Cooktop controls, Electronic ignition & automatic reignition, Dual-flame stacked burners – GE ZDP486NDPSS User Manual
Professional Dual Fuel Range
Push the control knob in and turn it
counterclockwise to the /,7( position.
$IWHUWKHEXUQHULJQLWHVturn the knob to adjust
the flame size.
7RWXUQDEXUQHURII turn the knob clockwise,
as far as it will go, to the OFF position.
• Do not operate a burner for an extended
period of time without cookware on the grate.
The finish on the grate may chip without
cookware to absorb the heat.
• The indicator light on each bezel verifies the
burner is on. However, it should not be a
substitute for visually checking the flame at the
The range is equipped with electronic ignition
which eliminates the need for a standing pilot
The burners on this range will automatically
relight if the flame goes out.
All surface burner igniters will spark and make
clicking sounds when any burner is turned on.
Do not touch any of the burners when igniters
Occasionally the burners may spark if excess
wind or a draft blows the flame away from the
burner’s flame sensor.
The griddle and IR (infrared) grill are equipped
with Glo-Bar igniters. The Glo-Bar remains
energized whenever the griddle or IR grill is in
use to ensure the burner always stays lit.
,QFDVHRIDSRZHURXWDJHyou can light the
surface burners on your cooktop with a match.
Hold a lighted match to the burner, then turn the
knob to the LOW position. 8VHH[WUHPHFDXWLRQ
Do not attempt to light the grill or griddle during
a power outage. The gas to these burners will
automatically shut off during a power outage.
All surface burners on your range have two sets
of flames stacked one on top of the other; the
dual-flame burners have a lower (simmer) flame
and a upper (main) flame.
When a burner is turned on, the lower flame will
always light and stay on.
The stacked burner design provides a wide
range of heat settings with which to simmer.
Depending on the type and quantity of food, and
pan size, the flame can be adjusted to suit your
specific need. The lowest setting uses only the
lower flame and can maintain delicate foods at
a safe 140°F.
Settings from /2 to ;+, will use both upper
and lower flames. Use /2 to +, for all purpose
cooking. Use +, or ;+, (highest setting) with
larger diameter cookware.
;+, and +, are very high heat settings and
are intended to sear foods quickly and boil
large quantities of water.