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Humming or Crackling Noise on an Induction Cooktop

Humming or Crackling Noises on your  KitchenAid Cooktop

A low humming sound may occur during cooking. The cause of this is the amount of energy which is transmitted from the appliance to the cookware. This sound will quiet or go away when the power is turned down. 

A crackling sound may also occur when cookware consisting of different materials are used. The noise is caused by vibrations in the joint faces between the different layers. It may change depending on the amount and type of food being cooked. If desired, try a different power setting or cookware.

NOTE: People with a pacemaker or similar medical device should use care when standing near this induction cooktop while it is on. The
electromagnetic field may affect the pacemaker or similar device. Consult your doctor, or the manufacturer of the pacemaker or similar
medical device for additional information about its effects with electromagnetic fields of the induction cooktop.