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GE profile performance electric cook top is not producing enough heat in the front burners.

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  • rickmarooney Jul 05, 2010

    The burners were working when we first purchased and for up to a year or so after. Then the right large burner comes on but the heat is not sufficient to do anything other than produce a little heat and turn the red light on indicating a burner is on.

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Confirm there is 240 VAC powering the unit (make sure a breaker has not tripped or a fuse blown.).

Did the burners ever produce enough heat?

If yes, then we can look deeper. If no, then the burners may not be adequate for your cooking style. Burners are like light bulbs. A 60 watt bulb will put out more light than a 40 watt bulb. A 100 watt bulb will put out more light than a 60.
Typically, a small burner will provide less cooking heat than a large burner.

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