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Smooth Cooktop turns off when I move pan off burner

Posted by olivertwist (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 4, 13 at 11:07

Just used my new GE Profile 36" electric radiant cooktop PP975 today. It has electronic push controls in the front center of the cooktop. Every time I slid a pan off the burner, like if it was boiling and I was sliding it away to wait for it to lower to a simmer, I guess kept sliding over the on/off button and the thing would just turn off! How annoying! I guess I have to be more careful and slide it away without running across the controls? I didn't even realize I was doing it, yet it happened 3 or 4 times!


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RE: Smooth Cooktop turns off when I move pan off burner

Some people would consider that a "feature". It is on some induction tops. When you take the pot of, it quits sensing anything there and turns off. Think of yours as an unintended safety feature.


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RE: Smooth Cooktop turns off when I move pan off burner

Slide your pan off the burner in a different direction, not across the controls ... or lift the pan up off the burner instead of sliding it.


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RE: Smooth Cooktop turns off when I move pan off burner

Dadoes, yes, I suppose you're right - I will have to adapt.


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