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The hot cooktop light stays lit long after the burners are off.

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  • MANNYAJA Aug 03, 2010

    The burners were off for over 12 hours and the hot cooktop light is still on. Please advise.

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It is normal for an electronic tap touch-controlled glass cooktop to have its hot indicator lights come on, though the burners are off, when power is turned on from the breaker.

This ensures the cooktop has properly cooled before turning off the hot warning lights. Indicator lights will remain on up to 30 to 40 minutes.

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The light is a warning that the burner may still be hot enough to cause a burn if it's touched. It's common for a burner to take 15 minutes or more to cool down, and the light will stay on until the temperature is safe. Hope this helps.

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