Whirlpool Drop-In Ceramic Electric Range User's Manual

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
30" (76.2 CM) DROP-IN CERAMIC ELECTRIC RANGE
Table of Contents
RANGE SAFETY .............................................................................1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................2
Tools and Parts ............................................................................2
Location Requirements ................................................................2
Electrical Requirements ...............................................................4
Countertop Preparation ...............................................................4
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................5
Prepare Drop-In Range ................................................................5
Remove Oven Trim ......................................................................5
Make Electrical Connection .........................................................6
Install Range.................................................................................7
Complete Installation ...................................................................8
RANGE SAFETY
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.”
These words mean:
DANGER
WARNING
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
IMPORTANT:
Save for local electrical inspector's use.
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WARNING
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
Securely attach mounting screws to cabinet.
Reattach mounting screws if the range is moved.
See installation instructions for details.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or serious burns to children and adults.
Making sure the mounting screws are installed:
Mounting • Remove side trim from both sides of the range.
screw
• Look for screws securely attached to cabinet.
• Replace side trim.
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
■
The anti-tip mounting screws must be installed. See “Install
Range” section.
■
The range should be located for convenient use in the
kitchen.
■
To eliminate the risk of burns or fire by reaching over heated
surface units, cabinet storage space located above the
surface units should be avoided. If cabinet storage is to be
provided, the risk can be reduced by installing a range hood
or microwave range hood combination that projects
horizontally a minimum of 5" (12.7 cm) beyond the bottom of
the cabinets.
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Range support slats must be solid, level and flush with
bottom of cabinet cutout. Floor must be able to support a
weight of 225 lbs (102.0 kg).
Tools and Parts
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
here.
Tools needed
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Phillips screwdriver
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Measuring tape
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Router
■
Level
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¹⁄₂" router bit
Parts needed
■
A UL listed or CSA approved conduit connector
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UL listed wire connectors
Parts supplied
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2 - #8-14 x 1" screws
Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply. See
“Electrical Requirements.”
It is recommended that all electrical connections be made by a
licensed, qualified electrical installer.
Location Requirements
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
■ It is the installer’s responsibility to comply with installation
clearances specified on the model/serial rating plate. The
model/serial rating plate is located on the right-hand side
oven door trim.
■
Cabinet opening dimensions that are shown must be used.
Given dimensions are minimum clearances.
■
Recessed installation area must provide complete enclosure
around the recessed portion of the range.
■
Grounded electrical supply is required. See “Electrical
Requirements” section.
■
Electrical supply junction box should be located on rear wall.
Bottom of junction box should be 30¾" (78.1 cm) max. from
top of countertop.
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IMPORTANT: To avoid damage to your cabinets, check with your
builder or cabinet supplier to make sure that the materials used
will not discolor, delaminate or sustain other damage. This oven
has been designed in accordance with the requirements of UL
and CSA International and complies with the maximum allowable
wood cabinet temperatures of 194°F (90°C).
Mobile Home - Additional Installation Requirements
The installation of this range must conform to the Manufactured
Home Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280
(formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction
and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280). When such standard is not
applicable, use the Standard for Manufactured Home
Installations, ANSI A225.1/NFPA 501A or follow local codes.
Mobile home installations require:
■ When this range is installed in a mobile home, it must be
secured to the floor during transit. Any method of securing
the range is adequate as long as it conforms to the standards
listed above.
■
Four-wire power supply cord or cable must be used in a
mobile home installation. The appliance wiring will need to be
revised. See “Electrical Connection” section.
Front view of cabinet cutout
Product Dimensions
B
D
D
E
C
A
C
F
B
G
A
F
E
G
J
I
H
A. 30³⁄₄" (78.1 cm) recessed
height from underside of
cooktop to support slats
B. 29⁷⁄₃₂" (74.2 cm) cooktop
recessed width
C. 28⁵⁄₃₂" (71.5 cm) range
recessed width
D. 24¹³⁄₃₂" (62 cm) to back of
range
E. 21⁷⁄₈" (55.6 cm) cooktop
depth
F. 31³⁄₈" (79.7 cm) overall height
G. Model/serial number plate
H. 30" (76.2 cm) overall width
I. 23¹⁄₈" (58.7 cm) recessed
depth
J. Shipping foot (temporary)
A. Top of countertop must be level across front, and front to back.
B. Locate electrical junction box on rear wall. Bottom of junction box
should be 30¾" (78.1 cm) max. from top of countertop.
C. 28½" (72.4 cm) min. opening width for range
D. 29³⁄₈" (74.6 cm) opening width required for cooktop
E. ⁷⁄₈" (1.9 cm) min. required between cutout and cabinet door or
hinge
F. 30³⁄₄" (78.1 cm) top of countertop to bottom of front cabinet
cutout/support slats
G. 36" (91.4 cm) overall countertop height
Side view of cabinet cutout
C
Cabinet Dimensions
IMPORTANT: If installing a range hood or microwave hood
combination above the range, follow the range hood or
microwave hood combination installation instructions for
dimensional clearances above the cooktop surface.
Top view of cabinet cutout
D
B
G
A
A
H
E
F
B
C
D
A. 1¹⁄₂" (3.8 cm) max. countertop thickness
B. ¹⁄₄" (0.6 cm) radius both corners
C. 30³⁄₄" (78.1 cm) top of countertop to support slats
D. 3¹⁄₂" (8.9 cm) wide support slat on each side*.
*Slats must be level front to back, as well as with each other.
A. Floor
B. Wall
C. 13" (33.0 cm) max. upper cabinet depth
D. For minimum clearances to top of cooktop, see NOTE*
E. 1¹⁄₈" (2.9 cm) max.
F. Cabinet front
G. 20⁵⁄₁₆" (51.6 cm)
H. 25" (63.5 cm) countertop depth
24" (61.0 cm) lower cabinet depth
*NOTE: 24" (61.0 cm) minimum when bottom of wood or metal
cabinet is covered by not less than ¹⁄₄" (0.64 cm) flame retardant
millboard covered with not less than No. 28 MSG sheet steel,
0.015" (0.4 mm) stainless steel, 0.024" (0.6 mm) aluminum or
0.020" (0.5 mm) copper.
30" (76.2 cm) minimum clearance between the top of the
cooking platform and the bottom of an uncovered wood or metal
cabinet.
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Electrical Requirements
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrical installer determine that
the ground path and wire gauge are in accordance with local
codes.
Check with a qualified electrical installer if you are not sure the
range is properly grounded.
This range must be connected to a grounded metal, permanent
wiring system.
Be sure that the electrical connection and wire size are adequate
and in conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/
NFPA 70-latest edition or CSA Standards C22.1-94, Canadian
Electrical Code, Part 1 and C22.2 No. O-M91-latest edition, and
all local codes and ordinances.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02269
CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Road
Cleveland, OH 44131-5575
Countertop Preparation
Front edges:
You may need to shave or cut the trim of formed or metal frontedged countertops to clear the 30" (76.2 cm) width of the
cooktop.
If countertop thickness is more than 1¹⁄₂" (3.8 cm) thick:
Countertop must be notched as shown to avoid damaging the
oven control panel.
C
A
B
Electrical Connection
To properly install your range, you must determine the type of
electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions
provided for it here.
■ Range must be connected to the proper electrical voltage
and frequency as specified on the model/serial number rating
plate. The model/serial number rating plate is located on the
bottom of the right-hand mounting rail. See the following
illustration.
A. Notch width to be equal on both sides
B. 30¹⁄₈" (76.5 cm) width
C. 1¹⁄₂" (3.8 cm) max.
If countertop extends more than 1¹⁄₈" (2.9 cm) beyond cabinet
front:
Notch countertop as shown to clear oven control panels.
C
A
A
B
D
A. Notch width to be equal on both sides
B. 30¹⁄₈" (76.5 cm) width
C. Cabinet front
D. 1¹⁄₈" (3.8 cm) max.
A. Model/serial rating plate
■
Models rated from 12.7 kW at 240 volts (9.5 at 208 volts)
require a separate 50-amp circuit.
■
A circuit breaker is recommended.
■
Flexible cable from appliance should be connected directly to
the junction box.
■
Do not cut the conduit. The length of conduit provided is for
serviceability of the range.
■
A UL listed or CSA approved conduit connector must be
provided.
■
If the house has aluminum wiring, follow the procedure
below:
1. Connect a section of solid copper wire to the ends of the
flexible conduit leads.
2. Connect the aluminum wiring to the added section of
copper wire using special connectors and/or tools
designed and UL listed for joining copper to aluminum.
Follow the electrical connector manufacturer's recommended
procedure. Aluminum/copper connection must conform with
local codes and industry accepted wiring practices.
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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Prepare Drop-In Range
1. Decide on the final location for the range. Locate existing
wiring to avoid drilling into or severing wiring during
installation.
3. Grasp the edges of the oven door with both hands and close
the oven door until it stops. Lift and pull oven door toward
you and remove. Set the oven door aside on a covered work
surface.
WARNING
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install range.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
2. To avoid floor damage, set the range onto cardboard prior to
installation. Do not use oven door handle or any portion of the
front frame or trim for lifting.
To avoid damage to the lower oven trim, do not remove the
shipping feet at the front lower corners of the range until the
range is inserted into cabinet.
4. Remove bottom screw on each side of the oven trim.
5. Grasp the bottom end of trim and pull away from oven.
3. Remove the shipping materials and tape from the range.
4. Remove the hardware package from inside the bag
containing literature.
5. Remove and set aside racks and other parts from inside the
oven.
6. Move range and cardboard close to the range’s final location.
A
Remove Oven Trim
IMPORTANT: Use both hands to remove oven doors.
1. Open the oven door.
2. Locate the oven door latches in both corners of the oven
door, and rotate the latches forward to the unlocked position.
A. Oven trim
6. Slide top end of trim downward to remove trim from oven. Set
trim aside.
A
A. Oven door latch in locked
position
B
B. Oven door latch in unlocked
position
5
Make Electrical Connection
WARNING
4-Wire Cable from Home Power Supply
IMPORTANT: Use the 4-wire cable from home power supply
where local codes do not allow grounding through neutral, New
Branch circuit installations (1996 NEC), mobile homes,
recreational vehicles, and new construction.
A
B
E
F
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect power before servicing.
G
Use 8 gauge solid copper wire.
Electrically ground oven.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
This range is manufactured with a neutral (white) power supply
wire and a cabinet-connected green (or bare) ground wire twisted
together.
1. Disconnect power.
2. Feed the flexible cable conduit from the range through the
opening in the cabinet.
3. Remove junction box cover if it is present.
4. Install a UL listed or CSA approved conduit connector to the
junction box.
A
A. UL listed or CSA approved conduit connector
5. Route the flexible cable conduit from the range to the junction
box through a UL listed or CSA approved conduit connector.
6. Tighten screws on conduit connector.
7. See “Electrical Connection Options Chart” to complete
installation for your type of electrical connection.
Electrical Connection Options Chart
If your home has:
Go to section:
4-wire
4-wire Cable from Home
Power Supply
C
H
D
I
A. Cable from home power supply
B. Black wires
C. Red wires
D. 4-wire flexible cable from range
E. Junction box
F. White wires
G. UL listed wire connectors
H. Green (or bare) ground wires
I. UL listed or CSA approved
conduit connector
1. Connect the 2 black wires (B) together using a UL listed wire
connector.
2. Connect the 2 red wires (C) together using a UL listed wire
connector.
3. Untwist white wire from green (or bare) ground wire coming
from the range.
4. Connect the 2 white wires (F) together using a UL listed wire
connector.
5. Connect the green (or bare) ground wire (H) from the range
cable to the green (or bare) ground wire (in the junction box)
using a UL listed wire connector.
6. Install junction box cover.
3-Wire Cable from Home Power Supply
IMPORTANT: Use the 3-wire cable from home power supply
where local codes permit a 3-wire connection.
A
B
C
G
H
½"
(1.3 cm)
3-wire
D
3-wire Cable from Home
Power Supply
E
F
½"
(1.3 cm)
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A. Cable from home power supply
B. Junction box
C. Black wires
D. White wires
E. Green (or bare) ground wire
(from range)
I
F. 4-wire flexible cable from
range
G. Red wires
H. UL listed wire connectors
I. UL listed or CSA approved
conduit connector
1. Connect the 2 black wires (C) together using a UL listed wire
connector.
2. Connect the 2 white wires (D) and the green (or bare) ground
wire (of the range cable) using a UL listed wire connector.
3. Connect the 2 red wires (G) together using a UL listed wire
connector.
4. Install junction box cover.
A
Install Range
1. Using 2 or more people, lift range partially into cabinet cutout
using the oven opening as an area to grip.
NOTE: Push against seal area of oven front frame when
pushing range into cabinet. Do not push against outside
edges.
A. 2 screws
6. Slide top end of each trim piece upward onto range side rails.
2. Push against seal area of front frame to push range into
cabinet until shipping feet almost contact cabinet.
7. Push each trim piece into place at bottom of trim.
A
A
A. Shipping foot
3. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove and discard shipping
feet.
4. Push range completely into cabinet and center range in
cabinet cutout.
WARNING
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
Securely attach mounting screws to cabinet.
Reattach mounting screws if the range is moved.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or serious burns to children and adults.
A. Oven trim
8. Use screws to attach each trim piece to range.
9. Replace oven racks.
10. Replace oven door by inserting ends of hinges into hinge
slots in the oven frame.
11. Push hinges in as far as they will go and open the oven door.
You should feel the oven door drop into place.
12. Rotate both hinge latches back to the locked position.
13. Check that the door is free to open and close. If it is not,
repeat the removal and installation procedures. See “Remove
Oven Trim” section.
14. Reconnect power.
15. Display panel will light briefly, and “PF” should appear in the
display.
16. If display panel does not light, please reference the
“Assistance or Service” section of the Use and Care Guide or
contact the dealer from whom you purchased your range.
5. Securely fasten range to cabinet using the two #8-14 x 1"
screws provided. Insert the screws through holes in mounting
rails. Do not overtighten screws.
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Complete Installation
1. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part,
go back through the steps to see which step was skipped.
2. Check that you have all of your tools.
3. Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials.
4. For range use and cleaning, read the Use and Care Guide.
Check Operation of Cooktop
1. Turn power on. “PF” should appear in the display.
2. Push in and turn each cooktop control knob to HI.
3. Check the operation of the cooktop elements and indicator
lights.
If cooktop element(s) does not operate, check the
following:
Check Operation of Oven
1. Turn power on. “PF” should appear in the display.
2. Press CUSTOM BROIL. “BROIL” will appear in the display.
3. Press START/ENTER. Make sure the oven door is closed and
the “ON” light is shown in the display.
If oven element(s) does not operate, check the following:
■
Household fuse is intact and tight; or circuit breaker has
not tripped.
■
Electrical supply is connected.
■
See “Troubleshooting” section in the Use and Care Guide.
■
Household fuse is intact and tight; or circuit breaker has
not tripped.
4. When oven has been on for 5 minutes, feel for heat:
If you do not feel heat or an “F” followed by a number
appears in the display, turn off the oven and contact a
qualified electrician.
■
Electrical supply is connected.
If you need Assistance or Service:
■
See “Troubleshooting” section in the Use and Care Guide.
Please reference the “Assistance or Service” section of the Use
and Care Guide or contact the dealer from whom you purchased
your range.
4. Turn cooktop control knob to OFF.
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