Cooktop use, Warning – Maytag W10239458A User Manual
The control knobs can be set to anywhere between HIGH and
LOW. Push in and turn to setting.
The surface cooking area will glow red when an element is on. It
may cycle on and off to maintain the selected heat level.
Use cookware about the same size as the surface cooking area.
Cookware should not extend more than ½" (1.3 cm) outside the
Cleaning off the cooktop before and after each use will help keep it
free from stains and provide the most even heating.
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.
Hot Surface Indicator Light (on some models)
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.
Dual Cooking Zone
The Dual Cooking Zone 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.
Speed Heat™ Cooking Zone (on some models)
The Speed Heat™ Cooking Zone offers flexibility for two optional
heating choices. The Speed Heat™ option can be used to boil
liquids faster. The lower heat option can be used to prepare
sauces, to brown or saute foods and to keep food at a low
temperature. Use cookware appropriate in size for the Speed
Heat™ Cooking Zone.
Turn off all controls when done cooking.
Failure to do so can result in death or fire.
REMEMBER: When range is in use or (on some models)
during the Self-Cleaning cycle, the entire cooktop area may
A. Speed Heat™ option
B. Lower heat option