GE Profile™ 36" Built-In Gas Cooktop with Optional Extra-Large Cast Iron Griddle PGP7036SLSS user guide

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SAFETY INFORMATION

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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STATE OF CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNINGS

WARNING This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Gas appliances can cause low-level exposure to some of these substances, including benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and soot, caused primarily by incomplete combustion of natural gas or propane fuels.

Exposure to these substances can be minimized by opening a window or using a ventilation fan or hood.

How to Remove Protective Shipping Film and Packaging Tape

Carefully grasp a corner of the protective shipping film with your fingers and slowly peel it from the appliance surface. Do not use any sharp items to remove the film.

Remove all of the film before using the appliance for the first time.

To assure no damage is done to the finish of the product, the safest way to remove the adhesive from packaging tape on new appliances is an application of a household liquid dishwashing detergent. Apply with a soft cloth and allow to soak.

NOTE: The adhesive must be removed from all parts. It cannot be removed if it is baked on.

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In Case of a Power Failure

In the event of a power failure, the surface burners may

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Surface Burners

Lighting a Surface Burner

WARNING Burners should be operated only when covered by cookware. Burner flames not covered by cookware present a risk of fire or clothing ignition. Never let flames extend beyond the sides of the cookware. Failure to comply may result in serious injury.

Make sure all burners are in their correct locations and fully assembled before attempting to operate any burner.

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Selecting a Flame Size

Watch the flame, not the knob, as you adjust heat. When rapid heating is desired, the flame size should match the size of the cookware you are using. Flames larger than the bottom of the cookware will not heat faster and may be hazardous.

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Using the Surface Burners

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Your cooktop has sealed gas burners that offer convenience, cleanability and flexibility for a wide range of cooking applications.

The smallest burner is the simmer burner. A simmer

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The extra-large burner is designed to quickly bring large amounts of liquid to a boil. Some models have a

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Types of Surface Burners

Round Burner (on some models)

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Size cookware appropriately to the flames.

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Gas on Glass Burner

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Multi-Ring Burner (on some models)

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Multi-Ring Burner (some models)

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