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GE JGP626 Owner's Manual

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Part No. 164D3333P114-2
Owner's Manual
Owner's Manual
Pub. No. 49-8878-2 12-98 CG



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  • Page 1 GE Appliances Owner’s Manual JGP626 JGP960 JGP636 Owner’s Manual JGP326 JGP930 JGP336 Part No. 164D3333P114-2 Pub. No. 49-8878-2 12-98 CG...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    And we hope you will be part of ours for a long time to come. We thank you for buying GE. We appreciate your purchase, and hope you will continue to rely on us whenever you need quality appliances for your home.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    For Service ....12 call away. A list of toll-free customer service numbers is included in the back section of this manual. Or you can always call the GE Answer Center® at 800.626.2000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    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. IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the state to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm, and...
  • Page 5 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CAUTION: Items of interest to children Do not place hot cookware on the glass should not be stored in cabinets above a cooktop (on some models). This could cooktop—children climbing on the cooktop cause glass to break. to reach items could be seriously injured. Do not clean the cooktop with flammable Always keep wooden and plastic utensils or volatile cleaning fluids.
  • Page 6: Surface Burners

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! SURFACE BURNERS Use proper pan size—avoid pans that are unstable or easily tipped. Select cookware having flat bottoms large enough to cover burner grates. To avoid spillovers, make sure cookware is large enough to contain the food properly.
  • Page 7: Lp Conversion Kit

    SURFACE BURNERS Adjust the top burner flame size so it does not extend beyond the edge of the cookware. Excessive flame is hazardous. Do not leave plastic items on the cooktop— Never leave jars or cans of fat drippings they may melt if left too close to the vent. on or near your cooktop Keep all plastics away from the surface Don’t use aluminum foil to line burner...
  • Page 8: To Light A Burner

    Using the cooktop burners. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. How to Light a Burner Your cooktop burners are lit by electric In case of a power failure, you can light the burners with a match. Hold a lit match to the ignition, eliminating the need for burner, then push in and turn the control knob standing pilot lights with constantly...
  • Page 9: Cookware

    Wok This Way Do not use a wok on any other support We recommend that you use a flat-bottomed wok, available at your local retail stores, or use the ring. Placing the ring over the burner Wok Holder accessory with traditional round grate may cause the burner to work Use a flat-bottomed wok.
  • Page 10: Care And Cleaning Of The Cooktop

    Care and cleaning of the cooktop. Be sure electrical power is off and all surfaces are cool before cleaning any part of the cooktop. How to Remove Packaging Tape To assure no damage is done to the finish Apply with a soft cloth and allow to soak. of the product, the safest way to remove Wipe dry and then apply an appliance the adhesive left from packaging tape on...
  • Page 11: Burner Grates

    Burner Grates Porcelain enamel burner grates should To prevent rusting, apply a light coating of cooking oil to the grates. be washed regularly and, of course, after spillovers. Although they’re durable, the grates will gradually lose their shine, regardless of Wash them in hot, soapy water and rinse the best care you can give them.
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before You Call For Service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the chart on this page first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do • Use the illustrations below to determine if your burner Burners have yellow or The combustion quality of flames are normal.
  • Page 13: Product Registration

    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 14 Our service number GE Answer Center® is 800-GE-CARES 800.626.2000. (800-432-2737). Model Number Serial Number Important: If you did not get a registration card with your product, detach and return the form below to ensure that your product is registered.
  • Page 15 Any part of the cooktop which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. One Year During this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor From the date of the and in-home service to replace the defective part.
  • Page 16: Service Telephone Numbers

    Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away. Special Needs Service 800.626.2000 800-TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322) GE offers, free of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a barrier-free kitchen for persons with limited mobility. Service Contracts 800-626-2224 Purchase a GE service contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll receive a substantial discount.

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