GE Profile JGP636 36 in. Gas Hobs (Gas and Electric)

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  • My cooktop Exploded!

    Nov 28, 2007 by
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    Pros: Nice looking
    Cons: Death trap

    Summary: I was cooking spaghetti last night when my cooktop exploded. Luckily, I had just walked across the kitchen for a glass of milk. Shards of glass covered the floor. The worst part has been GE's response. Once they found out nobody was injured, they ... read more

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  • GE Model JPG636 Cooktop Glass Exploded

    Mar 15, 2011 by
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    Pros: Attractive 5-burner cooktop
    Cons: Potential serious injury from exploding glass.Reports indicate GE doesn't accept responsibilty for design fault.

    Summary: I was using GE Cooktop, Model JGP636WED2WW, to boil water in a pot when the glass top suddenly burst ("exploded" would be a good description) sending shards of glass flying in all directions.  I was standing near the cooktop and fortunately only ... read more

  • My Cooktop Exploded !!!!!!!!!!!!

    Jan 17, 2011 by
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    Pros: Only the look of the cooktop.
    Cons: Very Dangerous
    Extremely hard to clean the glasstop
    Glasstop chipped within 7 months of ownership

    Summary: I too experienced an exploding couter top, and it wasen't funny.  I had the installer come in and check to see if a leak had caused it and he did not find one.  He commented on the fact that the glass shattered and left glass slivers all over ... read more

  • Tic, tic, tic -- BOOM!

    Dec 6, 2010 by
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    Pros: clean lines
    Cons: a time bomb waiting to explode

    Summary: I'm with everyone else.  We purchased a new home where the builder installed the GE cooktop.  Have had no real issues with it until it completely exploded last night.  Just like everyone else here on this site the thing shattered into a ... read more

  • Cooktop Exploded

    Mar 17, 2010 by
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    Pros: Looks nice...works well.
    Cons: Glass explodes for absolutely no reason.

    Summary: Bought this in 2002 and never had any issues until last night.  I was cooking on the stove and all of a sudden I heard this loud POP.  I looked over and the entire glass cooktop was shattered.  Glass went flying everywhere.  Thank God ... read more

  • Cooktop Exploded and Imploded

    Dec 16, 2009 by
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    Pros: very attractive looking unit.
    Cons: Contacted GE customer service they claimed no one has ever contacted them about this problem.

    Summary: The cooktop worked fine until this past Saturday when the caterer went to use one burner they heard a pop, that they thought was water hitting hot oil, then the cooktop exploded and then imploded.  We bought this house new 9 years ago and ... read more

  • Our GE JGP636 Cooktop Exploded!

    Jan 12, 2008 by
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    Pros: Does most things we need from a cooktop.
    Cons: Major safety hazard. Burners are not continuous.

    Summary: I was cooking dinner, and I had luckily ventured into the next room when our cooktop exploded into a million pieces. There was glass all over the kitchen. I need to contact GE, but I'm not very optimistic given what I've read so far. This cooktop came ... read more

  • BEWARE OF EXPLODING GLASS!!!!!!!!

    Mar 11, 2007 by
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    Pros: Looks pretty.
    Cons: Can kill you at any moment.

    Summary: I heard my wife scream and ran to the kitchen to find glass all over the place. She was boiling water on the stove, using only one burner on high, when for no reason the glass cooktop exploded. It looked as if a glass grenade went off in the kitchen. ... read more

  • Glass Top Exploded

    Oct 19, 2006 by
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    Pros: Worked fine before the glass shattered
    Cons: Safety hazard.

    Summary: I have owned the Kenmore model of this cooktop for about 6 years. The glass shattered into thousands of pieces for no reason. Glass was everywhere all over the countertop and kitchen floor. It is a huge safety hazard. I have filed a report with the ... read more

  • don't buy exploding glass

    Jul 12, 2005 by
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    Pros: decent cooking before it exploded.
    Cons: glass exploded everywhere, customer service was the worst experience of my life!!!!!!!

    Summary: We bought our home used so the cook top was 1 1/2 year old. I was cooking breakfast on it with a house full of people and my baby niece in the kitchen when the cook top exploded. I contacted customer service and they told me "Well since no one got ... read more

  • Major safety hazard: Glass cooktop shatters...

    Apr 23, 2005 by
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    Pros: Five burners with well spaced BTUs
    Cons: Glass shattered for no apparent reason. Major safety hazard.

    Summary: This cooktop was installed by the builder of our new house two years ago. This morning, during routine cooking, the glass cooktop shattered into tiny glass pieces, some of which flew as much as a few feet away. Fortunately, no one was injured, but this ... read more

  • Beware of Exploding Glass Top

    Apr 20, 2005 by
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    Pros: Fashionable Cooktop, suits an updated decor
    Cons: Presents extremely serious safety issues

    Summary: The cooktop was part of the modernized kitchen in our recently purchased house. I was quite satisfied with it until yesterday, when it exploded into thousands and thousands of pieces. I was boiling soup and from the next room I heard a terrific ... read more

  • JGP636 Exploded Glass top

    Dec 23, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Nice looking stove. I like the five burners.
    Cons: Concerned about the safety issues regarding glass top.

    Summary: This stovetop came with the 2 1/2 year old house that we recently bought. The glass was very easy to keep clean and it's a nice looking unit. A week ago as I was boiling potatoes the glass top exploded, shooting glass across my kitchen. I'm thankful ... read more

  • Glass cooktop shatters

    Aug 24, 2004 by
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    Pros: Can be difficult to clean, but if you are patient, it does clean eventually.
    Cons: Do not purchase this product, it's a safety hazard; glasstop can explode.

    Summary: We purchased this glass range top as part of an appliance "package" when we bought our home four years ago. We use it everyday, and although difficult to clean, a lot of elbow grease gets the job done. Last Saturday, I was cooking dinner on two of ... read more

  • Decent cooktop for the money

    Dec 29, 2003 by
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    Pros: 5 burners with well spaced BTU ranges, relatively inexpensive for me
    Cons: Black glass is difficult to keep clean

    Summary: I purchased this as part of a new house. The builder allowed this choice as one of many upgrades. After a little research, this seemed like the best value (based on other options available). Mine was installed with a telescoping downdraft in an island ... read more

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