To avoid scratches, do not slide cookware or bakeware across
the cooktop. Aluminum or copper bottoms and rough finishes
on cookware or bakeware could leave scratches or marks on
Dual Zone Cooking Element
The Dual Zone Cooking Element offers flexibility depending on the
size of the cookware. Single size can be used in the same way as a
regular element. The dual size combines both the single and outer
element and is recommended for larger size cookware.
Do not cook popcorn in prepackaged aluminum containers on
the cooktop. They could leave aluminum marks that cannot be
To avoid damage to the cooktop, do not allow objects that
could melt, such as plastic or aluminum foil, to touch any part
of the entire cooktop.
To avoid damage to the cooktop, do not use the cooktop as a
Use cookware about the same size as the surface cooking
area. Cookware should not extend more than ½" (1.3 cm)
outside the area.
Warm Zone Element
A. Surface cooking area
C. ½" (1.3 cm) maximum overhang
Food Poisoning Hazard
Do not let food sit for more than one hour before or
Use flat-bottomed cookware for best heat conduction and
energy efficiency. Cookware with rounded, warped, ribbed or
dented bottoms could cause uneven heating and poor cooking
Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness.
Determine flatness by placing the straight edge of a ruler
across the bottom of the cookware. While you rotate the ruler,
no space or light should be visible between it and the
Use the Warm Zone element to keep cooked foods warm.
One hour is the recommended maximum time to maintain food
Do not use it to heat cold foods.
Cookware designed with slightly indented bottoms or small
expansion channels can be used.
The Warm Zone element can be used alone or when any of the
other surface cooking areas are being used.
The Warm Zone element area will not glow red when cycling on.
However, the Element On light will glow while the Cooktop Warm
Zone element is in use.
Make sure the bottoms of pots and pans are clean and dry
before using them. Residue and water can leave deposits when
Use only cookware recommended for oven and cooktop use.
To avoid damage to the cooktop, do not cook foods directly on
Cover all foods with a lid or aluminum foil. When warming
baked goods, allow a small opening in the cover for moisture to
Ceramic Glass Cooktop Cleaning
To avoid damage to the cooktop, do not use plastic wrap to
cover food because the plastic wrap may melt.
Clean the cooktop after each use to help avoid scratches, pitting,
abrasions and to condition the glass surface. Ceramic glass
cooktop cleaner and a cooktop scraper are also recommended for
stubborn soils. Do not use abrasive cleaners, cleaning pads or
harsh chemicals for cleaning. The Cooktop Care Kit Part Number
Use pot holders or oven mitts to remove food.
1605 contains all of the items needed to clean and condition your
ceramic glass cooktop. Refer to the “Range Care” section for
IMPORTANT: To avoid permanent damage to the cooktop surface
and to make soils easier to remove, clean the cooktop after each
use to remove all soils.
Cooktop On Indicator Light
The Cooktop On indicator light is located on the console panel.
When any control knob on the console panel is turned on, the
Cooktop On indicator light will glow.
1. To turn on, press WARM ZONE push button.
2. To turn off, press WARM ZONE push button a second time.
Hot Surface Indicator Light
On ceramic glass models, the hot surface indicator light is located
on the console panel.
The hot surface indicator light will glow as long as any surface
cooking area is too hot to touch, even after the surface cooking
area is turned off.