Cooktop use, Warning – Maytag W10321012A User Manual

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The control knobs can be set to anywhere between HIGH and
LOW. Push in and turn to setting.

Ceramic Glass

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 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 (on some models)

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.

Warming Center Element (on some models)

Use the Warming Center element to keep cooked foods warm.
One hour is the recommended maximum time to maintain food

Do not use it to heat cold foods.

The Warming Center element can be used alone or when any of
the other surface cooking areas are being used.

The Warming Center element area will not glow red when cycling
on. However, its indicator light will glow as long as the Warming
Center element area is too hot to touch.


Fire Hazard

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
become hot.

A. Dual
B. Single




Food Poisoning Hazard

Do not let food sit for more than one hour before or
after cooking.

Doing so can result in food poisoning or sickness.