Electric Cooktop Hot Surface Indicator


  • Why is HOT illuminated on the CT Electric Cooktop?
  • What is the purpose of the hot-surface indicator light on the CE Electric Cooktop?
  • At what temperature does the hot-surface indicator light turn on for the Electric Cooktop?
  • How do you get the hot surface indicator to turn off on the CT Electric Cooktop?
  • Indicator light on when burner is not on.


As a safety precaution, a hot-surface indicator light will illuminate on CT and CE Electric Cooktops as a convenient safety reminder that the top is hot.

  • This can remain on even after the cooktop controls are turned off.
  • How long the indicator light remains on depends on many variables, including the size of the cookware used, power level and how long the unit was in use.
  • On CT series cooktops, “HOT” will illuminate in the control panel display.
  • This icon illuminates on the CE series control panel.
  • Refer to the product use and care guide for further information.
If this does not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.

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