. Adjust the air shutters. Stainless Steel Cooktop...
  • Page 20 Notes Stainless Steel Cooktop...
  • Page 21: Consumer Services

    With the purchase of your new Monogram 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 Whatever your question about any Monogram major appliance, GE Answer Center® information service is available to help.
  • Page 22 COVERED For one year from date of original purchase, we will provide, free of charge, parts and service labor in your home to repair or replace any part of the cooktop that fails because of a manufacturing defect. This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for ordinary home use in the 48 mainland states, Hawaii and Washington, D.C.
  • Page 23 Today Registration Product General Electric Company Warranty Registration Department P.O. Box 34070 Louisville, KY 40232-4070 Important Mail Ownership Consumer Appliances Place 1st Class Letter Stamp Here...
  • Page 24 Guide” carefully. It will help you operate your new appliance properly. If you have questions, or need more information call the GE Answer Center 800.626.2000. Serial State Code 10653 Part No. 164D3333P027 Pub No. 49-8773 9-96 Printed in the United States ®...

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