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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or
explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
Have the installer show you the location of the cooktop gas shut-off valve and how to shut it
off if necessary.
■ Have your cooktop installed and properly
grounded by a qualified installer, in
accordance with the Installation
Instructions. Any adjustment and service
should be performed only by qualified gas
cooktop installers or service technicians.
■ Do not attempt to repair or replace any part
of your cooktop unless it is specifically
recommended in this manual. All other
service should be referred to a qualified
■ Locate the cooktop out of kitchen traffic
path and out of drafty locations to prevent
pilot outage and poor air circulation.
■ Plug your cooktop into a 120-volt grounded
outlet only. Do not remove the round
grounding prong from the plug. If in doubt
about the grounding of the home electrical
system, it is your personal responsibility and
obligation to have an ungrounded outlet
replaced with a properly grounded, three-
prong outlet in accordance with the
National Electrical Code. Do not use an
extension cord with this appliance.
■ Let the burner grates and other surfaces
cool before touching them or leaving them
where children can reach them.
■ Be sure all packaging materials are
removed from the cooktop before
operating it to prevent fire or smoke
damage should the packaging material
■ Do not leave children alone or unattended
where a cooktop is hot or in operation.
They could be seriously burned.
■ Do not allow anyone to climb, stand or
hang on the cooktop.
■ Be sure your cooktop is correctly adjusted
by a qualified service technician or installer
for the type of gas (natural or LP) which is
to be used. Your cooktop can be converted
for use with either type of gas. See
Installation Instructions. Model JGP319EP
is factory adjusted for LP gas operation.
This conversion kit must be
installed by a qualified service technician in
accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions and all codes and requirements
of the authority having jurisdiction. Failure
to follow these instructions could result in
serious injury or property damage. The
qualified agency performing this work
assumes responsibility for the conversion.
Items of interest to children
should not be stored in cabinets above a
cooktop—children climbing on the cooktop
to reach items could be seriously injured.
■ Always keep wooden and plastic utensils
and canned food a safe distance away from
■ Always keep combustible wall coverings,
curtains or drapes a safe distance from
■ Never wear loose fitting or hanging
garments while using the appliance.
Be careful when reaching for items stored
in cabinets over the cooktop. Flammable
material could be ignited if brought in
contact with flame or hot oven surfaces
and may cause severe burns.
■ Teach children not to play with the controls
or any other part of the cooktop.
■ For your safety, never use your appliance
for warming or heating the room.