GE 36” Owner's Manual

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36" Rangetops
05-14 GE


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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual 36” Rangetops 49-85218 05-14 GE...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Consumer Information Professional Rangetops Contents Surface Cooking Burners ......9 Controls ......9, 10 Cookware .
  • Page 3: Model And Serial Number

    We’re proud of our service and want you to be Manager, Customer Relations pleased. If for some reason you are not happy GE Appliances with the service you receive, here are the steps Appliance Park to follow for further help.
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE • The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic • Gas appliances can cause minor exposure Enforcement Act requires the Governor of to four of these substances, namely benzene, California to publish a list of substances known carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and to the state to cause cancer, birth defects soot, caused primarily by the incomplete...
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • • as described in this manual. careful when reaching for items stored over • the rangetop. Flammable material could be and grounded by a qualified technician in ignited if brought in contact with surface accordance with the provided installation burners or burner grates and may cause instructions.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • • Turn the controls off. Smother a flaming pan on a surface unit Do not attempt to use by covering the pan completely with a well- the appliance until the gas has had time to fitting lid, cookie sheet or flat tray.
  • Page 7 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS SURFACE COOKING SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • • avoid pans that are Boilovers cause unstable or easily tipped. Select cookware smoking and greasy spillovers that may catch having flat bottoms large enough to properly on fire. If the burner flames are smothered contain food and avoid boilovers and by a severe boilover which affects the igniter, spillovers and large enough to cover burner...
  • Page 8: Features

    Features of Your Rangetop Professional Rangetops Design information (Not all features are on all models. Appearance may Grill and Griddle Covers vary.) Bamboo Cutting Board ZGU486NR, ZGU486LR–6 burners and grill ZGU486ND, ZGU486LD–6 burners and griddle Bamboo Cutting Board Grill and Griddle Covers IR (Infrared) Grill 11, 12 ZGU484NG, ZGU484LG...
  • Page 9: Burners

    Rangetop Controls Professional Rangetops Electronic The rangetop is equipped with electronic ignition The griddle and IR (infrared) grill are equipped which eliminates the need for a standing pilot with Glo-Bar igniters. The Glo-Bar remains ignition & light. energized whenever the griddle or IR grill is in automatic use to ensure the burner always stays lit.
  • Page 10: Cookware

    Surface Cooking Professional Rangetops How to Watch the flame, not the knob, as you increase or reduce heat. select flame size The flame size on a gas burner should match the cookware you are using. FOR SAFE HANDLING OF COOKWARE, NEVER LET THE FLAME EXTEND UP THE SIDES OF THE COOKWARE.
  • Page 11 Surface Cooking Professional Rangetops Grill safety Do not leave the IR grill Remove the cover before lighting the burner. For precautions unattended at any time. your safety, the cover must be removed when (on some models) using the grill. If the cover is left in place it will Occasionally, during grilling, grease drippings become extremely hot.
  • Page 12 Surface Cooking Professional Rangetops Grill grates Remove the cover before lighting the IR grill. The grill grate is reversible. Place the handle end (on some models) toward the front of the Rangetop. The grate will change color when subjected to the heat, and as oils cook onto the surface. This is normal and does not affect the cooking performance.
  • Page 13: Griddle

    Surface Cooking Professional Rangetops Griddle Griddle flue cover Do not allow the airflow safety from the griddle flue cover to be obstructed by cookware or towels. precautions, Remove the metal cover and the cutting board leveling before turning the griddle on. (on some models) Once the unit is in position, the griddle can be Leveling screws...
  • Page 14: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Professional Rangetops Cleaning Dual-flame base, burner head and burner cap. The burner Lift off burner parts only when cool. Wash in hot, stacked burners head and burner cap can be lifted off, making soapy water. You may use a plastic scouring pad them easy to clean.
  • Page 15: Burner Grates

    Care and Cleaning Professional Rangetops Spark igniter The electrode of the electronic ignition system is positioned at the rear of the burner base. When and electrodes Clean this metal part cleaning the rangetop, be careful not to snag the with an emery board. igniter with your cleaning cloth.
  • Page 16: Control Panel And Knobs

    Care and Cleaning Professional Rangetops Thoroughly clean the griddle of grease and food Griddle particles, using a square-edged metal spatula, (on some models) while it is still hot. Wipe the griddle with a dry, heavy, coarse cloth to remove any remaining residue and food particles.
  • Page 17: Grill

    Care and Cleaning Professional Rangetops Grill grate, The IR Grill should be cleaned immediately after each use. frame and 1. Grill Grate baffle Turn the burner to OFF. Use a barbecue mitt to (on some models) remove the hot grill grate. Place the grill grate in a basin or sink and scrub with a brass bristle brush.
  • Page 18: Problem Solver

    The Problem Solver Professional Rangetops • Electrical plug is not plugged into a live power outlet. • Gas not turned on. • Burner parts not replaced correctly. • Holes in the simmer rings or slits in the burner rings are clogged. •...
  • Page 19: Consumer Services

    Repair Service convenient for you. To schedule service, call Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST, or Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST. Many GE Consumer Service company- operated locations offer In the USA: you service today or tomorrow, or at your con venience. Our factory-trained technicians know your 800.444.1845...
  • Page 20: Warranty

    GE at the time of service. For the period of one year from the date of the original purchase. GE will provide any part of the range which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During this limited one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home service to replace the defective part.

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