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Discolored Burner Pans


  • Burner pans changing color
  • Burner pans turning purple or pink
  • Why are burner pans discolored?
  • Burner pan extrusions discolored


  • High heat over long duration
  • Cleaning products or other chemical contact
  • Imperfection or staining


Burner pans and extrusions can discolor for several reasons.

  • Discoloration of burner pans can occur if canning or using large pots and pans on high heat for a long time.
  • Chemical cleaners and other spills can also discolor black porcelain.

Always attempt to clean the area first, see also, How to Clean Black Porcelain Top.

  • If discoloration occurs, replace pans or pan extrusions.
  • Genuine parts for Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove products are available by calling the Factory Certified Parts Distributor in your area.

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