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GE Profile JB 968 Hot Cooktop Indicator Light Always On

The warming zone hot cooktop light is always "on" on the glass cooktop. How do you get the light to go off?

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  • shop594 Mar 05, 2009

    The "hot cooktop" light for the front right (main) burner won't turn off. Does anyone have a solution for this?

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Temporary solution to turn off the indicator lamp - put a wet rag with an ice pack on top on the middle section of the cooktop.
The thermal sensor will trip off the lamp.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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A warranty in most cases does not cover damage or breakage of the cooktop caused by the consumer using improper cookware or dropping something on it and breaking the surface.

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