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GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker

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GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker

At 200 watts, this energy efficient GE Digital Slow Cooker boasts a 25% lower energy consumption than conventional slow cookers without sacrificing the performance and flavor of true slow cooking.
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Questions & Answers for GE GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker

Question

Insert Flawed

Does GE replace insert if it peels?
asked 4 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
No. Ge replaces nothing. This is a walmart product stamped witb a GE name.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 2
You would have to check with the warranty if any came with it. Or reach out to GE regarding the insert flaw.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Boogie2012
 - Breinigsville, PA
answer 3
What do you mean "if?" The super-thin, cheesy non-stick will pit and peel no matter what you do.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Rikkk
Question

Capacity

I am not familiar with capacities, but I would like to know if I can feed a family of 4 + a 2 year old. Say about 7 country style ribs..do they fit nicely?
asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Well...one of the recipes calls for a 4 1/2 lb. beef brisket, another couple for 3-4 lb roasts with veggies
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
starrshine
answer 2
This pot should have plenty of room for 7-10 country style ribs
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 3
This unit is one of the largest made. It will cook plenty of ribs, more than 7 country ribs. A smart purchase for the number of people in your family:)
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
tinaat1013
 - Va Beach, VA
answer 4
We are using the pot for a family of 5 (sometimes 6) and the capacity is just fine. I can't specifically answer the questions about the ribs but I imagine you could if you cut them up to fit the pot. You can get a few pots that are bigger than 6 quarts but I would say that this size is the most versatile for most families.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
NaperShoper
 - Chicagoland
answer 5
Yes, you will not have any problems.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
CookinginNaples
 - Naples, FL
Question

I have lost my manual for this crockpot #169200. Where do I download it at?

asked 4 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
http://www.gehousewares.com/products/200991615149281.pdf
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
kochrk
answer 2
http://www.gehousewares.com/products/200991615149281.pdf
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
KiwiDolphin2001
answer 3
Good luck. This is not a true GE product so no info is available on their website.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 4
try gehousewares.com
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
polishb
 - mn
answer 5
I googled it and found it here:

http://www.gehousewares.com/Browse_Product.aspx?category_id=8
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
Pugmax88
 - NY
Question

locking lid

can you actually lock the lid yourself so it won't spill when traveling?
asked 4 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - CONNECTICUT
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes you can, on the insert handles there is sliding buttons with 3 raised groves on them. Just slide them over the glass lid.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
whatchamicallit
 - Wood, PA
answer 2
Yes. The lid lock is one of the best features of this pot. It does have a small vent hole in the lid but i travel with it full of chili and never had an issue. The lid also has a rubber gasket which helps keep liquid from sliding under the edge.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 3
Yes you can lock the lid and it has a good seal. To lock just slide the plastic lock out on both sides. It only causion it not to lock it while cooking.
answered 3 years ago
By
Boatist
 - Sacramento
answer 4
Yes, within reason.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
NaperShoper
 - Chicagoland
answer 5
Yes, there is a slide clip on both sides of the lid that you move over the lid to lock it securely.
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
chrissy13
 - Nathrop, CO
Question

Does it take alot lot longer to cook than traditional crockpots because of the low wattage?

asked 4 years, 6 months ago
By
zanobia55
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
This pot heats very slow. Cost me a chili cookoff because the dried beans took forever to cook. If you cook chilj use canned beans :)
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 2
After 1 hour on high with just 2 courts of water it's inside temperature 2 degrees hotter than our other stonewear cooker.
answered 3 years ago
By
Boatist
 - Sacramento
answer 3
Not at all. I have used clow cookers for over twenty years and this one is by far the best I have owned. It cooks nice and evenly. I love the fact that after I set it to cook for a specific time, it automatically shifts to the warm setting. This way if I am out of the house, I know the food will remain warm without overcooking.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
tinaat1013
 - Va Beach, VA
answer 4
Cooks in about the same time as my old crock pot. The pot is insulated making it more efficient.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
NaperShoper
 - Chicagoland
answer 5
I haven't run into that problem with the dishes cooked so far.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
AZSlowCookinGma
 - Arizona
Question

Where can I get a manual for it?

asked 2 years ago
By
Schmuffin
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
http://www.gehousewares.com/products/200991615149281.pdf
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
kochrk
answer 2
http://www.gehousewares.com/products/200991615149281.pdf
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
KiwiDolphin2001
answer 3
You might try GE's customer Assistance phone number (1-877-207-0923).
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
WeBWalmartin
 - Fort Worth, Texas
answer 4
Go to Hamilton Beach and insert the Model number something should happen
answered 2 years ago
By
BigPapa54
 - OKC
answer 5
The PDF can be found here...
http://www.gehousewares.com/products/200991615149281.pdf
answered 2 years ago
By
LovesTheMovies
Question

Are you able to brown meat on the top of the stove with the insert?

asked 4 years, 5 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
No
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
starrshine
answer 2
I wouldnt. The insert is very thin and the non stick coating isnt very good
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 3
No. The instruction manual clearly states that you should not use the metal insert in a traditional oven or on a cook top.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
secrtamn
 - Overland Park, KS
answer 4
Although the insert isn't ceramic and is similar to the same material as a regular stovetop pan....it's not listed as a recommended use in the users manual. I wouldn't take the chance of ruining the insert by using it for something that it wasn't intended for.
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
Cruizinwithmygirls
 - Pittsboro, NC
Question

Non stick coating.

I used this item just one time and the non stick coating is already starting to peel off.. Anyone else experience this problem?
asked 4 years, 6 months ago
By
ccmd
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
You bet. Cheapest, thinnest non-stick I've ever encountered. Too bad because otherwise this is a well-designed item.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Rikkk
answer 2
The warranty is for two years. I've had mine for a little over a year and the non-stick coating is definitely coming off. It scratches very easily and once it is scratched, the lining really starts to degrade. I will use the crock-pot liners I've found (kind of like those oven bags) until I can replace it. Other than the lining, it's a good crockpot. As I understand it, you have to mail the whole thing back to them to use the warranty. Not worth the postage.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
SoupWeather
answer 3
Yes, I have had this problem too. I noticed a pea-sized "wrinkle" in the teflon coating and merely brushing it with my fingernail caused the teflon coating to peel off and expose the metal underneath. There are several other nicks in the coating both in the bottom of the pan and inside the rim of the pan below the outer edge. I know for a fact that no metal utensils have been used in this pan.
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
SlowerCooker
answer 4
No - Have only used twice and am impressed with the ease of cleaning and durability
answered 4 years, 6 months ago
By
AZSlowCookinGma
 - Arizona
Question

faulty insert

My GE slow cooker is only 13 months old, (no receipt) but bought is just before moving to Maryland, anyway the insert non stick coating is "pitting" or flaking off in spots, can I purchase just the insert from Wal mart or GE?
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
By
TomC5510
 - Annapolis MD
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Call 1 877 207 0923 (US)
http://www.gehousewares.com/products/200991615149281.pdf
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
KiwiDolphin2001
answer 2
No replacement parts are available the i have found because this is not a true GE product its a walmart product manufactured by GE
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 3
I would opt for another model...I've had mine 10 days and the non stick is already flaking after hand washing 3 times!
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
MommaSars
 - Spokane, WA
answer 4
I wouldn't even waste my money buying a new insert (if that's even an option) I registered for one during my wedding and ended up geting two. One was put into the dish washer and peeled and pitted withint the third use. The second was taken out from our gift closet and only hand washed only to see that we had the same exact experience.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
mlab4
 - Baton Rouge, LA
Question

Is there an optional "meat rack" available for this model?

asked 3 years ago
By
WoosterCook
on GE 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
I don't see any reference to this in the manual or on the website. Also a metal rack would not be good for the non-stick surface of the pan.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
kochrk
answer 2
Nothing is available for this pot. Not even replacement parts, lids etc
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Grayson75
 - yorktown va
answer 3
I've been interested in the same thing. I'm keeping my eyes open for some small roasting racks.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Marshman1k
 - Windsor Locks, CT
answer 4
NO
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
EilishF
 - MA
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